Patents Examined by Mark Kopec
  • Patent number: 11649362
    Abstract: A conductive polymer coating composition including a conductive fibrillated structure and a base polymer, wherein the conductive fibrillated structure includes a fibrillated polymer and a conductive polymer grafted on the fibrillated polymer, and wherein the conductive polymer coating composition has an electrical conductivity from about 10?5 S/cm to about 10+1 S/cm and a thermal conductivity from about 1.1 W/m K to about 3 W/m K.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Inventors: Kamaraj Kandhasamy, Om Prakash, Patrick J. Kinlen, Stephen P. Gaydos
  • Patent number: 11649172
    Abstract: A Li ion conductor having a composition different from a conventional composition is provided. The Li ion conductor contains at least one selected from a group Q consisting of Ga, V, and Al, Li, La and O. A part of an Li site is optionally substituted with a metal element D, a part of an La site is optionally substituted with a metal element E, and parts of Ga, V and Al sites are optionally substituted with a metal element J. A mole ratio of an amount of Li to a total amount of La, the element E, Ga, V, Al, and the element J is not lower than 8.1/5 and not higher than 9.5/5. A mole ratio of a total amount of Ga, V, and Al to a total amount of La and the element E is not lower than 1.1/3 and not higher than 2/3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Inventor: Kazuaki Kanai
  • Patent number: 11649202
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides compounds of formula (I), and preparation method thereof, wherein W is independently selected from the group consisting of H, F, Cl, Br and I; X is independently selected from the group consisting of H, F, Cl, Br, I, CW3 and OR on the basis that at least one X is OR; R is independently selected from the group consisting of C(O)CH2)m(CF2)nY and CW2C(CW2OC(O)(CH2)m(CF2)nY)3; m is an integer from 0 to 2;15 n is an integer from 2 to 8; Y is C(Z)3; and Z is independently selected from the group consisting of H, F, Cl, Br and I. Such compounds may be utilised as lubricants, for example in heat transfer compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: MEXICHEM FLUOR S.A. DE C.V.
    Inventors: Robert Elliot Low, Andrew Paul Sharratt, Emma Jane Hodgson
  • Patent number: 11649366
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are ink compositions for making a conductive palladium structure. For example, the ink composition can comprise a palladium salt and a complex of a complexing agent and a short chain carboxylic acid or salt thereof. In some embodiments, a second or third metal salt is included in the compositions. Also disclosed herein are methods for making and using such conductive ink compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Inventor: Steven Brett Walker
  • Patent number: 11643521
    Abstract: A nanocomposite, comprising a carbonaceous perimorph, the perimorph comprising at least one cell. The cell comprises a cell wall possessing an average thickness of less than 100 nm and a morphology evolved from a template. The composite comprises an interior space having a morphology evolved from the template with a diameter between 10 nm and 1,000 nm, and one of a linear structure, a non-linear structure, and an infiltrated endomorph. The endomorph substantially fills the interior space of the perimorph.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: Dickinson Corporation
    Inventors: Matthew Bishop, David Andrew Brill, Patrick Terrizzi, Abhay V. Thomas
  • Patent number: 11643336
    Abstract: Provided are processes for the production of particles for use as a precursor material for synthesis of Li-ion cathode active material of a lithium-ion cell comprising: a non-lithiated nickel oxide particle of the formula MOx wherein M comprises 80 at % Ni or greater and wherein x is 0.7 to 1.2, M optionally excluding boron in the MOx crystal structure; and a modifier oxide intermixed with, coated on, present within, or combinations thereof the non-lithiated nickel oxide particle, wherein the modifier oxide is associated with the non-lithiated nickel oxide such that a calcination at 500 degrees Celsius for 2 hours results in crystallite growth measured by XRD of 2 nanometers or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: CAMX Power LLC
    Inventors: Adrian W. Pullen, Suresh Sriramulu
  • Patent number: 11646419
    Abstract: Composites of silicon and various porous scaffold materials, such as carbon material comprising micro-, meso- and/or macropores, and methods for manufacturing the same are provided. The compositions find utility in various applications, including electrical energy storage electrodes and devices comprising the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Inventors: Avery Sakshaug, Henry R. Costantino, Aaron M. Feaver, Leah A. Thompkins, Katharine Geramita, Benjamin E. Kron, Sarah Fredrick, Farshid Afkhami, Adam Strong
  • Patent number: 11646125
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for manufacturing a composite material comprising a non-pulverulent carbon-based conductive material and metal nanoparticles dispersed within said non-pulverulent carbon-based conductive material, to said composite material, to the use of the composite material for manufacturing an electrically conductive element, and to an electric cable comprising at least one such composite material, as electrically conductive element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventor: Thibault Paniagua
  • Patent number: 11639467
    Abstract: A nanoplatelet including a two-dimensional template including a first semiconductor nanocrystal; and a first shell including a second semiconductor nanocrystal disposed on a surface of the two-dimensional template, the second semiconductor nanocrystal having a composition different from the first semiconductor nanocrystal, wherein the second semiconductor nanocrystal includes a Group III-V compound, and wherein the nanoplatelet does not include cadmium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2023
    Inventors: Jihyun Min, Eun Joo Jang, Yong Wook Kim
  • Patent number: 11639909
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure describe sensors and sensing applications based on a composite material comprising an isoporous block copolymer film and a plurality of carbon nanoparticles embedded in the isoporous block copolymer film. Embodiments of the present disclosure further describe composite materials, methods of fabricating the composite materials, methods of using the composite materials, sensors comprising the composite materials, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2023
    Inventors: Rahul Hanumant Shevate, Md Azimul Haque, Klaus-Viktor Peinemann, Tao Wu
  • Patent number: 11637289
    Abstract: Materials and methods for preparing electrode film mixtures and electrode films including reduced damage bulk active materials are provided. In a first aspect, a method for preparing an electrode film mixture for an energy storage device is provided, comprising providing an initial binder mixture comprising a first binder and a first active material, processing the initial binder mixture under high shear to form a secondary binder mixture, and nondestructively mixing the secondary binder mixture with a second portion of active materials to form an electrode film mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: Tesla, Inc.
    Inventors: Ziying Wang, Haim Feigenbaum, Hieu Minh Duong
  • Patent number: 11629455
    Abstract: A conductive textile includes a base cloth and a conductive film disposed on the base cloth. The conductive film includes a polyurethane resin and a silver bearing conductor, in which a content of the silver bearing conductor is 55 parts by weight to 80 parts by weight, and a content of the polyurethane resin is 8 parts by weight to 12 parts by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Inventors: Wei-Hao Chou, Cheng-Liang Wu
  • Patent number: 11623995
    Abstract: An impregnate with antistatic properties for use in laminates or for coating wood-based panels is disclosed. A resin used for impregnating and/or coating paper may include carbon-based particles, at least one compound of the general formula (Ia) R1aSiX(4-a), R3cSiX(4-c) (II), and inorganic particles. X is methoxy, ethoxy, n-propoxy or i-propoxy. R1 is an organic radical selected from the group including methyl, ethyl, propyl, or vinyl, and has at least one functional group Q1, selected from the group including acrylic, acryloxy, methacrylic, methacyloxy, or epoxy. R3 is a non-hydrolyzable organic radical selected from the group including C1-C10 alky, C6-10 aryl, wherein C is 1, 2, or 3, and the inorganic particles have a size between 2 nm and 400 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2023
    Assignee: Flooring Technologies Ltd.
    Inventors: Andreas Gier, Norbert Kalwa
  • Patent number: 11621418
    Abstract: A lithium complex oxide includes a mixture of first particles of n1 (n1>40) aggregated primary particles and second particles of n2 (n2?20) aggregated primary particles, the lithium complex oxide represented by Chemical Formula 1 and having FWHM (deg., 2?) of 104 peak in XRD, defined by a hexagonal lattice having R-3m space group, in a range of Formula 1: LiaNixCoyMnzM1-x-y-zO2,??[Chemical Formula 1] where M is selected from: B, Ba, Ce, Cr, F, Mg, Al, Cr, V, Ti, Fe, Zr, Zn, Si, Y, Nb, Ga, Sn, Mo, W, P, Sr, and any combination thereof, 0.9?a?1.3, 0.6?x?1.0, 0.0?y?=0.4, 0.0?z?0.4, and 0.0?1?x?y?z?0.4, ?0.025?FWHM(104)?{0.04+(xfirst particle?0.6)×0.25}?0.025,??[Formula 1] where FWHM(104) is represented by Formula 2, FWHM(104)={(FWHMChemical Formula 1 powder(104)?0.1×mass ratio of second particles)/mass ratio of first particles}?FWHMSi powder(220).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: ECOPRO BM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jung Han Lee, Seung Woo Choi, Moon Ho Choi, Jun Won Suh, Jin Kyeong Yun, Mi Hye Yun, Kwang Seok Choi, Joong Ho Bae, Jin Oh Son
  • Patent number: 11621100
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a screen-printing paste composition for producing an electrical conductor arrangement, which screen-printing paste composition comprises particulate noble metal, comprising platinum and palladium, metal oxides, and organic binders and/or solvents, the proportion of the metal oxides in the screen-printing paste composition being 5 to 15 wt. %, based on the total amount of platinum and metal oxides. Suitable screen-printing paste compositions can be processed to form composite products by means of application to a substrate, subsequent drying and baking, which composite products can be used, for example, in particle sensors or heating devices. The particle sensors and heating devices thus produced are characterized by improved adhesion to the substrate at high temperatures and by conductivity, and demonstrated very good reproducibility of the electrical resistance in different production batches.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: Heraeus Nexensos GmbH
    Inventors: Tim Asmus, Stefan Dietmann, Christoph Nick
  • Patent number: 11616229
    Abstract: A compound of the general formula: (i) wherein x has a value greater than 0.06 and equal to or less than 0.4. The compound is also formulated into a positive electrode for use in an electrochemical cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: Dyson Technology Limited
    Inventors: Matthew Robert Roberts, Peter George Bruce, Niccolo Guerrini, Kun Luo, Rong Hao
  • Patent number: 11616231
    Abstract: A positive electrode active material having high capacity and excellent cycle performance is provided. The positive electrode active material has a small difference in a crystal structure between the charged state and the discharged state. For example, the crystal structure and volume of the positive electrode active material, which has a layered rock-salt crystal structure in the discharged state and a pseudo-spinel crystal structure in the charged state at a high voltage of approximately 4.6 V, are less likely to be changed by charge and discharge as compared with those of a known positive electrode active material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mayumi Mikami, Aya Uchida, Yumiko Yoneda, Yohei Momma, Masahiro Takahashi, Teruaki Ochiai
  • Patent number: 11616148
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an oxide sintered material that can be used suitably as a sputtering target for forming an oxide semiconductor film using a sputtering method, a method of producing the oxide sintered material, a sputtering target including the oxide sintered material, and a method of producing a semiconductor device 10 including an oxide semiconductor film 14 formed using the oxide sintered material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Inventors: Miki Miyanaga, Kenichi Watatani, Hideaki Awata
  • Patent number: 11597858
    Abstract: There is provided a conductive adhesive with which the connection stability between objects that are conductive members is excellent, the connection stability is maintained even when the conductive adhesive is subjected to high temperature, and rising towards the back side of an object is less likely to occur. A conductive adhesive 1 includes a binder component 12, and metal particles (A) 11 having a 20% compressive strength of 25 MPa or less in a 170° C. environment. The metal particles 11 preferably include a metal having a melting point of 280° C. or less. The content of the metal having a melting point of 280° C. or less in the metal particles (A) 11 is preferably 80% by mass or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2023
    Inventor: Yuusuke Haruna
  • Patent number: 11591480
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a solid electrolytic capacitor, including: a step (A) of providing a conjugated conductive polymer-containing dispersion by polymerizing, in a dispersion medium containing seed particles turned into protective colloid by a polyanion or in a dispersion medium containing the polyanion, a monomer for obtaining a conjugated conductive polymer; a step (B) of preparing a dispersion containing a morpholine compound and the conjugated conductive polymer by adding the morpholine compound to the conjugated conductive polymer-containing dispersion; a step (C) of causing the dispersion to adhere to a porous anode body formed of a valve metal having a dielectric film on a surface thereof; and a step (D) of forming a solid electrolyte layer by removing the dispersion medium from the dispersion containing the morpholine compound and the conjugated conductive polymer, the dispersion adhering to the porous anode body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Motoaki Araki, Takashi Okubo