Patents by Inventor Lieyi Fang

Lieyi Fang 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: 10999903
    Abstract: System controller and method for a lighting system according to certain embodiments. For example, the system controller includes a first controller terminal configured to receive a first signal, and a second controller terminal coupled to a first transistor terminal of a transistor. The transistor further includes a second transistor terminal and a third transistor terminal. The second transistor terminal is coupled to a first winding terminal of a winding, and the winding further includes a second winding terminal coupled to a capacitor. Additionally, the system controller includes a third controller terminal coupled to the third transistor terminal of the transistor, and a fourth controller terminal coupled to a resistor and configured to receive a second signal. The second signal represents a magnitude of a current flowing through at least the winding, the third controller terminal, the fourth controller terminal, and the resistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zhuoyan Li, Liqiang Zhu, Xueyou Ling, Jun Zhou, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10999904
    Abstract: System and method for dimming control of one or more light emitting diodes. An example system includes one or more signal processing components configured to receive a first signal associated with a TRIAC dimmer, process information associated with the first signal, determine whether the TRIAC dimmer is in a first condition or a second condition, generate a second signal based on at least information associated with the first signal, and send the second signal to a switch. The one or more signal processing components are further configured to, if the TRIAC dimmer is determined to be in the first condition, generate the second signal to cause the switch to be opened and closed corresponding to a modulation frequency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Liqiang Zhu, Jun Zhou, Yongsheng Su, Lieyi Fang
  • Publication number: 20210104949
    Abstract: System controller and method for a power converter. For example, a system controller for a power converter includes a logic controller configured to generate a modulation signal, and a driver configured to receive the modulation signal, generate a drive signal based at least in part on the modulation signal, and output the drive signal to a switch to affect a current flowing through an inductive winding for a power converter. Additionally, the system controller includes a voltage-to-voltage converter configured to receive a first voltage signal, the modulation signal, and a demagnetization signal, and to generate a second voltage signal based at least in part on the first voltage signal, the modulation signal, and the demagnetization signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Zhuoyan Li, Liqiang Zhu, Jiqing Yang, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10973096
    Abstract: System and method for providing at least an output current to one or more light emitting diodes. The system includes a control component configured to receive at least a demagnetization signal, a sensed signal and a reference signal and to generate a control signal based on at least information associated with the demagnetization signal, the sensed signal and the reference signal, and a logic and driving component configured to receive at least the control signal and output a drive signal to a switch based on at least information associated with the control signal. The switch is connected to a first diode terminal of a diode and a first inductor terminal of an inductor. The diode further includes a second diode terminal, and the inductor further includes a second inductor terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Lieyi Fang, Jun Zhou
  • Patent number: 10973095
    Abstract: System and method for controlling one or more light emitting diodes. For example, the system includes a bleeder configured to receive a rectified voltage generated by a rectifying bridge, and a dimmer detector configured to receive an input voltage generated by a voltage divider, determine whether or not the rectified voltage is associated with a TRIAC dimmer, and output a control signal to the bleeder. The voltage divider is configured to receive the rectified voltage, and the input voltage indicates a magnitude of the rectified voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Liqiang Zhu, Jun Zhou, Lieyi Fang
  • Publication number: 20210100081
    Abstract: System and method for regulating one or more currents. The system includes a system controller, an inductor, a first resistor, a switch and a first diode. The system controller includes a first controller terminal and a ground terminal, the system controller being configured to output a drive signal at the first controller terminal. The inductor includes a first inductor terminal and a second inductor terminal, the first inductor terminal being coupled to the ground terminal, the second inductor terminal being coupled to one or more light emitting diodes. The first resistor includes a first resistor terminal and a second resistor terminal, the first resistor terminal being coupled to the ground terminal. The switch is configured to receive the drive signal and coupled to the second resistor terminal. The first diode includes a first diode terminal and a second diode terminal and coupled to the first resistor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: JUN ZHOU, Yunchao Zhang, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10951186
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for amplifying multiple input signals to generate multiple output signals. An example system includes: a first channel configured to receive a first input signal and a second input signal and generate a first output signal and a second output signal based at least in part on the first input signal and the second input signal; and a second channel configured to receive a third input signal and a fourth input signal and generate a third output signal and a fourth output signal based at least in part on the third input signal and the fourth input signal. A first differential signal is equal to the first input signal minus the second input signal. A second differential signal is equal to the third input signal minus the fourth input signal. The first output signal corresponds to a first phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tingzhi Yuan, Zibin Chen, Lieyi Fang
  • Publication number: 20210075319
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for regulating a power converter. An example system controller includes: a driver configured to output a drive signal to a switch to affect a current flowing through an inductive winding of a power converter, the drive signal being associated with a switching period including an on-time period and an off-time period. The switch is closed in response to the drive signal during the on-time period. The switch is opened in response to the drive signal during the off-time period. A duty cycle is equal to a duration of the on-time period divided by a duration of the switching period. One minus the duty cycle is equal to a parameter. The system controller is configured to keep a multiplication product of the duty cycle, the parameter and the duration of the on-time period approximately constant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Qian Fang, Cong Lan, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10944325
    Abstract: System and method for regulating a power conversion system. An example system controller for regulating a power conversion system includes a first controller terminal associated with a first controller voltage and coupled to a first transistor terminal of a first transistor, the first transistor further including a second transistor terminal and a third transistor terminal, the second transistor terminal being coupled to a primary winding of a power conversion system, a second controller terminal associated with a second controller voltage and coupled to the third transistor terminal, and a third controller terminal associated with a third controller voltage. The first controller voltage is equal to a sum of the third controller voltage and a first voltage difference. The second controller voltage is equal to a sum of the third controller voltage and a second voltage difference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jiqing Yang, Jun Zhou, Liqiang Zhu, Qiang Luo, Lieyi Fang
  • Publication number: 20210067027
    Abstract: Controller and method for a power converter. For example, a controller for a power converter includes: a first terminal configured to receive a first terminal voltage; a second terminal configured to receive a second terminal voltage; a comparator configured to receive a first threshold voltage and the second terminal voltage and to generate a comparison signal based at least in part on the first threshold voltage and the second terminal voltage; and a switch configured to receive the first terminal voltage and the comparison signal, the switch being further configured to be closed to allow a current to flow out of the second terminal through the switch if the comparison signal is at a first logic level; wherein the comparator is further configured to: receive a first reference voltage as the first threshold voltage if the first terminal voltage is smaller than a second threshold voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Tuofu Liu, Xiangkun Zhai, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10910951
    Abstract: Power conversion system and method. The system includes a first capacitor including a first capacitor terminal and a second capacitor terminal, a second capacitor including a third capacitor terminal and a fourth capacitor terminal, and a plurality of diodes including a first diode, a second diode, a third diode, and a fourth diode. The first diode is coupled to the second diode at a first node, the second diode is coupled to the fourth diode at a second node, the fourth diode is coupled to the third diode at a third node, and the third diode is coupled to the first diode at a fourth node. Additionally, the system includes a fifth diode including a first anode and a first cathode and a sixth diode including a second anode and a second cathode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yingchieh Lin, Bo Li, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10904974
    Abstract: System and method for regulating one or more currents. The system includes a system controller, an inductor, a first resistor, a switch and a first diode. The system controller includes a first controller terminal and a ground terminal, the system controller being configured to output a drive signal at the first controller terminal. The inductor includes a first inductor terminal and a second inductor terminal, the first inductor terminal being coupled to the ground terminal, the second inductor terminal being coupled to one or more light emitting diodes. The first resistor includes a first resistor terminal and a second resistor terminal, the first resistor terminal being coupled to the ground terminal. The switch is configured to receive the drive signal and coupled to the second resistor terminal. The first diode includes a first diode terminal and a second diode terminal and coupled to the first resistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Zhou, Yunchao Zhang, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10903808
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for amplifying multiple input signals to generate multiple output signals. An example system includes: a first channel configured to receive a first input signal and a second input signal and generate a first output signal and a second output signal based at least in part on the first input signal and the second input signal; and a second channel configured to receive a third input signal and a fourth input signal and generate a third output signal and a fourth output signal based at least in part on the third input signal and the fourth input signal. A first differential signal is equal to the first input signal minus the second input signal. A second differential signal is equal to the third input signal minus the fourth input signal. The first output signal corresponds to a first phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tingzhi Yuan, Zibin Chen, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10879793
    Abstract: System and method are provided for regulating a power converter. The system includes a signal processing component configured to receive a first input signal and a second input signal, process information associated with the first input signal and the second input signal, and output a drive signal to a switch based on at least information associated with the first input signal and the second input signal. The first input signal is associated with at least a feedback signal related to an output voltage of the power converter. The second input signal is associated with at least a primary current flowing through a primary winding of the power converter. The signal processing component is further configured to change a peak value of the primary current within a first predetermined range, and change the switching frequency of the power converter within a second predetermined range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuan Lin, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10873263
    Abstract: System controller and method for a power converter. For example, a system controller for a power converter includes a logic controller configured to generate a modulation signal, and a driver configured to receive the modulation signal, generate a drive signal based at least in part on the modulation signal, and output the drive signal to switch to affect a current flowing through an inductive winding for a power converter. Additionally, the system controller includes a voltage-to-voltage converter configured to receive a first voltage signal, the modulation signal, and a demagnetization signal, and to generate a second voltage signal based at least in part on the first voltage signal, the modulation signal, and the demagnetization signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zhuoyan Li, Liqiang Zhu, Jiqing Yang, Lieyi Fang
  • Publication number: 20200389958
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided herein for current regulation. An example system controller includes: a first controller terminal configured to receive an input voltage, the first controller terminal being further configured to allow a first current flowing into the system controller based at least in part on the input voltage in response to one or more switches being closed; a second controller terminal configured to allow the first current to flow out of the system controller through the second controller terminal in response to the one or more switches being closed; a fourth controller terminal coupled to the third controller terminal through a first capacitor, the first capacitor not being any part of the system controller; and an error amplifier configured to generate a compensation signal based at least in part on the current sensing signal, the error amplifier including a second capacitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Meng Li, Mingli Kang, Liqiang Zhu, Lieyi Fang
  • Publication number: 20200389131
    Abstract: System and method for integrating an input signal to generate an output signal. The system includes a first integrator configured to receive the input signal and generate an integrated signal based on at least information associated with the input signal, a second integrator configured to receive the integrated signal and generate the output signal based on at least information associated with the integrated signal, and a compensation capacitor coupled to the first integrator and the second integrator. The first integrator includes a first integration capacitor and a first operational amplifier including a first input terminal and a first output terminal, the first integration capacitor being coupled between the first input terminal and the first output terminal. The second integrator includes a second integration capacitor and a second operational amplifier including a second input terminal and a second output terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: TINGZHI YUAN, YUNCHAO ZHANG, ZHIQIANG SUN, LIEYI FANG
  • Publication number: 20200367336
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for regulating a power conversion system. An example system controller includes: a detection component configured to receive an input voltage related to a diode connected to an inductor and output a first signal at a first logic level in response to the input voltage being larger than a predetermined threshold, a control logic component configured to receive the first signal, process information associated with the first signal, and output a modulation signal related to a modulation frequency in response to the first signal being at the first logic level, and a driving component configured to receive the modulation signal and output a drive signal to open and close a first switch at the modulation frequency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventor: LIEYI FANG
  • Patent number: 10819226
    Abstract: System and method are provided for regulating a power converter. The system includes a signal processing component configured to receive a first input signal and a second input signal, process information associated with the first input signal and the second input signal, and output a drive signal to a switch based on at least information associated with the first input signal and the second input signal. The first input signal is associated with at least a feedback signal related to an output voltage of the power converter. The second input signal is associated with at least a primary current flowing through a primary winding of the power converter. The signal processing component is further configured to change a peak value of the primary current within a first predetermined range, and change the switching frequency of the power converter within a second predetermined range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuan Lin, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10811965
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for regulating a power converter. An example system controller includes: a driver configured to output a drive signal to a switch to affect a current flowing through an inductive winding of a power converter, the drive signal being associated with a switching period including an on-time period and an off-time period. The switch is closed in response to the drive signal during the on-time period. The switch is opened in response to the drive signal during the off-time period. A duty cycle is equal to a duration of the on-time period divided by a duration of the switching period. One minus the duty cycle is equal to a parameter. The system controller is configured to keep a multiplication product of the duty cycle, the parameter and the duration of the on-time period approximately constant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Qian Fang, Cong Lan, Lieyi Fang