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Ceramic Filter with Nanofibers

United States Patent Application

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Indestructible Ultra-filtration: Ceramic HEPA Filters
A filter system for filtering a fluid containing particles includes a porous substrate. The porous substrate is made of a porous ceramic material. A filtering material is connected to the porous ceramic substrate. The filtering material includes nanofibers. The fluid travels through the porous ceramic substrate and travels through the filtering material wherein the particles are captured in the porous ceramic substrate and in the filtering material.
Haslam, Jeffery J. (Livermore, CA), Mitchell, Mark A. (Dublin, CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore CA)
13/ 598,125
August 29, 2012
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.