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Title: Process for guidance, containment, treatment, and imaging in a subsurface environment utilizing ferro-fluids

Abstract

Disclosed are processes for monitoring and control of underground contamination, which involve the application of ferrofluids. Two broad uses of ferrofluids are described: (1) to control liquid movement by the application of strong external magnetic fields; and (2) to image liquids by standard geophysical methods.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Oakland, CA
  2. Mill Valley, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
873805
Patent Number(s):
6250848
Assignee:
Regents of University of California (Oakland, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B09 - DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE B09C - RECLAMATION OF CONTAMINATED SOIL
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E21 - EARTH DRILLING E21B - EARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
process; guidance; containment; treatment; imaging; subsurface; environment; utilizing; ferro-fluids; disclosed; processes; monitoring; control; underground; contamination; involve; application; ferrofluids; broad; described; liquid; movement; strong; external; magnetic; fields; image; liquids; standard; geophysical; methods; magnetic field; magnetic fields; external magnetic; underground contamination; /405/166/

Citation Formats

Moridis, George J, and Oldenburg, Curtis M. Process for guidance, containment, treatment, and imaging in a subsurface environment utilizing ferro-fluids. United States: N. p., 2001. Web.
Moridis, George J, & Oldenburg, Curtis M. Process for guidance, containment, treatment, and imaging in a subsurface environment utilizing ferro-fluids. United States.
Moridis, George J, and Oldenburg, Curtis M. Mon . "Process for guidance, containment, treatment, and imaging in a subsurface environment utilizing ferro-fluids". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/873805.
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