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Publications, Catalysis for the Upcycling of Polymers
Catalytic upcycling of high-density polyethylene via a processive mechanism

Tennakoon, A.;  Wu, X.;  Paterson, A. L.;  Patnaik, S.;  Pei, Y.;  LaPointe, A. M.;  Ammal, S. C.;  Hackler, R. A.;  Heyden, A.;  Slowing, I. I.;  Coates, G. W.;  Delferro, M.;  Peters, B.;  Huang, W.;  Sadow, A. D.; Perras, F. A., Catalytic upcycling of high-density polyethylene via a processive mechanism. Nat. Catal. 2020, 3, 893-901. doi: 10.1038/s41929-020-00519-4

Polyethylene upcycling to long-chain alkylaromatics by tandem hydrogenolysis/aromatization

Fan Zhang, Manhao Zeng, Ryan D. Yappert, Jiakai Sun, Yu-Hsuan Lee, Anne M. LaPointe, Baron Peters, Mahdi M. Abu-Omar, Susannah L. Scott. Science, 23 Oct 2020: Vol. 370, Issue 6515, pp. 437-441. DOI: 10.1126/science.abc5441

Upcycling Single-Use Polyethylene into High-Quality Liquid Products

Gokhan Celik, Robert M. Kennedy, Ryan A. Hackler, Magali Ferrandon, Akalanka Tennakoon, Smita Patnaik, Anne M. LaPointe, Salai C. Ammal, Andreas Heyden, Frédéric A. Perras, Marek Pruski, Susannah L. Scott, Kenneth R. Poeppelmeier, Aaron D. Sadow, and Massimiliano Delferro; ACS Central Science. 2019, 5, 11, 1795–1803 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acscentsci.9b00722