NREL provides high-quality analytical characterization of biomass feedstocks, intermediates, and products, a critical step in optimizing biomass conversion processes.
Standard Biomass Laboratory Analytical Procedures
We maintain a library of analytical methods for biomass characterization available for downloading.
Biomass Surface Characterization Laboratory
The Biomass Surface Characterization Laboratory (BSCL) is an integrated microscopy and imaging spectroscopy facility dedicated to multi-scale structural characterization of biomass substrates.
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We develop standard analytical methods for analysis of raw and upgraded bio-oils.
View the Bio-Oil Analysis Lab Procedures.
Downregulation of p-Coumaroyl Quinate/Shikimate 3-Hydroxylase (C3H) or Cinnamate-4-hydrolylase (C4H) in Eucalyptus urophyllaEucalyptus grandis Leads to Increased Extractability, Bioenergy Research (2016)
Compositional Analysis of Biomass Reference Materials: Results from an Interlaboratory Study, Bioenergy Research (2015)
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