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Functionalized surfaces for the destruction of pathogens and organics

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May 5, 2020
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The disclosure is directed to a surface having a binding component applied thereto for the adsorption or capture of pathogens and organic molecules or materials. The surface may be a component of a porous or nonporous substrate. The binding component may also bind a photocatalyst to the surface for photocatalytic destruction of the captured pathogens and organic molecules or materials.
October 23, 2018
C02F 1/28 (20060101); B01D 69/14 (20060101); B01D 69/02 (20060101); B01J 20/06 (20060101); B01D 67/00 (20060101); B01J 20/02 (20060101); B01J 20/32 (20060101);
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 and Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.