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Methods to manufacture nanoscale particles comprising metals, alloys, intermetallics, ceramics are disclosed. The thermal energy is provided by plasma, internal energy, heat of reaction, microwave, electromagnetic, direct electric arc, pulsed electric arc and/or nuclear. The process is operated at some stage above 3000K and at high velocities. The invention can be utilized to prepare nanopowders for nanostructured products and devices such as ion conducting solid electrolytes for a wide range of applications, including sensors, oxygen pumps, fuel cells, batteries, electrosynthesis reactors and catalytic membranes.

Title
Nanostructured powders and related nanotechnology
Application Number
10/614845
Publication Number
7081267 (B2)
Application Date
July 8, 2003
Publication Date
July 25, 2006
Inventor
Tapesh Yadav
Tucson
AZ, US
Agent
Hogan & Hartson
Kent A Lembke
Stuart T Langley
Assignee
NanoProducts Corporation
CO, US
IPC
C23C 16/00
H01M 5/12
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