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Vacuum flash evaporated polymer composites

United States Patent

5,681,615
October 28, 1997
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A method for fabrication of polymer composite layers in a vacuum is disclosed. More specifically, the method of dissolving salts in a monomer solution, vacuum flash evaporating the solution, condensing the flash evaporated solution as a liquid film, and forming the condensed liquid film into a polymer composite layer on a substrate is disclosed.
Affinito; John D. (Kennewick, WA), Gross; Mark E. (Pasco, WA)
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
08/ 508,278
July 27, 1995
This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC06-76RLO 1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.