Patents by Inventor Daniel Spesser

Daniel Spesser 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: 20160214493
    Abstract: A high-voltage charge booster is provided for charging a direct current traction battery at a direct current charging pillar. The high-voltage charge booster has a converter (14) for transforming the first voltage level into the second voltage level if the first voltage level differs from the second voltage level. A bypass (16) bypasses the converter (14) or connects through a power stage if the first voltage level corresponds to the second voltage level.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2016
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: Dirk Herke, Daniel Spesser
  • Publication number: 20160214498
    Abstract: A charging device for a plug-in vehicle includes a plurality of power components (12, 22) for transforming a polyphase supply system voltage (32) into a vehicle-end high voltage (34). Each power component (12, 22) is connected to one phase of the supply system voltage (32), and an emergency charging module switches over one of the power components (12, 22) to another phase of the supply system voltage (32). The emergency charging module switches over when the power component (12, 22) that is connected to the other phase malfunctions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2016
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventor: Daniel Spesser
  • Publication number: 20160214492
    Abstract: A method for charging a battery of a vehicle uses a battery charging station that provides an electric current at a first DC voltage. The electric current that is output by the battery charging station at the first DC voltage is supplied to a charger of the vehicle, The electric current at the first DC voltage is converted within the charger into a second electric current at a second DC voltage that is required for charging the battery of the vehicle, and then is supplied to the battery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2016
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventor: Daniel Spesser
  • Publication number: 20160214499
    Abstract: An electrical charging apparatus (10) for charging an electrical energy store of a motor vehicle (12) has an electrical connection (16) to electrically connect the charging apparatus (10) to a charging station (14) and to interchange electrical energy with the charging station (14). An electrical converter (18) is connected to the electrical connection (16) to interchange the electrical energy with the charging station (14) via the electrical connection (16) and to convert the electrical energy. A control unit (20) is connected to the electrical converter (18) to control the interchange of the electrical energy. A communication interface (22) is assigned to the control unit (20) and is designed to interchange data (34) with the charging station (14). The control unit (20) is designed to control the interchange of the electrical energy on the basis of the data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2016
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: Daniel Spesser, Thomas Krauss, Dirk Herke
  • Publication number: 20160079025
    Abstract: A charging device for electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids has a housing. At least one printed circuit board with fuses thereon is arranged on the printed circuit board. The printed circuit board, together with the fuses, is arranged in the interior of the housing and is connected to the housing in a force-fitting and/or interlocking manner by at least one fastening element (2). A covering element (1) covers the printed circuit board and the fastening element (2) at least in sections, and insertion or removal of the fuses onto or from the printed circuit board can be carried out only by removing the printed circuit board from the interior of the housing. The covering element (1) has to be damaged at least in sections to remove the printed circuit board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Inventors: Daniel Spesser, Lutz Elsholz
  • Publication number: 20150123612
    Abstract: A power supply unit (1) that is to be connected to different types of power supply networks includes an input (2) to receive AC power from the power supply network and an output (3) for providing power to an electrical device. The electrical device may for example be a computer, a telecom infrastructure device, inductive cooking/heating systems or an on-board charger of an electrical automotive vehicle. The power supply unit (1) includes at least two converters (4) that are connected between the inputs (2) and the output (3) and it further includes a controllable switching arrangement (5). The switching arrangement (5) includes a number of controllable switches (6) to controllably connect the converters (4) in different configurations to the input (2) and therefore also controllably to different supply lines of the power supply network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicant: DET International Holding Limited
    Inventors: Peter IDE, Frank SCHAFMEISTER, Jörg RICHTER, Barzin POUR, Daniel SPESSER, Dirk HERKE
  • Patent number: 8981787
    Abstract: A method is provided for detecting a state of a connection between an electrically driven motor vehicle (1) and a corresponding charging station. The motor vehicle (1) has a control pilot (CP) function with a vehicle-side control pilot (CP) line (3). The method includes using a power line communication (PLC) chip (2) of the motor vehicle (1) to measure the length of a control pilot line between the motor vehicle and the charging station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Michael Scheu, Daniel Spesser