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Discontinuous or differential coating, impregnation or bond (e.g., artwork, printing, retouched photograph, etc.)

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
428201000 Intermediate layer is discontinuous or differential 235
428206000 Including particulate material 143
428209000 Including metal layer 126
428196000 Including layer of mechanically interengaged strands, strand-portions or strand-like strips 95
428211100 Including paper layer 53
428210000 Including ceramic, glass, porcelain or quartz layer 49
428200000 With heat sealable or heat releasable adhesive layer 24
428198000 Spot bonds connect components 23
428199000 Including developable image or soluble portion in coating or impregnation (e.g., safety paper, etc.) 11
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20090123711Disperse azo dyes and mixtures comprising these disperse azo dyes - Dye of the formula (I)05-14-2009
20090123712RESIN COMPOSITION FOR LASER ENGRAVING, RESIN PRINTING PLATE PRECURSOR FOR LASER ENGRAVING, RELIEF PRINTING PLATE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF RELIEF PRINTING PLATE - A resin composition for laser engraving comprising a binder polymer contains at least one polyester (A) selected from the group consisting of a polyester containing a hydroxycarboxylic acid unit, polycaprolactone, poly(butylene succinic acid), and derivatives thereof.05-14-2009
20110177302POSITIVE PHOTOSENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF FORMING CURED FILM FROM THE SAME - According to one embodiment, a positive photosensitive resin composition includes a resin containing a specified acrylic acid besed-structural unit which generates a carboxyl group when its dissociative group is dissociated, which resin is insoluble in alkali or sparingly soluble in alkali but when its acid-dissociative group is dissociated, becomes soluble in alkali, a resin containing a structural unit derived from a radical-polymerizable monomer containing an epoxy group, a compound containing two or more epoxy groups in its molecule, provided that the resin containing the structural unit derived from a radical-polymerizable monomer containing an epoxy group is not included in this compound, and a compound that when exposed to actinic rays of 300 nm or longer wavelength, generates an acid.07-21-2011
20100047531METHOD FOR PRINTING OR COLOURING SUBSTRATES - The present invention relates to a process for the printing or coloring of substrates, wherein substrates to be printed or colored are brought into contact with 02-25-2010
20090297790Magenta Ink Composition, Ink Cartridge, and Recording System and Recorded Matter Using the Same - This invention provides a magenta ink composition that, when recorded, is excellent in color development, graininess, and gloss, is less likely to cause clogging in an ink jet recording head, and is excellent in color reproduction in a high-chroma and high-lightness red region. The magenta ink composition has an L* value of not less than 60 and a b* value of not more than −17 when the a* value in CIE standard calculated from a visible absorption spectrum in a not more than 10000-fold diluted aqueous solution is 80.12-03-2009
20110200798TREATMENT LIQUID FOR PLASTIC FILM, PRIMER LIQUID FOR PRINTING, INK COMPOSITION, AND METHOD FOR INK JET RECORDING USING THEM - This invention provides a treatment liquid for an ink jet recording medium having a recording face of a plastic film, wherein the treatment liquid including at least a specific cyclic ester compound or a specific cyclic amide compound, a primer liquid for printing, and an ink composition. According to the present invention, a plastic recorded matter possessing excellent adhesion and waterfastness can be formed on a recording medium having a recording face of a plastic film.08-18-2011
20090220752Resin composition for laser engraving, relief printing plate precursor for laser engraving, relief printing plate, and method of manufacturing relief printing plate - The invention provides a resin composition for laser engraving, having a binder polymer containing at least one of a structure unit represented by the following Formula (I) or a structure unit represented by the following Formula (II). In the Formulae, Q represents a partial structure which provides an acid group having an acid dissociation constant pKa of 0 to 20 when it is in the form of -Q-H; R09-03-2009
20090214835Aqueous-based and transparent coatings for marking substrates - The present invention provides a composition, which comprises an aqueous-based solvent and forms a transparent colourless coating, which yields markings of high contrast on exposure to energy. It also provides a process for the preparation of these compositions, substrates coated with these compositions and a process for their preparation, a process for preparing marked substrates using these compositions and marked substrates obtainable by the latter process.08-27-2009
20120202016INK COMPOSITION AND PRINTED MATTER - An ink composition of the invention is an ink composition to be ejected by an ink jet system and includes silver particles and water. When a composition A formed of components of the ink composition other than the water is held in an atmosphere at an ambient temperature of 23° C. and a relative humidity (RH) of 50%, the equilibrium moisture content of the component A is in a range of 2 to 7.8 percent by mass.08-09-2012
20100055415Ultra-Violet Curable Gellant Inks For Tactile And Regular Print Applications For Signature And Document Authentication - A system and method create an authentication mark on a recording medium by depositing marking material on a medium in an image area to create a marking material image and to create a marking material authentication image. The marking material comprises an ultraviolet curable phase change ink composition comprising an optional colorant and a phase change ink vehicle comprising a radiation curable monomer or prepolymer; a photoinitiator; a reactive wax; and a gellant. A predetermined amount of additional marking material is further deposited upon the medium in the authentication image area to increase an amount of marking material associated with the marking material authentication image in the authentication image area. The fixed marking material associated with the authentication image area is a tactilely perceptible authentication mark having a height, with respect to a surface of the medium, that is tactilely perceptible, wherein the fixed marking material associated with the marking material image area is tactilely non-perceptible.03-04-2010
20100015410ANTHRAPYRIDONE COMPOUND, SALT THEREOF, MAGENTA INK COMPOSITION AND COLORED PRODUCT - The present invention relates to a novel anthrapyridone compound represented by the following formula (1) or a salt thereof, and can provide a magenta coloring matter having a highly vivid hue suitable for inkjet recording, a high fastness to recorded matters, and an excellent storage stability.01-21-2010
20100015417TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE FILM AND TOUCH PANEL - The transparent conductive film of the present invention is a transparent conductive film, comprising a transparent film substrate, and a first transparent dielectric layer, a second transparent dielectric layer and a patterned transparent conductive layer that are formed on one or both sides of the transparent film substrate in this order from the transparent film substrate side, wherein the transparent conductive layer has a thickness of 31 nm or more, the first transparent dielectric layer has a thickness of from 7 nm to 16 nm, the second transparent dielectric layer has a thickness of from 30 nm to 60 nm, and the relation n01-21-2010
20100151213OPTICALLY ACTIVE MATERIALS AND ARTICLES AND SYSTEMS IN WHICH THEY MAY BE USED - The inventors of the present application developed novel optically active materials, methods, and articles. One embodiment of the present application is an optically active article, comprising: an infrared-reflecting material positioned adjacent to an optically active substrate such that the infrared-reflecting material forms a pattern that can be read by an infrared sensor when the optically active substrate is illuminated by an infrared light source. Another embodiment of the present application relates to a method of manufacturing an optically active article, comprising: obtaining an optically active sheeting; and positioning an infrared-reflecting material on the optically active sheeting to form a pattern. The optically active article may be, for example, a license plate.06-17-2010
20100028627MANUFACTURING DATA-STORAGE MEDIA USING LIGHT-CURABLE MATERIAL - Instances of data-storage media having pits and lands, such as individual DVDs or CDs, are manufactured by selectively illuminating a light-curable material to form cured regions corresponding to the lands. The selective illumination of the light-curable material can be implemented using mask-based illumination or selective laser illumination or both. The mask used in mask-based illumination can have one or more extra opaque portions and/or one or more extra transparent portions corresponding to false pits and/or false lands, respectively, where selective laser illumination is used to convert one or more false pits/lands produced during mask-based illumination into true pits/lands for the competed medium.02-04-2010
20100086750CONDUCTIVE POLYMER METAMATERIALS - An apparatus 04-08-2010
20090191386POSITIVE PHOTOSENSITIVE POLYMER COMPOSITION - A positive photosensitive polymer composition of the invention contains: a copolymer obtained by the radical polymerization of monomers including a radical polymerizable monomer (a1) having a (meth)acryloyl group and a polyalkylene glycol group a terminal of which is an alkoxy group; and a 1,2-quinone diazide compound. The positive photosensitive polymer composition may further contain a copolymer obtained by the radical polymerization of monomers not including the monomer (a1).07-30-2009
20090191384POLYETHYLENE BACKBOARD TRAINING DEVICE - A high density polyethylene panel suitable for use in a backboard training device.07-30-2009
20110195237SYSTEM AND RESIN FOR RAPID PROTOTYPING - The present invention relates to a system and a resin relating to rapid prototyping.08-11-2011
20110195236Disazo Dyes And Their Use in Ink-Jet Printing - A compound of Formula (08-11-2011
20110195235NEAR-INFRARED ABSORPTIVE COMPOSITION, NEAR-INFRARED ABSORPTIVE COATED MATERIAL, NEAR-INFRARED ABSORPTIVE LIQUID DISPERSION, NEAR-INFRARED ABSORPTIVE INK, PRINTED MATERIAL, AND NEAR-INFRARED ABSORPTIVE IMAGE-FORMING COMPOSITION - A near-infrared absorptive liquid dispersion, which contains a near-infrared absorptive compound represented by formula (1) that is dispersed in a form of fine particles in a dispersing medium:08-11-2011
20110195234METHOD OF PRODUCING SOLID DECORATED GRAPHIC ARTS OBJECTS - Decorated three-dimensional articles (08-11-2011
20110195233Bio-Based Toner - A series of resins were synthesized using a range of bio-based materials to control the molecular architecture, and therefore the properties, of the inventive resins. The resins were formulated into toner formulations such as those useful in printers and copiers.08-11-2011
20120183752CURABLE COMPOSITION FOR IMPRINTS, PATTERNING METHOD AND PATTERN - A curable composition for imprints which comprises a polymerizable compound having at least one of a fluorine atom and a silicon atom, a photopolymerization initiator, and a compound having a functional group capable of bonding to a substrate exhibits good patternability in transferring patterns, particularly micropatterns.07-19-2012
20120183750FIBROUS STRUCTURES - Fibrous structures that exhibit a Geometric Mean Elongation of greater than 15.8% as measured according to the Elongation Test Method are provided.07-19-2012
20120183749RESINS AND COATING COMPOSITIONS - The invention relates to a polyesteramide resin containing ester groups and at least one amide group in the back-bone characterized in that it has at least one hydroxyalkylamide endgroup, and a Tg<0° C.07-19-2012
20120183748Joining Polymeric Materials - Systems and methods for joining polymeric materials together may use lasers or broadband infrared heat sources. The polymeric materials are arranged in an overlapping manner and then are exposed to the heat producing radiation for a sufficient time to join the polymeric materials together at the overlapped area. Such systems and methods may avoid the need to add an energy absorbing dopant to the materials being joined. Such systems and methods also may be used on transparent materials.07-19-2012
20120183747Useful aramid blends - The present invention relates to a fabric comprising a warp system and a weft system. The warp system comprises at least one flame retardant yarn comprising aramid fibers and the weft system comprises at least one core spun yarn. The flame retardant yarn of the warp system is covered by at least 70% of the weft system.07-19-2012
20120183751BASE GENERATOR, PHOTOSENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION, PATTERN FORMING MATERIAL COMPRISING THE PHOTOSENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION, PATTERN FORMING METHOD USING THE PHOTOSENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION AND PRODUCTS COMPRISING THE SAME - The present invention is to provide a photosensitive resin composition which has excellent resolution, is low in cost and is applicable to a wide range of applications due to the structure of a polymer precursor in which reaction into a final product is promoted by a basic substance or by heating in the presence of a basic substance. The present invention is also to provide a base generator which is applicable to such a photosensitive resin composition.07-19-2012
20080274339INK SET AND MEDIA FOR INK-JET PRINTING - An ink set for ink-jet printing includes a medium cyan ink-jet ink, a magenta ink-jet ink, and a gray ink-jet ink. Each of the medium cyan ink-jet ink, the magenta ink-jet ink, and the gray ink-jet ink are configured to have a lightness at a predetermined/given number of drops per unit area of an image-receiving medium such that the lightness of each of the inks are substantially matched.11-06-2008
20100047537METHOD OF PRODUCING LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING PLATE - The present invention provides a method for producing a safe lithographic printing plate that exhibits an excellent developability and an excellent processing performance. The present invention also provides a method for producing a lithographic printing plate which enables single liquid processing and in which the obtained plate does not exhibit an impaired printing durability, does not exhibit a decline in printing durability even when the printing plate is stored after development before printing, and can inhibit the appearance of fingerprint scumming. A method of producing a lithographic printing plate is provided comprising: imagewise photoexposing a negative-working lithographic printing plate precursor that has an image-recording layer containing the (i), (ii), (iii), and (iv) described below on a hydrophilic support; and treating thereafter the imagewise-photoexposed negative-working lithographic printing plate precursor with an aqueous solution that has a pH of 8.5 to 10.8 and that contains a low molecular weight hydroxycarboxylic acid ion, a pH buffer, and a surfactant: 02-25-2010
20100047534LAMINATE COMPRISING A SUBSTRATE AND A BARRIER LAYER, AND A PROCESS FOR PREPARATION THEREOF - The invention relates to a laminate comprising two plastic films and in between a crystalline triazine layer, the laminate having a lamination strength of about 2 N/inch or more as measured in a 90 degree tensile testing at 30 mm/min. The laminate can be used for packaging, such as carton based fruit juice and diary products packaging; retortable packaging, displays and the like.02-25-2010
20130078435METHOD FOR MULTI-COLOR VEHICLE INTERIOR COMPONENTS AND COMPONENTS FORMED FROM THE METHOD - A trim component is provided herein, the trim component having: a first extruded TPO layer having a first show surface and a second backing surface; a second extruded TPO layer applied to the second backing surface of the first extruded TPO layer after the first extruded TPO layer is formed by an extrusion process, wherein a portion of the second extruded TPO layer is visible at the first show surface through a pattern cut in the first extruded TPO layer.03-28-2013
20130078433ACTINIC-RAY-SENSITIVE OR RADIATION-SENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION, AND RESIST FILM USING THE SAME, PATTERN FORMING METHOD, ELECTRONIC DEVICE MANUFACTURING METHOD, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE, EACH USING THE SAME - Provided are an actinic-ray-sensitive or a radiation-sensitive resin composition with greater residual film ratio and capable of suppressing pattern collapse and an occurrence of bridge defects after development, and a resist film, a pattern forming method, an electronic device manufacturing method, and an electronic device, each using the same. An actinic-ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition includes a resin (P) having a repeating unit (a) represented by following General Formula (I), a compound (B) represented by any of following General Formulae (B-1) to (B-3), and a solvent,03-28-2013
20130078434ACTINIC RAY-SENSITIVE OR RADIATION-SENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION, AND, RESIST FILM, PATTERN FORMING METHOD, ELECTRONIC DEVICE MANUFACTURING METHOD, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE, EACH USING THE SAME - An actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition of the present invention includes a resin (P) having a repeating unit (a) represented by following General Formula (I), a compound (B) generating organic acid by irradiation of actinic ray or radiation, and 1% by mass or more of a resin (C) which has at least one of a fluorine atom and a silicon atom and is different from the resin (P) with regard to total solids of the actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition,03-28-2013
20130078432PATTERN FORMING METHOD, ACTINIC RAY-SENSITIVE OR RADIATION-SENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION, RESIST FILM, METHOD FOR PREPARING ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The pattern forming method of the invention includes (i) forming a film using an actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition containing a resin (P) having a repeating unit (a) represented by the following general formula (I), a compound (B) capable of generating an organic acid upon irradiation with actinic rays or radiation, and a nitrogen-containing organic compound (NA) having a group capable of leaving by the action of an acid, (ii) exposing the film, and (iii) developing the film after the exposure using a developer including an organic solvent to form a negative type pattern,03-28-2013
20130078431COMPOSITION FOR LABEL BASE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING LABEL BASE, AND LABEL - The present invention relates to: a composition for label base containing a polyester resin having a repeating unit formed by condensation of an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid and an aliphatic diol; a method for producing a label base containing developing the composition for label base to form a solid image having a label shape, transferring the solid image onto a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer side of a release paper, and fixing the transferred solid image on the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer by heat and pressure application into a film shape; and a label containing the label base and a label image provided thereon obtained by transferring a toner image to the label base and fixing the transferred toner image to the label base by heat and pressure application03-28-2013
20130078430DECAL ASSEMBLY FOR REPAIRING OR REPLACING SIGNAGE AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF - A decal assembly designed and configured for repairing or replacing a sign comprises a decal, having a front side that incorporates a display and a back side that is coated with an adhesive, and one or more pieces of backing material covering and protecting the adhesive on the back side of the decal. To use the decal assembly, the backing material is peeled from the back side of the decal, the back side of the decal is aligned with, then pressed and adhered onto the front side of a sign that is to be repaired or replaced.03-28-2013
20100075117RELIEF PRINTING PLATE PRECURSOR FOR LASER ENGRAVING, METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME, RELIEF PRINTING PLATE OBTAINABLE THEREFROM, AND METHOD OF PRODUCING RELIEF PRINTING PLATE - A relief printing plate precursor for laser engraving, including a relief forming layer that includes a peroxide and a binder polymer, and includes a crosslinked structure.03-25-2010
20100075116SELF-ASSEMBLY OF BLOCK COPOLYMERS ON TOPOGRAPHICALLY PATTERNED POLYMERIC SUBSTRATES - Highly-ordered block copolymer films are prepared by a method that includes forming a polymeric replica of a topographically patterned crystalline surface, forming a block copolymer film on the topographically patterned surface of the polymeric replica, and annealing the block copolymer film. The resulting structures can be used in a variety of different applications, including the fabrication of high density data storage media. The ability to use flexible polymers to form the polymeric replica facilitates industrial-scale processes utilizing the highly-ordered block copolymer films.03-25-2010
20100075115DISPERSIONS OF POLYURETHANES, THEIR PREPARATION AND USE - The present invention provides aqueous dispersions comprising a pigment (B) at least partially enveloped by polyurethane (A) and further comprising at least one polymerization inhibitor (C), said polyurethane (A) being obtainable by reaction of 03-25-2010
20100075114MOLD FOR OPTICAL ELEMENT, HAVING NANOSTRUCTURE, MOLD FOR NANOSTRUCTURE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE MOLD, AND OPTICAL ELEMENT - This invention provides a method for manufacturing a mold for an optical element having a nanostructure of nano-order fine depressions and elevations on a surface of a substrate. The method includes: forming at least one etching transfer layer on the substrate, and forming a thin film for hemispherical fine particle formation on the etching transfer layer; forming multiple hemispherical island-shaped fine particles, with any of thermal-, photo- and gas reactions or combination thereof to cause any of aggregation, decomposition and nucleation functions of a material of the thin film; and forming a conical pattern on the fine surface of the substrate, by successively etching the etching transfer layer and the substrate with a reactant gas, using the multiple island-shaped fine particles as a protective mask, thereby manufacturing a mold for an optical element having fine depressions and elevations or a nanostructure mold face on the surface of the substrate.03-25-2010
20100075112ANTHRAPYRIDONE COMPOUND OR SALT THEREOF, MAGENTA INK COMPOSITION AND COLORED PRODUCT - The present invention relates to a novel anthrapyridone compound represented by the following formula (1) or a salt thereof and provides a magenta coloring matter having a very vivid hue suitable for inkjet recording, being strong in fastnesses of recorded matters, and having an excellent storage stability:03-25-2010
20100075113PROCESS FOR PREPARING TRANSLUCENT PAPER OR FILM FOR USE WITH DIGITAL PRINTERS AND PRODUCT - A method and system for conditioning transparent or translucent paper or film for use with digital printers includes the application of a primer coat to the paper or film that controls the hygroscopic characteristics of the paper or film followed by the application of a digital primer that enables the reception of ink or toner during printing thereon by a digital printer. Opaque markers, such as opaque strips, may also be formed on the sheet of paper or film to facilitate detection of the transparent or translucent sheet by sensors, such as “electronic eye” of the digital printer.03-25-2010
20100075119INK COMPOSITION, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, AND PRINTED MATERIAL - An ink composition is provided that includes (A), an N-vinyllactam, (B) another polymerizable compound, (C) a polymerization initiator, (D) a basic compound, and (E) an oil-soluble dye having an oxidation potential of equal to or higher than 1.0 V (vs. SCEs); wherein of the total weight of the N-vinyllactam (A) and the other polymerizable compound (B) not less than 65 wt % is a monofunctional polymerizable compound. There is also provided an inkjet recording method that includes a step of discharging the ink composition onto a recording medium and a step of curing the ink composition by irradiating the discharged ink composition with actinic radiation. There is also provided a printed material recorded by the inkjet recording method.03-25-2010
20090324903METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR LASER BEAM ALIGNMENT FOR SOLAR PANEL SCRIBING - A method is described for accurately positioning laser scribed lines in a thin top layer of material which overcoats one or more other lower layers in which lines have already been scribed for the purpose of making solar panels. This is accomplished by means of an optics unit that generates one or more laser beams in order to scribe one or more lines in the top layer on the panel. An alignment detector system is attached to the optics unit and the detector is displaced from the optics unit by a distance such that the detector measures the position of one of the scribes in the lower layers in the area of the panel that will be scribed at a subsequent time. A control and motion system accepts data from the alignment detector attached to the optics unit and uses the data to correct the relative position of the optics unit with respect to the panel in the direction perpendicular to the scribe direction in order to cause the laser scribed lines to be accurately placed with respect to lines already scribed in the lower layer. A motion system moves the panel with respect to the optics unit and the associated alignment detector such that the detector follows the path of one or more of the lines scribed in one of the lines scribed in one of the lower layers and measures the position of the line or lines over the full length while laser scribing of the top layer by the optics unit proceeds in a different area of the panel. The invention further comprises a laser ablation tool for carrying out the method as aforesaid.12-31-2009
20090305009PRINTED SUBSTRATE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FLOOR PANELS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING PRINTED SUBSTRATES - A printed substrate may be used for manufacturing floor panels that have at least a basic panel and provided thereon a top layer with a printed decor. The printed substrate may include a print. The print may include the printed decors of a plurality of the floor panels. The printed decors in the print may be grouped in stripes of similar tint.12-10-2009
20090202789Process for the Production of a Laminated Composite Product and a Composite Product made by the Lamination Process - The invention is directed to a process for the making of a product out of laminated composite material. The process in general comprises preforming at least one layer of material such that it corresponds to a surface of a part; applying layers of fibers to the preformed layer of material; and bonding the fibers by a resin to form a laminated composite material.08-13-2009
20100035027Tear and Sew Garment label and Method of Producing - A composite tag comprises a woven fabric substrate having a surface, a smooth, pliable urethane coating disposed on the surface of the substrate, a pressure or heat sensitive adhesive disposed on the urethane coating, and a face stock disposed on the adhesive.02-11-2010
20130084438PATTERN FORMING METHOD, ELECTRON BEAM-SENSITIVE OR EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET-SENSITIVE COMPOSITION, RESIST FILM, MANUFACTURING METHOD OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - There is provided a pattern forming method comprising (1) a step of forming a film by using an electron beam-sensitive or extreme ultraviolet-sensitive resin composition containing (A) a resin that contains a repeating unit having a partial structure represented by the specific formula and can decrease the solubility for a developer containing an organic solvent by the action of an acid, and (B) a compound capable of generating an acid upon irradiation with an electron beam or an extreme ultraviolet ray, (2) a step of exposing the film by using an electron beam or an extreme ultraviolet ray, and (4) a step of developing the exposed film by using an organic solvent-containing developer to form a negative pattern.04-04-2013
20130084439IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, INKJET PRINTING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - The use amount of clear ink is set to minimum the hue difference Δθs−d from each of the colors corresponding to input signal values. The use amount of the clear ink to provide the minimum hue difference Δθs−d is varied depending on the use amount of color ink used for the color corresponding to the input signal value. Then, a color conversion table having output values of the use amount and ink color data corresponding to the use amount is set. The color conversion in such a relationship is performed, whereby the bronzing color is recognized as a color close to the print color. As a result, undesired bronzing is lessened, so that degradation in image quality can be suppressed.04-04-2013
20130084436SIMPLE METHOD TO FABRICATE NANO-POROUS DIAMOND MEMBRANES - A method to fabricate nanoporous diamond membranes and a nanoporous diamond membrane are provided. A silicon substrate is provided and an optical lithography is used to produce metal dots on the silicon substrate with a predefined spacing between the dots. Selective seeding of the silicon wafer with nanodiamond solution in water is performed followed by controlled lateral diamond film growth producing the nanoporous diamond membrane. Back etching of the under laying silicon is performed to open nanopores in the produced nanoporous diamond membrane.04-04-2013
20130034706PATTERN FORMING METHOD, ACTINIC RAY-SENSITIVE OR RADIATION-SENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION, RESIST FILM, PRODUCTION METHOD OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The present invention relates to a pattern forming method comprising: 02-07-2013
20090104411Method of producing a folded honeycomb structure for a sandwich component and foldable sheet-like material - In a method of producing a folded honeycomb structure for a sandwich component a sheet-like material is provided. The sheet-like material comprises a softening temperature and is heated to at least the softening temperature in a region about predetermined folding lines. Then, the sheet-like material is folded along the heated region of the folding lines into the folded honeycomb structure.04-23-2009
20100062229Aligned single-walled carbon nanotube aggregate, bulk aligned single-walled carbon nanotube aggregate, powdered aligned single-walled carbon nanotube aggregate, and production method thereof - This invention intends to provide an aligned single-walled CNT aggregate and the like which can be produced easily and has a high specific surface area, in which individual CNTs are aligned and which has excellent shape processability due to low bulk density. The aligned single-walled CNT aggregate of this invention comprises a base material, catalyst particles with a density of 1×1003-11-2010
20120207984INKJET INK, METHOD FOR PREPARING SAME, INK CARTRIDGE CONTAINING SAME, IMAGE FORMING METHOD AND APPARATUS USING SAME, AND PRINT FORMED BY THE IMAGE FORMING METHOD - The inkjet ink includes a carbon black, a surfactant, water, and a water soluble organic solvent. The carbon black has a residue on sieve of from 0.1 ppm to 50 ppm, which is determined based on DIN ISO 787/18, and a statistical thickness surface area (STSA) of from 70 m08-16-2012
20130040113SCREEN PROTECTOR - A screen protector is revealed. The screen protector includes a transparent protection film, an ink layer and a glue layer. The transparent protection film is made from flexible material and having an outer surface and an adhesive surface. The ink layer is a frame being printed around a periphery of the adhesive surface of the transparent protection film. The glue layer is disposed over the ink layer. By the glue layer, the screen protector is attached to a periphery of a screen and the screen is covered by the transparent protection film. Moreover, the manufacturing of the screen protector is more efficient and economic. There is no blank left around the periphery of the screen. The screen protector makes the screen look better and prevents the screen from scratches.02-14-2013
20120263924Multi-Layer Films And Methods Of Forming Same - A multi-layer film having a first film layer being at least partially formed from a polymer (A) and a polymer (B) and a second film layer being at least partially formed from the polymer (A), the polymer (B), a polymer (C), and optionally an opacifying agent, wherein at least one of the polymer (A), the polymer (B) and the polymer (C) is synthetic and is at least partially derived from a renewable resource such that the multi-layer film has a bio-based content of about 10% to about 100% using ASTM D6866-10, method B. Methods of forming multi-layer films are also provided.10-18-2012
20090155549POLYMERIZABLE FLUORINE-CONTAINING COMPOUND AND TREATED SUBSTRATE HAVING A HYDROPHILIC REGION AND A WATER REPELLENT REGION - To provide a polymerizable fluorine-containing compound useful for producing a treated substrate having a hydrophilic region and a water repellent region, of which the contrast is high on its surface, without requiring a special apparatus, high energy light, or irradiation with light for a long time.06-18-2009
20090155545METHOD OF IMAGING IN CRYSTALLINE COLLOIDAL ARRAYS - A method of producing an image in the crystalline colloidal array is disclosed. The method includes providing an ordered array of particles received within a curable matrix composition; curing a first portion of the matrix composition, wherein the first cured portion diffracts radiation at a first wavelength; curing another portion of the matrix composition, wherein the other cured portion diffracts radiation at another wavelength; and exposing the array to radiation to exhibit an image.06-18-2009
20090155548MICROPOROUS MATERIALS SUITABLE AS SUBSTRATES FOR PRINTED ELECTRONICS - Provided is a microporous material including (a) a polyolefin matrix which is 30 to 80 weight percent high density polyolefin, (b) finely divided particulate filler distributed throughout the matrix including 10 to 30 weight percent or less of calcium carbonate, and (c) at least 35 percent by volume of a network of interconnecting pores communicating throughout the microporous material. The microporous material has a density ranging from 0.5 to 0.8 g/cc, a Sheffield smoothness of less than or equal to 40, a air flow rate of 1000 or more Gurley seconds, and MD stress at 1% strain of greater than or equal to 200 psi. Printed electronic devices prepared from the microporous material also are provided.06-18-2009
20100104825ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION OR THERMALLY SENSITIVE COMPOSITION - The present invention provides coating compositions comprising (i) a) a compound containing a free carbonyl group and b) a nucleophile or (ii) a compound containing a free carbonyl group, which compound is substituted with one or more nucleophilic groups. The present invention also provides a process for the preparation of these compositions, substrates coated with these compositions and a process for their preparation, a process for preparing marked substrates using these compositions, and marked substrates obtainable by the latter process.04-29-2010
20100104823Reactive composite material structures with multiple reaction-propagation circuits - Devices and components that can interact with or modify propagation of electromagnetic waves are provided. The design, fabrication and structures of the devices exploit the properties of reactive composite materials (RCM) and reaction products thereof.04-29-2010
20100104828Moulded Skin and Method for Production Thereof - A method is for production of a moulded skin. The method includes a) inserting a film into a clamping frame; b) moving a positive mould relative to the clamping frame for pre-shaping of the film; c) impressing an insert on a side of the film which is orientated away from the positive mould; d) moving the positive mould into a negative mould which corresponds at least in regions; and e) applying a low pressure from the negative mould in order to emboss at least one of a shape and a surface structure of the negative mould onto the film fitted with the insert.04-29-2010
20100104822Optical and metamaterial devices based on reactive composite materials - Devices and components that can interact with or modify propagation of electromagnetic waves are provided. The design, fabrication and structures of the devices exploit the properties of reactive composite materials (RCM) and reaction products thereof.04-29-2010
20100104829PROCESS FOR THICK FILM CIRCUIT PATTERNING - A process for patterning thick film electrically functional patterns using a photosensitive polymer layer. A tacky photosensitive layer is applied onto a substrate surface. The photosensitive layer is imaged with a pattern using actinic radiation, the exposed areas of the photosensitive layer become hardened and non-tacky. A subsequent application of a thick film composition sheet will cause the thick film to adhere to the remaining tacky areas. Upon peeling the sheet, a thick film print pattern will be produced. This step is followed by a processing profile prescribed by the thick film composition used which results in a pattern having electrically functional properties. The invention also extends to a process wherein a thick film composition is recovered from a used sheet.04-29-2010
20100104827PHOTOSENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION - A photosensitive resin composition is used that comprises a photosensitive silicone having a styryl group as a photosensitive group, and a photopolymerization initiator having a specific structure. As a result, a photosensitive resin composition capable of being cured in air by photopolymerization that is preferable for use as a buffer coat material or rewiring layer of an LSI chip, a method for forming a cured relief pattern using this photosensitive resin composition, and a semiconductor device comprising the cured relief pattern are provided.04-29-2010
20100104824DYNAMIC MULTI-PURPOSE COMPOSITION FOR THE REMOVAL OF PHOTORESISTS - Improved dry stripper solutions for removing one, two or more photoresist layers from substrates are provided. The stripper solutions comprise dimethyl sulfoxide, a quaternary ammonium hydroxide, and an alkanolamine, an optional secondary solvent and less than about 3 wt. % water and/or a dryness coefficient of at least about 1. Methods for the preparation and use of the improved dry stripping solutions are additionally provided. Advantageous solution methods are provided for the use of the novel stripper solutions to prepare an electronic interconnect structure by removing a plurality of resist layers to expose an underlying dielectric and related substrate without imparting damage to any of the underlying structure.04-29-2010
20100104826INKJETTABLE POLYMERIZABLE LIQUID CRYSTALLINE MIXTURE - A polymerizable mixture for ink jetting, having liquid crystalline phases comprising the following components:04-29-2010
20090324897GRAPHENE PATTERN AND PROCESS OF PREPARING THE SAME - Provided are a graphene pattern and a process of preparing the same. Graphene is patterned in a predetermined shape on a substrate to form the graphene pattern. The graphene pattern can be formed by forming a graphitizing catalyst pattern on a substrate, contacting a carbonaceous material with the graphitizing catalyst and heat-treating the resultant.12-31-2009
20100040840FILM FOR INSERT MOLDING AND RESIN-MOLDED ARTICLE USING THE SAME - A film for insert molding comprising a base material film and a hard coat layer provided on at least one surface of the base material film, wherein the hard coat layer is formed from an ionizing radiation curable resin containing a reactive monomer having a cyclo ring structure containing at least one kind of element selected from carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, and silicon. The hard coat layer of this film for insert molding has sufficient surface hardness, and can prevent cracks which are likely to be generated at the time of molding (it has superior anti-cracking property).02-18-2010
20100040839METHODS OF MAKING EMBOSSED LINER PANELS - Methods and apparatus for making an embossed thermoplastic liner panel for use as a textured interior liner of a cargo carrying vehicle.02-18-2010
20090142554Yellow Azo Dyes for Ink Jet Printing - A process for printing an image on a substrate by means of an ink-jet printer which comprises applying thereto a composition comprising a liquid medium and a mono-azo compound of Formula (1) and salts thereof:06-04-2009
20100143666REDOX ACTIVATED PATTERNING - A method of forming a target pattern using a redox activated surface is disclosed. The method includes patterning a redox agent on a template layer formed on a substrate, the template layer having a first oxidation state, wherein upon contact with the redox agent, the contacted portion of the template layer changes to a second oxidation state different than the first oxidation state, and a template pattern is formed from the portion of the template layer having either the first oxidation state or the second oxidation state, and exposing the substrate having the template pattern to a target material, wherein the target material selectively binds to the template pattern to form a target pattern.06-10-2010
20090130395Glazing - A method of providing a vehicle roof glazing with a printed region having pre-determined optical and/or thermal characteristics is disclosed. Preferably, the glazing forms part of the roof the vehicle, for example, by being a windscreen that extends into the roof, or by being a rooflight or roof glazing system. The region is printed with an ink and the glazing fired, such that the printed region appears semi-opaque after firing. Preferably, the printed region has lower optical and/or thermal transmission characteristics than an unprinted region of the glazing. The pigment loading and/or pigment colour may be used to determine the optical and/or thermal characteristics of the printed region.05-21-2009
20130084437Film Coatings Based on Polyalkylimine Condensation Polymers - Provided is a composition, preferably VOC-free, comprising the condensation product of a polyalkylimine and one or more amine-reactive molecules, and films coated with the condensation product. The coatings are applied to the films to provide a dried coating weight of less than 0.30 g/m04-04-2013
20130029114ALUMINUM ALLOY WELDED MEMBER - An aluminum alloy material is welded by performing friction stir welding to form a welded section in an aluminum alloy welded component. The aluminum alloy material contains Mg: 0.3-6.0% (mass %, hereinafter the same), Cu: 0.2% or less, Si: 0.1% or less, Fe: 0.1% or less, the balance being Al and inevitable impurities. Second phase particles dispersed in the aluminum alloy material have a grain size of 5 μm or less as observed with an optical microscopic. Because the second phase particles are homogeneously dispersed in a welded section equivalent portion of the aluminum alloy welded component as compared to other portions, variations in pit formation caused by etching during anodizing are reduced, thereby eliminating color tone variations in the anodized coating formed on the aluminum alloy welded component.01-31-2013
20130029113BLOCK COPOLYMER MATERIALS FOR DIRECTED ASSEMBLY OF THIN FILMS - Provided herein are methods of formulating and engineering block copolymer (BCP) systems for directed self-assembly (DSA) processes. In some embodiments, the methods involve engineering a BCP material based on the interaction parameter (χ) of the material and the surface and/or interaction energies of its constituent blocks. Also provided are novel block BCP materials that can be used in DSA techniques. In some embodiments, the BCP systems described herein have micro-phase separating blocks, with at least one block including multiple types of repeat units. Also provided are structures formed by DSA, including structures having a sub-20 nm dimension. Applications included nanolithography for semiconductor devices, fabrication of cell-based assays, nanoprinting, photovoltaic cells, and surface-conduction electron-emitter displays.01-31-2013
20130029112SECURITY ELEMENTS AND METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE - An apparatus is provided for magnetically imprinting indicia into a layer on an article, the layer comprising a composition in which magnetic or magnetisable particles are suspended. The apparatus comprises: a soft magnetisable sheet, having an outer surface arranged to face the article in use, and an opposing interior surface; and a permanent magnet, shaped such that its magnetic field contains perturbations giving rise to indicia. The permanent magnet is disposed adjacent the interior surface of the soft magnetisable sheet. The soft magnetisable sheet enhances the perturbations of the magnetic field of the permanent magnet such that when the layer to be imprinted is located adjacent the outer surface of the soft magnetisable sheet, the magnetic or magnetisable particles are oriented by the magnetic field to display the indicia.01-31-2013
20130029111POST-TREATMENT COMPOSITION FOR A DIGITALLY PRINTED IMAGE - A post-treatment composition for a digitally printed image includes a non-polar solvent and a non-ionic surfactant. The non-ionic surfactant is present in an amount ranging from about 0.5 wt % to about 20 wt % of a total weight of substrate used to form the digitally printed image. The post-treatment composition renders the digitally printed image deinkable.01-31-2013
20130029110Natural Cured Coating Composition, Product and Method of Producing the Same - Methods, products and a composition are provided which relate to non-toxic and biodegradable cured coatings. The cured coatings cure under ambient conditions with a reduced cure time, have no VOC emissions upon curing, and have little or no VOC emissions during curing.01-31-2013
20100068476Inkjet Printing - A single phase aqueous curable composition suitable for thermal inkjet printing comprises a mixture of curable materials, water in amounts in the range 10 to 30% of the weight of the compositions, and one or more co-solvents for the curable materials. Because the water content is relatively low, a drying step is not required before curing, increasing printing speeds. The composition has good performance and has good adhesion to a wide range of substrates including non-porous and semi-porous materials as well as porous materials.03-18-2010
20130089717METHOD FOR THE FABRICATION OF A STRUCTURE FROM AN ION GEL AND STRUCTURE FABRICATED THEREWITH - The invention relates to a method for the fabrication of structures from an ion gel. In particular, the invention relates to a method, wherein the structures are fabricated by way of ink jet printing technology, which comprises the following steps of 04-11-2013
20130089713ARTICLE PRINTED WITH INFRARED DYE - A printed article is disclosed including a substrate and printed data that is not visible to the unaided eye. The printed data includes a dye that fluoresces in the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum and a polyvinyl acetal binder. The weight ratio of the dye relative to the combined weight of the dye and binder is in a range of 0.001 to 0.025.04-11-2013
20130089716SPIN-ON CARBON COMPOSITIONS FOR LITHOGRAPHIC PROCESSING - The invention described herein is directed towards spin-on carbon materials comprising polyamic acid compositions and a crosslinker in a solvent system. The materials are useful in trilayer photolithography processes. Films made with the inventive compositions are not soluble in solvents commonly used in lithographic materials, such as, but not limited to PGME, PGMEA, and cyclohexanone. However, the films can be dissolved in developers commonly used in photolithography. In one embodiment, the films can be heated at high temperatures to improve the thermal stability for high temperature processing. Regardless of the embodiment, the material can be applied to a flat/planar or patterned surface. Advantageously, the material exhibits a wiggling resistance during pattern transfer to silicon substrate using fluorocarbon etch.04-11-2013
20130089714SURFACE DECORATION METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A surface decoration method in which an article for printing that serves as a underlayer is printed with a plurality of lines of ultraviolet curing ink in a row having spaces such that the underlayer is exposed.04-11-2013
20130089715ARTIFICIAL ELECTROMAGNETIC MATERIAL - An artificial electromagnetic material is provided. The artificial electromagnetic material includes at least one material sheet. Each material sheet includes a laminary substrate and a plurality of artificial microstructures attached to the substrate. The substrate is made from transparent material. Because the substrate is made from transparent material, therefore the artificial electromagnetic material is capable of generating responses to visible light wave and convergence, divergence, deflection of visible light wave and so on can be achieved.04-11-2013
20130052430Radial Lenticular Blending Effect - A method of integrating a radial zoom effect with a complementary radial image transition effect includes integrating the effects such that the two blended radial effects share a common center, and thereby share common displacement paths during the perceived transition. In addition to the visual appeal of the effect, the invention also resolves operational incompatibilities between the practice of commercial photography and the practice of lenticular printing. A lenticular product is formed in accordance with this method.02-28-2013
20100003468Method of forming microfined resist pattern - The present invention provides a pattern-producing method for fining a developed resist pattern without increasing the production cost or impairing the production efficiency seriously. This method comprises the step of bringing a resist pattern after development into contact with a treating solution preferably containing a nonionic surfactant for 60 seconds or more, so as to reduce the effective size of the resist pattern formed by the development. The present invention also provides a resist pattern fined by that method.01-07-2010
20110003123SENSITIZER/INITIATOR COMBINATION FOR NEGATIVE-WORKING THERMAL-SENSITIVE COMPOSITIONS USABLE FOR LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES - The radiation-sensitive composition and the negative working imageable element include a cationic IR absorber with tetraarylborate counteranion and an onium initiator with tetraarylborate counteranion. The use of these components provides high imaging sensitivity, good shelflife and high print run length.01-06-2011
20090305008SURFACE COLOR PATTERNING WHILE DRAWING POLYMER ARTICLES - Prepare an oriented polymer composition having a decorative appearance by a process including extruding an orientable polymer composition from an extruder, directing the orientable polymer composition through a calibrator and then drawing the orientable polymer composition, optionally through a drawing die, at a drawing temperature to form an oriented polymer composition wherein the process further includes disposing a colorant onto a surface of the oriented polymer composition prior to the calibrator, prior to the drawing die or both prior to a calibrator and prior to the drawing die in a pattern having a width of at least five millimeters and that preferably so that the colorant is at least partially located on a recessed portion of the resulting oriented polymer composition's surface and/or extends to a depth of at least one millimeter below the oriented polymer composition's surface.12-10-2009
20090305007SHELL FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MAKING SAME - The invention discloses a shell for portable electronic devices which includes a main body and an opaque ink layer. The main body is made of translucent material and includes an outer surface and an inner surface opposite to the outer surface. The opaque ink layer is coated on the inner surface of the main body except for a design area on the inner surface of the main body. Through masking, the design area may incorporate any desired decorative pattern such as a logo, a call id pattern, a message prompt pattern, a charging pattern or some other design. The design area is an area surrounded by the opaque ink layer and the inner surface is exposed through the design area. The invention also discloses a method for making the shell.12-10-2009
20090305006Printed product and method for the production thereof - The invention proposes a new printed product and a new production method and a new system for producing printed products which exploit weblogs and the blog articles contained therein as a source of news for conventional printed media. A decisive difference from known electronic products and corresponding methods in which blog articles or postings are made available online is that, according to the present invention, the blog articles are fed into the prepress stage in a novel manner and are processed there in order to be supplied to printing forme production following layout creation which is preferably automated depending on the printing method. The methods and systems according to the invention allow the blog articles or postings to be checked, categorized and assessed in such a manner that the actual amount of editing can be considerably reduced in the prepress area. This results in massive savings since a relevant editor is advantageously provided with a preferably precategorized preselection of blog articles, ideally in the form of ranking lists, by means of assessment methods and systems, which are described in more detail below, and optionally upstream checking methods and systems. The new method preferably uses postings by bloggers who have agreed to commercial use of their blog articles for publication in the printed product according to the invention and possible subsequent uses as part of an online registration and certification process via a blog portal. The legal certainty for the commercial operator of the blog portal and the producer of the new printed product is thus increased tremendously.12-10-2009
20090305005PRINTING INK - This invention relates to an ink-jet ink substantially free of water and volatile organic solvents comprising at least one monofunctional (meth)acrylate monomer, including phenoxyethyl acrylate; at least one monofunctional N-vinyl amide monomer, including N-vinyl caprolactam; at least one radical photoinitiator; and at least one colouring agent. The ink has a viscosity of less than 100 mPas at 25° C., and the molar ratio of the at least one monofunctional (meth)acrylate monomer to the at least one monofunctional N-vinyl amide monomer is from 1.0 to 6.0.12-10-2009
20090305004PROCESS FOR OBTAINING A POLYMER FILM FOR HIGH-RESOLUTION INKJET PRINTING, THE OBTAINED FILM, PRINTING SYSTEM AND METHOD - Process for improving the resolution of inkjet printing of polymer films comprising a base polymer according to which a copolymer additive comprising a polymer group A and a polymer group B is blended with the base polymer, group A having a lower surface tension than that of the base polymer and group B being compatible with the base polymer.12-10-2009
20090305003False inlay decoration and method for producing the same - A false inlay decoration is characterized in that a linear notch is formed in a surface of a base by laser processing; a first decoration face and a second decoration face are sectioned and formed by the linear notch; and a coating layer is formed on the inner surface of the linear notch.12-10-2009
20090117347DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus that includes a mask layer composed of transparent portions and opaque portions, the mask layer being superimposed over a pattern layer comprising light portions and dark portions. The mask layer can be moved relative to the pattern layer between a first position, whereby certain portions on the pattern layer are selectively obscured, and a second position whereby other portions on the pattern layer are selectively obscured. The mask layer can be moved relative to the second level by the movement of an actuating member coupled thereto as a function of ambient physical conditions. The ambient conditions may include, for example, temperature, pressure, humidity, acidity, voltage, fill level and the like.05-07-2009
20090117350Aqueous ink composition, method for detecting ink using same, ink jet recording apparatus, and recording - A method for detecting an aqueous ink composition contained in an ink container, the aqueous ink composition containing at least one reducing sugar, includes measuring the type or concentration of the reducing sugar contained in the aqueous ink composition, and determining the type or remaining amount of the aqueous ink composition on the basis of the result.05-07-2009
20130071632ULTRAVIOLET RAY-CURABLE RESIN COMPOSITION USED IN INKJET PRINTING AND OPTICAL ELEMENT OBTAINED USING SAME - Provided is a material suitable for an optical element, which can be applied by inkjet, has an ultraviolet curable characteristic, and yields a cured product excellent in transparency and hardness and having a refractive index of more than 1.5. Specifically, an optical element excellent in transparency and hardness and having a refractive index of more than 1.5 is obtained by preparing a resin composition including at least: (A) 5 to 45 mass % of a vinyl group-containing copolymer obtained by copolymerization of a divinyl aromatic compound; (B) 55 to 94 mass % of a liquid photocurable polyfunctional (meth)acrylate having two or more (meth)acryloyl groups; (C) 0.97 to 20 mass % of a photopolymerization initiator; and (D) 0.03 to 1 mass % of a surfactant, and applying the resin composition onto a support substrate by inkjet, followed by photocuring.03-21-2013
20130071630FIBROUS STRUCTURES DERIVED FROM RENEWABLE RESOURCES - Disclosed herein are co-formed fibrous structures that are composed of (a) a plurality of filaments that have a biobased content of at least about 25% and selected from the group consisting of polypropylene, polyethylene, polymethylpentene, polybutylene-1, polyisobutylene, ethylene propylene copolymer, ethylene propylene diene monomer copolymer or rubber, and mixtures thereof; and, (b) a solid additive including a cellulosic fiber. The solid additive is present in an amount of at least about 30 wt. %, based on the total weight of the fibrous structure. The co-formed fibrous structures of the invention can themselves be articles, such as, paper, fabrics, and absorbent pads.03-21-2013
20130071631Method For Forming A Metal-Plastic Composite And The Metal-Plastic Composite Made Thereby - Disclosed is a method for forming a metal-plastic composite which includes the steps of: a) activating a first surface of a metal substrate; b) applying an adhesive material on the first surface that has been activated to form an adhesive layer on the first surface; and c) placing the metal substrate together with the adhesive layer in a mold and injection molding a plastic material over the adhesive layer. A metal-plastic composite made by the method is also disclosed.03-21-2013
20090092800COMPOSITION FOR PREPARING MODIFIED POLYIMIDE/CLAY NANOCOMPOSITES AND PREPARATION METHOD OF MODIFIED POLYMIDE/CLAY NANOCOMPOSITES USING THE SAME - Example embodiments provide a composition for preparing modified polyimide/clay nanocomposites. The composition comprises a modified polyamic acid terminated with groups at both ends of the backbone and a layered clay compound. Example embodiments provide a method for preparing modified polyimide/clay nanocomposites using the composition. Polyimide/clay nanocomposites prepared by the method exhibit excellent thermal properties. Therefore, the polyimide/clay nanocomposites can find many useful applications as materials for next-generation substrates that are small in size and thickness and light in weight.04-09-2009
20090092802CURABLE COMPOSITION, NEGATIVE TYPE COLOR FILTER AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME - A curable composition and a negative type color filter including a compound represented by the following formula (1). A is a residue of a five-membered heterocyclic diazo component A-NH04-09-2009
20130059128TOUCH-ON-LENS DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present disclosure relates to a touch-on-lens (TOL) device and a method for manufacturing the same. The method includes forming a plastic layer and a touch layer; cutting the plastic layer and the touch layer; and filially laminating the plastic layer and the touch layer after cutting to a strengthened lens. The method can not only help keep good mechanical property but can also help improve the efficiency of mass production. Moreover, the present disclosure adopts a photoetching process to form a sensing pattern, thereby making the circuit thinner and beautifying the appearance.03-07-2013
20130059131Printing Process, Polymer and Ink - A process for ink jet printing an image on a substrate is described, which includes applying to the substrate a composition comprising a liquid medium, a pigment and a polymer comprising a chain of the Formula (1) or a salt thereof:03-07-2013
20130059130PHOTOPATTERNABLE IMAGING LAYERS FOR CONTROLLING BLOCK COPOLYMER MICRODOMAIN ORIENTATION - The present invention provides structures including a substrate, a crosslinked polymer film disposed over the substrate, and a patterned diblock copolymer film disposed over the crosslinked polymer film. The crosslinked polymer comprises a random copolymer polymerized from a first monomer, a second monomer, and a photo-crosslinkable and/or thermally crosslinkable third monomer, including epoxy-functional or acrylyol-functional monomers. Also disclosed are methods for forming the structures.03-07-2013
20130059129MOLDED SKIN AND METHOD OF PRODUCING A MOLDED SKIN - A molded skin includes a plastisol layer that is formed of a first plastisol having a first color. A plurality of plastisol splashes are introduced into the surface of the plastisol layer. The plurality of plastisol splashes are formed of a second plastisol having a second color different from the first color and have a median diameter that is less than about 200 μm. The molded skin provides a very durable optical effect that is achieved in a simple manner.03-07-2013
20130059127EPOXYBENZYL-TERMINATED POLY(ARYLENE ETHER)S, METHOD FOR PREPARATION THEREOF, AND CURABLE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING SAME - An epoxybenzyl-terminated poly(arylene ether) has the structure R-W-R wherein W is a divalent poly(arylene ether) residue terminated with phenolic oxygen atoms, and R is an epoxybenzyl group, wherein each occurrence of R is the same or different. The epoxybenzyl-terminated poly(arylene ether) is formed by reacting a peroxide-containing reagent with a vinybenzyl-terminated poly(arylene ether). Also disclosed is a curable composition including the epoxybenzyl-terminated poly(arylene ether)s, a curing promoter, and, optionally, an auxiliary epoxy resin. The curable composition is useful for the preparation of composites, and in particular, composites used in manufacturing printed circuit boards.03-07-2013
20110039079STRUCTURED SUBSTRATE GLASS FOR LED'S AND METHOD FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF - A composite material designed as a substrate glass for LED's is provided. The composite material includes a structured coating made of a hybrid polymer matrix that contains nanoparticles made of an oxide.02-17-2011
20110014438ACTIVE ENERGY RAY-CURABLE INK COMPOSITION AND PRINTED MATTER - Disclosed is an active energy ray-curable ink composition comprising a coloring agent, a binder resin, and a radically polymerizable varnish and/or a radically polymerizable monomer as main components. The coloring agent is a modified pigment wherein the surface of a pigment (A) is provided with a polymer (P) which is obtained by polymerizing a polymer (B), which is soluble in nonaqueous solvents, with at least one polymerizable unsaturated monomer (C), which is originally soluble in nonaqueous solvents but becomes insoluble or poorly soluble after polymerization. Also disclosed is a printed matter which has a coating film obtained by curing and drying the active energy ray-curable ink composition.01-20-2011
20110014437TRANSPARENT ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE LAYER, A PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE LAYER AND ITS USE - Transparent, electrically conductive layer, a process for producing the layer and its use, wherein the layer is based on at least one compound of the formula 101-20-2011
20110014436METHODS FOR FORMING HYDROGELS ON SURFACES AND ARTICLES FORMED THEREBY - Methods for forming hydrogels on substrates, including patterned hydrogels. One method comprises providing at least one nanoscopic tip, coating the tip with at least one ink composition, and depositing the ink composition onto at least one substrate, wherein the ink composition comprises at least one hydrogel precursor, the hydrogel precursor adapted to form a hydrogel. The precursor can be converted to the hydrogel after patterning. The ink composition can comprise at least two polymers and can be functionalized. The amount of the polymers and the amount of functionalization can be tuned. Also provided are articles formed from the methods, methods for using the articles, ink compositions and related kits.01-20-2011
20110014435Process for Printing an Image, Composition and Compound - A process for printing an image on a substrate, the process comprising applying to the substrate an ink composition which comprises a liquid medium and a compound selected from the group consisting of compounds of Formula (101-20-2011
20120308785INKJET INK, INK CARTRIDGE, INKJET RECORDING APPARATUS, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, AND PRINT - An inkjet ink including an aqueous medium including water; and a water-soluble organic solvent; a resin-covered pigment which is dispersed in the aqueous medium and which is prepared by an acid deposition method; and a surfactant-treated pigment which is dispersed in the aqueous medium and which is prepared by treating a pigment with a nonionic surfactant. The inkjet ink has a pH in a range of from 8.5 to 10.5.12-06-2012
20090297791PATTERNING NANOTUBES WITH VAPOR DEPOSITION - A process for the modification of carbon-containing substrates, including 1-dimensional nanowire and nanofiber structures. In the process, polymeric material is deposited on a surface of the carbon containing-substrates using physical vapor deposition. The deposition process may be carried out under controlled conditions to produce a variety of useful modifications, including modifications at discrete intervals, as well as functional modifications. Also disclosed are carbon fibers, carbon nanowires, carbon nanotubes and nano-hybrid structures made by the modification processes of the present invention.12-03-2009
20090291270Graphene-based structure, method of suspending graphene membrane, and method of depositing material onto graphene membrane - An embodiment of a method of suspending a graphene membrane across a gap in a support structure includes attaching graphene to a substrate. A pre-fabricated support structure having the gap is attached to the graphene. The graphene and the pre-fabricated support structure are then separated from the substrate which leaves the graphene membrane suspended across the gap in the pre-fabricated support structure. An embodiment of a method of depositing material includes placing a support structure having a graphene membrane suspended across a gap under vacuum. A precursor is adsorbed to a surface of the graphene membrane. A portion of the graphene membrane is exposed to a focused electron beam which deposits a material from the precursor onto the graphene membrane. An embodiment of a graphene-based structure includes a support structure having a gap, a graphene membrane suspended across the gap, and a material deposited in a pattern on the graphene membrane.11-26-2009
20090130399Water-Soluble Azo Compound, Ink Composition and Colored Article - The present invention relates to a water-soluble azo compound represented by the following formula (1)05-21-2009
20090269554BAKEABLE LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING PLATES WITH A HIGH RESISTANCE TO CHEMICALS - A singe- or multilayer lithographic printing plate precursor comprises on a substrate a radiation-sensitive coating that comprises a copolymer soluble or dispersible in aqueous alkaline solution and comprising (meth)acryl recurring units, imide recurring units, and amide recurring units derived from corresponding ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable monomers; the copolymer provides increased chemical resistance for the lithographic printing plate precursors which can be negatively or positively working.10-29-2009
20090269558METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING SMALL STRUCTURES - The present invention relates to a method for producing small structures includes: depositing a mask on a surface of a substrate; and evaporating a source material under such evaporation condition performed at such pressure to form a layer onto both a shadowed surface area and a non-shadowed surface area of the mask and the substrate.10-29-2009
20090269557METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING OF A FIBRE REINFORCED LAMINATE AND OF A LATERALLY EXTENDED MATERIAL WHICH HAS IN A FIRST LATERAL DIRECTION A GREATER STIFFNESS THAN IN A SECOND LATERAL DIRECTION - A method for manufacturing of a fibre reinforced laminate is provided that includes building up a part of the laminate to a determined thickness using at least one layer of fibre material placing a laterally extended layer on top of the partially completed laminate, the layer having in a first lateral direction a greater stiffness than in a second lateral direction and having in the first lateral direction a greater stiffness than the other layers constituting the laminate, building up a new part of the laminate to a determined thickness, and in case the thickness of the laminate built up pursuant is not as large as a desired thickness of the completed laminate, repeating steps placing a laterally extended layer and the building up a new part until the thickness of the laminate built up is equal to the desired thickness of the completed laminate.10-29-2009
20090269556HOUSING, ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE HOUSING, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A housing for an electronic device includes a thin film defining an outer surface having a plurality of impressions, and an inner surface positioned opposite to the outer surface, a decorative coating attached to the inner surface of the thin film; and a substrate attached to the decorative coating. A method for manufacturing the housing and an electronic device using the housing are also disclosed.10-29-2009
20090269555SURFACE NANOPATTERNING - A method for producing, and a product having, a surface nanopattern, wherein the method comprises the steps of: obtaining a substrate with a smooth surface; acquiring a self-assembling monolayer precursor, wherein the precursor includes an inducible, usually photocatalytically, active region and a substrate attachment region; mixing a plurality of the self-assembling monolayer precursors with the substrate to produce a self-assembled monolayer having an exposed surface comprising the inducible active regions and anchored to the substrate smooth surface by the substrate attachment regions; obtaining a path-directable nanoparticle; contacting the path-directable nanoparticle with the exposed surface at an interface area; exposing the exposed surface contacted with the path-directable nanoparticle to an inducing event, usually exposure to light, thereby chemically altering the inducible active regions and producing a detectable state in the interface area on the exposed surface; and applying a force of variable magnitude and direction in the plane of the surface to the contacted path-directable nanoparticle to produce movement of the contacted nanoparticle over the exposed surface thereby extending the detectable state interface area into a detectable trace over the exposed surface to produce the nanopatterened surface.10-29-2009
20090269553ACID DYES - Compounds of the general formula (I)10-29-2009
20090068416Process for Coating a Substrate with a Coating Precursor Forming a Coating as a Product of Ester Condensation and Products Coated with Such Coating Precursor - A process is provided for coating a surface of a substrate using a coating precursor comprising a reactive mixture which is reacted to form a coating as a product of ester condensation. The reactive mixture includes a monomer mixture comprising at least one polyhydric alcohol and a reactant selected from the group consisting of at least one organic polyacid; at least one organic anhydride; and combinations thereof. Alternatively, the reactive mixture comprises a prepolymer formed from the monomer mixture; a combination of the prepolymer and the monomer mixture; or a combination of the prepolymer and reactants such as polyhydric alcohol, organic polyacid, organic anhydride, and combinations thereof.03-12-2009
20120225263CURABLE COMPOSITION FOR IMPRINTS, PATTERNING METHOD AND PATTERN - A curable composition for imprints, containing (A1) a polymerizable compound having at least one of a fluorine atom and a silicon atom, (A2) a polymerizable compound having an aromatic group and (B) a photopolymerization initiator, exhibits good patternability in repeated pattern transferring and solvent resistance.09-06-2012
20120225262WEB SUBSTRATES HAVING WIDE COLOR GAMUT INDICIA PRINTED THEREON - A web substrate having indicia having X colors disposed thereon is disclosed. The indicia are disposed upon the web substrate by a contact printing system adapted to print the X colors upon the web substrate utilizing X-Y printing components. X and Y are whole numbers, 01. Each of the X colors is defined by L*a*b* color values defined by CIELab coordinate values disposed inside the boundary described by a system of equations.09-06-2012
20120225260WEB SUBSTRATES HAVING WIDE COLOR GAMUT INDICIA PRINTED THEREON - A web substrate having indicia having a unique color gamut expressed by a difference in L*a*b* color values is disclosed.09-06-2012
20130065028INK FOR INKJET RECORDING, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, INKJET RECORDING DEVICE, AND INK RECORDING MATERIAL - An ink for inkjet recording includes water; a hydrosoluble organic solvent; a surface active agent; a coloring agent; and at least one of a hydrosoluble resin, a resin emulsion, and a resin-coated pigment. The ratio of the hydrosoluble organic solvent in the ink to the ink is from 40% to less than 50% by weight. The hydrosoluble organic solvent comprises components A, B, and C. The content ratio of component A relative to the ink is from 5% to less than 10% by weight; the content ratio of the component B is from 5% to less than 30% by weight; and the content ratio of a hydrosoluble organic solvent having an equilibrium moisture content of 20% by weight or less at 23° C. and 80% RH as the component C is from 10% to less than 30% by weight.03-14-2013
20130065027INK SET FOR FORMING MULTILAYER, INK JET RECORDING METHOD, AND PRINTED MATERIAL - An ink set for forming a multilayer of the present invention includes a group of coloring ink compositions which include a yellow, a magenta, a cyan and a black ink composition, and a clear ink composition, wherein each of the coloring ink compositions contain a (component A) radical polymerizable compound, a (component B) radical polymerization initiator and a (component D) coloring agent, and the component A contains a (component A-1) N-vinyl compound and a (component A-2) specific ethylenic unsaturated compound (CTFA), the clear ink composition contains a (component A) radical polymerizable compound, a (component B) acylphosphine oxide-based photoinitiator and a (component C) surfactant, and the relation of 0.1≦(Y/X)<1 is satisfied when the content of the radical polymerization initiator in the clear ink composition is X, the content of the radical polymerization initiator in the magenta ink composition is Y.03-14-2013
20130065026METHOD FOR PREPARING COMPOSITE MATERIALS - A method for preparing composite structure self-assemblies. Structural segments are formed, which connect to each other through binder material. The structural segments are combined with the binder material to produce structural segments having the binder adhered thereto. The structural segments are combined to a form a composite structure through self-assembly, where the structural segments join to each other through said binder.03-14-2013
20130065030Dispersion, process for preparing a dispersion and ink jet printing ink - A process for preparing a dispersion of encapsulated solid particles in a liquid medium is described, which includes providing a dispersion comprising solid particles, a liquid medium and a polymer comprising at least one repeat unit of the Formula (1) or a salt thereof:03-14-2013
20130065029INK SET FOR FORMING MULTIPLE LAYERS, INK JET RECORDING METHOD, AND PRINTED MATERIAL - An ink set for forming multiple layers comprising a colored ink composition comprising a yellow ink composition, a magenta ink composition, a cyan ink composition, and a black ink composition, and a white ink composition, each ink composition comprising (Component A) a radically polymerizable compound and (Component B) a radical polymerization initiator, Component A above comprising (Component A-1) an N-vinyl compound and (Component A-2) a compound represented by Formula (a-2) below, and when the content of the radical polymerization initiator in the white ink composition is X and the content of the radical polymerization initiator in the magenta ink composition is Y, Expression (1) below being satisfied03-14-2013
20130065025SUBSTRATE HAVING ANIMATED FLASHING FIGURE, APPLICATION THEREOF AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THE SAME - A substrate having animated flashing figures, applications thereof, and a manufacturing method of the same are revealed. A reflective film with an electroplated layer on a surface is covered over the base material. Then at least two figures are printed on the reflective film to form a printed layer. The figures are cut into strips and then the strips are arranged alternatively. Finally, a surface grating layer is arranged over the printed layer. Through the combination of the reflective film, the printed layer formed by staggered strips of the figures, and the surface grating layer, figures on a surface of the substrate show an animated flashing effect. The substrate can be applied to various products such as containers, trays, eyeglass frames, watch bands, etc.03-14-2013
20090191387CIRCUIT MATERIALS WITH IMPROVED BOND, METHOD OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF, AND ARTICLES FORMED THEREFROM - A circuit subassembly, comprising: a conductive layer, a dielectric layer formed from a thermosetting composition, wherein the thermosetting composition comprises, based on the total weight of the thermosetting composition a polybutadiene or polyisoprene resin, about 30 to about 70 percent by weight of a magnesium hydroxide having less than about 1000 ppm of ionic contaminants, and about 5 to about 15 percent by weight of a nitrogen-containing compound, wherein the nitrogen-containing compound comprises at least about 15 weight percent of nitrogen; and an adhesive layer disposed between and in intimate contact with the conductive layer and the dielectric layer, wherein the adhesive comprises a poly(arylene ether), wherein the circuit subassembly has a UL-94 rating of at least V-1.07-30-2009
20130164506APPARATUS FOR THE SELECTIVE SEPARATION OF TWO LAYERS OF MATERIAL USING AN ULTRASHORT PULSE SOURCE OF ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION - A direct-write apparatus and end use device for selective separation of at least one layer of material from another layer of material at the interface between them using a beam of electromagnetic radiation from an ultrashort pulse source is disclosed.06-27-2013
20130164505Purple Solder Proof Ink Composition, Purple Printed Circuit Board and Process for Preparing the Same - Disclosed are a purple solder proof ink composition for printing circuit board, a process for preparing a purple printed circuit board, and a purple printed circuit board.06-27-2013
20090258198INK COMPOSITION FOR INK JET RECORDING, RECORDING METHOD AND RECORDED MATTER - There is provided an ink composition for ink jet recording that, even on printing paper for running-on, can realize excellent gloss and good color reproduction and, at the same time, is excellent in ejection stability and recovery from clogging. The ink composition for ink jet recording comprises at least a colorant, water, an alkanediol, and a surfactant, wherein the alkanediol comprises a water soluble 1,2-alkanediol and a slightly water soluble 1,2-alkanediol, and the surfactant is a polyorganosiloxane.10-15-2009
20110020617PHOTOCURABLE COMPOSITION AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING MOLDED PRODUCT HAVING FINE PATTERN ON ITS SURFACE - To provide a photocurable composition whereby it is possible to obtain a cured product provided with both release property and high refractive index, and a process whereby it is possible to produce a molded product having a high refractive index and having on its surface a fine pattern having a reverse pattern of a mold precisely transferred.01-27-2011
20110020616Method of Determining Overlay Error and a Device Manufacturing Method - A method of determining an overlay error in a set of superimposed patterns. The patterns are divided into two and a first part of the pattern has a bias of d+s/2 between the first layer and second layer. A second part of the pattern has a bias of d−s/2 between the first and second layer. The two parts of the pattern are of equal size. To eliminate a particular harmonic s is chosen to be T/(2n) where T is the period of the pattern and n is a positive integer.01-27-2011
20090239045CHARGE-TRANSPORTING VARNISH FOR SPRAY OR INK JET APPLICATION - Disclosed is a charge-transporting varnish containing a charge-transporting organic material, a good solvent, at least one poor solvent with high leveling properties, and at least one volatile poor solvent. The charge-transporting organic material is composed of a charge-transporting material consisting of a charge-transporting monomer or a charge-transporting oligomer having a number average molecular weight of 200 to 5000, or alternatively composed of such a charge-transporting material and an electron-accepting dopant material or a hole-accepting dopant material. This charge-transporting varnish enables to form a uniform and smooth charge-transporting thin film by a spray method or an ink jet method on an exposed electrode portion such as ITO or IZO of a substrate on which a structure of a simple or complicated pattern is formed beforehand.09-24-2009
20090239044INK FOR RECORDING, AND INK CARTRIDGE, INK RECORDED MATTER, INKJET RECORDING APPARATUS AND INKJET RECORDING METHOD USING THE SAME - There is provided an ink for recording, which contains: a coloring agent; a water-dispersible resin; a wetting agent; a surfactant; and water, wherein a total solid content of the coloring agent and the water-dispersible resin is 10% by mass to 30% with respect to a total mass of the ink, a ratio B/C is 0.1 to 1.6 where B is a solid content of the coloring agent in the ink, and C is a solid content of the water-dispersible resin in the ink, a viscosity of the ink is 5 mPa·s to 20 mPa·s at 25° C., and a surface tension of the ink is 35 mN/m or less.09-24-2009
20090239042Material Assisted Laser Ablation - This invention provides photoablation—based processing techniques and materials strategies for making, assembling and integrating patterns of materials for the fabrication of electronic, optical and opto-electronic devices. Processing techniques of the present invention enable high resolution and/or large area patterning and integration of porous and/or nano- or micro-structured materials comprising active or passive components of a range of electronic devices, including integrated circuits (IC), microelectronic and macroelectronic systems, microfluidic devices, biomedical devices, sensing devices and device arrays, and nano- and microelectromechanical systems.09-24-2009
20090035532CONDUCTIVE LAMINATE - A conductive multilayer stack (02-05-2009
20090233064INK SET, METHOD FOR PRODUCING INK JET RECORDED MATTER ON FABRIC AND INK JET RECORDED MATTER ON FABRIC - There are provided an ink set including an ink composition having excellent color developability, ejection stability, and fixity and a pigment fixer having excellent abrasion resistance and dry-cleaning resistance; a method for producing an ink jet recorded matter with the ink set, the ink jet recorded matter having excellent color developability, ejection stability, abrasion resistance, and dry-cleaning resistance; and an ink jet recorded matter obtained by the method.09-17-2009
20090233063LIQUID COMPOSITION FOR MAKING PIGMENT FIXED, INK SET, METHOD FOR PRODUCING INK JET RECORDED MATTER ON FABRIC AND INK JET RECORDED MATTER ON FABRIC - There are provided a liquid composition for making pigment fixed having a high resistance to rubbing and a good dry-cleanability; an ink set including the liquid composition for making pigment fixed and an ink composition excellent in terms of color intensity, discharge stability, and adhesiveness; and a method for producing ink-jet-recorded matter on a fabric having a high resistance to rubbing and good dry-cleanability using the liquid composition for making pigment fixed and the ink composition.09-17-2009
20090233061IMAGE RECORDING METHOD, INK SET, RECORDED MATERIAL - A method of recording an image by applying an aqueous ink by an inkjet method, comprising: forming a blocking layer on a recording medium, the blocking layer comprising a polymer component and being capable of blocking permeation of a solvent in the aqueous ink into the recording medium; forming a fixation layer on the blocking layer, the fixation layer comprising resin particles and a material that fixes a component in the aqueous ink; and recording an image by applying the aqueous ink onto the fixation layer by an inkjet method, the aqueous ink comprising a pigment, resin particles, water-soluble organic solvent and water, wherein the glass transition temperature of the resin particles in the aqueous ink (Tgi) and the glass transition temperature of the resin particles in the fixation layer (Tgc) satisfy the relationship of Tgi≦Tgc.09-17-2009
20090233060Camouflage and similar patterns and techniques for creating such patterns - Camouflage and other patterns and techniques for creating and using such patterns are disclosed. Many of the disclosed patterns and pattern-creation techniques avoid creating the “black blob” effect that renders many existing camouflage patterns ineffective at a distance. Certain disclosed patterns have elements that cause the patterns to look non-distinct up close, but to appear more defined when viewed at a distance. Clothing, guns, vehicles, and other articles having such a pattern may better blend with the surrounding environment both close up and when viewed at a distance. An exemplary pattern comprises single-color shapes sized and/or having other characteristics such that, when viewed from a distance, the single-color shapes form groupings that appear to be larger distinct shapes rather than a blobbed together single color or uniform pattern. When viewed from a distance, for example, a camouflage pattern may look like a combination of leaves, trees, rocks, or natural elements.09-17-2009
20090233059Pigment dispersion, method for producing pigment dispersion, water-based ink composition comprising pigment dispersion, ink jet recording method using ink composition and ink jet recorded matter using ink composition - A water-based ink composition that has high ejection stability even when it is used in an ink jet recording method that involves a high driving frequency and that can achieve high-resolution printing, a pigment dispersion for use in the water-based ink composition, and a method for producing the pigment dispersion are provided. Moreover, an inkjet recording method and a recorded matter using the water-based ink composition are provided.09-17-2009
20090233058Carbon nanotube structure and method for producing the same - An arbitrary three-dimensional shaped structure which is integrally formed with only carbon nanotubes having desired physical properties and electrical properties, and anisotropy, and a method for producing the same are disclosed. The carbon nanotube structure is constituted of a carbon nanotube aggregate comprising plural carbon nanotubes oriented in the same direction, wherein the carbon nanotube has weight density of 0.1 g/cm09-17-2009
20090233057ELECTROHYDRODYNAMIC PRINTING AND MANUFACTURING - An stable electrohydrodynamic filament is obtained by causing a straight electrohydrodynamic filament formed from a liquid to emerge from a Taylor cone, the filament having a diameter of from 10 nm to 100 μm. Such filaments are useful in electrohydrodynamic printing and manufacturing techniques and their application in liquid drop/particle and fiber production, colloidal deployment and assembly, and composite materials processing.09-17-2009
20090233056Polypropylene Laminate Wallcovering - The present invention provides a wallcovering comprising a laminate of three layers including: (1) a scrim backing layer, (2) a specially formulated, oriented polypropylene (OPP) film forming a substrate layer that is printable, and (3) a UV Cured Clear Coating or an oriented polypropylene film as a top layer forming a top layer.09-17-2009
20090233065INK JET TREATMENT LIQUID, INK JET RECORDING METHOD, AND RECORDED MATTER - An ink jet treatment liquid contains a cationic polyurethane and a polyamine and/or a polyamine derivative.09-17-2009
20090233062PIGMENT COMPOSITION, INK COMPOSITION, PRINTED ARTICLE, INKJET RECORDING METHOD AND POLYALLYLAMINE DERIVATIVE - The present invention provides: a pigment composition that includes at least (A) a polyallylamine derivative including at least 1% to 50% by mol of a structural unit represented by Formula (1-09-17-2009
20090047484Ink composition - An ink composition at least comprising water and a colorant, and further comprising 0.01% by weight or more of lithium ions based on the total weight of the ink composition, wherein at least one type of glycol ether represented by the following formula 1 is contained:02-19-2009
20090047483THIN-LAYER REINFORCEMENT MEMBER - The present invention provides a thin-layer reinforcement member which enhances the mechanical characteristics, such as tensile strength and tear propagation strength, of a to-be-reinforced base substance that is thin, lightweight, and flexible, while maintaining the characteristics of the base substance, such as the thickness, weight, and flexibility. A thin-layer reinforcement member (02-19-2009
20120114914Modular Textile System - A method of making a modular textile system includes dividing a textile web having a length and a width into a plurality of tile areas including a first tile area, a second tile area, and a third tile area. The textile web includes a plurality of discrete design zones positioned along the width of the textile web. A first design zone includes a motif and a second design zone does not include the motif. The textile web is divided so that the first design zone is apportioned between the first tile area and the second tile area, and the second design zone is apportioned between the second tile area and the third tile area.05-10-2012
20090017270DISC HAVING RELIEF PATTERN AND TRANSPRINT METHOD THEREOF - A disc having a relief pattern and a transprint method thereof are provided. The transprint method for transprinting the relief pattern on a substrate of the disc includes the following steps. First, a transprint template is provided. A first surface of the transprint template has a complementary pattern corresponding to the relief pattern. Next, a pattern layer is formed on the substrate. Then, the transprint template is placed on and covers the pattern layer until the first surface of the transprint template closely contacts a second surface of the pattern layer, so that the relief pattern is formed on the second surface. Afterward, the pattern layer is cured by irradiation. Later, the transprint template is removed for exposing the second surface with the relief pattern.01-15-2009
20120231232Build Material and Applications Thereof - In one aspect, build materials operable for use in 3D printing systems are described herein. In some embodiments, a build material comprises an oligomeric curable material, a reactive component that is solid at 25° C., and at least one diluent, wherein the reactive component comprises at least one chemical moiety that is polymerizable with a chemical moiety contained in the oligomeric curable material and/or the at least one diluent.09-13-2012
20090011199Fluorine-Containing Compound, Fluorine-Containing Polymer, Negative-Type Resist Composition, and Patterning Process Using Same - Disclosed is a fluorine-containing unsaturated carboxylic acid represented by formula (1),01-08-2009
20100086751IMAGING ELEMENT FOR USE AS A RECORDING ELEMENT AND PROCESS OF USING THE IMAGING ELEMENT - The invention relates to an imaging element and a method of using the imaging element to form a recording element. The imaging element includes a composition sensitive to actinic radiation at a first wavelength and a photoluminescent tag that is responsive to radiation at a second wavelength different from the first wavelength. The photoluminescent tag can be used to authenticate the identity of the element, provide information about the element, and/or to establish one or more conditions in a device used to prepare the recording element from the imaging element.04-08-2010
20130164504Elastic Bands with Hidden Messages - A band capable of being stretched includes a first indicia being positioned on a first portion of the band and being in a readily recognizable form only when the band is in a stretched condition, such form changing to an un-recognizable form when the band is in an un-stretched position. In addition, the band may further include a second indicia being positioned on a second portion of the band and being in a readily recognizable form when the band is in an un-stretched position.06-27-2013
20120237739PLASTICS MATERIAL DECORATIVE PART - The present invention is related to a plastics material decorative part, a Plastics material decorative part, preferably for a motor vehicle, comprising: a surface having a first region in which the surface is provided with a high-gloss finish, and having a second region which is formed as a portion of the first region, a decoration, which is provided in the second region and applied by hot stamping to the surface provided with a high-gloss finish.09-20-2012
20120237738PRINTED ARTICLE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING PRINTED ARTICLE - A printed article includes a base material, a first printed layer, a second printed layer, and a third printed layer. The first printed layer is printed with a first ink in a first area of the base material. The second printed layer is printed with a second ink in a second area different from the first area of the base material. The second ink is different in a property or function from the first ink and having a color difference with respect to the first ink. The third printed layer is printed with a third ink, and covers or fills a boundary between the first printed layer and the second printed layer, and has a color difference with respect to the first printed layer and the second printed layer.09-20-2012
20120237737METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING APPARATUS INCLUDING DISPLAY SHEET AND APPARATUS INCLUDING DISPLAY SHEET - A method for assembling an apparatus including a display sheet having a non-transparent part in at least a part of the display sheet, has a bonding step of bonding the display sheet to a housing. The bonding step has a first step of attaching the display sheet to the housing via a UV curable adhesive, and a second step of causing an ultraviolet light emitting apparatus to irradiate, from an external surface side of the display sheet. The display sheet is attached to the housing with ultraviolet light after the first step so that the ultraviolet light passes through at least a part of the non-transparent part of the display sheet and cures the UV curable adhesive.09-20-2012
20110027543POLYURETHANE RESINS FOR LAMINATING INKS - A polyurethane resin which is particularly suitable for use in printing inks for laminating packaging applications is described. The polyurethane resin maintains its lamination bond strength before and after the laminate printed with the ink containing the polyurethane resin is subjected to sterilization conditions. Laminates which maintain a printed image and their structural integrity after sterilization are also described.02-03-2011
20090142555Ink set for ink jet recording and method for ink jet recording - There is provided an ink set for ink jet recording, which can realize lightfastness and waterfastness and, at the same time, can realize good images, especially images having a good hue. The ink set for ink jet recording comprises a cyan ink composition, a magenta ink composition, and a yellow ink composition, wherein the cyan ink composition comprises as a colorant at least one pigment selected from the group consisting of C.I. Pigment Blue 15:3 and C.I. Pigment Blue 15:4, the magenta ink composition comprises as a colorant at least one pigment selected from group consisting of C.I. Pigment Red 122, C.I. Pigment Red 202, C.I. Pigment Red 209, and C.I. Pigment Violet 19, and the yellow ink composition comprises as a colorant C.I. Pigment Yellow 213.06-04-2009
20120076993DOOR, METHOD OF MAKING DOOR, AND STACK OF DOORS - A door, method of making a door, and stack of doors includes providing a door having front and back skins that have differing, but complementary profiles, one for the front side of the door and one for the back side of the door where each allows and fits onto the other, while still providing direct contact in the stile and rail zones of the door permitting conventional door layup practices.03-29-2012
20090029118METHOD OF MULTI-STAGE SUBSTRATE ETCHING AND TERAHERTZ OSCILLATOR MANUFACTURED USING THE SAME METHOD - A method of multi-stage substrate etching and a terahertz oscillator manufactured by using the method are provided. The method comprises the steps of forming a first mask pattern on any one surface of a first substrate, forming a hole by etching the first substrate using the first mask pattern as an etching mask, bonding, to the first substrate, a second substrate having the same thickness as a depth to be etched, forming a second mask pattern on the second substrate bonded, forming a hole by etching the second substrate using the second mask pattern as an etching mask, and removing an oxide layer having the etching selectivity between the first substrate and the second substrate, whereby the etched bottom is made uniformly even in a deep step, the edge curvature is minimized, and a T-shape is prevented from being formed on the etched wall face to thereby improve the etching quality. Further, the etching depth is previously controlled by lapping or polishing, the upper and lower substrates are precisely boned to each other using the alignment key, and a multi-layer processing is possibly performed thereto, so that the precision and the uniformity in structure of the oscillator or amplifier is obtained.01-29-2009
20090208710Coating compositions and related products and methods - A coating composition including an uncured binder component and a particle component. The particle component can include a plurality of first particles and/or a plurality of second particles. The first particles are non-spherical and have an average particle size in the range of from about 0.5 to about 20 μm and have a Mohs hardness in the range from about 4 to about 7. The first particles are made of material comprising inorganic, amorphous, glass material. The second particles are at least substantially spherical and have an average particle size in the range of from about 0.5 to about 70 μm. The second particles are made of material comprising organic material.08-20-2009
20110064923Solvent-Based Inkjet Inks Comprising Surface-Modified Pigments - A solvent-based ink composition for a thermal inkjet printhead comprises a surface-modified pigment. The ink composition comprises: 03-17-2011
20100189964IMAGE FORMATION APPARATUS AND PRINTED ITEM - The invention provides an image formation apparatus having at least a first toner image-forming unit that forms a first toner image which directly contacts a surface of a recording medium, a second toner image-forming unit that forms a second toner image which is disposed on the first toner image without directly contacting the recording medium, and a fixing unit. The invention further provides a printed item having at least a recording medium, a first toner image directly contacting a surface of the recording medium, and a second toner image residing on the first toner image without directly contacting the recording medium. A contact angle θ07-29-2010
20110281086INFRARED ABSORBING COMPOSITION, INFRARED ABSORBING INK, RECORDED ARTICLE, IMAGE RECORDING METHOD, AND IMAGE DETECTING METHOD - An infrared absorbing composition including a compound that is represented by formula (1) and has solubility of 30 mg/mL or less in toluene at 25° C., an organic solvent having a solubility parameter of from 7.3 to 12.1, and a resin is disclosed. In formula (1), each of R11-17-2011
20110281085POLYMER THIN FILM, PATTERNED MEDIA, PRODUCTION METHODS THEREOF, AND SURFACE MODIFYING AGENTS - The objects of the present invention are to provide a polymer thin film having finer structure than the conventional product, excellent regularity over a wide range and only limited defects, patterned media, methods for producing the thin film and patterned media, and surface modifying agent used in these production methods.11-17-2011
20110281084VARIABLE BOND STRENGTH ADHESIVE TAPE - A medical adhesive tape in which a number of bare spots are provided through the tape to vary the strength of the bond of the tape to a surface. The number of bare spots as well as their size and location can be varied to modify the adhesive strength with which the tape is held onto the patient.11-17-2011
20090297796Water-Based Screen Printing Ink - A water-based screen printing ink composition which can be used for flexo or gravure printing includes an acrylic or urethane-acrylic copolymer emulsion, a crosslinker, a pigment selected from the group consisting of luminescent pigments, magnetic pigments, optical effect pigments, optically variable pigments, and a catalyst. The crosslinker has at least two different chemical functionalities within the same molecule, a first of which forms a covalent link with the polymer prior to printing and a second of which effects crosslinking of the polymer to cure the printed ink.12-03-2009
20100285282 Ink Jet Ink and a Method of Ink Jet Printing - The invention describes a radiation-curable ink jet ink, which comprises at least 50% by weight of cyclic trimethyllolpropane formal acrylate (CTFA), and further comprises a free-radical photoinitiator, and which is substantially free of volatile compounds.11-11-2010
20100028624SNAG FREE REVERSIBLE CAMOUFLAGE NETTING - A camouflage construction comprises a first base layer having a top side defining a first camouflage motif and an opposite bottom side defining a second camouflage motif. A second garnish layer, formed from a plurality of elongated strips each having a central longitudinal axis extending between opposite ends of each strip, and a plurality of slits formed transverse to each strip longitudinal axis so that a plurality of fingers are formed on each side of the longitudinal axis so that each finger has a first end that is attached to a continuous central portion of the strip and a second end that is free to move with respect to the first end and adjacent fingers, are bonded to the first base layer top side along the central longitudinal axes to form a three-dimensional motif on the first base layer top side.02-04-2010
20100196676AZO DYES - The present invention relates to disperse azo dyes based on a phthalimido-substituted aniline coupling component and an aromatic-carbocyclic or an aromatic-heterocyclic diazo component, to a process for the preparation of such dyes and to their use in the dyeing or printing of semi-synthetic and, especially, synthetic hydrophobic fibre materials, more especially textile materials.08-05-2010
20100183853STRIPPING AGENT FOR RESIST FILM ON/ABOVE CONDUCTIVE POLYMER, METHOD FOR STRIPPING RESIST FILM, AND SUBSTRATE HAVING PATTERNED CONDUCTIVE POLYMER - The object of the present invention is to provide a stripping agent that not only has excellent stripping properties but also does not adversely affect a conductive polymer when a resist film is stripped from the conductive polymer, and a method for stripping a resist film on/above a conductive polymer. Furthermore, the object is to provide a substrate having a patterned conductive polymer that has good conductivity.07-22-2010
20100266822PROCESS FOR PREPARING BLACK TONER FOR ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHY - A process for preparing a black toner for electrophotography, including the steps of (I) melt-kneading a raw material mixture containing a resin binder and a black colorant with an open-roller type kneader; (II) cooling the melt-kneaded mixture obtained in the step (I) and pulverizing the cooled mixture; and (III) classifying the pulverized product obtained in the step (II), wherein the resulting toner has a volume-median particle size (D10-21-2010
20110008589Positive Photosensitive Composition - The present invention provides a positive photosensitive composition containing a specific tetrafunctional silsesquioxane compound (A), a siloxane polymer (B) formed of multiple kinds of alkoxysilane compounds having different numbers of alkoxyl groups, a 1,2-quinone diazide compound (C), and a solvent (D) in order to provide a positive photosensitive composition useful for forming a film on which a pattern is formed, the film being excellent in high thermal resistance, high transparency, crack resistance, adhesiveness with a ground, and the like, and being obtained by performing development with an alkali aqueous solution.01-13-2011
20090087628LIQUID DROPLET EJECTION APPARATUS, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ELECTROOPTICAL DEVICE, ELECTROOPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A method of manufacturing an electrooptical device includes forming a film-deposited section of function liquid droplets on a substrate by a liquid droplet ejection apparatus having a plurality of color-dependent function liquid droplet ejection heads are arranged such that a plurality of color-dependent partial imaging lines, each formed by a plurality of ejection nozzles, are formed so as to continuously make up a single imaging line in the Y-axis direction. An imaging process is performed by repeating a main scanning operation for driving each function liquid droplet ejection head in synchronization with moving of the substrate in the X-axis direction, and a sub-scanning operation for moving the function liquid droplet ejection heads through a carriage unit in the Y-axis direction by a length of a partial imaging line.04-02-2009
20100015408ANTIMONY-FREE PHOTOCURABLE RESIN COMPOSITION AND THREE DIMENSIONAL ARTICLE - The present invention provides a low viscosity photocurable composition including (i) a cationically curable component (ii) a free radically active component (iii) an antimony-free cationic photoinitiator (v) a free radical photoinitiator, and (vi) a toughening agent. The photocurable composition can be cured using rapid prototyping techniques to form three-dimensional articles which can be used in various aerospace and investment casting applications.01-21-2010
20110300349PRINTABLE COATING - A primer-less coating composition for facestock comprises: a binder being a water-dispersible polymer; an ethylenically unsaturated compound which is aqueous-dispersible and miscible with or bonded to said water-dispersible polymer, wherein said ethylenically unsaturated compound is able to form a covalent bond with an ink; and a crosslinker, wherein said crosslinker is suitable for binding the coating to the facestock. The coating composition may be applied to a substrate to form a printable film. A printed film in accordance with the invention may be used in a label, for example for use on a container such as a bottle.12-08-2011
20110300347Fabrication of Patterned Nanofibers - Various methods and systems are provided for the fabrication of patterned nanofibers. In one embodiment, a method includes generating a layer of electrospun nanofibers from a polymer solution and patterning the layer of electrospun nanofibers using ultraviolet (UV) lithography. The patterned electrospun nanofibers may then be thermally treated to form patterned carbon nanofibers. In another embodiment, a device includes a layer of patterned carbon nanofibers formed by generating electrospun nanofibers from a polymer solution, patterning the electrospun nanofibers using UV lithography, and converting the patterned electrospun nanofibers into patterned carbon nanofibers using a thermal treatment. In another embodiment, a method includes depositing electrospun nanofibers for a first predefined period of time, dissipating charge on the deposited electrospun nanofibers for a second predefined period of time where no electrospun nanofibers are deposited, and sequentially repeating the depositing and dissipating steps to from a layer of electrospun nanofibers having a predefined thickness.12-08-2011
20110300344INK SET, RECORDED MATERIAL AND PRINTED MATERIAL - An ink set is provided, the ink set including a yellow ink composition; and at least one of a magenta ink composition and a cyan ink composition, wherein a colorant of the yellow ink composition contains an azo pigment represented by formula (1), its tautomer, or a salt or hydrate thereof, the magenta ink composition contains at least one pigment selected from quinacridone pigments, and the cyan ink composition contains at least one pigment selected from phthalocyanine pigments:12-08-2011
20110300348VAPOR PERMEABLE RETROREFLECTIVE GARMENT - A vapor permeable retroreflective material for use on protective garments. The material may be formed in a non-continuous pattern that provides a high-level of retroreflective brightness, yet also provides adequate permeability to prevent exposure to trapped thermal energy and heated moisture. The non-continuous retroreflective pattern may include retroreflective regions and non-retroreflective regions arranged such that thermal decay through the protective garment is not substantially decreased in the regions corresponding to the retroreflective material. Rather, vapor permeation and thermal decay through the garment may be substantially the same as if the retroreflective material was not present.12-08-2011
20110300346SECURITY FILMS AND MANUFACTURE THEREOF - Security films of the type used to make tamper-evident adhesive tape, also methods and apparatus for making the films. A polymer substrate film (12-08-2011
20110300345Surface Having Superhydrophobic Region And Superhydrophilic Region - According to an example embodiment, a patterned surface includes a micro-structural surface with a micro or nano pattern on a substrate, wherein the micro-structural surface has superhydrophobic regions and superhydrophilic regions.12-08-2011
20110318541Metal ink composition and method for forming the metal line using the same, and conductive pattern formed by using the metal ink composition - The present invention provides a metal ink composition, which includes 20 to 80 parts by weight of cupper nano-particle; 10 to 70 parts by weight of non-aqueous organic solvent; and 2 to 20 parts by weight of additive used for adjustment of the dry speed of coated metal ink when metal lines are formed.12-29-2011
20120003434OPTICAL SHEET LAMINATING METHOD, OPTICAL SHEET LAMINATING DEVICE AND PROGRAM USED THEREWITH, AND DISPLAY DEVICE - To provide a laminating method which achieve high accuracy and high quality in a laminating step of an optical sheet and a display panel. Contact areas between the optical sheet and the sheet holding head are read. At this time, an optical element face of the optical sheet is brought into contact with the sheet holding head, light is irradiated to the contact areas therebetween from a no-optical-element face, and positional information of the optical sheet is read based on the distribution of the reflected light thereof.01-05-2012
20110281087REINFORCED NATURAL OR CONGLOMERATED STONE PLATE-LIKE ELEMENT AND MULTILAYERED PROTECTIVE COATING THEREOF - Reinforced natural or conglomerate stone plate-like element comprising: 11-17-2011
20120009396SPILL RESISTANT SURFACES HAVING HYDROPHOBIC AND OLEOPHOBIC BORDERS - Described herein are methods for creating spill-proof or spill-resistant surfaces through the use of hydrophobic or oleophobic (H-SH) edges, borders or/and boundaries that contain the water and other liquids within inside the edges, borders and/or boundaries. Also described herein are spill-proof/spill-resistant surfaces. Liquid (e.g., water and other aqueous solutions/suspension) heights of 3-6 mm on a level planar surface can be sustained by such edges, borders and/of boundaries. The H-SH borders can be created on glass, metal, wood, plastic, and concrete surfaces.01-12-2012
20110287235PIGMENT DISPERSION LIQUID, CURABLE COMPOSITION, COLOR FILTER PRODUCED USING THE SAME, AND SOLID STATE IMAGING DEVICE - A color filter or solid state imaging device comprising a colored pattern formed from a curable composition which includes (A) a pigment, (B) a compound having a defined cyclic urea structure and having an acid group or a basic group, (C) a dispersant, (D) a solvent, (E) a radical polymerizable compound, and (F) a photopolymerization initiator. The pigment may be a pigment having a urea structure or an imide structure. The pigment may also be a pigment having a barbituric skeleton.11-24-2011
20110287237Wear Resistant Biolaminate Composite Assembly and Related Methods - Biolaminate assemblies for use as high pressure laminates are provided. In one embodiment, the biolaminate assembly includes a surface wear layer including polylactic acid and at least one of a plastic and mineral. The surface wear layer is adapted to be laminated or thermoformed to a nonplastic rigid substrate. The surface wear layer has a wear resistant range greater than about 400 cycles using tabor abrasion and temperature resistance range from about 212° F. to about 356° F. such that the biolaminate assembly is suitable for use as a high pressure laminate.11-24-2011
20110287236Ink Composition, Two-Pack Curing Ink Composition Set, and Recording Method and Recorded Matter Using These - The present invention provides: an ink composition which contains at least a polymerizable compound, a photopolymerization initiator and a coloring material, and is free from an aqueous solvent, wherein the polymerizable compound comprises at least a urethane oligomer; a two-pack curing ink composition set comprising an ink composition containing a coloring material and a reaction liquid containing a photopolymerization initiator and capable of forming an image with an ink composition obtained by mixing the ink composition and the reaction liquid, wherein the ink composition after mixing contains at least a polymerizable compound, a photopolymerization initiator and a coloring material, and is free from an aqueous solvent, wherein the polymerizable compound comprises a urethane oligomer.11-24-2011
20110287234NEGATIVE RESIST PATTERN FORMING METHOD, DEVELOPER AND NEGATIVE CHEMICAL-AMPLIFICATION RESIST COMPOSITION USED THEREFOR, AND RESIST PATTERN - A resist pattern forming method including in the following order, (1) a step of forming a film by using a negative chemical-amplification resist composition capable of undergoing negative conversion by a crosslinking reaction, (2) a step of exposing the film, and (4) a step of developing the exposed film by using a developer containing an organic solvent; a developer and a negative chemical-amplification resist composition used therefor; and a resist pattern formed by the pattern forming method.11-24-2011
20110287233LAMINATED PLASTIC SUBSTRATE, AND A PRODUCTION METHOD FOR THE SAME - The present invention provides a multilayered plastic substrate that simultaneously satisfies improvement in high temperature thermal deformation according to low linear expansion coefficient and excellent dimensional stability and excellent gas barrier property, and is capable of being used instead of a glass substrate that has brittleness and heavy disadvantages without a problem caused by a difference in linear expansion coefficient between layers, and a method for manufacturing the same.11-24-2011
20110076467High-Throughput Imaging of Graphene Based Sheets by Fluorescence Quenching Microscopy and Applications of Same - A method for imaging a graphene-based film. In one embodiment, the method includes the steps of providing a graphene-based film on a surface of a medium; forming a fluorescent coating over the graphene-based film to form a sample; illuminating the sample with light of a specific wavelength or wavelengths, which is absorbed by the fluorescent coating to cause the fluorescent coating to emit light of wavelengths longer than that of the absorbed light, which is quenched by the graphene-based film such that a visibility contrast is formed between the graphene-based film and the fluorescent coating; and imaging the graphene-based film from the visibility contrast.03-31-2011
20090280304Method for defining regions of differing porosity of a nitrocellulose film on a substrate - A method of forming a pattern on a nitrocellulose film on a substrate by providing a nitrocellulose based film of uniform porosity on a substrate; defining a desired pattern on said substrate wherein at least one region of lower porosity is defined and wherein at least one region of normal porosity is defined; exposing to a flow of a suitable solvent vapor over said region of lower porosity wherein said nitrocellulose based film of said region of lower porosity is dissolved by said suitable solvent vapor; removing said suitable solvent vapor and said nitrocellulose based film from said region of lower porosity wherein said lower porosity is capable of separating multiple experiments that are performed simultaneously over said region of normal porosity.11-12-2009
20110293900ACTINIC RAY-SENSITIVE OR RADIATION-SENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION, AND RESIST FILM AND PATTERN FORMING METHOD USING THE SAME - An actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition comprising (A) a fluorine-containing compound capable of generating an acid upon irradiation with an actinic ray or radiation, wherein the acid has a polarity converting group, and the fluorine content of the fluorine-containing compound (A) is 20% or more based on the molecular weight of the fluorine-containing compound (A).12-01-2011
20110293902MULTI-POLYMER GRIP MEMBER - A grip member and a method of making such a grip member including at least a polymerized region with two or more polymers. The first and second polymers cooperate to each form a portion of the top surface of the region. The region may be combined with a substrate to form a sheet. The sheet may be formed into a grip interface having any of a number of shapes including a panel shape. In the case of a panel shaped grip interface, the panel can then be attached to an underlisting sleeve to form the grip. Some versions of such a grip reduce impact shock and provide a feeling of tackiness in the manner of a spirally wrapped polyurethane-felt grip while allowing the use of multiple colors being polymerized together. The grip may be easily installed onto a golf club shaft and may further accommodate the use of polymers including various different characteristics including level of tackiness or durometer.12-01-2011
20110293901COMBINATION OF BASE LAYER AND INK FOR INKJET FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - A base layer is formed on the surface of metal plate, metal pipe, unbaked ceramic sheet, laminated ceramic green sheet, etc., the base layer causing a gelling reaction with inkjet-ink. The base layer improves ink acceptability for low viscosity inks such as inkjet-ink, and prevents oozing, draining, uneven thickness of an ink pattern and a resist pattern. Thus, the present invention enables to use an ink jet process for providing resist patterns for etching, etc., which has to fulfill stringent high precision requirements.12-01-2011
20110293899POLYMER-BONDED PERYLENE DYES AND COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SAME - A method of increasing the solubility and/or dispersibility of a perylene dye in a liquid medium. The method comprises binding the perylene dye to a polymer which is soluble in the liquid medium. This abstract is neither intended to define the invention disclosed in this specification nor intended to limit the scope of the invention in any way.12-01-2011
20110293898INK SET, TEXTILE PRINTING METHOD AND PRINTED TEXTILE - Provided is a pretreatment liquid used when a fabric is pretreated before ink is printed on the fabric, the liquid including water, polyvalent metal ions and first fine polymer particles, wherein the first fine polymer particles are crosslinkable polyurethane and/or crosslinkable polyurethane-polyurea and have a glass transition temperature of −10° C. or lower and a particle diameter as determined by a light scattering method of 30 nm to 5 μm.12-01-2011
20110293897RELIEF PRINTING PLATE PRECURSOR FOR LASER ENGRAVING, PROCESS FOR MAKING RELIEF PRINTING PLATE, AND RELIEF PRINTING PLATE - A relief printing plate precursor for laser engraving is provided that includes above a support, as a crosslinked relief-forming layer, a thermally crosslinked layer of a resin composition for laser engraving that includes (Component A) a compound containing a hydrolyzable silyl group and/or a silanol group and that does not include (Component B) a binder polymer or includes it at less than 2 wt % relative to the total weight on a non-volatile component basis. There are also provided a process for making a relief printing plate that includes a step of preparing the relief printing plate precursor for laser engraving and a step of forming a relief layer by laser-engraving the crosslinked relief-forming layer, and a relief printing plate that includes a relief layer formed by the process for making a relief printing plate.12-01-2011
20110293896RESIN COMPOSITION FOR LASER ENGRAVING, RELIEF PRINTING PLATE PRECURSOR FOR LASER ENGRAVING AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SAME, AND RELIEF PRINTING PLATE AND PROCESS FOR MAKING SAME - A resin composition for laser engraving is provided that includes (Component A) a compound having a hydrolyzable silyl group and/or a silanol group, (Component B) a depolymerization catalyst and/or a depolymerization catalyst precursor, and (Component C) a depolymerizable binder polymer. There are also provided a relief printing plate precursor for laser engraving that includes a relief-forming layer containing the resin composition for laser engraving, a relief printing plate precursor for laser engraving having a crosslinked relief-forming layer formed by crosslinking by means of light and/or heat a relief-forming layer that includes the resin composition for laser engraving, a process for producing a relief printing plate precursor for laser engraving that includes a layer formation step of forming a relief-forming layer from the resin composition for laser engraving and a crosslinking step of crosslinking the relief-forming layer by light and/or heat to thus obtain a relief printing plate precursor having a crosslinked relief-forming layer, a process for making a relief printing plate that includes a layer formation step of forming a relief-forming layer from the resin composition for laser engraving, a crosslinking step of crosslinking the relief-forming layer by light and/or heat to thus obtain a relief printing plate precursor having a crosslinked relief-forming layer, and an engraving step of laser-engraving the relief printing plate precursor having a crosslinked relief-forming layer to thus form a relief layer, and a relief printing plate having a relief layer made by the process for making a relief printing plate.12-01-2011
20090197052METHOD OF IMAGING AND DEVELOPING POSITIVE-WORKING IMAGEABLE ELEMENTS - A method of making imaged elements such as lithographic printing plates is achieved by imagewise exposing a positive-working imageable element using energy of less than 300 mJ/cm08-06-2009
20090104413Filter For Display Device And Method For Fabricating The Same - A filter for a display device and a method for fabricating the filter are provided. The filter includes a base including a transparent polymer resin and a color compensation colorant mixed in the transparent polymer resin, an external light blocking pattern formed at the base, and an electromagnetic wave blocking layer formed on the base.04-23-2009
20090317603Thermoplastic foil arrangement having a foamed cover layer - A thermoplastic foil has an embossed three-dimensionally structured surface (12-24-2009
20110143101GRAPHENE STRUCTURE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, ELECTRONIC DEVICE ELEMENT AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Provided are a graphene structure and a method for producing the same in which graphene can be patterned with high precision, and thereby microfabrication of electronic device elements and electronic devices using graphene is possible and the manufacturing cost can be notably reduced. A resist film is precisely patterned on a substrate, hydrophilized films are formed in openings of the resist film, and then GO is selectively fixed on the portions of the hydrophilized films by a chemical bond utilizing the hydrophilicity of the GO, and the GO is reduced to obtain a graphene structure in which graphene is selectively fixed to only the portions of the hydrophilized films. Thus, the graphene structure is constituted by disposing graphene on a substrate and forming a bond, by hydrophilization treatment, between the hydrophilized portion of the substrate and the graphene and/or between the unhydrophobized portion of the substrate and the graphene.06-16-2011
20100279078STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR CREATING SURFACE TEXTURE OF COMPLIANT COATINGS ON PIEZO INK JET IMAGING DRUMS - This is structure and method for providing a textured surfaced that can be used in a plurality of systems including ink jet printing. In ink jet printing, the textured surface of this invention controls ink drawback and significantly improves image quality. The textured surface has an average roughness, R11-04-2010
20120270017Kitchenware with patterns on its surface and manufacture method thereof - A kitchenware with surface patterns and a manufacture method thereof; the kitchenware comprises: a hand-held part and food contact part; the hand-held part and/or food contact part covered with a color layer divided into a first region without a laser engraving process and a second region formed by laser engraving; the thickness of the second region is smaller than that of the first region; the first and second regions form preset patterns; a protection layer covers the color layer. The manufacture method comprises: manufacturing the hand-held and food contact parts of the kitchenware with preset color; covering surfaces of the hand-held and/or food contact parts with a color layer; determining an engraving region and engraving depth according to preset patterns, engraving the color layer with laser; and covering the color layer with a protection layer. The kitchenware has aesthetic patterns, a flat surface, improved non-stick performance, and is cleaned easily.10-25-2012
20120270018PHOTOCURABLE INK COMPOSITION FOR INJET PRINTING, AND PRINTED MATERIAL - A photocurable ink composition for inkjet printing is obtained that has superior curability with respect to light from a light-emitting diode, has favorable adhesion to a polyvinyl chloride-based sheet, and is able to adequately inhibit the occurrence of cockling. The photocurable ink composition for inkjet printing at least has: a photopolymerizable compound; a photopolymerization initiator; and a sensitizer, wherein benzyl acrylate, N-vinylcaprolactam and an acrylated amine compound having two photopolymerizable functional groups and two amino groups in a molecule thereof are contained as the photopolymerizable compound, the content of the benzyl acrylate is 20 to 65% by mass in the photocurable ink composition for inkjet printing, a compound exhibiting an initiator function when irradiated with light having a wavelength of 450 to 300 nm is contained as the photopolymerization initiator, a compound exhibiting a sensitizer function when irradiated with light having a wavelength of 400 nm or longer is contained as the sensitizer, and a flash point as measured using a SETA closed-cup flash point tester according to a method in compliance with JIS K2265 is 70° C. or higher.10-25-2012
20090041991Method for Manufacturing Inks, and Inks, Printed Matter and Shaped Products Based on Method Thereof - Provided is a method for manufacturing inkjet system ultraviolet curable inks which are improved in formability, adhesiveness and tackiness by selecting a combination of a monofunctional radical polymerization monomer as a major component with other polyfunctional radical polymerization oligomers and/or monofunctional radical polymerization monomers.02-12-2009
20090155546FILM-FORMING COMPOSITION, METHOD FOR PATTERN FORMATION, AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL MOLD - Disclosed are a film-forming composition which can form a pattern having an enhanced contrast by the action of uneven surface morphology produced after image development, and a method for forming a pattern and a three-dimensional mold using the composition. A composition comprising at least one of a hydrolysate and a condensation product of an alkoxy metal compound represented by the chemical formula (A), the composition additionally comprising a compound which can respond to at least one of light and heat to control the solubility of a finished film in a developing solution.06-18-2009
20100015413Inkjet aqueous ink and printed item - An inkjet aqueous ink that prevents paper deformation and exhibits superior print quality and latency. The inkjet aqueous ink contains not less than 15% by mass and not more than 40% by mass of a polyglycerol having an average polymerization degree of 4 or greater, not less than 5% by mass and not more than 20% by mass of at least one of 1,3-propanediol and diethylene glycol monoethyl ether, and not less than 40% by mass and not more than 60% by mass of water.01-21-2010
20090317608TREATED SUBSTRATE HAVING PATTERN OF WATER REPELLENT REGION, ITS PRODUCTION PROCESS, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING MEMBER HAVING PATTERN MADE OF FUNCTIONAL MATERIAL FILM FORMED - To provide a treated substrate having a high contrast water repellent region on its surface, and a process for producing it.12-24-2009
20090291272BIREFRINGENT PATTERN BUILDER AND LAMINATED STRUCTURE MATERIAL FOR PREVENTING FORGERY - A birefringent pattern builder, having an optically anisotropic layer containing a polymer having unreacted reactive groups,11-26-2009
20120189824FABRICATION OF COMPLEX THREE-DIMENSIONAL STRUCTURES BASED ON DIRECTED ASSEMBLY OF SELF-ASSEMBLING MATERIALS ON ACTIVATED TWO-DIMENSIONAL TEMPLATES - Methods of fabricating complex three-dimensional structures on patterned substrates and related compositions are provided. The methods involve depositing on the substrate a block copolymer material that is “mismatched” to the substrate pattern, and then ordering the material to form a complex three-dimensional structure. According to various embodiments, the copolymer material mismatches the substrate pattern in that the symmetry and/or length scale of its bulk morphology differs from that of the pattern. When ordered, a balance between the physics that determines the bulk block copolymer morphology and the physics that determines the substrate surface interfacial interactions results in a thermodynamically stable complex three-dimensional film that varies in a direction perpendicular to the substrate and has a morphology that differs from its bulk morphology.07-26-2012
20110217522INK-JET PIGMENT INK AND INK-JET RECORDING METHOD USING THE SAME - An ink-jet pigment ink containing at least one tri-block copolymer of polyethylene oxide-polypropylene oxide-polyethylene oxide having a number-average molecular weight of 8,000 or more and 30,000 or less and a content of polyethylene oxide of 60% by mass or more and 90% by mass or less with respect to the total mass of the copolymer, wherein a viscosity of the ink-jet pigment ink increases by heating.09-08-2011
20110217523WALLPAPER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention relates to wallpaper and a method for manufacturing the same. The wallpaper may be manufactured at low energy and low costs regardless of an increase in oil price and does not produce greenhouse gases and hazardous substances in the course of manufacture, use or disposal, or during fire. In addition, the wallpaper can decompose readily in the natural environment, even when buried.09-08-2011
20100028622NONTHERMAL TRANSFER SHEET AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A nonthermal transfer sheet (02-04-2010
20100028621EMBOSSED FIBROUS STRUCTURES AND METHODS FOR MAKING SAME - Embossed fibrous structures, processes for making such fibrous structures and sanitary tissue products comprising such fibrous structures02-04-2010
20090252937Articles for Applying Color on Surfaces - A decorative dry color laminate includes a dry color layer, a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer on one side of the dry color layer, and a carrier in releasable contact with the dry color layer on a side opposite from the pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA). In use, the adhesive layer adheres the dry color laminate to the surface under application of pressure, and the carrier is peeled away to expose the dry color layer. Methods for providing a substantially permanent color effect on an architectural surface comprise delivering such an article to the architectural surface.10-08-2009
20100233450WATER-SOLUBLE AZO COMPOUND OR SALT THEREOF, INK COMPOSITION AND COLORED PRODUCT - The present invention relates to a water-soluble azo compound represented by the following formula (1) or a salt thereof:09-16-2010
20100104820Optical and metamaterial devices based on reactive composite materials - Devices and components that can interact with or modify propagation of electromagnetic waves are provided. The design, fabrication and structures of the devices exploit the properties of reactive composite materials (RCM) and reaction products thereof.04-29-2010
20090098348Disease prevention workout towel with user instructions - An improved workout towel comprising user instructions in the form of indicia on each side of the towel; a first side bearing indicia that instructs a user to employ the first side of the towel on the person of the user, and a second side bearing indicia that instructs a user to employ the second side of the towel on surfaces other than the person of the user. The workout towel further comprising antimicrobial properties either applied to the towel, or incorporated into the textile comprising it, including bamboo as a textile material component comprising the towel.04-16-2009
20090087626INK COMPOSITION, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, PRINTED MATERIAL, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING MOLDED PRINTED MATERIAL - An ink composition is provided that includes a perfluoroalkyl group-containing polymer, a polymerizable monomer, and a radical polymerization initiator, in which at least 80 wt % of the polymerizable monomer is a monofunctional polymerizable monomer selected from the group consisting of a monofunctional acrylate, a monofunctional methacrylate, a monofunctional vinyloxy compound, a monofunctional N-vinyl compound, a monofunctional acrylamide, and a monofunctional methacrylamide. There are also provided an inkjet recording method that includes a step of discharging the ink composition onto a recording medium and a step of curing the ink composition by irradiating the discharged ink composition with actinic radiation, a printed material obtained by the inkjet recording method, and a process for producing a molded printed material that includes a step of forming an image by discharging the ink composition onto a support by an inkjet method, a step of irradiating the image thus obtained with actinic radiation so as to cure the ink composition and obtain a printed material having the image cured on the support, and a step of molding the printed material.04-02-2009
20100209678ANTHRAPYRIDONE COMPOUND OR SALT THEREOF, MAGENTA INK COMPOSITION AND COLORED PRODUCT - The present invention relates to an anthrapyridone compound represented by the following formula (1):08-19-2010
20100209677IMAGE RECORDING METHOD, RECORD AND IMAGE RECORDING SYSTEM - [Problems] There is provided an image recording method that provides resulting images with an excellent gloss and an improved closeness of contact with the recording medium used.08-19-2010
20100112311STRUCTURE FOR PATTERN FORMATION, METHOD FOR PATTERN FORMATION, AND APPLICATION THEREOF - A structure for pattern formation adapted for optically forming a pattern, characterized by comprising: a photocatalyst-containing layer provided on a substrate, the photocatalyst-containing layer containing a material of which the wettability is variable through photocatalytic action upon pattern-wise exposure.05-06-2010
20100209675ETCHING METHOD - The invention is directed to a method for patterning a material layer. The method comprises steps of providing a material layer having a first hard mask layer and a second hard mask layer successively formed thereon and then patterning the second hard mask layer. Thereafter, an etching process is performed to pattern the first hard mask layer by using the patterned second hard mask layer as a mask, and the etching process is performed with a power of about 1000 W. Next, the material layer is patterned by using the patterned first hard mask layer as a mask.08-19-2010
20100209676PROCESS FOR APPLYING A POWDER COATING - A process for coating a substrate comprising the sequential steps of (a) providing a transfer sheet provided with a printed powder coating, (b) applying the transfer sheet onto the substrate with the powder coating in contact with the substrate, (c) removing the transfer sheet from the powder coating and (d) curing the powder coating on the substrate.08-19-2010
20100098916BLACK INK COMPOSITION, INKJET-RECORDING METHOD, RECORDED MATERIAL, AND BLACK DISPERSION - A black ink composition that contains metal particles having a silver tin alloy region as its colorant.04-22-2010
20100112306Process, Compound, Ink and Use - A process for printing an image on a substrate comprising applying to the substrate an ink comprising a medium and a mono azo compound of Formula (1) or a salt thereof:05-06-2010
20090317602PRINTING INK - This invention relates to an ink-jet ink comprising at least one monofunctional (meth)acrylate monomer; at least one monofunctional N-vinyl amide monomer; at least one radical photoinitiator; and at least one colouring agent. The ink has a viscosity of less than 100 mPas at 250° C., and the ink contains no more than 15 wt % of multifunctional monomers based on the total weight of the ink.12-24-2009
20110195238ANTHRAPYRIDONE COLORING MATTER, SALT THEREOF, INK COMPOSITION AND COLORED BODY - Disclosed is an ink composition containing a magenta dye which has a hue and definition suitable for inkjet recording and provides recorded matter having excellent fastness such as light resistance, ozone gas resistance and the like. Also disclosed is the magenta dye. The ink composition contains, as a dye, at least one anthrapyridone dye represented by formula (1) or a salt thereof. In formula (1), X08-11-2011
20100112304DISPERSE AZO DYE MIXTURES - Mixture comprising at least one compound of formula (I) and at least one compound of formula (II) where the substituents are each as defined in the claims, and use of these mixtures for colouring hydrophobic synthetic materials.05-06-2010
20100112309Appearance Part of Electronic Device and Method for Manufacturing the Same - This invention provides an appearance part of an electronic device and a method for manufacturing the same. The appearance part of the electronic device is manufactured by processing a first plastic and a second plastic via a color-mixing molding process. The first plastic and the second plastic have a melt flow index and are polystyrene of different colors or different transparency. In this invention, the problem that the appearance part of the electronic device has a uniform color and long manufacturing time in the prior art is solved by controlling each of manufacturing conditions in the color-mixing molding process.05-06-2010
20100112305CYCLIC OLEFIN COMPOSITIONS FOR TEMPORARY WAFER BONDING - New compositions and methods of using those compositions as bonding compositions are provided. The compositions comprise a cycloolefin copolymer dispersed or dissolved in a solvent system, and can be used to bond an active wafer to a carrier wafer or substrate to assist in protecting the active wafer and its active sites during subsequent processing and handling. The compositions form bonding layers that are chemically and thermally resistant, but that can also be softened or dissolved to allow the wafers to slide or be pulled apart at the appropriate stage in the fabrication process.05-06-2010
20090136719SURFACE GRAFT MATERIAL AND ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD, ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE MATERIAL AND ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD, AND ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE PATTERN MATERIAL - The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a surface graft material including forming an insulator layer containing an insulating resin and a polymerization initiator on a substrate, and forming a graft polymer directly bonding to the surface of the insulator layer, a surface graft material manufactured by this method, a method for manufacturing an electrically conductive material including forming an insulator layer containing an insulating resin and a polymerization initiator on a substrate, forming a graft polymer directly bonding to the surface of the insulator layer, and forming an electrically conductive layer on the graft polymer, an electrically conductive material manufactured by this method, and an electrically conductive pattern material obtained by etching the electrically conductive material.05-28-2009
20090061168METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FLOOR COVERING AND FLOOR COVERING MANUFACTURED THEREBY - A method for manufacturing a floor covering including forming a printing layer and a transparent film layer sequentially on a base layer made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) as a main ingredient, forming a balance layer underneath the base layer, and forming a plurality of foam layers arranged in a row to be equally spaced apart from each other underneath the balance layer is disclosed.03-05-2009
20110268934LABEL FILM FOR DEEP-DRAWING PROCESSES - The invention relates to the use of a multilayer, biaxially oriented polyolefin film comprising at least five layers as the label in deep drawing, which film is constructed from the following layers 11-03-2011
20090148673DEVICES CONTAINING CHIROPTICAL SWITCHING MATERIALS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME - A polycarbodiimide polymer that is reversibly switchable between two distinct optical orientations is described. The polymer is useful in forming devices such as filters, storage media, actuators, and displays. Methods of making and using such polymers are also described.06-11-2009
20090061169ELECTRICAL CONDUCTORS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THEM - Certain examples disclosed herein are directed to devices that include a substrate and conductor disposed on the substrate. In some examples, each of the conductor and the substrate may include materials that are mutually insoluble in each other. In other examples, the conductor may further comprise a substantially pure metal. In certain examples, the disposed conductor may be configured to pass adhesion tape test ASTM D3359-02. Methods of forming the conductors are also provided.03-05-2009
20090148671CONDUCTIVE PATTERN FORMING INK, CONDUCTIVE PATTERN, AND WIRING SUBSTRATE - A conductive pattern forming ink for forming a conductive pattern on a substrate by a droplet discharge method includes: metal particles; an aqueous dispersion medium in which the metal particles are dispersed; mannitol; and a polyglycerol compound having a polyglycerol skeleton. In the ink, H shown in the following formula (I) is 0.10 to 0.65;06-11-2009
20110262719TISSUE PRODUCT, METHOD OF MANUFACTURE OF A TISSUE PRODUCT AND APPARATUS FOR EMBOSSING A TISSUE PLY - A one-ply tissue product includes a first external surface and a second external surface, the first surface having a wet-formed pattern and the second surface having an embossed pattern imitating the wet-formed pattern. Additionally, also multi-ply tissue product is suggested comprising at least two plies including two outer plies, each outer ply having a first surface and a second surface, one outer ply having a wet-formed pattern on at least the first surface and the other outer ply having an embossed pattern on at least the first surface imitating the wet-formed pattern on the first surface of the one outer ply, both outer plies being brought together so that their respective first surfaces represent external surfaces of the multi-ply tissue product. Moreover, a corresponding method and an embossing unit are also disclosed.10-27-2011
20080305311Coated free-standing film - A coated freestanding film, a surface covering and a method of manufacturing such coated freestanding film and surface covering are disclosed. In one embodiment of the present invention, the coated freestanding film and surface covering include a film having a print layer forming a pattern or design disposed on one side of the film. A discontinuous gloss layer is disposed on the other side of the film substantially in-register with at least a portion of the printed pattern or design. Additionally, the gloss layer has at least one portion thereof which has a gloss level different from the side upon which the gloss layer is disposed. The film may be a rigid or semirigid film. In another embodiment, the coated freestanding film and surface covering has a film and a discontinuous gloss layer disposed on one side of the film. The gloss layer forms a pattern or design and at least one portion thereof has a gloss level different from the side upon which the gloss layer is disposed. A surface texture is mechanically embossed into the film substantially in-register with the pattern or design of the gloss layer.12-11-2008
20110171437Phthalocyanines and Their Use in Ink-Jet Printing - A mixture of compounds of Formula (1) and salts thereof:07-14-2011
20090181217INK JET PRINTING ON SPORT COURT AND OTHER POLYMER TILES - A method designed for printing a durable, abrasion-resistant image on a non-porous, non-planar polymer surface. The method includes providing a substantially non-planar, polymer substrate having a non-porous surface onto which an image is to be printed with an inkjet printer, activating the polymer surface so as to promote cohesive and chemical bonding interactions between the polymer surface and at least one inkjet ink, applying a layer of an opaque, white, UV-polymerizable primer ink to the polymer surface with the inkjet printer, overlaying an inkjet image on top of the layer of opaque, white primer ink with the inkjet printer, wherein the image comprises a mosaic of dots of a plurality of UV-polymerizable inkjet inks applied by the inkjet printer, and finally, the inkjet inks are cured or “dried” by polymerizing with a UV light source. Activating increases the surface tension of the polymer surface such that the inks are able to bond to the surface.07-16-2009
20100104821Drop cloth - A method for fabricating a drop cloth from a sheet of material such as canvas. The sheet of material is formed from a generally liquid impermeable material and has a front surface and a rear surface. The method includes the steps of: depressing an apertured screen onto the front surface of the sheet of material; applying a liquid onto the front surface of the sheet of material through the apertured screen, resulting in the liquid being dispersed in a plurality of spaced apart formations on the front surface of the sheet of material; separating the apertured screen from the sheet of material; and solidifying the liquid to form a plurality of spaced apart solid formations onto the sheet of material.04-29-2010
20100124639Process, Compound, Ink and Use - A process for printing an image on a substrate comprising applying to the substrate an ink comprising a medium and compound of Formula (1) or a salt thereof:05-20-2010
20090286053LITHOGRAPHIC METHOD - A lithographic method is disclosed that includes, on a substrate provided with a layer of a resist and a further layer of a material provided on the layer of resist, providing a pattern in the further layer, the pattern defining a space via which an area of the layer of resist may be exposed to radiation, a distance between features of the pattern defining the space, and exposing the layer of resist to radiation having a wavelength greater than the distance between features of the pattern defining the space, such that near-field radiation is generated which propagates into and exposes an area of the resist.11-19-2009
20120034433BLOCK COPOLYMER BLENDS - A method of producing a structure having a polymer surface with a plurality of surface domains, the surface being formed by the steps of: forming a liquid composition comprising at least one surface polymer, at least one block copolymer and at least one common solvent, the at least one block copolymer having the general formulae A-B-C, wherein A is a polymer which is the same as the surface polymer or fully miscible or partially immiscible with the surface polymer; B is a polymer which is more immiscible in the surface polymer than polymer A; and C is a terminal group; and solidifying the liquid composition to form the structure having the surface with the plurality of surface domains.02-09-2012
20120034430SANITARY TISSUE PRODUCTS COMPRISING A SURFACE PATTERN AND METHODS FOR MAKING SAME - Sanitary tissue products having a surface having a surface pattern and more particularly to sanitary tissue products having a surface having a surface pattern employing a first pattern overlaying a second pattern and methods for making same are provided.02-09-2012
20120141744Antistatic Films and Methods To Manufacture The Same - In embodiments herein, the invention relates to a multilayer printable polymeric film including: (a) at least one layer A including one or more polyolefins and having a first side and a second side; (b) a layer B including one or more polyolefins and having a first side and a second side, where the first side of layer B is located on the second side of layer A; and (c) a printable coating located on the first side of layer A; wherein at least one of layer A or B comprises 0.01 to 50.0 wt. % of at least one polyether-polyolefin block copolymer, based on the weight of the polymers comprising the layer; and wherein the multilayer printable polymeric film has a kinetic coefficient of friction less than 0.65; and a surface tension of greater than about 35 mN/m; on one or both sides of the film.06-07-2012
20100119786IMAGE RECORDING METHOD, RECORDING MATERIAL, AND IMAGE RECORDING APPARATUS - An image recording method includes forming a color image on a recording medium using a color ink composition containing a color colorant; and forming a white layer on the color image using a white ink composition containing a white colorant. In the image recording method described above, the white layer is formed on the color image so that an equivalent ratio of the white colorant to the color colorant is set to 1 to 1,000:1 to form a pastel color image.05-13-2010
20100119785FILM FORMATION AND EVALUATION - Methods and apparatus for forming films from liquid samples for evaluation are disclosed. The liquid samples are dispensed into a channel formed by a die and a substrate on which the films are generated whilst moving the die and the substrate relatively to one another. Once formed, the liquid films may then be further processed, for example by curing or polymerization, to generate solid films for subsequent evaluation.05-13-2010
20090053484ACTIVE ENERGY RAY-CURABLE INKJET INK COMPOSITION - Provided is an active energy ray-curable inkjet ink comprising a pigment and polymerizable monomers that is superior in nozzle ejection stability, adhesiveness to recording medium and storage stability, wherein the polymerizable monomers comprise N-acryloyloxyethyl hexahydrophthalimide.02-26-2009
20100092737Process, Composition and Ink - A process for purifying a composition comprising: 04-15-2010
20100080964COMPOSITION FOR FORMING LAYER TO BE PLATED, METHOD OF PRODUCING METAL PATTERN MATERIAL, METAL PATTERN MATERIAL - A composition including a polymer, the polymer having a non-dissociative functional group that interacts with a plating catalyst or a precursor thereof, a radical polymerizable group, and an ionic polar group; a method of producing a metal pattern material using the same: and a metal pattern material produced by the method.04-01-2010
20100080963PHOTOSENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION, POLYMER COMPOUND, METHOD OF FORMING A PATTERN, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A polymer compound is provided which is excellent in heat resistance and insulating property, and a photosensitive resin composition is provided which includes the polymer compound, and may form a cured pattern or a cured film excellent in pattern forming property, resolution, heat resistance and insulating property. Also, a method for forming a cured pattern excellent in pattern forming property, resolution, heat resistance and insulating property using the photosensitive resin composition, and an electronic device having high reliance for a semiconductor device or for a display device are provided. The photosensitive resin composition includes a polymer compound obtained by reacting a monomer represented by Formula (1) and a monomer represented by Formula (2), and a photosensitizing agent.04-01-2010
20090087627WHITE INK COMPOSITION, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, AND PRINTED MATERIAL - A white ink composition for inkjet recording is provided that includes an acylphosphine-based photopolymerization initiator, a monomer having a heterocyclic skeleton, and a white colorant, the acylphosphine-based photopolymerization initiator having a content of 10 to 18 wt % relative to the ink composition. There are also provided an inkjet recording method that includes a step of discharging the white ink composition for inkjet recording onto a recording medium and a step of curing the white ink composition by irradiating the discharged white ink composition with actinic radiation, and a printed material formed by the inkjet recording method.04-02-2009
20090087625METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING STRUCTURE, AND STRUCTURE - A method of producing a structure, including: 04-02-2009
20090202792POLYVINYLIDENE FLUORIDE FILMS AND LAMINATES THEREOF - A fluoropolymer film useful in a laminate construction comprising a fiberglass reinforced substrate and a high temperature resistant film comprising a fluoropolymer layer formed from a composition comprising (a) a polyvinylidene fluoride polymer; (b) a hydroxyl functional acrylic polymer; and (c) a crosslinking agent is provided.08-13-2009
20100080965DISPLAY BLANK BEARING INDICIA - The invention relates to a display blank bearing indicia such as a pattern for grout, tile, hard wood grain, and granite. The display blank comprises in one embodiment a base sheet, and a substrate bearing the indicia, wherein the substrate is releasably attached to the base sheet. The substrate bearing indicia permits a user to select and apply any number of patterns to a wall, a floor, or a countertop to thereby provide a comprehensive view of the selected pattern on the surface. In another embodiment, the display blank includes a base sheet and substrate that bear indicia, and is appropriate for use as a calendar, a picture frame and image, or a map. In another embodiment, the display blank includes a base sheet and a substrate that bears indicia and an encapsulated fragrance.04-01-2010
20120107579INK COMPOSITION - An ink composition having a viscosity which is below about 50.0 cps and having, at least, 10 wt %, by total weight of ink composition, of non volatile substances. Said composition comprising a carrier liquid, a dispersing agent, and solid particles; said solid particles are dispersed in the carrier liquid and comprise pigments embedded with resin polymers.05-03-2012
20120107578METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PRODUCING CONSTRUCTION ELEMENTS - Embodiments of the invention relate to a method for producing structural elements exposed to the effects of weather, such as metallic structural elements, in particular sectional door panels, roll-up door slats or the like, in which method the structural elements which may have already been provided with a base coating, are imprinted.05-03-2012
20120107577Vessel Closing Laminate - A vessel closing laminate comprising: a seal laminate comprising a bottom subassembly of layers including a foil layer; and a seal substrate attached to the uppermost layer of the bottom subassembly of layers wherein the seal substrate has a bottom foam layer and a top plastic material layer and further includes a free tab lying wholly within the circumference of the seal; a wax layer on top of the plastic material layer of the seal substrate; and an absorbent liner adhered to the plastic material layer of the seal substrate by means of the wax layer.05-03-2012
20120107576TAPE FOR HOLDING CHIP, METHOD OF HOLDING CHIP-SHAPED WORKPIECE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE USING TAPE FOR HOLDING CHIP, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING TAPE FOR HOLDING CHIP - The present invention aims to provide a tape for holding a chip that makes pasting and peeling of a chip-shaped workpiece easy. It is a tape for holding a chip having a configuration in which a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer is formed on a base material, wherein the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer has a chip-shaped workpiece pasting region onto which a chip-shaped workpiece is pasted and a frame pasting region onto which a mount frame is pasted, and that is used by pasting the mount frame to the frame pasting region, wherein the 180-degree peeling adhesive power of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer to a silicon mirror wafer at the frame pasting region is 5 times or more the 180-degree peeling adhesive power of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer to a silicon mirror wafer at the chip-shaped workpiece pasting region.05-03-2012
20120107575TOUCH PANEL HAVING A SEAMLESS OUTER SURFACE AND ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD - A touch panel having a seamless outer surface and its manufacturing method are disclosed. The method includes: binding step, placing step, and placing step. Provide a film and a shell. This film has a decorated area and a non-decorated area. Bond this film onto the shell to form an exterior seamless structure. Providing a touch panel and a screen displaying portion, place them together so as to form an internal structure. Finally, place the internal structure into a hollow area of the exterior seamless structure with glue for expelling any air clearance so that the exterior seamless structure and the internal structure are combined as a final product. It has a smooth surface with less shrinkage and is good for decoration. It can reduce thickness significantly. Light transmittance at hollow area is relatively larger. Plus, the sensitivity of the touch panel will perform a better response.05-03-2012
20120107574METHOD FOR APPLYING A SHRINK LABEL TO AN ARTICLE, A SHRINK LABEL AND A SHRINK LABEL MATERIAL - A method for applying a shrink label to an article, a shrink label and a shrink label material.05-03-2012
20090263635WATER-INSOLUBLE COLORANT DISPERSION AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF, AND RECORDING LIQUID, INK SET, PRINTED ARTICLE, IMAGE-FORMING METHOD AND IMAGE-FORMING APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A method of producing a water-insoluble colorant dispersion, having the steps of: 10-22-2009
20090263631FILM FORMING COMPOSITION FOR NANOIMPRINTING AND METHOD FOR PATTERN FORMATION - This invention provides a film forming composition for nanoimprinting, which has excellent resistance to etching with oxygen gas, can prevent the separation of a transfer pattern, can eliminate a problem of a holing time on a substrate, and is also excellent in transferability, and photosensitive resist, a nanostructure, a method for pattern formation using the same, and a program for realizing the method for pattern formation. The film forming composition for nanoimprinting comprises a polymeric silicon compound having the function of causing a photocuring reaction. Preferably, the polymeric silicon compound has a functional group cleavable as a result of response to electromagnetic waves and causes a curing reaction upon exposure to electromagnetic waves. More preferred are siloxane polymer compounds, silicon carbide polymer compounds, polysilane polymer compounds, and silazane polymer compounds, or any mixture thereof.10-22-2009
20090263634Magnetic Wallpaper Systems - A magnetic wallpaper system designed to easily install and remove wallpaper without damaging either the wallpaper or the surface of the wall. Such magnetic wallpaper may be printed for personally customized designs or images. Also such magnetic wallpaper may be printed to reflect a season, holiday, event, etc., and be easily changed according to the desired theme for a room.10-22-2009
20090263633LAMINATE STRUCTURE WITH ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND METHOD - Various laminate structures and methods of making laminate structures are provided. In one embodiment, a laminate structure includes a base layer, a metallized layer comprising an electronic/embedded device which is adhered to the base layer. A coating layer which is adhered to the conductive layer, and a non-metallic dichroic layer adhered to the coating layer. In another embodiment, the non-metallic dichroic layer directly contacts the electronic/embedded devices of the conductive layer. The laminate structures herein can be used in the hull of the air vehicles to communicate with satellites and ground based receiving stations, for example. The electronic/embedded devices of the laminate structures provide a low weight solution to transmitting and receiving data within an air vehicle.10-22-2009
20090263632RECORDING INK, RECORDING INK SET, RECORDS, INK CARTRIDGE, RECORDING METHOD, AND INKJET RECORDING APPARATUS - The present invention provides a recording ink set containing a black ink, a cyan ink, a magenta ink, and a yellow ink, each of which contains water, a water-insoluble color material, a water-soluble organic solvent, and a surfactant, wherein the black ink and at least one of the inks other than the black ink respectively contain a different water-soluble organic solvent; and the surface tension of the water-soluble organic solvent(s) used only for the inks other than the black ink is higher than that of the water-soluble organic solvent used only for the black ink; and the present invention also provides a recording method using the recording ink set.10-22-2009
20090263630Chromium Complex Dyes - The present invention relates to novel 1:2 chromium complex dyes, processes for their preparation and their use for dyeing or printing fibre materials containing hydroxyl groups or containing nitrogen.10-22-2009
20100080962INK COMPOSITION FOR INK JET RECORDING - An object of the present invention is to provide an ink composition that enables high-quality images having no white stripes or roughness to be obtained even when the images are printed on printing paper, such as art paper, at low resolution, and the ink composition is an ink composition for ink jet recording containing at least a coloring material, water, an alcohol solvent, and a surfactant, wherein the alcohol solvent contains an alkanediol sparingly soluble in water, a water-soluble 1,2-alkanediol, and a water-soluble 1,3-alkanediol.04-01-2010
20120141746METHOD OF FORMING AND VISUALIZING LATENT IMAGE - A method of visualizing a latent image includes: preparing a latent image composed of a plurality of paramagnetic seeds immobilized on a base in the form of an image, and a dispersion liquid of paramagnetic colloidal particles; immersing the latent image in the dispersion liquid of paramagnetic colloidal particles; and applying a magnetic field to the latent image and the dispersion liquid of paramagnetic colloidal particles.06-07-2012
20100124638Chemical Pinning to Direct Addressable Array Using Self-Assembling Materials - A method includes: providing a substrate having a plurality of chemically contrasted alignment features, and depositing a self-assembled material on at least a portion of the substrate, wherein the position and/or orientation of substantially spherical or cylindrical domains of the self-assembled material is directed by the alignment features, to form a nanostructure pattern, and wherein the period of the alignment features is between about 2 times and about 10 times the period of the spherical or cylindrical domains. An apparatus fabricated according to the method is also provided.05-20-2010
20090142556PROCESS FOR FORMING AN ORGANIC ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING AN ORGANIC DEVICE LAYER - A process of forming an electronic device is disclosed. An organic device layer is formed. The organic device layer includes a charge-selective material and a radiation sensitizer and has a first electrical conductivity. First portions of the organic device layer are selectively exposed to radiation. The electrical conductivity of the first portions of the organic device layer is modified.06-04-2009
20100098917AUTOMOTIVE GLAZINGS - A method of printing an automotive glazing component and an automotive glazing component are described. The method comprises the steps of: printing a first portion, having a width, of the glazing component using an ink spray to provide a first ink density, the ink density being constant across the width of the first portion; printing a second portion, also having a width, of the glazing component using an ink spray; and leaving a third portion, also having a width, of the glazing component, adjacent the second portion, unprinted, such that there is a zero ink density on the surface of the third portion of the glazing component. The step of printing the second portion comprises varying the output of the ink spray to produce a non-constant ink density on the surface of the second portion. By providing a non-constant ink-density on the surface of the glazing, it is possible to provide low-cost high-resolution non-constant optical and thermal transmission regions on automotive glazings.04-22-2010
20110200801ID CARDS WITH BLOCKED LASER ENGRAVING WRITABILITY - The invention relates to layer structures for ID cards on which information can be written by laser engraving and which have an additional layer that is applied to the card body after the laser engraving and restricts or completely prevents subsequent writing on the card by means of laser engraving, and consequently prevents falsification of the identifying information contained, and relates to a method for blocking the laser engraving writability of layer structures on which information can be written by laser engraving.08-18-2011
20110200800Disazo Compounds and Their Use in Ink-Jet Printing - A compound of Formula (1) or a salt thereof:08-18-2011
20110200799TREATMENT LIQUID FOR PLASTIC FILM, PRIMER LIQUID FOR PRINTING, INK COMPOSITION, AND METHOD FOR INK JET RECORDING USING THEM - This invention provides a treatment liquid for an ink jet recording medium having a recording face of a plastic film, wherein the treatment liquid including at least a specific cyclic ester compound or a specific cyclic amide compound, a primer liquid for printing, and an ink composition. According to the present invention, a plastic recorded matter possessing excellent adhesion and waterfastness can be formed on a recording medium having a recording face of a plastic film.08-18-2011
20110200797TREATMENT LIQUID FOR PLASTIC FILM, PRIMER LIQUID FOR PRINTING, INK COMPOSITION, AND METHOD FOR INK JET RECORDING USING THEM - This invention provides a treatment liquid for an ink jet recording medium having a recording face of a plastic film, wherein the treatment liquid including at least a specific cyclic ester compound or a specific cyclic amide compound, a primer liquid for printing, and an ink composition. According to the present invention, a plastic recorded matter possessing excellent adhesion and waterfastness can be formed on a recording medium having a recording face of a plastic film.08-18-2011
20110200794RADIATION-CURABLE INK COMPOSITION, INK JET RECORDING PROCESS, AND RECORDED MATTER - A radiation-curable ink composition includes an acrylate monomer of which homopolymer has a glass transition temperature of not higher than 0° C. in an amount of 20% by mass or more and 65% by mass or less based on the total amount of reaction components; a monofunctional acrylate having an alicyclic structure; and a multifunctional acrylate having an alicyclic structure.08-18-2011
20110200796ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY MULTI-LAYER FLEXIBLE FILM HAVING BARRIER PROPERTIES - A multi-layer film with barrier properties having one or more layers made from a bio-based film is disclosed. In one aspect, a multi-layer packaging film including (a) an outer layer including a bio-based film, wherein the bio-based film is polylactide, (b) an adhesive layer adjacent to the outer layer and (c) a product side layer including a metalized polyolefin having barrier properties, wherein the multi-layer packaging film is a flexible film.08-18-2011
20110200795IMPRINT LITHOGRAPHY - An imprint lithography template is disclosed. The imprint lithography template includes a plurality of pattern features extending from a plane of a body of the imprint lithography template, and away from that body, the pattern features to be used to apply a pattern into an imprintable medium. The imprint lithography template further includes a plurality of assist features in the form of recesses extending from the plane of that body of the imprint lithography template, and into that body. A method for forming the assist features in the imprint lithography template, using self-assembled block copolymers as an etch resist, is also disclosed.08-18-2011
20090181222HOT MELT INKS - A method for forming a mark on a substrate is disclosed. The method includes: (a) heating an edible hot melt ink including a colorant to a temperature sufficient to liquify the ink; and (b) transferring the ink to a substrate to provide a mark on the substrate.07-16-2009
20110171435SINGLE SIDE STITCHING FOR INTERIOR SKINS - A skin assembly is disclosed. The skin assembly includes a skin formed from a material that is capable of being stitched, a thread passing through the skin to form a stitch pattern on a first surface of the skin and a loop extending from a second surface of the skin opposite the first surface, and a substrate coupled to the loop of the thread to secure the thread in the skin.07-14-2011
20110268933NON-VINYL RESILIENT FLOORING PRODUCT AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME - Described herein is a resilient floor covering made from non-vinyl materials. Also disclosed are related methods for manufacturing the resilient floor coverings described herein.11-03-2011
20090092799MIXED LITHOGRAPHY WITH DUAL RESIST AND A SINGLE PATTERN TRANSFER - An inorganic electron beam sensitive oxide layer is formed on a carbon based material layer or an underlying layer. The inorganic electron beam sensitive oxide layer is exposed with an electron beam and developed to form patterned oxide regions. An ultraviolet sensitive photoresist layer is applied over the patterned oxide regions and exposed surfaces of the carbon based material layer, and subsequently exposed with an ultraviolet radiation and developed. The combined pattern of the patterned ultraviolet sensitive photoresist and the patterned oxide regions is transferred into the carbon based material layer, and subsequently into the underlying layer to form trenches. The carbon based material layer serves as a robust mask for performing additional pattern transfer into the underlying layer, and may be easily stripped afterwards. The patterned ultraviolet sensitive photoresist, the patterned oxide regions, and the patterned carbon based material layer are subsequently removed.04-09-2009
20090286051ANTHRAPYRIDONE COMPOUND OR SALT THEREOF, MAGENTA INK COMPOSITION CONTAINING THE SAME, AND COLORED PRODUCT - The present invention relates to an anthrapyridone compound represented by the following formula (1):11-19-2009
20090029119Ink set for ink jet, ink jet coloring process and colored product for outdoor - An object of the present invention is to provide an ink set for ink jet capable of obtaining printed articles superior in warm color representation and weather resistance, an ink jet coloring process and a colored product for outdoor. An ink set for ink jet containing an orange pigment ink (a) and a red pigment ink (b) wherein the orange pigment ink (a) includes iron oxide serving as an orange pigment and a solvent, and the red pigment ink (b) includes iron oxide serving as said red pigment; at least one of a pigment selected from condensed polycyclic compound pigments, said at least one of a pigment serving as said red pigment; and a solvent.01-29-2009
20080206526PROTECTIVE MATERIAL HAVING GUARD PLATES ON CLEARLY VISIBLE SUBSTRATE - A supple, globally flexible, composite protective material having guard plates on a substrate with a clearly visible pattern. The substrate is flexible and has a surface with a colored pattern including two or more colors. The guard plates are small, non-overlapping, printed resin material members having major and minor dimensions and are arranged in a predetermined pattern over a substantial portion of the surface of the substrate. In one embodiment of the invention the guard plates are transparent or translucent to visible light so that the colored pattern on the surface of the substrate is visible. In another embodiment the colors of the guard plates blend in with the colored pattern of the substrate.08-28-2008
20080206524Lithographic Printing Plates and Process for Making Same - The present invention refers to lithographic printing and, in particular, to highly solvent-resistant thermally imaging elements and to methods for using the same as well as to corresponding lithographic printing plates comprising said thermally imageable elements. It also refers to processes for making plates and assemblies for use in lithography. The heat imaging positive array of the present invention comprises: A—a hydrophilic substrate; B—a thermally-sensitive imaging element having a composite structure comprising: (1) a first layer on the substrate and a second layer on the first layer, a) the first layer comprising:—a polymeric material which is insoluble or substantially insoluble in aqueous alkaline developing solutions, modified by a first compound which renders the composition comprising the polymeric material more soluble in alkaline developing solutions; b) a second layer on the first layer, said second layer comprising:—a polymeric material modified by a second compound which renders more soluble or dispersible in aqueous alkaline developing solutions, during the developing process, after heating or through absorbance of electromagnetic radiation; the heated or exposed areas of the assembly becoming significantly more soluble or dispersible in aqueous alkaline developing solutions than the non-imaged or un-imaged areas. Or (2) a pre-mix previously prepared from the components of said first and second layers, wherein said pre-mix is subsequently applied on the substrate as a single layer08-28-2008
20090291269METHOD FOR CONDITIONING A SUBSTRATE SURFACE FOR FORMING AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREON AND RESULTANT DEVICE - A method for forming an electronic device on a flexible substrate conditions a surface of the flexible substrate to increase its malleability and to provide a conditioned substrate surface. A master surface is impressed against the conditioned substrate surface. The master surface is then released from the conditioned substrate surface, thereby forming a circuit-side surface on the substrate. The electronic device is then formed on the circuit-side surface. The substrate may be supported on a carrier during the method.11-26-2009
20110076466TONER COMPOSITION FOR ELECTROSTATIC PHOTOGRAPHY, DEVELOPER FOR ELECTROSTATIC PHOTOGRAPHY, METHOD OF FORMING ELECTROSTATIC PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGE, AND ELECTROSTATIC PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGE - The present invention provides a toner composition for electrostatic photography, including a reactive compound A having a reactive group XA, and a reactive compound B having a reactive group XB that is capable of reacting with the reactive group XA and forming a bond, wherein the reactive compound B is capable of forming a three-dimensionally bonded structure by reacting with the reactive compound A, and wherein the toner composition includes the reactive compound A and the reactive compound B in a mutually isolated state.03-31-2011
20110171436NEGATIVE-TYPE PHOTOSENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION, PATTERN FORMING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC PARTS - A negative-type photosensitive resin composition which is good in sensitivity and resolution, a pattern forming method by the use thereof wherein a pattern which can be developed in an alkali aqueous solution, is excellent in sensitivity, resolution and heat resistance and has a good shape is obtained, and highly reliable electronic parts are provided. The negative-type photosensitive rein composition includes (a) a polymer that has a phenolic hydroxyl group at a terminal and is soluble in the alkali aqueous solution, (b) a compound that generates an acid by irradiating active light, and (c) a compound that can be crosslinked or polymerized by an action of the acid.07-14-2011
20090274882METHOD FOR SELECTIVELY COATING SUBSTRATES - Methods for selectively coating substrates are disclosed. The methods generally comprise applying acid to a portion of the substrate; coating the substrate with a coating comprising a component that reacts with the acid; and removing the coating from the portion of the substrate to which the acid has been applied.11-05-2009
20090274881WRAPPING MATERIAL WITH OPPOSING ADHESIVE MEANS - A wrapping material for use with existing wrapping equipment or balers for wrapping bales of agricultural produce or other items are disclosed. The base wrapping material may be a netting, film, or combination thereof. The wrapping material includes a plurality of pre-defined, discrete, spaced-apart adhesive areas disposed on each side of the opposing sides of the wrapping material. The longitudinal spacing of the adhesive areas allows the wrapping material to be rolled onto a roll core so that the discrete spaced-apart adhesive areas contact only non-adhesive areas of the wrapping material thereby forming a first level of adhesion that easily allows the wrapping material to be released and unrolled. When wrapping an item, corresponding discrete adhesive areas come into face-to-face contact thereby forming a second level of adhesion that is stronger than the first level of adhesion.11-05-2009
20090104415Element with Optical Marking, Manufacturing Method, and Use - A layer combination with a marking is proposed, for example, for a miniaturized electrical component. The layer combination includes a first layer and a different release layer, which is applied on it, on which a pattern is formed by a released pattern-like area. The release area is formed from an inorganic, semiconducting, insulating material, where the pattern produced thereon is machine-readable.04-23-2009
20090104412External Light Blocking Film For Display Device, Filter For Display Device Having The Same, And Method Of Fabricating The Same - A method of fabricating an external light blocking film for a display device is provided. The method includes a step of applying a curable resin in which a photochromic colorant is mixed on a backing of a transparent resin; a step of disposing a photo-mask having a predetermined pattern on the curable resin and then irradiating the photochromic colorant through the photo-mask with light having a first wavelength which makes the photochromic colorant color-changed; a step of removing the photo-mask and then curing the curable resin. The method can improve fabrication efficiency.04-23-2009
20090286049METHODS OF APPLYING UV-CURABLE INKS TO RETROREFLECTIVE SHEETING - The present application relates to methods of forming a signage including a radiation curable ink. One exemplary embodiment involves heating at least a portion of a retroreflective article; applying a radiation curable ink to the heated portion of the retroreflective article; and curing the radiation curable ink. In most instances, a heated retroreflective article has a temperate that is greater than room temperature.11-19-2009
20090286048Phthalocyanines and Their Use in Ink-Jet Printing - Compounds of Formula (1) and salts thereof:11-19-2009
20090286052Printing carriers for transferring confidential information - In a printing carrier for transferring confidential information with a transparent film layer onto the front side of which the confidential information can be printed and wherein a concealing means, which considerably complicates the capability to identify the confidential information on the film layer is present behind the film layer, provision is made according to the invention for the film layer to carry on the front side at least one structure imprint, which does not add to the confidential information and which improves the effect of the concealing means due to its irregular area coverage.11-19-2009
20090286050Customizable Articles and Method of Customization - Customizable articles and a method of customization are disclosed. The method produces customizable articles having a graphic or pigment arrangement sandwiched between a film transfer layer and an exterior surface of the customizable articles. The process involves aligning a customizable article and a graphical transfer assembly on a press assembly, heating the press assembly, and applying pressure to the customizable article using the press. After removing the customizable article from the press assembly, the process comprises removal of the carrier layer and inspection of the resulting customizable article.11-19-2009
20090291271FUNCTIONAL LAMINATE - The invention refers to a functional laminate (11-26-2009
20090297797Polarization preserving front projection screen material - Polarization preserving front projection screens and diffusers provide optimum polarization preservation for stereoscopic 3D viewing, as well as improved light control for enhanced brightness, uniformity, and contrast for both 2D and 3D systems. Generally, the disclosed screens direct light from a projector toward viewers within a diffusion locus, while maintaining optimum gain characteristics. More specifically, light incident on a region of the front projection screen from a predetermined projection direction is reflected by an engineered surface to a predetermined diffusion locus after undergoing substantially single reflections. The engineered surface, comprised of generating kernels, is used to optimally diffuse illumination light into a range of viewing angles, within the diffusion locus, with suitable gain profile, while optimally preserving polarization for 3D applications. Such a screen, when combined with matched polarization analyzing eyewear, provides extremely low cross-talk from any observation point.12-03-2009
20090191385Photosensitive Resin Composition and Photosensitive Film - Disclosed is a photosensitive resin composition comprising an alkali-soluble resin, wherein the dissolution rate of the alkali-soluble resin in an aqueous sodium carbonate solution is not less than 0.04 μm/sec. When a photosensitive layer having a thickness of 30 μm is formed by applying the photosensitive resin composition onto a base and removing the solvent by heating, and thus-obtained photosensitive layer is irradiated with an active ray of 1000 mJ/cm07-30-2009
20120295075THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODELING APPARATUS, MODEL, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A MODEL - A three-dimensional modeling apparatus includes: a stage; a regulating body having a surface including a linear region along a first direction and being arranged to face the stage so that the linear region of the surface comes closest to the stage; a supply nozzle configured to supply a material to be cured by energy of an energy beam to a slit region which is a region between the stage and the linear region; a movement mechanism configured to move the regulating body and the stage relative to each other along a second direction other than the first direction to form a cured layer of the material for at least one layer; and an irradiation unit configured to irradiate the material supplied from the supply nozzle to the slit region with the energy beam under a state in which the stage and the regulating body rest relative to each other.11-22-2012
20120295078SHEET STRUCTURE, SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND METHOD OF GROWING CARBON STRUCTURE - The sheet structure includes a plurality of linear structure bundles including a plurality of linear structures of carbon atoms arranged at a first gap, and arranged at a second gap larger than the first gap, a graphite layer formed in a region between the plurality of linear structure bundles and connected to the plurality of linear structure bundles, and a filling layer filled in the first gap and the second gap and retaining the plurality of linear structure bundles and the graphite layer.11-22-2012
20120295074ARRAYS OF LONG NANOSTRUCTURES IN SEMICONDUCTOR MATERIALS AND METHODS THEREOF - An array of nanowires and method thereof. The array of nanowires includes a plurality of nanowires. The plurality of nanowires includes a plurality of first ends and a plurality of second ends respectively. For each of the plurality of nanowires, a corresponding first end selected from the plurality of first ends and a corresponding second end selected from the plurality of second ends are separated by a distance of at least 200 μm. All nanowires of the plurality of nanowires are substantially parallel to each other.11-22-2012
20120295076ULTRAVIOLET RAY CURABLE INK JET COMPOSITION AND PRINTED OBJECT - An ultraviolet ray curable ink jet composition of the present invention is characterized by being adapted to be ejected using an ink jet method and containing: 11-22-2012
20100143667Print Methodology for Applying Polymer Materials To Roofing Materials to Form Nail Tabs or Reinforcing Strips - A method and apparatus for applying nail tabs to roofing and building cover materials involving the steps of depositing tab material onto the surface of the roofing or building cover material, during or after its manufacture, resulting in a plurality of nail tabs from a lamination roll, and bonding the tabs to the surface of the material by pressure between the lamination roll and said surface. The method also encompasses depositing the tab material or pre-formed tabs by a pressure roll in contact with said surface. The tabs preferably are made substantially of a polymer material and may be hardened or cured by ultra-violet or visible light. The tabs may also be pre-formed and have adhesive backing.06-10-2010
20090169833HIGHLY TAILORED STIFFENING FOR ADVANCED COMPOSITES - Described herein are composites that are composed of a plurality of plies with a stiffening grid intimately embedded within the composite. The composite structures have the improved buckling performance characteristics of known isogrid and orthogrid composite structures and yet have a significantly higher damage tolerance that permits such structures to be used in the formation of aircraft and spacecraft designs. Also described herein are methods for making the composites.07-02-2009
20090169832SIMPLIFIED DOUBLE MASK PATTERNING SYSTEM - One embodiment of the present invention relates to a method for which a two mask lithography process can be used to reduce design density. The two mask process uses a first mask to expose a first photoresist layer located above a hard mask layer. The first photoresist is exposed in such a way that the level forms one or more lines, on opposite sides of a cell boundary. The hard mask is then etched. A second photoresist layer is deposited above the hard mask. The second mask is used to expose the second photoresist layer in such a way that a space is formed along the cell boundary equal to the minimum space of the level as required by the design rules. The hard mask is then etched again. The hard mask is subsequently used to pattern the layer below it. Other methods and structures are also disclosed.07-02-2009
20080241487System and Method for Rendering an Image Onto an Object - A system and method for rendering an image onto an object is described which can provide an improved method for transferring images onto the surface of a three dimensional object. The image is created onto paper-based or vinyl-type material which is then applied to, or forms the surface of an object such as a box, cupboard, storage chest, drinks container, nesting box and casket, etc., thereby enhancing the appearance and structural integrity of the object. In particular, the method is highly suited to objects having curved or angular components as the image-carrying medium may stretch to match the shape of the object. The image rendering method makes possible the use of low cost construction materials for creating the object and in several embodiments includes a new type of folding joint to enable the rendering of unimpaired images upon complex angled and curved shaped surfaces such that rendered objects of diverse and desirable shapes can be formed.10-02-2008
20110206907PLASTISOL COMPOSITIONS THAT ARE ESSENTIALLY FREE OF POLYVINYL HALIDES AND PHTHALATES - Plastisol compositions are disclosed containing methacrylate core/shell copolymer, non-phthalate ester plasticizers, pigment, filler, and thixotropic agent. Other additives are optional. The plasticizer is a blend of dibenzoate and DINCH. The plastisol can be used an ink of various colors for use in application to textiles. The plastisol compositions avoid polyvinyl chloride polymer resins and phthalate plasticizers conventionally employed in plastisol inks.08-25-2011
20080248264MATERIAL PATTERN, AND MOLD, METAL THIN-FILM PATTERN, METAL PATTERN USING THEREOF, AND METHODS OF FORMING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a material pattern, and mold using thereof, metal thin-film pattern, metal pattern, and method of forming the sames. A method of forming the material pattern according to the present invention comprises the steps of; (a) forming a photo-sensitive material film by coating a photo-sensitive material on a substrate; (b) deciding an exposure section on the photo-sensitive material film; (c) disposing a light refraction film and a light diffusion film at a route of light exposed on the photo-sensitive material film; and (d) forming a pattern on the photo-sensitive material film, by projecting a light on the exposure section of the photo-sensitive material film, wherein the light transmits the light refraction film and the light diffusion film.10-09-2008
20090017269Camouflage articles and method of making and using same - The present invention relates to a camouflage pattern comprising naturally occurring objects in combination with non-naturally occurring objects such as a logo, trademark, brand, name, symbol or other designation. In order to make such a camouflage pattern a two-dimensional layout of a collage or combination of images of a naturally occurring object and a logo, brand, or other designation, or a pattern of logos, brands or other designations is obtained. Then the composite image is digitized to yield a two-dimensional digital data set. The latter then is processed in a computer to produce the desired camouflage pattern comprising both elements of naturally occurring articles and the selected non-natural elements comprising a logo, brand, or other designation or combinations thereof. The resulting camouflage pattern then may be transferred to a useful article such as clothing, for example, or to any other of the myriad articles where camouflage patterns are desired and used.01-15-2009
20080274338WIRING SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A method for manufacturing a wiring substrate includes the steps of: (a) forming a sacrificial layer in a first pattern on a substrate; (b) forming a catalyst layer in a second pattern on the substrate; (c) immersing the substrate in an electroless plating liquid, thereby depositing a metal layer on the catalyst layer in the second pattern; and (d) heating to remove the sacrificial layer and to form a metal layer in a third pattern, wherein the third pattern is a region where the first pattern and the second pattern overlap each other.11-06-2008
20090035535INK-JET INK AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME, COLOR FILTER AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD OF FORMING FUNCTIONAL FILM - An ink-jet ink used to form a functional film by ejecting an ink droplet using an ink-jet system onto a non-penetrative substrate includes a compound that has an amino group and an alkylene glycol portion within a molecule and serves as a wettability enhancer. Also provided are a method of producing the ink-jet ink, a method of producing a color filter using the ink-jet ink, and a method of forming a color filter or a functional film.02-05-2009
20080280110METHOD OF ACTIVATING A SILICON SURFACE FOR SUBSEQUENT PATTERNING OF MOLECULES ONTO SAID SURFACE - The present invention relates to a method of activating a silicon surface for subsequent patterning of molecules onto said surface, and to patterns produced by this method, and further to uses of said pattern.11-13-2008
20080280108Fabrication Of Decorative Laminates And Panels - The invention relates to a Matrix (11-13-2008
20110268931SPECIAL EFFECT GLAZING - Disclosed is a transparent plastic automotive panel comprised of a plastic substrate, a non-black ink overlying a portion of the plastic substrate forming a printed substrate and a protective coating system overlying the ink. Also disclosed is a transparent plastic automotive panel comprised of a plastic substrate, a non-black ink overlying a portion of the plastic substrate forming a printed substrate and a protective coating system overlying the ink further comprising a plastic film, the ink being printed on a portion of the film11-03-2011
20080305309COATING COMPOSITIONS, PROCESS AND LUMINESCENT COATED ARTICLES - The invention is directed to a composition having a carrier and a luminescent chelate wherein the lanthanide chelate being a lanthanide and a ligand wherein the ligand being represented by the formula12-11-2008
20130189503METHOD OF PRINTING ON A FILM SUBSTRATE - A method for printing images on a substrate with an ink jet printer includes providing a liquid ink composition. The liquid ink composition includes an organic solvent, a binder, and a colorant. Droplets of the ink jet ink composition are directed to a plastic film substrate. The droplets are allowed to dry, thereby printing a durable graphic image on the substrate.07-25-2013
20080311355Thermoplastic Planks and Methods For Making The Same - A thermoplastic laminate plank is described wherein the thermoplastic laminate plank comprises a core, a print layer, and optionally an overlay. The core comprises at least one thermoplastic material and has a top surface and bottom surface wherein a print layer is affixed to the top surface of the core and an overlay layer is affixed to the top surface of the print layer. Optionally, an underlay layer can be located and affixed between the bottom surface of the print layer and the top surface of the core. In addition, a method of making the thermoplastic laminate plank is further described which involves extruding at least one thermoplastic material into the shape of the core and affixing a laminate on the core, wherein the laminate comprises an overlay affixed to the top surface of the print layer and optionally an underlay layer affixed to the bottom surface of the print layer.12-18-2008
20080248261PRINTED ARTICLE - An article having a printed image is formed from a substrate, an adhesive disposed over the substrate, a sheet disposed over the adhesive, a digitally printed image directly printed on the sheet, and an elastomer disposed over the printed image.10-09-2008
20080206527INK COMPOSITION, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, PRINTED MATERIAL, AND INK SET - An ink composition is provided that includes (A) a pigment, (B) a polymerizable monomer, (C) a polymerization initiator, and (D) a dispersant, the content of the pigment being no greater than 1 wt % of the entire ink composition, and the ratio (D/A) of the weight A of the pigment to the weight D of the dispersant in the ink composition satisfying the relationship 0.508-28-2008
20100279080 PRINTING INK SET - This invention relates to a printing ink set. The ink-jet ink set comprises a plurality of ink-jet inks, each ink being substantially free of water and volatile organic solvents, having a viscosity of 100 mPas or less at 25° C., and comprising at least one radiation-curable monomer, a photoinitiator, and a colorant, wherein the set includes a cyan ink, a magenta ink, a yellow ink, a black ink, and one or more of an orange ink, a green ink and a violet ink. The ink set may also include light CYMK inks. An eight ink set comprising cyan, magenta, yellow, black, orange, green, violet and light magenta inks is also disclosed.11-04-2010
20100279081PRINT HEAD ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD OF DEPOSITING A SUBSTANCE - A system and method for depositing a substance onto a substrate comprises continuously transporting the substrate in a transport direction while traversing a deposition arrangement across the substrate to deposit the substance in a number of swathes. During such movement the positions of the deposition arrangement and the substrate are controlled with respect to one another such that the swathes complement one another to provide substantially uniform coverage of the substrate. As a result of the defined arrangement, improved substrate speeds can be achieved since there is no need for the substrate to stop at each traverse.11-04-2010
20100279082Porphyrazine Coloring Matter And Ink Composition Containing The Same - The present invention relates to a porphyrazine coloring matter represented by the following formula (1) or a salt thereof11-04-2010
20100279079LASER-SENSITIVE RECORDING MATERIALS HAVING AN UNDERCOATING LAYER - The present invention provides a laser-sensitive recording material, which comprises a substrate being coated with a recording layer and an undercoating layer, wherein the recording layer undergoes a colour change upon heat treatment produced by laser irradiation and wherein the undercoating layer comprises a pigment with the proviso that the system of the recording layer that undergoes a colour change upon heat treatment produced by laser irradiation does not comprise an organic leuco dye and an organic colour developer, a process for its preparation, a process for marking the laser-sensitive recording material and the marked laser-sensitive recording material.11-04-2010
20080206525Ballistic-Resistant Article - The invention relates to a preformed sheet comprising at least two mono-layers, each mono-layer containing a fibrous network with fibres having a tensile strength of at least about 1.2 GPa and a tensile modulus of at least 40 GPa and a binder, and a separating film on at least one of its outer surfaces, wherein the separating film has an areal density of between 1 and 5 g/m08-28-2008
20080280109Apparatus for re-usable learning card - A learning card system comprised of a rigid backing, an ultra-peelable decal affixed using electrostatic adhesion. Said learning card system being sized to fit in a human hand.11-13-2008
20110143106Azaphthalocyanines and Their Use in Ink-Jet Printing - A mixture of azaphthalocyanine compounds of Formula (1) and salts thereof:06-16-2011
20120034434MASK BLANK, TRANSFER MASK, AND FILM DENSITY EVALUATION METHOD - A relative density of a light-shielding film made of MoSi, which is given by relative density=(actual density/theoretical density)×100, is obtained using a density (actual density) calculated by an XRR method and a theoretical density obtained from a material composition. By obtaining a dense film having a relative density greater than 94%, the thickness of an alterated layer, caused by exposure light, at a surface of the MoSi film can be made not more than 2.0 nm so that the dimensional change of a transfer pattern can be made small.02-09-2012
20090181219Yellow ink composition, ink set, ink jet recording method using ink set, and record - A yellow ink composition comprises C. I. Pigment Yellow 185 used as a colorant and has a pigment concentration of 10 to 20 weight percent.07-16-2009
20100272966PRINTING INK - This invention relates to a printing ink and in particular to an ink for ink-jet printing which is cured by irradiation. The ink comprises at least one radiation-curable monomer; at least one passive thermoplastic resin; at least one radical photoinitiator; and at least one colouring agent; wherein the ink has a viscosity of less than 100 mPas at 25° C., and wherein the at least one passive resin is present at 2 to 15 wt % based on the total weight of the ink and has a molecular weight of 1,500 to 70,000.10-28-2010
20090162619METHOD FOR PRODUCING A MICROMECHANICAL COMPONENT AND MIRCOMECHANICAL COMPONENT - A method is provided for producing a micromechanical component and a micromechanical component is provided, particularly a microphone, a micro-loudspeaker or a pressure sensor (an absolute pressure sensor or a relative pressure sensor) having a substrate and having a diaphragm pattern, for the production of the diaphragm pattern, process steps being provided that are compatible only with a circuit that is monolithically integrated into or on the substrate, a sacrificial pattern applied onto the substrate being removed for the production of the diaphragm pattern.06-25-2009
20090181221METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AN OPTICAL DATA CARRIER - A method of manufacturing an optical data carrier, wherein an essentially uncured resin layer is provided on a side of said optical data carrier. The essentially uncured resin layer is embossed with a relief pattern, wherein the relief pattern defines a graphic.07-16-2009
20090181220BAND OF WINDABLE PLASTIC MATERIAL - The invention relates to a band of windable plastic material, applicable for the production of bags, such as mesh bags, comprising a plurality of markings, distributed along its length, transparent to visible light and luminescent upon being radiated with ultraviolet or infrared light. According to an embodiment, the band is made up of two superimposed sheets, of which the inner sheet is intended to be applied on a bag, whereas the outer sheet is intended to be exposed outside of the bag, the mentioned markings being printed on the inner face of the outer sheet.07-16-2009
20090181218Conductive pattern and method of forming thereof - The present invention relates to a conductive pattern and a method for forming the conductive pattern, and more particularly, to a method for forming a conductive pattern, which comprises the steps of 1) preparing a substrate; 2) forming a first pattern by printing a first composition that includes an adhesion promoter and a solvent on the substrate; 3) forming a second pattern by printing a second composition that includes a conductive particle and a solvent on the first pattern; and 4) sintering the first pattern and the second pattern. The method for forming the conductive pattern according to the present invention may improve an adhesion property between a pattern and a substrate and may form a fine pattern having high resolution without formation of bank on a hydrophobic substrate.07-16-2009
20100291358STRUCTURAL COLOR BODY - To provide a structural color body that exhibits color using physical phenomena such as reflection, interference, diffraction, and scattering of light, and in which the decorative effect can be further enhanced, the present invention configures a structural color body by combining a plurality of structural color portions that structurally exhibit different colors from each other.11-18-2010
20110206909COATINGS FOR SUPPRESSING METALLIC WHISKERS - A coating is formed by depositing the coating on a metallic feature at a deposition temperature. Subsequently, the deposited coating and the metallic feature are cooled below the deposition temperature. The coating is chosen such that this cooling step causes the coating to induce a tensile stress in the metallic feature sufficient to substantially suppress the growth of metallic whiskers on that metallic feature. The coating thereby acts to suppress the growth of metallic whiskers.08-25-2011
20080268211LINE END SHORTENING REDUCTION DURING ETCH - A semiconductor device may be formed by the method comprising providing a patterned photoresist mask over the etch layer, the photoresist mask having at least one photoresist line having a pair of sidewalls ending at a line end, placing a coating over the at least one photoresist line comprising at least one cycle, wherein each cycle comprises: a) depositing a polymer layer over the photoresist line, wherein an amount of polymer at the line end is greater than an amount of polymer on the sidewalls, and b) hardening the polymer layer, and etching features into the etch layer through the photoresist mask, wherein a line end shortening (LES) is less than or equal to 1.10-30-2008
20110223391Ink Composition for Ink Jet Recording of the Active Energy Beam Curing Type, and Printed Article - The invention provides an ink composition for ink jet recording of the active energy beam curing type that comprises 30 to 80% by mass of a monofunctional acrylate having a monoalicyclic structure, 1 to 10% by mass of an urethane acrylate oligomer and 5 to 30% by mass of N-vinylcaprolactam together with a polymerization initiator and a coloring agent, and has a viscosity at 40° C. of 5 to 20 mPa·s and a surface tension of 20 to 50 mN/m. The ink composition exhibits good ejection capability and curability, is less smelling and of great safety, and has good adhesion to a variety of substrate materials.09-15-2011
20090186203FILM-FORMING COMPOSITION FOR IMPRINTING, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING STRUCTURE, AND STRUCTURE - Provided are a film-forming composition for imprinting that enables a structure to be obtained after coating the composition on a substrate and pressing a mold thereto with low compression pressure, a method of manufacturing a structure using the film-forming composition for imprinting, and a structure obtained thereby. The film-forming composition for imprinting according to the present invention contains a resin and an organic solvent, in which the organic solvent includes a particular solvent having a boiling point of 100 to 200° C. at ambient pressure. When the structure is manufactured, the film-forming composition for imprinting according to the present invention is coated on a substrate to form a resin layer, and after a mold is pressed against the resin layer, the mold is released from the resin layer.07-23-2009
20090186202COLOR FILTER MANUFACTURING METHOD, COLOR FILTER, IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A color filter manufacturing method includes discharging droplets of an ink from a droplet discharge head into a plurality of cells formed on a substrate while moving the substrate with respect to the droplet discharge head, and curing the ink discharged in the cells to form a colored portion within each of the cells. The discharging of the droplets includes prohibiting landing of the droplets in a landing prohibition region formed at a predetermined width from edges of each of the cells in a movement direction of the substrate with respect to the droplet discharge head. The landing prohibition region being arranged so that a relationship 0.5≦L07-23-2009
20110223396Component Surface with Three-Dimensional Surface Texture and Method for the Creation of a Component Surface with Three-Dimensional Surface Texture - This invention relates to a component surface (side section 109-15-2011
20090297795Ink-Jet Printing Using Disazo Dyes - A compound of Formula (1) and salts thereof:12-03-2009
20090297792SIMULATED PATINA FOR COPPER - A process for imparting a simulated patina appearance to a copper substrate, and a substrate having that appearance. A colorant having the desired initial patina color tone is employed to produce a non-continuous layer of colorant on the surface of a copper substrate. The appearance of patination of the desired tone is created by interspersed spots of colorant with the remaining portion of the substrate being exposed for natural patination. The interspersed spots of colorant may be produced by screen printing, by spattering, as by spraying, or by mechanical removal of colorant after application to the substrate surface, or a combination. The colorant is preferably a paint and may be applied by non-uniform spraying on the substrate surface. Non-uniformity may be accomplished by varying the volume of colorant sprayed during the application process or by varying the relative movement of the spray and substrate. After application, the colorant provides a simulated patina to the copper substrate surface while allowing the remaining (non-covered) portion of the substrate to patinate naturally.12-03-2009
20090297794LAMINATE AND ARTICLE FOR DAILY USE - A laminate includes a base layer being made from one of woven fabrics, knitted fabrics, and non-woven fabrics, and having two surfaces, and a thin film layer made of a polyvinyl butyral-based composition and covering one of the two surfaces of the base layer. An article for daily use, at least one part of which is made of the laminate, is also disclosed.12-03-2009
20120094089ULTRAVIOLET MARKING - An apparatus for UV marking a substrate comprises: an ink jet apparatus having UV sensitive ink, the ink jet apparatus being configured to eject the UV sensitive ink; and an extruder producing a wire and insulation in a processing direction. The ink jet apparatus is configured in relation to the processing direction so as to eject UV sensitive ink in a pattern onto a surface of the wire and insulation. Additionally, an apparatus for forming a UV marked product comprises: first and second injection devices; and a two layer mold injection unit at the output of the first and second injection devices. The first injection device uses a first mixture of a polymer, a color masterbatch, and a UV sensitive masterbatch, and the second injection device uses a second mixture of the polymer and the color masterbatch, and the first mixture and the second mixture are injected into the two layer mold to form a UV marked product having a UV sensitive section and a non-UV sensitive section. Further, methods related to UV marked or formed products and methods for recognizing legitimate products marked by the marking methods.04-19-2012
20090136720Azo Compound, Ink Composition, Recording Method and Colored Article - The present invention relates to an azo compound represented by the following formula (1)05-28-2009
20090136723COATED PLASTIC SHEET, A METHOD FOR PREPARING SAME, AND A HOUSING USING SAME - A coated plastic sheet comprises a transparent plastic sheet having a top and bottom surface, and a first film on the top surface and covering less than all of the top surface, thereby creating at least one uncovered area. At least a portion of the first film has a first metallic luster on its exposed surface. The coated plastic sheet also comprises a second film on the bottom surface. At least a portion of the second film is visible through the uncovered area of the sheet, wherein the second film presents a second metallic luster through the uncovered area.05-28-2009
20090136721Multi-Layer Body and Method for Producing the Same - Described is a multi-layer body (05-28-2009
20090004442PROCESSES FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS, AND COLOR FILTERS FOR USE THEREIN - Processes are provided for depositing multiple color filter materials on a substrate to form color filters. In a first process, the surface characteristic of a substrate is modified by radiation so that a flowable form of a first color filter material will be deposited on a first area, and converted to a non-flowable form. A second color filter material can then be deposited on a second area of the substrate. In a second process, first and second color filter materials are deposited on separate donor sheets and transferred by radiation to separate areas of the substrate. A third process uses flexographic printing to transfer the first and second color filter materials to the substrate.01-01-2009
20090186201PLATE MAKING METHOD AND PLANOGRAPHIC PRINTING PLATE - A plate making method comprising the steps of: (1) ejecting a plate making ink onto a printing plate material via an ink-jet recording method, (2) irradiating actinic energy rays onto the ejected plate making ink, and (3) forming an image via evaporating of an ink solvent followed by drying, wherein the plate making ink comprises water and an actinic energy ray curable polymer, having a plurality of side chains with a main chain, and cross-linking can be induced among the side chains by irradiation of actinic energy ray radiation, and having a polymerization degree of 200-4000, in a range of 0.8%-5.0 weight % based on the total weight of the ink.07-23-2009
20090186199Bis-(OH-triazinyl)-bridged Azo Dyes, Ink, Process and Use - A compound of Formula (1) or a salt thereof:07-23-2009
20090186198Protected Graphics and Related Methods - An improved protected graphics assembly according to the invention comprises the following sequential layers: optionally, at least one adhesive layer; at least one graphics layer; and at least one outwardly exposed polymer layer that is essentially free of high surface energy materials and has a gloss value of greater than 90 when tested according to ASTM D2457-03 at a 60-degree angle. The assembly is beneficially applied to a variety of articles and used in a variety of related methods. In an exemplary embodiment, a race car comprises a protected graphics assembly that comprises: optionally, at least one adhesive layer; at least one outwardly exposed polymer layer that is essentially free of high surface energy materials; and at least one graphics layer substantially protected from exterior exposure by the polymer layer.07-23-2009
20090004443CHAIR MAT - A chair mat includes a first decorative layer, the first decorative layer being composed of melamine-formaldehyde impregnated decorative sheet. The chair mat also includes a central core layer including a top first surface and a bottom second surface, the central core layer being composed of at least one resin impregnated sheet. The first decorative layer is coupled to the top first surface of the central core layer. The chair mat also includes a second decorative layer coupled to the bottom second surface of the central core layer, the second decorative layer being composed of a melamine-formaldehyde impregnated decorative sheet.01-01-2009
20080318008Method and Apparatus for Application of a Pattern, Element and Device Provided with Such a Pattern - The invention relates to a method and apparatus for application of a decorative pattern to a substrate coated with a coating layer, an element comprising a surface coated with a coating layer with such a pattern, as well as a device provided with such an element. The method employs laser ablation of the pattern in a coating layer, followed by the application of ink in the laser-ablated pattern. The method according to the invention is more flexible with respect to the nature of the coating than known methods.12-25-2008
20090035534Method and structure of a reusable substrate - A reusable substrate structure and a method of handling the reusable substrate are disclosed. The reusable substrate structure comprises a substrate, at least one epitaxial layer and at least one inter layer. The method used in this invention is by employing a separating method in order to decompose the inter layer. Since the inter layer is decomposed, the substrate and the epitaxial layer will be separated. This achieves the goal of reusable substrate and then can save the material cost without additional wasting.02-05-2009
20090142552Method of Depositing Materials on a Textile Substrate - A method of providing deposits of a functional composition on a textile substrate (06-04-2009
20090142553Yellow Dye and a Process for Ink Jet Printing Using the Dye - A process for printing an image on a substrate comprising applying thereto by means of an ink jet printer an ink comprising a compound of Formula (1):06-04-2009
20090208709Film adhesives - An advertising film comprises a media layer and a cover layer. The media layer comprises pigment configured to form a graphic and polymers configured to prevent or reduce discoloration, even when mounted on styrene-butadiene rubber. The cover layer is typically transparent and is configured to help attached the media layer to a surface. The cover layer is optionally larger in area than the media layer. The media layer and the cover layer are optionally attached to the surface using different adhesives. In some embodiments, the medial layer is attached using an adhesive having lower adhesive strength than an adhesive used to attach the cover layer. The media layer and cover layer are optionally attached to a moving surface such as the handrail of a convenience.08-20-2009
20090324902CONDUCTIVE FILM-FORMING PHOTOSENSITIVE MATERIAL AND CONDUCTIVE MATERIAL - A photosensitive material for forming a conductive film having a support, a silver salt-containing emulsion layer over the support, and one or more optional layers formed over the support or the silver salt-containing emulsion layer side of the support, wherein any one of the silver salt-containing emulsion layer or the optional layer(s) contains conductive fine particles and a binder, and the ratio by mass of the conductive fine particles to the binder (the conductive fine particles/the binder) is from 1/33 to 1.5/1.12-31-2009
20090324904Massively Parallel Assembly of Composite Structures Using Depletion Attraction - Producing composite structures includes dispersing a first plurality of objects, a second plurality of objects, and a third plurality of objects in a fluid, the third and second plurality of objects having an average maximum dimension that is smaller than the first plurality of objects The first plurality of objects comprise a first, a second, a third and a forth object, each having mating surface regions The first and second objects' mating surfaces are complimentary and the third and forth objects' mating surfaces are complementary The first and second object aggregate together in response to the dispersing of the second plurality of objects in the fluid due to a depletion attraction between the first and the second object The third and forth object aggregate together in response to dispersing the third plurality of objects in the fluid due to a depletion attraction between the third and the fourth object12-31-2009
20090324900INK COMPOSITION AND COLORED PRODUCT - The present invention relates to an ammonium salt or a sodium salt of an anthrapyridone compound represented by the following the formula (1):12-31-2009
20090324898ACCOUTERMENT HAVING THERMAL TRANSFER PRINTING PATTERNS - An accouterment having patterns printed by thermal transfer printing process is provided. The present invention sticks transfer printing layers having patterns or traceries pre-printed thereon onto an inside surface and an outside surface of an accouterment to transfer the patterns onto the accouterment. The patterns are then spray coated with a layer of glossy paint. Such a layer of glossy paint makes the patterns achieving stereoscopic effect. And when the accouterment endures a light refraction, the patterns on the inside surface and the outside surface of the accouterment are visually overlapped one to another so as to generate a stereoscopic impression.12-31-2009
20090324901INTERIOR MATERIAL ARTICLE FOR AUTOMOBILE - The interior material article for an automobile of the present invention comprises sequentially a skin layer (A), a crosslinked foam layer (B) and a base layer (C), and is composed of an integrated combination of a laminated sheet in which the skin layer (A) and the crosslinked foam layer (B) are joined and the base layer (C) by vacuum molding method. The skin layer (A) comprises a polyolefin-based resin (a1), and the crosslinked foam layer (B) is a layer in which a crosslinking and foaming resin composition is crosslinked and foamed, the composition comprising a polylactic acid-based resin (b1), a polyolefin-based resin (b2) comprising a monomer unit based on ethylene and a monomer unit based on propylene, a modified polyolefin (b3) having an ester bond at its side chain, and a crosslinking aid (b4). Contents of the resin (b1), (b2) and (b3) are respectively 1% to 30% by weight, 65% to 89% by weight and 1% to 10% by weight based on 100% by weight of the total of the resin (b1), (b2) and (b3) that are contained in the crosslinking and foaming resin composition.12-31-2009
20090202795INK COMPOSITION, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, PRINTED MATERIAL, AND MOLDED PRINTED MATERIAL - An ink composition is provided that includes (A) a compound having an ethylenically unsaturated double bond and a silicone chain, (B) a polymerizable monomer, and (C) a radical polymerization initiator, at least 75 wt % of the polymerizable monomer being a monofunctional polymerizable monomer selected from the group consisting of a monofunctional acrylate, a monofunctional methacrylate, a monofunctional vinyloxy compound, a monofunctional N-vinyl compound, a monofunctional ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid compound, a monofunctional acrylamide, and a monofunctional methacrylamide. There are also provided an inkjet recording method that includes (i-1) a step of discharging the ink composition onto a recording medium and (i-2) a step of curing the ink composition by irradiating the discharged ink composition with actinic radiation, a printed material formed by employing the inkjet recording method, and a molded printed material formed by subjecting the printed material to molding.08-13-2009
20090081421PHOTOCURABLE COATING COMPOSITION, AND OVERPRINT AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SAME - A photocurable coating composition is provided that includes (A) a compound represented by Formula (i) below, (B) a photopolymerization initiator, and (C) a compound having an ethylenically unsaturated bond.03-26-2009
20090081418SPIN-ON ANTIREFLECTIVE COATING FOR INTEGRATION OF PATTERNABLE DIELECTRIC MATERIALS AND INTERCONNECT STRUCTURES - The present invention provides a method of fabricating an interconnect structure in which a patternable low-k material replaces the need for utilizing a separate photoresist and a dielectric material. Specifically, this invention relates to a simplified method of fabricating single-damascene and dual-damascene low-k interconnect structures with at least one patternable low-k dielectric and at least one inorganic antireflective coating. In general terms, a method is provided that includes providing at least one patternable low-k material on a surface of an inorganic antireflective coating that is located atop a substrate. The inorganic ARC is liquid deposited and comprises a polymer that has at least one monomer unit comprising the formula M-R03-26-2009
20090297793Article of manufacture for providing a method of a grippable lace or cord - An article of manufacture that provides an integral protective coating that improves lace, cordage, rope, twine, or other tie substrates that will not untie under normal, high performance, or inclement conditions and is stainproof, waterproof, and safer than currently available products. This invention is typically used in fastening shoes, garments, webbing, bags, cinch, or other application where holding fast without slipping is advantages. A coating by example but not limited to, surrounding, permeating, striping, edging, encapsulating the tie substrate consisting of either silicone, rubber, latex, urethane, polyurethane, polyethylene, or other coating type materials that present the desired properties.12-03-2009
20110143104ELECTROSTATIC ADSORBABLE SHEET - An electrostatic adsorbable sheet (iii), which has a long-lasting adsorbability not easily affected by humidity, secures good ink adhesiveness, and does not generate troubles in a printing process, is provided. The electrostatic adsorbable sheet (iii) comprises a laminate of a label layer (i) containing a resin film layer (A) and a recording layer (D) on one surface of the resin film layer (A), and a peelable sheet layer (ii) containing a peelable layer (B) and a support layer (C), in which the label layer (i) and the peelable sheet layer (ii) are laminated so that the resin film layer (A) and the peelable layer (B) contact with each other. The peeling strength between the label layer (i) and the peelable sheet layer (ii) is from 1 to 50 g/cm, and the label layer (i) peeled from the peelable sheet layer (ii) is electrostatically adsorbable to an object to be attached.06-16-2011
20090053479Disazo Dyes for Ink-Jet Printing - A compound of Formula (1) or salt thereof:02-26-2009
20090053482METHOD OF REDUCING IMAGE FADE - A method of reducing dye fade of a printed inkjet image comprises the step of depositing a layer of Al02-26-2009
20090053480Phthalocyanines and Their Use in Ink-Jet Printing - A mixture of compounds of Formula (1) and salts thereof:02-26-2009
20090098347PHOTOSENSITIVE SELF-ASSEMBLED MONOLAYER FOR SELECTIVE PLACEMENT OF HYDROPHILIC STRUCTURES - A photosensitive monolayer is self-assembled on an oxide surface. The chemical compound of the photosensitive monolayer has three components. A first end group provides covalent bonds with the oxide surface for self assembly on the oxide surface. A photosensitive group that dissociates upon exposure to ultraviolet radiation is linked to the first end group. A second end group linked to the photosensitive group provides hydrophobicity. Upon exposure to the ultraviolet radiation, the dissociated photosensitive group is cleaved and forms a hydrophilic derivative in the exposed region, rendering the exposed region hydrophilic. Carbon nanotubes or nanocrystals applied in an aqueous dispersion are selectively attracted to the hydrophilic exposed region to from electrostatic bonding with the hydrophilic surface of the cleaved photosensitive group.04-16-2009
20110143105TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF AND TOUCH PANEL THEREWITH - A transparent conductive film includes: a transparent film substrate; a transparent conductor layer provided on one or both sides of the transparent film substrate; and at least one undercoat layer interposed between the transparent film substrate and the transparent conductor layer; wherein: the transparent conductor layer is patterned; and a non-patterned portion not having the transparent conductor layer has the at least one undercoat layer.06-16-2011
20090081424BONDING SHEET, BONDING METHOD AND BONDED BODY - A bonding sheet having a bonding film that can be firmly bonded to an object with high dimensional accuracy and efficiently bonded to the object at a low temperature, a bonding method which is capable of efficiently bonding such a bonding sheet and the object at a low temperature, and a bonded body formed by firmly bonding the bonding sheet and the object with high dimensional accuracy and therefore being capable of providing high reliability are provided. The bonding sheet is adapted to be bonded to an object. The bonding sheet includes a functional substrate having a specific function and a surface, and a bonding film provided on the side of the surface of the functional substrate, the bonding film containing metal atoms, oxygen atoms bonded to the metal atoms, and leaving groups each bonded to at least one of the metal and oxygen atoms, and having a surface. When energy is applied to at least a predetermined region of the surface of the bonding film, the leaving groups, which exist in the vicinity of the surface within the region, are removed from the bonding film so that the region develops a bonding property with respect to the object.03-26-2009
20090081420INK COMPOSITION, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, AND PRINTED MATERIAL - An ink composition is provided that includes (A) at least one polymerizable compound selected from the group consisting of a monofunctional radically polymerizable monomer having an aliphatic cyclic structure, an N-vinyllactam, and an aromatic monofunctional radically polymerizable monomer, (B) a radical polymerization initiator, (C) a pigment, and (D) a graft copolymer having a repeating unit represented by the Formula below in a graft chain.03-26-2009
20110229698BIODEGRADABLE RESIN COMPOSITES - The present invention provides biodegradable compositions, resins comprising the same, and composites thereof.09-22-2011
20080233361PATTERN-FORMED SUBSTRATE, PATTERN-FORMING METHOD, AND DIE - A pattern-formed substrate is provided. The pattern-formed substrate includes a substrate base, an organic thin film and an inorganic resist film stacked on the substrate base in this order, and patterns having predetermined aspect ratios formed on the organic thin film and the inorganic resist film, respectively. The pattern of the organic thin film is formed by selective etching using the pattern of the inorganic resist film as a mask.09-25-2008
20100151212Azo compounds - A compound of Formula (1) or a salt thereof:06-17-2010
20110229700PRINTING INK AND COATING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING DERIVATIVES OF STARCH AND MODIFIED STARCH - A printing ink or coating composition contains optionally colorant and one or more derivatives of starches or modified starches.09-22-2011
20110223397SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The invention provides a semiconductor device comprising a semiconductor element and an adherend, thermocompression bonded via a patterned photosensitive film adhesive, wherein the water content of the patterned photosensitive film adhesive just before thermocompression bonding is no greater than 1.0 wt %, with the aim of providing a semiconductor device exhibiting excellent heat resistance.09-15-2011
20110223395PIGMENT DISPERSION, INK COMPOSITION USING THE SAME, AND PRINTED MATERIAL - A pigment dispersion including: 2 to 35% by mass of a pigment (a); 10 to 30 parts by mass of a polymer (b) with respect to 100 parts by mass of the pigment (a), the polymer (b) containing 5 to 30% by mass of a repeating unit represented by the following Formula (1) and having a weight average molecular weight of 10000 to 200000; and 15 to 50 parts by mass of a graft copolymer (c) having a polyalkylene imine chain or a polyallylamine chain in a main chain thereof and a polyester chain in a side chain thereof with respect to 100 parts by mass of the pigment (a), in which a total of the contents of the polymer (b) and the graft copolymer (c) is in the range of 25 to 70 parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of the pigment (a).09-15-2011
20110223392Removable Patch for Covering a Portion of a Body from View - The present application is directed to patches for covering a portion of a user's body. The patch may comprise a support layer having first and second exterior surfaces. The first exterior surface may be applied to the skin of the user, and a decorative medium may be attached to the second exterior surface. The support layer may be constructed of a material having a bend stiffness sufficient to allow the support layer to bend in a simple curvature shape and generally provide resistance to bending in a complex curvature shape.09-15-2011
20090004444Novel Photosensitive Resin Compositions - A positive-working photosensitive composition containing one or more polybenzoxazole precursor polymers, a diazonaphthoquinone photoactive compound which is the condensation product of a compound containing from 2 to about 9 aromatic hydroxyl groups with a 5-naphthoquinone diazide sulfonyl compound and a 4-naphthoquinone diazide sulfonyl compound, and at least one solvent, and the use of such compositions to form a relief pattern on a substrate.01-01-2009
20090004441Process For Treating Substrates - A process for treating a substrate comprises utilizing at least one aqueous formulation comprising 01-01-2009
20090169835LOW COST ANTENNA ARRAY FABRICATION TECHNOLOGY - Methods are provided for producing large volumes of small antenna arrays. In one embodiment, the method comprises the steps of creating an antenna array pattern as a computer file, printing the created pattern onto the surface of a suitable transfer paper, placing the printed image surface in contact with the surface of a material to be etched, and transferring the printed image to the surface of the material to be etched. The transfer can be effected by any combination of chemicals, heat, and/or pressure. After transfer of the printed image, the transfer paper is removed. The step of removing the transfer paper optionally includes wetting the transfer paper in a manner that dissolves the transfer paper leaving the printed antenna pattern on the surface of the material to be etched. The method further includes the step of etching the non-printed portions of the material, preferably by chemical etching, and removing the printed pattern from the surface of the material to yield an antenna array comprising a non-etched portion of the substrate surface. Arrays, and substrates having an etch-resistant mask for making the arrays, are also provided.07-02-2009
20100003473METHOD FOR PRODUCING ORIGINAL MASTER USED TO PRODUCE MOLD STRUCTURE, ORIGINAL MASTER AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING MOLD STRUCTURE - A method for producing an original master used to produce a mold structure, the method including: forming a resist layer on a surface of an original master substrate, and exposing and developing the resist layer so as to form on the surface of the substrate an original master resist pattern substantially in the shape of concentric arcs utilized to form an original master concavo-convex pattern; selectively etching the resist pattern, under one of a condition that the resist pattern on an inner circumferential side is etched to a greater extent than the resist pattern on an outer circumferential side and a condition that the resist pattern on the outer circumferential side is etched to a greater extent than the resist pattern on the inner circumferential side; and etching the substrate with the selectively etched resist pattern serving as a mask so as to form the original master concavo-convex pattern.01-07-2010
20090246482MULTILAYER FILM FOR USE IN SIMULTANEOUS INJECTION MOLDING-LAMINATION METHOD - A multilayer film for use in a simultaneous injection molding-lamination method comprising a layer (A) formed of a polycarbonate resin and a layer (B) formed of a composition of 85 to 100 parts by weight of a methacrylic resin and 0 to 15 parts by weight of acrylic rubber particles, which is laminated on at least one surface of the layer (A). The multilayer film is preferably used as a decorative film having high resistance to whitening and high surface hardness.10-01-2009
20110143102Freedom flag - The present invention, hereinafter referred as the Freedom Flag is a specially designed window tint for motor vehicles which is adorned with a striking image of, in one embodiment, the American flag. Notably, imprinted over the top of the flag and facing forward with wings outstretched is the bald eagle, providing a bold and striking contrast to the flag design. The flag itself is rendered as the traditional stars and stripes and as such would boast a blue union adorned with fifty stars positioned in the upper left quadrant of the flag and features thirteen horizontal strips of alternate red and white. The Freedom Flag is rendered to create the illusion that the flag is freely flying, thus the bottom of the union and stripes are rendered as undulating, waving lines. Boldly imprinted on the left side of the unit are the words “STRENGTH,” “HONOR,” “FREEDOM” rendered in a cursive text and boasting a stepped placement. As mentioned, the Freedom Flag is produced as a standard vehicle sun blocker, thus this image could be imprinted on window tint to block the ultraviolet rays of the sun from the rear window.06-16-2011
20110143103PHOTO-CURABLE RESIN COMPOSITION, PATTERN FORMING METHOD AND SUBSTRATE PROTECTING FILM, AND FILM-SHAPED ADHESIVE AND ADHESIVE SHEET USING SAID COMPOSITION - The invention relates to a photo-curable resin composition, which contains a polyimide silicone having a primary alcoholic hydroxyl group, as a component (A); at least one compound selected from the group consisting of an amino condensation product modified with formalin or a formalin-alcohol and a phenol compound having two or more in average of methylol group or alkoxymethylol group in one molecule thereof, as a component (B); and a photo-acid generator as a component (C). When used as an adhesive, the photo-curable resin composition further contains a multifunctional epoxy compound as a component (D).06-16-2011
20090239043OLEOPHILIC COMPOSITIONS, COATINGS EMPLOYING THE SAME, AND DEVICES FORMED THEREFROM - Oleophilic compositions, coatings employing the same, and devices formed therefrom that exhibit one or more improved coating properties. The compositions may comprise a film-forming binder and, when at least partially coated and cured on a substrate, comprise: (a) a contact angle with water ranging from 50 to less than 78; and (b) a contact angle with squalene of less than 25. The coating compositions may include various binder compositions, including, for example, thermosetting acrylic polymers, thermoplastic acrylic polymers, radiation curable coating compositions, and alkoxide compositions. The resultant coatings exhibit one or more improved physical properties, such as improved gloss, improved stain and sebum resistance, and/or improved cleaning ability relative to existing coating systems when deposited over various substrates.09-24-2009
20100003467THERMOSENSITIVE MULTIPLE RECORDING SHEET AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - The present invention provides a thermosensitive multiple recording sheet characterized in that a second base material having light transmission properties is attached to the side of a first thermosensitive recording layer of a first thermosensitive recording sheet comprising a first base material and the first thermosensitive recording layer formed on one surface of the first base material, through a temporary adhesive layer, the second base material is composed of an information disclosing portion and an information non-disclosing portion, a shielding layer is formed at the position corresponding to the information non-disclosing portion on the second base material, and an ultraviolet curable resin layer are formed as an outermost layer of the sheet.01-07-2010
20090117344METHOD OF CORRECTING MASK PATTERN, PHOTO MASK, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A method of correcting a mask pattern, the method correcting the mask pattern of a mask such that a wiring pattern having desired dimensions is formed based on a micro-fabrication process using the mask, corrects the mask pattern so that, before carrying out the micro-fabrication process, an etching proximity effect is dealt with by use of the correction model in which a pattern size and a inter-patter space size are set as parameters. This makes it possible to correct the mask pattern with high accuracy so that the wiring pattern having the desired dimensions is formed on the substrate, thereby dealing with the etching proximity effect.05-07-2009
20090117340Substrate, system and method for magnetic ink character recognition encoding - A document comprising a substrate with a surface having cellulose hydroxy groups, an adhesion promoter present on at least a first portion of the substrate surface, and a magnetic ink image formed over the first portion of the substrate surface. The adhesion promoter comprises a silane component including at least one amino functional group and at least one of a second type of functional group that is configured to bond with cellulose hydroxyl groups in the substrate. The magnetic ink image has a magnetic signal strength of at least 80%. A corresponding printing system and a method of printing also are disclosed.05-07-2009
20090220750Partial Printing Of A Substrate Using Metallization - A panel includes a light permeable material that is partially coated with superimposed layers and includes a metallized layer. A print pattern typically has a radiation-reflective surface facing one side of the panel and a radiation-absorbing surface facing the other side of the panel, for example to form a vision control panel, for example a one-way vision, see-through graphic panel.09-03-2009
20090220751Substrates Having Improved Crockfastness - An ink-printed substrate comprising a substrate and water-based ink composition printed on the substrate, wherein the ink-printed substrate has an average crockfastness of at least about 2.5 or greater.09-03-2009
20090220748Ink Composition, Recording Method Using the Same, and Recorded Matter - An object of the present invention is to provide an ink composition which can provide an image having excellent glossy texture to various recording media, particularly to a glossy recording medium, is decreased in bronzing phenomenon, and is also good in fixing property and scratch resistance such as gloss change. The invention relates to an ink composition containing at least a coloring agent coated with a water-insoluble polymer as a coloring material and a resin emulsion as an additive, wherein the weight average molecular weight of the water-insoluble polymer is from 50,000 to 150,000, and wherein the resin emulsion comprises a resin comprising a monomer component of the same kind as the monomer component constituting the water-insoluble polymer and having a weight average molecular weight of 1.5 to 4 times that of the water-insoluble polymer; and an ink composition containing at least a coloring agent coated with a water-insoluble polymer and resin particles, wherein the water-insoluble polymer is a polymer obtained by a solution polymerization process using at least a polymerizable unsaturated monomer and a polymerization initiator, wherein the coloring agent coated with the water-insoluble polymer is a coloring material obtained by a phase inversion emulsification process in which after the water-insoluble polymer is dissolved in an organic solvent, at least the coloring agent and water are added thereto, followed by mixing, and the organic solvent is removed to perform dispersion in an aqueous system, and wherein the resin particles are a polymer obtained by an emulsion polymerization process using at least a crosslinking agent.09-03-2009
20090258196INKJET RECORDING INK AND RECORDING MEDIA SET, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, RECORDED MATTER AND RECORDING APPARATUS - There is provided an inkjet recording ink and recording media set, which contains: an inkjet recording ink; and a recording medium, wherein the inkjet recording ink comprises at least: water; a water-soluble organic solvent; and a colorant containing carbon black, and having a volume average particle diameter of 40 nm to 100 nm, wherein the recording medium contains: a substrate; and a coating layer on at least one side of the substrate, and wherein an amount of pure water transferred to the recording medium, as measured with a dynamic scanning absorptometer at 23 C and 50% RH, at a contact time of 100 ms is 2 ml/m10-15-2009
20090117348COMPOSITION FOR PRODUCING BOARD AND PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD USING THE SAME - Compositions for producing a board and a printed circuit board produced using the composition are provided. The compositions can be used for the production of a variety of printed circuit boards.05-07-2009
20090117339METHOD OF COMPONENT ASSEMBLY ON A SUBSTRATE - A method of component assembly on a substrate, and an assembly of a bound component on a substrate. The method comprises the steps of forming a free-standing component having an optical characteristic; providing a pattern of a first binding species on the substrate or the free standing component; and forming a bound component on the substrate through a binding interaction via the first binding species; wherein the bound component exhibits substantially the same optical characteristic compared to the free-standing component.05-07-2009
20090252934CASE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A method for manufacturing a case of an electronic device includes the following steps. First, a vacuum formed film is formed on a first mold, and the vacuum formed film has a first surface and a second surface. Then, an electromagnetic shielding layer is formed on the first surface. Afterwards, a patterned film and the vacuum formed film are provided in the second mold, and an in-mold decoration injection molding process is performed to form a case body between the second surface and the patterned film.10-08-2009
20090252933METHOD FOR DIGITALLY PRINTING ELECTROLUMINESCENT LAMPS - A printer for digital printing in which ink is deposited in metered amounts on a substrate. The printer includes a wheel rotatable by a shaft of a motor, an idler disposed in a paint reservoir, and a segment of wire disposed around the wheel and the idler. A computer controls movement of the wire by controlling the rotation of the wheel. As the motor rotates the wheel, electroluminescent material contained within the paint reservoir coats the wire and is drawn by the wire in front of an air stream, which pulls the electroluminescent material from the wire and carries it toward the substrate to make an electroluminescent sign.10-08-2009
20090252936MATTE LAMINATE FILM - A matte laminate film comprising a transparent resin film substrate and a matte layer formed on at least one surface of the transparent resin film substrate, in which the transparent resin film substrate is a laminate film comprising a layer (A) formed of a polycarbonate resin and a layer (B) formed of a methacrylic resin which is laminated on at least one surface of the layer (A). The matte laminate film is preferably used as a decorative film having good resistance to whitening and high mechanical properties and surface hardness.10-08-2009
20100178474INK JET RECORDING METHOD, RECORDED PRODUCT, INK COMPOSITION FOR INK JET RECORDING, INK SET, INK CARTRIDGE, AND INK JET RECORDING APPARATUS - An ink-jet recording method includes ejecting a droplet of an ink composition containing a metal pigment and optically transparent spherical particles with an ink-jet recording apparatus, the ink composition having an optically transparent spherical particle content of 0.5% to 5% by mass, and attaching the droplet to a recording surface of a recording medium having an average surface roughness Ra of 3 μm or more, thereby recording an image.07-15-2010
20100040838Hardmask Process for Forming a Reverse Tone Image - The present invention relates to a process for forming an reverse tone image on a device comprising; a) forming an absorbing underlayer on a substrate; b) forming a coating of a positive photoresist over the underlayer; c) forming a photoresist pattern; d) treating the first photoresist pattern with a hardening compound, thereby forming a hardened photoresist pattern; e) forming a silicon coating over the hardened photoresist pattern from a silicon coating composition; f) dry etching the silicon coating to remove the silicon coating till the silicon coating has about the same thickness as the photoresist pattern; and, g) dry etching to remove the photoresist and the underlayer, thereby forming a trench beneath the original position of the photoresist pattern. The invention further relates to a product of the above process and to a microelectronic device made from using the above process.02-18-2010
20100015415Individual user identification system and appliance for a towel - A towel user identification system or appliance includes one or more identification devices each configured to be removably affixed to a towel or the like, wherein each of the identification devices bears an individual-specific indicium on an outer surface thereof, and wherein each of the identification patches bears a first affixment means permanently attached on an inner surface thereof; and a second affixment means configured to be permanently attached to a towel or the like, the second affixment means configured further to removably capture one of the one or more identification devices thereto by cooperation of the first and second affixment means. Optionally, the system includes a stowing substrate configured to stow a plurality of the one or more identification devices in an array.01-21-2010
20100015412WATER BASED PRINTING INKS FOR NONWOVEN SUBSTRATES - Disclosed is a waterborne composition comprising of a water-based polyurethane, water, and colorant which can be used as a printing ink for non-woven articles.01-21-2010
20100167021SEMICONDUCTOR STRUCTURE AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - A method of forming a semiconductor structure is provided. First, a target layer and a mask layer are sequentially formed on a substrate. Thereafter, a first pattern transfer layer having a plurality of openings is formed on the mask layer. Afterwards, a second pattern transfer layer is formed in the openings of the first pattern transfer layer. The mask layer is then patterned, using the first pattern transfer layer and the second pattern transfer layer as a mask, so as to form a patterned mask layer. Further, the target layer is patterned using the patterned mask layer.07-01-2010
20110229699FULLY CROSSLINKED CHEMICALLY STRUCTURED MONOLAYERS - The present invention relates to a structured monolayer that is composed of low-molecular aromatics and fully cross-linked in the lateral direction, the monolayer having a pattern of functional groups on one of the two surfaces, and to a method for preparing such a structured monolayer, as well as to the use thereof.09-22-2011
20120141747LOW VOC SOLVENT-BORNE PRINTING INKS - Styrene-acrylic dispersants for use in pigment dispersions have lower viscosities than benchmark formulations such as nitrocellulose, dimer-acid based polyamides, and thermoplastic polyurethanes, prepared under otherwise identical conditions. Lower viscosities allow for the preparation of similarly viscous dispersions and inks with the styrene-acrylics when compared to traditional dispersants, at either (a) lower solvent levels, or if solvent levels are to be maintained, (b) higher pigment and solids loadings.06-07-2012
20100178472Method of Preparing A Patterned Film With A Developing Solvent - A method of preparing a patterned film on a substrate includes applying a silicone composition onto a substrate to form a film of the silicone composition. A portion of the film is exposed to radiation to produce a partially exposed film having an exposed region and a non-exposed region. The partially exposed film is heated for a sufficient amount of time and at a sufficient temperature to substantially insolubilize the exposed region in a developing solvent that includes a siloxane component. The non-exposed region of the partially exposed film is removed with the developing solvent to reveal a film-free region on the substrate and to form the patterned film including the exposed region that remains on the substrate. The film-free regions is substantially free of residual silicone due to the presence of the siloxane component in the developing solvent.07-15-2010
20090075037Images in solid surfaces - The present invention relates to systems and methods for forming images in solid surfaces, and to solid surfaces containing an image. In particular, the present invention provides systems and methods for forming images in polymeric materials, and polymeric materials containing an image with novel optical density characteristics.03-19-2009
20120034432COMPOSITE ABSORBENT MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR THEIR PRODUCTION - A composite absorbent material (02-09-2012
20090117345THERMAL INTERFACE MATERIAL WITH THIN TRANSFER FILM OR METALLIZATION - According to various aspects, exemplary embodiments are provided of thermal interface material assemblies. In one exemplary embodiment, a thermal interface material assembly generally includes a thermal interface material having a first side and a second side and a dry material having a thickness of about 0.0005 inches or less. The dry material is disposed along at least a portion of the first side of the thermal interface material.05-07-2009
20090117341Water-Soluble Azo Compound, Ink Composition, and Colored Article - The present invention relates to a water-soluble azo compound for yellow represented by the following formula (1)05-07-2009
20090092801NONAQUEOUS INKJET INK, INK COMPOSITION FOR INKJET RECORDING, AND SUBSTRATE FOR COLOR FILTER - A nonaqueous ink composition for an ink jet recording, comprising 04-09-2009
20100183854Vanadium Oxide Thin Film Pattern and Method of Fabricating the Same - The present invention relates to a vanadium oxide thin film pattern which is fabricated by using APTS (3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane, H07-22-2010
20100183852Magenta Dyes and Inks for Use in Ink-Jet Printing - 1. A compound of Formula (1) and salts thereof:07-22-2010
20100183851Photoresist Image-forming Process Using Double Patterning - A process for forming a double photoresist pattern is disclosed.07-22-2010
20100260978Composite Composition for Micropatterned Layers - The invention provides a composite composition comprising a cationically polymerizable organic resin, a cationic photoinitiator, a hydrolysate and/or condensate of at least one hydrolysable silane compound and inorganic nanoparticles. The composite composition is suitable for the preparation of patterned moulded articles or substrates having a patterned coating, in particular by photolithography. Micropatterns obtained show improved properties, such as a high shape stability and an excellent elastic modulus.10-14-2010
20110104450NEGATIVE-WORKING LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING PLATE PRECURSORS - A negative-working lithographic printing plate precursor have an outermost imageable layer that includes an oxygen scavenger and shelf-life stabilizer that is represented by either Structure (I) or Structure (II) below:05-05-2011
20100215922COATINGS AND PRINTING INK COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SILYLATED POLYETHER SURFACTANTS AND ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM - The present invention relates to coating and printing ink compositions containing silylated polyether compounds comprising a hydrolysis-resistant bis-silyl hydrocarbylene group. More particularly, the silylated polyether compound comprising a bis-silyl hydrocarbylene group provides to the coating and ink compositions formulation flexibility over the entire pH range, leveling-and-flow and surface wetting, and are non-reactive with the other components of the coating and ink compositions, thereby providing long-term shelf-stability of formulated coatings and inks. These coating and ink compositions containing silylated polyether compounds do not release silicone materials and thereby provide articles treated with these coatings and ink compositions with uniform appearance and gloss.08-26-2010
20090017268METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SELECTIVELY PATTERNING FREE STANDING QUANTUM DOT (FSQDT) POLYMER COMPOSITES - Free standing quantum do (FSQDT) polymer composites and a method and apparatus for patterning the FSQDT polymer composites is provided. The method for patterning the FSQDT polymer composites includes creating a solution including FSQDTs where each of the FSQDTs has a plurality of reactive ligands chemically attached thereto. The method further includes providing a substrate, forming a coated substrate by coating a surface of the substrate with a layer of the solution, and providing a photo mask having a predetermined pattern thereon transparent to a predetermined radiation over the coated substrate. Finally, the method includes exposing a portion of the coated substrate to the predetermined radiation passing through the mask to pattern a polymer matrix in the predetermined pattern while adhering the FSQDTs to the polymer matrix to form the FSQDT polymer composite.01-15-2009
20090017267MULTI-SPECTRAL IMAGING WITH DIFFERENTIAL VISUALIZABILITY IN DISCRETE VISUALIZATION DOMAINS - A multi-spectral imaging process, comprising: selecting colors for presentation in a target visualization regime; determining correspondence of said colors in the target visualization regime to colors in a source visualization regime; and fabricating a product in the source visualization regime having a coloration that produces a predetermined visual presentation of the object in the target visualization regime. Such process can be utilized to fabricate articles having coloration including a blaze orange coloration in a source visualization regime involving a human observer and a camouflage pattern in a target visualization regime involving an animal observer01-15-2009
20100227129IMAGE-FORMING METHOD AND RECORD - An image-forming method for forming an image on a sheet of fabric with an ink composition includes forming the image on the fabric sheet with the ink composition and pressing the fabric sheet subsequently to the formation of the image. The ink composition contains a colorant containing hollow resin particles or metal compound particles and also contains a resin dispersion containing resin particles having an average size greater than the average particle size of the colorant.09-09-2010
20110059302CURABLE COMPOSITION FOR IMPRINT, PATTERNING METHOD AND PATTERN - A curable composition for imprints, which is excellent in patternability and in line edge roughness, is provided. The curable composition for imprints comprises at least one kind of polymerizable monomer (A) and at least one kind of photopolymerization initiator (B). The polymerizable monomer (A) comprises at least two fluorine-containing groups selected from a fluoroalkyl group and a fluoroalkylether group and each of two of the fluorine-containing groups is connected with each other through a linking group having at least two carbon atoms.03-10-2011
20110059301WIPING RUBBER FOR WIPER BLADES IN WINDSHIELD WIPERS - The invention relates to a wiping rubber for wiper blades in windshield wipers, comprising a profile body formed of an elastomer or rubber material, at least partially having a surface coating. The surface coating (03-10-2011
20110059300Molded Product Assembly - The present invention provides a molded product assembly. The molded product assembly includes a first molded product having a transparency ranging from about 75 to about 99.9% and a second molded product having a transparency ranging from about 0.1 to about 50% and can have a metal texture.03-10-2011
20110059299Method of Forming Self-Assembled Patterns Using Block Copolymers, and Articles Thereof - A method of forming a block copolymer pattern comprises providing a substrate comprising a topographic pre-pattern comprising a ridge surface separated by a height, h, greater than 0 nanometers from a trench surface; disposing a block copolymer comprising two or more block components on the topographic pre-pattern to form a layer having a thickness of more than 0 nanometers over the ridge surface and the trench surface; and annealing the layer to form a block copolymer pattern having a periodicity of the topographic pre-pattern, the block copolymer pattern comprising microdomains of self-assembled block copolymer disposed on the ridge surface and the trench surface, wherein the microdomains disposed on the ridge surface have a different orientation compared to the microdomains disposed on the trench surface.03-10-2011
20120196097SUPER LATTICE INTRINSIC MATERIALS - In an exemplary embodiment, a Super Lattice Intrinsic Material utilizes a coupling of an appropriate micro/macro structured substrate and a group of as-deposited nanostructures. Substrate texture can be provided either by prior or insitu processing, and the material depositions can be either uniform or non-uniform depending on the desired product parameters.08-02-2012
20120196096INK - An ink contains at least a first solid particle, and a second solid particle formed of a base material of a different main component from that of the first solid particle. The first solid particle and the second solid particle have zeta potentials of the same polarity, or zeta potentials of 0±5 mV. The first and second solid particles in the ink have the same surface property, specifically the same interface property in the ink. This makes it possible to use a common dispersant suited for adsorption on the first and second solid particles. In this way, more than one kind of solid particle can be stably dispersed using a sole kind of dispersant.08-02-2012
20100151214COMPOSITE MATERIAL - A composite material (06-17-2010
20100215917Process for Printing an Image, Composition and Compound - A process is provided for printing an image on a substrate, the process comprising applying to the substrate an ink composition which comprises a liquid medium and a compound of Formula (1):08-26-2010
20100215918METHOD FOR FORMING AN ARTICLE HAVING A DECORATIVE SURFACE - The invention refers to a method for forming an article having a decorative surface comprising: a) screen printing an ink composition comprising a curable composition onto at least one major surface of a thermoformable polymeric sheet; b) curing said curable composition to obtain a printed sheet having on at least one major surface an ink comprising a cured composition; and c) thermoforming the printed sheet to obtain a decorated article, wherein said curable composition comprises a polyisocyanate and a component comprising isocyanate reactive groups and wherein said ink composition contains a solvent or solvent blend in which said curable composition is soluble or miscible.08-26-2010
20100227128EDGE TRIM FOR PIECES OF FURNITURE - The invention relates to an edge trim for pieces of furniture, comprising a molten film. In order to improve a generic edge trim such that the same is more versatile and can especially be mounted on a wider selection of surfaces, the molecular structure of the molten film contains both polar and non-polar parts.09-09-2010
20100215920COMPOSITE POLYAMIDE SHAPED ARTICLES - High fluidity polyamides are used for the impregnation of reinforcing cloth materials, namely, industrial fabrics, which impregnated cloths are converted into composite shaped articles.08-26-2010
20130216793TRANSPARENT TONER AND TONER IMAGE USING THE SAME, ELECTROSTATIC LATENT IMAGE DEVELOPER, TONER CARTRIDGE, PROCESS CARTRIDGE, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD - A transparent toner for developing an electrostatic latent image includes toner particles containing a binder resin; and an external additive containing cerium oxide, in which a content of cerium in all toner particles is from 0.05% by weight to 0.20% by weight, the cerium oxide contains a praseodymium, and a content of praseodymium in all toner particles is from 0.001% by weight to 0.050% by weight.08-22-2013
20130216794INKJET INK COMPOSITION, IMAGE FORMING METHOD, AND PRINTED ARTICLE - Provided is an inkjet ink composition, which forms an image having an excellent blocking resistance, and particularly which forms an image having an excellent blocking resistance in a case where images come into contact with one another overlapped, an image forming method using the ink composition and a printed article with the image having the excellent blocking resistance.08-22-2013
20100239828RESISTIVELY HEATED SMALL PLANAR FILAMENT - A planar filament comprising two bonding pads and a non-linear filament connected between the two bonding pads. The filament may be wider in the center to increase filament life. The planar filament may be mounted on a substrate for easier handling and placement. Voltage can be used to create an electrical current through the filament, and can result in the emission of electrons from the filament. The planar filament can be utilized in an x-ray tube.09-23-2010
20100233448INK COMPOSITION AND HARDENED MATERIAL USING THEREOF - An active energy ray-curable ink composition having excellent adhesiveness to various base materials and satisfactory ejection stability is provided. An active energy ray-curable inkjet ink composition comprising polymerizable monomers, the polymerizable monomers comprising 60 to 98% by weight of monofunctional monomers, the monofunctional monomers comprising 25 to 65% by weight of isobornyl acrylate and 12.5 to 69% by weight of N-vinyl caprolactam based on the total amount of the polymerizable monomers.09-16-2010
20100233441THREE-DIMENSIONALLY PATTERNED NATURAL LEATHER - A natural leather having a three-dimensional pattern formed on the surface thereof is provided. The three-dimensionally patterned natural leather permits a minute three-dimensional expression such as small dots and thin lines, is high in the degree of freedom of the three-dimensional pattern, can retain the three-dimensional pattern even with the lapse of time and retain the characteristics peculiar to the natural leather. The three-dimensional pattern is formed by a resin portion which covers by coating the surface of an undercoating layer of the natural leather partially in a pattern shape. The resin portion has a maximum thickness of 20 to 400 μm.09-16-2010
20100143668METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING A COMPONENT FROM A COMPOSITE MATERIAL - A method of manufacturing a component from a composite material, the composite material comprising a matrix and a plurality of reinforcement elements (CNTs), the method comprising: forming a series of layers of the composite material, each layer being formed on top of a previous layer; and applying an electromagnetic field to the composite material before the next layer is formed on top of it, the electromagnetic field causing at least some of the reinforcement elements to rotate. An apparatus comprising a build platform, a system for forming a series of layers of composite materials on the build platform and an electrode for applying an electromagnetic field is also disclosed. A composite powder comprising CNTs and a matrix and the method of fabrication are disclosed as a second aspect of the application.06-10-2010
20090291268RESIN SURFACE LAYER AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME, COMPOSITE HAVING THE RESIN SURFACE LAYER AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - A resin surface layer and a method of fabricating the same, and a composite having the resin surface layer and a method of fabricating the same, are provided. The method of fabricating the resin surface layer includes: (a) providing a base, made of a resin and including a plurality of additive particles randomly distributed in the base, wherein the additive particles are selected from a group consisting of pigments, dyes, colorants, coloring matters, and pearl powders; (b) moving the base constantly, and providing a magnetic field generating device to generate an exterior magnetic field that has an uneven distribution of magnetic field intensity, and is applied to the base to change the orientation of the additive particles, so that the additive particles are arranged in a predetermined form; and (c) drying the base to make a surface of the base exhibit a visual effect of 3D texture. Thus, the visual effect of any 3D texture can be achieved by controlling the orientation of the additive particles.11-26-2009
20100143665PATTERNED FINE PARTICLE FILM STRUCTURES - A patterned fine particle film structure includes a fine particle layer including fine particles arranged and bound to a surface of a substrate coated with a patterned film including a first film compound having a first functional group. The fine particles are coated with films including a first coupling agent having a first coupling reactive group that undergoes a coupling reaction with the first functional group to form a bond. The fine particle layer is bound by a bond formed through a coupling reaction. In an embodiment, fine particles coated with films of a film compound that reacts with the first coupling reactive group and the fine particles are alternately bound to the substrate.06-10-2010
20100136302ARTICLES USING PERSISTENT PHOSPHORS - An article of manufacture that comprises a structure that is a security system device (or portion thereof) or a fire system device (or portion), where a persistent phosphor and/or a persistent phosphor blend is either integrated in a coating on the structure; applied on the structure; or integrated in the structure, wherein the persistent phosphor comprises certain phosphors or phosphor blends. The present invention has been described in terms of specific embodiment(s), and it is recognized that equivalents, alternatives, and modifications, aside from those expressly stated, are possible and within the scope of the appending claims.06-03-2010
20100279083PIGMENT PREPARATION AND INK JET PRINTING INK - The present disclosure is directed to a pigment preparation comprising aluminum effect pigments, a solvent and at least one additive, wherein the aluminium effect pigments have a d11-04-2010
20090075035PREPARING NANOPARTICLES AND CARBON NANOTUBES - Apparatus and methods for forming the apparatus include nanoparticles, catalyst nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes generated from catalyst nanoparticles, and methods of fabrication of such nanoparticles and carbon nanotubes.03-19-2009
20120141748Template-Registered DiBlock Copolymer Mask for MRAM Device Formation - A device comprising a diblock copolymer mask for fabricating a magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) includes a magnetic layer; a mask formed on the magnetic layer; a template formed on the mask; and the diblock copolymer mask, the diblock copolymer mask comprising a first plurality of uniform shapes formed on and registered to the template.06-07-2012
20120141745SIMPLIFIED CONTROL OF COLOR SHIFTING PROPERTIES OF A CHIRAL LIQUID CRYSTAL POLYMER - A chiral liquid crystal precursor composition which comprises at least one salt that changes a position of the selective reflection band exhibited by the composition in a cured state compared to the position of a selective reflection band exhibited by a composition in the cured state that does not contain the at least one salt. This abstract is neither intended to define the invention disclosed in this specification nor intended to limit the scope of the invention in any way.06-07-2012
20100112308METHOD OF PRODUCING NANOPATTERNED ARTICLES, AND ARTICLES PRODUCED THEREBY - A nanopatterned surface is prepared by forming a block copolymer film on a miscut crystalline substrate, annealing the block copolymer film, then reconstructing the surface of the annealed block copolymer film. The method creates a well-ordered array of voids in the block copolymer film that is maintained over a large area. The nanopatterned block copolymer films can be used in a variety of different applications, including the fabrication of high density data storage media.05-06-2010
20090041990METHOD FOR ATTACHMENT OF SOLDER POWDER TO ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT BOARD AND SOLDERED ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT BOARD - A method for the attachment of solder powder includes the steps of treating an exposed metallic surface of an electronic circuit board with a tackifier compound, thereby imparting tackiness to the metallic surface to form a tacky part, and supplying the tacky part with a solder powder slurry suspended in a liquid, thereby inducing attachment of the solder powder. A method for the production of a soldered electronic circuit board, includes the steps of treating an exposed metallic surface of an electronic circuit board with a tackifier compound, thereby imparting tackiness to the metallic surface to form a tacky part; supplying the tacky part with a solder powder slurry suspended in a liquid, thereby inducing attachment of the solder powder, and thermally fusing the attached solder powder, thereby forming a circuit. A method for the attachment of solder powder includes the steps of treating an exposed metallic surface of an electronic circuit board with a tackifier compound, thereby imparting tackiness to the metallic surface to form a tacky part, supplying the tacky part with a solder powder slurry suspended in a liquid, thereby inducing attachment of the solder powder and, on the occurrence of a part devoid of attachment of solder powder in the consequently formed electronic circuit board, supplying the part with a solder powder slurry, thereby inducing attachment of solder powder thereto.02-12-2009
20120196095DECORATIVE RESIN MOLDED ARTICLE AND ITS PRODUCTION METHOD - A decorative resin molded article includes a resin sheet having, as formed on one side thereof, convex projections made of an ink containing a UV-curable resin and a colorant, and therefore having, on that one side thereof, a design of a color pattern and a concave and convex pattern synchronizing with each other, and a resin injection-molded body as laminated and integrated on the other side of the resin sheet through injection molding of a synthetic resin thereon.08-02-2012
20090075036Inkjet-recording non-aqueous ink composition, inkjet recording method, and recorded matter - An inkjet-recording non-aqueous ink composition including a metallic pigment, an organic solvent, and a cellulose acetate butyrate resin having a butyl content of 16.5 to 48%.03-19-2009
20090075033Building wrap for use in external wall assemblies having wet-applied facades - A multiple sheet building wrap for wrapping the structural components of a building in order to protect the underlying structural components from moisture is provided. The building wrap is particularly useful under facades such as wet applied stucco or engineered stone, demonstrating good drainage of liquid water and moisture vapor permeability. The building wrap is a composite of a water resistive barrier and a porous intervening layer which acts as a barrier to stucco as it is applied. An exterior wall construction incorporating such building wrap is also provided.03-19-2009
20100098918INK COMPOSITION, AND RECORDED MATTER, RECORDING METHOD AND RECORDING APPARATUS USING THE SAME - An ink composition contains hollow resin particles and an anti-clearing agent preventing the clearing phenomenon of the hollow resin particles.04-22-2010
20120034429ADAPTIVE DISRUPTIVE ENVIRONMENTAL GRAPHIC DESIGN CLASS PATTERN AND METHODS RELATED THERETO - A picture, or graphic design, that defines a new, hybrid pattern-class, and that is a representative formation of design pixels into a complex new type of digital pattern with at least three basic and functional layers, and with targeted enhancements for texture and dimensionality, wherein lighter colors “float” on top of the pattern while the dark colors “sink to the bottom” of the pattern below the main color layers.02-09-2012
20090280302Photocurable Ink Composition, Ink Jet Recording Method, and Recording Matter - A photocurable ink composition includes a dendritic polymer, a monomer expressed by CH11-12-2009
20100196678METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A LAMINATE PANEL, AN APPARATUS AND A LAMINATE PANEL - A method of manufacturing a laminate panel comprises the steps of providing a support panel having at least one side to be decorated and applying an overlay on said side of the support panel. A finishing decoration pattern is printed on the support panel and/or the overlay by a printing device which is substantially free of contact with the support panel and/or the overlay, respectively.08-05-2010
20110236651METHODS OF FORMING SHEETING WITH A COMPOSITE IMAGE THAT FLOATS AND SHEETING WITH A COMPOSITE IMAGE THAT FLOATS - Microlens sheetings with composite images are disclosed, in which the composite image floats above or below the sheeting, or both. The composite image may be two-dimensional or three-dimensional. Methods for providing such an imaged sheeting are also disclosed.09-29-2011
20110236649INK COMPOSITION, INK JET RECORDING METHOD, AND RECORDED MATTER - An ink composition includes at least a pigment, a polyhydric alcohol monoalkyl ether having a vapor pressure of 0.1 mmHg or less at 20° C. and/or a nitrogen-containing cyclic compound, a polyhydric alcohol, an unsaturated fatty acid, an alkyl alcohol having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, a surfactant, and 10% to 60% by mass of water. An in jet recording method uses the ink composition, and a recorded matter is produced by the ink jet recording method.09-29-2011
20110236648OVERLAMINATE FILMS AND GRAPHIC ARTICLES CONTAINING THEM - Multilayer graphic articles include a graphic substrate, and an overlaminate film laminated to the graphic substrate. The overlaminate film includes a transparent film layer with a fluorochemical-containing acid-resistant layer coated on at least a portion of one surface, and an adhesive layer coated on at least a portion of the opposite surface of the transparent film. The transparent film layer may be a vinyl film layer. The acid resistant layer includes a blend of at least one fluoropolymer and at least one acrylate resin.09-29-2011
20110236647PHOTOCURABLE INKJET PRINTING INK COMPOSITION AND PRINT - An object of the present invention is to provide a photocurable ink composition for ink-jet printing, which exhibits excellent curing properties in response to light from light emitting diodes (LEDs), is adhered well to a polyvinyl chloride sheet such as tarpaulin or a vinyl chloride resin sheet, can sufficiently reduce cockling, has a low viscosity but a high flash point, and can achieve both of good jetability at a normal temperature and good safety properties owing to these properties.09-29-2011
20110236646Ink composition, metal thin film prepared using the same and method of preparing the same - There are provided an ink composition, a metal thin film prepared using the same, and a method of preparing the same. The ink composition according to the present invention includes: gold-containing complex compound represented by the following Formula 1 (L and L′ are at least one selected from a group consisting of diolefin and derivatives thereof, and X is at least one selected from a group consisting of chlorine (Cl), bromine (Br), and iodine (I), where m=an integer of 1˜10, n=an integer of 1˜10, o=an integer of 0˜10, and p=an integer of 0˜10); and a solvent dispersing the gold-containing complex compound.09-29-2011
20110236644SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FORMING IMAGES ON CEMENT FIBER BOARD MATERIALS AND OTHER SURFACES - The present invention relates to systems and methods for forming images in surfaces, and to surfaces. In particular, the present invention provides systems and methods for forming images in decorative surface materials, and decorative surface materials containing an image with novel optical density characteristics. In some embodiments a liquid acrylic resin is applied to a surface prior to image transfer. In some embodiments, a primer is applied to a surface material prior to forming images in the surface, with or without combined application of a liquid acrylic resin.09-29-2011
20100015409PHOTOIMAGING METHOD AND APPARATUS - There is herein described a method and apparatus for photoimaging. In particular, there is described a method and apparatus for photoimaging a substrate covered with a wet curable photopolymer, wherein the photoimaged substrate is used to form images such as electrical circuits.01-21-2010
20120196094HYBRID-GUIDED BLOCK COPOLYMER ASSEMBLY - A method for nano-patterning includes imprinting features in a resist with an imprint mold to form one or more topographic surface patterns on the imprinted resist. A a block copolymer (“BCP”) material is deposited on the imprinted resist, wherein a molecular dimension L08-02-2012
20090280303Compositions For Carton Sealing - The disclosed invention is an adhesive composition that can be applied to a paperboard carton via water-based flexographic or gravure printing, that can subsequently be activated (i.e., melted) by RF radiation during a carton sealing operation, and that provides water-resistant bonding.11-12-2009
20090053478FUNCTIONAL FILM CONTAINING STRUCTURE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING FUNCTIONAL FILM - A method of manufacturing a functional film by which a functional film formed on a film formation substrate can be easily peeled from the film formation substrate. The method includes the steps of: (a) forming an electromagnetic wave absorbing layer on a substrate by using a material which absorbs an electromagnetic wave to generate heat; (b) forming a separation layer on the electromagnetic wave absorbing layer by using an inorganic material which is decomposed to generate a gas by being heated; (c) forming a layer to be peeled containing a functional film; and (d) applying the electromagnetic wave toward the electromagnetic wave absorbing layer so as to peel the layer to be peeled from the substrate or reduce bonding strength between the layer to be peeled and the substrate.02-26-2009
20090220754INK COMPOSITION, INK COMPOSITION FOR INK JET RECORDING, INK JET RECORDING METHOD, METHOD FOR PRODUCING INK JET RECORDED MATTER AND INK JET RECORDED MATTER - In order to provide an ink composition which is excellent in color development, stability and fixability and, more particularly, an ink for ink jet recording which is excellent in color development, stability and fixability, and is excellent as a textile ink for ink jet recording, an ink composition includes a dispersion element having an average particle diameter of 50 nm to 300 nm, which allows a pigment to be dispersed in water; and polymer fine particles synthesized using at least alkyl(meth)acrylate and/or cyclic alkyl(meth)acrylate, and a reactive compound having an ethylene unsaturated group and a reactive group as components thereof, having a glass transition temperature of −10° C. or less, and having an acid value of 100 mgKOH/g or less.09-03-2009
20100221508METHODS OF FLASH REDUCTION AND PATTERNING OF GRAPHITE OXIDE AND ITS POLYMER COMPOSITES - A method of reducing a film of graphite oxide. In one embodiment, the method includes the steps of providing a film of graphite oxide with a thickness d09-02-2010
20100221507RADIATION-CURABLE INK COMPOSITION FOR INKJET RECORDING, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, AND PRINTED MATTER - The invention provides a radiation-curable ink composition for inkjet recording, the ink composition containing at least: a specific azo compound, a tautomer of the azo compound, a salt of the azo compound, a salt of the tautomer, a hydrate of the azo compound, a hydrate of the tautomer, or any combination thereof; a polymer dispersant; a cationic polymerizable compound; and a cationic polymerization initiator. The invention further provides an inkjet recording method including ejecting and curing the ink composition. The invention further provides a printed matter formed by the inkjet recording method.09-02-2010
20100221506RADIATION-CURABLE INK COMPOSITION FOR INKJET RECORDING,INKJET RECORDING METHOD, AND PRINTED MATTER - The invention provides a radiation-curable ink composition for inkjet recording, the ink composition containing at least: a specific azo compound, a tautomer of the azo compound, a salt of the azo compound, a salt of the tautomer, a hydrate of the azo compound, a hydrate of the tautomer, or any combination thereof; a polymer dispersant; a radical polymerizable compound; and a radical polymerization initiator. The invention further provides an inkjet recording method including ejecting and curing the ink composition. The invention further provides a printed matter formed by the inkjet recording method.09-02-2010
20100221502Anthrapyridone Compound and Salt Thereof, Magenta Ink Composition Containing the Anthrapyridone Compound, and Colored Article - The present invention relates to a novel anthrapyridone compound represented by the following formula (1)09-02-2010
20100221504METHOD FOR PRODUCING A COMPONENT WITH A RELIEF SURFACE AND A COMPONENT OF THIS TYPE - In a method for producing a component with a relief surface, the relief surface is produced by printing an unfinished component (09-02-2010
20090258197Composite Composition for Micropatterned Layers - The invention provides a composite composition comprising a cationically polymerizable organic resin, a cationic photoinitiator, a hydrolysate and/or condensate of at least one hydrolysable silane compound and inorganic nanoparticles. The composite composition is suitable for the preparation of patterned moulded articles or substrates having a patterned coating, in particular by photolithography. Micropatterns obtained show improved properties, such as a high shape stability and an excellent elastic modulus.10-15-2009
20090252932ACTINIC ENERGY RAY CURABLE RESION COMPOSITION AND USE THEREOF - An active energy ray-curable resin composition is handleable when it is formed into an uncured film. The resin composition cures quickly, is formable, and can be used to make a hard coat layer with a high hardness. Specifically, the active energy ray-curable resin composition of the present invention contains a vinyl polymer having alkoxysilyl groups in its side chain, along with a photoacid generator. In its uncured state, the active energy ray-curable resin composition has a glass transition temperature of 15° C. to 100° C. 90 mass % or more of the Si-containing compound or Si-containing compound unit present in the active energy ray-curable resin composition is represented by the following structural formula 1:10-08-2009
20100221505Large area, homogeneous array fabrication including homogeneous substrates - An article comprising: at least one solid substrate comprising at least one surface providing a surface area of at least one square millimeter, wherein the surface comprises a homogeneous array of material deposits which covers at least 90% of the surface area. Edge-to-edge patterning and large area substrates can be achieved. Applications include growth of cells.09-02-2010
20100221503STRIPPER SOLUTIONS EFFECTIVE FOR BACK-END-OF-LINE OPERATIONS - Back end of line (BEOL) stripping solutions which can be used in a stripping process that replaces etching resist ashing process are provided. The stripping solutions are useful for fabricating circuits and/or forming electrodes on semiconductor devices for semiconductor integrated circuits with good efficiency and with low and acceptable metal etch rates. Methods for their use are similarly provided. The preferred stripping agents contain a polar aprotic solvent, water, an amine and a quaternary hydroxide that is not tetramethylammonium hydroxide. Further provided are integrated circuit devices and electronic interconnect structures prepared according to these methods.09-02-2010
20090169834Ink set for ink jet recording and method for ink jet recording - Disclosed is a five-color ink set for ink jet recording, which can realize good images excellent in lightfastness and waterfastness, as well as particularly in hue. The five-color ink set for ink jet recording comprises a cyan ink composition, a magenta ink composition, a yellow ink composition, a green ink composition and an orange ink composition, wherein the cyan ink composition comprises C.I. Pigment Blue 15: 3 or C.I. Pigment Blue 15: 4, the magenta ink composition comprises C.I. Pigment Red 122, C.I. Pigment Red 202, C.I. Pigment Red 209 or C.I. Pigment Violet 19, the yellow ink composition comprises C.I. Pigment Yellow 213, the green ink composition comprises C.I. Pigment Green 7 or C.I. Pigment Green 36, and the orange ink composition comprises C.I. Pigment Orange 64, C.I. Pigment Orange 43 or C.I. Pigment Orange 71.07-02-2009
20080311356Laminate film for electrophotography, information recording medium using the same, and method for producing the information recording medium - The present invention provides a laminate film for electrophotography including a substrate, a laminate layer formed on one surface of the substrate, and a non-laminate layer formed on the other surface of the substrate, wherein the non-laminate layer contains at least a resin and fine particles and satisfies the inequalities (1) 1.5≦R≦5; (2) 0.1≦t12-18-2008
20080292850DATA STORAGE DEVICE - The present invention relates to a data storage device comprising: a polymer layer for storing data in the form of topographic features; a substrate comprising a conductor, a first surface of the polymer layer being provided on the substrate; and at least one probe which, when the device is in use, interacts with a second surface of the polymer layer, wherein, when in use, the data storage device is operable to apply a first electrical potential to the at least one probe relative to the substrate, thereby to cause a protrusion to be formed on the second surface of the polymer layer.11-27-2008
20080286535METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF THERMOADHESIVE LABELS WITH LASER TECHNOLOGY AND LABELS THUS OBTAINED - A thermoadhesive label production method is described which contemplates the following steps: printing the transfer (11-20-2008
20110117333NEGATIVE PHOTOSENSITIVE COMPOSITION, PARTITION WALLS FOR OPTICAL DEVICE USING IT AND OPTICAL DEVICE HAVING THE PARTITION WALLS - To provide a negative photosensitive composition applicable to preparation of partition walls which can maintain excellent ink repellency even after ink affinity-imparting treatment, and partition walls for an optical device using such a composition.05-19-2011
20110117330WRITING PAPER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING WRITING PAPER - Writing paper that exhibits an excellent writing capability and erasability when using a whiteboard marker, and is not easily damaged, and a method of producing the same are disclosed. The writing paper includes a first coating layer formed by applying a first coating material to one side or each side of paper, and a second coating layer formed by applying a second coating material to the first coating layer, the first coating material and the second coating material being UV-curable, and the second coating layer having a thickness larger than that of the first coating layer.05-19-2011
20110117331METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING AN OPTICAL FILM - A method for manufacturing an optical film (05-19-2011
20100297406OPTICAL ADHESIVE WITH DIFFUSIVE PROPERTIES - Optical adhesives that also diffuse visible light include a blend of an adhesive matrix which is an optical adhesive and a block copolymer. The adhesive may be a pressure sensitive adhesive and contains either acid or basic functionality. The block copolymer, which may be a diblock copolymer, contains a high Tg block and a functional block, the functionality of the functional block is complimentary to the functionality of the adhesive matrix to form an acid-base interaction. The adhesive may also contain a crosslinking agent.11-25-2010
20100304097Internally supported modular and non-modular linked structures - A method of fabricating reinforced modular and non-modular composite members having a predetermined cross sectional shape, comprising the steps of: providing a source of composite material; selecting a plurality of cross-sectional shapes for the components of the composite member, whereby the components are arrangable to form the predetermined cross sectional shape of the composite member; applying the composite material on each of a plurality of mandrels; curing the composite material to form a plurality of components; attaching a pre-stressing device to at least one of the plurality of components and pre-stressing said component to produce at least one pre-stressed component; arranging the components to form an assembly of the components in the predetermined cross sectional shape of the composite member, wherein the assembly includes the at least one pre-stressed component; applying the composite material to the assembly of components; curing the composite material; and releasing the pre-stressing device.12-02-2010
20100310836LITHOGRAPHIC METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT - A lithographic method includes exposing a first layer of material to a radiation beam to form a first pattern feature in the first layer, the first pattern feature having sidewalls, and a focal property of the radiation beam being controlled to control a sidewall angle of the sidewalls; providing a second layer of material over the first pattern feature to provide a coating on sidewalls of the first pattern; removing a portion of the second layer, leaving a coating of the second layer of material on sidewalls of the first pattern; removing the first pattern formed from the first layer, leaving on the substrate at least a part of the second layer that formed a coating on sidewalls of that first pattern, the part of the second layer left forming second pattern features in locations adjacent to the locations of sidewalls of the removed first pattern feature.12-09-2010
20100047536LASER ETCHING OF POLYVINYLCHLORIDE - A laser-markable polyvinylchloride composition is provided which is adapted to undergo reduced or no color change in response to irradiation with a laser beam. The composition contains polyvinylchloride and a discoloration control additive present in an effective amount to reduce or eliminate discoloration caused by laser marking of the polyvinylchloride composition.02-25-2010
20100047535CORE LAYER STRUCTURE HAVING VOLTAGE SWITCHABLE DIELECTRIC MATERIAL - A core layer structure is provided for substrate and packed devices. The core layer structure includes a first layer, a second layer combined with the first layer. A layer of voltage switchable dielectric (VSD) material provided in between the first layer and second layer02-25-2010
20100047532METHOD AND DEVICE FOR LOCAL FUNCTIONALIZATION OF POLYMER MATERIALS - A method for the partial or total modification of functional groups on the surface of polymeric materials or polymer-containing materials, by means of combined plasma functionalization and localized thermal defunctionalization, is disclosed. At first, a surface of a polymer material is exposed to a cold plasma, whereby a desired polymer functionalization is achieved. After the plasma treatment, the surface is locally heated in an optional manner, primarily by means of an electron beam, resulting in local defunctionalization of the heated surface area. The directing of the electron beam across the surface of the material results in any desired distribution of functional groups on the surface. Also disclosed is a device for performing such a treatment.02-25-2010
20100047533Biocatalytic Hydrophilization of Polyolefines - A new process for enhancing the hydrophilicity of the surface of a polyolefin or polyolefin copolymer article is characterized in that the surface is treated with an enzyme selected from oxidoreductases, especially of the cytochrome P450 family or enzymes classified as EC 1.13 or EC 1.14. The process is especially useful for the treatment of polypropylene films, fibres, or fabrics, inter alia for use in sanitary articles, threads, yarns, fabrics, textiles, garments, technical or household articles, printed or dyed cover films or packaging films.02-25-2010
20100310835Coating Agent for Plastic Label, and Plastic Label - Disclosed is a coating composition for a plastic label, which contains an oxetane compound, an epoxy compound, and a cyclic acetal and/or a poly(vinyl butyral). The coating composition excels in suitability for printing such as gravure printing or flexographic printing, cures rapidly to give excellent productivity, and after curing, gives a coating layer that excels in adhesion to a plastic base film and in toughness. A plastic label formed using the coating composition excels in surface scratch resistance and crumpling resistance, and therefore is particularly useful as a label for use in plastic containers, and metal containers such as bottle cans.12-09-2010
20080305310LUMINESCENT LAMINATE ACRYLIC SHEET AND METHOD - A luminescent laminate acrylic sheet and a method of making the sheet are disclosed. The sheet includes a luminescent layer bonded to at least one other acrylic layer, wherein the luminescent layer provides illumination to the sheet in low or no light environments. The method of producing the sheet includes extruding the various layers and then bonding the layers together under a compressive force and an elevated temperature in a flat lamination press.12-11-2008
20110111186INORGANIC LAYER, DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE INORGANIC LAYER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed are an inorganic layer which is formed on one side or both sides of a substrate and has at least a portion irradiated with a laser, a display device including the inorganic layer, and a manufacturing method thereof.05-12-2011
20090068417Ink composition, inkjet recording method and recorded article - An ink composition at least including: a pigment; a water-soluble organic solvent; a surfactant; and 60 to 10% by weight of water.03-12-2009
20090068414Disazodyes for Ink-Jet Printing - A process for printing an image on a substrate comprising applying to the substrate by means of an ink jet printer an ink comprising a compound of Formula (1) or salt thereof:03-12-2009
20090068413Negative-working photosensitive resin composition and photosensitive resin plate using the same - A negative-working photosensitive resin composition is dis-closed, comprising (A) a film-forming polymer, (B) an unsaturated compound having a radical polymerizable ethylenic double bond, (C) a photopolymerization initiator, and (D) a thermal polymerization inhibitor, wherein the resin composition further contains (E) at least one member selected from compounds represented by following formula (I):03-12-2009
20090191383METHOD FOR COLORING TEXTILE SUBSTRATES, AQUEOUS PRETREATMENT BATHS, AND USE THEREOF FOR THE PRETREATMENT OF TEXTILE SUBSTRATES - A process for coloring a textile substrate comprises a textile substrate 07-30-2009
20110008590Solvent for a Printing Composition - A composition suitable for fabricating an electronic device such as an OLED using an ink-jet printing technique comprises a conducting or semi-conducting organic material and a solvent, the solvent having a boiling point of greater than 250° C. and a viscosity of less than 5 cPs. The composition preferably has a viscosity in the range between 0.1 and 20 cPs, and the solvent preferably has the formula:01-13-2011
20110008588TOUCH PANEL - A touch panel including a first substrate, a second substrate and a plurality of spacers, where the first substrate has a first conductive film, and the second substrate has a second conductive film. The second substrate is disposed close to the first substrate. The second conductive film is opposite to the first conductive film. The spacers are disposed between the first conductive film and the second conductive film.01-13-2011
20090035536PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THIN-FILM DEVICE, AND DEVICES PRODUCED BY THE PROCESS - In a process for producing a thin-film device, a thermal-buffer layer is formed over a substrate which contains a resin material as a main component, and a light-cutting layer is formed over at least a region of the substrate over which a non-monocrystalline film to be annealed is not to be formed, where the light-cutting layer prevents damage from short-wavelength light to the substrate by reducing a proportion of the short-wavelength light which reaches the substrate. Thereafter, the non-monocrystalline film which is to be annealed is formed in a pattern over the substrate having the thermal-buffer layer, and an inorganic film is formed by irradiating the non-monocrystalline film with the short-wavelength light so as to anneal the non-monocrystalline film.02-05-2009
20110111185SOLID INK T-SHIRT TRANSFERS - An apparatus for transferring indicia onto a medium is disclosed. The apparatus includes a substrate, and a mirror image of an image pattern printed onto the substrate with a phase-change ink having a phase-change temperature on a first side of the substrate, the printed mirror image configured to change phase and transfer to a medium in response to the first side of the substrate being placed in contact with a first side of the medium and sufficient heat applied to a second side of the substrate to raise the temperature of the phase-change ink of the mirror image to the phase-change temperature.05-12-2011
20110033672PATTERNING STRUCTURES USING DEFORMABLE SUBSTRATES - Aspects of the present invention describe soft imprint lithography methods capable of preparing structural features on surfaces. Disclosed methods include surmounting a deformable substrate, having an original form, with a composition, wherein the deformable substrate is capable of achieving at least one predetermined deformed state; predictably deforming said deformable substrate from its original form to the at least one predetermined deformed state; and transferring at least a portion of the composition surmounting the deformed substrate to a receiving substrate.02-10-2011
20100124640ENERGY-SAVING WRITING INSTRUMENT - The present invention relates to an energy-saving writing instrument comprises: a thin film layer; and an interface modification member that is applied on a surface of the thin film layer or is uniformly provided on the thin film layer; after being combined, the surface of the thin film layer is provided with functions of allowing a pencil, ball pen, water-based pen or oil-based pen writing thereon and wiping off.05-20-2010
20110244196INK COMPOSITION FOR ROLL PRINTING - An ink composition for roll printing is provided. The ink composition uses a solvent having an evaporation rate (V10-06-2011
20110045255Tamper Evident Adhesive and Identification Document Including Same - A composition is provided for adhering a first article to a second article, the composition comprising a thermally active low Tg polymeric resin; and a multifunctional crystalline polymer. The thermally active low Tg polymeric resin can, for example, comprise 50-99% of the composition. The multifunctional crystalline polymer can, for example, comprise 1-50% of the composition. In one embodiment, the multifunctional crystalline polymer comprises 5-20% by weight of the composition. In one embodiment, the multifunctional crystalline polymer has a low molecular weight.02-24-2011
20090061171SUBSTRATES COATED WITH BRANCHED POLYURETHANES FOR ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTING PROCESSES - Process for printing on substrates, wherein the substrates are pre-treated with a composition which comprises a polyurethane, polyureaurethane or polyurea or a mixture thereof.03-05-2009
20100035028MASK BLANK SUBSTRATE, MASK BLANK, PHOTOMASK, AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A mask blank substrate for a photomask is chucked on a mask stage of an exposure apparatus. A main surface, on the side where a thin film for a transfer pattern is to be formed, of the mask blank substrate has a flatness of 0.3 μm or less in a 142 mm square area including its central portion and has a convex shape being relatively high at its central portion and relatively low at its peripheral portion. The difference upon fitting, to the main surface of the mask blank substrate, a virtual reference main surface, having a spherical shape in a 132 mm square area, of a virtual reference substrate is 40 nm or less,02-11-2010
20110129652Chemical Trim of Photoresist Lines by Means of A Tuned Overcoat - A new lithographic process comprises reducing the linewidth of an image while maintaining the lithographic process window, and using this process to fabricate pitch split structures comprising nm order (e.g., about 22 nm) node semiconductor devices. The process comprises applying a lithographic resist layer on a surface of a substrate and patterning and developing the lithographic resist layer to form a nm order node image having an initial line width. Overcoating the nm order node image with an acidic polymer produces an acidic polymer coated image. Heating the acidic polymer coated image gives a heat treated coating on the image, the heating being conducted at a temperature and for a time sufficient to reduce the initial linewidth to a subsequent narrowed linewidth. Developing the heated treated coating removes it from the image resulting in a free-standing trimmed lithographic feature on the substrate. Optionally repeating the foregoing steps further reduces the linewidth of the narrowed line. The invention also comprises a product produced by this process.06-02-2011
20100143664RUST - RESISTANT TAPE - The present invention generally relates to rust-resistant tape formulations and/or structures. In one embodiment, the present invention relates to a rust-resistant tape that comprises a polymer base material layer, an adhesive layer and a rust-resistant component. In one embodiment, the adhesive layer adhered to one side of the layer of polymer base material. In another embodiment, the rust-resistant component comprises at least one volatile, or vapor-phase, corrosion inhibitor (VCI) that is placed into the matrix of the polymer base material or the adhesive layer. In still another embodiment, the at least one volatile, or vapor-phase, corrosion inhibitor (VCI) component of the present invention is contained within a discrete layer. In one instance, a rust-resistant tape in accordance with the present invention can be directly applied to a metal surface to be protected.06-10-2010
20110244197Method of modifying chemically amplified resist pattern, modifier for chemically amplified resist pattern, and resist pattern structure - Disclose herein is a method of modifying a positive-type chemically amplified resist pattern, including the steps of, applying to a surface of a resist pattern, an aqueous solution of a modifier for the positive-type chemically amplified resist pattern, the aqueous solution containing a water-soluble cross-linking agent and a penetration accelerator, the cross-linking agent and the penetration accelerator being dissolved in water or a mixed solvent containing water as a main ingredient, so as to permit the cross-linking agent to penetrate the resist pattern, removing a surplus of the cross-linking agent, and irradiating the resist pattern.10-06-2011
20090202787Method for manufacturing a nanostructure in-situ, and in-situ manufactured nanostructure devices - A method is for manufacturing a nanostructure in-situ, at least one predetermined point on a supporting carrier. The method includes choosing a suitable material for a substrate in the carrier, creating the substrate, and preparing a template on the substrate so that the template covers the predetermined point. The template is given a proper shape according to the desired final shape of the nanostructure, and a film of nanosource material with desired dimensions is formed on the template. The film of nanosource material is made to restructure from a part of the template, thus forming the desired nanostructure. Suitably, the template includes a first and a second area which have different properties with respect to the nanosource material.08-13-2009
20090252935MULTILAYER FILM FOR USE IN SIMULTANEOUS INJECTION MOLDING-LAMINATION METHOD - A multilayer film for use in a simultaneous injection molding-lamination method comprising a layer (A) formed of a polycarbonate resin and a layer (B) formed of a methacrylic resin and acrylic rubber particles, which is laminated on at least one surface of the layer (A). The multilayer film is preferably used as a decorative film having high heat resistance and high surface hardness.10-08-2009
20100136301INK COMPOSITION ROLL FOR PRINTING - The present invention provides an ink composition for roll printing, which comprises one or more first fluorine surfactants that comprise a hydrophilic component, a lipophilic component, and a fluorine component; and one or more second fluorine surfactants that comprise a fluorine component, and any one of a hydrophilic component and a lipophilic component.06-03-2010
20110086207DIAMOND APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - A method of manufacturing a diamond apparatus includes forming an insulating layer on a surface of a substrate, forming a masking layer on a surface of the insulating layer, and forming a photoresist layer on a surface of the masking layer. A portion of the photoresist layer is cross-linked through exposure to light, leaving a portion of the photoresist layer non-cross-linked. The non-cross-linked portion of the photoresist layer is removed from the masking layer, thus exposing a portion of the masking layer. The method further includes removing the exposed masking layer portion. Any remaining portion of the cross-linked photoresist layer is also removed, resulting in the formation of a patterned masking layer extending from the insulation layer. Diamond material is seeded onto the patterned masking layer and an exposed portion of the insulation layer. The masking layer is removed, resulting in a patterned diamond apparatus extending from the insulating layer04-14-2011
20090311491MULTI-EXPOSURE LITHOGRAPHY EMPLOYING DIFFERENTIALLY SENSITIVE PHOTORESIST LAYERS - A stack of a second photoresist having a second photosensitivity and a first photoresist having a first photosensitivity, which is greater than second photosensitivity, is formed on a substrate. A first pattern is formed in the first photoresist by a first exposure and a first development, while the second photoresist underneath remains intact. A second pattern comprising an array of lines is formed in the second photoresist. An exposed portion of the second photoresist underneath a remaining portion of the first photoresist forms a narrow portion of a line pattern, while an exposed portion of the second photoresist outside the area of the remaining portions of the photoresist forms a wide portion of the line pattern. Each wide portion of the line pattern forms a bulge in the second pattern, which increases overlay tolerance between the second pattern and the pattern of conductive vias.12-17-2009
20100215919ON-PRESS DEVELOPABLE IMAGEABLE ELEMENTS - Negative-working, on-press developable imageable element have improved shelf life and press run length because they include a free radically polymerizable composition comprising two or more ethylenically unsaturated compounds, each of which has two or more terminal acrylate groups, provided at least one of the ethylenically unsaturated compounds further comprises alkylene glycol units. In addition, the molar ratio of terminal acrylate groups to the alkylene glycol units in the non-polymeric free radically polymerizable composition is from about 1.25:1 to about 3:1.08-26-2010
20100215921PHOTOCURABLE INK COMPOSITION, INK JET RECORDING METHOD, RECORDED MATTER, INK SET, INK CARTRIDGE, AND RECORDING APPARATUS - A photocurable ink composition contains a polymerizable compound, a photopolymerization initiator, titanium oxide functioning as a pigment, and a dispersion resin having an amine value in the range of 8 to 15 in an amount in the range of 5% to 20% by mass relative to the pigment.08-26-2010
20110086206POLYMER COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING CARBONACEOUS FILLERS - Compositions comprising carbonaceous filler, polymeric binder, and at least one organic compound having at least one charged functional group.04-14-2011
20110250407METHOD OF MAKING A SUBSTRATE HAVING MULTI -LAYERED STRUCTURES - A method of making a substrate having multi-layered structures thereon, the method comprising the steps of (a) applying a mold having an imprint forming surface to the substrate to form an array of imprint structures that projects from the substrate; and (b) applying a lateral force that is substantially normal to said projecting imprint structures to cause said imprint structures to move angularly towards said substrate and thereby form a pattern of multi-layered structures thereon.10-13-2011
20100015414Method of, and Apparatus for, Producing Multi-Leaf, Folded Printed Products, in Particular Periodicals and Brochures - In a material web which is printed in a digital printing station and moved in an advancement direction, a first material-web strand, which is formed by at least one printed material-web portion, is combined with a second material-web strand, which is formed by two printed material-web portions, by folding. The two material-web strands are connected to one another by an adhesive. Subproducts are then severed from the thus interconnected material-web strands by cross-cutting. These subproducts comprise a first printed sheet, severed from the first material-web strand, and a second printed sheet, connected to the first printed sheet and severed from the second material-web strand. The subproducts are then positioned one upon the other to form a stack, the subproducts being connected to one another by an adhesive in the region of the subsequent folding line. The stacked subproducts are then folded about a folding line to form an end product.01-21-2010
20090202786Photosensitive Resin Composition and Circuit Substrate Employing the Same - The present invention relates to a photosensitive resin composition excellent in pliability, ultraviolet sensitivity for development, developability with an aqueous alkali solution, and storage stability at room temperature and a circuit substrate employing the same. The photosensitive resin composition includes a siloxane-containing polyamic acid resin having structural units respectively represented by the following formulae (1), (2), and (3) and a photopolymerization initiator incorporated therein. The circuit substrate is coated with the photosensitive resin composition.08-13-2009
20100178473FLUORESCENT PASTES AND FILMS - A fluorescent paste that can form a fluorescent film and can be manufactured without a binder resin and has a high recording density and peel resistance Fluorescent fine particles each coated with a film formed of a film compound having a reactive group and a curing agent having a plurality of crosslinking reaction groups each reacting with the reactive group to form bonds are blended with a solvent to manufacture fluorescent paste. The fluorescent paste is applied to a substrate coated with a film formed of a second film compound having a second reactive group and is cured by crosslinking reactions between the reactive group and the second reactive group, and the crosslinking reaction groups to form a fluorescent film.07-15-2010
20090246479Ink-jet recording water-based ink composition - An ink-jet recording water-based ink composition includes a polymer obtained by emulsion polymerization of a monomer having an ethylene-type unsaturated bond in the molecule and divinylbenzene in the presence of a reactive emulsifier, a polyethylene-based wax, a water-soluble resin, water, and a colorant. When ink coat is formed on a plastic film having a degree of gloss at 60° of 140 to 150 by discharging droplets of the ink composition onto the plastic film, the ink coat has a degree of gloss at 60° within a range of 50 to 120.10-01-2009
20090324899FULL PERIMETER CHEMICAL STRENGTHENING OF SUBSTRATES - Methods and apparatus for protecting the thin films during chemical and/or thermal edge strengthening treatment. In one embodiment, a portion of each individual sheet is laminated. Pairs of sheets are then sealed together such that the thin film sides face inward to form a thin film sandwich. In some embodiments, the sandwich in then immersed in a chemical strengthener. In other embodiments, a localized treatment is applied to the unstrengthened edges.12-31-2009
20090311492PLASTIC SHELL WITH PRINTING PATTERNS AND METHOD FOR FORMING THE SAME - A plastic shell with printing patterns has a plastic body, a printing layer and a plating layer. The plastic body has an outer surface and an area. The printing layer is attached to the outer surface of the plastic body to form the printing patterns and has an area smaller than that of the plastic body. The plating layer is attached to the outer surface of the plastic body at a region beside the printing layer.12-17-2009
20090311493BIAXIALLY ORIENTED POLYESTER FILM FOR MOLDED PART - A biaxially oriented polyester film is provided, in particular, a biaxially oriented polyester film for molded part capable of being used suitably as a metallic molded part processed after metal deposition on a film surface and a surface protection film in forming a decorative sheet. Provided is a biaxially oriented polyester film for molded part, which is a polyester film that at least two layers of A layer composed of polyester A and B layer composed of polyester B are laminated, wherein 12-17-2009
20090311490CHEMICAL TRIM OF PHOTORESIST LINES BY MEANS OF A TUNED OVERCOAT MATERIAL - A new lithographic process comprises reducing the linewidth of an image while maintaining the lithographic process window, and using this process to fabricate pitch split structures comprising nm order (e.g., about 22 nm) node semiconductor devices. The process comprises applying a lithographic resist layer on a surface of a substrate and patterning and developing the lithographic resist layer to form a nm order node image having an initial line width. Overcoating the nm order node image with an acidic polymer produces an acidic polymer coated image. Heating the acidic polymer coated image gives a heat treated coating on the image, the heating being conducted at a temperature and for a time sufficient to reduce the initial linewidth to a subsequent narrowed linewidth. Developing the heated treated coating removes it from the image resulting in a free-standing trimmed lithographic feature on the substrate. Optionally repeating the foregoing steps further reduces the linewidth of the narrowed line. The invention also comprises a product produced by this process.12-17-2009
20100009139ADVANCED ORIENTED ASSIST FEATURES FOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT HOLE PATTERNS - An oriented assist feature is described that permits transferring of a lithographic pattern corresponding to an integrated circuit from a mask onto a semiconductor substrate. The oriented assist feature does not exhibit a forbidden pitch phenomenon, thereby providing a wide photo process window for a hole pattern.01-14-2010
20100062230METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THERMAL DEVELOPMENT WITH SUPPORTING SURFACE FOR A DEVELOPMENT MEDIUM - This invention relates to a method and apparatus for thermally developing a photosensitive element. The thermal development method includes heating the photosensitive element to a temperature sufficient to cause a portion of a composition layer in the element to liquefy, soften, or melt; supporting a development medium with a non-rotating surface to provide contact of the development medium with the heated photosensitive element; and providing relative movement between the development medium and the non-rotating surface.03-11-2010
20100015411Trisazo-dyes with a Pyrazolyl End Group and Their Use in Ink-jet Printing - A compound of Formula (1) or a salt thereof:01-21-2010
20100055413 ARTICLE, AND A METHOD FOR CREATING THE ARTICLE, WITH A CHEMICALLY PATTERNED SURFACE - The invention relates to the provision of an article and a method of forming an article with a surface which can have at least one sub-layer and a top layer of material. At least one part of the top layer is selectively removed to expose at least one sub-layer and/or the surface of the substrate and allow the functionality of the sub-layer and/or surface to be utilised in the area(s) where it is exposed. The top layer, where it remains, acts as a barrier to the sub-layer and/or surface being exposed to the surrounding environment. Typically parts of the top layer are removed in a patterned manner to provide a series of predefined areas at which the sub-layer or sub-layers are selectively exposed.03-04-2010
20100062228NEGATIVE TONE DOUBLE PATTERNING METHOD - A method of forming a pattern on a wafer is provided. The method includes applying a photoresist on the wafer and exposing the wafer to define a first pattern on the photoresist. The method also includes exposing the wafer to define a second pattern on the photoresist, wherein each of the first and second patterns comprises unexposed portions of the photoresist and developing the wafer to form the first and second patterns on the photoresist, wherein the first and second patterns are formed by removing the unexposed portions of the photoresist.03-11-2010
20100055417DECORATIVE FILM AND DEVICE HOUSING USING THE SAME - A decorative film comprises a first film layer, a second film layer and a soft layer. The soft layer is laminated between the first film layer and the second film layer, providing a tactile sensation during use.03-04-2010
20100055414NEGATIVE-WORKING IMAGEABLE ELEMENT AND METHOD OF USE - Negative-working imageable elements can be imaged and processed to provide lithographic printing plates, especially with sulfuric acid-anodized aluminum substrates. These elements have an imageable outermost layer that contains two different polymeric binders, a primary polymeric binder is optionally present a discrete particles, and a secondary polymeric binder comprising a poly(vinyl acetate) that has a degree of hydrolysis of less than 60 mol %. These imageable elements can be designed for either off-press or on-press development.03-04-2010
20100055416COMPOSITE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - Disclosed herein is a polymer composite having an electrically conducting material dispersed therein. In the composite, a silane coupling agent may be covalently bonded with a metal oxide impregnated on the surface of the electrically conducting material to surround the electrically conducting material, thereby retaining high dielectric properties and realizing a low dielectric loss.03-04-2010
20110097557Alignment layer for planar alignment of a polymerizable liquid crystalline or mesogenic material - The invention relates to an alignment layer for planar alignment of a polymerizable liquid crystalline or mesogenic material, to a method of preparing such an alignment layer, to anisotropic polymer films with improved alignment made on such an alignment layer and to products comprising such an alignment layer, in particular decorative and security products.04-28-2011
20110177304INK FOR MANUFACTURING ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT ELEMENT, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT ELEMENT, AND DISPLAY DEVICE - An ink used for forming an organic layer of an organic electroluminescent element comprising a pair of electrodes and the organic layer interposed between the electrodes by a printing method. The ink comprises a first solvent having a boiling point of equal to or more than 220° C. and a constituent material of the organic layer and has a surface tension of less than 34 mN/m.07-21-2011
20110177303DECORATIVE SURFACE STRUCTURE OF SYNTHETIC RESIN MOLDED ARTICLE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME AND AUTOMOBILE INTERIOR PART - Provided are a decorative surface structure of a synthetic resin molded article which has excellent wear resistance, design and texture, a method for producing the same, and a synthetic resin molded decorative article. Specifically provided are a decorative surface structure of an automobile interior part, which is capable of various design representations having an excellent three-dimensional appearance, while ensuring antidazzling property, and does not spoil glossy finish, a method for producing the same, and an automobile interior part. The decorative surface structure is comprised of a base coating region formed on a surface of a synthetic resin molded article by a coating layer and one or more convex portion formed on the base coating member.07-21-2011
20110081527LAYERED PRODUCT HAVING POROUS LAYER AND FUNCTIONAL LAYERED PRODUCT MADE WITH THE SAME - The present invention provides a layered product having a porous layer made mainly of a polymer on a base, and a process for producing the same; and a functional layered product wherein a pattern of a functional material, such as an conductive material, is formed onto a light-transmitting base using the layered product having the porous layer, and a process for producing the functional layered product. A layered product comprising a base and a porous layer on at least one surface of the base, wherein the porous layer is constituted of a composition containing a polymer as a main component, the porous layer has micropores having an average pore diameter of 0.01 to 10 μm, and has a porosity of 30 to 85%, the composition constituting the porous layer has a glass transition temperature of 20° C. or higher, and the porous layer is a layer which is convertible to a transparent layer by a heat treatment through disappearance of the micropores. A conductive pattern is formed on the porous layer surface of the layered product, and then the resultant layered product is subjected to a heat treatment to cause the micropores in the porous layer to disappear, thereby converting the porous layer to a transparent layer.04-07-2011
20110081526PATTERNING OF SOLID STATE FEATURES BY DIRECT WRITE NANOLITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING - The present invention includes a method of fabricating organic/inorganic composite nanostructures on a substrate comprising depositing a solution having a block copolymer and an inorganic precursor on the substrate using dip pen nanolithography. The nanostructures comprises arrays of lines and/or dots having widths/diameters less than 1 micron. The present invention also includes a device comprising an organic/inorganic composite nanoscale region chemically bonded to a substrate, wherein the nanoscale region, wherein the nanoscale region has a nanometer scale dimension other than height.04-07-2011
20100068478Liquid Developer Composition And Method Of Its Preparation - The invention relates to a liquid developer composition comprising a dispersant, and toner particles dispersed in said dispersant. The liquid developer composition can be used for printing onto a substrate. The binder resin in the toner particles is curable, e.g. by UV-light.03-18-2010
20100239829Method for Manufacturing Bamboo Decorative Sheet and Bamboo Decorative Sheet thereof - In a method for manufacturing a bamboo decorative sheet and a bamboo decorative sheet thereof, the method is applicable to a large volume bamboo board formed by gluing and stacking bamboo chips made of bamboo tube materials. The method includes the step as follows. The large volume bamboo board is provided. The bamboo board is beveled to form an upper and a lower part, and the two parts are reversed. Then the two parts are overlapped and glued to form a composite bamboo board. The composite bamboo board is sliced into film-like bamboo decorative sheets, so that the bamboo decorative sheet with a surface having decorative grain is formed. The method has developed the invariable straight strip-like decorative grain in the prior art into the lattice or diagonal grains, and the size of the lattice or diagonal grains can be adjusted, such that the bamboo decorative sheet with a variety of grain can be produced to meet the customers' requirements.09-23-2010
20110151203DESSERT DECORATION SYSTEM AND METHOD - A food decoration is provided that includes an image imprinted on a substrate, a support member for supporting the substrate on the food, and an attachment that affixes the substrate to the support. A system is also provided that includes an electronic apparatus adapted to store, and in some cases manipulate, images and to transfer the images to a substrate, such as via a printer, for attachment to the support member.06-23-2011
20090214833Metallic Pigment, Pigment Dispersion Liquid, Metallic Pigment Ink Composition, and Ink Jet Recording Method - This invention provides a metallic pigment, which can prepare a printed matter having metallic luster, can realize stable printing even in a printer with ink jet nozzles having a nozzle diameter of not more than 30 μm, can eliminate the need to carry out heat treatment and the like, and, thus, can realize ink jet recording without undergoing a limitation on printing media (recording media), an ink composition, and an ink jet recording method. The metallic pigment is a metal foil piece having an average thickness of 30 to 100 μm, having a 50% average particle diameter of not less than 0.5 μm and not more than 4.0 μm, and having such a particle size distribution that the maximum particle diameter is not more than 12 μm. An ink composition containing this metallic pigment and an ink jet head having a nozzle diameter of not more than 30 μm are provided, and the ratio between the average particle diameter of the metallic pigment and the nozzle diameter of the ink jet head (average particle diameter/nozzle diameter) is preferably brought to not more than 0.15.08-27-2009
20090214837Insulating Label - An insulating label, including a first layer, being a printable film layer; a second layer, being an insulating layer; and a third layer, being a lamination layer. The third layer may be disposed between the first layer and the second layer to operatively couple the first layer and the second layer. The insulating label may alternatively include a first layer, being a printable layer; and a second layer operatively coupled to the first layer and incorporating an expandable coating.08-27-2009
20110097559SUPRAMOLECULAR BLOCK COPOLYMER COMPOSITIONS FOR SUB-MICRON LITHOGRAPHY - A polymeric composition and method of preparation for application in sub-micron lithography, comprising a blend of A-B and B′-C block, random, branched, or graft copolymers, where: (i) the B and B′ blocks or grafts have attractive supramolecular interactions characterized by a negative Flory-Huggins parameter; (ii) the composition exhibits a microphase-separated, three-domain morphology with A, C, and B/B′ domains comprised largely of A blocks or grafts, C blocks or grafts, and a mixture of B and B′ blocks or grafts, respectively. Long-range ordering of nanometer-scale domain features has been achieved in thin films of such supramolecular polymer blends, while avoiding macrophase separation. The strategy offers a diversity of morphologies for sub-micron lithographic applications in tandem with ease of chemical synthesis.04-28-2011
20110097558IMAGE RECORDING METHOD, RECORDING MATERIAL, AND IMAGE RECORDING APPARATUS - An image recording method is provided which includes forming an image on a recording medium by a color ink composition containing a color colorant and a white ink composition containing a white colorant, and in the above image recording method, the color ink composition and the white ink composition are adhered in this order to the recording medium so that an equivalent ratio of the white colorant to the color colorant is set to 1 to 1,000:1 to form a pastel color image.04-28-2011
20110250410METHOD AND COMPOSITION FOR PRINTING TACTILE MARKS AND SECURITY DOCUMENT FORMED THEREFROM - Ultraviolet light-curable deposits are printed onto a substrate in a predetermined pattern to make tactile marks (e.g. Braille-like resin dots) for use by people with impaired vision to, for example, recognize the denominations of banknotes. The deposit demonstrates high adhesion due to: (1) presence of 20-80% (wt.) of a low viscosity acrylate component to provide a substrate-penetrating property; and, (2) 2-30% (wt.) of an adhesion-promoting acid acrylate. The deposit material further includes 1-30% (wt.) of urethane acrylate, 1-30% by weight of reactive diluent, photoinitiator and 1-10% (wt.) of rheological adsorbing additive. Optimally, the adhesion promoter is added after the other components have been mixed with the rheological additive. The printing step may be followed by heating before the curing step to increase penetration of the ink into the substrate. The deposit may comprise a taggant for use as a security feature.10-13-2011
20110250412FOILED ARTICLES AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME - A foiled article and methods of making the foiled article. The foiled article includes a substrate with one or more foiled areas on one or both surfaces of the substrate. The foiled areas are formed by applying a predetermined pattern of toner or ink to the substrate, and bonding a foil material to the patterned areas by the application of heat. The foiled areas can then be printed to create a multi-colored foil, images, or text thereon. The foiled areas can be simultaneously printed with the non-foiled areas. The digital patterning of the toner or ink, as well as the optional digital printing of the foiled areas allow for variable images without the expenditure for stamping dies and printing plates, such that a short-run product can be produced at lower cost with faster turn around times than traditional foiling processes.10-13-2011
20110250411METHOD FOR MAKING AN INTERACTIVE INFORMATION DEVICE AND PRODUCT PRODUCED THEREBY - A method and product produced by the method for forming an interactive information device with a conductively coated panel includes forming a reduced contrast, increased light transmitting, conductively coated panel by providing a transparent substrate and applying a transparent, conductive layer on at least one surface of the substrate in a predetermined pattern with at least one area having a conductive layer thereon and a second area without a conductive layer. The method further includes applying a transparent layer of a metal oxide such that the metal oxide layer, such as silicon dioxide, overlies both areas whereby visible contrast between the areas is reduced and light transmission through the coated panel is increased. The coated panel is then attached to an electro-optic display for displaying information when electricity is applied thereto.10-13-2011
20110097556BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF NANOPARTICLE NUCLEATION, SHAPE AND CRYSTAL PHASE - The present invention includes compositions and methods for selective binding of amino acid oligomers to semiconductor materials. One form of the present invention is a method for controlling the particle size of the semiconductor materials by interacting an amino acid oligomer that specifically binds the material with solutions that can result in the formation of the material. The same method can be used to control the aspect ratio of the nanocrystal particles of the semiconductor material. Another form of the present invention is a method to create nanowires from the semiconductor material.04-28-2011
20110076469Manufacturing method of optical film, optical film manufactured by the manufacturing method, and polarizing plate and image display having the optical film - A method for manufacturing an optical film is provided and includes a process of casting two or more dopes containing at least a polymer and a solvent on a base material at the same time, and a process of eliminating the solvent. One dope is a dope (Db) previously containing a dispersed phase at the time of casting or forming a phase-separated dispersed phase in the process of eliminating the solvent. The main component of the solvents constituting the dispersed phase of the dope (Db) is a solvent in which the polymer is substantially insoluble. The dope (Db) is cast to form a contiguous lower layer to a layer on the farthest side from the base material or a layer nearer to the base material than the contiguous lower layer. One different dope (Db) is a dope (Do) not substantially containing a dispersed phase that is phase-separated at the time of casting or in the process of eliminating the solvent, and the dope (Do) not substantially containing a dispersed phase is cast to form a layer on the farthest side from the base material.03-31-2011
20110076465EPOXY-CONTAINING POLYMER, PHOTO-CURABLE RESIN COMPOSITION, PATTERNING PROCESS, AND ELECTRIC/ELECTRONIC PART PROTECTIVE FILM - A photo-curable resin composition comprising an epoxy-containing silphenylene or silicone polymer with a Mw of 3,000-500,000 forms a coating which is useful as a protective film for electric/electronic parts.03-31-2011
20100129617LASER ABLATION TOOLING VIA SPARSE PATTERNED MASKS - A sparse patterned mask for use in a laser ablation process to image a substrate. The mask has a plurality of apertures for transmission of light and non-transmissive areas around the apertures. The apertures individually form a portion of a complete pattern, and a plurality of apertures from one or more masks together form the complete pattern when the masks are imaged. Making a mask sparse provides for a path to remove debris from the substrate during the laser ablation process. Multiple interlaced sparse repeating patterns can create a more complex pattern with repeat distances larger than the individual patterns.05-27-2010
20100129616NEGATIVE-WORKING ON-PRESS DEVELOPABLE IMAGEABLE ELEMENTS - Negative-working imageable elements can be imaged and processed on-press to provide lithographic printing plates, especially with sulfuric acid-anodized aluminum substrates. These elements have an imageable layer that contains two different polymeric binders, a first polymeric binder that is present a discrete particles, and a second polymeric binder that comprises pendant ethylenically unsaturated groups.05-27-2010
20110076468Kit For Decorating An Article - A decorating kit is provided to a user. The decorating kit comprises an article having a color that conceals color applied to the article, one or more designs applied on the article, and one or more coloring markers for coloring the designs on the article. The color of the article is a light absorbing color, which conceals color applied to the article. The article is, for example, clothing, an accessory, a pet product, etc. The designs are screened or attached onto the article. When the user colors the designs on the article using the coloring markers, the colors that inadvertently extend beyond the designs onto the article are not visible on the article. The user can therefore color the designs on the article without the colors that over-mark the designs, visible on the article. The decorating kit further comprises decorative elements for decorating the designs and the article.03-31-2011
20110076464STRUCTURING OF CONDUCTIVE POLYMER LAYERS BY MEANS OF THE LIFT-OFF PROCESS - Processes comprising: (a) providing a substrate; and (b) forming a conductive structured polymer layer on a surface of the substrate, wherein forming the conductive structured polymer layer comprises applying at least one conductive polymer comprising a polycation and at least one polyanion having a mean molecular weight M03-31-2011
20110151205SYSTEM AND METHODOLOGY FOR NUTRITIONAL PACKAGING - Systems and methodologies for facilitating the proper case and feeding of children or others by parents or caregivers. Through visual cues on products, juxtaposed with corresponding textual descriptors, and color-coding, the technique of the present invention provides a ready tool to identify appropriate foods. Additionally, a ring protocol establishes a way to assure that not only appropriate foods are consumed but in an appropriate percentage and amount, thereby assuring parents and other caregivers that their charges are properly fed.06-23-2011
20110151202Controllable Placement of Liquid Adhesive on Substrate - Controllable placement of a liquid adhesive on a substrate to confine the adhesive to a desired area of the substrate is disclosed. A controllable placement method can include dispensing a liquid adhesive into a designated area on a surface of a substrate, controllably confining the dispensed liquid adhesive to the designated area, and curing the confined liquid adhesive. The dispensed liquid adhesive can be controllably confined using various techniques, such as electrical repulsion, electrical attraction, capacitance, electrowetting, light curing, adhesive attracting-repulsing coatings, and substrate topography. A substrate having a controllably placed liquid adhesive thereon can be incorporated into electronic devices, such as a mobile telephone, a digital media player, or a personal computer.06-23-2011
20110070411PLASTIC WITH IMPROVED GLOSS PROPERTIES AND SURFACE TREATMENT METHOD - The present invention provides a plastic with improved gloss properties and a surface treatment method for plastic, which forms a nanopattern and a hardened layer on the surface of a polymer material by irradiating an argon ion beam onto the surface to change the refractive index, thus changing the gloss of the polymer variously using only the polymer/plastic material.03-24-2011
20110070410Fire-resistant board - An environmentally-friendly, fire-resistant board includes a primary layer mainly made of a composition comprised of a magnesite compound and carborundum, wherein the primary layer enables the fire-resistant board to resist fire, to retard flame, to endure water and moisture, to prevent deformation, and to withstand bend as well as impact.03-24-2011
20120202019AZO COMPOUNDS, INK COMPOSITIONS, AND COLORED BODIES - Azo compounds represented by general formula (1) or salts thereof are provided as highly water-soluble colorants which have hues of yellow, orange, brown or red, and excellent color development properties and which, when used in various recording processes, particularly in an inkjet recording process, ensure various excellent fastnesses such as light fastness, ozone fastness, and fading balance. Ink compositions containing the colorants are also provided. In general formula (1), R08-09-2012
20120202018Print Methodology for Applying Polymer Materials To Roofing Materials to Form Nail Tabs or Reinforcing Strips - A method and apparatus for applying nail tabs to roofing and building cover materials involving the steps of depositing tab material onto the surface of the roofing or building cover material, during or after its manufacture, resulting in a plurality of nail tabs from a lamination roll, and bonding the tabs to the surface of the material by pressure between the lamination roll and said surface. The method also encompasses depositing the tab material or pre-formed tabs by a pressure roll in contact with said surface. The tabs preferably are made substantially of a polymer material and may be hardened or cured by ultra-violet or visible light. The tabs may also be pre-formed and have adhesive backing.08-09-2012
20110250408ADHESIVE PRODUCT, AND TRANSFER TOOL - A necessary and sufficient adhesive force of an adhesive agent layer is certainly kept while the dot diameter of the adhesive agent is made smaller and the thickness of the adhesive agent layer is made smaller. For the purpose, in an adhesive product, comprising an adhesive agent layer in which dots of a dot-form adhesive agent 10-13-2011
20120121868Phthalocyanines and Their Use in Ink-Jet Printing - A process for preparing phthalocyanine, azaphthalocyanine, metallo-phthalocyanine or metallo-azaphthalocyanine dyes and salts thereof. Also novel compounds, inks, printing processes, printed materials and ink jet cartridges.05-17-2012
20100112310Substrate Patterning - Systems and methods for providing identification patterns on substrates are described.05-06-2010
20100112307Metallized insulative labeling material - A packaging structure having at least one layer of a foam component and at least one metallized layer wherein the layer enhances the insulating effect of the foam and provides a bright, attractive finish to a label or package. The metallized layer is preferably provided on its outer surface with a a reverse printed film.05-06-2010
20110250409MULTIFUNCTIONAL, RESPONSIVE FUNCTIONAL LAYERS ON SOLID SURFACES AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF - A multifunctional, responsive functional layer on a substrate, such as textiles, paper and plastic materials, includes at least one first and a second functional component, of which at least one of the second functional components meets the chemical-functional and constitutional specification for responsive behavior and thereby can be reversibly switched by an outer stimulus. The first and second functional components differ with respect to the intrinsically specified properties thereof and are matched to each other, wherein at least one of the functional components on the substrate is present as a physical-chemical compound. Methods are disclosed for producing the multifunctional, responsive functional layer, which enable the combination of functions, such as moisture management, soil release, antistatic, hydrophobicity, hydrophilicity, oleophobicity, controlled release, and conductivity.10-13-2011
20090022961INTERLAYER FOR LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES - Lithographic substrate comprising (a) a dimensionally stable plate- or foil-shaped support, (b) an aluminum oxide layer provided on at least one side of the support (a), and (c) an interlayer applied onto the aluminum oxide layer comprising a hydrophilic polymer comprising structural units derived from the following compounds: (a1) at least one compound comprising both polyalkylene oxide chains and at least one structural unit which is free-radical polymerizable, and (a2) at least one monomer capable of copolymerizing with the free-radical polymerizable structural unit of (a1) and furthermore comprising at least one acidic functional group with pKs<5, wherein the acidic functional group can be present as a free acid group or in the form of a salt.01-22-2009
20100003469OXIDE MATERIAL, PATTERNING SUBSTRATE, METHOD OF FORMING A PATTERN, METHOD OF PRODUCING AN IMPRINT TRANSFER MOLD, METHOD OF PRODUCING A RECORDING MEDIUM, IMPRINT TRANSFER MOLD, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - An oxide material (01-07-2010
20100003471Transfer Tape - The invention is to provide a transfer tape which includes an opacifying layer having a high opacifying effect of a pattern, and according to the invention, there is provided a transfer tape 01-07-2010
20100003470INKJET DYES EXHIBITING REDUCED KOGATION - A salt of a sulfonated dye comprising an ammonium cation as a counterion. The ammonium cation comprises at least 3 hydroxyl groups. The salt is useful in reducing kogation in thermal inkjet printheads. One example of these salts is the compound of formula (II):01-07-2010
20100003472LUMINESCENT ARTICLE - A luminescent article is made by applying a base layer on the article, by applying an intermediate layer on the base layer, and by applying a luminescent layer on the intermediate layer. Color fading of the luminescent layer is minimized. The multiple layers create a pronounced three-dimensional decorative impact, with a longer and brighter glow.01-07-2010
20110212308FIBROUS NETWORKS AND A METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTINUOUS OR BATCH FIBROUS NETWORK PRODUCTION - A method for the production of a fibrous network-substrate component includes the steps of providing a network of fibrous material (09-01-2011
20080248260Recording Ink, Ink Cartridge, Ink Record, Inkjet Recording Apparatus, and Inkjet Recording Method - The object of the invention to provide a recording ink with excellent discharge stability and storage stability, which rapidly penetrates into a recording medium and forms a coating, and which will never generate smearing upon high-speed printing or double-sided printing, and which excels in marker resistance, and which enables high quality image recording with less bleeding, and the ink cartridge, the ink record, the inkjet recording apparatus, and the inkjet recording method using the recording ink. The recording ink containing at least water, a colorant, a resin fine-particle, a water-soluble organic solvent and a penetrant, in which the penetrant is a diol compound whose carbon number is 7 to 11 and the resin fine-particle is a silicone modified acrylic resin not containing a hydrolyzable silyl group.10-09-2008
20120171432Substrate structure and method of manufacturing the same - Provided is a substrate structure including: a base substrate on which a conductive pattern is formed; a first plating layer covering the conductive pattern; and a second plating layer covering the first plating layer, wherein the first plating layer includes an electroless reduction plating layer.07-05-2012
20120171431METHOD FOR THE CREATION OF COMPLEX STRUCTURES ON A MICROMETRIC OR NANOMETRIC SCALE, AND THE COMPLEX STRUCTURE THUS OBTAINED - A method for the creation of complex structures (07-05-2012
20090317606INK SET, AND RECORDING METHOD, RECORDING SYSTEM, AND RECORDED MATTER USING THE INK SET - It is an object of the present invention to provide an ink set that has a wide color reproduction range, has high saturation, produces a glossy recorded image with no pronounced granularity caused by dot expression, greatly suppresses granularity caused by dot expression particularly when applied to a medium having a coating layer, and allows a recorded image with outstanding coloration to be obtained when applied to plain paper. The present invention provides an ink set comprising at least yellow ink (Y), magenta ink (M), cyan ink (C), and red ink (R), wherein the L* values in the Lab colorimetric system specified by CIE for aqueous solutions of each ink diluted 1000 times are within the following ranges. (Y): at least 89 and no more than 94, (M): at least 76 and no more than 93, (C): at least 74 and no more than 87, (R): at least 55 and no more than 74.12-24-2009
20090317601Apparatus and method for treating imaging materials - An apparatus and method for improving the durability of an image on an imaging material, including increasing the press run length or a printing plate. The apparatus and method can involve the use of, as an example but not restricted to, an imaging device, a pre-bake oven, a processor, and a post-process treatment unit that employs infrared lamps adapted to irradiate the image.12-24-2009
20120202015METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ADHESION BODY, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUBSTRATE WITH ADHESIVE PATTERN, AND SUBSTRATE WITH ADHESIVE PATTERN - The method for manufacturing an adhesion body according to the present invention is a method for manufacturing an adhesion body in which a first adherend and a second adherend are bonded to each other via an adhesive pattern, comprising a step of providing an adhesive layer containing a thermosetting component on a first adherend; a step of forming an adhesive pattern by etching the adhesive layer in a state in which a protective layer for protecting a predetermined portion of the adhesive layer from etching is provided on a surface of the adhesive layer opposite to a surface in contact with the first adherend; and a step of bonding a second adherend to the adhesive pattern after the protective layer is removed.08-09-2012
20090117342Method for Preparing Conductive Pattern and Conductive Pattern Prepared by the Method - The present invention provides a method for preparing a conductive pattern, comprising a pattern forming step of forming a conductive pattern on a substrate; and a blackening processing step of blackening the surface of the conductive pattern by immersing the conductive pattern in an aqueous solution containing reducing metal ions to oxidize the surface of the conductive pattern, and a conductive pattern prepared therefrom.05-07-2009
20090081423Ink jet recording method for recording pattern layer and white overlaying layer on longitudinal sheet - The present invention relates to an ink jet recording method for recording a white overlaying layer and a pattern layer on a longitudinal film base material, printed matters obtained by the recording method, and systems for realizing the recording method thereof.03-26-2009
20090053481METHOD FOR SUCCESSIVELY FUNCTIONALIZING A SUBSTRATE AND MICROSTRUCTURE IS OBTAINABLE BY SAID METHOD - A method for successively functionalizing a substrate whose surface is provided with at least two areas (02-26-2009
20090017274OPTICAL ARTICLES AND SOL-GEL PROCESS FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE - An optical article, having an almost complete isotropy and dimensions equal to or lower than 500 .mu.m, is prepared by a sol-gel procedure comprising a preliminary step wherein the mould is filled cold with a sol containing the desired oxide precursors, sol gelation, gel drying, removal of the gel from the mould and the subsequent miniaturization of the dried gel. The optical article can be used for optic telecommunications.01-15-2009
20080241485INK COMPOSITION AND IMAGE RECORDING METHOD AND IMAGE RECORDED MATTER USING SAME - An ink composition containing at least a polymerizable composition, a pigment, and a polymer represented by General Formula (1):10-02-2008
20080268210MANUFACTURING METHOD OF ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - A manufacturing method of an electronic component, characterized by having a first step of forming a treated substrate with a reinforcing part having a treated substrate body and a reinforcing part of the treated substrate body standing on a first principal surface of the treated substrate body, a second step of forming a first conductive pattern on the side of the first principal surface of the treated substrate body and forming a second conductive pattern on the side of a second principal surface of the treated substrate body, respectively, and a third step of cutting the treated substrate body and eliminating the reinforcing part and also dividing the treated substrate body into individual pieces.10-30-2008
20100316850NEGATIVE-WORKING IMAGEABLE ELEMENTS - Negative-working imageable elements have an imageable layer comprising a free radically polymerizable component, an initiator composition capable of generating radicals sufficient to initiate polymerization of the free radically polymerizable component upon exposure to imaging radiation, a radiation absorbing compound, one or more polymeric binders, and at least 5 weight % of core-shell particles comprising a hydrophobic polymeric core and a hydrophilic polymeric shell that is covalently bound to the polymeric core. The hydrophilic polymeric shell has one or more zwitterionic functional groups. These elements can be imaged such as by IR lasers to provide lithographic printing plates.12-16-2010
20090220749Coating Compositions Comprising a Latent Activator for Marking Substrates - The present invention provides a composition, which comprises a latent activator. It also provides a process for the preparation of these compositions, substrates coated with these compositions and a process for their preparation, a process for preparing marked substrates using these compositions and marked substrates obtainable by the latter process.09-03-2009
20080213548Ink composition for ink jet recording, recording method, and recorded matter - There is provided an ink composition for ink jet recording, which can yield images having excellent gloss with good color reproduction even on various recording media having a low level of water absorption, especially synthetic paper and printing paper for running-on. The ink composition for ink jet recording comprises a colorant, water, an alkanediol, and a surfactant, wherein the alkanediol comprises a water-soluble 1,2-alkanediol, a poor water-soluble 1,2-alkanediol, and a poor water-soluble both terminal alkanediol, and the alkanediol satisfies a requirement on a weight basis of A:(B+C)=2:1 to 2:3 wherein A represents the content of the water-soluble 1,2-alkanediol in the alkanediol; B represents the content of the poor water-soluble 1,2-alkanediol in the alkanediol; and C represents the content of the poor water-soluble both terminal alkanediol in the alkanediol.09-04-2008
20080213546Resin Sheet Having Fine Decorative Patterns and Method of Producing the Same - The present invention provides a resin sheet having fine decorative patterns and a method of readily producing the resin sheet having fine decorative patterns.09-04-2008
20080213547Composite Composition for Micropatterned Layers Having High Relaxation Ability, High Chemical Resistance and Mechanical Stability - A polymerizable composite composition comprising a) a hydrolysate and/or condensate of at least one hydrolysable alkylsilane having at least one alkyl group, at least one hydrolysable arylsilane having at least one aryl group or at least one hydrolysable alkylarylsilane having at least one alkylaryl group, and at least one hydrolysable silane containing an epoxy group, b) at least one organic compound having at least 2 epoxy groups, and c) a cationic initiator, is suitable to provide, upon curing, substrates with a patterned coating or patterned moulded articles. The patterned coatings and moulded articles obtained show high relaxation ability, high chemical resistance and mechanical stability. Micropatterns can be obtained with high stability of shape.09-04-2008
20120202017SOLVENT ANNEALING BLOCK COPOLYMERS ON PATTERNED SUBSTRATES - Provided herein are block copolymer thin film structures and methods of fabrication. Aspects described herein include methods of directed self-assembly of block copolymers on patterns using solvent annealing, and the resulting thin films, structures, media or other compositions. According to various embodiments, solvent annealing is used direct the assembly of block copolymers on chemical patterns to achieve high degrees of pattern perfection, placement of features at the precision of the lithographic tool used to make the chemical pattern, improved dimensional control of features, improved line edge and line width roughness, and resolution enhancement by factors of two to four or greater.08-09-2012
20110256360REUSABLE BODY DECORATION - A reusable body decoration includes a decorative member, a multilayer adhesive adhered to one side of the decorative member, the multilayer adhesive having a first layer having a relatively low peel strength for removably contacting a user's skin and a second layer having a relatively high peel strength for contacting one side of the decorative member, the first and second layer being laminated.10-20-2011
20110020614GARAGE DOOR DISPLAY AND DECORATIVE ARTICLE - A garage door display and decorative article include a first closed cell foam layer having a thickness of at least 0.1 inches having a front face and a rear face. A rare earth metal magnet is fused to previously melted and presently solidified portions of the first closed cell foam layer on the rear face. A decorative piece is fused to previously melted and presently solidified portions of the first closed cell foam layer on the front face.01-27-2011
20110027545HYGIENE OR WIPING PRODUCT COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE PATTERNED PLY AND METHOD FOR PATTERNING THE PLY - A hygiene or wiping product includes at least one ply of a fibrous web containing cellulose fibers and having a graphical pattern of at least first and second areas. The ply contains a coloring compound providing a coloration of the ply in the first area. The coloring compound is at least partly chemically destroyed in the second area so that the ply is less colored in the second area than in the first area. A method for producing such a ply includes the steps of providing a fibrous web containing a coloring compound, which provides a uniform coloration in at least a portion of the web, and applying a bleaching agent to a part of the colored portion of the web to at least partly decolor the web in the part generating a pattern of at least first colored and second less colored areas.02-03-2011
20110027542EXPOSURE APPARATUS AND EXPOSURE METHOD - An exposure method includes the steps of: detecting an alignment mark of a work W and an alignment mark of a mask M by an alignment camera 02-03-2011
20110027544Resin composition for insulating film or surface-protective film of electronic components, method for producing pattern-cured film and electronic components - A resin composition includes: (A) a polymer having a structural unit shown by the formula (I), and an acidic functional group or a group derived therefrom at both of the terminals;02-03-2011
20110027541COMPOUND MATERIAL ARTICLE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A compound material article and a method of manufacturing the same are disclosed. The compound material article includes a substrate molded by compound materials, and a film attached to a surface of the substrate. The film is capable of being painted different patterns or characters on a surface opposite to the substrate.02-03-2011
20100330348CAMOUFLAGE PATTERN SCHEME FOR CAMOUFLAGE PATTERNS ON OBJECTS - A camouflage scheme including a polygonal scheme area for a camouflage pattern, the area is dimensioned to substantially cover an object area of an object to be camouflaged, the scheme area has a first side length including a substantial first extension of the object and a second side length including a substantial second extension of the object, at least two adjacent property bands in the scheme area are both aligned in the same first running direction having specified widths and the property bands in a first running direction are intersected by at least one property band extending in a second running direction, adjacent property bands differ alternatingly at least in the mode of one perceptible characteristic, the dimensions of the scheme area and the widths of the property bands are sized such that a maximum of only three bands extend in the scheme area in their entire width.12-30-2010
20100330346Article with an Image Displayed Thereon and Method of Transferring Images onto Articles - A method and article involve calibrating a digital image for transfer to a hard surface for display thereon. A calibration table is created for calibrating a printer. A digital image, using the calibration settings is printed in mirror form onto a transfer sheet. The image is then transferred to the surface and polished to result in the article.12-30-2010
20100330345METHODS UTILIZING SCANNING PROBE MICROSCOPE TIPS AND PRODUCTS THEREOF OR PRODUCED THEREBY - The invention provides a lithographic method referred to as “dip pen” nanolithography (DPN). DPN utilizes a scanning probe microscope (SPM) tip (e.g., an atomic force microscope (AFM) tip) as a “pen,” a solid-state substrate (e.g., gold) as “paper,” and molecules with a chemical affinity for the solid-state substrate as “ink.” Capillary transport of molecules from the SPM tip to the solid substrate is used in DPN to directly write patterns consisting of a relatively small collection of molecules in submicrometer dimensions, making DPN useful in the fabrication of a variety of microscale and nanoscale devices. The invention also provides substrates patterned by DPN, including submicrometer combinatorial arrays, and kits, devices and software for performing DPN. The invention further provides a method of performing AFM imaging in air. The method comprises coating an AFM tip with a hydrophobic compound, the hydrophobic compound being selected so that AFM imaging performed using the coated AFM tip is improved compared to AFM imaging performed using an uncoated AFM tip. Finally, the invention provides AFM tips coated with the hydrophobic compounds.12-30-2010
20100330347METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THE FORMATION OF HYDROPHOBIC SURFACES - The invention relates to the application of a coating to a substrate in which the coating includes a polymer material and the coating is selectively fluorinated and/or cured to improve the liquid repellance of the same. The invention also provides for the selective fluorination and/or curing of selected areas of the coating thus, when completed, providing a coating which has regions of improved liquid repellance with respect to the remaining regions and which remaining regions may be utilized as liquid collection areas.12-30-2010
20100285284INORGANIC PHOSPHORESCENT ARTICLE AND METHOD FOR MAKING SAME - An inorganic phosphorescent article having a formed phosphorescent layer where the phosphorescent layer is not mixed with a frit and the majority of the layer comprises photoluminescent phosphors comprising rare earth doped alkaline earth aluminates, rare earth doped alkaline earth silicates, zinc sulfide doped with copper or mixtures thereof. The phosphorescent articles of the present invention may be formed as tile bodies and fired at high temperatures between 1000C and 1600C providing durable ceramic and porcelain tiles suitable for use in emergency lighting flooring systems, aqueous environments such as pools and spas, and outdoor pathway lighting.11-11-2010
20100285283FASHION ACCESSORIES MADE FROM TRAFFIC CONE RUBBER - The present invention relates generally to fashion accessories designed and made from traffic cone rubber, more particularly related to Bracelets, Key Chains, Necklace Pendants, Earrings, Rings, Wallet, Belts, Zipper Pulls, Belly Button Piercing, Bookmarks, Bra, Door Hanger, Cell phone/Beeper/Pager Holder, Ipod Case, Cell Phone Charm, Wall Mask, Winter Hat/Beanie Hat, Baseball Cap, Tie, Hoodie, Satchel Bag, Sneaker, Decal Snaps, Money Clip, Magnet, Backpack, Watch Band, Relief Carving, Eyeglass Case, Headband, Coaster, Car Decoration, Ornament, Pet Products, Hair Clip, Change Purse, Purse, Pins/Buttons, Anklet, Lanyard, Nose Piercing, Charms, Button, and Cufflinks.11-11-2010
20110052887STRUCTURED BOARDS WITH MATCHED SURFACE - Surface structured decorative boards (03-03-2011
20110052886COMPOSITION SCREEN-PRINTABLE ON POLYVINYL BUTYRAL - The invention relates to 03-03-2011
20110052885WATER SOLUBLE AZO COMPOUND OR SALT THEREOF, INK COMPOSITION AND COLORED BODY - Provided is a water soluble azo compound represented by the following formula (1) or a salt thereof, which serves as a yellow coloring matter having a hue with high brilliance which is suitable for ink jet recording, and which enables a recorded matter to have various superior fastness properties. When an ink composition is prepared using the azo compound or a salt thereof, the ink composition can have superior storage stability. Also provided is an ink composition containing the water soluble azo compound or a salt thereof.03-03-2011
20110052884NON-AQUEOUS PIGMENT INK - A non-aqueous pigment ink which suppresses show-through and improves the print density in printed items, and also exhibits excellent storage stability. The non-aqueous pigment ink comprises a pigment, a non-aqueous solvent, and non-aqueous resin dispersion particles having a pigment dispersion capability, wherein the non-aqueous resin dispersion particles comprise a urethane-modified alkyd resin formed from an oil-modified alkyd resin and/or fatty acid-modified alkyd resin having an oil length of not less than 50% by mass into which urethane groups have been introduced, and the urethane-modified alkyd resin is prepared by bonding an amino alcohol to double bonds within the oil-modified alkyd resin and/or fatty acid-modified alkyd resin, and then reacting the amino alcohol with a polyvalent isocyanate compound to introduce the urethane groups.03-03-2011
20110052883METHODS OF FORMING REVERSED PATTERNS IN A SUBSTRATE AND SEMICONDUCTOR STRUCTURES FORMED DURING SAME - A method of forming a reversed pattern in a substrate. A resist on a substrate is exposed and developed to form a pattern therein, the patterned resist having a first polarity. The polarity of the patterned resist is reversed to a second polarity, and a reversal film is formed over the patterned resist having the second polarity. The patterned resist having the second polarity is removed, forming a pattern in the reversal film. The pattern in the reversal film is then transferred to the substrate. Additional methods of forming a reversed pattern in a substrate are disclosed, as is a semiconductor structure formed during the methods.03-03-2011
20110052882TONER HAVING TITANIA AND PROCESSES THEREOF - The present disclosure provides white toner compositions and processes for making same. In embodiments, a desirable white toner may be produced without having to resort to excessive pigment loading, having desirable gloss characteristics.03-03-2011
20110262720CELLULOSIC BIOLAMINATE COMPOSITE ASSEMBLY AND RELATED METHODS - Cellulosic biolaminate assemblies are provided. In one embodiment, a biolaminate structure is provided comprising a first cellulosic layer, a second cellulosic layer, and a first bio-based polymer. The first bio-based polymer impregnates the first cellulosic layer and the second cellulosic layer. The first cellulosic layer and the second cellulosic layer are fused together.10-27-2011
20110262714PRESS FELT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A method to produce a press felt for a fiber web producing and/or processing machine, including the steps of a) providing a load bearing base structure, which is, for example, produced of yarns, b) providing a first and a second non-woven fiber layer, c) imprinting a polymer material pattern onto the first or second non-woven fiber layer so that the polymer material pattern partially covers the layer, d) arranging the first non-woven fiber layer on one side of the base structure and e) arranging the second non-woven fiber layer on the first non-woven fiber layer in such a manner that the polymer material pattern is arranged between the two non-woven fiber layers. The present invention further relates to a press felt manufactured according to the method of the present invention.10-27-2011
20110262716Magenta Dyes and Inks for Use in Ink-Jet Printing - A compound of Formula (1) and salts thereof:10-27-2011
20110262715METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A PRODUCT THAT CONTAINS A SCENTED COMPOUND - A method of manufacturing a product that contains a scented compound, a product manufactured by this method and the use of such a product, the method includes at least printing one or more scented compounds, which are added to printing ink (10-27-2011
20110135890CHIRAL LIQUID CRYSTAL POLYMER MARKING - A liquid crystal polymer marking is obtainable by a process that comprises applying a first chiral liquid crystal precursor composition onto a substrate, heating the composition to bring same to a first chiral liquid crystal state, applying to at least one area of the first composition a second chiral liquid crystal precursor composition, heating the at least one area to bring same to a second chiral liquid crystal state, and subsequently curing and/or polymerizing the resultant product. This abstract is neither intended to define the invention disclosed in this specification nor intended to limit the scope of the invention in any way.06-09-2011
20110135888CRYSTALLINE COLLOIDAL ARRAY OF PARTICLES BEARING REACTIVE SURFACTANT - A crystalline colloidal array of particles is disclosed, which includes reactive surfactant covalently bound to the particle surfaces. During formation of the array, the bound surfactant remains in position on the particles resulting in reduced quantity of defects compared to arrays of particles produced with non-reactive surfactants.06-09-2011
20110135892TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF AND TOUCH PANEL THEREWITH - A transparent conductive film includes: a transparent film substrate; a transparent conductor layer provided on one or both sides of the transparent film substrate; and at least one undercoat layer interposed between the transparent film substrate and the transparent conductor layer; wherein: the transparent conductor layer is patterned; and a non-patterned portion not having the transparent conductor layer has the at least one undercoat layer.06-09-2011
20110135889MARKING BASED ON CHIRAL LIQUID CRYSTAL POLYMERS - A liquid crystal polymer marking is obtainable by a process that comprises applying a chiral liquid crystal precursor composition onto a substrate, heating the composition to a bring same to a chiral liquid crystal state, locally applying at least one modifying agent to modify the chiral liquid crystal state, and curing and/or polymerization the resultant product. This abstract is neither intended to define the invention disclosed in this specification nor intended to limit the scope of the invention in any way.06-09-2011
20120148810PATTERNING METHOD - A patterning method is provided. A predetermined pattern is drawn on a substrate, and a plurality of decorative parts is distributed and fixed on the predetermined pattern through a bonding process. In addition, a pattern obtained by distributing the plurality of decorative parts assumes a three-dimensional pattern model on the substrate.06-14-2012
20120148807INK COMPOSITION, INK JET RECORDING METHOD USING THE SAME AND RECORDED MATERIAL - Disclosed are an ink composition containing at least one of a porphyrazine compound or a salt thereof and an aromatic compound having a sulfo group or a salt thereof, an ink jet recording method using the ink composition and a recorded material recorded by the recording method.06-14-2012
20100323170ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING A PLASTIC SUBSTRATE - A method of manufacturing a thin- film electronic device comprises applying a plastic coating to a rigid carrier substrate (12-23-2010
20100323171Apparatus and Method for Providing Resist Alignment Marks in a Double Patterning Lithographic Process - A method is described for alignment of a substrate during a double patterning process. A first resist layer containing at least one alignment mark is formed on the substrate. After the first resist layer is developed, a second resist layer is deposited over the first resist layer, leaving a planar top surface (i.e., without topography). By baking the second resist layer appropriately, a symmetric alignment mark is formed in the second resist layer with little or no offset error from the alignment mark in the first resist layer. The symmetry of the alignment mark formed in the second resist can be enhanced by appropriate adjustments of the respective thicknesses of the first and second resist layers, the coating process parameters, and the baking process parameters.12-23-2010
20110256361ELECTRONIC DEVICE HOUSING AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - An electronic device housing is provided. The electronic device housing includes a substrate, a first metallic coating formed on the substrate, and a second metallic coating formed on a portion of the first metallic coating. The first and second metallic coatings are formed by vacuum sputtering or vacuum vapor deposition. The first and second metallic coatings are all non-conductive. A method for making the electronic device housing is also described there.10-20-2011
20110151204IDENTIFICATION TAPE - An identification tape is disclosed, which comprises: an implicit identification layer, doped with a plurality of implicit symbols; a color layer, formed on the implicit identification layer; and an explicit identification layer, formed on the color layer while enabling its information sub-layer to be formed on a surface thereof facing toward the color layer. By the formation of the implicit identification layer in the identification tape of the invention, any user in a dim-light environment will be able to identify whether the identification tape is genuine, or whether or not the identification tape had been tampered using the implicit symbols contained in the implicit identification layer. Thereby, the identification tape of the invention is equipped with good anti-counterfeiting and anti-tampering abilities.06-23-2011
20110171438Laser Imageable Paper - A method of manufacturing a paper substrate comprising a colour former which is capable undergoing a light activated colour change reaction, wherein the colour former is applied to the paper substrate during the manufacture of said paper substrate, and the colour former is a metal oxyanion or a molecular organic. A paper substrate obtainable by this method is also provided.07-14-2011
20100255268COMPOSITION FOR MOLD SHEET AND METHOD FOR PREPARING MOLD SHEET USING SAME - The present invention relates to a mold sheet composition for forming patterns, which comprises (A) an active energy ray-curable compound having one or more unsaturated double bond, and (B) 0.1 to 20 parts by weight of a photo-initiator based on 100 parts by weight of the component (A); and a mold sheet for forming patterns, which comprises the active energy curable compound of the composition, and has an intaglio of the desired pattern thereon.10-07-2010
20100159215DIGITAL PRINTING OF POLYMER-COATED PAPER OR BOARD - The invention relates to a method for digitally printing a polymer-coated paper or board (06-24-2010
20100159214HIGH-MOLECULAR THIN FILM, PATTERN MEDIUM AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - The present invention provides a method of manufacturing a high-molecular thin film having a fine structure from a block-copolymer compound containing a block copolymer A as a main constituent composed of at least a block chain A06-24-2010
20100159213Wood-Plastic Composites Utilizing Ionomer Capstocks and Methods of Manufacture - An extruded composite adapted for use as a building material includes a core having a base polymer and a natural fiber in a substantially homogeneous mixture and an ionomer capstock. To improve adherence of the ionomer to a base polymer, the ionomer can be mixed with a similar or substantially similar base polymer prior to coextrusion with the core. Additionally, various additives may be mixed with the capstock material to improve visual aesthetics of the product and performance of the building material, especially over time.06-24-2010
20100159210Trisazo Dyestuffs With 6-Pyrazolyl-1-Naphtholsulphonic Acid as Middle Component - The invention provides a compound of Formula (1):06-24-2010
20100159212Inkjet ink - An inkjet ink that prevents paper deformation such as curling, and also exhibits favorable pigment dispersibility. The inkjet ink includes at least a pigment, water, a water-soluble organic solvent having an α value of not more than 65, and a dispersant, wherein the dispersant is a copolymer having a unit A represented by general formula (a) shown below and a unit B represented by general formula (b) shown below, and the mass ratio between the water-soluble organic solvent and the water satisfies (water-soluble organic solvent)/water=5/5 to 8/2.06-24-2010
20100159211MULTILAYER FILMS FOR INSERT MOLD DECORATION, METHODS FOR MAKING THE SAME, AND ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM - A multilayer thermoplastic film having polycarbonate layers is disclosed, in which a first layer comprises a first polycarbonate that comprises repeat units derived from one or more of a monoaryl monomer (II) and/or (III), and a diaryl monomer (IV) as defined herein. A second layer, adjacent to the first layer and coextruded therewith, comprises another polycarbonate that is not the same as a polycarbonate in the first layer. The first layer provides improved properties, for example hardness, impact, and/or scratch resistance.06-24-2010
20100196675Compound, Ink, Process and Use - A process for printing an image on a substrate comprising applying to the substrate an ink comprising a medium and compound of Formula (1) or a salt thereof wherein the compound of Formula (1) or a salt thereof is a triazine coupled azo containing colorant. The process and colorant are especially useful for ink jet printing.08-05-2010
20100196677HYBRID WOOD FLOORING - In some embodiments, a hybrid wood material comprises a high density softwood core and a cork insulator joined together by an adhesive. The softwood core may comprise of Forest Stewardship Council softwood. Preferably, no formaldehyde is used in the fabrication of the material. The material may be used for flooring applications. Other embodiments are disclosed in this application.08-05-2010
20100196673INK-JET RECORDING METHOD, INK-JET RECORDING APPARATUS AND RECORDED MATTER - An ink-jet recording method including recording onto a recording medium a black image of composite black using a black ink and color inks, wherein the black ink includes water, a water-soluble organic solvent, a surfactant, and a carbon black whose volume average particle diameter is 40 nm to 100 nm, and the color inks include a cyan ink, a magenta ink and a yellow ink, wherein the mass ratio (A/B) of a solid content A to a water-soluble organic solvent content B in the black ink is in the range of 1/8 to 1/15, and wherein the recording medium includes a support with a coating layer, and the amounts of purified water transferred to the recording medium at contact periods of 100 ms and 400 ms at a temperature of 23 C and a relative humidity of 50% are 2 ml/m2 to 35 ml/m2 and 3 ml/m2 to 40 ml/m2 respectively.08-05-2010
20100068477LAMINATE - The present invention relates to laminate comprising a first thermoplastic polymer layer with a first melt flow index, adjacent a thermoplastic polymer second layer with a second melt flow index, the first and second layer comprising the same thermoplastic polymer, characterised in that the first melt flow index is lower than the second melt flow index. The invention also relates to a microfluidic device comprising the laminate and a method for incorporating an ink pattern in the laminate.03-18-2010
20100068479FINE-PATTERN STRUCTURAL BODY MANUFACTURING METHOD AND FINE-PATTERN STRUCTURAL BODY - To provide a fine-pattern structural body manufacturing method having advantages such as excellent handling property. The fine-pattern structural body manufacturing method of the present invention includes following steps, i.e., a step of laminating a film substrate having flexibility and a mold having a fine pattern formed thereon in such a manner that one surface of the film substrate and a surface of the mold where the fine pattern is formed face with each other, a step of laminating other surface of the film substrate and a rigid substrate having rigidity, a step of separating the mold from the film substrate, a step of forming a recording film on the surface of the film substrate from which the mold is separated, a step of forming a protective film on the recording film, and a step of separating the rigid substrate from the film substrate.03-18-2010
20100068480Negative-working photosensitive resin composition and photosensitive resin plate using the same - A negative-working photosensitive resin composition is disclosed, comprising (A) a film-forming polymer, (B) an unsaturated compound having a radical polymerizable ethylenic double bond, (C) a photopolymerization initiator, and (D) a thermal polymerization inhibitor, wherein the resin composition further contains (E) at least one member selected from compounds represented by following formula (I):03-18-2010
20100068472Yellow Azo Dyes for Ink Jet Printing - Monomers and dimers of mono-azo compounds of formula03-18-2010
20100068474COATED MOLECULAR SIEVE - The invention relates to a hydrophobically coated molecular sieve which comprises particles having a particle size of 1000 nm or less, the surface of the particles being coated with a silane of the general formula SiR03-18-2010
20100068481METHOD FOR PRODUCING A COMPONENT WITH A PRINTED REAL-WOOD SURFACE AND A COMPONENT PRODUCED ACCORDING TO THE METHOD - A method for producing a component with a real-wood surface, which is printed by means of an inkjet printing method such that its appearance corresponds to that of an original with a grain and pore structure corresponding to a predetermined desired type of wood and a predetermined coloration, contains the following steps: Providing the original, entering original data showing the appearance of the surface of the original into an electronic data processing system, providing a component with a timber surface, the pore structure of which is similar to that of the predetermined desired type of wood, and printing the timber surface in an inkjet printing method according to the original data such that the three-dimensional surface structure of the timber surface determined by the pore structure is at least partly retained.03-18-2010
20100068475WATER-SOLUBLE AZO COMPOUND OR SALT THEREOF, INK COMPOSITION AND COLORED PRODUCT - The present invention relates to a water-soluble azo compound or a salt thereof represented by the following formula (1):03-18-2010
20100167025Phthalocyanines and Their Use In Ink-Jet Printers - A mixture of phthalocyanine dyes of Formula (1) and salts thereof:07-01-2010
20120064307Foil Laminate Intermediate and Method of Manufacturing - The present invention relates to a method of manufacturing a metal foil laminate which may be used for example to produce an antenna for a radio frequency (RFID) tag, electronic circuit, photovoltaic module or the like. A web of material is provided to at least one cutting station in which a first pattern is generated in the web of material. A further cutting may occur to create additional modifications in order to provide additional features for the intended end use of the product. The cutting may be performed by a laser either alone or in combinations with other cutting technologies.03-15-2012
20090202790Article Having a Relatively Soft Support Material and a Relatively Hard Decorative Layer and Also a Method For Its Manufacture - The invention relates to an object comprising a relatively soft carrier material, optionally, an adhesive layer and/or an adhesive layer system, which are applied to the carrier material, and a relatively hard decorative layer. The object is characterised in that an intermediate layer is provided between the carrier material and the decorative layer and/or between the adhesive layer and the adhesive layer system and the decorative layer and comprises at least DLC (diamond like carbon) as the main component. The invention also relates to a method for producing said type of object.08-13-2009
20090202794POSITIVE PHOTOSENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION - A positive photosensitive resin composition excellent in sensitivity and resolution, characterized by comprising 100 parts by mass of (A) a hydroxypolyamide comprising repeating units represented by the general formula (1), 1 to 50 parts by mass of (B) a photoacid generator, 5 to 20 parts by mass of (C) a carboxylic acid compound having 6 to 18 carbon atoms as represented by the general formula (2), and 0.01 to parts by mass of (D) an alcohol having 4 to 14 carbon atoms as represented by the general formula (3).08-13-2009
20090202788Method Of Nanopatterning, A Cured Resist Film Use Therein, And An Article Including The Resist Film - A method of nanopatterning includes the steps of providing the resist film (08-13-2009
20090197058MULTIVARIATE COLOR SYSTEM WITH TEXTURE APPLICATION - Implementations of the present invention relate to a translucent and/or transparent polymer-based panel system that incorporates multi-colored insert layers that enable manipulation of color, transparency or light transmission of the finished panel system. Implementations of the present invention also relate to the construction of such panels to avoid the capture and retention of air within the panels through the use of textured surfaces at the lamination interfaces. In addition, implementations of the present invention provide a method of quantifying the optical response achieved in a given panel system and describes types of construction that enable the multiplicity of color and optic manipulation. Furthermore, implementations of the present invention provide methods for applying texture in an efficient, uniform manner.08-06-2009
20090197056Ink composition, inkjet recording method, and printed material - This invention provides an ink composition capable of forming an image which has favorable curing sensitivity, is excellent in rubbing resistance and blocking properties, and has controlled surface stickiness and improved surface curing properties, an inkjet recording method using the ink composition, and a printed material; and the ink composition containing a polymer (a) including a partial structure selected from the group consisting of fluorine-substituted hydrocarbon group, a siloxane skeleton group, and a long-chain alkyl group; a radical polymerizable group, and a tertiary amine structure.08-06-2009
20090197055Ink composition, inkjet recording method, and printed article - The present invention provides an ink composition having excellent ink ejection stability and stretching property, curable with a high sensitivity by irradiation of radiation rays, and capable of forming an image excellent in rubfastness and blocking resistance, an inkjet recording method using the ink composition, and a printed article. The ink composition includes (a) a polymer having a siloxane structure and a polymerizable group on a side chain thereof, (b) a polymerizable compound, and (c) a photopolymerization initiator, and the inkjet recording method includes a step of ejecting the ink composition onto a recording medium to be recorded with an inkjet recording apparatus and a step of curing the ink composition by irradiating active radiation rays on the ejected ink composition.08-06-2009
20090197053METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR BONDED SUBSTRATES - A method for forming bonded substrates includes providing a plurality of substrates, each of which having a top surface. A characteristic length for each of the plurality of substrates is determined by: determining a topographical profile of the top surface of the substrate from an interior portion to an edge portion along a radial direction, determining a highest point of the profile, and defining the characteristic length as a distance from the highest point to the edge portion. A first substrate and a second substrate are selected where at least one of the first or the second substrates has a characteristic length shorter than a predetermined length. The first substrate and the second substrate are brought into contact and form bonded substrates, with the top surface of the first substrate facing the top surface of the second substrate.08-06-2009
20090197054Stencils With Removable Backings for Forming Micron-Sized Features on Surfaces and Methods of Making and Using the Same - The present invention is directed to methods for patterning substrates using elastomeric stencils having removable backings and methods of preparing the stencils.08-06-2009
20090197057Controlling Template Surface Composition in Nano-Imprint Lithography - A nano-imprint lithography process includes forming a multiplicity of hydroxyl groups on a surface of a substantially inorganic nano-imprint lithography template, heating the template, and reacting a pre-selected percentage of the hydroxyl groups on the surface of the template with a mono-functional, non-fluorinated compound to form a monolayer coating on the surface of the nano-imprint lithography template. The coated template may be contacted with a polymerizable composition disposed on a nano-imprint lithography substrate, and the polymerizable composition solidified to form a patterned layer. The coated template is separated from the patterned layer.08-06-2009
20090176072PRINTING INK - This invention relates to an ink-jet ink comprising at least one monofunctional (meth)acrylate monomer; at least one monofunctional N-vinyl amide monomer; at least one radical photoinitiator; and at least one colouring agent. The ink has a viscosity of less than 100 mPas at 25° C., and the molar ratio of the at least one monofunctional (meth)acrylate monomer to the at least one monofunctional N-vinyl amide monomer is from 1.0 to 6.0.07-09-2009
20090176073EXPOSURE MASK - An exposure mask provided with a semi-transparent film, capable of forming a resist in which a convex portion is not formed in an end portion and the end portion has gentle shape. In an exposure mask having a first region and a second region having different phase and transmittance with respect to exposure light, the phase difference Δθ with respect to exposure light which transmits though the first region and the second region and the transmittance n of the second region with respect to exposure light are defined so as to satisfy following formula 1.07-09-2009
20090176071INK COMPOSITION FOR INK JET RECORDING - An object of the present invention is to provide an ink composition with which images with high quality without white streaks or roughness can be provided even when the images are printed at a low resolution on coated printing paper such as art paper. The ink composition for ink jet recording at least includes a colorant, water, an alcohol solvent, and a surfactant, wherein the alcohol solvent contains a slightly water-soluble alkanediol, a water-soluble 1,2-alkanediol, and a dialkylene glycol.07-09-2009
20090176068Ink Composition - There is provided an ink composition for ink jet recording that is free from feathering or bleeding and, at the same time, can realize high-gloss images particularly advantageous when the ink composition is recorded on specialty papers. The ink composition comprises at least a colorant, water, and a surfactant, wherein 07-09-2009
20090176069Mask for Controlling Line End Shortening and Corner Rounding Arising from Proximity Effects - A mask for producing an image feature on an image surface during a semiconductor fabrication process is provided, the mask comprising a main feature having opaque areas and transmissive areas arranged in the form of the image feature, wherein each end of the main feature includes at least one of an opaque edge and a transmissive edge, wherein the opaque edge includes a set of transmissive assist features arranged therein such that the set of transmissive assist features align alternately with the transmissive areas of the main feature, and the transmissive edge includes a set of opaque assist features arranged therein such that the set of opaque assist features align alternately with the opaque areas of the main feature.07-09-2009
20100189963Multi-Layered Fiber - A multi-layered fiber containing a core and a skin layer. The core has an exterior surface portion containing polypropylene. The skin layer is disposed on at least a portion of the core and contains a first polymer and a second polymer. The first polymer contains a polymer having at least 70% α-olefin units and is characterized by a melting temperature lower than the melting temperature of the exterior surface portion of the core. The second polymer contains a co-polymer having at least 50% α-olefin units and is characterized by a number-average molecular weight of about 7,000 g/mol to 50,000 g/mol, a viscosity of between about 2,500 and 150,000 cP measured at 170° C., and a melting temperature lower than the melting temperature of the exterior surface portion of the core. The viscosity of the second polymer is not greater than about 10 percent of the viscosity of the first polymer measured at 170° C. Methods of forming the multi-layered fiber are also disclosed.07-29-2010
20100189966Colorant Composition, Ink, Printing Process - A composition comprising a compound of Formula (1) or a salt thereof and compound of Formula (2) or a salt thereof:07-29-2010
20100189965PRINTING INK - This invention relates to a radiation-curable ink-jet ink having a viscosity of 30 mPas or less at 25° C., the ink comprising: at least two monofunctional (meth)acrylate monomers which comprise a cyclic monofunctional (meth)acrylate monomer and 2-(2-ethoxyethoxy)ethyl acrylate; a monofunctional monomer selected from an N-vinyl amide, an N-acryloyl amine or a mixture thereof; a multifunctional (meth)acrylate monomer; a polymerisable (meth)acrylate oligomer; a radical photoinitiator; and a colouring agent. The ink is preferably used in reel-to-reel printing and in printing where the substrates are stacked.07-29-2010
20110189446Process and System for Fabrication of Patterns on a Surface - The invention provides a system and process of patterning structures on a carbon based surface comprising exposing part of the surface to an ion flux, such that material properties of the exposed surface are modified to provide a hard mask effect on the surface. A further step of etching unexposed parts of the surface forms the structures on the surface. The inventors have discovered that by controlling the ion exposure, alteration of the surface structure at the top surface provides a mask pattern, without substantially removing any material from the exposed surface. The mask allows for subsequent ion etching of unexposed areas of the surface leaving the exposed areas raised relative to the unexposed areas thus manufacturing patterns onto the surface. For example, a Ga+ focussed ion beam exposes a pattern onto a diamond surface which produces such a pattern after its exposure to a plasma etch. The invention is particularly suitable for patterning of clear well-defined structures down to nano-scale dimensions.08-04-2011
20110189445DECORATIVE MOLDED ARTICLE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A decorative molded article which is obtained by transferring hydraulically a hydraulic transfer film comprising a transfer layer including at least two layers of a curable resin layer with an active energy ray and a printed design layer such that the curable resin layer with an ionization radiation becomes a surface layer, wherein the printed design layer comprises a layer printed with a design to be raised which is obtained by using an ink containing an inorganic pigment having a degree of swelling of 200% or more, and the surface of the transfer layer has the raised design corresponding to the design of the layer printed with a design to be raised; and a method for producing a decorative molded article having a raised portion, after a hydraulic transfer film is activated and transferred onto a product to be transferred, the hydraulic transfer film includes a support film, and a printed design layer having a curable resin layer and a layer printed with a design to be raised, which is obtained by using an ink containing an inorganic pigment having a degree of swelling of 200% or more, and the printed design layer does not include a solid print layer obtained by using an ink containing an inorganic pigment having a degree of swelling of 200% or more; the curable resin layer is semi-cured; the support film is removed from the transfer layer, the transfer layer is dried, and the curable resin layer is completely cured.08-04-2011
20110135891FILM TYPE PHOTODEGRADABLE TRANSFER MATERIAL - Disclosed herein is a film-type photodegradable transfer material, comprising: a support film; a resin protection layer; a photodegradable photoresist layer; and a cover film, wherein the resin protection layer has an adhesion force of 0.05 kg06-09-2011
20110262718TPU Laminated Fabric Product - A method for manufacturing a TPU laminated fabric product includes the following steps. First step: preparing a roll of TPU film and a roll of releasing film. Second step: attaching the TPU film to the releasing film. Third step: printing a desirable pattern or image on a first surface of the TPU film opposite to the releasing film. Fourth step: parting the TPU film from the releasing film. Fifth step: preparing a roll of base fabric. Sixth step: applying glue to a second surface of the TPU film opposite to the first surface of the TPU film. Seventh step: attaching the second surface of the TPU film to the base fabric and getting a finished TPU laminated fabric product.10-27-2011
20110159254SHEET COMPOSITION AND SHEET PRODUCED FROM SAME - The present invention relates to a sheet composition containing at least one of either a polystyrene-based copolymer or an ethylene vinyl acetate-based copolymer, to a sheet produced from the same, to a laminated sheet containing the sheet, and to a composite sheet containing the laminated sheet. The sheet according to the present invention is provided with a high functional stability including wear resistance, oil resistance, and aging resistance, and superior embossing retention characteristics.06-30-2011
20110189447BOARDS COMPRISING AN ARRAY OF MARKS TO FACILITATE ATTACHMENT - A board is provided that includes a pattern to facilitate attachment of the board to a frame structure. The pattern comprises a first array of marks disposed along a first imaginary line; a second array of marks disposed along a second imaginary line, said first and second imaginary lines being spaced a first predetermined distance apart; and a third array of marks disposed along a third imaginary line, said first and third imaginary lines being spaced a second predetermined distance apart. The board may be used in a variety of construction applications, where the pattern facilitates the quick attachment of the board to an underlying frame.08-04-2011
20120308787WETNESS INDICATING INK COMPOSITIONS - A method of printing on a hygienic article includes applying droplets of an ink composition with an ink jet printer to a surface of a hygienic article to form a desired image. The ink composition includes an organic solvent, a water-soluble binder resin including hydroxypropylcellulose, and a water-soluble dye. The image acts as a wetness indicator by dissolving in an aqueous fluid.12-06-2012
20120308786INK COMPOSITION - Disclosed is an ink composition which has superior storage stability, is resistant to bleeding, has good fixability to paper, and enables printing of a clear image. The ink composition includes a pigment dispersion containing a surface-treated pigment and a resin emulsion, wherein the surface-treated pigment is obtained by binding a functional group, having a larger calcium index than a calcium index of 1,2,3-benzenetricarboxylic acid, to the surface of a pigment; and the resin emulsion is adapted so that an aqueous solution containing 1 mass % of a solid content of the resin emulsion has a conductance of 300 μS/cm or less.12-06-2012
20120308784ADHESIVE PAD - A flexible adhesive pad has a tacky elastomeric back layer made of a first naphthenic oil-impregnated thermoplastic rubber, an intermediary layer made of a polymer film permanently adhered to the elastomeric back layer by a first oil-based adhesive, and a tacky elastomeric front layer made of a second naphthenic oil-impregnated thermoplastic rubber adhered to the intermediary layer by a second oil-based adhesive. The front layer is transparent and the intermediary layer may has graphics or text viewable through the front layer that indicate a device that the front layer is intended to receive, and/or where on the front layer that device is intended to be received.12-06-2012
20120308783METHOD OF CREATING TWO-SIDED TEMPLATE FROM A SINGLE RECORDED MASTER - The embodiments disclose a method of creating two-sided template from a single recorded master, including fabricating a first template using a single recorded master, wherein the first template has a changed duty cycle and an unchanged servo arc orientation, creating a replicate of the first template, wherein the replicate has a mirrored servo arc orientation and a changed duty cycle and fabricating a second template using the replicate to produce a predetermined mirrored servo arc orientation and a predetermined duty cycle for imprinting on a second side of a patterned stack.12-06-2012
20100028625INK COMPOSITION, RECORDED MATERIAL, RECORDING METHOD, AND RECORDING APPARATUS - An ink composition includes a polyurethane resin and at least one selected from a metal compound and hollow resin particles as a colorant, and in the ink composition described above, the polyurethane resin is a polycarbonate-based or a polyether-based anionic polyurethane resin.02-04-2010
20100028626Insulating Material for Electrical Machines - An insulating material for an electrical machine that insulates coiled windings is provided. The insulating material includes a carrier material and adhesive coatings on the front and back of the carrier material. The adhesive coatings are mounted and aligned on the front and back of the carrier material in such a way that in the carrier material in the insulation state a direct frictional connection is developed between the adhesive coatings on the front and back.02-04-2010
20100028623Laminated product and production method therof, and circuit substrate using the same - The present invention provides a method for producing a laminated product, the method comprising the steps of: applying a solution containing a liquid-crystalline polymer and a solvent to a first metal layer, removing the solvent from the solution to form a liquid- crystalline polymer layer on the first metal layer, placing a second metal layer such that the liquid-crystalline polymer layer is placed between the first and second metal layers, and subjecting the liquid-crystalline polymer layer to compression from the direction of the first and second metal layers, wherein the thickness of the second metal layer is larger than that of the first metal layer. In the production method, the first metal layer preferably comprises a different metal from the second metal layer.02-04-2010
20100021703DEVELOPING METHOD FOR IMMERSION LITHOGRAPHY, SOLVENT USED FOR THE DEVELOPING METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE DEVELOPING METHOD - A developing method for immersion lithography is provided, realizing a process that is simple and low-cost and enables high repellency sufficient to allow high-speed scanning. The developing method for immersion lithography improved by inexpensive material without introducing any new facility, a solution to be used in the developing method, and an electronic device formed by using the developing method are provided. The developing method for immersion lithography is a method of developing for immersion lithography of an electronic device with a resist containing a surface segregation agent and chemically-amplified resist, including the step of development with alkali immersion, characterized by the dissolving and removing step, conducted using a dissolving and removing solution that selectively dissolves and removes the surface segregation agent of the resist.01-28-2010
20100021701Pigments Modified By A Polymerisable Coating, And Production And Use Of Same - The invention relates to a pigment preparation containing, as main ingredients: (a) between 5 and 70 wt. % of at least one pigment P which is coated with at least one polymerisable, ethylenically unsaturated compound B; (b) between 0.1 and 15 wt. % of at least one non-ionic surface-active additive C based on polyethers and/or polyglycerines; (c) between 0.1 and 15 wt. % of at least one anionic surface-active additive D based on sulfonates, sulfates, carboxlates, phosphonates, or phosphates; between 10 and 90 wt. % of water and (e) between 0 and 20 wt. % of standard additives, the total weight percentage not exceeding 100 wt. %.01-28-2010
20100021699DECORATIVE, LOW NOISE LAMINATE EQUIPPED WITH A PATTERNED BALANCE LAYER FORMED BY COMPRESSION - A decorative laminate, comprising an upper decorative layer and a carrying core. The upper side of the core is provided with the decorative layer and the lower side of the core is provided with a balance layer. The balance layer has the purpose of preventing warping of said decorative laminate and at the same time has the purpose of acoustic dampening. The balance layer comprises a polymer and cellulose said balance layer having a density in the range 30-300 kg/m01-28-2010
20100021702SCRATCH COLOR-DEVELOPABLE INK AND INVISIBLE INFORMATION PRINTED SHEET - Disclosed are a scratch color-developable ink comprising an electron-donating colorless or light-color dye precursor, an electron-accepting color developer and a varnish, wherein a solid particle component contained therein has an average particle diameter of 0.3 to 25 μm, a scratch color-developable ink comprising an electron-donating colorless or light-color dye precursor, an electron-accepting color developer and a varnish, wherein an azaphthalide compound is contained as the electron-donating colorless or light-color dye precursor, and an invisible information printed sheet obtained by printing invisible information on a support with the above scratch color-developable ink.01-28-2010
20100021700Method for formation of miniaturized pattern and resist substrate treatment solution for use in the method - The present invention provides a method for miniaturizing a pattern without seriously increasing the production cost or impairing the production efficiency. This invention also provides a fine resist pattern and a resist substrate-treating solution used for forming the fine pattern. The pattern formation method comprises a treatment step. In the treatment step, a resist pattern after development is treated with a resist substrate-treating solution containing an amino group-containing, preferably, a tertiary polyamine-containing water-soluble polymer, so as to reduce the effective size of the resist pattern formed by the development. The present invention also relates to a resist pattern formed by that method, and further relates to a treating solution used in the method.01-28-2010
20100021698METHOD OF CONTROLLING GLOSS WITH CURING ATMOSPHERE USING RADIATION CURABLE INK OR OVERCOAT COMPOSITIONS - A method of controlling gloss of an image includes forming an image over a substrate by applying a colored or colorless composition, included a colored ink and/or a colorless overcoat composition, over one or more portions of the substrate, wherein the colored or colorless composition includes at least one gellant, at least one curable monomer, at least one curable wax and optionally at least one photoinitiator, wherein the colored or colorless composition is curable upon exposure to radiation, and curing the colored or colorless composition following application by applying radiation to the colored or colorless composition and, during the curing, controlling an amount of oxygen present in an atmosphere around the image.01-28-2010
20090202793Photosensitive, Aqueous Alkaline Solution-Soluble Polyimide Resin and Photosensitive Resin Composition Containing the same - The present invention relates to a photosensitive, aqueous alkaline solution-soluble polyimide resin (A) obtained by reacting a polyimide resin (a) which can be obtained by a tetracarboxylic acid dianhydride with a diamine compound with an energy ray-curing type aqueous alkaline solution-soluble resin (b); the resin has excellent photosensitivity obtained by mixing with a photopolymerization initiator and the like; the obtained cured products can be photosensitive resin compositions excellent in flexibility, low warping property, adhesion properties, solvent resistance, acid resistance, heat resistance, gold plating resistance and the like.08-13-2009
20090081419Composite Porous Resin Base Material and Method for Manufacturing the Same - In a composite porous resin base material, a porous resin film is provided with a functional section whereupon an electrode and/or a circuit is formed. On the periphery surrounding the functional section, a step having a height different from that of the functional section is formed, and a frame plate is arranged on a plane of the step. Provided is the composite porous resin base material which has a structure wherein the frame plate having rigidity is attached to the porous resin base material whereupon the electrode and/or a circuit is formed without deteriorating characteristics such as elasticity and conductivity of the porous resin base material.03-26-2009
20110039078INK COMPRISING NANOSTRUCTURES - An ink comprising a solution or suspension or mixture of silver nanoplates in a liquid wherein said nanoplates have a distribution of geometric shapes within which one shape geometries selected from the following is predominant: circular plate shaped; elliptical plate shaped; triangular plate shaped; hexagonal plate shaped; other flat polygonal plate shaped.02-17-2011
20100035026Matte Substrate - Matte substrates comprising a water based coating composition and a base substrate. The water based coating composition comprises either no or only small amounts of mineral filler, refractory filler and/or organic filler and no other matting agents. The water based coating composition is typically applied to the base substrate at a coating weight of less than or equal to about 3 dry pounds of the water based coating composition per about 3,000 square feet of the base substrate. The matte substrate generally has a 60° gloss less than about 20.02-11-2010
20090214834Microencapsulated Material, Microencapsulated Color Material, Process for Production of the Material, Ink Composition, Ink-Jet Recording Method, and Recorded Material - Problem: To provide a microencapsulated color material for an ink composition which is excellent in dispersion stability, ejection stability and color developability, excellent in fastness and rubbing resistance of images, and hard to cause blurs of images, and can provide recorded matter having high print density; an ink composition using the color material; a production process thereof; an ink jet recording process; recorded matter; and microencapsulated matter.08-27-2009
20110117332ACRYLATE RESIN, PHOTORESIST COMPOSITION COMPRISING THE SAME, AND PHOTORESIST PATTERN - Disclosed are an acrylate resin included in a chemically amplified photoresist composition for forming a thick film, a chemically amplified photoresist composition including the same, and a photoresist pattern fabricated therefrom. The photoresist composition including the acrylate resin can achieve an improvement of sensitivity without damaging major characteristics such as compatibility (dispersion stability), spreading characteristics, developing characteristics, and resolution. In addition, a thick resist pattern can be formed with such a composition, and the pattern can have excellent sensitivity, developing characteristics, pattern characteristics, crack resistance, and plating resistance.05-19-2011
20110117329PRODUCTION OF CONDUCTIVE COATINGS BY MEANS OF INKJET PRINTING - The invention relates to a process for producing conductive coatings containing a dispersion or solution comprising at least one optionally substituted polythiophene, at least one polyanion, water, at least one solvent and at least one basic additive by means of inkjet printing, wherein the pH of the aqueous dispersion or solution is adjusted to a value between 2 and 10 by means of at least one basic additive. The invention also relates to a conductive coating and the use thereof.05-19-2011
20100196674ACRYLATED NATURAL OIL COMPOSITIONS - The present invention relates to a radiation curable composition comprising (a) from 1 to 99% by weight of a (meth)acrylated natural oil which is the reaction product of an unsaturated natural oil with an unsaturated anhydride and a hydroxyl functional (meth)acrylate, and (b) from 1 to 99% by weight of a (meth)acrylated oligomer and/or monomer, and optionally an inert resin and/or filler, as well as their use for making inks and coatings.08-05-2010
20090176070Pigment Dispersion, Recording Ink, Ink Cartridge, Ink-Jet Recording Method and Ink-Jet Recording Apparatus - A pigment dispersion is provided that includes a pigment, a pigment dispersant, a polymer dispersion stabilizer and water, wherein the polymer dispersion stabilizer is an alpha-olefin/maleic anhydride copolymer expressed by the formula (1) below. A recording ink is also provided that includes the pigment dispersion, a surfactant, a water-dispersible resin, a humectant and water.07-09-2009
20090311494RELIEF PRINTING PLATE PRECURSOR FOR LASER ENGRAVING, RELIEF PRINTING PLATE, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING RELIEF PRINTING PLATE - A relief printing plate precursor for laser engraving, including a relief forming layer containing (A) a polymerizable compound having an ethylenic unsaturated bond, (B) a binder polymer, and (C) a compound having deodorizing ability.12-17-2009
20100227127PRINTING INK - The present invention relates to a radiation-curable ink-jet ink comprising at least two monofunctional (meth)acrylate monomers; a monofunctional monomer selected from an N-vinyl amide, an N-acryloyl amine, or a mixture thereof; a polymerisable (meth)acrylate oligomer; a radical photoinitiator; and a colouring agent; wherein the ink has a viscosity of less than 100 mPas at 25° C. The ink is substantially free of multifunctional monomers; and the at least two monofunctional (meth)acrylate monomers include a combination of a cyclic monofunctional (meth)acrylate monomer and an acyclic-hydrocarbon monofunctional (meth)acrylate monomer. The ink displays an excellent balance of cure speed and viscosity for the ink together with hardness and flexibility for the cured film.09-09-2010
20110014439Ink, Process and Use - A process for printing an image on a substrate comprising applying to the substrate by means of an ink jet printer an ink comprising the components: 01-20-2011
20090148672INJECTION MOLDING DIE FOR PRODUCING MOLDED PRODUCT HAVING APPEARANCE SURFACE, INJECTION MOLDING METHOD FOR PRODUCING MOLDED PRODUCT HAVING APPEARANCE SURFACE, AND RESIN MOLDED PRODUCT MOLDED BY THE INJECTION MOLDING METHOD - An injection molding die for producing a molded product having an appearance surface, an injection molding method for producing a molded product having an appearance surface, and a resin molded product molded by the injection molding method which is free from occurrence of appearance deficiency such as a flow mark or the like that is a drawback in appearance. A molten thermoplastic resin material is injected into a cavity defined by a molded product's appearance surface forming portion (06-11-2009
20110305879COMPONENT - A component that is subject to tribological wear comprises a nano diamond layer on the surface thereof.12-15-2011
20110305882METHOD FOR FORMING THIN FILM PATTERN AND FLAT DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - The present disclosure is a method for forming a thin film pattern to form a micron-pattern and a flat display device having the same. The method for forming a thin film pattern includes the steps of forming first to third thin film layers on a substrate in succession, forming a first photoresist pattern on the third thin film layer, patterning the second and third thin film layers using the first photoresist pattern as a mask to form first and second thin film mask pattern having line widths different from each other, forming a second photoresist pattern at a region where the first and second thin film mask patterns do not overlap positioned between the first thin film layer and the second thin film mask pattern, removing the first and second thin film mask patterns, and patterning the first thin film layer using the second photoresist pattern as a mask.12-15-2011
20110305881ARTICLES HAVING NON-FOULING SURFACES AND PROCESSES FOR PREPARING THE SAME INCLUDING APPLYING A PRIMER COAT - Processes are described herein for preparing medical devices and other articles having a low-fouling surface on a substrate comprising a polymeric surface. The polymeric surface material may possess a range of polymeric backbones and substituents while providing the articles with a highly efficient, biocompatible, and non-fouling surface. The processes involve coating the substrate to conceal or reduce flaws on or in the surface of the medical device or other article substrate, and thereafter forming a grafted polymer layer on the treated substrate surface.12-15-2011
20110305880INK COMPOSITION FOR INKJET RECORDING, INKJET RECORDING METHOD AND PRINTED MATERIAL OBTAINED BY INKJET RECORDING - The invention provides an ink composition for inkjet recording, including: 12-15-2011
20110305878NONWOVEN PANEL AND METHOD OF CONSTRUCTION THEREOF - A reflective panel and method of construction thereof from post consumer mixed Asian cardboard for forming structural and/or acoustic and/or thermal panels is provided. The method includes providing post consumer mixed Asian cardboard and comminuting the cardboard into predetermined reduced sized pieces. Then, combining the reduced sized pieces with a heat bondable textile material to form a substantially homogenous mixture. Further, forming a web of the mixture of a predetermined thickness in a dry nonwoven webbing process. Then, heating the web to bond the heat bondable material with the reduced sized pieces to form a nonwoven sheet having opposite sides. Further, bonding at least one reflective layer to at least one of the opposite sides of the nonwoven sheet.12-15-2011
20100227126POSITIVE-TYPE PHOTOSENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION, METHOD FOR PRODUCING PATTERNS, AND ELECTRONIC PARTS - A positive-type photosensitive resin composition for electronic materials having good film adhesiveness and sensitivity without causing a corrosion reaction to copper and copper alloys in metal wirings, a method for producing patterns and electronic parts are provided. The positive-type photosensitive resin composition includes (A) a polybenzoxazole precursor having a structure represented by the following general formula (I):09-09-2010
20110097555Silicone wrap for foodstuffs and method of making the same - The present invention provides a process for manufacturing a silicone wrap for foodstuffs. The steps involved are (1) making a silicone gum mixture, (2) silk-screening the silicone gum mixture on a non-stick sheet such as TEFLON, and (3) curing the silicone gum mixture on the sheet at 200 degrees C. for 5 to 30 minutes. Once cured, the cured silicone gum mixture forms a thin silicone layer for foodstuffs of 0.3 to 1 mm.04-28-2011
20100255269COPPER FILLING-UP METHOD - [Problem to be Solved] To provide a method of well filling copper in a non-through hole on a conductivity-rendered substrate by using a copper plating bath containing fewer additives.10-07-2010
200901862002,5-DI(METHOXYANILINO) TEREPHTHALIC ACID POLYMORPHS AND QUINACRIDONES REALIZED THEREFROM - 2,5-di(p-methoxyanilino)terephthalic acid crystal types I and II are made by controlling the pH during the recovery of the oxidized product of the condensation of dimethylsuccinyl succinate with p-methoxyaniline. The resulting 2,5-di(p-methoxyanilino)-terephthalic acid can be converted into 2,9-dimethoxyquinacridone or a solid solution thereof having controlled characteristics.07-23-2009
20090117343ACTIVE ENERGY BEAM-CURABLE INKJET INK - The present invention relates to an active energy beam-curable inkjet ink comprising a polymerizable monomer and a photopolymerization initiator, wherein the polymerizable monomer comprises at least 50% by weight of a monofunctional monomer, and the photopolymerization initiator comprises an initiator represented by either [formula 1] or [formula 2] shown below:05-07-2009
20100316849Method to Produce Nanometer-Sized Features with Directed Assembly of Block Copolymers - Methods for fabricating stamps and systems for patterning a substrate, and devices resulting from those methods are provided.12-16-2010
20120040153PRINTABLE COATING - A primer-less coating composition for facestock comprises: a binder being a water-dispersible polymer; an ethylenically unsaturated compound which is aqueous-dispersible and miscible with or bonded to said water-dispersible polymer, wherein said ethylenically unsaturated compound is able to form a covalent bond with an ink; and a crosslinker, wherein said crosslinker is suitable for binding the coating to the facestock. The coating composition may be applied to a substrate to form a printable film. A printed film in accordance with the invention may be used in a label, for example for use on a container such as a bottle.02-16-2012
20120040152ADHESIVE ARTICLES WITH IMPROVED AIR EGRESS - This invention relates to an adhesive article which provides air egress. Air egress is provided by supplying a route, such as areas of no initial adhesion for the air to flow out from under the construction. The invention relates to an adhesive article comprising a facestock having a front surface and a back surface, a continuous layer of adhesive having an upper surface and a lower surface wherein the upper surface of the adhesive layer is adhered to the back surface of the facestock, and a plurality of spaced-apart non-adhesive material which is in contact with the lower surface of the adhesive layer. These articles have usefulness as industrial graphics images, as well as decorative coverings, etc. The articles provide air egress and optionally repositionability and slideability.02-16-2012
20120040151RUST-RESISTANT TAPE - The present invention generally relates to rust-resistant tape formulations and/or structures. In one embodiment, the present invention relates to a rust-resistant tape that comprises a polymer base material layer, an adhesive layer and a rust-resistant component. In one embodiment, the adhesive layer adhered to one side of the layer of polymer base material. In another embodiment, the rust-resistant component comprises at least one volatile, or vapor-phase, corrosion inhibitor (VCI) that is placed into the matrix of the polymer base material or the adhesive layer. In still another embodiment, the at least one volatile, or vapor-phase, corrosion inhibitor (VCI) component of the present invention is contained within a discrete layer. In one instance, a rust-resistant tape in accordance with the present invention can be directly applied to a metal surface to be protected.02-16-2012
20120040150SEAM FOR AN INDUSTRIAL FABRIC AND SEAMING ELEMENT THEREFOR - A seaming element for seaming industrial textiles for filtration or other uses, an industrial textile with seaming elements, and a method of seaming such textiles. The seaming element is secured to a first seamable end or edge of the fabric, and includes at least one extension member, which can be a channelled protrusion, and which can be a channelled protrusion, and which is engageable with a corresponding at least one extension member of a corresponding seaming element secured to the second seamable end or edge. The seaming elements are configured and dimensioned so that when the extensions or protrusions of the two seaming elements are aligned together and engaged, in some embodiments being secured by a pintle, they have a thickness which is compatible with the caliper of the finished fabric, to form a secure seam while avoiding or minimizing any discontinuity or irregularity in the finished fabric.02-16-2012
20120040149Thermoplastic Planks And Methods For Making The Same - A thermoplastic laminate plank is described wherein the thermoplastic laminate plank comprises a core, a print layer, and optionally an overlay. The core comprises at least one thermoplastic material and has a top surface and bottom surface wherein a print layer is affixed to the top surface of the core and an overlay layer is affixed to the top surface of the print layer. Optionally, an underlay layer can be located and affixed between the bottom surface of the print layer and the top surface of the core. A method of making the thermoplastic laminate plank is further described which involves extruding at least one thermoplastic material into the shape of the core and affixing a laminate on the core, wherein the laminate comprises an overlay affixed to the top surface of the print layer and optionally an underlay layer affixed to the bottom surface of the print layer.02-16-2012
20120040148FORMALDEHYDE-FREE INKJET COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESSES - Disclosed are a process for inkjet printing color images on various substrates using a formaldehyde-free crosslinking agent in the ink composition, which is therefore devoid of formaldehyde emission and suitable for health-aware manufacturing practices, as well as objects having images and designs printed thereon which are devoid of formaldehyde and therefore suitable for use by infants.02-16-2012
20120040147INK JET RECORDING METHOD, INK SET, AND RECORDED MATTER - An ink jet recording method for recording a non-water-based glitter ink on a recording medium, including forming an underlayer, in which a resin ink in which resin components are dispersed or dissolved in a dispersion medium is applied to at least a site of the recording medium on which the non-water-based glitter ink is recorded, thereby forming an underlayer, and recording a glitter ink, in which the non-water-based glitter ink is recorded on the underlayer.02-16-2012
20120148809HIGH HARDNESS IMPRINT MATERIAL - There is provided an imprint material from which a film having a high hardness can be formed. An imprint material comprising a component (A), a component (B) and a component (C), the component (A) being a compound having, in the molecule thereof, five or more polymerizable groups, the component (B) being a compound having, in the molecule thereof, two polymerizable groups, and the component (C) being a photo-radical generator.06-14-2012
20120148808TRANSPARENT FLUORINE-CONTAINING POLYMER - Disclosed is a fluorine-containing polymer obtained by polymerizing a 1,6-diene-type ether compound represented by formula [1] and, for example, a (meth)acrylic acid compound represented by formula [2]. The fluorine-containing polymer shows high transparency, has a high glass transition point, and is soluble in a solvent and therefore has moldability. In the case where a (meth)acrylic unit has a reactive substituent, by utilizing the crosslinking reaction thereof, a thin film having high solvent resistance can be produced.06-14-2012
20120301687METHOD OF PRODUCING COLOURED PORTIONS ON A TYRE - A method of producing coloured portions on a tyre, the method including the steps of: 11-29-2012
20120301686POLYMER, PROCESS AND COMPOSITION - Polymeric ink binders are described that comprise two parts A and B (optionally particles having a core B and shell A): where part A is an oligomer of: A-I a ureido monomer (e.g. N-(2-methylacryloyloxyethyl)ethylene urea, MEEU)≧0.01% w/w; A-I1a C11-29-2012
20120301684PHOTOSENSITIVE FILM PATTERN AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A PHOTOSENSITIVE FILM PATTERN - A method for manufacturing a photosensitive film pattern includes: forming a thin film on a substrate; forming a photosensitive film on the thin film; arranging an exposure apparatus including a photo-modulation element on the photosensitive film; exposing the photosensitive film using the exposure apparatus according to an exposure pattern of the photo-modulation element; and developing the exposed photosensitive film to form a photosensitive film pattern. The exposure pattern includes a main pattern of a quadrangular shape and a at least one assistance pattern positioned at a corner of the main pattern. The photosensitive film pattern has a quadrangular shape with a long edge and a short edge, and a corner with a curved surface having a curvature radius of 20% to 40% of a length of the short edge.11-29-2012
20100189967WATER-INSOLUBLE COLORANT DISPERSION AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF, AND RECORDING LIQUID, PRINTED ARTICLE, IMAGE-FORMING METHOD AND IMAGE-FORMING APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A dispersion of a water-insoluble colorant, having: fine particles of at least one kind of water-insoluble colorant dispersed in a water-containing medium; and a polymer compound or surfactant having a structural unit represented by formula (I):07-29-2010
20090317605PRINTED FOAMED FILM PACKAGE - A method of constructing a package having printed indicia of acceptable quality includes providing at least one layer of foamed thin film wherein the layer of foamed thin film has a caliper of between 10 and 250 microns and comprises between 5% to 50% density reduction as compared to a non-foamed thin film of substantially the same caliper and composition. A first surface of the at least one layer of foamed thin film is the printed surface of the package. The indicia is printed on the printed surface by applying ink to a printer surface and contacting the printed surface with the inked printer surface to coat the printed surface with ink. The printer surface includes a plurality of dots configured to contact the printed surface to imprint the indicia on the printed surface. The surfaces of the dots have a dot percentage of no more than about 70%.12-24-2009
20090029121NANOPARTICULATE METAL BORIDE COMPOSITION AND ITS USE FOR IDENTIFICATION-MARKING PLASTIC PARTS - The present invention relates to a process for the identification-marking of plastics parts.01-29-2009
20110076463MATTE RESIN FILM - The present invention provides a matte resin film having a matte surface which allows a printed pattern to be clearly seen through a matte surface when the pattern is on a surface of the matte resin film opposite to the matte surface. The matte resin film has a resin film substrate and a matte layer formed on at least one surface of the resin film substrate, wherein the matte layer has a top surface that has a 60-degree specular gloss Gs being 5% to 60%, and wherein the matte resin film has a haze H that satisfies the inequality: H<70(%)−Gs. Preferably, the matte layer contains a transparent resin and transparent fine particles dispersed therein.03-31-2011
20110064925AQUEOUS CURABLE IMPRINTABLE MEDIUM AND PATTERNED LAYER FORMING METHOD - An aqueous curable imprintable medium having at least one curable compound according to Formula 1:03-17-2011
20110064924PRODUCTION METHOD, WORKPIECE AND PRODUCTION DEVICE OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL PATTERN - A production method of three-dimensional pattern is disclosed. First, an adhesive layer is applied on a three-dimensional workpiece. Next, a film is vacuum adsorbed on the adhesive layer so that the film is impressed onto the adhesive layer to form the three-dimensional pattern on the adhesive layer. Finally, the adhesive layer is cured by implementing a plurality of heat treatments thereon. A workpiece of three-dimensional pattern and a production device of three-dimensional pattern are also disclosed.03-17-2011
20110064922SOLVENT-BASED INK COMPOSITION FOR THERMAL INKJETS COMPRISING ETHER SOLVENT - A solvent-based ink composition for a thermal inkjet printhead. The ink composition comprises: 03-17-2011
20110064920SOLVENT-BASED INK COMPOSITION FOR THERMAL INKJETS COMPRISING KETONE SOLVENT - A solvent-based ink composition for a thermal inkjet printhead. The ink composition comprises: 03-17-2011
20120156445Multilayer Body - The invention relates to a multilayer body (06-21-2012
20080318009Inkjet inks containing crosslinked polyurethanes - Inkjet inks are described that have, as a principal component, a crosslinked polyurethane dispersoid binder additive. These inks can be used for printing on different media, and are particularly suitable for printing on textiles.12-25-2008
20130011635PHOTOSENSITIVE SEMICONDUCTOR NANOCRYSTALS, PHOTOSENSITIVE COMPOSITION COMPRISING SEMICONDUCTOR NANOCRYSTALS AND METHOD FOR FORMING SEMICONDUCTOR NANOCRYSTAL PATTERN USING THE SAME - An organic-inorganic hybrid electroluminescent device having a semiconductor nanocrystal pattern prepared by producing a semiconductor nanocrystal film using semiconductor nanocrystals, where the nanocrystal is surface-coordinated with a compound containing a photosensitive functional group, exposing the film through a mask and developing the exposed film01-10-2013
20130011636Azaphthalocyanines and Their use in Ink Jet Printing - A process for preparing azaphthalocyanine or metallo-azaphthalocyanine dyes and salts thereof. Also novel compounds, inks, printing processes, printed materials (including color filters) and ink-jet cartridges.01-10-2013
20110318543LIQUID COMPOSITION, RECORDING METHOD, AND RECORDED MATTER - A liquid composition, which contains: a water-soluble organic acid represented by the following general formula (1); a water-soluble amine represented by the following general formula (2); a water-soluble organic solvent; and water, wherein an amount of the water-soluble amine contained in the liquid composition is 0.9 or larger molar equivalent relative to acid groups contained in the water-soluble organic acid,12-29-2011
20110318546Monocrystalline Semiconductor Wafer Comprising Defect-Reduced Regions and Method For Producing It - Monocrystalline semiconductor wafers have defect-reduced regions, the defect-reduced regions having a density of GOI-relevant defects within the range of 0/cm12-29-2011
20110318545METALLIC DECORATIVE SHEET, PRODUCTION METHOD OF METALLIC DECORATIVE SHEET, AND PRODUCTION METHOD OF INSERT MOLDED BODY USING METALLIC DECORATIVE SHEET - Provided is a production method of a metallic decorative sheet capable of preventing from getting detached at edge portions. The production method of a metallic decorative sheet for insert molding comprises steps of forming a metal thin-film layer 12-29-2011
20110318542Fluorine-Containing Compound, Fluorine-Containing Polymer Compound, Resist Composition and Patterning Method Using Same - There is disclosed a fluorine-containing polymer compound comprising a repeating unit (a) of the following general formula (2) and having a weight-average molecular weight of 1000 to 100000012-29-2011
20110318547THERMAL INK JET PRINTING METHOD - A method for printing a decoration image on a substrate with a thermal ink jet printer includes providing a thermal ink jet printer and providing an ink composition for the ink jet printer. The ink composition includes water and a colorant. Both the substrate and the ink are soluble or dispersible in water. Droplets of the ink composition are applied to the substrate by the thermal ink jet printer. The ink droplets are allowed to dry, thereby printing an image on the substrate.12-29-2011
20110020615Laminated Articles and Their Production - A laminated article comprises a substrate having opposite major surfaces, and a multi-layer lamination composition comprising (i) a base layer and (ii) an adhesion layer bonded to at least one surface of the base layer. The adhesion layer (ii) comprises a propylene copolymer which comprises units derived from propylene and from about 3 to about 25 wt % of units derived from ethylene and/or a C01-27-2011
20120045624AQUEOUS LASER-SENSITIVE COMPOSITION FOR MARKING SUBSTRATES - Aqueous composition comprising a colour former, a developer, and a binder, wherein (a) the weight ratio between the developer and the colour former is in the range of from 1 to 5; (b) the binder comprises an acrylate binder, comprising acrylic acid and styrene, and at least one additional monomer selected from the group consisting of α-methyl styrene, ethyl acrylate and 2-ethylhexyl acrylate; and (c) the colour former and/or the developer are present in an un-encapsulated form; a process for the preparation of these compositions, substrates coated with this composition and a process for its preparation, and a process for preparing a marked substrate using this composition.02-23-2012
20120045629Vinylhydrogenpolysiloxane Adhesive Composition - Vinylhydrogenpolysiloxanes are provided. The vinylhydrogenpolysiloxanes comprise organopolysiloxanes having at least two silicon-bonded hydrogen atoms and at least two silicon-bonded vinyl groups. As a fraction of the total number of silicon atoms in the vinylhydrogenpolysiloxanes, about 25% to about 90% of the silicon atoms are bonded to a hydrogen atom and about 10% to about 45% are bonded to a vinyl group. The ratio of the number of silicon-bonded hydrogen groups to the number of silicon-bonded vinyl groups is about 1.3 to about 6. Also provided are silicone compositions comprising at least one vinylhydrogenpolysiloxane and a hydrosilylation catalyst; silicone adhesives comprising a cured product of at least one vinylhydrogenpolysiloxane; and laminates comprising at least one such silicone adhesive. When subjected to high temperatures or direct flame, the vinylhydrogenpolysiloxanes form chars that retain adhesion to various substrates.02-23-2012
20120045628MICROMECHANICAL COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A MICROMECHANICAL COMPONENT - A method is described for producing a micromechanical component. The method includes providing a first substrate, providing a second substrate, developing a projecting patterned element on the second substrate, and connecting the first and the second substrate via the projecting patterned element. The method provides that the connecting of the first and the second substrate includes eutectic bonding. Also described is a micromechanical component, in which a first and a second substrate are connected to each other.02-23-2012
20120045627COATINGS WITH SMALL PARTICLES THAT EFFECT BULK PROPERTIES - Durable interactive coatings which may be deposited on a substrate which impact bulk properties i.e. bulk modifying coatings, and a method and apparatus for producing them. Such coatings can include a plurality of particles which adhere to the substrate surface and/or other particles and include films. The particles can be provided as one or more layers of nanoscale particles having an average size of less than about 1000 nm, 800 nm, 500 nm, or 200 nm or 100 nm or less than 50 nm. Such bulk modifying coatings can have a thickness that is less than about 5000 nm, 800 nm, 500 nm, or 250 nm or even 200 nm. Thicker coatings or thinner coatings are provided depending on the potential field thermodynamic interaction of the substrate and particles for bulk property enhancement. Corresponding films are also provided.02-23-2012
20120045626LAMINATED NONWOVEN FABRIC - An object of the present invention is to provide a nonwoven fabric having high tensile strength and high tear strength. The laminate nonwoven fabric of the present invention is a laminated nonwoven fabric obtained by thermally press-contacting a thermoplastic continuous fiber layer as an outer layer with both surfaces of an interlayer, wherein the ratio (F1/F2) between the average oblateness (F1) of the thermoplastic continuous fiber present on the surface side and the average oblateness (F2) of the thermoplastic continuous fiber present on the inner side is 1.20 or more.02-23-2012
20120045625METHOD OF MANUFACTURING LAMINATE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING RETARDATION FILM, AND THE RETARDATION FILM - A method of manufacturing a laminate includes: a step of deriving, by the processor, an in-plane positional relationship between the retardation film and the object from an image of each of the retardation film and the object captured by the camera while the retardation film and the object are disposed in this order from a side of the camera within the imaging area of the camera at positions on a side opposite to the camera with respect to the (2n+1)λ/4 retardation film; and a step of performing alignment of the retardation film to the object based on the positional relationship derived by the processor, and then attaching the retardation film to the object.02-23-2012
20100266821FUNCTIONALIZED PHOTOREACTIVE COMPOUNDS - The present invention relates to a photoreactive compound for the preparation of a photoalignment material comprising thioether units, wherein the photoreactive compound is comprising at least one ene group and at least one photoalignment group, and further to a composition comprising at least one photoreactive compound and at least one polythiol, the use of this composition for the preparation of photoalignment materials, and their use for the alignment of liquid crystals or liquid crystal polymers, in electro-optical and optical elements, systems and devices.10-21-2010
20120003439Thermoplastic Planks And Methods For Making The Same - A thermoplastic laminate plank is described wherein the thermoplastic laminate plank comprises a core, a print layer, and optionally an overlay. The core comprises at least one thermoplastic material and has a top surface and bottom surface wherein a print layer is affixed to the top surface of the core and an overlay layer is affixed to the top surface of the print layer. Optionally, an underlay layer can be located and affixed between the bottom surface of the print layer and the top surface of the core. In addition, a method of making the thermoplastic laminate plank is further described which involves extruding at least one thermoplastic material into the shape of the core and affixing a laminate on the core, wherein the laminate comprises an overlay affixed to the top surface of the print layer and optionally an underlay layer affixed to the bottom surface of the print layer.01-05-2012
20120003438GRAPHENE PROCESSING FOR DEVICE AND SENSOR APPLICATIONS - A supported graphene device comprises at least one graphene feature of 1 to about 10 graphene layers having a predetermined shape and pattern, with at least a portion of each graphene feature being supported on a substrate. In some embodiments the device comprises graphene features supported on crystalline semiconductor substrate, such as silicon or germanium. The graphene features on a crystalline semiconductor substrate can be fabricated by forming an amorphous carbon doped semiconductor on the crystalline semiconductor substrate and then epitaxially crystallizing the amorphous semiconductor with carbon migration to the surface to form a graphene feature of one or more graphene layers. The epitaxy can be promoted by heating the device or by irradiation with a laser. Methods for fabricating graphene on a variety of substrates, over large areas with controlled thicknesses employ ion implantation or other doping techniques followed by pulsed laser annealing or other annealing techniques that result in solid phase regrowth are presented.01-05-2012
20120003435ACTIVE ENERGY RAY CURABLE INKJET INK COMPOSITION - There is provided an inkjet ink which has satisfactory storage stability and inkjet ejection stability, exhibits excellent curability, and is capable of forming high quality images on coated paper by an inkjet system.01-05-2012
20120003436PHOTOSENSITIVE COMPOSITION, PATTERN FORMING MATERIAL, AND PHOTOSENSITIVE FILM, PATTERN FORMING METHOD, PATTERN FILM, LOW REFRACTIVE INDEX FILM, OPTICAL DEVICE AND SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE EACH USING THE SAME - A photosensitive composition contains (A) a hollow or porous particle, (B) a compound capable of generating an active species upon irradiation with an actinic ray or radiation, and (C) a compound capable of changing in the solubility for an alkali developer by the action of the active species.01-05-2012
20120064311CAMOUFLAGE DEVICE - A camouflage sheet including a substrate of shapeable material capable of retaining its shape, for forming a three dimensional structure to provide a heat signature not characteristic of the object, the shapeable material being re-shapeable on site, and a visible pattern on the shapeable material mimicking the surroundings of the object to be protected, for protecting an object from detection in both the visible and the IR spectrum.03-15-2012
20120064309METHOD OF GENERATING STRUCTURAL COLOR - Provided is a method of printing a structural color. The method includes providing a first substrate, forming a layer of a composition for generating a structural color including magnetic nanoparticles and a curable material on the first substrate, applying a magnetic field to the layer of the composition for generating a structural color and exhibiting a structural color using a change in lattice spacing of a photonic crystal composed of magnetic nanoparticles depending on the magnetic field strength, and curing the layer of the composition for generating a structural color to fix the lattice spacing of the photonic crystal and to form a structural color printed layer.03-15-2012
20120003433DECORATION FILM, DECORATION DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING DECORATION DEVICE - A decoration film, a decoration device and a method for manufacturing a decoration device are provided. The decoration film includes a substrate, a releasing layer, a pattern layer and an adhesion layer. The releasing layer is disposed on the substrate. The pattern layer is disposed on the releasing layer at a side far from the substrate. The adhesion layer is disposed on a portion of the pattern layer.01-05-2012
20120003437PHOTOSENSITIVE COMPOSITION, PATTERN FORMING MATERIAL AND PHOTOSENSITIVE FILM USING THE SAME, PATTERN FORMING METHOD, PATTERN FILM, ANTIREFLECTION FILM, INSULATING FILM, OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A photosensitive composition contains (A) a polymer obtained from a silsesquioxane constituted of one or two or more kinds of a cage-shaped silsesquioxane compound represented by the specific formula.01-05-2012
20120009397ABSORBENT PAPER PRODUCT HAVING PRINTED INDICIA WITH A WIDE COLOR PALETTE - An absorbent paper product is disclosed. The absorbent paper product has an MD modulus of less than about 20,000 g/cm at a load of about 15 g. The absorbent paper product further has indicia provided by five or more process colors. The process colors have L*a*b* color values. The a* and b* values are outside the boundary described by the following system of equations:01-12-2012
20100239830INK COMPOSITION, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, PRINTED MATERIAL, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING MOLDED PRINTED MATERIAL - An ink composition is provided that includes (A) a polymerizable silicone compound having an ethylenically unsaturated group and a silicone chain, (B) tetrahydrofurfuryl (meth)acrylate, and (C) a radical polymerization initiator. There are also provided an inkjet recording method that includes (a09-23-2010
20090155547Non-aqueous pigment ink - A non-aqueous pigment ink comprising a pigment, a pigment dispersant and a non-aqueous solvent, wherein the pigment dispersant is an acrylic polymer comprising, as constituent monomers, (M1) an alkyl(meth)acrylate having an alkyl group of 12 or more carbon atoms, (M2) a (meth)acrylic acid derivative having an amino group, and (M3) a (meth)acrylic acid derivative having a glycidyl group, in which the combination of all the constituent monomers comprises from 7 to 15 mol % of the monomer (M2) and from 0.5 to 3 mol % of the monomer (M3) and the molar ratio (M2)/(M3) between the monomer (M2) and the monomer (M3) is within a range from 4 to 20.06-18-2009
20090258195Firearm Camouflage System - The present invention provides a pre-packaged kit and a method for creating unique multi-toned custom patterns or camouflage on a surface, and in particular the surfaces of a firearm. The multi-toned custom patterns or camouflage are created by separating or peeling off pre-cut stencil/templates from sheet or roll stock adhesive backed masking material and applying the stencil/templates to a surface. The surface is subsequently sprayed with coatings, finishers and sealants. Additional layers of stencil/templates are then added and sprayed with various colors or tones of coatings, finishers and sealants to complete the desired effect on the firearm surface.10-15-2009
20110064921SOLVENT-BASED INK COMPOSITION FOR THERMAL INKJETS COMPRISING ACETATE SOLVENT - A solvent-based ink composition for a thermal inkjet printhead. The ink composition comprises: 03-17-2011
20110064919SOLVENT-BASED INK COMPOSITION FOR THERMAL INKJETS COMPRISING PYRROLIDINONE SOLVENT - A solvent-based ink composition for a thermal inkjet printhead. The ink composition comprises: 03-17-2011
20120009395Method for the translation of a white light color palette to a black light color palette - One particular implementation of the present invention may involve a method for creating a color sample that provides a first color under white light and a second color under UV or black light. In general, the first color and second color may each include a perceived hue and value (shade and tint). However, the second color may also include a luminous effect under the UV light. In some implementations, the hue and value of the first color and the second color may be the same such that the difference between the first color and the second color is a luminous effect of the color sample under the black light. In another implementation, the hue and value of the first color and the second color may differ, such that the color scheme appears as one color under white light and glows a separate color under black light.01-12-2012
20090081422PHOTOCURABLE COATING COMPOSITION, AND OVERPRINT AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SAME - A photocurable coating composition is provided that includes an ethylenically unsaturated compound having an alicyclic hydrocarbon group and a photopolymerization initiator. There are also provided a process for producing an overprint, the process including a step of obtaining a printed material by printing on a printing substrate, a step of coating the printed material with the photocurable coating composition, and a step of photocuring the photocurable coating composition, an overprint produced by the process, use of the photocurable coating composition for producing an overprint, and use of the photocurable coating composition for producing an overprint for an electrophotographically printed material.03-26-2009
20120015160PROCESS FOR PRODUCING POLYMER MEMBER AND POLYMER MEMBER - Provided is a polymer member that demands no volatile component such as solvent during production, in which distribution of its immiscible material is controlled.01-19-2012
20120015159CYCLIC CARBAMATE COMPOUNDS USEFUL IN ENERGY-CURABLE COMPOSITIONS - Cyclic carbamate functional compounds, which are the reaction product of a cyclic carbamate having an acrylate functional group, such as N-(2-acryloyloxyethyl)oxazolidinone, with aliphatic amine compounds, said cyclic carbamate functional compounds being useful as oxygen scavengers in energy-curable compositions, such as inks, coatings and adhesives, that comprise (a) the cyclic carbamate functional compound, (b) reactive monomers and/or oligomers and, optionally, (c) a photoinitiator.01-19-2012
20120015158PIXEL-TO-BARRIER-UNEVENESS-CONTROLLABLE INK - Disclosed is an ink, which has a viscosity and a volumetric shrinkage, controlled to 20˜80 cP and 10˜30%, respectively, by controlling an amount of each of: (a) a first monomer having a viscosity of 7˜1,600 cP and having one or two polymerizable functional groups; and (b) a second monomer having a viscosity of 30˜20,000 cP and having at least three polymerizable functional groups, in the presence of 0˜20 wt % of a solvent, and which can form a convex portion due to its surface tension controlled to 20˜40 mN/m, so as to compensate for its volumetric shrinkage, wherein the viscosity and the surface tension are measured at 25° C. A substrate, which is patterned or information-recorded with the ink, and a display device having the substrate are also disclosed.01-19-2012
20120015157DECORATION PLATE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A decoration plate and an electronic device using the same are provided. The decoration plate includes a structure layer and a light source layer. The structure layer has an inner surface and an outer surface and is provided with a plurality of prisms. The light source layer is formed on the inner surface side of the structure layer. The prisms are distributed to form a predetermined pattern. After entering into the structure layer from the light source layer, the light leaves the structure layer from the area covered by the predetermined pattern on the outer surface. Since the light is split into several beams with different exit angles, the area covered by the predetermined pattern will exhibit different visual effect from other area.01-19-2012
20120015156HEAT APPLIED APPLIQUE OR TRANSFER WITH ENHANCED ELASTOMERIC FUNCTIONALITY - The disclosure is directed generally to stretchable articles and/or assemblies, more specifically stretchable woven articles and/or assemblies having at least one elastomeric adhesive and a method for making the same. One aspect of the disclosure is an elastomeric textile product comprising a textile design and a self-supporting, elastomeric adhesive layer. In one preferred embodiment, the self-supporting, elastomeric adhesive layer comprises an elastomeric film position between opposing first and second adhesive films.01-19-2012
20120121869DYE MIGRATION PREVENTING DECORATION PIECES MADE OF THERMOPLASTIC SYNTHETIC RESIN - A decoration piece has: a design piece made of thermoplastic synthetic resin formed with a design and having an outer profile line; a lower layer; and a dye migration preventing layer arranged between the design piece and the lower layer, said dye migration preventing layer having an outer profile same as that of said design piece, said dye migration preventing layer capable of being adhered to both said design piece and the lower layer, said dye migration preventing layer capable of preventing any migrating of dye. The dye migration preventing layer includes a dye migration preventing film made of ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer or polyamide MXD6, or a dye migration preventing film made of polyvinylidene chloride.05-17-2012
20090075034PATTERNING METHOD AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A wet-etching is conducted with a weak acid or weak base etchant to pattern a display device substrate that has a gas-barrier layer comprising at least one organic region and at least one inorganic region. The wet-etching attains high-precision patterning not having any negative influence on the quality of the processed display device.03-19-2009
20090246480INK FOR INK-JET RECORDING, INK SET, IMAGE-RECORDING METHOD, IMAGE-RECORDING APPARATUS, AND RECORDED MATERIAL - An ink for ink-jet recording is provided. The ink for ink-jet recording includes colorant particles containing a colorant and a dispersing agent, and a polymer compound capable of forming a crosslinking bond by application of an active energy ray, wherein the dispersion average particle diameter of the colorant particles is from 1 nm to 50 nm, and a value represented by a formula (D10-01-2009
20120207987ACTIVATING AGENT FOR HYDRAULIC TRANSFER FILM, HYDRAYLIC TRANSFER METHOD, AND HYDRAULIC TRANSFER PRODUCT - An ultraviolet ray hardening resin composite type coating agent for being applied to a print pattern of a water pressure transfer film to restore an adhesion and including a photo-polymerization oligomer, a photo-polymerization monomer and a photo-polymerization initiator for improving a membrane strength, a chemical resistance and light resistance, said photo-polymerization oligomer including a multi-functional oligomer and a bi-functional oligomer, said photo-polymerization monomer being a bi-functional monomer, said coating agent including a non-reactive resin added in addition to said ultraviolet ray hardening resin composite, said photo-polymerization oligomer being blended at 25 to 56 weight %, said photo-polymerization monomer being blended at 33 to 65 weight %, said photo-polymerization initiator being blended at 5 to 10 weight % and said non-reactive resin being blended at 2 to 10 weight %.08-16-2012
20100136300CURABLE COMPOSITION, INK COMPOSITION, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, PRINTED MATERIAL, METHOD OF PRODUCING PLANOGRAPHIC PRINTING PLATE, PLANOGRAPHIC PRINTING PLATE AND OXETANE COMPOUND - The present invention provides a curable composition comprising a compound having a single partial structure containing a 4- or more-membered cyclic ether represented by the following formula (I) and a partial structure represented by the following formula (II):06-03-2010
20120114913BORDERLESS EMBLEM FOR SECURING TO A FIRST FABRIC - A borderless emblem for securing to a first fabric by heat and/or pressure includes a fabric base, an emblem design applied to a front surface of the fabric base and a layer of thermoplastic adhesive material bonded to a rear surface of the fabric base. The first fabric has a predetermined weave pattern and a predetermined color. The fabric base has an outer peripheral edge and is constructed of the same or substantially the same fabric as the first fabric. The fabric base has a base color that is the same or substantially the same as the predetermined color. The fabric base is cut from a fabric utilizing a laser cutter which heats a portion of the fabric base proximate the outer peripheral edge. The laser cutter finishes the outer peripheral edge of the fabric base without including a stitched or other border.05-10-2012
20090117346PHOTOSENSITIVE MATERIAL FOR FORMING CONDUCTIVE FILM, CONDUCTIVE FILM, LIGHT TRANSMITTING ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE SHIELDING FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - To provide a conductive film forming photosensitive material from which a conductive film having high electromagnetic wave shielding properties and high transparency simultaneously can be manufactured and which is reduced with respect to pressure properties.05-07-2009
20110165389METHOD FOR FORMING CONDUCTIVE POLYMER PATTERN - The present invention is a method for forming a patterned electroconductive layer containing an electroconductive polymer on a surface of a base body and is characterized in that a positive type photoresist composition containing a naphthoquinone diazide and a novolak resin is used, and that a developer containing a potassium ion at a concentration of 0.08 mol/l to 0.20 mol/l, and a coexistent sodium ion at a concentration of less than 0.1 mol/l is used for development of a resist film obtained by the positive type photoresist composition.07-07-2011
20110165388LABELS - There is described a multi-layer film. The film comprises a first biodegradable layer and a second biodegradable layer, wherein the first and second biodegradable layers each comprises a biopolymer selected from the group consisting of carbohydrates, polysaccharides, gums, proteins, colloids, polyorganic acids and mixtures thereof.07-07-2011
20110165387ACTINIC ENERGY RADIATION CURABLE INK-JET INK, IMAGE FORMING METHOD USING THE SAME, AND PRINTED MATTER OBTAINED THEREBY - Provided is an actinic radiation curable inkjet ink capable of high sensitivity and high glossy image; and an image forming method utilizing the same. An actinic radiation curable inkjet ink comprising a photo polymerization initiator and a polymerizable monomer, wherein a surface free energy γ07-07-2011
20110165386Magnetic graphic wall system - The practical application of incorporating magnetic receptive printing media coupled with the use of an underlying specifically referenced magnet allows the multi layering of magnetic media while maintaining the reference of position on said surface. This is achieved by aligning the polarity lines to the benefit of the intended design while fabricating the first layer to receive the second or subsequent layers to interact with the intended design.07-07-2011
20100203300Use of Spherical Metal Particles as Laser Marking Additives for Sealing, Closure or Coating Materials or Paints Comprising Polymer, and also Laser-Markable Sealing, Closure or Coating Material or Laser-Markable Paint Comprising Polymer - The invention relates to the use of spherical metal particles which are free from antimony and/or from compounds containing antimony as laser marking agents in a sealing or closure material, coating material or paint comprising polymer, the particle-size distribution of the spherical metal particles as determined by means of laser granulometry, in the form of the volume-averaged cumulative-undersize particle-size distribution, having a D08-12-2010
20090317604Photo-sensitive composition, photo-sensitive paste composition for barrier ribs comprising the same, and method for preparing barrier ribs for plasma display panel - A photosensitive composition, which has a cross-linking monomer having at least two ethylenic double bonds, a photopolymerization initiator, and an organic solvent, and a method of preparing a barrier rib for a plasma display panel, wherein the photosensitive composition is used. The photosensitive composition provides improved adherence to an inorganic material and an organic material.12-24-2009
20090220753RESIN COMPOSITION FOR LASER ENGRAVING, RESIN PRINTING PLATE PRECURSOR FOR LASER ENGRAVING, RELIEF PRINTING PLATE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF RELIEF PRINTING PLATE - A resin composition for laser engraving includes a binder polymer including a polyester, and an oxy compound of at least one of metal and metalloid selected from Groups 1 to 16 of periodic table.09-03-2009
20120058314WATERPROOF STRUCTURE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A waterproof structure of the present invention is for an electronic device including a housing including a first case member that has a first abutting face, and a second case member that has a second abutting face that faces the first abutting face. A water repellent treatment is applied to the first and second abutting faces, and two or more boundaries that change from a region having a relatively small liquid droplet contact angle to a region having a relatively large liquid droplet contact angle are provided along a liquid infiltration direction at an abutting ends portion of the first and second case members.03-08-2012
20120058313METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LAMINATED CORE AND LAMINATED CORE - A method for manufacturing a laminated core is provided that makes positions of boundary parts of laminated blocks and improves an efficiency of a welding operation of the blocks. The above-described object is achieved by the method of manufacturing the laminated core 03-08-2012
20090035531PINS FOR TRANSFERRING MATERIAL - A pin for allowing material having adhesive properties to adhere thereon, the pin comprising: a shaft having a longitudinal axis, a distal end and a proximal end opposite to the distal end; and a first tapered portion disposed on the longitudinal axis of the shaft, the tapered portion tapering from a first circumference to a second smaller circumference in a direction toward the proximal end of the shaft.02-05-2009
20100015416RESIN COMPOSITION FOR LASER ENGRAVING, IMAGE FORMING MATERIAL, RELIEF PRINTING PLATE PRECURSOR FOR LASER ENGRAVING, RELIEF PRINTING PLATE, AND METHOD OF PRODUCING RELIEF PRINTING PLATE - A resin composition for laser engraving, including: a binder polymer; and a metal compound containing a metal selected from the group consisting of metals in Group 1 to Group 15 in the periodic table.01-21-2010
20110059298SURFACE-MODIFIED INORGANIC PIGMENT, COLORED SURFACE-MODIFIED INORGANIC PIGMENT, RECORDING MEDIUM AND PRODUCTION PROCESSES THEREOF, AND IMAGE FORMING METHOD AND RECORDED IMAGE - The invention relates to a surface-treated inorganic pigment which has an inorganic pigment having acid function and an amorphous body located on the surface of the inorganic pigment having acid function and formed by at least a divalent or higher-valent metal and an anion component in a state where the inorganic pigment and the amorphous body do not chemically bond to each other, and which does not exhibit acid function.03-10-2011
20120156441Laminated Core with Soft-Magnetic Material and Method for Joining Core Laminations by Adhesive Force to Form a Soft-Magnetic Laminated Core - The invention relates to a laminated core with soft-magnetic material and to a method for joining core laminations by adhesive force to form a soft-magnetic laminated core. The laminated core comprises core laminations made of soft-magnetic sheets, which form a core lamination stack. The core lamination stack has intermediate layers between the core laminations. The intermediate layers comprise a cured adhesive introduced in a state of low viscosity into interstices between the core laminations. For this purpose, the core laminations comprise a final-annealed, crystalline CoFe alloy, an adhesive-wettable top side and an adhesive-wettable underside. Together with the intermediate layers, the core laminations form a dimensionally accurate laminated core. The laminated core has a substantially adhesive-free contour consisting of contour surfaces of the core laminations. The adhesive is solvent-free in its low-viscosity state.06-21-2012
20120207986STRUCTURAL REINFORCEMENT MATERIAL, INSERT, AND REINFORCED CAVITY COMPRISING SAME - A structural reinforcement material is provided that includes a base material selected from thermosets, low viscosity thermoplastics with short transition phases and low viscosities, low melting point metallic alloys, and combinations thereof. At STP, the structural reinforcement material is a solid or a formable dough or a mixture thereof. When heated to an activation temperature, the structural reinforcement material becomes flowable into a cavity. Following cooling, the structural reinforcement material is a solid or a thermoset with a strength sufficient to reinforce the cavity. A structural reinforcement insert comprising the structural reinforcement material is also provided, as is a reinforced cavity of an automobile and a method of reinforcing a cavity.08-16-2012
20120064310DECORATIVE SHEET - [Problem to be Solved] There is provided a decorative sheet which is not limited in color, has a simple structure and excellent display performance, and can give a three-dimensional feeling.03-15-2012
20120171433FLUORINATED COATING AND PHOTOTOOLS MADE THEREWITH - A coating is disclosed, comprising the reaction product of: an epoxy silane; and an oligomer comprising M07-05-2012
20120064308Sheet Having Convex Pattern on Surface and Method for Forming the Convex Pattern - A method for forming a convex pattern on a surface of a sheet includes the steps of covering a photosensitive resin film 03-15-2012
20120207985PRINTING INK - The present invention provides an inkjet ink comprising 5 to 30% by weight of organic solvent based on the total weight of the ink, a radiation curable monofunctional monomer, a radiation curable multifunctional monomer, a photoinitiator and a colourant.08-16-2012
20120207983INKJET INK SET, IMAGE FORMING METHOD USING SAME, AND PRINT FORMED BY THE IMAGE FORMING METHOD - An inkjet ink set including at least a black ink, a cyan ink, a magenta ink, and a yellow ink. Each of the inks includes at least a water-soluble dye, water and a water-soluble solvent including a specific alkoxypropionamide compound. The cyan, magenta and yellow inks has a S/W ratio of not less than 1.5 and not greater than 3.5, wherein S represents the content of the water-soluble solvent in each ink, and W represents the content of water in each ink, and the black ink has a S/W ratio of not less than 1.0 and less than 1.5, wherein S represents the content of the water-soluble solvent in the black ink, and W represents the content of water in the black ink.08-16-2012
20120070633PACKAGING MATERIAL COMPRISING MAGNETISABLE PORTIONS - A packaging material comprising a plurality of magnetisable portions thereon comprising at least one spot per package to be formed from the packaging material is disclosed. At least one of the magnetisable portions provides a first magnetic mark carrying a magnetic field pattern providing position information related to finishing of respective package to be formed.03-22-2012
20120070632METHOD OF TRANSFER TO A SHEET, TRANSFER APPARATUS, AND SHEET PRODUCT - Provided is transfer method to a sheet, a transfer apparatus and a sheet product capable of transferring a same pattern or design or the like to the same position on a base sheet of various printed materials and the like.03-22-2012
20120070630POWDER COATING COMPOSITION COMPRISING A POLYESTER AND A BETA-HYDROXYALKYLAMIDE AS CROSSLINKER - The invention relates to a thermosetting powder coating composition comprising a crosslinker and a polyester, wherein the polyester has functional groups which functional groups are capable of reacting with β-hydroxyalkylamide groups, wherein the polyester is prepared from at least the following monomers: neopentylglycol, a difunctional alcohol other than neopentylglycol; isophthalic acid, terephthalic acid, optionally adipic acid and a branching monomer chosen from the group of an at least trifunctional carboxylic acid, an at least trifunctional alcohol, an at least trifunctional hydroxy carboxylic acid and mixtures thereof, wherein the amount of difunctional alcohol other than neopentylglycol in the polyester ranges from 1 to 50% w/w based on the polyester, wherein the amount of isophthalic acid in the polyester ranges from 6 to 35% w/w based on the polyester, wherein the polyester has a functionality of at least 2.1, wherein the crosslinker is a compound having β-hydroxyalkylamide groups. This thermosetting powder coating composition has the ability to be cured at low temperature, while at the same time being able provide powder coatings having at least two of the following three properties: limited blooming to no blooming, an acceptable smoothness, sufficient impact resistance.03-22-2012
20120070628Printing dimensionally stable resin inks - Small geometry images are printed by coating a surface with a first resin and printing the image from ink containing a second resin on the first resin. The first resin and the second resin are characterized by being solvated by the same solvent. The solvent by which both resins are solvated need not be the solvent used in the inks for either layer. The solvent need not be the same for the inks in both layers. It is believed that solvent from a freshly printed second layer is at least slightly absorbed by the first layer, thereby reducing spreading.03-22-2012
20120070627METHOD FOR NANOPATTERNING BASED ON SELF ASSEMBLY OF A TRIBLOCK TERPOLYMER - Nanolithography and nanoscale device features based on a self-assembled film comprising an ABC triblock terpolymer disposed on a substrate surface are provided. The self-assembled film has a controlled pattern of features over the entire film. Each feature comprises block A, block B, or block C of the ABC triblock terpolymer. One or more blocks (A, B, or C) of the self-assembled film can be transformed by, for example, being removed, to provide a particular pattern geometry for nanolithography.03-22-2012
20120070634PACKAGING MATERIAL COMPRISING MAGNETISABLE PORTIONS - A packaging material comprising a plurality of magnetisable portions thereon comprising at least one spot per package to be formed from the packaging material is disclosed. At least one of the magnetisable portions provides a magnetic mark carrying a magnetic field pattern. The magnetic field pattern comprises a first magnetic field peak having a first polarity and a second magnetic field peak having a second opposite polarity.03-22-2012
20120070629METHOD FOR PRODUCING OPTICAL ORIENTATION FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING RETARDATION FILM, SYSTEM FOR PRODUCING OPTICAL ORIENTATION FILM, OPTICAL ORIENTATION FILM AND RETARDATION FILM - A method for producing an optical orientation film is disclosed, the method being able to realize highly accurate exposure in a pattern, even if a simple device and non-parallel light are used and a long continuous resin substrate is used and fed continuously. The method for producing the optical orientation film includes the steps of: (i) preparing an irradiation target substrate and a long continuous photomask (ii) feeding the irradiation target substrate continuously; (iii) feeding the photomask continuously; (iv) producing a laminate by laminating the photomask fed in step (iii) on an orientation layer of the irradiation target substrate fed in step (ii); (v) exposing the orientation layer in the pattern by irradiating with light, while feeding the laminate obtained in step (iv) in the longitudinal direction of the laminate; and (vi) removing the photomask from the laminate irradiated in step (v).03-22-2012
20090029120Novel Porphyrazine Coloring Matter, Ink, Ink Set and Colored Article - The present invention relates to a porphyrazine coloring matter represented by the following formula (1):01-29-2009
20120070631PRODUCTION METHOD OF WORKPIECE AND WORKPIECE WITH THREE-DIMENSIONAL PATTERN - A production method of workpiece is provided. First, an adhesive layer is applied on a workpiece. The adhesive layer is impressed by a mold, so that the adhesive layer forms a three-dimensional pattern. A first curing process with a first irradiating energy is performed on the adhesive layer. The workpiece is punched after the first curing process is performed on the adhesive layer, so that the workpiece forms a three-dimensional workpiece. A second curing process with a second irradiating energy is performed on the adhesive layer after the workpiece is punched, wherein the second irradiating energy intensity is higher than the first irradiating energy intensity.03-22-2012
20120156450MULTI-EXPOSURE LITHOGRAPHY EMPLOYING DIFFERENTIALLY SENSITIVE PHOTORESIST LAYERS - A stack of a second photoresist having a second photosensitivity and a first photoresist having a first photosensitivity, which is greater than second photosensitivity, is formed on a substrate. A first pattern is formed in the first photoresist by a first exposure and a first development, while the second photoresist underneath remains intact. A second pattern comprising an array of lines is formed in the second photoresist. An exposed portion of the second photoresist underneath a remaining portion of the first photoresist forms a narrow portion of a line pattern, while an exposed portion of the second photoresist outside the area of the remaining portions of the photoresist forms a wide portion of the line pattern. Each wide portion of the line pattern forms a bulge in the second pattern, which increases overlay tolerance between the second pattern and the pattern of conductive vias.06-21-2012
20120156449INK SET, RECORDING METHOD, RECORDED MATERIAL AND PRINTED MATERIAL - The ink set includes a yellow ink composition and either a magenta ink composition or a cyan ink composition, or both, wherein a coloring agent of the yellow ink composition is one which includes an azo pigment represented e.g. by the following formula06-21-2012
20120156447FIBROUS PRODUCT AND METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MANUFACTURING SUCH A FIBROUS PRODUCT - A fibrous product, especially tissue paper product, non-woven product or a hybrid thereof, includes at least one top ply with either an embossing pattern forming pillow-like chambers at least partially surrounded by first embossing protuberances or with second embossing protuberances; at least one middle ply embossed in register with the at least one top ply so that either second embossing protuberances of the at least one middle ply nest into the pillow-like chambers of the at least one top ply or second embossing protuberances of the at least one top ply nest into the pillow-like chambers at least partially surrounded by first embossing protuberances of the at least one middle ply; and at least one bottom ply not in register with the at least one top ply and being bonded to both the at least one top ply and the at least one middle ply.06-21-2012
20120156446Method for the Production of a Multilayer Element, and Multilayer Element - The invention relates to a method for producing a multilayer element (06-21-2012
20120156443METHODS OF MULTI-SHOT INJECTION MOLDING AND METAL-PLATED SURFACE COATED POLYMERIC ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM - Molded metallized polymeric components are formed by methods of multi-shot injection molding of a first resin and a second resin, where the first resin forms a first polymer that is metal-platable and the second resin forms a second polymer that is resistant to metallization. The second resin defines one or more colored surface regions and may have one or more surface topcoats. The surface topcoat may be a transparent protective coating or a colored paint. Select regions corresponding to the metal-platable polymer surface are metallized. Molded decorative polymeric components formed from such methods are also provided.06-21-2012
20120156442METHODS OF MULTI-SHOT INJECTION MOLDING AND METAL-PLATED MULTI-LAYERED POLYMERIC ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM - Molded metallized polymeric components are formed by methods of multi-shot injection molding of a first resin and a second resin, where the first resin forms a first polymer that is metal-platable and the second resin forms a second polymer that is colored and resistant to metallization. Select regions of the metal-platable polymer surface are metallized. One or more metallized surface regions are formed on a first injection-molded polymer that is metal-platable and one or more colored surface regions defined by a second injection-molded polymer that is colored and resistant to metallization. Molded decorative polymeric components formed from such methods are also provided. A third polymer is optionally provided that comprises an injection-molded transparent polymer. The third layer protects and optionally encapsulates the underlying first and second polymers from exposure to an external environment.06-21-2012
20090202791ULTRAVIOLET-CURABLE POLYMER COMPOSITION, RESIN MOLDED ARTICLE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME - An ultraviolet-curable polymer composition includes (A) 5 to 100 parts by mass of syndiotactic 1,2-polybutadiene having a 1,2-vinyl bond content of 70% or more and a degree of crystallinity of 5 to 50%, (B) 0 to 95 parts by mass of a thermoplastic polymer ((A)+(B)=100 parts by mass), (C) 10 parts by mass or less of a photoinitiator based on 100 parts by mass of the syndiotactic 1,2-polybutadiene (A) and the thermoplastic polymer (B) in total, and (D) 10 parts by mass or less of a polyfunctional acrylate based on 100 parts by mass of the syndiotactic 1,2-polybutadiene (A) and the thermoplastic polymer (B) in total.08-13-2009
20120156448FLUORINE-CONTAINING CYCLIC OLEFIN POLYMER COMPOSITION, IMPRINT PRODUCT OBTAINED USING THE COMPOSITION, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A fluorine-containing cyclic olefin polymer composition of the present invention includes a fluorine-containing cyclic olefin polymer (A) containing a repeating structural unit represented by the general formula (1) and having a fluorine atom content rate of 40 to 75% by mass; a photocurable compound (B); and a photocuring initiator (C).06-21-2012
20110091696INK COMPOSITION, INK COMPOSITION FOR INKJET RECORDING, INK SET, INK CARTRIDGE, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, AND RECORDED PRODUCT - An ink composition is provided which does not undergo decomposition or fading of colorants even when stored under high-temperature environment. An ink composition which contains a compound represented by the following general formula (1) and a humectant, wherein the content of the compound represented by the general formula (1) is from 0.1% by mass to less than 7.0% by mass, the content of the humectant having 3 or more hydroxyl groups is 8.0% by mass or less, and the molar ratio of the humectant having 3 or more hydroxyl groups/the compound represented by the general formula (1) being less than 15.0;04-21-2011
20110091695Multilayer Film for Packaging for Thermal Treatment - A multilayer film for the production of flexible packaging for thermal treatment has a plastic layer as outer layer and a sealable layer as inner layer, and middle layers. The outer layer, the inner layer and the middle layers are coextruded to form a biaxially oriented film, and the multilayer film has a maximum degree of dimensional change of 2% at most when exposed to temperature.04-21-2011
20110091694METHOD FOR FORMING FINE ELECTRODE PATTERNS - The present invention is an electrode of an electric device, having a portion at which a pattern is formed using a photosensitive paste, and a portion at which a pattern is formed using a transfer method. Described is a method in which migration at an electrode portion is curtailed by using a photosensitive paste to form a pattern at areas where electrode width is comparatively large, and by forming a pattern using a transfer method at areas where electrode width becomes narrower.04-21-2011
20120156444TRANSFER MEDIUM, PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF, AND TRANSFERRED MATTER - A production method of a transfer medium includes: forming a colored layer on a base material by discharging ink from an ink jet head toward the base material; and forming an adhesive layer on the colored layer by discharging an adhesive liquid from the ink jet head toward the colored layer.06-21-2012
20120231234CURABLE COMPOSITION FOR IMPRINTS, PATTERNING METHOD AND PATTERN - Provided is a curable composition for imprints which ensures satisfactory pattern formability and defect-preventive performance even in the process of high-speed pattern transfer. The curable composition for imprints, comprises at least one species of polymerizable monomer(s) (A), and a photo-polymerization initiator (B), wherein the polymerizable monomer (A) contains a polymerizable monomer (Ax) having a hydrogen-bondable group and fluorine-containing group(s).09-13-2012
20120231235Polyamides as Binders for Printing Inks - One aspect of the present invention relates to the use of a polyamide as a binder for printing inks, wherein the polyamide is a reaction product (P) of (1) one or more compounds which are chosen from the group of primary and/or secondary monoamines and polyamines with (2) a dimer fatty acid and (3) a carboxylic monoacid, with the proviso that the dimer fatty acid (2) building block of (P) contains at least 30% by weight of monomer fatty acid.09-13-2012
20120231233DECORATIVE LIGHTWEIGHT PANEL - Provided is a decorative lightweight panel excellent in moisture resistance and dimensional stability, easy to be produced, and easy to be handled. The decorative lightweight panel includes a plate-shaped lightweight cement panel; a resin-reinforcing layer formed on one surface or both surfaces of the lightweight cement panel; and a decorative layer formed on the surface of the resin-reinforcing layer or on the surface of the lightweight cement panel.09-13-2012
20120156440Translucent, Flame Resistant Composite Materials - A translucent composite material comprises a substrate and a plurality of glass fibers embedded within the substrate. The substrate may comprise a substantially continuous nonwoven, non-fabric, translucent thermoplastic polyphenylsulfone substrate. The plurality of glass fibers may substantially span across a length of the substrate and may have an orientation, a fiber thickness, and a fiber area density selected to provide the translucent composite material with a strength, a flame-resistance, and a light transmissivity.06-21-2012
20090311489Laser patterning of a carbon nanotube layer - A method of patterning a carbon nanotube layer includes providing a substrate comprising a carbon nanotube layer. A laser beam is generated. The laser beam is directed onto a first surface of the carbon nanotube layer. Relative movement between the laser beam and the first surface is caused, thereby forming at least one cavity feature on the first surface.12-17-2009
20110104455SUBSTRATE HAVING DYE WITH DENDRIMER AXIAL LIGANDS DISPOSED THEREON - A substrate having an IR-absorbing metal-cyanine dye disposed thereon. The dye is a metal-cyanine complex of formula (I):05-05-2011
20110104457Method For Preparing Nonwoven Fusible Interlining Using Pattern Printing - Disclosed is a nonwoven fusible interlining fabricated through a pattern printing and a method for fabricating the same, and more particularly to a method for fabricating a nonwoven fusible interlining including the steps of processing a staple fiber and fabricating elastic nonwoven, pattern printing on the nonwoven, and applying an adhesive, and a nonwoven fusible interlining fabricated by the same. Therefore, it is possible to provide the variously shape-reinforced nonwoven fusible interlining through a simple and speedy fabricating process.05-05-2011
20110104458INK COMPOSITION, INKJET RECORDING INK COMPOSITION, INK SET, INK CARTRIDGE, INKJET RECORDING METHOD AND RECORDED MATTER - An ink composition having a suitably-adjusted hue and causing no decomposition of dyes during storage is provided. The ink composition contains a compound (a) represented by the following formula (1), an ingredient (c) and moisture-retentive agents, characterized by being from 0.1 mass % to lower than 7.0 mass % in content of the compound represented by the formula (1), 10.0 mass % or lower in content of a moisture-retentive agent having 3 or more hydroxyl groups (b) and lower than 30.0 in molar ratio of the moisture-retentive agent having 3 or more hydroxyl groups to the compound represented by the formula (1):05-05-2011
20110104453LIQUID COMPOSITION, INK JET RECORDING METHOD, INK JET RECORDING APPARATUS AND RECORDED IMAGE - The invention provides an aqueous liquid composition containing a water-soluble monomer, a photopolymerization initiator and an aqueous medium and further containing a polymer emulsion, wherein the water-soluble monomer is a monomer that has two or more ethylenically unsaturated bonds and is curable with an active energy ray.05-05-2011
20110104456DECORATIVE ELEMENTS AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - The invention relates to a decorative element including: A substrate (05-05-2011
20110104454COMPOSITION FOR FORMING LAYER TO BE PLATED, METHOD OF PRODUCING METAL PATTERN MATERIAL, AND METAL PATTERN MATERIAL - The present invention provide a composition for forming a layer to be plated, including a solution in which from 1% by mass to 20% by mass of a polymer having a functional group that forms an interaction with a plating catalyst or a precursor thereof and a radical polymerizable group, and a water-insoluble photopolymerization initiator are dissolved in a mixed solvent comprising from 20% by mass to 99% by mass of a water-soluble flammable liquid and water; a method of producing a metal pattern material using the composition for forming a layer to be plated; and a metal pattern material produced by the method.05-05-2011
20110104452BLOCK COPOLYMER MORPHOLOGY TRAPPING IN THIN FILMS USING LOW TEMPERATURE TREATMENT AND ANNEALING FOR INHIBITION OF MARINE ORGANISM ATTACHMENT TO SURFACES - The present invention provides block copolymer films for application to surfaces exposed to marine environments in order to reduce biofouling of surfaces immersed in the marine environment. The present invention provides a method of fabricating block copolymer films using morphology trapping by lower temperature treatment in conjunction with solvent and or temperature annealing. The present invention inhibits the attachment of marine organisms, but it does not kill the organisms nor is it highly toxic. Cross-linked AB diblock or higher block copolymers, where A and B and any additional blocks if present have different hydrophobicity i.e. A is hydrophobic and B is hydrophilic, mixed with a photo-initiator films that preserve their nanosize domains when immersed in water. The block copolymer films inhibit settlement of marine organisms and can be used as marine antifouling coatings.05-05-2011
20110104451PATTERNED ARTIFICIAL MARBLE SLAB - According to some embodiments, there is provided a method of producing a patterned artificial marble slab (05-05-2011
20080206528INK COMPOSITION, INKJETRECORDING METHOD, PRINTED MATERIAL, METHOD FOR PRODUCING PLANOGRAPHIC PRINTING PLATE, AND PLANOGRAPHIC PRINTING PLATE - There are provided an ink composition including at least an initiator, a polymerizable monomer and a polymer comprising a fluorine containing group and a polymerizable group; an inkjet recording method using the ink composition; a printed material recorded by the inkjet recording method; a method of producing a planographic printing plate using the ink composition; and a planographic printing plate obtained by the method of producing a planographic printing plate.08-28-2008
20130011633WALL PANEL FOR A CARAVAN AND A METHOD OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF - A method of manufacturing a wall panel for a caravan, the wall panel having a first face and a second face, comprises printing a first design onto the first face of the wall panel for example using a first direct-to-substrate printer. A second design may be printed onto the second face of the wall panel, for example using a second direct-to-substrate printer (which may be the same printer as, or a different printer to, the first printer). Alternatively, the first design may be printed onto a first skin for the wall panel. The second design may be printed onto a second skin for the wall panel. The first and second skins, with the designs printed thereon, may then be assembled into a wall panel.01-10-2013
20130011634PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE SHEET AND LAMINATE - The invention provides a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet which is to be attached to a member having a connecting terminal (e.g., FPC connector) in an end area thereof and allows the connecting terminal to be easily used without shape processing of the sheet. The pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet is to be attached to a region of a member having a connecting terminal in an end area thereof, which region includes the connecting terminal. The pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet includes an adhesive face to be attached to the region including the connecting terminal, and the adhesive face having a non-adhesive region as a region corresponding to the connecting terminal.01-10-2013
20130011632MICROFINE STRUCTURE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING MICROFINE STRUCTURE, AND POLYMERIZABLE RESIN COMPOSITION FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - Provided is a method for producing a microfine structure comprising the steps of: forming a resin film by applying a liquid polymerizable resin composition containing a high molecular weight component, a low molecular weight component and a reactive dilution component to an adhesion promoting layer formed on a substrate; imprinting a mold with an extremely fine convex concave pattern onto the resin film; and transferring the convex concave pattern to the resin film. Herein, components of the adhesion promoting layer, the high molecular weight component, the low molecular weight component and the reactive dilution component respectively have cross-linking reactive functional groups which react with each other.01-10-2013
20130011631BIAXIALLY ORIENTED BIO-BASED POLYESTER FILMS AND LAMINATES - A laminate film including at least one bio-based polyester layer. The polyester layer has a radiocarbon (01-10-2013
20130011630METAL-OXIDE FILMS FROM SMALL MOLECULES FOR LITHOGRAPHIC APPLICATIONS - Metal-oxide films for lithographic applications are provided. The films are formed from compositions comprising metal-oxide precursor compounds including metals and metalloids other than silicon. These films are easily produced and can be modified with a variety of ligands, including alkoxides, phenoxides, carboxylates, beta-diketones, and beta-ketoesters.01-10-2013
20100092736ULTRAVIOLET-CURABLE INKJET INK SET AND COLORED BOARD FOR OUTDOOR USE PRINTED BY USING THE INK SET - Disclosed is an ultraviolet-curable inkjet ink set composed of a yellow ink, a magenta ink and a cyan ink, respectively containing a pigment, a reactive monomer and/or a reactive oligomer and a photopolymerization initiator. This ultraviolet-curable inkjet ink set is characterized in that the yellow ink contains at least a bismuth vanadate compound or iron oxide, the magenta ink contains at least iron oxide or a condensed polycyclic compound and the cyan ink contains at least a phthalocyanine compound, as their respective pigments. Also disclosed is a colored board for outdoor use, which is printed by using the ink set. The inkjet ink set realizes high-concentration printing, and enables to obtain a brilliant printed matter excellent in color presentation and weather resistance.04-15-2010
20100092738SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FORMING IMAGES ON A PLASTIC IMPLEMENT - A system and method for taking orders for, and on-demand manufacturing of, personalized plastic event/party plates that may either be saved and reused or disposed of and recycled. In any given order, any number of plates may have a single unique high resolution photograph, or every plate may have a unique and different photograph. The images are preprinted on plastic film and are molded into the plate to become a permanent feature of the plate.04-15-2010
20090291273Removable Border Ornamentation for Dinnerware and the Like - A removable dinnerware border decoration including a predefined ink decoration or pattern imprinted on a substrate a substrate. The predefined ink decoration may be seasonal, holiday, religious, or custom decorations. The substrate, such as polyethylene resin exhibits static cling properties for clinging to a dinnerware item such as a plate or bowl. In addition, the ink decoration is non toxic.11-26-2009
20120231236DICING FILM WITH PROTECTING FILM - The present invention provides a dicing film with a protecting film that enables to paste a dicing film to a semiconductor wafer without a shift in position while reducing a downtime. There is provided a dicing film with a protecting film in which a dicing film and a protecting film are laminated, wherein the difference between the transmittance of the protecting film and the transmittance of the dicing film with a protecting film at a portion of the dicing film where light for detecting a film transmits first is 20% or more in a wavelength of 600 to 700 nm.09-13-2012
20090130394Laser marking of a card - The invention relates to a method for the laser marking of a support having a body and a cover sheet. A laser beam is used to etch the body of the support through the thickness of the cover sheet. The support is laminated either during or after the laser marking in order to reduce or prevent deformations in the cover sheet resulting from etching.05-21-2009
20090130396Method and system for use in preparing magnetic ink character recognition readable documents - Disclosed herein is a substrate comprising a first surface having fuser oil thereon, a portion of the first surface including a coating comprising a tracer material and a fuser oil-mitigating wax, the quantity of tracer material being indicative of the quantity of coating on the substrate. A printing system comprising a printer, a coater configured to deposit a coating comprising a wax and a tracer material on a portion of a substrate to mitigate fuser oil, a tracer exciter configured to excite the tracer material, and a tracer detector configured to detect the electromagnetic radiation emitted from the tracer material is also disclosed, along with a corresponding method.05-21-2009
20090130404METHOD OF MANUFACTURING COLOR FILTER, COLOR FILTER, IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A method includes supplying different colored inks to cells on a color filter substrate manufactured based on drawing pattern data; detecting a physical factor of the droplet ejection apparatus or ink affecting an ejected ink amount; determining whether the physical factor is acceptable; and producing correction data when the physical factor is unacceptable. The correction data producing step includes preparing a test substrate having cells corresponding to the cells of the substrate; supplying ink to cells of the test substrate based on the drawing pattern data; and detecting the amount supplied to each cell. The correction data is used to adjust the number of ink droplets supplied to each cell so that the ink amount equals a target amount. The correction data is used to correct the drawing pattern data, and the ink supplying step is then executed using the corrected drawing pattern data.05-21-2009
20090130403ADHESIVE PAD COMPRISING FIBROUS LAYER OF METAL AND POLYMERIC FIBERS - The present invention provides an adhesive pad comprising a fibrous layer comprising a mixture of metal fibers and polymeric fibers, said fibrous layer having a thickness of at least 3 mm and having on at least one of its opposite major surfaces an adhesive layer, said adhesive layer being configured so as to allow electrical contact between said fibrous layer and a metal substrate when such metal substrate is adhered to said adhesive layer. The opposite major surfaces of the fibrous layer of the adhesive pad are generally planar and generally parallel to each other. In a particular embodiment, the adhesive pad is in the form of a sheet, for example rectangular, square, circular or oval or in the form of a web.05-21-2009
20090130402METHOD FOR PREPARING AN ORIENTED AND NANOSTRUCTURED SURFACE OF A POLYMER - The invention concerns a method for preparing a substrate one surface of which consists of a polymer, said polymer surface being oriented and nanostructured, said method including the following successive steps: a) brushing the polymer surface in an amorphous state of the substrate; b) contacting with a vapour of a solvent, the oriented polymer surface obtained at the end of step a), said solvent being selected such that: |δ05-21-2009
20090130401DECORATED TRIM ELEMENT - A trim element for the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle, comprising a substrate and a film bonded to it, the film consisting of polypropylene (PP) or a polypropylene copolymer.05-21-2009
20090130400Colorant compositions containing an oxonol dye - The present invention relates to a colorant composition comprising (i) an oxonol dye of general formula (I) wherein R05-21-2009
20090130398Gradient colored mask - The invention relates to a process for forming a structure comprising: (a) providing a transparent support; (b) forming a color mask having a selected absorption spectral range wherein the color mask has an effectively transparent portion and a partially absorptive portion, wherein the partially absorptive portion includes at least two portions having different optical densities within the absorption spectral range; (c) coating a layer of a photopatternable material sensitive to visible light in the absorption spectral range; (d) exposing and developing the photopatternable material to form a photopattern corresponding to at least one of said two portions of the partially absorptive portion; and (e) depositing and patterning a layer of functional material such that a pattern of functional material results corresponding to the at least one of said two portions of the partially absorptive portion.05-21-2009
20090130397Multicolor mask - The invention relates to a process for forming a stacked transparent structure comprising providing a support, coating one side of said support with a multicolored mask, coating the other side of the support with a layer curable by visible light, and exposing the light-curable layer through the mask with visible light to cure the layer curable by light in exposed portions to form a cured pattern.05-21-2009
20100247874INK COMPOSITION, RECORDING METHOD USING THE SAME, AND RECORDED MATTER - An ink composition includes at least a pigment, a humectant, and water in from 10 to 60% by weight to the total amount of ink. The humectant is a mixture of (A) at least one compound selected from glycerin, 1,2,6-hexanetriol, diethylene glycol, triethylene glycol, tetraethylene glycol, and dipropylene glycol; (B) either trimethylol propane or trimethylol ethane, or a mixture thereof; and (C) at least one compound selected from betaines, saccharides, and ureas and having a molecular weight in the range of from 100 to 200, at a content weight ratio of (A):(B):(C) of 1.0:0.1 to 1.0:1.0 to 3.5.09-30-2010
20100247875METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR RELEASABLY ATTACHING SUPPORT MEMBERS TO MICROFEATURE WORKPIECES - Methods and apparatuses for releasably attaching support members to microfeature workpieces to support members are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, for example, a method for processing a microfeature workpiece including a plurality of microelectronic dies comprises forming discrete blocks of material at a first side of a support member. The blocks are arranged on the support member in a predetermined pattern. The method also includes depositing an adhesive material into gaps between the individual blocks of material and placing a first side of the workpiece in contact with the adhesive material and/or the blocks. The method further includes cutting through a second side of the workpiece to singulate the dies and to expose at least a portion of the adhesive material in the gaps. The method then includes removing at least approximately all the adhesive material from the support member and/or the workpiece with a solvent.09-30-2010
20100247873INK COMPOSITION, INK COMPOSITION FOR INKJET RECORDING, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, AND PRINTED ARTICLE OBTAINED BY INKJET RECORDING METHOD - The present invention provides an ink composition containing: a polymer having a polyoxyalkylene group and a partial structure selected from the group consisting of a fluoroalkyl group, a siloxane skeleton and a long-chain alkyl group; a polymerizable compound; and a polymerization initiator.09-30-2010
20120213978INK COMPOSITION, IMAGE FORMING METHOD, AND PRINTED MATERIAL - Provided is an ink composition having excellent dischargeability during image recording by an inkjet method and having excellent water resistance, solvent resistance, and adhesiveness to a recording medium of the recorded image.08-23-2012
20120164404PRINTABLE COATING - A primer-less coating composition for facestock comprises: a binder being a water-dispersible polymer; an ethylenically unsaturated compound which is aqueous-dispersible and miscible with or bonded to said water-dispersible polymer, wherein said ethylenically unsaturated compound is able to form a covalent bond with an ink; and a crosslinker, wherein said crosslinker is suitable for binding the coating to the facestock. The coating composition may be applied to a substrate to form a printable film. A printed film in accordance with the invention may be used in a label, for example for use on a container such as a bottle.06-28-2012
20120164401FABRIC - A fabric having a base layer of a textile made from yarns of a biodegradable polymer, and a visible layer having a biodegradable film that is placed on the base layer as a separate layer, the yarns of the textile being multifilament yarns with a strength of more than 40 cN/tex measured according to DIN EN ISO 2062.06-28-2012
20120164396MATRIX ASSISTED INK TRANSPORT - Provided is a direct write patterning method utilizing a mixture comprising an ink of choice and an ink carrier matrix. The method involves disposing the mixture on a tip or stamp and transporting the mixture from the tip or stamp on a surface to form a pattern that contains the ink. The method does not require chemical or physical modification of either the tip or stamp or the surface prior to transporting the mixture to the surface. The method can be applied for patterning hard inks such as nanomaterials and crystallized polymers and soft inks such as biomaterials including peptides and proteins. Also provided are related biomaterial and hard ink arrays.06-28-2012
20120128946FLOORING MATERIAL AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF - The present invention relates to a flooring material and a fabrication method thereof. Since the invention forms the flooring material using bio-degradable resin which can be fabricated with materials extracted from the reproducible resources, the invention solves the supply and demand problem of raw materials caused by the depletion of oil resources. Further, the invention improves the production efficiency of the flooring materials by applying a calendaring method during the fabrication process, emits few environmentally-harmful materials including CO05-24-2012
20120128944WIDE CASTING BELT, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A WIDE FILM, AND WIDE FILM - The present invention relates to a wide casting belt, and more particularly, to a wide casting belt used for manufacturing a film in a gel state by casting dope used during the manufacture of a polarizing plate for a liquid crystal display, and an optical compensation film, etc. The present invention also relates to a method for manufacturing a wide film using the wide casting belt, and to a wide film manufactured with said wide casting belt.05-24-2012
20120128943SEAM AND SEAM TAPE - A seam comprising a first piece of laminated fabric, a second piece of laminated fabric, a layer of adhesive hydrostatic polymer, and a seam tape wherein the first and second pieces of laminated fabrics are coupled together at a common border with the layer of adhesive hydrostatic polymer to form a seam, and wherein the seam tape is at least partially coupled along the seam. A method of forming a seam comprising stacking, in order, a first piece of laminated fabric, at least one strip of adhesive hydrostatic polymer, and a second piece of laminated fabric, ultrasonically coupling the first piece of laminated fabric, strips of adhesive hydrostatic polymer, and second piece of laminated fabric together, wherein at least a portion of adhesive hydrostatic polymer from the strips of adhesive hydrostatic polymer is extruded through the seam, and applying a seam tape along at least a portion of the seam.05-24-2012
20120128945ANTISTATIC RESIN COMPOSITION - An antistatic resin composition is provided, from which a thermoplastic resin molded article having a sufficient permanent antistatic property without impairing an excellent mechanical property or a good appearance of the molded article, even in a case that the content of an antistatic agent contained in the composition is less than that in a conventional composition, is provided. The antistatic resin composition contains an antistatic agent (A) and a thermoplastic resin (B), in which a melt viscosity ratio of the thermoplastic resin (B) to the antistatic agent (A) at 220° C. is 0.5-5 and an absolute value of a difference between solubility parameters (SPs) of the antistatic agent (A) and the thermoplastic resin (B) is 1.0-3.0. The antistatic resin molded article is obtained by molding the antistatic resin composition.05-24-2012
20120164403BORDERLESS EMBLEM FOR SECURING TO A FIRST FABRIC - A borderless emblem for securing to a first fabric by heat and/or pressure includes a fabric base, an emblem design applied to a front surface of the fabric base and a layer of polyurethane bonded to a rear surface of the fabric base. The first fabric has a predetermined weave pattern and a predetermined color. The fabric base has an outer peripheral edge and is constructed of the same or substantially the same fabric as the first fabric. The fabric base is cut from a fabric sheet utilizing a laser cutter to fuse the outer peripheral edge for finishing the outer peripheral edge of the fabric base without including a stitched or other border.06-28-2012
20120164402DECORATIVE CONCRETE BLOCK AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING DECORATIVE CONCRETE BLOCK - A decorative concrete block includes a concrete block body having at least one outer surface with an image formed using a plurality of ink dots, the ink dots being obtained by curing ink droplets of an active energy curable ink.06-28-2012
20120164400BINDER FOR INK-JET PRINTING INK, INK-JET PRINTING INK CONTAINING THE SAME, AND PRINTED MATTER - The present invention relates to a binder for an ink-jet printing ink, the binder containing an aqueous medium (D); and a polyurethane (C) having a weight-average molecular weight of 30,000 to 200,000 and obtained by reacting a polyol (A) containing an alicyclic structure-containing polyol (a1) and a hydrophilic group-containing polyol (a2) with a polyisocyanate (B), the polyurethane (C) being dispersed in the aqueous medium (D), wherein a ratio of an alicyclic structure contained in the polyurethane (C) relative to the total mass of the polyurethane (C) is 1,000 to 5,500 mmol/kg, an ink-jet printing ink containing the binder, and printed matter.06-28-2012
20120164399METHOD FOR PRODUCING MICRON-RESOLUTION COLOURED IMAGES EMBEDDED IN A VERY ROBUST, VERY DURABLE MEDIUM - A method for producing a colored or fluorescent substrate with a view to formation of a colored or fluorescent image including the formation. The method defines on a substrate of a colored or fluorescent matrix, pixels of at least two different colors, wherein each pixel forms a filter for a given color. At least one filter is an interferential filter or a filter obtained with colored or fluorescent particles.06-28-2012
20120164398METHODS OF MULTI-SHOT INJECTION MOLDING AND DURABLE POLYMERIC ASSEMBLIES MADE THEREFROM - Metallized multi-component polymeric assemblies are formed by methods provided, including injection molding a first resin to form a first sub-component comprising a metal-platable polymer and injection molding second and third colored resins via a multi-shot injection molding process to form second sub-component having a second and third polymer. Select regions corresponding to the metal-platable polymer surface are metallized. The second and third polymers preferably have distinct colors from one another. The first and second sub-components are assembled and coupled together to form a decorative polymeric component assembly that is visible to an external environment.06-28-2012
20120164397Barrier and a method for making a barrier - A methodology 06-28-2012
20120219768Plasma Coatings And Method of Making The Same - According to at least one aspect of the present invention, a method is provided for forming a polymerized coating on a surface of a substrate. In at least one embodiment, the method comprises providing a plasma gun having an outlet; introducing a pre-polymer molecule into the outlet of the plasma gun to form a number of fragments of the pre-polymer molecule as a plasma output including a direct-spray component and an over-spray component; at least partially isolating the direct-spray component and the over-spray component from each other to respectively obtain an isolated directed-spray component and an isolated over-spray component; and depositing at least a portion of the isolated direct-spray component and the isolated over-spray component onto the surface of the substrate through the outlet to form a base polymerized coating. The plasma gun is optionally operated at atmospheric pressure.08-30-2012
20120219769METHOD FOR PRODUCING BINDER FOR INKJET PRINTING INK, INKJET PRINTING INK, AND PRINTED MATERIAL - An object of the present invention is to provide a method for producing a binder for inks and for use in producing an inkjet printing ink that has both good ink dischargeability and blend stability. A method for producing a binder for inkjet printing inks, the binder containing a hydrophilic-group-containing urethane resin (A), an acetylene compound (B), and an aqueous medium (C), includes step (1) of allowing Ga polyol (a1) containing a hydrophilic-group-containing polyol to react with a polyisocyanate (a2) in an organic solvent or in the absence of a solvent and feeding the organic solvent as needed to prepare an organic solvent solution [I], step (2) of mixing the organic solvent solution [I] with the acetylene compound (B) and the aqueous medium (C) to prepare a mixture [II], and step (3) of removing the organic solvent contained in the mixture [II].08-30-2012
20110183127COMPOSITION FOR IMPRINTS, PATTERN AND PATTERNING METHOD - A composition for imprints comprising a polymerizable monomer, a photopolymerization initiator, and a polymer having a functional group with at least one of a fluorine atom or a silicon atom and having a polymerizable functional group, wherein the polymer has a weight-average molecular weight of at least 2000 and the amount of the polymer is from 0.01 to 20% by mass relative to the polymerizable monomer, is excellent in patternability and mold releasability, capable of forming good patterns and free from a problem of mold contamination.07-28-2011
20110183124AQUEOUS INK COMPOSITION, INK JET RECORDING METHOD AND RECORDED MATERIAL - An ink jet recording method includes ejecting droplets of an aqueous ink composition on an ink-non-absorbent or ink-low-absorbent recording medium from an ink jet recording apparatus, and drying the aqueous ink composition on the recording medium by heating the recording medium to 40° C. or more. The aqueous ink composition used in the method contains a pigment, a first solvent and a second solvent, but does not contain glycerol. The first solvent content W1 is in the range of 3% to 6% by mass, and the ratio W07-28-2011
20110183126Substrate Marking - The invention relates to a method of marking a substrate comprising treating the substrate with a boron compound and a charrable agent, and, irradiating the areas of the substrate to be marked such that those areas change colour. Marked substrates obtainable by this method are also provided.07-28-2011
20110183125AQUEOUS INK COMPOSITION, INK JET RECORDING METHOD, AND RECORDED MATTER - An ink jet recording method includes ejecting droplets of an aqueous ink composition from an ink jet recording apparatus onto a non-ink-absorbing or low-ink-absorbing recording medium, and heating the recording medium to 40° C. or more to dry the aqueous ink composition deposited on the recording medium, wherein the first solvent content (W1) is 3% by mass or more and 6% by mass or less of the mass of the aqueous ink composition, the ratio (W2/W1) of the second solvent content (W2) to the first solvent content (W1) is one or more, and the ratio [(W2+W3)/(W1)] of the total (W2+W3) of the second solvent content (W2) and the third solvent content (W3) to the first solvent content (W1) is three or more.07-28-2011
20110183123Modified Surfaces - The invention provides a method for producing a modified surface (07-28-2011
20120315446AIRBAG COVER MATERIALS FOR LASER SCORING - A panel for use over a vehicle airbag includes a skin layer with a tear seam formed therein. The skin layer is made from a material that includes a polymer matrix and one or more transmissivity-reducers in the form of microflake fillers or fillers having a monomodal particle size distribution. The transmissivity-reducers are included in an amount that reduces the transmissivity of light through the material to reduce variation in laser scoring processes and also in an amount that does not substantially alter the mechanical properties of the polymer matrix. Skin layers made from these materials can be used in laser scoring processes of TPO coverings that are thinner than previously known.12-13-2012
20120315449PATTERN FORMING METHOD, RESIST COMPOSITION FOR MULTIPLE DEVELOPMENT USED IN THE PATTERN FORMING METHOD, DEVELOPER FOR NEGATIVE DEVELOPMENT USED IN THE PATTERN FORMING METHOD, AND RINSING SOLUTION FOR NEGATIVE DEVELOPMENT USED IN THE PATTERN FORMING METHOD - A pattern forming method, including: (A) coating a substrate with a positive resist composition of which solubility in a positive developer increases and solubility in a negative developer decreases upon irradiation with actinic rays or radiation, so as to form a resist film; (B) exposing the resist film; and (D) developing the resist film with a negative developer; a positive resist composition for multiple development used in the method; a developer for use in the method; and a rinsing solution for negative development used in the method.12-13-2012
20120315448METHOD FOR MAKING FOAMED SYNTHETIC BOARDS - The invention relates to a method for making articles having a veined aspect that includes the steps of (a) extruding a layer of substantially transparent PMMA including pigmented granules in a first extruder, (b) extruding a polystyrene layer including a foaming agent in a second extruder, wherein the extrusions of steps (a) and (b) are carried out simultaneously as a co-extrusion.12-13-2012
20120315447LABEL FOR IN-MOLD MOLDING, IN-MOLD MOLDED ARTICLE AND METHOD FOR MOLDING SAME - A label for in-mold molding, which comprises a laminate film comprising a substrate layer (A) and a heat-sealable resin layer (B), wherein the substrate layer (A) comprises a thermoplastic resin in an amount of from 40 to 90% by weight and at least one of an inorganic fine powder and an organic filler in an amount of from 10 to 60% by weight, the heat-sealable resin layer (B) comprises a thermoplastic resin in an amount of from 50 to 100% by weight, the laminate film is at least uniaxially stretched, the porosity of the laminate film is from 10% to 45%, the thermal conductivity of the label is from 0.04 to 0.11 W/mK, and the bonding strength of the label stuck to an adherend formed of a propylene-based resin at 200° C. and 60 MPa is from 250 to 1500 g/15 mm.12-13-2012
20120135207METHOD OF FORMING AN IMAGE HAVING MULTIPLE PHASES - A method of forming an image having multiple phases is disclosed herein. The method includes forming exposed and unexposed areas, the exposed areas comprising a first polymer network exhibiting first and second phases that are chemically connected and have different refractive indices, the first phase being continuous, and the second phase comprising a plurality of structures dispersed within the first phase, and the unexposed areas comprising a second polymer network comprising third and fourth phases that are chemically connected and have different refractive indices, the third phase being continuous, and the fourth phase comprising a plurality of structures dispersed within the third phase. The first and second polymer networks are chemically connected, and morphology formed by the first and second phases is different than that formed by the third and fourth phases.05-31-2012
20120135206FLUORINE-CONTAINING HIGHLY BRANCHED POYMER AND RESIN COMPOSITION CONTAINING THE SAME - It is an object to provide a compound that can provide a molded article and a coating film excellent not only in solubility in an organic solvent, but also in miscibility with/dispersibility in a matrix resin, causing no aggregation in a matrix resin, excellent in surface modification property, and having high transparency. A fluorine-containing highly branched polymer obtained by polymerizing a monomer A having two or more radical polymerizable double bonds in the molecule thereof with a monomer B having a fluoroalkyl group and at least one radical polymerizable double bond in the molecule thereof in the presence of a polymerization initiator C in a content of 5% by mol or more and 200% by mol or less, based on the total molar amount of the monomer A and the monomer B; and a resin composition comprising the polymer.05-31-2012
20100173135Method of Controlling Surface Roughness of a Flexographic Printing Plate - A method of controlling surface roughness of a flexographic printing element during thermal processing. The printing blank comprises at least one photocurable layer on a support layer, the at least one photocurable layer comprising: (1) a binder comprising styrene-butadiene-styrene; (2) at least one fast curing monomer; (3) at least one slow curing monomer; and (4) a photoinitiator. The printing blank is selectively imagewise exposing the printing plate blank to actinic radiation from the top of the printing element blank to selectively crosslink and cure portions of the at least one photocurable layer and then thermally processed to remove uncured portions of the at least one photocurable layer, thereby revealing the relief image in the at least one photocurable layer. Surface roughness of the relief image printing element after thermal processing is controlled to less than about 1,000 nm.07-08-2010
20100173136Digitally Printed Heat Transfer Label and Method of Making a Decorated Article - A heat transfer label assembly comprises a carrier, a release layer overlying a first side of the carrier, and a primer overlying the release layer such that the release layer is disposed between the carrier and the primer. The primer may comprise at least one polyacrylic acid polymer.07-08-2010
20120219767FLUOROPOLYMER FILMS AND METHODS FOR MAKING THE SAME - Embodiments of films and methods for making the films are provided. The film comprises a fluoropolymer layer having a surface and comprising a melt processable fluoropolymer and a functionalized polymer dispersed throughout the fluoropolymer layer. A portion of the functionalized polymer is disposed at the surface of the fluoropolymer layer for bonding to a second layer.08-30-2012
20120219766HIGH STRENGTH SPECIALTY PAPER - A high strength specialty paper comprising at least one nonwoven web layer is provided. The nonwoven web layer comprises a plurality of first fibers, a plurality of cellulosic fibers, and a binder. The first fibers comprise a water non-dispersible synthetic polymer and have a different configuration and/or composition than the cellulosic fibers. The first fibers have a length of less than 25 millimeters and a minimum transverse dimension of less than 5 microns. Also disclosed is a process for producing the first fibers and the multicomponent fibers from which they are derived.08-30-2012
20120251797CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION COATING, ARTICLE, AND METHOD - The present invention relates to a chemical vapor deposition coating, a chemical vapor deposition article, and a chemical vapor deposition method. The coating, article, and method involve thermal decomposition of dimethylsilane to achieve desired surface properties.10-04-2012
20120251794PLATE HAVING A CARBON NANOTUBE LAYER AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - The present invention provides a method for making a sheet of a carbon nanotube (CNT) layer. First, a CNT solution is provided. A substrate is also provided. The substrate is then covered by the CNT solution, and a CNT layer is formed on the substrate through vacuum filtration. The CNT layer is cleaned with an organic chemical solution, and the CNT layer is cleaned with water. Finally, water is removed from the CNT layer. Additionally, in the step of vacuum filtration, a whirlpool is created in the CNT solution.10-04-2012
20120171436PRINTABLE COATING - A primer-less coating composition for facestock comprises: a binder being a water-dispersible polymer; an ethylenically unsaturated compound which is aqueous-dispersible and miscible with or bonded to said water-dispersible polymer, wherein said ethylenically unsaturated compound is able to form a covalent bond with an ink; and a crosslinker, wherein said crosslinker is suitable for binding the coating to the facestock. The coating composition may be applied to a substrate to form a printable film. A printed film in accordance with the invention may be used in a label, for example for use on a container such as a bottle.07-05-2012
20120171435Dyes and Their Use in Ink-Jet Printing - A dye of Formula (07-05-2012
20120171434PHOTOINITIATOR COMPOSITION - A photoinitiator composition comprising a combination of aminoalkyl phenone, thioxanthone and multifunctional amino benzoate synergist for use in printing inks and coatings that are curable using UV radiation, particularly from LED lamps.07-05-2012
20120213977PROCESS FOR PARTIAL SHRINKAGE COMPENSATION IN PLASTICS MOULDINGS - The present invention relates to a process for the production of a plastics moulding, comprising (A) back-injecting a plastic film on a first side with at least one thermoplastic plastic, wherein one or more partial areas of the plastics film are not back-injected, (B) cooling the plastics moulding obtained in step A), and (C) subsequently heating at least those regions of the plastics moulding obtained in step B) that have not been back-injected again.08-23-2012
20090117349Dispersion of a water-insoluble colorant, production method thereof, recording liquid, ink set, printed article, image-forming method and image-forming apparatus using the same - A dispersion having particles of a water-insoluble colorant containing at least two kinds of pigments dispersed with a dispersing agent in a medium containing water, wherein the water-insoluble colorant has a crystalline structure, and a light-scattering intensity is 30,000 cps or less, when a peak value of absorbance in the visible light region is set to 1.05-07-2009
20110206908USE OF A PLASTIC FILM IN COLOUR LASER PRINTING - The present invention relates to the use of a plastic film as a printable medium in colour laser printing, to special plastic films for use in colour laser printing, and to their application in the production of security documents or valuable documents and plastic mouldings.08-25-2011
20120213976Support Material and Applications Thereof - In one aspect, support materials operable for use in 3D printing systems are described herein. In some embodiments, a support material comprises a wax component comprising at least one ethoxylated fatty alcohol and a viscosity modifying agent, wherein the support material is water dispersible. In some embodiments, the wax component comprises a mixture of at least one fatty alcohol and at least one ethoxylated fatty alcohol.08-23-2012
20120076994MODIFIED POLYAMIDE ACRYLATE OLIGOMERS - A liquid resin, which is the Michael addition product of an amine-terminated aminoamide thermoplastic polymer with one or more polyol ester compounds having at least one (meth)acrylate group, wherein the amine-terminated aminoamide thermoplastic polymer contains a bisphenol or novolac segment to provide increased hardness and improved flow of radiation-curable compositions incorporating such resins, methods of printing using such compositions and articles printed with such compositions.03-29-2012
20120076992METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR INCORPORATING LUMINOPHORES INTO DECORATIVE LAMINATES - A process for incorporating light emitting materials into aircraft interiors is described. The method includes selecting at least one light emitting material, incorporating the selected at least one light emitting material into one or more of a laminate coating and an extruded component, and installing the one or more of a laminate coating and extruded component into an aircraft cabin configuration.03-29-2012
20120076991SURFACE-TREATING AGENT FOR PATTERN FORMATION AND PATTERN-FORMING METHOD USING THE SURFACE-TREATING AGENT - A surface-treating agent for forming a resist pattern, includes: a compound represented by formula (1) as defined in the specification, wherein the surface-treating agent is used in a step between a formation of a first resist pattern on a first resist film and a formation of a second resist film on the first resist pattern to form a second resist pattern, and a pattern-forming method uses the surface-treating agent.03-29-2012
20090068415INK COMPOSITION, IMAGE-FORMING METHOD AND RECORDED MEDIUM - The invention provides an ink composition comprising a polymerizable compound and a metal-containing polymerizable compound and an image-forming method and a recorded medium using the same.03-12-2009
20090117351Medical Devices - Medical devices, particularly stents, suitable for drug delivery and including a porous structure and/or colors are disclosed.05-07-2009
20120177894FUNCTIONALIZATION OF SP3 HYBRIDIZED CARBON, SILICON AND/OR GERMANIUM SURFACES - The invention concerns a method for preparing a grafted material comprising the following steps: 07-12-2012
20090104414INKJET INK - An inkjet ink capable of forming a polyimide film having, for example, strong mechanical strength, is provided. The inkjet ink contains: a polyamic acid (A) having a weight-average molecular weight of 50,000-500,000; one or more of an amic acid compound (B1) and an amic acid compound (B2), in which the amic acid compound (B1) is prepared from a compound (a3) having two or more anhydride groups and a monoamine (a5), and the amic acid compound (B2) is prepared from a diamine (a4) and a compound (a6) having one anhydride group; and a solvent (C).04-23-2009
20090162620Rotomolding labels - In-mold rotomolding labels comprise a printed sheet and a “cover stock” layer that covers the printed sheet and also provides adhesion of the label to the mold prior to the rotomolding procedure. The cover stock is prepared from a high melting polyethylene and a low melting polyolefin and is characterized by having a non-homogeneous morphology in which discrete “islands” of the polyethylene are present in a continuous “sea” of the polyolefin. The cover stock melts during the rotomolding process to provide a protective cover for the label graphics.06-25-2009
20120177893CRYSTALLIZED GLASS ARTICLE HAVING PATTERNS - A crystallized glass article having patterns outwardly expressing a spotted pattern through precipitating one or more spherical crystallized glass inside a crystallized glass layer. The crystallized glass article having patterns includes a crystallized glass layer A containing at least one main crystal selected from β-wollastonite and diopside crystals, and having a thickness more than 6 mm and less than or equal to 18 mm, and one or more spherical crystallized glass precipitating inside the crystallized glass layer A; and a glass layer B provided in a manner of fusion-bonding on at least a part of at least one surface selected from one horizontal surface and lateral surfaces of the crystallized glass layer A.07-12-2012
20120177892Method for Manufacturing a Thin Film Structural System - A method for manufacturing a thin film structural system including a thin film structure includes depositing a reinforcing material in a liquid form in a predefined pattern on a thin film membrane, and transforming the reinforcing material in the predefined pattern to form a reinforcing element connected to the thin film membrane. The reinforcing material may be deposited in a melted form and solidified by cooling, may be transformed by a light or laser induced chemical reaction, or may be deposited and solidified such that the reinforcing element is at least partially embedded in the thin film membrane. The predefined pattern may redistribute loads around a damaged portion of the thin film structure, or define a hinge, a folding line, a stiffening feature. The reinforcing element may be electrically, optically or thermally conductive, to communicate with a device included in the system. The system may be a space structure.07-12-2012
20120177891METHODS OF FORMING A PATTERNED, SILICON-ENRICHED DEVELOPABLE ANTIREFLECTIVE MATERIAL AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE STRUCTURES INCLUDING THE SAME - Methods of forming a patterned, silicon-enriched developable antireflective material. One such method comprises forming a silicon-enriched developable antireflective composition. The silicon-enriched developable antireflective composition comprises a silicon-enriched polymer and a crosslinking agent. The silicon-enriched polymer and the crosslinking agent are reacted to form a silicon-enriched developable antireflective material that is insoluble and has at least one acid-sensitive moiety. A positive-tone photosensitive material, such as a positive-tone photoresist, is formed over the silicon-enriched developable antireflective material and regions thereof are exposed to radiation. The exposed regions of the positive-tone photosensitive material and underlying regions of the silicon-enriched developable antireflective material are removed. Additional methods are disclosed, as are semiconductor device structures including a silicon-enriched developable antireflective material.07-12-2012
20100272968Polyurethan Resins for Nitrocellulose Inks - A polyurethane resin which is particularly suitable for use in nitrocellulose-based printing inks for laminating packaging applications is described. The polyurethane resin provides the inks with excellent extrusion and adhesive properties, which inks are suitable for use in laminated products for packaging applications.10-28-2010
20100272967METHOD OF FORMING A PATTERN OF AN ARRAY OF SHAPES INCLUDING A BLOCKED REGION - A second photoresist having a second photosensitivity is formed on a substrate. A first photoresist having a first photosensitivity, which is greater than second photosensitivity, is formed on the second photoresist. Preferably, the first photoresist is a gray resist that becomes transparent upon exposure. At least one portion of the first photoresist is lithographically exposed employing a first reticle having a first pattern to form at least one transparent lithographically exposed resist portion, while the second photoresist remains intact. The second photoresist is lithographically exposed employing a second reticle including a second pattern to form a plurality of lithographically exposed shapes in the second photoresist. The plurality of lithographically exposed shapes have a composite pattern which is the derived from the second pattern by limiting the second pattern only within the area of the at least one transparent lithographically exposed resist pattern.10-28-2010
20090246483MATTE RESIN FILM - A matte resin film comprising a resin film substrate and a matte layer formed on at least one surface of the substrate, wherein a 60 degree specular gloss Gs on the surface of the matte layer is 5% to 100%, a haze H satisfies the equation: H(%)<1400/Gs(%), and a 85 degree specular gloss Gs′ on the surface of the matte layer is smaller than Gs, which exhibits an excellent matte effect even when a pattern is viewed at any viewing angle.10-01-2009
20090110887Lithographic Printing Plate Precursor - An object of the present invention is to provide a lithographic printing plate precursor which is less apt to suffer from contamination by ablation in forming an image and having an excellent printing performance through image formation. A lithographic printing plate precursor comprises a base material (I), a photosensitive layer (II) containing a light/heat conversion agent on the base material (I), and a layer (III) covering the photosensitive layer (II), wherein the layer (III) covering the photosensitive layer contains both a water-soluble polymer and a hydrophobic polymer, and contains substantially no light/heat conversion agent is provided. The layer (III) covering the photosensitive layer is preferred to contain the water-soluble polymer and the hydrophobic polymer in a proportion of from 10:90 to 90:10 by mass.04-30-2009
20100009140LITHOGRAPHIC METHOD FOR WIRING A SIDE SURFACE OF A SUBSTRATE - In a lithographic proximity method for wiring an end or internal side surface of a substrate the required exposure of strips (01-14-2010
20100009138CURABLE COMPOSITION FOR IMPRINTS, PATTERNING METHOD AND PATTERN - A curable composition for imprints, comprising a polymerizable monomer (Ax) represented by the following formula:01-14-2010
20100009135DECORATED SHEET - A decorative sheet contains a substrate having thereon at least a pattern layer, a homogeneous and uniform first surface protective layer covering the whole surface, and a second surface protective layer provided partly on the first surface protective layer, the first surface protective layer and the second surface protective layer each contain a curable resin composition having been crosslinked and cured, the first surface protective layer contains a matte agent, the second surface protective layer contains synthetic resin beads having an average particle diameter of from 10 to 30 μm, the synthetic resin beads protrude above a resin layer constituting the second surface protective layer, a region of the second surface protective layer and a region of the first surface protective layer exposed on the outermost surface have a difference in glaze, and the difference in glaze is conformed to a pattern of the pattern layer.01-14-2010
20100009134BEAM ABLATION LITHOGRAPHY - Provided are beam ablation lithography methods capable of removing and manipulating material at the nanoscale. Also provided are nanoscale devices, nanogap field effect transistors, nano-wires, nano-crystals and artificial atoms made using the disclosed methods.01-14-2010
20100009133Boundary configurations for multi-material print-forming - A print-forming method is disclosed which provides a method to engineer and design boundaries between the materials used in devices. The boundary includes primarily a first material on one side and primarily a second material on the other side. At least some of the second material is located on the first material side of the boundary and at least some of the first material is located on the second material side of the boundary in a precise pattern that achieve the objectives of the design. This approach is then extended to 3-dimensional shapes with any number of materials. Material properties that differ from each other thus do not exhibit an abrupt transition within the overall structure, but rather are accommodated within the boundary region. Various different exemplary boundary region configurations are disclosed, as well as techniques for optimizing this print-forming manufacturing within boundary regions.01-14-2010
20100009132SELF-SEGREGATING MULTILAYER IMAGING STACK WITH BUILT-IN ANTIREFLECTIVE PROPERTIES - A coating process comprises forming a patterned material layer on a substrate using a self-segregating polymeric composition comprising a polymeric photoresistive material and an antireflective coating material. The polymeric photoresistive material and the antireflective coating material that make up the self segregating composition are contained in a single solution. When depositing this solution on a substrate and removing the solvent, the two materials self-segregate into two layers. The substrate can comprise one of a ceramic, dielectric, metal, or semiconductor material and in some instances a material such as a BARC material that is not from the self segregating composition. The composition may also contain a radiation-sensitive acid generator and a base quencher. This produces a coated substrate having a uniaxial bilayer coating oriented in a direction orthogonal to the substrate with a top photoresistive coating layer and a bottom antireflective coating layer. The process may also include optionally coating a top coat material on the coated substrate. Pattern-wise exposing the coated substrate to imaging radiation and contacting the coated substrate with a developer, produces the patterned material layer wherein the optional top coat material and a portion of the photoresist layer are simultaneously removed from the coated substrate, thereby forming a patterned photoresist layer on the substrate. Alternatively, the optional top coat material, a portion of the photoresist layer and a portion of the bottom antireflective layers are simultaneously removed from the coated substrate by the developer, thereby forming a patterned photoresist layer on the substrate.01-14-2010
20100009131MULTI-EXPOSURE LITHOGRAPHY EMPLOYING A SINGLE ANTI-REFLECTIVE COATING LAYER - A first photoresist is applied over an optically dense layer and lithographically patterned to form an array of first photoresist portions having a pitch near twice a minimum feature size. The pattern in the first photoresist portions, or a first pattern, is transferred into the ARC layer and partly into the optically dense layer. A second photoresist is applied and patterned into another array having a pitch near twice the minimum feature size and interlaced with the first pattern. The pattern in the second photoresist, or a second pattern, is transferred through the ARC portions and partly into the optically dense layer. The ARC portions are patterned with a composite pattern including the first pattern and the second pattern. The composite pattern is transferred through the optically dense layer and into the underlayer to form a sublithographic pattern in the underlayer.01-14-2010
20100009130ON-PRESS DEVELOPABLE IMAGEABLE ELEMENTS - A negative-working imageable element has an imageable layer and a topcoat layer that contains a composition that will change color upon exposure to imaging infrared radiation. The imageable element can be imaged and developed on-press to provide images with improved contrast for print-out.01-14-2010
20100009137COMPOSITION FOR IMPRINTS, PATTERN AND PATTERNING METHOD - A lubricant-containing composition for imprints comprising a polymerizable monomer and a photopolymerization initiator in combination or a resin component is excellent in patternability and mold releasability. The composition can form a pattern having a small line edge roughness after etching.01-14-2010
20100009136INK SET, INK JET RECORDING METHOD, RECORDED MATTER, AND INK JET RECORDING APPARATUS - An ink set includes an oil-based ink composition containing a metallic pigment; and at least one oil-based ink composition selected from the group consisting of a chromatic color ink composition containing a chromatic color oil dye, a black ink composition containing a black oil dye, and a colorless and transparent ink composition that does not contain a colorant.01-14-2010
20090068418Display panel, method for producing the same and composition of ink used by the method for producing the same - A display panel has a resin substrate and a printed layer formed on at least a part of the resin substrate through inkjet printing. The printed layer is formed from cured products of UV-curable inks each containing UV-curable monomers which are polymerized and cured by UV irradiation, and the printed layer has at least two such cured products having different pencil hardness values.03-12-2009
20100285281MICROSTRUCTURED IMAGE OVERCOAT LAYER FOR IMPROVED IMAGE UNIFORMITY APPLIED WITH BLANKET OVERCOATER AND FUNCTIONAL EMBOSSING ROLLER - In accordance with various embodiments, there are printing apparatuses and methods of enhancing an image quality on a media. The method of enhancing an image quality on a media can include providing an ink-based halftone image on a media, wherein the halftone image can include an amount of noise. The method can also include depositing a transparent overcoat layer at least over the halftone image, wherein the transparent overcoat layer can include a major amount of cross-linkable resin and a minor amount of a photoinitiator. The method can further include embossing the transparent overcoat layer to form an embossed micro-structured overcoat layer and curing the embossed micro-structured overcoat layer to form the micro-structured overcoat layer, such that the micro-structured overcoat layer reduces the amount of noise.11-11-2010
20120219765Ink composition for inkjet printing on substrate material comprising polyvinyl chloride - There is disclosed an ink composition and a method of printing and using ink on substrate material comprising polyvinyl chloride with thermal inkjet, drop on demand piezo inkjet, or continuous inkjet by depositing ink comprising vinyl-penetrating solvent, colorant and non-aqueous carrier solvent, the ink being free from polymerizable resins and binders.08-30-2012
20090061170ANISOTROPIC FILM AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ANISOTROPIC FILM - An anisotropic film is disclosed in which a line-shaped nanostructure is disposed inside a resin film. Also disclosed is a method of producing an anisotropic film that includes: forming a metal nanostructure on a substrate, forming a resin film that embeds the metal nanostructure, and detaching the resin film from the substrate, wherein the step of forming the metal nanostructure on the substrate includes: at least, forming a coating film on the surface of a template provided on the substrate, the coating film including a metal layer formed by electroless plating; and removing a portion or all of the template while retaining a portion or all of the coating film, or removing a portion of the coating film. Also disclosed is an anisotropic film produced using the method of producing an anisotropic film.03-05-2009
20090061167INKJET INK COMPOSITION FOR COLOR FILTER, PRODUCTION METHOD FOR COLOR FILTER, AND COLOR FILTER - An ink-jet composition for a color filter excellent in storage stability, straightness and sustainability at the time of ejection from a head, wherein a cured layer thereof is excellent in heat resistance, adhesive property, and solvent resistance. The ink-jet ink composition for a color filter is a specific epoxy group-containing polymer (A), a specific epoxy group-containing compound (B) having two or more specific epoxy groups and a polycarboxlic acid derivative (C) in which specific carboxylic acid (cl) having alicyclic hydrocarbon is rendered latent by vinyl ether (c2), wherein the equivalence ratio of carboxyl groups rendered latent by the polycarbonoxylic acid derivative (C) to the total epoxy groups contained in the epoxy-group containing polymer (A) and the epoxy-group containing compound (B) is in the range from 0.7 to 1.1.03-05-2009
20100291356ZIRCONIA-BASED COLOR SHELL STRUCTURE OF ELECTRONIC PRODUCT - A zirconia-based color shell structure includes a primer shell made of zirconia subjected to primary firing at a high temperature and a color layer formed by applying glaze(s) to the surface of the fired primer shell and subjecting the glaze(s) to secondary firing to provide a color glazed coating on the surface of the zirconia shell.11-18-2010
20100291359Coloring composition, method for production thereof, and coloring method - The present invention provides an image-recording/pixel-forming coloring composition containing a phthalocyanine type colorant having at least one group selected from alkyl and alkyloxy groups (alkylphthalocyanine type colorant). According to the present invention, there can also be provided a coloring composition containing a phthalocyanine type colorant capable of exhibiting excellent properties when used as an image-recording coloring composition or pixel-forming coloring composition, production processes of the phthalocyanine type colorants, a coloring method, and the like.11-18-2010
20100291357HYDROGELS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING AND USING THE SAME - The present invention relates to hydrogels and methods for producing and using the same. In particular, some embodiments of the invention relate to hydrogels and methods for patterning the same.11-18-2010
20100291360Anthrapyridone Compound Or A Salt Thereof, Magenta Ink Composition Containing The Anthrapyridone Compound and Colored Product - The present invention relates to a novel anthrapyridone compound represented by the following formula (1) or a salt thereof:11-18-2010
20100291354Laminate for Laser Marking - The object of the present invention is to provide a laminate for laser marking which is useful for forming displays or indications, for example, on the surface of sheet-like molded products made of thermoplastic resins, by suitably employing thermoplastic polymer resins for laser marking, and whose slipping property on the production process can be improved and whose blocking problem at the storage in the stacked condition can be solved. In an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a laminate for laser marking comprising a layer (A) and a layer (B) laminated on at least one side of layer (A), which layer (A) comprises a white or black coloring laser-marking thermoplastic resin, which layer (B) comprises a transparent thermoplastic resin and has a light transmittance of not less than 70% in the single layer, and the transparent thermoplastic resin in the layer (B) being subjected to anti-blocking treatment.11-18-2010
20120225259FLAT BACK PLATE - The present invention refers to a flat back plate, e.g. for MEMS capacitors e.g. for MEMS microphones. For that the back plate comprises a tensile element that exerts a horizontal tensile stress on its environment.09-06-2012
20120225261WEB SUBSTRATES HAVING WIDE COLOR GAMUT INDICIA PRINTED THEREON - A web substrate having indicia with L*a*b* color values disposed thereon is disclosed. The indicia disposed upon the web substrate are defined by CIELab coordinate values disposed inside the boundary described by the MacAdam 3-D gamut and CIELab coordinate values disposed outside the boundary described by the Kien 3-D gamut.09-06-2012
20120189827 NAPKIN - A napkin is disclosed. On a first surface if the napkin first and second adhesive portions are adhered so that they are brought into engagement with each other when the sheet is folded in half along a first fold. The adhesive is of a type that will allow the first and second adhesive portions to separate and allow the sheet to be adhered to an object such as clothing.07-26-2012
20120189826STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A structure for which the electrical reliability is improved is provided. A structure in accordance with one embodiment includes an inorganic insulating layer including amorphous silicon oxide and having an elastic modulus which is 45 GPa or less. A method for manufacturing a structure in accordance with one embodiment includes applying an inorganic insulating sol including inorganic insulating particles composed of amorphous silicon oxide, and forming an inorganic insulating layer including amorphous silicon oxide and having an elastic modulus which is 45 GPa or less by heating the inorganic insulating particles at a temperature lower than a crystallization onset temperature of silicon oxide to each other.07-26-2012
20120082826Gradient Coatings with Biopolymer-resistant domains - A medical device or analytical device comprising a fluid-impervious surface comprising a base surface, at least one distinct region of the base surface covered by a mixed monolayer film, the mixed monolayer film comprising a species having a functional group Ml and a species having a functional group M2 where M1 and M2 have different surface energies, the mixed monolayer forming a surface energy gradient wherein at least one of the species used to form the monolayer on the surface comprises a biopolymer-resistant domain.04-05-2012
20120082825METHODS OF WET ETCHING A SELF-ASSEMBLED MONOLAYER PATTERNED SUBSTRATE AND METAL PATTERNED ARTICLES - Method of patterning a substrate are described including a method of providing a substrate comprising a metalized surface having a self-assembled monolayer patterned region and unpatterned region; and wet etching the metalized surface in a liquid etchant agitated with bubbling gas to remove metal from the unpatterned regions to form a metal pattern. Also described are metal patterned article including an article comprising a substrate and an etched microcontact printed metal pattern disposed on the substrate wherein the pattern has a thickness of at least 100 nanometers and a pattern feature uniformity of at least 50% for an area of at least 25 cm04-05-2012
20120082824Thermal Poly Rubber (TPR) Layered Toy - A Thermal Poly Rubber (TPR) toy which is produced from a TPR base toy over which one or more diecut polymer and/or TPR layers are provided so as to produce a TPR toy having a more vibrant appearance, and a textured feel and appearance. The TPR toy reduces or eliminates the need for subsequent printing on the surface of the TPR toy.04-05-2012
20120189825SOLVENT BORNE POLYURETHANE PROCESS - A process for obtaining a solvent borne polyurethane composition comprising preparing an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer A;07-26-2012
20120189823PROTECTIVE FILM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME - The problems in accordance with the present invention are: to provide a DLC film, wherein a protective film having a segmented shape is easily formed, quality control of the protective film is improved, segmented shapes with a high degree of freedom (that are complicated) are possible, and the application of the DLC film is possible not only to two-dimensional shapes but also to three-dimensional shapes; and to provide a method for forming the DLC film. As solutions to the problems, there are provided a protective film and a method for producing the protective film, characterized by, when forming on a substrate the protective film having a segmented shape formed by depositing a film so that the film is formed divided into segments, masking the substrate using a drawing material so that segments having predetermined shapes are obtained, thereafter depositing the protective film, and then removing the masked part to form a spacing between segments.07-26-2012
20120189822RADIATION-CURABLE INK FOR INK JET RECORDING, RECORD MADE USING THE SAME, AND INK JET RECORDING METHOD USING THE SAME - A radiation-curable ink for ink jet recording contains N-vinylcaprolactam. The N-vinylcaprolactam content is in a range of 5% by mass to 20% by mass, inclusive, relative to the total mass of the ink. The ink is for the purpose of making a marking on a recording medium, and the recording medium is a package substrate or a semiconductor substrate. The ink is applied to the package substrate or the semiconductor substrate, exposed to radiation, and then subjected to a heat treatment at a temperature in a range of 150° C. to 200° C., inclusive.07-26-2012
20120189821OBJECT STRUCTURE HAVING PATTERNS OF REFRACTIVE VEINS THEREON - An object structure having patterns of refractive veins thereon is provided, in which a heat insulated base plate capable of combining with object major body is provided, then a first base layer, a soft material layer, an aluminum film layer, and a second base layer being respectively build-up in this order thereon. Further, embossing process is conducted on the second base layer and then a pattern layer is printed thereon. In turn, a protection layer is overlaid on the pattern layer for protecting the colors thereof. Configuring like this, the heat insulated base plate having pattern design thereon can be combined integrally with the object major body by injection molding process, and pattern integrity can be ensured during injection molding by means of the heat-blocking effect obtained from the heat insulated base plate.07-26-2012
20100260979Adhesive sheet and transfer tool - The adhesive sheet according to the present invention includes a sheet body, and a geometry adhesive portion forming geometry of a letter or a figure by aggregating and arranging adhesive dots different in dot diameter, which are intermittently applied onto the sheet body. Moreover, the adhesive sheet includes a background adhesive portion made of the adhesive dots intermittently arranged around the geometry adhesive portion.10-14-2010
20090017273PIGMENT DISPERSION LIQUID, CURABLE COMPOSITION, COLOR FILTER PRODUCED USING THE SAME, AND SOLID STATE IMAGING DEVICE - The present invention provides a pigment dispersion liquid including a pigment, a compound having a cyclic urea structure and having an acid group or a basic group, a dispersant, and a solvent. The pigment may be a pigment having a urea structure or an imide structure. The pigment may also be a pigment having a barbituric skeleton.01-15-2009
20090017272Low 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.01-15-2009
20090017271Densely packed sensor arrays - A system and method for recognition of images may include the use of alignment markers. The image recognized may be a pattern from an array, a character, a number, a shape, and/or irregular shapes. The pattern may be formed by elements in an array such as an identification marking and/or a sensor array. More particularly, the system and method relate to discriminating between images by accounting for the orientation of the image. The size and/or location of alignment markers may provide information about the orientation of an image. Information about the orientation of an image may reduce false recognitions. The system and method of image recognition may be used with identification markings, biosensors, micro-fluidic arrays, and/or optical character recognition systems.01-15-2009
20110123784WATER-SOLUBLE NEAR-INFRARED ABSORBING COLORING MATTERS AND AQUEOUS INKS CONTAINING SAME - Coloring matters represented by general formula (1) or salts thereof are simply provided at a low cost as water-soluble coloring matters which exhibit absorption in the near-infrared region. Further, aqueous ink compositions which contain the coloring matters and have excellent storage stability are also provided. In general formula (1), Nc is optionally substituted naphthalocyanine; M is a metal oxide or the like; R05-26-2011
20110123783MULTILAYER BUILD PROCESSSES AND DEVICES THEREOF - A process to form devices may include forming a seed layer on and/or over a substrate, modifying a seed layer selectively, forming an image-wise mold layer on and/or over a substrate and/or electrodepositing a first material on and/or over an exposed conductive area. A process may include selectively applying a temporary patterned passivation layer on a conductive substrate, selectively forming an image-wise mold layer on and/or over a substrate, forming a first material on and/or over at least one of the exposed conductive areas and/or removing a temporary patterned passivation layer. A process may include forming a sacrificial image-wise mold layer on a substrate layer, selectively placing one or more first materials in one or more exposed portions of a substrate layer, forming one or more second materials on and/or over a substrate layer and/or removing a portion of a sacrificial image-wise mold layer.05-26-2011
20110123782RECYCLABLE COATED BANNER SUBSTRATE - Disclosed is a recyclable coated banner substrate comprising (1) a composition comprising (a) copolymers of ethylene and maleic anhydride or its functional equivalents and (b) ethylene copolymers with polar comonomers such as ethylene/vinyl acetate copolymers, ethylene/alkyl (meth)acrylate copolymers and ethylene/(meth)acrylate/carbon monoxide terpolymers, and (2) a planar polyolefin banner substrate wherein the composition is affixed to at least one side of the planar polyolefin banner substrate.05-26-2011
20090035533ALTERNATIVE PHTHALOCYANINE DYES SUITABLE FOR USE IN OFFSET INKS - A phthalocyanine salt suitable for formulation in a solvent-based or oil-based ink vehicle is disclosed. The phthalocyanine comprises one or more sulfonate groups and a counterion of at least one sulfonate group is an ammonium cation comprising at least 15 carbon atoms. Ammonium salts of sulfonated gallium naphthalocyanines exemplify such phthalocyanine salts.02-05-2009
20080299354THERMOPLASTIC SHEET WITH METALLIC HOT STAMP FILM, APPARATUS, AND METHOD - A laminate thermoplastic sheet, and an apparatus and a method of making the sheet are disclosed. The laminate sheet includes a cap layer and a substrate layer bonded together. The cap layer is adapted to provide a corrosion, scratch, and smudge resistant decorative metallic finish to the laminate sheet. The apparatus and the method of producing the sheet includes extruding the substrate layer; feeding a sheet film material for the cap layer in substantial alignment with the substrate layer; providing a machine that compresses the two layers together and facilitates the formation of a bond therebetween to form a laminate thereof; inspecting the laminate for a sufficiency of the bond between the two layers; and cutting the laminate into a plurality of individual panels.12-04-2008
20080299355REINFORCED THERMOPLASTIC RESIN COMPOSITION AND MOLDED PRODUCTS THEREOF - The present invention relates to a reinforced thermoplastic resin composition comprising at least an amorphous thermoplastic resin (A), a flame retardant (B), fibrous calcium silicate (C) and an inorganic material (D) comprising talc and/or mica, 12-04-2008
20080299353Methods and compositions for forming patterns with isolated or discrete features using block copolymer materials - Methods of directing the self assembly of block copolymers on chemically patterned surfaces to pattern discrete or isolated features needed for applications including patterning integrated circuit layouts are described. According to various embodiments, these features include lines, t-junctions, bends, spots and jogs. In certain embodiments a uniform field surrounds the discrete feature or features. In certain embodiments, a layer contains two or more distinct regions, the regions differing in one or more of type of feature, size, and/or pitch. An example is an isolated spot at one area of the substrate, and a t-junction at another area of the substrate. These features or regions of features may be separated by unpatterned or uniform fields, or may be adjacent to one another. Applications include masks for nanoscale pattern transfer as well as the fabrication of integrated circuit device structures.12-04-2008
20120263925SOLVENT BORNE POLYURETHANE COMPOSITION - A solvent borne polyurethane composition with a polymodal molecular weight distribution comprising: i) 10 to 90 wt % of at least a polyurethane A with a Mw in the range of from 4,000 up to 25,000 g/mol, ii) 90 to 10 wt % of at least a polyurethane B with a Mw in the range of from 25,000 to 100,000 g/mol and iii) a liquid medium.10-18-2012
20120328849LAMINATION PROCESS OPTIMIZATION UTILIZING NEOPENTYL GLYCOL-MODIFIED POLYESTERS - Thermoplastic articles made from polyesters modified by neopentyl glycol laminate more quickly than cyclohexanedimethanol-modified versions yet retain the properties that make modified polyesters the material of choice in this market—water-like color and clarity, high impact strength, low lamination temperature and low flammability. For situations where a faster cycle time is not needed, articles laminated with neopentyl glycol-modified polyesters can alternatively be manufactured at lower temperatures.12-27-2012
20110039077Stain-Resistant Overcoat - Stain-resistant, overcoat formulations for porous print media and having a viscosity of less than 20 cP comprise at least one (a) low-surface-energy fluoropolymer, and (b) film-forming binder resin.02-17-2011
20110045254METHOD FOR PRODUCING A DECORATED PROFILE BODY - The invention relates to a method for producing a decorated profile body, comprising the steps: preparing a substrate; applying a decoration base; and applying a decoration finish covering the decoration base at least in segments, wherein the decoration base and the decoration finish together form a decoration of the profile body. In order to prevent a metameric effect from occurring during appropriate use of the profile body, according to the invention, the decoration base comprises a color structure from an expanded color space relative to the decoration finish, wherein the color structure of the decoration base is selected such that substantially no metameric effect occurs between the decoration of the profile body and a reference decoration similar thereto, preferably identical thereto.02-24-2011
20110045253CONTROL OF PROPERTIES OF PRINTED ELECTRODES IN AT LEAST TWO DIMENSIONS - A method including printing a layer of an electrode on a substrate is described. Printing the layer may include ejecting a first coating composition and a second coating composition from a nozzle. The first coating composition may comprise at least a first coating material and the second coating composition may comprise at least a second coating material. The first coating composition and the second coating composition are introduced over the substrate. An electrode comprising a layer printed on a substrate wherein the layer comprises a first coating material and a second coating material is also described.02-24-2011
20110045252WEB MATERIALS COMPRISING BROWN INK - Web materials having brown ink in their print images and methods for making same are provided.02-24-2011
20120321862MATTING ACTIVATOR FOR HYDRAULIC TRANSFER FILM, HYDRAULIC TRANSFER METHOD, AND HYDRAULIC TRANSFER PRODUCT - There is provided a matting activator for water pressure transfer film adapted to impart the maximum matting effect to a decoration obtained by water pressure transfer with a matting agent added to the activator. To an ultraviolet ray hardening resin composite, the main component of the activator are added a matting agent and a resin bead gathering agent. The ultraviolet ray hardening resin composite includes a photo-polymerization monomer including a photo-polymerization component having at least photo-polymerization monomer and a photo-polymerization initiator, the matting agent comprises resin beads, the resin bead gathering agent comprises particulate silica, the weight ratio of the blend of the resin beads relative to the ultraviolet ray hardening resin composite is 0.01-0.3 and the weight ratio of blend of the resin bead gathering agent relative to the resin beads is adjusted in 0.05-1.5 according to the weight ratio of blend of the resin bead.12-20-2012
20120270019METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A PARTIALLY COATED CARRIER STRUCTURE - A method is provided for manufacturing a partially coated carrier structure including a carrier tape coated by a coating. A protective film is applied to at least a portion of the coating, the coating is partially removed from the carrier tape, and the protective film is removed from the coating. A device for manufacturing a partially coated carrier structure by a method of this type includes a first conveying facility for conveying a carrier tape coated by a coating, an application facility for application of a protective film to at least a portion of the coating, and at least one tool that can be used to partially remove the coating from the carrier tape.10-25-2012
20120321863Process for preparing encapsulated solid particles - A process for preparing a dispersion of encapsulated solid particles in a liquid medium comprising: 12-20-2012
20120321861RESIN COMPOSITION FOR PROTECTIVE LAYER TRANSFER SHEETS - The present invention relates to a resin composition for protective layer transfer sheets which includes a polyester resin produced by polycondensing a polyhydric alcohol component containing a hydrogenated bisphenol A in an amount of 30 mol % or more and a polycarboxylic acid component containing a benzenedicarboxylic acid in an amount of 50 mol % or more.12-20-2012
20120321864Metallic Nanofiber Ink, Substantially Transparent Conductor, and Fabrication Method - An exemplary printable composition comprises a liquid or gel suspension of a plurality of metallic nanofibers or nanowires; a first solvent; and a viscosity modifier, resin, or binder. In various embodiments, the metallic nanofibers are between about 10 microns to about 100 microns in length, are between about 10 nm to about 120 nm in diameter, and are typically functionalized with a coating or partial coating of polyvinyl pyrrolidone or a similar compound. An exemplary metallic nanofiber ink which can be printed to produce a substantially transparent conductor comprises a plurality of metallic nanofibers; one or more solvents such as 1-butanol, ethanol, 1-pentanol, n-methylpyrrolidone, cyclohexanone, cyclopentanone, 1-hexanol, acetic acid, cyclohexanol, or mixtures thereof; and a viscosity modifier, resin, or binder such as polyvinyl pyrrolidone or a polyimide, for example.12-20-2012
20110236650ACTIVE RADIATION CURABLE INK COMPOSITION FOR INKJET RECORDING, PRINTED MATTER, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING PRINTED MATTER, MOLDED ARTICLE OF PRINTED MATTER, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING MOLDED ARTICLE OF PRINTED MATTER - The present invention provides an active radiation curable ink composition for inkjet recording, the active radiation curable ink composition including: (A) a polymer containing a repeating unit having a radically polymerizable group and having a bicyclo ring structure or a tricyclo ring structure at a site forming a part of a main chain thereof, (B) a photopolymerization initiator, and (C) a radically polymerizable compound having a structure different from that of the (A) radical polymer.09-29-2011
20100233449METHOD OF FORMING RESIST PATTERN - The present invention relates to a method of forming a resist pattern for obtaining an electronic device in which a development defect is eliminated, and aims at providing a process that is simple and low-cost, and can impart a high hydrophobicity capable of high-speed scan. It relates to a method of forming a resist pattern including the steps of: providing immersion exposure to a resist film; solubilizing the resist film subjected to the immersion exposure in an alkaline developer; developing the resist film solubilized in the alkaline developer by alkali immersion; and performing a deionized water rinse treatment on the developed resist film in this order, wherein the step of solubilization in the alkaline developer is performed by exposing the resist film subjected to the immersion exposure to ozone gas without irradiating ultraviolet rays (hereinafter, sometimes referred to as ozone treatment).09-16-2010
20100233447LASER-SENSITIVE COATING FORMULATIONS - The present invention provides polymeric particles comprising a polymeric matrix comprising one or more water-insoluble polymers and a laser-sensitive system encapsulated in the polymeric matrix. It also provides a process for the preparation of the polymeric particles, a composition comprising the polymeric particles, a process for the preparation of this composition, a process for forming a laser-sensitive coating layer on a substrate using this composition, a coated substrate obtainable by the coating process, a process for preparing a marked substrate and a marked substrate obtainable by the marking process.09-16-2010
20100233446ACTINIC ENERGY RADIATION CURABLE INK-JET INK, INK-JET RECORDING METHOD, AND PRINTED MATTER - The present invention provides an actinic energy radiation curable ink-jet ink exhibiting excellent ink storage stability, nozzle ink repellency, and ejection stability, and also exhibiting excellent curability, anti-abrasion properties, solvent resistance, flexibility, weather resistance, and substrate adhesion properties even under various ambience factors and irradiation conditions, as well as an ink-jet recording method and printed matter using the same. In an actinic energy radiation curable ink-jet ink containing a cationically polymerizable compound and a photo-cationic polymerization initiator, an actinic energy radiation curable ink-jet ink wherein a cationically polymerizable compound having a vinyl ether group as a reactive group is contained at 50.0% by mass or more and the halogen ion content is 1.0 μg/g of the ink-100 μg/g of the ink.09-16-2010
20100233445NEGATIVE-WORKING IMAGEABLE ELEMENTS WITH OVERCOAT - Negative-working imageable element can be used to provide lithographic printing plates. The imageable element has a suitable radiation-sensitive imageable layer and a water-soluble overcoat disposed on the imageable layer. This overcoat comprises at least one poly(vinyl alcohol) having a saponification degree of at least 90%, an alkoxylation product of an alkanol, and either a 2-sulfonato succinic acid dialkylester or an alkoxylation product of a 1,4-butanediol.09-16-2010
20100233444Composition,article, its manufacture and use - A composition comprising a polymer which contains hydroxyl groups, the composition being suitable as a coating for an IR-imagable lithographic precursor, the composition comprising one or more agent(s) which: a) absorbs IR radiation of wavelength greater than 800 nm and consequently generates heat; b) functions as an insolubiliser which inhibits dissolution of non-imaged regions of the coating in a developer but permits dissolution of imaged regions during development; and c) improves the inhibition to dissolution of the non-imaged regions and/or the dissolution of the imaged regions so as to improve the dissolution contrast ratio (DCR) of the non-imaged/imaged regions; wherein the agent which performs function c) comprises a moiety which has hydrophobic and ionic character. Such a composition can show excellent selectivity as regards dissolution rates in developer, as between the imaged and non-imaged areas, whilst the energy needed to achieve this differentiation (or “operating speed”) is not comprised.09-16-2010
20100233443ACID DYES - Compounds of the general formula (I)09-16-2010
20100233442Polyolefine Tarpaulin Composition and Preparing Method Thereof - The present invention relates to a polyolefine tarpaulin composition and preparing method thereof (thermo-plastic polyolefin based tarpaulin and preparing process thereof), wherein the tarpaulin for photographic printing of the present invention provides a reinforced structure with united strength in the outside of tarpaulin, which represents a superior processing property that a photographic print sheet maybe easily coupled to the outside of the tarpaulin.09-16-2010
20120276344METHOD OF MAKING A PATTERNED DRIED POLYMER AND A PATTERNED DRIED POLYMER - A method of making a patterned dried polymer from a polymer solution or polymer dispersion, the method comprising the step of placing a mask above the polymer solution/dispersion so that there are exposed areas of polymer solution/dispersion and unexposed areas of polymer solution/dispersion, and irradiating the masked polymer solution/dispersion with infrared radiation.11-01-2012
20120276346SELF-ASSEMBLY OF BLOCK COPOLYMERS ON TOPOGRAPHICALLY PATTERNED POLYMERIC SUBSTRATES - Highly-ordered block copolymer films are prepared by a method that includes forming a polymeric replica of a topographically patterned crystalline surface, forming a block copolymer film on the topographically patterned surface of the polymeric replica, and annealing the block copolymer film. The resulting structures can be used in a variety of different applications, including the fabrication of high density data storage media. The ability to use flexible polymers to form the polymeric replica facilitates industrial-scale processes utilizing the highly-ordered block copolymer films.11-01-2012
20110274895METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING OPTICAL DISC MASTER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING OPTICAL DISC - An optical disc master having a resist layer composed of a resist material including an incomplete oxide of a transition metal on a substrate, the oxygen content of the incomplete oxide being smaller than the oxygen content of the stoichiometric composition corresponding to a valence of the transition metal, wherein, (a) the resist layer selectively exposed, according to a recording signal pattern, to a light beam with an irradiation power that is less than an irradiation threshold power at which exposure of the resist starts, and (b) the resist layer is formed into a predetermined irregular pattern.11-10-2011
20110274894Durable In-Mold Decoration Laminates Using Semi-Crystalline Polymer as Top Film - This specification discloses durable In-Mold Decoration (IMD) laminates made by using semi-crystalline polymers as top films. The crystalline structure or content of the semi-crystalline polymer can be optimized with a post process treatment process, which leads to improved chemical resistance and scratch resistance. The post process treatment can be conducted after the making of the film, during the in-mold processing of the laminate or after the in-mold processing of the laminate. The treatment can be applied over the entire film surface or in discrete areas with the treatment depth ranging from the top surface up to the bottom surface of the film. The post process treatment can be accompanied by changes in the appearance of the top film which makes IMD products tunable in decoration luster appearance. Durable IMD laminates with 60 degree gloss value of greater than 90 and process of making such laminates are also disclosed.11-10-2011
20110274893COATING COMPOSITION FOR MARKING SUBSTRATES - Coating composition comprising a char forming compound as a first compound capable of forming a coloured substance upon exposition to energy; at least one latent activator selected from the group consisting of ammonium phosphate, ammonium polyphosphate, ammonium sulfite, ammonium thiosulfate, ammonium sulfamate and ammonium sulfate; and a second compound capable of forming a coloured substance upon exposition to energy selected from the group consisting of colour formers, oxygen containing transition metal compounds, and metal-chelate-type colour forming systems; a coating composition comprising a char forming compound as a first compound capable of forming a coloured substance upon exposition to energy, and a second compound capable of forming a coloured substance upon exposition to energy selected from the group consisting of colour formers and metal-chelate-type colour forming systems; a process for the preparation of these compositions, substrates coated with these compositions and a process for their preparation, a process for preparing marked substrates using these compositions and marked substrates obtainable by the latter process.11-10-2011
20110274892BIAXIALLY ORIENTED BIO-BASED POLYOLEFIN FILMS AND LAMINATES - A laminate film including at least one bio-based polyolefin layer including at least 53 pMC of radiocarbon (11-10-2011
20110274891COATING AND PRODUCTION THEREOF BY INKJET PRINTING METHODS - The present invention relates to coatings and to a method for surface finishing, in particular for producing durable and stable surface coatings using ink jet printing methods. The coating according to the invention comprises a first layer, which can be produced from one or more ink jet-capable inks, and a second layer, which can be produced from one or more top coats, wherein at least the first layer is applied using an ink jet print head.11-10-2011
20120328851MASK UNIT - A mask unit includes: a unit mask having a plurality of patterned areas arranged along a length direction of the unit mask and a dummy area disposed between two of the plurality of patterned areas; a mask frame coupled to lateral ends of the unit mask in the length direction of the unit mask to apply a tension force to the unit mask along the length direction of the unit mask; and a cross-tension member coupled to the dummy area of the unit mask and extending in a direction crossing the length direction of the unit mask to apply a tension force to the unit mask in the direction crossing the length direction of the unit mask.12-27-2012
20120328855LAMINATE - A laminate excellent in terms of surface hardness, impact resistance, punchability, and yellowing deterioration resistance and suitable for use as display covers and building materials is provided. A laminate characterized by laminating a layer of a polycarbonate resin which contains a structural unit derived from a dihydroxy compound having, as part of the structure thereof, a site represented by the following formula (1) (layer A) to a layer of an aromatic polycarbonate resin (layer B).12-27-2012
20120328854INKJET RECORDING INK SET, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, AND RECORDED MATTER - An inkjet recording ink set including a black ink and color inks, wherein the black ink and the color inks each contain at least a dye, a water-soluble solvent and water and each have a viscosity of 5 mPa-s to 20 mPa-s at 25° C., and wherein the respective color inks each satisfy a mass ratio relationship of S/W≧1, and the black ink satisfies a mass ratio relationship of S/W<1, where S denotes an amount of the water-soluble solvent contained in the respective inks, and W denotes an amount of the water contained in the respective inks.12-27-2012
20120328853INKJET RECORDING INK SET, INKJET RECORDING METHOD AND RECORDED MATTER - An inkjet recording ink set including: a black ink; and color inks composed of a cyan ink, a magenta ink and a yellow ink, wherein the black ink contains a water-soluble solvent, a surfactant, water, and colored polymer emulsion particles obtained by dispersing, in water, carbon black coated with a vinyl polymer or a polyester polymer, wherein the cyan ink, the magenta ink and the yellow ink each contain a corresponding color dye, a water-soluble solvent, and water, and wherein an amount S of the water-soluble solvent contained in each color ink occupies 40% by mass or more of a total amount of each color ink, a ratio (S/W) of the amount S of the water-soluble solvent to an amount W of the water contained in each color ink is in the range of 0.7 to 1.6, and each color ink does not have a flash point.12-27-2012
20120328852SUBSTRATE WITH A MODIFIED LIQUID CRYSTAL POLYMER MARKING - The present invention relates to a marking on an item or substrate, which marking is based on a chiral nematic (also called cholesteric) liquid crystal precursor composition. Prior to curing the chiral liquid crystal precursor composition in the chiral liquid crystal state at least one optical property exhibited by the composition is modified by two modifying agents of different types in at least one area of the item or substrate.12-27-2012
20120328850Sheet Materials Having Improved Softness - As disclosed herein, an article defining a visible surface includes a sheet material, an ink composition overlaying the sheet material, and a softening agent overlaying the ink composition, wherein the ink composition is positioned between the sheet material and the softening agent. For example, the softening agent may be selected from the group consisting of erucamide, cetyl 2-ethylhexanone, ethylhexyl stearate, ethylhexyl hydroxyetarate, perfluorinated dimethicone, and so forth. The articles have reduced static coefficient of friction and maintain oil Crockfastness.12-27-2012
20110287232Ultrasonically Bonded Multilayer Form And Methods Of Making Same - The invention provides a water blocking tape for use in a variety of cable designs, such as power cable, data communications cable and telecommunications cable. A water blocking tape according to the invention includes layers of lightweight nonwoven fabric with one or more swellable water blocking compounds, such as water absorbent polymers, disposed between the layers. The nonwoven fabric layers are bonded in a pattern using an ultrasonic bonding technique. The bonding pattern helps to contain and to restrain movement of the water blocking compounds between the layers. The bonding pattern compartmentalizes the water blocking compounds to prevent pooling of the compounds and to facilitate a substantially consistent distribution of the compounds between the layers such that when a tape contacts water, the tape achieves a substantially consistent swell height. A substantially consistent swell height permits a tape to serve as a reliable water barrier to prevent damage and degradation of a cable and its components. Ultrasonic bonding of the multilayer tape eliminates the need and use of adhesives and bonding agents to form the tape that can have inhibiting effects on a swelling action of the tape. The invention further provides a multilayer form or substrate produced using an ultrasonic bonding technique and having disposed between adjacent layers one or more non-fluid compounds that have one or more physical properties or characteristics, such as, for instance, odor-absorbing properties, heat absorbing properties, humidity or moisture absorption properties, fragrant properties, thermal properties, as well as any of other required or desired physical properties or characteristics.11-24-2011
20110305883ADHESIVE RESIN COMPOSITIONS, AND LAMINATES AND FLEXIBLE PRINTED WIRING BOARDS USING SAME - Provided are an adhesive resin composition that is halogen-free, has good adhesiveness, solder heat resistance, and flame retardancy, and has good flow characteristics, and a laminate and a flexible printed wiring board using the same. The adhesive resin composition contains a phosphorus-containing epoxy resin and/or a phosphorus-containing phenoxy resin, a phosphorus-containing polyester resin having a weight-average molecular weight of more than 20,000 and 150,000 or less, another thermoplastic resin, and a curing agent. The adhesive resin composition preferably further contains a benzoxazine compound. Preferably, substantially no inorganic filler is mixed in the adhesive resin composition.12-15-2011
20120288691PATTERN FORMING METHOD, PATTERN, CHEMICAL AMPLIFICATION RESIST COMPOSITION AND RESIST FILM - A pattern forming method comprising (i) a step of forming a film from a chemical amplification resist composition (ii) a step of exposing the film, and (iii) a step of developing the exposed film by using an organic solvent-containing developer, wherein the chemical amplification resist composition contains (A) a resin containing a repeating unit having two or more hydroxyl groups, (B) a compound capable of generating an acid upon irradiation with an actinic ray or radiation, (C) a crosslinking agent and (D) a solvent; a pattern formed by the pattern forming method; a chemical amplification resist composition used in the pattern forming method; and a resist film formed using the chemical amplification resist composition.11-15-2012
20120288689PROCESS FOR THE MANUFACTURING OF SURFACE ELEMENTS - A process for the manufacturing of surface elements is provided herein. The surface elements can include a decorative upper layer and a supporting core. A supporting core with a desired format is manufactured and provided with an upper side and a lower side. The upper side of the supporting core is provided with a décor, by for example printing, which décor is positioned after a predetermined fixed point on the supporting core. The upper side of the supporting core is provided with a protecting, at least partly translucent, wear layer by for example spray coating, roller coating, curtain coating and immersion coating or by being provided with one or more sheets of a-cellulose impregnated with thermosetting resin or lacquer.11-15-2012
20120100350TOP SHEET FOR DISPOSABLE DIAPER AND SANITARY PAD WITH IMPROVED SKIN FRIENDLINESS - Provided is a top sheet for a disposable diaper and sanitary pad which is prepared by manufacturing a perforated hydrophobic nonwoven having a weight of 25 g/m04-26-2012
20120100349BIODEGRADABLE BARRIER TAPE - A biodegradable barrier tape in the form of an elongated ribbon of woven plant fibre.04-26-2012
20120100348METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OPTIMALLY LASER MARKING ARTICLES - The present invention relates to laser marking articles. In particular it relates to laser marking articles by laser ablating a coating applied to the article which reveals the surface of the article underneath, thereby forming the mark by the contrasting appearance between the revealed surface of the article and the adjacent remaining coating. Laser parameters are selected to provide uniform, commercially desirable appearance and avoid damage to the underlying surface while maintaining acceptable system throughput. In particular the laser pulse envelope is tailored to provide desirable appearance while maintaining acceptable system throughput.04-26-2012
20100203301SOLVENT BORNE POLYURETHANE PROCESS - A process for obtaining a solvent borne polyurethane composition comprising preparing an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer A; 08-12-2010
20100203299Hardmask Process for Forming a Reverse Tone Image Using Polysilazane - The present invention relates to a process for forming an reverse tone image on a device comprising; a) forming an optional absorbing organic underlayer on a substrate; b) forming a coating of a photoresist over the underlayer; c) forming a photoresist pattern; d) forming a polysilazane coating over the photoresist pattern from a polysilazane coating composition, where the polysilazane coating is thicker than the photoresist pattern, and further where the polysilazane coating composition comprises a silicon/nitrogen polymer and an organic coating solvent; e) etching the polysilazane coating to remove the polysilazane coating at least up to a level of the top of the photoresist such that the photoresist pattern is revealed; and, f) dry etching to remove the photoresist and the underlayer which is beneath the photoresist, thereby forming an opening beneath where the photoresist pattern was present.08-12-2010
20100167024NEGATIVE-TONE RADIATION-SENSITIVE COMPOSITION, CURED PATTERN FORMING METHOD, AND CURED PATTERN - A negative-tone radiation-sensitive composition includes a polymer, a photoacid generator, and a solvent. The polymer has a polystyrene-reduced weight average molecular weight of 4000 to 200,000, and is obtained by hydrolysis and condensation of at least one hydrolyzable silane compound among compounds shown by R07-01-2010
20100167022COMPOSITION, COATED FILM FORMED OF THE COMPOSITION, LAYERED PRODUCT CONTAINING THE COATED FILM, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCORPORATING THE LAYERED PRODUCT - [Object] To provide a composition that has good viscosity stability and flowability at the time of processing, good shape retention after the processing, and good drying property in a temperature range of not degrading the conductor layer at the time of drying and that enables a coated film excellent in strength of adhesion with metal·polyimide, flame resistance, heat resistance, flexibility, mechanical properties, and chemical resistance to obtained after being dried.07-01-2010
20100167020Casting Process - The freeze casting process for preparing a green shaped article such as a biocompatible bioceramic prosthesis or implant, comprises: a) providing a substrate at an initial predetermined spacing from one or more liquid dispensing outlets; b) writing a predetermined amount of a liquid formulation from at least one of the outlets onto the substrate, the formulation comprising: 8 to 99.99% by weight of a liquid sol comprising a liquid carrier and from 5 to 50% by weight, based on the weight of the carrier, of colloidally dispersed nanoparticles having a mean particle size in the range 0.25 to 100 nm; 92 to 0% by weight of a mineral powder having a mean particle size greater than 0.1 micron, and 0.01 to 10% by weight of at least one surfactant, freezing point depressant and/or rheology modifier; c) cooling the liquid formulation on the substrate so as to at least partially freeze the carrier on the cooled substrate; d) increasing the spacing between the one or more dispensing outlets and substrate to a further predetermined spacing; e) writing a further predetermined amount of the liquid formulation from at least one of the outlets either on to the substrate or on to deposit formed in steps b) and c) f) cooling the liquid formulation so as to at least partially freeze the liquid carrier on the substrate and/or on the deposit; and g) optionally repeating steps (d), (e) and (f) one or more times.07-01-2010
20100167023INK JET RECORDING METHOD, RECORDED MATTER, INK SET, INK CARTRIDGE, AND INK JET RECORDING APPARATUS - An ink jet recording method records an image by ejecting droplets of a plurality of types of ink compositions and making the droplets adhere to a recording medium using an ink jet recording apparatus. The ink jet recording apparatus is provided with at least a first ink composition and a second ink composition. The first ink composition contains a metallic pigment, and the second ink composition contains the metallic pigment and spherical particles having an average diameter of from 1 to 3 μm.07-01-2010
20130011638COMPOSITE LAYER - Composite layer comprising a plurality of longitudinal first zones comprised of a first polymeric material alternating with a plurality of longitudinal second zones comprised of a second polymeric material such that one first zone is disposed between two adjacent second zones. The zones are generally parallel to one another, and at least one of each first zone or each second zone has a maximum width dimension of not greater than 2 mm. Adjacent first and second zones have an average pitch, wherein for the composite layer there is an average of said average pitches, and wherein the average pitch for any adjacent first and second zones is within 20 percent of the average pitch for adjacent first and second zones of said average of said average pitches.01-10-2013
20130011637WATER-SOLUBLE AZO COMPOUND OR SALT THEREOF, INK COMPOSITION, AND COLORED BODY - A water-soluble azo compound represented by formula (1) or a salt thereof, and an ink composition containing the compound or salt. The ink composition has a chroma saturation and hue suitable for inkjet recording, and enables a material recorded therewith to have high fastness in various fields, in particular high ozone gas resistance, while enabling an image recorded therewith to have excellent storage stability and the like. In formula (1), Q represents a halogen atom; x represents an integer of 2 to 4; and the group A represents an amino group represented by the following formula (101). In formula (101), y represents an integer of 1 to 3.01-10-2013
20130011639METALLIC PIGMENT COMPOSITION - Disclosed is a metallic pigment composition that can be used in coating compositions or ink compositions, specifically, in water-based coatings and water-based inks, and exhibits superior coating material storage stability. When formed into a coating material, the metallic pigment composition has superior performance for photoluminescence, concealment, flip-flop color and other properties, and does not change the color of dyes or organic pigments. The metallic pigment composition contains: at least one organic molybdenum compound; a hydrolysate of a compound containing silicon and/or a condensate thereof; and metal particles.01-10-2013
20100129618PHOTOSENSITIVE SILOXANE COMPOSITION, CURED FILM FORMED THEREFROM AND DEVICE HAVING THE CURED FILM - It is intended to provide a photosensitive siloxane composition comprising (a) polysiloxane, (b) a quinone diazide compound, (c) a solvent and (d) one or more kinds of imidosilane compounds represented by the general formulas (1) to (3):05-27-2010
20130017377ACTINIC-RAY- OR RADIATION-SENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF FORMING PATTERN USING THE SAMEAANM Kataoka; ShoheiAACI ShizuokaAACO JPAAGP Kataoka; Shohei Shizuoka JPAANM Iwato; KaoruAACI ShizuokaAACO JPAAGP Iwato; Kaoru Shizuoka JPAANM Kamimura; SouAACI ShizuokaAACO JPAAGP Kamimura; Sou Shizuoka JPAANM Tsuchihashi; ToruAACI ShizuokaAACO JPAAGP Tsuchihashi; Toru Shizuoka JPAANM Enomoto; YuichiroAACI ShizuokaAACO JPAAGP Enomoto; Yuichiro Shizuoka JPAANM Fujii; KanaAACI ShizuokaAACO JPAAGP Fujii; Kana Shizuoka JPAANM Mizutani; KazuyoshiAACI ShizuokaAACO JPAAGP Mizutani; Kazuyoshi Shizuoka JPAANM Tarutani; ShinjiAACI ShizuokaAACO JPAAGP Tarutani; Shinji Shizuoka JPAANM Kato; KeitaAACI ShizuokaAACO JPAAGP Kato; Keita Shizuoka JP - Provided is an actinic-ray- or radiation-sensitive resin composition and a method of forming a pattern using the same, ensuring excellent the etching resistivity and the stability during a post-exposure delay (PED) period. The composition contains a resin containing a repeating unit containing a group that is decomposed when acted on by an acid to thereby produce an alcoholic hydroxyl group, and a compound that generates an acid of pKa≧1.5 when exposed to actinic rays or radiation.01-17-2013
20130017374CARBON NANOTUBES NANOCOMPOSITES FOR MICROFABRICATION APPLICATIONSAANM Mionic; MarijanaAACI LausanneAACO CHAAGP Mionic; Marijana Lausanne CHAANM Magrez; ArnaudAACI MieussyAACO FRAAGP Magrez; Arnaud Mieussy FRAANM Forro; LaszloAACI EcublensAACO CHAAGP Forro; Laszlo Ecublens CHAANM Jiguet; Sebastien MauriceAACI Chavannes-pres-RenensAACO CHAAGP Jiguet; Sebastien Maurice Chavannes-pres-Renens CHAANM Judelewicz; Moshe PatrickAACI PullyAACO CHAAGP Judelewicz; Moshe Patrick Pully CHAANM Stora; ThierryAACI ThoiryAACO FRAAGP Stora; Thierry Thoiry FR - A composite epoxy resin consisting in a SU-8 epoxy resin, a solvent, with or without photoinitiator and carbon nanotubes in powder. When the resin is combined with the carbon nanotubes, the mechanical, thermal and electrical properties of the nanocomposite are enhanced. That offers a wide range of composites which can be used with different micro-fabrication techniques, such as: lamination, spin-coating, spraying and screening for assembly, interconnect and packaging applications.01-17-2013
20130017373Stretchable Ink CompositionAANM Wu; YiliangAACI OakvilleAACO CAAAGP Wu; Yiliang Oakville CAAANM Zhang; QiAACI MiltonAACO CAAAGP Zhang; Qi Milton CAAANM Zhou; KeAACI OakvilleAACO CAAAGP Zhou; Ke Oakville CAAANM Qi; YuAACI OakvilleAACO CAAAGP Qi; Yu Oakville CAAANM Hu; Nan-XingAACI OakvilleAACO CAAAGP Hu; Nan-Xing Oakville CA - Disclosed is a stretchable ink composition which comprises water, a colorant, a surfactant, and a fluoroelastomer.01-17-2013
20130017376NEGATIVE RESIST COMPOSITION, METHOD FOR PRODUCING RELIEF PATTERN USING THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENT USING THE SAMEAANM Okuyama; KenichiAACI Tokyo-toAACO JPAAGP Okuyama; Kenichi Tokyo-to JPAANM Kanke; SatoruAACI Tokyo-toAACO JPAAGP Kanke; Satoru Tokyo-to JP - An object of the present invention is to provide a negative resin composition which can produce a pattern with high sensitivity, high resolution and low line edge roughness in pattern formation by exposure to electron beams or EUV, a method for producing a relief pattern and an electronic component using the negative resist composition.01-17-2013
20130017375DEVELOPING SOLUTION FOR PHOTORESIST ON SUBSTRATE INCLUDING CONDUCTIVE POLYMER, AND METHOD FOR FORMING PATTERNAANM Ihara; TakashiAACI Nagoya-shiAACO JPAAGP Ihara; Takashi Nagoya-shi JPAANM Taguchi; HiromuAACI Nagoya-shiAACO JPAAGP Taguchi; Hiromu Nagoya-shi JP - A developing solution is disclosed with which it is possible to develop a photoresist disposed on a substrate including a conductive polymer. Also disclosed is a method for forming a resist pattern using the developing solution. The developing solution contains one or more acids and/or salts thereof, the acids being selected from inorganic acids, amino acids having an isoelectric point less than 7, and carboxylic acids having two or more carboxy groups. Use of this developing solution hence inhibits the phenomenon in which a substrate including a conductive polymer suffers an increase in surface resistivity due to a developing solution, and makes it possible to obtain a fine resist pattern.01-17-2013
20110159253METHODS OF FORMING PHOTOLITHOGRAPHIC PATTERNS - Provided are methods of forming photolithographic patterns using a negative tone development process. Also provided are coated substrates and electronic devices formed by the methods. The methods find particular applicability in the manufacture of electronic devices.06-30-2011
20110159252Orthogonal Procesing of Organic Materials Used in Electronic and Electrical Devices - An orthogonal process for photolithographic patterning organic structures is disclosed. The disclosed process utilizes fluorinated solvents or supercritical CO06-30-2011
20110159251RADIATION-CURABLE INK COMPOSITION, INK JET RECORDING METHOD, AND RECORDED MATTER - Provided are a radiation-curable ink composition including phenoxyethyl acrylate (A) in an amount of from 20 to 55 mass % of the total reaction components, a multifunctional acrylate (B) in an amount of from 20 to 50 mass % of the total reaction components, and a black pigment (F1); and a radiation-curable ink composition including phenoxyethyl acrylate (A) in an amount of from 20 to 55 mass % of the total reaction components, a multifunctional acrylate (B) in an amount of from 10 to 50 mass % of the total reaction components, and a yellow pigment (F2).06-30-2011
20110159250PATTERNING METHOD - The invention provides a method of patterning flowable material on a surface. The method comprises providing the surface with at least one channel and at least one deposition region connected to the at least one channel, the width of the channel being less than the width of the deposition region, and depositing flowable material in the deposition region such that when the material makes contact with the channel the material is directed into said channel by capillary forces, the receding contact angle of the flowable material in the deposition region being less than 30°.06-30-2011
20110159249PHOTOCROSSLINKABLE ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE POLYMERS - Photocrosslinkable electrically conductive polymers and compositions including the polymers are provided. Also, electrically conductive layers or films formed from the compositions, preparation methods of these, and articles including the electrically conductive layers or films are provided. The electrically conductive polymers according to the present disclosure have photoreactive groups that can be crosslinked using like. The electrically conductive polymers can also be dissolved in aqueous solution. These photocrosslinkable and soluble properties allow the electrically conductive polymers to be used in wet processing to make films and/or to be made into a patterned conductive layer or film using a photomask.06-30-2011
20130022793PEEL OFF CHILD PHOTO POSTER - The present invention is a peel-off child photo poster of a child that includes a child photo with a front facing and a back facing that includes a life-sized, personalized action or still photo of a child playing a sport disposed on the front facing. The poster also includes a peel-off backing wherein the back facing is placed directly on the peel-off backing and is removable from the peel-off backing and a plurality of removable tabs that are utilized to secure the child photo to a vertical surface. The personalized action or still photo includes the child's name, age, team name and jersey number. The removable tabs are orientated in any suitable arrangement and number of removable tabs to secure the child photo to the vertical surface.01-24-2013
20130022794EXTENSIBLE SHEET MATERIAL WITH VISUAL STRETCH INDICATOR - As described herein, an extensible sheet material includes a first and a second zone that is separate from the first zone. The first zone exposes a first color or pattern when the extensible sheet material is stretched beyond a first percentage. The second zone exposes a second color or pattern when the extensible sheet material is stretched beyond a second percentage greater than the first percentage. Absorbent articles that include the extensible sheet material are capable of indicating to a wearer when the extensible sheet material has been stretched too little, too much, or just the right amount.01-24-2013
20130022795METHOD FOR HIGH RESOLUTION SUBLIMATION PRINTING - A method for printing a high resolution image onto natural fabric such as cotton or cotton blends is provided. The method comprises applying a base coat composition comprising an organosilicon compound to a fabric, drying the fabric to obtain a base coat, and printing a high-resolution image on the base coated fabric. In one embodiment, the printing comprises sublimation printing. A fabric comprising a base coat, and a high resolution printed image, wherein the base coat comprises an intermediary layer between the fabric layer and the high-resolution printed image is also provided.01-24-2013
20080254265Ink set and ink jet recording method - Disclosed is an ink set that can realize printing of images having excellent image reproduction, color reproduction, and fixation. The ink set comprises a black ink composition and a chromatic color ink composition, wherein the black ink composition comprises at least a surface-treated pigment dispersible and/or dissolvable in water without any dispersant, resin particles having a film forming temperature below 0° C., resin particles having a film forming temperature of 30° C. or above, and water as a main solvent, and the chromatic color ink composition comprises at least a pigment, a polymer, which includes the pigment and renders the pigment dispersible in the ink composition, and water as a main solvent.10-16-2008
20080248263Method of creating super-hydrophobic and-or super-hydrophilic surfaces on substrates, and articles created thereby - The present invention is related to a chemical vapor deposition method of depositing layers of materials to provide super-hydrophilic surface properties, or super-hydrophobic surface properties, or combinations of such properties at various locations on a given surface. The invention also relates to various product applications which make use of super-hydrophobic surface properties, such as electronic devices, biological analytical and diagnostic tools, and optical devices, for example.10-09-2008
20080248262Press-on fragrance product applicator - A press-on applicator for applying cosmetic colors to arms or other regions of a customer body leaves indicia identifying a product brand and leaves fragrance material producing a fragrance corresponding to the identified brand, so that after sufficient time has passed for the fragrance to mix and react with customer body chemistry and produce a final scent of fragrance, the customer can identify which brand of fragrance product was applied and thus to determine whether he or she wishes to purchase the brand. This applicator applies pigment material directly to bare customer skin.10-09-2008
20130171429CYCLOALIPHATIC MONOMER, POLYMER COMPRISING THE SAME, AND PHOTORESIST COMPOSITION COMPRISING THE POLYMER - A monomer has the Formula I:07-04-2013
20130171430Printable Molded Articles Made from a Polyoxymethylene Polymer Composition - Polymer compositions containing a polyoxymethylene polymer are disclosed that are receptive to paints and ink coatings. The polymer composition contains a polyoxymethylene polymer having a relatively high terminal hydroxyl group content in combination with a thermoplastic elastomer. In one embodiment, a coupling agent may be added for coupling the thermoplastic elastomer to the polyoxymethylene polymer. The polymer composition can be molded into various articles and then painted or printed with an ink composition. The polymer composition has been found to dramatically improve adhesion between the molded article and the ink or paint coating.07-04-2013
20080241486Liquid Crystal Display Device with Evaluation Patterns Disposed Thereon, and Method for Manufacturing the Same - Direct exposure equipment having a multiple heads generally conducts overlapping exposure at an exposure area boundary between the heads. In such a case, if the heads are misaligned, a flaw will occur in a pattern shape at an area that is subject to overlapping exposure. To overcome this, TEGs are disposed for evaluating line width and resistance at an overlapping exposure area between the exposure heads and at a returning exposure area formed when direct exposure equipment having a multi-head configuration exposes a substrate. By examining measured values from these TEGs, a misalignment in the multiple exposure heads is detected.10-02-2008
20090233066INK COMPOSITION FOR INK JET RECORDING, RECORDING METHOD AND RECORDED MATTER - There is provided an ink composition that, even on various recording media, especially gloss paper of a printing paper base, can yield an image having excellent gloss, can realize good recovery from clogging and handleability of recorded matter, and, at the same time, can realize excellent ejection stability and color reproduction. The ink composition for ink jet recording comprises at least a colorant, water, an alkanediol, and a surfactant, wherein the alkanediol comprises a water soluble 1,2-alkanediol and a water soluble alkanediol having a hydroxyl group at both ends of its main chain, and the surfactant is a polyorganosiloxane.09-17-2009
20080233363Recording Ink, Ink/Media Set, Ink Cartridge, Inkjet Recording Method and Inkjet Recording Apparatus - To provide a recording ink which contains at least a water-dispersible colorant, a water-dispersible resin, a wetting agent, a surfactant and water, wherein the content of the wetting agent in the recording ink is in the range of from 20% by mass to 35% by mass, the total solid content of the water-dispersible colorant and the water-dispersible resin in the recording ink is in the range of from 12% by mass to 40% by mass, the water-dispersible resin contains fluorine resin particulates, and the ratio A:B, where A is the solid content of the water-dispersible resin in the recording ink and B is the solid content of a pigment contained in the water-dispersible colorant in the recording ink, is in the range of 0.5 to 8.09-25-2008
20080233362Yellow ink composition, inkset for inkjet, inkjet recording method, and recorded matter - A yellow ink composition for inkjet recording, containing one or more pigments selected from a group consisting of C. I. Pigment Yellow 213, 185, and 155 as a colorant.09-25-2008
20080233360Transparent sheet having a pattern for infrared reflection - An infrared ray reflection pattern-printed transparent sheet is provided which can be applied to a data input system of a type of handwriting directly on a screen of a display device and provides a coordinate detect means and which is lightweight, low in a cost, readily increased in an area, possible in mass production and excellent in a read performance. It is an infrared ray reflection pattern-printed transparent sheet in which infrared ray reflective transparent patterns are printed on a surface of a transparent substrate and which is disposed oppositely to a front face of a display device. A cross section obtained by cutting the infrared ray reflective transparent patterns printed on the above transparent substrate in a face orthogonal to the above transparent substrate is formed so that it assumes a multilayer structure comprising a fixed repeating cycle when observed under a scanning electron microscope.09-25-2008
20080226881Solvent Borne Polyurethane Process - A process for obtaining a solvent borne polyurethane composition comprising preparing an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer A; reacting the isocyanate groups of isocyanate-terminated prepolymer A with 0.1 to 1.8 stoichiometric equivalents of at least one active-hydrogen containing chain terminating compound and or chain-extending compound; optionally introducing an isocyanate-terminated compound B; and reacting the isocyanate groups of the isocyanate-terminated prepolymer obtained in the previous steps and isocyanate-terminated compound B with 0 to 1.2 stoichiometric equivalents of at least one active-hydrogen containing chain-terminating compound and or chain-extending compound.09-18-2008
20080226880Solvent Borne Polyurethane Composition - A solvent borne polyurethane composition with a polymodal molecular weight distribution comprising: i) 10 to 90 wt % of at least a polyurethane A with a Mw in the range of from 4,000 up to 25,000 g/mol, ii) 90 to 10 wt % of at least a polyurethane B with a Mw in the range of from 25,000 to 100,000 g/mol and iii) a liquid medium.09-18-2008
20080226879Low stress metallic based coating - A composition for deposition as a coating includes a matrix material having a molten fraction of between about 33% and about 90% by volume and a filler material interspersed within the matrix.09-18-2008
20130171428SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FORMING AN IMAGE ON A DEVICE - An image can be formed onto a device such as a cell phone or a tablet by laser engraving the image onto a housing of the device. A coloring agent can then be applied to the engraved image to modify the color of the image. The coloring agent can darken the engraved image. The coloring agent can include multiple colors of ink (e.g., UV curing ink) that can be applied to form a multi-color image. The coloring agent can be applied without requiring the use of a masking layer, for example, by aligning the laser engraved image with a coloring agent applicator so that the coloring agent is applied to substantially only the engraved image on the device.07-04-2013
20110262717MULTI-LAYER FILM DEPICTING A COLOUR TWO-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE WHICH IS ONLY VISIBLE THROUGH A POLARIZING FILTER AND PROCESS FOR MAKING THE FILM10-27-2011
20080220225Filter and display apparatus including the same - A filter includes a base film having a first surface and a second surface, and a plurality of first color patterns on the first surface of the base film, the first color patterns having a stripe pattern with first predetermined intervals therebetween.09-11-2008
20080220224Decorative Material - A decorative material including a pattern layer formed from an aqueous composition, which can be easily handled without receiving any scratches on the surface upon loading or unloading, allows no possibility of load collapse when stacked, and has durable surface staining resistance. The decorative material includes a substrate, a sealer layer containing an aqueous adhesive on the substrate, a pattern layer formed from an aqueous ink on top of the sealer layer, and a surface protective layer covering the pattern layer to form an outermost surface, wherein the surface protective layer includes an antifouling agent containing a silicone oil in a matrix resin formed by curing of an oily resin or an ionizing radiation curable monomer, and the outermost surface has a dynamic coefficient of friction of 0.1 to 0.3.09-11-2008
20080220223RESIST COVER FILM FORMING MATERIAL, RESIST PATTERN FORMING METHOD, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - To provide a material including: a silicon-containing polymer having at least an alkali-soluble group and is represented by the following general formula (1); and an organic solvent capable of dissolving the silicon-containing polymer.09-11-2008
20080220222Photosensitive Polymer Composition, Method of Producing Pattern and Electronic Parts - A photosensitive polymer composition includes (a) a polyamide having a repeating unit represented by the following general formula (I):09-11-2008
20130143008LIQUID COMPOSITION, RECORDING METHOD, AND RECORDED MATTER - A liquid composition containing: a water-soluble cationic polymer obtained by polymerizing monomers containing epihalohydrin and at least one of amine and amide; and water, wherein the liquid composition is for agglutinating negatively charged particles which are dispersed in a dispersion liquid.06-06-2013
20130143009PERSPECTIVE FILM AND PREPARING METHOD THEREOF - The bi-viewable perspective film and its preparation method as stated in this invention refer to a transparent film with a printed colour rendering layer and a liner pressed upon it. The colour rendering layer contains various types of light-transmitting zones spread out across its entirety. The transparent film is directly attached onto the liner with a variety of adhesive methods. The sum of these processes comprises the perspective film in question.06-06-2013
20120251796HIGH THERMAL RESISTIVITY INSULATION MATERIAL WITH OPACIFIER UNIFORMLY DISTRIBUTED THOUGHOUT - A fibrous insulation product with improved thermal resistance and method of making it are provided. A plurality of base fibers (e.g. glass) are formed into an insulation product, which may be bindered or unbonded. At least one infrared opacifying agent, such as soot, carbon black or graphite, is applied to the fibrous insulation product such that the base fibers are substantially uniformly coated with opacifying agent. The opacifying agent may be applied, for example, from a fluid suspension or by pulling the fiber through a sooty flame. When opacifying agent applied via a suspension and a binder is desired, it is preferable to avoid binder dispersions that can dislocate the opacifying agent. Alternative binder applications may include co-mingling of base fibers with binder fibers, or other physical or mechanical distributions.10-04-2012
20120251795TREATMENT AGENT, METHOD FOR FORMING IMAGE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING TREATMENT AGENT, METHOD FOR PRODUCING FABRIC HAVING IMAGE, AND FABRIC HAVING IMAGE - Provided is a treatment agent used for forming an image on fabric, containing a resin emulsion and a metal salt. A pH of the treatment agent is in a range from 5.5 to 9. The pH may be adjusted using a pH adjuster. Examples of the pH adjuster include sodium bicarbonate, potassium carbonate, calcium carbonate, sodium hydroxide, sodium carbonate, triethanolamine, and N-butyl diethanolamine.10-04-2012
20080213550INK COMPOSITION, INKJET RECORDING METHOD, PRINTED MATERIAL, METHOD FOR PRODUCING PLANOGRAPHIC PRINTING PLATE, AND PLANOGRAPHIC PRINTING PLATE - There are provided an ink composition including a polymerization initiator, a polymerizable monomer and a phosphoric acid group-containing polymer having a weight-average molecular weight in a range of 10,000 to 30,000; an inkjet recording method using the ink composition; a printed material recorded by the inkjet recording method; a method of producing a planographic printing plate using the ink composition; and a planographic printing plate obtained by the method of producing a planographic printing plate.09-04-2008
20080213549PHOTORESIST COMPOSITION, COATING METHOD THEREOF, METHOD OF FORMING ORGANIC FILM PATTERN USING THE SAME AND DISPLAY DEVICE FABRICATED THEREBY - Disclosed herein is a photoresist composition suitable for coating onto a large substrate and having improved coating uniformity to prevent occurrence of stains, a coating method thereof, a method of forming an organic film pattern using the same, and a display device fabricated thereby. The present invention thus provides a photoresist composition comprising a polymeric resin with an incorporated polysiloxane resin, a photosensitive compound, and an organic solvent. Accordingly, the photoresist composition can be coated onto a large substrate by a spinless coating method, and thereby coating uniformity can be improved, the occurrence of stains such as cumulous stains and resin streaks can be prevented, and the coating rate and quality of a final product prepared using the photoresist composition can also thereby be enhanced.09-04-2008
20110268932Nonwoven Having Durable Hydrophilic Coating - A nonwoven material coated with an amine-polyether silicone. The coating composition may include a wetting agent, an acid, and/or a defoamer. The nonwoven may be incorporated into a disposable absorbent article. The disposable absorbent article may include at least trace amounts of a mineral oil. The coating of the nonwoven may be durable even in the presence of mineral oil.11-03-2011
20130136902PROCESS FOR PRODUCING FIBER COMPOSITE MOLDINGS - The invention relates to a process for producing fiber composite moldings comprising05-30-2013
20130136901CURABLE COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF FORMING PATTERN - A curable composition that can be released from a mold simply within a short period of time after photo-curing by a small mold-releasing force is provided. The curable composition contains a gas-generating agent that generates a gas by pressure application. A method of forming a pattern is also provided. In the method, the mold can be released with a small force.05-30-2013
20130177746LAMINATE STRUCTURE COMPRISING A PROTECTIVE LAYER AND AN EXPOSED PHOTOPOLYMER LAYER - The present invention relates to a laminate structure comprising a protective layer and an exposed photopolymer layer, the laminate structure being obtainable by reacting at least one radiation-curing resin I), an isocyanate-functional resin II) and a photoinitiator system III), and the radiation-curing resin I) containing ≦5% by weight of compounds having a weight-average molecular weight of <500 and ≧75% by weight of compounds having a weight-average molecular weight of >1000, the isocyanate-functional resin II) containing ≦5% by weight of compounds having a weight-average molecular weight of <500, and the protective layer containing the radiation-curing resin I) at least to an extent of 80% by weight and the isocyanate-functional resin II) at most to an extent of 15% by weight. The invention further provides a process for producing the inventive laminate structure.07-11-2013
20130095303SEAM CONCEALMENT FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODELS - A three-dimensional model built with an extrusion-based digital manufacturing system, and having a perimeter based on a contour tool path that defines an interior region of a layer of the three-dimensional model, where at least one of a start point and a stop point of the contour tool path is located within the interior region of the layer.04-18-2013
20130095302GRAYSCALE RENDERING IN 3D PRINTING - An additive three-dimensional fabrication process uses multiple build materials with different optical properties (e.g., color, opacity) at different surface depths to achieve grayscale-rendered images on exterior surfaces thereof.04-18-2013
20130115430Patterning of Biomaterials Using Fluorinated Materials and Fluorinated Solvents - A method for patterning biomaterials is presented. The biomaterials exhibit biological activity after patterning. The use of bio-compatible imaging materials and solvents allows conventional lithographic patterning methods to be applied to patterning biomolecules. The method allows deposition of multiple layers without subsequent layers affecting earlier laid deposits and can pattern multiple different biomolecules on a single surface.05-09-2013
20130101810TREATMENT LIQUID FOR PLASTIC FILM, PRIMER LIQUID FOR PRINTING, INK COMPOSITION, AND METHOD FOR INK JET - This invention provides a treatment liquid for an ink jet recording medium having a recording face of a plastic film, wherein the treatment liquid including at least a specific cyclic ester compound or a specific cyclic amide compound, a primer liquid for printing, and an ink composition. According to the present invention, a plastic recorded matter possessing excellent adhesion and waterfastness can be formed on a recording medium having a recording face of a plastic film.04-25-2013
20130101812METHOD OF FORMING PATTERN - Provided is a method of forming a pattern, including (a) forming a chemically amplified resist composition into a film, (b) exposing the film to light, and (c) developing the exposed film with a developer containing an organic solvent, wherein the developer contains an ester and a ketone having 7 or more carbon atoms.04-25-2013
20130101811INK COMPOSITION, INKJET RECORDING METHOD AND COLORED BODY - A water-based black ink composition which exhibits a low intensity, colorless and neutral black color and provides a black recorded image the printed image of which has high density. The ink composition includes at least one compound represented by formula (1) or a salt thereof and an azo compound having λmax within the range of 550-660 nm. In the formula (1), R04-25-2013
20130101809Sequentially Primed Printed Substrate - A sequentially primed printed substrate and method of forming the printed substrate are provided. The substrate is formed by the steps of: 1) providing a film printed with one or more layers of ink; 2) applying a layer of primer to the ink and/or film; 3) drying or curing the layer of primer; 4) applying a layer of radiation-curable varnish to the primer-coated film; and 5) curing the varnish.04-25-2013
20130115431INK COMPOSITION, INK JET RECORDING METHOD, AND RECORDED MATTER - An ink composition includes at least a coloring material, two or more polysiloxane surfactants having different solubilities in water, and alkyl polyols having a boiling point at one atmosphere of 180 to 230° C. The ink composition does not substantially contain alkyl polyols having a boiling point at one atmosphere of 280° C. or more and enables recording on a non-ink-absorbing or low-ink-absorbing recording medium.05-09-2013
20130129990MULTI-LAYER FILM, DECORATIVE MOLDING FILM AND MOLDED BODY - A multi-layer film which is excellent in transferability to a metal shape during thermoforming and hardly produces uneven thickness, wrinkles, whitening or cracks on the surface of the obtained molded article.05-23-2013
20130129991MULTIPLE EXPOSURE WITH IMAGE REVERSAL IN A SINGLE PHOTORESIST LAYER - Multiple patterned exposures of a single layer of image reversal resist prior to and following image reversal processing, upon development, respond to the respective exposures as either a positive or a negative resist, allowing a desired shape of a resist structure to be built up from any of a number of combinations of primitive masks. Exploiting the image reversal resist in this manner allows several types of diffraction distortion to be entirely avoided and for many sophisticated lithographic processes to he reduced in complexity by one-half or more while any desired resist structure shape can be formed form a limited number of primitive mask patterns. A regimen, which may be automated as an executable algorithm for a computer may be followed to evaluate different combinations of masks which are valid to produce a desired resist structure shape and select the optimum mask pattern combination to do so.05-23-2013
20130129989AZAPHTHALOCYANINES AND THEIR USE IN INK JET PRINTING - A process for preparing azaphthalocyanine or metallo-azaphthalocyanine dyes and salts thereof. Also novel compounds, inks, printing processes, printed materials and ink jet cartridges.05-23-2013
20130129988CHEMICALLY AMPLIFIED POSITIVE RESIST COMPOSITION AND PATTERN FORMING PROCESS - A chemically amplified positive resist composition comprising (A) 100 pbw of a base resin which is normally alkali insoluble or substantially insoluble, (B) 0.05-20 pbw of a photoacid generator, (C) 0.1-50 pbw of a thermal crosslinker, and (D) 50-5,000 pbw of an organic solvent is coated to form a thick film having a high sensitivity and resolution.05-23-2013
20130143007MASK - A light irradiation apparatus and a method of manufacture a photo-aligning layer are disclosed. A mask included in a light irradiation apparatus according to one embodiment is configured to irradiate the light having straightness at a high level of illumination to a subject that is apart from the mask with a certain distance. A photo-aligning layer with a desired alignment pattern can be fabricated using the mask.06-06-2013
20090053483PHOTOCURABLE CONDUCTIVE PASTE AND PHOTOCURABLE BLACK PASTE USED IN FORMATION OF BUS ELECTRODE HAVING DOUBLE LAYER STRUCTURE, AND PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - The invention relates to a photocurable conductive paste which is a conductive paste (A) used to form the upper layer of a bus electrode having a double-layer structure including two layers differing in contrast, the conductive paste (A) containing a glass powder (A02-26-2009
20100068473Decorative article for wall corner - A decorative article for mounting on a wall corner formed by a first wall surface and a second wall surface integrally extended from the first wall surface to form a predetermined angle of inclination with the first wall surface, wherein the angle of inclination is less than one hundred and eighty degrees. The decorative article includes a first decorative sheet and a second decorative sheet. The first decorative sheet is detachably attached onto the first wall surface and has a predetermined first poster pattern formed thereon. The second decorative sheet is also detachably attached onto the second wall surface in an edge-to-edge manner with the first decorative sheet, and has a predetermined second poster pattern formed thereon, in such a manner that the first and the second poster patterns are optimally harmonized to create a three dimensional decorative effect for the wall corner.03-18-2010
20080199664Coating Agent For a Water Pressure Transfer Film, a Water Pressure Transfer Method and a Water Pressure Transfer Article - A coating agent (08-21-2008
20080199663PROCESS FOR PRODUCING NANOSTRUCTURED AND/OR MICROSTRUCTURED SURFACES IN AN ADHESIVE LAYER, MORE PARTICULARLY IN A SELF-ADHESIVE LAYER - The invention relates to a process for producing nanostructured and/or microstructured surfaces in an adhesive layer, more particularly in a self-adhesive layer, in which an adhesive polymer mixture, more particularly a self-adhesive polymer mixture, is guided into a nip formed by a relief roll, whose surface has been provided with a relief which represents the negative of the surface structure to be produced on the adhesive layer, and by a nip roll, and where the relief roll and the nip roll rotate in opposite directions, wrapped partly around the relief roll is a web-form carrier material which is guided through the nip and whose speed corresponds more particularly to the peripheral speed of the relief roll, the adhesive polymer mixture, more particularly the self-adhesive polymer mixture, is pressed through the nip, so that the near-roll surface of the polymer mixture is shaped in accordance with the relief, lies in layer form on the carrier material after passage through the nip, and is guided away with the carrier material.08-21-2008
20080199662GRAPHIC MAT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - The present invention relates to multi-layer mats that display a graphic image printed on an intermediate layer of the mat. Mats of the present invention have a base layer, an intermediate graphic layer having graphics thereon, and a top layer. The base layer is preferably made of rubber. The intermediate graphic layer is preferably made of polystyrene or polyvinyl chloride. The top layer is preferably optically clear. The layers of preferred mats preferably have adhesive layers therebetween, and are laminated together.08-21-2008
20110223394DOUBLE-FACED PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE TAPE FOR SOLAR CELL MODULES - Provided is a double-faced pressure-sensitive adhesive tape for solar cell modules superior in processability and workability during operations.09-15-2011
20110223393EXPOSURE APPARATUS, METHOD OF FORMING PATTERNED LAYER, METHOD OF FORMING PATTERNED PHOTORESIST LAYER, ACTIVE DEVICE ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND PATTERNED LAYER - An exposure apparatus is provided and adapted for exposing a photoresist layer on a layer to form a plurality of strip exposed patterns. The exposure apparatus includes a light source, a lens group and a mask. The lens group is disposed between the photoresist layer and the light source and includes a plurality of strip lens parallel to each other, wherein an overlapping region between any two neighboring strip lens is defined as a lens connecting region, and the other regions excluding the lens connecting regions are defined as lens regions. The mask is disposed between the photoresist layer and the lens group and includes a plurality of shielding patterns, wherein an outline of the shielding patterns corresponds to the strip exposed patterns, each shielding pattern has a strip opening, and an extension direction of the strip openings is substantially parallel to an extension direction of the shielding patterns.09-15-2011
20100075118RESIN COMPOSITION FOR LASER ENGRAVING, RELIEF PRINTING PLATE PRECURSOR FOR LASER ENGRAVING, RELIEF PRINTING PLATE AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME - The present invention provides a resin composition for laser engraving, including at least a complex between a layered inorganic compound and a cationic organic compound, and a binder polymer that is insoluble in water and soluble in an alcohol having 1 to 4 carbon atoms; a relief printing plate precursor for laser engraving using the same, a relief printing plate; and a method of producing the relief printing plate.03-25-2010
20110236645METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A PANEL WITH OCCLUDED MICROHOLES AND PRODUCTS MADE THEREBY - Methods of manufacturing a panel and resulting panels include a plurality of microholes arranged in a pattern and filled with light transmissive polymeric material. The light transmissive polymeric material occludes the microholes and is set, or cured, by exposure to an energy source using at least two discrete exposure periods separated by an idle or rest period.09-29-2011
20120276345CUT-AND-STACK LABEL MADE FROM SHRINK FILM AND RELATED METHODS - A cut-and-stack label includes a cut-and-stack sheet sized for feeding by cut-and-stack labeling equipment and labeling an individual container. The cut-and-stack sheet includes a first shrink film layer having a first face and a second shrink film layer having a second face. The first face of the first shrink film layer is laminated to the second face of the second shrink film layer. Printing is provided on at least one of the first and second faces. A method of producing cut-and-stack labels and a method of labeling a container are also provided.11-01-2012
20110256362MODIFIED FIBROUS PRODUCT AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a modified fibrous product and a method of producing the same. According to the method, transparent areas are generated in the fibrous product, such as in a paper or a cardboard sheet or in a paper or a cardboard web. According to the present invention, a carbohydrate derivative that includes a plasticizer is incorporated into the fibrous product, and the carbohydrate derivative, which is plasticized with the plasticizer, is brought, in a liquid state and under pressure, to migrate in between the fibres of the product in such a way that at least part of the plasticizer penetrates into the lumens of the fibres, in which case the fibrous product becomes transparent in the treated area. By using the solution, it is possible to simplify the method of further processing paper or cardboard for consumer packages. The present invention can be applied to, among other products, envelopes having a window through which the address is visible. Other applications are all kinds of foodstuff and consumer packages in which windows for product display are currently used.10-20-2011
20130149505INK SET, INK JET RECORDING APPARATUS, AND RECORDED ARTICLE - An ink set is provided which includes a first ink containing a first pigment, water, and a glycol ether having an HLB value, measured by Davies method, in the range of 4.2 to 8.0, and a second ink substantially not containing the glycol ether. The second ink contains a second pigment and water.06-13-2013
20130149506NONSTICK MATERIAL, METHOD FOR REMOVING A PART OF A PLANAR MATERIAL LAYER AND MULTILAYER STRUCTURE AND USE THEREFOR - The invention relates to a nonstick material for use during removal of a part (06-13-2013
20130149507HIGH SPEED PRINTING INK - Formulations for solvent-based flexographic or rotogravure inks, which are capable high-quality, defect-free printing at high speeds, contain flexographic ink resins solutions and solvent mixtures which are designed to maintain a dynamic solubility parameter in the ink as the dry state is approached during the printing process. The inks described show extremely high quality printing at linear press speeds above 1800 fee per minute (ca 0.549 km/min).06-13-2013
20100291355UV-SENSITIVE LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING PLATE PRECURSOR WITH BENZOXAZOLE DERIVATIVE AND ANALOGUES THEREOF AS SENSITIZER - Lithographic printing plate precursor comprising (a) a lithographic substrate with a hydrophilic surface and (b) a radiation-sensitive coating on the hydrophilic surface comprising (i) one or more types of monomers and/or oligomers and/or polymers, each comprising at least one ethylenically unsaturated group accessible to a free-radical polymerization, (ii) at least one sensitizer, and (iii) at least one coinitiator capable of forming free radicals together with the sensitizer, said coinitiator being other than metallocenes, characterized in that the at least one sensitizer comprises a compound of formula (I) wherein at least one of the groups R11-18-2010
20090317607INK SET, AND RECORDING METHOD, RECORDING SYSTEM, AND RECORDED MATTER USING THE INK SET - It is an object of the present invention to provide an ink set that has a wide color reproduction range, has high saturation, produces a glossy recorded image with no pronounced granularity caused by dot expression, greatly suppresses granularity caused by dot expression particularly when applied to a medium having a coating layer, and allows a recorded image with outstanding coloration to be obtained when applied to plain paper. The present invention provides an ink set comprising at least yellow ink (Y), magenta ink (M), cyan ink (C), and red ink (R), wherein the L* values in the Lab colorimetric system specified by CIE for aqueous solutions of each ink diluted 1000 times are within the following ranges. (Y): at least 89 and no more than 94, (M): at least 76 and no more than 93, (C): at least 74 and no more than 87, (R): at least 55 and no more than 74.12-24-2009
20120258290Artificial Marble with Transparent and Amorphous Pattern - Artificial marble having a transparent amorphous pattern includes a base or matrix material portion and a transparent pattern portion. The pattern portion has a specific gravity or about 1.60 or more and is formed by hardening or curing a resin composition comprising a binder selected from halogenated urethane acrylates, halogenated epoxy acrylates and combinations thereof and an acrylic polymerizable monomer.10-11-2012
20120258289METHOD OF FABRICATING NANOSTRUCTURE ARRAY AND DEVICE INCLUDING NANOSTRUCTURE ARRAY - Provided are a method of fabricating a nanostructure array and a device including the nanostructure array. Nanoscale patterning is caused at an interface of a resist layer by light passed through a focusing layer. By such nanoscale patterning, a nanostructure array is fabricated on a substrate in various ways. As the focusing layer, an array of beads or lenses is used, and a pattern of the resist layer may include a nanoscale pore-opening and an undercut structure connected to a lower portion of the opening. The method facilitates adjustment of the size and shape of nanostructures and the interval between the nanostructures. Also, performance of the device including the nanostructure array can be improved. In particular, the method and device result in a sensor having improved sensitivity and reliability optimized for an environment and purpose to be used.10-11-2012
20100297405KETOPYRROLES AS ORGANIC SEMICONDUCTORS - Monomeric or polymeric compounds comprising at least one moiety of the formula (Ia) wherein X is CR, where R is H or a substituent as defined in claim 11-25-2010
20130136903DESIGN OF HIGH SPEED SOLVENT-BASED FLEXOGRAPHIC/ROTOGRAVURE PRINTING INKS - Solvent-based flexographic or rotogravure inks are formulated to provide good pin-holing performance at high-speed printing conditions by combining the ink ingredients such the Maron-Pierce MPF (Maximum Packing Fraction) of the resulting ink is below 42 volume percent at a shear of either 10 reciprocal seconds or 2100 reciprocal seconds or both.05-30-2013
20100304098INK CURABLE WITH ACTINIC ENERGY RAY AND PRINTED MATTER - An ink curable with actinic energy rays which is characterized by containing a photocleavage type photopolymerization initiator (A) comprising α-aminoalkylphenone compound (A1) having a molar absorption coefficient as measured at a wavelength of 365 nm of 100 (l/mol·cm) or more and less than 100,000 (l/mol·cm) and/or an acylphosphine oxide compound (A2) having a molar absorption coefficient as measured at a wavelength of 365 nm of 100 (l/mol·cm) or more and less than 100,000 (l/mol·cm); and a hydrogen abstraction type photopolymerization initiator (B) comprising 4,4′-dialkylaminobenzophenone having a molar absorption coefficient at a wavelength of 365 nm of 10,000 (l/mol·cm) or more and less than 1,000,000 (l/mol·cm) and by optionally containing a tertiary amine compound (C) having a molar extinction coefficient as measured at a wavelength of 365 nm of 1 (l/mol·cm) or lower. The ink curable with actinic energy rays further includes a resin, a pigment, and a compound having an acrylate group. When used with a light emitting ultraviolet rays especially having a luminescence-peak wavelength in the range of 350 to 420 nm as an ultraviolet irradiator, the ink has excellent curability and printability in both monocolor printing and overprinting, the ink further has excellent storage stability.12-02-2010
20100316851PROCESS FOR PRODUCING PATTERNED FILM-FORMED MEMBER, PATTERNED FILM-FORMED MEMBER, ELECTROOPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A process for producing a patterned film-formed member, includes: a surface treating step of subjecting a surface of a glassy material layer within a base material having a conductive film formed on a portion of the glassy material layer to a water repellent treatment and also subjecting a surface of the conductive film to a lower degree of water repellent treatment than that for the glassy material layer; an applying step of applying a functional liquid containing an aqueous dispersion medium and metal particles which are a constituent material of a metal film and are dispersed in the aqueous dispersion medium onto the conductive film; and a solidifying step of solidifying the applied functional liquid thereby forming the metal film on the conductive film.12-16-2010
20120282444LAMINATING ADHESIVE HAVING SILANE CROSS-LINKING - The invention relates to a one-component, moisture-curing adhesive containing at least one polyoxyalkylene and/or poly(methyl)acrylate prepolymer having at least one hydrolyzable silane group, at least one filler, and auxiliary materials and additives, wherein the prepolymer has a molecular weight of 4,000 to 40,000 g/mol and the adhesive has a viscosity of 200 to 10,000 mPas.11-08-2012
20130183499FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD INTEGRATED WITH REINFORCING PLATE, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD INTEGRATED WITH REINFORCING PLATE - An object of the present invention is to provide (i) a stiffener-integrated flexible printed circuit board in which a defect such as a blistering is not generated during a reflow process even though a stiffener is attached to a photosensitive resin composition, and (ii) a method for manufacturing the stiffener-integrated flexible printed circuit board. The object can be attained by causing a stiffener-integrated flexible printed circuit board to have a structure in which (A) a stiffener (07-18-2013
20130122266LUMINESCENT BORATES, MATERIALS AND ARTICLES INCORPORATING SUCH BORATES, AND METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR THEIR PRODUCTION AND USE IN ARTICLE AUTHENTICATION - Embodiments include luminescent materials and associated production methods. The material includes a crystal borate having a first substitutable element and a second substitutable element, one or more rare earth ions substituted for the first substitutable element, and chromium substituted for the second substitutable element. The one or more rare earth ions are selected from a group consisting of neodymium and ytterbium. The material also may include a medium within which particles of the borate are incorporated. The medium, with the luminescent material particles, may form a security feature of an article. Embodiments of methods for identifying whether such a luminescent material is incorporated with an article include exposing a portion of the article to excitation in a chromium absorption band, and determining whether a detected emission produced by the article as a result of the excitation indicates an ytterbium emission after termination of the exposing step.05-16-2013
20110305884FIBROUS STRUCTURES - Fibrous structures that exhibit a Geometric Mean Elongation of greater than 15.8% as measured according to the Elongation Test Method are provided.12-15-2011
20110311788SILPHENYLENE-CONTAINING PHOTOCURABLE COMPOSITION, PATTERN FORMATION METHOD USING SAME, AND OPTICAL SEMICONDUCTOR ELEMENT OBTAINED USING THE METHOD - Provided is a silphenylene-containing photocurable composition including: (A) a specific silphenylene having both terminals modified with alicyclic epoxy groups, and (C) a photoacid generator that generates acid upon irradiation with light having a wavelength of 240 to 500 nm. Also provided is a pattern formation method including: (i) forming a film of the photocurable composition on a substrate, (ii) exposing the film through a photomask with light having a wavelength of 240 to 500 nm, and if necessary, performing heating following the exposure, and (iii) developing the film in a developing liquid, and if necessary, performing post-curing at a temperature within a range from 120 to 300° C. following the developing. Further provided is an optical semiconductor element obtained by performing pattern formation using the method. The composition is capable of very fine pattern formation across a broad range of wavelengths, and following pattern formation, yields a film that exhibits a high degree of transparency and superior light resistance. The composition may also include: (B) a specific epoxy group-containing organosilicon compound.12-22-2011
20110311787DECOMPOSABLE COMPOSITE WOOD SHEETS - Various embodiments of decomposable composite sheets and manufacturing methods thereof are described. In one embodiment, the sheet includes an organic substrate and a first layer of a substantially organic backer that is securely affixed to a first side of the substrate. Other embodiments can include a second layer of a substantially organic backer that is securely affixed to a second side of the substrate, and/or one or more layers of thin-film overlay.12-22-2011
20110311786HEAT-SENSITIVE COATING COMPOSITIONS BASED ON RESORCINYL TRIAZINE DERIVATIVES - The present invention provides heat-sensitive coating compositions, which comprise a colour developer of formula (1) or mixtures thereof wherein R can be hydrogen, C12-22-2011
20130189499ANTIBACTERIAL AND ANTIFUNGAL PROTECTION FOR INK JET IMAGE - A method of forming a clear ink jet coating or a colored ink jet image on a substrate is disclosed. The coating or colored image provides antibacterial and antifungal protection. The method includes providing a source of ink jet ink having a mixture of solvent and a silver salt biocide including a silver sulfate biocide having a concentration range of 0.0005 to 0.5 weight %, applying the clear ink or colored ink in an image wise fashion to a substrate, and fixing the clear or colored ink to the substrate whereby an effective coating or image article is formed that provides antibacterial and antifungal protection.07-25-2013
20130189500MESH-TYPE DRYWALL TAPE HAVING AN INDEXING PATTERN FOR INDICATING A TAPE EDGE - A mesh-type drywall tape includes a scrim layer of a plurality of lengthwise strands coupled to a plurality of crosswise strands, wherein the scrim layer includes an indexing pattern for indicating a tape edge. To form the indexing pattern, markings are disposed on multiple strands. In one embodiment, the indexing pattern has a v-shaped configuration with diagonal portions that may vary or alternate in shape and color. The indexing pattern repeats itself along the entire length of the tape.07-25-2013
20130189501Coated Films - Disclosed is a coating composition and coated film having the coating composition adhered thereto in which the coating composition comprises particulate filler; binder composition comprising acrylic polymer and ethylene acrylic acid copolymers; non-cross-linking adhesion promoter; and optionally urethane polymer, styrene-acrylic copolymer, or a combination thereof; and wherein cross-linker(s) are substantially absent from the composition; and wherein the coated film has a 45° Gloss (ASTM D2457) of less than 30 or 25 or 20 or 15. The coated film is useful for pressure sensitive labels for thermal transfer ribbon printing labels.07-25-2013
20130189502TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE ELEMENT, INPUT DEVICE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND MASTER FOR FABRICATION OF TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE ELEMENT - A transparent conductive element includes a base having a first surface and a second surface, and a transparent electrode pattern part and a transparent insulating pattern part formed on at least one of the first surface and the second surface. The transparent electrode pattern part and the transparent insulating pattern part are laid alternately on a base surface. Plural pore portions are randomly formed apart in the transparent electrode pattern part and. Plural island portions are randomly formed apart in the transparent insulating pattern part.07-25-2013
20090246481DISPERSION OF WATER-INSOLUBLE COLORANT, METHOD OF PRODUCING SUBSTANCE CONTAINING WATER-INSOLUBLE COLORANT, FINE PARTICLES OF WATER-INSOLUBLE COLORANT, DISPERSING AGENT FOR WATER-INSOLUBLE COLORANT, AND RECORDING LIQUID, INK SET, PRINTED ARTICLE, METHOD OF FORMING IMAGE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A dispersion of a water-insoluble colorant containing: a medium containing water; fine particles of the water-insoluble colorant; and a polymer compound or a surfactant that includes at least one kind of electron-withdrawing group or group of atoms represented by any one of formulae (I) to (IV) as its hydrophilic part:10-01-2009
20120288690MULTI COLOR, PHOTOACTIVE, COLOR CHANGING COMPOSITIONS - A multi color, photoactive, color changing plastic, coating or ink, composition comprising both a photochromic material and a photosensitive chromogenic system is provided which will undergo a sequence of color changes upon exposure to ultraviolet radiation. Also provided is an ultraviolet indicator or dosimeter comprising the color changing composition.11-15-2012
20110318544FLEXIBLE DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - In a method of fabricating a flexible display panel, a rigid substrate is provided. A flexible substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface is provided. A plurality of releasing-regions are formed on the first surface, and bonding strength of an area outside the releasing-regions is greater than bonding strength of the releasing-regions. An adhesive layer is formed between the rigid substrate and the first surface of the flexible substrate. A plurality of display units are formed on the second surface, and each of the display units is located over one of the releasing-regions, respectively. The flexible substrate is patterned to obtain a plurality of flexible carriers, and each of the flexible carriers carries one of the display units, respectively. The flexible carriers and the adhesive layer are de-bonded.12-29-2011
20120021192RHEOLOGY MODIFIED INK AND PRINTING PROCESS - The present invention provides Ink jet printing inks comprising a shear thinning agent as outlined in the specification, ink sets comprising such inks, processes of manufacturing such inks, printing processes using such inks and the use of shear thinning agents in ink jet inks.01-26-2012
20120021191STRUCTURES COMPRISING HIGH ASPECT RATIO MOLECULAR STRUCTURES AND METHODS OF FABRICATION - A structure comprising high aspect ratio molecular structures (HARM-structures), wherein the structure comprises an essentially planar network (01-26-2012
20120021190PHOTOSENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION, METHOD FOR FORMING SILICA COATING FILM, AND APPARATUS AND MEMBER EACH COMPRISING SILICA COATING FILM - The photosensitive resin composition of the invention comprises component (a): a first siloxane resin obtained by hydrolytic condensation of a first silane compound comprising a compound represented by the following formula (1), component (b): a solvent in which component (a) dissolves, and component (c): an ester of a phenol or alcohol and naphthoquinone diazide sulfonic acid.01-26-2012
20120021189Pre-coated surfaces for analysis - Sample preparation can be a tedious and time consuming task. For example, MALDI imaging of tissue samples can require the tedious process of hand or robotically spotting solutions containing chemical species referred to as “matrix” onto a tissue sample prior its mass spectral analysis. Provided is a process for preparing a sample comprising immersing a solid support that has a surface comprising a first part that is more hydrophilic than a second part into a target compound solution, wherein the target compound is deposited primarily onto the more hydrophilic part; and/or applying and evaporating the target compound solution onto the substrate to produce the pre-coated substrate. A tissue or other sample may then be placed on the substrate for analysis.01-26-2012
20120021188SECURITY ARRANGEMENT - A security label (01-26-2012
20120028002ACTINIC RAY CURABLE INKJET INK COMPOSITION, PRINTED ARTICLE, SHAPED PRINTED PRODUCT, AND PRINTED ARTICLE FORMING METHOD - The present invention provides an actinic ray curable ink composition for inkjet recording, which has a high sensitivity for inhibiting a blocking phenomenon and capability for forming an image, obtained by curing, which exhibits excellent shaping suitability and punching suitability, and which includes: a colorant; a polymerization initiator; a polymerizable monomer; and organic fine particles, the polymerizable monomer containing a monofunctional monomer in an amount of 90% by mass or more with respect to a total mass of the polymerizable monomer, and organic fine particles that are crosslinked.02-02-2012
20130196122METHOD OF SURFACE TENSION CONTROL TO REDUCE TRAPPED GAS BUBBLES - The embodiments disclose a method of surface tension control to reduce trapped gas bubbles in an imprint including modifying chemistry aspects of interfacial surfaces of an imprint template and a substrate to modify surface tensions, differentiating the interfacial surface tensions to control interfacial flow rates of a pre-cured liquid resist and controlling pre-cured liquid resist interfacial flow rates to reduce trapping gas and prevent trapped gas bubble defects in cured imprinted resist.08-01-2013
20130196123Method for marking polymer compositions containing graphite nanoplatelets - Polymer substrates are marked by a method in which certain graphite nanoplatelets are incorporated into the polymer composition, such as a coating or plastic article, prior to marking the composition by exposing selected portions of the substrate to a heat source, typically a laser. Additional pigments may also be present allowing for the production of a variety of different types of markings.08-01-2013
20120295077LIQUID RADIATION CURABLE RESINS CAPABLE OF CURING INTO LAYERS WITH SELECTIVE VISUAL EFFECTS AND METHODS FOR THE USE THEREOF - The invention relates to a method for forming a liquid radiation curable resin capable of curing into a solid upon irradiation comprising at least one thermally sensitive visual effect initiator. The liquid radiation curable resin is capable of curing into three-dimensional articles having selective visual effects. The resulting three-dimensional articles possess excellent color and/or transparency stability and excellent mechanical properties.11-22-2012
20120295073Multilayer composite for diffusion of odorous substances and production process - A multilayer composite for diffusing an odorous substance. The composite which comprises an absorbent support-reservoir layer designed to be printed and to receive an odorous substance intended to be diffused, a printable and/or printed support layer, and a polymer barrier layer, such as a polymer film, positioned between printable and/or printed support layer and absorbent support-reservoir layer, to prevent migration of this substance between support layers.11-22-2012
20120034431STRUCTURED METAL HEAT SHIELD - A heat shield for a vehicle comprising at least one layer of a 3D structured metal sheet with a plurality of indentations or embossments, wherein the embossments protrude in a common direction normal to the surface of the sheet material, defined as the neutral plane n. The embossments also protrude a first distance h away from this neutral plane and together form a regular network, where each embossment forms a junction by intersecting with at least two other embossments.02-09-2012
20090136722WET FORMED FIBROUS STRUCTURE PRODUCT - A fibrous structure product having two or more plies, wherein said fibrous structure product also has: (a) a plurality of formed surface features; (b) a Hand Protection Factor of greater than about 2×1005-28-2009
20120058312THERMAL COMPENSATED STAMPERS/IMPRINTERS - A method of manufacturing a stamper/imprinter for patterning a recording medium via thermally assisted nano-imprint lithography, comprising steps of: selecting a recording medium for patterning, comprising a substrate with a first coefficient of thermal expasnsion (CTE); providing a first stamper/imprinter comprising a topographically patterned surface having a correspondence to a selected pattern to be formed in a surface of the medium; providing a sheet of a material having a second CTE matching the first CTE; molding a layer of a polymeric material surrounding the sheet of material and having a surface in conformal contact with the topographically patterned surface of the first stamper/imprinter; and separating the layer of polymeric material from the patterned surface of the first stamper/imprinter to form a second stamper/imprinter comprising a topographically patterned stamping/imprinting surface having a correspondence to the selected pattern.03-08-2012
20130202859SOLVENT BORNE POLYURETHANE PROCESS - A process for obtaining a solvent borne polyurethane composition comprising preparing an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer A;08-08-2013
20130202857Floor Panel Having a Printed Cork Layer - A method for producing a floor panel comprising a carrier board, a cork layer, a primer and a decorative layer is disclosed. To achieve qualitatively improved decorative layers, a method is disclosed in which the cork layer is applied to the carrier board, in which, in order to form the primer, a coating system having a proportion of volatile components is applied to the cork layer, and in which the decorative layer is printed onto the primer.08-08-2013
20130202858INK COMPOSITION, IMAGE FORMING METHOD, AND PRINTED MATTER USING THE SAME - An ink-jet ink composition is disclosed which includes (a) from 3% by mass to 10% by mass of polymer compound particles that include a first copolymer including at least one repeating unit derived from a hydrophilic monomer in an amount of from 1% by mass to 15% by mass, that have a volume average diameter of from 100 nm to 300 nm, and that have no cross-linked structure, (b) from 5% by mass to 20% by mass of at least one water soluble polymer, (c) from 0.1% by mass to 10% by mass of at least one colorant, (d) from 5% by mass to 40% by mass of at least one water soluble organic solvent, and (e) water. An image forming method and printed matter using the same are also disclosed.08-08-2013
20120301685INK COMPOSITION, RECORDING METHOD, AND RECORDED ARTICLE - An ink composition contains a dye whose free acid is expressed by formula (1), lithium ions, and an aromatic compound having a carboxy group.11-29-2012
20120076995PACKAGING MATERIAL COMPRISING MAGNETISABLE PORTIONS - A packaging material comprises a plurality of magnetisable portions thereon. The magnetisable portions are provided as at least one spot per package to be formed from the packaging material. The spots comprise magnetisable particles and are provided on the side of the paper layer intended to face to the interior of the package.03-29-2012
20120088076SANITARY TISSUE PRODUCTS AND METHODS FOR MAKING SAME - Sanitary tissue products having a surface having a surface pattern including at least one line art element and at least one fragmented line art element and methods for making same are provided04-12-2012
20120094090METHOD FOR FORMING TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE LAYER PATTERN - Provided is a low-cost method for easily forming a transparent conductive pattern that has a low electrical resistance and high transparency, and that is highly invisible to the eye. The method for forming a transparent conductive layer pattern includes the steps of (1) detachably forming a transparent conductive layer on a substrate; (2) then forming, on a support, a negative-patterned heat-sensitive adhesive image; (3) bonding the substrate to the support so that the transparent conductive layer and the heat-sensitive adhesive layer are in close contact with each other; (4) forming a pattern of the transparent conductive layer on the substrate by detaching the support from the substrate to transfer a portion of the transparent conductive layer, the portion being in close contact with the heat-sensitive adhesive layer, to the heat-sensitive adhesive layer; and (5) fixing the transparent conductive layer on the substrate by applying a coating material for a protective layer onto a front surface of the substrate on which the pattern of the transparent conductive layer is formed and impregnating the transparent conductive layer with the coating material.04-19-2012
20130209754LOW DIELECTRIC PHOTOIMAGEABLE COMPOSITIONS AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES MADE THEREFROM - This invention relates generally to silicon based photoresist compositions that can be used in forming low k dielectric constant materials suitable for use in electronic devices, methods of their use and the electronic devices made therefrom.08-15-2013
20130209755SELF-ASSEMBLED STRUCTURES, METHOD OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF AND ARTICLES COMPRISING THE SAME - Disclosed herein is a method of manufacturing self assembled structures that have lamellae or cylinders whose longitudinal axis is parallel or perpendicular to a surface upon which the self assembled structure is disposed. The method comprises disposing a random copolymer on the substrate to form a surface modification layer and disposing a block copolymer on the surface modification layer. The block copolymer is then subjected to etching.08-15-2013
20130209756Multilayer Polymeric Film - Provided is a film including: (a) an intermediate layer comprising a polymer and an antistatic agent, said intermediate layer having a first side and a second side; (b) a first layer including a polymer, said first layer being on the first side and is printed or printable; and (c) a second layer including a polymer and a non-migratory slip agent, said second layer being on the second side, wherein the film has at least one of (i) a thickness of at least about 30 μm, (ii) a static coefficient of friction of about 0.15 to less than 0.30, and (iii) a kinetic coefficient of friction of about 0.15 to less than 0.30. Also provided are a method for producing such a film, and labels such as cut and stack labels comprising the film.08-15-2013
20130209757USING CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITED FILMS TO CONTROL DOMAIN ORIENTATION IN BLOCK COPOLYMER THIN FILMS - The present invention uses vacuum deposited thin films of material to create an interface that non-preferentially interacts with different domains of an underlying block copolymer film. The non-preferential interface prevents formation of a wetting layer and influences the orientation of domains in the block copolymer. The purpose of the deposited polymer is to produce nanostructured features in a block copolymer film that can serve as lithographic patterns.08-15-2013