Patents by Inventor Eric Ott

Eric Ott 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: 20200182323
    Abstract: A system may detect a vibration being applied to a tuned vibration absorber. The tuned vibration absorber may include a beam, a mass, springs, a sensor, and an actuator. The mass may be disposed on the beam at a current position. The actuator may be configured to adjust a position of the mass on the beam. The system may identify a target position of the mass on the beam based on the detected vibration. The system may generate a drive signal, based on the target position, to control the actuator to adjust the position of the mass on the beam. The system may control the actuator to adjust the position of the mass from the current position on the beam to the target position on the beam to attenuate the vibration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Mark Ott, Brian Fischer, Robert D. Matusek, Marshall W. Downing, Daniel P. Kowalik, Robert Misevski, David Charles DiGello, Eric J. Peiffer
  • Publication number: 20190372075
    Abstract: In one example, a battery includes a negative terminal, a positive terminal, an electrolyte contained between the negative terminal and the positive terminal, and a hydrogel layer positioned between and physically separating the negative terminal and the positive terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Paul S. Andry, Eric Lewandowski, Adam Toner, Daniel Otts, James Daniel Riall, Cornelia T. Yang
  • Patent number: 10388929
    Abstract: In one example, a battery includes a negative terminal, a positive terminal, an electrolyte contained between the negative terminal and the positive terminal, and a hydrogel layer positioned between and physically separating the negative terminal and the positive terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignees: International Business Machines Corporation, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul S. Andry, Eric Lewandowski, Adam Toner, Daniel Otts, James Daniel Riall, Cornelia T. Yang
  • Patent number: 9730452
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods for improving drought stress tolerance of a cereal grain comprising applying an effective amount of at least one gibberellin to the cereal grain during early vegetative growth stage. The present invention is also directed to methods for improving yield of a cereal grain comprising applying an effective amount of at least one gibberellin to the cereal grain during early vegetative growth stage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Valent BioSciences LLC
    Inventors: Roger Kaiser, Eric Ott, Paul Silverman, Jim Wargo, Neil Badenhop, Subbaiah Chalivendra
  • Patent number: 9675074
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods for improving cold temperature damage recovery of a cereal grain comprising applying an effective amount of at least one gibberellin to the cereal grain during early vegetative growth stage. The present invention is also directed to methods for improving yield of a cereal grain comprising applying an effective amount of at least one gibberellin to a cereal grain suffering from cold temperature damage during the early vegetative growth stage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: Valent BioSciences LLC
    Inventors: Eric Ott, Franklin Paul Silverman, Xiaozhong Liu
  • Publication number: 20160050920
    Abstract: The present invention is directed tomethods for improving nodal root development, nodal root growth, yield, and standability of a cereal grain comprising applying an effective amount of at least one gibberellin to the cereal grain during the early vegetative growth stage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2015
    Publication date: February 25, 2016
    Inventors: Eric Ott, Dawn Refsell
  • Publication number: 20150373983
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods for improving cold temperature damage recovery of a cereal grain comprising applying an effective amount of at least one gibberellin to the cereal grain during early vegetative growth stage. The present invention is also directed to methods for improving yield of a cereal grain comprising applying an effective amount of at least one gibberellin to a cereal grain suffering from cold temperature damage during the early vegetative growth stage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2015
    Publication date: December 31, 2015
    Inventors: Eric Ott, Franklin Paul Silverman, Xiaozhong Liu
  • Publication number: 20140213454
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods for improving drought stress tolerance of a cereal grain comprising applying an effective amount of at least one gibberellin to the cereal grain during early vegetative growth stage. The present invention is also directed to methods for improving yield of a cereal grain comprising applying an effective amount of at least one gibberellin to the cereal grain during early vegetative growth stage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: Valent BioSciences Corporation
    Inventors: Roger Kaiser, Eric Ott, Paul Silverman, Jim Wargo, Neil Badenhop, Subbaiah Chalivendra
  • Patent number: 8562714
    Abstract: An article includes a microscale composite material having a matrix with titanium boride particles configured to form an insert in a metallic mass being comprised of material other than a consolidated titanium-based metallic composition having titanium particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Andrew P. Woodfield, Eric A. Ott, Clifford E. Shamblen
  • Patent number: 8012273
    Abstract: A metallic article is produced by furnishing one or more nonmetallic precursor compound comprising the metallic constituent element(s), and chemically reducing the nonmetallic precursor compound(s) to produce an initial metallic particle, preferably having a size of no greater than about 0.070 inch, without melting the initial metallic particle. The initial metallic particle is thereafter melted and solidified to produce the metallic article. By this approach, the incidence of chemical defects in the metal article is minimized. The melted-and-solidified metal may be used in the as-cast form, or it may be converted to billet and further worked to the final form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2011
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Andrew P. Woodfield, Clifford E. Shamblen, Eric A. Ott
  • Patent number: 7763127
    Abstract: A metallic article is prepared by first furnishing at least one nonmetallic precursor compound, wherein all of the nonmetallic precursor compounds collectively containing the constituent elements of the metallic article in their respective constituent-element proportions. The constituent elements together form a titanium-base alloy having a stable-oxide-forming additive element therein, such as magnesium, calcium, scandium, yttrium, lanthanum, cerium, praseodymium, neodymium, promethium, samarium, europium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, holmium, erbium, thulium, ytterbium, and lutetium, and mixtures thereof. The stable-oxide-forming additive element forms a stable oxide in a titanium-based alloy. At least one additive element is present at a level greater than its room-temperature solid solubility limit in the titanium-base alloy. The precursor compounds are chemically reduced to produce an alloy material, without melting the alloy material. The alloy material may be consolidated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2010
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Andrew P. Woodfield, Clifford E. Shamblen, Eric A. Ott, Michael F. Gigliotti
  • Publication number: 20090229411
    Abstract: An article includes a microscale composite material having a matrix with titanium boride particles configured to form an insert in a metallic mass being comprised of material other than a consolidated titanium-based metallic composition having titanium particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2009
    Publication date: September 17, 2009
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Andrew P. WOODFIELD, Eric A. OTT, Clifford E. SHAMBLEN
  • Publication number: 20070269333
    Abstract: A metallic article made of metallic constituent elements is fabricated from a mixture of nonmetallic precursor compounds of the metallic constituent elements. The mixture of nonmetallic precursor compounds is chemically reduced to produce an initial metallic material, without melting the initial metallic material. The initial metallic material is consolidated to produce a consolidated metallic article, without melting the initial metallic material and without melting the consolidated metallic article.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2007
    Publication date: November 22, 2007
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Andrew Woodfield, Eric Ott, Clifford Shamblen
  • Patent number: 7245701
    Abstract: A system and method for verifying the integrity of a DSL circuit on a shared telephone line. The invention uses the amplitude modulation principles to overcome the difficulty associated with a blocking capacitor that isolates a DSLAM on the DSL circuit from the rest of the shared telephone line. A transmitter of the invention mixes a high frequency carrier signal and a low frequency audio signal to produce an amplitude-modulated test signal. The amplitude modulated signal is supplied to the telephone line at a main distributing frame side of the blocking capacitor and is detected by a receiver at the DSLAM side of the blocking capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2007
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property, Inc.
    Inventors: Gary Tennyson, Eric Ott Brockman
  • Publication number: 20070044870
    Abstract: A metallic article is prepared by first furnishing at least one nonmetallic precursor compound, wherein all of the nonmetallic precursor compounds collectively containing the constituent elements of the metallic article in their respective constituent-element proportions. The constituent elements together form a titanium-base alloy having a stable-oxide-forming additive element therein, such as magnesium, calcium, scandium, yttrium, lanthanum, cerium, praseodymium, neodymium, promethium, samarium, europium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, holmium, erbium, thulium, ytterbium, and lutetium, and mixtures thereof. The stable-oxide-forming additive element forms a stable oxide in a titanium-based alloy. At least one additive element is present at a level greater than its room-temperature solid solubility limit in the titanium-base alloy. The precursor compounds are chemically reduced to produce an alloy material, without melting the alloy material. The alloy material may be consolidated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2006
    Publication date: March 1, 2007
    Applicant: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Andrew Woodfield, Clifford Shamblen, Eric Ott, Michael Gigliotti
  • Publication number: 20060275167
    Abstract: An article is prepared by furnishing a plurality of powder particle substrates made of a substrate metal, providing a nonmetallic precursor of a metallic coating material, wherein the metallic coating material comprises an alloying element that is thermophysically melt incompatible with the substrate metal, contacting the powder particle substrates with the nonmetallic precursor, chemically reducing the nonmetallic precursor to form coated powder particles comprising the powder particle substrates having a surface-enriched layer of the metallic coating material thereon without melting the powder particle substrates, and processing the coated powder particles to form the article, without melting the powder particle substrates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2005
    Publication date: December 7, 2006
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Eric Ott, Andrew Woodfield, David Mourer, John Ackerman, Jon Groh, Robert Schafrik, Kenneth Bain, Michael Gigliotti, Matthew Buczek
  • Publication number: 20060260126
    Abstract: A compositionally graded gas turbine disk is made by preparing a rotationally symmetric radially inner segment of a gas turbine disk preform, rotating the inner segment about a central axis, spray applying a radially outer-segment material onto the radially inner segment as it rotates about the central axis, preferably achieving a gradual transition in composition, and thereafter further processing the gas turbine disk preform to produce the compositionally graded gas turbine disk.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2005
    Publication date: November 23, 2006
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Jon Groh, Eric Ott, Robert Schafrik, Daniel Krueger
  • Publication number: 20060263231
    Abstract: A compositionally graded gas turbine disk is made by placing a cylindrically symmetric slip case concentrically into an interior of a cylindrically symmetric outer container. A first nickel-base superalloy powder is loaded into a radially inner first portion of the interior and a second nickel-base superalloy powder is loaded into a radially outer second portion of the interior. The slip case is removed so that the first nickel-base superalloy powder and the second nickel-base superalloy powder contact in the transition region and form a non-compacted powder mass. The non-compacted powder mass is processed into a gas turbine disk, typically by compacting the non-compacted powder mass to form a compacted powder mass, and thereafter heat treating the compacted powder mass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2005
    Publication date: November 23, 2006
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Jon Groh, Eric Ott, Robert Schafrik, Daniel Krueger
  • Publication number: 20060102255
    Abstract: An article includes a microscale composite material having a matrix with more titanium than any other element, and a dispersion of titanium boride particles in the matrix. At least about 50 volume percent of the titanium boride particles have a maximum dimension of less than about 2 micrometers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2005
    Publication date: May 18, 2006
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Andrew Woodfield, Eric Ott, Clifford Shamblen
  • Publication number: 20060057017
    Abstract: An article made of constituent elements is prepared by furnishing at least one nonmetallic precursor compound, wherein all of the nonmetallic precursor compounds collectively contain the constituent elements. The constituent elements include a titanium-base metallic composition, boron present at a level greater than its room-temperature solid solubility limit, and, optionally, a stable-oxide-forming additive element present at a level greater than its room-temperature solid solubility limit. The precursor compounds are chemically reduced to produce a material comprising a titanium-base metallic composition having titanium boride particles therein, without melting the titanium-base metallic composition. The titanium-base metallic composition having the titanium boride particles therein is consolidated without melting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2004
    Publication date: March 16, 2006
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Andrew Woodfield, Eric Ott, Clifford Shamblen, David Utah, Alan Turner, Michael Gigliotti