Patents by Inventor Edgar Kluge

Edgar Kluge 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: 11041083
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations containing at least one organic functional material and at least a first organic solvent, wherein said first organic solvent is an alkyl benzoate solvent, as well as to electronic devices prepared by using these formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Gaëlle Béalle, Christoph Leonhard, Hsin-Rong Tseng, Manuel Hamburger, Anja Jatsch, Philip May, Dietmar Kunkel, Irina Martynova, Edgar Kluge
  • Patent number: 10615343
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a formulation comprising at least one organofunctional material which can be employed for the production of functional layers of electronic devices, and at least one aromatic compound. The present invention furthermore relates to electronic devices which are obtainable from these formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Stoessel, Irina Martynova, Aurélie Ludemann, Edgar Kluge, Nils Koenen
  • Publication number: 20190300738
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations containing at least one organic functional material and at least a first organic solvent, wherein said first organic solvent is an alkyl benzoate solvent, as well as to electronic devices prepared by using these formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Gaëlle BÉALLE, Christoph LEONHARD, Hsin-Rong TSENG, Manuel HAMBURGER, Anja JATSCH, Philip MAY, Dietmar KUNKEL, Irina MARTYNOVA, Edgar KLUGE
  • Patent number: 10256408
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel compositions comprising an organic semiconductor (OSC) and one or more organic solvents. The composition is solid at a temperature of 25° C. and fluid at a higher temperature and the boiling point of the solvent is at most 400° C. Furthermore, the present invention describes the use of these compositions as inks for the preparation of organic electronic (OE) devices, especially organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells and OLED devices, to methods for preparing OE devices using the novel compositions, and to OE devices, OLED devices and OPV cells prepared from such methods and compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Mark James, Magda Goncalves-Miskiewicz, Philip E. May, Lana Nanson, Ruth Effenberger, Edgar Kluge
  • Publication number: 20180375029
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations for the preparation of organic electronic devices (OLEDs) which comprise (A) at least one specific ester solvent containing an aromatic group and (B) at least one organic functional material selected from organic conductors, organic semiconductors, organic fluorescent compounds, organic phosphorescent compounds, organic light-absorbent compounds, organic light-sensitive compounds, organic photosensitisation agents and other organic photoactive compounds, selected from organometallic complexes of transition metals, rare earth metals, lanthanides and actinides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Gaëlle BÉALLE, Christoph LEONHARD, Hsin-Rong TSENG, Irina MARTYNOVA, Aurélie LUDEMANN, Edgar KLUGE, Anja JATSCH, Manuel HAMBURGER, Li Wei TAN, Pawel MISKIEWICZ, Philip Edward MAY, Daniel WALKER
  • Publication number: 20170294582
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a formulation comprising at least one organofunctional material which can be employed for the production of functional layers of electronic devices, and at least one aromatic compound. The present invention furthermore relates to electronic devices which are obtainable from these formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: PHILIPP STOESSEL, Irina MARTYNOVA, Aurélie LUDEMANN, Edgar KLUGE, Nils KOENEN
  • Publication number: 20170062725
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel compositions comprising an organic semiconductor (OSC) and one or more organic solvents. The composition is solid at a temperature of 25° C. and fluid at a higher temperature and the boiling point of the solvent is at most 400° C. Furthermore, the present invention describes the use of these compositions as inks for the preparation of organic electronic (OE) devices, especially organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells and OLED devices, to methods for preparing OE devices using the novel compositions, and to OE devices, OLED devices and OPV cells prepared from such methods and compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Inventors: Mark James, Magda Goncalves-Miskiewicz, Philip E. May, Lana Nanson, Ruth Effenberger, Edgar Kluge
  • Patent number: 9379323
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel compositions comprising light emitting materials and/or charge transporting materials and one or more organic solvents having a viscosity at 25° C. of at least 10 mPas and a boiling point of at most 400° C., to their use as inks for the preparation of organic light emitting diode (OLED) devices, to methods for preparing OLED devices using the novel formulations, and to OLED devices prepared from such methods and formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Mark James, Magda Goncalves-Miskiewicz, Philip Edward May, Ruth Effenberger, Edgar Kluge, Heinrich Becker
  • Publication number: 20160181552
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a formulation comprising at least one organic semiconducting compound (OSC) having a molecular weight of at most 5000 g/mol, at least one organic solvent, and at least one polymeric binder having a weight average molecular weight of at least 5.000.000 g/mol, wherein the formulation comprises a viscosity at 25° C. of at least 15 mPas. Furthermore, the present invention relates to the use of these formulations as inks for the preparation of organic electronic (OE) devices, preferably organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells and organic light emitting diodes (OLED) devices, to methods for preparing OE devices using these formulations, and to OE devices, OLED devices and OPV cells prepared from such methods and formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2014
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Inventors: Philip E. MAY, Mark JAMES, Piotr WIERZCHOWIEC, Stephen BAIN, Edgar KLUGE
  • Patent number: 9368761
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel compositions comprising an organic semiconductor (OSC) and a wetting agent, to their use as inks for the preparation of organic electronic (OE) devices, especially organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells and organic light emitting diode (OLED) devices, to methods for preparing OE devices using the novel compositions, and to OE devices, especially OLED devices and OPV cells prepared from such methods and compositions. The efficiency of an OE device with the inclusion of 1% volatile surfactant was 13.5 cd/A at 100 cd/m2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Mark James, Magda Goncalves-Miskiewicz, Philip Edward May, Lana Nanson, Ruth Effenberger, Klaus Bonrad, Edgar Kluge
  • Publication number: 20160133863
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel formulations comprising an organic semiconductor (OSC) and one or more organic solvents. The formulation comprises a viscosity at 25° C. of less than 15 mPas and the boiling point of the solvent is at most 400° C. Furthermore, the present invention describes the use of these formulations as inks for the preparation of organic electronic (OE) devices, especially organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells and OLED devices, to methods for preparing OE devices using the novel formulations, and to OE devices, OLED devices and OPV cells prepared from such methods and formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2015
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Philip Edward May, Mark James, Piotr Wierzchowiec, Stephen Bain, Paul Craig Brookes, Edgar Kluge, Li Wei Tan, David Sparrowe, Magda Goncalves-Miskiewicz
  • Patent number: 9206352
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel formulations comprising an organic semiconductor (OSC) and one or more organic solvents. The formulation comprises a viscosity at 25° C. of less than 15 mPas and the boiling point of the solvent is at most 400° C. Furthermore, the present invention describes the use of these formulations as inks for the preparation of organic electronic (OE) devices, especially organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells and OLED devices, to methods for preparing OE devices using the novel formulations, and to OE devices, OLED devices and OPV cells prepared from such methods and formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Philip Edward May, Mark James, Piotr Wierzchowiec, Stephen Bain, Paul Craig Brookes, Edgar Kluge, Li Wei Tan, David Sparrowe, Magda Goncalves-Miskiewicz
  • Patent number: 9178156
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel compositions comprising light emitting materials and/or charge transport materials and a polymeric binder, to their use as conducting inks for the preparation of organic light emitting diode (OLED) devices, to methods for preparing OLED devices using the novel formulations, and to OLED devices prepared from such methods and formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Mark James, Magda Goncalves-Miskiewicz, Philip Edward May, Lana Nanson, Ruth Effenberger, Klaus Bonrad, Junyou Pan, Edgar Kluge
  • Publication number: 20130069020
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel formulations comprising an organic semiconductor (OSC) and one or more organic solvents. The formulation comprises a viscosity at 25° C. of less than 15 mPas and the boiling point of the solvent is at most 400° C. Furthermore, the present invention describes the use of these formulations as inks for the preparation of organic electronic (OE) devices, especially organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells and OLED devices, to methods for preparing OE devices using the novel formulations, and to OE devices, OLED devices and OPV cells prepared from such methods and formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2011
    Publication date: March 21, 2013
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GESELLSCHAFT MIT BESCHRANKTER HAFTUNG
    Inventors: Philip Edward May, Mark James, Piotr Wierzchowiec, Stephen Bain, Paul Craig Brookes, Edgar Kluge, Li Wei Tan, David Sparrowe, Magda Goncalves-Miskiewicz
  • Publication number: 20130026421
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel compositions comprising an organic semiconductor (OSC) and one or more organic solvents. The composition is solid at a temperature of 25° C. and fluid at a higher temperature and the boiling point of the solvent is at most 400° C. Furthermore, the present invention describes the use of these compositions as inks for the preparation of organic electronic (OE) devices, especially organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells and OLED devices, to methods for preparing OE devices using the novel compositions, and to OE devices, OLED devices and OPV cells prepared from such methods and compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2011
    Publication date: January 31, 2013
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Mark James, Magda Goncalves-Miskiewicz, Philip Edward May, Lana Nanson, Ruth Effenberger, Edgar Kluge
  • Publication number: 20130026415
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel compositions comprising light emitting materials and/or charge transporting materials and one or more organic solvents having a viscosity at 25° C. of at least 10 mPas and a boiling point of at most 400° C., to their use as inks for the preparation of organic light emitting diode (OLED) devices, to methods for preparing OLED devices using the novel formulations, and to OLED devices prepared from such methods and formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2011
    Publication date: January 31, 2013
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Mark James, Magda Goncalves-Miskiewicz, Philip Edward May, Ruth Effenberger, Edgar Kluge, Heinrich Becker
  • Publication number: 20120273736
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel compositions comprising light emitting materials and/or charge transport materials and a polymeric binder, to their use as conducting inks for the preparation of organic light emitting diode (OLED) devices, to methods for preparing OLED devices using the novel formulations, and to OLED devices prepared from such methods and formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2010
    Publication date: November 1, 2012
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Mark James, Magda Goncalves-Miskiewicz, Philip Edward May, Lana Nanson, Ruth Effenberger, Klaus Bonrad, Junyou Pan, Edgar Kluge
  • Publication number: 20120256137
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel compositions comprising an organic semiconductor (OSC) and a wetting agent, to their use as inks for the preparation of organic electronic (OE) devices, especially organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells and organic light emitting diode (OLED) devices, to methods for preparing OE devices using the novel compositions, and to OE devices, especially OLED devices and OPV cells prepared from such methods and compositions. The efficiency of an OE device with the inclusion of 1% volatile surfactant was 13.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2010
    Publication date: October 11, 2012
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Mark James, Magda Goncalves-Miskiewicz, Philip Edward May, Lana Nanson, Ruth Effenberger, Klaus Bonrad, Edgar Kluge