Patents by Inventor Silke Scharner

Silke Scharner 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: 11056660
    Abstract: The invention relates to an organic optoelectronic component (10) comprising a first electrode layer (2), having a doped matrix material and metal nanowires, an organic active layer (3), which is suitable for emitting or detecting electromagnetic radiation, and a second electrode layer (6). The organic active layer (3) is directly adjacent to the first electrode layer (2). The invention further relates to a method for producing the organic optoelectronic component (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: PICTIVA DISPLAYS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
    Inventors: Silke Scharner, Daniel Riedel, Arne Fleissner, Thomas Wehlus, Nina Riegel, Johannes Rosenberger
  • Patent number: 10217941
    Abstract: A method for producing an organic light-emitting diode and an organic light-emitting diode are disclosed. In an embodiment, the method includes providing a substrate with a continuous application surface, generating multiple adhesion regions on the application surface, the adhesion regions being completely surrounded by the application surface, applying metal nanowires over the entire surface of the application surface, removing the metal nanowires outside of the adhesion regions by a washing process using a solvent such that the remaining metal nanowires completely or partly form a light-permeable electrode of the organic light-emitting diode, and applying an organic layer sequence onto the light-permeable electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Silke Scharner, Thomas Wehlus, Nina Riegel, Arne Flei├čner, Johannes Rosenberger, Daniel Riedel
  • Patent number: 10217940
    Abstract: An optoelectronic device is disclosed. In an embodiment the optoelectronic device includes a light-transmissive first electrode, an electrically conductive track including a metal, and a functional organic region having at least one active region, wherein the electrically conductive track is arranged between the first electrode and the functional organic region and wherein the electrically conductive track is in direct contact with the first electrode and the functional organic region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Thomas Wehlus, Daniel Riedel, Nina Riegel, Silke Scharner, Johannes Rosenberger, Arne Fleissner
  • Patent number: 10177331
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing an organic light-emitting diode (1) comprising the following steps: providing a carrier (3) for the organic light-emitting diode (1), applying a solution (S) comprising a plurality of different emitter materials (E) to the carrier (1), wherein said emitter materials (E) are each formed by a certain type of organic molecule and have electrical charges that differ from each other, applying an electrical field (F), so that the solution is located in the electrical field (F), and drying the solution (S) into a plurality of emitter layers (20) in an organic layer stack (2), while the electrical field is applied, so that the emitter materials (E) are accommodated separately from each other, each in a certain emitter layer (20) of the organic stack (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Silke Scharner, Carola Diez, Dominik Pentlehner, Ulrich Niedermeier
  • Patent number: 10082270
    Abstract: A light-emitting module including a light-emitting component and a resilient body is provided. The light-emitting component includes a light-emitting layer structure for generating light and includes a light-emitting main face through which the generated light leaves the light-emitting component. The resilient body, which is arranged over the light-emitting main face, is connected firmly to the light-emitting component, includes at least one light-deviating region, and includes a free-lying surface which includes at least one surface element, which lies at a distance greater than or equal to 4 mm from the light-emitting layer structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Thomas Wehlus, Daniel Riedel, Nina Riegel, Silke Scharner, Johannes Rosenberger, Arne Fleissner
  • Publication number: 20180205028
    Abstract: The invention relates to an organic optoelectronic component (10) comprising a first electrode layer (2), having a doped matrix material and metal nanowires, an organic active layer (3), which is suitable for emitting or detecting electromagnetic radiation, and a second electrode layer (6). The organic active layer (3) is directly adjacent to the first electrode layer (2). The invention further relates to a method for producing the organic optoelectronic component (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2015
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Silke SCHARNER, Daniel RIEDEL, Arne FLEISSNER, Thomas WEHLUS, Nina RIEGEL, Johannes ROSENBERGER
  • Patent number: 9960381
    Abstract: A lighting device may include a substrate having a carrier, a first electrical busbar, a second electrical busbar, and an optically functional structure on or above the carrier, wherein the optically functional structure is formed laterally between the first and the second electrical busbar, and a first electrode electrically coupled to the first electrical busbar and/or the second electrical busbar, on or above the carrier, and an organic functional layer structure on or above the first electrode, wherein the organic functional layer structure is formed for converting an electric current into an electromagnetic radiation, and a second electrode on or above the organic functional layer structure. The optically functional structure is formed in such a way that the beam path of the electromagnetic radiation which passes through the substrate and/or the spectrum of the electromagnetic radiation passing through the substrate are/is variable by means of the optically functional structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Thomas Wehlus, Daniel Riedel, Nina Riegel, Silke Scharner, Johannes Rosenberger, Arne Fleissner
  • Patent number: 9941486
    Abstract: Various embodiments may relate to a component. The component includes an optically active region designed for electrically controllably transmitting, reflecting, absorbing, emitting and/or converting an electromagnetic radiation, and an optically inactive region formed alongside the optically active region, wherein the optically inactive region and/or the optically active region have/has an adaptation structure designed to adapt the value of an optical variable in the optically inactive region to a value of the optical variable in the optically active region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Daniel Riedel, Johannes Rosenberger, Thomas Wehlus, Nina Riegel, Silke Scharner, Arne Fleissner
  • Publication number: 20180083222
    Abstract: According to the present disclosure, a method for producing an optoelectronic component is provided. The method includes forming an optically functional layer structure in accordance with at least one part of a geometric network of a body, and bending the part of the geometric network in the at least one desired bending region, such that at least one part of the body is formed. The part of the geometric network includes at least one desired bending region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2016
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: Thomas Wehlus, Nina Riegel, Erwin Lang, Evelyn Trummer-Sailer, Arne Fleissner, Daniel Riedel, Johannes Rosenberger, Silke Scharner
  • Patent number: 9887379
    Abstract: Various embodiments may relate to an optoelectronic component, including an organic functional layer structure, and an electrode on or above the organic functional layer structure. The electrode is electrically conductively coupled to the organic functional layer structure. The electrode includes an optically transparent or translucent matrix including at least one matrix material, and particles embedded into the matrix. The particles have a refractive index that is greater than the refractive index of the at least one matrix material. A difference in refractive index between the at least one matrix material and the particles embedded into the matrix is at least 0.05.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Silke Scharner, Thomas Wehlus
  • Patent number: 9882158
    Abstract: In various embodiments, an organic optoelectronic component is provided. The organic optoelectronic component may include a first electrode, an organic functional layer structure over the first electrode, and a second electrode over the organic functional layer structure. Optionally, the organic functional layer structure includes a charge carrier pair generation layer structure. At least one of the electrodes and/or the charge carrier pair generation layer structure includes electrically conductive nanostructures, the surfaces of which are at least partially coated with a coating material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Wehlus, Erwin Lang, Richard Baisl, Daniel Riedel, Arndt Jaeger, Andreas Rausch, Silke Scharner
  • Publication number: 20180013066
    Abstract: A method for producing an organic light-emitting diode and an organic light-emitting diode are disclosed. In an embodiment, the method includes providing a substrate with a continuous application surface, generating multiple adhesion regions on the application surface, the adhesion regions being completely surrounded by the application surface, applying metal nanowires over the entire surface of the application surface, removing the metal nanowires outside of the adhesion regions by a washing process using a solvent such that the remaining metal nanowires completely or partly form a light-permeable electrode of the organic light-emitting diode, and applying an organic layer sequence onto the light-permeable electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2016
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Applicant: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Silke Scharner, Thomas Wehlus, Nina Riegel, Arne Flei├čner, Johannes Rosenberger, Daniel Riedel
  • Patent number: 9832838
    Abstract: In various embodiments, an optoelectronic assembly may include at least one organic light emitting diode including a first light emitting diode element and a second light emitting diode element, and an electronic circuit. The first light emitting diode element and the second light emitting diode element are electrically connected in parallel and are deposited monolithically on a common substrate, and the electronic circuit is designed to compare an electric current through the first light emitting diode element that flows during operation with an electric current through the second light emitting diode element that flows during operation and, depending on the comparison, to detect a short circuit of the first light emitting diode element or of the second light emitting diode element and to initiate an electrical switching off of one of the light emitting diode elements and/or of the assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Arne Fleissner, Daniel Riedel, Nina Riegel, Silke Scharner, Johannes Rosenberger, Thomas Wehlus
  • Patent number: 9825246
    Abstract: Various embodiments may relate to a process for producing an optoelectronic component. In the process, a carrier is provided. A first electrode is formed upon the carrier. An optically functional layer structure is formed upon the first electrode. A second electrode is formed upon the optically functional layer structure. At least one of the two electrodes is formed by disposing electrically conductive nanowires on a surface on which the corresponding electrode is to be formed, and by heating the nanowires in such a way that they plastically deform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Silke Scharner, Thomas Wehlus
  • Patent number: 9818982
    Abstract: An optoelectronic assembly includes an optoelectronic component having a surface light source for emitting a light on a substrate which is at least partly transmissive for the light emitted by the surface light source, wherein the optoelectronic component includes at least one first main emission surface and a second main emission surface wherein the second main emission surface is situated opposite the first main emission surface, and a reflective structure which is arranged at least partly in the beam path of the light emitted by the surface light source and is designed to reflect at least part of the light impinging on the reflective structure in the direction of the substrate, such that a laterally offset image of the surface light source is generatable. The reflective structure and the optoelectronic component are arranged at a distance from one another in a range of approximately 1 mm to approximately 1000 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel Riedel, Thomas Wehlus, Nina Riegel, Silke Scharner, Johannes Rosenberger, Arne Fleissner
  • Publication number: 20170317311
    Abstract: An optoelectronic device with a first electrode is disclosed. The first electrode includes a plurality of electrode elements, which are arranged separately from one another, such that an intermediate space is located between them. The first electrode further includes a conductive structure, which is designed in such a way that it connects adjacent electrode elements to one another in an electrically conductive manner and in the process forms a fuse which acts between the connected adjacent electrode elements. The conductive structure includes a conductive structure layer, which adjoins the electrode elements and connects the adjacent electrode elements to one another in an electrically conductive manner and in the process acts as the fuse, and/or the conductive structure extends in the space between the electrode elements, and connects the adjacent electrode elements to one another in an electrically conductive manner via the intermediate space and thereby acts as the fuse.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2015
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Applicant: Osram OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Michael Popp, Silke Scharner
  • Publication number: 20170284628
    Abstract: A light-emitting module including a light-emitting component and a resilient body is provided. The light-emitting component includes a light-emitting layer structure for generating light and includes a light-emitting main face through which the generated light leaves the light-emitting component. The resilient body, which is arranged over the light-emitting main face, is connected firmly to the light-emitting component, includes at least one light-deviating region, and includes a free-lying surface which includes at least one surface element, which lies at a distance greater than or equal to 4 mm from the light-emitting layer structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Thomas Wehlus, Daniel Riedel, Nina Riegel, Silke Scharner, Johannes Rosenberger, Arne Fleissner
  • Publication number: 20170256715
    Abstract: An optoelectronic device is disclosed. In an embodiment the optoelectronic device includes a light-transmissive first electrode, an electrically conductive track including a metal, and a functional organic region having at least one active region, wherein the electrically conductive track is arranged between the first electrode and the functional organic region and wherein the electrically conductive track is in direct contact with the first electrode and the functional organic region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Inventors: Thomas Wehlus, Daniel Riedel, Nina Riegel, Silke Scharner, Johannes Rosenberger, Arne Fleissner
  • Patent number: 9755178
    Abstract: Various embodiments may relate to a method for forming a conductor path structure on an electrode surface of an electronic component. The method includes introducing electrically conductive metal particles into an insulating carrier material, producing a mixed composition by mixing the carrier material with the metal particles, applying the mixed composition to the electrode surface, separating the metal particles from the carrier material, allowing the metal particles to become attached to the electrode surface, fixing the metal particles attached to the electrode surface, and curing the carrier material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Silke Scharner, Stefan Dechand
  • Publication number: 20170229437
    Abstract: In various exemplary embodiments, an optoelectronic component device is provided. The optoelectronic component device includes a first organic light emitting diode and a second organic light emitting diode, which are connected to one another in physical contact one above the other. The first organic light emitting diode is electrically connected in parallel with the second organic light emitting diode. The first organic light emitting diode and the second organic light emitting diode have at least an approximately identical or identical electronic diode characteristic and/or an approximately identical or identical electronic diode characteristic variable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2015
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventors: Thomas Wehlus, Daniel Riedel, Nina Riegel, Silke Scharner, Johannes Rosenberger, Arne Fleissner