Issue 36 of Science@ifpen
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Operando spectroscopy in full transparency

The purification of oil feeds for obtaining clean fuels, as well as the treatment of bio-based feeds that can be incorporated in diesel fuels, rely on the hydrotreatment process and hence on the
Issue 36 of Science@ifpen
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InSPIRed process control

R&D work in the field of process monitoring aims to gain a better understanding of the phenomena involved, increase productivity and enhance safety. In this context, Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)
Issue 36 of Science@ifpen
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Raman: the secret of a successful separation

The development and optimization of chemical processes increasingly involves the instrumentation of pilot and industrial units with inline effluent analysis technologies, capable of supplying relevant
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Catalyst selectivity: spectral investigations

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Issue 28 Science@ifpen
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Surface characterization at the right TEMPO

The value of X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) resides in its capacity to supply information on the surface elementary composition (a few nm) and the chemical environment of the atoms probed ,
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ROCK sets the rhythm for catalyst activation

The development of more efficient hydrotreatment catalysts , based on molybdenum (Mo), requires advanced characterization methods that allow materials to be studied in conditions that match those of
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Infrared and SOLEIL: good vibrations under the microscope

Improving the reactional performance of a catalytic material (obtained by applying an active phase onto oxide grains) requires a better understanding of the mechanisms involved in the reaction . More
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Characterizing catalysts for Fischer-Tropsch: a question of SWING

Fischer-Tropsch synthesis is a catalytic process to produce hydrocarbons from a syngas, which could come from biomass. It is therefore an alternative process to help reduce the share of oil in the