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ELECTROCHEMICAL AND PHOTOELECTROCHEMICAL OXIDATION OF 5-HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURAL TO 2,5-FURANDICARBOXYLIC ACID AND 2,5-DIFORMYLFURAN

United States Patent Application

20170145572
A1
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Electrochemical and photoelectrochemical cells for the oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid and/or 2,5-diformylfuran are provided. Also provided are methods of using the cells to carry out the electrochemical and photoelectrochemical oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid and/or 2,5-diformylfuran.
Choi, Kyoung-Shin (Fitchburg, WI), Cha, Hyun Gil (Madison, WI)
15/ 421,750
February 1, 2017
REFERENCE TO GOVERNMENT RIGHTS [0002] This invention was made with government support under DE-SC0008707 awarded by the US Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.