|| List of recent Diamond-related patents
| Selective deposition of diamond in thermal vias|
A method for fabricating a semiconductor device, such as a gan high electron mobility transistor (hemt) device, including etching a thermal via into a back-side of a semiconductor substrate and depositing a diamond nucleation seed layer across the back-side of the substrate. The method further includes coating the diamond nucleation with a mask layer and removing mask material outside of the thermal via on the planar portions of the back-side of the substrate.
| Touch surface for an electronic device and manufacturing the same|
Embodiments provide a touch surface that can be integrated into an electronic device. User input can be received via the touch surface (e.g., a touchscreen, a key cap).
Logitech Europe S.a.
| Method for treating surface of diamond thin film, forming transistor, and sensor device|
A method for treating a surface of a diamond thin film according to one aspect of the present invention performs one of a first substitution process for substituting part of hydrogen-terminals of a diamond thin film with fluorine-terminals in the absence of a fluorocarbon deposition on the surface of diamond thin film and a second substitution process for substituting part of hydrogen-terminals of a diamond thin film with fluorine-terminals in the presence of the fluorocarbon deposition on the surface of diamond thin film based on required surface properties of the diamond thin film.. .
Yokogawa Electric Corporation
| Dlc-coated gate valve in petroleum production or water injection|
The invention provides a gate valve (1) for control of petroleum production or water injection, distinctive in that at least one surface subject to sliding in operation of the valve comprises a top layer coating of diamond like carbon (dlc). The dlc contains hydrogen, preferably more than 16 atom-% and more preferred more than 17 atom-%.
Aker Subsea As
|Fluid based on water which is electrolytically treated in at least one electrolysis cell and use of the same as a cleaning and/or disinfection agent|
A method for producing a cleaning and/or disinfecting water-based fluid, containing at least one cleaning and/or disinfecting substance with oxidative effect, characterized in that at least one fat-dissolving and/or lime-dissolving substance is added to the water in a dosing of, in total, at least 0.1 g/l of water, at least one salt from the group of citrates, acetates, tartrates or formates is used as lime-dissolving substance, at least one c14-c18 carboxylic acid or a sulfonate or a hydroxide is used as fat-dissolving substance, wherein the water is electrolyzed in an electrolysis cell having at least one diamond electrode.. .
Pro Aqua Diamantelektroden Produktion Gmbh & Co Kg
|Detonation nanodiamond material purification method and product thereof|
A mild, acid- and alkali-free purification method of detonation nanodiamond material from water-insoluble metal-containing impurities and product obtained thereof. The products thus obtained include nanodiamond and diamond-containing detonation blend.
Carbodeon Ltd Oy
|Touch panel electrode structure|
A touch panel electrode structure for user grounding correction in a touch panel is discloses. The electrode structure can include an array of electrodes for sensing a touch at the panel, and multiple jumpers for selectively coupling groups of the electrodes together to form electrode rows and columns that cross each other.
|Dynamic decoupling in solid state spin ensembles|
Long spin coherence lifetimes are realized for ensembles of electronic spin impurities in solid state spin systems, for example nv color centers in diamond, by using spin-control rf pulse sequences to provide dynamic decoupling of the ensembles of spin impurities from environmental sources of decoherence such as dipolar and hyperfine interactions with proximal spin and other paramagnetic impurities in diamond. In this way, the measurement sensitivity of the coherent evolution of ensembles of solid state spin impurities are increased.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College
|Thin diamond film bonding providing low vapor pressure at high temperature|
This disclosure concerns bonding a thin film of diamond to a second thick diamond substrate in a way that does not cause the exposed (un-bonded) diamond surface to become contaminated by the bonding process or when the bonded diamond is held at high temperature for many hours in vacuum.. .
The Government Of The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy
|Method to fabricate micro and nano diamond devices|
A method including forming a diamond material on the surface of a substrate; forming a first contact and a separate second contact; and patterning the diamond material to form a nanowire between the first contact and the second contact. An apparatus including a first contact and a separate second contact on a substrate; and a nanowire including a single crystalline or polycrystalline diamond material on the substrate and connected to each of the first contact and the second contact..
Chemically stable visible light photoemission electron source
A method of producing electrons via photoemission comprising providing diamond doped p-type with boron, treating a surface of the diamond by exposing it to atomic hydrogen inside an ultrahigh vacuum chamber, illuminating the surface with photons, and extracting the photoemitted electons. A chemically stable visible light photoemission electron source comprising a diamond film having a surface terminated with hydrogen and a light source..
The Government Of The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy
Automation system for diamond bagging
A system for counting diamonds includes a rotary table configured to accommodate diamonds, a collection box assembly provided in communication with the rotary table, an ejecting mechanism configured to enable controlled ejection of said diamonds from the rotary table to the collection box assembly, at least one scanner and a controller configured to regulate functioning of at least one of the rotary table, the collection box assembly, the ejecting mechanism and the scanner. Further, the scanner is configured to determine the number of diamonds collected in the collection box assembly..
Titan Industries Ltd.
Diamond screening apparatus
The present invention relates to a diamond screening apparatus, comprising: a working platform comprising a working plane; a conveyer disposed on the working plane of the working platform for carrying a diamond matrix unit; an image capture device forming one or a plurality of captured images in different regions of the diamond matrix unit; a display device; and an image recognition module, which is electrically connected to the image capture device and the display device, performs a geometric feature parameter analysis on the captured images to determine one or a plurality of risk diamonds of the diamond matrix unit.. .
Pacing leads with ultrathin isolation layer by atomic layer deposition
An implantable medical lead includes a substrate extending from a distal end to a proximal end of the medical lead. The substrate includes at least one polymer material and particles dispersed throughout the polymer material.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.
Disaggregation of aggregated nanodiamond clusters
The present invention is directed to methods of disaggregating nanodiamond clusters, especially those clusters typically produced from detonation syntheses, the nanodiamond particles and dispersions produced from these disaggregation processes, and compositions derived from these nanodiamond particles and dispersions.. .
Integral photography sheet by total reflection
Disclosed therein is a beautiful and clear three-dimensional sheet, which includes a lens array formed on one side of a plastic sheet and having a plurality of hemispherical convex lenses arranged in columns and rows and embossed or engraved patterns formed on the other side of the plastic sheet by a plane total reflection angle, so that the uneven patterns appear to be enlarged and glitter like diamonds when they are viewed from the front of the convex lenses to thereby provide an effect that the patterns appear to hang in the air or to be sunken from the surface of the sheet. The three-dimensional sheet includes: a convex lens layer (10) molded of transparent synthetic resin or glass, the convex lens layer (10) having a plurality of hemispherical convex lenses (11) arranged in columns and rows on the upper face thereof; a transparent layer (20) located beneath the convex lens layer (10) for controlling a focal distance of the convex lenses (11); and an uneven pattern layer (30) located beneath the transparent layer (20) and having a pattern arrangement structure that embossed or engraved patterns are arranged at the same angle as convex lenses (11) of the convex lens layer (10), the uneven pattern layer (30) having uneven patterns (31) each having a section with an oblique angle larger than a plane total reflection angle (35) at the point of time that an observer observes the three-dimensional pattern, wherein the convex lens layer (10), the transparent layer (20) and the uneven pattern layer (30) are integrated into one sheet..
Polycrystalline superhard material and forming
A body of polycrystalline diamond (pcd) material having a diamond content of at most 95 percent of the volume of the pcd material, a binder content of at least 5 percent of the volume of the pcd material, and comprising diamond grains having a mean diamond grain contiguity of greater than 60 percent and a standard deviation of less than 2.2 percent is disclosed. Also disclosed is a method of making such a body of polycrystalline diamond material..
Element Six Abrasives S.a.
Surgical drill instrument with motor and locking mechanism to receive an attachment and a cutting burr
A surgical apparatus having a locking mechanism that receives a cutting burr and that may include a loading and running position. The locking mechanism may include a motor driven spindle that carries a locking pawl and a detent pawl that lock the cutting burr in place an prevent the cutting burr from inadvertently falling out of the surgical drill instrument when in its load position.
Depuy Synthes Products, Llc
Microwave plasma reactor for manufacturing synthetic diamond material
A microwave plasma reactor for manufacturing synthetic diamond material via chemical vapour deposition, the microwave plasma reactor comprising: a plasma chamber; a substrate holder disposed in the plasma chamber for supporting a substrate on which the synthetic diamond material is to be deposited in use; a microwave coupling configuration for feeding microwaves from a microwave generator into the plasma chamber; and a gas flow system for feeding process gases into the plasma chamber and removing them therefrom; wherein the gas flow system comprises a gas inlet nozzle array comprising a plurality of gas inlet nozzles disposed opposite the substrate holder for directing process gases towards the substrate holder, the gas inlet nozzle array comprising: at least six gas inlet nozzles disposed in a substantially parallel or divergent orientation relative to a central axis of the plasma chamber; a gas inlet nozzle number density equal to or greater than 0.1 nozzles/cm2, wherein the gas inlet nozzle number density is measured by projecting the nozzles onto a plane whose normal lies parallel to the central axis of the plasma chamber and measuring the gas inlet number density on said plane; and a nozzle area ratio of equal to or greater than 10, wherein the nozzle area ratio is measured by projecting the nozzles onto a plane whose normal lies parallel to the central axis of the plasma chamber, measuring the total area of the gas inlet nozzle area on said plane, dividing by the total number of nozzles to give an area associated with each nozzle, and dividing the area associated with each nozzle by an actual area of each nozzle.. .
Element Six Limited
Cmp forming smooth diamond surfaces
A method of chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) a diamond containing surface includes providing a slurry including a plurality of particles, at least one oxidizer, and at least one acid, wherein the slurry has a ph≦3 or ph greater than 11. At least an outer surface of the plurality of particles is softer than the diamond surface or the particles are diamond particles averaging less than (<) 2 μm in size.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
Non-rotating wellbore casing scraper
A torque resistant casing scraper for attachment to a drillstring is comprised of a one piece tool body having rotationally unrestrained two-piece blade carriers with hardened diamond-shaped cutting blades and rotationally unrestrained two-piece axial centralizers. Adjoining blade carriers and centralizers rotate independently of the drillstring and the blade carriers interlocked to prevent relative rotation between the blade carriers and to index, or orient the cutting blades as desired along the longitudinal axis of the casing scraper.
Process for manufacturing synthetic single crystal diamond material
A method for manufacturing a plurality of synthetic single crystal diamonds, the method comprising: forming a plurality of seed pads, each seed pad comprising a plurality of single crystal diamond seeds anchored to, or embedded in, an inert holder; loading a carbon source, a metal catalyst, and the plurality of seed pads into a capsule; loading the capsule into a high pressure high temperature (hpht) press; and subjecting the capsule to a hpht growth cycle to grow single crystal diamond material on the plurality of single crystal diamond seeds, the hpht growth cycle comprising: initiating hpht growth of single crystal diamond material on the plurality of single crystal diamond seeds by increasing pressure and temperature; maintaining hpht growth of single crystal diamond material on the plurality of single crystal diamond seeds via a pressure driven growth process by controlling and maintaining pressure and temperature; and terminating hpht growth of single crystal diamond material on the plurality of single crystal diamond seeds by reducing pressure and temperature, wherein the plurality of single crystal diamond seeds remain anchored to, or embedded in, the inert holders during the hpht growth cycle.. .
Element Six Technologies Limited
Color coded music
An improved method of scoring music comprises the steps of: color coding the eight groups of keys on a piano keyboard with eight different colors; labeling each key on the piano keyboard with a colored lettered sticker; representing each key in a unique position on a four-line, three-space staff, colored to match the color group of the keyboard; lettering identically the four lines and three spaces of each colored staff from bottom to top on the lines and spaces; and in each octave, labeling each of the five black keys in sequence as h, i, k, and l, and noting them on a musical score with a diamond-shaped note.. .
Rocker shaft with diamond-like carbon coating
A rocker shaft for a valve train of an internal combustion engine, including: a substantially cylindrical outer circumferential surface; and a layer of amorphous hydrocarbon deposited on the substantially cylindrical outer circumferential surface. The rocker shaft is arranged to engage a rocker arm such that the rocker arm is at least partially rotatable about the rocker shaft.
Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg
Diamond composite and a making a diamond composite
The present invention relates to a diamond composite comprising diamond particles embedded in a binder matrix comprising sic and a mn+1axn-phase, where no diamond-to-diamond bonding are present. For the mn+1axn-phase n=1-3, m is one or more elements selected from the group sc, ti, zr, hf, v, nb, ta, cr and mo, a is one or more elements selected from the group al, si, p, s, ga, ge, as, cd, in, sn, tl, and pb and x is carbon and/or nitrogen..
Sandvik Intellectual Property Ab
A paint scraper with blade which on its utmost part adjacent to the scraping edge has one or both sides coated with grains and/or powder of a material that is harder than the blade itself. The blade can be made of steel and the grain/powder material can be diamond, boron nitride, silicon carbide or similar..
A clip having a main clip body that is made of resin and has a shape in front view that is closed at one end and open at the other end. The main clip body has engaging arms and holding members positioned to the inside of the engaging arms.
Daiwa Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
Diamond metal composite
The present invention relates to a method for producing diamond-metal composites including mixing diamond particles with metal-filler particles forming a diamond/metal-filler mixture, forming a green body of the diamond/metal-filler mixture, optionally green machining the green body to a work piece before or after pre-sintering by heating the green body to a temperature <500° c., infiltrating the green body or the work piece with one or more wetting elements or infiltrating the green body or the work piece with one or more wetting alloys, which infiltration step being carried out under vacuum or in an inert gas atmosphere at a pressure <200 bar. The invention relates further to a green body, a diamond metal composite, and use of the diamond metal composite..
Alfa Laval Corporate Ab
A lighting system (1) for display cases (2), namely jewelry display cases, comprising a strip of lights (3) that move back and forth or oscillate in a predetermined motion to create a sparkling effect on diamonds and other gem stones.. .
Computer-implemented and system for teaching an untrained observer to evaluate a gemstone
A computer-implemented method teaches a user to evaluate a gemstone, such as a cut diamond. The method includes providing a computer system connected to an apparatus capable of capturing an image of a gemstone.
Sarine Color Technologies Ltd.
Polycrystalline diamond materials having improved abrasion resistance, thermal stability and impact resistance
Pcd materials comprise a diamond body having bonded diamond crystals and interstitial regions disposed among the crystals. The diamond body is formed from diamond grains and a catalyst material at high pressure/high temperature conditions.
Smith International, Inc.
Cushion shaped hearts and arrows gemstone and method
A cushion cut diamond and method for polishing a diamond to form a cushion cut which will display a hearts and arrows pattern characteristic of the true hearts and arrows pattern in a round cut diamond when subjected to light. The cushion cut is formed by polishing a diamond into a symmetrical rounded shaped geometry having four curvilinear long sides and four curvilinear corner sides of equal radius with the four curvilinear corner sides interconnecting the four curvilinear long sides to form the rounded shape; forming 4 main crown facets of substantially equal geometry and dimension symmetrically positioned on the four long sides of the diamond with the 4 main crown facets on the four corner sides being equal in geometry and dimension and symmetrically positioned on the four corner sides and further comprising a table facet, 8 crown star facets on the main crown sides adjacent the table facet; 16 crown halve facets.
Worldwide Diamond Trademarks Ltd.
Cutting blade apparatus and methods
A cutting blade includes a blade body with one or more cutting elements positioned along its periphery. The elements preferably are keyed to the blade, to help provide secure mounting onto the blade, and include a poly-chrystalized diamond cutting surface..
Sliding element for use in internal combustion engine
A sliding element for use in an internal combustion engine may include a ferrous base having a peripheral sliding surface covered by a protective surface layer, the protective surface layer including at least one nitride applied via at least one of physical vapour deposition and a nitrided layer. The peripheral sliding surface may have a diamond like carbon (dlc) coating disposed thereon.
Mahle International Gmbh
Coated tool and methods of making and using the coated tool
An example of the coated tool disclosed herein includes a substrate, a metal layer established on the substrate, a continuous metal carbide layer established on the metal layer, and a smooth, continuous, terminated diamond like carbon (dlc) layer established on the metal carbide layer. The dlc layer is to prevent metal, from a workpiece upon which the tool is to act, from adhering to the tool..
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
Fixing apparatus and image forming apparatus
A fixing apparatus includes a first member that is heated by a heat source and is rotatable; a second member that is rotatable, the second member forming a nip portion capable of sandwiching a recording material between the first member and the second member; and a pressure member that is disposed inside the first member, has a surface coming into contact with an inner surface of the first member, and pressurizes the first member against the second member, in which the pressure member has a surface layer forming the surface of the pressure member coming into contact with the inner surface of the first member, and the surface layer includes a diamond-like carbon film having an sp3 bond ratio of 40% or more and 90% or less.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Sliding contact member, and dc motor and generator using said sliding contact member
The present invention is a sliding contact member, including a powder compact portion that contains an electrically conductive diamond and an electrically conductive binder, and is provided at least on a sliding contact surface of either or both of two sliding contact members slidably in contact with each other. The sliding contact members are applied to dc motors, generators and the like..
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Method for producing a mos stack on a diamond substrate
The invention relates to a method for producing a component comprising a conductive grid insulated from a semiconductor monocrystalline diamond substrate by an insulating region, comprising the following steps: a) oxygenating the surface of the substrate so as to replace the hydrogen surface terminations of the substrate with oxygen surface terminations; and b) forming the insulating region on the surface of the substrate by repeated monatomic layer deposition.. .
Universite Joseph Fourier
Coating arrangement for sliding actuator assembly and method
A coated valve assembly includes a sleeve having a sleeve outer surface and a sleeve inner surface. Also included is a spool having a spool outer surface.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
Cutter protection during leaching process
A method of forming a thermally stable cutting element may include providing a cutting element including a substrate fixed to a polycrystalline diamond cutting table; enclosing the substrate and at least a portion of the polycrystalline diamond cutting table within a protective element to form a partially enclosed cutting element; exerting a compressive squeeze on the cutting element of about 5-25%; and exposing the partially enclosed cutting element to a leaching solution so that at least part of an unenclosed portion of the polycrystalline diamond table is in contact with the leaching solution.. .
Smith International, Inc.
Use of surface modified diamond to manufacture polycrystalline diamond
A superabrasive blank and a method of making the superabrasive blank are disclosed. A superabrasive blank may comprise a plurality of polycrystalline superabrasive particles made of surface modified superabrasive particles.
Diamond Innovations, Inc.
Finfet device having a channel defined in a diamond-like shape semiconductor structure
The present disclosure provides a finfet device. The finfet device comprises a semiconductor substrate of a first semiconductor material; a fin structure of the first semiconductor material overlying the semiconductor substrate, wherein the fin structure has a top surface of a first crystal plane orientation; a diamond-like shape structure of a second semiconductor material disposed over the top surface of the fin structure, wherein the diamond-like shape structure has at least one surface of a second crystal plane orientation; a gate structure disposed over the diamond-like shape structure, wherein the gate structure separates a source region and a drain region; and a channel region defined in the diamond-like shape structure between the source and drain regions..
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
Immune-modifying nanoparticles for the treatment of inflammatory diseases
The current invention involves the administration of negatively charged particles, such as polystyrene, plga, or diamond particles, to subjects to ameliorate inflammatory immune responses. Additionally, the present invention describes methods of treating inflammatory diseases by administering these same negatively charged particles..
Cour Pharmaceuticals Development Company
Coated particles and related methods
Cutting elements earth-boring tools may include a substrate and a polycrystalline diamond table secured to the substrate. At least a portion of the polycrystalline diamond table may be formed from a plurality of core particles comprising a diamond material and having an average diameter of between 1 μm and 500 μm.
Baker Hughes Incorporated
Polycrystalline compacts including crushed diamond nanoparticles, cutting elements and earth boring tools including such compacts, and methods of forming same
A polycrystalline compact comprises a plurality of diamond grains of micron size, submicron size, or both, and a plurality of crushed diamond nanoparticles disposed in interstitial spaces between the plurality of diamond grains. A method of forming a polycrystalline compact comprises combining a plurality of micron and/or submicron-sized diamond grains and a plurality of crushed diamond nanoparticles to form a mixture and sintering the mixture in a presence of a binder to form a polycrystalline hard material comprising a plurality of inter-bonded diamond grains and diamond nanoparticles.
Baker Hughes Incorporated
An improvement over known hydraulic fracturing fluids. Boundary layer kinetic mixing material is added to components of fracturing fluid wherein kinetic mixing material is a plurality of particles wherein at least 25% of particles are several types, i.e., having surface characteristics of thin walls, three dimensional wedge-like sharp blades, points, jagged bladelike surfaces, thin blade surfaces, three-dimensional blade shapes that may have shapes similar to a “y”, “v” or “x” shape or other geometric shape, slightly curved thin walls having a shape similar to an egg shell shape, crushed hollow spheres, sharp bladelike features, 90° corners that are well defined, conglomerated protruding arms in various shapes, such as cylinders, rectangles, y-shaped particles, x-shaped particles, octagons, pentagon, triangles, and diamonds.
Method of making diamond mining core drill bit and reamer
A method of making a combination tool including a mining drill bit and reamer. The combination tool includes drill bit body having a plurality of cutting segments attached thereto, a reamer body having a plurality of reaming segments attached thereto, and the drill bit body and the reamer body being configured to selectively attach to the one another.
Diamond Products, Limited
Nickel coated diamond particles and making said particles
A method of evenly coating small abrasive particles, specifically a method of coating diamond particles≦10 μm with nickel, and an abrasive article containing the coated abrasive particles, for example, a fixed diamond wire. The method includes applying ultrasonic energy to the plating bath and adjusting the power of the ultrasonic energy that a non-agglomeration factor (naf) of the batch of abrasive particle is at least about 0.9, the non-agglomeration factor defined as a ratio (d50sa/d50b), wherein d50b represents the median particle size of the coated abrasive particles and d50sa represents the median particle size of the abrasive particles prior to coating..
Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.
Coated article and making same
A coated article includes a substrate and a diamond-like carbon layer formed on the substrate. The diamond-like carbon layer has a plurality of nano-sized bumps on its outer surface.
Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
Multilayered coatings with diamond-like carbon
Multilayered coatings include an adhesion base layer that can adhere to a metal substrate, and a top surface layer that has a surface roughness of less than or equal to about ra 0.0254 μm, wherein at least one of the layers comprises a diamond-like carbon.. .
General Electric Company
Manufacturing magnetic recording medium
A manufacturing method for a magnetic recording medium which includes a magnetic layer, a lower protective layer, an upper protective layer and a lubricating layer on a substrate, and in which the total film thickness of the lower protective layer and the upper protective layer is 2.5 nm or less, includes: 1) depositing the lower protective layer; 2) performing oxygen plasma treatment on the lower protective layer; 3) depositing the upper protective layer; and 4) performing nitrogen plasma treatment on the upper protective layer. It is preferable that the lower protective layer and the upper protective layer are formed of a carbonvery easy to use vvery eas-based material, and it is further more preferable that the lower protective layer and the upper protective layer are formed of diamond-like carbon.
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
Wide-field imaging using nitrogen vacancies
Nitrogen vacancies in bulk diamonds and nanodiamonds can be used to sense temperature, pressure, electromagnetic fields, and ph. Unfortunately, conventional sensing techniques use gated detection and confocal imaging, limiting the measurement sensitivity and precluding wide-field imaging.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Effervescent cleaning composition comprising diamond powder having dv50 of less than 40micrometer
A composition which effervesces when added to water, comprises diamond particles with a median equivalent volumetric diameter (dv50) of less than 40 μm. The compositions are useful as cleaning compositions, particularly for cleaning diamonds..
Method for forming an abrasive lapping plate
A method of forming a lapping plate. The method includes providing a lapping plate having a surface, spraying an adhesive onto the surface, spraying a slurry of abrasive particles and solvent onto the adhesive, and curing the adhesive to form an abrasive coating on the lapping plate.
Seagate Technology Llc
Method for attaching a pre-sintered body of polycrystalline diamond material to a substrate
A method of attaching a pre-sintered body of polycrystalline diamond material to a substrate along an interface therebetween, the substrate being formed of cemented carbide and a metal binder phase dispersed therein, comprises placing a layer comprising one or more elements or alloys thereof on the interface on one or other of the body of polycrystalline diamond material or substrate; the one or more elements being selected to form a eutectic mixture with the metal in the binder phase, the eutectic mixture having a lower melting point than the melting point of the metal in the binder phase of the substrate. The other of the body of polycrystalline diamond material or the substrate is then placed on the layer and the body of polycrystalline material, the layer and the substrate are then subjected to a predetermined temperature at least equal to or greater than the melting point of the eutectic mixture at substantially ambient pressure or a vacuum to melt the metal in the binder phase at the interface with the substrate so that the metal from the binder phase infiltrates into the adjacent body of polycrystalline diamond material to form a bond between the body of polycrystalline diamond material and the substrate..
Element Six Abrasives, S.a.
Outsoles having grooves forming discrete lugs
Various arrangements for an article of footwear including an outsole having grooves forming discrete lugs are presented. The outsoles generally include a plurality of grooves formed in at least a portion of the outsole that extend from a lateral side of the outsole to a medial side of the outsole.
Equipment mounting system
An equipment mounting system may include a quick mount track having a backing plate with a center slot, a first outer slot, and a second outer slot, the first outer slot and the second outer slot comprise a plurality of diamond contour target regions, and a plurality of locking pin apertures along the center slot in the backing plate, the locking pin apertures are in horizontal alignment with the plurality of diamond contoured target regions. The equipment mounting system also may include a mount removably coupled to the quick mount track wherein the plurality of diamond contour target regions allow for a round head of a t-shaped stud of the mount to engage the first outer slot and the second outer slot at an angle to the backing plate..
Liquid-metal-embrittlement resistant superabrasive compacts
A superabrasive compact (e.g., a polycrystalline diamond compact) including a substrate and at least one feature for reducing the susceptibility of the substrate to liquid metal embrittlement during brazing operations is disclosed. The superabrasive compact may include a region between the substrate and a superabrasive table in which residual tensile stresses are located.
Us Synthetic Corporation
Three-dimensional shape measuring apparatus
A three-dimensional shape measuring apparatus includes a light source, a digital mirror device applying stripe pattern light alternately including a light portion and a dark portion with which information about the height of an inspection target portion can be acquired by reflecting light emitted from the light source, and an imaging portion imaging the inspection target portion to which the stripe pattern light is applied. The digital mirror device includes a plurality of mirrors arranged in a diamond pattern..
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha
High voltage semiconductor devices and methods of making the devices
Metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor (mosfet) devices are described which have a p-type region between the p-type well regions of the device. The p-type region can be either floating or connected to the p-type well regions by additional p-type regions.
Monolith Semiconductor, Inc.
Cutting structures for fixed cutter drill bit and other downhole cutting tools
A downhole cutting tool may include a tool body; a plurality of blades extending azimuthally from the tool body; and a plurality of cutting elements disposed on the plurality of blades, the plurality of cutting elements comprising: at least two non-planar cutting elements comprising a substrate and a diamond layer having a non-planar cutting end, wherein at least one of the at least two conical cutting elements has a positive back rake angle or positive side rake angle, and at least one of the at least two non-planar cutting elements has a negative back rake angle or a negative side rake angle.. .
Smith International, Inc.
Polycrystalline diamond compacts with partitioned substrate, polycrystalline diamond table, or both
Embodiments of methods for at least partially relieving stress within a polycrystalline diamond (“pcd”) table of a polycrystalline diamond compact (“pdc”) by partitioning the substrate of the pdc, the pcd table of the pdc, or both. Partitioning may be achieved through grinding, machining, laser cutting, electro-discharge machining, or combinations thereof.
Us Synthetic Corporation
Polycrystalline diamond compacts with partitioned substrate, polycrystalline diamond table, or both
Methods for at least partially relieving stress within a polycrystalline diamond (“pcd”) table of a polycrystalline diamond compact (“pdc”) include partitioning the substrate of the pdc, the pcd table of the pdc, or both. Partitioning may be achieved through grinding, machining, laser cutting, electro-discharge machining, or combinations thereof.
Us Synthetic Corporation