Patents by Inventor Riccardo Signorelli

Riccardo Signorelli 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: 20210071514
    Abstract: A logging system and method for operating a logging system are typically used in a wellbore. The logging system may include a logging instrument including a rechargeable energy storage and logging electronics, and a cable configured to trickle charge the rechargeable energy storage. The rechargeable energy storage may include an ultracapacitor. The rechargeable energy storage may be trickle charged through the cable from a remote power source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: John J. Cooley, Riccardo Signorelli, Morris Green, Ira M. Turner, Jenna McGrath, Padmanaban Sasthan Kuttipillai
  • Publication number: 20200378244
    Abstract: In one aspect, an electromagnetic (EM) telemetry device is disclosed including an EM telemetry circuit capable of transmitting a pulsed high power EM telemetry signal, wherein the high power EM telemetry signal has a peak or average pulse power of about 20 W to about 2000 W.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: John J. Cooley, Riccardo Signorelli, Morris Green, Joseph K. Lane, Dan Stiurca
  • Patent number: 10830034
    Abstract: A logging system and method for operating a logging system are typically used in a wellbore. The logging system may include a logging instrument including a rechargeable energy storage and logging electronics, and a cable configured to trickle charge the rechargeable energy storage. The rechargeable energy storage may include an ultracapacitor. The rechargeable energy storage may be trickle charged through the cable from a remote power source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: FASTCAP SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: John J. Cooley, Riccardo Signorelli, Morris Green, Ira M. Turner, Jenna McGrath, Padmanaban Sasthan Kuttipillai
  • Publication number: 20200280202
    Abstract: A power system adapted for supplying power in a high temperature environment is disclosed. The power system includes a rechargeable energy storage that is operable in a temperature range of between about seventy degrees Celsius and about two hundred and fifty degrees Celsius coupled to a circuit for at least one of supplying power from the energy storage and charging the energy storage; wherein the energy storage is configured to store between about one one hundredth (0.01) of a joule and about one hundred megajoules of energy, and to provide peak power of between about one one hundredth (0.01) of a watt and about one hundred megawatts, for at least two charge-discharge cycles. Methods of use and fabrication are provided. Embodiments of additional features of the power supply are included.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: John J. Cooley, Riccardo Signorelli, Morris Green, Padmanaban Sasthan Kuttipillai, Christopher John Sibbald Deane, Lindsay A. Wilhelmus
  • Publication number: 20200273632
    Abstract: An ultracapacitor that includes an energy storage cell immersed in an electrolyte and disposed within an hermetically sealed housing, the cell electrically coupled to a positive contact and a negative contact, wherein the ultracapacitor is configured to output electrical energy within a temperature range between about 80 degrees Celsius to about 210 degrees Celsius. Methods of fabrication and use are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Riccardo Signorelli, John J. Cooley, Christopher John Sibbald Deane, James Epstein, Padmanaban Sasthan Kuttipillai, Fabrizio Martini, Lindsay A. Wilhelmus
  • Patent number: 10714271
    Abstract: An ultracapacitor that includes an energy storage cell immersed in an electrolyte and disposed within an hermetically sealed housing, the cell electrically coupled to a positive contact and a negative contact, wherein the ultracapacitor is configured to output electrical energy within a temperature range between about 80 degrees Celsius to about 210 degrees Celsius. Methods of fabrication and use are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: FASTCAP SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Riccardo Signorelli, John J. Cooley, Christopher John Sibbald Deane, James Epstein, Padmanaban Sasthan Kuttipillai, Fabrizio Martini, Lindsay A. Wilhelmus
  • Patent number: 10673264
    Abstract: A power system adapted for supplying power in a high temperature environment is disclosed. The power system includes a rechargeable energy storage that is operable in a temperature range of between about seventy degrees Celsius and about two hundred and fifty degrees Celsius coupled to a circuit for at least one of supplying power from the energy storage and charging the energy storage; wherein the energy storage is configured to store between about one one hundredth (0.01) of a joule and about one hundred megajoules of energy, and to provide peak power of between about one one hundredth (0.01) of a watt and about one hundred megawatts, for at least two charge-discharge cycles. Methods of use and fabrication are provided. Embodiments of additional features of the power supply are included.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: FASTCAP SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: John J. Cooley, Riccardo Signorelli, Morris Green, Padmanaban Sasthan Kuttipillai, Christopher John Sibbald Deane, Lindsay A. Wilhelmus
  • Publication number: 20200095847
    Abstract: A downhole power system includes an energy storage adapted to operate at high temperatures, and a modular signal interface device that serves to control the energy storage component as well as offer a means of data logging at high temperatures. The controller is fabricated from pre-assembled components that may be selected for various combinations to provide desired functionality. The energy storage may include at least one ultracapacitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: FASTCAP SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Riccardo Signorelli, John J. Cooley
  • Patent number: 10563501
    Abstract: In one aspect, an electromagnetic (EM) telemetry device is disclosed including an EM telemetry circuit capable of transmitting a pulsed high power EM telemetry signal, wherein the high power EM telemetry signal has a peak or average pulse power of about 20 W to about 2000 W.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: FASTCAP SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: John J. Cooley, Riccardo Signorelli, Morris Green, Joseph K. Lane, Dan Stiurca
  • Publication number: 20200020488
    Abstract: An ultracapacitor that includes an energy storage cell immersed in an advanced electrolyte system and disposed within a hermetically sealed housing, the cell electrically coupled to a positive contact and a negative contact, wherein the ultracapacitor is configured to output electrical energy within a temperature range between about ?40 degrees Celsius to about 210 degrees Celsius. Methods of fabrication and use are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: FastCAP SYSTEMS Corporation
    Inventors: Fabrizio Martini, Riccardo Signorelli, John J. Cooley, Christopher John Sibbald Deane, James Epstein, Padmanaban Sasthan Kuttipillai, Lindsay A. Wilhelmus
  • Publication number: 20190218894
    Abstract: A downhole power system is provided that includes an energy storage adapted to operate at high temperatures, and a modular signal interface device that serves to control the energy storage component as well as offer a means of data logging at high temperatures. The controller is fabricated from pre-assembled components that may be selected for various combinations to provide desired functionality. The energy storage may include at least one ultracapacitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2014
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Riccardo Signorelli, John Jacob Cooley
  • Publication number: 20190058345
    Abstract: A power system adapted for supplying power in a high temperature environment is disclosed. The power system includes a rechargeable energy storage that is operable in a temperature range of between about seventy degrees Celsius and about two hundred and fifty degrees Celsius coupled to a circuit for at least one of supplying power from the energy storage and charging the energy storage; wherein the energy storage is configured to store between about one one hundredth (0.01) of a joule and about one hundred megajoules of energy, and to provide peak power of between about one one hundredth (0.01) of a watt and about one hundred megawatts, for at least two charge-discharge cycles. Methods of use and fabrication are provided. Embodiments of additional features of the power supply are included.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: FastCAP SYSTEMS Corporation
    Inventors: John J. Cooley, Riccardo Signorelli, Morris Green, Padmanaban Sasthan Kuttipillai, Christopher John Sibbald Deane, Lindsay A. Wilhelmus
  • Publication number: 20180135408
    Abstract: In one aspect, an electromagnetic (EM) telemetry device is disclosed including an EM telemetry circuit capable of transmitting a pulsed high power EM telemetry signal, wherein the high power EM telemetry signal has a peak or average pulse power of about 20 W to about 2000 W.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2016
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: John J. Cooley, Riccardo Signorelli, Morris Green, Joseph K. Lane, Dan Stiurca
  • Patent number: 9954382
    Abstract: A power system adapted for supplying power in a high temperature environment is disclosed. The power system includes a rechargeable energy storage that is operable in a temperature range of between about seventy degrees Celsius and about two hundred and fifty degrees Celsius coupled to a circuit for at least one of supplying power from the energy storage and charging the energy storage; wherein the energy storage is configured to store between about one one hundredth (0.01) of a joule and about one hundred megajoules of energy, and to provide peak power of between about one one hundredth (0.01) of a watt and about one hundred megawatts, for at least two charge-discharge cycles. Methods of use and fabrication are provided. Embodiments of additional features of the power supply are included.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: FastCAP SYSTEMS Corporation
    Inventors: John J. Cooley, Riccardo Signorelli, Morris Green, Padmanaban Sasthan Kuttipillai, Christopher John Sibbald Deane, Lindsay A. Wilhelmus
  • Publication number: 20170316889
    Abstract: An ultracapacitor that includes an energy storage cell immersed in an advanced electrolyte system and disposed within a hermetically sealed housing, the cell electrically coupled to a positive contact and a negative contact, wherein the ultracapacitor is configured to output electrical energy within a temperature range between about ?40 degrees Celsius to about 210 degrees Celsius. Methods of fabrication and use are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Applicant: FastCAP SYSTEMS Corporation
    Inventors: Fabrizio Martini, Riccardo Signorelli, John J. Cooley, Christopher John Sibbald Deane, James Epstein, Padmanaban Sasthan Kuttipillai, Lindsay A. Wilhelmus
  • Patent number: 9683441
    Abstract: A power supply for a wired pipe system is provided. The power supply includes energy storage capabilities, and provides for operation in high temperature environments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Inventors: Riccardo Signorelli, John Jacob Cooley
  • Patent number: 9558894
    Abstract: An ultracapacitor that includes an energy storage cell immersed in an advanced electrolyte system and disposed within a hermetically sealed housing, the cell electrically coupled to a positive contact and a negative contact, wherein the ultracapacitor is configured to output electrical energy within a temperature range between about ?40 degrees Celsius to about 210 degrees Celsius. Methods of fabrication and use are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: FastCAP Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Riccardo Signorelli, John J. Cooley, Christopher John Sibbald Deane, James Epstein, Padmanaban Sasthan Kuttipillai, Fabrizio Martini, Lindsay A. Wilhelmus
  • Patent number: 9515499
    Abstract: A logging system and method for operating a logging system are typically used in a wellbore. The logging system may include a logging instrument including a rechargeable energy storage and logging electronics, and a cable configured to trickle charge the rechargeable energy storage. The rechargeable energy storage may include an ultracapacitor. The rechargeable energy storage may be trickle charged through the cable from a remote power source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: FastCAP Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Riccardo Signorelli, John J. Cooley, Morris Green, Ira M. Turner, Jenna McGrath, Padmanaban Sasthan Kuttipillai
  • Patent number: 9218917
    Abstract: An ultracapacitor includes at least one electrode that includes carbon nanotubes. The carbon nanotubes may be applied in a variety of ways, and a plurality of layers may be included. Methods of fabrication of carbon nanotubes and ultracapacitors are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Inventors: Nicolò Michele Brambilla, Fabrizio Martini, Kavya Ramachandra, Riccardo Signorelli, Oscar Enrique Corripio Luna
  • Patent number: 9214709
    Abstract: A hybrid energy storage system (ESS) includes a first energy storage device including a battery having an impedance for providing a substantially constant power output, and a second energy storage device linked to the first energy storage and including a high power electrochemical double layer capacitor (EDLC) for providing intermittent bursts of high voltage output in a range of 1.5 to 3.0 volts, wherein an operation rating of the second energy source is within a temperature range between 75 degrees Celsius and 330 degrees Celsius while exhibiting a leakage current less than 1 amp per liter of volume over the range of operating temperatures and at a voltage up to a rated voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2015
    Assignee: CastCAP Systems Corporation
    Inventors: John J. Cooley, Riccardo Signorelli