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252586000 Displaying color change 129
252588000 Ultraviolet 52
252587000 Infrared 42
252583000 Modification caused by energy other than light 21
252585000 Producing polarized light 18
252584000 Inorganic crystalline solid 6
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20100133488MOLECULAR AND PHOTONIC NANOSTRUCTURES, OPTICAL BIOMATERIALS, PHOTO-SENSITIZERS, MOLECULAR CONTRAST AGENTS AND METAMATERIALS - The present invention generally relates to new photophysical characteristics associated with certain macromolecules, heterogeneous phases with a pronounced index of refraction contrast, and biological complex macromolecules. Given this, in one embodiment the present invention relates to new processes, methods and applications, for enhancing signals and images. In another embodiment, the present invention relates to the design and development of scalable imaging systems and techniques, optical instrumentation and lenses, systems engineering, photonics and optoelectronics, low-power microelectronics, micro-nanotechnology, and sensing/biosensing applications for various applications (e.g., life science applications).06-03-2010
20130134368ORGANIC-INORGANIC COMPOSITE MATERIAL AND PRODUCTION PROCESS THEREOF, AND OPTICAL ELEMENT - The invention provides an organic-inorganic composite material having a sufficient transparency and a low coefficient of linear expansion, an optical element using the same and a production process thereof. The organic-inorganic composite material has at least one polymer compound and at least one inorganic oxide having a three-dimensional network structure, wherein the polymer compound has a three-dimensional network structure and is covalently bonded to the inorganic oxide, and the haze value of the organic-inorganic composite material in terms of a thickness of 5 mm is 10% or less.05-30-2013
20130075674Method and Structure for Non-Linear Optics - A compound for non-linear optics for use at 350 nm and below. The compound includes a material for non-linear optics comprising A03-28-2013
20100078607NON-RESONANT TWO-PHOTON ABSORPTION RECORDING MATERIAL AND NON-RESONANT TWO-PHOTON ABSORPTION COMPOUND - There is provided a non-resonant two-photon absorption recording material including (a) a non-resonant two-photon absorption compound; and (b) a recording component capable of changing at least either one of a refractive index and a fluorescent intensity. The non-resonant two-photon absorption compound (a) is represented by the following formula (1):04-01-2010
20100072437COMPOSITION, COLOR FILTER AND PROCESS FOR PREPARING COLOR FILTER - The invention relates to a composition comprising at least a polymer which comprises a repeating unit represented by formula (1), a discotic compound and a pigment. In the formula, each of L03-25-2010
20130032768PHOSPHOR-NANOPARTICLE COMBINATIONS - Compositions of matter comprising a seeded semiconductor nanoparticle material and a non-quantum confined phosphor particle material for use in light conversion and light conversion layers comprising such compositions. In various embodiments, spherical core/shell seeded nanoparticles (SNPs) or nanorod seeded nanoparticles (RSNPs) are combined with a phosphor material to provide a composition of matter with small re-absorbance of the phosphor emission in both green and red wavelength regions and small re-absorbance of the SNP emission, In some embodiments, the SNPs or RSNPs are encapsulated in a first host material before being mixed with the phosphor particles. In various embodiments, a SNP/RSNP-phosphor mixture or encapsulated SNP/RSNP-phosphor mixture is incorporated in host matrix.02-07-2013
20100059726MULTICOLOR-ENCODED COLLOIDAL PARTICLES COATED WITH METAL NANOPARTICLES MIXTURE HAVING COLORS IN THE VISIBLE REGION AND METHOD FOR PREPARING THE SAME - The present invention relates to multicolor colloidal particles coated with a metal nanoparticle mixture having colors in the visible region and a method for preparing the same. In particular, relates to a metal nanoparticle mixture in which two or more nanoparticles selected from the group consisting of metal nanoparticles exhibiting red color; metal nanoparticles exhibiting yellow color; and metal nanoparticles exhibiting blue color, are mixed in various compositional ratio, multicolor colloidal particles in which polymer or mineral colloidal particles are coated with the metal nanoparticle mixture, and a method for preparing the same. According to the present invention, all colors that are in the visible region can be developed by suitably mixing metal nanoparticles exhibiting three colors, and multicolor colloidal particles can be prepared by coating polymer or mineral colloidal particles with a metal nanoparticle mixture exhibiting various colors.03-11-2010
20100108957OPTICAL FILTER - An optical filter containing at least a clay mineral complex (A). The clay mineral complex (A) comprises a layered clay mineral (B) intercalated with a dye cation (C), and an organic cation (D).05-06-2010
20120181489WHITE LIGHT DIFFUSING THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITION - The invention relates to a translucent, white, light-diffusing thermoplastic composition containing both white pigment and refractive index-matched particles. The blend of pigment and particles provides a synergistic effect, resulting in a very high luminous transmission and good diffusion properties.07-19-2012
20090134366COLOR FILTER INK, COLOR FILTER INK SET, COLOR FILTER, IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A color filter ink is adapted to be used to manufacture a color filter by an inkjet method. The color filter ink includes a main pigment, a secondary pigment, a solvent and a curable resin material. The main pigment includes halogenated phthalocyanine zinc complex. The secondary pigment includes a sulfonated pigment derivative. The curable resin material includes a first polymer and a second polymer. The first polymer includes at least an epoxy-containing vinyl monomer as a monomer component. The second polymer includes at least an alkoxysilyl-containing vinyl monomer represented by a prescribed chemical formula as a monomer component.05-28-2009
20120217456METHOD FOR PRODUCING DISPERSION OF MICROPARTICLES OF INORGANIC OXIDE IN ORGANIC SOLVENT - The invention provides a method for producing a dispersion of microparticles of an inorganic oxide in an organic solvent having excellent transparency which comprises mixing an alcohol dispersion of microparticles of inorganic oxide selected from zirconia and titania with a silane coupling agent in the presence of an acid and stirring the resulting mixture to surface-treat the microparticles of the inorganic oxide at a temperature within a range from −20 to 60° C.; and then replacing the alcohol by a lipophilic organic solvent.08-30-2012
20120193588METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTICAL FILTER - An optical filter containing at least a clay mineral complex (A). The clay mineral complex (A) comprises a layered clay mineral (B) intercalated with a dye cation (C), and an organic cation (D).08-02-2012
20090236570PREPARATION OF STABLE SILVER COLLOIDS - A method is described for producing highly stable silver colloidal solutions by reducing silver nitrate with lithium citrate. In the method, the main steps consist of: (a) heating a first quantity of water to a first predetermined temperature; (b) adding a second quantity of silver nitrate to the water; (c) heating the mixture to a second predetermined temperature; (d) adding a third quantity of an aqueous lithium citrate solution to the mixture; (e) maintaining the mixture at the second predetermined temperature for a predetermined time; and (f) cooling the mixture. The mixing process is accompanied by constant stirring. The colloid exhibits high light-scattering properties and intense SERS or SERRS spectra with low background fluorescence levels and a long shelf life, making it particularly suitable for Raman spectroscopy.09-24-2009
20130069023Diffusively Light Reflective Paint Composition, Method For Making Paint Composition, And Diffusively Light Reflective Articles - A diffusively reflective paint composition is disclosed for use in reflectors in lighting fixtures. The paint is formed by blending macroporous polymeric particles with a paint carrier. The macroporous polymeric particles are formed by reducing a reflective macroporous sheet material. The paint can further comprise solid or hollow microspheres. The paint can be applied to a variety of substrates to form diffusely reflective articles.03-21-2013
20130214217SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LIQUID DELIVERY EVALUATION USING SOLUTIONS WITH MULTIPLE LIGHT ABSORBANCE SPECTRAL FEATURES - A system and related method for improved liquid delivery evaluation using a solution containing one or more dyes such that the solution exhibits multiple distinct detectable light absorbance spectral features for calibrating or testing over extended volume or dilution ranges are described. The system includes: a photometric instrument capable of measuring optical absorbance at multiple wavelengths; one or more sample solutions to be dispensed using the liquid delivery system whose performance is being tested or calibrated; and vessels optionally pre-filled, or filled by the user, with diluent solution. The sample solutions contain one or more dyes, chosen so that multiple distinct detectable light absorbance spectral features, such as peaks and/or valleys and/or plateaus of the solution can be distinguished for volume or dilution ranges of interest. The concentrations of the dyes may be chosen so that a large volume delivery device is calibrated using a spectral feature in the solution with a low absorbance per unit pathlength, while a small volume delivery device is calibrated with the same sample solution but using a different spectral feature with a high absorbance per unit pathlength.08-22-2013
20120228564REFLECTOR FOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE, AND LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE - The present invention relates to a reflector for a light-emitting device consisting of (A) an polyamide composition comprising a polyamide polymerized from (a) a dicarboxylic acid comprising at least 50 mol % of an alicyclic dicarboxylic acid and (b) a diamine comprising at least 50 mol % of a diamine with a branched main chain.09-13-2012
20080258117Saturable Absorber of Polyimide Containing Dispersed Carbon Nanotubes - A carbon nanotube-dispersed polyimide saturable absorber excellent in an optical quality, obtainable by mixing a carbon nanotube dispersion liquid comprising a carbon nanotube, an amide-based polar organic solvent, and a nonionic surfactant and/or a polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) with a mixture solution of a solvent soluble polyimide and an organic solvent. A method for producing the same, comprising the steps of dispersing a single-walled carbon nanotube in a mixture solution of an amide-based polar organic solvent and a nonionic surfactant under intensive stirring, mixing the resultant dispersion liquid with a polyimide mixed organic solvent, and removing the solvent.10-23-2008
20100295001HIGH-EFFICIENCY LIGHT DIFFUSING POLYMERIC FILM AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A high-efficiency light diffusing polymeric film comprises a first polymer which is a light transmissible medium, and a second polymer which forms light scattering particles, wherein the polymers are immiscible and have a refractive index difference of about 0.001 to about 0.5, and the polymeric film comprises about 30 about to 70 parts by weight of the second polymer with respect to 100 parts by weight of the first polymer. A method for manufacturing a high-efficiency polymeric film is carried out such that a first polymer forms a continuous phase and a second polymer forms a dispersed phase through coating or extrusion.11-25-2010
20110284808PARTICLES FOR USE IN ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAYS - A particle for use in an electrophoretic display comprises a light-scattering inorganic core and a light-transmissive colored shell of an organic pigment. The core may be titania and the shell may be formed of particles having an average particle size less than 700 nm. The particles are produced by treating a light-scattering inorganic pigment with a polymer which adsorbs on both the inorganic pigment and an organic pigment; and adding the organic pigment and allowing the organic pigment to mix with the polymer-coated inorganic pigment. The particles may have a polymer coating.11-24-2011
20100090180SELF-REPLICATING MATERIALS - The invention provides micron and sub-micron scale particles designed to recognize and selectively interact with each other by exploiting the recognition and specificity enabled by DNA-sequence-encoded coatings. Such materials possess sufficient information coded in their chemical and physical interactions to self assemble and self replicate. The invention further provides methods of using such materials to create self replicating and organizing materials. Replicated copies are permanently linked and then thermally detached, freeing them to act as templates for further growth. This new class of condensed matter systems, provides means to design and control the structure and function of materials and machines from the microscopic to life-size. In another aspect of the invention, depletion type forces and depletion zones can be utilized in the implementation of the self assembly and self replication of materials, including without limitation colloidal particles. The invention further provides novel means of synthesis and materials built by such synthesis, which may be used in a variety of applications, including microelectronics.04-15-2010
20120286220MATERIAL FOR A MOLDED RESIN FOR USE IN A SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE - The present invention provides a material for a molded resin as a material for a semiconductor light-emitting device that can yield a highly durable (light resistance and heat resistance) molded resin and can also improve the LED output through an excellent reflectivity. The present invention also provides an easily moldable material for a molded resin for a semiconductor light-emitting device. The material for a molded resin for a semiconductor light-emitting device is a resin composition comprising (A) a polyorganosiloxane, (B) a white pigment, and (C) a curing catalyst, wherein the white pigment (B) has the following characteristics (a) and (b); (a) an aspect ratio 1.2 or more and 4.0 or less, and (b) a primary particle diameter 0.1 μm or more and 2.0 μm or less.11-15-2012
20110260122DISPERSION OF ZIRCONIUM OXIDE AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - The invention provides a process for producing an aqueous dispersion of zirconium oxide comprising: reacting a zirconium salt with an alkali in water to obtain a slurry of particles of zirconium oxide; filtering, washing, and repulping the slurry; adding an organic acid to the resulting slurry in an amount of one mole part or more per mole part of the zirconium in the slurry; hydrothermally treating the resulting mixture at a temperature of 170° C. or higher; and washing the resulting aqueous dispersion of particles of zirconium oxide.10-27-2011
20090189127Optical resin lens and production method for optical resin material - An optical resin lens characterized in comprising a polymer prepared employing a production method including a process which polymerizes olefin employing titanium halide and a catalyst comprised of the organic aluminum represented by Formula R07-30-2009
20110062392SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING HYPERPOLARIZED MATERIALS AND MIXTURES THEREOF - The present disclosure provides various methods and systems for manufacture, transport and delivery of material including highly polarized nuclei that is in a hyperpolarized state.03-17-2011
20090152514COLOR FILTER INK, COLOR FILTER INK SET, COLOR FILTER, IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A color filter ink is adapted to be used to manufacture a color filter by an inkjet method. The color filter ink includes C. I. Pigment Green 36, a dispersion medium, and a pigment derivative. The dispersion medium disperses the C. I. Pigment Green 36 and includes one or more compounds selected from the group consisting of 1,3-butylene glycol diacetate, bis(2-butoxyethyl)ether, 2-(2-methoxy-1-methylethoxy)-1-methylethylacetate, triethylene glycol butylmethylether, and diethylene glycol monobutyl ether acetate. The pigment derivative is represented by a prescribed chemical formula.06-18-2009
20110204303NEAR-INFRARED ABSORBING AND COLOR COMPENSATION FILM COMPOSITION FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES - Disclosed herein are a near-infrared absorbing and color compensation film composition and a film using the film composition. The film composition comprises i) at least one colorant selected from the group consisting of an ionic compound of a near-infrared absorbing cyanine colorant cation having a maximum absorption wavelength in the range of 820 nm to 950 nm and a metal complex colorant anion, an ionic compound of a near-infrared absorbing diimmonium colorant cation having a maximum absorption wavelength in the range of 950 nm to 1,100 nm and a metal complex colorant anion, and an ionic compound of a selective visible light absorbing cyanine colorant cation having a maximum absorption wavelength in the range of 580 nm to 600 nm and a metal complex colorant anion, and ii) an adhesive; and a film using the film composition.08-25-2011
20120292579NANOPARTICLE ARRAY COMPRISING DISTRIBUTED NANOPARTICLES - There is set forth herein a method for providing a nanoparticle array. A nanoparticle network can be provided by nanoparticles combined with surfactant micelle chains. The nanoparticle network can be provided by distributing metal nanoparticles in a surfactant solution and agitating the surfactant solution comprising the nanoparticles to form a gel comprising the nanoparticle network which can be characterized by a distributed array of nanoparticles combined with surfactant micelle chains within a fluid. The gel can comprise a fluid in a continuous phase and the nanoparticles in a discontinuous phase. Apparatus having arrays of nanoparticles are also set forth herein.11-22-2012
20080283804TWO-PHOTON OR HIGHER-ORDER ABSORBING OPTICAL MATERIALS FOR GENERATION OF REACTIVE SPECIES - Disclosed are highly efficient multiphoton absorbing compounds and methods of their use. The compounds generally include a bridge of pi-conjugated bonds connecting electron donating groups or electron accepting groups. The bridge may be substituted with a variety of substituents as well. Solubility, lipophilicity, absorption maxima and other characteristics of the compounds may be tailored by changing the electron donating groups or electron accepting groups, the substituents attached to or the length of the pi-conjugated bridge. Numerous photophysical and photochemical methods are enabled by converting these compounds to electronically excited states upon simultaneous absorption of at least two photons of radiation. The compounds have large two-photon or higher-order absorptivities such that upon absorption, one or more Lewis acidic species, Lewis basic species, radical species or ionic species are formed.11-20-2008
20120292580OPTICAL FILM - Provided is an optical film which exhibits low internal haze, low internal scattering, and excellent moisture resistance though the film contains diacetylcellulose having excellent retardation-inducing properties. An optical film characterized by comprising: a cellulose acetate α which has a 6% viscosity of 70 to 250 mPas and a degree of acetyl substitution of 2.0 to less than 2.5; another cellulose acetate β which has a 6% viscosity lower than that of the cellulose acetate α and a degree of acetyl substitution of 2.0 to less than 2.5; ester compound C which has 1 to 12 pyranose or furanose structures of at least one kind and in which all or a part of the OH groups of the structures are esterified; and polyester D represented by Formula (1). B-(G-A)n-G-B (1).11-22-2012
20110108779Method of manufacturing reflective color filter - Provided is a method of manufacturing a reflective color filter. According to the method, the reflective color filter may reflect light having a desired wavelength by controlling the distance between colloidal particles. The method of manufacturing a reflective color filter may include forming colloidal particles having a charged surface, forming colloidal crystals by controlling distances between the colloidal particles, and forming a photonic crystal composite by fixing the colloidal crystals having the colloidal particles.05-12-2011
20090321693Red colored composition and color filter using the same - A red colored composition including a pigment, binder resin, monomer, photopolymerization initiator, and organic solvent, wherein the pigment contains a diketopyrrolopyrrol-based red pigment and has an average primary particle diameter of at most 40 nm, and the binder resin contains at least one thermosetting resin of 5 to 12% by weight based on solid content of the composition, the thermosetting resin having a weight-average molecular weight of 25,00 to 20,000.12-31-2009
20090184297COLOR FILTER INK SET, COLOR FILTER, IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A color filter ink set is adapted to be used to manufacture a color filter by an inkjet method. The color filter ink set includes a plurality of inks with each of the inks including a colorant and a liquid medium that disperses and/or dissolves the colorant. The inks include a green ink having C. I. Pigment Green 58 and a substance represented by a prescribed chemical formula. A viscosity at 25° C. of the liquid medium of the green ink is lower than a viscosity at 25° C. of the liquid medium of the ink other than the green ink. A difference (η07-23-2009
20090242856BIREFRINGENT METAL-CONTAINING COORDINATION POLYMERS - This application relates to metal-containing coordination polymers having high birefringent values. For example, polymers having birefringent values within the range of 0.07 to 0.45 are described. The polymers may comprise units having the formula M(L)10-01-2009
20120193589SILVER ALLOY TARGET FOR FORMING REFLECTION ELECTRODE FILM FOR ORGANIC EL ELEMENT, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SILVER ALLOY TARGET - Disclosed is a silver alloy target for forming a reflective electrode film for an organic EL element, which has a component composition containing 0.1% to 1.5% by mass of In and the remainder composed of Ag and unavoidable impurities. The average grain diameter of the crystal grain of the alloy is 150 to 400 μm, and the dispersion of the grain diameter of the crystal grain is 20% of the average grain diameter or less.08-02-2012
20100155678Hot-Pressed Transparent Ceramics and Ceramic Lasers - A transparent polycrystalline ceramic having scattering and absorption loss less than 0.2/cm over a region comprising more than 95% of the originally densified shape and further provides a process for fabricating the same by hot pressing. The ceramic can be any suitable ceramic such as yttria (Y06-24-2010
20100219384Diketopyrrolopyrrole Pigment Composition For Use In Color Filters - The invention relates to a pigment composition that is composed of compounds of formulas (I), (II) and (III), is characterized by a average particle size d09-02-2010
20120138874SOLID-STATE LIGHT EMITTING DEVICES AND SIGNAGE WITH PHOTOLUMINESCENCE WAVELENGTH CONVERSION AND PHOTOLUMINESCENT COMPOSITIONS THEREFOR - A photoluminescent composition (“phosphor ink”) comprises a suspension of particles of at least one blue light (380 nm to 480 nm) excitable phosphor material in a light transmissive liquid binder in which the weight loading of at least one phosphor material to binder material is in a range 40% to 75%. The binder can be U.V. curable, thermally curable, solvent based or a combination thereof and comprise a polymer resin; a monomer resin, an acrylic, a silicone or a fluorinated polymer. The composition can further comprise particles of a light reflective material suspended in the liquid binder. Photoluminescence wavelength conversion components; solid-state light emitting devices; light emitting signage surfaces and light emitting signage utilizing the composition are disclosed.06-07-2012
20100252786CELLULOSE ESTER FILM, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME, POLARIZING PLATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - An object of this invention is to provide a cellulose ester film which satisfies the requirement 0.9510-07-2010
20100301285POLYMERIC NANOPARTICLES COMPRISING A MEDIUM FOR PHOTON UP-CONVERSION - The present invention relates to a polymeric nanoparticle comprising a medium for photon up-conversion, and to a method of producing such polymeric nanoparticle.12-02-2010
20110017960Complex Inorganic Effect Materials - The present invention relates to a complex inorganic color effect material based on multiply coated platelet-shaped substrates wherein one of the layers is a complex inorganic colored pigment. The present color effect material may be used in automotive applications, security inks, and decorative coatings.01-27-2011
20110240936OPTICAL DIFFUSIVE RESIN COMPOSITIONS AND OPTICAL DIFFUSIVE MOLDINGS - Optical diffusive resin compositions are presented, capable of yielding optical diffusive moldings that are superior not only in rigidity and dimensional stability but also in heat resistance, optical transmissivity and optical diffusivity, as well as optical diffusive moldings molded by using them. Such optical diffusive resin compositions contain for 100 mass parts of a thermoplastic polymer material 0.1-10 mass parts of organosilicone fine particles of a specific kind comprising polysiloxane cross-linking structures, each particle having a hollow hemispherical shape as a whole, having a cross-sectional shape with an inner minor arc, an outer minor arc which covers it and ridge lines connecting their ends.10-06-2011
20090218553Electromagnetic Wave Absorption Material for Thermoforming - The present invention is to provide an electromagnetic wave absorption (EWA) material for thermoforming having a good formability and high EWA performance. The EWA material for thermoforming contains a EWA particle covered with a thermoplastic resin layer.09-03-2009
20090039321Supramolecular composite film material and method for fabricating - The present invention provides an optically anisotropic composite film material possessing improved working characteristics, including hydrolytic stability and mechanical strength with respect to environmental factors. These and other advantages of the present invention may be achieved by creating a supramolecular composite film material. This supramolecular composite film material comprises a matrix of thin crystal film composed of organic supramolecules containing polar groups, and a binding agent representing a water-soluble aliphatic compound containing at least two functional groups.02-12-2009
20100065793OPTICALLY ABSORPTIVE MEDIA - The attenuation and other optical properties of a medium are exploited to measure a thickness of the medium between a sensor and a target surface. Disclosed herein are various mediums, arrangements of hardware, and processing techniques that can be used to capture these thickness measurements and obtain three-dimensional images of the target surface in a variety of imaging contexts. This includes general techniques for imaging interior/concave surfaces as well as exterior/convex surfaces, as well as specific adaptations of these techniques to imaging ear canals, human dentition, and so forth.03-18-2010
20100295000NANO-OXIDE PARTICLES AND PRODUCTION PROCESS THEREOF - Nano-oxide particles are surface-protected with a polyvinyl monomolecular film having a binding functional group. The surface-protected nano-oxide particles are produced through vinyl polymerization of a vinyl monomer having a binding functional group in a solution containing nano-oxide particles, the vinyl monomer having the binding functional group, and a dispersion medium. The dispersion medium is contained in the solution in an amount of 70 wt. % or more.11-25-2010
20080230751WHITE LIGHT-SHIELDING COMPOSITIONS AND ARTICLES COMPRISING SAME - A polymer composition is provided which is white and opaque (i.e. shields from light). The polymer composition comprises a blend of (i) a silicon-free polycarbonate polymer and (ii) a polycarbonate-polysiloxane copolymer; a whitener such as titanium dioxide; and (iii) a non-white colorant such as carbon black. The resulting composition, when molded and measured at a thickness of 0.75 mm, has an L* of greater than 80 and a % T of less than 1%. The composition also has good impact strength at low temperatures and good stability during processing.09-25-2008
20080272346Multi-Photon Absorber Medium and Method of Exposure Using the Same - A multi-photon absorber medium is of a predetermined thickness and contains multi-photon absorber material. The medium causes photo-reaction by multi-photon absorption upon receipt of light projected inward from one side. The reactivity to the light of the medium gradually increases from the one side toward another side.11-06-2008
20110068305Polymerizable composition and its uses - The present invention provides a polymerizable composition, comprising, based on the total weight of the polymerizable composition: 03-24-2011
20110114901Cellulose Acetate Film - Provided is a cellulose acetate film for optical compensation, which has a low retardation value R05-19-2011
20110163280Optical Nanomaterial Compositions - The present invention provides compositions (“Optical Nanomaterial Compositions”) comprising one or more nanomaterials and an optical coupling gel or an optical adhesive. The invention also provides methods for using the Optical Nanomaterial Compositions as an index-matching gel, an optical adhesive or an optical film, all of which are suitable for optical and sensing devices applications, including but not limited to noise suppression, passive Q-switching, mode-locking, waveform shaping, optical switching, optical signal regeneration, phase conjugation, in filter devices, dispersion compensation, wavelength conversion, soliton stabilization, microcavity applications, in interferometers (such as the Gires-Tournois interferometer), optical, magneto-optical or electro-optical modulation, biochemical sensors and photodetectors.07-07-2011
20100243970RESIN BLACK MATRIX, LIGHT BLOCKING PHOTOSENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION, TFT ELEMENT SUBSTRATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a highly reliable resin black matrix, which has sufficient light-blocking characteristics, suppresses temperature increase due to heat generated by a TFT element and does not have failures of a TFT element substrate and fluctuation in liquid crystal drive. The maximum light transmittance of the resin black matrix in a wavelength range of 400 nm-700 nm is permitted to be 1% or less and the average light transmittance in a wavelength range of 850 nm-3,000 nm to be 60% or higher. Alternatively, the minimum light transmittance is permitted to be 50% or more.09-30-2010
20110012072Use of Hydrophobic Solvent-Based Pigment Preparations in Electronic Displays - The invention relates to the use of a pigment preparation as a dye for producing a colored optical image in an electronic display, said pigment preparation containing (A) at least one organic and/or inorganic pigment, (B) at least one solvent-soluble or solvent-dispersible polymeric dispersant, (C) at least one aldehyde resin or ketone resin, (D) optionally further additives common for producing solvent-containing pigment preparations, and (E) at least one hydrophobic solvent.01-20-2011
20080315162High adhesion acrylate coating for a photochromic ophthalmic lens - A method and coating used to prepare a photochromically-enabled bifocal ophthalmic lens. The coating is a high adhesive strength acrylate-based coating that contains a small quantity of a polycarbonate-based TPU. The coating is applied to produce an intermediate imbibable bifocal surface. A photochromic solution is subsequently imbibed by contact with the bifocal surface.12-25-2008
20110062393SINTERED GLASS CERAMIC AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - The invention provides a method for producing a glass ceramic comprising the steps of melting a starting glass that is free from alkali, except for incidental contamination, and that contains at least one garnet-forming agent and at least one oxide of a lanthanoid; grinding the starting glass to produce a glass frit; molding by pressing and sintering the glass frit until at least one garnet phase containing lanthanoids is formed. A glass ceramic produced in this way may contain 5-50% by weight of SiO03-17-2011
20120145971Photosensitive Resin Composition and Light Blocking Layer Using the Same - Disclosed is a photosensitive resin composition that includes (A) a cardo-based monomer represented by the following Chemical Formula 1 or 2, (B) a cardo-based resin, (C) a reactive unsaturated compound, (D) a pigment, (E) an initiator, and (F) a solvent, and a light blocking layer using the same.06-14-2012
20110101287OPTICAL FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME, POLARIZER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An optical film comprising a cellulose acylate resin having a total degree of acyl substitution of less than 2.5 and a cellulose acylate resin having a total degree of acyl substitution of 2.5 or more, and satisfying the following formula (1):05-05-2011
20120001133PIGMENT COMPOSITION, INKJET RECORDING INK, COLORING COMPOSITION FOR COLOR FILTER, AND COLOR FILTER - A pigment composition including (A) an azo pigment represented by formula (1), and01-05-2012
20110155971HYDROTHERMAL SYNTHESIS OF NANOCUBES OF SILLENITE TYPE COMPOUNDS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC APPLICATIONS AND SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION OF CARBON DIOXIDE TO FUELS - The present invention relates to formation of nanocubes of sillenite type compounds, such as bismuth titanate, i.e., Bi06-30-2011
20090134368COLOR FILTER INK, COLOR FILTER INK SET, COLOR FILTER, IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A color filter ink is adapted to be used to manufacture a color filter by an inkjet method. The color filter ink includes a main pigment, a secondary pigment, a solvent and a curable resin material. The main pigment includes a halogenated phthalocyanine zinc complex. The secondary pigment includes a sulfonated pigment derivative. The curable resin material includes a first polymer and a second polymer. The first polymer includes at least an alkoxysilyl-containing vinyl monomer represented by a first prescribed chemical formula as a monomer component. The second polymer includes at least a fluoroalkyl-containing or fluoroaryl-containing vinyl monomer represented by a second prescribed chemical formula as a monomer component.05-28-2009
20090134367COLOR FILTER INK, COLOR FILTER INK SET, COLOR FILTER, IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A color filter ink is adapted to be used to manufacture a color filter by an inkjet method. The color filter ink includes a main pigment including a halogenated phthalocyanine zinc complex, a secondary pigment including a sulfonated pigment derivative, a solvent and a curable resin material. The curable resin material includes a first polymer and a second polymer. The first polymer includes at least a first epoxy-containing vinyl monomer as a monomer component. The second polymer includes at least the fluoroalkyl- or fluoroaryl-containing vinyl monomer represented by a prescribed chemical formula as a monomer component, which is absent from the first polymer.05-28-2009
20120126184SURFACE-MODIFIED PIGMENT COMPOSITIONS - The invention relates to a compound comprising a chromophore of formula (II), wherein m is an integer from 1 to 4, preferably 1 or 2; Q05-24-2012
20120175571LASER PROTECTION POLYMERIC MATERIALS - This invention concerns a polymer coating material composition (PCM) comprising as components a Polymer Matrix, carbon nanotubes (CNT) as optical power limiters (OPL), and carbon-rich molecules. One aspect of the invention is where the Polymer Matrix is a hyperbranched polymer, such as a hyperbranched polycarbosiloxane polymer. Another aspect of the invention is where the CNT is a short multiwall carbon nanotube (sMWNT). A further aspect of the invention is where the carbon-rich molecules are triethoxysilyl anthracene derivatives.07-12-2012
20100193753MERCAPTOFUNCTIONAL HIGH MUBETA EO CHROMOPHORES AND HIGH TG, LOW OPTICAL LOSS, COVALENTLY BONDED, HIGH MUBETA EO CHROMOPHORE CONTAINING POLYMERS AND METHODS OF SYNTHESIZING EO MATERIALS - The present invention relates generally to mercaptofunctional high μβ EO chromophores and EO polymers, and particularly to mercaptofunctional high μβ EO chromophores and EO polymers useful for making electro-optical devices and systems. Mercaptofunctional high μβ EO chromophores are covalently bonded to poly(imido sulfide) polymers producing high Tg, low optical loss, covalently bonded, high μβ EO chromophore containing polymers. Methods of synthesizing these EO materials using mild polymerization conditions are also described.08-05-2010
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20120228565METHOD FOR PREPARING SURFACE-MODIFIED SEMICONDUCTIVE AND METALLIC NANOPARTICLES HAVING ENHANCED DISPERSIBILITY IN AQUEOUS MEDIA - Water-dispersible nanoparticles are prepared by applying a coating of a multiply amphipathic dispersant to the surface of a hydrophobic nanoparticle comprised of a semiconductive or metallic material. The multiply amphipathic dispersant has two or more hydrophobic regions and two or more hydrophilic regions, and is typically polymeric. Preferred polymeric dispersants are comprised of (1) a hydrophobic backbone with hydrophilic branches, (2) a hydrophilic backbone with hydrophobic branches, or (3) a backbone that may be either hydrophobic or hydrophilic, and substituted with both hydrophilic and hydrophobic branches. Monodisperse populations of water-dispersible nanoparticles are also provided, as are conjugates of the water-dispersible nanoparticles with affinity molecules such as peptides, oligonucleotides, and the like.09-13-2012
20120228563COMPOSITES FOR ANTENNAS AND OTHER APPLICATIONS - Composite material, devices incorporating the composite material and methods of forming the composite material are provided. The composite material includes interstitial material that has at least one of a select relative permittivity property value and a select relative permeability property value. The composite material further includes inclusion material within the interstitial material. The inclusion material has at least one of a select relative permeability property value and a select relative permittivity property value. The select relative permeability and permittivity property values of the interstitial and the inclusion materials are selected so that the effective intrinsic impedance of the interstitial and the inclusion material match the intrinsic impedance of air. Devices made from the composite include metamaterial and/or metamaterial-inspired (e.g. near-field LC-type parasitic) substrates and/or lenses, front-end protection, stealth absorbers, filters and mixers. Beyond the intrinsic, applications include miniature antenna and antenna arrays, directed energy weapons, EMI filters, RF and optical circuit components, among others.09-13-2012
20110121245OPTICAL FILM - Disclosed is an optical film characterized by containing 0.001-10 parts by mass of an ultraviolet absorbent represented by general formula (1) per 100 parts by mass of a cellulose ester. (In the formula, n represents an integer of 1-4; when n is 1, R represents an alkyl group having 3-30 carbon atoms, and when n is 2-4, R represents a residue obtained by removing a carboxylic acid group from an aliphatic or aromatic polybasic acid having 1-34 carbon atoms; and R1, R2, R3 and R4 independently represent a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group having 1-4 carbon atoms.)05-26-2011
20100230647COMPOUND OR ITS TAUTOMER, METAL COMPLEX COMPOUND, COLORED PHOTOSENSITIVE CURING COMPOSITION, COLOR FILTER, AND PRODUCTION - The invention provides a colored photosensitive curing composition useful for color filters in primary colors, including blue, green, and red, having a high molar absorption coefficient and allowing a reduction in film thickness and superior color purity and fastness; the colored photosensitive curing composition including, as its colorant, a dipyrromethene-based metal complex compound or a interconvertible isomer thereof, obtained from a metal or metal compound and a dipyrromethene-based compound represented by Formula (III):09-16-2010
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20120319058SUPRAMOLECULAR NETWORKS WITH ELECTRON TRANSFER IN TWO DIMENSIONS - Organic charge-transfer (CT) co-crystals in a crossed stack system are disclosed. The co-crystals exhibit bidirectional charge transfer interactions where one donor molecule shares electrons with two different acceptors, one acceptor face-to-face and the other edge-to-face. The assembly and charge transfer interaction results in a pleochroic material whereby the optical absorption continuously changes depending on the polarization angle of incident light.12-20-2012
20110278511Thin Film Comprising Titanium Oxide as Main Component and Sintered Compact Sputternig Target Comprising Titanium Oxide as Main Component - A thin film comprising titanium oxide as its main component, wherein the thin film includes titanium, oxygen and copper, content of Ti is 29.0 at % or higher and 34.0 at % or less and content of Cu is 0.003 at % or higher and 7.7 at % or less with remainder being oxygen and unavoidable impurities, and ratio of oxygen component to metal components, O/(2Ti+0.5Cu), is 0.96 or higher. This invention aims to obtain a thin film comprising titanium oxide as its main component with a high refractive index and low extinction coefficient and a sintered compact sputtering target comprising titanium oxide as its main component which is suitable for producing the foregoing thin film, to obtain a thin film with superior transmittance and low reflectance and which is effective as an interference film or protective film of an optical information recording medium, and to obtain a thin film that can be applied to a glass substrate; that is, a thin film that can be used as a heat ray reflective film, antireflection film, and interference filter.11-17-2011
20120326103FUNCTIONALIZED TRIPLET EMITTERS FOR ELECTRO-LUMINESCENT DEVICES - Organo-metallic complexes for opto-electronic and sensory devices and their use in such devices are provided. The organo-metallic complex (triplet emitter) consists of a metal center and chelate ligands. At least one of chelate ligands comprises an aromatic or fused aromatic ring(s). Each ligand is covalently substituted with at least one, preferably two charge transport groups (ctg). The metal center can be coordinated by a spectator ligand. Presence of two ctgs at each ligand is advantageous for applications in organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs). Charge transport units facilitate hole and/or electron transport to the molecular center and allow for efficient exciton formation directly on the complex. Presence of ctgs on each ligand provides good shielding with respect to interactions with the environment. Emission quenching is strongly reduced and materials with high emission quantum yields are obtained. Presence of ctgs on each ligand reduces undesired quenching by triplet-triplet annihilation or self-quenching effects.12-27-2012
20120091407Photosensitive Resin Composition and Light Blocking Layer Using the Same - Disclosed are a photosensitive resin composition that includes (A) a cardo-based resin including repeating units represented by the following Chemical Formulae 1 and 2, (B) reactive unsaturated compound, (C) a pigment, (D) an initiator, and (E) a solvent, and a light blocking layer using the photosensitive resin composition.04-19-2012
20130009119WAVELENGTH SELECTIVE SERS NANOTAGS - Wavelength selective particles such as SERS nanotags modified for wavelength selectivity. As used herein, a wavelength selective particle is one which cannot be effectively excited or interrogated at one or more wavelengths where a reporter molecule associated with the particle would normally produce a spectrum. Also disclosed are methods of manufacturing wavelength selective particles and methods of tagging materials or objects with wavelength selective particles.01-10-2013
20130015416PHOTOCHROMIC CURABLE COMPOSITIONAANM Takenaka; JunjiAACI Shunan-shiAACO JPAAGP Takenaka; Junji Shunan-shi JPAANM Momoda; JunjiAACI Shunan-shiAACO JPAAGP Momoda; Junji Shunan-shi JP - A photochromic curable composition comprising 100 parts by mass of polymerizable monomers which include 70 to 100 mass % of polymerizable monomers having two to four (meth)acrylic groups and 0 to 30 mass % of a polymerizable monomer having one (meth)acrylic group and 0.01 to 20 parts by mass of a photochromic compound, wherein 01-17-2013
20080237552Optical compensation films with mesogen groups for liquid crystal display - Optical compensation films (positive C-plate) with mesogen anisotropic subunits (OASUs) that have high positive birefringence throughout the wavelength range 400 nm<λ<800 nm are provided. The optical compensation films may be processed by solution casting to yield a polymer film with high birefringence without the need for stretching, photopolymerization, or other processes. Such optical compensation films are suitable for use as a positive C-plate in LCDs, particularly IPS-LCDs.10-02-2008
20120248389STABLE, WATER-SOLUBLE NEAR INFRARED DYES - The synthesis of stable, water-soluble tris and tetrakis aminium dyes. More particularly, carboxylic-acid modified tris and tetrakis dye intermediates, as well as salts and near-infrared dyes formed therefrom, as well as compositions including the dyes.10-04-2012
20090283726METALLIC FINE PARTICLES, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, COMPOSITION CONTAINING THE SAME, AND USE THEREOF - A process for producing metallic fine particles is provided by, the reduction of the metallic ions performed in two steps using two types of reducing agents which significantly differ in reducing ability thereof, in which a reducing agent in which the reduction ability is strong is used in the first reduction step, and a reducing agent in which the reduction ability is weak is used in the second reduction step, and the nano-sized metallic fine particles are produced. An aqueous metallic salt solution containing a surfactant is used and a two-step reduction is performed in the same vessel, in which as the reducing agent of the first reduction process, at least one selected from the group consisting of boron hydride, dimethylamine borane, hydrazine, and ascorbic acid is used, and as the reducing agent of the second reduction process, specific alkylamine or alkanolamine is used.11-19-2009
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20120273738RAIL COMPONENT COMPRISING FLAME RETARDANT COMPOSITIONS, AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE - A railway vehicle component, wherein the component is a partition or a light cover, and wherein the component is molded or formed from a thermoplastic polymer composition comprising: a siloxane-containing copolymer in an amount effective to provide a total of 0.2 to 6.5 wt % of siloxane units based on the total weight of the polymers in the thermoplastic polymer composition, a bromine-containing polymer in an amount effective to provide 9 to 13 wt % of bromine, based on the total weight of the polymers in the thermoplastic polymer composition, and optionally a third polymer, wherein the wt % of the siloxane-containing copolymer, the bromine-containing polymer, and the optional third polymer, sum to 100 wt %, and 0.05 to 10 wt % of a light diffuser additive, based on the total weight of polymers in the thermoplastic polymer composition.11-01-2012
20110233489Silsesquioxane Resins - This invention pertains to silsesquioxane resins useful in antireflective coatings wherein the silsesquioxane resin comprises the units (Ph(CH09-29-2011
20110272643ORGANIC ANTI-REFLECTIVE LAYER COMPOSITION CONTAINING RING-OPENED PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE AND METHOD FOR PREPARATION THEREOF - A light absorbent for forming an organic anti-reflective layer, represented by the following formula 1 or formula 2, is provided:11-10-2011
20120298933LASER-MARKING ADDITIVE - This invention relates to a laser-marking additive wherein the laser-marking additive comprises a bismuth containing compound and a functionalized polymer having 0.01 to 50 wt % of functional groups, in which the weight percentage is based on the total amount of functionalized polymer and bismuth containing compound. The invention further relates to a method for preparation of such laser-marking additive, a laser-markable composition comprising such laser-marking additives and preparation thereof and molded parts comprising the laser-markable composition, as well as films made from the laser-markable composition.11-29-2012
20130207056RYLENE MONOIMIDE DERIVATIVES AND USE THEREOF AS PHOTOSENSITIZERS IN SOLAR CELLS AND PHOTODETECTORS - Thin layers or films of metal oxides are used as a semiconductor material of solar cells and they are coated with a sensitizer to achieve the high absorption of sunlight. Various dyes have been used as sensitizers in solar cells. Rylene monoimide derivatives are developed as photosensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells and as photodetectors. The Rylene monoimide derivatives have very good quantum efficiencies, particularly in the NIR region of the absorption spectrum.08-15-2013

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