From Phenol, Phenol Ether, Or Inorganic Phenolate Monomer Patents (Class 526/313)
  • Patent number: 10604639
    Abstract: The invention provides a thermally-polymerizable composition. The thermally-polymerizable composition includes a (meth)acrylate oligomer having one or more functional groups, a thermal initiator, and a plasticizer. The invention also provides a combined solution formed by the thermally-polymerizable composition via a solvent-free thermal polymerization reaction. The combined solution can be used for adhesion, coating, or packaging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Eternal Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chi-Yu Huang, Hsiun-Chia Shih
  • Patent number: 9469810
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymerizable composition useful as a liquid crystal device, a display, an optical member, a coloring agent, a security marking, and a laser light emitting member and a thin film obtained from the polymerizable composition. The present invention provides a polymerizable liquid crystal composition having excellent solubility into a solvent, exhibiting good adhesion to a base material, and being capable of realizing a thin film having low haze and no variations and, in addition, provides a thin film having excellent appearance by using the polymerizable liquid crystal composition. The polymerizable liquid crystal composition according to the present invention is used and, thereby, a composition and a thin film having low haze and no variations and, at the same time, having excellent adhesion to a base material can be obtained at a low cost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: DIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hidetoshi Nakata, Yasuhiro Kuwana, Hiroshi Hasebe, Kunihiko Kotani, Isa Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 9441159
    Abstract: A raw material composition containing a hindered phenol compound having a specified structure and a compound constituting a liquid crystal material is prepared, the raw material composition is brought into contact with a purifying agent after being dissolved in an organic solvent or without the addition of an organic solvent to the raw material composition, and then the purifying agent is removed, and when a composition after the purifying agent is removed does not contain the organic solvent, the composition is provided as a target composition, and when the composition after the purifying agent is removed contains the organic solvent, the organic solvent is distilled off to provide a target composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: DIC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takashi Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 9348073
    Abstract: A photoreactive material layer includes an upper portion and a lower portion each including a uniformly aligned crosslinked photoreactive material, wherein the upper portion includes a first portion of the crosslinked photoreactive material and a second portion of the crosslinked photoreactive material, wherein the first portion of the photoreactive material and the second portion of the crosslinked photoreactive material are crosslinked with each other and aligned in a first direction, and the lower portion includes a third portion of the crosslinked photoreactive material and a fourth portion of the crosslinked photoreactive material, wherein the third portion of the crosslinked photoreactive material and the fourth portion of the crosslinked photoreactive material are crosslinked with each other and aligned in the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Suk Hoon Kang, Jun Woo Lee, Kyoung Tae Kim, Soo-Ryun Cho, Mi Hwa Lee, Baek Kyun Jeon
  • Patent number: 9139676
    Abstract: The invention relates to colorant compositions, and aqueous latex paints or other water-borne coatings made from them, which have a mitigated environmental impact. Levels of solvents, additives and impurities comprising volatile non-aqueous constituents, alkylphenol ethoxylates (and derivatives thereof), crystalline silica, and/or formaldehyde are decreased relative to those typical of preceding generations of colorants and tinted aqueous latex paints and other water-borne coatings. On the other hand, paint-performance as indicated by any of Stormer viscosity stabilization, rheological profile flow/leveling and sag resistance, water sensitivity and color transfer resistance is comparable to a paint in which the aforementioned solvents, additives and impurities are still present.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: Benjamin Moore & Co.
    Inventors: Yong Yang, Mohammed Asif, Robert J. Sheerin
  • Publication number: 20150132688
    Abstract: There is provided an actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition comprising (P) a resin having (a) a repeating unit represented by the specific formula; a resist film formed using the actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition; a pattern forming method comprising (i) a step of forming a film by using the actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition, (ii) a step of exposing the film, and (iii) a step of developing the exposed film by using a developer to form a pattern; a method for manufacturing an electronic device, comprising the pattern forming method; and an electronic device manufactured by the manufacturing method of an electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2015
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Natsumi YOKOKAWA, Shuji HIRANO, Hiroo TAKIZAWA, Wataru NIHASHI
  • Patent number: 9023950
    Abstract: The present invention provides a styrene-based star polymer with narrow dispersion and suitable as a resist material, etc. A star polymer of the present invention is represented by the formula A[C(Y)Xm]n (wherein A represents a polyvalent aliphatic hydrocarbon group with 4-15 carbons, C represents a carbon atom, X represents a styrene-based polymer chain, Y represents a hydroxy group or an oxo group, m represents an integer of 1 or 2, and n represents any integer from 2 to 5, with the proviso that if Y is a hydroxy group, m is 2, and if Y is an oxo group, m is 1). The star polymer can be produced by reacting a styrene-based polymer having an anionic end, and an aliphatic carboxylic acid ester represented by A(COOR)n (wherein R represents an alkyl group having 1-8 carbons, and A and n are as defined for the above formula).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akihiro Shirai, Takeshi Niitani
  • Publication number: 20150099851
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to resins made from cashew nutshell liquid and vinyl hydrocarbons and processes for manufacturing the resins. These resins exhibit lower viscosity than the phenol-based homologs. They also exhibit good compatibility with a wide range of solvents, mineral and natural oils, epoxy curing agents, liquid epoxy resins, and polymers, which make them suitable additives as non-reactive diluents for solvent-free coating formulations; tackifiers for structural adhesive, pressure sensitive and hot-melt adhesives; stabilizers for lubricants, fuel and polymer formulations; plasticizers for thermoplastic polymers and processing aid for rubber compounding and stabilizers for respective rubber artifacts. These resins are also valuable precursors for the manufacture of epoxy resins and polyols for coating, adhesive and composite formulations exhibiting ameliorated performance in water repellency, anti-corrosion, and fast hardness development during cure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2014
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventors: Mauricio Pinto, Hong Xu, Anbazhagan Natesh, Junhong Wei
  • Publication number: 20150079380
    Abstract: To suppress a phenomenon where an optical axis of the optically anisotropic layer is tilted when the optically anisotropic layer is produced by using a liquid crystalline compound showing smectic phase as a materials showing a higher level of orderliness. An optically anisotropic layer wherein a polymerizable composition, containing one or more polymerizable rod-like liquid crystal compound showing a smectic phase, is fixed in a state of smectic phase, and a direction of maximum refractive index of the optically anisotropic layer is inclined at 10° or smaller to the surface of the optically anisotropic layer, a method for manufacturing the same, a laminate and a method for manufacturing the same, a polarizing plate, a liquid crystal display device, and an organic EL display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ayako MURAMATSU, Shinnosuke SAKAI, Teruki NIORI, Shinichi MORISHIMA
  • Publication number: 20150025213
    Abstract: Here is provided a charge control resin which is prompt in charge rising up, excellent in electrostatic charging propensity and easy in manufacturing. This charge control resin contains a polymer as an active ingredient having a constituent unit represented by following Formula (1) in the Formula (1), R1 is independent of one another, and is a hydrogen atom, a hydroxyl group, a halogen atom, a carboxy-containing group, a straight-chained or branched alkyl group having 1-18 carbon atoms, or a straight-chained or branched alkoxy group having 1-18 carbon atoms; R2 is a hydrogen atom, a hydroxyl group, a halogen atom, a carboxy-containing group, a straight-chained or branched alkyl group having 1-18 carbon atoms, or a straight-chained or branched alkoxy group having 1-18 carbon atoms; g is a number of 1-3; h is a number of 1-3; and M is a hydrogen atom, an alkali metal, a straight-chained or branched alkyl group having 1-18 carbon atoms, an ammonium radical or a mixture of any of these.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Applicant: ORIENT CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masashi YASUMATSU, Kaori Inoue, Satoko Ozaki
  • Publication number: 20150014894
    Abstract: Provided is a curable composition for imprints having good patternability and dry etching resistance. Disclosed is a curable composition for imprints comprising a polymerizable monomer (Ax) having a substituent having an aromatic group and having a molecular weight of 100 or more, and a photopolymerization initiator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kunihiko KODAMA, Kyouhei SAKITA, Hiroyuki YONEZAWA
  • Patent number: 8927650
    Abstract: There are provided a radical polymerizable composition having a low viscosity suitable for coating and a cured product and a plastic lens each obtained by curing the composition, the cured product having a high refractive index, good adhesiveness to a plastic film substrate, and good adhesiveness kept even under high-temperature and high-humidity conditions. The radical polymerizable composition includes phenylbenzyl (meth)acrylate (A), an epoxy (meth)acrylate (X) having an aromatic ring in its molecular structure, and a radical polymerization initiator (Y) as essential components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuo Kobayashi, Akihiro Kondo, Atsuhisa Miyawaki, Naoya Ikushima, Kazuaki Hatsusaka
  • Publication number: 20150005465
    Abstract: The present invention provides polymers containing an acetoacetate moiety. The polymers may be readily functionalized and the functionalized polymers may be further derivatized to provide a wide variety of useful polymers having desirable chemical and physical properties. The polymers of the present invention may be employed in a wide variety of compositions. wherein R1-R6, w, y, and z are described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2012
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventors: David K. Hood, Surya Kamin, Karyn B. Visscher
  • Patent number: 8883946
    Abstract: Here is provided a charge control resin which is prompt in charge rising up, excellent in electrostatic charging propensity and easy in manufacturing. This charge control resin contains a polymer as an active ingredient having a constituent unit represented by following Formula (1) in the Formula (1), R1 is independent of one another, and is a hydrogen atom, a hydroxyl group, a halogen atom, a carboxy-containing group, a straight-chained or branched alkyl group having 1-18 carbon atoms, or a straight-chained or branched alkoxy group having 1-18 carbon atoms; R2 is a hydrogen atom, a hydroxyl group, a halogen atom, a carboxy-containing group, a straight-chained or branched alkyl group having 1-18 carbon atoms, or a straight-chained or branched alkoxy group having 1-18 carbon atoms; g is a number of 1-3; h is a number of 1-3; and M is a hydrogen atom, an alkali metal, a straight-chained or branched alkyl group having 1-18 carbon atoms, an ammonium radical or a mixture of any of these.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Orient Chemical Industries Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masashi Yasumatsu, Kaori Inoue, Satoko Ozaki
  • Publication number: 20140314826
    Abstract: The invention provides a method for inhibiting bacterial attachment to a surface, the method comprising forming the surface from a polymer, or applying a polymer to the surface, wherein the polymer is a homopolymer formed from a (meth) acrylate or (meth) acrylamide monomer or a copolymer formed from one or more (meth) acrylate or (meth) acrylamide monomers, wherein the (meth) acrylate or (meth) acrylamide monomers are of formula (I) or (II): [H2C?CR?—C(?O)—O—]nR??(I) [H2C?CR?—C(?O)—NH—]nR??(II) wherein n is 1, 2 or 3, R? is independently H or CH3, R is an organic group having a total of from 2 to 24 carbon atoms, wherein the organic group includes an aliphatic or aromatic hydrocarbon moiety and wherein the organic group does not include any hydroxyl groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2012
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicants: MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
    Inventors: Paul Williams, Morgan Russell Alexander, Martyn Christopher Davies, Robert Langer, Daniel Griffith Anderson
  • Publication number: 20140309314
    Abstract: Polymeric particles are provided that have pores (i.e., free volume or voids). The polymeric particles can be used to store or deliver active agents that are adsorbed in the pores of the polymeric particles. In many embodiments, the active agents are hydrophobic. Reaction mixtures and methods of forming the polymeric particles from the reaction mixtures are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2012
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Applicant: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventor: Hassan Sahouani
  • Publication number: 20140293202
    Abstract: Disclosed is an optical film produced by a method comprising continuously discharging a molten resin on a casting roll through a die lip of an extruder, wherein the molten resin contains a copolymer of (A) 75 to 99% by weight of an (meth)acrylate monomer that, when homopolymerized, has a negative intrinsic birefringence, and (B) 1 to 25% by weight of an (meth)acrylate monomer that, when homopolymerized, has a positive intrinsic birefringence, and a velocity ratio V2/V1 of 1.2 to 15 is satisfied wherein V1 represents a discharge velocity of the molten resin from the die lip, m/min; and V2 represents a surface velocity of the casting roll, m/min.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2012
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Koike, Akihiro Tagaya, Yasuo Matsumura, Akira Matsuo, Sayako Uchizawa
  • Publication number: 20140296444
    Abstract: Monomers, polymers and copolymers are provided that incorporate at least one naturally occurring phenolic compound, such as a plant phenol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: NDSU RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: BRET JA CHISHOLM, SAMIM ALAM, MUKUND SIBI, SELVAKUMAR SERMADURAI
  • Publication number: 20140272177
    Abstract: Disclosed is a dispersing agent to be used for dispersing metal particles, comprising a structural unit originating from a compound represented by a general formula of wherein R1 is a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, R2 is a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group with a carbon number equal to or greater than 1 and equal to or less than 9, a phenyl group, a bicyclopentenyl group, or a nonylphenyl group, x is 2 or 3, and n is equal to or greater than 1, and a structural unit that has an ionic group, wherein a number average molecular weight of the compound represented by general formula (I) is equal to or less than 10000.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventor: Masahiro Yanagisawa
  • Publication number: 20140275400
    Abstract: The present invention provides methylene beta-diketone monomers, methods for producing the same, and compositions and products formed therefrom. In the method for producing the methylene beta-diketones of the invention, a beta-diketone is reacted with a source of formaldehyde in a modified Knoevenagel reaction optionally in the presence of an acidic or basic catalyst, and optionally in the presence of an acidic or non-acidic solvent, to form reaction complex. The reaction complex may be an oligomeric complex. The reaction complex is subjected to further processing, which may be vaporization by contact with an energy transfer means in order to isolate the beta-diketone monomer. The present invention further compositions and products formed from methylene beta-diketone monomers of the invention, including monomer-based products (e.g., inks, adhesives, coatings, sealants or reactive molding) and polymer-based products (e.g., fibers, films, sheets, medical polymers, composite polymers and surfactants).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2012
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventors: Yangbin Chen, Adam G. Malofsky, Jeffrey M. Sullivan, Stanley C. Wojciak, Tanmoy Dey, Bernard M. Malofsky
  • Publication number: 20140242502
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an actinic-ray- or radiation-sensitive resin composition includes a compound (A) that contains a structure (P) containing at least one phenolic hydroxyl group and a structure (Q) containing at least one phenolic hydroxyl group whose hydrogen atom is replaced by a group (S) with a cyclic structure containing an acid crosslinking group, characterized in that the group (S) with a cyclic structure containing an acid crosslinking group is a group with a polycyclic structure or a group with a cyclic structure containing a hydroxymethyl group and/or an alkoxymethyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2014
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomotaka TSUCHIMURA, Hiroo TAKIZAWA
  • Publication number: 20140225047
    Abstract: To provide a photosensitive polymer, a phase difference film using the photosensitive polymer, and an optical film using the phase difference film. A solution is a photosensitive polymer having a constitutional unit represented by formula (1): wherein, in formula (1), for example, R1 is hydrogen or methyl; a is 2 or 3; p is an integer from 1 to 12; X1 is —O—, —COO— or —OCO—; b is an integer from 0 to 3; A1 is a divalent group selected from 1,4-phenylene or naphthalene-2,6-diyl, and in the divalent group, at least one of hydrogen may be replaced by fluorine or chlorine; Z1 is a single bond, —COO—, —CH?CH—COO—, —CH2CH2—COO—, —CH2O— or —CONH—; W1 and W2 are hydrogen, fluorine or 1-5C alkyl or alkoxy; Y1 is —O—; and R2 is 1-20C alkyl, and at least one of —CH2— in the alkyl may be replaced by —O—.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2014
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicants: JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION, JNC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Daisuke OOTSUKI
  • Publication number: 20140212810
    Abstract: A polymer comprising recurring units (a) of styrene having an HFA group and an ester group adjacent thereto and recurring units (b) having a hydroxyl group is used as base resin to formulate a negative resist composition. The negative resist composition has a high dissolution contrast in alkaline developer, high sensitivity, high resolution, good pattern profile after exposure, and a suppressed acid diffusion rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Koji Hasegawa, Daisuke Domon
  • Publication number: 20140187715
    Abstract: Provided are: a curable composition from which a cured article having excellent molding processability and high heat resistance as well as such a high Tg that it can be used as a molding resin for a SiC power semiconductor can be obtained; and a cured article thereof. The curable composition comprises: 100 parts by mass of a compound having at least two partial structures represented by the following Formula (1) in the molecule as a component (A); 0.5 to 3 parts by mass of a thermal radical generator as a component (B); and 0 to 50 parts by mass of other radical-reactive compound as a component (C): (wherein, ring A represents a benzene ring or a cyclohexyl ring; R1 represents an alkylene group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms; R2 represents an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms; a represents a number of 0 or 1; b represents an integer of 0 to 3; and c represents a number of 1 or 2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2012
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichiro Hiwatari, Atsuo Tomita, Tomoaki Saiki, Kiyoshi Murata
  • Patent number: 8759465
    Abstract: A class of bioinspired, cross linking polymers, created by working catechol functionalities into the backbone of a bulk polymer, is disclosed. Varied cross linking groups may be incorporated into different polymer backbones, and subsequently reacted with an array of reagents. An adhesive composition comprising a copolymer, the copolymer comprising pendant dihydroxyphenyl groups; and a crosslinking agent selected from the group consisting of, for example, oxidants, enzymes, metals, and light. A method of preparing an adhesive composition comprising copolymerizing a first monomer comprising pendant dihydroxy-protected dihydroxyphenyl groups; deprotecting the dihydroxy-protected dihydroxyphenyl groups; crosslinking the dihydroxyphenyl groups with a crosslinking agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Purdue Research Foundation
    Inventors: Jonathan James Wilker, Glenn Westwood, Trinity Noel Horton
  • Publication number: 20140172094
    Abstract: A shape memory polymer (SMP) intraocular lens may have a refractive index above 1.45, a Tg between 10° C. and 60° C., inclusive, de minimis or an absence of glistening, and substantially 100% transmissivity of light in the visible spectrum. The intraocular lens is then rolled at a temperature above Tg of the SMP material. The intraocular device is radially compressed within a die to a diameter of less than or equal to 1.8 mm while maintaining the temperature above Tg. The compressed intraocular lens device may be inserted through an incision less than 2 mm wide in a cornea or sclera or other anatomical structure. The lens can be inserted into the capsular bag, the ciliary sulcus, or other cavity through the incision. The SMP can substantially achieve refractive index values of greater than or equal to 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2013
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Inventors: Malik Y. Kahook, Naresh Mandava, Robin Shandas, Bryan Rech, Michael D. Lowery, Daniel Urbaniak
  • Publication number: 20140161993
    Abstract: Disclosed therein are an acrylate compound having a photoreactive group, a photoreactive acrylate polymer, and a photo-alignment layer comprising the same that not only have excellences in alignment properties and alignment rate and readiness for change in the alignment direction based on the polarization direction of radiation but also exhibit a high solubility to organic solvents and good workability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2013
    Publication date: June 12, 2014
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Dong-Woo Yoo, Sung-Ho Chun, Dai-Seung Choi
  • Publication number: 20140154428
    Abstract: Provided is a liquid crystal alignment layer of which a constituent member is a compound represented by the general formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2012
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Applicant: DIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Martin Schadt, Sayaka Nose, Yutaka Nagashima, Isa Nishiyama, Haruyoshi Takatsu
  • Publication number: 20140135417
    Abstract: Provided is a transparent pressure-sensitive adhesive agent convertible into an adhesive agent that allows adherends to be instantly fixed to each other, allows the adherends to be reattached to each other, is excellent in processability such as being able to be cut into a sheet shape, is not peeled from the adherends even when exposed to a high-temperature atmosphere such as one in a fire, and has such transparency as to hardly impair the designs of the adherends. The transparent pressure-sensitive adhesive agent convertible into an adhesive agent has pressure-sensitive adhesive property before being sintered, and has adhesive property after being sintered.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2012
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Sugino, Kunio Nagasaki, Kohei Doi, Takafumi Hida, Yusuke Nakayama
  • Publication number: 20140080990
    Abstract: An object of the invention is to provide a polymerizable compound having small refractive index anisotropy and having high storage stability and high alignment properties when constituting a polymerizable liquid crystal composition, and provide a polymerizable liquid crystal composition containing the polymerizable compound. Further, the object is to provide a polymer produced by polymerizing the polymerizable liquid crystal composition and an optically anisotropic body including the polymer. The present invention provides a polymerizable compound represented by general formula (I), a polymerizable liquid crystal composition containing the compound as a constituent component, and further provides a polymer produced by polymerizing the polymerizable liquid crystal composition and an optically anisotropic body including the polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2012
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: DIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetuo Kusumoto, Masahiro Horiguchi, Takashi Matsumoto, Yoshio Aoki, Masanao Hayashi, Masayuki Iwakubo
  • Publication number: 20140080989
    Abstract: Here is provided a charge control resin which is prompt in charge rising up, excellent in electrostatic charging propensity and easy in manufacturing. This charge control resin contains a polymer as an active ingredient having a constituent unit represented by following Formula (1) in the Formula (1), R1 is independent of one another, and is a hydrogen atom, a hydroxyl group, a halogen atom, a carboxy-containing group, a straight-chained or branched alkyl group having 1-18 carbon atoms, or a straight-chained or branched alkoxy group having 1-18 carbon atoms; R2 is a hydrogen atom, a hydroxyl group, a halogen atom, a carboxy-containing group, a straight-chained or branched alkyl group having 1-18 carbon atoms, or a straight-chained or branched alkoxy group having 1-18 carbon atoms; g is a number of 1-3; h is a number of 1-3; and M is a hydrogen atom, an alkali metal, a straight-chained or branched alkyl group having 1-18 carbon atoms, an ammonium radical or a mixture of any of these.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: ORIENT CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masashi Yasumatsu, Kaori Inoue, Satoko Ozaki
  • Publication number: 20140073717
    Abstract: A description is given of a photoreactive polymer preparable by radical polymerization using at least one photoreactive monomer, where the photoreactive monomer has at least one radically polymerizable C—C double bond, at least one hydrophilic group selected from an ethylene glycol group and polyethylene glycol groups having at least 2 ethylene glycol units, and at least one photoreactive group, the photoreactive group being a photoenolizable carbonyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Dieter URBAN, Ulrike LICHT, Theo SMIT, Christopher BARNER-KOWOLLIK, Guillaume DELAITTRE, Elena FRICK
  • Patent number: 8637606
    Abstract: Tires and tread are made from resin formed from the polymerization of phenol, aromatic, and terpene and/or mono- and bi-cyclic mono- and bi-unsaturated hydrocarbons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: Arizona Chemical Company, LLC
    Inventors: Wolfgang Pille-Wolf, Abhay Deshpande
  • Publication number: 20140024777
    Abstract: Disclosed are soft, high refractive index, acrylic device materials. The materials contain a functionalized alkylphenol ethoxylate to reduce glistenings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2013
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Inventors: Walter R. Laredo, Douglas C. Schlueter
  • Publication number: 20140008570
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymerizable compounds, to processes and intermediates for the preparation thereof, to liquid-crystal (LC) media comprising them, and to the use of the polymerizable compounds and LC media for optical, electro-optical and electronic purposes, in particular in LC displays, especially in LC displays of the PS (“polymer sustained”) or PSA (“polymer sustained alignment”) type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2013
    Publication date: January 9, 2014
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas TAUGERBECK, Martin ENGEL
  • Publication number: 20140002783
    Abstract: The invention provides an In situ polymerization process which does not require the use of polymerization initiators or solvents for obtaining an electro-optical apparatus wherein a compound having a polymerizable group, preferably an acrylate or methacrylate, is introduced into a cell formed of 1 to 100 microns thick, wherein said compound having a polymerizable group is maintained at a temperature which is above its melting temperature, and a direct current electric field is applied of at least 2.5 V/?m and for a time ranging between 5 minutes and 24 hours until the polymerization of the compound with the polymerizable group is achieved, an then cooled down to room temperature and removing the applied field.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2012
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Applicant: UNIVERSIDAD SANTIAGO DE CHILE
    Inventors: Eduardo Arturo Soto Bustamante, Victor Hugo Trujillo Rojo
  • Publication number: 20130345383
    Abstract: Branched and hyperbranched oligomers and polymers that contain a cashew nutshell oil or liquid component are provided. The novel oligomers and polymers are suitable for use as an oil, lubricant, coating, adhesive, resin or composite.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2012
    Publication date: December 26, 2013
    Applicant: NDSU RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Zhigang Chen, Ren Liu
  • Publication number: 20130324684
    Abstract: The present invention provides a diacetylene derivative represented by the following formula (A) which exhibits liquid crystallinity by itself and has a large refractive index anisotropy or does not exhibit liquid crystallinity by itself but exhibits a large refractive index anisotropy when added to a liquid crystalline compound: R1-Sp1-(Ar1)p-(Ar3)q-(Phe)r-C?C—C?C-(Phe)r-(Ar4)q-(Ar2)p-Sp2-R2??(A) (wherein R1 and R2 are a hydrogen, halogen, cyano, isothiocyanate, alkyl, alkenyl, alkynyl or reactive group, SP1 and SP2 are each a spacer group, Ar1 and Ar2 are each a non-substituted or substituted aromatic carbocyclic or heterocyclic group, Ar3 and Ar4 are each a non-substituted or substituted heterocyclic group, Phe is a non-substituted or substituted 1,4-phenylene group, and p, q and r are each 0 or 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Applicants: JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Yuki Arajawa, Gen-Ichi Konishi, Shunpei Nakajima, Sungmin Kang, Junji Watanabe, Takuya Matsumoto, Suzushi Nishimura, Takehiro Toyooka
  • Patent number: 8598293
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a resin composition comprising (a) from 30 to 70 wt. % of a vinyl ester resin, (b) from 30 to 70 wt. % of reactive diluent, wherein the resin composition comprises methacrylate containing compound and an itaconate ester as reactive diluent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2013
    Assignee: DSM IP Assets B.V.
    Inventors: Marian Henryk Szkudlarek, Johan Franz Gradius Antonius Jansen
  • Publication number: 20130309411
    Abstract: The present invention provides a birefringent lens material for a stereoscopic image display, the birefringent lens material containing two or more liquid crystal compounds each having at least one polymerizable functional group, a birefringent lens for a stereoscopic image display, the birefringent lens being formed by using the lens material, and a method for producing a birefringent lens for a stereoscopic image display using the lens material. The birefringent lens material for a stereoscopic image display and the birefringent lens for a stereoscopic image display of the present invention are good in terms of optical characteristics, durability, and productivity, in particular, productivity. The method for producing a birefringent lens for a stereoscopic image display of the present invention has good productivity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2011
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Applicant: DIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Kuwana, Hiroshi Hasebe
  • Publication number: 20130253159
    Abstract: An intraocular lens (IOL) with excellent non-glistening characteristics comprising at least one copolymer comprising: (a) one or more first monomeric subunits comprising a polymerized acrylate and/or methacrylate group, at least one side group comprising (i) an aryloxy moiety, and (ii) an aliphatic carbon moiety linking the aryloxy moiety with the polymerized acrylate or methacrylate group, wherein the aliphatic carbon moiety comprises at least one hydroxyl substituent, (b) one or more second monomeric subunits different from the first monomeric subunits comprising a polymerized acrylate and/or methacrylate group, and comprising at least one alkoxyalkyl side group, (c) one or more third monomeric subunits different from the first and second monomeric subunits, the third monomeric subunits comprising a polymerized acrylate and/or methacrylate group, and comprising at least one alkylene oxide side group, wherein the first monomeric subunit is present in a greater amount by weight than the second monomeric subun
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Inventors: Patrick H. Benz, Adam Reboul
  • Patent number: 8529789
    Abstract: A photochromic cured product exhibiting favorable photochromic properties such as a high color density and a large fading rate, and excellent base member properties such as a high hardness, a high heat resistance and a high impact resistance. A curable composition contains a polymerizable monomer which exhibits the L-scale Rockwell hardness of not larger than 40, a bifunctional polymerizable monomer which exhibits the L-scale Rockwell hardness of not smaller than 60, a polyfunctional polymerizable monomer which exhibits the L-scale Rockwell hardness of not smaller than 60, and a photochromic compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Tokuyama Corporation
    Inventors: Junji Momoda, Takayoshi Kawasaki, Toshiaki Ohtani
  • Patent number: 8530595
    Abstract: Polymerizable resin compositions and microstructures comprising the reaction product of such polymerizable resin compositions are described. The microstructures comprise the reaction product of a polymerizable resin composition comprising an organic portion having a refractive index of at least 1.56 wherein the polymerizable resin composition comprises a polymerizable ultraviolet absorbing compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Bryan V. Hunt, Eric W. Nelson
  • Publication number: 20130225778
    Abstract: Radiopaque polymer compositions and methods for making the compositions are provided. These radiopaque polymer compositions include shape memory polymer compositions comprising a crosslinked polymer network, the network comprising a first repeating unit derived from a monofunctional iodinated monomer and a second repeating unit derived from a multifunctional non-iodinated monomer wherein neither of the two monomers is fluorinated. Devices formed from radiopaque polymer compositions are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2011
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Inventors: Stephen Dean Goodrich, Michael Lyons, Jeffrey Paul Castleberry
  • Publication number: 20130208344
    Abstract: This invention relates to coloured polymer particles preferably with surface functionality for charge retention, a process for their preparation, the use of these particles for the preparation of an electrophoretic device, colour electrophoretic displays comprising such particle, and new polymerisable dyes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2011
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Louise Diane Farrand, Mark James, Emily Jane Thomas, Claire Topping, Jonathan Henry Wilson
  • Publication number: 20130211029
    Abstract: A photoreactive material layer includes an upper portion and a lower portion each including a uniformly aligned crosslinked photoreactive material, wherein the upper portion includes a first portion of the crosslinked photoreactive material and a second portion of the crosslinked photoreactive material, wherein the first portion of the photoreactive material and the second portion of the crosslinked photoreactive material are crosslinked with each other and aligned in a first direction, and the lower portion includes a third portion of the crosslinked photoreactive material and a fourth portion of the crosslinked photoreactive material, wherein the third portion of the crosslinked photoreactive material and the fourth portion of the crosslinked photoreactive material are crosslinked with each other and aligned in the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2012
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Applicant: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Suk Hoon KANG, Jun Woo LEE, Kyoung Tae KIM, Soo-Ryun CHO, Mi Hwa LEE, Baek Kyun JEON
  • Patent number: 8500807
    Abstract: The invention relates to an intraocular lens comprising at least one pharmaceutically-acceptable photochromic polymer that enables all or part of the intraocular lens to change colour reversibly when exposed to light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2013
    Assignee: Carl Zeiss Meditec SAS
    Inventors: Pascal Bernard, Marc Dolatkhani, Anne Pagnoux, Christophe Hupin
  • Patent number: 8492483
    Abstract: To provide a novel ABA-type triblock copolymer of vinyl ether series, comprising polyvinyl ether and an oxystyrene-series unit, and a process of producing the ABA-type copolymer at a series of steps. The invention relates to a novel ABA-type triblock copolymer comprising Segment A comprising an oxystyrene-series repeat unit (a) and Segment B comprising a vinyl ether-series repeat unit (b), in which the Segment A and the Segment B are bonded together with a single bond, and to a simple process of producing the same. The triblock copolymer can be produced at a series of steps in a simple manner, comprising living cationic polymerization of a vinyl ether-series monomer such as ethyl vinyl ether in the presence of a bifunctional initiator and a Lewis acid, and subsequently adding an oxystyrene-series monomer such as p-hydroxystyrene for living cationic polymerization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: Maruzen Petrochemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Norihiro Yoshida, Hijiri Aoki, Takahito Mita, Ami Yamaguchi, Kazuhiko Haba, Goro Sawada
  • Publication number: 20130171569
    Abstract: A resist underlayer film composition, wherein the composition contains a polymer obtained by condensation of a condensed body, the body being obtained by condensation of one or more kinds of a compound shown by the following general formula (1-1) with one or more kinds of a compound shown by the following general formula (2-3) and an equivalent body thereof, with one or more kinds of a compound shown by the following general formula (2-1), a compound shown by the following general formula (2-2), and an equivalent body thereof; a method for producing a polymer for a resist underlayer film; and a patterning process using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2012
    Publication date: July 4, 2013
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
  • Publication number: 20130143163
    Abstract: A pattern is printed by forming a photoresist layer on a wafer, forming a protective film thereon, exposure, and development. The protective film is formed from a composition comprising a copolymer of hydroxystyrene with acenaphthylene and/or vinylnaphthalene and a mixture of an alcohol solvent and an ether or aromatic solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2012
    Publication date: June 6, 2013
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.