Patents by Inventor Byungchan Bae

Byungchan Bae has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200299475
    Abstract: A block copolymer, an ion-exchange membrane including the block copolymer and a method of preparing the block copolymer are provided. The block copolymer may include a hydrophobic repeating unit and a hydrophilic repeating unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Byungchan BAE, Sung-Dae YIM, Chang-Soo KIM, Won-Yong LEE, Gu-Gon PARK, Tae-Hyun YANG, Seok-Hee PARK, Minjin KIM, Young-Jun SOHN, Seung-Gon KIM, Dong Won SHIN, Adam Febriy-Anto NUGRAHA
  • Patent number: 10722859
    Abstract: To provide a reactor to improve evenness in the thickness of shell metals coated on the surface of core particles by increasing area sizes in the reactor chamber to control electric potentials, the present invention is configured to comprise a top surface able to move up and down while serving as a working electrode, a wall serving as a working electrode, a bottom surface, a standard electrode, a power supplying part and a solution injecting part, wherein the top surface can move up and down automatically by an electric motor or manually. Also, the top surface is configured to be suitable for the interior diameter of the reactor chamber, for solutions inside the reactor chamber not to leak from the top surface or from the crevice between the top surface and the wall of the reactor chamber. The bottom surface of the reactor chamber may comprise an impeller or an ultrasonic wave diffuser to bring about even diffusion in the reactor chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Korea Institute of Energy Research
    Inventors: Gu-Gon Park, Sun-Mi Hwang, Sung-Dae Yim, Chang-Soo Kim, Won-Yong Lee, Tae-Hyun Yang, Seok-Hee Park, Minjin Kim, Young-Jun Sohn, Byungchan Bae, Seung-Gon Kim, Dongwon Shin
  • Patent number: 10717835
    Abstract: A block copolymer, an ion-exchange membrane including the block copolymer and a method of preparing the block copolymer are provided. The block copolymer may include a hydrophobic repeating unit and a hydrophilic repeating unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: KOREA INSTITUTE OF ENERGY RESEARCH
    Inventors: Byungchan Bae, Sung-Dae Yim, Chang-Soo Kim, Won-Yong Lee, Gu-Gon Park, Tae-Hyun Yang, Seok-Hee Park, Minjin Kim, Young-Jun Sohn, Seung-Gon Kim, Dong Won Shin, Adam Febriy-Anto Nugraha
  • Publication number: 20200161664
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for manufacturing a core-shell catalyst, and more particularly, to a method and an apparatus for manufacturing a core-shell catalyst, in which a particle in the form of a core-shell in which the metal nanoparticle is coated with platinum is manufactured by substituting copper and platinum through a method of manufacturing a metal nanoparticle by emitting a laser beam to a metal ingot, and providing a particular electric potential value, and as a result, it is possible to continuously produce nanoscale uniform core-shell catalysts in large quantities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: KOREA INSTITUTE OF ENERGY RESEARCH
    Inventors: Gu-Gon Park, Sun-Mi Hwang, Sung-Dae Yim, Chang-Soo Kim, Won-Yong Lee, Tae-Hyun Yang, Seok-Hee Park, Minjin Kim, Young-Jun Sohn, Byungchan Bae, Seung-Gon Kim, Dongwon Shin
  • Publication number: 20200006781
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for manufacturing a core-shell catalyst, and more particularly, to a method and an apparatus for manufacturing a core-shell catalyst, in which a particle in the form of a core-shell in which the metal nanoparticle is coated with platinum is manufactured by substituting copper and platinum through a method of manufacturing a metal nanoparticle by emitting a laser beam to a metal ingot, and providing a particular electric potential value, and as a result, it is possible to continuously produce nanoscale uniform core-shell catalysts in large quantities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: Korea Institute of Energy Research
    Inventors: Gu-Gon PARK, Sun-Mi HWANG, Sung-Dae YIM, Chang-Soo KIM, Won-Yong LEE, Tae-Hyun YANG, Seok-Hee PARK, Minjin KIM, Young-Jun SOHN, Byungchan BAE, Seung-Gon KIM, Dongwon SHIN
  • Patent number: 10515556
    Abstract: Provided is a flight path calculating method for high altitude long endurance of an unmanned aerial vehicle based on regenerative fuel cells and solar cells according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention may include a modeling step, a simulation step, and an analyzing step, and may be configured in a program form executed by an arithmetic processing means including a computer. a flight path searching method and a flight path searching apparatus for performing continuous flight path re-searching on the basis of information measured in real time during a flight of the unmanned aerial vehicle in the stratosphere to change a flight path so that the unmanned aerial vehicle may permanently perform long endurance in the stratosphere is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Korea Institute of Energy Research
    Inventors: Minjin Kim, Young-jun Sohn, Seung-gon Kim, Gu-gon Park, Byungchan Bae, Sung-dae Yim, Seok-hee Park, Tae-hyun Yang, Won-yong Lee, Chang-soo Kim, Moon-Yong Cha
  • Publication number: 20190252698
    Abstract: Disclosed is a fuel cell filter including a body including therein an internal space in which a fluid flows, an inlet port provided in the body and configured to receive a fluid discharged from a fuel cell stack, a gas-water separating membrane disposed in the internal space and configured to block a liquid fluid included in a fluid absorbed in the inlet port from flowing upwards, a discharge port provided in the body and configured to externally discharge the liquid fluid blocked in the gas-water separating membrane, a water absorbent disposed in the internal space and configured to absorb water included in a gaseous fluid passing through the gas-water separating membrane, and a gas outlet port provided in the body and configured to externally discharge gas separated in the gas-water separating membrane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Young-jun SOHN, Hwan Yeong OH, Dong Won SHIN, Seung-gon KIM, Byungchan BAE, Min-jin KIM, Sung-dae YIM, Tae-hyun YANG, Gu-gon PARK, Won-yong LEE, Chang-soo KIM, Seok-hee PARK
  • Patent number: 10355299
    Abstract: Provided are a reinforced composite membrane and a method of manufacturing the reinforced composite membrane, and more particularly, a reinforced composite membrane including a porous support layer; and an electrolyte membrane layer formed on one surface or each of both surfaces of the porous support layer, at least a portion of the porous support layer being impregnated with an electrolyte, and a method of manufacturing the reinforced composite membrane. The reinforced composite membrane may enhance an interfacial adhesive force between a support and the electrolyte membrane layer, and may be manufactured on a continuous mass production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: KOREA INSTITUTE OF ENERGY RESEARCH
    Inventors: Byungchan Bae, Hyejin Lee, Sung-Dae Yim, Chang-Soo Kim, Won-Yong Lee, Gu-Gon Park, Tae-Hyun Yang, Seok-Hee Park, Minjin Kim, Young-Jun Sohn, Seung-Gon Kim
  • Patent number: 10270116
    Abstract: A high-temperature polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell stack may include a plurality of cell units; a cooling assembly including a plurality of first independent cooling plates disposed on top surfaces of the plurality of cell units, respectively, and a plurality of second independent cooling plates disposed on bottom surfaces of the plurality of cell units, respectively; and a support assembly configured to support the plurality of cell units and the cooling assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Korea Institute of Energy Research
    Inventors: Young-Jun Sohn, Minjin Kim, Seung-Gon Kim, Gu-Gon Park, Byungchan Bae, Sung-Dae Yim, Seok-Hee Park, Tae-Hyun Yang, Won-Yong Lee, Chang-Soo Kim
  • Patent number: 10209686
    Abstract: Provided are a flight simulation and control method of a unmanned aerial vehicle with regenerative fuel cells and solar cells for high altitude long endurance, and a control apparatus thereof. The high altitude long endurance simulation method for an unmanned aerial vehicle based on regenerative fuel cells and solar cells includes: a variable inputting step of inputting design variables of the unmanned aerial vehicle based on regenerative fuel cells and solar cells; a modeling step of performing modeling of the unmanned aerial vehicle based on regenerative fuel cells and solar cells using the design variables input in the variable inputting step; and an analyzing step of analyzing a modeling result in the modeling step to perform a high altitude long endurance simulation while controlling any one of the design variables input in the variable inputting step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Korea Institute of Energy Research
    Inventors: Minjin Kim, Young-jun Sohn, Seung-gon Kim, Gu-gon Park, Byungchan Bae, Sung-dae Yim, Seok-hee Park, Tae-hyun Yang, Won-yong Lee, Chang-soo Kim
  • Patent number: 10108759
    Abstract: Provided is a method for optimization of fuel cells operating conditions using a hybrid model, and more particularly, a method for optimization of fuel cells operating conditions using a hybrid model which generates a life prediction model determined by time and temperature based on a theoretical performance model and an empirical durability model and estimates an optimal operation temperature in a target life based on the life prediction model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: KOREA INSTITUTE OF ENERGY RESEARCH
    Inventors: Minjin Kim, Young-Jun Sohn, Gu-Gon Park, Byungchan Bae, Sung-Dae Yim, Young-Woo Choi, Seok-Hee Park, Tae-Hyun Yang, Won-Yong Lee, Chang-Soo Kim
  • Publication number: 20180154329
    Abstract: To provide a reactor to improve evenness in the thickness of shell metals coated on the surface of core particles by increasing area sizes in the reactor chamber to control electric potentials, the present invention is configured to comprise a top surface able to move up and down while serving as a working electrode, a wall serving as a working electrode, a bottom surface, a standard electrode, a power supplying part and a solution injecting part, wherein the top surface can move up and down automatically by an electric motor or manually. Also, the top surface is configured to be suitable for the interior diameter of the reactor chamber, for solutions inside the reactor chamber not to leak from the top surface or from the crevice between the top surface and the wall of the reactor chamber. The bottom surface of the reactor chamber may comprise an impeller or an ultrasonic wave diffuser to bring about even diffusion in the reactor chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Applicant: Korea Institute of Energy Research
    Inventors: Gu-Gon PARK, Sun-Mi HWANG, Sung-Dae YIM, Chang-Soo KIM, Won-Yong LEE, Tae-Hyun YANG, Seok-Hee PARK, Min-Jin KIM, Young-Jun SOHN, Byungchan BAE, Seung-Gon KIM, Dongwon SHIN
  • Publication number: 20180159138
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for manufacturing a core-shell catalyst, and more particularly, to a method and an apparatus for manufacturing a core-shell catalyst, in which a particle in the form of a core-shell in which the metal nanoparticle is coated with platinum is manufactured by substituting copper and platinum through a method of manufacturing a metal nanoparticle by emitting a laser beam to a metal ingot, and providing a particular electric potential value, and as a result, it is possible to continuously produce nanoscale uniform core-shell catalysts in large quantities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Applicant: Korea Institute of Energy Research
    Inventors: Gu-Gon PARK, Sun-Mi HWANG, Sung-Dae YIM, Chang-Soo KIM, Won-Yong LEE, Tae-Hyun YANG, Seok-Hee PARK, Minjin KIM, Young-Jun SOHN, Byungchan BAE, Seung-Gon KIM, Dongwon SHIN
  • Publication number: 20180134844
    Abstract: A block copolymer, an ion-exchange membrane including the block copolymer and a method of preparing the block copolymer are provided. The block copolymer may include a hydrophobic repeating unit and a hydrophilic repeating unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: Byungchan Bae, Sung-Dae Yim, Chang-Soo Kim, Won-Yong Lee, Gu-Gon Park, Tae-Hyun Yang, Seok-Hee Park, Minjin Kim, Young-Jun Sohn, Seung-Gon Kim, Dong Won Shin, Adam Febriy-Anto Nugraha
  • Publication number: 20170322524
    Abstract: Provided are a flight simulation and control method of a unmanned aerial vehicle with regenerative fuel cells and solar cells for high altitude long endurance, and a control apparatus thereof. The high altitude long endurance simulation method for an unmanned aerial vehicle based on regenerative fuel cells and solar cells includes: a variable inputting step of inputting design variables of the unmanned aerial vehicle based on regenerative fuel cells and solar cells; a modeling step of performing modeling of the unmanned aerial vehicle based on regenerative fuel cells and solar cells using the design variables input in the variable inputting step; and an analyzing step of analyzing a modeling result in the modeling step to perform a high altitude long endurance simulation while controlling any one of the design variables input in the variable inputting step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Publication date: November 9, 2017
    Inventors: Minjin KIM, Young-jun SOHN, Seung-gon KIM, Gu-gon PARK, Byungchan BAE, Sung-dae YIM, Seok-hee PARK, Tae-hyun YANG, Won-yong LEE, Chang-soo KIM
  • Patent number: 9806363
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus for soft-sensing a fuel cell system. The apparatus includes: a connecting unit detachable from a control unit for being connected to an outside of a stationary fuel cell system; a collecting unit connected to the connecting unit and receiving data of the stationary fuel cell system; a quality variable predicting unit connected to the collecting unit and predicting a quality variable of the stationary fuel cell system based on the received data; and a monitoring unit connected to the quality variable predicting unit and outputting the predicted quality variable. The quality variable predicting unit is configured to predict the quality variable predictable including at least any one of a concentration of carbon monoxide in a reformed gas at a rear end of a fuel converting system, and a concentration of methane in the reformed gas at the rear end of the fuel converting system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: KOREA INSITUTE OF ENERGY RESEARCH
    Inventors: Minjin Kim, Young-Jun Sohn, Gu-Gon Park, Byungchan Bae, Sung-Dae Yim, Young-Woo Choi, Seok-Hee Park, Tae-Hyun Yang, Won-Yong Lee, Chang-Soo Kim
  • Publication number: 20170237087
    Abstract: A high-temperature polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell stack may include a plurality of cell units; a cooling assembly including a plurality of first independent cooling plates disposed on top surfaces of the plurality of cell units, respectively, and a plurality of second independent cooling plates disposed on bottom surfaces of the plurality of cell units, respectively; and a support assembly configured to support the plurality of cell units and the cooling assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Inventors: Young-Jun Sohn, Minjin Kim, Seung-Gon Kim, Gu-Gon Park, Byungchan Bae, Sung-Dae Yim, Seok-Hee Park, Tae-Hyun Yang, Won-Yong Lee, Chang-Soo Kim
  • Publication number: 20170236427
    Abstract: Provided is a flight path calculating method for high altitude long endurance of an unmanned aerial vehicle based on regenerative fuel cells and solar cells according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention may include a modeling step, a simulation step, and an analyzing step, and may be configured in a program form executed by an arithmetic processing means including a computer. a flight path searching method and a flight path searching apparatus for performing continuous flight path re-searching on the basis of information measured in real time during a flight of the unmanned aerial vehicle in the stratosphere to change a flight path so that the unmanned aerial vehicle may permanently perform long endurance in the stratosphere is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Inventors: Minjin KIM, Young-jun SOHN, Seung-gon KIM, Gu-gon PARK, Byungchan BAE, Sung-dae YIM, Seok-hee PARK, Tae-hyun YANG, Won-yong LEE, Chang-soo KIM, Moon-Yong CHA
  • Publication number: 20170179514
    Abstract: Provided are a reinforced composite membrane and a method of manufacturing the reinforced composite membrane, and more particularly, a reinforced composite membrane including a porous support layer; and an electrolyte membrane layer formed on one surface or each of both surfaces of the porous support layer, at least a portion of the porous support layer being impregnated with an electrolyte, and a method of manufacturing the reinforced composite membrane. The reinforced composite membrane may enhance an interfacial adhesive force between a support and the electrolyte membrane layer, and may be manufactured on a continuous mass production.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: KOREA INSTITUTE OF ENERGY RESEARCH
    Inventors: Byungchan Bae, Hyejin Lee, Sung-Dae Yim, Chang-Soo Kim, Won-Yong Lee, Gu-Gon Park, Tae-Hyun Yang, Seok-Hee Park, Minjin Kim, Young-Jun Sohn, Seung-Gon Kim
  • Patent number: 9306233
    Abstract: The present invention concerns the preparation of an anion binder for a solid alkaline fuel cell which enhances durability to electrochemical reactions and makes the production of electrode slurry easy. A method of preparing an anion binder for a solid alkaline fuel cell includes: (A) mixing an electrolytic monomer of quaternary ammonium salts having a cation group, a bisacrylicamide crosslinking agent having a tertiary amino group, and water together by stirring; (B) mixing the mixture with a photoinitiator; (C) interposing the solution between polyethylene terephthalate films and irradiating the solution with ultraviolet light for crosslinking and polymerization; and (D) pulverizing crosslinked polymerized resin to a nano size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: KOREA INSTITUTE OF ENERGY RESEARCH
    Inventors: Young Woo Choi, Mi Soon Lee, Tae Hyun Yang, Chang Soo Kim, Young Gi Yoon, Seok Hee Park, Sung Dae Yim, Gu Gon Park, Young Jun Sohn, Minjin Kim, Byungchan Bae