Patents by Inventor Li Xu

Li Xu 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: 20200024930
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a method for optimizing sensor network node location in a geological CO2 storage area. In the method, by analyzing data in a monitoring area, such as geological data, geographical data, and meteorological data, analyzing influence factors of a CO2 leakage event and determining a sensitivity partition, designing different coverage control schemes of monitoring sensor network nodes, or intensively or sparsely arranging sensor monitoring nodes, a coverage network is described and optimally expressed on the basis of Delaunay triangulation. In the method for optimizing sensor network node location in a geological carbon dioxide storage area, the arrangement density of wireless sensor network nodes can be dynamically adjusted according to geological and geographical features of a detection area, and the arrangement optimization of a dynamic monitoring sensor network for coal seam carbon dioxide injection area leakage can be realized.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: Hui Yang, Li Yang, Gefei Feng, Xiaodong Xu, Yong Qin, Yaqin Sun, Hui Ci, Lifang Xue
  • Patent number: 10537503
    Abstract: A microcapsule composition is provided, which contains a polyurea or polyurethane microcapsule, an alkylnaphthalenesulfonate formaldehyde condensate, and polyvinylpyrrolidone. Also disclosed is a process of preparing the microcapsule composition and a consumer product having such a microcapsule composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Yabin Lei, Li Xu, John Brahms
  • Publication number: 20200021104
    Abstract: An adaptive protection method for impedance of parallel capacitors comprises monitoring a terminal voltage and current of the capacitor; automatically calibrating the initial impedance of the capacitor when the capacitor is put into operation; calculating a real-time impedance of the capacitor during operation, dynamically updating the actual impedance of the capacitor periodically; comparing the real-time impedance of the capacitor with the actual impedance, updating the actual impedance if the relative value of the modulus of the real-time impedance change does not exceed the dynamic update limit threshold and the dynamic update reaches update period; generating an update failure alarm if the relative value of the modulus of the real-time impedance change exceeds the dynamic update limit threshold; generating a protection alarm if the relative value of the modulus of the real-time impedance change satisfies the protection alarm condition and the delay time is reached; and protecting the trip outlet if the r
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicants: NR ELECTRIC CO., LTD, NR ENGINEERING CO., LTD
    Inventors: Zhongpeng SONG, Li DING, Qunbing YU, Zhen JIN, Shu XU, Kaida DONG
  • Publication number: 20200013400
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose an interaction method and apparatus. A specific embodiment of the method includes: generating, in response to determining that a request input by a user satisfies a guiding condition, guiding information, and feeding back the guiding information to the user, the guiding condition including one of the following: associating with a plurality of query intents, or associating with no query intent; and generating, based on the request and a feedback input by the user corresponding to the guiding information, an intent-clear request, and feeding back push information bound with the intent-clear request to the user. Realizing that in the process of interacting with the user, for conditions such as the request input by the user is associated with a plurality of query intents or incompleteness, an intent-clear request associated with an explicit query intent is determined through the interaction with the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Mengmeng Zhang, Zhongji Fan, Lei Shi, Li Wan, Qiang Ju, Chao Yin, Wei Shen, Jian Xie, Ran Xu, Jingya Wang
  • Publication number: 20200010483
    Abstract: A biflavone-copper complex, a preparation method and application thereof are disclosed. The biflavone-copper complex has the following structural formula: wherein, X is NO3? or Cl?. A method of preparing the biflavone-copper complex includes the following steps: dissolving a copper salt in an alcohol and then adding into a biflavone alcoholic solution, controlling pH to 5-7; under heating and stirring, performing a reaction for 2-5 h to form a precipitate; filtering the precipitate, washing the precipitate with alcohol and water, recrystallizing the precipitate using dimethyl sulfoxide as a solvent, and drying the precipitate to obtain the biflavone-copper complex. The biflavone-copper complex is used for preparing an antitumor drug and/or an antioxidant drug.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: NANJING FORESTRY UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Li XU, Shilong YANG, Zhong LI
  • Publication number: 20200015008
    Abstract: The disclosure describes methods, clients, and electronic devices for processing audio signals. One method for processing audio signals comprises: receiving a first audio signal inputted from a first audio acquisition terminal and a second audio signal inputted from a second audio acquisition terminal, wherein the first audio acquisition terminal and the second audio acquisition terminal are located in different positions of a same location; determining a target audio signal and a reference audio signal from the first audio signal and the second audio signal; determining a filter coefficient corresponding to the target audio signal based on the reference audio signal; and eliminating, from the target audio signal, a crosstalk signal determined based on the filter coefficient and the reference audio signal. The effect that a speech path can output speech signals with less interference is achieved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Yunfeng XU, Tao YU, Li LIU
  • Patent number: 10529732
    Abstract: Embodiments of a method for forming a staircase structure of 3D memory devices are disclosed. The method comprises (i) forming an alternating layer stack including multiple layers disposed on a substrate in a vertical direction; (ii) removing a portion of the alternating layer stack to form multiple step-platforms in a staircase region of the alternating layer stack; (iii) forming a hard mask layer to cover top surfaces of the step-platforms; (iv) forming multiple openings in the hard mask layer to expose a portion of each of the step-platforms; (v) forming a photoresist layer to cover the top surfaces of the step-platforms and the hard mask layer; (vi) using a same set of trim-etch processes to pattern the photoresist layer to form a set of staircases on each of the step-platforms; (vii) removing the photoresist layer and the hard mask layer; and repeating (iii), (iv), (v), (vi) and (vii) sequentially.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Yangtze Memory Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yu Ting Zhou, Li Hong Xiao, Jian Xu, Sizhe Li, Zhao Hui Tang, Zhaosong Li
  • Patent number: 10529629
    Abstract: A method includes removing a dummy gate structure formed over a first fin and a second fin, forming an interfacial layer in the first trench and the second trench, forming a first high-k dielectric layer over the interfacial layer in the first trench and the second trench, removing the first high-k dielectric layer in the second trench, forming a self-assembled monolayer over the first high-k dielectric layer in the first trench, forming a second high-k dielectric layer over the self-assembled monolayer in the first trench and over the interfacial layer in the second trench, forming a work function metal layer in the first and the second trenches, and forming a bulk conductive layer over the work function metal layer in the first and the second trenches. In some embodiments, the first high-k dielectric layer includes lanthanum and oxygen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ju-Li Huang, Hsin-Che Chiang, Ju-Yuan Tzeng, Wei-Ze Xu, Yueh-Yi Chen, Shu-Hui Wang, Shih-Hsun Chang
  • Publication number: 20200004294
    Abstract: A flexible touch panel, a method of manufacturing the same, and a flexible touch display including the same are disclosed. The flexible touch panel includes: a flexible substrate including a flexible substrate body and at least one flexible substrate extension, the flexible substrate body being contiguous with the at least one flexible substrate extension; a plurality of touch units on the flexible substrate body; and a plurality of signal lines which are disposed on the flexible substrate and electrically connected to the plurality of touch units, wherein each of the signal lines includes a first portion on the flexible substrate body and a second portion on the flexible substrate extension so that each of the signal lines is directly connectable to an external driving circuit, and some of the signal lines include a material different from others of the signal lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Yichuan Tan, Yuxiang Ma, Qi Yin, Jian Xu, Li Ma, Tongsheng Fan, Xiaosuo Ma, Qingchao Meng
  • Publication number: 20200007461
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a resource pushing method, a device and a storage medium for a smart device, the method includes: acquiring a first pushing resource according to a preset rule, where the first pushing resource is used by the smart device to interact with a user, pushing the first pushing resource to the user. In the solution, relevant resources are actively acquired according to behavior information of the user, triggering and hotspots, and are pushed to the user, thereby saving the cost in resource querying by the user, and increasing the exposure of platform resources.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Mengmeng ZHANG, Jingyu YE, Xi ZHANG, Hualong ZU, Xinya ZHANG, Lingjin XU, Xiaochen JIA, Sunhonglu DONG, Zhongji FAN, Li WAN, Bo ZHANG, Liuhui ZHANG, Wenming WANG, Jiaguang LU, Shuai WANG, Gang ZHANG, Qiang JU, Xiaonan HE, Wensong HE, Yafei MIAO
  • Patent number: 10517562
    Abstract: A mobile radiography system is disclosed, which includes a radiation source for radiating a plurality of beams; a detector for detecting the plurality of beams from the radiation source; a controller for determining an angular difference between the radiation source and the detector; and a positioning device mounted with the radiation source for recognizing a position of the detector relative to the radiation source based on the angular difference between the radiation source and the detector to align the radiation source to the detector. A method of aligning a mobile radiography system including a radiation source and a detector is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Jiajun Gu, Hao Lai, Li Tao, Hao Xu, Kun Tao
  • Patent number: 10521888
    Abstract: An aerothermal-radiation correction method, including: using a Gaussian surface to approximate a thermal radiation noise, performing a Fourier transform on the Gaussian surface so as to obtain a centralized spectrum of the thermal radiation noise, constructing a filter function H based on the centralized spectrum of the thermal radiation noise; performing a Fourier transform on the aerothermal-radiation degraded image f so as to obtain a centralized spectrum F, taking dot product of F and H to obtain a filtered spectrum G; and performing an inverse Fourier transform on filtered spectrum G to obtain a modulus, and acquire a corrected image. The method effectively removes background noise generated by aerothermal radiation, greatly improves image quality and image signal-to-noise ratio. The method features reduced computational complexity and a shorter operation time, and is suited for real-time processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: HUAZHONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Tianxu Zhang, Xuan Hou, Chuan Zhang, Li Liu, Quan Chen, Ao Zhong, Mingxing Xu, Yutian Zhou
  • Publication number: 20190386925
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a management method, and a management device and a system that are based on the method. The method includes: sending, by a second management device, an update request to a first management device, where the update request is used to request the first management device to update requirement information of a subnet managed by the first management device; and then, determining, by the first management device, that the subnet can satisfy the update request, or determining that the subnet cannot satisfy the update request. In the solutions in the embodiments of the present disclosure, the second management device can request the first management device to update the requirement information of the subnet managed by the first management device, thereby preventing a management fault of an entire network slice when a subnet managed by the second management device cannot satisfy a preset requirement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Li JI, Ruiyue XU, Yan LI, Xiaoqian JIA
  • Publication number: 20190385603
    Abstract: A method of acoustically controlling an equalizer in a natural language includes receiving a speech; performing automatic speech recognition; outputting a text message corresponding to the speech; obtaining a digital signal processing parameter of the corresponding text message from a database according to the text message; and adjusting the equalizer according to the digital signal processing parameter. The method may be implemented on a computer readable storage medium storing executable software.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Yick Hong Lam, Yeap Yau Lin, Banghao Xu, Xudong Liu, Li Wei
  • Publication number: 20190377807
    Abstract: Embodiments generally relate transforming data for a target schema. In some embodiments, a method includes receiving input data, where the input data includes a plurality of segments, and where the segments include a plurality of source fields containing target data. The method further includes characterizing the input data based at least in part on a plurality of predetermined metrics, where the predetermined metrics determine a structure of the input data. The method further includes mapping the target data in the source fields of the segments to a plurality of target fields of a target schema based at least in part on the characterizing. The method further includes populating the target fields of the target schema with the target data from the source fields based at least in part on the mapping.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Daniel DEAN, Checed A. RODGERS, Dingcheng LI, Pei Ni LIU, Xiao Xi LIU, Hui LEI, Yu GU, Jing Min XU, Yaoping RUAN
  • Publication number: 20190380095
    Abstract: Mobile computing device power consumption can be reduced by using expiration window timers, state-based timers and/or the coordination of keep-alive timers. A mobile computing device can execute tasks associated with multiple keep-alive timers used for maintaining communication links between the device and cloud-based service providers in a single active state. A cloud-based keep-alive service can maintain mobile computing device-service provider communication links by sending one keep-alive communication to a mobile computing device in place of multiple communications. Upon receiving a response, the keep-alive surface can send a plurality of keep-alive communications to a plurality of cloud-based service providers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Applicant: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Sudeesh R. Pingili, Bharath Siravara, Martin Regen, Ray Brown, Justin Mann, Stephane Karoubi, Li Xu
  • Publication number: 20190374678
    Abstract: The present application relates to use of transglutaminases to treat various products, including medical devices such as tissue grafts, tissue matrices or other tissue-derived materials, and synthetics. The transglutaminases can be applied to the medical devices to provide advantages such as adhesion resistance or abrasion resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Yi Chen, Sean Collins, Li Ting Huang, Eric Stec, Hui Xu
  • Patent number: 10504389
    Abstract: An interactive kiosk configured to display items, attract consumers and maintain a consistent display appearance. The kiosk includes a vertically-oriented interactive display having an array of LED modules which are programmed to show images or other data related to intended purpose of the kiosk display. A combination of LED modules and non-visible filler panels behind a header panel can be included. One or more shelves, including optionally a top shelf having an interactive display is provided for displaying objects with which a user can securely interact, or otherwise select for purchase. The kiosk is adapted to mount to different retailer structures as needed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: GOOGLE LLC
    Inventors: Christopher Graham Tewksbury, Li Xu, Nicholas Joseph Scalzi, Victoria A. Spielmann
  • Patent number: 10495648
    Abstract: The present application provides methods of diagnosing, treating, and/or monitoring a liver disease or condition in a human.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: GILEAD SCIENCES, INC.
    Inventors: Nandita Amartya Kumar Sarkar, Ren Y. Xu, Biao Li
  • Patent number: D871807
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: GOOGLE LLC
    Inventors: Victoria A. Spielmann, Li Xu, Warit Tulyathorn