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Recent publication from the Scott Group demonstrates improvement in their innovative process that turns polyolefins into high-value alkylaromatics. 

In the original process of turning polyethylene into long chain alkylaromatics, the platinum on alumina catalyst was slow and the yield of products low. In the improved process, the speed and selectivity of the reaction is enhanced by increasing the acidity of the alumina via the addition of chlorine or fluorine. 

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