Patents by Inventor Richard Alan Kemp

Richard Alan Kemp has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200002543
    Abstract: A method and precursor for making carbon fibers and the like comprising carbon black modified with at least one cyclic compound promoter. A source of the carbon black may be recycled materials such as recycled tires or recycled plastics. The carbon black is modified by attaching at least one cyclic compound promoter to the outer periphery of the carbon black.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: STC.UNM
    Inventors: Richard Alan Kemp, Mahmoud Reda Taha
  • Patent number: 10442934
    Abstract: A method and precursor for making carbon fibers and the like comprising carbon black modified with at least one cyclic compound promoter. A source of the carbon black may be recycled materials such as recycled tires or recycled plastics. The carbon black is modified by attaching at least one cyclic compound promoter to the outer periphery of the carbon black.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: STC.UNM
    Inventors: Richard Alan Kemp, Mahmoud Reda Taha
  • Publication number: 20180072572
    Abstract: The present invention provides a novel solution or route for metal phosphide (MPx) nanomaterials from the thermal decomposition of metal bis[bis(diisopropylphosphino)amide], M[N(PPri2)2]2, and/or single-source precursors. Synthetic routes to MPx nanomaterials may be used in energy applications including batteries, semiconductors, magnets, catalyst, lasers, inks, electrocatalysts and photodiodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicants: STC.UNM, Sandia Corporation
    Inventors: Richard Alan Kemp, Diane Dickie, Bernadette A. Hernandez-Sanchez, Timothy N. Labert
  • Publication number: 20170362441
    Abstract: A method and precursor for making carbon fibers and the like comprising carbon black modified with at least one cyclic compound promoter. A source of the carbon black may be recycled materials such as recycled tires or recycled plastics. The carbon black is modified by attaching at least one cyclic compound promoter to the outer periphery of the carbon black.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Applicant: STC.UNM
    Inventors: Richard Alan Kemp, Mahmoud Reda Taha
  • Patent number: 5663385
    Abstract: This invention relates to an ethylene oxide catalyst having improved initial selectivity which catalyst comprises silver, a promoting amount of alkali metal, a promoting amount of rhenium and a promoting amount of rhenium-co-promoter selected from phosphorus, boron and mixtures thereof, supported on a porous refractory support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 1996
    Date of Patent: September 2, 1997
    Assignee: Shell Oil Company
    Inventor: Richard Alan Kemp