Techniques of enhancing supercritical fluid extraction and their applications

A. J. Hu, T. Q. Qiu, Hanhua Liang

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Supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) is a new subject separation techniques and develops rapidly in recent years because of its advantage over conventional extraction methods. However, there are still souse problems unsolved with it, such as high operation pressure, long extraction time, relatively low extraction yield etc., so that it can not be used widely at factory-scale. Since modifier, ultrasonic filed, electrical field etc. can enhance SFE process and be used to solve the problems mentioned above, they become a new orientation of research on SFE. In this article, these enhancing techniques and their application are presented, and the existing problems and research orientation are also pointed out.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)736-740
Number of pages5
JournalJingxi Huagong/Fine Chemicals
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2001
Externally publishedYes


  • Electrical field
  • Enhancing techniques
  • Modifier
  • Supercritical fluid extraction
  • Ultrasonic filed

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)


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