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United States Patent Application

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A process includes treating a stabilized polyolefin fiber with a boron source followed by heating the fiber to a temperature 1000 degrees Celsius or higher in an inert atmosphere so as to convert the stabilized polyolefin fiber in to a carbon fiber.
Barton, Bryan E. (Midland, MI), Behr, Michael J. (Midland, MI), Patton, Jasson T. (Midland, MI), Hukkanen, Eric J. (Midland, MI)
Dow Global Technologies LLC (Midland MI)
15/ 021,870
September 19, 2014
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST [0001] This invention was made under a NFE-10-02991 between The Dow Chemical Company and UT-Batelle, LLC, operating and management Contractor for the Oak Ridge National Laboratory operated for the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.