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Low to Moderate Temperature Nanolaminate Heater

United States Patent Application

20110083661
A1
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A low to moderate temperature heat source comprising a high temperature energy source modified to output low to moderate temperatures wherein the high temperature energy source modified to output low to moderate temperatures is positioned between two thin pieces to form a close contact sheath. In one embodiment the high temperature energy source modified to output low to moderate temperatures is a nanolaminate multilayer foil of reactive materials that produces a heating level of less than 200.degree. C.
Eckels, J. Del (Livermore, CA), Nunes, Peter J. (Danville, CA), Simpson, Randall L. (Livermore, CA), Hau-Riege, Stefan (Fremont, CA), Walton, Chris (Oakland, CA), Carter, J. Chance (Livermore, CA), Reynolds, John G. (San Ramon, CA)
12/ 959,823
December 3, 2010
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence livermore National Security LLC, for the operation of Lawrence National Laboratory.