Patents by Inventor Martin Franke

Martin Franke 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: 11564310
    Abstract: The invention relates to a circuit arrangement, comprising at least one wiring carrier plate (1), characterized by at least one separating element (2) formed in the wiring carrier plate (1), which separating element divides the wiring carrier plate (1) into sections separated by the separating element (2), wherein the transfer of vibrations from one section to another section is at least partially decoupled and/or damped by the separating element (2). The invention further relates to a converter having such a circuit arrangement, and to an aircraft having a converter. The converter can comprise capacitor stacks (3) arranged on the wiring carrier plate (1), and power semiconductors (6).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd & Co KG
    Inventors: Rene Blank, Martin Franke, Peter Frühauf, Matthias Heimann, Nora Jeske, Rüdiger Knofe, Bernd Müller, Stefan Nerreter, Jörg Strogies, Klaus Wilke, Ulrich Wittreich
  • Publication number: 20220185958
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a tissue-adhesive multi-arm polymer comprising a core from which polymeric arms extent, which polymeric arms are substituted with a hydroxyl-substituted aromatic group based on compounds such as dopamine, L-DOPA, D-DOPA, tyramine, noradrenaline and/or serotonin. In addition, the invention is directed to a caprolactam blocked hydroxyl-substituted aromatic compound, suitable for the preparation of the tissue-adhesive multi-arm polymer and to the method for the preparation of the tissue-adhesive multi-arm polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventor: Martin Franke Tooren
  • Patent number: 11289425
    Abstract: Various embodiments include a semiconductor component comprising: a first carrier part; a second carrier part arranged opposite the first carrier part; a semiconductor element arranged between the first carrier part and the second carrier part; a contact surface arranged on one of the parts; a contact sleeve arranged on one of the carrier parts opposite the contact surface; and a contact pin with, at one axial end, an end face providing an electrical contact connection of the contact surface and, in a region averted from said axial end, a connection region for the connection of the contact pin with the contact sleeve by means of press fitting. At least one of the first carrier part or the second carrier part comprises a printed conductor connected to the contact surface and/or to the contact sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Rene Blank, Martin Franke, Peter Frühauf, Rüdiger Knofe, Bernd Müller, Stefan Nerreter, Jörg Strogies, Klaus Wilke
  • Publication number: 20220072206
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a multilayered drug eluting biodegradable foam comprising at least two layers, wherein each layer independently comprises a polymer and wherein at least one of said layers is a drug-comprising layer, which comprises at least one drug that is mixed with the polymer in said drug-comprising layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Inventors: Martin Franke Tooren, Romke Stephan Rudolf Ribbels, Konstantin Igorovitch Denisov
  • Patent number: 11212918
    Abstract: Various embodiments include an electrical assembly with: an electronic switching element electrically contacted on an underside and arranged on a flexible first wiring support; wherein the electronic switching element is electrically contacted on an upper side lying opposite the lower side; and a second wiring support arranged lying opposite the first wiring support on the upper side electrical contacting area of the electronic switching element. The first wiring support and the second wiring support each comprise a permanently elastic, electrically insulating, thermally conductive material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Rene Blank, Martin Franke, Peter Frühauf, Rüdiger Knofe, Bernd Müller, Stefan Nerreter, Jörg Strogies, Klaus Wilke
  • Patent number: 11160900
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a biodegradable tissue-adhesive device for sealing tissue, said device comprising a tissue-adhesive layer which comprises a blend of a tissue-reactive polymer and a biodegradable carrier polyurethane according to the formula of A-B-C-Bn, wherein A denotes a polyol, B denotes a diisocyanate moiety, C denotes a diol component and n denotes the number of recurring units, and wherein the B-C-B segment is bioresorbable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Polyganics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Martin Franke Tooren, Justin Van Der Veen, Dirk Erik Muller, Don Theo Hertsig, Harmen Hendrikus de Vries, Romke Stephan Rudolf Ribbels
  • Patent number: 11129920
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a biodegradable tissue-adhesive polyurethane polymer comprising at least one amorphous segment and at least one polyurethane segment, wherein at least one of said polyurethane segment comprises a tissue-reactive functional group. A further aspect of the invention is directed to biodegradable tissue-adhesive medical devices, based on the polyurethane polymer, having the structure of a sheet, foam, stent, tube or gel. The polyurethane polymer and the device can be used in medical application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Polygames IP B.V.
    Inventors: Martin Franke Tooren, Dirk Erik Muller, Justin Van Der Veen
  • Publication number: 20210213158
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a tissue-adhesive polymer blend comprising a bioresorbable carrier polymer and a bioresorbable synthetic tissue-reactive polymer as well as to a tissue-adhesive device for sealing dura mater comprising said tissue-adhesive polymer blend.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2021
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Inventors: Leendert Willem Schwab, Konstantin Igorovitch Denisov, Martin Franke Tooren, Theodorus Petrus Cornelis Van Doormaal
  • Publication number: 20210161002
    Abstract: The invention relates to a circuit arrangement, comprising at least one wiring carrier plate (1), characterized by at least one separating element (2) formed in the wiring carrier plate (1), which separating element divides the wiring carrier plate (1) into sections separated by the separating element (2), wherein the transfer of vibrations from one section to another section is at least partially decoupled and/or damped by the separating element (2). The invention further relates to a converter having such a circuit arrangement, and to an aircraft having a converter. The converter can comprise capacitor stacks (3) arranged on the wiring carrier plate (1), and power semiconductors (6).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Rene Blank, Martin Franke, Peter Frühauf, Matthias Heimann, Nora Jeske, Rüdiger Knofe, Bernd Müller, Stefan Nerreter, Jörg Strogies, Klaus Wilke, Ulrich Wittreich
  • Publication number: 20210021179
    Abstract: A circuit arrangement is disclosed herein. The circuit arrangement includes a circuit carrier board, a power semiconductor arranged on the underside of the circuit carrier board, and a wiring carrier board arranged underneath the power semiconductor. The circuit arrangement further includes a metallic first spacer element arranged between the circuit carrier board and the wiring carrier board and via which an electric load current from the power semiconductor flows, wherein the first spacer element acts as a shunt through which current flows. The circuit arrangement further includes a voltage measuring unit, by which a voltage drop across the first spacer element, produced by the load current flow, may be determined. A converter having such a circuit arrangement, an aircraft having a converter, and a method for current measurement in power semiconductors are likewise specified.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: Rene Blank, Martin Franke, Peter Frühauf, Matthias Heimann, Nora Jeske, Rüdiger Knofe, Bernd Müller, Stefan Nerreter, Jörg Strogies, Klaus Wilke, Ulrich Wittreich
  • Publication number: 20200282103
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a multi-arm tissue-adhesive polymer wherein at least six or more arms each comprise a reactive functional group that can form a urethane or a urea bond with an amine group present in tissue, as well as to the use thereof for sealing or closing of tissue and use in a medical treatment of a human or animal body. In a further aspect, the invention is directed to a method for the preparation of said multi-arm tissue-adhesive polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2018
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Martin Franke Tooren, Justin Van Der Veen, Dirk Erik Muller
  • Publication number: 20200261615
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a biodegradable tissue-adhesive device for sealing tissue, said device comprising a tissue-adhesive layer which comprises a blend of a tissue-reactive polymer and a biodegradable carrier polyurethane according to the formula of ?A-B-C-B?n, wherein A denotes a polyol, B denotes a diisocyanate moiety, C denotes a diol component and n denotes the number of recurring units, and wherein the B-C-B segment is bioresorbable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2018
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Martin Franke Tooren, Justin Van Der Veen, Dirk Erik Muller, Don Theo Hertsig, Harmen Hendrikus de Vries, Romke Stephan Rudolf Ribbels
  • Publication number: 20200254137
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a biodegradable tissue-adhesive polyurethane polymer comprising at least one amorphous segment and at least one polyurethane segment, wherein at least one of said polyurethane segment comprises a tissue-reactive functional group. A further aspect of the invention is directed to biodegradable tissue-adhesive medical devices, based on the polyurethane polymer, having the structure of a sheet, foam, stent, tube or gel. The polyurethane polymer and the device can be used in medical application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicants: Polyganics IP B.V., Polyganics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Martin Franke Tooren, Dirk Erik Muller, Justin Van Der Veen
  • Publication number: 20200170111
    Abstract: Various embodiments include an electrical assembly comprising: an electronic switching element electrically contacted on an underside and arranged on a flexible first wiring support; wherein the electronic switching element is electrically contacted on an upper side lying opposite the lower side; and a second wiring support arranged lying opposite the first wiring support on the upper side electrical contacting area of the electronic switching element. The first wiring support and the second wiring support each comprise a permanently elastic, electrically insulating, thermally conductive material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Rene Blank, Martin Franke, Peter Frühauf, Rüdiger Knofe, Bernd Müller, Stefan Nerreter, Jörg Strogies, Klaus Wilke
  • Publication number: 20200161246
    Abstract: Various embodiments include a semiconductor component comprising: a first carrier part; a second carrier part arranged opposite the first carrier part; a semiconductor element arranged between the first carrier part and the second carrier part; a contact surface arranged on one of the parts; a contact sleeve arranged on one of the carrier parts opposite the contact surface; and a contact pin with, at one axial end, an end face providing an electrical contact connection of the contact surface and, in a region averted from said axial end, a connection region for the connection of the contact pin with the contact sleeve by means of press fitting. At least one of the first carrier part or the second carrier part comprises a printed conductor connected to the contact surface and/or to the contact sleeve.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Rene Blank, Martin Franke, Peter Frühauf, Rüdiger Knofe, Bernd Müller, Stefan Nerreter, Jörg Strogies, Klaus Wilke
  • Publication number: 20200152532
    Abstract: Various embodiments include an electronic assembly comprising: a first substrate; a second substrate; and a component located between the first substrate and the second substrate. The component is in contact with the first substrate and the second substrate. A gap between the first substrate and the component is bridged with an auxiliary joining material. The first substrate defines a through-hole opening into the gap and sealed by the auxiliary joining material. The first substrate and the second substrate define a cavity closed against the environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Rene Blank, Martin Franke, Peter Frühauf, Rüdiger Knofe, Bernd Müller, Stefan Nerreter, Jörg Strogies, Klaus Wilke
  • Publication number: 20200122450
    Abstract: A tolerance compensation element is for circuit configurations having a DCB (direct copper bonded) substrate and a PCB (printed circuit board). A circuit configuration further includes the tolerance compensation element. A tolerance compensation element is positioned in a targeted manner between the DCB substrate and PCB in a gap A for the contact-connection of components on the DCB substrate via additive manufacturing and is formed so as to close the gap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Rene BLANK, Martin FRANKE, Peter FRUEHAUF, Ruediger KNOFE, Bernd MUELLER, Stefan NERRETER, Joerg STROGIES, Klaus WILKE
  • Patent number: 10582642
    Abstract: Examples include cooling members for electronic components and/or methods for producing cooling members. The members may include: an assembly side for an electronic component and an upper side opposite the assembly side; at least one cooling chimney extending through the cooling member away from the assembly side which leads to an outlet opening in the upper side of the cooling member; and a number of cooling channels. The cooling channels may have a smaller cross-section than a cross-section of the cooling chimney which lead from inlet openings in the upper side of the cooling member to the cooling chimney.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Martin Franke, Peter Frühauf, Rüdiger Knofe, Bernd Müller, Stefan Nerreter, Michael Niedermayer, Ulrich Wittreich, Manfred Zäske
  • Publication number: 20190307915
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a tissue-adhesive polymer blend comprising a bioresorbable carrier polymer and a bioresorbable synthetic tissue-reactive polymer as well as to a tissue-adhesive device for sealing dura mater comprising said tissue-adhesive polymer blend.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Leendert Willem Schwab, Konstantin Igorovitch Denisov, Martin Franke Tooren, Theodorus Petrus Cornelis Van Doormaal
  • Publication number: 20190231935
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a multilayered drug eluting biodegradable foam comprising at least two layers, wherein each layer independently comprises a polymer and wherein at least one of said layers is a drug-comprising layer, which comprises at least one drug that is mixed with the polymer in said drug-comprising layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Martin Franke Tooren, Romke Stephan Rudolf Ribbels, Konstantin Igorovitch Denisov