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Title: Method of making carbon nanotube composite materials

Abstract

The present invention is a method of making a composite polymeric material by dissolving a vinyl thermoplastic polymer, un-functionalized carbon nanotubes and hydroxylated carbon nanotubes and optionally additives in a solvent to make a solution and removing at least a portion of the solvent after casting onto a substrate to make thin films. The material has enhanced conductivity properties due to the blending of the un-functionalized and hydroxylated carbon nanotubes.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-CA), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1132266
Patent Number(s):
8,728,566
Application Number:
13/223,726
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Sep 01
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

O'Bryan, Gregory, Skinner, Jack L, Vance, Andrew, Yang, Elaine Lai, and Zifer, Thomas. Method of making carbon nanotube composite materials. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
O'Bryan, Gregory, Skinner, Jack L, Vance, Andrew, Yang, Elaine Lai, & Zifer, Thomas. Method of making carbon nanotube composite materials. United States.
O'Bryan, Gregory, Skinner, Jack L, Vance, Andrew, Yang, Elaine Lai, and Zifer, Thomas. Tue . "Method of making carbon nanotube composite materials". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1132266.
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