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William M Lamanna, Michael C Palazzotto, Wayne S Mahoney, Michael A Kropp: Energy-activatable salts with fluorocarbon anions. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Carolyn V Peters, September 10, 1996: US05554664 (99 worldwide citation)

An energy-sensitive (e.g., thermal, radiation or photosensitive) initiator, curative, and/or catalytic salt that has an anion comprising a tris-(highly fluorinated alkylsulfonyl)methide, tris-(fluorinated arylsulfonyl)methide, bis-(highly fluorinated alkyl)sulfonyl imide, bis-(fluorinated aryl)sulfo ...


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Peggy S Willett, Janis Robins, Kent S Tarbutton, Michael A Kropp: Energy-polymerization adhesive, coating, film and process for making the same. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Carolyn V Peters, October 12, 1993: US05252694 (81 worldwide citation)

Polymerizable compositions having at least one cationically polymerizable monomer; an optional free radically polymerizable monomer; an energy-polymerizable catalyst system wherein the catalyst system comprises an organometallic complex salt; a thermally decomposable ester reaction product of a tert ...


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Michael A Kropp, Wayne S Mahoney: Electrically conductive adhesive compositions. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Carolyn V Peters, November 8, 1994: US05362421 (51 worldwide citation)

An anisotropically conductive adhesive composition provides electrical conductivity between facing electrodes but maintains electric insulation laterally between adjacent electrodes and comprises (a) a cationically polymerizable monomer, such as a glycidyl epoxy resin; (b) a thermoplastic resin, ess ...


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Martin B Wolk, Thomas A Isberg, Michael A Kropp, William V Dower, Joel A Gerber: Process for making a Z-axis adhesive and establishing electrical interconnection therewith. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn Jr, H Sanders Gwin Jr, November 11, 1997: US05685939 (50 worldwide citation)

A Z-axis adhesive is produced by dispersing electrically-conductive particles in an organic binder and then imagewise exposing the material to electromagnetic radiation, preferably from a laser or a flash lamp, under conditions sufficient to transfer the particles from the binder to a receptor in a ...


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Joel D Oxman, Michael A Kropp: Method of producing a laminated structure. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Melanie Gover, May 28, 2002: US06395124 (37 worldwide citation)

A method of laminating a structure comprises at least two layers and a photopolymerizable adhesive composition between the layers, at least one of the layers being opaque, colored, or reflective. One or both of the layers is transmissive to actinic radiation in wavelengths in the range of greater th ...


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Dennis D Hansen, Michael A Kropp, Glen Connell: Electronic assembly with semi-crystalline copolymer adhesive. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, H Sanders Gwin Jr, September 30, 1997: US05672400 (36 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a microelectronic assembly wherein a semi-crystalline copolymer adhesive composition, preferably provided in the form of a film, is used to electrically interconnect a first circuit pattern on a first substrate to a second circuit pattern on a second substrate. The adh ...


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Christopher A Haak, Michael A Kropp, Greggory S Bennett: Adhesives containing electrically conductive agents. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Doreen S L Gwin, October 3, 2000: US06126865 (32 worldwide citation)

Pressure sensitive adhesives and heat activatable adhesives that are the reaction product of an acrylic acid ester of a monohydric alcohol whose homopolymer has a T.sub.g less than 0.degree. C.; a non-polar ethylenically unsaturated monomer whose homopolymer has a solubility parameter of no greater ...


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Richard M Bymark, Frank Y Xu, Rolf W Biernath, Michael A Kropp, Wayne S Mahoney, Taun L McKenzie, Wendy L Thompson: Encapsulant compositions with thermal shock resistance. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Dean M Harts, December 16, 2003: US06664318 (29 worldwide citation)

A thermomechanical-shock-resistant cured composition for solventless, hydrophobic resin encapsulation of electronic components having a glass transition temperature below 0° C. and containing a non-silicone oligomer including a flexible hydrocarbon backbone with reactive functionality, up to about 4 ...


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Fred B McCormick, David J Drath, Ilya Gorodisher, Michael A Kropp, Michael C Palazzotto, Melville R V Sahyun: Energy-curable cyanate/ethylenically unsaturated compositions. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Lorraine R Sherman, Philip Y Dahl, April 28, 1998: US05744557 (22 worldwide citation)

A composition of matter including a polymerizable mixture comprising 1 to 99 weight percent of a first monomer and an initiator therefor, the first monomer being one of 1) at least one free-radically polymerizable monomer or 2) at least one cyanate ester monomer, and 99 to 1 weight percent of a seco ...


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Scott B Charles, Kathleen M Gross, Steven C Hackett, Michael A Kropp, William J Schultz, Wendy L Thompson: Nanoparticle filled underfill. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Scott A Bardell, James A Baker, February 5, 2008: US07327039 (21 worldwide citation)

The invention provides electronic articles and methods of making said articles. The electronic articles comprise an electronic component bonded and electrically connected to a substrate using an underfill adhesive comprising the reaction product of a thermosetting resin, curing catalyst, and surface ...