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Yu Chin Lai, Paul L Valint Jr: Wettable silicone hydrogel compositions and methods for their manufacture. Bausch & Lomb Incorporated, Edward W Black, Craig E Larson, January 23, 1996: US05486579 (144 worldwide citation)

Improved silicone-containing hydrogels are disclosed with enhanced wettability comprising a silicone-containing monomer, at least one acrylic-containing hydrophilic monomer, and at least one vinyl-containing hydrophilic monomer.


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William E Mickols: Composite membrane and method for making the same. The Dow Chemical Company, Edward W Black, January 8, 2002: US06337018 (106 worldwide citation)

A composite membrane and method for making the same, comprising a porous support and a crosslinked polyamide surface. The subject membrane provides improved flux and/or rejection rates. The subject membrane is further capable of operating at lower operating pressures. The subject method includes rea ...


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William E Mickols: Composite membrane with polyalkylene oxide modified polyamide surface. The Dow Chemical Company, Edward W Black, August 28, 2001: US06280853 (69 worldwide citation)

A composite membrane and method for making the same, comprising a porous support and a crosslinked polyamide surface having polyalkylene oxide groups grafted thereto. The subject membrane provides improved resistance to fouling while offering excellent flux and salt passage performance. The subject ...


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William E Mickols, Chunming Zhang: Polyamide membrane with coating of polyalkylene oxide and polyacrylamide compounds. Dow Global Technologies, Edward W Black, October 19, 2010: US07815987 (47 worldwide citation)

A polyamide membrane and method for making and using the same, including use within a spiral wound module. While many different embodiments are described, one embodiment includes a polyamide membrane including a coating comprising a combination of a polyalkylene oxide compound and a polyacrylamide c ...


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Howard G Schild: Sheet material for thermal transfer imaging. Polaroid Corporation, Carol A Loeschorn, Edward W Black, August 2, 1994: US05334573 (35 worldwide citation)

Sheet materials for use in thermal transfer imaging systems comprising a donor sheet and a receiving sheet are provided wherein the donor sheet and the receiving sheet do not stick to each other during thermal processing.


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Hong J Zhang, Edward J Ellis, Stanley J Wrobel, Chimpiramma Potini: Composition for cleaning and wetting contact lenses. Edward W Black, John E Thomas, February 18, 1997: US05604189 (27 worldwide citation)

A composition for cleaning and wetting contact lenses comprises a polyethyleneoxide-containing material having a hydrophile-lipophile balance (HLB) of at least about 18, a surface active agent having cleaning activity for contact lens deposits, and a wetting agent.


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Henry P Dabrowski, Anil Salpekar, O William Lever Jr: Ophthalmic solution for artificial tears. Bausch & Lomb Incorporated, Edward W Black Esq, January 7, 1997: US05591426 (25 worldwide citation)

An ophthalmic artificial tear solution is described for treating irritation and dryness of the eyes with a formulation that includes polyvinylpyrrolidone, a preservative such as benzalkonium chloride, glycerin and hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, wherein the composition is an aqueous solution having i ...


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Denis LaBombard, Jeanne Y Ellis: Method of treating contact lenses. Bausch & Lomb Incorporated, Edward W Black, John E Thomas, Craig E Larson, June 25, 1996: US05529727 (21 worldwide citation)

A method for treating contact lenses involves irradiation of the contact lens with high energy radiation while immersed in an aqueous medium such as saline solution.


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William E Mickols, Qingshan Jason Niu: Composite polyamide membrane with branched poly(alkylene oxide) modified surface. Dow Global Technologies, Edward W Black, April 5, 2011: US07918349 (17 worldwide citation)

Composite membranes that exhibit long-term resistance to biofouling comprise a porous support and a crosslinked polyamide discriminating layer having an external surface, the discriminating layer comprising a branched poly(alkylene oxide) (PAO) polymer attached to its external surface. The branched ...