A Method for Treating Contaminated Water

SUMMARY

The given technology is a method for the treatment of wastewater. Zero valent iron particles having enhanced surface area are used to treat contaminated groundwater in-situ or above ground. Hollow and/or porous zero valent iron particles having a generally spherical shape and porous surface are produced using a sacrificial substrate and thermal treatment.

 

Lehigh Tech ID# 080603-01

 

MARKET

Any water treatment applications including  groundwater purification for human consumption.

 

OPPORTUNITY

Lehigh is looking to license this technology. 

App Type Country Serial No. Patent No. File Date Issued Date Expire Date
Utility United States 10/567,276 7,611,637 2/6/2006 11/3/2009 9/13/2027
Category(s):
Gas/Liquid Treatment
For Information, Contact:
Yatin Karpe
Associate Director
Lehigh University
yak206@lehigh.edu
Inventors:
Wei-xian Zhang
Keywords:
Environmental Remediation
Nanotechnology
Water Treatment