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dc.contributor.authorCuaresma Franco, María 
dc.contributor.authorVílchez Lobato, Carlos 
dc.contributor.authorJanssen, Marcel
dc.contributor.authorWijffels, René H.
dc.date.accessioned2010-03-17T11:23:45Z
dc.date.available2010-03-17T11:23:45Z
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.citationCUARESMA FRANCO, María ; JANSSEN, Marcel ; VILCHEZ LOBATO, Carlos ; WIJFFELS, René H. "Productivity of Chlorella sorokiniana in a short light-path (SLP) panel photobioreactor under high irradiance". Biotechnology and bioengineering. Vol. 104, no. 2 (2009) p. 352-359. ISSN 0006-3592
dc.identifier.issn0006-3592
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10272/2806
dc.description.abstractMaximal productivity of a 14 mm light-path panel photobioreactor under high irradiance was determined. Under continuous illumination of 2100 μmol photons m-2 s-1 with red LEDs (light emitting diodes) the effect of dilution rate on photobioreactor productivity was studied. The light intensity used in this work is similar to the maximal irradiance on a horizontal surface at latitudes lower than 37º. Chlorella sorokiniana, a fast-growing green microalga, was used as a reference strain in this study. The dilution rate was varied from 0.06 h-1 to 0.26 h-1. The maximal productivity was reached at a dilution rate of 0.24 h-1, with a value of 7.7 g of dry weight m-2 h-1 (m2 of illuminated photobioreactor surface) and a volumetric productivity of 0.5 g of dry weight L-1 h- 1. At this dilution rate the biomass concentration inside the reactor was 2.1 g L-1 and the photosynthetic efficiency was 1.0 g dry weight per mol photons. This biomass yield on light energy is high but still lower than the theoretical maximal yield of 1.8 g mol photons-1 which must be related to photosaturation and thermal dissipation of absorbed light energy.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.rightsAtribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.titleProductivity of Chlorella sorokiniana in a short light-path (SLP) panel photobioreactor under high irradianceen_US
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/preprinten_US
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