Three new patents issued to MSI research labs support clean water, spectroscopy, and detection of possible toxic materials in the environment

US Pat No 10315185 was issued to Professor Darren Johnson, Kara Nell & @PNNLab for a functionalized solid support surface to remove metals from water. This can help recover rare earth elements and create clean water. 


US Pat No 9964531 was issued to Prof. Michael Haley, Prof. Darren Johnson, Dr. Jeffrey Engle & Dr. Calden Carroll for compounds that bind & help to detect target molecules. This system is reusable detection of possible toxic materials in the environment. 


US Pat No 9960008 was issued to Prof. Benjamin McMorran and Research Associate Tyler Harvey for a device to measure electron orbital angular momentum states. This allows for a wholly new type of electron spectroscopy.