Patents Examined by Jaison P Thomas
  • Patent number: 10720584
    Abstract: Provided are: a charge-transporting varnish that contains a charge-transporting substance comprising an oligoaniline derivative represented by formula (1), a charge transporting substance that does not contain fluorine atoms, and an organic solvent; and an organic electroluminescent element including a thin film obtained from the varnish. (In the formula: R1 represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group that may be substituted; R2 to R10 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a nitro group, a cyano group, or an alkyl group, alkenyl group, alkynyl group, aryl group or heteroaryl group that may be substituted; A represents a prescribed fluorine atom-containing substituent; and k represents an integer from 1 to 20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: NISSAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Endo, Taichi Nakazawa
  • Patent number: 10717843
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to multiphase dispersions and nanocomposites comprised of a continuous matrix or binder and an endohedrally impregnated cellular carbon filler. These nanocomposites may exhibit superior mechanical, electrical, thermal, or other properties, and may be used in a variety of products, including hierarchical fiber-reinforced composites with nanocomposite matrices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Dickinson Corporation
    Inventors: Matthew Bishop, David Andrew Brill, Patrick Terrizzi, Abhay V. Thomas
  • Patent number: 10717881
    Abstract: An electrical device capable of water-resisting, vapor resistant and electrically conducting in a moisture-containing environment and a method for making such electrical device are provided. The present invention for use in electrically conductive aqueous solutions enables the electrical device to be electrically conductive in any direction because of quantum tunneling effect. The electrical device includes a device body having at least one surface, and a plurality of nano-particles embedded in one of surface pores of the at least one surface of the device body. The particle size of the nano-particles is less than tens of nanometers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Dazzeon Technology Co., LTD
    Inventor: Thomas Chen
  • Patent number: 10714755
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method for making a cathode active material coating liquid including steps: forming a phosphate ester solution by adding a phosphate ester in an alcoholic solvent; and introducing an aluminum salt to the phosphate ester solution, the aluminum salt being soluble to the alcoholic solvent, and the aluminum salt reacting with the phosphate ester to form a homogeneous clear solution. The present disclosure also relates to a cathode active material coating liquid and a method for coating the cathode active material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Xiang-Ming He, Ying-Qiang Wu, Li Wang
  • Patent number: 10710880
    Abstract: A method for uplifting a carbon nanotube structure including a fixture sheet and a carbon nanotube array, wherein in the carbon nanotube array, a plurality of carbon nanotubes removed from a growth substrate are aligned in a predetermined direction, and at least a portion of the plurality of carbon nanotubes is embedded in or bonded to the fixture sheet, the method including the steps of: preparing a carbon nanotube structure, in which at least a portion of the plurality of carbon nanotubes is fallen down so as to lie one above another relative to the fixture sheet, attaching an adhesive tape to the carbon nanotube array, and removing the adhesive tape from the carbon nanotube array to uplift the plurality of carbon nanotubes relative to the fixture sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI ZOSEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Maruyama, Tetsuya Inoue
  • Patent number: 10703925
    Abstract: Electrically-conductive ink compositions comprising: (i) a particulate, electrically-conductive material; (ii) a carrier liquid; (iii) a polymer binder; and (iv) a microcrystalline cellulose component; methods comprising: (a) providing a substrate; (b) providing an electrically-conductive ink formulation comprising (i) a particulate, electrically-conductive material; (ii) a carrier liquid; (iii) a polymer binder; and (iv) a microcrystalline cellulose component; and (c) forming an electrically-conductive trace on a surface of the substrate; and articles comprising a substrate having a surface and an electrically-conductive trace formed on the surface of the substrate, wherein the electrically-conductive trace comprises: (a) a particulate, electrically-conductive material; (b) a polymer binder; and (c) a microcrystalline cellulose component are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: THE DILLER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Robert Jacob Kramer, Kevin Francis O'Brien
  • Patent number: 10689256
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a conductive carbon powder emanating essentially from lignin, a method for the manufacturing thereof and use thereof. Said powder may emanate from an electrically conductive carbon intermediate product, in turn emanating essentially from lignin. Further, uses thereof and compositions comprising said carbon powder are disclosed. Additionally methods for manufacturing said conductive carbon powder, also involving an electrically conductive carbon intermediate product emanating essentially from lignin, are disclosed together with a method for making said compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Stora Enso OYJ
    Inventors: Niklas Garoff, Stephan Walter, Gunnar Seide, Thomas Gries, Wilhelm Steinmann, Andreas De Palmenaer
  • Patent number: 10676697
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a biodegradable detergent composition, which can contain viable cells or enzymes and acts as a replacement for the chemical detergents. The biodegradable detergent composition, comprising of: bio surfactant; polyols; biopolymer; organic acid; small chain peptide; essential oil; and stabilizers. The biodegradable detergent composition has a pH value of less than about 3.60, Titratable Acidity % between about 9.0-12.0, HLB value between about 14 to about 16.5, E24 value between about 73 and about 79. The biodegradable detergent composition has MALDI-TOF MS spectra in the m/z range from about 513.1 to about 2847.7 with peak mass value range from about 1375.8 m/z to about 2009.2 m/z. Further, the present invention relates to a method of manufacturing the biodegradable detergent composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignees: PROKLEAN TECHNOLOGIES PVT. LTD, SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, LLC
    Inventors: Sivaramakrishna Pillai Sankarakumara Pillai, Chandrasekhar B., Matthew T. Wood, Narin Tipsrisukond
  • Patent number: 10680178
    Abstract: Organic semiconductor formulations are disclosed. One of the formulations comprises a single or mixture of non-halogenated, hydrocarbon solvent, a conjugated polymer donor and a fullerene or small molecular acceptor, wherein the conjugated polymer contains branched alkyl chains with 21 or more carbon atoms. In addition, organic semiconductor film forming methods and applications using of the above-mentioned formulations are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignees: THE HONG KONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: He Yan, Jingbo Zhao
  • Patent number: 10647851
    Abstract: A copolymer comprising a repeat unit A, wherein repeat unit A comprises and at least one repeat unit B, wherein repeat unit B comprises an aryl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Laura Nielsen, Kathy Woody, Taeshik Earmme
  • Patent number: 10651400
    Abstract: Objects of the present invention is to provide an organic semiconductor element having high mobility and to provide a composition for forming an organic semiconductor film with which an organic semiconductor film having high mobility can be formed, a method of manufacturing an organic semiconductor element formed from the composition for forming an organic semiconductor film, and a method of manufacturing an organic semiconductor film. The organic semiconductor element according to the present invention has a semiconductor active layer including a compound that is represented by Formula 1 and has a molecular weight of 3,000 or less. The composition for forming an organic semiconductor film according to the present invention contains a compound that is represented by Formula 1 and has a molecular weight of 3,000 or less, and a solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignees: FUJIFILM CORPORATION, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
    Inventors: Hiroaki Tsuyama, Yoshihisa Usami, Toshihiro Okamoto, Junichi Takeya
  • Patent number: 10647858
    Abstract: A conductive polymer dispersion of this disclosure includes: a conductive composite containing a ?-conjugated conductive polymer and a polyanion; an isocyanurate-based compound; and a dispersion medium for dispersing the conductive composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Sou Matsubayashi
  • Patent number: 10651394
    Abstract: The invention relates to purely organic molecules according to formula A without metal center and their use as emitters in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) and in other optoelectronic devices with Y is independently selected from the group consisting of C, PR, S, and S(?O); W is independently selected from the group consisting of C(CN)2, NR, O, and S; X is selected from the group consisting of CR2, C?C(CN)2, NR, O, and S; Ar is a substituted aryl or heteroaryl group with 5 to 40 aromatic ring atoms, which is substituted with m same or different radicals R* and with n same or different donor groups D with electron-donating properties, wherein m+n equals the number of substitutable ring atoms and wherein D comprises a structure of formula I: wherein A and B are independently selected from the group consisting of CRR?, CR, NR, and N, wherein there is a single of a double bond between A and B and a single or a double bond between B and Z; Z is a direct bond or a divalent organic bridge group sele
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: CYNORA GMBH
    Inventor: Michael Danz
  • Patent number: 10640634
    Abstract: A flame retardant resin composition containing a polyolefin resin, a silicone compound, a fatty acid containing compound, aluminum hydroxide, and a triazine ring containing hindered amine compound. With respect to 100 parts by mass of the polyolefin resin, the silicone compound is blended in an amount of the range 0.5 to 10 parts by mass, the fatty acid containing compound is blended in an amount of the range 0.5 to 20 parts by mass, the aluminum hydroxide is blended in an amount of the range 1 to 60 parts by mass, and the triazine ring containing hindered amine compound is blended in an amount of the range 0.05 to 8 parts by mass or less. The triazine ring containing hindered amine compound may include an oxygen atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Fujikura Ltd.
    Inventors: Haruka Kohri, Shoichiro Nakamura, Tomohisa Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10618820
    Abstract: A positive active material for a rechargeable lithium battery includes a lithium metal oxide represented by the following Chemical Formula 1: (Li1?(x+y)NaxKy)(Co1?(a+b)ZraM?b)O2??[Chemical Formula 1] wherein, 0<x?0.1, 0?y?0.1, 0<x+y?0.1, 0<a?0.1, 0?b?0.1 and 0<a+b?0.1, and M? is at least one element selected from Y, Nb, V, Cr, Mn, Fe, Ni, Cu, Zn, Mg, Ca, and Sr.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kiyong Ahn, Sung-Soo Park
  • Patent number: 10614928
    Abstract: Provided are biodegradable, flexible, lightweight composites with efficient energy storage and methods for producing the same. Said composites comprise a conductive polymer, a secondary dopant, and a structural component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Inventor: Philippe Hansen-Estruch
  • Patent number: 10593851
    Abstract: Provided is a metal powder sintering paste having a high resistance to thermal stress. The present invention provides a metal powder sintering paste containing silver particles having an average particle diameter (median diameter) of 0.3 ?m to 5 ?m as a main component, further containing inorganic spacer particles having a CV value (standard deviation/average value) of less than 5%, and containing substantially no resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Teppei Kunimune, Masafumi Kuramoto
  • Patent number: 10584283
    Abstract: The invention relates to a preparation comprising a) 10 to 80% by weight of ?,??,??-trimethyl-1,3,5-triazine-1,3,5-(2H,4H,6H) triethanol (TTT) and b) one or more additives selected from i) ammonia, ii) alkanolamines with primary amino group and alkyl group having at most eight carbon atoms and iii) alkylamines with primary amino group and alkyl group having at most eight carbon atoms, where the weight ratio a):b) is in the range from 100:30 to 100:1. The preparation is present as semi-concentrate and has an advantageously lower viscosity, is moreover storage-stable, in particular storage-stable over a long period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: VINK CHEMICALS GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Wolfgang Beilfuss, Ralf Gradtke, Jennifer Knopf
  • Patent number: 10580576
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic electronic component includes: a body part including dielectric layers and internal electrodes disposed to face each other with respective dielectric layers interposed therebetween; and external electrodes disposed on an outer surface of the body part and electrically connected to the internal electrodes. The dielectric layer includes grains including: a semiconductive or conductive grain core region containing a base material represented by ABO3, where A is at least one of Ba, Sr, and Ca, and B is at least one of Ti, Zr, and Hf, and a doping material including a rare earth element; and an insulating grain shell region enclosing the grain core region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Woo Kim, Chang Hak Choi, Kang Heon Hur, Seok Hyun Yoon, Seung Ho Lee
  • Patent number: 10577701
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a heterojunction composite including: a chalcogenide metal compound dispersed on a substrate, and all or a part of the substrate is chalcogenized in the same manner as the chalcogenide metal compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University
    Inventors: Changdeuck Bae, Hyunjung Shin