Patents by Inventor Xiaomin Zhang

Xiaomin 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: 10333125
    Abstract: An improved multilayer laminated microporous battery separator for a lithium ion secondary battery, and/or a method of making or using this separator is provided. The preferred inventive dry process separator is a tri-layer laminated Polypropylene/Polyethylene/Polypropylene microporous membrane with a thickness range of 12 ?m to 30 ?m having improved puncture strength and low electrical resistance for improved cycling and charge performance in a lithium ion battery. In addition, the preferred inventive separator's or membrane's low Electrical Resistance and high porosity provides superior charge rate performance in a lithium battery for high power applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Celgard, LLC
    Inventors: Xiaomin Zhang, Lie Shi, William John Paulus
  • Patent number: 10256447
    Abstract: Microporous battery separators, batteries including such separators, and/or methods of making such separators, and/or methods of using such separators. In accordance with at least certain embodiments, an improved or novel battery separator for a secondary or rechargeable lithium battery may have low electrical resistance of less than 0.95 ohm-cm2, or in some cases, less than 0.8 ohm-cm2. Furthermore, the inventive battery separator membrane may provide a means to achieve an improved level of battery performance in a rechargeable or secondary lithium battery based on a possibly synergistic combination of low electrical resistance, low Gurley, low tortuosity, and/or a unique trapezoid shaped pore. In accordance with at least certain multilayer embodiments (by way of example only, a trilayer membrane made of two polypropylene layers with a polyethylene layer in between), the inventive microporous membrane or battery separator may have excellent onset and rate of thermal shutdown performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Celgard, LLC
    Inventors: Xiaomin Zhang, Lie Shi
  • Patent number: 10228478
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of searching for an oil-gas reservoir based on TRAP-3D software, including: establishing a three-dimensional lithology and fault data cube of an exploration working area according to three-dimensional seismic data and logging data; dividing the three-dimensional lithology and fault data cube into several depth slices of the same thickness, and performing an individual sand body unit division for each depth slice; sequentially inputting the depth slices of the three-dimensional lithology and fault data cube into the TRAP-3D software for oil-gas reservoir evaluation. The present invention improves the accuracy of three-dimensional trap evaluation, is conducive to precise searching of the oil-gas reservoir, can plot a Sweet-Spot diagram on a plane, and get exhibits oil-gas trap amounts of different depths in a longitudinal direction, and can obtain a total trap amount of the oil gas reservoir in the exploration working area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignees: CHINA NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION, BGP INC., CHINA NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Qingzhong Li, Libin Zhang, Xiaomin Zhang
  • Publication number: 20190072966
    Abstract: A prediction-based system and method for trajectory planning of autonomous vehicles are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: Xiaomin ZHANG, Yilun CHEN, Guangyu LI, Xing SUN, Wutu LIN, Liu LIU, Kai-Chieh MA, Zijie XUAN, Yufei ZHAO
  • Publication number: 20190072965
    Abstract: A prediction-based system and method for trajectory planning of autonomous vehicles are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: Xiaomin ZHANG, Yilun CHEN, Guangyu LI, Xing SUN, Wutu LIN, Liu LIU, Kai-Chieh MA, Zijie XUAN, Yufei ZHAO
  • Publication number: 20190054032
    Abstract: There are provided a pharmaceutical composition, a preparation method thereof, and an application of same. The pharmaceutical composition includes an active ingredient, a polymer, and a surfactant. The surfactant includes a bile salt. The pharmaceutical composition is prepared as a nanoparticle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventors: Xiaomin ZHANG, Yingxin ZHANG, Ju YAO, Bo YU
  • Publication number: 20190023715
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel compounds that inhibit Lp-PLA2 activity, processes for their preparation, to compositions containing them and to their use in the treatment of diseases associated with the activity of Lp-PLA2, for example Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: Zehong WAN, Xiaomin ZHANG, Jian WANG, Matthew Robert SENDER, Eric Steven MANAS, Raphael Anthony RIVERO, Joseph E PERO, Christopher Ernst NEIPP, Vipulkumar Kantibhai PATEL
  • Publication number: 20190027725
    Abstract: Improved battery separators, base films or membranes and/or a method of making or using such separators, base films or membranes are provided. The preferred inventive separators, base films or membranes are made by a dry-stretch process and have improved strength, high porosity, high charge capacity and high porosity to provide excellent charge rate and/or charge capacity performance in a rechargeable battery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: Xiaomin Zhang, Gerald P. Rumierz, Karl F. Humiston, Charles E. Haire, Tyrone S. Fields, Michael A. Braswell, Ronald A. Proctor, Ronnie E. Smith
  • Publication number: 20180374031
    Abstract: Transportation plan adjustments based on recommended shipping packages may utilize a shipment data model for a facility that is updated with cubic volumes of recommended packages for received orders. The shipment data model may also be updated with the cubic volumes of the packages that are actually used to pack the orders and transportation utilization data such as assignment of packages to particular transportation resources. A transportation plan may be updated based on the updated shipment data model and transportation utilization data such as which transportation resources have left the facility and how much of the available cubic volume of the resource was used when the resource left the facility. The transportation plan may be updated at times associated with transportation resource change deadlines from one or more transportation resource providers. Adjustments to previously scheduled transportation resources may be made based on the updated transportation plan.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicant: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: HAO HE, Lubos Bosak, Weikeng Qin, Michael Cary Solomon, Casey Nicole Thurmond, Nathan Ryan Bosch, Xiaomin Zhang, Udit Madan, David Daniel Glick, Michael Ellsworth Bundy
  • Publication number: 20180369389
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a novel polymeric nano-formulation of a composition comprising an active ingredient and a polyethylene glycol (PEG)-polybutylene glycol (PBG) copolymer. The present disclosure also relates to a method of preparing such a composition and its use in the preparation of a medicament.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2016
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Bo YU, Gaer YU, Xiaomin ZHANG, Yingxin ZHANG, Ju YAO
  • Patent number: 10126069
    Abstract: A three-dimensional heat transfer device includes a vapor chamber and at least one heat pipe. The vapor chamber has a first plate and a second plate opposite to each other, and a first capillary structure is disposed on an inner surface of the first plate. A second capillary structure is disposed in the heat pipe, the second capillary structure has a contact portion extending out of the heat pipe and exposed therefrom. The heat pipe is vertically inserted through the second plate. The contact portion extends into the vapor chamber and is connected to the first capillary structure, so that the first and second capillary structures communicate with each other. Therefore, an overall three-dimensional heat transfer effect can be achieved, and a desired optimized heat dissipation effect is obtained when the vapor chamber collaborates with the heat pipe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: COOLER MASTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chien-Hung Sun, Lei-Lei Liu, Xiaomin Zhang
  • Patent number: 10125141
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel compounds that inhibit Lp-PLA2 activity, processes for their preparation, to compositions containing them and to their use in the treatment of diseases associated with the activity of Lp-PLA2, for example Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: GlaxoSmithKline Intellectual Property Development Limited
    Inventors: Zehong Wan, Xiaomin Zhang, Jian Wang, Matthew Robert Sender, Eric Steven Manas, Raphael Anthony Rivero, Joseph E Pero, Christopher Ernst Neipp, Vipulkumar Kantibhai Patel
  • Publication number: 20180323417
    Abstract: In accordance with at least selected embodiments, a battery separator or separator membrane comprises one or more co-extruded multi-microlayer membranes optionally laminated or adhered to another polymer membrane. The separators described herein may provide improved strength, for example, improved puncture strength, particularly at a certain thickness, and may exhibit improved shutdown and/or a reduced propensity to split.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Kang Karen XIAO, Eric Joseph PENEGAR, Takahiko KONDO, Robert NARK, Eric Robert WHITE, Xiaomin ZHANG, Kristoffer K. STOKES
  • Publication number: 20180261817
    Abstract: A battery separator comprises a co-extruded, microporous membrane having at least two layers made of extrudable polymers and having: a uniform thickness defined by a standard deviation of <0.80 microns (?m); or an interply adhesion as defined by a peel strength >60 grams.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventors: Ronald W. Call, C. William Fulk, JR., Lie Shi, Xiaomin Zhang, Khuy V. Nguyen
  • Patent number: 10003058
    Abstract: A battery separator comprises a co-extruded, microporous membrane having at least two layers made of extrudable polymers and having: a uniform thickness defined by a standard deviation of <0.80 microns (?m); or an interply adhesion as defined by a peel strength >60 grams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Celgard, LLC
    Inventors: Ronald W. Call, C. William Fulk, Jr., Lie Shi, Xiaomin Zhang, Khuy V. Nguyen
  • Patent number: 9962459
    Abstract: The present invention relates to ultrathin fluid-absorbent cores comprising a substrate layer, water-absorbent polymer particles and an adhesive, wherein the water-absorbent polymer particles comprise a basic salt of a polyvalent metal cation and a monovalent carboxylic acid anion on the surface and the wet SAP shake out of water-absorbent polymer particles out of the fluid-absorbent core is less than 10% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Xiaomin Zhang, Michael A. Mitchell
  • Publication number: 20180085492
    Abstract: Provided herein are thermoresponsive citrate-based hydrogels and methods of use thereof for cell delivery. In particular, pancreatic islet cells entrapped within poly(polyethyleneglycol citrate-co-N isopropylacrylamide) (PPCN) hydrogels are provided herein, as well as methods of use thereof for extra-hepatic islet transplantation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Inventors: Guillermo A. Ameer, Xunrong Luo, Xiaomin Zhang, Yunxiao Zhu
  • Patent number: 9876474
    Abstract: A Doherty power amplifier includes a main power amplification circuit, an auxiliary power amplification circuit, a connection circuit, and an impedance conversion circuit. An output end of the main power amplification circuit and an output end of the auxiliary power amplification circuit are connected to two ends of the connection circuit separately by using bonding wires. The output end of the auxiliary power amplification circuit is further connected to one end of the impedance conversion circuit by using a bonding wire, and the other end of the impedance conversion circuit is connected to an output load.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Xiaomin Zhang, Yongge Su, Liuyan Jiao
  • Patent number: 9866181
    Abstract: Embodiments for a power amplifier that can increase a low-frequency resonance frequency are provided. The power amplifier includes a power amplifying transistor die, a first metal oxide semiconductor capacitor, a direct current decoupling capacitor, and an output matching network, where: a drain of the power amplifying transistor die is connected to a first end of the first metal oxide semiconductor capacitor by using a bonding wire, and a second end of the first metal oxide semiconductor capacitor is grounded; the drain of the power amplifying transistor die is directly connected to the output matching network by using a bonding wire; a source of the power amplifying transistor die is grounded; the first end of the first metal oxide semiconductor capacitor is connected to one end of the direct current decoupling capacitor by using a bonding wire; and the other end of the direct current decoupling capacitor is grounded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xiaomin Zhang, An Huang, Liuyan Jiao
  • Publication number: 20170362745
    Abstract: In accordance with at least selected embodiments, the present invention is directed to novel, improved, or modified porous membranes, fibers, porous fibers, products made from such membranes, fibers or porous fibers, and/or related methods of production, use, and/or the like. In accordance with at least certain embodiments, the present invention is directed to novel, improved, or modified microporous membranes or films, fibers, microporous fibers, materials or layers made from such membranes, fibers or porous fibers, and the like for use in textile materials, garments, products, and/or textile related applications. Microporous membranes, fibers, and/or microporous fibers are made of one or more copolymers, such as block or impact copolymers, or of at least one polyolefin combined with at least one copolymer as a means of improving the hand, drape, and/or surface coefficient of friction performance properties for use in textile garments, textile materials or textile related applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Kristoffer K. Stokes, Xiaomin Zhang, Karl F. Humiston