Patents by Inventor Min Lu

Min Lu 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: 20210371292
    Abstract: A large-particle spherical salt with a particle size of 400-950 ?m and a sphericity of 0.5-1.0 is disclosed, which overcomes the existing difficulty in this field for larger particle size as well as higher sphericity. A preparation method of the large-particle spherical salt is also disclosed, wherein in one preparation process, 2% of gum arabic (based on the mass percentage of solute sodium chloride in a sodium chloride saturated solution) is added, and under conditions of an evaporating temperature of 60° C. a stirring rate of 350 rpm, and an evaporating time of 8 hours, a large-particle spherical salt with a particle size of 921.593 ?m and an average sphericity of 0.904 is successfully prepared. The large-particle spherical salt prepared by the method has a uniform particle size distribution and good appearance, can be combined with other substances, adding some extra value to the salt. Meanwhile, the large-particle spherical salt prepared by the method has a high safety grade (e.g.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Inventors: Na TANG, Min LU, Wei DU, Penggao CHENG, Jun XIANG, Lei ZHANG, Songbo WANG, Jianping ZHANG
  • Patent number: 11189607
    Abstract: A micro LED display panel which is transparent to ambient light includes a TFT substrate, a plurality of micro LEDs, a first insulating layer, and a second insulating layer. The TFT substrate includes a first surface and a second surface. The micro LEDs and the first insulating layer are on the first surface. The first insulating layer is transparent. The second insulating layer includes insulating units spaced from each other and made of a light absorbing material. Each insulating unit is on a side of the first insulating layer away from the TFT substrate and each micro LED is embedded in the first insulating layer and in one of insulating units. Regions of the TFT substrate not covered by the insulating layer are regions which allow light to pass through.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: I-Wei Wu, I-Min Lu, Loganathan Murugan
  • Publication number: 20210366690
    Abstract: An ion implantation system includes an ion implanter containing an ion source unit and a dopant source gas supply system. The system includes a dopant source gas storage tank inside a gas box container located remotely to the ion implanter and a dopant source gas supply pipe configured to supply a dopant source gas from the dopant source gas storage tank to the ion source unit. The dopant source gas supply pipe includes an inner pipe, an outer pipe enclosing the inner pipe, a first pipe adaptor coupled to first end of respective inner and outer pipes, and a second pipe adaptor coupled to seconds end of respective inner and outer pipes opposite the first end. The first pipe adaptor connects the inner pipe to the dopant source gas storage tank and the second pipe adaptor connects the inner pipe to the ion source unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Hom-Chung LIN, Jih-Churng TWU, Yi-Ting CHANG, Chao-Po LU, Tsung-Min Lin
  • Patent number: 11177137
    Abstract: A method includes bonding a first surface of a first semiconductor substrate to a first surface of a second semiconductor substrate and forming a cavity in the first area of the first semiconductor substrate, where forming the cavity comprises: supplying a passivation gas mixture that deposits a passivation layer on a bottom surface and sidewalls of the cavity, where during deposition of the passivation layer, a deposition rate of the passivation layer on the bottom surface of the cavity is the same as a deposition rate of the passivation layer on sidewalls of the cavity; and etching the first area of the first semiconductor substrate using an etching gas, where the etching gas is supplied concurrently with the passivation gas mixture, etching the first area of the first semiconductor substrate comprises etching in a vertical direction at a greater rate than etching in a lateral direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Wen-Hsiung Lu, Hui-Min Huang, Ming-Da Cheng, Wei-Hung Lin, Chen-En Yen, Hsu-Lun Liu
  • Publication number: 20210348418
    Abstract: The installation kit for an electric lock includes a second lock having a rotary part. The rotary part includes a second shaft. A sleeve is driven by the rotary part and includes a passage which forms an opening formed to one end of the sleeve. A latch bolt includes an operation portion. A first lock includes a first shaft which is engaged with the operation portion so as to lock or unlock the latch bolt. The first shaft of the first lock is engaged with the passage of the sleeve and is co-rotated with the sleeve. The opening is a straight linear-shaped opening, a rectangular-shaped opening so as to be cooperated with the first lock. The second lock can be replaced a new one and operates the first lock and the latch bolt by the rotary part of the second lock.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2021
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Inventor: SHIH-MIN LU
  • Patent number: 11171100
    Abstract: Structures and formation methods of a semiconductor device structure are provided. The method includes forming a seed layer to cover a first passivation layer over a semiconductor substrate. The method also includes forming a metal layer to partially cover the seed layer by using the seed layer as an electrode layer in a first plating process and forming a metal pillar bump over the metal layer by using the seed layer as an electrode layer in a second plating process. In addition, the method includes forming a second passivation layer over the metal layer, wherein the second passivation layer includes a protrusion portion extending from a top surface of the second passivation layer and surrounding the sidewall of the metal pillar bump.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD
    Inventors: Hui-Min Huang, Wei-Hung Lin, Wen-Hsiung Lu, Ming-Da Cheng, Chang-Jung Hsueh, Kuan-Liang Lai
  • Publication number: 20210341454
    Abstract: Methods and systems for estimating a surface runoff based on a pixel scale are disclosed. In some embodiments, the method includes the following steps: (1) calculating a vegetation canopy interception water storage, a litterfall interception water storage, and a soil water storage according to an obtained original remote sensing dataset of a climate element in a study area; (2) calculating a vegetation-soil interception water conservation in the study area based on an established vegetation-soil interception water conservation estimation model according to the vegetation canopy interception water storage, the litterfall interception water storage, the soil water storage, and monthly precipitation; and (3) calculating a surface runoff in the study area based on an established water balance water conservation estimation model according to the monthly precipitation, monthly snowmelt, monthly actual evapotranspiration, and the vegetation-soil interception water conservation in the study area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Inventors: Xiaoyong BAI, Shijie Wang, Luhua WU, Fei CHEN, Miao ZHOU, Yichao TIAN, Guangjie LUO, Qin LI, Jinfeng WANG, Yuanhuan XIE, Yujie YANG, Chaojun LI, Yuanhong DENG, Zeyin HU, Shiqi TIAN, Qian LU, Chen RAN, Min Liu
  • Publication number: 20210341453
    Abstract: Methods and systems for estimating a groundwater recharge based on a pixel scale are disclosed. In some embodiments, a method includes the following steps: (1) obtaining an original remote sensing dataset of a climate element in a study area and a pixel area of the study area; (2) calculating a total water resource yield in the study area by a water balance equation according to the original remote sensing dataset of the climate element and the pixel area of the study area; and (3) estimating the groundwater recharge in the study area according to the total water resource yield and the monthly runoff in the study area. The original remote sensing dataset of the climate element includes monthly precipitation per unit pixel area, monthly actual evapotranspiration per unit pixel area, monthly snowmelt per unit pixel area, monthly soil moisture change per unit pixel area, and monthly runoff.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Inventors: Xiaoyong BAI, Shijie WANG, Luhua WU, Fei CHEN, Miao ZHOU, Yichao TIAN, Guangjie LUO, Qin LI, Jinfeng WANG, Yuanhuan XIE, Yujie Yang, Chaojun LI, Yuanhong DENG, Zeyin HU, Shiqi TIAN, Qian LU, Chen RAN, Min LIU
  • Publication number: 20210339426
    Abstract: A production line of a CA abrasive, including: a belt mold, the belt mold being provided with a cavity; a transmission device, configured to drive the belt mold to run; a slurry coating mechanism, configured to coat a slurry on a surface and into the cavity of the belt mold; a slurry scraping mechanism, configured to scrap the slurry coated on the surface of the belt mold into the cavity; a drying mechanism, configured to dry the belt mold so that the slurry is dried and precipitated into abrasive grains; a separation mechanism, arranged below the drying mechanism and configured to shake down the abrasive grains in the cavity of the belt mold by vibrating; a sweeping mechanism, configured to sweep slurry fragments of the belt mold after separation; and a release agent coating mechanism, configured to spray a release agent to the swept belt mold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicants: QINGDAO UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, QINGDAO SISA ABRASIVES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Changhe LI, Baoteng HUANG, Han ZHAI, Bingheng LU, Huajun CAO, Zhen WANG, Naiqing ZHANG, Min YANG, Yanbin ZHANG, Yali HOU, Runze LI, Xin CUI, Mingzheng LIU, Teng GAO, Xiaoming WANG
  • Publication number: 20210341445
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for monitoring a change of vegetation water conservation. The method includes: obtaining global land water storage change data, precipitation, actual evapotranspiration, soil moisture storage, snowmelt, snow water storage, surface water storage, groundwater storage, change in surface and groundwater resources, litterfall interception water storage, average natural water content, maximum water holding capacity and litterfall accumulation; preprocessing the above data, and calculating a change of vegetation canopy water storage; calculating a change of litterfall interception water storage; calculating a change of soil moisture storage; and determining a water conservation change according to the change of vegetation canopy water storage, the change of litterfall interception water storage and the soil moisture change. The method provides new technical support and reference for the evaluation of ecological effects and water conservation during ecological restoration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Inventors: Xiaoyong BAI, Shijie WANG, Luhua WU, Fei CHEN, Miao ZHOU, Yichao TIAN, Guangjie LUO, Qin LI, Jinfeng WANG, Yuanhuan XIE, Yujie YANG, Chaojun LI, Yuanhong DENG, Zeyin HU, Shiqi TIAN, Qian LU, Chen RAN, Min LIU
  • Publication number: 20210341647
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for determining a surface runoff yield in a vegetation-covered area. The present invention improves and integrates a water conservation model with a Zhang's model based on remote sensing data. The present invention constructs a new method for calculating a surface runoff yield in a vegetation-covered area on a spatial pixel scale based on a water balance equation of the vegetation-covered area. This method utilizes real-time dynamic multi-temporal remote sensing data to calculate a vegetation canopy interception water storage, a vegetation litterfall interception water storage, a soil water storage change, a vegetation water conservation, a vegetation evapotranspiration and a vegetation runoff yield. The method realizes the long-term dynamic estimation of the surface runoff yield in regional and global vegetation-covered areas on a spatial pixel scale. It has the advantages of being efficient, fast, accurate, and applicable to large-scale vegetation-covered areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Inventors: Xiaoyong BAI, Shijie WANG, Luhua WU, Fei CHEN, Miao ZHOU, Yichao TIAN, Guangjie LUO, Qin LI, Jinfeng WANG, Yuanhuan XIE, Yujie YANG, Chaojun LI, Yuanhong DENG, Zeyin HU, Shiqi TIAN, Qian LU, Chen RAN, Min LIU
  • Patent number: 11163542
    Abstract: A system and method for facilitating automatically adjusting a user interface display screen or portion thereof. An example method includes determining context information associated with data, wherein the data is maintained in accordance with a data model; generating a signal when the context information changes; and employing the signal to automatically configure one or more characteristics of a user interface architecture, resulting in an adjusted user interface architecture. The context information may include information specifying one or more attributes relating to the data model. Generating may further include analyzing the one or more attributes to determine a modification to be made to the user interface architecture and then rendering a user interface display screen based on a modified user interface architecture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Oracle International Corporation
    Inventors: Blake Sullivan, Edward Farrell, Jing Wu, Venkata Guddanti, Min Lu, Hongbing Wang, Michael Elges, Michael William McGrath, Gangadhar Konduri
  • Publication number: 20210329842
    Abstract: A threshing device with two-way pull wires and adjustable threshing clearance includes a tensioning mechanism, and several grid bars in clearance fit with side plates, wherein the tensioning mechanism is mounted on the several grid bars so that the grid bars can move in radial and tangential directions in the clearance; the tensioning mechanism includes a tangential tensioning device and a radial tensioning device, wherein the radial tensioning device is mounted in the radial direction of any one of the grid bars, so that the grid bars can move in the radial direction in the clearance; the tangential tensioning device is mounted in series in the tangential direction of the grid bars, so that the grid bars can move in the tangential direction in the clearance. The present invention further provides a combined harvester, which includes the threshing device with two-way pull wires and adjustable threshing clearance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Inventors: Zheng MA, Min HAN, Yaoming LI, Lizhang XU, Kechao MA, Zhong TANG, En LU, Zhenwei LIANG
  • Patent number: 11156871
    Abstract: A backlight module for an LCD display includes backlight units. Each backlight unit includes a backplane unit, a first reflecting unit on the backplane unit, an LED on the backplane unit extending through the first reflecting unit, and a light guiding unit on a side of the LED and the first reflecting unit away from the backplane unit. The light guiding unit is transparent. Each backlight unit further includes a second reflecting unit on a side of the light guiding unit away from the backplane unit. The second reflecting unit includes at least one reflecting region and at least one transmitting region. The reflecting region reflects light; the transmitting region allows light to pass through. At least one backlight unit comprises a quantum dot layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wei-Chih Chang, I-Min Lu, Kuan-Hsien Jiang
  • Publication number: 20210328860
    Abstract: Embodiments of this application disclose an iOAM packet transmission method and related apparatus. In the method, a tail node device in a measurement domain receives a first iOAM packet, and determines whether the first iOAM packet includes an important data identifier. If the first iOAM packet includes the important data identifier, the tail node device generates, based on the first iOAM packet, a notification message that includes first node information, and sends the notification message to a management device in an iOAM network. According to the solution in the embodiments of this application, only when the received first iOAM packet includes the important data identifier, the tail node device generates the notification message based on the first iOAM packet and reports the notification message.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Tianran Zhou, Ling Xu, Min Liu, Bo Lu
  • Publication number: 20210326534
    Abstract: A date extractor disclosed herein allows extracting dates and date ranges from documents. An implementation of the date extractor is implemented using various computer process instructions including scanning a document to generate a plurality of tokens, assigning labels to token using named entity recognition machine to generate a named entity vector, extracting dates from the named entity vector by comparing each of the named entities of the named entity vector to predetermined patterns of dates to generate a date vector, generating a plurality of date pairs from the date vector, and extracting date-ranges by comparing the plurality of date pairs to predetermined patterns of date ranges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Ying WANG, Min LI, Mengyan LU
  • Patent number: 11145521
    Abstract: A method for cleaning a semiconductor substrate is provided. The method includes the steps of: applying a first agent onto a top surface of the semiconductor substrate while the semiconductor substrate is rotated at a first rotational frequency; immersing the semiconductor substrate in a second agent while rotating the semiconductor substrate at a second rotational frequency; and rotating the semiconductor substrate at a third rotational frequency while a third agent is introduced onto the top surface of the semiconductor substrate. The first rotational frequency may be greater than the third rotational frequency and the third rotational frequency is greater than the second rotational frequency. In some embodiments, the second rotational frequency is zero and the semiconductor substrate is held stationary during the immersing step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mei Hui Tsai, Hsiao-Yi Wang, Yen-Min Liao, Po-Sheng Lu
  • Publication number: 20210312131
    Abstract: A technical document scanner disclosed herein determines and categorizes various common issues among a large number of documents. An implementation of the technical document scanner is implemented using various computer process instructions including scanning a technical document to extract content, applying named entity recognition on the extracted content from the technical document to extract named entities, applying relation extraction on the named entities to extract relations between the named entities, and analyzing the relations between the entities to compose lists of high relevance entities for issue checking.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Ying WANG, Min LI, Mengyan LU
  • Publication number: 20210312132
    Abstract: A coding information extractor disclosed herein uses machine learning approach to extract coding information from documents. An implementation of the coding information extractor is implemented using various computer process instructions including scanning a document to generate a plurality of tokens, determining one or more features of the plurality of tokens using term frequency (TF), inverse document frequency (IDF), and code type similarity features, and determining field type, field name, and field value of the one or more of the tokens using named entity recognition (NER).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Ying WANG, Min LI, Mengyan LU, Xiaoliang SHI
  • Patent number: 11139384
    Abstract: A method for fabricating semiconductor device is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: providing a substrate having a first region, a second region, a third region, and a fourth region; forming a tuning layer on the second region; forming a first work function metal layer on the first region and the tuning layer of the second region; forming a second work function metal layer on the first region, the second region, and the fourth region; and forming a top barrier metal (TBM) layer on the first region, the second region, the third region, and the fourth region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Kuo-Chih Lai, Yun-Tzu Chang, Wei-Ming Hsiao, Nien-Ting Ho, Shih-Min Chou, Yang-Ju Lu, Ching-Yun Chang, Yen-Chen Chen, Kuan-Chun Lin, Chi-Mao Hsu