Mobility of paramagnetic nanoparticles in porous media

Y. Wang, H. Bagaria, X. Zhang, K. Johnson, LM. Abriola, KD. Pennell
Tufts University, US

Keywords: nanosensor, anoparticles, transport, porous media, reservoir


Stable paramagnetic nanoparticles were prepared and their mobility in reservoir matrix was measured as a function of particle mass loading, rate of sulfonate fraction in coating polymer, and the presence of surfactant.