Patents by Inventor Ching-Tsai Pan

Ching-Tsai Pan 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: 9887632
    Abstract: A step-up ripple free converter applied to achieve a characteristic of zero-ripple voltage, which ripple voltage is near zero, includes a ripple-regulating component, a power isolating and converting unit, a power switch, first to fourth capacitors, an auxiliary inductor, a first rectifying switch, and a second rectifying switch. The power isolating and converting unit is electrically connected to the ripple-filtering inductor, and includes a plurality of windings for separating the step-up ripple free converter into an input stage and an output stage. The power switch, the first capacitor, and the second capacitor are arranged at the input stage and are electrically connected to the power isolating and converting unit. The third capacitor, the fourth capacitor, the first rectifying switch, and the second rectifying switch are arranged at the output stage and are electrically connected to the power isolating and converting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignees: ALLIS ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ching-Tsai Pan, Ming-Chieh Cheng
  • Patent number: 9887629
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a pulsating current ripple cancelling circuit and a power converting system using the same cancelling circuit. The pulsating current ripple cancelling circuit includes a first transformer having a primary winding side and a secondary winding side; a second transformer having a primary winding side and a secondary winding side, wherein the primary winding side of the second transformer is electrically coupled with the primary winding side of the first transformer; a first diode electrically coupled with the secondary winding side of the first transformer; a first equivalent capacitor combination electrically coupled with the primary winding side of the first transformer; and a second equivalent capacitor combination electrically coupled with the secondary winding side of the second transformer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: National Tsing Hua University
    Inventors: Ching-Tsai Pan, Ming-Chieh Cheng
  • Patent number: 9831785
    Abstract: A step-up/down DC converter applied to achieve a characteristic of zero-ripple voltage, which ripple voltage is near zero, is disclosed. The converter includes a ripple-filtering inductor, a power isolating and converting unit, a power switch, a first inductor, a first capacitor, a second capacitor, and a rectifying switch. The power isolating and converting unit comprises windings for isolation an input stage connected to a power source from an output stage connected to a load. The power switch, the first inductor, and the first capacitor are arranged at the input stage, and the second capacitor and the rectifying switch are arranged at the output stage. The ripple-filtering inductor, which may be arranged at the input or output stage, and the first inductor divide the power supplied from the power source, thus the voltage drop of the first inductor is reduced for smoothing the ripple voltage at the output stage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignees: ALLIS ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ching-Tsai Pan, Ming-Chieh Cheng, Yen-Shin Lai
  • Publication number: 20170163166
    Abstract: An AC-AC voltage transformation device is provide, which includes: a first diode (D1), its positive electrode connects to one end of a (AC) power source; a second diode (D2), its negative electrode connects to the joint of D1 and the power source; a third diode (D3), its positive electrode connects to the other end of the power source; a fourth diode (D4), its negative electrode connects to the joint of D3 and the power source, and its positive electrode connects to the positive electrode of D2; a transformer (10), its primary side has a first coil (N1) and a second coil (N2), wherein N1 connects to the negative electrode of D1, and N2 connects to the negative electrode of D3, and its secondary side connects to a load; an electrode switch (SW), one end thereof connects to the joint of D2 and D4, and the other end thereof connects to the joint of N1 and N2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2014
    Publication date: June 8, 2017
    Inventors: CHING-TSAI PAN, PO-YEN CHEN, TA-SHENG HUNG
  • Patent number: 9667160
    Abstract: A step-down DC converter configured to smooth ripple voltage. The step-down DC converter includes a ripple-filtering inductor, a power isolating and converting unit, a power switch, a first capacitor, a second capacitor, a first rectifying switch, a second rectifying switch, and a first inductor. The power isolating and converting unit includes a plurality of windings for separating the step-down-DC converter into an input stage and an output stage. The power switch and the first capacitor are arranged at the input stage, and the first capacitor is connected to the power switch. The second capacitor, the first rectifying switch, the rectifying switch, and the first inductor are arranged at the output stage, the second capacitor is connected to one terminal of the first inductor, and the other terminal of the first inductor is connected to the first rectifying switch and the second rectifying switch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignees: ALLIS ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ching-Tsai Pan, Ming-Chieh Cheng
  • Publication number: 20160380549
    Abstract: An AC-AC power source conversion device, comprising a rectifier circuit (10), an active power factor correction circuit (20), an automatic charge pumping circuit (30) and an inverter circuit (40), wherein the rectifier circuit is connected to an AC power source (100), receives the electric energy therefrom, and then converts the same into the DC electric energy for output; the active power factor correction circuit is connected to the rectifier circuit, receives the electric energy therefrom, and outputs the same after promoting a power factor; the automatic charging pumping circuit is connected to the active power factor correction circuit, receives the electric energy therefrom, and then adjusts and outputs same; and the inverter circuit is connected to the automatic charge pumping circuit and a load (200), receives the electric energy therefrom, converts same into the AC electric energy, and then outputs same to the load.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2014
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventors: CHING-TSAI PAN, PO-YEN CHEN, TA-SHENG HUNG
  • Publication number: 20160301315
    Abstract: A flyback AC-DC conversion device and the conversion method thereof are provided. The device includes a rectifier circuit (R), an electronic switch (SW) and a flyback transformer (10) and an automatic charge pumping circuit (20), wherein the flyback transformer (10) is provided with a primary side and a secondary side, wherein the primary side is electrically connected to the rectifier circuit (R) and the electronic switch (SW); and one side of the automatic charge pumping circuit (20) is electrically connected to the secondary side of the flyback transformer (10), and the other side thereof is electrically connected to a load (200) so as to improve the conversion efficiency of a power source and be capable of restraining the ripple of an output voltage. Additionally, further disclosed is a power conversion method for the flyback AC-DC conversion device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2014
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Inventors: Ching-tsai PAN, Po-yen CHEN, Ta-sheng HUNG
  • Publication number: 20160301299
    Abstract: An isolated AC-DC conversion device is provided, which include a rectifier circuit (10), an active power factor correction circuit (20), an isolated transformer (30) and an automatic charge pump circuit (40). The rectifier circuit is connected to an AC power source (100) to receive electrical energy outputted from the AC power source, convert the electrical energy to DC electrical energy and output the DC electrical energy. The active power factor correction circuit is connected to the output terminal of the rectifier circuit to receive the DC electrical energy outputted by the rectifier circuit, increase the power factor, and then output the DC electrical energy. The primary side of the isolation transformer is connected to the active power factor correction circuit. One side of the automatic charge pump circuit is electrically connected to the secondary side of the isolation transformer, and the other side is connected to a load (200).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2014
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Inventors: CHING-TSAI PAN, PO-YEN CHEN, TA-SHENG HUNG
  • Publication number: 20160285383
    Abstract: A power conversion device is provided, which includes a first inductor (L1), switch assembly (20), diode (D), first capacitor (C1), second inductor (L2) and a second capacitor (C2). One end of the first capacitor is connected to the positive terminal (12) of a DC power source (300). One end of the switch assembly is connected to the other end of the first inductor, and the other end is connected to the negative terminal (14) of the DC power source. The positive electrode of the diode is connected to the switch assembly. One end of the first capacitor is connected to the negative electrode of the diode. The second inductor is connected in parallel with the first capacitor. The second capacitor is connected in parallel with a load (200), one end of the capacitor is connected to the second inductor, and the other end is connected to the negative terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2014
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Inventors: CHING-TSAI PAN, PO-YEN CHEN, TA-SHENG HUNG
  • Patent number: 9455634
    Abstract: A power conversion apparatus, which converts power of a DC power supply and provides it to the loading, includes a transformer, an electronic switch, a leakage energy recycling circuit, and a output circuit. The transformer has a primary winding, which receives the power, and a secondary winding, which outputs the converted power. An end of the electronic switch is electrically connected to the primary winding; another end thereof is electrically connected to the DC power supply. The leakage energy recycling circuit is electrically connected to the primary winding, and repeatedly and alternatively outputs power of positive and negative voltage. The circuit receives and stores leakage energy of the transformer, and feedbacks it to the transformer. The output circuit is electrically connected to the secondary winding to receive the converted power and to provide it to the loading.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: HEP TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Po-Yen Chen, Ching-Tsai Pan, Ta-Sheng Hung
  • Patent number: 9419525
    Abstract: An isolated power conversion apparatus includes an isolation transformer and an auto charge pump circuit. The isolation transformer has a primary side and a second side, wherein the primary side is electrically connected to a pulsed power supply, and the secondary side has a first end and a second end; the auto charge pump circuit electrically connects the isolation transformer to a loading to improve power conversion efficiency and suppress output voltage ripples.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: HEP TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ching-Tsai Pan, Po-Yen Chen, Ta-Sheng Hung
  • Patent number: 9343956
    Abstract: A passive power factor correction circuit includes: a DC capacitor and an input capacitor, coupled to a rectifying circuit and charged by a DC voltage from the rectifying circuit; an output capacitor, coupled to a load; first diode and a second diode, coupled to the input capacitor and the output capacitor; and an inductor, coupled to the load, the input capacitor and the output capacitor. Charging into and discharging from the DC capacitor are completed within a half cycle of an input AC voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Wen-Tien Tsai, Ching-Ran Lee, Po-Yen Chen, Ching-Tsai Pan
  • Patent number: 9257904
    Abstract: A direct current (DC) conversion circuit suitable for driving a load comprises a buck-boost converter, a resonant stage circuit and an output stage circuit. The buck-boost converter has two input ends receiving a first DC signal, and two output ends outputting a second DC signal. The resonant stage circuit has two input ends receiving the second DC signal. The resonant stage circuit converts the second DC signal to energy and further converts the energy to a negative voltage by a resonance effect. The resonant stage circuit has two input ends outputting the energy. The output stage circuit has two input ends receiving the energy to store the energy, and two output ends outputting energy to the load.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2016
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Wen-Tien Tsai, Ching-Ran Lee, Po-Yen Chen, Ching-Tsai Pan
  • Publication number: 20160006357
    Abstract: A power conversion apparatus, which converts power of a DC power supply and provides it to the loading, includes a transformer, an electronic switch, a leakage energy recycling circuit, and a output circuit. The transformer has a primary winding, which receives the power, and a secondary winding, which outputs the converted power. An end of the electronic switch is electrically connected to the primary winding; another end thereof is electrically connected to the DC power supply. The leakage energy recycling circuit is electrically connected to the primary winding, and repeatedly and alternatively outputs power of positive and negative voltage. The circuit receives and stores leakage energy of the transformer, and feedbacks it to the transformer. The output circuit is electrically connected to the secondary winding to receive the converted power and to provide it to the loading.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2014
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Inventors: Po-Yen CHEN, Ching-Tsai PAN, Ta-Sheng HUNG
  • Patent number: 9203297
    Abstract: An AC/DC converter includes a rectifier circuit and an active power factor correction circuit. The rectifier circuit is electrically connected to a power supply, and is used to convert an alternate current into a direct current, wherein the rectifier circuit has a positive output and a negative output for sending out the direct current. The active power factor correction circuit electrically connects the rectifier circuit and a loading, wherein the active power factor correction circuit is used to suppress voltage ripples provided to the loading.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: HEP TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ching-Tsai Pan, Po-Yen Chen, Ta-Sheng Hung
  • Patent number: 9190904
    Abstract: A DC conversion circuit in the disclosure includes a buck-boost converter and a resonant stage circuit. The buck-boost converter has two input ends, a negative output end and a positive output end. The buck-boost converter receives a first DC signal via its two input ends, and outputs a second DC signal via its two output ends. The resonant stage circuit has two input ends and two output ends. The resonant stage circuit receives the second DC signal via its two input ends, converts the second DC signal into energy for power charging, and outputs the energy to a load via its two output ends. Then, the resonant stage circuit converts the energy, which is used for power charging, to form a negative voltage by a resonance effect, and outputs the energy to the load via its two output ends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Wen-Tien Tsai, Ching-Ran Lee, Po-Yen Chen, Ching-Tsai Pan
  • Publication number: 20150326105
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a pulsating current ripple cancelling circuit and a power converting system using the same cancelling circuit. The pulsating current ripple cancelling circuit includes a first transformer having a primary winding side and a secondary winding side; a second transformer having a primary winding side and a secondary winding side, wherein the primary winding side of the second transformer is electrically coupled with the primary winding side of the first transformer; a first diode electrically coupled with the secondary winding side of the first transformer; a first equivalent capacitor combination electrically coupled with the primary winding side of the first transformer; and a second equivalent capacitor combination electrically coupled with the secondary winding side of the second transformer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2015
    Publication date: November 12, 2015
    Applicant: NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Ching-Tsai PAN, Ming-Chieh CHENG
  • Publication number: 20150280580
    Abstract: A power conversion apparatus, which converts power of a DC power supply and provides it to a plurality of loadings, includes a transformer, an electronic switch, a leakage energy recycling circuit, and a plurality of output circuits. The transformer has a plurality of primary windings, which receives the power, and a plurality of secondary windings, which outputs the converted power. One end of the electronic switch is electrically connected to the primary windings; the other end thereof is electrically connected to the DC power supply. The leakage energy recycling circuit is electrically connected to the primary windings, and repeatedly and alternatively outputs the powers of positive and negative voltage. The circuit receives and stores leakage energy of the transformer, and feedbacks it to the transformer. The output circuits are electrically connected to the secondary windings to receive the converted power and to provide it to the loadings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2015
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Inventors: PO-YEN CHEN, CHING-TSAI PAN, TA- SHENG Hung
  • Patent number: 9093898
    Abstract: The present invention provides a buck converter with single stage. The buck converter includes a buck device, a semiconductor component coupled to the buck device, a first resonance circuit coupled to the semiconductor component for adjusting operation time constant, and a second resonance circuit coupled to the first resonance circuit for suppressing ripple. The present invention controls the actuation time of circuit architecture change through LC resonance circuit timing means, automatically changes circuit architecture without active element, is balanced automatically without control energy, and simplifies circuit design. The present invention is characteristic of negative voltage source, which overcomes problems of load voltage potential barrier, and realizes a circuit design of sharing the energy storage and the filtering elements, so as to achieve fast input response, low output ripple and long service life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Po-Yen Chen, Ching-Tsai Pan
  • Publication number: 20150171746
    Abstract: A buck-type DC-to-DC converter and a method of operating the same are provided. The converter includes: an active switch electrically connected to an input power source having an input voltage; a diode having two terminals electrically connected to the active switch and the input power source, respectively; a resonant circuit connected in parallel with the diode and including a capacitor and a resonant inductor connected in series with the capacitor; and an output inductor electrically connected to the resonant circuit and connected in series with a load electrically connected to the resonant circuit. The active switch and the diode are switched in an on-state or an off-state according to different working modes. The active switch is switched from the off-state to the on-state by a switching voltage less than the input voltage. The diode is switched from the on-state to the off-state by a switching current equal to zero.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2014
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Inventors: Ching-Tsai Pan, Jing-Hao Wang