Patent Number: 6,294,698

Title: Photoinitiators and applications therefor

Abstract: The present invention is directed to new, energy-efficient photoinitiators in the form of organic sulfur-containing compounds. The present invention is also directed to a method of generating reactive species which includes exposing one or more photoinitiators to radiation to form one or more reactive species. Also described are methods of polymerizing unsaturated monomers, methods of curing an unsaturated oligomer/monomer mixture, and methods of laminating using the photoinitiators of the present invention.

Inventors: Nohr; Ronald S. (Alpharetta, GA), MacDonald; J. Gavin (Decatur, GA)

Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.

International Classification: C07C 327/00 (20060101); C07D 295/155 (20060101); C07D 295/00 (20060101); C07C 321/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018