Patents by Inventor Chang-Hong Liu

Chang-Hong Liu 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: 20200287222
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a self-charging device for energy harvesting and storage. The self-charging device for energy harvesting and storage includes a first electrode, a second electrode spaced from the first electrode, a solid electrolyte bridging the first electrode and the second electrode, and a water absorbing structure. The water absorbing structure is located on the second electrode, absorbs water from external environment and transmits the absorbed water to the solid electrolyte.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: ZHI-LING LUO, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20200234890
    Abstract: A self-charging supercapacitor is provided which includes a supercapacitor first electrode, a supercapacitor second electrode, a first electrolyte, and a metal electrode. The supercapacitor first electrode and the supercapacitor second electrode are parallel to and spaced apart front each other. The metal electrode and the supereapacitor second electrode form an Ohmic contact, the metal electrode is spaced apart from and opposite to the supercapacitor first electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: ZHI-LING LUO, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20200234892
    Abstract: A method for charging self-charging supercapacitor includes: providing a self-charging supercapacitor which includes a supercapacitor first electrode, a supercapacitor second electrode, a first electrolyte, and a metal electrode; the metal electrode and the supercapacitor second electrode form an Ohmic contact, the metal electrode is spaced apart from and opposite to the supercapacitor first electrode. Electrically connecting the metal electrode and the supercapacitor first electrode with a second electrolyte.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: ZHI-LING LUO, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20200234891
    Abstract: A self-charging supercapacitor is provided which includes a supercapacitor first electrode, a supercapacitor second electrode, a first electrolyte, and a metal electrode. The supercapacitor first electrode and the supercapacitor second electrode are parallel to and spaced apart from each other. A part of the metal electrode is Ohmic contacted with a surface of the supercapacitor second electrode, and another part of the metal electrode is disposed opposite to the supercapacitor first electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: ZHI-LING LUO, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20200215362
    Abstract: A cloth includes a cloth body, a carbon nanotube structure, and multiple calcium chloride particles. The cloth body and the carbon nanotube structure are stacked on each other, the carbon nanotube structure includes multiple carbon nanotubes, and the carbon nanotube structure is a free-standing structure. The multiple calcium chloride particles are located on the multiple carbon nanotubes. The present application is also related to a piece of clothes made of the cloth and a mouth mask made of the cloth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: WEI YU, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Patent number: 10693168
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a method for using fuel cell. The fuel cell includes a container, wherein the container comprises a housing and a nozzle, and the housing defines through holes; the housing defines a chamber and an opening; the nozzle has a first end in air/fluid communication with the opening and a second end; and a membrane electrode assembly, which is flexible, on the container to form a curved membrane electrode assembly surrounding the chamber and covering the through holes, wherein the membrane electrode assembly comprises a proton exchange membrane having a first surface and a second surface, a cathode electrode on the first surface and an anode electrode on the second surface. The method includes at least partially immersing the fuel cell in a fuel; and supplying an oxidizing gas into the chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Li-Na Zhang, Xin-Yu Gao, Qi-Yao Yang, Kai-Li Jiang, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Patent number: 10636925
    Abstract: A method for making photocapacitor is provided. The method includes: preparing a perovskite solar cell, preparing a first supercapacitor electrode, deposing the first supercapacitor electrode onto the perovskite solar cell, dissolving a portion of a cell packaging structure and a first material, and preparing a second supercapacitor electrode opposite to the first supercapacitor electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignees: Tinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ru-Hao Liu, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Patent number: 10638642
    Abstract: A heat sink includes a carbon nanotube structure and multiple calcium chloride particles. The carbon nanotube structure includes multiple carbon nanotubes, and the carbon nanotube structure is a free-standing structure. The multiple calcium chloride particles are located on the multiple carbon nanotubes. The present application is also related to an electronic device including the heat sink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wei Yu, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Patent number: 10488265
    Abstract: An camera, the camera including: an photosensitive device and an image processor, wherein the photosensitive device includes a plurality of photosensitive units, a measuring device and a data processor; the plurality of photosensitive units are distributed in an array, wherein each photosensitive unit is configured to receive and convert light signal to form a temperature difference or a potential difference; the measuring device is configured to measure the temperature difference or the potential difference; a data processor is configured to analyze and calculate the potential difference or the temperature difference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ling Zhang, Yang Wu, Kai-Li Jiang, Chang-Hong Liu, Jia-Ping Wang, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Publication number: 20190212078
    Abstract: A thermal transistor is provided. The thermal transistor includes a metallic thermal conductor, a non-metallic thermal conductor, and a thermal resistance adjusting unit. The metallic thermal conductor and the non-metallic thermal conductor are contact with each other to form a thermal interface. The thermal resistance adjusting unit is configured to generate an electric field at the thermal interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: ZHENG DUAN, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20190215911
    Abstract: A method for controlling interfacial thermal resistance is provided. The method includes: providing a metallic thermal conductor and a non-metallic thermal conductor, the metallic thermal conductor and the non-metallic thermal conductor are in direct contact with each other to form an interface; and varying an electric field at the interface to modulate the interfacial thermal resistance at the interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: ZHENG DUAN, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20190212079
    Abstract: A thermal transistor is provided. The thermal transistor includes a metallic thermal conductor, a non-metallic thermal conductor, and a thermal resistance adjusting unit. The metallic thermal conductor and the non-metallic thermal conductor are contact with each other to form a thermal interface. The thermal resistance adjusting unit is configured to generate an bias voltage U12 between the metallic thermal conductor and the non-metallic thermal conductor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: ZHENG DUAN, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20190204960
    Abstract: A method for making a touch panel, the method includes the following steps. Two touch panel units are made. The two touch panel units are spaced apart from each other. Making each of the two touch panel units includes the following steps. A carbon nanotube material and a substrate are provided. A carbon nanotube floccule structure is made by flocculating the carbon nanotube material. A conductive layer on the substrate is obtained by applying the carbon nanotube floccule structure on the substrate. Two electrodes on opposite ends of the substrate formed to obtain an electrode plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: CHANG-HONG LIU, KAI-LI JIANG, LIANG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20190178653
    Abstract: Methods, computer program products, and systems are presented. The method computer program products, and systems can include, for instance: obtaining movement path data that specifies a location of a mobile article over time within a geographical area having an infrastructure feature; determining by machine logic based on map data and based on the movement path data calibrated location data of the mobile article, wherein the determining based on map data and based on the movement path data calibrated location data of the mobile article includes using map data that specifies coordinate location data of the infrastructure feature; and providing one or more output based on the determining.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Jian ZHANG, Chang LEI, Hu WANG, Cheng ZHANG, Chuang CAO, Shuan Shuan CHEN, Wei Hong LIU
  • Publication number: 20190137345
    Abstract: An camera, the camera including: an photosensitive device and an image processor, wherein the photosensitive device includes a plurality of photosensitive units, a measuring device and a data processor; the plurality of photosensitive units are distributed in an array, wherein each photosensitive unit is configured to receive and convert light signal to form a temperature difference or a potential difference; the measuring device is configured to measure the temperature difference or the potential difference; a data processor is configured to analyze and calculate the potential difference or the temperature difference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: LING ZHANG, YANG WU, KAI-LI JIANG, CHANG-HONG LIU, JIA-PING WANG, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20190122830
    Abstract: A photocapacitor is provided. The photocapacitor includes: a perovskite solar cell and a supercapacitor attached to the perovskite solar cell. The supercapacitor includes a first carbon nanotube structure. The perovskite solar cell includes third carbon nanotube structure. The first carbon nanotube structure is directly contacted with the third carbon nanotube structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: RU-HAO LIU, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20190123228
    Abstract: A method for making photocapacitor is provided. The method includes: preparing a perovskite solar cell, preparing a first supercapacitor electrode, deposing the first supercapacitor electrode onto the perovskite solar cell, dissolving a portion of a cell packaging structure and a first material, and preparing a second supercapacitor electrode opposite to the first supercapacitor electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: RU-HAO LIU, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Patent number: 10268329
    Abstract: A method for making a touch panel, the method comprises the following steps. Carbon nanotubes, a first substrate and a second substrate are provided. A carbon nanotube floccule structure is obtained by flocculating the carbon nanotubes. A first conductive layer is formed on the first substrate. A second conductive layer is formed on the second substrate. Two first-electrodes are located on opposite ends of a first electrode plate and two second-electrodes are located on opposite ends of a second electrode plate. The first electrode plate is spaced from the second electrode plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chang-Hong Liu, Kai-Li Jiang, Liang Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Patent number: 10249899
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a method for making fuel cell system. The fuel cell system includes a fuel cell module curved to form a chamber. The fuel cell module includes a container having a number of through holes and a membrane electrode assembly located on the container and cover the number of through holes. The membrane electrode assembly includes a proton exchange membrane having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, a cathode electrode located on the first surface and an anode electrode located on the second surface. A fuel cell module is at least partially immerged in the fuel and the oxidizing gas is supplied in to the chamber of the fuel cell module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Li-Na Zhang, Xin-Yu Gao, Qi-Yao Yang, Kai-Li Jiang, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Patent number: 10224153
    Abstract: A hybrid energy storage device includes a positive pole formed by stacking a supercapacitor first electrode and a battery positive electrode, a negative pole formed by stacking a supercapacitor second electrode and a battery negative electrode, and a separator located between the positive pole and the negative pole. The supercapacitor second electrode, the battery negative electrode, the supercapacitor first electrode, the battery positive electrode, and the separator are planar structures. The supercapacitor first electrode, the supercapacitor second electrode, the battery positive electrode, the battery negative electrode, the separator and electrolyte are packaged in a shell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yan-Li Yin, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan