Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

9-15-2015

Abstract

The invention provides permeable magnetically responsive filtration membranes that include a filtration membrane polymer base suitable for fluid filtration; hydrophilic polymers conjugated to the surface of the filtration membrane polymer; and magnetic nanoparticles affixed to the ends of a plurality of the hydrophilic polymers, wherein the hydrophilic polymers are movable with respect to the surface of the filtration membrane polymer surface in the presence of an oscillating magnetic field.

Department

Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering

Patent Number

US9132389

Application Number

US20140231351 A1

Application Published

8-21-2014

Application Filed

8-8-2012

Assignee

Colorado State University Research Foundation (Fort Collins, CO); The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)

Comments

Sumith Ranil Wickramasinghe, Department of Chemical Engineering

Xianghong Qian, Department of Biomedical Engineering

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