Patents by Inventor Wenbin Xu

Wenbin Xu 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: 11043565
    Abstract: A three-dimensional (3D) memory device includes a memory stack over a substrate. The memory stack includes interleaved a plurality of conductor layers and a plurality of insulating layers. The 3D memory device also includes a plurality of channel structures extending vertically in the memory stack. The 3D memory device further includes a source structure extending in the memory stack. The source structure includes a support structure dividing the source structure into first and second sections. The source structure also includes an adhesion layer. At least a portion of the adhesion layer extends through the support structure and conductively connects the first and second sections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: YANGTZE MEMORY TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhengliang Xia, Pan Huang, Wei Xu, Ping Yan, Zongliang Huo, Wenbin Zhou
  • Publication number: 20210183878
    Abstract: Embodiments of structure and methods for forming a three-dimensional (3D) memory device are provided. In an example, a method for forming a 3D memory device includes the following operations. A cut structure is first formed in a stack structure. The stack structure includes interleaved initial sacrificial layers and initial insulating layers. A patterned cap material layer is formed over the stack structure. The patterned cap material layer includes an opening over the cut structure. Portions of the stack structure and the patterned cap material layer adjacent to the opening are removed to form a slit structure and an initial support structure. The initial support structure divides the slit structure into slit openings. Conductor portions are formed through the plurality of slit openings to form a support structure. A source contact is formed in each slit opening. A connection layer is formed over the source contact in each slit opening and over the support structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Wenxiang Xu, Wei Xu, Pan Huang, Ping Yan, Zongliang Huo, Wenbin Zhou, Ji Xia
  • Publication number: 20210167084
    Abstract: A method for forming a three-dimensional (3D) memory device includes forming a cut structure in a stack structure. The stack structure includes interleaved a plurality of initial sacrificial layers and a plurality of initial insulating layers. The method also includes removing portions of the stack structure adjacent to the cut structure to form a slit structure and an initial support structure. The initial support structure divides the slit structure into a plurality of slit openings. The method further includes forming a plurality of conductor portions in the initial support structure through the plurality of slit openings. The method also includes forming a source contact in each of the plurality of slit openings. The method also includes removing portions of the initial support structure to form a support structure. The support structure includes an adhesion portion extending through the support structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Qingqing Wang, Wei Xu, Pan Huang, Ping Yan, Zongliang Huo, Wenbin Zhou
  • Publication number: 20210167086
    Abstract: A method for forming a 3D memory device is provided. The method includes forming a dielectric stack including interleaved initial insulating layers and initial sacrificial layers over a substrate, and forming at least one slit structure extending vertically and laterally in the dielectric stack and dividing the dielectric stack into block regions. The at least one slit structure each includes slit openings exposing the substrate and an initial support structure between adjacent slit openings. Each block region may include interleaved insulating layers and sacrificial layers, and the initial support structure may include interleaved insulating portions and sacrificial portions. Each insulating portion and sacrificial portion may be in contact with respective insulating layers and sacrificial layers of a same level from adjacent block regions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Zongliang Huo, Haohao Yang, Wei Xu, Ping Yan, Pan Huang, Wenbin Zhou
  • Publication number: 20210167076
    Abstract: Embodiments of three-dimensional (3D) memory devices and fabricating methods thereof are disclosed. The method includes: forming an alternating dielectric stack on a substrate; forming a top selective gate cut and two structure strengthen plugs in an upper portion of the alternating dielectric stack, wherein each structure strengthen plug has a narrow support body and two enlarged connecting portions; forming a plurality of channel structures in the alternating dielectric stack; forming a plurality of gate line silts in the alternating dielectric stack, wherein each gate line slit exposes a sidewall of one enlarged connecting portion of a corresponding structure strengthen plug; transforming the alternating dielectric stack into an alternating conductive/dielectric stack; and forming a gate line slit structure in each gate line slit including an enlarged end portion connected to one enlarged connecting portion of a corresponding structure strengthen plug.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Yangtze Memory Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wenxiang XU, Haohao YANG, Pan HUANG, Ping YAN, Zongliang HUO, Wenbin ZHOU, Wei XU
  • Patent number: 11019194
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium includes instructions for commissioning a power meter that has a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) communication capability, the instructions, when executed by one or more processors of a mobile device, cause the mobile device to discover the presence of the power meter by recognizing a signal produced by the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) communication capability of the power meter and receive a unique identifier for the power meter. When the received unique identifier matches a unique identifier stored by the power meter, the mobile device will establish a communication link between the mobile device and the power meter using the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) communication capability of the power meter and will transmit one or more commissioning parameters to the power meter via the established communication link between the mobile device and the power meter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Sinan Qi, Foong Yeen Chan, Chen Xu, Wenbin Zhou, Peilin Li, Sven Suetterlin
  • Publication number: 20210144052
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a battery management system and a communication method. The method includes: determining, by a main BMU, from a plurality of managed units a fault unit that communicates abnormally with the main BMU, and transmitting, by the main BMU, to a backup BMU a fault frequency at which the fault unit communicates abnormally with the main BMU; selecting, by the backup BMU, from the managed units a managed unit that communicates normally with the backup BMU and the fault unit as a target unit; transmitting, by the backup BMU, frequency-conversion information to the fault unit through the target unit based on the fault frequency; converting, by the fault unit, its frequency to a frequency; transmitting the frequency to the main BMU if the backup BMU communicates normally with the fault unit using the frequency; and communicating, by the main BMU, with the fault unit using the frequency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: Contemporay Amperex Technology Co., Limited
    Inventors: Zhimin DAN, Wenbin LU, Wei ZHANG, Yizhen HOU, Jia XU, Jiechao LUO, Teng YU
  • Patent number: 10992327
    Abstract: A system comprises an antenna, a port converting device, an information transmission device, a shield case, and a reference voltage end; wherein the antenna, the port converting device, and the information transmission device are connected sequentially, and the information transmission device is disposed within the shield case, and both the shield case and the port converting device is connected with the reference voltage end; the antenna is configured for a conversion between a radio frequency signal and a single-ended signal; the port converting device is configured for a conversion between the single-ended signal and target differential mode signals; the information transmission device is configured to transmit and process the target differential mode signals; and parameters of components in the port converting device is determined according to a preset communication frequency and a voltage amplitude and phase of a differential mode signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited
    Inventors: Yizhen Hou, Zhimin Dan, Wei Zhang, Jiechao Luo, Wenbin Lu, Jia Xu, Teng Yu
  • Patent number: 10650192
    Abstract: The invention discloses a method and device for recognizing a domain named entity. The main technical solution is: conducting word segmentation on a text to be recognized; tagging each segmented word in the text to be recognized according to a tag set of a domain corresponding to the text to be recognized, where the tag set includes a basic tag set based on domain named entity recognition and a tag set belongs to the corresponding domain, and the basic tag set includes a location tag of related words which constitute the domain named entity; and extracting the tagged segmented words according to a domain named entity extraction rule and constituting the domain named entity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Beijing Gridsum Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wenbin Xu, Xin He
  • Publication number: 20190278864
    Abstract: Provided are a method and device for processing a topic. The method includes: a newly-added text for describing a topic is acquired (S102); whether the topic described in the newly-added text is an existing topic is detected (S104); and when a detection result is that the topic described in the newly-added text is not an existing topic, it is determined that the topic described in the newly-added text is a newly-added topic (S106). The method solves a technical problem in the related art where only an existing topic can be discovered whilst a new topic cannot be discovered.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Guosheng Qi, Wenbin Xu
  • Publication number: 20180365211
    Abstract: The invention discloses a method and device for recognizing a domain named entity, relates to the technical field of natural language processing, and mainly aims to effectively reduce the influence of a word segmentation result on the recognition of the domain named entity, and improve the accuracy of named entity recognition. The main technical solution is: conducting word segmentation on a text to be recognized; tagging each segmented word in the text to be recognized according to a tag set of a domain corresponding to the text to be recognized, where the tag set includes a basic tag set based on domain named entity recognition and a tag set belongs to the corresponding domain, and the basic tag set includes a location tag of related words which constitute the domain named entity; and extracting the tagged segmented words according to a domain named entity extraction rule and constituting the domain named entity. The method and device are mainly used for recognizing the domain named entity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicant: BEIJING GRIDSUM TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenbin XU, Xin HE
  • Publication number: 20180357302
    Abstract: Provided are a method and device for processing a topic. The method includes: a newly-added text for describing a topic is acquired (S102); whether the topic described in the newly-added text is an existing topic is detected (S104); and when a detection result is that the topic described in the newly-added text is not an existing topic, it is determined that the topic described in the newly-added text is a newly-added topic (S106). The method solves a technical problem in the related art where only an existing topic can be discovered whilst a new topic cannot be discovered.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Inventors: Guosheng Qi, Wenbin Xu
  • Patent number: 9731978
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for preparing basic zinc chloride, comprising the following steps: A: preparing raw materials: preparing zinc chloride solution, ammonia water and an induction system; B: performing synthesis: adding the zinc chloride solution and the ammonia water into the induction system in a parallel flow manner, and controlling the temperature to be 60.0-90.0° C.; after the feeding is finished, continuing to react for 20.0-40.0 minutes; and C: performing filtration, washing and drying: after filtering and washing the synthesized basic zinc chloride, drying the basic zinc chloride for 4.0-8.0 hours at 80-105° C. to obtain the basic zinc chloride product. Compared with the prior art, the method for preparing basic zinc chloride has such advantages as simple process, low impurity content, easy-to-control product quality, and suitability for industrialization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: DONGJIANG ENVIRONMENTAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junqiang Zhu, Wenbin Xu, Yanjie Wang, Long Chen, Cheng Yuan, Zhijia Zeng, Bing Fan
  • Publication number: 20160326006
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for preparing basic zinc chloride, comprising the following steps: A: preparing raw materials: preparing zinc chloride solution, ammonia water and an induction system; B: performing synthesis: adding the zinc chloride solution and the ammonia water into the induction system in a parallel flow manner, and controlling the temperature to be 60.0-90.0° C.; after the feeding is finished, continuing to react for 20.0-40.0 minutes; and C: performing filtration, washing and drying: after filtering and washing the synthesized basic zinc chloride, drying the basic zinc chloride for 4.0-8.0 hours at 80-105° C. to obtain the basic zinc chloride product. Compared with the prior art, the method for preparing basic zinc chloride has such advantages as simple process, low impurity content, easy-to-control product quality, and suitability for industrialization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Inventors: Junqiang ZHU, Wenbin XU, Yanjie WANG, Long CHEN, Cheng YUAN, Zhijia ZENG, Bing FAN
  • Patent number: 8438248
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method for optimization of network protocol options with reinforcement learning and propagation is disclosed. The method comprises: interacting, by a learning component of a server of a network, with one or more clients and an environment of the network; conducting, by the learning component, different trials of one or more options in different states for network communication via a protocol of the network; receiving, by the learning component, performance feedback for the different trials as rewards; and utilizing, by the learning component, the different trials and associated resulting rewards to improve a decision-making policy associated with the server for negotiation of the one or more options. Other embodiments are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2013
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Cong Li, Wenbin Xu
  • Patent number: 8056827
    Abstract: A jet dispenser is provided with a giant magnetostrictive actuator which expands or contracts in response to electric currents. A set of flexural elements is coupled to first and second ends of the giant magnetostrictive actuator and flexes when the giant magnetostrictive actuator expands or contracts. The jet dispenser further comprises a chamber containing fluid and the fluid is dispensable through a nozzle which is in communication with the chamber. A piston coupled to the set of flexural elements is slidably located in the chamber and is actuable by flexion of the flexural elements to apply a force against the fluid for dispensing fluid through the nozzle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2011
    Assignee: ASM Assembly Automation Ltd
    Inventor: Wenbin Xu
  • Publication number: 20110265767
    Abstract: A fuel injector-engine component assembly includes an engine component with a stepped bore defined along an axis and having a stepped bore stop surface facing axially upward. A fuel injector extending along the axis is disposed in the stepped bore and includes a fuel injector stop surface facing axially downward and axially opposing the stepped bore stop surface. An isolation ring is disposed between the engine component and fuel injector stop surfaces for axially isolating the fuel injector from the engine component. The isolation ring includes a rigid support member for limiting the axial motion of the engine component and fuel injector stop surfaces together. The isolation ring also includes a resilient and compliant isolation member located axially between the engine component and fuel injector stop surfaces to provide acoustic and thermal isolation between the fuel injector and the engine component below a predetermined pressure of the fuel injector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Publication date: November 3, 2011
    Applicant: DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: WENBIN XU, CHARLES W. BRAUN, ROBERT B. PERRY, Vicki A. Flynn
  • Publication number: 20110120419
    Abstract: A fuel injector system comprising a universal fuel injector assembly having a universal electrical receptacle, and a family of specific adaptors for connecting the universal fuel injector assembly to a corresponding family of specific engine harnesses and/or design layouts. The universal fuel injector assembly has an injector tip and fuel rail tip compatible with the engine and fuel rail sockets of a plurality of engines. Each adaptor comprises a fuel-injector plug at a first end for mating with the electrical socket and a harness-specific plug or socket at a second end for mating with a specific harness socket or plug.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2009
    Publication date: May 26, 2011
    Inventors: Wenbin Xu, Jay K. Sofianek
  • Publication number: 20090250038
    Abstract: A flow sensing fuel system for multiple port fuel injection gasoline engines, gasoline direct injection engines, or common rail diesel engines include a flow monitoring device positioned in a fuel flow passage between a fuel pump and a fuel rail, a fuel pressure sensor in fluid communication with said fuel rail, and a controllable pressure regulator closing to a fuel tank. By integrating flow monitoring device, fuel pressure sensor, and controllable pressure regulator in existing fuel systems, a flow sensing fuel system is provided that protects the engine and limits the fuel leaking into the environment in case of a stuck open condition or sealing problem of one or more injectors or in case of a leak in the fuel rail assembly. The flow sensing fuel system enables monitoring the fuel flow during engine start-up, during engine operation, and after engine shut down.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2008
    Publication date: October 8, 2009
    Inventors: Wenbin Xu, Leonard L. Shebert, Jay K. Sofianek
  • Publication number: 20090187641
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method for optimization of network protocol options with reinforcement learning and propagation is disclosed. The method comprises: interacting, by a learning component of a server of a network, with one or more clients and an environment of the network; conducting, by the learning component, different trials of one or more options in different states for network communication via a protocol of the network; receiving, by the learning component, performance feedback for the different trials as rewards; and utilizing, by the learning component, the different trials and associated resulting rewards to improve a decision-making policy associated with the server for negotiation of the one or more options. Other embodiments are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2006
    Publication date: July 23, 2009
    Inventors: Cong Li, Wenbin Xu