Patents by Inventor Holger Heil

Holger Heil 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: 20230403927
    Abstract: The invention relates to metal complexes and to electronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescence devices, containing said metal complexes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2023
    Publication date: December 14, 2023
    Inventors: Nils Koenen, Anna Hayer, Holger Heil, Philipp Stoessel
  • Patent number: 11800787
    Abstract: The invention relates to metal complexes and to electronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescence devices, containing said metal complexes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: UDC IRELAND LIMITED
    Inventors: Nils Koenen, Anna Hayer, Holger Heil, Philipp Stoessel
  • Publication number: 20230301173
    Abstract: An electronic switching device, in particular tunnel junctions, containing an organic molecular layer for use in memory, sensors, field-effect transistors or Josephson junctions. More particularly, related to the field of random access non-volatile memristive memories (RRAM). Another aspect is a compound of formula I for use in a molecular layer. Also, the use of the molecular layer and processes for the production and operation of an electronic switching element and components based thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2023
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Peer KIRSCH, Henning SEIM, Frank VOGES, Holger HEIL
  • Patent number: 11639339
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of the formula (1) which are suitable for use in electronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescent devices, and to electronic devices which comprise these compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2023
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Nils Koenen, Rouven Linge, Sebastian Meyer, Holger Heil
  • Patent number: 11629126
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of formula (1). The compounds are suitable for use in electronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescent devices, comprising these compounds. In some embodiments, the compounds are used as matrix materials for phosphorescent or fluorescent emitters as well as a hole-blocking or electron-transport materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Katja Maria Scheible, Fabrice Eckes, Holger Heil, Beate Burkhart, Dominik Joosten, Elvira Montenegro
  • Patent number: 11631816
    Abstract: The present application relates to an electronic device having defined composition of the emitting layer. The application furthermore relates to the use of the device in displays or in lighting applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Christof Pflumm, Frank Voges, Jonas Valentin Kroeber, Philipp Stoessel, Holger Heil
  • Patent number: 11584753
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bisbenzofuran-fused 2,8-diaminoindeno[1,2-b]fluorene derivatives and related compounds of formula (1) as materials for organic electroluminescent devices (OLEDs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Rouven Linge, Lara-Isabel Rodriguez, Sebastian Meyer, Holger Heil
  • Patent number: 11453680
    Abstract: The present invention relates to Bisbenzofuran-fused indeno[1,2-b]fluorene derivatives and related compounds as materials for organic electroluminescent devices (OLEDs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Rouven Linge, Lara-Isabel Rodriguez, Sebastian Meyer, Holger Heil
  • Patent number: 11456420
    Abstract: The present application relates to a blue light-emitting organic electroluminescent device (OLED) having an anode, a cathode, at least one blue light-emitting layer and at least one hole-transport layer, wherein the at least one blue light-emitting layer comprises an elongated bis-indenofluorene derivative as a main component and wherein the at least one hole-transport layer comprises a polymer with non-conjugated units as a main component as well as to a method for producing the organic electroluminescent device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Katja Scheible, Beate Burkhart, Nils Koenen, Lara-Isabel Rodriguez, Sebastian Meyer, Rouven Linge, Miriam Engel, Aaron Lackner, Holger Heil
  • Patent number: 11407854
    Abstract: The present application relates to a polymer containing at least one structural unit of a formula (I). The polymer is suitable for use in an electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Beate Burkhart, Katja Scheible, Nils Koenen, Holger Heil
  • Patent number: 11365167
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of the formula (1) which are suitable for use in electronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescent devices, and to electronic devices which comprise these compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Rouven Linge, Lara-Isabel Rodriguez, Sebastian Meyer, Holger Heil, Miriam Engel, Aaron Lackner
  • Publication number: 20220140245
    Abstract: The invention relates to fluorene derivatives and electronic devices, particularly organic electroluminescent devices in which said compounds are used, particularly as a matrix material for phosphorescent emitters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Inventors: Nils KOENEN, Anna HAYER, Florian MAIER-FLAIG, Jochen PFISTER, Holger HEIL
  • Publication number: 20220119590
    Abstract: The invention relates to polymers having at least one repeating unit of the following formula (I): wherein Ar1, Ar2, Ar3 and Ar4, R and X, and a, b, c, d, e and f can have the meanings defined in claim 1, to processes for the preparation thereof and to the use thereof in electronic or optoelectronic devices, in particular in organic electroluminescent devices, so-called OLEDs (OLED=Organic Light Emitting Diodes). The present invention also relates to electronic or optoelectronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescent devices, which contain said polymers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Inventors: Nils KOENEN, Dominik JOOSTEN, Beate BURKHART, Katja SCHEIBLE, Miriam ENGEL, Holger HEIL
  • Patent number: 11261291
    Abstract: The present application relates to a polymer containing at least one structural unit of a formula (I) and at least one further structural unit selected from structural units A, B and C. The present application further relates to the use of the polymer in an electronic device and to a process for preparing the polymer. The present application further relates to an electronic device comprising the polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Beate Burkhart, Katja Maria Scheible, Nils Koenen, Holger Heil
  • Patent number: 11258020
    Abstract: A method produces cross-linked hole-conducting electric layers by converting functionalized p-dopants. The functionalized p-dopants are organic metal complexes containing at least one central atom and organic ligands, wherein the central atom is selected from a metal of the groups 6-15 of the periodic table, and at least one of the organic ligands is selected from the following formulas I-V, in which E independently of one another is oxygen, sulfur, selenium, or N(E1)x, and each Rv has at least one functionalizing group selected from the group RF including —OH, —COOH, —NH2, —NHR?, halogen, C2-C40-alkenyl, -dienyl, -alkinyl, -alkenyloxy, -dienyloxy, -alkinyloxy, acrylic acid, oxetan, oxiran, silane, acrylic acid, anhydride, and cyclobutane or consists of the groups, and G=C(RF)uHvFw where u+v+w=3 and n=1-4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignees: OSRAM OLED GmbH, MERCK Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Günter Schmid, Florian Kessler, Katja Stegmaier, Fabrice Eckes, Holger Heil, Beate Burkhart, Henning Seim
  • Patent number: 11189801
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the compounds of the formulae (1) and (2) and to organic electroluminescent devices, in particular blue-emitting devices, in which these compounds are used as host material or dopant in the emitting layer and/or as hole-transport material and/or as electron-transport material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Holger Heil, Beate Burkhart, Lara-Isabel Rodriguez, Sebastian Meyer, Rouven Linge
  • Patent number: 11158816
    Abstract: The present application relates to a compound of a formula (I) or formula (II) which is suitable for use as functional material in an electronic device, especially as emitter material in an organic electroluminescent device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Holger Heil, Beate Burkhart, Lara-Isabel Rodriguez, Sebastian Meyer, Rouven Linge, Amandine Darsy
  • Publication number: 20210284812
    Abstract: The present application relates to a method for producing a polycycloolefin layer, to electronic devices produced by such method and comprising such layer as well as to formulations used for making such polycycloolefin layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Holger HEIL, Matthias KOCH, Nathan SMITH
  • Publication number: 20210277176
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations comprising at least one hyperbranched polymer which contains 30 to 70 mol % of at least one hole-transporting recurring unit A, 5 to 30 mol % of least one branching recurring unit B, 5 to 30 mol % of at least one further recurring unit C and 5 to 40 mol % of least one end group E, where the recurring units A, B and C are different from one another, and at least one organic solvent, characterised in that the formulation has a viscosity of ?25 mPas. The present invention furthermore relates to the corresponding hyperbranched polymers and to processes for the preparation thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Beate Burkhart, Miriam Engel, Matthias Hengst, Holger Heil, Manuel Hamburger, Christoph Leonhard, Gaelle Bealle
  • Patent number: 11107994
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds which are suitable for use in electronic devices, and to electronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescent devices, comprising these compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Dominik Joosten, Anna Hayer, Florian Maier-Flaig, Rouven Linge, Holger Heil