US Patent No: 8,003,005 - Analytics, PDF, Full Text and PAIR Access

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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, FL142

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Foller, Peter C Murrysville, PA 63 327
He, Meng Murrysville, PA 73 176
Kumar, Anil Allegheny County, PA 296 2307
Li, Chenguang Beijing, CN 19 17
Shao, Jiping Monroeville, NY 37 147
Xu, Ruisong - 28 34

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TRANSITIONS OPTICAL, INC. (2)
* 8,828,507 Alignment facilities for optical dyes 0 2011
* 8,628,685 Mesogen-containing compounds 0 2011
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