Wednesday, June 13, 2012

US Patent 8197888 - Dispersion, alignment, and deposition of nanotubes with nanoplatelets

This patent is from Texas A+M University and teaches methods of precision placement of carbon nanotubes. Claim 1 reads:

1. A nanocomposite comprising at least one nanotube; wherein said nanotube is associated with at least one nanoplatelet, and wherein said nanotube is an exfoliated nanotube.