Patents by Inventor Qiao Lu

Qiao 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).

  • Patent number: 10713725
    Abstract: Methods and systems for generating a diversification index for a portfolio are disclosed herein. A plurality of assets within the portfolio are identified, each of the plurality of assets having a corresponding weight value and a corresponding utility value. An overall volatility value of the portfolio is identified. A diversification index is computed based on the overall volatility value and corresponding weight and volatility values of each of the plurality of assets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.
    Inventors: Jonathan Allen Shelon, Hongtao Qiao, Ignacio J. Bustindui, Haoxin David Lu, Xinwei Song, Jason Chen
  • Patent number: 10495451
    Abstract: A measuring equipment is provided. The equipment includes: a multi-axial actuated device; at least one sensor disposed on the multi-axial actuated device to adjust the orientation of the at least one sensor by the multi-axial actuated device, wherein scanning constraints of the sensor include a movable range of the at least one sensor, a scanning range of the at least one sensor and a scanning dead space of the at least one sensor for the contour of an object to be tested; a rotating device configured to rotate the object; and a processing device configured to obtain information relating to an optimal scanning orientation of the sensor based on the scanning constraints, and configured to control the multi-axial actuated device to adjust the at least one sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Min-Qiao Lu, Chin-Chia Chang, Yi-Chia Hsu, Kuo-Chih Wang, Yao-Hui Lee, Yi-Cheng Chen
  • Patent number: 10488084
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a refrigeration system that cools a compartment includes a compressor, a condenser, a condenser fan, a condenser fan motor, an evaporator, an evaporator fan, an evaporator fan motor, and tubing adapted to transport refrigerant through the refrigeration system in a circulation order from the compressor to the condenser to the evaporator and back to the compressor again. The evaporator fan may be positioned in an air inlet path to the evaporator. The evaporator fan motor may be outside a chilled air circuit of the evaporator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: B/E Aerospace, Inc.
    Inventors: Qiao Lu, William J. Godecker, Richard Rigney
  • Patent number: 10450069
    Abstract: A refrigeration system includes an air chiller, a liquid coolant line that couples the air chiller with a central liquid coolant cooling system of a vehicle, a storage compartment stowage area having an interior for stowing a plurality of removable storage compartments, and a duct system that circulates chilled air from the air chiller through the storage compartment stowage area. The air chiller includes a compressor, a liquid-cooled condenser, an evaporator, and a tubing to circulate refrigerant. The liquid-cooled condenser transfers heat from the refrigerant to the liquid coolant which is then cooled by the central liquid coolant cooling system of the vehicle. The air chiller is situated parallel to the storage compartment stowage area along a plane perpendicular to a direction in which the removable storage compartments are removed and replaced. The duct system circulates chilled air from the evaporator through the interior of the storage compartment stowage area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: B/E Aerospace, Inc.
    Inventors: Qiao Lu, William J. Godecker
  • Patent number: 10389857
    Abstract: A mobile communications terminal includes a metal backplane, a circuit board, and a metal frame. A feeding structure is located between a first ground point and a second ground point. A slot is located between the first ground point and the feeding structure. The first antenna uses, as a radiator, a part of the metal frame between the slot and the first ground point. The second antenna uses, as a radiation slot, a gap between the metal backplane and the part of the metal frame between the slot and the first ground point. The third antenna uses, as another radiation slot, a gap between the metal backplane and a part of the metal frame between the slot and the second ground point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Qiao Sun, Yi Wang, Hanyang Wang, Yibo Chen, Bao Lu, Shiqiang Lu
  • Publication number: 20190252857
    Abstract: A vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) may include at least one layer forming a grating structure with a selected period, depth, and fill factor, wherein the period, the depth, and the fill factor of the grating structure are configured to achieve greater than a threshold level of efficiency for the VCSEL, less than a threshold current increase caused by power loss from higher order diffraction associated with the grating structure, and greater than a threshold polarization selectivity at an emission wavelength of the VCSEL.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Pengfei QIAO, Chien-Yao Lu
  • Publication number: 20190171941
    Abstract: An electronic device comprises a data transmitting interface configured to transmit data, a memory configured to store the data, a processor configured to execute an application program, and an accelerator coupled to the processor via a bus. According to an operation request transmitted from the processor, the accelerator reads the data from the memory, performs an operation to the data to generate computed data, and stores the computed data in the memory. The electronic device can improve computational efficiency. An accelerator and an accelerating method applicable to a neural network operation are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Nhon-Toai QUACH, Chung-Chieh CHEN, Kong-Qiao WANG, Wen-Fu TSAI, Tzu-Wei YEH, Chung-Hao CHENG, Hui-Min LU
  • Patent number: 10021970
    Abstract: An improved aircraft air chiller unit particularly suited for an aircraft galley that requires refrigerated or cooled beverage/meal carts and/or chilled storage compartments. The chiller of the present invention takes the form of a line replaceable unit (“LRU”) and incorporates a liquid-cooled refrigerant vapor compression cycle, arranged in a housing with a vertical orientation. Because of the vertical orientation, ducting on the rear surface of the chiller is omitted, reducing the overall footprint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: B/E Aerospace, Inc.
    Inventors: Qiao Lu, William J. Godecker, James R. Forbes
  • Publication number: 20180149471
    Abstract: A measuring equipment is provided. The equipment includes: a multi-axial actuated device; at least one sensor disposed on the multi-axial actuated device to adjust the orientation of the at least one sensor by the multi-axial actuated device, wherein scanning constraints of the sensor include a movable range of the at least one sensor, a scanning range of the at least one sensor and a scanning dead space of the at least one sensor for the contour of an object to be tested; a rotating device configured to rotate the object; and a processing device configured to obtain information relating to an optimal scanning orientation of the sensor based on the scanning constraints, and configured to control the multi-axial actuated device to adjust the at least one sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Inventors: Min-Qiao Lu, Chin-Chia Chang, Yi-Chia Hsu, Kuo-Chih Wang, Yao-Hui Lee, Yi-Cheng Chen
  • Patent number: 9676483
    Abstract: A chiller for an aircraft galley that is sized to be disposed in a compartment for housing beverage carts, the chiller comprising a vapor cycle refrigeration system with a liquid cooled condenser located within the housing and a liquid cooling unit located within the housing. Further, the vapor cycle refrigeration system and the liquid cooling unit have a combined footprint that is less than a footprint of a food and beverage cart within the housing, such that the space occupied by the chiller displaces no more than one beverage cart.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: B/E Aerospace, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Godecker, Qiao Lu, Torsten Trumper
  • Publication number: 20170038122
    Abstract: A refrigeration system for cooling a plurality of compartments includes a chiller and a duct providing fluid communication between the chiller and a plurality of compartments. The refrigeration system additionally includes a plurality of individually controllable fans that individually draw cooling fluid through the duct from the chiller and into a corresponding one of the plurality of compartments. A plurality of sensors monitors the temperature and pressure of the cooling fluid circulating through the chiller. A controller individually controls each of the plurality of individually controlled fans based on the corresponding temperature inside each of the plurality of compartments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Inventors: Qiao Lu, William J. Godecker
  • Patent number: 9487299
    Abstract: A reconfigurable vent system in fluid communication with an air chiller to deliver chill air to one or more galley food and beverage storage compartments in parallel is reconfigurable to operate in either of an air-through or an air-over orientation. The reconfigurable vent system comprises a vent in fluid communication with the air chiller via a duct and configured to provide the chill air to the one or more galley food and beverage storage compartments. The vent directs the chill air substantially toward the interior of the one or more galley food and beverage storage compartments in the air-through orientation at a first angle, and the vent directs the chill air substantially around the one or more galley food and beverage storage compartments in the air-over orientation at a second angle different from the first angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: B/E AEROSPACE, INC.
    Inventors: Ian Oswald, Qiao Lu, Steven Whisler
  • Publication number: 20160231030
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a refrigeration system that cools a compartment includes a compressor, a condenser, a condenser fan, a condenser fan motor, an evaporator, an evaporator fan, an evaporator fan motor, and tubing adapted to transport refrigerant through the refrigeration system in a circulation order from the compressor to the condenser to the evaporator and back to the compressor again. The evaporator fan may be positioned in an air inlet path to the evaporator. The evaporator fan motor may be outside a chilled air circuit of the evaporator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Inventors: Qiao Lu, William J. Godecker, Richard Rigney
  • Patent number: 9267714
    Abstract: A thermoelectric cooling device comprises a liquid heat exchanger, at least two air heat exchangers, and at least two thermoelectric modules. The liquid heat exchanger includes a liquid circulation path through which liquid coolant flows to exchange heat with the liquid heat exchanger. Air flows over each of the air heat exchangers to exchange heat with the respective air heat exchanger. A first thermoelectric module is thermally coupled on a first side with a first side of the liquid heat exchanger and on a second side with a first air heat exchanger to transfer heat between the air heat exchanger and the liquid heat exchanger. A second thermoelectric module is thermally coupled on a first side with a second side of the liquid heat exchanger and on a second side with the second air heat exchanger to transfer heat between the air heat exchanger and the liquid heat exchanger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: B/E AEROSPACE, INC.
    Inventors: Kai S. Hou, Qiao Lu, Edward M. Stoebner, Patricia Gary, William Godecker, Eric Mickelson
  • Patent number: 9238398
    Abstract: An exemplary refrigeration system for cooling food or beverages may use a liquid cooling system of a vehicle. The refrigeration system may include a compartment in which the food or beverages may be placed and removed, a chilled liquid coolant system having a connection through which liquid coolant is received from the liquid cooling system of the vehicle, and a heat exchanger operationally coupled with the chilled liquid coolant system and the compartment to transfer heat from the compartment into the liquid coolant. The refrigeration system may also include a second chilled coolant system through which a second coolant flows and a second heat exchanger operationally coupled with the second chilled coolant system and the compartment to transfer heat from the compartment. The chilled liquid coolant system and the second chilled coolant system may operate together as a cascade cooling system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: B/E AEROSPACE, INC.
    Inventors: Qiao Lu, William Godecker
  • Patent number: 9188380
    Abstract: A storage compartment cooling apparatus includes a liquid circulation system that circulates a liquid coolant, a heat exchanger that cools an interior of a storage compartment using the liquid coolant, a bypass line through which the liquid coolant selectively bypasses the heat exchanger, one or more valves that controllably increase and decrease the flow of the liquid coolant through the heat exchanger and the bypass line, and a controller that controls the one or more valves. A storage compartment cooling system includes a liquid coolant distribution loop that distributes a chilled liquid coolant to a plurality of the storage compartment cooling apparatuses coupled in series and a recirculation cooling device that includes a chiller that chills the liquid coolant to have a temperature lower than an ambient temperature and a circulation unit that circulates the chilled liquid coolant through the liquid coolant distribution loop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: B/E AEROSPACE, INC.
    Inventors: Qiao Lu, William Godecker
  • Publication number: 20150266353
    Abstract: A refrigeration system includes an air chiller, a liquid coolant line that couples the air chiller with a central liquid coolant cooling system of a vehicle, a storage compartment stowage area having an interior for stowing a plurality of removable storage compartments, and a duct system that circulates chilled air from the air chiller through the storage compartment stowage area. The air chiller includes a compressor, a liquid-cooled condenser, an evaporator, and a tubing to circulate refrigerant. The liquid-cooled condenser transfers heat from the refrigerant to the liquid coolant which is then cooled by the central liquid coolant cooling system of the vehicle. The air chiller is situated parallel to the storage compartment stowage area along a plane perpendicular to a direction in which the removable storage compartments are removed and replaced. The duct system circulates chilled air from the evaporator through the interior of the storage compartment stowage area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2015
    Publication date: September 24, 2015
    Inventors: Qiao Lu, William J. Godecker
  • Patent number: 9134053
    Abstract: A vapor cycle refrigeration system includes a thermoelectric device (TED) as a sub-cooler to sub-cool liquid refrigerant exiting a condenser to increase cooling capacity of an evaporator and pull down temperature within a refrigerated compartment quickly. The TED sub-cooler is turned off after initial temperature pull down and is not operated during steady state operation for maintenance of the compartment temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: B/E AEROSPACE, INC.
    Inventor: Qiao Lu
  • Patent number: 9062909
    Abstract: A point-of-use air chiller unit for an aircraft galley cart compartment is provided comprising a generally flattened rectangular case, comprising two main surfaces having a substantially larger surface area than four remaining surfaces of the case, a condenser, a compressor, an evaporator, and an evaporator fan, wherein the condenser, compressor, and evaporator are connected in a standard refrigeration manner, and a plane parallel to the main surfaces passes through the condenser, the compressor, the evaporator, and the evaporator fan.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: B/E AEROSPACE, INC.
    Inventors: Qiao Lu, Timothy Andrew Birkmann, Ian Oswald, Edward J. Bates, Steven Whisler, Thang Ha
  • Publication number: 20150089968
    Abstract: An improved aircraft air chiller unit particularly suited for an aircraft galley that requires refrigerated or cooled beverage/meal carts and/or chilled storage compartments. The chiller of the present invention takes the form of a line replaceable unit (“LRU”) and incorporates a liquid-cooled refrigerant vapor compression cycle, arranged in a housing with a vertical orientation. Because of the vertical orientation, ducting on the rear surface of the chiller is omitted, reducing the overall footprint.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: Qiao Lu, William J. Godecker, James R. Forbes