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20090123665Fluidized Bed Device - The present invention provides a fluidized bed device for handling fine particles as a fluidized bed in a medicine manufacturing process, a cosmetic manufacturing process, a food manufacturing process, a chemical manufacturing process and the like, wherein influence of static electricity is suppressed, and a method for neutralizing the static electricity using that device. The fluidized bed device includes an X-ray irradiation unit for irradiating fine particles in the fluidized bed device with X-rays.05-14-2009
20090098312RECORDING INK, INK CARTRIDGE, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, AND INKJET RECORDING APPARATUS - The present invention provides a recording ink including a composite pigment particle, a water-soluble solvent, and water, wherein the composite pigment particle is a primary particle coated with a coating resin, wherein the primary particle is a white pigment on the surface of which an oil-soluble dye is adsorbed or attached. In one aspect, the white pigment is preferably at least one selected from a white inorganic pigment, a pearl pigment, and an extender pigment, in another aspect, the coating resin is preferably one of a (meth)acrylic resin, a polyester resin, and a polyurethane resin, wherein the acid value of the coating resin is from 50 mgKOH/g to 250 mgKOH/g, and in another aspect, an average particle diameter (D50%) of the composite pigment particle is preferably 150 nm or less.04-16-2009
20100119736AMBIENT PRESSURE SYNTHESIS OF ZEOLITE FILMS AND THEIR APPLICATION AS CORROSION RESISTANT COATINGS - A method for producing zeolite films or membranes at essentially ambient pressure, which includes preparing a synthesis mixture comprising an ionic liquid solvent and an aluminum and/or silicon and/or phosphate source and converting the synthesis mixture to form a continuous zeolite layer. In addition, a method of synthesizing zeolite nanocrystals, which includes preparing a synthesis mixture, the synthesis mixture having a silica or a silica and alumina source, and a template; and synthesizing the synthesis mixture to form zeolite nanocrystals.05-13-2010
20100119735METHODS FOR DEPOSITING ULTRA THIN COATINGS EXHIBITING LOW HAZE AND METHODS FOR THE PREPARATION OF SUCH COATINGS - Disclosed are methods for depositing an ultra thin coating that exhibits both low haze (high transparency) and strong color (high optical density at a given film thickness). Also disclosed are methods for making radiation curable coating compositions comprising polymer-enclosed particles that are suitable for producing ultra thin coatings.05-13-2010
20090202744INKJET INK, INKJET INK SET AND METHOD OF INKJET RECORDING - An inkjet ink comprising: 08-13-2009
20090191360STRIP CROSSBOW REDUCTION AND STRIP VIBRATION REDUCTION METHOD AND HOT DIP COATED STRIP MANUFACTURING METHOD USING THE STRIP STABILIZATION METHOD - Provided is a strip crossbow reduction and vibration reduction method (strip stabilization method) including of controlling an exciting current to an electromagnet based on a distance to a strip being conveyed, the first distance being detected by a displacement sensor, and performing crossbow reduction and vibration reduction on the strip by means of an electromagnetic force of the electromagnet. The method is characterized in that the exciting current applied to the electromagnet is controlled based on the distance and a target position corresponding to the distance, and that the exciting current is applied to the electromagnet when the strip is present within detectable range of the displacement sensor whereas the exciting current is not applied to the electromagnet when the strip is not present within the detectable range of the displacement sensor.07-30-2009
20100330303METHOD OF PRODUCING OPTICAL DISC RECORDING MEDIUM - Provided is a method of producing an optical disc recording medium with which an inexpensive optical disc recording medium can be produced.12-30-2010
20100068416LITHOGRAPHIC APPARATUS AND METHOD - A lithographic method includes providing particles in dry form on a substrate, or on material provided on the substrate, irradiating one or more of the particles with a dose of radiation, the dose of radiation being sufficient to ensure that at least one particle of the one or more particles is bonded to the substrate, or to the material provided on the substrate, and removing particles from the substrate, or from material provided on the substrate, that have not been bonded to the substrate, or to the material provided on the substrate.03-18-2010
20090304952APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SOLID FREEFORM FABRICATION - A Solid Freeform Fabrication system, apparatus and method is provided, that includes a movable fabrication tray adapted to hold an object being fabricated; a depositing surface to hold deposited materials, and ink jet printing heads to selectively deposit a plurality of building materials on the depositing surface; wherein the deposited materials are merged to the object being fabricated, when said fabrication tray moves said object being fabricated to be in contact with said deposited materials.12-10-2009
20100209628GROWTH OF COATINGS OF NANOPARTICLES BY PHOTOINDUCED CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION - Photoinduced chemical vapor deposition was used to grow coatings on nanoparticles. Aerosolized nanoparticles were mixed with a vapor-phase coating reactant and introduced into a coating reactor, where the mixture was exposed to ultraviolet radiation. Tandem differential mobility analysis was used to determine coating thicknesses as a function of initial particle size.08-19-2010
20110135847LOW K DIELECTRIC - A spin-on dielectric of novel composition formed as a sol comprising an a source of silicon such as an orthosilicate ester, alone or in combination with an alkylated orthosilicate ester, a polar solvent, water, an acid catalyst, which may be a strong acid catalyst, and an amphiphilic block copolymer surfactant, optionally including an organic acid, a co-solvent and/or a reactive solvent. Also provided is a method of formulating the sol, a film made from the spin-on dielectric that has desirable electrical and mechanical properties, methods for treating the film described to optimize the film's electrical and mechanical performance, and methods for depositing the film onto silicon, steel or other surfaces.06-09-2011
20110287195Curing Apparatus Employing Angled UVLEDs - A UVLED apparatus (and related system and method) provide efficient curing of an optical-fiber coating on a drawn glass fiber. The apparatus employs one or more UVLEDs that emit electromagnetic radiation into a curing space. An incompletely cured optical-fiber coating, which is formed upon a glass fiber, absorbs emitted and reflected electromagnetic radiation to promote efficient curing.11-24-2011
20100112237THERMAL TRANSFER DONOR ELEMENTS WITH IONIC LIQUIDS - Disclosed herein are compositions derived from a polycarboxylic acid, and an ionic liquid. The compositions can be used to prepare thermal transfer donor elements.05-06-2010
20090286014PHOTOLUMINESCENT COMPOSITION AND METHOD - A mixed powder composition is of approximately 25% photoluminescent pigment and 75% binder. The photoluminescent pigment may include chemically doped metal sulfides, alkaline earth metal aluminates or alkaline earth metal silicates that are activated by light and generate a long after glow of light that glows in the darkness for many hours. The photoluminescent pigments are carried by a binder mix such as drywall mix (mineral gypsum) or plaster of Paris (calcium sulfate semihydrate). The powder is sprayable from a bottle with a nozzle onto tree bark, rocks or the ground. As the powder absorbs moisture, it becomes hard to last for months. The photoluminescent pigments in the soft or hardened powder absorbs sunlight or ultraviolet light from a flashlight to emit a long after glow to assist the user in navigating in the dark wilderness.11-19-2009
20090142514Plasma System - A non-equilibrium atmospheric pressure plasma incorporating an atomised surface treatment agent is generated by applying a radio frequency high voltage to at least one electrode positioned within a dielectric housing while causing a process gas to flow from the inlet of the housing past the electrode to the outlet. The voltage applied is sufficiently high to generate a non-equilibrium atmospheric pressure plasma extending from the electrode at least to the outlet of the housing. The electrode may be combined with an atomiser for the surface treatment agent within the housing. The electrode may comprise a radioactive material. The surface to be treated can be positioned adjacent to the plasma outlet so that the surface is in contact with the plasma, and moved relative to the plasma outlet.06-04-2009
20100285240APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR EXPOSING A SUBSTRATE TO A ROTATING IRRADIANCE PATTERN OF UV RADIATION - Embodiments of the invention relate generally to an ultraviolet (UV) cure chamber for curing a dielectric material disposed on a substrate and to methods of curing dielectric materials using UV radiation. A substrate processing tool according to one embodiment comprises a body defining a substrate processing region; a substrate support adapted to support a substrate within the substrate processing region; an ultraviolet radiation lamp spaced apart from the substrate support, the lamp configured to transmit ultraviolet radiation to a substrate positioned on the substrate support; and a motor operatively coupled to rotate at least one of the ultraviolet radiation lamp or substrate support at least 180 degrees relative to each other. The substrate processing tool may further comprise one or more reflectors adapted to generate a flood pattern of ultraviolet radiation over the substrate that has complementary high and low intensity areas which combine to generate a substantially uniform irradiance pattern if rotated. Other embodiments are also disclosed.11-11-2010
20090169771Method of producing solid-phase body having immobilized microobject and the use thereof - A method for immobilizing microobject to a solid-phase material is provided. The method comprises a step of preparing the solid-phase material having on its surface an intermediate agent that includes a first element that is capable of interacting with at least the above microobject, and a microobject immobilizing step of immobilizing the microobject to the solid-phase material in a state in which the interaction of the intermediate agent is exhibited.07-02-2009
20080241424Ink-jet ink and ink-jet recording method - An ink-jet ink comprising at least water, a water-soluble solvent, a radically polymerizable compound, and a photoinitiator, wherein the photoinitiator is a benzyl ketal compound incorporating a pendent water-soluble group via an oxygen atom or a sulfur atom.10-02-2008
20110206867Methods for repair and preventive maintenance of railroad ties using UV curable polymers - A method for repair and preventive maintenance of railroad ties by application of a polymer system to the surface of the rail seat. The polymer system is cured by irradiation with ultraviolet light to fully cure or partially cure the polymer. The polymer system may be used in conjunction with a tie pad that is capable of transmitting ultraviolet light to permit curing of the polymer.08-25-2011
20110206868DONOR SUBSTRATE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING DISPLAY - A method in which a donor substrate is used in forming a light emitting layer by forming a transfer layer containing light emission material, irradiating a radiation ray to the transfer layer while the transfer layer and a substrate to be transferred face each other, and sublimating or vaporizing the transfer layer so that the transfer layer is transferred to the substrate to be transferred. The donor substrate includes: a base; a photothermal conversion layer arranged on the base; and a heat interfering layer arranged between the base and the photothermal conversion layer, and including two or more layers with refraction index different from each other.08-25-2011
20080280070Coating Compositions Containing Levelling Agents Prepared by Nitroxyl Mediated Polymerisation - The present invention relates to coating compositions containing a polymeric or copolymeric levelling agent, which has been prepared by nitroxyl-mediated polymerisation. Further aspects are a process for the preparation of smooth surface coatings and the use of said polymer or copolymer as levelling agent in coating compositions. Yet another aspect are specific ethylenically unsaturated monomer compositions from which copolymers can be obtained by atom transfer radical polymerisation or nitroxyl mediated polymerisation, which copolymers are useful as levelling agents in coating compositions. Still another aspect is the use of poly-tert.-butyl acrylate or poly-tert.butylmethacrylate as a levelling agent in powder coating compositions.11-13-2008
20080292815METHOD FOR PRODUCING RESIN-COATED SLIDING MEMBER - The present invention provides a method for producing a resin-coated sliding member in which problems such as blistering do not occur even if drying of the solvent is carried out rapidly, and in which quality is also stabilized. The method includes an impregnating step for impregnating a solvent-containing resin composition by a resin impregnating apparatus 11-27-2008
20080292813Microwave Heating Device With Irradiation Arrangement - The invention relates to a heating device (11-27-2008
20080305278Glass coating of polymers - A method for modifying a plastic surface is disclosed. The method can include chemically reacting a polysilicone compound placed in contact with the plastic surface to form a silicon dioxide glass layer on the surface portion. The glass layer can be modified in a second process to create a desired surface property.12-11-2008
20100143610Film Formation Method and Method for Manufacturing Light-Emitting Element - There is a problem in a method for forming an EL layer by heating with light and transferring an organic material in that the organic material is not uniformly transferred. The present invention relates to a film formation method including the steps of forming a metal film over a first surface of an elastic substrate; forming an organic material layer onto a second surface of the elastic substrate which is opposite to the first surface; placing the second surface of the elastic substrate and a substrate on which a film is to be formed, with a space between the second surface of the elastic substrate and the substrate on which a film is to be formed; heating locally and rapidly the metal film from a first surface side of the elastic substrate to deform the elastic substrate by expansion of the metal film; and transferring the organic material layer from the elastic substrate onto the substrate on which a film is to be formed.06-10-2010
20090252895Actinic ray curable composition, actinic ray curable ink and image formation method employing the ink - Disclosed is an actinic ray curable ink containing pigment, a photolytic acid generating agent and an epoxy compound represented by formula (1-1),10-08-2009
20110229660ION BEAM ASSISTED DEPOSITION OF OPHTHALMIC LENS COATINGS - Some embodiments provide a physical vapor deposition process for forming a coating on a substrate of an ophthalmic lens in a vacuum deposition chamber. The process can include depositing a multilayer interference stack having a plurality of low refractive index layers and a plurality of high refractive index layers on the substrate by: depositing one or more of the plurality of high refractive index layers by contacting the substrate with a vapor phase pulse of one or more high refractive index source chemicals simultaneously while contacting the substrate with an energetic ion beam generated by an ion source; and depositing each of the plurality of low refractive index layers by contacting the substrate with a vapor phase pulse of one or more low refractive index source chemicals.09-22-2011
20110223359HYDROTHERMAL SYNTHESIS OF LiFePO4 NANOPARTICLES - Embodiments of the present invention generally relate to lithium-ion batteries, and more specifically, to a method of fabricating such batteries using thin-film deposition processes. In one embodiment In one embodiment, a method of forming a film on a substrate is provided. The method comprises combining a lithium-containing precursor, an iron containing precursor, and an organic solvent to form a deposition mixture, optionally exposing the deposition mixture to vibrational energy, applying microwave energy to the deposition mixture to heat the deposition mixture, optionally exposing the heated deposition mixture to vibrational energy, and depositing the heated deposition mixture on a substrate to form a film comprising lithium containing nanocrystals.09-15-2011
20130122220GRAPHENE MANUFACTURING APPARATUS AND METHOD - A graphene manufacturing apparatus includes a gas supplying unit supplying a gas including carbon; a gas heating unit heating the gas supplied from the gas supplying unit; a deposition chamber in which a substrate having a catalyst layer is disposed; and an inlet pipe introducing the gas of the gas heating unit into the deposition chamber. A temperature of the deposition chamber is set at a temperature lower than a temperature of the gas heating unit so that a selection range with respect to a catalyst metal to be used in the catalyst layer may be expanded, and damage of the substrate due to a high temperature heat may be minimized.05-16-2013
20100015360AQUEOUS INK COMPOSITION, AQUEOUS INK COMPOSITION FOR INKJET RECORDING, AND INKJET RECORDING METHOD - The present invention provides an aqueous ink composition including at least a sensitizing dye represented by the following Formula (i), an ethylenically unsaturated bond-containing water-soluble polymerizable compound, a polymerization initiator and water:01-21-2010
20090258167Film Deposition Method and Method for Manufacturing Light-Emitting Element - It is an object to provide a technique that enables transfer by laser irradiation without unevenness while a high degree of vacuum is maintained in the space between a substrate provided with a material layer and a transfer receiving substrate. The present invention relates to a deposition method including the following steps: making a first substrate that has a light-transmitting property and has a light absorption layer and a material layer having a light-emitting material face a second substrate; placing the second substrate facing the first substrate in an inner space of a vacuum jig; reducing pressure in the inner space of the vacuum jig; and emitting a laser beam to a second surface which is a surface on a side opposite to the first surface of the first substrate, and transferring the material layer in a region irradiated with the laser beam to the second substrate. In addition, the present invention relates to a method for manufacturing a light-emitting element using the deposition method.10-15-2009
20090258166DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PATTERNING STRUCTURES ON A SUBSTRATE - A device for patterning structures on a substrate includes an imaging device having a scanning tip, a light emitting device, and a space around the scanning tip. The space comprises a vapour of a material which is suitable for Chemical Vapour Deposition onto the substrate when decomposed. The light emitting device is adapted to emit a light beam, which has an intensity not capable to decompose the vapour, onto the scanning tip in such a way that an electromagnetic field induced by the light beam near the scanning tip is high enough to decompose the vapour.10-15-2009
20110229659ION BEAM ASSISTED DEPOSITION OF OPHTHALMIC LENS COATINGS - Some embodiments provide a physical vapor deposition process for forming a coating on a substrate of an ophthalmic lens in a vacuum deposition chamber. The process can include depositing a multilayer interference stack having a plurality of low refractive index layers and a plurality of high refractive index layers on the substrate by: depositing one or more of the plurality of high refractive index layers by contacting the substrate with a vapor phase pulse of one or more high refractive index source chemicals simultaneously while contacting the substrate with an energetic ion beam generated by an ion source; and depositing each of the plurality of low refractive index layers by contacting the substrate with a vapor phase pulse of one or more low refractive index source chemicals.09-22-2011
20100239784Method for attachment of silicon-containing compounds to a surface and for synthesis of hypervalent silicon-compounds - A method for inducing a hypervalent state within silicon-containing compounds by which they can be chemically attached to a surface or substrate and/or organized onto a surface of a substrate. The compounds when attached to or organized on the surface may have different physical and/or chemical properties compared to the starting materials.09-23-2010
20100266786LIGHTGUIDE PLATE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING LIGHT GUIDE PLATE, AND BACKLIGHT UNIT WITH THE LIGHT GUIDE PLATE - An edge-light type light guide plate (10-21-2010
20110111138METAL INK COMPOSITIONS, CONDUCTIVE PATTERNS, METHODS, AND DEVICES - Metal complexes adapted to form conductive metal films and lines upon deposition and treatment. The metal complex can be a covalent complex and can comprise a first and second ligand. Low temperature treatment can be used to convert the complex to a metal. The metal films and lines can have low resistivity and work function similar to pure metal. Coinage metals can be used (e.g., Ag, Au, Cu). The ligands can be dative bonding ligands including amines, unsymmetrical amines, and carboxylate ligands. Sulfur complexes can be used. Carboxylate ligands can be used. The complexes can have a high concentration of metal and can be soluble in aromatic hydrocarbon solvent. The ligands can be adapted to volatilize well. Inkjet printing can be carried out. High yields of metal can be achieve with high conductivity.05-12-2011
20110244143METHOD OF CREATING A FLUID LAYER IN THE SUBMICROMETER RANGE - A method of creating a fluid layer in the micrometer range includes transferring a fluid between substrates and forming a fluid layer. A surface energy of a first substrate releasing the fluid is higher than a surface energy of a fluid on the first substrate to create a first fluid deposit on the first substrate. A surface energy of a second substrate accepting the fluid is lower than a surface energy of a fluid on the second substrate to create a second fluid deposit on the second substrate that is reduced as compared to the first fluid deposit, A surface energy of a third substrate accepting the fluid is higher than a surface energy of a fluid on the third substrate to create a substantially homogeneous third fluid deposit on the third substrate that forms the fluid layer.10-06-2011
20100227083Nanoscale Oxide Coatings - In various aspects, the present inventions provide methods for forming corrosion resistant oxide coatings on metals and/or improving the corrosion resistance of existing native oxide coatings. In various aspects, provided are methods for forming corrosion resistant oxide coatings on metals surfaces that are immersed in an aqueous solution. Various embodiments of various aspects of the present inventions can provide a scalable process for the formation of corrosion resistant coatings on metals in a manner that does not require high-vacuum technology, can be adapted to large structures, such as ships or aircraft, and in various aspects and embodiments can improve quality of existing oxide films on a metal or alloy surface.09-09-2010
20100055351FILM DEPOSITION APPARATUS, FILM DEPOSITION METHOD, COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM FOR STORING A PROGRAM CAUSING THE APPARATUS TO PERFORM THE METHOD - A disclosed film deposition apparatus includes a susceptor having in one surface a substrate receiving portion provided rotatably in a chamber; a heating unit including plural independently controllable heating portions, thereby heating the susceptor; a first reaction gas supplying portion for supplying a first reaction gas; a second reaction gas supplying portion for supplying a second reaction gas; a separation area between a first process area where the first reaction gas is supplied and a second process area where the second reaction gas is supplied, the separation area including a separation gas supplying portion for supplying a first separation gas in the separation area, and a ceiling surface opposing the one surface to produce a thin space; a center area having an ejection hole for ejecting a second separation gas along the one surface; and an evacuation opening for evacuating the chamber.03-04-2010
20100003424Method for repairing defect on substrate - A method for repairing a substrate includes injecting a restoration material onto a substrate including a defect, the restoration material covering the defect; hardening the restoration material; and abrading the hardened restoration material such that the hardened restoration material and the substrate form a flat top surface.01-07-2010
20120201977PROCESS FOR GRADIENT NANOVOIDED ARTICLE - A process and apparatus for producing a gradient nanovoided article, a gradient nanovoided coating, and a gradient low refractive index coating is described. The process includes providing a first solution of a polymerizable material in a solvent, and providing a first environment proximate a first region of the coating and a different second environment proximate an adjacent region of the coating. The process further includes at least partially polymerizing the polymerizable material to form a composition that includes an insoluble polymer matrix and a second solution. The insoluble polymer matrix includes a plurality of nanovoids that are filled with the second solution, and a major portion of the solvent from the second solution is removed. A first volume fraction of the plurality of nanovoids proximate the first region of the coating is less than a second volume fraction of the plurality of nanovoids proximate an adjacent of the coating. An apparatus for the process is also described, and includes a web line, a coating section, a partial polymerization section, and a solvent removal section.08-09-2012
20080254234RADIATION-HARDENED COATINGS WITH IMPROVED ADHESIVE STRENGTH - Mixtures comprising at least one radiation-curable composition (I) and at least one pressure-sensitive adhesive (II).10-16-2008
20090202745Control system for non-contact edge coating apparatus for solar cell substrates - A non-contact edge coating apparatus includes an applicator for applying a coating material on an edge of a solar cell substrate and a control system configured to drive the applicator. The control system may drive the applicator along an axis to maintain a distance with an edge of the substrate as the substrate is rotated to have the edge coated with a coating material. The applicator may include a recessed portion into which the edge of the substrate is received for edge coating. For example, the applicator may be a roller with a groove. Coating material may be introduced into the groove for application onto the edge of the substrate. A variety of coating materials may be employed with the apparatus including hot melt ink and UV curable plating resist.08-13-2009
20120064261METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COATING VINYL PRODUCTS - A method and system for coating a vinyl workpiece includes denibbing the workpiece and deionizing the air around the workpiece. The workpiece is roll coated using a roll coating machine, wherein the roll coating machine includes a plurality of engraving rollers. An angular surface of the workpiece is roll coated using a corresponding angularly positioned application roller. The workpiece is coated with an ultraviolet (UV) curable coating using a vacuum coating machine. The UV coating is cured using the vacuum coating machine.03-15-2012
20110318507METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING PANELS AND PANELS OBTAINED THEREBY - A method for manufacturing coated panels of the type including at least a substrate and a top layer, provided on the substrate, with a motif, may involve providing a synthetic material layer on the substrate, and providing a relief on the surface of the synthetic material layer. The relief may show a pattern of recesses and/or protrusions. The pattern may be at least partially determined using a light-projection technique.12-29-2011
20110318506Optical Tape Media Patterning Using Cationic Polymerizable Monomers - A method for forming an optical tape for data storage from a substrate film includes a step of patterning a curable liquid composition onto a side of the substrate film. Characteristically, the curable liquid composition includes a cationic photoinitiator and a polymerizable component selected from the group consisting of vinyl ethers, cyclohexene oxides, glycidyl ether epoxides, and combinations thereof. The curable liquid composition is illuminated with actinic radiation to form a patterned imprint layer disposed over the substrate film. A multilayer data recording assembly is placed over imprint layer. An optical tape made by the method is also provided.12-29-2011
20090286013USE OF MICROWAVE ENERGY TO SELECTIVELY HEAT THERMOPLASTIC POLYMER SYSTEMS - A method for processing a thermoplastic material that comprises a microwave-sensitive polymeric region, wherein the method includes exposing the microwave-sensitive polymeric region to microwaves; wherein the exposing results in an increase in the temperature of the polymeric region; and processing the thermoplastic material is disclosed.11-19-2009
20120003399Recording Media Having a Nanocomposite Protection Layer and Method of Making Same - A method includes: forming a recording layer on a substrate and depositing a nanocomposite layer on the recording layer, the nanocomposite layer including a wear-resistant material and a solid lubricant material, wherein the atomic percentage of the solid lubricant material in the nanocomposite layer is in a range from about 5% to about 99%.01-05-2012
20120009358Curing Method Employing UV Sources That Emit Differing Ranges of UV Radiation - A UVLED apparatus (and related system and method) provide efficient curing of an optical-fiber coating on a drawn glass fiber. The apparatus employs one or more UV-radiation sources that emit electromagnetic radiation to effect the curing of coated glass fiber.01-12-2012
20090297733SUBSTRATE FOR LAB-ON-A-CHIP - A lab-on-chip substrate includes a resin having a silicon content of 10% or less by weight as its base material and a hydrophilic polymer covalently bound onto the surface thereof by high-energy ray irradiation suitable for a protein-processing chip. The lab-on-chip substrate is resistant to washing and usable for an extended period of time without adsorption of proteins on the base material surface, i.e., a protein electrophoretic polymeric chip having a microchannel allowing high-accuracy analysis of trace amounts of proteins because of reduction in the amount of detection noise.12-03-2009
20120058283METHOD FOR PREPARING A THIN FILM OF THIOSPINELS - The invention relates to a method for preparing a thin film of at least one compound of formula AM03-08-2012
20120156397METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AN OPTICAL LENS - A method of manufacturing an optical lens that is configured to correct high order aberrations. One embodiment is a method of customizing optical correction in an optical system. The method includes measuring optical aberration data of the optical system. The method further includes calculating a lens definition based on the optical aberration data. Calculating the lens definition may include calculating a correction of at least one high order optical aberration. The method further includes fabricating a correcting lens based on the lens definition.06-21-2012
20120213950Device and process for positioning individual particles on a substrate - A device and process for positioning individual particles on a substrate is proposed. The device is equipped with at least one particle source which isolates particles of a defined material, with a focusing unit with an entry window facing the particle source and an exit window facing away from the particle source, with a substrate holder to hold the substrate, wherein the focusing unit guides the particles entering through its entry window into defined positions on the substrate, with at least one deflection unit arranged between the particle source and the focusing unit with an entry window facing the particle source and an exit window on the deflector unit facing away from the particle source, wherein the deflector unit preconditions the particles entering through its entry window before they reach the focusing unit.08-23-2012
20120076951BLACK INK COMPOSITION, INK SET, AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD - A black ink composition includes: carbon black and a water-insoluble resin that covers at least a part of the surface of the carbon black; a cyan pigment and a water-insoluble resin that covers at least a part of the surface of the cyan pigment; a magenta pigment and a water-insoluble resin that covers at least a part of the surface of the magenta pigment; water-insoluble resin particle; and water, wherein a content ratio of the carbon black is from 1.0 to 2.0% by mass with respect to the total mass of the composition, and a total amount of pigments is from 1.8 to 3.5% by mass with respect to the total mass of the composition. The black ink composition can be used in an ink set and an image forming method.03-29-2012
20080206487Ink-jet ink and ink-jet recording method - An ink-jet ink comprising: Polymer A which comprises a plurality of side chains including a side chain “a” which is capable of producing a radical therein; and Polymer B which comprises a plurality of side chains including a side chain “b”, wherein the side chain “b” has a polymerizable group which has reactivity of addition reaction with the radical produced in the side chain “a” of Polymer A.08-28-2008
20080206486METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING ARTICLES AND PROCESS FOR MAINTAINING SECURITY - The invention is directed to a method by exposing at least a portion of a luminescent coating disposed on a surface of an article to ultraviolet light at one or more preselected wavelengths causing said luminescent coating to exhibit a luminescence spectrum, the luminescence spectrum exhibiting a plurality of intensity peaks that have been predetermined to create a standard; determining the intensity of at least two peaks in the luminescence spectrum of the coating; determining a peak intensity ratio of the at least two peaks; comparing the peak intensity ratio determined with the standard; and, classifying the article according to whether or not the peak intensity ratio does or does not match the standard; wherein the luminescent coating is a particulate luminescent composition comprising a rare earth doped fluoride represented by the chemical formula08-28-2008
20100285239METHOD OF AND HOT-DIP INSTALLATION FOR STABILIZING A STRIP GUIDED BETWEEN STRIPPING DIES OF THE HOT-DIP COATING INSTALLATION AND PROVIDED WITH A COATING - The invention relates to a method of stabilizing a strip guided between stripping dies of a hot-dip coating installing and provided with a coating, and also to a corresponding hot-dip coating installation. In this context, stabilizing forces are applied to the strip on the basis of the detected strip position by coils which are arranged downstream of the stripping dies in the strip displacement direction and act electromagnetically and in a contactless manner on the displaceable steel strip. In order to improve the stabilization of the strip in the region of the stripping die, the invention proposes that the distance between the line of action of the strip-stabilizing means and the stripping dies be adjusted to a value≦a distance threshold value which is determined as a function of the strip width taking into account a coefficient φ, wherein the coefficient φ is calculated as a function of the strip thickness and the strip tension.11-11-2010
20120225219Apparatus And Process For Atomic Layer Deposition - Provided are atomic layer deposition apparatus and methods including a gas distribution plate with a thermal element. The thermal element is capable of locally changing the temperature of a portion of the surface of the substrate by temporarily raising or lowering the temperature.09-06-2012
20120258262Methods and apparatuses for roll-on coating. - Methods and apparatuses for a deposition system are provided to deposit a thin coating layer on flat substrates, such as semiconductors or panels. In an embodiment, liquid supplied rollers accepting liquid media provide liquid chemicals to the substrates for coating the substrates. The liquid delivery system can control the flow and the pressure of the liquid to achieve optimum process condition with minimum excess waste. In another embodiment, rollers with non-uniform distribution of liquid media provide a non-uniform thickness profile on the substrates, which can be used to compensate for the non-uniformity of subsequent processes.10-11-2012
20110123728THIN FILM MANUFACTURING METHOD AND THIN FILM ELEMENT - A thin film manufacturing method includes the steps of a) placing a substrate including a first main surface inside a reaction container filled with a raw material solution, and b) forming a thin film by irradiating a light in the direction of the first main surface of the substrate.05-26-2011
20080299327Surface Energy Control Methods For Color Filter Printing - Black matrix (BM) material is deposited on glass and patterned to form walls that define an array of wells. Various surface treatments and masking schemes are utilized to achieve surface energy control of the BM glass. The surface treatments include one or more of chemically treating the BM walls by depositing hydrophobic self-assembled monolayers on the uppermost wall surfaces, and plasma treatments to control the surface energy of the various BM glass surfaces. Masking processes include backside exposure and development of photoresist, and maskless, self-aligned photo-patterning of the monolayers. Color filter ink is then injected into each well from an ink jet print head. The high surface energy of the lower and side wall surfaces facilitates wetting of the ink, and the low surface energy of the monolayers prevents intermixing of ink between adjacent wells. The ink then dries to form a color filter in each well.12-04-2008
20080292814IMAGE FORMING ELEMENT AND FABRICATING METHOD THEREOF, AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - An image forming element, a fabricating method of the image forming element, and an image forming apparatus having the image forming element is provided. The image forming element includes a drum body, a driving circuit mounted within the drum body, a support plate which penetrates through the drum body longitudinally along the drum body, the support plate being coupled to the driving circuit, an insulating layer formed on at least one portion of an outer circumference of the drum body, a conductive polymer layer formed on the insulating layer, the conductive polymer layer including one or more conductive areas and one or more insulating areas, which are aligned in an alternating pattern, and a protective layer formed on the conductive polymer layer, wherein the conductive areas on the conductive polymer layer are electrically connected to the driving circuit. Therefore, an image forming element can be provided in which a conductive layer is formed so that conductive areas and insulating areas are patterned without stepped portions therebetween, simplifying the fabricating process and improving the precision.11-27-2008
20110274855METHOD FOR COATING A COMPONENT - The invention relates to a method for coating a component (11-10-2011
20110274854Method of making window unit including diamond-like carbon (DLC) coating - A method of making a coated article (e.g., window unit), and corresponding coated article are provided. A layer of or including diamond-like carbon (DLC) is formed on a glass substrate. Then, a protective layer is formed on the substrate over the DLC inclusive layer. During heat treatment (HT), the protective layer prevents the DLC inclusive layer from significantly burning off. Thereafter, the resulting coated glass substrate may be used as desired, it having been HT and including the protective DLC inclusive layer.11-10-2011
20110274853NEGATIVE PHOTORESIST COMPOSITION AND PATTERNING METHOD FOR DEVICE - The present invention relates to a negative photoresist composition and a patterning method for device in which a photoresist pattern having a high sensitivity with a good reverse taper profile can be formed not only to realize an effective patterning of various thin films but also to facilitate removal of the photoresist pattern after the patterning. The photoresist composition comprises an alkali-soluble binder resin; a halogen-containing first photo-acid generator; a triazine-based second photo-acid generator; a cross-linking agent having an alkoxy structure; and a solvent.11-10-2011
20100203262INK COMPOSITION, AND INKJET RECORDING METHOD - An ink composition comprising: (A) an isoindoline-based pigment; (B) a polymeric dispersant; (C) an alkylammonium salt of a sulfonated derivative of a disazo-based yellow colorant; (D) a polymerizable compound; and (E) a polymerization initiator.08-12-2010
20100209627METHOD FOR DEPOSITING HYDROGENATED DIAMOND-LIKE CARBON FILMS USING A GAS CLUSTER ION BEAM - A method for depositing a hydrogenated diamond-like carbon (H-DLC) film on a surface of a substrate. The method includes maintaining a reduced-pressure environment around a substrate holder for holding a substrate, holding the substrate securely within the reduced-pressure environment, and forming a gas cluster ion beam (GCIB) from a pressurized gas containing hydrocarbon gas and a carrier gas. The method further includes accelerating the GCIB to the reduced-pressure environment, irradiating the accelerated GCIB onto at least a portion of the surface of the substrate, and forming an H-DLC film on the surface.08-19-2010
20130017344METHOD AND SYSTEM TO FORM DELETION WINDOWS ON A GLASS SUBSTRATE.AANM DELSOL; Alberto HERNANDEZAACO USAAGP DELSOL; Alberto HERNANDEZ USAANM RODRIGUEZ; Jes s Alberto GONZALEZAACO USAAGP RODRIGUEZ; Jes s Alberto GONZALEZ USAANM ORTEGA; Miguel ARROYOAACO USAAGP ORTEGA; Miguel ARROYO US - A method and a system is provided to form deletion windows on a glass substrate. The method includes the steps of applying a provisional masking substance of the glass substrate for masking preestablished regions of said glass substrate. The method also includes applying a reflective material on the glass substrate including the provisional masking substance. The method further includes applying heat to the glass substrate for removing the provisional masking substance of the glass substrate forming the deletion windows.01-17-2013
20080254233PLASMA-INDUCED CHARGE DAMAGE CONTROL FOR PLASMA ENHANCED CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION PROCESSES - Methods of depositing amorphous carbon films on substrates are provided herein. The methods reduce or prevent plasma-induced charge damage to the substrates from the deposition of the amorphous carbon films. In one aspect, an initiation layer of amorphous carbon is deposited at a low RF power level and/or at a low hydrocarbon compound/inert gas flow rate ratio before a bulk layer of amorphous carbon is deposited. After the deposition of the initiation layer, the RF power, hydrocarbon flow rate, and inert gas flow rate may be ramped to final values for the deposition of the bulk layer, wherein the RF power ramp rate is typically greater than the ramp rates of the hydrocarbon compound and of the inert gas. In another aspect, a method of minimizing plasma-induced charge damage includes depositing a seasoning layer on one or more interior surfaces of a chamber before the deposition of the amorphous carbon film on a substrate therein or coating the interior surfaces with an oxide or dielectric layer during manufacturing.10-16-2008
20090246411SYSTEM AND METHOD OF SEALING SEAMS OF HEATING AND COOLING PRODUCTS - A system and method of sealing heating and cooling products includes an ultraviolet-curing sealant and an ultraviolet light. A material used to make a heating and cooling product is moved using a transport system. The sealant is dispensed from a sealant supply using a dispenser onto the material. The ultraviolet-curing sealant is dispensed onto a portion of the material that forms a seam. The ultraviolet-curing sealant is exposed to an ultraviolet light that cures the sealant. The material or the ultraviolet light is moved to expose the sealant to the ultraviolet light. The ultraviolet-curing sealant may be an ultraviolet-curing adhesive.10-01-2009
20080233309Method for manufacturing substrate for making microarray - To provide a method for manufacturing a substrate for making a microarray which will ensure the secure immobilization of a material in a site-selective manner at a low cost. The method comprises the steps of: forming a monomolecular film on the surface of a substrate using a silane compound represented by the following general formula (1),09-25-2008
20080233308Production of Means For Improving the State of Systems and Materials - The invention relates to a method for manufacturing means for improving the condition or function of systems and substances, as well as biological, natural or technical systems, and is used for optimising conditions or processes and/or for increasing resistance to harmful environmental influences.09-25-2008
20080226842Lazy Susan Tool Layout for Light-Activated ALD - An atomic layer deposition (ALD) module is provided with a rotatable carrier plate that holds a plurality of wafer holders at equally spaced angular positions. The plate is rotated to carry the wafers through a plurality of processing stations arranged at similarly equally spaced angular intervals around the axis of rotation of the rotatable plate. Rotation of the carrier plate carries a plurality of substrates successively through a plurality of pairs of stations, each pair including a precursor deposition station and a light activation station. A plurality of rotations may be used to apply a complete ALD film on the substrates. Wafers in different holders on the carrier are simultaneously processed in different stations, with some having precursor deposited thereon and others having the precursor thereon activated by light. One or more transfer stations can be included for loading or unloading wafers to and from the carrier. The number of holders on the carrier equals the number of stations in the module. Curtains and purge gas flow direction features keep precursor gas from the deposition stations from entering the activation or transfer stations.09-18-2008
20080213506CATALYST PRECURSOR COMPOSITION FOR ELECTROLESS PLATING, AND PREPARATION METHOD OF TRANSPARENT ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE SHIELDING MATERIAL USING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a catalyst precursor composition for electroless plating, and more specifically, the present invention provides the catalyst precursor composition comprising (a) a reactive oligomer; (b) a reactive monomer; (c) a photoinitiator; (d) a catalyst precursor for electroless plating; and (e) a solvent, and a method of preparing the EMI shielding material with the same. The present invention provides an easy and simple method of preparing the EMI shielding material by using the catalyst precursor composition that contains a UV curable resin with good adhesion to the base material, thereby eliminating the need for pre-treating the base material with a receptive layer before electroless plating.09-04-2008
20080199633Method of making the luminous tapeline - The present invention discloses a method of making the luminous tapeline comprising: forming a primer paint layer on a steel material, forming a scale ink layer on the primer paint layer, forming a protection layer on the scale ink layer. The tapeline can be made luminous through one of the following methods, or any combination thereof: transferring and painting a luminous ink on the primer paint layer, spaying a luminous powder on the primer paint layer, and spaying a luminous powder on protection layer.08-21-2008
20100297363FUNCTIONALIZING A SENSING RIBBON ON A WHISPERING GALLERY MODE MICRORESONATOR USING LIGHT FORCE TO FABRICATE A WHISPERING GALLERY MODE SENSOR - Methods using light force to fabricate WGM sensors including microresonators having target receptors selectively and substantially provided at only ribbon area of the microresonators.11-25-2010
20130183459DEVICE AND METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING MICROBES AND COUNTING MICROBES AND DETERMINING ANTIMICROBIAL SENSITIVITY - A method of determining antimicrobial activity of an agent can include providing a well, wherein the well contains at least one antimicrobial agent, the well further including at least two electrodes. A sample of a microbe can be added into the well and a voltage pulsed between the electrodes. An electrical property can be sampled and recorded. In another aspect, a method of identifying at least one microbe includes taking a sample containing the at least one microbe, isolating the at least one microbe from the sample, dividing the at least one microbe into a at least one well, wherein each well contains at least one antimicrobial agent and at least two electrodes. A voltage is pulsed between the at least two electrodes, an electrical property is sampled during the pulsing and recorded. In another aspect, a diagnostic device for detecting at least one microbe is presented.07-18-2013
20120003398APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR EXPOSING A SUBSTRATE TO UV RADIATION USING A REFLECTOR HAVING BOTH ELLIPTICAL AND PARABOLIC REFLECTIVE SECTIONS - Embodiments of the invention relate generally to an ultraviolet (UV) cure chamber for curing a dielectric material disposed on a substrate and to methods of curing dielectric materials using UV radiation. A substrate processing tool according to one embodiment comprises a body defining a substrate processing region; a substrate support adapted to support a substrate within the substrate processing region; an ultraviolet radiation lamp spaced apart from the substrate support, the lamp configured to transmit ultraviolet radiation to a substrate positioned on the substrate support; and a motor operatively coupled to rotate at least one of the ultraviolet radiation lamp or substrate support at least 180 degrees relative to each other. The substrate processing tool may further comprise one or more reflectors adapted to generate a flood pattern of ultraviolet radiation over the substrate that has complementary high and low intensity areas which combine to generate a substantially uniform irradiance pattern if rotated. Other embodiments are also disclosed.01-05-2012
20120021140IMPRINT LITHOGRAPHY ALIGNMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS - A method of aligning a template and a substrate for imprint lithography involves using a mask pattern of the template and a luminescent marker pattern of the substrate, the method including aligning the template mask pattern and the substrate marker pattern using a radiation intensity measurement of radiation emitted by the luminescent marker pattern and having passed the template mask pattern. The mask pattern and the luminescent marker pattern may each be shaped to provide a turning point in the intensity of detected radiation emitted from the marker pattern, and passing through the mask pattern to a detector, as a function of relative displacement at the aligned position. The displacement of the template and substrate may be aligned by identifying the turning point in radiation intensity. The marker pattern may be fluorescent with the emitted radiation excited by a radiation source.01-26-2012
20120027957METHOD FOR THE REFINEMENT OF A PANEL AND APPARATUS FOR CARRYING OUT THE SAME - A method for the refinement of a panel and an apparatus for the refinement of a panel according to a method of this type. The method for the refinement of a panel includes: unpacking of a panel having a core made from wood material from a transport-safe packaging, a grounding in the form of at least one synthetic resin layer pressed together with the core and, if appropriate, a primer being arranged on a top side of the core, and a coating being arranged on a core underside lying opposite the top side of the core, and connection and locking means being attached to at least two mutually opposite side faces; application of a decorative layer having a decoration to the grounding or primer; and application of at least one wear layer to the decorative layer.02-02-2012
20120094035METHOD FOR PREPARING PLASTIC PARTICLES COATED WITH METAL - The present invention relates to a method for preparing plastic particles coated with metal, which comprises the following steps. First, mix a plurality of plastic particles with a tin/palladium solution to form a first mixed liquid. Alternatively, first mix the plurality of plastic particles with a stannous chloride/hydrochloric acid solution. Then mix the plurality of plastic particles adsorbing the plurality of stannous ions with a palladium chloride/hydrochloric acid solution and form the first mixed liquid. Next, microwave the first mixed liquid so that the tin/palladium colloidal particles coat the plastic particles and thus forming first metal particles. Afterwards, mix the first metal particles with an electroless nickel solution and form a second mixed liquid. Metal nickel then coats the first metal particles and forming a plurality of second metal particles. Use microwave to activate the plurality of tin/palladium colloidal particles adsorbed on the surfaces of the plastic particles, and hence increasing adsorption of the plated metal layer on the surfaces of the plastic particle. Thereby, roughness and peeling-off of the plated metal layer can be reduced.04-19-2012

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