Patents by Inventor Chung-Wei Huang

Chung-Wei Huang 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: 12009238
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for fabricating a semiconductor structure, including disposing a mask at a first position in a first chamber, generating; a first plurality of ions toward the mask by an ionizer, forming a photoresist layer on a substrate, receiving the substrate in the first chamber, and exposing the photoresist layer with actinic radiation through the mask in the first chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2024
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Po-Chien Huang, Chung-Hung Lin, Chih-Wei Wen
  • Patent number: 12009322
    Abstract: A package structure includes a semiconductor device, a molding compound, a first dielectric layer, and a through-via. The molding compound is in contact with a sidewall of the semiconductor device. The first dielectric layer is over the molding compound and the semiconductor device. The through-via is in the molding compound and the first dielectric layer. The through-via is a continuous element and in contact with the first dielectric layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2024
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chih-Hsuan Tai, Ting-Ting Kuo, Yu-Chih Huang, Chih-Wei Lin, Hsiu-Jen Lin, Chih-Hua Chen, Ming-Da Cheng, Ching-Hua Hsieh, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chung-Shi Liu
  • Patent number: 12009345
    Abstract: An embodiment is method including forming a first die package over a carrier substrate, the first die package comprising a first die, forming a first redistribution layer over and coupled to the first die, the first redistribution layer including one or more metal layers disposed in one or more dielectric layers, adhering a second die over the redistribution layer, laminating a first dielectric material over the second die and the first redistribution layer, forming first vias through the first dielectric material to the second die and forming second vias through the first dielectric material to the first redistribution layer, and forming a second redistribution layer over the first dielectric material and over and coupled to the first vias and the second vias.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2023
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2024
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Meng-Tse Chen, Chung-Shi Liu, Chih-Wei Lin, Hui-Min Huang, Hsuan-Ting Kuo, Ming-Da Cheng
  • Patent number: 12002768
    Abstract: A semiconductor package and a manufacturing method for the semiconductor package are provided. The semiconductor package includes a molded semiconductor device, a first redistribution structure, and conductive vias. The molded semiconductor device comprises a sensor die with a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface, wherein the sensor die has an input/output region and a sensing region at the first surface. The first redistribution structure is disposed on the first surface of the sensor die, wherein the first redistribution structure covers the input/output region and exposes the sensing region, and the first redistribution structure comprises a conductive layer having a redistribution pattern and a ring structure. The redistribution pattern is electrically connected with the sensor die. The ring structure surrounds the sensing region and is separated from the redistribution pattern, wherein the ring structure is closer to the sensing region than the redistribution pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yu-Chih Huang, Chih-Hao Chang, Po-Chun Lin, Chun-Ti Lu, Zheng-Gang Tsai, Shih-Wei Chen, Chia-Hung Liu, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chung-Shi Liu
  • Publication number: 20240176335
    Abstract: A fault detection method, includes the following steps. A target sequence is received, the target sequence includes several data. A first moving average operation is performed on the target sequence to establish a first moving average sequence. A second moving average operation is performed on the target sequence to establish a second moving average sequence. A difference operation between the first moving average sequence and the second moving average sequence is performed to obtain a difference sequence, the difference sequence includes several difference values. An upper limit value is set. When one of the difference values is greater than the upper limit value, the target sequence is determines as abnormal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2024
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Inventors: Yung-Yu Yang, Kang-Ping Li, Chih-Kuan Chang, Chung-Chih Hung, Chen-Hui Huang, Nai-Ying Lo, Shih-Wei Huang
  • Publication number: 20240178091
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a device includes: an integrated circuit die; an encapsulant at least partially surrounding the integrated circuit die, the encapsulant including fillers having an average diameter; a through via extending through the encapsulant, the through via having a lower portion of a constant width and an upper portion of a continuously decreasing width, a thickness of the upper portion being greater than the average diameter of the fillers; and a redistribution structure including: a dielectric layer on the through via, the encapsulant, and the integrated circuit die; and a metallization pattern having a via portion extending through the dielectric layer and a line portion extending along the dielectric layer, the metallization pattern being electrically coupled to the through via and the integrated circuit die.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2024
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Inventors: Tzu-Sung Huang, Ming Hung Tseng, Yen-Liang Lin, Hao-Yi Tsai, Chi-Ming Tsai, Chung-Shi Liu, Chih-Wei Lin, Ming-Che Ho
  • Publication number: 20240175854
    Abstract: An air pollution forecast management system including an air quality management device and an Internet of Things (IOT) cloud platform is disclosed. The air quality management device includes a dust particle sensing module being configured to sense gas exhausted from a smoke exhaust flue. The IoT cloud platform is configured to compute, at a second time after a first time, an exhaust gas set of the gas drifting from the first time to the second time by using current-observed meteorological data at the second time, receive a plurality of air-pollution sets at a plurality of geographic locations at the second time, compute a plurality of influencing results of the plurality of air-pollution sets respectively associated with the exhaust gas set, and generate a feedback instruction according to at least one of the plurality of influencing results to control gas emission of the smoke exhaust flue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2023
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Inventors: Chao-Kai CHENG, Szu-Wei HUANG, Yu-Wen CHEN, Chung-Hsiang MU
  • Publication number: 20240178102
    Abstract: A package includes a frontside redistribution layer (RDL) structure, a semiconductor die on the frontside RDL structure, and a backside RDL structure on the semiconductor die including a first RDL, and a backside connector extending from a distal side of the first RDL and including a tapered portion having a width that decreases in a direction away from the first RDL, wherein the tapered portion includes a contact surface at an end of the tapered portion. A method of forming the package may include forming the backside redistribution layer (RDL) structure, attaching a semiconductor die to the backside RDL structure, forming an encapsulation layer around the semiconductor die on the backside RDL structure, and forming a frontside RDL structure on the semiconductor die and the encapsulation layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2023
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Inventors: Chun-Ti LU, Hao-Yi TSAI, Chiahung LIU, Ken-Yu CHANG, Tzuan-Horng LIU, Chih-Hao CHANG, Bo-Jiun LIN, Shih-Wei CHEN, Pei-Rong NI, Hsin-Wei HUANG, Zheng GangTsai, Tai-You LIU, Steve SHIH, Yu-Ting HUANG, Steven SONG, Yu-Ching WANG, Tsung-Yuan YU, Hung-Yi KUO, CHung-Shi LIU, Tsung-Hsien CHIANG, Ming Hung TSENG, Yen-Liang LIN, Tzu-Sung HUANG, Chun-Chih CHUANG
  • Patent number: 11996334
    Abstract: A method includes providing a first channel layer and a second channel layer over a substrate; forming a first patterned hard mask covering the first channel layer and exposing the second channel layer; selectively depositing a cladding layer on the second channel layer and not on the first patterned hard mask; performing a first thermal drive-in process; removing the first patterned hard mask; after removing the first patterned hard mask, forming an interfacial dielectric layer on the cladding layer and the first channel layer; and forming a high-k dielectric layer on the interfacial dielectric layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Chung-Wei Hsu, Kuo-Cheng Chiang, Mao-Lin Huang, Lung-Kun Chu, Jia-Ni Yu, Kuan-Lun Cheng, Chih-Hao Wang
  • Patent number: 11990522
    Abstract: A semiconductor structure includes a substrate and a semiconductor channel layer over the substrate. The semiconductor structure includes a high-k gate dielectric layer over the semiconductor channel layer, a work function metal layer over the high-k gate dielectric layer, and a bulk metal layer over the work function metal layer. The work function metal layer includes a first portion and a second portion over the first portion. Both the first portion and the second portion are conductive. Materials included in the second portion are also included in the first portion. The first portion is doped with silicon at a first dopant concentration, and the second portion is not doped with silicon or is doped with silicon at a second dopant concentration lower than the first dopant concentration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yen-Tien Tung, Szu-Wei Huang, Zhi-Ren Xiao, Yin-Chuan Chuang, Yung-Chien Huang, Kuan-Ting Liu, Tzer-Min Shen, Chung-Wei Wu, Zhiqiang Wu
  • Publication number: 20240153896
    Abstract: A first protective layer is formed on a first die and a second die, and openings are formed within the first protective layer. The first die and the second die are encapsulated such that the encapsulant is thicker than the first die and the second die, and vias are formed within the openings. A redistribution layer can also be formed to extend over the encapsulant, and the first die may be separated from the second die.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2024
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Inventors: Hui-Min Huang, Chih-Wei Lin, Tsai-Tsung Tsai, Ming-Da Cheng, Chung-Shi Liu, Chen-Hua Yu
  • Publication number: 20240145470
    Abstract: A method for processing an integrated circuit includes forming first and second gate all around transistors. The method forms a dipole oxide in the first gate all around transistor without forming the dipole oxide in the second gate all around transistor. This is accomplished by entirely removing an interfacial dielectric layer and a dipole-inducing layer from semiconductor nanosheets of the second gate all around transistor before redepositing the interfacial dielectric layer on the semiconductor nanosheets of the second gate all around transistor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2024
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Inventors: Lung-Kun CHU, Mao-Lin HUANG, Chung-Wei HSU, Jia-Ni YU, Kuo-Cheng CHIANG, Kuan-Lun CHENG, Chih-Hao WANG
  • Publication number: 20240126002
    Abstract: A backlight module includes a light source, a first prism sheet disposed on the light source, and a light type adjustment sheet disposed on a side of the first prism sheet away from the light source and including a base and multiple light type adjustment structures. The multiple light type adjustment structures are disposed on the first surface of the base. Each light type adjustment structure has a first structure surface and a second structure surface connected to each other. The first structure surface of each light type adjustment structure and the first surface of the base form a first base angle therebetween, and the second structure surface of each light type adjustment structure and the first surface of the base form a second base angle therebetween. The angle of the first base angle is different from the angle of the second base angle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2023
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Chih-Jen Tsang, Chung-Wei Huang, Shih-Yen Cheng, Jung-Wei Chang, Han-Yuan Liu, Chun-Wei Lee
  • Patent number: 11961840
    Abstract: A semiconductor device structure is provided. The device includes one or more first semiconductor layers, each first semiconductor layer of the one or more first semiconductor layers is surrounded by a first intermixed layer, wherein the first intermixed layer comprises a first material and a second material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Mao-Lin Huang, Lung-Kun Chu, Chung-Wei Hsu, Jia-Ni Yu, Kuo-Cheng Chiang, Kuan-Lun Cheng, Chih-Hao Wang
  • Publication number: 20240120402
    Abstract: A semiconductor device structure, along with methods of forming such, are described. The semiconductor device structure includes a first dielectric feature extending along a first direction, the first dielectric feature comprising a first dielectric layer having a first sidewall and a second sidewall opposing the first sidewall, a first semiconductor layer disposed adjacent the first sidewall, the first semiconductor layer extending along a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, a second dielectric feature extending along the first direction, the second dielectric feature disposed adjacent the first semiconductor layer, and a first gate electrode layer surrounding at least three surfaces of the first semiconductor layer, and a portion of the first gate electrode layer is exposed to a first air gap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Jia-Ni YU, Kuo-Cheng CHIANG, Mao-Lin HUANG, Lung-Kun CHU, Chung-Wei HSU, Chun-Fu LU, Chih-Hao WANG, Kuan-Lun CHENG
  • Publication number: 20240113195
    Abstract: Semiconductor structures and methods for forming the same are provided. The semiconductor structure includes a plurality of first nanostructures formed over a substrate, and a dielectric wall adjacent to the first nanostructures. The semiconductor structure also includes a first liner layer between the first nanostructures and the dielectric wall, and the first liner layer is in direct contact with the dielectric wall. The semiconductor structure also includes a gate structure surrounding the first nanostructures, and the first liner layer is in direct contact with a portion of the gate structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Ni YU, Lung-Kun CHU, Chun-Fu LU, Chung-Wei HSU, Mao-Lin HUANG, Kuo-Cheng CHIANG, Chih-Hao WANG
  • Patent number: 11946569
    Abstract: An actuating and sensing module is disclosed and includes a bottom plate, a gas pressure sensor, a thin gas transportation device and a cover plate. The bottom plate includes a pressure relief orifice, a discharging orifice and a communication orifice. The gas pressure sensor is disposed on the bottom plate and seals the communication orifice. The thin gas transportation device is disposed on the bottom plate and seals the pressure relief orifice and the discharging orifice. The cover plate is disposed on the bottom plate and covers the gas pressure sensor and the thin gas-transportation device. The cover plate includes an intake orifice. The thin gas transportation device is driven to inhale gas through the intake orifice, the gas is then discharged through the discharging orifice by the thin gas transportation device, and a pressure change of the gas is sensed by the gas pressure sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: MICROJET TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hao-Jan Mou, Shih-Chang Chen, Jia-Yu Liao, Hung-Hsin Liao, Chung-Wei Kao, Chi-Feng Huang, Yung-Lung Han, Chang-Yen Tsai, Wei-Ming Lee
  • Patent number: 11948987
    Abstract: A semiconductor device according to the present disclosure includes a source feature and a drain feature, a plurality of semiconductor nanostructures extending between the source feature and the drain feature, a gate structure wrapping around each of the plurality of semiconductor nanostructures, a bottom dielectric layer over the gate structure and the drain feature, a backside power rail disposed over the bottom dielectric layer, and a backside source contact disposed between the source feature and the backside power rail. The backside source contact extends through the bottom dielectric layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Lung-Kun Chu, Mao-Lin Huang, Chung-Wei Hsu, Jia-Ni Yu, Kuo-Cheng Chiang, Kuan-Lun Cheng, Chih-Hao Wang
  • Publication number: 20240107414
    Abstract: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for switching a secondary cell to a primary cell. A user equipment (UE) monitors a first radio condition of the UE for beams of a primary cell and a second radio condition for beams of one or more secondary cells configured for the UE in carrier aggregation. The UE transmits a request to configure a candidate beam of at least one candidate secondary cell as a new primary cell in response to the first radio condition not satisfying a first threshold and the second radio condition for the at least one candidate secondary cell satisfying a second threshold. A base station determines to reconfigure at least one secondary cell as the new primary cell. The base station and the UE perform a handover of the UE to the new primary cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2022
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Inventors: Yu-Chieh HUANG, Kuhn-Chang LIN, Jen-Chun CHANG, Wen-Hsin HSIA, Chia-Jou LU, Sheng-Chih WANG, Chenghsin LIN, Yeong Leong CHOO, Chun-Hsiang CHIU, Chihhung HSIEH, Kai-Chun CHENG, Chung Wei LIN
  • Publication number: 20240096880
    Abstract: In some embodiments, the present disclosure relates to an integrated chip. The integrated chip includes a first channel structure configured to transport charge carriers within a first transistor device and a first gate electrode layer wrapping around the first channel structure. A second channel structure is configured to transport charge carriers within a second transistor device. A second gate electrode layer wraps around the second channel structure. The second gate electrode layer continuously extends from around the second channel structure to cover the first gate electrode layer. A third channel structure is configured to transport charge carriers within a third transistor device. A third gate electrode layer wraps around the third channel structure. The third gate electrode layer continuously extends from around the third channel structure to cover the second gate electrode layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Inventors: Mao-Lin Huang, Chih-Hao Wang, Kuo-Cheng Chiang, Jia-Ni Yu, Lung-Kun Chu, Chung-Wei Hsu