Wednesday, December 28, 2011

US Patent 8084140 - Silver nanoplatelets

This patent is from Clarkson University and teaches a method of producing a new variation of silver nanoparticle with applications in electromagnetic shielding. Claim 1 reads:

1. A metallic nano-platelet comprising between 90% and 99.99% silver by weight; and between 0.01% and 10% palladium by weight.