Samsung Electronics Patents

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a Korean electronics manufacturer and a part of the Samsung Group. Samsung Electronics manufactures and sells consumer electronics, including cell phones, televisions, tablets, digital cameras, computers, home appliances and home theater and audio components.

Samsung Electronics Patents by Type

  • Publication number: 20180234713
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a communication interface connected to a broadcasting server and an advertisement server, a display, a first scaler converting a broadcasting image stream, which is received from the broadcasting server, to a specified format, a second scaler converting a substitutional advertisement image stream received from the advertisement server, to the specified format, and a processor controlling the first scaler and the second scaler to display an image on the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Oh In KWON, Min Gu KANG
  • Publication number: 20180234729
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a communication interface configured to receive a broadcasting image from a broadcasting transmission apparatus; a display configured to display the broadcasting image; a memory configured to store an application for displaying a substitutional advertisement image on the display instead of the broadcasting image; and a processor configured to: determine whether a state of the display apparatus satisfies a specified condition for displaying the substitutional advertisement image on the display; and if the state of the display apparatus satisfies the specified condition, execute the application to thereby cause the substitutional advertisement image to be displayed on the display instead of the broadcasting image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ki Tae NOH
  • Publication number: 20180234261
    Abstract: A processor implemented operating method of a mobile device includes: verifying whether the mobile device is docked with a docking device while the mobile device is performing a personal assistance service (PAS); and continuously providing the PAS being performed using the docking device in response to the verifying indicating that the mobile device is docked with the docking device while the mobile device is performing the PAS.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Junhwi CHOI, Chilhee CHUNG, Hodong LEE, Hoshik LEE
  • Publication number: 20180232113
    Abstract: Provided is a method, performed by an electronic apparatus, of displaying an application list, the method including: requesting a server for an application list including an identification value of at least one application downloadable by the electronic apparatus; receiving, from the server, the application list including a graphic interface indicating a power consumption grade of the at least one application; and displaying the application list.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2016
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Myung-joo HAM, Geun-sik LIM, Dong-yun JIN
  • Publication number: 20180228473
    Abstract: Provided is an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus capable of automatically correcting and changing a first position of a Doppler gate to a second position so that a user does not need to search for a position of a target. The ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes a probe; an image processor configured to generate a Doppler flow imaging; an output portion configured to display the Doppler flow imaging generated by the image processor; and a controller configured to control the probe so that the probe radiates a first ultrasonic signal based on a position of the Doppler gate, and the probe radiates a second ultrasonic signal to a predetermined range based on the position of the Doppler gate, and configured to move the position of the Doppler gate on the Doppler flow imaging based on the received first ultrasonic signal and second ultrasonic signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jeong CHO
  • Publication number: 20180233569
    Abstract: A thin film transistor includes a gate electrode on a semiconductor layer, a first insulation layer between the semiconductor layer and the gate electrode, a second insulation layer on the gate electrode, and a source and drain electrode on the semiconductor layer. The gate electrode includes a first part and a second part adjacent to the first part. A width of the second part is greater than a width of the first part. The source electrode and the drain electrode are on the semiconductor layer and arranged such that the first part of the gate electrode is between the source electrode and the drain electrode. The source electrode and the drain electrode are electrically connected to the semiconductor layer through the first insulation layer and the second insulation layer, respectively. A space between the source electrode and the drain electrode is greater than the width of the first part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Suk Gyu Hahm, Jeong Il Park, Youngjun Yun, Joo Young Kim, Yong Uk Lee
  • Publication number: 20180234702
    Abstract: An image processing method and apparatus for performing sample adaptive offset (SAO) processing are provided. The image processing method includes: performing, based on a largest coding unit (LCU) and a coding unit (CU), an encoding operation on a frame image; setting a maximum offset having a value adjusted according to a maximum transformation size in the encoding operation; and calculating, based on the set maximum offset, a sample adaptive offset (SAO) parameter for use in SAO compensation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young-beom Jung, Ju-won Byun, Hyuk-jae Jang, Jung-yeop Yang
  • Publication number: 20180233955
    Abstract: A wireless power transmitter includes: a converter including a first switch and a second switch, and configured to output alternating current (AC) power to an AC node between the first switch and the second switch; a common resonance capacitor connected to the AC node; and resonators connected to the common resonance capacitor, wherein each of the resonators includes a series capacitor, a resonance coil, and a sub-switch, connected to each other in series, and wherein the resonance coil is configured to transmit the power in a non-contact manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Won PARK, Sang Ho CHO, Hyo Young KIM, Eun Young SHIN, Young Seung ROH
  • Publication number: 20180234075
    Abstract: A bulk acoustic wave resonator includes: a substrate; a lower electrode connecting member disposed on the substrate; a resonating member including a lower electrode disposed on the lower electrode connecting member, a piezoelectric layer disposed on the lower electrode, and an upper electrode disposed on the piezoelectric layer; and an upper electrode connecting member electrically connecting the upper electrode and the substrate to each other. The upper electrode connecting member is extended from the substrate outside of the resonating member and is connected to a top surface of the upper electrode. The lower electrode connecting member electrically connects the lower electrode and the substrate to each other and includes a ring shape corresponding to a shape of the resonating member so as to support an edge of the resonating member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2017
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae Hun Lee, Dae Hun Jeong, Chang Hyun Lim, Tae Yoon Kim, Moon Chul Lee
  • Publication number: 20180231022
    Abstract: An air conditioner allowing a blade driving device to rotate the blade in the up-and-down direction around the respective rotation axis via the two rotation axis, thereby the blade driving device effectively guides the discharged air in the vertical direction. Further, the blade driving device may efficiently rotate the blades by including one or two driving motors for rotating the blades, minimizing the volume of the blade driving device, thereby the blade driving device reduce the size of the air conditioner or efficiently reducing the internal space of the air conditioner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun Uk PARK, Chan Young PARK, Tae-In EOM, Young Kyun JEONG
  • Publication number: 20180228471
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for analyzing elastography of tissue using ultrasound waves, wherein elastography information of tissue in a region of interest (ROI) is analyzed by irradiating ultrasound waves for diagnosis towards the ROI to which a shear wave is induced from an ultrasound probe, receiving echo ultrasound waves, and acquiring three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound images with respect to the ROI.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ji-young PARK, Ki-wan CHOI, Hyoung-ki LEE, Jong-hwa WON
  • Publication number: 20180234728
    Abstract: A display device and a method for replacing an advertisement are provided. The display device includes a display, a first communication circuit which receives first content from a broadcast receiving device, a second communication circuit which receives second content from an external server, and a processor electrically connected with the first communication circuit and the second communication circuit. The processor is configured to determine whether a first volume image applied by the broadcast receiving device is present in the first content, while outputting the second content, and overlay the first volume image or an alternative volume image corresponding to the first volume image with the second content to display an overlaid result on the display, if the first volume image is contained in the first content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eui Hyeon HWANG, Do Wan KIM
  • Publication number: 20180231299
    Abstract: Provided herein is a refrigerator with an improved coupling structure of a heat dissipation duct for dissipating heat generated in a display unit and having and applying the improved heat dissipation duct to a door having a thin thickness such that a problem in which a curve is generated at an exterior of a door when an inside of the door is filled with a heat insulating material is prevented. The refrigerator includes a main body, and a door, wherein the door includes a door cap coupled to at least one of an upper portion and a lower portion of the door, a display unit provided at a front surface of the door, a heat dissipation cover arranged behind the display unit, and a heat dissipation duct slidably inserted into the door through the at least one of the upper portion and the lower portion of the door.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong Won KOO, Sung Mo KIM, Po Cheon KIM, Sang Cheol LEE, Oun Gu LEE, Woo Chul CHO, Sun Hwan JOO
  • Publication number: 20180228684
    Abstract: A motion assistance apparatus including a proximal support configured to support a proximal part of a user, a distal support configured to support a distal part of the user, a support assembly configured to connect the proximal support and the distal support and adjust a separation distance between the proximal support and the distal support and a rotation angle of the distal support, and a controller configured to control the support assembly based on a virtual dual spring-mass model designed using the proximal support as a body of mass, the controller including a first virtual spring configured to connect the proximal support and a first portion of the distal support and a second virtual spring configured to connect the proximal support and a second portion of the distal support is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Youngjin Park, Keehong Seo, Bokman Lim, Seungyong Hyung
  • Publication number: 20180232150
    Abstract: A data mirroring control apparatus includes a command distributing unit configured to transmit a first write command to a plurality of mirroring storage devices, the first write command including an instruction for data requested by a host to be written; and a memory lock setting unit configured to set a memory lock on the data requested by the host to be written among data stored in a host memory and configured to release the memory lock on the data after the data with the memory lock is written to the plurality of mirroring storage devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Ju-Pyung LEE
  • Publication number: 20180231742
    Abstract: An optical imaging system includes lenses sequentially disposed from an object side toward an imaging plane and including a refractive power in paraxial regions or edges of the paraxial regions. An object-side surface of a fifth lens of the lenses is planar in a paraxial region and the fifth lens includes a refractive power at an edge of the paraxial region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Phil Ho JUNG
  • Publication number: 20180231793
    Abstract: There are provided a reflecting module for optical image stabilization (OIS) and a camera module including the same. The reflecting module for OIS includes: a housing including an internal space; a movable holder supported in the internal space of the housing by an elastic member; a reflecting member disposed on the movable holder; and a driving part configured to provide driving force to the movable holder so that the movable holder is moved relative to the housing, wherein the elastic member includes a fixed frame fixed to the housing, a movable frame provided in the fixed frame, and a spring connecting the fixed frame and the movable frame to each other and, the movable frame is movable in relation to two axes perpendicular to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bong Won JEONG, Jae Kyung KIM, Young Bok YOON, Hyun Kag PARK
  • Publication number: 20180231590
    Abstract: A semiconductor device for monitoring a reverse voltage is provided. The semiconductor device includes an intellectual property having an input node and an output node; a passive component connected between the output node and a potential; a monitoring circuit connected to the input node and the output node and powered by a driving power, the monitoring circuit monitoring a difference between an input level at the input node and an output level at the output node to detect a reverse voltage across the intellectual property. The driving power is provided by the output node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun-han Choi, Tae-hwang Kong, Kwang-ho Kim, Sang-ho Kim, Se-ki Kim, Jun-hyeok Yang, Sung-yong Lee, Yong-jin Lee
  • Publication number: 20180232585
    Abstract: A processor implemented vehicle control method for autonomous driving includes: obtaining a driving image of a vehicle; determining a control parameter for controlling the vehicle in response to a driving situation of the vehicle by applying the driving image to a neural network; and transmitting the control parameter to an electronic control unit (ECU) of the vehicle for controlling the vehicle to drive autonomously, wherein the neural network comprises first layers in a convolutional structure and second layers in a recurrent structure, the driving image is applied to a first layer among the first layers, a last layer among the first layers is connected with a first layer among the second layers, and the control parameter is output from a last layer among the second layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Changhyun KIM
  • Publication number: 20180231278
    Abstract: An air conditioner includes a heat storage apparatus for storing heat emitted from a compressor arranged in an outdoor unit, wherein the heat storage apparatus includes a heat storage tank installed in the compressor for storing heat emitted from the compressor and a heat transfer member configured to deliver heat emitted from the compressor to the heat storage tank, wherein the heat storage tank includes a first heat transfer face configured to have a form corresponding to a part of an outer circumferential face of the compressor to come into contact with the outer circumferential face of the compressor and a pair of second heat transfer faces configured to extend from both ends of the first heat transfer face to be in parallel to each other and form space with the outer circumferential face of the compressor, and wherein the heat transfer member is arranged in the space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2015
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Tadahiro NAKAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20180232056
    Abstract: The present invention relates to method (1100) for display of information from real world environment on a virtual reality (VR) device (101). In accordance with one embodiment, the method comprises capturing (1101) an event in a real world environment; and presenting (1103) information pertaining to the captured event on a VR enabled display unit (106) without absolute interruption of an ongoing rendering of content on the VR enabled display unit (106), if the event thus captured satisfies at least one predetermined rule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Varun NIGAM, Veenu PANDEY
  • Publication number: 20180233432
    Abstract: An electronic component package may include: a redistribution layer including a first insulating layer, a first conductive pattern disposed on the first insulating layer, and a first via connected to the first conductive pattern while penetrating through the first insulating layer; an electronic component disposed on the redistribution layer; and an encapsulant encapsulating the electronic component. The first via has a horizontal cross-sectional shape in which a distance between first and second edge points of the first via in a first direction passing through the center of the first via and the first and second edge points thereof is shorter than that between third and fourth edge points of the first via in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction and passing through the center of the first via and the third and fourth points thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Han KIM, Young Gwan KO, Kang Heon HUR, Kyung Moon JUNG, Sung Han KIM
  • Publication number: 20180233966
    Abstract: A wireless power transmitter includes: a power transmitting coil configured to receive alternating current (AC) power applied thereto and wirelessly transmit the AC power; a sensing device configured to output one or more sensing signals having magnitudes that are variable based on an approach of an object; and a circuitry configured to determine whether an acknowledgement signal has been received from a wireless power receiver and whether a foreign object has entered a region of the wireless power transmitter based on a change in the magnitudes of the one or more sensing signals, and configured to control transmission of the AC power through the power transmitting coil based on a result of the determining of whether the acknowledgement signal has been received from the wireless power receiver and whether the foreign object has entered the region of the wireless power transmitter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kwang Hun YANG, Keun Soo HA
  • Publication number: 20180232867
    Abstract: An electronic device and an image conversion method of the electronic device, the electronic device comprising: a receiving unit for receiving a first image from a source device; a decoding unit for decoding brightness information of the first image; a converting unit for converting a dynamic range of the first image on the basis of the decoded brightness information, using a mapping function; and a display unit for displaying a second image having the converted dynamic range on a display, wherein the mapping function is a curve function including a plurality of points determined on the basis of the first image, a characteristic of a change in brightness of a display of the source device, and a characteristic of brightness of a scene of the first image. The present disclosure may generate, for example, a high dynamic range (HDR) image, which is improved from a standard dynamic range (SDR) image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2016
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung-ho PARK, Seung-hoon HAN, Ji-won CHOI, Ho-cheon WEY, Young-su MOON
  • Publication number: 20180233157
    Abstract: A method of processing an audio signal, according to an embodiment of the present invention for solving the technical problem, further includes: receiving a signal for one channel pair element (CPE) to which internal channel gains (ICGs) have been pre-applied; when a reproduction channel configuration is not stereo, acquiring inverse ICGs for the one CPE based on Motion Picture Experts Group surround 212 (MPS212) parameters and on rendering parameters corresponding to MPS212 output channels defined in a format converter; and generating output signals based on the received signal for the one CPE and the acquired inverse ICGs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sun-min KIM, Sang-bae CHON
  • Publication number: 20180233134
    Abstract: A weighted finite-state transducer (WFST) decoding system is provided. The WFST decoding system includes a memory that stores WFST data and a WFST decoder including a data fetch logic. The WFST data has a structure including states, and arcs connecting the states with directivity. The WFST data is compressed in the memory. The WFST data includes body data, and header data including state information for each states that is aligned discontinuously. The body data includes arc information of the arcs that is aligned continuously. The state information includes an arc index of the arcs, a number of the arcs, and compression information of the arcs, and the data fetch logic de-compresses the WFST data using the compression information, and retrieves the WFST data from the memory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Sung YOON, Jun Seok PARK
  • Publication number: 20180233104
    Abstract: A user interface apparatus and a method of improving user interface are provided. The user interface apparatus may detect a change in an incident light and may control a display to represent the detected change in the light to be overlaid on image content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Haeng LEE, Eric Hyunsurk RYU, Chang Woo SHIN, Joo Yeon WOO
  • Patent number: 10045680
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a dishwasher including a spray unit fixed to one sidewall of a wash tub and a reflecting plate assembly to reflect wash water sprayed from the spray unit onto dishes and to linearly reciprocate in a spray direction of the wash water sprayed from the spray unit. The dishwasher further includes a drive unit to drive the reflecting plate assembly, and a cam unit to transmit driving force of the drive unit to the reflecting plate assembly. The drive unit includes a motor to generate rotational force, and a belt forming a closed loop and caused to make cyclic movement by the motor. The cam unit is engaged with the belt to transmit power of the belt to the reflecting plate assembly. The cam is alternately engaged with first and second portions of the belt to cause the reflecting plate assembly to reciprocate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chan Young Park, Chang Wook Lee, Seung Gee Hong, Young Su Ser, Soo Hyung Yoo, Kwan Woo Hong, Yong Soo Kyong, Jea Won Lee, Dae Uk Kang, Jeong Hoon Kang, Sung Jin Kim
  • Patent number: 10048549
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes a first insulation substrate, a gate line, a data line configured to cross the gate line while being insulated therefrom, a thin film transistor connected to the gate line and the data line, a pixel electrode configured to include a first subpixel electrode connected to the thin film transistor and a second subpixel electrode, a second insulation substrate configured to face the first insulation substrate, a common electrode disposed on the second insulation substrate, and a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first insulation substrate and the second insulation substrate to include a plurality of liquid crystal molecules, where each of the first subpixel electrode and the second subpixel electrode includes a unit pixel electrode including a plurality of minute branches that is extended from a horizontal stem and a vertical stem.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Su Wan Woo, Min Wook Park, Young Goo Song, Ki Chul Shin
  • Patent number: 10048423
    Abstract: A backlight unit that may be used with a liquid crystal display is presented. The backlight unit includes: a bottom chassis; a light source disposed at an edge of the bottom chassis; a light-converting member disposed on the light source and including quantum dots for changing a wavelength of light emitted from the light source; and a light guide disposed on the bottom chassis adjacent to the light-converting member and positioned to receive light emitted from the light-converting member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang Hyuck Yoon, So Jeong La, Han Moe Cha, Seok Hyun Nam
  • Patent number: 10045700
    Abstract: A blood pressure estimating method includes measuring a biosignal including pulse wave information of a user, determining a calibration method for a blood pressure estimation model, calibrating the blood pressure estimation model using the determined calibration method, and estimating a blood pressure of the user from the biosignal using the calibrated blood pressure estimation model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seungwoo Noh, Taesung Jung, Younho Kim, Sangyun Park
  • Patent number: 10048565
    Abstract: An optical modulation device includes: a first substrate and a second substrate that face each other; and a liquid crystal layer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate that includes a plurality of liquid crystal molecules. The first substrate includes a plurality of unit regions, a common electrode and a first aligner, and the second substrate includes a plurality of unit regions, a plurality of upper-plate electrodes that include a plurality of first electrodes extending in a first direction and a plurality of second electrodes extending in a second direction crossing the first direction, and a second aligner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kyung Ho Jung
  • Patent number: 10047191
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound containing phosphonium ion of a chemical formula 1, an epoxy resin composition containing the same, and a device manufactured by using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin Min Cheon, Min Gyum Kim, Jung Seob Kim, Dong Hwan Lee, Hwan Sung Cheon, Seung Han
  • Patent number: 10048601
    Abstract: An apparatus for measuring a mask error and a method for measuring a mask error are provided. The apparatus for measuring a mask error includes a stage configured to accommodate a reference mask having a reference pattern, and a target mask adjacent to the reference mask such that a mask pattern of the target mask faces the reference pattern, a light source configured to irradiate the first beam onto the reference mask and the target mask, a light receiving unit including an image sensor, and the image sensor configured to receive a composite image including a first image generated from the reference pattern and a second image generated from the mask pattern, and generate a third image from the first image and the second image, and a measuring unit configured to measure an error of the mask pattern from the third image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hak-Seung Han, Dong-Gun Lee, Dong-Hoon Chung
  • Patent number: D825248
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jongsu Jeon, Binna Kim, Jae-moon Lee, Hwanwoong Choi
  • Patent number: D825249
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jichang Kang, Jaejun Kim, Hyeongju Seo, Jongsu Jeon, Hwanwoong Choi
  • Patent number: D825507
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Ho Baik, Sun-Keun Park, Min-Hyouk Lee
  • Patent number: D825534
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Goang-Tae Kim, Yong-Seok Bang
  • Patent number: D825555
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Minhyouk Lee, Yunjin Kim, Saeyoon Huh, Minah Koh, Hyoungshin Park
  • Patent number: D825613
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hoon Cho, Hyejung Choi, Wujong Kwon, Soojung Kim, Saemi Jeong
  • Patent number: D825619
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Moon Lee, Selim Yoon, Sunmin Lee, Yeonjin Jo
  • Patent number: D825620
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Moon Lee, Selim Yoon, Sunmin Lee, Yeonjin Jo
  • Patent number: D825621
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seon-Ju Lee, Aeryun Kim
  • Patent number: D825622
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoonjoo Kwon, Cheolwoong Seo, Jae-Moon Lee, Binna Kim, Hyunsoo Kim, Sunmin Lee
  • Patent number: D825624
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoonjoo Kwon, Binna Kim, Youngmin Park, Sunmin Lee, Honguk Lee
  • Patent number: D825625
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seon-Ju Lee, Dajeong Kim, Choongeun Lee
  • Patent number: D825763
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG MEDISON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sungwon Lim, Cheonseop Shin, Junpil Moon, Ui Kim
  • Patent number: D825867
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sanghun Yoon, Yuna Park, Myunggyu Kim, Ahjung Joo
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