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Charles M Lieber, Eric Wong: Preparation of carbide nanorods. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Fish & Richardson P C, December 7, 1999: US05997832 (268 worldwide citation)

A process utilizing a supported metal catalyst, a volatile species source, and a carbon source has been developed to produce carbide nanorods with diameters of less than about 100 nm and aspect ratios of 10 to 1000. The volatile species source, carbon source, and supported metal catalyst can be used ...


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Charles M Lieber, Peidong Yang: Metal oxide nanorods. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Fish & Richardson P C, April 27, 1999: US05897945 (262 worldwide citation)

Metal oxide nanorods and composite materials containing such nanorods. The metal oxide nanorods have diameters between 1 and 200 nm and aspect ratios between 5 and 2000.


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Charles M Lieber, Thomas Rueckes, Ernesto Joselevich, Kevin Kim: Nanoscopic wire-based devices and arrays. President & Fellows of Harvard College, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, August 24, 2004: US06781166 (212 worldwide citation)

Electrical devices comprised of nanoscopic wires are described, along with methods of their manufacture and use. The nanoscopic wires can be nanotubes, preferably single-walled carbon nanotubes. They can be arranged in crossbar arrays using chemically patterned surfaces for direction, via chemical v ...


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Charles M Lieber, Peidong Yang: Method of producing metal oxide nanorods. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Fish & Richardson P C, March 14, 2000: US06036774 (196 worldwide citation)

Methods of preparing metal oxide nanorods are described. The metal oxide nanorods have diameters between 1 and 200 nm and aspect ratios between 5 and 2000. The methods include the steps of generating a metal vapor in a furnace, exposing the nanorod growth substrate to the metal vapor within a growth ...


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Charles M Lieber, Stanislaus S Wong, Adam T Woolley, Ernesto Joselevich: Nanometer-scale microscopy probes. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Fish & Richardson P C, December 12, 2000: US06159742 (179 worldwide citation)

A carbon-based tip for scanning probe microscopy. The tip used in microscopy to reveal chemical characteristics of a sample includes a structure of the formula:


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Charles M Lieber, Hongkun Park, Qingqiao Wei, Yi Cui, Wenjie Liang: Nanosensors. President & Fellows of Harvard College, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, October 31, 2006: US07129554 (153 worldwide citation)

Electrical devices comprised of nanoscopic wires are described, along with methods of their manufacture and use. The nanoscopic wires can be nanotubes, preferably single-walled carbon nanotubes. They can be arranged in crossbar arrays using chemically patterned surfaces for direction, via chemical v ...


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Charles M Lieber, Yun Kim: Machining oxide thin-films with an atomic force microscope: pattern and object formation on the nanometer scale. President and Trustees of Harvard College, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, October 12, 1993: US05252835 (151 worldwide citation)

An atomic force microscope (AFM) has been used to machine complex patterns and to form free structural objects in thin layers of MoO.sub.3 grown on the surface of MoS.sub.2. The AFM tip can pattern lines with .ltoreq.10 nm resolution and then image the resulting structure without perturbation by con ...


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Charles M Lieber, Z John Zhang, Chunming Niu: Covalent carbon nitride material comprising C.sub.2 N and formation method. President and Fellows of Harvard College, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, November 24, 1998: US05840435 (116 worldwide citation)

A nitride material comprises C.sub.2 N. A method of forming a covalent carbon material includes forming an atomic nitrogen source, forming an elemental reagent source and combining the atomic nitrogen, elemental reagent to form the covalent carbon material and annealing the covalent carbon material. ...


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Charles M Lieber: Method of making a superconducting fullerene composition by reacting a fullerene with an alloy containing alkali metal. The President and Fellows of Harvard College, Choate Hall & Stewart, March 23, 1993: US05196396 (104 worldwide citation)

A method for making a superconducting fullerine composition, includes reacting a fullerine with an alloy, and particularly reacting C.sub.60 with a binary alloy including an alkali metal or a tertiary alloy including two alkali metals in the vapor phase. Also, a Cesium-doped fullerine high T.sub.c s ...



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