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By Rakesh Bajpai, Aleš Prokop, Mark Zappi

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Over the previous century, the vast majority of chemical and effort wishes of our commercial society has originated from fossilized carbon resources (coal, crude oil, ordinary gas). more and more, there's a attention that usage of the fossilized carbon resources has opposed environmental outcomes within the kind of expanding focus of greenhouse gases. we're additionally changing into conscious of the constrained nature of those assets. accordingly, enormous efforts are being made to provide chemical compounds and fuels from renewable assets similar to woodland items, agricultural residues and plant items. All of those structures trap solar power and atmospheric carbon dioxide as part of the usual carbon cycle. severe study efforts also are underway, focusing on cultivation of photosynthetic autotrophic microbes for the creation of biomass and lipids. during this classification, algae looks to provide the main strength for taking pictures solar power and atmospheric carbon dioxide and providing adequate amounts of biomass/lipids which can offset the fossilized carbon usage in a significant demeanour with no impacting meals output adversely. even if, a number of advances, either technologically in addition to politically, are wanted prior to we will observe its complete capability. it's also transparent biorefinery method needs to be undertaken with a view to harvest renewable power and chemical compounds from algae economically. This edited, multi-authored quantity on Algal Biorefineries will rfile new advances concerning algae-based technology.

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Blue) and Dunaliella primolecta ( green) grown with 3 mM nitrate as described in Holland et al. (2011). 3 The Ragonese and Williams Model As shown above and as stated by Ragonese and Williams (1968), algal biomass production is proportional to the amount of light absorbed by the culture.  9 and 26 to account for scatter correction: dC Φ DW ⋅ I 0 1 − exp( − σ DW ⋅ L ⋅ C )  (30) = dt L This differential equation can be solved explicitly to allow for the determination of the autotrophic yield ФDW from batch growth data C( t):  L I0  1 ⋅ C − C0 + DW ⋅ ln σ ⋅L  1 − exp  − σ DW ⋅ L ⋅ C (t )       = Φ DW ⋅ t DW  1 − exp  − σ ⋅ L ⋅ C0    (31) where the variables are defined above.

2003a, b; Ragonese and Williams 1968). These planar geometry detection apparatus count scattered photons as effectively absorbed by the algal suspension. However, elastic scattering on whole algal cells does not incur energy loss, such that the scattered photons can be used by the algal culture for photosynthesis (Welschmeyer and Lorenzen 1981). In other words, a scattered photon which does not reach the detector at a depth x from the light incidence surface can still be used by algal cells at a depth x-dx.

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