Patents by Inventor Chi-Hui Lai

Chi-Hui Lai 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: 11355466
    Abstract: A package structure including at least one semiconductor die and a redistribution structure is provided. The semiconductor die is laterally encapsulated by an encapsulant, and the redistribution structure is disposed on the semiconductor die and the encapsulant and electrically connected with the semiconductor die. The redistribution structure includes signal lines and a pair of repair lines. The signal lines include a pair of first signal lines located at a first level, and each first signal line of the pair of first signal lines has a break that split each first signal line into separate first and second fragments. The pair of repair lines is located above the pair of first signal lines and located right above the break. Opposite ending portions of each repair line are respectively connected with the first and second fragments with each repair line covering the break in each first signal line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Po-Yuan Teng, Hao-Yi Tsai, Kuo-Lung Pan, Sen-Kuei Hsu, Tin-Hao Kuo, Yi-Yang Lei, Ying-Cheng Tseng, Chi-Hui Lai
  • Publication number: 20220157689
    Abstract: A package structure includes a semiconductor die, a redistribution circuit structure, and a metallization element. The semiconductor die has an active side and an opposite side opposite to the active side. The redistribution circuit structure is disposed on the active side and is electrically coupled to the semiconductor die. The metallization element has a plate portion and a branch portion connecting to the plate portion, wherein the metallization element is electrically isolated to the semiconductor die, and the plate portion of the metallization element is in contact with the opposite side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2022
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shih-Wei Chen, Hao-Yi Tsai, Kuo-Lung Pan, Tin-Hao Kuo, Po-Yuan Teng, Chi-Hui Lai
  • Patent number: 11239135
    Abstract: A package structure includes a semiconductor die, a redistribution circuit structure, and a metallization element. The semiconductor die has an active side and an opposite side opposite to the active side. The redistribution circuit structure is disposed on the active side and is electrically coupled to the semiconductor die. The metallization element has a plate portion and a branch portion connecting to the plate portion, wherein the metallization element is electrically isolated to the semiconductor die, and the plate portion of the metallization element is in contact with the opposite side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shih-Wei Chen, Hao-Yi Tsai, Kuo-Lung Pan, Tin-Hao Kuo, Po-Yuan Teng, Chi-Hui Lai
  • Publication number: 20210391270
    Abstract: A method includes encapsulating a plurality of package components in an encapsulant, and forming a first plurality of redistribution layers over and electrically coupling to the plurality of package components. The first plurality of redistribution layers have a plurality of power/ground pad stacks, with each of the plurality of power/ground pad stacks having a pad in each of the first plurality of redistribution layers. The plurality of power/ground pad stacks include a plurality of power pad stacks, and a plurality of ground pad stacks. At least one second redistribution layer is formed over the first plurality of redistribution layers. The second redistribution layer(s) include power lines and electrical grounding lines electrically connecting to the plurality of power/ground pad stacks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Inventors: Shu-Rong Chun, Tin-Hao Kuo, Chi-Hui Lai, Kuo Lung Pan, Yu-Chia Lai, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chung-Shi Liu, Chen-Hua Yu
  • Patent number: 11183487
    Abstract: A packaged semiconductor device including an integrated passive device-containing package component disposed between a power module and an integrated circuit-containing package and a method of forming the same are disclosed. In an embodiment, a device includes a first package component including a first integrated circuit die; a first encapsulant at least partially surrounding the first integrated circuit die; and a redistribution structure on the first encapsulant and coupled to the first integrated circuit die; a second package component bonded to the first package component, the second package component including an integrated passive device; and a second encapsulant at least partially surrounding the integrated passive device; and a power module attached to the first package component through the second package component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Chi-Hui Lai, Shu-Rong Chun, Kuo-Lung Pan, Tin Hao Kuo, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chung-Shi Liu, Chen-Hua Yu, Yu-Chia Lai
  • Patent number: 11164819
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes a first wafer, a second wafer, and an interconnect. The first wafer includes a first die, a first encapsulating material encapsulating the first die, and a first redistribution structure disposed over the first die and the first encapsulating material. The second wafer includes a second die, a second encapsulating material encapsulating the second die, and a second redistribution structure disposed over the second die and the second encapsulating material, wherein the second redistribution structure faces the first redistribution structure. The interconnect is disposed between the first wafer and the second wafer and electrically connecting the first redistribution structure and the second redistribution structure, wherein the interconnect includes a substrate and a plurality of through vias extending through the substrate for connecting the first redistribution structure and the second redistribution structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ying-Cheng Tseng, Hao-Yi Tsai, Tin-Hao Kuo, Chia-Hung Liu, Chi-Hui Lai
  • Patent number: 11121070
    Abstract: A device includes a package. The package includes a plurality of dies, an encapsulant encapsulating the plurality of dies, and a redistribution structure over the plurality of dies and the encapsulant. The device further includes first sockets bonded to a top surface of the redistribution structure and a rigid/flexible substrate bonded to the top surface of the redistribution structure. The rigid/flexible substrate includes a first rigid portion, a second rigid portion, and a flexible portion interposed between the first rigid portion and the second rigid portion. The device further includes second sockets bonded to the first rigid portion of the rigid/flexible substrate and connector modules bonded to the second rigid portion of the rigid/flexible substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shu-Rong Chun, Tin-Hao Kuo, Chi-Hui Lai, Kuo Lung Pan, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chung-Shi Liu, Chen-Hua Yu
  • Publication number: 20210272941
    Abstract: A package structure including a first redistribution layer, a semiconductor die, through insulator vias, an insulating encapsulant and a second redistribution layer. The first redistribution layer includes a dielectric layer, a conductive layer, and connecting portions electrically connected to the conductive layer. The dielectric layer has first and second surfaces, the connecting portions has a first side, a second side, and sidewalls joining the first side to the second side. The first side of the connecting portions is exposed from and coplanar with the first surface of the dielectric layer. The semiconductor die is disposed on the second surface of the dielectric layer. The through insulator vias are connected to the conductive layer. The insulating encapsulant is disposed on the dielectric layer and encapsulating the semiconductor die and the through insulator vias. The second redistribution layer is disposed on the semiconductor die and over the insulating encapsulant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Chih-Hsuan Tai, Hao-Yi Tsai, Yu-Chih Huang, Chia-Hung Liu, Ting-Ting Kuo, Ban-Li Wu, Ying-Cheng Tseng, Chi-Hui Lai
  • Patent number: 11107771
    Abstract: A method includes encapsulating a plurality of package components in an encapsulant, and forming a first plurality of redistribution layers over and electrically coupling to the plurality of package components. The first plurality of redistribution layers have a plurality of power/ground pad stacks, with each of the plurality of power/ground pad stacks having a pad in each of the first plurality of redistribution layers. The plurality of power/ground pad stacks include a plurality of power pad stacks, and a plurality of ground pad stacks. At least one second redistribution layer is formed over the first plurality of redistribution layers. The second redistribution layer(s) include power lines and electrical grounding lines electrically connecting to the plurality of power/ground pad stacks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shu-Rong Chun, Tin-Hao Kuo, Chi-Hui Lai, Kuo Lung Pan, Yu-Chia Lai, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chung-Shi Liu, Chen-Hua Yu
  • Publication number: 20210242159
    Abstract: A package structure including at least one semiconductor die and a redistribution structure is provided. The semiconductor die is laterally encapsulated by an encapsulant, and the redistribution structure is disposed on the semiconductor die and the encapsulant and electrically connected with the semiconductor die. The redistribution structure includes signal lines and a pair of repair lines. The signal lines include a pair of first signal lines located at a first level, and each first signal line of the pair of first signal lines has a break that split each first signal line into separate first and second fragments. The pair of repair lines is located above the pair of first signal lines and located right above the break. Opposite ending portions of each repair line are respectively connected with the first and second fragments with each repair line covering the break in each first signal line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Po-Yuan Teng, Hao-Yi Tsai, Kuo-Lung Pan, Sen-Kuei Hsu, Tin-Hao Kuo, Yi-Yang Lei, Ying-Cheng Tseng, Chi-Hui Lai
  • Publication number: 20210233835
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a device includes: a package component including: a first integrated circuit die; an encapsulant at least partially surrounding the first integrated circuit die; a redistribution structure on the encapsulant, the redistribution structure physically and electrically coupling the first integrated circuit die; a first module socket attached to the redistribution structure; an interposer attached to the redistribution structure adjacent the first module socket, the outermost extent of the interposer extending beyond the outermost extent of the redistribution structure; and an external connector attached to the interposer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Inventors: Chi-Hui Lai, Shu-Rong Chun, Kuo Lung Pan, Tin-Hao Kuo, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chung-Shi Liu, Chen-Hua Yu
  • Publication number: 20210202391
    Abstract: A method includes encapsulating a plurality of package components in an encapsulant, and forming a first plurality of redistribution layers over and electrically coupling to the plurality of package components. The first plurality of redistribution layers have a plurality of power/ground pad stacks, with each of the plurality of power/ground pad stacks having a pad in each of the first plurality of redistribution layers. The plurality of power/ground pad stacks include a plurality of power pad stacks, and a plurality of ground pad stacks. At least one second redistribution layer is formed over the first plurality of redistribution layers. The second redistribution layer(s) include power lines and electrical grounding lines electrically connecting to the plurality of power/ground pad stacks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Shu-Rong Chun, Tin-Hao Kuo, Chi-Hui Lai, Kuo Lung Pan, Yu-Chia Lai, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chung-Shi Liu, Chen-Hua Yu
  • Patent number: 11049850
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes a semiconductor device including a first UBM structure, wherein the first UBM structure includes multiple first conductive strips, the first conductive strips extending in a first direction, multiple second conductive strips separated from and interleaved with the multiple first conductive strips, the second conductive strips extending in the first direction, wherein the multiple first conductive strips are offset in the first direction from the multiple second conductive strips by a first offset distance, and a substrate including a second UBM structure, the second UBM structure including multiple third conductive strips, each one of the multiple third conductive strips bonded to one of the multiple first conductive strips or one of the multiple second conductive strips.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Chih-Hsuan Tai, Chi-Hui Lai, Ying-Cheng Tseng, Ban-Li Wu, Ting-Ting Kuo, Yu-Chih Huang, Chiahung Liu, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chung-Shi Liu, Chen-Hua Yu
  • Publication number: 20210159217
    Abstract: An embodiment includes a first package component including a first integrated circuit die and a first encapsulant at least partially surrounding the first integrated circuit die. The device also includes a redistribution structure on the first encapsulant and coupled to the first integrated circuit die. The device also includes a first thermal module coupled to the first integrated circuit die. The device also includes a second package component bonded to the first package component, the second package component including a power module attached to the first package component, the power module including active devices. The device also includes a second thermal module coupled to the power module. The device also includes a mechanical brace extending from a top surface of the second thermal module to a bottom surface of the first thermal module, the mechanical brace physically contacting the first thermal module and the second thermal module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Chen-Hua Yu, Chi-Hui Lai, Tin-Hao Kuo, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chung-Shi Liu
  • Patent number: 11011501
    Abstract: A package structure including a first redistribution layer, a semiconductor die, through insulator vias, an insulating encapsulant and a second redistribution layer. The first redistribution layer includes a dielectric layer, a conductive layer, and connecting portions electrically connected to the conductive layer. The dielectric layer has first and second surfaces, the connecting portions has a first side, a second side, and sidewalls joining the first side to the second side. The first side of the connecting portions is exposed from and coplanar with the first surface of the dielectric layer. The semiconductor die is disposed on the second surface of the dielectric layer. The through insulator vias are connected to the conductive layer. The insulating encapsulant is disposed on the dielectric layer and encapsulating the semiconductor die and the through insulator vias. The second redistribution layer is disposed on the semiconductor die and over the insulating encapsulant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Chih-Hsuan Tai, Hao-Yi Tsai, Yu-Chih Huang, Chia-Hung Liu, Ting-Ting Kuo, Ban-Li Wu, Ying-Cheng Tseng, Chi-Hui Lai
  • Patent number: 10985101
    Abstract: A semiconductor package and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The semiconductor package includes semiconductor dies, an encapsulant and a redistribution structure. The semiconductor dies are disposed side by side. Each semiconductor die has an active surface, a backside surface, and an inner side surface connecting the active surface and the backside surface. The encapsulant wraps the semiconductor dies and exposes the active surfaces of the semiconductor dies. The redistribution structure is disposed on the encapsulant and the active surfaces of the semiconductor dies. The inner side surfaces of most adjacent semiconductor dies face each other. The redistribution structure establishes single-ended connections between most adjacent semiconductor dies by crossing over the facing inner side surfaces of the most adjacent semiconductor dies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yu-Chia Lai, Chi-Hui Lai, Tin-Hao Kuo, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chung-Shi Liu, Kuo-Chung Yee, Chen-Hua Yu
  • Patent number: 10978382
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a device includes: a package component including: a first integrated circuit die; an encapsulant at least partially surrounding the first integrated circuit die; a redistribution structure on the encapsulant, the redistribution structure physically and electrically coupling the first integrated circuit die; a first module socket attached to the redistribution structure; an interposer attached to the redistribution structure adjacent the first module socket, the outermost extent of the interposer extending beyond the outermost extent of the redistribution structure; and an external connector attached to the interposer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Chi-Hui Lai, Shu-Rong Chun, Kuo Lung Pan, Tin-Hao Kuo, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chung-Shi Liu, Chen-Hua Yu
  • Publication number: 20210091065
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes passive electrical components in a substrate; and an interconnect structure over the passive electrical components, conductive features of the interconnect structure being electrically coupled to the passive electrical components. The conductive features of the interconnect structure includes a first conductive line over the substrate; a conductive bump over the first conductive line, where in a plan view, the conductive bumps has a first elongated shape and is entirely disposed within boundaries of the first conductive line; and a first via between the first conductive line and the conductive bump, the first via electrically connected to the first conductive line and the conductive bump, where in the plan view, the first via has a second elongated shape and is entirely disposed within boundaries of the conductive bump.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Ying-Cheng Tseng, Yu-Chih Huang, Chih-Hsuan Tai, Ting-Ting Kuo, Chi-Hui Lai, Ban-Li Wu, Chiahung Liu, Hao-Yi Tsai
  • Publication number: 20210074694
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes an integrated passive device (IPD) including one or more passive devices over a first substrate; and metallization layers over and electrically coupled to the one or more passive devices, where a topmost metallization layer of the metallization layers includes a first plurality of conductive patterns; and a second plurality of conductive patterns interleaved with the first plurality of conductive patterns. The IPD also includes a first under bump metallization (UBM) structure over the topmost metallization layer, where the first UBM structure includes a first plurality of conductive strips, each of the first plurality of conductive strips electrically coupled to a respective one of the first plurality of conductive patterns; and a second plurality of conductive strips interleaved with the first plurality of conductive strips, each of the second plurality of conductive strips electrically coupled to a respective one of the second plurality of conductive patterns.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Yu-Chih Huang, Chi-Hui Lai, Ban-Li Wu, Ying-Cheng Tseng, Ting-Ting Kuo, Chih-Hsuan Tai, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chuei-Tang Wang, Chung-Shi Liu, Chen-Hua Yu, Chiahung Liu
  • Publication number: 20210066242
    Abstract: A package includes a package substrate, an interposer over and bonded to the package substrate, a first wafer over and bonding to the interposer, and a second wafer over and bonding to the first wafer. The first wafer has independent passive device dies therein. The second wafer has active device dies therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Chen-Hua Yu, Kuo Lung Pan, Shu-Rong Chun, Chi-Hui Lai, Tin-Hao Kuo, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chung-Shi Liu