Patents by Inventor Thomas Edward Carney

Thomas Edward Carney 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).

  • Publication number: 20210301086
    Abstract: In a first aspect, a single layer polymer film includes 60 to 99 wt % of a crosslinked polyimide, having a gel fraction in the range of from 20 to 100% and a refractive index of 1.74 or less, and 1 to 40 wt % of a colorant. A surface of the single layer polymer film has been textured and has a maximum roughness (Spv) of 6 ?m or more, an L* color of 30 or less and a 60° gloss of 15 or less. In a second aspect, a coverlay for a printed circuit board includes the single layer polymer film of the first aspect. In third and fourth aspects, processes are disclosed for forming a single layer polymer film including a crosslinked polyimide film including a dianhydride and a diamine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: HUSNU ALP ALIDEDEOGLU, THOMAS EDWARD CARNEY, JOSEPH CASEY JOHNSON, LIN JU, MICHAEL THOMAS KWASNY, LAILA MACLAUGHLIN, GRZEGORZ SLAWINSKI
  • Publication number: 20210155768
    Abstract: In one aspect, a single layer polymer film includes 25 to 97.5 wt % of a polyimide having a refractive index of 1.74 or less, 0.5 to 20 wt % of a matting agent and 1 to 30 wt % of a black colorant. On an air side, the single layer polymer film has an L* color of 33 or less and a 60° gloss of 10 or less. In another aspect, a single layer polymer film includes 80 to 99 wt % of a polyimide having a refractive index of 1.74 or less and 1 to 30 wt % of a black colorant. A surface of the single layer polymer film has been textured and has a maximum roughness (Spv) of 7 ?m or more, an L* of 33 or less and a 60° gloss of 10 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2020
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Laila Maclaughlin, Husnu Alp Alidedeoglu, Christopher Robert Becks, Thomas Edward Carney, Scott John Herrmann, Joseph Casey Johnson
  • Patent number: 10844184
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a base film having a chemically converted polyimide, a non-carbon black pigment and a particulate polyimide matting agent. The particulate polyimide matting agent is present in an amount from 1.6 to 9 weight percent of the base film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: DUPONT ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Thomas Edward Carney, Jeffrey Michael Bartolin, Meredith L Dunbar, Scott John Herrmann
  • Publication number: 20190263099
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a base film having a chemically converted polyimide, a particulate polyimide matting agent and a low conductivity carbon black. The particulate polyimide matting agent is present in an amount from 1.6 to 9 weight percent of the base film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: THOMAS EDWARD CARNEY, JEFFREY MICHAEL BARTOLIN, MEREDITH L DUNBAR, SCOTT JOHN HERRMANN
  • Patent number: 10336045
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a base film having a chemically converted polyimide, a particulate polyimide matting agent and a low conductivity carbon black. The particulate polyimide matting agent is present in an amount from 1.6 to 9 weight percent of the base film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Thomas Edward Carney, Jeffrey Michael Bartolin, Meredith L Dunbar, Scott John Herrmann
  • Publication number: 20180163006
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a base film having a chemically converted polyimide, a non-carbon black pigment and a particulate polyimide matting agent. The particulate polyimide matting agent is present in an amount from 1.6 to 9 weight percent of the base film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Thomas Edward Carney, Jeffrey Michael Bartolin, Meredith L. Dunbar, Scott John Herrmann
  • Patent number: 9926415
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a base film having a chemically converted polyimide, a particulate polyimide matting agent having a density from 1.3 to 1.5 g/cc and either a non-carbon black pigment or a dye. The particulate polyimide matting agent is present in an amount from 1.6 to 20 weight percent of the base film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Thomas Edward Carney, Jeffrey Michael Bartolin, Meredith L. Dunbar, Scott John Herrmann
  • Publication number: 20170174950
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a base film having a chemically converted polyimide, a particulate polyimide matting agent and a low conductivity carbon black. The particulate polyimide matting agent is present in an amount from 1.6 to 9 weight percent of the base film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Inventors: Thomas Edward Carney, Jeffrey Michael Bartolin, Meredith L. Dunbar, Scott John Herrmann
  • Patent number: 9631054
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a base film having a chemically converted polyimide, a particulate polyimide matting agent and a low conductivity carbon black. The particulate polyimide matting agent is present in an amount from 1.6 to 20 weight percent of the base film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Thomas Edward Carney, Jeffrey Michael Bartolin, Meredith L. Dunbar, Scott John Herrmann
  • Publication number: 20160355700
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to methods of reducing the amount of colorant in a multilayer film and achieving an L* color less than 30 and a 60 degree gloss value less than 10. The multilayer film has a first polyimide layer and a second polyimide layer containing a matting agent, submicron carbon black and submicron fumed metal oxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2016
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Inventors: Thomas Edward Carney, Christopher Robert Becks, Jeffrey Michael Bartolin
  • Publication number: 20160355652
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to methods of reducing the amount of colorant in a multilayer film and achieving an L* color less than 30 and a 60 degree gloss value less than 10. The multilayer film has a first polyimide layer and a second polyimide layer containing a matting agent, submicron carbon black and submicron fumed metal oxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2016
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Inventors: THOMAS EDWARD CARNEY, JEFFREY MICHAEL BARTOLIN, CHRISTOPHER ROBERT BECKS
  • Publication number: 20160347933
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a base film having a thickness from 8 to 152 microns, a 60 degree gloss value from 2 to 35, an optical density greater than or equal to 2 and a dielectric strength greater than 1400 V/mil. The base film comprises a chemically converted (partially or wholly aromatic) polyimide in an amount from 63 to 96 weight percent of the base film. The base film further comprises a pigment and a matting agent. The matting agent is present in an amount from 1.6 to 10 weight percent of the base film, has a median particle size from 1.3 to 10 microns, and has a density from 2 to 4.5 g/cc. The pigment is present in an amount from 2 to 35 weight percent of the base film. The present disclosure is also directed to coverlay films comprising the base film in combination with an adhesive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2013
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: THOMAS EDWARD CARNEY, Jeffrey Michael Bartolin, Meredith L. Dunbar, Scott John Herrmann
  • Patent number: 9481809
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to multilayer film having has an L* color less than 30 and a 60 degree gloss value less than 10. The multilayer film has a first polyimide layer and a second polyimide layer. The second polyimide layer has 45 to 67 wt % of a polyimide, greater than 14 wt % of a silica matting agent or a mixture of silica matting agent and at least one additional matting agent, and at least one submicron carbon black, wherein the total amount of the submicron carbon black and the polyimide is less than 85 wt % and greater than 45 wt %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Thomas Edward Carney, Jeffrey Michael Bartolin, Christopher Robert Becks
  • Patent number: 9481150
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to multilayer film having has an L* color less than 30 and a 60 degree gloss value less than 10. The multilayer film has a first polyimide layer and a second polyimide layer. The second polyimide layer has 25 to 50 wt % of a polyimide, 15 to 35 wt % of a polyimide particle matting agent, greater than 0 and less than 20 wt % of at least one submicron carbon black and 15 to 50 wt % of at least one submicron fumed metal oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Thomas Edward Carney, Christopher Robert Becks, Jeffrey Michael Bartolin
  • Patent number: 9469781
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to multilayer film having has an L* color less than 30 and a 60 degree gloss value less than 10. The multilayer film has a first polyimide layer and a second polyimide layer. The second polyimide layer has 25 to 50 wt % of a polyimide, greater than 0 and less than 20 wt % of a silica matting agent, greater than 0 and less than 20 wt % of at least one submicron carbon black and 15 to 50 wt % of at least one submicron fumed metal oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Thomas Edward Carney, Jeffrey Michael Bartolin, Christopher Robert Becks
  • Publication number: 20160167346
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to multilayer film having has an L* color less than 30 and a 60 degree gloss value less than 10. The multilayer film has a first polyimide layer and a second polyimide layer. The second polyimide layer has 25 to 50 wt % of a polyimide, 15 to 35 wt % of a polyimide particle matting agent, greater than 0 and less than 20 wt % of at least one submicron carbon black and 15 to 50 wt % of at least one submicron fumed metal oxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2014
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Inventors: THOMAS EDWARD CARNEY, Christopher Robert Becks, Jeffrey Michael Bartolin
  • Publication number: 20150361264
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to a light emitting diode assembly and a thermal control blanket. The light emitting diode assembly and the thermal control blanket have advantageous reflective and thermal properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2014
    Publication date: December 17, 2015
    Inventors: CHRISTOPHER DENNIS SIMONE, THOMAS EDWARD CARNEY
  • Publication number: 20150166833
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to multilayer film having has an L* color less than 30 and a 60 degree gloss value less than 10. The multilayer film has a first polyimide layer and a second polyimide layer. The second polyimide layer has 25 to 50 wt % of a polyimide, greater than 0 and less than 20 wt % of a silica matting agent, greater than 0 and less than 20 wt % of at least one submicron carbon black and 15 to 50 wt % of at least one submicron fumed metal oxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2014
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Inventors: THOMAS EDWARD CARNEY, JEFFREY MICHAEL BARTOLIN, CHRISTOPHER ROBERT BECKS
  • Publication number: 20150166832
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to multilayer film having has an L* color less than 30 and a 60 degree gloss value less than 10. The multilayer film has a first polyimide layer and a second polyimide layer. The second polyimide layer has 45 to 67 wt % of a polyimide, greater than 14 wt % of a silica matting agent or a mixture of silica matting agent and at least one additional matting agent, and at least one submicron carbon black, wherein the total amount of the submicron carbon black and the polyimide is less than 85 wt % and greater than 45 wt %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2014
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Inventors: THOMAS EDWARD CARNEY, JEFFREY MICHAEL BARTOLIN, CHRISTOPHER ROBERT BECKS
  • Patent number: 8969909
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to a light emitting diode assembly and a thermal control blanket. The light emitting diode assembly and the thermal control blanket have advantageous reflective and thermal properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: E I du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventors: Christopher Dennis Simone, Thomas Edward Carney