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Title: Metal inks

Abstract

Self-reducing metal inks and systems and methods for producing and using the same are disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment, a method may comprise selecting metal-organic (MO) precursor, selecting a reducing agent, and dissolving the MO precursor and the reducing agent in an organic solvent to produce a metal ink that remains in a liquid phase at room temperature. Metal inks, including self-reducing and fire-through metal inks, are also disclosed, as are various applications of the metal inks.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1118274
Patent Number(s):
8,641,931
Application Number:
13/492,567
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO) NREL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Jun 08
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Ginley, David S, Curtis, Calvin J, Miedaner, Alex, van Hest, Marinus Franciscus Antonius Maria, and Kaydanova, Tatiana. Metal inks. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Ginley, David S, Curtis, Calvin J, Miedaner, Alex, van Hest, Marinus Franciscus Antonius Maria, & Kaydanova, Tatiana. Metal inks. United States.
Ginley, David S, Curtis, Calvin J, Miedaner, Alex, van Hest, Marinus Franciscus Antonius Maria, and Kaydanova, Tatiana. Tue . "Metal inks". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1118274.
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