Patents by Inventor Feng Gao

Feng Gao 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: 20230240359
    Abstract: An oral pouch product includes a wrapper and a filling material. The wrapper defines a cavity. The filling material is in the cavity. The filling material includes a dry mixture and a liquid mixture. The dry mixture includes a cellulosic material and a water-soluble filler. The liquid mixture includes an oil and liquid nicotine. The oil includes a triglyceride, a diglyceride, a monoglyceride, or any combination thereof. The liquid nicotine is dissolved in the oil. The filling material is free of water or includes water in an amount less than or equal to 5 weight percent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2022
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: Altria Client Services LLC
    Inventors: Baiwei CHEN, Feng GAO, Shannon M. BLACK, Shaoyong YU, Shuzhong ZHUANG, Benjamin L. RAGLAND, Rebecca M. GRAY, Fadi ALDEEK
  • Patent number: 11714334
    Abstract: An automatic focus apparatus for a camera module includes a voice coil motor and a driving unit. The voice coil motor includes a frame, a moving member with a lens, and a magnetic member. The magnetic member is positioned at a side wall of the moving member, the driving unit is positioned at a side plate of the frame. A magnetic field is generated by the driving unit and the magnetic member, the magnetic field drives the moving member with the lens to move, to achieve automatic focus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Assignee: TRIPLE WIN TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) CO. LTD.
    Inventor: Jun-Feng Gao
  • Patent number: 11712415
    Abstract: A soft, chewable and orally dissolvable and/or disintegrable product includes a biopolymer-sugar based matrix and botanical powder dispersed throughout the biopolymer-sugar based matrix. The biopolymer-sugar based matrix includes at least one biopolymer, at least one sugar and optional additives. Soft, chewable and orally dissolvable and/or disintegrable product can also include flavor beads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Assignee: Philip Morris USA Inc.
    Inventors: Feng Gao, Shalva Gedevanishvili, Shengsheng Liu, Munmaya K. Mishra, William R. Sweeney, Randall Baren, Qinglin Li, Darin Colassaco, Salem Chouchane
  • Publication number: 20230188184
    Abstract: A method for generating a codebook based on a discrete cosine transform, suitable for an electronic device with a plurality of antennas is provided, including: generating an identity matrix, and the size of the identity matrix is related to the number of antennas of the electronic device; inputting a plurality of column vectors of the identity matrix into a discrete cosine transform formula to calculate a plurality of codeword elements corresponding to the column vectors; generating a plurality of codewords corresponding to the column vectors, the codewords corresponding to the column vectors comprise the codeword elements corresponding to the column vectors; multiplying the codewords by a coefficient related to the number of antennas; determining whether the calculation of all the codewords has been completed; and completing the codebook.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2021
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Sau-Gee CHEN, Guo Feng GAO, Kun Lin CHAN, Shi-Yang CHEN
  • Patent number: 11668561
    Abstract: An apparatus associated with an analysis of a thin film layer comprises two layer structures (100, 102) with a cavity (104) therebetween, and an opening (110) through one of the layer structures (102) to the cavity (104), the cavity (104) being configured to receive, through the opening (110), material used to form a thin film layer (900) inside the cavity (104). At least one of the two layer structures (100, 102) comprises at least one positional indicator (108) for an analysis associated with the thin film layer (900).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2023
    Assignee: CHIPMETRICS OY
    Inventors: Riikka Puurunen, Feng Gao
  • Publication number: 20230150117
    Abstract: A robotic system includes a support structure, a platform, a center serial chain, outer serial chains, motors, a sensor, and a control module. The center serial chain connects a center of the platform to the support structure and includes first joints connected to a linear sliding shaft. The outer serial chains are disposed radially outward of the center serial chain. Each of the outer serial chains includes second joints connecting a bar to the platform and the supporting structure. The motors are connected to the outer serial chains. The sensor is connected to the platform and detects at least one of force or torque applied by a human operator on the platform and generates a signal indicative thereof. The control module controls the motors based on the signal to assist the human operator in at least one of moving or rotating the platform.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2021
    Publication date: May 18, 2023
    Applicant: Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    Inventors: Qiao SUN, Xianbao CHEN, Jing SUN, Dalong GAO, Feng GAO, Ningjian HUANG
  • Publication number: 20230150118
    Abstract: A robotic system includes a support structure, a motor mount assembly, first and second parallel chains, a serial translation assembly, a sensor and a control module. The motor mount assembly includes rotary motors, where the rotary motors include a first rotary motor and a second rotary motor. The first and second parallel chains are connected to the movable platform, the rotary motors and the motor mount assembly. The serial translation assembly is connected to the supporting structure and the motor mount assembly and includes a linear actuator and a third rotary motor. The sensor is connected to the movable platform and detects force applied by a human operator on the movable platform and generates a signal indicative of the force applied. The control module controls the rotary motors and the third rotary motor based on the signal to assist the human operator in moving the movable platform.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2021
    Publication date: May 18, 2023
    Applicant: Shanghai JiaoTong University
    Inventors: Qiao SUN, Xianbao CHEN, Jing SUN, Feng GAO, Dalong GAO, Ningjian HUANG
  • Patent number: 11645495
    Abstract: The present invention discloses an edge calculation-oriented reparametric neural network architecture search method, including the following steps: S1: designing linear operators and multi-branch block structures; S2: constructing a hypernetwork by stacking the multi-branch block structures; S3: training the hypernetwork through a gradient-based first-stage search algorithm; S4: deleting redundant branches in the hypernetwork to construct an optimal subnetwork; S5: converting the multi-branch optimal subnetwork into a single-branch network; and S6: completing task reasoning by using the single-branch network. The method is used to search the neural network structure capable of performing reparameterization, and ensures the reasoning real-time performance and the high efficiency of model operation while ensuring the reasoning precision.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: Zhejiang Lab
    Inventors: Feng Gao, Wenyuan Bai
  • Publication number: 20230138009
    Abstract: A method for forming a semiconductor structure includes forming a gate structure on a substrate, performing a deposition process to form a nitride layer to cover the substrate and the gate structure, performing an in-situ annealing process to the nitride layer, and performing an anisotropic etching process to the nitride layer after the in-situ annealing process to form a spacer on a sidewall of the gate structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2021
    Publication date: May 4, 2023
    Applicant: United Semiconductor (Xiamen) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Wu, Shih-Hsien Huang, WEN YI TAN, FENG GAO
  • Publication number: 20230121049
    Abstract: A soluble fiber lozenge in includes a body that is partially or wholly receivable in an oral cavity. The body includes a soluble-fiber matrix and one or more additives in the soluble-fiber matrix. A soluble fiber lozenge provided herein includes at least 40 weight percent of soluble fiber. Soluble fiber in soluble fiber lozenge can include maltodextrin. The soluble fiber lozenge is adapted to release one or more additives from the body when the body is received within the oral cavity of a consumer and exposed to saliva. A method of making soluble fiber lozenges includes forming a molten mixture of at least 40 weight percent soluble fiber, one or more additives, and less than 15 weight percent water while maintaining a mixture temperature of less than 200° C. and portioning the molten mixture into a plurality of soluble fiber lozenges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2022
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Applicant: Altria Client Services LLC
    Inventors: Feng GAO, Diane L. GEE, Shuzhong ZHUANG, Phillip M. HULAN, William J. BURKE, Gerd KOBAL
  • Patent number: 11629589
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a ferromagnetic object detection device and a method for detecting a tubing coupling. The ferromagnetic object detection device includes a support tube, a magnetic field generating device and a magnetic detection device. The support tube includes a space penetrating in a first direction; the magnetic field generating device is located on an outer sidewall of the support tube and configured to generate a magnetic field; the magnetic field detection device includes a first magnetic field detection element, a second magnetic field detection element and a third magnetic field detection element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: Yantai Jereh Petroleum Equipment & Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Haojie Lin, Xin Wang, Haiping Xing, Feng Gao, Shouzhe Li, Kai Wang, Mingxing Li
  • Publication number: 20230094995
    Abstract: An oral tobacco product includes a body that is wholly receivable in an oral cavity. The body includes a mouth-stable polymer matrix and tobacco fibers embedded in the mouth-stable polymer matrix. The oral tobacco product can be formed by extruding a mixture of mouth-stable polymer and tobacco fibers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2022
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Applicant: Altria Client Services LLC
    Inventors: Feng Gao, Frank Scott Atchley, Gregory James Griscik, Christopher Joseph Dinovi, Phillip M. Hulan, Diane L. Gee, Munmaya K. Mishra, James Arthur Strickland
  • Publication number: 20230097809
    Abstract: An oral product includes a body that is wholly receivable in an oral cavity. The body includes a mouth-stable polymer matrix, cellulosic fibers embedded in the mouth-stable polymer matrix, and a mouth-soluble binder dispersed in the mouth-stable polymer matrix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2022
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Applicant: Altria Client Services LLC
    Inventors: Feng GAO, Frank Scott ATCHLEY, Gregory James GRISCIK, Christopher Joseph DINOVI, Phillip M. HULAN, Diane L. GEE, Jason FLORA, Shuzhong ZHUANG
  • Publication number: 20230098121
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a method for prognosis management based on medical information of a patient, a device, and a medium. The method includes acquiring, by a processor, medical information of the patient at a first time. The method further includes receiving the medical information of the patient at a first time. The method may further include predicting, by a processor, a progression condition of an object associated with the patient at a second time based on the acquired medical information of the first time. The progression condition is indicative of a prognosis risk, and the second time is after the first time. The method may also include outputting the predicted progression condition to an information management system. The method is helpful for users to understand the potential prognosis risk of the object at the second time to aid users in making treatment decisions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2021
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Applicant: Shenzhen Keya Medical Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Feng Gao, Hao-Yu Yang, Yue Pan, Youbing Yin, Qi Song
  • Publication number: 20230097133
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a method, device and a computer-readable medium for performing three-dimensional blood vessel reconstruction. The device includes an interface configured to receive a single-view two-dimensional image of a blood vessel of a patient, where the single-view two-dimensional image is a projection image acquired in a predetermined projection direction. The device further includes a processor configured to estimate three-dimensional information of the blood vessel from the single-view two-dimensional image using an inference model, and reconstruct a three-dimensional model of the blood vessel based on the three-dimensional information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Applicant: Shenzhen Keya Medical Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Junjie Bai, Shubao Liu, Youbing Yin, Feng Gao, Yue Pan, Qi Song
  • Publication number: 20230094588
    Abstract: A common beam scanning retinal imaging system comprises: a light source module (1), an adaptive optics module (2), a beam scanning module (3), a small field-of-view relay module (5), a large field-of-view relay module (6), a sight beacon module (9), a pupil monitoring module (7), a detection module (8), a control module (10) and an output module (11). The system can perform real-time correction of human eye aberration by adaptive optics technology, and realize the confocal scanning imaging function in a large field of view and the adaptive optics high-resolution imaging function in a small field of view simultaneously by the common beam synchronous scanning configuration combined with the two relay optical path structures for both the small field of view and the large field of view. The system can not only observe disease lesions in a wide range on the retina by the large field-of-view imaging, but also observe fine structures of the lesions by the small field-of-view high-resolution imaging.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Applicant: Suzhou Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Inventors: Yi HE, Guohua SHI, Feng GAO, Wen KONG, Lina XING, Wanyue LI, Jing WANG, Xin ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20230095242
    Abstract: Embodiments of the disclosure provide methods and systems for multi-modality joint analysis of a plurality of vascular images. The exemplary system may include a communication interface configured to receive the plurality of vascular images acquired using a plurality of imaging modalities. The system may further include at least one processor, configured to extract a plurality of vessel models for a vessel of interest from the plurality of vascular images. The plurality of vessel models are associated with the plurality of imaging modalities, respectively. The at least one processor is also configured to fuse the plurality of vessel models associated with the plurality of imaging modalities to generate a fused model for the vessel of interest. The at least one processor is further configured to provide a diagnostic analysis result based on the fused model of the vessel of interest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2022
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Applicant: SHENZHEN KEYA MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shubao Liu, Junjie Bai, Youbing Yin, Feng Gao, Yue Pan, Qi Song
  • Publication number: 20230099284
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a method, a system, and a computer-readable medium for prognosis management based on medical information of a patient. The method may include receiving the medical information including at least a medical image of the patient reflecting a morphology of an object associated with the patient at a first time, The method may further include predicting a progression condition of the object at a second time based on the medical information of the first time, where the progression condition is indicative of a prognosis risk, and the second time is after the first time. The method may also include generating a prognosis image at the second time reflecting the morphology of the object at the second time based on the medical information of the first time. The method may additionally include providing the progression condition of the object at the second time and the prognosis image at the second time to an information management system for presentation to a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2021
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Applicant: Shenzhen Keya Medical Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Feng Gao, Hao-Yu Yang, Yue Pan, Youbing Yin, Qi Song
  • Patent number: 11613801
    Abstract: The mask includes an evaporation surface and a glass surface facing away from the evaporation surface. The mask is provided with a plurality of evaporation holes distributed in an array. The evaporation hole penetrates the evaporation surface and the glass surface, and the evaporation hole includes a first opening on the evaporation surface and a second opening on the glass surface. An orthographic projection of the first opening on the glass surface is a first projection opening, and the first projection opening covers the second opening. An interval between the first projection opening and the second opening in a first direction of tensioning the mask is a first interval. An interval between the first projection opening and the second opening in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction is a second interval. The second interval is less than the first interval.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: KUNSHAN GO-VISIONOX OPTO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mingxing Liu, Xuliang Wang, Xuan Zhang, Shuaiyan Gan, Feng Gao
  • Publication number: 20230093281
    Abstract: This application discloses a camera module and an electronic device. The camera module includes: a bracket (100); a lens (200), where the lens (200) is disposed on the bracket (100); a substrate (300), where the substrate (300) is connected to the bracket (100); and a photosensitive chip module (400), where the photosensitive chip module (400) is disposed on the substrate (300), the photosensitive chip module (400) is electrically connected to the substrate (300), the photosensitive chip module (400) is disposed opposite to the lens (200), the photosensitive chip module (400) has a light receiving surface (410) facing the lens (200), the light receiving surface (410) is a concave surface, and the light receiving surface (410) is formed by splicing a plurality of protrusions (411) distributed in an array. This application further discloses an electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2022
    Publication date: March 23, 2023
    Inventors: Bo XU, Shiwei PENG, Feng GAO