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 Recording/reproducing apparatus patent thumbnailRecording/reproducing apparatus
According to an embodiment, a recording/reproducing apparatus includes a diffraction grating and a light-receiving element. The diffraction grating divides return light from the guide layer in accordance with areas.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

 External element with a pressure sensor patent thumbnailExternal element with a pressure sensor
The present invention concerns an external timepiece element including a frame made of a first material, said external element further including at least one pressure or altitude sensor, characterized in that said pressure or altitude sensor is formed of at least one disc or plate, said disc or plate being formed of or coated with a binder and a piezochromic pigment, said piezochromic pigment being selected to react at a specific pressure, so that said pigment changes from a first colour to a second colour when said specific pressure is reached.. .
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

 Chemical sensitivity screening test patent thumbnailChemical sensitivity screening test
The present document describes a screening composition comprising a marker compound, chosen from at least one of iodine, and fluorescein; eosin y, erythrosine, ponceau s, calcein, a catalyst, chosen from at least one boron trioxide (b2o3), potassium (k), gallium (iii) oxide (ga2o3), nickel (ii) oxide (nio), vanadium (v) oxide (v2o5), magnesium oxide (mgo), a bismuth oxide chosen from bismuth subcarbonate [bi2o2(co3)], bismuth chloride oxide (biclo), and bismuth oxide (bi2o3), cesium bromide (csbr), lanthanum (iii) oxide (la2o3), molybdenum (vi) oxide (moo3), neodymium oxide (nd2o3), nickel (ii) carbonate anhydrous (nico3); and a pigment, chosen from at least one of scandium (iii) oxide (sc2o3), lead (iv) oxide (pbo2), sulfur (s) powder, and tungsten (vi) oxide (wo3), chromium (iii) oxide (cr2o3), copper (ii) oxide (cuo), copper (i) oxide (cu2o), iron (iii) oxide (fe2o3), lead (ii) oxide (pbo). The document also describes method of using the same..
Bryson Patents Inc.

 Laser-marked fabric patent thumbnailLaser-marked fabric
Systems and techniques for laser-marking a fabric material. Some implementations may be directed to a fabric component having a surface dyed a first color using a pigment.
Apple Inc.

 Coating composition having smooth texture for one-coat-one bake coating patent thumbnailCoating composition having smooth texture for one-coat-one bake coating
A coating composition for one-coat-one bake coating includes a resin, a pigment, a solvent, and a general additive. The resin is an acryl modified urethane resin manufactured by polymerizing polycarbonate diol, polyester diol, an acryl resin, and an isocyanate monomer.
Noroo Bee Chemical Co., Ltd.

 Titanium dioxide pigment grind dispersion and paint patent thumbnailTitanium dioxide pigment grind dispersion and paint
A pigment grind dispersion contains non-adsorbed titanium dioxide particles dispersed in an aqueous emulsion containing a mixture of (a) water-insoluble film-forming first polymer particles that adsorb to titanium dioxide particles, the first polymer particle amount in the emulsion being less than the saturation level of adsorption when another polymer is not present, (b) water-insoluble film-forming second polymer particles that do not by themselves form composite particles with titanium dioxide particles, the second polymer particle amount in the emulsion being sufficient to inhibit or interfere with adsorption of the first polymer particles to titanium dioxide particles, and (c) extender particles. The pigment grind dispersion has a titanium dioxide pigment volume concentration of about 25 to about 50 and a titania composite ratio of about 32 to about 60..
Valspar Sourcing, Inc.

 Aqueous pigment dispersions with components to interact with cellulose patent thumbnailAqueous pigment dispersions with components to interact with cellulose
R2, r3, r4, r5 and r6 are independently h or c1-c5 alkyl.. .

 Metallic pigments and  coating a metallic substrate patent thumbnailMetallic pigments and coating a metallic substrate
A metallic pigment is provided including a metallic substrate coated with a hybrid inorganic/organic layer, wherein the hybrid inorganic/organic layer includes a network of an inorganic component and at least one organofunctional silane component having organic functionalities which have not been polymerised. Also, a method of coating a metallic substrate is provided including: combining the metallic substrate with a surfactant and an organofunctional silane and an inorganic component precursor to form a hydrophobic phase; combining the hydrophobic phase with a hydrophilic liquid to form an emulsion including said hydrophobic phase containing the metallic substrate, the organofunctional silane and the inorganic component precursor dispersed in a continuous hydrophilic phase; adding a catalyst to the emulsion; and forming a hybrid organic/inorganic layer from the organofunctional silane and said inorganic component precursor on the metallic substrate to produce a coated metallic substrate..
Sg Ventures Pty Limited

 Metallic luster pigments patent thumbnailMetallic luster pigments
The present invention relates to metallic luster pigments, to a process for production thereof and to the use of such metallic luster pigments.. .
Schlenk Metallic Pigments

 Structurally colored materials with spectrally selective absorbing components and methods for making the same patent thumbnailStructurally colored materials with spectrally selective absorbing components and methods for making the same
A structurally colored pigment is described that contains a plurality of photonic crystal particles dispersed in a medium, where each photonic crystal particles contains a plurality of spectrally selective absorbing components dispersed within the photonic crystal particle. In certain embodiments, each photonic crystal particle has a predetermined minimum number of repeat units of the photonic crystal structure.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College


Colored fluids for display devices

P is a residue of a second pigment, which may be the same or different from the first pigment. Each z is independently a non-polar polymer.


Epoxy resin-upgraded cement-bound composition as coating or seal

A multicomponent composition is described, including a) a binder component (a) including at least one epoxy resin, b) an aqueous hardener component (b) including at least one amine compound as amine hardener and water and c) a solid component including at least one hydraulic inorganic binder, preferably cement, wherein the multicomponent composition, based on the total weight, includes at least 8% by weight of organic binder, where the total amount of epoxy resin and amine hardener constitutes the organic binder. The multicomponent composition preferably includes at least one pigment as colorant.
Sika Technology Ag


Water based creamy cosmetic composition

Disclosed are low wax, volatile solvent-free eye shadow compositions comprising a, an emulsifying system including a sucrose fatty acid ester and a co-emulsifier, less than 5% of a film forming polymer, viscosity increasing agent, a silicone oil, a filler/powder, water, a pigment and less than 3% wax. Also disclosed are methods for making up and/or enhancing the appearance of eyes by applying said compositions to the eyes and well as methods of making said compositions..


Negative-type photosensitive white composition for touch panel, touch panel and touch panel production method

The present invention provides a negative-type photosensitive white composition for a touch panel, the composition including: (a) a white pigment; (b) an alkali-soluble resin; (c) a polyfunctional monomer; and (d) a photopolymerization initiator.. .
Toray Industries, Inc.


Lenses, devices, refractive error

The present disclosure is directed to lenses, devices, methods and/or systems for addressing refractive error. Certain embodiments are directed to changing or controlling the wavefront of the light entering a human eye.
Brien Holden Vision Institute


Process for producing a multilayer coating

A process for multilayer coating of a metal substrate includes pretreating the metal substrate with an acidic aqueous composition comprising phosphate ions and/or a water-soluble titanium and/or zirconium compound, and water. The pretreated metal substrate optionally is flashed off and a surfacer layer of an organic-solvent based surfacer coating composition is applied.
Axalta Coating Systems Ip Co., Llc


Aqueous coloring agent dispersion for inkjet, ink composition, inkjet recording method, and colored body

An inkjet aqueous pigment dispersion which achieves high pigment concentration, exhibits favorable redispersion properties after drying, and does not exhibit changes in ink properties even when stored for a long time; and an ink composition using the aqueous pigment dispersion. The inkjet aqueous pigment dispersion contains a pigment, a liquid medium, and a polymer dispersion agent which is an a-b block polymer obtained by copolymerization using a mixture of an organic tellurium compound represented by formula (1) and an organic ditellurium compound represented by formula (2) as a polymerization initiator.
Nippon Kayaku Kabushiki Kaisha


Ultraviolet-curable ink jet composition and storage body thereof

There is provided an ultraviolet-curable ink jet composition, which is stored in an storage body, including a pigment; a pigment dispersant; a polymerizable compound; and a photopolymerization initiator, in which water content is 0.05 mass % to 1.0 mass % based on the total amount of the ultraviolet-curable ink jet composition, and in which both the acid value and the amine value of the pigment dispersant are 50 mgkoh/g or less, and at least one of the acid value and the amine value thereof is 10 mgkoh/g or more.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


Composition comprising a continuous organic phase and a water-in-oil emulsion for covering a metal surface, and producing said composition

A composition to cover a metal surface comprises an organic continuous phase comprising at least one anticorrosive pigment, and a hydrophilic phase dispersed in the organic continuous phase, the hydrophilic phase comprising a chemical agent for the surface treatment of the metal surface. The surface treatment chemical agent can advantageously be cerium nitrate.
Societe Nouvelle Des Couleurs Zinciques


Bismuth vanadate pigments

Wherein e is selected from the group consisting of be, ca, sr, ba, zr, mo, ce and a combination thereof; 0.001≦0.2; 0.001≦b≦0.2; 0≦c≦1.7; 0.5≦d≦2.3; 0.001≦e≦0.5; and f denotes the number of oxygen atoms for satisfying the valence requirements of the cations. The pigment may be used as colorant in various applications, especially in coloring high molecular weight organic material, for example, coating compositions, paints, printing inks, liquid inks, plastics, films, fibers, or glazes for ceramics or glass..


Methods for producing aqueous pigment dispersion liquid and water-based ink for ink jet recording

A method for producing an aqueous pigment dispersion liquid, including: a kneading step of kneading a mixture of a quinacridone pigment (a), a pigment derivative (b), an organic high-molecular compound having an anionic group (c), a basic compound (d), and an acetylene glycol surfactant (e) in a closed kneader to prepare a pigment-kneaded material having a solid content in the range of 50% to 80% by mass; and a step of diluting the pigment-kneaded material with an aqueous medium. A method for producing a water-based ink for ink jet recording, including a step of diluting the aqueous pigment dispersion liquid with an aqueous medium..
Dic Corporation


Large particle organic extender

The present invention relates to a composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of spheroidal particles having a mode particle size of from 10 to 30 μm. The spheroidal particles are useful as organic extenders, especially in below-critical pigmented coatings formulations, and provide coatings with improved stain removal properties..
Rohm And Haas Company


Composition comprising interactive ingredients

A composition comprising titanium dioxide and additives useful for enhancing the optical performance of titanium dioxide or for allowing substitution of at least part of the titanium dioxide in said composition for additives. At least two additives are added, wherein a first additive comprises a composite pigment and a second additive comprises a reactive polymer.


Mouthguard and fabricating method thereof

A mouthguard includes a mouthguard body and a film structure. The mouthguard body includes a front part, a rear part and a bottom part.
Shun Hsiang Plastic Co., Ltd.


Pyrazolopyridazines and methods for treating retinal-degenerative diseases and hearing loss associated with usher syndrome

Compounds, compositions and methods for the treatment of retinal degenerative diseases, such as retinitis pigmentosa, leber's congenital amaurosis, syndromic retinal degenerations, age-related macular degeneration and usher syndrome, and hearing loss associated with usher syndrome are described herein.. .
Usher Iii Initiative, Inc.


Hair treatment systems and methods using peptides and other compositions

The present invention generally relates to compositions and methods for transdermal delivery, and treatment of hair related conditions. The compositions can be used in a variety of applications, including causing or promoting hair growth and/or hair pigmentation.
Transdermal Biotechnology, Inc.


Stable vitamin c system

The present compositions include substantially anhydrous lotions, gels, or cremes having a high vitamin c content. The compositions described herein may be used as paste, lotions, cremes, or gels in and of themselves, or as a solvent/base system for additional ingredients.


Color cosmetic with high coverage and naturalness

Described herein is a cosmetic composition comprising a mixture of metal oxide pigments having different shapes and sizes which provides high coverage and a natural look upon application.. .
Avon Products, Inc.


Method and dermatological hypopigmentation

Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure provide method and apparatus for effecting (e.g., lightening) an appearance of skin by cooling or freezing small separated surface regions of the skin to produce regions of local hypopigmentation. The width of the regions can be, for example, smaller than about 1 mm or 0.5 mm, and a distance between these frozen regions can be greater than about 3 times the width of the regions.
The General Hospital Corporation


Vision testing for astigmatism

Disclosed are computer implemented methods for testing astigmatism which display differently coloured bars against a contrasting background. In one implementation, parallel coloured bars are separated and joined through various angles of rotation against a constant background.
Aivision Pty Ltd


Use of visual cues to enhance bird repellent compositions

The present disclosure relates to the use of various pigments and colorants that absorb light in the uv range as functional feeding cues for birds and ungulates to synergistically enhance the repellency effect of poly cyclic quinones, specifically 9,10 anthraquinones.. .
Arkion Life Sciences, Llc


Method of producing a cover element and an optoelectronic component, cover element and optoelectronic component

A method of producing a cover element for an optoelectronic component includes producing a frame having a multiplicity of openings, wherein the frame is made of a material having embedded particles of tio2, zro2, al2o3, aln, sio2, or another optically reflective material and/or an embedded colored pigment; introducing a material into a multiplicity of the openings; and dividing the frame.. .
Osram Opto Semiconductors Gmbh


Image forming sheet for electrophotography

Provided is an image forming sheet for electrophotography, in which the generation of blister is suppressed. The image forming sheet for electrophotography includes a substrate 110 and an image receiving layer having a pigment 122 coated on the substrate, particles 124 interspersed among the pigments 122, and a binding resin, a volume average particle diameter of the particles being larger than a thickness of a portion of the image receiving layer where the particles do not exist..
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Agglomerated retroreflective beads for pavement marking and methods for fabrication and use thereof

A retroreflective device securable to a highway by bonding thereto preferably with a viscous strip applied to the highway prior to solidifying cure of the strip includes a generally globular glass central member, a desirably pigmented adhesive layer over the central member and a plurality of peripheral globular glass members connected to the central member by the pigmented adhesive layer. A method for fabricating the retroreflective device is also disclosed..
Stoncor Group, Inc.


Method of screening for candidate compounds for regulating melanogenesis or pigmentation

A method to identify target genes or proteins for regulating melanogenesis or pigmentation and to screen for compounds for manipulation of melanogenesis or pigmentation, the method of screening for candidate compounds for regulating melanogenesis or pigmentation, includes bringing test compounds into contact with cells capable of expressing mortalin and/or hsp60 in vitro, and selecting, from among the test compounds, a compound that changes the expression level of mortalin and/or hsp60.. .
National Institute Of Advanced Industrial Science And Technology


Paper with high covering power

A paper or a decorative base paper for decorative coating materials contains pigment-resin particles that contain a carrier-free pigment and a cured resin and have a mean particle size from 1 to 30 μm and delivers a high opacity.. .
Schoeller Technocell Gmbh & Co. Kg


Acrylic-urethane ipn plastisol

Plastisol compositions having a two-resin interpenetrating polymer network (ipn) are disclosed. The compositions begin with blocked isocyanate grafted acrylic polymer, blocked isocyanate urethane prepolymer, plasticizer, optionally pigment, and optionally thixotropic agent.
Polyone Corporation


Aqueous ink set, ink jet recording method and ink jet recording apparatus

An aqueous ink set for ink jet including a combination of a first ink and a second ink. The first ink contains a self-dispersible pigment to a particle surface of which a functional group containing a phosphonic acid group is bonded, wherein the redispersion viscosity of the first ink is 5 mpa·s or less.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Water-based ink for ink-jet recording and producing laminated body

A water-based ink for ink-jet recording including a pigment, a pigment-dispersing agent, a binder, and water. The pigment-dispersing agent includes a styrene-acrylic copolymer, and the binder includes a polyolefin resin.
Dic Corporation


Acrylate-styrene-acrylonitrile polymer and thermoplastic resin composition

The present invention relates to an acrylate-styrene-acrylonitrile polymer, a method for preparing the same, and a thermoplastic resin composition. More specifically, the present invention has an effect of providing an acrylate-styrene-acrylonitrile polymer, a method for preparing the same, and a thermoplastic resin composition, wherein an n-vinyl monomer is applied such that the polymerization can be initiated by a redox system under conditions in which a grafting agent is not used, thereby improving the grafting efficiency of the acrylate-styrene-acrylonitrile polymer and thus improving powder characteristics and impact resistance while maintaining dye-ability; the content of free shells is lowered to improve the coagulation and latex stability; the polymerization is performed by the redox system without an activation liquid of a shell layer, thereby reducing additives and thus improving pigment dye-ability and significantly improving weather resistance..
Lg Chem, Ltd.


Display and labeled article

A display includes a first optical effect layer including a first interface part, the first interface part being provided with recesses or protrusions arranged two-dimensionally at the minimum center-to-center distance in a range of 200 nm to 500 nm, each of the recesses or protrusions having a forward-tapered shape; a reflective material layer covering at least a part of the first interface part; and a second optical effect layer including, at a position of a first portion of the first interface part that is covered with the reflective material layer, a portion that faces the reflective material layer with the first optical effect layer interposed therebetween or faces the first optical effect layer with the reflective material layer interposed therebetween, the second optical effect layer containing at least one of a cholesteric liquid crystal, a pearl pigment and a multilayer interference film.. .
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.


Non-chemical thermally printable film

A two-layer mono-axially oriented film includes a first layer of an opaque beta-nucleated microvoided propylene-based polymer; and a second layer containing a dark pigment that is adapted for use in a thermal printer in which the thermal print-head contacts the exposed surface of the first layer. The dark pigment of the second layer pigment has a color contrasting with the color of the first layer and can contain a carbon black.
Toray Plastics (america), Inc.


Cosmetic composition comprising liquid fatty esters, volatile oils and thickeners, and cosmetic treatment processes

The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition which is preferentially anhydrous, comprising from 10% to 40% by weight of liquid fatty esters, at least 30% by weight of volatile oils other than the liquid fatty esters, and thickeners. The composition may also comprise particles that are insoluble in the medium, such as pigments or microcapsules.


Stable cosmetic composition containing a monoglyceride, a tartaric ester of monoglyceride, and a coated filler

The invention relates to a composition, especially a cosmetic composition, characterized in that it comprises at least one monoglyceride and at least one tartaric ester of monoglyceride, and at least one coated pigment and/or mineral filler. The invention also relates to the use of a coated pigment and/or coated mineral filler for improving the stability of a composition, especially a cosmetic composition comprising at least one monoglyceride and at least one diacetyl tartaric ester of monoglyceride.


Synergistic paraffinic oil and boscalid fungicides

Fungicidal compositions comprising a paraffinic oil and 2-chloro-n-(4′-chloro[1,1′-biphenyl]-2-yl)-3-pyridinecarboxamide (boscalid) are provided. The fungicidal compositions may further comprise a pigment.
Suncor Energy Inc.


Delta sigma modulator

A ΔΣ modulator converts an input analog quantity into a digital value quantized with a predetermined number of bits and outputs the digital value. The ΔΣ modulator includes an integrator that includes a capacitor and integrates a difference between the input analog quantity and an analog quantity acquired from d/a conversion of the output digital value by a d/a converter; a quantizer that quantizes an analog quantity acquired from integration by the integrator; and a digital integrator that carries out an integration operation on data acquired from quantization by the quantizer..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Miltonian mirror for oblique catoptric telescopes

One embodiment of a front-surface mirror (100) for oblique catoptric telescopes as a means for focusing image-forming rays to its prime focus without obstruction. The embodiment provides a happy medium between two cited examples of prior art, or even an absolute advantage over both examples, in terms of light grasp, resolution, field curvature, astigmatism and coma.


Optically excited phosphor display screens having coloring filtering pigments embedded in phosphor mixtures

Techniques and optically excited light-emitting devices based on phosphors are provided to use phosphor materials which absorb excitation light to emit visible light and include a composite phosphor material including two or more different transition metal compounds that, under optical excitation of the excitation light, emit visible light at spectrally close but different spectral wavelengths or bands that spectrally overlap to produce a desired color.. .
Prysm, Inc.


Method of producing a pigment containing, cationic, high solids aqueous dispersion, aqueous dispersion containing pigments, and use thereof

A method of producing an aqueous dispersion of a pigment, and the aqueous dispersion of the pigment and the uses of the aqueous dispersion of the pigment. In the present method, an inorganic pigment is dispersed in water, in the presence of a dispersing agent.
Ep-pigments Oy


Ink composition and a writing instrument

The present invention relates to an ink composition and a writing instrument. The ink composition comprises 10 to 70 wt % of a metallic pigment, 10 to 30 wt % of a resin, 0 to 20 wt % of a colorant, 0 to 20 wt % of an auxiliary agent and a solvent as the remainder; the solvent is a main solvent or a mixture of the main solvent and an auxiliary solvent; the resin includes a film-forming resin and a thickening resin; the present invention uses a low-level monohydric alcohol solvent as the main solvent, a polyvinyl acetal resin as the film-forming resin, and further includes the auxiliary agent, the metallic pigment or the colorants, so the ink composition with such good characteristics as being environmental friendly, drying quickly, being written smoothly and having strong compatibility to general writing surfaces is produced..
Shanghai Nnw New Materials Technology Co., Ltd.


Carbon black in effect pigments

The present application is directed to a combination effect pigment comprising a platy substrate, an outer layer disposed above the platy substrate, and carbon black, wherein the carbon black is disposed above the substrate and is entrapped by the outer layer.. .
Basf Corporation


Carbon black in effect pigments

The present application is directed to combination effect pigments comprising an effect pigment and carbon black, wherein the carbon black is adherently deposited on the effect pigment interposed within the substrate and at least one subsequent layer of the effect pigment. This structure of the combination effect pigment results in advantageous non-staining properties of the pigment and maximizes color effects of the carbon black..


Novel polymers and use of these as dispersants

The present invention relates to novel polymers p and to their salts, to a process for their manufacturing, to the use of said polymers as dispersants for fine particulate solid material. The present invention further relates to liquid compositions containing solid fine particles, such as organic or inorganic pigments and fillers, and the novel polymers p and their salts as dispersants.
Basf Se


Printable recording media

A printable recording media including a supporting base substrate having, on both supporting sides, pre-coating layers containing inorganic pigments and polymeric binders, and having, at least, one top ink-receiving layer, that includes inorganic pigments and water-dispersible polymeric binders having a glass transition temperature within the range of about 0° c. To about 35° c., over the pre-coating layer.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


In-mold decorative appliquÉ with textured surface

A manufacturing method for a plastic-molded automotive interior trim component produces a curvilinear finished surface with a relatively flat portion and a relatively curved portion. A decorative film subcomponent is molded with a substantially smooth outer surface that is pigmented with a desired color of the finished surface.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


Methods and compositions for preserving the viability of photoreceptor cells

Provided are methods and compositions for maintaining the viability of photoreceptor cells following retinal detachment. The viability of photoreceptor cells can be preserved by administering an apoptosis inhibitor to a mammal having an eye with retinal detachment.
Massachusetts Eye And Ear Infirmary


Histone deacetylase inhibitors

In recognition of the need to develop novel therapeutic agents, the present invention provides novel histone deacetylase inhibitors. These compounds include an ester bond making them sensitive to deactivation by esterases.
Dana-farber Cancer Institute, Inc.


Preparation of polylactide-polyglycolide microparticles having a sigmoidal release profile

The present invention relates to preparation of biodegradable microparticles formed from polylactide-polyglycolide copolymers (plga) polymer and how to achieve sigmoidal release of active pharmaceutical compound from the microparticles. In particular, the present invention relates to emulsification of an inner/oil phase to an outer/water phase followed by quenching and a single drying step for the preparation of microparticles having a preferred release profile of preferably basic/nucleophilic compounds such as risperidone.
Pharmathen S.a.


Laser system for skin treatment

A method of treating pigmented lesions and vascular lesions by a wavelength between 500 nm and 600 nm applied to the segment of skin as a train of pulses. In some examples, a wavelength of 1048 nm is applied sequentially or simultaneously with the wavelength between 500 nm and 600 nm.
Candela Corporation


Capsicum variety exhibiting a hyper-accumulation of zeaxanthin and products derived therefrom

The present invention is concerned with capsicum plants producing greater than about 0.4% zeaxanthin, by weight in the dried, ripe fruit pod flesh, which plants have been developed from commercially grown capsicum cultivars by plant breeding techniques. Zeaxanthin is the dominant carotenoid in the dried ripe fruit pod flesh, when measured in non-esterified forms.
Kalamazoo Holdings, Inc.


Coloring inspection apparatus and coloring inspection method

An object is to ensure clear and easy quantification of the textures such as metallic texture and shiny texture of pearl pigment and to rationalize comparison inspection between an inspection object and a reference object. A coloring inspection apparatus 1 includes a camera 2 that is configured to have three spectral sensitivities (s1(λ), s2(λ), s3(λ)) linearly and equivalently converted to a cie xyz color matching function, an arithmetic processing unit 3 that is configured to obtain and compute coloring data by conversion of an image which has three spectral sensitivities and is obtained by the camera 2 into tristimulus values x, y and z in a cie xyz color system, and lighting units 6 that are configured to illuminate an automobile 5 as an example of measuring object.
Papalab Co., Ltd.


Systems and methods for obstructing inoperable pixels in a display device

This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for optically obstructing inoperable display elements in a display apparatus. In one aspect, a display apparatus can include a plurality of display elements each having a shutter suspended over a substrate.
Pixtronix, Inc.


Hand tool having an electronic identification device

Disclosed is a tool (300) having a body comprising two outer strips (305,306) and a recessed middle strip (307), wherein a top cap (309) and bottom cap (312) disposed either side of the middle strip, and attached to one another by dowels (311,314), pins and rings, form a cavity for encapsulating an electronic identification device such as an rfid tag (109). The electronic identification device may be protected by internal webbing or a flexible cellular or elastomeric component and may by in contact with the metal body (302) of the tool.
Stanley Works (europe) Gmbh


Security coding system and marker, optoelectronic scanner and coding articles

A scanner (200) is arranged to detect a unique spectral signature acquired from a sample (230) coded with a security marker (700) made up from one or more overt or covert coloured features (704a-704b) having known and uniquely identifiable spectral characteristics. More particularly, a narrowband light source (218), operating in the middle/near ultraviolet to short/near infra-red wavelength ranges, pulses light onto the security marker fixed to or formed in the sample (230).
Gluco Technology Limited


Liquid crystal display

A liquid crystal display (lcd) includes a thin film transistor positioned on a lower substrate; a plurality of color filters positioned on the thin film transistor and aligned to be spaced apart from each other; an insulation layer positioned on the plurality of color filters; a light-blocking layer positioned on the insulation layer; a transparent layer positioned on the light-blocking layer and having a convex shape; an upper substrate facing the lower substrate; and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the lower substrate and the upper substrate, wherein the light-blocking layer includes an organic black pigment, and the transparent layer having the convex shape has a different shape from the light-blocking layer.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.


Fluorescent fiber, its use and processes for its production

The present invention relates to a regenerated cellulosic fiber which contains an incorporated dye pigment and a fluorescent dye applied by overdying, the use of this fiber for the production of yarns and fabrics and a process for the production of these fibers. This fiber satisfies the demands of en 471 in relation to luminance factor, the chromaticity coordinates and color fastness and possesses a light fastness (iso 105-b02, process 2) of more than 5..
Lenzing Ag


Benefit agent delivery compositions

Benefit agent delivery system suitable for use in cleaning compositions, particularly laundry, comprising benefit agents such as dyes, pigments etc, for release during a cleaning and/or treatment step, such as a domestic washing and/or rinsing step. Cleaning compositions containing the benefit agent delivery systems and methods of making the delivery systems and the cleaning compositions..
The Procter & Gamble Company


Pigmented coating agent and producing a multilayer coating using the pigmented coating agent for producing a pane adhesion

Where r1=cnh2n with n=1 to 3; r2=h or cmh2m+1 with m=1 to 4; a=0 to 20; b=0 to 20; and a+b=2 to 40. The present invention further relates to a process for producing a multicoat coating system, using the coating composition, and to the use of the multicoat coating system for adhesively bonding glazing sheets..


Transparent, optically variable interference pigments having electrically semiconducting properties

The present invention relates to transparent, optically variable, electrically semiconducting interference pigments, in particular flake-form interference pigments, which comprise an oxygen-deficient layer of ti02-x, to a process for the preparation of such pigments, and to the use of the pigments prepared in this way.. .
Merck Patent Gmbh


Transparent, electrically semiconducting interference pigments with high color strength

The present invention relates to transparent, electrically semiconducting interference pigments having high colour strength, and in particular to flake-form interference pigments which comprise an oxygen-deficient layer of tio2-x, to a process for the preparation of such pigments, and to the use of the pigments prepared in this way.. .
Merck Patent Gmbh


Carbazole dioxazine pigment and a its preparation

The pigment is synthesized from 3-nitro-n-ethylcarbazole. The first step is nitration of 3-nitro-n-ethylcarbazole to form 3,6-dinitro-n-ethylcarbazole which is reduced to form 3-amino-6-nitro-n-ethylcarbazole.


Polyorganosiloxane-containing graft copolymer, thermoplastic resin composition, and molded product

A resin composition having all of higher pigment colorability, low-temperature impact resistance, and flame retardance is provided. A graft copolymer is a polyorganosiloxane-containing graft copolymer formed by polymerizing one or more grafting vinyl monomers (b) in the presence of a rubber (a) containing polyorganosiloxane and a vinyl polymer, wherein the index of refraction of the rubber (a) is in the range of 1.47 to 1.56, and the volume-average particle size is in the range of 300 nm to 2000 nm.
Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.


Packaging bag

Provided is a packaging bag which can prevent a colorant contained in a multilayer film from staining a packaged object, as well as has high mechanical strengths such as high impact resistance and high pinhole resistance. In a packaging bag formed by forming a multifold film into a bag shape, the multifold film being formed by stacking a plurality of multilayer films, a colorant is contained in a layer of the multilayer films, the layer containing the colorant being not in contact with an object to be packaged.
Kyoraku Co., Ltd.

Igm topics: Crystallin, Titanium Dioxide, Heat Exchanger, Sodium Aluminate, Sodium Alum, Ed Coating, Perovskite, Downstream, Titanium Dioxide Pigment, Semiconductor, Semiconductor Material, Ethylene Glycol, Pyrrolidone, Dispersant, Quantization

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