Patents by Inventor Hans-Werner Schmidt

Hans-Werner 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: 20120010338
    Abstract: The present invention relates to binders based on polymer dispersions and terephthalic bisamides with high water vapor transmission, and also to their use in formulations, especially for wood coatings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2010
    Publication date: January 12, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Alexandre Terrenoire, Roelof Balk, Harm Wiese, Arno Tuchbreiter, Timothy Francis, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Andreas Bernet
  • Patent number: 8029919
    Abstract: The use of phenoxazine, phenothiazine, phenothiazine S-oxide or phenothiazine S,S-dioxide derivatives as emitter substances in organic light-emitting diodes, an organic light-emitting diode comprising a light-emitting layer, the light-emitting layer comprising at least one phenoxazine, phenothiazine, phenothiazine S-oxide or phenothiazine S,S-dioxide derivative as an emitter substance, and a light-emitting layer comprising or consisting of the aforementioned phenoxazine, phenothiazine-phenothiazine, phenothiazine S-oxide or phenothiazine S,S-dioxide derivative as an emitter substance, a hole- and exciton-blocking layer comprising or consisting of the aforementioned phenoxazine derivative, phenothiazine derivative, phenothiazine S-oxide derivative or phenothiazine S,S-dioxide derivative, and a device which comprises an inventive organic light-emitting diode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2011
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Thomas Gessner, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Baete
  • Publication number: 20110049500
    Abstract: Use of transition metal complexes of the formula (I) in organic light-emitting diodes where: M1 is a metal atom; carbene is a carbene ligand; L is a monoanionic or dianionic ligand; K is an uncharged monodentate or bidentate ligand selected from the group consisting of phosphines; CO; pyridines; nitriles and conjugated dienes which form a ? complex with M1; n is the number of carbene ligands and is at least 1; m is the number of ligands L, where m can be 0 or ?1; o is the number of ligands K, where o can be 0 or ?1; where the sum n+m+o is dependent on the oxidation state and coordination number of the metal atom and on the denticity of the ligands carbene, L and K and also on the charge on the ligands carbene and L, with the proviso that n is at least 1, and also an OLED comprising these transition metal complexes, a light-emitting layer comprising these transition metal complexes, OLEDs comprising this light-emitting layer, devices comprising an OLED according to the present invention, and specific tr
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2010
    Publication date: March 3, 2011
    Applicant: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Markus Bold, Christian Lennartz, Martina Prinz, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Bäte, Christian Neuber, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Schildknecht, Hans-Hermann Johannes
  • Publication number: 20110049499
    Abstract: Use of transition metal complexes of the formula (I) in organic light-emitting diodes where: M1 is a metal atom; carbene is a carbene ligand; L is a monoanionic or dianionic ligand; K is an uncharged monodentate or bidentate ligand selected from the group consisting of phosphines; CO; pyridines; nitriles and conjugated dienes which form a ? complex with M1; n is the number of carbene ligands and is at least 1; m is the number of ligands L, where m can be 0 or ?1; o is the number of ligands K, where o can be 0 or ?1; where the sum n+m+o is dependent on the oxidation state and coordination number of the metal atom and on the denticity of the ligands carbene, L and K and also on the charge on the ligands carbene and L, with the proviso that n is at least 1, and also an OLED comprising these transition metal complexes, a light-emitting layer comprising these transition metal complexes, OLEDs comprising this light-emitting layer, devices comprising an OLED according to the present invention, and specific tr
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2010
    Publication date: March 3, 2011
    Applicant: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Markus BOLD, Christian Lennartz, Martina Prinz, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Bäte, Christian Neuber, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Schildknecht, Hans-Hermann Johannes
  • Publication number: 20110049501
    Abstract: Use of transition metal complexes of the formula (I) in organic light-emitting diodes where: M1 is a metal atom; carbene is a carbene ligand; L is a monoanionic or dianionic ligand; K is an uncharged monodentate or bidentate ligand selected from the group consisting of phosphines; CO; pyridines; nitriles and conjugated dienes which form a ? complex with M1; n is the number of carbene ligands and is at least 1; m is the number of ligands L, where m can be 0 or ?1; o is the number of ligands K, where o can be 0 or ?1; where the sum n+m+o is dependent on the oxidation state and coordination number of the metal atom and on the denticity of the ligands carbene, L and K and also on the charge on the ligands carbene and L, with the proviso that n is at least 1, and also an OLED comprising these transition metal complexes, a light-emitting layer comprising these transition metal complexes, OLEDs comprising this light-emitting layer, devices comprising an OLED according to the present invention, and specific tr
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2010
    Publication date: March 3, 2011
    Applicant: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Markus BOLD, Christian Lennartz, Martina Prinz, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Bäte, Christian Neuber, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Schildknecht, Hans-Hermann Johannes
  • Patent number: 7858208
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of copper(I) complexes of the formula I where X is nitrogen or a C—R group, R is alkyl or aryl, Ar is phenyl or naphthyl, each of which is optionally substituted by from one to three radicals selected from the group consisting of alkoxy, alkylthio, alkylamino, dialkylamino, alkoxycarbonyl, alkoxysulfonyl, halogen, cyano, carboxyl, hydroxysulfonyl and nitro, and the two optionally substituted phenyl or naphthyl radicals may be joined to one another by a chemical single bond via the carbon atoms in the ?- and ??-position relative to the phosphorus atom, n is 1, 2 or 3, and Y is halogen, cyano, thiocyanato, alkoxy, aryloxy, alkylthio, arylthio, alkylamino, dialkylamino, arylamino or diarylamino, in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), The present invention further relates to light-emitting layers which comprise at least one copper(I) complex of the formula I, to OLEDs which comprise at least one copper(I) complex of the formula I or an inventive light-em
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2010
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Arnd Vogler, Valeri Pawlowski, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Baete
  • Publication number: 20100308714
    Abstract: The use of phenoxazine, phenothiazine, phenothiazine S-oxide or phenothiazine S,S-dioxide derivatives as emitter substances in organic light-emitting diodes, an organic light-emitting diode comprising a light-emitting layer, the light-emitting layer comprising at least one phenoxazine, phenothiazine, phenothiazine S-oxide or phenothiazine S,S-dioxide derivative as an emitter substance, and a light-emitting layer comprising or consisting of the aforementioned phenoxazine, phenothiazine-phenothiazine, phenothiazine S-oxide or phenothiazine S,S-dioxide derivative as an emitter substance, a hole- and exciton-blocking layer comprising or consisting of the aforementioned phenoxazine derivative, phenothiazine derivative, phenothiazine S-oxide derivative or phenothiazine S,S-dioxide derivative, and a device which comprises an inventive organic light-emitting diode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2005
    Publication date: December 9, 2010
    Applicant: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Thomas Gessner, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Baete
  • Patent number: 7846763
    Abstract: Use of transition metal complexes of the formula (I) in organic light-emitting diodes where: M1 is a metal atom; carbene is a carbene ligand; L is a monoanionic or dianionic ligand; K is an uncharged monodentate or bidentate ligand selected from the group consisting of phosphines; CO; pyridines; nitrites and conjugated dienes which form a ? complex with M1; n is the number of carbene ligands and is at least 1; m is the number of ligands L, where m can be 0 or ?1; o is the number of ligands K, where o can be 0 or ?1; where the sum n+m+o is dependent on the oxidation state and coordination number of the metal atom and on the denticity of the ligands carbene, L and K and also on the charge on the ligands carbene and L, with the proviso that n is at least 1, and also an OLED comprising these transition metal complexes, a light-emitting layer comprising these transition metal complexes, OLEDs comprising this light-emitting layer, devices comprising an OLED according to the present invention, and specific tr
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2004
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2010
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Markus Bold, Christian Lennartz, Martina Prinz, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Baete, Christian Neuber, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Schildknecht, Hans-Hermann Johannes
  • Patent number: 7790793
    Abstract: A composition containing a) a natural or synthetic polymer and b) one or more compounds of the formula (I), (II) or (III) wherein R1, R2 and R3 or Y1, Y2 and Y3 or Z1, Z2 and Z3 are e.g. branched C3-C20alkyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2010
    Assignee: Ciba Specialty Chem. Corp.
    Inventors: Hans-Werner Schmidt, Markus Blomenhofer, Klaus Stoll, Hans-Rudolf Meier
  • Patent number: 7790888
    Abstract: Process for preparing tris-ortho-metallated iridium complexes of the formula (I) where R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6 and X have the meanings given in the description, Ir complexes which can be prepared by the process of the invention, the use of the Ir complexes as emitter molecule in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), a light-emitting layer comprising the Ir complexes, an OLED comprising this light-emitting layer and an apparatus comprising an OLED according to the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2010
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Markus Bold, Peter Erk, Mairi Haddow, Ingolf Hennig, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Markus Baete, Mukundan Thelakkat
  • Patent number: 7759573
    Abstract: Method for producing a hybrid organic solar cell having the general structure Substrate+EM/HTM/dye/SOL/EM, or Substrate+EM/SOL/dye/HTM/EM, or Substrate+EM/HTM/SOL/EM, in which EM is the electrode material that may be a transparent conductive oxide (TCO) or metal, with at least one of the EM layer(s) of the cell being a TCO, HTM is the hole transport material, SOL is a semiconducting oxide layer, “dye” is a suitable dye, and the SOL layer is vapor deposited.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2010
    Assignee: Sony Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Gabrielle Nelles, Akio Yasuda, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Christoph Schmitz
  • Patent number: 7750556
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of triazole derivatives selected from the group consisting of triazolopyrimidine derivatives and triazolouracil derivatives in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), an OLED comprising at least one of the organic triazole derivatives mentioned, a light-emitting layer comprising at least one of the triazole derivatives mentioned, an OLED comprising the light-emitting layer of the invention, a device comprising an OLED according to the invention and also specific novel triazole derivatives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2010
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Thomas Gessner, Christian Lennartz, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Baete
  • Publication number: 20090318593
    Abstract: A process for improving the flow properties of a melt containing a thermoplastic polymer, which comprises incorporating 0.005% to 0.5% by weight, relative to the weight of the thermoplastic polymer, of one or more additives selected from the group consisting of organic and inorganic compounds with needle-like morphology in their solid state into said thermoplastic polymer prior to or during melt processing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2006
    Publication date: December 24, 2009
    Inventors: Klaus Stoll, Kurt Hoffmann, Bruno Rotzinger, Hans-Werner Schmidt
  • Patent number: 7479515
    Abstract: A polypropylene composition containing the components a) a crystallizable polypropylene homopolymer, random copolymer, alternating or segmented copolymer, block copolymer or a blend of polypropylene with another synthetic polymer, and b) 0.001 to 5%, relative to the weight of component a), of a specific trimesic acid derivative.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2009
    Assignee: Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp.
    Inventors: Hans-Werner Schmidt, Paul Smith, Markus Blomenhofer
  • Patent number: 7423088
    Abstract: A composition containing (1) a crystalline polypropylene resin and (2) one or more ?-nucleating agents of the formula (I), wherein R1, R2 and R3, independently of one another, are C1-C20alkyl, C2-Calkyl substituted by C1-C10alkylamino, di(C1-C10alkyl)amino, C1-C10alkyloxy or hydroxy; C3-C20alkenyl, C5-C12cycloalkyl, C5-C12Cycloalkyl substituted by 1, 2 or 3 C1-C10alkyl; cyclohexylmethyl; cyclohexylmethyl substituted by 1, 2 or 3 C1-C10alkyl; C5-C9cycloalkenyl, C5-C9cycloalkenyl substituted by 1, 2 or 3 C1-C10alkyl; phenyl substituted by 1, 2 or 3 radicals selected from the group consisting of C1-C10-oalkyl, C1-C10alkyloxy, hydroxy, halogen, trihalogenmethyl, trihalogenmethoxy, benzoyl, phenylamino, acylamino and phenylazo; C7-C9phenylalkyl, C7-C9phenylalkyl which is substituted on the phenyl by 1, 2 or 3 radicals selected from the group consisting of C1-C10alkyl, C1-C10alkoxy and hydroxy; naphthyl, naphthyl substituted by C1C10alkyl, adamantyl, or a 5 to 6 membered heterocyclic group; characterized in that th
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2008
    Assignee: Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation
    Inventors: Dietmar Mäder, Kurt Hoffmann, Hans-Werner Schmidt
  • Publication number: 20080199731
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of copper(I) complexes of the formula I where X is nitrogen or a C—R group, R is alkyl or aryl, Ar is phenyl or naphthyl, each of which is optionally substituted by from one to three radicals selected from the group consisting of alkoxy, alkylthio, alkylamino, dialkylamino, alkoxycarbonyl, alkoxysulfonyl, halogen, cyano, carboxyl, hydroxysulfonyl and nitro, and the two optionally substituted phenyl or naphthyl radicals may be joined to one another by a chemical single bond via the carbon atoms in the ?- and ??-position relative to the phosphorus atom, n is 1, 2 or 3, and Y is halogen, cyano, thiocyanato, alkoxy, aryloxy, alkylthio, arylthio, alkylamino, dialkylamino, arylamino or diarylamino, in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), The present invention further relates to light-emitting layers which comprise at least one copper(I) complex of the formula I, to OLEDs which comprise at least one copper(I) complex of the formula I or an inventive light-emitti
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2005
    Publication date: August 21, 2008
    Applicant: BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Arnd Vogler, Valeri Pawlowski, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Bate
  • Publication number: 20080053525
    Abstract: The present invention relates to hybrid solar cells having a semiconducting oxide layer which is vapor deposited on a substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2007
    Publication date: March 6, 2008
    Applicant: Sony Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Gabrielle Nelles, Akio Yasuda, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Christoph Schmitz
  • Publication number: 20080018221
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of transition metal-carbene complexes in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), to a light-emitting layer, to a blocking layer for electrons or excitons, or to a blocking layer for holes, each comprising these transition metal-carbene complexes, to OLEDs comprising these transition metal-carbene complexes, to devices which comprise an inventive OLED, and to transition metal-carbene complexes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2005
    Publication date: January 24, 2008
    Applicant: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Martina Egen, Klaus Kahle, Markus Bold, Thomas Gessner, Christian Lennartz, Simon Nord, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Bate, Chritian Neuber, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Schildknecht, Hans-Hermann Johannes
  • Publication number: 20070282076
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of polymeric materials comprising at least one transition metal-carbene complex in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), polymeric materials comprising at least one selected transition metal-carbene complex, a process for preparing the polymeric materials of the invention, a light-emitting layer comprising at least one polymeric material used according to the invention or at least one polymeric material of the invention, an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) comprising the light-emitting layer of the invention and devices comprising the organic light-emitting diode of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2005
    Publication date: December 6, 2007
    Applicant: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Markus Bold, Martina Egen, Gerhard Wagenblast, Klaus Kahle, Christian Lennartz, Florian Dotz, Simon Nord, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Schildknecht, Markus Bate, Hans-Hermann Johannes
  • Publication number: 20070264524
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of metallocene complexes of metals of transition group 4 of the Periodic Table as emitter molecules in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), the use of the metallocene complexes as light-emitting layer in OLEDs, a light-emitting layer comprising at least one metallocene complex, an OLED comprising this light-emitting layer and devices comprising an OLED according to the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2005
    Publication date: November 15, 2007
    Applicant: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Thomas Gessner, Martin Konemann, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Baete