Patents by Inventor Ulrich Moeller

Ulrich Moeller 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: 20230176180
    Abstract: A radar semiconductor chip includes a radar circuit component configured to generate at least part of a frequency-modulated ramp signal or process at least part of a reflected frequency-modulated ramp signal according to a control parameter; a memory configured to store a sequencing program associated with regulating the control parameter, wherein the sequencing program specifies a first data source, external to the sequencing program, that is configured to provide a first data value corresponding to the control parameter; and a decoder configured to read the sequencing program, access the first data value from the first data source specified by the sequencing program, derive a first control value for the control parameter from the first data value, and provide the first control value to the radar circuit component. The radar circuit component regulates a controlled circuit function in accordance with the control parameter based on the first control value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2021
    Publication date: June 8, 2023
    Applicant: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Rainer FINDENIG, Bernhard GRESLEHNER-NIMMERVOLL, Grigory ITKIN, Markus Josef LANG, Ulrich MOELLER, Martin WIESSFLECKER
  • Publication number: 20220415830
    Abstract: A chip package includes a chip configured to generate and/or receive a signal; a laminate substrate including a substrate integrated waveguide (SIW) for carrying the signal, the substrate integrated waveguide including a chip-to-SIW transition structure configured to couple the signal between the SIW and the chip and a SIW-to-waveguide transition structure configured to couple the signal out of the SIW or into the SIW, wherein the SIW-to-waveguide transition structure includes a waveguide aperture; and a plurality of electrical interfaces arranged about a periphery of the waveguide aperture, the plurality of electrical interfaces configured to receive the signal from the SIW-to-waveguide transition structure and output the signal from the chip package or to couple the signal to the SIW-to-waveguide transition structure and into the chip package.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Applicant: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Tuncay ERDOEL, Walter HARTNER, Ulrich MOELLER, Bernhard RIEDER, Ernst SELER, Maciej WOJNOWSKI
  • Publication number: 20210225719
    Abstract: A radio-frequency device comprises a semiconductor device, comprising a radio-frequency chip, and a first connection element, which is configured to mechanically and electrically connect the semiconductor device to a circuit board. The radio-frequency device furthermore comprises a waveguide component arranged over the semiconductor device, comprising a waveguide embodied in the waveguide component, and a second connection element, which mechanically connects the waveguide component to the semiconductor device. At least one from the first connection element or the second connection element is embodied in an elastic fashion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Ernst SELER, Ulrich MOELLER, Bernhard RIEDER
  • Publication number: 20210055376
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a radar transmitting device, comprising a CMOS transceiver chip configured to provide at least one local oscillator signal at an output of the CMOS transceiver chip, and at least one BiCMOS transmitter chip coupled to the CMOS transceiver chip. The BiCMOS transmitter chip has an input for the local oscillator signal, at least one amplifier coupled to the input, a plurality of outputs for outputting a radar transmission signal on the basis of the local oscillator signal, and a plurality of transmission paths between the input and the plurality of outputs. Each of the transmission paths has a controllable analog phase shifter for controllable beam scanning during emission of the radar transmission signal. Additionally or alternatively, individual transmission paths of the BiCMOS transmitter chip can be selectively activated or deactivated using control signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Ernst SELER, Ulrich MOELLER, Markus TREML
  • Patent number: 10223600
    Abstract: The invention provides a method and a device for recognizing traffic signs by a sensor system for recording the surrounding environment for a vehicle, which includes at least one camera sensor and one radar sensor or LiDAR sensor. Based on the data of the at least one radar sensor or LiDAR sensor, at least one element of the presence of a traffic sign, or the size of a traffic sign, position of a traffic sign, distance and/or orientation of a traffic sign, bridge-like structure, position and/or type of the vehicle ahead, position of lane delimiting structures is obtained and used for traffic sign recognition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Conti Temic microelectronic GmbH
    Inventors: Marc Fischer, Peter van der Vegte, Ulrich Möller
  • Patent number: 9666543
    Abstract: An electronic system includes a carrier including at least one waveguide feeding, a semiconductor chip including a first surface and a second surface, and an integrated RF circuit, and a cooling element including a backshort. The semiconductor chip is mounted to the carrier such that the first surface faces the carrier. The integrated RF circuit is connected to the at least one waveguide feeding. The cooling element is mounted to the carrier such that the backshort is adjacent one end of the at least one waveguide feeding, and the cooling element at least partially covers the semiconductor chip such that the second surface of the semiconductor chip faces the cooling element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Saverio Trotta, Jagjit Singh Bal, Ulrich Moeller, Andrzej Samulak, Werner Simbuerger
  • Publication number: 20150305190
    Abstract: An electronic system includes a carrier including at least one waveguide feeding, a semiconductor chip including a first surface and a second surface, and an integrated RF circuit, and a cooling element including a backshort. The semiconductor chip is mounted to the carrier such that the first surface faces the carrier. The integrated RF circuit is connected to the at least one waveguide feeding. The cooling element is mounted to the carrier such that the backshort is adjacent one end of the at least one waveguide feeding, and the cooling element at least partially covers the semiconductor chip such that the second surface of the semiconductor chip faces the cooling element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Publication date: October 22, 2015
    Inventors: Saverio Trotta, Jagjit Singh Bal, Ulrich Moeller, Andrzej Samulak, Werner Simbuerger
  • Publication number: 20150220795
    Abstract: The invention provides a method and a device for recognizing traffic signs by means of a sensor system for recording the surrounding environment for a vehicle, which comprises at least one camera sensor and one radar sensor or LiDAR sensor. Based on the data of the at least one radar sensor or LiDAR sensor, at least one element of the following information the presence of a traffic sign or the size of a traffic sign position of a traffic sign distance and/or orientation of a traffic sign bridge-like structure position and/or type of the vehicle ahead position of lane delimiting structures is obtained and used for traffic sign recognition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2013
    Publication date: August 6, 2015
    Inventors: Marc Fischer, Peter van der Vegte, Ulrich Möller
  • Patent number: 8878074
    Abstract: The invention relates to a multi-level circuit board for high-frequency applications with at least one first carrier substrate (PCB1) made of a first material suitable for high frequencies and with at least one second carrier substrate (PCB2,3) made of a second material, which second material has higher dielectric losses than the first material. At least one signal line structure (S1, C1) is provided on the first carrier substrate (PCB1), and at least one ground layer (M2) connected to electric ground potential is provided on a side of at least one second carrier substrate (PCB2, PCB3), and electrical vias (V) extending through the carrier substrates (PCB1,2,3) are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Conti Temic microelectronic GmbH
    Inventors: Ulrich Moeller, Maik Schaefer
  • Publication number: 20140083756
    Abstract: The invention relates to a multi-level circuit board for high-frequency applications with at least one first carrier substrate (PCB1) made of a first material suitable for high frequencies and with at least one second carrier substrate (PCB2,3) made of a second material, which second material has higher dielectric losses than the first material. At least one signal line structure (S1, C1) is provided on the first carrier substrate (PCB1), and at least one ground layer (M2) connected to electric ground potential is provided on a side of at least one second carrier substrate (PCB2, PCB3), and electrical vias (V) extending through the carrier substrates (PCB1,2,3) are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2011
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: Conti Temic microelectronic GmbH
    Inventors: Ulrich Moeller, Maik Schaefer
  • Patent number: 8682285
    Abstract: An emergency call unit for a vehicle includes not only a detection unit, a position-finding unit and a control unit, but also a transmission unit for the repeated transmission of a locating signal to a rescue worker. In this context, the locating signal may correspond to the position of the vehicle, and the transmission of the locating signal is initiated by a trigger event. By way of example, the trigger event is a request from a rescue worker or is the detection of an accident.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignee: Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG
    Inventors: Ulrich Stählin, Ralf Merzbacher, Marc Menzel, Carsten Birke, Maik Schäfer, Ulrich Möller
  • Patent number: 8280583
    Abstract: A device, method, computer program and computer readable medium allowing for vehicle to vehicle and vehicle to infrastructure communication. An ignition key radio technology may used in addition to WLAN-based communication in a vehicle in order to communicate with other vehicles or infrastructure. The ignition key radio technology is used to send only selected data which have been altered significantly. The remaining data are not sent or kept for the WLAN communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignee: Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG
    Inventors: Ulrich Stählin, Marc Menzel, Robert Baier, Bettina Erdem, Thomas Willnecker, Robert Gee, Ulrich Möller, Maik Schäfer, Oleg Bauer, Markus Aunkofer
  • Patent number: 8181798
    Abstract: Mobile or stationary working apparatus, in particular a working vehicle, with at least one telescopic extension arm (3) which has two or more extension arm elements (31, 32, 33) which can be moved in relation to one another, with detection means being provided on the extension arm elements (31, 32, 33) and also on a base station, in particular a rotatable trailer of the working vehicle, for detecting the position of the extension arm elements (31, 32, 33) in relation to one another and with respect to the base station, with provision being made, according to the invention, for the detection means to be in the form of radio detection means, with a radio base unit (8) being arranged on the base station and further transponder units (10, 12) being arranged on the extension arm elements (32, 33).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2012
    Assignee: PAT GmbH
    Inventor: Ulrich Möller
  • Publication number: 20110181390
    Abstract: A vehicle key for storing a vehicle identifier with a communication unit and a memory unit, wherein the communication unit is designed to receive the vehicle identifier from a transmitter, and wherein the memory unit is designed to store the received vehicle identifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2009
    Publication date: July 28, 2011
    Inventors: Ulrich Stahlin, Maik Schäfer, Ulrich Möller
  • Publication number: 20110177791
    Abstract: An emergency call unit for a vehicle includes not only a detection unit, a position-finding unit and a control unit, but also a transmission unit for the repeated transmission of a locating signal to a rescue worker. In this context, the locating signal may correspond to the position of the vehicle, and the transmission of the locating signal is initiated by a trigger event. By way of example, the trigger event is a request from a rescue worker or is the detection of an accident.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2009
    Publication date: July 21, 2011
    Applicant: CONTINENTAL TEVES AG & CO., OHG
    Inventors: Ulrich Stählin, Ralf Merzbacher, Marc Menzel, Carsten Birke, Maik Schäfer, Ulrich MÖller
  • Publication number: 20110098877
    Abstract: A device, method, computer program and computer readable medium allowing for vehicle to vehicle and vehicle to infrastructure communication. An ignition key radio technology may used in addition to WLAN-based communication in a vehicle in order to communicate with other vehicles or infrastructure. The ignition key radio technology is used to send only selected data which have been altered significantly. The remaining data are not sent or kept for the WLAN communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2008
    Publication date: April 28, 2011
    Applicant: Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG
    Inventors: Ulrich Stählin, Marc Menzel, Maik Schäfer, Robert Baier, Ulrich Moeller, Robert Gee, Bettina Erdem, Thomas Willnecker, Oleg Bauer, Maik Aunkofer
  • Publication number: 20100279605
    Abstract: A device and a method for data and/or energy transmission from a stationary part to a pane-shaped part which is movable relative to the stationary part, particularly a window pane of a motor vehicle, and/or vice versa. Data and/or energy is transmitted between an electrical unit in or on the stationary part and an electrical unit in or on a pane-shaped part which is movable relative to the stationary part, particularly an adjustable window pane, by electromagnetic interaction between at least one induction coil in the form of a conductor loop which is arranged in or on the pane-shaped movable part and at least one annular magnetic circuit which is arranged in or on the stationary part. Use of the device as an anti-trap protection for the pane-shaped movable part, particularly for the adjustable window pane of a vehicle, and/or as a theft protection for a vehicle is described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2008
    Publication date: November 4, 2010
    Inventors: Heinrich Haas, Wolfgang Schulter, Ulrich Möller
  • Publication number: 20090250424
    Abstract: Mobile or stationary working apparatus, in particular a working vehicle, with at least one telescopic extension arm (3) which has two or more extension arm elements (31, 32, 33) which can be moved in relation to one another, with detection means being provided on the extension arm elements (31, 32, 33) and also on a base station, in particular a rotatable trailer of the working vehicle, for detecting the position of the extension arm elements (31, 32, 33) in relation to one another and with respect to the base station, with provision being made, according to the invention, for the detection means to be in the form of radio detection means, with a radio base unit (8) being arranged on the base station and further transponder units (10, 12) being arranged on the extension arm elements (32, 33).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2007
    Publication date: October 8, 2009
    Inventor: Ulrich Möller
  • Patent number: 6920702
    Abstract: A cooling grate for bulk material, having a carrying plate for accommodating a layer of the material for cooling, and having conveying elements by means of which the material for cooling is conveyed in a conveying direction on the resting carrying plate and which comprise pushers, which are arranged in a movable manner on that side of the carrying plate which is subjected to the action of material for cooling, and a drive, which is arranged on the other side of the carrying plate and is intended for executing a lifting movement, each pusher being assigned an opening in the carrying plate and a transmission member, which is guided thereby and connects the pusher to the drive. The carrying plate is provided, at the openings, with in each case one collar, which at least at the front and rear, as seen in the conveying direction, has a seal acting between the transmission member and collar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2005
    Assignee: Claudius Peters Technologies GmbH
    Inventors: Hartmut Meyer, Thomas Staak, Dominique Brunet, Ulrich Möller
  • Patent number: 4744351
    Abstract: This invention relates to a medical support. In order to support, in a pressure-free manner, particularly pressure-sensitive locations of parts of the body of a patient, the aforesaid support comprises a plate-like bearer part with a plurality of receivers, arranged close together, on its upper side and a plurality of plug-in components which are inserted selectively and loosely into the receivers, are removable, and form, with their upper ends of appropriate shape, a substantially closed bearing or supporting surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 1986
    Date of Patent: May 17, 1988
    Assignee: S + G Implants GmbH
    Inventors: Hans Grundei, Ulrich Moellers