Thursday, June 30, 2011

US Patent 7968660 - Polymer-CNT nanoomposites

This patent from Nanocyl has priority going back to 2003 and includes some basic claims to nanotube-polymer composites. Claim 1 reads:

1. Nanocomposite comprising a dispersion of carbon nanotubes within a polymer matrix, wherein said polymer matrix comprises a polyolefin polymerized in situ on said carbon nanotubes said polyolefin forming a coating around said carbon nanotube.