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Michael F Weber, Timothy J Nevitt, William W Merrill, Kelly M Roscoe, Andrew J Ouderkirk, John A Wheatley, Gary B Hanson, James M Jonza, Jeffrey A Boettcher, Yaoqi J Liu, Terence D Neavin: Color shifting film. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Robert J Pechman, March 11, 2003: US06531230 (215 worldwide citation)

Multilayer polymeric films and other optical bodies are provided which is useful in making colored mirrors and polarizers. The films are characterized by a highly uniform change in color as a function of viewing angle.


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Yaoqi J Liu, Jeffrey A Boettcher, Heather K Kranz, Andrew T Ruff, Brian L Koster, David K Mortenson: Wrinkle resistant infrared reflecting film and non-planar laminate articles made therefrom. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Harold C Knecht III, September 28, 2004: US06797396 (177 worldwide citation)

A birefringent dielectric multilayer film that reflects in a wavelength region of interest, and preferably reflects at least 50% of light in a band at least 100 nm wide, preferably positioned between wavelengths from about 700 nm to about 2000 nm. The film is heat set to render the film capable of s ...


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Terence D Neavin, Andrew J Ouderkirk, Robert M Biegler, Yaoqi J Liu: Apparatus for making multilayer optical films. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Stephen C Jensen, August 31, 2004: US06783349 (124 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses are provided for the manufacture of coextruded polymeric multilayer optical films. The multilayer optical films have an ordered arrangement of layers of two or more materials having particular layer thicknesses and a prescribed layer thickness gradient throughout the multilay ...


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Terence D Neavin, Andrew J Ouderkirk, Yaoqi J Liu: Method for making multilayer optical films. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Milena G Higgins, Stephen C Jensen, December 7, 2004: US06827886 (81 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses are provided for the manufacture of coextruded polymeric multilayer optical films. The multilayer optical films have an ordered arrangement of layers of two or more materials having particular layer thicknesses and a prescribed layer thickness gradient throughout the multilay ...


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Yaoqi J Liu, Jerry A Sievers, Andrew T Ruff: Multilayer infrared reflecting film with high and smooth transmission in visible wavelength region and laminate articles made therefrom. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Milena G Higgins, Stephen C Jensen, August 9, 2005: US06927900 (59 worldwide citation)

A film includes a multilayer stack composed of unit cells having alternating optical layers of first and second diverse polymers A,B. The unit cells can consist essentially of two (AB), four (2A1B2C1B), or six layers (7A1B1A7B1A1B). The layers form an effective optical packet disposed between non-op ...


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Robert M Emmons, David J Lamb, Yaoqi J Liu, Ying Yuh Lu, Larry A Meixner, Robert S Moshrefzadeh, Richard J Pokorny, Steven J Rhyner, Philip E Watson, Leland R Whitney, Jie Yang: Multifunctional optical assembly. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Stephen W Buckingham, March 7, 2006: US07010212 (49 worldwide citation)

An integrated optical assembly including a light management component with an entry surface and a light delivery component having an exit surface attached to the entry surface of the light management component is disclosed The light management component and the light delivery component are attached ...


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Timothy J Hebrink, Yaoqi J Liu, William Ward Merrill, Bruce A Nerad, John A Wheatley: Method for making coPEN/PMMA multilayer optical films. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Milena G Higgins, Stephen C Jensen, December 14, 2004: US06830713 (47 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses are provided for the manufacture of coextruded polymeric multilayer optical films. The multilayer optical films have an ordered arrangement of layers of two or more materials having particular layer thicknesses and a prescribed layer thickness gradient throughout the multilay ...


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Steven D Thelss, Paul F Baude, Michael A Haase, Eric W Hemmesch, Yaoqi J Liu, Sergey S Lamansky: Methods of making displays. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Jean A Lown, Stephen F Wolf, January 12, 2010: US07645478 (40 worldwide citation)

Methods of forming displays are described. The displays have zinc oxide row and column drivers integrated onto the same display substrate as zinc oxide pixel transistors and organic light emitting diodes. The organic light emitting diodes are prepared, at least in part, using a thermal transfer proc ...


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Peter D Condo, Timothy J Hebrink, John A Wheatley, Andrew J Ouderkirk, Andrew T Ruff, Yaoqi J Liu, Milton H Andrus Jr: Multilayer optical bodies. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Bruce E Black, December 24, 2002: US06498683 (35 worldwide citation)

Optical bodies, comprising: a plurality of first optical layers comprising a first polymer composition that comprises (i) a polyester portion having terephthalate comonomer units and ethylene glycol comonomer units, and (ii) a second portion corresponding to a polymer having a glass transition tempe ...


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Peter D Condo, Timothy J Hebrink, John A Wheatley, Andrew J Ouderkirk, Andrew T Ruff, Yaoqi J Liu, Milton H Andrus Jr: Multilayer optical bodies. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Anna A Wetzels, November 28, 2006: US07141297 (25 worldwide citation)

Optical bodies, comprising: a plurality of first optical layers comprising a first polymer composition that comprises (i) a polyester portion having terephthalate comonomer units and ethylene glycol comonomer units; and (ii) a second portion corresponding to a polymer having a glass transition tempe ...