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A breakthrough in sustainable methane utilization technology
04/04/2023 03:39 PM | Click to read full article
99.5% of combustible ice is methane, making it an important reserve energy source. If the methane can be converted into liquid products, it will provide a new prospect for the utilization of combustible ice. A team led by Prof. Xiong Yujie and Prof. Long Ran from the University of Science and Technology (USTC) developed an efficient photocatalytic methane halogenation tech using only light, methane and seawater, the products of which can further transform into methanol and pharmaceutical intermediates.