Patents by Inventor Christoph Stamm

Christoph Stamm 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: 11255788
    Abstract: An opto-mechanical apparatus including a hollow housing member having a first end and a second end, the housing member having a longitudinal axis, a parabolic mirror positioned on a side of to the first end of the housing member, and a mirror adjustment mechanism attached to the second end of the housing member, the mirror adjustment mechanism connected to the parabolic mirror through the housing member, the mirror adjustment mechanism configured to adjust an axial position of the parabolic mirror along the longitudinal axis and to adjust a radial position of the parabolic mirror about the longitudinal axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
    Inventors: Ezzat Hegazi, Vincent Cunningham, Christof Brunner, Christoph Stamm
  • Publication number: 20200340919
    Abstract: An opto-mechanical apparatus including a hollow housing member having a first end and a second end, the housing member having a longitudinal axis, a parabolic mirror positioned on a side of to the first end of the housing member, and a mirror adjustment mechanism attached to the second end of the housing member, the mirror adjustment mechanism connected to the parabolic mirror through the housing member, the mirror adjustment mechanism configured to adjust an axial position of the parabolic mirror along the longitudinal axis and to adjust a radial position of the parabolic mirror about the longitudinal axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Ezzat Hegazi, Vincent Cunningham, Christof Brunner, Christoph Stamm
  • Patent number: 10712269
    Abstract: An opto-mechanical apparatus including a hollow housing member having a first end and a second end, the housing member having a longitudinal axis, a parabolic mirror positioned on a side of to the first end of the housing member, and a mirror adjustment mechanism attached to the second end of the housing member, the mirror adjustment mechanism connected to the parabolic mirror through the housing member, the mirror adjustment mechanism configured to adjust an axial position of the parabolic mirror along the longitudinal axis and to adjust a radial position of the parabolic mirror about the longitudinal axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
    Inventors: Ezzat Hegazi, Vincent Cunningham, Christof Brunner, Christoph Stamm
  • Publication number: 20190257752
    Abstract: An opto-mechanical apparatus including a hollow housing member having a first end and a second end, the housing member having a longitudinal axis, a parabolic mirror positioned on a side of to the first end of the housing member, and a mirror adjustment mechanism attached to the second end of the housing member, the mirror adjustment mechanism connected to the parabolic mirror through the housing member, the mirror adjustment mechanism configured to adjust an axial position of the parabolic mirror along the longitudinal axis and to adjust a radial position of the parabolic mirror about the longitudinal axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Ezzat Hegazi, Vincent Cunningham, Christof Brunner, Christoph Stamm
  • Patent number: 10281401
    Abstract: An opto-mechanical apparatus including a hollow housing member having a first end and a second end, the housing member having a longitudinal axis, a parabolic mirror positioned on a side of to the first end of the housing member, and a mirror adjustment mechanism attached to the second end of the housing member, the mirror adjustment mechanism connected to the parabolic mirror through the housing member, the mirror adjustment mechanism configured to adjust an axial position of the parabolic mirror along the longitudinal axis and to adjust a radial position of the parabolic mirror about the longitudinal axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
    Inventors: Ezzat Hegazi, Vincent Cunningham, Christof Brunner, Christoph Stamm
  • Patent number: 10048205
    Abstract: Methods and systems for determining contamination in a petroleum-based sample, including irradiating the petroleum-based sample with a light beam from a light source such that a fluorescence signal is generated, guiding, by a mirror, the fluorescence signal to a gear-less rotating diffraction grating, the gear-less rotating diffraction grating spatially separating a fluorescence wavelength from the florescence signal, detecting, by an optical detector, fluorescence wavelength, transforming the fluorescence wavelength into a spectral contour diagram, the spectral contour diagram comprising a fluorescence wavelength variation over time, and determining, the contamination in the petroleum-based sample using the spectral contour diagram.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
    Inventors: Ezzat Hegazi, Vincent Cunningham, Christof Brunner, Christoph Stamm
  • Patent number: 9804063
    Abstract: Sampling device for samples containing DNA in particular, with a sample-collecting area provided at the free end of an elongate holding device, wherein the sample-collecting area is designed to be separable from the sampling device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: PRIONICS AG
    Inventors: Eligio Lardi, Christoph Stamm, Bernhard Hostettler, Mathias Blaser, Andreas Rüegg
  • Publication number: 20170299516
    Abstract: Methods and systems for determining contamination in a petroleum-based sample, including irradiating the petroleum-based sample with a light beam from a light source such that a fluorescence signal is generated, guiding, by a mirror, the fluorescence signal to a gear-less rotating diffraction grating, the gear-less rotating diffraction grating spatially separating a fluorescence wavelength from the florescence signal, detecting, by an optical detector, fluorescence wavelength, transforming the fluorescence wavelength into a spectral contour diagram, the spectral contour diagram comprising a fluorescence wavelength variation over time, and determining, the contamination in the petroleum-based sample using the spectral contour diagram.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventors: Ezzat Hegazi, Vincent Cunningham, Christof Brunner, Christoph Stamm
  • Publication number: 20170299517
    Abstract: An opto-mechanical apparatus including a hollow housing member having a first end and a second end, the housing member having a longitudinal axis, a parabolic mirror positioned on a side of to the first end of the housing member, and a mirror adjustment mechanism attached to the second end of the housing member, the mirror adjustment mechanism connected to the parabolic mirror through the housing member, the mirror adjustment mechanism configured to adjust an axial position of the parabolic mirror along the longitudinal axis and to adjust a radial position of the parabolic mirror about the longitudinal axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventors: Ezzat Hegazi, Vincent Cunningham, Christof Brunner, Christoph Stamm
  • Publication number: 20150277137
    Abstract: An optical projection system comprising an image generating laser projector, a diffusive structure and an observer is described. The system is designed such that the light of each image pixel maintains a non-disturbed wavefront through-out the optical system preventing the creation of speckles on the image sensor of the observer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2012
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Applicant: OPTOTUNE AG
    Inventors: Manuel Aschwanden, Christoph Stamm, Gabriel Speziga
  • Publication number: 20150226646
    Abstract: Sampling device for samples containing DNA in particular, with a sample-collecting area provided at the free end of an elongate holding device, wherein the sample-collecting area is designed to be separable from the sampling device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2013
    Publication date: August 13, 2015
    Inventors: Eligio Lardi, Christoph Stamm, Bernhard Hostettler, Mathias Blaser, Andreas Rüegg
  • Patent number: 9028753
    Abstract: A motorized multi-cuvette rotatable carousel positions cuvettes around a stationary axis. A rotatable cuvette holder plate positions cuvettes in the carousel. The cuvette holder plate has spring tensioning elements that hold cuvettes in a precise position within the cuvette holder plate. A cuvette positioning arm is attached to the rotatable carousel assembly. The positioning arm geometrically positions the cuvette for depth-resolved laser-induced fluorescence testing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignees: Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Zurich University of Applied Sciences
    Inventors: Ezzat Hegazi, Christoph Stamm, Peter Engel, Benjamin Fellmann, Hanspeter Sautter
  • Patent number: 8048637
    Abstract: A diagnostic composition to detect antibodies in a sample obtained from an animal or human being infected by Trichinella, comprising at least one peptide containing a series of amino acids that form a continuous or discontinuous epitope recognized by sera from pigs infected with Trichinella.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Prionics AG
    Inventors: Patrik Buholzer, Alex Raber, Paul Price, Daniel Zwald, Weldy Bonilla Pinschewer, Roger Marti, Jurg Weidmann, Christoph Stamm
  • Publication number: 20110127177
    Abstract: Container for receiving lab samples, whereby the samples are held in the container at a distance from the internal wall and in a defined height range, and whereby a drying device is provided inside the container at least in said height range and surrounds the sample on the side, at least partially, and includes a drying agent, and is constructed such that gas exchange between sample and drying agent is feasible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2009
    Publication date: June 2, 2011
    Applicant: PRIONICS AG
    Inventors: Bernhard Hostettler, Brigitta Kipfer-Schafer, Christoph Stamm
  • Publication number: 20100190182
    Abstract: A diagnostic composition to detect antibodies in a sample obtained from an animal or human being infected by Trichinella, comprising at least one peptide containing a series of amino acids that form a continuous or discontinuous epitope recognized by sera from pigs infected with Trichinella.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2007
    Publication date: July 29, 2010
    Applicant: PRIONICS AG
    Inventors: Patrik Buholzer, Alex Raber, Paul Price, Daniel Zwald, Weldy Bonilla Pinschewer, Roger Marti, Jurg Weidmann, Christoph Stamm