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September 30th, 2004

'Playing' with fire

Thanks to his pursuit of understanding the phenomena of fire and light, Axelbaum and colleagues have discovered a wealth of new materials and come up with a highly regarded patented technique to produce valuable particles in the nanometer-sized range.

Axelbaum has developed a patented process that makes nanoparticles smaller and more pure than competing technologies, and the process is faster and cheaper than existing commercial processes for conventional materials. He calls his technology the sodium/halide flame and encapsulation technology (SFE).


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