Patents Examined by Shane Fang
  • Patent number: 11374179
    Abstract: A dithiazine-based hole transport material, preparing method thereof and an organic light-emitting device are provided; a molecular structural formula of the hole transport material is as following: wherein R1 and R2 are each an electron-donating group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Semiconductor Display Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jiajia Luo, Xianjie Li, Jinchang Huang, Yu Gu, Lin Yang, Yamei Bai
  • Patent number: 11370887
    Abstract: A polysulfone has sulfone units that are separated by alkylene units in a polymer chain or a copolymer chain where the alkylene units have at least four carbons between sulfone units. The alkylene units can include an ethenylene unit separated from the sulfone units by at least one methylene units. The polysulfones can be crosslinked for enhanced thermal stability. Membranes can be formed from the polysulfones.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: University of Florida Research Foundation, Incorporated
    Inventors: Kenneth B. Wagener, Taylor W. Gaines, Michael Bell, Julia Grace Pribyl
  • Patent number: 11352509
    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: December 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventor: Patrick John Kinlen
  • Patent number: 11345846
    Abstract: An alkylphenol copolymer, such as for use in a petroleum composition, is provided. The alkylphenol copolymer has at least the following repeating unit (I): wherein: A is a direct bond or an alkylene; X is —C(O)O—, —OC(O)—, —C(O)N(R6)—, —N(R6)C(O)—, —C(O)—, —N(R6)—, —O—, or —S—; R6 is H or an alkyl; R1 includes a C1-C80 alkyl, a C2-C20 alkenyl, a C2-C20 alkynyl, a C3-C12 aryl, or a polyether; and n is an integer from 1 to 200. The present invention also provides a method for forming the alkylphenol copolymer containing the aforementioned repeating unit (I) as well as a method for forming a monomer for forming repeating unit (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: SI Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Kelly S. Chichak
  • Patent number: 11345816
    Abstract: An aromatic polysulfone includes an amino group-containing aromatic polysulfone containing a repeating unit represented by the following general formula (A) and having an amino group at a polymer chain end. The aromatic polysulfone has a weight average absolute molecular weight (Mw) of 20,000 g/mol or more and a reduced viscosity (unit: dL/g) of 0.30 or more. -Ph1-SO2-Ph2-O—??(A) In formula (A), Ph1 and Ph2 are each independently a phenylene group which may have a substituent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Ito
  • Patent number: 11339129
    Abstract: Triazabutadiene molecules as cleavable cross-linkers adapted to cross-link components with click chemistry, e.g., clickable triazabutadienes. For example, in some embodiments, the triazabutadienes feature alkyne handles attached to the imidazole portion or the aryl portion of the triazabutadienes, wherein the alkyne handles can link to azide handles (e.g., azide handles disposed on other components) via click chemistry. Also described are methods of producing said clickable triazabutadienes and methods of use of said clickable triazabutadienes. The present invention also features methods of cleaving said clickable triazabutadienes, e.g., for liberating the diazonium species for further chemical reactions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS ON BEHALF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZON
    Inventors: John C. Jewett, Flora W. Kimani, Lindsay E. Guzman, Brandon M. Cornali
  • Patent number: 11339244
    Abstract: The present invention provides a blocked polyisocyanate composition comprising a blocked polyisocyanate formed through blocking at least a part of isocyanate groups possessed by a polyisocyanate derived from one or two or more diisocyanates selected from the group consisting of an aliphatic diisocyanate and an alicyclic diisocyanate with an active methylene-based compound comprising a malonic acid diester, wherein a specific molar ratio calculated from contents (mol %) of isocyanurate groups, iminooxadiazinedione groups, uretdione groups, and allophanate groups is 0.05 or more and 0.60 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masakazu Yamauchi, Satoshi Takeno
  • Patent number: 11332579
    Abstract: A composition comprising: wherein the compositional ratio of x/y ranges from about 1/99 to about 99/1, and n ranges from 1 to 1,000,000. Additionally, in this composition, R? and R? are independently selected from: H, unsubstituted or substituted branched alkyls with 1 to 60 carbon atoms, or unsubstituted or substituted linear alkyls with 1 to 60 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Phillips 66 Company
    Inventors: Laura Nielsen, Reed Eisenhart, Victoria Suding, Hualong Pan, Alyssa Chinen-Mendez
  • Patent number: 11335864
    Abstract: Novel ligands for metal complexes containing five-membered ring fused on pyridine or pyrimidine ring combined with partially fluorinated side chains exhibiting improved external quantum efficiency and lifetime are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Pierre-Luc T. Boudreault, Harvey Wendt, Chuanjun Xia
  • Patent number: 11326019
    Abstract: A method to produce
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Phillips 66 Company
    Inventors: Laura Nielsen, Reed Eisenhart, Victoria Suding, Hualong Pan, Alyssa Chinen-Mendez
  • Patent number: 11319443
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an aromatic polysulfone composition including an aromatic polysulfone (P1) and an aromatic polysulfone (P2) different from the aromatic polysulfone (P1), in which the (P1) contains an amino group-containing aromatic polysulfone which has an amino group at a polymer chain terminal and of which a weight-average absolute molecular weight (Mw) is less than 20,000 g/mol, the (P2) substantially consists of a repeating unit represented by General Formula (A) and a glass transition temperature (Tg) of the (P2) is higher than or equal to 222° C., and the weight-average absolute molecular weight (Mw) of the aromatic polysulfone composition is larger than the weight-average absolute molecular weight (Mw) of the amino group-containing aromatic polysulfone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Ito
  • Patent number: 11319440
    Abstract: Compositions that are curable to polythioether polymers are provided, comprising: a) a dithiol monomer; b) a diene monomer; c) a radical cleaved photoinitiator; d) a peroxide; and e) an amine; where the peroxide and amine together are a peroxide-amine redox initiator. In some embodiments, the amine is a tertiary amine. In some embodiments, the amine is selected from the group consisting of dihydroxyethyl-p-toluidine, N,N-diisopropylethylamine, and N, N, N?, N?, N?-pentamethyl-diethylenetriamine. In some embodiments, the peroxide is selected from the group consisting of di-tert-butyl peroxide, methyl ethyl ketone peroxide, and benzoyl peroxide. In some embodiments, the composition may additionally comprise a polythiol monomer having three or more thiol groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Sheng Ye, Junting Li, Yizhong Wang, Joel D. Oxman, Susan E. DeMoss, Jonathan D. Zook
  • Patent number: 11312733
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes methods for silylating aromatic derivatives, comprising the use of hydrosilanes and potassium hydroxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: California Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Anton Toutov, Kerry Betz, Alexey Fedorov, Brian M. Stoltz, Wenbo Liu, Robert H. Grubbs
  • Patent number: 11312820
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a composition is provided that includes an indenofluorene moiety; an alkyl radical, an aryl radical, or a heteroaryl radical chemically bound to the indenofluorene moiety; and an electron donor moiety bound to the indenofluorene moiety. In another embodiment, a device is provided that includes compositions described herein. In another embodiment, a method of forming a donor-acceptor small molecule or a donor-acceptor copolymer is provided that includes forming an indenofluorene moiety; forming an electron donor moiety; and reacting the indenofluorene moiety with the electron donor moiety in a cross-coupling reaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Brandon M. Kobilka, Jacob T. Porter, Scott B. King, Jason T. Wertz
  • Patent number: 11312717
    Abstract: The present invention provides an organic nano-grid, a nano-polymer thereof and a preparation method therefor. The organic nano-grid has a general formula (I), and the nano-polymer has a general formula (II), wherein R1 is an alkyl chain, R2 is halogen or an electroactive group, and X may comprise a heteroatom such as N, O and S, and n is a natural number from 1 to 10. A nano-connection strategy is applied to the construction of a one-dimensional nano-polymer. The polymer starts from a monomer A2B2 to form a corresponding nano-polymer by a Friedel-Crafts polymerization cyclization reaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: NANJING UNIVERSITY OF POSTS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS
    Inventors: Linghai Xie, Wei Huang, Ying Wei, Dongqing Lin, Quanyou Feng, Hui Liu, Chunxiao Zhong
  • Patent number: 11312819
    Abstract: The invention provides for new polymer compounds and methods for the preparation of modular narrow band gap conjugated compounds and polymers that incorporate exocyclic cross-conjugated donors or substituents, as well as novel monomer components of such polymers and the resulting products which comprise materials and useful electronic devices with novel functionality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignees: The University of Southern Mississippi, The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Jason D. Azoulay, Yi Liu, Benjamin A. Zhang
  • Patent number: 11309494
    Abstract: The present specification provides a copolymer including a unit of Chemical Formula 1 and a unit of Chemical Formula 2; and an organic light emitting device including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Inventors: Yeonhui Yi, Jinseck Kim, Jaesoon Bae, Jaechol Lee, Soyoung Yu, Jae Hak Jeong
  • Patent number: 11299581
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a conjugated polymer, which is a random copolymer, and with Formula I: Additionally, the present invention also discloses an organic photovoltaic device comprising the conjugated polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: RAYNERGY TEK INC.
    Inventors: Chuang-Yi Liao, Wei-Long Li, Chia-Hao Lee
  • Patent number: 11299452
    Abstract: Provided are an organic electric element comprising as a phosphorescent host material, a mixture of the compounds of Formula (1) and Formula (2), and an organic electronic device or apparatus thereof for achieving a high luminous efficiency, a low driving voltage, and an improved lifespan.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: Duk San Neolux Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mun Jae Lee, Soung Yun Mun, Jae Taek Kwon, Dae Sung Kim, Moo Jin Park, Chi Hyun Park, Sun Hee Lee, Hyun Ju Song, Bum Sung Lee
  • Patent number: 11299582
    Abstract: An interpenetrating network (IPN) polymer membrane material includes a soft polyurethane interspersed with a crosslinked conducting polymer. The material can be reversibly “switched” between its oxidized and reduced states by the application of a small voltage, ˜1 to 4 volts, thus modulating its diffusivity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Brett D. Martin, Jawad Naciri, Banahalli R. Ratna