Patents by Inventor Ming Niu

Ming Niu 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: 20210036078
    Abstract: A display panel and a display device are provided, and the display panel includes a substrate and a pixel layer disposed on the substrate. The pixel layer includes a plurality of pixel units arranged in an array. The display panel includes a main light-transmitting region surrounded by the plurality of pixel units, and an orthographic projection of the main light-transmitting region on the substrate is not overlapped with orthographic projections of the plurality of pixel units on the substrate, so that external light is allowed to pass through the main light-transmitting region of the display panel, and then is received by an image acquisition device disposed on a side of the display panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Yanliu Sun, Ming Zhu, Ge Shi, Haijun Niu, Yuyao Wang, Shiyu Zhang, Song Yang, Zheng Fang, Jiahui Han, Yujie Liu, Hao Zhang
  • Publication number: 20210025365
    Abstract: A system includes a virtual-driver module, a DC/DC converter electrically coupled to the virtual-driver module, a low-voltage battery electrically coupled to the virtual-driver module, a high-voltage battery electrically coupled to the DC/DC converter, and a computer communicatively coupled to the DC/DC converter. The computer is programmed to, in response to a request to start a vehicle including the virtual-driver module in a manual mode, the vehicle being in an off state at the time of the request, set a setpoint of the DC/DC converter at a first voltage; then perform at least one pre-drive test on the vehicle; and then set the setpoint of the DC/DC converter at a second voltage lower than the first voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Yuming Niu, Ming Lang Kuang, Mark Douglas Malone, Daniel M. King
  • Publication number: 20210023960
    Abstract: A power system for a vehicle includes a control module, a low-voltage battery electrically coupled to the control module, a high-voltage battery electrically coupled to the control module, an engine electrically coupled to the high-voltage battery, and a computer. The computer is programmed to, while the vehicle is in an off state, in response to a pending download to the control module, provide power to the control module with one of the low-voltage battery, the high-voltage battery, or the engine upon determining whether the low-voltage battery and the high-voltage battery have sufficient charge to power the control module for the download.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Yuming Niu, Ming Lang Kuang, Mark Douglas Malone, Daniel M. King
  • Publication number: 20200412148
    Abstract: A charger comprises a housing, a first multi-layer printed circuit board (PCB), a second multi-layer PCB, and a third multi-layer PCB. The first PCB comprises at least a portion of a primary side circuit. The second PCB comprises at least a portion of a secondary side circuit. The third PCB is perpendicular to the first PCB and the second PCB. An isolation coupling element is disposed on the third PCB. The isolation coupling element comprises a multi-layer PCB. The first PCB comprises a high voltage (HV) semiconductor package. A surface of a die paddle of the HV semiconductor package is exposed from a molding encapsulation of the HV semiconductor package.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (Cayman) Ltd.
    Inventors: Pei-Lun Huang, Yu-Ming Chen, Tien-Chi Lin, Jung-Pei Cheng, Yueh-Ping Yu, Zhi-Qiang Niu, Xiaotian Zhang, Long-Ching Wang
  • Patent number: 10818568
    Abstract: A charger comprises a housing, a first multi-layer printed circuit board (PCB), a second multi-layer PCB, and a third multi-layer PCB. The first PCB comprises at least a portion of a primary side circuit. The second PCB comprises at least a portion of a secondary side circuit. The third PCB is perpendicular to the first PCB and the second PCB. An isolation coupling element is disposed on the third PCB. The isolation coupling element comprises a multi-layer PCB. The first PCB comprises a high voltage (HV) semiconductor package. A surface of a die paddle of the HV semiconductor package is exposed from a molding encapsulation of the HV semiconductor package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: ALPHA AND OMEGA SEMICONDUCTOR (CAYMAN) LTD.
    Inventors: Pei-Lun Huang, Yu-Ming Chen, Tien-Chi Lin, Jung-Pei Cheng, Yueh-Ping Yu, Zhi-Qiang Niu, Xiaotian Zhang, Long-Ching Wang
  • Patent number: 10795064
    Abstract: The present disclosure, belonging to the field of display technology, provides a grating assembly, a light source apparatus and a driving method thereof, which can solve a problem that an existing light source cannot provide light with a controllable direction. The grating assembly of the present disclosure comprises: a diffraction grating divided into a plurality of sub-pixels, each sub-pixel being divided into a plurality of regions, the diffraction grating being configured to change light transmitted through each region into parallel light and cause light transmitted through different regions of a same sub-pixel to have different directions; and a selector divided into a plurality of sub-pixels corresponding to sub-pixels of the diffraction grating, each sub-pixel being divided into a plurality of regions corresponding to the regions of the sub-pixel of the diffraction grating, the selector being configured to control whether each region thereof transmits light or not.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Qian Wang, Xiaochuan Chen, Wenqing Zhao, Rui Xu, Lei Wang, Ming Yang, Pengcheng Lu, Jian Gao, Xiaochen Niu
  • Publication number: 20200309969
    Abstract: A nuclear detector comprises a scintillation crystal array including a plurality of scintillation crystal bars of the same size arranged closely and in sequence, a light guide, and a photodetector array including a plurality of photodetectors arranged in sequence. The photodetectors have a cross-sectional area greater than that of the scintillation crystal bars, and the light guide includes a top surface coupled to the scintillation crystal array, an opposed bottom surface coupled to the photodetector array and a side surface. The light guide has a thickness in a range of 0.1 mm to 40 mm. The light guide further includes a slit adjacent to an edge of the light guide, and the slit is configured to extend from the top surface toward the bottom surface of the light guide and the slit has a depth in a range of 0.1 to 0.5 times the thickness of the light guide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Ming Niu, Tong Liu, Yuexuan Hua, Yicheng Sun, Qingguo Xie
  • Publication number: 20200287167
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a display substrate, a method for manufacturing the same and a display device, belonging to the display technology field, to solve the problem that ultraviolet irradiation has an adverse effect on the service life of existing OLED devices. The display substrate disclosed herein includes a light processing layer which comprising a condensed-ring conjugated polymer. The light processing layer can protect the display parts below it and prevent the display parts from being exposed to ambient light and reducing their service life.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2019
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Hongwei TIAN, Yanan NIU, Dong LI, Ming LIU, Zheng LIU, Chunyang WANG
  • Patent number: 10771770
    Abstract: A 3D display device and the driving method for the 3D display device are provided. The 3D display device includes a liquid crystal display panel for monochrome display, and an electroluminescence display panel for color display disposed under the liquid crystal display panel; the electroluminescence display panel includes a plurality of regions arranged in a matrix, the plurality of regions form columns of bright regions and columns of dark regions, which are arranged alternately the liquid crystal display panel includes a plurality of first sub-pixels arranged in a matrix; each bright region of the electroluminescence display panel corresponds to at least two first sub-pixels adjacent in row direction of the liquid crystal display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Pengcheng Lu, Xiaochuan Chen, Wenqing Zhao, Ming Yang, Lei Wang, Rui Xu, Jian Gao, Xiaochen Niu, Haisheng Wang, Shengji Yang, Changfeng Li
  • Patent number: 10761362
    Abstract: The disclosure discloses a display panel and a display device. The display panel includes: a base substrate, a reflecting layer, a dielectric grating layer, a filter layer, and a color filter layer including a first color filter element for transmitting light rays in a first color, a second color filter element for transmitting light rays in a second color, and a third color filter element for transmitting white light; the filter layer is configured to transmit light rays in first and second colors, and to reflect light rays in a third color; the dielectric grating layer includes a grating element corresponding in position to the third color filter element, and configured to reflect light rays in the first color transmitted through the filter layer to the first color filter element, and to reflect light rays in the second color transmitted through the filter layer to the second color filter element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yujie Liu, Ming Zhu, Song Yang, Haijun Niu, Zheng Fang, Ge Shi, Shiyu Zhang, Jiahui Han, Yuyao Wang
  • Publication number: 20200219936
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a color film assembly, a display substrate and a method for fabricating the same, and a display apparatus. The color film assembly includes a quantum dot layer, and a filter layer on a light emitting side of the quantum dot layer. The filter layer includes filter units. Each of the filter units includes a first filter structure. A light emitting surface of the first filter structure has at least one converging structure. The quantum dot layer includes quantum dot units which are in one-to-one correspondence with the filter units. Each quantum dot unit includes at least one quantum dot structure. The quantum dot structures in each quantum dot unit are in one-to-one correspondence with the first filter structures in the corresponding filter unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Jiahui Han, Zheng Fang, Ming Zhu, Ge Shi, Haijun Niu, Shiyu Zhang, Yujie Liu, Song Yang, Yuyao Wang
  • Patent number: 10705349
    Abstract: Disclosed are a dual-view naked-eye 3D display device and a method for manufacturing the same, and a liquid crystal display device. The dual-view naked-eye 3D display device includes a thin film transistor (TFT) substrate, a diffraction grating provided on the TFT substrate, a liquid crystal layer provided on the diffraction grating, a polarizer provided on the liquid crystal layer, and a light source for emitting light to the TFT substrate. The TFT substrate includes a plurality of pixel units arranged in an array, the diffraction grating in each pixel unit having two grating patterns, and the extending directions of the light-shielding strips of the two grating patterns being at a predetermined angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignees: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., Beijing BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xiaochen Niu, Xue Dong, Wenqing Zhao, Xiaochuan Chen, Jian Gao, Pengcheng Lu, Ming Yang, Qian Wang, Rui Xu, Lei Wang, Pengpeng Wang
  • Patent number: 10698275
    Abstract: A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a flat display panel; a light deflector, the light deflector being located in a light emergent direction of the display panel, the light deflector being configured to converge light emitted from the display panel in a direction toward a center plane, the center plane being perpendicular to the display panel, and a vertical center line of the display panel being located in the center plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Qian Wang, Xiaochuan Chen, Wenqing Zhao, Rui Xu, Lei Wang, Ming Yang, Pengcheng Lu, Jian Gao, Xiaochen Niu
  • Patent number: 10698268
    Abstract: A liquid crystal lens, a manufacturing method and a corresponding curved display device are disclosed. The liquid crystal lens is configured to be adhered over a flat display device for achieving curved display, and includes liquid crystals, a first electrode and a second electrode for driving the liquid crystals, and an elevation layer. The first electrode includes a plurality of independent electrodes separate from each other, each independent electrode being arranged on the elevation layer. The elevation layer is further configured such that each independent electrode is located in a different position along a thickness direction of the elevation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Lei Wang, Xiaochuan Chen, Wenqing Zhao, Qian Wang, Rui Xu, Ming Yang, Jian Gao, Pengcheng Lu, Xiaochen Niu, Changfeng Li
  • Patent number: 10678090
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display module and a liquid crystal display are provided. The liquid crystal display module includes a first substrate and a second substrate cell-aligned with each other, and a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; the first substrate or the second substrate includes a plurality of electrode sets, each electrode set including a plurality of mutually insulated electrodes. One of the electrode sets is disposed in each sub-pixel region of the liquid crystal display panel. The first substrate or the second substrate also includes a common electrode. The liquid crystal display module further includes a first polarizer disposed on the first substrate. The first substrate is disposed adjacent to a light incident side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenqing Zhao, Xiaochuan Chen, Qian Wang, Haisheng Wang, Jian Gao, Ming Yang, Pengcheng Lu, Rui Xu, Lei Wang, Xiaochen Niu
  • Patent number: 10678089
    Abstract: A liquid crystal lens, a manufacturing method thereof, and a display device are disclosed. The liquid crystal lens includes a liquid layer located between a first substrate and a second substrate, the liquid layer includes a liquid crystal layer and a filler layer, the filler layer is filled in a square between the first substrate and the second substrate except the liquid crystal layer; the liquid crystal layer is made of a material different from the filler layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhongxiao Li, Wenqing Zhao, Ming Yang, Qian Wang, Haiyan Wang, Xiaochen Niu, Can Wang, Dacheng Zhang
  • Publication number: 20200150134
    Abstract: This disclosure provides a gene chip comprising a substrate and at least one positioning device fixed on an upper surface of the substrate, wherein the at least one positioning device is provided with a receiving cavity for receiving a bead, the receiving cavity being arranged on a surface of the at least one positioning device facing away from the substrate, and a cross-sectional area of the receiving cavity is gradually decreased in a direction toward the upper surface of the substrate. This disclosure further provides a gene detection device comprising the gene chip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Song YANG, Ming ZHU, Shiyu ZHANG, Jiahui HAN, Zheng FANG, Ge SHI, Haijun NIU, Yujie LIU, Yuyao WANG
  • Patent number: 10642112
    Abstract: An array substrate includes a base substrate and a selective reflective layer. The selective reflective layer on the base substrate, and includes at least one selective reflective unit. The selective reflective unit is configured to reflect light of a first wavelength range and transmit light of a second wavelength range other than the first wavelength range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yunsik Im, Seoyoon Kim, Yoonsung Um, Liwei Liu, Hui Zhang, Shiyu Zhang, Ming Zhu, Haijun Niu
  • Patent number: 10627641
    Abstract: A 3D display panel assembly includes a display panel and an adjusting panel. The display panel includes a plurality of subpixels arranged in an array, any two adjacent lines along a first direction being respectively a first subpixel line and a second subpixel line, the first subpixel line including first subpixels configured to emit primary light, and the second subpixel line including second subpixels configured to display black when the first subpixel line emits the primary light. The adjusting panel includes a plurality of adjusting units arranged in an array, each line along a second direction including a plurality of continuously arranged first adjusting unit groups. A 3D display device and a method for driving the same are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignees: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., Beijing BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xiaochuan Chen, Pengcheng Lu, Wenqing Zhao, Ming Yang, Rui Xu, Lei Wang, Jian Gao, Xiaochen Niu, Xue Dong, Haisheng Wang
  • Patent number: 10630080
    Abstract: A charger comprises a housing, a first multi-layer printed circuit board (PCB), a second multi-layer PCB, and a third multi-layer PCB. The first PCB comprises at least a portion of a primary side circuit. The second PCB comprises at least a portion of a secondary side circuit. The third PCB is perpendicular to the first PCB and the second PCB. An isolation coupling element is disposed on the third PCB. The isolation coupling element comprises a multi-layer PCB. The first PCB comprises a high voltage (HV) semiconductor package. A surface of a die paddle of the HV semiconductor package is exposed from a molding encapsulation of the HV semiconductor package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: ALPHA AND OMEGA SEMICONDUCTOR (CAYMAN) LTD.
    Inventors: Pei-Lun Huang, Yu-Ming Chen, Tien-Chi Lin, Jung-Pei Cheng, Yueh-Ping Yu, Zhi-Qiang Niu, Xiaotian Zhang, Long-Ching Wang