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Method of producing carbon coated nano- and micron-scale particles

United States Patent

December 17, 2013
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A method of making carbon-coated nano- or micron-scale particles comprising entraining particles in an aerosol gas, providing a carbon-containing gas, providing a plasma gas, mixing the aerosol gas, the carbon-containing gas, and the plasma gas proximate a torch, bombarding the mixed gases with microwaves, and collecting resulting carbon-coated nano- or micron-scale particles.
Perry; W. Lee (Jemez Springs, NM), Weigle; John C. (Santa Fe, NM), Phillips; Jonathan (Rio Rancho, NM)
U.S. Department of Energy (Washington, DC)
11/ 464,600
August 15, 2006
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT The U.S. Government has a paid-up license in this invention and the right in limited circumstances to require the patent owner to license others on reasonable terms as provided for by the terms of Contract No. W-7405-ENG-36 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy and Los Alamos National Laboratory.