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A system that’s worth its salt: New approach to water desalination could lead to small, portable units that could be sent to disaster sites or remote locations

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A new approach to desalination being developed by researchers in Jongyoon Han’s RLE research group could lead to small, portable units that could be powered by solar cells or batteries and could deliver enough fresh water to supply the needs of a family or small village. As an added bonus, the system would also remove many contaminants, viruses and bacteria at the same time. <<more>>

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A system that’s worth its salt

Professor Jongyoon Han

RLE Micro / Nanofluidic BioMEMS Group