Patents by Inventor Kuan-Chou Chen

Kuan-Chou Chen 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: 11503728
    Abstract: A foldable electronic device includes a first casing, a second casing, a hinge structure and a foldable display. The hinge structure connects the first casing and the second casing, and includes a plurality of supporting blocks, a plurality of first hinge blocks and a plurality of second hinge blocks. The supporting blocks are arranged side by side between the first casing and the second casing. The first hinge blocks and the second hinge blocks are respectively arranged at two sides of the supporting blocks. One of the first hinge blocks connects two of the supporting blocks adjacent to each other. One of the second hinge blocks connects two of the supporting blocks adjacent to each other. The foldable display includes a first bonding portion secured to the first casing, a second bonding portion secured to the second casing and a foldable portion aligned to the hinge structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hui-Ping Sun, Wei-Chih Wang, Chun-Hung Wen, Yu-Cheng Shih, Yen-Chou Chueh, Chi-Tai Ho, Kuan-Lin Chen, Chun-Hsien Chen, Chih-Heng Tsou
  • Patent number: 11493799
    Abstract: Provided is a display device including: a backlight module; a first display panel disposed on the backlight module and including a first polarizer; and a second display panel disposed on the backlight module and including a second polarizer, wherein the first polarizer has a first projection, the second polarizer has a second projection, and an area of an overlap between the first projection and the second projection accounts for 10% or less of an area of the second projection, wherein the first display panel comprises a non-display area, and the second display panel corresponds in position to the non-display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: INNOLUX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chih-Yu Lin, Kuan-Chou Chen
  • Patent number: 11487331
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a first body, a second body pivoted to the first body and a magnetic force mechanism. The first body includes a driving portion. The second body includes a casing, a flexible display and a supporting mechanism movably disposed in the casing. The flexible display is attached to the supporting mechanism. The magnetic force mechanism is disposed in the casing, wherein a portion of the magnetic force mechanism is exposed from the casing and abuts against the driving portion. The magnetic force mechanism is magnetically coupled to the supporting mechanism, wherein the magnetic force mechanism generates a magnetic attraction force or a magnetic repulsion force to the supporting mechanism by the second body rotating relative to the first body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chun-Hung Wen, Wei-Chih Wang, Chi-Tai Ho, Yu-Cheng Shih, Hui-Ping Sun, Chun-Hsien Chen, Kuan-Lin Chen, Chih-Heng Tsou, Yen-Chou Chueh
  • Publication number: 20220221147
    Abstract: A burner of a gas stove includes a burner body, a partition member, and at least one flame cover. The burner body includes a gas conduit and a base. The gas conduit has at least one gas input passage for injecting gas and air, and the base has at least one mixture passage for mixing the gas and the air. The at least one mixture passage communicates with the at least one gas input passage. The partition member has a plurality of through holes and covers the at least one mixture passage. The at least one flame cover provided with a plurality of flame holes covers the partition member. Whereby, the size of the burner of the gas stove is reduced significantly, and the gas can mix with the air effectively and uniformly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2022
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: GRAND MATE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: CHUNG-CHIN HUANG, Chin-Ying Huang, Hsin-Ming Huang, Hsing-Hsiung Huang, Yen-Jen Yeh, Wei-Long Chen, Kuan-Chou Lin, Tang-Yuan Luo
  • Patent number: 11320449
    Abstract: A visualization device for a flow field includes a chamber, a power supply, at least one pair of electrodes, and at least one flow field observation module. The flow field observation module includes a high-speed camera, a light detecting component, and a light filter component. The power supply outputs a voltage to generate a plasma, and the pair of electrodes is disposed in the chamber. The flow field observation module is disposed outside the chamber and captures an image of a fluid particle excited by the plasma toward the chamber. The light filter component is disposed between the high-speed camera and the chamber. The light detecting component obtains a light information within the chamber and sends the light information to the light filter component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chih-Yung Huang, Yao-Hsien Liu, Kuan-Chou Chen, Yi-Jiun Lin, Shih-Chin Lin, Ching-Chiun Wang
  • Publication number: 20220119943
    Abstract: A deposition apparatus including a chamber having a deposition area and a non-deposition area, a gas intake device communicated with the chamber, a gas annulus disposed in the chamber and surrounding the gas intake device, a carrier disposed in the deposition area and a retaining annulus disposed in chamber and surrounding the carrier. The gas intake device is disposed corresponding to the deposition area and configured to draw a process gas into the deposition area. The gas annulus is configured to generate an annular gas curtain in the deposition area. The carrier carries a deposited object, wherein the gas annulus is located between the gas intake device and the carrier. The deposited object is surrounded by the annular gas curtain. The retaining annulus has a plurality of through holes. The retaining annulus is located between the gas annulus and the carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2020
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Kuan-Chou Chen, Ching-Chiun Wang, Chih-Yung Huang, Muh-Wang Liang, Yi-Jiun Lin
  • Publication number: 20220008017
    Abstract: A method of operating an analyte device includes: receiving an analyte signal measured from an analyte sensor device having a sensor tail; generating adjusted analyte data based on the analyte signal, the generating the adjusted analyte data including reducing a background signal in the analyte signal in accordance with an offset signal; computing an analyte value based on the adjusted analyte data; and displaying the analyte value on a display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Junli Ou, Hyun Cho, Ting Chen, Erwin S. Budiman, Stephen Oja, Kuan-Chou Chen
  • Publication number: 20210356810
    Abstract: Provided is a display device including: a backlight module; a first display panel disposed on the backlight module and including a first polarizer; and a second display panel disposed on the backlight module and including a second polarizer, wherein the first polarizer has a first projection, the second polarizer has a second projection, and an area of an overlap between the first projection and the second projection accounts for 10% or less of an area of the second projection, wherein the first display panel comprises a non-display area, and the second display panel corresponds in position to the non-display area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Inventors: Chih-Yu LIN, Kuan-Chou CHEN
  • Patent number: 11106079
    Abstract: Provided is a display device including: a backlight module; a first display panel disposed on the backlight module and including a first polarizer; and a second display panel disposed on the backlight module and including a second polarizer, wherein the first polarizer has a first projection, the second polarizer has a second projection, and an area of an overlap between the first projection and the second projection accounts for 10% or less of an area of the second projection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: INNOLUX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chih-Yu Lin, Kuan-Chou Chen
  • Publication number: 20210219885
    Abstract: Multiple analytes may be dysregulated singularly or concurrently in certain physiological conditions and may be advantageously assayed together using analyte sensors capable of detecting multiple analytes. Certain analyte sensors capable of the detection of multiple analytes may include first and second working electrodes, analyte-responsive active areas disposed on each of the working electrodes, and reference and counter electrodes. Analyte sensors that include multiple working electrodes but do not include reference and counter electrodes can also be used in conjunction with another sensor that contains reference and counter electrodes, such that these electrodes are shared.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Yi Wang, Hyun Cho, Benjamin J. Feldman, Kuan-Chou Chen, Lam N. Tran, Stephen Oja, Jonathan D. McCanless
  • Publication number: 20210132104
    Abstract: A visualization device for a flow field includes a chamber, a power supply, at least one pair of electrodes, and at least one flow field observation module. The flow field observation module includes a high-speed camera, a light detecting component, and a light filter component. The power supply outputs a voltage to generate a plasma, and the pair of electrodes is disposed in the chamber. The flow field observation module is disposed outside the chamber and captures an image of a fluid particle excited by the plasma toward the chamber. The light filter component is disposed between the high-speed camera and the chamber. The light detecting component obtains a light information within the chamber and sends the light information to the light filter component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chih-Yung Huang, Yao-Hsien Liu, Kuan-Chou Chen, Yi-Jiun Lin, Shih-Chin Lin, Ching-Chiun Wang
  • Publication number: 20200353721
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a display, a substrate, and an anti-explosion layer. The substrate is disposed on the display. The anti-explosion layer is disposed between the substrate and the display, and the anti-explosion layer has a tensile strength in a range from 10 MPa to 30 MPa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Li CHUANG, Hsin-Wei HUANG, Ming-Chi GUO, Chih-Yen LU, Kuan-Chou CHEN
  • Publication number: 20200154555
    Abstract: A flow field visualization device includes a chamber, a power supply, at least one pair of electrodes, and at least two high-speed cameras. The power supply outputs a voltage for plasma generation, and the pair of electrodes is disposed in the chamber. The pair of electrodes includes a first electrode and a second electrode. The first electrode has a plurality of first tips, the second electrode has a plurality of second tips, and the first tips and the second tips are aligned with each other. The pair of electrodes generates a periodically densely distributed plasma by exciting a gas in the chamber through the voltage from the power supply. The high-speed cameras are disposed outside the chamber and are positioned in different directions corresponding to the pair of electrodes in order to capture images of different dimensions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chih-Yung Huang, Kuan-Chou Chen, Shih-Chin Lin, Yi-Jiun Lin, Ching-Chiun Wang
  • Publication number: 20200137899
    Abstract: Provided is a display device including: a backlight module; a first display panel disposed on the backlight module and including a first polarizer; and a second display panel disposed on the backlight module and including a second polarizer, wherein the first polarizer has a first projection, the second polarizer has a second projection, and an area of an overlap between the first projection and the second projection accounts for 10% or less of an area of the second projection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Chih-Yu LIN, Kuan-Chou CHEN
  • Publication number: 20190320947
    Abstract: A lactate-responsive enzyme may form the basis for lactate detection and quantification using an electrochemical analyte sensor. Various features may be incorporated within an analyte sensor containing a lactate-responsive enzyme, particularly lactate oxidase, to improve sensitivity and response stability of the analyte sensor. Such analyte sensors may comprise: a working electrode having an active area disposed thereon, and a mass transport limiting membrane overcoating at least the active area upon the working electrode. The active area comprises at least a polymer, an albumin, and a lactate-responsive enzyme that is covalently bonded to the polymer. The mass transport limiting membrane may comprise at least a crosslinked polyvinylpyridine homopolymer or copolymer. The analyte sensors may determine a lactate concentration in a biological fluid, particularly in vivo, which may be correlated to various physiological conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.
    Inventors: Kuan-Chou Chen, Tianmei Ouyang, Stephen Oja, Benjamin Feldman, Hyun Cho, Lam Tran, Mark Eshoo
  • Patent number: 10392647
    Abstract: Enzyme compositions including lactate responsive enzyme and stabilizing agent, including electrodes, sensors, and systems having the same. The stabilizing agent stabilizes the lactate responsive enzyme in a manner sufficient to increase sensitivity to lactate, such as for use in in vivo detection of lactate. In some compositions the lactate responsive enzyme is lactate oxidase and the sensor includes a heterocycle-containing polymer and a crosslinker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Abbot Diabetes Care Inc.
    Inventors: Tianmei Ouyang, Benjamin J. Feldman, Kuan-chou Chen
  • Publication number: 20190131114
    Abstract: A focus ring includes a main body, a plurality of electrodes and a plurality of power cables. The main body, made of a dielectric material, is formed as a frame structure to surround a base. The plurality of electrodes, made of metallic materials, are located inside the main body by surrounding the base, and the neighboring electrodes are separated by an interval. Each of the power cables is connected electrically with a voltage source, a control unit and at least one electrode. The voltage source inputs individual voltages to the plurality of electrodes via the plurality of respective power cables. The control unit controls the plurality of electrodes to have correspondingly a plurality of voltages.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Inventors: CHIA-HAO CHANG, KUAN-YU LIN, CHIH-HUNG LIU, JHIH-REN LIN, CHIA-MING CHEN, KUAN-CHOU CHEN
  • Publication number: 20180148758
    Abstract: Enzyme compositions including lactate responsive enzyme and stabilizing agent, including electrodes, sensors, and systems having the same. The stabilizing agent stabilizes the lactate responsive enzyme in a manner sufficient to increase sensitivity to lactate, such as for use in in vivo detection of lactate. In some compositions the lactate responsive enzyme is lactate oxidase and the sensor includes a heterocycle-containing polymer and a crosslinker.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Applicant: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.
    Inventors: Tianmei Ouyang, Benjamin J. Feldman, Kuan-chou Chen
  • Patent number: 9914952
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to stabilized lactate oxidase compositions, and electrodes, sensors and systems that include the same. Also provided are methods for making the compositions and for detecting and/or measuring lactate in vivo with stable lactate enzyme compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Abbott Diabetes Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Tianmei Ouyang, Benjamin J. Feldman, Kuan-chou Chen
  • Publication number: 20160362716
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to stabilized lactate oxidase compositions, and electrodes, sensors and systems that include the same. Also provided are methods for making the compositions and for detecting and/or measuring lactate in vivo with stable lactate enzyme compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Inventors: Tianmei Ouyang, Benjamin J. Feldman, Kuan-chou Chen