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Formation of silicon carbide-silicon nitride nanoparticle carbon compositions

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A composition having nanoparticles of silicon carbide and a carbonaceous matrix or silicon matrix. The composition is not in the form of a powder. A composition having silicon and an organic compound having a char yield of at least 60% by weight or a thermoset made from the organic compound. A method of combining silicon and the organic compound and heating to form silicon carbide or silicon nitride nanoparticles.

Inventors: 
Keller, Teddy M.; Saab, Andrew; Laskoski, Matthew; Qadri, Syed B.
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Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2013-03-11
Grant Date: 
2014-07-15
Grant time: 
491 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
8
Claim count percentile rank: 
9
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY