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Title: Magnetic separation of algae

Abstract

Described herein are methods and systems for harvesting, collecting, separating and/or dewatering algae using iron based salts combined with a magnetic field gradient to separate algae from an aqueous solution.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1248896
Patent Number(s):
9,322,013
Application Number:
14/189,969
Assignee:
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM) LANL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Feb 25
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Nath, Pulak, and Twary, Scott N. Magnetic separation of algae. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Nath, Pulak, & Twary, Scott N. Magnetic separation of algae. United States.
Nath, Pulak, and Twary, Scott N. Tue . "Magnetic separation of algae". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1248896.
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