Patents by Inventor Chih-Wei Liu

Chih-Wei Liu 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: 11664287
    Abstract: Packaged semiconductor devices and methods of packaging semiconductor devices are disclosed. In some embodiments, a packaged semiconductor device includes an integrated circuit die, a molding compound disposed around the integrated circuit die, and an interconnect structure disposed over the integrated circuit die and the molding compound. The molding compound is thicker than the integrated circuit die.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY
    Inventors: Chen-Hua Yu, Chung-Shi Liu, Chih-Fan Huang, Chih-Wei Lin, Wei-Hung Lin, Ming-Da Cheng
  • Publication number: 20230160948
    Abstract: A device for testing a group of radio-frequency (RF) chip modules and a method for using the same is disclosed. The device includes a signal analyzer, a power divider, control ICs, a signal controller, and a power combiner. The power divider receives an RF signal and transmits RF input signals to the RF chip modules and the control ICs in response to the RF signal. The signal controller controls each control IC to adjust at least one of the power and the phase of the corresponding RF input signal, thereby generating an RF output signal. The power combiner receives the RF output signal from each control IC to generate a test signal. The signal analyzer receives the test signal and obtains RF properties corresponding to at least one of the power and the phase of each RF output signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2022
    Publication date: May 25, 2023
    Inventors: HSI-TSENG CHOU, CHIH-WEI CHIU, ZHAO-HE LIN, JAKE WALDVOGEL LIU
  • Publication number: 20230160955
    Abstract: A system for testing antenna-in-package (AiP) modules and a method for using the same is disclosed. Firstly, AiP modules respectively receive RF signals from a testing transmitting antenna. Then, at least one of the power and the phase of each of the RF signals is adjusted to generate modulated RF amplified signals as recognition tags with difference. The RF amplified signals are received from each control integrated circuit (IC) and the power of the modulated RF amplified signals is summed to generate a net mixed test signal. Finally, the test signal is received and RF properties corresponding to at least one of the power and the phase of each of the RF amplified signals as recognition tags are obtained. The method can simultaneously test a plurality of AiP modules to shorten the test time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2022
    Publication date: May 25, 2023
    Inventors: HSI-TSENG CHOU, CHIH-WEI CHIU, ZHAO-HE LIN, JAKE WALDVOGEL LIU
  • Publication number: 20230144030
    Abstract: A multi-input multi-output adder and an operating method thereof are proposed. The multi-input multi-output adder includes an adder circuitry configured to perform an operation. The operation includes the following. A first source operand and a second source operand are added to generate a first summed operand. Direct truncation is performed on at least one last bit of the first summed operand to generate a first truncated-summed operand. Right shift is performed on the first truncated-summed operand to generate a first shifted-summed operand. A bit number of the right shift of the first truncated-summed operand is equal to a bit number of the direct truncation of the first summed operand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2021
    Publication date: May 11, 2023
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chih-Wei Liu, Yu-Chuan Li
  • Patent number: 11517253
    Abstract: A device for liveness detection is disclosed. The liveness detecting device has a simplest structure that principally comprises a light sensing unit and a signal processing module. Particularly, the signal processing module is configured for having a physiological feature extracting unit and a liveness detecting unit therein. The physiological feature extracting unit is adopted for extracting a first physiological feature from a PPG signal, or extracting a second physiological feature from the PPG signal that has been applied with a signal process. As such, through the first and second physiological features, the liveness detecting unit is able to determine whether a subject is a living body or not. The liveness detecting device does not use any camera unit and iPPG technology, such that the liveness detecting device has advantages of simple structure, low cost and immediately completing liveness detection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: FACEHEART INC.
    Inventors: Bing-Jhang Wu, Chih-Wei Liu, Po-Wei Huang, Bing-Fei Wu
  • Publication number: 20220346201
    Abstract: A light emitting device controls its mixed CCT by the configuration of at least one light emitter, at least one diode and at least two power distribution components. The present disclosure is mainly based on the hardware design of diode and jumper, which effectively replaces the resistors and manual switches of the conventional light emitting device with diodes, wherein the resistors and the manual switches of the conventional light emitting device cause voltage instability and other problems. The present disclosure can achieve the demand for miniaturization of the light emitting device by plugging the jumper into pins, and further can achieve the main advantages of stabilizing the voltage of the overall light emitting device, thereby stabilizing the luminous performance of the overall light emitting device, and emitting the mixed light with the required CCT. The present disclosure also illustrates a lamp assembly using the aforementioned light emitting device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2021
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: MING-SHUN LEE, WEI-LONG LEE, SHIH-MENG LIAO, CHIH-WEI LIU
  • Publication number: 20220252295
    Abstract: A wind barrier generation system with protective function and a method of generating protective air pressure difference, applied to a protected space, the wind barrier generation system includes a person identification system, a matrix wind field generation system, a filter system, and a wind field control system. The wind field control system calculates a wind field control range parameter based on a person range coordinate transmitted from the person identification system, and maps the wind field control range parameter to the matrix wind field generation system to select a first range circle, and outputs a wind field control command to a matrix wind field generation system, to control wind speeds of the first range circle to be different from that of the other part in the matrix wind field generation system, thereby forming a protective wind barrier on the detected person.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventor: Chih-Wei LIU
  • Publication number: 20220252287
    Abstract: A full covered wind outlet device and a matrix wind generation system is disclosed, which is disposed on a protected space, and comprises an air supply matrix and an air exhaust matrix. The air supply matrix is composed by a plurality of full covered wind outlet devices, disposed on a top surface of the protected space. The air exhaust matrix is composed by a plurality of full-covered air exhaust devices, disposed on a bottom surface of the protected space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventor: Chih-Wei LIU
  • Publication number: 20220252288
    Abstract: A peripheral wind outlets device and a matrix wind generation system is disclosed, which is disposed on a protected space, and comprises an air supply matrix and an air exhaust matrix. The air supply matrix is composed by a plurality of peripheral wind outlets devices, disposed on a top surface of the protected space. The air exhaust matrix is composed by a plurality of peripheral air exhaust devices, disposed on a bottom surface of the protected space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventor: Chih-Wei LIU
  • Publication number: 20210251567
    Abstract: A device for liveness detection is disclosed. The liveness detecting device has a simplest structure that principally comprises a light sensing unit and a signal processing module. Particularly, the signal processing module is configured for having a physiological feature extracting unit and a liveness detecting unit therein. The physiological feature extracting unit is adopted for extracting a first physiological feature from a PPG signal, or extracting a second physiological feature from the PPG signal that has been applied with a signal process. As such, through the first and second physiological features, the liveness detecting unit is able to determine whether a subject is a living body or not. The liveness detecting device does not use any camera unit and iPPG technology, such that the liveness detecting device has advantages of simple structure, low cost and immediately completing liveness detection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2020
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Inventors: BING-JHANG WU, CHIH-WEI LIU, PO-WEI HUANG, BING-FEI WU
  • Publication number: 20210106232
    Abstract: Disclosures of the present invention describe a non-contact physiological signal measuring device comprising a light sensing unit and a signal processing module, wherein the light sensing unit is adopted for collecting a scattered light from a surface of a sensing portion of a subject. After receiving the scattered light by a signal receiving unit of the signal processing module, a signal processing unit can subsequently obtain physiological characteristic(s) after applying signal process to a physiological signal with respect to the scattered light. Particularly, this novel non-contact physiological signal measuring device does not include any one camera or image capturing unit, such that the subject is able to receive a physiological signal measurement in the case of having well a personal privacy protection as well as preventing the subject's skin from being hurt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2019
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Tsuey-Huey SHIUE, Kuan-Hung CHEN, Chih-Wei LIU, Po-Wei HUANG, Bing-Jhang WU, Wen-Chung CHEN
  • Publication number: 20200152722
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a circuit tier including a planarization layer; and a light emitting pixel over the planarization layer, and including a light emitting material, wherein the light emitting mated al includes a sublayer including a thickness. The planarization layer includes an area substantially vertically aligned with an effective light emitting area of the light emitting pixel, and the area includes a local flatness (LF) and the ratio between the local flatness and the thickness is not greater than a predetermined value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventor: CHIH WEI LIU
  • Publication number: 20200152918
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a transistor and a light emitting pixel over the transistor. The light emitting pixel includes an organic light emitting material and a transparent electrode. The transparent electrode is between the organic light emitting material and the transistor. The light emitting device includes a black material (BM) between the transistor and the transparent electrode. The light emitting device further includes a via surrounded by the BM and the via is electrically connected with the transistor at one end and with the transparent electrode at the other end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: CHIH WEI LIU, YIHSIN LAN
  • Patent number: 10457546
    Abstract: A micro-electro-mechanical (MEMS) structure and a method for forming the same are disclosed. The MEMS structure includes a sacrificial layer, a lower dielectric film, an upper dielectric film, a plurality of through holes and a protective film. The sacrificial layer comprises an opening. The lower dielectric film is on the sacrificial layer. The upper dielectric film is on the lower dielectric film. The plurality of through holes passes through the lower dielectric film and the upper dielectric film. The protective film covers side walls of the upper dielectric film and the lower dielectric film and a film interface between the lower dielectric film and the upper dielectric film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Yuan-Sheng Lin, Weng-Yi Chen, Kuan-Yu Wang, Chih-Wei Liu
  • Patent number: 10144193
    Abstract: A textile structure adapted to be electrically connected to an electronic device is provided. The textile structure includes a first fabric layer, a second fabric layer, and a third fabric layer. The second fabric layer is electrically conductive. The first, the second, and the third fabric layers are combined with each other, and the second fabric layer is located between the first and the third fabric layers. The third fabric layer has an opening covered by the second fabric layer, and a portion of the second fabric layer is exposed from the third fabric layer through the opening. The electronic device is electrically connected to the second fabric layer, and a junction between the electronic device and the second fabric layer is far away from the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignees: Kinpo Electronics, Inc., Cal-Comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited
    Inventors: Koichi Haraikawa, Jen-Chien Chien, Tsai-Chieh Hsu, Chih-Wei Liu
  • Publication number: 20180201498
    Abstract: A micro-electro-mechanical (MEMS) structure and a method for forming the same are disclosed. The MEMS structure includes a sacrificial layer, a lower dielectric film, an upper dielectric film, a plurality of through holes and a protective film. The sacrificial layer comprises an opening. The lower dielectric film is on the sacrificial layer. The upper dielectric film is on the lower dielectric film. The plurality of through holes passes through the lower dielectric film and the upper dielectric film. The protective film covers side walls of the upper dielectric film and the lower dielectric film and a film interface between the lower dielectric film and the upper dielectric film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Yuan-Sheng Lin, Weng-Yi Chen, Kuan-Yu Wang, Chih-Wei Liu
  • Patent number: 9950920
    Abstract: A micro-electro-mechanical (MEMS) structure and a method for forming the same are disclosed. The MEMS structure includes a sacrificial layer, a lower dielectric film, an upper dielectric film, a plurality of through holes and a protective film. The sacrificial layer comprises an opening. The lower dielectric film is on the sacrificial layer. The upper dielectric film is on the lower dielectric film. The plurality of through holes passes through the lower dielectric film and the upper dielectric film. The protective film covers side walls of the upper dielectric film and the lower dielectric film and a film interface between the lower dielectric film and the upper dielectric film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Yuan-Sheng Lin, Weng-Yi Chen, Kuan-Yu Wang, Chih-Wei Liu
  • Patent number: 9758617
    Abstract: A catalyst system includes a transition metal salt containing a halo group, an acetate group, or a combination thereof, and an organic phosphine ligand. The molar ratio of the organic phosphine ligand to the transition metal salt is greater than 0 and less than or equal to 50.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Cheng-Wei Yeh, Mao-Lin Hsueh, Yi-Zhen Chen, Chih-Wei Liu, Kuo-Chen Shih, Hsi-Hsin Shih
  • Publication number: 20170210615
    Abstract: A micro-electro-mechanical (MEMS) structure and a method for forming the same are disclosed. The MEMS structure includes a sacrificial layer, a lower dielectric film, an upper dielectric film, a plurality of through holes and a protective film. The sacrificial layer comprises an opening. The lower dielectric film is on the sacrificial layer. The upper dielectric film is on the lower dielectric film. The plurality of through holes passes through the lower dielectric film and the upper dielectric film. The protective film covers side walls of the upper dielectric film and the lower dielectric film and a film interface between the lower dielectric film and the upper dielectric film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Inventors: Yuan-Sheng Lin, Weng-Yi Chen, Kuan-Yu Wang, Chih-Wei Liu
  • Patent number: 9465579
    Abstract: Provided is a method for processing pipelined data using a variable-latency speculating booth multiplier (VLSBM), including a first operation and a second operation. The first operation has the steps of partitioning partial products into a least significant part (LSP) and a most significant part (MSP), estimating a carry of the LSP, computing the MSP based on the estimated carry, computing the LSP independently to obtain a true carry and detecting a computation error by comparing the estimated carry with the true carry. Also, the second operation has the step of correcting the computation error based on the difference between the estimated carry and the true carry. Further, a VLSBM for processing pipelined data is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: National Chiao Tung University
    Inventors: Chih-Wei Liu, Shin-Kai Chen, Kuo-Chiang Chang, Tsung-Yi Wu, An-Chi Tsai