Patents Assigned to Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewan
  • Publication number: 20190026198
    Abstract: A method/device for configuring at least one execution unit for detecting a state of operation of the one execution unit, the method/device comprising at least assigning a first replica of an item of application software for the purpose of execution on at least one computing core of the execution unit depending on information relating to at least one item of hardware or relating to at least one operating system of the execution unit assigning a second replica of the application software for the purpose of execution on the computing core of the execution unit depending on the information relating to the at least one item of hardware or relating to the operating system of the execution unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Applicants: Robert Bosch GmbH, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewan dten Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Mikkel Liisberg, Peter Munk, Eike Martin Thaden, Markus Schweizer, Christoph Dropmann, Jasmin Jahic, Denis Uecker, Christian Peper
  • Publication number: 20180340933
    Abstract: The invention relates to a compilation comprising at least five different peptides, each peptide comprising at least one sequence element corresponding to an epitope selected from the group consisting of SEQ ID NO.: 1-354, wherein at least five different epitopes are represented. The invention further relates to an in vitro method for determining a patient's immune status to soybean allergens, to a method for detecting at least one soybean allergen in a substance and to a method for determining the allergenicity of a soybean variety. Additionally, the invention relates to a kit comprising at least one composition containing a compound comprising at least five different sequence elements each corresponding to an epitope selected from the group consisting of SEQ ID NO.: 1-354, wherein at least five different epitopes are represented.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Applicant: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewan Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Karolin Kern, Holger Spiegel, Heide Havenith, Michael Szardenings
  • Publication number: 20180151577
    Abstract: An illustrative device disclosed herein includes a semiconductor substrate. The substrate includes a source region, a drain region and a channel region. The channel region is arranged between the source region and the drain region. A gate insulation layer is provided over the channel region. A floating gate electrode is provided over the gate insulation layer. A layer of a ferroelectric material is provided over the floating gate electrode. A top electrode is provided over the layer of ferroelectric material. A projected area of the top electrode onto a plane that is perpendicular to a thickness direction of the semiconductor substrate is smaller than a projected area of the floating gate electrode onto the plane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Applicants: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewan dten Forschung e.V., NaMLab gGmbH
    Inventors: Johannes Mueller, Stefan Mueller, Stefan Flachowsky
  • Publication number: 20160379648
    Abstract: An audio decoder for providing a decoded audio information on the basis of an encoded audio information. The audio decoder has an error concealment configured to provide an error concealment audio information for concealing a loss of an audio frame, wherein the error concealment is configured to modify a time domain excitation signal obtained for one or more audio frames preceding a lost audio frame, in order to obtain the error concealment audio information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Applicant: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewan dten Forschung e.V.
    Inventor: Jérémie Lecomte
  • Publication number: 20160372621
    Abstract: The invention relates to a photoconductor for emitting and/or receiving electromagnetic waves, comprising a material region (1) comprising a first and a second section (A, C), wherein the second section (C) provides a higher density of charge carrier trapping centers and/or recombination centers than the first section (A), a confinement generating a sub-band structure of the charge carrier energy states in the material region (1), wherein the first and the second section (A,C) are arranged and configured in such a manner that a maximum of the carrier probability density (P1) of the sub-band ground state is located in one of these sections (A, C) and a maximum of the carrier probability density (P2) of an excited sub-band state is located in the respective other section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2014
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Applicant: FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWAN DTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
    Inventors: Roman DIETZ, Bjöem GLOBISCH, Thorsten GÖEBEL, W. Ted MASSELINK, Mykhaylo SEMTSIV
  • Publication number: 20160275957
    Abstract: An audio decoder for providing at least four audio channel signals on the basis of an encoded representation is configured to provide a first residual signal and a second residual signal on the basis of a jointly encoded representation of the first residual signal and of the second residual signal using a multi-channel decoding. The audio decoder is configured to provide a first audio channel signal and a second audio channel signal on the basis of a first downmix signal and the first residual signal using a residual-signal-assisted multi-channel decoding. The audio decoder is configured to provide a third audio channel signal and a fourth audio channel signal on the basis of a second downmix signal and the second residual signal using a residual-signal-assisted multi-channel decoding. An audio encoder is based on corresponding considerations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewan dten Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Sascha DICK, Christian ERTEL, Christian HELMRICH, Johannes HILPERT, Andreas HOELZER, Achim KUNTZ
  • Publication number: 20160271448
    Abstract: Embodiments relate to a method for automatically evaluating a progression of a training exercise, including providing a plurality of location information for at least one movable object participating in the training exercise and providing at least one predetermined exercise target. The plurality of location information is compared to the exercise target and a progression of the training exercise is evaluated based on the result of the comparison.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewan dten Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Thorsten Edelhaeusser, Nicolas Witt, Matthias Voelker, David Voll, Stephan Otto, Ingmar Bretz, Norbert Franke
  • Publication number: 20160240806
    Abstract: The invention describes a device for emitting or detecting electromagnetic radiation. The device has a first and a second electrode which are connected to each other via an electrically conductive nanostructure. The electrically conductive nanostructure is configured to receive electrons and holes from the first and second electrode or transport same to the first and second electrode. In addition, the device has a radiation molecule arranged at a circumferential surface of the electrically conductive nanostructure. The radiation molecule is configured to absorb electrons and holes or electromagnetic radiation and emit the electromagnetic radiation with recombination of electrons absorbed and holes absorbed, or emit electrons and holes based on the electromagnetic radiation absorbed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Publication date: August 18, 2016
    Applicants: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewan dten Forschung e.V., Technische Universitaet Chemnitz
    Inventors: Thomas Gessner, Thomas Otto, Stefan Schulz, Sascha Hermann, Thomas Blaudeck, Christian Spudat
  • Publication number: 20160225938
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing a photovoltaic solar cell having at least one hetero-junction, including the following steps: A) providing a semiconductor substrate having base doping; B) producing a hetero-junction on at least one side of the semiconductor substrate, which hetero-junction has a doped hetero-junction layer and a dielectric tunnel layer arranged indirectly or directly between the hetero-junction layer and the semiconductor substrate; C) heating at least the hetero-junction layer in order to improve the electrical quality of the heterojunction. The invention is characterized in that, in a step D after step C, hydrogen is diffused into the hetero-junction layer and/or to the interface between the tunnel layer and the semiconductor substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2014
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Applicant: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung Der Angewan dten Forschung E.V.
    Inventor: Frank Feldman
  • Patent number: 9342895
    Abstract: A device for detecting a plant against a background includes a provider for providing a plurality of different photographs of the plant leaf against the background, the photographs differing in that image points of the different photographs relating to the same location of the plant leaf are illuminated with different levels of brightness, a selector for selecting such image points, from the different photographs, whose levels of brightness are within a predetermined range, an image point of a first photograph being selected for a first location of the plant leaf, and an image point of a second, different photograph being selected for a different location of the plant leaf to obtain a representation of the plant leaf against the background, the representation being composed of and/or merged from different photographs, and a segmenter for segmenting the composite photograph to obtain a segment representation having the plant leaf without the background or the background without the plant leaf.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWAN
    Inventors: Franz Uhrmann, Lars Seifert, Oliver Scholz, Guenther Kostka
  • Patent number: 9324332
    Abstract: A method for providing information on the validity of encoded audio data is disclosed, the encoded audio data being a series of coded audio data units. Each coded audio data unit can include information on the valid audio data. The method includes: providing either information on a coded audio data level which describes the amount of data at the beginning of an audio data unit being invalid, or providing information on a coded audio data level which describes the amount of data at the end of an audio data unit being invalid, or providing information on a coded audio data level which describes both the amount of data at the beginning and the end of an audio data unit being invalid. A method for receiving encoded data including information on the validity of data and providing decoded output data is also disclosed. Furthermore, a corresponding encoder and a corresponding decoder are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWAN
    Inventors: Stefan Doehla, Ralph Sperschneider
  • Publication number: 20160047677
    Abstract: An optical sensor arrangement for measuring an observable, the arrangement including an optical resonance circuit including at least a first and a second optical resonator, each of the optical resonators including an entry port for coupling light into the optical resonator and a drop port for decoupling light from the optical resonator. The first and second resonator are configured such that only a portion of the first and second resonator detects the presence of the observable, a size of the portion of the first resonator being different from a size of the portion of the second resonator. The optical resonance circuit further configured to be coupled to a light generation circuit and to a detector unit for detecting light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2013
    Publication date: February 18, 2016
    Applicant: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der Angewan dten Forschung e. V.
    Inventors: Helmut Heidrich, Peter Lützow, Daniel Pergande
  • Publication number: 20140303060
    Abstract: A process for degrading a biofilm on surfaces of objects by means of an extract of a bacterium of the genus Lysobacter, whereby the extract is obtainable by a process comprising the following steps: culturing Lysobacter on a solid or in a liquid medium; incubating at a temperature of 20° C. to 40° C. for a duration of from 1 to 15 days; extraction of at least one component, which is able to degrade a biofilm; optionally followed by further purification steps, such as ion-exchange chromatography and/or concentration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2012
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicant: Fraunhofer Gesellschaft Zur Foerderung der angewan Forschung E.V.
    Inventors: Anke Goekcen, Jochen Wiesner, Andreas Vilcinskas, Rainer Fischer
  • Publication number: 20130305438
    Abstract: A protective suit (100), especially for an operator (1) in a cooling chamber that is cooled using liquid nitrogen or vapor of the liquid nitrogen comprises a body suit (10) which has a thermally insulating, gas-tight cover material (20) and is designed to accommodate the operator (1), and a heating device (30) which is connected to the body suit (10) and is designed to heat the interior of the protective suit (100). A glove (70) which is made of a thermally insulating glove material (71) and includes a glove heater (77) is also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2012
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Applicant: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewan dten Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Guenter R. Fuhr, Heiko Zimmermann, Klaus-Peter Hoffmann
  • Publication number: 20130066880
    Abstract: The invention provides a method for searching objects in a database by means of an index data structure which associates object attribute values to collections of spatial elements—such as tiles of a quadtree or cuboids of an octtree—defined to partition a space, herein a predefined number of spatial elements being combinable to a next-level spatial element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2010
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Applicant: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewan Forchung, e.V.
    Inventors: Andreas Schramm, Thilo Ernst
  • Publication number: 20130048214
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a process for the silicate bonding of joined surfaces, facing one another, of two components by means of an aqueous, alkaline, silicon-cation-containing joining solution for the purpose of producing an optical element, characterized in that one or both of said joined surfaces (1; 2b; 10) are covered with a layer of an oxide (3), which has a higher refractive index than SiO2 and is selected from among oxides of the third and fourth main group elements, of the second and third group of the transition elements as well as zirconium and from among mixed oxides of the said elements, whereupon the joining solution is applied to at least one of the surfaces to be joined and the surfaces are bonded to one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2011
    Publication date: February 28, 2013
    Applicant: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewan Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Gerhard Kalkowski, Simone Fabian, Charlotte Jahnke, Ramona Eberhardt, Mark Schuermann
  • Publication number: 20120237162
    Abstract: The invention relates to a transverse mode filter in an optical waveguide (3). The aim of the invention is to produce a transverse mode filter that permits a monolithic construction of a laser in a multi-mode waveguide. To achieve this, according to the invention the filter comprises a Fabry-Perot cavity integrated into the optical waveguide (3) and comprising two reflective elements (5) situated at a distance from one another. In addition, the waveguide (3) is modified in the region of the Fabry-Perot cavity and/or in the region of the reflective elements (5) in relation to the remaining regions of the waveguide with respect to the effective refractive index of at least one mode of the waveguide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2010
    Publication date: September 20, 2012
    Applicants: FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWAN, FRIEDRICH-SCHILLER-UNIVERSITAET JENA
    Inventors: Jens Ulrich Thomas, Christian Voigtlaender, Stefan Nolte, César Jáuregui Misas, Fabian Stutzki, Jens Limpert, Andreas Tuennermann
  • Publication number: 20120026164
    Abstract: An auto stereoscopic image display device, comprising a screen with a plurality of subpixels, a first parallax barrier and a second parallax barrier which differs from the first parallax barrier by a different slot spacing. The display device is switchable between a first mode being a multi-views 3D mode (multi-users 3D mode) in which the first parallax barrier is activated while the second parallax barrier is deactivated and a second mode being a two-views 3D mode (single-user 3D mode) in which the first parallax barrier is deactivated while the second parallax barrier is activated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2010
    Publication date: February 2, 2012
    Applicant: FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWAN DTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
    Inventors: René De La Barré, Hans Röder
  • Publication number: 20110284975
    Abstract: A microstructure has at least one bonding substrate and a reactive multilayer system. The reactive multilayer system has at least one surface layer of the bonding substrate with vertically oriented nanostructures spaced apart from one another. Regions between the nanostructures are filled with at least one material constituting a reaction partner with respect to the material of the nanostructures. A method for producing at least one bonding substrate and a reactive multilayer system, includes, for forming the reactive multilayer system, at least one surface layer of the bonding substrate is patterned or deposited in patterned fashion with the formation of vertically oriented nanostructures spaced apart from one another, and regions between the nanostructures are filled with at least one material constituting a reaction partner with respect to the material of the nanostructures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2010
    Publication date: November 24, 2011
    Applicants: Fraunhofer Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der Angewan, TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET CHEMNITZ
    Inventors: Joerg Braeuer, Thomas Gessner, Lutz Hofmann, Joerg Froemel, Maik Wiemer, Holger Letsch, Mario Baum
  • Publication number: 20110187238
    Abstract: Actuator elements can be used for mechatronic, adaptive applications under the most varied conditions of use. These actuator elements have improved properties and can be manufactured inexpensively. The actuator elements are formed with at least one dielectric separation layer which is encompassed by two electrically conductive electrodes. The electrodes and the separation layer are in this respect formed using the same visco-elastically deformable plastic. The plastic forms a matrix in which carbon nanotubes are embedded at least in the electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2009
    Publication date: August 4, 2011
    Applicant: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der Angewan
    Inventor: Oliver JOST