Advanced Separation Technologies for Extraction of Rare Earth Elements (REE)

Period of Performance: 02/21/2013 - 07/21/2013


Phase 1 STTR

Recipient Firm

Spectrum Magnetics, LLC
318 Mourning Dove Dr.
Newark, DE 19711
Principal Investigator
Firm POC

Research Institution

University of Kentucky
109 Kinkead Hall
Lexington, KY 40506
Institution POC


The proposed SBIR Phase I program is to develop a novel nanobulb flotation method with high efficiency and rare earth mineral recovery rate comparing to conventional methods. Significant efforts will focus on the studies of fundamental surface chemistry o