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Title: Increasing the specific strength of spun carbon nanotube fibers

Abstract

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:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1248016
Patent Number(s):
9315385
Application Number:
12/002,853
Assignee:
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01B - NON-METALLIC ELEMENTS
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B82 - NANOTECHNOLOGY B82Y - SPECIFIC USES OR APPLICATIONS OF NANOSTRUCTURES
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2007 Dec 17
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Arendt, Paul N., Zhu, Yuntian T., Usov, Igor O., and Zhang, Xiefei. Increasing the specific strength of spun carbon nanotube fibers. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Arendt, Paul N., Zhu, Yuntian T., Usov, Igor O., & Zhang, Xiefei. Increasing the specific strength of spun carbon nanotube fibers. United States.
Arendt, Paul N., Zhu, Yuntian T., Usov, Igor O., and Zhang, Xiefei. Tue . "Increasing the specific strength of spun carbon nanotube fibers". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1248016.
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