Patents by Inventor Ludwig Hofbauer

Ludwig Hofbauer 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: 12040317
    Abstract: An optoelectronic device comprises a plurality of optoelectronic light sources being arranged on a first layer, in particular an intermediate layer being arranged between a cover layer and a carrier layer. The first layer comprises or consists of an at least partially transparent material and each optoelectronic light source of the plurality of optoelectronic light sources comprises an individual light converter for converting light emitted by the associated light source into converted light. The light converter of each optoelectronic light source is arranged on the first layer and/or the associated optoelectronic light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2024
    Assignee: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH
    Inventors: Michael Brandl, Andreas Dobner, Matthias Goldbach, Sebastian Wittmann, Uli Hiller, Markus Klein, Thomas Schwarz, Andreas Waldschik, Michael Wittmann, Matthias Bruckschloegl, Stefan Groetsch, Rainer Huber, Peter Brick, Ludwig Hofbauer
  • Publication number: 20230006118
    Abstract: In an embodiment an optoelectronic device includes a carrier and a plurality of semiconductor chips fastened on the carrier by a connector, wherein each semiconductor chip has at least one contact pad on a main surface facing away from the carrier, wherein each contact pad is contacted electrically by an interconnecting track, and wherein the interconnecting track is guided over an edge of the main surface of the semiconductor chip onto the carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: Hermann Nuss, Andreas Dobner, Bjoern Hoxhold, Andreas Waldschik, Erwin Beer, Bernd Boehm, Ludwig Hofbauer, Stefan Merl, Stefan Rass, Matthias Stark
  • Publication number: 20220310893
    Abstract: Optoelectronic arrangement is proposed for use in a transparent glazing element of a vehicle, for example. The arrangement comprises at least one substantially transparent carrier layer, at least one conductor layer comprising conductor paths provided on at least one side of said carrier layer, at least one light emitting element arranged on the carrier layer and electrically coupled to conductor paths on said conductor layer and at least one proximity and/or touch sensor arranged on at least one of said carrier layers, the arrangement further being couplable to a control module for controlling the operation of said at least one light emitting element in response to information from said at least one proximity and/or touch sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Inventors: Ulrich FREI, Ludwig HOFBAUER, Michael BRANDL, Rainer HUBER, Sebastian WITTMANN, Peter BRICK, Ulrich STREPPEL
  • Publication number: 20220289028
    Abstract: An optoelectronic apparatus comprises a transparent first cover, at least layer two carriers mounted on the first cover, wherein a plurality of optoelectronic elements configured to emit light are attached to each of the at least two carriers, and a second cover mounted on the at least two carriers, wherein the second cover has at least partially a lower optical transmittance than the first cover and/or the at least two carriers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: Ludwig HOFBAUER, Armin WETTERER, Michael WITTMANN, Hanna SCHULZ, Sebastian WITTMANN, Andreas DOBNER, Ulrich FREI, Matthias GOLDBACH
  • Publication number: 20220238497
    Abstract: An optoelectronic device, in particular an at least semi-transparent pane for example for a vehicle, comprises: a cover layer, a carrier layer, an intermediate layer between the cover layer and the carrier layer, wherein at least one and preferably a plurality of optoelectronic light sources, in particular ?LEDS, is arranged on at least one surface of the intermediate layer and/or is at least partially embedded in the intermediate layer, wherein the intermediate layer is adapted such that light emitted by the optoelectronic light sources at least partially spreads in and along the intermediate layer and exits the intermediate layer within and/or at a pre-set distance to the respective optoelectronic light source in a direction through the cover layer and/or through the carrier layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Inventors: Michael BRANDL, Andreas DOBNER, Matthias GOLDBACH, Sebastian WITTMANN, Uli HILLER, Markus KLEIN, Thomas SCHWARZ, Andreas WALDSCHIK, Michael WITTMANN, Matthias BRUCKSCHLOEGL, Stefan GROETSCH, Rainer HUBER, Peter BRICK, Ludwig HOFBAUER
  • Publication number: 20220227230
    Abstract: An optoelectronic device comprises a plurality of layer segments, in particular intermediate layer segments, arranged between a cover layer and a carrier layer. At least one optoelectronic component is arranged on at least one of the plurality of layer segments and a first and a second layer segment of the plurality of the layer segments are overlapping each other along a first direction each forming a respective boundary region. The first layer segment comprises at least one first contact pad and the second layer segment comprises at least one second contact pad, wherein the at least one first and second contact pad are arranged in the respective boundary region facing each other and being mechanically and electrically connected. The at least one first and second contact pad each comprises a plurality of nanowires which are at least partially made of conductive material such as for example copper, gold, or nickel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Inventors: Matthias GOLDBACH, Stefan GROETSCH, Ludwig HOFBAUER, Sebastian WITTMANN, Robert REGENSBURGER, Thomas SCHWARZ, Michael BRANDL, Andreas DOBNER, Sebastian STIGLER
  • Publication number: 20220167334
    Abstract: An optoelectronic device comprises a plurality of optoelectronic light sources being arranged on a first layer, in particular an intermediate layer being arranged between a cover layer and a carrier layer. The first layer comprises or consists of an at least partially transparent material and each optoelectronic light source of the plurality of optoelectronic light sources comprises an individual light converter for converting light emitted by the associated light source into converted light. The light converter of each optoelectronic light source is arranged on the first layer and/or the associated optoelectronic light source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2021
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Michael Brandl, Andreas Dobner, Matthias Goldbach, Sebastian Wittmann, Uli Hiller, Markus Klein, Thomas Schwarz, Andreas Waldschik, Michael Wittmann, Matthias Bruckschloegl, Stefan Groetsch, Rainer Huber, Peter Brick, Ludwig Hofbauer
  • Publication number: 20220149019
    Abstract: An optoelectronic device comprises a layer stack, which includes a carrier layer, a cover layer, and a first layer. The first layer is in particular an intermediate layer, arranged between the cover layer and the carrier layer. At least one electronic or optoelectronic element, in particular an optoelectronic light source, is arranged on the first layer and at least one layer of the layer stack and preferably all layers of the layer stack are at least partially transparent. The layer stack comprises at least one layer which comprises particles with a high thermal conductivity and/or at least one thermally conductive layer which is arranged between two adjacent layers of the layer stack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Michael Brandl, Andreas Dobner, Matthias Goldbach, Sebastian Wittmann, Uli Hiller, Markus Klein, Thomas Schwarz, Andreas Waldschik, Michael Wittmann, Matthias Bruckschloegl, Stefan Groetsch, Rainer Huber, Peter Brick, Ludwig Hofbauer