Patents by Inventor Manuel HAMBURGER

Manuel HAMBURGER 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: 20210277266
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a formulation containing at least one organic functional material and at least three different organic solvents, selected from at least two different organic solvents A and at least one organic solvent B, wherein at least one organic solvent A has a boiling point in the range from 250 to 350° C. and a viscosity of ?15 mPas, the at least one organic solvent B has a boiling point in the range from 200 to 350° C. and a viscosity of ?10 mPas, and the solubility of the at least one organic functional material in the second organic solvent B is ?5 g/l; as well as to electroluminescent devices prepared by using these formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Gaëlle BÉALLE, Christoph LEONHARD, Hsin-Rong TSENG, Manuel HAMBURGER, Margarita WUCHERER-PLIETKER
  • 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: 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
  • 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: 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: 10879477
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cyclic amine surface modifier. In addition the present invention also relates to organic electronic devices comprising such cyclic amine surface modifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignees: MERCK PATENT GMBH, INNOVATIONLAB GMBH, TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET BRAUNSCHWEIG, MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN E.V.
    Inventors: Malte Jesper, Manuel Hamburger, Janusz Schinke, Milan Alt, Klaus Muellen
  • Patent number: 10844192
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel conjugated polymers containing oxalate side groups which can be cleaved off thermally, to monomers and processes for their preparation, to their use as semiconductors in organic electronic (OE) devices, in particular in organic photovoltaic (OPV) devices, organic photodetectors (OPDs), organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) and organic field-effect transistors (OFETs), and to OE, OPV, OPD, OLED and OFET devices containing these polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Innovation Lab GmbH
    Inventors: Marius Kuhn, Manuel Hamburger
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10629815
    Abstract: The invention relates to new conjugated semiconducting polymers containing thermally cleavable side groups. The thermally cleavable side groups are selected from among carbonate groups and carbamate groups. By thermally cleaving side groups, the solubility or the polymers can be reduced in a targeted manner. The polymers are used as semiconductors in organic electronic (OE) devices, especially in organic photovoltaic (OPV) devices, organic photodetectors (OPDs), organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), and organic field effect transistors (OFETs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignees: INNOVATIONLAB GMBH, KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE, TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET BRAUNSCHWEIG, MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN E.V.
    Inventors: Marius Kuhn, Torben Adermann, Manuel Hamburger, Klaus Muellen, Janusz Schinke, Alexander Colsmann, Stefan Hoefle, Ulrich Lemmer
  • 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: 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
  • Publication number: 20180375029
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations for the preparation of organic electronic devices (OLEDs) which comprise (A) at least one specific ester solvent containing an aromatic group and (B) 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 earth metals, lanthanides and actinides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Gaëlle BÉALLE, Christoph LEONHARD, Hsin-Rong TSENG, Irina MARTYNOVA, Aurélie LUDEMANN, Edgar KLUGE, Anja JATSCH, Manuel HAMBURGER, Li Wei TAN, Pawel MISKIEWICZ, Philip Edward MAY, Daniel WALKER
  • Patent number: 10164191
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a methoxyaryl surface modifier. In addition the present invention also relates to organic electronic devices comprising such methoxyaryl surface modifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignees: Merck Patent GmbH, InnovationLab GmbH, Technische Universitaet Braunschweig, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Wissenschaften E.V.
    Inventors: Malte Jesper, Manuel Hamburger, Janusz Schinke, Milan Alt, Klaus Muellen
  • Publication number: 20180244893
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel conjugated polymers containing oxalate side groups which can be cleaved off thermally, to monomers and processes for their preparation, to their use as semiconductors in organic electronic (OE) devices, in particular in organic photovoltaic (OPV) devices, organic photodetectors (OPDs), organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) and organic field-effect transistors (OFETs), and to OE, OPV, OPD, OLED and OFET devices containing these polymers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2016
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Applicant: InnovationLab GmbH
    Inventors: Marius Kuhn, Manuel Hamburger
  • Publication number: 20170331043
    Abstract: The invention relates to new conjugated semiconducting polymers containing thermally cleavable side groups. The thermally cleavable side groups are selected from among carbonate groups and carbamate groups, By thermally cleaving side groups, the solubility or the polymers can he reduced in a targeted manner. The polymers are used as semiconductors in organic electronic (OE) devices, especially in organic photovoltaic (OPV) devices, organic photodetectors (OPDs), organic light emitling diodes (OLEDs), and organic field effect transistors (OFETs).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2015
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Applicants: INNOVATIONLAB GMBH, KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE, TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET BRAUNSCHWEIG, MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER WISSENS CHAFTEN E.V.
    Inventors: Marius Kuhn, Torben Adermann, Manuel Hamburger, Klaus Muellen, Janusz Schinke, Alexander Colsmann, Stefan Hoefle, Ulrich Lemmer
  • Publication number: 20170062744
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cyclic amine surface modifier. In addition the present invention also relates to organic electronic devices comprising such cyclic amine surface modifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2015
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Applicants: MERCK PATENT GMBH, INNOVATIONLAB GMBH, TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET BRAUNSCHWEIG, MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER WISSENS CHAFTEN E.V.
    Inventors: Malte JESPER, Manuel HAMBURGER, Janusz SCHINKE, Milan ALT, Klaus MUELLEN
  • Publication number: 20170062722
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a methoxyaryl surface modifier. In addition the present invention also relates to organic electronic devices comprising such methoxyaryl surface modifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2015
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Applicants: Merck Patent GmbH, InnovationLab GmbH, Technische Universitaet Braunschweig, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Wissens chaften E.V.
    Inventors: Malte JESPER, Manuel HAMBURGER, Janusz SCHINKE, Milan ALT, Klaus MUELLEN