Patents by Inventor Eric Michael Breitung

Eric Michael Breitung 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: 7781031
    Abstract: A composite article comprising a substrate and method for making the composite article are provided. A barrier layer is disposed on at least one surface of the substrate, wherein the barrier layer comprises a barrier coating and at least one repair coating disposed on the barrier coating. The repair coating is a conformal coating and comprises a metal or a metal based compound. An electroactive device and in one particular embodiment a light emitting device comprising the composite article are also provided. In another embodiment the invention comprises a barrier layer disposed on at least one surface of a substrate; wherein the barrier layer comprises a barrier coating and at least one repair coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2010
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Eric Michael Breitung, Ahmet Gun Erlat, Larry Neil Lewis
  • Patent number: 7419762
    Abstract: A media can comprise: a reflective layer, an oxygen penetrable UV coating, and a reactive layer disposed between the UV coating and the reflective layer. The reactive layer can comprise a reactive material that oxidizes with exposure to oxygen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2008
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Eric Michael Breitung, Eelco Michiel Sebastiaan van Hamersveld, Daniel Robert Olson, Marc Brian Wisnudel
  • Publication number: 20080138538
    Abstract: A barrier layer, a composite article comprising the barrier layer and a substrate, and a method for making the composite article are provided. The barrier layer is disposed on a surface of the substrate, wherein the barrier layer comprises a barrier coating and a repair coating disposed on the barrier coating. The repair coating comprises a metal based compound. An electroactive device comprising the composite article is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2006
    Publication date: June 12, 2008
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Larry Neil Lewis, Ahmet Gun Erlat, Min Yan, Eric Michael Breitung, Anil Raj Duggal
  • Publication number: 20080138539
    Abstract: A composite article comprising a substrate and method for making the composite article are provided. A barrier layer is disposed on at least one surface of the substrate, wherein the barrier layer comprises a barrier coating and at least one repair coating disposed on the barrier coating. The repair coating is a conformal coating and comprises a metal or a metal based compound. An electroactive device and in one particular embodiment a light emitting device comprising the composite article are also provided. In another embodiment the invention comprises a barrier layer disposed on at least one surface of a substrate; wherein the barrier layer comprises a barrier coating and at least one repair coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2006
    Publication date: June 12, 2008
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Eric Michael Breitung, Ahmet Gun Erlat, Larry Neil Lewis
  • Publication number: 20080138624
    Abstract: A composite article is provided comprising (i) a substrate, (ii) either a conductive layer or a catalyst layer disposed on at least one surface of the substrate; and (iii) a barrier layer disposed on the conductive layer or catalyst layer; wherein the barrier layer comprises a barrier coating and at least one repair coating disposed on the barrier coating, wherein the repair coating comprises a metal or a metal based compound. A method for making the composite article is also provided. An electroactive device and in one particular embodiment a light emitting device comprising the composite article are also provided. In another embodiment a composite article is provided comprising: (i) either a conductive layer or a catalyst layer; and (ii) a barrier layer disposed on the conductive layer or catalyst layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2006
    Publication date: June 12, 2008
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Larry Neil Lewis, Ahmet Gun Erlat, Min Yan, Eric Michael Breitung, Anil Raj Duggal
  • Patent number: 7316512
    Abstract: An apparatus is provided that includes a substrate having a top surface, at least one optical data transport medium coupled to the substrate, one or more lens devices coupled to the substrate, and one or more reflective devices coupled to the substrate. The one or more lens devices and the one or more reflective devices are at least partially passively aligned with the at least one optical transport medium by use of one or more pins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2008
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Min-Yi Shih, Christopher James Kapusta, William Paul Kornrumpf, Matthew Christian Nielsen, Samhita Dasgupta, Eric Michael Breitung
  • Publication number: 20070281089
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention include a roll-to-roll atomic layer deposition (ALD) device. The device includes mechanisms to enable relative movement between a substrate to be deposited upon and various chambers containing ALD precursor gases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2006
    Publication date: December 6, 2007
    Inventors: Christian Maria Anton Heller, Ahmet Gun Erlat, Eric Michael Breitung
  • Patent number: 7214475
    Abstract: A polycyclic or monocyclic perfluorovinyl compound comprising at least one structural unit selected from the group consisting of formula I and formula II wherein M is independently at each occurrence a metal selected from group 14 of the periodic table of the elements; and R is independently at each occurrence a bond, a hydrogen, an aliphatic group, a cycloaliphatic group, or an aromatic group. The polycyclic or monocyclic compound comprises at least two perfluorovinyl groups. A method for making an optical film of the disclosed compound, an electro-optical device comprising a polymer fabricated from the disclosed compound and a polymer fabricated from the disclosed compound are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2007
    Inventors: Christoph Georg Erben, Eric Michael Breitung, Ryo Tamaki
  • Publication number: 20040237888
    Abstract: An optical monitoring system for a plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) apparatus includes a light source for generating an input light beam, and a first port configured within the PECVD apparatus for receiving the input light beam from the light source. The first port is configured to direct the input beam upon a workpiece within the PECVD apparatus. A second port is configured within the PECVD apparatus for receiving an output light beam passed through the workpiece, and a comparing mechanism for comparing the output light beam with the input light beam is configured to determine a deposited layer thickness upon the workpiece.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2003
    Publication date: December 2, 2004
    Applicant: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Peter Joseph Codella, Manisha Tinani, George Theodore Dalakos, Eric Michael Breitung