Patents by Inventor Chi-Young Lee

Chi-Young Lee 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: 20160260940
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery that reduces a production cost by reducing a number of processes of a case is provided. The rechargeable battery includes: a case that houses an electrode assembly; a cap plate that is coupled to an opening of the case; and an electrode terminal that is electrically connected to the electrode assembly to be provided in the cap plate, wherein the cap plate has an inclined portion at a side surface of an outer edge and a modified groove at a corner of an outer surface and is coupled to the opening with the inclined portion while the modified groove becomes narrow.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2015
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Chi-Young LEE, Myung-Jae JANG
  • Publication number: 20160260961
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery that simplifies a structure that implements an external short circuit and that reduces a production cost is provided. The rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly that is formed by spiral-winding a first electrode and a second electrode that are disposed at respective surfaces of a separator interposed therebetween; a case that houses the electrode assembly; a cap plate that closes and seals an opening of the case; a first electrode terminal that is connected to the first electrode and that is installed in an insulation state in the cap plate; a second electrode terminal that is connected to the second electrode and that is electrically connected to the cap plate; and a vent plate that is installed in a vent hole of the cap plate and that is short-circuited with the first electrode terminal when the vent hole is opened.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2015
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Chi-Young LEE, Myung-Jae JANG, Seung-Ho KWAK
  • Publication number: 20160260956
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly; a case housing the electrode assembly; a cap plate closing and sealing an opening of the case; an electrode terminal at an outside of the cap plate with respect to the case, extending through an opening in the cap plate, and electrically connected to the electrode assembly; and an insulating member between the electrode terminal and the cap plate. The electrode terminal includes: a first plate terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly; a second plate terminal spaced from the first plate terminal; and a fuse connecting the first plate terminal and the second plate terminal and being at least partially surrounded by the insulating member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Myung-Jae Jang, Sang-Won Byun, Chi-Young Lee
  • Publication number: 20160254508
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly having a first electrode and a second electrode; an electrode terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly; a case that receives the electrode assembly; a cap plate at an opening of the case, the cap plate closing and sealing the case and having a vent hole configured to discharge an internal pressure of the case; and a vent module including a vent portion, the vent portion including a buffer portion configured to buffer an impact that is transferred to the vent hole, and a fracture portion that closes and seals the vent hole, wherein the fracture portion is configured to be fractured by the internal pressure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    Inventors: Chi-Young Lee, Myung-Jae Jang, Sang-Won Byun
  • Publication number: 20160254519
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly having a first electrode and a second electrode; an electrode terminal electrically coupled to the electrode assembly; a case that receives the electrode assembly; a cap plate at an opening of the case that closes and seals the case, the cap plate having a vent hole to discharge an internal pressure of the case and having a vent plate that closes and seals the vent hole; and a short circuit member having one end electrically coupled to the electrode assembly and another end that extends along a direction toward the vent hole at the inside of the case. At least a portion of the short circuit member is modified to be drawn outside of the vent hole when the internal pressure is discharged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    Inventors: Chi-Young Lee, Myung-Jae Jang, Sang-Won Byun
  • Publication number: 20160248055
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly; a case housing the electrode assembly; a cap plate sealing an opening of the case; an electrode terminal that is electrically connected to the electrode assembly and extends through a terminal hole of the cap plate and is oriented outside of the cap plate; and an insulating member that electrically insulates the cap plate and the electrode terminal while supporting the electrode terminal at an outer surface of the cap plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2015
    Publication date: August 25, 2016
    Inventors: Myung-Jae Jang, Sang-Won Byun, Chi-Young Lee
  • Publication number: 20160248073
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly having electrodes located on either side of a separator; a case housing the electrode assembly; a cap plate sealing the case; a lead tab that is connected to each of the electrodes; and a terminal that is connected to a respective lead tab and protrudes from the case through a terminal hole, wherein the terminal comprises a different material than the lead tab, and wherein an insulating portion is located between the terminal and the cap plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Publication date: August 25, 2016
    Inventors: Myung-Jae Jang, Sang-Won Byun, Chi-Young Lee
  • Publication number: 20160248072
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly having a first electrode and a second electrode at respective surfaces of a separator; a case that houses the electrode assembly; a cap plate that closes and seals an opening of the case and that is electrically connected to the second electrode; a first electrode terminal that is electrically connected to the first electrode and that is provided at an outer side of the cap plate through a terminal hole in the cap plate; and a second electrode terminal that is directly connected to an outer surface of the cap plate, wherein the second electrode terminal includes a separation portion that is spaced apart from the cap plate; and a support that is connected to the separation portion, the support being supported on the cap plate and including a coupling portion, and wherein the coupling portion is coupled with a corresponding portion of the cap plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2015
    Publication date: August 25, 2016
    Inventors: Myung-Jae JANG, Sang-Won BYUN, Chi-Young LEE
  • Patent number: 9390832
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for fabricating a conductive paste comprising the following steps: (a) preparing an organic medium and a mixed powder, wherein the organic medium contains an organic solvent, a resin and a first anionic surfactant, and the mixed powder contains a carbide and a doped-polyaniline, wherein the doped-polyaniline is produced by co-doping a polyaniline with a second anionic surfactant in an acid; and (b) mixing the organic medium and the mixed powder to obtain the conductive paste, which has a significantly improved conductivity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Nyan-Hwa Tai, Chi-Young Lee, Hwei-Jay Chu
  • Patent number: 9371582
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a silicon carbide thin film comprises steps of: (a) utilizing a mechanical pump to remove gases in a chamber such that the pressure in the chamber is reduced to a base pressure; (b) utilizing a microwave generator to generate microwaves at 1200 W to 1400 W so as to form microwave plasma inside the chamber; and (c) introducing into the chamber a silicon-based compound containing chlorine atoms that serve as a precursor, during the time that the temperature of a substrate disposed in the chamber is stable at 400° C. to 500° C., in which the temperature of the substrate is risen by the microwave plasma without heating the substrate additionally, so as to form a film of cubic silicon carbide on the substrate. In the present invention, the SiC thin film has good crystallinity and is manufactured by using MPECVD in a low temperature process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Assignee: NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Chi-Young Lee, Ru-Chien Chiu
  • Patent number: 9299974
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery including: an electrode assembly; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; a cap plate covering an opening of the case; an electrode terminal on the cap plate; and a lead tab connecting the electrode assembly to the electrode terminal, and including a fuse, the fuse including a plurality of sub-fuses defined along a width of the lead tab by a plurality of through holes formed in the lead tab.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang-Won Byun, Soo-Seok Choi, Jeong-Won Oh, Hyung-Sik Kim, Chi-Young Lee
  • Publication number: 20160071987
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion material is disclosed in the present invention and comprises at least a cone material. The cone material is composed of an isomer and comprises a plurality of grains. The sizes of the grains are arranged from smaller ones to larger ones along a direction. In the meantime, a method for fabricating the above photoelectric conversion material is also disclosed here. The method comprises the following steps. First, a precursor is provided. The precursor comprises at least a cone material and the cone material is a multilayer structured material, such as sodium titanate and potassium titanate, formed by stacking first materials and second materials. And then, the precursor is annealed to let the second materials leave from the cone material, and the cone material becomes the above photoelectric conversion material with a plurality of grains.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2015
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Inventors: Chi-Young LEE, Hsin-Tien CHIU, Po-Chin CHEN, Min-Chiao TSAI
  • Publication number: 20160043379
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly including a first electrode and a second electrode; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; a first terminal electrically coupled to the first electrode, and a second terminal electrically coupled to the second electrode; a cap plate combined to the case and having a short-circuit hole formed therein; a membrane fixed to the cap plate and arranged in the short-circuit hole, the membrane being deformable to short-circuit the first electrode and the second electrode; and a short-circuit protrusion electrically coupled to the second electrode and arranged above the membrane to protrude theretoward, the short-circuit protrusion being arranged toward a side from a center of the short-circuit hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2015
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventors: Sang-Won Byun, Seok-Yoon Yoo, Chi-Young Lee, Kwan-Hyung Lee
  • Publication number: 20160020271
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a substrate with a crystallized silicon film and manufacturing method thereof, wherein the substrate with the crystallized silicon film comprises: a substrate, which is a polymer substrate; and a crystallized silicon film, which is formed on at least one surface of the substrate, wherein the crystallized silicon film comprises a plurality of silicon crystals with column structures, and the crystallinity of the crystallized silicon film is higher than 90%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Publication date: January 21, 2016
    Inventors: Nyan-Hwa TAI, Chi-Young LEE, Ping-Yen HSIEH
  • Patent number: 9236595
    Abstract: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly, the electrode assembly including electrode plates and a separator interposed between the electrode plates, at least one of the electrode plates including a coated part, the coated part including a metallic plate having an active material coated thereon, and an uncoated part, the uncoated part including a metallic plate without active material coated thereon, the uncoated part including a folding line in the uncoated part, and a folding part with an end portion folded with respect to the folding line; and a current collector electrically contacting the folding part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignees: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD., ROBERT BOSCH GmbH
    Inventors: Chi-Young Lee, Sang-Eun Cheon, Seok-Yoon Yoo, Yoon-Tai Kwak, Dong-Wook Kim, Jong-Seok Moon, Sang-Dae Hwang, Tatsuya Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 9224896
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion material is disclosed in the present invention and comprises at least a cone material. The cone material is composed of an isomer and comprises a plurality of grains. The sizes of the grains are arranged from smaller ones to larger ones along a direction. In the meantime, a method for fabricating the above photoelectric conversion material is also disclosed here. The method comprises the following steps. First, a precursor is provided. The precursor comprises at least a cone material and the cone material is a multilayer structured material, such as sodium titanate and potassium titanate, formed by stacking first materials and second materials. And then, the precursor is annealed to let the second materials leave from the cone material, and the cone material becomes the above photoelectric conversion material with a plurality of grains.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: National Tsing Hua University
    Inventors: Chi-Young Lee, Hsin-Tien Chiu, Po-Chin Chen, Min-Chiao Tsai
  • Publication number: 20150349317
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode and a second electrode, electrode terminals electrically coupled to the electrode assembly, a case for accommodating the electrode assembly, and a cap plate installed at an opening of the case to seal the case, the cap plate including terminal holes terminal holes. Each of the electrode terminals includes a rivet terminal at a terminal hole of the cap plate, the rivet terminal being electrically coupled to the electrode assembly, a plate terminal outside of the cap plate, the plate terminal being electrically coupled to the rivet terminal, and a lead terminal that is elongated toward a lateral side of the plate terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2014
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Inventors: Sang-Won BYUN, Chi-Young LEE, Kwan-Hyung LEE
  • Patent number: 9189835
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for robust estimation of a non-uniform motion blur that may reduce an amount of the non-uniform motion blur information, that is, a number of homographies by estimating non-uniform motion blur information about a blur in a predetermined area, thereby reducing an amount of time needed to remove the non-uniform motion blur, and may improve accuracy and stability of the non-uniform motion blur information by estimating homographies for an input image while increasing a number of the homographies, iteratively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., POSTECH ACADEMY-INDUSTRY FOUNDATION POHANG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jung Uk Cho, Seung Yong Lee, Young Su Moon, Shi Hwa Lee, Chi Young Lee, Sung Hyun Cho, Ho Jin Cho
  • Patent number: 9178204
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery includes: a case; an electrode assembly housed in the case and including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode, the first electrode having a coated portion coated with a first active material and an uncoated portion absent the first active material; a safety assembly including a first electric conductive plate and a first supporting protrusion extending from the first electric conductive plate and physically coupled to the uncoated portion; a current collecting tab electrically coupling the electrode assembly with the terminal and physically coupled to the uncoated portion; and a first auxiliary plate physically coupled to the uncoated portion at a surface of the uncoated portion opposite to where the first supporting protrusion is physically coupled to the uncoated portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignees: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd., Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Jong-Seok Moon, Seok-Yoon Yoo, Chi-Young Lee, Yoon-Tai Kwak, Yong-Sam Kim
  • Publication number: 20150293049
    Abstract: The present invention provides a sensing device. The sensing device at least comprises a substrate, a layer of gold material and a layer of diamond nanowires, in which the layer of gold material is disposed on the substrate and the layer of diamond nanowires is disposed on the layer of gold material. A method of fabricating the abovementioned sensing device is also disclosed in the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2014
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Inventors: Shalini JAYAKUMAR, Chi-Young LEE, I-Nan LIN