Patents by Inventor Yujie Zhu

Yujie Zhu 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: 11261341
    Abstract: An ink composition comprises a thermoplastic polyurethane; particles comprising silver; and at least one diluent liquid. The thermoplastic polyurethane has the property of exhibiting an elongation at break ranging from about 200% to about 1500% at 23° C. when in pure polymer form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sarah J. Vella, Yujie Zhu, Gregory McGuire
  • Publication number: 20220034730
    Abstract: Systems and methods for detecting item placement on a surface are provided. The system includes a pressure-sensitive conductive sheet that includes a resistive grid that is formed of an electrically non-conductive polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Yujie Zhu, Tianxiao Xu, Ethan Shen
  • Patent number: 11175790
    Abstract: A method for providing virtual aid templates includes capturing images of a physical environment including a physical object at a first location, rendering a 3-D virtual environment including a representation of the physical object, capturing a first hand gesture in the physical environment, translating the first hand gesture into a first operation of displaying a virtual aid template associated with the physical object, rendering the virtual aid template associated with the physical object adjacent to the location of the representation of the physical object, capturing a second hand gesture in the physical environment, translating the second hand gesture into a first interaction with the representation of the physical object, determining a second operation on the virtual aid template associated with the physical object in accordance with the first interaction, and rendering the second operation on the virtual aid template associated with the physical object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: MIDEA GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Suresh Mani, Yujie Zhu, Mingyi Yang, Shan Tao
  • Publication number: 20210289783
    Abstract: A 5A5B6C tricyclic spironolactone derivative is provided with a formula XI: The present invention also relates to its preparation method and its applications in the areas of insecticide, nematicide, fungicide and anti-viral agent. The 5A5B6C tricyclic spironolactone derivatives in the present invention are high-performance, broad-spectrum, low-toxicity and low-ecological risk compounds with a wide range of applications in the areas of agriculture, horticulture, forestry and health.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Zhijin Fan, Yujie Zhu, Lai Chen, Shuang Zhou, Xiaofeng Guo, Haixia Wang, Bin Yu, Nailou Zhang, Qifan Wu, Dongyan Yang, Bin Zhao
  • Patent number: 11106327
    Abstract: A method for providing real-time virtual experience of user interactions includes rendering a 3-D virtual environment based on one or more images of a physical environment including one or more representations of physical objects, receiving a user input to place a first preset virtual object at a space in the 3-D virtual environment, rendering the first preset virtual object, detecting, by the one or more cameras, a user's hand gesture interacting with the first preset virtual object, translating the user's hand gesture into an interaction with the first preset virtual object, identifying a first part of the first preset virtual object that is subject to the interaction with the first preset virtual object, concurrently displaying in real time on the display a representation of the user's hand gesture and a movement of the first part of the first preset virtual object caused by the interaction in the 3-D virtual environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: MIDEA GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Suresh Mani, Yujie Zhu, Eyoha Girma, Chien-Hwa Hwang
  • Patent number: 11096288
    Abstract: A method for producing flexible conductive printed circuit with a printed overcoat is disclosed. For example, the method includes forming conductive printed circuit lines on a flexible substrate, detecting locations on the flexible substrate where the conductive printed circuit lines are formed, and printing an overcoat over the conductive printed circuit lines at the locations that are detected on the flexible substrate, wherein the overcoat comprises a mixture of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) and a solvent having a viscosity of 1 centipoise to 2,000 centipoise to allow the mixture to be printed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Sarah J. Vella, Yujie Zhu, Chad S. Smithson
  • Patent number: 11085833
    Abstract: A temperature sensitive ink composition including a metal oxide nanoparticle; a binder; a solvent; an optional dispersant; and an optional surfactant; wherein the ink composition is a thermistor ink that exhibits a change in resistance which is dependent on temperature. A process for preparing the ink composition. A process including depositing the ink composition onto a substrate to form deposited features; and optionally, heating the deposited features on the substrate to form temperature sensitive features on the substrate, wherein depositing can include ink jet printing or aerosol jet printing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Sarah J. Vella, Guiqin Song, Chad Smithson, Yujie Zhu
  • Publication number: 20210195759
    Abstract: A method for producing flexible conductive printed circuit with a printed overcoat is disclosed. For example, the method includes forming conductive printed circuit lines on a flexible substrate, detecting locations on the flexible substrate where the conductive printed circuit lines are formed, and printing an overcoat over the conductive printed circuit lines at the locations that are detected on the flexible substrate, wherein the overcoat comprises a mixture of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) and a solvent having a viscosity of 1 centipoise to 2,000 centipoise to allow the mixture to be printed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Sarah J. Vella, Yujie Zhu, Chad S. Smithson
  • Publication number: 20210189158
    Abstract: A printable flexible overcoat ink composition that can be digitally printed is disclosed. For example, the printable flexible overcoat ink composition includes a mixture of a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) and a solvent. The mixture is mixed to have a viscosity of 1 centipoise to 2,000 centipoise to allow the mixture to be digitally printed via an inkjet printhead or an aerosol jet printhead.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Sarah J. Vella, Yujie Zhu, Biby Esther Abraham, Kurt I. Halfyard
  • Publication number: 20210150546
    Abstract: A method and system of facilitating product research and development, comprising: obtaining respective product-related data from a plurality of data sources, including product-specific data for a plurality of products, and non-product-specific data including at least one of talent profile data and technology description data; performing topic extraction on the respective product-specific data and the non-product-specific data to obtain respective topics associated with the plurality of products and corresponding numerical statistics for the respective topics; performing sentiment analysis on the respective product-specific data for a plurality of products for the respective topics to obtain respective values of a measure of consumer sentiment corresponding to the respective topics for a respective product; and presenting an integrated sentiment review of a selected product based on the respective values of the measure of consumer sentiment corresponding to one or more of the respective topics for the selected
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Yujie Zhu, Suresh Mani, Yuxuan Wan, Sathyanarayanan Muthusamy
  • Publication number: 20210150594
    Abstract: A method and system of facilitating product research and development, comprising: providing, in a first user interface region, a plurality of filters for selecting product research data; receiving a request to display an integrated sentiment review for a respective collection of products corresponding to respective user selected values; obtaining results of topic extraction on selected product research data; obtaining results of sentiment analysis on the selected product research data; and presenting, in a second user interface region, the integrated sentiment review of the respective collection of products, including, for each of a plurality of top-ranked topics in the results of topic extraction on the selected product research data corresponding to the respective user selected values for a first filter and a second filter, a first visual representation of a quantitative measure of positive consumer sentiment adjacent a second visual representation of a quantitative measure of negative consumer sentiment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Yujie Zhu, Suresh Mani, Yuxuan Wan, Chien-Hwa Hwang
  • Patent number: 10906880
    Abstract: The present invention is that provided a synthesis method of a series of isothiazole oxime ether containing strobilurin derivatives IV. The present invention relates to 3,4-dichloroisothiazolyl oxime ether strobilurin derivatives, and their chemical structural formula is as shown by IV. The invention discloses the structural formula of the above compound, the synthesis method and the use as an insecticide, a fungicide, an anti-plant virus agent, and an agriculturally acceptable auxiliary or synergist and a commercial insecticide. The use of a fungicide, an anti-plant virus agent and an acaricide in combination for controlling agricultural, forestry, horticultural plant pests, diseases, virus diseases and preparation methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Nankai University
    Inventors: Zhijin Fan, Lai Chen, Xiaofeng Guo, Yujie Zhu, Xiaolin Qian, Liuyong Ma, Nailou Zhang, Haixia Wang, Zhiming Zhang, Jinghua Xu, Yinqi Song
  • Publication number: 20200354600
    Abstract: An ink composition comprises a thermoplastic polyurethane; particles comprising silver; and at least one diluent liquid. The thermoplastic polyurethane has the property of exhibiting an elongation at break ranging from about 200% to about 1500% at 23° C. when in pure polymer form.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sarah J. Vella, Yujie Zhu, Gregory McGuire
  • Patent number: 10799042
    Abstract: There is described a point-of-purchase display and method. The display includes one or more sheets. The one or more sheets when unfolded and assembled form the display. The display includes a back wall, a front wall, at least a side wall and a bottom wall. A printed electronic device is affixed to a surface of the one or more sheets. The printed electronic device is selected from the group consisting of: wires, insulators, resistors, capacitors, inductors, transformers, transistors, antennas, OLEDs and sensors. A microcontroller electrically is coupled to the printed electronic device. A connection device is coupled to the printed electronic device. A modular electronic component is coupled to the connection device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Chad S. Smithson, Yujie Zhu, Kurt I. Halfyard
  • Patent number: 10789638
    Abstract: A method includes: deploying a frontend system (FIES); registering a current deployment location of the FIES; detecting a close-proximity interaction between a user and the FIES that specifies a first category; generating a product recommendation that includes a first product of the first category; detecting a respective prior purchase record of the user for a second product in a second category associated with the first category; if the prior purchase record indicates a purchase or delivery location outside of a geographic region of the registered current deployment location, automatically augmenting the product recommendation to include a third product from the second category selected based on characteristics of the second product; and otherwise, automatically refining the first product recommendation to further define characteristics of the first product based on the characteristics of the second product; and providing the product recommendation to the first user after the automatic augmenting or refining
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: MIDEA GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dongyan Wang, Suresh Mani, Yujie Zhu, Shijun Ma
  • Publication number: 20200245785
    Abstract: There is described a point-of-purchase display and method. The display includes one or more sheets. The one or more sheets when unfolded and assembled form the display. The display includes a back wall, a front wall, at least a side wall and a bottom wall. A printed electronic device is affixed to a surface of the one or more sheets. The printed electronic device is selected from the group consisting of: wires, insulators, resistors, capacitors, inductors, transformers, transistors, antennas, OLEDs and sensors. A microcontroller electrically is coupled to the printed electronic device. A connection device is coupled to the printed electronic device. A modular electronic component is coupled to the connection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Chad S. Smithson, Yujie Zhu, Kurt I. Halfyard
  • Publication number: 20200132559
    Abstract: A temperature sensitive ink composition including a metal oxide nanoparticle; a binder; a solvent; an optional dispersant; and an optional surfactant; wherein the ink composition is a thermistor ink that exhibits a change in resistance which is dependent on temperature. A process for preparing the ink composition. A process including depositing the ink composition onto a substrate to form deposited features; and optionally, heating the deposited features on the substrate to form temperature sensitive features on the substrate, wherein depositing can include ink jet printing or aerosol jet printing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Sarah J. Vella, Guiqin Song, Chad Smithson, Yujie Zhu
  • Publication number: 20200117336
    Abstract: A method for providing virtual aid templates includes capturing images of a physical environment including a physical object at a first location, rendering a 3-D virtual environment including a representation of the physical object, capturing a first hand gesture in the physical environment, translating the first hand gesture into a first operation of displaying a virtual aid template associated with the physical object, rendering the virtual aid template associated with the physical object adjacent to the location of the representation of the physical object, capturing a second hand gesture in the physical environment, translating the second hand gesture into a first interaction with the representation of the physical object, determining a second operation on the virtual aid template associated with the physical object in accordance with the first interaction, and rendering the second operation on the virtual aid template associated with the physical object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Suresh MANI, Yujie Zhu, Mingyi Yang, Shan Tao
  • Publication number: 20200117335
    Abstract: A method for providing real-time virtual experience of user interactions includes rendering a 3-D virtual environment based on one or more images of a physical environment including one or more representations of physical objects, receiving a user input to place a first preset virtual object at a space in the 3-D virtual environment, rendering the first preset virtual object, detecting, by the one or more cameras, a user's hand gesture interacting with the first preset virtual object, translating the user's hand gesture into an interaction with the first preset virtual object, identifying a first part of the first preset virtual object that is subject to the interaction with the first preset virtual object, concurrently displaying in real time on the display a representation of the user's hand gesture and a movement of the first part of the first preset virtual object caused by the interaction in the 3-D virtual environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Suresh MANI, Yujie ZHU, Eyoha GIRMA, Chien-Hwa HWANG
  • Patent number: 10280736
    Abstract: A logging device and method for locating a watered zone in a horizontal well with high watercut problem by isotope labeling is provided. The method successively includes the following operations: a. solidifying an isotope used in an isotope releasing device into a water-soluble carrier; b. connecting the isotope releasing device with a tubing and setting them to a horizontal segment of the well; c. dissolving the water-soluble carriers in the water at the bottom of the well to release the isotope, wherein the releasing rate is proportional to the flow rate of the water; d. starting a lift-up pump and beginning a production logging; and e. continuously performing ?-ray energy-spectrum analysis on produced water on the ground, so as to locate the watered zone of the horizontal well by the detected species and characteristic content of the isotope, thereby reduces operation risk, saves platform occupying time and logging cost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY, CHINA ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING PHYSICS
    Inventors: Wen Huang, Shuming Peng, Xuejie Wang, Dazhi Qian, Shilei Zhu, Bin Tang, Rundong Li, Zhihua Zhang, Jun Xie, Songbao Zhang, Jian Yao, Yang Zhang, Fang He, Yi Chen, Xin Luo, Yujie Zhu, Hanming Liao, Tianlu Ni, Xijun Yang, Yong Yang, Shubin Guo