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Carbon nanotubes containing confined copper azide

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The invention concerns copper azide containing carbon nanotubes. The invention also concerns methods of producing such nanotubes by placing CuO nanoparticles within carbon nanotubes to produce CuO-containing carbon nanotubes, contacting CuO-containing carbon nanotubes with hydrogen to produce reduced nanotubes; and contacting the reduced nanotubes with hydrazoic acid to produce copper azide containing carbon nanotubes.

Inventors: 
Gogotsi, Yury; Pelletier, Valarie; Forohar, Farhad; Bichay, Magdy
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2013-08-28
Grant Date: 
2014-07-15
Grant time: 
321 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
5
Claim count percentile rank: 
1
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY