Patents by Inventor Wei Zhang

Wei Zhang 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: 9780186
    Abstract: Provided is a ferroelectric field effect transistor (FeFET) which has a wide memory window even if the ferroelectric film thickness is 200 nm or less, and which has excellent data retention characteristics, pulse rewriting endurance and the like. An FeFET which has a structure wherein an insulating body (11) and a gate electrode conductor (4) are sequentially laminated in this order on a semiconductor base (10) that has a source region (12) and a drain region (13). The insulating body (11) is configured by laminating a first insulating body (1) and a second insulating body (2) in this order on the base (10), and the second insulating body (2) is mainly composed of an oxide of strontium, calcium, bismuth and tantalum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Shigeki Sakai, Wei Zhang, Mitsue Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20170276906
    Abstract: An optical imaging lens set includes a first lens element with an object-side surface of a convex part in a vicinity of the optical axis, a second lens element with an image-side surface of a concave part in a vicinity of its periphery, the first lens element being glued to the second lens element to eliminate an air gap, a third lens element with an object-side surface of a concave part in a vicinity of its periphery, a fourth lens element and a fifth lens element of plastic material, ALT being the total thickness of the five lens elements and Gmax being the max value of the air gap from the first lens element to the fifth lens element so that ALT/Gmax?2.2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2016
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Jinhui Gong, Bin Wei Zhang, Wei Yu Lin
  • Publication number: 20170275578
    Abstract: A nucleic acid detection plate comprises a piezoelectric sensor and at least a pipe flowing through the surface of the piezoelectric sensor, two valves intervally installed on the pipe relative to the upstream end of the piezoelectric sensor, the nucleic acid to be detected is blocked in the pipe between the two valves for isothermal amplification; the nucleic acid detection system comprises the nucleic acid detection plate described above, a thermostat capable of accommodating the nucleic acid detection plate; and a signal processor capable of being date connected to the piezoelectric sensor. The inventive method simplifies device structure through coordinated detection by combination of thermostatic amplification and piezoelectric sensing, and improves detection efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2015
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Lianqun ZHOU, Chuanyu LI, Jia YAO, Wei ZHANG, Zhen GUO
  • Publication number: 20170274788
    Abstract: A wireless charging system may be used to charge a battery in a vehicle via a receiving coil. The wireless charging system may include a coil charge device, a linear track, a linear motor, and a charge control module. The coil charge device includes a carriage and a transmitting coil positioned on the carriage. The linear track extends across a designated path. The coil charge device is positioned on and moveable along the linear track. The linear motor is operable to move the coil charge device along the linear track. The charge control module controls a position of the coil charge device along the designated path via the linear motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2016
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Wei ZHANG, Jeff C. WHITE, Chris MI
  • Publication number: 20170275341
    Abstract: The invention provides ubiquitin variants that specifically bind to HECT E3 ligases, and methods of using these variants to modulate the activity of HECT E3 ligases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Wei ZHANG, Sachdev SIDHU
  • Publication number: 20170278582
    Abstract: Embodiments provide improved memory bitcells, memory arrays, and memory architectures. In an embodiment, a memory array includes a plurality of memory cells to store data bits. Each of the plurality of memory cells includes a transistor having drain, source, and gate terminals, and a plurality of program nodes, each of the program nodes charged to a predetermined voltage and coupled to a respective one of a plurality of bit lines. For each memory cell in a subset of the plurality of memory cells, none of the plurality of program nodes is coupled to the drain terminal of the transistor to program the each memory cell in the subset of the plurality of memory cells to store at least one data bit, the at least one data bit is most occurred between the data bits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Applicant: Broadcom Corporation
    Inventors: Dechang SUN, Wei ZHANG, Mai T. MAC LENNAN, Sudeep Ashok POMAR, Roy M. CARLSON
  • Patent number: 9771443
    Abstract: The present invention relates to use of certain chain transfer agents to control molecular weight of addition mass polymerization of certain polycycloolefinic monomers. More specifically, the present invention relates to use of a series of substituted bicycloalkenes as chain transfer agents in the addition mass polymerization of a series of functionalized norbornene-type monomers. This invention also relates to compositions containing bicycloalkenes as chain transfer agents in forming “in mold” polycycloolefinic polymers by addition mass polymerization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: PROMERUS, LLC
    Inventors: Hendra Ng, Keitaro Seto, Wei Zhang
  • Patent number: 9773739
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides mark structures and fabrication methods thereof. An exemplary fabrication process includes providing a substrate having a device region, a first mark region and a second mark region; sequentially forming a device layer, a dielectric layer and a mask layer on a surface of the substrate; forming a first opening in the dielectric layer in the device region, a first mark in the dielectric layer in the first mark region, and a mark opening in dielectric layer in the second mark region, bottoms of the first opening, the first mark and the mark opening being lower than a surface of the dielectric layer, and higher than a surface of the device layer; and forming a second opening in the dielectric layer on the bottom of the first opening and a second mark in the dielectric layer on the bottom of the mark opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignees: SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING INTERNATIONAL (SHANGHAI) CORPORATION, SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING INTERNATIONAL (BEIJING) CORPORATION
    Inventors: Dao Liang Lu, Hong Wei Zhang, Kui Feng
  • Patent number: 9772840
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon that generate notifications that are delivered to translators who provide updates or translations that are included in localization resources for software applications are provided. Resources are stored on a computing device in a first database or a second database. The first database is configured to store software and has a first buffer that stores content selected for updating or translation and a second buffer for receiving updated content or translated content. The second database is configured to receive the content stored in the first buffer of the first database and to store profiles associated with translators. The second database provides a portal to authenticate the translator before allowing a translator to enter translations for the content stored in the second database. A notification component notifies translators of content that matches a language of the translators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology, LLC
    Inventors: Lei Zhang, Michael James Miles, Sheng Zhang, Doo Suk Yoon, Xu Yang, Wei Zhang
  • Publication number: 20170271373
    Abstract: According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, a method for manufacturing the array substrate includes forming a first transparent conductive layer and a metallic layer successively on a base substrate, and forming a gate electrode, a source electrode, a drain electrode and a first transparent electrode by one patterning process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2016
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Applicant: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zhengliang LI, Qi YAO, Bin ZHANG, Zhanfeng CAO, Wei ZHANG, Xuefei SUN, Bin ZHOU, Jincheng GAO
  • Publication number: 20170273099
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for processing an adaptive flow table are disclosed. When resource scheduling is performed, a terminal device or a data stream that performs uplink data transmission in a scheduled time period is determined; a corresponding flow rule of the terminal device or the data stream is queried, and the found flow rule is updated to a flow table; and when a data packet is received, corresponding processing is performed on the data packet according to a flow rule in the flow table.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Wei Zhang, Chenghui Peng
  • Publication number: 20170272407
    Abstract: Disclosed are an encrypted communications method and communications terminal. The method comprises: reading from a first NFC security label the encryption algorithm and the index of the encryption algorithm; using the encryption algorithm to encrypt a data packet to be transmitted so as to generate an encrypted data packet; transmitting the encrypted data packet; transmitting the index; the index is configured so that the target communication terminal can obtain the encryption algorithm and decrypt the encrypted data packet. Also disclosed is a computer storage medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2014
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Lei Huang, Xiaojie Zou, Zhiliang Zhang, Liangjun Tang, Wei Zhang
  • Publication number: 20170271946
    Abstract: An electric motor includes a stator and a rotor rotatably mounted to the stator. The rotor includes a rotary shaft, a rotor main body attached around the rotary shaft, the rotor main body being rotatable under the interaction between the rotor main body and the stator when the winding is energized. The rotor main body and the rotary shaft are in a loose fitting with each other to allow a rotation speed difference being existed between the rotor main body and the rotary shaft during startup of the rotor. A time-delayed synchronization mechanism is connected between the rotary shaft and the rotor main body and configured to eliminate, with time delay, the rotation speed difference between the rotor main body and the rotary shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Yue LI, Chui You ZHOU, Yong WANG, Wei ZHANG, Xiao Ning ZHU, Hong Liang YI, Yong Gang ZHANG, Ya Ming ZHANG
  • Patent number: 9765168
    Abstract: The present invention relates to certain vinyl addition polymers encompassing polycycloolefinic monomers and a certain of olefinic monomers having thermally labile functional group. More specifically, the present invention relates to vinyl addition polymers under mass polymerization conditions of a series of functionalized norbornene-type monomers and at least one other olefinic monomer containing a thermally labile functional group such as, ether, acetal, ester, and the like. This invention also relates to reaction compositions containing a series of functionalized norbornene-type monomers and at least one other olefinic monomer containing a thermally labile functional group such as, ether, acetal, ester, and the like, which undergo vinyl addition polymerization to produce materials which are useful as flame retardant materials having a variety of applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: PROMERUS, LLC
    Inventors: Hendra Ng, Keitaro Seto, Wei Zhang
  • Patent number: 9766354
    Abstract: The invention provides a semiconductor detector, and the semiconductor detector comprises a semiconductor crystal, a cathode, an anode and at least one ladder electrode; the semiconductor crystal comprises a top surface, a bottom surface and at least one side; the cathode, the anode and the ladder electrode are conductive thin films deposited on a surface of the semiconductor crystal; the cathode is disposed on the bottom surface of the semiconductor crystal, the anode is disposed on the top surface of the semiconductor crystal, the ladder electrode is disposed on the at least one side of the semiconductor crystal; and the ladder electrode comprises a plurality of sub-electrodes. As compared to the prior art, the semiconductor detector can improve the energy resolution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignees: NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITED, TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yuanjing Li, Lan Zhang, Yulan Li, Yinong Liu, Jianqiang Fu, Hao Jiang, Zhi Deng, Tao Xue, Wei Zhang, Jun Li
  • Patent number: 9767131
    Abstract: A method, non-transitory computer readable media, and system for hierarchical organization of tablespace free space metadata in a database are provided. The hierarchy is divided into at least two levels: level 1 or L1 blocks are stored as a shared data structure and map free space in a tablespace, whereas level 2 or L2 blocks are stored as separate local copies at each database instance and map to the L1 bitmap blocks. The L2 blocks each indicate, for each L1 block of a respective subset of a plurality of L1 blocks, a maximum size of a largest extent that can be allocated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Oracle International Corporation
    Inventors: Wei Zhang, Sujatha Muthulingam, Amit Ganesh
  • Patent number: 9766806
    Abstract: Embodiments that relate to displaying holographic keyboard and hand images in a holographic environment are provided. In one embodiment depth information of an actual position of a user's hand is received. Using the depth information, a holographic hand image representing the user's hand is displayed in a virtual hand plane in the holographic environment. In response to receiving a keyboard activation input from the user and using the depth information, the holographic keyboard image is adaptively displayed in a virtual keyboard plane in the holographic environment at a virtual distance under the holographic hand image representing the user's hand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
    Inventors: Rotem Bennet, Lewey Geselowitz, Wei Zhang, Adam G. Poulos, John Bevis, Kim Pascal Pimmel, Nicholas Gervase Fajt
  • Patent number: 9765180
    Abstract: The present invention relates to certain ring open metathesis polymerized (ROMP) polymers encompassing polycycloolefinic monomers and a certain of olefinic monomers having thermally labile functional group. More specifically, the present invention relates to ROMP polymers under mass polymerization conditions of a series of functionalized norbornene-type monomers and at least one other olefinic monomer containing a thermally labile functional group such as, ether, acetal, ester, and the like. This invention also relates to reaction compositions containing a series of functionalized norbornene-type monomers and at least one other olefinic monomer containing a thermally labile functional group such as, ether, acetal, ester, and the like, which undergo ring open metathesis polymerization to produce materials which are useful as flame retardant materials having a variety of applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: PROMERUS, LLC
    Inventors: Hendra Ng, Keitaro Seto, Wei Zhang
  • Publication number: 20170261681
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a light guide plate mold includes: acquiring a deformation coefficient i, where 1<i?1.12, and a size parameter j, where 0.03 mm<j?0.05 mm; applying digital simulation software to simulate a formation process of an original three-dimensional model for a light guide plate so as to acquire a simulation deformation amount of the light guide plate; multiplying the simulation deformation amount with the deformation coefficient i to obtain a counter deformation amount of a light guide plate mold; and subtracting the size parameter j from a length and a width of the light guide plate to obtain length and width dimensions of the light guide plate mold; and forming the light guide plate mold according to the counter deformation amount of the light guide plate mold and length and width dimensions of the light guide plate mold. A light guide plate manufactured with such a mold shows relatively high flatness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2016
    Publication date: September 14, 2017
    Applicant: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wei ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20170255610
    Abstract: An apparatus state estimation method includes: storing first apparatus data that indicates a state of an apparatus; storing a work record, the work record being a record indicating a work that has been carried out for maintenance of the apparatus; estimating a category that is a malfunction of the apparatus or a content of a measure by using the work record; and learning a relationship between the estimated category and the first apparatus data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Inventors: YOSUKE TAJIKA, ATSUSHI YOSHIDA, WEI ZHANG