Patents Assigned to National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
  • Patent number: 10016166
    Abstract: A contactless detection method with noise elimination is applied to measuring the information of physiological and physical activities. It includes following steps: sensing a human body to generate an image by an image sensor; capturing a physiological signal from the image; tracing a feature point of the human body in the image to generate a physical activity signal; and calculating information of physical activities covering step count, speed and calories according to the physical activity signal and the physiological signal. In particular, the contactless detection method treats the physiological signal cooperated with the physical activity signal to separate a noise from the physiological signal, so as to generate an ideal physiological signal. Therefore, the physiological information is calculated more accurately according to the ideal physiological signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Yuan-Hsiang Lin, Yu-Chen Lin
  • Patent number: 10011074
    Abstract: A color three-dimensional (3D) printing apparatus configured for forming a colored 3D object is provided. The color 3D printing apparatus includes a stage, a first printing unit, a second printing unit, a color inkjet printing unit, and a curing unit. The first printing unit is configured for providing the stage with a first material. The second printing unit is configured for providing the stage with a second material, and a gap remains between the first material and the second material. The color inkjet printing unit is configured for providing the gap with a colored pigment. The curing unit is configured for curing the colored pigment to form the colored 3D object, and the colored 3D object is composed of a plurality of colored object units stacked together. A color 3D printing method is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Yih-Lin Cheng, Freeman Chen, Jun-Hao Chen
  • Patent number: 10004998
    Abstract: A building block includes a connecting part, a head part, and a tail part. The head part and the tail part are respectively connected to the connecting part. The head part is assembled with a head part or a tail part of another building block to form a head assembled structure or a head-tail assembled structure. The tail part is assembled with a head part or a tail part of another building block to form the head-tail assembled structure or a tail assembled structure. The building block forms a cyclic semi-structure or a columnar semi-structure with other building blocks by the three assembling methods. The cyclic semi-structure and the columnar semi-structure are assembled with another corresponding cyclic semi-structure or columnar semi-structure to form an annular column or a column by assembling the head assembled structures, the head-tail assembled structures, and the tail assembled structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Shen-Guan Shih, Jyun-Li Chen
  • Patent number: 10003071
    Abstract: An electrode structure is provided. The electrode structure includes a substrate, a buffer layer, and a nano-material layer. The buffer layer is disposed on the substrate. The nano-material layer is disposed on the buffer layer, wherein the structure of the nano-material layer is nanowall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Yian Tai, Bing-Joe Hwang, Kuei-Hsien Chen, Jian-Ming Chiu, Li-Chyong Chen
  • Patent number: 9988495
    Abstract: An oligomer additive is provided. The oligomer additive is obtained by a reaction of a maleimide, a barbituric acid and a dibenzyl trithiocarbonate. A lithium battery including an anode, a cathode, a separator, an electrolyte solution and a package structure is also provided, wherein the cathode includes the oligomer additive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignees: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Fu-Ming Wang, Bing-Joe Hwang, Chorng-Shyan Chern, Jung-Mu Hsu, Jing-Pin Pan, Chang-Rung Yang
  • Patent number: 9987839
    Abstract: A photocurable resin composition for three-dimensional printing which is visible-light curable is provided, comprising a photosensitive prepolymer in a range of 76.5 wt % to 96.8 wt %, a photoinitiator in a range of 0.01 wt % to 5 wt %, an auxiliary photoinitiator in a range of 0.01 wt % to 15 wt %, and a solvent in a range of 0.01 to 10 wt %. A three-dimensional printing system comprises: an accommodation unit, a lifting unit, a formation unit, and a control unit. The accommodation unit is for accommodating a printing material. The formation unit, which is connected to the lifting unit, can be driven by the lifting unit so as to move with respect to a light emission unit. The control unit, coupled to the lifting unit, controls motion of the lifting unit. The light emission unit may be a mobile electronic device, a display device, or a digital television.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Jeng-Ywan Jeng, Fu-Teng Jhang, Rimma Shafikova, Sarjono Tri
  • Publication number: 20180145375
    Abstract: An oligomer and a lithium battery are provided. The oligomer is obtained by a reaction of epoxy acrylate and barbituric acid. The lithium battery includes an anode, a cathode, a separator, an electrolyte solution and a packaging structure, wherein the cathode includes the oligomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Applicant: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Fu-Ming Wang, Chorng-Shyan Chern
  • Publication number: 20180145330
    Abstract: An oligomer and a lithium battery are provided. The oligomer is obtained by reacting a maleimide, a barbituric acid, and a promoter in a solvent. The promoter has the structure represented by formula 1: X—(R)3??formula 1, wherein X is N or P; R is a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group or a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group. The lithium battery includes an anode, a cathode, a separator, an electrolyte solution, and a package structure, wherein the cathode includes the oligomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2017
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Applicant: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Fu-Ming Wang, Chorng-Shyan Chern, Jung-Mu Hsu
  • Patent number: 9974787
    Abstract: A modified microbubble is provided. The modified microbubble includes an albumin microbubble and a plurality of chitosan oligosaccharide lactates. The albumin microbubble includes an albumin shell and a gas core inside the albumin shell. The plurality of chitosan oligosaccharide lactates is connected to an outer surface of the albumin shell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Ai-Ho Liao, Chih-Hung Wang
  • Patent number: 9972075
    Abstract: An image correction method of projector and an image correction system are provided. An image capturing apparatus shoots a physical calibration panel to obtain a first image, and shoots an outputting image of a calibration panel pattern on a projection screen outputted from the projector to obtain a second image. A processor analyzes the first image to obtain a first calibration parameter and a first homography matrix, and performs an undistorting operation for the second image based on the first calibration parameter to obtain a third image. The processor analyzes the third image to obtain a second calibration parameter and a second homography matrix of the projector. The processor performs a compensating operation for an original image to be outputted from the projector based on the second calibration parameter, the second homography matrix and the first homography matrix to obtain a compensated image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
    Inventor: Tzung-Han Lin
  • Patent number: 9966490
    Abstract: An ultraviolet sensor comprises a glass substrate, a semiconductor structure, an electrode layer and a thin film metallic glass. The semiconductor structure comprises a semiconductor seed layer formed on the glass substrate and a plurality of semiconductor nanostructures formed on the semiconductor seed layer. The electrode layer is formed between the semiconductor seed layer and the plurality of semiconductor nanostructures. The thin film metallic glass is in contact with the semiconductor structure, wherein an interface between the thin film metallic glass and the semiconductor structure forms a Schottky barrier junction to inhibit dark current and increase signal-to-noise ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Bohr-Ran Huang, Jinn Chu, You-Syuan Chen, Chia-Hao Chang
  • Publication number: 20180076089
    Abstract: An apparatus for cutting a substrate is disclosed. The apparatus includes a main body containing a reactive solution and the substrate; and a catalytic cutting element disposed inside the main body and contacting one of at least two adjacent cutting peripheries of the substrate to conduct a chemical reaction to cut the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicant: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Bing-Joe Hwang, Wei-Nien Su, Jeng-Ywan Jeng, Yuan-Han Chu, Tse-Ming Chiu, Hsin-Fu Teng
  • Publication number: 20180061021
    Abstract: An image correction method of projector and an image correction system are provided. An image capturing apparatus shoots a physical calibration panel to obtain a first image, and shoots an outputting image of a calibration panel pattern on a projection screen outputted from the projector to obtain a second image. A processor analyzes the first image to obtain a first calibration parameter and a first homography matrix, and performs an undistorting operation for the second image based on the first calibration parameter to obtain a third image. The processor analyzes the third image to obtain a second calibration parameter and a second homography matrix of the projector. The processor performs a compensating operation for an original image to be outputted from the projector based on the second calibration parameter, the second homography matrix and the first homography matrix to obtain a compensated image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2016
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Applicant: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
    Inventor: Tzung-Han Lin
  • Patent number: 9901263
    Abstract: A radial artery blood pressure waveform measuring device includes a stress sensor, a stress concentrating elastic structure, and a stress guiding elastic member. The stress sensor is in contact with a skin surface of a wrist corresponding to a position of a radial artery. The stress concentrating elastic structure is disposed on the stress sensor. The stress guiding elastic member has a top surface, a bottom surface, and at least one side surface. The bottom surface is disposed on the stress concentrating elastic structure, and an area of the bottom surface is greater than an area of a horizontal section of the stress concentrating elastic structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventor: Hsin Hsiu
  • Patent number: 9886759
    Abstract: A method for three-dimensional data acquisition, adapted to acquire three-dimensional data of an object, includes the following steps. A laser light is projected onto a plurality of regions on the surface of the object so as to form a plurality of features within each of the regions. For each of the regions, the object and the features are captured from a first direction and a second direction simultaneously so as to generate a first object image corresponding to the first direction and a second object image corresponding to the second direction. For each of the regions, the first object image and the second object image are processed so as to obtain the two-dimensional coordinates of the features therein. The three-dimensional data of the object is obtained according to the two-dimensional data of the features in the first object image and the second object image corresponding to each of the regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
    Inventor: Tzung-Han Lin
  • Patent number: 9862147
    Abstract: A method of photo-curing a photo-sensitive resin is disclosed in the present invention. The method includes the following steps: generating a sub-pixel pattern having an outer contour region and an inner contour region based on a vector file taken from a cross-section of a model; providing the sub-pixel pattern to a photomask module, wherein the photomask module includes a panel having a pixel matrix including plural square pixels, each of which includes three color-filtered sub-pixels; flood-filling color in each of the color-filtered sub-pixels to distinguish the outer contour region from the inner contour region; and exposing the photo-sensitive resin to a light source emitting a light passing through the panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jeng-Ywan Jeng, Rimma Shafikova, Wei-Nien Su, Bing-Joe Hwang
  • Publication number: 20170373323
    Abstract: A catalyst layer material, a method for fabricating the same, and a fuel cell are provided. The catalyst layer material utilized for the fuel cell includes a catalyst support and a catalyst distributed on the catalyst support. The catalyst support contains TixM1-xO2, wherein M is selected from the group consisting of a Group IB metal, a Group IIA metal, a Group IIB metal, a Group IIIA, a Group VB metal, a Group VIB metal, a Group VIIB metal and a Group VIIIB metal, and 0<X?0.9. By applying the non-carbonaceous catalyst support containing high conductivity metal elements to the fuel cell, stability and performance of the cell can be effectively enhanced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Applicant: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Van Thi Thanh Ho, Chun-Jern Pan, Wei-Nien Su, Bing-Joe Hwang
  • Patent number: 9852948
    Abstract: A method of processing a substrate is disclosed. The method includes the following steps: providing a substrate body having a surface; placing a die on the surface, wherein the die acts as a catalyst; immersing the substrate body and the die in a reaction solution; and processing the substrate body via a chemical reaction occurring on the surface through the reaction solution and the catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Bing-Joe Hwang, Wei-Nien Su, Jeng-Ywan Jeng, Yuan-Han Chu, Tse-Ming Chiu, Hsin-Fu Teng
  • Patent number: 9843300
    Abstract: An impedance matching circuit is disclosed. The impedance matching circuit adapted to an antenna includes a signal feed-in line, a phase delay line and a synthesized transmission line. The signal feed-in line receives an input signal from a wireless transceiver circuit. The phase delay line is electrically coupled between the antenna and the signal feed-in line, and delivers the input signal from the wireless transceiver circuit to the antenna. A first terminal of the synthesized transmission is electrically coupled to the signal feed-in line and the phase delay line. A second terminal of the synthesized transmission is configured to be opened. Based on the antenna operates in a first transmission medium or a second transmission medium, the input signal is transmitted to the antenna through different patterns selectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Tzyh-Ghuang Ma, Hung-Hsuan Chen
  • Patent number: 9840798
    Abstract: A thin film metallic glass coated needle includes a needle body, a needle head and a thin film metallic glass in amorphous structure and formed on a surface of the needle head and a surface of the needle body to reduce a surface energy and coefficient of friction. The thin film metallic glass is a titanium based comprising 35-45 at % titanium, 5-15 at % zirconium, 32-42 at % copper, 1-11 at % niobium and 2-12 at % cobalt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jinn Chu, Yusuke Tanatsugu, Chia-Chi Yu, Chia-Lin Li