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Meints, R. H. (1999). Giant viruses infecting algae. Annual Review of Microbiology, 53, 447–494. Weissman, J. C, Tillet, D. , & Goebel, R. P. (1989). Design and operation of an outdoor microalgae test facility. Report SERI/STR-232-3569. Solar Energy Research Institute, Golden, CO. Wommack, K. , & Colwell, R. R. (2000). Virioplankton: Viruses in aquatic ecosystems. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews, 64, 69–114. Large-Scale Production of Algal Biomass: Photobioreactors Jeremy Pruvost, Jean-François Cornet and Laurent Pilon Abstract Photobioreactors have been used extensively for the cultivation of microalgae for a variety of applications from biofuels to high value products.
First, inserting light sources in the volume of the culture guarantees maximal use of the collected or emitted photons. ” Increasing PFD leads to higher volumetric productivity but associated with a progressive decrease in the conversion yield, due to photosynthesis saturation. By diluting the light incident on the system’s surface into the volume of the culture, a larger yield can be maintained. This is of particular interest in outdoor PBRs exposed to sunlight. In this case, solar radiation incident on a given surface is collected using, for example, a parabolic solar collector.
P. (1989). Design and operation of an outdoor microalgae test facility. Report SERI/STR-232-3569. Solar Energy Research Institute, Golden, CO. Wommack, K. , & Colwell, R. R. (2000). Virioplankton: Viruses in aquatic ecosystems. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews, 64, 69–114. Large-Scale Production of Algal Biomass: Photobioreactors Jeremy Pruvost, Jean-François Cornet and Laurent Pilon Abstract Photobioreactors have been used extensively for the cultivation of microalgae for a variety of applications from biofuels to high value products.