Patents by Inventor Barkev Keoshkerian

Barkev Keoshkerian 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).

  • Patent number: 10843262
    Abstract: Provided herein is a composition for eutectic metal alloy nanoparticles having an average particle size ranging from about 0.5 nanometers to less than about 5000 nanometers and at least one organoamine stabilizer. Also provided herein is a process for preparing eutectic metal alloy nanoparticles comprising mixing at least one organic polar solvent, at least one organoamine stabilizer, and a eutectic metal alloy to create a mixture; sonicating the mixture at a temperature above the melting point of the eutectic metal alloy; and collecting a composition comprising a plurality of eutectic metal alloy nanoparticles having an average particle size ranging from about 0.5 nanometers to less than about 5000 nanometers. Further disclosed herein are hybrid conductive ink compositions comprising a component comprising a plurality of metal nanoparticles and a component comprising a plurality of eutectic metal alloy nanoparticles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Guiqin Song, Sarah J. Vella, Barkev Keoshkerian
  • Patent number: 10836855
    Abstract: A method to produce a polymer gel includes dissolving precursors in a solvent to form a precursor solution, the precursors including polymer precursors, a stable free radical, one or more initiating radicals, and one or more stable free radical control agents, and heating the precursor solution to a temperature of polymerization to produce a cross-linked gel. A dried polymer aerogel has a Brunauer-Emmett Teller (BET) surface area over 100 m2/g, porosity of greater than 10%, visible transparency greater than 20%, color rendering index of over 20%, and average pore size of less than 100 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignees: PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED, XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mahati Chintapalli, Barkev Keoshkerian, Alec Ho, Gabriel Iftime, Quentin Van Overmeere, Eli Bulger
  • Patent number: 10814659
    Abstract: Methods for printing a conductive object are provided which may comprise dispensing one of a first ink composition and a second ink composition towards a substrate surface to form a deposition region on the substrate surface or on a previously printed object on the substrate surface, wherein the first ink composition comprises an aqueous solution of a metal compound and the second ink composition comprises an aqueous solution of a stable free radical; dispensing the other of the first and second ink compositions in the deposition region to mix the first and second ink compositions and induce chemical reduction of the metal compound by the stable free radical and precipitation of the metal of the metal compound; and removing solvent from the deposition region, thereby forming a conductive object comprising the precipitated metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Barkev Keoshkerian, Adela Goredema, Sarah J. Vella, Biby Esther Abraham, Michelle N Chretien
  • Patent number: 10800938
    Abstract: An ink composition including a metal salt; an optional solvent; and a stable component that is stable in the ink composition until treated, wherein, upon treatment, the component forms a compound that reduces the metal salt to form metal. An ink composition including a metal salt; an initiator; and an optional solvent; wherein, upon treatment, the initiator forms a compound which reduces the metal salt to metal. A process including combining a metal salt, an initiator, and an optional solvent, to form an ink; wherein, upon treatment, the initiator forms a compound which reduces the metal salt to metal. A process including providing an ink composition comprising a metal salt, an initiator, and an optional solvent; depositing the ink composition onto a substrate to form deposited features; and treating the deposited features on the substrate wherein the initiator forms a compound which reduces the metal salt to metal to form conductive features on the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Barkev Keoshkerian, Michelle N. Chrétien, Adela Goredema, Sarah J. Vella
  • Patent number: 10796813
    Abstract: A conductive polymer composite includes: a thermoplastic polymer; a plurality of carbon nanotubes; and a plurality of metallic particulates in an amount ranging from about 0.5% to about 80% by weight relative to the total weight of the conductive polymer composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rachel Prestayko, Sarah J. Vella, Carolyn Moorlag, Barkev Keoshkerian
  • Patent number: 10752797
    Abstract: A nanoparticle composition comprising a plurality of stabilized metal-containing nanoparticles comprising silver and/or a silver alloy composite. The stabilized metal-containing nanoparticles are prepared by a method comprising reacting a silver compound with a reducing agent comprising a hydrazine compound by incrementally adding the silver compound to a first mixture comprising the reducing agent, a stabilizer and a solvent. The stabilizer comprises a mixture of a first organoamine and a second organoamine, an alkyl moiety of the first organoamine having a longer carbon chain length than the alkyl moiety of the second organoamine. The first organoamine is selected from the group consisting of decylamine, undecylamine, dodecylamine, tridecylamine, tetradecylamine and mixtures thereof. The second organoamine is selected from group consisting of butylamine, pentylamine, hexylamine, heptylamine, octylamine, nonylamine, decylamine and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hojjat Seyed Jamali, Adela Goredema, Naveen Chopra, Jonathan Lee, Barkev Keoshkerian
  • Patent number: 10717824
    Abstract: A method of producing a polymer aerogel can include dissolving gel precursors consisting of radical polymerizable monomers and crosslinkers, radical initiators, and a chain transfer agent (CTA) in a reaction solvent, wherein the monomers and cross-linkers produce stiff homopolymers; placing the gel precursors into a substrate; polymerizing the gel on the substrate; optionally removing the wet gel from the mold; optionally performing at least one solvent exchange on the gel; and removing the reaction solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignees: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated, Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Mahati Chintapalli, Barkev Keoshkerian, Gabriel Iftime, Quentin Van Overmeere
  • Patent number: 10685763
    Abstract: A conductive polymer composite is disclosed. The composite comprises a thermoplastic polymer; carbon nanotubes in an amount ranging from 2% to about 40% by weight, relative to the total weight of the conductive polymer composite; and a plurality of graphitic particles in an amount ranging from about 2% to about 50% by weight, relative to the total weight of the conductive polymer composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rachel Prestayko, Sarah J. Vella, Carolyn Moorlag, Barkev Keoshkerian
  • Patent number: 10649355
    Abstract: A method of making a composite feed material for fused deposition modeling (FDM) is disclosed. The method comprises providing composite particles made by a process of emulsion aggregation, the composite particles comprising at least one thermoplastic polymer and at least one carbon particle material. A composite feed material is formed for fused deposition modeling from the composite particles. The composite feed material is in a form selected from a filament and a paste.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Barkev Keoshkerian, Rachel Prestayko, Kimberly D. Nosella, Valerie M. Farrugia
  • Patent number: 10633550
    Abstract: An ink composition including a metal salt amine complex; wherein the metal salt amine complex is formed from a metal salt and an amine; a compound selected from the group consisting of a stable free radical, a photoacid generator, and a thermal acid generator; and an optional solvent. A process including forming a metal salt amine complex; adding a compound selected from the group consisting of a stable free radical, a photoacid generator, and a thermal acid generator to the metal salt amine complex to form an ink. A process forming conductive features on a substrate with the ink composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Barkev Keoshkerian, Michelle N. Chrétien, Adela Goredema, Chad Smithson, Sarah J. Vella
  • Patent number: 10626224
    Abstract: A method of producing a transparent polymer aerogel can include dissolving gel precursors consisting of radical polymerizable monomers and crosslinkers, radical initiators, and a chain transfer agent (CTA) in a reaction solvent, placing the gel precursors into a substrate, polymerizing the gel on the substrate, optionally removing the wet gel from the mold, optionally performing at least one solvent exchange on the gel, and drying the solvent-exchanged gel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignees: PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED, XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mahati Chintapalli, Barkev Keoshkerian, Gabriel Iftime, Quentin Van Overmeere
  • Publication number: 20200038949
    Abstract: Provided herein is a composition for eutectic metal alloy nanoparticles having an average particle size ranging from about 0.5 nanometers to less than about 5000 nanometers and at least one organoamine stabilizer. Also provided herein is a process for preparing eutectic metal alloy nanoparticles comprising mixing at least one organic polar solvent, at least one organoamine stabilizer, and a eutectic metal alloy to create a mixture; sonicating the mixture at a temperature above the melting point of the eutectic metal alloy; and collecting a composition comprising a plurality of eutectic metal alloy nanoparticles having an average particle size ranging from about 0.5 nanometers to less than about 5000 nanometers. Further disclosed herein are hybrid conductive ink compositions comprising a component comprising a plurality of metal nanoparticles and a component comprising a plurality of eutectic metal alloy nanoparticles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Guiqin Song, Sarah J. Vella, Barkev Keoshkerian
  • Publication number: 20200031977
    Abstract: A method to produce a polymer gel includes dissolving precursors in a solvent to form a precursor solution, the precursors including polymer precursors, a stable free radical, one or more initiating radicals, and one or more stable free radical control agents, and heating the precursor solution to a temperature of polymerization to produce a cross-linked gel. A dried polymer aerogel has a Brunauer-Emmett Teller (BET) surface area over 100 m2/g, porosity of greater than 10%, visible transparency greater than 20%, color rendering index of over 20%, and average pore size of less than 100 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: MAHATI CHINTAPALLI, BARKEV KEOSHKERIAN, ALEC HO, GABRIEL IFTIME, QUENTIN VAN OVERMEERE, ELI BULGER
  • Publication number: 20200032092
    Abstract: A nanoparticle composition comprising a plurality of stabilized metal-containing nanoparticles comprising silver and/or a silver alloy composite. The stabilized metal-containing nanoparticles are prepared by a method comprising reacting a silver compound with a reducing agent comprising a hydrazine compound by incrementally adding the silver compound to a first mixture comprising the reducing agent, a stabilizer and a solvent. The stabilizer comprises a mixture of a first organoamine and a second organoamine, an alkyl moiety of the first organoamine having a longer carbon chain length than the alkyl moiety of the second organoamine. The first organoamine is selected from the group consisting of decylamine, undecylamine, dodecylamine, tridecylamine, tetradecylamine and mixtures thereof. The second organoamine is selected from group consisting of butylamine, pentylamine, hexylamine, heptylamine, octylamine, nonylamine, decylamine and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hojjat Seyed Jamali, Adela Goredema, Naveen Chopra, Jonathan Lee, Barkev Keoshkerian
  • Publication number: 20200015354
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a hybrid conductive ink including: silver nanoparticles and eutectic low melting point alloy particles, wherein a weight ratio of the eutectic low melting point alloy particles and the silver nanoparticles ranges from 1:20 to 1:5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naveen CHOPRA, Barkev Keoshkerian, Chad Steven Smithson, Kurt I. Halfyard, Michelle N. Chretien
  • Publication number: 20200001637
    Abstract: Methods for printing a conductive object are provided which may comprise dispensing one of a first ink composition and a second ink composition towards a substrate surface to form a deposition region on the substrate surface or on a previously printed object on the substrate surface, wherein the first ink composition comprises an aqueous solution of a metal compound and the second ink composition comprises an aqueous solution of a stable free radical; dispensing the other of the first and second ink compositions in the deposition region to mix the first and second ink compositions and induce chemical reduction of the metal compound by the stable free radical and precipitation of the metal of the metal compound; and removing solvent from the deposition region, thereby forming a conductive object comprising the precipitated metal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Barkev Keoshkerian, Adela Goredema, Sarah J. Vella, Biby Esther Abraham, Michelle N. Chretien
  • Patent number: 10492297
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a hybrid conductive ink including: silver nanoparticles and eutectic low melting point alloy particles, wherein a weight ratio of the eutectic low melting point alloy particles and the silver nanoparticles ranges from 1:20 to 1:5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naveen Chopra, Barkev Keoshkerian, Chad Steven Smithson, Kurt I. Halfyard, Michelle N. Chretien
  • Publication number: 20190310550
    Abstract: A process including providing a substantially flat printed image on a substrate; disposing a curable gellant composition onto the printed image in registration with the printed image, successively depositing additional amounts of the gellant composition to create a raised image in registration with the printed image; and curing the deposited raised image. A process including providing a printed image on a substrate; disposing a curable non-gellant composition onto the printed image in registration with the printed image; and disposing a curable gellant composition onto the printed image in registration with the printed image; to create a raised image in registration with the printed image; and curing the deposited raised image. An ultraviolet curable phase change gellant composition including a radiation curable monomer or prepolymer, a photoinitiator, a silicone polymer or pre-polymer, and a gellant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Jennifer L. Belelie, Michelle N. Chrétien, Paul J. McConville, Jason O'Neil, Barkev Keoshkerian, Anthony S. Condello
  • Patent number: 10418146
    Abstract: A conductive polymer composite is disclosed. The composite comprises a thermoplastic polymer and a plurality of metal-plated carbon nanotubes. A method of three dimensional printing using the conductive polymer composite and a filament comprising the conductive polymer composite are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sarah J. Vella, Rachel Prestayko, Carolyn Moorlag, Barkev Keoshkerian
  • Patent number: 10405540
    Abstract: A composite filament includes a core particle comprising a styrene/acrylate polymer resin, and a shell comprising a styrene/acrylate ionomer resin, wherein the styrene/acrylate ionomer resin comprises a metal ion acrylate monomer, and methods of making thereof. Various articles can be manufactured from such composite filaments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Valerie M. Farrugia, Barkev Keoshkerian, Michelle N. Chretien