Patents Examined by Katie L Hammer
  • Patent number: 10407645
    Abstract: A coated ?-sulfofatty acid alkyl ester salt particle group containing ?-sulfofatty acid alkyl ester salt particles (A) and a zeolite particle group-containing coating component (B) with which the particles (A) are coated, in which the zeolite particle group is a zeolite particle group (b1) having a mean particle size of equal to or greater than 0.8 ?m and less than 3.8 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Lion Corporation
    Inventors: Yoichi Ebashi, Yohei Nogami, Takashi Kobayashi, Kensuke Itakura, Kenji Morimura, Masashi Hara, Hideaki Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10400141
    Abstract: Provided are a conductive adhesive tape including a compressible conductive powder, which is manufactured by applying a conductive adhesive prepared by mixing a conductive powder having a conductive metal-coated outer surface and an adhesive resin at a certain ratio on one surface or both surfaces of a conductive substrate and is easily and evenly attached to an attachment surface by preventing a protrusion phenomenon through deformable characteristics with respect to pressing, and a manufacturing method thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: TRUSS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ho Seup Moon
  • Patent number: 10400993
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a fluorescent-material-containing member includes: providing a fluorescent member including a fluorescent material, the fluorescent member having a first main surface side including a plurality of projections; disposing a powder of a light-reflective member between the projections of the fluorescent member; obtaining a sintered body by sintering the powder of the light-reflective member, and removing part of the sintered body from at least one of a first main surface side and a second main surface side of the fluorescent member to obtain the fluorescent-material-containing member including a first surface arranged on the first main surface side has and defined by the fluorescent member and the light-reflective member, and a second surface arranged on the second main surface side has and defined by the fluorescent member and the light-reflective member or defined solely by the fluorescent member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shoichi Yamada, Takayoshi Wakaki, Masahiko Sano
  • Patent number: 10400388
    Abstract: A damage process for a textile product may include, but is not limited to, irradiating a laser beam onto a surface region of a textile product which is dyed, to burn the surface region, exposing the textile product to an ozone gas; and agitating the textile product together with at least one of: pieces of one or more solid materials having uneven surfaces and one or more abrasives of artificial fibers to allow the surface region to be shaved by the at least one of: the pieces of one or more solid materials and the one or more abrasives of artificial fibers. One or more subsequent processes can be carried out, without dipping the textile product into water or a liquid of chemicals, after agitating the textile product and until softening the textile product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: FAST RETAILING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaaki Matsubara, Darwin Dumpit
  • Patent number: 10400133
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a curable composition from which a conductive coated film and an antistatic coated film with excellent toughness are obtained; and a conductive coated film and an antistatic coated film formed by curing the curable composition. The curable composition of the present invention contains at least one polyfunctional (meth)acrylamide compound selected from the group consisting of a polyfunctional (meth)acrylamide compound represented by Formula (I) and a polyfunctional (meth)acrylamide compound represented by Formula (II); a ?-conjugated conductive polymer; and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Kiyotaka Fukagawa
  • Patent number: 10384942
    Abstract: Halogen-doped phosphorous nanoparticles and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The manufacturing method includes a mixing process and a centrifugation or filtration process. The mixing process has the step of mixing a precursor with a reducing agent solution to form a mixed solution, the precursor is a halogen-based phosphide. Then, the mixed solution is centrifuged or filtrated to obtain the halogen-doped phosphorous nanoparticles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Wei-Chung Chang, Kuan-Wei Tseng, Hsing-Yu Tuan
  • Patent number: 10377967
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to fabric care agents and fabric softener formulations with clear, transparent optical qualities and a viscous consistency, comprising a combination of specific esterquats with at least one non-ionic or cationic thickener and at least one aminosiloxane, and to the use of these fabric care compositions and fabric softener formulations. The present disclosure further relates to the use of a combination of specific esterquats with at least one non-ionic or cationic thickener and at least one aminosiloxane for preparing said fabric care agents and fabric softener formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Tatiana Schymitzek, Simon Pluszynski, Ulrich Platzbecker, Peter Schmiedel
  • Patent number: 10370621
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bleaching formulations comprising transition metal ion-containing bleaching catalysts, which formulations additionally comprise coated particles having meltable cores that comprise an inorganic solid support material and/or a catalase enzyme; and to the coated particles per se. The invention also relates to uses of the bleaching formulations and the coated particles described herein in methods of bleaching.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Chemsenti Limited
    Inventors: Fabien Pierre Guy Gaulard, Karin Maaijen, Ronald Hage
  • Patent number: 10373745
    Abstract: A double-switching heater includes a double-switching PTC ink deposited on a substrate to form one or more resistors. The double-switching PTC ink has a first resin that provides a first PTC effect at a first temperature range and a second resin that provides a second PTC effect at a second temperature range, where the second temperature range is higher than the first temperature range. The substrate may be a flexible substrate or a rigid substrate, and may bedeformable to generate a three-dimensional structure. The substrate may be: polyester, polyimide, polyamide, polypropylene, thermoplastic polyurethane, fiberglass, cement board, carbon composite materials, polyethylene terephthalate, polyethylene, aluminum, steel, glass composite, molded plastic, high-density polyethylene or styrene ethylene butylene styrene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: LMS Consulting Group
    Inventors: Shuyong Xiao, Lee M. Sisler, Richard C. Abbott
  • Patent number: 10366803
    Abstract: A metal oxide thin film formed of ?-MoO3 includes at least one doping element of the group Re, Mn, and Ru. Further, there is described a method of producing such a metal oxide thin film via sputtering and a thin film device with a metal oxide thin film of ?-MoO3 that includes at least one doping element selected from the group Re, Mn, and Ru.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Plansee SE
    Inventor: Taro Hitosugi
  • Patent number: 10367429
    Abstract: An object of this invention is to create an actuator in which the amount of deformation is maintained and no displacement in the reverse direction occurs, even when a constant voltage is continuously applied for a long period of time. As a means for achieving the above object, the invention provides a conductive thin film comprising a polymer gel containing at least one organic molecule selected from the group consisting of electron-donating organic molecules and electron-withdrawing organic molecules, a nano-carbon material, an ionic liquid, and a polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Takushi Sugino, Kinji Asaka, Isao Takahashi, Tomomasa Takatsuka, Kenichi Mitsumori, Nobuaki Haga
  • Patent number: 10361376
    Abstract: An organic n-dopant for doping organic electron transport materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Florian Kessler, S├ębastien Pecqueur, Guenter Schmid
  • Patent number: 10340091
    Abstract: A capacitor and a method of making a capacitor, is provided with improved reliability performance. The capacitor comprises an anode; a dielectric on the anode; and a cathode on the dielectric wherein the cathode comprises a conductive polymer and a polyanion wherein the polyanion is a copolymer comprising groups A, B and C represented by Formula AxByCz as described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: KEMET Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Ajaykumar Bunha, Antony P. Chacko, Yaru Shi, Qingping Chen, Philip M. Lessner
  • Patent number: 10336927
    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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: NDSU RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventor: James Allen Bahr
  • Patent number: 10329446
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations for ink based on nanoparticles of silver. In particular, the present invention concerns formulations of ink based on nanoparticles of silver, which inks are stable, have an improved conductivity and are adapted for the area of serigraphy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Genes'ink SA
    Inventors: Nicolas Delpont, Corinne Versini, Virginie El Qacemi, Gregoire Staelens, Louis-Dominique Kauffman
  • Patent number: 10328688
    Abstract: A dampening fluid useful in offset ink printing applications contains water and a surfactant whose structure can be altered. The alteration in structure aids in reducing accumulation of the surfactant on the surface of an imaging member. The surfactant can be decomposed, switched between cis-trans states, or polymerizable with ink that is subsequently placed on the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignees: Xerox Corporation, Palo Alto Research Corporation
    Inventors: Naveen Chopra, Peter Gordon Odell, Steven E. Ready, Eric Peeters, Timothy D. Stowe, Ashish Pattekar, David K. Biegelsen
  • Patent number: 10316404
    Abstract: A sputtering target including an oxide with a low impurity concentration is provided. Provided is a method for manufacturing a sputtering target, including a first step of preparing a mixture including indium, zinc, an element M (the element M is aluminum, gallium, yttrium, or tin), and oxygen; a second step of raising a temperature of the mixture from a first temperature to a second temperature in a first atmosphere containing nitrogen at a concentration of higher than or equal to 90 vol % and lower than or equal to 100 vol %; and a third step of lowering the temperature of the mixture from the second temperature to a third temperature in a second atmosphere containing oxygen at a concentration of higher than or equal to 10 vol % and lower than or equal to 100 vol %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Yoshinori Yamada, Masashi Oota
  • Patent number: 10315950
    Abstract: A composition for solar cell electrodes including a conductive powder, a glass frit, and an organic vehicle. The glass frit contains tellurium (Te), sodium (Na), zinc (Zn), and at least one of lead (Pb) and bismuth (Bi). A molar ratio of the sum of lead and bismuth to zinc ranges from about 1 to about 20. A molar ratio of tellurium to sodium ranges from about 1 to about 15.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae Hwi Cho, Dong Suk Kim, Seok Hyun Jung
  • Patent number: 10308828
    Abstract: An ink contains particles containing metal that reacts during sintering to produce an electrically conductive line or area having a diffusivity that is less than the diffusivity of the metal before the reaction. Resulting electronic circuits therefore exhibit longer useful lives, compared to conventionally inkjet printed circuits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory M. Fritz, Sara Barron
  • Patent number: 10307940
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to a system and method for using a volatile organic compound (VOC) free low radiant flux LED UV curable composition, and more particularly to unique and novel uses of the composition such as one or two or more of a fire retardant, clear coat, composite material, resin, top coat, improved holdout coating, a sealant coat, and combinations of the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Inventor: Matthew Kent Springer