Fuels and Methods of Making the Same

Derek Vardon (Inventor), Xiangchen Huo (Inventor), Nabila Huq (Inventor), Huong Nguyen (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The present disclosure relates to a method that includes a first treating of a first mixture that includes a carboxylic acid having between 2 and 12 carbon atoms, inclusively, to form a second mixture that includes a ketone having between 2 and 25 carbon atoms, inclusively, and a second treating of at least a first portion of the second mixture to form a first product that includes a paraffin having 8 or more carbon atoms.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number11,420,912 B2
Filing date23/08/22
StatePublished - 2022

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-5100-83837


  • carboxylic acid
  • deoxygenation
  • ketone
  • paraffin


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