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Some Recent Papers

Publications in the period since 2014

Hodgson, P. & Dennis, J. S. (2018). Butanol recovery method and application. International Patent Application PCT/GB2018/000057 (Cambridge Enterprise). Filing date: 4/04/2018.

Chan, M. S., Marek, E., Scott, S. A. & Dennis J. S. (2017). Epoxidation of alkenes using a chemical looping method. Patent GB1713951.0, CE Reference: Mar-3508-17 (Filing date expected December 2018).

Harding, K. G., Dennis, J. S., & Harrison, S. T. L. (2018). Generic flowsheeting approach to generating first estimate material and energy balance data for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Penicillin V production. Sustainable Production and Consumption, 15, 89-95. doi:10.1016/j.spc.2018.05.004

Schnellmann, M. A., Heuberger, C. F., Scott, S. A., Dennis, J. S., & Mac Dowell, N. (2018). Quantifying the role and value of chemical looping combustion in future electricity systems via a retrosynthetic approach. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 73, 1-15. doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.03.016

Görke, R. H., Hu, W., Dunstan, M. T., Dennis, J. S., & Scott, S. A. (2018). Exploration of the material property space for chemical looping air separation applied to carbon capture and storage. Applied Energy, 212, 478-488. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.11.083

Schnellmann, M. A., Donat, F., Scott, S. A., Williams, G. & Dennis, J. S. (2018). The effect of different particle residence time distributions on the chemical looping process. Applied Energg, 216, 358-366. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.02.046

Chan. M. S. C., Baldovi, H. G. & Dennis, J. S. (2018). Enhancing the capacity of oxygen carriers for selective oxidations through phase cooperation: bismuth oxide and ceria-zirconia.. Catalysis Science & Technology, 8, 887-897. doi: 10.1039/c7cy01992k.

Chan. M. S. C., Marek, E., Scott, S. A. & Dennis, J. S. (2018). Chemical looping epoxidation. J. Catalysis, 359, 1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcat.2017.12.030.

Hu, W., Marek, E., Donat, F., Dennis, J. S., & Scott, S. A. (2018). A thermogravimetric method for the measurement of CO/CO2 ratio at the surface of carbon during combustion. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. doi:10.1016/j.proci.2018.05.040

Van Uytvanck, P. P., Haire, G., Marshall, P. J., & Dennis, J. S. (2017). Impact on the Polyester Value Chain of Using p-Xylene Derived from Biomass. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 5(5), 4119-4126. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b00105

Bhave, A., Taylor, R. H. S., Fennell, P., Livingston, W. R., Shah, N., Dowell, N. M., . . . Akroyd, J. (2017). Screening and techno-economic assessment of biomass-based power generation with CCS technologies to meet 2050 CO2 targets. Applied Energy, 190, 481-489. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.12.120

Li, P., Liu, W., Dennis, J. S., & Zeng, H. C. (2017). Synthetic Architecture of MgO/C Nanocomposite from Hierarchical-Structured Coordination Polymer toward Enhanced CO2 Capture.. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 9(11), 9592-9602. doi:10.1021/acsami.6b14960

Tagliaferri, C., Görke, R., Scott, S., Dennis, J., & Lettieri, P. (2018). Life cycle assessment of optimised chemical looping air separation systems for electricity production. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 131, 686-698. doi:10.1016/j.cherd.2017.11.010

Hu, W., Donat, F., Scott, S. A., & Dennis, J. S. (2016). The interaction between CuO and Al2O3 and the reactivity of copper aluminates below 1000 °C and their implication on the use of the Cu-Al-O system for oxygen storage and production. RSC Advances, 6(114), 113016-113024. doi:10.1039/c6ra22712k

Dai, P., González, B., & Dennis, J. S. (2016). Using an experimentally-determined model of the evolution of pore structure for the calcination of cycled limestones. Chemical Engineering Journal, 304, 175-185. doi:10.1016/j.cej.2016.06.068

Boyce, C. M., Rice, N. P., Ozel, A., Davidson, J. F., Sederman, A. J., Gladden, L. F., Holland, D. J. (2016). Magnetic resonance characterization of coupled gas and particle dynamics in a bubbling fluidized bed. Physical Review Fluids, 1(7). doi:10.1103/PhysRevFluids.1.074201

Lim, J. Y., McGregor, J., Sederman, A. J., & Dennis, J. S. (2016). The role of the Boudouard and water–gas shift reactions in the methanation of CO or CO2 over Ni/γ-Al2O3 catalyst. Chemical Engineering Science, 152, 754-766. doi:10.1016/j.ces.2016.06.042

Schnellmann, M. A., Scott, S. A., Williams, G., & Dennis, J. S. (2016). Sensitivity of chemical-looping combustion to particle reaction kinetics. Chemical Engineering Science, 152, 21-25. doi:10.1016/j.ces.2016.05.028

Donat, F., Hu, W., Scott, S. A., & Dennis, J. S. (2016). Use of a Chemical-Looping Reaction to Determine the Residence Time Distribution of Solids in a Circulating Fluidized Bed. Energy Technology, 4(10), 1230-1236. doi:10.1002/ente.201600140

Hubble, R. A., Lim, J. Y., & Dennis, J. S. (2016). Kinetic studies of CO2 methanation over a Ni/γ-Al2O3 catalyst.. Faraday Discuss, 192, 529-544. doi:10.1039/c6fd00043f

Dunstan, M. T., Maugeri, S. A., Liu, W., Tucker, M. G., Taiwo, O. O., Gonzalez, B., . . . Grey, C. P. (2016). In situ studies of materials for high temperature CO2 capture and storage.. Faraday Discuss, 192, 217-240. doi:10.1039/c6fd00047a

Chan, M. S. C., Liu, W., Ismail, M., Yang, Y., Scott, S. A., & Dennis, J. S. (2016). Improving hydrogen yields, and hydrogen: Steam ratio in the chemical looping production of hydrogen using Ca2Fe2O5. Chemical Engineering Journal, 296, 406-411. doi:10.1016/j.cej.2016.03.132

Boyce, C. M., Rice, N. P., Davidson, J. F., Sederman, A. J., Gladden, L.F., Sundaresan, S., Dennis, J. S., & Holland, D. J. (2016). Magnetic resonance characterisation of coupled gas and particle dynamics in a bubbling fluidised bed. Physical Review Fluids, Acceptance LQ15636F, 3rd October.

Boyce, C. M., Rice, N. P., Davidson, J. F., Sederman, A. J., Dennis, J. S., & Holland, D. J. (2016). Magnetic resonance imaging of gas dynamics in the freeboard of fixed beds and bubbling fluidized beds. Chemical Engineering Science, 147, 13-20. doi:10.1016/j.ces.2016.03.005

Lim, J. Y., McGregor, J., Sederman, A. J., & Dennis, J. S. (2016). Kinetic studies of the methanation of CO over a Ni/γ-Al2O3 catalyst using a batch reactor. Chemical Engineering Science, 146, 316-336. doi:10.1016/j.ces.2016.02.001

Dai, P., Dennis, J. S., & Scott, S. A. (2016). Using an experimentally-determined model of the evolution of pore structure for the gasification of chars by CO2. Fuel, 171, 29-43. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2015.12.041

Yang Lim, J., McGregor, J., Sederman, A. J., & Dennis, J. S. (2016). Kinetic studies of CO2 methanation over a Ni/γ-Al2O3 catalyst using a batch reactor. Chemical Engineering Science, 141, 28-45. doi:10.1016/j.ces.2015.10.026

Boyce, C. M., Rice, N. P., Sederman, A. J., Dennis, J. S., & Holland, D. J. (2016). 11-interval PFG pulse sequence for improved measurement of fast velocities of fluids with high diffusivity in systems with short T2(∗).. J Magn Reson, 265, 67-76. doi:10.1016/j.jmr.2016.01.023

González, B., Liu, W., Sultan, D. S., & Dennis, J. S. (2016). The effect of steam on a synthetic Ca-based sorbent for carbon capture. Chemical Engineering Journal, 285, 378-383. doi:10.1016/j.cej.2015.09.107

Liu, W., González, B., Dunstan, M. T., Sultan, D. S., Pavan, A., Ling, C. D., Dennis, J. S. (2016). Structural evolution in synthetic, Ca-based sorbents for carbon capture. Chemical Engineering Science, 139, 15-26. doi:10.1016/j.ces.2015.09.016

Hu, W., Donat, F., Scott, S. A., & Dennis, J. S. (2016). Kinetics of oxygen uncoupling of a copper based oxygen carrier. Applied Energy, 161, 92-100. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.10.006

Boyce, C. M., Holland, D. J., Scott, S. A., & Dennis, J. S. (2015). Limitations on Fluid Grid Sizing for Using Volume-Averaged Fluid Equations in Discrete Element Models of Fluidized Beds. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 54(43), 10684-10697. doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03186

Donat, F., Hu, W., Scott, S. A., & Dennis, J. S. (2015). Characteristics of Copper-based Oxygen Carriers Supported on Calcium Aluminates for Chemical-Looping Combustion with Oxygen Uncoupling (CLOU). Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 54(26), 6713-6723. doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b01172

Chandrasekera, T. C., Li, Y., Moody, D., Schnellmann, M. A., Dennis, J. S., & Holland, D. J. (2015). Measurement of bubble sizes in fluidised beds using electrical capacitance tomography. Chemical Engineering Science, 126, 679-687. doi:10.1016/j.ces.2015.01.011

Saucedo, M. A., Butel, M., Scott, S. A., Collings, N., & Dennis, J. S. (2015). Significance of gasification during oxy-fuel combustion of a lignite char in a fluidised bed using a fast UEGO sensor. Fuel, 144, 423-438. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2014.10.029

Pore, M., Ong, G. H., Boyce, C. M., Materazzi, M., Gargiuli, J., Leadbeater, T., Parker, D. J. (2015). A comparison of magnetic resonance, X-ray and positron emission particle tracking measurements of a single jet of gas entering a bed of particles. Chemical Engineering Science, 122, 210-218. doi:10.1016/j.ces.2014.09.029

Saucedo, M. A., Dennis, J. S., & Scott, S. A. (2015). Modelling rates of gasification of a char particle in chemical looping combustion. In Proceedings of the Combustion Institute Vol. 35 (pp. 2785-2792). doi:10.1016/j.proci.2014.-07.005

Azadi, P., Brownbridge, G., Kemp, I., Mosbach, S., Dennis, J. S., & Kraft, M. (2015). Microkinetic modeling of the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis over cobalt catalysts. ChemCatChem, 7(1), 137-143. doi:10.1002/cctc.201402662

Lu, X., Boyce, C. M., Scott, S. A., Dennis, J. S., & Holland, D. J. (2015). Investigation of two-fluid models of fluidisation using magnetic resonance and discrete element simulations. In Procedia Engineering Vol. 102 (pp. 1436-1445). doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2015.01.277

Liu, W., Ismail, M., Dunstan, M. T., Hu, W., Zhang, Z., Fennell, P. S., Dennis, J. S. (2015). Inhibiting the interaction between FeO and Al2O3 during chemical looping production of hydrogen. RSC Advances, 5(3), 1759-1771. doi:10.1039/c4ra11891j

Liu, W., Lim, J. Y., Saucedo, M. A., Hayhurst, A. N., Scott, S. A., & Dennis, J. S. (2014). Kinetics of the reduction of wüstite by hydrogen and carbon monoxide for the chemical looping production of hydrogen. Chemical Engineering Science, 120, 149-166. doi:10.1016/j.ces.2014.08.010

Bajželj, B., Richards, K. S., Allwood, J. M., Smith, P., Dennis, J. S., Curmi, E., & Gilligan, C. A. (2014). Importance of food-demand management for climate mitigation. Nature Climate Change, 4(10), 924-929. doi:10.1038/nclimate2353

Yang, Y., Dennis, J. S., Saeys, M., & Wang, Y. (2014). Catalytic Materials And Catalysis For Low Carbon Technology Preface. CATALYSIS TODAY, 233, 1. doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2014.05.001

Lea-Smith, D. J., Bombelli, P., Dennis, J. S., Scott, S. A., Smith, A. G., & Howe, C. J. (2014). Phycobilisome-Deficient Strains of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 Have Reduced Size and Require Carbon-Limiting Conditions to Exhibit Enhanced Productivity.. Plant Physiol, 165(2), 705-714. doi:10.1104/pp.114.237206

Boyce, C. M., Davidson, J. F., Holland, D. J., Scott, S. A., & Dennis, J. S. (2014). The origin of pressure oscillations in slugging fluidized beds: Comparison of experimental results from magnetic resonance imaging with a discrete element model. Chemical Engineering Science, 116, 611-622. doi:10.1016/j.ces.2014.05.041

Boyce, C. M., Holland, D. J., Scott, S. A., & Dennis, J. S. (2014). Novel fluid grid and voidage calculation techniques for a discrete element model of a 3D cylindrical fluidized bed. Computers and Chemical Engineering, 65, 18-27. doi:10.1016/j.compchemeng.2014.02.019

Saucedo, M. A., Dennis, J. S., & Scott, S. A. (2015). Modelling rates of gasification of a char particle in chemical looping combustion. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35(3), 2785-2792. doi:10.1016/j.proci.2014.07.005

Gladden, L. F., Sederman, A. J., & Dennis, J. S. (2014). Magnetic resonance imaging of single- and two-phase flows. CFB-11: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Technology, 47-53.

Van Uytvanck, P. P., Hallmark, B., Haire, G., Marshall, P. J., & Dennis, J. S. (2014). Impact of biomass on industry: Using ethylene derived from bioethanol within the polyester value chain. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2(5), 1098-1105. doi:10.1021/sc5000804

Saucedo, M. A., Lim, J. Y., Dennis, J. S., & Scott, S. A. (2014). CO2-gasification of a lignite coal in the presence of an iron-based oxygen carrier for chemical-looping combustion. Fuel, 127, 186-201. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2013.07.045

Pott, R. W., Howe, C. J., & Dennis, J. S. (2014). The purification of crude glycerol derived from biodiesel manufacture and its use as a substrate by Rhodopseudomonas palustris to produce hydrogen.. Bioresour Technol, 152, 464-470. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2013.10.094