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A complete solution for oil-spill cleanup – Novel solution to oil spill recovery: Using thermodegradable polyolefin oil superabsorbent polymer (Oil–SAP)
Article: American Chemical Society
Novel solution to oil spill recovery:
Using thermodegradable polyolefin oil superabsorbent polymer (Oil–SAP)
Xuepei Yuan and T. C. Mike Chung *
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States
Energy Fuels, 2012, 26 (8), pp 4896–4902DOI: 10.1021/ef300388h / Publication Date (Web): July 9, 2012
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This paper discusses a novel approach that may provide a complete solution to combating oil spills.