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Title: Damage tolerant light absorbing material

A light absorbing article comprised of a composite of carbon-bonded carbon fibers, prepared by: blending carbon fibers with a carbonizable organic powder to form a mixture; dispersing the mixture into an aqueous slurry; vacuum molding the aqueous slurry to form a green article; drying and curing the green article to form a cured article; and, carbonizing the cured article at a temperature of at least about C. to form a carbon-bonded carbon fiber light absorbing composite article having a bulk density less than 1 g/cm.sup.3.
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [1]
  1. (Oak Ridge, TN)
  2. (Harriman, TN)
  3. (Knoxville, TN)
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US 5243464
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United States
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