A method of preparing a polycarbonate nanocomposite comprising forming a reactant mixture comprising a nanomaterial, a solvent, a dihydroxy compound and an activated carbonate; and polymerizing the dihydroxy compound and the activated carbonate in the presence of the solvent to form the polycarbonate nanocomposite is disclosed. Also disclosed are polycarbonate nanocomposites prepared in accordance with this method, and thermoplastic compositions comprising the polycarbonate nanocomposites.

Title
Method of making polycarbonate nanocomposites
Application Number
11/536867
Publication Number
20080081865
Application Date
September 29, 2006
Publication Date
April 3, 2008
Inventor
Sandeep Tyagi
Rajashekhar Shiddappa Totad
Vitthal Abaso Sawant
Roopali Rai
Parnasree Maiti
Edward Kung
Raja Krishnamurthy
Dibakar Dhara
Amit Biswas
Agent
SABIC Innovative Plastics IP Legal
MA, US
Agent
Sabic Lexan
MA, US
IPC
C08K 09/04
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