Patents Examined by Noah S Wiese
  • Patent number: 11001521
    Abstract: Compounds, compositions, articles, devices, and methods for the manufacture of light guide plates and back light units including such light guide plates made from glass. In some embodiments, light guide plates (LGPs) are provided that have similar or superior optical properties to light guide plates made from PMMA and that have exceptional mechanical properties such as rigidity, CTE and dimensional stability in high moisture conditions as compared to PMMA light guide plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Adam James Ellison, Jacques Gollier, Timothy James Kiczenski, Ellen Anne King, Luis Alberto Zenteno
  • Patent number: 10995031
    Abstract: A soda-lime-silica glass-ceramic article having an amorphous matrix phase and a crystalline phase is disclosed along with a method of manufacturing a soda-lime-silica glass-ceramic article from a parent glass composition comprising 47-63 mol % SiO2, 15-22 mol % Na2O, and 18-36 mol % CaO. The crystalline phase of the glass-ceramic article has a higher concentration of sodium (Na) than that of the amorphous matrix phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc.
    Inventors: Scott P. Cooper, Samuel Schuver, Carol A. Click
  • Patent number: 10988406
    Abstract: Disclosed is fluorophosphate glasses for an active device, the fluorophosphate glasses including: a metaphosphate composition including Mg(PO3)2 of about 20 mol % to about 60 mol %; a fluoride composition including BaF2 of about 20 mol % to about 60 mol % and CaF2 of about 0 mol % to about 40 mol %; and dopants including rare earth elements, in which there is an effect of increasing a carrier lifetime at a metastable state energy level that is stimulated-emitted due to an efficient energy transfer phenomenon by composition optimization of dopants (e.g. Er and Yb).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: KOREA PHOTONICS TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Ju Hyeon Choi, Jung Whan In, June Park, Eui Sam Lee
  • Patent number: 10988403
    Abstract: To provide a glass composition which can be used for a dental porcelain or a dental ceramics coloring material, and has low temperature meltability, acid resistance and preservation stability under the humid environment which are required for a dental porcelain or a dental ceramics coloring material, and a dental porcelain and dental ceramics coloring material which contain the glass composition of the present disclosure. To provide a low melting glass composition with softening point (Ts) less than 600° C. comprising as a component; SiO2: 55.0 to 75.0 wt. %, B2O3: 6.1 to 12.0 wt. %, Al2O3: 2.0 to 8.0 wt. %, ZnO: 2.0 to 8.5 wt. % and two or more kinds of alkali metal oxide: 10.5 to 20.0 wt. %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: SHOFU INC.
    Inventors: Keita Kawata, Masanori Goto, Kenji Kono
  • Patent number: 10991510
    Abstract: A dielectric membrane may be exposed to an acid solution such as hydrochloric acid, nitric acid, or sulfuric acid during a wet process after membrane formation. The inventors have newly found that when a dielectric membrane includes Ca having a lower ionization tendency than Ba and Zr having a lower ionization tendency than Ti in a main component of a metal oxide expressed by a general formula (Ba, Ca)(Ti, Zr)O3 and satisfies at least one of degree of orientation of (100) plane>degree of orientation of (110) plane and degree of orientation of (111) plane>degree of orientation of (110) plane in a membrane thickness direction, the dielectric membrane is less likely to be damaged during a wet process, and the resistance to a wet process is improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Saori Takahashi, Masahito Furukawa, Masamitsu Haemori, Hiroki Uchiyama, Wakiko Sato, Hitoshi Saita
  • Patent number: 10981823
    Abstract: Lithium silicate materials are described which can be easily processed by machining to dental products without undue wear of the tools and which subsequently can be converted into lithium silicate products showing high strength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Ivoclar Vivadent AG
    Inventors: Elke Signer-Apel, Wolfram Höland, Marcel Schweiger, Christian Ritzberger, Harald Bürke, Volker Rheinberger
  • Patent number: 10981837
    Abstract: The invention relates to a grain for production of a refractory product, to the use of such grains, to a refractory product, to a process for producing a refractory product and to a refractory product produced thereby.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Refractory Intellectual Property GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Christoph Bauer, Norbert Freiberger
  • Patent number: 10974996
    Abstract: Disclosed is a composition having nanoparticles or particles of a refractory metal, a refractory metal hydride, a refractory metal carbide, a refractory metal nitride, or a refractory metal boride, an organic compound consisting of carbon and hydrogen, and a nitrogenous compound consisting of carbon, nitrogen, and hydrogen. The composition, optionally containing the nitrogenous compound, is milled, cured to form a thermoset, compacted into a geometric shape, and heated in a nitrogen atmosphere at a temperature that forms a nanoparticle composition comprising nanoparticles of metal nitride and optionally metal carbide. The nanoparticles have a uniform distribution of the nitride or carbide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Matthew Laskoski, Boris Dyatkin, Teddy M. Keller
  • Patent number: 10961161
    Abstract: A production method of a ceramic matrix composite is consisted of: forming a ceramic compact including one or more of a reinforcement fiber and a powder, each including SiC; attaching an ingot of a ternary or more multicomponent Si alloy including Y onto the ceramic compact; and infiltrating the alloy into the ceramic compact by heating up to a temperature at which the alloy melts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Shingo Kanazawa, Akihiro Sato, Yousuke Mizokami, Takeshi Nakamura, Ryoji Kakiuchi, Yuuya Nagami
  • Patent number: 10961159
    Abstract: A ceramic material, a component, and a method for producing a component are disclosed. In an embodiment a ceramic material includes a structure based on a system selected from the group consisting of Ni—Co—Mn—O, Ni—Mn—O and Co—Mn—O, and at least one dopant selected from lanthanides, wherein the ceramic material has a negative temperature coefficient of an electrical resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: TDK Electronics AG
    Inventors: Christl Lisa Mead, Cornelia Treul
  • Patent number: 10952932
    Abstract: The invention relates to a blank for producing a tooth replacement part using a CAD/CAM device, comprising a block of a sintered material. Said block of sintered material has already been presintered in a sintering furnace at an initial sintering temperature between 1000° C. and 1250° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc.
    Inventor: Michael Bäurer
  • Patent number: 10954155
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition and a process for the production of a molding made of high-purity transparent quartz glass, by means of additive manufacturing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Inventors: Bastian Rapp, Frederik Kotz
  • Patent number: 10957485
    Abstract: A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a multilayer structure in which each of a plurality of dielectric layers and each of internal electrode layers are alternately stacked; wherein a main component of the dielectric layers is a ceramic material, wherein a main phase of the ceramic material has a perovskite structure expressed by a general formula ABO3, wherein a B site of the ceramic material includes an element acting as a donor; wherein an A site and the B site of the ceramic material includes a rare earth element, wherein (an amount of the rare earth element substitutionally solid-solved in the A site)/(an amount of the rare earth element substitutionally solid-solved in the B site) is 0.75 or more and 1.25 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuya Taniguchi, Tsuyoshi Sogabe
  • Patent number: 10954164
    Abstract: Provided are materials for a formed body comprising hexagonal boron nitride and such formed bodies. Also provided are heat-treated formed body obtained by heat-treating the formed bodies. The invention further relates to processes for making the formed body and the heat-treated formed body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Jan C. Zimmer, Ursula Kayser, Krishna B. Uibel, Christoph Lesniak
  • Patent number: 10947126
    Abstract: Provided are a dielectric, a capacitor and a semiconductor device that include the dielectric, and a method of preparing the dielectric, the dielectric including: a composition represented by Formula 1; and an oxide including a perovskite type crystal structure having a polar space group or a non-polar space group other than a Pbnm space group: AxByO3-???<Formula 1> wherein, in Formula 1, A is a monovalent, divalent, or trivalent cation, B is a trivalent, tetravalent, or pentavalent cation, and 0.5?x?1.5, 0.5?y?1.5, and 0???0.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Doh Won Jung, Chan Kwak, Euncheol Do, Hyeon Cheol Park, Daejin Yang, Taewon Jeong, Giyoung Jo
  • Patent number: 10947151
    Abstract: A method of forming a macrocomposite including dispersing or immersing a first material in a second material. The first material includes a stone and the second material a glass; or the first material may be glass and the second material stone. The macrcocomposite may further include metal. Preferably, the macrocomposite does not include an organic resin, an adhesive, or a polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Upterior, LLC
    Inventors: Agnieszka Zielinska, Anna Zielinska, Marian Klisch
  • Patent number: 10943733
    Abstract: A ceramic dielectric including: a bulk dielectric including barium (Ba) and titanium (Ti); a ceramic nanosheet; and a composite dielectric of the bulk dielectric and the ceramic nanosheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyeon Cheol Park, Chan Kwak, Kyoung-Seok Moon, Daejin Yang, Tae Won Jeong
  • Patent number: 10941072
    Abstract: The disclosed fluorophosphate glasses for an active device include: a metaphosphate composition including Al(PO3)3; a fluoride composition including BaF2 and SrF2; and a dopant composed of ErF3 and YbF3, and have thermal and mechanical properties to be able to be used as a glass base material for an active device (e.g., optical fiber laser), have a high emission cross-section characteristic, have a reinforced upconversion and downconversion emission characteristic, and have high sensitivity S in a cryogenic environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: KOREA PHOTONICS TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Ju Hyeon Choi, Jung Whan In, Yeon Hwang, Young Bok Kim
  • Patent number: 10934218
    Abstract: Method for manufacturing porous products consisting essentially of titanium suboxide(s) of general formula TiOx, the value of x being between 1.6 and 1.9, the method including a) mixing the raw materials including at least one source of titanium dioxide, a reducing agent comprising carbon, b) forming the product, c) optionally, in particular when organic products are used during step a), thermal treatment under air or an oxidizing atmosphere, d) sintering, for example at a temperature above 1150° C. but not exceeding 1430° C., under a neutral or reducing atmosphere, in which the source of titanium dioxide consists of at least 55 wt % of anatase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN CENTRE DE RECHERCHES ET D'ETUDES EUROPEEN
    Inventors: Stéphane Raffy, Brice Aubert, Daniel Urffer, Samuel Marlin
  • Patent number: 10930434
    Abstract: A multi-layered ceramic electronic component includes a ceramic body including a dielectric layer, and a plurality of first and second internal electrodes opposing each other with the dielectric layer interposed therebetween; and first and second external electrodes arranged outside of the ceramic body and electrically connected to the first and second internal electrodes, wherein the dielectric layer comprises a dielectric ceramic composition containing: a base material represented by (Ba1-xCax)TiO3 (0<x?0.09) as a main component, Y as a first accessory component, Mg as a second accessory component, Ba or Zr, or a mixture thereof, as a third accessory component, Mn, Ni, W, V, or Fe, or mixtures thereof, as a fourth accessory component, and Si as a fifth accessory component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Du Won Choi, Ji Hong Jo, Seok Kyoon Woo