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Title: Co-doped titanium oxide foam and water disinfection device

A quaternary oxide foam, comprises an open-cell foam containing (a) a dopant metal, (b) a dopant nonmetal, (c) titanium, and (d) oxygen. The foam has the advantages of a high surface area and a low back pressure during dynamic flow applications. The inactivation of Escherichia coli (E. coli) was demonstrated in a simple photoreactor.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1236614
Report Number(s):
9,242,873
12/809,017
DOE Contract Number:
FG02-91ER45439
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2008 Dec 18
Research Org:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Urbana, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY