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).

  • Patent number: 11127540
    Abstract: An energy storage device is provided which includes a supercapacitor first electrode, a supercapacitor second electrode, a first electrolyte, a metal electrode, and a hydrophobic layer. The supercapacitor first electrode, the supercapacitor second electrode, and the first electrolyte together form a supercapacitor. The metal electrode is spaced apart from the supercapacitor first electrode to form a first gap, the metal electrode and the supercapacitor second electrode form an Ohmic contact. The hydrophobic layer is located on at least one portion of a surface of the supercapacitor first electrode and/or at least one portion of a surface of the supercapacitor second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhi-Ling Luo, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Patent number: 11120950
    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: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhi-Ling Luo, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Patent number: 11081294
    Abstract: An energy storage device is provided which includes a supercapacitor first electrode, a supercapacitor second electrode, a first electrolyte, a metal electrode, and a separator. The supercapacitor first electrode, the supercapacitor second electrode, and the first electrolyte together form a supercapacitor. The metal electrode and the supercapacitor second electrode form an Ohmic contact. The separator is sandwiched between the metal electrode and the supercapacitor first electrode and configured to absorb moisture in a surrounding environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhi-Ling Luo, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Patent number: 11024467
    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: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhi-Ling Luo, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Patent number: 11024468
    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: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhi-Ling Luo, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Patent number: 11024466
    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 supercapacitor second electrode form an Ohmic contact, the metal electrode is spaced apart from and opposite to the supercapacitor first electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhi-Ling Luo, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Patent number: 10879013
    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: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ru-Hao Liu, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Patent number: 10866039
    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: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zheng Duan, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Publication number: 20200388444
    Abstract: An energy storage device is provided which includes a supercapacitor first electrode, a supercapacitor second electrode, a first electrolyte, a metal electrode, and a hydrophobic layer. The supercapacitor first electrode, the supercapacitor second electrode, and the first electrolyte together form a supercapacitor. The metal electrode is spaced apart from the supercapacitor first electrode to form a first gap, the metal electrode and the supercapacitor second electrode form an Ohmic contact. The hydrophobic layer is located on at least one portion of a surface of the supercapacitor first electrode and/or at least one portion of a surface of the supercapacitor second electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: ZHI-LING LUO, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Patent number: 10859329
    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: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zheng Duan, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Publication number: 20200381741
    Abstract: An electrical energy generating device includes an electrical energy generating element, a first container, a second container, and a liquid having positive and negative ions. The electrical energy generating element includes a first porous electrode, an eggshell membrane, and a second porous electrode stacked on each other in that order. The first container is located on a side of the first porous electrode away from the eggshell membrane. The second container is located on a side of the second porous electrode away from the eggshell membrane. The liquid is located in at least one of the first container and the second container, and the liquid is configured to penetrate from one of the first container and the second container to another through the electrical energy generating element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: DAN GAO, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20200381743
    Abstract: A decorative ring includes a body having a hollow tubular structure and defining a body space. A plurality of electrical energy generating elements is located in the body space and spaced apart from each other. The body space is divided into a plurality of sub-body spaces separated from each other. Each of plurality of electrical energy generating elements includes a first porous electrode, an eggshell membrane, and a second porous electrode stacked on each other in that order. A light emitting element is located on the body and electrically connected to one of the plurality of electrical energy generating elements. A liquid having positive ions and negative ions in the body space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: DAN GAO, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20200381739
    Abstract: A method for generating electrical energy includes providing an electrical energy generating element. The electrical energy generating element includes a first porous electrode, an eggshell membrane, and a second porous electrode stacked on each other in that order. The electrical energy generating element has a first side and a second side opposite to the first side. A liquid having positive ions and negative ions is allowed to penetrate the electrical energy generating element from the first side to the second side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: DAN GAO, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20200381742
    Abstract: A method for making an electrical energy generating element includes providing a first porous electrode, a second porous electrode, and an eggshell membrane. The first porous electrode, the eggshell membrane, and the second porous electrode are stacked on each other in that order. The present application also relates to an electrical energy generating device and a decorative ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: DAN GAO, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20200381738
    Abstract: An electrical energy generating element includes a first porous electrode, an eggshell membrane, and a second porous electrode. The first porous electrode, the eggshell membrane, and the second porous electrode are stacked on each other in that order. The present application also relates to an electrical energy generating device, a method for generating electrical energy, and a decorative ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: DAN GAO, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20200365336
    Abstract: An energy storage device is provided which includes a supercapacitor first electrode, a supercapacitor second electrode, a first electrolyte, a metal electrode, and a separator. The supercapacitor first electrode, the supercapacitor second electrode, and the first electrolyte together form a supercapacitor. The metal electrode and the supercapacitor second electrode form an Ohmic contact. The separator is sandwiched between the metal electrode and the supercapacitor first electrode and configured to absorb moisture in a surrounding environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: ZHI-LING LUO, CHANG-HONG LIU, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Patent number: 10816328
    Abstract: A far infrared imaging system includes a first far infrared polarized light generator, a second far infrared polarized light generator, a first receiving device, a second receiving device, and a computer. The first far infrared polarized light generator emits a first far infrared polarized light, and the second far infrared polarized light generator emits a second far infrared polarized light. The first receiving device receives a first far infrared reflected polarized light, and the second receiving device receives a second far infrared reflected polarized light. The computer processes information received by the first receiver and the second receiver. The polarizer of the first far infrared polarized light generator and the second far infrared polarized light generator includes a carbon nanotube structure including a plurality of carbon nanotubes arranged substantially along the same direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Li-juan Jiang, Peng Liu, Duan-Liang Zhou, Chun-Hai Zhang, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan
  • 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: 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