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Title: Sustainable Hybrid Organic Aerogels and Methods and Uses Thereof

Source: U.S. Patent

Author(s)Gong, Shaoqin; Javadi, Alireza; Zheng, Qifeng; Cai, Zhiyong; Sabo, Ronald

Publication Year: 2015  View Document »

Category: Patents

Abstract: Highly porous, lightweight, and sustainable hybrid organic aerogels With ultra-low densities and excellent material properties and methods for preparing them are provided, including, e.g., PVA/CNF/GONS, RF/CNF/GONS, and PVA/CNF/MWCNT. The aerogels are modified to have a super hydrophobic surface, thus leading to an extremely low swelling ratio and rate of moisture absorption.

Keywords: aerogel; ultra-low densities; highly porous; lightweight; superhydrophobic surface; low swelling ratio; low rate of moisture absorption; aerogel composition; mechanical properties; cellulose nonfibrils/nanocrystals; insulation

Date posted: 02/20/2015
RITS Product ID: 72235
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Cai, Zhiyong
Supervisory Research Materials Engineer
Sabo, Ronald C.
Research Materials Engineer

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