Patent Number: 7,709,545

Title: Benzophenone/thioxanthone derivatives and their use in photopolymerizable compositions

Abstract: Benzophenone/thioxanthone derivatives useful as photoinitiators are provided as well as photopolymerizable compositions comprising the benzophenone/thioxanthone derivatives.

Inventors: Hoyle; Charles E. (Hattiesburg, MS), Hait; Sukhendu B. (Hattiesburg, MS), Sabahi; Mahmood (Baton Rouge, LA)

Assignee: The University of Southern Mississippi

International Classification: C08F 2/50 (20060101); C07C 319/00 (20060101); C07C 49/786 (20060101); C07D 335/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018