Patents by Inventor Hualong Pan

Hualong Pan 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: 11018302
    Abstract: A random copolymer comprising the monomer units A, B and C. In this random copolymer A comprises B comprises and C comprises an aryl group. Additionally, R1 R2, R3 and R4 are side chains independently selected from the group consisting of: H, Cl, F, CN, alkyl, alkoxy, alkylthio, ester, ketone and aryl groups. X1 and X2 are independently selected from the group consisting of: H, Cl, F, CN, alkyl, alkoxy, ester, ketone, amide and aryl groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Phillips 66 Company
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody, Brian Worfolk, Taeshik Earmme
  • Publication number: 20210066606
    Abstract: A method of forming a polymer, the method begins by combining 4,7-bis(5-bromo-4-alkylthiophen-2-yl)-5-chloro-6-fluorobenzo[c][1,2,5]thiadiazole, [4-alkyl-5-[5-(trimethylstannyl)thiophen-2-yl]thiophen-2-yl]trimethylstannane, (3,3?-difluoro-[2,2?-bithiophene]-5,5?-diyl)bis(trimethylstannane), Pd2dba3 and P(o-tol)3 to form the polymer: In this polymer R1 and R2 are independently selected from the group consisting of a straight-chain or branched carbyl, silyl, or hydrocarbyl, a branched or cyclic alkyl with 1 to 30 atoms, a fused substituted aromatic ring, and a fused unsubstituted aromatic ring; and the ratio of x is between 0.6 to 0.8 and y is between 0.2 and 0.4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody
  • Publication number: 20210066621
    Abstract: A polymer comprising: In this embodiment, R? and R?, can be independently selected from the group consisting of: a halogen, a substituted alkyl, an unsubstituted alkyl, a substituted aryl, and an unsubstituted aryl. Additionally, X1 and X2 can be independently selected from the group consisting of: O, S, Se, N—R, and Si—R—R. Lastly, Ar and Ar? can be identical or different and can be independently selected from the group consisting of: a substituted aryl, and an unsubstituted aryl.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy A. Repa, Brian J. Worfolk, Alyssa Brooke Chinen-Mendez
  • Publication number: 20210066604
    Abstract: An organic compound comprising: In this organic compound, W is selected from the group consisting of: S, Se, O, and N-Q; and Q is selected from the group consisting of: a straight-chain or branched carbyl, silyl, or hydrocarbyl, a branched or cyclic alkyl with 1 to 30 atoms, a fused substituted aromatic ring, and a fused unsubstituted aromatic ring. Additionally, in this organic compound Ar1 and Ar2 are independently selected from the group selected from: H, an aryl group, and a heteroaryl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody, Brian J. Worfolk
  • Publication number: 20210066610
    Abstract: An organic photovoltaic device comprising a polymer: and an acceptor. In this organic photovoltaic device, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6 are independently selected from the group consisting of: a halogen, a substituted alkyl, an unsubstituted alkyl, a substituted aryl, an unsubstituted aryl, a substituted heteroaryl and an unsubstituted heteroaryl.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy A. Repa, Brian J. Worfolk, Alyssa Brooke Chinen-Mendez
  • Publication number: 20210061797
    Abstract: A comonomer comprising: wherein W is selected from the group consisting of: S, Se, O, and N-Q; and Q is selected from the group consisting of: a straight-chain or branched carbyl, silyl, or hydrocarbyl, a branched or cyclic alkyl with 1 to 30 atoms, a fused substituted aromatic ring, and a fused unsubstituted aromatic ring. In this comonomer, A and B are independently selected from the group consisting of: H, Br, an aryl group, and a heteroaryl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody, Brian J. Worfolk
  • Publication number: 20210061946
    Abstract: A method of forming a polymer, the method comprising combining 4,7-bis(5-bromo-4-alkyl thiophen-2-yl)-5-chloro-6-fluorobenzo[c][1,2,5]thiadiazole, (3,3?-difluoro-[2,2?-bithiophene]-5,5?-diyl)bis(trimethylstannane), and benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b?]dithiophene-2,6-diyl)bis(trimethylstannane), Pd2dba3 and P(o-tol)3 to form the polymer: In this polymer, W is selected from the group consisting of: S, Se, O, and N-Q. Additionally, in this polymer Q is selected from the group consisting of: a straight-chain or branched carbyl, silyl, or hydrocarbyl, a branched or cyclic alkyl with 1 to 30 atoms, a fused substituted aromatic ring, and a fused unsubstituted aromatic ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody
  • Publication number: 20210066609
    Abstract: A method of forming a polymer, the method comprising combining 4-bromo-7-[5-bromo-4-(alkyl)thiophen-2-yl]-6-chloro-5-fluoro-2,1,3-benzothiadiazole, (3,3?-difluoro-[2,2?-bithiophene]-5,5?-diyl)bis(trimethylstannane), [4-(alkyl)-5-[5-(trimethylstannyl)thiophen-2-yl]thiophen-2-yl]trimethylstannane, tris(dibenzylideneacetone), and dipalladium P(o-tol)3 tris(2-methylphenyl)phosphane to form the polymer: In this polymer, W is selected from the group consisting of: S, Se, O, and N-Q. Additionally, Q is selected from the group consisting of: a straight-chain carbyl, silyl or hydrocarbyl, branched, cyclic alkyl with 1 to 30 atoms, and fused aromatic rings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody
  • Publication number: 20210066608
    Abstract: A polymer comprising: In this polymer W is selected from the group consisting of: S, Se, O, and N-Q. Additionally, Q is selected from the group consisting of: a straight-chain carbyl, silyl or hydrocarbyl, branched, cyclic alkyl with 1 to 30 atoms, and fused aromatic rings. In this polymer, R1, and R4 are independently selected from the group consisting of: F, Cl, I, Br, CN, —NCO, —NCS, —OCN, —SCN, —OX, —SX, —NH2, —C(?O)X, —C(?O)—OX, —OX, —NHX, —NXX?, —C(?O)NHX, —C(?O)NXX?, —SO3X, —SO2X, —OH, —NO2, CF3, —SF5, a straight-chain or branched carbyl, silyl, or hydrocarbyl, a branched or cyclic alkyl with 1 to 30 atoms, a fused substituted aromatic ring, and a fused unsubstituted aromatic ring. Additionally, R2 and R3 are independently selected from F, Cl, Br and I.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody
  • Publication number: 20210066603
    Abstract: A method of reacting bis(R1) 5,5??-dibromo-3?,4?-difluoro-[2,2?:5?,2?:5?,2??-quaterthiophene]-3,3??-dicarboxylate and bis(R2) 5,5??-dibromo-3?,4?-difluoro-[2,2?:5?,2?:5?,2??-quaterthiophene]-3,3??-dicarboxylate to form the polymer: In this polymer R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6 are independently selected from the group consisting of: a halogen, a substituted alkyl, an unsubstituted alkyl, a substituted aryl, an unsubstituted aryl, a substituted heteroaryl and an unsubstituted heteroaryl.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy A. Repa, Brian J. Worfolk, Alyssa Brooke Chinen-Mendez
  • Publication number: 20210066605
    Abstract: A polymer comprising wherein Ar1 and Ar2 are optional and either the same or different and independently selected from an aryl group or an heteroaryl group. In this polymer, W is selected from the group consisting of: S, Se, O, and N-Q; and Q is selected from the group consisting of: a straight-chain or branched carbyl, silyl, or hydrocarbyl, a branched or cyclic alkyl with 1 to 30 atoms, a fused substituted aromatic ring, and a fused unsubstituted aromatic ring. Additionally, in the polymer, R1 is selected from the group consisting of: a straight-chain or branched carbyl, silyl, or hydrocarbyl, a branched or cyclic alkyl with 1 to 30 atoms, a fused substituted aromatic ring, and a fused unsubstituted aromatic ring and wherein x+y=1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody
  • Publication number: 20210066607
    Abstract: A polymer comprising wherein Ar1 and Ar2 are optional and either the same or different and independently selected from an aryl group or an heteroaryl group. In this polymer, W is selected from the group consisting of: S, Se, O, and N-Q; and Q is selected from the group consisting of: a straight-chain or branched carbyl, silyl, or hydrocarbyl, a branched or cyclic alkyl with 1 to 30 atoms, a fused substituted aromatic ring, and a fused unsubstituted aromatic ring. Additionally, in the polymer, R4 and R5 are selected from the group consisting of: a straight-chain or branched carbyl, silyl, or hydrocarbyl, a branched or cyclic alkyl with 1 to 30 atoms, a fused substituted aromatic ring, and a fused unsubstituted aromatic ring; and x+y=1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody
  • Publication number: 20210061945
    Abstract: A process of reacting a monomer unit containing chlorobenzothiadiazole or fluorochlorobenzothiadiazole in a solvent to produce a polymer with a reaction yield greater than 60%. In this process the solvent is selected from the group consisting of: dichlorobenzene, trichlorobenzene, and combinations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody, Brian J. Worfolk
  • Patent number: 10804468
    Abstract: A molecular complex comprising wherein X1 and X2 are independently selected from the group consisting of: H, Cl, F, CN, alkyl, alkoxy, ester, ketone, amide and aryl groups; R1, R2, R1? and R2? are side chains independently selected from the group consisting of: H, Cl, F, CN, alkyl, alkoxy, alkylthio, ester, ketone and aryl groups; R3 are selected from the group consisting of alkyl group, alkoxy group, aryl groups and combinations thereof; and wherein the thiophene groups are unsymmetrical.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Phillips 66 Company
    Inventors: Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody, Brian Worfolk, Taeshik Earmme
  • Patent number: 10787537
    Abstract: A method of coupling and 5,5-Y-3,3?-difluoro-2,2?-bithiophene to produce wherein X can be any known compound capable of coupling with the Y-difluorothiophene and Y is selected from the group consisting of Br, a stannyl group, a boronic ester and a H.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Joe Bullock, Brian Worfolk, Taeshik Earmme, Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody
  • Patent number: 10787538
    Abstract: A polymer comprising: In this polymer R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9 and R10 are independently selected from H, F, Cl, S, CN, or substituted, unsubstituted, straight-chain, branched, or cyclic alkyls ranging from 1 to 100 carbon atoms. The length of the polymer can range with n from about 1 to about 100,000 repeat units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Phillips 66 Company
    Inventors: Joe Bullock, Brian Worfolk, Taeshik Earmme, Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody
  • Publication number: 20200024386
    Abstract: A copolymer comprising a repeat unit A, wherein repeat unit A comprises a repeat unit B, wherein repeat unit B comprises and at least one optional repeat unit D, wherein repeat unit D comprises an aryl group. In this copolymer, X1, X2, X3, and X4 are independently selected from the group consisting of: H, Cl, F, CN, alkyl, alkoxy, ester, ketone, amide and aryl groups and R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6 are independently selected from the group consisting of: H, Cl, F, CN, alkyl, alkoxy, alkylthio, ester, ketone and aryl groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Kathy Woody, Laura Nielsen, Hualong Pan, Taeshik Earmme
  • Publication number: 20200017632
    Abstract: A novel AB-type copolymer for use in organic photovoltaics. The AB-type copolymer comprises a unit A, where the unit A is where R1 is a carbon chain from about 1 to about 30 units and where Y is selected from CN, F and Cl. The B unit of the AB-type copolymer is selected from is selected from: wherein X1, X2, X3, and X4 are independently selected from the group consisting of: H, Cl, F, CN, alkyl, alkylthiol, alkoxy, ester, ketone, amide and aryl groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Kathy Woody, Laura Nielsen, Hualong Pan
  • Publication number: 20200017633
    Abstract: A novel AB-type copolymer for use in organic photovoltaics. The AB-type copolymer comprises a unit A, where the unit A is where R1 is a carbon chain from about 1 to about 30 units and where Y is selected from CN, F and Cl. The B unit of the AB-type copolymer is selected from is selected from: wherein X1, X2, X3, and X4 are independently selected from the group consisting of: H, Cl, F, CN, alkyl, alkylthiol, alkoxy, ester, ketone, amide and aryl groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Kathy Woody, Laura Nielsen, Hualong Pan
  • Publication number: 20190233577
    Abstract: A method of coupling and 5,5-Y-3,3?-difluoro-2,2?-bithiophene to produce wherein X can be any known compound capable of coupling with the Y-difluorothiophene and Y is selected from the group consisting of Br, a stannyl group, a boronic ester and a H.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY
    Inventors: Joe Bullock, Brian Worfolk, Taeshik Earmme, Hualong Pan, Kathy Woody