Patents by Inventor Stanton C. Braden

Stanton C. Braden 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: 9559526
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments are directed to wireless power transfer. A wireless power transmitter includes a transmit antenna and a controller. The transmit antenna inductively transfers power to a plurality of receiver devices. The controller is operably coupled to the transmit antenna and causes a first one of the plurality of receiver devices to be enabled to receive the power from the transmit antenna and causes at least a portion of the remaining receiver devices to be disabled from receiving the power while the first receiver device is enabled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: William H. Von Novak, III, Stanley Slavko Toncich, Stanton C. Braden, Ian J. Fevrier
  • Publication number: 20140361741
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments are directed to wireless power transfer. A wireless power transmitter includes a transmit antenna and a controller. The transmit antenna inductively transfers power to a plurality of receiver devices. The controller is operably coupled to the transmit antenna and causes a first one of the plurality of receiver devices to be enabled to receive the power from the transmit antenna and causes at least a portion of the remaining receiver devices to be disabled from receiving the power while the first receiver device is enabled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Inventors: William H. Von Novak, III, Stanley Slavko Toncich, Stanton C. Braden, Ian J. Fevrier
  • Patent number: 8823319
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments are directed to wireless power transfer. A transmit antenna generates an electromagnetic field having a region for wirelessly transferring power from the transmit antenna to a plurality of receiver devices. A controller is operably coupled to the transmit antenna. The controller determines a power allocation for a particular one of the plurality of receiver devices disposed within the region, and adjusts the power allocation based at least in part on a power requirement received from the particular one of the plurality of receiver devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: William H. Von Novak, III, Stanley Slavko Toncich, Stanton C. Braden, Ian J. Fevrier
  • Publication number: 20130278209
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments are directed to wireless power transfer. A transmit antenna generates an electromagnetic field having a region for wirelessly transferring power from the transmit antenna to a plurality of receiver devices. A controller is operably coupled to the transmit antenna. The controller determines a power allocation for a particular one of the plurality of receiver devices disposed within the region, and adjusts the power allocation based at least in part on a power requirement received from the particular one of the plurality of receiver devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2013
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Inventors: William H. Von Novak, III, Stanley Slavko Toncich, Stanton C. Braden, Ian J. Fevrier
  • Patent number: 8497658
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments are directed to wireless power transfer. A transmitter generates an electromagnetic field at a resonant frequency with a transmit antenna to create a coupling-mode region within a near field of the transmit antenna. The transmitter defines a beginning of a recurring period by on-off keying the electromagnetic field during a synchronization portion of the recurring period. During a power transmission portion of the recurring period, the transmitter couples portions of the electromagnetic field to different receive antennas of various receiver devices within the coupling-mode region. The transmitter also determines a power allocation within the recurring period for the various receiver devices disposed within the coupling-mode region and adjusts a power level of the near field radiation responsive to power requirements received from the receiver devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2013
    Assignee: Qualcomm Incorporated
    Inventors: William H Von Novak, Stanley S Toncich, Stanton C Braden, Ian J Fevrier
  • Publication number: 20100181961
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments are directed to wireless power transfer. A transmitter generates an electromagnetic field at a resonant frequency with a transmit antenna to create a coupling-mode region within a near field of the transmit antenna. The transmitter defines a beginning of a recurring period by on-off keying the electromagnetic field during a synchronization portion of the recurring period. During a power transmission portion of the recurring period, the transmitter couples portions of the electromagnetic field to different receive antennas of various receiver devices within the coupling-mode region. The transmitter also determines a power allocation within the recurring period for the various receiver devices disposed within the coupling-mode region and adjusts a power level of the near field radiation responsive to power requirements received from the receiver devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2009
    Publication date: July 22, 2010
    Applicant: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: William Von Novak, Stanley S. Toncich, Stanton C. Braden, Ian J. Fevrier