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Title: Composites comprising biologically-synthesized nanomaterials

Abstract

The present disclosure describes composite materials containing a polymer material and a nanoscale material dispersed in the polymer material. The nanoscale materials may be biologically synthesized, such as tellurium nanorods synthesized by Bacillus selenitireducens. Composite materials of the present disclosure may have optical limiting properties and find use in optical limiting devices.

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Research Org.:
DOEEE (USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1083274
Patent Number(s):
8,431,640
Application Number:
12/610,612
Assignee:
University of Houston (Houston, TX)
DOE Contract Number:  
F36-08GO880008
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Curran, Seamus, Dias, Sampath, Blau, Werner, Wang, Jun, Oremland, Ronald S, and Baesman, Shaun. Composites comprising biologically-synthesized nanomaterials. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Curran, Seamus, Dias, Sampath, Blau, Werner, Wang, Jun, Oremland, Ronald S, & Baesman, Shaun. Composites comprising biologically-synthesized nanomaterials. United States.
Curran, Seamus, Dias, Sampath, Blau, Werner, Wang, Jun, Oremland, Ronald S, and Baesman, Shaun. Tue . "Composites comprising biologically-synthesized nanomaterials". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1083274.
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