Patents Assigned to Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
  • Patent number: 10410596
    Abstract: A gate driving circuit including an input terminal, N delay units, a control signal bus, N buffer units and N output pads is disclosed. The input terminal receives a timing control signal including a total delay time. The N delay units are connected to the input terminal in order. Delay times of N delay units are adjustable and a sum of them is the total delay time. The control signal bus determines delay times of N delay units respectively according to the timing control signal. A first buffer unit of N buffer units is coupled between the input terminal and a first delay unit of N delay units; a second buffer unit, a third buffer unit . . . and an N-th buffer unit are coupled between two corresponding delay units respectively. The N output pads, correspondingly coupled to the N buffer units, output N gate driving signals respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Yao Tsung Chang, Chih Chuan Huang
  • Patent number: 10380962
    Abstract: A driving circuit applied to a LCD apparatus includes N driver chips, a signal source, a WOA wire, a COF wire. Each driver chip is COF-packaged and correspondingly coupled to L output channels. N and L are positive integers and N?2. The signal source is coupled to L output channels of the first driver chip. One terminal of WOA wire is coupled to L output channels of the second driver chip. One terminal of the COF wire is coupled between the signal source and a first output channel of the first driver chip and another terminal of the COF wire is coupled to another terminal of WOA wire. The resistance of COF wire is far smaller than a first internal resistance between the first output channel and L-th output channel of first driver chip and the resistance of WOA wire is substantially equal to first internal resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: E-Ling Huang, Chih Chuan Huang, Wen-Tsung Lin
  • Patent number: 10379674
    Abstract: A mutual-capacitive touch sensing circuit includes an operational amplifier, an internal capacitor, a first switch˜a third switch. A first input terminal and a second input terminal of operational amplifier are coupled to a capacitor and ground respectively and an output terminal of operational amplifier outputs an output voltage. The internal capacitor is coupled to output terminal and first input terminal. The first switch is coupled to a first external charging voltage, capacitor and first input terminal. The second switch is coupled to a second external charging voltage and the capacitor. The third switch is coupled to a third external charging voltage, the second switch and capacitor. The second external charging voltage and third external charging voltage have same magnitude but opposite polarities. The first switch, second switch and third switch are switched in a specific order to selectively charge the capacitor with different external charging voltages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Chih-Hsiung Chen, Yu-Chin Hsu, Meng-Yi Chen, Chih Yuan
  • Patent number: 10277121
    Abstract: A charge pump circuit includes a first switch˜a fourth switch, a capacitor, a current source, a first resistor, a second resistor, an amplifier, another current source, a current mirror, a skip detection circuit, a switch generation circuit and a control unit. A method includes: (a) starting the charge pump circuit; (b) operating the charge pump circuit in a first phase, wherein the first switch and second switch are conducted and the third switch and fourth switch are disconnected; (c) operating the charge pump circuit in a second phase, wherein the third switch and fourth switch are conducted and the first switch and second switch are disconnected; (d) determining whether a detected voltage in the skip detection circuit is higher than a threshold voltage; and (e) selectively performing step (b) or (c) again according to determination result of step (d).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Pei-Kai Tseng, Li-Chieh Chen, Chih-Jen Hung
  • Patent number: 10276077
    Abstract: A driving circuit includes an amplifier circuit, a control path, and a control circuit. The control path is coupled to the amplifier circuit. The control circuit is coupled to the control path. The control circuit receives a control signal and outputs a modulation signal to the control path according to the control signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Yu-Chun Lin, Ching-Chuan Chiu
  • Patent number: 10257898
    Abstract: A LED driving apparatus including a power converter, a judging module and a control module is disclosed. The power converter and the judging module are coupled to at least one LED respectively. The control module is coupled to the judging module. The control module includes a current source and a transconductance amplifier. The current source is coupled to an output terminal of the transconductance amplifier. The power converter converts an input voltage into an output voltage and transmits the output voltage to the at least one LED. The judging module judges whether a LED current is changed from a first LED current value to a second LED current value. If yes, the judging module generates a judging signal to the control module. The control module changes a current value of the current source and a transconductance of the transconductance amplifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Hsuan-Hao Chien, Shen-Xiang Lin, Chih-Jen Hung
  • Patent number: 10218367
    Abstract: A frequency synthesizing device includes a voltage-controlled oscillator receiving an adjusting signal and generating an output signal according to the adjusting signal. A feedback frequency divider having a plurality of divisor values receives the output signal and generates a feedback signal after performing frequency dividing. An automatic frequency calibration circuit of the frequency synthesizing device includes a first frequency divider receiving a reference frequency, and a second frequency divider receiving the feedback signal. A comparator of the automatic frequency calibration circuit receives and compares outputs from the first frequency divider and the second frequency divider in a predetermined period to generate a comparing result. A state machine outputs the adjusting signal according to the comparing result in a calibration mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Jung-Sui Kao, Jri Lee, Li-Yang Chen
  • Patent number: 10162994
    Abstract: A capacitive fingerprint sensing apparatus includes sensing electrodes, a sensing driver and a processing module. Under a first self-capacitive sensing mode, the sensing driver combines M adjacent sensing electrodes to form a first sensing electrode set to perform a first self-capacitive sensing to obtain a first self-capacitive fingerprint sensing signal; under a second self-capacitive sensing mode, the sensing driver combines N adjacent sensing electrodes to form a second sensing electrode set to perform a second self-capacitive sensing to obtain a second self-capacitive fingerprint sensing signal. M and N are positive integers larger than 1. The processing module generates a first self-capacitive fingerprint pattern and a second self-capacitive fingerprint pattern according to first self-capacitive fingerprint sensing signal and second self-capacitive fingerprint sensing signal and combines them into a third self-capacitive fingerprint pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Chang-Ching Chiang, Kun-Pei Lee
  • Patent number: 10163400
    Abstract: A display driving apparatus including a lightness adjusting unit, a gamma adjusting unit, a pre-charging voltage adjusting unit and a source driving unit is disclosed. The lightness adjusting unit receives and adjusts a lightness of an image data. The gamma adjusting unit adjusts a gamma voltage corresponding to the image data to generate a source data voltage. The pre-charging voltage adjusting unit calculates a highest data voltage and a lowest data voltage which can be outputted by a source electrode and adjusts a pre-charging voltage accordingly to make the adjusted pre-charging voltage the same with the highest data voltage or the lowest data voltage or only a shifted voltage different from the highest data voltage or the lowest data voltage of the image data. The source driving unit outputs the adjusted pre-charging voltage and the source data voltage to a display panel respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Huang-Ren Chen, Cheng-Nan Lin, Shao-Ping Hung
  • Patent number: 10162441
    Abstract: A capacitive touch panel is disclosed. A touch sensing module in its laminated structure includes same touch sensor patterns. Each touch sensor pattern includes a first electrode, a second electrode and a bridge structure. The first electrode includes a first sub-electrode˜a fourth sub-electrode and the second electrode includes a fifth sub-electrode˜an eighth sub-electrode formed by sections of conductive material having different slopes. First sub-electrode and second sub-electrode are symmetrical to a first direction of a first axis; third sub-electrode and fourth sub-electrode are symmetrical to a second direction of first axis. Fifth sub-electrode and sixth sub-electrode are symmetrical to a third direction of a second axis; seventh sub-electrode and eighth sub-electrode are symmetrical to a fourth direction of second axis. The bridge structure disposed at intersection of first axis and second axis bridges second electrode and provides insulation between second electrode and first electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Yi-Ying Lin, Hsin-Wei Shieh
  • Patent number: 10139968
    Abstract: A touch sensing circuit includes N periodic-wave signal generation modules, an analog front-end circuit module, N mixing modules, and N integration modules. N is an integer. The N periodic-wave signal generation modules generate N first periodic-wave signals having N frequencies to N first channels of a capacitive touch panel. The analog front-end circuit module receives and demodulates the N first periodic-wave signals passing through N mutual capacitance at N intersection points of the N first channels and a second channel to output an analog front-end signal. The N mixing modules mix the analog front-end signal and N second periodic-wave signals having the N frequencies respectively into N mixed signals. The N integration modules integrate the N mixed signals to generate N output signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Chih Yuan, Yu Kuang
  • Patent number: 10115360
    Abstract: A gate driver includes a gate driving main circuit and a power sequence control circuit. The gate driving main circuit disposed between an operating voltage and ground is coupled to a first gate voltage and a second gate voltage. The operating voltage is higher than ground and first gate voltage is higher than second gate voltage. The power sequence control circuit includes first-type transistors, a second-type transistor, a transistor and a judging circuit. The first-type transistors are coupled in series between first gate voltage and a first node and their gates are coupled to a second node. The second-type transistor is coupled between first node and second gate voltage and its gate is coupled to second node. The transistor is coupled between first gate voltage and gate driving main circuit and its gate is coupled to first node. The judging circuit generates an output signal to second node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Kai-Lan Chuang, Chien-Ru Chen
  • Patent number: 10109229
    Abstract: The present invention provides a display panel driving circuit and compensation method thereof. The display panel driving circuit comprises a near end load, a far end load, an operating circuit and a pre-charging control circuit. The operating circuit is configured to receive display data. The pre-charging control circuit is coupled to the near end load and the far end load respectively. The pre-charging control circuit outputs a first signal and a second signal to the near end load and the far end load respectively according to the display data that a first waveform from the near end load is the same as a second waveform from the far end load.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Shun-Yuan Wang, Chih-Hsien Jen, Chih-Chuan Huang, Wen-Tsung Lin
  • Patent number: 10061426
    Abstract: A self-capacitive touch display panel includes a resistor, a first capacitor, a second capacitor, a third capacitor, a common electrode, a display driving source, and a touch sensing circuit. The first capacitor is coupled between a first terminal of the resistor and a ground terminal. The second capacitor and the third capacitor are coupled in series between the first terminal of the resistor and the ground terminal. The common electrode is coupled to a second terminal of the resistor. The display driving source is coupled between the second capacitor and the third capacitor. The touch sensing circuit is coupled to the common electrode and used to sense a touch capacitance via the common electrode when touch sensing. A first driving voltage of the display driving source is larger than a second driving voltage of the common electrode, so that the touch capacitance sensed by the touch sensing circuit is smaller than the capacitance of the first capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Kun-Tsung Lin, Chih-Hsiung Chen, Chih Yuan
  • Patent number: 10055632
    Abstract: A capacitive fingerprint sensing apparatus includes sensing electrodes, a sensing driver, and a processing module. In a self-capacitive sensing mode, the sensing driver performs self-capacitive sensing on at least one sensing electrode to obtain a first fingerprint sensing signal. In a mutual-capacitive sensing mode, the sensing driver performs mutual-capacitive sensing on at least two adjacent sensing electrodes to obtain a second fingerprint sensing signal. The processing module generates a first fingerprint pattern and a second fingerprint pattern according to the first fingerprint sensing signal and the second fingerprint sensing signal and combines the first fingerprint pattern and the second fingerprint pattern into a combined fingerprint pattern. The resolution of the combined fingerprint pattern along at least one direction is larger than that of the first fingerprint pattern and the second fingerprint pattern along the at least one direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Chang-Ching Chiang, Kun-Pei Lee
  • Patent number: 10055069
    Abstract: An in-cell touch panel and its trace layout are disclosed. The in-cell touch panel includes a plurality of pixels. Each pixel has a laminated structure bottom-up including a substrate, a TFT layer, a liquid crystal layer, a color filter layer, and a glass layer. The TFT layer is disposed on the substrate. A first conductive layer and a second conductive layer are integrated in the TFT layer. The liquid crystal layer is disposed on the TFT layer. The color filter layer is disposed on the liquid crystal layer. The glass layer is disposed on the color filter layer. The design of touch sensing electrodes and their trace layout in the in-cell touch panel of the application is simple and it can effectively reduce cost and reduce the RC loading of a common electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Kun-Pei Lee, Yi-Ying Lin, Chang-Ching Chiang
  • Patent number: 10043048
    Abstract: The capacitive fingerprint sensing apparatus and capacitive fingerprint sensing method of the invention perform fingerprint sensing through self-capacitive sensing technology and mutual-capacitive sensing technology respectively and combine the self-capacitive fingerprint pattern and the mutual-capacitive fingerprint pattern into a synthesized fingerprint pattern. Therefore, the capacitive fingerprint sensing apparatus and capacitive fingerprint sensing method of the invention can effectively increase the capacity sensed by the unit sensing electrode without decreasing its high resolution. As a result, not only the noise interference can be reduced to increase the accuracy of fingerprint recognition, but also the number of signal traces can be also reduced to simplify the circuit structure and save the chip area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Chang-Ching Chiang, Yu Kuo Huang
  • Patent number: 10001892
    Abstract: A self-capacitive touch and force sensing apparatus includes a metal layer, a sensing component layer, an air gap layer and a processing module. The sensing component layer is disposed above metal layer. The air gap layer is formed between metal layer and sensing component layer. When the self-capacitive touch and force sensing apparatus is operated in a self-capacitive touch sensing mode, metal layer is driven and synchronized with a touch signal, so that no capacitive effect between sensing component layer and metal layer and a first capacitance change is sensed; when the self-capacitive touch and force sensing apparatus is operated in a self-capacitive force sensing mode, metal layer is grounded, so that there is a capacitive effect between sensing component layer and metal layer and a second capacitance change is sensed. The processing module obtains a third capacitance change according to first capacitance change and second capacitance change.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventor: Chen-Wei Yang
  • Patent number: 9983723
    Abstract: A touch time arranging method, applied to a panel display driving circuit having touch timing control function in a touch display panel, includes: dividing the resolution of touch display panel along a first direction by K touch regions of touch display panel along the first direction to obtain a first quotient; obtaining a digital combination including a first value I and a second value J closest to the integer part of first quotient; if the ratio of the number of occurrences of the first value and second value in the digital combination is X:Y, dividing the resolution by (I*X+J*Y) to obtain a second quotient; when the touch display panel displays R lines in order under a display mode, the touch display panel is switched to a touch mode every I lines and J lines alternately according to the digital combination to arrange a touch time to perform touch sensing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventor: Hung Li
  • Patent number: 9984611
    Abstract: A display apparatus and operating method thereof are disclosed. The display apparatus includes a display panel and a driving IC. A display area of the display panel is divided into sub-display areas. The driving IC is coupled to the display panel. The driving IC includes registers corresponding to the sub-display areas respectively. The driving IC receives a display data and obtains a plurality of color information corresponding to the sub-display areas respectively according to the display data, and then stores the plurality of color information in the registers respectively. When the frame display by the display panel has not to be refreshed, the driving IC stops receiving the display data and converts the plurality of color information stored in the registers into corresponding colors respectively and outputs them to the sub-display areas of the display panel to display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Hung Li, Feng-Li Lin, Shua Shen Hsiao