Patents by Inventor John W. Kramer

John W. Kramer 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: 10818860
    Abstract: The present invention provides a quantum dot light emitting diode comprising i) an emitting layer of at least one semiconductor nanoparticle made from semiconductor materials selected from the group consisting of Group II-VI compounds, Group II-V compounds, Group III-VI compounds, Group III-V compounds, Group IV-VI compounds, Group I-III-VI compounds, Group II-IV-VI compounds, Group II-IV-V compounds, or any combination thereof; and ii) a polymer for hole injection or hole transport layer; and the polymer comprises, as polymerized units, at least one or more monomers having a first monomer structure comprising a) a polymerizable group, b) an electroactive group with formula NAr1Ar2Ar3 wherein Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 independently are C6-C50 aromatic substituents, and (c) a linker group connecting the polymerizable group and the electroactive group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC, Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Anatoliy N Sokolov, Brian Goodfellow, Robert David Grigg, Liam P Spencer, John W Kramer, David D Devore, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Peter Trefonas, III
  • Publication number: 20200185604
    Abstract: Provided is an organic light-emitting diode comprising a substrate, an anode layer, optionally one or more hole injection layers, one or more hole transport layers, optionally one or more electron blocking layers, an emitting layer, optionally one or more hole blocking layers, optionally one or more electron transport layers, an electron injection layer, and a cathode, wherein either the hole injection layer, or the hole transport layer, or both of the hole injection layer and the hole transport layer, or a layer that functions as both a hole injection layer and a hole transport layer, comprises a polymer that comprises one or more triaryl aminium radical cations having the structure (S1) wherein each of R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R21, R22, R23, R24, R25, R31, R32, R33, R34, and R35 is independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, deuterium halogens, amine groups, hydroxyl groups, sulfonate groups, nitro groups, and organic groups, wherein two or more of R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R21, R22, R23, R
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Robert David Grigg, Liam P. Spencer, John W. Kramer, David D. Devore, Brian Goodfellow, Chun Liu, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Thomas H. Peterson, William H. H. Woodward, Anatoliy N. Sokolov
  • Patent number: 10647056
    Abstract: A method of fabricating a three-dimensional object, the method comprising: combining at least one of a meth(acrylate), a (meth)acrylamide, a (meth)acrylonitrile, a styrene, an acrylonitrile, a vinyl acetate, a vinylcarbazole, a vinylpyridine, a vinyl ether, a vinyl chloride monomers, a polyfunctional monomer, and a polyfunctional prepolymer with an organic photoredox catalyst to provide a reaction mixture; depositing the reaction mixture; polymerizing the monomers by irradiating the reaction mixture with a light source; and repeating the depositing step until the three-dimensional object is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Paul Clark, John W. Kramer, Aleksander J. Pyzik
  • Publication number: 20200052218
    Abstract: The present invention provides a quantum dot light emitting diode comprising i) an emitting layer of at least one semiconductor nanoparticle made from semiconductor materials selected from the group consisting of Group II-VI compounds, Group II-V compounds, Group III-VI compounds, Group III-V compounds, Group IV-VI compounds, Group I-III-VI compounds, Group II-IV-VI compounds, Group II-IV-V compounds, or any combination thereof; and ii) a polymer for hole injection or hole transport layer, comprising one or more triaryl aminium radical cations having the structure (S1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Anatoliy N. SOKOLOV, Brian GOODFELLOW, Robert David GRIGG, Liam P. SPENCER, John W. KRAMER, David D. DEVORE, Sukrit MUKHOPADHYAY, Peter TREFONAS, III
  • Publication number: 20190334106
    Abstract: The present invention provides a quantum dot light emitting diode comprising i) an emitting layer of at least one semiconductor nanoparticle made from semiconductor materials selected from the group consisting of Group II-VI compounds, Group II-V compounds, Group III-VI compounds, Group III-V compounds, Group IV-VI compounds, Group I-III-VI compounds, Group II-IV-VI compounds, Group II-IV-V compounds, or any combination thereof; and ii) a polymer for hole injection or hole transport layer; and the polymer comprises, as polymerized units, at least one or more monomers having a first monomer structure comprising a) a polymerizable group, b) an electroactive group with formula NAr1Ar2Ar3 wherein Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 independently are C6-C50 aromatic substituents, and (c) a linker group connecting the polymerizable group and the electroactive group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Anatoliy N SOKOLOV, Brian GOODFELLOW, Robert David GRIGG, Liam P SPENCER, John W KRAMER, David D DEVORE, Sukrit MUKHOPADHYAY, Peter TREFONAS, III
  • Patent number: 10454036
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymeric charge transfer layer comprising a polymer and a p-dopant. The polymer comprises as polymerized units, Monomer A, Monomer B, and Monomer C crosslinking agent. The present invention further relates to an organic electronic device, especially an organic light emitting device containing the polymeric charge transfer layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials Korea Ltd., Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: Liam P. Spencer, Hong-Yeop Na, Yoo-Jin Doh, Chun Liu, Minrong Zhu, Jichang Feng, Zhengming Tang, Shaoguang Feng, Kenneth L. Kearns, Jr., Timothy De Vries, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, John W. Kramer, Peter Trefonas, III, David D. Devore, William H. H. Woodward
  • Publication number: 20190269599
    Abstract: The present invention provides personal care formulations containing silane functionalized polyolefins and having improved sensory feel, as well as being non-tacky and easily spreadable on skin. The present invention also provides a method for treating the body by applying the aforesaid personal care formulations externally to the body. The present invention also provides a method for improving the sensory feel of personal care formulations by including silane functionalized polyolefins in the formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Thomas P. Clark, Vivek Kalihari, Nahrain E. Kamber, John W. Kramer, Xiaodong Lu, Ying O'Connor, Thomas H. Peterson, Curtis Schwartz, Qichun Wan
  • Publication number: 20190252618
    Abstract: Provided is an organic light-emitting diode comprising a substrate, an anode layer, optionally one or more hole injection layers, one or more hole transport layers, optionally one or more electron blocking layers, an emitting layer, optionally one or more hole blocking layers, optionally one or more electron transport layers, an electron injection layer, and a cathode, wherein either the hole injection layer, or the hole transport layer, or both of the hole injection layer and the hole transport layer, or layer that functions as both a hole injection layer and a hole transport layer, comprises a polymer that comprises one or more triaryl aminium radical cations having the structure (S1) wherein each of R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R21, R22, R23, R24, R25, R31, R32, R33, R34, and R35 is independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, deuterium halogens, amine groups, hydroxyl groups, sulfonate groups, nitro groups, and organic groups, wherein two or more of R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R21, R22, R23, R24
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Robert David Grigg, Liam P. Spencer, John W. Kramer, David D. Devore, Brian Goodfellow, Chun Liu, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Thomas H. Peterson, William H. H. Woodward, Anatoliy N. Sokolov
  • Publication number: 20190207115
    Abstract: A polymer which has Mn at least 4,000 and comprises polymerized units of a compound of formula NAr1A2A3, wherein Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 independently are C6-C40 aromatic substituents; Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 collectively contain no more than one nitrogen atom and at least one of Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 contains a vinyl group attached to an aromatic ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Robert David GRIGG, Liam P. Spencer, John W. Kramer, Chun Liu, David D. Devore, Shaoguang Feng, Jichang Feng, Minrong Zhu, Yang Li, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Anatoliy N. Sokolov, Matthew S. Remy, Peter Trefonas, Bethany Neilson
  • Publication number: 20190198765
    Abstract: A single liquid phase formulation useful for producing an organic charge transporting film. The formulation contains: (a) a polymer having Mn at least 4,000 and comprising polymerized units of a compound of formula NAr1Ar2Ar3, wherein Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 independently are C6-C50 aromatic substituents and at least one of Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 contains a vinyl group attached to an aromatic ring; provided that said compound contains no arylmethoxy linkages; (b) an acid catalyst which is is an organic Bronsted acid with pKa?4; a Lewis acid comprising a positive aromatic ion and an anion which is (i) a tetraaryl borate having the formula (I) wherein R represents zero to five non-hydrogen substituents selected from D, F and CF3, (ii) BF4?, (iii) PF6?, (iv) SbF6?, (v) AsF6? or (vi) ClO4?; or a thermal acid generator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: David D. DEVORE, Yoo Jin DOH, Shaoguang FENG, David D. GRIGG, Yang LI, Chun LIU, Sukrit MUKHOPADHYAY, Hong-Yeop NA, Matthew S. REMY, Liam P. SPENCER, Anatoliy N. SOKOLOV, Peter TREFONAS, III, Minrong ZHU, Ashely INMAN, John W. KRAMER
  • Publication number: 20190148664
    Abstract: A polymer which has Mn at least 4,000 and comprises polymerized units of a compound of formula NAr1Ar2Ar3, wherein Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 independently are C6-C50 aromatic substituents; Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 collectively contain at least two nitrogen atoms and at least 9 aromatic rings; and at least one of Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 contains a vinyl group attached to an aromatic ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: David Robert GRIGG, Liam P. SPENCER, John W. KRAMER, Chun LIU, David D. DEVORE, Shaoguang FENG, Jichang FENG, Minrong ZHU, Yang LI, Sukrit MUKHOPADHYAY, Anatoliy N. SOKOLOV, Matthew S. REMY, Peter TREFONAS, Bethany NEILSON
  • Publication number: 20180226584
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymeric charge transfer layer comprising a polymer and a p-dopant. The polymer comprises as polymerized units, Monomer A, Monomer B, and Monomer C crosslinking agent. The present invention further relates to an organic electronic device, especially an organic light emitting device containing the polymeric charge transfer layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2015
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Liam P. Spencer, Hong-Yeop Na, Yoo-Jin Doh, Chun Liu, Minrong Zhu, Jichang Feng, Zhengming Tang, Shaoguang Feng, Kenneth L. Kearns, JR., Timothy De Vries, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, John W. Kramer, Peter Trefonas, III, David D. Devore, William H. H. Woodward
  • Publication number: 20180212180
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polymeric charge transfer layer composition comprising a polymer comprising, as polymerized units, at least one Monomer A and at least one Monomer B. It further provides an organic light emitting device and an organic electronic device comprising the polymeric charge transfer layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Robert David Grigg, Liam P. Spencer, John W. Kramer, Chun Liu, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, David D. Devore, Shaoguang Feng, Jichang Feng, Minrong Zhu
  • Patent number: 10025181
    Abstract: A polymer comprises the polymerized product of monomers comprising an acid-deprotectable monomer, a base-soluble monomer, a lactone-containing monomer, and a photoacid-generating monomer; a chain transfer agent of the formula; wherein Z is a y valent C1-20 organic group, x is 0 or 1, Rd is a substituted or unsubstituted C1-20 alkyl, C3-20 cycloalkyl, C6-20 aryl, or C7-20 aralkyl; and optionally, an initiator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventor: John W. Kramer
  • Patent number: 9999586
    Abstract: The present invention provides personal care formulations containing silicone modified polyolefins and having improved sensory feel, as well as being non-tacky and easily spreadable. The present invention also provides a method for treating body surfaces such as skin, hair, nails, etc., by applying the aforesaid personal care formulations externally to such a surface. The present invention also provides a method for improving the sensory feel of personal care formulations by including one or more silicone modified polyolefins in the formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Thomas P. Clark, Vivek Kalihari, Nahrain E. Kamber, John W. Kramer, Xiaodong Lu, Ying O'connor, Thomas H. Peterson, Curtis Schwartz, Qichun Wan
  • Publication number: 20180072696
    Abstract: Catalysts and methods for the carbonylation of epoxides to substituted 3-hydroxy-?-lactones and ?-lactones are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Inventors: Geoffrey W. Coates, John W. Kramer
  • Publication number: 20180036942
    Abstract: A method of fabricating a three-dimensional object, the method comprising: combining at least one of a meth(acrylate), a (meth)acrylamide, a (meth)acrylonitrile, a styrene, an acrylonitrile, a vinyl acetate, a vinylcarbazole, a vinylpyridine, a vinyl ether, a vinyl chloride monomers, a polyfunctional monomer, and a polyfunctional prepolymer with an organic photoredox catalyst to provide a reaction mixture; depositing the reaction mixture; polymerizing the monomers by irradiating the reaction mixture with a light source; and repeating the depositing step until the three-dimensional object is formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 29, 2016
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: Paul Clark, John W. Kramer, Aleksander J. Pyzik
  • Patent number: 9872820
    Abstract: Described are personal care, preferably skin care compositions, comprising polyolefin blends comprising at least one metallocene catalyzed polyolefin with a density above 0.90 g/cm3, at least one metallocene catalyzed polyolefin with a density equal to or below 0.90 g/cm3, provided that the average melt index for the polyolefin blend is greater than 7; and a cosmetically acceptable hydrocarbon oil, provided that the composition does not contain ethylene acrylic copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Ying O'Connor, Curtis Schwartz, Qichun Wan, Thomas H. Peterson, Thomas P. Clark, John W. Kramer
  • Patent number: 9758610
    Abstract: An acid-labile hyperbranched copolymer is formed by copolymerizing monomers that include a difunctional monomer and a mono(meth)acrylate ester. The difunctional monomer includes at least one formal group, acetal group, or ketal group that makes the copolymer acid-labile. The copolymer is useful as a component of a photoresist composition that provides low line width roughness, among other desirable photolithographic properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventor: John W. Kramer
  • Publication number: 20170240660
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods for controlled radical polymerization of acrylic monomers using an organic photoredox catalyst, where the polymerization is mediated, as well as regulated, by light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: John W. KRAMER, Craig J. HAWKER, Brett P. FORS, Nicolas J. TREAT, Hazel SPRAFKE, Paul G. CLARK, Javier READ de ALANIZ