Patents by Inventor Hans A. Hansen

Hans A. Hansen 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: 20220415676
    Abstract: Embodiments of gas distribution modules for use with rapid thermal processing (RTP) systems and methods of use thereof are provided herein. In some embodiments, a gas distribution module for use with a RTP chamber includes: a first carrier gas line and a first liquid line fluidly coupled to a mixer, the mixer having one or more control valves configured to mix a carrier gas from the first carrier gas line and a liquid from the first liquid line in a desired ratio to form a first mixture; a vaporizer coupled to the mixer and configured to receive the first mixture in a hollow internal volume, the vaporizer having a heater configured to vaporize the first mixture; and a first gas delivery line disposed between the vaporizer and the RTP chamber to deliver the vaporized first mixture to the RTP chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Inventors: Chaitanya Anjaneyalu PRASAD, Christopher Sean OLSEN, Lara HAWRYLCHAK, Erika Gabrielle HANSEN, Daniel C. GLOVER, Naman APURVA, Tsung-Han YANG
  • Publication number: 20220386518
    Abstract: A new and distinct plant cultivar of hardy herbaceous false indigo plant named Baptisia ‘Plum Rosy’ characterized by flowers that open up mauve-pinkish and lighten to a soft pink producing a bi-color spike colored on long spikes beginning in late May and continuing for two to three weeks. The new plant has a narrow, tall, upright, vase-shaped, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with glaucous medium-green tri-foliate foliage and is suitable for landscaping as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: Walters Gardens Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A. Hansen
  • Publication number: 20220369528
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of perennial Sedum plant named ‘Spellbound’ is characterized by tight-forming compact clumps with greyed-green to greyed-purple glaucous foliage on vertical to slightly highly branching flower stems that resist falling over and opening up in the center of the plant throughout the growing season. Numerous stems produce a multitude of flowers beginning as soft-pink buds and opening to creamy-colored flowers that completely cover the top and sides of the domed plant. The new plant is useful for the landscape in containers, as specimen or en masse.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2021
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A. Hansen
  • Publication number: 20220338402
    Abstract: A unique cultivar of Creeping Phlox plant named ‘Eye Caramba’ characterized by vigorous, dense, rapidly-spreading, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with short, bright green, narrow leaves. Flowering begins in late April and continuing for up to five weeks in cooler weather conditions, on heavily-branched peduncles and completely cover the plant in peak season. Petals of newly opened flowers are deep purplish-pink with a reddish-pink eye and a small notch in the tips of the petals. The new plant is able to withstand dry conditions once established, and the foliage stays clean and resists mildew. The new plant is especially suitable for the landscape as a potted plant and in the garden as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A. Hansen
  • Publication number: 20220338403
    Abstract: A new and unique X Mangave plant named ‘Night Owl’ characterized by compact habit of lanceolate foliage developing dark grayed-purplish color in strong ultraviolet light exposure. Leaves have large, widely-spaced, firm, marginal teeth and small, semi-flexible apical mucro. The new plant has numerous chartreuse flowers with burgundy blushing on tall, stiff, stoutly-branched scapes. The new plant is suitable as a potted houseplant plant, as a container plant for the patio or garden and for the garden or planted in the landscape, and the flowers are loaded with nectar for attracting hummingbirds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A. Hansen
  • Patent number: 11471012
    Abstract: An incinerating toilet includes a toilet unit, a toilet casing, and a lifting device. The toilet unit includes a toilet bowl, an incineration chamber, and an ash tray. The toilet casing is arranged so as to cover a front and sides of the toilet unit and has a toilet cover and sitting ring connected on top. The lifting device is arranged for moving the toilet casing relative to the toilet unit, from a first position in which the toilet casing is covering the at least one part of the toilet unit, to a second position allowing access to the at least one part of the toilet unit in order to perform service and maintenance. The lifting device includes a spring-loaded device connected to the toilet casing and adapted to store mechanical energy in the first position, in order to provide a push or pull force when activated, for moving the toilet casing from the first position to the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: Cinderella Technology AS
    Inventors: Frode Hansen, Odd Arne Aslaksen, Hans Kristian Hegli
  • Publication number: 20220268254
    Abstract: A method for assembling a wind turbine blade is disclosed. The method includes providing a root end element 70 of the wind turbine blade 10, providing a tip end element 72 of the wind turbine blade 10, and inserting one or more alignment members 82 at pre-defined positions in at least one of the root end elements 70 and the tip end element 72. The one or more alignment members 82 is of a pre-defined shape. The method further includes aligning the one or more members 82 with a receiver portion of at least one of the root end elements 70 and the tip end element 72 in which the one or more alignment members 82 is not inserted, along a joining portion. Then, joining the root end element 70 and the tip end element 72 wherein, during joining, the one or more alignment members 82 align along a longitudinal axis of at least one of the root end elements 70 and the tip end element 72.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2022
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Inventors: Peter Hansen, Hans Minnee
  • Publication number: 20220264779
    Abstract: A new and unique plant cultivar of perennial carnation or pinks, Dianthus plant named ‘Paint the Town Fancy’ with numerous, single, lightly-sweet fragrant flowers producing a full rounded face. Each flower has five overlapping petals that are rosy-fuchsia colored with darker red bar in the center. Petals have coarsely dentate apices. Flowering season is strong for four weeks beginning in late spring and continues less densely to mid-fall. The habit is compact and dense with glaucous blue-green foliage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A. Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34503
    Abstract: A new and unique plant cultivar of perennial carnation or pinks, Dianthus plant named ‘Paint the Town Fancy’ with numerous, single, lightly-sweet fragrant flowers producing a full rounded face. Each flower has five overlapping petals that are rosy-fuchsia colored with darker red bar in the center. Petals have coarsely dentate apices. Flowering season is strong for four weeks beginning in late spring and continues less densely to mid-fall. The habit is compact and dense with glaucous blue-green foliage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34506
    Abstract: A unique cultivar of Tall Phlox plant named ‘Backlight’ characterized by vigorous, dense, upright, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with dark-green, lanceolate leaves. Flowering begins in late-July and continuing for up to five weeks in cooler weather conditions, on heavily-branched peduncles and completely cover the top of the plant in peak season. Petals are white with a pale yellow eye. The new plant shows excellent powdery mildew resistance. The new plant is especially suitable for a cut flower, for the landscape as a potted plant and in the garden as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34508
    Abstract: A new and unique X Mangave plant named ‘Praying Hands’ characterized by habit that is rounded, mounded, with lanceolate foliage. The overall shape is globose as it develops and becomes tear-drop to pyriform-shaped in maturity. The numerous, dark, olive-green, lanceolate leaves have large, firm, deep wine-colored apical mucro, and few, small, widely-spaced marginal teeth. Leaf bases are outwardly and then become upwardly in the middle and strongly introrse toward the apices. Leaves are dark olive-green with small light wine spotting and thin deep wine-colored margins. The new plant is suitable as a potted houseplant plant, as a container plant for the patio or garden and for the garden or planted in the landscape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34509
    Abstract: A new and distinct plant of ornamental Switch Grass named Panicum ‘Niagara Falls’ with wide, blue-green, broadly-arching foliage that retains its coloration into the fall. The upright and dense culms produce medium-height plants with broadly-spreading airy panicles beginning greyed reddish-purple and becoming tan seed heads that are retained into winter. The broadly-arching foliage produces a wide skirt effect below the panicles. The new plant is useful in the landscape as a specimen, en masse, or in a container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34512
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of ornamental cultivar of hybrid ornamental Bee Balm plant named Monarda ‘Electric Neon Purple’ with lanceolate, dark-green, moderately-glossy, powdery mildew-tolerant foliage and flower heads of bright fuchsia-purple flowers for about five weeks. The plant habit is compact and winter-hardy, useful in the landscape as a specimen, en masse, or as a containerized plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34689
    Abstract: A new and distinct plant cultivar of hardy herbaceous False Indigo plant named Baptisia ‘Burgundy Blast’ characterized by flowers that open up dark wine-purple beginning in late May and continuing for two weeks. The new plant has a narrow, medium height, upright, vase-shaped, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with glaucous dark-green tri-foliate foliage and is suitable for landscaping as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34692
    Abstract: A new and unique X Mangave plant named ‘Black Magic’ characterized by compact habit of lanceolate foliage with near-black color in strong ultraviolet light exposure. The new plant has numerous bronze flowers on dense, tall, stiff, highly-branched scapes. The foliage has small, flexible, marginal teeth and flexible to semi-flexible terminal mucro. The new plant is suitable as a potted houseplant plant, as a container plant for the patio or garden and for the garden or planted in the landscape, and the flowers are loaded with nectar for attracting hummingbirds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34707
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of hardy herbaceous False Indigo plant named ‘Honey Roasted’ characterized by flowers that open up dark mahogany with a complementary bright yellow keel beginning in late May and continuing for two to three weeks. The new plant has a narrow, medium-height, upright, mounded shaped, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with glaucous dark-green tri-foliate foliage and is suitable for landscaping as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34715
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of ornamental cultivar of hybrid ornamental Bee Balm plant named Monarda ‘Berry Taffy’ with deep-green, highly-glossy, powdery mildew-tolerant foliage that emerges with moderate to strong anthocyanin blushing and mature to deep green and flower heads of hot raspberry-pink flowers. The bracts subtending inflorescences have deep reddish and wine coloration. The plant habit is compact and winter-hardy, useful in the landscape as a specimen, en masse, or as a containerized plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34806
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hosta plant named ‘Terms of Endearment’ of large, arching mounds of broadly ovate, bluish-green leaves having wide chartreuse margins upon emerging and maturing to creamy-yellow margins. The variegation is also attractively displayed with numerous featherings of intermediate colors between the center the leaf margins. The flowers are very pale purple to near white held just above the foliage beginning in late June for about four and a half weeks. ‘Terms of Endearment’ has excellent very large mounded habit and is useful in the landscape, as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34896
    Abstract: A new and unique cultivar of hyssop, Agastache plant named ‘Queen Nectarine’ with medium-sized, dense, rounded, well-branched habit. The flowers cover the top two-thirds of the plant, are large, soft-peach colored, with mauve-colored calyxes in densely branched panicles over an extended period beginning in early summer. The new plant is useful in the landscape and as a cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34910
    Abstract: A new and unique cultivar of hyssop, Agastache plant named ‘Royal Raspberry’ with medium-sized, dense, mounded, well-branched habit and spring foliage color with burgundy cast. The large flowers of rosy-purple coloration begin in early summer and cover the top two-thirds of the plant. The effective flowering season is extended with burgundy-colored calyxes in densely branched panicles. The new plant is useful in the landscape and as a cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen