Patents by Inventor Chun-An Chen

Chun-An 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: 20220149039
    Abstract: A semiconductor device structure is provided. The semiconductor device structure includes a first fin structure and an adjacent second fin structure protruding from the semiconductor substrate and an isolation structure formed in the semiconductor substrate and in direct contact with the first fin structure and the second fin structure. The first fin structure and the second fin structure each include a first portion protruding above a top surface of the isolation structure, a second portion in direct contact with a bottom surface of the first portion, and a third portion extending from a bottom of the second portion. A top width of the third portion is different than a bottom width of the third portion and a bottom width of the second portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Ta-Chun LIN, Tien-Shao CHUANG, Kuang-Cheng TAI, Chun-Hung CHEN, Chih-Hung HSIEH, Kuo-Hua PAN, Jhon-Jhy LIAW
  • Publication number: 20220143484
    Abstract: A scoring system of automatically detecting body motion includes a storage, a first motion sensor, and a processor. The storage is configured to store standard motion signal data corresponding to a multimedia signal, which the standard motion signal data includes a plurality of scoring segments, and the plurality of scoring segments are generated according to beat data of the multimedia signal and the standard motion signal data. The first motion sensor is configured to receive a first sensing signal, which the first sensing signal is generated by a set of user-motion according to the multimedia signal. The processor is configured to recognize user's motion signal of the first sensing signal and acquire to-be-scored-motion signal data corresponding to the plurality of scoring segments; and compare the to-be-scored-motion signal data corresponding to each of the plurality of scoring segments with the standard motion signal data to generate a score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Hsing-Man WANG, An-Chun CHEN, Yu-Chen CHENG
  • Patent number: 11328791
    Abstract: A method for determining a human subject's risk of developing acute kidney injury (AKI) from acute myocardial infarction (AMI) includes: obtaining a blood sample; determining at least two miRNA expression levels therein, which are selected from miR-23a-3p, miR-24-3p, and miR-145-5p expression levels; calculating probability of developing AKI from AMI based on the at least two miRNA expression levels and a logistic regression model; comparing the probability with a predetermined standard; and determining that the human subject is at the risk of developing AKI when the probability is higher than the predetermined standard. A composition may be administered to the human subject for inhibiting development of AKI, if any.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignees: Chang Gung University, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou
    Inventors: Pao-Hsien Chu, Yu-Sun Chang, Chia-Chun Chen, Pei-Chun Fan
  • Patent number: 11323879
    Abstract: Example implementations relate to device management. In some examples, a system may include a computing device comprising executable instructions to authenticate the computing device to a first wireless network, implementing a first level of security, while in an active state. A system may include a computing device comprising executable instructions to disconnect from the first wireless network responsive to entering a sleep state. A system may include a computing device comprising executable instructions to provide, from a basic input/output system (BIOS) of the computing device, a wireless parameter for a second wireless network implementing a second level of security. A system may include a computing device comprising executable instructions to connect to the second wireless network while in the sleep state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Isaac Lagnado, Danny Farnyih Meng, Steven Petit, Chung-Chun Chen
  • Patent number: 11319434
    Abstract: A block copolymer is provided. The block copolymer includes a first block including repeat units represented by formula (I), and a second block connected to the first block and including repeat units represented by formula (II) or (III). The disclosure also provides a method for preparing the block copolymer and a thin film structure including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Meei-Yu Hsu, Yi-Chun Chen, Kai-Chi Chen
  • Patent number: 11321579
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for generating a places dataset comprising place data from multiple data sources each having a plurality of place data. Based on the places dataset, the systems and methods generate local clusters comprising places located within a predetermined distance, generate probable pairs of places in each local cluster, and distribute the probable pairs to one or more processors to determine similar edges between one or more places in each local cluster based on a plurality of combined similarity measures indicating whether or not a place is similar to another place. The systems and methods further generate similar pairs based on the combined similarity measures and convert the similar pairs into connected components comprising groups of similar places based on a best similar edge from all the candidates for a group of similar places.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Uber Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Kapil Gupta, Sai Bhuvan Teja Balla, Susmit Biswas, Chun-Chen Kuo, Jeremy Hintz
  • Publication number: 20220130980
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a first source/drain region on an upper surface of a semiconductor substrate that extends along a first direction to define a length and a second direction opposite the first direction to define a width. A channel region extends vertically in a direction perpendicular to the first and second directions from a first end contacting the first source/drain region to an opposing second end contacting a second source/drain region. A gate surrounds a channel portion of the channel region, and a first doped source/drain extension region is located between the first source/drain region and the channel portion. The first doped source/drain extension region has a thickness extending along the vertical direction. A second doped source/drain extension region is located between the second source/drain region and the channel portion. The second doped source/drain extension region has a thickness extending along the vertical direction that matches the first thickness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2022
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Inventors: Chun-Chen Yeh, Alexander Reznicek, Veeraraghavan Basker, Junli Wang
  • Publication number: 20220131017
    Abstract: Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards an image sensor with a passivation layer for dark current reduction. A device layer overlies a substrate. Further, a cap layer overlies the device layer. The cap and device layers and the substrate are semiconductor materials, and the device layer has a smaller bandgap than the cap layer and the substrate. For example, the cap layer and the substrate may be silicon, whereas the device layer may be or comprise germanium. A photodetector is in the device and cap layers, and the passivation layer overlies the cap layer. The passivation layer comprises a high k dielectric material and induces formation of a dipole moment along a top surface of the cap layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2021
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Inventors: Chen-Hao Chiang, Eugene I-Chun Chen, Chih-Ming Chen
  • Publication number: 20220129405
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a board, a first latch mechanism, and an expansion card. A controller is disposed on the board. The first latch mechanism is disposed on the board. The first latch mechanism is electrically connected to the controller. The expansion card is plugged in the first latch mechanism and disposed over the board. The expansion card is electrically connected to the controller through the first latch mechanism. The controller determines a connecting condition of the first latch mechanism according to a connecting signal provided by the expansion card.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: Wiwynn Corporation
    Inventors: Wei-Fang Chang, Yu-Chun Chen, Pei-Zhen Tsai, Chung-Hui Yen
  • Publication number: 20220131326
    Abstract: A laser inspection system is provided. A laser source emits a laser with a first spectrum and the laser is transmitted by a first optical fiber. A gain optical fiber doped with special ions is connected to the first optical fiber, and a light detector is provided around the gain optical fiber. When the laser with the first spectrum passes through the gain optical fiber, the gain optical fiber absorbs part of the energy level of the laser with the first spectrum, so that the laser with the first spectrum is converted to generate light with a second spectrum based on the frequency conversion phenomenon. The light detector detects the intensity of the light with the second spectrum, so that the power of the laser source can be obtained.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2020
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Inventors: Yi-Chi Lee, Hsin-Chia Su, Shih-Ting Lin, Yu-Cheng Song, Fu-Shun Ho, Chih-Chun Chen
  • Publication number: 20220131275
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an apparatus for waveguide transmission and an antenna array including the apparatus. The apparatus for waveguide transition includes a dielectric substrate, a transmission line structure, a conductor pattern for shorting a waveguide, and a plurality of vias. The transmission line structure includes a ground conductor pattern separated from a strip conductor pattern by the dielectric substrate, wherein the ground conductor pattern has a ground aperture portion. The waveguide is electrically coupled to the strip conductor pattern. The vias are electrically coupled to the ground conductor pattern and the conductor pattern for shorting the waveguide. The waveguide is connected to the dielectric substrate so as to correspond to the ground aperture portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2020
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Inventors: Chang-Chun Chen, Wei Huang Chen, Tung-Hua Yang
  • Patent number: 11314318
    Abstract: A server system and a power-saving method thereof are provided. The power-saving method includes: enabling, by a programmable logic unit in a working mode, a power-on control unit to operate according to a working power; determining, by the power-on control unit in the working mode, whether a power-saving power-off signal is received, and when the power-saving power-off signal is received, controlling, by the power-on control unit, the server system to be powered off and switched from the working mode to a soft-off mode; operating, by the programmable logic unit, according to standby power to enable, in the soft-off mode, the power-on control unit to operate according to the standby power; and turning off, by a baseboard management control unit, the programmable logic unit according to the power-saving power-off signal when the power-on control unit operates according to the standby power, to turn off the power-on control unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: MITAC COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Cheng-Chun Chen, Jing-Chin Huang, Chih-Peng Chang
  • Patent number: 11314313
    Abstract: Screen casting on between two devices is described. In an example implementation, a communication link is established by a first device with a second device for casting a screen of the second device on the first device. Upon establishing the communication link, a command message is sent by the first device to the second device to set a backlight of the screen of the second device based on user backlight settings. When no user activity is detected on the second device for a specific time period, a request message is received by the first device from the second device, indicating switching the backlight of the screen of the second device to power-saving backlight settings. In response to the request message, a command message is sent by the first device to the second device to set the backlight of the screen of the second device based on the power-saving backlight settings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: YK Hsieh, Han-Kuang Chang, Chung-Chun Chen, Leo Joseph Gerten
  • Patent number: 11315229
    Abstract: A method for training a defect detector comprises: obtaining a first reference image of a first reference object, wherein the first reference object has a defect and the first reference image has a first label indicating the defect; training a reconstruction model according to a second reference image of a second reference object associated with the first reference object, wherein a defect level of the second reference object is in a tolerable range with an upper limit; obtaining a target image of a target object associated with the first reference object and the second reference object; generating a second label according to the target image, the reconstruction model and an error calculation procedure, wherein the second label comprises a defect of the target object; and training a defect detector by performing a machine learning algorithm according to the first reference image, the target image and the second label.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yi-Chun Chen, Trista Pei-Chun Chen, Daniel Stanley Young Tan, Wei-Chao Chen
  • Publication number: 20220117506
    Abstract: An electromyography signal analysis device and an electromyography signal analysis method are disclosed. The electromyography signal analysis device selects at least one reference indicator from a reference indicator set according to a category-selecting command from a user, and then determines at least one category of noise according to the at least one reference indicator. Next, the electromyography signal analysis device selects at least one filter from a filter set according to the at least one category of noise, and then configures the at least one filter. Subsequently, the electromyography signal analysis device filters an electromyography signal with the at least one configured filter, and analyzes the filtered electromyography signal according to the at least one reference indicator to generate an analysis result in response to the category-selecting command.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2020
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Inventors: Yan-Tong LIU, Chun CHEN, Chih-Hao HSU
  • Publication number: 20220122950
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a semiconductor structure including a first substrate having a first surface, a first semiconductor device package disposed on the first surface of the first substrate, and a second semiconductor device package disposed on the first surface of the first substrate. The first semiconductor device package and the second semiconductor device package have a first signal transmission path through the first substrate and a second signal transmission path insulated from the first substrate. The present disclosure also provides an electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2020
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuanhao YU, Chun Chen CHEN, Shang Chien CHEN
  • Publication number: 20220124487
    Abstract: An RF fingerprint signal processing device configured for executing a machine learning algorithm on a plurality of input signals. The RF fingerprint signal processing device includes a receiver-feature determination circuit and a classifying determination circuit. The receiver-feature determination circuit is configured to compute on the plurality of input signals in a neural network. The classifying determination circuit is coupled with the receiver-feature determination circuit, and the classifying determination circuit is configured to send feedback information of a receiver-feature component to the receiver-feature determination circuit. The receiver-feature determination circuit decreases the receiver-feature weight of the neural network. The receiver-feature weight is associated with the receiver-feature component, and the receiver-feature weight which is decreased is applied for computing an output value of the neural network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Inventors: Ting-Yu LIN, Ping-Chun CHEN, Chia-Min LAI
  • Patent number: 11309408
    Abstract: A method of forming the fin structure that includes forming a replacement gate structure on a channel region of the at least one replacement fin structure; and forming an encapsulating dielectric encapsulating the replacement fin structure leaving a portion of the replacement gate structure exposed. The exposed portion of the replacement gate structure is etched to provide an opening through the encapsulating dielectric to the replacement fin structure. The replacement fin structure is etched selectively to the dielectric to provide a fin opening having a geometry dictated by the encapsulating dielectric. Functional fin structures of a second semiconductor material is epitaxially grown on the growth surface of the substrate substantially filling the fin opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Effendi Leobandung, Chun-chen Yeh
  • Publication number: 20220112729
    Abstract: A floor frame includes at least two spaced longitudinal support strips and at least one lateral support strip. Each longitudinal support strip has longitudinal upper and lower portions and a pair of longitudinal side walls. A shoulder is designed on at least one of the pair longitudinal side walls and located between the longitudinal upper and lower portions. Two shoulders of the two longitudinal support strips are opposite to each other. The lateral support strip includes lateral upper and lower portions and a pair of lateral side walls. Two ends of the lateral support strip are placed on the two shoulders of the longitudinal support strips, respectively. A plurality of longitudinal and lateral support strips constitutes a grid-type structure under the distribution of longitudinal and lateral directions to provide the placement and fixation of a plurality of floor panels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Inventor: Hung-Chun Chen
  • Patent number: 11292107
    Abstract: An engagement structure of a socket wrench contains: a body including a drive head, an accommodation chamber, a ratchet member received, a hexagonal groove, a circular large-diameter notch, multiple recessed, and a hexagonal small-diameter orifice. The hexagonal groove is configured to accommodate a locating sleeve. The locating sleeve includes an upper extension, a hexagonal positioning portion, a hexagonal receiving hole, multiple columns, two opposite central holes, two steel balls, and a slot. The locating sleeve further includes multiple springs fitted on the multiple columns of the multiple cutouts. The upper extension of the locating sleeve is connected with of the hexagonal small-diameter orifice and a hexagonal coupling aperture of a control disc, and a C-shaped retainer is engaged in the slot of the locating sleeve so that the C-shaped retainer abuts against the control disc, thus connecting the ratchet member, the locating sleeve, and the control disc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: YUNG FONG TOOLS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tzu-Chun Chen