Patents by Inventor Christian Baumann

Christian Baumann 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: 11536071
    Abstract: A damping unit for damping a movable element of a home appliance has at least two dampers positioned in a housing. The dampers are positioned side-by-side to guarantee a defined series of damping an energy of the movable element. There is also described a home appliance having the novel damping unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Ali Akca, Christian Baumann, Muharrem Uemit Caglin, Ercan Engin, Alfred Raab, Aydin Sahin
  • Publication number: 20220402476
    Abstract: A processor unit (3) for model-based predictive control of a vehicle (1) taking into account an arrival time factor is configured to calculate a trajectory for the vehicle (1) based at least in part on at least one arrival time factor, with the trajectory including an entire route (20) to a specified destination (19) at which the vehicle (1) is to arrive, and with the at least one arrival time factor influencing an arrival time of the vehicle (1) at the specified destination (19). Additionally, the processor unit (3) is configured to optimize a section of the trajectory for the vehicle (1) for a sliding prediction horizon by executing a model-based predictive control (MPC) algorithm (13), where the MPC algorithm (13) includes a longitudinal dynamic model (14) of a drive train (7) of the vehicle (1) and a cost function (15) to be minimized.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Inventors: Valerie Engel, Andreas Wendzel, Michael Wechs, Maik Dreher, Lorenz Fischer, Oliver Schneider, Christian Baumann, Edgar Menezes, Felix Spura
  • Publication number: 20220402508
    Abstract: A processor unit (3) is configured for executing an MPC algorithm (13) for model predictive control of a first component (18) of a motor vehicle (1) and of a second component (19) of the motor vehicle (1). The MPC algorithm (13) includes a cost function (15) to be minimized and a dynamic model (14) of the motor vehicle (1). The dynamic model (14) includes a loss model (27) of the motor vehicle (1). The loss model (27) describes an overall loss of the motor vehicle (1). The cost function (15) includes a first term, which represents the overall loss of the motor vehicle (1). The overall loss depends on a combination of operating values, which includes a first value of a first operating parameter and a second value of a second operating parameter. The processor unit (3) is also configured for determining, by executing the MPC algorithm (13) as a function of the loss model (14), that combination of operating values, by which the first term of the cost function (15) is minimized.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Inventors: Timon Busse, Matthias Friedl, Timo Wehlen, Valerie Engel, Christian Baumann
  • Publication number: 20220358838
    Abstract: Technologies and techniques for quality determination for a traffic system. First traffic parameter data is acquired from the traffic system, indicative of a parameter of the traffic system. Second traffic parameter data is acquired, indicative of another parameter of the traffic system, wherein the second traffic parameter data originate from a plurality of traffic participants. The parameter from the first traffic parameter data and second traffic parameter are obtained, wherein the parameter obtained from the first traffic parameter data is compared to the parameter obtained from the second traffic parameter data in order to determine the quality of the first traffic parameter data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2020
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Sven Klomp, Stephan Max, Kai Franke, Peter Baumann, Christian Jördens
  • Publication number: 20220280736
    Abstract: In one embodiment, there is provided an inlet for a humidification chamber for use in a medical humidification system, the inlet comprising an inlet end configured to receive gases flow from a gases source, an outlet end configured to introduce the gases flow to the inside of the humidification chamber, and at least one wall defining, at least in part, a passageway between the inlet end and the outlet end for conveying gases therebetween. The outlet end of the inlet is configured to terminate in the humidification chamber or at a wall of the humidification chamber, and the passageway is configured to guide the gases flow such that the center of the gases flow at the inlet end and at the outlet end are substantially aligned along a common axis or the outlet end defines a profile of the passageway thereat that has a width and a height, a ratio of the width to height being between about 1:20 and 1:5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: Callum James Thomas SPENCE, Vincent VERDOOLD, Zane Paul GELL, Richard John BOYES, Zach Jonathan WARNER, Monika BAUMANN, Christian Francis FISCHER, Bernard Tsz Lun IP, Gareth Thomas MCDERMOTT, Karan DEVA, Rachael GLAVES, Hannah Maree MATTHEWS, Thomas Heinrich BARNES
  • Publication number: 20210035751
    Abstract: A fixing module is for fixing a push button or emergency stop button or rotary actuator of a control and signaling device. In an embodiment, the fixing module is constructed from a top housing part and a bottom housing part, each including a cuboidal structure with a top side, an underside and four side parts connecting the top side to the underside. In at least one embodiment, on the top side of the bottom housing part, a material that extends at least partially in this plane and has a grounding function is formed or an electrically conductive component made of metal with a grounding function is arranged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Christian BAUMANN, Jean Jacques FAURIE
  • Publication number: 20200115945
    Abstract: A damping unit for damping a movable element of a home appliance has at least two dampers positioned in a housing. The dampers are positioned side-by-side to guarantee a defined series of damping an energy of the movable element. There is also described a home appliance having the novel damping unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: ALI AKCA, CHRISTIAN BAUMANN, MUHARREM UEMIT CAGLIN, ERCAN ENGIN, ALFRED RAAB, AYDIN SAHIN
  • Patent number: 9470692
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a method for assaying for a target analyte, comprising providing a plurality of samples which may comprise the target analyte, wherein each sample is differentially labelled with a mass label or a combination of mass labels, wherein the mass labels are from a set of mass labels, wherein each mass label is an isobaric mass label comprising a mass spectrometrically distinct mass marker group, such that the samples can be distinguished by mass spectrometry and determining from the mass spectrum the quantity of the target analyte in each sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: ELECTROPHORETICS LIMITED
    Inventors: Christian Baumann, Helen Byers, Peter Schulz-Knappe, Malcolm Ward
  • Patent number: 9341635
    Abstract: A reactive mass label for labelling a biological molecule for detection by mass spectrometry, which label comprises a reactive functionality for labelling thiol groups or carbonyl groups. Also provided is a reactive mass label for labelling a biological molecule for detection by mass spectrometry, wherein the mass label comprises the following structure: X-L-M-S—Re wherein X is a mass marker moiety, L is a cleavable linker, M is a mass normalization moiety, S is a mass series modifying group comprising the following group: wherein J is C?O, K is NH, and n is 2 or J and K are both CH2 and n is 1, and wherein m is at least 1; and Re is a reactive functionality for attaching the mass label to a biological molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: ELECTROPHORETICS LIMITED
    Inventors: Christian Baumann, Stefan Kienle, Karsten Kuhn, Harald Legner
  • Publication number: 20160069606
    Abstract: A refrigerator, in particular a household refrigerator, includes a body and a door, which enclose an upper and a lower storage chamber. An air passage between the storage chambers has an inlet in the lower storage chamber and an outlet in a lower region of the upper storage chamber. An air outlet in the upper storage chamber is located in an upper region thereof. The air passage extends into the door and spans at least one door tray or rack, which is mounted on the door and which encroaches into the upper storage chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2014
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Inventors: CHRISTIAN BAUMANN, WOLFGANG FLICKINGER, KARL-FRIEDRICH LAIBLE, ANDREAS LINDEL, ULRICH SCHLANDER, MARCUS WEHLAUCH
  • Patent number: 9016203
    Abstract: The invention relates to producing a propellant charge igniter tube (2) for a propellant charge igniter (1) by means of hydroforming (high-pressure forming). According to the present invention, a sleeve base (6) is then joined to the propellant charge igniter tube (2) by means of friction welding, for example, and vulcanized without reworking. In this context, the rubber lips of the sleeve base (6) and the propellant charge igniter tube (2) are molded on, or vulcanized, on in one operation. The vacuum-packed benites (8) and the lower part (9) of the propellant charge igniter (1) can then be mounted in the sleeve base (6).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH
    Inventors: Christian Baumann, Thomas Heitmann, Klaus-Achim Kratzsch
  • Publication number: 20150065392
    Abstract: A reactive mass label for labelling a biological molecule for detection by mass spectrometry includes the following structure: X-L-M-S-Re, wherein X is a mass marker moiety, L is a cleavable linker, M is a mass normalization moiety, and S is a mass series modifying group including the following group: wherein J is C?O, K is NH, and n is 2 or J and K are both CH2 and n is 1, m is at least 1; and Re is a reactive functionality for attaching the reactive mass label to a biological molecule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: Electrophoretics Limited
    Inventors: Christian Baumann, Stefan Kienle, Karsten Kuhn, Harald Legner
  • Patent number: 8561544
    Abstract: The invention relates to a projectile (1) having a sub-caliber projectile core (2) and a guide cage or sabot (3) that comprises a driving element (4), which acts on the projectile core (2) at the rear thereof and is in the form of a plate composed of metal. In order to produce such a projectile (1) at low cost, the projectile core (2) and the driving element (4), which is in the form of a plate, are inserted as inserts into an injection-molding tool, and are extrusion-coated so that the injection-mold shape is chosen so that the contour of the guide cage or sabot (3) of the projectile (1) is produced after the injection-molding process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH
    Inventors: Christian Baumann, Holger Brase, Thomas Heitmann, Michael Vagedes
  • Patent number: 8424457
    Abstract: A sabot projectile with a subcaliber projectile body and a sabot, which includes a propulsion element that acts on the rear end of the projectile body and a segmented, essentially cylindrical metal guide cage, which is located at the front end of the propulsion element. The guide cage has a central opening that extends in the axial direction, through which the projectile body is passed. So that the sabot projectile is relatively inexpensive to manufacture, has a low weight, and ensures good detachment of the sabot from the projectile body after discharge, the guide cage is a hollow cylinder, on whose inside wall preferably several radial transverse ribs are arranged, which are spaced some distance apart and extend both in the direction of the longitudinal axis of the sabot and in the direction of the projectile body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH
    Inventors: Christian Baumann, Klaus-Dieter Freudenthal, Thomas Heitmann, Michael Vagedes
  • Patent number: 8408139
    Abstract: A projectile (1) is optionally used as a fragmentation projectile or as a projectile that utilizes a pressure wave effect created when the explosive charge (3) explodes. The projectile (1) contains an ejection charge (12), and an explosive charge (3) arranged in a jacket (4) that can be moved axially with respect to a fragmentation casing (5). The ejection charge (12) allows the explosive charge (3) and surrounding jacket (4) to be pushed at least so far out of the projectile casing (2) that, in the event of explosion, the explosive charge does not act on the fragmentation casing (5). In order to ensure that the jacket (4) of the explosive charge (3) does not develop any fragmentation effect, or develops only a small fragmentation effect, when the explosive charge (3) is ignited, a molded part composed of plastic or a light alloy is used as the jacket (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: Rheinmetail Waffe Munition GmbH
    Inventors: Christian Baumann, Thomas Heitmann
  • Patent number: 8336458
    Abstract: A projectile in which the metallic base body itself is used as a ground wire and only the signal line is passed through the inside of the base body so that it is insulated by a suitable bore of the base body. The signal line is insulated from the ground wire by a coating of an electrically insulating material applied to the base body, before the signal line is introduced into the bore. The two ends of the signal line are provided with connecting contacts, which preferably can be screwed at least partially into the base body and are mounted in such a way that they are insulated from the base body. To allow contacting of the ground wire, which is formed by the base body itself, the front end and the rear end of the base body are provided with coating-free blind bores.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH
    Inventors: Christian Baumann, Torsten Niemeyer, Juergen Pellnath
  • Publication number: 20120283137
    Abstract: A reactive mass label for labelling a biological molecule for detection by mass spectrometry, which label comprises a reactive functionality for labelling thiol groups or carbonyl groups. Also provided is a reactive mass label for labelling a biological molecule for detection by mass spectrometry, wherein the mass label comprises the following structure: X-L-M-S-Re wherein X is a mass marker moiety, L is a cleavable linker, M is a mass normalization moiety, S is a mass series modifying group comprising the following group: wherein J is C?O, K is NH, and n is 2 or J and K are both CH2 and n is 1, and wherein m is at least 1; and Re is a reactive functionality for attaching the mass label to a biological molecule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2010
    Publication date: November 8, 2012
    Applicant: ELECTROPHORETICS LIMITED
    Inventors: Christian Baumann, Stefan Kienle, Karsten Kuhn, Harald Legner
  • Patent number: 8171854
    Abstract: A cartridge (1) is provided comprising a cartridge case (2) and a projectile arrangement (3; 3?) with an arrow projectile (5; 5?) with a sub-caliber control unit (7), wherein the projectile arrangement (3; 3?) is connected to the cartridge case (2) via a case cover (4), wherein, after firing of the projectile arrangement (3; 3?), a precise guiding of the arrow projectile (5; 5?) in the corresponding weapon barrel is ensured due to a receptacle device (28; 28?) that centers the control unit (7) of the arrow projectile (5; 5?), and that can be separated from the control unit (7) when the projectile arrangement (3; 3?) is fired. The receptacle device is connected to the case cover (4) on the projectile side, wherein the receptacle device grasps a ring-shaped rear flange (29; 29?) whose outer diameter corresponds to the projectile caliber of the respective cartridge (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Heitmann, Christian Baumann
  • Publication number: 20110259225
    Abstract: The invention relates to producing a propellant charge igniter tube (2) for a propellant charge igniter (1) by means of hydroforming (high-pressure forming). According to the present invention, a sleeve base (6) is then joined to the propellant charge igniter tube (2) by means of friction welding, for example, and vulcanized without reworking. In this context, the rubber lips of the sleeve base (6) and the propellant charge igniter tube (2) are molded on, or vulcanized, on in one operation. The vacuum-packed benites (8) and the lower part (9) of the propellant charge igniter (1) can then be mounted in the sleeve base (6).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2008
    Publication date: October 27, 2011
    Applicant: RHEINMETALL WAFFE MUNITION GMBH
    Inventors: Christian Baumann, Thomas Heitmann, Klaus-Achim Kratzsch
  • Publication number: 20110165146
    Abstract: Methods and compositions relating to Alzheimer's disease are provided. Specifically, proteins that are differentially expressed in the Alzheimer's disease state relative to their expression in the normal state are provided. Proteins associated with Alzheimer's disease are identified and described. Methods of diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease using the differentially expressed proteins are also provided, as are methods for the identification and therapeutic use of compounds for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2011
    Publication date: July 7, 2011
    Inventors: Jules Westbrook, Helen Byers, Malcolm Ward, Simon Lovestone, Abdul Hye, Stephen Lynham, Richard Joubert, Petra Prefot, Karsten Kuhn, Christian Baumann, Juergen Schaefer, Thorsten Prinz, Stefan Kienle