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Title: Apparatus for the production of boron nitride nanotubes

An apparatus for the large scale production of boron nitride nanotubes comprising; a pressure chamber containing; a continuously fed boron containing target; a source of thermal energy preferably a focused laser beam; a cooled condenser; a source of pressurized nitrogen gas; and a mechanism for extracting boron nitride nanotubes that are condensed on or in the area of the cooled condenser from the pressure chamber.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1134462
Report Number(s):
8,753,578
12/322,591
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-060R23177
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2009 Feb 04
Research Org:
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY