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Sonochemically mediated preparation of nanopowders of reactive metals

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NRL

A nanopowder and a method of making are disclosed. The nanopowder may be in the form of nanoparticles with an average size of less than about 200 nm and contain a reactive transition metal, such as hafnium, zirconium, or titanium. The nanopowder can be formed in a liquid under sonication by reducing a halide of the transition metal.

Inventors: 
Epshteyn, Albert; Purdy, Andrew P.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2010-06-11
Grant Date: 
2014-06-17
Grant time: 
1,467 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
27
Claim count percentile rank: 
5
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY