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Posted: September 15, 2008
Nano-C Awarded Fundamental Patents for Carbon Nanotube and Fullerene Manufacturing
(Nanowerk News) Nano-C, Inc., leading developer of nanostructured carbon
materials, today announced that it has been issued U.S. Patent Nos. 7,335,344 and 7,396,520 by
the Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office.
These newly issued patents cover the manufacture of Nano-C’s core products, carbon nanotubes and fullerenes.
“The fundamental competitive advantage of our technology covered by these patents enables us
to offer an array of unique carbon nanotubes and fullerene products, tailored to specific
applications,” commented Viktor Vejins, president and CEO at Nano-C.
“These technologies provide the needed scalability to meet the growing demands we see in organic photovoltaic
(OPV) and electronics applications, including transparent conducting films for use in a variety of
display, touch screen and traditional solar applications.”
About Nano-C, Inc.
Located in Westwood, Massachusetts, Nano-C is a leading developer of nanostructured carbon
materials, including fullerenes, single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) and their chemical
derivatives. The company was founded in 2001. Nano-C’s mission is to play a key role in
enabling applications of these nanostructured carbon materials and is committed to their
responsible development and use. Nano-C is a privately held company. For more information,