Patents by Inventor Stefan Huehner

Stefan Huehner 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: 11121492
    Abstract: The invention relates to a high-current plug connector (1) for an electrical connection between a first line (11) and a second line (12), comprising: a plug pin (2) that can be connected to the first line (11), a plug socket (3) that can be connected to the second line (12), a contact cage (4), which is arranged between the plug pin (2) and the plug socket (3) and is designed to establish electrical contact between the plug pin (2) and the plug socket, a spring element (5), which exerts a preload (F) in the axial direction (X-X) of the high-current plug connector, and a flexible connection element (6), by means of which the plug pin (2) can be connected to the first line (11) and/or by means of which the plug socket (3) can be connected to the second line (12).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner, Reiner Holp
  • Patent number: 11071203
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a circuit substrate arrangement comprising a base layer (2) made from aluminium, a circuit layer (3) made from copper, a dielectric layer (4) arranged between the base layer (2) and the circuit layer (3), an opening (5) passing through the base layer (2), the circuit layer (3) and the dielectric layer (4) and an electrical contact (6) between the base layer (2) and the circuit layer (3), wherein the electrical contact (6) comprises a rivet (7), wherein a frictionally connected joint (8) is formed between the rivet (7) and the base layer (2) and wherein an integrally bonded joint (9) is formed between the rivet (7) and the circuit layer (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Wiesa, Andreas Meier, Stefan Huehner
  • Publication number: 20210076497
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a circuit substrate arrangement comprising a base layer (2) made from aluminium, a circuit layer (3) made from copper, a dielectric layer (4) arranged between the base layer (2) and the circuit layer (3), an opening (5) passing through the base layer (2), the circuit layer (3) and the dielectric layer (4) and an electrical contact (6) between the base layer (2) and the circuit layer (3), wherein the electrical contact (6) comprises a rivet (7), wherein a frictionally connected joint (8) is formed between the rivet (7) and the base layer (2) and wherein an integrally bonded joint (9) is formed between the rivet (7) and the circuit layer (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Thomas Wiesa, Andreas Meier, Stefan Huehner
  • Patent number: 10886191
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing an assembly (1), in particular a power electronics unit, comprising the following steps: providing a component (2) to be cooled having a first surface (4), providing a cooling device (3) having a second surface (5) opposite the first surface (4), arranging a 3-dimensional heat transfer plate (6) between the two surfaces (4, 5), wherein the heat transfer plate (6) extends in a plate plane (11) parallel to the two surfaces (4, 5) and in the initial state a plurality of contact extensions (9) which extend outwards with respect to said plate plane (11), and bracing the component (2) and the cooling device (3) relative to one another, such that the contact extensions (9) are deformed in the direction of the metal sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Reiner Holp, Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner
  • Publication number: 20200395701
    Abstract: The invention relates to a high-current plug connector (1) for an electrical connection between a first line (11) and a second line (12), comprising: a plug pin (2) that can be connected to the first line (11), a plug socket (3) that can be connected to the second line (12), a contact cage (4), which is arranged between the plug pin (2) and the plug socket (3) and is designed to establish electrical contact between the plug pin (2) and the plug socket, a spring element (5), which exerts a preload (F) in the axial direction (X-X) of the high-current plug connector, and a flexible connection element (6), by means of which the plug pin (2) can be connected to the first line (11) and/or by means of which the plug socket (3) can be connected to the second line (12).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner, Reiner Holp
  • Patent number: 10069219
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a plug-type connection (1) for an electrical connection between a first line (2) and a second line (3), comprising a contact bolt (4) which can be connected to the first line (2), a collet (5) which can be connected to the second line (3) and has a cutout (6) for inserting the contact bolt (4), has a conical collet outer face (7) and has at least n slots (8) for forming n clamping jaws, where n?1, and a clamping ring (9) with a conical clamping ring inner face (10) against which the conical collet outer face (7) bears, wherein the at least one clamping jaw can be clamped against the contact bolt (4) as a result of a relative movement between the collet (5) and the clamping ring (9).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Stefan Huehner, Adolf Dillmann, Reiner Holp
  • Publication number: 20180123264
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a plug-type connection (1) for an electrical connection between a first line (2) and a second line (3), comprising a contact bolt (4) which can be connected to the first line (2), a collet (5) which can be connected to the second line (3) and has a cutout (6) for inserting the contact bolt (4), has a conical collet outer face (7) and has at least n slots (8) for forming n clamping jaws, where n?1, and a clamping ring (9) with a conical clamping ring inner face (10) against which the conical collet outer face (7) bears, wherein the at least one clamping jaw can be clamped against the contact bolt (4) as a result of a relative movement between the collet (5) and the clamping ring (9).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2016
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: Stefan Huehner, Adolf Dillmann, Reiner Holp
  • Publication number: 20180033713
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing an assembly (1), in particular a power electronics unit, comprising the following steps: providing a component (2) to be cooled having a first surface (4), providing a cooling device (3) having a second surface (5) opposite the first surface (4), arranging a 3-dimensional heat transfer plate (6) between the two surfaces (4, 5), wherein the heat transfer plate (6) extends in a plate plane (11) parallel to the two surfaces (4, 5) and in the initial state a plurality of contact extensions (9) which extend outwards with respect to said plate plane (11), and bracing the component (2) and the cooling device (3) relative to one another, such that the contact extensions (9) are deformed in the direction of the metal sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Inventors: Reiner Holp, Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner
  • Patent number: 9208945
    Abstract: A storage unit (1, 2, 3, 4) for storing electrical energy, comprising at least one energy store (5, 6, 7, 11) which has a positive electrical connecting terminal (10) and a negative electrical connecting terminal (12) and is designed to be charged and discharged with electrical energy via the positive connecting terminal (10) and the negative connecting terminal (12).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner, Reiner Holp
  • Patent number: 9196936
    Abstract: The invention relates to a storage unit (1) for storing electrical energy. The storage unit (1) has at least one energy store (3, 5, 6, 7). According to the invention, the storage unit (1) also has a contact area for giving off heat to a heat sink (45). The storage unit (1) has at least one heat pipe (50), which is connected to the contact area and is connected to the energy store (3, 5, 6, 7) in such a way that heat dissipated inside the energy store (3, 5, 6, 7) can be carried away to the contact area via the heat pipe (50).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner, Reiner Holp
  • Patent number: 8858272
    Abstract: The invention relates to a high current contact having a contact pin, which has at least one contact opening, and a contact terminal, which has at least one contact limb, wherein the at least one contact limb of the contact terminal is connected to a corresponding contact opening of the contact pin on at least one joint region to produce an electrical contact and to receive mechanical forces, and to a corresponding method for producing said high current contact. According to the invention, producing the electrical contact between the contact pin and the contact terminal is largely separate from the receiving of mechanical forces, wherein the electrical contact between the contact pin and the contact terminal is produced by a first connection type and the mechanical forces are received by a second connection type.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Wolfgang Hau, Achim Silberbauer, Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner
  • Publication number: 20140154548
    Abstract: The invention relates to a storage unit (1) for storing electrical energy. The storage unit (1) has at least one energy store (3, 5, 6, 7). According to the invention, the storage unit (1) also has a contact area for giving off heat to a heat sink (45). The storage unit (1) has at least one heat pipe (50), which is connected to the contact area and is connected to the energy store (3, 5, 6, 7) in such a way that heat dissipated inside the energy store (3, 5, 6, 7) can be carried away to the contact area via the heat pipe (50).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2012
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Applicant: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner, Reiner Holp
  • Publication number: 20140036411
    Abstract: The invention relates to a storage unit. The storage unit has at least one energy store, wherein the energy store has a positive and a negative electrical connecting terminal. The energy store is designed to be charged and discharged with electrical energy via the positive and the negative electrical connecting terminal. According to the invention, the storage unit has an electrically conductive contact rail which is at least indirectly connected to the positive connecting terminal, and an electrically conductive contact rail which is at least indirectly connected to the negative connecting terminal. The contact rails are each connected to at least one external electrical connecting terminal of the storage unit. The contact rails are each electrically connected to the respective connecting terminal of the energy store by means of an electrically conductive fibrous web or a strand comprising a plurality of individual lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Applicant: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner, Reiner Holp
  • Publication number: 20130035005
    Abstract: The invention relates to a high current contact (1) having a contact pin (10), which has at least one contact opening (15), and a contact terminal (20), which has at least one contact limb (24), wherein the at least one contact limb (24) of the contact terminal (20) is connected to a corresponding contact opening (15) of the contact pin (10) on at least one joint region (14) to produce an electrical contact and to receive mechanical forces, and to a corresponding method for producing said high current contact. According to the invention, producing the electrical contact between the contact pin (10) and the contact terminal (20) is largely separate from the receiving of mechanical forces, wherein the electrical contact between the contact pin (10) and the contact terminal (20) is produced by a first connection type (7) and the mechanical forces are received by a second connection type (5).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2010
    Publication date: February 7, 2013
    Applicant: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Wolfgang Hau, Achim Silberbauer, Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner