Patents Examined by Shane Fang
  • Patent number: 11827750
    Abstract: A triazine ring-containing polymer having a high refractive index and a low birefringence, and being capable of being subjected to injection molding, wherein the polymer having a repeating unit of *-[A-B-]-*, including a structural unit A derived from a triazinedithiol compound, and a structural unit B including an aromatic hydrocarbon group; and a thermoplastic resin, a thermoplastic article, and an optical part including the polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Inventors: Nobuji Sakai, Hiroko Endo, Yukika Yamada, Eigo Miyazaki, Rie Yasuda, Shinsuke Miyauchi
  • Patent number: 11827743
    Abstract: Poly(aryl alkylene) polymers or poly(aryl-crown ether-alkylene) polymers with pendant cationic groups are provided which have an alkaline-stable cation, such as imidazolium, introduced into a rigid aromatic polymer backbone free of ether bonds. Hydroxide exchange membranes or hydroxide exchange ionomers formed from these polymers exhibit superior chemical stability, hydroxide conductivity, decreased water uptake, good solubility in selected solvents, and improved mechanical properties in an ambient dry state as compared to conventional hydroxide exchange membranes or ionomers. Hydroxide exchange membrane fuel cells and hydroxide exchange membrane electrolyzers comprising the poly(aryl alkylene) polymers or poly(aryl-crown ether-alkylene) polymers with pendant cationic groups exhibit enhanced performance and durability at relatively high temperatures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: University of Delaware
    Inventors: Yushan Yan, Keda Hu, Junhua Wang, Lan Wang, Santiago Rojas-Carbonell, Brian Setzler
  • Patent number: 11825732
    Abstract: A random copolymer comprising the monomer units A, B and C. In this random copolymer A comprises B comprises and C comprises an aryl group. Additionally, R1 R2, R3 and R4 are side chains independently selected from the group consisting of: H, Cl, F, CN, alkyl, alkoxy, alkylthio, ester, ketone and aryl groups. X1 and X2 are independently selected from the group consisting of: H, Cl, F, CN, alkyl, alkoxy, ester, ketone, amide and aryl groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: Phillips 66 Company
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody, Brian Worfolk, Taeshik Earmme
  • Patent number: 11825741
    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. The organic compound is a bipolar compound having a p-type moiety and an n-type moiety and has high energy level and proper energy bandgap for an emissive layer of the OLED. As the organic compound is applied into the emissive layer, the OLED can maximize its luminous properties as holes and electrons are recombined uniformly over the whole area in an emitting material layer (EML).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Inventors: Kyung-Jin Yoon, Dae-Wi Yoon, Ji-Ae Lee, Su-Na Choi, Dong-Hoon Choi, Min-Ju Cho, Jiwon Yoon
  • Patent number: 11820859
    Abstract: An infrared absorbing polymer includes a first structural unit represented by Chemical Formula 1 and a second structural unit including at least one of Chemical Formula 2A to Chemical Formula 2. The infrared absorbing polymer may be included in an infrared absorbing/blocking film, a photoelectric device, a sensor, and an electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae Jun Lee, Ohkyu Kwon, Rae Sung Kim, Hwang Suk Kim, In Sun Park, Dong-Seok Leem
  • Patent number: 11814463
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing a fluorine-containing aromatic polymer; a method for producing the fluorine-containing aromatic polymer; etc. The problem can be solved by: a polymer having a monomer unit represented by formula (1) (wherein R1 in each occurrence is independently a halogen atom, NR11R12 (wherein R11 and R12 are independently a hydrogen atom or an organic group), or an organic group; n1 is an integer of 0 to 4; two R1s that can be present in the ortho-positions may form a ring together with two carbon atoms on the adjacent benzene ring, wherein the formed ring may have an organic group as a substituent; and L1 is a single bond, an oxygen atom, a sulfur atom, -L11-O—, —O-L12-O—, -L13-S—, or —S-L14-S— (wherein L11 to L14 are each independently an alkylene group optionally having one or more substituents); etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2023
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Inventors: Kenji Adachi, Sensuke Ogoshi
  • Patent number: 11814473
    Abstract: A polytriazole copolymer may include substituted phenyls, substituted benzyls, or both substituted phenyls and substituted benzyls. The substituted phenyls and the substituted benzyls may be independently substituted with hydrogen, bromo, fluoro, chloro, iodo, hydroxy, methyl, trifluoromethyl, dimethylamino, tert-butyl, carboxyl, triphenylmethyl, tris(4-fluorophenyl)methyl, tris(4-methylphenyl)methyl, (4-hydroxyphenyl)diphenylmethyl, and difluoromethoxy groups. The polytriazole copolymer may have a degree of polymerization from 25 to 250.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
    Inventors: Husnul Maab, Nayef M. Alanazi, Turki A. Al-Khaldi
  • Patent number: 11807722
    Abstract: A process for manufacturing a cross-linked product has improved charring and thermal stability properties in which there is cross-linking of a benzoxazine monomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Inventors: Romain Tavernier, Lérys Granado, Ghislain David, Sylvain Caillol, Gabriel Foyer
  • Patent number: 11807723
    Abstract: A poly(biphenyl ether sulfone) resin substantially comprising a repeating structure of the following formula (1), wherein a polystyrene equivalent mass average molecular weight Mw and a melt viscosity ? at a temperature of 350° C. satisfy formulas (6) and (7), wherein n represents an integer of 1 or more, 60,000?Mw?90,000??(6) 0.0906×Mw?4,930???3,500??(7).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Ito
  • Patent number: 11807645
    Abstract: Polymer comprising an indacen-4-one derivative, said polymer having general formula (IX), (X) or (XI): in which: W and W1, Z and Y, R1 and R2, are as described; D represents an electron-donor group; A represents an electron-acceptor group; n is an integer ranging from 10 to 500.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: Eni S.P.A.
    Inventors: Riccardo Po, Gabriele Bianchi
  • Patent number: 11802187
    Abstract: Described herein are anionic phenylene oligomers and polymers, and devices including these materials. The oligomers and polymers can be prepared in a convenient and well-controlled manner, and can be used in cation exchange 5 membranes. Also described is the controlled synthesis of anionic phenylene monomers and their use in synthesizing anionic oligomers and polymers, with precise control of the position and number of anionic groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: Simon Fraser University
    Inventors: Steven Holdcroft, Thomas J. G. Skalski, Michael Adamski, Benjamin Britton, Timothy J. Peckham
  • Patent number: 11795272
    Abstract: A method for producing PAS having an average particle size of 50 ?m or greater and 550 ?m or less is provided. The method can include: (1) a preparation step of preparing a prepared mixture containing an organic polar solvent, a sulfur source, and a dihalo aromatic compound; (2) a pre-stage polymerization step of initiating a polymerization reaction by heating the prepared mixture to produce a prepolymer; (3) a phase separation step of adding water as a phase separation agent to a reaction mixture in a reaction system to form a phase separation state; and (4) a post-stage polymerization step of continuing the polymerization reaction after the phase separation step, in which an organic sulfonic acid metal salt having a specific solubility in water is contained in the prepared mixture or the reaction mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Kureha Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Sato, Yoshinori Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11800791
    Abstract: Provided is an organic electroluminescence device provided with a light absorber represented by Formula 1 below, and a light absorbing layer including the same. In Formula 1, Ar is pyrene, chrysene, or anthracene, and Y is a hydrogen atom or a substituent, and X is represented by any one of Formula 2-1 to 2-3 below.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sanghyun Han, Wonmin Yun, Jongwoo Kim, Jangyeol Baek, Eunjae Jeong, Yohan Kim, Yisu Kim, Youngkook Kim, Seokhwan Hwang
  • Patent number: 11787907
    Abstract: Disclosed are a polyvinyl thioether ester, a preparation method therefor and use thereof. The polyvinyl thioether ester is obtained by subjecting a binary acetylenic acid ester-based internal-alkyne monomer and a dithiol monomer as starting materials to a solution polymerization reaction. The staring materials of the polymerization reaction are easy to obtain, and no by-products are produced during the process of the polymerization reaction. The polymerization reaction has a wide substrate applicability and a good functional group compatibility, such that various functional groups can be conveniently introduced. No catalyst is used in the polymerization reaction, and, the influence of a catalyst residue on the optical and electrical properties and the biological properties of a polymer material can be eliminated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Inventor: Hongkun Li
  • Patent number: 11787954
    Abstract: Polymerize ethylenedioxythiophene (EDOT) in a polymerization process using dinonylnaphthalenesulfonic acid (DNNSA) as the dopant and Fe(III) p-toluenesulfonate (Fe (III) p-TSA) as the oxidizing agent to produce an organically soluble polyethylenedioxythiophene (PEDOT).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventor: Patrick John Kinlen
  • Patent number: 11786888
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composite comprising graphene, a conjugated porous organic polymer and a metalloprotein and to methods of making the composite. The invention also relates to articles (e.g. to an electrode) comprising the composite and to uses of the composite, e.g. in heterogeneous catalysis of oxygen reduction reactions, and in oxygen sensing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Inventors: Magdi Habib Yacoub, Mohammed Al Kordi
  • Patent number: 11780969
    Abstract: A composition of matter including a crosslinked bottlebrush polymer, wherein the crosslinker units in the composition of matter are soluble with the bottlebrush polymer. In one example, the crosslinked bottlebrush polymer is tailored as a single phase (solvent free) elastomer useful in a capacitive pressure sensing device. A novel embodiment of the present invention further includes demonstration of a universal approach to form solvent-free bottlebrush polymer networks by photo-crosslinking mixtures of well-defined bottlebrush precursors and bis-benzophenone-based additives. This method has been proven effective with a wide variety of different side-chain chemistries.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Inventors: Michael L. Chabinyc, Christopher M. Bates, Veronica G. Reynolds, Sanjoy Mukherjee, Renxuan E. Xie, Adam E. Levi, Jeffrey Self
  • Patent number: 11773211
    Abstract: The invention provides for polymer structures and their preparation and resulting novel functionalities including open-shell character and high intrinsic conductivity with wide-range tenability. Electrical conductivity can be further modulated by introducing or blending with materials, fillers, dopants, and/or additives. The materials or resultant composites of the invention can be processed by various techniques into different forms to realize multiple applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Inventors: Jason D. Azoulay, Lifeng Huang, Alexander E. London, Naresh Eedugurala
  • Patent number: 11778903
    Abstract: A novel organic compound having an emission spectrum peak at a wavelength longer than 850 nm and an absorption spectrum peak at a wavelength longer than 600 nm is provided. The organic compound is represented by General Formula (G1). In General Formula (G1), Ar1 to Ar4 each independently represent an aryl group having 6 to 13 carbon atoms in a ring. R1 to R8 each independently represent anyone of hydrogen, an alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, a cycloalkyl group having 3 to 6 carbon atoms, an aryl group having 6 to 13 carbon atoms in a ring, and a heteroaryl group having 3 to 13 carbon atoms in a ring. Q1 and Q2 each independently represent a group having a carbazole skeleton or a group having a triarylamine skeleton and having 18 to 30 carbon atoms in a ring. Furthermore, m and n each independently represent 0 or 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Inventors: Kaori Ogita, Anna Tada, Sachiko Kawakami, Nobuharu Ohsawa, Satoshi Seo
  • Patent number: 11773212
    Abstract: The present application can provide a preparation method capable of preparing a desired polymer or conductive polymer film with excellent polymerization efficiency and conversion rates without consumption or modulation in the polymerization process, and a polymer and a conductive polymer film formed by the method. The present application can provide a method for preparing a polymer or a conductive polymer film having a desired level of transparency and conductivity, wherein desired physical properties such as solubility in a solvent or resistance to a solvent are effectively imparted thereto as necessary, and a polymer and a conductive polymer film formed by the method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Inventors: Joon Koo Kang, Jinsang Kim, Jeong Ae Yoon, Sung Soo Yoon, Jong Heon Kwak