Electrically Conductive Or Emissive Compositions Patents (Class 252/500)
  • Patent number: 10731931
    Abstract: A highly oriented humic acid film, comprising multiple humic acid (HA) or chemically functionalized humic acid (CHA) sheets that are chemically bonded or merged and are substantially parallel to one another, wherein the film has a thickness from 5 nm to 500 ?m, a physical density no less than 1.3 g/cm3, hexagonal carbon planes with an inter-planar spacing d002 of 0.4 nm to 1.3 nm as determined by X-ray diffraction, and a non-carbon element content or oxygen content lower than 5% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Global Graphene Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Aruna Zhamu, Bor Jang
  • Patent number: 10734129
    Abstract: This disclosure is related to low-haze transparent conductors, ink compositions and method for making the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Cambrios Film Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Jelena Sepa, Frank Wallace
  • Patent number: 10727410
    Abstract: A surface modifier for a transparent oxide electrode contains a reactive silyl compound represented by General Formula (1): Rf—X-A-SiR13-n(OR2)n??(1) in which, Rf is an aryl group having 10 or fewer carbon atoms that may have an alkyl substituent having 1 to 5 carbon atoms, wherein at least one hydrogen atom is replaced with a fluorine atom, X represents a divalent group selected from —O—, —NH—, —C(?O)O—, —C(?O)NH—, —OC(?O)NH—, —NHC(?O)NH—, or a single bond, A represents a straight chain, branched chain or cyclic aliphatic divalent hydrocarbon group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, an aromatic divalent hydrocarbon group, or a single bond, a surface-modified transparent oxide electrode formed by coating with the surface modifier. A method for producing a surface-modified transparent oxide electrode is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ayumu Kiyomori, Yusuke Itoh
  • Patent number: 10724136
    Abstract: Methods of making a single-walled carbon nanotube thin film, and the thin film which can be located on a substrate, and can have a resistance of less than 7500 ohm/square, and a transparency to 550 nm light of greater than 85%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tereza Paronyan, Avetik Harutyunyan, Gugang Chen, Elena Mora Pigos
  • Patent number: 10726976
    Abstract: Semiconductive shield layers for power cable constructions are made from a composition that has: (A) A nonpolar, ethylene-based polymer having a density of greater than (>) 0.90 glee and a melt index of >20 g/10 min at 190° C./2.16 Kg; (B) A polar polymer consisting of ethylene and an unsaturated alkyl ester having 4 to 20 carbon atoms; (C) Acetylene carbon black; and (D) A curing agent; with the provisos that (1) the composition has a phase separated structure, and (2) the weight ratio of nonpolar polymer to polar polymer is from 0.25 to 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Xiaomei Song, Hongyu Chen, Yabin Sun, Youjun Wu, Wei Li, Xiaoxiong Miao
  • Patent number: 10727419
    Abstract: An organic light emitting display device is disclosed. The organic light emitting display device comprises an anode; an organic layer on the anode; and a cathode on the organic layer, wherein the organic layer comprises a compound including a carbazole compound having hole characteristics and a material having electron characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: JungKeun Kim, DoHan Kim, Hyoseok Kim, Hyeseung Kang, Min Yun, SeungHee Yoon
  • Patent number: 10720638
    Abstract: The present invention provides a carbon-silicon composite material suitable (e.g., high capacity; small irreversible capacity; long cycle life) to be used as a negative electrode material for battery. The carbon-silicon composite material comprises a carbon black and a silicon particle, wherein the carbon black and the silicon particle are bound via a resin thermolysis product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Tee One Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Takahiro Kitano
  • Patent number: 10717889
    Abstract: A conductor composition ink of the invention includes: (A) a fluorine-containing compound to form a self-assembled monomolecular film; (B) metal particles; and (C) a solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hirofumi Kondo
  • Patent number: 10714692
    Abstract: The present specification relates to an organic light emitting diode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: LG Chem, LTD.
    Inventors: Jungoh Huh, Dong Hoon Lee
  • Patent number: 10714742
    Abstract: Provided are a cathode active material including lithium transition metal phosphate particles, including a first secondary particle formed by agglomeration of two or more first primary particles, and a second secondary particle formed by agglomeration of two or more second primary particles in the first secondary particle, and a method of preparing the same. Since the cathode active material may include first and second primary particles having different average particle diameters, the exfoliation of the cathode active material from a cathode collector may be minimized and performance characteristics, such as high output characteristics and an increase in available capacity, of a secondary battery may be further improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ji Hye Kim, Wang Mo Jung, Sang Seung Oh, Byung Chun Park, Sung Bin Park
  • Patent number: 10707518
    Abstract: A method of producing a sulfide solid electrolyte material includes: forming an intermediate having crosslinking sulfur but no Li2S, by vitrifying, in a first vitrification process, a starting material composition obtained by mixing Li2S and a sulfide of a group 14 or group 15 element such that a proportion of Li2S with respect to the sum total of the Li2S and the sulfide of a group 14 or group 15 element is smaller than a proportion of Li2S required for the sulfide solid electrolyte material to obtain an ortho composition; and eliminating the crosslinking sulfur by vitrifying, in a second vitrification process, an intermediate-containing composition resulting from mixing a bond cleaving compound, which cleaves a bond of the crosslinking sulfur, with the intermediate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takamasa Ohtomo, Koji Kawamoto, Shigenori Hama, Yuki Kato
  • Patent number: 10700287
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a nitrogen-containing heterocyclic compound having a general formula (I) and an organic photoelectric apparatus thereof. The general formula (I) is wherein A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, A9, and A10 are independently selected from a hydrogen atom, at least one compound having the general formula (II) and at least one compound having a general formula (III), wherein Y1, Y2, and Y3 are independently selected from C and N; and R3 and R4 are independently selected from C6-30 aromatic group and C2-30 heterocyclic aromatic group, wherein X is selected from oxyl group, sulfenyl group, substituted or non-substituted imino group, substituted or non-substituted methylene group, and substituted or non-substituted silicylene group, and R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, R10, R11, and R12 are independently selected from hydrogen, deuterium, C1-30 alkyl group, C6-30 aromatic group, and C2-30 heterocyclic aromatic group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignees: Shanghai Tianma AM-OLED Co., Ltd., Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hongyang Ren, Xiangcheng Wang, Wei He
  • Patent number: 10693223
    Abstract: A tri-band multiwall radome includes a dense polymeric strike plate that is configured on the outside of the radome, a capture layer and a tuning layer. The polymeric strike plate is a tough polymer, such as a polycarbonate and breaks a bullet into fragments that are more easily captured by the capture layer. The capture layer includes a number of fabric sheets of highly oriented fibers, such as polyethylene fibers, and a binder. The tuning layer may be a low density foam that is configured inside of the capture layer and provided to reduce reflective losses and improve ballistic performance. A tri-band radome cover may have a dB loss over a wavelength of 8 to 40 kHz of no more than 1 dB. A tri-band radome cover may be formed in a dome shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: ATC Materials Inc.
    Inventor: Mark Hawthorne
  • Patent number: 10693076
    Abstract: A condensed-cyclic compound and an organic light-emitting device including the same are provided. The condensed-cyclic compound is represented by Formula 1: wherein, in Formulae 1, 2A, and 2B, ring A1 is selected from a benzene group, a naphthalene group, a pyridine group, a pyrimidine group, a pyrazine group, a quinoline group, an isoquinoline group, a quinoxaline group, a quinazoline group, and a cinnoline group; ring A2 is selected from a pyridine group, a pyrimidine group, a pyrazine group, a quinoline group, an isoquinoline group, a quinoxaline group, a quinazoline group, and a cinnoline group; and ring A3 is selected from groups represented by Formula 2A and groups represented by Formula 2B. Further details about the compounds are presented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jinsoo Hwang, Myeongsuk Kim, Sungwook Kim
  • Patent number: 10676550
    Abstract: Novel copolymers having a density (D) in the range 0.895-0.910 g/cm3, a melt index MI2 (2.16 kg, 190° C.) in the range of 0.01-6 g/10 min, a Compositional Distribution Branch Index (CDBI) in the range 55-85%, and a sealing initiation temperature (SIT) and density (D) satisfying the relationship SIT?(A×D)?B wherein A is 800° C.×cm3/g and B is 650° C., wherein the SIT (° C.) is determined on a 70 ?m film at 0.5N/15 mm and D Is in units of g/cm3 are disclosed. The copolymers may be suitably prepared by use of metallocene catalyst systems and may be used in film applications, in particular as sealing layers for packaging applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: INEOS EUROPE AG
    Inventors: Serge Desportes, Imen Ghouila, Claudine Lalanne-Magne, Eric Osmont
  • Patent number: 10680181
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescence device comprising: a cathode, an anode, and at least one organic layer disposed between the cathode and the anode, wherein at least one layer of the at least one organic layer comprises a compound represented by the following formulas (1-1) and (1-3) or a compound represented by the following formulas (1-2) and (1-3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryota Takahashi, Hidetsugu Ikeda, Keita Seda, Yuki Nakano
  • Patent number: 10680245
    Abstract: Provided is an active material composite powder with which resistance can be reduced, and a method for manufacturing the active material composite powder. The active material composite powder includes an active material and lithium niobate attached onto the surface of the active material, and its BET specific surface area S [m2/g] is 0.93<S<1.44, and the method for manufacturing an active material composite powder includes a spraying and drying step of spraying a solution including lithium and a peroxo complex of niobium onto the active material and at the same time drying the solution, and a heating treatment step of carrying out a heating treatment after the spraying and drying step, wherein the temperature of the heating treatment is higher than 123° C. and lower than 350° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, DOWA HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takayuki Uchiyama, Nariaki Miki, Yoshiaki Aiki, Koji Tanoue
  • Patent number: 10669646
    Abstract: Provided are nickel manganese composite hydroxide particles having a small and uniform particle size and having a double structure which enables to obtain a cathode active material having a hollow structure, and a manufacturing method thereof. When obtaining the nickel manganese composite hydroxide by a reaction crystallization, using an aqueous solution for nucleation, which includes at least a metallic compound that contains nickel, a metallic compound that contains manganese and an ammonium ion donor and controlling the pH value that is measured at a standard solution temperature of 25° C. is 10.5 to 12.0, nucleation is performed in an oxidizing atmosphere in which the oxygen concentration is greater than 1% by volume, and then nuclei are grown by switching the atmosphere from the oxidizing atmosphere to a mixed atmosphere of oxygen and inert gas in which the oxygen concentration is 1% by volume or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO METAL MINING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Toya, Kensaku Mori, Shin Imaizumi, Kenji Ikeuchi, Toshiyuki Osako
  • Patent number: 10658595
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode includes: a first electrode; a second electrode facing the first electrode; a light emission layer between the first electrode and the second electrode; an electron injection layer between the second electrode and the light emission layer; and a buffer layer between the electron injection layer and the second electrode, where the electron injection layer includes a dipolar material and a first metal, and the buffer layer includes a metal having a work function of 4.0 eV or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seok Gyu Yoon, Dong Chan Kim, Eung Do Kim, Bo Ra Jung, Kyu Hwan Hwang, Sung Chul Kim, Won-Jong Kim, Young-Woo Song, Jong Hyuk Lee
  • Patent number: 10658598
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound having a general formula selected from the group consisting of formula 1a and 1b, wherein K represents an aromatic or heteroaromatic group in which at least one hydrogen atom may be substituted by a functional groups selected from the group consisting of a sulfonic acid group, a sulfuric acid group, an ammonium group and an aliphatic group; X is selected from the group consisting of a C—C-bond, O, S, SO2 and NR?, wherein R? represents a hydrogen or an aliphatic or aromatic group; A represents a fluorinated or perfluorinated aromatic group; n represents an integer in the range from 2 to 6; m represents an integer in the range from 1 to 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: HERAEUS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH & CO. KG.
    Inventors: Wilfried Lövenich, Nina Kausch-Busies, Sergei A. Ponomarenko, Andreas Elschner, Yuriy N. Kononevich, Alexey S. Tereshchenko
  • Patent number: 10658621
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an OLED panel and a manufacturing method thereof and OLED display. The OLED panel includes a reflecting wall located between two adjacent light-emitting regions and within a pixel defining layer. Therefore, the present disclosure can improve light emission rate, reduce power consumption and prolong service life of device, and eliminate mixing phenomenon caused by mixing different color light emitted from adjacent light-emitting regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Semiconductor Display Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Sheng Liu
  • Patent number: 10656519
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a resist stripper for stripping resist from a substrate with a metallic line and/or a metal oxide film, which has excellent stripping properties and shows reduced reattachment of stripped resist, and which is also excellent in antifoaming properties. The resist stripper contains: (A) an amine; (B) an organic solvent; and (C) 5.0 wt % or less of a sulfonic or carboxylic acid having a weight average molecular weight of 5,000 to 1,000,000 or a salt thereof, and the resist stripper is free of (D) water, or contains (D) 60 wt % or less of water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Nagase ChemteX Corporation
    Inventor: Yoshihiro Mukai
  • Patent number: 10647858
    Abstract: A conductive polymer dispersion of this disclosure includes: a conductive composite containing a ?-conjugated conductive polymer and a polyanion; an isocyanurate-based compound; and a dispersion medium for dispersing the conductive composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Sou Matsubayashi
  • Patent number: 10648965
    Abstract: Molecular sensing system including: a sensing device (5) comprising at least one support layer (10), and an active layer (6) mounted on said support layer and having at least one nano-pore (12) configured for translocation of a molecular analyte (18) therethrough; an electrically conducting liquid (4) in contact with the active layer in a region around said nano-pore; and a signal processing circuit (7) comprising an ionic current circuit (8) configured to generate and measure an ionic current (Ii) in the electrically conducting liquid influenced by the translocation of the molecular analyte through the nano-pore. The molecular sensing device of the invention allows for single-nucleotide discrimination and detection of the specific sequence within ssDNA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
    Inventors: Jiandong Feng, Ke Liu, Aleksandra Radenovic
  • Patent number: 10647892
    Abstract: Provided is an adhesive that can provide quick bonding between thermoplastic resins and excellent bond strength, a structure having adhesion provided by the adhesive, and an adhesion method using the adhesive. The adhesive bonds a first member (11) containing a thermoplastic resin or a carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic resin and a second member (12) containing the thermoplastic resin or the carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic resin. The adhesive includes a thermoplastic resin as a main component containing a metal nano material that absorbs electromagnetic waves and generates heat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignees: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD., AKITA UNIVERSITY, TSUCHIYA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Takayanagi, Naomoto Ishikawa, Hideki Horizono, Nobuyuki Kamihara, Mikio Muraoka, Hiroaki Hayashi, Osamu Yoshida, Kotaro Tsuji
  • Patent number: 10640658
    Abstract: The present invention relates to dielectric coatings and articles having high, but precisely defined specific surface resistances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Reinhold Rueger, Matthias Kuntz
  • Patent number: 10637098
    Abstract: A polymer electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery includes a polymer represented by Formula 1 below, wherein a and b are each independently an integer from 1 to 5, and n is an integer from 1 to 1,000. A lithium secondary battery includes the polymer electrolyte.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignees: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd., Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University
    Inventors: Duck Hyun Kim, Hee Eun Yoo, Tae Ri Kwon, Tae Hyun Bae, Si Young Cha, Min Ju Lee, Il Kyoung Kwon, Woo Cheol Shin, Dong Won Kim, Yun Chae Jung
  • Patent number: 10637060
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a negative electrode for a rechargeable lithium battery including a negative active material and a binder, wherein the binder includes carboxylmethyl cellulose and a styrene-butadiene rubber, and the carboxylmethyl cellulose has a weight average molecular weight of about 300,000 g/mol to about 500,000 g/mol, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Woon-Suk Jang, Jeung-Gi Moon, Yu-Hyun Kim, Young-San Ko
  • Patent number: 10629916
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of manufacturing a bipolar plate for a redox flow battery. The method includes (a) mixing epoxy, a curing agent, and a conductive filler to manufacture a mixture, and (b) manufacturing the bipolar plate including a conductive filler composite manufactured by compression-molding the mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: KOREA INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Ho Sung Kim, Min Young Kim, Byeong Su Kang, Sun Woo Yang, Hee Sook Noh
  • Patent number: 10629911
    Abstract: Provided is an active material composite powder with which resistance can be reduced, and a method for manufacturing the active material composite powder. The active material composite powder includes an active material and lithium niobate attached onto the surface of the active material, and its BET specific surface area S [m2/g] is 0.93<S<1.44, and the method for manufacturing an active material composite powder includes a spraying and drying step of spraying a solution including lithium and a peroxo complex of niobium onto the active material and at the same time drying the solution, and a heating treatment step of carrying out a heating treatment after the spraying and drying step, wherein the temperature of the heating treatment is higher than 123° C. and lower than 350° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, DOWA HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takayuki Uchiyama, Nariaki Miki, Yoshiaki Aiki, Koji Tanoue
  • Patent number: 10622113
    Abstract: A radiation shielding sheet of the present invention includes a fiber and a granular radiation shielding material, in which the fiber and the radiation shielding material are integrally formed into the shape of a sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignees: TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD., TOMOEGAWA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaru Hayakawa, Minoru Tsuchida
  • Patent number: 10611648
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are water purifying networks. The networks efficiently absorb water and convert solar irradiation to heat, thereby evaporating absorbed water, which can be collected as purified water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Board of Regents, The University of Texas Systems
    Inventors: Guihua Yu, Fei Zhao, Xingyi Zhou
  • Patent number: 10608148
    Abstract: A stabilized fluoride phosphor for light emitting diode (LED) applications includes a particle comprising manganese-activated potassium fluorosilicate and an inorganic coating on each of the particles. The inorganic coating comprises a silicate. A method of making a stabilized fluoride phosphor comprises forming a reaction mixture that includes particles comprising a manganese-activated potassium fluorosilicate; a reactive silicate precursor; a catalyst; a solvent; and water in an amount no greater than about 10 vol. %. The reaction mixture is agitated to suspend the particles therein. As the reactive silicate precursor undergoes hydrolysis and condensation in the reaction mixture, an inorganic coating comprising a silicate is formed on the particles. Thus, a stabilized fluoride phosphor is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Cree, Inc.
    Inventors: Ryan Gresback, Kenneth Lotito, Linjia Mu
  • Patent number: 10608188
    Abstract: An OLED incorporating a first emitting compound in its emissive layer is disclosed. The first emitting compound has the formula G1-Z, Formula I, where G1 is an electron acceptor group; and Z is an electron donor group, where Z has the formula: Formula II; wherein each of R1 and R2 independently represents no substitution to the maximum allowable substitution; wherein R1 and R2 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, deuterium, halide, alkyl, cycloalkyl, heteroalkyl, arylalkyl, alkoxy, aryloxy, amino, silyl, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl, heteroalkenyl, alkynyl, aryl, heteroaryl, acyl, carbonyl, carboxylic acids, ester, nitrile, isonitrile, sulfanyl, sulfinyl, sulfonyl, phosphino, and combinations thereof; and wherein two or more of R1 and R2 substitutions are optionally joined or fused into a ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chun Lin, Zhiqiang Ji
  • Patent number: 10600714
    Abstract: According to various aspects, exemplary embodiments are disclosed of thermal interface materials, electronic devices, and methods for establishing thermal joints between heat spreaders or lids and heat sources. In exemplary embodiments, a method of establishing a thermal joint for conducting heat between a heat spreader and a heat source of an electronic device generally includes positioning a thermal interface material (TIM1) between the heat spreader and the heat source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Laird Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason L. Strader, Richard F. Hill
  • Patent number: 10597389
    Abstract: A humic acid-bonded metal foil current collector in a battery or supercapacitor, comprising: (a) a thin metal foil having two opposed but parallel primary surfaces; and (b) a thin film of humic acid (HA) or a mixture of HA and graphene, having hexagonal carbon planes, wherein HA or both HA and graphene are chemically bonded to at least one of the two primary surfaces; wherein the thin film has a thickness from 10 nm to 10 ?m, an oxygen content from 0.01% to 10% by weight, an inter-planar spacing of 0.335 to 0.50 nm between hexagonal carbon planes, a physical density from 1.3 to 2.2 g/cm3, all hexagonal carbon planes being oriented substantially parallel to each other and parallel to the primary surfaces, exhibiting a thermal conductivity greater than 500 W/mK, and/or electrical conductivity greater than 1,500 S/cm when measured alone without the metal foil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Global Graphene Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Aruna Zhamu, Bor Z. Jang
  • Patent number: 10600964
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a composition comprising a regioregular oligothiophene, a regioregular poly[2,5-bis(3-alkylthiophen-2-yl)thieno(3,2-b)thiophene] and/or a benzothiophene; where the regioregular oligothiophene, the regioregular poly[2,5-bis(3-alkylthiophen-2-yl)thieno(3,2-b)thiophene] and the benzothiophene each have a number average molecular weight of less than or equal to 475 grams per mole; where the composition is melted and then annealed at a temperature between a melting point and a glass transition temperature of the composition; the composition having a charge mobility that is greater than a comparative composition that is either not annealed or annealed at the same temperature between the melting point and the glass transition temperature but without being subjected to prior melting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignees: ROHM AND HAAS ELECTRONIC MATERIALS LLC, DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC, THE PENN STATE RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Elissei Iagodkine, George L. Athens, Enrique Daniel Gomez, Kiarash Vakhshouri
  • Patent number: 10590234
    Abstract: Objects of the present invention are to provide an organic semiconductor element having excellent coating manufacturing process suitability, excellent carrier mobility, excellent heat resistance, and excellent flexibility of a semiconductor active layer and to provide an organic semiconductor composition that can form an organic semiconductor having excellent coating manufacturing process suitability, excellent carrier mobility, excellent heat resistance and excellent flexibility, an organic semiconductor film in which the composition is used, and a method of manufacturing an organic semiconductor element. The organic semiconductor element according to the present invention includes a compound represented by Formula 1 in a semiconductor active layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuki Hirai, Kensuke Masui
  • Patent number: 10590287
    Abstract: Provided is a charge-transporting varnish which comprises an amide compound containing fluorine atoms and represented by formula (1) and a charge-transporting substance. [In the formula, Ar1 represents a group represented by any of formulae (1-1) to (1-9) and Ar2 and Ar3 each represent a given fluorinated aryl or aralkyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: NISSAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Taichi Nakazawa, Toshiyuki Endo, Yuki Takayama
  • Patent number: 10584208
    Abstract: A flow reactor system and methods having tubing useful as polymerization chamber. The flow reactor has at least one inlet and at least one mixing chamber, and an outlet. The method includes providing two phases, an aqueous phase and a non-aqueous phase and forming an emulsion for introduction into the flow reactor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Patrick John Kinlen, Andrew M. Zweig
  • Patent number: 10587008
    Abstract: The present invention provides a lithium ion secondary battery having excellent high temperature cycle characteristics. The present invention relates to an electrolyte solution containing a non-aqueous electrolyte solvent containing two or more open chain sulfone compounds represented by a specific formula and one or more carbonate ester compounds represented by a specific formula; and to a secondary battery comprising these.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Makiko Takahashi, Takehiro Noguchi
  • Patent number: 10581078
    Abstract: Provided is an active material composite powder with which resistance can be reduced, and a method for manufacturing the active material composite powder. The active material composite powder includes an active material and lithium niobate attached onto the surface of the active material, and its BET specific surface area S [m2/g] is 0.93<S<1.44, and the method for manufacturing an active material composite powder includes a spraying and drying step of spraying a solution including lithium and a peroxo complex of niobium onto the active material and at the same time drying the solution, and a heating treatment step of carrying out a heating treatment after the spraying and drying step, wherein the temperature of the heating treatment is higher than 123° C. and lower than 350° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, DOWA HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takayuki Uchiyama, Nariaki Miki, Yoshiaki Aiki, Koji Tanoue
  • Patent number: 10573425
    Abstract: This electrically conductive paste contains a solvent, a binder resin that does not contain unsaturated bonds within the molecules, and silver-coated resin particles as an electrically conductive filler dispersed in the binder resin. The silver-coated resin particles include resin core particles comprising silicone rubber particles, and a silver coating layer covering the surface of the resin core particles. Furthermore, the average grain diameter of the silver-coated resin particles is 0.5-20 ?m, and the silver-coated resin particles are contained at 30-75 vol. % with respect to 100 vol. % of the solids content of the electrically conductive paste.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroto Akaike, Kazuhiko Yamasaki
  • Patent number: 10563510
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for preventing damage to one or more components of the gas turbine engine during a repair procedure. The method includes locating one or more gaps of one or more components of the gas turbine engine in the vicinity of the defect. Further, the method includes filling the one or more gaps with a filler material so as to prevent arcing over the gaps during repair. Thus, the method also includes applying an electrical discharge to the defect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Herbert Chidsey Roberts, David Scott Diwinsky, Brian David Church, Michael Todd Stowe
  • Patent number: 10564232
    Abstract: An object is to provide a method for enhancing a nuclear spin polarization. Triplet DNP where a pentacene derivative represented by the following formula (A) is used as a polarizing agent enables an effective enhancement in nuclear spin polarization to be achieved. In formula (A), each R independently represents a hydrogen atom (—H), a deuterium atom (-D), or a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms which optionally includes at least one atom selected from the group consisting of an oxygen atom, a sulfur atom and a silicon atom, provided that at least one R represents a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms which optionally includes at least one atom selected from the group consisting of an oxygen atom, a sulfur atom and a silicon atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignees: Riken, Osaka University
    Inventors: Kenichiro Tateishi, Tomohiro Uesaka, Makoto Negoro, Masahiro Kitagawa
  • Patent number: 10566617
    Abstract: Disclosed is a microbattery having a substrate with a surface that includes an array of posts extending from the surface of the substrate to form a first electrode. An selectively-cured electrolyte forms a conformal coating over the surface of the substrate and the array of posts to provide a coated electrode. A second electrode substantially encases the coated electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Janet Hur, Leland Smith, Bruce S. Dunn, Chang-Jin Kim
  • Patent number: 10562775
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for producing a carbon nanotube sheet that is excellent in light transmittance and conductivity, and the carbon nanotube sheet. The method includes firstly modifying of modifying a free-standing unmodified carbon nanotube sheet in which a plurality of carbon nanotubes are aligned in a predetermined direction. The firstly modifying includes performing a densification process of bringing the unmodified carbon nanotube sheet into contact with either one of or both of vapor and liquid particles of a liquid substance to produce a modified carbon nanotube sheet that contains the carbon nanotubes which are mainly aligned in a predetermined direction, and that includes a high density portion where the carbon nanotubes are assembled together and a low density portion where density of the carbon nanotubes is relatively lower than density in the high density portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignees: Lintec Corporation, Lintec of America, Inc., Kinki University
    Inventors: Raquel Ovalle, Senku Tanaka, Kanzan Inoue
  • Patent number: 10566537
    Abstract: A nanotube-graphene hybrid film and method for forming a cleaned nanotube-graphene hybrid film. The nanotube-graphene hybrid film includes a substrate; nanotube film deposited over the substrate to produce a layer of nanotube film; and graphene deposited over the layer of nanotube film to produce a nanotube-graphene hybrid film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignees: International Business Machines Corporation, Egypt Nanotechnology Center
    Inventors: Ageeth A. Bol, Bhupesh Chandra, Amal Kasry, Ahmed Maarouf, Glenn J. Martyna, George S. Tulevski
  • Patent number: 10566304
    Abstract: Provided is a joined body including: a first member; a second member; and a sintered metal layer that joins the first member and the second member. The sintered metal layer includes a structure that is derived from flake-shaped copper particles which are oriented in approximately parallel to an interface between the first member or the second member, and the sintered metal layer, and the amount of copper contained in the sintered metal layer is 65% by volume or greater on the basis of a volume of the sintered metal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hideo Nakako, Kazuhiko Kurafuchi, Yoshinori Ejiri, Dai Ishikawa, Chie Sugama, Yuki Kawana
  • Patent number: 10566145
    Abstract: A TiO2-graphene-silver hybrid nanocomposite and a method of preparing the TiO2-graphene-silver hybrid nanocomposite is disclosed. The TiO2-graphene-silver hybrid nanocomposite at an average particle size ranging from 12-15 nanometers and having a surface area of 140.5 m2/g includes titanium oxide, graphene oxide and silver, the silver ranging from about 2 weight % to 10 weight %. The method of preparation includes introducing sol gel to a microwave irradiation to prepare an irradiated sample of TiO2-graphene oxide sample, wherein the sol gel includes TiO2 containing gel along with graphene containing sol, followed by adding AgNO3 solution to the TiO2-graphene oxide sample for preparing a TiO2-graphene-silver hybrid suspension. The TiO2-graphene-silver hybrid suspension undergoes microwave irradiation to prepare dried TiO2-graphene-silver hybrid composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: KING ABDULAZIZ CITY FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY—KACST
    Inventors: Edreese Hosni Alsharaeh, Abdelrahman Ibrahim Soliman, Khalid Mustafa Abu-Salah, Sulaiman Mohammed Alfadul