Patents by Inventor Frank Jermann

Frank Jermann 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: 20210040614
    Abstract: In an embodiment phosphor particles include one of a Si-containing phosphor or an Al-containing phosphor, wherein a surface of the phosphor particles is coated with at least one first protective layer and a second protective layer, the first protective layer being arranged above the second protective layer, wherein the second protective layer has a content of Si which is increased at least by 40 atomic % relative to a phosphor or an Al content reduced by at least 10% relative to the phosphor, and wherein the at least one first protective layer includes a molecular monolayer of one of a metal oxide, a metal nitride, a metal sulfide or a metal oxynitride.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: Sonja Tragl, Tim Fiedler, Frank Jermann
  • Patent number: 10865478
    Abstract: A method for producing phosphor particles with at least one first protective layer and a phosphor particles having at least one protective layer are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method includes providing phosphor particles and applying at least one first protective layer to the surface of the phosphor particles, wherein the at least of first protective layer include depositing a first starting compound by a first atomic layer deposition on the surface of the phosphor particles and depositing a second starting compound by a second atomic layer deposition on the surface of the phosphor particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Sonja Tragl, Tim Fiedler, Frank Jermann
  • Publication number: 20200291294
    Abstract: A phosphor and a method for making the phosphor are disclosed. In an embodiment a phosphor for emission of red light includes SrxCa1?xAlSiN3:Eu, wherein x is: 0.8<x?1, wherein between 0.1% and 5% inclusive of the Sr, Ca and/or Sr/Ca lattice sites are replaced by Eu, wherein, in a x-ray structure analysis, the phosphor in orthorhombic description exhibits a reflection (R) having Miller indices 1 2 1, wherein the phosphor has a structure including (Si/Al)N4 tetrahedra arranged in a 3D network, in which layers in an a-c plane are linked in a b-direction, and wherein pure Sr positions and positions having a mixed Sr/Ca population are intercalated between the network, layer by layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Tim Fiedler, Daniel Bichler, Stefan Lange, Rebecca Roemer, Frank Jermann, Frauke Thienel, Barbara Huckenbeck, Alexander Baumgartner, Vera Stöppelkamp, Norbert Boenisch, Hailing Cui
  • Patent number: 10711191
    Abstract: A phosphor and a lighting device are disclosed. In an embodiment a lighting device includes a first phosphor disposed in a beam path of the primary radiation source, wherein the first phosphor has the formula Sr(SraM1?a)Si2Al2(N,X)6:D,A,B,E,G,L, wherein element M is selected from Ca, Ba, Mg or combinations thereof, wherein element D is one or more elements selected from Mn, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, alkali metals or Yb, wherein element A is selected from divalent metals different than those of the elements M and D, wherein element B is selected from trivalent metals, wherein element E is selected from monovalent metals, wherein element G is selected from tetravalent elements, wherein element L is selected from trivalent elements, wherein element X is selected from O or halogen, and wherein a parameter a is between 0.6 and 1.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignees: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH, OSRAM GmbH
    Inventors: Tim Fiedler, Daniel Bichler, Stefan Lange, Rebecca Römer, Frank Jermann, Frauke Thienel, Barbara Huckenbeck, Alexander Baumgartner, Vera Stöppelkamp, Norbert Bönisch, Hailing Cui
  • Patent number: 10217909
    Abstract: An optoelectronic semiconductor component is disclosed. In an embodiment, the semiconductor component includes at least one optoelectronic semiconductor chip for generating primary radiation in a near-ultraviolet or in a visible spectral range, at least one phosphor for partial or complete conversion of the primary radiation into a longer-waved secondary radiation which is in the visible spectral range and at least one filter substance for partial absorption of the secondary radiation, wherein the phosphor and the filter substance are closely connected to the semiconductor chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH
    Inventors: Stefan Lange, Vera Stöppelkamp, Frank Jermann, Andreas Biebersdorf, Ralph Wirth
  • Publication number: 20190048466
    Abstract: A method for producing phosphor particles with at least one first protective layer and a phosphor particles having at least one protective layer are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method includes providing phosphor particles and applying at least one first protective layer to the surface of the phosphor particles, wherein the at least of first protective layer include depositing a first starting compound by a first atomic layer deposition on the surface of the phosphor particles and depositing a second starting compound by a second atomic layer deposition on the surface of the phosphor particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: Sonja Tragl, Tim Fiedler, Frank Jermann
  • Patent number: 10020429
    Abstract: Conversion LED emits primary radiation (peak wavelength 435 nm to 455 nm) and has a luminescent substance-containing layer positioned to intercept the primary radiation and convert it into secondary radiation. First and second luminescent substances are used. The first luminescent substance is a A3B5O12:Ce garnet type emitting yellow green having cation A=75 to 100 mol. % Lu, remainder Y and a Ce content of 1.5 to 2.9 mol. %, where B=10 to 40 mol. % Ga, remainder Al. The second luminescent substance is of the MAlSiN3:Eu calsine type which emits orange red, where M is Ca alone or at least 80% Ca and the remainder of M may be Sr, Ba, Mg, Li or Cu, in each case alone or in combination, wherein some of the Al up to 20%, can be replaced by B, and wherein N can be partially replaced by O, F, Cl, alone or in combination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH
    Inventors: Frank Baumann, Norbert Boenisch, Tim Fiedler, Frank Jermann, Stefan Lange, Reiner Windisch
  • Publication number: 20170306224
    Abstract: A phosphor and a lighting device are disclosed. In an embodiment a lighting device includes a first phosphor disposed in a beam path of the primary radiation source, wherein the first phosphor has the formula Sr(SraM1?a)Si2Al2(N,X)6:D,A,B,E,G,L, wherein element M is selected from Ca, Ba, Mg or combinations thereof, wherein element D is one or more elements selected from Mn, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, alkali metals or Yb, wherein element A is selected from divalent metals different than those of the elements M and D, wherein element B is selected from trivalent metals, wherein element E is selected from monovalent metals, wherein element G is selected from tetravalent elements, wherein element L is selected from trivalent elements, wherein element X is selected from O or halogen, and wherein a parameter a is between 0.6 and 1.0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Inventors: Tim Fiedler, Daniel Bichler, Stefan Lange, Rebecca Römer, Frank Jermann, Frauke Thienel, Barbara Huckenbeck, Alexander Baumgartner, Vera Stöppelkamp, Norbert Bönisch, Hailing Cui
  • Patent number: 9761767
    Abstract: A light source includes a primary radiation source, which emits radiation in the shortwave range of the optical spectral range, wherein this radiation is converted at least by means of a first luminescent substance entirely or partially into secondary longer-wave radiation in the visible spectral range, wherein the first luminescent substance originates from the class of nitridic modified orthosilicates (NOS), wherein the luminescent substance has as a component M predominantly the group EA=Sr, Ba, Ca, or Mg alone or in combination, wherein the activating dopant D is composed at least of Eu and replaces a proportion of M, and wherein a proportion of SiO2 is introduced in deficiency, so that a modified sub-stoichiometric orthosilicate is provided, wherein the orthosilicate is an orthosilicate stabilized with RE and N, where RE=rare earth metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignees: OSRAM OPTO SEMICONDUCTORS GMBH, OSRAM GMBH
    Inventors: Barbara Huckenbeck, Hailing Cui, Frank Jermann
  • Patent number: 9725646
    Abstract: A phosphor is disclosed. In an embodiment a phosphor includes an inorganic substance which includes, in its composition, at least an element D, an element A1, an element AX, an element SX and an element NX where D includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of Mn, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, alkali metals and Yb, A1 includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of divalent metals not included in D, SX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of tetravalent metals, AX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of trivalent metals, and NX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of O, N, S, C, Cl, and F, wherein the inorganic substance has the same crystal structure as Sr(SraCa1-a)Si2Al2N61.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignees: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH, OSRAM GmbH
    Inventors: Tim Fiedler, Daniel Bichler, Stefan Lange, Rebecca Römer, Frank Jermann, Frauke Thienel, Barbara Huckenbeck, Alexander Baumgartner, Vera Stöppelkamp, Norbert Bönisch, Hailing Cui
  • Patent number: 9719013
    Abstract: A phosphor is disclosed. In an embodiment a phosphor includes an inorganic substance which includes, in its composition, at least an element D, an element Al, an element AX, an element SX and an element NX where D includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of Mn, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, alkali metals and Yb, Al includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of divalent metals not included in D, SX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of tetravalent metals, AX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of trivalent metals, and NX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of O, N, S, C, Cl, and F, wherein the inorganic substance has the same crystal structure as Sr(SraCa1-a)Si2Al2N61.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignees: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH, OSRAM GmbH
    Inventors: Tim Fiedler, Daniel Bichler, Stefan Lange, Rebecca Römer, Frank Jermann, Frauke Thienel, Barbara Huckenbeck, Alexander Baumgartner, Vera Stöppelkamp, Norbert Bönisch, Hailing Cui
  • Patent number: 9719014
    Abstract: A phosphor is disclosed. In an embodiment a phosphor includes an inorganic substance which includes, in its composition, at least an element D, an element Al, an element AX, an element SX and an element NX where D includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of Mn, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, alkali metals and Yb, Al includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of divalent metals not included in D, SX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of tetravalent metals, AX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of trivalent metals, and NX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of O, N, S, C, Cl, and F, wherein the inorganic substance has the same crystal structure as Sr(SraCa1?a)Si2Al2N61.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignees: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH, OSRAM GmbH
    Inventors: Tim Fiedler, Daniel Bichler, Stefan Lange, Rebecca Römer, Frank Jermann, Frauke Thienel, Barbara Huckenbeck, Alexander Baumgartner, Vera Stöppelkamp, Norbert Bönisch, Hailing Cui
  • Publication number: 20170200869
    Abstract: An optoelectronic semiconductor component is disclosed. In an embodiment, the semiconductor component includes at least one optoelectronic semiconductor chip for generating primary radiation in a near-ultraviolet or in a visible spectral range, at least one phosphor for partial or complete conversion of the primary radiation into a longer-waved secondary radiation which is in the visible spectral range and at least one filter substance for partial absorption of the secondary radiation, wherein the phosphor and the filter substance are closely connected to the semiconductor chip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2015
    Publication date: July 13, 2017
    Inventors: Stefan Lange, Vera Stöppelkamp, Frank Jermann, Andreas Biebersdorf, Ralph Wirth
  • Patent number: 9640739
    Abstract: Various embodiments relate to an optoelectronic component, including a carrier element, on which at least one optoelectronic semiconductor chip is arranged, and a cover, which is mounted on the carrier element in a region extending circumferentially around the semiconductor chip and together with the carrier element forms a sealed cavity in which the at least one optoelectronic semiconductor chip is arranged in an inert gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: OSRAM GMBH
    Inventors: Krister Bergenek, Ralph Wirth, Axel Kaltenbacher, Andreas Biebersdorf, Joerg Sorg, Christine Maier, Harald Jaeger, Gertrud Kraeuter, Frank Jermann, Stefan Lange
  • Publication number: 20170058195
    Abstract: A phosphor is disclosed. In an embodiment a phosphor includes an inorganic substance which includes, in its composition, at least an element D, an element A1, an element AX, an element SX and an element NX where D includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of Mn, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, alkali metals and Yb, A1 includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of divalent metals not included in D, SX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of tetravalent metals, AX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of trivalent metals, and NX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of O, N, S, C, Cl, and F, wherein the inorganic substance has the same crystal structure as Sr(SraCa1?a)Si2Al2N61.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2016
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Inventors: Tim Fiedler, Daniel Bichler, Stefan Lange, Rebecca Römer, Frank Jermann, Frauke Thienel, Barbara Huckenbeck, Alexander Baumgartner, Vera Stöppelkamp, Norbert Bönisch, Hailing Cui
  • Publication number: 20160326430
    Abstract: A phosphor is disclosed. In an embodiment a phosphor includes an inorganic substance which includes, in its composition, at least an element D, an element Al, an element AX, an element SX and an element NX where D includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of Mn, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, alkali metals and Yb, Al includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of divalent metals not included in D, SX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of tetravalent metals, AX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of trivalent metals, and NX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of O, N, S, C, Cl, and F, wherein the inorganic substance has the same crystal structure as Sr(SraCa1?a)Si2Al2N61.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Inventors: Tim Fiedler, Daniel Bichler, Stefan Lange, Rebecca Römer, Frank Jermann, Frauke Thienel, Barbara Huckenbeck, Alexander Baumgartner, Vera Stöppelkamp, Norbert Bönisch, Hailing Cui
  • Publication number: 20160312118
    Abstract: A phosphor is disclosed. In an embodiment a phosphor includes an inorganic substance which includes, in its composition, at least an element D, an element Al, an element AX, an element SX and an element NX where D includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of Mn, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, alkali metals and Yb, Al includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of divalent metals not included in D, SX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of tetravalent metals, AX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of trivalent metals, and NX includes one, two or more elements selected from the group consisting of O, N, S, C, Cl, and F, wherein the inorganic substance has the same crystal structure as Sr(SraCa1?a)Si2Al2N61.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Inventors: Tim Fiedler, Daniel Bichler, Stefan Lange, Rebecca Römer, Frank Jermann, Frauke Thienel, Barbara Huckenbeck, Alexander Baumgartner, Vera Stöppelkamp, Norbert Bönisch, Hailing Cui
  • Publication number: 20160111609
    Abstract: Conversion LED emits primary radiation (peak wavelength 435 nm to 455 nm) and has a luminescent substance-containing layer positioned to intercept the primary radiation and convert it into secondary radiation. First and second luminescent substances are used. The first luminescent substance is a A3B5O12:Ce garnet type emitting yellow green having cation A=75 to 100 mol. % Lu, remainder Y and a Ce content of 1.5 to 2.9 mol. %, where B=10 to 40 mol. % Ga, remainder Al. The second luminescent substance is of the MAlSiN3:Eu calsine type which emits orange red, where M is Ca alone or at least 80% Ca and the remainder of M may be Sr, Ba, Mg, Li or Cu, in each case alone or in combination, wherein some of the Al up to 20%, can be replaced by B, and wherein N can be partially replaced by O, F, Cl, alone or in combination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2015
    Publication date: April 21, 2016
    Inventors: Frank BAUMANN, Norbert BOENISCH, Tim FIEDLER, Frank JERMANN, Stefan LANGE, Reiner WINDISCH
  • Patent number: 9263221
    Abstract: A luminophore from the class of nitridic or oxynitridic luminophores with at least one cation M and an activator D, wherein a proportion x of the cation is replaced with Cu and D is at least one element from the series Eu, Ce, Sm, Yb and Tb
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH
    Inventors: Tim Fiedler, Frank Jermann, Jörg Strauss
  • Patent number: 9234132
    Abstract: A conversion LED comprising a chip which emits primary radiation and a luminescent substance-containing layer which is on the chip or positioned so that it intercepts the primary radiation emitted from the chip and which converts at least some of the primary radiation of the chip into secondary radiation, wherein a first luminescent substance of the A3B5O12:Ce garnet type which emits yellow green and a second luminescent substance of the MAlSiN3:Eu calsine type which emits orange red is used, wherein the peak wavelength of the primary radiation lies in the 435 to 455 nm range, the first luminescent substance being a garnet having essentially the cation A=75 to 100% Lu, remainder Y and a Ce content of 1.5 to 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH
    Inventors: Frank Baumann, Norbert Boenisch, Tim Fiedler, Frank Jermann, Stefan Lange, Reiner Windisch