Patents by Inventor Ching-Hua Hsieh

Ching-Hua Hsieh 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: 11901258
    Abstract: A semiconductor structure includes a die embedded in a molding material, the die having die connectors on a first side; a first redistribution structure at the first side of the die, the first redistribution structure being electrically coupled to the die through the die connectors; a second redistribution structure at a second side of the die opposing the first side; and a thermally conductive material in the second redistribution structure, the die being interposed between the thermally conductive material and the first redistribution structure, the thermally conductive material extending through the second redistribution structure, and the thermally conductive material being electrically isolated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hao-Jan Pei, Wei-Yu Chen, Chia-Shen Cheng, Chih-Chiang Tsao, Cheng-Ting Chen, Chia-Lun Chang, Chih-Wei Lin, Hsiu-Jen Lin, Ching-Hua Hsieh, Chung-Shi Liu
  • Publication number: 20240047446
    Abstract: A semiconductor package and a manufacturing method thereof are described. The semiconductor package includes a package having dies encapsulated by an encapsulant, a redistribution circuit structure, first and second modules and affixing blocks. The redistribution circuit structure is disposed on the package. The first and second modules are disposed on and respectively electrically connected to the redistribution circuit structure by first and second connectors disposed there-between. The first and second modules are adjacent to each other and disposed side by side on the redistribution circuit structure. The affixing blocks are disposed on the redistribution circuit structure and between the first and second modules and the redistribution circuit structure. The affixing blocks include first footing portions located below the first module, second footing portions located below the second module, and exposed portions exposed from the first and second modules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2022
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Mao-Yen Chang, Chun-Cheng Lin, Chih-Wei Lin, Yi-Da Tsai, Hsaing-Pin Kuan, Chih-Chiang Tsao, Hsuan-Ting Kuo, Hsiu-Jen Lin, Yu-Chia Lai, Kuo-Lung Pan, Hao-Yi Tsai, Ching-Hua Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20240038626
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes a first redistribution circuit structure, a semiconductor die, and an electrically conductive structure. The semiconductor die is disposed over and electrically coupled to the first redistribution circuit structure. The electrically conductive structure connects a non-active side of the semiconductor die to a conductive feature of the first redistribution circuit structure, where the semiconductor die is thermally couped to the first redistribution circuit structure through the electrically conductive structure, and the electrically conductive structure includes a structure of multi-layer with different materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2022
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kai-Fung Chang, Sheng-Feng Weng, Ming-Yu Yen, Kai-Ming Chiang, Wei-Jhan Tsai, Chih-Wei Lin, Ching-Hua Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20240033316
    Abstract: Provided is a nanoparticle or a pharmaceutical composition including the same for treating or remitting a neovascularization or an angiogenesis in eye segments, and the nanoparticle includes a hyaluronic acid and a therapeutic peptide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2022
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Inventors: CHING-LI TSENG, YU-WEN CHENG, YU-YI WU, ERH-HSUAN HSIEH, JIA-HUA LIANG, FAN-LI LIN
  • Patent number: 11878388
    Abstract: A polishing pad, a polishing apparatus and a method of manufacturing a semiconductor package using the same are provided. In some embodiments, a polishing pad includes a sub-pad portion and a top pad portion over the sub-pad portion. The top pad portion includes a plurality of grooves having a first width and a plurality of openings having a second width different from the first width, and the openings are located in a center zone of the polishing pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kuan-Cheng Wang, Ching-Hua Hsieh, Yi-Yang Lei
  • Patent number: 11874513
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a package structure including an electro-optical circuit board, a fanout package disposed over the electro-optical circuit board is provided. The electro-optical circuit board includes an optical waveguide. The fanout package includes a first optical input/output portion, a second optical input/output portion and a plurality of electrical input/output terminals electrically connected to the electro-optical circuit board. The first optical input/output portion is optically coupled to the second optical input/output portion through the optical waveguide of the electro-optical circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2023
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Chia-Lun Chang, Ching-Hua Hsieh, Cheng-Ting Chen, Hsiu-Jen Lin, Hsuan-Ting Kuo, Chia-Shen Cheng, Chih-Chiang Tsao
  • Patent number: 11862577
    Abstract: Provided is a package structure, including a die, a plurality of through vias, an encapsulant, a plurality of first connectors, a warpage control material and a protection material. The plurality of through vias are disposed around the die. The encapsulant laterally encapsulate the die and the plurality of through vias. The plurality of first connectors are electrically connected to a first surface of the plurality of through vias. The warpage control material is disposed over a first surface of the die. The protection material is disposed over the encapsulant, around the plurality of first connectors and the warpage control material. A Young's modulus of the warpage control material is greater than a Young's modulus of the encapsulant, and the Young's modulus of the encapsulant is greater than a Young's modulus of the protection material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hao-Jan Pei, Ching-Hua Hsieh, Hsiu-Jen Lin, Wei-Yu Chen, Chia-Shen Cheng, Chih-Chiang Tsao, Jen-Jui Yu, Cheng-Shiuan Wong
  • Patent number: 11855006
    Abstract: A memory device including a base semiconductor die, conductive terminals, memory dies, an insulating encapsulation and a buffer cap is provided. The conductive terminals are disposed on a first surface of the base semiconductor die. The memory dies are stacked over a second surface of the base semiconductor die, and the second surface of the base semiconductor die is opposite to the first surface of the base semiconductor die. The insulating encapsulation is disposed on the second surface of the base semiconductor die and laterally encapsulates the memory dies. The buffer cap covers the first surface of the base semiconductor die, sidewalls of the base semiconductor die and sidewalls of the insulating encapsulation. A package structure including the above-mentioned memory device is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kai-Ming Chiang, Chao-wei Li, Wei-Lun Tsai, Chia-Min Lin, Yi-Da Tsai, Sheng-Feng Weng, Yu-Hao Chen, Sheng-Hsiang Chiu, Chih-Wei Lin, Ching-Hua Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20230386974
    Abstract: A semiconductor package and a manufacturing method are provided. The semiconductor package includes a carrier substrate, a through substrate via (TSV), a first conductive pattern, and an encapsulated die. The TSV penetrates through the carrier substrate and includes a first portion and a second portion connected to the first portion, the first portion includes a first slanted sidewall with a first slope, the second portion includes a second slanted sidewall with a second slope, and the first slope is substantially milder than the second slope. The first conductive pattern is disposed on the carrier substrate and connected to the first portion of the TSV. The encapsulated die is disposed on the carrier substrate and electrically coupled to the TSV through the first conductive pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2023
    Publication date: November 30, 2023
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jen-Chun Liao, Sung-Yueh Wu, Chien-Ling Hwang, Ching-Hua Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20230387039
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes a first package component comprising: an integrated circuit die; an encapsulant surrounding the integrated circuit die; and a fan-out structure electrically connected to the integrated circuit die, wherein a first opening extends completely through the fan-out structure and at least partially through the encapsulant in a cross-sectional view, and wherein the encapsulant at least completely surrounds the first opening in a top-down view. The semiconductor package further includes a package substrate bonded to the first package component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2022
    Publication date: November 30, 2023
    Inventors: Sung-Yueh Wu, Jen-Chun Liao, Mao-Yen Chang, Yu-Chia Lai, Chien Ling Hwang, Ching-Hua Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20230386862
    Abstract: A method includes forming regions of solder paste on a redistribution structure, wherein the solder paste has a first melting temperature; forming solder bumps on an interconnect structure, wherein the solder bumps have a second melting temperature that is greater than the first melting temperature; placing the solder bumps on the regions of solder paste; performing a first reflow process at a first reflow temperature for a first duration of time, wherein the first reflow temperature is less than the second melting temperature; and after performing the first reflow process, performing a second reflow process at a second reflow temperature for a second duration of time, wherein the second reflow temperature is greater than the second melting temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2023
    Publication date: November 30, 2023
    Inventors: Wei-Yu Chen, Hao-Jan Pei, Hsuan-Ting Kuo, Chih-Chiang Tsao, Jen-Jui Yu, Philip Yu-Shuan Chung, Chia-Lun Chang, Hsiu-Jen Lin, Ching-Hua Hsieh
  • Patent number: 11830746
    Abstract: A method includes forming regions of solder paste on a redistribution structure, wherein the solder paste has a first melting temperature; forming solder bumps on an interconnect structure, wherein the solder bumps have a second melting temperature that is greater than the first melting temperature; placing the solder bumps on the regions of solder paste; performing a first reflow process at a first reflow temperature for a first duration of time, wherein the first reflow temperature is less than the second melting temperature; and after performing the first reflow process, performing a second reflow process at a second reflow temperature for a second duration of time, wherein the second reflow temperature is greater than the second melting temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wei-Yu Chen, Hao-Jan Pei, Hsuan-Ting Kuo, Chih-Chiang Tsao, Jen-Jui Yu, Philip Yu-Shuan Chung, Chia-Lun Chang, Hsiu-Jen Lin, Ching-Hua Hsieh
  • Patent number: 11830781
    Abstract: A package structure includes an insulating encapsulation, at least one die, and conductive structures. The at least one die is encapsulated in the insulating encapsulation. The conductive structures are located aside of the at least one die and surrounded by the insulating encapsulation, and at least one of the conductive structures is electrically connected to the at least one die. Each of the conductive structures has a first surface, a second surface opposite to the first surface and a slant sidewall connecting the first surface and the second surface, and each of the conductive structures has a top diameter greater than a bottom diameter thereof, and wherein each of the conductive structures has a plurality of pores distributed therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Wei-Yu Chen, Chih-Hua Chen, Ching-Hua Hsieh, Hsiu-Jen Lin, Yu-Chih Huang, Yu-Peng Tsai, Chia-Shen Cheng, Chih-Chiang Tsao, Jen-Jui Yu
  • Publication number: 20230378040
    Abstract: A package structure includes a carrier substrate, a die, and an encapsulant. The carrier substrate includes through carrier vias (TCV). The die is disposed over the carrier substrate. The die includes a semiconductor substrate and conductive posts disposed over the semiconductor substrate. The conductive posts face away from the carrier substrate. The encapsulant laterally encapsulates the die.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2023
    Publication date: November 23, 2023
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung-Yueh Wu, Chien-Ling Hwang, Jen-Chun Liao, Ching-Hua Hsieh, Pei-Hsuan Lee, Chia-Hung Liu
  • Publication number: 20230369094
    Abstract: A method of handling a workpiece includes the following steps. A workpiece is placed on a chuck body, wherein the workpiece includes a tape carrier extending beyond a periphery of the chuck body and a workpiece body disposed on the tape carrier, and the chuck body includes a seal ring surrounding the periphery of the chuck body; the tape carrier is clamped outside the chuck body, wherein the tape carrier leans against the seal ring and an enclosed space is formed between the chuck body, the tape carrier and the seal ring; and a vacuum seal is formed by evacuating gas from the enclosed space to pull the periphery of the workpiece toward the chuck body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2023
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Cheng-Shiuan Wong, Chih-Chiang Tsao, Chao-Wei Chiu, Hao-Jan Pei, Wei-Yu Chen, Hsiu-Jen Lin, Ching-Hua Hsieh, Chia-Shen Cheng
  • Publication number: 20230369480
    Abstract: A semiconductor device comprises an insulating region surrounding an active area having a channel direction and a transverse direction that is transverse to the channel direction. A source region and a drain region are disposed in the active area, and are spaced apart along the channel direction. A channel is disposed in the active area and is interposed between the source region and the drain region. The channel comprises a two-dimensional electron gas (2DEG). A gate line is oriented along the transverse direction and is disposed on the channel and has a gate width in the channel direction. The gate line comprises gate material. A gate line terminus is disposed at each end of the gate line. Each gate line terminus comprises the gate material. Each gate line terminus has a width in the channel direction that is at least 1.2 time the gate width.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2022
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Inventors: Tzu-Wen Shih, Der-Ming Kuo, Ching-Hua Chiu, Meng-Shao Hsieh, Shih-Hsiang Tai
  • Publication number: 20230360949
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes a semiconductor device, an encapsulating material encapsulating the semiconductor device, and a redistribution structure disposed over the encapsulating material and the semiconductor device. The semiconductor device includes conductive bumps and a dielectric film encapsulating the conductive bumps, where a material of the dielectric film comprises an epoxy resin and a filler. The conductive bumps are isolated from the encapsulating material by the dielectric film. The redistribution structure is electrically connected to the conductive bumps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2023
    Publication date: November 9, 2023
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Sheng-Chieh Yang, Shing-Chao Chen, Ching-Hua Hsieh, Chih-Wei Lin
  • Publication number: 20230347561
    Abstract: A molding apparatus is configured for molding a semiconductor device and includes a lower mold and an upper mold. The lower mold is configured to carry the semiconductor device. The upper mold is disposed above the lower mold for receiving the semiconductor device and includes a mold part and a dynamic part. The mold part is configured to cover the upper surface of the semiconductor device. The dynamic part is disposed around a device receiving region of the upper mold and configured to move relatively to the mold part. A molding method and a molded semiconductor device are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2023
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Sheng-Feng Weng, Ching-Hua Hsieh, Chung-Shi Liu, Chih-Wei Lin, Sheng-Hsiang Chiu, Yao-Tong Lai, Chia-Min Lin
  • Publication number: 20230335523
    Abstract: A semiconductor package includes a substrate, a semiconductor device over the substrate and a plurality of solder joint structures bonded between the semiconductor device and the substrate, wherein each of the plurality of solder joint structures includes, by weight percent, 2% to 23% of Indium (In).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2022
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jen-Jui Yu, Chih-Chiang Tsao, Hsuan-Ting Kuo, Mao-Yen Chang, Hsiu-Jen Lin, Ching-Hua Hsieh, Hao-Jan Pei
  • Publication number: 20230335525
    Abstract: A package structure is provided. The package structure includes a semiconductor chip and a protective layer laterally surrounding the semiconductor chip. The package structure also includes a polymer-containing element over the protective layer. The protective layer is wider than the polymer-containing element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2023
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hao-Jan PEI, Chih-Chiang TSAO, Wei-Yu CHEN, Hsiu-Jen LIN, Ming-Da CHENG, Ching-Hua HSIEH, Chung-Shi LIU