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: 10728983
    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: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Meng Li, Mingli Kang, Liqiang Zhu, Lieyi Fang
  • Publication number: 20200236757
    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: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Lieyi FANG, Jun ZHOU
  • Publication number: 20200228019
    Abstract: Controller and method for a power converter. For example, the controller includes a first controller terminal coupled to a gate terminal of a transistor. The transistor further includes a drain terminal and a source terminal, and the first controller terminal is at a first voltage as a first function of time. Additionally, the controller includes a second controller terminal coupled to the source terminal. The second controller terminal is at a second voltage as a second function of time. Moreover, the controller includes a third controller terminal coupled to a first resistor terminal of a resistor. The resistor further includes a second resistor terminal, and the third controller terminal is at a third voltage as a third function of time. Also, the controller includes a fourth controller terminal coupled to a first capacitor terminal of a capacitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: LIQIANG ZHU, Lieyi Fang
  • Publication number: 20200220454
    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: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Yuan Lin, Lieyi Fang
  • Publication number: 20200221550
    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: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: LIEYI FANG, JUN ZHOU
  • Publication number: 20200212811
    Abstract: Systems and methods for voltage compensation based on load conditions in power converters. For example, a system controller for regulating a power converter includes a first controller terminal; a second controller terminal; and a compensation current generator. The compensation current generator is configured to receive an input signal through the first controller terminal. The input signal indicates a first current flowing through a primary winding of a power converter. The compensation current generator is configured to receive a demagnetization signal related to a demagnetization period of the power converter and associated with an auxiliary winding of the power converter. The compensation current generator is configured to generate a compensation current based at least in part on the input signal and the demagnetization signal. The compensation current generator is connected to a resistor. The resistor is configured to generate a compensation voltage based at least in part on the compensation current.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: WUPING LIN, Yunchao Zhang, Jianfeng Huang, Lieyi Fang
  • Publication number: 20200204130
    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: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Tingzhi Yuan, Zibin Chen, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10693375
    Abstract: System controller and method for a power converter. For example, the system controller includes a first current controller configured to receive a first input signal and generate a first output signal based at least in part on the first input signal, a second current controller configured to receive a compensation signal and a second input signal and generate a second output signal based at least in part on the second input signal, and a drive signal generator configured to receive the first output signal and the second output signal, generate a first drive signal based at least in part on the first output signal and the second output signal, and generate a second drive signal based at least in part on the first output signal and the second output signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Haibo Li, Fagang Wang, Qiang Luo, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10693374
    Abstract: System controller and method for a power converter. For example, the system controller includes a first current controller configured to receive a first input signal and generate a first output signal based at least in part on the first input signal, a second current controller configured to receive a compensation signal and a second input signal and generate a second output signal based at least in part on the second input signal, and a drive signal generator configured to receive the first output signal and the second output signal, generate a first drive signal based at least in part on the first output signal and the second output signal, and generate a second drive signal based at least in part on the first output signal and the second output signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Haibo Li, Fagang Wang, Qiang Luo, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10687397
    Abstract: Systems and methods for dimming control using TRIAC dimmers are provided. An example apparatus for a power conversion system includes: a process-and-drive component configured to receive an input signal and output a drive signal to a switch to affect a current that flows through a primary winding of a power conversion system. The input signal includes a first pulse associated with a first input period and a second pulse associated with a second input period. The drive signal is associated with a first modulation period for the first input period and a second modulation period for the second input period. The process-and-drive component is further configured to: determine the first modulation period for the first input period; change the drive signal between a first logic level and a second logic level at a modulation frequency during the first modulation period; determine the second modulation period for the second input period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Liqiang Zhu, Jiqing Yang, Zhuoyan Li, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10686373
    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: November 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Qian Fang, Cong Lan, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10686359
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for regulating a power conversion system. An example system controller includes a first controller terminal and a second controller terminal. The first controller terminal is configured to receive a first signal associated with an input signal for a primary winding of a power conversation system. The second controller terminal is configured to output a drive signal to a switch to affect a first current flowing through the primary winding of the power conversion system, the drive signal being associated with an on-time period, the switch being closed during the on-time period. The system controller is configured to adjust a duration of the on-time period based on at least information associated with the first signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xiangkun Zhai, Yunchao Zhang, Jun Zhou, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10681786
    Abstract: A two-terminal IC chip and method thereof. For example, a two-terminal IC chip includes a first chip terminal and a second chip terminal. A first terminal voltage is a voltage of the first chip terminal, a second terminal voltage is a voltage of the second chip terminal, and a chip voltage is equal to a difference between the first terminal voltage and the second terminal voltage. The chip is configured to allow a chip current to flow into the chip at the first chip terminal and out of the chip at the second chip terminal, or to flow into the chip at the second chip terminal and out of the chip at the first chip terminal. The chip current is larger than or equal to zero in magnitude. The chip is further configured to change a relationship between the chip voltage and the chip current with respect to time. The chip is an integrated circuit, and the chip does not include any additional chip terminal other than the first chip terminal and the second chip terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Qiang Luo, Liqiang Zhu, Zhiliang Chen, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10680525
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for regulating power conversion systems. A system controller includes: a first controller terminal configured to receive a first signal related to an input signal for a primary winding of a power conversation system; and a second controller terminal configured to output a drive signal to a switch to affect a current flowing through the primary winding, the drive signal being associated with a switching period including an on-time period and an off-time period. The switch is closed (e.g., being turned on) in response to the drive signal during the on-time period. The switch is opened (e.g., being turned off) 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. The system controller is configured to keep a multiplication product of the duty cycle and the duration of the on-time period approximately constant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Qian Fang, Xiangkun Zhai, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10667351
    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 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Lieyi Fang, Jun Zhou
  • Patent number: 10651747
    Abstract: System controller and method for regulating a power converter. For example, the system controller includes a first controller terminal and a second controller terminal. The system controller is configured to: receive, at the first controller terminal, an input signal; generate a drive signal based at least in part on the input signal, the drive signal being associated with an on-time period and an off-time period, the on-time period including a first beginning and a first end; and output, at the second controller terminal, the drive signal to a switch to close the switch during the on-time period and open the switch during the off-time period to affect a current associated with a secondary winding of the power converter. The system controller is further configured to detect a demagnetization period associated with the secondary winding based at least in part on the input signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yaming Cao, Qiang Luo, Lieyi Fang
  • Publication number: 20200146121
    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: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: LIQIANG ZHU, Jun ZHOU, Lieyi FANG
  • Publication number: 20200144834
    Abstract: System and method for discharging a capacitor. An example system includes a signal detector and a discharge control component. The signal detector is configured to receive an input signal and generate a detection signal based on at least information associated with the input signal, the input signal being associated with an alternate current signal received by a capacitor including a first capacitor terminal and a second capacitor terminal. The discharge control component configured to receive at least the detection signal and generate an output signal to discharge the capacitor if the detection signal satisfies one or more conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: MIAO LI, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10622902
    Abstract: System controller and method for regulating a power converter. For example, the system controller includes a first controller terminal and a second controller terminal. The system controller is configured to receive an input signal at the first controller terminal and generate a drive signal at the second controller terminal based at least in part on the input signal to turn on or off a transistor in order to affect a current associated with a secondary winding of the power converter. Additionally, the system controller is further configured to determine whether the input signal remains larger than a first threshold for a first time period that is equal to or longer than a first predetermined duration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yaming Cao, Qiang Luo, Yuan Lin, Lieyi Fang
  • Patent number: 10622903
    Abstract: System controller and method for regulating a power converter. For example, the system controller includes a first controller terminal and a second controller terminal. The system controller is configured to receive an input signal at the first controller terminal and generate a drive signal at the second controller terminal based at least in part on the input signal to turn on or off a transistor in order to affect a current associated with a secondary winding of the power converter. Additionally, the system controller is further configured to determine whether the input signal remains larger than a first threshold for a first time period that is equal to or longer than a first predetermined duration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: On-Bright Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yaming Cao, Qiang Luo, Yuan Lin, Lieyi Fang