Multilayer light-reflecting film

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 4310584
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06107351

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Improvements in multilayer light-reflecting film are effected by the use of thermoplastic polyester as the high refractive index component of a system in which two or more resinous materials form a plurality of layers.

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MEARL CORPORATION, A CORPORATION OF NEW JERSEYOSSINING, NY1

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Cooper, Scott A Yorktown Heights, NY 57 701
Pinsky, Jules Bloomfield, CT 2 212
Shetty, Ramakrishna White Plains, NY 5 219

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