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United States Patent Application

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Methods are provided for making a nanofiber-coated fiber. The method(s) include: providing a base fiber; depositing a nanofreckle on the base fiber; and growing a nanofiber at the nanofreckle. In another aspect, nanofiber-coated fibers are provided, produced by the above-noted methods making a nanofiber-coated fiber.
PEGNA, Joseph (Saratoga Springs, NY), VAALER, Erik G. (Redwood City, CA), SCHNEITER, John L. (Cohoes, NY), HARRISON, Shay L. (East Schodack, NY), GODUGUCHINTA, Ram K. (Ballston Lake, NY), WILLIAMS, Kirk L. (Saratoga Springs, NY)
FREE FORM FIBERS, LLC (Saratoga Springs NY)
15/ 631,243
June 23, 2017
STATEMENT REGARDING GOVERNMENT RIGHTS [0002] Certain aspects of this invention were made with United States Government support under a US Department of Energy Award DE-SC0011954, as well as Contract Award ID No. IIP-1152698, awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Accordingly, the U.S. Government may have certain rights in this invention.