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The Research Behind Our Products

At LignoAdvances, we take pride in the extensive research that goes into the development of all of our products. Our chief researcher and CEO, Pedram Fatehi, has an impressive amount of published lignant-based articles Below are links to his most recent work as well as his most cited articles.

Most Cited:

Production and application of lignosulfonates and sulfonated lignin
Source: ChemSusChem

Separation of lignocellulosic materials by combined processes of pre-hydrolysis and ethanol extraction
Source: Bioresource technology

A combined acidification/PEO flocculation process to improve the lignin removal from the pre-hydrolysis liquor of kraft-based dissolving pulp production process
Source: Bioresource technology


2020 Publications

Phosphorylated kraft lignin with improved thermal stability
Source: International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

Technical lignin and its potential modification routes: a mini-review
Source: Industrial Crops and Products

Lignin-methyl methacrylate polymer as a hydrophobic multifunctional material
Source: Industrial Crops and Products

Surface and interface characteristics of hydrophobic lignin derivatives in solvents and films
Source: Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects

Performance of polyvinyl alcohol hydrogel reinforced with lignin-containing cellulose nanocrystals
Source: Cellulose

Polarity of cationic lignin polymers: Physicochemical behavior in aqueous solutions and suspensions
Source: ChemSusChem

Using Sulfobutylated and Sulfomethylated Lignin as Dispersant for Kaolin Suspension
Source: Polymers

Interaction Mechanism of Anionic Lignin and Cationic Soft Surface in Saline Systems
Source: American Chemical Society

Generation and Use of Lignin-g-AMPS in Extended DLVO Theory for Evaluating the Flocculation of Colloidal Particles
Source: American Chemical Society

High Acid Biochar-Based Solid Acid Catalyst from Corn Stalk for Lignin Hydrothermal Degradation
Source: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute

Generation of sulfonated kraft lignin acrylic acid polymer and its use as a flocculant
Source: Separation Science and Technology

Pickering/non‐Pickering emulsions of nano structured sulfonated lignin derivative
Source: ChemSusChem

Experimental and modeling analysis of lignin derived polymer in flocculating aluminium oxide particles
Source: Separation and Purification Technology

Aggregation and Sedimentation Performance of Lignin and Hemicellulose Derived Flocs in the Spent Liquor of Thermomechanical Pulping Process
Source: Waste and Biomass Valorization

Fabrication of amphoteric lignin and its hydrophilicity/oleophilicity at oil/water interface
Source: Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

Technical lignin and its potential modification routes: A mini-review
Source: United States Department of Agriculture

Interaction of synthetic and lignin-based sulfonated polymers with hydrophilic, hydrophobic, and charged self-assembled monolayers
Source: RSC Advances

2019 Publications

Alteration in interfacial properties and stability of coal water slurry by lignosulfonate
Source: Powder Technology

One-pot preparation of zwitterion-type lignin polymers
Source: International journal of biological macromolecules

Lignin for polymer and nanoparticle production: Current status and challenges
Source: The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering

Modification of Kraft Lignin with Dodecyl Glycidyl Ether
Source: ChemistryOpen

Ultrafast adsorption of heavy metal ions onto functionalized lignin-based hybrid magnetic nanoparticles
Source: Chemical Engineering Journal

Phenomenological Changes in Lignin Following Polymerization and Its Effects on Flocculating Clay Particles
Source: Biomacromolecules

Evolving a flocculation process for isolating lignosulfonate from solution
Source: Separation and Purification Technology

Recent progress in the generation of lignin based water soluble polymers
Source: Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society

Determining the properties of flocs made of aluminum oxide particles and lignin-acrylic acid polymers
Source: Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society

Isolation of Lignocelluloses via Acidification of Hydrolysates Induced from Different Straws
Source: Waste and Biomass Valorization

Preparation and Coagulation Performance of Carboxypropylated and Carboxypentylated Lignosulfonates for Dye Removal
Source: Biomolecules

Self-assembly of kraft lignin-acrylamide polymers
Source: Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects

Sulfonation of phenolated kraft lignin to produce water soluble products
Source: Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology

Separation of hemicelluloses and lignins from synthetic hydrolyzate and thermomechanical pulp mill process water via liquid-liquid extraction
Source: Separation and Purification Technology

Sulfonation of hydroxymethylated lignin and its application
Source: Journal of Bioresources and Bioproducts

Lignin-derived platform molecules through TEMPO catalytic oxidation strategies
Source: Progress in Energy and Combustion Science

Isolation of lignocelluloses from the spent liquor of thermomechanical pulping process with fly ash and cationic polymer
Source: Journal of environmental management

Periodate oxidation of carbohydrate-enriched hydrolysis lignin and its application as coagulant for aluminum oxide suspension
Source: Industrial Crops and Products

Preparation of Xylan–Acrylic Acid Polymer with High Molecular Weight and its Application as a Dye Removal Flocculant
Source: Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology

Flocculation of kaolin particles with cationic lignin polymers
Source: Scientific reports

Correction to “Production of Water-Soluble Hardwood Kraft Lignin via Sulfomethylation Using Formaldehyde and Sodium Sulfite”
Source: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering

Cationic kraft lignin-acrylamide copolymer as a flocculant for clay suspensions:(2) Charge density effect
Source: Separation and Purification Technology

Grafting strategies for hydroxy groups of lignin for producing materials
Source: Green Chemistry

Synergistic effect of lignin incorporation into polystyrene for producing sustainable superadsorbent
Source: RSC advances