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Title: Waste remediation

A system including a steam generation system and a chamber. The steam generation system includes a complex and the steam generation system is configured to receive water, concentrate electromagnetic (EM) radiation received from an EM radiation source, apply the EM radiation to the complex, where the complex absorbs the EM radiation to generate heat, and transform, using the heat generated by the complex, the water to steam. The chamber is configured to receive the steam and an object, wherein the object is of medical waste, medical equipment, fabric, and fecal matter.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1234225
Assignee:
William Marsh Rice University LANL
Patent Number(s):
9,222,665
Application Number:
13/326,482
Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Dec 15
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 38 RADIATION CHEMISTRY, RADIOCHEMISTRY, AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY

Works referenced in this record:

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