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Dental materials on the basis of highly acidic polymerizable bisphosphonic acids

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to a dental material which comprises a polymerizable bisphosphonic acid of Formula I: The invention also relates to the use of a polymerizable bisphosphonic acid of Formula I for the preparation of a dental material and in particular for the preparation of an adhesive, cement or composite.



Crosslinked compositions, method of making them, and articles comprising them

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to a composition comprising at least one propylene-based polymer comprising less than 0.1 wt. % diene-derived units based on the weight of the propylene-based polymer, an antioxidant, and a co-agent. The composition can be at least partially crosslinked by electron beam irradiation in a dose of less than 200 kGy, and may be further formed into articles including fibers, yarns, films, and nonwovens, among others. The propylene-based polymer of the present invention may be a polymer blend formed by forming a reactor blend from of two or more polymers produced in two or more reactors.



Aqueous polyurethane dispersion

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed is an aqueous polyurethane dispersion obtained by dispersing in water a reaction product obtained by reacting a reaction mixture comprising at least one organic, aliphatic, cycloaliphatic or aromatic di, tri or poryisocyanate, at least one isocyanate reactive polycarbonate diol, triol or polyol, at least one compound comprising at least one isocyanate reactive group and at least one free radically polymerizable unsaturated group, and at least one compound comprising at least one isocyanate reactive group and at least one at least dispersing active group, and optionally at least one compound comprising at least two isocyanate reactive groups and having a molecular weight of less than 1000 g/mol.



Hydrophilic gels from polyurethane-based photoinitiators

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to the use of polymeric photoinitiators based on polyalkyletherurethane backbones in the production of hydrophilic gels, in particular hydrogels. The invention relates to methods for manufacturing hydrophilic gels using said polymeric photoinitiators, and the hydrophilic gels thus obtained.



Ultraviolet-curable ink jet ink composition

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Provided is an ultraviolet-curable ink jet ink composition with excellent curability and storage stability, the composition containing a monomer A represented by Formula (I): CH2═CR1—COOR2—O—CH═CH—R3 (wherein R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, R2 represents a C2-C20 divalent organic residue, and R3 represents a hydrogen atom or a C1-C11 monovalent organic residue); a (meth)acrylated amine compound; a hindered amine compound other than the (meth)acrylated amine compound; and a photopolymerization initiator.



Primer for ink-jet recording

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to a primer ink comprising a polymerizable compound and a polymerization initiator, wherein the polymerizable compound comprises a monofunctional monomer having an aromatic hydrocarbon-based ring structure in a molecule and an aliphatic hydrocarbon-based monofunctional monomer, wherein a total mass of the monofunctional monomer having an aromatic hydrocarbon-based ring structure in a molecule and an aliphatic hydrocarbon-based monofunctional monomer is 80% by mass or more based on the total mass of all polymerizable compounds which the primer ink comprises, and wherein a surface tension of is 25 mN/m to 31 mN/m and a viscosity is 50 mPa·s or less.



Photoreactive polymer

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A description is given of a photoreactive polymer preparable by radical polymerization using at least one photoreactive monomer, where the photoreactive monomer has at least one radically polymerizable C—C double bond, at least one hydrophilic group selected from an ethylene glycol group and polyethylene glycol groups having at least 2 ethylene glycol units, and at least one photoreactive group, the photoreactive group being a photoenolizable carbonyl group.



Surface treatment method for a substrate using denatured urushiol derived from Toxicodendron vernicifluum

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A method of treating a surface of a substrate using modified urushiol derived from Toxicodendron vernicifluum is provided. More particularly, the reactivity of a hydroxyl group of urushiol extracted from fresh Toxicodendron vernicifluum is removed before the lacquer is used as a UV coating agent for a substrate such as a steel sheet. Therefore, the substrate may have high antibacterial activity, and excellent appearance and functionalities such as far-infrared radiation, blocking of electromagnetic waves, enhanced corrosion resistance, high crosslinking speed when a low content of a photoinitiator is used, excellent surface gloss and high scratch resistance.



Powder coating compositions and a method for coating a substrate, such as a thermally sensitive substrate

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to a powder resin with amp from 60 to 110° C., and a particle size from 10 to 250 μm, which comprises the reaction product of a reactive composition comprising: a) an isocyanate component comprising a polyisocyanate with functionality of at least 2, b) an alcoholic component, comprising: b1) at least one polyol with OH functionality from 2 to 4, b2) a monoalcohol component comprising: b2.1) a monoalcohol, bearing an ethylenic unsaturation b2.2) a saturated alcohol selected from the group of fatty alcohols, b2.3) optionally, an additional saturated monoalcohol from non fatty monoalcohols the molar ratios of OH functional groups, of the said alcoholic components b2.2) (possibly b2.3)) and b2.1) being defined so that the OH molar ratio of b2.2)/b2.1) or of [b2.2)+b2.3)]/b2.1) ranges from higher than 0.25 to 2, with the proviso that: the resulting said powder resin does bear at least one urethane unit with branched structure resulting from the reaction of an isocyanate component a) with a polyol component b), with said component a) having an average functionality higher than 2 or otherwise (if not higher than 2) the said component b1) having an average functionality higher than 2, with the resulting resin having no any crosslinked structure and being soluble in an organic solvent. The invention does also relate to a powder coating composition comprising the said resin and the resulting coatings and coated substrates for protective or decorative uses.



Molecularly imprinted polymer for detecting the pentraxin, and method for preparing same

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present disclosure relates to a molecularly imprinted structure for detection of a pentraxin protein and a method for preparing the same by synthesizing a reactive group-pentraxin protein ligand complex specifically reacting with the pentraxin protein and being polymerizable with a crosslink agent to detect a pentraxin protein by using the complex. The present disclosure also provides a chip for detection of a C-reactive protein and a method for preparing the same, the chip including a molecularly imprinted layer having excellent sensitivity to a C-reactive protein and an improved binding force to a metal substrate by using click chemistry.



Photocurable composition

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

[Problem] To provide a photocurable sealing material which exhibits stable physical properties, particularly permanent compression set when subjected to a heat resistance test in an atmosphere of 100 to 150° C., and has a stable applying shape and storage stability. [Solution] A photocurable composition containing components (A) to (C) mentioned below, in which the mass ratio of the component (A) to the component (B) is 3:7 to 8:2; component (A): a compound having a polymer of a (meth)acrylic monomer as a main skeleton and having one (meth)acryl group at each of the both terminals;component (B): a compound having a polymer of a (meth)acrylic monomer as a main skeleton and having one (meth)acryl group at only one terminal; andcomponent (C): a photoinitiator.



Colored photosensitive composition

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention provides a dye that is excellent in solubility and heat-resistance, and a novel compound that is suitable for the dye, and specifically provides a yellow dye having a maximum absorption wavelength in the region of 420 to 470 nm. Furthermore, the present invention provides a colored (alkali-developable) photosensitive composition and an optical filter using the dye, and specifically provides a color filter that does not decrease luminance and thus is preferable for an image display device such as a liquid crystal display panel. Specifically, the present invention provides a novel compound represented by the following general formula (1), a dye using the compound, and a colored (alkali-developable) photosensitive composition and a color filter. The content of the above-mentioned general formula (1) is as described in the description.



Photocurable adhesive composition

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A photocurable adhesive composition is provided, which comprises: a) a (meth)acrylate oligomer having one or more functional groups, b) a mono-functional monomer, a multi-functional monomer, or a mixture thereof, c) a photoinitiator, and d) a plasticizer having a refractive index of no less than 1.48. The photocurable adhesive composition of the present invention has good light transmittance, high refractive index and appropriate flowability and softness, and is easy to be coated and adhered. The photocurable adhesive composition of the present invention can be applied to optical products and simplify the manufacture processes, and provide adhesion property while retaining good reworkability and optical properties.



Acrylic resin composition, method of manufacturing the same, and architectural material, fashion accessory, and optical material formed using the same

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention provides an acrylic resin composition containing a polycrystal of colloidal particles of silicon oxide in an acrylic resin that is formed by curing an acrylic monomer liquid at room temperature and/or an acrylic oligomer liquid at room temperature, wherein a mean distance between the colloidal particles in the polycrystal is 140 to 330 nm. The size of the single crystal that constitutes the polycrystal can be controlled by adjusting the content of silicon oxide and/or the additive amount of impurities. An architectural material, a fashion accessory, and an optical material are provided that are formed by using the acrylic resin composition.



Nitrile rubbers and production thereof in organic solvents

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A new process is provided for preparing nitrile rubbers by free-radical polymerization in an organic solvent and in the presence of specific modifier substances. This polymerization may be followed by hydrogenation to give likewise new hydrogenated nitrile rubbers, the hydrogenation advantageously taking place likewise in organic solvent. The optionally hydrogenated nitrile rubbers obtained are notable for having fragments of the employed modifier substances in the main polymer chain and/or as end groups. They can be prepared with a wide diversity of molecular weights and polydispersity indices, especially with very low polydispersity indices.



Curable resin composition, curable resin molded body, cured resin molded body, method for producing each of same, and laminate body

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention is: a curable resin composition comprising a thermoplastic resin (A), a curable monomer (B), and a photoinitiator (C), the thermoplastic resin (A) including an aromatic ring in its molecule, and having a glass transition temperature (Tg) of 140° C. or more, and the photoinitiator (C) having an absorbance at 380 nm of 0.4 or more when measured in a 0.1 mass % acetonitrile solution; a curable resin formed article obtained by forming the curable resin composition; a cured resin formed article obtained by curing the curable resin formed article; a laminate comprising at least one layer that is formed of a cured resin obtained by curing the curable resin composition. The present invention provides: a cured resin formed article that exhibits excellent heat resistance, includes only a small amount of residual low-boiling-point substance (e.g., solvent and curable monomer), and has small in-plane retardation, a method for producing the same, a curable resin composition and a curable resin formed article that are useful as a raw material for producing the cured resin formed article, and a laminate that includes a layer formed of a cured resin.



Blends containing photoactive additive

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Polymeric blends having improved flame retardance properties and good ductility at low temperatures are disclosed. The blend is formed from (A) a photoactive additive containing a photoactive group derived from a monofunctional benzophenone; and (B) a polymer resin which is different from the photoactive additive. The additive can be a compound, oligomer, or polymer. When exposed to ultraviolet light, crosslinking will occur between the photoactive additive and the polymer resin, enhancing the chemical resistance and flame retardance while maintaining ductility.



Frame sealant, process for preparing same and use thereof

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Embodiments of the invention provide a frame sealant and a process for preparing the same, as well as use thereof. The frame sealant comprises, by weight, 25%-30% acrylic resins, 25%-30% oligomers as shown in Structure Formula I, 10%-15% organic powders, 10%-15% inorganic powders, 0%-10% epoxy resins, 10%-15% heat curing agents, 0.1%-1% photoinitiators, and 0.1%-1% coupling agents, wherein, in Structure Formula I, n indicates an integer of 10-20.



Adhesive bonding composition and method of use

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A polymerizable composition includes at least one monomer, a photoinitiator capable of initiating polymerization of the monomer when exposed to light, and a phosphor capable of producing light when exposed to radiation (typically X-rays). The material is particularly suitable for bonding components at ambient temperature in situations where the bond joint is not accessible to an external light source. An associated method includes: placing a polymerizable adhesive composition, including a photoinitiator and energy converting material, such as a down-converting phosphor, in contact with at least two components to be bonded to form an assembly; and, irradiating the assembly with radiation at a first wavelength, capable of conversion (down-conversion by the phosphor) to a second wavelength capable of activating the photoinitiator, to prepare items such as inkjet cartridges, wafer-to-wafer assemblies, semiconductors, integrated circuits, and the like.



Encapsulant composition and method for fabricating encapsulant material

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An encapsulant composition is provided, including at least one resin monomer, a filler and a photoinitiator, wherein the at least one resin monomer is selected from the group consisting of acrylic resin monomer, epoxy resin monomer, silicone resin monomer and compositions thereof, and the filler is of about 0.1˜15 weight % of the encapsulant composition. A method for forming encapsulant materials is also provided.



Photo-curable transparent resin composition

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Provided is a photo-curable transparent resin in which an oxetane monomer for promotion of photo-curing, control of viscosity, and improvement of physical properties is mixed with a photo-cationically polymerizable cyclo-aliphatic epoxy group-containing oligosiloxane resin prepared by a sol-gel reaction. The photo-cationically polymerizable photo-curable transparent resin added with the oxetane monomer provides a cured product having high curing density and retaining excellent mechanical properties, thermal-mechanical properties, and electrical properties.



Ink composition

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention provides an ink composition comprising at least a polymerizable compound, a photo-polymerization initiator and a polymerization accelerator, wherein the polymerizable compound comprises en N-vinyl compound, the photo-polymerization initiator comprises two or more compounds selected from the group consisting of bisacylphosphine oxides, monoacylphosphine oxides and α-amino ketones, and the polymerization accelerator comprises fine particles having a polymerizable functional group. The ink composition of the invention may be a transparent ink composition containing no coloring material. The ink composition of the invention may further contain a fluorescent whitening agent.



Gentle to skin adhesive

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Electron beam and gamma radiation crosslinked, silicone gel adhesives are described. Both nonfunctional and functional poly diorganosiloxanes are used. Methods of forming the adhesives, and medical articles incorporating such adhesives are also described.



Solid state deformation processing of crosslinked high molecular weight polymeric materials

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Solid-state deformation processing of crosslinked high molecular weight polymers such as UHMWPE, for example by extrusion below the melt transition, produces materials with a combination of high tensile strength and high oxidative stability. The materials are especially suitable for use as bearing components in artificial hip and other implants. Treated bulk materials are anisotropic, with enhanced strength oriented along the axial direction. The material is oxidatively stable even after four weeks of accelerated aging in a pressure vessel containing five atmospheres of oxygen (ASTM F2003). Because of its oxidative stability, the deformation processed material is a suitable candidate for air-permeable packaging and gas sterilization, which has thus far been reserved for remelted crosslinked UHMWPE.



UV-curable thermoformable dielectric for thermoformable circuits

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

This invention is directed to a polymer thick film UV-curable thermoformable dielectric composition. Dielectrics made from the composition can be used in various electronic applications to protect electrical elements and particularly to insulate and protect both the conductive thermoformable silver and the polycarbonate substrate below it in capacitive switch applications. The thermoformed capacitive switch circuit may be subsequently subjected to an injection molding process.



Hot-melt composition comprising hydrocolloids

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A hot-melt formulation useful as a wound dressing comprises a chemically crosslinked polymer matrix obtainable from prepolymers crosslinkable by means of photopolymerization. Hydrocolloids are embedded in the chemically crosslinked polymer, matrix. The formulation is obtainable by combining the prepolymers and hydrocolloids, and heating and processing the mixture through a slot die, wherein the mixture has a viscosity of less than 100 Pa*s and a processing temperature of less than 150° C. The prepolymers are crosslinked by means of photopolymerization by irradiation with UV light.



Control over controlled radical polymerization processes

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A procedure for improved temperature control in controlled radical polymerization processes is disclosed. The procedure is directed at controlling the concentration of the persistent radical in ATRP and NMP polymerizations procedures and the concentration of radicals in a RAFT polymerization process by feeding a reducing agent or radical precursor continuously or intermittently to the reaction medium through one of more ports.



Curable compositions for three-dimensional printing

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Curable, phase-change compositions and inks used for printing three-dimensional objects including a curable monomer, a photoinitiator, a wax and a gellant, where the composition of the cured formulation has a room temperature modulus of from about 0.01 to about 5 Gpa. The curable monomer includes acrylic monomer, polybutadiene adducted with maleic anhydride, aliphatic urethane acrylate, polyester acrylate, 3-acryloxypropyltrimethoxysilane, or acryloxypropyl t-structured siloxane.



Photo-crosslinked gellan gum-based hydrogels: preparation methods and uses thereof

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

This invention refers to photo-crosslinked hydrogel materials based in gellan gum suitable for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications or as drug delivery systems. Formulations of gellan gum with different degrees of acylation serve as precursor material for insertion of a polymerizable moiety. The materials are capable of free radical polymerization with a photo-initiator at mild temperatures and exposure to ultraviolet light, enabling control of reticulation and withstanding the encapsulation of human and animal cells and/or drugs, and any combination thereof. The physicochemical and biological properties can be adjusted by combining different formulations of gellan gum and reaction conditions. The matrix can be used either as an acellular or cellular system, dispensed manually or automatically by injection and crosslinked directly at the site of application, and can be processed using manual or automated systems in different types of scaffolds, such as hydrogels, fibers, 3D structures and micro- or nanoparticles.



Magnetic-core polymer-shell nanocomposites with tunable magneto-optical and/or optical properties

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Methods are disclosed for synthesizing nanocomposite materials including ferromagnetic nanoparticles with polymer shells formed by controlled surface polymerization. The polymer shells prevent the nanoparticles from forming agglomerates and preserve the size dispersion of the nanoparticles. The nanocomposite particles can be further networked in suitable polymer hosts to tune mechanical, optical, and thermal properties of the final composite polymer system. An exemplary method includes forming a polymer shell on a nanoparticle surface by adding molecules of at least one monomer and optionally of at least one tethering agent to the nanoparticles, and then exposing to electromagnetic radiation at a wavelength selected to induce bonding between the nanoparticle and the molecules, to form a polymer shell bonded to the particle and optionally to a polymer host matrix. The nanocomposite materials can be used in various magneto-optic applications.



Flame retardant polymer compositions

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

In one aspect, the invention relates to crosslinkable, flame retardant polymer compositions are provided comprising a polyamide or polyester; a flame retardant system; a crosslinking agent; and a flame retardant system coagent. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention.



Biocompatible material

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Monomers of formula (I) which include a vinyl group, polymers and articles, such as contact lenses, made therefrom, all of which are biocompatible, are described.



Compound, polymeric compound, acid generator, resist composition, and method of forming resist pattern

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

There are provided a novel compound, a polymeric compound, a resist composition, an acid generator and a method of forming a resist pattern the compound represented by general formula (1-1):wherein each of R1 and R3 independently represents a single bond or a divalent linking group; A represents a divalent linking group; each of R2 and R4 independently represents a hydroxyl group, a hydrocarbon group which may have a substituent, or a group represented by general formula (1-an1), (1-an2) or (1-an3), provided that at least one of R2 and R4 represents a group represented by general formula (1-an1), (1-an2) or (1-an3); and n0 is preferably 0 or 1, andwherein Y1 represents a single bond or —SO2—; R5 represents a linear or branched monovalent hydrocarbon group of 1 to 10 carbon atoms, cyclic monovalent hydrocarbon group of 3 to 20 carbon atoms or monovalent hydrocarbon group of 3 to 20 carbon atoms having a cyclic partial structure which may be substituted with a fluorine atom; and M+ represents an organic cation or a metal cation,



Polarizing plate, method for producing same and image display device comprising same

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to a polarizing plate, a method for producing the same, and an image display device comprising the same, and more specifically to a polarizing plate which is characterized by comprising: a) a polarizer, b) a hardening resin layer which is provided on at least one side of the polarizer and formed from a photocurable composition comprising: 4 to 95 parts by weight of (A) a photocurable acrylic polymer, 4 to 95 parts by weight of (B) a poly-functional acrylic monomer, and 1 to 20 parts by weight of (C) a photo-polymerization initiator, based on 100 parts by weight of the photocurable composition, a method for manufacturing the same, and an image display device using the same. According to the present invention, a polarizing plate, which exhibits excellent polarizing properties and durability, has high surface hardness, and may be formed as a thin plate, may be provided.



Photosensitive resin composition for color filter and color filter using the same

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A photosensitive resin composition for a color filter includes (A) an acrylic-based binder resin including a structural unit represented by the following Chemical Formula 1, wherein the definitions of R1, R2, R3 and R4 are the same as set forth in specification; (B) an acrylic-based photopolymerizable monomer; (C) a photopolymerization initiator; (D) a colorant; and (E) a solvent.



Systems and methods for interior energy-activation from an exterior source

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A method and a system for producing a change in a medium. The method places in a vicinity of the medium at least one energy modulation agent. The method applies an initiation energy to the medium. The initiation energy interacts with the energy modulation agent to directly or indirectly produce the change in the medium. The system includes an initiation energy source configured to apply an initiation energy to the medium to activate the energy modulation agent.



Plasmonic assisted systems and methods for interior energy-activation from an exterior source

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A method and a system for producing a change in a medium disposed in an artificial container. The method places in a vicinity of the medium at least one of a plasmonics agent and an energy modulation agent. The method applies an initiation energy through the artificial container to the medium. The initiation energy interacts with the plasmonics agent or the energy modulation agent to directly or indirectly produce the change in the medium. The system includes an initiation energy source configured to apply an initiation energy to the medium to activate the plasmonics agent or the energy modulation agent.



Polyisoprene condoms

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to processes for making synthetic polyisoprene latex and synthetic polyisoprene condoms. A process for making a compounded synthetic polyisoprene latex suitable for making a latex film comprises (a) compounding a synthetic polyisoprene latex with suitable compounding ingredients, (b) maturing the latex and optionally (c) storing the latex; characterized in that steps (a), (b) and (c) if included are carried out at a low temperature so as to minimize prevulcanization of the latex. Condoms can be made from latexes produced according to the process of the invention.



Composition for forming pattern and in-plane printing method using the same

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A composition for forming a pattern includes: about 1% to about 10% by weight of a liquid prepolymer, about 40% to about 60% by weight of an acrylate having a hydrophilic group, about 10% to about 20% by weight of a viscosity modifier, about 1% to about 5% by weight of a photoinitiator, and an additive.



Multistep UV process to create surface modified contact lenses

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Medical devices having a wettable, biocompatible surface are described herein. Processes for producing such devices are also described.



Weather resistant exterior film composite

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

This invention relates to film composites with a single coating of hard coat material which have a significant improved adhesion together with improved weather resistance while also increasing resistance to abrasion and cracking. In one embodiment, this film composite is comprised of a transparent base sheet having on one side thereof a weather resistant hard coat comprised of: at least one multifunctional acrylate monomer or oligomer; a dual-curable resin comprising an aliphatic urethane acrylate resin having isocyanate functional groups and an aliphatic urethane acrylate having hydroxyl functional groups; an ultraviolet (UV) stabilizer; and a photoinitiator.



Composition that can be cured by polymerisation for the production of biodegradable, biocompatible, cross-linkable polymers on the basis of polyvinyl alcohol

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to a polymerization-curable composition for the preparation of biodegradable, biocompatible, cross-linked polymers on the basis of polyvinyl alcohol comprising: 5 to 100% by weight of (a) vinyl ester monomer(s) of one of the general formulas (I) to (III): wherein X is oxygen, sulfur, nitrogen, or phosphorus; n is 1 to 1000, at least 20% of the n being ≧2; the R1 are selected from hydrogen; straight, branched or cyclic, saturated or unsaturated, n-valent hydrocarbon groups having 1 to 30 carbon atoms, which optionally have heteroatoms and are optionally substituted with one or more substituents selected from —OH, —COON, —CN, —CHO, and ═O, and n-valent radicals of biodegradable, biocompatible oligomers and polymers; m is an integer from 1 to 5; the R2 are selected from hydrogen, —OH, ═O, and the options listed for R1; and the R3 are selected from hydrogen, —OH, and the options listed for R1; 0 to 50% by weight of ethylenically unsaturated co-monomers; 0 to 10% by weight of (a) polymerization initiator(s); and 0 to 95% by weight of solvent(s).



Curable composition for imprints, patterning method and pattern

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Provided is a curable composition for imprints having good patternability and dry etching resistance. Disclosed is a curable composition for imprints comprising at least one kind of polymerizable monomer selected from the following compounds and a photopolymerization initiator;



Dual-cure curable material kit

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A dual-cure curable material kit comprising: (A) a radical-polymerizable monomer component; (B) a photopolymerization initiator component comprising (b1) an α-diketone compound, (b2) an aliphatic tertiary amine compound having a tertiary amino group in which three saturated aliphatic groups are bonded to a nitrogen atom and one of the saturated aliphatic groups has an electron-withdrawing group as a substituent, and (b3) an s-triazine compound having a trihalomethyl group as a substituent, or a diaryliodonium salt compound; and a chemical polymerization initiator component (C) comprising (c1) an organic peroxide, and (c2) an N,N-di(hydroxyalkyl)-p-toluidine compound; which is packed separately at least in two packages so that the component (b2) and the component (b3) of the photopolymerization initiator component (B) are not packed together in a single package and the component (c1) and the component (c2) of the chemical polymerization initiator component (C) are not packed together in a single package.



Pressure-sensitive adhesive for polarizing plates, pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet, polarizing plate with pressure-sensitive adhesive and production process for the same and optical film and production process for the same

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Provided is a pressure-sensitive adhesive for polarizing plates which can adhere a polarizing plate on a liquid crystal cell with good adhesion durability and has the characteristic that a liquid crystal display device obtained therefrom is less liable to cause light leakage even under the environment of high temperature and high humidity and which makes it possible remove the polarizing plate. The pressure-sensitive adhesive for polarizing plates is prepared by irradiating a pressure-sensitive adhesive material comprising (A) an acrylic base polymer having a weight average molecular weight of 1,000,000 or more comprising a monomer having a hydroxyl group in a monomer composition ratio of 10 mass % or less, (B) an acrylic base polymer having a weight average molecular weight of 1,000,000 or more comprising a monomer having a carboxyl group in a monomer composition ratio of 10 mass % or less and (C) an active energy beam-curable compound with an active energy beam, wherein a mass ratio of the component (A) to the component (B) is 100:1 to 100:50, and a storage elastic modulus (G′) at 23° C. is 0.3 MPa or more.



Hard coat film, polarizer and image display device

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Provided is a hard coat film having high hardness and excellent restorability in view of the above circumstances. A hard coat film comprising: a light-transmitting substrate; and a hard coat layer, the hard coat layer comprising a cured product of a composition for a hard coat layer, the composition including an isocyanuric skeleton-containing urethane(meth)acrylate.



Method of producing polymeric compound, resist composition, and method of forming resist pattern

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A method of producing a polymeric compound containing a structural unit that decomposes upon exposure to generate an acid, the method including: synthesizing a precursor polymer by polymerizing a water-soluble monomer having an anionic group, washing the precursor polymer with water, and subsequently subjecting the precursor polymer to a salt exchange with an organic cation. Also, a polymeric compound produced using the method of producing a polymeric compound, and a method of forming a resist pattern using the resist composition.



Hardcoat composition

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A hard coating composition including at least the following components (A) to (E): Component (A): A poly(methyl)glycidyl ether compound derived from a chain aliphatic polyol or a chain aliphatic polyether polyol, which may or may not contain a hydroxyl group, Component (B): A silsesquioxane compound containing a cationic polymerizable group, Component (C): A silicate compound, Component (D): A silane compound containing a cationic polymerizable group, or a partial condensed compound thereof, or a mixture thereof, and Component (E): A cationic photopolymerization initiator, wherein the composition includes 5 to 40 parts by weight of the component (A), 60 to 95 parts by weight of the total of the components (B), (C) and (D), and 0.1 to 10 parts by weight of the component (E), each based on 100 parts by weight of the total of the components (A) to (D).



Branched poly (hydroxy acid) and production process thereof

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Process for manufacturing a polymer by polycondensation of a hydroxy acid, said polymer comprising at least 80% by weight of units that correspond to the hydroxy acid, according to which at least one polyfunctional reactant capable of giving rise to the formation of a three-dimensional polymer network is mixed with the hydroxy acid, and according to which the mixture is subjected to temperature and pressure conditions and for a duration which are all suitable for giving rise to the formation of the network. Poly(hydroxy acid) (PHA) obtainable by such a process.



Photosensitive resin composition for insulating film of display device, insulating film using the same, and display device using the same

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A photosensitive resin composition for an insulating film of a display device includes (A) an alkali soluble resin including a polybenzoxazole precursor, polyamic acid, polyimide, or a combination thereof; (B) a photosensitive diazoquinone compound; (C) an ultraviolet (UV) absorber having a maximum absorption wavelength of about 300 to about 400 nm; and (D) a solvent. An insulating film and a display device can include the photosensitive resin composition.