Patents Examined by Michael M Bernshteyn
  • Patent number: 11846589
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an ion sensor, especially a pH measurement sensor, based on optical fibre, including the following steps: cleaving the optical fibre, with free hydroxyl groups appearing on the cleavage surface, grafting a layer of trifunctional silane directly on free hydroxyl groups having appeared accordingly on the cleavage surface of the optical fibre, without a prior external activation step, grafting a layer of difunctional silane on the cleavage surface of the optical fibre, and grafting a fluorescent dye.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignees: UNIVERSITE DE FRANCHE-COMTE, CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE
    Inventors: Bernard Gauthier-Manuel, Rutjaphan Kateklum
  • Patent number: 11840048
    Abstract: A laminated body includes a glass substrate, an adhesion layer, and a resin layer in this order. The adhesion layer includes a side-contact portion. The side-contact portion is located outside an outer edge of the resin layer in a part of an entire circumferential of the outer edge when observing the laminated body from a normal direction of a surface of the glass substrate, and is in contact with at least a part of a side surface of the resin layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventor: Kosuke Takada
  • Patent number: 11832511
    Abstract: An organometallic compound represented by Formula 1, an organic light-emitting device including the organometallic compound, and a diagnostic composition including the organometallic compound are provided: M1(L11)n11(L12)n12??Formula 1 wherein, in Formula 1, L11 may be a ligand represented by Formula 1-1, and the other substituents may be understood by referring to the descriptions thereof provided in the detailed description:
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., UNIVERSITY OF ULSAN FOUNDATION FOR INDUSTRY COOPERATION
    Inventors: Sangmo Kim, Minhyung Lee, Minsik Min, Hyejin Bae, Jhunmo Son, Yongsik Jung, Hyeonho Choi, Younghoon Lee, Hasup Lee, Jun Chwae
  • Patent number: 11820761
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an organic compound having the following structure, and an organic light emitting diode (OLED) and an organic light emitting device including the organic compound. Applying the organic compound into an emissive layer makes the OLED and the organic light emitting device lower their driving voltage, improves their luminous efficiency and color purity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mi-Sang Yoo, Kyung-Jin Yoon, Dae-Wi Yoon, In-Ae Shin, Suk-Young Bae
  • Patent number: 11820840
    Abstract: A pattern forming material is configured to use for forming an organic film on a film to be processed, patterning the organic film, and then forming a composite film by infiltrating a metallic compound into the patterned organic film. The pattern forming material contains a polymer including a monomer unit represented by a general formula (3) described below, where R21 is H or CH3, each R22 is a hydrocarbon group of C2-14 where a carbon is primary carbon, secondary carbon or tertiary carbon, Q is a single bond or a hydrocarbon group of C1-20 carbon atoms which may include an oxygen atom, a nitrogen atom, or a sulfur atom between carbon-carbon atoms of or at a bond terminal, and a halogen atom may be substituted for the hydrogen atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2023
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventors: Norikatsu Sasao, Koji Asakawa, Shinobu Sugimura
  • Patent number: 11820116
    Abstract: The invention relates to an aqueous binder composition for mineral fibers comprising at least one polyelectrolytic hydrocolloid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: ROCKWOOL A/S
    Inventor: Thomas Hjelmgaard
  • Patent number: 11814531
    Abstract: Fusing nanowire inks are described that can also comprise a hydrophilic polymer binder, such as a cellulose based binder. The fusing nanowire inks can be deposited onto a substrate surface and dried to drive the fusing process. Transparent conductive films can be formed with desirable properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: C3Nano Inc.
    Inventors: Ying-Syi Li, Xiqiang Yang, Yu Kambe, Xiaofeng Chen, Hua Gu, Steven Michael Lam, Melanie Maniko Inouye, Arthur Yung-Chi Cheng, Alex Da Zhang Tan, Christopher S. Scully, Ajay Virkar
  • Patent number: 11807748
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an internally plasticized polyvinyl chloride resin and a process for preparation thereof. The internally plasticized polyvinyl chloride resin comprises a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin covalently bonded to at least one plasticizer. The process is simple and economical and provides internally plasticized PVC with enhanced flexibility, and improved characteristics than conventional PVC resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Virendra Kumar Gupta, Saurabh Kumar Tiwari, Ashok Misra, Haribhau Shantaram Kumbhar
  • Patent number: 11795312
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing a three-dimensional modeled article having high dimensional precision, high strength, and high ductility, and a resin composition for a three-dimensional modeled article, the resin composition being used to fabricate the three-dimensional modeled article, and of providing a method for manufacturing a three-dimensional modeled article. To address this problem, a resin composition for a three-dimensional modeled article according to the present invention contains resin particles having a continuous phase including a thermoplastic resin, and a dispersed phase including a thermoplastic elastomer, dispersed in the continuous phase, the amount of the thermoplastic elastomer therein being 1-12 parts by mass with respect to a total of 100 parts by mass of the thermoplastic resin and the thermoplastic elastomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventor: Keisuke Mizoguchi
  • Patent number: 11794182
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the extraction of lithium from liquid resources such as natural and synthetic brines, leachate solutions from minerals, and recycled products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: LILAC SOLUTIONS, INC.
    Inventor: David Henry Snydacker
  • Patent number: 11795304
    Abstract: The present invention provides an improved method of quantitative and/or qualitative analysis of a target molecule using nitrocellulose membrane (NCM). In particular, the present invention provides a porous nitrocellulose membrane that includes a surface and an organic nanostructured molecule that is non-covalently attached to the surface of NCM. The organic nanostructured molecule has a branched region that includes a plurality of terminal region (e.g., terminal end) moieties that are non-covalently attached or bound to a surface of the porous NCM. The organic nanostructured molecule also comprises a linear region that includes a covalently attached capture molecule that is adapted to selectively bind to a target molecule. The NCM of the invention provides an improved reproducibility, reliability, and selectivity compared an NCM in the absence of the organic nanostructured molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: NB Postech
    Inventors: Joon Won Park, Sung Min Seo
  • Patent number: 11787887
    Abstract: Provided is a method of producing a vinyl chloride-based polymer including adding a vinyl chloride monomer and a monomer represented by Chemical Formula 1 to a reactor and performing polymerization, wherein an input amount of the monomer represented by Chemical Formula 1 is 1 to 4 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the vinyl chloride monomer, and the monomer represented by Chemical Formula 1 is continuously added to the reactor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Hyun Park, Joong Chul Lim, Hyun Min Lee
  • Patent number: 11786975
    Abstract: A cutting tool includes a substrate and a coating film, wherein the coating film has a first layer formed from a plurality of hard grains, the hard grains are made of TiSiCN having a cubic crystal structure, the hard grains have a lamellar structure in which a layer having a relatively high silicon concentration and a layer having a relatively low silicon concentration are alternately stacked, and a maximum value of percentage of number ASi of silicon atoms to a sum of the number ASi of silicon atoms and number ATi of titanium atoms in a grain boundary region between the hard grains, {ASi/(ASi+ATi)}×100, is larger than an average value of percentage of number BSi of silicon atoms to a sum of the number BSi of silicon atoms and number BTi of titanium atoms in the first layer, {BSi/(BSi+BTi)}×100.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Haruko Harada, Satoshi Ono, Anongsack Paseuth, Katsumi Okamura
  • Patent number: 11793071
    Abstract: Provided are an organic compound, an electroluminescent material, and a use thereof. The organic compound has a structure represented by Formula I and is a carbazole olefin-like compound which is beneficial for improving the amorphous performance, thermal stability, and glass transition temperature of the material. The organic compound has appropriate HOMO energy level and LUMO energy level and a relatively high triplet energy level and can inhabit the transfer of triplet energy from a guest back to a host and reduce a driving voltage of a device. The organic compound, as a host material, has a relatively high carrier transport rate and balanced carrier transport performance, so as to facilitate the balance of hole and electron currents in the device, obtain a wider carrier recombination region, significantly improve light emitting efficiency and external quantum efficiency of the device, and reduce a turn-on voltage and power consumption of the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: Wuhan Tianma Micro-Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kui Wang, You Gao
  • Patent number: 11780172
    Abstract: Curable formulations which form cured materials that are breakable upon immersion in water are disclosed. The cured materials break into a plurality of particles being a few millimeters or less in size. Methods of fabricating three-dimensional objects utilizing the curable formulations are also disclosed, as well as model objects fabricated thereby. The curable formulations include at least a mono-functional curable material and a multi-functional curable material, as described in the specification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: Stratasys Ltd.
    Inventors: Tal Ely, Mariana Pokrass, Dani Peri, Avraham Levy, Dana Tenne
  • Patent number: 11779889
    Abstract: A proton exchange solid support includes a first solid support including a polymer, a second solid support, and a tetravalent boron-based acid group that links the first solid support to the second solid support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: 1s1 Energy, Inc.
    Inventors: Sukanta Bhattacharyya, Daniel Sobek
  • Patent number: 11773228
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a chemically modified anion exchange membrane and a method of preparing the same and, more particularly, an anion exchange membrane in which sulfonic acid groups in a perfluorinated sulfonic acid electrolyte membrane are substituted with anion conductive groups such as ammonium group, phosphonium group, imidazolium group, pyridinium group and sulfonium group, and a method of preparing an anion exchange membrane by chemically modifying sulfonic acid groups in a perfluorinated sulfonic acid electrolyte membrane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Inventors: Chang Hyun Lee, Jin Pyo Hwang
  • Patent number: 11766638
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an ion-exchange membrane that includes a supporting substrate impregnated with an ion-exchange material. The supporting substrate includes an imprinted non-woven layer, and the imprinting includes a plurality of deformations at a surface density of at least 16 per cm2. The supporting substrate may lack a reinforcing layer. In some examples, the supporting substrate may include only a single layer of the imprinted non-woven fabric.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: BL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Yonghong Zhao, John H. Barber
  • Patent number: 11760067
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a multilayer element (LE), the use of the multilayer element (LE) for producing an article, an article comprising multilayer element (LE), a layer element of at least two layers, the use of the polymer composition of the invention to produce a multilayer element, as well as to a process for producing the multilayer element (LE) and an article thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Anh Tuan Tran, Jeroen Oderkerk, Francis Costa, Leonardus Welzen, Udo Wahner, Denis Yalalov, Qizheng Dou
  • Patent number: 11746169
    Abstract: Provided are a polymer composition that can suppress bubbling during membrane formation and peeling of a laminated membrane and an ion-exchange membrane. The polymer composition is a polymer composition including: a fluorine-containing copolymer including a unit (a) derived from a perfluorovinyl compound having a side chain having an ionic group and a unit (b) derived from a fluoroolefin; and a low molecular weight compound (a) having a functional group represented by —COOX (X is H, NH4, or a monovalent metal ion), wherein a content of the low molecular weight compound (a) is 600 ppm or less based on a mass of the polymer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Hiroyuki Ueyama