Patents Assigned to Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • Publication number: 20190189767
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes active regions on a semiconductor substrate, gate structures on separate, respective active regions, and source/drain regions in the semiconductor substrate on opposite sides of separate, respective gate structures. Each separate gate structure includes a sequential stack of a high dielectric layer, a first work function metal layer, a second work function metal layer having a lower work function than the first work function metal layer, and a gate metal layer. First work function metal layers of the gate structures have different thicknesses, such that the gate structures include a largest gate structure where the first work function metal layer of the largest gate structure has a largest thickness of the first work function metal layers. The largest gate structure includes a capping layer on the high dielectric layer of the largest gate structure, where the capping layer includes one or more impurity elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-yeol SONG, Wan-don Kim, Su-young Bae, Dong-soo Lee, Jong-han Lee, Hyung-suk Jung, Sang-jin Hyun
  • Publication number: 20170188087
    Abstract: Disclosed are a user terminal, a method for controlling the same, and a multimedia system. The method for controlling the user terminal includes: displaying a first image content; transmitting a signal requesting an image content to an external display device in the case in which a preset user interaction is sensed; and displaying the first image content and a second image content together in the case in which the second image content that is currently being displayed by the display device is received from the display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2015
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Applicant: SUMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae-ki KYOUN, Chang-seog KO, Joon-ho PHANG, Kwan-min LEE
  • Publication number: 20150055537
    Abstract: An embodiment of wireless communication comprises passing data from a higher layer to a communication layer via multiple data paths for parallel data communication in a wireless device, wherein passing the data comprises controlling passing of said data on the multiple data paths based on communication requirements using path operators. The wireless communication further comprises processing data as packet-less units of data on the multiple data paths, and transmitting the data from the multiple data paths on multiple wireless communication paths from the wireless device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2013
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Applicant: Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Huai-Rong Shao, Chiu Ngo
  • Publication number: 20140348254
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for reducing a peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR) of an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) signal in an MIMO-OFDM communication system is provided, in which the method for reducing the PAPR of the OFDM signal may identify interference generated in an MIMO communication system, and adjust a clipping ratio (CR) for an effect of a clipping distortion to be less than an effect of interference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byung Moo LEE, Byung Chang KANG, Jong Ho BANG, Nam Jeong LEE, Jin Hyeock CHOI
  • Publication number: 20140239852
    Abstract: A lighting control system and a method for controlling the same are provided. The lighting control system includes at least one lighting device transmitting a wireless communication signal having unique identification information and controlled by a received wireless communication signal, and a user terminal receiving the wireless communication signal transmitted from the at least one lighting device, sorting and registering the at least one lighting device according to a strength of the wireless communication signal transmitted from the at least one lighting device, and pairing the user terminal with the registered lighting device to control the lighting device. Accordingly, a plurality of lighting devices located in a remote area can be conveniently registered and controlled from a certain location.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2013
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ki Young KIM, Tae Eung KIM, Sang Gon LEE, Yong Min JUNG
  • Publication number: 20140184833
    Abstract: An electronic device for reflecting a spatial motion to focus a subject and a method thereof. A method of operating an electronic device includes sensing a spatial motion of the electronic device, at the same time as sensing the spatial motion, determining the movement or non-movement of a subject being displayed, and reflecting the spatial motion of the electronic device and the movement or non-movement of the subject to focus the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Kang-Min Lee, Moon-Soo Kim, Yong-Gu Lee, Dong-Hoon Jang, Sung-Jun Yim
  • Publication number: 20140113443
    Abstract: A fabricating method of a semiconductor device includes stacking a high-k dielectric film not containing silicon (Si) and an insulating film containing silicon (Si) on a substrate, and diffusing Si contained in the insulating film into the high-k dielectric film by annealing the substrate having the high-k dielectric film and the insulating film stacked thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: SUMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seok-Jun WON, Weon-Hong KIM, Moon-Kyun SONG, Hyung-Suk JUNG
  • Publication number: 20140080463
    Abstract: A mobile terminal supporting a voice messaging method includes a microphone for capturing sound waves and converting the sound waves into an audio signal, a storage unit for storing the audio signal, an audio data generation unit for generating audio data packets with the audio signal, a packet data communication network interface unit for providing a packet data communication network, and a control unit for controlling the microphone, audio storage unit, audio data generation unit, and packet data communication network interface unit to capture the audio signal and transmit the audio signal as audio data packets in response to audio message transmission request entered during a mobile messenger service session.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2013
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Eun-Ju KIM
  • Publication number: 20140029164
    Abstract: The electrode structure includes: a textile-type conductive substrate; a first layer which is disposed on the textile-type conductive substrate and includes a plurality of one-dimensional nanostructures; and a second layer which is formed on the first layer and includes a graphene material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2013
    Publication date: January 30, 2014
    Applicants: Sungkyunkwan University Foundation For Corporate Collaboration, Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong-jin PARK, Ji-hyun BAE, Dae-joon KANG
  • Publication number: 20130074060
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus is provided. The image forming apparatus includes a first storage unit to store firmware, a control unit to perform a job by loading the stored firmware, a communication interface unit to receive new firmware, and an upgrade unit to install the received new firmware in the first storage unit, where the control unit, upon receiving a new job request while the new firmware is being installed, controls the upgrade unit to suspend installation of the new firmware and perform the requested new job.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: March 21, 2013
    Applicant: Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Haeng-nan KIM, Woo-yeal Song
  • Patent number: 8165081
    Abstract: Apparatus and method for a base station to assign to a user equipment (UE) communicating with the base station a number of coded control information symbols being transmitted with coded data information symbols during the same transmission time interval by the UE. The method includes assigning, by the base station, an offset to the UE, assigning, by the base station, a Modulation and Coding Scheme for data information (data MCS) to the UE, transmitting the offset to the UE, and transmitting the data MCS to the UE, wherein the number of coded control information symbols assigned to the UE for transmission of control information is determined based on the data MCS and the offset.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2012
    Assignee: Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Aris Papasakellariou, Joon-Young Cho
  • Publication number: 20120084926
    Abstract: A washing machine in which performance of a balancer is improved and a control method thereof. The washing machine includes at least one balancer housing provided with a ring-shaped channel, at least one mass body movably disposed in the channel, a confinement unit to confine the at least one mass body to the at least one balancer housing so as to allow the at least one mass body to be rotated under the condition that the at least one mass body is fixed to the at least one balancer housing, an adjustment unit to release confinement of the at least one mass body so as to allow the at least one mass body to descend due to gravity during rotation of the drum, and a control unit to control the adjustment unit so that unbalanced load is offset by the at least one mass body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2011
    Publication date: April 12, 2012
    Applicant: SUMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Moo Hyung Lee, Sung Jin Kim, Myung Sun Kang
  • Publication number: 20120057911
    Abstract: A heating roller is provided in an image forming apparatus and includes a roller body and an induction heating layer surrounding the roller body to generate Joule's heat by an induction current. The induction heating layer is made of an induction heating coil wound around the surface of the roller body and the induction heating coil is made of a nickel alloy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2011
    Publication date: March 8, 2012
    Applicant: SUMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Sok-won Paik
  • Publication number: 20110103289
    Abstract: A base station comprises a transmitter configured to transmit a downlink frame. The downlink frame comprising a first configuration message associated with the configuration of Enhanced-Multicast Broadcast Service (E-MBS). The first configuration message comprises a field with an indicator to indicate a next configuration message to be decoded by a subscriber station. The subscriber station, upon decoding the first configuration message, refrains from decoding subsequent configuration messages that precede the next configuration message to be decoded by the subscriber station in accordance with the indicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2010
    Publication date: May 5, 2011
    Applicant: Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kaushik Josiam, Zhouyue Pi, TaeYoung Kim, JaeJeong Shim
  • Patent number: 7859731
    Abstract: An illumination apparatus and method for a display device designed such that light is incident on a hologram or hologram pattern at an angle for which diffraction efficiency is the highest. The illumination apparatus includes at least one point light source which emits light and a light guide plate (LGP) which has the at least one point light source disposed on a side thereof and a hologram pattern on a top surface which permits the light incident from the point light source to exit from the top surface. The side of the LGP facing the point light source is inclined such that the light is incident obliquely on the hologram pattern at an altitude angle which provides high diffraction efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2010
    Assignee: Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jin-Seung Choi
  • Publication number: 20100210276
    Abstract: A communication device, base station, terminal, and method for a multi-cell network include a scheduler configured to generate outer cell scheduling information by scheduling outer cell frequency resources for outer terminals in outer cells of a plurality of cells, and a scheduling information provider configured to provide the outer cell scheduling information to the plurality of cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2010
    Publication date: August 19, 2010
    Applicant: SUMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kyung Hun JANG
  • Publication number: 20100096936
    Abstract: A vibration motor includes a first resilient member and a second resilient member providing resilient forces in opposite directions; a first vibrator and a second vibrator coupled to the first resilient member and the second resilient member respectively; a magnetic body coupled to the first vibrator to create a magnetic field; and a coil applying a current of a predetermined frequency band in the region where the magnetic field is created.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2009
    Publication date: April 22, 2010
    Applicant: Sumsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Yu-Dong BAE, Eun-Hwa LEE, In-Kuk YUN, In KIM
  • Patent number: D626370
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2010
    Assignee: Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Byung Kook Baek
  • Patent number: D732036
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Assignee: SUMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang-Eun Lee, Ik-Sang Kim
  • Patent number: D747703
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hee-Bong Kim, Taehun Kim, Jae Neung Lee