Intermediate Layer Is Discontinuous Or Differential Patents (Class 428/201)
  • Patent number: 10336035
    Abstract: The laminate according to the invention is a multiple layer structure and contains predominantly urethane-based polymeric materials in the cap and base layers thereof, with no significant amount of PVC. As such, under combustion conditions, the laminate releases substantially no harmful halogen-based bases, such as HCl or other toxic gases, and exhibits toxicity and smoke generation parameters well below acceptable industry standards.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: SCHNELLER LLC
    Inventors: Robert G. Pierson, Henry C. Ashton, Robert L. Gray, Gilles Le Du
  • Patent number: 10317796
    Abstract: A solder resist composition includes: a carboxyl group-containing resin; a photopolymerizable compound; a photopolymerization initiator containing a bisacylphosphine oxide-based photopolymerization initiator and an ?-hydroxy alkylphenone-based photopolymerization initiator; and a fluorescent dye. The bisacylphosphine oxide-based photopolymerization initiator contains bis-(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)-phenylphosphine oxide. The ?-hydroxy alkylphenone-based photopolymerization initiator contains 2-hydroxy-2-methyl-1-phenyl-propane-1-one. A mass ratio of the bis-(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)-phenylphosphine oxide to the 2-hydroxy-2-methyl-1-phenyl-propane-1-one is 2:1 to 1:10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: GOO CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Michiya Higuchi, Yoshio Sakai, Nobuhito Hamada, Tokuzan Miyake
  • Patent number: 10253130
    Abstract: The present application provides the block copolymers and their application. The present application may provide the block copolymers that have excellent self assembling and phase separation properties and therefore that can be effectively used in various applications. The present application may also provide applications of the block copolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jeong Kyu Lee, Yeon Joo Kang, Jung Keun Kim, Sung Joon Oh, Je Gwon Lee, Sung Soo Yoon
  • Patent number: 10253195
    Abstract: Methods of printing a three-dimensional object using co-reactive components are disclosed. Thermosetting compositions for three-dimensional printing are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
    Inventors: David R. Fenn, Kurt G. Olson, Reza M. Rock, Cynthia Kutchko, Susan F. Donaldson, Hao Sun
  • Patent number: 10253497
    Abstract: A board with preformed seals. In an exemplary embodiment, a sealing material is applied to at least one edge of a board to form a preformed seal on that edge. The board is configured such that when the board is attached to a frame adjacent to a another board, at least a portion of the sealing material applied to the edge of the board seals against at least a portion of an edge another board. In one exemplary embodiment, the boards are configured to seal against edges of substantially identical boards. A plurality of the sheathing boards may be installed on a building frame to form a sheathing system that provides a moisture and/or gas barrier between and interior and exterior of a building.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Owens Corning Intellectual Capital, LLC
    Inventors: Timothy Robert Clancy, John Frank Budinscak, Jr., Leandro John Burlingame
  • Patent number: 10196682
    Abstract: Disclosed are a sensor capable of detecting zinc oxide nanowires in water with high selectivity and sensitivity and a method for the detection of zinc oxide nanowires in water using the sensor. The sensor and method can provide powerful tools for analyzing the toxicity of zinc oxide nanowires to the environment and humans due to their ability to detect zinc oxide nanowires in water with high selectivity and sensitivity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: KOREA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND BUSINESS FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Sung Soo Na, Jinsung Park, June Seok You, Kyu Whan Jang
  • Patent number: 10087118
    Abstract: A reactive composite foil, including metallic fuel particles, oxidizer particles, and a diluent, which, when ignited, produces a self-propagating thermite reaction to produce a molten metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Timothy P. Weihs, Alex H. Kinsey, Kyle A. Slusarski, Karsten Woll, David Gibbins
  • Patent number: 10017941
    Abstract: A board with preformed seals. In an exemplary embodiment, a sealing material is applied to at least one edge of a board to form a preformed seal on that edge. The board is configured such that when the board is attached to a frame adjacent to a another board, at least a portion of the sealing material applied to the edge of the board seals against at least a portion of an edge another board. In one exemplary embodiment, the boards are configured to seal against edges of substantially identical boards. A plurality of the sheathing boards may be installed on a building frame to form a sheathing system that provides a moisture and/or gas barrier between and interior and exterior of a building.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: Owens Corning Intellectual Capital, LLC
    Inventors: Timothy Robert Clancy, John Frank Budinscak, Lee John Burlingame
  • Patent number: 9928757
    Abstract: A flexible laminate structure for making a package and methods for constructing such flexible laminate structures are described that provide a peelable portion integral to the laminate structure. An inner ink layer may be printed on the peelable portion that includes a promotional offer, such as in the form of a barcode, where the inner ink layer is not visible to a consumer without first peeling the peelable portion off the package due to the presence of one or more blocker ink layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC.
    Inventors: Scott William Huffer, Jonathan Edward Trollen
  • Patent number: 9919742
    Abstract: A vehicle body has an underbody structure and an auxiliary frame fastened thereto, which supports components of a wheel axis of the vehicle. The auxiliary frame is connected to the underbody structure without interposition of elastomer bearings or the like by use of several adhesive beads. The adhesive beads are configured not only with regard to a connection that meets mechanical requirements, but in particular with regard to the thickness the adhesive beads are also configured for acoustic insulation. The auxiliary frame is additionally supported on a securing structure provided below the auxiliary frame with the interposition of an acoustic insulation layer. The securing structure is connected to the underbody structure in a force-fit or material fit manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Ralph Eppelein
  • Patent number: 9865838
    Abstract: A display device includes: a TFT substrate; a counter substrate; a flat bonding member bonding the TFT substrate and the counter substrate at a display area and an additional function area; and a bent bonding member bonding the TFT substrate and the counter substrate at a peripheral area outside the display area and a peripheral area outside the additional function area, the bent bonding member including a bonding interface at which a shear stress occurs due to the bending of the TFT substrate and the counter substrate. The bent bonding member has a deformation allowance in a direction of the shear stress greater than that of the flat bonding member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Takayasu Suzuki
  • Patent number: 9857148
    Abstract: A composite article includes a plurality of fibers at least partially embedded within a matrix. The fibers may be adhered to the matrix at a level of adhesion. The adhesion level between the fibers and the matrix may be varied spatially within the composite article. For example, the adhesion level may vary along a length of one of the fibers. The adhesion level may also vary among the fibers of a given layer. Furthermore, the adhesion level may vary between the layers of the composite article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Mark S. Wilenski, Michael P. Kozar
  • Patent number: 9802384
    Abstract: Fire retardant laminates including a textile layer, a protective layer, and a fire retardant are provided. The protective layer includes a porous membrane and a coating layer. The porous membrane is positioned between the textile layer and the coating layer. The fire retardant includes one or more phosphonate esters of the general formula: where n=0 or 1, R1 and R2 are C1-C4 alkyl, R3 is H or C1-C4 alkyl, and R4 is a linear or branched alkyl. At least a portion of the phosphonate ester in the fire retardant laminate resides in the coating layer. The fire retardant laminates are suitable for use in protective garments that provide full flammability and burn protection, even after exposure to flammable materials such as petroleum, oils, and lubricants. A method of rendering the fire retardant laminate fire retardant is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
    Inventor: Joseph V. Kurian
  • Patent number: 9776382
    Abstract: A multi-layer surface covering includes at least a first and a second layer made of a polyvinyl chloride material, each of the two layers having a different density. One of the two layers includes a pigment such that the layer resembles teak. A surface of the colored layer is at least partly abraded to resemble a wood grain. The surface covering may additionally include grooves cut into the surface to resemble individual wood planks. The grooves additionally provide traction and drainage of liquid from the surface to an edge of the covering.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Inventors: Richard D. Bushey, Bret L. Bushey
  • Patent number: 9745701
    Abstract: Methods are generally disclosed for forming and using a casting paper. In one embodiment, the casting paper can be made by coating a first surface of a base sheet with a release coating such that the release coating covers the entire first surface of the base sheet. A printed release coating is then applied on a portion of the first release coating, and is dried or cured as needed to form the casting paper having a textured surface defined by elevated areas corresponding to the printed release coating and valley areas corresponding to exposed areas of the printed release coating. In another embodiment, the casting paper can be made by first printing a base sheet with a patterned, structured coating, then coating over the patterned, structured coating with a release coating such that the release coating covers at least the unprinted areas of the base sheet. The casting paper can be used to form a texturized surface in a substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: Neenah Paper, Inc.
    Inventors: Frank J. Kronzer, Stephen C. Lapin, Steven E. Rosenberg, John A. Pugliano
  • Patent number: 9724727
    Abstract: A method for printing ink on a substrate comprising the steps of coating a glass substrate with an adhesion promoter, depositing one or more layers of ink on the coated substrate, and laminating the imaged substrate. The substrate can be a glass substrate, and the adhesion promoter can include a silane material, powder coating, organophosphate primer suspended in isopropanol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Jeffrey John Domey, Matthew Wade Fenton, Govindarajan Natarajan, Paul John Shustack, Jian-Zhi Jay Zhang
  • Patent number: 9666838
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescent device and its manufacturing method, and a display device are provided. The manufacturing method of the organic electroluminescent device includes: forming a first electrode on a predetermined region of an insulating base; conducting a surface treatment to an upper surface of the first electrode and an upper surface of the insulating base which is not covered by the first electrode, so that the upper surface of the first electrode is lyophilic and the upper surface of the insulating base which is not covered by the first electrode is lyophobic; forming an electroluminescent layer on the first electrode; and forming a second electrode on the electroluminescent layer. In the organic electroluminescent device formed by the manufacturing method, the electroluminescent layer has a relatively uniform thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shinsuke Iguchi
  • Patent number: 9618657
    Abstract: An optical element has a base material having a surface and a plurality of structures which are arranged on the surface of the base material at a fine pitch equal to or shorter than the wavelength of visible light and which each includes a convex or concave portion. The elastic modulus of the material forming the structures is 1 MPa or more and 1200 MPa or less, and the surface on which the structures are formed are hydrophilic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoo Fukuda, Sung-kil Lee, Mitsuo Arima, Fumihiko Iida, Hiroyuki Kiso, Yu Nomura
  • Patent number: 9535198
    Abstract: A colored mirror includes a transparent substrate and a reflective layer, including a coloring layer between the substrate and the reflective layer, the coloring layer including a matrix and a colorant. Furthermore, a process for preparing a mirror including a transparent substrate and a reflective layer, a coloring layer between the substrate and the reflective layer, the coloring layer including a matrix and a colorant, includes the production of the coloring layer on the substrate then the deposition of the reflective layer on the coloring layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Regine Faure, Vincent Rachet
  • Patent number: 9449851
    Abstract: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus related to locally doping two-dimensional (2D) materials. In one aspect, an assembly including a substrate, a first insulator disposed on the substrate, a second insulator disposed on the first insulator, and a 2D material disposed on the second insulator is formed. A first voltage is applied between the 2D material and the substrate. With the first voltage applied between the 2D material and the substrate, a second voltage is applied between the 2D material and a probe positioned proximate the 2D material. The second voltage between the 2D material and the probe is removed. The first voltage between the 2D material and the substrate is removed. A portion of the 2D material proximate the probe when the second voltage was applied has a different electron density compared to a remainder of the 2D material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Dillon Wong, Jairo Velasco, Jr., Long Ju, Salman Kahn, Juwon Lee, Chad E. Germany, Alexander K. Zettl, Feng Wang, Michael F. Crommie
  • Patent number: 9428663
    Abstract: A sacrificial coating composition for an image transfer member in an aqueous ink imaging system. The sacrificial coating composition comprises a latex comprising polymer particles dispersed in a continuous liquid phase; at least one hygroscopic material; at least one surfactant; and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Guiqin Song, Gordon Sisler, Brynn Dooley, Qi Zhang, Suxia Yang, Valerie M. Farrugia
  • Patent number: 9342715
    Abstract: Methods of marking paper products and marked paper products are provided. Some methods include irradiating the paper product to alter the functionalization of the paper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: XYLECO, INC.
    Inventor: Marshall Medoff
  • Patent number: 9283728
    Abstract: A removal device for removal of labels, a label and a method for applying glue to a label are provided. The removal device comprises a reception face for receiving glue. The reception face comprises a first region in which at least a first portion is arranged at at least a second portion for ensuring a sufficient glue application for a face of a label, to which face glue is applied. The first and second portions are configured so that glue can adhere to the first portion considerably easier than to the second portion, and at least a second region in which a third portion is arranged at a fourth portion for information purposes as regards the face of the label, to which face glue is applied. The third and fourth portions are configured so that glue can adhere to the third portion considerably easier than to the fourth portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: Krones AG
    Inventor: Volker Kronseder
  • Patent number: 9243317
    Abstract: A electronic device housing includes a substrate, and the electronic device housing further includes a first color layer, a metallic coating, a second color layer, and a second metallic coating formed directly on the substrate in that order. The first color layer is disposed on the substrate and covering portions of the internal surface. The first metallic coating is formed on the first color layer and completely covers the first color layer. The second color layer is formed on the first metallic coating and directly covers the portions of the internal surface which is uncovered by the first color layer. The second color layer and the first color layer have different colors. The second color layer and the first color layer are transparent or translucent. A method for manufacturing the electronic device housing is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignees: SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., FIH (Hong Kong) Limited
    Inventors: Xu Liu, Li-Hong Na
  • Patent number: 9224986
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting display device includes a substrate; a passivation layer disposed on the substrate; at least one color filter disposed on the passivation layer; an overcoat layer covering the at least one color filter; a first electrode disposed on the passivation layer and surrounding the overcoat layer; a second electrode facing the first electrode; and an organic layer disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Doo-Hwan Kim, Il-Hwa Hong, Sang-Ha Park
  • Patent number: 9208924
    Abstract: An electrically conductive element, including an insulator and a first conductor, is provided, which can be affixed to a second conductor consisting of conductive structural element, wherein the insulator is positioned between the first and second conductors to electrically isolate them. A power supply may be connected between the first and second conductors to provide power thereto, and an electrical device may be connected across the first and second conductors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignee: T+ink, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel Boss, Scott Qualls, David McDonald, Terrance Z. Kaiserman, Keith J. Margolin, Michael Wassief, Liang Chai
  • Patent number: 9153613
    Abstract: The image sensor includes lens-type color filters having a uniform shape for a plurality of pixels. The image sensor includes a plurality of pixels formed in a substrate, a plurality of color filter housings formed over outer boundaries of the respective pixels, and a plurality of color filters filled in spaces defined by the respective color filter housings, wherein the clock filter housings surround edges of the respective color filters with a given curvature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: SK Hynix Inc.
    Inventor: Sang-Sik Kim
  • Patent number: 9065213
    Abstract: Electrical connector including a connector body having a pathway assembly extending between mating and mounting faces of the connector body. The pathway assembly includes a signal conductor having separate conductor segments and a dielectric body that holds the conductor segments of the signal conductor. The conductor segments have respective interior ends that are positioned adjacent to each other with a signal gap therebetween. The pathway assembly also includes a signal-control component that electrically joins the conductor segments and is configured to modify current flowing through the conductor segments. The dielectric body forms an open channel having at least one of the conductor segments disposed therein. The at least one conductor segment has an exposed surface that interfaces with an air gap in the connector body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: TYCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Myoungsoo Jeon
  • Patent number: 9062366
    Abstract: A multi-layered article includes a substrate; a resin pattern layer; and a thin film coating layer. The substrate, the resin pattern layer, and the thin film coating layer are sequentially layered on each other. A protective film or a first protective coating layer is layered on a surface of the thin film coating layer that faces away from the resin pattern layer. A second protective coating layer is interposed between the thin film coating layer and the protective film or the first protective coating layer. A primer coating layer is interposed between the resin pattern layer and the thin film coating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: Corning Precision Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin Soo An, Jung Hong Oh, Ho Woo Kim, Jongkyun Lee, Jae Hong Lee
  • Publication number: 20150147519
    Abstract: A weighted tarp for providing a waterproof covering that can remain in position without the need for cables, bungee cords, external weights, or other fasteners. The tarp includes a multi-layer sheet having a first and second layer of waterproof or water-resistant material. The first and second layers are coextensive and are preferably secured to one another via an adhesive. A plurality of weights is disposed between the first and second sheets. The weights are preferably flat disks and are arranged in a grid, such that the weights are spaced at fixed intervals. The weights help to maintain the tarp in a desired position without the need for additional fasteners, and the weights serve to evenly distribute the weight of the tarp. The tarp includes grommets on the perimeter or corners thereof, allowing the user to further secure the tarp using cables, if so desired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2014
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventor: Mark Siegel
  • Publication number: 20150147540
    Abstract: Graphite-based devices with a reduced characteristic dimension and methods for forming such devices are provided. One or more thin films are deposited onto a substrate and undesired portions of the deposited thin film or thin films are removed to produce processed elements with reduced characteristic dimensions. Graphene layers are generated on selected processed elements or exposed portions of the substrate after removal of the processed elements. Multiple sets of graphene layers can be generated, each with a different physical characteristic, thereby producing a graphite-based device with multiple functionalities in the same device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2014
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventor: Mark Alan Davis
  • Publication number: 20150144259
    Abstract: Methods and compositions for securing to and removing adhesive tapes from substrates, e.g., delicate substrates such as skin, are described. The methods include providing an adhesive tape comprising an adhesive layer and a support layer in contact with the adhesive layer. A first adhesion level between the adhesive layer and the support layer is, or can be controlled to be, less than a second adhesion level between the adhesive layer and the substrate. The methods further include applying the adhesive tape to the substrate by contacting the adhesive layer to the substrate while the support layer remains in contact with the adhesive layer; and removing the support layer from the substrate by separating the support layer from the adhesive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2013
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventors: Bryan Laulicht, Jeffrey M. Karp, Robert S. Langer
  • Publication number: 20150140291
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a device for protecting the glass substrate (10) of liquid crystal. The device comprises a double-sided tape (20) that has the top adhesive (24) and the bottom adhesive (25) on the top and the bottom of the film (21) respectively to be attached to the glass substrate (10) and a pattern member (30) that has a sputtered anti-fingerprint layer (33) on the top of the tempered glass plate (31) that is attached to the top of the double-sided tape (20) and mark patterns with or without the design layer (34) and the shielding layer (35) on the bottom. The present invention includes the double-sided tape (20) that uses optically clear adhesive(OCA) as the top adhesive (24) applied to the top of the film (21) and uses pressure sensitive adhesive(PSA) as the bottom adhesive (25) applied to the bottom of the film (21).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2013
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Applicant: WILLNICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Byung Hwan Kim
  • Patent number: 9034459
    Abstract: Solar control films containing a visible light-transmissive flexible support, a first nucleating oxide seed layer, a first metal layer, an organic spacing layer, a second nucleating oxide seed layer, a second metal layer and a polymeric protective layer. The thicknesses of the metal layers and spacing layer are such that the films are visible light-transmissive and infrared-reflective. The films have high visible light transmittance, high Reflected Energy and low Total Solar Heat Transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Peter D. Condo, Janet R. Kirkman, Clark I. Bright, Walter Stoss
  • Publication number: 20150132530
    Abstract: The embodiment of the present invention provides a touch screen, an electronic equipment and a method of preventing light leakage of a touch screen, wherein the touch screen comprises a substrate and a plurality of printing layers, the plurality of printing layers at least include a first printing layer adjacent to the substrate and a second printing layer adjacent to the first printing layer; the touch screen further includes an additional printing layer which covers at least an area of the second printing layer that is not covered by other printing layers of the plurality of printing layers, wherein color of the additional printing layer is the same with that of the first printing layer. The additional printing layer arranged in the touch screen and having the same color with the first printing layer can effectively prevent light leakage of the touch screen, and can avoid occurrence of color difference and enhance display effect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2014
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventor: Xiyong TIAN
  • Publication number: 20150132547
    Abstract: A grain-oriented electrical steel sheet, on which magnetic domain refining treatment by strain application has been performed, has an insulating coating with excellent insulation properties and corrosion resistance. The grain-oriented electrical steel sheet is obtained by irradiating a steel sheet with a high-energy beam to apply, to the steel sheet, linear strain extending in a direction that intersects a rolling direction of the steel sheet, and then re-forming an insulating coating on the steel sheet, in which in an irradiation mark region due to the high-energy beam, a ratio of an area containing defects on the insulating coating is 40% or less, a maximum width of the irradiation mark region in the rolling direction is 250 ?m or less, and a thickness of the insulating coating is 0.3 ?m or more and 2.0 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventors: Hirotaka Inoue, Shigehiro Takajo, Hiroi Yamaguchi, Seiji Okabe, Kazuhiro Hanazawa
  • Publication number: 20150132548
    Abstract: Graphite-based devices with a reduced characteristic dimension and methods for forming such devices are provided. One or more thin films are deposited onto a substrate and undesired portions of the deposited thin film or thin films are removed to produce processed elements with reduced characteristic dimensions. Graphene layers are generated on selected processed elements or exposed portions of the substrate after removal of the processed elements. Multiple sets of graphene layers can be generated, each with a different physical characteristic, thereby producing a graphite-based device with multiple functionalities in the same device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2014
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventor: Mark Alan Davis
  • Patent number: 9028950
    Abstract: A decorative film having a mirror effect is provided for use in decorative panels of various home appliances. The decorative film may include a printing layer, a first base material layer that is a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) film, a deposition layer formed by depositing a metal material or an oxide material, and a second base material layer that is a scattering prevention film. The printing layer, the first base material layer, the deposition layer and the second base material layer may be sequentially laminated. The deposition layer formed on a lower surface of the first base material layer and the second base material layer may be adhered by an adhesive. The decorative film may be attached to a rear side of a glass panel by a gluing agent so as to obtain a mirror effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Sangyong Lee, Kyungdo Kim, Hyungi Jung
  • Publication number: 20150123079
    Abstract: Provided are nanostructures and optical devices having the nanostructures. The nanostructure may include a carbon nanomaterial layer, a nanopattern formed on the carbon nanomaterial layer, and a metal layer formed on a surface of the nanopattern. The nanostructure may be formed in a ring shape, and the metal layer may include a plurality of metal layers formed of different metals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicants: UNIST ACADEMY-INDUSTRY RESEARCH CORPORATION, SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Unjeong KIM, Younggeun ROH, Jineun KIM, Soojin PARK, Yeonsang PARK, Chanwook BAIK, Seungmin YOO, Jaesoong LEE, Sangmo CHEON
  • Publication number: 20150125670
    Abstract: A laminated core stock sheet for use in a composite laminate assembly configured for being separated into plural individual cards is provided. The laminated core stock sheet includes a core substrate layer and an intermediate filmic layer coupled to the core substrate layer. The intermediate filmic layer includes plural conductive bodies spaced apart from each other that provide at least one of a security feature, a decorative feature, or other functional feature of the individual cards. The core substrate layer and the intermediate filmic layer are configured to be coupled with another laminated core stock sheet that may or may not include the intermediate filmic layer to form the composite laminate assembly configured for being separated into the individual cards.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Inventors: Daniel Mark Szumski, Matthew Robert Shields, William A. Herring
  • Publication number: 20150125671
    Abstract: A recording material includes applying a first ink including a first polymerized compound using an inkjet method, polymerizing the first polymerized compound using ultraviolet light irradiation to form a first layer, applying a second ink containing a second polymerized compound and metal powder on the area on which the first layer is formed using the inkjet method, and polymerizing the second polymerized compound using ultraviolet light irradiation to form a second layer. A discharged volume of the first ink in the area is 2.0 to 20.0 g/m2. A time from landing of the first ink droplets until ultraviolet light irradiation is 0.0010 to 1.0 second. A discharged volume of the second ink in the area is 80 to 200 volume % compared to the discharged volume of the first ink. A time from landing of the second ink droplets until ultraviolet light irradiation is 5.0 to 60.0 seconds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2014
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Inventors: Tomohiro OGAWA, Hiroshi TAKIGUCHI, Naoyuki TOYODA
  • Patent number: 9023443
    Abstract: A laminate film including a first core polylactic acid layer, a coating receiving-layer of polylactic acid, and coated on one side of the coating receiving-layer with PVOH, EVOH, a blend of crosslinked EVOH/PVOH, vinyl alcohol-vinylamine (PVAm) copolymer, anionic carboxylated styrene-butadiene copolymer (SBR) emulsion, or blends thereof. This coating may be applied after the machine-direction orientation step and dried and oriented in a transverse direction orientation oven if in-line coating is desired; or applied to the film in an off-line coating method and dried in an air flotation oven. The dried coating layer can be metallized. This laminate film exhibits excellent gas and moisture barrier properties, appearance, and metal adhesion. It may also optionally include a heat sealable or winding improving layer on the side opposite the coating receiving-layer of the core layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Toray Plastics (America), Inc.
    Inventors: Tracy A. Paolilli, John J. Fitch
  • Publication number: 20150118454
    Abstract: The present invention provides: a coating composition comprising a UV curable resin containing an acryloyl functional group, an isocyanate-based compound, an antioxidant, and a solvent, wherein the UV curable resin is prepared by copolymerization of an acrylate monomer containing an epoxy functional group and a silicone macromonomer and then performing addition reaction of an acrylic acid monomer; and a preparation method thereof. The present invention provides a transfer sheet comprising: a base film; and a coating layer formed on one surface of the base film, wherein the coating layer comprises a coating composition comprising a UV curable resin containing an acryloyl functional group, an isocyanate-based compound, an antioxidant, and a solvent, and the UV curable resin containing an acryloyl functional group is prepared by copolymerization of an acrylate monomer containing an epoxy functional group and a silicone macromonomer and then performing addition reaction of an acrylic acid monomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2012
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Dong Joo Kwon, Won-Kook Kim
  • Publication number: 20150118447
    Abstract: A component assembly manufacturing method includes positioning a first component to a jig, applying an adhesive to at least one of an adhesion surface of the first component and an adhesion surface of a second component, positioning the second component to the first component by a magnetic force that acts between the second component and the jig, in a state in which the adhesive in an uncured state is arranged between the adhesion surface of the first component and the adhesion surface of the second component, and fixing the first component and the second component by the adhesive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Hideyuki Fujikawa, Naoki ISHIKAWA, Yutaka NODA
  • Publication number: 20150118455
    Abstract: There is provided an intermediate base material film including: a transparent base material; a transparent layer having a refractive index of from 1.47 to 1.57 and a film thickness of 1 ?m or more; a high-refractive-index layer having a refractive index of from 1.62 to 1.72 and a film thickness of from 20 nm to 80 nm; and a low-refractive-index layer having a refractive index of from 1.44 to 1.54 and a film thickness from of 3 nm to 45 nm, wherein when the intermediate base material film is irradiated with light to determine a* and b* values in a L*a*b* color system from reflected light toward each regular reflection direction, a variation of the a* values is 1.0 or less, and a variation of the b* values is 1.6 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Koujirou OOKAWA, Takashi KURODA
  • Publication number: 20150118456
    Abstract: An object with a coating comprising: a) covalent bonds formed by reaction of a thiol group and a carbon-carbon double bond, b) covalent bonds formed by reaction of a thiol group and epoxide group, c) covalent bonds formed by a reaction of a carbon-carbon double bond and an epoxide group, said coating comprising a first primer coating and a second coating, said coating comprising covalent bonds between said first and second coatings, said first primer coating comprising covalent cross links between compounds, in the first coating the fraction (r3=ta/tc) of unreacted thiol groups (ta) to thiol groups which have reacted to form a covalent bond (tc) does not exceed 0.11, wherein the half height peak width of tan delta does not exceed 30° C. Advantages of the dual cure composition is that excellent strength is obtained and that the second curing is slow compared to the first initial curing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Carl Fredrik CARLBORG, Tommy HARALDSSON
  • Patent number: 9017802
    Abstract: The present disclosure is drawn to a method for improving the durability of an ink printed on a substrate. In an aspect, the method comprises: (a) providing a substrate having an ink printed thereon; (b) applying an organosilane to the ink to form a coating over the ink, wherein the organosilane is of the formula X—SiR1R2R3, wherein R1, R2 and R3 are all hydrolysable groups, and X comprises an a nucleophilic nitrogen-containing group which is covalently bonded to Si in X—SiR1R2R3 via a non-hydrolysable linker group; and (c) curing the organosilane. The present disclosure further describes a substrate having an ink printed thereon, wherein the ink has a coating thereon formed by applying an organosilane to the ink and curing the organosilane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Indigo B.V.
    Inventors: Hannoch Ron, Inna Tzomik, Shani Maor
  • Publication number: 20150110998
    Abstract: An insulating glass-ceramic substrate for synthesizing graphene includes discrete, crystalline, nanophase metallic regions capable of catalyzing graphene growth. The nanophase regions may be formed by thermal treatment of a glass-ceramic substrate containing the corresponding metal oxide. Single layer and double layer graphene are prepared on the modified glass-ceramic substrate in a vacuum chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process from hydrocarbon precursors. The graphene-coated glass-ceramic substrate is electrically conductive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2013
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Applicant: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Nicholas Francis Borrelli, Curtis Robert Fekety, Xinyuan Liu, Zhen Song
  • Patent number: 9012017
    Abstract: A barrier layer-attached substrate according to the present invention is the barrier layer-attached substrate for a display component comprising: a barrier layer-attached substrate in which the barrier layers are formed on the substrate; a plurality of display elements formed on the barrier layer of the barrier layer-attached substrate; and an upper multilayer sealing film formed on the display elements so as to cover the display elements. And the barrier layer-attached substrate is characterized in that a plurality of the barrier layers are formed on the substrate into a divided pattern. With the use of the barrier layer-attached substrate of the present invention, a long-life display component of the present invention can be manufactured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventor: Shinichi Morishima
  • Publication number: 20150103514
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a novel and inventive presentation form of a digital image, prepared by advancement in three-dimensional additive printing manufacture technique, e.g., stereolithographic or Polyjet printing. In particular, the present invention provides three-dimensional presentation forms with dynamic tonal definition derived from two dimensional images, as well as the methods of producing such images using a three-dimensional additive printing manufacture technique enhanced with image dependent advanced contrast technology.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Inventor: Dave White