Patents by Inventor Laura Jane Singh

Laura Jane Singh 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: 11401205
    Abstract: Vehicle or building glazing having a solar control property includes a glass substrate supporting a stack of layers, including successively from the surface of the substrate, a first module M1 of layer(s) based on a dielectric material with a total thickness t1, a first layer TN1 including titanium nitride with a thickness of 5 to 35 nanometers, a first module M2 of layer(s) based on a dielectric material with a total thickness t2, a second layer TN2 including titanium nitride with a thickness of 5 to 35 nanometers, a third module M3 of layer(s) based on a dielectric material with a thickness t3. The cumulative sum of the thicknesses of the TN1 and TN2 layers including titanium nitride is greater than 30 nm, t1 being less than 30 nanometers, t2 being between 10 and 100 nm and t3 being greater than 10 nanometers. The ratio t1/t3 is less than 0.6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Vincent Reymond, Corentin Monmeyran, Laura Jane Singh
  • Patent number: 11267753
    Abstract: A material includes a transparent substrate coated with a stack of thin layers acting on infrared radiation including at least one functional layer. The stack includes a protective coating deposited above at least a part of the functional layer. The protective coating includes at least one lower protective layer based on titanium and zirconium, these two metals being in the metal, oxidized or nitrided form, and at least one upper protective layer of carbon, within which layer the carbon atoms are essentially in an sp2 hybridization state, located above the layer based on titanium and zirconium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Alexandre Maillet, Laura Jane Singh
  • Patent number: 11254608
    Abstract: An article includes a substrate that is transparent, the substrate being covered on at least one of its faces, totally or partly, with a protective layer based on zirconium and aluminum mixed oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Jan Hagen, Laura Jane Singh, Alessandro Benedetto, Frédéric Barrieres, Benoît Louis
  • Publication number: 20220024816
    Abstract: Vehicle or building glazing having a solar control property includes a glass substrate supporting a stack of layers, including successively from the surface of the substrate, a first module M1 of layer(s) based on a dielectric material with a total thickness t1, a first layer TN1 including titanium nitride with a thickness of 5 to 35 nanometers, a first module M2 of layer(s) based on a dielectric material with a total thickness t2, a second layer TN2 including titanium nitride with a thickness of 5 to 35 nanometers, a third module M3 of layer(s) based on a dielectric material with a thickness t3. The cumulative sum of the thicknesses of the TN1 and TN2 layers including titanium nitride is greater than 30 nm, t1 being less than 30 nanometers, t2 being between 10 and 100 nm and t3 being greater than 10 nanometers. The ratio t1/t3 is less than 0.6.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Inventors: Vincent REYMOND, Corentin MONMEYRAN, Laura Jane SINGH
  • Patent number: 10571610
    Abstract: An infrared (IR) control composite film can have an IR control composite stack which can synergistically improve and provide tailorability to the optical properties and solar properties of the composite film. The IR control composite stack can include a first IR control layer contacted by first and second encapsulation layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN PERFORMANCE PLASTICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yemima Anne Bon Saint Come, Laura Jane Singh, Camille Joseph
  • Publication number: 20190071349
    Abstract: A glazing that has a solar control property includes at least one glass substrate on which a stack of layers is deposited. The stack includes at least one layer consisting of an alloy comprising nickel, copper and chromium, in which alloy the atomic percentage of nickel is greater than 70% and less than 94%, the atomic percentage of copper is greater than 5% and less than 25% and in which the atomic percentage of chromium is greater than 1% and less than 15%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventor: Laura Jane SINGH
  • Publication number: 20190055157
    Abstract: An article includes a substrate that is transparent, the substrate being covered on at least one of its faces, totally or partly, with a protective layer based on zirconium and aluminum mixed oxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventors: Jan HAGEN, Laura Jane SINGH, Alessandro BENEDETTO, Frédéric BARRIERES, Benoît LOUIS
  • Patent number: 10175397
    Abstract: Optically transparent and infrared absorbing films include an infrared absorbing layer including, for example, a transparent conductive oxide. The film can include an infrared absorption composite stack that can include, for example, an infrared absorption material disposed between dielectric layers. The film can synergistically improve optical and solar properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN PERFORMANCE PLASTICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Laura Jane Singh, Yemima Anne Bon Saint Come, Camille Joseph
  • Publication number: 20170362121
    Abstract: A material includes a transparent substrate coated with a stack of thin layers acting on infrared radiation including at least one functional layer. The stack includes a protective coating deposited above at least a part of the functional layer. The protective coating includes at least one lower protective layer based on titanium and zirconium, these two metals being in the metal, oxidized or nitrided form, and at least one upper protective layer of carbon, within which layer the carbon atoms are essentially in an sp2 hybridization state, located above the layer based on titanium and zirconium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Applicant: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Alexandre MAILLET, Laura Jane SINGH
  • Publication number: 20170355639
    Abstract: A material includes a transparent substrate coated with a stack of thin layers including at least one silver-based functional metal layer. The stack includes a dielectric layer based on silicon and/or aluminum nitride located above a silver-based functional metal layer and an upper protective layer based on zirconium titanium oxide located above the dielectric layer based on silicon and/or aluminum nitride and exhibiting a ratio by weight of titanium to zirconium Ti/Zr of between 60/40 and 90/10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Applicant: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Alexandre MAILLET, Laura Jane SINGH
  • Patent number: 9458055
    Abstract: A glazing unit with solar-control properties, includes at least one glass substrate on which a multilayer is deposited, the multilayer including a layer made of an alloy including zinc and copper, in which alloy the Zn/(Cu+Zn) atomic ratio is higher than 35% and lower than 65%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventor: Laura Jane Singh
  • Patent number: 9354368
    Abstract: The invention relates to solar-control glazing comprising a glass substrate and a solar-control thin-film multilayer, said thin-film multilayer incorporating a film selectively absorbing infrared radiation having a wavelength longer than 800 nm, said absorbing film consisting of a titanium oxide substituted with an element X chosen from Nb or Ta, the atomic percentage [X/Ti+X] lying between about 4% and about 9% and the thickness of said absorbing film lying between about 20 and about 200 nanometers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Bruno Mauvernay, Emilie Charlet, Laura Jane Singh, Charlotte Poirot
  • Publication number: 20160146990
    Abstract: An infrared (IR) control composite film can have an IR control composite stack which can synergistically improve and provide tailorability to the optical properties and solar properties of the composite film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2015
    Publication date: May 26, 2016
    Inventors: Yemima Anne BON SAINT COME, Laura Jane SINGH, Camille Joseph
  • Publication number: 20160077255
    Abstract: Optically transparent and infrared absorbing films include an infrared absorbing layer including, for example, a transparent conductive oxide. The film can include an infrared absorption composite stack that can include, for example, an infrared absorption material disposed between dielectric layers. The film can synergistically improve optical and solar properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2015
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Inventors: Laura Jane SINGH, Yemima Anne BON SAINT COME, Camille JOSEPH
  • Publication number: 20160068432
    Abstract: A glazing unit with solar-control properties, includes at least one glass substrate on which a multilayer is deposited, the multilayer including a layer made of an alloy including zinc and copper, in which alloy the Zn/(Cu+Zn) atomic ratio is higher than 35% and lower than 65%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2014
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Inventor: Laura Jane SINGH
  • Publication number: 20160064581
    Abstract: A back contact substrate for a photovoltaic cell includes a carrier substrate and an electrode, the electrode including an alloy thin film based: on at least one among copper (Cu) and silver (Ag); and on zinc (Zn).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2014
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Inventors: Mathieu URIEN, Jörg PALM, Gérard RUITENBERG, Robert LECHNER, Yémima BON SAINT COME, Laura Jane SINGH
  • Publication number: 20160064580
    Abstract: A back contact substrate for a photovoltaic cell includes a carrier substrate and an electrode, the electrode including an alloy thin film based on at least two elements, at least one first element MA chosen among copper (Cu), silver (Ag) and gold (Au), and at least one second element MB chosen among zinc (Zn), titanium (Ti), tin (Sn), silicon (Si), germanium (Ge), zirconium (Zr), hafnium (Hf), carbon (C) and lead (Pb).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2014
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Inventors: Jörg PALM, Stéphane AUVRAY, Gérard RUITENBERG, Mathieu URIEN, Robert LECHNER, Yémima BON SAINT COME, Laura Jane SINGH
  • Publication number: 20150070755
    Abstract: The invention relates to a solar control glazing comprising a glass substrate provided, on one of its faces, with a stack of layers having a solar protection function, in which the stack comprises the sequence of the following layers, starting from the surface of the glass substrate: a lower layer for protecting the upper layers against the migration of the alkali metal ions resulting from the glass substrate, a layer of an indium tin oxide (ITO), an upper layer for protecting the ITO layer against atmospheric oxygen, said glazing being characterized in that said upper and lower layers are essentially composed of a dielectric material chosen from a silicon nitride, an aluminum nitride or their mixture and in that intermediate layers made of a chromium-comprising metal, which layers are optionally partially or completely oxidized and/or nitrided, are positioned on either side of and in contact with said ITO layer, the thickness of said intermediate layers being between 0.5 and 3 nanometers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2013
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Applicant: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Laura Jane Singh, Augustin Palacios-Laloy, Etienne Sandre-Chardonnal
  • Patent number: 8889260
    Abstract: A glazing with a solar control property includes a glass substrate on which a stack of layers is deposited, the stack including a layer consisting of an alloy including nickel and copper, wherein the atomic percentage of copper is greater than 1% and less than 25% and wherein the atomic percentage of nickel is greater than 75% and less than 99%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: Saint-Gobain Glass France
    Inventors: Laura Jane Singh, Agustin Palacios-Laloy, Etienne Sandre-Chardonnal
  • Publication number: 20140255721
    Abstract: A glazing with a solar control property includes a glass substrate on which a stack of layers is deposited, the stack including a layer consisting of an alloy including nickel and copper, wherein the atomic percentage of copper is greater than 1% and less than 25% and wherein the atomic percentage of nickel is greater than 75% and less than 99%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2012
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Inventors: Laura Jane Singh, Agustin Palacios-Laloy, Etienne Sandre-Chardonnal