Tuesday, May 24, 2011

US Patent 7947371 - SWCNT composite with nucleic acid dispersant


This patent from DuPont includes some basic claims toward carbon nanotubes dispersed in a metal oxide matrix using nucleic acids. Claim 1 reads:

1. A single walled carbon nanotube composition comprising a population of highly dispersed single walled carbon nanotubes in an inorganic matrix, wherein said single walled carbon nanotubes are associated with a nucleic acid dispersant.