Patents by Inventor Peter Dietz

Peter Dietz 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: 20210231759
    Abstract: A gradient coil unit includes a primary coil, a secondary coil and a carrier unit. The carrier unit stabilizes the primary coil and the secondary coil, and is formed from an encapsulating material. The carrier unit may include at least two encapsulating pockets that each include a delimiting structure and a filling. A thermoset component unit includes an electronic component and a carrier unit surrounding the electronic component, and being formed from an encapsulating material. The carrier unit may include at least one encapsulating pocket that includes a delimiting structure having a first material, and a filling having a second material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Simon Bauer, Peter Dietz, Andreas Johannes Fischer, Lothar Schoen
  • Patent number: 11047939
    Abstract: A magnetic resonance device comprising a gradient coil assembly having gradient coils is described. The gradient coils are supported by at least one cylindrical coil carrier for generating gradient fields. As part of the gradient coil assembly, at least one vibration sensor is provided for measuring vibrations of the gradient coil assembly at least in a radial direction of oscillation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Peter Dietz, Annette Stein, Andreas Krug, Stefan Popescu
  • Patent number: 11041923
    Abstract: A directly coolable multifilament conductor or a magnetic coil, having at least two electric conductors and at least one cooling tube disposed between the conductors adapted to carry a fluid coolant, wherein the cooling tube is a metal conductor having a lower conductivity than the conductors surrounding the tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Stefan Stocker, Peter Dietz
  • Publication number: 20210181279
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a gradient coil unit comprising at least one first conductor structure, which is configured to generate a magnetic field gradient in a first direction, and an eddy current compensating conductor structure, which is configured to compensate for a first magnetic field. The first magnetic field is generated by a current induced in the first conductor structure as a result of activation of a conductor structure comprised by the gradient coil unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2020
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventor: Peter Dietz
  • Patent number: 10962615
    Abstract: A magnetic resonance device is disclosed including a patient receiving zone, at least one diffusion gradient coil, at least one magnet for generating a basic magnetic field, and a plurality of gradient coils for generating gradient fields overlaying the basic magnetic field. The basic magnetic field extends substantially along a first direction in the patient receiving zone and a first gradient of a first gradient field runs in the first direction and at least one further gradient of a further gradient field runs in a further direction orthogonal to the first direction. The diffusion gradient coil has at least one conductor loop running in one plane or a plurality of conductor loops each running in parallel planes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventor: Peter Dietz
  • Patent number: 10955501
    Abstract: A magnetic resonance system includes a magnet device, which is arranged in an outer housing and an inner housing located therein. A monitoring method includes determining a value of a vibration amplitude of the outer housing or an intermediate housing located between the inner housing and the outer housing at a vibration frequency; providing a transmission ratio between the vibration amplitude and the operating parameter at the vibration frequency; and determining a value of the operating parameter as a function of the determined value of the vibration amplitude by means of the transmission ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Peter Dietz, Andreas Krug, Christopher Stroehlein, Karsten Wicklow
  • Patent number: 10908241
    Abstract: The invention relates to a gradient coil unit comprising a first conductor structure arranged on a surface of a first cylinder with the first radius, a second conductor structure arranged on a surface of a second cylinder with the second radius and a third conductor structure arranged on a surface of a third cylinder with the third radius, wherein the first radius is smaller than the second radius and the second radius is smaller than the third radius.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventor: Peter Dietz
  • Publication number: 20200241093
    Abstract: A magnetic resonance device (1), having a main magnet unit (2) with a cylindrical patient aperture (3), wherein at least one radial gradient coil (9) is provided in the patient aperture (3) which generates a gradient field having, at least in regions, a radial gradient in relation to its own central axis parallel to the longitudinal axis of the patient aperture (3), the radial gradient coil (9) being embodied as a cylinder coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Peter Dietz, Andrew Dewdney
  • Publication number: 20200142015
    Abstract: A magnetic resonance system includes a magnet device, which is arranged in an outer housing and an inner housing located therein. A monitoring method includes determining a value of a vibration amplitude of the outer housing or an intermediate housing located between the inner housing and the outer housing at a vibration frequency; providing a transmission ratio between the vibration amplitude and the operating parameter at the vibration frequency; and determining a value of the operating parameter as a function of the determined value of the vibration amplitude by means of the transmission ratio.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Peter Dietz, Andreas Krug, Christopher Stroehlein, Karsten Wicklow
  • Publication number: 20200049780
    Abstract: A directly coolable multifilament conductor or a magnetic coil, having at least two electric conductors and at least one cooling tube disposed between the conductors adapted to carry a fluid coolant, wherein the cooling tube is a metal conductor having a lower conductivity than the conductors surrounding the tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Stefan Stocker, Peter Dietz
  • Publication number: 20200041589
    Abstract: A magnetic resonance device comprising a gradient coil assembly having gradient coils is described. The gradient coils are supported by at least one cylindrical coil carrier for generating gradient fields. As part of the gradient coil assembly, at least one vibration sensor is provided for measuring vibrations of the gradient coil assembly at least in a radial direction of oscillation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Peter Dietz, Annette Stein, Andreas Krug, Stefan Popescu
  • Publication number: 20200043649
    Abstract: A gradient coil having a coil body made from a cured casting compound and at least one cooler embedded in the casting compound, serving to conduct a fluid coolant, wherein the cooler and the casting compound do not adhere to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Peter Dietz, Lothar Schoen, Stefan Stocker
  • Publication number: 20200041590
    Abstract: A magnetic resonance device is disclosed including a patient receiving zone, at least one diffusion gradient coil, at least one magnet for generating a basic magnetic field, and a plurality of gradient coils for generating gradient fields overlaying the basic magnetic field. The basic magnetic field extends substantially along a first direction in the patient receiving zone and a first gradient of a first gradient field runs in the first direction and at least one further gradient of a further gradient field runs in a further direction orthogonal to the first direction. The diffusion gradient coil has at least one conductor loop running in one plane or a plurality of conductor loops each running in parallel planes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventor: Peter Dietz
  • Publication number: 20190331748
    Abstract: The invention relates to a gradient coil unit comprising a first conductor structure arranged on a surface of a first cylinder with the first radius, a second conductor structure arranged on a surface of a second cylinder with the second radius and a third conductor structure arranged on a surface of a third cylinder with the third radius, wherein the first radius is smaller than the second radius and the second radius is smaller than the third radius.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventor: Peter Dietz
  • Patent number: 10042696
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system for handling an at least supposedly partially defective electronic user terminal, wherein the electronic user terminal, after being successfully identified by a server, is automatically and irreversibly put into an irreparable state if a performed diagnosis of functionally relevant circuits of the user terminal indicates that said functionally relevant circuits are impaired in the functional capability thereof or have failed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: GBR OLIVER OECHSLE, DR. HANS-PETER DIETZ
    Inventors: Oliver Oechsle, Hans-Peter Dietz
  • Patent number: 9958959
    Abstract: A method for detecting an adjusting movement of an adjusting element located on a display area in a motor vehicle, the adjusting element serving for operating at least one function. At least part of the light emitted from the display area is used for detecting the adjusting movement of the adjusting element. This makes a reliable detection of the adjusting movement possible. A compact and robust device for carrying out the method is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Volkswagen AG
    Inventors: Jan-Peter Dietz, Jan Neumann
  • Patent number: 9638775
    Abstract: A connecting device for a magnetic system of an imaging system includes a holding element for connection of the connecting device to a power supply connection of the magnetic system, and a connecting element for connection of the connecting device to a power supply cable for operation of the magnetic system. The connecting device also includes an oscillation damping device having a spring element. The oscillation damping device is operable to dampen oscillations of the magnetic system that act on the connecting device by way of the holding element, with respect to the connecting element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Peter Dietz, Andreas Krug, Joerg Riegler
  • Publication number: 20160364014
    Abstract: A method for detecting an adjusting movement of an adjusting element located on a display area in a motor vehicle, the adjusting element serving for operating at least one function. At least part of the light emitted from the display area is used for detecting the adjusting movement of the adjusting element. This makes a reliable detection of the adjusting movement possible. A compact and robust device for carrying out the method is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2016
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Inventors: Jan-Peter DIETZ, Jan NEUMANN
  • Patent number: 9500729
    Abstract: A magnetic resonance apparatus is proposed. The magnetic resonance apparatus has a magnet unit and a housing unit surrounding the magnet unit. The housing unit has a first housing shell unit and a second housing shell unit. The second housing shell unit is arranged between the magnet unit and the first housing shell unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Peter Dietz, Bernd Maciejewski, Annette Stein
  • Patent number: 9482730
    Abstract: A magnetic resonance apparatus is proposed. The magnetic resonance apparatus has a magnet unit and a housing unit. The housing unit has a housing shell unit. The housing shell unit surrounds the magnet unit. The housing shell unit at least partly has a flexible material. Effective noise protection for operation of the magnetic resonance apparatus is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Peter Dietz, Annette Stein