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Title: Porous substrates filled with nanomaterials

Abstract

A composition comprising: at least one porous carbon monolith, such as a carbon aerogel, comprising internal pores, and at least one nanomaterial, such as carbon nanotubes, disposed uniformly throughout the internal pores. The nanomaterial can be disposed in the middle of the monolith. In addition, a method for making a monolithic solid with both high surface area and good bulk electrical conductivity is provided. A porous substrate having a thickness of 100 microns or more and comprising macropores throughout its thickness is prepared. At least one catalyst is deposited inside the porous substrate. Subsequently, chemical vapor deposition is used to uniformly deposit a nanomaterial in the macropores throughout the thickness of the porous substrate. Applications include electrical energy storage, such as batteries and capacitors, and hydrogen storage.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1432670
Patent Number(s):
RE46,771
Application Number:
15/164,567
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 May 25
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Worsley, Marcus A., Baumann, Theodore F., Satcher, Jr., Joe H., and Stadermann, Michael. Porous substrates filled with nanomaterials. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Worsley, Marcus A., Baumann, Theodore F., Satcher, Jr., Joe H., & Stadermann, Michael. Porous substrates filled with nanomaterials. United States.
Worsley, Marcus A., Baumann, Theodore F., Satcher, Jr., Joe H., and Stadermann, Michael. Tue . "Porous substrates filled with nanomaterials". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1432670.
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