1 Mil Or Less Patents (Class 428/336)
  • Patent number: 11038145
    Abstract: A laminated film containing a gas barrier layer and an inorganic polymer layer laminated on a resin substrate, wherein a Y value calculated from a transmission electron microscope image of a cross section of the inorganic polymer layer by the following procedures (a) to (d) is 0.220 or less: (a) Calculating a standard deviation (?) of the contrast of an electron beam-unirradiated part of the inorganic polymer layer; (b) Dividing an electron beam-irradiated part of the inorganic polymer layer into twenty parts having a film thickness equal in a film thickness direction, and calculating a standard deviation (an: standard deviation of nth division, n=1˜20) of the contrast of each divided part; (c) Calculating Xn (n=1˜20) of each divided part from the expression (1): Xn=?n/? (n=1˜20) . . . (1); and (d) A standard deviation of X3 to X18 is defined as Y.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yutaka Ito, Yukiko Takenaka
  • Patent number: 11022378
    Abstract: A window assembly heat transfer system is disclosed in which a window member has a selected transparency to monitored or sensed light wavelengths. One or more passages are provided in the window member for flowing a single-phase or two-phase heat transfer fluid, the passages being optically non-transparent to the monitored or sensed light wavelengths. A mechanism allows either evaporation or condensation of the fluid and/or balancing of a flow of the fluid within the passages. In one embodiment, the window assembly can be made by producing passages in a top surface of a first single plate, optionally producing passages in a bottom surface of a second single plate and bonding the top surface of the first plate to a bottom surface of a second single plate to form the window member with the passage or passages. In another embodiment, the window assembly can be made by providing a core around which the window member material is grown and thereafter removing the core to produce the passage or passages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Mainstream Engineering Corporation
    Inventors: Brian P. Tucker, Joshua D. Sole, Justin J. Hill, Robert P. Scaringe
  • Patent number: 11015874
    Abstract: A window assembly heat transfer system is disclosed in which a window member has a selected transparency to monitored or sensed light wavelengths. One or more passages are provided in the window member for flowing a single-phase or two-phase heat transfer fluid, the passages being optically non-transparent to the monitored or sensed light wavelengths. A mechanism allows either evaporation or condensation of the fluid and/or balancing of a flow of the fluid within the passages. In one embodiment, the window assembly can be made by producing passages in a top surface of a first single plate, optionally producing passages in a bottom surface of a second single plate and bonding the top surface of the first plate to a bottom surface of a second single plate to form the window member with the passage or passages. In another embodiment, the window assembly can be made by providing a core around which the window member material is grown and thereafter removing the core to produce the passage or passages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Mainstream Engineering Corporation
    Inventors: Brian P. Tucker, Joshua D. Sole, Justin J. Hill, Robert P. Scaringe
  • Patent number: 11003138
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel and a window member provided on the display panel. The window member includes a plastic window, a first hard coating layer provided on the plastic window, and a second hard coating layer provided on the first hard coating layer. A surface water contact angle of the second hard coating layer may be in a range of 90 degrees to 117 degrees.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jonghwan Cho, Hangyeol Kim, Hyunseung Seo, Daeho Yoon, Jaehoon Jung
  • Patent number: 11004489
    Abstract: A perpendicular spin transfer torque MRAM memory cell includes a magnetic tunnel junction stack comprising a pinned layer having a fixed direction of magnetization, a free layer having a direction of magnetization that can be switched, a tunnel barrier between the pinned layer and the free layer, a cap layer above the free layer and one or more in-stack multi-layer thermal barrier layers having multiple internal interfaces between materials. The thermal barrier layers have high enough thermal resistivity to maintain the heat generated in the memory cell and low enough electrical resistivity to not materially change the electrical resistance of the memory cell. One embodiment further includes a thermal barrier liner surrounding the free layer, pinned layer, tunnel barrier and cap layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Goran Mihajlovic, Tiffany Santos, Michael Grobis
  • Patent number: 10981826
    Abstract: A coated article includes a substrate, a first dielectric layer, a subcritical metallic layer having discontinuous metallic regions, a primer over the subcritical layer, and a second dielectric layer over the primer layer. The primer can be a nickel-chromium alloy. The primer can be a multilayer primer having a first layer of a nickel-chromium alloy and a second layer of titania. The subcritical layer can contain copper and silver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Vitro Flat Glass LLC
    Inventors: Adam D. Polcyn, Paul A. Medwick, Andrew V. Wagner, Paul R. Ohodnicki, Jr., James P. Thiel, Dennis J. O'Shaughnessy, Benjamin Lucci
  • Patent number: 10968521
    Abstract: Provided are: a grain-oriented electrical steel sheet that has excellent coating adhesiveness and an excellent magnetic property after stress relief annealing; and a production method for therefor. The grain-oriented electrical steel sheet has: a steel sheet; a coating layer A which is a ceramic coating having an oxide content of less than 30 mass % and which is disposed on the steel sheet; and a coating layer B which is an insulating tensile coating containing an oxide and which is disposed on the coating layer A. When a Gaussian fitting is performed on a 31P-NMR spectrum of the coating layer B within the range of 0 to ?60 ppm, the proportion of a peak area of ?17 to ?33 ppm to the total peak area is 30% or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takumi Umada, Shigehiro Takajo, Takashi Terashima
  • Patent number: 10973120
    Abstract: An insulating film includes an insulating layer and a surface bonding layer disposed on the insulating layer. The surface bonding layer includes a radical generation element and a coordinate bond element. In the surface bonding layer, a/b is 0.05 or more and 0.35 or less, in which ‘a’ is an atom content of the coordinate bond element and ‘b’ is an atom content of the radical generation element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junghyun Lee, Changhyun Yoon, Seong-Chan Park, Choonkeun Lee, Youngju Lee
  • Patent number: 10966802
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an implant including the steps of providing an implant element, the implant element made of a non-metallic material, depositing a thin layer of titanium-based material directly over an outer surface of the implant element, and forming a titanium-based structural body in direct contact with the thin layer by three-dimensional (3D) printing, the structural body being thicker than the thin layer of titanium-based material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Ruetschi Technology AG
    Inventors: Christoph Ruetschi, David Chenaux, Bastien Boillat
  • Patent number: 10973118
    Abstract: A flexible conductive film and its manufacturing method are provided. A flexible touch screen and a flexible touch display panel including the flexible conductive film are also provided. The manufacturing method of a flexible conductive film includes: providing a first substrate; applying a first conductive metal ink on the first substrate and forming a first conductive metal pattern; applying a polyimide varnish on a surface of the first substrate having the first conductive metal pattern; soaking the first substrate in deionized water after the polyimide varnish has been solidified; and detaching the solidified polyimide varnish and the first conductive metal pattern from the first substrate to obtain the flexible conductive film. The flexible conductive film prepared can be used in a flexible touch screen and a flexible display panel to improve the adhesion of nanosilver material to a flexible substrate, and to improve its stability of mechanical strength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI XINGSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haifeng Hu, Ting Zeng, Taofeng Xie, Liuyue Yin, Youting Zhang, Weijie Ma
  • Patent number: 10954131
    Abstract: A material, a process for forming a biocidal material, and an article of manufacture. The material includes a particle and first and second functionalities bound to first and second faces of the particle. At least one of the first and second functionalities are biocides. The process includes forming colloidosomes having particles with exposed first faces partially embedded in a wax droplet. The process also includes selecting first and second functionalities, wherein at least one of the first and second functionalities are biocides, and binding the first functionalities to the first faces of the particles. Further, the process includes removing the particles from the colloidosome, and binding the second functionalities to the second faces. The article of manufacture includes a polymer matrix, particles, first functionalities bound to first faces of the particles, and second functionalities bound to second faces of the particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Sarah K. Czaplewski-Campbell, Jason T. Wertz, Joseph Kuczynski, Jing Zhang
  • Patent number: 10946453
    Abstract: A coated cutting tool comprising a substrate and a coating layer formed on a surface of the substrate, wherein: the coating layer comprises at least one ?-type aluminum oxide layer; and, in the ?-type aluminum oxide layer, a texture coefficient TC (0,0,12) of a (0,0,12) plane is from 4.0 or more to 8.4 or less, and a texture coefficient TC (1,2,11) of a (1,2,11) plane is from 0.5 or more to 3.0 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: TUNGALOY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Satoh, Yusuke Hirano
  • Patent number: 10935700
    Abstract: One aspect of the present invention provides a foldable light-transmitting optical film 10 for use in an image display device 50, which includes a resin base material 11, a hard coat layer 12 provided on the first surface 11A of the resin base material 11, and a resin layer 13 having a film thickness of 50 ?m or more and 300 ?m or less and provided on the second surface 11B of the resin base material 11 that is opposite to the first surface 11A, wherein the shear storage modulus (G?) of the optical film 10 at 25° C. in the frequency range from 500 Hz to 1000 Hz inclusive is more than 200 MPa and 1200 MPa or less, and the shear loss modulus (G?) of the optical film at 25° C. in the frequency range from 500 Hz to 1000 Hz inclusive is 3 MPa or more and 150 MPa or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yusuke Hashimoto, Atsuhiro Kobayashi, Seiichi Isojima
  • Patent number: 10926292
    Abstract: A frame includes a substrate, a first priming paint layer, a second priming paint layer, a non-conductive vacuum metallized priming paint layer, and a non-conductive vacuum metallized coating layer. The substrate is made by die casting technology of metal powder. The substrate, the first priming paint layer, the second priming paint layer, the non-conductive vacuum metallized priming paint layer, and the non-conductive vacuum metallized coating layer are stacked in the order written. The disclosure also provides a surface treatment method for the frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignees: SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., FIH (HONG KONG) LIMITED
    Inventors: Chwan-Hwa Chiang, Chen-Yi Tai, Fei-Long Xiao, Jun Guan
  • Patent number: 10918262
    Abstract: An insert molded product in which a metal base member and a resin are bonded together includes a ground layer; a noble metal layer formed of a noble metal; a compound layer formed of a compound containing silicon (Si) and oxygen (O); and a mixture layer where the compound and the resin are mixed together, wherein the ground layer, the noble metal layer, the compound layer, and the mixture layer are formed in this order on the metal base member, and wherein nickel (Ni) is included in both the compound layer and the mixture layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuya Endo, Naohito Shiga, Kohei Shiramizu, Junko Nakamoto
  • Patent number: 10921364
    Abstract: The structure and the testing device used for measuring the bonding strength of the light-emitting panel, including: a substrate, a flip chip film is disposed on the substrate, and a bonding portion of the flip chip film is bonded to the substrate. Wherein an orthographic projection of a non-bonding portion of the flip chip film on the substrate covers an orthographic projection of the bonding portion on the substrate, and the non-bonding portion is stretched to measure a bonding strength between the flip chip film and the substrate, thereby reducing the risk of breakage between the layers inside the substrate, thereby the bonding strength between the flip chip film and the substrate can be measured more accurately.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Semiconductor Display Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Huipeng Chen
  • Patent number: 10898933
    Abstract: Described herein are glass substrates having oleophobic surfaces that are substantially free of features that form a reentrant geometry. The surfaces can include a plurality of gas-trapping features, extending from the surface to a depth below the surface, that are substantially isolated from each other. The gas-trapping features are capable of trapping gas below any droplets that are contacted with the surface so as to prevent wetting of the surface by the droplets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Adra Smith Baca, David Eugene Baker, Prantik Mazumder, Mark Alejandro Quesada, Wageesha Senaratne
  • Patent number: 10882997
    Abstract: A coated article is provided with a low-emissivity (low-E) coating on a glass substrate. The low-E coating includes an infrared (IR) reflecting layer between at least a pair of dielectric layers. The IR reflecting layer may be of silver or the like. The coating is designed so as to provide a highly transparent coated article that is thermally stable upon optional heat treatment and which can be made to have a low emissivity in a consistent manner. The coating is designed to have improved IR reflecting layer quality, and thus reduced tolerances with respect to manufacturability of desired emissivity values. The coated article may be used in monolithic window applications, IG window applications, or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignees: GUARDIAN EUROPE S.A.R.L., GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES UK LTD.
    Inventors: Bernd Disteldorf, Anton Dietrich, Robert Baker, Stuart Silvester, Eduardo Sanz
  • Patent number: 10882999
    Abstract: Water-based compositions containing a low VOC coalescent, a latex or water-dispersible polymer are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Inventors: Mary Jane Hibben, Michael Wildman, T. Howard Killilea, Iain Harvey
  • Patent number: 10879013
    Abstract: A photocapacitor is provided. The photocapacitor includes: a perovskite solar cell and a supercapacitor attached to the perovskite solar cell. The supercapacitor includes a first carbon nanotube structure. The perovskite solar cell includes third carbon nanotube structure. The first carbon nanotube structure is directly contacted with the third carbon nanotube structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ru-Hao Liu, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Patent number: 10873074
    Abstract: A battery electrode material includes: 1) primary particles formed of an electrochemically active material; and 2) a secondary particle defining multiple, discrete internal volumes, wherein the primary particles are disposed within respective ones of the internal volumes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University
    Inventors: Yi Cui, Nian Liu, Zhenda Lu, Jie Zhao
  • Patent number: 10858520
    Abstract: Described herein are coated glass or glass-ceramic articles having improved smudge resistance. Further described are methods of making and using the improved articles. The coated articles generally include a glass or glass-ceramic substrate and an oleophilic coating disposed thereon. The oleophilic coating is not a free-standing adhesive film, but a coating that is formed on or over the glass or glass-ceramic substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Charlotte Diane Milia, Wageesha Senaratne
  • Patent number: 10858523
    Abstract: Provided herein are highly conductive compositions (having a volume resistivity no greater than 1×10?3 Ohms·cm) using silver flake, powder or suspension in solvent for electromagnetic interference (EMI) applications. This high conductivity will allow the use of very thin films for EMI shielding protection, which in turn will be helpful to reduce package sizes. In some embodiments, the coating composition is applied on the device surface by suitable means, e.g., by an electrostatic spray process, air spray process, ultrasonic spray process, spin coating process, or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: HENKEL IP & HOLDING GMBH
    Inventors: Junbo Gao, Qizhuo Zhuo, Xinpei Cao, Glenda Castaneda
  • Patent number: 10833350
    Abstract: [Problems] An object is to provide a pressure sensitive adhesive composition, a pressure sensitive adhesive sheet for batteries, and a lithium-ion battery in which good adhesive strength is exhibited to an adherend and the pressure sensitive adhesive is less likely to dissolve into an electrolyte solution even when the pressure sensitive adhesive sheet is in contact with the electrolyte solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: LINTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Ansai, Yuichi Kurata, Kousuke Takada, Tetsuya Arazoe
  • Patent number: 10828670
    Abstract: A component (10) for a motor vehicle has a main body (12) produced from a magnesium material. The main body (12) has a visible surface (14) with an arithmetic mean roughness Ra of 1 to 40 ?m. A clear lacquer coating (40) is disposed on the visible surface (14) of the main body (12) and has a layer thickness of at most 60 ?m. The clear lacquer coating (40) is applied so that the surface structure (15) of the main body (12) that is disposed below the clear lacquer coating (40) is distinguishable in a visible and haptic manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Silke Golob, Dieter Jungert, Marc-Lieven Heth
  • Patent number: 10826106
    Abstract: [Problems] An object is to provide a pressure sensitive adhesive composition, a pressure sensitive adhesive sheet for batteries, and a lithium-ion battery in which the pressure sensitive adhesive is less likely to dissolve into an electrolyte solution even when the pressure sensitive adhesive sheet is in contact with the electrolyte solution. [Solution] A battery (2) comprising a pressure sensitive adhesive sheet (1), wherein: the pressure sensitive adhesive sheet is used at a site in the battery at which there is a possibility of contact with an electrolyte solution; the pressure sensitive adhesive sheet comprises a base material (11) and a pressure sensitive adhesive layer (13) laminated at one side of the base material; and the pressure sensitive adhesive layer is formed of a pressure sensitive adhesive composition comprising: a (meth)acrylic ester polymer containing a monomer having a carboxy group in a molecule as a monomer unit that constitutes the polymer; and a metal chelate-based crosslinker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: LINTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Ansai, Yuichi Kurata, Kousuke Takada, Tetsuya Arazoe
  • Patent number: 10819313
    Abstract: There are disclosed various apparatuses and methods for tuning a resonance frequency. In some embodiments there is provided an apparatus (200) comprising at least one input electrode (202, 204) for receiving radio frequency signals; a graphene foil (210) for converting at least part of the radio frequency signals into mechanical energy; at least one dielectric support element (212) to support the graphene foil (210) and to space apart the at least one input electrode (202, 204) and the graphene foil (210). The graphene foil (210) has piezoelectric properties. In some embodiments there is provided a method comprising receiving radio frequency signals by at least one input electrode (202, 204) of an apparatus (200); providing a bias voltage to the apparatus (200) for tuning the resonance frequency of the apparatus (200); and converting at least part of the radio frequency signals into mechanical energy by a graphene foil (210) having piezoelectric properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Lyten, Inc.
    Inventor: Martti Voutilainen
  • Patent number: 10792645
    Abstract: An electride, which is more stable and can be more easily obtained, is provided or is made available, and as a result, a catalyst particularly useful for chemical synthesis, in which the electride is particularly used, is provided. A transition metal-supporting intermetallic compound having a transition metal supported on an intermetallic compound represented by the following formula (1): A5X3 . . . (1) wherein A represents a rare earth element, and X represents Si or Ge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Hideo Hosono, Masaaki Kitano, Tomofumi Tada, Toshiharu Yokoyama, Yoshitake Toda, Yangfan Lu, Jiang Li
  • Patent number: 10792641
    Abstract: A structure includes a base material; a surface layer that contains a binder resin and a titanium compound particle having absorption at 450 nm and 750 nm in a visible absorption spectrum and a BET specific surface area within a range of 100 m2/g to 1200 m2/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sakae Takeuchi, Hideaki Yoshikawa, Hiroyoshi Okuno, Yasunobu Kashima, Takeshi Iwanaga
  • Patent number: 10790731
    Abstract: A method of forming a coating on a component of an electrical machine is presented. The method includes coating a surface of the component with a ceramic material, via an electrophoretic process, to form a first coating. The method further includes contacting the first coating deposited by the electrophoretic process with a polymeric material to form a second coating. The method furthermore includes curing or melting the polymeric material in the second coating to form the coating including the ceramic material dispersed in a polymer matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Weijun Yin, Anil Raj Duggal, Aharon Yakimov, Holly Ann Comanzo, Vijay Kumar Srivastava, Mohandas Nayak, Hao Huang, Oltea Puica Siclovan, Paul Michael Smigelski, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10781274
    Abstract: Provided herein are photopolymerizable monomers, optionally for use as reactive diluents in a high temperature lithography-based photopolymerization process, a method of producing polymers using said photopolymerizable monomers, the polymers thus produced, and orthodontic appliances comprising the polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Robert Liska, Christian Gorsche, Markus Kury, Yan Chen, Chunhua Li, Srinivas Kaza
  • Patent number: 10783916
    Abstract: A nitrogenated diamond-like carbon (DLC) layer, like a nitrogenated DLC overcoat on a magnetic recording disk, includes cyanoacrylates that are attached to nitrogenated sites on the surface of the carbon layer. Cyanoacrylates are reactive with surface amine groups, which are among the nitrogenated surface sites that act as adsorption sites for volatile contaminants in the disk drive. The covalent bonding of the cyanoacrylate with the amine groups and other reactive sites on the disk overcoat blocks the adsorption of contaminants when they impinge on the overcoat surface. The cyanoacrylate may be applied to the overcoat by dipping the disk into a solution containing the cyanoacrylate or by exposing the overcoat to a cyanoacrylate vapor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel Bilich, Thomas E. Karis, Andrey Ovcharenko, Raj Thangaraj
  • Patent number: 10780685
    Abstract: A hard coat laminated film according to at least one embodiment has, from the surface layer side, a first hard coat and a transparent resin film layer. The first hard coat is formed from a coating material including: (A) 100 parts by mass of a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate; and (B) 1-100 parts by mass of an N-substituted (meth)acrylamide compound. The transparent resin film has a first hard coat forming surface which is a poly(meth)acrylic imide resin. A hard coat laminated film according to another embodiment has, from the surface layer side, a second hard coat, the first hard coat and the transparent resin film layer. The second hard coat is formed from a coating material which includes: (A) 100 parts by mass of a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate; (E) 0.01-7 parts by mass of a water repelling agent; and (F) 0.01-10 parts by mass of a silane coupling agent; without inorganic particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: RIKEN TECHNOS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masataka Mori, Nozomu Washio, Taketo Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 10765008
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a metal clad laminate, a preparation method thereof, and a method for preparing a flexible circuit board by using the same. The metal clad laminate of the present disclosure includes a first metal foil, a first polyimide layer directly disposed on the first metal foil, a second metal foil, and a second polyimide layer directly disposed on the second metal foil, the first polyimide layer being in contact with the second polyimide layer. The metal clad laminate of the present disclosure is equivalent to a double-sided flexible copper clad laminate (FCCL) in structure, is superior to a single-sided FCCL in terms of mechanical performance in reducing warpage, and has the advantage of being useful for circuit fabrication simultaneously on both sides thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: ETERNAL MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shun-Jen Chiang, Chung-Jen Wu, Meng-Yen Chou
  • Patent number: 10763038
    Abstract: A technique relates to a method of forming a laminated multilayer magnetic structure. An adhesion layer is deposited on a substrate. A magnetic seed layer is deposited on top of the adhesion layer. Magnetic layers and non-magnetic spacer layers are alternatingly deposited such that an even number of the magnetic layers is deposited while an odd number of the non-magnetic spacer layers is deposited. The odd number is one less than the even number. Every two of the magnetic layers is separated by one of the non-magnetic spacer layers. The first of the magnetic layers is deposited on the magnetic seed layer, and the magnetic layers each have a thickness less than 500 nanometers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hariklia Deligianni, William J. Gallagher, Sathana Kitayaporn, Eugene J. O'Sullivan, Lubomyr T. Romankiw, Naigang Wang, Joonah Yoon
  • Patent number: 10745570
    Abstract: A water-soluble composition includes reducible copper ions or copper nanoparticles complexed with a reactive polymer. The reactive polymer can be crosslinked using suitable irradiation to provide copper-containing water-insoluble complexes. The water-soluble composition can be used to provide various articles and electrically-conductive materials that can be assembled in electronic devices. The reactive polymer has greater than 1 mol % of recurring units comprising sulfonic acid or sulfonate groups, at least 5 mol % of recurring units comprising a pendant group capable of crosslinking via [2+2] photocycloaddition, and optionally at least 1 mol % of recurring units comprising a pendant amide, amine, hydroxyl, lactam, phosphonic acid, or carboxylic acid group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: EASTMAN RODACK COMPANY
    Inventors: Thomas B. Brust, Grace Ann Bennett, Catherine A. Falkner, Anne Troxell Wyand
  • Patent number: 10739816
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a housing, comprising: laminating a first deposition layer on a preform; laminating an intermediate layer on the first deposition layer; laminating a second deposition layer on the intermediate layer; applying a color paint layer on the second deposition layer; delaminating at least some of the color paint layer and the second deposition layer to form at least one delaminated area; and forming a printing layer in the delaminated area, wherein the first deposition layer is visible through at least some areas of the printing layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byoung-Ju Ahn, Doheang Kang, Jungchul Kim, Soo Jin Park, Young Jae Lee
  • Patent number: 10730790
    Abstract: Optically transparent articles and structures that include or are otherwise disposed on a substantially transparent substrate. These articles and structures also include a stack of N (N>2) bi-layers on the substrate, the stack having a thickness of at least 5 nm. Each bi-layer is defined by (a) a first layer; and (b) a second layer disposed on the first layer, the layers having at least one of different compositions and different microstructures. The stack has a stack refractive index between about 1.2 and about 2.2 or between about 100% and about 150% of a refractive index of the substrate, and a stack hardness of 15 GPa or greater when measured with a Berkovich Indenter Hardness Test along an indentation depth in the range from about 10% to about 50% of the thickness of the stack disposed on a glass test substrate having a hardness between 6.5 and 8 GPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventor: Charles Andrew Paulson
  • Patent number: 10717893
    Abstract: A mobile phone including a touch panel including a base material; a sensing region including at least one electrode provided over the base material; and a frame region provided at a periphery of the sensing region, the frame region including metal wiring provided over the base material and being electrically connected to the at least one electrode; and a cured product of a photosensitive resin composition disposed at least on the metal wiring, the photosensitive resin composition contains a component (A): a binder polymer, a component (B): a photopolymerizable compound, and a component (C): a photopolymerization initiator; and the component (B) includes a di(meth)acrylate compound having at least one selected from the group consisting of a dicyclopentanyl structure and a dicyclopentenyl structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Mayumi Sato, Koji Abe, Hideo Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10696753
    Abstract: Provided are a method of electrically modifying an electrode surface with dopamine-hyaluronic acid conjugates and technologies to suppress adsorption of harmful biomaterials and organisms by imparting anti-fouling to the electrode surface using the same and to maintain electrical properties of the electrode. More specifically, provided is a technology of coating an electrode surface via a dopamine functional group by electrochemically oxidizing dopamine-conjugated biocompatible polysaccharide polymers around the electrode. This aims to confirm the capability of suppressing organism adhesion depending on whether or not cells are adsorbed after coating the electrode surface, and to identify that electrochemical performance of the electrode is maintained or a slight increase in electrode resistance is kept, even after the electrode coating. The surface modified electrode according to the present invention can be widely used in the field of biomaterials such as bio-electrodes, bio-sensors and cell supports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: GWANGJU INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jae Young Lee, Semin Kim, Yesul Jang
  • Patent number: 10696848
    Abstract: The present invention provides: a fluorinated ether compound and a coating liquid capable of forming a surface layer excellent in water/oil repellency, abrasion resistance, fingerprint stain removability and lubricity and an article having a surface layer excellent in water/oil repellency, abrasion resistance, fingerprint stain removability and lubricity. Provided is a fluorinated ether compound represented by [Rf-G-]aZ[—(O—R2)c—SiR3nL3?n]b wherein Rf: a linear polyfluoroalkyl group having at least two carbon atoms, which has at least one etheric oxygen between carbon-carbon atoms, G: —R1—O—, —R1—CONH—, —CONH— or a single bond, R1: an alkylene group, Z: a hydrocarbon group having a valence of (a+b) or the like, R2: an alkylene group, R3: a monovalent hydrocarbon group or the like, L: a hydrolyzable group, n: from 0 to 2, a: an integer of at least 1, b: an integer of at least 1, (a+b): at least 3, when a is 1, b is at least 4, and when a is at least 2, b is at least 1, and c: 0 or 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Taiki Hoshino, Kazue Toda, Eiichiro Anraku, Masahiro Itoh
  • Patent number: 10689752
    Abstract: An electrically conductive component is provided for a near-wafer environment of an ion implantation system, where the component has a carbon-based substrate having a microscopically textured surface overlying a macroscopically textured surface. The macroscopically textured surface is a mechanically, chemically, or otherwise roughened surface. The microscopically textured surface can be a converted surface formed by a chemical reaction forming a non-stoichiometric silicon and carbon surface. The one or more components can be a dose cup, exit aperture, and tunnel wall. The carbon-based substrate can be graphite. The microscopically textured surface can be a modified graphite surface. No defined interface layer exists between the microscopically textured surface and macroscopically textured surface. The carbon-based graphite is selected based on a final porosity and grain size of the graphite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: David A. Kirkwood, Joseph F. Valinski
  • Patent number: 10686169
    Abstract: A secondary battery packaging material according to the present invention includes: a substrate layer having a first surface and containing polyester or polyamide; a metal foil layer laminated on the first surface of the substrate layer; an anti-corrosion treatment layer laminated on the metal foil layer; an adhesive layer laminated on the anti-corrosion treatment layer and containing two or more polyolefins; and a heat-sealable resin layer laminated on the adhesive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuki Muroi
  • Patent number: 10684115
    Abstract: Disclosed is an optical coherence tomography scanner and a method for recording sub-surface scans of an object, wherein a position encoder is arranged in the path of the probing beam of an interferometric system. The encoder pattern is detected in a sequence of A scans at generated for different probing beam positions on the scanned object, the probing beam position and/or inclination for at least one A scan of said sequence of A scans is deducing based on the detected encoder pattern, and the sub-surface scan of the object is generated based on the sequence of A scans taking into account the deduced probing beam position and/or inclination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: 3Shape A/S
    Inventors: Ashwani Kumar, Deepak Vijayakumar Nair, Erik Ask, Karl-Josef Hollenbeck
  • Patent number: 10685761
    Abstract: Methods of forming an electrically conductive carbon allotrope material comprise depositing a first material comprising a polymer and a sulfonic acid onto a carbon allotrope material to form a second material. The methods comprise curing the second material. Methods of heating a surface of a vehicle component comprise applying a voltage to a material comprising a carbon allotrope material, a polymer, and a sulfonic acid. The material is disposed on a surface of a vehicle component. Electrically conductive materials comprise at least one polymer, at least one sulfonic acid, and a carbon allotrope material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Patrick J. Kinlen, Daniel A. Charles
  • Patent number: 10682707
    Abstract: In an aspect of the disclosure, a cutting tool includes a base member and a coating layer located on a surface of the base member. The coating layer includes a lower layer, an upper layer, and an intermediate layer located between the lower layer and the upper layer. The intermediate layer includes a first layer, a second layer, and a third layer. The first layer contains TiCx1Ny1Oz1 (0?x1<1, 0?y1<1, 0<z1<1, and x1+y1+z1=1). The second layer contains TiCx2Ny2Oz2 (0?x2<1, 0?y2<1, 0<z2<1, and x2+y2+z2=1). The third layer is located between the first layer and the second layer, and contains TiCx3Ny3Oz3 (0?x3<1, 0?y3<1, 0?z3<1, and x3+y3+z3=1). Here, z1>z3 and z2>z3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshikazu Kodama, Hayato Kubo, Tadashi Katsuma, Kensaku Watanabe, Kenji Kumai
  • Patent number: 10667520
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides compositions and methods for using the compositions to treat animal facilities. In particular, the composition comprises a metal sulfate, an inorganic acid having a pKa of less than 1, and one or more organic acids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Chemtrade Solutions, LLC
    Inventor: Rex Johns
  • Patent number: 10669197
    Abstract: The present invention provides a surface-modified glass fiber film having its surface modified by a silicon-containing compound, and a value of a common flexural rigidity of the surface-modified glass fiber film as measured by the method described in JIS R 3420 is in the range of 3 to 100 times as compared to a value of the common flexural rigidity of an unmodified glass fiber film. There can be provided a surface-modified glass fiber film having a high strength, a high heat resistance, a good dimensional stability, a good self-supporting property, a low average linear expansion coefficient, a high storage rigidity at high temperature, and an excellent surface uniformity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Saiko Akahane, Yoshihira Hamamoto, Hideki Akiba, Shinsuke Yamaguchi, Toshio Shiobara
  • Patent number: 10663176
    Abstract: An item of furniture or appliance includes at least one worktop formed from at least one substrate made of a transparent monolithic glazing material and of area larger than 0.7 m2, equipped with a coating so that the substrate equipped with the coating has a haze higher than 15%, a light transmission TL lower than 60% and an opacity indicator higher than 85. The item of furniture or appliance also includes at least one heating element, at least one light source to light up one or more zones or one or more elements or displays of the substrate, the source being located plumb with the substrate in order to form a display by projection, or under the substrate in order to form a display by transmission through the substrate, and at least one interface for communicating with at least one element of the worktop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: EUROKERA S.N.C.
    Inventors: Bertrand Charpentier, Javier Fernandez, Michel Lismonde, Michael Ravel, Nicolas Roux, Pablo Vilato
  • Patent number: 10667444
    Abstract: An electromagnetic-wave-absorbing composite sheet comprising an electromagnetic-wave-shielding film laminated on an electromagnetic-wave-absorbing film; the electromagnetic-wave-absorbing film comprising a single- or multi-layer thin metal film formed on a surface of a plastic film, the thin metal film being provided with large numbers (pluralities) of substantially parallel, intermittent, linear scratches with irregular widths and intervals in plural directions; the electromagnetic-wave-shielding film being a conductive metal foil, a plastic film having a thin conductive metal film or coating, or a carbon sheet; and an area ratio of the electromagnetic-wave-shielding film to the electromagnetic-wave-absorbing film being 10-80%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Inventors: Seiji Kagawa, Atsuko Kagawa