Patents by Inventor Hakan Usta

Hakan Usta 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: 9911927
    Abstract: Disclosed are new compounds having semiconducting properties. Such compounds can be processed in solution-phase at a temperature of less than about 50° C. into thin film semiconductors that exhibit high carrier mobility and/or good current modulation characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Flexterra, Inc.
    Inventors: Hakan Usta, Damien Boudinet, Jordan Quinn, Antonio Facchetti
  • Patent number: 9825261
    Abstract: The present teachings relate to an organic electroluminescent transistor with improved light-emission characteristics. More specifically, the present organic electroluminescent transistor has an emissive ambipolar channel including at least one layer of an n-type semiconductor material, at least one layer of a p-type semiconductor material, and at least one layer of an emissive material arranged between the layers of the p-type and n-type semiconductor materials, with the n-type semiconductor material comprising an electron-transporting compound represented by formula (N-1): where X, Ar, Ar?, R1, R2, m and m? are as defined herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignees: Flexterra, Inc., E.T.C. S.R.L.
    Inventors: Antonio Facchetti, Hakan Usta, Mitchell Denti, Viviana Biondo, Caterina Soldano, Michele Muccini
  • Publication number: 20170237042
    Abstract: The present teachings relate to an organic electroluminescent transistor with improved light-emission characteristics. More specifically, the present organic electroluminescent transistor has an emissive ambipolar channel including at least one layer of an n-type semiconductor material, at least one layer of a p-type semiconductor material, and at least one layer of an emissive material arranged between the layers of the p-type and n-type semiconductor materials, where the multilayer emissive ambipolar channel includes, among various layers, a layer of a p-type semiconductor material comprising a benzothieno-benzothiophene compound, and/or a layer of an emissive material comprising a blend material that includes an organic carbazole derivative as the host matrix compound and an iridium complex as the guest emitter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Inventors: Viviana BIONDO, Gianluca GENERALI, Andrea STEFANI, Michele MUCCINI, Guido TURATTI, Mitchell DENTI, Hakan USTA, Xiaoyan CHEN, Antonio FACCHETTI
  • Publication number: 20170237043
    Abstract: The present teachings relate to an organic electroluminescent transistor with improved light-emission characteristics. More specifically, the present organic electroluminescent transistor has an emissive ambipolar channel including at least one layer of an n-type semiconductor material, at least one layer of a p-type semiconductor material, and at least one layer of an emissive material arranged between the layers of the p-type and n-type semiconductor materials, with the n-type semiconductor material comprising an electron-transporting compound represented by formula (N-1): where X, Ar, Ar?, R1, R2, m and m? are as defined herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Inventors: Antonio Facchetti, Hakan Usta, Mitchell Denti, Viviana Biondo, Caterina Soldano, Michele Muccini
  • Publication number: 20160351832
    Abstract: Disclosed are new compounds having semiconducting properties. Such compounds can be processed in solution-phase at a temperature of less than about 50° C. into thin film semiconductors that exhibit high carrier mobility and/or good current modulation characteristics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Inventors: Hakan Usta, Damien Boudinet, Jordan Quinn, Antonio Facchetti
  • Patent number: 9312501
    Abstract: Disclosed are new compounds having semiconducting properties. Such compounds can be processed in solution-phase into thin film semiconductors that exhibit high carrier mobility and/or good current modulation characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: Polyera Corporation
    Inventors: Hakan Usta, Mitchell Denti, William Christopher Sheets, Antonio Facchetti
  • Patent number: 9067886
    Abstract: Disclosed are new compounds having semiconducting properties. Such compounds can be processed into thin film semiconductors that exhibit high carrier mobility and/or good current modulation characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: Polyera Corporation
    Inventors: Antonio Facchetti, Hakan Usta, Jingqi Wang, Chun Huang, Christopher Newman
  • Patent number: 8883958
    Abstract: Disclosed are certain polymeric compounds and their use as organic semiconductors in organic and hybrid optical, optoelectronic, and/or electronic devices such as photovoltaic cells, light emitting diodes, light emitting transistors, and field effect transistors. The disclosed compounds can provide improved device performance, for example, as measured by power conversion efficiency, fill factor, open circuit voltage, field-effect mobility, on/off current ratios, and/or air stability when used in photovoltaic cells or transistors. The disclosed compounds can have good solubility in common solvents enabling device fabrication via solution processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Raynergy Tek Inc.
    Inventors: Antonio Facchetti, Hakan Usta, Hualong Pan, Martin Drees, Mitchell Denti
  • Patent number: 8878169
    Abstract: Disclosed are photocurable polymers that can be used as active and/or passive organic materials in various electronic, optical, and optoelectronic devices. In some embodiments, the device can include a dielectric layer prepared from such photocurable polymers. In some embodiments, the device can include a passivation layer prepared from the polymers described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Polyera Corporation
    Inventors: Hakan Usta, Huei Shuan Phoebe Tan, Yu Xia, Zhihua Chen, Yan Zheng, Antonio Facchetti
  • Patent number: 8772442
    Abstract: Disclosed are certain polymeric compounds and their use as organic semiconductors in organic and hybrid optical, optoelectronic, and/or electronic devices such as photovoltaic cells, light emitting diodes, light emitting transistors, and field effect transistors. The disclosed compounds can provide improved device performance, for example, as measured by power conversion efficiency, fill factor, open circuit voltage, field-effect mobility, on/off current ratios, and/or air stability when used in photovoltaic cells or transistors. The disclosed compounds can have good solubility in common solvents enabling device fabrication via solution processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: Polyera Corporation
    Inventors: Zhengguo Zhu, Hualong Pan, Martin Drees, Hakan Usta, Shaofeng Lu, Antonio Facchetti
  • Patent number: 8723028
    Abstract: Disclosed are certain polymeric compounds and their use as organic semiconductors in organic and hybrid optical, optoelectronic, and/or electronic devices such as photovoltaic cells, light emitting diodes, light emitting transistors, and field effect transistors. The disclosed compounds can provide improved device performance, for example, as measured by power conversion efficiency, fill factor, open circuit voltage, field-effect mobility, on/off current ratios, and/or air stability when used in photovoltaic cells or transistors. The disclosed compounds can have good solubility in common solvents enabling device fabrication via solution processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: Polyera Corporation
    Inventors: Zhengguo Zhu, Hualong Pan, Martin Drees, Hakan Usta, Shaofeng Lu, Antonio Facchetti
  • Publication number: 20140091283
    Abstract: Disclosed are new compounds having semiconducting properties. Such compounds can be processed in solution-phase into thin film semiconductors that exhibit high carrier mobility and/or good current modulation characteristics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: April 3, 2014
    Applicant: POLYERA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hakan Usta, Mitchell Denti, William Christopher Sheets, Antonio Facchetti
  • Patent number: 8598575
    Abstract: Disclosed are new semiconductor materials prepared from thienocoronene-based compounds and related heteroaromatic analogs. Such compounds can exhibit high carrier mobility and/or good current modulation characteristics. In addition, the compounds of the present teachings can possess certain processing advantages such as solution-processability and/or good stability at ambient conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2013
    Assignee: Polyera Corporation
    Inventors: Antonio Facchetti, Zhihua Chen, Hakan Usta, Christopher Newman, He Yan
  • Publication number: 20130247990
    Abstract: Disclosed are certain polymeric compounds and their use as organic semiconductors in organic and hybrid optical, optoelectronic, and/or electronic devices such as photovoltaic cells, light emitting diodes, light emitting transistors, and field effect transistors. The disclosed compounds can provide improved device performance, for example, as measured by power conversion efficiency, fill factor, open circuit voltage, field-effect mobility, on/off current ratios, and/or air stability when used in photovoltaic cells or transistors. The disclosed compounds can have good solubility in common solvents enabling device fabrication via solution processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Inventors: Antonio Facchetti, Hakan Usta, Hualong Pan, Martin Drees, Mitchell Denti
  • Patent number: 8440828
    Abstract: Disclosed are thionated fused-ring (aromatic) imides and diimides that can exhibit desirable electronic properties and can possess processing advantages including solution-processability and/or good stability at ambient conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2013
    Assignee: Polyera Corporation
    Inventors: Jordan Quinn, Yan Zheng, Zhihua Chen, Hakan Usta, Christopher Newman, He Yan, Antonio Facchetti
  • Publication number: 20130062598
    Abstract: Disclosed are new compounds having semiconducting properties. Such compounds can be processed in solution-phase at a temperature of less than about 50° C. into thin film semiconductors that exhibit high carrier mobility and/or good current modulation characteristics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2012
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Inventors: Hakan Usta, Damien Boudinet, Jordan Quinn, Antonio Facchetti
  • Patent number: 8329855
    Abstract: Disclosed are new semiconductor materials prepared from thienocoronene-imide-based small molecule and/or polymeric compounds. Such compounds can exhibit high carrier mobility and/or good current modulation characteristics. In addition, the compounds of the present teachings can possess certain processing advantages such as solution-processability and/or good stability at ambient conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignees: Polyera Corporation, BASF SE
    Inventors: Hakan Usta, Zhihua Chen, Antonio Facchetti
  • Publication number: 20120264900
    Abstract: Disclosed are new semiconductor materials prepared from thienocoronene-imide-based small molecule and/or polymeric compounds. Such compounds can exhibit high carrier mobility and/or good current modulation characteristics. In addition, the compounds of the present teachings can possess certain processing advantages such as solution-processability and/or good stability at ambient conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2011
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Inventors: Hakan Usta, Zhihua Chen, Antonio Facchetti
  • Publication number: 20110155247
    Abstract: Disclosed are thionated fused-ring (aromatic) imides and diimides that can exhibit desirable electronic properties and can possess processing advantages including solution-processability and/or good stability at ambient conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2010
    Publication date: June 30, 2011
    Inventors: Jordan Quinn, Yan Zheng, Zhihua Chen, Hakan Usta, Christopher Newman, He Yan, Antonio Facchetti
  • Patent number: RE44304
    Abstract: Disclosed are new conjugated compounds (e.g., monomers and polymers) that include ladder-type moieties which can be used for preparing semiconducting materials. Such conjugated compounds can exhibit high n-type carrier mobility and/or good current modulation characteristics. Compounds of the present teachings also can exhibit ambipolar semiconducting activity. In addition, the compounds of the present teachings can possess certain processing advantages such as solution-processability and/or good stability in ambient conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2013
    Assignee: Northwestern University
    Inventors: Tobin J. Marks, Antonio Facchetti, Hakan Usta