Patents by Inventor Ching-Chieh Lin

Ching-Chieh 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).

  • Patent number: 10468516
    Abstract: A semiconductor device including an active layer made of III-V group semiconductors, a source electrode and a drain electrode disposed on the active layer, a gate electrode disposed on or above the active layer and between the source electrode and the drain electrode, an interlayer dielectric covering the source electrode, the drain electrode, and the gate electrode and having a plurality of inter-gate via holes. The semiconductor device further includes an inter-source layer, an inter-drain layer, and an inter-gate layer disposed on the interlayer dielectric. The semiconductor device further includes an inter-gate plug filled in the inter-gate via hole and electrically connected to the gate electrode and the inter-gate layer, and a gate field plate being separated from the gate electrode and electrically connected to the gate electrode through the inter-gate layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: DELTA ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Li-Fan Lin, Chun-Chieh Yang, Wen-Chia Liao, Ching-Chuan Shiue, Shih-Peng Chen
  • Patent number: 10414088
    Abstract: A platform structure for manufacturing a scaffold for use in tissue engineering, comprising a frame; a ring-shaped thermally conductive member fixedly disposed in the frame; a thermally conductive platform centrally movably disposed in the ring-shaped thermally conductive member and having edges in direct contact with inner walls of the ring-shaped thermally conductive member, wherein the thermally conductive platform and the ring-shaped thermally conductive member together define a space of a variable depth; a vertically movable mechanism connected to a bottom of the thermally conductive platform and adapted to drive the thermally conductive platform to sink and thus increase gradually the depth of the space; and a low temperature generating mechanism connected to the ring-shaped thermally conductive member and the thermally conductive platform to cool down the ring-shaped thermally conductive member and the thermally conductive platform, to prevent deformation and ensure uniform dimensions of tall scaffolds
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL CENTRAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Chao-Yaug Liao, Ching-Shiow Tseng, Fang-Chieh Tu, Yen-Sheng Lin, Wei-Jen Wu
  • Publication number: 20190259906
    Abstract: A semiconductor light-emitting device comprises a substrate; a first adhesive layer on the substrate; multiple epitaxial units on the first adhesive layer; a second adhesive layer on the multiple epitaxial units; multiple first electrodes between the first adhesive layer and the multiple epitaxial units, and contacting the first adhesive layer and the multiple epitaxial units; and multiple second electrodes between the second adhesive layer and the multiple epitaxial units, and contacting the second adhesive layer and the multiple epitaxial units; wherein the multiple epitaxial units are totally separated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Hsin-Chih Chiu, Chih-Chiang Lu, Chun-Yu Lin, Ching-Huai Ni, Yi-Ming Chen, Tzu-Chieh Hsu, Ching-Pei Lin
  • Patent number: 10390020
    Abstract: A video encoding method includes receiving a source video frame, dividing the source video frame into a coding tree unit, determining a coding unit from the coding tree unit, enabling or disabling a coding mode of the coding unit, determining, if the coding mode is enabled, whether to evaluate a size of a transform unit for the enabled coding mode, and determining a transform unit of the coding unit for the enabled coding mode, wherein the size of the coding unit is defined by a number (N) of samples.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Yao-Jen Chang, Chun-Lung Lin, Jih-Sheng Tu, Ching-Chieh Lin
  • Patent number: 10360339
    Abstract: Provided is an integrated circuit (IC) manufacturing method. The method includes receiving an IC design layout, wherein the IC design layout includes multiple IC regions and each of the IC regions includes an initial IC pattern. The method further includes performing a correction process to a first IC region, thereby modifying the initial IC pattern in the first IC region to result in a first corrected IC pattern in the first IC region, wherein the correction process includes location effect correction. The method further includes replacing the initial IC pattern in a second IC region with the first corrected IC pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hung-Chun Wang, Ching-Hsu Chang, Chun-Hung Wu, Cheng Kun Tsai, Feng-Ju Chang, Feng-Lung Lin, Ming-Hsuan Wu, Ping-Chieh Wu, Ru-Gun Liu, Wen-Chun Huang, Wen-Hao Liu
  • Patent number: 10357297
    Abstract: A bionic apparatus is provided. The bionic apparatus includes a flexible portion having a plurality of pores, a rigid portion connected with the flexible portion, and a supporting element disposed in the flexible portion. The pore size of each pore is between 50 ?m to 500 ?m. The flexible portion, the rigid portion and the supporting element are one-piece formed by a additive manufacturing process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignees: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
    Inventors: Pei-Yi Tsai, Chih-Chieh Huang, Yi-Hung Wen, Hsin-Hsin Shen, Yi-Hung Lin, De-Yau Lin, Jui-Sheng Sun, Chuan-Sheng Chuang, An-Li Chen, Ching-Chih Lin
  • Patent number: 10361234
    Abstract: An interconnect apparatus and a method of forming the interconnect apparatus is provided. Two substrates, such as wafers, dies, or a wafer and a die, are bonded together. A first mask is used to form a first opening extending partially to an interconnect formed on the first wafer. A dielectric liner is formed, and then another etch process is performed using the same mask. The etch process continues to expose interconnects formed on the first substrate and the second substrate. The opening is filled with a conductive material to form a conductive plug.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shih Pei Chou, Hung-Wen Hsu, Ching-Chung Su, Chun-Han Tsao, Chia-Chieh Lin, Shu-Ting Tsai, Jiech-Fun Lu, Shih-Chang Liu, Yeur-Luen Tu, Chia-Shiung Tsai
  • Publication number: 20190221548
    Abstract: In some embodiments, the present disclosure relates to a method of forming a multi-dimensional integrated chip. The method includes forming a first plurality of interconnect layers within a first dielectric structure on a front-side of a first substrate and forming a second plurality of interconnect layers within a second dielectric structure on a front-side of a second substrate. A first redistribution layer coupled to the first plurality of interconnect layers is bonded to a second redistribution layer coupled to the second plurality of interconnect layers along an interface. A recess is formed within a back-side of the second substrate and over the second plurality of interconnect layers. A bond pad is formed within the recess. The bond pad is laterally separated from the first redistribution layer by a non-zero distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Sin-Yao Huang, Chun-Chieh Chuang, Ching-Chun Wang, Sheng-Chau Chen, Dun-Nian Yaung, Feng-Chi Hung, Yung-Lung Lin
  • Publication number: 20190182503
    Abstract: A method and an image processing apparatus for video coding are proposed. The method is applicable to an image processing apparatus and includes the following steps. A current coding unit is received, and the number of control points of a current coding unit is set, where the number of control points is greater than or equal to 3. At least one affine model is generated based on the number of control points, and an affine motion vector corresponding to each of the at least one affine model is computed. A motion vector predictor of the current coding unit is computed based on the at least one motion vector so as to accordingly perform inter-prediction coding on the current coding unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Yi-Ting Tsai, Ching-Chieh Lin, Chun-Lung Lin
  • Publication number: 20190155531
    Abstract: A flash memory controller for controlling a flash memory module includes a communication interface for receiving a first data and a second data; and a processing circuit for dynamically controlling a data writing mode of the flash memory module according to an amount of stored data in the flash memory module. If the amount of stored data in the flash memory module is less than a first threshold when the communication interface receives the first data, the processing circuit controls the flash memory module so that the first data is written into the first data block under an one-bit-per-cell mode. If the amount of stored data in the flash memory module is greater than the first threshold when the communication interface receives the second data, the processing circuit controls the flash memory module so that the second data is written into the second data block under a two-bit-per-cell mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Tsung-Chieh Yang, Chun-Chieh Kuo, Ching-Hui Lin, Yang-Chih Shen
  • Publication number: 20190148266
    Abstract: Present disclosure provides a semiconductor structure, including a semiconductor substrate having an active side, an interconnect layer in proximity to the active side of the semiconductor substrate, and a through substrate via extending from the semiconductor substrate to a first metal layer of the interconnect layer. The TSV being wider than the continuous metal feature. Present disclosure also provides a method for manufacturing the semiconductor structure described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: MIN-FENG KAO, DUN-NIAN YAUNG, JEN-CHENG LIU, CHING-CHUN WANG, KUAN-CHIEH HUANG, HSING-CHIH LIN, YI-SHIN CHU
  • Publication number: 20190140488
    Abstract: An integrated circuit (IC) includes a first circuit layer that includes a first wireless power transfer (WPT) device, a first chip electrically connected to the first circuit layer, and a first tracking circuit disposed in the first chip. The first WPT device may be configured to extract energy from an electromagnetic signal and provide an output voltage. The first tracking circuit may be powered by the output voltage of the first WPT device and may output tracking data in response to an instruction extracted from the electromagnetic signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: MIN-JER WANG, CHING-NEN PENG, CHEWN-PU JOU, FENG WEI KUO, HAO CHEN, HUNG-CHIH LIN, HUAN-NENG CHEN, KUANG-KAI YEN, MING-CHIEH LIU, TSUNG-HSIUNG LEE
  • Patent number: 10225556
    Abstract: A method of encoding or decoding coding units of a video content in a palette coding mode using an adaptive palette predictor is provided. The method includes adaptively determining a maximum size of the adaptive palette predictor based on at least one of a complexity of the video content and coding quality of the video content; and encoding or decoding the coding units of the video content in the palette coding mode using the adaptive palette predictor while limiting the adaptive palette predictor that is derived from all palette(s) of previously encoded or decoded coding unit(s) of the video content within the maximum size determined in the adaptively determining step. An apparatus of encoding or decoding coding units of a video content in a palette coding mode using an adaptive palette predictor is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Ching-Chieh Lin, Yao-Jen Chang, Chun-Lung Lin, Jih-Sheng Tu
  • Patent number: 10187639
    Abstract: An encoding, a decoding method, a system for encoding and decoding, an encoder, and a decoder are provided. The encoding method includes the following. In a palette mode, if colors of pixels of a coding unit block are all represented by one or more major colors of the coding unit block, a flag is set as a first state value, and if the color of at least one pixel of the coding unit block is not represented by the one or more major colors of the coding unit block, the flag is set as a second state value. The encoding method further includes establishing a palette table corresponding to the coding unit block according to a state value of the flag and the one or more major colors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Yao-Jen Chang, Chun-Lung Lin, Ching-Chieh Lin, Jih-Sheng Tu, Chao-Hsiung Hung
  • Publication number: 20190014325
    Abstract: A video encoding method, a video decoding method, a video encoder and a video decoder are provided. The video encoding method includes the followings. An image is received. The image is divided into a plurality of blocks. An encoding procedure is performed on each of the plurality of blocks, wherein the encoding procedure includes the followings. A particular block in the blocks is uniformly divided into a plurality of sub-blocks with the same size according to a segmentation parameter. An intra prediction is performed on the respective sub-blocks, so that a plurality of prediction modes corresponding to the sub-blocks is found. The sub-blocks are indexed according to the prediction modes and an index map is generated accordingly. The index code information is generated according to the index map. The particular block is encoded according to the index coding information so that video coding data is generated correspondingly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Ching-Chieh LIN, Chun-Lung LIN, Po-Han LIN
  • Publication number: 20190014324
    Abstract: A method and a system for intra prediction in image encoding are provided. The method used for performing an intra prediction of a target coding unit includes following steps. A first adjacent prediction direction of a first adjacent coding unit which is adjacent to the target adjacent coding unit is obtained. A second adjacent prediction direction of a second adjacent coding unit which is adjacent to the target adjacent coding unit is obtained. The second adjacent coding unit is different from the first adjacent coding unit. A plurality of target prediction values of a plurality of target pixels are obtained from the first adjacent coding unit and the second adjacent coding unit at least according to the first adjacent prediction direction and the second adjacent prediction direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Po-Han LIN, Chun-Lung LIN, Ching-Chieh LIN
  • Publication number: 20180131949
    Abstract: An encoding method and an encoder are provided. The encoding method includes receiving a first coding unit of a frame, and selecting a first index pixel and a second index pixel from pixels of the frame and setting index values corresponding to the two index pixels, where a color of the first index pixel is different to a color of the second index pixel. The encoding method includes indexing each pixel in the first coding unit to generate an index map. The encoding method includes generating a coding value corresponding to the first coding unit according to the index map, and transmitting the coding value to a decoder, wherein only an index value corresponding to a 1st scanned pixel in the pixels of the first coding unit in the index map is recorded in the coding value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Yao-Jen Chang, Chun-Lung Lin, Chao-Hsiung Hung, Ching-Chieh Lin, Jih-Sheng Tu
  • Publication number: 20180103251
    Abstract: A method for selecting a prediction mode of an intra prediction, a video encoding device and an image processing apparatus are provided. The method includes following steps. Multiple prediction costs corresponding to multiple prediction modes of the intra prediction are calculated according to a block of an input image in case that a transform unit transforms according to a default transform index. Multiple candidate prediction modes are selected from the prediction modes based on the prediction costs corresponding to the prediction modes. Multiple distortion costs corresponding to the candidate prediction modes under a plurality of transform indexes are calculated based on the block and the prediction costs corresponding to the candidate prediction modes. And, one of the candidate prediction modes is selected according to the distortion costs to serve as a prediction mode to be used of the intra prediction corresponding to the block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chun-Lung Lin, Ching-Chieh Lin, Po-Han Lin
  • Publication number: 20180084251
    Abstract: An encoding, a decoding method, a system for encoding and decoding, an encoder, and a decoder are provided. The encoding method includes the following. In a palette mode, if colors of pixels of a coding unit block are all represented by one or more major colors of the coding unit block, a flag is set as a first state value, and if the color of at least one pixel of the coding unit block is not represented by the one or more major colors of the coding unit block, the flag is set as a second state value. The encoding method further includes establishing a palette table corresponding to the coding unit block according to a state value of the flag and the one or more major colors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Yao-Jen Chang, Chun-Lung Lin, Ching-Chieh Lin, Jih-Sheng Tu, Chao-Hsiung Hung
  • Publication number: 20180054623
    Abstract: The disclosure is directed to a method of color palette coding and an electronic device using the same method. The proposed method would include not limited to encoding, by using a processor, a bit stream to represent a color of a coding unit and storing the bit stream in a storage medium or transmitting the bit stream. The bit stream would include not limited to a binary bit representing a run flag, a N binary bit sequence representing up to 2N major colors in a coding unit with each of the possible values of the N binary bit sequence representing an unique major color index of N major color indices, and a M binary bit sequence representing up to 2M extended colors with each of the possible values of the M binary bit sequence representing an unique extended color index of M extended color indices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Publication date: February 22, 2018
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Ching-Chieh Lin, Chun-Lung Lin, Yao-Jen Chang, Jih-Sheng Tu