Patents by Inventor Andre Egli

Andre Egli has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200299851
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composition for electrolytic nickel plating. In order to provide an improved composition, it is proposed that it comprises one or a plurality of nickel ion sources and a mono-, di- or tri-hydroxybenzene compound, preferably a hydroquinone compound or the salts thereof or mixtures thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventor: André Egli
  • Publication number: 20190136382
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing a nickel-phosphorus alloy in which a metallic substrate is dipped into an aqueous electrolyte containing at least nickel cations, hypophosphite ions, stabilisers and complexing agents, characterised in that the electrolyte additionally contains pyrones of formula I or the derivatives or salts thereof, wherein R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a hydroxyl group, R2 a methyl group, an ethyl group or a hydroxymethyl group, R3 a hydrogen atom or a hydroxyl group, and R4 a hydrogen atom, a hydroxyl group or a methyl ketone group, and to a corresponding electrolyte.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: André Egli, Mathias Schnippering
  • Publication number: 20170281602
    Abstract: The present invention relates to solid forms of (S)-2-methoxy-3-{442-(5-methyl-2-phenyl-oxazol-4-yl)-ethoxyl-benzo[b]thiophen-7-yl}-propionic acid, and of salts of (S)-2-methoxy-3-{4-[2-(5-methyl-2-phenyl-oxazol-4-yl)-ethoxy]-benzo[b]thiophen-7-yl}-propionic acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Lukas Dreier, Andre Egli, Karsten Faehnrich, Olaf Grassmann, Peter Mohr, Urs Schwitter, Helmut Stahr, Nicole Wyttenbach
  • Publication number: 20150182505
    Abstract: The present invention relates to solid forms of (S)-2-methoxy-3-{4-[2-(5-methyl-2-phenyl-oxazol-4-yl)-ethoxy]-benzo[b]thiophen-7-yl}-propionic acid, and of salts of (S)-2-methoxy-3-{4-[2-(5-methyl-2-phenyl-oxazol-4-yl)-ethoxy]-benzo[b]thiophen-7-yl}-propionic acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2015
    Publication date: July 2, 2015
    Applicant: HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE INC.
    Inventors: Lukas Dreier, Andre Egli, Karsten Faehnrich, Olaf Grassman, Peter Mohr, Urs Schwitter, Helmut Stahr, Nicole Wyttenbach
  • Patent number: 8608931
    Abstract: Anti-displacement hard gold compositions are disclosed for inhibiting displacement of metal from substrates which are plated with the hard gold. The anti-displacement hard gold compositions may be used to spot plate substrates with hard gold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: Wan Zhang-Beglinger, Jonas Guebey, André Egli
  • Patent number: 8518230
    Abstract: A method of reducing tin whisker formation including steps of a) providing a tin or tin-alloy bath containing one or more sources of tin and one or more crystal plane orientation enhancing compounds selected from imides, imines, amides, polyamides, amines, polyamines, polyols, dibutyl thiourea, allyl thiourea, amino thiazole, rhodanine, sulfosalicylic acid and sulfamides; and b) electrodepositing a layer of tin or tin-alloy on a substrate, the tin or tin-alloy layer is free of crystal planes or equivalent planes thereof forming an angle of 5° to 22° with an adjacent crystal plane or an equivalent plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2013
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventor: André Egli
  • Patent number: 8491774
    Abstract: Tin and tin alloy deposits which are substantially free of certain crystal planes or equivalents thereof inhibit or prevent whisker formation. The tin or tin alloy deposits which are free of these crystal planes and inhibit or prevent whisker formation may be deposited by electroplating. Tin alloys include tin/copper, tin/nickel, tin/silver, tin/bismuth, tin/zinc and tin/antimony. The tin and tin alloy baths used to deposit the tin and tin alloys may be acidic or alkaline.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventor: André Egli
  • Patent number: 8142637
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for depositing gold alloys are disclosed. The compositions include certain dithiocarboxylic acids, salts and esters thereof and mercapto group containing compounds which provide bright gold alloy deposits with uniform color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2012
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: Andre Egli, Wing Kwong Wong, Raymund W. M. Kwok, Jochen Heber
  • Publication number: 20110290653
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for depositing gold alloys are disclosed. The compositions include certain dithiocarboxylic acids, salts and esters thereof and mercapto group containing compounds which provide bright gold alloy deposits with uniform color.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2011
    Publication date: December 1, 2011
    Applicant: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: André EGLI, Wing Kwong Wong, Raymund W.M. Kwok, Jochen Heber
  • Publication number: 20110147220
    Abstract: Anti-displacement hard gold compositions are disclosed for inhibiting displacement of metal from substrates which are plated with the hard gold. The anti-displacement hard gold compositions may be used to spot plate substrates with hard gold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2010
    Publication date: June 23, 2011
    Applicant: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: Wan Zhang-Beglinger, Jonas Guebey, André Egli
  • Patent number: 7780839
    Abstract: Electrolytes for white bronzes are disclosed as well as methods of depositing the white bronzes. The electrolytes for depositing the white bronzes are cyanide free and provide a uniform white color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2010
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: Andre Egli, Qing Chen
  • Patent number: 7695605
    Abstract: A method for plating tin or a tin alloy on a substrate such that whiskers are prevented form forming or the number of whickers is reduced in number as well as size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2010
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: Keith J. Whitlaw, Michael P. Toben, André Egli, Jeffrey N. Crosby, Craig S. Robinson
  • Publication number: 20090196999
    Abstract: Methods for etching nickel and nickel alloy layers are disclosed. The etching compositions include inorganic acids and heterocyclic nitrogen compounds. Additionally, the etching methods may include anodic etching of the nickel or nickel alloy layer. The methods may be used in semiconductor packaging manufacture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2008
    Publication date: August 6, 2009
    Applicant: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: Andre Egli, Leo Wan, Ted Wong
  • Publication number: 20090188807
    Abstract: Electrolytes for white bronzes are disclosed as well as methods of depositing the white bronzes. The electrolytes for depositing the white bronzes are cyanide free and provide a uniform white color.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2008
    Publication date: July 30, 2009
    Applicant: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: Andre Egli, Qing Chen
  • Publication number: 20090104463
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for depositing gold alloys are disclosed. The compositions include certain dithiocarboxylic acids, salts and esters thereof and mercapto group containing compounds which provide bright gold alloy deposits with uniform color.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2008
    Publication date: April 23, 2009
    Inventors: Andre Egli, Wing Kwong Wong, Raymund W. M. Kwok, Jochen Heber
  • Patent number: 7465385
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for depositing gold alloys are disclosed. The compositions include certain dithiocarboxylic acids, salts and esters thereof and mercapto group containing compounds which provide bright gold alloy deposits with uniform color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2008
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: André Egli, Wing Kwong Wong, Raymund W. M. Kwok, Jochen Heber
  • Publication number: 20070037005
    Abstract: A tin-silver electrolyte and methods of depositing tin-silver alloys on a substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2006
    Publication date: February 15, 2007
    Applicants: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: Jochen Heber, Andre Egli
  • Publication number: 20060283714
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for depositing gold alloys are disclosed. The compositions include certain dithiocarboxylic acids, salts and esters thereof and mercapto group containing compounds which provide bright gold alloy deposits with uniform color.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2006
    Publication date: December 21, 2006
    Applicant: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: Andre Egli, Wing Wong, Raymund Kwok, Jochen Heber
  • Patent number: 7122108
    Abstract: A tin-silver electrolyte and methods of depositing tin-silver alloys on a substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2006
    Assignee: Shipley Company, L.L.C.
    Inventors: Jochen Heber, André Egli
  • Publication number: 20060090819
    Abstract: Tin deposits having greatly reduced whisker formation are provided. Methods of depositing tin layers or films having a reduced tendency to form whiskers are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2005
    Publication date: May 4, 2006
    Applicant: Shipley Company, L.L.C.
    Inventor: Andre Egli