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Wayne M Gibbons, Shao Tang Sun, Brian J Swetlin: Process of aligning and realigning liquid crystal media. Hercules Incorporated, Mark D Kuller, December 4, 1990: US04974941 (142 worldwide citation)

A process of aligning or realigning a liquid crystal medium adjacent to a coated or uncoated substrate comprising exposing anisotropically absorbing molecules to linearly polarized light of a wavelength or wavelengths within the absorption band of the anisotropically absorbing molecules, wherein (a) ...


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Paul J Shannon, Shao Tang Sun, Brian J Swetlin: Process of preparing compositions having multiple oriented mesogens. Hercules Incorporated, Mark D Kuller, December 17, 1991: US05073294 (120 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal polymer film or fiber comprising polymeric liquid crystals having aligned multiple oriented mesogens and a process for preparing such a polymeric liquid crystal film or fiber comprising aligning in a multi-oriented state a nematic or smectic monomeric mesophase (liquid crystal monom ...


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Wayne M Gibbons, Shao Tang Sun, Brian J Swetlin: Process of aligning and realigning liquid crystal media. Hercules Incorporated, Mark D Kuller, July 16, 1991: US05032009 (98 worldwide citation)

A process of aligning or realigning a liquid crystal medium adjacent to a substrate which process comprises (1) exposing anisotropically absorbing molecules disposed on the substrate, disposed in the liquid crystal medium or which themselves are the liquid crystal medium to linearly polarized light ...


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Sung G Chu, Harold Jabloner, Brian J Swetlin: Thermosetting epoxy resin compositions and thermosets therefrom. Hercules Incorporated, Edmund C Ross Jr, April 7, 1987: US04656208 (33 worldwide citation)

Described are novel thermosetting epoxy resin compositions suitable for making cured resins, prepregs and stiff, tough thermoset composites. The thermosetting compositions comprise a polyepoxide component, an amine hardener and a specified amount of certain aromatic oligomers containing functional g ...


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Harold Jabloner, Brian J Swetlin, Sung G Chu: Epoxy thermosets having improved toughness. Hercules Incorporated, Edmund C Ross Jr, April 7, 1987: US04656207 (32 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a stiff, tough thermoset composite, the composite comprising a crosslinked epoxy resin matrix and high strength filaments. The resin matrix comprises a glassy discontinuous phase dispersed in a glassy continuous phase that continues throughout the resin matrix. Volume fractions of the d ...


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Brian J Swetlin, Kenneth A Mazich: Polyester compositions, methods of manufacturing said compositions, and articles made therefrom. Gore Enterprise Holdings, Richard W Ellis, March 3, 2009: US07498385 (27 worldwide citation)

Crosslinked polymer compositions have backbones with first and second divalent saturated aliphatic moieties, a divalent saturated aliphatic secondary alcohol moiety, and a trivalent saturated aliphatic moiety. Hydrolytically labile ester bonds joined together these moieties. These polyesters may be ...


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Sung G Chu, Harold Jabloner, Brian J Swetlin: Thermosetting epoxy resin compositions and thermosets therefrom. Hercules Incorporated, Edmund C Ross Jr, April 18, 1989: US04822832 (13 worldwide citation)

Described are novel thermosetting epoxy resin compositions suitable for making cured resins, prepregs and stiff, tough thermoset composites. The thermosetting compositions comprise a polyepoxide component, an amine hardner and a specified amount of certain aromatic oligomers containing functional gr ...


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Irena Gawin, Brian J Swetlin: Damage tolerant composites containing infusible particles. Hercules Incorporated, Edmund C Ross, Mark Goldberg, June 18, 1991: US05025045 (12 worldwide citation)

Damage tolerant composites comprising high strength filaments in the form of bundles or tows of continuous fiber and a tough phase separated, crosslinked epoxy resin matrix are disclosed. The crosslinked epoxy resin matrix comprises infusible particles that reside primarily between plies of the comp ...


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Paul J Shannon, Brian J Swetlin: Liquid crystal coupled dichroic dyes. Hercules Incorporated, Mark Goldberg, February 14, 1995: US05389285 (11 worldwide citation)

Liquid crystal coupled dichroic dye compositions comprising a dichroic dye moiety coupled to one or two liquid crystal moieties by a flexible spacer group having at least four atoms linked in a linear fashion; guest-host compositions comprising such liquid crystal coupled dichroic dye compositions d ...


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Anita N Chan, Brian J Swetlin, Samuel A Thompson III, Chester R Willis, Andrew B Woodside: Epoxy resin compositions with improved storage stability. Hercules Incorporated, Joanne W Patterson, November 1, 1994: US05360840 (6 worldwide citation)

Epoxy resin compositions having improved storage stability before curing and improved thermal and mechanical performance after curing comprise a mixture of a polyepoxide and a curing agent that is reactive with the polyepoxide. The epoxy resin composition is characterized by a glass transition tempe ...