Patents by Inventor Glen C. Irvin, Jr.

Glen C. Irvin, Jr. 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: 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
  • Publication number: 20100118243
    Abstract: A donor laminate for transfer of a conductive layer has a transparent substrate and a conductive layer comprising at least one electronically conductive polymer that is present in an amount of at least 40 weight %, a polyanion, and inorganic particles having an average particle size of less than 100 nanometers (nanoparticles). This donor laminate can be used to transfer the conductive layer to a suitable receiver element to prepare various electronic devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2008
    Publication date: May 13, 2010
    Inventors: Debasis Majumdar, Glen C. Irvin, JR., Lee W. Tutt, Gary S. Freedman
  • 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: 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: 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
  • Patent number: 7532290
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a bistable reflective display comprising a water-swellable, electrically modulated imaging layer, a conductive layer comprising an electronically conductive polymer and a barrier layer therebetween and a method for making the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2009
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Debasis Majumdar, Gary S. Freedman, Glen C. Irvin, Jr.
  • Patent number: 7507449
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a high contrast reflective display comprising a substrate, at least one electronically modulated imaging layer, wherein the electronically modulated imaging layer comprises a uniformly thick, close-packed, ordered monolayer of domains of electrically modulated material in a fixed polymer matrix, at least one barrier layer, wherein the barrier layer is conductive in a direction perpendicular to the substrate, and at least one electrically conductive layer. The invention also relates to a method of making the display with a barrier layer comprising anisotropic particles and orienting the anisotropic conductor to produce a barrier layer conductive in a direction perpendicular to the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2009
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Krishnan Chari, David M. Johnson, Charles M. Rankin, Jr., Glen C. Irvin, Jr.
  • 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
  • Patent number: 7438832
    Abstract: The invention relates to a mixture comprising an ionic liquid and an electronically conductive polymer in its cationic form and a polyanion associated with the conductive polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2008
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Debasis Majumdar, Lee W. Tutt, Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Gary S. Freedman
  • 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
  • Patent number: 7413286
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for delivering solvent free marking material to a receiver is provided. A printhead includes a discharge device having an inlet and an outlet with a portion of the discharge device defining a delivery path. An actuating mechanism is moveably positioned along the delivery path. A material selection device has an inlet and an outlet with the outlet of the material selection device being connected in fluid communication to the inlet of the discharge device. The inlet of the material selection device is adapted to be connected to a pressurized source of a thermodynamically stable mixture of a fluid and a marking material, wherein the fluid is in a gaseous state at a location beyond the outlet of the discharge device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2008
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Sridhar Sadasivan, Seshadri Jagannathan, Suresh Sunderrajan, Gary E. Merz, John E. Rueping, Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Ramesh Jagannathan, Rajesh V. Mehta, David J. Nelson
  • 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
  • Patent number: 7410825
    Abstract: The invention relates to a donor laminate comprising in order, a substrate, an electronically conductive polymer layer in contact with said substrate, and a metal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2008
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Debasis Majumdar, Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Joseph K. Madathil, Lee W. Tutt, Gary S. Freedman, Robert J. Kress
  • Patent number: 7273643
    Abstract: An article having multiple spectral deposits is provided. The article can include a support and a single nanomorphic marking material adapted to reflect light having a first spectral content and adapted to reflect light having a second spectral content. The article can include a support and a nanomorphic marking material held by the support that luminesces at a plurality of wavelengths. The article can include a support and marking material having a first particle size and a second particle size. The first particle size reflects a first spectrum and the second particle size reflects a second spectrum. The article can include a support and a marking material held by said support with the marking material including a nanocrystalline particulate having a measurable property non-characteristic of the same marking material in a bulk state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2007
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: David J. Nelson, Sridhar Sadasivan, Ramesh Jagannathan, Seshadri Jagannathan, Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Rajesh V. Mehta
  • Patent number: 7230198
    Abstract: A resistive touch screen, comprising: a) a substrate; b) a first conductive layer located on the substrate; c) a flexible cover sheet having integral compressible spacer dots; and d) a second conductive layer located on the flexible cover sheet between and over the integral spacer dots, and having localized areas of lower conductivity over the integral compressible spacer dots relative to the conductivity of the conductive layer located on the flexible cover sheet between the integral spacer dots.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2007
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Ronald S. Cok, Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Debasis Majumdar, Gary S. Freedman
  • Patent number: 7196281
    Abstract: A touch screen comprising: a) a substrate; b) a first conductive layer located on the substrate; c) a flexible sheet comprising a substantially planar surface and integral compressible spacer dots formed thereon, each integral compressible spacer dot having a base closest to the planar surface and a peak furthest from the planar surface; and d) a second conductive layer located on the surface of the flexible sheet, wherein the second conductive layer comprises a conductive mesh pattern and the peaks of the integral compressible spacer dots are located in non-conductive openings in the conductive mesh pattern; wherein when a minimum required activation force is applied to the touch screen at the location of one of the compressible spacer dots, the compressible spacer dot is compressed to allow electrical contact between the first and second conductive layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2007
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Ronald S. Cok, Debasis Majumdar, Glen C. Irvin, Jr.
  • Patent number: 7160573
    Abstract: A method of forming a color filter is provided. The method includes providing a mixture of a color filter material and a compressed fluid; providing at least a partially controlled environment for retaining a substrate, the at least partially controlled environment being in fluid communication with the mixture of the color filter material and the compressed fluid; providing a shadow mask in close proximity to the substrate retained in the at least partially controlled environment; and chargably releasing the mixture of the color filter material and the compressed fluid into the at least partially controlled environment, wherein the color filter material becomes free of the compressed fluid prior to contacting the substrate at locations defined by the shadow mask thereby forming a patterned deposition on the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2007
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Sridhar Sadasivan, Ramesh Jagannathan, Seshadri Jagannathan, Rajesh Mehta, David J. Nelson, Glen C. Irvin, Jr.