Patents Examined by Karl E. Group
  • Patent number: 10160685
    Abstract: Methods, compositions, and articles provide for LAS-type glass-ceramics having specific thermo-mechanical, optical and coloration characteristics to yield generally brown-grey products. The glass-ceramic materials may include as colorants iron oxide, vanadium oxide, chromium oxide, cobalt oxide, nickel oxide and/or cerium oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: EUROKERA
    Inventors: Marie Jacqueline Monique Comte, Cécile Jousseaume, Philippe Lehuede, Kamila Plevacova
  • Patent number: 10163579
    Abstract: Disclosed is a glass composition for sealing a large-area dye-sensitized solar cell, and more particularly, to a glass composition which may be uniformly bonded to a large-area without reacting with an electrolyte.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignees: Kongju National University Industry-University Cooperation Foundation, Orion Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Woon Jin Chung, Han Sol Lee, Jae Kwun Hwang, Jae Hyoung Park
  • Patent number: 10161031
    Abstract: An IGZO sintered compact composed of indium (In), gallium (Ga), zinc (Zn), oxygen (O) and unavoidable impurities, wherein the IGZO sintered compact has a flexural strength of 50 MPa or more, and a bulk resistance of 100 m?cm or less. Provided is a sputtering target capable of suppressing the target cracks and reducing the generation of particles during deposition via DC sputtering, and forming favorable thin films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation
    Inventors: Yohei Yamaguchi, Toshiya Kurihara, Koji Kakuta
  • Patent number: 10160689
    Abstract: Disclosed is a CBS-based low-temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) material, and a preparation method thereof. The material has, as a main component, a sintered phase of low dielectric constant of CaSiO3 and CaB2O4, and comprises CBS and a dopant. The CBS comprises, by weight, 30-40% of CaO, 15-30% of B2O3, and 40-50% of SiO2, and the dopant comprises 0-2% of P2O5, 0-2% of nanometer CuO, and 0.5-2% of nanometer V2O5. The preparation method comprises mixing oxides including a CBS-based dielectric ceramic as a base and one or two of P2O5 and CuO as an initial dopant, and then adding V2O5 as a final sintering aid, to prepare the material. In the present invention, a CBS-based LTCC material that is obtained by sintering at a low temperature and has the advantages of low dielectric constant, low loss, and good overall performance is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Shenzhen Sunlord Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jian Liu, Min Nie
  • Patent number: 10155696
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments relate to a batch for producing an unshaped refractory ceramic product, to a method for producing a fired refractory ceramic product, to a fired refractory ceramic product and to the use of an unshaped refractory ceramic product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Refractory Intellectual Property GMBH & Co. LG
    Inventor: Wilfried Eckstein
  • Patent number: 10155697
    Abstract: A composite dielectric ceramic material having anti-reduction and high temperature stability characteristics includes the main component of (1-x)(BaTiO3)-x(Ba2LiTa5O15) formulated in accordance with the relative molar ratio of up to 100 mole composite dielectric ceramics and a predetermined ratio of one or multiple oxide subcomponents corresponding to 100 moles of the main component. The oxide subcomponents of Li2TiO3, BaSiO3, (Ba0.6Ca0.4)SiO3 and SiO2 can be used as sintering aids to provide a sintering promotion effect. The oxide subcomponents of CaO, MnO, MgO can also be selected used to improve dielectric stability. More particularly, CaO has the advantages of improving the anti-reduction ability and increasing the coefficient of resistance. Therefore, with the adding of the oxide subcomponents and their interactions, the rate of change of the TCC curve of the composite dielectric ceramic material (1-x)(BaTiO3)-x(Ba2LiTa5O15) in the temperature range of ?55° C.˜200° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: HOLY STONE ENTERPRISE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sea-Fue Wang, Jian-Hua Li, Yen-Po Hung, Yuan-Cheng Lai
  • Patent number: 10150691
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a glass article may include SiO2, Al2O3, Li2O and Na2O. The glass article may have a softening point less than or equal to about 810° C. The glass article may also have a high temperature CTE less than or equal to about 27×10?6/° C. The glass article may also be ion exchangeable such that the glass has a compressive stress greater than or equal to about 600 MPa and a depth of layer greater than or equal to about 25 ?m after ion exchange in a salt bath comprising KNO3 at a temperature in a range from about 390° C. to about 450° C. for less than or equal to approximately 15 hours.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Marie Jacqueline Monique Comte, Melinda Ann Drake, Karen Leslie Geisinger, Sinue Gomez, Robert Michael Morena, Charlene Marie Smith, Randall Eugene Youngman
  • Patent number: 10150694
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are opaque glass-ceramics comprising at least one nepheline crystal phase and comprising from about 30 mol % to about 65 mol % SiO2, from about 15 mol % to about 40 mol % Al2O3, from about 10 mol % to about 20 mol % (Na2+K2O), and from about 1 mol % to about 10 mol % (ZnO+MgO). Also disclosed herein are opaque-glass ceramics comprising at least one nepheline crystal phase and at least one spinel-structure phase doped with at least one colorant chosen from transition metals and rare earth elements. Further disclosed herein are methods for making these opaque glass-ceramics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Adam James Ellison, Lisa Anne Moore, Taheisha Linette Werner
  • Patent number: 10153389
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a glass, in particular a glass for the joining of glass panes for the production of vacuum insulating glasses at processing temperatures ?420° C., to the corresponding composite glass, and to the corresponding glass paste. Moreover, the present invention relates to a vacuum insulating glass produced using the glass paste according to the invention, to the production process thereof, and to the use of the inventive glass and/or composite glass, and glass paste. The glass according to the invention is characterized in that it comprises the following components, in units of mol-%: V2O5 5-58 mol-%, TeO2 40-90 mol-%, and at least one oxide selected from ZnO 38-52 mol-%, or Al2O3 1-25 mol %, or MoO3 1-10 mol-%, or WO3 1-10 mol-%, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: Ferro GmbH
    Inventors: Dieter Gödeke, Srinivasan Sridharan
  • Patent number: 10138167
    Abstract: This invention provides a thermal spray material capable of forming a thermal spray coating excellent in plasma erosion resistance as well as in properties such as porosity and hardness. The thermal spray material comprises a rare earth element oxyhalide (RE-O—X) which comprises a rare earth element (RE), oxygen (O) and a halogen atom (X) as its elemental constituents. The rare earth element oxyhalide has a halogen to rare earth element molar ratio (X/RE) of 1.1 or greater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignees: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED, FUJIMI INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Nagayama, Hiroyuki Ibe, Kazuyuki Tsuzuki
  • Patent number: 10124318
    Abstract: A precursor mixture for producing a porous body, wherein the precursor mixture comprises: (i) milled alpha alumina powder having a particle size of 0.1 to 6 microns, (ii) boehmite powder that functions as a binder of the alpha alumina powders, and (iii) burnout materials having a particle sizes of 1-10 microns. In some embodiments, an unmilled alpha alumina powder having a particle size of 10 to 100 microns is also included in said precursor mixture. Also described herein is a method for producing a porous body in which the above-described precursor mixture is formed to a given shape, and subjected to a heat treatment step in which the formed shape is sintered to produce the porous body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Scientific Design Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Wojciech L. Suchanek, Matthew Julian
  • Patent number: 10125051
    Abstract: A cordierite-based sintered body comprises cordierite as a primary crystal phase and LaMgAl11O19 as a secondary crystal phase, wherein a ratio ILMA (114)/IMAS (004) is in the range of 0.01 to 0.8, where the ILMA (114) denotes a peak intensity of a (114) plane of LaMgAl11O19 as measured by powder X-ray diffractometry, and the IMAS (004) denotes a peak intensity of a (004) plane of cordierite as measured by powder X-ray diffractometry. The disclosure is intended to enhance mechanical property and improve complex and fine processability for a cordierite-based sintered body without compromising low thermal expansibility, high dimensional long-term stability, high stiffness (high elastic modulus) and precision polishing characteristic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: KROSAKIHARIMA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Jun Sugawara
  • Patent number: 10118865
    Abstract: A glaze resistant to wax block bonding, a ceramic resistant to wax block bonding and a preparation process thereof are disclosed. The components of the disclosed glaze are made up of potassium feldspar, lithium feldspar, calcium carbonate, talc, kaolin, wollastonite, quartz, alumina and nanopowder, the components being in the following parts by weight: potassium feldspar 30, lithium feldspar 8, calcium carbonate 10, talc 6, kaolin 10, wollastonite 10, quartz 26, alumina 1 and nanopowder 20. Sources of the starting materials required are abundant, the price is low, the production cost is low, and a glaze surface layer resistant to wax block bonding is formed on the surface of the ceramic resistant to wax block bonding produced, thereby effectively solving the problem of the difficulty of removal of molten wax from the burning of candles which has dripped down and hardened on the surface of ceramic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: BeautyAvenues, LLC
    Inventor: Yangcheng Wu
  • Patent number: 10118856
    Abstract: What is disclosed is a lead-free glass, which is a V2O5—TeO2—RO (at least one selected from the group consisting of MgO, CaO, SrO, and BaO)—ZnO glass and has a low softening point, comprising: 5-55 wt % of V2O5, 5-75 wt % of TeO2, 1-25 wt % of RO (at least one selected from the group consisting of MgO, CaO, SrO, and BaO) in total, 0.1-6 wt % of ZnO, and 0.1-3 wt % of R2O (at least one selected from the group consisting of Li2O, Na2O, and K2O) in total. This glass can be used as a sealing material providing fluidity which is capable of being sealed at a temperature of 400° C. or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Central Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Masamichi Yanagisawa, Jun Hamada
  • Patent number: 10106465
    Abstract: A ceramic and a preparation method therefor are provided. The ceramic includes a zirconia matrix, and an additive dispersed inside and on an outer surface of the zirconia matrix. The additive is an oxide including elements A and B, where A is selected from at least one of Ca, Sr, Ba, Y, and La, and B is selected from at least one of Cr, Mn, Fe, Co, and Ni.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: BYD COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Qing Gong, Xinping Lin, Ge Chen, Yongzhao Lin, Bo Wu
  • Patent number: 10106879
    Abstract: This invention provides a thermal spray material capable of forming a thermal spray coating with greater plasma erosion resistance. The thermal spray material comprises at least 77% by mass rare earth element oxyhalide (RE—O—X) which comprises a rare earth element (RE), oxygen (O) and a halogen atom (X) as its elemental constituents. The thermal spray material is characterized by being essentially free of an oxide of the rare earth element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignees: FUJIMI INCORPORATED, TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Nagayama, Hiroyuki Ibe, Kazuyuki Tsuzuki
  • Patent number: 10106456
    Abstract: An LAS-glass for producing a transparent glass-ceramic and an LAS-glass-ceramic having a predetermined chroma C* and a predetermined visually determinable scatter value (S) are provided. The LAS-glass and LAS-glass-ceramic has a process window as large as possible during the nucleus formation process with respect to the residence time in the relevant temperature range for the formation of nuclei.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: SCHOTT AG
    Inventors: Falk Gabel, Evelin Weiss, Michael Bug, Friedrich Siebers, Thoralf Johansson
  • Patent number: 10106466
    Abstract: This invention provides a thermal spray material capable of forming a thermal spray coating excellent in plasma erosion resistance as well as in properties such as porosity and hardness. The thermal spray material comprises a rare earth element oxyhalide (RE-O—X) which comprises a rare earth element (RE), oxygen (O) and a halogen atom (X) as its elemental constituents. The thermal spray material has an X-ray diffraction pattern that shows a main peak intensity IA corresponding to the rare earth element oxyhalide, a main peak intensity IB corresponding to a rare earth element oxide and a main peak intensity IC corresponding to a rare earth element halide, satisfying a relationship [(IB+IC)/IA]<0.02.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignees: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED, FUJIMI INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Nagayama, Hiroyuki Ibe, Kazuyuki Tsuzuki
  • Patent number: 10099964
    Abstract: A dielectric composition, a dielectric element, an electronic component and a laminated electronic component are disclosed. In various embodiment, the dielectric composition includes a main component represented by (BiaNabSrcLnd)TiO3, wherein Ln is at least one element selected from the group consisting of: La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho and Yb, and wherein a, b, c and d satisfy the following: 0<a<0.50, 0<b<0.50, 0<c?0.80, 0<d?0.20, and 0.90?a+b+c+d?1.05.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: EPCOS AG
    Inventor: Goushi Tauchi
  • Patent number: 10099962
    Abstract: A sintering-free inorganic ceramic brick-plate and its preparation method are disclosed. The sintering-free inorganic ceramic brick-plate includes following components by mass parts: 25-40 parts of magnesium oxide; 20-35 parts of magnesium chloride; 20-30 parts of fumed silica; 10-20 parts straw powders; 0.1-0.3 parts of graphene powders with a particle size of 2000 meshes; and 0.2-0.4 parts of airgel powders with a particle size of 100 nm. Compared with the prior art, the present invention utilizes a variety of raw natural non-toxic natural mineral raw materials, namely, the graphene powders with the particle size of 2000 meshes and the airgel powders with the particle size of 100 nm for mixing, and then the mixed raw materials can be solidified at room temperature and form sheets, and then the surface of the sheets is processed through printing or spraying glaze, so as to achieve the effect of high-grade tiles and natural marble.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Inventor: Xinqiao He