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Qinghua Yin, Xiwang Qi, Maximilian A Biberger, David Leamon: Fracture toughness of glass. SDCmaterials, Morrison & Foerster, January 13, 2015: US08932514 (22 worldwide citation)

A method of making glass is provided. The method comprises preparing a dispersion of a nano-material. A slurry of a glass matrix material is prepared. The nano-dispersion is mixed with the matrix slurry to form a nano-dispersion/slurry mixture. The nano-dispersion/slurry mixture is dried. The nano-d ...


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Qinghua Yin, Xiwang Qi, Maximilian A Biberger, David Leamon: Fracture toughness of ceramics. SDCmaterials, Morrison & Foerster, March 31, 2015: US08992820 (22 worldwide citation)

A method of making ceramics is provided. The method comprises preparing a dispersion of a nano-material. A slurry of a ceramic matrix material is prepared. The nano-dispersion is mixed with the matrix slurry to form a nano-dispersion/slurry mixture. The nano-dispersion/slurry mixture is dried. The n ...


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David Leamon: Powder treatment for enhanced flowability. SDCmaterials, Morrison & Foerster, October 14, 2014: US08859035 (22 worldwide citation)

A method of enhancing the flowability of a powder. The powder is defined by a plurality of particles having an initial level of inter-particle forces between each particle. The method comprises: treating the powder, wherein the level of inter-particle forces between each particle is substantially de ...


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David Leamon, Frederick P Layman, Eliseo Ruiz, Maximilian A Biberger: Methods and apparatuses for nano-materials powder treatment and preservation. SDCmaterails, Morrison & Foerster, September 9, 2014: US08828328 (22 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses for and methods of nano-material powder preservation and dispersion in liquid, capture, and treatments are disclosed. The applications of the present disclosure ensure powder accountability of the nano-materials preventing the nano material from dispersing into the air. The method of tre ...


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David Leamon: Catalyst production method and system. SDCmaterials, Morrison & Foerster, October 6, 2015: US09149797 (20 worldwide citation)

A method of producing a catalyst comprising: mixing catalytic particles and a solvent, thereby forming a mixture; performing a size distribution analysis on the mixture to determine a size distribution profile; repeating the mixing of the catalytic particles and the solvent in the mixture if the siz ...


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Bryant Kearl, Qinghua Yin, Xiwang Qi, David Leamon, Maximilian A Biberger: trap (LNT) systems and methods of making and using same, Compositions of lean NO. SDCmaterials, Morrison & Foerster, December 13, 2016: US09517448 (8 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to a substrate comprising nanoparticle catalysts and NOx storage materials for treatment of gases, and washcoats for use in preparing such a substrate. Also provided are methods of preparation of the nanoparticle catalysts and NOx storage materials, as well as methods ...


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Qinghua Yin, Xiwang Qi, Maximilian A Biberger, David Leamon: Washcoats and coated substrates for catalytic converters and methods of making and using same. SDCmaterials, Morrison & Foerster, March 7, 2017: US09586179 (3 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are, inter alia, methods of forming coated substrates for use in catalytic converters, as well as washcoat compositions and methods suitable for using in preparation of the coated substrates, and the coated substrates formed thereby, which in some cases use iron-exchanged zeolite particles ...


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Maximilian A Biberger, Bryant Kearl, Qinghua Yin, Xiwang Qi, David Leamon: traps, trapping materials, washcoats, and methods of making and using the same, Lean NO. Umicore & Co KG, Suzannah K Sundby Esq, Canady Lortz, November 13, 2018: US10124322

The present disclosure relates to micron-sized particle used for catalyzing and storing NOx gases, such as those found in vehicle exhaust emissions, washcoats employing micron-sized particle used for catalyzing and storing NOx gases, washcoat coated substrates, lean NOx trap (LNT) systems, and vehic ...


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Frederick P Layman, David Leamon: Non-plugging d.c. plasma gun. SDCmaterials, June 16, 2011: US20110143041-A1

A plasma gun system comprising: a plasma gun comprising an outlet, wherein the plasma gun is configured to generate a plasma stream and provide the plasma stream to the outlet; and a plasma gun extension assembly configured to be coupled to the plasma gun, wherein the plasma gun extension assembly c ...


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David Leamon: Catalyst production method and system. SDCmaterials, June 16, 2011: US20110143916-A1

A method of producing a catalyst comprising: mixing catalytic particles and a solvent, thereby forming a mixture; performing a size distribution analysis on the mixture to determine a size distribution profile; repeating the mixing of the catalytic particles and the solvent in the mixture if the siz ...