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Alignment facilities for optical dyes

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Various non-limiting embodiments disclosed herein provide phase-separating polymer systems including a cured polymeric liquid crystal matrix phase and a guest phase including at least one photoactive material where the guest phase separates from the matrix phase during the curing process. Optical elements, including ophthalmic elements and other articles of manufacture including the phase-separating polymer systems are also disclosed. Methods of forming a liquid crystal phase-separating photoactive polymer system are also described.

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TRANSITIONS OPTICAL, INC.PINELLAS PARK, FL148

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Foller, Peter C Murrysville, PA 65 342
He, Meng Murrysville, PA 81 196
Kumar, Anil Allegheny County, PA 319 2455
Li, Chenguang Beijing, CN 19 23
Shao, Jiping Monroeville, NY 41 157
Xu, Ruisong - 30 44

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
TRANSITIONS OPTICAL, INC. (5)
* 8,828,507 Alignment facilities for optical dyes 0 2011
* 2011/0128,457 ALIGNMENT FACILITIES FOR OPTICAL DYES 1 2011
* 8,628,685 Mesogen-containing compounds 0 2011
* 9,030,740 Photochromic article having at least partially crossed polarized photochromic-dichroic and fixed-polarized layers 0 2012
* 2014/0078,583 Photochromic Article Having At Least Partially Crossed Polarized Photochromic-Dichroic And Fixed-Polarized Layers 0 2012
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