Patents Examined by Khanh T. Nguyen
  • Patent number: 10927268
    Abstract: The present application refers to a novel coating compound and more specifically to a novel coating compound comprising 75% of an aluminum containing compound and 25% of a carbon containing compound, where said aluminum containing compound may either be graphene or graphene oxide and said carbon containing compound may either be graphene or graphene oxide. Upon reading this specification, it should be appreciated that, under appropriate circumstances, considering such issues as user preferences, design preference, structural requirements, marketing preferences, cost, available materials, technological advances, etc., other graphene arrangements such as, for example, graphene oxide, etc., may be sufficient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Inventor: Tevian Parnell
  • Patent number: 10920035
    Abstract: Methods include determining a desired hysteretic curve that corresponds to a set of dynamic mechanical analysis parameters, where the desired hysteretic curve comprises elastic portions and plastic portions, and the elastic and plastic portions comprise specific desired shapes. A first tuned carbon is selected, the first tuned carbon facilitating achievement of a desired shape of a particular elastic portion of the hysteretic curve. One or more selected post-treatments is performed on the first tuned carbon to form a first post-treatment carbon, the selected post-treatment facilitating achievement of a desired shape of a particular plastic portion of the hysteretic curve. The methods also include combining the first post-treatment carbon with other materials that are used in components of the tire and curing the combination comprising the first post-treatment carbon and the other materials. Carbon and elastomer compounds are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: LytEn, Inc.
    Inventors: Elena Rogojina, Bryce H. Anzelmo, Daniel Cook, Bruce Lanning, Margaret Hines
  • Patent number: 10923718
    Abstract: A concentrated solution of a metal salt in a non-aqueous solvent system. A product of the process of making a concentrated solution of a metal salt in a non-aqueous solvent system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventor: Thomas E. Sutto
  • Patent number: 10920077
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a conductive silicone composition including conductive rubber compositions containing 100 parts by weight of liquid silicone and 0.5 to 2.5 parts by weight of carbon nanotubes, wherein the initial viscosity of the liquid silicone is 5,000 to 41,000 cP, the average viscosity of the conductive rubber compositions is 80,000 to 350,000 cP and the viscosity difference between the initial viscosity of the liquid silicone and the average viscosity of the conductive rubber compositions is 70,000 to 310,000 cP. The conductive silicone composition as described above is excellent in processibility when processed into a silicone composite material, and the volume resistance of a manufactured silicone composite material may be greatly improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD
    Inventors: Hyung Sik Jang, Se Hyun Kim, Pyeong Gi Kim, Dong Hyun Cho
  • Patent number: 10916706
    Abstract: A composition having excellent dischargeability by an ink jet method and reduced clogging of an ink jet apparatus is provided. The composition contains a fluorinated alcohol A represented by the formula (1) and having a boiling point of 50° C. or more and less than 150° C., a fluorinated alcohol B represented by the formula (1) and having a boiling point of 150° C. or more and less than 300° C., and a charge transportable compound, in which the ratio rate of the fluorinated alcohol B with respect to 100 parts by mass of the sum of the fluorinated alcohol A and the fluorinated alcohol B is 10 parts by mass to 90 parts by mass: CnFH2nF+1-mFFnFOH ??(1) In formula (1), nF is an integer of 1 to 12 and mF is an integer of 1 to 25, provided that 2nF+1?mF.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Masanobu Tanaka, Motoo Noda
  • Patent number: 10915212
    Abstract: A conductive film has a support and a conductive portion which is disposed on the support and contains a conductive component and a binder, the binder contains a resin, a gel fraction of the resin is 70% or more, and a moisture content of the resin is 3% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Shinichi Nakahira, Akihiro Ishii, Keisho Funatsu
  • Patent number: 10910569
    Abstract: An aspect of the present disclosure is a method that includes applying a solution that includes a first solvent, a halogen-containing precursor, and a metal halide to a substrate to form a coating of the solution on the substrate, contacting the coating with a second solvent to form a first plurality of organo-metal halide perovskite crystals on the substrate, and thermally treating the first plurality of organo-metal halide perovskite crystals, such that at least a portion of the first plurality of organo-metal halide perovskite crystals is converted to a second plurality of organo-metal halide perovskite crystals on the substrate. The halogen-containing precursor and the metal halide are present in the solution at a molar ratio of the halogen-containing precursor to the metal halide between about 1.01:1.0 and about 2.0:1.0, and a property of the second plurality of organo-metal halide perovskite crystals is improved relative to a property of the first plurality of organo-metal halide perovskite crystals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC
    Inventors: Kai Zhu, Mengjin Yang, Yuanyuan Zhou, Nitin Prabhakar Padture
  • Patent number: 10910124
    Abstract: A foldable transparent electrode based on fiber and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The manufacturing method of a foldable transparent electrode based on fiber according to the exemplary embodiment includes: coating a nylon-6 nanofiber nonwoven fabric with a polymer to prepare a nylon-6 nanofiber transparent thin film, and spin coating the nylon-6 nanofiber transparent thin film with a silver nanowire solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION FOUNDATION CHONBUK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Byoung Suhk Kim, Seung Hee Lee, In Chul Kim
  • Patent number: 10886472
    Abstract: The invention relates to a compound comprising a hexabenzocoronene core to which are bonded, in position 2 and 5, a polymer ZP46, optionally via a spacer, and to which are bonded substituents selected from a group —COOH, —C?N, —N+?C, —O—C?N or CF3, at position 1, 3, 4, and 6; a donor:acceptor layer comprising it, and a device comprising such a compound and such a layer and its use in the field of organic photovoltaic cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignees: CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE, UNIVERSITÉ DE PAU ET DES PAYS DE L'ADOUR
    Inventors: Didier Begue, Roger Clive Hiorns, Hugo Santos-Silva
  • Patent number: 10883071
    Abstract: A cleaning solvent composition comprises from about 0.2 to 15 weight percent of mono- or di-phosphate ester in free acid form, and from about 85 to 99.8 weight percent of one or more halogenated hydrocarbon solvents. Other cleaning solvent compositions further comprise one or more alcohols. For example, such alcohol-containing compositions may comprise from about 0.2 to 15 weight percent of mono- or di-phosphate ester in free acid form, from about 2 to about 25 weight percent of one or more alcohols, and from about 25 to about 97.8 weight percent of one or more halogenated hydrocarbon solvents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: ZYNON TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Wells Cunningham, Elizabeth P. Norwood, Venesia L. Hurtubise
  • Patent number: 10875097
    Abstract: First, a liquid mixture is obtained by mixing at least a silver compound, a reductant, and a dispersant (S1). Then, the liquid mixture is heated to cause reaction between the silver compound and the reductant and generate first silver particles each having a sheet-like or plate-like shape and second silver particles each having a spherical shape or a shape closer to a sphere than the first silver particles and a particle diameter smaller than a maximum value of a length of a side of each of the first silver particles (S2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: OSAKA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Katsuaki Suganuma, Jinting Jiu
  • Patent number: 10850493
    Abstract: Apparatuses are disclosed for three-dimensionally printing reactive materials which utilize a powder spreading step followed by a binder-jet deposition step. Some such apparatuses include a binder jet three-dimensional printing device, a curing device, and a depowdering device contained within an environmental enclosure which provides an inert atmosphere sufficient to allow a reactive material to be used as a build material without fire or explosion hazards. Some such apparatuses include one or more conveying systems for moving a removable build box among the various devices. Environmental enclosures having unique designs and features are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: The ExOne Company
    Inventors: Michael J. Orange, Rick D. Lucas, Kimberly E. Kanzler, Travis Maxwell Inks
  • Patent number: 10847798
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a tellurium-doped MXene composite material and a preparation method thereof, comprising the following steps: (1) adding MXene and a tellurium source into a dispersant to prepare a dispersion, and then stirring the dispersion; (2) heating the dispersion, reacting, and then cooling; (3) centrifuging the product obtained in the step (2), then washing and drying under vacuum; and (4) placing the dry product obtained in the step (3) into a corundum ark, and then transferring into a tubular furnace, heating under the protection of inert gas, retaining the temperature, and then cooling to obtain the tellurium-doped MXene composite material. The composite material prepared by the present invention can be used as a cathode of a potassium ion battery, which increases the interlamellar spacing, and optimizes an ion diffusion channel, so that the electrochemical performance of the potassium ion battery is improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: WUYI UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yelong Zhang, Hongyang Sun, Xiaodan Xu, Yuxuan Fan, Da Wang, Chi Zhang, Weidong Song, Mei Chen, Jinxiu Wen, Yue Guo, Qingguang Zeng, Zhangquan Peng
  • Patent number: 10843264
    Abstract: A molding die includes a first die having a through-hole; a second die inserted into the through-hole and configured to be movable relative to the first die; and first and second punches configured to be insertable into the through-hole, wherein an undercut molding part is provided on the second die, and a molding target is compression-molded in a cavity surrounded by inner side walls of the through-hole, the second die, the first punch, and the second punch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Diamet Corporation
    Inventors: Tsuneo Maruyama, Yoshiki Tamura, Hideo Sakai
  • Patent number: 10840460
    Abstract: The present invention relates to azaborinine derivatives their synthesis as well as their use in organic electronic devices, particularly in organic light emitting devices, organic photovoltaic devices and organic photodetectors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Flexenable Limited
    Inventors: Fan Zhang, Xinyang Wang, Ruizhi Tang, Yubin Fu, Xiaodong Zhuang, Xinliang Feng, Dongqing Wu
  • Patent number: 10836922
    Abstract: Provided herein are ink compositions with improved conductivity. The improved conductivity is attributable to the addition of organohalogen compounds to the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Hong Jiang, Himal Khatri, Bo Xia, Aziz Shaikh
  • Patent number: 10829951
    Abstract: A water conditioning composition includes water; at least one gluconate compound; at least one carbonate compound; a non-ionic preservative; and a phosphate buffer. For example, the composition can include 87-95 wt. % water; 0.5 to 1.5 wt. % gluconate compound; 3 to 8 wt. % carbonate compound; 0.5 to 1.5 wt. % non-ionic preservative; and 0.5 to 2.5 wt. % phosphate buffer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Silk Water Solutions Inc.
    Inventor: Colin Frank Taylor
  • Patent number: 10829407
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a conductive paste for forming a conductive track on a substrate, the paste comprising a solids portion dispersed in an organic medium, the solids portion comprising an electrically conductive material, particles of a glass fit and particles of a tellurium compound. The invention further relates to methods for preparing such a paste, to a method of manufacturing an electrode on a surface of a solar cell, and to a solar cell having an electrode formed thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
    Inventors: Beatriz Cela Greven, Edwin Peter Kennedy Currie, Jonathan Charles Shepley Booth, Simon Johnson, Tobias Droste
  • Patent number: 10821656
    Abstract: A pipe end processing device includes a female die and a male die. The female die has a through hole with one side thereof being radially increased, the through hole having the molding surface for forming the protrusion formed on an inner circumference on the one side of the through hole. The male die includes a metal core passed through the through hole of the female die and configured to be axially moved, and a tubular elastic body fitted on one end part of the metal core and protruding from the one side of the female die. The tubular elastic body is configured to be axially compressed by a movement of the metal core to radially expand by deformation thereby to press the surface to be processed of the pipe against the molding surface of the female die.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: SANOH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jining Liu, Kazuhiko Nakazato
  • Patent number: 10827625
    Abstract: An anisotropic conductive film includes an electrically conductive particle dispersion layer, which includes electrically conductive particles dispersed, in a predetermined dispersion state, in an electrically insulating adhesive. The anisotropic conductive film includes a defective portion indication means configured to provide information about a location of a defective portion regarding the dispersion state of the electrically conductive particles. A bonding method for bonding the anisotropic conductive film to an electronic component is performed such that, in accordance with the information about the location of the defective portion, obtained from the defective portion indication means, a defect-free portion of the anisotropic conductive film is bonded to a region where terminals or terminal arrays are present in the electronic component to be anisotropically conductively connected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Seiichiro Shinohara