Patents by Inventor Shan Lu

Shan 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: 20220010059
    Abstract: A polyhydroxyalkanoates extraction system comprises a pretreatment subsystem, an extraction subsystem and a recycling subsystem. The pretreatment subsystem comprises a fermentation device and an activation device so as to carry out a microorganism acclimation process. The extraction subsystem comprises a freezing device, a pretreatment device and an extraction device. The extraction subsystem is used for receiving a third sludge so that the third sludge is subjected to a freezing process, a pretreatment process, an extraction process and a purification process in the freezing device to form a polyhydroxyalkanoates mixture, and the extraction device performs a precipitation process to generate polyhydroxyalkanoates precipitate. The recycling subsystem comprises an aerobic sludge digestion device and a sequencing batch reactor activated sludge treatment device so as to carry out an aerobic sludge digestion process and a sequencing batch reactor activated sludge process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Yung-Pin TSAI, Ku-Fan CHEN, Meng-Shan LU, Chih-Chi YANG, Hao SHIU
  • Patent number: 11206833
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a ceramic material having a positive slow release effect and a method for manufacturing the same. The ceramic material comprises a hierarchically meso-macroporous structure which composition at least includes silicon and oxygen, wherein the hierarchically meso-macroporous structure includes a plurality of macropores and a wall having a plurality of arranged mesopores, and the plurality of macropores are separated by the wall; and nano-scale metal particles confined in at least one of the plurality of arranged mesopores. The nano-scale metal particles have a positive slow release effect from the at least one of the plurality of arranged mesopores. The ceramic material has a property of inhibiting growth of microorganisms or killing the microorganisms in an environment or a system containing a hydrophilic medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: KAOHSIUNG MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Chi-Jen Shih, Jung-Chang Kung, Pei-Shan Lu, Hao-Che Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20210400435
    Abstract: An electronic device includes an indoor positioner and a positioning engine server. The indoor positioner has an array antenna to receive a wireless signal from user equipment, and to calculate the angle of arrival (AOA) of the wireless signal according to the phase difference and the time difference. The wireless signal includes status data of the user equipment. The positioning engine server converts the angle of arrival into a set of coordinates that correspond to a position of the user equipment, and inputs the set of coordinates to an IMM module. The IMM module includes a first state module and a second state module. The IMM module calculates weighting values for the first state module and the second state module according to the status data of the user equipment, and outputs an estimated set of coordinates according to the set of coordinates and the weighting values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Inventors: Shu-Wei YEH, Po-Shan KAO, Chiao-Wei LU, Wan-An YANG
  • Publication number: 20210359095
    Abstract: A semiconductor structure includes a semiconductor substrate; fin active regions protruded above the semiconductor substrate; and a gate stack disposed the fin active regions; wherein the gate stack includes a high-k dielectric material layer, and various metal layers disposed on the high-k dielectric material layer. The gate stack has an uneven profile in a sectional view with a first dimension D1 at a top surface, a second dimension D2 at a bottom surface, and a third dimension D3 at a location between the top surface and the bottom surface, and wherein each of D1 and D2 is greater than D3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Inventors: Chi-Sheng Lai, Yu-Fan Peng, Li-Ting Chen, Yu-Shan Lu, Yu-Bey Wu, Wei-Chung Sun, Yuan-Ching Peng, Kuei-Yu Kao, Shih-Yao Lin, Chih-Han Lin, Pei-Yi Liu, Jing Yi Yan
  • Publication number: 20210262474
    Abstract: A device and method for evaluating long-term operation of a transformer oil pump. An inlet of an oil pump is connected to an outlet of an oil tank through an oil pipe, and an outlet of the oil pump is connected to an inlet of the oil tank through an oil pipe. A pressure gauge is provided on the oil pipe to the inlet and the outlet of the oil pump, respectively. An ultra-high-frequency (UHF) sensor is provided on an inner wall of an oil pipe close to the oil pump. A pressure difference between the oil pipes to the inlet and to the outlet of the oil pump is monitored. A three-phase unbalanced current of a stator winding is monitored. The vibration of the oil pump is monitored. The rotor-to-stator rub is monitored. Based on the above inspection, a long-term health status of the oil pump is determined.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2020
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: STATE GRID SHANXI ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Hua Yu, Guodong Li, Wei Wang, Hong Liu, Guangqi Mu, Aimin Wang, Tao Jin, Jichong Liang, Haipeng Wang, Yansong Li, Hai Zhang, Zhumao Lu, Lu Bai, Shan Lu, Yanchun Li, Xinwei Wang
  • Publication number: 20210257462
    Abstract: A semiconductor structure includes a SiGe fin protruding from a substrate, where the SiGe fin includes a top portion having a first sidewall and a second sidewall and a bottom portion having a third sidewall and a fourth sidewall, and where a first transition region connecting the first sidewall to the third sidewall and a second transition region connecting the second sidewall to the fourth sidewall each have a tapered profile extending away from the first sidewall and the second sidewall, respectively, and a Si-containing layer disposed on the top portion of the SiGe fin, where a portion of the Si-containing layer on the first transition region extends away from the first sidewall by a first lateral distance and a portion of the Si-containing layer on the second transition region extends away from the second sidewall by a second lateral distance that is different from the first lateral distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Inventors: Yu-Shan Lu, Hung-Ju Chou, Pei-Ling Gao, Chen-Hsuan Liao, Chih-Chung Chang, Jiun-Ming Kuo, Che-Yuan Hsu
  • Patent number: 11088639
    Abstract: A motor driving device includes a first hysteresis comparator, a second hysteresis comparator, a logic circuit, a control unit, and an inverter circuit. The logic circuit receives a start signal or a start completion signal to output the first output signal as a commutation signal according to the start signal, or to output the second output signal as the commutation signal according to the start completion signal, clamps the second output signal by the first output signal, stops outputting the commutation signal after the potential state of the commutation signal is changed, and unclamps the second output signal with the first output signal and outputs the commutation signal in response to a difference voltage between the first input signal and the second input signal being greater than a positive value of the first hysteresis voltage or less than a negative value of the first hysteresis voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: ANPEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kun-Min Chen, Ching-Shan Lu, Shih-Hai Chien
  • Publication number: 20210213935
    Abstract: A safety and stability control method against automobile tire blowout, which is used for manned and unmanned driving vehicles and based on vehicle braking, driving, steering and suspension systems. The present method establishes tire blowout determination based on a tire pressure detection mode, a status tire pressure mode and a steering mechanics state mode, and uses a safety and stability control mode, model and algorithm, and control structure and process against automobile tire blowout. On the basis of a tire blowout state point, the vehicle braking, driving, steering, steering wheel steering force and suspension balancing control are carried out in a coordinated manner by entering and exiting a tire blowout control state and switching between a normal mode and a tire blowout control mode, so as to realize tire blowout control in which real or unreal tire blowout processes overlap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Inventors: Shan LU, Boyan LU
  • Publication number: 20210188252
    Abstract: Disclosed is a car flat tire safety and stability control method for manned and unmanned vehicles based on vehicle braking, driving, steering and suspension systems. The method establishes flat tire determination by tire pressure detection, a state tire pressure and a mechanical steering state, and adopts a car tire burst safety and stability control mode, model and algorithm, and a control structure and procedure. Based on a flat tire state point, the control over vehicle braking, driving and steering, a steering wheel gyroscopic force and suspension balancing is executed in a coordinated manner by means of switching between entering and exiting flat tire control and between a normal mode and a flat tire control mode, thereby realizing overlapped flat tire control of a real or unreal flat tire process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Shan Lu, Boyan Lu
  • Publication number: 20210138062
    Abstract: Polyvalent, primary isolate nucleic acid compositions for inducing an immune response against HIV are disclosed. The compositions and methods described herein are for the use of a nucleic acid composition that encodes one or more different HIV envelope glycoproteins. The synthetic, codon-optimized DNAs encoding one or more HIV proteins are a combination of different nucleic acids, such as DNA plasmids, generated from primary isolate DNA of different HIV major group genetic clades and/or different proteins. HIV polypeptide compositions for inducing an immune response against HIV are also disclosed. Methods for using the polypeptide compositions before, at the same time as, and/or after administration of the DNA compositions are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: Shan Lu, Shixia Wang
  • Publication number: 20210075346
    Abstract: A motor driving device includes a first hysteresis comparator, a second hysteresis comparator, a logic circuit, a control unit, and an inverter circuit. The logic circuit receives a start signal or a start completion signal to output the first output signal as a commutation signal according to the start signal, or to output the second output signal as the commutation signal according to the start completion signal, clamps the second output signal by the first output signal, stops outputting the commutation signal after the potential state of the commutation signal is changed, and unclamps the second output signal with the first output signal and outputs the commutation signal in response to a difference voltage between the first input signal and the second input signal being greater than a positive value of the first hysteresis voltage or less than a negative value of the first hysteresis voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: KUN-MIN CHEN, Ching-Shan Lu, Shih-Hai Chien
  • Publication number: 20210054201
    Abstract: An adhesive promoter, an organic silicon encapsulant composition, and an organic silicon encapsulant are provided. The adhesive promoter used for the organic silicon encapsulant is formed from a borosiloxane polymer represented by a general formula of: (R1R22S1/2)x(R2R3SiO2/2)y(R3SiO3/2)z(SiO4/2)i(BO(3-k)/2)j(OR4)k. R1 is a hydrogen atom or a C2-C6 alkenyl group. R2 and R4 are respectively a C1-C6 alkyl group. R3 is a C6-C12 aromatic group. In the general formula, x, y, z, i, j, and k represent a molar ratio. In the general formula, x, y, z, i, and j are a non-negative number smaller than or equal to 1, and k is a positive number ?3. A sum of x, y, z, and i is 1, and x is larger than 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Ju-shan Lu, Peng Qu, Shu-yong Jia
  • Publication number: 20210043078
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a rapid passing method and device for a target vehicle. The rapid passing method for the target vehicle includes: determining a passing route of the target vehicle according to a place where the target vehicle is located and a destination; acquiring position information of the target vehicle in real time; and controlling lane indicating devices in the passing route to indicate a special-purpose lane used by the target vehicle in the passing route according to the real-time position information and the passing route of the target vehicle, and controlling traffic lights to indicate vehicles disturbing passing of the target vehicle to stop driving when the target vehicle passes through an intersection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: Qifei CHEN, Kun LU, Xing ZHOU, Xiaozhe ZHANG, Ling BAI, Di XU, Dongliang XU, Liangliang REN, Xiaofeng LIU, Shan LU, Jingzhou LU, Guannan SONG, Huaping MA
  • Patent number: 10869921
    Abstract: Polyvalent, primary isolate nucleic acid compositions for inducing an immune response against HIV are disclosed. The compositions and methods described herein are for the use of a nucleic acid composition that encodes one or more different HIV envelope glycoproteins. The synthetic, codon-optimized DNAs encoding one or more HIV proteins are a combination of different nucleic acids, such as DNA plasmids, generated from primary isolate DNA of different HIV major group genetic clades and/or different proteins. HIV polypeptide compositions for inducing an immune response against HIV are also disclosed. Methods for using the polypeptide compositions before, at the same time as, and/or after administration of the DNA compositions are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: University of Massachusetts
    Inventors: Shan Lu, Shixia Wang
  • Patent number: 10860411
    Abstract: A method implemented by a network element (NE) in a distributed system, the method comprising tracing an execution of a program in the distributed system to produce a record of the execution of the program, wherein the record indicates states of shared resources at various times during the execution of the program, identifying a vulnerable operation that occurred during the program execution based on the record, wherein the record indicates that a first shared resource of the shared resources is in a flawed state after a node that caused the first shared resource to be in the flawed state crashed, and determining that the vulnerable operation results in a time of fault (TOF) bug based on performing a fault-tolerance mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Haopeng Liu, Xu Wang, Guangpu Li, Shan Lu, Feng Ye, Chen Tian, Shen Chi Chen
  • Patent number: 10745723
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for increasing polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) content of waste sludge, by taking the fermentation liquid fermented from waste sludge as a carbon source, and performing ADF domestication process, thereby quickly raising PHAs contentin the waste sludge, in accordance with the method of the present invention, the conventional complicated domestication steps is simplified and a higher content PHAs can be produced, additionally the added carbon source of the present invention is the VFA fermented by the waste sludge, so it's unnecessary to add extra material, therefore including more industrial utilization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: National Chi Nan University
    Inventors: Yung-Pin Tsai, Meng-Shan Lu, Chih-Chi Yang, Hao Shiu, Jan-Wei Lin, Yu-Wei Liou
  • Patent number: 10711263
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for extracting polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs), which comprises a pre-process step and an extraction step: removing water from waste sludge containing microorganisms in the pre-process step so that the waste sludge containing microorganisms has a water content of less than 40%; and applying a high-voltage pulsed electric field to the waste sludge during the extraction step to destroy the microorganisms and release the PHAs, wherein the high-voltage pulsed electric field is between 50 volts and 400 volts, an application time of the high-voltage pulsed electric field is between 5 seconds and 90 seconds, and an application frequency of the high-voltage pulsed electric field is between 500 Hz and 1000 Hz, thereby extracting the PHAs in the case of few chemicals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: NATIONAL CHI NAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yung-Pin Tsai, Meng-Shan Lu, Chih-Chi Yang, Hao Shiu, Jan-Wei Lin
  • Publication number: 20200113185
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a ceramic material having a positive slow release effect and a method for manufacturing the same. The ceramic material comprises a hierarchically meso-macroporous structure which composition at least includes silicon and oxygen, wherein the hierarchically meso-macroporous structure includes a plurality of macropores and a wall having a plurality of arranged mesopores, and the plurality of macropores are separated by the wall; and nano-scale metal particles confined in at least one of the plurality of arranged mesopores. The nano-scale metal particles have a positive slow release effect from the at least one of the plurality of arranged mesopores. The ceramic material has a property of inhibiting growth of microorganisms or killing the microorganisms in an environment or a system containing a hydrophilic medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: KAOHSIUNG MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Chi-Jen SHIH, Jung-Chang KUNG, Pei-Shan LU, Hao-Che HSIEH
  • Patent number: 10606447
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for interface presentation, a method and apparatus for user interface interaction, and a computer readable storage medium are proposed. The method for interface presentation includes determining a logic relationship between a main interface to be presented and respective sub-interfaces according to functionality; constructing a multiple-face structure according to the logic relationship, wherein each face of the multiple-face structure corresponds to an interface, and, when an interface has a sub-interface, the interface is adjacent to each sub-interface thereof; presenting the main interface in the multiple-face structure; and, after detecting that function of one sub-interface is triggered, determining every sub-interface from the one sub-interface to the main interface according to the logic relationship in the multiple-face structure and presenting the every sub-interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Xucheng Wan, Sheng Yang, Xiao Yang, Shan Lu
  • Patent number: 10599551
    Abstract: A method for detecting distributed concurrency errors in a distributed cloud computing system includes tracing operations that access objects in functions involving inter-process messaging, applying a set of happens-before rules to the traced operations. Analyzing the traced operations to identify concurrent operations that access a common object to generate a list of potential distributed concurrency errors (DCbugs). Pruning the list of DCbugs to remove DCbugs having only local effect and that do not generate run-time errors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignees: The University of Chicago, Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Shan Lu, Haopeng Liu, Guangpu Li, Haryadi Gunawi, Chen Tian, Feng Ye