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Publications, Catalysis for the Upcycling of Polymers
Catalytic Upcycling of High-Density Polyethylene via a Processive Mechanism

Akalanka Tennakoon, Xun Wu, Alexander. L. Paterson, Smita Patnaik, Yuchen Pei, Anne M. LaPointe, Salai C. Ammal, Ryan A. Hackler, Andreas Heyden, Igor I. Slowing, Geoffrey W. Coates, Massimiliano Delferro, Baron Peters, Wenyu Huang, Aaron D. Sadow, Frédéric A. Perras. Nat. Catal. 2020, 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 2020, 437-441. DOI: 10.1126/science.abc5441

Tandem Catalysts for Polyethylene Upcycling: A Simple Kinetic Model

Damien Guironnet and Baron Peters; J. Phys. Chem. A 2020, 3935-3942. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.0c01363

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 Cent. Sci. 2019, 1795–1803. DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.9b00722