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Highly aromatic compounds and polymers as precursors to carbon nanotube and metal nanoparticle compositions in shaped solids

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A method of making metal nanoparticles and carbon nanotubes is disclosed. A mixture of a transition metal compound and an aromatic polymer, a precursor of an aromatic polymer, or an aromatic monomer is heated to form a metal nanoparticle composition, optionally containing carbon nanotubes.

Inventors: 
Keller, Teddy M.; Laskoski, Matthew
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2012-11-19
Grant Date: 
2015-04-28
Grant time: 
890 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
16
Claim count percentile rank: 
3
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY