Patents by Inventor Chih-Heng Lin

Chih-Heng 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).

  • Publication number: 20240194669
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a compound semiconductor channel layer disposed on a substrate and located in an active element region and a passive element region. A compound semiconductor barrier layer is stacked on the compound semiconductor channel layer and located in the active element region and the passive element region. A source electrode, a gate electrode and a drain electrode are disposed on the compound semiconductor barrier layer and located in the active element region to construct a high electron mobility transistor. In addition, a first terminal electrode, an intermediate electrode and a second terminal electrode are disposed on the compound semiconductor barrier layer and located in the passive element region to construct a resistor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2022
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Applicant: Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Chia-Hao Lee, Chih-Cherng Liao, Po-Heng Lin
  • Publication number: 20240145555
    Abstract: Semiconductor structures and processes are provided. A semiconductor structure of the present disclosure includes a first base portion and a second base portion extending lengthwise along a first direction, a first source/drain feature disposed over the first base portion, a second source/drain feature disposed over the second base portion, a center dielectric fin sandwiched between the first source/drain feature and the second source/drain feature along a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, and a source/drain contact disposed over the first source/drain feature, the second source/drain feature and the center dielectric fin. A portion of the source/drain contact extends between the first source/drain feature and the second source/drain feature along the second direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Inventors: Ming-Heng Tsai, Chih-Hao Chang, Chun-Sheng Liang, Ta-Chun Lin
  • Patent number: 11967594
    Abstract: A semiconductor device structure, along with methods of forming such, are described. The structure includes a stack of semiconductor layers spaced apart from and aligned with each other, a first source/drain epitaxial feature in contact with a first one or more semiconductor layers of the stack of semiconductor layers, and a second source/drain epitaxial feature disposed over the first source/drain epitaxial feature. The second source/drain epitaxial feature is in contact with a second one or more semiconductor layers of the stack of semiconductor layers. The structure further includes a first dielectric material disposed between the first source/drain epitaxial feature and the second source/drain epitaxial feature and a first liner disposed between the first source/drain epitaxial feature and the second source/drain epitaxial feature. The first liner is in contact with the first source/drain epitaxial feature and the first dielectric material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Shih-Cheng Chen, Zhi-Chang Lin, Jung-Hung Chang, Lo Heng Chang, Chien Ning Yao, Kuo-Cheng Chiang, Chih-Hao Wang
  • Patent number: 11964612
    Abstract: A controller for a warning light is disclosed. The controller is composed of a housing, a light emitting element and a control unit. The control unit is in operable communication with the light emitting element of the controller and a light emitting element of a warning light. The controller instructs the light emitting element of the warning light and the light emitting element of the controller to display light in the same lighting mode, which allows vehicle operators to immediately know the lighting mode of the warning light by viewing the lighting mode of the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: Meadow Stream Distributing, L.L.C.
    Inventors: Richard Freitag Engstrom, Chih Heng Lin
  • Publication number: 20240113414
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device including a device body and an antenna module. The antenna module includes a conductive element and at least one antenna element. The conductive element includes a main body portion and at least one assembly portion connected with each other. The at least one assembly portion is assembled on the device body. The at least one antenna element is disposed on the device body and coupled with the conductive element to excite a first resonance mode. The at least one assembly portion overlaps the at least one antenna element in the length direction of the main body portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicant: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Chih-Heng Lin, Li-Chun Lee, Shih-Chia Liu, Jui-Hung Lai, Hung-Yu Yeh
  • Publication number: 20240106104
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a device body and an antenna module disposed in the device body and including a conductive structure and a coaxial cable including a core wire, a shielding layer wrapping the core wire, and an outer jacket wrapping the shielding layer. The conductive structure includes a structure body and a slot formed on the structure body and penetrating the structure body in a thickness direction of the structure body. A section of the shielding layer extends from the outer jacket and is connected to the structure body. A physical portion of the structure body and the section of the shielding layer are respectively located on two opposite sides of the slot in a width direction of the slot. A section of the core wire extends from the section of the shielding layer and overlaps the slot and the physical portion in the thickness direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Hung-Yu Yeh, Shih-Chia Liu, Yen-Hao Yu, Li-Chun Lee, Chih-Heng Lin, Jui-Hung Lai
  • Publication number: 20240096895
    Abstract: According to one example, a semiconductor device includes a substrate and a fin stack that includes a plurality of nanostructures, a gate device surrounding each of the nanostructures, and inner spacers along the gate device and between the nanostructures. A width of the inner spacers differs between different layers of the fin stack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Inventors: Jui-Chien Huang, Shih-Cheng Chen, Chih-Hao Wang, Kuo-Cheng Chiang, Zhi-Chang Lin, Jung-Hung Chang, Lo-Heng Chang, Shi Ning Ju, Guan-Lin Chen
  • Publication number: 20240088149
    Abstract: A semiconductor structure includes: a substrate; a first fin and a second fin disposed on the substrate and spaced apart from each other; a dielectric wall disposed on the substrate and having first and second wall surfaces; a third fin disposed on the substrate to be in direct contact with at least one of the first and second fins; a first device disposed on the first fin and including first channel features extending away from the first wall surface; a second device disposed on the second fin and including second channel features extending away from the second wall surface; at least one third device disposed on the third fin and including third channel features; and an isolation feature disposed on the substrate to permit the third device to be electrically isolated from the first and second devices. A method for manufacturing the semiconductor structure is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicant: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Ta-Chun LIN, Ming-Heng TSAI, Huang-Chao CHANG, Chun-Sheng LIANG, Chih-Hao CHANG, Jhon Jhy LIAW
  • Patent number: 11749903
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an antenna structure including a ground plane, a first coupling antenna and a reference antenna. The first coupling antenna includes a first excitation source connected to the ground plane. The first excitation source is configured to excite a first resonant mode, and the first coupling antenna forms a first zero current area on the ground plane in response to the first resonant mode. The reference antenna includes a second excitation source connected to the ground plane. The second excitation source is configured to excite a second resonant mode, and the reference antenna forms a second zero current area on the ground plane in response to the second resonant mode. The first excitation source is located in the second zero current area, and the second excitation source is located in the first zero current area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Chun-Cheng Chan, Shih-Chia Liu, Yen-Hao Yu, Li-Chun Lee, Jui-Hung Lai, Chih-Heng Lin
  • Patent number: 11588244
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an antenna structure, including at least one supporting module, a first antenna, and a second antenna. The first antenna is disposed on the at least one supporting module and includes a first feeding point and a first zero-current zone. The first antenna is connected to a ground plane. The second antenna is disposed on the at least one supporting module and includes a second feeding point and a second zero-current zone. The second antenna is connected to the ground plane. The first feeding point of the first antenna is disposed in the second zero-current zone of the second antenna, and the second feeding point of the second antenna is disposed in the first zero-current zone of the first antenna.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Chun-Cheng Chan, Shih-Chia Liu, Yen-Hao Yu, Li-Chun Lee, Chao-Lin Wu, Jui-Hung Lai, Chih-Heng Lin
  • Publication number: 20220223996
    Abstract: An electronic device including a first body, a second body, and at least one cavity antenna module is provided. The second body has a pivot side and a plurality of non-pivot sides, and the pivot side is connected pivotally to the first body. The cavity antenna module includes a metal cavity body and a first antenna structure. The metal cavity body is disposed in the second body and has an opening. A distance between one of the non-pivot sides and the metal cavity body is smaller than a distance between the pivot side and the metal cavity body, and the opening faces the one of the non-pivot sides. The first antenna structure is disposed in the opening of the metal cavity body, and the first antenna structure includes a feeding portion, a radiating portion, and a ground portion connected with one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2021
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Jhih-Ciang Chen, Shih-Chia Liu, Yen-Hao Yu, Li-Chun Lee, Chih-Heng Lin, Je-Wei Liao, Chun-Cheng Chan, Jui-Hung Lai
  • Publication number: 20220153191
    Abstract: A controller for a warning light is disclosed. The controller is composed of a housing, a light emitting element and a control unit. The control unit is in operable communication with the light emitting element of the controller and a light emitting element of a warning light. The controller instructs the light emitting element of the warning light and the light emitting element of the controller to display light in the same lighting mode, which allows vehicle operators to immediately know the lighting mode of the warning light by viewing the lighting mode of the controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Richard Freitag Engstrom, Chih Heng Lin
  • Publication number: 20210344119
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an antenna structure including a ground plane, a first coupling antenna and a reference antenna. The first coupling antenna includes a first excitation source connected to the ground plane. The first excitation source is configured to excite a first resonant mode, and the first coupling antenna forms a first zero current area on the ground plane in response to the first resonant mode. The reference antenna includes a second excitation source connected to the ground plane. The second excitation source is configured to excite a second resonant mode, and the reference antenna forms a second zero current area on the ground plane in response to the second resonant mode. The first excitation source is located in the second zero current area, and the second excitation source is located in the first zero current area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Chun-Cheng Chan, Shih-Chia Liu, Yen-Hao Yu, Li-Chun Lee, Jui-Hung Lai, Chih-Heng Lin
  • Publication number: 20210280973
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an antenna structure, including at least one supporting module, a first antenna, and a second antenna. The first antenna is disposed on the at least one supporting module and includes a first feeding point and a first zero-current zone. The first antenna is connected to a ground plane. The second antenna is disposed on the at least one supporting module and includes a second feeding point and a second zero-current zone. The second antenna is connected to the ground plane. The first feeding point of the first antenna is disposed in the second zero-current zone of the second antenna, and the second feeding point of the second antenna is disposed in the first zero-current zone of the first antenna.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Chun-Cheng Chan, Shih-Chia Liu, Yen-Hao Yu, Li-Chun Lee, Chao-Lin Wu, Jui-Hung Lai, Chih-Heng Lin
  • Patent number: 10770600
    Abstract: A photodetecting device and method of using the same are provided. Light is used to irradiate the optical filter layer of the photodetecting device and positions of the electrons and the holes in the polycrystalline silicon nano-channel layer are rearranged by the light with a wavelength range capable of passing through the optical filter layer. The current between the source and the drain is changed by rearranging the positions of the electrons and the holes, so as to generate a current difference. The intensity of the light is calculated by the current difference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: NATIONAL CHIAO TUNG UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yuh-Shyong Yang, Chien-Hung Chen, Chih-Heng Lin
  • Publication number: 20190319138
    Abstract: A photodetecting device and method of using the same are provided. Light is used to irradiate the optical filter layer of the photodetecting device and positions of the electrons and the holes in the polycrystalline silicon nano-channel layer are rearranged by the light with a wavelength range capable of passing through the optical filter layer. The current between the source and the drain is changed by rearranging the positions of the electrons and the holes, so as to generate a current difference. The intensity of the light is calculated by the current difference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Yuh-Shyong YANG, Chien-Hung CHEN, Chih-Heng LIN
  • Patent number: 10381495
    Abstract: A photodetecting device and method of using the same are provided. The photodetecting device includes a transistor, a silicon nano-channel and a filter dye layer. The transistor includes a source, a drain and a gate. The silicon nano-channel connects the source and the drain, and is configured to receive light. The filter dye layer is over a light-receiving surface of the silicon nano-channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL CHIAO TUNG UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yuh-Shyong Yang, Chien-Hung Chen, Chih-Heng Lin
  • Publication number: 20180337498
    Abstract: A power socket set including a first power socket and a second power socket is provided. The first power socket includes a first base, at least a first type of inserting port and a second type of inserting port. The first type of inserting port and the second type of inserting port are configured in the first base. The second type of inserting port is used to be inserted for a first type of plug or a second type of plug. The second power socket includes one of the first type of plug and the second type of plug for inserting into the second type of inserting port, at least a third type of inserting port and a second base. Wherein, the foregoing first type of plug or second type of plug is configured in the second base. The third type of inserting port is configured in the second base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Applicant: CYBER POWER SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventors: CHIH-HENG LIN, CHUAN-HAN HSIAO
  • Patent number: 9735493
    Abstract: A power outlet having safety cover, the power outlet comprises a shell body, a base fixed in the shell body, a sliding element disposed between the shell body and the base; the shell body has at least one first outlet hole and at least one second outlet hole; the base has a first post, a third outlet hole and a fourth outlet hole; one side of the sliding element has a first inclined block, the middle of the sliding element has a through hole, another side of the sliding element has a second inclined block and a second post; an elastic element is disposed between the first post and the second post; wherein the through hole can contain the first post, the second post and the elastic element; a distance between the first inclined block and an inner wall of the base is smaller than the length of the elastic element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: CYBER POWER SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventor: Chih-Heng Lin
  • Publication number: 20170187138
    Abstract: A power outlet having safety cover, the power outlet comprises a shell body, a base fixed in the shell body, a sliding element disposed between the shell body and the base; the shell body has at least one first outlet hole and at least one second outlet hole; the base has a first post, a third outlet hole and a fourth outlet hole; one side of the sliding element has a first inclined block, the middle of the sliding element has a through hole, another side of the sliding element has a second inclined block and a second post; an elastic element is disposed between the first post and the second post; wherein the through hole can contain the first post, the second post and the elastic element; a distance between the first inclined block and an inner wall of the base is smaller than the length of the elastic element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Applicant: CYBER POWER SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventor: CHIH-HENG LIN