Patents Examined by Katie L Hammer
  • Patent number: 10669463
    Abstract: Bio-derived glycerides formed from a reaction between waste glycerol and biodegradable or bio-derived fatty acid esters such as crude biodiesel or soybean oil triglycerides are useful as dust suppressants, binders, and stabilizing agents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: NDSU Research Foundation
    Inventor: James Allen Bahr
  • Patent number: 10665733
    Abstract: A composition for solar cell electrodes, an electrode formed of the same, and a method of forming an electrode, the composition including a conductive powder; a glass frit; at least one of a cyclosiloxane compound and a silsesquioxane compound; and an organic vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Dae Chan Kwon
  • Patent number: 10647948
    Abstract: The need for a fast acting and broad spectrum antimicrobial composition which does not reduce surface shine and does not leave visible residues on the surface, while also providing greater residuality of the actives can be met by formulating antimicrobial compositions as described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Alan Edward Sherry, Molly Pelon Bohlen, Samuel Kimani Njoroge, LaShanda Marie Glenn, Janice Lynn Dhonau, Christopher Todd Morrissey, Jamesina Anne Fitzgerald, Phillip Kyle Vinson, Melinda Phyllis Steffey, Rafael Ortiz, Benjamin Patrick Hale, Yonas Gizaw, Roy Jerome Harrington, Peter Herbert Koenig, Nicola John Policicchio, Stefano Scialla, Steven Daryl Smith, Matthew Scott Wagner
  • Patent number: 10647857
    Abstract: A method and resins for use with three-dimensional printing systems and/or other energy-curing devices to create 3-D objects having electrical conductivity. The resins comprise an initiator, a photopolymerizable agent, and a nanocarbon, particularly, single-walled carbon nanotubes. The initiator, photopolymerizable agent, and nanocarbon are mixed and agitated without fully solubilizing the nanocarbon so as to maintain the electrically conductive property.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: XILICO, LLC
    Inventors: Greg P Cauchon, Ian D McFadden, Samir Sachdev
  • Patent number: 10650981
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an electrode material comprising a carbon-containing substrate, comprising a surface and a plurality of RF moieties wherein each RF moiety is covalently bound to the surface; and each RF moiety comprises a fluorine atom. Also, disclosed herein is a method of preparing an electrode material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Yogesh Surendranath, Stefan M. Kilyanek, Sterling B. Chu
  • Patent number: 10646921
    Abstract: Described herein are metallic excavated nanoframes and methods for producing metallic excavated nanoframes. A method may include providing a solution including a plurality of excavated nanoparticles dispersed in a solvent, and exposing the solution to chemical corrosion to convert the plurality of excavated nanoparticles into a plurality of excavated nanoframes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Peidong Yang, Nigel H. Becknell, Yoonkook Son
  • Patent number: 10651470
    Abstract: An electrode formed from a material represented by Li1-xMxCo1-yM?yO2-d where 0<x?0.2, 0?y<1, and 0<d?0.2. M and M? each independently comprises a metal selected from the group consisting of transition metals, Group I elements, and Group II elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Wildcat Discovery Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Tanghong Yi, Bin Li
  • Patent number: 10650980
    Abstract: A capacitor and process for forming the capacitor, is provided wherein the capacitor comprises a conductive polymer layer. The conductive polymer comprises first particles comprising conductive polymer and polyanion and second particles comprising the conductive polymer and said polyanion wherein the first particles have an average particle diameter of at least 1 micron to no more than 10 microns and the second particles have an average particle diameter of at least 1 nm to no more than 600 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: KEMET Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Ajaykumar Bunha, Antony P. Chacko, Qingping Chen, Yaru Shi, Philip M. Lessner
  • Patent number: 10633508
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing a master batch comprising between 0.01 and 50 wt. % of carbonaceous nanofillers and at least one sulphurated material such as elemental sulphur by melt compounding, and to the master batch thus produced and the different uses thereof. The invention also relates to a solid composition comprising carbonaceous nanofillers dispersed in a sulphurated material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: Alexander Korzhenko, Christophe Vincendeau, Thierry Aubert
  • Patent number: 10632451
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for preparing superabsorbent polymer that has not only excellent permeability and absorption speed, but also minimized absorbency under pressure decrease rate, and superabsorbent polymer prepared thereby.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Min Ho Hwang, Hye Mi Nam, Sang Gi Lee, Soo Jin Lee, Tae Hwan Jang
  • Patent number: 10626277
    Abstract: Some embodiments relate to a powder paint thermosetting binder composition that is solvent-free and includes at least one hardener and one cross-linking catalyst, and a first epoxy resin or a functionalized resin having at least one epoxy group. The resin has an epoxy equivalent weight of between 250 and 800 g/eq and a glass transition temperature of between 35 and 80° C. A binder composition of this kind has a polymerization starting temperature of 80° C. and a gel time of between 35 s and 140 s at 180° C. Some embodiments also relate to a paint composition containing a thermosetting binder composition of this kind, at least one pigment and, optionally, in addition a leveling agent and inorganic or organic fillers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: H.E.F.
    Inventors: Constantin Iacob, Sébastien Bucher, Christophe Heau, Fabrice Prost
  • Patent number: 10608255
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of a thianthrene-containing polymer as redox-active electrode material, for example as an electrode slurry, for electrical charge storage means, especially secondary batteries. It additionally also relates to the electrode material comprising the polymer, and to an electrode and an electrical charge storage means comprising the polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Wild, Ulrich Schubert, Bernhard Häupler
  • Patent number: 10593882
    Abstract: A ladder tetrazine polymer is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Brandon M. Kobilka, Jason T. Wertz
  • Patent number: 10590296
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a piezoresistive ink composition for sensors production. This ink, change linearly their electrical resistivity with an applied deformation and can easily recover when the external applied stress is released. The composition comprises flexible polymers as thermoplastic elastomers from the styrene-butadiene-styrene family (SBS, SEBS or others), nanostructures of carbon or metal, polar solvents and dispersive agents. With this ink, the user can print the sensor with any desired geometry and use different printing techniques, including drop casting, spray, screen and inkjet printing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Inventors: Senen Lanceros Mendez, Pedro Filipe Ribeiro Da Costa, Juliana Alice Ferreira Oliveira, Bruna Ferreira Gonçalves, Sergio Corona Galvàn
  • Patent number: 10586985
    Abstract: A positive electrode material having a nominal stoichiometry Li1+y/2Co1?x?y?z?dSizFexMyM?d(PO4)1+y/2 where M is a trivalent cation selected from at least one of Cr, Ti, Al, Mn, Ni, V, Sc, La and/or Ga, M? is a divalent cation selected from at least one of Mn, Ni, Zn, Sr, Cu, Ca and/or Mg, y is within a range of 0<y?0.10 and x is within a range of 0?x?0.2. The use of double compositional modification to LiCoPO4 increases the discharge capacity from ˜100 mAh/g to about 130 mAh/g while retaining the discharge capacity retention of the singly Fe-substituted LiCoPO4. Additional compositional modification to include Si increases the cycle life and greatly improved the coulombic efficiency to between 97-100% at a C/3 cycle rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Inventors: Jan L. Allen, Joshua L. Allen, Samuel A. Delp, III, Jeffrey B. Wolfenstine, T. Richard Jow
  • Patent number: 10577471
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the curing of latently reactive, heat-curable compositions which do not harden at room temperature. The composition includes a polymer obtainable via reaction of certain compounds having two aldehyde groups with polyacrylate compounds having two or more acrylate groups, and also a compound which bears at least two thiol groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Bernhard Feichtenschlager, Alfons Smeets, Bernd Bruchmann, Hans-Josef Thomas, Olivier Fleischel
  • Patent number: 10581001
    Abstract: The invention relates to an organic electronic component (100) comprising at least one charge generation layer (5) which has an organically p-doped region (5a) that contains a zinc complex as a p-dopant, said zinc complex in turn containing at least one ligand L of the following structure: formula (I) wherein R1 and R2 can be oxygen, sulphur, selenium, NH or NR4 independently from one another, wherein R4 is selected from the group containing alkyl or aryl and which can be bonded to R3; and wherein R3 is selected from the group containing alkyl, long-chain alkyl, cycloalkyl, halogen alkyl, at least partially halogenated long-chain alkyl, halogen cycloalkyl, aryl, arylene, halogen aryl, heteroaryl, heteroarylene, heterocyclic alkylene, heterocycloalkyl, halogen heteroaryl, alkenyl, halogen alkenyl, alkynyl, halogen alkynyl, ketoaryl, halogen ketoaryl, ketoheteroaryl, ketoalkyl, halogen ketoalkyl, ketoalkenyl, halogen ketoalkenyl, halogen alkyl aryl, and halogen alkyl heteroaryl, wherein, for suitable groups, on
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Dominik Pentlehner, Guenter Schmid, Anna Maltenberger, Sébastien Pecqueur, Florian Kessler, Stefan Regensburger
  • Patent number: 10580954
    Abstract: Methods and processes to fabricate thermoelectric materials and more particularly to methods and processes to fabricate nano-sized doped silicon-based semiconductive materials to use as thermoelectrics in the production of electricity from recovered waste heat. Substantially oxidant-free and doped silicon particulates are fractured and sintered to form a porous nano-sized silicon-based thermoelectric material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Mossey Creek Technologies Inc.
    Inventor: John Carberry
  • Patent number: 10573827
    Abstract: An organic metal complex as shown by general formula (I) or (II), wherein the ring containing Ar1 is preferably a N-hetero six-membered aromatic ring, and a polymer, a mixture, a composition and an organic electronic device comprising the complex and a use thereof. The organic electronic device, particularly an organic light emitting diode, and the use thereof in display and illumination technologies. By optimizing the device structure and changing the concentration of the metal complex in a matrix, the best performances of the device can be attained, an OLED device with a high efficiency, high luminance and high stability is achieved, and a relatively good material option is provided for full-colour display and illumination applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Inventors: Chao Shi, Junyou Pan
  • Patent number: 10575410
    Abstract: An anisotropic conductive film includes, as conductive particles for anisotropic conductive connection, metal particles such as solder particles having on the surface an oxide film. In this anisotropic conductive film, the metal particles are contained in an insulating film and regularly arranged as viewed in a plan view. A flux is disposed to be in contact with, or in proximity to, at least one of ends of the metal particles on a front surface side of the anisotropic conductive film and a rear surface side of the anisotropic conductive film. Preferable metal particles are solder particles. Preferably, the insulating film has a structure of two layers, and the metal particles are disposed between the two layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Inventors: Kenichi Haga, Tomoyuki Ishimatsu, Yasushi Akutsu