Patents by Inventor Philipp Schumann

Philipp Schumann 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: 10953604
    Abstract: Apparatus for the additive production of three-dimensional objects by successive layerwise selective exposure and consequent successive layerwise selective solidification of construction material layers of a construction material that can be solidified by means of an energy beam, comprising: —an exposure device, which is configured in order to generate an energy beam for the successive layerwise selective exposure and consequent successive layerwise selective solidification of construction material layers of a construction material that can be solidified by means of the energy beam, and—a measuring device for measuring a temperature, wherein the measuring device is configured in order to measure a temperature at at least one measurement point, the measurement point being assigned to at least one three-dimensional object formed at least partially from solidified construction material or to at least one object section formed in the scope of the additive production of an object to be produced additively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH
    Inventors: Philipp Schumann, Ralf Hetzel, Tanja Traut
  • Publication number: 20210055415
    Abstract: A method for operating ultrasonic sensors of a vehicle. In the method, front ultrasonic sensors of the vehicle are used to detect wind noise at the vehicle, rear ultrasonic sensors of the vehicle are used to detect a road condition in the area of the vehicle, and lateral ultrasonic sensors of the vehicle are used to detect objects in the area of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Timo Koenig, Christian Beer, Philipp Sauer, Simon Weissenmayer, Michael Schumann
  • Patent number: 10903686
    Abstract: The invention relates to an energy transmission device (1, 10) for the contactless transmission of electric energy, comprising several transmitting coils (2, 3, 11, 12, 13, 30, 31, 32), several receiver coils (4, 5, 14, 15), and a control device (6, 16) which is designed to sequentially control a predetermined number of the transmitting coils (2, 3, 11, 12, 13, 30, 31, 32) in an energy transmission mode. The invention further relates to a corresponding energy transmission method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Schumann, Steffen Eppler
  • Publication number: 20210016513
    Abstract: An apparatus for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects may include a first detection device configured to detect a first process parameter during operation of the apparatus, and to generate a first data set comprising information relating to the first process parameter, a second detection device configured to detect a second process parameter during operation of the apparatus, and to generate a second data set comprising information relating to the second process parameter; and a data processing device configured to determine a mutual dependency between the first process parameter and the second process parameter based at least in part on the first data set and the second data set. The mutual dependency may include a possible influence or a real influence of the first process parameter on the second process parameter. The first process parameter may include a chemical parameter and/or a physical parameter of an atmosphere within a process chamber of the apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: Florian Bechmann, Tobias Bokkes, Philipp Schumann, Alexandra Popp, Marie-Christin Ebert
  • Patent number: 10836109
    Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2) by successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material (3) which can be consolidated by means of an energy beam (4), the apparatus comprising: a first detection device (15) adapted to detect at least one first process parameter (P1), particularly during operation of the apparatus (1), and to generate a first data set (DS1) comprising information relating to the detected first process parameter (P1); at least one second detection device (16) adapted to detect at least one second process parameter (P2), particularly during operation of the apparatus (1), and to generate at least one second data set (DS2) comprising information relating to the detected second process parameter (P2); a data processing device (18) adapted to link the first data set (DS1) with the at least one second data set (DS1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH
    Inventors: Florian Bechmann, Tobias Bokkes, Philipp Schumann, Alexandra Popp, Marie-Christin Ebert
  • Patent number: 10804752
    Abstract: Method for contactlessly transmitting electrical energy to a load (17) using a transmission system (1), having the steps of: converting alternating current from an alternating current source (4) into direct current using a primary rectifier (5), converting the direct current generated by the primary rectifier (5) into alternating current using a primary inverter (7), changing a primary parameter (di) at a component (38) of a primary part (2) of the transmission system, such that the electrical power consumed by a load (17) is changed as a result, contactlessly transmitting the electrical energy of the alternating current generated by the primary inverter (7) from a primary coil (9) to a secondary coil (12), converting the alternating current generated in the secondary coil (12) into direct current using a secondary rectifier (15), changing a secondary parameter at a component (16) of a secondary part (3) of the transmission system (1), such that the electrical power consumed by the load (17) is changed as a r
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Schumann, Bernhard Mader, Oliver Blum
  • Publication number: 20200269494
    Abstract: Methods of controlling and/or operating an apparatus for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects include simulating control and/or operation of at least one functionality of the apparatus using a provisional software product to check at least one pre-defined certification criterion upon which the at least one functionality of the apparatus are preconditioned, generating a machine-readable software product upon the provisional software product having satisfied the at least one pre-defined certification criterion, and controlling and/or operating the at least one functionality of the apparatus using the machine-readable software product. The software product may be generated by modifying the provisional software product based on a certification key provided to the provisional software product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Philipp Schumann, Kai Hertel, Timo Voigt
  • Publication number: 20200215758
    Abstract: Method for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (1) based on build data, in particular via successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material which can be consolidated by means of an energy source, which build data define at least one part of an object (1) to be built in the additive manufacturing process, in particular a geometrical structure of the object (1), wherein build data are generated comprising at least two sub-data sets (3, 4) relating to different geometrical parts of the object (1); at least one sub-data set (3, 4) is defined as open sub-data set (4); all sub-data sets (3) except the at least one open sub-data set (4) are locked, wherein the locked sub-data sets (3) are unchangeable and the at least one open sub-data set (4) is changeable; and at least one three-dimensional object (1) is additively manufactured based on the build data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: CONCEPT LASER GMBH
    Inventors: Philipp SCHUMANN, Timo VOIGT
  • Publication number: 20200039149
    Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material (3) which can be consolidated by means of an energy source (4), wherein a control unit (6) is provided that is adapted to receive or generate encrypted object data relating to at least one three-dimensional object (2) to be built in a, in particular additive, manufacturing process performed on the apparatus (1), wherein the or a control unit (6) is adapted to decrypt the encrypted object data for performing the additive manufacturing process
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: CONCEPT LASER GMBH
    Inventor: Philipp SCHUMANN
  • Publication number: 20200031055
    Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material (3) which can be consolidated by means of an energy source (4), wherein a determination device (7) is provided that comprises a first determination unit (8) and a second determination unit (9), wherein the first determination unit (8) is adapted to determine at least one first parameter of the object (2) during an additive manufacturing process and wherein the second determination unit (9) is adapted to determine at least one second parameter of the object (2) after the additive manufacturing process is finished, wherein the determination device (7) is adapted to compare the at least one first parameter and the at least one second parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: CONCEPT LASER GMBH
    Inventors: Philipp SCHUMANN, Wolfgang PICKL
  • Publication number: 20190358897
    Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers (3) of a build material (4) which can be consolidated by means of an energy source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: CONCEPT LASER GMBH
    Inventors: Philipp SCHUMANN, Denise HIEMANN, Marc BRÄUER, Johanna WINDFELDER, Timo VOIGT
  • Publication number: 20190319486
    Abstract: The invention relates to an energy transmission device (1, 10) for the contactless transmission of electric energy, comprising several transmitting coils (2, 3, 11, 12, 13, 30, 31, 32), several receiver coils (4, 5, 14, 15), and a control device (6, 16) which is designed to sequentially control a predetermined number of the transmitting coils (2, 3, 11, 12, 13, 30, 31, 32) in an energy transmission mode. The invention further relates to a corresponding energy transmission method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Philipp Schumann, Steffen Eppler
  • Publication number: 20190308516
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for inductively charging an electric vehicle (17), comprising a primary coil (11) for generating a main magnetic field (10) and a sensor coil system (30) for detecting electrically conductive foreign bodies, having at least one sensor coil. The sensor coils are arranged and connected relative to the primary coil (11) such that no voltages are induced by the main magnetic field (10) if interference magnetic fields generated by foreign bodies are absent in the sensor coil system (30), and a voltage is induced by the main magnetic field (10) if an interference magnetic field generated by a foreign body is present in the sensor coil system (30).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2017
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Moritz Braeuchle, Gabriel Krein, Philipp Schumann
  • Publication number: 20190260234
    Abstract: Method for contactlessly transmitting electrical energy to a load (17) using a transmission system (1), having the steps of: converting alternating current from an alternating current source (4) into direct current using a primary rectifier (5), converting the direct current generated by the primary rectifier (5) into alternating current using a primary inverter (7), changing a primary parameter (di) at a component (38) of a primary part (2) of the transmission system, such that the electrical power consumed by a load (17) is changed as a result, contactlessly transmitting the electrical energy of the alternating current generated by the primary inverter (7) from a primary coil (9) to a secondary coil (12), converting the alternating current generated in the secondary coil (12) into direct current using a secondary rectifier (15), changing a secondary parameter at a component (16) of a secondary part (3) of the transmission system (1), such that the electrical power consumed by the load (17) is changed as a r
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Philipp Schumann, Bernhard Mader, Oliver Blum
  • Patent number: 10363945
    Abstract: An apparatus configured to control a user situation awareness modification of a user of a vehicle, which includes input module configured to repeatedly receive a first event detection signal comprising information related to a detected event outside a vehicle and to repeatedly receive a first user detection signal comprising information related to a reaction or a missing reaction of a user to the detected event outside the vehicle. The apparatus further includes a processing module configured to determine a user situation awareness level based on the information related to the detected event outside the vehicle and the information related to the reaction of the user to the detected event, and to generate a control signal configured to control a user situation awareness modification module based on the determined user situation awareness level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Guangbin Huang, Olga Sourina, Yan Yang, Alexander Koenig, Josef Schumann, Ralf Decke, Cornelia Denk, Philipp Kerschbaum
  • Publication number: 20190176399
    Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing of three-dimensional objects (2) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation (8) and consolidation of layers of a build material (3) which can be consolidated by means of an energy source, comprising a determination device (13) adapted to determine at least one parameter of radiation (8) emitted from a build plane (6), wherein an optical unit (19) is provided that is adapted to guide at least a part of the radiation (8) emitted from the build plane (6) to a determination unit (14, 15) of the determination device (13) and to reduce radiation (10) emitted from at least a central part of a consolidation zone (9) of the build plane (6) in the at least one guided part of the radiation (8).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: CONCEPT LASER GMBH
    Inventors: Stephan HUNZE, Marie-Christin EBERT, Tobias BOKKES, Fabian ZEULNER, Philipp SCHUMANN, Tim KLAUßNER
  • Publication number: 20190176396
    Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material (3) which can be consolidated by means of at least one energy beam (4), which apparatus (1) comprises an irradiation device (5) with at least one beam guiding element (7) on which the energy beam (4) is partially reflected, wherein a first beam part (10) extends between the beam guiding element (7) and a build plane (18) of the apparatus (1) and a second beam part (11) is transmitted through or scattered at the beam guiding element (7), wherein a determination device (12) is provided that is adapted to determine at least one parameter of the second beam part (11).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: CONCEPT LASER GMBH
    Inventors: Tobias BOKKES, Philipp SCHUMANN, Stephan HUNZE, Tim KLAUßNER, Fabian ZEULNER, Marie-Christin EBERT
  • Publication number: 20190160756
    Abstract: Method for operating at least one apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing of three-dimensional objects (2-4) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material (5) which can be consolidated by means of an energy beam (6), wherein a communication interface (10) connected or connectable with the at least one apparatus (1) is adapted to receive at least a first data set (15-17) comprising object data from at least a first user (12-14), relating to at least one object (2-4) to be built, and at least a second data set (15-17) comprising object data from at least a second user (12-14), wherein a manufacturing process of at least two objects (2-4) is controlled dependent on the data sets (15-17) of the at least two users (12-14).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: CONCEPT LASER GMBH
    Inventor: Philipp SCHUMANN
  • Publication number: 20190160736
    Abstract: Method for operating at least one apparatus (5, 6) for additively manufacturing of three-dimensional objects (7-9) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material (10) which can be consolidated by means of an energy beam (11), wherein a communication interface (4) connected or connectable with the at least one apparatus (5, 6) is adapted to receive at least a first data set (14, 15) comprising object data from at least a first user (1, 2) of a first user group (3), relating to at least one object (7-9) to be built, and at least a second data set (16, 17) from at least one second user (18, 19) of a second user group (20).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: CONCEPT LASER GMBH
    Inventor: Philipp SCHUMANN
  • Patent number: 10232723
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for the transferring energy by induction, for a vehicle, between at least one emitter coil and at least one receiver coil of the vehicle, said at least one receiver coil being arranged at a distance from said at least one emitter coil, a field concentrator being arranged between the at least one emitter coil and the at least one receiver coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Schumann, Achim Henkel, Bernhard Mader