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Consumer Optics with Low Cost Polymers
This invention describes a range of low-cost polymer compositions and method of making for high index, high Abbie number consumer optics. Background: The consumer eyewear global market estimated at greater than $100 billion. Current optical polymer technology revolves around well-established thermoplastic or thermoset polymers, including polycarbonates...
Published: 5/18/2022   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Jon Njardarson, Richard Glass, Taeheon Lee, Chisom Olikagu, Kyung Seok Kang
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lens & System Design, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Ophthalmology, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Optical Fab / Metrology
Natural Rubber Vulcanization using Chalcogenide Hybrid Inorganic/Organic Polymers
A new high sulfur content polymer has been developed for tire vulcanization. This polymer may improve chemical compatibility, mixing, and result in more efficient crosslinking. Background: Sulfur, the traditional vulcanizing agent for tire rubber, is largely insoluble in rubber precursors and requires high temperatures to form crosslinks. Even with...
Published: 3/2/2022   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Taeheon Lee, Kyle Carothers
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers, Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals
SmartPrint Polymer Material and Design for the Connection of Separate Optical Chips
This technology is a further development of interconnect polymer waveguides for photonics packaging and integration. Here, a flexible optical substrate is attached and aligned to individual photonic chip components to form an optical waveguide. The waveguide comprises a refractive index contrast (RIC) polymer directly patterned using a photolithography...
Published: 12/13/2021   |   Inventor(s): Linan Jiang, Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Tristan Kleine, Julie Frish, Thomas Koch, Stanley Pau, Roland Himmelhuber, Abhinav Nishant, Kyungjo Kim, Sasaan Showghi
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Electronics > Assembly and Packaging, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Photonics, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Semiconductors, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Fiber Optics, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Materials & Fabrication > Optical, EO & MO, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Telecommunications > Electro-Optic Devices, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers, Technology Classifications > Software & Information Technology > Communications & Networking, Technology Classifications > Software & Information Technology > Web & Internet, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Communications & Networking > Optical, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Electronics > Computer Hardware, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Electronics > Digital Circuits
Novel High Refractive Index and Abbie Value Polymers for Advanced Lower Cost Optical Eyewear
Copolymerization of chalcogenide halides with widely available unsaturated monomers is used to create advanced polymer materials for consumer plastic optics, consumer eye wear, and smart phone plastic optics. Background: Sulfenyl chlorides are a widely known but largely ignored class of sulfur compounds that are highly reactive toward nucleophiles...
Published: 9/15/2021   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Jon Njardarson, Richard Glass, Taeheon Lee, Chisom Olikagu, Kyle Carothers
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Photonics, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lens & System Design, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Materials & Fabrication, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Materials & Fabrication > Optical, EO & MO, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Ophthalmology, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers
Highly Transmissive Infrared Polymer Micro Optical Lenses and Arrays
Polymeric microscale lenses, which are highly transmissive for infrared wavelengths, can be fabricated using photolithography. Arrays of lenses may be mass produced and incorporated into optical-electronic systems. Background: Conventionally, lenses for use in infrared imaging have been made from inorganic materials due to their superior optical properties...
Published: 1/11/2021   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Abhinav Nishant, Tristan Kleine, Nicholas Lyons, Kyungjo Kim
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Communications & Networking > Optical, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Communications & Networking > RFID, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > MEMS & Nanotechnology, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Photonics, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Transportation & Automotive > Autonomous/Intelligent Vehicle Compone, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Transportation & Automotive > Vehicle Control, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Materials & Fabrication, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Sensors and Detection, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Sensors and Detection > Remote Sensing, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Telecommunications > Electro-Optic Devices, Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals, Technology Classifications > Materials > Coatings, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers
Refractive Index Contrast Polymer Photonics Interconnects and Waveguides for Packaging and Integration
This invention represents a new chemical composition of photoresponsive, polymer photoresists, where the refractive index of the polymer can be modulated via UV radiation to facilitate the arbitrary writing of optical waveguides and other photonic devices in the material. The material can be spun on to any substrate or existing photonic device architecture...
Published: 11/10/2020   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Julie Frish, Tristan Kleine
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Communications & Networking > Networking, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Communications & Networking > Optical, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Electronics > Assembly and Packaging, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Photonics, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Telecommunications, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Telecommunications > Electro-Optic Devices, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Materials & Fabrication > Optical, EO & MO, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers
Improved Performance of Li-S Batteries via Sulfur Copolymers Cathodes: Plasticization of Cathodes
This invention is a novel cathode composite design based on molybdenum sulfide particles dispersed within a conductive sulfur polymer backbone, prepared with vinylic comonomers, such as diisobutadiene (DIB). The polysulfide provides high conductivity and stable, robust chemistry in a tuneable and simple 2-D design. Capacities of 500 to more than 1,000...
Published: 8/26/2020   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences
Sulfur Based Polyols for Polyurethanes and Novel Polymeric Materials, including Nonhalogenated Flame Retardants
University of Arizona researchers developed flame retardant sulfur-based polymers that are highly soluble in polar solvents and are made in a single chemical step from elemental sulfur, a low-value byproduct of oil refining and gas processing. This chemistry enables new polyurethane compositions, including non-halogenated flame retardants. The method...
Published: 3/27/2020   |   Inventor(s): Kyung Seok Kang, Dong-Chul Pyun
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Petrochemical, Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers
High Verdet Constant Polymer Magnetic Nanoparticle Materials for Magneto-Optic Devices
University of Arizona researchers have developed high Verdet constant thin films using polymer-nanoparticle composite material. The invention provides for uniform distribution of nanoparticles in a polymer matrix. The resulting inexpensive material possesses very high Verdet constants, exceeding one million / T-m. This material enables replacement of...
Published: 3/10/2020   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Kyle Carothers, Lindsey Holmen, Tobias Kochenderfer, Nicholas Lyons
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Communications & Networking > Optical, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lens & System Design, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Telecommunications > Electro-Optic Devices, Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals, Technology Classifications > Materials > Nanomaterials, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers
Novel Long-Wave Infrared Transparent Thermoset Polymers for Optical Components and Imaging Systems
This invention is new polymeric materials with improved Long Wave Infrared (LWIR) transmission as demonstrated by IR spectroscopy and IR thermal imaging. A one mm thick polymer film demonstrated transmittance with an LWIR camera in the 7.5-13 micron regime. The polymer is a thermoset and can be fabricated into windows, lenses, and prisms using simple...
Published: 8/26/2019   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Tristan Kleine, Nicholas Lyons, Oliver Spires, Laura Anderson
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lens & System Design
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