Patents by Inventor Hsin-Rong Tseng

Hsin-Rong Tseng 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).

  • Patent number: 11081679
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for forming an organic EL element having at least one pixel type comprising at least three different layers including a hole injection layer (HIL), a hole transport layer (HTL) and an emission layer (EML), characterized in that the HIL, the HTL and the EML of at least one pixel type are obtained by depositing inks wherein the layers are annealed after said depositing steps in a first, second and third annealing step and the difference of the annealing temperature of the first and of the second annealing step is below 35° C., preferably below 30° C., more preferably below 25° C. and the annealing temperature of the third annealing step is no more than 5° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Hsin-Rong Tseng, Thorsten Schenk, Peter Levermore, Anja Jatsch
  • Patent number: 11041083
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations containing at least one organic functional material and at least a first organic solvent, wherein said first organic solvent is an alkyl benzoate solvent, as well as to electronic devices prepared by using these formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Gaëlle Béalle, Christoph Leonhard, Hsin-Rong Tseng, Manuel Hamburger, Anja Jatsch, Philip May, Dietmar Kunkel, Irina Martynova, Edgar Kluge
  • Publication number: 20210151679
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations comprising at least one organic semiconductor and at least one organic solvent, characterized in that the formulation contains less than 100 ppm of phenole type impurities, to their use for the preparation of electronic devices, to methods for preparing electronic or optoelectronic devices using the formulations of the present invention, and to electronic or optoelectronic devices prepared from such methods and formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Leticia GARCIA DIEZ, Irina MARTYNOVA, Aurélie LUDEMANN, Hsin-Rong TSENG, Peter LEVERMORE
  • Patent number: 11005042
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations for the preparation of organic electronic devices which comprise at least one specific ketone solvent containing a non aromatic cycle and at least one organic functional material, preferably selected from organic conductors, organic semiconductors, organic fluorescent compounds, organic phosphorescent compounds, organic light-absorbent compounds, organic light-sensitive compounds, organic photosensitisation agents and other organic photoactive compounds, selected from organometallic complexes of transition metals, rare earths, lanthanides and actinides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Gaëlle Béalle, Christoph Leonhard, Hsin-Rong Tseng, Irina Martynova, Aurélie Ludemann
  • Patent number: 10950792
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a formulation containing at least one organic functional material and at least two different organic solvents, a first organic solvent A and a second organic solvent B, wherein the first organic solvent A has a boiling point in the range from 250 to 350° C. and a viscosity of >15 mPas, the second organic solvent B has a boiling point in the range from 200 to 350° C. and a viscosity of ?10 mPas, the solubility of the at least one organic functional material in the second organic solvent B is ?5 g/l, and the boiling point of the first organic solvent A is at least 10° C. higher than the boiling point of the second organic solvent B; as well as to electroluminescent devices prepared by using these formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Gaëlle Béalle, Christoph Leonhard, Hsin-Rong Tseng, Manuel Hamburger, Anja Jatsch
  • Patent number: 10907061
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations for the preparation of organic electronic devices which comprise at least one specific A/JV-dialkylaniline and at least one organic functional material selected from organic conductors, organic semiconductors, organic fluorescent compounds, organic phosphorescent compounds, organic light-absorbent compounds, organic light-sensitive compounds, organic photosensitisation agents and other organic photoactive compounds, selected from organometallic complexes of transition metals, rare earths, lanthanides and actinides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Gaëlle Béalle, Christoph Leonhard, Hsin-Rong Tseng, Irina Martynova, Aurélie Ludemann
  • Patent number: 10892414
    Abstract: Described herein is a process for the preparation of an electronic device such as an organic electroluminescent device (OLED), wherein two adjacent functional layers having an interface are formed from solution in a kinetically controlled manner. The process is particularly suitable for fast and efficient production of electronic devices by printing or coating processes. The description further relates to an electronic device which is obtainable by said process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Gaelle Béalle, Christoph Leonhard, Hsin-Rong Tseng, Manuel Hamburger, Beate Burkhart, Katja Maria Scheible, Anja Jatsch
  • Patent number: 10879465
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for forming an organic element of an electronic device having at least two different pixel types including a first pixel type (pixel A) and a second pixel type (pixel B) wherein at least one layer of the pixel A and one layer of pixel B are deposited by applying an ink at the same time, characterized in that the ink for manufacturing a layer for the pixel A and the ink for manufacturing a layer for the pixel B which are deposited at the same time are different and the layer obtained by depositing the ink for manufacturing a layer for the pixel A and the layer obtained by depositing the ink for manufacturing a layer for the pixel B are dried thereafter, wherein the relative difference of the drying time (t1?t2/t1) of both layers being deposited at the same time and being obtained by two different inks for manufacturing a layer for the pixel A and a layer for the pixel B is at most 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Hsin-Rong Tseng, Thorsten Schenk, Peter Levermore, Anja Jatsch
  • Patent number: 10808170
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations for the preparation of organic electronic devices (OLEDs) which comprise at least one specific ester solvent containing a non aromatic cycle and at least one organic functional material selected from organic conductors, organic semiconductors, organic fluorescent compounds, organic phosphorescent compounds, organic light-absorbent compounds, organic light-sensitive compounds, organic photosensitisation agents and other organic photoactive compounds, selected from organometallic complexes of transition metals, rare earths, lanthanides and actinides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Gaëlle Béalle, Christoph Leonhard, Hsin-Rong Tseng, Irina Martynova, Aurélie Ludemann
  • Publication number: 20200266349
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations for the preparation of organic electronic devices which comprise at least one specific ketone solvent containing a non aromatic cycle and at least one organic functional material, preferably selected from organic conductors, organic semiconductors, organic fluorescent compounds, organic phosphorescent compounds, organic light-absorbent compounds, organic light-sensitive compounds, organic photosensitisation agents and other organic photoactive compounds, selected from organometallic complexes of transition metals, rare earths, lanthanides and actinides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: GAELLE BEALLE, Christoph LEONHARD, Hsin-Rong TSENG, Irina MARTYNOVA, Aurelie LUDEMANN
  • Publication number: 20200259125
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for forming an organic EL element having at least one pixel type comprising at least three different layers including a hole injection layer (HIL), a hole transport layer (HTL) and an emission layer (EML), characterized in that the HIL, the HTL and the EML of at least one pixel type are obtained by depositing inks wherein the layers are annealed after said depositing steps in a first, second and third annealing step and the difference of the annealing temperature of the first and of the second annealing step is below 35° C., preferably below 30° C., more preferably below 25° C. and the annealing temperature of the third annealing step is no more than 5° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Hsin-Rong TSENG, Thorsten SCHENK, Peter LEVERMORE, Anja JATSCH
  • Patent number: 10651382
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a formulation containing at least one organic functional material and at least a first and a second solvent, characterized in that the first solvent is a siloxane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Gaëlle Béalle, Christoph Leonhard, Hsin-Rong Tseng, Irina Martynova, Aurélie Ludemann
  • Publication number: 20200136046
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a formulation containing at least one organic functional material and at least two different organic solvents, a first organic solvent A and a second organic solvent B, wherein the first organic solvent A has a boiling point in the range from 250 to 350° C. and a viscosity of <15 mPas, the second organic solvent B has a boiling point in the range from 200 to 350° C and a viscosity of ?10 mPas, the solubility of the at least one organic functional material in the second organic solvent B is ?5 g/l, and the boiling point of the first organic solvent A is at least 10° C. higher than the boiling point of the second organic solvent B; as well as to electroluminescent devices prepared by using these formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Gaëlle BÉALLE, Christoph LEONHARD, Hsin-Rong TSENG, Manuel HAMBURGER, Anja JATSCH
  • Publication number: 20200127203
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a formulation containing at least one organic functional material and at least four different organic solvents, a first organic solvent A, a second organic solvent B, a third organic solvent C, and a fourth organic solvent D, wherein the first organic solvent A comprises a group, which is capable of receiving or giving a hydrogen bonding, the second organic solvent B has a boiling point in the range from 50 to 350° C., the third organic solvent C has a boiling point in the range from 100 to 300° C., and the fourth organic solvent D has a boiling point in the range from 200 to 400° C., is present in an amount from 0.01 to 1 vol.-% and has a viscosity of ?15 mPas, the solubility of the at least one organic functional material in the second organic solvent B and in the fourth organic solvent D is ?5 g/l, the boiling point of the third organic solvent C is at least 10° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Gaëlle BÉALLE, Christoph LEONHARD, Hsin-Rong TSENG, Manuel HAMBURGER, Anja JATSCH
  • Publication number: 20200071549
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a formulation containing at least one organic functional material and at least two different solvents, a first organic solvent A and a second organic solvent B, wherein the first organic solvent A comprises a group, which is capable of receiving or giving a hydrogen bonding, and wherein the second organic solvent B has a boiling point in the range from 150 to 350° C. and the solubility of the at least one organic functional material in the second organic solvent is ?5 g/l.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Gaëlle BÉALLE, Christoph LEONHARD, Hsin-Rong TSENG, Manuel HAMBURGER, Anja JATSCH
  • Publication number: 20200066990
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of an electronic device such as an organic electroluminescent device (OLED), wherein two adjacent functional layers having an interface are formed from solution in a kinetically controlled manner. The process is particularly suitable for fast and efficient production of electronic devices by printing or coating processes. The invention further relates to an electronic device which is obtainable by said process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Gaelle BÉALLE, Christoph LEONHARD, Hsin-Rong TSENG, Manuel HAMBURGER, Beate BURKHART, Katja SCHEIBLE, Anja JATSCH
  • Publication number: 20190386218
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for forming an organic element of an electronic device having at least two different pixel types including a first pixel type (pixel A) and a second pixel type (pixel B) wherein at least one layer of the pixel A and one layer of pixel B are deposited by applying an ink at the same time, characterized in that the ink for manufacturing a layer for the pixel A and the ink for manufacturing a layer for the pixel B which are deposited at the same time are different and the layer obtained by depositing the ink for manufacturing a layer for the pixel A and the layer obtained by depositing the ink for manufacturing a layer for the pixel B are dried thereafter, wherein the relative difference of the drying time (t1?t2/t1) of both layers being deposited at the same time and being obtained by two different inks for manufacturing a layer for the pixel A and a layer for the pixel B is at most 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: HSIN-RONG TSENG, Thorsten SCHENK, Peter LEVERMORE, Anja JATSCH
  • Publication number: 20190300738
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations containing at least one organic functional material and at least a first organic solvent, wherein said first organic solvent is an alkyl benzoate solvent, as well as to electronic devices prepared by using these formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Gaëlle BÉALLE, Christoph LEONHARD, Hsin-Rong TSENG, Manuel HAMBURGER, Anja JATSCH, Philip MAY, Dietmar KUNKEL, Irina MARTYNOVA, Edgar KLUGE
  • Patent number: 10396286
    Abstract: A method of regioselectively preparing a pyridine-containing compound is provided. In particular embodiments, the method includes reacting halogen-functionalized pyridal[2,1,3]thiadiazole with organotin-functionalized cyclopenta[2,1-b:3,4-b?]dithiophene or organotin-functionalized indaceno[2,1-b:3,4-b?]dithiophene. Also provided is a method of preparing a polymer. The method includes regioselectively preparing a monomer that includes a pyridal[2,1,3]thiadiazole unit; and reacting the monomer to produce a polymer that includes a regioregular conjugated backbone section, wherein the section includes a repeat unit containing the pyridal[2,1,3]thiadiazole unit. A polymer that includes a regioregular conjugated backbone section, and electronic devices that include the polymer, are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Guillermo C. Bazan, Lei Ying, Ben B. Y. Hsu, Wen Wen, Hsin-Rong Tseng, Gregory C. Welch
  • Publication number: 20190062578
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations for the preparation of organic electronic devices which comprise at least one specific A/JV-dialkylaniline and at least one organic functional material selected from organic conductors, organic semiconductors, organic fluorescent compounds, organic phosphorescent compounds, organic light-absorbent compounds, organic light-sensitive compounds, organic photosensitisation agents and other organic photoactive compounds, selected from organometallic complexes of transition metals, rare earths, lanthanides and actinides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2016
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Gaëlle BÉALLE, Christoph LEONHARD, Hsin-Rong TSENG, Irina MARTYNOVA, Aurélie LUDEMANN