Patents by Inventor Zijian Zheng

Zijian Zheng 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: 20190207218
    Abstract: An electrode for a battery, comprising an active material and a metallic fabric is disclosed. The metallic fabric comprises fibers being at least partially covered by a coating of nickel or copper, which comprises a layer and a plurality of protrusions protruding from the layer. The active material is attached on the protrusions. The metallic fabric provides a high electrical conductivity and a high mechanical stability, and demonstrates outstanding performance for the use as a current collector of battery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Zijian ZHENG, Dongrui WANG
  • Patent number: 10328717
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a marking method and device, and a repair system for a display panel in the field of display panel detection. The marking device includes: magnifying component and a marking component. The magnifying component is configured to magnify a target position point on a target object, and the marking component is configured to mark the target position point on the target object in accordance with the magnified target position point. The present disclosure may solve the problem that the operation process of marking the defective position point is complicated and simplify the operation process of marking the defective position point. The present disclosure may mark the defects of the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., CHENGDU BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zijian Zheng, Zemin Wu, Junyang Xiao, Zhihui Yang, Xicong Li, Song Li, Bo Wang, Wei Guo
  • Publication number: 20190190004
    Abstract: Provided herein are a lithium electrode and a sulfur electrode for batteries. The lithium electrode comprises lithium metal and a metal-coated fabric. The fibers of the metal-coated fabric are covered by a metal layer, on which the lithium metal is attached. The sulfur electrode comprises a sulfur composite and a nickel-coated fabric. The fibers of the nickel-coated fabric are covered by a nickel layer, on which the sulfur composite is attached. The lithium electrode can inhibit dendrite formation and the sulfur electrode can speed up the redox kinetics of soluble polysulfides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventors: Zijian ZHENG, Jian CHANG
  • Patent number: 10222694
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to methods of printing indicia on a substrate using a tip array comprised of elastomeric, compressible polymers. The tip array can be prepared using conventional photolithographic methods and can be tailored to have any desired number and/or arrangement of tips. Numerous copies (e.g., greater than 15,000, or greater than 11 million) of a pattern can be made in a parallel fashion in as little as 40 minutes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Chad A. Mirkin, Fengwei Huo, Zijian Zheng, Gengfeng Zheng
  • Publication number: 20180297375
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a marking method and device, and a repair system for a display panel in the field of display panel detection. The marking device includes: magnifying component and a marking component. The magnifying component is configured to magnify a target position point on a target object, and the marking component is configured to mark the target position point on the target object in accordance with the magnified target position point. The present disclosure may solve the problem that the operation process of marking the defective position point is complicated and simplify the operation process of marking the defective position point. The present disclosure may mark the defects of the display panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Inventors: Zijian Zheng, Zemin Wu, Junyang Xiao, Zhihui Yang, Xicong Li, Song Li, Bo Wang, Wei Guo
  • Publication number: 20180080171
    Abstract: A method of producing an electrically conductive textile element that includes the steps of modifying a surface of a textile element with a negatively-charged polyelectrolyte; and coating the modified surface of the textile element with metal particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2016
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: Zijian ZHENG, Casey YAN, Lee Cheung LAU
  • Publication number: 20170009396
    Abstract: The present application provides a type of fabric with a surface cooling function and a preparation method therefor. The preparation method comprises the following steps: S1. using a surface cooling material to generate a polymer-modified surface cooling material by in-situ polymerization; S2. dispersing the polymer-modified surface cooling material in a finishing solvent to obtain a functionalized fabric finishing solution; and S3. absorbing the functionalized fabric finishing solution into the fabric and then finishing the fabric with the polymer-modified surface cooling material by thermal treatment, so as to obtain the fabric with the surface cooling function. The fabric with the surface cooling function in the present application feels good and is breathable. The solution of the preparation method for the fabric with the surface cooling function in the present application is simple and feasible and applicable to large-scale production.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2014
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Inventors: Zijian Zheng, Yi Li, Haozhong Xin, Allan Chan, Hong Hu, Xuechang Zhou, Zhilu Liu
  • Publication number: 20160379112
    Abstract: A processing unit can acquire datasets from respective data sources, each having a respective unique data domain. The processing unit can determine values of a plurality of features based on the plurality of datasets. The processing unit can modify input-specific parameters or history parameters of a computational model based on the values of the features. In some examples, the processing unit can determine an estimated value of a target feature based at least in part on the modified computational model and values of one or more reference features. In some examples, the computational model can include neural networks for several input sets. An output layer of at least one of the neural networks can be connected to the respective hidden layer(s) of one or more other(s) of the neural networks. In some examples, the neural networks can be operated to provide transformed feature value(s) for respective times.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventors: Xiaodong He, Jianshu Chen, Brendan WL Clement, Li Deng, Jianfeng Gao, Bochen Jin, Prabhdeep Singh, Sandeep P. Solanki, LuMing Wang, Hanjun Xian, Yilei Zhang, Mingyang Zhao, Zijian Zheng
  • Publication number: 20160357101
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to methods of printing indicia on a substrate using a tip array comprised of elastomeric, compressible polymers. The tip array can be prepared using conventional photolithographic methods and can be tailored to have any desired number and/or arrangement of tips. Numerous copies (e.g., greater than 15,000, or greater than 11 million) of a pattern can be made in a parallel fashion in as little as 40 minutes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Inventors: Chad A. Mirkin, Fengwei Huo, Zijian Zheng, Gengfeng Zheng
  • Publication number: 20160350401
    Abstract: The ranking quality of a ranked list may be evaluated. In an example embodiment, a method is implemented by a system to access log data, ascertain which entries of a ranked list are skipped, and determine a ranking quality metric from the skipped entries. More specifically, log data that reflects user interactions with a ranked list having multiple entries is accessed. The user interactions include at least indications of which of the multiple entries are selected entries. It is ascertained which entries of the multiple entries of the ranked list are skipped entries based on the selected entries. The ranking quality metric for the ranked list is determined responsive to the skipped entries.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2016
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Applicant: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Kuansan Wang, Toby H. Walker, Zijian Zheng, Frederic H. Behr, JR., Yu Chen, Robert C. Wang
  • Patent number: 9449078
    Abstract: The ranking quality of a ranked list may be evaluated. In an example embodiment, a method is implemented by a system to access log data, ascertain which entries of a ranked list are skipped, and determine a ranking quality metric from the skipped entries. More specifically, log data that reflects user interactions with a ranked list having multiple entries is accessed. The user interactions include at least indications of which of the multiple entries are selected entries. It is ascertained which entries of the multiple entries of the ranked list are skipped entries based on the selected entries. The ranking quality metric for the ranked list is determined responsive to the skipped entries.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Kuansan Wang, Toby H. Walker, Zijian Zheng, Frederic H. Behr, Jr., Yu Chen, Robert C. Wang
  • Publication number: 20160267194
    Abstract: The concepts relate to task completion and specifically to aiding a user to complete an unfinished task at a subsequent time and/or on another device. One example can identify that a user is working on a task on a computing device associated with the user. In an instance when the user stops using the computing device without completing the task, the example can predict a likelihood that the user will subsequently resume the task on a second computing device associated with the user. In an instance where the likelihood exceeds a threshold, the example can attempt to aid the user in completing the task on the second computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Applicant: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Ryen W. WHITE, Zijian ZHENG, An YAN, Xiao HUANG, Yu WANG
  • Publication number: 20160224632
    Abstract: Architecture that decomposes of one or more monolithic data concepts into atomic concepts and related atomic concept dependencies, and provides streaming data processing that processes individual or separate (atomic) data concepts and defined atomic dependencies. The architecture can comprise data-driven data processing that enables the plug-in of new data concepts with minimal effort. Efficient processing of the data concepts is enabled by streaming only required data concepts and corresponding dependencies and enablement of the seamless configuration of data processing between stream processing systems and batch processing systems as a result of data concept decomposition. Incremental and non-incremental metric processing enables realtime access and monitoring of operational parameters and queries.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2015
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Applicant: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Wei Lu, Michael Kinoti, Shengquan Yan, Peng Yu, Xian Zhang, Guixi Zou, Yin He, Xavier Drudis Rius, Miriam Rosenberg, Zijian Zheng
  • Patent number: 9378456
    Abstract: The concepts relate to task completion and specifically to aiding a user to complete an unfinished task at a subsequent time and/or on another device. One example can identify that a user is working on a task on a computing device associated with the user. In an instance when the user stops using the computing device without completing the task, the example can predict a likelihood that the user will subsequently resume the task on a second computing device associated with the user. In an instance where the likelihood exceeds a threshold, the example can attempt to aid the user in completing the task on the second computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Ryen W. White, Zijian Zheng, An Yan, Xiao Huang, Yu Wang
  • Patent number: 9372397
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to methods of printing indicia on a substrate using a tip array comprised of elastomeric, compressible polymers. The tip array can be prepared using conventional photolithographic methods and can be tailored to have any desired number and/or arrangement of tips. Numerous copies (e.g., greater than 15,000, or greater than 11 million) of a pattern can be made in a parallel fashion in as little as 40 minutes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Assignee: NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Chad A. Mirkin, Fengwei Huo, Zijian Zheng, Gengfeng Zheng
  • Patent number: 9079338
    Abstract: A method of preparing a tip for lithography, includes forming a mold having at least one recess; disposing a first polymer in the recess to form an apex of the tip,; curing the first polymer in the recess; and disposing a second polymer in the recess to form a base of the tip. The Young's Modulus of the second polymer is lower than the Young's Modulus of the first polymer. The tip structure for lithography includes a substrate, and a layered structure including a tip having an apex of a first polymer and a base of a second polymer. The first polymer is less resiliently deformable than the second polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Zijian Zheng, Youde Shen, Xuechang Zhou, Xie Zhuang
  • Patent number: 8961853
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods of lithography using a tip array having a plurality of pens attached to a backing layer, where the tips can comprise a metal, metalloid, and/or semi-conducting material, and the backing layer can comprise an elastomeric polymer. The tip array can be used to perform a lithography process in which the tips are coated with an ink (e.g., a patterning composition) that is deposited onto a substrate upon contact of the tip with the substrate surface. The tips can be easily leveled onto a substrate and the leveling can be monitored optically by a change in light reflection of the backing layer and/or near the vicinity of the tips upon contact of the tip to the substrate surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Northwestern University
    Inventors: Chad A. Mirkin, Wooyoung Shim, Adam B. Braunschweig, Xing Liao, Jinan Chai, Jong Kuk Lim, Gengfeng Zheng, Zijian Zheng
  • Patent number: 8806451
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for using monads to facilitate complex computation tasks in a cloud computing environment. In particular, monads can be employed to facilitate creation and execution of data mining jobs for large data sets. Monads can allow for improved error handling for complex computation tasks. Monads can also facilitate identification of opportunities for improving the efficiency of complex computations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Zijian Zheng, Shengquan Yan, Peng Yu
  • Publication number: 20140172813
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and computer media for efficiently processing user log data are provided. The log data is progressively processed in variable sized windows based on a specified time period. The log data may be anonymized to protect user privacy. A log server processes the windowed log data in phases. The first phase includes fast data like page view log data. Subsequent phases include slow data like session data which may build on the page view data processed in the first phase. The log server identifies metrics based on the log data processed at each phase. Based on the identified metrics, the log server may identify interests across a community of users or for specific users.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2012
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shengquan Yan, Bai Xiao, Yunqiao Zhang, Peng Yu, Yin He, Kevin Philip White, Brian Jude Frasca, Zijian Zheng, Ravi Chandru Shahani
  • Publication number: 20140143196
    Abstract: The concepts relate to task completion and specifically to aiding a user to complete an unfinished task at a subsequent time and/or on another device. One example can identify that a user is working on a task on a computing device associated with the user. In an instance when the user stops using the computing device without completing the task, the example can predict a likelihood that the user will subsequently resume the task on a second computing device associated with the user. In an instance where the likelihood exceeds a threshold, the example can attempt to aid the user in completing the task on the second computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2013
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Inventors: Ryen W. White, Zijian Zheng, An Yan, Xiao Huang, Yu Wang