Patents by Inventor Yilong Chen

Yilong Chen 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: 20190249314
    Abstract: An optical fiber including a light guiding inner core. The light guiding inner core includes a first light guiding segment and a second light guiding segment connected to the first light guiding segment. The first light guiding segment includes, from the inside out, a light absorbing layer, an inner electrode layer, an insulating layer, a void layer, a proton exchange membrane, and an outer electrode layer. The void layer is formed between the insulating layer and the proton exchange membrane. The light absorbing layer is a photovoltaic material layer. The inner electrode layer communicates with the proton exchange membrane via a plurality of microelectrodes across the insulating layer and the void layer. The plurality of microelectrodes is evenly disposed around the inner electrode layer. The outer electrode layer is a porous conductive structure. The second light guiding segment of the light guiding inner core includes a conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Yilong CHEN, Yanfeng ZHANG, Leiming TAO, Fuying DU, Huanhuan ZHOU, Xingcai ZHENG
  • Patent number: 10336955
    Abstract: A gasifier, including a vertically disposed furnace body, a monitoring unit, and a microwave plasma generating device. The furnace body includes a material and fuel inlet, a syngas outlet, an oxygen/vapor inlet, and a slag outlet. The furnace body has a clearance zone in an upper part thereof and a fixed bed zone in a lower part thereof. The slag outlet is disposed at the bottom of the furnace body. The monitoring unit is disposed close to the syngas outlet. At least one microwave plasma generating device is disposed on the furnace body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: WUHAN KAIDI GENERAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yilong Chen, Yanfeng Zhang, Minggui Xia, Liang Zhang
  • Patent number: 10337733
    Abstract: A method for drying biomass fuel using waste heat of flue gas from a power plant. The method includes: 1) stepwise recovering, by multi-stage condensation, sensible heat of flue gas; stepwise heating air using the sensible heat, to yield first-stage dry air and second-stage dry air; 2) convectively drying and dehydrating biomass fuel using the first-stage dry air having a temperature of between 150 and 180° C.; 3) further convectively drying and dehydrating the biomass fuel using the second-stage dry air having a temperature of between 80 and 100° C.; and 4) drying and dehydrating the biomass fuel using the third-stage dry air having a temperature of less than or equal to 25° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: ZHONGYING CHANGJIANG INTERNATIONAL NEW ENERGY INVESTMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yilong Chen, Shuchuan Hu, Yanfeng Zhang
  • Patent number: 10266776
    Abstract: A catalyst including between 50.0 and 99.8 percent by weight of iron, between 0 and 5.0 percent by weight of a first additive, between 0 and 10 percent by weight of a second additive, and a carrier. The first additive is ruthenium, platinum, copper, cobalt, zinc, or a metal oxide thereof. The second additive is lanthanum oxide, cerium oxide, magnesium oxide, aluminum oxide, silicon dioxide, potassium oxide, manganese oxide, or zirconium oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: WUHAN KAIDI ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yilong Chen, Yanfeng Zhang, Jiangang Chen, Dechen Song, Juan Zhang, Taomei Sun
  • Publication number: 20190105146
    Abstract: An inferior vena cava filter comprises a recovery hook (1), a connection component (12), and multiple supporting rods. The connection component (12) is disposed below the recovery hook (1), and a component connected to a push device is disposed in the connection component. Multiple first supporting rods (4) are divided from the lower part of the connection component (12). One second supporting rod (2) and two third supporting rods (5) are divided from the far end of each first supporting rod (4). One part of the far end of the second supporting rod (2) is upwards and downwards bent to form a hook shape. The third supporting rods (5) continue to be downwards extended, and in unfolding, the third supporting rods (5) and the third supporting rods (5) divided from the first supporting rods (4) are extended in an inner arc shape, and the lower ends of the adjacent two third supporting rods (5) divided from the adjacent two first supporting rods (4) get close.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: YiLong CHEN, Wei HUANG, Xiangqian ZHAO
  • Publication number: 20190021741
    Abstract: A left atrial appendage closure apparatus for obstructing the left atrial appendage, comprises a sealing plate and an anchored plate. The sealing plate is in a mesh structure and arranged with a choke membrane inside, in addition, the sealing plate adopts a tubular member for the distal fixation and is connected with the anchor plate by the tubular member. The proximal end of the sealing plate is fixed with a fastener provided with a structure connecting a convey device, meanwhile, the end of the tubular member at the other side away from the end fixed the sealing plate is arranged with a plurality of supporting rods, which are intersecting radially arranged to form the anchored plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2016
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Applicant: SHENZHEN KYD BIOMEDICAL TEHCNOLOGY CO. LTD.
    Inventors: YiLong CHEN, Wei HUANG
  • Patent number: 10131855
    Abstract: A method for pressurized pyrolysis of biomass in a pressurized pyrolysis furnace, including: 1) crushing and screening biomass; collecting biomass having desired particle sizes; and delivering the biomass having desired particle sizes to a pulse-type feeding system; 2) transporting the biomass to a pyrolysis furnace via the pulse-type feeding system; synchronously initiating microwave and a plasma torch, the microwave producing a microwave field in the pyrolysis furnace, working gas of the plasma torch being ionized for the first time to produce plasma jet entering the pyrolysis furnace; and 3) allowing the syngas generated in 2) to continue moving upwards and introducing the syngas out from the top of the pyrolysis furnace; chilling the syngas; introducing the syngas to a cyclone separator to separate residues; and then cooling and purifying the syngas using a cooling device and a purifying device, respectively, to produce clean syngas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: WUHAN KAIDI ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yanfeng Zhang, Liang Zhang, Yilong Chen
  • Patent number: 10126019
    Abstract: A seasonal heat-cold energy storage and supply pool, including a salt-free solar pool at the upper layer and an energy storage pool at the lower layer. The salt-free solar pool and the energy storage pool are separately connected to a water source. The salt-free solar pool includes a pool bottom and a pool wall. The pool bottom of the salt-free solar pool functions as a top cover of the energy storage pool. The energy storage pool includes a wall and a bottom which are a composite layer. The energy storage pool is provided with a heat exchange coil configured to implement heat exchange in the energy storage pool for supplying heat and cold for an external user. The salt-free solar pool and the energy storage pool are communicated through controllable valves at the pool bottom of the salt-free solar pool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: ZHONGYING CHANGJIANG INTERNATIONAL NEW ENERGY INVESTMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yilong Chen, Shuchuan Hu, Yanfeng Zhang
  • Patent number: 10119076
    Abstract: A gasifier including a vertically disposed furnace body, a feeder disposed in a middle part of the furnace body and communicating with the furnace body, one or two layers of microwave plasma generators, an external heater configured to supply external thermal energy for the gasifier, and a monitoring unit. The furnace body includes an upper nozzle for spraying vapor, a lower nozzle for spraying CO2/vapor, a syngas outlet disposed at a top of the furnace body. The upper nozzle for spraying vapor is disposed in a clearance zone of the furnace body, and the lower nozzle for spraying CO2/vapor is disposed in a bed zone of the furnace body. The monitoring unit is disposed close to the syngas outlet. The one or two layers of microwave plasma generators are disposed above the upper nozzle in the clearance zone of the gasifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: WUHAN KAIDI GENERAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yilong Chen, Yanfeng Zhang, Minggui Xia, Liang Zhang
  • Patent number: 10106427
    Abstract: A method for preparing nano silica and nano calcium carbonate using rice hull ash and flue gas. The method includes: 1) adding rice hull ash to a sodium hydroxide solution, to yield a first mixed solution; stirring and heating the first mixed solution; then filtering the first mixed solution to yield a first filtrate; 2) adding the first filtrate to a reaction still, and diluting the first filtrate; adding polyethylene glycol as a dispersant to the reaction solution; introducing flue gas to the reaction solution; filtering the reaction mixture to yield a first filter cake and a second filtrate; washing the first filter cake to a neural pH, slurrying and drying the first filter cake to yield nano silica; and 3) mixing the second filtrate and a washing solution collected from 2); adding a calcium hydroxide solution to the reaction still, to yield nano calcium carbonate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: ZHONGYING CHANGJIANG INTERNATIONAL NEW ENERGY INVESTMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yilong Chen, Yanfeng Zhang, Zhijiu Zhuo, Xingcai Zheng, Zhangjian Fang, Leiming Tao, Yuting Cheng
  • Patent number: 10072530
    Abstract: A hybrid power generation system using solar energy and bioenergy, including a solar thermal boiler system, a biomass boiler system, and a turbogenerator system. The solar thermal boiler system includes a trough solar collector, a heat collector, an oil circulating pump, a storage tank for storing heat transfer oil, a solar thermal heater, a solar thermal evaporator, a main pipe transporting saturated steam, and an auxiliary boiler. Heat transfer oil output from a solar light field of the solar thermal boiler system is transmitted through and transfers heat to the solar thermal evaporator and the solar thermal heater, and the heat transfer oil returns to the storage tank for storing heat transfer oil. The heat transfer oil in the storage tank is pumped to the solar light field via the oil circulating pump.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: WUHAN KAIDI ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yilong Chen, Yanfeng Zhang, Wenyan Liu
  • Patent number: 10036592
    Abstract: A method for drying biomass fuel, including: 1) collecting and cutting raw biomass fuel into fragments; mechanically squeezing and dehydrating the fragments to yield biomass fuel in the form of filter cake; 2) mashing and loosening the biomass fuel in the form of filter cake; and loading the biomass fuel onto charging carriages of fuel transport vehicles; 3) connecting tails of the fuel transport vehicles and the carrier vehicle of drying equipment; moving the movable drying room of the carrier vehicle of drying equipment onto the fuel transport vehicles; 4) convectively drying the biomass fuel in the charging carriages; 5) exhausting air in the movable drying room following convective drying; and 6) moving the movable drying room to cover and seal the charging carriages of a next fuel transport vehicle following radiant drying. A mobile device for drying biomass fuel is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: ZHONGYING CHANGJIANG INTERNATIONAL NEW ENERGY INVESTMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yilong Chen, Shuchuan Hu, Yanfeng Zhang
  • Patent number: 10018415
    Abstract: An integrated solar energy drying system, including: a solar greenhouse, a solar energy storage bed, an air condenser, a wet dust collector, pipes, valves, and blowers. The solar greenhouse includes: a top side, three sunny sides, a shady side, floorboards, a gas inlet, and two gas outlets. The solar energy storage bed includes: an upper air box, a lower air box, a plurality of solar heat collecting-storing pipes, and a sealing chamber. Each solar heat collecting-storing pipe includes an air pipe. The air condenser includes: an air inlet, an air outlet, two gas chambers, and a bundle of gas pipes. The solar greenhouse, the solar energy storage bed, the air condenser, the wet dust collectors are connected via pipes. The valves and the blowers are disposed on the pipes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: ZHONGYING CHANGJIANG INTERNATIONAL NEW ENERGY INVESTMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yilong Chen, Shuchuan Hu, Yanfeng Zhang
  • Patent number: 9961840
    Abstract: A method for supplying heat energy and carbon dioxide for vegetables and/or algae production using exhaust gas. The method includes: 1) introducing the exhaust gas to a primary heat exchanger to conduct a first indirect heat exchange between the exhaust gas and air from a vegetable greenhouse and/or an algae culturing house, thereby providing hot air for the vegetable greenhouse and/or the algae culturing house; 2) introducing part of the exhaust gas after the first indirect heat exchange to a secondary heat exchanger to conduct a second indirect heat exchange between the exhaust gas and outdoor air; 3) introducing the exhaust gas to a CO2 pressure swing adsorption device, separating and pumping carbon dioxide to a carbon dioxide storage tank for storage; and 4) supplying the carbon dioxide to the vegetable greenhouse and/or a carbon-absorption tank of the algae culturing house.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Sunshine Kaidi New England Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yilong Chen, Shuchuan Hu, Yanfeng Zhang
  • Publication number: 20180117559
    Abstract: A device for preparing a high-temperature and active particle-containing steam. The device includes a steam generator including an inlet for introducing a plasma medium and an inlet for introducing a steam. In the steam generator, the steam is heated and activated by the plasma medium to form an active particle-containing steam which improves the gasification rate and efficiency in the gasification of coal, biomass, and garbage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: Yilong CHEN, Yanfeng ZHANG, Minxia CAO, Hong LI
  • Publication number: 20180079375
    Abstract: A towed vehicle controller combines a trailer brake controller and lighting driver. The towed vehicle controller can include a trailer battery charging circuit. The towed vehicle controller operates towed vehicle braking, towed vehicle lighting and towed vehicle battery charge functions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: Nicholas Albert Cekola, Dennis Michael Morse, Marvin Hoot, Yilong Chen, Srikanth Kadudula, Leon Bogdanov, George Moore
  • Publication number: 20180079394
    Abstract: A brake control unit includes a processor, a first high side driver and a second high side driver. The processor sends signals to the first high side driver and the second high side driver. The first and second high side drivers process the signals independent of each other. The processor diagnoses faults and locations of faults based on feedback from the high side drivers. The first high side driver controls the braking of a first trailer brake. The second high side driver controls the braking of a second trailer brake.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: Nicholas Albert Cekola, Dennis Michael Morse, Marvin Hoot, Yilong Chen, Srikanth Kadudula
  • Patent number: 9909496
    Abstract: A power generation system, including: a solar energy concentration system, a biomass gasification device, a gas-powered generator, a steam turbine, a steam-powered generator. The solar energy concentration system is connected to a solar energy heat exchange system. The biomass gasification device is connected to the gas-powered generator. The gas outlet of the gas turbine is connected to the gas exhaust heat system. The second steam outlet of the gas exhaust heat system is connected to the second and the third cylinders of the steam turbine. The first steam outlet of the gas exhaust heat system and the steam outlet of the solar energy heat exchange system are connected to a steam mixing regulating system. The mixed steam outlet of the steam mixing regulating system is connected to the first cylinder of the steam turbine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: WUHAN KAIDI ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yilong Chen, Yanfeng Zhang, Hongming Tang, Wenyan Liu
  • Publication number: 20180050291
    Abstract: A method for separating a slurry-liquid mixture, including using a plurality of filter plates each having a groove, by respectively disposing a plurality of filter disks on the plurality of filter plates, and connecting the plurality of filter plates and filter disks on the wall of a rotational pipe in which the grooves on the filter plates communicate with the inner cavity of the rotational pipe. The method also includes adequately controlling the rotational speed of the rotational pipe and removing the filter residue accumulated on the filter disks. The method of the invention allows for improving the filter efficiency and improving reliability in filtering the slurry-liquid mixture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Publication date: February 22, 2018
    Inventors: Yilong CHEN, Jiaqi JIN, Yanfeng ZHANG, Manyi JIANG
  • Patent number: 9897077
    Abstract: A solar automatic heat collecting and equalizing tube, including: a glass tube, an absorption tube, and a baffle. The glass tube is sleeved on the absorption tube. The absorption tube is coated with a heat absorption layer. The space between the glass tube and the absorption tube is vacuum. The baffle is disposed in the inner cavity of the absorption tube and is configured to drive a fluid in the absorption tube to tumble up and down alternately. The baffle is spiral in shape and fixed in the absorption tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: ZHONGYING CHANGJIANG INTERNATIONAL NEW ENERGY INVESTMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yilong Chen, Qingping Yang, Yanfeng Zhang