Patents by Inventor Min Wei

Min Wei 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: 10015980
    Abstract: A method includes a step of identifying a subject in need of diet modification; and administering a first diet to the subject for a first time period. The first diet provides 4.5 to 7 kilocalories per pound of subject for a first day and 3 to 5 kilocalories per pound of subject per day for a second to fifth day of the first diet. The first diet includes less than 30 g of sugar on the first day; less than 20 g of sugar on the second to fifth days; less than 28 g of proteins on the first day; less than 18 g of proteins on days the second to fifth days; 20 to 30 grams of monounsaturated fats on the first day; 10 to 15 grams of monounsaturated fats on the second to fifth days; and between 6 and 10 grams of polyunsaturated fats on the first day.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: Valter D. Longo, Chia-Wei Cheng, Sebastian Brandhorst, Min Wei
  • Publication number: 20180169786
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing metal strip comprises abutting at least two metal strips to form a abutment interface between each other, then welding the metal strips along the abutment interface by a laser light to form a weld pass with a welding penetration depth between the metal strips, and a reflected light is reflected from the weld pass, and finally receiving the reflected light by a spectrometer which can determine the welding penetration depth according to the reflected light spectrum. A welding parameter can be selectively adjusted according to the welding penetration depth to correct the welding penetration depth in real time, and the follow-up weld pass can conform to the specification for decreasing weld defective ratio.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Inventors: Kuan-Yu Chen, Lung-Tien Wu, Chun-Chieh Wang, Chia-Min Wei, Chun-Lin Yeh
  • Patent number: 9908009
    Abstract: A string clamping device of a threading machine for a racket contains: a clamp unit, a tightening unit, an adjustment disc, a connection column, and a fixing structure. The clamp unit includes a body, a locking seat, and two first springs. The body has multiple first paws, the locking seat has multiple second paws, and among the multiple first and second paws is defined a gap of the clamp unit. The tightening unit includes an abutting block and an operation handle, the body has a first protrusion with a first through orifice, and the adjustment disc includes multiple teeth, wherein between any two adjacent teeth is defined a recess. The fixing structure includes an affix member, a coupling shaft, a second spring, a screwing element, and a support part, wherein the affix member has a retaining portion, and the second spring contacts with a drive tab of the support part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Inventor: Min Wei Lee
  • Publication number: 20180036488
    Abstract: A priming mechanism for operating an automatic injection apparatus to ensure medication contents are properly delivered prior to a needled syringe of the apparatus being injected. The priming mechanism includes a push rod to move plunger(s) within the syringe; a releasable support including bendable supporting arms, which limiting motion of the syringe relative to an upper housing body before and during priming; and a recess element inside the lower housing body to release said bendable arm to allow motion of the syringe relative to the upper housing body in distal direction after priming. In one form, the priming mechanism is used for removing air bubble before injection to ensure delivering correct dose. In another form, the priming mechanism is used to mix different contents in a dual chamber syringe before injection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventor: Min Wei
  • Publication number: 20180026732
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device comprises a display unit and a processing unit. The processing unit is electrically connected to the display unit and is configured to perform steps including: obtaining signal strength of connections between a plurality of nodes; and controlling the display unit to display the connections graphically according to the signal strength. An operation method adapted to an electronic device, and a non-transitory computer readable storage medium is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Inventors: Tzu-Chi LIAO, Ten-Long DAN, Chuan-Yi KUO, Wei-Sheng TENG, Min-Wei PAN
  • Publication number: 20170342063
    Abstract: Compounds and methods for treating diseases or conditions affected by the activity or expression of genes/proteins related to human GH, GHR, STAT5, SOCS, IGF-1, insulin are provided. Monoclonal antibodies for treating diseases or conditions related to growth hormone and growth hormone receptor activity are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Valter D. LONGO, Priya BALASUBRAMANIAN, Nouri NEAMATI, Min WEI
  • Patent number: 9831153
    Abstract: A heat dissipating device is provided for reducing the high production costs of conventional heat dissipating devices. The heat dissipating device is mounted on a heat generating object and includes a heat conductive base having a plurality of insertion holes. At least one heat generating region is formed in a contact area between the heat conductive base and a heat source of the heat generating object. A plurality of heat dissipating columns is disposed in the at least one heat generating region and is respectively inserted into and positioned in the plurality of insertion holes. Each heat dissipating column includes a heat conductive silicone layer disposed on an outer periphery thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Metal Industries Research & Development Centre
    Inventors: Chia-Hung Huang, Chih-Peng Wang, Sung-Mao Chiu, Chun-Chieh Wang, Chia-Min Wei
  • Patent number: 9816870
    Abstract: A temperature indicating method, a temperature indicating label used by this method, and a method for manufacturing the temperature indicating label, includes: a, determining the target temperature, adopting the thermal induced shape memory polymer material to manufacture the temperature indicating label; b, heating the temperature indicating label to make it achieve or exceed the initial temperature of glass transition or melting transition but be lower than the terminal temperature of glass transition or melting transition, then finishing the predeformation treatment; and c, placing the predeformed temperature indicating label into the environment which needs temperature indication for a while, observing whether spontaneous shape recovery happens to the label and judging whether the environment temperature has once reached or exceeded the target temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignees: Nanjing Tianlang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Weimin Huang, Xuelian Wu, Yongbo Dai, Min Wei
  • Publication number: 20170300665
    Abstract: The method set out herein involves conducting adaptive clinical trial to develop parenteral therapeutic product with variable dose drug delivery devices. The method comprises using a variable dose drug delivery device to respond modifications during the adaptive clinical trial, wherein the variable dose drug delivery device is able to deliver more than one dose level and is for delivering fluid formulation. Other methods set out herein involve using a variable dose drug delivery device equipped with radio frequency identification (RFID) or near field communication (NFC) technology to improve patient adherence to drug administration in the adaptive clinical trial.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventor: Min Wei
  • Publication number: 20170279333
    Abstract: An electric actuator includes a motor having a rotary shaft. The electric actuator further includes a vibration damping gasket mounted on the motor. The vibration damping gasket includes an annular body attached around the motor and an end wall formed on one end of the annular body, and the end wall defines a through hole allowing the rotary shaft to pass therethrough. The motor further includes an outer housing, and the annular body of the vibration damping gasket is attached around the outer housing. The end wall of the vibration damping gasket contacts with the end surface of the outer housing. The vibration damping gasket is made from a resilient material. The electric actuator can effectively reduce the mechanical vibration, improve a buffering effect thereof, and hence reduce the noise.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Dao Long XIAO, Jing Xin SHI, Yuan Feng LIU, Si Jun ZHAO, Hong Min WEI, Shu Ze LI, Bin LIU, Xiang Chun DUAN, Hui Juan XING, Fei Fei HUANG
  • Publication number: 20170280104
    Abstract: A camera system with a full view monitoring function includes a base, a first camera apparatus, a supporting component, a second camera apparatus and a wireless transmission module. A circuit board is disposed on the base. The first camera apparatus is movably disposed on the base and electrically connected with the circuit board. The supporting component is disposed on the base. The second camera apparatus is disposed on the supporting component to be located above the first camera apparatus. The wireless transmission module includes a first terminal and a second terminal. The first terminal is electrically connected with the circuit board. The second terminal is disposed on the second camera apparatus and adjacent by the first terminal, and wireless transmission connection is established between the first terminal and the second terminal to electrically connect the second camera apparatus with the circuit board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2016
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Chih-Ming Wu, Min-Wei Chen, Fu-Fan Cheng
  • Patent number: 9762283
    Abstract: Method and apparatus for antenna calibration have been disclosed. A radio unit (510) is provided. The radio unit (510) may comprise: a plurality of transmit/receive (TX/RX) paths; a plurality of radio frequency (RF) ports (512) connected with the plurality of TX/RX paths; and a coupling unit (516), coupled with the plurality of TX/RX paths and configured to inject an uplink (UL) calibration signal (550) into at least one of the plurality of TX/RX paths and extract a downlink (DL) calibration signal (540) from at least one of the plurality of TX/RX paths. A normal TX/RX path may be reused both for antenna calibration and antenna supervision. Thus, a low cost hardware solution for antenna calibration is provided. An AIR base station (500) comprising such radio unit (510) is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Jia Chen, Youping Su, Min Wei
  • Publication number: 20170246396
    Abstract: A medical injection device, including: a medication container having a mov-able piston; a push rod assembly displaceably disposed in the medical injection device, the push rod assembly having a plurality of spaced-apart position setting means disposed along the length thereof, the push rod assembly selectively displacing the movable piston to dispense medicament from the medication container; a spring to bias the push rod assembly to move toward the distal end of the medical injection device; a releasable restraining means configured to releasably restrain the push rod assembly in a locked state against the biasing of the spring, wherein, upon release of the releasable restraining means, the push rod assembly moves under force of the spring toward the distal end of the medical injection device; and an arming means configured to move the push rod assembly toward the proximal end of the medical injection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2015
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Inventor: Min WEI
  • Publication number: 20170239424
    Abstract: A medication delivery device, for use with a container having a distal end and a needle being placed at the distal end of the container, including: a push rod which is movable with respect to at least a portion of the container; a resilient member configured to bias the push rod to move toward the distal end of the container; a releasable restraining means configured to releasably restrain the push rod in a locked state against the biasing of the resilient member; a means to adjust amount of movement of the push rod with respect to the container in order to deliver a predetermined dose of medication; and an activation means configured to release the releasable means. The means to adjust amount of movement of the push rod with respect to the container is bi-directional. The device can accommodate containers of different size or shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventor: Min Wei
  • Patent number: 9711924
    Abstract: A brush assembly has a brush, a brush cage, and a spring. The spring is a constant force spring having two coil portions and a connecting portion. The connecting portion the brush are together received in the brush cage. The brush has a contact end arranged to make sliding contact with a commutator and a second end remote from the contact end against which the spring applies its force, to urge the brush out of the brush cage. A hook is formed at each of two opposite sides of the brush cage, at a first end portion of the brush cage adjacent the contact end of the brush. The coil portions respectively engage the hooks. The hooks extend at different angles to a corresponding outer surface of the brush cage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: Johnson Electric S.A.
    Inventors: Hong Min Wei, Yin Deng, Bin Liu, Hui Juan Xing
  • Publication number: 20170189609
    Abstract: A wearable infusion device for delivering medication into body of a user, the infusion device comprising a medication container containing a volume of medication to be dispensed; an infusion needle that is fully enclosed in a sterile environment until the infusion needle is inserted into underlying tissue; an infusion needle insertion mechanism associated with the infusion needle, powered by one or more mechanical springs, that when activated, inserts the infusion needle through the skin into underlying tissue; means for delivering medication out of the medication container and into underlying tissue via the infusion needle; and a housing associated with the medication container, the infusion needle, the infusion needle insertion mechanism and the means for delivering medication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2015
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Inventor: Min Wei
  • Publication number: 20170181857
    Abstract: An acetabular cup structure of the present invention includes a ball-and-socket prosthesis and a liner, where a ball wall of the ball-and-socket prosthesis has a groove formed by connecting at least two continuous straight lines, and the groove connects an outer surface of the ball wall to an inner surface of the ball wall, so that an expandable sheet is formed between the groove formed by connecting the at least two continuous straight lines and having an angle there-between and two ends of the groove that are not connected, and the liner, for connecting a femoral stem, is tightly attached to the inner surface of the ball wall, and when the liner is tightly attached to the inner surface of the ball wall, the liner presses the sheet and extends to the groove, so that the liner is attached to the ball-and-socket prosthesis more tightly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2016
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Inventors: Wei-Ching WANG, Yih-Wen TARNG, Bing-Feng HUANG, Chia-Min WEI, Chun-Chieh WANG
  • Patent number: D802044
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: GeoVision Inc.
    Inventors: Chih-Ming Wu, Min-Wei Chen, Fu-Fan Cheng
  • Patent number: D813291
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: GeoVision Inc.
    Inventors: Chih-Ming Wu, Min-Wei Chen, Ying-Ta Liu
  • Patent number: D819108
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: GeoVision Inc.
    Inventors: Chih-Ming Wu, Min-Wei Chen, Yi-Hsiang Wang