Patents by Inventor Weidong An

Weidong An 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: 20200199094
    Abstract: Novel 3-(N-piperidinyl)methyl benzamide derivatives are disclosed. The compounds can be used in treating diseases and conditions which are associated with abnormal cell function related to endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress. For example, the compounds can be used as suppressors of ER stress-induced pancreatic ?-cell dysfunction and death, for example in the treatment of diabetes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventor: Weidong Wang
  • Publication number: 20200199089
    Abstract: Disclosed are a tetrahydronaphtho[1,2-b]furan-2(3H)-one derivative of formula (I) and a method of making the same, where definitions of R, R1 and R2 herein are the same as those in the specification. It has been demonstrated by animal experiments that the tetrahydronaphtho[1,2-b]furan-2(3H)-one derivative can significantly inhibit the adjuvant-induced in Wistar male rats so that it can alleviate the primary and secondary lesions, showing a preventive activity to some extent. Therefore, the tetrahydronaphtho[1,2-b]furan-2(3H)-one derivative provided herein is applicable to the preparation of a drug for preventing/treating rheumatoid arthritis, and has promising clinical applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Qingyan SUN, Weidong ZHANG
  • Patent number: 10692272
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for image processing. An image data processing system is disclosed comprising an image cutting engine for image cutting based on image data; a region of interest processing engine for selecting at least a rendering method for a region of interest; a processing engine for adjusting sampling rate; and rendering engine for rendering the image, with the rendering method selected by the region of interest processing engine. More particularly, the present invention relates to image processing techniques that perform image manipulation, volume rendering, displaying targeted regions of interest and other related functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Inventors: Qi Duan, Chao Fu, Da Wu, Wenqing Liu, Liangliang Pan, Weidong Zhang
  • Publication number: 20200188942
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a heating system for performing thermal spray coating. The heating system includes (a) a thermal spray element configured to be coupled to a robotic arm, (b) a heating unit configured to be coupled to the robotic arm, (c) at least one processor, and (d) data storage comprising program instructions executable by the at least one processor to cause the heating system to perform functions including (i) receiving a first indication of a spray coating material positioned in the thermal spray element, (ii) receiving a second indication of a material of a substrate onto which the spray coating material is to be sprayed, (iii) heating the substrate for a time period until the substrate reaches a desired temperature that is determined based on both the spray coating material and the material of the substrate, and (iv) spraying the spray coating material onto the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventor: Weidong Song
  • Publication number: 20200195126
    Abstract: Disclosed in embodiments of the present invention are a control method and device for an alternating-current and direct-current conversion circuit, and a computer storage medium. The alternating-current and direct-current conversion circuit comprises a first commutation unit, a second commutation unit, and a coupling unit. By obtaining voltage information and current information of the alternating-current and direct-current conversion circuit, a controllable device of the first commutation unit can be controlled to be turned on in delay or turned off in advance; and the second commutation unit is controlled to work in a controllable rectification state or a controllable inversion state or an uncontrollable rectification state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Zhanfeng DENG, Jun GE, Guoliang ZHAO, Jieying SONG, Weiguo LI, Zhengang LU, Yunfei XU, Zhe ZHOU, Haijun LIU, Dong LIANG, Xiaolin MO, Pengliang XU, Guofu CHEN, Xiang WANG, Guozhong ZHANG, Weidong SHEN, Wenyuan NING, Feng WANG
  • Publication number: 20200187713
    Abstract: A gas oven with a steak oven includes a stove frame, wherein a gas oven and a steak oven are arranged on the stove frame, and the steak oven located on one side of the gas oven. The gas oven with a steak oven is provided with both the steak oven and the gas oven, so that purchasing costs are reduced for users, and the users can use the steak oven and the gas oven at the same time extremely conveniently without walking back and forth; and the gas oven with a steak oven fills in a market gap and has a broad market prospect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: Shinerich Industrial Limited
    Inventor: Weidong Jin
  • Publication number: 20200195121
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems, and articles of manufacture are disclosed for a dynamically adjustable gate driver for switching devices. An example power switching system includes a gate driver circuit including gate driver segments to adjust a transition time of a switch from a first time to a second time in response to a segment control signal, the transition time corresponding to a time to change a state of the switch, and a controller to obtain a first trip signal to indicate that a voltage exceeds a first threshold, obtain a second trip signal to indicate that the voltage is less than a second threshold, and transmit the segment control signal to the gate driver circuit when the switch is to change state and when the voltage exceeds the first threshold or is less than the second threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Neeraj A. Keskar, Weidong Zhu
  • Patent number: 10684112
    Abstract: The structure has a subgrade or slope to be monitored and strip-shaped smart geosynthetic material compound devices. The strip-shaped smart geosynthetic material compound devices are buried to run through a subgrade or slope predicted slip crack surface. Gaps between the strip-shaped smart geosynthetic material compound devices and borehole inner walls are filled so that the force environment of the strip-shaped smart geosynthetic material compound devices is close to the subgrade or slope internal environment. Each strip-shaped smart geosynthetic material compound device has a strip-shaped geogrid, lead, and heat shrinkable tube. The lead is arranged in a length direction of the geogrid, and the lead and geogrid are fixedly connected at an interval of a set distance, with each fixed point forming a measuring point. The geogrid is wrapped in the heat shrinkable tube, and a free end of the lead is drawn out of the heat shrinkable tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Inventors: Xinzhuang Cui, Weidong Cao, Lei Zhang, Junwei Su, Yilin Wang, Jun Li, Sheqiang Cui, Zhongxiao Wang
  • Patent number: 10687346
    Abstract: A method, a computer-readable medium, and an apparatus are provided. The apparatus may be a UE. The UE obtains M1 modulated symbols to be transmitted on a selected section of a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) of the UE, the M1 modulated symbols being for carrying a first category of uplink information. The UE maps J1 modulated symbols of the M1 modulated symbols to occupy each one of J1 resource elements (REs) that are available, in a consecutive (N1?1) symbol periods of the selected section of the PUSCH, for carrying modulated symbols that carries the first category of uplink information. The UE determines a number S1 based on K1 and a number T1. The UE maps K1 modulated symbols of the M1 modulated symbols to occupy K1 REs of the T1 REs such that two adjacent REs among the K1 REs being separated by at least (S1?1) REs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: MEDIATEK INC.
    Inventors: Lung-Sheng Tsai, Xiu-Sheng Li, Weidong Yang
  • Publication number: 20200185709
    Abstract: Materials and methods for a coated active electrode material for use in a lithium-ion battery is provided. In one example, a coating for an active electrode material or active electrode material precursor of an electrode of a battery cell may include lithium, boron, and oxygen. In particular, the coating may include lithium tetraborate (LBO), and the coating may be coated on a lithium insertion electrode active material such as lithium nickel manganese cobalt oxide (LiNixMnyCo1-x-yO2 or NMC).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Weidong ZHOU, Lixin WANG, Fu ZHOU, Derek JOHNSON
  • Patent number: 10680709
    Abstract: A debugging method and device for an operating point voltage of a parallel MZI electro-optical modulator. The parallel MZI electro-optical modulator comprises a Parent MZI (2) formed by a parallel connection of a Child MZI (3) in an I path and a Child MZI (4) in a Q path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Accelink Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zhao Huang, Bo Zhang, Kun Qian, Yi Hu, Weidong Ma
  • Patent number: 10678829
    Abstract: Among other things, embodiments of the present disclosure discussed herein help identify trending topics and generate customized data feeds that present trending topics to a user based on information in the user's social network profile. In some embodiments, users may select topics of interest to the user and the system can identity and present trending articles in the selected topic to the user via the user's newsfeed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Sang Hyun Park, Sui Yan, Yongzheng Zhang, Ho Joon Park, Weidong Zhang, Chi-Yi Kuan, Yi Zheng
  • Patent number: 10675650
    Abstract: A protective device for spraying of a wheel is mainly composed of a support, a cylinder, a push plate, bases, floating shafts, shaft sleeves, stop screws, copper sleeves, rotatable pins, springs, elastic collars, end covers, flange plates, guards and a mandrel, wherein the bases and the cylinder are fixed on the support, a flange plate is fixed on each base, an output shaft of the cylinder is connected with the push plate, a copper sleeve is enclosed in each base via an elastic collar, an end cover encloses a spring and a floating shaft inside a shaft sleeve, and the spring is connected with the floating shaft and an end cover respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: CITIC Dicastal CO., LTD
    Inventors: Weidong Liu, Fengyan Liu, Jiandong Guo, Xiaoguang Huang, Bowen Xue, Yao Zheng
  • Patent number: 10679935
    Abstract: A method and structure suitable for, e.g., improving high voltage breakdown reliability of a microelectronic device such as a capacitor usable for galvanic isolation of two circuits. A first dielectric layer has a first dielectric constant located over a semiconductor substrate. A metal structure located over the first dielectric layer has a side surface. A second dielectric layer having a second different dielectric constant is located adjacent the metal structure. A dielectric structure located between the side surface of the metal structure and the second dielectric layer has the first dielectric constant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. West, Byron Lovell Williams, David Leonard Larkin, Weidong Tian
  • Publication number: 20200171002
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for preparing 6-(4-bromo-2-fluorophenylamino)-7-fluoro-3-methyl-3H-benzoimidazole-5-carboxylic acid (2-hydroxyethyoxy)-amide, processes for preparing crystallized 6-(4-bromo-2-fluorophenylamino)-7-fluoro-3-methyl-3H-benzoimidazole-5-carboxylic acid (2-hydroxyethyoxy)-amide, and intermediates useful therefore. Also provided herein are pharmaceutical compositions comprising this crystallized compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Christoph Max Krell, Marian Misun, Daniel Andreas Niederer, Werner Heinz Pachinger, Marie-Christine Wolf, Daniel Zimmermann, Weidong Liu, Peter J. Stengel, Paul Nichols
  • Publication number: 20200171611
    Abstract: A wheel rotating transfer device includes a frame, a lifting cylinder, a flange, guide shafts, linear bearings, a bearing sleeve, a pressure bearing, a spacer ring, a radial bearing, a gear shaft, a bearing end cover, a lifting rack, a first linear guide rail, a precision stroke cylinder, a first guide rail sliding seat, a rack, a carrier, arms, brackets, a plurality of guide rail sliding seats, a plurality of linear guide rails, bearing blocks, screw nuts, a bidirectional screw, and a clamping cylinder. The wheel rotating transfer device can meet the requirements of rotating feed of wheels, has the characteristics of simple structure, convenient manufacture, stable performance, high positioning precision and the like, and is particularly suitable for automatic batch production.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Weidong Liu, Liangjian Yue
  • Patent number: 10668588
    Abstract: A fixture for machining wheel outer rim without trace includes a positioning and clamping portion and a flexible support portion. A base is fixed on a bottom plate, and a screw is configured to compress an expanding pressure plate during being tightened so that the outer circumference of an expanding sleeve expands a center hole of a wheel; and the positioning columns are inserted into bolt holes of the wheel. A lower pressure plate is fixed on the base, and limiting columns and an upper pressure plate are installed on the lower pressure plate, with steel balls and rubber strip being enclosed in a space formed by the lower pressure plate and the upper pressure plate. The fixture meets the requirement for machining the wheel outer rim without trace, has the characteristics of simple structure, convenient manufacture, stable performance and precision, and meets the requirements of automatic production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: CITIC Dicastal Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Weidong Liu, Xiaoyu Jiang, Fengyan Liu
  • Patent number: 10668066
    Abstract: Disclosed are a preparation method of an orexin receptor antagonist compound 5-3, Crystalline forms I-IV of an orexin receptor antagonist compound 5-3 are provided. Also provided are processes of the preparing the orexin receptor antagonist compound 5-3 and its crystalline forms, as well as methods of using the crystalline forms I-IV for treating an orexin-related disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignees: Shanghai Haiyan Pharmaceutical Technology Co., Ltd., Yangtze River Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Songliang Wu, Zhi Luo, Yuan Chen, Yuhe Wang, Dakun Qin, Xiaolin Li, Zheng Wang, Weidong Li, Haiying He
  • Publication number: 20200168762
    Abstract: Gallium nitride based devices and, more particularly to the generation of holes in gallium nitride based devices lacking p-type doping, and their use in light emitting diodes and lasers, both edge emitting and vertical emitting. By tailoring the intrinsic design, a wide range of wavelengths can be emitted from near-infrared to mid ultraviolet, depending upon the design of the adjacent cross-gap recombination zone. The innovation also provides for novel circuits and unique applications, particularly for water sterilization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Elliott R. Brownj, Weidong Zhang, Tyler Growden, Paul Berger, David Storm, David Meyer
  • Patent number: D886388
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Inventors: Weidong Jia, Dandan Tang