Hefei, China

The University of Science and Technology of China is a national research university in Hefei, Anhui, China, under the direct leadership of the Chinese Academy of science . It is a member of the C9 League formed by nine top universities in China. Founded in Beijing by the CAS in September 1958, it was moved to Hefei in the beginning of 1970 during the Cultural Revolution.The inception and mission of USTC was in response to the urgent need for the national economy, defense construction, and education in science and technology. It has been featured by its competence on scientific and technological research and expanded into humanities and management with a strong scientific and engineering emphasis. USTC has 12 schools, 27 departments, the Special Class for the Gifted Young, the Experimental Class for the Teaching Reform, the Graduate Schools , the Software School, School of Network Education, and School of Continuing Education. In 2012 Institute of Advanced Technology of University of Science and Technology of China was founded. Wikipedia.


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Patent
University of Science and Technology of China | Date: 2016-11-07

A method for removing dust from flue gas using an emulsion liquid membrane, including: a) dissolving a surfactant into a membrane solvent to yield a membrane-forming liquid; stirring and injecting an internal phase liquid into the membrane-forming liquid to yield an emulsion; b) stirring and adding the emulsion to an external phase liquid to disperse the emulsion into the external phase liquid to yield an emulsion liquid membrane; c) allowing the emulsion liquid membrane to contact with a flue gas for removing dust; d) separating a dust-loaded emulsion, and demulsifying the dust-loaded emulsion under an electrostatic field to release the dust from the membrane-forming liquid; recycling the membrane-forming liquid to a); and e) allowing the dust released from the demulsification to precipitate in the form of a slurry and discharging the slurry.


Patent
University of Science and Technology of China | Date: 2014-05-22

The invention provides a positive/negative phase shift bimetallic zone plate and production method thereof, wherein the positive/negative phase shift bimetallic zone plate comprises: a first metallic material having a positive phase shift; a second metallic material having a negative phase shift at a working energy point; wherein the first metallic material and the second metallic material are alternately arranged, so that the second metallic material replaces the blank portion in a cycle of a traditional zone plate.


Patent
Huawei, University of Science and Technology of China | Date: 2016-11-23

A binding registration method, a data forwarding method, a related device, and a network system are disclosed. An SDN controller includes: a first receiving unit, configured to receive a first bearer message that is forwarded by a first MAG in multiple MAGs and that carries a first L2 attach request message; a first sending unit, configured to send, to each of the first MAG and an LMA, a message for establishing a tunnel between the first MAG and the LMA; a second sending unit, configured to send, to each of the first MAG and the LMA, a message for adjusting a flow entry of an MN; a configuration and encapsulation unit, configured to: configure an HNP(s) for the MN, and encapsulate the HNP(s) into an RA message; and a third sending unit, configured to send the RA message to the first MAG.


Grant
Agency: Cordis | Branch: H2020 | Program: FCH2-RIA | Phase: FCH-04.3-2014 | Award Amount: 1.51M | Year: 2015

The aim of the HySEA project is to conduct pre-normative research on vented deflagrations in enclosures and containers for hydrogen energy applications. The ambition is to facilitate the safe and successful introduction of hydrogen energy systems by introducing harmonized standard vent sizing requirements. The partners in the HySEA consortium have extensive experience from experimental and numerical investigations of hydrogen explosions. The experimental program features full-scale vented deflagration experiments in standard ISO containers, and includes the effect of obstacles simulating levels of congestion representative of industrial systems. The project also entails the development of a hierarchy of predictive models, ranging from empirical engineering models to sophisticated computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and finite element (FE) tools. The specific objectives of HySEA are: - To generate experimental data of high quality for vented deflagrations in real-life enclosures and containers with congestion levels representative of industrial practice; - To characterize different strategies for explosion venting, including hinged doors, natural vent openings, and commercial vent panels; - To invite the larger scientific and industrial safety community to submit blind-predictions for the reduced explosion pressure in selected well-defined explosion scenarios; - To develop, verify and validate engineering models and CFD-based tools for reliable predictions of pressure loads in vented explosions; - To develop and validate predictive tools for overpressure (P) and impulse (I), and produce P-I diagrams for typical structures with relevance for hydrogen energy applications; - To use validated CFD codes to explore explosion hazards and mitigating measures in larger enclosures, such as warehouses; and - To formulate recommendations for improvements to European (EN-14994), American (NFPA 68), and other relevant standards for vented explosions.


Grant
Agency: Cordis | Branch: H2020 | Program: RIA | Phase: FETPROACT-3-2014 | Award Amount: 2.27M | Year: 2015

We are on the verge of a new scientific and technological era as the first quantum simulators able to investigate physical systems that cannot be studied classically are about to be built in the laboratories. Controlling and probing complex quantum systems is of paramount importance for the implementation of these devices. Quantum simulators are controllable complex quantum systems that emulate the behaviour of other quantum systems whose properties cannot be easily tested. While several models of quantum simulators are currently under construction, the development of effective probing techniques is still lagging behind, despite their crucial role. In most of the quantum simulator experiments measurement techniques are invasive and destructive, destroying not only the very quantum properties from which the simulator stems, but often also the quantum system itself. QuProCS works on the development of a radically new approach to probe complex quantum systems for quantum simulations, based on the quantification and optimisation of the information that can be extracted by an immersed quantum probe as opposed to a classical one. The team will theoretically investigate and experimentally implement quantum information probes to detect and characterise quantum correlations, quantum phase transitions, transport properties, and nonequilibrium phenomena in ultracold gases. By a shift in perspective to a complementary viewpoint, we will at the same time investigate experimentally, in a quantum optical platform, how changing the properties of the environment via reservoir engineering modifies the behaviour of the quantum probe. We will develop optimal probing strategies to read out and benchmark quantum simulators, thus providing the most crucial ingredient for commercial devices.


Patent
BOE Technology Group, University of Science and Technology of China | Date: 2014-04-30

The present invention relates to a polythiophene electrochromic material, which is a copolymer of [3,4-bis(2-ethylhexyloxy)thiophene]-thiophene-[3,4-dimethoxy thiophene] represented by Formula I:


Patent
University of Science and Technology of China | Date: 2016-01-28

Provided is a method for preparing a nitrogen-containing aromatic compound through catalytic pyrolysis from organic materials. The method comprises: feeding organic materials and a catalyst into a reactor, to enable the organic material to undergo reactions in the presence of nitrogen and under heating conditions, so as to generate a reaction system flow containing one or more nitrogen-containing aromatic compounds.


Patent
University of Science and Technology of China | Date: 2015-04-08

The present invention utilizes a high-speed serial data transceiver to generate two high-speed electric pulse signals. After passing through a gain network, the signals are used for driving an electro-optic phase modulator (PM) so as to realize phase modulation of photon signals. The present invention may directly use a high-speed digital signal to realize a four-phase modulation function needed by the BB84 quantum key distribution protocol without using a digital to analog converter or an analog switch. This can prevent modulation rate from being restricted by links including digital-to-analogue conversion, switching of the analogue and the like. A dual-electrode electro-optic phase modulator scheme can also effectively reduce requirements for amplitude of a modulation driving signal, thus facilitating realization of high-speed phase modulation, which meets requirements of quantum key distribution.


Patent
University of Science and Technology of China | Date: 2016-09-21

A hard X-ray grating phase-contrast imaging apparatus with large field-of-view, high contrast and low dose and the method thereof. The apparatus includes a source emitter (31), a source grating (G0), a beam splitting grating (G1), an analyzer grating (G2) and a detector (32) arranged in sequence on a transmission path of the source emitter (31). The beam splitting grating (G1) has a period of 30 to 50m and a depth to width ratio not greater than 20. The apparatus can provide a high image contrast and a low radiation dose and realize a phase-contrast imaging with high energy and a large field-of-view by increasing the grating period, increasing a duty cycle of the beam splitting grating while increasing the distance between an object and the analyzer grating. The apparatus can also utilize the conventional polychromatic X-ray sources and available process for manufacturing gratings, and be suitable for clinical use.


Patent
University of Science and Technology of China | Date: 2015-05-20

A polarization-controlled encoder of the invention comprises a beam splitter for splitting one injected optical pulse into two optical pulses, a delay line for delaying one of the two optical pulses; a phase modulator for phase-modulating the optical pulses according to a quantum key distribution protocol; and a first 90 degree Faraday mirror and a second 90 degree Faraday mirror, for reflecting the optical pulses. The beam splitter is a 22 3dB beam splitter and has a first port, a second port, a third port and a fourth port in which the first port and the second port are located on one side of the beam splitter, and the third port and the fourth port are located on the other side of the beam splitter. The first port of the beam splitter is an output port of the polarization-controlled encoder, and the second port of the beam splitter is an input port of the polarization-controlled encoder. The third port of the beam splitter is connected to the first 90 degree Faraday mirror, and the fourth port of the beam splitter is connected to the second 90 degree Faraday mirror. The beam splitter is configured to combine the two optical pulses respectively reflected by the first and second 90 degree Faraday mirrors into one light beam outputted from the output port. The delay line is connected between the fourth port of the beam splitter and the second 90 degree Faraday mirror. The phase modulator is connected between the third port of the beam splitter and the first 90 degree Faraday mirror, between the fourth port of the beam splitter and the second 90 degree Faraday mirror, or between the beam splitter and the output port of the polarization-controlled encoder. Unconditionally safe key distribution can be accomplished by using a quantum key distribution system incorporating the polarization-controlled encoder of the invention.

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