Patents by Inventor Kwan-Tae Kim

Kwan-Tae Kim 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: 20220290472
    Abstract: An opening and closing device, which opens and closes a glove box includes a housing coupled to the glove box, a handle rotatably mounted on the housing, a locking unit mounted so as to be movable in directions of releasing the glove box from the dashboard of a vehicle, a link rod configured to connect the handle and the locking unit to each other and to move in a height direction of the locking unit when a user rotates the handle, and an elastic member configured to apply force to the locking unit so that the locking unit is engaged with engaged parts of the dashboard, and the locking unit is movable in a length direction of the locking unit in a state of being interlocked with the link rod so that the locking unit is released from the engaged parts of the dashboard.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2021
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Jung Hoon Woo, Kwan Woo Lee, Sang Ku Hur, Ik Jin Jung, Jin Tae Kim
  • Publication number: 20220289114
    Abstract: A glove box for vehicles configured to be inserted into a part of a dashboard and to be withdrawn therefrom includes a housing having a storage space of the glove box, and guide units disposed on two side surfaces of the housing, respectively, and configured to move the housing along the inner surface of the dashboard, and each of the guide units includes a guide part configured to move along a corresponding one of rails located on two inner side surfaces of an opening formed in the part of the dashboard, and a fixing part located on the guide part and inserted into an insertion recess located on one of the rails so as to prevent movement of the housing in a withdrawn state of the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2021
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jung Hoon Woo, Kwan Woo Lee, Sang Ku Hur, Ik Jin Jung, Jin Tae Kim
  • Patent number: 11279885
    Abstract: A catalyst regenerator according to an embodiment of the present invention, as a catalyst regenerator that regenerates a coked catalyst separated from a product produced in an endothermic catalytic reaction of a fluidized bed reactor, includes: a reaction chamber that includes a regeneration space, receives the coked catalyst from a standpipe connected to the regeneration space, and discharges a regenerated catalyst to an outlet; a fuel supplier that is connected to the reaction chamber to inject a fuel for combustion into the regeneration space; and a fuel supplier that is connected to the reaction chamber to inject an air for combustion into the regeneration space, wherein the fuel injected from the fuel supplier is a reformed fuel containing hydrogen and carbon monoxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignees: KOREA INSTITUTE OF MACHINERY & MATERIALS, KOREA RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Sungkwon Jo, Seongil Choi, Donghyun Cho, Dae-hoon Lee, Kwan-Tae Kim, Younghoon Song, Yong-Ki Park, Na Young Kang
  • Patent number: 11135550
    Abstract: A process discharge gas polluted material removal device with a regenerating means of a polluted oxidation catalyst includes: an oxidation catalyst tower connected to a pipe circulating a process discharge gas including a combustible material, an organic material, an inorganic material, and nitrogen oxide and having a first temperature and having an oxidation catalyst embedded therein, the oxidation catalyst oxidizing and removing the combustible material; and a plasma reactor connected to the oxidation catalyst tower in front of the oxidation catalyst, generating a synthesis gas including hydrogen and having a high temperature of 300° C. or more by a plasma reaction, and supplying the synthesis gas including the hydrogen to the oxidation catalyst to regenerate the oxidation catalyst poisoned by the organic material and the inorganic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: KOREA INSTITUTE OF MACHINERY & MATERIALS
    Inventors: Dae-hoon Lee, Younghoon Song, Kwan-Tae Kim, Sungkwon Jo
  • Publication number: 20210189258
    Abstract: A catalyst regenerator according to an embodiment of the present invention, as a catalyst regenerator that regenerates a coked catalyst separated from a product produced in an endothermic catalytic reaction of a fluidized bed reactor, includes: a reaction chamber that includes a regeneration space, receives the coked catalyst from a standpipe connected to the regeneration space, and discharges a regenerated catalyst to an outlet; a fuel supplier that is connected to the reaction chamber to inject a fuel for combustion into the regeneration space; and a fuel supplier that is connected to the reaction chamber to inject an air for combustion into the regeneration space, wherein the fuel injected from the fuel supplier is a reformed fuel containing hydrogen and carbon monoxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Sungkwon JO, Seongil CHOI, Donghyun CHO, Dae-hoon LEE, Kwan-Tae KIM, Younghoon SONG, Yong-Ki PARK, Na Young KANG
  • Patent number: 11000183
    Abstract: A laser-induced breakdown spectroscope according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a laser head which emits a laser beam; a focusing lens which focuses the laser beam on a target specimen; a plasma reactor unit which amplifies first plasma, which is generated on the target specimen positioned at a focal point of the laser beam passing through the focusing lens, by controlling electron density and electron energy of the first plasma; a collection lens which focuses second plasma amplified by the plasma reactor unit; and a spectrophotometer which analyzes the second plasma focused by the collection lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: KOREA INSTITUTE OF MACHINERY & MATERIALS
    Inventors: Sung Hyun Pyun, Dae-hoon Lee, YoungHoon Song, Kwan-Tae Kim
  • Patent number: 10892930
    Abstract: Provided are a communication method based on a peak-to-average ratio (PAPR) and a transmission apparatus and a receive apparatus using the same and a communication method based on a peak-to-average ratio (PAPR) by a transmission apparatus according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure includes: obtaining each of PAPR values corresponding to respective data symbols from a lookup table having a unique PAPR value; Generating a synchronization signal configured in a random sequence based on a the PAPR value of each data symbol; and transmitting the synchronization signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University
    Inventors: Kang Yoon Lee, Muhammad Riaz Ur Rehman, Truong Thi Kim Nga, Ali Imran, Hamed Abbasi Zadeh, Kwan Tae Kim, Sang Yun Kim, Dong In Kim
  • Patent number: 10596564
    Abstract: A catalyst regenerator includes: a container including a catalyst inlet through which a coked catalyst is introduced and a catalyst outlet to which a regenerated catalyst is discharged; a first supply unit formed below the catalyst inlet and supplying a syngas containing solid carbon to the coked catalyst introduced into the container; and a second supply unit formed below the first supply unit and supplying high-temperature air into the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignees: KOREA INSTITUTE OF MACHINERY & MATERIALS, KOREA RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Dae-hoon Lee, Kwan-Tae Kim, Sungkwon Jo, Yong-Ki Park
  • Publication number: 20200076662
    Abstract: Provided are a communication method based on a peak-to-average ratio (PAPR) and a transmission apparatus and a receive apparatus using the same and a communication method based on a peak-to-average ratio (PAPR) by a transmission apparatus according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure includes: obtaining each of PAPR values corresponding to respective data symbols from a lookup table having a unique PAPR value; Generating a synchronization signal configured in a random sequence based on a the PAPR value of each data symbol; and transmitting the synchronization signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University
    Inventors: Kang Yoon LEE, Muhammad Riaz Ur REHMAN, Truong Thi Kim NGA, Ali IMRAN, Hamed Abbasi ZADEH, Kwan Tae KIM, Sang Yun KIM, Dong In KIM
  • Publication number: 20190217284
    Abstract: A catalyst regenerator includes: a container including a catalyst inlet through which a coked catalyst is introduced and a catalyst outlet to which a regenerated catalyst is discharged; a first supply unit formed below the catalyst inlet and supplying a syngas containing solid carbon to the coked catalyst introduced into the container; and a second supply unit formed below the first supply unit and supplying high-temperature air into the container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Dae-hoon LEE, Kwan-Tae KIM, Sungkwon JO, Yong-Ki PARK
  • Publication number: 20190176141
    Abstract: A catalyst regenerator mixing naphtha and a catalyst with each other to cause a naphtha cracking reaction, separating a coked catalyst and produced olefin from each other, and regenerating the coked and falling catalyst, includes: a vessel accommodating a catalyst layer formed by stacking the catalyst; a partial oxidation burner producing a high-temperature gas containing solid carbon; and supply nozzles connected to the partial oxidation burner, installed on a bottom of the vessel toward the falling catalyst and the catalyst layer, and spraying the high-temperature gas containing the solid carbon to the catalyst and the catalyst layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2017
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Dae-hoon LEE, Kwan-Tae KIM, Sungkwon JO, Yong-Ki PARK
  • Patent number: 10174657
    Abstract: A plasma selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: an exhaust pipe connected to an engine to communicate exhaust gas; a plasma burner installed in a first bypass line connected to the exhaust pipe, and configured to supply fuel to discharged plasma and form flame; a urea solution injector installed in the first bypass line at a rear side of the plasma burner, and configured to inject a urea solution to exhaust gas heated by the flame and generate ammonia; and an SCR catalyst installed in the exhaust pipe at a rear side of the urea solution injector, and configured to reduce a nitrogen oxide included in the exhaust gas with the ammonia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: KOREA INSTITUTE OF MACHINERY & MATERIALS
    Inventors: Dae-hoon Lee, Younghoon Song, Kwan-Tae Kim, Sung Hyun Pyun
  • Publication number: 20190004013
    Abstract: According to an exemplary embodiment in the present disclosure, a crack measurement device and a crack measurement method are provided. The crack measurement device according to an exemplary embodiment in the present disclosure includes: an ultrasonic sensor irradiating a first ultrasonic wave in a direction perpendicular to a bottom surface of an object to be inspected, so as to be focused on the bottom surface of the object to be inspected and receiving a reflected wave, reflected from the bottom surface of the object to be inspected; and a monitoring unit providing information on a crack on the basis of intensity of the reflected wave.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Sang-Woo CHOI, Jae-Suk HONG, Kwan-Tae KIM, Nam-Ho SHIN, Tae-Hwa CHOI
  • Publication number: 20180318761
    Abstract: A process discharge gas polluted material removal device with a regenerating means of a polluted oxidation catalyst includes: an oxidation catalyst tower connected to a pipe circulating a process discharge gas including a combustible material, an organic material, an inorganic material, and nitrogen oxide and having a first temperature and having an oxidation catalyst embedded therein, the oxidation catalyst oxidizing and removing the combustible material; and a plasma reactor connected to the oxidation catalyst tower in front of the oxidation catalyst, generating a synthesis gas including hydrogen and having a high temperature of 300° C. or more by a plasma reaction, and supplying the synthesis gas including the hydrogen to the oxidation catalyst to regenerate the oxidation catalyst poisoned by the organic material and the inorganic material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2016
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Dae-hoon LEE, Younghoon SONG, Kwan-Tae KIM, Sungkwon JO
  • Publication number: 20170284260
    Abstract: A plasma selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: an exhaust pipe connected to an engine to communicate exhaust gas; a plasma burner installed in a first bypass line connected to the exhaust pipe, and configured to supply fuel to discharged plasma and form flame; a urea solution injector installed in the first bypass line at a rear side of the plasma burner, and configured to inject a urea solution to exhaust gas heated by the flame and generate ammonia; and an SCR catalyst installed in the exhaust pipe at a rear side of the urea solution injector, and configured to reduce a nitrogen oxide included in the exhaust gas with the ammonia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Dae-hoon LEE, Younghoon SONG, Kwan-Tae KIM, Sung Hyun PYUN
  • Publication number: 20170196444
    Abstract: A laser-induced breakdown spectroscope according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a laser head which emits a laser beam; a focusing lens which focuses the laser beam on a target specimen; a plasma reactor unit which amplifies first plasma, which is generated on the target specimen positioned at a focal point of the laser beam passing through the focusing lens, by controlling electron density and electron energy of the first plasma; a collection lens which focuses second plasma amplified by the plasma reactor unit; and a spectrophotometer which analyzes the second plasma focused by the collection lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Publication date: July 13, 2017
    Inventors: Sung Hyun PYUN, Dae-hoon LEE, YoungHoon SONG, Kwan-Tae KIM
  • Patent number: 8852520
    Abstract: The present invention provides a plasma reactor for abating hazardous materials generated in a low-pressure process during a process of manufacturing a display or a semiconductor. A plasma reactor for abating hazardous materials according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a first ground electrode and a second ground electrode disposed at a distance from each other; a dielectric fixed between the first ground electrode and the second ground electrode; and at least one driving electrode disposed on an outer surface of the dielectric, being spaced apart from the first ground electrode and the second ground electrode and connected to an AC power supply unit to receive a driving voltage therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials
    Inventors: Min Hur, Min-Suk Cha, Young-Hoon Song, Jae-Ok Lee, Dae-Hoon Lee, Kwan-Tae Kim
  • Publication number: 20140225502
    Abstract: A remote plasma generation apparatus that can enhance plasma processing efficiency by centralizing remote plasma to a processing object is provided. The remote plasma generation apparatus includes: a dielectric support body that has a main body that is connected to a discharge gas injection opening and a nozzle portion that is connected to a plasma outlet; a driving electrode that is fixed to the main body and that receives application of an AC voltage from a power supply unit to generate plasma at internal space of the main body; and a ground electrode that supports a processing object at the outside of the nozzle portion. The nozzle portion includes an inclined surface that is integrally connected to the main body, and by forming a width of the plasma outlet to be smaller than a width of the main body, remote plasma is concentrated to the processing object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2014
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: KOREA INSTITUTE OF MACHINERY & MATERIALS
    Inventors: Woo Seok KANG, Min Hur, Jae Ok Lee, Young Hoon Song, Kwan-Tae Kim, Dae-Hoon Lee
  • Patent number: 8574504
    Abstract: A plasma scrubber that forms a high temperature atmosphere in a reactor to effectively decompose and remove a non-biodegradable gas and reduce power consumption is disclosed. The plasma scrubber includes: a first reactor to which a non-biodegradable gas is supplied; an electrode installed in the first reactor and protruding in the flow direction of the non-biodegradable gas to generate plasma in the non-biodegradable gas supplied between the electrode and the first reactor by a discharge reaction in the first reactor; a second reactor connected to the first reactor to form continuous arc jets by anchoring the plasma to the electrode; and a third reactor connected to the second reactor to decompose the non-biodegradable gas by forming a reaction section of high temperature that contains electrons and chemical species of high reactivity in the second reactor and thereby increasing the stay time and reactivity of the non-biodegradable gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials
    Inventors: Kwan-Tae Kim, Dae-Hoon Lee, Young-Hoon Song, Min-Suk Cha, Jae-Ok Lee
  • Patent number: 8568662
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a plasma reaction apparatus and a plasma reaction method using the same. More particularly, the present invention relates to a plasma reaction apparatus which is applied to the reforming of fuel by generating rotating arc plasma and using the rotating arc being generated, the chemical treatment of a persistent gas, and the apparatus for decreasing NOx by an occlusion catalyst, and a plasma reaction method using the same. For this purpose, a raw material for a reaction is allowed to flow through an inflow hole in a swirl structure so that the raw material forms a rotating flow to progress. Accordingly, the raw material is sufficiently reacted in a plasma reaction space of a restrictive volume, and a high temperature plasma reaction is more promptly performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials
    Inventors: Dae Hoon Lee, Kwan Tae Kim, Young Hoon Song, Min Suk Cha, Jae Ok Lee, Seock Joon Kim