Patents by Inventor Philipp Schwamb

Philipp Schwamb 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: 11183666
    Abstract: The invention relates to an optoelectronic semiconductor component (10) comprising a substrate (1), a first insulator layer (2), and a second insulator layer (3). Furthermore, the semiconductor component (10) comprises an organic semiconductor layer sequence (4) having an active area (4a) which, during operation, generates or receives light, a first electrode (5) and a second electrode (6), and encapsulation (7) which covers the organic semiconductor layer sequence (4) and the first insulator layer (2) completely and covers the second insulator layer (3) and the first electrode (5) or the second electrode (6) partially. Here, the first electrode (5) is arranged between the organic semiconductor layer sequence (4) and the first insulator layer (2), and the second electrode (6) is arranged on the organic semiconductor layer sequence (4), wherein the first electrode (5) and/or the second electrode (6) is/are at least partly arranged on the second insulator layer (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: PICTIVA DISPLAYS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
    Inventor: Philipp Schwamb
  • Publication number: 20200203659
    Abstract: The invention relates to an optoelectronic semiconductor component (10) comprising a substrate (1), a first insulator layer (2), and a second insulator layer (3). Furthermore, the semiconductor component (10) comprises an organic semiconductor layer sequence (4) having an active area (4a) which, during operation, generates or receives light, a first electrode (5) and a second electrode (6), and encapsulation (7) which covers the organic semiconductor layer sequence (4) and the first insulator layer (2) completely and covers the second insulator layer (3) and the first electrode (5) or the second electrode (6) partially. Here, the first electrode (5) is arranged between the organic semiconductor layer sequence (4) and the first insulator layer (2), and the second electrode (6) is arranged on the organic semiconductor layer sequence (4), wherein the first electrode (5) and/or the second electrode (6) is/are at least partly arranged on the second insulator layer (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventor: Philipp SCHWAMB
  • Patent number: 10593907
    Abstract: The invention relates to an optoelectronic semiconductor component (10) comprising a substrate (1), a first insulator layer (2), and a second insulator layer (3). Furthermore, the semiconductor component (10) comprises an organic semiconductor layer sequence (4) having an active area (4a) which, during operation, generates or receives light, a first electrode (5) and a second electrode (6), and encapsulation (7) which covers the organic semiconductor layer sequence (4) and the first insulator layer (2) completely and covers the second insulator layer (3) and the first electrode (5) or the second electrode (6) partially. Here, the first electrode (5) is arranged between the organic semiconductor layer sequence (4) and the first insulator layer (2), and the second electrode (6) is arranged on the organic semiconductor layer sequence (4), wherein the first electrode (5) and/or the second electrode (6) is/are at least partly arranged on the second insulator layer (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventor: Philipp Schwamb
  • Patent number: 10529955
    Abstract: A method for producing an organic electronic device is disclosed. In an embodiment the method includes applying an organic material to a substrate to form at least one organic functional layer, applying a patterned electrode material to the at least one organic functional layer by a first mask, and removing the organic material from regions which are free of the electrode material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Richard Baisl, Philipp Schwamb, Simon Schicktanz, Johannes Rosenberger
  • Patent number: 10454057
    Abstract: An optoelectronic component is provided with a carrier; a zinc oxide layer arranged on the carrier and having the first and second regions, wherein the first region is a first electrode structure which is doped with aluminum so that the first region is transparent and electrically conductive; an organic optically functional layer structure arranged at least partially over the first electrode structure; and a second electrode structure arranged at least partially over the organic optically functional layer structure. The first and second electrode structures electrically contact the organic optically functional layer structure. The zinc oxide layer has a lower doping in the second region than the first electrode structure. The zinc oxide layer is configured in the second region as a varistor layer structure, which is arranged between the first and second electrode structures and contacts the two electrode structures. The varistor layer structure adjoins the optically transparent first region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Michael Popp, Philipp Schwamb, Richard Baisl, Johannes Rosenberger
  • Patent number: 10367168
    Abstract: An organic optoelectronic component is disclosed. In an embodiment, an organic optoelectronic component includes an organic layer sequence having an active layer for emitting or absorbing electromagnetic radiation, a thin-film encapsulation on the organic layer sequence, an absorption layer on the organic layer sequence, the absorption layer configured to absorb and store a substance which is harmful to the organic layer sequence and a transport layer directly adjacent to the absorption layer, the transport layer configured to transport the harmful substance, wherein the transport layer has a greater diffusion coefficient and/or a higher transmission rate for the harmful substance than the absorption layer, and wherein the absorption layer has a higher storage capacity for the harmful substance than the transport layer so that the harmful substance, upon contact with the transport layer, is distributed within the transport layer and is subsequently absorbed by the absorption layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Schwamb, Simon Schicktanz
  • Patent number: 10181586
    Abstract: The invention relates to an organic light-emitting component which has an organic functional layer stack (3) having at least one light-emitting layer, which is designed to generate light during operation of the component, a transparent first electrode (2) and a transparent second electrode (4), which are designed to inject charge carriers into the organic functional layer stack (3) during operation, and a heat distribution layer (9), which is applied over the electrodes (2, 4) and the organic functional layer stack (3) and which has at least one plastic layer (10) and a highly heat conductive layer (11), wherein the heat distribution layer (9) has at least one transparent sub-region (91) and at least one non-transparent sub-region (92).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Simon Schicktanz, Philipp Schwamb
  • Publication number: 20180342701
    Abstract: An organic optoelectronic component is disclosed. In an embodiment, an organic optoelectronic component includes an organic layer sequence having an active layer for emitting or absorbing electromagnetic radiation, a thin-film encapsulation on the organic layer sequence, an absorption layer on the organic layer sequence, the absorption layer configured to absorb and store a substance which is harmful to the organic layer sequence and a transport layer directly adjacent to the absorption layer, the transport layer configured to transport the harmful substance, wherein the transport layer has a greater diffusion coefficient and/or a higher transmission rate for the harmful substance than the absorption layer, and wherein the absorption layer has a higher storage capacity for the harmful substance than the transport layer so that the harmful substance, upon contact with the transport layer, is distributed within the transport layer and is subsequently absorbed by the absorption layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventors: Philipp Schwamb, Simon Schicktanz
  • Publication number: 20180301659
    Abstract: The invention relates to an optoelectronic semiconductor component (10) comprising a substrate (1), a first insulator layer (2), and a second insulator layer (3). Furthermore, the semiconductor component (10) comprises an organic semiconductor layer sequence (4) having an active area (4a) which, during operation, generates or receives light, a first electrode (5) and a second electrode (6), and encapsulation (7) which covers the organic semiconductor layer sequence (4) and the first insulator layer (2) completely and covers the second insulator layer (3) and the first electrode (5) or the second electrode (6) partially. Here, the first electrode (5) is arranged between the organic semiconductor layer sequence (4) and the first insulator layer (2), and the second electrode (6) is arranged on the organic semiconductor layer sequence (4), wherein the first electrode (5) and/or the second electrode (6) is/are at least partly arranged on the second insulator layer (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Inventor: Philipp SCHWAMB
  • Publication number: 20180205041
    Abstract: A method for producing an organic electronic device is disclosed. In an embodiment the method includes applying an organic material to a substrate to form at least one organic functional layer, applying a patterned electrode material to the at least one organic functional layer by a first mask, and removing the organic material from regions which are free of the electrode material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Richard Baisl, Philipp Schwamb, Simon Schicktanz, Johannes Rosenberger
  • Patent number: 10014488
    Abstract: An optoelectronic component may include a carrier, above which a first electrode is formed. An optically functional layer structure is formed above the first electrode. A second electrode is formed above the optically functional layer structure, the second electrode extending areally over at least one part of the side of the optically functional layer structure which faces away from the carrier. An encapsulation is formed above the first and/or second electrode, the encapsulation encapsulating the optically functional layer structure. An electrically conductive contact structure is arranged in a cutout of the encapsulation on the first and/or second electrode and extends through the encapsulation, for electrically contacting the first and/or second electrode. The contact structure and the encapsulation are formed such that in interaction they encapsulate the first and/or second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventor: Philipp Schwamb
  • Patent number: 9978817
    Abstract: An optoelectronic component and a method to operate the optoelectronic component are disclosed. In an embodiment the optoelectronic component includes an organic light-emitting diode configured to emit radiation through a main emission surface and a liquid crystal element configured to adjust a color location of the radiation, wherein the liquid crystal element is switchable into a first state and into a second state, wherein the liquid crystal element in the first state is suitable for selectively reflecting light of a first wavelength range and in the second state is transparent, and wherein the liquid crystal element is arranged on a rear side of the organic light-emitting diode facing the main emission surface so that light of the first wavelength range that is emitted towards the rear side is at least partially reflected in a direction of the main emission surface in the first state of the liquid crystal element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Karsten Diekmann, Philipp Schwamb
  • Publication number: 20180062115
    Abstract: A method for producing a light-emitting device and light-emitting device are disclosed. In an embodiment the method includes providing a carrier layer comprising a substrate, applying a first electrode layer, applying a layer sequence for generating light, applying a second electrode layer and structuring at least one layer for varying an optical thickness in a first region of the light-emitting device differently from the layer in a second region of the light-emitting device, wherein the second region is laterally arranged relative to the first region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2016
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Michael Popp, Ulrich Niedermeier, Andreas Rausch, Nina Riegel, Philipp Schwamb, Benjamin Claus Höflinger
  • Publication number: 20180047932
    Abstract: An optoelectronic component is provided with a carrier; a zinc oxide layer arranged on the carrier and having the first and second regions, wherein the first region is a first electrode structure which is doped with aluminum so that the first region is transparent and electrically conductive; an organic optically functional layer structure arranged at least partially over the first electrode structure; and a second electrode structure arranged at least partially over the organic optically functional layer structure. The first and second electrode structures electrically contact the organic optically functional layer structure. The zinc oxide layer has a lower doping in the second region than the first electrode structure. The zinc oxide layer is configured in the second region as a varistor layer structure, which is arranged between the first and second electrode structures and contacts the two electrode structures. The varistor layer structure adjoins the optically transparent first region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Inventors: Michael Popp, Philipp Schwamb, Richard Baisl, Johannes Rosenberger
  • Patent number: 9888576
    Abstract: Various embodiments may relate to a method for working an apparatus having at least one electrical layer structure. The electrical layer structure includes a dielectric layer in physical contact with an electrically conductive layer and the electrical layer structure has a first electrical conductivity. The method may include forming an electrical connection to the dielectric layer of the electrical layer structure, and forming an electrical voltage profile at the electrical connection in such a way that a second electrical conductivity is formed; wherein the second electrical conductivity is greater than the first electrical conductivity. The electrical layer structure has the second electrical conductivity after the reduction of the electrical voltage profile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Erwin Lang, Philipp Schwamb
  • Publication number: 20180006262
    Abstract: The invention relates to an organic light-emitting component which has an organic functional layer stack (3) having at least one light-emitting layer, which is designed to generate light during operation of the component, a transparent first electrode (2) and a transparent second electrode (4), which are designed to inject charge carriers into the organic functional layer stack (3) during operation, and a heat distribution layer (9), which is applied over the electrodes (2, 4) and the organic functional layer stack (3) and which has at least one plastic layer (10) and a highly heat conductive layer (11), wherein the heat distribution layer (9) has at least one transparent sub-region (91) and at least one non-transparent sub-region (92).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Simon SCHICKTANZ, Philipp SCHWAMB
  • Publication number: 20170317310
    Abstract: An optoelectronic assembly including an optically active region configured for emitting and/or absorbing light, and an optically inactive region configured for component-external contacting of the optically active region is provided. The optically inactive region includes a dielectric structure and a first electrode on or above a substrate, an organic functional layer structure on the first electrode in physical contact with the first electrode and the dielectric structure, and a second electrode in physical contact with the organic functional layer structure and above the dielectric structure, wherein the organic functional layer structure at least partly overlaps the dielectric structure in such a way that the part of the second electrode above the dielectric structure is free of a physical contact of the second electrode with the dielectric structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Applicant: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Schwamb, Erwin Lang, Arne Fleissner
  • Patent number: 9786868
    Abstract: Various embodiments may relate to an electronic structure, including at least one organic layer, at least one metal growth layer grown onto the organic layer, and at least one metal layer grown on the metal growth layer. The at least one metal growth layer contains germanium. Various embodiments further relate to a method for producing the electronic structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Osram OLED GmBH
    Inventors: Erwin Lang, Philipp Schwamb, David Hartmann, Guenter Schmid, Florian Eder, Sabine Szyszkowski, Wiebke Sarfert
  • Patent number: 9741965
    Abstract: Various embodiments may relate to a method for processing an electronic component. The method includes applying a planar structure provided with predetermined separation locations to the electronic component, and removing a part of the applied planar structure, wherein removing includes separating the planar structure at the predetermined separation locations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Erwin Lang, Philipp Schwamb, Simon Schicktanz
  • Patent number: 9716247
    Abstract: Various embodiments may relate to an optoelectronic component, including a carrier, a planar, electrically active region on or above the carrier; an adhesion layer on or above the electrically active region, wherein the adhesion layer at least partly surrounds the electrically active region, a cover on or above the adhesion layer, wherein a part of the adhesion layer is exposed, and an encapsulation on or above the exposed adhesion layer, wherein the encapsulation is formed from an inorganic substance or substance mixture. Further various embodiments may relate to a method for producing an optoelectronic component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2017
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Simon Schicktanz, Philipp Schwamb, Evelyn Trummer-Sailer