Patents by Inventor Hyung-Min Kim

Hyung-Min Kim 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: 8672651
    Abstract: Provided is a fuel pump module used for a car, and more particularly, to a fuel pump module with a driver equipped inside a fuel tank capable of solving a problem of space limitation due to the installation of the driver by disposing the driver for controlling a BLDC fuel pump between a flange and a reservoir and mounting it in the fuel tank, minimizing the degradation in performance of the BLDC fuel pump caused by voltage drop and efficiency degradation due to a wire by reducing a length of a wire for electrically connecting the driver with the BLDC fuel pump, and achieving a sufficient heat radiation effect by directly transferring the heat energy generated from electrical devices such as FET, MCU, or the like, mounted in the driver to the fuel in the fuel tank through the case cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: Coavis
    Inventors: Wan-Sung Pae, Hyung-Min Kim, Kyeong-Hwan Kim, Inseok Sohn
  • Patent number: 8618747
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a power factor correction circuit and a driving method thereof. The power factor correction circuit refers to an inductor receiving an input voltage and supplying output power, a power switch connected to the inductor and controlling an inductor current flowing in the inductor, and an auxiliary coil coupled with the inductor with a predetermined turn ratio. The power factor correction circuit controls the output power by controlling a switching operation of the power switch, and counts the number of times that the inductor current reaches a predetermined maximum current to turn off the power switch when the count result reaches a predetermined short circuit threshold count.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2013
    Assignee: Fairchild Korea Semiconductor Ltd.
    Inventors: Young-Bae Park, Sang Cheol Moon, Byoung Heon Kim, Hyung Min Kim
  • Patent number: 8574367
    Abstract: In an evaporation source, a separable heater is used when an organic thin film is formed on a substrate in order to realize full-colors so that it is possible to correspond to crucibles of various capacities. The evaporation source comprises a crucible in which an organic material which is an organic thin film material is accommodated, and the crucible includes a heating unit and at least one spray nozzle for spraying the organic material onto a substrate. In the heating unit, a heater divided into at least two parts is provided on the external surface of the crucible at uniform intervals, and the heaters are separately disposed with respect to each other, but are connected to each other by connecting members. Therefore, it is not necessary to perform an additional design whenever the capacity of the crucible is changed, it is not necessary to exchange the evaporation source, and it is possible to reduce cost and to improve repairing ability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seuk Hwan Park, Kyung Hoon Chung, Yoon Sang Kwon, Kyong Tae Yu, Hyung Min Kim
  • Patent number: 8467857
    Abstract: The present invention is to provide a hypodermic vein detection imaging apparatus capable of visualizing a vein under the skin. The hypodermic vein detection system according to the present invention comprises a hypodermic vein detection imaging apparatus (10) comprising a dome-shaped holder (12), a plurality of infrared light sources (11) arranged at a uniform interval in a circumferential direction on the inner surface of the dome-shaped holder (12), a motor driving unit (13) for rotating the dome-shaped holder (12), teeth (14) meshing with the motor driving unit and formed on the dome-shaped holder (12), an optical zoom lens (15) positioned at the center of the top of the dome-shaped holder, an infrared transmitting filter (16) for filtering light transmitted through the optical zoom lens (15), a first image detector (17) receiving light filtered by the infrared transmitting filter (16), and an image display device (10) for visualizing digital image information obtained by the first image detector (17).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2013
    Assignee: Seoul National University R & DB Foundation
    Inventors: Seong Keun Kim, Seung Min Jin, Hyung Min Kim, Il Seung Yang, Ki Hoon Jin
  • Publication number: 20130061021
    Abstract: Disclosed are a semiconductor memory system and a method for controlling same. The semiconductor memory system according to one embodiment of the present invention includes: a first memory for storing normal data and master metadata, the master metadata representing a relationship between a local address and a physical address for accessing the normal data; and a control logic generating compression metadata compressed in accordance with update metadata and storing the generated metadata in the first memory in response to a first control signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2011
    Publication date: March 7, 2013
    Applicant: NOVACHIPS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Goan Kim, Hyung Min Kim, Chi Sung An
  • Publication number: 20120288487
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the preparation of poly(amino oxalate) (PAOX) using oxalyl chloride, 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol, and piperazinediethanol, the preparation of biodegradable polymer particles using the PAOX, and the use of PAOX particles as a drug delivery vehicle. The PAOX according to the present invention is a polymer that has three characteristics of biodegradability, biocompatibility, and cationic properties at the same time with appropriate hydrophobicity and thus can be prepared as particles that allow rapid drug release. Moreover, the particles improve the delivery efficiency of a drug into cells and thus can be efficiently used as a drug delivery vehicle for the treatment of acute inflammatory diseases such as acute liver failure and acute lung injury.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2012
    Publication date: November 15, 2012
    Inventors: Dong Won Lee, Kyeong Yeol Seong, Han Sol Seo, Hyung Min Kim, Ye Rang Kim
  • Patent number: 8309282
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for aligning a mask that includes disposing and firstly aligning a mask over a first substrate, with a space interposed therebetween, bringing the mask into contact with the first substrate and then measuring the alignment state of the mask with respect to the first substrate to detect an alignment error, secondly aligning the mask with respect to the first substrate based on the alignment error, transferring the first substrate to the next process, disposing and thirdly aligning the mask over a second substrate with the space interposed therebetween, and bringing the mask into contact with the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyung-Hoon Chung, Hyung-Min Kim
  • Patent number: 8025733
    Abstract: A deposition apparatus includes a vacuum chamber and a heating crucible. A substrate, on which deposition films are formed, is installed in the vacuum chamber. The heating crucible is installed opposite to the substrate so as to vaporize an organic compound. The heating crucible includes a main body and an inner plate. The main body includes a space which contains the organic compound and a nozzle through which the organic compound that is vaporized is discharged. The inner plate is installed within the main body and includes at least one opening formed around an edge of an area facing the nozzle, so as to transmit the vaporized organic compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2011
    Assignee: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ji Hwan Keum, Chang Soon Ji, Hyung Min Kim, Sung Tae Namgoong
  • Patent number: 8015871
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a sender unit for sensing the level of remaining fuel in a fuel tank utilizing a non-contacting sensor. The sender unit for sensing the level of remaining fuel in a fuel tank of a vehicle is fixed in the fuel tank to sense the level of the remaining fuel by detecting the position of a float that floats depending on the level of the liquid surface of the fuel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2011
    Assignee: Coavis
    Inventors: In-Seok Sohn, Kyeong-Hwan Kim, Mun-Sik Jeon, Hyung-Min Kim
  • Publication number: 20110206543
    Abstract: Provided is a fuel pump module used for a car, and more particularly, to a fuel pump module with a driver equipped inside a fuel tank capable of solving a problem of space limitation due to the installation of the driver by disposing the driver for controlling a BLDC fuel pump between a flange and a reservoir and mounting it in the fuel tank, minimizing the degradation in performance of the BLDC fuel pump caused by voltage drop and efficiency degradation due to a wire by reducing a length of a wire for electrically connecting the driver with the BLDC fuel pump, and achieving a sufficient heat radiation effect by directly transferring the heat energy generated from electrical devices such as FET, MCU, or the like, mounted in the driver to the fuel in the fuel tank through the case cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2011
    Publication date: August 25, 2011
    Applicant: COAVIS
    Inventors: Wan-Sung Pae, Hyung-Min Kim, Kyeong-Hwan Kim, Inseok Sohn
  • Publication number: 20110203382
    Abstract: A gauge for a pressure measuring device, the gauge includes a gauge body disposed at the front of the pressure measuring device. The gauge body having a graduated circle, a range display window formed on a graduated circle and a pointer to indicate a scale on the graduated circle corresponding to a measured pressure by the pressure measuring device. A base plate disposed at the rear of the gauge main body and viewed through the range display window, and first and second gauge fans rotatably disposed on the base plate to set the pressure range of an upper limit value and a lower limit value on the graduated circle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Publication date: August 25, 2011
    Applicant: TPC MECHATRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Gi Gong Kim, Hyung Min Kim, Sung Sub Oh
  • Patent number: 7962016
    Abstract: Provided is a heating crucible for an organic thin film forming apparatus, the heating crucible including a main body in which to contain an organic substance, a cover provided on the main body, the cover formed of an insulating material and having a nozzle through which a gaseous organic substance comes out from the main body, a cover heater formed as a thin film type on the top surface of the cover, and a body heater heating the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2011
    Assignee: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yun Soo Choe, Ok Keun Song, Hyung Min Kim, Takashi Ujihara, Takeo Wakimoto, Naofumi Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20110076599
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for aligning a mask that includes disposing and firstly aligning a mask over a first substrate, with a space interposed therebetween, bringing the mask into contact with the first substrate and then measuring the alignment state of the mask with respect to the first substrate to detect an alignment error, secondly aligning the mask with respect to the first substrate based on the alignment error, transferring the first substrate to the next process, disposing and thirdly aligning the mask over a second substrate with the space interposed therebetween, and bringing the mask into contact with the second substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2010
    Publication date: March 31, 2011
    Applicant: SAMSUNG MOBILE DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung-Hoon Chung, Hyung-Min Kim
  • Publication number: 20110054327
    Abstract: The present invention is to provide a hypodermic vein detection imaging apparatus capable of visualizing a vein under the skin. The hypodermic vein detection system according to the present invention comprises a hypodermic vein detection imaging apparatus (10) comprising a dome-shaped holder (12), a plurality of infrared light sources (11) arranged at a uniform interval in a circumferential direction on the inner surface of the dome-shaped holder (12), a motor driving unit (13) for rotating the dome-shaped holder (12), teeth (14) meshing with the motor driving unit and formed on the dome-shaped holder (12), an optical zoom lens (15) positioned at the center of the top of the dome-shaped holder, an infrared transmitting filter (16) for filtering light transmitted through the optical zoom lens (15), a first image detector (17) receiving light filtered by the infrared transmitting filter (16), and an image display device (10) for visualizing digital image information obtained by the first image detector (17).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2008
    Publication date: March 3, 2011
    Inventors: Seong Keun Kim, Seung Min Jin, Hyung Min Kim, Il Seung Yang, Ki Hoon Jin
  • Publication number: 20090070523
    Abstract: A flash memory device may include a memory cell array including a plurality of memory blocks and a partition information block, the partition information block storing partition information that indicates a boundary between multi-bit memory blocks and single-bit memory blocks among the memory blocks. The memory device may include a control logic configured to determining whether a memory block that a block address from the outside indicates has a multi-bit form or a single-bit form based on the partition information and to control program and read operations in a multi-bit form or a single-bit form based on a determination result. The control logic automatically programs data in the partition information block according to whether a fuse connected to the control logic fuse is cut or not, the data being used for preventing the partition information block from being programmed or erased.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2008
    Publication date: March 12, 2009
    Inventors: Hyung-Min Kim, Ho-Kil Lee, Eun-Kyoung Kim
  • Patent number: 7453713
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a dual chip package that is connected to a host and includes a first memory chip and a second memory chip. Each of the first and second memory chips includes a flash memory; an option pad connected to either a first or second voltage; a register configured to store a flag signal indicating whether a memory chip is selected; a comparator circuit configured to compare a flag signal stored in the register with a logic value apparent at the option pad to generate a flash access signal. Each of the first and second memory chips also includes a memory controller unit configured to access the flash memory in response to the flash access signal, and an interrupt controller unit configured to provide an interrupt signal to the host in response to the flash access signal and a control signal provided from the host.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2008
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyung-Min Kim, Sang-Chul Kang, Jin-Yub Lee
  • Patent number: 7428180
    Abstract: A semiconductor memory device includes a flash memory, a buffer memory configured to receive expected data for testing for failed bits in the flash memory, and a failed bit control unit configured to receive the expected data from the buffer memory, to receive read data from the flash memory, and to calculate a failed bit number and a failed bit position from the expected data and the read data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2008
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hyung-Min Kim
  • Publication number: 20080202231
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a sender unit for sensing the level of remaining fuel in a fuel tank utilizing a non-contacting sensor. The sender unit for sensing the level of remaining fuel in a fuel tank of a vehicle is fixed in the fuel tank to sense the level of the remaining fuel by detecting the position of a float that floats depending on the level of the liquid surface of the fuel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2006
    Publication date: August 28, 2008
    Applicant: KAFUS
    Inventors: In-Seok Sohn, Kyeong-Hwan Kim, Mun-Sik Jeon, Hyung-Min Kim
  • Publication number: 20070283890
    Abstract: In an evaporation source, a separable heater is used when an organic thin film is formed on a substrate in order to realize full-colors so that it is possible to correspond to crucibles of various capacities. The evaporation source comprises a crucible in which an organic material which is an organic thin film material is accommodated, and the crucible includes a heating unit and at least one spray nozzle for spraying the organic material onto a substrate. In the heating unit, a heater divided into at least two parts is provided on the external surface of the crucible at uniform intervals, and the heaters are separately disposed with respect to each other, but are connected to each other by connecting members. Therefore, it is not necessary to perform an additional design whenever the capacity of the crucible is changed, it is not necessary to exchange the evaporation source, and it is possible to reduce cost and to improve repairing ability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2007
    Publication date: December 13, 2007
    Inventors: Seuk Hwan Park, Kyung Hoon Chung, Yoon Sang Kwon, Kyong Tae Yu, Hyung Min Kim
  • Publication number: 20070247930
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a dual chip package that is connected to a host and includes a first memory chip and a second memory chip. Each of the first and second memory chips includes a flash memory; an option pad connected to either a first or second voltage; a register configured to store a flag signal indicating whether a memory chip is selected; a comparator circuit configured to compare a flag signal stored in the register with a logic value apparent at the option pad to generate a flash access signal. Each of the first and second memory chips also includes a memory controller unit configured to access the flash memory in response to the flash access signal, and an interrupt controller unit configured to provide an interrupt signal to the host in response to the flash access signal and a control signal provided from the host.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2007
    Publication date: October 25, 2007
    Inventors: Hyung-Min Kim, Sang-Chul Kang, Jin-Yub Lee