Patents by Inventor Kyung-Moon KO

Kyung-Moon KO 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: 20200377367
    Abstract: A chalcogen-containing compound of the following Chemical Formula 1 which exhibits excellent phase stability at a low temperature, particularly at a temperature corresponding to the driving temperature of a thermoelectric element, and also exhibits an excellent thermoelectric performance index through an increase in a power factor and a decrease in thermal conductivity, a method for preparing the same, and a thermoelectric element including the same: V1-xMxSn4Bi2Se7-yTey ??[Chemical Formula 1] In the above Formula 1, V is a vacancy, M is an alkali metal, x is greater than 0 and less than 1, and y is Greater than 0 and less than or equal to 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Min Kyoung KIM, Yu Ho MIN, Cheol Hee PARK, Kyung Moon KO, Chee Sung PARK, Myung Jin JUNG
  • Publication number: 20200328335
    Abstract: A novel compound semiconductor that can be used for a solar battery, a thermoelectric material, and the like, and use thereof. The novel compound semiconductor may be represented by the following Chemical Formula: NdxSyCo4Sb12-zQz, wherein Q is one or more selected from the O, Se, or Te, 0<x<0.2, 0<y?1, and 0<z<12.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung Moon KO, Cheol Hee PARK, Min Kyoung KIM, Myung Jin JUNG, Chee Sung PARK
  • Publication number: 20200290530
    Abstract: Disclosed is a vehicle software control device which includes hardware, a kernel connected to the hardware and configured to execute a first operating system, a system library connected to the kernel, a first connecting unit configured to connect a library for a second operating system different from the first operating system to the system library, and a first application executed on the second operating system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Jin Woo IM, Guk Tae KIM, Won LEE, Soo Yeon KANG, Young Moon JUNG, Su Chang KO, Kyung Hyun LIM, Hong LEE
  • Publication number: 20200283873
    Abstract: The present invention provides a novel compound semiconductor that has improved thermoelectric figure of merit as well as excellent electric conductivity, and thus, can be applied for various uses such as thermoelectric conversion material of a thermoelectric conversion device, a solar battery, and the like, and a method for preparing the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung Moon KO, Min Kyoung KIM, Cheol Hee PARK, Chee Sung PARK, Myung Jin JUNG, Yu Ho MIN
  • Publication number: 20200002168
    Abstract: A chalcogen-containing compound of the following chemical formula which exhibits an excellent thermoelectric performance index (ZT) through an increase in power factor and a decrease in thermal conductivity, a method for preparing the same, and a thermoelectric element including the same: MyV1-ySnxSb2Tex+3, wherein V is vacancy, M is at least one alkali metal, x?6, and 0<y?0.4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Min Kyoung Kim, Yu Ho Min, Cheol Hee Park, Kyung Moon Ko, Chee Sung Park, Myung Jin Jung
  • Publication number: 20190375654
    Abstract: A chalcogen-containing compound of the following Chemical Formula 1 which exhibits excellent phase stability at a temperature corresponding to the driving temperature of a thermoelectric element, and also exhibits an excellent thermoelectric performance index (ZT) through an increase in a power factor and a decrease in thermal conductivity, a method for preparing the same, and a thermoelectric element including the same: V1-xMxSn4-yPbyBi2Se7-zTez ??[Chemical Formula 1] In the above Formula 1, V is a vacancy, M is an alkali metal, x is greater than 0 and less than 1, y is greater than 0 and less than 4, and z is greater than 0 and less than or equal to 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Min Kyoung KIM, Yu Ho MIN, Cheol Hee PARK, Kyung Moon KO, Chee Sung PARK, Jae Hyun KIM, Myung Jin JUNG
  • Publication number: 20190334071
    Abstract: A chalcogen-containing compound of the following Chemical Formula 1 which exhibits excellent phase stability even at a low temperature, particularly at a temperature corresponding to an operating temperature of a thermoelectric element, and also exhibits a significantly superior power factor and thermoelectric performance index due to its excellent electrical conductivity and low thermal conductivity caused by its unique crystal lattice structure, a method for preparing the same, and a thermoelectric element including the same. [Chemical Formula 1]—V1-2xSn4Bi2-xAg3xSe7, wherein V is vacancy and 0<x<0.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Min Kyoung KIM, Yu Ho MIN, Cheol Hee PARK, Kyung Moon KO, Chee Sung PARK, Myung Jin JUNG
  • Publication number: 20190334070
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel chalcogen-containing compound that exhibits excellent phase stability even at a temperature corresponding to the driving temperature of a thermoelectric element, and has a high output factor and thermoelectric figure of merit, a method for preparing the same, and a thermoelectric element including the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Yu Ho MIN, Min Kyoung KIM, Cheol Hee PARK, Kyung Moon KO, Chee Sung PARK, Myung Jin JUNG
  • Patent number: 10396263
    Abstract: Disclosed is surface-treated thermoelectric powder which may be used for manufacturing a Skutterudite-based thermoelectric material with improved thermoelectric performance. The thermoelectric powder may include a core portion having one or more Skutterudite particles, and a coating portion having a Ni-containing material and coated on at least a part of a surface of the core portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Jae-Ki Lee, Tae-Hoon Kim, Cheol-Hee Park, Kyung-Moon Ko, Chee-Sung Park, Myung-Jin Jung
  • Publication number: 20190144277
    Abstract: A novel compound semiconductor which can be used for a solar cell, a thermoelectric material, or the like, and the use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung Moon KO, Cheol Hee PARK, Chee Sung PARK, Min Kyoung KIM
  • Patent number: 10134970
    Abstract: In the present disclosure, disclosed are a novel compound semiconductor which can be used as a thermoelectric material or the like, and applications thereof. A compound semiconductor according to the present disclosure can be represented by the following chemical formula 1: <Chemical formula 1>[Bi1-xMxCuu-wTwOa-yQ1yTebSez]Ac, where, in the chemical formula 1, M is one or more elements selected from the group consisting of Ba, Sr, Ca, Mg, Cs, K, Na, Cd, Hg, Sn, Pb, Mn, Ga, In, Tl, As and Sb; Q1 is one or more elements selected from the group consisting of S, Se, As and Sb; T is one or more elements selected from transition metal elements; A is one or more elements selected from the group consisting of transition metal elements and compounds of transition metal elements and group VI elements; and 0?x<1, 0.5?u?1.5, 0?w?1, 0.2<a<1.5, 0?y<1.5, 0?b<1.5, 0?z<1.5 and 0<c<0.2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: O-Jong Kwon, Tae-Hoon Kim, Cheol-Hee Park, Kyung-Moon Ko
  • Publication number: 20180269368
    Abstract: Disclosed is surface-treated thermoelectric powder which may be used for manufacturing a Skutterudite-based thermoelectric material with improved thermoelectric performance. The thermoelectric powder may include a core portion having one or more Skutterudite particles, and a coating portion having a Ni-containing material and coated on at least a part of a surface of the core portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2015
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Jae-Ki LEE, Tae-Hoon KIM, Cheol-Hee PARK, Kyung-Moon KO, Chee-Sung PARK, Myung-Jin JUNG
  • Patent number: 10038132
    Abstract: Disclosed is a thermoelectric material with excellent thermoelectric performance. The thermoelectric material is expressed by Chemical Formula 1 below: CuxSe1-yQy??<Chemical Formula 1> where Q is at least one element selected from the group consisting of S and Te, 2<x?2.6 and 0<y<1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung-Moon Ko, Tae-Hoon Kim, Cheol-Hee Park
  • Patent number: 10002999
    Abstract: Disclosed is a thermoelectric conversion material with high performance. The thermoelectric material according to the present disclosure may be represented by the following chemical formula 1: CuxSe??<Chemical Formula 1> where 2<x?2.6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung-Moon Ko, Tae-Hoon Kim, Cheol-Hee Park
  • Patent number: 9960334
    Abstract: Disclosed is a thermoelectric material with excellent thermoelectric conversion performance. The thermoelectric material is expressed by Chemical Formula 1 below: CuxSe1-yXy??<Chemical Formula 1> where X is at least one element selected from the group consisting of F, Cl, Br and I, 2<x?2.6 and 0<y<1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung-Moon Ko, Tae-Hoon Kim, Cheol-Hee Park
  • Patent number: 9941456
    Abstract: Disclosed is a thermoelectric material with excellent thermoelectric conversion performance. The thermoelectric material includes a matrix having Cu and Se, a Cu-containing particle, and an Ag-containing structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung-Moon Ko, Tae-Hoon Kim, Cheol-Hee Park
  • Patent number: 9761777
    Abstract: Disclosed is a thermoelectric conversion material having excellent performance. The thermoelectric material according to the present disclosure includes a matrix including Cu and Se, and Cu-containing particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung-Moon Ko, Tae-Hoon Kim, Cheol-Hee Park, Jae-Ki Lee
  • Patent number: 9761778
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a thermoelectric material having high thermoelectric conversion performance in a broad temperature range. The method for manufacturing a thermoelectric material according to the present disclosure includes forming a mixture by weighing Cu and Se based on the following chemical formula 1 and mixing the Cu and the Se, and forming a compound by thermally treating the mixture: <Chemical Formula 1> CuxSe where 2<x?2.6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung-Moon Ko, Tae-Hoon Kim, Cheol-Hee Park, Jae-Ki Lee
  • Patent number: 9705060
    Abstract: Disclosed is a thermoelectric conversion material having excellent performance. The thermoelectric material according to the present disclosure includes Cu and Se, and has a plurality of different crystal structures together, in which Cu atoms and Se atoms are arranged in the crystal, at a predetermined temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung-Moon Ko, Tae-Hoon Kim, Cheol-Hee Park, Jae-Ki Lee
  • Publication number: 20170170379
    Abstract: In the present disclosure, disclosed are a novel compound semiconductor which can be used as a thermoelectric material or the like, and applications thereof. A compound semiconductor according to the present disclosure can be represented by the following chemical formula 1: <Chemical formula 1>[Bi1?xMxCuu?wTwOa?yQ1yTebSez]Ac, where, in the chemical formula 1, M is one or more elements selected from the group consisting of Ba, Sr, Ca, Mg, Cs, K, Na, Cd, Hg, Sn, Pb, Mn, Ga, In, Tl, As and Sb; Q1 is one or more elements selected from the group consisting of S, Se, As and Sb; T is one or more elements selected from transition metal elements; A is one or more elements selected from the group consisting of transition metal elements and compounds of transition metal elements and group VI elements; and 0?x<1, 0.5?u?1.5, 0<w?1, 0.2<a<1.5, 0?y<1.5, 0?b<1.5, 0?z<1.5 and 0<c<0.2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2014
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventors: O-Jong KWON, Tae-Hoon KIM, Cheol-Hee PARK, Kyung-Moon KO