Patents by Inventor Luca Ramoino

Luca Ramoino 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: 20200156940
    Abstract: Ozone generating machine for generating ozone in a ship, comprising: an ozone generator (OG), a liquid cooling circuit portion, a frame, comprising a base (B) for laying on the ground, a top subframe (TSF) supporting the ozone generator (OG), and at least one pair of pillars (P) arranged between the base (B) and the top subframe (TSF), characterized in that the frame comprises: at least one pair of cross-brace beams (CB), for linking the pillars (P), a plurality of dampers (D) attached to a bottom of the base (B).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Hua Long YU, Scott Christie TAYLOR, Bruno STEINLIN, Titl SCHERRER, Luca RAMOINO
  • Publication number: 20200156941
    Abstract: Ozone generating machine (OGM) for generating ozone in a ship, comprising: an ozone generator with at least two electrodes separated by an ozonizing gap and at least a gas inlet for receiving a feed gas containing dioxygen, and a gas outlet for exhausting gas comprising ozone to an ozone circuit of the ship, a main liquid cooling circuit (CWP, CWT), with at least a cooling portion in the ozone generator, to be connected with a cooling circuit of a ship, a liquid-liquid heat exchanger (LLHEX) connected with the main liquid cooling circuit (CWP, CWT), and an electrical closed cabinet (ECB) comprising an electric current converter (ECV), characterized in that the ozone generating machine (OGM) further comprises a closed loop cooling liquid circuit (CLC) comprising a converter liquid cooling portion (CECV) arranged to cool the electric current converter (ECV) and connected with the liquid-liquid heat exchanger (LLHEX).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Bruno STEINLIN, Tito SCHERRER, Luca RAMOINO
  • Publication number: 20200115229
    Abstract: Method for producing ozone in an ozone generating machine, comprising the steps of: supplying feed gas containing dioxygen at a gas inlet (O2IN) of an ozone generator (OzG), at a given feed gas flow and feed gas pressure, supplying an alternating electric current so as to create electric discharges to generate a given amount of ozone at a gas outlet (O3OUT) of the ozone generator (OzG), adjusting electric current power and at least one of a plurality of process parameters comprising, characterized in that the method comprises, during ozone production, the steps of: monitoring electric power and said at least one parameter of the plurality of process parameters, adjusting the feed gas pressure in response to the adjustment of the electric current power and said at least one process parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Sieghard SEYRLING, Marco TREMBLAY, Luca RAMOINO
  • Publication number: 20200117157
    Abstract: Method for controlling an ozone generating machine (OGM) comprising the steps of: wherein each base setting file (BSF) is dedicated to a type of ozone generating machine (OGM), retrieving and reading a dedicated base setting file (BSF) corresponding to the type of the ozone generating machine (OGM) indicated by a identification code (ID), encoding and writing a system configuration file (Sysconf) based on the dedicated base setting file (BSF), comprising at least a set of sensor coefficients (SK) and a set of actuator coefficients (AK), producing ozone with the ozone generating machine (OGM), said step comprising at least a step of correcting the at least one sensor signal (SSI) with at least one sensor coefficient (SK) or actuating the at least one actuator (ACT) with the at least one actuator control signal (ACS) corrected by at least one actuator coefficient (AK).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Martin BERCHTOLD, Tito SCHERRER, Luca RAMOINO
  • Patent number: 10308509
    Abstract: A continuous ozone generator includes: at least two electrodes with a dielectric medium placed therebetween, the electrodes defining discharge gaps; an input end for circulating an oxygen-loaded gas to an output end; at least one electrode being made up of at least two segments, placed one behind the other in the direction of the flow of the gas; elements for cooling the electrodes, and elements for supplying electrical current to establish voltage between the electrodes and cause discharges within the gaps where the gas flows. The segments of the electrode are divided into at least two electrically separate groups, and the electrical current supply elements include at least two separate electrical supply stages, respectively corresponding to each segment group, thus ensuring that power is provided by each stage while taking into consideration the local ozone concentration, while power supply optimization elements are provided to, respectively, control each electrical supply stage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: DEGREMONT TECHNOLOGIES AG
    Inventors: Luca Ramoino, Sieghard Seyrling, Marco Muller
  • Publication number: 20160251220
    Abstract: A continuous ozone generator includes: at least two electrodes with a dielectric medium placed therebetween, the electrodes defining discharge gaps; an input end for circulating an oxygen-loaded gas to an output end; at least one electrode being made up of at least two segments, placed one behind the other in the direction of the flow of the gas; elements for cooling the electrodes, and elements for supplying electrical current to establish voltage between the electrodes and cause discharges within the gaps where the gas flows. The segments of the electrode are divided into at least two electrically separate groups, and the electrical current supply elements include at least two separate electrical supply stages, respectively corresponding to each segment group, thus ensuring that power is provided by each stage while taking into consideration the local ozone concentration, while power supply optimization elements are provided to, respectively, control each electrical supply stage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2014
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    Applicant: DEGREMONT TECHNOLOGIES AG
    Inventors: Luca RAMOINO, Sieghard SEYRLING, Marco MULLER
  • Patent number: 6947311
    Abstract: This invention relates to the controlled two-dimensional structural transition of a dipole monolayer at a metal, semi-conducting or insulating interface. The dipole monolayer consists of objects/molecules with a permanent electric dipole moment. A transition between the structures of the molecular layer can be performed locally and reversibly by applying an electrical field and the structures/patterns can be reversibly switched many times between two different structures/states. Both of the two structures, the ordered and the disordered structures, are intrinsically stable without the presence of the switching electrical field. This controlled switch of the local layer structure can be used to change layer properties (i.e., mechanical, electrical, optical properties). The controlled reversible modifications of the dipole monolayer structures are usable as bit assignments in data storage applications for example.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2005
    Assignee: University of Basel
    Inventors: Simon Berner, Silvia Schintke, Luca Ramoino, Michael de Wild, Thomas A. Jung
  • Publication number: 20050002222
    Abstract: This invention relates to the controlled two-dimensional structural transition of a dipole monolayer at a metal, semi-conducting or insulating interface. The dipole monolayer consists of objects/molecules with a permanent electric dipole moment. A transition between the structures of the molecular layer can be performed locally and reversibly by applying an electrical field and the structures/patterns can be reversibly switched many times between two different structures/states. Both of the two structures, the ordered and the disordered structures, are intrinsically stable without the presence of the switching electrical field. This controlled switch of the local layer structure can be used to change layer properties (i.e., mechanical, electrical, optical properties). The controlled reversible modifications of the dipole monolayer structures are usable as bit assignments in data storage applications for example.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2004
    Publication date: January 6, 2005
    Applicant: University of Basel
    Inventors: Simon Berner, Silvia Schintke, Luca Ramoino, Michael de Wild, Thomas Jung