US Pat. No. 9,330,890

ELECTRODE ARRANGEMENT FOR A DIELECTRICALLY LIMITED GAS DISCHARGE

CINOGY GmbH, Duderstadt ...

1. A flexible, flat electrode arrangement for a dielectric barrier gas discharge, comprising
a central region and a peripheral region,
a flat electrode for conducting a high voltage potential, and
a flat dielectric,
wherein the flat dielectric is, at least in the peripheral region, a flat strip helically wound, and
wherein the flat electrode has at least one electrical conductor which runs in the longitudinal direction of the wound-up
strip and is embedded in the flat dielectric and opens out into an end face of the flat strip so that the flat electrode is
covered on all sides by the flat dielectric of the strip with the exception of the end face.

US Pat. No. 9,756,712

DEVICE FOR TREATING A SURFACE WITH A PLASMA

CINOGY GmbH, Duderstadt ...

1. A device for treating a surface with a dielectric barrier plasma, wherein the surface functions as counter electrode, comprising:
a housing, in which a high-voltage supply an electrode connected to the high-voltage supply, and a dielectric which screens
the electrode with respect to the surface are located, wherein

the electrode has a shape of a sphere which is rotatably mounted at least to a limited extent in the housing and protrudes
via a spherical portion from an end-face opening in the housing, and

the electrode is connected to the dielectric such that the spherical portion of said electrode protruding from the housing
is covered by the dielectric in every possible rotational position of the electrode, and

wherein the housing is composed of a head part and a handle part,
and wherein the head part comprises a connecting pin connecting to the electrode,
wherein the connecting pin projects into a complementary guide channel in the handle part in an assembled state of the housing,
and

wherein the connecting pin is connectable to a high-voltage supply when the housing is in the assembled state.

US Pat. No. 10,463,868

DEVICE FOR TREATING A BODY SURFACE OF A LIVING BODY

CINOGY GMBH, Duderstadt ...

1. A device for treating a body surface of a living body by means of a dielectric barrier discharge plasma, comprising:an electrode connected to a high voltage source;
a planar, flexible dielectric which shields the electrode connected to the high-voltage source from the body surface and which is suitable for placement on the body surface acting as a counter electrode, wherein the dielectric is embodied with a structured surface enabling a gas space for plasma discharge between the dielectric and the body surface; and
a layer made of a solid, open-pore matrix of a curative or healing material arranged on the structured surface of the dielectric.

US Pat. No. 10,357,580

ELECTRODE ARRANGEMENT FOR FORMING A DIELECTRIC BARRIER PLASMA DISCHARGE

CINOGY GmbH, Duderstadt ...

1. An electrode arrangement, comprising:a flat electrode connectable to a high voltage source by a connector; and
a flat dielectric, wherein the flat electrode except for the connector for the high voltage source is completely embedded in the flat dielectric, wherein the flat dielectric has a top surface and a bottom surface, wherein the bottom surface is a flat surface which faces a surface to be treated,
wherein the flat electrode has through-holes distributed over a plane formed by the flat electrode, and the flat dielectric has through-holes which extend from the bottom surface to the top surface and align with the through-holes of the flat electrode,
wherein the through-holes of the flat dielectric have smaller dimensions than the through-holes of the flat electrode but where the smaller dimensions are sufficient to allow fluid to pass therethrough from the bottom surface to the top surface of the flat dielectric, and
wherein the flat dielectric completely covers the flat electrode in each of the through-holes in the flat electrode,
wherein the bottom surface of the flat dielectric includes one or more features projecting therefrom which define a height of an open space when the electrode arrangement rests on the surface to be treated,
wherein the electrode arrangement is configured for forming a dielectric barrier plasma discharge in the open space between the bottom surface of the electrode arrangement and the surface to be treated with the surface to be treated functioning as a counter electrode, and with the fluid that collects on the surface to be treated being permitted to pass through the through-holes of the flat dielectric without contacting the through-holes of the flat electrode.

US Pat. No. 10,410,837

PLASMA-TREATMENT INSTRUMENT

CINOGY GMBH, Duderstadt ...

1. A plasma-treatment instrument for treating a surface with a dielectric-barrier plasma field which is generated between an electrode, supplied with a high alternating current (a.c.) voltage by a controller, and the surface,wherein the electrode forms with a dielectric surrounding the electrode a cylindrical roller,
wherein the cylindrical roller is rotatably supported in a grip housing with a shell surface, and is configured to be rolled along the surface,
wherein the electrode comprises at least two partial electrodes arranged alongside one another at equal intervals from the shell surface, wherein the at least two partial electrodes are insulated from one another by the dielectric, wherein the at least two partial electrodes are connected or connectable to different terminals of a source of high a.c. voltage,
wherein adjacent partial electrodes of the at least two partial electrodes are fed by the controller with equal-but-opposite, with respect to the waveform and the voltage level, partial a.c. voltages compensating each other.

US Pat. No. 10,932,352

FLAT PAD STRUCTURE

CINOGY GMBH, Duderstadt ...

1. A planar contact arrangement for generating a dielectric barrier plasma, comprising:at least one planar electrode embedded in a planar dielectric material, wherein the at least one planar electrode is configured to be supplied with high-voltage signals, wherein the at least one planar electrode is shielded on all sides against an unobstructed current flow, wherein the at least one planar electrode has a width and extends in a longitudinal direction,
wherein the at least one planar electrode generates a plasma on an application side,
wherein the at least one planar electrode is adaptable in size, and
wherein the at least one planar electrode is constructed from multiple identically constructed sections arranged in the longitudinal direction, wherein each of the multiple identically constructed sections has a dielectric section and at least one electrode section,
wherein each of the at least one electrode section of each of the multiple identically constructed sections adjoin one another in the longitudinal direction and form an electrode arrangement extending over a length,
wherein at least one section of the multiple identically constructed sections is separable from an adjacent section of the at least one section of the multiple identically constructed sections at a separation line which extends transversely to the longitudinal direction so as to reduce a size of an application area in the longitudinal direction; and
an insulating component which covers the separation line on a remaining section of the electrode arrangement.

US Pat. No. 11,071,192

FLAT FLEXIBLE SUPPORT PIECE FOR A DIELECTRICALLY IMPEDED PLASMA TREATMENT

Cinogy GmbH, Duderstadt ...


1. A planar flexible application piece, comprising:an electrode arrangement, which can be supplied with a high voltage, for a dielectric barrier plasma treatment of a surface to be treated, the electrode arrangement comprising at least one planar electrode and a dielectric layer of a planar flexible material having a bearing face for the surface to be treated, said dielectric layer electrically shielding the at least one electrode from the surface to be treated in such a way that only a dielectric barrier current can flow between the at least one electrode and the surface to be treated when a plasma field is formed in a gas space between the electrode arrangement and the surface to be treated by a high voltage of the at least one electrode;
a high-voltage stage for generating the high voltage wherein the high-voltage stage is contained inside the dielectric layer; and
a connecting piece, wherein an output of the high-voltage stage is connected to the at least one electrode by the connecting piece, wherein the connecting piece is contained as a conductive section inside the dielectric layer.

US Pat. No. 11,025,843

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR THE CONTINUOUS AND NON-INVASIVE DETERMINATION OF PHYSIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS OF A TEST SUBJECT

Cinogy GmbH, Duderstadt ...

1. Device for the continuous and non-invasive determination of physiological parameters of a test person during exercise comprisingan LED-based illumination unit, designed to be able to rest on the skin of the test person at a desired measuring point, with a plurality of different, juxtaposed LED types, whose emission maxima at different wavelengths ?1, ?2 . . . ?L lie from visible to NIR-wavelength range, wherein the lighting unit comprises at least one LED type with an emission maximum below 590 nm,
a photo sensor, which is designed to rest on the skin of the test person in order to capture light emitted by the illumination unit and passing through the body of the person to an exit location in the area of the photo sensor,
a data processing unit, which is connected to the photo sensor to read it out, and which is connected to the lighting unit and is adapted to operate the different LED types individually in a predetermined activation sequence at successive activation start times tk (k=1, 2 . . . M) for a respective predetermined activation period to activate and repeat the activation sequence with a clock frequency as a result n=1, 2 . . . N of activation sequences, the clock frequency is sufficiently high to resolve the pulse of the test person's circulation,
wherein
a camera sensor, based on CCD or CMOS with a two-dimensional array with rows and columns of sensor elements is used as the photo sensor,
the camera sensor is arranged relative to the lighting unit so that it can rest on the skin on the same side of the body part as the lighting unit and adjacent to it to detect light passing by transflection through the body of the test person to the camera sensor,
the data processing unit is set up to read out the camera sensor in each activation sequence at the activation start times tk (k=1, 2 . . . M) and over the respective activation period, and to record the detected intensities of the sensor elements, combined over subregions of sensor elements and the respective activation sequence from the sequence n=1, 2 . . . N of activation sequences and the respective activation start time tk (k=1, 2 . . . M) assigned as time series, wherein sub-areas of the camera sensor are summarized by reading out lines of the camera sensor, which lie parallel to the connection axis between the illumination unit and the camera sensor and along which the distance from the illumination unit increases, and parallel rows are combined into a single averaged row, and the data processing means is arranged to evaluate the averaged row as a function of the distance from the illumination to muscle oximetry.

US Pat. No. 10,857,373

TREATMENT DEVICE FOR A TREATMENT USING A DIALECTICALLY IMPEDED PLASMA

CINOGY GmbH, Duderstadt ...

1. A treatment device for a surface to be treated using a dielectric barrier plasma, comprising:a housing which has an end wall;
an electrode which is shielded from the surface to be treated by a dielectric that forms at least one part of the end wall wherein the electrode is connectable to a high-voltage generator,
wherein the end wall has at least one spacer which forms at least one gas chamber when the at least one spacer rests against the surface to be treated, and wherein the dielectric barrier plasma is formed in the gas chamber; and
a storage chamber fillable with a treatment agent arranged on a side of the end wall facing away from the surface to be treated,
wherein the end wall has passage openings, and
wherein a volume of the storage chamber can be reduced in such a way that upon a reduction of said volume the treatment agent reaches a region of the surface to be treated through the passage openings when the volume is reduced.