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Patents

  1. P. M. Ajayan and S. Iijima, “Carbon nanotubule enclosing a foreign material”, NEC Corporation, Japan, 1995, U.S. Patent (#5, 457, 343)
  2. T. W. Ebbesen, P. M. Ajayan and H. Hiura, “Method of Purifying Carbon Nanotubes”, NEC Corporation, Japan, 1997, U.S. Patent (#5,641,466)
  3. R. W. Siegel, S. Chang, R. Doremus and P. M. Ajayan, “Ceramic Matrix Nanocomposites Containing Carbon Nanotubes For Enhanced Mechanical Behavior“, 2002, U.S. Patent (#6,420,293)
  4. Y. P. Zhao, Y. C. Chen, X-C. Zhang, N. Raravikar, P. M. Ajayan, T. M. Lu, G. W. Wang and L. S. Schadler, “Ultrafast All-Optical Switch using Carbon Nanotube Polymer Composites“, 2004, U.S. Patent (#6,782,154)
  5. A. Cao, G. Ramanath and P. M. Ajayan, “Directed assembly of highly-organized carbon nanotubes”, 2007, U.S. Patent (#7,189,430)
  6. P. M. Ajayan, G. Ramanath and Andres de la Gaurdia, “Method of transforming carbon nanotubes”, 2008, U.S. Patent (#7,217,404)
  7. P. M. Ajayan, A. Carrillo, N. Chakrapani, R. Kane and B. Q. Wei, “Carbon nanotube foam and method of making and using thereof“, 2009, U.S. Patent (#7,473,411)
  8. R. W. Siegel, J. Nugent and P. M. Ajayan, “Carbon nanotrees formed by flash CVD method”, 2009, U.S. Patent (#7,504,152)
  9. P. M. Ajayan, B. Q. Wei, H. Zhu, C. Xu and D. Wu, “Direct synthesis of long single-walled carbon nanotube strands”, 2009, U.S. Patent (#7,615,204)
  10. P. M. Ajayan, E. Lahiff, P. Stryjek, C. Y. Ryu and S. Curran, “Embedded nanotube array sensor and method of making a nanotube polymer composite“, 2010, U.S. Patent (#7,673,521)
  11. A. Cao and P. M. Ajayan, “Super-compressible carbon nanotube films and micro-bundles“, 2010, U.S. Patent (#7,727,624)
  12. P. M. Ajayan and A. Dhinojwala, “Aligned carbon nanotube-polymer materials, systems and methods“, 2011, U.S. Patent (#7,927,666)
  13. M. N. G. Nejhad, V. P. Veedu, A. Cao, P. M. Ajayan, D. Askari, Three-dimensionally reinforced multifunctional nanocomposites, 2012, US Patent (#8,148,276)
  14. S. Talapatra, S. Kar, S. Pal, R. Vajtai, P. M.  Ajayan, Carbon nanotube growth on metallic substrate using vapor phase catalyst delivery, 2012, US Patent (#8,207,658)
  15. S. Torti, F. Torti, D. L. Carroll, S. Akman, O. Nalamasu, P. M. Ajayan, Hyperthermic technologies and therapeutic uses thereof, 2012, US Patent (#8,252,772)
  16. P. M. Ajayan, A. Kumar, A. R.  Botello-Mendez, H. Gullapalli, M. Terrones, Composition for energy generator, storage, and strain sensor and methods of use thereof, 2012, US Patent (#8,310,134)
  17. A. Dhinojwala, P. M. Ajayan, S. Sethi, Aligned carbon nanotube-polymer materials, systems and methods, 2013, US Patent (8,535,791)