US Pat. No. 9,423,108

SOCKET FOR A LAMP HAVING AN OLED ILLUMINANT

PANASONIC CORPORATION, O...

1. Socket for an illuminant (23), the socket (23) comprising:
a socket housing (90) comprising, on its connection side (131) associated with the illuminant (23), a socket connection device (130) that is disposed for establishing a mechanical and electrical connection with the illuminant (23);

a mounting side (132) of the socket housing (90) opposite the connection side (131) for mounting the socket (20) to a mounting surface;

socket housing sides (93) disposed between the connection side (131) and the mounting side (132) of the socket housing (90), wherein supply connections (95) for the electrical connection of the socket (20) with a supply line (16) are provided on at least one of the socket housing sides (93);

short-circuit connectors (116) arranged in the socket housing (90), the short-circuit connectors having several connection surfaces (114), wherein each supply connection (95) that is to be short-circuited is allocated one of the connection surfaces (114) of the same short-circuit connector (116);

wherein the supply connections (95) display either a positive polarity (+) or a negative polarity (?), and that all supply connections (95) displaying the same polarity (+ or ?) are electrically short-circuited with one another.

US Pat. No. 9,276,223

DOPANT FOR A HOLE CONDUCTOR LAYER FOR ORGANIC SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS, AND USE THEREOF

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A hole conductor layer for organic electronic components, in which a dopant comprising a mononuclear square-planar transition
metal complex comprising a central atom and ligands has been introduced into a hole conductor matrix, and wherein the ligands
are selected from the group consisting of acetylacetonate (acac), trifluoroacetylacetonate (tfac), hexafluoroacetylacetonate
(hfac), 6,6,7,7,8,8,8-heptafluoro-2,2-dimethyl-3,5-octanedionate (fod), and 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-3,5-heptanedionate (dpm).

US Pat. No. 9,419,244

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT AND METHOD OF PRODUCING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. A method of producing an organic light-emitting component comprising:
providing a substrate on which a functional layer stack is applied, the stack comprising a first electrode, an organic functional
layer stack thereover comprising an organic light-emitting layer and a translucent second electrode thereover,

applying a translucent protective layer directly on the translucent second electrode with a halogen-free metalorganic compound,
the protective layer having a refractive index of more than 1.6; and

applying a translucent thin-film encapsulation arrangement on the translucent protective layer with a metal compound containing
halogen.

US Pat. No. 9,312,308

ORGANIC LIGHTING DEVICE AND LIGHTING EQUIPMENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A luminous means comprising:
a substrate having a first main surface, to which a first electrode is applied;
a second electrode;
an organic layer stack within an active region of the substrate between the first and the second electrode, wherein the organic
layer stack comprises at least one organic layer which is suitable for generating light; and

a sensor adapted for determining the color locus and/or the brightness of a light.

US Pat. No. 9,655,198

METHOD OF OPERATING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT

OSRAM Oled GmbH, (DE)

1. A method of operating an organic light-emitting component,
wherein the organic light-emitting component has a first electrode and a second electrode 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,

wherein 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,

the organic light-emitting component has a characteristic r=dV/dj,
where V denotes an operating voltage and j denotes an operating current density and dV/dj is the mathematical derivative of
the operating voltage with respect to the operating current density,

an operating point r=rA is chosen such that it holds that:

0.75?U?1, with U=1?(1?H)/(1+H), H=cos h?1(L/?) and ?=(r/R)0.5,

where d denotes a distance between the conductor tracks in a direction transverse to the longitudinal direction, L=0.5×d and
R is the sheet resistance of the first electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,299,748

ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic optoelectronic component comprising:
a substrate comprising a light-transmissive material;
an organic light emitting element having an organic light emitting layer between two electrodes, the organic light emitting
element configured to generate light during operation;

an organic light detecting element having an organic light detecting layer;
wherein the organic light emitting element and the organic light detecting element are arranged on the substrate; and
wherein part of the light generated by the organic light emitting element during operation enters the substrate, emerges from
the substrate and is detected by the organic light detecting element.

US Pat. No. 9,601,721

ENCAPSULATION FOR AN ORGANIC ELECTRONIC DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic electronic device comprising:
a substrate;
an active layer disposed on the substrate;
a thin-layer encapsulation directly disposed on the active layer;
a first adhesive layer disposed on the thin-layer encapsulation, wherein the first adhesive layer comprises a getter material;
a covering layer directly disposed on the first adhesive layer; and
a second adhesive layer arranged circumferentially around the first adhesive layer, wherein the second adhesive layer is free
of the getter material,

wherein the active layer has edges, lateral surfaces and a main surface facing away from the substrate,
wherein the thin-layer encapsulation covers the lateral surfaces and the main surface of the active layer facing away from
the substrate,

wherein the second adhesive layer covers lateral surfaces of the thin-layer encapsulation and a main surface of the thin-layer
encapsulation partly,

wherein a thickness of the thin-layer encapsulation is between 10 nm and 500 nm, and
wherein the covering layer is a metal foil or a plastic foil.

US Pat. No. 9,172,057

ENCAPSULATION STRUCTURE FOR AN OPTO-ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An encapsulation structure for an optoelectronic component, comprising:
a thin-film encapsulation for protecting the optoelectronic component against chemical impurities;
an adhesive layer formed on the thin-film encapsulation, wherein the adhesive layer is formed such that particle impurities
situated at the surface of the thin-film encapsulation are at least partly enclosed by the adhesive layer; and

a cover layer formed on the adhesive layer and serving for protecting the thin-film encapsulation and/or the optoelectronic
component against mechanical damage, wherein the cover layer comprises a heat conducting foil or a lacquer layer comprising
a polyacrylic protective lacquer.

US Pat. No. 9,112,165

METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT, AND OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an optoelectronic component, the method comprising:
forming a first electrode on a substrate;
forming an organic functional layer structure on the first electrode;
forming a second electrode on the organic functional layer structure;
forming at least one contact for making contact with the first and/or second electrode;
forming an encapsulation layer above the layer structure and the contact;
applying a lacquer to the encapsulation layer above and/or alongside the layer structure so that the lacquer serves as an
etching stop for the layer structure and/or a flank of the layer structure during anisotropic etching;

removing the encapsulation layer above the contact with the aid of an anisotropic etching method; and
cooling the substrate during the anisotropic etching method.

US Pat. No. 9,245,929

LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT ARRANGEMENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A light-emitting component arrangement, comprising:
at least one flexible printed circuit board having at least one edge region wherein the at least one edge region is provided
with an edge depression;

at least one light-emitting component coupled to the flexible printed circuit board;
at least one electromechanical connecting part;
wherein the at least one electromechanical connecting part is mechanically fixed to the flexible printed circuit board and
is electrically coupled to the light-emitting component, and wherein the at least one electromechanical connecting part includes
a connecting part body having a top side and an underside, wherein the underside of the at least one electromechanical connecting
part is provided with at least one electrically conductive contact region by means of which the electromechanical connecting
part is electrically coupled to the flexible printed circuit board,

wherein the at least one electromechanical connecting part is provided in the edge depression of the at least one edge region
such that the underside bears on an exposed surface of the edge region,

wherein the at least one electromechanical connecting part has an electromechanical connection on the top side for mechanically
and electrically connecting a connecting element which is external to the printed circuit board wherein the at least one electrically
conductive contact region is electrically connected to the electromechanical connection through the connecting part body.

US Pat. No. 9,190,628

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:
at least one layer of the optoelectronic component;
at least one adhesive on the layer of the optoelectronic component; and
a cover on the at least one adhesive;
wherein the at least one adhesive is cured only in a partial region above at least one of a substrate and the layer; and
wherein, after being cured, the partial region at least partly encloses a region in which a liquid adhesive is provided, wherein
the liquid adhesive is configured to flow into a defect location.

US Pat. No. 9,097,414

LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE ON A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND LIGHT SOURCE ARRANGEMENT COMPRISING A PLURALITY OF LIGHT SOURCE DEVICES

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A light source device, comprising:
a light source comprising a first electrode and a second electrode;
an input terminal coupled at least to the first electrode for the supply of input voltage;
an output terminal coupled at least to the second electrode for providing an output voltage;
a first bridging terminal and a second bridging terminal; and
a printed circuit board coupled to the light source;
wherein the printed circuit board has at least one conductor track coupled to the first bridging terminal and the second bridging
terminal for guiding an electrical potential electrically isolated from the first bridging terminal to the second bridging
terminal in a manner that bridges the light source,

wherein the input terminal comprises a first potential input terminal coupled to the first electrode for supplying a first
electrical potential, and a second potential input terminal coupled to the second electrode for supplying a second electrical
potential, and/or

wherein the output terminal comprises a first potential output terminal coupled to the first electrode for providing a first
electrical potential, and a second potential output terminal coupled to the second electrode for providing a second electrical
potential.

US Pat. No. 9,472,781

ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC ELEMENT INCLUDING DIFFUSION CHANNELS

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an optoelectronic component, the method comprising:
providing an optoelectronic component comprising a dielectric layer on or above an electrically conductive layer, wherein
the dielectric layer is designed for sealing the electrically conductive layer substantially hermetically impermeably with
regard to water, wherein the dielectric layer has diffusion channels; and

closing the dielectric layer, wherein at least some of the diffusion channels in the dielectric layer are closed, and wherein
the diffusion channels are closed by means of forming a connection between a chemically active substance or a chemically active
substance mixture in the respective diffusion channel and the dielectric layer;

wherein the chemically active substance or the chemically active substance mixture is electrically charged.

US Pat. No. 9,293,733

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT HAVING A LAYER WITH A LOW ABSORPTION COEFFICIENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting component comprising:
a translucent substrate;
an optical coupling-out layer overlying the translucent substrate;
a translucent electrode overlying the coupling-out layer;
an organic functional layer stack having organic functional layers, the organic functional layer stack comprising:
an organic hole-conducting layer or an organic electron-conducting layer overlying the translucent electrode,
an organic light-emitting layer overlying the hole-conducting layer or overlying the organic electron-conducting layer, and
an organic electron-conducting layer or an organic hole-conducting layer; and
a reflective electrode,
wherein the organic light-emitting layer is at a distance of greater than or equal to 150 nm from the reflective electrode,
and

wherein the electron-conducting layer or the hole-conducting layer is arranged between the reflective electrode and the light-emitting
layer, is thicker than 5 nm, has an absorption coefficient k of less than or equal to 0.005 for wavelengths of greater than
450 nm, and is doped.

US Pat. No. 9,105,874

LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENTS AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A light-emitting component, comprising:
a first electrode;
an organic electroluminescent layer structure on or over the first electrode;
a second translucent electrode on or over the organic electroluminescent layer structure;
a mirror layer structure on or over the second electrode, wherein the mirror layer structure has a lateral thermal conductance
of at least 1*10?3 W/K;

optically translucent layer structure between the second translucent electrode and the mirror layer structure; and
a second optically translucent layer structure, wherein the first electrode is on or over the second optically translucent
layer structure.

US Pat. No. 9,647,186

METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an electronic component comprising barrier layers for the encapsulation of the component, comprising:
providing a substrate with at least one functional layer;
applying at least one first barrier layer on the functional layer via plasma enhanced atomic layer deposition (PEALD); and
applying at least one second barrier layer on the functional layer by means of plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD);
wherein the at least one first barrier layer is applied at a temperature of less than 100° C.

US Pat. No. 9,287,519

OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Munich ...

1. An optoelectronic device, comprising:
a first organic functional layer structure;
a second organic functional layer structure; and
a charge generating layer structure between the first organic functional layer structure and the second organic functional
layer structure, wherein the charge generating layer structure comprises:

a first electron-conducting charge generating layer; wherein the first electron-conducting charge generating layer comprises
or is formed from an intrinsically electron-conducting substance;

a second electron-conducting charge generating layer; and
an interlayer between first electron-conducting charge generating layer; and second electron-conducting charge generating
layer;

wherein the interlayer comprises at least one phthalocyanine derivative; and
wherein the interlayer comprises or is formed from the same substance or the same substance mixture as the substance or the
substance mixture of the first electron-conducting charge generating layer, wherein however the substance or the substance
mixture has a different physical structure, or wherein the interlayer comprises or is formed from the same substance or the
same substance mixture as the substance or the substance mixture of the second electron-conducting charge generating layer,
wherein however the substance or the substance mixture has a different physical structure.

US Pat. No. 9,627,643

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:
a substrate,
a first electrically conductive electrode layer disposed on or over a top surface of
the substrate,
a second electrically conductive electrode layer over the first electrically
conductive electrode layer,
an organic layer structure between the first electrically conductive electrode layer
and the second electrically conductive electrode layer,
wherein the organic layer structure comprises, from a top view, a 2D-closed
shaped light-emitting region, the top view being a view facing the top surface of
the substrate, wherein the 2D-closed shaped light-emitting region has a first
portion and a second portion complementary to the first portion, and
a conductor track structure,
wherein the first electrically conductive electrode layer, the second electrically conductive electrode layer and the conductor
track structure are formed in each case from an optically transparent material,

wherein the conductor track structure has a first conductor track layer and a second conductor track layer, wherein the first
conductor track layer is arranged in a manner separated from the second conductor track layer,

wherein the first conductor track layer is arranged at the first electrically conductive electrode layer and the second conductor
track layer is arranged at the second electrically conductive electrode layer,

wherein from the top view or a view opposite to the top view, the first conductive track layer covers all of the first portion
and the second conductive track layer covers the second portion.

US Pat. No. 9,444,074

METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an optoelectronic component, the method comprising:
increasing a refractive index of a substrate in at least one region at at least one predefined position in the substrate in
such a way that the region having an increased refractive index extends as far as a surface of the substrate; and

forming an electrode layer on or above the surface of the substrate at least partly above the region having an increased refractive
index,

wherein the increasing the refractive index of the substrate in the region having an increased refractive index is carried
out by compacting the substrate using a laser.

US Pat. No. 9,337,447

RADIATION EMITTING DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A radiation-emitting device, comprising an organic radiation-emitting functional layer, which emits a primary radiation,
and a radiation decoupling layer, which is disposed in a beam path of the primary radiation, wherein the radiation decoupling
layer comprises, on a side remote from the radiation-emitting functional layer, a microstructure having regularly disposed
geometric structural elements, and at least partial regions of the radiation decoupling layer contain regions which effect
scattering of the primary radiation, the radiation decoupling layer further comprising a matrix which comprises a polymer
which is transparent to the primary radiation,
wherein each one of the geometric structural elements has exactly one light decoupling surface facing away from the radiation-emitting
functional layer, said light decoupling surfaces being continuously differentiable, and

wherein each planar curve, extending from a maximum of a respective one of the geometric structural elements to a base thereof,
comprises in its lower third nearest to the radiation-emitting functional layer only curvatures which are smaller than any
curvature in a corresponding upper third of the planar curve, the upper third being the third that is most remote from the
radiation-emitting functional layer.

US Pat. No. 9,130,196

LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A light-emitting component, comprising:
an electrically active region, comprising:
a first electrode;
a second electrode;
an organic functional layer structure between the first electrode and the second electrode;
a cover arranged above the electrically active region; and
a layer structure arranged between the cover and the electrically active region and having at least one layer, wherein the
at least one layer has a refractive index which is less than a refractive index of the cover; and

an adhesive between the cover and the at least one layer of the layer structure for fixing the cover,
wherein the refractive index of the at least one layer of the layer structure is less than a refractive index of the adhesive,
wherein the adhesive is a different material from the at least one layer of the layer structure.

US Pat. No. 9,583,740

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT, CONTACT-MAKING DEVICE, AND OPTOELECTRONIC SUBASSEMBLY

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:
a carrier body,
an optoelectronic layer structure formed above the carrier body and having at least one contact region for electrically contacting
the optoelectronic layer structure,

a covering body arranged above the optoelectronic layer structure,
at least one contact cutout, extending through the covering body and/or the carrier body and having a first cutout region
and a second cutout region, which lead into one another and which extend in each case from an outer surface of the covering
body and/or of the carrier body in a direction toward a layer plane in which the contact region is formed, wherein a first
clear width of the contact cutout near the corresponding outer surface in the first cutout region is greater than a second
clear width in the second cutout region near the corresponding outer surface, and wherein the second clear width of the second
cutout region near the corresponding outer surface is less than a third clear width of the second cutout region near the contact
region, and wherein at least one part of the contact region is exposed at least in the second cutout region.

US Pat. No. 9,252,378

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting component, comprising:
a translucent substrate;
an optical coupling-out layer overlying the translucent substrate;
a translucent electrode overlying the coupling-out layer;
an organic functional layer stack comprising:
a first organic light-emitting layer overlying the translucent electrode, wherein the first organic light-emitting layer comprises
arbitrarily arranged emitter molecules;

a second organic light-emitting layer overlying the first organic light-emitting layer, wherein the second organic light-emitting
layer comprises anisotropically oriented emitter molecules having an anisotropic molecular structure; and

a reflective electrode overlying the organic function layer stack.

US Pat. No. 9,224,982

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. Organic light-emitting device with
a functional layer stack, which comprises a substrate, a first electrode thereabove, an organic functional layer stack thereabove
with an organic light-emitting layer and a second electrode thereabove,

wherein one layer of the functional layer stack forms a carrier layer for a scattering layer,
wherein the scattering layer comprises at least one first and one second organic component with different refractive indices,
wherein the first organic component is hydrophobic and the second organic component is hydrophilic,
wherein the glass transition temperature of a mixture of the first organic component and the second organic component is above
room temperature and

wherein the first organic component and the second organic component are present in partially segregated form in the scattering
layer and the scattering layer comprises a mesoscopic boundary layer between the first and second organic components or the
scattering layer is present as a mesophase with the first and second organic components.

US Pat. No. 9,196,870

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. Organic light-emitting diode having a mirror and having an organic layer sequence comprising:
a first active layer which is arranged to produce first radiation, and
at least two second active layers which are arranged to produce second radiation, wherein
the active layers are arranged one above the other in a main direction away from the mirror, and
a charge generation layer is located in each case between two adjacent active layers, wherein
the second active layers each have the same at least two radiation active organic materials and the first active layer has
a radiation active organic material which is different therefrom,

an optical cavity is formed by the mirror and by an optical boundary layer having a jump in the refractive index on a side
of the organic layer sequence facing away from the mirror,

the cavity has several intensity maxima in the main direction, wherein the active layers are each located in or on one of
the intensity maxima in the main direction,

a distance between the second active layers is smaller than a distance between the first active layer and the closest second
active layer and

the second active layers are optimised for mutually different wavelengths.

US Pat. No. 9,166,178

ORGANIC ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND DOPANT FOR DOPING AN ORGANIC SEMICONDUCTING MATRIX MATERIAL

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A polynuclear Lewis acidic copper complex for p-doping an organic semiconducting matrix material comprising at least two
copper atoms, and at least one ligand L bridging the two copper atoms, the ligand L having the following formula:

wherein E1 and E2 denote independent from each other oxygen, sulphur, selenium or NR?, wherein R? represents hydrogen or a
substituted or unsubstituted, branched, linear or cyclic hydrocarbon and wherein R represents a substituted or unsubstituted,
branched, linear or cyclic alkyl or aryl group bearing at least one electron withdrawing substituent and wherein the copper
atoms contained in the copper complex are at least partially in an oxidation state+2.

US Pat. No. 9,502,682

OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic device having a functional layer stack, an encapsulation layer provided for encapsulating the layer stack,
a first insulating structure, a second insulating structure and at least one metal layer, wherein
the functional layer stack comprises at least one organic active layer, which emits electromagnetic radiation when the device
is in operation,

the encapsulation layer completely covers the at least one organic active layer when viewed in plan view onto the layer stack,
the metal layer is arranged on a side of the encapsulation layer remote from the layer stack,
the second insulating structure is spaced laterally from the first insulating structure, and
the layer stack extends between the first insulating structure and the second insulating structure.

US Pat. No. 9,455,416

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

11. A method for producing an optoelectronic component, the method comprising:
forming a first organic functional layer structure;
forming a charge generating layer structure on or above or on the first organic functional layer structure;
forming a second organic functional layer structure on or above the charge generating layer structure, wherein said forming
the charge generating layer structure comprises:

forming a second electron-conducting charge generating layer on or above the first organic functional layer structure, wherein
the second electron-conducting charge generating layer is formed from a single substance; and

forming a first electron-conducting charge generating layer on or above the electron-conducting charge generating layer, and
wherein the substance of the first electron-conducting charge generating layer is a substance selected from the group of substances
consisting of: HAT-CN, Cu(I)pFBz, NDP-2, NDP-9, Bi(III)pFBz, F16CuPc.

US Pat. No. 9,401,387

METHOD FOR OPERATING AN ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for operating an organic optoelectronic component that comprises an organic light emitting element having an organic
functional layer stack having an organic light emitting layer between two electrodes and an organic light detecting element
having an organic light detecting layer, the organic light emitting element and the organic light detecting element being
arranged on a common substrate in laterally adjacent area regions, the method comprising:
detecting, by the organic light detecting element, ambient light incident on the organic optoelectronic component; and
regulating an intensity of light emitted by the organic light emitting element based on a signal of the organic light detecting
element with a characteristic signal waveform, wherein the characteristic signal waveform is a negative peak.

US Pat. No. 9,297,504

LUMINAIRE FOR GENERAL LIGHTING

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A luminaire for general lighting comprising:
an illuminant comprising a first light emission surface and a second light emission surface, wherein:
the illuminant comprises an organic, light-generating region;
the first light emission surface and the second light emission surface are arranged at two mutually opposite main surfaces
of the illuminant;

the illuminant emits different light from its two light emission surfaces;
a first light emerges at the first light emission surface during operation of the illuminant;
a second light emerges at the second light emission surface during the operation of the illuminant;
the first light and the second light differ from one another with regard to color and/or color temperature; and
the first light and the second light leave the luminaire in mutually different emission directions.

US Pat. No. 9,246,121

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting diode-comprising:
a carrier substrate,
a first electrode, which is mounted at the carrier substrate,
an organic layer sequence having at least one active layer for generating an electromagnetic radiation at a side of the first
electrode which faces away from the carrier substrate,

a second electrode at a side of the organic layer sequence which faces away from the carrier substrate, and
a protective diode designed for protection against damage from electrostatic discharges,wherein the protective diode is mounted on the carrier substrate and is situated at the same main side as the organic layer
sequence,wherein the protective diode is mounted laterally alongside the organic layer sequence on the carrier substrate, andwherein the protective diode comprises an organic layer stack and at least partly comprises the same materials or at least
partly consists of the same materials as the organic layer sequence.

US Pat. No. 9,444,062

THIN-LAYER ENCAPSULATION FOR AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT, METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF, AND OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, which is an organic light emitting diode, comprising:
a substrate,
an active, radiation-generating zone, which is applied on the substrate, and
a thin-film encapsulation which is arranged directly on the active zone comprising a layer sequence, which comprises the following
layers:

a first ALD layer deposited by atomic layer deposition, the first ALD layer consisting of lanthanum oxide; and
a second ALD layer deposited by atomic layer deposition, the second ALD layer consisting of titanium oxide, the first ALD-layer
and the second ALD-layer are in direct contact with each other and repeated multiply in an alternating manner,

wherein:
an outside surface of the layer sequence is formed by the second ALD layer consisting of titanium oxide, said outside surface
being freely accessible, and

the thin-film encapsulation is fitted above the active zone in such a way that the radiation generated in the active zone
passes through the thin-film encapsulation.

US Pat. No. 9,318,724

DEVICES INCLUDING, METHODS USING, AND COMPOSITIONS OF REFLOWABLE GETTERS

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A cap comprising a getter, the cap further comprising:
a reactive material disposed on a cap surface; and
an inert material that covers more than approximately fifty percent of the reactive material,
wherein the inert material is adapted to flow in response to application of energy to the inert material,
wherein the cap comprises an interior surface having a recessed portion;
wherein the inert material covers less than the entire recessed portion; and
wherein a cavity is positioned between the inert material and at least one sidewall of the recessed portion.

US Pat. No. 9,318,727

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE HAVING A MATRIX MATERIAL EMBEDDED WITH HEAT CONDUCTING PARTICLES

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting device, comprising:
at least one functional layer for generating electroluminescent radiation;
a glass encapsulation structure formed on or over the at least one functional layer; and
a heat conduction layer formed on or over the glass encapsulation structure, the heat conduction layer comprising a matrix
material and heat conducting particles embedded in the matrix material.

US Pat. No. 9,490,438

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND USE OF A COPPER COMPLEX IN A CHARGE GENERATION LAYER SEQUENCE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component having an organic layer structure for separating charge carriers of a first charge carrier
type and charge carriers of a second charge carrier type,
the organic layer structure comprising a copper complex which has at least one ligand with the chemical structure according
to formula I:

wherein E1 comprises an element selected from the group consisting of oxygen, sulfur and selenium, wherein E2 comprises an element selected from the group consisting of oxygen, sulfur and selenium, wherein R is selected from the group
consisting of hydrogen or substituted or unsubstituted, branched, linear, or cyclic hydrocarbons, wherein the organic layer
structure comprises an organic semiconductor layer p-doped with the copper complex and an n-doped organic semiconductor layer,
and wherein an interlayer is disposed between the p-doped organic semiconductor layer and the n-doped organic semiconductor
layer.

US Pat. No. 9,490,452

LIGHT-EMITTING ORGANIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A light-emitting organic component comprising:
an organic active region, in which light is generated during an operation of the light-emitting organic component; and
a non-planar light exit surface, through which at least part of the light generated in the organic active region emerges from
the light-emitting organic component,

wherein a multiplicity of optical structures are arranged at the non-planar light exit surface and optically influence the
light passing through and/or impinging on them,

wherein the non-planar light exit surface is a concavely and/or convexly curved surface which outwardly delimits the light-emitting
organic component,

wherein an angular distribution of an intensity of the light emitted by the non-planar light exit surface is set by the optical
structures,

wherein the angular distribution of the intensity becomes narrower toward edges of the non-planar light exit surface, in such
a way that a self-illumination of the non-planar light exit surface with light generated in the organic active region is reduced
or prevented, and

wherein at different locations of the non-planar light exit surface, the optical structures are embodied differently with
respect to one another, thus resulting in different optical influencing of the light passing through and/or impinging on them.

US Pat. No. 9,373,819

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. Organic light-emitting device with
a functional layer stack, which comprises a substrate, a first electrode thereabove, an organic functional layer stack thereabove
with an organic light-emitting layer and a second electrode thereabove,

wherein one layer of the functional layer stack forms a carrier layer for a scattering layer,
wherein the scattering layer comprises at least one first and one second organic component with different refractive indices,
wherein the first organic component is hydrophobic and the second organic component is hydrophilic,
wherein the glass transition temperature of a mixture of the first organic component and the second organic component is above
room temperature and

wherein the first organic component and the second organic component are present in partially segregated form in the scattering
layer and the scattering layer comprises a mesoscopic boundary layer between the first and second organic components or the
scattering layer is present as a mesophase with the first and second organic components.

US Pat. No. 9,466,797

ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method of producing an organic optoelectronic component comprising steps of:
providing a carrier with a first electrode;
applying a first photosensitive material to the first electrode on a main side of the carrier and exposing the first photosensitive
material apart from a first region of the first electrode;

completely removing the first photosensitive material, a thickness of the first electrode remaining unchanged over a complete
area where the first photosensitive material has been applied to the first electrode;

after completely removing the first photosensitive material applying a further photosensitive material to the first electrode
and exposing the further photosensitive material apart from a second region of the first electrode, the second region at least
partially including the first region;

completely removing the further photosensitive material; and
producing an organic layer sequence with at least one organic active layer, the organic layer sequence and a second electrode
on the first electrode;

wherein a work function at a major face of the first electrode remote from the carrier is decreased in at least one overlap
region, in which the first region and the second region overlap, compared with other regions of the first electrode which
are located outside the at least one overlap region,

wherein between the step of exposing the further photosensitive material and the step of removing the further photosensitive
material the first electrode is removed in a further step apart from the second region so that the first electrode is removed
outside the second region,

wherein at least one bright region is formed in the at least one overlap region of the first and second regions where the
first photosensitive material and the further photosensitive material have been applied and subsequently removed,

wherein at least one dark region is formed in a remaining region of the second region not belonging to the at least one bright
region,

wherein the step of exposing the first photosensitive material is performed by illuminating the first photosensitive material
with a radiation to one of:

destroy the first photosensitive material or
make the first photosensitive material soluble,
wherein the organic layer sequence with the at least one organic active layer is applied onto the main side of the carrier,
wherein the second electrode is applied directly onto the organic layer sequence and the organic layer sequence is applied
directly onto the first electrode, and

wherein, both in the at least one dark region and in the at least one bright region, the first and the second electrodes and
the organic layer sequence are applied to the carrier,

wherein the first photosensitive material and the further photosensitive material are applied directly onto the first electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,451,670

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT APPARATUS, METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR OPERATING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT APPARATUS

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component apparatus, comprising:
a carrier, an optoelectronic component and a thermoelectric component on or above the carrier;
wherein the optoelectronic component has a planar, optically active region;
wherein the thermoelectric component has at least one thermoelectrically sensitive section;
wherein the thermoelectrically sensitive section has a first electrical conductivity at a first temperature and a second electrical
conductivity at a second temperature; and

wherein the thermoelectrically sensitive section is thermally connected to the optoelectronic component in a planar fashion;
and

wherein the thermoelectric component is formed as a temperature sensor and/or thermogenerator, and the thermoelectrically
sensitive section is formed as a conductor track structure, wherein the conductor track structure has a height in a range
of approximately 5 ?m to approximately 25 ?m.

US Pat. No. 9,431,635

LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A light-emitting component, comprising:
an electrically active region, comprising:
a first electrode;
a second electrode; and
an organic functional layer structure between the first electrode and the second electrode;
a thermotropic layer, which is arranged outside the electrically active region;
a substrate; and
a first cover, wherein the first cover is arranged on the opposite side of the substrate from the electrically active region,
wherein the thermotropic layer is arranged between the substrate and the first cover.

US Pat. No. 9,412,971

ENCAPSULATION STRUCTURE FOR AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR ENCAPSULATING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An encapsulation structure for an optoelectronic component, comprising:
a barrier thin-film layer for protecting an optoelectronic component against chemical impurities;
a cover layer applied above the barrier thin-film layer and serving for protecting the barrier thin-film layer against mechanical
damage; and

an intermediate layer applied on the barrier thin-film layer between barrier thin-film layer and cover layer and comprising
a curable material designed such that when the non-cured intermediate layer is applied to the barrier thin-film layer, particle
impurities at the surface of the barrier thin-film layer are enclosed by the intermediate layer and the applied intermediate
layer has a substantially planar surface, and that after the intermediate layer has been cured, mechanical loads on the barrier
thin-film layer as a result of particle impurities during the application of the cover layer are reduced by the intermediate
layer.

US Pat. No. 9,385,338

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting component comprising:
a first light-emitting layer sequence, which is designed to emit light in a first wavelength range during operation of the
component, wherein the first wavelength range comprises the spectral range of blue light;

a second light-emitting layer sequence, which is designed to emit light in a second wavelength range during the operation
of the component, wherein the second wavelength range comprises the spectral range of red-green mixed light, and wherein the
organic light-emitting component is configured to emit white light;

a charge carrier generating layer sequence between the first light-emitting layer sequence and the second light-emitting layer
sequence in a stacking direction of the organic light-emitting component, wherein the charge carrier generating layer sequence
is designed to output charge carriers to the first light-emitting layer sequence and to the second light-emitting layer sequence
during the operation of the component, wherein the charge carrier generation layer sequence exclusively comprises layers which
are formed with an undoped organic material selected from the group consisting of HAT-CN, NDN-26, NET-18, LG-201, and wherein
the charge carrier generating layer sequence has a thickness of, at most, 25 nm in the stacking direction; and

two at least partly reflective electrodes that form an optical microcavity of the organic light-emitting component, wherein
the first and second light-emitting layer sequences are arranged between the electrodes and wherein all light-emitting layer
sequences are arranged in a first amplification region of the optical microcavity.

US Pat. No. 9,257,492

METHOD FOR PRODUCING A PASSIVE ELECTRONIC COMPONENT, METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY AND PASSIVE ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing a passive electronic component, comprising:
forming a first electrically conductive layer on a substrate,
forming a second electrically conductive layer on the first electrically conductive layer,
forming a first trench in the first and second electrically conductive layers such that the substrate is exposed in the first
trench, wherein the first trench separates a first contact region from a second contact region,

applying a dielectric in a structured fashion to the second electrically conductive layer in the first contact region and
at least partly to the substrate in the first trench such that the dielectric electrically insulates the first contact region
from the second contact region, and

applying an electrically conductive electrode layer in a structured fashion to the dielectric above the first contact region
and to the second contact region.

US Pat. No. 9,391,303

LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A light-emitting component, comprising:
an electrically active region, comprising:
a first electrode;
a second electrode; and
an organic functional layer structure between the first electrode and the second electrode;
a thermotropic layer, which is arranged outside the electrically active region;
a substrate; and
a first cover, wherein the first cover is arranged on the opposite side of the substrate from the electrically active region,
wherein the thermotropic layer is arranged between the substrate and the first cover.

US Pat. No. 9,224,985

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:
an electrically active region, comprising:
a first electrode;
a second electrode;
an organic functional layer structure between the first electrode and the second electrode;
a light-refracting structure which comprises at least one graphene layer, in which at least one lens-like structure is formed.

US Pat. No. 9,748,519

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component comprising:
a substrate;
a first electrode on the substrate;
a radiation-emitting or radiation-absorbing layer sequence on the first electrode,
a second electrode on the layer sequence;
an encapsulation layer on the second electrode; and
a covering layer on the encapsulation layer and having a first and a second main surface,
wherein at least one predetermined breaking surface is provided between the first and the second main surface of the covering
layer, and

wherein the optoelectronic component further comprises one of the following features:
i. the encapsulation layer is embodied as a thin-film encapsulation layer having a thickness of less than 10 micrometers,
ii. the covering layer comprises a plurality of individual layer elements, wherein two adjacent individual layer elements
are connected to one another via a cohesive connection that is configured in such a way that the predetermined breaking surface
is formed at least partly by an interface between the two adjacent individual layer elements,

iii. the covering layer is arranged directly on the encapsulation layer, wherein an adhesion between the covering layer and
the encapsulation layer is high enough that the covering layer remains adhered to the encapsulation layer in the event of
a mechanical loading of the optoelectronic component,

iv. the covering layer comprises an adhesive layer and a cover substrate layer arranged on the adhesive layer, wherein the
adhesive layer is arranged directly on the encapsulation layer, and wherein an adhesion between the adhesive layer and the
encapsulation layer is high enough that the adhesive layer remains adhered to the encapsulation layer in the event of a mechanical
loading of the optoelectronic component, and

v. the covering layer comprises an adhesive layer and a cover substrate layer, wherein the cover substrate layer is arranged
directly on the adhesive layer, and wherein the optoelectronic component is configured so that an adhesion failure takes place
at an interface between the adhesive layer and the cover substrate layer in the event of a mechanical loading of the optoelectronic
component.

US Pat. No. 9,570,686

ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE WITH INCREASED RADICAL ANION STABILITY AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic light emitting diode or illuminated display, comprising:
at least one substrate;
a lower, at least semitransparent electrode;
a hole-conducting layer;
an emitter layer; and
an upper electrode;
wherein tetravalent azahetarylene/Lewis acid complex units copolymerized in a copolymer with monomer units of polyfluorene,
wherein a monomer unit is 9, 9-dialkylfluorene, wherein the copolymer is introduced into at least one of the layers;

wherein the azahetarylene/Lewis acid complex units act as electron-transporting components and comprise a structural unit
in accordance with the relationship:


LA being a Lewis acid central atom, wherein the Lewis acid central atom is boron,
L1 and L2 being monodentate alkoxy or alkyl organic radicals, wherein the bidentate ligand of the azahetarylene/Lewis acid complex units
are derivatives of 8-hydroxyquinoline and wherein the 9, 9-dialkylfluorene units are linked to the azahetarylene/Lewis acid
complex units via the bidentate ligands of the 8-hydroxyquinoline-derivatives.

US Pat. No. 9,553,133

METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY, AND OPTOELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an optoelectronic assembly which comprises a first optoelectronic component and at least a second
optoelectronic component, which is connected in series with the first optoelectronic component, the method comprising:
forming a first electrically conductive layer on a substrate,
forming a second electrically conductive layer on the first electrically conductive layer,
applying an insulator material in a structured way onto the second electrically conductive layer and the substrate, in such
a way that at least a first insulator region, which electrically insulates a first component region for arrangement of the
first optoelectronic component from a second component region for arrangement of the second optoelectronic component, a second
insulator region, which electrically insulates the second component region from a first contact region, a third insulator
region, which is arranged on a side of the first component region facing away from the first insulator region, and a fourth
insulator region, which is arranged between the first and second insulator regions on a side of the second component region
facing away from the second insulator region, are formed by the insulator material, wherein a third contact region is formed
between the first insulator region and the fourth insulator region,

forming a first optically functional layer in the first component region and a second optically functional layer is formed
in the second component region, and

applying an electrically conductive electrode layer in a structured way onto the optically functional layers and the first
and third contact regions, in such a way that the first optically functional layer is electrically coupled to the third contact
region and the second optically functional layer is electrically coupled to the first contact region,

wherein the second electrically conductive layer is removed in the first and second component regions before the application
of the optically functional layers, and the optically functional layers are applied onto the first electrically conductive
layer after the removal of the second electrically conductive layer in the first and second component regions, and wherein

a protective layer is applied in a structured way onto the second electrically conductive layer after the structured application
of the insulator material and before the removal of the second electrically conductive layer in the first and second component
regions, in such a way that the contact regions are covered with the material of the protective layer,

the protective layer protects the contact regions during the removal of the second electrically conductive layer, so that
the second electrically conductive layer is preserved in the contact regions, and

the protective layer is removed after the removal of the second electrically conductive layer in the first and/or second component
region.

US Pat. No. 9,428,834

CERAMIC BARRIER LAYERS

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for forming an arrangement of two barrier layers on a substrate, comprising:
forming a first ceramic barrier layer on the substrate, wherein the first ceramic barrier layer has a first surface and a
second surface and the first surface is closer to the substrate than the second surface;

modifying at least a portion of the second surface of the first ceramic barrier layer such that the second surface of the
first ceramic barrier layer comprises a material different from the material of the first ceramic barrier layer below the
second surface to introduce first nucleation sites on the second surface, including depositing a nucleation-promoting material
onto the second surface, the first nucleation sites including the nucleation-promoting material; and

forming a second ceramic barrier layer directly on the second surface of the first ceramic barrier layer without continuing
all defects of the first ceramic barrier layer, wherein the second ceramic barrier layer is initiated at the first nucleation
sites;

wherein the first ceramic barrier layer and the second ceramic barrier layer together have enhanced barrier capabilities against
gas and liquid as compared to two similar adjacent ceramic barrier layers formed without the modifying step to introduce nucleation
sites.

US Pat. No. 9,502,316

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PRODUCING A PLURALITY OPTOELECTRONIC ELEMENTS

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing a plurality of optoelectronic components, the method comprising:
measuring at least one measurement parameter for a first optoelectronic component and a second optoelectronic component; and
processing the first optoelectronic component and the second optoelectronic component taking account of the measured measurement
parameter value of the first optoelectronic component and the measured measurement parameter value of the second optoelectronic
component, such that the optoelectronic properties of the first optoelectronic component and the optoelectronic properties
of the second optoelectronic component are changed in a different way toward at least one common predefined optoelectronic
target property;

wherein the processing of at least one value of a measurement parameter of the optoelectronic properties of the first optoelectronic
component or of the optoelectronic properties of the second optoelectronic component toward the optoelectronic target property
is formed by means of a compensation element; and

wherein the compensation element is formed as a film.

US Pat. No. 9,478,761

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT HAVING A UV-PROTECTING SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:
a carrier;
a protective layer on or above the carrier;
a first electrode on or above the protective layer;
an organic functional layer structure on or above the first electrode; and
a second electrode on or above the organic functional layer structure;
wherein the protective layer comprises a matrix and UV-absorbing particles, wherein the matrix comprises a glass and wherein
the UV-absorbing particles are formed as scattering centers and are applied on or above the carrier, and the UV-absorbing
particles being embedded in the matrix such that the protective layer has a lower transmission than the carrier for electromagnetic
radiation within at least one of a plurality of respective wavelength ranges having an upper range bound value that is less
than approximately 400 nm; and

wherein the protective layer has a thickness in a range of 1 ?m to 100 ?m.

US Pat. No. 9,415,724

DIMMABLE MIRROR DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A dimmable mirror device, comprising:
a substrate comprising an electrochromic material that has a controllable transparency;
an organic optoelectronic element disposed on the substrate, the optoelectronic element comprising an organic functional layer
stack having an organic optoelectronic layer between two electrodes, the layer being embodied as an organic light detecting
layer that detects ambient light through the substrate in a first operating state of the mirror device, such that the organic
optoelectronic element acts as an organic light detecting element in the first operating state, wherein the transparency of
the substrate can be regulated depending on a measurement signal of the organic optoelectronic element in the first operating
state; and

a reflective layer on a side of the organic functional layer stack facing away from the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,692,009

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING HERMETICALLY-SEALED CAVITIES

Osram OLED GmbH, Regensb...

9. A process for producing an apparatus having a hermetically-sealed organic component, the process comprising:
applying at least one ALD precursor and/or at least one MLD precursor to a first support;
applying at least one ALD precursor and/or at least one MLD precursor to a second support, wherein the ALD precursor and/or
the MLD precursor applied to the second support is complementary to the ALD precursor and/or MLD precursor applied to the
first support; and

joining of the at least one ALD precursor and/or the at least one MLD precursor applied to the first support to the complementary
at least one ALD precursor and/or the complementary at least one MLD precursor applied to the second support;

wherein the first support is at least partly joined to the second support by an atomic bond between the ALD precursor applied
to the first support and the ALD precursor applied to the second support or between the MLD precursor applied to the first
support and the MLD precursor applied to the second support; and

an ALD layer and/or MLD layer comprising a compound of the ALD precursor and/or MLD precursor of the first support continuously
joined to the ALD precursor and/or MLD precursor of the second support so that the ALD layer and/or MLD layer has no gaps
and encloses a cavity between the first support and the second support, and

wherein an organic component is encapsulated in the cavity the organic component having an organically functional layer structure
between a component support and a mechanical protection,

wherein the component support is placed or fixed on or above the first support and
wherein the second support is placed or fixed on or above the mechanical protection.

US Pat. No. 9,515,242

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component comprising:
a thermally conductive carrier element,
at least one semiconductor chip for emitting electromagnetic radiation which is mounted and electrically contact-connected
on the thermally conductive carrier element,

a radiation-transmissive cover disposed downstream of the at least one semiconductor chip,
a converter layer applied on the radiation-transmissive cover and spaced apart from the at least one semiconductor chip,
a thermally conductive frame , which thermally conductive frame extends around the at least one semiconductor chip and is
in direct contact with the converter layer and the radiation-transmissive cover, and

at least one connecting element for thermally connecting the thermally conductive frame to the thermally conductive carrier
element to form a heat,

wherein the angle between a surface of the frame facing the at least one semiconductor chip and the main extension direction
of the cover is an acute angle.

US Pat. No. 9,883,565

METHOD FOR OPERATING AN OPTOELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY AND OPTOELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for operating an optoelectronic assembly, comprising at least one component string having at least one section,
wherein the section comprises at least one light emitting diode element, the method comprising:
supplying the component string with electrical energy,
interrupting the supply of the component string with electrical energy,
detecting a total voltage (Uges), which is present between an input of the section of the component string and an output of
the section of the component string, and

comparing the total voltage (Uges) with a sum of threshold voltages (Uf) of all the light emitting diode elements of the section,
it is identified that the section of the component string has no short circuit if the total voltage (Uges) is equal or at
least approximately equal to the sum of the threshold voltages (Uf), and/or

it is identified that the section of the component string has a short circuit if the total voltage (Uges) is less than the
sum of the threshold voltages (Uf).

US Pat. No. 9,246,114

ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND USE OF A TRANSPARENT INORGANIC SEMICONDUCTOR IN A CHARGE CARRIER PAIR GENERATING LAYER SEQUENCE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

9. A method for producing an organic light emitting device, the method comprising:
forming a layer structure with a charge carrier pair generating layer comprising a p-type region comprised of a hole conducting
transparent inorganic semiconductor layer and an n-type region comprised of an electron conducting transparent inorganic semiconductor,

wherein the hole-conducting transparent inorganic semiconductor and the electron-conducting transparent inorganic semiconductor
have a transmission coefficient of more than 50% in that range of wavelength spectrum of electromagnetic radiation in which
one or more active layers of the optoelectronic component is functionally active.

US Pat. No. 9,543,541

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF

Osram OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an optoelectronic component, the method comprising:
forming an optoelectronic layer structure comprising a functional layer structure above a carrier,
forming a frame structure comprising a first metallic material on the optoelectronic layer structure in such a way that a
region above the functional layer structure is free of the frame structure and that the frame structure surrounds the region,

forming an adhesion layer comprising a second metallic material above a covering body,
applying a liquid first alloy to the optoelectronic layer structure and/or to the adhesion layer of the covering body in the
region,

coupling the covering body to the optoelectronic layer structure in such a way that the adhesion layer is coupled to the frame
structure and the liquid first alloy is in direct physical contact with the adhesion layer and the frame structure, and

reacting at least part of the first alloy chemically with the metallic materials of the frame structure and the adhesion layer,
as a result of which at least one second alloy is formed which solidifies and thus fixedly connects the covering body to the
optoelectronic layer structure.

US Pat. No. 9,583,729

METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an electronic component with at least one first electrode zone and one second electrode zone, which
are separated from one another by an insulator and each comprise at least one sublayer of a first electrically conductive
material, comprising the steps:
A) providing a substrate layer and at least one first electrically conductive layer of the first electrically conductive material
arranged on the substrate layer;

B) arranging at least one second electrically conductive layer of a second electrically conductive material on the first electrically
conductive layer;

C) arranging at least one first insulator on the substrate, such that the second electrically conductive layer comprises at
least one first subzone, which is covered with the insulator, and a second subzone, which is not covered with the insulator,
the insulator being arranged such that it may serve to separate the first electrode zone and the second electrode zone from
one another;

D) arranging at least one functional layer and at least one second electrode layer on the second electrically conductive layer
obtained in step C), which is covered in places with the insulator;

J) establishing conditions in which the insulator may be brought at least partially into a flowable state; and
K) introducing the insulator into at least one portion of the separation zone between the first electrode zone and the second
electrode zone.

US Pat. No. 9,520,570

ORGANIC ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An electron-conducting composition comprising:
an electron-conducting matrix material, and
a salt as an n-dopant,
wherein the organic matrix material is selected from materials with a repeating unit with the following general formula:

where:
the ring members A to F are each independently C or N, with the proviso that a maximum of two nitrogen atoms may be present,
n is an integer from 2 to 8, where the free valences of the ends of the chains of the repeat units may each independently
be saturated by H, methyl, phenyl, 2-pyridyl, 3-pyridyl or 4-pyridyl,

R1 to R4 may each independently be H, methyl, phenyl, 2-pyridyl, 3-pyridyl or 4-pyridyl, and/or R1 and R2 or R3 and R4 may together form butadiene or azabutadiene units, such that a fused 6-membered ring system is formed and the repeating units
may be bonded by ethylene or azomethine units between the nth and (n+1)th ring to form phenanthrene or azaphenanthrene units,

or wherein the organic matrix material is selected from the following compounds:
2,2?,2?-(1,3,5-benzenetriyl)tris(1-phenyl-1Hbenzimidazole),
2-(4-biphenylyl)-5-(4-tert-butylphenyl)-1,3,4-oxadiazole,
2,9-dimethyl-4,7-diphenyl-1,10-phenanthroline (BCP),
4-(naphthalen-1-yl)-3,5-diphenyl-4H-1,2,4-triazole,
1,3-bis[2-(2,2?-bipyridin-6-yl)-1,3,4-oxadiazo-5-yl]benzene,
4,7-diphenyl-1,10-phenanthroline,
3-(4-biphenylyl)-4-phenyl-5-tert-butylphenyl-1,2,4-triazole,
6,6?-bis[5-biphenyl-4-yl)-1,3,4-oxadiazo-2-yl]-2,2?-bipyridyl,
2-phenyl-9,10-di(naphthalen-2-yl)anthracene,
2,7-bis[2-(2,2?-bipyridin-6-yl)-1,3,4-oxadiazo-5-yl]-9,9-dimethylfluorene,
1,3-bis[2-(4-tert-butylphenyl)-1,3,4-oxadiazo-5-yl)benzene,
2-(naphthalen-2-yl)-4,7-diphenyl-1,10-phenanthroline,
2,9-bis(naphthalen-2-yl)-4,7-diphenyl-1,10-phenanthroline,
tris(2,4,6-trimethyl-3-(pyridin-3-yl)phenyl)borane,
1-methyl-2-(4-(naphthalen-2-yl)phenyl)-1H-imidazo[4,5-f][1,10]-phenanthroline,
siloles with silacyclopentadiene units,
and wherein said salt consists of:
a metal cation selected from the group consisting of monovalent metal cations Rb+, Cs+, Ag+, Cu+, Tl+, alkaline-earth metal cations, and combinations thereof, and

at least one anion, of at least threefold negative valence, selected from the group consisting of: phosphate anions PO43? and anionic polyvalent organic anions.

US Pat. No. 9,848,476

METHOD FOR OPERATING AN OPTOELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY AND OPTOELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for operating an optoelectronic assembly, comprising at least one component string having at least one section,
wherein the section comprises at least one light emitting diode element, the method comprising:
supplying the component string with electrical energy,
interrupting the supply of the component string with electrical energy,
detecting a total voltage (Uges), which is present between an input of the section of the component string and an output of
the section of the component string, and

comparing the total voltage (Uges) with a sum of threshold voltages (Uf) of all the light emitting diode elements of the section,
it is identified that the section of the component string has no short circuit if the total voltage (Uges) is equal or at
least approximately equal to the sum of the threshold voltages (Uf), and/or

it is identified that the section of the component string has a short circuit if the total voltage (Uges) is less than the
sum of the threshold voltages (Uf).

US Pat. No. 9,651,203

LIGHT PANEL SYSTEM

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A light panel system comprising:
a system carrier with a carrier front;
a plurality of organic light-emitting diodes arranged in a regular grid on the carrier front;
planar elements located between the system carrier and the light-emitting diodes;
a covering layer partially or completely covering lateral boundary faces of the light-emitting diodes and providing a single,
uninterrupted and contiguous light outlet face of the light panel system; and

a drive electronics unit mounted on or in the system carrier, wherein the light panel system is configured to be handled and
mounted as a single unit,

where in the organic light-emitting diodes are individual components that are individually electrically drivable,
wherein the organic light-emitting diodes are adhesively bonded, soldered or clipped onto the system carrier,
wherein at least some of the planar elements are fork shaped in plan view providing an electrical series connection,
wherein each planar element has a base piece and two or more tines extending from the base piece, the tines having a smaller
width than the base piece,

wherein each base piece projects from a respective planar element in between tines of a further planar element, and
wherein the projecting base piece with an electrode of an assigned organic light emitting diode and the tines of the further
planar element are connected with a further electrode of the assigned light emitting diode.

US Pat. No. 9,520,575

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT AND USE OF A COPPER COMPLEX IN A CHARGE TRANSPORT LAYER

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic, light-emitting component comprising:
an active layer configured to emit electromagnetic radiation;
an anode and a cathode;
an organic charge transport layer disposed between the active layer and the anode, the organic charge transport layer configured
for charge carrier transport from the anode into the active layer;

an electron transport layer disposed between the active layer and the cathode, wherein the electron transport layer comprises
an n-doped material,

wherein the electromagnetic radiation emitted from the active layer is outcoupled from the organic, light-emitting component
via the anode, and

wherein the organic charge transport layer comprises a copper complex which has at least one ligand with the chemical structure
according to formula I:

where E1 and E2 are each, independently of one another, one of the following elements: oxygen, sulfur, or selenium, and where R is selected
from the group consisting of: hydrogen or substituted or unsubstituted, branched, linear, or cyclic hydrocarbons.

US Pat. No. 9,692,004

OPTOELECTRONIC ELEMENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component comprising:
a first substrate;
a second substrate;
a functional layer stack; and
a lateral first recess,
wherein the layer stack is arranged between the first substrate and the second substrate,
wherein the layer stack has an organic active region provided for the generation of electromagnetic radiation,
wherein the component has a first side face,
wherein the first recess extends in the lateral direction as far as to the first side face and in the vertical direction into
or through the second substrate, and

wherein the first recess is formed according to one of following features (i) or (ii):
(i) the first recess in plan view in a direction extending parallel to the first side face in a first position relative to
the first side face has a greater expansion than in a second position arranged between the first position and the first side
face, or

(ii) the first recess in plan view is mushroom-shaped, T-shaped, arrow-shaped, bottleneck-shaped, or trapezoidal, at least
in regions.

US Pat. No. 9,599,324

HOLDER ELEMENT FOR HOLDING AT LEAST ONE FLAT SURFACE-LIGHT LAMP, SET OF A PLURALITY OF LAMPHOLDERS AND A PLURALITY OF ELONGATE HOLDING BODIES AND LUMINAIRE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

15. A holder element for holding at least one flat surface-light lamp, comprising:
an elongated, flat plate body having an upper plate side and a lower plate side arranged opposite the upper plate side, and
one or more lampholders, wherein each lampholder can be fitted or is fitted on the plate body and is formed for mechanically
holding and electrically contacting respectively a respective flat surface-light lamp,

wherein an engagement portion is formed on each of the two longitudinal ends of the plate body and is formed by a cutout,
which extends, in plan view, from the respective longitudinal end of the plate body over the entire width of the plate body
in the direction toward the longitudinal center,

such that the plate body can be connected at each of its two longitudinal ends to another, identically formed plate body so
as to form a form-fitting connection formed by the engagement portions of the adjacent plate bodies.

US Pat. No. 9,806,243

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:
a carrier body,
an optoelectronic layer structure formed above the carrier body and having at least one contact region for electrically contacting
the optoelectronic layer structure,

a covering body arranged above the optoelectronic layer structure,
at least one contact cutout which extends through the carrier body and/or the covering body and in which at least one part
of the contact region is exposed,

at least one plug element which is arranged at least partly in the contact cutout and which tightly closes the contact cutout
so that the contact cutout is sealed by the plug element, for electrically contacting the optoelectronic component, and

a contact medium, which is arranged in the contact cutout and via which the plug element is electrically coupled to the contact
region.

US Pat. No. 9,735,397

RADIATION-EMITTING ORGANIC-ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. A process of producing a radiation-emitting organic electronic device having a first and a second electrode layer and an
emitter layer, comprising:
A) providing a phosphorescent emitter with an anisotropic molecular structure and a matrix material,
B) applying the first electrode layer to a substrate,
C) applying the emitter layer under thermodynamic control, with vaporization of the phosphorescent emitter and of the matrix
material under reduced pressure and deposition thereof on the first electrode layer such that molecules of the phosphorescent
emitter are in anisotropic alignment, wherein the thermodynamic control is effected by bringing the deposited emitter layer
to an elevated temperature relative to room temperature of 30° C. to 100° C. by a thermal treatment during the deposition
and maintaining such a temperature after the deposition step such that the emitter layer is converted to a state in which
the emitter molecules can be aligned and, subsequently, cooling the emitter layer such that alignment of the emitter molecules
is frozen, and

D) applying the second electrode layer on the emitter layer.

US Pat. No. 9,888,576

METHOD FOR WORKING AN APPARATUS HAVING AT LEAST ONE ELECTRICAL LAYER STRUCTURE, AND COMPONENT ARRANGEMENT FOR WORKING AN APPARATUS HAVING AT LEAST ONE ELECTRICAL LAYER STRUCTURE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for working an apparatus having at least one electrical layer structure, wherein the electrical layer structure
comprises a dielectric layer in physical contact with an electrically conductive layer and the electrical layer structure
has a first electrical conductivity, the method comprising:
forming an electrical connection to the dielectric layer of the electrical layer structure;
forming an electrical voltage profile at the electrical connection in such a way that a second electrical conductivity is
formed; wherein the second electrical conductivity is greater than the first electrical conductivity; and

reducing the electrical voltage profile at the electrical connection, wherein the electrical layer structure has the second
electrical conductivity after the reduction of the electrical voltage profile,

wherein in at least one region of the electrical layer structure a part of the dielectric layer of the electrical layer structure
is removed before the electrical connection is formed.

US Pat. No. 9,735,391

ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

13. A method for determining quality of an encapsulation layer sequence in an organic optoelectronic component, wherein the
encapsulation layer sequence is arranged between two electrodes, the method comprising:
applying an electrical voltage between the two electrodes;
determining the quality of the encapsulation layer sequence based upon a result of the applying; and
determining a permittivity of encapsulation layer sequence.

US Pat. No. 9,748,523

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting device comprising:
a substrate;
a transparent electrode overlying the substrate;
a further electrode overlying the substrate;
an organic light-emitting layer between the transparent electrode and the further electrode;
an optical scattering layer arranged on a side of the transparent electrode facing away from the organic light-emitting layer,
wherein the optical scattering layer comprises a matrix material and scatter particles having a refractive index different
from the matrix material; and

a contact element, wherein at least one of the transparent electrode and the further electrode is electrically contacted by
the contact element, and wherein the scatter particles have a concentration that increases as a distance from the contact
element increases.

US Pat. No. 9,692,005

OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic device having an organic active layer provided for generating electromagnetic radiation, a first electrode
and a second electrode provided for electrical contacting of the active layer, wherein:
the first electrode comprises a first electrode layer and a first connection layer spaced at least in places from the first
electrode layer;

the active layer is arranged at least in places between the first electrode layer and the first connection layer;
the first electrode comprises at least one through via which extends through the active layer and forms an electrical contact
between the first electrode layer and the first connection layer;

the optoelectronic device comprises a contiguous through via structure wherein the continuous through via structure subdivides
the second electrode layer into a plurality of sub-regions which are spaced from one another and wherein the contiguous through
via structure subdivides the active layer into a plurality of regions which are separate from one another;

the second electrode has a second electrode layer which is arranged at least in places between the active layer and the first
connection layer;

the second electrode comprises a plurality of further through vias and a second connection layer, wherein the second connection
layer is subdivided into sub-regions being spaced from one another;

the further through vias extend throughout the first connection layer to the sub-regions of the second electrode layer; and
the sub-regions of the second connection layer in each case adjoin one of the further through vias.

US Pat. No. 9,692,016

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising an optically active structure designed for taking up and/or providing an electromagnetic
radiation and at least one scattering structure formed in the beam path of the electromagnetic radiation on or above the optically
active structure, wherein the scattering structure comprises a microstructure and at least one birefringent substance, wherein
the microstructure is formed in such a way that cavities are formed and wherein the birefringent substance is formed in the
cavities, wherein the microstructure is formed with respect to the electromagnetic radiation in such a way that an optically
non-scattering interface is formed in a case of a first orientation of the birefringent substance and an optically scattering
interface is formed in a case of a second orientation of the birefringent substance, and wherein the scattering structure
is formed in such a way that the directional characteristic of the electromagnetic radiation is electrically variable.

US Pat. No. 9,671,556

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT DEVICE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT DEVICE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regenbu...

1. An optoelectronic component device, comprising a first optically active structure designed for providing an electromagnetic
radiation, wherein the first optically active structure is formed as or comprises one first organic optoelectronic component
or a plurality of first organic optoelectronic components, wherein the first optoelectronic component is formed as a surface
lighting component;
a measuring structure designed for determining the luminance distribution of the electromagnetic radiation, wherein the measuring
structure comprises a plurality of second optically active structures, wherein the second optically active structures are
configured as optoelectric devices and/or opoelectronic devices which take up the electromagnetic radiation provided and provide
a photocurrent, respectively;

a waveguide designed for guiding the electromagnetic radiation provided;
wherein the first optically active structure is optically coupled to the waveguide in such a way that the electromagnetic
radiation provided is provided at least partly into the waveguide, and wherein the measuring structure is optically coupled
to the waveguide in such a way that the electromagnetic radiation provided is taken up by the measuring structure at least
partly from the waveguide;

wherein the measuring structure is designed to determine the luminance distribution in the first optically active structure
by determining the photocurrents provided by the second optically active structures and determining a deviation of these photocurrents
from a mean photocurrent.

US Pat. No. 9,786,868

ELECTRONIC STRUCTURE HAVING AT LEAST ONE METAL GROWTH LAYER AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ELECTRONIC STRUCTURE

Osram OLED GmBH, Regensb...

3. A method for producing an electronic structure, comprising:
forming at least one organic layer;
forming at least one metal growth layer grown onto the organic layer; and
forming at least one metal layer grown on the metal growth layer;
wherein the metal growth layer is an alloy of the system germanium-silver, of the system germanium-gold or of the system germanium-copper.

US Pat. No. 9,674,921

METHOD FOR OPERATING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT AND LIGHTING DEVICE FOR IMPLEMENTING THE METHOD

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for operating an organic light emitting component that comprises a first electrode, a second electrode, and an
organic functional layer stack having an organic light emitting layer arranged between the first and second electrodes, wherein
the first electrode has a higher electrical sheet resistance than the second electrode, wherein the first and second electrodes
and the organic functional layer stack are embodied in a large-area fashion, and wherein edge regions of the first electrode
are electrically contacted by a plurality of electrical connection elements, the method comprising:
applying different electrical voltages to the electrical connection elements; and
temporally varying the different electrical voltages.

US Pat. No. 10,231,311

METHOD FOR OPERATING AN OPTOELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY AND OPTOELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

10. An optoelectronic assembly, comprising:at least one component string having at least one section, wherein the section comprises at least one light emitting diode element,
a driver circuit electrically coupled to the component string and serving for supplying the component string with electrical energy,
a first switch for interrupting the supply of the component string with energy,
a second switch for electrically coupling an input of the section of the component string to an output of the section of the component string, wherein the section is short-circuited via the electrical coupling of the input to the output by means of the second switch,
a current measuring unit for detecting a maximum value of an electrical discharge current which flows via the electrical coupling of the section,
wherein the maximum value of the discharge current is the quotient of the sum of the threshold voltages of light emitting diode elements which are intact and the sum of an electrode resistance of all the light emitting diode elements,
an evaluation unit, which is configured to determine, depending on the detected maximum value, whether the section of the component string has a short circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,721,993

METHOD FOR OPERATING AN ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for operating an organic optoelectronic component that comprises an organic light emitting element having an organic
functional layer stack having an organic light emitting layer between two electrodes and an organic light detecting element
having an organic light detecting layer, the organic light emitting element and the organic light detecting element being
arranged on a common substrate in laterally adjacent area regions, the method comprising:
detecting, by the organic light detecting element, ambient light incident on the organic optoelectronic component; and
regulating an intensity of light emitted by the organic light emitting element based on a signal of the organic light detecting
element with a characteristic signal waveform,

wherein the organic light detecting element and the organic light emitting element have a substantially identical construction,
wherein the organic light detecting element and the organic light emitting element are located in a common plane which is
oriented perpendicularly to a stacking direction of the electrodes and of the organic functional layer stack of the organic
light emitting element, and wherein the signal with the characteristic signal waveform is generated by the organic light detecting
element being at least partly covered with an external object.

US Pat. No. 9,945,547

ILLUMINANT WITH PLUG-TYPE CONNECTION

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An illuminant comprising:at least two light-emitting element units, each of said units being a singular unitary body having a carrier, at least one light-emitting element, which is arranged on a surface of the carrier and is surrounded by an encapsulating material, the first unit having at least one first contact area formed on the surface of the carrier and a first contact element arranged on the first contact areas, wherein the light-emitting element surrounded by the encapsulating material is electrically connected to the first contact element via the first contact area, the second unit having at least one second contact area formed on the surface of the carrier and a second contact element arranged on each of the second contact areas, wherein the second light-emitting element surrounded by the encapsulating material is electrically connected to the second contact element via the second contact area;
wherein the at least two light-emitting units are arranged next to one another on a plane, and
a mating contact element which is arranged on a carrier plate;
the carrier plate being positioned on a plane substantially parallel to each of the said units;
wherein the carrier plate connectively links each unit to at least one other unit;
wherein electrical contact is made between the mating contact element and the first and second contact element via a plug-type connection,
wherein the first and second contact element is a female connector element in the form of a female connector strip, and the mating contact element is a male connector element in the form of a male connector strip from which a plurality of pin contact elements protrude, or the first and second contact element is a male connector element in the form of a male connector strip from which a plurality of pin contact elements protrude, and the mating contact element is a female connector element in the form of a female connector strip.

US Pat. No. 9,685,633

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT AND METHOD OF PRODUCING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. An organic light-emitting component comprising a substrate on which a functional layer stack is applied, the stack comprising
a first electrode, an organic functional layer stack thereover comprising an organic light-emitting layer and a translucent
second electrode thereover, and a translucent halogen-containing thin-film encapsulation arrangement over the translucent
second electrode, wherein a translucent protective layer having a refractive index of more than 1.6 is arranged directly on
a translucent second electrode between the translucent second electrode and the thin-film encapsulation arrangement, and the
thin-film encapsulation arrangement is arranged directly on the translucent protective layer.

US Pat. No. 10,147,907

ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING COMPONENT WITH A PLURALITY OF NANOSTRUCTURES PROJECTING INTO AN EMITTER LAYER

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. A light-emitting device comprising:a carrier,
an organic layer sequence arranged on the carrier and having at least one emitter layer containing a light-emitting material configured to emit light of a first wavelength range,
a first electrode and a second electrode, and
a multiplicity of nanostructures, wherein the nanostructures have a refractive index smaller than a refractive index of the light-emitting material of the emitter layer and at least some of the nanostructures project into the emitter layer or pierce through the emitter layer.

US Pat. No. 10,288,268

OLED ILLUMINANT FOR A LAMP

Panasonic Corporation, O...

1. An illuminant for a lamp, the illuminant comprising:a plate-like or foil-like carrier element comprising a semiconductor lighting element or being a component of a semiconductor lighting element;
an illuminant housing comprising a frame and a housing rear wall between which the carrier element is supported, the frame having, on a frame front side, a light exit opening for emitting light and, the housing rear wall defining a recess on a rear face of the illuminant housing;
an illuminant connection device located in the recess and configured to establish a mechanical and electrical connection with a socket, wherein the recess is sized to receive the socket and into which the socket can extend, wherein the illuminant connection device comprises:
at least two illuminant connections configured to make electrical contact between the carrier element and the socket through openings defined in the housing rear wall, and
one or more detents and/or plugs separate from the at least two illuminant connections and configured to provide mechanical connection between the illuminant and the socket,
wherein the illumination connection device and the socket are both arranged to be point-symmetrical with respect to a point of symmetry such that the socket can connect to the illumination connection device in both of two positions rotated 180 degrees from one another.

US Pat. No. 9,761,840

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. An organic light-emitting diode comprising:
a carrier substrate;
a scattering layer;
a first electrode;
an organic layer sequence with at least one active layer; and
a second electrode,wherein
the carrier substrate, the scattering layer, the first electrode, the organic layer sequence and the second electrode are
arranged in the stated sequence;

the scattering layer has a higher average refractive index than the organic layer sequence;
the first electrode has at least n or at least n+1 non-metal layers and n metal layers;
n is a natural number greater than or equal to 3;
the non-metal layers and the metal layers succeed one another alternately,
the at least one active layer generates visible radiation when the light-emitting diode is in operation,
a non-metal layer of the first electrode located closest to the organic layer sequence and a non-metal layer of the first
electrode located closest to the carrier substrate form two peripheral non-metal layers of the first electrode,

at least one or all of the non-peripheral non-metal layers of the first electrode has/have an optical thickness of (m?)/2,
with a tolerance of at most 0.1?, wherein m is a natural number greater than or equal to 1, and ? is a peak wavelength of
the radiation generated in the organic layer sequence,

the visible radiation has a visible spectral range between 450 nm and 780 nm, and
the peak wavelength ? is that wavelength of the visible radiation at which a maximum spectral energy density is emitted by
the light-emitting diode.

US Pat. No. 9,721,992

ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT WITH A LIGHT EMITTING ELEMENT AND A LIGHT DETECTING ELEMENT AND METHOD FOR OPERATING SUCH AN ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic optoelectronic component comprising:
at least one organic light emitting element comprising an organic functional layer stack having at least one organic light
emitting layer between two electrodes; and

at least one organic light detecting element comprising at least one first organic light detecting element comprising at least
one first organic light detecting layer, and at least one second organic light detecting element comprising at least one second
organic light detecting layer,

wherein the at least one organic light emitting element and the at least one organic light detecting element are arranged
laterally adjacent on a common substrate,

wherein the at least one first organic light detecting element is configured to detect ambient light,
wherein the at least one second organic light detecting layer of the at least one second organic light detecting element is
permanently arranged between two non-transparent layers, the two non-transparent layers shade the at least one second organic
light detecting layer of the at least one second organic light detecting element from ambient light,

wherein the two non-transparent layers reduce a portion of ambient light radiated onto the at least one second organic light
detecting element by at least 90%, and

wherein the at least one organic light emitting element is transparent and configured to emit light through the substrate
and in a direction facing away from the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,818,982

OPTOELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic assembly, comprising:
an optoelectronic component having a surface light source on a substrate,
wherein the surface light source is designed for emitting a light, and
wherein the substrate is formed such that it is at least partly transmissive for the light emitted by the surface light source;
wherein the optoelectronic component comprises at least one first main emission surface and a second main emission surface,
wherein the second main emission surface is situated opposite the first main emission surface; and

a reflective structure, wherein the reflective structure is arranged at least partly in the beam path of the light emitted
by the surface light source and is designed to reflect at least part of the light impinging on the reflective structure in
the direction of the substrate;

wherein the reflective structure and the optoelectronic component are arranged at a distance from one another in a range of
approximately 1 mm to approximately 1000 mm,

wherein the substrate includes an optically inactive region alongside the surface light source, so that the reflected light
is emitted alongside the surface light source through the substrate, such that a laterally offset image of the surface light
source is generatable.

US Pat. No. 9,859,524

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:
an optically active region formed for taking up and/or for providing electromagnetic radiation;
a first contact structure electrically conductively coupled to the optically active region wherein the first contact structure
and the optically active region are arranged laterally alongside to each other on a common substrate;

an encapsulation structure on or above the optically active region and the first contact structure, wherein the encapsulation
structure at least has an electrically insulating molding compound, wherein the optically active region and the first contact
structure are encapsulated by the encapsulation structure; and

a leadframe including an electrically conductive structure and a second contact structure, wherein the electrically conductive
structure is at least partly embedded into the electrically insulating molding compound of the encapsulation structure,

the second contact structure being at least partly exposed and the electrically conductive structure electrically conductively
connecting the first contact structure to the second contact structure,

the electrically conductive structure including an electrical contact region, wherein the electrically conductive structure
is electromechanically connected to the first contact structure by means of the electrical contacting region,

the electromechanical connection being in a force-locking fashion.

US Pat. No. 9,774,012

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A light-emitting component, comprising:
a carrier;
an organic layer sequence comprising at least two organic layers, the organic layer sequence being arranged on the carrier,
wherein at least one of the organic layers is embodied as an emitter layer, which emits light in a first wavelength range
having an intensity maximum at a first wavelength;

a first electrode and a second electrode,
wherein the first electrode is embodied as an anode and the second electrode is embodied as a cathode,
wherein the anode and the cathode are provided for electrically contacting the organic layer sequence, and
wherein the organic layer sequence is arranged between the anode and the cathode; and
at least one nanoparticle layer, wherein a nanoparticle layer is an organic layer of the organic layer sequence that is provided
with first nanoparticles,

wherein the first nanoparticles have a refractive index (nN) that is less than at least one refractive index of an organic material of one of the organic layers,

wherein at least one nanoparticle layer is not in direct contact with the anode, and
wherein the first nanoparticles have a diameter that is less than one quarter of the first wavelength.

US Pat. No. 9,711,568

ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic optoelectronic component comprising:
at least one organic light emitting element comprising an organic functional layer stack having at least one organic light
emitting layer between two electrodes;

at least one first organic light detecting element comprising at least one first organic light detecting layer; and
at least one second organic light detecting element comprising at least one second organic light detecting layer,
wherein the at least one organic light emitting element, the at least one first organic light detecting element and the at
least one second light detecting element are arranged laterally adjacent on a common substrate,

wherein the at least one first organic light detecting element is configured to detect ambient light,
wherein the at least one second organic light detecting layer of the at least one second organic light detecting element is
arranged between two non-transparent layers, the two non-transparent layers shade the at least one second organic light detecting
layer of the at least one second organic light detecting element from ambient light, and

wherein one of the two non-transparent layers is formed by the common substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,728,750

RADIATION-EMITTING DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. A radiation-emitting device comprising:
a substrate,
at least one layer sequence arranged on the substrate and adapted to generate electromagnetic radiation, comprising:
at least one first electrode,
at least one second electrode, and
at least one functional layer between the first electrode and the second electrode, wherein the functional layer is adapted
to generate the electromagnetic radiation in a switched-on operating state,

a plurality of transparency regions including at least one transparency region transparent to at least one partial spectrum
of electromagnetic radiation of visible light at least in a switched-off operating state, and all transparency regions of
the plurality of transparency regions together occupy less than 30% of a total surface area of the radiation-emitting device
perpendicular to a viewing axis, and

at least one non-transparency region non transparent to the partial spectrum of electromagnetic radiation,
wherein the transparency region and the non-transparency region are arranged such that electromagnetic radiation from the
partial spectrum can pass through the radiation-emitting device through the transparency region,

in a switched-off operating state of the radiation-emitting device, the transparency regions are image-transmissive or viewing-transmissive
to visible light,

in a switched-off operating state of the radiation-emitting device, the non-transparency region is translucent, but not image-transmissive
or viewing-transmissive to visible light,

the layer sequence comprising the at least one functional layer is arranged partly in the transparency regions and partly
in the non-transparency region, and

coupling-out elements are arranged in the at least one non-transparency region, the coupling-out elements being formed by
at least one of:

the first electrode is nanostructured,
low index microstructures are introduced between the first electrode and the functional layer, and
microstructures are provided on an outer surface of the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,741,965

METHOD FOR PROCESSING AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENT ARRANGEMENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for processing an electronic component, the method comprising:
applying a planar structure provided with predetermined separation locations to the electronic component;
removing a part of the applied planar structure, wherein removing comprises separating the planar structure at the predetermined
separation locations; and

wherein the electronic component comprises an electrical contact region,
wherein the predetermined separation locations surround a part of the planar structure that is to be removed,
wherein at least a part of the planar structure that is to be removed is above the contact region, and
wherein the removed part of the applied planar structure is removed from the electrical contact region.

US Pat. No. 9,929,362

METAL COMPLEXES AS P-TYPE DOPANTS FOR ORGANIC ELECTRONIC MATRIX MATERIALS

SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAF...

1. An organic electronic component comprising:a matrix containing a p-dopant, the p-dopant being a bi- or polynuclear group metal complex containing at least two metal atoms selected from groups Vb/VIb/VIIb, IUPAC groups 5-7, which groups consist of vanadium, niobium, tantalum (group 5), chromium, molybdenum, tungsten (group 6), manganese, technetium, rhenium (group 7), and mixtures thereof, the metal complex having a neutral charge and containing at least one ligand L of the following structure:

where R1 and R2 each independently represents oxygen, sulfur, selenium, NH or NR4 where R4 is an alkyl or aryl group and may be bonded to R3; and
where R3 is selected from the group consisting of alkyl groups, long-chain alkyl groups, alkoxy groups, long-chain alkoxy groups, cycloalkyl groups, haloalkyl groups, aryl groups, arylenes, haloaryl groups, heteroaryl groups, heteroarylenes, heterocycloalkylenes, heterocycloalkyl groups, haloheteroaryl groups, alkenyl groups, haloalkenyl groups, alkynyl groups, haloalkynyl groups, ketoaryl groups, haloketoaryl groups, ketoheteroaryl groups, ketoalkyl groups, haloketoalkyl groups, ketoalkenyl groups, haloketoalkenyl groups, where one or more non-adjacent CH2 groups in suitable radicals may independently be replaced by:
—O—, —S—, —NH—, —NR?—, —SiR?R??—, —CO—, —COO—, —OCO—, —OCO—O—, —SO2, —S—CO—, —CO—S, —CY1=CY2 or —C?C—, in such a way that no oxygen and/or sulfur atoms are bonded directly to one another, or
an aryl group or heteroaryl group containing 1 to 30 carbon atoms in which terminal CH3 groups are regarded as CH2 groups, CH2—H.

US Pat. No. 9,829,192

ORGANIC LIGHTING DEVICE AND LIGHTING EQUIPMENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A glazing comprising a luminous means comprising:
a substrate having a first main surface, to which a first electrode is applied,
a second electrode, and
an organic layer stack within an active region of the substrate between the first and the second electrode, wherein the organic
layer stack comprises at least one organic layer which is suitable for generating light,

wherein the luminous means is arranged between two glass plates of the glazing of a window, one of the glass plates serving
as encapsulation for the organic layer stack, the one glass plate being attached to the second electrode by an adhesive layer
arranged on a side of the second electrode facing away from the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,818,968

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT, OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:
a planar optically active structure and an electrical circuit structure,
wherein the planar optically active structure is formed for taking up and/or providing electromagnetic radiation;
wherein the electrical circuit structure is formed in such a way that it provides an output value, wherein the output value
is dependent on at least one operating parameter of the planar optically active structure; and

wherein the optoelectronic component comprises a first terminal and a second terminal for providing an operating current to
the planar optically active structure; wherein the planar optically active structure and the electrical circuit structure
are electrically isolated from each other; and wherein the electrical circuit structure is formed with one or a plurality
of the following electrical structures:

an electrical resistor, wherein the output value is dependent on the electrical resistance value of the electrical resistor;
a capacitor, wherein the output value is dependent on the capacitance of the capacitor;
an inductance component, wherein the output value is dependent on the inductance of the inductance component; and/or
a conductor structure having a plurality of electrical lines in such a way that the output value is dependent on the bit pattern
of the plurality of electrical lines.

US Pat. No. 9,799,840

ORGANIC ELECTRONIC COMPONENT WITH DOPANT, USE OF A DOPANT AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF THE DOPANT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic electronic component comprising:
a substrate;
a first electrode overlying the substrate;
an organic functional layer overlying the first electrode, the organic functional layer comprising a matrix material into
which a p-dopant has been introduced, wherein the p-dopant comprises a copper complex having at least one ligand containing
an aryloxy group and an iminium group; and

a second electrode overlying the organic functional layer,
wherein the copper complex has one of the general formulae I and II:

where R1, R1?, R2x, R2x?, where x=a, b, c or d are each independently selected from a group consisting of hydrogen, fluorine, unbranched, branched,
fused, cyclic, unsubstituted and substituted alkyl radicals, substituted and unsubstituted aromatics, and substituted and
unsubstituted heteroaromatics,

wherein R1 and R1? are the same and R2x and R2x? with x=a, b, c or d are each the same.

US Pat. No. 10,068,958

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting component, comprising:a first electrode layer,
an organic functional layer structure over the first electrode layer,
a second electrode layer, which is formed over the organic functional layer structure and which is divided into subregions which are arranged laterally next to one another, which are respectively at least partially separated from one another, a plurality of the subregions being electrically connected to at least three neighboring subregions by at least three corresponding connecting elements which are formed by the second electrode layer, and
wherein current distributor elements are arranged over the first electrode layer and at least partially under the organic functional layer structure, and wherein the current distributor elements and the subregions are configured and arranged with respect to one another in such a way that separating regions, in which the subregions are separated from one another, are arranged vertically over the current distributor elements.

US Pat. No. 9,935,295

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting component, comprising:a substrate;
a first electrode arranged on the substrate;
a second electrode, wherein one of the first and second electrodes is translucent;
an organic light-generating layer stack arranged between the first electrode and the second electrode, the organic light-generating layer stack configured to emit light and comprising a first organic OLED functional material;
a first organic coupling-out layer in direct contact with the substrate and the first electrode and comprising an organic material containing a second organic OLED functional material, wherein the first organic coupling-out layer is arranged in a beam path of the component, wherein the second organic OLED function material is a low molecular weight compound; and
a second organic coupling-out layer, which is in direct contact with the second electrode and which comprises an organic material containing the same second organic OLED functional material as used in the first organic coupling-out layer, wherein the second organic coupling-out layer is arranged in the beam path of the component and is a finishing layer of the component, wherein light is coupled out through the first and second organic coupling-out layers, wherein each of the first and second organic coupling-out layer comprises scattering structures on a side facing away from the organic light-generating layer stack, so that the first and second organic coupling-out layers couple out and scatter light emitted by the organic light-generating layer stack,
wherein the second organic OLED functional material comprises a material selected from the group consisting of BAlq2 (bis-[2-methyl-8-quinolato]-[4-phenylphenolato]-aluminum (III)), BCP (2,9-dimethyl-4,7-diphenyl-1,10-phenanthroline), TAZ (3,(4-biphenyl)-4-phenyl-5-(4-tert-butylphenyl)-1,2,4-triazole), TAZ2 (3,5-diphenyl-4-naphth-1-yl-1,2,4-triazole), t-Bu-PBD (2-(-biphenyl)-5-(4-tert-butyl-phenyl)-1,3,4-oxadiazole), 1-TNATA (4,4?,4?-tris(N-naphth-1-yl)-N-phenyl-amino)triphenylamine, 2-TNATA (4,4?,4?-tris(N-(naphth-2-yl)-N-phenyl-amino)triphenylamine, MTDATA (4,4?,4?-tris(N-3-methylphenyl-N-phenylamino)triphenylamine), aNPD (N,N?-bis(naphthalen-1-yl)-N,N?-bis(phenyl)benzidine), bNPD (N,N?-bis(naphthalen-2-yl)-N,N?-bis(phenyl)benzidine), TPD (N,N?-bis(3-methylphenyl)-N,N?-bis(phenyl)benzidine), TAPC (1,1-bis-[(4-phenyl-)-bis-(4?,4?-methyl-phenyl)-amino]-cyclohexane), CBP (4,4?-bis(carbazol-9-yl)-2-2?dimethyl-biphenyl), TCP (1,3,5-tris-carbazol-9-yl-benzene), CDBP (4,4?-bis(carbazol-9-yl)-2,2?-dimethyl-biphenyl), DPVBi (4,4-bis(2,2-diphenyl-ethen-1-yl)-diphenyl), spiro-PVBi (spiro-4,4?-bis(2,2-diphenyl-ethen-1-yl)-diphenyl), ADN (9,10-di(2-naphthyl)-anthracene), perylene, and oligomers of these compounds or combinations thereof.

US Pat. No. 9,832,838

OPTOELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY AND METHOD FOR DETECTING AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic assembly comprising at least one organic light emitting diode comprising a first light emitting diode
element and a second light emitting diode element, and an electronic circuit, wherein
the first light emitting diode element and the second light emitting diode element are electrically connected in parallel
and are deposited monolithically on a common substrate, and

the electronic circuit is designed to compare an electric current through the first light emitting diode element that flows
during operation with an electric current through the second light emitting diode element that flows during operation and,
depending on the comparison, to detect a short circuit of the first light emitting diode element or of the second light emitting
diode element and to initiate an electrical switching off of one of the light emitting diode elements and/or of the assembly,

the electronic circuit comprises a summation current transformer, a coil, a first electrical line of the first light emitting
diode element and a second electrical line of the second light emitting diode element,

the coil is wound around the summation current transformer,
the first electrical line and the second electrical line are led through the summation current transformer, and
a current flow of the first electrical line and a current flow of the second electrical line are in opposite directions.

US Pat. No. 9,685,624

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT WITH ORGANIC AND INORGANIC CHARGE GENERATING LAYERS AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:
a first organic functional layer structure;
a second organic functional layer structure; and
a charge generating layer structure between the first organic functional layer structure and the second organic functional
layer structure,

wherein the charge generating layer structure comprises a hole-conducting charge generating layer and a first electron-conducting
charge generating layer; and

wherein the hole-conducting charge generating layer comprises or is formed from an inorganic substance or an inorganic substance
mixture, and wherein the first electron-conducting charge generating layer comprises or is formed from an organic substance
or an organic substance mixture;

wherein the first electron-conducting charge generating layer comprises or is formed from an organic, intrinsically electron-conducting
substance, and wherein more than half of freely mobile charge carriers of the first electron-conducting charge generating
layer are electrons.

US Pat. No. 10,121,833

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. An organic light-emitting diode comprising:at least two segments electrically mutually independently operable, configured to generate light and arranged adjacent to one another when viewed in a plan view,
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
in a direction parallel to main directions of an extension of the scattering layer, 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 comprise 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.

US Pat. No. 9,722,211

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

Osram OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting device, comprising:
at least one functional layer for generating electroluminescent radiation;
an encapsulation structure formed on or over the at least one functional layer;
a heat conduction layer formed on or over the encapsulation structure, the heat conduction layer having been formed by evaporation
and/or sputtering and/or plasma deposition and/or spraying and/or aerosol deposition of at least one heat conducting material;
and

a layer for reducing the reflectivity and/or improving the emissivity is formed on or over the heat conduction layer.

US Pat. No. 9,698,387

METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PATTERNING AN ORGANIC, OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an organic optoelectronic component, the method comprising:
forming a first layer on a substrate, the first layer comprising a substance or a substance mixture, wherein the first layer
is in a physical contact with the substrate, the substrate comprising at least one contact pad of the organic optoelectronic
component, at least one electrode of the organic optoelectronic component being electrically connected to the at least one
contact pad;

forming a second layer on or over the substrate, the second layer comprising a substance or a substance mixture, wherein the
second layer is in at least one region of the substrate in a physical contact with the first layer; and

removing at least the second layer in at least one region of the substrate with the first layer and the contact pad;
wherein the substance or of the substance mixture of the first layer has a lesser adhesion to the substrate than the substance
or of the substance mixture of the second layer has to the substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,237,947

ASSEMBLY FOR OPERATING AN ORGANIC RADIATION-EMITTING COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An assembly for operating an organic radiation-emitting component, including:a driver circuit with at least two driver outputs,
a decoupling unit including at least two inputs, outputs corresponding to the inputs, and a coil, wherein at least one input of the decoupling unit is inductively decoupled AC-wise from the corresponding output of the decoupling unit,
the radiation-emitting component with at least two electrodes and including a plurality of organic light-emitting diodes coupled DC-wise to one another in a series connection, wherein successive organic light-emitting diodes are decoupled AC-wise from one another, and
a touch sensor with a sensor electrode, wherein the sensor electrode is at least partially formed by one of the electrodes of the radiation-emitting component, wherein
the radiation-emitting component emits electromagnetic radiation during operation,
the driver circuit is coupled to each one of the electrodes of the radiation-emitting component through respective ones of the driver outputs in a DC-wise manner,
the driver circuit, separately from the driver outputs, and the touch sensor, separately from the sensor electrode, is coupleable to a common energy source, and
the touch sensor is decoupled from the driver circuit by the decoupling unit in such a way that a touch of the sensor electrode by a user is detectable during operation of the radiation-emitting component.

US Pat. No. 9,893,319

RADIATION-EMITTING ORGANIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A radiation-emitting, organic component comprising:
a radiation-transmissive carrier body having a first surface at a top side of the radiation-transmissive carrier body;
a radiation-transmissive, structured layer, which is arranged at the first surface and covers the latter at least in places;
a radiation-transmissive first electrode, which is arranged at that side of the radiation-transmissive, structured layer which
faces away from the radiation-transmissive carrier body;

a layer stack, which is arranged at that side of the first electrode which faces away from the radiation-transmissive, structured
layer and comprises an organic active region; and

a second electrode,wherein
electrical contact can be made with the active region via the first electrode and the second electrode,
the radiation-transmissive, structured layer is different from the radiation-transmissive carrier body,
the radiation-transmissive, structured layer comprises structures provided for refracting electromagnetic radiation generated
in the active region during operation,

the radiation-transmissive carrier body is the primary structural support of the radiation emitting organic component,
the structures of the radiation-transmissive, structured layer are formed into the radiation-transmissive, structured layer
at that side of the radiation-transmissive, structured layer which faces away from the radiation-transmissive carrier body
and have a structure size that is greater than or equal to the wavelength of the electromagnetic radiation generated in the
active region during operation,

the structures of the radiation-transmissive, structured layer consist of a material of the radiation-transmissive, structured
layer, and

the radiation-transmissive, structured layer is free of light-scattering particles.

US Pat. No. 9,882,158

ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic optoelectronic component, comprising:
a first electrode,
an organic functional layer structure having a charge carrier pair generation layer structure, over the first electrode,
a second electrode over the organic functional layer structure,
wherein the charge carrier pair generation layer structure comprises a first sublayer having first nanostructures which are
coated with a first coating material, and a second sublayer having second nanostructures which are coated with a second coating
material, wherein the second sublayer is formed over the first sublayer, and wherein one of the two sublayers is a hole injection
layer and the other of the two sublayers is an electron injection layer.

US Pat. No. 9,882,160

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component comprising:
a carrier having a substantially planar surface,
an electrode on or above the carrier, wherein the electrode is a closed electrode layer and the electrode has an interface
which is substantially conformal with respect to the surface of the carrier; and

an organic functional layer structure formed for emitting an electromagnetic radiation or converting an electromagnetic radiation
into an electric current;

wherein the electrode has a surface which is reflective with respect to the electromagnetic radiation, and wherein the organic
functional layer structure is formed on or over the reflective surface of the electrode and is electrically coupled thereto;
and

wherein the reflective surface has a structuring, wherein the structuring is formed as an arrangement of holes in the electrode
or comprises holes and wherein the electrode with the structuring is formed from a single layer, and

wherein the structuring comprises a mask structure in such a way that the mask structure forms a part of the reflective surface.

US Pat. No. 9,774,006

RADIATION-EMITTING APPARATUS HAVING A SCATTER LAYER

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. A radiation emitting apparatus comprising:
a substrate,
at least one layer sequence arranged on the substrate and producing electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range, having
at least one first electrode surface,
at least one second electrode surface, and
at least one functional layer between the first electrode surface and the second electrode surface, wherein the functional
layer produces electromagnetic radiation in the wavelength range in a switched-on operating state, and

a scatter layer having a first region and a second region, wherein radiation produced by the functional layer is directly
incident on the scatter layer only in the first region of the scatter layer, and the scatter layer at least partially scatters
radiation incident upon the first region of the scatter layer so that said radiation enters the second region of the scatter
layer.

US Pat. No. 9,755,173

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT, METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component for irradiating skin, the optoelectronic component being designed as an armband and comprising:
an electromagnetic radiation source having an organic light emitting diode comprising an optically active region designed
for emitting a first electromagnetic radiation in the wavelength region of visible light towards the skin;

a converter structure, which comprises at least one converter material, which is arranged in a beam path of the first electromagnetic
radiation, and which is formed as a film;

wherein the at least one converter material is designed to convert at least one portion of the first electromagnetic radiation
into at least one second electromagnetic radiation in the wavelength range of infrared light;

wherein the at least one second electromagnetic radiation has at least one different wavelength than the at least one portion
of the first electromagnetic radiation;

wherein the converter structure is formed in a structured fashion in such a way that the converter structure has a predefined
region, such that the at least one second electromagnetic radiation is emittable only from the predefined region for irradiating
the skin;

wherein the predefined region has a smaller area than the optically active region, and wherein the electromagnetic radiation
source comprises a holding device for fixing the converter structure at an arm.

US Pat. No. 9,960,390

METHOD OF PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE AND OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. A method of producing an optoelectronic device comprising:A) providing a substrate,
B) applying a first electrode to the substrate,
C) applying a first organic layer stack to the first electrode,
D) producing a charge-generating layer stack on the first organic layer stack,
E) applying a second organic layer stack to the charge-generating layer stack,
F) applying a second electrode to the second organic layer stack,
wherein step D) comprises:
D1) applying a solution of a first metal oxide precursor to the first organic layer stack, wherein the solution of the first metal oxide precursor and the first organic layer have the same temperature between 30° C. to 60° C. and the solution of the first metal oxide precursor and the first organic layer stack are heated, prior to step D1) to the same temperature of 30° C. to 60° C.,
D2) generating a first charge-generating layer comprising a first metal oxide,
D3) applying a solution of a second metal oxide precursor to the first charge-generating layer, wherein the solution of the second metal oxide precursor and the first charge-generating layer have a temperature of 30° C. to 60° C. and the solution of the second metal oxide precursor and the first charge-generating layer are heated, prior to step D3), to the same temperature of 30° C. to 60° C.,
D4) generating a second charge-generating layer comprising a second metal oxide.

US Pat. No. 9,825,247

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT, METHOD FOR OPERATING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component comprising:
a first electrode having a first electrically conductive substance,
a second electrode having a second electrically conductive substance, and
at least one chemically active substance, and nanoparticles, wherein the nanoparticles have a core and a shell, wherein the
core is surrounded by the shell, wherein the core includes or is formed from the chemically active substance,

wherein the chemically active substance is formed within a current path of the first electrode and/or the second electrode;
and

wherein the chemically active substance is set up to convert the first electrically conductive substance and/or the second
electrically conductive substance to an electrically nonconductive substance or region.

US Pat. No. 9,741,781

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT WITH ADJUSTABLE LIGHT EMISSION AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:
an optoelectronic structure formed for providing a first electromagnetic radiation; and
a measuring structure formed for measuring electromagnetic radiation, wherein the measuring structure comprises an optically
active structure and at least one electro-optical structure;

wherein the optically active structure is optically coupled to the optoelectronic structure;
wherein the optically active structure is formed for taking up an electromagnetic radiation in such a way that the optically
active structure generates a measurement signal from the electromagnetic radiation taken up, wherein the electromagnetic radiation
taken up at least partly comprises the first electromagnetic radiation and/or at least one second electromagnetic radiation
of an external radiation source; and

wherein the electro-optical structure is formed in such a way that the electro-optical structure has an adjustable transmittance,
such that the proportion of the second electromagnetic radiation impinging on the optically active structure is adjustable;
and

a waveguide formed in such a way that the optoelectronic structure, the optically active structure and/or the electro-optical
structure are/is optically coupled to the waveguide such that the electromagnetic radiation taken up in the optically active
structure is capable of traveling between optically active structure and the optoelectronic structure and/or the electro-optical
structure.

US Pat. No. 10,090,365

ORGANIC DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An organic device comprising:an organic component designed to emit and/or detect radiation, wherein the organic component comprises a first layer stack and a radiation passage surface;
an organic protection diode comprising a second layer stack;
a first electrode;
a second electrode mounted on a side of the first layer stack facing away from the first electrode; and
a third electrode mounted on a side of the second layer stack facing away from the first electrode,
wherein the second electrode is in direct electrical and/or physical contact with the first layer stack and the second layer stack,
wherein the first electrode and the third electrode are connected to one another in an electrically conductive manner,
wherein the organic protection diode is arranged directly after the organic component in a stacking direction (Z), and
wherein the organic protection diode is designed to protect the organic component from an electrostatic discharge and/or from a polarity reversal of the organic component,
wherein the second layer stack comprises a layer structure, and wherein the layer structure has a thickness in the stacking direction (Z) of at least 10 ?m and no more than 200 ?m.

US Pat. No. 9,911,940

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting diode comprising an organic layer sequence, with: a first organic emitter layer for generating
electromagnetic radiation of a first wavelength range, a second organic emitter layer for generating electromagnetic radiation
of a second wavelength range, a charge carrier generation layer sequence arranged between the first and the second organic
emitter layers, via which the first emitter layer and the second emitter layer are electrically connected in series, wherein
the charge carrier generation layer sequence comprises a converter material, which converts radiation of the first and/or
the second wavelength range at least partially into radiation of a third wavelength range, so that the organic light-emitting
diode emits mixed light with portions of the first, second and the third wavelength range.

US Pat. No. 9,978,996

METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

Osram OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an optoelectronic component, comprising:providing a high temperature solid which is stable at least up to a predefined first temperature;
applying a liquid glass solder having a second temperature, which is lower than the first temperature, to the high temperature solid in a structured fashion;
solidifying the glass solder, as a result of which a glass solid is formed;
forming an optoelectronic layer structure above the glass solid, wherein the glass solid and the optoelectronic layer structure form the optoelectronic component; and
removing the optoelectronic component from the high temperature solid.

US Pat. No. 9,857,062

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE AND ARRANGEMENT WITH SUCH A LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. An organic light-emitting diode comprising:
a substrate with a substrate top and having first and second projections;
at least one active organic layer on the substrate top that generates radiation;
at least one first and at least one second electrical contact area at or on the substrate top that electrically contacts the
light-emitting diode;

a holding device by which the organic light-emitting diode is both mechanically supported and electrically contacted; and
a cover sheet on a side of the organic layer remote from the substrate that protects the organic layer,
wherein
at least one opening is formed in the cover sheet and the opening, when viewed in plan view, is completely surrounded by the
cover sheet and the organic layer;

one of the electrical contact areas is located at an edge of the opening and are freely accessible;
the holding device engages through the opening;
the first contact area has a different average distance from the opening than the second contact area;
the electrical contact areas are each arranged concentrically around the opening and each partially or completely surround
the opening when viewed in plan view;

the first and second projections of the substrate extend beyond the cover sheet,
the first electric contact area is located on the first projection and the second contact area is located on the second projection,
the first projection is located directly at the openings; and
the second projection is located at an outer boundary line of the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,716,247

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT INCLUDING EXPOSED CONTACT PAD

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:
a carrier;
a planar, electrically active region on or above the carrier;
a contact pad designed for making electrical contact with the electrically active region;
an adhesion layer on or above the electrically active region, wherein the adhesion layer at least partly surrounds the electrically
active region;

a cover on or above the adhesion layer, wherein a part of the adhesion layer is exposed; and
an encapsulation on or above the exposed adhesion layer;
wherein the encapsulation is formed from an inorganic substance or substance mixture;
wherein the encapsulation comprises at least one electrical feedthrough,
wherein the electrical feedthrough is designed for making electrical contact with the electrically active region; and
wherein the electrical feedthrough is arranged above the contact pad.

US Pat. No. 10,165,648

OPTOELECTRONIC CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR OPERATING AN OPTOELECTRONIC CIRCUIT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic circuit, comprising:at least one first light emitting diode;
at least one second light emitting diode;
a switch arrangement, which is connected between the at least one first light emitting diode and the at least one second light emitting diode in such a way and is configured in such a way that it switches over the at least one first light emitting diode and the at least one second light emitting diode between a series circuit formed by them and a parallel circuit formed by them, depending on a predefined ambient parameter; wherein the switch arrangement comprises a diode or a switch for connecting the at least one first light emitting diode in series with the at least one second light emitting diode; and
a current matching circuit for matching the currents through the at least one first light emitting diode and the at least one second light emitting diode in the case of parallel connection, wherein the current matching circuit comprises a current mirror circuit comprising a first and a second current mirror transistor, wherein the first current mirror transistor is connected via its collector terminal to the at least one first light emitting diode and the second current mirror transistor is connected via its collector terminal to the at least one second light emitting diode, and wherein the switch arrangement is configured to form the series circuit comprising the at least one first light emitting diode and the at least one second light emitting diode whilst bypassing the current matching circuit in such a way that, in the case of series connection, the first current mirror transistor is switched in a high-resistance fashion and the second current mirror transistor is short-circuited.

US Pat. No. 9,831,465

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an optoelectronic component, the method comprising:
forming an optoelectronic layer structure having a first adhesion layer, which comprises a first metallic material, above
a carrier,

providing a covering body with a second adhesion layer, which comprises a second metallic material, wherein at least one of
the first or the second adhesion layers are delimited in lateral direction by an anti-adhesion layer,

applying a first alloy to at least one of the two adhesion layers, which is delimited by the anti-adhesion layer, the melting
point of said first alloy being so low that the first alloy is liquid, wherein the anti-adhesion layer is not wetted by the
first alloy and keeps the first alloy in a region provided therefor,

coupling the covering body to the optoelectronic layer structure in such a way that both adhesion layers are in direct physical
contact with the liquid first alloy, and

reacting at least part of the liquid first alloy chemically with the metallic materials of the adhesion layers, as a result
of which at least one second alloy is formed, which has a higher melting point than the first alloy, wherein the melting point
of the second alloy is so high that the second alloy solidifies and fixedly connects the covering body to the optoelectronic
layer structure.

US Pat. No. 9,780,151

RADIATION-EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD OF PRODUCING SAME

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. A radiation-emitting device comprising:
a substrate; and
at least one layer sequence arranged on the substrate that generates electromagnetic radiation, comprising:
at least one first electrode area,
at least one second electrode area, and
at least one organic functional layer between the first electrode area and the second electrode area,
wherein the organic functional layer generates electromagnetic radiation in a switched-on operating state,
at least one removal region is arranged between at least two points of the first electrode area conductively connected to
one another by the first electrode area, the first electrode area being partly removed in said at least one removal region
so that the first electrode area comprises a depression in the removal region,

the depression is filled with the organic functional layer,
the first electrode area having a non-zero thickness in the at least one removal region smaller than a thickness of the first
electrode area where it is not removed and completed present,

at least one conduction region in which the first electrode area is not removed is arranged between two removal regions or
two parts of a removal region, and

the conduction region has a constant width of 1 mm to 10 cm at least over a part of its course.

US Pat. No. 9,825,246

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A process for producing an optoelectronic component, the method comprising:
providing a carrier,
forming a first electrode upon the carrier,
forming an optically functional layer structure upon the first electrode, and
forming a second electrode upon the optically functional layer structure,
wherein the forming of at least one of the first and second electrodes involves disposing electrically conductive nanowires
on a surface on which the first or second electrode is to be formed, and heating the nanowires in such a way that the nanowires
plastically deform, and wherein the deformed nanowires subsequently form at least part of the first or second electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,966,544

PHOSPHORESCENT METAL COMPLEX COMPOUND RADIATION EMITTING COMPONENT COMPRISING A PHOSPHORESCENT METAL COMPLEX COMPOUND AND METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF A PHOSPHORESCENT METAL COMPLEX COMPOUND

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A phosphorescent polynuclear metal complex which comprises at least two metallic central atoms M, that are bonded to one another via at least one bridging bidentate ligand that coordinates by one bonding atom to one central atom and another bonding atom to another central atom, and at least one ligand coordinated by one metallic central atom M, wherein the at least one bridging bidentate ligand is 1,3,4,6,7,8-hexahydro-2H-pyrimido[1,2-a]pyrimidine, wherein one of the metallic central atoms M and the ligand form a six-membered metallacyclic ring,wherein the ligand which forms a six-membered metallacyclic ring with the metallic central atom has a tautomerizable unit in the uncoordinated state,
wherein the metallic central atom M is selected from a group consisting of Ir, Pt, Au, Re, Rh, Ru, Os, Pd, Ag, Zn, Al and lanthanoids, and
wherein the six-membered metallacyclic ring has the structural formula:

where:
n=1 to 3,
Y=C—H, N, P, As, Sb, C—Ry, Si—Ry, Ge—Ry,
X=N, O, P, As, Sb,
R1, R2, Ry, R4 and R5 are each independently H, unbranched alkyl radicals, branched alkyl radicals, fused alkyl radicals, cyclic alkyl radicals, fully or partly substituted unbranched alkyl radicals, fully or partly substituted branched alkyl radicals, fully or partly substituted fused alkyl radicals, fully or partly substituted cyclic alkyl radicals, alkoxy groups, amines, amides, esters, carbonates, aromatics, fully or partly substituted aromatics, fused aromatics, fully or partly substituted fused aromatics, heterocycles, fully or partly substituted heterocycles, fused heterocycles, fully or partly substituted heterocycles, F and CN, and
R1 and R5 include a free electron pair when X is O.

US Pat. No. 9,945,989

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING A SCATTERING LAYER FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION AND SCATTERING LAYER FOR SCATTERING ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing a scattering layer for electromagnetic radiation, the method comprising in this order:applying scattering centers onto a surface of a carrier of an electronic element;
applying glass onto the scattering centers; and
liquefying of the glass so that a part of the liquefied glass flows between the scattering centers toward the surface of the carrier, in such a way that a part of the liquefied glass still remains above the scattering centers.

US Pat. No. 9,887,360

METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an organic light-emitting component comprising,
providing a carrier,
forming a first electrode over the carrier,
forming an organic functional layer structure over the first electrode,
forming a second electrode over the organic functional layer structure, wherein the first electrode, the organic functional
layer structure and the second electrode overlap in an optically active region which extends in the lateral direction and
is configured in order to generate light, wherein, in an optically inactive region which extends over the carrier in the lateral
direction, an electrically conductive contact layer is initially formed extensively over the carrier, in such a way that it
is in direct physical and electrical contact with the first electrode and/or the second electrode, a first contact section
and at least one second contact section of the electrically conductive contact layer are subsequently separated from one another
by means of a lithographic process, in such a way that they are electrically insulated from one another,

wherein the electrically conductive contact layer is subsequently structured by means of a laser beam, and
wherein at least one further contact section, which is electrically insulated from the second contact layer, is formed by
means of the structuring in the electrically conductive contact layer.

US Pat. No. 9,797,567

ORGANIC-LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE AND LUMINAIRE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A luminaire comprising at least one organic light-emitting diode as light source, wherein
the organic light-emitting diode comprises a plurality of functional layers which comprise at least one radiation-emitting
region in which electromagnetic radiation is generated during the operation of the organic light-emitting diode, wherein the
organic light-emitting diode generates electromagnetic radiation in the spectral range from infrared radiation to UV radiation
during operation,

the organic light-emitting diode comprises at least one encapsulation which forms a seal of the functional layers of the organic
light-emitting diode against environmental influences,

the luminaire forms one of the following devices or is at least part of one of the following devices: alarm clock, shower
cubicle, shower head, solar protection, rain protection, lamp, bag, signaling light, changing cubicle, vision protection,
housing, emergency lighting, mirror, tile, ceiling light, radiator cladding, louver, noise protection, umbrella, and warning
light,

the encapsulation comprises an encapsulation layer sequence with a first encapsulation layer and a second encapsulation layer,
both encapsulation layers consist of an inorganic material,
both encapsulation layers comprise a volume structure,
the volume structure of the second encapsulation layer has a higher amorphisity than the volume structure of the first encapsulation
layer, and

the volume structure of the first encapsulation layer is in crystalline or poly-crystalline form and has lattice defects which
form a permeation path for moisture and/or oxygen and the second encapsulation layer is arranged directly on the first encapsulation
layer and in direct contact with the first encapsulation layer and has a common interface with the first encapsulation layer,
wherein the second encapsulation layer is amorphous and does not continue the lattice defects of the first encapsulation layer.

US Pat. No. 9,755,178

METHOD FOR FORMING A CONDUCTOR PATH STRUCTURE ON AN ELECTRODE SURFACE OF AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A method for forming a conductor path structure on an electrode surface of an electronic component, the method comprising:
introducing electrically conductive metal particles into an insulating carrier material,
producing a mixed composition by mixing the carrier material with the metal particles,
applying the mixed composition to the electrode surface,
separating the metal particles from the carrier material within the mixed composition,
allowing the metal particles to become attached to the electrode surface by creating a magnetic field that extends through
the electrode surface, so that the metal particles in the mixed composition are guided in the direction of the electrode surface
by means of the magnetic field,

fixing the metal particles attached to the electrode surface, and
curing the carrier material.

US Pat. No. 10,056,576

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting device comprising:a substrate;
a first electrode disposed on the substrate;
at least one first organic functional layer stack disposed on the first electrode, the first organic functional layer stack configured to emit radiation in a first wavelength range;
a second electrode disposed on the first organic functional layer stack; and
a filter layer arranged in a beam path of the first organic functional layer stack,
wherein the first wavelength range comprises a low-energy sub-range and a high-energy sub-range,
wherein the filter layer comprises an absorption range containing the low-energy or the high-energy sub-range of the first wavelength range, and
wherein the filter layer is arranged between the substrate and the first electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,923,173

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:
a metal substrate having a surface;
an electrically conductive planarization layer on the surface of the metal substrate, wherein the planarization layer comprises
a surface;

an organically functional layer structure on or above the surface of the planarization layer; and
an electrode layer formed in a transparent fashion on or above the organically functional layer structure;
wherein the roughness of the surface of the planarization layer is lower than the roughness of the surface of the metal substrate;
and

wherein the surface of at least one of the metal substrate or the planarization layer is formed in a light-scattering fashion,
and

wherein the planarization layer comprises scattering centers embedded in a matrix.

US Pat. No. 9,772,515

OPTICAL ELEMENT AND ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE WITH OPTICAL ELEMENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. An optical element comprising:
a light guide plate with a first major surface and a second major surface opposite the first major surface and with side faces
connecting the first and second major surfaces, wherein the light guide plate comprises a matrix material transparent to ultraviolet
light in which scattering centers are embedded;

at least one light-emitting semiconductor device that couples ultraviolet light into the light guide plate via a side face
when in operation;

a first filter layer on the first major surface and a second filter layer on the second major surface, wherein the filter
layers are opaque to ultraviolet light and at least partially transparent to visible light; and

a first photochromic layer at least on the first major surface, between the light guide plate and the first filter layer,
with a transparency to visible light variable by ultraviolet light.

US Pat. No. 10,026,625

DEVICE COMPRISING AN ENCAPSULATION UNIT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A device comprising:a component; and
an encapsulation arrangement for the encapsulation of the component with respect to moisture and/or oxygen;
wherein the encapsulation arrangement has a first layer and thereabove a second layer on a third layer on at least one surface of the component;
wherein the first layer, the second layer and the third layer each comprise an inorganic material;
wherein the first layer is arranged directly on the third layer;
wherein the second layer is arranged directly on the first layer; and
wherein a protective layer made of plastics is arranged on the second layer and has a thickness of greater than or at least 10 micrometers.

US Pat. No. 10,014,488

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an optoelectronic component, whereina carrier is provided,
a first electrode is formed above the carrier,
an optically functional layer structure is formed above the first electrode,
a second electrode is formed above the optically functional layer structure such that the second electrode extends areally over at least one part of the side of the optically functional layer structure which faces away from the carrier,
at least one part of an electrically conductive contact structure is formed on the first electrode and/or second electrode directly above the optically functional layer structure,
an encapsulation layer is formed above the first and/or second electrode and the contact structure such that the encapsulation layer encapsulates the optically functional layer structure, the first and/or second electrode and the contact structure, and
the contact structure is partly freed of the encapsulation layer such that the contact structure forms an electrically conductive connection to the first and/or second electrode through the encapsulation, wherein the contact structure is formed such that the contact structure projects from the encapsulation layer after the contact structure has been freed of the encapsulation layer.

US Pat. No. 9,941,473

METHOD FOR CLOSELY CONNECTING AN ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT TO A CONNECTION PIECE, CONNECTION STRUCTURE FOR FORCE-LOCKING CONNECTING, AND OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for closely connecting an organic optoelectronic component to a connection piece, the method comprising:forming a first cavity in the organic optoelectronic component, wherein the first cavity has at least one first opening;
introducing a connection structure through the first opening into the first cavity,
wherein the introduced connection structure has a first fixing region, wherein the first fixing region of the connection structure is designed at least partly complementarily to the form of the first cavity;
forming a second cavity in the connection piece, wherein the second cavity has at least one second opening; wherein the second cavity is designed at least partly complementarily to the form of a second fixing region of the introduced connection structure;
introducing the second fixing region of the connection structure through the second opening into the second cavity; and
forming a force-locking connection of the organic optoelectronic component to the connection piece after the connection structure has been introduced into the first cavity and the second cavity, and
wherein during or after the process of forming the close connection of the organic optoelectronic component to the connection piece by the connection structure, an electrical connection between the optoelectronic component and the connection piece is additionally formed.

US Pat. No. 9,887,379

ELECTRODE AND OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:
an organic functional layer structure; and
an electrode on or above the organic functional layer structure, said electrode being electrically conductively coupled to
the organic functional layer structure;

wherein the electrode comprises:
an optically transparent or translucent matrix comprising at least one matrix material,
wherein the matrix material is electrically non-conducting; and
particles embedded into the matrix, said particles having a refractive index that is greater than the refractive index of
the at least one matrix material;

wherein a difference in refractive index between the at least one matrix material and the particles embedded into the matrix
is at least 0.05.

US Pat. No. 9,721,991

ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic optoelectronic component comprising:
at least one organic light emitting element comprising an organic functional layer stack having at least one organic light
emitting layer between two electrodes; and

at least one organic light detecting element comprising at least one organic light detecting layer, wherein the at least one
organic light detecting element and the at least one organic light emitting element are laterally adjacent arranged on a common
substrate,

wherein the electrodes and the organic functional layer stack of the at least one light emitting element are separated from
electrodes and an organic functional layer stack of the at least one light detecting element,

wherein a plurality of organic light detecting elements is arranged on the common substrate,
wherein at least one of the plurality of organic light detecting elements is configured to detect ambient light through the
substrate, wherein at least another one of the plurality of organic light detecting elements is configured to detect ambient
light from an opposite side of the organic optoelectronic component relative to the substrate, or

wherein at least two of the plurality of light detecting elements have different detection sides for detecting ambient light.

US Pat. No. 9,941,486

COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A component, comprising:an optically active region, wherein an optical property of the optically active region is electrically controllable; and
an optically inactive region, which is formed alongside the optically active region;
an encapsulation and a carrier;
wherein the optically inactive region and/or the optically active region have/has an adaptation structure designed to adapt a value of an optical variable in the optically inactive region to a value of the optical variable in the optically active region in an optically inactive state of the component; and
wherein the adaptation structure is formed between the carrier and the encapsulation.

US Pat. No. 10,177,345

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting device comprising:a substrate;
a first electrode disposed on the substrate;
at least one first organic functional layer stack disposed on the first electrode, the first organic functional layer stack configured to emit radiation in a first wavelength range;
a second electrode disposed on the first organic functional layer stack; and
a filter layer arranged in a beam path of the first organic functional layer stack,
wherein the first wavelength range comprises a low-energy sub-range and a high-energy sub-range,
wherein the filter layer comprises an absorption range containing the low-energy sub-range or the high-energy sub-range of the first wavelength range, and
wherein the filter layer is arranged between the first electrode and the second electrode.

US Pat. No. 10,074,829

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT DEVICE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR OPERATING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component device, comprising:a linear regulator designed for being coupled to an energy source for providing an electric current; and
an organic light emitting diode comprising a substrate, an electrically active region on the substrate, and an encapsulation structure on or above the electrically active region;
wherein the electrically active region is formed for converting the electric current into the electromagnetic radiation;
wherein the encapsulation structure comprises an electrothermal transducer integrally formed with the organic light emitting diode and is formed in such a way that it protects the electrically active region against a diffusion of a substance that is harmful to the electrically active region, and
wherein the organic light emitting diode, the electrothermal transducer and the linear regulator are electrically connected in series with one another and
wherein an operating voltage of the electrothermal transducer lowers a voltage drop across the line regulator.

US Pat. No. 9,978,964

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT HAVING ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE INTEGRALLY CONNECTED TO CIRCUIT BOARD

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting component comprising:an organic light-emitting diode comprising an organic layer configured to generate light and having a covering body disposed over an electrode and the organic layer with the electrode disposed between the covering body and the organic layer; and
a circuit board having electrical conductor tracks and a metallic layer disposed on a first side of the circuit board, wherein at least one of the conductor tracks is electrically conductively connected to the metallic layer;
wherein an electrical conductor track of the circuit board is electrically conductively connected to the organic layer of the organic light-emitting diode through the metallic layer;
wherein the circuit board is electrically contactable from a second side remote from the organic light-emitting diode and opposite the first side;
wherein the circuit board is arranged on the organic light-emitting diode with the metallic layer disposed on, and in contact with, the covering body;
wherein a component of the organic light-emitting diode forms an electrically insulating base body of the circuit board; and
wherein the electrically insulating base body is formed at least partly by the covering body of the organic light-emitting diode.

US Pat. No. 9,978,817

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component comprising:an organic light-emitting diode configured to emit radiation through a main emission surface; and
a liquid crystal element configured to adjust a colour location of the radiation emitted by the organic light-emitting diode through the main emission surface,
wherein the liquid crystal element is switchable into a first state and into a second state,
wherein the liquid crystal element in the first state is suitable for selectively reflecting light of a first wavelength range and in the second state is transparent,
wherein the light emitted through the main emission surface has a lower colour temperature in the first state than in the second state,
wherein the liquid crystal element is arranged on a rear side of the organic light-emitting diode facing the main emission surface so that light of the first wavelength range that is emitted towards the rear side is at least partially reflected in a direction of the main emission surface in the first state of the liquid crystal element, and
wherein the organic light-emitting diode is configured to emit white light.

US Pat. No. 9,954,147

OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE, USE OF A DUAL EMITTER AS WAVELENGTH CONVERSION MATERIAL

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic apparatus comprising:at least one wavelength conversion region which comprises at least one dual emitter as wavelength conversion material, wherein the wavelength conversion region converts primary radiation at least in part into secondary radiation,
wherein the dual emitter comprises a first electronic base state and a second electronic base state, together with a first electronically excited state and a second electronically excited state which is reachable from the first electronically excited state,
wherein the dual emitter further comprises an emission proceeding from the second electronically excited state into the second base state, and
wherein the dual emitter comprises molecules of the following general formulae:

where RA and R1 to R4 are mutually independently selectable from hydrogen, alkyl or alkenyl groups, long-chain alkyl, alkoxy, long-chain alkoxy, cycloalkyl, haloalkyl, aryl, arylenes, haloaryl, heteroaryl, heteroarylenes, heterocycloalkylenes, heterocycloalkyl, haloheteroaryl, alkenyl, haloalkenyl, alkynyl, haloalkynyl, ketoaryl, haloketoaryl, ketoheteroaryl, ketoalkyl, haloketoalkyl, ketoalkenyl, haloketoalkenyl, or part of a cyclic, aromatic or heteroaromatic system.

US Pat. No. 10,181,586

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. Organic light-emitting device, comprisingan organic functional layer stack with at least one light-emitting layer, which is configured to generate light when the device is in operation,
a transparent first electrode and a transparent second electrode, which are configured to inject charge carriers into the organic functional layer stack when in operation, and
a heat distribution layer, which is applied over the electrodes and the organic functional layer stack and which comprises at least one plastics layer and one highly thermally conductive layer, wherein the heat distribution layer comprises at least one transparent sub-region and at least one non-transparent sub-region.

US Pat. No. 10,177,321

METAL COMPLEX AND ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A metal complex having the structural formula I:
where:
M is a transition metal having an atomic number greater than 40,
a B2 ring is a substituted phenyl ring,
a B1 ring, a D1 ring and a D2 ring are each pyridine, the B2 ring, the D1 ring and/or the D2 ring are joinable together to form fused aromatic and/or heteroaromatic rings,
A? is a monovalent anion,
R31, R32, R33, R34 are each independently selected from the group consisting of H, —OH, —R50, -phenyl, —OCOR60, —NHCOR70, —OR80, —NR90R100, —NHR110 and —NH2,
wherein R50, R60, R70, R80, R90, R100, R110 are each independently selected from the group consisting of unbranched saturated hydrocarbon chains having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, branched saturated hydrocarbon chains having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, unbranched unsaturated hydrocarbon chains having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, branched unsaturated hydrocarbon chains having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, aromatic rings and nonaromatic rings,
wherein R41, R42, R43, R44 are each independently selected from the group consisting of —H, —I, —Cl, —Br, —F, —NO2, N+R120 R130R140, —SO3R150, —CN, —COCl, —COOR160, —CR170R180OH, —CR190O and —CHO,
wherein at least one of the R41, R42, R43 and R44 radicals is at least one electron-withdrawing substituent, wherein the electron-withdrawing substituent is selected from the group consisting of —F, —CN and —NO2,
wherein R120, R130, R140, R150, R160, R170, R180, R190 are each independently selected from the group consisting of unbranched saturated hydrocarbon chains having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, branched saturated hydrocarbon chains having 1 to 20 carbon atoms and cyclic rings having 3 to 20 carbon atoms,
wherein R11, R12, R13, R14, R21, R22, R23, R24 are either each independently selected from the group consisting of —H, —OH, —R50, -phenyl, —OCOR60, —NHCOR70, —OR80, —NR90R100, —NHR110 and —NH2 or each independently selected from the group consisting of —H, —I, —Cl, —Br, —F, N+R120R130R140, —SO3R150, —CN, —COCl, —NO2, —COOR160, —CR170R180OH, —CR190O and —CHO, and
wherein the metal complex is capable of emitting radiation from a red spectral range having an emission maximum with a wavelength of 658 nm+/?26 nm, the emission maximum being present upon excitation with UV at 360 nm.

US Pat. No. 10,084,158

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD OF PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. An optoelectronic component comprising:an organic light emitting diode that emits radiation and/or heat,
a substrate on which the organic light emitting diode is arranged,
wherein the substrate comprises a first substrate material and at least one substrate cavity filled with a second substrate material different from the first substrate material, the second substrate material dissipates the heat emitted by the organic light emitting diode, and the substrate cavity and the second substrate material are spaced from the organic light emitting diode.

US Pat. No. 9,997,731

LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A light-emitting device comprising:at least one active layer stack configured to generate light;
a first electrode electrically contacting the at least one active layer stack;
a second electrode electrically contacting the at least one active layer stack;
at least one light-emitting face for emitting light;
a first contact structure electrically conductively connected to the first electrode; and
a second contact structure electrically conductively connected to the second electrode, wherein the first contact structure laterally surrounds a major part of the at least one light-emitting face and a major part of the second contact structure,
wherein the second contact structure laterally surrounds a major part of the at least one light-emitting face,
wherein the first contact structure comprises at least one first contact at which the first contact structure is contactable and a first feed region, from which current is injectable via the first contact structure into the at least one active layer stack, wherein the first feed region is arranged at a distance from the at least one first contact, and
wherein the first contact structure comprises an isolating structure extending from one of the at least one first contacts to the first feed region.

US Pat. No. 9,978,993

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting diode comprising:a substrate having a substrate upper side;
an electrically conductive grid structure located on the substrate upper side for a current distribution;
an electrically conductive particle layer located at the substrate upper side and in which the grid structure is embedded;
an organic layer sequence located directly on the particle layer; and
a covering electrode attached to the organic layer sequence,
wherein the particle layer comprises scattering particles having a first average diameter and electrically conductive particles having a smaller second average diameter,
wherein the scattering particles are packed together with the conductive particles,
wherein the particle layer together with the grid structure form a substrate electrode for the organic layer sequence,
wherein the conductive particles, but not the scattering particles, are percolated in the particle layer, and
wherein the light-emitting diode emits light only through the particle layer and the substrate when operated as intended.

US Pat. No. 9,960,381

LIGHTING DEVICE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING A LIGHTING DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A lighting device, comprising:a substrate having a carrier,
a first electrical busbar on or above the carrier;
a second electrical busbar on or above the carrier; and
an electrically conducting and optically functional structure on or above the carrier, wherein the electrically conducting and optically functional structure is formed laterally between the first electrical busbar and the second electrical busbar; and
a first electrode, which is electrically coupled to the first electrical busbar and/or the second electrical busbar, on or above the carrier; and
an organic functional layer structure on or above the first electrode, wherein the organic functional layer structure is formed for converting an electric current into an electromagnetic radiation; and
a second electrode on or above the organic functional layer structure;
wherein the electrically conducting and optically functional structure is formed in such a way that the beam path of the electromagnetic radiation which passes through the substrate and/or the spectrum of the electromagnetic radiation passing through the substrate are/is variable by means of the electrically conducting and optically functional structure,
wherein the electrically conducting and optically functional structure comprises electrically conducting particles in a matrix, and
wherein the electrically conducting particles are formed such that they are non-scattering with respect to visible light and are distributed in the matrix in such a way that the optically functional structure in the visible wavelength range of the electromagnetic radiation has a layer-thickness-averaged refractive index difference relative to the carrier which is greater than 0.05.

US Pat. No. 10,175,290

OPTOELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY AND METHOD FOR OPERATING AN OPTOELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic assembly, comprising:at least one optoelectronic component, and
a sensor circuit, comprising:
at least one energy supply circuit including an electrical energy source and an energy supply partial circuit; and
an ascertainment circuit having at least one energy storage unit and a detection unit,
wherein the ascertainment circuit and the at least one optoelectronic component are electrically connected to one another in parallel;
wherein the at least one energy supply circuit is configured to supply electrical energy to the at least one optoelectronic component and the energy storage unit, wherein, by means of the electrical energy source and the energy supply partial circuit, the energy stored in the energy storage unit is supplied independently of the electrical energy supplied to the at least one optoelectronic component; and
wherein the detection unit is configured to detect a change of the electrical energy stored in the energy storage unit depending on a change of the energy stored in the at least one optoelectronic component.

US Pat. No. 10,119,681

LUMINAIRE AND ARRANGEMENT WITH A PLURALITY OF LUMINAIRES

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. A luminaire comprising:a surface light source that emits light with a plane, effective emission surface E, from which the light generated in the surface light source is radiated,
a reflector configured to suppress glare of the surface light source for emission angles above a glare angle a, with 40°?a?80°, and
a plane, effective radiation surface F, from which light emitted by the surface light source emerges from the luminaire,whereinthe emission surface is surrounded on all sides by the reflector and the reflector, starting from the emission surface, extends towards the radiation surface,
the reflector, in a cross-sectional view perpendicular to the emission surface, is formed concave on average so that a width b of the reflector in a direction away from the emission surface is described by a function f (b) and the first derivative f?(b) thereof increases either strictly monotonically or as an alternative monotonically as well as strictly monotonically in some places in the direction away from the emission surface,
it applies with a tolerance of 5% at most:
F=E/sin2(a) with E?1 cm2,
on at least one intersection line parallel to and in the emission surface, it applies for a height H of the reflector in the direction perpendicular to the emission surface with a tolerance of 10% at most: H=tan(90°?a) L, and
L is a length of the intersection line from an edge of the emission surface facing away from the reflector to the edge of the facing radiation surface, in a plan view.

US Pat. No. 9,941,487

GLASS ITEM, GLASS ITEM HAVING LUMINESCENT-SUBSTANCE PARTICLES, DEVICE FOR PRODUCING A GLASS ITEM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING A GLASS ITEM, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A GLASS ITEM HAVING LUMINESCENT-SUBSTANCE PARTICLES

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. Glassware, comprising:a glass matrix having a surface,
a first type of particles, and
at least one second type of particles, wherein the particles of the second type have a higher refractive index than the particles of the first type;
wherein the particles of the first type are completely surrounded by the glass matrix, such that the surface of the glass matrix is free of particles of the first type, and
the particles of the second type are arranged above and/or between the particles of the first type, at least partly in the glass matrix, and at the surface of the glass matrix in order to increase the refractive index of the glassware and the particles of the second type have a smaller mean particle size than the particles of the first type.

US Pat. No. 10,177,202

DOUBLE-SIDED EMISSIVE ORGANIC DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A DOUBLE-SIDED EMISSIVE ORGANIC DISPLAY DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A double-sided emissive organic display device, comprising:a single carrier;
a plurality of first organic light emitting components form first pixels, which are formed above the single carrier, which are electrically connected to a single control element layer and which are driven by the single control element layer during the operation of the double-sided emissive organic display device and emit first light substantially in a direction toward the single carrier;
the single control element layer above the plurality of first organic light emitting components; and
a plurality of second organic light emitting components form second pixels, which are formed above the single control element layer and which are electrically connected to the single control element layer and which are driven by the single control element layer during the operation of the double-sided emissive organic display device and emit second light substantially in a direction away from the single carrier,
wherein each of the first and second organic light emitting components includes, a first electrode, an organic functional layer structure above the first electrode, and
a second electrode above the organic functional layer structure, and
wherein the control element layer structure includes at least one active component;
wherein the first pixels and the second pixels are formed such that they form a lateral overlap region and the second pixels are larger in area than the first pixels.

US Pat. No. 10,153,453

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An electronic device comprising:a connection carrier comprising a cover surface;
a first electric connection point;
a second electric connection point;
an organic active area on the cover surface;
a first electrode electrically connecting the active area and the first electric connection point with each other in an electrically conductive manner; and
an encapsulation layer protecting the active area against humidity and atmospheric gases,
wherein the electronic device is contactable from outside via the first and second electric connection points,
wherein the encapsulation layer is in direct contact with the connection carrier in places,
wherein the connection carrier consists of at least two electrically conductive solid bodies and a single electrically insulating connecting element,
wherein the at least two electrically conductive solid bodies are connected with each other by the single electrically insulating connecting element, and
wherein the single electrically insulating connecting element is arranged exclusively between the two electrically conductive solid bodies of the connection carrier.

US Pat. No. 10,147,773

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting diode device, comprising:an organic light-emitting diode with an optically active region having a first main surface and a second main surface lying opposite the first main surface;
an optically functional device having a first hollow space and a second hollow space;
a control element;
wherein the first hollow space is arranged on or over the first main surface, and the second hollow space is arranged below the second main surface, wherein an area of the second hollow space is substantially the same as an area of the optically active region of the organic light-emitting diode;
wherein the first hollow space and the second hollow space are connected to one another by means of a fluid connection;
wherein an optically functional fluid is arranged in the optically functional device; and
wherein the control element is configured to move the optically functional fluid to and fro between the first hollow space and the second hollow space.

US Pat. No. 9,911,934

OLED AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OLED

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An OLED comprising:
a substrate;
an organic layer stack with at least one active light-generating layer, which is suitable for generating electromagnetic radiation,
wherein the organic layer stack is arranged between a first electrode and a second electrode; and

a buffer layer arranged between the substrate and the first electrode, wherein the buffer layer comprises an organic material,
wherein a polymeric planarization layer is in direct contact with the substrate,
wherein the buffer layer is in direct contact with the polymeric planarization layer, and
wherein the first electrode is in direct contact with the buffer layer.

US Pat. No. 10,263,214

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:an optically active layer structure on a surface of a planar substrate, wherein the surface in a predefined region is free of optically active layer structure; and
an encapsulation structure having an inorganic encapsulation layer, wherein the inorganic encapsulation layer is formed on or above the optically active layer structure and the surface of the substrate in the predefined region, wherein the inorganic encapsulation layer at least in the predefined region is formed in direct contact with the surface of the substrate;
wherein the surface of the substrate at least in the predefined region comprises a structuring, wherein the structuring is configured to increase roughness of the surface; and
wherein the substrate at least in the predefined region at the surface thereof comprises or is formed from an inorganic material.

US Pat. No. 10,145,545

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT HAVING QUICK DISCONNECT MEANS

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A light-emitting element, comprising:at least one flat light emitter having a side surface, an edge region, a first conductive surface element arranged on the side surface, and an element with an upper side and a lower side; and
a housing having a second conductive surface element arranged on an inner surface of the housing,
the flat light emitter is received in the housing such that it surrounds the side surface of the flat light emitter at least partially,
the inner surface of the housing facing the side surface of the light emitter with the first and second conductive surface elements forming an electrical contact there between, and the flat light emitter is held in the housing by cooperation between the side surface of the light emitter and the inner surface of the housing,
wherein the first conductive surface element extends over the edge region of the flat light emitter from the upper side of the element of the flat light emitter to the side surface of the flat light emitter so that a contact surface formed on the upper or lower side of the element is extended to the side surface of the flat light emitter via the first conductive surface element to make contact with the second conductive surface element, and
wherein an entire surface of the lower side and an entire surface of the upper side of the flat light emitter are not covered by the housing.

US Pat. No. 10,147,904

ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An organic optoelectronic component, comprising:a substrate, on which a first electrode, thereabove an organic functional layer stack having at least one organic optoelectronic layer, and thereabove a second electrode are arranged;
above the second electrode a thin-film encapsulation; and
between the organic functional layer stack and the thin-film encapsulation in addition to the second electrode at least one first intermediate layer having a different hardness than a directly adjacent layer,
wherein the thin-film encapsulation comprises one or more thin layers applied by at least one of chemical vapor deposition, atomic layer deposition or molecular layer deposition, and
wherein the thin-film encapsulation is configured to form a barrier with respect to at least one of moisture, oxygen or corrosive gas,
wherein the at least one first intermediate layer is arranged between the second electrode and the thin-film encapsulation,
wherein the at least one first intermediate layer directly adjoins the second electrode and has a greater hardness than the second electrode, and
wherein the at least one first intermediate layer has a lower hardness than a layer of the thin-film encapsulation that directly adjoins the at least one first intermediate layer.

US Pat. No. 10,082,270

OPTOELECTRONIC MODULE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC MODULE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A light-emitting module, comprisinga light-emitting component, which comprises a light-emitting layer structure for generating light and comprises a light-emitting main face through which the generated light leaves the light-emitting component, and
a resilient body, which is arranged over the light-emitting main face, is connected firmly to the light-emitting component, comprises at least one light-deviating region, and comprises a free-lying surface which comprises at least one surface element, which lies at a distance greater than or equal to 4 mm from the light-emitting layer structure.

US Pat. No. 10,043,988

ELEMENT FOR STABILIZING AN OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ELEMENT AND OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An element for stabilizing an optoelectronic device comprising:a main body, which consists of a glass or at least comprises a glass, wherein the main body comprises a first and a second surface,
wherein the first and the second surface lie opposite to one another and extend in each case in a lateral main direction of extension of the element,
wherein a protective layer is fored at least at one of the surfaces,
wherein the protective layer is configured and arranged in such a way that cracks present in the main body are at least partly filled in by a material of the protective layer,
wherein the protective layer comprises a metal oxide or a metal nitride, and
wherein a protective film is arranged on the second surface, and the surface of the protective film remote from the main body is covered with a second protective layer.

US Pat. No. 10,180,566

OPERATING STATE DEPENDENT APPEARANCE OF A LIGHTING DEVICE AND A METHOD THEREFORE UTILIZING MICROFLUIDS AND PUMP

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A lighting device comprising:a carrier, in which a laterally extended cavity is formed;
a light source arranged alongside the cavity and serving for generating light that propagates from the light source through the cavity;
a fluid reservoir for receiving a fluid; and
a microfluid pump, which is configured for shifting the fluid received in the fluid reservoir between the fluid reservoir and the cavity;
wherein the microfluid pump is configured to shift the fluid depending on an operating state of the light source.

US Pat. No. 10,177,340

OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD OF PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. An optoelectronic device comprising:a covering layer, a first electrode, a functional layer stack arranged between the covering layer and the first electrode and a plurality of spacers, wherein
the functional layer stack has an organic active layer that generates electromagnetic radiation,
the first electrode has conductor tracks with branching points,
the spacers are each arranged on one of the branching points,
the functional layer stack is arranged in places between the covering layer and the spacers, andat least one of i to x:i. a cavity is located between the covering layer and the functional layer stack, and the spacers are vertical elevations in the cavity,
ii. the covering layer is free of direct physical contact with the spacers,
iii. the functional layer stack completely covers the spacers in a plan view of the first electrode,
iv. the functional layer stack reproduces a contour of the spacers in places,
v. the spacers are completely surrounded by the functional layer stack in lateral directions,
vi. the organic active layer is formed contiguously and, in a plan view of the first electrode, completely covers the spacers and the branching points,
vii. the functional layer stack and the spacers are arranged between the first electrode and a second electrode, and the second electrode is formed to be radiation-reflective,
viii. the spacers each have a first section and a second section, and the second section has a smaller cross section compared to the first section and is arranged between the first section and the covering layer,
ix. the first electrode has an electrode layer of a transparent conductive material, and the conductor tracks are arranged directly on the electrode layer, and
x. the conductor tracks form a rectangular or a hexagonal grid.

US Pat. No. 10,305,047

MAIN GROUP METAL COMPLEXES AS P-DOPANTS FOR ORGANIC ELECTRONIC MATRIX MATERIALS

SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAF...

1. Metal complex containing at least one Ligand L of the following structure
where R1=R2=oxygen and wherein the ligand is selected from the group consisting of 3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)benzoic acid, 3-(trifluoromethyl)benzoic acid, and 3,5-difluorobenzoic acid, and wherein the metal is selected from the group consisting of bismuth, and mixtures thereof.

US Pat. No. 10,249,845

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprisingan electrically conductive layer,
an electrically insulating layer formed above a partial region from the electrically conductive layer,
an electrically weakly conductive encapsulation layer formed outside the partial region on the electrically conductive layer and above the partial region on the electrically insulating layer,
a first electrode formed above the partial region on the electrically weakly conductive encapsulation layer,
an organic functional layer structure formed on the first electrode, and
a second electrode formed above the partial region on the organic functional layer structure and where the second electrode is formed outside the partial region on the electrically weakly conductive encapsulation layer.

US Pat. No. 10,249,847

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE, ORGANIC LIGHT MODULE, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting diode comprisinga substrate having a top side and one or a plurality of substrate side surfaces running transversely with respect to the top side, wherein the top side and the substrate side surfaces are connected to one another in each case via a substrate edge, and
an organic layer sequence applied to the top side and having an emitter layer, which generates electromagnetic radiation during intended operation of the light-emitting diode, wherein the radiation is coupled out from the organic light-emitting diode via a luminous surface, wherein
in a plan view of the luminous surface the organic layer sequence adjoins at least a partial region of at least one substrate edge, wherein in the partial region the luminous surface extends at least as far as the corresponding substrate edge,
an encapsulation formed in an uninterrupted and continuous fashion is applied to the organic layer sequence,
the encapsulation, at least in the region of the substrate edge adjoining the organic layer sequence, is led right onto the associated substrate side surface, at least partly covers the latter and is in direct contact with the substrate side surface.

US Pat. No. 10,217,940

OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an optoelectronic device, the method comprising:applying a light transmissive first electrode to a carrier;
printing an electrically conductive track, which comprises a metal, on a side of the first electrode which faces away from the carrier; and
applying a functional organic region, which comprises at least one active region, on a side of the first electrode and the electrically conductive track which faces away from the carrier,
wherein the electrically conductive track is in direct contact with the first electrode and the functional organic region;
wherein the electrically conductive track is formed by a metallic ink;
wherein the metallic ink comprises a dopant for the functional organic region; and
wherein the dopant is configured to deactivate another opposite-type dopant present in an adjacent functional organic region such that, in a boundary region between the electrically conductive track and the functional organic region, at least one area that is free from charge carriers or reduced in charge carriers is formed.

US Pat. No. 10,177,331

METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE, AND ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. Method for producing an organic light-emitting diode comprising the steps:providing a carrier for the organic light-emitting diode,
applying a solution (S) comprising a plurality of different emitter materials (E) to the carrier, wherein said emitter materials (E) are each formed by a certain type of organic molecules and have electrical charges that differ from each other,
applying an electrical field (F), so that the solution (S) is located in the electrical field (F), and
drying the solution (S) into a plurality of emitter layers in an organic layer stack, while the electrical field (F) is applied, so that the emitter materials (E) are accommodated separately from each other, each in a certain emitter layer of the organic stack.

US Pat. No. 10,141,535

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND A METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:a first electrode comprising at least one outer electrode segment which is formed at a lateral edge of the first electrode, and at least one inner electrode segment which is formed in a manner spaced apart from the lateral edge of the first electrode,
an electrically conductive current distribution structure formed above the first electrode and comprising at least one outer substructure which extends at least over the outer electrode segment, and at least one inner substructure which extends at least over the inner electrode segment and which is electrically insulated from the outer substructure,
at least one current lead which extends from the lateral edge of the first electrode toward the inner substructure, which is electrically coupled to the inner substructure, which is electrically insulated from the outer substructure and which structure corresponds to the current distribution structure,
an insulation structure, which covers the current distribution structure and the current lead,
an organic functional layer structure above the first electrode, the current distribution structure, the current lead and the insulation structure, and a second electrode above the organic functional layer structure.

US Pat. No. 10,334,691

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT DEVICE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT DEVICE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting component device comprising:a first organic light-emitting component, and at least one second organic light-emitting component,
a temperature detecting device configured for detecting at least one temperature, and
a control unit coupled to the temperature detecting device and configured to operate the first organic light-emitting component and the at least one second organic light-emitting component,
wherein the control unit is formed in such a way that, depending on the at least one detected temperature, a first operating parameter of the first organic light-emitting component or a second operating parameter of the at least one second organic light-emitting component is changed,
wherein the temperature detecting device comprises a first temperature detecting device and at least one second temperature detecting device,
wherein the first temperature detecting device is designed for detecting a first temperature of the first organic light-emitting component, and
the second temperature detecting device is designed for detecting a second temperature of the second organic light-emitting component, and
wherein the control unit is configured to change the first operating parameter or the second operating parameter depending on the difference between the first temperature and the second temperature,
wherein the first operating parameter or the second operating parameter is changed in such a way that the same or an approximately identical temperature is established at the first organic light-emitting component and the at least one second organic light-emitting component.

US Pat. No. 10,256,422

ORGANIC ELECTRONIC COMPONENT, USE OF A ZINC COMPLEX AS A P-DOPANT FOR ORGANIC ELECTRONIC MATRIX MATERIALS

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An organic electronic component comprising:a matrix comprising a zinc complex as a p-dopant, the zinc complex containing a zinc atom in the oxidation state II and at least one ligand L of the following structure:

wherein R1 and R2 are independently from one another selected from the group consisting of oxygen, sulfur, selenium, NH and NR4,
wherein R3 is selected from the group consisting of alkyl, long-chain alkyl, cycloalkyl, haloalkyl, aryl, arylene, haloaryl, heteroaryl, heteroarylene, heterocycloalkylene, heterocycloalkyl, haloheteroaryl, alkenyl, haloalkenyl, alkinyl, haloalkinyl, ketoaryl, haloketoaryl, ketoheteroaryl, ketoalkyl, haloketoalkyl, ketoalkenyl, haloketoalkenyl, haloalkylaryl and haloalkylheteroaryl,
wherein one or more non-adjacent CH2 groups are replaceable by —O—, —S—, —NH—, —NRooo—, —SiRoRoo—, —CO—, —COO—, —CORoORoo—, —OCO—, —OCO—O—, —SO2—, —S—CO—, —CO—S—, —O—CS—, —CS—O—, —CY1?CY2 or —C?C—independently from one another in such a way that O and/or S atoms are not directly bonded to one another, and
O and/or S atoms are replaceable with aryl or heteroaryl containing 1 to 30 C atoms,
wherein R4 is selected from the group consisting of alkyl and aryl and is bondable to R3,
wherein the zinc complex comprises at least one of the following structural units:

wherein M is a metal atom different from zinc.

US Pat. No. 10,263,219

RADIATION-EMITTING COMPONENT WITH ORGANIC LAYER STACK

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A radiation-emitting component comprising:an organic layer stack arranged at a side of a substrate between a first electrode layer and a second electrode layer, the organic layer stack having an active region configured to generate radiation;
a coupling-out structure arranged at the side of the substrate where the organic layer stack is arranged, the coupling-out structure configured to deflect the radiation based on scattering; and
an optical supplementary layer arranged between the substrate and the first electrode layer,
wherein the first electrode layer is arranged at the side of the substrate facing the organic layer stack,
wherein the optical supplementary layer forms an angle-selective mirror that allows passage only of the radiation and of which a portion is coupled out from the substrate at an interface of the substrate at a side facing away from the organic layer stack,
wherein a plurality of dielectric layers of the optical supplementary layer form the angle selective mirror,
wherein the angle-selective mirror has a maximum transmission angle relative to a normal to the optical supplementary layer between 25° and 50° inclusive so that the maximum transmission angle is so small that the radiation passing through the optical supplementary layer is coupled into the substrate at a coupling-in angle that is less than a critical angle of total internal reflection at the interface of the substrate at the side facing away from the organic layer stack,
wherein the coupling-out structure comprises a lateral structuring of the organic layer stack, wherein the lateral structuring comprises recesses extending completely though the organic layer stack, and
wherein the organic layer stack is subdivided by the recesses into partial regions separated laterally from one another and are electrically conductively connected to one another via the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer.

US Pat. No. 10,236,445

ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

16. An optoelectronic component comprising:a substrate;
an organic first layer, wherein the first layer comprises a surface;
wherein the surface is opposite the substrate and comprises a first surface region and a second surface region, wherein the second surface region surrounds the first surface region; and
an organic second layer above the first surface region, wherein the second surface region is free of the second layer;
wherein the first layer and the second layer differ in their chemical composition.

US Pat. No. 10,217,941

METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE AND ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an organic light-emitting diode, the method comprising:providing a substrate having a continuous application surface;
generating a plurality of adhesion regions on the application surface by a targeted application of an adhesive coating in places such that the adhesive coating is present only in the adhesion regions, wherein the adhesion regions are completely surrounded by the application surface and wherein the adhesive coating is a scattering layer that comprises an organic matrix material and scattering particles embedded therein;
applying metal nanowires over the entire surface of the application surface;
removing the metal nanowires outside of the adhesion regions by washing with a solvent so that remaining metal nanowires completely or partially form a translucent electrode of the organic light-emitting diode; and
applying an organic layer sequence onto the translucent electrode.

US Pat. No. 10,312,290

OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An optoelectronic component, comprising:an optoelectronic structure formed for providing an electromagnetic radiation;
a measuring structure formed for measuring the electromagnetic radiation; and
a waveguide formed for guiding the electromagnetic radiation, wherein the optoelectronic structure and the measuring structure are optically coupled to the waveguide;
wherein the waveguide comprises scattering centers distributed in a matrix, wherein the scattering centers are distributed in the matrix in such a way that a portion of the electromagnetic radiation provided from the optoelectronic structure is guided from the optoelectronic structure to the measuring structure,
wherein the scattering centers are distributed in the waveguide in a structured fashion in such a way that a first region has a first concentration of scattering centers of homogeneous distribution and at least a second region has a second concentration of scattering centers of homogenous distribution,
wherein the first region is arranged neighboring the measuring structure and the second region is arranged neighboring the optoelectronic structure,
wherein the first concentration and the second concentration of scattering centers is above zero and the first concentration of scattering centers is higher than the second concentration of scattering centers,
wherein the scattering centers are distributed in the matrix in such a way that an average free path length of the electromagnetic radiation relative to a thickness of the waveguide in each of the first region and the second region is in a ratio in a range of approximately 0.1 to approximately 10.0.

US Pat. No. 10,629,573

DISPLAY DEVICE WITH DIFFERENT SIZE SUBPIXELS AND OPERATING METHOD FOR SUCH A DISPLAY DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A display device comprising:a plurality of image points configured for emitting visible light of adjustable color by at least one semiconductor layer sequence,
wherein the image points are independently controllable of one another,
wherein each of the image points comprises a plurality of types of pixels and each type of pixel is configured to emit light of a particular color,
wherein the pixels are independently controllable of one another,
wherein each of the pixels is divided into a plurality of subpixels, the subpixels being independently controllable of one another within the associated pixel,
wherein all subpixels of the associated pixel are configured for emitting light of the same color from the display device without further color change,
wherein the subpixels within the pixels, viewed in plan view, have different sizes, and
wherein at least three subpixels of different sizes are present per pixel and these subpixels, viewed in the plan view, have a size ratio of 4:2:1.

US Pat. No. 10,312,460

OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE, ARRANGEMENT HAVING AN OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD OF PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE AS WELL AS LAMP FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE

OSRAM OLED GmbH, (DE)

1. An optoelectronic device comprising:a flexible organic light-emitting diode having a main extension plane,
a first retaining element having a first major surface formed in accordance with a bent surface, and
a second retaining element, wherein
the OLED is arranged between the first retaining element and the second retaining element,
the OLED is mechanically fixed by the first retaining element and/or the second retaining element such that the main extension plane of the OLED is formed in accordance with the bent surface.

US Pat. No. 10,297,469

METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an electronic component comprising barrier layers for the encapsulation of the component, comprising the steps of:providing a substrate with at least one functional layer, applying at least one first barrier layer on the functional layer by means of plasmaless atomic layer deposition; and
applying at least one second barrier layer on the functional layer by means of plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition,
wherein the at least one first barrier layer is applied at a temperature of less than 100° C.; and the first barrier layer comprises at least one of:
a nitride comprising one of tin and zinc,
an oxynitride comprising one of tin, zinc, titanium, zirconium, tantalum,
niobium and hafnium, and
aluminum zinc oxide.

US Pat. No. 10,333,089

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting device comprising a substrate, a first electrode on the substrate, a first organic functional layer stack on the first electrode, a charge carrier-generating layer stack on the first organic functional layer stack, a second organic functional layer stack on the charge carrier-generating layer stack, and a second electrode on the second organic functional layer stack, wherein the charge carrier-generating layer stack comprises at least one hole-transporting layer, at least one electron-transporting layer and at least one intermediate layer, and wherein the at least one intermediate layer comprises a naphthalocyanine derivative wherein the naphthalocyanine derivative comprises the formula A or Bwhere R1 and R2, which are arranged in a meta-position with respect to one another, collectively form an aromatic ring system consisting of one, two or three rings, and M1 is Cu, Ag, Zn, Co, Ni, Fe, Mn, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, Al, AlCl, SnO, HfO, ZrO, VO or TiO.

US Pat. No. 10,326,098

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE HAVING A PLURALITY OF LIGHT-EMITTING SEGMENTS

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. An organic light-emitting diode comprising:a first light-emitting segment; and
at least a second light-emitting segment,
wherein the first and second light-emitting segments comprise a common first electrode and a common second electrode, and are configured to emit radiation with different brightnesses,
wherein the first electrode comprises at least one separating line,
wherein the at least one separating line comprises a line-shaped depression in the first electrode, or a line-shaped arrangement of cut-outs in the first electrode,
wherein an electric conductivity of the first electrode is reduced in a region of the at least one separating line,
wherein the at least one separating line separates the first light-emitting segment from the second light-emitting segment,
wherein the second light-emitting segment has a lower brightness during operation than the first light-emitting segment, and
wherein, external to the at least one separating line, a thickness of the first electrode does not differ in the first light emitting segment and the second light emitting segment.

US Pat. No. 10,658,548

METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN OPTOELECTRONIC SEMICONDUCTOR CHIP AND OPTOELECTRONIC SEMICONDUCTOR CHIP

OSRAM OLED GMBH, Regensb...

1. A method for producing an optoelectronic semiconductor chip comprising the steps of:A) providing a semiconductor layer stack comprising a semiconductor layer of a first type, a semiconductor layer of a second type and an active layer arranged between the semiconductor layer of the first type and the semiconductor layer of the second type,
A0) applying an electrically conductive layer over the semiconductor layer of the first type or over the semiconductor layer of the second type,
A1) applying a patterned mask on the semiconductor layer of the first type or on the semiconductor layer of the second type,
B) forming a mesa structure in the semiconductor layer of the first type, the semiconductor layer of the second type and the active layer,
B3) at least partially removing the electrically conductive layer in a region which directly adjoins the mesa structure and partially extends under the mask, by means of a wet-chemical etching process, and
C) applying a passivation layer to the mesa structure by means of vapor deposition or sputtering, wherein the passivation layer comprises a dielectric layer stack.

US Pat. No. 10,267,507

ORGANIC LIGHTING DEVICE AND LIGHTING EQUIPMENT

OSRAM OLED GmbH, Regensb...

1. A luminous means comprising:a substrate having a first main surface, to which a first electrode is applied,
a second electrode,
an organic layer stack within an active region of the substrate between the first and the second electrode, wherein the organic layer stack comprises at least one organic layer which is suitable for generating light, wherein the organic layer stack is electrically contacted by the first and the second electrode, and
at least one reflective element, which is formed along a main plane of the luminous means, wherein
the luminous means has two operating states, such that the luminous means is an illumination source in a first operating state and the luminous means is a mirror in a second operating state, and
the reflective element comprises an encapsulation for the organic layer stack, wherein the encapsulation is embodied in reflective fashion.