In November issue of Russian Journal of General Chemistry, Dr. Zakoshansky published an article:
“Phenol Process Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary: The Role of Chemical Principles in Technological Breakthroughs”, Russian Journal of General Chemistry, 2009, Vol. 79, No. 10, pp. 2244–2267 (preprint is available for downloads here).
The article reviews the major features of a contemporary phenol process in view of historical development as well as scientific background of technological advancements at all steps of the process.