Patents by Inventor Chi-Ming Wang

Chi-Ming Wang 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: 10895680
    Abstract: A display device includes a display module and an optical film. The display module has a through hole. At least one optical film is located on the display module and has an alignment through hole aligned with the through hole and an alignment mark surrounding the alignment through hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: E Ink Holdings Inc.
    Inventors: Chi-Ming Wu, Yi-Ching Wang, Tsung-Chin Lin, Ching-Huan Liao
  • Patent number: 10892632
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and device for wirelessly charging a device. The inductive charging system includes a power source for providing an electrical charge that is wirelessly transferred or emitted to charge a first device. The inductive charging system includes a configurable grid that is configured to form a first inductive loop and multiple switches. Each switch is configured to open and close to electrically connect different portions of the configurable grid. The inductive charging system includes a processor connected to the multiple switches. The processor is configured to operate the multiple switches to open and close the portions of the configurable grid to form the first inductive loop that wirelessly transfers the electrical charge to the first device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC.
    Inventors: Chi-Ming Wang, Ercan M. Dede
  • Patent number: 10872769
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a semiconductor device and a manufacturing method of fabricating a semiconductor structure. The method includes forming an opening in a substrate and depositing a conformal metal layer in the opening. The depositing includes performing one or more deposition cycles. The deposition includes flowing a first precursor into a deposition chamber and purging the deposition chamber to remove at least a portion of the first precursor. The method also includes flowing a second precursor into the deposition chamber to form a sublayer of the conformal metal layer and purging the deposition chamber to remove at least a portion of the second precursor. The method further includes performing a metallic halide etching (MHE) process that includes flowing a third precursor into the deposition chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Po-Yu Lin, Chi-Yu Chou, Hsien-Ming Lee, Huai-Tei Yang, Chun-Chieh Wang, Yueh-Ching Pai, Chi-Jen Yang, Tsung-Ta Tang, Yi-Ting Wang
  • Patent number: 10850634
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices for an external vehicle charging system. The external vehicle charging system includes a first set of inductive coils. The first set of inductive coils include a first inductive coil and a second inductive coil and are configured to provide an alternating magnetic field to one or more inductive loops of a vehicle. The external vehicle charging system includes a sensor configured to detect a position of the one or more inductive loops and a processor. The processor is configured to determine a first threshold distance between the first inductive coil and the second inductive coil to reduce or eliminate interference. The processor is configured to activate the first inductive coil and the second inductive coil so that the first inductive coil and the second inductive coil align with the one or more inductive loops based on the detected position and the first threshold distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC.
    Inventors: Chi-Ming Wang, Ercan M. Dede
  • Patent number: 10852605
    Abstract: A metal structure includes a patterned molybdenum tantalum oxide layer and a patterned metal layer. The patterned molybdenum tantalum oxide layer is disposed on a first substrate, in which the patterned molybdenum tantalum oxide layer includes about 2 to 12 atomic percent of tantalum. Both of an atomic percent of molybdenum and an atomic percent of oxygen of the patterned molybdenum tantalum oxide layer are greater than the atomic percent of tantalum of the patterned molybdenum tantalum oxide layer. The patterned metal layer is disposed on the patterned molybdenum tantalum oxide layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuo-Hong Wang, Chun-Nan Lin, Chia-Tsung Wu, Chi-Ting Kuo, Ko-Jui Lee, Chia-Hung Li, Chia-Ming Chang
  • Patent number: 10848090
    Abstract: A system for reducing at least one of motor loss or motor drive loss in a vehicle. The system includes a motor designed to convert electrical energy into torque. The system also includes a sensor designed to detect motor data corresponding to at least one of a motor torque or a motor speed of the motor. The system also includes a memory designed to store testing data including optimized current commands for multiple combinations of motor torques that were determined during testing of the motor or a similar motor. The system also includes a speed or torque controller coupled to the motor, the sensor, and the memory and designed to receive a speed or torque command and to determine a current command signal usable to control the motor based on the speed or torque command, the testing data, the detected motor data, and an artificial intelligence algorithm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC.
    Inventor: Chi-Ming Wang
  • Patent number: 10830978
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes a grommet formed of a polymeric material and adapted for bundling a plurality of discrete cables, comprising a main body having a generally cylindrical profile surrounding an interior cavity, the main body further having a length, a thickness, and a longitudinal axis; and a central member integrally coupled to the main body and located within the interior cavity of the main body, the central member extending generally parallel to the longitudinal axis of the main body. Methods of bundling cables are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: CommScope Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Chi-Ming Wang, Aviral Joshi
  • Patent number: 10827293
    Abstract: A sound reproducing method used in sound reproducing apparatus that includes the steps outlined below is provided. A sound signal is generated with a 3D sound generating process according to listener data and sound data. Pre-recorded sound data is retrieved to further generate a target distance function corresponding to the sound distance. A fixed head-related transfer function corresponding to a fixed distance is retrieved. A target head-related transfer function corresponding to the sound distance is generated by adapting the target distance function to the fixed head-related transfer function. The sound signal is reproduced by multiplying the sound signal by the target head-related transfer function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Chun-Min Liao, Yan-Min Kuo, Li-Yen Lin, Chi-Tang Ho, Tien-Ming Wang, Tsung-Yu Tsai, Yen-Chieh Wang, Shuo-Yen Lin
  • Patent number: 10819096
    Abstract: An enclosure for breaking out a trunk cable includes: a base having a generally flat surface adapted for mounting to a mounting surface; a shell having a front and two side walls extending from opposite sides of the front and two opposed end walls, the side walls of the shell mounted to the base to form a cavity; a plurality of connectors mounted to each of the side walls; and a trunk cable routed into the cavity through one of the end walls, the trunk cable comprising a plurality of power conductors and/or a plurality of optical fibers. The power conductors and the optical fibers are connected with respective ones of the plurality of connectors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: CommScope Technologies LLC
    Inventor: Chi-Ming Wang
  • Publication number: 20200333193
    Abstract: The surface temperature of a portable device is estimated. The portable device includes a sensor for detecting the internal temperature of the portable device. The portable device also includes circuitry for estimating the surface temperature, using the internal temperature and an ambient temperature of the portable device as input to a circuit model. The circuit model describes thermal behaviors of the portable device. The circuitry is operative to identify a scenario in which the portable device operates, and determine the ambient temperature using the scenario and at least the internal temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Chi-Wen Pan, Pei-Yu Huang, Sheng-Liang Kuo, Jih-Ming Hsu, Tai-Yu Chen, Yun-Ching Li, Wei-Ting Wang
  • Patent number: 10804818
    Abstract: A triboelectric generator includes a resiliently-deformable hexagonal housing including a first housing wall and a second housing wall positioned opposite the first housing wall. A first electrode resides along the first housing wall, and a second electrode resides along the second housing wall. A dielectric contact layer is positioned in intimate contact with the first electrode and between the first electrode and the second electrode. The dielectric contact layer is spaced apart from the second housing wall. The first housing wall is coupled to the second housing wall such that at least one of the first housing wall and the second housing wall is resiliently movable toward the other one of the first housing wall and the second housing wall so as to enable contact between the dielectric contact layer and the second electrode during operation of the triboelectric generator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
    Inventors: Songtao Wu, Khoa Vo, Chi-Ming Wang, Debasish Banerjee, Ercan Mehmet Dede, Shailesh Joshi
  • Publication number: 20200293287
    Abstract: A random number generator includes a counting value generator, an address generator, a static entropy source and a processing circuit. The counting value generator generates a first random number. The address generator generates an address signal. The static entropy source is connected with the address generator to receive the address signal and generates a second random number. The processing circuit is connected with the static entropy source and the counting value generator to receive the first random number and the second random number. After the first random number and the second random number are processed by the processing circuit, the processing circuit generates an output random number.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Chi-Yi SHAO, Meng-Yi WU, Chih-Ming WANG
  • Publication number: 20200292157
    Abstract: A light-emitting device including a substrate with a top surface and a bottom surface opposite to the top surface and a plurality of LED chips disposed on the top surface and configured to generate a top light visible above the top surface and a bottom light visible beneath the bottom surface, each LED chip comprising a plurality of light-emitting surfaces. The substrate has a thickness greater than 200 ?m and comprises aluminum oxide, sapphire, glass, plastic, or rubber. The plurality of LED chips has an incident light with a wavelength of 420-470 nm. The top light and the bottom light have a color temperature difference of not greater than 1500K.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: CHI-CHIH PU, CHEN-HONG LEE, SHIH-YU YEH, WEI-KANG CHENG, SHYI-MING PAN, SIANG-FU HONG, CHIH-SHU HUANG, TZU-HSIANG WANG, SHIH-CHIEH TANG, CHENG-KUANG YANG
  • Publication number: 20200287042
    Abstract: A method includes forming a metal gate in a first inter-layer dielectric, performing a treatment on the metal gate and the first inter-layer dielectric, selectively growing a hard mask on the metal gate without growing the hard mask from the first inter-layer dielectric, depositing a second inter-layer dielectric over the hard mask and the first inter-layer dielectric, planarizing the second inter-layer dielectric and the hard mask, and forming a gate contact plug penetrating through the hard mask to electrically couple to the metal gate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Kai-Hsuan Lee, Bo-Yu Lai, Sheng-Chen Wang, Sai-Hooi Yeong, Yen-Ming Chen, Chi On Chui
  • Publication number: 20200279743
    Abstract: A method for semiconductor manufacturing includes providing a substrate, forming a patterning layer over the substrate, and patterning the patterning layer to form a hole in the patterning layer. The method also includes applying a first directional etching to two inner sidewalls of the hole to expand the hole along a first direction and applying a second directional etching to another two inner sidewalls of the hole to expand the hole along a second direction that is different from the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Yu-Tien Shen, Chi-Cheng Hung, Chin-Hsiang Lin, Chien-Wei Wang, Ching-Yu Chang, Chih-Yuan Ting, Kuei-Shun Chen, Ru-Gun Liu, Wei-Liang Lin, Ya Hui Chang, Yuan-Hsiang Lung, Yen-Ming Chen, Yung-Sung Yen
  • Patent number: 10763766
    Abstract: The present teaching relates to a magnetic sensor residing in a housing. The magnetic sensor includes an input port and an output port, both extending from the housing, wherein the input port is to be connected to an external alternating current (AC) power supply. The magnetic sensor also includes an electric circuit which comprises an output control circuit coupled with the output port and configured to be at least responsive to a magnetic induction signal and the external AC power supply to control the magnetic sensor to operate in a state in which a load current flows through the output port. The magnetic induction signal is indicative of at least one characteristic of an external magnetic field detected by the electrical circuit and the operating frequency of the magnetic sensor is positively proportional to the frequency of the external AC power supply.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: JOHNSON ELECTRIC INTERNATIONAL AG
    Inventors: Chi Ping Sun, Fei Xin, Ken Wong, Shing Hin Yeung, Hui Min Guo, Shu Zuo Lou, Xiao Ming Chen, Guang Jie Cai, Chun Fai Wong, Shu Juan Huang, Yun Long Jiang, Yue Li, Bao Ting Liu, En Hui Wang, Xiu Wen Yang, Li Sheng Liu, Yan Yun Cui
  • Publication number: 20200272781
    Abstract: A method includes laying out a standard cell region, with a rectangular space being within the standard cell region. The standard cell region includes a first row of standard cells having a first bottom boundary facing the rectangular space, and a plurality of standard cells having side boundaries facing the rectangular space. The plurality of standard cells include a bottom row of standard cells. A memory array is laid out in the rectangular space, and a second bottom boundary of the bottom row and a third bottom boundary of the memory array are aligned to a same straight line. A filler cell region is laid out in the rectangular space. The filler cell region includes a first top boundary contacting the first bottom boundary of the first row of standard cells, and a fourth bottom boundary contacting a second top boundary of the memory array.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Feng-Ming Chang, Ruey-Wen Chang, Ping-Wei Wang, Sheng-Hsiung Wang, Chi-Yu Lu
  • Patent number: 10739206
    Abstract: The surface temperature of a portable device is estimated. A sensor detects the internal temperature of the portable device. The internal temperature and an ambient temperature are used as input to a circuit model that describes thermal behaviors of the portable device. Dynamic thermal management may be performed based on the estimated surface temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: MediaTek Inc.
    Inventors: Chi-Wen Pan, Pei-Yu Huang, Sheng-Liang Kuo, Jih-Ming Hsu, Tai-Yu Chen, Yun-Ching Li, Wei-Ting Wang
  • Publication number: 20200194316
    Abstract: A method for fabricating semiconductor device includes the steps of first providing a substrate having a fin-shaped structure thereon, forming a single diffusion break (SDB) structure in the substrate to divide the fin-shaped structure into a first portion and a second portion, and then forming more than one gate structures such as a first gate structure and a second gate structure on the SDB structure. Preferably, each of the first gate structure and the second gate structure overlaps the fin-shaped structure and the SDB structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Fu-Jung Chuang, Po-Jen Chuang, Yu-Ren Wang, Chi-Mao Hsu, Chia-Ming Kuo, Guan-Wei Huang, Chun-Hsien Lin
  • Patent number: 10686075
    Abstract: A method includes forming a metal gate in a first inter-layer dielectric, performing a treatment on the metal gate and the first inter-layer dielectric, selectively growing a hard mask on the metal gate without growing the hard mask from the first inter-layer dielectric, depositing a second inter-layer dielectric over the hard mask and the first inter-layer dielectric, planarizing the second inter-layer dielectric and the hard mask, and forming a gate contact plug penetrating through the hard mask to electrically couple to the metal gate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kai-Hsuan Lee, Bo-Yu Lai, Sheng-Chen Wang, Sai-Hooi Yeong, Yen-Ming Chen, Chi On Chui