Patents by Inventor Hua Gu

Hua Gu 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: 20190146145
    Abstract: An ultra-narrow bezel backlight module is provided in the present application, including a light guide plate, a light source, a light-shielding layer and an optical film set, wherein the light source is an edge type light source, and is disposed at a light incident end of the light guide plate, the optical film set is disposed on a light emitting surface of an upper surface of the light guide plate, the light-shielding layer is adhered to an edge and an end surface of an upper surface of the optical film set and is wrapped to an end surfaces of each non-light incident ends and an edge of a lower surface of the light guide plate. A display panel is also provided in the present application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventor: Hua GU
  • Patent number: 10285548
    Abstract: A surface cleaning apparatus includes a base unit configured to be moved over a surface to be cleaned, an upper unit coupled with the base unit, and a handle coupled with the upper unit and moveable between a folded position and an upright position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: BISSELL Homecare, Inc.
    Inventors: Yong Jian Gu, Jian Hua Tang, Ying Chun Wong, Jincheng Xia, Shuhong Xue
  • Publication number: 20190118402
    Abstract: An oscillatory power tool that is capable of using various types of cutting tools is disclosed. The power tool includes an output shaft for mounting one of the cutting tools and driving the cutting tool in an oscillating rotary motion. An end of the output shaft has a driving section for engaging with a securing section of the cutting tool. The power tool further includes a fastener connected to the output shaft at the end and connectable to the securing section of the cutting tool for fastening the cutting tool to the end of the output shaft. The driving section has a fitting surface for contacting a surface of the securing section. Through a close fit between the friction surface and the surface of the securing section, the power tool can be connected with different types of cutting tools, which greatly improves the universality and convenience of the power tool.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Applicant: POSITEC POWER TOOLS (SUZHOU) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Warren Brown, Harry Szommer, Graham Gerhardt, Hua Gu, Haiquan Wu, Hui Li
  • Publication number: 20190010347
    Abstract: Fusing nanowire inks are described that can also comprise a hydrophilic polymer binder, such as a cellulose based binder. The fusing nanowire inks can be deposited onto a substrate surface and dried to drive the fusing process. Transparent conductive films can be formed with desirable properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Ying-Syi Li, Xiqiang Yang, Yu Kambe, Xiaofeng Chen, Hua Gu, Steven Michael LAm, Melanie Maniko Inouye, Arthur Yung-Chi Cheng, Alex Da Zhang Tan, Christopher Steven Scully, Ajay Virkar
  • Patent number: 10139375
    Abstract: A method for monitoring quality of a hydraulic fluid in an electro-hydraulic (EH) valve is disclosed. The method includes applying predetermined signal to a solenoid coil, surrounding a pusher pin in EH valve, to facilitate oscillation of a pusher pin in EH valve to change static friction between the pusher pin and a cavity of EH valve, to dynamic friction. EH valve includes a housing defining the cavity having an end wall. Cavity slidably receiving the pusher pin having a first end and a second end. The hydraulic fluid is received between the first end of the pusher pin and the end wall. The oscillation of the pusher pin generates an acoustic wave that propagates through the hydraulic fluid. The method further includes determining the quality of the hydraulic fluid based on one or more characteristics of the acoustic wave detected by an acoustic sensor positioned on the end wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Caterpillar Inc.
    Inventors: Xinyu Ge, Hua Gu
  • Publication number: 20180335118
    Abstract: An oscillating power tool, including a housing; a motor; a drive shaft driven by the motor; an output shaft driven by the drive shaft; a transmission mechanism for converting rotary motion of the drive shaft into oscillation of the output shaft, wherein the transmission mechanism includes an eccentric device mounted on the drive shaft and a shifting fork assembly connecting the eccentric device with the output shaft; the eccentric device includes at least two drive members, the shifting fork assembly includes a shifting fork member connected to the output shaft and a supporting member movably connected to the shifting fork member, the supporting member includes a matching portion, the oscillating power tool further includes an adjusting mechanism disposed in the housing, and the adjusting mechanism operably adjusts the supporting member to move, such that the matching portion is selectively abutted against different drive members.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Hua Gu, Tianhong Ju, Gangliang Cheng
  • Publication number: 20180334282
    Abstract: The present invention provides a jointed package corner protector, which includes corner plates (1) each of which is formed, in two opposite, upper and lower, ends thereof, with first through holes (11) that are perpendicular to a lengthwise direction of the corner plates (1) and a joint sheath (31) that is formed with second through holes (311) that correspond to the first through holes (11) formed in an upper end of a lower-side corner plate (1) of two corner plates (1) that are arranged adjacent to each other as being respectively set at upper and lower sides and the first through holes (11) formed in a lower end of the upper-side corner plate (1) so that button fasteners (33) may be set to penetrate through corresponding ones of the first through holes (11) and the second through holes (311) to connect the two adjacent corner plates (1) of the upper and lower sides to the joint sheath (31), whereby easy variation of a length of the package corner protector can be achieved accommodate stacked heights of di
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Hua Gu, Zhongjie Liu
  • Publication number: 20180312809
    Abstract: The invention provides an isolated, purified population of human cells comprising CD8+ T cells with reduced Cbl-b activity. The invention provides uses of such cells in methods for inducing or enhancing an anti-tumor immune response in a subject. These methods comprise: (a) providing a cell population, from a subject or from another source, which comprises CD8+ T cells, (b) reducing Cbl-b activity in the CD8+ T-cells, (c) administering the cells of step (b) to the subject. The invention provides methods for making CD8+ T cells that do not require stimulation through a co-receptor in order for the cell to become activated or proliferated in response to contact via its T cell receptor. Such methods are based upon reducing function of Cbl-b. The invention also provides methods for identifying agents which affect Cbl-b expression or activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Inventors: Hua GU, Richard HODES, Jeffrey J. CHIANG, Ihnkyung JANG
  • Patent number: 10100213
    Abstract: Fusing nanowire inks are described that can also comprise a hydrophilic polymer binder, such as a cellulose based binder. The fusing nanowire inks can be deposited onto a substrate surface and dried to drive the fusing process. Transparent conductive films can be formed with desirable properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: C3Nano Inc.
    Inventors: Ying-Syi Li, Xiqiang Yang, Yu Kambe, Xiaofeng Chen, Hua Gu, Steven Michael Lam, Melanie Mariko Inouye, Authur Yung-Chi Cheng, Alex Da Zhang Tan, Christopher Steven Scully, Ajay Virkar
  • Patent number: 10053064
    Abstract: A braking system for controlling braking of a machine is disclosed. The braking system includes a first set of sensors to detect a first set of information indicative of operational characteristics of an engine and a transmission system. The braking system includes a second set of sensors to detect a second set of information indicative of a load of the machine and a profile of a work surface. The braking system includes a receiving unit to receive a third set of information indicative of a predefined route of the machine. The braking system includes a controller configured to control an actuator for opening and closing of an exhaust port for engine braking, and to control a valve for achieving a predetermined gear-ratio during the engine braking, based on the first set of information, the second set of information, and the third set of information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Caterpillar Inc.
    Inventors: Xinyu Ge, Hua Gu
  • Publication number: 20180207922
    Abstract: A method of transferring nanomaterials with sugar, the method including: depositing a colloidal sugar layer on a first substrate; pressing a second substrate and a nanomaterial layer located on the second substrate on the colloidal sugar layer, wherein the nanomaterial layer is adhered to the colloidal sugar layer; solidifying the colloidal sugar layer into a solid sugar layer; tearing the second substrate; locating a fourth substrate on the nanomaterial layer; placing the first substrate, the solid sugar layer, the nanomaterial layer and the fourth substrate in a solvent, wherein the solid sugar layer is dissolved in the solvent, and the nanomaterial layer is detached from the first substrate and attached to the fourth substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: LI-NA ZHANG, XIAO-RUI ZHANG, XIAO-HUA GU, KAI-LI JIANG, SHOU-SHAN FAN
  • Publication number: 20180179410
    Abstract: Optically transparent films can comprise a coating of nanodiamonds to introduce desirable properties, such as hardness, good thermal conductivity and an increased dielectric constant. In general, transparent conductive films can be formed with desirable property enhancing nanoparticles included in a transparent conductive layer and/or in a coating layer. Property enhancing nanoparticles can be formed from materials having a large hardness parameter, a large thermal conductivity and/or a large dielectric constant. Suitable polymers are incorporated as a binder in the layers with the property enhancing nanoparticles. The coatings with property enhancing nanoparticles can be solution coated and corresponding solutions are described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Ajay Virkar, Faraz Azadi Manzour, Xiqiang Yang, Hua Gu
  • Patent number: 9958061
    Abstract: A method for controlling a variator system of a machine is disclosed. The method includes storing a plurality of work cycle patterns associated with an operation of the machine in a memory module of a control system, and determining operating parameters of the machine based on inputs from a plurality of machine sensors. The method further includes classifying the current work segment as one of the plurality of predetermined work segments and determining an error value based on an actual output speed and a desired output speed of the variator. The method further includes determining a closed-loop gain value corresponding to the current work segment and the error value. The method further includes implementing the determined closed-loop gain and the determined current range to the actuator to adjust position of a swash plate of the variator, to control an output speed of the variator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Caterpillar Inc.
    Inventors: Xinyu Ge, Hua Gu
  • Patent number: 9951311
    Abstract: The invention provides an isolated, purified population of human cells comprising CD8+ T cells with reduced Cbl-b activity. The invention provides uses of such cells in methods for inducing or enhancing an anti-tumor immune response in a subject. These methods comprise: (a) providing a cell population, from a subject or from another source, which comprises CD8+ T cells, (b) reducing Cbl-b activity in the CD8+ T-cells, (c) administering the cells of step (b) to the subject. The invention provides methods for making CD8+ T cells that do not require stimulation through a co-receptor in order for the cell to become activated or proliferated in response to contact via its T cell receptor. Such methods are based upon reducing function of Cbl-b. The invention also provides methods for identifying agents which affect Cbl-b expression or activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignees: THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
    Inventors: Hua Gu, Richard Hodes, Jeffrey J. Chiang, Ihnkyung Jang
  • Publication number: 20180093791
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a packing box for carrying liquid crystal panels. The packing box includes an outer body and two bearing trays received within the outer body. Each of the bearing trays includes a body and a plurality of clips arranged periodically. The body includes a first surface and a second surface back to the first surface. The clip protrudes from the first surface toward the second surface. The clip includes a recess portion on a top portion of the first surface and a protrusion portion on the second surface. A hub is arranged on a bottom of the recess portion, and the hub extends toward an internal of the protrusion portion. When the two bearing trays are stacked, the protrusion portion of the bearing trays on a top layer inserts into the hub of the other bearing tray to abut against a wall of the hub.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Applicant: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hua GU, Zhongjie LIU
  • Publication number: 20180059069
    Abstract: A method for monitoring quality of a hydraulic fluid in an electro-hydraulic (EH) valve is disclosed. The method includes applying predetermined signal to a solenoid coil, surrounding a pusher pin in EH valve, to facilitate oscillation of a pusher pin in EH valve to change static friction between the pusher pin and a cavity of EH valve, to dynamic friction. EH valve includes a housing defining the cavity having an end wall. Cavity slidably receiving the pusher pin having a first end and a second end. The hydraulic fluid is received between the first end of the pusher pin and the end wall. The oscillation of the pusher pin generates an acoustic wave that propagates through the hydraulic fluid. The method further includes determining the quality of the hydraulic fluid based on one or more characteristics of the acoustic wave detected by an acoustic sensor positioned on the end wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2016
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Applicant: Caterpillar Inc.
    Inventors: Xinyu Ge, Hua Gu
  • Publication number: 20180043868
    Abstract: A braking system for controlling braking of a machine is disclosed. The braking system includes a first set of sensors to detect a first set of information indicative of operational characteristics of an engine and a transmission system. The braking system includes a second set of sensors to detect a second set of information indicative of a load of the machine and a profile of a work surface. The braking system includes a receiving unit to receive a third set of information indicative of a predefined route of the machine. The braking system includes a controller configured to control an actuator for opening and closing of an exhaust port for engine braking, and to control a valve for achieving a predetermined gear-ratio during the engine braking, based on the first set of information, the second set of information, and the third set of information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Applicant: Caterpillar Inc.
    Inventors: Xinyu Ge, Hua Gu
  • Publication number: 20170232681
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a 3D printer, comprising a printing chamber, and the printing chamber comprises a printing assembly and a loading platform inside, and the printing assembly is located above the loading platform, and the printing assembly comprises a printing support and a printing head assembly and a curing lamp assembly connected on the printing support, and the printing support is moved along a printing direction, and in the printing direction, the printing head assembly is in front of the curing lamp assembly, and the printing head assembly comprises a main printing head of printing a model mainbody and a sub printing head of printing support material, and material of the model mainbody is photosensitive resin, and a printing temperature inside the printing chamber is lower than a solidification temperature of the support material, and the support material is solidified at the printing temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2015
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Applicants: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Pengbo XU, Hua GU, Mei HAN
  • Publication number: 20160369104
    Abstract: Hardcoat formulations are described that cure into interpenetrating crosslinked acrylate polymers and crosslinked epoxy polymers. The epoxy polymers can comprise polysiloxane moieties and/or aliphatic moieties. The acrylate polymers can comprise aliphatic moieties and/or urethane moieties. UV initiator compounds can be used to initiate the curing process upon exposure to UV light. The resulting hardcoat materials are found to exhibit desirable properties. The hardcoat material can be placed over sparse metal transparent conductive layers to provide protection to the conductive layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2015
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventors: Hua Gu, Xiqiang Yang, Wen Lin Kwek, Faraz Azadi Manzour, Ajay Virkar
  • Publication number: 20160369118
    Abstract: Fusing nanowire inks are described that can also comprise a hydrophilic polymer binder, such as a cellulose based binder. The fusing nanowire inks can be deposited onto a substrate surface and dried to drive the fusing process. Transparent conductive films can be formed with desirable properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2016
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventors: Ying-Syi Li, Xiqiang Yang, Yu Kambe, Xiaofeng Chen, Hua Gu, Steven Michael Lam, Melanie Mariko Inouye, Authur Yung-Chi Cheng, Alex Da Zhang Tan, Christopher Steven Scully, Ajay Virkar