Patents Examined by Katie L Hammer
  • Patent number: 10559397
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a conductive polymer composite which has good filterability and good film forming property by spin coating and, when a film is formed, can form a conductive film having high transparency and good flatness property. It is provided a conductive polymer composite comprising (A) a ?-conjugated polymer, and (B) a dopant polymer containing a repeating unit “a” represented by the following general formula (1), and having a weight average molecular weight in the range of 1,000 to 500,000: wherein, R1, Z1, Rf1, and “a” are as defined in the specification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Takayuki Nagasawa, Koji Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 10544334
    Abstract: A heat conductive paste including silver fine particles having an average particle diameter of primary particles of 40 to 350 nm, a crystallite diameter of 20 to 70 nm, and a ratio of the average particle diameter to the crystallite diameter of 1 to 5, an aliphatic primary amine and a compound having at least one phosphoric acid group. The heat conductive paste includes 1 to 40 parts by mass of the aliphatic primary amine and 0.001 to 2 parts by mass of the compound having at least one phosphoric acid group based on 100 parts by mass of the silver fine particles. The heat conductive paste has a high conductivity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: NAMICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji Sasaki, Hiroki Maruyama
  • Patent number: 10526479
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are water-soluble films including a polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) resin blend and optionally one or more additional components such as plasticizers, fillers, surfactants, and other additives. The PVOH resin blend includes a PVOH copolymer including one or more types of anionic monomer units such as a PVOH terpolymer and a PVOH polymer such as another PVOH anionic copolymer or a partially or completely hydrolyzed PVOH homopolymer. When the PVOH copolymer and PVOH polymer are blended in particular proportions and/or selected with regard to various criteria related to physical and chemical film properties, the resulting water-soluble film formed from the PVOH resin blend exhibits substantially improved aqueous dissolution properties, tensile strength properties, and/or tensile modulus properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: MONOSOL, LLC
    Inventors: Steven G. Friedrich, David M. Lee, Thomas J. Yogan, Regine Labeque, Florence Catherine Courchay, Robby Renilde Francois Keuleers
  • Patent number: 10525673
    Abstract: A composite pane with a capacitive switching zone includes a substrate, a first intermediate layer areally bonded to the substrate, a second intermediate layer areally bonded to the first intermediate layer, and a cover pane areally bonded to the second intermediate layer. A carrier film with an electrically conductive layer is arranged between the first and second intermediate layers. A capacitive switching zone is electrically isolated from the electrically conductive layer by a coating-free separating line, the capacitive switching zone has a contact zone, a supply line zone, and a connection zone; the supply line zone electrically connects the contact zone to the connection zone, and the connection zone is electrically connectable to sensor electronics. The surface capacitance between the contact zone and the outside surface of the substrate is greater than the surface capacitance between the contact zone and the outside surface of the cover pane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Patrick Weber, Stefan Droste
  • Patent number: 10522836
    Abstract: The present application is directed to blends comprising a plurality of carbon particles and a plurality of lead particles. The blends find utility in any number of electrical devices, for example, in lead acid batteries. Methods for making and using the blends are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Leah A. Thompkins, Aaron M. Feaver, Henry R. Costantino, Alan Tzu-Yang Chang, Katharine Geramita, Avery Sakshaug, Matthew J. Maroon
  • Patent number: 10515735
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a conductive polymer composite which has good filterability and good film forming property by spin coating and, when a film is formed, can form a conductive film having high transparency and good flatness property. It is provided a conductive polymer composite comprising (A) a ?-conjugated polymer, and (B) a dopant polymer containing a repeating unit “a” represented by the following general formula (1), and having a weight average molecular weight in the range of 1,000 to 500,000: wherein, R1, Z1, Rf1, and “a” are as defined in the specification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Takayuki Nagasawa, Koji Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 10513588
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are water-soluble films including a polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) polymer and a combination of at least three plasticizers. The combination of plasticizers includes dipropylene glycol as a first plasticizer, a sugar alcohol such as sorbitol as a second plasticizer, and a polyol such as glycerin as a third plasticizer. When the PVOH polymer and plasticizers are blended in particular proportions and/or selected with regard to various criteria related to physical and chemical film properties, the resulting water-soluble film formed from the PVOH resin blend exhibits beneficial combinations four) of aged tensile strength, aged melting transition delta elevation, aged adhesion value, and/or resistance to seal peeling, which provide strong film seals that retain their water-solubility characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: MONOSOL, LLC
    Inventors: Steven G. Friedrich, David M. Lee, Regine Labeque, Florence Catherine Courchay
  • Patent number: 10510967
    Abstract: An organic compound having the following structural formula is provided: wherein Ar1 to Ar5 are aromatic or heteroaromatic structural units, X, Y, and Z are bridging groups connecting two or three aromatic rings, and n is an integer between 1 and 4. The organic compound has an increased resonance factor and a reduced ?(S1-T1), thus facilitating acquisition of thermally-excited delayed fluorescence properties provided with increased light emission efficiency, and implementing high efficiency and extended service life of an OLED component. In addition, a synthesis process for the organic compound is simple and inexpensive. A mixture, a formulation and an organic eletronic device containing the organic compound are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Inventors: Junyou Pan, Hong Huang
  • Patent number: 10508162
    Abstract: A polymer compound for a conductive polymer contains one or more kinds of repeating units “a” represented by the following general formula (1) and has a weight average molecular weight in the range of 1,000 to 500,000, R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; Rf1 represents a linear or branched alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms or a phenyl group, and has at least one fluorine atom or a trifluoromethyl group in Rf1; Z1 represents a single bond, an arylene group having 6 to 12 carbon atoms or —C(?O)—O—R2—; R2 represents a linear, branched or cyclic alkylene group having 1 to 12 carbon atoms, an arylene group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms or an alkenylene group having 2 to 10 carbon atoms, and may have an ether group, a carbonyl group or an ester group in R2; and “a” is 0<a?1.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Takayuki Fujiwara, Koji Hasegawa, Takayuki Nagasawa
  • Patent number: 10501670
    Abstract: A dielectric fluid and coolant for electrical apparatuses such as transformers. In one embodiment, the fluid contains more than 25% biobased base oil, such as a biobased hydrocarbon oil, which has a molecular weight greater than 300 g/mol and less than 595 g/mol. The biobased base oil may optionally be blended with other oils, such as mineral oils and vegetable oils.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Novvi LLC
    Inventors: Hyeok Hahn, Jeffrey Brown, Paula Vettel, Jason R Wells
  • Patent number: 10504658
    Abstract: The invention pertains to a conductive material formulation comprising: (a) a conductive polymer material; and (b) an insulation material, wherein the conductive polymer material is derived from a conductive polymer and a polyanion and has a weight average molecular weight ranging from 3,000 to 30,000; and wherein the (b) insulation material is present in an amount of 0.01 part to 200 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the (a) conductive polymer material. The conductive material formulation according to the invention is useful for the preparation of solid capacitors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: ETERNAL MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shinn-Horng Chen
  • Patent number: 10486872
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method for producing a container for washing and/or cleaning agents from a water-soluble material and to a container that is obtained in accordance with the method as contemplated herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventor: Ingomar Henning
  • Patent number: 10479045
    Abstract: A method and system for extruding multiple laminated flow streams using microlayer extrusion, and in particular to creating and forming products with electrical properties that are formed from layers and particles with dimensions in the micro to nanometer range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: GUILL TOOL & ENGINEERING CO., INC.
    Inventors: Richard Guillemette, Robert Peters, Christopher Hummel
  • Patent number: 10465149
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a stain and odor treatment composition is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes providing a powdered buffering agent, combining an odor-modifying agent with the powdered buffering agent, and mixing the odor-modifying agent with the powdered buffering agent. The method also includes combining a powdered oxidizing agent with the powdered buffering agent and the odor-modifying agent, mixing the powdered oxidizing agent with the powdered buffering agent and the odor-modifying agent, and sealing the intermixed powdered buffering agent, the odor-modifying agent, and the powdered oxidizing agent in powdered form in a container substantially isolated from moisture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Inventors: Christopher Wayne Smith, Adnan Rashid Manassra
  • Patent number: 10460850
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a thermoelectric composite material and a method for preparing a thermoelectric composite material. Specifically, the invention relates to a thermoelectric composite material in which graphene oxide attached with conductive metal nanoparticles is dispersed in a thermoelectric material and a method for preparing a thermoelectric composite powder comprising the steps of: growing conductive metal nanoparticles on the surface of graphene oxide (step 1); and introducing the graphene oxide attached with the conductive metal nanoparticles prepared in step 1 into a thermoelectric material precursor solution, followed by heat treatment (step 2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials
    Inventors: Kyung Tae Kim, Yeong-seong Eom, Young Kuk Kim, Jae-yeol Woo
  • Patent number: 10461328
    Abstract: Provided are a cathode active material used for a lithium ion secondary battery capable of sufficiently realizing both high charge/discharge capacities and excellent cycle properties, and a lithium ion secondary battery using the cathode active material. The cathode active material contains a plurality of secondary particles formed via agglomeration of a plurality of primary particles of a lithium transition metal composite oxide. Spreading resistance distributions of the secondary particles respectively observed in cross-sections at optional three positions of the cathode active material are measured so as to afford average values of spreading resistance of the secondary particles in the respective cross-sections. The average values of spreading resistance of the secondary particles are further averaged. The resultant averaged value of spreading resistance is made to enter the range of 1.0×106 ?/cm or more and 1.0×1010 ?/cm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Toyama, Hisato Tokoro, Shin Takahashi, Akira Gunji, Shuichi Takano, Takashi Nakabayashi
  • Patent number: 10453620
    Abstract: A perovskite composite structure is provided. The perovskite composite structure includes a light absorption layer and a sterically-hindered layer disposed in the periphery of the light absorption layer. The light absorption layer includes a perovskite material. The sterically-hindered layer includes a two-dimensional material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Winbond Electronics Corp.
    Inventors: Ming-Chih Tsai, Yu-Hsuan Ho
  • Patent number: 10443022
    Abstract: The present invention is a solid fabric care composition comprising a water-soluble carrier, a water-soluble polymer, a fabric care compound, a polysaccharide and a fragrance, wherein the water-soluble carrier is in particle form, having a coating comprising the water-soluble polymer and the fragrance, and a mixture of the fabric care compound and the polysaccharide being incorporated at least partly into the coating, or the coating of the water-soluble carrier being coated at least partly with a mixture of the fabric care compound and the polysaccharide. Also described herein are fabric care washing or cleaning products comprising the fabric care compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Noelle Wrubbel, Karl-Heinz Scheffler, Daniel Tigges, Rene-Andres Artiga Gonzalez, Matthias Sunder, Mario Sturm, Tobias Segler, Konstanze Mayer
  • Patent number: 10431746
    Abstract: A quaternized tetrazine-based donor-acceptor (D-A) copolymer is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Brandon M. Kobilka, Jason T. Wertz
  • Patent number: 10418147
    Abstract: Provided is a display device having an antistatic film made of a conductive coating liquid composition. The conductive coating liquid composition includes 10 to 100 parts by weight of a silane sol based on 100 parts by weight of a carbon nanotube dispersion liquid composition, and 0.1 to 5 wt % of a polar solvent based on 100 wt % of the conductive coating liquid composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignees: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD., NANO SOLUTION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sungwook Ko, Junsik Hwang, Kwihong Park, Hyungyul Kim, Hojun Moon