Patents by Inventor Chi-Ting Chen

Chi-Ting Chen 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: 20200292796
    Abstract: An optical fingerprint sensing module includes an image sensing device, a light source and a light shielding structure. The image sensing device is configured to sense light transmitted from a fingerprint of a finger on a display panel. The image sensing device includes a light sensing plane having a first geometric center. The light source includes a light emitting plane having a second geometric center. The first geometric center is separated from the second geometric center by a distance from 2 mm to 20 mm. The light shielding structure is disposed between the image sensing device and the light source. In examples, the optical fingerprint sensing module further includes a field angle controller to constrain light pass there through with a field angle of 5-60 degrees. A display device including an optical fingerprint sensing module is disclosed herein as well.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Feng-Jung KUO, Min HUANG, Jung-Chung LEE, Chi-Ting CHEN, Li-Yuan CHANG, I-Hsiu CHEN, Chin-Hui HUANG
  • Publication number: 20200281084
    Abstract: Examples of hinge assemblies are described. In an example implementation, a hinge assembly includes hinge elements which are interconnected to move the hinge assembly between a folded position and an unfolded position. The hinge assembly further includes elastic members disposed between the hinge elements at a first side and a second side thereof. When the hinge assembly is moved from the unfolded position towards the folded position, elastic members at the first side are decompressed and elastic members at the second side are stretched. When the hinge assembly is moved from the folded position towards the unfolded position, elastic members at the first side are compressed and the elastic members at the second side are destretched.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Wei-Chung Chen, Kuan-Ting Wu, Chi-Hao Chang
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10762182
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a method of finger touch authentication through a fingerprint sensor. The method includes obtaining a plurality of touch operations through the fingerprint sensor, detecting a pattern of the plurality of touch operations; comparing the pattern with a registered pattern to generate a comparison result, and authenticating the plurality of touch operations on the basis of the comparison result, wherein the pattern indicates at least one feature, and the fingerprint sensor is capable of authenticating a fingerprint of a user after or before the finger touch authentication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: NOVATEK Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Sheng-Ruei Hsu, Chi-Ting Chen
  • Patent number: 10755065
    Abstract: A sensor device includes a fingerprint sensing module, configured to sense a first raw image using a first exposure time; and an exposure time adjusting module. The exposure time adjusting module is configured to obtain a first image according to the first raw image; determine whether the first image comprises a flicker noise; and adjust the first exposure time when the first image comprises the flicker noise, so as to mitigate the flicker noise.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: NOVATEK Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Yu-Tsung Wu, Chi-Ting Chen, Chih-Lun Cheng
  • Patent number: 10755919
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing semiconductor devices, including the steps of providing a substrate with a first active region, a second active region and a third active region, forming dummy gates in the first active region, the second active region and the third active region, removing the dummy gates to form trenches in the first active region, the second active region and the third active region, forming a high-k dielectric layer, a first bottom barrier metal layer on the high-k dielectric layer, a second bottom barrier metal layer on the first bottom barrier metal layer, and a first work function metal layer on the second bottom barrier metal layer in the trenches, removing the first work function metal layer from the second active region and the third active region, removing the second bottom barrier metal layer from the third region, and filling up each trench with a low resistance metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Chih-Kai Hsu, Ssu-I Fu, Chun-Ya Chiu, Chin-Hung Chen, Chi-Ting Wu, Yu-Hsiang Lin
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10743383
    Abstract: An LED lighting device driven by boosting alternating current includes a mains AC input terminal, an LED lighting load, and an AC boosting driving circuit. The mains AC input terminal is configured to input mains electricity. The AC boosting driving circuit is electrically connected the mains AC input terminal and the LED lighting load, and is configured to perform forward boosting and reverse boosting for the mains electricity from the mains AC input terminal so that the voltage of the mains electricity is boosted to 1.5 to 6 times to be supplied to the LED lighting load. The LED lighting load achieves the same luminous efficiency, and the current flowing through the LED lighting load is reduced, thereby reducing the heat generated by the LED lighting load. The operating temperature of the LED lighting load is reduced. The service life is prolonged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: DST Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Chi-Ting Chen
  • Publication number: 20200243664
    Abstract: A semiconductor device and a method for fabricating the semiconductor device are provided, in which the method includes the steps of forming a gate structure on a substrate, forming a spacer on a sidewall of the gate structure, forming two recesses adjacent to two sides of the spacer, performing a cleaning process to trim the spacer for forming a void between the spacer and the substrate, and forming two portions of an epitaxial layer in the two recesses. The semiconductor device preferably includes a cap layer on the two portions of the epitaxial layer as the cap layer includes a planar top surface and an inclined sidewall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Wei-Chih Chuang, Chia-Jong Liu, Kuang-Hsiu Chen, Chung-Ting Huang, Chi-Hsuan Tang, Kai-Hsiang Wang, Bing-Yang Jiang, Yu-Lin Cheng, Chun-Jen Chen, Yu-Shu Lin, Jhong-Yi Huang, Chao-Nan Chen, Guan-Ying Wu
  • Publication number: 20200243327
    Abstract: A transistor based on topological insulators is provided. In an embodiment a topological insulator is used to form both the channel as well as the source/drain regions, wherein the channel has a first thickness such that the topological insulator material has properties of a semiconductor material and the source/drain regions have a second thickness such that the topological insulator has properties of a conductive material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Sheng-Ting Fan, Pin-Shiang Chen, Chee Wee Liu, Chi-Wen Liu
  • Publication number: 20200218349
    Abstract: An operating method in a virtual environment through a wearable device is disclosed, wherein the wearable device has a motion sensor, the virtual environment has an operated object and a virtual device corresponding to the wearable device, the corresponding virtual device has a first operational data constraint, and the operated object has a second operational data constraint. The operating method comprises the following steps of: using the motion sensor to generate a motion sensed data; causing the corresponding virtual device to generate a derived data according to the motion sensed data, wherein the derived data indicates an interaction relationship between the virtual device and the operated object; and when the virtual device separated from the operated object under the interaction relationship, moving the operated object in accordance with the derived data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: J-MEX Inc.
    Inventors: Chin-Ting Chu, Chia-Wei Lee, Chih-Hung Hsu, Te-Hsi Chen, Chi-Hung Chen, Meng-Yu Lee
  • Patent number: 10706250
    Abstract: A capacitive image sensing device is provided. The capacitive image sensing device includes a first charge amplifier, a second charge amplifier and a differential amplifier. The first charge amplifier is coupled to one of sensing electrodes of a sensor array. The differential amplifier has a first input terminal, a second input terminal and a differential output terminal pair. The first input terminal of the differential amplifier is coupled to the first charge amplifier. The second input terminal of the differential amplifier is coupled to the second charge amplifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventor: Chi-Ting Chen
  • Publication number: 20200203231
    Abstract: A method for fabricating semiconductor device includes the steps of: 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; forming a first gate structure on the SDB structure; forming an interlayer dielectric (ILD) layer around the first gate structure; transforming the first gate structure into a first metal gate; removing the first metal gate to form a first recess; and forming a dielectric layer in the first recess.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Chih-Kai Hsu, Ssu-I Fu, Chun-Ya Chiu, Chi-Ting Wu, Chin-Hung Chen, Yu-Hsiang Lin
  • Publication number: 20200194478
    Abstract: An image sensor includes a sensor layer and at least one metal layer. The sensor layer includes a plurality of sensing elements arranged as a 2-dimensional array along a first direction and a second direction. Each of the at least one metal layer includes a plurality of metal wires configured to form a plurality of apertures for passing lights to the plurality of sensing elements. At least one of the plurality of metal wires forming the plurality of apertures is disposed along a third direction different from the first direction and the second direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventor: Chi-Ting Chen
  • Publication number: 20200193129
    Abstract: An optical fingerprint recognition system is disclosed. The optical fingerprint recognition system comprises a processing circuit; and an image sensor comprising a pixel array; wherein in an enrollment operation, the processing circuit is configured to set a first exposure time and control the image sensor to capture a first fingerprint image according to the first exposure time and in a matching operation, the processing circuit is configured to set a second exposure time and control the image sensor to capture a second fingerprint image for the matching operation according to a second exposure time; wherein the first exposure time is longer than the second exposure time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventor: Chi-Ting Chen
  • Publication number: 20200175248
    Abstract: A sensor device includes a fingerprint sensing module, configured to sense a first raw image using a first exposure time; and an exposure time adjusting module. The exposure time adjusting module is configured to obtain a first image according to the first raw image; determine whether the first image comprises a flicker noise; and adjust the first exposure time when the first image comprises the flicker noise, so as to mitigate the flicker noise.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Yu-Tsung Wu, Chi-Ting Chen, Chih-Lun Cheng
  • Publication number: 20200164163
    Abstract: A flow-guiding element adapted to a nebulizer having a nebulizing module includes a main flow-guiding body having a main flow-guiding channel, and an auxiliary flow-guiding body having at least one auxiliary flow-guiding channel. The at least one auxiliary flow-guiding channel is communicated with the main flow-guiding channel, and a longitudinal axis of the main flow-guiding body crosses a longitudinal axis of the auxiliary flow-guiding body. A nebulizer includes a nebulizing module and a flow-guiding element connected to the nebulizing module. The flow-guiding element includes a main flow-guiding body having a main flow-guiding channel and an auxiliary flow-guiding body having at least one auxiliary flow-guiding channel, in which the at least one auxiliary flow-guiding channel is communicated with the main flow-guiding channel, and the longitudinal axis of the main flow-guiding body crosses a longitudinal axis of the auxiliary flow-guiding body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Chieh-Sheng CHENG, Wen-Yu TSAI, Chi-Hsueh LIN, Ke-Ting CHEN
  • Publication number: 20200152242
    Abstract: A device includes a memory array. The memory array includes a first sub-bank, a first strap cell coupled to the first sub-bank, and a first continuous data line. The first continuous data line includes a first portion and a second portion coupled to the first sub-bank via the first strap cell. The first portion of the first continuous data line is disposed above the first strap cell and the second portion of the first continuous data line is disposed above the first portion of the first continuous data line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jonathan Tsung-Yung CHANG, Cheng-Hung LEE, Chi-Ting CHENG, Hung-Jen LIAO, Jhon-Jhy LIAW, Yen-Huei CHEN
  • Publication number: 20200140339
    Abstract: Doped titanium niobate is provided, which has a chemical structure of Ti(1-x)M1xNb(2-y)M2yO(7-z)Qz or Ti(2-x?)M1x?Nb(10-y?)M2y?O(29-z?)Qz?, wherein M1 is Li, Mg, or a combination thereof; M2 is Fe, Mn, V, Ni, Cr, or a combination thereof; Q is F, Cl, Br, I, S, or a combination thereof; 0?x?0.15; 0?y?0.15; 0.01?z?2; 0?x??0.3; 0?y??0.9; and 0.01?z??8.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Kuan-Yu KO, Po-Yang HUNG, Chi-Ju CHENG, Shih-Chieh LIAO, Yung-Ting FAN, Jin-Ming CHEN
  • Publication number: 20200144099
    Abstract: A method for fabricating semiconductor device includes the steps of: 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; forming a first gate structure on the SDB structure; forming an interlayer dielectric (ILD) layer on the first gate structure; removing the first gate structure to form a first recess; and forming a dielectric layer in the first recess.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2020
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Chih-Kai Hsu, Ssu-I Fu, Chun-Ya Chiu, Chi-Ting Wu, Chin-Hung Chen, Yu-Hsiang Lin