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02/04/16
20160035565 
 Methods for fabricating integrated circuits using directed self-assembly chemoepitaxy patent thumbnailnew patent Methods for fabricating integrated circuits using directed self-assembly chemoepitaxy
Methods for directed self-assembly (dsa) using chemoepitaxy in the design and fabrication of integrated circuits are disclosed herein. An exemplary method includes forming an a or b-block attracting layer over a base semiconductor layer, forming a trench in the a or b-block attracting layer to expose a portion of the base semiconductor layer, and forming a neutral brush or mat or sams layer coating within the trench and over the base semiconductor layer.
Globalfoundries, Inc.


02/04/16
20160032224 
 Block copolymers as soil release agents in laundry processes patent thumbnailnew patent Block copolymers as soil release agents in laundry processes
Described are block copolymers which have been prepared by controlled free radical polymerization. Also described is the use of said block copolymers as soil release agents in laundry processes and a process to produce said block copolymers.
Henkel Ag & Co. Kgaa


02/04/16
20160032157 
 Adhesive composition and adhesive sheet using the same patent thumbnailnew patent Adhesive composition and adhesive sheet using the same
An adhesive composition includes an epoxy-based resin, an acryl-based resin, and a curing agent. The acryl-based resin includes a triblock copolymer of methyl methacrylate-butyl acrylate-methyl methacrylate, or a modified product thereof..
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160032096 
 Polymer composition and compound therefrom for isotropic film, extruded and molded article patent thumbnailnew patent Polymer composition and compound therefrom for isotropic film, extruded and molded article
The present invention provides polymer compositions containing a block copolymer having a formula a-b-a, wherein the block a is a vinyl aromatic block and the block b is a hydrogenated conjugated diene block, and compounds made from the polymer compositions. The block copolymer exhibits excellent flow characteristics, which allow it to be molded or extruded to isotropic articles.
Tsrc Corporation


02/04/16
20160030581 
 Biodegradable drug delivery compositions patent thumbnailnew patent Biodegradable drug delivery compositions
A biodegradable drug delivery compositions comprising a triblock copolymer containing a polyester and a polyethylene glycol and a diblock copolymer containing a polyester and an end-capped polyethylene glycol, as well as a pharmaceutically active principle is disclosed.. .
Medincell


02/04/16
20160030505 
 Compositions for prevention of adhesions and other barrier applications patent thumbnailnew patent Compositions for prevention of adhesions and other barrier applications
A method has been developed of preventing or limiting formation of adhesions by administering to a site in need thereof, in the absence of or after bleeding or leakage of fluid has been substantially stopped, a self-assembling material which forms a barrier to formation of adhesions. In certain embodiments, the self assembling materials are peptidomimetics, nucleotidomimetics, di- and triblock copolymers, n-alkylacrylamides, or dendimers.
Arch Biosurgery, Inc.


01/28/16
20160027685 
 Methods for fabricating integrated circuits using directed self-assembly patent thumbnailMethods for fabricating integrated circuits using directed self-assembly
Methods for fabricating integrated circuits are provided. In one example, a method for fabricating an integrated circuit includes forming a graphoepitaxy dsa directing confinement well using a sidewall of an etch layer that overlies a semiconductor substrate.
Global Foundries, Inc.


01/28/16
20160024250 
 Polymer compositions based on pxe patent thumbnailPolymer compositions based on pxe
New polymer compositions based on poly(2,6-dimethyl-1,4-phenylene oxide) and other high-softening-temperature polymers are disclosed. These materials have a microphase domain structure that has an ionically-conductive phase and a phase with good mechanical strength and a high softening temperature.
Seeo, Inc


01/28/16
20160024246 
 Microphase separation of block copolymer bottlebrushes patent thumbnailMicrophase separation of block copolymer bottlebrushes
Provided herein are microphase-separated materials including a plurality of block copolymers tethered together at their a-b junction points. The tethered-together block copolymers, referred to as a block copolymer bottlebrush, provide microphase-separated materials having smaller domain spacing than previously achievable using block copolymer systems..
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation


01/28/16
20160024244 
 Periodic nanostructures from self assembled wedge-type block-copolymers patent thumbnailPeriodic nanostructures from self assembled wedge-type block-copolymers
The invention provides a class of wedge-type block copolymers having a plurality of chemically different blocks, at least a portion of which incorporates a wedge group-containing block providing useful properties. For example, use of one or more wedge group-containing blocks in some block copolymers of the invention significantly inhibits chain entanglement and, thus, the present block copolymers materials provide a class of polymer materials capable of efficient molecular self-assembly to generate a range of structures, such as periodic nanostructures and microstructures.

01/28/16
20160023238 

Direct current superposition curing for resist reflow temperature enhancement


Techniques herein include methods for curing a layer of material (such as a resist) on a substrate to enable relatively greater heat reflow resistance. Increasing reflow resistance enables successful directed self-assembly of block copolymers.
Tokyo Electron Limited


01/28/16
20160023171 

Multiblock copolymers and methods of use


The present invention relates to polymer compositions and their manufacture. Specifically, the invention relates to multiblock polymers and copolymers, their fabrication, modification and/or functionalization and use as membranes or films..
University Of Notre Dame Du Lac


01/28/16
20160022877 

Medical tube article


The present invention relates to a medical tube article comprising a polymer mixture of a thermoplastic or thermo-curing polymer base material and an amphiphilic block copolymer.. .
Unomedical A/s


01/28/16
20160022823 

Albumin conjugated temperature and ph-sensitive multi-block copolymer, a preparation thereof and drug delivery system using the same


The present invention relates to a conjugate of albumin and a temperature- and ph-sensitive multi-block copolymer, a method of preparation thereof, and a sustained-release drug carrier comprising the same, and more specifically, to a conjugate in which polyethylene glycol-poly(amino urethane) (peg-pau) or polyethylene glycol-poly(amino ester urethane) (peg-paeu) multi-block copolymer is conjugated to albumin, a method of preparing the same, and a long-term sustained-release drug carrier comprising the same, capable of reducing an initial burst release of drugs and improving an affinity to drugs.. .
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University


01/28/16
20160022578 

Polypeptide based block copolymer and the process for the preparation thereof, and the polymer micelles using the same


The present disclosure relates to a polypeptide based block copolymer having biodegradability due to peptidase, and a process for the preparation thereof, and polymer micelles using the same. The block copolymer according to the present disclosure is a block copolymer of a polyethylene glycol-based compound having properties such that the solubility for water is different depending on the ph, but cannot form micelles due to a self-assembly phenomenon; and a polyglutamic acid-based compound formed using an aminolysis reaction of glutamic acid and tertiary amine in which the end of one alkyl group is substituted with nh2, or using an aminolysis reaction of glutamic acid and triamine.
Research & Business Foundation Sungyunkwan University


01/21/16
20160020465 

Manufacturing carbon-silicon composite


Disclosed herein are a manufacturing method of a carbon-silicon composite, including: (a) preparing a slurry solution including silicon (si)-block copolymer core-shell particles; (b) mixing the slurry solution with a carbon raw material to manufacture a mixed solution; (c) performing a primary carbonization process on the mixed solution, followed by pulverization, to manufacture a primary carbon-silicon composite; and (d) performing a secondary carbonization process on the primary carbon-silicon composite, followed by pulverization, to manufacture a secondary carbon-silicon composite, the carbon-silicon composite, an anode for a secondary battery manufactured by applying the carbon-silicon composite, and a secondary battery including the anode for a secondary battery.. .
Oci Company Ltd.


01/21/16
20160018337 

Color changing polymer films for detecting chemical and biological targets


A sensor system, and a method of detecting a target analyte, comprises a chemically functionalized block copolymer, and a target analyte. The block copolymer exhibits a color change in the visible spectrum upon exposure to the target analyte..
The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army


01/21/16
20160017139 

Additive composition for polymer-modified asphalt, polymer-modified asphalt composition comprising the same, and preparing the same


One aspect of the present invention provides an additive composition for polymer-modified asphalt including a block copolymer having a radial structure and a copolymer of an aromatic vinyl compound of which two ends have different molecular weights and a conjugated diene compound, and a method of preparing the same. When asphalt is prepared using the additive composition for polymer-modified asphalt, properties of the existing polymer-modified asphalt may be maintained while content of sulfur may be reduced, viscosity may decrease, and thereby processability and pavement performance may be improved..
Korea Kumho Petrochemical Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160017111 

Non-voc processing aids for use in manufacturing foams using low global warming potential blowing agents


A foamable polymeric mixture is provided that includes a polymer composition, at least one blowing agent, and at least one non-voc processing aid comprising one or more of an adipate ester; benzoate; fatty acids and their derivatives, propylene carbonate; ethylene oxide/propylene oxide block copolymer; styrene-methyl methacrylate copolymer; and a dispersion of organic salt of a fatty acid in copolymer. The blowing agent comprising at least one of carbon dioxide, hydrofluoroolefins, hydrochlorofluoroolefins and hydrofluorocarbons, and mixtures thereof..
Owens Corning Intellectual Capital, Llc


01/21/16
20160017103 

Cnt-polymer complex capable of self-doping by external stimuli and process for preparing the same


Provided are a cnt-polymer complex and a process for preparing the same. The cnt-polymer complex includes carbon nanotubes (cnt) coated with a block copolymer of a conjugated polymer and a non-conjugated polymer, wherein the non-conjugated polymer comprises at least one monomer selected from the group consisting of styrene, butadiene, isoprene, methacryl, acryl, acryl amide, methacryl amide, acrylonitrile, vinyl acetate, vinyl pyridine and vinyl pyrrolidone in which at least one selected from the group consisting of a sulfone group, carboxyl group, acryl group and phosphate group is protected with a protective group, and provides at least one dopant selected from the group consisting of a sulfone group, carboxyl group, acryl group and phosphate group by external stimuli so that self-doping is allowed; and the complex is soluble to an organic solvent in a neutral state but is insoluble to any solvent after subjecting it to external stimuli..
Korea Institute Of Science And Technology


01/21/16
20160017081 

Method for producing functionalized thermoplastic elastomers


A method for producing functionalized thermoplastic elastomers on the basis of grafting substrates, selected from olefine-block copolymers of composition 80 to 98 mass-% ethylene-/2 to 20 mass-% c3- to c-12-olefine units or partially crystalline propylene/ethylene and/or c4- to c-12-olefine and/or c4- to c12-diene-copolymers of composition 50 to 98 mass-% propylene-/2 to 50 mass-% c2,- and/or c4- to c12-olefine and/or c4- to c12-diene units or cross-linked styrene/define/styrene or styrene/olefine-block copolymers, wherein, in a liquid mixing reactor per 100 mass parts of particular grafting substrate—0.1 to 15 mass parts of at least one functional monomer from the series of functional groups comprising α,β-ethylenic unsaturated compounds or 0.1 to 15 mass parts of a monomer mixture comprising at least one of said functional monomers and—0.01 to 10 mass parts of at least one initiator forming free radicals having a 1-hour half-life temperature (thwz/1h) between 50 and 200° c. Are added and, at reaction temperatures between 40° c.
Byk Kometra Gmbh


01/21/16
20160017080 

Polysiloxane based block copolymers


The invention is directed to polysiloxane based block copolymers that comprise siloxane units and units derived from diol compounds comprising at least one pendant oligomeric or polymeric group. The block copolymers according to the invention surprisingly allows any glassware used during its preparation to be washed cleaned with water.
Dsm Ip Assets B.v.


01/21/16
20160015869 

Medical device and producing medical device


A medical device including a lubricating coating film (surface lubricating layer) that exerts excellent lubricity and durability is provided. The medical device includes, on a base layer, a surface lubricating layer formed from a block copolymer having a hydrophilic portion and a hydrophobic portion that has a reactive functional group.
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha


01/14/16
20160013515 

Electrolyte, lithium battery and lithium metal battery including the same, and preparing the electrolyte


An electrolyte including a block copolymer having a first domain and a second domain covalently linked to the first domain, an ionic liquid, an oligomer, an inorganic particle, and a lithium salt, wherein the first domain includes an ion conductive polymer block, and the second domain includes a non-conducting polymer block.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160013052 

Integration of absorption based heating bake methods into a photolithography track system


A method of patterning a layered substrate is provided that includes forming a layer of a block copolymer on a substrate, annealing the layer of the block copolymer to affect microphase segregation such that self-assembled domains are formed, and annealing the layer of the block copolymer a second time to refine or modify the microphase segregation, where one of the annealing steps uses an absorption based heating method.. .
Tokyo Electron Limited


01/14/16
20160009966 

Hot melt adhesive


Problem to be solved of the present invention is to provide a hot-melt adhesive agent which is capable of applying at low temperature, has an excellent adhesiveness at low temperature, and a disposable product obtained by employing the hot-melt adhesive agent. Means for solving the problem is a hot-melt adhesive agent comprised of a thermoplastic block copolymer (a) which is a copolymer of vinyl class aromatic hydrocarbons and conjugated diene compounds, wherein the thermoplastic block copolymer (a) comprises a radial type styrene block copolymer having a styrene content of 35 to 45% by weight and a diblock content of 50 to 90% by weight, and having a viscosity at 25° c.
Henkel Ag & Co. Kgaa


01/14/16
20160009902 

Article comprising poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane copolymer composition


Articles exhibiting flame retardancy and heat resistance are fabricated from a composition that includes specific amounts of a poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer reaction product, a flame retardant, and a reinforcing filler. Articles benefitting from the composition's properties include fuser holders for electrophotographic copiers, fan blades, battery parts for hybrid and electric vehicles, parts for automotive kinetic energy recovery systems, and electric vehicle junction boxes..
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.


01/14/16
20160009868 

Block copolymer and production the same


A block comprised of a copolymer is obtained by ring-opening polymerization of a cyclic polyarylene sulfide, so that a block copolymer is produced to have a maximum peak molecular weight measured by size exclusion chromatography (sec) in a range of not less than 2,000 and less than 2,000,000 and have a unimodal molecular weight distribution in this range.. .
Toray Industries, Inc.


01/14/16
20160009866 

Compositions of resin-linear organosiloxane block copolymers


Curable compositions of resin-linear organosiloxane block copolymers that exhibit stress relaxation behavior are disclosed.. .
Dow Corning Corporation


01/14/16
20160009836 

Method for producing propylene block copolymer


A method for producing a propylene-based block copolymer ensures excellent olefin polymerization activity and activity with respect to hydrogen (hydrogen response) during polymerization, and produces a propylene-based block copolymer that exhibits a high mfr, high stereoregularity, and excellent rigidity. The method includes copolymerizing propylene and an α-olefin in the presence of a catalyst that includes (i) a solid catalyst component that includes titanium, magnesium, a halogen, and a compound represented by r1o—c(═o)—o—z—or2, and (ii) a compound represented by r3palq3-p, to obtain a propylene-based block copolymer..
Toho Titanium Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160008766 

Method for producing acid gas separation composite membrane, and acid gas separation membrane module


A solution is to produce an acid gas separation composite membrane provided with an acid gas separation facilitated membrane on a porous support, including; arranging of a coating liquid for acid gas separation formed through dispersing or dissolving into water a polyvinyl acetal compound formed through crosslinking, by an acetal bond, block copolymers formed through bonding of a polymer block formed of polyvinyl alcohol and a polymer block formed of polyacrylate through a linking group, an acid gas carrier and at least one kind of anion other than hydroxide ion, carboxyl ion, carbonate ion and bicarbonate ion, and coating of the coating liquid for acid gas separation onto a hydrophobic surface of the porous support having hydrophobicity at least on one surface to form the acid gas separation facilitated transport membrane thereon.. .
Fujifilm Corporation


01/07/16
20160004163 

Lithographically produced features


The present invention relates to a method for modifying line edge roughness on a lithographically-produced feature in a material, the method comprising applying a block copolymer to an area on the feature having line edge roughness, the block copolymer comprising a charged hydrophilic polymer block and a non-charged hydrophilic polymer block.. .
The University Of Queensland


01/07/16
20160002826 

Fiber, fabric, and nonwoven fabric


To provide: a fiber having excellent adhesiveness, which is able to be bonded to a polar resin, a resin containing an inorganic filler (especially a glass fiber), a ceramic, glass, a metal or the like, without being subjected to a primer treatment or the like; and a nonwoven fabric. A fiber which is formed of a thermoplastic polymer composition that contains (a) a block copolymer which has (a1) at least one polymer block containing a aromatic vinyl compound unit and (a2) at least one polymer block containing a conjugated diene compound unit, (b) a polyvinyl acetal resin and (c) a compatibilizer, said thermoplastic polymer composition containing 5-100 parts by mass of the compatibilizer (c) per 100 parts by mass of the block copolymer (a)..
Kuraray Co., Ltd.


01/07/16
20160002509 

Optical adhesive with diffusive properties


Optical adhesives that also diffuse visible light include a blend of an adhesive matrix which is an optical adhesive and a block copolymer. The adhesive may be a pressure sensitive adhesive and contains either acid or basic functionality.
3m Innovative Properties Company


01/07/16
20160002508 

Cohesively failing, non-staining hot melt adhesives


A non-pressure sensitive hot melt adhesive for use in mailer applications uses a styrenic block copolymer (sbc) with a hydrogenated mid-block as the primary polymer in the composition. The adhesive contains about 10% to about 50% by weight of the sbc, about 2% to about 30% by weight of a polyolefin polymer as a secondary polymer in the composition, about 10% to about 70% by weight of a suitable plasticizer, about 0% to about 30% by weight of a wax, about 0% to about 50% by weight of one or more tackifying resins, about 0.1% to about 4% by weight of a stabilizer, and about 0% to about 3% by weight of auxiliary additives, so that the viscosity of the composition is equal to or less than about 10,000 cp at 163° c.
Bostik, Inc.


01/07/16
20160002461 

Composition containing cellulose and dispersant


The present invention provides a composition comprising cellulose and a dispersant, the composition being capable of improving the dispersibility of cellulose in resin. More specifically, the present invention provides a composition comprising cellulose and a dispersant, the dispersant comprising a resin affinity segment a and a cellulose affinity segment b and having a block copolymer structure or gradient copolymer structure..
Kyoto University


01/07/16
20160002460 

Epoxy resin composition, prepreg, and fiber-reinforced composite material


An epoxy resin composition according to the present invention comprises an epoxy compound (a), a block copolymer (b) and a curing agent (c), wherein the block copolymer (b) is composed of a polymer block (a) comprising a (meth)acrylic polymer and a polymer block (b) comprising an acrylic polymer that is different from the polymer block (a), said epoxy resin composition having such a property that a cured resin product produced by curing the epoxy resin composition forms a microphase-separated structure. A cured product of the epoxy resin composition forms a highly ordered phase structure, and therefore has excellent toughness and stiffness..
Toray Industries, Inc.


01/07/16
20160002420 

Polyamide-based resin film


The invention provides a biaxially oriented polyamide-based resin film, which contains a polyamide resin and 1 to 5% by mass of a polyamide-based block copolymer, and which is laminated with an adhesion-modifying layer containing a copolymerized polyester on at least one surface thereof. The polyamide-based block copolymer contains a hard constituent of a cyclic lactam residue having 4 to 10 carbon atoms and a soft constituent of a residue of a polyoxypropylene glycol or a polyoxytetramethylene glycol having a number average molecular weight of 500 to 3000.
Toyobo Co., Ltd.


01/07/16
20160002416 

Styrene-ethylene/butylene-styrene block copolymer devices


This disclosure describes polymeric devices including a polystyrene-b-poly(ethylene-co-butylene)-b-polystyrene having a styrene content of between 15 wt % and 70 wt %. The polymeric devices include a predetermined structural feature having a dimension of 20 nm to 1 cm.
University Of Washington Through Its Center For Commercialization


01/07/16
20160002405 

Amphiphilic derivatives of thioether containing block copolypeptides


Methods for preparation of novel amphiphilic derivatives of thioether containing block copolypeptides with narrow chain length distributions are described. These block copolymers can be chemically modified by oxidation and alkylation of the thioether containing residues.
The Regents Of The University Of California


01/07/16
20160002378 

(meth) acrylic block copolymer and process for producing the same


(wherein r1 is a methyl group, r2 and r3 are each independently a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, and n is an integer of 1 to 5).. .

01/07/16
20160000922 

Functionalised triblock copolymers and compositions containing such polymers


Amphiphilic triblock copolymers b-a-b, wherein a is a linear poly(ethylene glycol) block, having a number average molecular weight (mn) of between 900 and 3000 daltons, determined with size exclusion chromatography; wherein b are hydrophobic blocks with at least two cyclic monomers selected from the group consisting of glycolide, lactide, 1,3-dioxan-2-one, 5,5-dimethyl-1,3-dioxan-2-one, 1,4-dioxan-2-one, 1,4-dioxepan-2-one, 1,5-dioxepan-2-one, each b-block having a number average molecular weight (mn) of between 400 and 2000 daltons, determined with size exclusion chromatography; and wherein 25% to 100% of the polymer hydroxyl end-groups are covalently modified with at least one derivative of a c2-c20 fatty acid. The invention also relates to compositions with such polymers and the use thereof..
Ingell Technologies Holding B.v.


01/07/16
20160000071 

Photodegradable, biocompatible and efficient nano-encapsulated formulation


An encapsulated formulation includes an active agent and at least one encapsulating material. The active agent includes at least one chemical pesticide.

12/31/15
20150380759 

Aromatic sulfonic acid derivative, sulfonic acid group-containing polymer, block copolymer, polymer electrolyte material, polymer electrolyte form article, and polymer electrolyte fuel cell


Provided are an aromatic sulfonic acid derivative and a sulfonic acid group-containing polymer, each of which has excellent proton conductivity even under low humidification conditions, while having excellent mechanical strength and chemical stability, and enables a solid polymer fuel cell to achieve high output and excellent physical durability when used therein. This aromatic sulfonic acid derivative has a specific structure and is characterized in that a sulfonic acid group is introduced into more than 50% of all the phenyl groups.
Toray Industries, Inc.


12/31/15
20150380299 

Methods for providing spaced lithography features on a substrate by self-assembly of block copolymers


A method of forming a plurality of regularly spaced lithography features, e.g. Contact holes, including: providing a trench on a substrate, the trench having opposing side-walls and a base, with the side-walls having a width therebetween, wherein the trench is formed by photolithography including exposing the substrate using off-axis illumination whereby a modulation is provided to the side-walls of the trench; providing a self-assemblable block copolymer having first and second blocks in the trench; causing the self-assemblable block copolymer to self-assemble into an ordered layer in the trench, the layer having first domains of the first block and second domains of the second block; and selectively removing the first domain to form at least one regularly spaced row of lithography features having the second domain along the trench..
Asml Netherlands B.v.


12/31/15
20150380266 

Methods for providing lithography features on a substrate by self-assembly of block copolymers


Causing a self-assemblable block copolymer (bcp) having first and second blocks to migrate from a region surrounding a lithography recess of the substrate and a dummy recess on the substrate to within the lithography recess and the dummy recess, causing the bcp to self-assemble into an ordered layer within the lithography recess, the layer having a first block domain and a second block domain, and selectively removing the first domain to form a lithography feature having the second domain within the lithography recess, wherein a width of the dummy recess is smaller than the minimum width required by the bcp to self-assemble, the dummy recess is within the region of the substrate surrounding the lithography recess from which the bcp is caused to migrate, and the width between portions of a side-wall of the lithography recess is greater than the width between portions of a side-wall of the dummy recess.. .
Asml Netherlands B.v.


12/31/15
20150380260 

Semiconductor structures including self-assembled polymer domains registered to the underlying self-assembled polymer domains, templates comprising the same, and methods of forming the same


A semiconductor structure comprises a first self-assembled block copolymer material within a trench in a substrate and a second self-assembled block copolymer material overlying the first self-assembled block copolymer material. The first self-assembled block copolymer material comprises self-assembled polymer domains registered to sidewalls of the trench and extending a length of the trench.
Micron Technology, Inc.


12/31/15
20150380239 

Block co-polymer photoresist


An integrated circuit is made by depositing a pinning layer on a substrate. A block copolymer photoresist is formed on the pinning layer.
Pixelligent Technologies, Llc


12/31/15
20150378255 

Compositions comprising carboxy component and processes for photolithography


New photoresist compositions are provided that are useful for immersion lithography. Preferred photoresist compositions of the invention comprise one or more block copolymers.
Rohm And Haas Electronic Materials, Llc


12/31/15
20150376455 

Compositions for controlled assembly and improved ordering of silicon-containing block copolymers


The invention provides compositions and methods for inducing and enhancing order and nanostructures in organosilicon block copolymers compositions by including certain organic additives in such compositions that include one or more moieties comprising a hydrogen bond acceptor or a hydrogen bond donor. Such block copolymer compositions may be used, for example, as a mask for lithographic patterning as is used, for example, during various stages of semiconductor device fabrication..
The Regents Of The University Of California


12/31/15
20150376454 

Methods for manufacturing block copolymers and articles manufactured therefrom


Disclosed herein is an article comprising a substrate; upon which is disposed a composition comprising: a first block copolymer that comprises a first block and a second block; where the first block has a higher surface energy than the second block; a second block copolymer that comprises a first block and a second block; where the first block of the first block copolymer is chemically the same as or similar to the first block of the second block copolymer and the second block of the first block copolymer is chemically the same as or similar to the second block of the second block copolymer; where the first and the second block copolymer have a chi parameter greater than 0.04 at a temperature of 200° c.. .
Rohm And Haas Electronic Materials Llc


12/31/15
20150376408 

Methods for manufacturing block copolymers and articles manufactured therefrom


Disclosed herein is a composition comprising a first block copolymer that comprises a first block and a second block; where the first block has a higher surface energy than the second block; a second block copolymer that comprises a first block and a second block; where the first block of the first block copolymer is chemically the same as or similar to the first block of the second block copolymer and the second block of the first block copolymer is chemically the same as or similar to the second block of the second block copolymer; where the weight percent based on total solids of the first block of the second block copolymer is greater than that of the first block of the first block copolymer; where the first block copolymer phase separates into a first morphology of cylindrical or lamellar domains when disposed singly on a substrate.. .
Rohm And Haas Electronic Materials Llc


12/31/15
20150376364 

Hydrophilic membranes and preparation thereof (iv)


Disclosed is a hydrophilic porous membrane comprising a block copolymer of the formula: a-b-a (i) or a-b (ii), wherein block a is (i) a copolymer of glycidol and allyl glycidyl ether, the copolymer having one or more allyl groups; or (ii) a copolymer of glycidol and allyl glycidyl ether, wherein one or more of the allyl groups of the copolymer have been replaced with 1,2-dihydroxypropyl group or a group of the formula: —(ch2)a—s—(ch2)b—x, wherein a, b, and x are as defined herein, and block b is an aromatic hydrophobic polymeric segment, for example, polyethersulfone. Also disclosure is a method of preparing such porous membranes..
Pall Corporation


12/31/15
20150376362 

Membranes comprising cellulosic material and hydrophilic block copolymer (v)


Disclosed is a porous membrane comprising a cellulosic material and a copolymer of the formula: a-b-a (i) or a-b (ii), wherein block a, for example, polyglycerol, a polymer of allyl glycidyl ether, or a copolymer of glycidol and allyl glycidyl ether, or a polymer of allyl glycidyl ether or a copolymer of glycidol and allyl glycidyl ether wherein one or more allyl groups having been replaced by hydrophilic groups. Also disclosed is a method for preparing such a membrane..
Pall Corporation


12/31/15
20150376342 

Hydrophilic block copolymers and preparation thereof (iii)


Disclosed are block copolymers suitable for preparing hydrophilic porous membranes, wherein the block copolymers are of the formula: a-b-a (i) and a-b (ii), wherein block a is (i) a copolymer of glycidol and allyl glycidyl ether, the copolymer having one or more allyl groups; or (ii) a copolymer of glycidol and allyl glycidyl ether, wherein one or more of the allyl groups of the copolymer have been replaced with 1,2-dihydroxypropyl group or a group of the formula: —(ch2)a—s—(ch2)b—x, wherein a, b, and x are as defined herein, and block b is an aromatic hydrophobic polymeric segment, for example, polyethersulfone. Also disclosed is a method of preparing such block copolymers..
Pall Corporation


12/31/15
20150376341 

Hydrophilic block copolymers and membranes prepared therefrom (ii)


Disclosed is a block copolymer of the formula: a-b-a (i) or a-b (ii), wherein block a is: (i) a polymer of allyl glycidyl ether or (ii) a polymer of allyl glycidyl ether wherein one more of the allyl groups have been replaced with 1,2-dihydroxypropyl group or a group of the formula: —(ch2)a—s—(ch2)b—x, wherein a, b, and x are defined herein. The block copolymers find use as wetting agents in the preparation of porous membranes from aromatic hydrophobic polymers such as polyethersulfone.
Pall Corporation


12/31/15
20150376340 

Hydrophilic block copolymers and membranes prepared therefrom (i)


Disclosed are block copolymers of the formula a-b-a (i) or a-b (ii), comprising blocks a and b, wherein block a is a hydrophilic polymeric segment comprising polyglycerol and block b is an aromatic hydrophobic polymeric segment. The block copolymers find use as wetting agents in the preparation of porous membranes from aromatic hydrophobic polymers such as polyethersulfone..
Pall Corporation


12/31/15
20150375262 

Method of forming oriented block copolymer line patterns, block copolymer line patterns formed thereby, and their use to form patterned articles


A block copolymer film having a line pattern with a high degree of long-range order is formed by a method that includes forming a block copolymer film on a substrate surface with parallel facets, and annealing the block copolymer film to form an annealed block copolymer film having linear microdomains parallel to the substrate surface and orthogonal to the parallel facets of the substrate. The line-patterned block copolymer films are useful for the fabrication of magnetic storage media, polarizing devices, and arrays of nanowires..
The Regents Of The University Of California


12/31/15
20150375199 

Rotary enthalpy exchange wheel having sulfonated block copolymer


A rotary enthalpy exchange wheel having a rotatable wheel with air passageways extending from a front side to a back side for passing air streams therethrough. The wheel has a rigid substrate which is coated or laminated with a desiccant composition having a sulfonated block copolymer.
Kraton Polymers U.s. Llc


12/31/15
20150374885 

Biodegradable triblock copolymers for implantable devices


The present invention is directed to polymeric materials made of biodegradable, bioabsorbable triblock copolymers and implantable devices (e.g., drug-delivery stents) containing such polymeric materials. The polymeric materials may also contain at least one therapeutic substance.
Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.


12/24/15
20150370186 

Toner formulations for controlling wax dispersion and domain size


Wax dispersion and domain size can be effectively controlled by incorporating a small amount of a hybrid resin binder and or a wax compatibilizer in the toner formulation. Such toners show smaller wax domain size and improved fusing offset window, fusegrade and filming resistance, and therefore improved print quality and reliability.
Lexmark International, Inc.


12/24/15
20150370159 

Anhydride copolymer top coats for orientation control of thin film block copolymers


The present invention involves the use of random copolymer top coats that can be spin coated onto block copolymer thin films and used to control the interfacial energy of the top coat-block copolymer interface. The top coats are soluble in aqueous weak base and can change surface energy once they are deposited onto the block copolymer thin film.
Board Of Regents The University Of Texas System


12/24/15
20150368521 

Heat activated pressure sensitive adhesive


A composition having three components. The first component is from 20 to 80 wt % of a styrene-diene block copolymer having from 10-30 wt % polymerized units of styrene, wherein the block copolymer is present as a dispersion of copolymer in water, and the dispersion contains less than 5 wt % organic solvent based on total dispersion weight.
Dow Global Technologies Llc


12/24/15
20150368464 

Reinforced polyestercarbonate, polycarbonate-polydiorganosiloxane, poly(butylene-terephthalate) blend, and article comprising same


A composition includes specific amounts of a poly(butylene terephthalate), a reinforcing filler, and a polycarbonate that includes a copolyestercarbonate and a polycarbonate-polydiorganosiloxane block copolymer. The copolyestercarbonate includes aliphatic ester groups.
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.


12/24/15
20150368456 

Thermoplastic polymer composition, sheet or film, and multi-layered film


Provided are a thermoplastic polymer composition having good mold processability, flexibility, rubber elasticity, scratch resistance, abrasion resistance, transparency, ease of coating, and mechanical properties when formed into a sheet or film, a sheet or film produced using the thermoplastic polymer composition, and a multi-layered film. The thermoplastic polymer composition includes (i) a block copolymer having a number average molecular weight of 30,000 to 200,000, or a hydrogenated product thereof, which has a polymer block (a) mainly composed of α-methylstyrene units and a polymer block (b) mainly composed of conjugated diene compound units or isobutylene units, (ii) an acryl-based polymer, and (iii) a softening agent at a ratio satisfying the formulae (1) and (2) as described in claim 1, and has a sea-island structure in which the components (ii) are dispersed in the form of particles in a continuous phase including the component (i), in which the average dispersed particle diameter of the dispersed particles of the components (ii) is 200 nm or less, and 35% by mass or more of the dispersed particles have dispersed particle diameters of less than 60 nm..
Kuraray Co., Ltd.


12/24/15
20150368455 

Thermoplastic polymer composition, shoes and outer soles


Provided are a thermoplastic polymer composition having excellent mechanical strength and also having both of abrasion resistance and transparency; shoes, in which the thermoplastic polymer composition is used; and an outer sole, in which the thermoplastic polymer composition is used. The thermoplastic polymer composition contains (i) a hydrogenated product of a block copolymer having a polymer block (a) mainly containing α-methylstyrene units and a polymer block (b) mainly containing conjugated diene compound units; (ii) a hydrogenated product of a block copolymer having a polymer block (a′) mainly containing aromatic vinyl compound units other than α-methylstyrene and a polymer block (b′) mainly containing conjugated diene compound units, in which the block copolymer has a hydroxyl group; (iii) a polypropylene-based polymer; and (iv) a polyethylene-based polymer..
Kuraray Co., Ltd.


12/24/15
20150368454 

Bleed-resistant, oil-extended olefin block copolymer composition with surface-active agent


The present disclosure provides an oil-extended olefin block copolymer composition. The oil-extended olefin block copolymer composition includes an olefin block copolymer, an oil, and a surface-active agent and may optionally include an olefin-based polymer.
Dow Global Technologies Llc


12/24/15
20150368406 

Biodegradable and biocompatible shape memory polymers


This invention relates to shape memory block copolymers comprising: at least one switching segment having a ttrans from 10 to 70° c.; and at least one soft segment, wherein at least one of the switching segments in linked to at least one of the soft segments by at least one linkage, and wherein the copolymer transforms from a first shape to a second shape by application of a first stimulus and the copolymer transforms back to the first shape from the second shape by application of a second stimulus. The shape memory block copolymers may be biocompatible and biodegradable..
Agency For Science, Technology And Research


12/24/15
20150368401 

Block copolymers for stable micelles


The present invention relates to the field of polymer chemistry and more particularly to multiblock copolymers and micelles comprising the same. Compositions herein are useful for drug-delivery applications..
Intezyne Technologies, Inc.


12/24/15
20150368396 

Functionalized polyoxymethylene block copolymers


The invention relates to a method for producing functionalized polyoxymethylene block copolymers comprising the step of polymerizing formaldehyde in a reaction vessel in the presence of a catalyst, the polymerization of formaldehyde in addition taking place in the presence of a starter compound comprising at least 2 zerewitinoff active h atoms, to obtain an intermediate product. The intermediate product obtained is subsequently reacted with a cyclic carboxylic acid ester or carbonic acid ester, thus obtaining a functionalized polyoxymethylene block copolymer.
Bayer Materialscience Ag


12/24/15
20150368391 

Improved powdered thermoplastic polyolefin elastomer composition for slush molding


The present invention relates to a thermoplastic polyolefin elastomer composition in powder form comprising an olefin block copolymer and optionally a high density polyethylene (hdpe), said composition having a shore a hardness greater than 75, a tg less than −45° c., a distinct melting peak greater than 95° c., a zero shear viscosity equal to or less than 1,200 pa-s and a particle size distribution wherein 85 percent of the particles fall between 150 microns to 420 microns and no particles are greater than 500 microns. Said composition demonstrates good pulverizing and flow characteristics at a temperature of 5° c.
Dow Global Technologies Llc


12/17/15
20150364335 

Methods for providing spaced lithography features on a substrate by self-assembly of block copolymers


A method of forming a plurality of regularly spaced lithography features, the method including providing a self-assemblable block copolymer having first and second blocks in a plurality of trenches on a substrate, each trench including opposing side-walls and a base, with the side-walls having a width therebetween, wherein a first trench has a greater width than a second trench; causing the self-assemblable block copolymer to self-assemble into an ordered layer in each trench, the layer having a first domain of the first block alternating with a second domain of the second block, wherein the first and second trenches have the same number of each respective domain; and selectively removing the first domain to form regularly spaced rows of lithography features having the second domain along each trench, wherein the pitch of the features in the first trench is greater than the pitch of the features in the second trench.. .
Asml Netherlands B.v.


12/17/15
20150361261 

Resin composition and resin molded article


A resin composition includes an aromatic polycarbonate, a styrene-based polymer, a polylactic acid resin, and an acrylic block copolymer that includes a polymer block containing a constitutional unit derived from an acrylic acid ester and a polymer block containing a constitutional unit derived from a methacrylic acid ester.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


12/17/15
20150361258 

Poly (lactic acid)-based biocomposite materials having improved toughness and heat distortion temperature and methods of making and using thereof


Super tough poly (lactic acid) (pla)-based blends showing non break impact behavior have been developed. The blend contains a pla resin, (b) a thermoplastic elastomeric block copolymer, and (c) a functionalized polyolefin copolymer.
University Of Guelph


12/17/15
20150361219 

Biodegradable surfactant, preparation method and use thereof


The invention provides a methoxypoly(ethylene glycol)-poly(lactide) block copolymer capped with phenylalanine group. The block copolymer is represented by formula (i), wherein r is acyl amine group, a=20-200, b=5-50; and molecular weights of the ethoxypoly(ethylene glycol) block component and the poly(lactide) block component respectively range from 1000-5000 and 1000-10000.
Polymer Chemical Co. Ltd.


12/17/15
20150361212 

Polylactic resin composition, molded product, and producing polylactic resin composition


A polylactic acid resin composition includes 100 parts by weight of a polylactic acid block copolymer constituted of a poly-l-lactic acid segment(s) containing as a major component l-lactic acid and a poly-d-lactic acid segment(s) containing as a major component d-lactic acid; and 0.05 to 2 parts by weight of a cyclic compound containing a glycidyl group or acid anhydride. The polylactic acid resin composition has better mechanical properties, durability, and heat resistance, as well as excellent wet heat properties and dry heat properties, which are given by the end-capping effect of a cyclic compound containing a glycidyl group or acid anhydride exerted on the polylactic acid resin composition..
Toray Industries, Inc.


12/17/15
20150359777 

Preparation polymeric micellar nanoparticles composition containing a poorly water-soluble drug


Provided is a method for preparing a poorly water-soluble drug-containing polymeric micellar nanoparticle composition, which includes: dissolving a poorly water-soluble drug, a salt of polylactic acid or polylactic acid derivative, whose carboxylic acid end is bound to an alkali metal ion, and an amphiphilic block copolymer into an organic solvent; and adding an aqueous solution to the resultant mixture in the organic solvent to form micelles, wherein the method requires no separate operation to remove the organic solvent prior to the formation of micelles. The method for preparing a poorly water-soluble drug-containing polymeric micellar nanoparticle composition is simple, reduces the processing time, and is amenable to mass production..
Samyang Biopharmaceuticals Corporation


12/10/15
20150356989 

Hybrid-guided block copolymer assembly


A method for nano-patterning includes imprinting features in a resist with an imprint mold to form one or more topographic surface patterns on the imprinted resist. A block copolymer (“bcp”) material is deposited on the imprinted resist, wherein a molecular dimension l0 of the bcp material correlates by an integer multiple to a spacing dimension of the one or more topographic surface patterns on the imprinted resist.
Seagate Technology Llc


12/10/15
20150353763 

Polylactide/silicon-containing block copolymers for nanolithography


The present invention includes a diblock copolymer system that self-assembles at very low molecular weights to form very small features. In one embodiment, one polymer in the block copolymer contains silicon, and the other polymer is a polylactide.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


12/10/15
20150353676 

Polymeric nanoparticles and a process of preparation thereof


The present invention relates to the field of nanotechnology, in particular, to the production of biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles. The present invention provides a biodegradable polymeric nanoparticle made up of a block copolymer and a process for producing the same.
Nanoproteagen, Ltd.


12/10/15
20150351389 

Biocide formulation and treating water


The present invention provides a biocide formulation comprising a biocide in a micelle, wherein the micelle comprises a block copolymer having a biocide-solubilizing part and a water-soluble part, and a quaternary ammonium stabilizing compound. The present invention also provides a method for controlling microorganisms by eliminating and/or preventing biofilm formation in an aqueous environment..
Kemira Oyj


12/03/15
20150348839 

Directed self assembly of block copolymers to form vias aligned with interconnects


A method of an aspect includes forming an interconnect line etch opening in a hardmask layer. The hardmask layer is over a dielectric layer that has an interconnect line disposed therein.

12/03/15
20150344684 

Hydrogenated block copolymer pellet, polyolefin resin composition, and molded product thereof


It is an object of the present invention to provide a hydrogenated block copolymer pellet, which has the ability to become a molded product that is excellent in transparency, flexibility, bleeding resistance, and low combustion ash content, without causing blocking among pellets. A hydrogenated block copolymer pellet having 100 parts by mass of a pellet molded product of hydrogenated block copolymer a and 0.01 to 1.5 parts by mass of a dusting agent of polyethylene powder b, wherein the hydrogenated block copolymer a has at least one polymeric block a mainly including a vinyl aromatic monomer unit and at least one polymeric block b mainly including a conjugated diene monomer unit, in which a total of a 1,2-bond content and a 3,4-bond content in the polymeric block b before hydrogenation is 40% to 90%, the hydrogenated block copolymer a has a hardness of 30° to 67°, a content of the polymeric block a in the hydrogenated block copolymer a is 5% to 30% by mass, and the polyethylene powder b has a number average molecular weight of 15,000 or less, an average particle diameter of 1 to 15 μm, and an angle of repose of 45° to 70°..
Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation


12/03/15
20150344655 

Membrane comprising self-assembled block copolymer and process for producing the same by spin coating (iia)


Wherein r1-r4, n, and m are as described herein, which find use in preparing nanoporous membranes. Embodiments of the membranes contain a block copolymer that self-assembles into a cylindrical morphology.

12/03/15
20150344654 

Self-assembled structure and membrane comprising block copolymer and process for producing the same by spin coating (iiia)


Wherein r1-r4, n, and m are as described herein, which find use in preparing nanoporous membranes. In embodiments of the self-assembled structure, the block copolymer self-assembles into a cylindrical morphology.

12/03/15
20150344653 

Self-assembled structure and membrane comprising block copolymer and process for producing the same by spin coating (va)


Wherein r1-r4, n, and m are as described herein, which find use in preparing porous membranes. In an embodiment, the diblock copolymer is present in the self-assembled structures in a cylindrical morphology.

12/03/15
20150344641 

Self-assembling polymers - iii


Wherein r1 is —(chr—ch2—o)p—r′, p=2-6, r is h or methyl, and r′ is h, c1-c6 alkyl, or c3-c11 cycloalkyl, r2 is c6-c20 aryl, one of r3 and r4 is c6-c14 aryl or heteroaryl, and the other is c1-c22 alkoxy, and n and m are independently 2 to about 2000, which find use in preparing self-assembled structures and porous membranes. Embodiments of the self-assembled structures contain the diblock copolymer in a cylindrical morphology.

12/03/15
20150344640 

Self-assembling polymers - iv


Wherein r1 is —(chr—ch2—o)p—r′, p=2-6, r is h or methyl, and r′ is h, a c1-c6 alkyl or c3-c11 cycloalkyl, r2 is c6-c20 aryl or heteroaryl, one of r3 and r4 is c6-c14 aryl and the other is c1-c22 alkoxy, and n and m are independently 2 to about 2000, which find use in preparing self-assembled structures and porous membranes. Embodiments of the self-assembled structures contain the block copolymer in a cylindrical morphology.

12/03/15
20150344639 

Self-assembling polymers - i


Wherein r1-r4, n, and m are as described herein, which find use in preparing porous membranes. Embodiments of the membranes contain the diblock copolymer self-assembled into a cylindrical morphology.

12/03/15
20150344638 

Self-assembled structure and membrane comprising block copolymer and process for producing the same by spin coating (via)


Wherein r1-r4, n, and m are as described herein, which find use in preparing nanoporous membranes. In an embodiment, the block copolymer self-assembles into a cylindrical morphology.

12/03/15
20150344637 

Self-assembled structure and membrane comprising block copolymer and process for producing the same by spin coating (iva)


Wherein r1-r4, n, and m are as described herein, which find use in preparing nanoporous membranes. In an embodiment, the block copolymer self-assembles into a cylindrical morphology.

12/03/15
20150344609 

Self-assembling polymers - v


Wherein r1-r4, n, and m are as described herein, which find use in preparing self-assembled structures and porous membranes. Embodiments of the self-assembled structures contain the diblock copolymer in a cylindrical morphology.

12/03/15
20150343398 

Membrane comprising self-assembled block copolymer and process for producing the same by spray coating (iic)


Wherein r1—r4, n, and m are as described herein, which find use in preparing nanoporous membranes. Embodiments of the membranes contain the block copolymer that self-assembles into a cylindrical morphology.

12/03/15
20150343397 

Membrane comprising self-assembled block copolymer and process for producing the same by spray coating (ic)


Wherein r1-r4, n, and m are as described herein, which find use in preparing porous membranes. Embodiments of the membranes contain the diblock copolymer self-assembled into a cylindrical morphology.

12/03/15
20150343396 

Membrane comprising self-assembled block copolymer and process for producing the same by hybrid casting (ib)


Wherein r1-r4, n, and m are as described herein, which find use in preparing porous membranes. Embodiments of the membranes contain the diblock copolymer that self-assembles into a cylindrical morphology.

12/03/15
20150343395 

Membrane comprising self-assembled block copolymer and process for producing the same by hybrid casting (iib)


Wherein r1-r4, n, and m are as described herein, which find use in preparing nanoporous membranes. Embodiments of the membranes contain the block copolymer that self-assembles into a cylindrical morphology.

11/26/15
20150340232 

Method for fabricating a template of conductors on a substrate by means of block copolymers


The method for fabricating patterns made from first material having: providing a substrate covered by a covering layer, forming a first mask by means of a self-assembled structure of block copolymers, the first mask having first patterns, making a second mask from the first mask, the second mask having a second series of patterns organized according to the first repetition pitch or an integral multiple of the first repetition pitch, the second series having less patterns than the first series, depositing and exposing a resin layer to form an intermediate mask on the first mask, the intermediate mask covering a part of the first patterns formed in the first mask and having second holes facing the first holes, etching the covering layer through the facing first and second holes to form third holes, filling the third holes with a first material to form the patterns made from first material.. .
Commissariat à L 'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


11/26/15
20150338555 

Optical fiber coating with non-radiation-curable acrylic hard-soft block copolymer


An optical fiber coating composition that includes an acrylic copolymer. The acrylic copolymer is a block copolymer that includes two or more acrylic blocks.
Corning Incorporated


11/26/15
20150337241 

Thickened aqueous detergent liquid


A thickened aqueous detergent liquid comprising: (i) at least 5 wt % of a surfactant system comprising anionic surfactant, (ii) at least 0.2 wt % of a thickening system comprising a linear copolymer formed by the addition polymerisation of: (a) 0.1 to 5 wt % of a first monomer consisting of an ethylenically unsaturated diacid of formula (i): hooc—cr1═cr2—cooh (i) or an unsaturated cyclic anhydride precursor of such an ethylenically unsaturated diacid, the anhydride having formula (ii), where r1 and r2 are individually selected from h, c1-c3 alkyl, phenyl, chlorine and bromine; (b) 15 to 60 wt % of a second ethylenically unsaturated monoacidic monomer consisting of (meth)acrylic acid; (c) 30 to 70 wt % of a third ethylenically unsaturated monomer consisting of c1-c8 alkyl ester of (meth)acrylic acid; (d) 1 to 25 wt %, of a fourth ethylenically unsaturated monomer, consisting of surfmer of formula (iii), wherein each r3 and r4 are each independently selected from h, methyl, —c(═o)oh, or —c(═o)or5; r5 is a c1-c30 alkyl; t is —ch2c(═o)o—, —c(═o)o—, —o—, —ch2o—, —nhc(═o)nh—, —c(═o)nh—, —ar—(ce2)z—nhc(═o)o—, —ar—(ce2)z—nhc(═o)nh—, or ch2ch2nhc(═o)—ar is divalent aryl; e is h or methyl; z is 0 or 1; k is an integer in the range of 0 to 30; and m is 0 or 1; with the proviso that when k is 0, m is 0, and when k is in the range of 1 to 30; m is 1; (r6o)n is polyoxyalkylene, which is a homopolymer, a random copolymer, or a block copolymer of c2-c4-oxyalkylene units, wherein r6 is c2h4, c3h6, c4h8, or a mixture thereof, and n is an integer in the range of 5 to 250; y is —r6o—, —r6—, —c(═o)—, —c(═o)nh—, ═r6nhc(═o)nh—, or —c(═o)nhc(═o)—; and r7 is substituted or unsubstituted alkyl selected from the group consisting of c8-c40 linear alkyl, c8-c40 branched alkyl, c8-c40 carbocyclic alkyl, c2-c40 alkyl-substituted, phenyl, aryl-substituted c2-c40 alkyl, and c8c80 complex ester; wherein the r7 alkyl group optionally comprises one or more substituents selected from the group consisting of hydroxy, alkoxy, and halogen.. .
Conopco, Inc. D/b/a Unilever


11/26/15
20150337186 

Hot melt adhesive containing a polyamide/ polyolefin hybrid polymer


The invention discloses a hot melt composition comprising a block copolymer consisting of at least two blocks as reaction product of a polyamide having a molecular weight of 5000 g/mol to 100000 g/mol and a modified olefin copolymer having a molecular weight of 3000 to 100000 g/mol and containing covalently bound organic acid anhydride groups to the polymer chain, wherein the polyamide has an amine number from 0.2 to 10 and the olefin copolymer has an acid number from 1 to 100.. .
Henkel Ag & Co. Kgaa


11/26/15
20150337177 

Detachable adhesive strip


The invention relates to an adhesive film strip comprising at least two, particularly three, layers, which adhesive film strip can be detached without residues and nondestructively by expansive stretching substantially in the adhesion plane, with a carrier on which a first external adhesive compound layer is present on at least one side, wherein the adhesive compound layer consists of adhesive compound formed on the basis of vinyl aromatic block copolymers and adhesive resins, wherein at least 75% of the resin (relative to the overall resin content) is selected with a dacp (diacetone alcohol cloud point) of greater than −20° c., preferably greater than 0° c., and the carrier has at least one layer made from a polyurethane with an elongation at break of at least 100% and a restoring power of more than 50%. A nonpolar hydrocarbon resin or a polyterpene resin is particularly used as the tackifier for the adhesive compound(s)..
Tesa Se


11/26/15
20150337143 

Antifouling coating composition


An antifouling coating composition for application to a surface is described. The coating comprises a block copolymer binder.
Ppg Coatings Europe B.v.


11/26/15
20150337088 

Substrate in powder or fiber form


The invention provides a substrate in powder or fibre form whose surface is treated with a silicone compound, characterised in that the surface has been treated with an emulsion containing the silicone compound, water and a ethylene oxide/propyl ene oxide block copolymer.. .
Dow Corning Corporation


11/26/15
20150337086 

Block copolymers having a polydimethylsiloxane block


The present invention relates to novel block copolymers of general formula (i). The invention further relates to a method for producing such block copolymers and to the use of such block copolymers, particularly as additives in liquid coating-agent compositions.
Basf Se


11/26/15
20150337078 

Poly(acrylated polyol) and making and using thereof as asphalt rubber modifiers, adhesive, fracking additives, or fracking fluids


The present invention relates to a thermoplastic copolymer, block copolymer, and statistical copolymer comprising plural acrylated polyol monomeric units having different degrees of acrylation of hydroxyl groups. The acrylated polyol monomeric units have an average degree of acrylation greater than 1 and less than the number of the hydroxyl groups of the polyol.
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.


11/26/15
20150337068 

Preparation, purification and use of high-x diblock copolymers


This invention relates to the preparation and purification of high-x (“chi”) diblock copolymers. Such copolymers contain two segments (“blocks”) of polymers with significantly different interaction parameters and can be used in directed self-assembly applications.



Block Copolymer topics: Block Copolymer, Calcium Carbonate, Monovalent, Line Array, Semiconductor, Pyrrolidone, Hydrogen Peroxide, Propylene Oxide, Ethylene Oxide, Organosiloxane

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