Patents by Inventor Hua Zhang

Hua Zhang 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: 9546596
    Abstract: A silencer panel includes an acoustic absorbing material; and an enclosure surrounding the acoustic absorbing material. The enclosure includes at least one plastic, perforated side wall. A first electrostatic particle removing electrode may be associated with the enclosure to remove particles from a working fluid in conjunction with a second electrostatic particle removing electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Hua Zhang, Dale Joel Davis, Valery Ivanovich Ponyavin
  • Patent number: 9546582
    Abstract: A silencer panel section may include an acoustic absorbing material, a first enclosure surrounding the acoustic absorbing material, and a first coupler configured to couple the first enclosure to a second enclosure of an adjacent silencer panel section. A silencer panel may employ a plurality of the sections coupled together to form a single silencer panel. A silencer duct may include a frame forming a working fluid flow path, and a plurality of silencer panel mounts positioned within the frame, each silencer panel mount configured to slidingly receive a silencer panel, such as the silencer panel described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Hua Zhang, Laxmikant Merchant, Javeed Iqbaluddin Mohammed, Valery Ivanovich Ponyavin, Dinesh Venugopal Setty
  • Patent number: 9538767
    Abstract: A door mechanism for disposing on a bin body, which has an inner periphery defining an opening, includes a door panel unit configured to be pivoted to the inner periphery of the bin body to openably close the opening, a hinge unit configured to pivotally connect the door panel unit to the inner periphery of the bin body, a rotary wheel unit for controlling rotation of the hinge unit, a drive unit pivoted between the rotary wheel unit and the hinge unit, and a motor unit for driving rotation of the rotary wheel unit. When the rotary wheel unit is driven by the motor unit to rotate, the rotary wheel unit drives rotation of the drive unit which in turn drives the hinge unit to rotate said door panel unit to an open or a closed position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: Tsann Kuen (Zhangzhou) Enterprise Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wen-Lung Pai, Zhong-Hua Zhang, Yong-Mou Zhang, Jian-Ming Gao
  • Patent number: 9542470
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure may include a method and apparatus for obtaining the content in a screenshot. In the embodiments of the present disclosure, content organization information associated with the screenshot may be obtained, wherein the content organization information may include the structure and data of one or more data objects associated with the content in the screenshot. The content in the screenshot may be determined based on the content organization information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Biao Han, Sheng Bo Hou, Zhong Tian, Hua Zhang
  • Publication number: 20170002831
    Abstract: A system for discharging compressed air from a compressor includes a air distribution manifold that is in fluid communication with the compressor via a conduit and at least one discharge line that is in fluid communication with the air distribution manifold. The discharge line defines a flow path from the air distribution manifold to atmosphere. The discharge line comprises a coupling pipe that is coupled to the air distribution manifold, a sparger section that is disposed downstream from the coupling pipe and at least one restrictor plate that is disposed between the coupling pipe and the sparger section within the flow path. The restrictor plate comprises at least one aperture that provides a pressure drop of the compressed air between the air distribution manifold and the sparger section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Inventors: Hua Zhang, James Frederik den Outer, Mark Edward Heavner, Mark Patrick Hayes
  • Patent number: 9536497
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a Gamma voltage driving circuit, which comprises a voltage dividing resistor string, which comprises 2n resistors connected in series sequentially, used to divide a reference voltage into 2n Gamma voltages; wherein, n is an integer not less than 1; a reference voltage module, which provides the reference voltage for the voltage dividing resistor string; a voltage selecting module, which is used to selectively output one of the 2n Gamma voltages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology, Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Hua Zhang, Xueliang Yang
  • Patent number: 9538593
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for multiplying current of an LED light bar, which includes (1) providing a constant current driving chip that includes driving modules each having first to three pins and resistors; (2) providing an LED light bar, a power source, and a PWM control source; (3) connecting an end of one resistor to the third pin of one driving module and an opposite end grounded, connecting the first pin of the driving module to the negative terminal of the light bar, connecting the second pin of the driving module to the PWM control source, and connecting the positive terminal of the light bar to the power source; (4) repeating step (3) as necessary to have multiple driving modules electrically connected to the light bar; (5) activating the power source and the PWM control source to allow the driving modules to simultaneous drive the light bar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hua Zhang
  • Publication number: 20160376205
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a method and a system of treating biomass wastes by biochemistry-thermochemistry multi-point interconnection. The present invention applies solid, gas and liquid products of the thermochemical treatment subsystem to the biochemical treatment subsystem and applies heat produced by the biochemical treatment subsystem to the thermochemical treatment subsystem, forming multi-point and two-way interconnection between the biochemical treatment subsystem and the thermochemical treatment subsystem, thereby increasing the yield and stability of energy gas of the biochemical treatment subsystem and reducing pollution and energy consumption of the thermochemical treatment subsystem respectively. The present invention is suitable for treating biomass wastes with high and low water contents at the same time, producing soil amendment, liquid fuel and biogas, having properties of low secondary pollution and significant reduction of greenhouse gas emission and so on.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventors: Fan LYU, Pinjing HE, Liming SHAO, Hua ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20160376954
    Abstract: A turbomachine system according to an embodiment includes: a gas turbine system including a compressor component, a combustor component, and a turbine component; a mixing area for receiving an exhaust gas stream produced by the gas turbine system; a fluid injection system for injecting a fluid into the mixing area to reduce a temperature of the exhaust gas stream; and an exhaust processing system for processing the reduced temperature exhaust gas stream.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventors: Lewis Berkley Davis, JR., Gilbert Otto Kraemer, Parag Prakash Kulkarni, Hua Zhang
  • Publication number: 20160374184
    Abstract: A LED dimming circuit, configured to control a plurality of LED strings to light up at different moment in a cycle, the circuit includes several sets of LED strings connected in parallel respectively; driving circuits coupled to the LED strings and driving them to light up; control circuits coupled to the driving circuits to control the LED series to light up by inputting pulse width modulated signals to the driving circuits; the control circuit includes a voltage comparator and a delay circuit, the voltage comparator is coupled between the delay circuit and the driving circuit, each delay circuit and each driving circuit are connected in series thereof, the delay circuit converts the pulse width modulated signal to a delay signal, the voltage comparator converts the sine wave signal to a square wave or a rectangular wave signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2013
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventor: Hua ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20160362498
    Abstract: Disclosed in the present invention is an antibody specifically binding to GLP-1R and a fusion protein thereof with GLP-1. The fusion proteins can effectively bind to a human GLP-1R receptor and activate a receptor signaling pathway, thus are useful for treating diabetes, excessive weight, obesity and related disorders thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2014
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Inventors: Cheng ZHANG, Shuqian JING, Hua ZHANG, Xiaofeng WANG, Chenjiang YAO
  • Publication number: 20160365627
    Abstract: An electronic device and a protective housing are described. The electronic device has a housing body that includes a plurality of first component units and a plurality of second component units. The first component units include a first metal material, and the second component units are composed of a second isolation material and a second metal material. The plurality of first component units are arranged in a predetermined shape; the plurality of second component units are arranged at an outer edge of the predetermined shape, and the second metal material of the plurality of second component units is not connected with the first metal material of the first component units. The plurality of first component units constitute a radiating body of an antenna of the electronic device which may have an arbitrary shape, so freedom to set the antenna is raised.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Applicants: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD., BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD.
    Inventors: Hua Zhang, Aiguo Zhang, Zhishan Ye
  • Publication number: 20160348594
    Abstract: A fuel purge system for a gas turbine engine includes a fuel manifold configured to receive a liquid fuel from a fuel supply and distribute the liquid fuel to a combustor assembly. Also included is a liquid pump configured to receive a liquid from a liquid supply and distribute the liquid to the fuel manifold for pressurization of the fuel manifold during a purge operation of the combustor assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Inventors: Kenneth Eugene Selfridge, Frank Douglas Beadie, Hua Zhang
  • Publication number: 20160352052
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulating housing, contacts, a shielding plate disposed in the housing and a metallic shell. The housing includes a base and a mating tongue, the base includes a retaining portion and a supporting portion extending downwards beyond the retaining portion. The contacts have contacting portions exposing to the mating surface and legs extending downwards from the supporting portion. The shielding plate defines a pair of side latches thereof. The metallic shell is retained on the retaining portion of the base and surrounds the mating tongue to define a mating cavity between the shell and the mating tongue. The connector further includes a front shielding member covering a front face of the supporting portion and a rear shielding member covering on a rear face of the supporting portion for shielding the legs of the contacts in a front and rear direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2016
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Inventors: CHUN-MING YU, JUAN DU, GUO-HUA ZHANG
  • Patent number: 9505144
    Abstract: A piercing mechanism configured to pierce a sealing film of a bread ingredient box includes a bottom seat, a top seat disposed above the bottom seat for supporting the bread ingredient box, and a sawtooth blade disposed on an inner side of the bottom seat. A plurality of spaced-apart support units are disposed on the bottom seat, and each includes an outer support tube, an inner post inserted into the outer support tube and extending out of the bottom seat for abutting against a housing of a bread maker, an outer spring having two opposite ends respectively abutting against the top and bottom seats, and an inner spring having two opposite ends respectively abutting against the inner post and the outer support tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: Tsann Kuen (Zhangzhou) Enterprise Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Zhong-Hua Zhang
  • Patent number: 9510404
    Abstract: Related to is a backlight drive circuit and a method for driving the backlight drive circuit, and a resulting liquid crystal display device. The backlight drive circuit comprises a plurality of light emitting cells divided into several backlight partitions in an even manner; pulse dimming signal units of a same number with the backlight partitions, each of the pulse dimming signal units outputting a pulse dimming signal; and a plurality of backlight drive units, each of which is electrically connected to all of the pulse dimming signal units to receive respective pulse dimming signals output by the pulse dimming signal units, and meanwhile each of which is further electrically connected to an identical number of light emitting cells in all of the backlight partitions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hua Zhang, Fei Li
  • Publication number: 20160341093
    Abstract: An exhaust section for a gas turbine power plant including: an exhaust duct in fluid communication with exhaust gas from a gas turbine engine, wherein the exhaust gas flows through the exhaust duct along a flow direction; a catalyst supporting platform spanning a flow passage in the exhaust duct such that the exhaust gas passes through the platform, wherein the platform includes apertures having catalyst coated surfaces and the catalyst supporting platform has a front face which is no perpendicular to the flow direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2015
    Publication date: November 24, 2016
    Inventors: Hua ZHANG, David Trayhan
  • Publication number: 20160341429
    Abstract: A method of supplying liquid fuel in a gas turbine engine is provided and includes sealing a fuel manifold with a fluid in the fuel manifold. The method also includes initiating routing of a liquid fuel from a liquid fuel supply structure to the fuel manifold. The method further includes displacing the fluid disposed in the fuel manifold with the liquid fuel. The method yet further includes routing the liquid fuel and the fluid into a combustor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2015
    Publication date: November 24, 2016
    Inventors: Kenneth Eugene Selfridge, Hua Zhang
  • Patent number: 9502986
    Abstract: A voltage conversion device includes a voltage conversion unit and a control unit. The voltage conversion unit includes an input rectifier circuit, a storage capacitor, a storage inductor, a transformer, a switch, and a rectifier component. A first end of the storage inductor is electrically coupled to a first output end of the input rectifier circuit. A first end of the transformer is electrically coupled to a second output end of the input rectifier circuit. A second end of the transformer is electrically coupled to a second end of the storage inductor. The switch is electrically coupled to a third end of the transformer. The control unit is configured to provide a control signal to the switch according to a current passing through the switch and at least one of an output voltage and an output current.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: DELTA ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Xiao-Ping Fu, Xing-Hua Zhang
  • Patent number: 9504117
    Abstract: The present invention provides an over-voltage and over-current protection circuit (30), including an over-voltage detection unit (31) to generate an over-voltage detection voltage, an over-current detection unit (32) to generate an over-current detection voltage, a LED driving unit (33) being connected with the over-voltage detection unit and the over-current detection unit to converter a reference voltage into an over-voltage reference voltage and an over-current reference voltage being proportional to the reference voltage, a reference voltage adjusting unit (34) and a control unit (35). The control unit (35) outputs a boost control signal with a high level when it judges that change range of the working voltage of the LED module (20) exceeds a predetermined value according to a LED characteristic data curve. The present invention provides an electronic device (1), the over-voltage or over-current protection threshold could be increased along with increasing the working time of the electronic device (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Inventors: Hua Zhang, Xianming Zhang