Patents Represented by Attorney J.C. Patents
  • Patent number: 8350611
    Abstract: A start circuit including a load unit, a first switch, a second switch and a reset control circuit is provided. The load unit receives a power voltage. The first switch is electrically connected between a first end of the load unit and a ground, and receives a node voltage from a reference circuit. The second switch has a first end electrically connected to the reference circuit, a second end electrically connected to the ground, and a control end electrically connected to the second end of the load unit. The second switch determines whether to provide a start voltage to the reference circuit according to a conducting state thereof. The reset control circuit provides a discharge path between a control end of the first switch and the ground, and conducts the discharge path according to the power voltage during a period when the power voltage is smaller than a threshold voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Himax Technologies Limited
    Inventor: Chuan-Chien Hsu
  • Patent number: 8349141
    Abstract: A method for one step synthesizing and immobilzing crystalline titanium dioxide (TiO2) nano-particles simultaneously on a polymer support and a use thereof are provided. The method includes adding TiO2 precursor, water, alcohol and an ionic liquid in a sol-gel reaction under microwave irradiation, so that a plurality of TiO2 crystalline nano-particles are synthesized and immobilized on the polymer support simultaneously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Min-Chao Chang, Hsin Shao, Meng-Shun Huang, Li-Ching Chung, Po-I Liu, Arnold Chang-Mou Yang, Yen-Hui Liu
  • Patent number: 8347475
    Abstract: A handle structure suitable for disposing on a surface of a carrier is provided. The carrier has a locating part is assemble to a case. The handle structure includes a holder, an elastic element and a fastening element. The holder has a rotating axis and a locating element, and has a first end and a second end opposite thereto. The rotating axis connecting to the carrier is disposed on the first end, and the holder is pivoted on the surface. The locating element disposed on the first end interferes with the locating part. The elastic element has a first fixing part fixed to the carrier and a pushing part connected to the first fixing part and pushing against the holder. The fastening element has a second fixing part fixed to the carrier and a fastening part connected to the second fixing part and fastened to the second end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Inventec Corporation
    Inventors: Shi-Feng Wang, Ji-Peng Xu, Tsai-Kuei Cheng
  • Patent number: 8350340
    Abstract: A structure of an output stage includes a first electrode, a second electrode, a third electrode, multiple first auxiliary electrodes connected to the first electrode, multiple second auxiliary electrodes and multiple third auxiliary electrodes both connected to the second electrode, multiple fourth auxiliary electrodes connected to the third electrode, multiple first transistors and multiple second transistors. The widths of each the first auxiliary electrode and each the fourth auxiliary electrode are inversely proportional to the distance thereof respectively from the first electrode and the third electrode. The width of each of the second auxiliary electrodes and the third auxiliary electrodes is inversely proportional to the distance thereof from the second electrode. The first and second auxiliary electrodes are electrically connected to each other respectively through the turned-on first transistors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Himax Technologies Limited
    Inventors: Wei-Kai Tseng, Ming-Huang Lee, Ying-Chuan Liu
  • Patent number: 8348652
    Abstract: An apparatus for manufacturing nonwoven fabric including a spinning nozzle, a fiber extension device, a receiver device and a sprinkler is provided. The spinning nozzle is filled with a spinning solution and has a plurality of spinners, where each of the spinners includes a spinning port and a main gas port surrounding the spinning port. The fiber extension device is disposed under the spinning nozzle and includes at least one secondary gas supply device. The secondary gas supply device has an arc gas distribution portion, such that the direction of gas ejected from the secondary gas supply device is the same as the direction of gas ejected from the main gas port. The receiver device is disposed under the fiber extension device. The sprinkler is disposed above the fiber extension device or the receiver device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Taiwan Textile Research Institute
    Inventor: Tzu-Hsiang Huang
  • Patent number: 8348113
    Abstract: A fixing assembly for carrying a bike includes a main body having a transverse hole provided therein with transverse ribs to be secured with a rod of a carrying stand on a motor vehicle. The main body is formed with a concave portion with vertical ribs for positioning a bike frame rod or a bike wheel thereon, having a first strap with lots of one-way ratchets and a second strap for receiving an engaging device that has a base to be secured with the second strap. The base is provided with a micro-adjusting member for adjusting combined tightness of the first and the second strap, and an engaging member for engaging the one-way ratchets of the first strap to prevent the first strap from moving reversely and a releasing member for pulling open the engaging member to release and separate the first strap and the second strap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Hern Juei Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Ching-Shu Huang
  • Patent number: 8349414
    Abstract: A liquid crystal composition which satisfies at least one property selected from the properties including a high upper-limit temperature of a nematic phase, a low lower-limit temperature of a nematic phase, a low viscosity, high optical anisotropy, high positive dielectric anisotropy, a high specific resistance, high stability toward ultraviolet ray and high stability toward heat or has a proper balance between at least two properties selected from the aforementioned properties is described. And the liquid crystal composition which comprises a specific tetracyclic compound that enables the production of a nematic phase having a high upper-limit temperature and has high dielectric anisotropy as a first component and a specific compound having high positive dielectric anisotropy as a second component, and which has positive dielectric anisotropy; and a liquid crystal display element comprising the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignees: JNC Corporation, JNC Petrochemical Corporation
    Inventors: Takayoshi Yanai, Masayuki Saito
  • Patent number: 8350612
    Abstract: A reset circuit and a delay circuit are provided. The delay circuit includes a first resistor module, a second resistor module, a switch module and a capacitor module. First terminals of the first and the second resistor modules are coupled respectively to a first voltage and a second voltage. The switch module have a control terminal served as a input terminal of the delay circuit, a first terminal served as a output terminal of the delay circuit, a second terminal coupled to a second terminal of the first resistor module, and a third terminal coupled to a second terminal of the second resistor module. In the delay circuit, the first terminal selectively connected to the second terminal or the third terminal in accordance with the control terminal. The capacitor module couples between the first terminal of the switch module and the second voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Himax Technologies Limited
    Inventors: Zen-Wen Cheng, Kai-Lan Chuang, Ching-Chung Lee
  • Patent number: 8350246
    Abstract: A structure of a porous low-k layer is described, comprising a bottom portion and a body portion of the same atomic composition, wherein the body portion is located on the bottom portion, and the bottom portion has a density higher than the density of the body portion. An interconnect structure is also described, including the above porous low-k layer, and a conductive layer filling up a damascene opening in the porous low-k layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: United Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Mei-Ling Chen, Kuo-Chih Lai, Su-Jen Sung, Chien-Chung Huang, Yu-Tsung Lai
  • Patent number: 8351137
    Abstract: A micro-lens module including a plurality of lens groups is provided. The lens groups are disposed between an object side and an image side, wherein at least one lens group in the lens groups is composed by a complex lens. The complex lens includes a plurality of lenses, the lenses are adhered to each other, and an index of at least one lens in the lenses is different from indexes of the other lens in the lenses. The provided micro-lens module has an improved imaging quality and a miniaturized size while considering a manufacturing convenience.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Himax Technologies Limited
    Inventor: Nai-Yuan Tang
  • Patent number: 8352673
    Abstract: A data writing method for writing data from a host system into a flash memory chip having a plurality of physical blocks is provided. The method includes configuring a plurality of logical access addresses and recording address centers and address radiuses for the physical blocks. The method also includes receiving data to be written in logical access addresses, determining opened physical blocks among the physical blocks, and writing the data into the flash memory chip based on the logical access addresses, and the address centers and the address radiuses of the opened physical blocks. Accordingly, the method can effectively reduce the degree of data dispersion of each of the physical blocks, reduce the time for organizing valid data, and increase the speed for writing data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Phison Electronics Corp.
    Inventor: Chien-Hua Chu
  • Patent number: 8351557
    Abstract: A circuit for detecting a clock has a plurality of first transmission elements, a plurality of first exclusive OR gates and a first AND gate. Each first transmission element is coupled to a last first transmission element for receiving output data, and the data received by each first transmission element is transmitted to an input terminal of a next first transmission element. In addition, the input of a first transmission element is coupled to a clock source for receiving a predetermined clock signal of which a frequency is less than a frequency of a local clock signal. Furthermore, the first and second input terminals of a kth exclusive OR gate are coupled to output terminals of a kth and a (k+1)th first transmission elements, wherein k is an integer greater than 0 smaller than a total number of the first transmission elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Inventec Corporation
    Inventors: Tsung-Hsi Lee, Hung-Jen Tsai
  • Patent number: 8351184
    Abstract: An assembled flexible textile capacitor module including a plurality of flexible textile capacitors and at least one flexible connecting board is provided. The flexible connecting board is connected electrically between two adjacent flexible textile capacitors, so that the flexible textile capacitors are connected in series, in parallel, or in series-parallel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Taiwan Textile Research Institute
    Inventor: Chien-Fa Tang
  • Patent number: 8343595
    Abstract: A liquid crystal compound and a liquid crystal medium are described. The liquid crystal compound is stable to heat and light and has a large dielectric anisotropy and a large optical anisotropy. The liquid crystal medium has a wide temperature range of liquid crystal phase, a large optical anisotropy and a large dielectric anisotropy, and exhibits an optically isotropic liquid crystal phase. The liquid crystal compound has 4 or 5 benzene rings, one of which is a chlorofluorobenzene ring. The liquid crystal medium is characterized in containing the liquid crystal compound and a chiral dopant and exhibiting an optically isotropic liquid crystal phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignees: JNC Corporation, JNC Petrochemical Corporation
    Inventor: Yasuhiro Haseba
  • Patent number: 8343713
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a method for patterning a material layer. The method comprises steps of providing a material layer. The material layer has a first hard mask layer and a second hard mask layer successively formed thereon. Then, the second hard mask layer is patterned to form a plurality of openings therein. A patterned photoresist layer is formed to cover the second hard mask layer and the patterned photoresist layer exposes a portion of the openings. The first hard mask layer with the patterned photoresist layer and the patterned second hard mask layer together as a mask. Then, the patterned photoresist layer and the patterned second hard mask layer are removed. The material layer is patterned with the patterned first hard mask layer as a mask.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: MACRONIX International Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chih-Hao Huang, Tzong-Hsien Wu, Chin-Cheng Yang, Tien-Chu Yang
  • Patent number: 8346390
    Abstract: This invention relates to a single wheel robot system and its control method. The robot is an intelligent self-control and thus self-balancing unicycle riding robot. The control method is the balance control method of the static imbalance unicycle robot. The single wheel robot includes mechanical body and control system; the body contains a single wheel in the substructure which can rotate around for balance; the control system comprises state sensors, motion controller, servo-driven controllers, and a power system. Among them, the motion controller receive signals from the state sensors, in accordance with control procedures for processing of the received signal, thereby issuing control instructions. The servo drive controller receives the control instructions and controls the motors of the robot to adjust posture to be balanced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Beijing University of Technology
    Inventors: Xiaogang Ruan, Qiyuan Wang, Jingmin Hu, Naigong Yu, Yufeng Wang
  • Patent number: 8342665
    Abstract: A protector for a print head chip and an ink cartridge used by the same are provided. The protector (1, 8) for a print head chip is independent from an ink cartridge (9) for storing ink. A contact surface (3) of the protector for a print head chip facing a print head contact is provided with contacts (6) for contacting corresponding contacts of the print head chip. The contact is connected to a memory (5) and sealed between the contacts of the print head chip and the protector for a print head chip. The protector has no structural relation to the ink cartridge, especially an ink supply port (11) and an ink supply needle of the ink cartridge. Therefore, even if the ink cartridge oscillates or moves horizontally to deviate from a centerline of the ink supply port, a communication effect is not influenced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Zhuhai Ninestar Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Junzhong Wu
  • Patent number: 8336464
    Abstract: A freight car bogie and a freight car are provided. The freight car bogie includes two wheel set assemblies, side frames, and a bolster. The freight car bogie further includes a first connecting rod and a second connecting rod. The first connecting rod and the second connecting rod are crossed in an X form to pass through reserved holes at two sides of a belly of the bolster. The first connecting rod and the second connecting rod are separated from each other at a crossing portion. The first connecting rod includes a first end and a second end. The second connecting rod includes a third end and a fourth end. The first end and the third end are resiliently connected to one of the side frames and symmetrical about a center line of the bolster. The second end and the fourth end are resiliently connected to the other side frame and symmetrical about the center line of the bolster.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Qiqihar Railway Rolling Stock Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shuming Xing, Zhenming Liu, Shifeng Xu, Haibin Hu, Zhen Zhu, Wendong Shao, Kewei Lv
  • Patent number: 8338250
    Abstract: A memory device is described, including a substrate, data storage structures over the substrate, control gates over the data storage structures, and a dielectric layer between the data storage structures and the control gates, wherein each data storage structure includes a lower part and an upper part narrower than the lower part. A process for fabricating the memory device is also described, wherein formation of the data storage structures includes recessing portions of a data storage layer to form respective upper parts of the data storage structures and then dividing the recessed portions of the data storage layer to form respective lower parts of the data storage structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: MACRONIX International Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chu-Ming Ma, Tian-Shuan Luo
  • Patent number: 8338960
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a photomask is described. The graphic data of the photomask are provided, and than an optical proximity correction is performed to the graphic data. A process rule check is then performed to the graphic data with the optical proximity correction. When at least one failed pattern not passing the process rule check is found in the graphic data, a repair procedure is performed only to the failed pattern so that the failed pattern can pass the process rule check. The patterns of the photomask are then formed according to the corrected and repaired graphic data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: United Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Ling-Chieh Lin, Chien-Fu Lee, I-Hsiung Huang