Global warming potentials of hydrofluoroethers

Paul Blowers, Dena Marie Moline, Kyle Franklin Tetrault, R'nld Ruth Wheeler, Shane Lee Tuchawena

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Global warming potentials are estimated for hydrofluoroethers, which are an emerging class of compounds for industrial use. Comparisons are made to the limited data previously available before observations about molecular design are discussed. We quantify how molecular structure can be manipulated to reduce environmental impacts due to global warming. We further highlight the need for additional research on this class of compounds so environmental performance can be assessed for green design.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1301-1307
Number of pages7
JournalEnvironmental Science and Technology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 15 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry


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