Patent Number: 7,220,936
Issued: May 22, 2007
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Pulse Thermal Processing of Functional Materials Using a Directed Plasma Arc
Abstract: A method of thermally processing a material includes exposing the material to at least one pulse of infrared light emitted from a directed plasma arc to thermally process the material, the pulse having a duration of no more than 10 s.
Ott; Ronald D. (Knoxville, TN), Blue; Craig A. (Knoxville, TN), Dudney; Nancy J. (Knoxville, TN), Harper; David C. (Kingston, TN)
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
Application Number: 10/
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Filed: July 30, 2004
Government Interests: The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to contract no. DE-AC05-00OR22725 between the United States Department of Energy and UT-Battelle, LLC.