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Polymers containing borane or carborane cage compounds and related applications

United States Patent

April 23, 2013
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Polymers comprising residues of cage compound monomers having at least one polyalkoxy silyl substituent are provided. The cage compound monomers are selected from borane cage compound monomers comprising at least 7 cage atoms and/or carborane cage compound monomers comprising 7 to 11 cage compound monomers. Such polymers can further comprise one or more reactive matrices and/or co-monomers covalently bound with the cage compound monomer residues. Articles of manufacture comprising such polymers are also disclosed.
Bowen, III; Daniel E. (Olathe, KS), Eastwood; Eric A. (Raymore, MO)
Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies, LLC (Kansas City, MO)
13/ 456,764
April 26, 2012
GOVERNMENT INTERESTS The present invention was developed with support from the U.S. government under a contract with the United States Department of Energy, Contract No. DE-ACO4-01AL66850. Accordingly, the U.S. government has certain rights in the present invention.