Including A Second Component Containing Structurally Defined Particles Patents (Class 428/323)
  • Patent number: 11027398
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a grinding material which has a superior grinding rate and planarizing accuracy, with the grinding rate being less likely to be reduced over a relatively long period of time. The present invention is directed to a grinding material including a base, a grinding layer overlaid on a front face side of the base and including grinding grains and a binder for the grinding grains, and an adhesion layer overlaid on a back face side of the base, in which the grinding grains are diamond grinding grains, a wear quantity of the grinding layer as determined by a Taber abrasion test is no less than 0.03 g and no greater than 0.18 g, and, an Asker D hardness measured from a front face side of the grinding layer is no less than 80° and no greater than 98°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: BANDO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuo Saito, Kenji Shimoyama, Tomoki Iwanaga, Toshikazu Taura
  • Patent number: 11015069
    Abstract: A surface treatment formulation configured to inhibit scaling or climbing of a surface is provided. The surface treatment formulation may include a base binding material configured to adhere to the surface and a filler material embedded in the base binding material. The filler material may include a dry lubricant having a layered lamellar structure or low inter filler interaction. Furthermore, the surface treatment formulation may be configured to be activated in order to expose the filler material thereby causing formation of a slippery surface to inhibit the scaling or climbing of the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: The Johns Hopkins University
    Inventors: Zhiyong Xia, Adam J. Maisano, Lance M. Baird, Adam W. Freeman, Sara E. Kubik, Dawnielle Farrar-Gaines
  • Patent number: 11014729
    Abstract: Multi-layer web and mechanical scoring process for forming lidding film for push through blister packages. The web is configured to resist the tensile forces encountered during manufacturing processes, including slitting, rewinding and heat sealing processes. A simplified web conversion process for creating mechanically scored lidding film for blister packages is provided at reduced investment and operational costs compared to prior art systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Tekni-Plex, Inc.
    Inventors: Robin Van Landeghem, Philip Bourgeois
  • Patent number: 11015024
    Abstract: Composition of comprising nano metal oxide/hydroxide particles and a polyorganosiloxane having increased refractive index, processes to cure these compositions for making transparent coats, shaped articles by an extrusion or molding process having a refractive index above the refractive index of the polyorganosiloxane. Use of the cured polyorganosiloxane compositions as optical devices, coats, lenses or light guides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: MOMENTIVE PERFORMANCE MATERIALS INC.
    Inventors: Thorsten Felder, Monika Friedrichs, Gunnar Hoffmüller, Abirami Srikanth, Douglas Dukes, Sumi Dinkar, Roland Wagner, Karl Heinz Stachulla
  • Patent number: 11001089
    Abstract: To provide a laminate whereby, when a printed layer is formed by an inkjet printing system, the adhesion of the printed layer can be easily maintained and it is possible to obtain a printed matter having excellent durability; a printed matter using said laminate; and a method for producing the printed matter. The laminate comprises a film-shaped substrate 1 containing a first fluorinated polymer and a coating layer 3 present in contact directly with one side or each side of the substrate 1, wherein the coating layer 3 is a coating layer containing a second fluorinated polymer different from the first fluorinated polymer, the visible light transmittance of the substrate is 0% or more than 0%, and when it is more than 0%, the visible light transmittance difference expressed by the following formula (1), of the laminate, is at most 40%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Aruga
  • Patent number: 11004582
    Abstract: A magnetic powder is obtained by removing a dispersion medium from a magnetic fluid that includes magnetic particles, a dispersant and the dispersion medium. A magnetic powder composition includes the magnetic powder and a resin material, and a magnetic powder composition molded body is obtained therefrom. A method of producing a magnetic powder includes removing a dispersion medium from a magnetic fluid containing magnetic particles, a dispersant and the dispersion medium, and powdering a solid component obtained by removing the dispersion medium. A method of producing a magnetic powder composition and a method of producing a magnetic powder composition molded product are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: SOMAR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirohisa Ishizaki, Akira Ochiai
  • Patent number: 10988631
    Abstract: A gas barrier film includes on one surface of a transparent base material, a gas barrier layer having, combination of an inorganic layer and a base organic layer, and an overcoat layer including an organic compound and provided on a surface of the inorganic layer, which is most distant from the base material; and on a surface of the base material opposite to the surface on being provided the gas barrier layer, a hardcoat layer in which particles are dispersed in an organic compound, in which a diameter of the particles is smaller than a thickness of the overcoat layer, a pencil hardness of the hardcoat layer is equal to or higher than a pencil hardness of the overcoat layer, the pencil hardness of the overcoat layer is HB to 3H, and a difference of the pencil hardness between the overcoat layer and the hardcoat layer is within 2 grades.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Eijiro Iwase
  • Patent number: 10993019
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display apparatus. The display apparatus comprises a display; and a speaker wherein the speaker comprises a driver configured to output sound based on an input sound signal; an enclosure surrounding a rear side of the driver; and an air adsorption member comprising graphene provided in the enclosure. Based on the above, low-range reproduction capability of the speaker of the display apparatus may be improved and the degree of freedom in designing the speaker may be increased.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignees: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., INCHEON NATIONAL UNIVERSITY RESEARCH & BUSINESS FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Sungjoo Kim, Hoseon Ahn, Jongbae Kim, Namkeun Kim, Jihoon Kim, Dongkyu Park, Suntaek Lim
  • Patent number: 10989402
    Abstract: Disclosed is a fluorescent glue for an LED lighting bar, and an LED bulb lamp, the fluorescent glue comprises a phosphor, a heat radiation material having a refractive index larger than 1.4 and a heat emissivity larger than 0.8, and a colloid, the heat radiation material accounts for 0.5% to 10% by weight of the fluorescent glue, the phosphor accounts for 25% to 45% by weight of the fluorescent glue, and the colloid accounts for 45% to 74.5% by weight of the fluorescent glue. The fluorescent glue combined with the heat radiation material can directly convert heat generated by an LED chip and the fluorescent glue into infrared waves that are radiated into the surrounding environment, without additionally providing a heat dissipating device or spraying a heat dissipating coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: SHENZHEN FENGGONG CULTURE COMMUNICATION CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Siding He
  • Patent number: 10988414
    Abstract: A method for creating multifunctional cementitious composites that provide load-bearing and self-sensing properties. The method involves dispersing conductive nanomaterials (e.g., multi-walled carbon nanotubes) into a polymer (e.g., latex) material from which a thin film is created and deposited (e.g., sprayed) onto aggregates, which after drying, can be incorporated with cementitious materials and desired liquids and cast, along with sufficient number of electrodes, into a form for curing. After curing, the resultant structure can be electrically tested through the electrodes, for structural characteristics, including determination of damage severity and location using back-calculation utilizing electrical resistance tomography (ERT), or electrical impedance tomography (EIT), to generate a spatial resistivity map (distribution).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: Kenneth Loh, Jesus Gonzalez
  • Patent number: 10968348
    Abstract: Novel thermoplastic polyhydroxyether-based compositions for use as a laser-releasable composition for temporary bonding and laser debonding processes are provided. The inventive compositions can be debonded using various UV lasers, leaving behind little to no debris. The layers formed from these compositions possess good thermal stabilities and are soluble in commonly-used organic solvents (e.g., cyclopentanone). The compositions can also be used as build-up layers for RDL formation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Brewer Science, Inc.
    Inventors: Xiao Liu, Qi Wu, Rama Puligadda, Dongshun Bai, Baron Huang
  • Patent number: 10962434
    Abstract: A sensor device including: a sensor portion; a casing portion housing the sensor portion; a first adhesive that is provided between the casing portion and the sensor portion; and a second adhesive that is provided between the first adhesive and the sensor portion and has an interface between the first adhesive and the second adhesive is provided. A manufacturing method that is a manufacturing method of the sensor device, the manufacturing method including: providing the first adhesive that is cured or semi-cured, and the second adhesive that is not cured on the first adhesive; mounting the sensor portion on the upper surface of the second adhesive; and curing the second adhesive is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroki Ikesho
  • Patent number: 10960597
    Abstract: A biaxially oriented thermoplastic resin film has at least one surface of which has protrusions each having a height of 1 nm or more and less than 2 nm at a density of 1×107 to 1×109 protrusions per mm2. The thermoplastic resin film is capable of suppressing generation of coarse protrusions and contaminants, and defects in a processing process while having slipperiness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Takuji Higashioji, Shinya Kawahara, Yukari Nakamori, Tadamasa Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10954634
    Abstract: A ply-bonding agent or adhesive composition characterized by a viscosity and a surface tension for the manufacture of paper tissue and paper towel, includes: (a) water; (b) nanofibrillated cellulose; and (c) one or more modifiers effective to modify either or both of (i) the viscosity of the composition or (ii) the surface tension of the composition, wherein the one or more additional modifiers are selected from the group consisting of components (iii), (iv), (v), (vi), (vii) or (viii), wherein: (iii) is PVOH and a viscosity modifier; (iv) is a viscosity modifier; (v) is a viscosity modifier and a surface tension modifier other than PVOH; (vi) is a water-soluble cellulose derivative; (vii) is a water soluble polyol; and (viii) is a surface tension modifier other than PVOH. The compositions are particularly useful for ply-bonding multi-ply absorbent sheet when the plies are treated with debonder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: GPCP IP Holdings LLC
    Inventors: Zhiying Yu, Siddharth S. Vaijapurkar, Daniel W. Sumnicht
  • Patent number: 10927257
    Abstract: The present invention relates to elastomeric polymer fiber reinforced asphalt cement concrete for use in a variety of applications. In particular, the reinforcement fibers are effective to reduce or preclude voids and/or cracks formed in the asphalt upon placement and to render a self-healing property to the placed asphalt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: FORTA, LLC
    Inventors: Scott T. Nazar, Jeffrey B. Lovett, Martin Doody, Christopher P. Lovett
  • Patent number: 10914879
    Abstract: A polarizing plate and a liquid crystal display device are provided which can prevent abrasion since the roughness and coefficient of friction of an outer base material of a polarizing plate are designed depending on the surface hardness of the outer base material by conducting studies and tests that are conducted into factors causing abrasion between the polarizing plate and an optical sheet and taking the results into account. Therefore, the problem of abrasion between the polarizing plate and the optical sheet associated with slim-profile liquid-crystal display devices can be solved, thereby achieving a slim design without cost increase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoonjung Eo, Sumin Lee, Hyunseung Kim
  • Patent number: 10912862
    Abstract: The technology described herein is directed to compositions comprising at least a first porous biomaterial layer and a second impermeable biomaterial layer and methods relating thereto. In some embodiments, the compositions and methods described herein relate to wound healing, e.g. repair of wounds and/or tissue defects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignees: Children's Medical Center Corporation, Tufts University
    Inventors: Joshua R. Mauney, Carlos R. Estrada, David L. Kaplan, Eun Seok Gil
  • Patent number: 10894880
    Abstract: A rubber composition contains: at least one rubber component selected from the group consisting of an ethylene propylene diene rubber, a chloroprene rubber, a nitrile rubber, and an acrylic rubber; 1.5 to 30 parts by mass of a fluorene-modified cellulose nanofiber per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component; and 30 to 120 parts by mass of a carbon-based filler per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component. A method of producing a rubber composition comprises: kneading a dispersion of a fluorene-modified cellulose nanofiber in a process oil and a rubber component to prepare a kneaded material; and mixing a vulcanizing agent into the kneaded material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignees: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD., OSAKA GAS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuta Arakawa, Yasuhiro Yamaguchi, Hidekazu Kurimoto, Masahiro Yamada, Hiroki Sakamoto
  • Patent number: 10895450
    Abstract: A system is provided for gathering information and data on the surface characteristics of an object includes a projector, a table, a first camera and a second camera. The projector is suspended above the table and arranged to project a random pattern of optical indicators onto the table. The optical indicators can be dots, lines, or other such indicators. The table is arranged to hold the object to be inspected. The first camera is positioned above and to one side of the table and angled toward the table. The second camera is positioned above and to opposite side of the table and angled toward the table. The first and second cameras are arranged to capture images of the optical indicators projected onto the object. The system is further arranged to gather information and data from the captured images and determine the surface characteristics of the object from said gathered information and data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Inventors: Kam Chiu Lau, Guangkun Li
  • Patent number: 10896692
    Abstract: The magnetic tape has a magnetic layer containing ferromagnetic powder and binder on one surface of a nonmagnetic support and has a backcoat layer containing nonmagnetic powder and binder on the other surface thereof, wherein the thickness of the backcoat layer is less than or equal to 0.20 ?m, and the contact angle for 1-bromonaphthalene that is measured on the surface of the backcoat layer falls within a range of 10.0° to 30.0°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takuto Kurokawa, Norihito Kasada, Masahito Oyanagi
  • Patent number: 10889947
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally relates to non-conformable thermoplastic pavement marking tapes comprising a backing and an adhesive layer adjacent to the backing. In some embodiments, the backing includes an ionic copolymer. In other embodiments, the non-conformable backing has an inelastic deformation of less than 10% at 25° C. In some embodiments, the pavement marking tape is heat-moldable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Inventors: Gregg A. Patnode, James P. Endle, Eugene H. Carlson, Matthew D. Wilding, Stephen L. Lieder
  • Patent number: 10890868
    Abstract: A fixing member includes: a substrate layer including a resin; a first metal layer that is provided on an outer circumferential surface of the substrate layer and includes Cu; a second metal layer that is provided on an outer circumferential surface of the first metal layer so as to be in contact with the first metal layer and includes Ni, and has crystal orientation indexes of from 1.0 to 1.8 for a (111) plane, from 0.5 to 1.3 for a (200) plane, and from 1.0 to 1.6 for a (311) plane; and an elastic layer that is provided on an outer circumferential surface of the second metal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomotake Inagaki, Hideaki Ohara, Tomoko Suzuki, Yusuke Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10882972
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a cured polymer resin using functionalized graphene oxide, includes mixing functionalized graphene oxide with a resin precursor and an optional solvent to produce a functionalized graphene solution wherein the particles contain functional groups nearly identical to, or identical to, a polymer precursor material, adding a curing initiator to the resin solution and mixing to produce a resin solution, depositing the formulation into a desired shape, and curing the formulation to form a polymer having functionalized graphene oxide groups in a base polymer material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Junhua Wei, Gabriel Iftime, David Mathew Johnson, Jessica Louis Baker Rivest
  • Patent number: 10850496
    Abstract: Provided is a simple, fast, scalable, and environmentally benign method of producing a graphene-reinforced inorganic matrix composite directly from a graphitic material, the method comprising: (a) mixing multiple particles of a graphitic material and multiple particles of an inorganic solid carrier material to form a mixture in an impacting chamber of an energy impacting apparatus; (b) operating the energy impacting apparatus with a frequency and an intensity for a length of time sufficient for peeling off graphene sheets from the graphitic material and transferring the graphene sheets to surfaces of solid inorganic carrier material particles to produce graphene coated or graphene-embedded inorganic particles inside the impacting chamber; and (c) forming graphene-coated or graphene-embedded inorganic particles into the graphene-reinforced inorganic matrix composite. Also provided is a mass of the graphene-coated or graphene-embedded inorganic particles produced by this method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Global Graphene Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Aruna Zhamu, Bor Z Jang
  • Patent number: 10844469
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a member according to one embodiment of the present disclosure is a method for manufacturing a member having a substrate and a sprayed coating formed on a surface of the substrate. The method includes: supplying an oil into a recessed portion of the sprayed coating, a kinematic viscosity of the oil at 40° C. being more than or equal to 3 mm2/s and less than or equal to 43 mm2/s; and dry-cutting, using a cutting tool, a surface of the sprayed coating with the recessed portion supplied with the oil. A supplied amount of the oil is more than or equal to 0.1 weight % and less than or equal to 2.7 weight % with respect to an apparent weight of the sprayed coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp.
    Inventors: Kazushi Takahama, Satoru Kukino
  • Patent number: 10843923
    Abstract: The physical and chemical properties of surfaces can be controlled by bonding nanoparticles, microspheres, or nanotextures to the surface via inorganic precursors. Surfaces can acquire a variety of desirable properties such as antireflection, antifogging, antifrosting, UV blocking, and IR absorption, while maintaining transparency to visible light. Micro or nanomaterials can also be used as etching masks to texture a surface and control its physical and chemical properties via its micro or nanotexture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: NANOCLEAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Harold Frank Greer, Ryan Morrow Briggs
  • Patent number: 10822951
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method comprising mixing a carrier liquid with particles and/or with a particle precursor to form a suspension or solution respectively; where the particles comprise a metal oxide; and where the particle precursor comprises a metal salt; injecting the suspension or solution through a plasma flame; and depositing the particles and/or the particle precursor onto a substrate to form an first abradable coating; where the first abradable coating comprises a plurality of cracks or voids that are substantially perpendicular to the substrate surface, where the substrate is a hub surface of a gas turbine engine or where the substrate is a cantilever stator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: RAYTHEON TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Brian T. Hazel, Kevin W. Schlichting, Michael J. Maloney
  • Patent number: 10823691
    Abstract: A sensor, a composite material and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The sensor includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and a sensing material layer. The first electrode and the second electrode are separated from each other. The sensing material layer is located between the first electrode and the second electrode and covers the first electrode and the second electrode. The sensing material layer includes the composite material including a conductive polymer and a metal oxide. The conductive polymer has a hydrophilic end. The metal oxide is connected to the hydrophilic end of the conductive polymer. The metal oxide includes a metal oxide precursor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Winbond Electronics Corp.
    Inventors: Ming-Chih Tsai, Yu-Hsuan Ho
  • Patent number: 10814588
    Abstract: Multilayer film (BOPP) structure containing at least: A) a skin (outer) layer substantially consisting of a crystalline low seal Initiation temperature propylene copolymer; B) a tie layer substantially consisting of a butene-1 copolymer having flexural modulus (MEF) of 75 MPa or less; C) a core layer substantially consisting of one or more polypropylene homopolymers designed for BOPP.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Michele Grazzi, Roberta Marchini, Giampaolo Pellegatti, Stefano Spataro
  • Patent number: 10808092
    Abstract: A method of imparting heat sealability includes applying a laser beam to a region on a surface of a film while scanning the region with the laser beam such that heat sealability is imparted to the region. The film is a single layer of a biaxially oriented polyester or a laminate having a biaxially oriented polyester layer on one or more surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyuki Sasaki, Shunsuke Yajima
  • Patent number: 10801477
    Abstract: A conductive thin film is composed of a polymer gel including carbon nanotubes, an ionic liquid, and a polymer. At least one selected from the group consisting of fat and oil and a water repellent is included in the polymer gel or in a surface of the polymer gel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Takushi Sugino, Kinji Asaka, Isao Takahashi, Tomomasa Takatsuka
  • Patent number: 10801754
    Abstract: The invention relates to a product for heating comprising at least one heating unit (2), which comprises a base material layer with an emission reducing structure on top of said an energy converting structure, combined together to form a selective absorber layer on at least one of the sides of the base material layer, at least one insulation layer (4, 5, 6, 7) of transparent flexible material located on the heating unit (2), which heating unit and the at least one insulation layer on the heating unit (2) of the product (1) are attached to each other air-tightly on the sides such that between at least some of the layers at least one closed air pocket (10, 11) is formed, characterized in that the content to be heated by the product is located below to the base material of the heating unit of the product (1), that temperature of the content of the product (1) will be 90° C.-160° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: UNIQAN OY
    Inventors: Nina Borger, Alle Borger
  • Patent number: 10787559
    Abstract: Composite particles comprising core particles completely or partially coated with a precipitated polymer, where the d50 median diameter of the core particles is from 3 to 100 ?m and wherein the glass core particle material is at least one selected from the group consisting of a solid glass bead, a hollow glass bead, a porous glass bead, and a foamed glass particle. A method to prepare the particles includes dissolution of a polymer in a solvent and precipitation of the polymer in the presence of a suspension of the core glass particles. Further provided is a layer by layer moulding process employing the composite particles and mouldings obtained therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Sylvia Monsheimer, Wolfgang Diekmann, Franz-Erich Baumann, Sigrid Hessel-Geldmann, Kristiane Warnke, Heike Stemmer, Stefan Altkemper
  • Patent number: 10780707
    Abstract: A pigment dispersion containing a metal pigment, wherein the metal pigment contains plate-like particles, and in the case where the longitudinal diameter on the planar surface of the plate-like particle is X, the lateral diameter is Y, and the thickness is Z, the 50% average particle diameter R50 of a corresponding circle determined from the surface area in the X-Y plane of the plate-like particle is between 0.5 and 3 ?m, and the condition R50/Z>5 is satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi Oyanagi, Keitaro Nakano
  • Patent number: 10775533
    Abstract: A method of depositing a film comprising a monolayer of particles. The method includes providing a dispersion comprising particles and at least two liquids and depositing drops of the dispersion onto a substrate and evaporating the at least two liquids resulting in a film of a monolayer of the particles. One embodiment of the method includes a coating on the outer surface of particles such that the coating makes the particles substantially non-dispersible, substantially non-soluble and substantially non-suspendable in one of the liquids. A particulate film containing at least one layer of particles, wherein the at least one layer is substantially made of particles of a chemical composition and has uniform thickness. Optical devices containing a particulate film containing at least one layer of particles, wherein the at least one layer is substantially made of particles of a chemical composition and has uniform thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Purdue Research Foundation
    Inventors: John William Boley, Rebecca Kramer Bottiglio
  • Patent number: 10774216
    Abstract: A resin composition is provided. The resin composition comprises the following components: (a) a thermal-curable resin system, which has a dielectric loss (Df) of not higher than 0.008 at 10 GHz and comprises a bismaleimide resin of the following formula (I), wherein M1 and the Z1 groups are as defined in the specification; and (b) an organic compound of the following formula (II) or formula (III), wherein R?, R11 to R19 and R21 to R28 are as defined in the specification, and wherein the amount of the organic compound (b) ranges from 1 wt % to 30 wt % based on the total weight of the resin system (a) and the organic compound (b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: TAIWAN UNION TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shur-Fen Liu, Meng-Huei Chen
  • Patent number: 10752985
    Abstract: [Object] Provided are a laminate film and an electrode substrate film with excellent etching quality, in which a circuit pattern formed by etching processing is less visible under highly bright illumination, and a method of manufacturing the same. [Solving Means] A laminate film includes a transparent substrate 60 formed of a resin film and a layered film provided on at least one surface of the transparent substrate. The layered film includes metal absorption layers 61 and 63 as a first layer and metal layers (62, 65), (64, 66) as a second layer, counted from the transparent substrate side. The metal absorption layers are formed by a reactive sputtering method which uses a metal target made of Ni alone or an alloy containing two or more elements selected from Ni, Ti, Al, V, W, Ta, Si, Cr, Ag, Mo, and Cu, and a reactive gas containing oxygen. The reactive gas contains hydrogen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO METAL MINING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hideharu Okami
  • Patent number: 10752808
    Abstract: A laminated thin film having excellent adhesion between an organic and inorganic layer and method for manufacturing the same are provided. A laminated thin film is provided with a hard coat layer having a surface on which metal oxide particles are exposed; and an adhesion layer deposited on the surface of the hard coat layer on which the metal oxide particles are exposed, the adhesion layer being constituted by a metal or metal oxide in an oxygen-deficient state of the same metal as the metal oxide particles. Thereby, the adhesion layer strongly adheres to resin of the hard coat layer and adheres even more strongly to the exposed metal oxide particles, allowing excellent adhesion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yukihiro Ono
  • Patent number: 10744748
    Abstract: A method for preparing a nanoporous membrane includes alternatively repeating, on the surface of a porous substrate, the laminating of a hydrophilic homopolymer and the laminating of an amphiphilic block or graft copolymer to provide a polymer multilayer film in which the alternative laminate of the hydrophilic homopolymer and the amphiphilic block or graft copolymer is formed. The polymer multilayer film is annealed to form a microphase separated polymeric membrane. The laminating of a hydrophilic homopolymer and the laminating of a supramolecular structure compound are alternatively repeated, on the surface of the polymeric membrane, to form the alternative laminate of the hydrophilic homopolymer and the supramolecular structure compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: THE INDUSTRY & ACADEMIC COOPERATION IN CHUNGNAM NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (IAC)
    Inventors: Sung-Yun Yang, Woo-Jin Joe, Jeong-Hun Lee, Yun-Hee Jang
  • Patent number: 10744495
    Abstract: A photocatalytic member comprises a base and a photocatalytic layer fixed on the base. The photocatalytic layer comprises first photocatalyst particles being visible light responsive photocatalyst particles for hydrogen generation, second photocatalyst particles being visible light responsive photocatalyst particles for oxygen generation, and conductive particles which are provided between the first photocatalyst particle and the second photocatalyst particle, have Fermi level at a negative position relative to an electronic energy level at the upper end of the valence band of the first photocatalyst particle and at a positive position relative to an electronic energy level at the bottom end of the conduction band of the second photocatalyst particle, and are able to store an electron and a hole. In the photocatalytic layer, the conductive particles are located to be coupled to both the first photocatalyst particles and the second photocatalyst particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignees: Toto Ltd., The University of Tokyo, Japan Technological Research Assocation of Artificial Photosynthesis Chemical Process
    Inventors: Hiromasa Tokudome, Sayuri Okunaka, Kazunari Domen, Takashi Hisatomi, Qian Wang, Qingxin Jia
  • Patent number: 10741475
    Abstract: A delivery roll (1) for thermal interface components, the roll comprising a carrier tape (10), an adhesive layer (10a), and a plurality of thermal interface components (20), wherein the adhesive layer (10a) is arranged on a surface of the carrier tape (10); each thermal interface component (20) comprises a top liner (22), a bottom liner (26) and a thermal interface pad (24) arranged therebetween; the carrier tape (10) supports the plurality of thermal interface components (20) by the adhesive adhering to the bottom liner (26) of each thermal interface component (20); and the plurality of thermal interface components (20) is arranged in a spaced apart manner along the carrier tape (10). The invention also relates to a manufacturing method for a delivery roll.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: NOLATO SILIKONTEKNIK AB
    Inventors: Xiongwei Lu, Mark D. Kittel, Jussi Myllyluoma
  • Patent number: 10736237
    Abstract: A heat sink, which includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, where the second surface includes a plurality of sub-surfaces, and each sub-surface is configured to be in contact with a surface of a heat emitting element; the plurality of sub-surfaces include a first sub-surface, a thickness between the first sub-surface and the first surface is less than a thickness between the first surface and each of the plurality of sub-surfaces except the first sub-surface; and the heat sink includes a plurality of layers of graphene sheets, each layer of graphene sheet includes a plurality of flake graphite particles, and two adjacent flake graphite particles located in a same layer of graphene sheet are covalently bonded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yan Xu, Linfang Jin
  • Patent number: 10714127
    Abstract: A perpendicular magnetic recording writer has a main pole (MP) with a first flux guiding (FG) device in a write gap between the MP trailing side and a trailing shield, and a second FG device in the leading gap (LG) and each side gap (SG). The SG angle is reduced to 15° to 45° to enable conformal and more uniform FG device layers to be formed in the SG and LG. As a result, the MP shape and write field are more reproducible. To compensate for a thinner MP thickness at the air bearing surface that results from maintaining the track width at a shallower SG angle, an upper MP tip may be formed on the lower MP tip thereby generating a hexagonal shape for the combined MP tip. In this case, the second FG device conforms to the shape of the two upper MP tip sides and trailing side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Headway Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Wenyu Chen, Ying Liu, Yan Wu, Yuhui Tang
  • Patent number: 10694951
    Abstract: Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy is employed to obtain chemical data with respect to body tissue and cells. The chemical environments of stimulation implants and drug-delivery catheters are spectroscopically monitored in real time using an implantable probe. The probe includes a surface enhancer that facilitates surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy in opposing relation to an array of optical fibers. Light emitted by the optical fibers can be employed for chemical detection and/or tissue stimulation. Wavelength and optical power are selected based on whether the probe is employed for such detection or stimulation. Fabrication of a probe assembly that enables surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy is further disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Emily R. Kinser, John U. Knickerbocker, Roy R. Yu
  • Patent number: 10694950
    Abstract: Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy is employed to obtain chemical data with respect to body tissue and cells. The chemical environments of stimulation implants and drug-delivery catheters are spectroscopically monitored in real time using an implantable probe. The probe includes a surface enhancer that facilitates surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy in opposing relation to an array of optical fibers. Light emitted by the optical fibers can be employed for chemical detection and/or tissue stimulation. Wavelength and optical power are selected based on whether the probe is employed for such detection or stimulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Emily R. Kinser, John U. Knickerbocker, Roy R. Yu
  • Patent number: 10696790
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for dispersing graphene. The method includes the following steps: providing a graphene material and a graphene dispersant, wherein the graphene dispersant comprises aniline oligomer or aniline oligomer derivative, the aniline oligomer or aniline oligomer derivative is an electroactive polymer, and the aniline oligomer or aniline oligomer derivative is able to combine with the graphene material via ?-? bond; and adding the graphene material and the graphene dispersant to a dispersing medium, making the aniline oligomer or aniline oligomer derivative combine with the graphene material via ?-? bond, and dispersing the graphene material in the dispersing medium by the graphene dispersant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignees: NINGBO ZKJH NEW MATERIAL CO., LTD., NINGBO INSTITUTE OF MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
    Inventors: Haibin Yu, Yan Zheng, Lin Gu
  • Patent number: 10684395
    Abstract: Provided is a refractive-index-matching thin film, which is an inorganic crystal thin film, wherein a matching layer including inorganic films having different refractive indices is formed on the surface of a substrate and, more particularly, to a refractive-index-matching thin film, which is configured such that a matching layer including one or more inorganic films having different refractive indices is formed on the surface of a substrate made of a polymer, ceramic, metal or combinations thereof, thus protecting the surface of flexible displays such as curved and bendable displays.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: UNID CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Shin Yun, Sang Min Kim
  • Patent number: 10665364
    Abstract: A method for protecting a conductive metal from corrosion, including coating the conductive metal with a water impermeable carbonaceous conductive material to protect the conductive metal from corrosion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: SHORE ACRES ENTERPRISES INC.
    Inventors: Brien Todd Sirola, Donald Brien Sirola, Graham Hagens
  • Patent number: 10662554
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for preparing spandex having improved unwinding properties and enhanced adhesive properties with a hot melt adhesive and, more specifically, to a method for preparing spandex by means of adding a polystyrene polymer to a polyurethane-urea solution which is a spinning solution. Therefore, when spandex is unwound, irregular ballooning, tension spikes and the like can be effectively improved and other physical properties are unaffected. And the adhesive properties with a hot melt adhesive are enhanced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: HYOSUNG TNC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hyun Gee Jung, Joo Hyun Cho, Yeon Soo Kang
  • Patent number: 10657996
    Abstract: Provided is a magnetic recording medium, which is a magnetic recording medium for microwave-assisted recording and includes a non-magnetic support; and a magnetic layer including a ferromagnetic powder and a binding agent on the non-magnetic support, in which the magnetic layer shows a natural ferromagnetic resonance frequency equal to or greater than 30.0 GHz and an anisotropic magnetic field distribution equal to or smaller than 35%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Eiki Ozawa