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Use of Magnetic Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles For Removing Uranium From Media

The present invention is directed to a method of removing uranium from a uranium containing aqueous medium. The method comprises a step of contacting the medium with magnetic mesoporous silica nanoparticles. The nanoparticles comprise mesoporous silica and iron oxide. The nanoparticles may also comprise a functionalized surface obtained by grafting or covalently bonding a functional molecule to the nanoparticle.
Inventors: 

Dien Li

Patent Number: 
US2017225967
Patent Issue Date: 
September 10, 2017
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