CO2 challenges organic solvents

Rotman, David
January 1997
Chemical Week;1/1/1997, Vol. 159 Issue 1, p41
Trade Publication
Reports on the synthesis of surfactants by a team of international scientists that boost the solubilizing properties of carbon dioxide (CO2). Potential opportunities for using CO2 as an environmentally benign alternative to organic solvents; Ability of surfactants to disperse otherwise insoluble material into a continuous phase with liquid or supercritical CO2.


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