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US20170096502 METHODS OF PREPARING FUNCTIONALIZED POLYOLEFINS  
Provided herein are methods for preparing a functionalized polyolefin from an unsaturated polyolefin containing one or more non-aromatic main-chain double bonds and for reducing the size and/or...
9352291 Dispersant for spilled oil  
A method for dispersing oil spilled into the aqueous environment comprising the treatment of the spilled oil with an oil dispersant composition comprising a phospholipid and a polysaccharide...
9315595 Amine-terminated telechelic polymers and precursors thereto and methods for their preparation  
Disclosed is a method of preparing terminally functionalized telechelic polymers using a cationic living polymer product or a terminal tert-chloride chain end of a carbocationic quasiliving...
9271907 Compositions and methods for protection of skin against thermal insult  
The present invention provides novel topically-applied skin and face coating and paint compositions comprising near infrared reflecting pigments and hydrogels swollen with aqueous solution and/or...
US20160010077 Covalent Attachment of Bacteriophages (Phages) to Polymeric Surfaces  
We disclose a method of covalently attaching bacteriophages to a surface, including polymers, to create a resulting antibacterial surface device. Because the bacteriophages are specific for...
9200089 Self-repairing cyclic oxide-substituted chitosan polyurethane networks  
Thermosetting polymeric compositions, such as polyurethane compositions, and related methods are provided. The invention relates to coating and polymer compositions and related methods derived...
9150672 In situ formation of hydroxy chain end functional polyolefins  
Provided herein are methods for preparing a telechelic polymer of formula I wherein: R1 is a polyolefin group;R2 and R3 are, independently in each —(CR2R3)— unit, hydrogen or alkyl from 1 to 6...
8937134 Vinyl ether end-functionalized polyolefins  
Provided herein are vinyl ether end-functionalized polyolefins and methods for producing the same.
US20140127420 SELF-REPAIRING CYCLIC OXIDE-SUBSTITUTED CHITOSAN POLYURETHANE NETWORKS  
Thermosetting polymeric compositions, such as polyurethane compositions, and related methods are provided. The invention relates to coating and polymer compositions and related methods derived...
8680176 Nanoencapsulation of isocyanates via aqueous media  
The present invention provides a nanocapsule of a blocked isocyanate encapsulated within a polymeric nanosphere. In one aspect, the polymeric nanosphere is functionalized. Free isocyanate...
8658786 Self-repairing cyclic oxide-substituted chitosan polyurethane networks  
Thermosetting polymeric compositions, such as polyurethane compositions, and related methods are provided. The invention relates to coating and polymer compositions and related methods derived...
US20140031497 AMINE-TERMINATED TELECHELIC POLYMERS AND PRECURSORS THERETO AND METHODS FOR THEIR PREPARATION  
Disclosed is a method of preparing terminally functionalized telechelic polymers using a cationic living polymer product or a terminal tert-chloride chain end of a carbocationic quasiliving...
8575279 Method for preparation of polyolefins containing exo-olefin chain ends  
The present invention is directed to a method for preparation of polyolefins containing exo-olefin chain ends. The method involves quenching a cationic quasi-living polyolefin polymer system with...
8530586 Method for preparing polyolefins containing a high percentage of exo-olefin chain ends  
The present invention is directed to a method for preparing polyolefins containing a high percentage of exo-olefin chain ends. The method involves ionizing a polyolefin containing tert-chloride...
US20130158206 IN SITU FORMATION OF HYDROXY CHAIN END FUNCTIONAL POLYOLEFINS  
Provided herein are methods for preparing a telechelic polymer of formula I wherein: R1 is a polyolefin group;R2 and R3 are, independently in each —(CR2R3)— unit, hydrogen or alkyl from 1 to 6...
US20130150539 METHOD FOR PREPARATION OF POLYOLEFINS CONTAINING EXO-OLEFIN CHAIN ENDS  
The present invention is directed to a method for preparation of polyolefins containing exo-olefin chain ends. The method involves quenching a cationic quasi-living polyolefin polymer system with...
8450414 Glycerol ester-free functionalized vegetable oil derivatives and their latex compounds  
The present invention is directed to a fatty amide (meth)acrylate monomer, methods of making the monomer, and latex polymers comprising the fatty amide (meth)acrylate monomer. The monomers are...
8440736 Photocuable thiol-ene low gas permeability membranes  
The present invention provides modified multifunctional thiol-ene monomers wherein one or more thiols are reacted with a Michael addition reactive double bond compound. The present invention...
US20130075337 DISPERSANT FOR SPILLED OIL  
A method for dispersing oil spilled into the aqueous environment comprising the treatment of the spilled oil with an oil dispersant composition comprising a phospholipid and a polysaccharide...
8344073 Functionalization of polyolefins with phenoxy derivatives  
Provided herein are telechelic polymers and methods for producing the same. In some embodiments, provided herein are compounds having the formula and methods for producing the same.
8264526 Method for front matching stereo vision  
The present invention provides a method, system, and apparatus for solving the stereo vision matching problem. The invention implements a method for solving image correspondence problems so that...
US20120149840 PROCESS FOR PRODUCING AN AQUEOUS POLYMER DISPERSION  
Polymerizing an ethylenically unsaturdated monomer in an aqueous medium can produce an aqueous polymer dispersion. The polymerization is in the presence of a dispersant and a metal-carbene...
8084558 Preparation of transition metal nanoparticles and surfaces modified with (co)polymers synthesized by RAFT  
A new, facile, general one-phase method of generating thiol-functionalized transition metal nanoparticles and surfaces modified by (co)polymers synthesized by the RAFT method is described. The...
8073277 Apparatus and methods for image restoration  
The present invention relates to an apparatus and methods for performing image restoration. More specifically, the present invention relates to an apparatus and methods which are capable of...
8063154 Preparation of exo-olefin terminated polyolefins via quenching with alkoxysilanes or ethers  
Provided herein are methods for preparing a polyolefin containing one or more exo-olefinic end groups on the polyolefin chain, comprising quenching an ionized polyolefin with an alkoxysilane or an...
8061533 Materials comprising polydienes and hydrophilic polymers and related methods  
Materials prepared from polydienes, such as poly(cyclohexadiene), and hydrophilic polymers, such as poly(alkylene oxide), are described. Methods of making the materials and their use in fuel cell...
US20110217247 Compositions and methods for protection of skin against thermal insult  
The present invention provides novel topically-applied skin and face coating and paint compositions comprising near infrared reflecting pigments and hydrogels swollen with aqueous solution and/or...
8013073 Method for preparing polyolefins containing vinylidine end groups using nonaromatic heterocyclic compounds  
Disclosed is a method for preparing polyolefins containing vinylidine end groups from quasiliving carbocationically terminated polyolefin polymers by contacting the quasiliving carbocationically...
US20110196129 Hydratable Keratin Compositions  
Keratin hydratable absorbents and films are fabricated with simple, repeatable processes. Freeze drying produces a material with instantaneous water absorption to over 20 times its weight in...
US20110054086 FLAME RETARDANT POLYMERS AND ADDITIVE SYSTEM FOR IMPROVED VISCOSITY POLYMERS  
A flame retardant thermoplastic polymer composition, having a major amount of a thermoplastic polymer and a flame retardant additive comprising a phosphinic acid salt, a zinc salt and a melamine...
7854941 Method of attaching drug compounds to non-reactive polymer surfaces  
Polymers are disclosed that are chemically modified to retard bacterial growth. Such modified polymers (e.g. ePTFE and polypropylene) are produced by first creating acid groups on the polymer...
US20100266784 Self-Repairing Cyclic Oxide-Substituted Chitosan Polyurethane Networks  
Thermosetting polymeric compositions, such as polyurethane compositions, and related methods are provided. The invention relates to coating and polymer compositions and related methods derived...
7762118 Auto-positioning ultrasonic transducer system  
An ultrasonic transducer apparatus and process for determining the optimal transducer position for flow measurement along a conduit outer surface. The apparatus includes a transmitting transducer...
7718432 Non-immunogenic, hydrophilic/cationic block copolymers and uses thereof  
The present invention provides novel non-immunogenic, hydrophilic/cationic block copolymers comprising a neutral-hydrophilic polymer and a cationic polymer, wherein both polymers have well-defined...
7709580 Method for preparation of polylefins containing exo-olefin chain ends  
The present invention is directed to a method for preparation of polyolefins containing exo-olefin chain ends. The method involves quenching a cationic quasi-living polyolefin polymer system with...
7709545 Benzophenone/thioxanthone derivatives and their use in photopolymerizable compositions  
Benzophenone/thioxanthone derivatives useful as photoinitiators are provided as well as photopolymerizable compositions comprising the benzophenone/thioxanthone derivatives.
7705090 Method for preparing polyolefins containing a high percentage of exo-olefin chain ends  
The present invention is directed to a method for preparing polyolefins containing a high percentage of exo-olefin chain ends. The method involves ionizing a polyolefin containing tert-chloride...
US20100089287 Soy protein adhesive and uses thereof  
The present invention provides a soy protein-based adhesive composition and a process for making the composition that may be used in particleboards and similar wood composite systems and that is...
US20100007720 Method for front matching stereo vision  
The present invention provides a method, system, and apparatus for solving the stereo vision matching problem. The invention implements a method for solving image correspondence problems so that...
US20090318624 Preparation of exo-olefin terminated polyolefins via quenching with alkoxysilanes or ethers  
Provided herein are methods for preparing a polyolefin containing one or more exo-olefinic end groups on the polyolefin chain, comprising quenching an ionized polyolefin with an alkoxysilane or an...
US20090253805 Photocurable Thiol-Ene Low Gas Permeability Membranes  
The present invention provides modified multifunctional thiol-ene monomers wherein one or more thiols are reacted with a Michael addition reactive double bond compound. The present invention...
US20090208553 Monomers and Polymers with Covalently - Attached Active Ingredients  
Methods to form an active agent modified monomer comprising a ring opening cyclic monomer linked to an active agent via a degradable covalent linkage. Methods to form a polymer or copolymer...
7576161 Process for preparing terminally functionalized living and quasiliving cationic telechelic polymers  
Disclosed is a method of preparing terminally functionalized telechelic polymers using a cationic living polymer product or a terminal tert-chloride chain end of a carbocationic quasiliving...
US20090155485 Rapid curing wood putty based on frontal polymerization  
The present invention provides a method for rapidly curing wood putty utilizing frontal polymerization. The reaction is initiated with UV light, and a reaction front propagates through the putty,...
US20090143527 Glycerol Ester-Free Functionalized Vegetable Oil Derivatives and Their Latex Compounds  
The present invention is directed to a fatty amide (meth)acrylate monomer, methods of making the monomer, and latex polymers comprising the fatty amide (meth)acrylate monomer. The monomers are...
7501476 Method for preparing polyolefins containing vinylidene end groups using azole compounds  
Disclosed is a method for preparing polyolefins containing vinylidine end groups from quasiliving carbocationically terminated polyolefin polymers by contacting the quasiliving carbocationically...
US20080317375 Apparatus and methods for image restoration  
The present invention relates to an apparatus and methods for performing image restoration. More specifically, the present invention relates to an apparatus and methods which are capable of...
US20080234406 Nanoencapsulation of Isocyanates Via Aqueous Media  
The present invention provides a nanocapsule of a blocked isocyanate encapsulated within a polymeric nanosphere. In one aspect, the polymeric nanosphere is functionalized. Free isocyanate...
7420019 Method for preparation of polyolefins containing exo-olefin chain ends  
The present invention is directed to a method for preparation of polyolefins containing exo-olefin chain ends. The method involves quenching a cationic quasi-living polyolefin polymer system with...
US20080207535 Method of attaching drug compounds to non-reactive polymer surfaces  
Polymers are disclosed that are chemically modified to retard bacterial growth. Such modified polymers (e.g. ePTFE and polypropylene) are produced by first creating acid groups on the polymer...
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