Patents by Inventor Guido Schmidt

Guido Schmidt 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: 20220276351
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to various embodiments of an optical component for a LIDAR Sensor System. The optical component includes a first photo diode implementing a LIDAR sensor pixel in a first semiconductor structure and configured to absorb received light in a first wavelength region, a second photo diode implementing a camera sensor pixel in a second semiconductor structure over the first semiconductor structure and configured to absorb received light in a second wavelength region, and an interconnect layer (e.g. arranged between the first semiconductor structure and the second semiconductor structure) including an electrically conductive structure configured to electrically contact the second photo diode. The received light of the second wavelength region has a shorter wavelength than the received light of the first wavelength region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Inventors: Ricardo FERREIRA, Stefan HADRATH, Peter HOEHMANN, Herbert KAESTLE, Florian KOLB, Norbert MAGG, Jiye PARK, Tobias SCHMIDT, Martin SCHNARRENBERGER, Norbert HAAS, Helmut HORN, Bernhard SIESSEGGER, Guido ANGENENDT, Charles BRAQUET, Gerhard MAIERBACHER, Oliver NEITZKE, Sergey KHRUSHCHEV
  • Publication number: 20220276352
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to various embodiments of an optical package for a LIDAR sensor system having a substrate including an array of a plurality of capacitors formed in the substrate, a plurality of switches formed in the substrate, where each switch is connected between at least one laser diode and at least one capacitor of the plurality of capacitors; and at least one laser diode being mounted in close proximity to the plurality of capacitors on the substrate in order to provide small parasitic inductances and capacitances. A processor is configured to control the plurality of switches to control a first current flow to charge the plurality of capacitors, wherein the processor is configured to control the plurality of switches to control a second current flow to drive the at least one laser diode with current discharged from at least one capacitor of the plurality of capacitors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Inventors: Ricardo FERREIRA, Stefan HADRATH, Peter HOEHMANN, Herbert KAESTLE, Florian KOLB, Norbert MAGG, Jiye PARK, Tobias SCHMIDT, Martin SCHNARRENBERGER, Norbert HAAS, Helmut HORN, Bernhard SIESSEGGER, Guido ANGENENDT, Charles BRAQUET, Gerhard MAIERBACHER, Oliver NEITZKE, Sergey KHRUSHCHEV
  • Patent number: 11389831
    Abstract: Disclosed is a driver stage for activating a first ultrasonic transducer and a method for the operation thereof. The driver stage comprises a first charge pump or power source and a first capacitor. The driver stage also comprises first means for charging the first capacitor with electrical energy from the charge pump and second means for connecting the first capacitor and ultrasonic transducer to different polarities. The first means do not charge the first capacitor with energy from the charge pump or power source when the first capacitor is connected to the ultrasonic transducer by the second means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: ELMOS SEMICONDUCTOR SE
    Inventors: Guido Schlautmann, André Schmidt, Stefanie Heppekausen
  • Publication number: 20220146579
    Abstract: A method for the non-destructive detecting of ageing symptoms of a component having regularly recurring structures, includes the following steps: a) scanning the component in the region of the recurring structures in a plurality of scanning planes which extend parallel to one another to create at least one scanning image set having a plurality of two-dimensional scanning images, wherein the scanning images show a plurality of inhomogeneities; b) automatically identifying those inhomogeneities that form recurring patterns, and those inhomogeneities that do not follow a recurring pattern, using a suitable algorithm; and c) detecting ageing symptoms exclusively on the basis of those inhomogeneities which are identified in step b) and do not follow a recurring pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Siemens Energy Global GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Andrey Mashkin, Daniel Hansmann, Friedhelm Pohlmann, Guido Schmidt
  • Patent number: 11081923
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to electrical machines. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a corona shielding system for an electrical machine. For example, a corona shielding system may include: an outer corona shield and an overhang corona shielding. The outer corona shielding and the overhang corona shielding may comprise a first corona shielding material having a nonlinear field strength-dependent electrical resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Bernhard Klaussner, Jiri Lang, Steffen Lang, Alexander Litinsky, Guido Schmidt, Christian Schulz-Drost, Klaus Schaefer, Christian Staubach
  • Patent number: 11010918
    Abstract: An apparatus for angle-based localization of a position on a surface of an object includes an orientation sensor configured to be arranged in a known relationship relative to a position, to be identified, on a surface of an object at at least one measurement time and to capture angle information items in respect of the current orientation thereof at the measurement time, and a programmable device, with a processor and a memory, wherein the memory contains instructions and at least one assignment prescription for the object with the surface, where angle information items are assigned associated positions on the surface of the object, and wherein the instructions cause the programmable device to receive the angle information items captured at the measurement time by the orientation sensor and to establish the position to be identified by an assignment to the captured angle information items on the basis of the assignment prescription.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: SIEMENS ENERGY GLOBAL GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Andrey Mashkin, Florian Röhr, Guido Schmidt
  • Patent number: 10862362
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to electrical machines. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a corona shielding system, especially for an electrical machine, e.g., a high-voltage machine, such as a generator for generation of electrical energy, an electric motor, or another piece of electrical equipment having a relatively high rated voltage, e.g., a transformer or a bushing or a cable. A corona shielding system may include: a polymeric matrix; and filler particles comprising mica surrounded by a layer of at least one ceramic metal oxide. The filler particles may be distributed throughout the polymeric matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Bernhard Klaussner, Jiri Lang, Steffen Lang, Alexander Litinsky, Guido Schmidt, Christian Schulz-Drost, Klaus Schaefer, Christian Staubach
  • Publication number: 20200321821
    Abstract: A corona shield for an electric machine, has a varnish that contains a first polymer resin, first electrically conductive particles that are dispersed in the first polymer resin, and microcapsules which are dispersed in the first polymer resin and include a second polymer resin in their interior.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Mario Brockschmidt, Christopher Eckert, Manuel Ettler, Vera Kristin Franke, Rene Höhner, Andrey Mashkin, Friedhelm Pohlmann, Guido Schmidt, Ralph Seybold, Christian Staubach
  • Patent number: 10736249
    Abstract: A corona shielding paper for use in a corona shielding system for an electric machine, e.g. a high-voltage machine, may be produced by compacting partial discharge-resistant, planar, conductive particles but can include both reinforcement fibers and a woven fabric.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Florian Eder, Bernhard Klaussner, Jiri Lang, Steffen Lang, Alexander Litinsky, Guido Schmidt, Christian Schulz-Drost, Klaus Schaefer, Christian Staubach
  • Publication number: 20200184670
    Abstract: An apparatus for angle-based localization of a position on a surface of an object includes an orientation sensor configured to be arranged in a known relationship relative to a position, to be identified, on a surface of an object at at least one measurement time and to capture angle information items in respect of the current orientation thereof at the measurement time, and a programmable device, with a processor and a memory, wherein the memory contains instructions and at least one assignment prescription for the object with the surface, where angle information items are assigned associated positions on the surface of the object, and wherein the instructions cause the programmable device to receive the angle information items captured at the measurement time by the orientation sensor and to establish the position to be identified by an assignment to the captured angle information items on the basis of the assignment prescription.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Andrey Mashkin, Florian Röhr, Guido Schmidt
  • Patent number: 10673294
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to electrical machines. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a corona shielding system, especially an outer corona shielding system, for an electrical machine. For example, a corona shielding system may include: a polymeric matrix; particles disposed in the matrix, including a mica-coated core and a layer of metal oxide disposed on the core; and a surface functionalization material disposed on a surface of the particles for binding to the matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Bernhard Klaussner, Jiri Lang, Steffen Lang, Alexander Litinsky, Guido Schmidt, Christian Schulz-Drost, Klaus Schaefer, Christian Staubach
  • Patent number: 10615658
    Abstract: A corona shielding system for a high voltage machine including a sleeve for a live conductor of the high voltage machine, wherein the sleeve has an electrically conductive lacquer, wherein a filler is added to the conductive lacquer, the filler at least partially including a thermoexpanding filler, is provided. A repair lacquer and a method for production is further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Alexander Litinsky, Andrey Mashkin, Friedhelm Pohlmann, Guido Schmidt, Christian Staubach
  • Patent number: 10506748
    Abstract: A corona shielding system for an electric machine, for example a high-voltage machine, such as a generator, for generating electrical energy, an electric motor or else other electric operating means having a relatively high rated voltage, such as transformers, bushings, cables, etc, is disclosed. The corona shielding system may include a filler mixture including both planar and spherical particles. Therefore, the electrical conductivity, which is good in the presence of only planar particles in two spatial directions but is very poor in the third, can be adjusted anisotropically in a targeted manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Bernhard Klaussner, Jiri Lang, Steffen Lang, Alexander Litinsky, Guido Schmidt, Christian Schulz-Drost, Klaus Schaefer, Christian Staubach
  • Publication number: 20190131841
    Abstract: An electric machine having an electrical conductor, a main insulation surrounding the conductor, an outer corona shield surrounding the main insulation, a laminated core having grooves, into which grooves the conductor is inserted, and an electrically conductive layer, which is arranged radially outside of the outer corona shield and is designed to connect the outer corona shield to the laminated core in an electrically conductive manner. The adhesions of the main insulation, the outer corona shield, the electrically conductive layer, and the laminated core are coordinated with each other in such a way that the lowest adhesion is present at a surface of the electrically conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Applicant: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Andrey Mashkin, Mario Brockschmidt, Christian Staubach, Friedhelm Pohlmann, Guido Schmidt
  • Publication number: 20190131842
    Abstract: The corona shield can be applied in electric machines in a faster manner by using radiation-cured materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Inventors: Mario BROCKSCHMIDT, Stefan KEMPEN, Friedhelm POHLMANN, Guido SCHMIDT
  • Patent number: 10186924
    Abstract: The corona shield can be applied in electric machines in a faster manner by using radiation-cured materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Mario Brockschmidt, Stefan Kempen, Friedhelm Pohlmann, Guido Schmidt
  • Publication number: 20180019643
    Abstract: A blade for a fan that can be arranged on a rotor shaft of a rotor of a rotating electric machine, in particular a generator, wherein the blade is at least partially formed from a fiber composite material that has a polymer matrix with mineral fibers embedded therein. A method for producing a blade for a fan arrangeable on a rotor shaft of a rotor of a rotating electrical machine, in particular a generator, wherein the blade is produced using an injection molding method, and wherein a fiber composite material of a polymer matrix with mineral fibers embedded therein is used as injection molding material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2015
    Publication date: January 18, 2018
    Applicant: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Mario Brockschmidt, Rene Höhner, Bora Kocdemir, Alexander Litinsky, Andrey Mashkin, Friedhelm Pohlmann, Guido Schmidt, Christian Staubach, Simon Voß
  • Publication number: 20170294817
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to electrical machines. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a corona shielding system for an electrical machine. For example, a corona shielding system may include: an outer corona shield and an overhang corona shielding. The outer corona shielding and the overhang corona shielding may comprise a first corona shielding material having a nonlinear field strength-dependent electrical resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Applicant: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Bernhard Klaussner, Jiri Lang, Steffen Lang, Alexander Litinsky, Guido Schmidt, Christian Schulz-Drost, Klaus Schaefer, Christian Staubach
  • Publication number: 20170288487
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to electrical machines. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a corona shielding system, especially for an electrical machine, e.g., a high-voltage machine, such as a generator for generation of electrical energy, an electric motor, or another piece of electrical equipment having a relatively high rated voltage, e.g., a transformer or a bushing or a cable. A corona shielding system may include: a polymeric matrix; and filler particles comprising mica surrounded by a layer of at least one ceramic metal oxide. The filler particles may be distributed throughout the polymeric matrix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Applicant: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Bernhard Klaussner, Jiri Lang, Steffen Lang, Alexander Litinsky, Guido Schmidt, Christian Schulz-Drost, Klaus Schaefer, Christian Staubach
  • Publication number: 20170288488
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to electrical machines. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a corona shielding system, especially an outer corona shielding system, for an electrical machine. For example, a corona shielding system may include: a polymeric matrix; particles disposed in the matrix, including a mica-coated core and a layer of metal oxide disposed on the core; and a surface functionalization material disposed on a surface of the particles for binding to the matrix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Applicant: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Bernhard Klaussner, Jiri Lang, Steffen Lang, Alexander Litinsky, Guido Schmidt, Christian Schulz-Drost, Klaus Schaefer, Christian Staubach