Patents by Inventor Hsin-Chun Chang

Hsin-Chun Chang 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: 20180151511
    Abstract: A semiconductor device and a method of manufacture thereof are provided. The method for manufacturing the semiconductor device includes forming a first dielectric layer on a substrate. Next, forming a first dummy metal layer on the first dielectric layer. Then, forming a second dielectric layer over the first dummy metal layer. Furthermore, forming an opening in the second dielectric layer and the first dummy metal layer. Then, forming a dummy via in the opening, wherein the dummy via extending through the second dielectric layer and at least partially through the first dummy metal layer. Finally, forming a second dummy metal layer on the second dielectric layer and contact the dummy via.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2017
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Inventors: Jian-Hong Lin, Kuo-Yen Liu, Hsin-Chun Chang, Tzu-Li Lee, Yu-Ching Lee, Yih-Ching Wang
  • Patent number: 9941159
    Abstract: A method of making a semiconductor device includes forming a first opening in an insulating layer, forming a second opening in the insulating layer, forming a third opening in the insulating layer and filling the first opening, the second opening and the third opening with a conductive material. The first opening has a width and a length. The second opening has a width less than the length of the first opening, and is electrically connected to the first opening. The third opening has a width less than the width of the second opening, and is electrically connected to the second opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Jian-Hong Lin, Hsin-Chun Chang, Shiou-Fan Chen, Chwei-Ching Chiu, Yung-Huei Lee
  • Publication number: 20160372368
    Abstract: A method of making a semiconductor device includes forming a first opening in an insulating layer, forming a second opening in the insulating layer, forming a third opening in the insulating layer and filling the first opening, the second opening and the third opening with a conductive material. The first opening has a width and a length. The second opening has a width less than the length of the first opening, and is electrically connected to the first opening. The third opening has a width less than the width of the second opening, and is electrically connected to the second opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventors: Jian-Hong LIN, Hsin-Chun CHANG, Shiou-Fan CHEN, Chwei-Ching CHIU, Yung-Huei LEE
  • Patent number: 9449919
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a first interconnect structure. The first interconnect structure includes a first interconnect portion, a second interconnect portion and a third interconnect portion. The first interconnect portion has a width and a length. The second interconnect portion has a width less than the length of the first interconnect portion. The second interconnect portion is connected to the first interconnect portion. The third interconnect portion has a width less than the width of the second interconnect portion. The third interconnect portion is connected to the second interconnect portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Jian-Hong Lin, Hsin-Chun Chang, Shiou-Fan Chen, Chwei-Ching Chiu, Yung-Huei Lee
  • Publication number: 20160240472
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a first interconnect structure. The first interconnect structure includes a first interconnect portion, a second interconnect portion and a third interconnect portion. The first interconnect portion has a width and a length. The second interconnect portion has a width less than the length of the first interconnect portion. The second interconnect portion is connected to the first interconnect portion. The third interconnect portion has a width less than the width of the second interconnect portion. The third interconnect portion is connected to the second interconnect portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2015
    Publication date: August 18, 2016
    Inventors: Jian-Hong LIN, Hsin-Chun CHANG, Shiou-Fan CHEN, Chwei-Ching CHIU, Yung-Huei LEE
  • Patent number: 6059161
    Abstract: A trigger assembly for a power stapler includes a U-shaped trigger member pivotally connected to the power stapler and having two inclined and elongated slots in the two plates thereof. A pressing member has a flange extending from one of two surfaces thereof and an aperture is defined through the pressing member. The pressing member has two lugs so that the pressing member is pivotally between the two plates of the trigger member. A pin movably extends through the slots in the trigger member and the two lugs. The pressing member is slightly lifted within the slots when the piston rod of the power stapler inserted into the aperture for the single shoot so that the pressing member is not returned to its original position except the safety member is removed from the pressing member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 1999
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2000
    Assignee: Nailermate Enterprise Corporation
    Inventors: Hsin-Chun Chang, Arosun Lee