NASA Spinoff Database: Charged Particles Kill Pathogens and Round up Dust

NASA Center: Marshall Space Flight Center
Public Release Year: 2015
Reference Number: MSFC-SO-216
Category: Consumer/Home/Recreation
Origin: Preventing premature plant aging in space

Abstract:
To keep plants fresh longer in space, Marshall Space Flight Center awarded funding to the University of Wisconsin-Madision to develop a titanium oxide-based device that reduced the amount of decay-inducing ethylene gas in the air. Electrolux (now Dallas-based Aerus Holdings) furthered the technology by developing an air purification product that kills pathogens both in the atmosphere and on surfaces.

Full Article:
http://spinoff.nasa.gov/Spinoff2015/pdf/cg_7.pdf

Page Number in Published book: 92
Manufacturer: Airocide
Website: http://www.airscrubberplus.com/

Documents in PDF format require the Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you experience problems with PDF documents, please download the latest version of the Reader.