06250848 is referenced by 25 patents and cites 7 patents.

Disclosed are processes for monitoring and control of underground contamination, which involve the application of ferrofluids. Two broad uses of ferrofluids are described: (1) to control liquid movement by the application of strong external magnetic fields; and (2) to image liquids by standard geophysical methods.

Title
Process for guidance, containment, treatment, and imaging in a subsurface environment utilizing ferro-fluids
Application Number
9/345427
Publication Number
6250848 (B1)
Application Date
July 1, 1999
Publication Date
June 26, 2001
Inventor
Curtis M Oldenburg
Mill Valley
CA, US
George J Moridis
Oakland
CA, US
Agent
Henry P Sartorio
US
David J Aston
US
Charles R Nold
US
Assignee
The Regents of the University of California
CA, US
IPC
E02D 3/12
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