Samsung Electronics Patents

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  • Publication number: 20220150785
    Abstract: An apparatus distributing communication load over a plurality of communication cells may select action centers from random cell reselection values, based on a standard deviation of an internet protocol (IP) throughout over the plurality of communication cells; input a first vector indicating a communication state of a communication system and a second vector indicating the standard deviation of the IP throughout of the plurality of communication cells, to a neural network to output a sum of the action centers and offsets as cell reselection parameters; and transmit the cell reselection parameters to the communication system to enable a base station of the communication system to perform a cell reselection based on the cell reselection parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Di WU, Jikun KANG, Yi Tian XU, Jimmy LI, Michael JENKIN, Xue LIU, Xi CHEN, Gregory Lewis DUDEK, Intaik PARK, Taeseop LEE
  • Publication number: 20220149806
    Abstract: A bulk acoustic wave resonator includes: a substrate; a resonant portion including a first electrode, a piezoelectric layer, and a second electrode sequentially stacked on the substrate; and a protective layer disposed on an upper surface of the resonant portion. The protective layer includes: a first protective layer formed of a diamond thin film; and a second protective layer stacked on the first protective layer, and formed of a dielectric material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tae Kyung LEE, Sang Heon HAN, Sung Joon PARK, Sang Kee YOON, Sang Hyun YI, Jae Goon AUM
  • Publication number: 20220149244
    Abstract: A pixel includes electrode pairs successively disposed in a first direction, and each including a first sub-electrode and a second sub-electrode successively disposed in the first direction; light emitting elements each electrically connected between the first sub-electrode and the second sub-electrode of any one the electrode pairs; a first connection electrode electrically connected between the first sub-electrode of a first electrode pair and a first power supply; and a second connection electrode electrically connected between the second sub-electrode of a last electrode pair and a second power supply. The second sub-electrode of a remaining electrode pair other than the last electrode pair is spaced apart from the first sub-electrode of a subsequent electrode pair with at least one first sub-electrode or at least one second sub-electrode disposed therebetween, and is electrically connected to the first sub-electrode of the subsequent electrode pair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Won Ho LEE, Jong Hyuk KANG, Hyun Deok IM, Hyun Min CHO
  • Publication number: 20220147799
    Abstract: Disclosed is a neural computer including an image sensor capable of controlling a photocurrent. The neural computer according to an embodiment includes a preprocessor configured to receive an image and generate a feature map for the received image; a flattening unit configured to transform the feature map generated by the preprocessor into tabular data to provide data output; and an image classifier configured to classify images received through the preprocessor by using the data output by the flattening unit as an input value. The preprocessor includes an optical signal processor configured to receive the image and generate the feature map.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicants: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., President and Fellows Of Harvard College
    Inventors: Changhyun KIM, Houk JANG, Henry Julian HINTON, Hyeonjin SHIN, Minhyun LEE, Donhee HAM
  • Publication number: 20220149255
    Abstract: A display device includes a base layer, a first pixel electrode disposed in a first direction on the base layer and to which a first driving voltage is applied, a second pixel electrode disposed in the first direction on the base layer and to which a second driving voltage is applied, a first light-emitting element and a second light-emitting element electrically connected to the first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode, a connection electrode electrically connecting the first pixel electrode and the first light-emitting element, and electrically connecting the second light-emitting element and the second pixel electrode, and a bank overlapping at least a portion of the first pixel electrode and at least a portion of the second pixel electrode and surrounding a light-emitting area in which the first light-emitting element and the second light-emitting element are disposed. A portion of the connection electrode overlaps the bank.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun Wook LEE, No Kyung PARK, Ki Nyeng KANG, Sung Won JO
  • Publication number: 20220147806
    Abstract: An electronic device and a method for controlling are provided. The electronic device may include a memory storing first input data and first weight data used in operations of a neural network model and a processor configured to input the first input data and the first weight data into a first module, and acquire second input data and second weight data, where a part of the first input data is truncated, and where a part of the first weight data is truncated, input the second input data and the second weight data into a second module that performs multiplication operations, and acquire first output data, and based on scaling factors of the first input data and first weight data identified through the first module, convert the acquired first output data into a floating point form expressing a first bit as a unit scale and acquire second output data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jeongin YUN, Sungpill CHOI, Jonghun LEE
  • Publication number: 20220149312
    Abstract: A light-emitting element may include a first electrode, a second electrode facing the first electrode, a first hole transport layer disposed above the first electrode, a first electron transport layer disposed between the first hole transport layer and the second electrode. A first light-emitting part and a second light-emitting part that emit different light may be disposed between the first hole transport layer and the first electron transport layer. The first light-emitting part may include a first blue emission layer, a second electron transport layer, a charge generation layer, and a second blue emission layer, and the first blue emission layer may be disposed above the first hole transport layer. At least one of the first electron transport layer and the second electron transport layer may be directly disposed above at least one of the first blue emission layer and the second blue emission layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: SEOKJAE LEE, YUNJAE KIM, JUNGKYUN KIM, HYUNGU KIM, BOHUN PARK, JIN WOO PARK, JUNGJIN YANG, BUM SUK LEE, SUNHYE LEE, JAEJIN LEE
  • Publication number: 20220151082
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel which includes a first area, a second area that is folded and unfolded, and a third area sequentially disposed in a first direction, a barrier layer which is disposed below the display panel and includes at least one opening overlapping the second area, a first lower plate which is disposed below the barrier layer and overlaps the first area and a portion of the second area, and a second lower plate which is disposed below the barrier layer and overlaps the third area and another portion of the second area. A width of the at least one opening in the first direction may be less than a distance between the first lower plate and the second lower plate in the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: MIN-SUNG KIM
  • Publication number: 20220147805
    Abstract: Disclosed is an apparatus and method mapping a natural neural network into an electronic neural network device of an electronic device. The method includes constructing a neural network map of a natural neural network based on membrane potentials of a plurality of biological neurons of the natural neural network, where the membrane potentials correspond to at least two different respective forms of membrane potentials, and mapping the neural network map to the electronic neural network device. The constructing of the neural network map and the mapping of the neural network map implement learning of the electronic neural network device. The method may further includes obtaining an input or stimuli, activating the learned electronic neural network device, provided the obtained input or stimuli, to perform neural network operations, and generating a neural network result for the obtained input or stimuli based on a result of the activated learned electronic neural device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Donhee HAM, Sang Joon KIM
  • Publication number: 20220150404
    Abstract: A lens module assembly optimization method includes: in preparing a lens module including assembled N lenses respectively formed in cavities: receiving characteristic information of at least N lenses respectively formed in N cavity groups each including a respective plurality of cavities; and processing information for selecting N cavities from the N cavity groups, based on the characteristic information. A past cavity selection result, a fitness function configured based on data of the assembled N lenses or data of the prepared lens module according to the past cavity selection result, and a genetic algorithm are received or stored.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicants: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD., KYONGGI UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY & ACADEMIA COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Hye Geun MIN, Ye Rim CHOI, Yeon Bin SON, Sung Hoon KIM, Eun Young CHOI
  • Publication number: 20220151083
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel and a lower member. The lower member includes a first support layer, a second support layer, and a cover layer. The first support layer includes a first support portion, a first protection portion extending from the first support portion, and at least one of a first groove and a first opening in a region of the first support portion and a region of the first protection portion. The second support layer includes a second support portion, a second protection portion, and at least one of a second groove and a second opening in a region of the second support portion and a region of the second protection portion. The cover layer is attached to the first support layer and the second support layer and corresponds to the first and second non-folding regions and the folding region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: CHANGMIN PARK
  • Publication number: 20220150408
    Abstract: An optical image stabilization (OIS) circuit for object position correction includes a facial detection unit generating a face position signal including coordinate information of a face, based on an image signal input from an image sensor; a hand-shake detector generating a hand-shake position signal corresponding to hand-shake, based on a sensing signal input from a gyro sensor; a operation unit generating a composite position signal based on the face position signal and the hand-shake position signal; and a control unit controlling a position of a lens module, based on the composite position signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Nam Hong JANG
  • Publication number: 20220150389
    Abstract: An optical path change module includes: a first rotation holder; a reflection member disposed on the first rotation holder, and configured to change a path of light; a second rotation holder configured to support the first rotation holder; and a module case accommodating the second rotation holder. The first rotation holder is coupled to the second rotation holder, and configured to rotate around a first pivot axis. The second rotation holder is coupled to the module case, and configured to rotate around a second pivot axis intersecting the first pivot axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Viatcheslav SMIRNOV
  • Publication number: 20220150306
    Abstract: Methods and systems for identifying devices in an Internet of Things (IoT) environment are provided. A method includes detecting at least one action initiated by a user using a user device; generating at least one device type watermark for each of one or more second devices capable of performing the at least one action; transmitting, to an IoT cloud server, a request including at least one time slot for each of the one or more second devices, the request requesting each of the one or more second devices to indicate the at least one device type watermark in the at least one time slot; and identifying at least one second device to perform the at least one action, among the one or more second devices, based on detecting the at least one device type watermark indicated by the at least one second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Prateek KUMAR, Mugula SATYA SHANKAR KAMESHWAR SHARMA, Pavithra VANCHEESWARAN
  • Publication number: 20220146571
    Abstract: A test apparatus includes a first module configured to structurally support a target semiconductor device, and a second module reversibly attachable to the first module. The first module includes a first housing including one or more inner surfaces at least partially defining an inner space, a volume control unit configured to control a volume of the inner space, a mounting unit at least partially exposed to the inner space and configured to be exposed to the target semiconductor device, and a magnetic force control unit in the first housing. The second module includes a second housing, a test board in the second housing, and an attachable/detachable member in the second housing. The test board may be electrically connected to the target semiconductor device. The magnetic force control unit may control a magnetic property of the attachable/detachable member to cause the attachable/detachable member to attach/detach to/from the magnetic force control unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyung Il KIM, Se-Hyun SEO, Byeong Min YU, Jae Hong KIM, Sang Jae RHEE, Young Chyel LEE
  • Publication number: 20220144542
    Abstract: An apparatus for storage of a carrying material, includes: a body frame; a plurality of loading members installed on the body frame and disposed such that a carrying material forms a plurality of layers in upper and lower directions; a driving unit connected to at least one of the plurality of loading members; and an auxiliary coupling unit provided in a portion of the plurality of loading members for attachment and detachment to and from a neighboring loading member, wherein the plurality of loading members are provided with a plurality of first loading members fixedly installed at a lower end portion of the body frame, and a plurality of second loading members disposed above the first loading member and movably installed on the body frame, wherein the driving unit is connected to at least one of the plurality of second loading members, wherein the auxiliary coupling unit includes an electromagnet installed at one end of the second loading members, and a magnetic body installed at the other end of the second
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gyeongdam BAEK, Minsoo PARK, Seungjun LEE, Mingu CHANG, Byungkook YOO, Hujong LEE, Jimin CHOI
  • Publication number: 20220149114
    Abstract: Provided are a chalcogen compound having ovonic threshold switching characteristics, and a switching device, a semiconductor device, and/or a semiconductor apparatus which include the chalcogen compound. The chalcogen compound includes five or more elements and may have stable switching characteristics with a low off-current value (leakage current value). The chalcogen compound includes: selenium (Se) and tellurium (Te); a first element comprising at least one of indium (In), aluminum (Al), strontium (Sr), and calcium (Ca); and a second element including germanium (Ge) and/or tin (Sn), and may further include at least one of arsenic (As), antimony (Sb), and bismuth (Bi).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kiyeon YANG, Bonwon KOO, Segab KWON, Chungman KIM, Yongyoung PARK, Dongho AHN, Seunggeun YU, Changseung LEE
  • Publication number: 20220149166
    Abstract: A field-effect transistor includes a gate structure comprising a structure in which a first insulating layer, a first gate electrode, and a second insulating layer are sequentially stacked on a first conductive layer, the gate structure surrounding a first hole through the first insulating layer and exposing a part of the first conductive layer; a second conductive layer on the second insulating layer and surrounding a second hole connected to the first hole and exposing a part of the first conductive layer; a first gate insulating layer covering an inner wall of the gate structure exposed by the first hole; a semiconductor layer covering a part of the first conductive layer exposed through the first hole and the second hole, the first gate insulating layer, and the second conductive layer; a second gate insulating layer covering the semiconductor layer; and a second gate electrode filling the first and second holes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kwanghee LEE, Sangwook KIM
  • Publication number: 20220150786
    Abstract: Hybrid use of dual policies is provided to improve a communication system. In a multiple access scenario, when an inactive user equipment (UE) transitions to an active state, it may be become a burden to a radio cell on which it was previously camping. In some embodiments, hybrid load balancing is provided using a hierarchical machine learning paradigm based on reinforcement learning in which an LSTM generates a goal for one policy influencing cell reselection so that another policy influencing handover over active UEs can be assisted. The communication system as influenced by the policies is modeled as a Markov decision process (MDP). The policies controlling the active UEs and inactive UEs are coupled, and measureable system characteristics are improved. In some embodiments, policy actions depend at least in part on energy saving.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jikun KANG, Xi CHEN, Di WU, Yi Tian XU, Xue LIU, Gregory Lewis DUDEK, Taeseop LEE, Intaik PARK
  • Publication number: 20220143543
    Abstract: An apparatus for collecting a by-product, includes: a chamber provided with a gas inlet and a gas outlet and having an internal space; a heater disposed on the gas inlet side of the internal space within the chamber and varying a heating temperature in time series; a vortex forming member disposed around the heater; a plurality of first collecting members disposed below the heater; a second collecting member disposed below the first collecting member so that a plurality of second collecting members intersect each other; and a third collecting member disposed on the gas outlet side of the internal space within the chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seoyoung Maeng, Iljun Jeon, Suji Gim, Youngseok Roh, Jongyong Bae, Jungjoon Pyeon
  • Publication number: 20220149821
    Abstract: A semiconductor circuit may include a first flip-flop configured to output a first input data as a first output signal in response to an inverted input clock signal, a second flip-flop configured to output a second input data as a second output signal in response to an input clock signal, a glitch-free circuit configured to receive the inverted input clock signal, the input clock signal, the first output signal, and the second output signal, and to determine a voltage level of a node on the basis of the inverted input clock signal, the input clock signal, the first output signal, and the second output signal, and an inverter configured to output an output clock signal obtained by inverting the voltage level of the node determined by the glitch-free circuit. The glitch-free circuit does not include a transistor having a gate connected to the node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun Chul HWANG, Min Su KIM
  • Publication number: 20220149501
    Abstract: A qubit memory of a quantum computer is provided. The qubit memory according to an embodiment includes a first readout unit, a first transmon, and a first data storage unit storing quantum information, and the first data storage unit includes a first superconducting waveguide layer, an insulating layer, and a superconductor layer sequentially stacked on a substrate. In one example, the first superconducting waveguide layer may include a superconducting resonator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jaehyeong LEE, Hyeokshin KWON, Jaeho SHIN, Taehwan JANG, Insu JEON
  • Publication number: 20220144989
    Abstract: A resin composition comprises a urethane (meth)acrylate oligomer. The resin composition has a storage modulus of about 2×103 Pa to about 2×104 Pa when irradiated with 200 mJ/cm2 of an ultraviolet light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Katsuhiro YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220149505
    Abstract: A chip antenna includes: a dielectric material block including a plurality of sides including a first side, a second side, and a third side that are different from each other; a first antenna portion including a first conductor pattern disposed on the first side; a second antenna portion including a second conductor pattern disposed on the second side; and a third antenna portion including a third conductor pattern disposed on the third side. The first conductor pattern, the second conductor pattern, and the third conductor pattern are respectively isolated on the first side, the second side, and the third side, and are independently positioned.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chin Mo KIM, Sungyong AN
  • Publication number: 20220148492
    Abstract: A display device includes light-emitting units including at least one element set including light-emitting elements; a first storage unit that stores temperature data of the at least one element set; and a compensator that extracts a first element set having temperature data of a higher temperature than an average temperature among the temperature data of the at least one element set and compensates for image data based on the extracted first element set to generate compensation data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Seok Young YOON, Dong Won LEE
  • Publication number: 20220149726
    Abstract: A regulator circuit and a front-end module including the same may be disclosed. The regulator circuit may include a first output voltage generator and a second output voltage generator. The first output voltage generator may include a first resistor having a first end connected to power supplied from an outside, a first transistor connected between a second end of the first resistor and a ground terminal to supply a first voltage, and a second transistor receiving the first voltage through a control terminal and outputting a first output voltage through a first terminal. The second output voltage generator may be connected between the power and the first output voltage generator to output a second output voltage obtained by adding a predetermined voltage into the first output voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Sanghoon HA
  • Publication number: 20220149040
    Abstract: An integrated circuit device includes a fin-type active region protruding from a substrate and extending in a first direction, a plurality of semiconductor patterns disposed apart from an upper surface of the fin-type active region, the plurality of semiconductor patterns each including a channel region; a gate electrode surrounding the plurality of semiconductor patterns, extending in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, and including a main gate electrode, which is disposed on an uppermost semiconductor pattern of the plurality of semiconductor patterns and extends in the second direction, and a sub-gate electrode disposed between the plurality of semiconductor patterns; a spacer structure disposed on both sidewalls of the main gate electrode; and a source/drain region connected to the plurality of semiconductor patterns, disposed at both sides of the gate electrode, and contacting a bottom surface of the spacer structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seungryul LEE, Yongseung KIM, Jungtaek KIM, Pankwi PARK, Dongchan SUH, Moonseung YANG, Seojin JEONG, Minhee CHOI, Ryong HA
  • Publication number: 20220144992
    Abstract: A resin composition has a viscosity of equal to or less than about 20 mPa·s at a temperature in a range of about 30° C. to about 50° C. as measured according to JIS Z8803, a storage modulus in a range of about 1.7×105 Pa to about 3×105 Pa at about ?20° C., and a storage modulus in a range of about 1.5×104 Pa to about 6×104 Pa at about 25° C. An adhesive member formed of the resin composition is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Katsuhiro YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220149048
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes an active pattern on a substrate, a gate structure buried at an upper portion of the active pattern, a bit line structure on the active pattern, a lower spacer structure covering a lower sidewall of the bit line structure, a contact plug structure on the active pattern and adjacent to the bit line structure, and a capacitor on the contact plug structure. The lower spacer structure includes first and second lower spacers that are sequentially stacked from the lower sidewall of the bit line structure in a horizontal direction that is substantially parallel to an upper surface of the substrate, the first lower spacer includes an oxide, and contacts the lower sidewall of the bit line structure, but does not contact the contact plug structure, and the second lower spacer includes a material different from any of the materials of the first lower spacer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Joonkyu RHEE, Jiyoung AHN, Hyunyong KIM, Jamin KOO, Yongseok AHN, Minsub UM, Sangho LEE, Yoonyoung CHOI
  • Publication number: 20220147870
    Abstract: An electronic device according to an embodiment of the disclosure includes: a communicator; a memory storing one or more instructions; at least one processor configured to execute the one or more instructions stored in the memory to collect content metadata and user metadata from a plurality of different servers that provide content, obtain a content latent factor including information about similarities between pieces of the content based on characteristics of the content metadata, by using a first learning network model, obtain a user latent factor related to user preferred content information based on characteristics of the user metadata, by using a second learning network model, obtain a user preference score for the content based on the content latent factor and the user latent factor, by using a third learning network model, and provide a recommended content list based on the user preference score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Vivek AGARWAL, Jatin GARG, Jayoon KOO, Dongjin SEO, Kwanki AHN, Keuntek LEE
  • Publication number: 20220149112
    Abstract: A display module and a display apparatus including the same are provided. The display module includes a first substrate; a plurality of micro-pixel controllers provided on an upper surface of the first substrate and including a second substrate; a plurality of pixels including a plurality of inorganic light emitting diodes (LEDs) provided on an upper surface of the second substrate; and a driver integrated chip (IC) configured to transmit a driving signal to the plurality of micro-pixel controllers, wherein each pixel of the plurality of pixels includes at least two inorganic LEDs among the plurality of inorganic LEDs, and wherein each micro-pixel controller of the plurality of micro-pixel controllers is electrically connected to inorganic LEDs of at least two pixels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daesuck HWANG, Kyungwoon JANG, Changkyu CHUNG, Gyun HEO, Soonmin HONG
  • Publication number: 20220149043
    Abstract: A semiconductor device may include a substrate including an active pattern extending in a first direction, a gate electrode running across the active pattern and extending in a second direction intersecting the first direction, a source/drain pattern on the active pattern and adjacent to a side of the gate electrode, an active contact in a contact hole exposing the source/drain pattern, an insulating pattern filling a remaining space of the contact hole in which the active contact is provided, a first via on the active contact, and a second via on the gate electrode. The active contact may include a first segment that fills a lower portion of the contact hole and a second segment that vertically protrudes from the first segment. The first via is connected to the second segment. The insulating pattern is adjacent in the first direction to the second via.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Heonjong SHIN, Sunghun JUNG, Minchan GWAK, Yongsik JEONG, Sangwon JEE, Sora YOU, Doohyun LEE
  • Publication number: 20220147582
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a memory; and a processor configured to: store metadata received from a plurality of data sources, respectively, in the memory; obtain first information corresponding to a preset attribute from among attribute information comprised in first metadata received from a first data source from among the plurality of data sources; obtain second information corresponding to the preset attribute from among attribute information comprised in second metadata received from a second data source; and map, based on the first metadata and the second metadata being identified as metadata on a content based on a similarity between the first information and the second information, an integrated metadata generated based on the first metadata and the second metadata to the content and store the integrated metadata generated based on the first metadata and the second metadata in the memory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Minkyung KIM, Sehun PARK, Youngkyun JUN
  • Publication number: 20220149072
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a substrate, a lower stack structure on the substrate and including lower gate electrodes stacked apart from each other, an upper stack structure on the lower stack structure and including upper gate electrodes stacked apart from each other, a lower channel structure penetrating through the lower stack structure and including a lower channel layer, and a lower channel insulating layer on the lower channel layer the lower channel insulating layer surrounding a lower slit, and an upper channel structure penetrating through the upper stack structure and including an upper channel layer and an upper channel insulating layer on the upper channel layer, the upper channel insulating layer surrounding an upper slit. A width of the lower slit is greater than a width of the upper slit, and a thickness of the lower channel insulating layer is greater than a thickness of the upper channel insulating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jimo GU, Bumkyu KANG, Sungmin HWANG
  • Publication number: 20220148813
    Abstract: A multilayer capacitor includes: a capacitor body including dielectric layers and first and second internal electrodes, and having first to six surfaces; first and second side portions disposed on the fifth and sixth surfaces of the capacitor body, respectively, and having roughnesses on surfaces thereof; a first external electrode disposed on the third surface of the capacitor body and parts of the first and second side portions and connected to the first internal electrodes; and a second external electrode disposed on the fourth surface of the capacitor body and parts of the first and second side portions and connected to the second internal electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Su Hyoung Lee, Seung Jun Lee
  • Publication number: 20220149079
    Abstract: A display device includes a pixel disposed in a display area. The pixel includes a first electrode and a second electrode spaced apart from each other; at least one intermediate electrode disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode; a plurality of light emitting elements electrically connected between a pair of adjacent electrodes of a plurality of electrodes including the first electrode, the second electrode, and the at least one intermediate electrode; and a plurality of repair patterns overlapping and disposed between a pair of adjacent electrodes of the plurality of electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sin Chul KANG, Won Sik OH
  • Publication number: 20220148947
    Abstract: A semiconductor device package includes a lead frame, a semiconductor device including a first face connected to the lead frame, a second face that faces the first face, a gate pad, a drain pad, and a source pad, the gate pad exposed on the second face of the semiconductor, the drain pad exposed on the second face of the second face, and the source pad exposed on the second face, a gate clip connected to the gate pad, a drain clip connected to the drain pad, a source clip connected to the source pad, the source clip connected to the lead frame, and a molding that seals the lead frame, the semiconductor device, the source clip, the drain clip, and the gate clip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Younghwan PARK, Jongseob KIM, Jaejoon OH, Soogine CHONG, Sunkyu HWANG
  • Publication number: 20220149089
    Abstract: An image sensor includes: a semiconductor substrate having a first side and a second side opposite to each other; a plurality of photoelectric regions arranged in the semiconductor substrate in a first direction and a second direction, perpendicular to each other, in a first region of the semiconductor substrate; and a first separation structure disposed between the plurality of photoelectric regions in the first region of the semiconductor substrate. The first separation structure includes a lower separation structure and an upper separation structure disposed above the lower separation structure, and the first separation structure includes a linear portion located between the plurality of photoelectric regions and extending in the first direction, wherein, in a cross-sectional structure of the linear portion of the first separation structure in the first direction, at least one of an upper surface of the lower separation structure and a lower surface of the upper separation structure has a wavy shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Donghoon KHANG, Kwangyoung OH, Chongkwang CHANG, Jinyoung KIM, Taehun LEE
  • Publication number: 20220148631
    Abstract: Provided are an apparatus, a memory device, and a method for storing a plurality of parameter codes for an operation parameter. The memory device includes a mode register and a control logic circuit. To set a first operating condition and a second operating condition for one operation parameter, the mode register stores a first parameter code for the operation parameter and a second parameter code, which is expressed as an offset value from the first parameter code. The control logic circuit sets the first operating condition as a current operating condition of the memory device by using the first parameter code based on a first control code and sets the second operating condition as the current operating condition of the memory device by using the first parameter code and the second parameter code based on a second control code.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngbin LEE, Kiho KIM, Jinhoon JANG, Yeonkyu CHOI
  • Publication number: 20220149091
    Abstract: Provided is an image sensor including a substrate, an element separation film provided on the substrate and having a mesh shape, a plurality of pixel regions formed by the element separation film, the plurality of pixel regions including a first pixel region and a second pixel region that is adjacent to the first pixel region, the element separation film being interposed between the first pixel region and the second pixel region, a first lens provided to extend along the first pixel region and the second pixel region, a first color filter configured to transmit light focused by the first lens to the first pixel region and the second pixel region, and a color filter grid forming a region in which the first color filter is provided, and at least partially overlapping the first pixel region and the second pixel region in a vertical direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: In Sung JOE, Min Kyung KIM, Min Kwan KIM, Ji Su KIM, Tae Hoon KIM
  • Publication number: 20220148127
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for generating an image and for training an artificial neural network to generate an image are provided. The method of generating an image, including receiving input data comprising conditional information and image information, generating a synthesized image by applying the input data to an image generation neural network configured to maintain geometric information of the image information and to transform the remaining image information based on the conditional information, and outputting the synthesized image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Minjung SON, Hyun Sung CHANG
  • Publication number: 20220149101
    Abstract: An image sensor includes a first chip including a pixel region, a pad region, and an optical black region interposed between the pixel region and the pad region, and a second chip being in contact with a first surface of the first chip and including circuits for driving the first chip. The first chip includes a first substrate, a device isolation portion disposed in the first substrate and defining unit pixels, an interlayer insulating layer interposed between the first substrate and the second chip, a connection wiring structure disposed in the interlayer insulating layer, and a connection contact plug disposed in the interlayer insulating layer and connecting the connection wiring structure to the device isolation portion in the optical black region. The image sensor further includes a conductive pad disposed in the first chip or the second chip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong-Chul LEE, Beomsuk LEE, Minho JANG, Kwansik CHO
  • Publication number: 20220149867
    Abstract: A transmitter is provided. The transmitter includes: a Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) encoder configured to encode input bits to generate an LDPC codeword including the input bits and parity bits to be transmitted to a receiver in a current frame; a repeater configured to repeat, in the LDPC codeword, at least some bits of the LDPC codeword in the LDPC codeword so that the repeated bits are to be transmitted in the current frame; a puncturer configured to puncture some of the parity bits; and an additional parity generator configured to select at least some bits of the LDPC codeword including the repeated bits, and generate additional parity bits to be transmitted in a previous frame of the current frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hong-sil JEONG, Kyung-joong Kim, Se-ho Myung
  • Publication number: 20220149125
    Abstract: A display device includes a lower electrode disposed on a substrate; a pixel-defining layer overlapping an edge of the lower electrode, the pixel-defining layer comprising an opening that exposes a central portion of the lower electrode; an emission layer overlapping the opening and arranged on the lower electrode; an upper electrode disposed on the emission layer; and at least one repellent pattern disposed on an upper surface of the pixel-defining layer and a portion of a side surface of the pixel-defining layer, wherein the side surface of the pixel-defining layer defines the opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kyongtae YU
  • Publication number: 20220148634
    Abstract: A memory device in which reliability of a clock signal is improved is provided. The memory device comprises a data module including a clock signal generator configured to receive an internal clock signal from a buffer, and to generate a first internal clock signal, a second internal clock signal, a third internal clock signal, and a fourth internal clock signal having different phases, on the basis of the internal clock signal, and a first data signal generator configured to generate a first data signal on the basis of first data and the first internal clock signal, generate a second data signal on the basis of second data and the second internal clock signal, generate a third data signal on the basis of third data and the third internal clock signal, and generate a fourth data signal on the basis of fourth data and the fourth internal clock signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyeok Jun CHOI, Young Chul CHO, Seung Jin PARK, Jae Woo PARK, Young Don CHOI, Jung Hwan CHOI
  • Publication number: 20220149126
    Abstract: A display device includes a first electrode disposed on a substrate, a pixel defining layer exposing at least a part of the first electrode and disposed on the substrate, a light emitting layer disposed on the first electrode, a second electrode disposed on the light emitting layer, and an encapsulation layer disposed on the second electrode, wherein the pixel defining layer includes an overlapping area overlapping the first electrode and a non-overlapping area not overlapping the first electrode, the overlapping area includes a first overlapping area spaced apart from the first electrode and facing the first electrode, and the encapsulation layer is at least partially disposed in a space between the first electrode and the pixel defining layer in the first overlapping area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo Yong SUNG, Chan Ho MOON, Jung Han SEO, Seung Yong SONG
  • Publication number: 20220147305
    Abstract: A method for broadcasting contents and a device using the same are provided. The method for broadcasting contents includes displaying a host content window in which a first content is displayed, and displaying an application window in which a second content is displayed, the second content being provided by an application which is executed in the device, where only the first content among the first content and the second content is broadcast to an external device connected to the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji-young KWAHK, Giang-yoon KWON, Jin-young JEON, Sang-woong HWANG, Jee-sun YOON
  • Publication number: 20220146171
    Abstract: A refrigeration cycle device includes a compressor. The compressor includes a casing, a driving unit disposed in the casing, a compression unit coupled to the driving unit and configured to compress a refrigerant, and a valve configured to control a flow of the refrigerant in the casing. The valve includes a valve chamber including a main flow path in which the refrigerant is to flow, the main flow path including a refrigerant inlet and a refrigerant outlet. The valve also includes a floating body disposed in the valve chamber to open or close the main flow path, and a bypass flow path formed in the valve chamber and which is to be opened or closed by the floating body. When the driving unit is stopped and the bypass flow path is opened by the floating body, the refrigerant is to be detoured to the bypass flow path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Soodol PARK, Sihyeon RYU, Duhwa JUNG, Taejun PARK
  • Publication number: 20220146120
    Abstract: An air conditioner includes a main body, a fan configured to form an airflow inside the main body, a motor including a shaft to which the fan is coupled, and a motor cover to which the motor is fixed. The motor cover includes a body including a rear surface formed in a truncated cone shape, and a vortex breaker which protrudes toward the fan from the rear surface body along an outer periphery of the body, so as to prevent air, which is discharged from the fan, from forming a vortex.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yongho SEO, Gahyun KIM, Nakhyun KIM, Juyoung KIM
  • Publication number: 20220149672
    Abstract: A wireless power transmission apparatus according to various embodiments may comprise a plurality of patch antennas, a communication circuit, and a processor. The processor may be configured to perform a control to form an RF wave of a first beam width via the plurality of patch antennas, receive, from an electronic apparatus, via the communication circuit, sensing data for at least one of a movement of the electronic apparatus or an orientation of the electronic apparatus, and adjust a beam width of the RF wave formed by the plurality of patch antennas from the first beam width to a second beam width at least on the basis of the received sensing data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Ku YEO, Sung Bum PARK, Young Ho RYU, Chong Min LEE