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Low Cost Flame Retardant Polymers from Low Cost Olefinic Comonomers
This technology is an approach to using sulfenyl-halide polymerization with olefinic comonomers to prepare a new class of intrinsically flame-retardant polymers for the production of a wide range of thermoplastics, thermoplastic elastomers, and thermoset materials. Materials prepared with this technology have afforded a V0 UL-94V flame retardancy rating...
Published: 6/6/2022   |   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 > Coatings, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers
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
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
Nucleophilic Activation of Elemental Sulfur with Amines and Nucleophilic Heterocycles
This invention describes a process to utilize nucleophiles to activate elemental sulfur. Background: Existing catalytic methods involve heavy metal components and ultraviolet light. Alternative options also include using free-radicals to catalyze a polymerization reaction. The invention instead has the benefit of generating intermediates with unexplored...
Published: 7/18/2019   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Richard Glass
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Fuel Cells, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Diagnostics, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Drug Delivery, Technology Classifications > Materials > Biocompatible, Technology Classifications > Materials > Biomaterials, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers, Technology Classifications > Materials > Medical Devices > Diagnostic
Chalcogenide Hybrid Inorganic/Organic Polymers (CHIPs) Using Cyclic Olefinic Comonomers
This invention is an approach to creating specific materials that are transparent to Long Wave Infrared. The proposed materials may be used as a matrix for incorporating IR transparent nanoparticles to form infrared transparent CHIP nanoparticle material. This new process allows for the creation of new copolymers with improved thermomechanical properties...
Published: 12/21/2018   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Tristan Kleine, Richard Glass, Dennis Lichtenberger, Meghan O'Brien Hamilton
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Devices & Instrumentation > Robotics, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Transportation & Automotive > Autonomous/Intelligent Vehicle Compone, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Sensors and Detection > Remote Sensing, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers
Novel Polymers for Mid-and Long-Wave Infrared Imaging
This invention is an approach to creating specific materials that are transparent to Long Wave Infrared. The proposed materials may be used as a matrix for incorporating IR transparent nanoparticles to form infrared transparent CHIP nanoparticle material. This new process allows for the creation of new copolymers with improved thermomechanical properties...
Published: 10/3/2018   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Richard Glass
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Transportation & Automotive > Autonomous/Intelligent Vehicle Compone, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Transportation & Automotive > Safety Systems/Driver Enhancements, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Transportation & Automotive > Vehicle Control, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Transportation & Automotive > Telematics, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Devices & Instrumentation > Robotics, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Sensors and Detection, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Sensors and Detection > Remote Sensing, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lens & System Design
Weak Link Vulcanization: A New Approach to Lower Temperature, Higher Efficiency Crosslinking
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: 7/3/2018   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Richard Glass, Kyle Carothers, Yueyan Zhang
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Materials, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers
Enhanced Water Splitting with Protic Buffer/Electrolyte Cocatalysts
This invention is a protic co-catalyst used to increase the rate of electrolysis for splitting water to hydrogen and oxygen in a hydrogen evolving reaction. The co-catalyst is present in the electrolyte and is not consumed during the reaction. The co-catalyst may enhance the efficiency of water-splitting in systems that use a heterogenous catalyst,...
Published: 4/26/2018   |   Inventor(s): Dennis Lichtenberger, Richard Glass, Dong-Chul Pyun, William Brezinski, Kayla Clary, Metin Karayilan
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Sensors & Controls, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Electronics
Enhanced Electrocatalytic Water Splitting for Green Hydrogen Generation
A new metallopolymer catalyst has been developed to improve and simplify water electrolysis, targeting energy storage from renewable power production. Initial studies have shown that these metallopolymers have high turn-over frequency and improved stability in aqueous systems for producing hydrogen. Background: Platinum and other catalytic materials...
Published: 1/29/2018   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Richard Glass, Dennis Lichtenberger, William Brezinski, Kayla Clary, Metin Karayilan
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Energy Collection, Storage & Battery
Solubilization of Elemental Sulfur for Free Radical Copolymerizations via Organo-ring opening Activation
This invention describes a method to solubilize elemental sulfur using a method that allows for a wide variety of comonomers to be added for the formulation of chemically valuable products. Background: Existing methods typically involve sulfur being heated up to temperatures as high as 300 degrees Celsius. The environment in this heat renders certain...
Published: 5/31/2017   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Richard Glass
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers
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