Patents Examined by Karl E. Group
  • Patent number: 10450220
    Abstract: A glass-ceramic includes glass and crystalline phases, where the crystalline phase includes non-stoichiometric suboxides of titanium, forming ‘bronze’-type solid state defect structures in which vacancies are occupied with dopant cations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Matthew John Dejneka, Jesse Kohl
  • Patent number: 10450234
    Abstract: A dielectric composition, a dielectric element, an electronic component and a laminated electronic component are disclosed. In an embodiment a dielectric composition includes particles comprising a perovskite crystal structure including at least Bi, Na, Sr and Ti and at least one element selected from the group consisting of La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho, Yb, Ba, Ca, Mg and Zn, wherein a content of the element is between 0.5 molar pails and 11.1 molar parts, defining a Ti content of the dielectric composition as 100 molar parts, wherein 0.17???2.83, where ? is a molar ratio of Bi with respect to Sr in the dielectric composition, wherein at least some of the particles include a low-Bi phase, and wherein a total surface area of the low-Bi phase within the particles is between 0.1% and 15% of the total surface area of the particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: TDK ELECTRONICS AG
    Inventors: Masakazu Hirose, Goushi Tauchi, Tomoya Imura, Tomohiro Terada
  • Patent number: 10442725
    Abstract: The invention relates to glass ceramics based on the lithium metasilicate system (Li2O.SiO2(Li2SiO3)), which are mechanically processible in a simple manner in an intermediate stage of the crystallization and, after complete crystallization, represent a high-strength, highly translucent and chemically stable glass ceramic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignees: FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V., VITA Zahnfabrik H. Rauter GmbH & Co. KG, DeguDent GmbH
    Inventors: Bernhard Durschang, Jörn Probst, Norbert Thiel, Michael Gödiker, Markus Vollmann, Udo Schusser
  • Patent number: 10438745
    Abstract: A dielectric composition, a dielectric element, an electronic component and a laminated electronic component are disclosed. In an embodiment the dielectric composition includes particles having a perovskite crystal structure including at least Bi, Na, Sr and Ti, wherein at least some of the particles have a core-shell structure including a core portion and a shell portion, and wherein the content of Bi present in the core portion is no greater than 0.83 times the content of Bi present in the shell portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: TDK ELECTRONICS AG
    Inventors: Masakazu Hirose, Tomoya Imura, Tomohiro Terada, Goushi Tauchi
  • Patent number: 10427973
    Abstract: A fired hybrid enamel coating is provided. The hybrid enamel coating is formed by firing an enamel composition on a substrate. The enamel composition includes at least a first glass frit, which is sintered to form the hybrid enamel coating. The hybrid enamel coating can be cleaned using aqualytic or pyrolytic cleaning methods, and does not discolor or lose gloss when subject to typical pyrolytic cleaning methods. The hybrid enamel coating does not require the application of highly caustic cleaners to remove the baked-on soils.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Ferro Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew Gorecki, Charles A. Baldwin, Brad Devine, Albert L. Benford, Jr., Ralph Villoni, Karine Sarrazy, Alain Aronica, Teddy Colombe, Angélique Leseur
  • Patent number: 10427985
    Abstract: A ceramic composite material comprises a ceramic compound, a plurality of shaping particles dispersed in the ceramic compound, and a plurality void spaces dispersed in the ceramic compound. The plurality of shaping particles are contained within the plurality of void spaces, and each of the plurality of void spaces is a closed cell. The plurality of shaping particles also comprise nanostructures have a length to diameter ratio of less than or equal to 10 to 1 and a length of less than or equal to 500 nanometers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Lockheed Martin Corporation
    Inventors: Daniel H. Hecht, Antonio P. De La Garza, III
  • Patent number: 10414695
    Abstract: In a monolithic refractory, in terms of a proportion in 100 mass % of a refractory raw material having a grain size of 8 mm or smaller, an amount of CaXSr1?XAl2O4 (where, 0?X?0.5) is 0.5 mass % or more and 10 mass % or less, and a polyvalent metal salt of oxycarboxylic acid is 0.05 mass % or more and 1.0 mass % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Matsui, Koji Goda, Atsunori Koyama, Yoshitaka Sadatomi, Tsubasa Nakamichi
  • Patent number: 10407349
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods for making a bonded refractory material, the methods comprising preparing a slurry comprising glass precursor particles having an average particle size ranging from about 1 nm to about 200 nm; combining zirconia particles with the slurry to form a batch composition comprising at least about 80% by weight of zirconia; forming a green body from the batch composition; and sintering the green body to form a sintered refractory material. Sintered high-zirconia refractory materials can comprise at least about 80% by weight of zirconia having an average grain size of 100 microns or less, wherein the zirconia is interspersed in a glassy phase, and wherein the sintered refractory materials comprise about 15% or less by weight of the glassy phase. Melting vessels having at least one interior surface comprising such sintered zirconia refractory materials are further disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Matthew John Dejneka, John Christopher Mauro, Mallanagouda Dyamanagouda Patil, Kim Doreen Pierotti, James Scott Sutherland, Akenda Zellet-Lukaso
  • Patent number: 10407350
    Abstract: Refractory composite material based on Al2O3 in the form of corundum, SiO2 in the form of quartz and sodium aluminate having the formula NaAl11O17 or Na2O— 11Al2O3, method for preparing the same, use thereof for preparing manufactured items, as well as manufactured items made thereby and use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: BIGARAN S.r.l.
    Inventor: Gian Luigi Cattaneo
  • Patent number: 10391039
    Abstract: To provide a dental lithium silicate glass composition capable of providing a dental lithium silicate glass ceramic capable of efficiently precipitating the main crystals (lithium disilicate and/or lithium metasilicate) even after heat treatment. To provide a Al2O3-free dental lithium silicate glass composition including the following components: SiO2: 60.0 to 80.0% by weight, Li2O: 10.0 to 17.0% by weight, K2O: 0.5 to 10.0% by weight, ZrO2: 0.0 to 5.0% by weight, a nucleating agent: 1.0 to 6.0% by weight, a glass stabilizer: 0.0 to 8.0% by weight and a colorant: 0.0 to 10.0% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: SHOFU INC.
    Inventors: Daisuke Takeuchi, Mitsuji Teramae
  • Patent number: 10391561
    Abstract: A cubic boron nitride-based sintered material includes cubic boron nitride particles of 70 to 95 vol %, in which in a structure of a cross-section of the sintered material, a binder phase with a width of 1 nm to 30 nm is present between the adjacent cubic boron nitride particles, the binder phase being made of a compound containing at least Al, B, and N and having a ratio of an oxygen content to an Al content of 0.1 or less in terms of atomic ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Yano, Yosuke Miyashita
  • Patent number: 10388456
    Abstract: A dielectric composition, a dielectric element, an electronic component and a laminated electronic component are disclosed. In an embodiment the dielectric composition includes a perovskite compound comprising a main component having Bi, Na, Sr, Ln and Ti, wherein Ln is at least one type of a rare earth element, and wherein a mean crystal grain size is between 0.1 ?m and 1 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: TDK ELECTRONICS AG
    Inventors: Tomoya Imura, Tomohiro Terada
  • Patent number: 10377905
    Abstract: A thermal spray slurry of the present invention contains ceramic particles having an average particle size of 200 nm or more and 5 ?m or less. Precipitates formed when 700 mL of the thermal spray slurry is placed in a 16.5-cm-high cylindrical vessel having a volume of 1 L and is allowed to stand still at room temperature for 1 week are made to disappear by disposing, at a temperature of 20° C. or higher and 30° C. or lower, the cylindrical vessel so as for the central axis of the cylindrical vessel to be horizontal and by rotating the cylindrical vessel at a rotation speed of 100 rpm for 120 minutes around the central axis of the cylindrical vessel to stir the thermal spray slurry in the cylindrical vessel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIMI INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Junya Kitamura, Hiroaki Mizuno, Kazuto Sato, Kazuyuki Tsuzuki
  • Patent number: 10370291
    Abstract: A glass-ceramic includes a silicate-containing glass and crystals within the silicate-containing glass. The crystals include non-stoichiometric tungsten and/or molybdenum sub-oxides, and the crystals are intercalated with dopant cations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Matthew John Dejneka, Jesse Kohl
  • Patent number: 10370289
    Abstract: An optical glass having a small partial dispersion ratio (?g,F), while having a refractive index (nd) and Abbe number (?d) within desired ranges, is obtained. The optical glass, in mass %, comprises 10.0 to 70.0% of an SiO2 component, 1.0 to 50.0% of an Nb2O5 component, and 1.0 to 30.0% of an Na2O component, and has a refractive index (nd) of 1.62 to 1.75, an Abbe number (?d) of 30 to 42, and a partial dispersion ratio (?g,F) of no greater than 0.594.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: OHARA INC.
    Inventors: Ken Kikkawa, Atsushi Nagaoka
  • Patent number: 10364193
    Abstract: A method for synthesizing high-purity ultrafine ZrC—SiC composite powder is provided. The high-purity ultrafine ZrC—SiC composite powder is prepared by utilizing zirconium silicate only or zirconium silicate with one or both of zirconium oxide or silica sol as a zirconium source and a silicon source material, utilizing sucrose or glucose as a carbon source material, and utilizing acrylamide monomer and N,N?-methylene diacrylamide cross-linking agent as a gel material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: SHANDONG ULTRAMING FINE CERAMICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daming Chen, Danyu Jiang
  • Patent number: 10366833
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a multilayer structure in which each of a plurality of ceramic dielectric layers and each of a plurality of internal electrode layers including a ceramic co-material are alternately stacked, wherein a concentration of Mg in a ceramic grain that is included in the ceramic dielectric layer and contacts to the internal electrode layer is smaller than that in the co-material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Noriyuki Chigira
  • Patent number: 10364192
    Abstract: A Ca—SiAlON ceramic with enhanced mechanical properties and a method employing micron-sized and submicron precursors to form the Ca—SiAlON ceramic. The Ca—SiAlON ceramic comprises not more than 42 wt % silicon, relative to the total weight of the Ca—SiAlON ceramic. The method employs submicron particles and also allows for substituting a portion of aluminum nitride with aluminum to form the Ca—SiAlON ceramic with enhanced mechanical properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
    Inventors: Abbas Saeed Hakeem, Tahar Laoui, Moath Mohammad Almaliki, Awais Muhammad Raja Khan, Faheemuddin Patel
  • Patent number: 10364187
    Abstract: A jamb spray mix comprising: 0.1% to 10% phosphate by weight based on total weight of dry ingredients in the mix, 5% to 15% plasticizer by weight based on total weight of dry ingredients in the mix, the balance of dry ingredients including fused silica particles and impurities, and at least 20% water by weight based on total weight of the mix. In certain non-limiting embodiments, a coating of the jamb spray mix is applied to a refractory brick surface region in a coke oven using an air pressurized applicator and associated nozzle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Resco Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas H. Gisewhite, Mark C. Langenohl, Lynn G. McGregor
  • Patent number: 10364188
    Abstract: A composition for a refractory material comprising a base mixture having a composition in oxide (mol %) as follows: SiO2 between 69% and 73%; Al2O3 between 22% and 28%; TiO2 between 0.4% and 1%; Fe2O3 between 0.2% and 1%; CaO between 0.1% and 1%; MgO between 0.1% and 1%; K2O between 0.5% and 2%; Na2O between 0.1% and 0.5%; and comprising a filler mixture comprising at least one from between a schamotte and a smelting agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: BOTTEGA DEL FUOCO DI DAVOLI E C. SNC
    Inventors: Davide Davoli, Simone Davoli