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Title: Method and apparatus for synthesizing filamentary structures

Abstract

Method and apparatus for producing filamentary structures. The structures include single-walled nanotubes. The method includes combusting hydrocarbon fuel and oxygen to establish a non-sooting flame and providing an unsupported catalyst to synthesize the filamentary structure in a post-flame region of the flame. Residence time is selected to favor filamentary structure growth.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Somerville, MA
  2. Winchester, MA
  3. Newbury, MA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
983111
Patent Number(s):
7335344
Application Number:
10/389,002
Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
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:  
FG02-84ER13282
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Height, Murray J, Howard, Jack B, and Vandersande, John B. Method and apparatus for synthesizing filamentary structures. United States: N. p., 2008. Web.
Height, Murray J, Howard, Jack B, & Vandersande, John B. Method and apparatus for synthesizing filamentary structures. United States.
Height, Murray J, Howard, Jack B, and Vandersande, John B. Tue . "Method and apparatus for synthesizing filamentary structures". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/983111.
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