Patents by Inventor Yang Song

Yang Song 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: 20210135269
    Abstract: A method for a redox flow battery may include, interrupting cycling of the redox flow battery, including charging the redox flow battery to a threshold charge condition, draining positive and negative electrolyte from the redox flow battery, circulating a wash solution through the redox flow battery, and returning the positive and negative electrolyte to the redox flow battery, and resuming cycling of the redox flow battery. In this way, contamination of the redox flow battery system can be reduced, thereby prolonging the life and increasing performance of the redox flow battery system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Yang Song, Craig E. Evans, Brady Thompson
  • Publication number: 20210135270
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for iron preformation in a redox flow battery. In one example, a method may include, in a first condition, discharging and then charging the redox flow battery, and in a second condition, charging the redox flow battery including preforming iron metal at a negative electrode of the redox flow battery, and thereafter entering an idle mode of the redox flow battery including adjusting one or more electrolyte conditions. In some examples, each of preforming the iron metal and adjusting the one or more electrolyte conditions may increase a battery charge capacity to greater than a threshold battery charge capacity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Yang Song, Brady Thompson, Timothy J. McDonald
  • Patent number: 10999645
    Abstract: A play control method includes obtaining a playing state of at least one of a plurality of terminals playing a same video; and controlling a playing progress of at least one of the plurality of terminals when the playing state meets a preset condition. Using the disclosed play control method and apparatus for a plurality of terminals playing a same video, playing synchronization of the plurality of terminals can be maintained under a premise of ensuring that the plurality of terminals do not miss each video segment, so that no communication barrier is resulted due to asynchronous video playing during interactions between users who watch the same video, thus being able to improve user experience.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
    Inventors: Yang Song, Juncheng Liu, Hao Xu, Jie Li, Baiyu Pan, Ji Wang
  • Patent number: 10995978
    Abstract: A refrigerator including a main body forming a storage compartment, and a door configured to open and close the storage compartment. The door includes a door body rotatably coupled to the main body and including an insulator therein, a panel body positioned in a front of the door body, a first trim disposed at a first edge of the panel body and configured to be coupled to the door body while being rotated with respect to the door body, and a second trim disposed at a second edge opposite to the first edge of the panel body and configured to be coupled to the door body when the first trim is coupled to the door body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chomin Lee, Yang-Yeol Gu, Dongyeong Kim, Byoungmok Kim, Yonghan Kim, Taecheol Park, Yongman Seo, Jinyoung Song, Yountae Shin, Byungkwan Yang
  • Patent number: 10989036
    Abstract: A drilling casing includes a casing wall and several sand control apparatuses disposed on the casing wall in a spacing. Each sand control apparatus includes a sand control net, a sealing steel sheet and a sealing rubber plug. A plurality of mutually-paralleled sand control meshes are disposed on the sand control net. The sand control mesh exactly faces the sealing steel sheet. The sand control net is connected with the sealing steel sheet through a steel pin. Further, a method of performing fast drilling and completion of a large-borehole multilateral well by the drilling casing includes forming a main borehole by drilling to a destination well depth at one time with a large-size drill bit, drilling a lateral borehole in a natural gas hydrate reservoir by using the drilling casing, and taking out the drill bit for completion. The method is applicable to various natural gas hydrate extraction manners.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: CHINA UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM (EAST CHINA)
    Inventors: Chuanliang Yan, Xu Ren, Yuanfang Cheng, Wanqing Tian, Yang Li, Qingchao Li, Jia Wei, Benjian Song
  • Publication number: 20210108065
    Abstract: A polymer comprising: a first repeating unit comprising a tertiary ester acid labile group; and a second repeating unit of Formula (1): wherein R1 to R5 are as provided herein; R2 and R3 together do not form a ring; each A is independently a halogen, a carboxylic acid or ester, a thiol, a straight chain or branched C1-20 alkyl, a monocyclic or polycyclic C3-20 cycloalkyl, a monocyclic or polycyclic C3-20 fluorocycloalkenyl, a monocyclic or polycyclic C3-20 heterocycloalkyl, a monocyclic or polycyclic C6-20 aryl, or a monocyclic or polycyclic C4-20 heteroaryl, each of which is substituted or unsubstituted; and m is an integer of 0 to 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Yang SONG, Jong Keun PARK, Emad AQAD, Mingqi LI, Colin LIU, James W. THACKERAY, Peter TREFONAS, III
  • Patent number: 10972540
    Abstract: Provided are a method, system and program for requesting storage performance models for a configuration pattern of storage resources to deploy at a client computing environment. A determination is made of a new configuration pattern of storage resources to deploy. A request is sent to a service provider with information on the new configuration pattern. A result set is received from the service provider having at least one provided configuration pattern having a degree of similarity to the new configuration pattern and a storage performance model for each of the provided configuration patterns. Each of the storage performance models indicate workload and performance characteristics for one of the provided configuration patterns. One of the provided configuration patterns is selected from the result set and the storage performance model for the selected configuration pattern is used to model performance at the client.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rakesh Jain, Ramani R. Routray, Sumant Padbidri, Yang Song
  • Publication number: 20210083754
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the technical field of wireless communications, and in particular, to a beam training method and device, for use in resolving the problems in the prior art of excessive time-consuming of a beam training process, large overhead of training signals, and relatively low efficiency. According to embodiments of the present invention, a transmit device sends beam training signals in two times. The first sending of a transmit beam training signal is for a receive device to select a transmit beam using a selected receive beam and report the transmit beam. The second sending is that the transmit device sends a receive beam training signal according to the transmit beam information report of the receive device, so as to train the received beam of the receive device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2017
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: China Academy of Telecommunications Technology
    Inventors: Yang SONG, Qiubin GAO, Runhua CHEN, Tamrakar RAKESH, Xin SU, Chuanjun LI, Mengjun WANG, Yu YANG, Hui LI, Qiuping HUANG
  • Patent number: 10949708
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, for determining fine-grained image similarity. In one aspect, a method includes training an image embedding function on image triplets by selecting image triplets of first, second and third images; generating, by the image embedding function, a first, second and third representations of the features of the first, second and third images; determining, based on the first representation of features and the second representation of features, a first similarity measure for the first image to the second image; determining, based on the first representation of features and the third representation of features, a second similarity measure for the the first image to the third image; determining, based on the first and second similarity measures, a performance measure of the image embedding function for the image triplet; and adjusting the parameter weights of the image embedding function based on the performance measures for the image triplets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventors: Yang Song, Jiang Wang, Charles J. Rosenberg
  • Publication number: 20210075039
    Abstract: Systems and methods for operating an electric energy storage device are described. The systems and methods may generate a state of charge estimate that is based on negative electrode plating. An overall state of charge may be determined from the state of charge estimate that is based on negative electrode plating and a state of charge estimate that is not based on negative electrode plating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Yang Song, Timothy J. McDonald, Thiago Groberg
  • Publication number: 20210075486
    Abstract: A slot offset determination method includes: receiving CSI report request information from a network device; determining a reference slot offset T in accordance with the CSI report request information; and determine a slot offset for a CSI reference resource in accordance with the reference slot offset T.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2018
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: VIVO MOBILE COMMUNICATION CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Yang SONG, Peng SUN
  • Patent number: 10944827
    Abstract: Provided are a method, system and program for publishing configuration patterns for storage resources and storage performance models from client systems to share with client systems in a network computing environment. A determination is made of a configuration pattern of storage resources within the client computing environment and storage performance metrics for the configuration pattern of storage resources within the client. At least one storage performance model is created based on the determined storage performance metrics. Information on the at least one storage performance model and the configuration pattern of the storage resources for which the storage performance metrics were determined are published to the service provider.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Rakesh Jain, Ramani R. Routray, Sumant Padbidri, Yang Song
  • Patent number: 10941351
    Abstract: Provided are a layer-separation method of a spent caustic solution, and a recycling method of an additive, and more particularly, a layer-separation method of a spent caustic solution including: injecting an additive and an acidic compound to the spent caustic solution occurring from a refinery process to break down a red oil emulsion and to perform layer-separation into an upper layer fraction and a lower layer fraction, wherein the additive is an aliphatic hydrocarbon compound having a water solubility of 0.1 to 10 g/L at 20° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignees: SK Innovation Co., Ltd., SK Incheon Petrochem Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung Ho Lee, Dong Hyun Kim, Jae Yang Song, Joong Min Park, Sung Wook Jun
  • Patent number: 10924935
    Abstract: A method and a device for determining multi-user transmission mode are provided. The method includes: grouping terminals based on channel spatial characteristics of the terminals; allocating data transmission modes to the terminals, where data transmission of the terminals in different groups is performed on an identical scheduling time-frequency resource and in a Multi-User Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MU-MIMO) mode, and data transmission of the terminals in an identical group is performed on the scheduling time-frequency resource and in a non-orthogonal multiple access mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Yang Song, Shaoli Kang, Bin Ren
  • Patent number: 10923753
    Abstract: A method of rebalancing electrolytes in a redox flow battery system comprises directing hydrogen gas generated on the negative side of the redox flow battery system to a catalyst surface, and fluidly contacting the hydrogen gas with an electrolyte comprising a metal ion at the catalyst surface, wherein the metal ion is chemically reduced by the hydrogen gas at the catalyst surface, and a state of charge of the electrolyte and pH of the electrolyte remain substantially balanced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: ESS TECH, INC.
    Inventors: Yang Song, Craig E. Evans
  • Patent number: 10920213
    Abstract: Disclosed are a carbonic anhydrase mutant having heat resistance at a high temperature of 80° C. as well as excellent activity to capture carbon dioxide and a composition for capturing carbon dioxide containing the same. The heat-resistant carbonic anhydrase mutant can be applied to a high-temperature carbon dioxide capture process due to high stability at high temperatures and a high carbon dioxide hydration rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: SK Innovation Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yeon Hwa La, Tae Wan Kim, Jae Yang Song
  • Patent number: 10922350
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for associating still images and videos. One method includes receiving a plurality of images and a plurality of videos and determining whether the images are related to the videos. The determining includes, for an image and a video, extracting features from the image and extracting features frames of the video, and comparing the features to determine whether the image is related to the video. The method further includes maintaining a data store storing data associating each image with each video determined to be related to the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventors: Ming Zhao, Yang Song, Hartwig Adam, Ullas Gargi, Yushi Jing, Henry Allan Rowley
  • Patent number: 10918645
    Abstract: Provided are a substituted tricyclic heterocyclic compound of formula I or a stereoisomer, a tautomer, an N-oxide, a hydrate, a solvate, a metabolite, a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, ester or a prodrug thereof, a pharmaceutical composition including the same and uses thereof. The substituted tricyclic heterocyclic compounds and the pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds disclosed herein can be used for treating a disorder caused by at least one of cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. Further the compounds and the pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds disclosed herein can be also used for preventing or treating a disorder caused by, associated with or accompanied by any abnormal kinase activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignees: LIFEARC, SUZHOU YABAO PHARMACEUTICAL R&D CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yan Xia, Edward Giles McIver, Yang Song, Yuanyuan Xu, Lin Zhu, Chunjun Chu, Ling Wu, Miao Liu, Justin Stephen Bryans
  • Patent number: 10912014
    Abstract: Disclosed are a data transmission method and device. The method comprises: a sending end sending at least one synchronization signal (SI), with the SI carrying a first identifier; and at a time-frequency location of system information corresponding to the SI, sending the system information, the system information carrying information for indicating a second identifier, and identification information about the sending end comprising the first identifier and the second identifier. According to a mapping relationship between an SI and a first identifier, a receiving end can obtain the first identifier after detecting the SI; and by means of carrying information for indicating a second identifier in system information, the receiving end can obtain the second identifier after detecting the system information, so that the receiving end can obtain all the identification information about the sending end according to the first identifier and the second identifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: China Academy of Telecommunications Technology
    Inventors: Qiuping Huang, Qiubin Gao, Runhua Chen, Hui Li, Tamrakar Rakesh, Yang Song, Mengjun Wang, Chuanjun Li, Xin Su, Yu Yang
  • Publication number: 20210028844
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide an information reporting method, a terminal and a network device for defining reporting rules of CSI report for the terminal which is in the DRX mode and in the inactive time. The method includes: when the terminal is in a discontinuous reception (DRX) mode, determining, according to first information, whether the terminal in an inactive time reports a channel state information (CSI) report. The first information is configured to indicate allowing the terminal in the inactive time to report the CSI report at a CSI report instant, or prohibiting the terminal in the inactive time from reporting a semi-persistent or aperiodic CSI report reported on a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) at the CSI report instant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: VIVO MOBILE COMMUNICATION CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Yang SONG, Peng SUN