Patents by Inventor Hong Cheng

Hong Cheng 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: 20200365033
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses are provided for use in wireless communication devices to provide a capability for vehicles to actively perform traffic planning with regard to other vehicles, for example, within a region comprising an intersection and possibly wherein the intersection is not associated with a device or service for such or similar purposes. Such underlying techniques may reduce traffic congestion in certain instances by allowing two or more vehicles to negotiate or otherwise coordinate safe traversal within a region comprising an intersection. Moreover, the traffic planning techniques may be of use for a variety and/or mixture of different types of vehicles, paths, intersections, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Hong CHENG, Dan VASSILOVSKI, Zhibin WU, Ahmed Kamel SADEK
  • Publication number: 20200365520
    Abstract: A method for forming a semiconductor device structure is provided. The method includes forming a first overlay grating over a substrate. The first overlay grating has a first strip portion and a second strip portion, and the first strip portion and the second strip portion are elongated in a first elongated axis and are spaced apart from each other. The method includes forming a layer over the first overlay grating. The layer has a first trench elongated in a second elongated axis, the second elongated axis is substantially perpendicular to the first elongated axis, and the first trench extends across the first strip portion and the second strip portion. The method includes forming a second overlay grating over the layer. The second overlay grating has a third strip portion and a fourth strip portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Long-Yi CHEN, Jia-Hong CHU, Chi-Wen LAI, Chia-Ching LIANG, Kai-Hsiung CHEN, Yu-Ching WANG, Po-Chung CHENG, Hsin-Chin LIN, Meng-Wei CHEN, Kuei-Shun CHEN
  • Publication number: 20200364844
    Abstract: A method includes capturing a raw image from a semiconductor wafer, using graphic data system (GDS) information corresponding to the wafer to assign a measurement box in the raw image, performing a distance measurement on a feature of the raw image in the measurement box, and performing a manufacturing activity based on the distance measurement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Peng-Ren CHEN, Shiang-Bau WANG, Wen-Hao CHENG, Yung-Jung CHANG, Wei-Chung HU, Yi-An HUANG, Jyun-Hong CHEN
  • Patent number: 10836751
    Abstract: The present application provides a method for preparing nintedanib. The method of the present application is carried out by using 4-halo-3-nitro-benzoic acid methyl ester (compound II) and 3-oxo-3-phenylpropionate (compound III) as raw materials, and preparing nintedanib via intermediates of methyl 4-(1-alkoxy-1,3-dioxo-3-phenyl propan-2-yl)-3-nitrobenzoate (compound IV) and methyl 3-benzoyl-2-oxoindoline-6-formate (compound V). The method for preparing nintedanib (I) provided by the present application has the advantages of using easily obtained raw materials, having a simple process, being cost effective and environmentally friendly, and is suitable for industrial-scale production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignees: Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Shanghai Syncores Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Zeng Li, Xiaosong Cheng, Xianliang He, Jicheng Zhang, Luning Huang, Anping Tao, Hong Gu
  • Publication number: 20200359445
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices for sidelink wireless communications are described in which a user equipment (UE) engaged in sidelink communications may provide for radio link maintenance of the sidelink connection by initiating a maintenance procedure, such as a measurement procedure, when one or more conditions are detected. The one or more conditions may include a threshold time being exceeded since a data transmission via the sidelink connection, or a threshold time being exceeded since a successful reception of a sidelink transmission from another UE. An access stratum layer at the initiating UE may format a data packet in the absence of higher layer data to be transmitted via the sidelink connection to initiate the maintenance procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Zhibin Wu, Kapil Gulati, Hong Cheng, Sudhir Kumar Baghel
  • Publication number: 20200351964
    Abstract: Techniques are provided for supporting sidelink communication between multiple user equipment (UEs), and which may be implemented in various apparatuses, methods, and/or articles of manufacture. In certain aspects a first UE may establish a sidelink schedule with a second UE, wherein the sidelink schedule corresponds to at least a subset of communication resources indicated available to both the first and second UEs by one or more corresponding link availability schedules or the like. The two UEs may then establish a sidelink with the second UE in accordance with the sidelink schedule. Multiple sidelink schedules may be agreed upon in certain instances such that the UEs may dynamically switch from one schedule to another as desired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Zhibin Wu, Kapil Gulati, Hong Cheng, Sudhir Kumar Baghel, Junyi Li
  • Publication number: 20200351677
    Abstract: A method for performing spatial sharing between an existing SP and a candidate SP includes transmitting a first measurement request to an STA involved in the candidate SP carrying measurement configuration information for measurement over primary tier 1 channel of a tier 2 channel. The measurement configuration information includes the method that is to be used for the requested measurement, the measurement start time, the measurement duration, the number of time blocks within the measurement duration, the number of concurrent measurements to be performed using plural RX antenna configurations, and the method for reporting results of plural concurrent measurements, wherein the duration of each time block is the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Masataka Irie, Huang Lei, Michael Sim Hong Cheng
  • Publication number: 20200351021
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communication are described. One method for wireless communication at a first device includes receiving a multicast packet from a second device, decoding control header information in the received multicast packet, determining that a decoding procedure associated with a payload of the received multicast packet is unsuccessful and transmitting a negative acknowledgement (NACK) based at least in part on the determining. The method also includes retrieving a list of transmitter identifiers. In some cases, transmitting the NACK is based at least in part on the list of transmitter identifiers. The method further includes determining a transmitter identifier associated with the multicast packet and determining that the transmitter identifier is present in the list of transmitter identifiers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Sudhir Kumar Baghel, Shailesh Patil, Zhibin Wu, Kapil Gulati, Hong Cheng
  • Publication number: 20200350317
    Abstract: The present invention provides a storage node contact structure of a memory device comprising a substrate having a dielectric layer comprising a recess, a first tungsten metal layer, and an adhesive layer on the first tungsten metal layer and a second tungsten metal layer on the adhesive layer, wherein the second tungsten metal layer is formed by a physical vapor deposition (PVD).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Pin-Hong Chen, Tsun-Min Cheng, Chih-Chieh Tsai, Tzu-Chieh Chen, Kai-Jiun Chang, Chia-Chen Wu, Yi-An Huang, Yi-Wei Chen, Hsin-Fu Huang, Chi-Mao Hsu, Li-Wei Feng, Ying-Chiao Wang, Chung-Yen Feng
  • Patent number: 10826737
    Abstract: Provided is a transmission apparatus including a transmission signal generator which, in operation, generates a transmission signal that includes a legacy preamble, a non-legacy preamble and a data field. The non-legacy preamble comprises a first signal field and a second signal field. The first signal field comprises a second signal field compression subfield and a number of second signal field symbols subfield. The second signal field symbols subfield indicates a number of second signal field symbols when the second signal field compression subfield indicates that a full bandwidth containing first and second frequency subbands is not allocated for multi-user (MU) MIMO transmission. The number of second signal field symbols indicates a number of MU MIMO users when the second signal field compression subfield indicates that the full bandwidth is allocated for MU MIMO transmission. The transmission apparatus includes a transmitter which, in operation, transmits the generated transmission signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Lei Huang, Yoshio Urabe, Michael Hong Cheng Sim
  • Publication number: 20200343892
    Abstract: An output stage circuit includes a first operational amplifier, a second operational amplifier, a switch circuit, a clamp circuit and at least one pull-low transistor. The first operational amplifier is operated in a first voltage domain. The second operational amplifier is operated in a second voltage domain. The switch circuit is coupled to the first operational amplifier and the second operational amplifier. The clamp circuit is coupled between the switch circuit and a plurality of output terminals of the output stage circuit. The at least one pull-low transistor is coupled to the switch circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Hsin-Hong Yang, Yen-Cheng Cheng
  • Publication number: 20200339124
    Abstract: Techniques are provided which may be implemented using various methods and/or apparatuses in a vehicle to utilize vehicle external sensor data, vehicle internal sensor data, vehicle capabilities and external CV2X input to determine, send, receive and utilize data elements to determine inter-vehicle spacing, intersection priority, lane change behavior and spacing and other autonomous vehicle behavior.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Dan VASSILOVSKI, Hong CHENG, Zhibin WU, Shailesh PATIL, Richard HOVEY
  • Publication number: 20200342760
    Abstract: Techniques are provided which may be implemented using various methods and/or apparatuses in a vehicle to utilize vehicle external sensor data, vehicle internal sensor data, vehicle capabilities and external V2X input to determine, send, receive and utilize V2X information and control data, sent between the vehicle and a road side unit (RSU) to determine intersection access and vehicle behavior when approaching the intersection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Dan VASSILOVSKI, Hong CHENG, Zhibin WU, Shailesh PATIL, Richard HOVEY
  • Patent number: 10820365
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communication are described that provide for transmitting different sets of control messages through a relay to a central unit (CU) and a core network of a wireless communications system. The different sets of control messages may include a first set of control messages for an access radio link between the relay and the CU and a second set of control messages for a fronthaul radio link between the relay and the CU. Techniques may include multiplexing of messages on a radio bearer (RB), establishment of separate RBs for different control messages, and encapsulation of one type of control message for transmission with the other type of control message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Karl Georg Hampel, Hong Cheng, Junyi Li, Navid Abedini, Sundar Subramanian, Muhammad Nazmul Islam
  • Patent number: 10809533
    Abstract: A tiled head-mounted display device, comprising: an optical component including a plurality of prisms with free-form surfaces, each prism being a wedge prism comprising a first optical surface, a second optical surface and a third optical surface; and a display component including a plurality of micro-displays, wherein the number of the micro-displays and the number of the prisms with free-form surfaces is identical. The tiled head-mounted display device according to the present invention is compact and light, provides wide field of view and high resolution, especially for the optical tiling head-mounted display device, the exit pupil planes of each display channels are coincident, thus avoiding pupil aberration and keeping exit pupil diameter and eye clearance same as the single ocular. There is no resolution variance throughout the entire field of view, thus preventing extra trapezoid distortion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignees: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS ON BEHALF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, BEIJING INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Dewen Cheng, Yongtian Wang, Hong Hua
  • Patent number: 10807394
    Abstract: Provided herein is a printer comprising a printing assembly. The printing assembly comprises a printhead bracket fixedly attached to the printer, a printhead that defines a groove, the printhead aligned at a first alignment, an alignment adjuster fastened between the printhead bracket and the printhead, and a plurality of fasteners operatively engaged with the alignment adjuster. The alignment adjuster comprises a gear rack that is adjacent to the printhead bracket, and a protrusion that is received by the groove of the printhead. The plurality of fasteners comprises at least one selected from a group of a lateral adjustment fastener operatively engaged with the gear rack, and a rotational adjustment fastener operatively engaged with a transverse edge of the printhead. The lateral adjustment fastener is configured to provide lateral movement to the alignment adjuster and the printhead. The rotational adjustment fastener is configured to provide rotational movement to the printhead.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Datamax-O'Neil Corporation
    Inventors: Chin Young Wong, Ching Hong Chua, Yong Chiap Cheng
  • Publication number: 20200328330
    Abstract: A LED package comprises an LED chip, a reflective structure which encloses the LED chip, a wavelength conversion structure placed on the LED chip, and an absorbing structure which encloses or is placed on the reflective structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Tsung-Hong LU, Pao-Yu LIAO, Ching-Tai CHENG
  • Publication number: 20200326726
    Abstract: Techniques disclosed provide for enhanced V2X communications by defining information Elements (IE) for V2X messaging between V2X entities. For a transmitting vehicle that sends a V2X message to a receiving vehicle, these IEs are indicative of a detected vehicle model type detected by the transmitting vehicle of a detected vehicle; a pitch rate of the transmitting vehicle, a detected vehicle, or a detected object; a roll rate of the transmitting vehicle, a detected vehicle, or a detected object; a yaw rate of a detected vehicle, or a detected object; a pitch rate confidence; a roll rate confidence; an indication of whether a rear brake light of a detected vehicle is on; or an indication of whether a turning signal of a detected vehicle is on; or any combination thereof. With this information, the receiving vehicle is able to make more intelligent maneuvers than otherwise available through traditional V2X messaging.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Dan VASSILOVSKI, Hong CHENG, Zhibin WU, Shailesh PATIL, Richard HOVEY, Ahmed Kamel SADEK
  • Patent number: 10805912
    Abstract: A transmission apparatus comprises an assignment information generator which, in operation, assigns resources on a resource unit (RU) basis to one or more terminal stations (STAs) and generates assignment information that specifies RUs allocated to the one or more STAs; a transmission signal generator which, in operation, generates a transmission signal that includes a legacy preamble, a non-legacy preamble and a data field, wherein the non-legacy preamble comprises a first signal field and a second signal field that carry a set ID and the assignment information, and wherein the set ID identifies one assignment set comprising the one or more STAs and a plurality of assignment indices, and wherein the assignment information comprises a resource assignment indication for each of a plurality of assignment which are referenced by the plurality of assignment indices; and a transmitter which, in operation, transmits the generated transmission signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Lei Huang, Hong Cheng Michael Sim, Yoshio Urabe, Isamu Yoshii
  • Patent number: 10804365
    Abstract: A method for fabricating semiconductor device includes the steps of first forming a silicon layer on a substrate and then forming a metal silicon nitride layer on the silicon layer, in which the metal silicon nitride layer includes a bottom portion, a middle portion, and a top portion and a concentration of silicon in the top portion is greater than a concentration of silicon in the middle portion. Next, a conductive layer is formed on the metal silicon nitride layer and the conductive layer, the metal silicon nitride layer, and the silicon layer are patterned to form a gate structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignees: UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORP., Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chun-Chieh Chiu, Pin-Hong Chen, Yi-Wei Chen, Tsun-Min Cheng, Chih-Chien Liu, Tzu-Chieh Chen, Chih-Chieh Tsai, Kai-Jiun Chang, Yi-An Huang, Chia-Chen Wu, Tzu-Hao Liu