Patents by Inventor Zhao Wang

Zhao Wang 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: 20240194803
    Abstract: Disclosed are a solar cell and a photovoltaic module. The solar cell includes a substrate, having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The first surface includes a metal pattern region and a non-metal pattern region. The first surface is uneven and has a first maximum height with respect to the second surface in the non-metal pattern region and a second maximum height with respect to the second surface in the metal pattern region, and the first maximum height is lower than the second maximum height. The solar cell includes at least one passivation contact structure, covering the first surface and including a tunneling layer and a doped conductive layer stacked in a direction away from the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2023
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Inventors: Zhao WANG, Jie YANG, Peiting ZHENG, Jinjin CHEN, Lingxin FANG
  • Publication number: 20240194800
    Abstract: Disclosed are a solar cell and a photovoltaic module. The solar cell includes a substrate, having a first surface, having a metal pattern region and a non-metal pattern region, a first passivation contact structure, located in the metal pattern region and including a first tunneling layer and a first doped conductive layer stacked in a direction away from the substrate, and a second passivation contact structure, including a second tunneling layer and a second doped conductive layer stacked in the direction away from the substrate, and having a first portion over the non-metal pattern region and a second portion over the first passivation contact structure, and a top surface of the first portion of the second passivation contact structure is not further away from the substrate than a top surface of the second portion of the second passivation contact structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2023
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Inventors: Zhao WANG, Jie YANG, Peiting ZHENG, Ke PA, Jinjin CHEN, Lingxin FANG
  • Publication number: 20240193722
    Abstract: Apparatus and method for migrating a container including graphics processor state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2023
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Inventors: Zhenyu Z WANG, Xinda ZHAO, Owen ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20240190010
    Abstract: A robotic system for forming a moldable workpiece is provided. The robotic system includes a robot, an end effector, an adjustment module, and a control module. The robot is configured to pass the workpiece through a machine. The end effector is configured to be attached to the robot and configured to grasp and release the workpiece. The end effector is adjustable to a plurality of different configurations. The adjustment module is configured to determine a change in the workpiece from (a) a first form of the workpiece prior to the passing of the workpiece through the machine to (b) a second form of the workpiece after passing of the workpiece through the machine. The control module is configured to adjust a present configuration of the end effector to a second configuration based on the change in the workpiece from (a) the first form to (b) the second form.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2022
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Inventors: Dalong GAO, Xiang ZHAO, Chris A. IHRKE, Hui-ping WANG
  • Patent number: 12010297
    Abstract: A video processing method is provided. The method includes inserting a set of spatial merge candidates to a first merge candidate list of a coding block, wherein the first merge candidate list is constructed by: adding a top neighboring block B1 to the first merge candidate list when the top neighboring block B1 is available; adding a left neighboring block A1 to the first merge candidate list when the left neighboring block A1 is available; adding a top neighboring block B0 to the first merge candidate list when the top neighboring block B0 is available; adding a left neighboring block A0 to the first merge candidate list when the left neighboring block A0 is available; and adding an above-left neighboring block B2 to the first merge candidate list when the above-left neighboring block B2 is available.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2024
    Assignee: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
    Inventors: Zhao Wang, Yan Ye, Jiancong Luo
  • Patent number: 12008399
    Abstract: A method, system and computer program product for optimizing scheduling of batch jobs are disclosed. The method may include obtaining, by one or more processors, a set of batch jobs, connection relationships among batch jobs in the set of batch jobs, and a respective execution time of each batch job in the set of batch jobs. The method may also include generating, by the one or more processors, a directed weighted graph for the set of batch jobs, wherein in the directed weighted graph, a node represents a batch job, a directed edge between two nodes represents a directed connection between two corresponding batch jobs, a weight of a node represents the execution time of the batch job corresponding to the node. The method may also include obtaining, by one or more processors, information of consumption of same resource(s) among the batch jobs in the set of batch jobs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2024
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Xi Bo Zhu, Shi Yu Wang, Xiao Xiao Pei, Qin Li, Lu Zhao
  • Patent number: 12003728
    Abstract: A method for temporal resampling for multi-task machine vision is provided. The method includes receiving a bitstream of a video sequence after temporal resampling; and constructing a target frame from the bitstream using a frame construction model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: Alibaba Innovation Private Limited
    Inventors: Shurun Wang, Zhao Wang, Yan Ye, Shiqi Wang
  • Patent number: 12001838
    Abstract: A method for merging a plurality of software code change versions, where a merging apparatus may first analyze code change areas in a software code preliminarily merged version and two different software code change versions. After change intents of the two code change areas are determined, the merging apparatus eliminates, based on a conflict elimination rule set and the change intents of the two code change areas, a conflict block in the software code preliminarily merged version.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: HUAWEI CLOUD COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhao Wei, Guangtai Liang, Lin Li, Qianxiang Wang
  • Patent number: 11993058
    Abstract: The present application discloses a method for preparing an electrochromic device. The method includes placing an edge protection material on a first and second substrates, placing a first and second interlayers respectively within the edge protection material on the first and second substrates, wherein the edge protection material surrounds edges of the first and second interlayers, and interposing an electrochromic film between the first and second interlayers. The edge protection material prevents chemicals in the first and second interlayers from entering into the electrochromic film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2023
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: FURCIFER INC.
    Inventors: Zhao Chen, Jian Wang, Yan Zhou
  • Patent number: 11988471
    Abstract: Devices and methods for fabrication of a multiscale porous high-temperature heat exchanger for high-temperature and high-pressure applications are disclosed. The heat exchanger can include a core with macrochannels formed in a checkerboard pattern to facilitate alternative flow of working fluid having hot and cold temperatures between adjacent macrochannels. Each macrochannel can include a two-dimensional microchannel array that further distributes flow throughout the heat exchanger to enhance heat transfer and mechanical strength without significant pressure drop penalty. The heat exchanger can further include a header integrated therewith to distribute working fluid flowing through the heat exchanger through the outlets such that it flows evenly therethrough. Methods of fabricating heat exchangers of this nature are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignees: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Purdue Research Foundation
    Inventors: Evelyn N. Wang, Lin Zhao, Bikram Bhatia, Xiangyu Li, Arny Leroy, Kyle Wilke, Lenan Zhang, Jeffrey Youngblood, Rodney Trice, Chad T. Wilson, Olivia Brandt, Rodrigo Orta Guerra
  • Patent number: 11988999
    Abstract: A transaction harmony degree-based method and system for transaction matching between a power grid and building energy. The method includes: obtaining a transaction harmony degree of a historical transaction cycle; sending, by using a blockchain, the transaction harmony degree to a corresponding building energy user, and sending a maximum compensated electricity price and an expected compensated electricity price in peak-valley regulation to all building energy users; determining, by each building energy user, a transaction-based compensated electricity price in the peak-valley regulation based on the received transaction harmony degree and the received maximum compensated electricity price and expected compensated electricity price in the peak-valley regulation, and feeding back the transaction-based compensated electricity price in the peak-valley regulation to a power grid; and determining, by the power grid, a building energy user that successfully performs transaction matching with the power grid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignees: State Grid Beijing Electric Power Company, China Agricultural University, State Grid Corporation of China
    Inventors: Shuang Zeng, Xianglong Li, Yifeng Ding, Anqi Liang, Mingquan Qiu, Zhao Wang, Ping Chen, Qijing Xing, Lin Ma, Dapeng Duan, Huanna Niu, Xuwu Ge, Zongsheng Li
  • Publication number: 20240156176
    Abstract: A heating assembly includes: a liquid guiding element; and a heating element arranged on a vaporization surface formed by the liquid guiding element, the heating element being energizable to generate heat. The heating element includes a first heating part and a second heating part. A temperature coefficient of resistance of the first heating part is greater than a temperature coefficient of resistance of the second heating part. The first heating part and the second heating part form an electrical connection structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2023
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Inventors: Zhao ZHANG, Junjie TANG, Libo WANG, Hongliang LUO, Congwen XIAO
  • Publication number: 20240160034
    Abstract: A grating adjustment apparatus includes a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer and a first substrate and a second substrate that are opposite to each other; the grating adjustment apparatus further includes a plurality of first driving lines, a plurality of second driving lines and a plurality of grating units arranged in the first direction, and is configured as: when the grating adjustment apparatus is powered on, the grating unit is capable of forming a light transmission unit and a shading unit, and opening positions and/or opening ratios of the grating unit are adjustable; and the plurality of grating units are divided into at least one group; for the grating units in the same group, at least two of the first sub-electrodes are electrically connected to different first driving lines, and at least two of the second sub-electrodes are electrically connected to different second driving lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2023
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Applicants: HEFEI BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zhao Dong, Ru Zhou, Xiaoqing Peng, Yun Du, Hu Li, Donghui Wang, Ran An, Douqing Zhang
  • Patent number: 11984453
    Abstract: An array substrate includes: a first substrate (10), including a plurality of sub-pixel regions (101) arranged in an array along a row direction (X) and a column direction (Y); a pixel circuit layer, including a plurality of sub-pixel circuits; a planarization layer (17), provided with a first via hole (170) located in the sub-pixel regions (101), and includes at least one pattern portion (171), the pattern portion (171) includes a plurality of pattern units (171a) arranged in an array along the row direction (X) and the column direction (Y); and a reflective electrode layer, wherein the reflective electrode layer includes a plurality of reflective electrodes (18) that are mutually disconnected, each of the reflective electrodes (18) is located in one of the sub-pixel regions (101) and is electrically connected to the sub-pixel circuit through the first via hole (170).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jiguo Wang, Jian Sun, Zhao Zhang, Liang Tian, Weida Qin, Zhen Wang, Han Zhang, Wenwen Qin, Xiaoyan Yang, Yue Shan, Wei Yan, Jian Zhang, Deshuai Wang, Yadong Zhang, Jiantao Liu
  • Publication number: 20240150183
    Abstract: A silica aerogel having a mean pore size less than 5 nm with a standard deviation of 3 nm. The silica aerogel may have greater than 95% solar-weighted transmittance at a thickness of 8 mm for wavelengths in the range of 250 nm to 2500 nm, and a 400° C. black-body weighted specific extinction coefficient of greater than 8 m2/kg for wavelengths of 1.5 ?m to 15 ?m. Silica aerogel synthesis methods are described. A solar thermal aerogel receiver (STAR) may include an opaque frame defining an opening, an aerogel layer disposed in the opaque frame, with at least a portion of the aerogel layer being proximate the opening, and a heat transfer fluid pipe in thermal contact with and proximate the aerogel layer. A concentrating solar energy system may include a STAR and at least one reflector to direct sunlight to an opening in the STAR.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Inventors: Gang Chen, Evelyn N. Wang, Svetlana Boriskina, Lee A. Weinstein, Sungwoo Yang, Bikramjit S. Bhatia, Lin Zhao, Elise M. Strobach, Thomas A. Cooper, David M. Bierman, Xiaopeng Huang, James Loomis
  • Patent number: 11977336
    Abstract: A method for improving a process model for a patterning process, the method including obtaining a) a measured contour from an image capture device, and b) a simulated contour generated from a simulation of the process model. The method also includes aligning the measured contour with the simulated contour by determining an offset between the measured contour and the simulated contour. The process model is calibrated to reduce a difference, computed based on the determined offset, between the simulated contour and the measured contour.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: ASML NETHERLANDS B.V.
    Inventors: Jen-Shiang Wang, Qian Zhao, Yunbo Guo, Yen-Wen Lu, Mu Feng, Qiang Zhang
  • Publication number: 20240146951
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides methods for convolutional-neural-network (CNN) based filter for video coding. An exemplary method includes: applying motion estimation to a target coding block, to determine a reference block of the target coding block; inputting, to a convolutional neural network (CNN) filter, image data associated with the target coding block and the reference block; and executing the CNN filter to determine a residual associated with the target coding block based on the input image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2024
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Inventors: Zhao WANG, Yan YE
  • Publication number: 20240144904
    Abstract: Described herein are window retrofits including a monolithic silica aerogel slab having (i) an average haze value of <5% as calculated in accordance with ASTM standard D1003-13 and (ii) a U-factor of <0.5 BTU/sf/hr/° F., and a transparent polymer envelope sealed at an internal pressure of ?1 atmosphere, wherein the monolithic silica aerogel slab is encapsulated in the transparent polymer envelope. The monolithic aerogel slab can have a transmittance>94% at 8 mm thickness. The window retrofit can be bonded to a glass sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Inventors: Evelyn N. Wang, Gang Chen, Xuanhe Zhao, Elise M. Strobach, Bikramjit S. Bhatia, Lin Zhao, Sungwoo Yang, Lee A. Weinstein, Thomas A. Cooper, Shaoting Lin
  • Publication number: 20240146963
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses are provided for processing video data. An exemplary method includes: decompressing a compressed frame to generate a key frame representing a face; generating, for the key frame, a first set of parameters associated with a 3-dimensional (3D) face representation of the face; reconstructing, for each of one or more inter frames, a second set of parameters associated with a 3D face representation of the face according to compressed inter-predicted residuals of the second set of parameters; and generating a video comprising the face based on the key frame, the first set of parameters, and the second set of parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Inventors: Bolin CHEN, Zhao WANG, Yan YE, Shiqi WANG
  • Publication number: 20240142842
    Abstract: Electrochromic devices with reflective structure and related manufacturing methods are provided. One of the electrochromic devices includes a bottom electrode layer, an electrochromic layer on the bottom electrode layer, an electrolyte layer on the electrochromic layer, a charge storage layer on the electrolyte layer, and a top electrode on the charge storage layer. The transmittance of the electrochromic device changes in response to a voltage applied between the bottom electrode layer and the top electrode layer. One of the bottom and the top electrode layers is a reflective conductive layer, while the other being a transparent conductive layer. This electrochromic device has a simplified structure due to the removal of a separated reflective film, which also results in simplified manufacturing process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2024
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Inventors: Jian WANG, Zhao CHEN, Yan ZHOU