|| List of recent Oat-related patents
|Catheter balloon coated with rapamycin and shellac|
The present invention relates to a catheter balloon with a coating containing rapamycin and shellac and to a method for coating catheter balloons preferably textured catheter balloons with the pharmacological agent rapamycin, shellac and optionally further components. Moreover, the present invention relates also to the use of catheter balloons coated in such a way for the release of the pharmaceutically active agent rapamycin for prophylaxis and treatment of restenosis, preferably restenosis caused by angioplasty.
|Fluorine-containing curable resin, active energy beam-curable composition, and cured product thereof|
The present invention provides a fluorine-containing curable resin that can impart high stain resistant properties to the surface of a cured coating film and can exhibit high stain resistant properties even when curing is performed in an air atmosphere (in the presence of oxygen). It is also an object to provide an active-energy-ray-curable composition that uses the fluorine-containing curable resin and can exhibit high stain resistant properties even when curing is performed in an air atmosphere and a cured product of the active-energy-ray-curable composition.
|Coating agent composition for battery electrode or separator|
A coating agent composition for battery electrode or separator, comprises a vinyl alcohol copolymer having a structural unit represented by the general formula (1), and an aqueous emulsion of a synthetic resin obtained by polymerizing a copolymerizable monomer having an acrylic monomer as a main component, or an aqueous emulsion of a styrene thermoplastic elastomer.. .
|Foaming of thermoplastic materials with organic peroxides|
A method for making foamed thermoplastic materials includes processing a composition that contains (a) at least one thermoplastic material selected from one or more polyhydroxyalkanoates (phas), poly(lactic acid) (pla), or combinations thereof; and (b) at least one organic peroxide under conditions effective to permit the composition to foam. The foamed thermoplastic materials provide a low density and lightness in weight, can be used in a variety of useful articles spanning many industries, and can have, depending on the choice of thermoplastic materials, excellent biodegradability compared to foamed polymers derived from non-renewable resources..
|Seed coating formulation systems|
The present invention provides seed coating systems and methods for their use, where a seed coating system comprises encapsulated active ingredient particles that comprise an active ingredient and an encapsulation layer with a preselected release profile, and a polymeric seed coating, wherein the polymeric seed coating releasably affixes the encapsulated active ingredient particle in proximity to a surface of a seed. In embodiments, the seed coating system comprises a plurality of active ingredient layers, wherein a first active ingredient layer comprises a first encapsulated active ingredient, wherein the first encapsulated active ingredient is encapsulated in a first polymer, and wherein the polymer comprises a first binding site that binds the active ingredient and a second binding site for binding to a delivery area, and a binder to releasably affix the encapsulated active ingredient to at least one of a seed surface or a second active ingredient layer, and wherein a second active ingredient layer comprises a second encapsulated active ingredient, wherein the second encapsulated active ingredient is encapsulated in a second polymer which may be the same as or different from the first polymer, and a binder to releasably affix the encapsulated active ingredient to at least one of the first active ingredient layer and a subsequent active ingredient layer..
|Metal-supported catalyst structures and processes for manufacturing the same|
The present invention relates to methods for producing metal-supported thin layer skeletal catalyst structures, to methods for producing catalyst support structures without separately applying an intermediate washcoat layer, and to novel catalyst compositions produced by these methods. Catalyst precursors may be interdiffused with the underlying metal support then activated to create catalytically active skeletal alloy surfaces.
|Anticorrosion coating composition in aqueous dispersion comprising an organic titanate and/or zirconate|
Anticorrosion coating compositions for metallic parts based on particulate metal in aqueous dispersion are described. The compositions include an organic titanate or zirconate compatible in aqueous phase or in organic phase, an optional silane-based binder, and water.
|Metallized cutlery and tableware and method therefor|
A tableware item molded from a plastic material, such as polystyrene has a metallic coating applied to at least one surface by a sputtering deposition process. The sputtered coating is suitable for food contact without an overcoat, and imparts the appearance of a metal tableware item.
|Methods of coating substrates with electrically charged conductive materials, electrically conductive coated substrates, and associated apparatuses|
Methods include applying an electric charge to a coating material that includes carbon nanotubes and a carrier, such as paint, and depositing the electrically charged coating material to a substrate. In some methods, the applying includes utilizing an electrostatic sprayer.
|Self-cleaning substrates and methods for making the same|
A methods, apparatus and compositions for producing colored, self-cleaning substrates by roll coating are provided. The roll coated, colored, self-cleaning substrates retain the predetermined color and a predetermined gloss of the colored coating, thereby facilitating their use in architectural applications.
|Distributed lighting assembly|
The lighting assembly (20) includes a light guide (22) formed of a resin material propagating light through internal reflection. A housing (28) surrounds the light guide (22) and maintains the light guide (22) in a predetermined position.
|Solventless mixing process for coating pharmaceutical ingredients|
The present invention is a solventless method of producing polymer coated active pharmaceutical ingredient that is taste-masked and may be released in relatively short time. It employs high energy vibrations or acoustic mixing of api particles, water soluble coating material particles and hydrophobic polymer particles, with or without use of other pharmaceutically relevant powders as media.
|Taste masked active pharmaceutical powder compositions and processes for making them|
A taste masked particulate pharmaceutical formulation include a core that comprises an active pharmaceutical ingredient; at least a partial nanoparticle material layer on the core that comprises a nanoparticle material with a median particle size not greater than 100 nm; a first polymer layer that is at least partially water soluble and a second polymer layer that is water insoluble. The active pharmaceutical ingredient is completely released in 30 minutes in the usp dissolution test.
|Microencapsulated amino acid composition and the method of manufacturing the microencapsulated amino acid composition|
The invention relates to a microencapsulated amino acid composition and methods of manufacturing this composition. Amino acids, such as branched-chain amino acids, have low water solubility, poor hydrophilicity, and poor stability.
|Systems and methods for driving transistors with high tresthold voltages|
System and method are provided for driving a transistor. The system includes a floating-voltage generator, a first driving circuit, and a second driving circuit.
|Non-carburized components of track-type machines having a metallurgically bonded coating|
Undercarriage assembly components of track-type machines having a metallurgically bonded wear-resistant coating and methods for forming such coated undercarriage assembly components is taught herein. The bodies of the undercarriage assembly components, formed of an iron-based alloy, have a hard metal alloy slurry disposed on a surface or into an undercut or channel and then fused to form a metallurgical bond with the iron-based alloy.
|Device for inductively removing the insulation from wires and/or conductive structures|
Thus there is provided a device for stripping insulation from wires and/or conductive structures having a lacquer or plastic coating. The device has a receiving portion for receiving the ends of the wires and/or conductive structures from which insulation is to be stripped, at least one induction coil in the region of the receiving portion for inductively generating heat to vaporize or thermally remove the coating on the wires within the receiving portion and at least one suction removal hose connected to the receiving portion for removing the vaporized or thermally removed coating of the wires and/or conductive structures in the region of the receiving portion..
|Alkali silicate glass based coating and method for applying|
A coating for reducing interaction between a surface and the environment around the surface includes an alkali silicate glass material configured to protect the surface from environmental corrosion due to water or moisture. The alkali silicate glass material is doped with a first element to affect various forms of radiation passing through the coating.
|System and method for forming an image on a substrate|
A scanning laser having a wavelength compatible with a coating binder so as to cure it as the laser scans and irradiates the coating on a moving web. A system and method for curing flakes by providing a scanning laser which scans across a moving coated substrate in a magnetic field allows images to be formed as magnetically aligned flakes are cured into a fixed position.
|Green approach in metal nanoparticle-embedded antimicrobial coatings from vegetable oils and oil-based materials|
The present invention generally relates to a method of making nanoparticles and uses thereof. In particular, the invention relates to methods of making metal nanoparticles (mnps).
|Multi-gemstone mounting that creates illusion of a single large gemstone|
An item of jewelry comprising a gemstone setting for magnifying and enhancing the appearance of a multiplicity of gemstones set therein, creating the illusion of a single very large gem. The gemstone mounting comprises inner and outer rings, the inner setting having a portion that fits inside the outer setting.
|Seed coating hydrogels|
A bio-degradeable seed coating composition for enhanced seed protection and propagation comprises a gelatin-based hydrogel formulation consisting of a naturally derived, hydrophilic protein in combination with a sulfated or non-sulfated polysaccharide. The protein is animal porcine or bovine derived while the polysaccharide is preferably a cellulose derivative such as sodium cellulose sulfate, dextran sulfate, sulfated chitosan, sulfated starch and mixtures thereof.
|Semiconductor device processing with reduced wiring puddle formation|
A method of forming an interconnect structure for a semiconductor device includes forming a lower antireflective coating layer over a dielectric layer; forming an organic planarizing layer on the lower antireflective coating layer; transferring a wiring pattern through the organic planarizing layer; transferring the wiring pattern through the lower antireflective coating layer; and transferring the wiring pattern through the dielectric layer, wherein unpatterned portions of the lower antireflective coating layer serve as an etch stop layer so as to prevent any bubble defects present in the organic planarizing layer from being transferred to the dielectric layer.. .
|Use of perturbants to facilitate incorporation and recovery of taggants from polymerized coatings|
The invention provides methods for increasing the recoverability of taggants from an object. The methods include the steps of incorporating a taggant into a solution; mixing the solution including the taggant with a perturbant to form a first perturbant taggant solution; mixing the first perturbant taggant solution with a polymer to form a second perturbant taggant polymer solution; and applying the second perturbant taggant polymer solution to at least a portion of the object to form a taggant-coated object.
|Heat-sealable biodegradable packaging material, a package made thereof, and use of a resin in extrusion coating|
The invention concerns a heat-sealable biodegradable packaging material, which comprises a fibrous substrate and one or more polymer coating layers extruded onto said substrate. According to the invention the packaging material includes at least one polymer coating layer containing polylactide and at least about 1 weight-% of terpene phenolic resin blended therewith.
|Method and apparatus for electrostatic painting|
A device and method for electrostatic powder coating include: obtaining continuously a working fluid constituted by air deprived of undesirable substances; supplying the working fluid, between 0.5 bar and 10 bar, in a container containing an amount of coating powder; extracting from the container; a first flow made up of working fluid and powder; atomizing the first flow with working fluid at a pressure of between 0.5 bar and 10 bar; supplying working fluid at a pressure of between 0.5 bar and 10 bar to create a second transport flow made up of working fluid and atomized powder; charging the second flow electrostatically under pressure; and sending the second electrostatically charged flow of working fluid and atomized powder onto a substrate, at a temperature of between −15° c. And +45° c., and a device and method for electrostatic painting including heating/cooling temperature adjustment of the painting mixture..
|Cultured dairy products having excellent freeze/thaw properties|
Refrigerated or frozen cultured dairy bar products comprise a cultured dairy composition having i) total solids content of at least about 22% by weight of the cultured dairy composition and a milk solids content of greater than 38 wt % based on total solids content, ii) a gelatin content of from about 0.7 to about 1.5% by weight of the cultured dairy composition, and iii) a viscosity of from about 200,000 cp to about 700,000 cp at 4° c. The cultured dairy composition is in the form of cultured dairy portions completely enveloped by a fat-based coating composition comprising from about 20 to about 80% fat by weight of the fat-based coating composition.
|High-brightness, long life thermionic cathode and methods of its fabrication|
An improved cathode comprises a cone-shaped emitter with a carbon-based coating applied to the emitter cone surface, in which there is a narrow annular gap between the emitter body and the carbon coating. The gap prevents direct contact between the carbon coating and the crystalline emitting material, thereby preventing damaging interactions and extending the useful lifetime of the cathode..
|Ice prevention system and method for power lines|
A method for preventing the build-up of ice on overhead power lines using induced vibrations and hydrophobic chemical treatment. In one embodiment, audio frequency transducers are used to send low frequency vibrations down a transmission line, while a hydrophobic coating is applied before inclement weather.
|Processing with compact arithmetic processing element|
A processor or other device, such as a programmable and/or massively parallel processor or other device, includes processing elements designed to perform arithmetic operations (possibly but not necessarily including, for example, one or more of addition, multiplication, subtraction, and division) on numerical values of low precision but high dynamic range (“lphdr arithmetic”). Such a processor or other device may, for example, be implemented on a single chip.
|Shift significand of decimal floating point data|
A decimal floating point finite number in a decimal floating point format is composed from the number in a different format. A decimal floating point format includes fields to hold information relating to the sign, exponent and significand of the decimal floating point finite number.
|Superhydrophobic powder coatings|
A superhydrophobic coating, comprises a superhydrophobic powder with superhydrophobic particles having a three dimensional nanostructured surface topology defining pores, and a resin. The superhydrophobic particles are embedded within the resin and the resin does not fill the pores of the superhydrophobic particles such that the three dimensional surface topology of the superhydrophobic particles is preserved.
|Ultra clear scratch resistant coating and laminate|
An ultra-clear rub and scratch resistant aqueous based coating that provides barrier properties to film and is receptive to flexo, litho, and gravure printing inks includes polyurethane acrylic hybrid dispersion in combination with melamine formaldehyde resin and micronized wax. The coating composition can be formulated with little or no n-methylpyrrolidone.
|Method of creating meat strips|
A method of creating a meat piece includes cooking a meat product until it is fully cooked including cooking the meat product until it has an internal temperature of approximately at least 165° f. After cooking the meat product, the meat product is sliced into meat pieces.
|Method for producing orodispersible tablets|
A method for easily producing orodispersible tablets that secure an eluting behavior of a principal agent in the digestive tract and mask unpleasant taste in the oral cavity is provided. Provided is a method for producing orodispersible tablets which includes mixing an additive to a principal agent to form principal agent particles as a granulation process, coating the principal agent particles with a coating agent to form coated particles as a coating process, and tableting the coated particles to form tablets as a tableting process, wherein the additive used in the granulation process contains a ph regulator, and the coating agent used in the coating process contains a ph-dependent polymer dissolving at ph 5 or more..
|Erosion and fatigue resistant blade and blade coating|
A coating is described for an airfoil blade component. The coating comprises a cermet material and has, when applied to the rotor blade, a compressive residual stress greater than about 60 ksi.
|Method and system for improving laser alignment and optical transmission efficiency of an energy assisted magnetic recording head|
An eamr disk drive includes a media, a laser, and a slider coupled with the laser. The laser for provides energy.
|Backlight structures and assemblies for electronic device displays|
Electronic devices may include displays. A display may include backlight components such as a light guide plate that distributes light from a light source across the display.
|Protective enclosure for electronic device|
A protective cover for an electronic device that has an interactive control panel includes a protective shell having a first member and a second member. The second member is configured to join with the first case.
|Method of making superhydrophobic/superoleophilic paints, epoxies, and composites|
Superhydrophobic paints and epoxies comprising superoleophilic particles and surfaces and methods of making the same are described. The superoleophilic particles can include porous particles having a hydrophobic coating layer deposited thereon.
|Formation of thin uniform coatings on blade edges using isostatic press|
The invention discloses isostatic-pressing (ip) applied to polymer (e.g., ptfe) coated razor blade edges to produce thin, dense, and uniform blade edges which in turn exhibit low initial cutting forces correlating with a more comfortable shaves. The isostatic press utilized may be a hot isostatic press (hip) or cold isostatic press (cip) or any other isostatic press process.
|Control device for a powder spray coating device|
A control device for a powder spray coating device and a powder spray coating device are specified. With the aim of ensuring operational reliability during the coating operation of the powder spray coating device, while at the same time preserving the required coating efficiency, the solution according to the invention provides for the control device an assessment device, an enabling device and a first communication interface, the assessment device being designed for assessing on the basis of at least one code received from the powder spray coating device by means of the first communication interface whether or not reliable operation of the powder spray coating device is ensured and passing on the assessment result to the enabling device, the enabling device being designed in turn for enabling operation if the assessment result is positive..
|Biobased modifiers for polyvinylchloride blends|
Compositions of polymer blends of polyvinylchloride (pvc), a low molecular weight plasticizer and polyhydroxyalkanoate (pha) are described. In certain embodiments, the pha is a poly-3-hydroxybutyrate-co-4-hydroxybutyrate copolymer having a weight percent 4-hydroxybutyrate of 30-45%.
Lubricant composition formulations comprising at least one biodegradable plastic, such as polyhydroxyalkanoate and/or polybutylene succinate, and at least one lubricant, such as a vegetable oil.. .
|Developable bottom anti-reflective coating|
The present invention provides a cross-linking agent capable of preventing formation of scum from a bottom anti-reflective coating, and also provides a composition for forming a bottom anti-reflection coating containing the agent. The cross-linking agent is a nitrogen-containing aromatic compound having at least one vinyloxy group or n-methoxymethylamide group, and the composition contains the cross-linking agent.
|Coated active material and lithium solid state battery|
The problem of the present invention is to provide a coated active material having a soft coating layer and capable of improving a contact area. The present invention solves the above-mentioned problem by providing a coated active material comprising a cathode active material and a coating layer for coating the above-mentioned cathode active material, containing an li ion conductive oxide, wherein the above-mentioned coating layer further contains lithium carbonate..
|Lithium secondary battery|
The present invention relates to a lithium secondary battery. More specifically, according to embodiments of the present invention the lithium battery, which includes a cathode, an anode, and a separate membrane inserted between the cathode and the anode, is characterized in that the separator membrane is a polyolefin porous membrane which has an aramid coating layer; and the cathode includes a lithium metal oxide cathode active material which has an olivine-type iron phosphate lithium coating layer, or the anode includes a carbon anode active material which has a spinel-type lithium titanium oxide coating layer.
|Multi-layer facade film|
A multi-layer façade film having a fleece layer and two plastic film layers, the fleece layer being sandwiched between the plastic film layers and bonded thereto. Each layer is elastically extensible in all directions.
|Process for producing foamed wallpapers|
The invention relates to a method for manufacturing a foamed coating on a web-shaped substrate, the substrate being coated entirely or partly with a coating agent, the applied coating being dried at a temperature above 70° c., and the coating agent being applied as a foam, an aqueous coating agent containing polymers selected from poly(meth)acrylates, maleinate polymers, or ethylene vinyl acetate polymers being used, and the coating agent being foamed by means of an introduced inert gas.. .
|Starch based polymer blends|
A starch based polymer blend suitable for extrusion coating, lamination of paper, film, coated or metallised film, foil, and fibrous webs comprises starch in the range 10% to 60% by weight of the polymer blend, one or more further carrier polymers in the range 40% to 90% by weight of the polymer blend, and optionally one or more process aids in the range 0% to 0.1% by weight of the polymer blend wherein the polymer blend has a melt flow index of at least 10 g/10 min (5 kg, 190 c).. .
|Reduced-diameter optical fiber|
Disclosed is a reduced-diameter optical fiber that employs a novel coating system. When combined with a bend-insensitive glass fiber, the novel coating system according to the present invention yields an optical fiber having exceptionally low losses.
|Backside illuminated image sensor pixels with dark field microlenses|
A backside illuminated image sensor with an array of image sensor pixels is provided. Each image pixel may include a photodiode and associated pixel circuits formed in a front surface of a semiconductor substrate.
|Optical element, optical system and image processing method|
An optical element (100), comprises a first surface (110) having a first reflective coating (310) having a first reflectivity greater than 0 and smaller than or equal to 100% in a first wavelength range, and a second surface (120) having a second reflective coating (320) having a reflectivity greater than 0 and smaller than or equal to 100% in a second wavelength range, wherein a portion of the second wavelength range does not lie in the first wavelength range and the first and second surface are aligned along a first and a second plane, respectively, the first and second plane intersecting at an angles a smaller than 90° and greater than 0°.. .
|Method for joining substrates|
The invention relates to a method of joining substrates. It is the object of the invention in this respect to join substrates of substrate materials together without having to exert an increased effort for a coating with additional coating processes to be carried out and to be able to achieve a good quality of the join connection in so doing.
|Phase change ink comprising a polyhydroxyalkanoate compound|
Wherein r is independently selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, a hydrocarbon group, a heteroatom, and combinations thereof; wherein n represents the number of repeating units of from 1 to about 35,000; and wherein x represents an integer from 1 to about 5.. .
|Article with dielectric mirror coating system|
An article includes a substrate having a surface arranged to receive radiation. A thermal barrier coating system is disposed on the surface and includes a ceramic-based coating.
|Semiconductor integrated circuit and compiler|
A semiconductor integrated circuit includes: a floating point arithmetic unit that includes circuit resources over which power saving control is performed, and executes a floating point arithmetic operation; a power-control instruction control unit that receives a pre-access instruction corresponding to a floating point arithmetic operation instruction, and invalidates stepwise the power saving control over the circuit resources included in the floating point arithmetic unit to operate a part of the circuit resources in the floating point arithmetic unit; and a control unit that causes the floating point arithmetic unit to execute the floating point arithmetic operation, wherein before execution of the floating point arithmetic operation in the floating point arithmetic unit, power consumption is previously increased by the pre-access instruction.. .
|Therapeutic solution concentrate|
A concentrated poly(ethylene glycol) solution that has good stability for extended storage is provided for use as a laxative. The concentrated solution comprises water, sodium benzoate, poly(ethylene glycol), and enough acid to yield a solution having a ph at 25° c.
|Vinyl chloride resin composition for electric wire coating and electric wire using same|
An objective of the present invention is to provide a vinyl chloride resin composition for electric wire coating, which satisfies abrasion resistance and cold resistance specified in iso 6722 even in the case where it is used in a thin-walled electric wire in accordance with iso 6722, and an electric wire using the same. In the vinyl chloride resin composition for electric wire coating of the present invention, from 15 to 45 parts by mass of a plasticizer, from 1 to 20 parts by mass of a modifier, from 0.5 to 20 parts by mass of ultrafine silica, and from 2 to 8 parts by mass of a fatty acid metal salt is blended with 100 parts by mass of a vinyl chloride resin..
|Water-based composite resin composition and an article comprising the same|
It is an object of the present invention to provide a water-based composite resin composition which has an excellent long-term storage stability and which enables formation of a coating film having an excellent water resistance and solvent resistance. The present invention relates to a water-based composite resin composition and a coating agent; the water-based composite resin composition containing composite resin particles (a) and an aqueous medium (b), the composite resin particles (a) containing polyester resin (a1) particles having a sulfonate group and an epoxy resin (a2) of which some or all parts are encapsulated in the polyester resin (a1) particles, wherein a mass ratio [(a1)/(a2)] of the polyester resin (a1) to the epoxy resin (a2) in the composite resin particles (a) is in the range of 95/5 to 30/70..
|Fire-retardant coating, method for producing fire-retardant and heat-resistnat building materials|
The present invention relates to a fire-retardant material and products produced therefrom. More specifically, one embodiment of the present invention relates to a fire-retardant coating that shields underlying substrates from thermal insult, and a method for making such fire-retardant composition, as well as the products resulting therefrom.
|Imaging systems with high dielectric constant barrier layer|
An imaging system may include a camera module with an image sensor having an array of image sensor pixels. The image sensor may include a substrate having an array of photodiodes, an array of microlenses formed over the array of photodiodes, an array of color filter elements interposed between the array of microlenses and the array of photodiodes, and a barrier layer interposed between the array of color filter elements and the array of photodiodes.
|Water level detection device|
A water level detection device includes a case, a detection assembly, and a latching ring secured to the case. The detection assembly includes a warning module, a micro switch, a cable, and a floater.
|Image sensors having buried light shields with antireflective coating|
An image sensor with an array of image sensor pixels is provided. Each image pixel may include a photodiode and associated pixel circuits formed in a semiconductor substrate.
|Backside illuminated image sensors having buried light shields with absorptive antireflective coating|
An image sensor with an array of image sensor pixels is provided. Each image pixel may include a photodiode and associated pixel circuits formed in the front surface of a semiconductor substrate.
|Pipe joint coating|
Exposed pipe joints formed of adjacent lengths of corrosion protective coated pipe sections have a protective sheet of synthetic resin material wound about the joint between the adjacent segments of coated pipe. The synthetic resin sheet is deployed from a reel on a coating applicator machine.
|Faucet component with improved coating|
A component for a faucet includes a substrate including alumina and a first material provided over at least a portion of the substrate. The first material includes titanium and carbon.
|Integrated coating system|
Provided is an integrated coating system. An integrated coating system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a unwinding means provided with a roll to supply a web; a worktable roll configured to support the web supplied from the unwinding means; a plurality of printing means configured to perform printing or coating on the web supplied from the unwinding means; a plurality of curing means each of which is modulated to cure a printing material on the web passing through at least one printing means; and a winding means around which the web, of which printing or coating work is completed by passing through the curing means, is wound in a roll shape..