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Metal nanoparticle thermoset and carbon compositions from mixtures of metallocene-aromatic-acetylene compounds

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The present invention provides for a composition comprising: a composition formed by heating to a temperature of from about 300° C. and above a mixture of:an organometallic composition and an aromatic-acetylene containing compound; andwherein said organometallic composition comprises the formula: wherein A is selected from the group consisting of H, and wherein M is a metal;wherein Rx and Ry are independently selected from the group consisting of an aromatic, a substituted aromatic group and combinations thereof;wherein m, s and z are ≧0;wherein m and s are independently determined in each repeating unit;wherein said aromatic-acetylene containing composition is 1,2,4,5-tetrakis(phenylethynyl)benzene, 1,2,4-tris(phenylethynyl)benzene or 1,3,5-tris(phenylethynyl)benzene; andwherein said organometallic composition and said aromatic-acetylene composition are molar mix proportions of between 1 and 99 of said organometallic composition and between 99 and 1 of said aromatic-acetylene composition.

Inventors: 
Keller, Teddy M.; Perrin, Joseph; Qadri, Syed B.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2001-12-10
Grant Date: 
2005-04-26
Grant time: 
1,233 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
22
Claim count percentile rank: 
5
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY