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Exfoliating-dispersing agents for nanotubes, bundles and fibers
12/18/14 - 20140366773 - Methods and compositions for the formation of dispersions of nanotubes are provided using solution comprising an aromatic hydrocarbon and an electron donor group. Also provided are methods for isolating carbon nanotubes from the composition, and use of carbon nanotube products....

Photopolymerizable inkjet ink, ink cartridge, photopolymerizable composition, and coated matter
11/20/14 - 20140338562 - A photopolymerizable composition includes glyceryl monomethacrylate in an amount of from 25 to 100 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of monomers....

Photopolymerizable composition, photopolymerizable ink jet ink, and ink cartridge
10/23/14 - 20140311380 - A photopolymerizable composition includes diethyleneglycoldimethacrylate and alkoxy-modified (meth)acrylic acid ester having an n not less than 9. The n is an average polymerization degree of an alkoxy part of the (meth)acrylic acid ester....

Viscosity modifier for high concentration dispersion of inorganic fine particles and high concentration dispersion of inorganic fine particles which contains the same
09/11/14 - 20140251178 - This invention provides a viscosity modifier for high concentration dispersion of inorganic fine particles which can reduce, by giving excellent viscosity modifying function to a high concentration dispersion of inorganic fine particles (e.g., printing ink composition, functional paste composition or paint composition, of high concentration dispersion of inorganic fine particles),...

Vegetable oil-based metal resinate compositions and materials comprising same
08/21/14 - 20140230689 - A vegetable oil-based resinous composition comprises a metallization product of vegetable oil-based adduct, wherein the vegetable oil includes at least one unsaturated double bond. The vegetable oil-based adducts may include a Diels-Alder adduct, a ene reaction adduct, or combinations thereof. The metallizing agent may be selected based on various factors...

Malic acid derivatives as amorphous materials for phase change ink
07/31/14 - 20140208979 - wherein R1 and R2 each, independently of the other, is an alkyl group, and further wherein the alkyl portion can be straight, branched or cyclic, saturated or unsaturated, substituted or unsubstituted, having from 1 to about 40 carbon atoms, an substituted or unsubstituted aromatic or heteroaromatic group, and mixtures thereof....

Phenylcyclohexanol derivatives as wax modifiers and gelators
06/19/14 - 20140165873 - wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, and R10 are each independently selected from a member of the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, alkylaryl, straight-chain hydrocarbon, branched-chain hydrocarbon, halogen, and mixtures thereof; wherein X1, X2, X3, X4, and X5 are each independently selected from a...

Water-soluble surfactant composition, ink formulation and paper coating formulation
06/05/14 - 20140150690 - A water-soluble surfactant composition is provided comprising (A) a glycidyl ether-capped acetylenic diol ethoxylate and (B) a polyoxyalkylene alkyl ether having an HLB of 8-18. When compounded in inks and paper coatings, the surfactant composition exerts improved foam controlling, dispersing, wetting and penetrating capabilities, is water soluble, and complies with...

Phase change inks containing oligomeric rosin esters
05/22/14 - 20140137767 - Disclosed is a phase change ink comprising an ink carrier which comprises a crystalline component and an amorphous rosin ester. In specific embodiments, the crystalline component can be a trans-cinnamic diester, a diester of tartaric acid, or a diurethane. In specific embodiments, the ink exhibits a peak melting point of...

Bio-renewable phase change inks comprising recycled resin materials
05/22/14 - 20140137768 - A phase change ink composition suitable for ink jet printing, including printing on coated paper substrates. In embodiments, the phase change ink composition comprises both a crystalline compound and an amorphous compound which are derived from bio-renewable and recycled starting materials. The composition provides for a robust, rapid crystallization ink...

Photocurable ink jet ink
05/15/14 - 20140130709 - Provided is a photocurable ink jet ink, which contains maleimide compounds and with which low-temperature precipitation is controlled. In concrete terms, provided is a photocurable ink jet ink containing a first maleimide compound represented by general formula (1), a second maleimide compound having a chemical structure different from the first...

Curable solid inks containing cyclohexyl-based crystalline gellants
05/08/14 - 20140123873 - wherein each X, Y, p, q, R1, R2, R3, and R4 are as defined herein....

Active energy beam-curable inkjet ink composition
02/27/14 - 20140053753 - The present invention provides an ink composition for use in active energy beam-curable inkjet printing, wherein the ink composition has low viscosity yet exhibits superior curability and superior adhesion to many different substrates, and also exhibits excellent storage stability. An active energy beam-curable inkjet ink composition containing at least polymerizable...

Curable compositions for three-dimensional printing
02/27/14 - 20140053754 - Curable, phase-change compositions and inks used for printing three-dimensional objects including a curable monomer, a photoinitiator, a wax and a gellant, where the composition of the cured formulation has a room temperature modulus of from about 0.01 to about 5 Gpa. The curable monomer includes acrylic monomer, polybutadiene adducted with...

Phase change ink components and methods of making the same
02/13/14 - 20140041546 - A solid ink composition comprising an amorphous component, a crystalline material, and optionally, a colorant, which are suitable for ink jet printing, including printing on coated paper substrates, and methods for making the same. In embodiments, the crystalline and amorphous components are synthesized from an esterification reaction of tartaric acid...

Colorant dispersion for an ink
10/31/13 - 20130284050 - A colorant dispersion for an ink includes a liquid medium and metal oxide particles dispersed in the liquid medium. The metal oxide particles include a mixture of i) metal oxide particle cores having an organic ligand interacted with respective surfaces thereof, ii) metal oxide particle cores having the organic ligand...

Phase change inks comprising fatty acids
10/31/13 - 20130284051 - A solid ink composition suitable for ink jet printing, including printing on coated paper substrates. In embodiments, the solid ink composition comprises both a crystalline compound and an amorphous compound, and a fatty acid, which provides for a robust ink wherein the phase change ink crystallizes faster from the liquid...

Phase change inks comprising inorganic nucleating agents
10/31/13 - 20130284052 - A solid ink composition suitable for ink jet printing, including printing on coated paper substrates. In particular, the solid ink composition comprises a crystalline compound, an amorphous compound, and an inorganic nucleating agent, which provides for a robust and fast printing ink....

Fast crystallizing crystalline-amorphous ink compositions and methods for making the same
10/31/13 - 20130284053 - A phase change ink composition comprising an amorphous component, and a crystalline material, which are suitable for ink jet printing, including printing on coated paper substrates. In particular, the functional group(s) present in the amorphous component differ from the functional group(s) present in the crystalline component. In particular, the phase...

Phase change ink compositions and sulfonated compounds for use in the same
10/24/13 - 20130276666 - A phase change ink composition, comprising an anti-drool additive to prevent and/or reduce printhead and nozzle contamination in ink jet printers caused by drooling and fouling of the faceplate by the ink. In particular, there is provided sulfonated small molecules for use in phase change ink compositions and which are...

Derivatives for perfluoroalkoxy sulfosuccinates as surfactants
10/17/13 - 20130269568 - The present invention relates to novel compounds containing Rf end groups, to the use thereof as surface-active substances, and to processes for the preparation of these compounds. The claimed compounds fall under the following formula: (I), Two examples of claimed compound are: (II), (III)....

Cztse nanoink composition and sputtering target thereof
10/03/13 - 20130255535 - The present invention provides a Cu2ZnSnSe4 (CZTSe) nanoink composition and a CZTSe sputtering target thereof for use in manufacturing an absorption layer of a thin-film solar cell. The CZTSe sputtering target includes a binary multiphase mixture and/or a ternary multiphase mixture. The CZTSe nanoink composition not only includes the binary...

Inks and processes for preparing copper indium gallium sulfide/selenide coatings and films
09/12/13 - 20130233202 - This invention relates to inks comprising molecular precursors to copper indium gallium sulfide/selenide (CIGS/Se) and a plurality of particles. The inks are useful for preparing coatings and films of CIGS/Se on substrates. Such films are useful in the preparation of photovoltaic devices. This invention also relates to processes for preparing...

Ink for organic light-emitting element and a method for producing the same
06/06/13 - 20130139720 - An ink for an organic light-emitting element includes a first solvent, a second solvent, and a functional material. The first and second solvents have equal or similar boiling points. The first solvent is such that an imitatively formed functional layer formed by replacing the second solvent with the first solvent,...

Low residual bisphenol a alkoxylated materials, their preparation and use thereof
06/06/13 - 20130139721 - This invention relates to alkoxylated Bisphenol A compositions containing low residual amounts of Bisphenol A. The present invention also relates to methods for making such alkoxylated compositions containing low residual amounts of Bisphenol A, as well as uses for such compositions. The alkoxylated compositions containing low residual amounts of Bisphenol...

Producing method of ink composition for forming absorption layer of thin film cells
05/09/13 - 20130112108 - The present invention discloses a producing method for an ink composition for forming absorption layers of thin film cells. The ink composition comprising CIGS or CIS nanocrystals and a chelating agent specified for the CIGS or CIS nanocrystals. According to the present invention, the mixture comprising at least two substances...

Dopant ink compositions for forming doped regions in semiconductor substrates, and methods for fabricating dopant ink compositions
04/25/13 - 20130098266 - Dopant ink compositions for forming doped regions in semiconductor substrates and methods for fabricating dopant ink compositions are provided. In an exemplary embodiment, a dopant ink composition comprises a dopant compound including at least one alkyl group bonded to a Group 13 element or a Group 15 element. Further, the...

Printing ink dryer and printing ink using the same
03/28/13 - 20130074726 - (In the formula, R1 and R2 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, X1 and X2 each independently represent an alkylene group having 2 to 6 carbon atoms, and Y represents —NR3— (wherein R3 represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl...

Liquid hardening
02/21/13 - 20130042789 - Curing agents for air-drying alkyd-based resins, coatings, such as paint, varnish or wood stain, inks and linoleum floor coverings, based on an iron/manganese complex containing tetradentate, pentadentate or hexadentate nitrogen donor ligands are disclosed....

Compositions comprising a reactive monomer and uses thereof
01/31/13 - 20130025495 - Disclosed herein are compositions such as ink or coating compositions that include at least one reactive monomer that includes a maleimide of the general formula (I) A- is or includes an aryl, an alkylaryl, or an arylalkyl. The reactive monomer may be or include 4-butylphenyl maleimide. The composition may also...

Polymeric precursors for cis and cigs photovoltaics
01/24/13 - 20130019777 - This invention relates to a range of compounds, inks and compositions used to make materials for photovoltaics, including solar cells. In particular, this invention relates to inks containing precursor compounds, as well as the precursor compounds, and materials for preparing photovoltaic layers. The precursor compounds and inks contain compounds having...

Silicon/germanium oxide particle inks and processes for forming solar cell components and for forming optical components
12/20/12 - 20120318168 - Highly uniform silica nanoparticles can be formed into stable dispersions with a desirable small secondary particle size. The silica particles can be surface modified to form the dispersions. The silica nanoparticles can be doped to change the particle properties and/or to provide dopant for subsequent transfer to other materials. The...

Metal alloys from molecular inks
12/06/12 - 20120304889 - Low temperature processes for converting mixtures of metal inks into alloys. The alloys can be dealloyed by etching. A method comprising: depositing at least one precursor composition on at least one substrate to form at least one deposited structure, wherein the precursor composition comprises at least two metal complexes, including...

Phase change ink components and methods of making the same
11/22/12 - 20120291663 - A solid ink composition comprising an amorphous component, a crystalline material, and optionally, a colorant, which are suitable for ink jet printing, including printing on coated paper substrates, and methods for making the same. In embodiments, the crystalline and amorphous components are synthesized from an esterification reaction of tartaric acid...

Substituted oxazoline compounds or substituted oxazoline derivatives
11/01/12 - 20120272859 - Substituted oxazoline compounds and/or substituted oxazoline derivatives having amorphous, semi-crystalline, or crystalline properties and methods for producing such compounds and derivatives are presented. The substituted oxazoline compounds and/or substituted oxazoline derivatives are useful for various applications. For example, the substituted oxazoline compounds and/or substituted oxazoline derivatives may function as phase-change...

Phase change ink components and methods of making the same
11/01/12 - 20120272860 - A solid ink composition comprising an amorphous component, a crystalline material, and optionally, a colorant, which are suitable for ink jet printing, including printing on coated paper substrates, and methods for making the same. In embodiments, the crystalline and amorphous components are synthesized from an esterification reaction of tartaric acid...

Inkjet printing ink set
10/04/12 - 20120247365 - A process for printing an image includes printing a substrate with an aqueous inkjet ink and drying the printed image with a near-infrared drying system, wherein the inkjet ink is a yellow or magenta inkjet ink and comprises a yellow or magenta colorant and a distinct near-infrared absorbing compound. Inkjet...

Ink composition
09/13/12 - 20120227619 - An ink composition includes a first saccharide and a second saccharide. The first saccharide is a linear saccharide having 4 or more saccharide units and the second saccharide is at least one selected from the group consisting of trehalose, maltotriose, and a cyclic saccharide....

Ink composition
09/13/12 - 20120227620 - An ink composition includes a cyclic saccharide and hydantoin or a derivative thereof....

Solid or phase change inks with improved properties
09/13/12 - 20120227621 - A solid or phase change inkjet ink incorporating a polar acidic wax is described. The use of polar waxes as an ink additive improves the polarity of the ink and adhesion of the ink to paper. A method for applying the solid or phase change ink incorporating an acidic polar...

Phase change ink compositions and colorants for use in the same
07/19/12 - 20120180694 - A phase change ink compositions, comprising a novel colorant wax to prevent and/or reduce printhead and nozzle contamination in ink jet printers caused by drooling and faceplate staining. In particular, there is provided novel colorants containing acid groups for use in phase change ink compositions and which are compatible with...

W/o emulsion ink for inkjet
05/24/12 - 20120125227 - A water-in-oil (W/O) emulsion ink which is suitable for use in inkjet printing and superior in ejection performance and storage stability is provided. A polyglycerin fatty acid ester which fatty acid moiety is oleic acid or isostearic acid and which has an HLB value of 7-14, is used as an...

Ink composition
03/29/12 - 20120073468 - An ink composition includes a slightly water-soluble alkanediol having 7 to 10 carbon atoms and cyclodextrin compound....

Printing apparatus, program, storage medium, method, and ink
03/01/12 - 20120048142 - A printing apparatus comprises an ink-jet head which discharges an ink toward a medium, a UV light source, a movement mechanism which moves the medium, and a controller. When the printing mode is selected, the controller controls the ink-jet head to discharge the ink toward the medium, and the controller...

Dispersants and the process for preparing them
02/16/12 - 20120037036 - The present invention provides compounds which are liquid at a temperature of 20° C. and a pressure of 101325 Pa and are of the general formula (I) [R—O(SO)a(EO)b(CH2CHCH3O)c(BO)d]x—[PO—(OH)3-x]y—R4z, where R=cardanol radical, R4=H, M+ or alkyl having 1 to 3 C atoms, SO=styrene oxide, EO=ethylene oxide, BO=butylene oxide and a=0 to...

Recrystallization type of ink composition
12/15/11 - 20110303118 - A recrystallization type of ink composition comprises a solvent, a crystalline material, and a colorant. When the recrystallization type of ink composition is applied to a non-absorption surface such as a whiteboard, a glass surface, and a plastic surface, it is recrystallized to provide a visual effect of a metal...

Ink for ballpoint pens and ballpoint pen using same
11/10/11 - 20110271870 - A ballpoint pen ink containing a colorant, a liquid medium, a polyoxyethylene castor oil and/or a polyoxyethylene hardened castor oil, or a derivative thereof, and one kind or a mixture of two or more kinds selected from a monoalkyl ether phosphoric acid, a polyoxyethylene monoalkyl ether phosphoric acid, a dialkyl...

Ink composition for ink jet recording
11/03/11 - 20110265686 - An ink composition for ink jet recording is provided. The ink composition includes at least a colorant, water, a poor water-soluble both-end-type alkanediol, a crystalline sugar alcohol that is solid at 20° C., and a poly(alkylene glycol). The poor water-soluble both-end-type alkanediol includes one or two alkyl substituents on its...

Inkjet ink and inkjet ink manufacturing method
10/27/11 - 20110259237 - A decolorizable inkjet ink includes a first particle that contains a color-forming compound, a color-developing agent, and a polar group-containing crystalline binder; and a second particle that contains a decoloring agent and a polar group-containing crystalline binder....

Scaleable process for synthesis of a curable wax
10/13/11 - 20110247521 - The methods of manufacturing a curable wax, such as an acrylate of a hydroxyl-terminated polyethylene wax having the structure CH3—(CH2)n—CH2OH, where n=22-24, are disclosed. The methods may include reacting a wax having a transformable functional group and a curable compound in the presence of an organic solvent to form an...

Method for producing metal nanoparticles, ink composition using the same, and method for producing the same
09/29/11 - 20110232523 - According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, the method for producing metal nanoparticles meeting the residual halogen ion concentration regulations, the ink composition using the same, and the method for producing the same can be provided....

Ceramic ink for manufacturing ceramic thick film by inkjet printing
09/29/11 - 20110232524 - The present invention discloses a ceramic ink having an improved refill rate, which enables the manufacture of a ceramic thick film having delicate and improved ceramic properties. To this end, the ceramic ink of the present invention contains a certain amount of a solvent in which ceramic powder is dispersed,...

Poly(oxyalkylene)ated colorants and their use as fluorescent security taggants
09/22/11 - 20110226155 - Certain poly(oxyalkylene) colorants are disclosed along with method of preparation thereof. A method of using these colorants as fluorescent security taggants is also disclosed....

Method of manufacturing base layer, ink for inkjet and electronic components
08/25/11 - 20110203482 - 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...

Printing mechanism and method of ink formulation
07/14/11 - 20110168052 - One method of ink formulation may include providing a shipping material in a reservoir of a printing mechanism, placing a concentrated ink in communication with the reservoir, and mixing the shipping material and the concentrated ink together to create a print-ready ink....

Molecular precursors for optoelectronics
06/23/11 - 20110146532 - This invention relates to compounds and compositions used to prepare semiconductor and optoelectronic materials and devices. This invention provides a range of compounds, compositions, materials and methods directed ultimately toward photovoltaic applications, as well as devices and systems for energy conversion, including solar cells. In particular, this invention relates to...

Ink set, recording apparatus, and recording method
06/09/11 - 20110132228 - An ink set includes a cyan ink composition containing C. I. Pigment Blue 15:6 as a pigment; a magenta ink composition containing a quinacridone pigment or a quinacridone solid solution pigment; a light magenta ink composition containing a quinacridone pigment selected from the group consisting of C. I. Pigment Violet...

Compounds suitable for use in inks and inks having such compounds
03/17/11 - 20110061565 - Disclosed herein are ink compositions including an ink vehicle and a colorant, wherein the ink vehicle includes a compound having a formula of R1—CONH—R2 or R2—CONH—R1, wherein R2 is a methyl group and R1 is an alkyl group having from about 3 carbon atoms to about 200 carbon atoms....

Compounds suitable for use in inks and inks having such compounds
03/17/11 - 20110061566 - Disclosed herein are compounds having a formula of R1—CONH—R6—CONH—R3, R1—NHCO—R6—CONH—R3, R1—CONH—R6—NHCO—R3 or R1—NHCO—R6—NHCO—R3, wherein R6 is a cyclic group having from 5 to 8 carbon atoms, wherein R1 and R3 are the same or different and comprise an alkyl group having from about 3 carbon atoms to about 200 carbon...

Solvent-based and water-based carbon nanotube inks with removable additives
03/03/11 - 20110048277 - In accordance with some embodiments, compositions and methods for forming solvent-based and water-based carbon nanotubes inks with removable additives are provided. In some embodiments, the ink composition comprises one or more carbon nanotubes, a solvent, and a removable additive, which may function as a stabilizing agent, a viscosity adjustment agent,...

Titanium dioxide
02/24/11 - 20110041726 - A coloured composition comprising: a) NIR scattering TiO2 particulate material with an average crystal size of greater than 0.40 μm and a particle size distribution such that 30% or more of the particles are less than 1 μm; b) one or more non-white colorant; wherein the particulate material and the...

Polymeric precursors for aigs silver-containing photovoltaics
02/10/11 - 20110030581 - This invention relates to compounds, polymeric compounds, and compositions used to prepare semiconductor and optoelectronic materials and devices including thin film and band gap materials. This invention provides a range of compounds, polymeric compounds, compositions, materials and methods directed ultimately toward photovoltaic applications, transparent conductive materials, as well as devices...

Polymeric precursors for caigas aluminum-containing photovoltaics
02/10/11 - 20110030582 - This invention relates to compounds, polymeric compounds, and compositions used to prepare semiconductor and optoelectronic materials and devices including thin film and band gap materials. This invention provides a range of compounds, polymeric compounds, compositions, materials and methods directed ultimately toward photovoltaic applications, transparent conductive materials, as well as devices...

Ink composition for forming absorbers of thin film cells and producing method thereof
02/03/11 - 20110023750 - An ink composition for forming absorbers of thin film cells comprising particles and a chelating agent for the particles. The particles contain a mixture of at least one element or the salts from group IB and/or IIIA and/or VIA. In the present invention, the chelating agent can alternatively be aromatic...

Recording liquid
01/13/11 - 20110005426 - A recording liquid ejected contains 70% by mass to less than 90% by mass of water, glycerol, a coloring agent, and a compound having a hydroxy group in an amount satisfying relationship: 0.25<y<S60÷2500. The compound is solid at ordinary temperature and pressure and satisfied relationships: Q20<−10 and S60−S20>10. In the...

Complex esters as solvent for printing inks (ii)
12/16/10 - 20100313787 - Fatty acid esters of C6-26 fatty acids and the addition products of 1 to 30 equivalents of ethylene and/or propylene oxide to polyvalent alcohols, where the polyvalent alcohols are selected from 1,2-propylene glycol, dipropylene glycol, tripropylene glycol, triethylene glycol, glycerine, sorbitol, trimethylolpropane, ditrimethylolpropane, tritrimethylolpropane, neopentyl glycol, 2-methylpropane-1,3-diol, 1,4-butanediol, 1,6-hexanediol, 1,4-cyclohexanediol,...

Silver micropowder having excellent affinity for polar medium, and silver ink
11/18/10 - 20100288159 - The above problems are solved by providing a silver micropowder excellent in affinity for at least γ-butyrolactone, which comprises silver particles processed to adsorb at least one of 1,4-dihydroxy-2-naphthoic acid (C11H8O4) and gallic acid (C7H6O5) on the surfaces thereof and having an X-ray crystal particle diameter Dx of from 1...

Carbon aerogels, process for their preparation and their use
11/18/10 - 20100288160 - The invention relates to carbon aerogels with particle sizes less than 1 μm, The carbon aerogels are prepared by (A) reating a mono- and/or polyhydroxybenzene, an aldehyde and a catalyst in a reactor at a reaction temperature T in the range from 75-200° C. at a pressure of 80-2400 kPa,...

Discolorable ink composition and writing utensils
11/04/10 - 20100275813 - The invention provides a discolorable ink composition which is irreversibly erasable by heating to about 40° C. to 120° C. A discolorable ink composition, where an electron-donating color-forming organic compound and an electron-accepting compound are incorporated in wax particles, whereby the electron-donating color-forming compound in a state color-developed by the...

Cationically and hybrid curable uv gels
09/30/10 - 20100242790 - Disclosed are radiation curable phase change ink and overcoat compositions that contain a gellant, a cationically curable monomer, a cationic photoinitiator, and, optionally, a radically curable monomer and, further optionally, a free-radical photoinitiator. A phase change ink composition further contains a colorant. A phase change overcoat composition is free of...

Fabrication of electrically active films based on multiple layers
08/26/10 - 20100212544 - A continuous film of desired electrical characteristics is obtained by successively printing and annealing two or more dispersions of prefabricated nanoparticles....