Patents by Inventor Chen-Han Lin

Chen-Han Lin 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).

  • Patent number: 10461079
    Abstract: A semiconductor device having a first region and a second region is provided. The first region has a first protruding structure and a second protruding structure. The second region has a third protruding structure and a fourth protruding structure. First, second, third, and fourth epi-layers are formed on the first, second, third, and fourth protruding structures, respectively. The first and second epi-layers are covered with a first photoresist layer while leaving the third and fourth epi-layers exposed. A dielectric layer is formed over the first photoresist layer and over the third and fourth epi-layers. A portion of the dielectric layer is covered with a second photoresist layer. The portion of the dielectric layer is formed over the third and fourth epi-layers. Portions of the dielectric layer not protected by the first and second photoresist layers are etched. The first and second photoresist layers are removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chen-Han Wang, Chun-Hsiung Lin
  • Patent number: 10438948
    Abstract: A semiconductor device having a first region and a second region is provided. The first region has a first protruding structure and a second protruding structure. The second region has a third protruding structure and a fourth protruding structure. First, second, third, and fourth epi-layers are formed on the first, second, third, and fourth protruding structures, respectively. The first and second epi-layers are covered with a first photoresist layer while leaving the third and fourth epi-layers exposed. A dielectric layer is formed over the first photoresist layer and over the third and fourth epi-layers. A portion of the dielectric layer is covered with a second photoresist layer. The portion of the dielectric layer is formed over the third and fourth epi-layers. Portions of the dielectric layer not protected by the first and second photoresist layers are etched. The first and second photoresist layers are removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chen-Han Wang, Chun-Hsiung Lin
  • Publication number: 20190057863
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for forming a semiconductor structure, including depositing a doping stack having a first surface atop a high-k dielectric layer, wherein the doping stack includes at least one first metal layer having a first surface, at least one second metal layer comprising a first aluminum dopant and a first surface, wherein the second metal layer is atop the first surface of the first metal layer, and at least one third metal layer atop the first surface of the second metal layer; depositing an anneal layer atop the first surface of the doping stack; annealing the structure to diffuse at least the first aluminum dopant into the high-k dielectric layer; removing the anneal layer; and depositing at least one work function layer atop the first surface of the doping stack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventors: YIXIONG YANG, PAUL F. MA, WEI V. TANG, WENYU ZHANG, SHIH CHUNG CHEN, CHEN HAN LIN, CHI-CHOU LIN, YI XU, YU LEI, NAOMI YOSHIDA, LIN DONG, SIDDARTH KRISHNAN
  • Patent number: 10170321
    Abstract: Described are methods of depositing a titanium aluminum nitride film on a substrate surface with a controlled amount of carbon. The methods include exposing a substrate surface to a titanium precursor, a nitrogen reactant and an aluminum precursor with purges of the unreacted titanium and aluminum precursors and unreacted nitrogen reactants between each exposure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Wenyu Zhang, Wei V. Tang, Yixiong Yang, Chen-Han Lin, Yi Xu, Yu Lei, Naomi Yoshida, Lin Dong, Drew Phillips, Srividya Natarajan, Atashi Basu, Kaliappan Muthukumar, David Thompson, Paul F. Ma
  • Publication number: 20180269065
    Abstract: Described are methods of depositing a titanium aluminum nitride film on a substrate surface with a controlled amount of carbon. The methods include exposing a substrate surface to a titanium precursor, a nitrogen reactant and an aluminum precursor with purges of the unreacted titanium and aluminum precursors and unreacted nitrogen reactants between each exposure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Inventors: Wenyu Zhang, Wei V. Tang, Yixiong Yang, Chen-Han Lin, Yi Xu, Yu Lei, Naomi Yoshida, Lin Dong, Drew Phillips, Srividya Natarajan, Atashi Basu, Kaliappan Muthukumar, David Thompson, Paul F. Ma
  • Patent number: 9702520
    Abstract: Automotive daytime running lights, includes a light source and reflecting plates arranged on a light path of the light source. A substrate is arranged near the reflecting plates. A plurality of reflecting cups is formed on a surface of the substrate. Every reflecting plate faces a corresponding reflecting cup. The reflecting plates can rotate around light source to change the light exiting from the light source. The invention uses a laser source with reflecting plates to make the automotive daytime running lights have high visibility and be aesthetic in appearance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: ScienBiziP Consulting(Shenzhen)Co.,Ltd.
    Inventor: Chen-Han Lin
  • Patent number: 9690060
    Abstract: An optical coupling lens includes main section, beam splitting section, first lens, second lens and third lens. A first groove is formed in the main section. A second groove is formed in the first groove. The beam splitting section includes a first total reflecting surface and a second total reflecting surface. A dihedral-angle between the first total reflecting surface and the second total reflecting surface is predetermined. The first lens is defined in the first groove. The first lens includes a beam splitter. The beam splitter includes a first light emitting surface. The first light emitting surface is connected to the first total reflecting surface. The second lens is defined in the second groove. The second lens is corresponding to the first lens. The third lens defined in the second groove. The third lens is corresponding to the second total reflecting surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Feng-Yuen Dai, Jih-Chen Liu, Hung-Lien Yeh, Chen-Han Lin, Po-Wei Huang, Yung-Chang Tseng, Ying-Jhih Hong, Yi Hung, Chang-Wei Kuo, I-Thun Lin
  • Patent number: 9523477
    Abstract: A vehicle lamp includes a light bar, a plurality of circuit boards, a plurality of light emitting diode (LED) elements and a heat dissipating structure. The light bar has an annular top surface and an annular bottom surface. A coupling portion is formed on the bottom surface of the light bar. The LED elements are arranged on the circuit board. Light emitted from the LED elements are incident into the light bar through the coupling portion. The heat dissipating structure is coupled to the light bar with the LED elements and the circuit boards mounted between the light bar and the heat dissipating structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chen-Han Lin
  • Patent number: 9500792
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing the hemispherical light emitting portion of an artificial smoldering scent-stick comprises the steps of providing a light guide pipe and a light emitting element. The light guide pipe includes a bottom end and a top end opposite to the bottom portion. The light emitting element is fixed on the bottom end. A colloid is dripped on an end face of the top end and the colloid cured, to obtain the shape of the required light-emitting portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chen-Han Lin
  • Patent number: 9477028
    Abstract: A back light module includes a lens and a plurality of LED elements. The lens includes a light incident surface and a light extraction surface, a plurality of first recesses being defined in the light extraction surface, a plurality of second recesses being defined in the light incident surface. Each first recess has a pair of first inclined surfaces, and an angle between the first inclined surface and a plane where the light incident surface located is larger than or equal to a critical angle of total reflection of the lens. Each second recess has a pair of second inclined surfaces, and an angle between the second inclined surface and the plane where the light incident surface located is less than or equal to the angle between the first inclined surface and the plane where the light incident surface located.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chen-Han Lin
  • Patent number: 9448351
    Abstract: A reflector configured for guiding light emitted from a light emitting diode (LED) light source includes four reflective walls. The reflective walls are connected side-by-side to cooperatively define a cavity. The cavity has a first opening and a second opening at opposite ends thereof. An inner diameter of the cavity gradually decrease as it extends from the second opening toward the first opening. The LED light source is located at the second opening of the cavity. Light emitted from the LED light source enters into the cavity and is reflected by the at least one reflective wall toward the first opening of the cavity. An illuminating device and a backlight module using the reflector are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chen-Han Lin
  • Patent number: 9423240
    Abstract: A laser processing system for accurate detection of how far away the surface of a workpiece may be includes a platform, a laser processing device, a distance detection device, and a driving device. The platform is configured for carrying at least one workpiece. Both the laser processing device and the distance detection device are arranged upon the platform. The distance detection device detects an actual distance between a surface of the workpiece and the laser processing device, and compares the preset height with the actual height. If the preset height is less than the actual height, the distance detection device emitting a warning signal to remind a worker to re-enter a new preset height.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chen-Han Lin
  • Patent number: 9405053
    Abstract: An LED module, includes a heat sink, an LEDs mounted on a side of the heat sink and a light guide plate spaced from the LED light source. A flexible light guiding tube is disposed between the light guide plate and the LED light source. The flexible light guiding tube has an first end. A bore diameter of the outmost end of the first end is larger than or equal to a diameter of a top end of the LED light source. The outmost end covers the top end of the LEDs therein. Compared to the prior art, The LED module of the present disclosure has high luminous efficiency and good thermal performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chen-Han Lin
  • Patent number: 9383485
    Abstract: A backlight module employing a diffusion plate is provided. The diffusion plate includes a main body and antireflection films formed on surfaces of the main body. The main body includes a light incident surface, and a light emitting surface opposite to the light incident surface. Each antireflection film has a number of antireflection film layers. A thickness of each antireflection film layer is less than a wavelength of visible light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chen-Han Lin
  • Publication number: 20160187586
    Abstract: An optical coupling lens includes main section, beam splitting section, first lens, second lens and third lens. A first groove is formed in the main section. A second groove is formed in the first groove. The beam splitting section includes a first total reflecting surface and a second total reflecting surface. A dihedral-angle between the first total reflecting surface and the second total reflecting surface is predetermined. The first lens is defined in the first groove. The first lens includes a beam splitter. The beam splitter includes a first light emitting surface. The first light emitting surface is connected to the first total reflecting surface. The second lens is defined in the second groove. The second lens is corresponding to the first lens. The third lens defined in the second groove. The third lens is corresponding to the second total reflecting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2015
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventors: FENG-YUEN DAI, JIH-CHEN LIU, HUNG-LIEN YEH, CHEN-HAN LIN, PO-WEI HUANG, YUNG-CHANG TSENG, YING-JHIH HONG, YI HUNG, CHANG-WEI KUO, I-THUN LIN
  • Publication number: 20160187597
    Abstract: A photoelectric converter adapted for rectifying and converting an optical signal generated by a laser source, includes a frame and an optical coupling module mounted on the frame. The optical coupling module includes a first lens, an adjustable support including a mirror, and a second lens. The first and second lenses and the mirror define an optical path. The adjustable support includes an outer support connected to the frame and an inner support connected to the outer support by a plurality of adjustable tension springs. The mirror is rotatably mounted on the inner support by a plurality of rotating supports. Adjustment of the adjustable tension springs laterally moves the inner support to thereby adjust the lateral position of the mirror. Rotation of the rotating supports rotates the mirror.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventor: CHEN-HAN LIN
  • Patent number: 9365002
    Abstract: An exemplary backlight module includes a light guide film and a light bar. The light guide film includes a top surface, a bottom surface, and a light incident surface connected between the top surface and the bottom surface. The light bar includes a light-emitting surface. The light-emitting surface is attached to the light incident surface. A method for manufacturing the backlight module is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2016
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chen-Han Lin
  • Patent number: 9358641
    Abstract: A laser machining device with a proximity-warning function in relation to a workpiece being machined includes a laser element and a position feedback unit. The laser element includes a laser head for emitting a focused laser beam and a movable member for moving the laser head. The position feedback unit is positioned on the movable member and connected to an alerting circuit. When an elastic contacting member in the position feedback unit is compressed because the distance between the laser head and the workpiece is less than a minimum permitted distance the alerting circuit issues an alert.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chen-Han Lin
  • Patent number: 9358640
    Abstract: A laser cutting device for cutting an original product includes a laser device which is movable along a first direction and a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, and rotatable reflecting mirrors. The original product includes a stub bar, optical lenses, and connection portions corresponding to the optical lenses. The rotatable reflecting mirrors correspond to the connection portions and are positioned above the original product and aligned with the connection portions. At least two rotatable reflecting mirrors are arranged in a straight line. The laser device is located on the straight line and is configured for emitting laser beams. Each of the rotatable reflecting mirrors is configured for reflecting laser beams from the laser device toward the corresponding connection portion and is configured for rotating so as to allow the laser beams from the laser device to reach the next rotatable reflecting mirror on the straight line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chen-Han Lin
  • Publication number: 20160091163
    Abstract: Automotive daytime running lights, includes a light source and reflecting plates arranged on a light path of the light source. A substrate is arranged near the reflecting plates. A plurality of reflecting cups is formed on a surface of the substrate. Every reflecting plate faces a corresponding reflecting cup. The reflecting plates can rotate around light source to change the light exiting from the light source. The invention uses a laser source with reflecting plates to make the automotive daytime running lights have high visibility and be aesthetic in appearance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2014
    Publication date: March 31, 2016
    Inventor: CHEN-HAN LIN