Patents Assigned to Industrial Technology Research Institute
  • Publication number: 20210139330
    Abstract: A method of purifying silicon carbide powder includes: providing a container with a surface coated by a nitrogen-removal metal layer, wherein the nitrogen-removal metal layer is tantalum, niobium, tungsten, or a combination thereof; putting a silicon carbide powder into the container to contact the nitrogen-removal metal layer; and heating the silicon carbide powder under an inert gas at a pressure of 400 torr to 760 torr at 1700° C. to 2300° C. for 2 to 10 hours, thereby reducing the nitrogen content of the silicon carbide powder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Ta-Ching HSIAO, Chu-Pi JENG, Mu-Hsi SUNG, Kuo-Lun HUANG
  • Patent number: 11004816
    Abstract: A hetero-integrated structure includes a substrate, a die, a passivation layer, a first redistribution layer, a second redistribution layer, and connecting portions. The die is attached on the substrate. The die has an active surface and a non-active surface. The active surface has pads. The passivation layer covers sidewalls and a surface of the die to expose a surface of the pads. The first redistribution layer is located on the passivation layer and electrically connected to the pads. The second redistribution layer is located on the substrate and adjacent to the die. The connecting portions are connected to the first redistribution layer and the second redistribution layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Yu-Min Lin, Ang-Ying Lin, Sheng-Tsai Wu, Tao-Chih Chang, Wei-Chung Lo
  • Patent number: 11005548
    Abstract: A multi-antenna system includes: a server; a first antenna group, provided on a base station and including multiple first antennas including a first representative antenna and a first non-representative antenna, the base station performing intra-group channel estimation to obtain and transmit to the server multiple first inner channel estimation coefficients between the first representative antenna and the first non-representative antenna, and serving a user device; and a reference device, communicating with the server and the first antennas, performing channel estimation between the reference device and the first representative antenna to obtain and transmit to the server multiple first outer channel estimation coefficients between the reference device and the first representative antenna. The server calculates a precoding matrix according to the first inner and first outer channel estimation coefficients, and the base station performs data transmission with the user device according to the precoding matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jia-Ming Chen, Hung-Fu Wei, Jyun-Wei Lai, Jen-Yuan Hsu
  • Patent number: 11001671
    Abstract: A method of forming a copolymer is provided, which includes (i) mixing a diamine and a diester to form a mixture, and heating the mixture to form a diamine compound, wherein the diamine compound has a chemical structure of (ii) mixing the diamine compound and a diacid to form a diamine-diacid salt, wherein the diamine-diacid salt has a chemical structure of and (iii) heating the diamine-diacid salt to polymerize the diamine-diacid salt for forming a copolymer, wherein the copolymer has a repeating unit with a chemical structure of wherein n=2-12, R is and m=2-12.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Yu-Ting Chen, Jiun-Jy Chen, Tun-Fun Way
  • Patent number: 11002783
    Abstract: A method for inspecting light-emitting diodes (LEDs) including following steps is provided. A plurality of LEDs are provided. A charge distribution, an electrical field distribution, or a voltage distribution on the LEDs that are irradiated by an illumination beam at the same time are inspected by a sensing probe, so as to determine electro-optical characteristics of the LEDs. Besides, an inspection apparatus is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Yan-Rung Lin, Chih-Hsiang Liu, Shie-Chang Jeng
  • Publication number: 20210131741
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a pulsating heat pipe including channel plate. The channel plate includes first surface, second surface, first channels, second channels, first passages, second passages, at least one chamber, and at least one third passage. The first channels and the chamber are formed on the first surface, the channels are formed on the second surface, and the first passages, the second passages, and the third passage penetrate through the first and second surfaces. The chamber has a closed end located opposite to the third passage and connected to at least one of the second channels via the third passage. The first and second channels are connected via the first and second passages. The chamber has a hydraulic diameter of Dh which satisfies the following condition: D h > 2 ? ? ?? ? ? g , wherein ? is surface tension, ?? is difference in density between liquid and vapor, and g is gravitational acceleration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Chih-Yung TSENG, Shih-Kuo WU, Wen-Hua ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20210128234
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a tissue imaging method, including: inserting an electronic probe into a lesion area of a patient and ablating tissue of the lesion area; capturing a first image including the lesion area by using an imaging apparatus; vibrating the electronic probe to generate displacement of at least a portion of the tissue of the lesion area, and capturing a second image including the lesion area by using the imaging apparatus; generating a correlation image according to a correlation between the first image and the second image; and computing an ablation boundary according to the correlation image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Wan-Hsin Hsieh, Yu-Yao Wang, Zong-Yi Hsiao, Hui-Hsin Lu
  • Publication number: 20210129356
    Abstract: A robot arm including a first joint, a second joint, and a coupling element is provided. The first joint has a first inclined surface. The second joint is jointed to the first joint and has a second inclined surface. The coupling element has a third inclined surface and a fourth inclined surface opposite to the third inclined surface, wherein the third inclined surface contacts the first inclined surface, and the fourth inclined surface contacts the second inclined surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Shih-Ping LEE, Hen-Diong KNG, Hao-Yan WU, Tsang-Fang JENG, Shu HUANG, Hung-Hsiu YU
  • Publication number: 20210132104
    Abstract: A visualization device for a flow field includes a chamber, a power supply, at least one pair of electrodes, and at least one flow field observation module. The flow field observation module includes a high-speed camera, a light detecting component, and a light filter component. The power supply outputs a voltage to generate a plasma, and the pair of electrodes is disposed in the chamber. The flow field observation module is disposed outside the chamber and captures an image of a fluid particle excited by the plasma toward the chamber. The light filter component is disposed between the high-speed camera and the chamber. The light detecting component obtains a light information within the chamber and sends the light information to the light filter component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chih-Yung Huang, Yao-Hsien Liu, Kuan-Chou Chen, Yi-Jiun Lin, Shih-Chin Lin, Ching-Chiun Wang
  • Publication number: 20210133430
    Abstract: A face depth image is normalized and color-transferred into a normalized face depth image. The face color image and the normalized face depth image are mixed into a face mixed image. A plurality of face mixed images of several different users are processed with face landmark alignment and mean, and then are synthesized with the face mixed image of another user into an imaginary face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventor: Shih-Fang YANG MAO
  • Patent number: 10996166
    Abstract: An apparatus for detecting an object capable of emitting light. The apparatus comprises a light detector comprising at least two optical sensors capable of determining the intensity of the light; and a computer processing output signal generated by the optical sensors and comparing a result of the processing with a known result corresponding to a known type to determine whether the object belongs to the known type.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Hung-Chun Chen, Ming-Chia Li, Chang-Sheng Chu, Yu-Tang Li, Chung-Fan Chiou
  • Patent number: 10996518
    Abstract: A light switchable device is provided. The light switchable device includes a first conductive layer, a second conductive layer disposed opposite the first conductive layer, and a sealant layer disposed between the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer. The first conductive layer, the second conductive layer, and the sealant layer form a closed space. The light switchable device also includes a light switchable layer disposed in the closed space, wherein the light switchable layer includes a plurality of alignment structures and polymer-stabilized liquid crystals (PSLC). The plurality of alignment structures is disposed on the first conductive layer or the second conductive layer, and the PSLC's are distributed between the plurality of alignment structures. A height of the plurality of alignment structures is less than a height of the sealant layer, and greater than or equal to 5% of the height of the sealant layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Tien-Shou Shieh, Chien-Wei Lu, Pei-Hsin Chien, Huan-Yi Hung, Mei-Rurng Tseng
  • Patent number: 10997732
    Abstract: An information display system and an information display method are provided. The information display system includes a display screen, an image-capture device, and a processing device. The image-capture device captures a picture sequence. The processing device is coupled to the display screen and the image-capture device. The processing device recognizes at least one dynamic object in the picture sequence and generates a recognition frame and a recognition information corresponding to the dynamic object. The processing device tracks a recognition frame of a plurality of first pictures in the picture sequence to obtain a tracking result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignees: Industrial Technology Research Institute, Intellectual Property Innovation Corporation
    Inventors: Jian-Lung Chen, Chih-Chia Chang, Yu-Hsin Lin, Shin-Hong Kuo
  • Patent number: 10995237
    Abstract: A polyimide precursor solution is provided. The polyimide precursor solution includes 100 parts by weight of a fully aromatic polyamic acid, from 5 to 20 parts by weight of silica particles, from 5 to 80 parts by weight of an alkoxysilane, and from 40 to 80 parts by weight of a solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Dong-Sen Chen, Yu-Ju Kuo, Chyi-Ming Leu
  • Patent number: 10995985
    Abstract: A drying apparatus includes a gas flow channel, a first hollow fiber module, a second hollow fiber module, a gas driver and a control unit. The gas flow channel is used to accommodate an article and has a first terminal and a second terminal. The first and second hollow fiber modules are disposed at the first and second terminals respectively to adsorb water or to be electrified to desorb water. The gas driver disposed in a gas flow path of the gas flow channel drives the gas flowing into the gas flow channel through the first hollow fiber module and flowing out from the gas flow channel through the second hollow fiber module, or flowing into the gas flow channel through the second hollow fiber module and flowing out from the gas flow channel through the first hollow fiber module. The control unit provides power to the first and second hollow fiber modules and controls the gas driver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Chin-Chih Tai, Yi-Shan Lee, Yun-Hsin Wang, Cheng-Fu Hsu
  • Publication number: 20210126468
    Abstract: A three-phase expandable AC system based on battery reconfiguration and a control method thereof are provided. The system includes a reconfigurable battery array capable of connecting to a load or being tied to a grid, and having a plurality of battery array modules. The reconfigurable battery array may perform charging or discharging with respect to the load or the grid, and may perform one of operations including: generating a single-phase AC voltage corresponding respectively to outputs of the battery array modules; generating a three-phase AC voltage corresponding to three battery array modules selected from the plurality of battery array modules; and generating a plurality of three-phase AC voltages in parallel from the plurality of battery array modules, and merging the three-phase AC voltages in parallel to scale power.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Kai-Cheung Juang, Chien-Yu Chen, Horng-Jzer Shih, Tzi-Cker Chiueh
  • Publication number: 20210121832
    Abstract: An ion exchange resin and a method for preparing the same are provided. An ion exchange resin is formed by a composition, and the composition includes a crosslinking agent and an ionic compound with sulfonate ions. The ionic compound with sulfonate ions is formed by reacting an epoxy resin with an ionic monomer with sulfonate ions or an ionic polymer having sulfonate ions. The ionic monomer and the ionic polymer each has a hydroxyl group or an acid group at the ends. The ionic monomer or the ionic polymer is 40 to 80 parts by weight, and the epoxy resin is 15 to 25 parts by weight, based on 100 parts by weight of the ion exchange resin. An ion exchange resin with a network structure is formed after the ionic compound with sulfonate ions reacts with the crosslinking agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Hsu-Tzu FAN, Su-Mei CHEN WEI, Yi-Che SU, Hsin-Ju YANG
  • Publication number: 20210121269
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a reconstruction prosthesis including a plurality of prosthesis units connected in series. Each of the prosthesis units includes a main part and a cushion structure. The main part has an abutment insertion opening and an accommodation space. The cushion structure is located in the accommodation space and movably located at the abutment insertion opening and defining an abutment mounting hole connected to the abutment insertion opening. The cushion structure is deformable with respect to the main part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Wei-Chin HUANG, De-Yau LIN, Chuan-Sheng CHUANG, An-Li CHEN, Bo Min XU, Chun-Feng CHEN, Sung-Ho LIU
  • Publication number: 20210123889
    Abstract: A signal sensing module includes a substrate, a sensing electrode, a piezoresistive material layer and a sensing circuit. The substrate has a surface. The sensing electrode is disposed on the substrate and is exposed from the surface. The piezoresistive material layer is formed on the surface and covers the sensing electrode. The piezoresistive material layer has a resistance value. The sensing circuit is disposed in the substrate and adapted to sense a change of resistance value when a pressure wave passes through the piezoresistive material layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventor: Kuo-Tso CHEN
  • Publication number: 20210126489
    Abstract: A power and signal transmission device for a spindle of a machine tool is provided. The power and signal transmission device includes a spindle fixing portion, a shaft rotating portion, a power transmission component and a signal transmission component. The spindle fixing portion is provided with a power input end, a primary side power induction coil, a secondary side signal induction coil and at least one signal output end. The shaft rotating portion is provided with a joining end surface for bonding to a holder, a secondary side power induction coil and a primary side signal induction coil, and is rotatable with respect to the spindle fixing portion. The power transmission component transmits an electrical energy from the power input end. The signal transmission component transmits a holder signal to the signal output end. Each of the power and signal transmission components includes at least one elastic pogo pin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Yu-Shiang HUANG, Jenq-Shyong CHEN, Shi-Jie LUO, Shou-Xuan CHANG, Yung-Chao CHAN, Szu-Chia LIN