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Boron nitride converted carbon fiber

United States Patent

April 5, 2016
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This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus related to boron nitride converted carbon fiber. In one aspect, a method may include the operations of providing boron oxide and carbon fiber, heating the boron oxide to melt the boron oxide and heating the carbon fiber, mixing a nitrogen-containing gas with boron oxide vapor from molten boron oxide, and converting at least a portion of the carbon fiber to boron nitride.
Rousseas; Michael (Burlingame, CA), Mickelson; William (Albany, CA), Zettl; Alexander K. (Kensington, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
14/ 148,508
January 6, 2014
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in this invention.