Patents by Inventor Jerome Chevalier

Jerome Chevalier 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: 11040914
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a porous pre-densified CeO2-stabilized ZrO2 ceramic having a density of 50.0 to 95.0%, relative to the theoretical density of zirconia, and an open porosity of 5 to 50% as well as to a densified CeO2-stabilized ZrO2 ceramic having a density of 97.0 to 100.0%, relative to the theoretical density of zirconia, and wherein the grains of the ceramic have an average grain size of 50 to 1000 nm, methods for the preparation of the pre-densified and densified ceramics and their use for the manufacture of dental restorations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Ivoclar Vivadent AG
    Inventors: Christian Ritzberger, Frank Rothbrust, Marcel Schweiger, Nicolas Courtois, Jérôme Chevalier, Helen Reveron, Wolfram Höland, Volker Rheinberger
  • Publication number: 20190248709
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a porous pre-densified CeO2-stabilized ZrO2 ceramic having a density of 50.0 to 95.0%, relative to the theoretical density of zirconia, and an open porosity of 5 to 50% as well as to a densified CeO2-stabilized ZrO2 ceramic having a density of 97.0 to 100.0%, relative to the theoretical density of zirconia, and wherein the grains of the ceramic have an average grain size of 50 to 1000 nm, methods for the preparation of the pre-densified and densified ceramics and their use for the manufacture of dental restorations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Christian Ritzberger, Frank Rothbrust, Marcel Schweiger, Nicolas Courtois, Jérôme Chevalier, Helen Reveron, Wolfram Höland, Volker Rheinberger
  • Patent number: 10315958
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a porous pre-densified CeO2 stabilized ZrO2 ceramic having a density of 50.0 to 95.0%, relative to the theoretical density of zirconia, and an open porosity of 5 to 50% as well as to ceramic having a density of 97.0 to 100.0%, relative to the theoretical density of zirconia, and wherein the grains of the ceramic have an average grain size of 50 to 1000 nm, methods for the preparation of the pre-densified and densified ceramics and their use for the manufacture of dental restorations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Ivoclar Vivadent AG
    Inventors: Christian Ritzberger, Frank Rothbrust, Marcel Schweiger, Nicolas Courtois, Jérôme Chevalier, Helen Reveron, Wolfram Höland, Volker Rheinberger
  • Patent number: 10093583
    Abstract: A process is described, for producing zirconia-based multi-phasic ceramic composite materials, comprising the steps of: providing at least one ceramic suspension by dispersing at least one ceramic zirconia powder in at least one aqueous medium to obtain at least one matrix for such composite material; providing at least one aqueous solution containing one or more inorganic precursors and adding such aqueous solution to such ceramic suspension to surface modify such ceramic zirconia powder and obtain at least one additived suspension; quickly drying such additived suspension to obtain at least one additived powder; heat treating such additived powder to obtain at least one zirconia powder coated on its surface by second phases; and forming such zirconia powder coated on its surface by second phases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignees: Politecnico Di Torino, Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique, Decoram Medical Ceramica CMBH, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon, Institut National Des Sciences Appliquees De Lyon
    Inventors: Laura Montanaro, Paola Palmero, Jerome Chevalier, Helen Reveron, Tobias Fuerderer
  • Publication number: 20170057876
    Abstract: A process is described, for producing zirconia-based multi-phasic ceramic composite materials, comprising the steps of: providing at least one ceramic suspension by dispersing at least one ceramic zirconia powder in at least one aqueous medium to obtain at least one matrix for such composite material; providing at least one aqueous solution containing one or more inorganic precursors and adding such aqueous solution to such ceramic suspension to surface modify such ceramic zirconia powder and obtain at least one additived suspension; quickly drying such additived suspension to obtain at least one additived powder; heat treating such additived powder to obtain at least one zirconia powder coated on its surface by second phases; and forming such zirconia powder coated on its surface by second phases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Inventors: Laura Montanaro, Paola Palmero, Jerome Chevalier, Helen Reveron, Tobias Fuerderer
  • Patent number: 9403721
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composite ceramic material which comprises: (a) a first phase based on zirconia containing CeO2 as stabilizer, and (b) a second phase based on an aluminate. The invention also relates to a ceramic powder composition, processes for the preparation of the composite ceramic material and the ceramic powder composition as well as uses thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: Ivoclar Vivadent AG
    Inventors: Wolfram Holand, Elke Signer-Apel, Christian Ritzberger, Frank Rothbrust, Heinrich Kappert, Volker Rheinberger, Jerome Chevalier, Helen Reveron, Nicolas Courtois, Ricardo Dellagiacomo
  • Patent number: 9227873
    Abstract: A material is described in the form of a millimetric article constituted by coarse alumina particles with a median diameter in the range 10 to 200 ?m, said coarse particles being at a distance, from one interface to another, of less than 10 ?m, fine alumina particles with a median diameter in the range 0.5 to 10 ?m, said fine particles being at a distance, from one interface to another, of less than 5 ?m and being located in the space between the coarse particles, and a binder constituted by aluminium phosphate, said binder being located in the space between said fine and coarse particles, said material having a mesoporous volume, measured by mercury porosimetry, in the range 0.2 to 2 mL/g, a macroporous volume, measured by mercury porosimetry, in the range 0.05 to 0.2 mL/g and a BET specific surface area in the range 80 to 350 m2/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: IFP ENERGIES NOUVELLES
    Inventors: Stefania Cassiano Gaspar, Delphine Bazer-Bachi, Loic Rouleau, Eric Lecolier, Jerome Chevalier, Yves Jorand
  • Publication number: 20150191397
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a porous pre-densified CeO2 stabilized ZrO2 ceramic having a density of 50.0 to 95.0%, relative to the theoretical density of zirconia, and an open porosity of 5 to 50% as well as to a densified CeO2 stabilized ZrO2 ceramic having a density of 97.0 to 100.0%, relative to the theoretical density of zirconia, and wherein the grains of the ceramic have an average grain size of 50 to 1000 nm, methods for the preparation of the pre-densified and densified ceramics and their use for the manufacture of dental restorations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2013
    Publication date: July 9, 2015
    Inventors: Christian Ritzberger, Frank Rothbrust, Marcel Schweiger, Nicolas Courtois, Jérôme Chevalier, Helen Reveron, Wolfram Höland, Volker Rheinberger
  • Publication number: 20150035210
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composite ceramic material which comprises: (a) a first phase based on zirconia containing CeO2 as stabilizer, and (b) a second phase based on an aluminate. The invention also relates to a ceramic powder composition, processes for the preparation of the composite ceramic material and the ceramic powder composition as well as uses thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2014
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventors: Wolfram Holand, Elke Signer-Apel, Christian Ritzberger, Frank Rothbrust, Heinrich Kappert, Volker Rheinberger, Jerome Chevalier, Helen Reveron, Nicolas Courtois, Ricardo Dellagiacomo
  • Publication number: 20140377561
    Abstract: A material is described in the form of a millimetric article constituted by coarse alumina particles with a median diameter in the range 10 to 200 ?m, said coarse particles being at a distance, from one interface to another, of less than 10 ?m, fine alumina particles with a median diameter in the range 0.5 to 10 ?m, said fine particles being at a distance, from one interface to another, of less than 5 ?m and being located in the space between the coarse particles, and a binder constituted by aluminium phosphate, said binder being located in the space between said fine and coarse particles, said material having a mesoporous volume, measured by mercury porosimetry, in the range 0.2 to 2 mL/g, a macroporous volume, measured by mercury porosimetry, in the range 0.05 to 0.2 mL/g and a BET specific surface area in the range 80 to 350 m2/g.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicant: IFP ENERGIES NOUVELLES
    Inventors: Stefania Cassiano Gaspar, Delphine Bazer-Bachi, Loic Rouleau, Eric Lecolier, Jerome Chevalier, Yves Jorand
  • Patent number: 8889576
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composite ceramic material which comprises: (a) a first phase based on zirconia containing CeO2 as stabilizer, and (b) a second phase based on an aluminate. The invention also relates to a ceramic powder composition, processes for the preparation of the composite ceramic material and the ceramic powder composition as well as uses thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: Ivoclar Vivadent AG
    Inventors: Wolfram Höland, Elke Apel, Christian Ritzberger, Frank Rothbrust, Heinrich Kappert, Volker Rheinberger, Jérôme Chevalier, Helen Reveron, Nicolas Courtois, Ricardo Dellagiacomo
  • Patent number: 8796166
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions based on Ce-stabilized ZrO2, and single- and multi-colored blanks made from oxide ceramics, and a process for their preparation, in which oxide ceramic powder is coated with a coloring substance, the coated powders are preferably graded and at least one colored powder is filled into a compression mould, the colored powder or powders are compressed to produce a shaped body, and the compressed shaped body is sintered to produce a blank, and to the use of these blanks for the preparation of dental restorations. The compositions exhibit high fracture toughness and high flexural strength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Ivoclar Vivadent AG
    Inventors: Wolfram Höland, Christian Ritzberger, Elke Apel, Frank Rothbrust, Jérôme Chevalier, Dmitri Brodkin
  • Patent number: 8486851
    Abstract: A process for manufacturing a sintered ceramic composite, based on silicon nitride and ?-eucryptite, includes a step of producing a first powder blend, consisting of a powder of silicon nitride in crystalline form and a powder of a first lithium aluminosilicate in crystalline form, the composition of which is the following: (Li2O)x(Al2O3)y(SiO2)z, the lithium aluminosilicate composition being such that the set of molar fractions (x,y,z) is different from the set (1,1,2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2013
    Assignee: Thales
    Inventors: Laurent Blanchard, Gilbert Fantozzi, Aurélien Pelletant, Helen Reveron, Jérôme Chevalier, Yann Vitupier
  • Publication number: 20120196737
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions based on Ce-stabilized ZrO2, and single- and multi-colored blanks made from oxide ceramics, and a process for their preparation, in which oxide ceramic powder is coated with a coloring substance, the coated powders are preferably graded and at least one colored powder is filled into a compression mould, the colored powder or powders are compressed to produce a shaped body, and the compressed shaped body is sintered to produce a blank, and to the use of these blanks for the preparation of dental restorations. The compositions exhibit high fracture toughness and high flexural strength.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2012
    Publication date: August 2, 2012
    Applicant: IVOCLAR VIVADENT AG
    Inventors: Wolfram Höland, Christian Ritzberger, Elke Apel, Frank Rothbrust, Jerome Chevalier, Dmitri Brodkin
  • Publication number: 20120115707
    Abstract: A process for manufacturing a sintered ceramic composite, based on silicon nitride and ?-eucryptite, includes a step of producing a first powder blend, consisting of a powder of silicon nitride in crystalline form and a powder of a first lithium aluminosilicate in crystalline form, the composition of which is the following: (Li2O)x (Al2O3)y (SiO2)z, the lithium aluminosilicate composition being such that the set of molar fractions (x,y,z) is different from the set (1,1,2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2011
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicant: THALES
    Inventors: Laurent BLANCHARD, Gilbert FANTOZZI, Aurélien PELLETANT, Helen REVERON, Jérôme CHEVALIER, Yann VITUPIER
  • Patent number: 8173562
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions based on Ce-stabilized ZrO2, and single- and multi-colored blanks made from oxide ceramics, and a process for their preparation, in which oxide ceramic powder is coated with a coloring substance, the coated powders are preferably graded and at least one colored powder is filled into a compression mould, the colored powder or powders are compressed to produce a shaped body, and the compressed shaped body is sintered to produce a blank, and to the use of these blanks for the preparation of dental restorations. The compositions exhibit high fracture toughness and high flexural strength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: Ivoclar Vivadent AG
    Inventors: Wolfram Höland, Christian Ritzberger, Elke Apel, Frank Rothbrust, Jerome Chevalier, Dmitri Brodkin
  • Publication number: 20120107585
    Abstract: A composite having a coefficient of thermal expansion less than 1.3×10?6 K?1 is a sintered ceramic based on an oxide and on ?-eucryptite crystals having a ?-eucryptite content of less than 55% by weight (69% by volume).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2011
    Publication date: May 3, 2012
    Applicants: Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), THALES
    Inventors: Laurent BLANCHARD, Gilbert FANTOZZI, Aurélien PELLETANT, Helen REVERON, Jérôme CHEVALIER
  • Publication number: 20110254181
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composite ceramic material which comprises: (a) a first phase based on zirconia containing CeO2 as stabilizer, and (b) a second phase based on an aluminate. The invention also relates to a ceramic powder composition, processes for the preparation of the composite ceramic material and the ceramic powder composition as well as uses thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2011
    Publication date: October 20, 2011
    Applicant: IVOCLAR VIVADENT AG
    Inventors: Wolfram Holand, Elke Apel, Christian Ritzberger, Frank Rothbrust, Heinrich Kappert, Volker Rheinberger, Jerome Chevalier, Helen Reveron, Nicolas Courtois, Ricardo Dellagiacomo
  • Patent number: D924426
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: NOVASEP PROCESS
    Inventors: Jerome Chevalier, Stephane Neveu, Yan Schnell
  • Patent number: D924427
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: NOVASEP PROCESS
    Inventors: Jerome Chevalier, Stephane Neveu, Yan Schnell