Patents by Inventor Wen-Sheng Chang

Wen-Sheng Chang 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: 11088376
    Abstract: A controlling device of a fuel cell system with multiple stack towers and a controlling method thereof are provided. The controlling device comprises a temperature sensing equipment, a processor and a pulse width modulation circuit. The fuel cell system comprises multiple fuel cell stacks. The controlling method further comprises: calculating an average temperature of the fuel cell stacks based on the temperatures of the fuel cell stacks by the temperature sensing equipment; determining whether differences between the average temperature and the temperatures of the fuel cell stacks fall within a preset range of average temperature difference by the processor, and adjusting an output current of at least one of the fuel cell stacks by the pulse width modulation circuit commanded by the processor when the difference between the average temperature and the temperature of the at least one fuel cell stack falls outside the preset range of average temperature difference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Cheng-Hao Yang, Shing-Cheng Chang, Heng-Ju Lin, Chia-Hsin Lee, Chien-Chang Hung, Wen-Sheng Chang
  • Publication number: 20210095927
    Abstract: A high-temperature flow-splitting component, applicable to a temperature range from a first temperature to a second temperature, includes an entrance channel, at least one primary channel and at least one subordinate channel. The entrance channel is used for introducing a fluid at a total flow rate. The at least one primary channel for introducing the fluid from the entrance channel at a first flow rate is connected with the entrance channel by a first angle ranging from 90°˜270°. The at least one subordinate channel for introducing the fluid from the entrance channel at a second flow rate is connected with the at least one primary channel by a second angle ranging from 30°˜150°. A sum of the first flow rate and the second flow rate is equal to the total flow rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: Cheng-Hao Yang, Shing-Cheng Chang, Yen-Hsin Chan, Chia-Hsin Lee, Wen-Sheng Chang
  • Patent number: 10804541
    Abstract: An electrode and a device employing the same are provided. The electrode includes a main body, and an active material. The main body includes a cavity and is made of a conductive network structure. In particular, the active material is disposed in the cavity, wherein the length of the longest side of the particle of the active material is greater than the length of the longest side of the pore of the conductive network structure such that the active material is confined in the conductive network structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Kuang-Yao Chen, Ting-Wei Huang, Chien-Chih Chiang, Chun-Hsing Wu, Chang-Chung Yang, Wen-Sheng Chang
  • Patent number: 10673107
    Abstract: An electrolyte composition and an energy storage device employing the same are provided. The electrolyte composition includes a solid and a solution. The solid includes a core and a metal layer encapsulating the core, where the metal layer is selected from a group consisting of Zn, Al, Mg, Li, Na and the metal oxides thereof. In particular, the solid has a first density and the solution has a second density, and the ratio between the first density and the second density is from about 0.97 to 1.03.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Ching-Chen Wu, Chang-Chung Yang, Chun-Hsing Wu, Wen-Sheng Chang, Kan-Lin Hsueh
  • Publication number: 20200168921
    Abstract: A controlling device of a fuel cell system with multiple stack towers and a controlling method thereof are provided. The controlling device comprises a temperature sensing equipment, a processor and a pulse width modulation circuit. The fuel cell system comprises multiple fuel cell stacks. The controlling method further comprises: calculating an average temperature of the fuel cell stacks based on the temperatures of the fuel cell stacks by the temperature sensing equipment; determining whether differences between the average temperature and the temperatures of the fuel cell stacks fall within a preset range of average temperature difference by the processor, and adjusting an output current of at least one of the fuel cell stacks by the pulse width modulation circuit commanded by the processor when the difference between the average temperature and the temperature of the at least one fuel cell stack falls outside the preset range of average temperature difference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Cheng-Hao Yang, Shing-Cheng Chang, Heng-Ju Lin, Chia-Hsin Lee, Chien-Chang Hung, Wen-Sheng Chang
  • Patent number: 10367227
    Abstract: An electrolyte composition and a metal-ion battery employing the same are provided. The electrolyte composition includes a metal chloride, a chlorine-containing ionic liquid, and an additive, wherein the additive has a structure represented by Formula (I) [M]i[(A(SO2CxF2x+1)y)b?]j??Formula (I), wherein M can be imidazolium cation, ammonium cation, azaannulenium cation, . . . etc., wherein M has a valence of a; a can be 1, 2, or 3; A can be N, O, Si, or C; x can be 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6; y can be 1, 2, or 3; b can be 1, 2, or 3; i can be 1, 2, or 3; j can be 1, 2, or 3; a/b=j/i; and when y is 2 or 3, the (SO2CxF2x+1) moieties are the same or different.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Che-Wei Chang, Wen-Sheng Chang, Chun-Tsung Hsu, Yu-Wen Yeh, Tai-Feng Hung, Chang-Chung Yang
  • Publication number: 20190097240
    Abstract: An electrode and a device employing the same are provided. The electrode can include a metal network structure, and a hollow active material network structure. In particularly, the metal network structure is disposed in the hollow active material network structure. The weight ratio of the metal network structure to the hollow active material network structure is from 0.5 to 155.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Kuang-Yao CHEN, Ting-Wei HUANG, Chien-Chih CHIANG, Chun-Hsing WU, Wen-Sheng CHANG, Chang-Chung YANG
  • Patent number: 10177412
    Abstract: An electrolyte composition and a sodium secondary battery are provided. The electrolyte composition includes an alcohol compound and a metallic salt, wherein the metallic salt consists of a sodium salt formed. The sodium secondary battery includes the electrolyte composition, a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Tai-Feng Hung, Yu-Wen Yeh, Wen-Sheng Chang, Chang-Chung Yang, Che-Wei Chang
  • Publication number: 20180097236
    Abstract: An electrode and a device employing the same are provided. The electrode includes a main body, and an active material. The main body includes a cavity and is made of a conductive network structure. In particular, the active material is disposed in the cavity, wherein the length of the longest side of the particle of the active material is greater than the length of the longest side of the pore of the conductive network structure such that the active material is confined in the conductive network structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Kuang-Yao CHEN, Ting-Wei HUANG, Chien-Chih CHIANG, Chun-Hsing WU, Chang-Chung YANG, Wen-Sheng CHANG
  • Publication number: 20180083287
    Abstract: A metal-ion secondary battery is provided. The metal-ion secondary battery includes a positive electrode. The positive electrode includes at least one current-collecting layer and at least one active layer, wherein the current-collecting layer and the active layer are mutually stacked, and the current-collecting layer has at least one first through-hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chien-Chih CHIANG, Kuang-Yao CHEN, Chun-Hsing WU, Chang-Chung YANG, Wen-Sheng CHANG
  • Publication number: 20170358815
    Abstract: An electrolyte composition and a metal-ion battery employing the same are provided. The electrolyte composition includes a metal chloride, a chlorine-containing ionic liquid, and an additive, wherein the additive has a structure represented by Formula (I) [M]i[(A(SO2CxF2x+1)y)b?]j??Formula (I) , wherein M can be imidazolium cation, ammonium cation, azaannulenium cation, . . . etc., wherein M has a valence of a; a can be 1, 2, or 3; A can be N, O, Si, or C; x can be 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6; y can be 1, 2, or 3; b can be 1, 2, or 3; i can be 1, 2, or 3; j can be 1, 2, or 3; a/b=j/i; and when y is 2 or 3, the (SO2CxF2x+1) moieties are the same or different.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Che-Wei CHANG, Wen-Sheng CHANG, Chun-Tsung HSU, Yu-Wen YEH, Tai-Feng HUNG, Chang-Chung YANG
  • Publication number: 20170054177
    Abstract: An electrolyte composition and a sodium secondary battery are provided. The electrolyte composition includes an alcohol compound and a metallic salt, wherein the metallic salt consists of a sodium salt formed. The sodium secondary battery includes the electrolyte composition, a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Publication date: February 23, 2017
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Tai-Feng HUNG, Yu-Wen YEH, Wen-Sheng CHANG, Chang-Chung YANG, Che-Wei CHANG
  • Publication number: 20170005352
    Abstract: An electrolyte composition and an energy storage device employing the same are provided. The electrolyte composition includes a solid and a solution. The solid includes a core and a metal layer encapsulating the core, where the metal layer is selected from a group consisting of Zn, Al, Mg, Li, Na and the metal oxides thereof. In particular, the solid has a first density and the solution has a second density, and the ratio between the first density and the second density is from about 0.97 to 1.03.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2015
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Ching-Chen WU, Chang-Chung YANG, Chun-Hsing WU, Wen-Sheng CHANG, Kan-Lin HSUEH
  • Publication number: 20160156035
    Abstract: Disclosed is a composite material, having the chemical structure represented below: Na1+(4?a)xTi2?xMx(PO4)3/C, wherein the M is an element with valence a, a is a positive integer from 1 to 4, and 0.1?x?0.4. The composite material can be mixed with an electrically conductive agent and a binder to form a negative electrode for application in a sodium secondary battery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2014
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Tai-Feng HUNG, Yu-Wen YEH, Wen-Sheng CHANG, Chang-Chung YANG
  • Patent number: 9221071
    Abstract: A method and apparatus of growing a thin film are provided. The method comprises at least (a) providing a number of substrates; (b) cleaning the substrates; and (c) placing the substrates into a reaction liquid; (d) vibrating the reaction liquid by ultrasonic waves such that a thin film is grown on the substrates evenly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jau-Chyn Huang, Kong-Wei Cheng, Wen-Sheng Chang, Tai-Chou Lee, Ching-Chen Wu
  • Publication number: 20150162620
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an air battery which includes a metallic electrode, an air electrode, a battery box and an electrolyte. The metallic electrode, the air electrode and the electrolyte are disposed in the battery box. The air electrode includes a current collector and a catalytic layer. The composition of the current collector contains nickel, chromium and iron. The catalytic layer is loaded on the current collector. The material of the catalytic layer contains ?-MnO2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2013
    Publication date: June 11, 2015
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Yi-Cheng LEE, Wen-Sheng CHANG, Ming-Hsiu LU, Chang-Chung YANG
  • Publication number: 20140012943
    Abstract: A method and a storage apparatus for switching a data transmission path to transmit data are provided. The storage apparatus comprises a storage element, an interface connector, a connector control interface connected with the storage element and the interface connector, a wireless transmission module, and an apparatus controller connected with the storage element and the wireless transmission module. In the method, the apparatus controller receives a connection request from a remote apparatus by using the wireless transmission module, and accordingly transmits an inquiry message to the remote apparatus to ask whether to establish a wireless data transmission path. When a confirmation message returned from the remote apparatus is received, the apparatus controller closes the connector control interface and establishes a wireless data transmission path to provide the remote apparatus to access the data in the storage element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2013
    Publication date: January 9, 2014
    Applicant: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Chung-Jen Yang, Yung-Chih Tsao, Shin-Che Feng, Ko-Wei Lin, Wen-Sheng Chang, Chang-Ching Hung, Chia-Chun Chang
  • Publication number: 20130247823
    Abstract: A method and apparatus of growing a thin film are provided. The method comprises at least (a) providing a number of substrates; (b) cleaning the substrates; and (c) placing the substrates into a reaction liquid; (d) vibrating the reaction liquid by ultrasonic waves such that a thin film is grown on the substrates evenly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Inventors: Jau-Chyn Huang, Kong-Wei Cheng, Wen-Sheng Chang, Tai-Chou Lee, Ching-Chen Wu
  • Patent number: 8420186
    Abstract: A method and apparatus of growing a thin film are provided. The method comprises at least (a) providing a number of substrates; (b) cleaning the substrates; and (c) placing the substrates into a reaction liquid; (d) vibrating the reaction liquid by ultrasonic waves such that a thin film is grown on the substrates evenly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Jau-Chyn Huang, Kong-Wei Cheng, Wen-Sheng Chang, Tai-Chou Lee, Ching-Chen Wu
  • Patent number: 7960306
    Abstract: Photo energy transformation catalysts and methods for fabricating the same are provided. The method includes mixing a solution containing a positive valence element of Group IB, a solution containing a positive valence element of Group IIIA, and a solution containing a negative valence element of Group VIA to obtain a composition and forming a film from the composition by liquid phase deposition, wherein the film contains compounds including the elements of Group IB, Group IIIA, and Group VIA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2011
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Jau-Chyn Huang, Wen-Sheng Chang, Ming-Shan Jeng, Pei-Chun Chen, Tai-Chou Lee, Ching-Chen Wu