Patents by Inventor Bernd Karl Appelt

Bernd Karl Appelt has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20190363039
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes a base material, a capture land, an interconnection structure, a semiconductor chip and an encapsulant. The base material has a top surface and an inner lateral surface. The capture land is disposed in or on the base material, and has an outer side surface. The interconnection structure is disposed along the inner lateral surface of the base material, and on the capture land. The interconnection structure has an outer side surface. An outer side surface of the semiconductor package includes the outer side surface of the capture land and the outer side surface of the interconnection structure. The semiconductor chip is disposed on the top surface of the base material. The encapsulant is disposed adjacent to the top surface of the base material, and covers the semiconductor chip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Bernd Karl APPELT, You-Lung YEN, Kay Stefan ESSIG
  • Publication number: 20190279924
    Abstract: A semiconductor package structure includes a first patterned conductive layer including a first conductive pad, a second conductive pad and a first conductive trace disposed between the first conductive pad and the second first conductive pad. The first conductive pad defines a recess. The semiconductor package structure further includes a second patterned conductive layer including a third conductive pad. The semiconductor package structure further includes a first stud bump electrically connecting the first conductive pad of the first patterned conductive layer to the third conductive pad of the second patterned conductive layer. The semiconductor package structure further includes a first encapsulation layer disposed between the first patterned conductive layer and the second patterned conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Bernd Karl APPELT, You-Lung YEN
  • Publication number: 20190088506
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes: (1) a first die; (2) conductive pads electrically connected to the first die, and each of the conductive pads having a lower surface; (3) a package body encapsulating the first die and the conductive pads and exposing the lower surface of each of the conductive pads from a lower surface of the package body; and (4) first traces disposed on the lower surface of the package body and connected to the lower surface of each of the conductive pads, wherein a thickness of each of the first traces is less than 100 micrometers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Bernd Karl APPELT, Kay Stefan ESSIG, William T. CHEN, Yuan-Chang SU
  • Patent number: 10229892
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes at least one semiconductor element, an encapsulant, a first circuitry, a second circuitry and at least one first stud bump. The encapsulant covers at least a portion of the semiconductor element. The encapsulant has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The first circuitry is disposed adjacent to the first surface of the encapsulant. The second circuitry is disposed adjacent to the second surface of the encapsulant. The first stud bump is disposed in the encapsulant, and electrically connects the first circuitry and the second circuitry. The first stud bump contacts the second circuitry directly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: ADVANCED SEMICONDUCTOR ENGINEERING, INC.
    Inventor: Bernd Karl Appelt
  • Patent number: 10217728
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes a first semiconductor die, a first encapsulant, a first redistribution layer, a second encapsulant and a patterned conductive layer. The first encapsulant encloses the first semiconductor die and has a top surface and a lateral surface. The first redistribution layer is disposed on the top surface of the first encapsulant and electrically connected to the first semiconductor die, wherein a portion of the first redistribution layer is exposed from the lateral surface of the first encapsulant. The second encapsulant covers the first encapsulant and the first redistribution layer. The patterned conductive layer is disposed on at least one of the lateral surface of the first encapsulant or a lateral surface of the second encapsulant, and is electrically connected to the first redistribution layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: ADVANCED SEMICONDUCTOR ENGINEERING, INC.
    Inventors: Bernd Karl Appelt, Kay Stefan Essig, You-Lung Yen
  • Patent number: 10186467
    Abstract: A semiconductor package device includes a first die, an adhesive layer, and an encapsulant layer. The first die comprises a first electrode at a first surface of the first die and a second electrode at a second surface of the first die opposite to the first surface of the first die. The adhesive layer is disposed on the first surface of the first die. The encapsulant layer encapsulates the first die and the adhesive layer, wherein substantially an entire surface of the second electrode is exposed from the encapsulant layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: ADVANCED SEMICONDUCTOR ENGINEERING, INC.
    Inventors: Bernd Karl Appelt, Kay Stefan Essig, Chi-Tsung Chiu
  • Publication number: 20190006308
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes at least one semiconductor element, an encapsulant, a first circuitry, a second circuitry and at least one first stud bump. The encapsulant covers at least a portion of the semiconductor element. The encapsulant has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The first circuitry is disposed adjacent to the first surface of the encapsulant. The second circuitry is disposed adjacent to the second surface of the encapsulant. The first stud bump is disposed in the encapsulant, and electrically connects the first circuitry and the second circuitry. The first stud bump contacts the second circuitry directly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventor: Bernd Karl APPELT
  • Publication number: 20180145060
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes a first semiconductor die, a first encapsulant, a first redistribution layer, a second encapsulant and a patterned conductive layer. The first encapsulant encloses the first semiconductor die and has a top surface and a lateral surface. The first redistribution layer is disposed on the top surface of the first encapsulant and electrically connected to the first semiconductor die, wherein a portion of the first redistribution layer is exposed from the lateral surface of the first encapsulant. The second encapsulant covers the first encapsulant and the first redistribution layer. The patterned conductive layer is disposed on at least one of the lateral surface of the first encapsulant or a lateral surface of the second encapsulant, and is electrically connected to the first redistribution layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Inventors: Bernd Karl APPELT, Kay Stefan Essig, You-Lung Yen
  • Publication number: 20180019175
    Abstract: A semiconductor package device includes a first die having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, and a first adhesive layer disposed on the first surface of the first die. The semiconductor package device further includes an encapsulant layer encapsulating the first die and the first adhesive layer, and a first conductive via disposed in the first adhesive layer and electrically connected to the first die.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Publication date: January 18, 2018
    Applicant: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Bernd Karl APPELT, Kay Stefan ESSIG
  • Publication number: 20180019221
    Abstract: A semiconductor package device includes a first die, an adhesive layer, and an encapsulant layer. The first die comprises a first electrode at a first surface of the first die and a second electrode at a second surface of the first die opposite to the first surface of the first die. The adhesive layer is disposed on the first surface of the first die. The encapsulant layer encapsulates the first die and the adhesive layer, wherein substantially an entire surface of the second electrode is exposed from the encapsulant layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Publication date: January 18, 2018
    Applicant: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Bernd Karl APPELT, Kay Stefan ESSIG, Chi-Tsung CHIU
  • Publication number: 20160218021
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a semiconductor package and method of manufacturing the same. The semiconductor package includes a first die, a plurality of conductive pads, a package body and a plurality of first traces. The plurality of conductive pads electrically connect to the first die, and each of the plurality of conductive pads has a lower surface. The package body encapsulates the first die and the plurality of conductive pads and exposes the lower surface of each of the plurality of conductive pads from a lower surface of the package body. The plurality of first traces are disposed on the lower surface of the package body and are connected to the lower surface of each of the plurality of conductive pads. A thickness of each of the plurality of first traces is less than 100 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2015
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Applicant: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Bernd Karl APPELT, Kay Stefan ESSIG, William T. CHEN, Yuan-Chang SU
  • Patent number: 9196597
    Abstract: A multilayer substrate includes a first outer conductive patterned layer, a first insulating layer exposing a portion of the first outer conductive patterned layer to define a first set of pads, a second outer conductive patterned layer, and a second insulating layer exposing a portion of the second outer conductive patterned layer to define a second set of pads. The multilayer substrate further includes inner layers each with an inner conductive patterned layer, multiple inner conductive posts formed adjacent to the inner conductive patterned layer, and an inner dielectric layer, where the inner conductive patterned layer and the inner conductive posts are embedded in the inner dielectric layer, and a top surface of each of the inner conductive posts is exposed from the inner dielectric layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: ADVANCED SEMICONDUCTOR ENGINEERING, INC.
    Inventors: Yuan-Chang Su, Shih-Fu Huang, Chia-Cheng Chen, Tzu-Hui Chen, Kuang-Hsiung Chen, Pao-Ming Hsieh, Ming Chiang Lee, Bernd Karl Appelt
  • Publication number: 20140346670
    Abstract: A multilayer substrate includes a first outer conductive patterned layer, a first insulating layer exposing a portion of the first outer conductive patterned layer to define a first set of pads, a second outer conductive patterned layer, and a second insulating layer exposing a portion of the second outer conductive patterned layer to define a second set of pads. The multilayer substrate further includes inner layers each with an inner conductive patterned layer, multiple inner conductive posts formed adjacent to the inner conductive patterned layer, and an inner dielectric layer, where the inner conductive patterned layer and the inner conductive posts are embedded in the inner dielectric layer, and a top surface of each of the inner conductive posts is exposed from the inner dielectric layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventors: Yuan-Chang Su, Shih-Fu Huang, Chia-Cheng Chen, Tzu-Hui Chen, Kuang-Hsiung Chen, Pao-Ming Hsieh, Ming Chiang Lee, Bernd Karl Appelt
  • Patent number: 8884424
    Abstract: A multilayer substrate includes a first outer conductive patterned layer, a first insulating layer exposing a portion of the first outer conductive patterned layer to define a first set of pads, a second outer conductive patterned layer, and a second insulating layer exposing a portion of the second outer conductive patterned layer to define a second set of pads. The multilayer substrate further includes inner layers each with an inner conductive patterned layer, multiple inner conductive posts formed adjacent to the inner conductive patterned layer, and an inner dielectric layer, where the inner conductive patterned layer and the inner conductive posts are embedded in the inner dielectric layer, and a top surface of each of the inner conductive posts is exposed from the inner dielectric layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuan-Chang Su, Shih-Fu Huang, Chia-Cheng Chen, Tzu-Hui Chen, Kuang-Hsiung Chen, Pao-Ming Hsieh, Ming Chiang Lee, Bernd Karl Appelt
  • Publication number: 20140021636
    Abstract: A multilayer substrate includes a first outer conductive patterned layer, a first insulating layer exposing a portion of the first outer conductive patterned layer to define a first set of pads, a second outer conductive patterned layer, and a second insulating layer exposing a portion of the second outer conductive patterned layer to define a second set of pads. The multilayer substrate further includes inner layers each with an inner conductive patterned layer, multiple inner conductive posts formed adjacent to the inner conductive patterned layer, and an inner dielectric layer, where the inner conductive patterned layer and the inner conductive posts are embedded in the inner dielectric layer, and a top surface of each of the inner conductive posts is exposed from the inner dielectric layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2013
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Applicant: ADVANCED SEMICONDUCTOR ENGINEERING, INC.
    Inventors: Yuan-Chang Su, Shih-Fu Huang, Chia-Cheng Chen, Tzu-Hui Chen, Kuang-Hsiung Chen, Pao-Ming Hsieh, Ming Chiang Lee, Bernd Karl Appelt
  • Patent number: 8569894
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes a substrate unit, a die electrically connected to first contact pads, and a package body covering a first patterned conductive layer and the die. The substrate unit includes: (1) the first patterned conductive layer; (2) a first dielectric layer exposing a part of the first patterned conductive layer to form the first contact pads; (3) a second patterned conductive layer; (4) a second dielectric layer defining openings extending from the first patterned conductive layer to the second patterned conductive layer, where the second patterned conductive layer includes second contact pads exposed by the second dielectric layer; and (5) conductive posts extending from the first patterned conductive layer to the second contact pads through the openings, each of the conductive posts filling a corresponding one of the openings. At least one of the conductive posts defines a cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuan-Chang Su, Shih-Fu Huang, Chia-Cheng Chen, Tzu-Hui Chen, Kuang-Hsiung Chen, Pao-Ming Hsieh, Ming Chiang Lee, Bernd Karl Appelt
  • Patent number: 8487426
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes a conductive base, a die disposed adjacent to an upper surface of the conductive base, a patterned conductive layer, and a dielectric layer encapsulating the die. The dielectric layer defines an opening through which the patterned conductive layer is electrically connected to the upper surface of the conductive base. The conductive base has a lateral surface including a first portion adjacent to the upper surface of the conductive base and a second portion adjacent to a lower surface of the conductive base, where the second portion is sloped inwardly with respect to the lower surface of the conductive base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2013
    Assignee: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Kay Stephan Essig, Bernd Karl Appelt, Ming Chiang Lee
  • Patent number: 8399776
    Abstract: A substrate having single patterned metal layer includes a patterned base having at least a plurality of apertures, the patterned metal layer disposed on the patterned base, and a first surface finish layer. Parts of the lower surface of the patterned metal layer are exposed by the apertures of the patterned base to form a plurality of first contact pads for downward electrical connection externally, and parts of the upper surface of the patterned metal layer function as a plurality of second contact pads for upward electrical connection externally. The first surface finish layer is disposed at least on one or more surfaces of the second contact pads, and the first surface finish layer is wider than the second contact pad beneath. A package applied with the substrate disclosed herein further comprises at least a die conductively connected to the second contact pads of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Bernd Karl Appelt, William T Chen, Calvin Cheung, Shih-Fu Huang, Yuan-Chang Su, Chia-Cheng Chen, Ta-Chun Lee
  • Patent number: 8330267
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes a patterned metal foil, a chip, wires, a patterned dielectric layer, an adhesive layer, and a molding compound. The patterned metal foil has a first surface and a second surface opposite thereto. The patterned dielectric layer is disposed on the second surface and has openings exposing at least a portion of the patterned metal foil to form joints for external electrical connection. The chip is disposed on the first surface. The adhesive layer is disposed between the chip and the patterned metal foil. The wires respectively connect the chip and the patterned metal foil. The patterned dielectric layer is located below intersections between the wires and the patterned metal foil. The patterned dielectric layer, the wires, and the patterned metal foil overlap with one another on a plane. The molding compound is disposed on the first surface and covers the chip and the wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignee: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Kuang-Hsiung Chen, Pao-Ming Hsieh, Yuan-Chang Su, Shih-Fu Huang, Bernd Karl Appelt
  • Patent number: 8309400
    Abstract: The package structure includes a metal sheet having a first central block, a plurality of first metal blocks, a second central block and a plurality of second metal blocks, a first finish layer and a second finish layer, at least a chip disposed on the metal sheet and a package body encapsulating the chip. The package structure may further include at least an area block for wire routing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Bernd Karl Appelt, Kay Essig, Yuan-Chang Su, Chun-Che Lee, Kuang-Hsiung Chen