dimethyl ether


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dimethyl ether

[‚dī′meth·əl ′ē·thər]
(organic chemistry)
CH3OCH3 A flammable, colorless liquid, boiling at -25°C; soluble in water and alcohol; used as a solvent, extractant, reaction medium, and refrigerant. Also known as methyl ether; wood ether.
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No significant reaction was seen in the CV curve for LiCIO4+tetraethylene glycol dimethyl ether.
Dimethyl ether (also shown in Table 1) can readily be produced via methanol dehydration, and it can also be synthesized from syngas (CO and H2) [3, 4, 5].
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Dimethyl Ether market will grow at a CAGR of 10.
The three-year project will focus on improving processes involved in the production of Dimethyl Ether (DME), a fuel produced from natural gas, coal, biomass, or carbon dioxide.
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Volvo Trucks, a subsidiary of Volvo AB (NASDAQ: VOLV), is planning to commercialise dimethyl ether powered heavy-duty commercial vehicles in the United States.
Volvo Trucks (STO:VOLVA) announced today that it plans to commercialise dimethyl ether (DME)-powered heavy-duty commercial vehicles in North America.
The project also plans to produce dimethyl ether, which has been drawing attention as a substitute for liquefied petroleum gas as well as a next generation energy substitute for diesel fuel in automobiles and in power generation.
In this work, the sealed gravitational capillary viscometer was employed for measurements of dimethyl ether (DME, [C.