Patents by Inventor Charles C. Anderson

Charles C. Anderson 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: 20190161887
    Abstract: A method of growing crystalline materials on two-dimensional inert materials comprising functionalizing a surface of a two-dimensional inert material, growing a nucleation layer on the functionalized surface, and growing a crystalline material. A crystalline material grown on a two-dimensional inert material made from the process comprising functionalizing a surface of a two-dimensional inert material, growing a nucleation layer on the functionalized surface, and growing a crystalline material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Neeraj Nepal, Virginia Wheeler, Charles R. Eddy, JR., Francis J. Kub, Travis J. Anderson, Michael A. Mastro, Rachael L. Myers-Ward, Sandra C. Hangarter
  • Publication number: 20110095442
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composite light guiding plate comprising a light guiding layer comprising an incident face for receiving light from at least one light source, a light guiding output surface that is also generally orthogonal to the incident face, a featured surface, opposite the light-guiding output surface and generally orthogonal to the input face for redirecting light through the light guiding output surface. Further, the featured surface comprises a plurality of rows of linear prismatic structures extended in a length direction that is substantially perpendicular to the incident face and having height and width dimensions of 10 to 200 microns and wherein the length-to-width aspect ratio of the linear prismatic structures is greater than 100:1 the thickness of the light guiding layer is less than 1 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2011
    Publication date: April 28, 2011
    Applicant: SKC Haas Display Films Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jehuda GREENER, Charles C. Anderson, Junwon Lee, Herong Lei, Michael R. Landry, Tseng-En Hu, Peter T. Aylward
  • Patent number: 7852559
    Abstract: The present invention provides a diffusely-reflecting polarizer comprising: a first polymer which is amorphous and having a birefringence of less than about 0.02 and a second polymer, the first polymer being a continuous phase, and the second polymer being a disperse phase whose index of refraction differs from said continuous phase by greater than about 0.05 along a first axis and by less than about 0.05 along a second axis orthogonal to said first axis; wherein the diffuse-reflectivity of said first and second polymers taken together along at least one axis for at least one polarization state of electromagnetic radiation is at least about 50%, the diffuse transmittance of said first and second polymers taken together along at least one axis for at least one polarization state of electromagnetic radiation is at least about 50%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2010
    Assignee: SKC Haas Display Films Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xiang-Dong Mi, Jehuda Greener, Charles C. Anderson, Thomas M. Laney
  • Patent number: 7850814
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a donor laminate for transfer of a conductive layer comprising at least one electronically conductive polymer on to a receiver, wherein the receiver is a component of a device. The present invention also relates to methods pertinent to such transfers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2010
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Debasis Majumdar, Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Charles C. Anderson, Lee W. Tutt, Gary S. Freedman, Leonard S. Gates
  • Patent number: 7796123
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a touchscreen comprising touch side electrode and device side electrode wherein each electrode comprises an insulating substrate and an exposed electrically conductive layer, wherein said exposed electrically conductive layers are adjacent and separated by dielectric spacers, and wherein only one of the exposed electrically conductive layers comprises carbon nanotubes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2010
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Todd M. Spath, Charles C. Anderson, Lawrence A. Rowley, Debasis Majumdar
  • Publication number: 20100220074
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a touchscreen comprising touch side electrode and device side electrode wherein each electrode comprises an insulating substrate and an exposed electrically conductive layer, wherein said exposed electrically conductive layers are adjacent and separated by dielectric spacers, and wherein only one of the exposed electrically conductive layers comprises carbon nanotubes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2006
    Publication date: September 2, 2010
    Inventors: Glen C. Irvin, JR., Todd M. Spath, Charles C. Anderson, Lawrence A. Rowley, Debasis Majumdar
  • Patent number: 7781047
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a donor laminate for transfer of a conductive layer comprising at least one electronically conductive polymer on to a receiver, wherein the receiver is a component of a device. The present invention also relates to methods pertinent to such transfers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2010
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Debasis Majumdar, Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Charles C. Anderson, Lee W. Tutt, Gary S. Freedman, Leonard S. Gates
  • Patent number: 7645497
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an electronically conductive article comprising at least one conductive carbon nanotube layer in contact with at least one conductive layer comprising electronically conductive polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2010
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Todd M. Spath, Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Debasis Majumdar, Ronald S. Cok, Charles C. Anderson
  • Patent number: 7646453
    Abstract: A reflective polarizer contains: (a) a light-entrance medium having a light-entrance surface and a microstructured surface with a series of prismatic structures, wherein first and second sidewalls of each prismatic structure have an inclination angle of more than 53 degrees with respect to the light-entrance surface; (b) a polarization-selective thin film optical coating on the series of prismatic structures, for transmitting a first polarization of light and reflecting a second polarization; and (c) a light-exit medium on the polarization-selective thin film optical coating that provides a smooth light-exit surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2010
    Assignee: SKC Haas Display Films Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Marek W. Kowarz, Jehuda Greener, Charles C. Anderson
  • Publication number: 20090323184
    Abstract: The present invention provides a diffusely-reflecting polarizer comprising: a first polymer which is amorphous and having a birefringence of less than about 0.02 and a second polymer, the first polymer being a continuous phase, and the second polymer being a disperse phase whose index of refraction differs from said continuous phase by greater than about 0.05 along a first axis and by less than about 0.05 along a second axis orthogonal to said first axis; wherein the diffuse-reflectivity of said first and second polymers taken together along at least one axis for at least one polarization state of electromagnetic radiation is at least about 50%, the diffuse transmittance of said first and second polymers taken together along at least one axis for at least one polarization state of electromagnetic radiation is at least about 50%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2009
    Publication date: December 31, 2009
    Inventors: Xiang-Dong Mi, Jehuda Greener, Charles C. Anderson, Thomas M. Laney
  • Publication number: 20090316417
    Abstract: A method for forming a light-redirecting article is provided wherein a surface of a substrate is conditioned by applying a layer of an embedment material. A close-packed layer of microspheres is assembled using drying-assisted self-assembly and applied to the conditioned surface. Microspheres are then embedded halfway into the surface of the layer of the embedment material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2008
    Publication date: December 24, 2009
    Applicant: Rohm and Haas Denmark Finance A/S
    Inventors: Krishnan Chari, Charles W. Lander, Charles C. Anderson
  • Patent number: 7593004
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a touchscreen comprising touch side and device side electrodes wherein each electrode comprises in order an insulating substrate, a first electrically conductive layer in contact with said substrate, an exposed electrically conductive layer, wherein said exposed electrically conductive layers are adjacent and separated by dielectric spacers, and wherein at least the first electrically conductive layers or the exposed electrically conductive layers comprise carbon nanotubes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2009
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Todd M. Spath, Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Debasis Majumdar, Ronald S. Cok, Charles C. Anderson
  • Patent number: 7583440
    Abstract: The present invention provides a diffusely-reflecting polarizer having a first polymer which is amorphous and having a birefringence of less than about 0.02 and a second polymer, the first polymer being a continuous phase, and the second polymer being a disperse phase whose index of refraction differs from said continuous phase by greater than about 0.05 along a first axis and by less than about 0.05 along a second axis orthogonal to said first axis; wherein the diffuse-reflectivity of said first and second polymers taken together along at least one axis for at least one polarization state of electromagnetic radiation is at least about 50%, the diffuse transmittance of said first and second polymers taken together along at least one axis for at least one polarization state of electromagnetic radiation is at least about 50%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2009
    Assignee: SKC Haas Display Films Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xiang-Dong Mi, Jehuda Greener, Charles C. Anderson, Thomas M. Laney
  • Patent number: 7583881
    Abstract: An optical element comprises a stack of at least three juxtaposed films with at least one inner optical film and two outer transparent films exhibiting high dimensional stability, wherein a controlled tensile force is applied in at least one direction to the two outer films but not the at least one inner film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2009
    Assignee: SKC Haas Display Films Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Thomas M. Laney, Michael R. Landry, Charles C. Anderson
  • Patent number: 7535462
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a touchscreen comprising touch side electrode and device side electrode wherein each electrode comprises an insulating substrate and an exposed electrically conductive layer, wherein said exposed electrically conductive layers are adjacent and separated by dielectric spacers, and wherein only one of the exposed electrically conductive layers comprises carbon nanotubes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2009
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Todd M. Spath, Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Debasis Majumdar, Charles C. Anderson
  • Publication number: 20090050855
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a donor laminate for transfer of a conductive layer comprising at least one electronically conductive polymer on to a receiver, wherein the receiver is a component of a device. The present invention also relates to methods pertinent to such transfers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2008
    Publication date: February 26, 2009
    Inventors: Debasis Majumdar, Glen C. Irvin, JR., Charles C. Anderson, Lee W. Tutt, Gary S. Freedman, Leonard S. Gates
  • Publication number: 20090040771
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composite light guiding plate comprising a light guiding layer comprising an incident face for receiving light from at least one light source, a light guiding output surface that is also generally orthogonal to the incident face, a featured surface, opposite the light-guiding output surface and generally orthogonal to the input face for redirecting light through the light guiding output surface. Further, the featured surface comprises a plurality of rows of linear prismatic structures extended in a length direction that is substantially perpendicular to the incident face and having height and width dimensions of 10 to 200 microns and wherein the length-to-width aspect ratio of the linear prismatic structures is greater than 100:1 the thickness of the light guiding layer is less than 1 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2007
    Publication date: February 12, 2009
    Applicant: Rohm and Haas Denmark Finance A/S
    Inventors: Jehuda Greener, Charles C. Anderson, Junwon Lee, Herong Lei, Michael R. Landry, Tseng-En Hu, Peter F. Aylward
  • Patent number: 7427441
    Abstract: A member comprising a substrate and a transparent conductive layer comprising a composition including an electronically conductive polymer of a polythiophene present in a cationic form with a polyanion, wherein the composition of the conductive layer has an FOM less than or equal to 50 wherein FOM is defined as the slope of a best fit straight line passing through the origin of the plot of ln (1/T) versus [1/SER] for said composition: and wherein T=visual light transmission: SER=surface electrical resistance in ohm per square; FOM=figure of merit, and wherein the SER of the conductive layer has a value of less than or equal to 1000 ohm per square.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2008
    Inventors: Debasis Majumdar, Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Charles C. Anderson, Gary S. Freedman
  • Publication number: 20080197518
    Abstract: A process for making a multiphase birefringent film and resulting shaped article comprise (a) a first polymeric material forming a continuous phase in all directions and (b) a second polymeric material that is continuous in only one direction disposed within the first phase, the second polymeric material being predominately curvilinear in shape and substantially extending the length of the film, at least one of the phases being birefringent and the two phases being substantially matched in refractive index in at least one direction The shaped article and process for making provides a diffusely reflecting polarizer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2007
    Publication date: August 21, 2008
    Applicant: Rohm and Haas Denmark Finance A/S
    Inventors: Peter T. Aylward, Thomas M. Laney, Jehuda Greener, Charles C. Anderson
  • Patent number: 7414313
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a donor laminate for transfer of a conductive layer comprising at least one electronically conductive polymer on to a receiver, wherein the receiver is a component of a device. The present invention also relates to methods pertinent to such transfers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2008
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Debasis Majumdar, Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Charles C. Anderson, Gary S. Freedman, Robert J. Kress