Pyrophoric Foam Materials and Methods of Making the Same
[Technical Report, Patent Application]
Army Research, Development and Engineering Center
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An in-situ process for synthesizing highly pyrophoric foam materials using metal and carbon precursors wherein the precursors serve as foaming and activating agents to disperse and lock nano-sized metal particles within a rigid porous carbon matrix. The resulting carbon matrix is also pyrophoric.
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