Patents by Inventor Beat Schmidhalter

Beat Schmidhalter 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).

  • Patent number: 10431745
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymers comprising a repeating unit of the formula I, or III and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, especially an organic field effect transistor (OFET), or a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. The polymers according to the invention have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. In addition, high efficiency of energy conversion, excellent field-effect mobility, good on/off current ratios and/or excellent stability can be observed, when the polymers according to the invention are used in organic field effect transistors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Duggeli, Mahmoud Zaher Eteish, Pascal Hayoz, Olivier Aebischer, Marta Fonrodona Turon, Margherita Fontana, Marian Lanz, Mathieu G. R. Turbiez, Beat Schmidhalter, Jean-Charles Flores
  • Patent number: 10224484
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymers comprising a repeating unit of the formula I, or III and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, especially an organic field effect transistor (OFET), or a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. The polymers according to the invention have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. In addition, high efficiency of energy conversion, excellent field-effect mobility, good on/off current ratios and/or excellent stability can be observed, when the polymers according to the invention are used in organic field effect transistors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Duggeli, Mahmoud Zaher Eteish, Pascal Hayoz, Olivier Frederic Aebischer, Marta Fonrodona Turon, Margherita Fontana, Marian Lanz, Mathieu G. R. Turbiez, Beat Schmidhalter, Jean-Charles Flores
  • Publication number: 20190027690
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymers comprising a repeating unit of the formula I, or III and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, especially an organic field effect transistor (OFET), or a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. The polymers according to the invention have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. In addition, high efficiency of energy conversion, excellent field-effect mobility, good on/off current ratios and/or excellent stability can be observed, when the polymers according to the invention are used in organic field effect transistors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Duggeli, Mahmoud Zaher Eteish, Pascal Hayoz, Olivier Frederic Aebischer, Marta Fonrodona Turon, Margherita Fontana, Marian Lanz, Mathieu G.R. Turbiez, Beat Schmidhalter, Jean-Charles Flores
  • Publication number: 20180331296
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymers comprising a repeating unit of the formula I, or III and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, especially an organic field effect transistor (OFET), or a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. The polymers according to the invention have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. In addition, high efficiency of energy conversion, excellent field-effect mobility, good on/off current ratios and/or excellent stability can be observed, when the polymers according to the invention are used in organic field effect transistors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Duggeli, Mahmoud Zaher Eteish, Pascal Hayoz, Olivier Aebischer, Marta Fonrodona Turon, Margherita Fontana, Marian Lanz, Mathieu G. R. Turbiez, Beat Schmidhalter, Jean-Charles Flores
  • Publication number: 20180258053
    Abstract: The present invention relates electroluminescent devices, comprising a compound of the formula especially as host for phosphorescent compounds. The hosts may function with phosphorescent materials to provide improved efficiency, stability, manufacturability, or spectral characteristics of electroluminescent devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventors: Frederique Wendeborn, Beat Schmidhalter, Thomas Schäfer, Peter Murer, Kristina Bardon
  • Patent number: 9893288
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymers comprising a repeating unit of the formula I, or III and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, especially an organic field effect transistor (OFET), or a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. The polymers according to the invention have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. In addition, high efficiency of energy conversion, excellent field-effect mobility, good on/off current ratios and/or excellent stability can be observed, when the polymers according to the invention are used in organic field effect transistors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Duggeli, Mahmoud Zaher Eteish, Pascal Hayoz, Olivier Aebischer, Marta Fonrodona Turon, Margherita Fontana, Marian Lanz, Mathieu G. R. Turbiez, Beat Schmidhalter, Jean-Charles Flores
  • Publication number: 20170148992
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymers comprising a repeating unit of the formula I, or III and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, especially an organic field effect transistor (OFET), or a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. The polymers according to the invention have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. In addition, high efficiency of energy conversion, excellent field-effect mobility, good on/off current ratios and/or excellent stability can be observed, when the polymers according to the invention are used in organic field effect transistors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Duggeli, Mahmoud Zaher Eteish, Pascal Hayoz, Olivier Frederic Aebischer, Marta Fonrodona Turon, Margherita Fontana, Marian Lanz, Mathieu G.R. Turbiez, Beat Schmidhalter, Jean-Charles Flores
  • Publication number: 20170148991
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymers comprising a repeating unit of the formula I, or III and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, especially an organic field effect transistor (OFET), or a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. The polymers according to the invention have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. In addition, high efficiency of energy conversion, excellent field-effect mobility, good on/off current ratios and/or excellent stability can be observed, when the polymers according to the invention are used in organic field effect transistors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Duggeli, Mahmoud Zaher Eteish, Pascal Hayoz, Olivier Frederic Aebischer, Marta Fonrodona Turon, Margherita Fontana, Marian Lanz, Mathieu G.R. Turbiez, Beat Schmidhalter, Jean-Charles Flores
  • Patent number: 9362510
    Abstract: This invention relates to electroluminescent metal complexes with benzotriazoles of the formula (I), a process for their preparation, electronic devices comprising the metal complexes and their use in electronic devices, especially organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), as oxygen sensitive indicators, as phosphorescent indicators in bioassays, and as catalysts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Thomas Schäfer, Peter Murer, Gisèle Baudin, Manuela Kocher, François Maike, Stephan Allenbach, Rosemarie Sift, Beat Schmidhalter
  • Patent number: 9353065
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of the formula (I), a process for their preparation and their use in organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), especially as host for phosphorescent compounds. The hosts may function with phosphorescent materials to provide improved efficiency, stability, manufacturability, or special characteristics of electroluminescent devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Thomas Schäfer, Peter Murer, Frédérique Wendeborn, Beat Schmidhalter, Kristina Bardon, Andrea Ricci, Joern Pommerehne
  • Patent number: 9018397
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of the formula I wherein the substituents are as defined in claim 1, and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, like diodes, organic field effect transistors and/or a solar cells. The compounds of the formula I have excellent solubility in organic solvents. High efficiency of energy conversion, excellent field-effect mobility, good on/off current ratios and/or excellent stability can be observed, when said compounds are used in semiconductor devices or organic photovoltaic (PV) devices (solar cells).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Zhimin Hao, Beat Schmidhalter, Jean-Luc Budry, Margherita Fontana, Matheiu G. R. Turbiez, Frank Bienewald, Mathias Duggeli, Oliver Frederic Aebischer, Pascal Hayoz, Marta Fondrodona Turon
  • Patent number: 9012899
    Abstract: This invention relates to electroluminescent metal complexes of the formula (I) wherein the ring A, represents an optionally substituted aryl group which can optionally contain heteroatoms, the ring B, represents an optionally substituted nitrogen containing aryl group, which can optionally contain further heteroatoms, or the ring A may be taken with the ring B binding to the ring A to form a ring; the group C, represents an acyclic carbene, or a cyclic carbene (ring C), which can optionally contain heteroatoms, the ring D, represents an optionally substituted aryl group which can optionally contain heteroatoms, n1 is an integer of 1 to 3, m1 is an integer of 0, 1 or 2, m2 is an integer 0 or 1, M1 is a metal with an atomic weight of greater than 40, L3 is a monodentate ligand or a bidentate ligand, Y is —C(?O)— or —C(X1)2—, wherein X1 is hydrogen or C1-4alkyl, especially hydrogen and y is 0 or 1, especially 0; a process for their preparation, electronic devices comprising the me
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Roger Pretot, Paul Adriaan Van Der Schaaf, Jemima Schmidt, Beat Schmidhalter, Thomas Schafer, Bernd Lamatsch
  • Publication number: 20150056746
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymers comprising a repeating unit of the formula I, or III and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, especially an organic field effect transistor (OFET), or a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. The polymers according to the invention have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. In addition, high efficiency of energy conversion, excellent field-effect mobility, good on/off current ratios and/or excellent stability can be observed, when the polymers according to the invention are used in organic field effect transistors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Düggeli, Mahmoud Zaher Eteish, Pascal Hayoz, Olivier Frédéric Aebischer, Marta Fonrodona Turon, Margherita Fontana, Marian Lanz, Mathieu G.R. Turbiez, Beat Schmidhalter, Jean-Charles Flores
  • Patent number: 8912305
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymers comprising a repeating unit of the formula I, or III and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, especially an organic field effect transistor (OFET), or a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. The polymers according to the invention have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. In addition, high efficiency of energy conversion, excellent field-effect mobility, good on/off current ratios and/or excellent stability can be observed, when the polymers according to the invention are used in organic field effect transistors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Düggeli, Mahmoud Zaher Eteish, Pascal Hayoz, Olivier Frédéric Aebischer, Marta Fonrodona Turon, Margherita Fontana, Marian Lanz, Mathieu G. R. Turbioz, Beat Schmidhalter, Jean-Charles Flores
  • Patent number: 8628862
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an electronic device, especially an electroluminescent devices, comprising a compound of Formula (I), especially as host for phosphorescent compounds. The hosts may function with phosphorescent materials to provide improved efficiency, stability, manufacturability, or spectral characteristics of electroluminescent devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Thomas Schaefer, Colin Morton, Peter Murer, Frederique Wendeborn, Beat Schmidhalter, Kristina Bardon
  • Patent number: 8492749
    Abstract: This invention relates to electroluminescent metal complexes of the formula (I), wherein the ring A, formula (II), represents an optionally substituted aryl group which can optionally contain heteroatoms, the ring B, formula (III), represents an optionally substituted nitrogen containing aryl group, which can optionally contain further heteroatoms, or the ring A may be taken with the ring B binding to the ring A to form a ring; the group C, formula (IV), represents an acyclic carbene, or a cyclic carbene (ring C), which can optionally contain heteroatoms, the ring D, formula (V), represents an optionally substituted aryl group which can optionally contain heteroatoms, n1 is an integer of 1 to 3, m1 is an integer of 0, 1, or 2, m2 is an integer 0, or 1, M1 is a metal with an atomic weight of greater than 40, L3 is a monodentate ligand, or a bidentate ligand, Y is —C(?O)—, or —C(X1)2-, wherein X1 is hydrogen, or C1-4alkyl, especially hydrogen, and y is 0, or 1, especially 0; a process for their preparation, ele
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Roger Prétôt, Paul Adriaan Van Der Schaaf, Jemima Schmidt, Beat Schmidhalter, Thomas Schäfer, Bernd Lamatsch
  • Patent number: 8471019
    Abstract: A semiconducting layer comprising a non-polymeric quinoid heteroacene compound of the formula (I) wherein X stands for O, S or NR, each of R, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8 being independently selected from hydrogen and an organic residue, or 2 or more thereof together forming one or more annealed rings, which may be substituted or unsubstituted, carbocyclic or helerocyclic, aromatic, quinoid or aliphatic, may be used e.g. for the manufacture of a diode, an organic field effect transistor, an organic thin film transistor, or a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor and/or organic thin film transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Ulrich Berens, Arno Stassen, Beat Schmidhalter, Wolfgang Kalb, Frank Bienewald
  • Patent number: 8471248
    Abstract: This invention relates to electroluminescent metal complexes of the formula (I), or (II), a process for their preparation, electronic devices comprising the metal complexes and their use in electronic devices, especially organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), as oxygen sensitive indicators, as phosphorescent indicators in bioassays, and as catalysts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Beat Schmidhalter, Thomas Schäfer, Peter Murer, Kristina Bardon, Stephan Allenbach, Andrea Ricci
  • Patent number: 8445630
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymers comprising a repeating unit of the formula (I), and their use in electronic devices. The polymers according to the invention have excellent 5 solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. In addition, high charge carrier mobilities and high temperature stability of the emission color are observed, if the polymers according to the invention are used in polymer light emitting diodes (PLEDs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Thomas Schäfer, Beat Schmidhalter, Peter Murer, Kristina Bardon, Tobias Hintermann
  • Patent number: 8404864
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of the formula (I) wherein the substituents are as defined in claim 1, and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, like diodes, organic field effect transistors and/or a solar cells. The compounds of the formula I have excellent solubility in organic solvents. High efficiency of energy conversion, excellent field-effect mobility, good on/off current ratios and/or excellent stability can be observed, when said compounds are used in semiconductor devices or organic photovoltaic (PV) devices (solar cells).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Zhimin Hao, Beat Schmidhalter, Jean-Luc Budry, Margherita Fontana, Mathieu Turbiez, Frank Bienewald, Mathias Düggeli, Oliver Frédéric Aebischer, Pascal Hayoz, Marta Fonrodona Turon