Application of High-Voltage Electrical Discharges for the Aqueous Extraction from Oilseeds and Other Plants

  • Cécile Grémy-GrosEmail author
  • Jean-Louis Lanoisellé
  • Eugène Vorobiev
Part of the Food Engineering Series book series (FSES)


Aqueous extraction is a traditional operation unit used to recover from food plants various products such as sugar, oil, or proteins. The yields of extraction are generally low. To enhance aqueous extraction different treatments may be applied before and/or during extraction. Application of high-voltage electrical discharges in water leads to original phenomena such as shock waves or active species creation. Steps of creation and required material are presented. High-voltage electrical discharges in water are interesting for different applications especially for extraction.


Shock Wave Aqueous Extraction Ultrasonic Irradiation Electrical Breakdown Discharge Efficiency 
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  • Cécile Grémy-Gros
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jean-Louis Lanoisellé
  • Eugène Vorobiev
  1. 1.Université d’AngersISTIAUPRES EA 3858

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