text-only page produced automatically by LIFT Text Transcoder Skip all navigation and go to page contentSkip top navigation and go to directorate navigationSkip top navigation and go to page navigation
National Science Foundation
Discoveries
design element
Discoveries
Search Discoveries
About Discoveries
Discoveries by Research Area
Arctic & Antarctic
Astronomy & Space
Biology
Chemistry & Materials
Computing
Earth & Environment
Education
Engineering
Mathematics
Nanoscience
People & Society
Physics
 

Email this pagePrint this page
All Images

Discovery
Recyclable Fly Ash Material Cleans Up Oil Spills

Back to article | Note about images

Closeup image of a porous nanostructured particle made from fly ash

A porous nanostructured particle made from fly ash.

Credit: S. Seal, L. L. Hench, David Reid (G), Ian Goldstein, University of Central Florida


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (106 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

A bead of water with oil-adsorbing powder

A bead of water is repelled by the oil-adsorbing powder, made through our surface modification approach.

Credit: S. Seal, L. L. Hench, David Reid (G), Ian Goldstein, University of Central Florida


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (33 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Sudipta Seal

Sudipta Seal

Credit: Courtesy S. Seal


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (37 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

This video demonstrates normal (untreated) fly ash mixed with oil water and agitated.

Credit: Courtesy S. Sudipta

 

This video demonstrates the treated fly ash, which takes up the oil but not the water--the desired outcome.

Credit: Courtesy S. Sudipta

 



Email this pagePrint this page
Back to Top of page