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).

  • Publication number: 20190177174
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the production of a boron-containing zeolitic material having an MWW framework structure comprising YO2 and B2O3, wherein Y stands for a tetravalent element, wherein said process comprises (a) providing a mixture comprising one or more sources for YO2, one or more sources for B2O3, one or more organotemplates, and seed crystals, (b) crystallizing the mixture obtained in (a) for obtaining a layered precursor of the boron-containing MWW-type zeolitic material, (c) calcining the layered precursor obtained in (b) for obtaining the boron-containing zeolitic material having an MWW framework structure, wherein the one or more organotemplates have the formula (I) R1R2R3N??(I) wherein R1 is (C5-C8)cycloalkyl, and wherein R2 and R3 are independently from each other H or alkyl, as well as to a synthetic boron-containing zeolite which is obtainable and/or obtained according to the inventive process as well as to its use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stefan MAURER, Andrei-Nicolae PARVULESCU, Ulrich MUELLER, Xiangju MENG, Feng-Shou XIAO, Yeqing WANG
  • Publication number: 20190178379
    Abstract: A pot-shaped, cold-formed steel brake piston as a pot which is open on one side includes a base and a wall including inner and outer walls, a radially inwardly configured groove is open in a radially outward direction and forms, radially at the inside, a groove bead projection. The open side of the pot ends as a bearing for a friction pad backplate. Interfaces integrated at the inside on the end side serve a) for the fixing between friction pad and steel brake piston and b) as support bearing for spring mounting the friction pad. An aspect is a further improved steel brake piston of the new generation. The minimum inner diameter dimin is axially set back in the direction of the base by a multiple of the length of a wall thickness s, and the minimum piston inner diameter dimin is formed by the groove bead projection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Tobias Schmidt, Matthias Würz, Norbert Leidecker, Martin Klacik, Matthias Müller, Uwe Zeibig, Ulrich Lorenz, Rico Bauersfield
  • Patent number: 10315924
    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 tetraalkylammonium cation R1R2R3R4N+-containing compounds, and one or more tetraalkylammonium cation R5R6R7R8N+-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, R3, R4, R5, R6, and R7 independently from one another stand for alkyl, and wherein R8 stands for cycloalkyl, as well as to zeolitic materials which may be obtained according to the inventive process and to their use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Feyen, Jeff Yang, Roger Ruetz, Ulrich Müller
  • Patent number: 10316007
    Abstract: A continuous process for preparing propylene oxide proceeds by (a) reacting propene with hydrogen peroxide in a reaction apparatus in the presence acetonitrile as solvent, obtaining a stream S0 containing propylene oxide, acetonitrile, water, at least one further component B; (b) separating propylene oxide from S0, obtaining stream S1 containing acetonitrile, water and B; (c) dividing S1 into streams S2 and S3; (d) subjects S3 to vapor-liquid fractionation in a first fractionation unit, obtaining vapor fraction stream S4a being depleted, relative to S3, of at least one of B and obtaining liquid bottoms stream S4b, and subjecting at least part of vapor fraction stream S4a to vapor-liquid fractionation in a second fractionation unit, obtaining vapor fraction stream S4c and liquid bottoms stream S4 being depleted, relative to S4a, of at least one of B; (e) recycling at least a portion of S4 to (a).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignees: BASF SE, DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Joaquim Henrique Teles, Dominic Riedel, Bianca Seelig, Philip Kampe, Markus Weber, Alexander Schroeder, Andrei-Nicolae Parvulescu, Ulrich Mueller, Daniel Urbanczyk, Meinolf Weidenbach, Werner J. Witzl, Holger Baer
  • Publication number: 20190169149
    Abstract: The present invention is related to a process for preparing propylene oxide, comprising (i) providing a stream comprising propene, hydrogen peroxide or a source of hydrogen peroxide, water, and an organic solvent; (ii) passing the liquid feed stream provided in (i) into an epoxidation zone comprising an epoxidation catalyst comprising a titanium zeolite, and subjecting the liquid feed stream to epoxidation reaction conditions in the epoxidation zone, obtaining a reaction mixture comprising propene, propylene oxide, water, and the organic solvent; (iii) removing an effluent stream from the epoxidation zone, the effluent stream comprising propylene oxide, water, organic solvent, and propene; (iv) separating propene from the effluent stream by distillation, comprising (iv.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicants: BASF SE, Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Joaquim Henrique TELES, Marvin KRAMP, Christian MUELLER, Nicolai Tonio WOERZ, Bernd METZEN, Tobias KELLER, Dominic RIEDEL, Heiner SCHELLING, Markus WEBER, Daniel URBANCZYK, Andrei-Nicolae PARVULESCU, Ulrike WEGERLE, Ulrich MUELLER, Meinolf WEIDENBACH, Werner J. WITZL, Karsten LUECKE
  • Publication number: 20190169037
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a zeolitic material having a FAU-type framework M structure comprising YO2 and X2O3, said process comprising: (a) preparing a mixture comprising one or more sources of YO2, one or more sources of X2O3, and one or more structure directing agents (SDA); (b) crystallizing the zeolitic material from the mixture obtained in (a); wherein Y is a tetravalent element and X is a trivalent element, and wherein the one or more structure directing agents comprise one or more isomers of diaminomethylcyclohexane as well as to a zeolitic material having an FAU-type framework structure obtainable and/or obtained according to the inventive process, to processes for preparing a coated substrate and a shaped body, respectively, from the zeolitic material having a FAU-type framework structure obtainable and/or obtained according to the inventive process, as well as to a method for selectively reducing nitrogen oxides NOx employing said zeolitic material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Natalia TRUKHAN, Alexander PANCHENKO, Ulrich MUELLER
  • Publication number: 20190173933
    Abstract: A method for the transmission and adaption of data can include the steps of generating generic requirement documents, identifying a plurality of suitable communication patterns on the basis of the generic requirement documents, determining currently available transport options and their service quality across at least one communication network, and selecting a communication pattern from a plurality of suitable communication patterns based on the network transmission qualities of the at least one communication network. The method can utilize a first functional layer and a second functional layer that are integrated between a software application layer and a network access layer that each receive input documents that are independent of each other. The input documents of the second functional layer can contain transport-related information while the input documents of the first functional layer can contain application-related information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Jurgen Totzke, Karl Klug, Paul Mueller, Tino Fleuren, Joachim Goetze, Ralf Steinmetz, Apostolos Papageorgiou, Ulrich Lampe, Phuoc Tran-Gia, Martina Zitterbart, Erwin Rathgeb, Adam Wolisz
  • Publication number: 20190170277
    Abstract: The invention relates to a fitting for producing a leaktight connection with a pipe end, having at least one pressing portion designed for pressing and the insertion of a pipe end, having at least one sealing and at least one retaining element. The sealing and retaining elements are arranged in the pressing portion. The retaining element is substantially annular. The annular shape defines axial and circumferential directions. The retaining element has two ends with respect to the circumferential direction. Specifying a fitting with a retaining element is achieved when the retaining element has, at each of the two ends, at least one contact surface extending at least partially in the circumferential direction. The contact surfaces are designed to be brought into contact with one another upon pressing the pressing portion. The invention relates to a system and method for producing a leaktight connection between a pipe end and fitting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Alexander Kost, Andreas Müller, Anton Hartmann, Benedikt Wiethoff, Ulrich Arning, Christian Rischen
  • Patent number: 10300468
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of a zeolitic material having an MWW framework structure and comprising boron and titanium, the process comprising (i) providing an aqueous synthesis mixture comprising a silica source, a boron source, a titanium source, and an MWW templating agent; (ii) heating the aqueous synthesis mixture to a temperature in the range of from 160 to 190 ° C.; (iii) subjecting the synthesis mixture (ii) to hydrothermal synthesis conditions, obtaining, in its mother liquor, a precursor of the zeolitic material; (iv) separating the precursor from its mother liquor; (v) calcining the separated precursor, obtaining the zeolitic material having an MWW framework structure and comprising boron and titanium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Andrei-Nicolae Parvulescu, Ulrich Mueller, Georg Uhl, Joaquim Henrique Teles, Dominic Riedel
  • Patent number: 10301185
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a zeolitic material comprising YO2 in its framework structure, wherein Y stands for a tetravalent element, wherein said process comprises the steps of: (1) providing a mixture comprising one or more sources for YO2, one or more fluoride containing compounds, and one or more structure directing agents; (2) crystallizing the mixture obtained in step (1) for obtaining a zeolitic material comprising YO2 in its framework structure; wherein the mixture provided in step (1) and crystallized in step (2) contains 35 wt.-% or less of H2O based on 100 wt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stefan Maurer, Ulrich Müller, Feng-Shou Xiao, Xiangju Meng, Qinming Wu
  • Patent number: 10304363
    Abstract: In a test method, a screen in a vehicle is actuated in order to generate a specified raster image. An electric current intensity flowing as a result of the actuation is measured, and the measured current intensity is compared with a specified reference current intensity. It is ascertained whether the raster image was generated without errors dependent on the comparison.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Continental Automotive GmbH
    Inventors: Ulrich Kabatek, Gerhard Müller, Reiner Schmidt, Kai Hohmann, Torsten Lahr
  • Publication number: 20190144290
    Abstract: The present invention relates to 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: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stefan MARX, Stefanie CLADE, Lena ARNOLD, Uwe DIEHLMANN, Ulrich MUELLER
  • Publication number: 20190143272
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a catalyst for selective catalytic reduction comprising• (i) preparing a mixture comprising a metal-organic framework material comprising an ion of a metal or metalloid selected from groups 2-5, groups 7-9, and groups 11-14 of the Periodic Table of the Elements, and at least one at least monodentate organic compound, a zeolitic material containing a metal as a non-framework element, optionally a solvent system, and optionally a pasting agent,• (ii) calcining of the mixture obtained in (i); and further relates to a catalyst per se comprising a composite material containing an amorphous mesoporous metal and/or metalloid oxide and a zeolitic material, wherein the zeolitic material contains a metal as non-framework element, as well as to the use of said catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2017
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Natalia TRUKHAN, Michaela MALTRY, Ulrich MUELLER, Stefan MARX, Karifala DUMBUYA, Mathias FEYEN
  • Publication number: 20190133777
    Abstract: A spine stabilization device having an interbody spacer shaped to be inserted between a vertebral body of an upper vertebra and a vertebral body of a lower vertebra. The device further includes a fixation device to be inserted after placement of the interbody spacer, the fixation device having a support portion securing the interbody spacer against escaping from between the vertebral bodies into a ventral direction. The support portion rests against a portion of an anterior surface of the interbody spacer, and includes an anchor. The anchor has an anchoring material portion that is inserted, in a liquid state, into cancellous bone tissue of at least one of the vertebral bodies of the upper and lower vertebra, to thereby infiltrate the cancellous bone tissue, and to harden thereafter so as to fix the support portion to the vertebral body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Andrea Müller, Milica Berra, Marcel Aeschlimann, Mario Lehmann, Urs Weber, Jörg Mayer, Stephen Hochschuler, Hansen Yuan, Frank M. Phillips, Stephanie Mehl, Elmar Mock, Andreas Wenger, Philipp Seiler, Ulrich Berlemann
  • Publication number: 20190134564
    Abstract: A catalyst for the selective catalytic reduction of NOx comprises a zeolitic material which comprises (A) one or more zeolites having a GME framework structure containing YO2 and X2O3, and optionally further comprises one or more zeolites having a CHA framework structure containing YO2 and X2O3, and/or comprises, (B) one or more zeolite intergrowth phases of one or more zeolites having a GME framework structure containing YO2 and X2O3 and one or more zeolites having a CHA framework structure containing YO2 and X2O3, wherein Y is a tetravalent element, and X is a trivalent element, and the zeolitic material contains Cu and/or Fe as non-framework elements in an amount ranging from 0.1 to 15 wt. % calculated as the element and based on 100 wt. % of YO contained in the zeolitic material. Also provided are a process for its preparation, and a use in a method for the selective catalytic reduction of NOx.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Mathias FEYEN, Ulrich MUELLER, Faruk OEZKIRIM, Stefan DUMSER, Natalia TRUKHAN, Michaela MALTRY, Stefan MAURER
  • Publication number: 20190129318
    Abstract: A projection exposure system (10) includes: a mask holding device (14), a substrate holding device (36), projection optics (26) imaging the mask structures (20) onto the substrate (30) during an exposure process, and a measurement structure (48) disposed in a defined position with respect to a reference element (16) of the projection exposure system, which defined position is mechanically uncoupled from the position of the mask holding device. The projection exposure system also includes a detector (52) arranged to record an image of the measurement structure imaged by the projection optics. During operation of the system, the imaging of the mask structures and of the measurement structure takes place at the same time by the projection optics. An evaluation device (54) establishes a lateral position of the image of the measurement structure in the area of the detector during the exposure process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Inventors: Ulrich Mueller, Joachim Stuehler, Oswald Gromer, Rolf Freimann, Paul Kaufmann, Bernhard Geuppert
  • Patent number: 10266417
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a zeolitic material comprising the steps of: (1) providing a mixture comprising one or more sources for YO2 and one or more alkenyltrialkylammonium cation R1R2R3R4N+-containing compounds as structure directing agent; and (2) crystallizing the mixture obtained in step (1) to obtain a zeolitic material; wherein Y is a tetravalent element, and wherein R1, R2, and R3 independently from one another stand for alkyl; and R4 stands for alkenyl, as well as to zeolitic materials which may be obtained according to the inventive process and to their use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Mathias Feyen, Ulrich Müller, Andrei-Nicolae Parvulescu, Bernd Bastian Schaack, Sebastian Ahrens, Dirk Gerhard, Sunghee Son, Gabriele Iffland, Bianca Seelig
  • Patent number: 10254655
    Abstract: An optical membrane element for an optical device in lithography, especially EUV (extreme ultraviolet) lithography, includes at least one membrane layer and a frame, which at least partially surrounds the membrane layer and at which at least part of the rim of the membrane layer is mounted. At least one tautening element is provided, which facilitates tautening of the membrane layer and wherein the optical membrane element can be used in a projection exposure system, especially for EUV lithography, such that the membrane layer of the membrane element can be adjustably tautened, such that the membrane layer is flat. A method for manufacturing a corresponding optical membrane element includes generating a tautening element lithographically together with the membrane layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH
    Inventors: Ulrich Mueller, Martin Rath
  • Patent number: 10248193
    Abstract: In a motor vehicle having a plurality of display devices, a gaze direction of a driver of the motor vehicle is detected and used to check whether the driver has directed his gaze to a display region of the display devices for at least a predefined gazing duration. If the gaze has been directed to one of the display regions of one of the display devices for at least the predefined gazing duration, an interaction mode of an operating device for controlling the relevant display device is activated. An extended gazing duration which is longer than the predefined gazing duration is predefined for at least one of the display devices and for this display device, the interaction mode is activated only if it has been detected that the gaze of the driver has been directed to the display region of this display device for at least the extended gazing duration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: AUDI AG
    Inventors: Marcus Kuehne, Ulrich Mueller
  • Publication number: 20190077779
    Abstract: A continuous process for the preparation of propylene oxide, comprising a start-up stage and normal run stage, wherein the normal run stage comprises (i) continuously providing a liquid feed stream comprising propene, hydrogen peroxide, acetonitrile, a formate salt, water and optionally propane, wherein in the liquid feed stream, the molar amount of the formate salt relative to the molar amount of hydrogen peroxide at a given point of time during the normal run stage is aN(Fo/H2O2); (ii) continuously passing the liquid feed stream provided in (i) into an epoxidation zone comprising a catalyst comprising a titanium zeolite having framework type MWW, and subjecting the liquid feed stream to epoxidation reaction conditions in the epoxidation zone, obtaining a reaction mixture comprising propylene oxide, acetonitrile, water, the formate salt, optionally propene, and optionally propane; (iii) continuously removing an effluent stream from the epoxidation zone, the effluent stream comprising propylene oxide, acetoni
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Dominic RIEDEL, Joaquim Henrique TELES, Heiner SCHELLING, Ulrike WEGERLE, Ulrich MUELLER, Andrei-Nicolae PARVULESCU, Jochen MANNWEILER, Timo HENN, Thomas LUEDERITZ, Nicolai Tonio WOERZ, Christian MUELLER, Markus WEBER, Daniel URBANCZYK