Composite (nonstructural Laminate) Patents (Class 428/411.1)
  • Patent number: 11171306
    Abstract: A package substrate, a manufacturing method thereof, an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display panel and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The package substrate includes a transparent substrate; a plurality of spacers disposed on the transparent substrate; and auxiliary electrodes provided on the spacers and in a non-light-emitting region. Orthographic projections of the spacers on an array substrate fall within orthographic areas of a pixel define layer (PDL) on the array substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chengyuan Luo
  • Patent number: 11164957
    Abstract: A method of making a semiconductor device includes forming an opening in a dielectric layer. The method further includes depositing a barrier layer in the opening. The method further includes depositing an adhesion layer over the barrier layer. The method further includes treating the adhesion layer using a hydrogen-containing plasma.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Shih Wei Bih, Chun-Chih Lin, Yen-Yu Chen
  • Patent number: 11135822
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polyester film for windows, which can block harmful ultraviolet rays from outside or prevent glare from direct sunlight and reduce thermal energy when attached to an exterior wall glass of a building or a vehicle, which can also resolve the phenomenon that an image is blurred or unclear and the image is broken when looking at an external shape through the glass, and in which a clear external shape can be confirmed even through a polyester film because fine roll-drag defects in the longitudinal that could be caused in the manufacturing process of the polyester film are not visible, and the film can be easily shrunk and peeled off even at high temperatures when applying a window film to the glass of a vehicle or a building with the polyester film being laminated with a release film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: TORAY ADVANCED MATERIALS KOREA INC.
    Inventors: Young Ho Kim, Chang Hee Kim, Gyu Seok Lee, Sung Heui Hong
  • Patent number: 11098222
    Abstract: Isocyanate-terminated chain-extended polythioether prepolymers, compositions thereof, and methods of use thereof are disclosed. The isocyanate-terminated chain-extended polythioether prepolymers are useful in sprayable coatings and sealants and especially sprayable coatings and sealants having a high filler content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: PRC-DeSoto International, Inc.
    Inventors: Razmik Boghossian, James Smith
  • Patent number: 11090198
    Abstract: Disclosed is an absorbent article with biocompostable properties, such as a baby diaper or adult incontinence product. Particularly, the present invention is directed to a biocompostable absorbent sanitary article including a blend of synthetic and bio-based superabsorbent polymers with a high degree of biocompostability. The sanitary article comprises, in one embodiment, at least a top layer, a back layer, and absorbent core, wherein the absorbent core includes a superabsorbent polymer, and wherein at least the superabsorbent polymer is biocompostable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: TETHIS, INC.
    Inventors: Ryan Nicholas Chan, Gordon Sidney Cox, Hailey Katherine Davis, Vladimiro Nettel
  • Patent number: 11003297
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a conductive laminate includes extracting a long flexible substrate from a roll on which the flexible substrate is wound, forming a to-be-plated layer precursor layer on at least one main surface of the flexible substrate while the extracted flexible substrate is transported in the longitudinal direction, preparing a support, bonding the flexible substrate with a to-be-plated layer precursor layer to at least one main surface of the support, applying energy to the support with a to-be-plated layer precursor layer to obtain a support with a patterned layer to be plated, forming the support into a three-dimensional shape including a curved surface, and performing a plating treatment on the patterned layer to be plated to obtain the conductive laminate having a three-dimensional shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Narita, Naoki Tsukamoto, Yoshihisa Usami
  • Patent number: 10996105
    Abstract: One object of the present disclosure is to show an optical filter capable of realizing both an excellent visible light transmittance and an excellent near-infrared ray-shielding performance even if an incident angle becomes large. The optical filter of the present disclosure has a base material (i) including a light absorbing layer, and transmits visible light, wherein the light absorbing layer has a maximum absorption in a wavelength range of 750 nm to 1,150 nm, and in a wavelength range of 850 nm to 1,050 nm, an average OD value measured in a direction perpendicular to the optical filter is 2.0 or more, and an average OD value measured at an angle of 60° with respect to the direction perpendicular to the optical filter is 2.0 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsuya Nagaya, Toshihiro Otsuki, Daisuke Shigeoka, Takashi Tsubouchi
  • Patent number: 10988897
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides materials such as cellulose based materials and composite materials. Also provided herein are methods for making or using the materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: ECOINNO (H.K.) LIMITED
    Inventors: George Chen, Koon-Yang Lee, Alexander Bismarck, Robert Li
  • Patent number: 10968304
    Abstract: Provided are: a method for producing a polymer composition containing a modified chlorinated polyolefin, which exhibits excellent production stability; and a coating material which contains a polymer composition containing a modified chlorinated polyolefin. According to the present invention, a polymer composition containing a modified chlorinated polyolefin is obtained by copolymerizing polymerizable monomers including (b) a chlorinated polyolefin having an allyloxy group and (c) one or more compounds selected from among (meth)acrylic acid esters, (meth)acrylic acids and styrene in the coexistence of (a) a compound having an allyloxy group and a hydroxyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masami Kobata
  • Patent number: 10935710
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an optical film which ensures adhesiveness between a polymer film and a liquid crystal layer without deteriorating the alignment of a liquid crystal compound; a polarizing plate using the same; an image display device; a method for producing an optical film; and a method for producing a polarizing plate. The optical film includes a polymer film including a cycloolefin-based polymer, and a liquid crystal layer that is provided adjacent to the polymer film, in which the liquid crystal layer is formed by using a liquid crystal composition containing a liquid crystal compound and a compound having a specific structure, where the liquid crystal composition contains the compound having a specific structure at a content of 0.5% to 7.0% by mass with respect to a mass of the liquid crystal compound, and a predetermined eccentricity value is 20% to 80%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Koji Iijima, Tatsuya Iwasaki, Katsufumi Ohmuro, Masaaki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10913203
    Abstract: An additive elastomeric manufactured part is comprised of extrudates comprised of a reaction product of a multifunctional Michael donor and multifunctional Michael acceptor and a rheological modifier. The additive elastomeric manufactured part may have a high elongation and resistance to heat. Said part may be made by dispensing a mixture of the multifunctional Michael donor, multifunctional Michael acceptor, rheological modifier and a catalyst through a through a nozzle to form an extrudate deposited on a base. The base, nozzle or combination thereof is moved while dispensing the mixture so that there is horizontal displacement between the base and nozzle in a predetermined pattern to form an initial layer of the material on the base. Subsequent layers are then formed on the initial layer by repeating the dispensing and movement on top of the initial layer and layers that follow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Craig F. Gorin, Sanjay C. Solanki, Xin Jin, Aleksander J. Pyzik, Yuanqiao Rao
  • Patent number: 10883001
    Abstract: The invention provides a highly durable surface coating intended to inhibit the formation of ice at sub-0° C. temperatures as well as reduce the accumulation of dirt and insect debris to a vehicle surface upon impact. A continuous, durable matrix surrounds both low-surface-energy (low-adhesion) material inclusions as well as hygroscopic material inclusions. Some variations provide a low-friction, low-adhesion material comprising: a durable continuous matrix; a plurality of first inclusions, dispersed within the matrix, each comprising a low-surface-energy polymer; and a plurality of second inclusions, dispersed within the matrix, each comprising a hygroscopic material. The matrix and the first and second inclusions form a lubricating surface layer in the presence of humidity. Other variations employ a durable continuous matrix and a plurality of inclusions, dispersed within the matrix, each comprising a low-surface-energy polymer surrounding a hygroscopic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: HRL Laboratories, LLC
    Inventors: Andrew P. Nowak, Adam F. Gross
  • Patent number: 10822501
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a hexagonal boron nitride epoxy compound anticorrosive paint, and a preparation method and use thereof. The anticorrosive paint mainly comprises hexagonal boron nitride, an oligoaniline or polyaniline nanofiber, an epoxy resin, a dispersing medium, a paint additive, an epoxy resin curing agent, and a solvent. The hexagonal boron nitride epoxy compound anticorrosive paint provided by the present disclosure has the advantages, such as good stability, simple preparation process, and low cost, does not tend to precipitate, is suitable for large-scale production, forms a coating that has excellent barrier properties and lasting corrosion resistance, and has very good application prospects in the industries, such as chemical industry, petroleum, electric power, shipping, light textile, storage, transport, and spaceflight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Inventors: Liping Wang, Mingjun Cui, Shihui Qiu, Cheng Chen, Songlv Qin, Haichao Zhao
  • Patent number: 10807352
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing a metal-clad laminate of a thermoplastic liquid crystal polymer film (TLCP film) and a metal sheet(s) bonded to at least one surface of the film using roll-to-roll processing. The metal sheet has a surface with a ten-point average roughness (Rz) of 5.0 ?m or less to be bonded to the TLCP film. The method includes preparing the laminate, dry-treating the laminate by subjecting the laminate passed through a dry zone satisfying the following conditions (1) and (2): (1) a drying temperature of lower than the melting point of the TLCP film, (2) for a drying period of 10 seconds or longer, and heat-treating the dried laminate by subjecting the laminate passed through a heating zone on a temperature condition of not lower than the melting point of the TLCP film successively after the dry treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro Nakashima, Takeshi Takahashi, Minoru Onodera
  • Patent number: 10793935
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a clock screw having a deep interference film blue color that contributes to decorativeness while also having superior scratch resistance and corrosion resistance, and a method for producing the same. The means for solving provided by the present invention consists of: a clock screw comprising a screw base material made of steel containing carbon at 0.5% by weight to 1.0% by weight, an oxide layer of the steel on the screw base material having a thickness of 60 nm to 80 nm, and a fluorine coating film on the oxide layer; and, a method for producing the clock screw comprising: a step for preparing the screw base material, a step for forming the oxide layer by heating the screw base material for 30 minutes or longer at a temperature of 300° C. or lower in an air atmosphere, and a step for forming the fluorine coating film on the oxide layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haruko Yamazaki, Yoshiro Hirai
  • Patent number: 10796638
    Abstract: A display device includes a pixel circuit, a drive circuit that drives a data line connected to the pixel circuit, and a capacitor that is provided between an output node of the drive circuit and the data line. The drive circuit outputs a constant current to the output node during a driving period of which a length is set according to display data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi Tamura
  • Patent number: 10780679
    Abstract: Provided is a laminate that excels in adhesion among a plurality of resin layers formed as insulating layers containing polyimide and so forth, a method for manufacturing the laminate, a semiconductor device, and, a method for manufacturing the semiconductor device. The laminate comprises a substrate, and at least two resin layers, each of the resin layers is independently brought into contact, in at least a part of the surface thereof, with other resin layer, and the layers independently has a Young's modulus exceeding 2.8 GPa and not exceeding 5.0 GPa, and, an elongation after fracture exceeding 50% and not exceeding 200%, and further has a three-dimensional radical crosslinked structure, and at least one of the resin layers contains at least either polyimide or polybenzoxazole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yu Iwai, Takeshi Kawabata, Akinori Shibuya
  • Patent number: 10774012
    Abstract: Provided is a substrate/oriented apatite-type composite oxide film complex which is suitable as a solid electrolyte for a battery, a sensor, a separation membrane, or the like, and can be produced inexpensively. Proposed is a substrate/oriented apatite-type composite oxide film complex provided with an oriented apatite-type composite oxide film on a substrate, wherein a film thickness of the oriented apatite-type composite oxide film is 10.0 ?m or less, a degree of orientation (Lotgering method) thereof is 0.6 or more, and a material of the substrate at a side on which at least the oriented apatite-type composite oxide film is formed is a metal, an alloy, a ceramic, or a composite material thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shingo Ide, Yasuhisa Izutsu
  • Patent number: 10756284
    Abstract: The description relates to an organic photoactive component, in particular an organic solar cell, having an electrode on the substrate and a top counter-electrode and a doped transport layer between the electrodes and a photoactive layer system, characterized in that a metal oxide layer is present between the photoactive system and the top counter-electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: HELIATEK GMBH
    Inventors: Christian Uhrich, Bert Männig, Gregor Schwartz
  • Patent number: 10732458
    Abstract: A backlight unit for a liquid crystal display device including a liquid crystal panel, includes: a light source including a light-emitting diode (“ED”) which generates and emits light; and a light converting layer between the light source and the liquid crystal panel, spaced apart from the light source, and converting the light from the light source into white light and emitting the white light toward the liquid crystal panel. The light converting layer includes: semiconductor nanocrystals, and a barrier material which restricts penetration of moisture or oxygen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eun-joo Jang, Hyun-a Kang, Oul Cho
  • Patent number: 10727443
    Abstract: Provided is an organic light emitting display comprising: a substrate including a light emitting zone and a non-light emitting zone, which is positioned around the outside of the light emitting zone; at least one organic light emitting diode formed on the light emitting zone; an encapsulation layer for sealing the organic light emitting diode; and a dam formed on the non-light emitting zone, wherein the encapsulation layer includes a structure in which at least one inorganic layer and at least one organic layer are alternatingly stacked, wherein the organic layer is made from a display sealing material composition, and wherein the display sealing material composition comprises a photo-curable monomer and a photopolymerization initiator. The photo-curable monomer comprises: a monomer not having an aromatic hydrocarbon group; and a monomer, represented by chemical formula 1, having at least two substituted or non-substituted phenyl groups, wherein the photo-curable monomer comprises approximately 5 wt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hye Jin Kim, Sung Min Ko, Mi Sun Kim, Seong Ryong Nam, Ji Yeon Lee, Mi Jeong Choi
  • Patent number: 10688762
    Abstract: Disclosed is a laminate for automotive interior material which includes a vinyl chloride resin layer and a tape, where no mark appears at a portion where the tape is laminated even when the laminate is lined with a foamed polyurethane layer and heated. The disclosed laminate for automotive interior material includes a vinyl chloride resin layer and a tape disposed on one side in a thickness direction of the vinyl chloride resin layer, wherein the tape includes a substrate having a porous structure and an adhesive layer, and wherein the adhesive layer is positioned closer to the vinyl chloride resin layer than the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takanori Fujiwara
  • Patent number: 10647852
    Abstract: The present invention relates to photochromic polyfused naphthopyrans having very long-wave absorption of the closed form extending well into the visible wavelength range, and to the use thereof in all kinds of plastics, especially for ophthalmic purposes, preferably in driving glasses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: RODENSTOCK GMBH
    Inventors: Udo Weigand, Herbert Zinner
  • Patent number: 10640655
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition for forming a coating layer having a self-healing property which enables the provision of a film exhibiting further improved mechanical properties together with excellent self-healing properties by being applied to the exterior of various household appliances or display devices, etc., a coating layer and a film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Heon Kim, Yeong Rae Chang, Hye Min Kim, Eun Sang Yoo, Young Suk Kim
  • Patent number: 10634831
    Abstract: Provided is photochromic glass. The photochromic glass includes a photochromic layer having visible-light transmittance decreased at short-wavelength light and having visible-light transmittance increased at long-wavelength light, a short-wavelength transmission layer provided on a surface of the photochromic layer to transmit only the short-wavelength light among lights entering the photochromic layer, and a wavelength conversion layer provided on another surface of the photochromic layer opposite to the surface to convert a wavelength of light entering the photochromic layer into a long wavelength, or a long-wavelength transmission layer transmitting only the long-wavelength among lights entering the photochromic layer. The visible-light transmittance of the photochromic layer may adjust on both surfaces of the photochromic layer through the incident direction of light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventor: Jungwook Lim
  • Patent number: 10632726
    Abstract: A selective continuous transferring apparatus includes a roll and a sticking layer. The roll has an elastic surface, and contacts a source substrate with a receiving substrate to transfer elements on the source substrate to a lower surface of the receiving substrate 520. A plurality of the elements is arranged on an upper surface of the source substrate. The sticking layer has a predetermined pattern in a partial area of the lower surface of the receiving substrate. The elements are attached to the sticking layer. The roll pressurizes a series of stacked layer of the source substrate, the elements and the receiving substrate, so that the elements disposed corresponding to the sticking layer of the receiving substrate are partially and selectively transferred on the receiving substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: KOREA INSTITUTE OF MACHINERY & MATERIALS
    Inventors: Bongkyun Jang, Jae-Hyun Kim, Kwang-Seop Kim, Hak-Joo Lee, Byung-Ik Choi
  • Patent number: 10622934
    Abstract: A photovoltaic cell module includes a housing, a graphene (bidimensional (2D) compounds per sp2-chain of hybrid carbon atoms in honeycomb configuration) double layer translucent photovoltaic cell energy generator and a low resistivity graphene (bidimensional (2D) compounds per sp2-chain of hybrid carbon atoms in honeycomb configuration) (a thousand times more conductive than copper) connection cable and method of manufacture, so as to connect the device to the other components with minimal energy losses. As such, it is related to chargers for portable electronic devices, and more particularly to a photovoltaic portable device charger having a built in photovoltaic generator and low resistivity graphene cable and low-profile 1.44 mm connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Inventor: Carlos Goyco
  • Patent number: 10618227
    Abstract: One or more layers of structured thermoplastic polymer are located within the interleaf zones of a preform or prepreg. The structured thermoplastic polymer is a film or membrane formed by: a) dissolving polyethersulfone or polyetherimide in a solvent to form a polymer dope; b) dispersing a curing agent for an epoxy resin in the polymer dope to form a curative-enriched polymer dope; c) casting the curative-enriched polymer dope onto a surface to form a dope layer; and d) removing the solvent from the dope layer to form a layer of structured thermoplastic polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: HEXCEL COMPOSITES, LTD.
    Inventors: Stephen Mortimer, John Cawse
  • Patent number: 10611126
    Abstract: A polymer interlayer comprising a layer comprising a poly(vinyl acetal) resin having a residual hydroxyl content and a residual acetate content, and a plasticizer, wherein the residual hydroxyl content, the residual acetate content and the plasticizer are selected such that the polymer interlayer has at least one glass transition temperature less than about 20° C. and a peak tan delta of greater than 1.33, and a glass panel having a configuration of 2.3-mm glass//interlayer//2.3-mm glass and at 20° C. has a transmission loss, TLw, of greater than 42 decibels as measured by weighted average sound transmission loss at 2000 to 8000 Hz, and a transmission loss, TLc, of greater than 38 decibels at the coincident frequency is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Solutia Inc.
    Inventors: Jun Lu, Wenjie Chen
  • Patent number: 10582618
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods for fabrication of flexible circuits and electronic devices in cost effective manner that can include integration of submicron structures directly onto target substrates compatible with industrial microfabrication techniques. In one aspect, a method to fabricate an electronic device, includes depositing an electrically conductive layer on a processing substrate including a weakly-adhesive interface layer on a support substrate; depositing an insulating layer on the conductive layer to attach to the conductive layer; forming a circuit on the processing substrate by etching selected portions of the conductive layer based on a circuit design; and producing a flexible electronic device by attaching a flexible substrate to the formed circuit on the processing substrate and detaching the circuit and the flexible substrate from the interface layer, in which the flexible electronic device includes the circuit attached to the flexible substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Todd Prentice Coleman, Dae Kang, Yun Soung Kim, Mridu Sinha
  • Patent number: 10571789
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion element, a forming method of the wavelength conversion element, a wavelength conversion module and a projection device are provided. The wavelength conversion element includes a wavelength conversion material, a binder, a filling material and a plurality of cavities. The wavelength conversion material is dispersed in the binder to form a wavelength conversion layer. The filling material is located in the wavelength conversion layer. The cavities are located in the wavelength conversion layer, wherein the filling material fills some of the cavities. The wavelength conversion module includes a substrate and the above wavelength conversion element. The projection device includes the above wavelength conversion module, an excitation light source, a light valve and a projection lens. The disclosure enables the projection device to have good conversion efficiency and reliability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Chi-Tang Hsieh, Jo-Han Hsu, I-Hua Chen
  • Patent number: 10563696
    Abstract: A slide bearing can include a metal support, a primer layer, an adhesive layer applied directly thereto, and a sliding layer applied to the adhesive layer. The primer layer can include an oligomeric condensate of at least one silanol selected from the group having the formula: wherein x is 1 or 2, y is 0 or 1. The moieties R1 and R2 can be the same or different. The moieties R1 and R2 can be selected from the group consisting of methyl, ethyl, n-propyl, i-propyl, and a functionalized alkyl group R?—(CH2)z—, wherein z is at least 1. Slide bearings comprising a primer system based on silanol oligomeric condensates show improved peel strength than their analogous slide bearings lacking the primer system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN PERFORMANCE PLASTICS PAMPUS GMBH
    Inventor: Olaf Schmitjes
  • Patent number: 10549489
    Abstract: Composite laminate structures are produced using partially cured parts. Partial curing of the parts is achieved by applying a catalyst to regions of the parts that are to be fully cured. These regions cure at a lower-than-normal temperature while remaining regions of the part remain uncured, allowing them to be co-bonded or co-cured to other structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventor: Amol Ogale
  • Patent number: 10550299
    Abstract: A compound and method of use thereof consisting of an A-staged thermoplastic-polyimide (TPI) adhesive, a viscous uncured liquid of polyamic-acid polymer (PAA), the TPI precursor, synthesized and dissolved in a polar aprotic organic solvent, and including, as appropriate, combinations of particulate ceramic and/or metallic thermally conducting, electrically insulating, and thermally conducting, electrically conducting fillers for interface-bonding to create a robust joint between surfaces with conventional lamination processes that utilize relatively moderate temperatures and applied pressures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: FRAIVILLIG TECHNOGIES COMPANY
    Inventor: James B. Fraivillig
  • Patent number: 10526500
    Abstract: A film-forming ink includes a film-forming material and a liquid medium in which the film-forming material is dissolved or dispersed. The liquid medium contains a first component which has a viscosity of less than 20 cp and a second component which has a boiling point at an atmospheric pressure within a range of ±30° C. relative to the boiling point at an atmospheric pressure of the first component and has a viscosity of 20 cp or more, and the second component is contained in an amount of 20 parts by weight or more and 500 parts by weight or less with respect to 100 parts by weight of the first component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shotaro Watanabe, Takuya Sonoyama
  • Patent number: 10525679
    Abstract: A polymer composition comprising a first poly(vinyl butyral) resin having a first residual hydroxyl content; a second poly(vinyl butyral) resin having a second residual hydroxyl content; a plasticizer; and at least one compatibilizer, such as an anhydride compatibilizer; wherein the difference between the first and second residual hydroxyl contents is at least 2 wt. %, and wherein the polymer composition has a percent haze of less than 5%. The use of a compatibilizer reduces or minimizes the optical defects, such as haze and color, without sacrificing other characteristics of the composition. The composition may be used in an interlayer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Solutia Inc.
    Inventor: Wenjie Chen
  • Patent number: 10490649
    Abstract: A method of fabricating a semiconductor structure includes depositing a dielectric layer over a gate stack, removing a portion of the gate stack to form a trench in the dielectric layer, depositing an insulating layer in the trench, depositing an adhesion layer over the insulating layer, and performing a hydrogen-containing plasma treatment on the adhesion layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Shih Wei Bih, Chun-Chih Lin, Yen-Yu Chen
  • Patent number: 10488788
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a transfer member for an image forming device for which the transfer properties for recording media having recesses and protrusions on the surface, such as embossed paper, are superior. The transfer member for an image forming device is characterized by including a base material layer and a coating layer formed from an inorganic/organic hybrid material provided on the surface of the base material layer, the thickness of the coating layer being 10 ?m or less, and the micro hardness of the coating layer surface being 140 mN/mm2 or greater when measured by a method complying with ISO 14577-1 using a Berkovich indenter with a pressing depth of 0.05 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Gunze Limited
    Inventors: Satoshi Mitsui, Yuki Okazaki
  • Patent number: 10478515
    Abstract: Ultraviolet radiation is directed within an area. The target wavelength ranges and/or target intensity ranges of the ultraviolet radiation sources can correspond to at least one of a plurality of selectable operating configurations including a virus destruction operating configuration and a bacteria disinfection operating configuration. Each configuration can include a unique combination of the target wavelength range and target intensity range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Shur, Maxim S. Shatalov, Timothy James Bettles, Yuri Bilenko, Saulius Smetona, Alexander Dobrinsky, Remigijus Gaska
  • Patent number: 10469117
    Abstract: A metallic shell, a method for manufacturing the metallic shell and a mobile terminal including the metallic shell are provided. The metallic shell includes a body and an insulator. The body has a slot. The insulator is formed in the slot and includes an insulating material. The insulating material includes a plastic material, a first coating and a second coating. The first coating is configured to colour the plastic material to make the insulator exhibit a same colour as that of the body. The second coating is configured to improve luster of the plastic material to make the insulator exhibit a same metallic luster as that of the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Zhengnan Jiang
  • Patent number: 10468340
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a wiring structure and a semiconductor package. The wiring structure comprises a first wiring pattern, a dielectric layer and a dummy structure. The first wiring pattern includes a conductive land having a width W1 and a surface area A, and a conductive trace having a width W2 and electrically connected to the conductive land, wherein ((W1*W2)/A)*100%? about 25%. The dielectric layer covers the first wiring pattern, and the dummy structure is adjacent to the conductive trace.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: ADVANCED SEMICONDUCTOR ENGINEERING, INC.
    Inventors: Wen Hung Huang, Yan Wen Chung, Wei Chu Sun
  • Patent number: 10458197
    Abstract: A disintegrable polymer composite comprises: a polymer component comprising one or more of the following: a cured cyanate ester; a crosslinked unsaturated polyester; or a crosslinked vinyl ester resin; and dissolvable glass comprising about 55 to about 80 wt. % of SiO2, 0 to about 35 wt. % of Na2O, 0 to about 35 wt. % of K2O, 0 to about 20 wt. % of CaO, 0 to about 10 wt. % of MgO, provided that the sum of the weights of Na2O and K2O is about 20 wt. % to about 40 wt. %, wherein each weight percent is based on the total weight of the dissolvable glass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: BAKER HUGES, A GE COMPANY, LLC
    Inventors: Suman Khatiwada, Yusheng Yuan, Anil K. Sadana
  • Patent number: 10447178
    Abstract: The subject disclosure can facilitate piezoelectrics for energy harvesting. In one example, an article of manufacture (AOM) is provided. The AOM can comprise a piezoelectric fabric comprising: a piezoelectric film; an elastic base on which the piezoelectric film is bonded forming a piezoelectric material; and a yarn, wherein the yarn and the piezoelectric material are coupled to one another in a defined ratio of interlacement. The yarn and the piezoelectric material are configured as coils in some embodiments. In some embodiments, the piezoelectric material is configured such that compression or elongation of the piezoelectric material generates electrical energy. In some embodiments, the AOM further comprises a power management module coupled to the piezoelectric material and configured to store electrical energy received from the piezoelectric material. The AOM can also comprise a rivet, grommet or button coupled to the piezoelectric material or the power management module and configured to capture energy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: BRRR! Inc.
    Inventors: Tosha Hays, Mary-Cathryn Kolb
  • Patent number: 10434544
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing a coating that includes a surfacer coat and topcoat on a substrate and including applying a first coating material to an untreated substrate or a substrate coated with a cured electrodeposition coat, and applying a second coating material to the surfacer coat. The produced coating system is cured to form the coating. The first and second coating materials are compatible according to DIN EN ISO 12944-5:2008-01, and the second application takes place before the first coating material has reached drying stage 1 according to DIN 53150:2002-09, and the drying stage is determined according to EN ISO 9117-3:2010. The method is suitable for producing coatings on automobiles and commercial vehicles, such as trucks, vans, and buses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: BASF Coatings GmbH
    Inventors: Bernd Mayer, Andreas Hanning, Meinolf Sendker, Carsten Vietze, Reinhard Wiesing
  • Patent number: 10435603
    Abstract: A compound and method of use thereof consisting of an A-staged thermoplastic-polyimide (TPI) adhesive, a viscous uncured liquid of polyamic-acid polymer (PAA), the TPI precursor, synthesized and dissolved in a polar aprotic organic solvent, and including, as appropriate, combinations of flat particulate inorganic ceramic and/or metallic electrically insulating, and/or electrically conducting, and/or thermally conducting fillers for interface-bonding to create a robust joint between surfaces with conventional lamination processes that utilize relatively moderate temperatures and applied pressures, such particles resulting in the reduction of the occurrence and size of gas voids within the adhesive bondline.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: FRAVILLIG TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY
    Inventor: James B. Fraivillig
  • Patent number: 10407551
    Abstract: To provide a polyarylene sulfide (hereinafter, PAS) manufacturing method and PAS manufacturing device that further eliminates processing costs in manufacturing PAS, by recovering from solid content containing an unreacted sulfur source and alkali metal halide produced as a byproduct the sulfur source and the solid content with a reduced amount of the sulfur source, and then conveniently and easily reusing the unreacted sulfur source without performing a large-scale process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: KUREHA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenji Suzuki, Michihisa Miyahara, Hiroshi Sakabe
  • Patent number: 10369563
    Abstract: Provided are a simple, quick, and low-processing cost method capable of reliably separating part of an accommodated substance accommodated in a vessel only by simple mechanical operation while maintaining a hermetically-sealed state without any contact with an outside atmosphere, as well as a vessel with which the method may be used. A separable vessel comprises a first vessel portion, a second vessel portion which is contiguous with the first vessel portion, a fracture-inducing portion formed between the first vessel portion and the second vessel portion, and a self-fusing material provided on an outer surface so as to cover the fracture-inducing portion; and may contain an accommodated substance therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: SHIMADZU CORPORATION
    Inventor: Tetsuo Ohashi
  • Patent number: 10365576
    Abstract: There is provided a charging member exhibiting stable charging performance even after the use for a long period of time. The charging member includes a support and a surface layer on the support, the surface layer includes polymetalloxane containing at least one metal atom selected from the group consisting of aluminum, zirconium, titanium, and tantalum, and a group represented by the following formula (1) or (2) is bonded to at least the one metal atom in the polymetalloxane, wherein X represents an atomic group required for forming a ring, A1 and A2 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group, and a symbol “*” represents a binding site with a metal atom in the polymetalloxane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Noriyuki Doi, Kineo Takeno, Yusuke Yagisawa
  • Patent number: 10342753
    Abstract: Disclosed are skin care compositions containing refractive polymeric particles. The composition improves the appearance of skin but reducing gloss without a noticeable presence on the skin surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Kinjalbahen Joshi, Edward La Fleur
  • Patent number: 10337335
    Abstract: The invention refers to a method for selective laser melting additive manufacturing a three-dimensional metallic or ceramic article/component entirely or partly. The method includes successively building up said article/component layer by layer directly from a powder bed of a metallic or ceramic base material by means of remelting the layers with a high energy laser beam, moving repetitively across the areas, which are to be solidified. The movement of the laser beam is made of a superposition of a continuous linear movement and at least one superimposed oscillation with a determined frequency and amplitude. The oscillation is created by a beam deflection device and the same beam deflection device is also used for linear positioning movement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: GENERAL ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGY GMBH
    Inventors: Mikhail Pavlov, Matthias Hoebel, Felix Roerig, Julius Schurb