Patents by Inventor Li-Han Chung

Li-Han Chung 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: 11148101
    Abstract: A forward osmosis membrane having a high chemical resistance includes a backing layer, a selective layer, and a hydrophilic support layer sandwiched between the backing layer and the selective layer. The hydrophilic support layer includes a plurality of nanostructures, each of which includes a carbon nanotube and a hydrophilic film coated around the carbon nanotube, and has an outer layer defined by the hydrophilic films of the nanostructures to prevent the selective layer from penetrating into the hydrophilic support layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Nyan-Hwa Tai, Chi-Young Lee, Hsin-Hua Lee, Li-Han Chung, Guan-You Lin, Min-Chao Chang
  • Publication number: 20210238415
    Abstract: A method of removing metal ions is provided, which includes contacting a metal removal composition with a solution containing metal ions for removing the metal ions from the solution, wherein the metal removal composition includes a polymer with a chemical structure of: wherein Q is a quinoline-based group, n=90˜450, o=10˜50, and p=0˜20. The metal removal composition has a type of fiber or film. In addition, the metal removal composition has a porosity of 60% to 90%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Min-Fei TSAI, Feng-Jen TSAI, Ping-Yen CHEN, Yen-Cheng LI, Li-Han CHUNG
  • Publication number: 20210197132
    Abstract: A forward osmosis membrane having a high chemical resistance includes a backing layer, a selective layer, and a hydrophilic support layer sandwiched between the backing layer and the selective layer. The hydrophilic support layer includes a plurality of nanostructures, each of which includes a carbon nanotube and a hydrophilic film coated around the carbon nanotube, and has an outer layer defined by the hydrophilic films of the nanostructures to prevent the selective layer from penetrating into the hydrophilic support layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Nyan-Hwa TAI, Chi-Young LEE, Hsin-Hua LEE, Li-Han CHUNG, Guan-You LIN, Min-Chao CHANG
  • Patent number: 10710028
    Abstract: A multilayer composite membrane consists essentially of a porous support layer, an inorganic porous layer, a polymer porous layer, and a separation layer. The inorganic porous layer consists of inorganic particles and is disposed on the porous support layer. The polymer porous layer is disposed on the inorganic porous layer. The separation layer is disposed on the polymer porous layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Li-Han Chung, Min-Fei Tsai, Guan-You Lin, Yen-Cheng Li
  • Publication number: 20190388845
    Abstract: A multilayer composite membrane consists essentially of a porous support layer, an inorganic porous layer, a polymer porous layer, and a separation layer. The inorganic porous layer consists of inorganic particles and is disposed on the porous support layer. The polymer porous layer is disposed on the inorganic porous layer. The separation layer is disposed on the polymer porous layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Li-Han Chung, Min-Fei Tsai, Guan-You Lin, Yen-Cheng Li
  • Patent number: 9822306
    Abstract: A liquid crystal polymer (LCP) composite film is provided. The LCP composite film includes 88 to 99 weight percent of a liquid crystal polymer based on the total weight of the LCP composite film and 1 to 12 weight percent of a toughening agent based on the total weight of the LCP composite film. The toughening agent includes a copolymer selected from a group consisting of a thermoplastic polyolefin elastomer, a glycidyl methacrylate copolymer, a polystyrene elastomer, a polyester elastomer, and a mixture thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Mao-Yuan Chiu, Dan-Cheng Kong, Ang-Ta Tsai, Hung-Jen Liu, Min-Fei Tsai, Li-Han Chung
  • Publication number: 20160376504
    Abstract: A liquid crystal polymer (LCP) composite film is provided. The LCP composite film includes 88 to 99 weight percent of a liquid crystal polymer based on the total weight of the LCP composite film and 1 to 12 weight percent of a toughening agent based on the total weight of the LCP composite film. The toughening agent includes a copolymer selected from a group consisting of a thermoplastic polyolefin elastomer, a glycidyl methacrylate copolymer, a polystyrene elastomer, a polyester elastomer, and a mixture thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Mao-Yuan CHIU, Dan-Cheng KONG, Ang-Ta TSAI, Hung-Jen LIU, Min-Fei TSAI, Li-Han CHUNG
  • Patent number: 9257725
    Abstract: In an embodiment of the disclosure, a separator utilized in a lithium battery is provided. The separator includes a non-woven polyester support, a porous layer of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) or its derivatives formed on the non-woven polyester support, a layer of UV-curing or thermal-curing polymers formed on top of the porous layer of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) or its derivatives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2016
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Li-Han Chung, Dan-Cheng Kong, Ming-Cheng Feng, Chih-Hung Lee
  • Patent number: 8623539
    Abstract: A multilayer battery separator is provided. The multilayer battery separator includes a porous polyethylene (PE) film, and a porous thermal resistant film selected from a group consisting of: a weight ratio of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and cellulose of 90/10-40/60; a weight ratio of polyvinylidene fluoride and polyethylene glycol (PEG) of 99/1-85/15; and polyimide (PI), and combinations thereof. A method for manufacturing the multilayer battery separator is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2014
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Li-Han Chung, Ching-Chun Tsai, Dan-Cheng Kong, Ming-Cheng Feng, Kuan-Yeh Huang
  • Publication number: 20130157107
    Abstract: In an embodiment of the disclosure, a separator utilized in a lithium battery is provided. The separator includes a non-woven polyester support, a porous layer of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) or its derivatives formed on the non-woven polyester support, a layer of UV-curing or thermal-curing polymers formed on top of the porous layer of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) or its derivatives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2012
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Li-Han Chung, Dan-Cheng Kong, Ming-Cheng Feng, Chih-Hung Lee
  • Publication number: 20120141858
    Abstract: A multilayer battery separator is provided. The multilayer battery separator includes a porous polyethylene (PE) film, and a porous thermal resistant film selected from a group consisting of: a weight ratio of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and cellulose of 90/10-40/60; a weight ratio of polyvinylidene fluoride and polyethylene glycol (PEG) of 99/1-85/15; and polyimide (PI), and combinations thereof. A method for manufacturing the multilayer battery separator is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2011
    Publication date: June 7, 2012
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Li-Han Chung, Ching-Chun Tsai, Dan-Cheng Kong, Ming-Cheng Feng, Kuan-Yeh Huang