Patents by Inventor Christoph Beck

Christoph Beck 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: 20190375954
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions, comprising. a) 1.00 to 65.00% by weight of at least one compound of formula (I), wherein R1, R2, R3, R4 are each independently H, C1-C6-alkyl, C1-C6-alkoxy, or C1-C6-alkoxy-C1-C6-alkyl; R is H or C1-C6-alkyl; X is CR6R7, O, or NR8; R6R7 are each independently H, C1-C6-alkyl, C1-C6-alkoxy, or C1-C6-alkoxy-C1-C6-alkyl; R8 is H, C1-C6-alkyl, or C1-C6-alkoxy-C1-C6-alkyl; k is 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5, as component A; b) 1.00 to 60.00% by weight of at least one monomer having two (meth)acrylate groups and having a molecular weight of no more than 500 Dalton, as component B; c) 0 to 25% by weight of at least one monomer having at least three (meth)acrylate groups and having a molecular weight of no more than 600 Dalton, as component C; and d) 1.00 to 30.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Christoph FLECKENSTEIN, Juergen BARO, Erich BECK, Martin KALLER, Andrea MISSKE, Friederike FLEISCHHAKER
  • Patent number: 10480641
    Abstract: A system for locking and releasing a shifting position of a shifting element that is hydraulically actuatable by an actuating pressure is provided. The shifting element is arranged coaxially with a transmission shaft. The system includes a stop valve. The stop valve is subjectable to a control pressure that is separate from the actuating pressure of the shifting element. The stop valve is arranged radially inside the shifting element in the transmission housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN AG
    Inventors: Peter Ziemer, Josef Haupt, Christoph Margraf, Markus Herrmann, Thilo Schmidt, Ulrich Doerr, Christian Sibla, Stefan Beck, Maik Wiesner, Stefan Brom
  • Publication number: 20170188896
    Abstract: A control system for controlling an accommodation demand detection in an ophthalmic technical system includes at least one sensor configured to detect a signal sequence from a body itself or an environmental signal sequence and to convert the detected signal sequence into measurement signals, and at least one detector configured to convert the measurement signals into a control signal that influences the accommodation demand detection. The detector includes a signal processor configured to compare the measurement signals with a reference signal bandwidth and to generate the control signal When the measurement signals are covered by a predetermined reference signal bandwidth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Inventors: Helmut GUTH, Ulrich GENGENBACH, Georg BRETTHAUER, Jan ROTHMUND, Liane KOKER, Joerg NAGEL, Thomas MARTIN, Christoph BECK
  • Patent number: 9277665
    Abstract: A material-saving, cost-efficient and simultaneously safe high-voltage system for energy transfer includes a busbar and at least one high-voltage device connected to the busbar by an electrically conductive connecting device or connector. The connecting device or connector has a predetermined breaking point which is constructed in such a manner that the predetermined breaking point will break if a predetermined force is exerted between the busbar and the high-voltage device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Christoph Armschat, Christoph Beck
  • Patent number: 9144376
    Abstract: In a sensor system for determining the control signal supplied to the ciliary muscles of an eye for adjusting the focal length of the lens of an eye, a contact element of an electrically non-conductive material and provided with sensors is disposed on the cornea of the eye so that the sensors are arranged in contact with an annular area of the cornea next to the ciliary eye muscles so as to be able to sense the focal adjustment signals supplied to the ciliary muscles and the sensed adjustment signals are supplied to a signal processing unit which provides a control signal to a lens system with adjustable focal length for adjusting the focal length thereof depending on the focal adjustment signals of the ciliary eye muscles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignee: KARLSRUHER INTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE (KIT)
    Inventors: Helmut Guth, Ulrich Gengenbach, Georg Bretthauer, Jan Fliedner, Christoph Beck, Markus Krug, Thomas Martin, Joerg Nagel, Liane Koker, Ingo Sieber
  • Publication number: 20150080986
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for applying a transcutaneous electrical stimulation stimulus to the surface of a section of the human ear, which comprises a retaining element which is mountable on or in the ear and a number of electrodes which are arranged on or in an electrode carrier, wherein the device comprises a control apparatus which controls or regulates the generation of a potential difference between the electrodes. In order to permit an improved and safer transcutaneous stimulation the invention proposes that at least three electrodes are arranged on or in the electrode carrier, wherein the at least three electrodes are located in one plane, wherein the position of at least one of the at least three electrodes is adjustable on the electrode carrier and wherein the at least one electrode of which the position is adjustable is mounted such as to be displaceable in a translational manner in the plane. Furthermore, the invention relates a method for the operation of such a device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2013
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Applicant: cerbomed GmbH
    Inventors: Jens ELLRICH, Christoph BECK, Wolf Gerhard FRENKEL, Andreas HARTLEP
  • Patent number: 8965518
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for applying a transcutaneous electrical stimulation stimulus to the surface of a section of the human ear, which comprises a retaining element which is mountable on or in the ear and a number of electrodes which are arranged on or in an electrode carrier, wherein the device comprises a control apparatus which controls or regulates the generation of a potential difference between the electrodes. In order to permit an improved and safer transcutaneous stimulation the invention proposes that at least three electrodes are arranged on or in the electrode carrier, wherein the at least three electrodes are located in one plane, wherein the position of at least one of the at least three electrodes is adjustable on the electrode carrier and wherein the at least one electrode of which the position is adjustable is mounted such as to be displaceable in a translational manner in the plane. Furthermore, the invention relates a method for the operation of such a device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: cerbomed GmbH
    Inventors: Jens Ellrich, Christoph Beck, Wolf Gerhard Frenkel, Andreas Hartlep
  • Patent number: 8885861
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for the combined application of a transcutaneous electrical stimulus to the surface of a portion of the human ear and emission of an acoustic signal into the auditory canal of the ear, wherein the device has at least one electrode head with at least one electrode for the application of the electrical stimulus, a loudspeaker and an output channel for acoustic signals into the auditory canal, a control device by which the application of the electrical stimulus and the emission of acoustic signals can be controlled. In order to achieve improved treatment of disorders using electrical stimulation, in particular tinnitus, the invention provides that the at least one electrode head which carries it is designed to allow it to be arranged in the Cymba conchae of the ear.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Cerbomed GmbH
    Inventors: Christoph Beck, Jens Ellrich, Andreas Hartlep, Wolf Gerhard Frenkel
  • Publication number: 20140313651
    Abstract: A material-saving, cost-efficient and simultaneously safe high-voltage system for energy transfer includes a busbar and at least one high-voltage device connected to the busbar by an electrically conductive connecting device or connector. The connecting device or connector has a predetermined breaking point which is constructed in such a manner that the predetermined breaking point will break if a predetermined force is exerted between the busbar and the high-voltage device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicant: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Chirstoph Armschat, Christoph Beck
  • Publication number: 20140192318
    Abstract: In a sensor system for determining the control signal supplied to the ciliary muscles of an eye for adjusting the focal length of the lens of an eye, a contact element of an electrically non-conductive material and provided with sensors is disposed on the cornea of the eye so that the sensors are arranged in contact with an annular area of the cornea next to the ciliary eye muscles so as to be able to sense the focal adjustment signals supplied to the ciliary muscles and the sensed adjustment signals are supplied to a signal processing unit which provides a control signal to a lens system with adjustable focal length for adjusting the focal length thereof depending on the focal adjustment signals of the ciliary eye muscles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2014
    Publication date: July 10, 2014
    Applicant: KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
    Inventors: Helmut GUTH, Ulrich GENGENBACH, Georg BRETTHAUER, Jan FLIEDNER, Christoph Beck, Markus KRUG, Thomas MARTIN, Joerg Nagel, Liane KOKER, Ingo Sieber
  • Patent number: 8751020
    Abstract: The invention relates to a electrode arrangement (1) for the application of a transcutaneous electric stimulation stimulus onto the surface of a section of the human ear (2), which comprises a holding element (3) to be arranged at or in the ear (2) as well as at least on electrode (4, 5), which electrode (4, 5) is arranged in an electrode carrier (6). To allow a simple and comfortable application of the electrode arrangement at the ear and to influence the hearing during wearing of the electrode arrangement as little as possible the invention suggests that the holding element (3) comprises a linear guide (7) in which a holding bar (8) is arranged linear movably in the direction of a longitudinal axis (L) of the holding element (3), wherein the electrode carrier (6) is arranged at the holding bar (8).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Cerbomed GmbH
    Inventors: Christoph Beck, Stefan Baer
  • Publication number: 20140126752
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for the combined application of a transcutaneous electrical stimulus to the surface of a portion of the human ear and emission of an acoustic signal into the auditory canal of the ear, wherein the device has at least one electrode head with at least one electrode for the application of the electrical stimulus, a loudspeaker and an output channel for acoustic signals into the auditory canal, a control device by which the application of the electrical stimulus and the emission of acoustic signals can be controlled. In order to achieve improved treatment of disorders using electrical stimulation, in particular tinnitus, the invention provides that the at least one electrode head which carries it is designed to allow it to be arranged in the Cymba conchae of the ear.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2013
    Publication date: May 8, 2014
    Applicant: cerbomed GmbH
    Inventors: Christoph BECK, Jens ELLRICH, Andreas HARTLEP, Wolf Gerhard FRENKEL
  • Patent number: 8688239
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electrode arrangement for applying of a transcutaneous electrical stimulation stimulus onto the surface of a section of the human ear, which comprises a holding element to be attached at or in the ear as well as at least one electrode, which electrode is arranged in or at an electrode carrier, wherein the holding element comprises a linear guide in which a supporting rod is arranged linear movable in the direction of a longitudinal axis (L) of the holding element and wherein the electrode carrier is arranged at the supporting rod. To obtain an improved transcutaneous stimulation the invention proposes that the electrode carrier comprises at least one carrier section on which the electrode is arranged, wherein the electrode comprises at least one cylindrical and/or spherical segment shaped and/or conical surface section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Cerbomed GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Hartlep, Christoph Beck, Stefan Baer
  • Patent number: 8666502
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electrode arrangement for applying of a transcutaneous electrical stimulation stimulus onto the surface of the human ear. A holding element is attached to the ear. At least one electrode is arranged on an electrode carrier and the electrode carrier is arranged on a supporting rod. The holding element has a linear guide in which the supporting rod is arranged linear movable in the direction of a longitudinal axis (L) of the holding element. A latching mean is arranged between the linear guide and the supporting rod, so that the supporting rod can be latched relatively to the linear guide along the longitudinal axis (L) in predetermined relative positions. The latching means has a rack shaped contour on the supporting rod which extends into the direction of the longitudinal axis (L) of the holding element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignee: Cerbomed GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Hartlep, Christoph Beck, Stefan Baer
  • Publication number: 20140046406
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for applying a transcutaneous electrical stimulation stimulus to the surface of a section of the human ear, which comprises a retaining element which is mountable on or in the ear and a number of electrodes which are arranged on or in an electrode carrier, wherein the device comprises a control apparatus which controls or regulates the generation of a potential difference between the electrodes. In order to permit an improved and safer transcutaneous stimulation the invention proposes that at least three electrodes are arranged on or in the electrode carrier, wherein the at least three electrodes are located in one plane, wherein the position of at least one of the at least three electrodes is adjustable on the electrode carrier and wherein the at least one electrode of which the position is adjustable is mounted such as to be displaceable in a translational manner in the plane. Furthermore, the invention relates a method for the operation of such a device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2013
    Publication date: February 13, 2014
    Applicant: cerbomed GmbH
    Inventors: Jens ELLRICH, Christoph BECK, Wolf Gerhard FRENKEL, Andreas HARTLEP
  • Publication number: 20130274848
    Abstract: The invention relates to a electrode arrangement (1) for the application of a transcutaneous electric stimulation stimulus onto the surface of a section of the human ear (2), which comprises a holding element (3) to be arranged at or in the ear (2) as well as at least on electrode (4, 5), which electrode (4, 5) is arranged in an electrode carrier (6). To allow a simple and comfortable application of the electrode arrangement at the ear and to influence the hearing during wearing of the electrode arrangement as little as possible the invention suggests that the holding element (3) comprises a linear guide (7) in which a holding bar (8) is arranged linear movably in the direction of a longitudinal axis (L) of the holding element (3), wherein the electrode carrier (6) is arranged at the holding bar (8).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2013
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Inventors: Christoph BECK, Stefan BAER
  • Publication number: 20130231729
    Abstract: The electrode arrangement applies a transcutaneous electrical stimulation stimulus to the surface of a section of the human ear. A holding element attaches at or in the ear. At least one electrode is held by an electrode carrier. The holding element has a linear guide on a supporting rod which is linear movable in the direction of a longitudinal axis of the holding element. The electrode carrier is arranged at the supporting rod. To improve the handling of the electrode arrangement latching means are between the linear guide and the supporting rod, so that the supporting rod can be latched relatively to the linear guide along the longitudinal axis in predetermined relative positions. The latching means is a rack shaped contour, which is on the supporting rod and which extends into the direction of the longitudinal axis of the holding element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Publication date: September 5, 2013
    Applicant: CERBOMED GMBH
    Inventors: Andreas HARTLEP, Christoph BECK, Stefan BAER
  • Publication number: 20130231730
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electrode arrangement for applying of a transcutaneous electrical stimulation stimulus onto the surface of a section of the human ear, which comprises a holding element to be attached at or in the ear as well as at least one electrode, which electrode is arranged in or at an electrode carrier, wherein the holding element comprises a linear guide in which a supporting rod is arranged linear movable in the direction of a longitudinal axis (L) of the holding element and wherein the electrode carrier is arranged at the supporting rod. To obtain an improved transcutaneous stimulation the invention proposes that the electrode carrier comprises at least one carrier section on which the electrode is arranged, wherein the electrode comprises at least one cylindrical and/or spherical segment shaped and/or conical surface section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Publication date: September 5, 2013
    Applicant: CERBOMED GMBH
    Inventors: Andreas HARTLEP, Christoph BECK, Stefan BAER
  • Patent number: 8506469
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for modulation, augmentation and/or stimulation of neural tissue and/or neural tissue related functionality with stimulating neural tissue and/or neural tissue related functionality with stimuli by which neural activity related local perfusion changes, electro-neuro-chemical, biochemical, neural modulative or neuroplastical responses and/or alterations in ‘metabolism supply lines-neural tissue’ interaction processes in vertebrates can be triggered and/or influenced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: Cerbomed GmbH
    Inventors: Stefan Dietrich, Christoph Beck
  • Patent number: D707289
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 17, 2014
    Assignee: Adolf Mohr Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Gerhard Thoma, Christoph Beck