Patents by Inventor Ulrich Niedermeier

Ulrich Niedermeier 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: 20200212142
    Abstract: A device is disclosed. In an embodiment the device includes an anode, an organic active layer above the anode, an organic layer sequence above the organic active layer, a metallic layer above the organic layer sequence and a cathode above the metallic layer, wherein the metallic layer includes Yb.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Dominik Pentlehner, Andreas Rausch, Ulrich Niedermeier, Julia Desjardins
  • Publication number: 20200185568
    Abstract: A light-emitting component a first layer stack configured to generate light, at least one additional layer stack configured to generate light, where each of the first layer stack and the at least one additional layer stack are separately drivable from one another and where an auxiliary structure is arranged between the first layer stacks and the at least one additional layer stacks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2020
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Daniel Riedel, Andreas Rausch, Ulrich Niedermeier
  • Patent number: 10629660
    Abstract: An organic electronic component and a method for making an organic electronic component are disclosed. In an embodiment the component includes an anode, an active layer arranged above the anode, an electron injection layer arranged above the active layer and a cathode arranged above the electron injection layer. The electron injection layer further comprises a first organic layer comprising a first organic matrix material, a second organic layer comprising a second organic matrix material and a metallic layer, wherein the first organic matrix material has a higher electron conductivity than the second organic matrix material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Dominik Pentlehner, Andreas Rausch, Ulrich Niedermeier, Julia Desjardins
  • Patent number: 10608143
    Abstract: A light-emitting component is disclosed. In an embodiment the light-emitting device includes a first layer stack for generating light, at least one additional layer stack for generating light, wherein each of the first layer stack and the at least one additional layer stack are separately drivable from one another and an auxiliary structure arranged between the first layer stacks and the at least one additional layer stacks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Daniel Riedel, Andreas Rausch, Ulrich Niedermeier
  • Patent number: 10608197
    Abstract: The invention relates to an organic light-emitting component (100), comprising a functional layer stack (9) between two electrodes (1, 8), wherein the functional layer stack (9) has at least two organic light-emitting layers (2, 7) and at least one charge carrier generation zone (3), which is arranged between the two organic light-emitting layers (2, 7), wherein the charge carrier generation zone (3) comprises an electron-conducting organic layer (31) and a hole-conducting organic layer (32), between which an intermediate region (4) is arranged, wherein the intermediate region (4) comprises at least one organic intermediate layer (6) which has a first charge carrier transport mechanism and an inorganic intermediate layer (5) which has a second charge carrier transport mechanism, wherein the inorganic intermediate layer (5) is arranged between the organic intermediate layer (6) and the electron-conducting organic layer (31), and wherein the first charge carrier transport mechanism is at least partially differe
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Dominik Pentlehner, Carola Diez, Ulrich Niedermeier, Andreas Rausch
  • Patent number: 10529785
    Abstract: The invention relates to an optoelectronic component, the optoelectronic component comprises a light-emitting layer stack, and an electrothermal protection element, which is connected to the layer stack in the component and has a temperature-dependent resistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Daniel Riedel, Carola Diez, Arne Fleissner, Ulrich Niedermeier, Dominik Pentlehner, Andreas Rausch, Nina Riegel, Johannes Rosenberger, Thomas Wehlus
  • Patent number: 10454069
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting device and a method for producing an organic light emitting device are disclosed. In an embodiment the device includes a substrate and at least one layer sequence arranged on the substrate and suitable for generating electromagnetic radiation. The at least one layer sequence includes at least one first electrode surface arranged on the substrate, at least one second electrode surface arranged on the first electrode surface and an organic functional layer stack having organic functional layers between the first electrode surface and the second electrode surface. The organic functional layer stack includes at least one organic light-emitting layer, wherein the at least one organic light-emitting layer is configured to emit light, wherein the organic functional layer stack includes at least one inhomogeneity layer, and wherein a thickness of the at least one inhomogeneity layer varies in a lateral direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel Riedel, Thomas Wehlus, Carola Diez, Nina Riegel, Ulrich Niedermeier, Arne Fleißner, Erwin Lang
  • Patent number: 10177331
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing an organic light-emitting diode (1) comprising the following steps: providing a carrier (3) for the organic light-emitting diode (1), applying a solution (S) comprising a plurality of different emitter materials (E) to the carrier (1), wherein said emitter materials (E) are each formed by a certain type of organic molecule and have electrical charges that differ from each other, applying an electrical field (F), so that the solution is located in the electrical field (F), and drying the solution (S) into a plurality of emitter layers (20) in an organic layer stack (2), while the electrical field is applied, so that the emitter materials (E) are accommodated separately from each other, each in a certain emitter layer (20) of the organic stack (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Silke Scharner, Carola Diez, Dominik Pentlehner, Ulrich Niedermeier
  • Publication number: 20180374910
    Abstract: The invention relates to an optoelectronic component, the optoelectronic component comprises a light-emitting layer stack, and an electrothermal protection element, which is connected to the layer stack in the component and has a temperature-dependent resistor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2016
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicant: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel Riedel, Carola Diez, Arne Fleissner, Ulrich Niedermeier, Dominik Pentlehner, Andreas Rausch, Nina Riegel, Johannes Rosenberger, Thomas Wehlus
  • Patent number: 10121833
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting diode includes at least two segments arranged adjacent to one another, a scattering layer that at least partially scatters the light generated in each of the segments, and at least one separating region located in the scattering layer, wherein the separating region has a transmittance for light generated in the segments of at most 20%, the separating region, when viewed in a plan view, is arranged in a transitional region between adjacent segments such that within the scattering layer propagation of light between the segments is suppressed, the segments include organic layer sequences each located between a first electrode and a second electrode, the segments are distant from one another in a direction parallel to the main directions of extension, and the scattering layer directly adjoins the first electrode which is light-transmitting and directly adjoins a transparent layer on a side remote from the first electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel Riedel, Andreas Rausch, Ulrich Niedermeier
  • Publication number: 20180240994
    Abstract: The invention relates to an organic light-emitting component (100), comprising a functional layer stack (9) between two electrodes (1, 8), wherein the functional layer stack (9) has at least two organic light-emitting layers (2, 7) and at least one charge carrier generation zone (3), which is arranged between the two organic light-emitting layers (2, 7), wherein the charge carrier generation zone (3) comprises an electron-conducting organic layer (31) and a hole-conducting organic layer (32), between which an intermediate region (4) is arranged, wherein the intermediate region (4) comprises at least one organic intermediate layer (6) which has a first charge carrier transport mechanism and an inorganic intermediate layer (5) which has a second charge carrier transport mechanism, wherein the inorganic intermediate layer (5) is arranged between the organic intermediate layer (6) and the electron-conducting organic layer (31), and wherein the first charge carrier transport mechanism is at least partially differe
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Dominik PENTLEHNER, Carola DIEZ, Ulrich NIEDERMEIER, Andreas RAUSCH
  • Publication number: 20180212003
    Abstract: An organic electronic component and a method for making an organic electronic component are disclosed. In an embodiment the component includes an anode, an active layer arranged above the anode, an electron injection layer arranged above the active layer and a cathode arranged above the electron injection layer. The electron injection layer further comprises a first organic layer comprising a first organic matrix material, a second organic layer comprising a second organic matrix material and a metallic layer, wherein the first organic matrix material has a higher electron conductivity than the second organic matrix material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Dominik Pentlehner, Andreas Rausch, Ulrich Niedermeier, Julia Desjardins
  • Publication number: 20180069061
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting diode includes at least two segments arranged adjacent to one another, a scattering layer that at least partially scatters the light generated in each of the segments, and at least one separating region located in the scattering layer, wherein the separating region has a transmittance for light generated in the segments of at most 20%, the separating region, when viewed in a plan view, is arranged in a transitional region between adjacent segments such that within the scattering layer propagation of light between the segments is suppressed, the segments include organic layer sequences each located between a first electrode and a second electrode, the segments are distant from one another in a direction parallel to the main directions of extension, and the scattering layer directly adjoins the first electrode which is light-transmitting and directly adjoins a transparent layer on a side remote from the first electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Inventors: Daniel Riedel, Andreas Rausch, Ulrich Niedermeier
  • Publication number: 20180062115
    Abstract: A method for producing a light-emitting device and light-emitting device are disclosed. In an embodiment the method includes providing a carrier layer comprising a substrate, applying a first electrode layer, applying a layer sequence for generating light, applying a second electrode layer and structuring at least one layer for varying an optical thickness in a first region of the light-emitting device differently from the layer in a second region of the light-emitting device, wherein the second region is laterally arranged relative to the first region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2016
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Michael Popp, Ulrich Niedermeier, Andreas Rausch, Nina Riegel, Philipp Schwamb, Benjamin Claus Höflinger
  • Publication number: 20180026161
    Abstract: A light-emitting component is disclosed. In an embodiment the light-emitting device includes a first layer stack for generating light, at least one additional layer stack for generating light, wherein each of the first layer stack and the at least one additional layer stack are separately drivable from one another and an auxiliary structure arranged between the first layer stacks and the at least one additional layer stacks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2016
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Inventors: Daniel Riedel, Andreas Rausch, Ulrich Niedermeier
  • Publication number: 20170358777
    Abstract: An light-emitting apparatus and a method for producing a light-emitting apparatus are disclosed. In an embodiment, the apparatus includes at least one organic device and an outcoupling layer, wherein the at least one organic device emits electromagnetic radiation during operation, wherein the outcoupling layer contains optical structures, and wherein the apparatus has a non-Lambertian radiation distribution curve during operation. The outcoupling layer influences the radiation passing through it in an optically varying manner by the optical structures along a lateral direction in order to produce the non-Lambertian radiation distribution curve.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Karsten Diekmann, Thorsten Vehoff, Ulrich Niedermeier, Andreas Rausch, Daniel Riedel, Nina Riegel, Thomas Wehlus
  • Publication number: 20170229675
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting device and a method for producing an organic light emitting device are disclosed. In an embodiment the device includes a substrate and at least one layer sequence arranged on the substrate and suitable for generating electromagnetic radiation. The at least one layer sequence includes at least one first electrode surface arranged on the substrate, at least one second electrode surface arranged on the first electrode surface and an organic functional layer stack having organic functional layers between the first electrode surface and the second electrode surface. The organic functional layer stack includes at least one organic light-emitting layer, wherein the at least one organic light-emitting layer is configured to emit light, wherein the organic functional layer stack includes at least one inhomogeneity layer, and wherein a thickness of the at least one inhomogeneity layer varies in a lateral direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2015
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventors: Daniel Riedel, Thomas Wehlus, Carola Diez, Nina Riegel, Ulrich Niedermeier, Arne Fleißner, Erwin Lang
  • Patent number: 9655198
    Abstract: A method of operating an organic light-emitting component having first and second electrodes that have arranged between them an organic functional layer stack having at least one organic light-emitting layer that, during operation, produces light emitted via a luminous area, the first and second electrodes and the organic functional layer stack are in an extensive form, in contact with the first electrode, at each of two opposite edges of the first electrode a respective conductor track is arranged that extends in a longitudinal direction along the respective edge, the two conductor tracks have contact made with them on a same side of the first electrode by a connection element so that during operation there is a voltage drop in each conductor track in the longitudinal direction, which voltage drop brings about a luminous density gradient on the luminous area in a direction following the longitudinal direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: OSRAM Oled GmbH
    Inventors: Benjamin C. Krummacher, Erwin Lang, Ulrich Niedermeier, Thorsten Vehoff
  • Publication number: 20160359127
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing an organic light-emitting diode (1) comprising the following steps: providing a carrier (3) for the organic light-emitting diode (1), applying a solution (S) comprising a plurality of different emitter materials (E) to the carrier (1), wherein said emitter materials (E) are each formed by a certain type of organic molecule and have electrical charges that differ from each other, applying an electrical field (F), so that the solution is located in the electrical field (F), and drying the solution (S) into a plurality of emitter layers (20) in an organic layer stack (2), while the electrical field is applied, so that the emitter materials (E) are accommodated separately from each other, each in a certain emitter layer (20) of the organic stack (2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2015
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Inventors: Silke SCHARNER, Carola DIEZ, Dominik PENTLEHNER, Ulrich NIEDERMEIER
  • Patent number: 9490438
    Abstract: Different embodiments of the optoelectronic component have an organic layer structure for isolating charge carriers of a first charge carrier type and charge carriers of a second charge carrier type. The organic layer structure comprises a copper complex which has at least one ligand with the chemical structure as per a formula (I). In this formula, E1 and E2 are each one of the following elements independently of one another: oxygen, sulphur or selenium. R is chosen from the group comprising: hydrogen or substituted or unsubstituted, branched, linear or cyclic hydrocarbons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Karsten Heuser, Arndt Jaeger, Ulrich Niedermeier, Carola Diez