Thursday, November 18, 2010

US Patent 7833506 - Synthesis of metal-containing nanoparticles

This patent from Bayer Technology teaches a system to ramp up the mass production of nanoparticles to the range of kg/h using a liquid phase process. Claim 1 reads:

1. A liquid phase process for preparing metal-containing nanoparticles and/or nanoparticle dispersions in a reactor, wherein nucleation and growth processes are separated in time and space by controlling the temperature and the volume flows.