US Pat. No. 9,398,733

ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING COMPOSITE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An electromagnetic shielding composite, comprising:
a polymer; and
a carbon nanotube film structure disposed in the polymer;
wherein the carbon nanotube film structure comprises a plurality of carbon nanotube films overlapped with each other to form
a microporous structure defining a plurality of micropores, a diameter of the plurality of micropores is in a range from 0.5
micrometer to 1 micrometer, each of the plurality of carbon nanotube films comprises a plurality of carbon nanotubes substantially
parallel with each other, and the polymer is coated on and covers entire surface of the carbon nanotube film structure, and
the plurality of carbon nanotubes, in two adjacent layers of the plurality of carbon nanotube films, are aligned along different
directions to form an angle, and the angle is 90°.

US Pat. No. 9,106,897

PICTURE ENCODING AND DECODING METHOD, PICTURE ENCODING AND DECODING DEVICE AND NETWORK SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A picture encoding method, comprising:
determining a prediction block used by a picture block according to a division manner of the picture block;
determining a corresponding division level in the picture block or the prediction block of a transform block corresponding
to the picture block or the prediction block;

determining a size of the transform block corresponding to the picture block or the prediction block according to the division
manner of the picture block and the division level;

determining identification information for identifying the division level corresponding to the transform block corresponding
to the picture block or the prediction block; and

writing the identification information into a code stream.

US Pat. No. 9,426,877

STANDING WAVE ELECTRON LINEAR ACCELERATOR WITH CONTINUOUSLY ADJUSTABLE ENERGY

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A standing wave electron linear accelerating apparatus comprising:
an electron gun configured to generate electron beams;
a pulse power source configured to provide a primary pulse power signal;
a power divider coupled downstream from the pulse power source and configured to divide the primary pulse power signal outputted
from the pulse power source into a first pulse power signal and a second pulse power signal;

a first accelerating tube arranged downstream from the electron gun, coupled to the power divider and configured to accelerate
the electron beams with the first pulse power signal;

a second accelerating tube arranged downstream from the first accelerating tube, and configured to receive the second pulse
power signal from the power divider and accelerate the electron beams with the second pulse power signal;

a phase shifter coupled to an output of the power divider and configured to continuously adjust a phase difference between
the first pulse power signal and the second pulse power signal so as to generate accelerated electron beams with continuously
adjustable energy at an output of the second accelerating tube; and

a target arranged downstream from the second accelerating tube and configured to be hit by the accelerated electron beams
to generate X-rays;

wherein the target is mounted on a rotatable base so that an angle of an incident direction of the accelerated electron beams
with respect to a surface of the target varies with the energy of the electron beams;

wherein the target is mounted in a vacuum box that is fixed on the rotatable base, wherein the side of the vacuum box includes
an X-ray window and the second accelerating tube is coupled to the vacuum box via a corrugated pipe.

US Pat. No. 9,398,677

CATHODE CONTROL MULTI-CATHODE DISTRIBUTED X-RAY APPARATUS AND CT DEVICE HAVING SAID APPARATUS

NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITED, ...

1. A cathode control multi-cathode distributed X-ray apparatus, characterised in that, comprising:
a vacuum box with the perimeter sealed and a high vacuum inside;
a plurality of cathodes independent of each other and arranged as a linear array and mounted at one end inside the vacuum
box, each cathode having a cathode filament, a cathode surface connected to the cathode filament and a filament lead drawn
out from both ends of the cathode filament;

a plurality of focal current limiters arranged as a linear array corresponding one by one to the cathodes and mounted at a
position near the cathodes in the middle part inside the vacuum box, the focal current limiters being connected to one another;

an anode made of metal and mounted at another end inside the vacuum box, being parallel to the focal current limiters in the
length direction and forming an included angle of predetermined degrees with the focal current limiters in the width direction;

a power supply and control system, having a cathode power supply, a focal current limiter power supply connected to the interconnected
focal current limiters, an anode high voltage power supply, and a control apparatus for exercising comprehensive logical control
over the respective power supplies;

a pluggable high voltage connector, for connecting the anode to the anode high voltage power supply, and installed at the
side face of one end of the vacuum box near the anode; and

a plurality of pluggable cathode power supply connectors, for connecting the cathode to the cathode power supply, and installed
at the side face of one end of the vacuum box near the cathode,

wherein the focal current limiters comprise: an electric field isostatic surface made of metal and having a current limiting
aperture in the center thereof; a focus electrode made of metal and in the shape of a cylinder, with its tip pointing right
to a beam stream aperture of the cathode, the size of the current limiting aperture is less than or equal to a central aperture
of the focus electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,349,890

SOLAR CELL AND SOLAR CELL SYSTEM

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A solar cell system, comprising:
a plurality of solar cells arranged in two-dimensional array comprising a plurality of solar cells columns and a plurality
of solar cells rows, wherein solar cells in the same one of the plurality of solar cells columns are stacked, in direct contact
with and electrically connected to each other in series so that each of the plurality of solar cells columns has a curved
surface, and solar cells in the same one of the plurality of solar cells rows are in in direct contact with and electrically
connected to each other in parallel; and the solar cell system has a common curved surface configured to receive incident
light beams;

each of the plurality of solar cells comprising:
an integrated structure comprising a first electrode layer, a P-type silicon layer, an N-type silicon layer, and a second
electrode layer arranged in the above sequence;

a P-N junction at an interface between the P-type silicon layer and the N-type silicon layer; and
a reflector on another side of the integrated structure;
wherein adjacent P-type silicon layers in the same one of the plurality of solar cells rows are in direct and parallel contact
with each other; and adjacent N-type silicon layers in the same one of the plurality of solar cells rows are in direct and
parallel contact with each other.

US Pat. No. 9,264,819

THERMOACOUSTIC DEVICE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A thermoacoustic device comprising:
a printed circuit board;
a thermoacoustic chip installed on the printed circuit board; and
an integrated circuit chip installed on the printed circuit board, wherein the thermoacoustic chip comprises a sound wave
generator, and the thermoacoustic chip and the integrated circuit chip are electrically connected with each other through
the printed circuit board;

wherein the thermoacoustic chip comprises a shell having a hole and a speaker located in the shell, and the speaker comprises:
a substrate having a surface, and the sound wave generator is located on the surface of the substrate and opposite to the
hole of the shell;

a first electrode;
a second electrode, wherein the first electrode and the second electrode are spaced from each other and electrically connected
to the sound wave generator; and

an insulating layer located on the surface of the substrate and sandwiched between the substrate and the sound wave generator
so that the first electrode, the second electrode, and the sound wave generator are insulated from the substrate by the insulating
layer.

US Pat. No. 9,461,326

METHOD FOR MAKING ANION ELECTROLYTE MEMBRANE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making an anion electrolyte membrane, comprising:
uniformly dispersing inorganic nano-powder in an organic solvent to form a mixture;
dissolving a fluorinated poly(aryl ether) ionomer in the mixture to form a first solution having the inorganic nano-powder
dispersed therein and the fluorinated poly(aryl ether) ionomer dissolved therein;

wherein the fluorinated poly(aryl ether) ionomer has a chemical structure represented by a formula of

wherein Ar is a chemical group of

wherein R is independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, functional groups (I), (II), (III), (IV), and (V):

wherein X is at least one of F?, Cl?, Br?, I?, and OH?;

further dissolving an active component within the first solution to form a second solution having the inorganic nano-powder
dispersed therein and the fluorinated poly(aryl ether) ionomer and the active component dissolved therein;

adding a crosslinking catalyst to the second solution to form a membrane casting solution at a temperature of about 0° C.
to about 30° C.;

coating the membrane casting solution on a substrate to form a membrane, and heating the membrane in a first temperature range
of about 60° C. to about 80° C. for about 10 hours to about 24 hours, following by heating the membrane in a second temperature
range of about 100° C. to about 200° C. for about 6 hours to about 24 hours; and

peeling the membrane from the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,552,521

HUMAN BODY SECURITY INSPECTION METHOD AND SYSTEM

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A human body security inspection method, comprising the steps of:
retrieving in real-time scanning row or column image data of a personal to be inspected;
transmitting in real-time the image data to an algorithm processing module and processing these image data by the algorithm
processing module;

automatically recognizing a suspicious matter by a suspicious matter automatic target recognition technique, after retrieving
image data of an entire scanning image of the personal to be inspected, wherein any one of the following three inspection
modes is selected based on the selection of a remote operator, so as to perform a further processing on basis of the recognition
result of the suspicious matter,

(1) determining whether to give an alarm that the suspicious matter is present or not, without displaying any image, directly
from an automatic recognition result of the suspicious matter;

(2) using a split-display technique to display a privacy protection image of the personal to be inspected and an outline image
of the personal to be inspected on an equipment end display and a remote operation end display of the human body security
inspection system respectively, and determining whether to give an alarm from the automatic recognition result of the suspicious
matter and showing the suspicious matter in a form of a suspected mark in the privacy protection image and the outline image
respectively;

(3) using the split-display technique to display the privacy protection image and the outline image on the equipment end display
and the remote operation end display of the human body security inspection system respectively, and showing the suspicious
matter on the privacy protection image and the outline image in a form of a suspected mark,

performing a modifying operation of the suspected mark on the outline image by the remote operator and confirming to submit
this modifying operation,

determining whether to give an alarm from the results by the operation of the operator, and displaying the modified suspected
mark on the privacy protection image.

US Pat. No. 9,420,676

INSTALLATION CASE FOR RADIATION DEVICE, OIL-COOLING CIRCULATION SYSTEM AND X-RAY GENERATOR

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. An installation case for a radiation device comprising:
a case body; and
a collimator fixedly connected with the case body, the collimator being provided with a beam exit aperture and the case body
being provided with a beam exit openings;

at least a layer of shielding device provided within the case body, the at least a layer of shielding device is made of a
material that can shield a radioactive ray, and between the at least a layer of shielding device and the case body, there
is a space in which liquid can flow and parts can be installed;

wherein the collimator and the at least a layer of shielding device are integrally formed, or the collimator and the at least
a layer of shielding device are two separate parts and are fixedly connected with each other; wherein the at least a layer
of shielding device is provided with a ray exit aperture, and wherein the ray exit aperture, the beam exit aperture, and the
beam exit opening are coaxial; and

wherein the at least a layer of shielding device is in a cylindrical or prismatic shape and comprises a cylindrical body including
two end openings, a first end cover and a second end cover, wherein the first end cover and the second end cover are fixedly
connected with the two end openings of the cylindrical body, respectively, and at least one of the first end cover, the second
end cover, and the cylindrical body is provided with a fluid channel and/or a circuit channel.

US Pat. No. 9,265,653

THERMAL THERAPY DEVICE INCORPORATING CARBON NANOTUBES

Tsinghua University, Bei...

16. A thermal therapy device comprising a substrate and at least one heating unit arranged on the substrate, wherein the at
least one heating unit comprises a heating element, a first electrode, and a second electrode, the heating element comprises
a carbon nanotube film structure and a polymer matrix, the carbon nanotube film structure is substantially parallel to and
offset from a central plane of the polymer matrix, and the first electrode and the second electrode are electrically connected
to the carbon nanotube film structure, and control the amount of heat and deformation produced by the carbon nanotube film
structure; wherein thermal expansion coefficients of the polymer matrix and the carbon nanotube film structure are different
so that the heating element is configured to bend in a direction away from the substrate when current flows through the carbon
nanotube film structure.

US Pat. No. 9,133,029

METHOD FOR MAKING LITHIUM IRON PHOSPHATE CATHODE MATERIAL

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making lithium iron phosphate, comprising:
reacting an alkali with a ferric salt in water to form a red colored ferric hydroxide precipitate in the water;
mixing the red colored ferric hydroxide precipitate with deionized water, organic solvent, and emulsifier to form a water-in-oil
emulsion;

adding phosphoric acid solution and iron metal powder to the water-in-oil emulsion to form ferrous hydrogen phosphate;
introducing a lithium source to the water-in-oil emulsion and reacting the lithium source with the ferrous hydrogen phosphate
to form a precursor in the water-in-oil emulsion; and

heating the precursor in a protective gas at a heating temperature in a range from about 600° C. to about 800° C. to form
lithium iron phosphate.

US Pat. No. 9,462,547

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DATA USING TAIL TIME IN CELLULAR NETWORK

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. A method for transmitting data using a tail time in a cellular network, comprising steps of:
S1: receiving a data transmission request from a mobile terminal, and inserting the data transmission request into a real-time
request queue or a delay-tolerant request queue according to a type of the data transmission request;

S2: determining a tail time according to a state of a RRC (Radio Resource Control) state machine and a throughput of the mobile
terminal; and

S3: obtaining the data transmission request to be transmitted from the real-time request queue or the delay-tolerant request
queue, and transmitting the real-time data transmission request directly as there are real-time data transmission requests
in the real-time request queue, and transmitting the delay-tolerant data transmission request using the tail time when the
tail time is available for transmitting data or transmitting the delay-tolerant data transmission request directly when a
deadline of the delay-tolerant data transmission request is approached, wherein the data transmission request comprises a
real-time request and a delay-tolerant request, the delay-tolerant request comprises a delay-tolerant request of a delay-tolerant
application and a prefetching request of a prefetchable application; and the type and delay-tolerant time of the data transmission
request are added in a data transmission request submission interface of the mobile terminal so as to classify the data transmission
requests,

wherein the method further comprises: sending two data packets intermittently to obtain parameters including a throughput
threshold for triggering state demotion from the dedicated channel state to the forward access channel state, a threshold
of an uplink buffer, a threshold of a downlink buffer, a buffer consumption time of the uplink buffer and a buffer consumption
time of the downlink buffer,

wherein step S2 comprises:

S21: obtaining a current state of the RRC state machine according to a current power of the mobile terminal;

S22: judging whether the current state of the RRC state machine is the dedicated channel state, and if yes, executing S23, and if no, executing S28;

S23: judging whether a current throughput of the mobile terminal is less than the throughput threshold for triggering state demotion
from the dedicated channel state to the forward access channel state, and if yes, executing S24, and if no, executing S26;

S24: judging whether the timer ? is started, and if yes, executing S214, and if no, executing S25;

S25: starting the timer ? and then executing S214;

S26: judging whether the timer ? is started, and if yes, executing S27, and if no, executing S214;

S27: stopping the timer ? and then executing S214;

S28: judging whether the current state of the RRC state machine is the forward access channel state, and if yes, executing S29, and if no, executing S214;

S29: judging whether the current throughput of the mobile terminal is zero, and if yes, executing S210, and if no, executing S212;

S210: judging whether the timer ? is started, and if yes, executing S214, and if no, executing S211;

S211: starting the timer ?, and then executing S214;

S212: judging whether the timer ? is started, and if yes, executing S213, and if no, executing S214;

S213: stopping the timer ? and then executing S214;

S214: delaying for a first preset time and then returning to S21, in which a period after starting and before timeout of the timer ? and a period after starting and before timeout of the
timer ? is the tail time.

US Pat. No. 9,268,123

OFF-AXIAL THREE-MIRROR OPTICAL SYSTEM WITH FREEFORM SURFACES

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An off-axial three-mirror optical system with freeform surfaces comprising:
a primary mirror located on an incident light path, and configured to reflect an incident light to form a first reflected
light; and a first three-dimensional rectangular coordinates system (X,Y,Z) is defined by a primary mirror vertex as a first
origin;

a secondary mirror located on a first reflected light path, and configured to reflect the first reflected light to form a
second reflected light; a secondary mirror reflecting surface is a stop surface; and a second three-dimensional rectangular
coordinates system is defined by a secondary mirror vertex as a second origin; and the second three-dimensional rectangular
coordinates system is obtained by moving the first three-dimensional rectangular coordinates system (X,Y,Z) along a Z-axis
negative direction;

a tertiary mirror located on a second reflected light path, and configured to reflect the second reflected light to form a
third reflected light; a third three-dimensional rectangular coordinates system is defined by a tertiary mirror vertex as
a third origin; and the third three-dimensional rectangular coordinates system is obtained by moving the second three-dimensional
rectangular coordinates system along a-Z-axis positive direction; and

a detector is located on a third reflected light path and configured to receive the third reflected light;
wherein a primary mirror surface is an xy polynomial surface up to the fifth order in the first three-dimensional rectangular
coordinates system (X,Y,Z); a secondary mirror surface is an xy polynomial surface up to the fifth order in the second three-dimensional
rectangular coordinates system; and a tertiary mirror surface is an xy polynomial surface up to the fifth order in the third
three-dimensional rectangular coordinates system.

US Pat. No. 9,246,326

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ONLINE FERRORESONANCE DETECTION

ALSTOM TECHNOLOGY LTD., ...

1. A method for detection of online ferroresonance and determination of a mode of the ferroresonance in a high voltage electrical
distribution network, which comprises:
overflux detection, which acts as a start element, overflux being set if the flux is greater than a threshold for a specified
time duration,

mode verification, which is to recognize the modes of the ferroresonance, wherein many frequency components are calculated
when an overflux is detected, then many latest values of the frequency components are stored, a stable state or an unstable
state being determined first by comparing the sum of the standard deviation of each frequency component and the sum of the
expectations of each frequency component, wherein, if the state is unstable and lasts for a specified time duration, the chaotic
mode is verified, and wherein if the state is stable, a fuzzy logic is applied to discriminate the ferroresonance modes.

US Pat. No. 9,246,165

CATHODE COMPOSITE MATERIAL AND LITHIUM ION BATTERY USING THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A cathode composite material comprising a cathode active material and a coating layer coated on a surface of the cathode
active material, the cathode active material comprises a spinel type lithium nickel manganese oxide, the coating layer comprises
a lithium metal oxide having a crystal structure that belongs to C2/c space group of the monoclinic crystal system, wherein
a general formula of the lithium metal oxide is [Li1-2aMa?a][Li1/3-2b-cMbN3cA2/3-2c?b]O2, wherein A represents a metal element having a +4 valence, M and N respectively represent doping chemical elements, “?” represents
an atom vacancy occupying a Li site of [Li][Li1/3A2/3]O2, 0<2a<1, 0<2b+c

US Pat. No. 9,076,936

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A light emitting diode comprising:
a substrate having an epitaxial growth surface;
a first semiconductor layer on the epitaxial growth surface;
an active layer on the first semiconductor layer;
a second semiconductor layer on the active layer;
a cermet layer on the second semiconductor layer, wherein a refractive index of the cermet layer is a complex number comprising
a real part and an imaginary part, and the imaginary part is greater than or smaller than 0, and a dielectric constant of
the cermet layer is a complex number comprising a real part and an imaginary part, and the real part of the dielectric constant
is a negative number;

a first electrode electrically connected to the first semiconductor layer; and
a second electrode electrically connected to the second semiconductor layer.

US Pat. No. 9,312,489

METHOD FOR MAKING ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE ARRAY

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method of making organic light emitting diode array, the method comprising:
providing a base defining a plurality of convexities, wherein the base comprises a substrate; a plurality of thin-film transistors,
located on a surface of the substrate and arranged to form an array; and a first insulative layer, located on a surface of
the plurality of thin-film transistors and defining the plurality of convexities;

forming a plurality of first electrodes on the plurality of convexities, wherein the forming the plurality of first electrodes
on the plurality of convexities comprises:

exposing part of each of the plurality of thin-film transistors by etching the base from the first insulative layer;
depositing a continuous conductive layer to cover the plurality of convexities and electrically connect to the plurality of
thin-film transistors;

patterning the continuous conductive layer to obtain the plurality of first electrodes spaced from each other, wherein each
of the plurality of first electrodes is located at least on top surface and side surface of one of the plurality of convexities
to form a protrudent surface; and the plurality of first electrodes corresponds to and electrically connected to the plurality
of thin-film transistors in a one-to-one manner; and

applying a patterned third insulative layer to cover first parts of the plurality of first electrodes between the plurality
of convexities and expose second parts of the plurality of first electrodes on top surfaces of the plurality of convexities
so that the second parts of the plurality of first electrodes extend out of the patterned third insulative layer;

applying a plurality of organic light emitting layers on the plurality of first electrodes comprising transfer printing at
least a plurality of electroluminescent layers on the plurality of first electrodes, wherein the transfer printing at least
the plurality of electroluminescent layers on the plurality of first electrodes comprises:

applying an organic electroluminescent film on a surface of a template, wherein a wetting layer is applied on the surface
of the template before applying the organic electroluminescent film;

contacting the plurality of first electrodes with the organic electroluminescent film; and
separating the plurality of first electrodes from the template;
making a patterned second insulative layer to cover the plurality of first electrodes and expose the plurality of organic
light emitting layers; and

electrically connecting at least one second electrode to the plurality of organic light emitting layers.

US Pat. No. 9,585,235

CATHODE CONTROL MULTI-CATHODE DISTRIBUTED X-RAY APPARATUS AND CT DEVICE HAVING SAID APPARATUS

NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITED, ...

1. A cathode control multi-cathode distributed X-ray apparatus, characterised in that, comprising:
a vacuum box with the perimeter sealed and a high vacuum inside;
a plurality of cathodes independent of each other and mounted at one end inside the vacuum box;
an anode mounted at another end inside the vacuum box;
a plurality of focal current limiters arranged as a linear array corresponding one by one to the cathodes and mounted at a
position near the cathodes in the middle part inside the vacuum box, the focal current limiters being connected to one another
to form an electric field isostatic surface opposite to the anode and having a plurality of through structures; and

a power supply system for supplying power for the plurality of cathodes, plurality of focal current limiters and the anode.

US Pat. No. 9,324,125

METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR RENDERING CT IMAGE DATA

Tsinghua University, Hai...

1. A method for rendering of CT image data, comprising steps of:
acquiring 2-Dimensional (2D) image data of a background and 2D image data of a target;
rendering the 2D image data of the target into a 3-Dimensional (3D) image of the target to obtain a first hit position of
a ray;

rendering the 2D image data of the background into a 3D image of the background;
adjusting the 3D image of the background based on the first hit position; and
synthetically rendering the 3D image of the background and the 3D image of the target.

US Pat. No. 9,257,258

METHOD OF MAKING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPE MICRO-GRID

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method of making a transmission electron microscope micro-grid, the method comprising:
providing a carbon nanotube layer comprising a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, wherein a
plurality of apertures are defined in the carbon nanotube layer;

electroplating a first metal layer on the first surface and electroplating a second metal layer on the second surface; and
forming a plurality of first through holes in the first metal layer by etching the first metal layer and forming a plurality
of second through holes in the second metal layer by etching the second metal layer, wherein the carbon nanotube layer is
exposed through the plurality of first through holes and the plurality of second through holes.

US Pat. No. 9,513,235

X-RAY DUAL-ENERGY CT RECONSTRUCTION METHOD

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. An X-ray dual-energy CT reconstruction method, comprising:
(a) collecting high-energy data pH and low-energy data pL of a dual-energy CT imaging system using a detector of the dual-energy CT imaging system;

(b) obtaining projection images R1 and R2 of scaled images r1 and r2 according to the obtained high-energy data pH and low-energy data pL;

(c) reconstructing the scaled image r2 using a first piece-wise smooth constraint condition and obtaining a decomposition coefficient a2; and

(d) reconstructing the scaled image r1 using a second piece-wise smooth constraint condition and obtaining a decomposition coefficient a1.

US Pat. No. 9,377,286

DEVICE FOR GLOBALLY MEASURING THICKNESS OF METAL FILM

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. A device for globally measuring a thickness of a metal film, comprising:
a base;
a rotating unit comprising a fixed member fixed on the base and a rotating member having a rotating joint;
a working table fixed on the rotating member and having a vacuum passage which is formed therein and connected with the rotating
joint;

a linear driving unit including a guide rail fixed on the base and a sliding block slidable along the guide rail;
a cantilever beam defining a first end hinged to the sliding block and a second end;
an electromagnet fixed on the sliding block;
an iron block fixed on a lower surface of the first end of the cantilever beam and opposed to the electromagnet;
a measuring head connected to the second end of the cantilever beam, facing a surface of the working table, and having an
eddy current probe disposed therein, a vertical vent hole, and a vertical throttling hole, the vertical vent hole and the
vertical throttling hole are communicated coaxially such that they penetrate the measuring head.

US Pat. No. 9,322,933

MULTIPLE TECHNOLOGIES COMPOSITE SCINTILLATION DETECTOR DEVICE

NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITED, ...

1. A scintillation detector device, comprising:
a scintillation crystal detector;
a X-ray sensitizing screen, which is disposed forward the scintillation crystal detector and where a backscattered X-ray from
an object to be detected is processed and then at least part of the processed X-ray is incident to the scintillation crystal
detector; and

a photoelectric multiplier, which is disposed backward the scintillation crystal detector and is configured to collect a light
signal from the scintillation crystal detector and convert it to an electrical signal.

US Pat. No. 9,412,019

METHODS FOR EXTRACTING SHAPE FEATURE, INSPECTION METHODS AND APPARATUSES

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. A method to extract a shape feature of an object in a computed tomography (CT) system, the method comprising:
acquiring slice data of an article under inspection with the CT system;
generating, from the slice data, 3-dimensional (3D) volume data of an object in the article;
calculating, based on the 3D volume data, a first depth projection image of the object in a direction perpendicular to a horizontal
plane, and second, third and fourth depth projection images in three other directions, wherein a projection direction of the
fourth depth projection image is orthogonal to the projection directions of the second and third depth projection images;

calculating a metric of probability that the first depth projection image might contain the horizontal plane;
calculating a metric of symmetry for each of the first, second, third, and fourth depth projection images; and
generating a shape feature parameter for the object at least based on the metric of probability and the respective metrics
of symmetry of the first to fourth depth projection images.

US Pat. No. 9,194,796

CONCEALED DANGEROUS ARTICLES DETECTION METHOD AND DEVICE

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. A method for detecting hidden hazardous substance, comprising the following steps:
producing wavelength tunable continuous wave terahertz radiation for irradiating a detected object and interacting with the
object by a terahertz emitting device;

receiving terahertz radiation reflected back from the detected object by a terahertz detector;
collimating a wave beam produced by the terahertz emitting device and focusing the wave beam to the detected object, meanwhile,
collecting a terahertz wave beam reflected back from the detected object to the terahertz detector by a terahertz optical
assembly;

adjusting a spatial position of the terahertz wave beam incident to the detected object by a wave beam scanning control system;
and

controlling coordination of the terahertz emitting device, the terahertz detector and the wave beam scanning control system
in an apparatus, building a terahertz reflection image of the detected object, judging whether there is a suspicious area
containing hazardous substance in the terahertz reflection image based on shape characteristics and gray-scale value characteristics
obtained by the terahertz reflection image, searching and locating the suspicious area, performing analysis and processing
for multi-wavelength reflection spectrum data of measurement points of interest in the suspicious area, and presenting a hazardous
substance identifying result by a data acquisition and processing system.

US Pat. No. 9,309,494

METHOD FOR MAKING NERVE GRAFT

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making a nerve graft, the method comprising:
providing a lyophobic substrate, wherein the lyophobic substrate is a silica gel substrate or a substrate coated with silica
gel;

making a carbon nanotube film structure comprising at least one drawn carbon nanotube film which is free-standing and comprises
a plurality of carbon nanotube segments successively oriented along a fixed direction, and joined end-to-end by van der Waals
attractive force therebetween along the fixed direction, wherein each carbon nanotube segment comprises a plurality of carbon
nanotubes parallel to each other and combined by van der Waals attractive force therebetween, a majority of the carbon nanotubes
are oriented along the fixed direction that is substantially parallel to a surface of the carbon nanotube film structure,
and wherein the carbon nanotube film structure has a thickness of about 0.3 micrometers;

attaching the carbon nanotube film structure directly on a surface of the lyophobic substrate;
making a culture layer comprising the carbon nanotube film structure and a protein layer in direct contact with the carbon
nanotube film structure, wherein the protein layer comprises a protein attached on the carbon nanotube film structure, a thickness
of the protein layer is from about 0.3 micrometers to about 2 micrometers;

seeding a plurality of nerve cells on a surface of the protein layer away from the carbon nanotube film structure; and
forming a nerve network by culturing the plurality of nerve cells until a plurality of neurites branch from the plurality
of nerve cells and are connected between the plurality of nerve cells.

US Pat. No. 9,453,935

GANTRY CONFIGURATION FOR COMBINED MOBILE RADIATION INSPECTION SYSTEM

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. A gantry configuration for a combined mobile radiation inspection system, comprising:
a first arm frame configured to be movable along a first rail;
a second arm frame, opposite to the first arm frame, configured to be movable along a second rail parallel to the first rail;
and

a third arm frame connecting the first and second arm frames, so as to move with the first and second arm frames,
wherein the first, second and third arm frames together define a scanning channel to allow an inspected object to pass therethrough,
wherein the gantry configuration for the combined mobile radiation inspection system further comprising:
a position sensing device configured to detect a position error between the first arm frame and the second arm frame; and
a controller configured to control a moving speed of at least one of the first arm frame and the second arm frame based on
the position error detected by the position sensing device, so that the position error between the first arm frame and the
second arm frame is equal to zero,

wherein a radiation source is mounted on one of the first arm frame and the second arm frame and configured to emit a ray
onto the inspected object passing through the scanning channel,

wherein a radiation detector is mounted on the other one of the first arm frame and the second arm frame and configured to
receive the ray emitted from the radiation source,

wherein the arm frame, on which the radiation detector is provided, contains lead for radiation protection.

US Pat. No. 9,491,842

METHODS FOR CONTROLLING STANDING WAVE ACCELERATOR AND SYSTEMS THEREOF

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

6. A system for accelerating an electron beam, comprising:
an electron gun configured to generate an electron beam;
a microwave power source configured to generate microwave with different frequencies;
an accelerating tube comprising an electron input port and a microwave feed-in port, wherein the electron input port is coupled
to an output port of the electron gun to receive the electron beam, and the microwave feed-in port is coupled to an output
port of the microwave power source to feed the microwave generated by the microwave power source into the accelerating tube;
and

a control apparatus coupled to the microwave power source and the electron gun to control the microwave power source to generate
microwave with different frequencies so that the accelerating tube switches between different resonant modes at a predetermined
frequency to generate electron beams with corresponding energy levels.

US Pat. No. 9,379,406

METHOD FOR MAKING ANION ELECTROLYTE MEMBRANE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making an anion electrolyte membrane, comprising:
dissolving a fluorinated poly(aryl ether) ionomer in a solvent in a protective gas, to form a ionomer solution having a mass
concentration of about 5 wt % to about 20 wt %, wherein the fluorinated poly(aryl ether) ionomer has a chemical structure
represented by a formula of


wherein Ar is a chemical group of

wherein R is independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, functional groups (I), (II), (III), (IV), and (V):

wherein X is at least one of F?, Cl?, Br?, I?, and OH?;

adding a crosslink component to the ionomer solution to dissolve the crosslink component in the ionomer solution, to achieve
a transparent solution, a mass ratio of the crosslink component to the fluorinated poly(aryl ether) ionomer being about 1:100
to about 40:100;

introducing an inorganic component precursor and water to the transparent solution, to form a sol-gel mixture, a mass ratio
of the inorganic component precursor to the fluorinated poly(aryl ether) ionomer being about 3:100 to about 30:100, a mass
ratio of the water to the inorganic component precursor being about 0.1:100 to about 10:100;

mixing a crosslink catalyst with the sol-gel mixture at a temperature of about 0° C. to about 50° C., to form a membrane casting
solution, a mass ratio of the crosslink catalyst to the crosslink component being about 0.5:100 to about 10:100;

coating the membrane casting solution on a substrate to form a membrane, and heating the membrane in a first temperature range
of about 50° C. to about 80° C. for about 3 hours to about 24 hours, following by heating the membrane in a second temperature
range of about 100° C. to about 150° C. for about 8 hours to about 24 hours; and

removing the membrane from the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,448,188

VEHICULAR RADIATION INSPECTION SYSTEM

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. A vehicular radiation inspection system, comprising:
a mobile vehicle body;
a detection arm carried on the mobile vehicle body and defining a scanning channel together with the mobile vehicle body;
a radiation source mounted on the mobile vehicle body and configured to emit a ray onto an inspected object passing through
the scanning channel; and

a detector mounted on the detection arm and configured to receive the ray emitted from the radiation source,
wherein the vehicular radiation inspection system further comprising a following mechanism separate from the detection arm,
wherein the following mechanism contains radiation protection material, and the following mechanism follows the detection
arm to move in a non-contact manner during inspecting the inspected object, so as to prevent radiation leakage,

wherein at least one sensor, for sensing an actual gap distance between the following mechanism and the detection arm, is
provided on the following mechanism,

wherein there is a predetermined gap distance between the following mechanism and the detection arm during inspecting the
inspected object.

US Pat. No. 9,655,220

CT DEVICES AND METHODS THEREOF

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A CT device comprising
a circular electron gun array including a plurality of electron guns, each of the electron guns is configured to emit electron
beams along the radial direction of the circular electron gun array in sequence according to a predetermine pulse sequence;

an acceleration cavity disposed inside of a circle on which the circular electron gun array is positioned, including a plurality
of nested concentric coaxial cavities that operate in ? mode for accelerating electron beams emitted from the respective electron
guns of the circular electron gun array;

a circular transmission target disposed inside of a circle on which the acceleration cavity is positioned and being bombarded
by the accelerated electron beams to generate X-rays; and

a circular detector configured to receive the X-rays after they have passed through an object to be detected.

US Pat. No. 9,275,570

FIELD EMISSION DISPLAY AND DRIVE METHOD FOR THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A drive method for a field emission display, the field emission display comprising a panel and a control unit, the panel
having a plurality of pixel units, each of the plurality of pixel units having at least one fluorescent layer and an emitter,
the control unit electrically connecting to the plurality of pixel units, the drive method comprising steps of:
receiving an objective image;
selecting a part of the plurality of pixel units corresponding to the objective image;
dividing the part of the plurality of pixel units into a plurality of pixel unit groups, wherein each of the plurality of
pixel unit groups comprises at least one pixel unit; and

scanning the plurality of pixel unit groups to make the plurality of pixel unit groups sequentially work such that the panel
displays the objective image, wherein the plurality of pixel unit groups satisfies an equation T<=t1+t2 when operational, wherein T is a total working time period of the plurality of pixel unit groups, t1 is an afterglow period of the at least one fluorescent layer, and t2 is a time period of persistence of vision and in a range from about 0.1 seconds to about 0.4 seconds.

US Pat. No. 9,495,772

CT IMAGING SYSTEMS AND METHODS THEREOF

NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITED, ...

1. CT imaging system comprising
a X-ray source;
a first detection and collection unit which is disposed to be opposite to the X-ray source and configured to perform a first
CT scanning on an object to be detected to obtain scanning data;

a reconstruction unit configured to reconstruct an image of a first resolution based on the scanning data;
a second detection and collection unit which includes at least a photon counter detector and is configured to perform a second
CT scanning on an area of interest in the image of the first resolution, the second CT scanning including scanning on the
area of interest under a plurality of energy windows by the photon counter detector to obtain truncated energy spectrum data;

wherein the reconstruction unit is further configured to supplement the truncated energy spectrum data by using the image
of the first resolution as a priori image, and to reconstruct an image of a second resolution from the supplemented energy
spectrum data, the second resolution being higher than the first resolution.

US Pat. No. 9,263,254

METHOD FOR MAKING EPITAXIAL STRUCTURE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making an epitaxial structure, the method comprising:
providing a free standing carbon nanotube film, wherein the carbon nanotube film comprises a plurality of carbon nanotubes
orderly arranged and combined with each other via van der Waals force to form a plurality of apertures;

inducing defects on surfaces of the plurality of carbon nanotubes to form a treated carbon nanotube film;
growing a nano-material layer on the surfaces of the plurality of carbon nanotubes by atomic layer deposition to form a nanotube
film preform;

obtaining a free-standing nanotube film by removing the carbon nanotube film by annealing the nanotube film preform, wherein
nanotube film comprises a plurality of nanotubes orderly arranged and combined with each other;

placing the nanotube film on an epitaxial growth surface of a substrate; and
epitaxially growing an epitaxial layer on the epitaxial growth surface of the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,478,864

WAVEGUIDE HORN ARRAYS, METHODS FOR FORMING THE SAME AND ANTENNA SYSTEMS

Tsinghua University, Hai...

1. An antenna system comprising:
an antenna array comprising:
a dielectric substrate of a rectangle shape;
a plurality of radiation patches arranged at intervals in the length direction of the dielectric substrate and formed on the
top surface of the dielectric substrate; and

a plurality of coupling patches arranged in correspondence to the plurality of radiation patches, each of which formed on
the top surface of the dielectric substrate and extending from a side of the dielectric substrate to a position from a corresponding
radiation patch by a distance, and

a waveguide horn array comprising:
a rectangular metal plate which is processed to have a cross section comprised of a plurality of rectangular holes arranged
in the length direction of the rectangular metal plate, the lower part of each hole being formed as a rectangular waveguide,
and the upper part of each hole being formed as a horn, and

a groove extending in the direction along which the plurality of holes are arranged and having a predetermined depth, which
is formed at two sides of the holes on the top surface of the rectangular metal plate,

wherein the respective rectangular waveguides of the waveguide horn array have a same size with the radiation patches, and
each of the rectangular waveguides is coupled to the corresponding radiation patch.

US Pat. No. 9,362,450

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A light emitting diode comprising:
a substrate having an epitaxial growth surface;
a first semiconductor layer, an active layer, and a second semiconductor layer stacked on the epitaxial growth surface;
a first electrode electrically connected with the second semiconductor layer;
a second electrode electrically connected with the first semiconductor layer; and
a nanotube film located between the substrate and the first semiconductor layer, wherein the nanotube film comprises a plurality
of nanotubes orderly arranged and combined with each other by ionic bonds, and a material of the plurality of nanotubes is
selected from the group consisting of metal oxide, metal nitride, metal carbide, silicon oxide, silicon nitride, and silicon
carbide.

US Pat. No. 9,468,044

CARBON NANOTUBE BASED ELECTRIC HEATER WITH SUPPORTER HAVING BLIND HOLES OR PROTRUSIONS

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An electric heater comprising:
a base;
a bracket disposed on the base; and
a working head disposed on the bracket and comprising a supporter, a heating module disposed on the supporter, and at least
one protecting structure covering the heating module,

wherein the heating module comprises a heating element and at least two electrodes electrically connected with the heating
element, the heating element consists of a carbon nanotube layer structure; the supporter comprises a non-planar surface defining
a plurality of blind holes or protrusions, the heating element is in direct contact with the supporter, and at least a portion
of the heating element is suspended on the supporter via the plurality of blind holes or the protrusions.

US Pat. No. 9,287,433

RADIATION DETECTOR

Tsinghua University, (CN...

1. A radiation detector, comprising:
a semiconductor crystal for detecting radiation, the semiconductor crystal comprising a top surface, a bottom surface, and
at least one side surface;

at least one anode arranged on at least one of the top surface, the bottom surface, and the at least one side surface; and
at least one cathode arranged on at least another one of the top surface, the bottom surface, and the at least one side surface,
wherein the at least one anode each has a stripe shape, the at least one cathode each has a planar or curved shape, and the
at least one cathode and the at least one anode extend in parallel with respect to each other to a length substantially equal
to that of the anode,

wherein the at least one anode is arranged on the top surface of the semiconductor crystal, and the at least one cathode is
arranged on the bottom surface of the semiconductor crystal and the side surfaces adjoining the bottom surface, and

wherein respective edges between the bottom surface and the side surfaces adjoining the bottom surface are rounded off.

US Pat. No. 9,269,856

METHOD FOR MAKING LIGHT EMITTING DIODE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making a light emitting diode, the method comprising:
providing a free standing carbon nanotube film, wherein the carbon nanotube film comprises a plurality of carbon nanotubes
orderly arranged and combined with each other via van der Waals force to form a plurality of apertures;

inducing defects on surfaces of the plurality of carbon nanotubes to form a treated carbon nanotube film;
growing a nano-material layer on the surfaces of the plurality of carbon nanotubes by atomic layer deposition to form a nanotube
film preform;

obtaining a free-standing nanotube film by removing the carbon nanotube film by annealing the nanotube film preform, wherein
nanotube film comprises a plurality of nanotubes orderly arranged and combined with each other;

placing the nanotube film on an epitaxial growth surface of a substrate;
epitaxially growing a first semiconductor layer, an active layer and a second semiconductor layer on the epitaxial growth
surface of the substrate;

exposing a part of the first semiconductor layer; and
applying a first electrode on the second semiconductor layer and a second electrode on the first semiconductor layer.

US Pat. No. 9,449,399

RECOGNIZING METHOD OF FLAKY OR BLOCKY PROHIBITED ARTICLES, EXPLOSIVES OR DRUGS

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for recognizing flaky prohibited articles, explosives or drugs, characterized in that, comprising steps of:
(1) reading in tomogram data of an object to be inspected for one tomogram;
(2) pre-processing the tomogram data;
(3) splitting the pre-processed tomogram data into a plurality of regions that have similar physical properties;
(4) analyzing whether each of the split regions is a flaky region;
(5) determining whether the flaky region recognized in the current tomogram can be merged with the flaky region detected from
the previous tomogram, so as to form a flaky target;

(6) determining whether each detected flaky target is complete or finished;
(7) repeating steps (1)-(6) and processing each tomogram data layer by layer, until all of the tomogram data have been processed.

US Pat. No. 9,111,128

THREE-DIMENSIONAL DATA PROCESSING AND RECOGNIZING METHOD

NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITED, ...

1. A three-dimensional data processing and recognizing method, the method comprising:
scanning and re-constructing an object to be detected so as to obtain three-dimensional data for recognition of the object
to be detected;

extracting data matching to features from the three-dimensional data, so that the extracted data constitutes an interested
target;

with respect to the data matching to features, merging and classifying adjacent data points as one group, to form an image
of the merged interested target;

recognizing a cross section of the interested target;
cutting the interested target by a perpendicular plane which passes through a central point of the cross section and is perpendicular
to the cross section, in order to obtain a graph; and

recognizing a shape of the interested target based on a property of the graph.

US Pat. No. 9,508,525

APPARATUS AND A METHOD FOR GENERATING A FLATTENING X-RAY RADIATION FIELD

NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITED, ...

1. An apparatus for generating a flattening x-ray radiation field comprising:
a plurality of electron accelerators configured to generate a high-energy electron beam current; and
a common target unit comprising a vacuum target chamber, a target and a plurality of input connectors;
wherein, the plurality of electron accelerators are connected to the plurality of input connectors, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,257,603

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A light emitting diode, comprising:
a substrate;
a first semiconductor layer;
an active layer;
a second semiconductor layer;
a first electrode electrically connected to the first semiconductor layer; and a second electrode electrically connected to
the second semiconductor layer; wherein the first semiconductor layer, the active layer, and the second semiconductor layer
are orderly stacked on the substrate, the first semiconductor layer has a plurality of three-dimensional nano-structures on
a surface of the first semiconductor layer adjoined to the substrate, and each of the plurality of three-dimensional nano-structures
has a stepped structure.

US Pat. No. 9,464,997

METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR MEASURING EFFECTIVE ATOMIC NUMBER OF AN OBJECT

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. An apparatus for measuring an effective atomic number of an object, comprising:
a ray source configured to product a first X-ray beam having a first energy and a second X-ray beam having a second energy;
a Cherenkov detector configured to receive the first X-ray beam and the second X-ray beam that pass through an object under
detection, and to generate a first detection value and a second detection value; and

a data processing device configured to obtain an effective atomic number of the object based on the first detection value
and the second detection value;

wherein the Cherenkov detector comprises a radiator configured to receive incident first X-ray beam and second X-ray beam
and generate Cherenkov light, a photodetector configured to detect the Cherenkov light and generate electric signals, and
an auxiliary circuit configured to generate the first detection value and the second detection value based on the electric
signals;

a surface of the photodetector that receives the Cherenkov light is approximately parallel to an incident direction of the
first X-ray beam and second X-ray beam, and

the radiator comprises a first part and a second part coupled and perpendicular to the first part, wherein the photodetector
is provided at an end of the first part, and the first X-ray beam and the second X-ray beam enter the second part in a direction
approximately parallel to the second part.

US Pat. No. 9,272,134

PACEMAKERS AND PACEMAKER ELECTRODES

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An electrode line for a pacemaker, the electrode line comprising a lead having an end and an electrode electrically connected
to the end of the lead, the electrode comprising:
a carbon nanotube composite structure comprising a matrix and a carbon nanotube structure located in the matrix, wherein the
carbon nanotube structure comprises at least one carbon nanotube wire or at least one carbon nanotube film comprising a plurality
of carbon nanotubes joined end to end;

wherein the matrix comprises a first surface and a second surface substantially perpendicular to the first surface, the carbon
nanotube structure has a first end and a second end opposite to the first end, the carbon nanotube structure is substantially
parallel to the second surface of the matrix, a distance between the carbon nanotube structure and the second surface of the
matrix is less than 10 micrometers, and the first end of the carbon nanotube structure protrudes out of the first surface
of the matrix and is electrically connected to the end of the lead, the second end is buried in the matrix, an outer surface
of the second end is entirely coated by the matrix, and the second surface of the matrix is conductive.

US Pat. No. 9,287,381

THIN FILM TRANSISTOR AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A thin film transistor comprising:
an insulating layer having a first surface and a second surface;
a gate electrode located on the first surface of the insulating layer;
a source electrode;
a drain electrode spaced from the source electrode; and
a semiconductor layer electrically connected with the source electrode and the drain electrode;
wherein the source electrode, the drain electrode, and the semiconductor layer are located on the second surface of the insulating
layer; the semiconductor layer comprises a middle part, a first connecting part, and a second connecting part; the middle
part is located between the first connecting part and the second connecting part and is defined as a channel, the first connecting
part is overlapped with the source electrode, and the second connecting part is overlapped with the drain electrode; each
of the gate electrode, the source electrode, and the drain electrode comprises a first carbon nanotube layer; and the semiconductor
layer comprises a second carbon nanotube layer, a first sheet resistance of the first carbon nanotube layer is smaller than
or equal to 10 k? per square, and a second sheet resistance of the second carbon nanotube layer is greater than or equal to
100 k? per square.

US Pat. No. 9,263,660

GENERATOR

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A generator, comprising:
a heat collector comprising a container, wherein the container comprises a first substrate allowing light to transmit to form
a transmitted light and a second substrate parallel with the first substrate;

a heat-electricity transforming device located outside of the container and in contact with the second substrate, wherein
the heat-electricity transforming device is configured to transform heat into electricity, and the heat-electricity transforming
device comprises a plurality of first electrodes, a plurality of second electrodes, a plurality of P-type heat-electricity
modules, and a plurality of N-type heat-electricity modules; the plurality of P-type heat-electricity modules and the plurality
of N-type heat-electricity modules are alternately arranged and spaced apart from each other; the plurality of first electrodes
and the plurality of second electrodes are alternately arranged and spaced apart from each other; and the plurality of P-type
heat-electricity modules and the plurality of N-type heat-electricity modules are electrically connected in series via the
plurality of first electrodes and the plurality of second electrodes; and

a carbon nanotube layer located in the container and on the second substrate, wherein the carbon nanotube layer comprises
a first surface facing the first substrate and a second surface opposite to the first surface, the first surface is entirely
exposed to the transmitted light so that the carbon nanotube layer absorbs the transmitted light, and the second surface is
connected to the heat-electricity transforming device through the second substrate to transfer heat to the heat-electricity
transforming device; and the surface of the carbon nanotube layer that faces the first substrate is entirely exposed to the
transmitted light; wherein the carbon nanotube layer is a plurality of carbon nanotube layers spaced from each other and corresponding
to the plurality of first electrodes, and each of the plurality of carbon nanotube layers covers one of the plurality of first
electrodes.

US Pat. No. 9,194,827

SCANNING DEVICE USING RADIATION BEAM FOR BACKSCATTER IMAGING AND METHOD THEREOF

NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITED, ...

1. A scanning device configured for backscatter imaging, the scanning device consisting essentially of:
a radiation source, wherein the radiation source emits x-ray radiation; and
a stationary shield plate and a single rotary shield body positioned respectively between the radiation source and a subject
to be scanned, wherein the stationary shield plate is fixed relative to the radiation source, and the single rotary shield
body is rotatable relative to the stationary shield plate; wherein:

a ray passing area, permitting radiation beams from the radiation source to pass through the stationary shield plate, is provided
on the stationary shield plate; and

a ray incidence area and a ray exit area are respectively provided on the rotary shield body, wherein the ray incidence area
is formed by a first spiral slit and the ray exit area is formed by a second spiral slit,

wherein, during a process of rotating and scanning of the rotary shield body, the ray passing area of the stationary shield
plate intersects consecutively with the ray incidence area and the ray exit area of the single rotary shield body to form
scanning collimation holes; and

wherein the width of each of the first and second spiral slits at their longitudinal ends is narrower than the width of each
of the slits at a longitudinally center position, and the scanning collimation holes at both longitudinal ends of each of
the first and second spiral slits are formed at an angle relative to the collimation holes at the longitudinal center position
of each of the first and second spiral slits.

US Pat. No. 9,295,441

BACK-SCATTERING INSPECTION SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR HUMAN BODY

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. A human body back-scattering inspection system, comprising:
a first back-scattering scanning device and a second back-scattering scanning device which are placed in opposite positions
relative to each other so that an object to be inspected stands therebetween when it is to be scanned, the first back-scattering
scanning device comprising a first X-ray source, a first flying-spot forming unit, and a first detector, the first flying-spot
forming unit having a plurality of holes that are distributed spirally on its cylindrical surface and outputting beams of
X-rays, the first detector receiving beams of X-rays that are reflected from body of the inspected object, the second back-scattering
scanning device comprising a second X-ray source, a second flying-spot forming unit, and a second detector, the second flying-spot
forming unit having a plurality of holes that are distributed spirally on its cylindrical surface and outputting beams of
X-rays, the second detector receiving beams of X-rays that are reflected from body of the inspected object; and

a controlling unit coupled to the first and second back-scattering scanning devices, and configured to generate controlling
signals to cause the first flying-spot forming unit and the second flying-spot forming unit to output the beams of X-rays
at time which is different by about a half of a cycle of the intensity of beams varying over time;

wherein diameter of holes and space between holes on the cylindrical surface of the flying-spot forming units are adjusted
to reduce intensity of beams emitted from the second back-scattering scanning device when the first detector collects signals,
and reduce intensity of beams emitted from the first back-scattering scanning device when the second detector collects signals.

US Pat. No. 9,081,099

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETECTING SPECIAL NUCLEAR MATERIALS

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. A system for detecting special nuclear materials, comprising:
an electron beam source for producing first, second and third electron beams, respectively;
an electronic target for producing first, second, and third X-ray beams when the electronic target is bombarded by the first,
second and third electron beams, respectively;

a beam splitter configured to split the third X-ray beam produced by the electronic target into a first part and a second
part;

a movable photoneutron conversion target that can move between a working position and a non-working position, wherein the
photoneutron conversion target is configured to operate in the non-working position when the electronic target produces the
first X-ray beam, wherein the photoneutron conversion target is further configured to operate in the working position when
the electronic target produces the second and third X-ray beam, and wherein the photoneutron conversion target is also configured
to produce a photoneutron beam when the photoneutron conversion target is bombarded by the first part of the third X-ray,
the produced photoneutron beam being used for neutron transmission detection on the object to be detected and the second part
of the third X-ray beam being used for X-ray transmission detection on the object to be detected; and

X/? ray detector and neutron detector for detecting X/? ray and neutron ray signals emitted and/or transmitted from the object
to be detected;

wherein the electron beam source is configured to produce the first electron beam with an energy being set such that the first
X-ray beam produced by the electronic target when the electronic target is bombarded by the first electron beam enables the
special nuclear materials that possibly exist in the object to be detected to undergo a photofission;

wherein the electron beam source is further configured to produce the second electron beam with an energy being set such that
the second X-ray beam produced by bombarding the electronic target with the second electron beam produce low energy neutrons
that enable the special nuclear materials that possibly exist in the object to be detected to undergo a thermal neutron induced
fission, when the second X-ray beam bombards the photoneutron conversion target.

US Pat. No. 9,465,975

THREE-DIMENSIONAL DATA PROCESSING AND RECOGNIZING METHOD INVOLVING INSPECTING AN OBJECT AND EXTRACTING DATA MATCHING TO FEATURES

NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITED, ...

1. A three-dimensional data processing and recognizing method, the method comprising:
inspecting an object to be detected with a hardware measurement system;
based on results of the inspecting the object to be detected, obtaining, by a hardware computer system, three-dimensional
data for recognition of the object to be detected;

extracting data matching to features from the three-dimensional data, so that the extracted data constitutes an interested
target in order to display and recognize the object to be detected; and

analyzing, for each of a plurality of three-dimensional data points of the interested target, if the three-dimensional data
point has other adjacent three-dimensional data points in all orthogonal three-dimensional directions, and if so, it will
be deemed as non-surface data and if not, it will be deemed as surface data, wherein surface data of the interested target
is obtained by an analyzing method of spatial angle distribution, the analyzing method of spatial angle distribution comprising:

selecting an arbitrary point I within the interested target as an origin of a coordinate system, and then establishing a corresponding
spherical coordinate system,

calculating, for each of a plurality of points of the three-dimensional data, a zenith angle ? of the three-dimensional data
point, an azimuthal angle ? of the three-dimensional data point, and a distance of the three-dimensional data point from the
point I within the spherical coordinates, and

setting up ?? and sin ???, and selecting a point having a farthest distance from the point I within each solid angle sin ?????
as a surface datum.

US Pat. No. 9,380,984

COMPUTER TOMOGRAPHY IMAGING DEVICE AND METHOD

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. A method of CT imaging a region of interest of an object under examination, comprising:
acquiring first CT projection data of the region of interest, wherein the region of interest is located within an object support
with respect to the object, wherein the region of interest does not abut a perimeter of the object support, wherein the first
CT projection data is acquired through a first CT scan, and wherein during the first CT scan the region of interest is adjusted
into a scanning field of view such that an X-ray beam of the first CT scan only covers the region of interest;

acquiring second CT projection data of region B, wherein at least a part of the region B is located outside the object support,
and wherein the region B is separate from the region of interest and the region B is selected to enable the selection of a
group of PI line segments covering the region of interest, and each PI line segment passing through the region of interest
passes through the region B, wherein the second CT projection data is acquired through a second CT scan, and wherein during
the second CT scan region B is adjusted into the scanning field of view such that an X-ray beam of the second CT scan only
covers the region B; and

reconstructing the CT image of the region of interest based on the first CT projection data of the region of interest acquired
in the first CT scan and the second CT projection data of the region B acquired in the second CT scan.

US Pat. No. 9,162,893

METHOD FOR MAKING CARBON NANOTUBE COMPOSITE PREFORM

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making a carbon nanotube composite preform, the method comprising:
providing a substrate;
forming a plurality of carbon nanotubes on the substrate;
immersing the plurality of carbon nanotubes and the substrate in a solvent for a predetermined time, wherein each of the plurality
of carbon nanotubes comprises a first end attached on the substrate, and a second end extending away from the substrate, and
a plurality of gas pockets are entrapped between the plurality of carbon nanotubes in the solvent;

forming a plurality of honeycomb-shaped gaps between the second ends of the plurality of carbon nanotubes by evacuating the
plurality of gas pockets entrapped in the plurality of carbon nanotubes from the solvent with an ultrasonic vibration, wherein
the plurality of gas pockets shift-the second ends of the plurality of carbon nanotubes;

taking the plurality of carbon nanotubes and the substrate out of the solvent; and
drying the plurality of carbon nanotubes and the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,134,259

X-RAY SOURCE GRATING STEPPING IMAGING SYSTEM AND IMAGE METHOD

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. An X-ray imaging system for imaging an object using X-ray, said system comprises: an X-ray source (S), a source grating
(G0), a fixed grating module (P) and an X-ray detector (T), which are successively positioned in the propagation direction of
the X-ray; an object to be detected is positioned between the source grating and the fixed grating module;
said source grating can perform stepping movement in a direction perpendicular to the optical path direction and grating stripes;
wherein said system further comprises a computer workstation; said system is adapted for accomplishing the following processes:
said source grating performs stepping movement in at least one period thereof;
at each stepping step, the X-ray source emits X-ray to the object to be detected, and the detector receives the X-ray at the
same time; wherein after at least one period of stepping and data acquisition, the light intensity of X-ray at each pixel
point on the detector is represented as a light intensity curve;

the light intensity curve at each pixel point on the detector is compared with a light intensity curve in the absence of the
object to be detected, a pixel value of each pixel point is calculated from change in said light intensity curve;

an image of the detected object is reconstructed according to the calculated pixel value.

US Pat. No. 9,058,658

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR LOCATING OBJECT IN CT IMAGING

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for locating a plurality of interested objects in Computed Tomography (CT) imaging, comprising:
computing from projection data a first projection image at an observation direction perpendicular to a CT tomographic plane
by means of a projection synthesis algorithm;

selecting two projection images, referred as a second projection image and a third projection image, from a cone beam projection
perpendicular to the observation direction, the second projection image being substantially orthogonal to the third projection
image;

determining locations of the plurality of interested objects in the first, second and third projection images; and
computing locations of each of interested objects in the three-dimensional space based on the locations of the plurality of
interested objects in the first, second and third projection images.

US Pat. No. 9,148,944

ELECTRON LINEAR ACCELERATOR SYSTEMS

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. An electron linear accelerator system, comprising:
a first power divider comprising a first port, a second port and a third port, wherein, microwave is fed into the first port,
and a first microwave beam and a second microwave beam with the same amplitude and phase are output from the second port and
the third port;

a first power combiner comprising symmetrical first port and second port and symmetrical third port and fourth port, wherein,
the second port of the first power combiner is coupled to the third port of the first power divider;

a second power combiner comprising symmetrical first port and second port and symmetrical third port and fourth port, wherein,
the fourth port of the second power combiner is coupled to the fourth port of the first power combiner;

a second power divider comprising a first port, a second port and a third port, wherein, the third port of the second power
divider is coupled to the second port of the second power combiner, and microwave is input into the second port and the third
port of the second power divider and output from the first port of the second power divider; and

an accelerating tube comprising an electron beam input port for receiving an electron beam and a microwave feed-in port coupled
to the first port of the second power divider, wherein, the electron beam is accelerated by microwave input into the microwave
feed-in port;

wherein the electron linear accelerator system further comprises:
a first phase shifter, provided between the second port of the first power divider and the first port of the first power combiner;
a second phase shifter, provided between the first port of the second power combiner and the second port of the second power
divider; and

a power regulator, provided between the third port of the first power combiner and the third port of the second power combiner;
wherein the first phase shifter and the second phase shifter change a phase-shift amount synchronously, and switch between
a phase-shift amount of 0 degree and a phase-shift amount of 180 degree at a predetermined frequency; and

in a case that the phase-shift amount is 0 degree, the electron linear accelerator system operates in a first state, and in
a case that the phase-shift amount is 180 degree, the electron linear accelerator system operates in a second state.

US Pat. No. 9,121,811

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR INSPECTION OF LIQUID ARTICLES

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method of inspecting a liquid article comprising:
performing a DR imaging on the liquid article to generate a transmission image;
determining from the transmission image at least one rows in the height direction of a liquid portion in the liquid article
at which CT scan is to be performed;

performing dual-energy CT scan at the determined rows to generate CT image data;
determining a density and atomic number from the generated CT image data;
comparing the density and atomic number determined from the CT image data with the respective reference density and atomic
number preset in a database; and

outputting information indicative of that the liquid article conceals drug if the comparison results satisfy a predetermined
condition.

US Pat. No. 9,470,804

BORON COATED NEUTRON DETECTOR AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A boron-coated neutron detector, comprising:
a cathode tube with a plurality of passages formed therein along its longitudinal direction, the inner wall of each passage
being coated with boron material;

an electrode wire serving as an anode and arranged longitudinally in each of the passages; and
an insulating end plate fixed to each end of the cathode tube, the electrode wire being fixed to the cathode tube via the
insulating end plates,

wherein the cathode tube is formed of a plurality of boron-coated substrates that form the plurality of passages and each
of the plurality of boron-coated substrates contains at least one L-shaped step, such that each of the plurality of passages
has a square cross section and linear portions of adjacent ones of the plurality of boron-coated substrates do not overlap
one another.

US Pat. No. 9,326,743

MULTI-ENERGY CT IMAGING SYSTEM AND IMAGING METHOD

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. A multi-energy CT imaging system comprising:
a stage for carrying an object to be inspected;
a voltage-regulatable X-ray generation device for emitting X-rays for radiating said object to be inspected;
a detector for receiving X-rays emitted from said X-ray generation device and penetrating said object to be inspected, and
for outputting detection data;

a rack having said X-ray generation device and said detector mounted thereon; and
a data processing and control device for controlling said stage, said X-ray generation device, said detector and said rack,
processing detected data from said detector, and during one rotation of scan of said X-ray generation device, evenly dividing
a circular track of said X-ray generation device into angle intervals of a predetermined number according to a predetermined
number of energies and setting a different high voltage of said X-ray generation device for each angle interval, and when
said rack rotates from the current angle interval into a next angle interval, controlling said X-ray generation device according
to an instruction from said data processing and control device to switch said X-ray generation device to a voltage set in
the next angle interval.

US Pat. No. 9,328,719

METHOD OF CALCULATING AVAILABLE OUTPUT POWER OF WIND FARM

State Grid Corporation of...

1. A method of calculating available output power of wind farm comprising:
obtaining a space vector Vk by decomposing a power sequence of benchmarking wind turbines in a wind farm based on empirical orthogonal function;

calculating a typical power sequence P of the benchmarking wind turbines by restoring the space vector Vk;

getting a total power Ptotal of a feeder on which the benchmarking wind turbines is operated by enlarging a typical power of each benchmarking wind turbine
in proportion according to a quantity of the benchmarking wind turbines operated on the feeder;

accumulating the total power Ptotal of all the benchmarking wind turbines.

US Pat. No. 9,299,931

ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE ARRAY

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An organic light emitting diode array comprising:
a base defining a plurality of convexities spaced from each other, wherein the base comprises a first surface and a second
surface opposite to the first surface, and the plurality of convexities protruded from the second surface;

a plurality of first electrodes located on the plurality of convexities, wherein the plurality of first electrodes are parallel
with each other and extend along a first direction; and each of the plurality of first electrodes is located on top surface
and side surface of one of the plurality of convexities, and extends to the second surface of the base that are between adjacent
convexities;

a plurality of electroluminescent layers located on the plurality of first electrodes;
a patterned second insulative layer located among the plurality of convexities to cover part of the base and expose the plurality
of electroluminescent layers; and

a plurality of second electrodes electrically connected to the plurality of electroluminescent layers, wherein the plurality
of second electrodes are parallel with each other and extend along a second direction different from the first direction.

US Pat. No. 9,130,104

PHOTORESISTOR

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A photoresistor comprising:
a photosensitive material layer comprising a first surface and a second surface opposite to each other;
a first electrode layer, located on the first surface, comprising a carbon nanotube film structure, wherein the carbon nanotube
film structure consists of a plurality of carbon nanotubes substantially aligned along a single preferred direction; and

a second electrode layer located on the second surface.

US Pat. No. 9,651,507

HUMAN BODY BACK SCATTERING INSPECTION METHOD AND SYSTEM

NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITED, ...

1. A human body back-scattering inspection method comprising:
obtaining a back-scattering scan image of a human body under inspection;
distinguishing a body image from a background image in the back-scattering scan image; and
calculating a feature parameter of the background image to determine whether a radioactive substance is carried with the human
body;

wherein the calculating of the feature parameter of the background image to determine whether the radioactive substance is
carried with the human body comprises:

calculating an average luminance value of pixels in the background image; and
determining that the radioactive substance is carried with the human body if the average luminance value is larger than a
preset value.

US Pat. No. 9,101,924

INTERFACE DEVICE FOR BIO-CHIP

CAPITALBIO CORPORATION, ...

1. An interface device for bio-chip, wherein the interface device comprises at least one interface unit formed by an instrument
interface layer, a fluid channel layer and a sample interface layer sealed together, wherein the instrument interface layer
is provided with at least one instrument interface, the fluid channel layer is provided with a hollow-out fluid channel, the
sample interface layer is provided with at least one sample interface, and the two ends of the fluid channel are connected
to the sample interface and the instrument interface, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,429,542

SIGNAL EXTRACTION CIRCUITS AND METHODS FOR ION MOBILITY TUBE, AND ION MOBILITY DETECTORS

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. An ion mobility detector, comprising:
an ion mobility tube operable to characterize ions from an ion source by detecting mobility of the ions in an electric field;
a signal extraction circuit, comprising a DC blocking module provided with a signal leadin terminal and a signal leadout terminal,
wherein the signal leadin terminal in the signal extraction circuit is electrically connected to a Faraday plate in the ion
mobility tube, and the DC blocking module is configured to block a high voltage bias signal contained in a voltage from the
Faraday plate while passing a time-varying low voltage waveform contained in the voltage extracted from the Faraday plate
representing ions received at the Faraday plate as a result of the high voltage bias signal applied to the Faraday plate;

a pulsed voltage processing circuit electrically connected to the signal leadout terminal and operating at a low voltage,
the pulsed voltage processing circuit being configured to perform amplification and/or analog-to-digital conversion on the
pulsed voltage output from the signal leadout terminal, wherein an outer shield hood and an inner shield hood are further
provided in the ion mobility tube;

the Faraday plate comprises first and second sides located opposite to each other, and the first side is configured to receive
ions;

the outer shield hood is disposed covering the Faraday plate, and a convex part of the outer shield hood is located opposite
to the second side of the Faraday plate;

the Faraday plate is electrically connected to an inner core of a first coaxial cable via a connection core wire;
the inner shield hood is located inside the outer shield hood, and a convex part of the inner shield hood is located opposite
to the second side of the Faraday plate and disposed covering the connection core wire;

the inner core of the first coaxial cable is electrically connected in parallel to the signal leadin terminal and a first
power supply terminal of the ion mobility tube, respectively;

both ends of a first outer conductor of the first coaxial cable are electrically connected to the outer shield hood and a
second power supply terminal of the ion mobility tube, respectively;

both ends of a second outer conductor of the first coaxial cable are electrically connected to the inner shield hood and the
first power supply terminal, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,366,642

BACK SCATTERING INSPECTION SYSTEMS FOR HUMAN BODY

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. A human body back-scattering inspection system comprising:
a flying-spot forming unit configured to output beams of X-rays;
a plurality of detectors arranged discrete from each other vertically along a human body to be inspected, wherein the human
body is vertically divided into a plurality of parts corresponding to the plurality of detectors; and

a controlling unit coupled to the flying-spot forming unit and the plurality of detectors, and configured to generate a control
signal to control the flying-spot forming unit and the plurality of detectors to scan the plurality of parts of human body
to be inspected vertically and synchronously.

US Pat. No. 9,240,589

ELECTRODE ACTIVE MATERIAL OF LITHIUM ION BATTERY AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making an electrode active material of a lithium ion battery comprising steps of:
synthesizing sulfur grafted poly(pyridinopyridine) comprising a poly(pyridinopyridine) matrix and a plurality of poly-sulfur
groups dispersed in the poly(pyridinopyridine) matrix; and

coating a surface of the sulfur grafted poly(pyridinopyridine) with an electrically conductive polymer.

US Pat. No. 9,542,624

RECOGNIZING METHOD OF FLAKY OR BLOCKY PROHIBITED ARTICLES, EXPLOSIVES OR DRUGS

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for recognizing blocky prohibited articles, explosives or drugs, characterized in that, comprising steps of:
(1) reading in tomogram data for one tomogram of an object to be inspected;
(2) pre-processing the current tomogram data;
(3) splitting the pre-processed tomogram data into a plurality of regions that have similar physical properties;
(4) as for each split region, physical property thereof is searched in a database of prohibited articles, explosives or drugs,
wherein if the physical property searched is prohibitive, then the split region is recognized as an effective blocky region;

(5) determining whether the blocky region recognized in the current tomogram can be merged with the blocky region detected
from the previous tomogram, so as to form a blocky target;

(6) determining whether each detected blocky target is finished or complete;
(7) repeating steps (1)-(46) and processing each tomogram data layer by layer, until all of the tomogram data have been processed.

US Pat. No. 9,341,736

GOODS INSPECTION APPARATUS USING DISTRIBUTED X-RAY SOURCE

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. A goods inspection apparatus, characterized by comprising:
a frame;
a goods passage in the frame for an object under inspection to pass;
a goods conveyor in the frame and below the goods passage;
a distributed X-ray source above the goods passage, being able to produce X-ray at different positions successively within
each working cycle;

a detector array composed of a plurality of detectors below the goods passage and arranged symmetrically with the distributed
X-ray source around the goods passage, for receiving the X-ray from the distributed X-ray source and outputting signals indicating
the strength of the X-ray;

a ray collimator, for enabling X-ray generated by the distributed X-ray source to cover all detectors of the detector array
after transmitting the goods passage;

an electronics system, for receiving signals from the detectors, converting the signals into digital ones, and forming a data
packet with the position numbers of corresponding detectors, outputting a sequence of data packets formed by the position
numbers and signals from the plurality of detectors of the detector array;

an image processing system, for receiving the output from the electronics system, using a reconstruction algorithm to process
the position numbers of detectors and the corresponding signals indicating the strength of X-ray, constructing to form an
image of the object under inspection;

a ray source power supply, for providing power to the distributed X-ray source; and
a control system, for exercising logical control over the respective parts to enable respective sub-systems to work in coordination.

US Pat. No. 9,397,306

METHOD FOR MAKING THIN FILM TRANSISTOR

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method of making a thin film transistor, the method comprising:
providing an insulating substrate;
forming a gate electrode on the insulating substrate, wherein the gate electrode comprises a first carbon nanotube layer with
a first film resistor that is smaller than or equal to 10 k? per square;

applying an insulating layer on the gate electrode;
forming a source electrode and a drain electrode on the insulating layer, wherein the source electrode and the drain electrode
are spaced from each other, and each of the source electrode and the drain electrode comprises a third carbon nanotube layer,
and a film resistor of the third carbon nanotube is smaller than or equal to 10 k? per square;

forming a semiconductor layer on the insulating layer, wherein the semiconductor layer is in contact with the source electrode
and the drain electrode, and the semiconductor layer comprises a second carbon nanotube layer with a second film resistor
greater than or equal to 100 k? per square;

exposing a part of the insulating layer to form a channel by etching a portion of the second carbon nanotube layer that is
between the source electrode and the drain electrode, wherein a ratio of a length and a width of the channel is greater than
1.

US Pat. No. 9,342,059

AUTOMATIC VOLTAGE CONTROL METHOD BASED ON COOPERATIVE GAME THEORY

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. An automatic voltage control method based on a cooperative game theory, comprising acts of:
S1, establishing a multi-objective reactive voltage optimizing model (1) of a power system:

min EI(u0,x0)

min SI(x1, . . . ,xNC)

s.t. g0(u0,x0)=0

gk(u0,xk)=0

u?u0??
x?x0?x
SI(x1, . . . ,xNC)?SIBase
k=1, . . . ,NC  (1)
where k is a series number of a power system state, NC is the number of contingencies, u0 is a control variable vector, x0 is a state variable vector in a pre-contingency state, xk is a state variable vector in a kth post-contingency state, a constraint equation g0(x0,u0)=0 is a power flow equation of the power system in the pre-contingency state, gk(xk,u0)=0 is a power flow equation of the power system in the kth post-contingency state, u is a lower limit of the control variable vector, ? is an upper limit of the control variable vector, x is a lower limit of the state variable vector in the pre-contingency state, x is an upper limit of the state variable vector in the pre-contingency state, EI is an economy index of the power system,
SI is a security index of the power system, and SIBase is a security index of the power system before an automatic voltage control instruction is performed, min means minimize and
s.t. means subject to;
S2, resolving the multi-objective reactive voltage optimizing model (1) into an economy model (2) and a security model (3),
wherein

the economy model (2) is:
min EI(u0,x0)

s.t. g0(u0,x0)=0

u+?u?u0??+?u
x+?x?x0?x+?x  (2)
where ?u is a relaxation vector of the lower limit u of the control variable vector, ?u is a relaxation vector of the upper limit ? of the control variable vector, ?x is a relaxation vector of the lower limit x of the state variable vector in the pre-contingency state, and ?x is a relaxation vector of the upper limit x of the state variable vector in the pre-contingency state;
and the security model (3) is:
min SI(x1, . . . ,xNC)

s.t. gk(u0,xk)=0

SI(x1, . . . ,xNC)?SIBase
k=1, . . . ,NC  (3);

S3, solving the economy model (2) and the security model (3) based on the cooperative game theory to obtain the automatic voltage
control instruction; and

S4, performing an automatic voltage control for the power system according to the automatic voltage control instruction.

US Pat. No. 9,151,297

CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR HAVING AN ASYMMETRIC SELF-RECIRCULATING CASING TREATMENT

IHI Corporation, Tokyo (...

1. A centrifugal compressor comprising: an asymmetric self-recirculating casing treatment that includes, on an inner face
of a casing, a suction ring groove, a ring guide channel and a back-flow ring groove to form a self-recirculating channel,
wherein the self-recirculating casing treatment has a plurality of parameters, including a axial distance Sr that is the distance form an upstream end face of the suction ring groove to an impeller full blade leading edge, with a width
br of the suction ring groove,

wherein a position of the suction ring groove is shiftable in a circumferential direction,
wherein, as the position of the suction ring groove shifts in the circumferential direction, either the axial distance Sr or the width br gradually increases over a first circumferential range, and then gradually decreases over a second circumferential range,

wherein the first circumferential range and the second circumferential range each continuously extend in the circumferential
direction, and the first circumferential range and the second circumferential range form one complete circling range,

wherein a shape of change in the axial distance Sr or the width br with respect to circumferential shifting of the position of the suction ring groove is an arc shape, and

wherein the arc has a center angle ? in a range of 0

US Pat. No. 9,362,569

MEMBRANE ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY AND FUEL CELL USING THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A membrane electrode assembly comprising:
a proton exchange membrane comprising two surfaces; and
two electrodes separately located on the two surfaces, wherein at least one of the two electrodes comprises a carbon nanotube
composite structure, the carbon nanotube composite structure comprises a carbon nanotube structure and a catalyst material
dispersed in the carbon nanotube structure;

wherein the carbon nanotube structure is a planar structure comprising a plurality of carbon nanotube wires located side by
side, crossed, or weaved together to form the carbon nanotube structure, and each of the plurality of carbon nanotube wires
comprises a plurality of carbon nanotubes aligned around an axis of each carbon nanotube twisted wire in a helix.

US Pat. No. 9,746,579

CT SYSTEMS AND METHODS THEREOF

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. A Computed Tomography (CT) system, comprising:
a conveyor mechanism configured to convey and move an object under inspection linearly;
a first scanning stage comprising a first ray source, a first detector, and a first data acquisition device, and configured
to scan the object and generate a first digital signal;

a second scanning stage configured to be spaced from the first scanning stage at a preset distance in a direction of the object's
movement, and comprising a second ray source, a second detector, and a second data acquisition device;

a third scanning stage comprising a third ray source, a third detector, and a third data acquisition device;
a processing device configured to reconstruct a CT image of the object at a first image quality based on the first digital
signal, and analyze the CT image; and

a control device configured to adjust a scanning parameter of the second scanning stage based on an analysis result of the
processing device to cause the second scanning stage to output a second digital signal,

wherein the processing device is further configured to reconstruct a CT image of the object at a second image quality higher
than the first image quality at least based on the first digital signal and the second digital signal;

wherein the control device is further configured to adjust a scanning parameter of the third scanning stage based on the CT
image of at least the first image quality to cause the third scanning stage to output a third digital signal, and

wherein the processing device is further configured to reconstruct a CT image of the object at a third image quality higher
than the first image quality at least based on the first digital signal, the second digital signal, and the third digital
signal.

US Pat. No. 9,786,465

APPARATUSES AND METHODS FOR GENERATING DISTRIBUTED X-RAYS

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. An apparatus to generate distributed x-rays, the apparatus comprising:
an electron gun configured to generate electron beam currents;
a scanning device configured to generate a scanning magnetic field to deflect the electron beam currents;
a current-limiting device having a plurality of regularly-arranged holes, wherein lines extending along sectional surfaces
of respective holes of the current-limiting device and in the deflection direction of the electron beam currents, intersect
at a central portion of the scanning magnetic field;

a control system configured to control the scanning device to scan the electron beam currents relative to the current-limiting
device such that a central portion of the electron beam currents becomes incident on an opaque portion of the current-limiting
device between at least two of the holes and such that, when the electron beam currents scan through the holes of the current-limiting
device, pulsed electron beams corresponding to positions of the holes in the scanning order are outputted in an array beneath
the current-limiting device; and

an anode target arranged downstream of the current-limiting device, wherein an electric field is formed between the current-limiting
device and the anode target to accelerate the array of the pulsed electron beams, and wherein the accelerated electron beams
bombard the anode target to generate x-rays.

US Pat. No. 9,346,916

FLUIDIZED BED REACTOR AND METHOD FOR PREPARING POLYOXYMETHYLENE DIMETHYL ETHERS FROM DIMETHOXYMETHANE AND PARAFORMALDEHYDE

SHANDONG YUHUANG CHEMICAL...

1. A fluidized bed reactor for preparation of polyoxymethylene dimethyl ethers from dimethoxymethane and paraformaldehyde,
wherein the reactor is single-stage or multi-stage, and equipped with a bottom component (107, 207, 307); when the reactor is a multi-stage fluidized bed reactor, one or more interstage components (211, 311-1, 311-2) are installed inside the reactor above the bottom component (107, 207, 307), thus dividing the space between the bottom component (107, 207, 307) and the top of the reactor into two or more stages;

in each stage of the fluidized bed reactor, a catalyst inlet (103, 203-1, 203-2, 303-1, 303-2, 303-3) is disposed at upper region of the reactor wall, a catalyst outlet (108, 208-1, 208-2, 308-1, 308-2, 308-3) is disposed at lower region of the reactor wall; and a gas distributor (102, 202-1, 202-2, 302-1, 302-2, 302-3) is installed near bottom of the stage;

the gas distributor (102, 202-1, 302-1) in the lowest stage is connected with a gas inlet (101, 201, 301) disposed at bottom of the reactor wall through a bottom component related gas upward channel (109, 209, 309); the bottom component related gas upward channel (109, 209, 309) is disposed through the bottom component (107, 207, 307); the gas distributors (202-2, 302-2, 302-3) in stages above the lowest stage are connected with an adjacent lower stage through an interstage component related gas
upward channel (212, 312-1, 312-2); the interstage component related gas upward channel (212, 312-1, 312-2) is passed through the interstage component (211, 311-1, 311-2);

an inlet channel of fluid (104, 204,304) is disposed on the top stage of the reactor, and inserted through the top of the fluidized bed reactor, with one end outside
the top stage and the other end inside the top stage; a bottom downcomer (106, 206-1, 306-1) is disposed in the lowest stage and is disposed through the bottom component (107, 207, 307), both ends of the bottom downcomer are located inside the fluidized bed reactor, with one end above the bottom component
and the other end below the bottom component; an interstage downcomer (206-2, 306-2, 306-3) is installed across two adjacent stages and is disposed through corresponding interstage component (211, 311-1, 311-2);

a fluid outlet (110, 210,310) is disposed at the bottom of the fluidized bed reactor, a gas outlet (105, 205, 305) is disposed at the top wall of the top stage of the fluidized bed reactor.

US Pat. No. 9,268,122

OFF-AXIAL THREE-MIRROR OPTICAL SYSTEM WITH FREEFORM SURFACES

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An off-axial three-mirror optical system with freeform surfaces comprising:
a primary mirror located on an incident light path, and configured to reflect an incident light to form a first reflected
light; and a first three-dimensional rectangular coordinates system (X,Y,Z) is defined by a primary mirror vertex as a first
origin;

a secondary mirror located on a first reflected light path, and configured to reflect the first reflected light to form a
second reflected light; a secondary mirror reflecting surface is a stop surface; and a second three-dimensional rectangular
coordinates system (X?,Y?,Z?) is defined by a secondary mirror vertex as a second origin; and the second three-dimensional
rectangular coordinates system (X?,Y?,Z?) is obtained by moving the first three-dimensional rectangular coordinates system
(X,Y,Z) along a Z-axis negative direction;

a tertiary mirror located on a second reflected light path, and configured to reflect the second reflected light to form a
third reflected light; a third three-dimensional rectangular coordinates system (X?,Y?,Z?) is defined by a tertiary mirror
vertex as a third origin; and the third three-dimensional rectangular coordinates system (X?,Y?,Z?) is obtained by moving
the second three-dimensional rectangular coordinates system (X?,Y?,Z?) along a Z?-axis positive direction; and

an image sensor is located on a third reflected light path and configured to receive the third reflected light;
wherein a primary mirror surface is an xy polynomial surface up to the sixth order; a secondary mirror surface is an x?y?
polynomial surface up to the sixth order; and a tertiary mirror surface is an x?y? polynomial surface up to the sixth order.

US Pat. No. 9,277,215

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REALIZING ADAPTIVE QUANTIZATION IN PROCESS OF IMAGE CODING

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for realizing adaptive quantization in image encoding, the method comprising:
acquiring parameter information of neighbor blocks of a current block, wherein an image to be encoded is divided into one
or more blocks including the current block, and the current block of the one or more blocks is transformed to obtain one or
more transform coefficients;

determining a quantization mode representing a quantization quality for the current block according to the parameter information
of the neighbor blocks; and

quantizing transform coefficients of the current block with the determined quantization mode;
wherein the quantization mode includes at least one of quantization matrix, quantization parameter and quantization step.

US Pat. No. 9,734,979

X-RAY APPARATUS AND A CT DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. An x-ray apparatus, comprising:
a vacuum box which is sealed at its periphery, wherein the interior thereof is in vacuum;
an anode comprising a curved surface and arranged in the vacuum box, wherein a longitudinal axis of the anode extends through
a center of the anode and lies in parallel with the curved surface; and

a plurality of electron transmitting units arranged on a wall of the vacuum box in multiple rows parallel to the longitudinal
axis of the anode, the plurality of electron transmitting units facing the curved surface of the anode.

US Pat. No. 9,466,137

SPIRAL CT SYSTEMS AND RECONSTRUCTION METHODS

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. A reconstruction method of a cone-beam spiral Computed Tomography (CT) system, comprising steps of:
calculating a minimum row number of detectors required for covering a Tam window according to a pitch of the cone-beam spiral
CT system and a row spacing of multiple rows of detectors;

compensating for the missing projection data by weighting the complementary projection data in a case that the row number
of detectors of the cone-beam spiral CT system is less than the minimum row number of detectors;

rebinning the cone beam data to cone parallel beam data;
implementing cone-angle cosine weighting on the rebinned cone parallel data, and then implementing one-dimensional filtering
on the data along a row direction of virtual detectors defined when the projection data is rebinned as the data of parallel
beams; and

implementing cone parallel beam back projection without weighting on the filtered data, to obtain reconstructed images.

US Pat. No. 9,394,624

METHOD FOR MAKING TOPOLOGICAL INSULATOR STRUCTURE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for forming a topological insulator structure comprising following steps of:
providing a strontium titanate substrate having a surface (111), the strontium titanate substrate is disposed in a ultra-high
vacuum environment in a molecular beam epitaxy reactor chamber;

cleaning the surface (111) of the strontium titanate substrate by heat-treating the strontium titanate substrate in the molecular
beam epitaxy reactor chamber;

heating the strontium titanate substrate and forming Bi beam, Sb beam, Cr beam, and Te beam in the molecular beam epitaxy
chamber in a controlled ratio achieved by controlling flow rates of the Bi beam, Sb beam, Cr beam, and Te beam;

forming a magnetically doped topological insulator quantum well film on the surface (111) of the strontium titanate substrate,
in the magnetically doped topological insulator quantum well film, the amount of hole type charge carriers introduced by the
doping with Cr is substantially equal to the amount of electron type charge carriers introduced by the doping with Bi; and

annealing the magnetically doped topological insulator quantum well film at an annealing temperature for an annealing time.

US Pat. No. 9,093,199

METHOD FOR MAKING SUPERCONDUCTING WIRE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making a superconducting wire, the method comprising:
forming a plurality of superconducting preforms on a carrier;
placing a carbon nanotube layer spaced from and opposite to the carrier, wherein the plurality of superconducting preforms
is between the carbon nanotube layer and the carrier;

moving the plurality of superconducting preforms from the carrier onto the carbon nanotube layer by applying an electric field
between the carbon nanotube layer and the carrier;

forming a composite wire by treating the carbon nanotube layer with the plurality of superconducting preforms thereon; and
sintering the composite wire.

US Pat. No. 9,615,438

CT DEVICES AND METHODS THEREOF

NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITED, ...

1. A CT device comprising
a circular electron beam emission array including a plurality of electron beam emission units that are distributed uniformly
along a circle, wherein each electron beam emission unit emits electron beams that are substantially parallel to an axis of
the circular electron beam emission array in sequence under the control of a control signal;

a circular reflection target disposed to be coaxial with the circular electron beam emission array, wherein the electron beams
bombard the circular reflection target to generate X-rays that intersect the axis of the circular electron beam emission array;

a circular detector array disposed to be coaxial with the circular reflection target and configured to include a plurality
of detection units which receive the X-rays after they have passed through an object to be detected; and

a resonance acceleration cavity disposed to be coaxial with the circular electron beam emission array and configured to operate
in TM010 mode to receive electron beams emitted from the plurality of electron beam emission units and accelerate the received
electron beams in sequence.

US Pat. No. 9,159,909

ELECTRICAL DEVICE HAVING MAGNETICALLY DOPED TOPOLOGICAL INSULATOR QUANTUM WELL FILM

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An electrical device, comprising:
an insulating substrate comprising a first surface and a second surface; and
a magnetically doped topological insulator quantum well film located on the first surface of the insulating substrate;
wherein a material of the magnetically doped topological insulator quantum well film is represented by a chemical formula
of Cry(BixSb1-x)2-yTe3, wherein 0 with Cr is substantially equal to the amount of an electron type charge carriers introduced by a doping with Bi; and the magnetically
doped topological insulator quantum well film is in a range of 3 QL thickness to 5 QL thickness, and the material of the magnetically
doped topological insulator quantum well film is represented by a chemical formula of Cr0.15(Bi0.10Sb0.9)1.85Te3.

US Pat. No. 9,632,041

COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY DEVICE BASED ON STRAIGHT TRAJECTORY AND X-RAY IMAGING DEVICE

NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITED, ...

1. A CT device based on straight trajectory comprising:
a ray generator configured to generate a ray beam within a specific range of field angle,
a first collimator configured to restrain the ray beam;
a channel having a longitudinal axis, and configured to accept an object to be inspected to pass through; and
a ray receiver configured to receive the ray beam restrained by the first collimator;
wherein:
the ray receiver is configured to transmit data from a received ray beam to an imaging computer to process and display the
data,

the ray generator is stationary, and the first collimator and the ray receiver are movable,
a first track and a second track parallel to each other provided on both sides of the channel, wherein the first track and
the second track are straight tracks parallel to the channel, and

the first collimator and the ray receiver are configured to move in a same direction parallel to the longitudinal axis of
the channel along the first track and second track, respectively, such that the ray beam generated by the ray generator is
received by the ray receiver after penetrating the first collimator and the object to be inspected at any position within
the channel in order.

US Pat. No. 9,142,760

ELECTRICAL DEVICE HAVING MAGNETICALLY DOPED TOPOLOGICAL INSULATOR QUANTUM WELL FILM

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A topological insulator structure, comprising:
an insulating substrate; and
a magnetically doped TI quantum well film located on the insulating substrate;
wherein a material of the magnetically doped TI quantum well film is represented by a chemical formula of Cr0.15(Bi0.10Sb0.9)1.85Te3; and the magnetically doped TI quantum well film is in a range of 3 QL thickness to 5 QL thickness, a carrier density of
the magnetically doped topological insulator quantum well film is below 1×1013cm?2.

US Pat. No. 9,648,713

HIGH-GAIN THOMPSON-SCATTERING X-RAY FREE-ELECTRON LASER BY TIME-SYNCHRONIC LATERALLY TILTED OPTICAL WAVE

The Board of Trustees of ...

1. Apparatus for producing X-rays, the apparatus comprising:
at least one source of optical radiation configured to emit pulses of optical radiation;
focusing optics configured to bring two counter-propagating pulses of the optical radiation to a common line focus;
an electron source configured to provide an electron beam aligned with the line focus;
wherein the focusing optics include one or more dispersive optical elements configured to introduce a tilt angle between phase
fronts of the counter-propagating pulses and pulse fronts of the counter-propagating pulses;

wherein the tilt angle is selected to substantially match a velocity of pulse front propagation along the line focus with
an electron velocity of the electron beam along the line focus; and

wherein a standing wave pattern formed by the counter-propagating pulses at the line focus acts as an undulator for emission
of X-rays by electrons in the electron beam.

US Pat. No. 10,015,917

MAGNETIC FIELD SHIELDING SYSTEM BASED ON CLOSED SUPERCONDUCTING COIL GROUPS AND MAGNETIC FIELD SHIELDING DEVICE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

7. A magnetic field shielding system comprising:a first coil group and a second coil group;
wherein the first coil group and the second coil group are spaced and insulated from each other; the first coil group and the second coil group are coaxial; each of the first coil group and the second group comprises a first stage superconducting coil and a second stage superconducting coil; and the first stage superconducting coil and the second stage superconducting coil are coaxial and electrically connected in series to form a closed loop; the first stage superconducting coil and the second stage superconducting coil are coplanar.
US Pat. No. 9,359,454

METHOD FOR MAKING SOLID ELECTROLYTE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making a solid electrolyte, comprising:
providing a first monomer, a second monomer, an initiator, and a lithium salt; wherein the first monomer is R1—O?CH2—CH2—O?nR2, the second monomer is R3—O?CH2—CH2—O?mR4, each “R1”, “R2” and “R3” comprises —C?C— group or —C?C— group, “R4” is an alkyl group or a hydrogen (H), “m” and “n” respectively represents an integer number, and a molecular weight of the
first monomer or a molecular weight of the second monomer is greater than or equal to 100, and less than or equal to 800;

providing a plasticizer;
mixing the plasticizer with the first monomer, the second monomer, the initiator, and the lithium salt to form a mixture;
wherein the first monomer is less than or equal to 50% of the second monomer by weight, and the plasticizer is a four-arm
macromolecule material or a six-arm macromolecule material; and

polymerizing the first monomer with the second monomer to form an interpenetrating polymer network, and transforming the lithium
salt into a solid solution and dispersing in the interpenetrating polymer network, thereby forming the solid electrolyte.

US Pat. No. 9,231,157

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A light emitting diode, comprising:
a first semiconductor layer having a patterned surface defining a plurality of grooves, wherein a width of each of the plurality
of grooves ranges from about 50 nanometers to about 100 nanometers;

a second semiconductor layer having a light extraction surface;
an active layer sandwiched between the first semiconductor layer and the second semiconductor layer, wherein the light extraction
surface of the second semiconductor layer and the patterned surface of the first semiconductor layer are away from the active
layer;

an upper electrode electrically connected with the second semiconductor layer; and
a lower electrode electrically connected with the patterned surface, wherein the lower electrode covers the entire patterned
surface of the first semiconductor layer.

US Pat. No. 9,685,247

RADIATION PROTECTION DEVICE

Tsinghua University, Hai...

1. A radiation protection device for a system which is configured to perform safety inspection of a cargo or a vehicle by
a ray, the radiation protection device comprising:
a plurality of containers, and
a radiation protection part disposed within each of the container,
wherein:
the radiation protection part comprises a protection wall, and the protection wall has a protection wall body and a flange
portion extending from at least a portion of an edge of the protection wall body, and

the plurality of containers comprises a first container and a second container adjacent to each other, and the flange portion
of the radiation protection part within the first container is configured to be adjacent to a first wall of the first container,
and the first wall abuts a second wall of the second container, so that the flange portion lies in the path of at least one
ray which would otherwise pass obliquely through the abutting first wall of the first container and second wall of the second
container.

US Pat. No. 9,247,650

METHOD FOR MAKING CONDUCTIVE WIRES

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making conductive wires, the method comprising the following steps of:
(a) providing an ink having carbon nanotubes, wherein the ink comprises a solvent of 50-80 wt %, carbon nanotubes of 0.0001-5
wt %, a viscosity modifier of 0.1-30 wt %, a surfactant of 0.1-5 wt %, a binder of 0.1-30 wt % and a moisturizing agent; and
the moisturizing agent is selected from the group consisting of polypropylene glycols and glycol ethers so that the ink is
not volatilizable at temperatures in a range from about 50° C. to about 100° C.;

(b) applying the ink to form a baseline on a substrate; and
(c) electroless plating the baseline to apply a metal layer coating on the baseline having a plurality of the carbon nanotubes
therein.

US Pat. No. 9,236,553

SOLAR THERMOELECTRIC CELL

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A solar thermoelectric cell comprising at least one solar thermoelectric conversion module comprising:
a first thermoelectric conversion element made of a first thermoelectric material having a positive thermoelectric coefficient
and comprising a first absorbing part and a first non-absorbing part, a first angle defined by the first absorbing part and
the first non-absorbing part is less than 90 degrees;

a second thermoelectric conversion element made of a second thermoelectric material having negative thermoelectric coefficient
and comprising a second non-absorbing part and a second absorbing part electrically connected with the second absorbing part,
a second angle defined by the second absorbing part and the second non-absorbing part is less than 90 degrees;

wherein the first absorbing part is electrically connected with the second absorbing part; and
an insulated structure comprising a first planar surface and a second planar surface, wherein a third angle defined by the
first planar surface and the second planar surface is less than 90 degrees, the first absorbing part and the second absorbing
part are disposed in direct physical contact with the first planar surface, and the first non-absorbing part and the second
non-absorbing part are disposed in direct physical contact with the second planar surface.

US Pat. No. 9,440,227

METHOD FOR PREPARING CATALYST COATING ON METAL BASE PLATE

Petrochina Company Limite...

1. A method for preparing a catalyst coating on a metal substrate, comprising:
a) pre-heating the metal substrate to a temperature about the melting point of the metal substrate;
b) thermally spraying a layer of ?-alumina nanoparticles onto the pre-heated metal substrate to produce a composite substrate;
c) coating the composite substrate with an alumina sol;
d) drying and calcinating the alumina sol-coated composite substrate to form an ?-alumina coated composite substrate;
e) immersing the ?-alumina coated composite substrate into a solution of active components to form a coating of the active
components thereon; and

f) drying and calcinating the active components onto the ?-alumina coated composite substrate to obtain the catalyst coating.

US Pat. No. 9,168,725

METHOD FOR TRANSFERRING NANOSTRUCTURES

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for transferring nanostructures comprising:
providing a plurality of nanostructures on a growth substrate;
covering the plurality of nanostructures with an adhesive layer;
separating the plurality of nanostructures from the growth substrate by moving the adhesive layer or the growth substrate
until the plurality of nanostructures are partially exposed out of the adhesive layer;

stacking the adhesive layer on a target substrate by sandwiching the plurality of nanostructures between the target substrate
and the adhesive layer and placing exposed portions of the plurality of nanostructures in contact with the target substrate;

covering the adhesive layer with a metal layer; and
separating the adhesive layer and the metal layer from the plurality of nanostructures and the target substrate by permeating
an organic solvent between the adhesive layer and the plurality of nanostructures.

US Pat. No. 9,253,730

TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER FOR REDUCING POWER CONSUMPTION IN FM-UWB COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A transmitter comprising:
a detector configured to generate a pulse signal in response to a detection of an edge of a digital signal;
a first modulator configured to modulate the digital signal into a first modulation signal, based on a value of the digital
signal; and

a second modulator configured to, while the pulse signal exists, modulate the first modulation signal into a second modulation
signal, based on a frequency of the first modulation signal.

US Pat. No. 9,088,851

THERMOACOUSTIC DEVICE ARRAY

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A thermoacoustic device array, the thermoacoustic device array comprising:
a substrate having a surface, wherein the substrate defines a plurality of recesses on the surface of the substrate, and the
plurality of recesses are spaced from and parallel with each other;

a plurality of thermoacoustic device units located on the surface of the substrate; each of the plurality of thermoacoustic
device units comprising:

a sound wave generator located on the surface of the substrate and suspended over the plurality of recesses;
a first electrode and a second electrode spaced from each other and electrically connected to the sound wave generator, wherein
at least one of the plurality of recesses is located between the first electrode and the second electrode, and one portion
of the sound wave generator that is between the first electrode and the second electrode is suspended over the at least one
of the plurality of recesses.

US Pat. No. 9,095,049

METHOD FOR MAKING AN ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING LAYER

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making an electromagnetic shielding layer, the method comprising the steps of:
(a) providing a surface;
(b) fabricating at least one carbon nanotube film;
(c) adhering a carbon nanotube film structure on the surface; and
(d) forming a conductive layer on the carbon nanotube film structure, thereby obtaining the electromagnetic shielding layer
on the surface, wherein the carbon nanotube film structure is located between the surface and the conductive layer.

US Pat. No. 9,275,821

ELECTRON EMISSION DEVICE AND ELECTRON EMISSION DISPLAY

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An electron emission device, comprising:
a plurality of first electrodes substantially parallel to each other and extending along a first direction;
a plurality of second electrodes substantially parallel to each other and extending along a second direction, wherein the
plurality of second electrodes intersect with the plurality of first electrodes to define a plurality of intersections; and

a plurality of electron emission units; wherein each electron emission unit is sandwiched between one of the plurality of
first electrodes and one of the plurality of second electrodes at each of the plurality of intersections; wherein the electron
emission unit comprises a semiconductor layer, an electron collection layer, and an insulating layer stacked together; and
the electron collection layer is a conductive layer.

US Pat. No. 9,305,978

METHOD OF MAKING ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE ARRAY

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method of making organic light emitting diode array, the method comprising:
providing a base having a plurality of first electrodes on a surface of the base;
depositing a first organic layer on the surface of the base so that the first organic layer is electrically connected to the
plurality of first electrodes;

applying a first organic light emitting layer on the first organic layer;
providing a template with a first patterned surface;
attaching the first patterned surface of the template on the first organic light emitting layer and pressing the template
toward the first organic light emitting layer;

forming a second patterned surface on the first organic light emitting layer by separating the template from the first organic
light emitting layer, wherein a plurality of first protruding structures, a plurality of second protruding structures, and
a plurality of third protruding structures are formed on a surface of the first organic light emitting layer away from the
base;

depositing a second organic light emitting layer on each of the plurality of second protruding structures, and depositing
a third organic light emitting layer on each of the plurality of third protruding structures;

forming a second organic layer to cover the plurality of first protruding structures, the second light emitting layer, and
the third light emitting layer; and

forming a second electrode electrically connected to the second organic layer.

US Pat. No. 9,167,627

METHOD FOR MAKING HEATER

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making a heater, the method comprising:
S1: providing a support and a flexible substrate, wrapping the flexible substrate on a surface of the support;

S2: drawing a carbon nanotube film from a carbon nanotube array, and attaching one end of the carbon nanotube film on the flexible
substrate;

S3: wrapping the carbon nanotube film around the support by rotating the support to form a carbon nanotube layer around the
flexible substrate;

S4: separating the flexible substrate from the support and the carbon nanotube layer, the carbon nanotube layer includes a plurality
of carbon nanotubes aligned in a first direction;

S5: shrinking the flexible substrate along the first direction by heating the flexible substrate to a temperature ranging from
about 80° C. to about 120° C., and

S6: electrically connecting a plurality of electrodes with the carbon nanotube layer.

US Pat. No. 9,219,276

ELECTRODE COMPOSITE MATERIAL, METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME, AND LITHIUM ION BATTERY USING THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A lithium ion battery comprising:
an anode electrode comprising an anode composite material comprising a plurality of anode active material particles and a
first continuous aluminum phosphate layer coated on a surface of each of the plurality of anode active material particles;

a cathode electrode comprising a cathode composite material comprising a plurality of cathode active material particles and
a second continuous aluminum phosphate layer coated on a surface of each of the plurality of cathode active material particles;
and

a non-aqueous electrolyte disposed between the cathode electrode and the anode electrode, wherein a material of the plurality
of cathode active material particles is a layered type lithium cobalt oxide.

US Pat. No. 9,105,932

LITHIUM ION BATTERY

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A lithium ion battery comprising at least one battery cell, the at least one battery cell comprising:
a cathode electrode;
an anode electrode; and
a separator located between the cathode electrode and the anode electrode;
wherein the cathode electrode comprises a current collector and two cathode material layers, the current collector is a carbon
nanotube layer sandwiched between the two cathode material layers and consisting of a plurality of first carbon nanotubes,
and each of the two cathode material layers is a continuous layer structure with a thickness in a range from about 100 micrometers
to about 300 micrometer.

US Pat. No. 9,065,114

CATHODE OF LITHIUM ION BATTERY AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making a cathode of lithium ion battery comprising the following steps:
providing a paste mixture comprising active material and adhesive;
pressing the paste mixture into a sheet structure having a surface;
applying a carbon nanotube layer structure on the surface of the sheet structure to form a precursor;
curling the precursor to form a curled precursor;
pressing the curled precursor to disperse carbon nanotubes of the carbon nanotube layer structure in the paste mixture to
form a cathode precursor; and

drying the cathode precursor.

US Pat. No. 9,714,906

NUCLIDE IDENTIFICATION METHOD, NUCLIDE IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM, AND PHOTONEUTRON EMITTER

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. A nuclide identification method, comprising:
placing an object to be inspected between a photoneutron emitter and a photoneutron detector;
emitting, by the photoneutron emitter, photoneutrons having a predetermined range of energy at a predetermined time;
detecting, by the photoneutron detector, a plurality of quantities of the photoneutrons, which respectively fly to the photoneutron
detector for different times of flight, so as to acquire a sample spectrum in which the plurality of quantities of the photoneutrons
are ordered according to the different times of flight; and

determining a nuclide contained in the object based on a resonant scattering energy of the nuclide by analyzing, in the sample
spectrum, where a quantity of the photoneutrons within a particular range of time of flight is lower than an expected value
as a result of the resonant scattering between the quantity of photoneutrons within the particular range of time of flight
and the nuclide.

US Pat. No. 9,784,883

MULTI-SPECTRAL STATIC CT APPARATUSES

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. A multi-spectral static Computerized Tomography (CT) apparatus, comprising:
a conveyor mechanism configured to carry and move an object under inspection in a direction along a path;
a distributed ray source comprising a plurality of ray source spots that are provided in a plane generally perpendicular to
the direction of the object's movement, wherein the plurality of ray source spots at least partially surround the path of
the object, and are configured to emit X-rays toward the path in order to penetrate the object;

a detection device comprising a plurality of detection units configured to receive X-rays penetrating the object and having
a first energy response, the plurality of detection units having the first energy response provided in a first plane generally
parallel to a plane of the distributed ray source such that at least one detection unit of the detection units having the
first energy response is at an opposite side of the path passing through the first plane to at least one other detection unit
of the detection units having the first energy response, and comprising a plurality of detection units configured to receive
X-rays penetrating the object and having a second energy response, the plurality of detection units having the second energy
response provided adjacent to the plurality of detection units having the first energy response in the direction of the object's
movement and the plurality of detection units having the second energy response provided in a second plane generally parallel
to the plane of the distributed ray source such that at least one detection unit of the detection units having the second
energy response is at an opposite side of the path passing through the second plane to at least one other detection unit of
the detection units having the second energy response;

an acquisition device coupled to the detection device and configured to convert the X-rays detected by the detection units
having the first energy response into a first digital signal and the X-rays detected by the detection units having the second
energy response into a second digital signal; and

a processing device coupled to the acquisition device and configured to reconstruct a CT image of the object based on the
first and second digital signals.

US Pat. No. 9,249,437

PROCESS FOR PREPARING BIODIESEL FROM RENEWABLE OIL AND FAT CATALYZED BY LIPASE WITH ONLINE DEHYDRATION

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A process for preparing biodiesel from renewable oil and fat catalyzed by lipase with online dehydration, wherein a short
chain alcohol ROH is used as an acyl-acceptor, and a lipase is utilized as the catalyst to catalyze transesterification reaction
of oil and fat feedstock with said short chain alcohol, so as to synthesize biodiesel comprising the steps of:
adding oil and fat in a single-stage or multi-stage reactor,
adding 4-8 mole of short chain alcohol per mole of the oil and fat, and 20-2000active units of lipase per gram of the oil
and fat into the reactor, wherein one unit of lipase produces one ?mol of the product per minute,

carrying out online dehydration with a membrane or a molecular sieve during the whole or part of the catalytic process by
the lipase; and

maintaining the temperature at 20-50° C.;
after 3-10 hours reaction, the yield for converting oil and fat feedstock into biodiesel being over 98%, and the final product
requiring less than 0.5 mg KOH per gram of oil to neutralize.

US Pat. No. 9,780,426

PHASE SHIFTER, ACCELERATOR AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. A phase shifter, comprising a rotating part having a first hollow structure, the first hollow structure having a first
cavity, a distance between a circumference of the cross section of the first cavity and a rotation center of the rotating
part changing periodically and continuously in a peripheral direction, such that when the rotatory part rotates, a phase shift
occurs between two adjacent microwave pulses at an outlet of the phase shifter.

US Pat. No. 9,405,109

OFF-AXIAL THREE-MIRROR OPTICAL SYSTEM WITH FREEFORM SURFACES

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An off-axial three-mirror optical system with freeform surfaces comprising:
an aperture located on an incident light path;
a primary mirror located on the incident light path and configured to reflect incident lights transmitting through the aperture
to form a first reflected light;

a secondary mirror located on a first reflected light path and configured to reflect the first reflected light to form a second
reflected light;

a tertiary mirror located on a second reflected light path and configured to reflect the second reflected light to form a
third reflected light; and

a detector located on a third reflected light path and configured to receive the third reflected light;
wherein a first three-dimensional rectangular coordinates system (X,Y,Z) is defined by a secondary mirror location, and a
secondary mirror vertex is a first three-dimensional rectangular coordinates system (X,Y,Z) origin; a second three-dimensional
rectangular coordinates system (X?,Y?,Z?) is defined by a primary mirror location and a tertiary mirror location, and the
second three-dimensional rectangular coordinates system (X?,Y?,Z?) is obtained by moving the first three-dimensional rectangular
coordinates system (X,Y,Z) along a Z-axis positive direction; a primary mirror surface and a tertiary mirror surface have
a same freeform surface equation, and the freeform surface equation is an x?y? polynomial up to a sixth order; and a secondary
mirror surface is an aspherical surface up to a tenth order.

US Pat. No. 9,403,735

FLUIDIZED BED REACTOR AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING OLEFINS FROM OXYGENATES

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. A fluidized bed reactor, comprising:
a reaction zone located in a lower portion of the fluidized bed reactor and comprising a lower dense phase zone and an upper
riser, wherein the lower dense phase zone and the upper riser are connected with each other transitionally;

a separation zone located in an upper portion of the fluidized bed reactor and comprising a settling chamber, a fast gas-solid
separator, a cyclone and a gas collecting chamber, wherein the upper riser extends upwardly into the separation zone and an
outlet of the upper riser is connected with an inlet of the fast gas-solid separator, an outlet of the fast gas-solid separator
is connected with an inlet of the cyclone via a fast gas passage, an outlet of the cyclone is connected with the gas collecting
chamber, and the gas collecting chamber is located below a reactor outlet and connected with the reactor outlet; and

a catalyst recycle line configured to recycle a catalyst from the settling chamber back to the lower dense phase zone, a catalyst
withdrawal line configured to withdraw a deactivated catalyst from at least one of the settling chamber and the lower dense
phase zone to a catalyst regenerator, and a catalyst return line configured to return a regenerated catalyst from the catalyst
regenerator to the lower dense phase zone,

wherein the fluidized bed reactor is suitable for producing an olefin from an oxygenate,
the lower dense phase zone has a height to diameter ratio of from 0.5 to 10,
the upper riser has a height to diameter ratio of from 2 to 20,
a diameter ratio of the lower dense phase zone to the upper riser is from 2 to 10, and
the fast gas passage is configured such that a stream resides in the fast gas passage for not more than 5 seconds.

US Pat. No. 9,054,285

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A light emitting diode comprising:
a first semiconductor layer;
an active layer on the first semiconductor layer;
a second semiconductor layer on the active layer;
a cermet layer on the second semiconductor layer, wherein a refractive index of the cermet layer is a complex number comprising
a real part and an imaginary part, and the imaginary part is greater than or smaller than 0, and a dielectric constant of
the cermet layer is a complex number comprising a real part and an imaginary part, and the real part of the dielectric constant
is a negative number;

a first electrode covering entire surface of the first semiconductor layer away from the active layer; and
a second electrode electrically connected to the second semiconductor layer.

US Pat. No. 9,779,908

X-RAY GENERATOR WITH ADJUSTABLE COLLIMATION

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. An X-ray generator with adjustable collimation, comprising:
an assembly of X-ray source, which includes an X-ray tube having a cathode and an anode and a front collimator;
a high voltage generator, which is disposed in an extended chamber of a housing for the X-ray tube and which is used for supplying
a direct current high voltage between the cathode and the anode of the X-ray tube to excite X-ray beams;

a collimation adjustment ring, which is rotatably disposed outside of the front collimator and which is adapted to rotate
about the X-ray source and adjust fan-type X-ray beams into continuous scanning pencil-type X-ray beams; and

a cooling unit, which is independently mounted to the X-ray tube and which is used for cooling the anode of the X-ray tube;
wherein, the assembly of X-ray source, the high voltage generator, the collimation adjustment unit and the cooling unit are
integrated as a whole, and

wherein the high voltage generator comprises an annular high voltage circuit, a high voltage transformer and a filament transformer
disposed within the extended chamber, wherein the annular high voltage generator, the high voltage transformer and the filament
transformer are respectively located on corresponding insulating resin plates and are disposed at sides of the corresponding
insulating resin plates away from the X-ray tube.

US Pat. No. 9,353,410

MICRO-REACTOR DEVICE

CapitalBio Corporation, ...

1. A magnetic rack comprising a lateral movement structure and a longitudinal movement structure, wherein:
(1) the lateral movement structure comprises:
a motion platform;
a driving wheel and a driven wheel on the motion platform;
a drive wheel motor connected to the driving wheel;
a timing belt engaging both the driving wheel and the driven wheel; and
a magnet holder engaging the timing belt, which magnet holder is configured to hold one or more magnets,
wherein the timing belt is configured to be actuated by the drive wheel motor and driving wheel to move the magnet holder
laterally along a path on the motion platform:

(2) the longitudinal movement structure comprises:
a motor mounting plate;
a lifting motor;
a lifting guide bushing; and
a lifting guide column;
wherein the lifting guide bushing is connected to the motion platform and the lifting guide column is connected to the motor
mounting plate,

wherein the lifting guide bushing and the lifting guide column are configured to engage each other to form a lifting structure,
and

wherein the lifting motor is configured to actuate the lifting structure to move the motion platform in a direction substantially
perpendicular to the motion platform.

US Pat. No. 9,231,060

EPTAXIAL STRUCTURE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An epitaxial structure, comprising:
a substrate having an epitaxial growth surface;
a first epitaxial layer on the epitaxial growth surface;
a graphene layer on the first epitaxial layer, wherein the graphene layer defines a plurality of apertures to exposed a part
of a surface of the first epitaxial layer, and the plurality of apertures are formed by photocatalytic titanium oxide cutting;
and

a second epitaxial layer on the first epitaxial layer and covering the graphene layer, wherein the second epitaxial layer
is located on the graphene layer and contacts the first epitaxial layer by extending through the plurality of apertures.

US Pat. No. 9,470,824

MANUFACTURE METHOD FOR BLAZED CONCAVE GRATING

Graduate School at Shenzh...

1. A manufacture method for a blazed concave grating, comprising the following steps:
A, preparing a convex blazed master grating;
B, preparing a concave grating substrate, and preparing a segmentation sheet;
C, replicating a concave grating, wherein during replication, the segmentation sheet is vertically placed in the middle of
the convex blazed master grating, so as to replicate two independent gratings on the convex blazed master grating;

D, separating blazed concave gratings: separately pulling the two independent gratings along two different directions, so
as to separate the two independent gratings from the convex blazed master grating; and

E, splicing the concave gratings: splicing the separated gratings.

US Pat. No. 9,445,840

INTEGRATED MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE FOR SINGLE OOCYTE TRAPPING

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for single oocyte trapping using an integrated microfluidic device, the method comprising:
a) providing an integrated microfluidic device for single oocyte trapping, wherein the integrated microfluidic device comprises
an upper layer and a lower layer,

wherein said lower layer is bound to said upper layer, said upper layer comprises a micro-channel and said lower layer comprises
a micro-well array comprising a plurality of micro-wells, said micro-channel is in fluidic connection with said micro-well
array, and the height of said micro-channel is greater than the diameter of a mature mammalian oocyte;

b) transporting an oocyte by a liquid in the micro-channel to allow the oocyte to enter the micro-well array;
c) adding a sperm to the micro-channel to allow the sperm to reach the oocyte for in vitro fertilization in the micro-well
array; and

d) after the sperm reaches the oocyte, introducing air into the micro-channel to replace the liquid, so that micro-droplets
are formed in the micro-wells.

US Pat. No. 9,250,428

OFF-AXIAL THREE-MIRROR SYSTEM

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An off-axial three-mirror system comprising: a primary mirror, a secondary mirror, a tertiary mirror, and an image sensor;
wherein the secondary mirror is located on a primary mirror reflective optical path, the tertiary mirror is located on a secondary
mirror reflective optical path, the image sensor is located on a tertiary mirror reflecting optical path; the primary mirror
and the tertiary mirror are formed as one piece; and a surface type of both the primary mirror and the tertiary mirror is
a freeform surface, wherein the primary mirror, the secondary mirror, and the tertiary mirror are concave minors; the surface
type of both the primary mirror and the tertiary mirror is a XY polynomial surface, and an equation of the XY polynomial surface
is
R in the equation represents radius of the primary mirror and the tertiary mirror, and C1˜C15 represent coefficients in the equation.
US Pat. No. 9,133,516

METHODS FOR IDENTIFICATION OF ALLELES USING ALLELE-SPECIFIC PRIMERS FOR AMPLIFICATION

CapitalBio Corporation, ...

1. A method for determining one or more polymorphisms in a sample comprising the steps of:
(a) performing multiple PCR amplifications with 1) a sample genomic DNA as a template; 2) a group of primers comprising one
or more allele-specific primers for a target gene, a universal primer and a common primer; and 3) a DNA polymerase without
3?-5? exonuclease activity,

wherein each allele-specific primer comprises a unique tag sequence linked to the 5? end of a nucleotide sequence which is
identical or complementary to a target gene sequence containing a polymorphic locus; the Tm difference between different tag sequences equals or is less than 5° C.; and the tag sequences have no cross-hybridization
among themselves or with the group of primers, have low homology to the species of the sample genomic DNA, and no hairpin
structures; and

wherein the common primer comprises, from 5? to 3?, a nucleotide sequence identical to the nucleotide sequence of the universal
primer and a nucleotide sequence which is identical or complementary to a sequence on the sample genomic DNA, wherein each
said allele-specific primer and said common primer generate a DNA fragment containing the polymorphic locus from PCR amplifications,
and wherein said universal primer increases the amount of single strand amplification product comprising a complementary sequence
of the tag sequence of each allele-specific primer;

b) hybridizing the PCR products generated in step a) to an array comprising tag probes, wherein each tag probe comprises one
of said tag sequences in said allele-specific primers, and each said tag probe is able to hybridize to the complementary sequence
in the PCR products; and

c) determining the polymorphic genotype based on the hybridization signal and the position of the tag probe hybridized with
the PCR products on the array,

wherein the polymorphic locus is associated with hereditary deafness and is selected from the group consisting of: 35delG,
167delT, 176del16, 235delC, and 299delAT of GJB2; 538 C>T and 547 G>A of GJB3; 707 T>C, 2168 A>G, and IVS7-2 A>G of SLC26A4;
and 1555 A>G of 12S rRNA, and

wherein a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:1 and a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:2 are used
to detect the 35delG mutation in the GJB2 gene; a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:3 and a primer comprising
the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:4 are used to detect the 167delT mutation in the GJB2 gene; a primer comprising the tag sequence
of SEQ ID NO:5 and a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:6 are used to detect the 176del16 mutation in the GJB2
gene; a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:7 and a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:8 are used
to detect the 235delC mutation in the GJB2 gene; a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:9 and a primer comprising
the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:10 are used to detect the 299delAT mutation in the GJB2 gene; a primer comprising the tag sequence
of SEQ ID NO:11 and a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:12 are used to detect the 538 C>T mutation in the GJB3
gene; a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:13 and a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:14 are used
to detect the 547 G>A mutation in the GJB3 gene; a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:15 and a primer comprising
the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:16 are used to detect the 707 T>C mutation in the SLC26A4 gene; a primer comprising the tag
sequence of SEQ ID NO:19 and a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:20 are used to detect the 2168 A>G mutation
in the SLC26A4 gene; a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:21 and a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ
ID NO:22 are used to detect the IVS7-2 A>G mutation in the SLC26A4 gene; and a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID
NO:17 and a primer comprising the tag sequence of SEQ ID NO:18 are used to detect the 1555 A>G mutation in the 12S rRNA gene.

US Pat. No. 9,067,795

METHOD FOR MAKING GRAPHENE COMPOSITE STRUCTURE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making a graphene composite structure, the method comprising:
growing a graphene film on a first surface of a metal substrate by a CVD method, wherein the metal substrate has a second
surface opposite to the first surface;

layering a polymer layer on the graphene film, wherein the polymer layer is directly in contact with a surface of the graphene
film away from the metal substrate;

combining the polymer layer with the graphene film while the graphene film remains attached to the metal substrate during
the combining process; and

etching the metal substrate from the second surface to form a plurality of stripped electrodes.

US Pat. No. 9,457,875

FLOATING TYPE SELF-LIFTING DRILLING PLATFORM

Graduate School at Shenzh...

1. A floating type self-lifting drilling platform, comprising: a main deck and an upper structure thereof, a floating cushion,
pile legs, a mooring system and a lifting mechanism, wherein the upper structure comprises a module selected from the group
consisting of a drilling module, a production module, and a drilling and production module;
wherein the floating cushion is located under the main deck, the area and thickness of the floating cushion are both greater
than those of the main deck, a middle part of the floating cushion is provided with a moon pool as a passage for the module
to pass, and the inner part of the floating cushion is partitioned into multiple cabins;

wherein there are three pile legs, a main structure of each of the pile legs is a triangular truss structure, a bottom part
of each of the pile legs is rigidly and fixedly connected with the floating cushion, the main deck lifts vertically along
the pile legs through the lifting mechanism and is fixed at a preset height, each of the pile legs comprises an upper hollow
sealing body, a lower hollow sealing body and a middle section, the upper hollow sealing body and the lower hollow sealing
body are both formed by soldering steel plates along the triangular truss structure, the middle section is located between
the upper hollow sealing body and the lower hollow sealing body, and the middle section is still of a triangular truss structure
through which water can pass; and

wherein during the operation, the center of gravity of the floating type self-lifting drilling platform is lower than the
centre of buoyancy, and the water line is located within the height range of the upper hollow sealing body and is positioned
through the mooring system.

US Pat. No. 9,450,234

VOLTAGE CYCLING METHOD FOR LITHIUM ION BATTERY COMPRISING SULFUR POLYMER COMPOSITE IN ACTIVE MATERIAL

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for cycling a sulfur composite lithium ion battery, the method comprising a step of charging and discharging the
sulfur composite lithium ion battery at a first voltage range having a predetermined highest voltage and a predetermined lowest
voltage, wherein the sulfur composite lithium ion battery comprises a cathode active material and an anode active material,
the cathode active material comprising a sulfur composite, the sulfur composite is a sulfur based polymer, the anode active
material is lithium metal, the first voltage range is smaller than and located in a range having a charge cutoff voltage and
a discharge cutoff voltage, the charge cutoff voltage is 3V, and the discharge cutoff voltage is 0V, the first voltage range
is 30% to 50% smaller than the range from 0V to 3V, and the step of charging and discharging satisfies at least one condition
of (1) and (2):
(1) the predetermined lowest voltage of the first voltage range is larger than the discharge cutoff voltage of the sulfur
composite; and

(2) the predetermined highest voltage of the first voltage range is smaller than the charge cutoff voltage of the sulfur composite,
wherein the cycling the sulfur composite lithium ion battery is defined as:
when a voltage of the sulfur composite lithium ion battery is charged to the predetermined highest voltage, the charging stops;
when the voltage of the sulfur composite lithium ion battery is discharged to the predetermined lowest voltage, the discharging
stops; and

the sulfur composite lithium ion battery is not charged above the charge cutoff voltage and the sulfur composite lithium ion
battery is not discharged below the discharge cutoff voltage.

US Pat. No. 9,200,323

HYBRIDIZATION METHODS USING NATURAL BASE MISMATCHES

CapitalBio Corporation, ...

1. A process for hybridizing an oligonucleotide to a first nucleic acid target, the method comprising the steps of:
providing an oligonucleotide comprising a nucleic acid sequence complementary in part to the first target, but comprising
at least one artificial mismatch relative to the first target and comprising a nucleic acid sequence complementary in part
to a second target, but comprising at least one artificial mismatch and a true mismatch relative to the second target,

wherein the true mismatch and the artificial mismatch are separated from one another by six to nine nucleotide positions and
wherein the artificial mismatch is a naturally occurring nucleotide base; and

combining the oligonucleotide and the first and second targets under a hybridization condition that allows formation of (a)
a first duplex comprising the oligonucleotide and the first target, and (b) a second duplex comprising the oligonucleotide
and the second target, wherein the first duplex has a melting temperature 4-10° C. higher than that of the second duplex.

US Pat. No. 9,202,901

METAL SILICIDE SELF-ALIGNED SIGE HETEROJUNCTION BIPOLAR TRANSISTOR AND METHOD OF FORMING THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method of forming a metal silicide self-aligned SiGe heterojunction bipolar transistor, comprising at least the following
steps:
6.1 forming a Si epitaxial layer of a first conduction type and forming a local dielectric region in the resulting Si epitaxial
layer, wherein a portion of the Si epitaxial layer in which the local dielectric region is not formed forms a Si collector
region;

6.2 forming a base region of a second conduction type on the resulting structure of the step 6.1, forming a monocrystalline
base region on top of the Si collector region, and forming a polycrystalline base region on top of the local dielectric region,
wherein the base region is a composite layer consisting of Si and SiGe;

6.3 depositing or sputtering a first metal layer;
6.4 depositing a first silicon oxide layer;
6.5 selectively removing middle portions of the first silicon oxide layer and the first metal layer in sequence to form a
first window which exposes the middle portion of the surface of the monocrystalline base region;

6.6 depositing a second silicon oxide layer;
6.7 depositing a silicon nitride layer and then forming a silicon nitride inner sidewall at the inner edge of the first window
through an anisotropic etching process;

6.8 removing portions of the second silicon oxide layer which are not covered by the silicon nitride inner sidewall to form
an emitter-base spacer dielectric region composed of a liner silicon oxide layer and the silicon nitride inner sidewall, opening
an emitter window enclosed by the emitter-base spacer dielectric region to expose the middle portion of the surface of the
monocrystalline base region;

6.9 depositing a polysilicon layer and heavily doping the polysilicon layer into a polysilicon layer of the first conduction
type;

6.10 forming a protection layer on the polysilicon layer and then etching off portions of the polysilicon layer and the first
silicon oxide layer which are not masked by the protection layer to form a heavily doped polysilicon emitter region of the
first conduction type;

6.11 implanting ions of the second conduction type into the resulting structure of the step 6.10 to form a heavily doped monocrystalline
base region and a heavily doped polycrystalline base region of the second conduction type by using the protection layer as
a mask, and then removing the protection layer;

6.12 enabling the first metal layer to make a silicification reaction with the heavily doped polycrystalline base region,
the heavily doped monocrystalline base region and a portion of the monocrystalline base region, which are in contact with
the first metal layer, respectively, to obtain a base-region low-resistance metal silicide layer; and diffusing the impurities
in the heavily doped polysilicon emitter region of the first conduction type formed in the step 6.10 outwards and downwards
via the emitter window to form a heavily doped monocrystalline emitter region of the first conduction type; and

6.13 depositing a contact hole dielectric layer, forming contact holes, and leading out an emitter metal electrode and a base
metal electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,269,523

ELECTRON EMISSION DEVICE AND ELECTRON EMISSION DISPLAY

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An electron emission device, comprising:
a plurality of first electrodes substantially parallel to each other and extending along a first direction, wherein each of
the plurality of first electrodes comprises a carbon nanotube layer;

a plurality of second electrodes substantially parallel to each other and extending along a second direction, wherein the
plurality of second electrodes are intersected with the plurality of first electrodes to define a plurality of intersections;
and

a plurality of electron emission units, wherein each of the plurality of electron emission unit is sandwiched between the
first electrode and the second electrode at each of the plurality of intersections, wherein the electron emission unit comprises
a semiconductor layer and an insulating layer stacked together; the semiconductor layer defines a plurality of holes, the
carbon nanotube layer covers the plurality of holes, and a portion of the carbon nanotube layer is suspended on the plurality
of holes.

US Pat. No. 9,263,628

METHOD FOR MAKING LIGHT EMITTING DIODES

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making a light emitting diode, comprising the following steps:
providing a substrate having a first surface;
forming a first semiconductor pre-layer on the first surface of the substrate;forming a plurality of first three-dimensional structures on a first semiconductor pre-layer surface at a distance away from
the substrate, to form a first semiconductor layer;
forming an active layer and a second semiconductor pre-layer on the first semiconductor layer in order;
applying a patterned mask layer on a second semiconductor pre-layer surface, wherein the patterned mask layer comprises a
plurality of linear walls aligned side by side, and a groove is defined between each adjacent linear walls to form an exposed
portion of the second semiconductor pre-layer surface;

etching the exposed portion and removing the patterned mask layer to form a second plurality of three-dimensional structures,
wherein the second plurality of three-dimensional structures are linear protruding structures, and a cross-section of each
linear protruding structure is an arc;

removing the substrate to form an exposed first semiconductor layer surface located away from the active layer;
covering the exposed first semiconductor layer surface by a first electrode; and
electrically connecting a second electrode with the second semiconductor pre-layer.

US Pat. No. 9,236,538

METHOD FOR MAKING LIGHT EMITTING DIODE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making a light emitting diode, the method comprising:
providing a substrate having an epitaxial growth surface;
epitaxially growing a first semiconductor layer, an active layer, and a second semiconductor layer on the epitaxial growth
surface of the substrate in that sequence;

forming a cermet layer on the second semiconductor layer, wherein the cermet layer is in direct physical contact with the
second semiconductor layer;

exposing a surface of the first semiconductor layer by removing the substrate to form an exposed surface;
applying a first electrode covering the entire exposed surface of the first semiconductor layer; and
applying a second electrode electrically connected to the second semiconductor layer.

US Pat. No. 9,166,104

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A light emitting diode, comprising:
a first semiconductor layer having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface;
an active layer and a second semiconductor layer stacked on the first surface of the first semiconductor layer, wherein the
active layer is sandwiched between the first semiconductor layer and the second semiconductor layer;

a reflector located on a surface of the second semiconductor layer away from the active layer;
a first electrode located on a surface of the reflector away from the active layer; and
a second electrode coated on the second surface of the first semiconductor layer;
wherein the second surface of the first semiconductor layer defines a plurality of grooves parallel with each other to form
a patterned surface, and the second electrode covers the entire patterned surface, a width of each of the plurality of grooves
ranges from about 50 nm to about 100 nm, and the patterned surface is configured as a light extraction surface.

US Pat. No. 9,246,071

MANUFACTURING METHOD OF GRATING

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A manufacturing method of a grating comprising:
forming a photoresist film on a surface of a substrate;
forming a nano-pattern on the photoresist film by nano-imprint lithography;
forming a patterned photoresist layer by etching the photoresist film, wherein the patterned photoresist layer defines a plurality
of cavities, and a first part of the surface of the substrate is exposed through the patterned photoresist layer;

covering a mask layer on the patterned photoresist layer and entire the first part of the surface of the substrate exposed
through the patterned photoresist layer at the same time;

forming a patterned mask layer by removing the patterned photoresist layer and portions of the mask layer on the patterned
photoresist layer, wherein the patterned mask layer is retained on the first part of the surface of the substrate;

etching the substrate through the patterned mask layer by reactive ion etching, wherein etching gases used in the reactive
ion etching comprises carbon tetrafluoride, sulfur hexafluoride, and argon; and

removing the patterned mask layer.

US Pat. No. 9,239,413

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING METAL GRATING

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method of manufacturing a metal grating, the method comprising:
S10, providing a substrate;

S20, applying a metal layer on a surface of the substrate;

S30, forming a patterned mask layer on a surface of the metal layer, wherein the patterned mask layer comprises a plurality protrusions
spaced from each other and located on the surface of the metal layer, each of the plurality protrusions comprises a first
protrusion and a second protrusion stacked on top of the first protrusion, the first protrusion is made of ZEP520, EMMA, PS,
SAL601, or ARZ72, and the second protrusion is made of a silicone oligomer;

S40, etching part of the surface of the metal layer exposed out of the patterned mask layer using a physical etching gas and
a reactive etching gas; and

S50, dissolving the patterned mask layer on the surface of the metal layer.

US Pat. No. 9,189,420

WEAR-LEVELING METHOD, STORAGE DEVICE, AND INFORMATION SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A wear-leveling method, wherein a storage region is divided into a plurality of storage sub-regions of a same size, each
storage sub-region is divided into a plurality of storage blocks of a same size, each storage block corresponds to one logical
address and one physical address, and there is a unique mapping between the logical address and the physical address, wherein
the logical address of a storage block in a storage sub-region comprises a storage sub-region key and a storage block key,
the storage sub-region key is used to identify the storage sub-region, and the storage block key is used to identify the storage
block in the storage sub-region, the logical address of a storage block in a storage sub-region is represented by a binary
number string MA whose length is Log2N, consecutive Log2(N/n) bits in the binary number string MA are the storage sub-region
key, and consecutive Log2n bits in the binary number string MA are the storage block key, wherein N is the total number of
storage blocks in the storage region, and n is the number of storage blocks in each storage sub-region; and
the method comprises:
recording the accumulated number of write operations of each storage sub-region; and
when the accumulated number of write operations of any one storage sub-region of the plurality of storage sub-regions reaches
a predetermined remapping rate, mapping a logical address of the storage sub-region to a remapping physical address, comprising,

generating a remapping key for the storage sub-region, wherein the length of the remapping key is Log2N, and
performing an exclusive-or (XOR) operation on a logical address MA of each storage block in the storage sub-region and the
remapping key (Key) to obtain a remapping physical address (RMA) of each storage block according to RMA=MA XOR Key.

US Pat. No. 9,362,080

ELECTRON EMISSION DEVICE AND ELECTRON EMISSION DISPLAY

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An electron emission device, the electron emission device comprising:
a plurality of first electrodes substantially parallel to each other and extending along a first direction, wherein each of
the plurality of first electrodes comprises a carbon nanotube composite structure comprising a carbon nanotube layer and a
semiconductor layer coated on the carbon nanotube layer;

a plurality of second electrodes substantially parallel to each other and extending along a second direction, wherein the
plurality of second electrodes intersect with the plurality of first electrodes to define a plurality of intersections; and

an insulating layer sandwiched between one of the plurality of first electrodes and one of the plurality of second electrodes
at each of the plurality of intersections, wherein each semiconductor layer is sandwiched between the insulating layer and
the carbon nanotube layer.

US Pat. No. 9,242,443

METHOD FOR MAKING CARBON NANOTUBE COMPOSITE HOLLOW STRUCTURE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making a carbon nanotube composite hollow structure, the method comprising:
step (a) providing a supply unit, a collecting unit, and a wrapping unit comprising a hollow rotating shaft and a face plate
mounted on the hollow rotating shaft, wherein a linear structure is supplied by the supply unit;

step (b) passing the linear structure through the hollow rotating shaft and fixing the linear structure on the collecting
unit;

step (c) drawing a carbon nanotube structure from a carbon nanotube array loaded on the face plate, and adhering one end of
the carbon nanotube structure to a part of the linear structure between the wrapping unit and the collecting unit;

step (d) form a first carbon nanotube composite wire collected by the collecting unit by rotating the face plate and pulling
the linear structure along a fixed direction such that the carbon nanotube structure wraps around the linear structure;

step (e) forming a second carbon nanotube composite structure by applying a polymer liquid to the first carbon nanotube composite
structure; and

step (f) removing the linear structure from the second carbon nanotube composite structure.

US Pat. No. 9,196,790

METHOD FOR MAKING EPITAXIAL STRUCTURE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making an epitaxial structure, the method comprising:
providing a substrate having an epitaxial growth surface;
forming a buffer layer on the epitaxial growth surface;
placing a carbon nanotube layer on the buffer layer;
forming an epitaxial structure preform by epitaxially growing an epitaxial layer on the buffer layer to form a plurality of
caves to enclose the carbon nanotube layer; and

removing the substrate and keeping the carbon nanotube layer being left in the plurality of caves.

US Pat. No. 10,138,571

METHOD FOR MAKING A SEMIMETAL COMPOUND OF PT BY REACTING ELEMENTS PT AND TE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making semimetal compound of Pt, the method comprising:providing a quartz tube having an open end and a sealed end opposite to the open end;
filling the quartz tube with quartz grains so that the quartz grains form a supporter at the sealed end;
filling the quartz tube with quartz fiber so that the quartz fiber form a filter on the quartz grains;
placing pure Pt and pure Te in the quartz tube as reacting materials, wherein a first purity of the pure Pt is greater than 99.9%, and a second purity of the pure Te is greater than 99.99%;
evacuating the quartz tube to be vacuum with a pressure lower than 10 Pa;
sealing the open end;
vertically accommodating the quartz tube in a steel sleeve so that the reacting materials is located at a bottom of the quartz tube and the quartz grains and the quartz fiber are located at a top of the quartz tube;
heating the steel sleeve to a first temperature from 600 degree Celsius to 800 degree Celsius and keeping the first temperature for a first period from 24 hours to 100 hours;
cooling the steel sleeve to a second temperature from 400 degree Celsius to 500 degree Celsius and keeping the second temperature for a second period from 24 hours to 100 hours at a cooling rate from 1 degree Celsius per hour to 10 degree Celsius per hour to obtain a reaction product comprising a crystal material of PtTe2; and
separating the crystal material of PtTe2 from the reaction product by reversing the steel sleeve.

US Pat. No. 9,389,912

MULTI-RESOURCE TASK SCHEDULING METHOD

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. A multi-resource task scheduling method, comprising following steps:
classifying a plurality of concurrency packets to distinguish packets with deadline and packets without deadline;
ranking the packets with deadline using EDF algorithm and ranking the packets without deadline using SJF algorithm;
estimating a virtual start time and a virtual completion time according to ranking results, wherein estimating the virtual
start time and the virtual completion time according to the ranking results is implemented by the following equations:

S(pi)=F(pi?1),

F(pi)=S(pi)+sij,

where S(pi) is the virtual start time of a packet Pi, F(pi) is the virtual completion time of the packet Pi, sij is a virtual processing time of the packet Pi spending on a resource j, and i indicates the i-th packet;

determining whether the packets with deadline can be scheduled successfully according to the virtual start time and the virtual
completion time;

if the packets with deadline can be scheduled successfully according to the virtual start time and the virtual completion
time, determining whether there is a packet without deadline, which can be arranged to be scheduled before the packets with
deadline and can shorten average completion time, existing in the packets without deadline, according to the virtual start
time and the virtual completion time; and

if there is a packet without deadline, which can be arranged to be scheduled before the packets with deadline and can shorten
average completion time, existing in the packets without deadline, according to the virtual start time and the virtual completion
time, scheduling the packet without deadline, which can be arranged to be scheduled before the packets with deadline and can
shorten the average completion time, in advance to shorten the average scheduling time of the plurality of packets.

US Pat. No. 9,162,892

CARBON NANOTUBE ARRAY

Tsinghua University, Bei...

10. A carbon nanotube array located on a surface of a substrate, comprising a plurality of isotope-doped carbon nanotube sub-arrays
directly located on different areas of the surface of the substrate, each isotope-doped carbon nanotube sub-array comprising
a plurality of carbon nanotubes, wherein the plurality of carbon nanotubes in different isotope-doped carbon nanotube sub-arrays
of the plurality of isotope-doped carbon nanotube sub-arrays are composed of different carbon isotopes; wherein the plurality
of carbon nanotubes in each isotope-doped carbon nanotube sub-array are composed of a single kind of carbon isotope.

US Pat. No. 9,269,959

LITHIUM ION BATTERY ELECTRODE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

12. A lithium ion battery comprising:
a cathode electrode comprising a cathode current collector and a cathode material layer located on the cathode current collector,
the cathode current collector comprises a first insulated support and a first graphene layer, and the first graphene layer
is located on the first insulated support; and

an anode electrode comprising an anode current collector and an anode material layer located on the anode current collector;
wherein at least one of the cathode current collector and the anode current collector comprises:
an insulated support comprising a first surface, a second, and a side surface, wherein the first surface is parallel with
and opposite to the second surface, the side surface is substantially perpendicular to the first surface and the second surface;
and

a graphene layer defining a U-shape, the graphene layer is a single graphene, covers, and directly contacts the first surface,
the second surface, and the side surface.

US Pat. No. 9,261,715

THERMOCHROMATIC DEVICE AND THERMOCHROMATIC DISPLAY APPARATUS

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A thermochromatic device, comprising:
an insulating substrate;
at least one color element located on the insulating substrate;
at least one heating element located on the insulating substrate; and
a first electrode and a second electrode electrically connected to the heating element;
wherein the color element and the heating element form a composite, and at least one part of the composite is suspended over
the insulating substrate; wherein both the heating element and the color element are layered and stacked with each other,
and two color elements are located on two opposite surfaces of the heating element.

US Pat. No. 9,983,321

SAFETY INSPECTION DETECTOR AND GOODS SAFETY INSPECTION SYSTEM COMPRISING SEALING MATERIAL FILLED BETWEEN AN OPENING ON A HOUSING AND THE END PORTION OF A DETECTION MODULE

NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITED, ...

1. A safety inspection detector comprising a circuit board, a detection module and a connecting interface; the detection module being mounted on a first surface or a second surface of the circuit board; and the connecting interface being mounted on the first surface of the circuit board, whereinthe safety inspection detector further comprises a first housing and a second housing, wherein the first housing is pressed and connected to the first surface of the circuit board, and a seal structure is formed on a contact surface of an edge of the first housing contacting with the first surface of the circuit board; electronic devices on the circuit board are sealed between the first housing and the circuit board; and the first housing has an inwardly concave notch that corresponds to the connecting interface, so as to expose the connecting interface;
the second housing is pressed and connected to a second surface of the circuit board, and another seal structure is formed on a contact surface of an edge of the second housing contacting with the second surface of the circuit board; the detection module is sealed between the first housing and the circuit board and/or between the second housing and the circuit board; an opening is provided on the first housing and/or the second housing, and at least one end portion of the detection module is located at the opening; and sealing material is filled between the opening and the end portion of the detection module.

US Pat. No. 9,236,600

METHOD FOR MAKING LITHIUM ION BATTERY ANODE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making a lithium ion battery anode comprising:
making a carbon nanotube source comprising a plurality of carbon nanotubes without functional groups;
providing an anode material and a solvent, wherein the anode material is doped or undoped lithium titanate, silicon oxide,
silicon nanoparticles, or any combination thereof;

adding the carbon nanotube source comprising the plurality of carbon nanotubes without functional groups and the anode material
into the solvent; and shaking the solvent with the carbon nanotube source and the anode material using ultrasonic waves, wherein
after the solvent with the carbon nanotube source and the anode material are shaken, the solvent with the carbon nanotube
source and the anode material combine with each other to form a mixture without adhesive, the mixture comprises the carbon
nanotube source and the anode material;

allowing the solvent to deposit the mixture at a bottom of the solvent; and
separating the mixture at the bottom from the solvent to obtain the lithium ion battery anode.

US Pat. No. 9,178,216

LITHIUM ION BATTERY CATHODE AND LITHIUM ION BATTERY USING THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A lithium ion battery cathode consisting of: a plurality of lithium cobalt oxide particles and a plurality of carbon nanotubes,
wherein a mass ratio of the lithium cobalt oxide particles to the carbon nanotubes is 8:0.2, the plurality of carbon nanotubes
are entangled with each other to form a net structure, the carbon nanotubes are pure and have no impurities adhered thereon,
and the cathode active material particles are wrapped by the carbon nanotubes.

US Pat. No. 10,701,787

X-RAY CONVERSION TARGET AND X-RAY GENERATOR

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. An X-ray conversion target, comprising a target body and a target part disposed within the target body, the target part having a first face configured to produce X-rays;wherein, the X-ray conversion target further comprises a cooling passage having a side wall, at least a part of the side wall being constituted by a portion of the target part;
wherein, the cooling passage comprises a cooling groove located in a second face of the target part, the second face and the first face being two faces of the target part facing away from each other; and
the cooling groove is defined by the second face together with a first ridge and a second ridge, which are arranged opposite to each other and extend along an edge of the second face of the target part respectively;
wherein, the cooling passage comprises an annular groove provided in the target body at a side of the target part provided within the target body.

US Pat. No. 9,910,184

ALIGNMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTAINER OR VEHICLE INSPECTION SYSTEM

Tsinghua University, Hai...

1. An alignment system for a container or vehicle inspection system, comprising a measuring module, which is a sensor row
or a sensor array consisted of a plurality of sensors each configured to measure ray intensity;
one sensor of the measuring module is arranged on a longitudinal central line of a detector module of the container or vehicle
inspection system, so that it is determined that rays are aligned with the detector module when a ray intensity value measured
by the one sensor of the measuring module arranged on the longitudinal central line of the detector module is a maximum value
of a ray intensity value curve.

US Pat. No. 9,472,400

METHOD FOR MAKING EPITAXIAL STRUCTURE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

13. A method for making an epitaxial structure, the method comprising:
providing a base comprising a substrate comprising an epitaxial growth surface, a first carbon nanotube film located on the
epitaxial growth surface, and a second carbon nanotube film located on the first carbon nanotube film; wherein the first carbon
nanotube film comprises a plurality of first carbon nanotubes substantially parallel with and spaced from each other; and
the second carbon nanotube film comprises a plurality of second carbon nanotubes substantially parallel with and spaced from
each other, and a angle between extending directions of the plurality of first carbon nanotubes and the plurality of second
carbon nanotubes is greater than 0 degrees;

depositing a mask preform layer on the epitaxial growth surface, wherein a thickness of the mask preform layer is greater
than a thickness of the first carbon nanotube film and smaller than a total thickness of the first carbon nanotube film and
the second carbon nanotube film;

obtaining a patterned mask by removing the second carbon nanotube film, wherein the patterned mask defines a plurality of
openings, and part of the epitaxial growth surface is exposed from the plurality of openings to form a second exposed part;
and

epitaxially growing an epitaxial layer on the epitaxial growth surface, wherein the patterned mask remains on the epitaxial
growth surface during the epitaxially growing the epitaxial layer.

US Pat. No. 9,450,142

METHOD FOR MAKING EPITAXIAL STRUCTURE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making an epitaxial structure, the method comprising:
providing a substrate having an epitaxial growth surface;
forming a buffer layer on the epitaxial growth surface;
placing a first carbon nanotube layer on the buffer layer;
epitaxially growing a first epitaxial layer on the buffer layer;
placing a second carbon nanotube layer on the first epitaxial layer;
epitaxially growing a second epitaxial layer on the first epitaxial layer; and
removing the substrate and the first carbon nanotube layer.

US Pat. No. 9,316,620

STRUCTURAL DAMAGE DETECTION SYSTEM, DEVICE AND METHOD

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A structural damage detection method for detecting damage of a structure, comprising:
scanning along a structure surface with a tapper, wherein the tapper taps with a tapping force at a predetermined frequency
band while scanning;

measuring tapping response signals transmitted from the structure surface to the tapper at positions of the structure surface
by a sensor, wherein the tapping response signals measured by the sensor comprises at least one of displacement, velocity,
and acceleration;

transforming the tapping response signals measured by the sensor to acquire a signal spectrum at each of the positions of
the structure surface;

intercepting from the signal spectrum a spectrum envelope corresponding to the predetermined frequency band of the tapping
force;

calculating a damage indicated value at the position of the structure surface, said calculated damage indicated value reflecting
a degree of similarity between the spectrum envelope at each of the positions and the spectrum envelope at other positions;
and

determining a position where the damage indicated value changes abruptly as a position of structural damage;
wherein calculating the damage indicated value at each of the positions of the structure surface comprises: generating a spectrum
vector corresponding to the spectrum envelope at each of the positions, wherein each component of the spectrum vector comprises
the spectrum value corresponding to a certain frequency in the spectrum envelope;

calculating a damage indicated value to reflect the degree of similarity between the spectrum vector at one position, represented
by i, and the spectrum vector at other positions, represented by j, comprises: calculating the damage indicated value as:

where Yi and Yj are the spectrum vectors at said one position and at other positions in the structure respectively, a calculator • is an inner
product calculation of the spectrum vector, |Yi| and |Yj| are lengths of the vectors Yi and Yj, and n is the number of the measured positions in the structure.

US Pat. No. 9,310,782

METHOD FOR MEASURING DISPLACEMENT OF PLANAR MOTOR ROTOR

SHANGHAI MICRO ELECTRONIC...

1. A method for measuring the displacement of a rotor of a planar motor, characterized in that, the said method comprising:
1) a magnetic field is generated by a magnetic steel array (2) on a stator (1) of the planar motor and four magnetic induction intensity sensors are disposed on a rotor (3) of the planar motor; the coordinates of the first sensor (4) are (X1, Y1), the coordinates of the second sensor (5) are (X3, Y1), the coordinates of the third sensor (6) are (X2, Y2) and the coordinates of the fourth sensor (7) are (X4, Y2); the sampled signals of the first sensor, the second sensor, the third sensor and the fourth sensor are Ba, Bb, Bc and Bd respectively and the sampled signals Ba, Bb, Bc and Bd are processed in a signal processing circuit (8), wherein, the X-direction coordinates X1, X2, X3 and X4 are spaced apart from each other sequentially by a distance of one fourth of the X-direction magnetic field pitch ?x of the planar motor, and the Y-direction coordinates Y1 and Y2 are spaced apart from each other by a distance of one fourth of the Y-direction magnetic field pitch ?y of the planar motor;

2) supposing the X-direction displacement resolution as ?x and the Y-direction displacement resolution as ?y, the magnitude
of the magnetic induction intensity of the magnetic field generated by the magnetic steel array (2) is measured as BM, the X-direction counting unit is initialized to be nx=0, the Y-direction counting unit is initialized to be ny=0, the X-direction magnetic field reference values are initialized to be

and the Y-direction magnetic field reference values are initialized to be
wherein Ba0, Bb0, Bc0 and Bd0 are respectively the sampled signals from the first sensor, the second sensor, the third sensor and the fourth sensor when
the rotor of the planar motor is at the initial position;
3) the measurement starts, and the sampled signals Ba, Bb, Bc and Bd of the first sensor (4), the second sensor (5), the third sensor (6) and the fourth sensor (7) are obtained by sampling, and the sampled signals Ba, Bb, Bc and Bd are processed in the signal processing circuit (8) to obtain four signals Bsx, Bcx, Bsy and Bcy, wherein


4) it is determined by the signal processing circuit (8) whether the X-direction displacement is generated and whether the Y-direction displacement is generated,

a. if the X-direction displacement is generated, then whether the X-direction displacement is forward or backward is needed
to be determined further; and if the generated X-direction displacement has a forward direction, then the X-direction counting
unit performs nx=nx+1, and if the generated X-direction displacement has a backward direction, then the X-direction counting unit performs nx=nx?1; and the X-direction magnetic field reference values are updated to Bksx=Bsx, Bkcx=Bcx; thus the X-direction displacement measurement is completed;

if the X-direction displacement is not generated, then the X-direction displacement measurement is completed directly; and
b. if the Y-direction displacement is generated, then whether the Y-direction displacement is forward or backward is needed
to be determined further; and if the generated Y-direction displacement has a forward direction, then the Y-direction counting
unit performs ny=ny+1, and if the generated Y-direction displacement has a backward direction, then the Y-direction counting unit performs ny=ny?1; and the Y-direction magnetic field reference values are updated to Bksy=Bsy, Bkcy=Bcy; thus the Y-direction displacement measurement is completed;

if the Y-direction displacement is not generated, then the Y-direction displacement measurement is completed directly;
5) when the X-direction displacement measurement and the Y-direction displacement measurement are both completed, the X-direction
relative displacement of the rotor of the planar motor is calculated as x=nx·?x, and the Y-direction relative displacement is calculated as y=ny·?y; and

6) the steps 3) to 5) are repeated to enable the real-time measurement for the displacement of the rotor of the planar motor.

US Pat. No. 9,299,566

METHOD FOR FORMING GERMANIUM-BASED LAYER

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. A method for forming a germanium-based layer, comprising:
providing a substrate having a Ge or GeSi surface layer; and
implanting atoms, molecules, ions or plasmas containing an element Sn into the Ge surface layer to form a Ge-based GeSn layer,
or

implanting atoms, molecules, ions or plasmas containing an element Sn into the GeSi surface layer to form a Ge-based GeSnSi
layer, or

co-implanting atoms, molecules, ions or plasmas containing elements Sn and Si into the Ge surface layer to form a Ge-based
GeSnSi layer,

wherein the Ge-based GeSn layer or the Ge-based GeSnSi layer is strained.

US Pat. No. 9,196,396

INSULATOR AND POWER TRANSMISSION LINE APPARATUS

Graduate School at Shenzh...

1. An insulator, comprising an upper disk, the upper disk comprising an insulating surface, wherein an exposed part of the
insulating surface is applied with a conductive coating having a specific resistivity, wherein a main material of the conductive
coating is conductive silicone rubber, the conductive coating being applied at a lower surface of the upper disk, and a conductive
coating region having the specific resistivity and a nonconductive coating region are configured such that in a dry environment,
no continuous conductive channel exists between fittings at end portions of the insulator, and due to a leakage current caused
by the conductive coating having the specific resistivity on the insulating surface in an icing climate condition, the insulating
surface reaches an ice-resisting temperature, the insulator is a disk shaped suspension-type insulator, and a position of
applying the conductive coating is selected from regions other than regions adjacent to an upper fitting of the insulator;
the nonconductive coating region is applied with room temperature vulcanized (RTV) silicone rubber or permanent RTV (PRTV)
silicone rubber.

US Pat. No. 9,138,577

ELECTRODE LEAD OF PACEMAKER AND PACEMAKER USING THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An electrode lead of a pacemaker comprising at least one lead wire, wherein the at least one lead wire comprises:
at least one conductive core;
a first insulating layer coated on an outer surface of the at least one conductive core;
at least one carbon nanotube yarn spirally wound on an outer surface of the first insulating layer to form a carbon nanotube
layer, wherein the at least one carbon nanotube yarn is combined with the first insulating layer by van der Waals attractive
forces; and

a second insulating layer coated on a surface of the carbon nanotube layer;
wherein one end of the at least one conductive core protrudes from the first insulating layer to form a naked portion, and
the at least one carbon nanotube yarn comprises a plurality of carbon nanotubes joined end to end by van der Waals attractive
forces.

US Pat. No. 9,048,006

CARBON NANOTUBE PRECURSOR, CARBON NANOTUBE FILM AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making a carbon nanotube film, the method comprising:
providing a carbon nanotube array, comprising a plurality of carbon nanotubes, on a substrate, wherein the plurality of carbon
nanotubes have approximately the same height, and the height of the plurality of carbon nanotubes range from about 200 micrometers
to about 400 micrometers;

treating portions of the plurality of carbon nanotubes to form a plurality of separated grooves substantially parallel to
each other, the plurality of treated carbon nanotubes have approximately the same height, and the height of the plurality
of treated carbon nanotubes is reduced to less than 100 micrometers;

selecting a plurality of untreated carbon nanotubes between adjacent two of the plurality of grooves by using a tool; wherein
a width of the selected plurality of untreated carbon nanotubes is equal to a distance between two adjacent grooves;

pulling the selected plurality of untreated carbon nanotubes along a direction substantially parallel to lengthwise directions
of the adjacent two of the plurality of grooves by using the tool, the plurality of untreated carbon nanotubes being joined
end to end as the plurality of untreated carbon nanotubes are drawn out along a direction from the carbon nanotube array to
form one or more carbon nanotube films.

US Pat. No. 9,508,162

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR RAPIDLY VECTORIZING IMAGE BY GRADIENT MESHES BASED ON PARAMETERIZATION

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. A method for rapidly vectorizing image by gradient meshes based on parameterization, comprising the steps of:
S1 determining an image region to be vectorized;

S2 converting said image region into triangular mesh representations;

S3 mapping the mesh representations to a planar rectangular region by mesh parameterization; and

S4 generating a gradient mesh image according to the results of said mesh parameterization without an initially-created gradient
mesh, wherein step S4 comprises sampling in the rectangular region evenly and, based on the even sampling, placing a control vertex of the gradient
mesh at each lattice point of the rectangular region and determining the coordinate of the control vertex and its gradient
by using the mapping relationship between parameters,

wherein said step S3 comprises:

C1 mapping four corners of the mesh to four endpoints of the rectangular region;

C2 mapping boundaries of said mesh to edges of the rectangular region; and

C3 mapping internal vertexes of the mesh into the rectangular region by parameterization, and

wherein said step C1 comprises:

calculating a major component of said image region, and bounding said image region by using a rectangular bounding box in
a direction parallel to the major component;

wherein, assuming ci, in the edges of the image, is the point closest to the four corners of the rectangular bounding box;

placing a disk of radius rat each pixel on the edges of the image, and counting pixels within the disk in the image region,
denoted as n(?i), where ?i is a central pixel of the disk, i=1, 2, 3, 4; and

finding a pixel ?i satisfying the following formula to make the pixel ci close to the point which is closest to the four corners:


wherein ? and r are predetermined parameters respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,334,340

METHOD FOR MAKING PHOSPHORATED POLYMER

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for making a phosphorated polymer for electrochemical reversible lithium storage comprising steps of:
heating a mixture comprising an organic polymer and a phosphorus;
cooling down the mixture to room temperature;
immersing the mixture in an alkaline solution;
adjusting pH of the mixture to be neutral; and
removing the alkaline solution.
US Pat. No. 9,105,927

METHOD FOR PREPARING CATHODE ACTIVE MATERIAL OF LITHIUM BATTERY

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for preparing a lithium manganese oxide cathode active material, the method comprising:
providing a plurality of first hollow spheres made of manganese dioxide and a lithium source powder;
mixing the plurality of first hollow spheres and the lithium source powder in a liquid medium to achieve a mixture, wherein
the plurality of the first hollow spheres and the lithium source powder are both in solid state in the mixture, and a ratio
of a total volume of the lithium source powder and the plurality of first hollow spheres to a volume of the liquid medium
is from about 1:1 to about 1:5 in the mixture;

drying the mixture to remove the liquid medium, thereby achieving a precursor; and
sintering the precursor at a sintering temperature of about 600° C. to about 800° C. for about 3 hours to about 10 hours,
to achieve a plurality of second hollow spheres made of lithium manganese oxide.

US Pat. No. 9,771,515

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF GADOLINIUM OXYSULFIDE SCINTILLATION CERAMICS

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A process for the preparation of gadolinium oxysulfide (GOS) scintillation ceramics, comprising:
adding to GOS scintillation ceramic powders a sintering-aid agent, and mixing them to be homogeneous;
charging the homogenous mixture of the GOS scintillation ceramic powders with the sintering-aid agent into a sintering mould,
and subjecting it to uniaxial hot pressing primary sintering, thereby obtaining a GOS primary sintered body;

annealing the GOS primary sintered body;
subjecting the annealed GOS primary sintered body to secondary sintering using hot isostatic pressing, thereby obtaining a
GOS secondary sintered body;

subjecting the GOS secondary sintered body to secondary annealing, to obtain GOS scintillation ceramics,
wherein the uniaxial hot pressing primary sintering comprises:
pre-pressurizing to 20-40 MPa, and gradually heating to 1000° C.-1100° C. and keeping the temperature for 0.5-1 hours; and
further heating to 1250° C.-1600° C. meanwhile pressurizing to 40-200 MPa, and keeping the temperature for 2-5 hours to carry
out the uniaxial hot pressing sintering, yielding the GOS primary sintered body.

US Pat. No. 9,255,838

SYSTEM FOR MEASURING LIGHT INTENSITY DISTRIBUTION

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A system for measuring intensity distribution of light comprising:
a carbon nanotube array configured to absorb photons of a light source and to radiate radiation light, wherein the carbon
nanotube array is in a vacuum environment, the carbon nanotube array is placed on a substrate, an entire first surface of
the substrate is in contact with the carbon nanotube array, the carbon nanotube array is between the substrate and the light
source, and the carbon nanotube array comprises a plurality of carbon nanotubes substantially perpendicular to the first surface
of the substrate; and

an imaging element spaced from the carbon nanotube array, the imaging element being configured to image the radiation light
from the carbon nanotube array, wherein the light source is located on a first side of the carbon nanotube array and the imaging
element is located on a second side of the carbon nanotube array opposite to the first side.

US Pat. No. 9,061,906

THERMOACOUSTIC DEVICE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A thermoacoustic device, the thermoacoustic device comprising:
a first substrate comprising a first surface, wherein the first substrate defines a plurality of recesses on the first surface;
a second substrate, wherein the second substrate defines a plurality of through holes, and some of the plurality of through
holes correspond with the plurality of recesses;

a sound wave generator; and
a first electrode and a second electrode spaced from each other and electrically connected to the sound wave generator,
wherein the sound wave generator, the first electrode, and the second electrode are sandwiched between the first substrate
and the second substrate, and the sound wave generator is suspended over the plurality of recesses, and a thickness of each
of the first substrate and the second substrate ranges from about 0.6 millimeters to about 1 centimeter.

US Pat. No. 9,857,317

X-RAY FLUOROSCOPIC IMAGING SYSTEM

NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITED, ...

1. An X-ray fluoroscopic imaging system, comprising:
an inspection passage (3) through which an inspected object (8) is passed;

an electron accelerator (1) comprising an electron accelerating unit (102), an electron emitting unit (101) and a target (103), an electron beam (E) coming from the electron emitting unit and accelerated by the electron accelerating unit bombarding
the target to generate an X-ray, wherein the X-ray has different energy distributions at different azimuth angles relative
to the target (103);

a shielding collimator apparatus (2) comprising a shielding structure (201), and a first collimator (202a) for extracting a low energy planar sector X-ray beam and a second collimator (202b) for extracting a high energy planar sector X-ray beam which are disposed within the shielding structure;

a low energy detector array (4) for receiving the X-ray beam from the first collimator;

a high energy detector array (5) for receiving the X-ray beam from the second collimator;

wherein the shielding structure surrounds the target;
wherein the first collimator, the low energy detector array and a target point (O) bombarded by the electron beam are located
in a first plane; and

wherein the second collimator, the high energy detector array and the target point bombarded by the electron beam are located
in a second plane.

US Pat. No. 9,812,190

CELL STRUCTURE OF 4T RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY, RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY AND OPERATION METHODS

TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Bei...

1. A cell structure of a random access memory, comprising: a first N-type transistor (N1), a first P-type transistor (P1), a second N-type transistor (NG1) and a second P-type transistor (PG1); wherein
a source electrode of the first N-type transistor (N1) is connected to an adjustable low voltage (VSSI), a source electrode of the first P-type transistor (P1) is connected to an adjustable high voltage (VDDI), a drain electrode of the first N-type transistor (N1) is connected to a gate electrode of the first P-type transistor (P1), a gate electrode of the first N-type transistor (N1) is connected to a drain electrode of the first P-type transistor (P1),

a drain electrode of the second N-type transistor (NG1) is connected to a bit line (BL), a gate electrode of the second N-type transistor (NG1) is connected to a write word line (WWL), a source electrode of the second N-type transistor (NG1) is connected to a first node (Q) between the gate electrode of the first N-type transistor (N1) and the drain electrode of the first P-type transistor (P1),

a drain electrode of the second P-type transistor (PG1) is connected to a complementary bit line (BLn), a gate electrode of the second P-type transistor (PG1) is connected to a read word line (RWL), a source electrode of the second P-type transistor (PG1) is connected to a second node (Qn) between the drain electrode of the first N-type transistor (N1) and the gate electrode of the first P-type transistor (P1).

US Pat. No. 9,394,625

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CARBON NANOTUBES

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for manufacturing carbon nanotubes comprising:
providing an apparatus comprising:
an observation device comprising an observation tube, an observation window arranged on the top of the observation tube, a
first half-reflecting pellicle mirror installed at an angle of 45° in the observation tube, and a second half-reflecting pellicle
mirror installed parallel to the first half-reflecting pellicle mirror;

a work stage disposed under and separated a certain distance from the observation tube;
a laser device arranged perpendicular to the observation device and optically directed at the first half-reflecting pellicle
mirror;

a lighting device arranged perpendicular to the observation device and optically directed at the second half-reflecting pellicle
mirror;

providing a substrate have a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface;
forming a catalyst film on the first surface of the substrate, wherein the catalyst film comprises a carbonaceous material;
flowing a mixture of a carrier gas and a carbon source gas across the catalyst film; and
irradiating a focused laser beam on the substrate to grow a carbon nanotube array from the substrate, wherein the catalyst
film is configured to grow carbon nanotubes by heating the substrate locally, and the observation device is configured to
observe the carbon nanotubes during the growth process.

US Pat. No. 9,247,344

LOUDSPEAKER

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A loudspeaker comprising:
a magnetic system defining a magnetic gap;
a vibrating system comprising:
a diaphragm;
a voice coil bobbin located in the magnetic gap, the diaphragm being fixed to the voice coil bobbin;
a voice coil wound around the voice coil bobbin; and
a coil lead wire comprising at least one carbon nanotube wire structure and having a first end and a second end, the first
end being electrically connected to the voice coil, the at least one carbon nanotube wire structure comprising a plurality
of carbon nanotubes, the coil lead wire is capable of transmitting audio electrical signals into the voice coil; and

a supporting system comprising a frame fixed to the magnetic system and receiving the vibrating system, the frame having a
terminal electrically connected to the second end of the coil lead wire, the diaphragm being received in the frame.

US Pat. No. 9,076,935

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A light emitting diode comprising:
a source layer comprising a first semiconductor layer, an active layer, and a second semiconductor layer stacked in series,
wherein the first semiconductor layer comprises a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, and the
active layer and the second semiconductor layer are stacked on the second surface in series;

a first electrode covering and contacting the first surface of the first semiconductor layer;
a second electrode electrically connected with the second semiconductor layer, wherein the first electrode and the second
electrode are positioned on two opposite sides of the first semiconductor layer;

a lower optical symmetric layer disposed on the second semiconductor layer;
a metallic plasma generating layer disposed on a surface of the lower optical symmetric layer away from the first semiconductor
layer;

an upper optical symmetric layer disposed on the metallic plasma generating layer; and
a first optical symmetric layer disposed on a surface of the upper optical symmetric layer away from the first semiconductor
layer, wherein a refractive index difference between the source layer and the first optical symmetric layer is less than or
equal to 0.3.

US Pat. No. 9,843,313

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR VOLTAGE ALTERNATING PULSE OUTPUT

Nuctech Company Limited, ...

1. A high voltage pulse modulating power source based on alternate group triggering, which comprises:
a plurality of modules, each module comprising a capacitor and a solid-state switch, each solid-state switch being controlled
by a corresponding trigger signal, the solid-state switch operable to connect the module's capacitor in series with an adjacent
module to create a discharging loop having at least one capacitor connected in series across output terminals of the high
voltage pulse modulating power source to provide an output voltage;

a DC stabilized voltage source for supplying power at a first voltage level to some of the plurality of modules;
a voltage reducing device for supplying power at an adjustable second voltage level to others of the plurality of modules
by reducing a voltage at the first voltage level produced by the DC stabilized voltage source; and

a time sequence control module for providing to each of the plurality of modules a corresponding trigger signal, wherein,
at a first time t1, the solid-state switch of each module of a first subset of the plurality of modules is turned on simultaneously, and, at
a second time t2, the solid-state switch of each module of a second subset of the plurality of modules is turned on simultaneously.

US Pat. No. 9,364,493

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR ENHANCING THE UPTAKE OF THERAPEUTIC AGENTS BY TARGET CELLS

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method of increasing the uptake of a therapeutic agent by a target cell in a subject comprising administering to a subject
in need thereof (i) a therapeutic agent and (ii) an inhibitor of lipid raft/caveolae-dependent endocytic pathway, wherein
the therapeutic agent is selected from the group consisting of (i) a naturally occurring endostatin or a derivative thereof,
(ii) a recombinant human endostatin or a derivative thereof and (iii) an antibody against epidermal growth factor receptor
(EGFR), wherein the inhibitor of the lipid raft/caveolae-dependent endocytic pathway is Nystatin and wherein the subject is
suffering from a tumor.

US Pat. No. 9,088,044

CATHODE COMPOSITE MATERIAL AND LITHIUM ION BATTERY USING THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A cathode composite material comprising a cathode active material and a coating layer coated on a surface of the cathode
active material, the cathode active material comprises a spinel type lithium manganese oxide, the coating layer comprises
a lithium metal oxide having a crystal structure that belongs to C2/c space group of the monoclinic crystal system, wherein
a general formula of the lithium metal oxide is [Li][Li1/3-cMn3cA2/3-2c]O2, A represents a metal element having a +4 valence, and 0

US Pat. No. 9,077,145

LASER

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A laser comprising:
a total reflective mirror comprising a body defining a first reflective surface, a metal film coated on the first reflective
surface, and at least one microstructure, the at least one microstructure is a circular blind groove defined on the first
reflective surface;

an output mirror,
a discharge lamp comprising two opposite ends, wherein the total reflective mirror and the output mirror are separately located
on the two opposite ends of the discharge lamp; and

an active laser medium;
wherein the total reflective mirror, the output mirror, and the discharge lamp define a resonant cavity, and the active laser
medium is filled in the resonant cavity.

US Pat. No. 10,115,182

DEPTH MAP SUPER-RESOLUTION PROCESSING METHOD

GRADUATE SCHOOL AT SHENZH...

1. A depth map super-resolution processing method, comprising:firstly, performing image acquisition on the same scene in a first position and a second position, and respectively acquiring a first original image and a second original image; acquiring a low resolution depth map of the first original image;
secondly, performing the following processing:
1) dividing the low resolution depth map into multiple depth image blocks;
2) respectively performing the following processing on the depth image blocks obtained in step 1);
21) performing super-resolution processing on a current block with multiple super-resolution processing methods, to obtain multiple initial high resolution depth image blocks having the resolution the same as that of the first original image;
22) traversing the multiple initial high resolution depth image blocks obtained in step 21), respectively combining corresponding image blocks in the first original image which correspond to the current block, and synthesizing multiple image blocks corresponding to the second original image by using an image synthesis technology according to a relative position relationship between the first position and the second position, which are defined as multiple synthesized image blocks;
23) traversing the multiple synthesized image blocks obtained in step 22), respectively calculating a matching degree between each synthesized image block and a corresponding block in the second original image which corresponds to the current block, determining the synthesized image block with the highest matching degree, and determining a high resolution depth image block corresponding to the synthesized image block with the highest matching degree as an ultimate high resolution depth image block of the current block; and
3) integrating the high resolution depth image blocks of the depth image blocks into one image according to positions of the depth image blocks in the low resolution depth map, to obtain a super-resolution processing map of the low resolution depth map.

US Pat. No. 9,337,607

LASER

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A laser comprising:
a total reflective mirror comprising a body defining a first reflective surface, a metal film coated on the first reflective
surface, and at least one microstructure comprising a protruding nanostructure located at the center of the total reflective
mirror, wherein the at least one microstructure protrudes from the first reflective surface, the at least one microstructure
and the body are made of a same material and formed as one piece, and the at least one microstructure protrude is coated by
the metal film;

an output mirror,
a discharge lamp, wherein the total reflective mirror and the output mirror are located on two opposite ends of the discharge
lamp, wherein the metal film is opposite to the discharge lamp, and there is no element between the metal film and the discharge
lamp; and

an active laser medium;
wherein the total reflective mirror, the output mirror, and the discharge lamp define a resonant cavity, the active laser
medium is filled in the resonant cavity, and the laser has a working wavelength ?, a height of the at least one microstructure
is 0.5?, a lateral size of the at least one microstructure is 0.5?.

US Pat. No. 9,159,938

THIN FILM TRANSISTOR

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A thin film transistor comprising:
a source electrode;
a drain electrode spaced from the source electrode;
a semiconductor layer electrically connected with the source electrode and the drain electrode, the semiconductor layer is
a carbon nanotube layer comprising a plurality of semi-conductive carbon nanotubes and a plurality of metallic carbon nanotubes,
and a ratio of the plurality of semi-conductive carbon nanotubes and the plurality of metallic carbon nanotubes is about 2:1;
and

a gate electrode insulated with the semiconductor layer, the source electrode, and the drain electrode by an insulating layer;
and

a transition layer sandwiched between the semiconductor layer and the insulating layer, wherein the transition layer is a
silicon-oxide cross-linked polymer layer comprising a plurality of Si atoms, and the plurality of Si atoms is bonded with
atoms of the insulating layer and atoms of the semiconductor layer.

US Pat. No. 9,895,690

MICROFLUIDIC CHIP AND APPLICATION THEREOF

Capitalbio Corporation, ...

1. A microfluidic chip comprising a substrate and a cover plate, the substrate being fitted with a microreactor array, the
microreactor array comprising at least one main channel and at least two microcells connecting with the main channel respectively,
wherein the microfluidic chip further comprises at least one local temperature control device for heating the main channel
or cooling the microcells,

wherein the main channel is a circular main channel, wherein the main channel comprises several linked V lines; wherein the
microcells comprise connected buffer area and reaction area; wherein the top of each V line is connected with the buffer area;

wherein the local temperature control device is a circular resistive film, the resistive film is set in the substrate or cover
plate and keeps a distance between the substrate or cover plate; the resistive film is in the position corresponding to the
main channel.

US Pat. No. 9,491,535

EARPHONE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. An earphone, the earphone comprising:
a housing having a hollow structure;
a thermoacoustic device array disposed in the housing, wherein the thermoacoustic device array comprises a plurality of thermoacoustic
device units, each of the plurality of thermoacoustic device units comprising:

a substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface;
a sound wave generator located on the first surface and insulated from the substrate; and
a first electrode and a second electrode spaced from each other and electrically connected to the sound wave generator;
wherein the substrate consists of silicon, and the first surface defines a plurality of recesses parallel with and spaced
from each other, at least one of the plurality of recesses is located between the first electrode and the second electrode,
a depth of each of the plurality of recesses ranges from about 100 micrometers to about 200 micrometers, and the sound wave
generator comprises a carbon nanotube structure suspended over the at least one of the plurality of recesses.

US Pat. No. 9,184,016

FIELD EMISSION CATHODE DEVICE AND FIELD EMISSION EQUIPMENT USING THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A field emission cathode device, comprising:
a cathode electrode having a planar surface;
an electron emitter located on the planar surface of the cathode electrode and electrically connected to the cathode electrode,
wherein the electron emitter comprises a plurality of sub-electron emitters, a height of the electron emitter gradually reduces
from a center of the electron emitter out to each of edge of the electron emitter; and a connecting line of the end of each
of the plurality of sub-electron emitters, away from the cathode electrode, is consistent with the shape of the sidewall of
the through-hole;

an electron extracting electrode spaced from the cathode electrode by a dielectric layer, wherein the electron extracting
electrode defines a through-hole, and a part of the plurality of sub-electron emitters extends to the through-hole;

wherein the distances between an end of each of the plurality of sub-electron emitters away from the cathode electrode and
the closest portion of a sidewall of the through-hole are substantially equal.

US Pat. No. 9,118,993

VOICE COIL AND LOUDSPEAKER USING THE SAME

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A loudspeaker comprising:
a frame comprising an opening end;
a diaphragm comprising an inner rim and an outer rim, the outer rim being fixed to the opening end of the frame;
a magnetic circuit defining a magnetic gap, the frame being mounted on an side of the magnetic circuit;
a voice coil bobbin disposed in the magnetic gap, the inner rim of the diaphragm being fixed to an end of the voice coil bobbin;
and

a voice coil wound around the voice coil bobbin, the voice coil comprising a lead wire comprising a conductive core and an
insulated layer coated on the conductive core; wherein the conductive core consists of one linear carbon nanotube structure
and one wire structure; the linear carbon nanotube structure and the wire structure contact and are twisted with each other,
a material of the wire structure is different from the linear carbon nanotube structure, and the linear carbon nanotube structure
comprises a plurality of carbon nanotubes joined end to end with each other by van der Waals attractive force.

US Pat. No. 9,310,375

LUMINOPHORE-LABELED MOLECULES COUPLED WITH PARTICLES FOR MICROARRAY-BASED ASSAYS

CapitalBio Corporation, ...

1. A method for detecting a target molecule using a microarray, which method comprises:
a) labeling the target molecule with a luminophore;
b) coupling the target molecule to a particle;
c) binding the target molecule that is labeled with the luminophore and coupled to the particle, to a probe molecule immobilized
on the microarray; and

d) detecting the interaction between the target molecule and the probe molecule,
wherein the target molecule is a polynucleotide,
wherein the method further comprises before the detecting step a step of amplifying the target polynucleotide, and
wherein the target polynucleotide is amplified using a primer comprising a sequence as set forth in Table 2.

US Pat. No. 9,215,759

METHOD FOR HEATING OBJECT USING SHEET-SHAPED HEAT AND LIGHT SOURCE

Tsinghua University, Bei...

1. A method for heating an object, the method comprising:
providing a sheet-shaped heat and light source, the sheet-shaped heat and light source comprising:
a carbon nanotube film curved to form a hollow cylinder; and
at least two electrodes spaced from each other, located on a surface of the hollow cylinder, and electrically connected to
the carbon nanotube film;

placing an object in the hollow cylinder; and
supplying a voltage between the at least two electrodes.