Patents by Inventor Barry K. Sharp

Barry K. Sharp 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: 20180061582
    Abstract: An organic polymeric compound called a Furuta or para-Furuta polymer is characterized by polarizability and resistivity has repeating units of a general structural formula: P1 may be acrylate, methacrylate, polypropylene, polyethylene, polyamide, polyaramid, polyester, siloxane, or polyethylene terephthalate. Tail is a resistive substitute. L is a linker group attached to an ionic functional group Q; j, a number of ionic functional groups Q, ranges from 1 to 5; n and m independently range from 3 to about 1000. Q is an ionic liquid ion, zwitterion, or polymeric acid. The number t ranges from 6 to 200,000. B is a counter ion, that can supply an opposite charge to balance a charge of the organic polymeric compound; s is a number of counter ions B. A plasticizer increases mobility of the polymers within the compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Paul T. Furuta, Pavel I. Lazarev, Barry K. Sharp
  • Publication number: 20180033554
    Abstract: A composite polymeric material includes one or more repeating backbone units; one or more polarizable units incorporated into or connected to one or more of the one or more repeating backbone units; and one or more resistive tails connected to one or more of the repeating backbone units or to the one or more polarizable units as a side chain on the polarizable unit, on a hydrocarbon chain linking a polarizable unit to a backbone unit, or directly attached to a backbone unit. The composite polymeric material may be used to form a metadielectric, which may be sandwiched between to electrodes to form a metacapacitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Inventors: Yan Li, Pavel Ivan Lazarev, Paul T. Furuta, Barry K. Sharp, Samuel Hein
  • Publication number: 20170372842
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electro-polarizable complex compound having the following general formula: [M4+(L)m]xKn,??(I) where complexing agent M is a four-valence metal; ligand L comprises one or more heteroatomic fragments comprising one or more neutral or anionic metal-coordinating heteroatoms and one or more electrically resistive fragments, m represents the number of ligands; x represents the oxidative state of the metal-ligand complex; K is a counter-ion or zwitterionic polymers which provides an electro-neutrality of the complex compound, n represents the number of counter-ions. The metal-coordinating heteroatoms form a first coordination sphere, and the number of heteroatoms in this first coordination sphere does not exceed 12.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventors: Pavel Ivan Lazarev, Paul T. Furuta, Barry K. Sharp
  • Publication number: 20170301467
    Abstract: A capacitor includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and a dielectric layer of molecular material disposed between said first and second electrodes. The molecular material is described by the general formula: Dp-(Core)- Hq, where Core is a polarizable conductive anisometric core, having conjugated ?-systems, and characterized by a longitudinal axis, D and H are insulating substituents, and p and q are numbers of the D and H substituents accordingly. And Core possesses at least one dopant group that enhances polarizability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventors: Pavel Ivan Lazarev, Barry K. Sharp, Paul Furuta, Yan Li, Ian SG Kelly-Morgan, Matthew R. Robinson, Daniel Membreno
  • Publication number: 20170301477
    Abstract: A composite oligomeric material includes one or more repeating backbone units; one or more polarizable units incorporated into or connected to one or more of the one or more repeating backbone units; and one or more resistive tails connected to one or more of the repeating backbone units or to the one or more polarizable units as a side chain on the polarizable unit, on a handle linking a polarizable unit to a backbone unit, or directly attached to a backbone unit. The composite oligomer material may be polymerized to form a metadielectric, which may be sandwiched between to electrodes to form a metacapacitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Applicant: Capacitor Sciences Incorporated
    Inventors: Pavel Ivan Lazarev, Paul T. Furuta, Barry K. Sharp, Yan Li
  • Publication number: 20170283618
    Abstract: A composite organic compound characterized by polarizability and resistivity that has a general structural formula: where C is a chromophore fragment, P is an optionally connected rylene fragment, D and A are electron donating and accepting groups respectively, and R represents resistive substituents optionally connected directly or via dopant connecting groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Pavel Ivan Lazarev, Paul T. Furuta, Barry K. Sharp, Yan Li
  • Publication number: 20170287637
    Abstract: An electro-polarizable compound has the following general formula: Core1 is an aromatic polycyclic conjugated molecule having two-dimensional teat form and self-assembling by pi-pi stacking in a column-like supramolecule, R1 is a dopant group connected to Core1; a number m of R1 groups is 1, 2, 3 or 4. R2 is a substituent comprising one or more ionic groups connected to Core1; a number p of ionic groups R2 is 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4. The fragment marked NLE has a nonlinear polarization effect. Core2 is an electro-conductive oligomer self-assembling by pi-pi stacking in a column-like supramolecule, a number n of such oligomers is 0, 2, or 4. R3 is a substituent comprising one or more ionic groups connected to Core2; a number s of the ionic groups R3 is 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4. R4 is a resistive substituent providing solubility of the compound in a solvent and electrically insulating the column-like supramolecules from each other. A number k of substituents R4 is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2016
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Pavel Ivan Lazarev, Paul T. Furuta, Barry K. Sharp, Yan Li
  • Publication number: 20170287638
    Abstract: An electro-polarizable compound has the following general formula: Core1 is an aromatic polycyclic conjugated molecule having two-dimensional flat form and self-assembling by pi-pi stacking in a column-like supramolecule. R1 are electron donor groups connected to Core1 and R1? are electron acceptor groups connected to Core1, m is number of acceptor groups R1, m? is a number of donor groups R?. The numbers m and m? are equal to 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6, but both m and m? are not both equal to 0. R2 is a substituent comprising one or more ionic groups connected to Core1 directly or via a connecting group; a number p of ionic groups R2 is 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4. The fragment marked NLE has a nonlinear effect of polarization. Core2 is a self-assembling electro-conductive oligomer, a number n of the such oligomers is 0, 2, or 4. R3 is a substituent comprising one or more ionic groups connected to Core2; a number s of the ionic groups R3 is 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2016
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Pavel Ivan Lazarev, Paul T. Furuta, Barry K. Sharp, Yan Li, Ian S.G. Kelly-Morgan
  • Publication number: 20170236648
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an energy storage system comprising at least one capacitive energy storage device and a DC-voltage conversion device. The capacitive energy storage device comprises at least one metacapacitor. The output voltage of the capacitive energy storage device is the input voltage of the DC-voltage conversion device. The capacitive energy storage system is capable of being charged from a power generation system and/or an electrical grid and discharging energy to a load and/or electrical grid. The capacitive energy storage system is configurable to supply external power as an operating power in a first state in which the external power is applied and/or to supply power as the operating power in a second state in which the external power is not applied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2017
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Applicant: Capacitor Sciences Incorporated
    Inventors: Pavel Ivan Lazarev, Ian S.G. Kelly-Morgan, Mathew R. Robinson, Paul Furuta, Barry K. Sharp
  • Publication number: 20170236642
    Abstract: An organic polymeric compound called a para-Furuta polymer is characterized by polarizability and resistivity has repeating units of a general structural formula: A backbone structure of the compound comprises structural unit P, on which are n Tail repeat units and m L-Q repeat units. P is selected from acrylate, methacrylate, polypropylene repeat units, polyethylene repeat units, siloxane, and polyethylene terephthalate repeat units. Tail repeat units are resistive substitutes that are oligomers of polymeric material. L-Q repeat units have j ionic functional groups Q connected to the structural unit P via a linker group L. The ionic functional groups Q comprise one or more ionic liquid ions, zwitterions, polymeric acids, or any combination thereof. Parameter t is the average number of repeating units of para-Furuta polymer. There are s are counter ions B which are molecules or oligomers that supply an opposite charge to balance a charge of the compound, s is number of the counter ions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Inventors: Paul Furuta, Barry K. Sharp, Pavel Ivan Lazarev
  • Publication number: 20170236641
    Abstract: An organic co-polymeric compound characterized by polarizability and resistivity has a general structural formula: P1 and P2 are structural units selected from acrylate, methacrylate, repeat units for polypropylene (PP), repeat units for polyethylene (PE), siloxane, and repeat units for polyethylene terephthalate. Tail is a resistive substitute that includes an oligomer of a polymeric material and n is a number of P1-Tail repeat units. Q is an ionic functional group, which is connected to the structural unit P2 via a linker group L, and m is a number of P2-L-Q repeat units. The ionic functional group Q comprises one or more ionic liquid ions, zwitterions, or polymeric acids. B is a counter ion in the form of a molecule or oligomer that can supply an opposite charge to balance a charge of the co-polymer, and s is the number of the counter ions in the compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Inventors: Paul Furuta, Barry K. Sharp, Pavel Ivan Lazarev
  • Publication number: 20170233528
    Abstract: A meta-dielectric film usable in a capacitor includes composite molecules with a resistive envelope built with alkyl oligomeric single chain or branched chain oligomers having carbo-hydrogen or carbo-fluoro composition and a polarizable core molecular fragment inside the resistive envelope. The polarizable core has an electronic or ionic type of polarizability provided by electronic conductivity of the core molecular fragment or limited mobility of ionic parts of the core molecular fragment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Inventors: Barry K. Sharp, Paul Furuta, Pavel Ivan Lazarev