07931683 is referenced by 42 patents and cites 1489 patents.

According to an aspect of the invention, articles are provided which comprise a substrate and a ceramic coating which covers at least a portion of the substrate surface. The ceramic coating includes raised ceramic shells connected by a ceramic layer that is conformal with the substrate. According to another aspect of the present invention, carbon nanotubes are provided, which comprise a ceramic coating covering at least a portion of the carbon nanotubes.

Title
Articles having ceramic coated surfaces
Application Number
11/881766
Publication Number
7931683 (B2)
Application Date
July 27, 2007
Publication Date
April 26, 2011
Inventor
Michele Zoromski
Minneapolis
MN, US
Jan Weber
Maastricht
NL
Agent
Fish & Richardson P C
Assignee
Boston Scientific SciMed
MN, US
IPC
A61F 2/06
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