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Title: Production of fullerenic nanostructures in flames

Abstract

A method for the production of fullerenic nanostructures is described in which unsaturated hydrocarbon fuel and oxygen are combusted in a burner chamber at a sub-atmospheric pressure, thereby establishing a flame. The condensibles of the flame are collected at a post-flame location. The condensibles contain fullerenic nanostructures, such as single and nested nanotubes, single and nested nanoparticles and giant fullerenes. The method of producing fullerenic soot from flames is also described.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Winchester, MA
  2. Newbury, MA
  3. Cambridge, MA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
872665
Patent Number(s):
5985232
Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01B - NON-METALLIC ELEMENTS
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10S - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-84ER13282
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
production; fullerenic; nanostructures; flames; method; described; unsaturated; hydrocarbon; fuel; oxygen; combusted; burner; chamber; sub-atmospheric; pressure; establishing; flame; condensibles; collected; post-flame; location; contain; single; nested; nanotubes; nanoparticles; giant; fullerenes; producing; soot; hydrocarbon fuel; atmospheric pressure; unsaturated hydrocarbon; saturated hydrocarbon; fullerenic nanostructures; burner chamber; condensibles contain; /423/

Citation Formats

Howard, Jack B, Vander Sande, John B, and Chowdhury, K Das. Production of fullerenic nanostructures in flames. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Howard, Jack B, Vander Sande, John B, & Chowdhury, K Das. Production of fullerenic nanostructures in flames. United States.
Howard, Jack B, Vander Sande, John B, and Chowdhury, K Das. Fri . "Production of fullerenic nanostructures in flames". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/872665.
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