Gaining insights into the fabrication of fossil-free carbon fibers precursors based on cellulose and lignin through real-time 3D MRI
Research Project, 2022 – 2023

Technical lignin is a carbon-dense waste product of the paper- and pulp and ethanol production. Due to its composition and molecular structure, technical lignin with a low CO2 footprint has a large potential substituting its fossil-based counterparts. Increasing its value is one of the central elements in a circular economy and is the focus of this project by further developing the manufacturing process and the properties of lignin-based carbon fibres using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).  


Diana Bernin (contact)

Chalmers, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chemical Technology


RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

Göteborg, Sweden



Project ID: Beslut20-04-27
Funding Chalmers participation during 2022–2023

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