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Synthesis of condensed phases containing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons fullerenes and nanotubes

United States Patent

October 19, 2004
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The invention relates to methods for producing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, fullerenes, and nanotubes, comprising: a. heating at least one carbon-containing material to form a condensed phase comprising at least one polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon; b. collecting at least some of the condensed phase; c. reacting the condensed phase to form fullerenes and/or nanotubes.
Reilly; Peter T. A. (Knoxville, TN)
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
09/ 399,232
September 17, 1999
This invention was made with U.S. Government support under Contract No. DE-AC05-96OR22464, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.