Chungju, South Korea

The Korea National University of Transportation is a public, national university in Chungju City, North Chungcheong province, South Korea. The university was established in 2012 by merging Chungju National University and Korea National Railroad College. It enrolls about 200 graduate and 8,000 undergraduate students, and employs about 295 professors. The president of the University is Dr. Kim Yeong Ho. Wikipedia.


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Korea National University of Transportation | Date: 2016-12-05

The present disclosure relates to an optical gas sensor including at least: an optical wave guide including a first elliptical mirror formed along at least part of a first 3-dimensional ellipsoid and having a first focal point and a second focal point, a second elliptical mirror formed along at least part of a second 3-dimensional ellipsoid and having the first focal point and a third focal point, and a third elliptical mirror formed along at least part of a third 3-dimensional ellipsoid and having the first focal point and a fourth focal point; one or more optical sensors installed at at least one of the first, second, third, and fourth focal points; and one or more light sources installed at at least one of the first, second, third, and fourth focal points where the one or more optical sensors are not installed.


Kim H.-C.,Korea National University of Transportation
Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology | Year: 2014

We study phenomena happening at the surface of a star in Eddington-inspired Born-Infeld (EiBI) gravity. The star is made of particles, which are effectively described by a polytropic fluid. The EiBI theory was known to have a pathology that singularities happen at a star surface. We suggest that the gravitational backreaction on the particles cures the problem. Strong tidal forces near the (surface) singularity modify the effective equation of state of the particles or make the surface be unstable depending on its matter contents. The geodesic deviation equations take after Hooke's law, where its frequency squared is proportional to the scalar curvature at the surface. For a positive curvature, a particle collides with a probing wall more often and increases the pressure. With the increased pressure, the surface is no longer singular. For a negative curvature, the matters around the surface experience repulsions with infinite accelerations. Therefore, the EiBI gravity is saved from the pathology of a surface singularity. © 2014 American Physical Society.


Patent
Korea Institute of Energy Research and Korea National University of Transportation | Date: 2015-05-22

The present invention provides a method for inhibiting structure II (sII) gas hydrate formation which comprises treating (i) a gas hydrate inhibitor and (ii) at least one additive selected from the group consisting of N-hexyl-N-methyl-pyrrolidinium tetrafluoroborate (HMP-BF_(4)), M-hydroxyethyl-N-methyl-pyrrolidinium tetrafluoroborate (HEMP-BF_(4)), N-ethyl-N-methyl-immidazolium tetrafluoroborate (EMIM-BF_(4)) and N-ethyl-N-methyl-pyrrolidinium tetrafluoroborate (EMP-BF_(4)) in water, which is in contact with a gas mixture of forming structure II gas hydrate. The additives according to the present invention can exhibit the same or greater effects of inhibiting the formation of the structure II gas hydrate through an interaction, even when the amount of a gas hydrate inhibitor is reduced.


Patent
Korea National University of Transportation | Date: 2014-04-29

The present invention relates to optical wave guide having multiple independent optical path and optical gas sensor using that, having an effect of improving optical efficiency by elongating optical path and condensing incident light without a separate artificial structure, by using first focus points of multiple 3 dimensional elliptical mirrors as a common focus point and equipping a light source at a first focus point and optical sensor parts at each second focus points in an optical structure using multiple 3 dimensional elliptical mirrors, and by placing so that virtual lines of first elliptical mirror and second elliptical mirror form a constant angle for improving optical efficiency in a structure equipping a light source at a second focus point of any one of elliptical mirror of multiple 3 dimensional elliptical mirrors and optical sensor parts at each second focus points of another 3 dimensional elliptical mirror.


Patent
Cosisbio Co., Cosis Co. and Korea National University of Transportation | Date: 2013-06-07

Disclosed herein are fermented coffee beans prepared by inoculating and culturing mycelium of fungus into coffee beans. The fermented coffee beans according to the present invention may have immune-boosting and anti-inflammatory activities.


The present invention proposes a hybrid spatial multiplexing (SM) and a space division multiple access (SDMA) technique in a frequency division duplex (FDD) massive multiple-input multiple output (MIMO) system using a two-dimensional planar array antenna, which effectively transmits a channel state information reference signal (CSI-RS) for estimating a downlink two-dimensional space channel using only a limited amount of downlink radio resources, and optimally selects and performs the SM and SDMA techniques in a two-dimensional space channel. To this end, the present invention proposes a technique which defines space resource blocks (SRB) by grouping space elements (SE) having a high spatial correlation between downlink channels in the horizontal dimension and corresponding SEs thereof in the vertical dimension, and transmits CSI-RSs for estimating channels in vertical dimension SEs corresponding to one selected horizontal SE in each SRB every transmit time interval (TTI). The present invention proposes a technique wherein user equipment (UE) estimates the spatial correlation between channels of different horizontal dimension SEs belonging to the same SRB received in different TTIs and the spatial correlation between channels of horizontal dimension SEs belonging to different SRBs received in the same TTI, and feeds information for changing the size of SRB of the corresponding UE to an optimal size back to eNodeB. The present invention proposes a technique wherein the UE estimates downlink channels through CSI-RSs transmitted from each SRB, and each UE feeds an index of a preferred SRB, a rank of the corresponding SRB in the vertical dimension, and channel quality information (CQI) back to eNodeB. When each UE determines the rank, it is possible to transmit the ranks to the fullest extent in the vertical dimension and only a single rank from each SRB in the horizontal dimension.


Patent
Korea National University of Transportation | Date: 2014-12-22

Disclosed are a method and a system for providing a traffic information-based social network service, which provides traffic information between vehicles or between a vehicle and a user terminal through a social network service, wherein traffic information is shared between vehicles or between a vehicle and the mobile device of a person through a social network service.


Patent
Korea National University of Transportation | Date: 2014-04-15

A method performed under control of an electronic device may include receiving at least one signal from at least one anchor point; calculating a location of the electronic device based at least in part on the at least one received signal; generating a position proof based at least in part on the at least one received signal; and in response to receiving a position proof request from a server, transmitting the position proof to the server, when the position proof corresponds to the position proof request.


Patent
Korea National University of Transportation and Samsung | Date: 2012-12-27

A Channel State Information (CSI) feedback method and apparatus is provided for transmitting, at a base station, the CSIs for plural transmit antennas with a limited amount resource and receiving, at a mobile station, the CSIs efficiently in a massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) system operating in the Frequency Division Duplex (FDD) mode.


Patent
Samsung and Korea National University of Transportation | Date: 2014-04-17

The present invention proposes an apparatus and a method capable of forming M*N number of beams by a base station, which supports signal transmission/reception of the macro service area in heterogeneous networks in which a macro service area is formed with the M*N number of beams through a two-dimensional arrangement simultaneously considering the horizontal dimension and the vertical dimension and at least one small service is formed in the macro service area. To this end, at least one interference prediction beam formed to transmit signals interfering in transmission signals in at least one small service area from among the signals to be transmitted by the M*N number of beams is selected, and each of the M*N number of beams is formed in consideration of the inter-cell interference in at least one small service area due to the signals to be transmitted by at least one selected interference prediction beam.

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