Patents by Inventor Aifen Cao

Aifen Cao has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20090131563
    Abstract: The present invention provides a starch-(meth)acrylate graft copolymer and the preparation process thereof. The starch-(meth)acrylate graft copolymer is prepared by copolymerizing (meth)acrylate monomer and starch in a weight ratio of (0.4˜8):1, the graft copolymer having a skeleton of large starch molecule is grafted with one or more (meth)acrylate monomer with a grafting ratio of no less than 70%. The present invention further provides an oil swellable material, which comprises the starch-(meth)acrylate graft copolymer above as the swelling agent; and also an oil- and water-swellable material, which comprises the starch-(meth)acrylate graft copolymer above, water absorbing agent, reactive monomer, surfactant and material matrix. Further, sealing articles and packers prepared from the above oil swellable material and oil- and water-swellable material are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2006
    Publication date: May 21, 2009
    Inventors: Qiang Wang, Aifen Cao, Huian Yi