Patents by Inventor Wei Fan

Wei Fan 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: 20220382341
    Abstract: In one example in accordance with the present disclosure, a computing device mount is described. The computing device mount includes a stand to support a computing device and a spacer removably attached to the stand. The spacer is placed in a recess of the computing device to mount the computing device to a mounting surface. The spacer also aligns holes on the computing device with holes on the mounting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Yao-Wen Fan, Yu Wei Tan, Yi-Hsieh Chiu
  • Patent number: 11513044
    Abstract: A split-type device for measuring rock mass deformation under high hydraulic pressure and a construction method and use thereof. Main components of the device include a metal measuring rod, a magnetic iron core, a shell, a waterproof coil framework, a coil, a tail accessory, a cable clamp, a cable, a signal processing bin, etc. Main electronic components are treated by adopting the all-metal shell and a vacuum particle sealing double-layer sealing process, and have hydraulic pressure resistance of 5 MPa or above. Measurement signals feature centralized processing, digitization and dual utilization of signals, i.e., after data of a plurality of sensors is processed in an electronic bin and then digitized signals are connected to an independent reader outside the bin or a centralized acquisition device for in-situ tests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Changjiang River Scientific Research Institute of Changjiang Water Resources Commission
    Inventors: Aiqing Wu, Lei Fan, Qixiang Fan, Xiaoyu Han, Zhiquan Ke, Yihu Zhang, Yuankun Liu, Zuowu Zhong, Meiwan Yu, Kun Wu, Wei Hu, Chong Chen, Qian Xiang
  • Publication number: 20220376067
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to source/drain (S/D) epitaxial structures with enlarged top surfaces. In some embodiments, the S/D epitaxial structures include a first crystalline epitaxial layer comprising facets; a non-crystalline epitaxial layer on the first crystalline layer; and a second crystalline epitaxial layer on the non-crystalline epitaxial layer, where the second crystalline epitaxial layer is substantially facet-free.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wen-Hsien Tu, Wei-Fan Lee
  • Publication number: 20220370597
    Abstract: A recombinant protein and a vaccine composition for porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) are provided. The recombinant protein is a fusion protein formed by connecting the truncated segment of S protein (Spike protein) from porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) in tandem with the Fc fragment of porcine IgG, and the truncated fragment of S protein is preferably selected from N-terminal domain (NTD) with sialic acid binding activity in S1 subunit of S protein, neutralizing epitope domain (COE) and multiple B-cell epitopes in S2 subunit; the vaccine composition contains recombinant protein and adjuvants. The recombinant protein of the application can produce IgG antibody and neutralizing antibody titers of rather high level after immunizing mice, and the proportions of CD3+CD4+, CD3+CD8+ lymphocytes and the concentrations of IFN-? and IL-4 in lymphocytes are significantly increased.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Inventors: Bin Li, Baochao Fan, Danyi Shi, Jinzhu Zhou, Rongli Guo, Kongwang He, Yongxiang Zhao, Xuejiao Zhu, Li Li, Wei Wang, Dandan Wang, Haodan Zhu
  • Publication number: 20220373670
    Abstract: At least some embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a wearable device. The wearable device comprises a substrate, a detecting module disposed on the substrate, and a control module disposed on the substrate. The control module is electrically connected to the detecting module. The control module is configured to receive a signal from the detecting module and to control the wearable device in response to the signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2021
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuanhao YU, Chung Ju YU, Wei-Fan WU, Chai-Chi LIN, Hong Jie CHEN
  • Patent number: 11505199
    Abstract: A method for cleaning up vehicle driving data includes receiving vehicle driving data of a vehicle within a predetermined time period, the vehicle driving data comprising vehicle mileage data and vehicle status data; determining a first mileage of the vehicle within the predetermined time period based on the vehicle mileage data; determining a second mileage of the vehicle within the predetermined time period based on the vehicle status data; and judging whether the first mileage is abnormal data based on the second mileage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Zhiji Automotive Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shiyi Fan, Wei Zhang, Gang Qian, Ruixue Wang, Fei Chen, Xinyu Zheng
  • Publication number: 20220363618
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the technical field of catalysts, and specifically to a Zn—Al slurry catalyst, its preparation method and its application in preparing ethanol from syngas. The preparation method provided in the disclosure prepares the Zn—Al slurry catalyst by introducing a zinc component into an aluminum sol, and the preparation method has a simple operation and a lower cost. The Zn—Al slurry catalyst prepared in the disclosure includes the Zn component and the Al component, which may catalyze syngas to generate ethanol under mild conditions. Also, the catalyst has stable properties, is not easy to be deactivated, and reduces the cost of preparing ethanol from syngas. When the Zn—Al slurry catalyst provided in the disclosure is used as the catalyst for preparing ethanol from syngas, the reaction conditions are mild, and the syngas may be catalyzed to generate ethanol under the conditions of 250-340° C. and 3-5 MPa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2021
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Inventors: Wei HUANG, Jing LIU, Jinchuan FAN
  • Publication number: 20220365778
    Abstract: Aspects of the invention include systems and methods configured to efficiently evaluate the efforts of a code migration (e.g., porting task) between different platforms. A non-limiting example computer-implemented method includes receiving a function of a source platform. The function can include a plurality of fields. An initial vector is constructed for each of the plurality of fields. The initial vector encodes a value of the respective field according to an encoding rule. The initial vectors are merged into a single final vector and the final vector is classified into one of a plurality of system function families of the source platform. A vector of a target platform at a minimum distance to the final vector is identified and an assessment is provided that includes a difficulty in porting a project comprising the function between the source platform and the target platform based at least in part on the minimum distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2021
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Inventors: Shuang Shuang Jia, Yi Chai, Xiao-Yu Li, Xin Zhao, Li Cao, JIANGANG DENG, Hua Wei Fan, Zhou Wen Ya, HONG WEI SUN
  • Publication number: 20220367791
    Abstract: A magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) device includes a first array region and a second array region on a substrate, a first magnetic tunneling junction (MTJ) on the first array region, a first top electrode on the first MTJ, a second MTJ on the second array region, and a second top electrode on the second MTJ. Preferably, the first top electrode and the second top electrode include different nitrogen to titanium (N/Ti) ratios.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2021
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Hui-Lin Wang, Si-Han Tsai, Dong-Ming Wu, Chen-Yi Weng, Ching-Hua Hsu, Ju-Chun Fan, Yi-Yu Lin, Che-Wei Chang, Po-Kai Hsu, Jing-Yin Jhang
  • Patent number: 11498062
    Abstract: Methods and phosphorus-containing solid catalysts for catalyzing dehydration of cyclic ethers (e.g., furans, such as 2,5-dimethylfuran) and alcohols (e.g., ethanol and isopropanol). The alcohols and cyclic ethers may be derived from biomass. One example includes a tandem Diels-Alder cycloaddition and dehydration of biomass-derived 2,5-dimethyl-furan and ethylene to renewable p-xylene. The phosphorus-containing solid catalysts are also active and selective for dehydration of alcohols to alkenes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignees: Regents of the University of Minnesota, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Delaware
    Inventors: Hong Je Cho, Wei Fan, Michael Tsapatsis, Paul J. Dauenhauer, Limin Ren, Raul Lobo
  • Patent number: 11500680
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an accelerator for systolic array-friendly data placement. The accelerator may include: a systolic array comprising a plurality of operation units, wherein the systolic array is configured to receive staged input data and perform operations using the staged input to generate staged output data, the staged output data comprising a number of segments; a controller configured to execute one or more instructions to generate a pattern generation signal; a data mask generator; and a memory configured to store the staged output data using the generated masks. The data mask generator may include circuitry configured to: receive the pattern generation signal from the controller, and, based on the received signal, generate a mask corresponding to each segment of the staged output data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
    Inventors: Yuhao Wang, Xiaoxin Fan, Dimin Niu, Chunsheng Liu, Wei Han
  • Publication number: 20220358309
    Abstract: There is included a method and apparatus comprising computer code configured to cause a processor or processors to perform obtaining video data including at least one body part of a person, selecting keypoints of the at least one body part based on a predetermined rehabilitation category, extracting a motion feature of the at least one body part from the video data, scoring the motion feature based on the predetermined rehabilitation category, and generating a display illustrating the motion feature and said scoring of the motion feature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2021
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicant: TENCENT AMERICA LLC
    Inventors: Shih-Yao LIN, Tao YANG, Chao HUANG, Zhen QIAN, Wei FAN
  • Publication number: 20220354133
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a method for reducing the fructan content in food made of rice and flour using microwave heating and belongs to the technical field of food processing. Fermented products made of rice and flour are prepared using microwave heating and fructan in the products can be effectively degraded. Compared with traditional steaming, the method can remarkably reduce the fructan content in the fermented food, effectively alleviate the bowel stress sensitivity to the fermented rice and flour food by patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), meet the daily dietary requirements of special crowds, has the advantages of simple process, green processing and environmental protection, and is suitable for large-scale industrial production.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Bowen YAN, Daming FAN, Yejun WU, Huizhang LIAN, Kai WANG, Dongna RUAN, Zhongliang HU, Chao CHEN, Bowen WANG, Siyi FANG, Nana ZHANG, Jianxin ZHAO, Hao ZHANG, Wei CHEN
  • Publication number: 20220357571
    Abstract: An illumination system and a projection device are provided. The illumination system includes a laser light source, a light splitting element, a wavelength conversion module, a filter module, and a homogenizing element. The laser light source provides a laser beam to the light splitting element. The filter module rotates around a rotation axis and has multiple dichroic filter regions on a surface perpendicular to the rotation axis. The filter module receives the laser beam from the light splitting element, and an acute angle is formed between the rotation axis and a direction in which the laser beam enters the filter module. The homogenizing element is located on a transmission path of the laser beam penetrating the filter module, and the laser beam enters the homogenizing element along a long axis direction of the homogenizing element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicant: Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Sheng-Chiang Lin, Chen-Wei Fan
  • Publication number: 20220357543
    Abstract: An optical system is provided in the present disclosure, including a first movable portion, a fixed portion, a first driving assembly, and a circuit assembly. The first movable portion is connected to a first optical element. The first movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The first driving assembly drives the first movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The circuit assembly is electrically connected to the first driving assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Yi-Cheng HSIAO, Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Chen-Hsien FAN
  • Publication number: 20220357556
    Abstract: An optical system is provided in the present disclosure, including a first movable portion, a fixed portion, a first driving assembly, and a circuit assembly. The first movable portion is connected to a first optical element. The first movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The first driving assembly drives the first movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The first movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion via the circuit assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Yi-Cheng HSIAO, Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Chen-Hsien FAN
  • Publication number: 20220357548
    Abstract: An optical system includes a first movable portion, a fixed portion, a first driving assembly and a first guiding structure. The first movable portion is connected to a first optical element. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The first driving assembly drives the first movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The first guiding structure guides the first movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion in a first dimension.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Yi-Cheng HSIAO, Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Chen-Hsien FAN
  • Publication number: 20220359896
    Abstract: A rational fuel-cell power following strategy is made according to values such as vehicle fuel-cell power, battery power, and SOC (state of charge) of a lithium-ion battery; in the same time window, effects of different fuel-cell power growth rates on SOC of the lithium-ion battery are tested according to vehicle requirements; and at the same fuel-cell growth rate, effects of different time windows on SOC of the lithium-ion battery are tested according to vehicle requirements; a proper time window and a proper fuel-cell power change rate are found, so that the SOC value of the lithium-ion battery fluctuates within a certain range. The present invention can achieve a good operation mode of power distribution between the fuel cell and the lithium-ion battery, ensuring rational utilization of resources, thereby extending the application range of the lithium-ion battery to the maximum extent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Haimei FAN, Wei ZHANG, Jinfeng XIONG, Yushuai SHI
  • Patent number: 11491565
    Abstract: The present invention is a probe forming device, the probe forming device comprises a spinning shaft, a first adjusting structure, a second adjusting structure, an electrolyte conveying member and a power supply. One of the holding member of the spinning shaft holds a workpiece, and a driving member drives the workpiece to move and abut the first adjusting structure and the second modulating structure. The electrolyte conveying member conveys an electrolyte to the workpiece, the first adjusting structure and the second adjusting structure, and is electrically connected. At least one positive end of the power supply is connected to the workpiece or the spinning shaft, and at least one negative end is connected to the first adjusting structure and the second modulating structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: Metal Industries Research & Development Centre
    Inventors: Wen-Chieh Wu, Zhi-Wen Fan, Chun-Wei Chen, Tzu-Hung Chen
  • Patent number: 11495287
    Abstract: A memory unit is controlled by a first word line and a second word line. The memory unit includes a memory cell and a transpose cell. The memory cell stores a weight. The memory cell is controlled by the first word line and includes a local bit line transmitting the weight. The transpose cell is connected to the memory cell and receives the weight via the local bit line. The transpose cell includes an input bit line, an input bit line bar, an output bit line and an output bit line bar. Each of the input bit line and the input bit line bar transmits a multi-bit input value, and the transpose cell is controlled by the second word line to generate a multi-bit output value on each of the output bit line and the output bit line bar according to the multi-bit input value and the weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Meng-Fan Chang, Yung-Ning Tu, Xin Si, Wei-Hsing Huang