Patent Number: 7,708,971

Title: Method for preparing carbon nitride C.sub.3N.sub.4

Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for preparing carbon nitride C.sub.3N.sub.4 wherein alkali metal thiocyanate is simply pyrolysed to give carbon nitride C.sub.3N.sub.4 in an efficient, economical and ecologically friendly manner. The employed starting materials are cheap and formed side products are essentially non-toxic and can be easily removed and/or washed away.

Inventors: Lappalainen; Reijo (Hiltulanlahti, FI), Blinov; Lev Nicolaevich (St. Petersburg, RU), Mamakhel; Mohammad Aref Hasan (Frederiksberg, DK), Philippov; Sergej Nicolaevich (St. Petersburg, RU)

Assignee: Carbodeon Ltd Oy

International Classification: C01B 21/082 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018