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    • Fabrication of carbon nanotube reinforced epoxy polymer composites using functionalized carbon nanotubes 

      Khabashesku, Valery N.; Zhu, Jiang; Peng, Haiqing; Barrera, Enrique V.; Margrave, John L.; Margrave, Mary Lou (2009-10-13)
      The present invention is directed to methods of integrating carbon nanotubes into epoxy polymer composites via chemical functionalization of carbon nanotubes, and to the carbon nanotube-epoxy polymer composites produced ...
    • Fiber-reinforced polymer composites containing functionalized carbon nanotubes 

      Zhu, Jiang; Khabashesku, Valery N.; Peng, Haiqing; Barrera, Enrique V.; Margrave, John L.; Margrave, Mary Lou (2012-05-29)
      The present invention is directed to methods of integrating carbon nanotubes into epoxy polymer composites via chemical functionalization of carbon nanotubes, and to the carbon nanotube-epoxy polymer composites produced ...
    • Functionalization of nanodiamond powder through fluorination and subsequent derivatization reactions 

      Khabashesku, Valery N.; Liu, Yu; Margrave, John L.; Margrave, Mary Lou (2010-10-26)
      The present invention is directed to functionalized nanoscale diamond powders, methods for making such powders, applications for using such powders, and articles of manufacture comprising such powders. Methods for making ...
    • Method for functionalizating carbon naontubes utilizing peroxides 

      Khabashesku, Valery N.; Peng, Haiqing; Margrave, John L.; Margrave, Mary Lou; Billups, Edward W.; Ying, Yunming (2011-07-12)
      A method for functionalizing the wall of single-wall or multi-wall carbon nanotubes involves the use of acyl peroxides to generate carbon-centered free radicals. The method allows for the chemical attachment of a variety ...
    • Method for functionalizing carbon nanotubes utilizing peroxides 

      Khabashesku, Valery N.; Peng, Haiqing; Margrave, John L.; Margrave, Mary Lou; Billups, Edward W.; Ying, Yunming (2010-06-22)
      A method for functionalizing the wall of single-wall or multi-wall carbon nanotubes involves the use of acyl peroxides to generate carbon-centered free radicals. The method allows for the chemical attachment of a variety ...
    • Method for functionalizing carbon nanotubes utilizing peroxides 

      Khabashesku, Valery N.; Peng, Haiqing; Margrave, Mary Lou; Billups, Edward W.; Ying, Yunming (2006-10-24)
      A method for functionalizing the wall of single-wall or multi-wall carbon nanotubes involves the use of acyl peroxides to generate carbon-centered free radicals. The method allows for the chemical attachment of a variety ...
    • Nanotube-amino acids and methods for preparing same 

      Khabashesku, Valery N.; Peng, Haiqing; Margrave, John L.; Margrave, Mary Lou (2012-01-10)
      The present invention is directed toward compositions comprising carbon nanotubes (CNTs) that are sidewall-functionalized with amino acid groups, and to amino acid compositions comprising carbon nanotubes. The present ...
    • Sidewall functionalization of nanotubes with hydroxyl terminated moieties 

      Khabashesku, Valery N.; Zhang, Lei; Margrave, John L.; Margrave, Mary Lou (2009-12-15)
      The present invention is directed to methods of forming sidewall-functionalized carbon nanotubes, wherein such functionalized carbon nanotubes have hydroxyl-terminated moieties covalently attached to their sidewalls. ...
    • Sidewall functionalization of single-wall carbon nanotubes through C-N bond forming substitutions of fluoronanotubes 

      Khabashesku, Valery N.; Margrave, Mary Lou; Stevens, Joel L.; Derrien, Gaelle Armelle (2008-11-18)
      The present invention is directed toward a method of sidewall-functionalizing single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) through C—N bond forming substitution reactions with fluorinated SWNTs (fluoronanotubes), and to the ...