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System and method for the capture and storage of waste

United States Patent

October 20, 2015
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The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods that absorb waste into a metal-organic framework (MOF), and applying pressure to the MOF material's framework to crystallize or make amorphous the MOF material thereby changing the MOF's pore structure and sorption characteristics without collapsing the MOF framework.
Nenoff; Tina M. (Albuquerque, NM), Sava Gallis; Dorina Florentina (Albuquerque, NM), Chapman; Karena (Naperville, IL), Chupas; Peter (Naperville, IL)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
14/ 061,345
October 23, 2013
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 between the United States Department of Energy and Sandia Corporation, for the operation of the Sandia National Laboratories.