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Formation of boron carbide-boron nitride carbon compositions

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A composition having nanoparticles of a boron carbide and a carbonaceous matrix. The composition is not in the form of a powder. A composition comprising boron and an organic component. The organic component is 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 boron and an organic compound having a char yield of at least 60% by weight, and heating to form boron carbide or boron nitride nanoparticles.

Inventors: 
Keller, Teddy M.; Saab, Andrew; Laskoski, Matthew; Qadri, Syed B.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2013-02-28
Grant Date: 
2014-08-26
Grant time: 
544 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
9
Claim count percentile rank: 
3
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY