Patents Assigned to Karlsruher Institut fuer Technologie
  • Patent number: 10399112
    Abstract: A device for intermittent coating of a substrate moving in a transport direction relative to the device includes a nozzle body comprising two nozzle jaws; an insertion film having a cut-out provided between the two nozzle jaws, wherein the cut-out in the insertion film forms a nozzle slot within the nozzle body, wherein the nozzle slot extends transversely to the transport direction of the substrate and in parallel with the substrate, and wherein the nozzle slot ends in an outlet gap; and a supply channel, wherein the outlet gap is in flow connection with the supply channel via the nozzle slot. A first of the two nozzle jaws is provided with at least two openings which lead into the nozzle slot in series between the supply channel and the outlet gap and which are closed in a fluid-tight manner toward the nozzle slot by at least two elastically deformable elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
    Inventors: Philip Scharfer, Marcel Schmitt, Wilhelm Schabel, Ralf Diehm
  • Patent number: 10376858
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of producing an oligomer array. The invention comprises the steps of: providing a substrate with a multitude of recesses; introducing a first particle with a first molecule into a recess; releasing the first molecule from the first particle; binding the first molecule to a second molecule to form an oligomer while immobilizing the second molecule in the recess; optionally repeating the steps, wherein at least one of the first particles and/or the first molecules comprises a detectable marker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
    Inventors: Alexander Nesterov-Mueller, Valentina Bykovskaya, Clemens Matthias von Bojnicic-Kninski, Felix Friedrich Loeffler, Roman Popov, Barbara Ridder, Frank Breitling, Daniela Silke Althuon
  • Patent number: 10361487
    Abstract: Dielectric resonator antennas suitable for use in compact radiofrequency (RF) antennas and devices, and methods of fabrication thereof. Described are dielectric resonator antennas fabricated using polymer-based materials, such as those commonly used in lithographic fabrication of integrated circuits and microsystems. Accordingly, lithographic fabrication techniques can be employed in fabrication. The polymer-based dielectric resonator antennas can be excited using tall metal vertical structures, which are also fabricated using techniques adapted from integrated circuit and microsystems fabrication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignees: University of Saskatchewan, Karlsrúher Institút Für Technologie
    Inventors: Atabak Rashidian, David Klymyshyn, Mohammadreza Tayfeh Aligodarz, Sven Carsten Achenbach, Martin Wilfried Börner
  • Patent number: 10336613
    Abstract: A method for carrying out a reaction between at least two reactants in a liquid reaction solution in at least one reaction zone so as to produce a reaction product includes carrying out a reaction continuously in a reaction flow for the at least one reaction zone in an extension of the at least one reaction zone as far as at least one reaction product outlet, introducing each of the at least two reactants over the extension of the at least one reaction zone via inlets in which the reaction flow is introduced, and removing the reaction product via the at least one reaction product outlet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
    Inventors: Manfred Kraut, Roland Dittmeyer, Bhanu Kiran Vankayala
  • Patent number: 10294245
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a compound of general Formula (1) which can be used as an electrode material, an electrode comprising said compound, and a battery cell comprising at least one of said electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Inventors: Maximilian Fichtner, Zhirong Zhao-Karger, Ping Gao, Zhi Chen, Mario Ruben
  • Patent number: 10276734
    Abstract: The present invention relates to plasmonic components, more particularly plasmonic waveguides, and to plasmonic photodetectors that can be used in the field of microoptics and nanooptics, more particularly in highly integrated optical communications systems in the infrared range (IR range) as well as in power engineering, e.g. photovoltaics in the visible range. The present invention also specifies a method for producing a plasmonic component, more particularly for photodetection on the basis of internal photoemission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Karlsruher Institut Für Technologie
    Inventors: Sascha Mühlbrandt, Jürg Leuthold, Manfred Kohl
  • Publication number: 20190111407
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a reactor for production of synthesis gas that optionally has a fluid-tight connection to a heat exchanger, and to a process for producing synthesis gas, preferably under high pressure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicant: KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
    Inventors: Peter PFEIFER, Paolo PIERMARTINI, Tim BOELTKEN, Robin DUERRSCHNABEL
  • Patent number: 10247276
    Abstract: A method for controlling a rotation damper operating according to the gyroscopic principle for a motor vehicle, wherein the rotation damper includes a flywheel, which is driven by a drive and rotating about a rotation axis with an angular velocity ??, which is cardanically mounted via a first bearing element and via a second bearing element, wherein the flywheel is rotatably mounted on a first bearing element and at a rotation angle ?, and the first bearing element is rotatably mounted on a second bearing means about a first axis that is oriented orthogonally to the rotation axis of the flywheel, and the second bearing element is rotatably mounted at a second rotational angle (?).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignees: AUDI AG, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Inventors: Tilo Koch, Bastian Scheurich, Frank Gauterin, Michael Frey
  • Patent number: 10218090
    Abstract: The disclosed connector can be used to connect superconductive conductors. The connector, which is suitable for electrically connecting at least one first superconductive conductor to at least one second superconductive conductor, includes an electrically conductive base element having a first end portion and a second end portion, and at least one superconductive additional element arranged in the base element extending from the first end portion to the second end portion of the base element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Inventors: Walter Fietz, Michael J. Wolf, Reinhard Heller, Klaus-Peter Weiss
  • Patent number: 10199647
    Abstract: The present invention concerns specific new compounds of formula Li(2?x)Na(x)MO(2?y/2)F(1+y) (where 0?x?0.2 and ?0.6?y?0,8 and M is a transition metal), cathode material comprising the new compounds, batteries and lithium-cells comprising said new compound or cathode material, a process for the production of the new compound and their use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
    Inventors: Ruiyong Chen, Shuhua Ren, Sylvio Indris, Maximillian Fichtner, Horst Hahn
  • Publication number: 20190001607
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for adjusting the elasticity of a work material, to a workpiece produced by this method, and to the use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
    Inventor: Till-Falco BOESE
  • Patent number: 10153071
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for producing superconducting devices and to superconducting devices. The method comprises determining one or more regions of reduced critical current density in the superconducting device and modifying the critical current density in the one or more regions of reduced critical current density, so as to increase the overall critical current or to decrease the overall AC losses of the superconducting device. The modifying comprises modifying the amount and/or distribution of the superconducting material in the one or more regions of reduced critical current density; and/or modifying the chemical composition of the superconducting material in the one or more regions of reduced critical current density; and/or decreasing the cooling temperature in the one or more regions of reduced critical current density. A superconducting device formed according to such method can also be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
    Inventors: Victor Manuel Rodriguez Zermeno, Bernhard Holzapfel
  • Publication number: 20180339244
    Abstract: Methods of controlling at least one multi-column chromatography arrangement for the continuous process of purifying biopharmaceuticals are provided. The methods include introducing a first multi-component mixture into a column of the multi-column chromatography arrangement; detecting at least one multivariate signal by at least one detector; calculating at least one process parameter on the basis of the multivariate signal by at least one data-processing program of a computing unit via application of a chemometric method; and controlling the purification process via control of at least one controllable control element on the basis of the at least one process parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2016
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Applicant: Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Inventors: Jürgen Hubbuch, Nina Brestrich, Matthias Rüdt, Laura Rolinger
  • Patent number: 10097257
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a repeater for wireless communication is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignees: Andrew Wireless Systems GmbH, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V., Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Inventors: Oliver Braz, Alfons Dussmann, Luigi Tarlazzi, Thomas Haustein, Thomas Wirth, Dennis Wieruch, Friedrich Jondral, Holger Jäkel
  • Publication number: 20180244121
    Abstract: A rotation damper for a motor vehicle. A flywheel driven via a drive with angular velocity and rotating about an axis of rotation is cardanically mounted via a first bearing element and a second bearing element. The flywheel is rotatably mounted on the first bearing element at the rotational angle and the first bearing element is rotatably mounted on the second bearing element at a first rotational angle of a first axis of the flywheel oriented orthogonally to the axis of rotation, and the second bearing element is rotatably mounted at a second rotational angle of a second axis oriented orthogonally to the first axis. The first bearing element is operationally connected to a shaft drive and the second bearing element can be connected by a means to a wheel carrier of the motor vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2015
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Applicants: AUDI AG, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Inventors: Tilo KOCH, Frank GAUTERIN, Bastian SCHEURICH, Michael FREY
  • Publication number: 20180229204
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of producing an oligomer array. The invention comprises the steps of: providing a substrate with a multitude of recesses; introducing a first particle with a first molecule into a recess; releasing the first molecule from the first particle; binding the first molecule to a second molecule to form an oligomer while immobilizing the second molecule in the recess; optionally repeating the steps, wherein at least one of the first particles and/or the first molecules comprises a detectable marker.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Karlsruher Institut fuer Technologie
    Inventors: Alexander Nesterov-Mueller, Valentina Bykovskaya, Clemens Matthias von Bojnicic-Kninski, Felix Friedrich Loeffler, Roman Popov, Barbara Ridder, Frank Breitling, Daniela Silke Althuon
  • Publication number: 20180226178
    Abstract: A superconductive conductor and method of using the superconductive conductor is described. The superconductive conductor includes a plurality of first conductive strips with a first width and a plurality of second conductive strips with a second width, and a strip stack formed from the first and second conductive strips that has a cruciform-shaped cross section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Applicant: Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Inventors: Walter Fietz, Michael J. Wolf, Reinhard Heller, Klaus-Peter Weiss
  • Publication number: 20180226177
    Abstract: Methods and devices for producing a superconductive conductor are disclosed. The method includes providing a plurality of conductive strips by means of a strip provision device, applying liquid soldering agent onto the plurality of conductive strips, stacking the conductive strips wetted with soldering agent, and forming a superconductive body by machining the strip stack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Applicant: Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Inventors: Walter Fietz, Michael J. Wolf, Reinhard Heller, Klaus-Peter Weiss
  • Publication number: 20180226730
    Abstract: The disclosed connector can be used to connect superconductive conductors. The connector, which is suitable for electrically connecting at least one first superconductive conductor to at least one second superconductive conductor, includes an electrically conductive base element having a first end portion and a second end portion, and at least one superconductive additional element arranged in the base element extending from the first end portion to the second end portion of the base element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Applicant: Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Inventors: Walter Fietz, Michael J. Wolf, Reinhard Heller, Klaus-Peter Weiss
  • Patent number: 9997981
    Abstract: An electric machine includes a housing, a driveshaft and a rotor which is mounted on the driveshaft. The driveshaft is supported on the housing by at least one rolling-contact bearing and in addition by an electrically-conductive slide bearing which also establishes an electric connection between the driveshaft and the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignees: AUDI AG, KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FÜR TECHNOLOGIE
    Inventors: Josef Rusch, Bastian Heidler