Patents by Inventor Christian Lennartz

Christian Lennartz 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: 20220157044
    Abstract: Described herein is a detector for identifying at least one material property m. The detector includes at least one sensor element including a matrix of optical sensors, the optical sensors each having a light-sensitive area. The sensor element is configured for recording at least one reflection image of a light beam originating from at least one object. The detector includes at least one evaluation device configured for determining the material property by evaluation of at least one beam profile of the reflection image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Friedrich Schick, Peter Schillen, Patrick Schindler, Andre Schmidt, Michael Eberspach, Christian Lennartz, Robert Send, Lars Diesselberg, Heiko Hengen, Ingmar Bruder, Jakob Unger, Christian Bonsignore
  • Publication number: 20220144869
    Abstract: Heteroleptic carbene complexes and the use thereof in organic electronics The present invention relates to heteroleptic complexes comprising a phenylimidazole or phenyltriazole unit bonded via a carbene bond to a central metal atom, and phenylimidazole ligands attached via a nitrogen-metal bond to the central atom, to OLEDs which comprise such heteroleptic complexes, to light-emitting layers comprising at least one such heteroleptic complex, to a device selected from the group consisting of illuminating elements, stationary visual display units and mobile visual display units comprising such an OLED, to the use of such a heteroleptic complex in OLEDs, for example as emitter, matrix material, charge transport material and/or charge blocker.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Evelyn FUCHS, Oliver MOLT, Korinna DORMANN, Thomas GESSNER, Nicolle LANGER, Ingo MUENSTER, JianQiang QU, Christian LENNARTZ, Christian SCHILDKNECHT, Soichi WATANABE, Gerhard WAGENBLAST, Guenter SCHMID, Herbert Friedrich BOERNER, Volker van ELSBERGEN
  • Publication number: 20220149300
    Abstract: The present invention relates to organic light-emitting devices comprising (a) an anode, (i) a cathode, and (e) an emitting layer between the anode and cathode, comprising 2 to 40% by weight of a triplet emitter X having a difference of the singlet energy (ES1(X)) and the triplet energy (ET1(X)) of less than or equal to 0.4 eV [?(ES1(X))?(ET1(X))?0.4 eV], 0.05 to 5.0% by weight of a fluorescent emitter Y and 55 to 97.95% by weight of a host compound(s), wherein the amount of the triplet emitter X, the fluorescent emitter Y and the host compound(s) adds up to a total of 100% by weight and the singlet energy of the triplet emitter X (ES1(X)) is greater than the singlet energy of the fluorescent emitter Y (ES1(Y)) [(ES1(X))>ES1(Y)].
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Christian Lennartz, Stefan Metz, Korinna Dormann, Gerhard Wagenblast, Ute Heinemeyer, Hannah Mangold, Minlu Zhang, Thomas-Wesley Holcombe
  • Publication number: 20220101551
    Abstract: Described herein is a detector for determining a position of at least one object. The detector includes at least one sensor element having a matrix of optical sensors, the optical sensors each having a light-sensitive area, wherein the sensor element is configured to determine a reflection image of the object. The detector also includes an evaluation device configured to select a reflection feature of the reflection image, and determine a distance estimate of the selected reflection feature of the reflection image by optimizing at least one blurring function fa, wherein the distance estimate is given by a longitudinal coordinate z and an error interval ±?. The evaluation device is adapted to determine at least one displacement region in at least one reference image corresponding to the distance estimate, and to match the selected reflection feature with at least one reference feature within the displacement region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Inventors: Michael Eberspach, Christian Lennartz, Robert Send, Patrick Schindler, Peter Schillen, Ingmar Bruder
  • Publication number: 20220092814
    Abstract: Described herein is a detector for determining a position of an object. The detector includes a sensor element having a matrix of optical sensors, wherein the sensor element is configured to determine a reflection image. The detector also includes an evaluation device configured to select a reflection feature of the reflection image at a first image position in the reflection image, determine a longitudinal coordinate z of the selected reflection feature by optimizing a blurring function fa, and determine a reference feature in a reference image at a second image position in the reference image corresponding to the reflection feature. The reference image and the reflection image are determined at two different spatial configurations, wherein the spatial configurations differ by a relative spatial constellation, wherein the evaluation device is configured to determine the relative spatial constellation from the longitudinal coordinate z and the first and the second image positions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Publication date: March 24, 2022
    Inventors: Michael Eberspach, Peter Schillen, Patrick Schindler, Robert Send, Christian Lennartz, Ingmar Bruder
  • Publication number: 20220084236
    Abstract: Described herein is a detector for determining a position of an object. The detector includes a sensor element having a matrix of optical sensors, each designed to generate a sensor signal in response to an illumination of its light-sensitive area by a light beam propagating from the object to the detector. The detector also includes an evaluation device configured to select a region of interest of the matrix, respectively determine a sensor signal of at least two optical sensors of the region of interest, and determine a longitudinal coordinate zDPR of the object by evaluating a combined sensor signal Q. The evaluation device is also configured to determine an image of the region of interest from the sensor signals, determine a longitudinal coordinate zDFD of the object by optimizing at least one blurring function fa, and determine combined distance information z considering the longitudinal coordinates zDPR and zDFD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Inventors: Robert Send, Patrick Schindler, Celal Mohan Oeguen, Peter Schillen, Christian Lennartz
  • Patent number: 11189806
    Abstract: The present invention relates to heteroleptic complexes comprising a phenylimidazole or phenyltriazole unit bonded via a carbene bond to a central metal atom, and phenylimidazole ligands attached via a nitrogen-metal bond to the central atom, to OLEDs which comprise such heteroleptic complexes, to light-emitting layers comprising at least one such heteroleptic complex, to a device selected from the group consisting of illuminating elements, stationary visual display units and mobile visual display units comprising such an OLED, to the use of such a heteroleptic complex in OLEDs, for example as emitter, matrix material, charge transport material and/or charge blocker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: UDC Ireland Limited
    Inventors: Evelyn Fuchs, Oliver Molt, Korinna Dormann, Thomas Gessner, Nicolle Langer, Ingo Muenster, JianQiang Qu, Christian Lennartz, Christian Schildknecht, Soichi Watanabe, Gerhard Wagenblast, Guenter Schmid, Herbert Friedrich Boerner, Volker van Elsbergen
  • Patent number: 11143736
    Abstract: A detector for determining a position of at least one object is disclosed and includes at least one sensor element having a matrix of optical sensors, the optical sensors each having a light-sensitive area. Each optical sensor is designed to generate at least one sensor signal in response to an illumination of its respective light-sensitive area by a light beam propagating from the object to the detector. The sensor element is adapted to determine at least one reflection image. The detector also includes at least one evaluation device adapted to select at least one reflection feature of the reflection image at least one first image position in the reflection image. The evaluation device is adapted to determine at least one reference feature in at least one reference image and at least one second image position in the reference image corresponding to the at least one reflection feature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: trinamiX GmbH
    Inventors: Patrick Schindler, Peter Schillen, Michael Eberspach, Christian Lennartz, Robert Send, Ingmar Bruder, Heiko Hengen, Lars Diesselberg
  • Patent number: 11075346
    Abstract: The present invention relates to organic light-emitting devices comprising (a) an anode, (i) a cathode, and (e) an emitting layer between the anode and cathode, comprising 2 to 40% by weight of a luminescent organometallic complex X having a difference of the singlet energy (ES1(X)) and the triplet energy (ET1(X)) of of ?0.3 eV [?(ES1(X))?(ET1(X))?0.3], 0.05 to 5.0% by weight of a fluorescent emitter Y and 55 to 97.95% by weight of a host compound(s), wherein the amount of the organometallic complex X, the fluorescent emitter Y and the host compound(s) adds up to a total of 100% by weight and the singlet energy of the luminescent organometallic complex X (ES1(X)) is greater than the singlet energy of the fluorescent emitter Y (ES1(Y)) [(ES1(X))>ES1(Y)].
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: UDC Ireland Limited
    Inventors: Christian Lennartz, Stefan Metz, Korinna Dormann, Gerhard Wagenblast, Ute Heinemeyer, Hannah Mangold, Minlu Zhang, Thomas-Wesley Holcombe
  • Patent number: 11031559
    Abstract: Organic electronics applications, especially an organic light-emitting diode (OLED), an organic solar cell (organic photovoltaics) or a switching element such as an organic transistor, for example an organic FET (Field Effect Transistor) and an organic TFT (Thin Film Transistor), comprising at least one substituted phenoxasiline derivative, a organic semiconductor layer, a host material, electron/hole/exciton blocking material or electron/hole injection material comprising at least one substituted phenoxasiline derivative, the use of a substituted phenoxasiline derivative in organic electronics applications, an organic light-emitting diode, wherein at least one substituted phenoxasiline derivative is present in the electron/hole/exciton blocking layer, the electron/hole injection layer and/or the light-emitting layer, a light-emitting layer, an electron/hole/exciton blocking layer and an electron/hole injection layer comprising at least one substituted phenoxasiline derivative and a device selected from the g
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: UDC Ireland Limited
    Inventors: Soichi Watanabe, Christian Lennartz, Gerhard Wagenblast, Nicolle Langer, Junji Kido, Hisahiro Sasabe, Masato Kimura
  • Publication number: 20210126207
    Abstract: The present invention relates to metal-carbene complexes comprising a central atom selected from iridium and platinum, and diazabenzimidazolocarbene ligands, to organic light diodes which comprise such complexes, to light-emitting layers comprising at least one such metal-carbene complex, to a device selected from the group comprising illuminating elements, stationary visual display units and mobile visual display units comprising such an OLED and to the use of such a metal-carbene complex in OLEDs, for example as emitter, matrix material, charge transport material and/or charge or exciton blocker.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Inventors: Oliver Molt, Nicolle Langer, Evelyn Fuchs, Korinna Dormann, Christian Schildknecht, Soichi Watanabe, Gerhard Wagenblast, Christian Lennartz, Thomas Schaefer, Heinz Wolleb, Teresa Marina Figueira Duarte, Stefan Metz, Peter Murer
  • Publication number: 20210083200
    Abstract: A compound of the general formula a process for the production of the compound and its use in electronic devices, especially electroluminescent devices. Improved efficiency, stability, manufacturability, or spectral characteristics of electroluminescent devices are provided when the compound of formula I is used as host material for phosphorescent emitters in electroluminescent devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Thomas Schaefer, Flavio Luiz Benedito, Ute Heinemeyer, Nicolle Langer, Heinz Wolleb, Teresa Marina Figueira Duarte, Soichi Watanabe, Christian Lennartz, Gerhard Wagenblast, Annemarie Wolleb, Kristina Bardon
  • Patent number: 10950798
    Abstract: The present invention provides an organic electronic device including a first electrode, a second electrode, and an organic layer interposed between the first electrode and the second electrode, wherein the organic layer comprises an organic metal complex of formula and a compound of formula Organic light emitting devices (OLEDs) having superior life time, power efficiency, quantum efficiency and/or a low operating voltage are obtained, when the organic layer comprising the compounds of formula I and II constitutes the electron transport layer of an OLED.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: UDC Ireland Limited
    Inventors: Soichi Watanabe, Christian Schildknecht, Gerhard Wagenblast, Christian Lennartz, Heinz Wolleb
  • Patent number: 10948567
    Abstract: A detector (110) for determining a position of at least one object (112) is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Inventors: Michael Eberspach, Christoph Lungenschmied, Robert Send, Thomas Ohmer, Stefan Hengen, Ingmar Bruder, Wilfried Hermes, Sebastian Valouch, Christian Lennartz, Peter Schillen, Patrick Schindler
  • Patent number: 10916716
    Abstract: The present invention relates to metal-carbene complexes comprising a central atom selected from iridium and platinum, and diazabenzimidazolocarbene ligands, to organic light diodes which comprise such complexes, to light-emitting layers comprising at least one such metal-carbene complex, to a device selected from the group comprising illuminating elements, stationary visual display units and mobile visual display units comprising such an OLED and to the use of such a metal-carbene complex in OLEDs, for example as emitter, matrix material, charge transport material and/or charge or exciton blocker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: UDC IRELAND LIMITED
    Inventors: Oliver Molt, Nicolle Langer, Evelyn Fuchs, Korinna Dormann, Christian Schildknecht, Soichi Watanabe, Gerhard Wagenblast, Christian Lennartz, Thomas Schaefer, Heinz Wolleb, Teresa Marina Figueira Duarte, Stefan Metz, Peter Murer
  • Patent number: 10862051
    Abstract: A compound of the general formula (I), a process for the production of the compound and its use in electronic devices, especially electroluminescent devices. Improved efficiency, stability, manufacturability, or spectral characteristics of electroluminescent devices are provided when the compound of formula I is used as host material for phosphorescent emitters in electroluminescent devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: UDC IRELAND LIMITED
    Inventors: Thomas Schaefer, Flavio Luiz Benedito, Ute Heinemeyer, Nicolle Langer, Heinz Wolleb, Teresa Marina Figueira Duarte, Soichi Watanabe, Christian Lennartz, Gerhard Wagenblast, Annemarie Wolleb, Kristina Bardon
  • Publication number: 20200373503
    Abstract: The present invention relates to heteroleptic complexes comprising a phenylimidazole or phenyltriazole unit bonded via a carbene bond to a central metal atom, and phenylimidazole ligands attached via a nitrogen-metal bond to the central atom, to OLEDs which comprise such heteroleptic complexes, to light-emitting layers comprising at least one such heteroleptic complex, to a device selected from the group consisting of illuminating elements, stationary visual display units and mobile visual display units comprising such an OLED, to the use of such a heteroleptic complex in OLEDs, for example as emitter, matrix material, charge transport material and/or charge blocker.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicants: BASF SE, OLEDWORKS GMBH, OSRAM OLEO GMBH
    Inventors: Evelyn FUCHS, Oliver MOLT, Korinna DORMANN, Thomas GESSNER, Nicolle LANGER, lngo MUENSTER, JianQiang Qu, Christian LENNARTZ, Christian SCHILDKNECHT, Soichi WATANABE, Gerhard WAGENBLAST, Guenter SCHMID, Herbert Friedrich BOERNER, Volker van ELSBERGEN
  • Publication number: 20200371237
    Abstract: A detector for determining a position of at least one object is provided. The detector includes an evaluation device adapted to select at least one reflection feature of a reflection image, wherein the evaluation device is configured for determining at least one longitudinal region of the selected reflection feature of the reflection image by evaluating a combined signal Q from the sensor signals, wherein the evaluation device is adapted to determine at least one displacement region in at least one reference image corresponding to the longitudinal region, wherein the evaluation device is adapted to match the selected reflection feature with at least one reference feature within the displacement region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: trinamiX GmbH
    Inventors: Patrick SCHINDLER, Peter SCHILLEN, Michael EBERSPACH, Christian LENNARTZ, Robert SEND, Ingmar BRUDER, Heiko HENGEN, Lars DIESSELBERG
  • Publication number: 20200348385
    Abstract: A detector for determining a position of at least one object is disclosed and includes at least one sensor element having a matrix of optical sensors, the optical sensors each having a light-sensitive area. Each optical sensor is designed to generate at least one sensor signal in response to an illumination of its respective light-sensitive area by a light beam propagating from the object to the detector. The sensor element is adapted to determine at least one reflection image. The detector also includes at least one evaluation device adapted to select at least one reflection feature of the reflection image at least one first image position in the reflection image. The evaluation device is adapted to determine at least one reference feature in at least one reference image and at least one second image position in the reference image corresponding to the at least one reflection feature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Patrick Schindler, Peter Schillen, Michael Eberspach, Christian Lennartz, Robert Send, Ingmar Bruder, Heiko Hengen, Lars Diesselberg
  • Publication number: 20200266366
    Abstract: Use of transition metal complexes of the formula (I) in organic light-emitting diodes where: M1 is a metal atom; carbene is a carbene ligand; L is a monoanionic or dianionic ligand; K is an uncharged monodentate or bidentate ligand selected from the group consisting of phosphines; CO; pyridines; nitriles and conjugated dienes which form a ? complex with M1; n is the number of carbene ligands and is at least 1; m is the number of ligands L, where m can be 0 or ?1; o is the number of ligands K, where o can be 0 or ?1; where the sum n+m+o is dependent on the oxidation state and coordination number of the metal atom and on the denticity of the ligands carbene, L and K and also on the charge on the ligands carbene and L, with the proviso that n is at least 1, and also an OLED comprising these transition metal complexes, a light-emitting layer comprising these transition metal complexes, OLEDs comprising this light-emitting layer, devices comprising an OLED according to the present invention, and specific
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Markus Bold, Christian Lennartz, Martina Prinz, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Baete, Christian Neuber, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Schildknecht, Hans-Hermann Johannes