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Current Microwave Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 2213-3356
ISSN (Online): 2213-3364

Industry News

Recent Advances in Using Microwaves to Prepare Chemicals at the Industrial Level

Author(s): Ricardo Cerón-Camacho*

Volume 11, Issue 1, 2024

Published on: 16 February, 2024

Page: [58 - 60] Pages: 3

DOI: 10.2174/0122133356293561240212114651


Microwave-assisted synthesis has faced challenges in implementing its use at the industrial level in recent decades, including scaling up the processes. While microwave-assisted synthesis is established on a laboratory scale, there are some drawbacks associated with it, including the equipment and operational costs of the specialized microwave reactors, safety concerns due to high temperatures and pressures, reaction selectivity, capacity to control the rapid heating and cooling rates associated with the kinetics of some reactions, and optimization of reproducibility in the results. This manuscript discusses the relevant and recent news in the last ten years about the application of industrial reactors for producing chemicals at the industrial level.

Keywords: Microwave-assisted synthesis, microwave industrial reactor, scale-up, and Industrial microwave-assisted process.

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