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Magnetic separation of algae

United States Patent

April 26, 2016
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Described herein are methods and systems for harvesting, collecting, separating and/or dewatering algae using iron based salts combined with a magnetic field gradient to separate algae from an aqueous solution.
Nath; Pulak (Los Alamos, NM), Twary; Scott N. (Santa Fe, NM)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
14/ 189,969
February 25, 2014
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC52-06NA25396 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.