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Title: Increasing the specific strength of spun carbon nanotube fibers

A spun fiber of carbon nanotubes is exposed to ion irradiation. The irradiation exposure increases the specific strength of the spun fiber.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1248016
Assignee:
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM) LANL
Patent Number(s):
9,315,385
Application Number:
12/002,853
Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2007 Dec 17
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

Other works cited in this record:

99.9% purity multi-walled carbon nanotubes by vacuum high-temperature annealing
journal, January 2003

Rapid growth of well-aligned carbon nanotube arrays
journal, August 2002

Sustained Growth of Ultralong Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Fiber Spinning
journal, December 2006
  • Li, Q. W.; Zhang, X. F.; DePaula, R. F.
  • Advanced Materials, Vol. 18, Issue 23, p. 3160-3163
  • DOI: 10.1002/adma.200601344

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