Patents by Inventor Peng-Yang Chen

Peng-Yang Chen 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: 10457037
    Abstract: The invention relates to a 3-D printing apparatus including a tank, a platform, a fixture, a solidifying module and a control module. The tank is flexible and filled with a liquid-state forming material. The platform is disposed in the tank. The control module drives the fixture to deform the tank, so as to form a first gap between the platform and a bottom of the tank for the liquid-state forming material to flow in. The solidifying module in controlled by the control module to solidify the liquid-state forming material between the platform and the bottom of the tank, so as to form a solidified layer. The invention can effectively reduce a processing time for manufacturing each solidified layer, such that an overall processing time can be reduced to achieve preferable molding efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignees: XYZprinting, Inc., Kinpo Electronics, Inc.
    Inventor: Peng-Yang Chen
  • Patent number: 10449715
    Abstract: A stereolithography color 3D printing method applied to a stereolithography color 3D printer (1) having a light module (11), a coloring module (12) and a curing platform (17) is provided. The method is to lower the curing platform (17) a default height (h), operate the light module (11) to irradiate stereolithography materials (180) on the curing platform (17) for curing the stereolithography materials (180) and manufacturing one layer of slice physical model (182, 30, 31) according to one layer of object print data, operate the coloring module (12) to color the slice physical model (182, 30, 31), and perform above-mentioned operations repeatedly until a color 3D physical model has been manufactured. Therefore, better printing performance can be achieved and colored 3D physical model with high definition can be manufactured by combining the stereolithography technology with the auto-coloring technology.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignees: XYZPRINTING, INC., KINPO ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventor: Peng-Yang Chen
  • Publication number: 20190296115
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a substrate including a semiconductor surface layer. A field plate (FP) includes a trench in the semiconductor surface layer filled with a single polysilicon layer positioned on at least one side of a power metal-oxide-semiconductor field effect transistor (power MOSFET). The power MOSFET includes a dielectric liner lining a sidewall of the trench under the polysilicon layer including a second dielectric liner on a first dielectric liner. An upper portion of the dielectric liner has a lower dielectric thickness as compared to a dielectric thickness on its lower portion. The single polysilicon layer extends continuously over the dielectric liner along both the lower portion and the upper portion. The power MOSFET includes a drain including a drain contact below a vertical drift region in the semiconductor surface layer, and a gate, body and a source above the vertical drift region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Ya ping Chen, Hong Yang, Peng Li, Seetharaman Sridhar, Yunlong Liu, Rui Liu
  • Publication number: 20190243589
    Abstract: An aided design method of print layers for 3D printing is provided. The method is performed for rendering and displaying a GUI at a computer apparatus (2), selecting one of print layers, configuring an editable region and marking it on the GUI, configuring one or more print block(s) in the editable region according to an edit operation, generating one of multiple layers of object print data according to the print block(s) and performing above-mentioned steps repeatedly until all of the multiple layers of the object print data have been generated. The present disclosed example has an ability to aid the user to design multiple print layers and reducing a probability of failure of printing 3D physical model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventor: Peng-Yang CHEN
  • Patent number: 10353262
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a method for fabricating an electrochromic device, which adopts the vacuum cathodic arc-plasma deposition to comprise five layers with an ionic conduction layer (electrolyte) in contact with an electrochromic (EC) layer and an ion storage (complementary) layer, all sandwiched between two transparent conducting layers sequentially on a substrate. The method owns superior deposition efficiency and the fabricated thin film structures have higher crystalline homogeneity. In addition, thanks to the nanometer pores in the thin film structures, the electric capacity as well as the ion mobility are greater. Consequently, the reaction efficiency for bleaching or coloring is enhanced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Institute of Nuclear Energy Research, Atomic Energy Council, Executive Yuan, R.O.C
    Inventors: Po-Wen Chen, Chen-Te Chang, Peng Yang, Jin-Yu Wu, Der-Jun Jan, Cheng-Chang Hsieh, Wen-Fa Tsai, Min-Chuan Wang
  • Publication number: 20190210275
    Abstract: A stereolithography color 3D printing method applied to a stereolithography color 3D printer (1) having a light module (11), a coloring module (12) and a curing platform (17) is provided. The method is to lower the curing platform (17) a default height (h), operate the light module (11) to irradiate stereolithography materials (180) on the curing platform (17) for curing the stereolithography materials (180) and manufacturing one layer of slice physical model (182, 30, 31) according to one layer of object print data, operate the coloring module (12) to color the slice physical model (182, 30, 31), and perform above-mentioned operations repeatedly until a color 3D physical model has been manufactured. Therefore, better printing performance can be achieved and colored 3D physical model with high definition can be manufactured by combining the stereolithography technology with the auto-coloring technology.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventor: Peng-Yang CHEN
  • Patent number: 10306664
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a deterministic scheduling method oriented to an industrial wireless WIA-PA network, and belongs to the technical field of industrial wireless network communication. According to the deterministic scheduling method, in middle and small scale WIA-PA networks, a scheduling solution can be obtained using an optimal deterministic scheduling method based on a backtracking method by establishing a solution space tree for data stream scheduling after part or all of the solution space tree is searched, and an optimal success rate of the scheduling can be obtained; and in a large scale WIA-PA network, the time margin of each time slot is calculated for each data stream using a suboptimal deterministic scheduling method based on least slack first, the scheduling is prioritized according to the time margin, and a scheduling solution can be obtained in a short time at a higher success rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: CHONGQING UNIVERSITY OF POSTS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS
    Inventors: Heng Wang, Ping Wang, Peng Fei Chen, Hang Yang
  • Publication number: 20190118464
    Abstract: A three-dimensional printing module includes a base seat, a sintering mechanism, a coloring mechanism and a forming mechanism. The base seat is movable relative to a powder layer. The sintering mechanism is mounted to the base seat for selectively sintering the powder layer to form a sintered layer. The coloring mechanism is mounted to the base seat, and is movable in a second direction relative to the base seat for selectively coloring the sintered layer to form a sintered and colored layer. The forming mechanism is mounted to the base seat for flattening the sintered and colored layer to form a solid layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Peng-Yang CHEN, Wen-Ten LIN
  • Publication number: 20190091930
    Abstract: A liquid tank suitable for a three-dimensional printing device is provided. The liquid tank includes a tank body, at least one release thin film, and at least one identification portion. The tank body is configured for holding photosensitive resin and has a light transmissive bottom. The release thin film is located in the tank body and is attached to the light transmissive bottom. The identification portion is disposed at the release thin film and adapted to a reader of the three-dimensional printing device. The reader is configured to reads the identification portion, so as to obtain a usage record of the release thin film. A three-dimensional printing device is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Applicants: XYZprinting, Inc., Kinpo Electronics, Inc.
    Inventor: Peng-Yang Chen
  • Publication number: 20180339446
    Abstract: A 3D printing method for binary stereolithography 3D printer includes following steps of: controlling a binary stereolithography 3D printer (20) to retrieve a plurality of gray-scale slice images (802,822,842); mapping a pixel value of each pixel of each gray-scale slice images (802,822,842) from a pixel value full range to an accumulation value range for obtaining a printing parameter of each pixel; selecting one of the gray-scale slice images (802,822,842) orderly; controlling a binary lighting module (204) of the binary stereolithography 3D printer (20) to irradiate for generating a layer of physical slice model (320,322,340,342) according to the printing parameter of each pixel of the selected gray-scale slice image (802,822,842); and repeatedly executing aforementioned steps to generate a physical 3D model (8?) constituted by a stack of multiple of the physical slice models (320,322,340,342).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventor: Peng-Yang CHEN
  • Publication number: 20180339449
    Abstract: A stereolithography 3D printing method for multiple light modules includes following steps of: controlling a stereolithography 3D printer to retrieve a plurality of slice images and offsets respectively corresponding to different layers of 3D object data; selecting one of the slice images corresponding to one of the layers; adjusting an irradiation range of each of light modules according to one of the offsets corresponding to the same layer; the adjusted irradiation ranges of the light modules don't overlap with each other in a horizontal axis direction; controlling each light module to irradiate according to the adjusted irradiation range and the selected slice image; and, repeatedly executing aforementioned steps to generate a physical 3D model. Therefore, effectively implementing large size stereolithography 3D printing and manufacturing the physical 3D model without any obvious borderline can be achieved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventor: Peng-Yang CHEN
  • Patent number: 10035307
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus of three-dimensional (3D) printing and an electronic apparatus are provided. The 3D printing method is adapted for printing a 3D object and includes the following. A plurality of layer objects of a 3D model are obtained, and a plurality of two-dimensional images, which correspond to a slice plane, of each of the layer objects are generated. The layer objects include a first layer object and a second layer object. When a comparison relationship between a two-dimensional image of the first layer object and a two-dimensional image of the second layer object matches a stack condition, the first layer object and the second layer object are stacked to generate thickness stack information of a stack object. A printing mechanism is initiated according to the thickness stack information so as to print a 3D object associated with the 3D model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignees: XYZprinting, Inc., Kinpo Electronics, Inc., Cal-Comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited
    Inventors: Peng-Yang Chen, Wen-Ten Lin
  • Publication number: 20180162068
    Abstract: A three-dimensional printing apparatus and a three-dimensional printing method are provided. The three-dimensional printing apparatus includes a tank, an injection module, a platform movably disposed above the bottom of the tank, a curing module, and a control module. The tank has a forming area and a separating area in a stepped manner on a bottom thereof, and the forming area is higher than the separating area. The injection module includes a storage tank and an injection pipe connected thereto, and a forming material is filled therein to be applied to the forming area. The curing module is disposed beside the tank or the platform to cure the forming material between the platform and the forming area to be a curing layer. The control module is electrically connected to the injection module, the curing module, and at least one of the tank and the platform to perform a relative movement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Applicants: XYZprinting, Inc., Kinpo Electronics, Inc.
    Inventor: Peng-Yang Chen
  • Publication number: 20180154587
    Abstract: The invention relates to a 3-D printing apparatus including a tank, a platform, a fixture, a solidifying module and a control module. The tank is flexible and filled with a liquid-state forming material. The platform is disposed in the tank. The control module drives the fixture to deform the tank, so as to form a first gap between the platform and a bottom of the tank for the liquid-state forming material to flow in. The solidifying module in controlled by the control module to solidify the liquid-state forming material between the platform and the bottom of the tank, so as to form a solidified layer. The invention can effectively reduce a processing time for manufacturing each solidified layer, such that an overall processing time can be reduced to achieve preferable molding efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Applicants: XYZprinting, Inc., Kinpo Electronics, Inc.
    Inventor: Peng-Yang Chen
  • Publication number: 20180133984
    Abstract: A three-dimensional (3D) printing apparatus includes a tank containing a forming material in liquid, a platform dipped into or moved away the forming material, a curing device disposed besides the tank or the platform, and a control device electrically connected to at least one of the tank and the platform and the curing device. An inner bottom of the tank includes a forming area and a peeling area in a stepped shape, and the forming area is higher than the peeling area. A 3D printing method includes providing the 3D printing apparatus, then the liquid-state forming material between the platform and the forming area is cured to form a solidification layer. Afterwards, a position and an occupied proportion of the solidification layer corresponding to the inner bottom, and a movement range of a relative movement is determined according thereto so as to completely peel off the solidification layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Applicants: XYZprinting, Inc., Kinpo Electronics, Inc.
    Inventors: Ting-Yu Lu, Peng-Yang Chen
  • Patent number: 9862150
    Abstract: A three-dimensional printing apparatus and a printing method thereof are provided. The three-dimensional printing apparatus includes a tank, a movable platform, a light source module, and a controller. The bottom of the tank includes an irradiated area and a non-irradiated area. The movable platform is movably disposed above the tank. The light source module is disposed under the tank and only provides light to the irradiated area to irradiate a liquid-formation material. The controller controls the movable platform to move along a first axis direction, such that at least one layer object of a three-dimensional object is cured on the movable platform layer by layer. The layer object is composed of object sections. During a period of forming one layer object, the controller controls the movable platform to move on a horizontal plane, such that the object sections of the layer object are cured sequentially above the irradiated area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignees: XYZprinting, Inc., Kinpo Electronics, Inc., Cal-Comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited
    Inventors: Peng-Yang Chen, Ming-Hsiung Ding
  • Patent number: 9796170
    Abstract: A three dimensional structure including a casing and a plurality of filling members is provided. The casing has a first opening. The filling members are disposed inside of the casing for supporting the casing, such that a plurality of hollow portions is defined by the casing and the filling members. The first opening connects between one of the hollow portions and the external environment, and the filling member located between two adjacent hollow portions has at least one second opening for connecting the two adjacent hollow portions. A three dimensional printing method is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignees: XYZprinting, Inc., Kinpo Electronics, Inc., Cal-Comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited
    Inventors: Peng-Yang Chen, Wen-Ten Lin, Chung-Kang Chu
  • Patent number: 9770868
    Abstract: A three-dimensional (3D) printing module including a tank filled with a liquid forming material, a top cover assembled on the tank to close the tank, a modeling platform assembled to the cover, and a first tenon movably disposed in the cover is provided. The modeling platform is immersed in the liquid forming material in the tank. When the first tenon is driven along a second axis, the cover and the modeling platform are driven along a first axis to open the tank. A 3D printing apparatus is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignees: XYZprinting, Inc., Kinpo Electronics, Inc., Cal-Comp Electronics & Communication Company Limited
    Inventors: Peng-Yang Chen, Wen-Ten Lin, Ming-Hsiung Ding
  • Patent number: 9707720
    Abstract: A method for controlling a three-dimensional printing apparatus and a three-dimensional printing system are provided. The method is applicable to controlling a tank of the three-dimensional printing apparatus and includes the following steps. A plurality of layer objects of a three-dimensional object are obtained according to a three-dimensional model, and the layer objects include a first layer object. A structural friability level of the first layer object is obtained according to cross-section information and a printing sequence of the first layer object. A swing velocity of the tank is determined according to the structural friability level. The tank is controlled to swing according to the swing velocity corresponding to the first layer object, such that the cured first layer object is separated from a bottom of the tank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignees: XYZprinting, Inc., Kinpo Electronics, Inc., Cal-Comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited
    Inventors: Peng-Yang Chen, Wen-Ten Lin
  • Patent number: 9632037
    Abstract: A three dimensional printing apparatus and method for detecting printing anomaly are provided. The method is adapted to the three dimensional printing apparatus including an image sensor module and a movable platform. The three dimensional printing apparatus forms a plurality of layer objects on the movable platform according to three dimensional model information so as to build a three dimensional object including the layer objects. The method for detecting printing anomaly includes following steps. At least one object image is captured according to at least one view angle by using the image sensor module. At least one checking image associated with the layer objects is obtained according to the three dimensional model information and the view angle. Whether the object image and the checking image are matched to each other or not is determined through comparing the object image and the checking image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Inventors: Peng-Yang Chen, Wen-Ten Lin