Patent Number: 7,714,317

Title: Assembly of ordered carbon shells on semiconducting nanomaterials

Abstract: In some embodiments of the invention, encapsulated semiconducting nanomaterials are described. In certain embodiments the nanostructures described are semiconducting nanomaterials encapsulated with ordered carbon shells. In some aspects a method for producing encapsulated semiconducting nanomaterials is disclosed. In some embodiments applications of encapsulated semiconducting nanomaterials are described.

Inventors: Sutter; Eli Anguelova (Westhampton Beach, NY), Sutter; Peter Werner (Westhampton Beach, NY)

Assignee: Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC

International Classification: H01L 29/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/11/12018