Patents Assigned to National Sun Yat-Sen University
  • Patent number: 11435642
    Abstract: A smart window includes two transparent substrates and a liquid crystal layer. The two transparent substrates are opposite to each other and are electrically connected to a voltage supply. A first pulse voltage or a second pulse voltage is provided between the two transparent substrates by the voltage supply. The liquid crystal layer is located between the two transparent substrates and has a liquid crystal material. The liquid crystal material has a pitch of at most 250 nanometers or at least 500 nanometers. The liquid crystal material includes a nematic liquid crystal, a rotatory molecule, and a photochromic dye mixed with each other. The liquid crystal material changes a transmittance corresponding to a specific light wavelength range when receiving a light. The liquid crystal material is switched between a planar texture and a focal-conic texture respectively according to the first pulse voltage and the second pulse voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tsung-Hsien Lin, Cheng-Chang Li, Heng-Yi Tseng, Hung-Chang Jau, Li-Min Chang, Kuan-Wu Lin
  • Patent number: 11417511
    Abstract: A method for drying a wafer at room temperature includes a cleaning step, a reacting step and a pressure releasing step. The cleaning step includes putting a processing workpiece into a cleaning solvent. The reacting step includes putting the processing workpiece along with the cleaning solvent into a reaction chamber, implanting a supercritical fluid into the reaction chamber, and increasing a pressure of the reaction chamber to dissolve the cleaning solvent in the supercritical fluid. A critical temperature of the supercritical fluid is below room temperature. The pressure releasing step includes releasing the pressure of the reaction chamber and discharging the supercritical fluid together with the cleaning solvent out of the reaction chamber, after completely dissolving the cleaning solvent in the supercritical fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Ting-Chang Chang, Chih-Cheng Yang, Wen-Chung Chen, Chuan-Wei Kuo, Pei-Yu Wu, Chun-Chu Lin
  • Patent number: 11399723
    Abstract: A non-contact method of physiological characteristic detection is provided to reduce the time consumption and complexity in calculation. The method includes transmitting a radar signal to at least one detected object through radar to obtain a reflected signal lasting for at least one time session, setting an estimated frequency for each of the at least one time session, obtaining a wave energy corresponding to the estimated frequency, and converging the wave energy with respect to the reflected signal through an optimized algorithm to obtain a physiological characteristic of the at least one detected object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: De-Ming Chian, Chao-Kai Wen
  • Patent number: 11399520
    Abstract: A smart aquaculture method is provided for an aquaculture system including a breeding pool, a feeding machine and a camera disposed in the breeding pool. The method includes: taking an underwater image by the camera; calculating a feed remaining amount according to the underwater image; and controlling the feeding machine according to the feed remaining amount to dispense feed to the breeding pool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Ing-Jer Huang, Chin-Chang Hung, Yun-Nan Chang
  • Patent number: 11396529
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated peptide, an anti-cancer medicinal composition including the same and a method of specifically reducing or inhibiting activities of cancer cells using the same. The isolated peptide including a TAT basic domain conjugated to a GABARAPL2 H2 domain can specifically reduce or inhibit an activity of cancer cells, thereby being applied to the anti-cancer medicinal composition and the method of specifically reducing or inhibiting activities of cancer cells using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventor: Chih-Wen Shu
  • Patent number: 11360189
    Abstract: A phase-tracking self-injection-locked (SIL) radar includes an SIL oscillator, a phase-tracking SIL loop and a frequency-locked loop. The SIL oscillator generates an electrical oscillation signal and receives an electrical injection signal related to the electrical oscillation signal for self-injection locking. The phase-tracking SIL loop receives the electrical oscillation signal and outputs the electrical injection signal to the SIL oscillator with a constant phase difference between the electrical oscillation signal and the electrical injection signal. The frequency-locked loop receives the electrical oscillation signal and produces an electrical control signal to control the phase-tracking SIL loop or the SIL oscillator for eliminating the frequency shift of the SIL oscillator caused by the phase-tracking SIL loop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tzyy-Sheng Horng, Shiang-Hwua Yu, Kang-Chun Peng, Wei-Chih Su
  • Patent number: 11353756
    Abstract: A reflective display apparatus includes three liquid crystal modules stacked in sequence for an incident light to enter from top to bottom sequentially. Each liquid crystal module includes a liquid crystal layer disposed between two substrates. A switchable electric field and a vertical alignment force are provided by the two substrates to the liquid crystal layer. The three liquid crystal modules are respectively: a blue light liquid crystal module located at a top layer, a green light liquid crystal module located in a middle layer and having the liquid crystal layer doped with a dichroic dye for absorbing a light within a blue light wavelength range, and a red light liquid crystal module located at a bottom layer and having the liquid crystal layer doped with a dichroic dye for absorbing a light within a green light wavelength range. A method for controlling the reflective display apparatus is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tsung-Hsien Lin, Heng-Yi Tseng, Cheng-Chang Li, Li-Min Chang, Kuan-Wu Lin, Yi-Han Tseng
  • Patent number: 11320326
    Abstract: A force sensor includes a sensing element, a forced element and strain gauges. There are flexure mechanisms on the sensing element, the forced element is coupled to a free end of each of the flexure mechanisms, and each of the strain gauges is placed on an elastic portion of each of the flexure mechanisms respectively. Each of the strain gauges is provided to detect an elastic strain of the elastic portion when a forced is applied to the forced element, transmitted to the free end via the forced element and transmitted to the elastic portion via a flexure hinge of each of the flexure mechanisms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: National Sun Yat-Sen University
    Inventors: Yu-Jen Wang, Li-Chi Wu
  • Patent number: 11313682
    Abstract: A silicon photonic integrated circuit is provided, which includes a first optical power splitter, a second optical power splitter, a first grating coupler and a second grating coupler. The first optical power splitter has an input, a first output and a second output, in which the input is configured to receive an inputted beam, and the first output is configured to output a returned beam. The second optical power splitter has an input, a first output and a second output, in which the input is coupled to the second output of the first optical power splitter. The first and second grating couplers are respectively coupled to the first and second outputs of the second optical power splitter, and are configured to optically couple two opposite ends of a fiber coil, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventor: Yung-Jr Hung
  • Patent number: 11289592
    Abstract: A structure to increase the breakdown voltage of the high electron mobility transistor is provided to solve the problem of function loss under a high voltage state. The structure includes a substrate, a conducting layer located on the substrate, a gate insulating layer and an electric-field-dispersion layer. The upper portion of the conducting layer is an electron supply layer, and the lower portion of the conducting layer is an electron tunnel layer. The gate insulating layer is laminated on the electron supply layer. The electric-field-dispersion layer is laminated on the gate insulating layer. The dielectric constant of the electric-field-dispersion layer is smaller than that of the gate insulating layer. A gate electrode is located between the electric-field-dispersion layer and the gate insulating layer. A source and a drain electrodes are respectively electrically connected to the electric-field-dispersion layer, the gate insulating layer, the electron supply layer, and the electron tunnel layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Ting-Chang Chang, Yu-Ching Tsao, Yu-Lin Tsai, Po-Hsun Chen, Yu-Shan Lin, Wen-Chung Chen
  • Patent number: 11282988
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes a composite structure having a phosphor crystal sheet and phosphor crystal powders on the phosphor crystal sheet. A light-emitting unit of the device is disposed under a side of the phosphor crystal sheet that is opposite to a side of the phosphor crystal powders. A problem of blue-enriched white light may be tackled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignees: TAIWAN APPLIED CRYSTAL CO., LTD., NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tsung-Xian Lee, Chu-An Lee, Wei-Chang Lin, Ming-Chi Chou
  • Patent number: 11237328
    Abstract: An optical mode converter is disclosed. The optical mode converter includes a substrate and a luminescent layer on the substrate. The luminescent layer includes an optical waveguide and an inclined mirror at an end of the optical waveguide. A light signal passes through the optical waveguide and is reflected by the inclined mirror to penetrate into the substrate. A method for manufacturing the optical mode converter is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Chen-Yu Weng, Yi-Jen Chiu, Yang-Jeng Chen, Rih-You Chen, Chung-Wei Hsiao, Wei Lin
  • Patent number: 11191873
    Abstract: A method for processing a biomedical material using a supercritical fluid includes introducing the supercritical fluid into a cavity. The supercritical fluid is doped with a hydrogen isotope-labeled compound, an organic metal compound, an element selecting from a halogen element, oxygen, sulfur, selenium, phosphorus or arsenic, or a compound containing the element. The biomedical material in the cavity is modified by the supercritical fluid at a temperature above a critical temperature of the supercritical fluid and a pressure above a critical pressure of the supercritical fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Ting-Chang Chang, Kuan-Chang Chang, Chih-Cheng Shih, Chih-Hung Pan, Chih-Yang Lin
  • Patent number: 11196440
    Abstract: A digital to analog converter for fiber optic gyroscope is disclosed. The digital to analog converter for fiber optic gyroscope includes a random unit generating a random number signal, a plurality of encoding units coupled with the random unit, a plurality of control units respectively one to one coupled with the plurality of encoding units, a current source array coupled with the plurality of control units, and an output load electrically connected to the current source array. Each of the plurality of encoding units converts a plurality of digital signals to a plurality of spin signals according to the random number signal. Each of the plurality of control units converts the plurality of spin signals to a plurality of logic signals. The current source array generates a total current according to the plurality of logic signals. The total current passes through the output load and forms an analog signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Chua-Chin Wang, Hsin-Cheng Liu, Yi-Jen Chiu
  • Patent number: 11175557
    Abstract: A transmittable lighting device is provided. The transmittable lighting device includes two substrates, a transmittable layer, two polarizers and a light source. The two substrates are respectively electrically connected to a voltage supply. A switchable electric field is provided between the two substrates, and two alignment directions of the two substrates are orthogonal to each other. The transmittable layer is located between the two substrates and has a plurality of liquid crystal molecules. Each of the plurality of liquid crystal molecule is arranged along the alignment direction of the substrate nearby, and the plurality of liquid crystal molecules is arranged in a 90-degree twisted arrangement. The two polarizers are located at two outer surfaces of the two substrates, respectively. Each polarizer has a polarization direction parallel to the alignment direction of the substrate on the same outer surface. The light source emits a lateral light entering the transmittable layer laterally.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tsung-Hsien Lin, Cheng-Chang Li, Heng-Yi Tseng, Hung-Chang Jau, Li-Min Chang, Kuan-Wu Lin
  • Publication number: 20210322486
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a coral composite extract, a composition including the same and a method of producing the same. The coral composite extract includes at least two briarane-type diterpenoid compounds from corals of Briareum violaceum, B. excavatum and B. stechei, thereby being applied as an effective ingredient of a skin external use composition, a cosmetic composition and a medicinal composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Zhi-Hong Wen, Ping-Jyun Sung, Han-Chun Hung, Chun-Hong Chen, Yu-Chia Chang
  • Publication number: 20210308194
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a coral composite extract, a composition including the same and a method of producing the same. The coral composite extract includes at least two briarane-type diterpenoid compounds from corals of Briareum violaceum, B. excavatum and B. stechei, thereby being applied as an effective ingredient of a skin external use composition, a cosmetic composition and a medicinal composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Zhi-Hong Wen, Ping-Jyun Sung, Han-Chun Hung, Chun-Hong Chen, Yu-Chia Chang
  • Patent number: 11101141
    Abstract: A method for reducing defects of an electronic component using a supercritical fluid includes recrystallizing and rearranging grains in the electronic component by introducing the supercritical fluid doped with H2S together with an electromagnetic wave into a cavity. The cavity has a temperature above a critical temperature of the supercritical fluid and a pressure above a critical pressure of the supercritical fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY KZ
    Inventors: Ting-Chang Chang, Kuan-Chang Chang, Chih-Cheng Shih, Chih-Hung Pan
  • Publication number: 20210237182
    Abstract: An automatic nut tapping equipment is provided. The automatic nut tapping equipment includes a tap rotating mechanism, a nut clamping mechanism, an axial transmission mechanism, and a nut placing slot. The tap rotating mechanism includes a tap rotary motor and a tap, wherein the tap is driven by the tap rotary motor. The nut clamping mechanism includes a clamping assembly and a sliding rail, wherein the clamping assembly is disposed on the sliding rail and is configured for clamping a to-be-tapped nut to restrict the to-be-tapped nut from rotating. The axial transmission mechanism controls the clamping assembly to axially translate one pitch in response to the tap rotating one revolution, such that a forward nut-tapping motion and a backward nut-retracting motion are performed by the nut clamping mechanism. The nut placing slot is configured to arrange and control the dropping of another to-be-tapped nut.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: National Sun Yat-sen University
    Inventors: Der-Min Tsay, Guan-shyong Hwang, Tsung-Chun Lin, Wei-Ming Chen
  • Publication number: 20210239446
    Abstract: An automatic nut internal thread quality tester is provided. The automatic nut internal thread quality tester includes a blanking module, a clamping module, a push rod module, a thread gauge driving module, and an axial pushing module. The blanking module is configured to control the nuts to be tested be blanked in series. The clamping module is configured to clamp the to-be-tested nut. The push rod module is configured to push the to-be-tested nut into the clamping module and restrict the blanking. A thread gauge of the thread gauge driving module is driven by a motor to detect the to-be-tested nut. When a torque measured by a torque sensor is greater than a threshold value, the motor reverses the thread gauge and the axial pushing module drives the clamping module away from the thread gauge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: National Sun Yat-sen University
    Inventors: Der-Min TSAY, Guan-shyong HWANG, Tsung-Chun LIN, Ming-Chao HWANG