Patents by Inventor Jian Jim Wang

Jian Jim Wang 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: 9660111
    Abstract: Luminescent materials and methods of forming such materials are described herein. A method of forming a luminescent material includes: (1) providing a source of A and X, wherein A is selected from at least one of elements of Group 1, and X is selected from at least one of elements of Group 17; (2) providing a source of B, wherein B is selected from at least one of elements of Group 14; (3) subjecting the source of A and X and the source of B to vacuum deposition to form a precursor layer over a substrate; (4) forming an encapsulation layer over the precursor layer to form an assembly of layers; and (5) heating the assembly of layers to a temperature Theat to form a luminescent material within the precursor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: OMNIPV, INC.
    Inventors: Nemanja Vockic, Jian Jim Wang, William Pfenninger, John Kenney
  • Patent number: 9496442
    Abstract: Described herein are solar modules including spectral concentrators and related manufacturing methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: OMNIPV
    Inventors: Jian Jim Wang, Nemanja Vockic, William Matthew Pfenninger, John Kenney
  • Patent number: 9127201
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes: (1) a first electrode layer; (2) a second electrode layer; and (3) a middle layer disposed between the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer. The middle layer includes a material having the formula: [AaBbXxX?x?X?x?], where A is selected from potassium, rubidium, and cesium; B is selected from germanium, tin, and lead; X, X?, and X? are independently selected from fluorine, chlorine, bromine, and iodine; a is in the range of 1 to 9; b is in the range of 1 to 5; a sum of x, x?, and x? is in the range of 1 to 9; and the material is at least one of n-doped and p-doped.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: OMNIPV, INC.
    Inventors: John Kenney, Jian Jim Wang, William M. Pfenninger, Nemanja Vockic, John Midgley, Kai Shum
  • Publication number: 20150222093
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes: (1) a first electrode layer; (2) a second electrode layer; and (3) a middle layer disposed between the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer. The middle layer includes a material having the formula: [AaBbXxX?x?X?x?], where A is selected from potassium, rubidium, and cesium; B is selected from germanium, tin, and lead; X, X?, and X? are independently selected from fluorine, chlorine, bromine, and iodine; a is in the range of 1 to 9; b is in the range of 1 to 5; a sum of x, x?, and x? is in the range of 1 to 9; and the material is at least one of n-doped and p-doped.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Publication date: August 6, 2015
    Applicant: OMNIPV, INC.
    Inventors: John Kenney, Jian Jim Wang, William M. Pfenninger, Nemanja Vockic, John Midgley, Kai Shum
  • Publication number: 20150122316
    Abstract: A photovoltaic cell includes: (1) a front contact; (2) a back contact; (3) a set of stacked layers between the front contact and the back contact; and (4) an encapsulation layer covering side surfaces of the set of stacked layers. At least one of the set of stacked layers includes a halide material having the formula: [AaBbXxX?x?X?x?X??x??][dopants], where A is selected from elements of Group 1 and organic moieties, B is selected from elements of Group 14, X, X?, X?, and X?? are independently selected from elements of Group 17, a is in the range of 1 to 12, b is in the range of 1 to 8, and a sum of x, x?, x?, and x?? is in the range of 1 to 12.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2014
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Inventors: John Kenney, Jian Jim Wang, John Midgley
  • Patent number: 8952239
    Abstract: Described herein are solar modules including spectral concentrators. In one embodiment, a solar module includes a set of photovoltaic cells and a spectral concentrator optically coupled to the set of photovoltaic cells. The spectral concentrator is configured to: (1) collect incident solar radiation; (2) convert the incident solar radiation into substantially monochromatic, emitted radiation; and (3) convey the substantially monochromatic, emitted radiation to the set of photovoltaic cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: Omnipv, Inc.
    Inventors: William Matthew Pfenninger, John Midgley, Nemanja Vockic, John Kenney, Jian Jim Wang
  • Patent number: 8808972
    Abstract: Films for optical use, articles containing such films, methods for making such films, and systems that utilize such films, are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignee: Polarization Solutions, LLC
    Inventors: Jian Jim Wang, Paul Sciortino, Jr., Xuegong Deng, Anguel N. Nikolov
  • Publication number: 20140199800
    Abstract: Luminescent materials and methods of forming such materials are described herein. A method of forming a luminescent material includes: (1) providing a source of A and X, wherein A is selected from at least one of elements of Group 1, and X is selected from at least one of elements of Group 17; (2) providing a source of B, wherein B is selected from at least one of elements of Group 14; (3) subjecting the source of A and X and the source of B to vacuum deposition to form a precursor layer over a substrate; (4) forming an encapsulation layer over the precursor layer to form an assembly of layers; and (5) heating the assembly of layers to a temperature Theat to form a luminescent material within the precursor layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: OMNIPV, INC.
    Inventors: Nemanja Vockic, Jian Jim Wang, William Pfenninger, John Kenney
  • Patent number: 8774573
    Abstract: Described herein are optical devices including resonant cavity structures. In one embodiment, an optical fiber includes: (1) an elongated core including an outer surface; (2) an inner reflector disposed adjacent to the outer surface of the core and extending substantially along a length of the core; (3) an outer reflector spaced apart from the inner reflector and extending substantially along the length of the core; and (4) an emission layer disposed between the outer reflector and the inner reflector and extending substantially along the length of the core, the emission layer configured to emit radiation that is guided within the optical fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: OMNIPV, Inc.
    Inventors: John Kenney, Jian Jim Wang, William M. Pfenninger, Nemanja Vockic, John Midgley, Kai Shum
  • Patent number: 8765360
    Abstract: Films for optical use, articles containing such films, methods for making such films, and systems that utilize such films, are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignee: Polarization Solutions, LLC
    Inventors: Jian Jim Wang, Xuegong Deng, Anguel N. Nikolov
  • Patent number: 8734681
    Abstract: Luminescent materials and methods of forming such materials are described herein. In one embodiment, a luminescent material has the formula: [AaSnbXxX?x?X?x?], where the luminescent material is polycrystalline; A is included in the luminescent material as a monovalent cation; X, X?, and X? are selected from fluorine, chlorine, bromine, and iodine; a is in the range of 1 to 5; b is in the range of 1 to 3; a sum of x, x?, and x? is in the range of 1 to 5; and at least X? is iodine, such that x?/(x+x?+x?)??.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignee: OMNIPV, Inc.
    Inventors: Nemanja Vockic, Jian Jim Wang, William Pfenninger, John Kenney
  • Patent number: 8709703
    Abstract: In general, in a first aspect, the invention features a method that includes forming a first layer comprising a first material over a surface of a second layer, wherein forming the first layer includes sequentially forming a plurality of monolayers of the second material over the surface of the second layer, the second layer comprises a plurality of rows of a second material extending along a first direction and spaced from one another in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction, and the first layer conforms to the surface of the second layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Polarization Solutions, LLC
    Inventors: Xuegong Deng, Jian Jim Wang, Lei Chen, Anguel N. Nikolov, Nada O'Brien, Xiaoming Liu
  • Publication number: 20130284264
    Abstract: Described herein are solar modules including spectral concentrators. In one embodiment, a solar module includes a set of photovoltaic cells and a spectral concentrator optically coupled to the set of photovoltaic cells. The spectral concentrator is configured to: (1) collect incident solar radiation; (2) convert the incident solar radiation into substantially monochromatic, emitted radiation; and (3) convey the substantially monochromatic, emitted radiation to the set of photovoltaic cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2013
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Inventors: William Matthew Pfenninger, John Midgley, Nemanja Vockic, John Kenney, Jian Jim Wang
  • Publication number: 20130214205
    Abstract: Luminescent materials and methods of forming such materials are described herein. In one embodiment, a luminescent material has the formula: [AaSnbXxX?x?X?x?], where the luminescent material is polycrystalline; A is included in the luminescent material as a monovalent cation; X, X?, and X? are selected from fluorine, chlorine, bromine, and iodine; a is in the range of 1 to 5; b is in the range of 1 to 3; a sum of x, x?, and x? is in the range of 1 to 5; and at least X? is iodine, such that x?/(x+x?+x?)??.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2013
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Inventors: Nemanja Vockic, Jian Jim Wang, William Pfenninger, John Kenney
  • Publication number: 20130217170
    Abstract: Luminescent materials and methods of forming such materials are described herein. In one embodiment, a luminescent material has the formula: [AaSnbXxX?x?X?x?][dopant], wherein A is included in the luminescent material as a monovalent cation; X, X?, and X? are selected from fluorine, chlorine, bromine, and iodine; a is in the range of 1 to 5; b is in the range of 1 to 3; a sum of x, x?, and x? is a+2b; and at least X? is iodine, such that x?/(a+2b)??.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2013
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Inventors: Nemanja Vockic, Jian Jim Wang, William Pfenninger, John Kenney
  • Publication number: 20110279900
    Abstract: Films for optical use, articles containing such films, methods for making such films, and systems that utilize such films, are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2010
    Publication date: November 17, 2011
    Inventors: Jian Jim Wang, Xuegong Deng, Anguel N. Nikolov
  • Publication number: 20110180757
    Abstract: Luminescent materials and methods of forming such materials arc described herein. In one embodiment, a luminescent material has the formula: [AaSnbXxX?x?X?x?][dopant], wherein A is included in the luminescent material as a monovalent cation; X, X?, and X? are selected from fluorine, chlorine, bromine, and iodine; a is in the range of 1 to 5; b is in the range of 1 to 3; a sum of x, x?, and x? is a +2b; and at least X? is iodine, such that x?(a+2b)?1/5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2010
    Publication date: July 28, 2011
    Inventors: Nemanja Vockic, Jian Jim Wang, William Pfenninger, John Kenney
  • Publication number: 20110076456
    Abstract: In general, in a first aspect, the invention features a method that includes depositing a first material on a surface of an article to form a layer including the first material. The surface of the article includes a plurality of protrusions and the layer including the first material forms a plurality of lenses. Each lens corresponds to a protrusion on the substrate surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2010
    Publication date: March 31, 2011
    Applicant: Abraxis Bioscience LLC
    Inventor: Jian Jim Wang
  • Publication number: 20100316331
    Abstract: Described herein are optical devices including resonant cavity structures. In one embodiment, an optical fiber includes: (1) an elongated core including an outer surface; (2) an inner reflector disposed adjacent to the outer surface of the core and extending substantially along a length of the core; (3) an outer reflector spaced apart from the inner reflector and extending substantially along the length of the core; and (4) an emission layer disposed between the outer reflector and the inner reflector and extending substantially along the length of the core, the emission layer configured to emit radiation that is guided within the optical fiber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2010
    Publication date: December 16, 2010
    Inventors: John Kenney, Jian Jim Wang, William Matthew Pfenninger, Nemanja Vockic, John Midgley
  • Publication number: 20100265571
    Abstract: Films for optical use, articles containing such films, methods for making such films, and systems that utilize such films, are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2010
    Publication date: October 21, 2010
    Inventors: Jian Jim Wang, Paul Sciortino, JR., Xuegong Deng, Anguel N. Nikolov