Patents by Inventor Ulrich Mueller

Ulrich Mueller 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: 11072535
    Abstract: A zeolitic material having framework type CHA, comprising a transition metal M and an alkali metal A, and having a framework structure comprising a tetravalent element Y, a trivalent element X and O, wherein the transition metal M is a transition I metal of groups 7 to 12 of the periodic table, A is one or more of K and Cs, Y is one or more of Si, Ge, Ti, Sn and Zr, and X is one or more of Al, B, Ga and In. A process for preparing such a zeolitic material. Use of such a zeolitic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Feyen, Ulrich Mueller, Xinhe Bao, Weiping Zhang, Dirk De Vos, Hermann Gies, Feng-Shou Xiao, Toshiyuki Yokoi, Ute Kolb, Bernd Marler, Yong Wang, Trees De Baerdemaeker, Chuan Shi, Xiulian Pan, Xiangju Meng
  • Publication number: 20210221695
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the calcination of a zeolitic material, wherein said process comprises the steps of (i) providing a zeolitic material comprising YO2 and optionally further comprising X2O3 in its framework structure in the form of a powder and/or of a suspension of the zeolitic material in a liquid, wherein Y stands for a tetravalent element and X stands for a trivalent element; (ii) atomization of the powder and/or of the suspension of the zeolitic material provided in (i) in a gas stream for obtaining an aerosol; (iii) calcination of the aerosol obtained in (ii) for obtaining a calcined powder; as well as to a zeolitic material obtainable and/or obtained according the inventive process, and to its use as a molecular sieve, as an adsorbent, for ion-exchange, as a catalyst, and/or as a catalyst support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Benedikt Kalo, Thomas Geiger, Rene Koenig, Ulrich Mueller, Stefan Maurer
  • Publication number: 20210214300
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the conversion of ethylene oxide to 2-aminoethanol and/or Di(2-hydroxyethyl)amine comprising (i) providing a catalyst comprising a zeolitic material comprising YO2 and X2O3 in its framework structure, wherein Y is a tetravalent element and X is a trivalent element, wherein the zeolitic material has a framework-type structure selected from the group consisting of MFI and/or MEL, including MEL/MFI intergrowths, and wherein the zeolitic material contains one or more rare earth elements; (ii) providing a mixture in the liquid phase comprising ethylene oxide and ammonia; (iii) contacting the catalyst provided in (i) with the mixture in the liquid phase provided in (ii) for converting ethylene oxide to 2-aminoethanol and/or Di(2-hydroxyethyl)amine, wherein the catalyst provided in (i) is obtained and/or obtainable by a process comprising loading one or more salts of the one or more rare earth elements into the pores of the porous structure of the zeolitic material and
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Inventors: Andrei-Nicolae PARVULESCU, Johann-Peter MELDER, Ulrich MUELLER, Alexander Michael HAYDL, Zeljko KOTANJAC, Hermann LUYKEN, Christian GRUENANGER
  • Publication number: 20210198114
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing a zeolitic material having a framework type FER and having a framework structure comprising silicon, aluminum, and oxygen, said process comprising (i) preparing an aqueous synthesis mixture comprising water; a zeolitic material having a framework type other than FER and having a framework structure comprising silicon, aluminum, and oxygen; a source of silicon other than the zeolitic material having a framework type other than FER; an organic structure directing agent comprising piperidine; a source of an alkali metal; and a source of a base; (ii) subjecting the aqueous synthesis mixture prepared according to (i) to hydrothermal synthesis conditions comprising heating the synthesis mixture to a temperature in the range of from 140 to 190° C. and keeping the synthesis mixture at a temperature in this range under autogenous pressure, obtaining a mother liquor comprising a solid material which comprises the zeolitic material having a framework type FER.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Andrei-Nicolae PARVULESCU, Robert MCGUIRE, Ulrich MUELLER, Alexander KROMER
  • Patent number: 11048172
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a method for producing an illumination system for an EUV apparatus in and to an illumination system for an EUV apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH
    Inventors: Juergen Baier, Daniel Runde, Matthias Manger, Ulrich Mueller, Joerg Lichtenthaeler, André Orthen, Joachim Welker, Markus Holz, Hubert Holderer
  • Patent number: 11046587
    Abstract: A continuous process for preparing a zeolitic material comprising (i) preparing a mixture comprising a source of YO2, optionally a source of X2O3, and a liquid solvent system; (ii) continuously feeding the mixture prepared in (i) into a continuous flow reactor at a liquid hourly space velocity in the range of from 0.3 to 20 h?1 for a duration of at least 1 h; and (iii) crystallizing the zeolitic material from the mixture in the continuous flow reactor, wherein the mixture is heated to a temperature in the range of from 100 to 300° C.; wherein the volume of the continuous flow reactor is in the range of from 150 cm3 to 75 m3, as well as to zeolitic materials which may be obtained according to the inventive process and to their use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stefan Marx, Stefanie Clade, Lena Arnold, Uwe Diehlmann, Ulrich Mueller
  • Publication number: 20210188153
    Abstract: A lamp arrangement for a motor vehicle, including a lamp with a transparent carrier for at least one light source, in particular a micro-LED, and a control device. The lamp arrangement has at least one environmental sensor which is arranged behind the carrier and which acquires sensor data through the carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: AUDI AG
    Inventors: Jacques HELOT, Ulrich MÜLLER
  • Publication number: 20210162385
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a rare earth element containing zeolitic material having a framework structure selected from the group consisting of AEI, AFT, AFV, AFX, AVL, CHA, EMT, GME, KFI, LEV, LTN, and SFW, including mixtures of two or more thereof, the framework structure of the zeolitic material comprising SiO2 and X2O3, wherein X stands for a trivalent element, wherein the zeolitic material displays an SiO2:X2O3 molar ratio in the range of from 2 to 20, and wherein the zeolitic material contains one or more rare earth elements as counter-ions at the ion exchange sites of the framework structure. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a process for the production of the inventive rare earth element containing zeolitic material as well as to the use of the inventive rare earth element containing zeolitic material as such and as obtainable and/or obtained according to the inventive process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Andrei-Nicolae PARVULESCU, Robert MCGUIRE, Ulrich MUELLER, Weiping ZHANG, Xiangju MENG, Feng-Shou XIAO, Toshiyuki YOKOI, Hermann GIES, Bernd MARLER, Ute KOLB, Dirk DE VOS
  • Publication number: 20210138902
    Abstract: A display panel for displaying at least one graphical display object and a control device are part of a display apparatus in a motor vehicle. The display panel is freestanding in a space and has a multiplicity of predetermined sections, each having a settable degree of light transmittance. As a result, an environment of the display panel may be visible in the display panel, depending on the degree of light transmittance. The control device is configured to individually set a respective light transmittance to a predetermined degree for each of the multiplicity of predetermined sections of the display panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: AUDI AG
    Inventors: Jacques HELOT, Ulrich MUELLER, Immo REDEKER, Joris MERTENS, Anna HUFNAGEL
  • Patent number: 10995008
    Abstract: A process for the calcination of a zeolitic material, wherein the process contains the steps of (i) providing a zeolitic material containing YO2 and optionally further containing X2O3 in its framework structure in the form of a powder and/or of a suspension of the zeolitic material in a liquid, wherein Y stands for a tetravalent element and X stands for a trivalent element; (ii) atomization of the powder and/or of the suspension of the zeolitic material provided in (i) in a gas stream for obtaining an aerosol; and (iii) calcination of the aerosol obtained in (ii) for obtaining a calcined powder, a zeolitic material obtained by the above process, and its use as a molecular sieve, as an adsorbent, for ion-exchange, as a catalyst, and/or as a catalyst support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Benedikt Kalo, Thomas Geiger, Rene Koenig, Ulrich Mueller, Stefan Maurer
  • Patent number: 10981796
    Abstract: A process comprising hydrothermally synthesizing a titanium-containing zeolitic material having framework type MWW in the presence of an MWW template compound, obtaining a mother liquor comprising water, a first portion of the MWW template compound and a titanium-containing zeolitic material having framework type MWW comprising a second portion of the MWW template compound, separating the first portion of the MWW template compound from the mother liquor and recycling the first portion of the MWW template compound into a hydrothermal synthesis of a titanium-containing zeolitic material having framework type MWW.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Inventors: Andrei-Nicolae Parvulescu, Ulrich Mueller, Regina Vogelsang, Nicole Sabine Bruns, Jan-Oliver Weidert
  • Publication number: 20210101801
    Abstract: A process for preparing a porous oxidic material with micropores and mesopores and a zeolitic material having an AEI framework with a tetravalent element Y, a trivalent element X and oxygen, the micropores having a pore diameter determined by nitrogen adsorption-desorption at 77 K of less than 2 nm and the mesopores having a pore diameter of from 2 to 50 nm, the process involving subjecting a synthesis mixture to hydrothermal crystallization at a crystallization temperature of from 90 to 200° C., to obtain a mother liquor containing the porous oxidic material having the zeolitic AEI framework.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Robert MCGUIRE, Ulrich MUELLER, Feng-Shou XIAO, Xiangju MENG, Xinhe BAO, Xiulian PAN, Toshiyuki YOKOI, Dirk DE VOS, Ute KOLB, Hermann GIES, Bernd MARLER, Weiping ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20210101800
    Abstract: Provided is a crystalline layered silicate, having an X-ray diffraction pattern comprising reflections at 2-theta values of (5.3±0.2)°, (8.6±0.2)°, (9.8±0.2)°, (21.7±0.2)° and (22.7±0.2). Also provided are a process for preparing the crystalline layered silicate and uses of the layered silicate. The process comprises steps of: (i) preparing a synthesis mixture comprising water, a source of Si, and a structure directing agent comprising a diethyldimethylammonium compound; (ii) subjecting the synthesis mixture obtained from (i) to hydrothermal synthesis conditions comprising heating the synthesis mixture obtained from (i) to a temperature in the range of from 110 to 180° C. and keeping the synthesis mixture at a temperature in this range under autogenous pressure for 1 to 6 days, obtaining a mother liquor comprising the crystalline layered silicate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias FEYEN, Ulrich MUELLER, Xinhe BAO, Weiping ZHANG, Dirk DE VOS, Hermann GIES, Feng-Shou XIAO, Toshiyuki YOKOI, Ute KOLB, Bernd MARLER, Yong WANG, Trees DE BAERDEMAEKER, Chuan SHI, Xiulian PAN, Xiangju MENG, Antje GRUENEWALD-LUEKE
  • Publication number: 20210080131
    Abstract: The invention relates to an air conditioning apparatus including a first absorptive heat exchanger having sorption channels in at least one flow direction, a method for conditioning fluids, in particular for cooling and/or drying a stream of air, an adsorptive air-air cross-flow heat exchanger, and an outer wall element including an integrated air conditioning apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Ralf Noerenberg, Walter Opper, Lukasz Karwacki, Mathias Weickert, Ulrich Mueller
  • Publication number: 20210053041
    Abstract: A process for preparing a zeolitic material comprising Ti, having framework type CHA and having a framework structure which comprises Si and O, said process comprising (i) preparing a pre-synthesis mixture comprising water, a CHA framework structure directing agent, and a zeolitic material comprising Ti, having framework type MFI and having a framework structure which comprises Si and O; (ii) removing water from the pre-synthesis mixture obtained from (i) by heating the pre-synthesis mixture to a temperature of less than 100° C. at a pressure of less than 1 bar (abs); (iii) hydrothermally crystallizing the zeolitic material comprising Ti, having framework type CHA and having a framework structure which comprises Si and O.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias FEYEN, Ulrich MUELLER, Xinhe BAO, Weiping ZHANG, Dirk DE VOS, Hermann GIES, Feng-Shou XIAO, Toshiyuki YOKOI, Ute KOLB, Bernd MARLER, Yong WANG, Trees DE BAERDEMAEKER, Chuan SHI, Xiangju MENG, Xiulian PAN
  • Publication number: 20210047192
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composition comprising a) zeolitic imidazolate framework ZIF-8; and b) Compounds of formula (I) or a stereoisomer, salt, tautomer or N-oxide thereof, wherein the variables have a meaning as defined in the main body of the text. It also relates to a method for fertilization comprising treatment with the composition. Other objects are the use of ZIF-8 for reducing the evaporation rate of Compounds of formula (I); a method for production of the composition as defined comprising step a) of adsorbing Compounds of formula (I) on ZIF-8; and the use of the composition for producing granules comprising Compounds of formula (I) and a fertilizer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Barbara Nave, Karl-Heinrich Schneider, Ulrich Mueller, Lukasz Karwacki, Lena Arnold, Anderi-Nicolae Parvulescu
  • Patent number: 10919827
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for recovering 3-methylbut-3-en-1-ol from a feed stream F1 comprising 3-methylbut-3-en-1-ol, one or more solvents, water, and isobutene, wherein 3-methylbut-3-en-1-ol, the one or more solvents and water are separated from isobutene by distillation, the process comprising subjecting the feed stream F1 to distillation conditions in a distillation unit, obtaining a bottoms stream B1 which is enriched in -methylbut-3-en-1-ol, in the one or more solvents and in water compared to the feed stream F1 subject The present invention relates to a process for recovering 3-methylbut-3-en-1-ol from a feed stream F1 comprising 3-methylbut-3-en-1-ol, one or more solvents, water, and isobutene, wherein 3-methylbut-3-en-1-ol, the one or more solvents and water are separated from isobutene by distillation, the process comprising subjecting the feed stream F1 to distillation conditions in a distillation unit, obtaining a bottoms stream B1 which is enriched in -methylbut-3-en-1-ol, in the
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Albert Werner, Miriam Bru Roig, Andrei-Nicolae Parvulescu, Roland Minges, Andreas Keller, Stephan Maurer, Ulrich Mueller, Wolfgang Siegel
  • Patent number: 10913660
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a zeolitic material having a CHA-type framework structure comprising YO2 and X2O3, wherein said process comprises the steps of: (1) providing a mixture comprising one or more sources for YO2, one or more sources for X2O3, one or more optionally substituted ethyltrimethylammonium cation-containing compounds, and one or more tetraalkylammonium cation R1R2R3R4N+-containing compounds as structure directing agent; (2) crystallizing the mixture obtained in step (1) for obtaining a zeolitic material having a CHA-type framework structure; wherein Y is a tetravalent element and X is a trivalent element, wherein R1, R2, and R3 independently from one another stand for alkyl, wherein R4 stands for cycloalkyl, and wherein the YO2:X2O3 molar ratio of the mixture in (1) ranges from 2 to 1,000, as well as to zeolitic materials which may be obtained according to the inventive process and to their use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Mathias Feyen, Roger Ruetz, Ulrich Mueller, Manzoor Sultan
  • Publication number: 20210031175
    Abstract: A batch process for preparing a zeolitic material having framework type CHA and a framework structure comprising Si, Al, O, and H, comprising (i) providing a seeding material comprising a zeolitic material having framework type CHA and a framework structure comprising Si, Al, O, and H; (ii) preparing a mixture comprising a source of Si, a source of Al, a seeding material provided in (i), a CHA framework structure directing agent comprising a cycloalkylammonium compound, and water, wherein the cycloalkylammonium compound is a compound comprising a cation R1R2R3R4N+ wherein R1, R2, R3 are, independently from one another, an alkyl residue having from 1 to 6 carbon atoms, and R4 is a 5- to 8-membered cycloalkyl residue, wherein in mixture, the molar ratio of water relative to Si comprised in the source of Si and in the seeding material, calculated as SiO2, is in the range of from 5:1 to 15:1, wherein the mixture, the molar ratio of sodium, calculated as Na2O, relative to Si comprised in the source of Si and in th
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicants: BASF SE, The University of Tokyo
    Inventors: Andrei-Nicolae PARVULESCU, Ulrich MUELLER, Kenta IYOKI, Watcharop CHAIKITTISILP, Torn WAKIHARA
  • Publication number: 20210017033
    Abstract: A process for preparing a zeolitic material comprising a metal M, having framework type AEI, and having a framework in structure which comprises a tetravalent element Y, a trivalent element X, and oxygen, said process comprising (i) providing a zeolitic of material comprising the metal M, having a framework type other than AEI, and having a framework structure comprising the trivalent element X, and oxygen; (ii) preparing a synthesis mixture comprising the zeolitic material provided in (i), water, a source of the tetravalent element Y, and an AEI framework structure directing agent; (iii) subjecting the synthesis mixture prepared in (ii) to hydrothermal synthesis conditions comprising heating the synthesis mixture to a temperature in the range of from 100 to 200 ° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2018
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Ahmad MOINI, Robert McGUIRE, Ulrich MUELLER