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 Ultraviolet photodetectors and methods of making ultraviolet photodetectors patent thumbnailUltraviolet photodetectors and methods of making ultraviolet photodetectors
A method of making an ultraviolet sensor includes applying a metal-containing solution to a substrate using a spin coating technique to form a metal-containing coat. The metal-containing coat is baked and pyrolyzed to form a metal-containing oxide film on the substrate.
Carrier Corporation


 Preventing harmful polarization of solar cells patent thumbnailPreventing harmful polarization of solar cells
In one embodiment, harmful solar cell polarization is prevented or minimized by providing a conductive path that bleeds charge from a front side of a solar cell to the bulk of a wafer. The conductive path may include patterned holes in a dielectric passivation layer, a conductive anti-reflective coating, or layers of conductive material formed on the top or bottom surface of an anti-reflective coating, for example.
Sunpower Corporation


 Calculating thicknesses of applied coating material patent thumbnailCalculating thicknesses of applied coating material
Systems and a method for calculating thickness values of a coating material applied by a coating gun on object surfaces in industrial processes include measuring, on real test surfaces, the thickness values of coating material samples applied by the coating gun on the real test surfaces. The measured thickness values are used to generate 3d virtual objects modeling the coating dispersions of the coating gun at given angles formed between the coating gun and the test surface.

 Rounding floating point numbers patent thumbnailRounding floating point numbers
Embodiments disclosed pertain to apparatuses, systems, and methods for floating point operations. Disclosed embodiments pertain to a circuit that is capable of processing both a normal and denormal inputs and outputting normal and denormal results, and where a rounding module is used advantageously to reduce operational latency of the circuit..
Imagination Technologies Limited


 Unique reflective lenses to auto-calibrate a wearable eye tracking system patent thumbnailUnique reflective lenses to auto-calibrate a wearable eye tracking system
Example embodiments include a lens having an ir-reflective coating that is selectively applied to form a variable infrared (ir) interaction pattern on the lens. The variable ir interaction pattern may vary in the manner it interacts with ir wavelengths, so as to provide a machine-readable code when the lens is illuminated by ir light.
Google Inc.


 Quadratic program solver for mpc using variable ordering patent thumbnailQuadratic program solver for mpc using variable ordering
A system and approach for storing factors in a quadratic programming solver of an embedded model predictive control platform. The solver may be connected to an optimization model which may be connected to a factorization module.
Honeywell International Inc.


 Coating for a threaded component and a  applying the same patent thumbnailCoating for a threaded component and a applying the same
A method of providing a threaded fastener with a multi-layered coating comprises the step of using a vapour deposition process to apply a multi-layered coating to a threaded portion of the threaded fastener, each layer of the multi-layered coating being formed from a coating material selected from the group comprising titanium, chromium, nickel, platinum, tantalum, and combinations thereof.. .
Rolls-royce Plc


 Erosion and corrosion resistant protective coatings for turbomachinery patent thumbnailErosion and corrosion resistant protective coatings for turbomachinery
An erosion and corrosion resistant protective coating for turbomachinery application includes at least one ceramic or metal-ceramic coating segment deposited on surface of a conductive metal substrate subjected to a pre-deposition treatment by at least blasting to provide the surface with texture. The erosion and corrosion resistant coating has a plurality of dome-like structures with dome width between in range from about 0.01 μm to about 30 μm.

 Method of coating pvc tile floor with improved fouling resistance, abrasion resistance, workability and gloss patent thumbnailMethod of coating pvc tile floor with improved fouling resistance, abrasion resistance, workability and gloss
Provided is a method of coating a pvc tile floor with improved fouling resistance, abrasion resistance, workability and gloss. The method includes forming wax coating having a plurality of layers (a multilayer structure) on the surface of pvc tiles, and coating the uppermost surface of a wax layer with a coating agent for polishing stone surfaces so that a protective coating film for primarily protecting the floor from the outside is formed unlike a conventional floor coating having a pure wax layer structure, thereby advantageously fundamentally preventing scratches and stains of the surface, avoiding detachment and sliding of films and greatly improving durability and safety in use, and, in spite of simplified coating process, preventing yellowing, securing superior gloss, and improving workability and processability as well as maintenance/conservation after working and economic efficiency..
Ellim B.m.s Co., Ltd.


 Compositions for containers and other articles and methods of using same patent thumbnailCompositions for containers and other articles and methods of using same
This invention provides a polymer, which is preferably a polyether polymer. The polymer may be uses in coating compositions.
Valspar Sourcing, Inc.


Yttrium-base sprayed coating and making method

An yttrium-base sprayed coating is obtained by thermally spraying yttrium oxide, yttrium fluoride or yttrium oxyfluoride onto a substrate to form a coating of 10-500 μm thick, and chemically cleaning the coating with a cleaning liquid of organic acid, inorganic acid or a mixture thereof until the population of particles with a size of up to 300 nm becomes no more than 5 particles/mm2 of the coating surface. The yttrium-base sprayed coating exhibits high corrosion resistance even in a halogen gas plasma atmosphere and prevents yttrium-base particles from spalling off during etching treatment..
Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.

Method and apparatus providing increased uvled intensity and uniform curing of optical-fiber coatings

A uvled apparatus and a related method provide increased uvled intensity to promote efficient curing of a coated glass fiber. The apparatus employs a plurality of uvled sources, each uvled source emitting an oscillating output of ultraviolet radiation.
Draka Comteq B.v.

Animal feed covers and their production and use

Covers for sealing and/or bonding with an exposed surface of an animal feed within a container include a flexible film that conforms to the animal feed and a rigid or semi-rigid layer that allows the cover to be handled by an operator during placement of the cover over the animal feed composition while the composition is at elevated temperatures. The polymer film may include a heat-activated coating that establishes a bond with the animal feed when the feed is at elevated temperatures or when an external heat source is applied to the cover.
Purina Animal Nutrition Llc

Coated box with anti-greasy fingerprint coating

A coated box with anti-stain coating on portions of exterior surfaces of the coated box, which also has uncoated exterior surfaces to which a water-based adhesive is applied to adhere to portions of an interior facing surface to form a box shape that includes folds at creases at scored lines.. .
Fc Meyer Packaging Llc

Rapid cure silicone lubricious coatings

Novel, lubricious coatings for medical devices are disclosed. The coatings provide improved lubricity and durability, and are readily applied in coating processes.
Ethicon, Inc.

Patterned silicone coating

A method of applying a patterned coating of a silicone adhesive to a substrate sheet, comprising the steps of pattern coating a silicone precursor composition onto the substrate, followed by thermally curing the precursor composition coated on the substrate. The precursor composition is a viscous fluid, and the pattern coating is performed by suitably modified block printing, intaglio printing or screen printing methods.
Kci Usa, Inc.

Apparatus for patterned plasma-mediated laser ophthalmic surgery

A system for ophthalmic surgery on an eye includes: a pulsed laser which produces a treatment beam; an oct imaging assembly capable of creating a continuous depth profile of the eye; an optical scanning system configured to position a focal zone of the treatment beam to a targeted location in three dimensions in one or more floaters in the posterior pole. The system also includes one or more controllers programmed to automatically scan tissues of the patient's eye with the imaging assembly; identify one or more boundaries of the one or more floaters based at least in part on the image data; iii.
Optimedica Corporation

Method for coating surgical intruments

A coating and devices using the coating are provided. The coating is applied in liquid form and dried or otherwise cured to form a durable adherent coating resistant to high temperatures and having optional hydrophobic properties.
Team Medical, Llc

Decomposition 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.
International Business Machines Corporation

Optical article comprising an antireflective coating with a low reflection both in the ultraviolet region and in the visible region

This invention relates to an ophthalmic lens with a low reflection both in the ultraviolet region and in the visible region, comprising a substrate provided on its rear main face with a multilayered antireflective coating (3-7 layers) comprising a stack of at least one layer with a high refractive index and at least one layer with a low refractive index, having a mean reflection factor on the rear face in the visible region rm lower than or equal to 1.15%, a mean light reflection factor on the rear face in the visible region rv lower than or equal to 1%, a mean reflection factor ruv on the rear face between 280 nm and 380 nm, weighted by the function w(λ) defined in the iso 13666:1998 standard, lower than 5%, for angles of incidence of 30° and 45°, the antireflective coating outer layer being a silica-based layer. The lens according to the invention does especially prevent the reflection of the uv radiation produced by light sources located behind the wearer..
Essilor International (compagnie Generale D'optique)

Heater-less ice maker assembly with a twistable tray

An ice maker is provided that includes a tray having recesses that can include ice-phobic surfaces. The ice-phobic surfaces may include ice-phobic coatings, textured metal surfaces, hydrophobic coatings or other surfaces configured to repel water and ice.
Whirlpool Corporation

Three dimensional lattice weaves with tailored damping properties

The present invention is directed to three dimensional weaves composed of wires or yarns that offer the potential for damping not achievable with solid materials, including high temperature damping. Three damping mechanisms have been identified: (1) internal material damping, (2) frictional energy dissipation (coulomb damping), and (3) inertial damping (tuned mass damping).
The Johns Hopkins University

Heat-activated adhesive composition

A high solids radiation-curable coating comprises at least one acrylated oligomer component and a component soluble in the acrylated component that solidifies when the acrylated coating cures. The coating dries upon radiation cure and remains dry to a temperature of at least 60° c.
Actega Radcure, Inc.

Preparation and use of cyclododecatriene trialdehyde and related compounds

Where r, m p and q are as defined herein. Curable compositions comprising compounds of formula 1, including powder coating compositions, and methods of curing the compositions are also disclosed..

Binder composition for improved mortars and coatings

A binder composition for enhanced mortars and coatings, comprising a first conventional mineral component and a second component based on powdery slaked lime, wherein said second component based on powdery slaked lime has a specific surface area calculated according to the bet method of less than 12 m2/g, advantageously less than 11 m2/g, in particular less than 10 m2/g, preferably less than 9 m2/g and its uses as well as the enhanced coating or mortar systems comprising an aggregate of the mineral type and the aforesaid composition.. .
S. A. Lhoist Recherche Et Developpement

Method of making heat treated coated article with carbon based coating and protective film

A method of making a heat treated (ht) or heat treatable coated article. A method of making a coated article includes a step of heat treating a glass substrate coated with at least layer of or including carbon (e.g., diamond-like carbon (dlc)) and an overlying protective film thereon.
Guardian Industries Corp.

Odor neutralizing mask insert

An air-permeable guard adapted to attach to a covering, the air permeable guard comprising a plurality of layers attached together to create one or more compartments. The guard further comprises at least one agent stored in the one or more compartments wherein the at least one agent may be a counteracting agent, a masking agent or a disinfectant agent.

Absorbent antimicrobial wound dressings

The present invention provides methods for preparing an absorbent antimicrobial wound dressing which comprise steps of (a) preparing an antimicrobial coating composition by mixing an antimicrobial agent and one or more polymers in a solvent system that comprises a non-aqueous solvent, (b) contacting the antimicrobial coating composition of step (a) with a wound dressing substrate which comprises absorbent fibers or absorbent particles, and (c) drying the product of step (b). The present invention also provides absorbent antimicrobial wound dressings including those prepared by these methods as well as antimicrobial coating compositions and methods of producing antimicrobial coating compositions..
Mölnlycke Health Care Ab

Pharmaceutical preparation containing copolyvidone

A stabilized preparation which comprises: a unstable drug in a polyethylene glycol-containing preparation; and a coating agent comprising a copolyvidone instead of polyethylene glycol with which the drug is coated.. .
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Limited

Compositions and methods for combination ingredient delivery

Described herein are compositions, methods, and devices for relief of a cough, cold, sore throat, or allergy, or a related symptom. Also described herein are compositions, methods, and devices for the prevention, treatment and/or amelioration of a digestive illness or digestive discomfort, or a related symptom of either..
The Fix, Llc

40-o-(2-hydroxy)ethyl-rapamycin coated stent

A method and coating for reducing the release rate of an active agent from an implantable device, such as a stent, is disclosed.. .
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems Inc.

Headset with major and minor adjustments

A method and system for a headset with major and minor adjustments, where the headset comprises a headband, a headband endcap at each end of the headband, a headband slide coupled to each headband endcap, ear cups operatively coupled to the headband slides, and a floating headband coupled to the headband endcaps. A major adjustment of the headset may include actuating a headband slide in a vertical direction.
Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc.

Polymer electrolyte membrane, catalyst coated membrane, membrane electrode assembly, and polymer electrolyte fuel cell

A polymer electrolyte composition is excellent in practicality which has such an excellent chemical stability as to be able to withstand a strong oxidizing atmosphere during operation of a fuel cell and is capable of achieving excellent proton conductivity under a low-humidified condition and excellent mechanical strength and physical durability as well as a polymer electrolyte membrane, a membrane electrode assembly, and a polymer electrolyte fuel cell which use the polymer electrolyte composition. The polymer electrolyte membrane is a polymer electrolyte membrane that contains at least an ionic group-containing polymer electrolyte and a polyazole, which is a polymer electrolyte membrane in which a phase separation of 2 nm or larger in which the polyazole is a main component is not observed in transmission type electron microscopic observation..
Toray Industries, Inc.

Back-contact si thin-film solar cell

A back-contact si thin-film solar cell includes a crystalline si absorber layer and an emitter layer arranged on the crystalline si absorber layer, which include a contact system being arranged on the back so as to collect excess charge carriers generated by the incidence of light in the absorber layer; a barrier layer having a layer thickness in a range of from 50 nm to 1 μm formed on a glass substrate; at least one coating layer intended for optical coating and thin layer containing silicon and/or oxygen adjoining the crystalline si absorber layer arranged on the at least one coating layer for improving the optical characteristics. The crystalline si absorber layer can be produced by means of liquid-phase crystallization, is n-conducting, and has monocrystalline si grains.
Helmholtz-zentrum Berlin FÜr Materialien Und Energie Gmbh

Integer/floating point divider and square root logic unit and associates methods

Embodiments of the inventive concept include a shared hardware integer/floating point divider and square root logic unit, which combines floating point division, floating point square root operations, and/or integer division into one shared hardware design. The shared hardware logic unit can share, for example, a sparse random access memory (sparse ram) in place of a full partial remainder divisor (pd) table, one or more on-the-fly (otf) state machines, and/or a data path for integer division, floating point division, and square root operations.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Anti-reflective coating for sapphire

A coated substrate includes a sapphire substrate and an anti-reflective coating comprising a silicon-based material, wherein the anti-reflective coating has refractive index of 1.23 to 1.45 and a mohs hardness of at least 4. A method of coating a sapphire substrate with an anti-reflective coating includes applying a liquid formulation to a sapphire substrate to form a coated substrate, and curing the coated substrate at a temperature of at least 500° c.
Honeywell International Inc.

Piston ring and process for the manufacture thereof

A piston ring for a piston of an internal combustion engine may include a body composed of a ferrous material. The body may have an upper portion, a lower portion opposed to the upper portion, an internal portion configured to face towards a piston groove and an external portion opposed to the internal portion.
Mahle International Gmbh

Coating system component comprising at least one holding part

A coating system applicator component, e.g. A valve or bell cup, which may be used to be wetted and/or flown through at least in some sections by a coating agent, is provided.
Dürr Systems Gmbh

Colored coatings and artificial leathers

Novel coated substrates comprise a substrate and a coating thereon. The coating comprises a polymeric component and a colored oligomer.
Milliken & Company

Polysaccharide coated nanoparticle compositions comprising ions

A composition including a coated nanoparticle including a nanoparticle and a cross-linked carbohydrate-based coating and an ion selected from the group consisting of li+, na+, k+, rb+, cs+, be2−, mg2+, ca2+, sr2+, ba2+, and mixtures thereof; methods of making and using the composition; and systems including the composition.. .
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Coating composition

The invention relates to coating compositions which have a low voc (less than 250 g/l), are fast drying, and have excellent erosion resistance. These coating compositions comprise a film forming resin comprise one or more polyamine(s) containing secondary amine groups and specific aliphatic and/or aromatic esters.
Akzo Nobel Coatings International B.v.

Water repellent spray applied fire resistive materials

The present disclosure relates to water repellent coating compositions, kits and methods of applying the same, for use as fireproofing materials. The water repellent spray applied fire resistant material contains an latex polymer(s), such as a vinyl acetate/ethylene copolymer, a silicone, such as methoxy-functional polysiloxane, or both to reduce or eliminate the effect of water damage to the sfrm and underlying substrate..
United States Mineral Products Company

Corrosion-resistant sprayed coating, forming same and spraying device for forming same

[solution] a corrosion-resistant alloy coating is formed on a substrate surface by: a) using a thermal spray gun, having a function wherein a flame including melted material particles is jetted toward a substrate, and the flame is partitioned from the open air in an upstream region on said jet path (which is to say the region in which the material particles are melted), and a function wherein, in a downstream region (the area continuing from the upstream region), the material particles and the flame are forcibly cooled by a jet-gas or jet-mist before reaching the substrate; and b) using a corrosion-resistant alloy material comprising aluminum, for the material particles.. .

Resin composition for coating agent, molded article, and image display device

A compound capable of increasing the scratch resistance of, for instance, a hard-coat agent and a resin composition for a coating agent containing the compound are shown. The resin composition for a coating agent of the present application contains: a silicon compound (a) represented by formula (i) of the specification; and a curable resin (b).
Jnc Corporation

Silicon compound, resin composition for coating agent, molded article, and image display device

A compound capable of increasing the scratch resistance of, for instance, a hard-coat agent and a resin composition for a coating agent containing the compound are shown. The silicon compound of the present application is a silicon compound (a) represented by formula (i), r1 is a c3 or c4 alkylene group, x is a group selected from the group consisting of formula (ii) to formula (iii) of the specification, n is an integer of 0 or 1, y is a group having a (meth)acrylate group selected from the group consisting of formula (iv) to formula (vi) of the specification, and r2 is hydrogen or a methyl group.
Jnc Corporation

Nanoporous films derived from polycyclo-olefinic block polymers

A nanoporous film formed from a series of vinyl addition block polymers derived from functionalized norbornene monomers are disclosed and claimed. The nanoporous films as disclosed herein are useful as pervaporation membranes and antireflective coatings among various other uses.
The University Of Akron

Oxazolidone ring containing adducts

Embodiments include oxazolidone ring containing adducts obtainable by combining an aliphatic epoxy compound, an aromatic epoxy compound, and a diisocyanate. Embodiments further include a curable powder coating composition including a resin component and a hardener component, where the resin component includes the oxazolidone ring containing adduct..
Blue Cube Ip Llc

Ceramic coating polishing method

A method of polishing an outer surface of a ceramic coated gas turbine engine component includes applying a rotating diamond brush to the outer surface. The brush is configured to achieve a uniform finish of 150 microinches ra or less over the surface.
United Technologies Corporation

Enhanced solar panels, liquid delivery systems and associated processes for solar energy systems

Fluid delivery systems and related structures and processes are provided, such as for use with water, treated water, and/or a cleaning solution, for any of cleaning, cooling or any combination thereof, for one or more solar panels in a power generation environment. Enhanced coatings are provided for the incident surface of solar panels, such as to avoid build up of dirt, scale, or other contaminants, and/or to improve cleaning performance.
Accurate Solar Power, Llc

Enhanced solar panels, liquid delivery systems and associated processes for solar energy systems

Fluid delivery systems and related structures and processes are provided, such as for use with water, treated water, and/or a cleaning solution, for any of cleaning, cooling or any combination thereof, for one or more solar panels in a power generation environment. Enhanced coatings are provided for the incident surface of solar panels, such as to avoid build up of dirt, scale, or other contaminants, and/or to improve cleaning performance.
Accurate Solar Power, Llc

Coated negative-electrode active material for use in lithium-ion battery, slurry for use in lithium-ion battery, negative electrode for use in lithium-ion battery, lithium-ion battery, and manufacturing coated negative-electrode active material for use in lithium-ion battery

An object of the present invention is to provide a negative electrode active material capable of reducing the irreversible capacity of a lithium ion battery. The present invention provides a coated negative electrode active material for lithium ion batteries wherein at least a portion of the surface of a particulate negative electrode active material for lithium ion batteries is coated with a coating agent and the coated negative electrode active material is doped with at least one of lithium and lithium ions..
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.





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