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James A Rinde, Barry C Mathews, Miguel A Morales, Joel C Kent, Drew John Loucks, John Seymour Mattis, Jeff Dolin, Mark W Ellsworth, Frank Wasilewski: Sealing system for acoustic wave touchscreens. Elo TouchSystems, July 3, 2001: US06254105 (125 worldwide citation)

A sealing system for an acoustic touchscreen includes an elongate gel body between the touchscreen and the bezel of a housing onto which the touchscreen is mounted. The elongate gel body forms a seal around the perimeter of the touch-sensitive area of the touchscreen. A stop element controls and lim ...


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Mark W Ellsworth: Organoclay-polymer composites. Raychem Corporation, Herbert G Burkard, Yuan Chao, October 5, 1999: US05962553 (59 worldwide citation)

Nanocomposites are made by melt-blending a melt processable polymer having a high melt processing temperature and an organophosphonium cation modified layered clay. Such modified layered clay is more stable at the higher temperatures encountered during the melt processing of such a melt processable ...


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Bruce M Novak, Mark W Ellsworth: Composite materials of interpenetrating inorganic and organic polymer networks. The Reagents of the University of California, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, October 19, 1993: US05254638 (12 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to sol-gel methods for forming non-shrinking, high-glass composite materials and the products. Also taught is an inorganic-organic composite material having a solid interwoven network of an inorganic polymer matrix with interpenetrating polymerized alcohols. The inorganic matr ...


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Bruce M Novak, Mark W Ellsworth: Composite materials of interpenetrating inorganic and organic polymer networks. The Regents of the University of California, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, May 2, 1995: US05412043 (7 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to sol-gel methods for forming non-shrinking, high-glass composite materials and the products. Also taught is an inorganic-organic composite material having a solid interwoven network of an inorganic polymer matrix with interpenetrating polymerized alcohols. The inorganic matr ...


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Pawel Czubarow, Mark W Ellsworth, Karin M Kinsman, Eugen L Kurjatko, Andrew P Washabaugh: Preparation of calcined ceramic powders. Raychem Corporation, Yuan Chao, Herbert G Burkard, January 26, 1999: US05863468 (4 worldwide citation)

Calcined ceramic powder is made by blending a precursor powder with a form of carbon such as carbon black and heating the blend in an oxygenated atmosphere. The carbon acts as a separator, preventing coalescence of the percursor powder during the calcining process. The blend is characterized by the ...


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Jaydip Das, Jian Wang, Na An, Randy K Rannow, Mark W Ellsworth: Electrical connector having a magnetic assembly. Tyco Electronics Corporation, November 26, 2013: US08591261 (4 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector includes a housing having a plug cavity configured to receive a modular plug therein. A terminal assembly is coupled to the housing. The terminal assembly has a plurality of terminals configured to engage corresponding terminals of the modular plug. The electronic connector i ...


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Mark W Ellsworth, Michael A Oar: Methods of processing high service temperature hydrocarbon gels. Tyco Electronics Corporation, March 26, 2013: US08404172 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods of processing high service temperature crosslinked thermoplastic gels are provided. The methods include combining (a) an oil-swelled physically crosslinked thermoplastic elastomer gel comprising at least one functional group configured to chemically crosslink in the presence of a crosslinker ...


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Mark W Ellsworth, Michael A Oar, Miguel A Morales: Crosslinked flame retardant thermoplastic elastomer gels. Tyco Electronics Corporation, April 8, 2014: US08691884 (1 worldwide citation)

Crosslinked flame retardant thermoplastic elastomer gels are provided. The crosslinked flame retardant thermoplastic elastomer gels comprise a char catalyst, a char former, a maleic anhydride-modified styrene ethylene/butylene styrene polymer, and a softener oil. Methods are provided of making cross ...


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Jian Wang, Mark W Ellsworth: Graphene and graphene oxide aerogels. Tyco Electronics Corporation, October 28, 2014: US08871821

A carbon-based aerogel is disclosed in which the carbon atoms are arranged in a sheet-like nanostructure. The aerogel may be either a graphene oxide aerogel or a graphene aerogel and may further be reinforced with a polymer. A method for making the aerogel is also disclosed and includes providing gr ...


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Mark W Ellsworth, Stefanie M Gravano Doerffler: Methods of making reversible crosslinked polymers and related methods. Tyco Electronics Corporation, November 25, 2014: US08895667

Methods are provided for making reversible crosslinked polymers. Exemplary methods comprise reacting first and second thermoplastic polymers having non-hindered olefins in the presence of a metathesis catalyst under conditions sufficient to form a crosslinked polymer. In certain embodiments, the met ...