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United States Patent Application

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A reactive composite foil, including metallic fuel particles, oxidizer particles, and a diluent, which, when ignited, produces a self-propagating thermite reaction to produce a molten metal.
Weihs, Timothy P. (Baltimore, MD), Kinsey, Alex H. (Baltimore, MD), Slusarski, Kyle A. (Joppa, MD), Woll, Karsten (Karlsruhe, DE), Gibbins, David (Towson, MD)
14/ 954,508
November 30, 2015
U.S. GOVERNMENT RIGHTS [0002] This invention was made with government support under contract No. DE-EE0006441 awarded by the Department of Energy National Energy Technology Lab. The government has certain rights in the invention.