Functionalized surfaces for the destruction of pathogens and organics

Patent Number: 10,640,395
Issued: 5/5/2020
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Abstract: 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.
Filed: 10/23/2018
Application Number: 16/168,501
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.