Patents by Inventor Walter J. Sherwood

Walter J. Sherwood 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: 10597794
    Abstract: Organosilicon chemistry, polymer derived ceramic materials, and methods. Such materials and methods for making polysilocarb (SiOC) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) materials having 3-nines, 4-nines, 6-nines and greater purity. Processes and articles utilizing such high purity SiOC and SiC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Pallidus, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Land, Ashish P. Diwanji, Andrew R. Hopkins, Walter J. Sherwood, Douglas M. Dukes, Glenn Sandgren, Brian L. Benac
  • Patent number: 10590256
    Abstract: Ceramic black materials for use as, or in, colorants, inks, pigments, dyes, additives and formulations utilizing these black materials. Black ceramics having silicon, oxygen and carbon, and methods of making these ceramics; formulations utilizing these black ceramics; and devices, structures and apparatus that have or utilize these formulations. Plastics, paints, inks, coatings, formulations, liquids and adhesives containing ceramic black materials, preferably polymer derived black ceramic materials, and in particular polysilocarb polymer derived ceramic materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Melior Innovations, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew R. Hopkins, Ashish P. Diwanji, Michael J. Mueller, Douglas M. Dukes, Walter J. Sherwood, Michael Molnar, Mark S. Land, Brian L. Benac
  • Publication number: 20200010373
    Abstract: Organosilicon chemistry, polymer derived ceramic materials, and methods. Such materials and methods for making polysilocarb (SiOC) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) materials having 3-nines, 4-nines, 6-nines and greater purity. Processes and articles utilizing such high purity SiOC and SiC.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: Pallidus, Inc.
    Inventors: Glenn Sandgren, Ashish P. Diwanji, Andrew R. Hopkins, Walter J. Sherwood, Douglas M. Dukes, Mark S. Land, Brian L. Benac
  • Publication number: 20190352464
    Abstract: Polysilocarb formulations, cured and pyrolized materials, was well as articles and use for this material. In particular pyrolized polysilocarb ceramic materials and articles contain these materials where, the ceramic has from about 30 weight % to about 60 weight % silicon, from about 5 weight % to about 40 weight % oxygen, and from about 3 weight % to about 35 weight % carbon, and wherein 20 weight % to 80 weight % of the carbon is silicon-bound-carbon and 80 weight % to about 20 weight % of the carbon is free carbon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: Melior Innovations, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew R. Hopkins, Mark S. Land, Walter J. Sherwood, Tim C. Moeller, Bruce A. Bricco, Douglas M. Dukes, Brian L. Benac, Michael J. Mueller
  • Patent number: 10322974
    Abstract: Organosilicon chemistry, polymer derived ceramic materials, and methods. Such materials and methods for making polysilocarb (SiOC) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) materials having 3-nines, 4-nines, 6-nines and greater purity. Processes and articles utilizing such high purity SiOC and SiC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Pallidus, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Land, Ashish P. Diwanji, Andrew R. Hopkins, Walter J. Sherwood, Douglas M. Dukes, Glenn Sandgren, Brian L. Benac
  • Patent number: 10322936
    Abstract: Organosilicon chemistry, polymer derived ceramic materials, and methods. Such materials and methods for making polysilocarb (SiOC) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) materials having 3-nines, 4-nines, 6-nines and greater purity. Processes and articles utilizing such high purity SiOC and SiC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Pallidus, Inc.
    Inventors: Douglas M. Dukes, Ashish P. Diwanji, Andrew R. Hopkins, Walter J. Sherwood, Glenn Sandgren, Mark S. Land, Brian L. Benac
  • Patent number: 10167366
    Abstract: Polysilocarb formulations, cured and pyrolized materials, was well as articles and use for this material. In particular pyrolized polysilocarb ceramic materials and articles contain these materials where, the ceramic has from about 30 weight % to about 60 weight % silicon, from about 5 weight % to about 40 weight % oxygen, and from about 3 weight % to about 35 weight % carbon, and wherein 20 weight % to 80 weight % of the carbon is silicon-bound-carbon and 80 weight % to about 20 weight % of the carbon is free carbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Melior Innovations, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew R. Hopkins, Mark S. Land, Walter J. Sherwood, Tim C. Moeller, Bruce A. Bricco, Douglas M. Dukes, Brian L. Benac, Michael J. Mueller
  • Publication number: 20180201546
    Abstract: Organosilicon chemistry, polymer derived ceramic materials, and methods. Such materials and methods for making polysilocarb (SiOC) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) materials having 3-nines, 4-nines, 6-nines and greater purity. Processes and articles utilizing such high purity SiOC and SiC.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Applicant: Pallidus, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Land, Ashish P. Diwanji, Andrew R. Hopkins, Walter J. Sherwood, Douglas M. Dukes, Glenn Sandgren, Brian L. Benac
  • Patent number: 9919972
    Abstract: Organosilicon chemistry, polymer derived ceramic materials, and methods. Such materials and methods for making polysilocarb (SiOC) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) materials having 3-nines, 4-nines, 6-nines and greater purity. Processes and articles utilizing such high purity SiOC and SiC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: Melior Innovations, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Land, Ashish P. Diwanji, Andrew R. Hopkins, Walter J. Sherwood, Douglas M. Dukes, Glenn Sandgren, Brian L. Benac
  • Publication number: 20180066379
    Abstract: Organosilicon chemistry, polymer derived ceramic materials, and methods. Such materials and methods for making polysilocarb (SiOC) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) materials having 3-nines, 4-nines, 6-nines and greater purity. Processes and articles utilizing such high purity SiOC and SiC.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Applicant: MELIOR INNOVATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Mark S. Land, Ashish P. Diwanji, Andrew R. Hopkins, Walter J. Sherwood, Douglas M. Dukes, Glenn Sandgren, Brian L. Benac
  • Publication number: 20170253720
    Abstract: Ceramic black materials for use as, or in, colorants, inks, pigments, dyes, additives and formulations utilizing these black materials. Black ceramics having silicon, oxygen and carbon, and methods of making these ceramics; formulations utilizing these black ceramics; and devices, structures and apparatus that have or utilize these formulations. Plastics, paints, inks, coatings, formulations, liquids and adhesives containing ceramic black materials, preferably polymer derived black ceramic materials, and in particular polysilocarb polymer derived ceramic materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Applicant: Melior Innovations, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew R. Hopkins, Ashish P. Diwanji, Michael J. Mueller, Douglas M. Dukes, Walter J. Sherwood, Michael Molnar, Mark S. Land, Brian L. Benac
  • Publication number: 20170183514
    Abstract: Ceramic black materials for use as, or in, colorants, inks, pigments, dyes, additives and formulations utilizing these black materials. Black ceramics having silicon, oxygen and carbon, and methods of making these ceramics; formulations utilizing these black ceramics; and devices, structures and apparatus that have or utilize these formulations. Plastics, paints, inks, coatings, formulations, liquids and adhesives containing ceramic black materials, preferably polymer derived black ceramic materials, and in particular polysilocarb polymer derived ceramic materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2016
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Applicant: Melior Innovations, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian L. Benac, Douglas M. Dukes, Ashish P. Diwanji, Michael J. Mueller, Michael Molnar, Walter J. Sherwood, Adrew R. Hopkins, Mark S. Land
  • Patent number: 9657409
    Abstract: Organosilicon chemistry, polymer derived ceramic materials, and methods. Such materials and methods for making polysilocarb (SiOC) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) materials having 3-nines, 4-nines, 6-nines and greater purity. Processes and articles utilizing such high purity SiOC and SiC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: Melior Innovations, Inc.
    Inventors: Glen Sandgren, Ashish P. Diwanji, Andrew R. Hopkins, Walter J. Sherwood, Douglas M. Dukes, Mark S. Land, Brian L. Benac
  • Patent number: 9499677
    Abstract: Ceramic black materials for use as, or in, colorants, inks, pigments, dyes, additives and formulations utilizing these black materials. Black ceramics having silicon, oxygen and carbon, and methods of making these ceramics; formulations utilizing these black ceramics; and devices, structures and apparatus that have or utilize these formulations. Plastics, paints, inks, coatings, formulations, liquids and adhesives containing ceramic black materials, preferably polymer derived black ceramic materials, and in particular polysilocarb polymer derived ceramic materials. The particular polysilocarb ceramics materials found in the claimed coatings and materials contain a specific amount of C, Si and O, as well as a specific amount of free and Si bonded carbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: Melior Innovations, Inc.
    Inventors: Douglas M. Dukes, Ashish P. Diwanji, Michael J. Mueller, Michael Molnar, Walter J. Sherwood, Andrew R. Hopkins, Mark S. Land, Brian L. Benac
  • Patent number: 9481781
    Abstract: Ceramic black materials for use as, or in, colorants, inks, pigments, dyes, additives and formulations utilizing these black materials. Black ceramics having silicon, oxygen and carbon, and methods of making these ceramics; formulations utilizing these black ceramics; and devices, structures and apparatus that have or utilize these formulations. Plastics, paints, inks, coatings, formulations, liquids and adhesives containing ceramic black materials, preferably polymer derived black ceramic materials, and in particular polysilocarb polymer derived ceramic materials. The instant materials are particles which are pyrolyzed and are defined by having a specific Si, C and O content and having carbon which is both free and silicon bound. The particles are prepared by specific processes, as defined herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: MELIOR INNOVATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Michael Molnar, Ashish P. Diwanji, Michael J. Mueller, Douglas M. Dukes, Walter J. Sherwood, Andrew R. Hopkins, Mark S. Land, Brian L. Benac
  • Publication number: 20160280607
    Abstract: Methods for forming small volumetric shapes of polymer derived ceramic materials, including liquid-liquid forming methods, tower forming methods, and methods using high intensity electromagnetic radiation to cure the liquid to a cured preform material. Systems and apparatus for forming small volumetric shapes of polymer derived ceramic materials, cured materials and pyrolized materials, including liquid-liquid forming methods, tower forming methods, and methods using high intensity electromagnetic radiation to cure thin films of liquid polymer derived ceramic materials. Polysilocarb polymer derived ceramic precursor formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Applicant: Melior Innovations, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark S. Land, Ashish Diwanji, Walter J. Sherwood, Andrew Hopkins, Glenn Sandgren, Michael J. Mueller, Yi Tan, Charles C. Rinzler, Douglas Dukes
  • Publication number: 20160207781
    Abstract: Organosilicon chemistry, polymer derived ceramic materials, and methods. Such materials and methods for making polysilocarb (SiOC) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) materials having 3-nines, 4-nines, 6-nines and greater purity. Processes and articles utilizing such high purity SiOC and SiC.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Publication date: July 21, 2016
    Applicant: MELIOR INNOVATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Douglas M. Dukes, Ashish P. Diwanji, Andrew R. Hopkins, Walter J. Sherwood, Glenn Sandgren, Mark S. Land, Brian L. Benac
  • Publication number: 20160207783
    Abstract: Organosilicon chemistry, polymer derived ceramic materials, and methods. Such materials and methods for making polysilocarb (SiOC) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) materials having 3-nines, 4-nines, 6-nines and greater purity. Processes and articles utilizing such high purity SiOC and SiC.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Publication date: July 21, 2016
    Applicant: MELIOR INNOVATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Andrew R. Hopkins, Ashish P. Diwanji, Walter J. Sherwood, Douglas M. Dukes, Glenn Sandgren, Mark S. Land, Brian L. Benac
  • Publication number: 20160208412
    Abstract: Organosilicon chemistry, polymer derived ceramic materials, and methods. Such materials and methods for making polysilocarb (SiOC) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) materials having 3-nines, 4-nines, 6-nines and greater purity. Processes and articles utilizing such high purity SiOC and SiC.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Publication date: July 21, 2016
    Applicant: MELIOR INNOVATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Glenn Sandgren, Ashish P. Diwanji, Andrew R. Hopkins, Walter J. Sherwood, Douglas M. Dukes, Mark S. Land, Brian L. Benac
  • Publication number: 20160207836
    Abstract: Organosilicon chemistry, polymer derived ceramic materials, and methods. Such materials and methods for making polysilocarb (SiOC) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) materials having 3-nines, 4-nines, 6-nines and greater purity. Processes and articles utilizing such high purity SiOC and SiC.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Publication date: July 21, 2016
    Applicant: MELIOR INNOVATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Mark S. Land, Ashish P. Diwanji, Andrew R. Hopkins, Walter J. Sherwood, Douglas M. Dukes, Glenn Sandgren, Brian L. Benac