Patents by Inventor Christian Schildknecht

Christian Schildknecht 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: 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
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20210326593
    Abstract: Described herein is a method for determining a filling level in at least one storage unit. The method includes illuminating the storage unit with at least one illumination pattern; selecting at least one first reflection feature and at least one second reflection feature; for the first reflection feature, generating at least two first sensor signals, and for the second reflection feature, generating at least two second sensor signals; evaluating the two first sensor signals and the two second sensor signals; determining at least one position of the first reflection feature and at least one position of the second reflection feature and determining at least one first vector of the first reflection feature and at least one second vector of the second reflection feature; and determining from the first vector and the second vector at least one elevation map and determining therefrom the filling level in the storage unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Christian Bonsignore, Christian Schildknecht, Peter Schillen, Patrick Schindler, Edgar Matevosjan, Christoph Lungenschmied, Robert Send, Ingmar Bruder
  • 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
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20210052207
    Abstract: A sensor plaster (116) for the transcutaneous measurement of an organ function, more particularly of a kidney function, is proposed. The sensor plaster (116) comprises at least one flexible carrier element (134) having at least one adhesive surface (138) which can be stuck onto a body surface. Furthermore, the sensor plaster (116) comprises at least one radiation source, more particularly a light source (142), wherein the radiation source is designed to irradiate the body surface with at least one interrogation light (162). Furthermore, the sensor plaster (116) comprises at least one detector (146) designed to detect at least one response light (176) incident from the direction of the body surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Norbert Gretz, Johannes Pill, Daniel Schock-Kusch, Thomas Walter, Jürgen Hesser, Maliha Sadick, Felix Eickemeyer, Jae Hyung Hwang, Christian Schildknecht, Soichi Watanabe, Wolfgang Wach, Thomas Rose
  • 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
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10765354
    Abstract: A sensor plaster (116) for the transcutaneous measurement of an organ function, more particularly of a kidney function, is proposed. The sensor plaster (116) comprises at least one flexible carrier element (134) having at least one adhesive surface (138) which can be stuck onto a body surface. Furthermore, the sensor plaster (116) comprises at least one radiation source, more particularly a light source (142), wherein the radiation source is designed to irradiate the body surface with at least one interrogation light (162). Furthermore, the sensor plaster (116) comprises at least one detector (146) designed to detect at least one response light (176) incident from the direction of the body surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: MediBeacon Inc.
    Inventors: Norbert Gretz, Johannes Pill, Daniel Schock-Kusch, Thomas Walter, Jürgen Hesser, Maliha Sadick, Felix Eickemeyer, Jae Hyung Hwang, Christian Schildknecht, Soichi Watanabe, Wolfgang Wach, Thomas Rose
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20200136064
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of transition metal-carbene complexes in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), to a light-emitting layer, to a blocking layer for electrons or excitons, or to a blocking layer for holes, each comprising these transition metal-carbene complexes, to OLEDs comprising these transition metal-carbene complexes, to devices which comprise an inventive OLED, and to transition metal-carbene complexes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Martina Egen, Klaus Kahle, Markus Bold, Thomas Gessner, Christian Lennartz, Simon Nord, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Baete, Christian Neuber, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Schildknecht, Hans-Hermann Johannes
  • Patent number: 10573828
    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 tr
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: UDC IRELAND LIMITED
    Inventors: Markus Bold, Christian Lennartz, Martina Prinz, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Baete, Christian Neuber, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Schildknecht, Hans-Hermann Johannes
  • Patent number: 10522768
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of transition metal-carbene complexes in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), to a light-emitting layer, to a blocking layer for electrons or excitons, or to a blocking layer for holes, each comprising these transition metal-carbene complexes, to OLEDs comprising these transition metal-carbene complexes, to devices which comprise an inventive OLED, and to transition metal-carbene complexes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: UDC Ireland Limited
    Inventors: Martina Egen, Klaus Kahle, Markus Bold, Thomas Gessner, Christian Lennartz, Simon Nord, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Baete, Christian Neuber, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Schildknecht, Hans-Hermann Johannes
  • Publication number: 20190339356
    Abstract: A detector (110) for determining a position of at least one object (112) is proposed. The detector (110) comprises: —at least two optical sensors (118, 120, 176), each optical sensor (118, 120, 176) having a light-sensitive area (122, 124), wherein each light-sensitive area (122, 124) has a geometrical center (182, 184), wherein the geometrical centers (182, 184) of the optical sensors (118, 120, 176) are spaced apart from an optical axis (126) of the detector (110) by different spatial offsets, wherein each optical sensor (118, 120, 176) is configured to generate a sensor signal in response to an illumination of its respective light-sensitive area (122, 124) by a light beam (116) propagating from the object (112) to the detector (110); and—at least one evaluation device (132) being configured for determining at least one longitudinal coordinate z of the object (112) by combining the at least two sensor signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: trinamiX GmbH
    Inventors: Christian SCHILDKNECHT, Christoph LUNGENSCHMIED, Ingmar BRUDER, Michael EBERSPACH, Peter FEJES, Robert SEND, Sebastian VALOUCH, Thomas OHMER, Wilfried HERMES, Stefan HENGEN, Christian LENNARTZ
  • Publication number: 20190322929
    Abstract: The present invention relates to heteroleptic carbene complexes comprising at least two different carbene ligands, to a process for preparing the heteroleptic carbene complexes, to the use of the heteroleptic carbene complexes in organic light-emitting diodes, to organic light-emitting diodes comprising at least one inventive heteroleptic carbene complex, to a light-emitting layer comprising at least one inventive heteroleptic carbene complex, to organic light-emitting diodes comprising at least one inventive light-emitting layer, and to devices which comprise at least one inventive organic light-emitting diode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Evelyn Fuchs, Martina Egen, Klaus Kahle, Christian Lennartz, Oliver Molt, Simon Nord, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Schildknecht, Hans-Hermann Johannes
  • Patent number: 10431750
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of formula a process for their production and their use in electronic devices, especially electroluminescent devices. When used as host material for phosphorescent emitters in electroluminescent devices, the compounds of formula I may provide improved efficiency, stability, manufacturability, or spectral characteristics of electroluminescent devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: UDC Ireland Limited
    Inventors: Thomas Schaefer, Teresa Marina Figueira Duarte, Christian Schildknecht, Nicolle Langer, Ute Heinemeyer, Heinz Wolleb, Soichi Watanabe, Christian Lennartz, Gerhard Wagenblast, Annemarie Wolleb, Kristina Bardon, FLavio Luiz Benedito
  • Publication number: 20190273211
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of formula a process for their production and their use in electronic devices, especially electroluminescent devices. When used as host material for phasphorescent emitters in electroluminescent devices, the compounds of formula I may provide improved efficiency, stability, manufacturability, or spectral characteristics of electroluminescent devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Thomas Schaefer, Teresa Marina Figueira Duarte, Christian Schildknecht, Nicolle Langer, Ute Heinemeyer, Heinz Wolleb, Soichi Watanabe, Christian Lennartz, Gerhard Wagenblast, Annemarie Wolleb, Kristina Bardon, Flavio Luiz Benedito
  • Patent number: 10385263
    Abstract: The present invention relates to heteroleptic carbene complexes comprising at least two different carbene ligands, to a process for preparing the heteroleptic carbene complexes, to the use of the heteroleptic carbene complexes in organic light-emitting diodes, to organic light-emitting diodes comprising at least one inventive heteroleptic carbene complex, to a light-emitting layer comprising at least one inventive heteroleptic carbene complex, to organic light-emitting diodes comprising at least one inventive light-emitting layer, and to devices which comprise at least one inventive organic light-emitting diode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: UDC IRELAND LIMITED
    Inventors: Evelyn Fuchs, Martina Egen, Klaus Kahle, Christian Lennartz, Oliver Molt, Simon Nord, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Schildknecht, Hans-Hermann Johannes
  • Patent number: 10167303
    Abstract: Iridium organometallic complexes containing a substituted dibenzo[f,h]quinoxaline having the formula are provided. These compounds are useful as orange or red emitting components of a light emitting layer in an electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: UDC IRELAND LIMITED
    Inventors: Peter Murer, Stephan Allenbach, Gerhard Wagenblast, Christian Schildknecht, Christian Lennartz
  • Publication number: 20180351115
    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: August 3, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    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