Patents by Inventor I-Jen Chen

I-Jen 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: 20220398582
    Abstract: An information delivery method for transferring fund is provided. The information delivery method includes receiving payment information, determining whether a transfer condition is met according to the payment information, in response to determining that the transfer condition is met, obtaining source account information of a source entity and destination account information of a destination entity in the payment information, determining a transfer path according to the source account information of the source entity and the destination account information of the destination entity, and transmitting the payment information from the source entity to the destination entity according to the transfer path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2021
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Applicant: OBOOK INC.
    Inventors: Chun-Kai Wang, Chung-Han Hsieh, Chih-Yang Liu, Wei-Te Lin, I-Cheng Lin, Jun-De Liao, Kang-Hsien Chang, Chun-Jen Chen, Pei-Hsuan Weng, Yi-Hsuan Lai, Ming-Hung Lin, Shu-Ming Chang, Zih-Hao Lin
  • Publication number: 20220394805
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses are provided to avoid unintended UE state transition, and the risk of packet loss due to unintended UE state transition is reduced. The methods and apparatuses are also provided to avoid unintended BWP switching, and the risk of packet loss due to unintended BWP switching is reduced. A device (e.g., UE) is configured by a network node with at least a serving cell and the serving cell is configured with one or multiple bandwidth parts (BWPs) and a timer. The device monitors and receives an information from physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) on an active BWP, wherein the PDCCH is addressed to a group-common RNTI (GC-RNTI) used for multicast or broadcast service (MBS), and wherein the information indicates downlink assignment on the active BWP and the device starts or restarts the timer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2022
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Inventor: I-Jen Chen
  • Publication number: 20220384266
    Abstract: In a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, sacrificial patterns are formed over a hard mask layer disposed over a substrate, sidewall patterns are formed on sidewalls of the sacrificial patterns, the sacrificial patterns are removed, thereby leaving the sidewall patterns as first hard mask patterns, the hard mask layer is patterned by using the first hard mask patters as an etching mask, thereby forming second hard mask patterns, and the substrate is patterned by using the second hard mask patterns as an etching mask, thereby forming fin structures. Each of the first sacrificial patterns has a tapered shape having a top smaller than a bottom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Kun-Yu LIN, Yu-Ling KO, I-Chen CHEN, Chih-Teng LIAO, Yi-Jen CHEN
  • Publication number: 20220366117
    Abstract: A method of making a semiconductor structure includes forming a plurality of gate electrodes over a plurality of active regions. The method further includes increasing a width of a portion of each of the plurality of gate electrodes between adjacent active regions of the plurality of active regions, wherein increasing the width of the portion of each of the plurality of gate electrodes comprises increasing the width of less than an entirety of each of the plurality of gate electrodes between the adjacent active regions. The method further includes removing a central region of each of the plurality of gate electrodes, wherein the central region has the increased width, and removing the central region comprises removing less than an entirety of the portion of each of the plurality of gate electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Inventors: Yu-Jen CHEN, Ling-Sung WANG, I-Shan HUANG, Chan-yu HUNG
  • Publication number: 20220359510
    Abstract: Methods of cutting gate structures, and structures formed, are described. In an embodiment, a structure includes first and second gate structures over an active area, and a gate cut-fill structure. The first and second gate structures extend parallel. The active area includes a source/drain region disposed laterally between the first and second gate structures. The gate cut-fill structure has first and second primary portions and an intermediate portion. The first and second primary portions abut the first and second gate structures, respectively. The intermediate portion extends laterally between the first and second primary portions. First and second widths of the first and second primary portions along longitudinal midlines of the first and second gate structures, respectively, are each greater than a third width of the intermediate portion midway between the first and second gate structures and parallel to the longitudinal midline of the first gate structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Chih-Chang Hung, Chia-Jen Chen, Ming-Ching Chang, Shu-Yuan Ku, Yi-Hsuan Hsiao, I-Wei Yang
  • Patent number: 11470676
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses are provided to avoid unintended UE state transition, and the risk of packet loss due to unintended UE state transition is reduced. The methods and apparatuses are also provided to avoid unintended BWP switching, and the risk of packet loss due to unintended BWP switching is reduced. A device (e.g., UE) is configured by a network node through a signaling with a functionality, wherein the functionality is associated with a timer. The device receives a package, wherein the package contains one or more payload, and the payload is mapped to a logical channel, wherein the logical channel is used for multicast and/or broadcast service, and the device starts or restarts the timer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventor: I-Jen Chen
  • Publication number: 20220320155
    Abstract: A semiconductor structure is disclosed. The semiconductor structure includes: a semiconductor substrate having a front surface and a back surface facing opposite to the front surface; a filling material extending from the front surface into the semiconductor substrate without penetrating through the semiconductor substrate, the filling material including an upper portion and a lower portion, the upper portion being in contact with the semiconductor substrate; and an epitaxial layer lined between the lower portion of the filling material and the semiconductor substrate. An associated manufacturing method is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Inventors: SHENG-CHAN LI, I-NAN CHEN, TZU-HSIANG CHEN, YU-JEN WANG, YEN-TING CHIANG, CHENG-HSIEN CHOU, CHENG-YUAN TSAI
  • Publication number: 20220312599
    Abstract: A system for effectively curing dry film ink throughout its thickness on circuit boards being made applies an exposure system, a circuit board, and a method for making the circuit board. The exposure system includes a plurality of mixed light sources with different wavelengths within a range of 365 nm to 440 nm, the mixed light sources can output at least three different wavelengths of light each of substantially a single wavelength and a fourth source of light able to output light of a spectrum of wavelengths, the ranges of light being between 365 nm and 440 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2021
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Inventors: CHING-LUNG CHUANG, I-HSIN CHEN, LI-JEN CHANG
  • Patent number: 11443093
    Abstract: The semiconductor structure includes first and second active regions arranged in a first grid oriented in a first direction. The semiconductor structure further includes gate electrodes arranged spaced apart in a second grid and on corresponding ones of the active regions, the second grid being oriented in a second direction, the second direction being substantially perpendicular to the first direction. The first and second active regions are separated, relative to the second direction, by a gap. Each gate electrode includes a first segment and a gate extension. Each gate extension extends, relative to the second direction, beyond the corresponding active region and into the gap by a height HEXT, where HEXT?150 nanometers (nm). Each gate extension, relative to a plane defined by the first and second directions, is substantially rectangular.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Jen Chen, Ling-Sung Wang, I-Shan Huang, Chan-yu Hung
  • Patent number: 11444080
    Abstract: Methods of cutting gate structures, and structures formed, are described. In an embodiment, a structure includes first and second gate structures over an active area, and a gate cut-fill structure. The first and second gate structures extend parallel. The active area includes a source/drain region disposed laterally between the first and second gate structures. The gate cut-fill structure has first and second primary portions and an intermediate portion. The first and second primary portions abut the first and second gate structures, respectively. The intermediate portion extends laterally between the first and second primary portions. First and second widths of the first and second primary portions along longitudinal midlines of the first and second gate structures, respectively, are each greater than a third width of the intermediate portion midway between the first and second gate structures and parallel to the longitudinal midline of the first gate structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chih-Chang Hung, Chia-Jen Chen, Ming-Ching Chang, Shu-Yuan Ku, Yi-Hsuan Hsiao, I-Wei Yang
  • Publication number: 20220270886
    Abstract: In a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, a mask pattern is formed over a target layer to be etched, and the target layer is etched by using the mask pattern as an etching mask. The etching is performed by using an electron cyclotron resonance (ECR) plasma etching apparatus, the ECR plasma etching apparatus includes one or more coils, and a plasma condition of the ECR plasma etching is changed during the etching the target layer by changing an input current to the one or more coils.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2022
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Inventors: En-Ping LIN, Yu-Ling KO, I-Chung WANG, Yi-Jen CHEN, Sheng-Kai JOU, Chih-Teng LIAO
  • Patent number: 11424686
    Abstract: A converter with half-bridge circuit is disclosed. The converter includes a voltage source, a first switch, a second switch, a first resonant capacitor, a second resonant capacitor, a resonant inductor, a transformer and a control unit. The control unit is configured to generate a first control signal for turning on/off the first switch and a second control signal for turning on/off the second switch. When the half-bridge converter is turned on or reopened, a first duty rate of a first pulse being the first pulse of the first control signal for turning on the first switch is less than 50%, and a second duty rate of a second pulse being the first pulse of the second control signal for turning on the second switch after the end of the first pulse of the first control signal is greater than 50%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Inventors: En-Yong Yang, I-Hung Lamn, Yu-Jen Chen, Chin-Pin Chen
  • Publication number: 20220232658
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses are provided to avoid unintended UE state transition, and the risk of packet loss due to unintended UE state transition is reduced. The methods and apparatuses are also provided to avoid unintended BWP switching, and the risk of packet loss due to unintended BWP switching is reduced. A device (e.g., UE) is configured by a network node through a signaling with a functionality, wherein the functionality is associated with a timer. The device receives a package, wherein the package contains one or more payload, and the payload is mapped to a logical channel, wherein the logical channel is used for multicast and/or broadcast service, and the device starts or restarts the timer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2021
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Inventor: I-Jen Chen
  • Patent number: 11374046
    Abstract: A semiconductor structure is disclosed. The semiconductor structure includes: a semiconductor substrate having a front surface and a back surface facing opposite to the front surface; a filling material extending from the front surface into the semiconductor substrate without penetrating through the semiconductor substrate, the filling material including an upper portion and a lower portion, the upper portion being in contact with the semiconductor substrate; and an epitaxial layer lined between the lower portion of the filling material and the semiconductor substrate. An associated manufacturing method is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Sheng-Chan Li, I-Nan Chen, Tzu-Hsiang Chen, Yu-Jen Wang, Yen-Ting Chiang, Cheng-Hsien Chou, Cheng-Yuan Tsai
  • Publication number: 20210360470
    Abstract: A method and device are disclosed from the perspective of a first Wireless Transmit/Receive Unit (WTRU). In one embodiment, the method includes the first WTRU triggering a first buffer status report (BSR), wherein the first BSR indicates an amount of data expected to arrive. The method also includes the first WTRU triggering a second BSR, wherein the second BSR indicates an amount of data already available. The method further includes the first WTRU generating a MAC (Medium Access Control) PDU (Protocol Data Unit), wherein the MAC PDU includes at most one first BSR MAC CE (Control Element) for the first BSR and at most one second BSR MAC CE for the second BSR.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Inventors: I-Jen Chen, Meng-Hui Ou
  • Publication number: 20210290631
    Abstract: wherein A1, A2, R3, Rb, Rc, Rd, R3, R4, R5 and T are as defined in the description. Medicinal products containing the same which are useful in treating pathologies involving a deficit in apoptosis, such as cancer, auto-immune diseases, and diseases of the immune system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Arnaud LE TIRAN, Thierry LE DIGUARHER, Jérôme-Benoît STARCK, Jean-Michel HENLIN, Anne-Françoise GUILLOUZIC, Guillaume DE NANTEUIL, Olivier GENESTE, Imre FEJES, János TATAI, Miklós NYERGES, James Edward Paul DAVIDSON, James Brooke MURRAY, I-Jen CHEN, Didier DURAND
  • Patent number: 11115856
    Abstract: A method and device are disclosed from the perspective of a first Wireless Transmit/Receive Unit (WTRU). In one embodiment, the method includes the first WTRU triggering a first buffer status report (BSR), wherein the first BSR indicates an amount of data expected to arrive. The method also includes the first WTRU triggering a second BSR, wherein the second BSR indicates an amount of data already available. The method further includes the first WTRU generating a MAC (Medium Access Control) PDU (Protocol Data Unit), wherein the MAC PDU includes at most one first BSR MAC CE (Control Element) for the first BSR and at most one second BSR MAC CE for the second BSR.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: I-Jen Chen, Meng-Hui Ou
  • Publication number: 20210250804
    Abstract: A method and device are disclosed from the perspective of a first Wireless Transmit/Receive Unit (WTRU). In one embodiment, the method includes the first WTRU triggering a first buffer status report (BSR), wherein the first BSR indicates an amount of data expected to arrive. The method also includes the first WTRU triggering a second BSR, wherein the second BSR indicates an amount of data already available. The method further includes the first WTRU generating a MAC (Medium Access Control) PDU (Protocol Data Unit), wherein the MAC PDU includes at most one first BSR MAC CE (Control Element) for the first BSR and at most one second BSR MAC CE for the second BSR.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Inventors: I-Jen Chen, Meng-Hui Ou
  • Publication number: 20210225741
    Abstract: A lead frame includes a die paddle, a first lead, a second lead, an extending portion and at least one supporting portion. The first lead includes a first main portion and a first I/O portion opposite to the first main portion. The second lead includes a second main portion and a second I/O portion opposite to the second main portion. The first lead and the second lead surround the die paddle. The extending portion extends from the first main portion of the first lead. The supporting portion is connected to the extending portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    Inventors: I-Jen CHEN, Guo-Cheng LIAO, Jyun-Chi JHAN, Hui-Chen HSU
  • Patent number: 11058689
    Abstract: Compounds of formula (I): wherein A1, A2, Ra, Rb, Rc, Rd, R3, R4, R5 and T are as defined in the description. Medicinal products containing the same which are useful in treating pathologies involving a deficit in apoptosis, such as cancer, auto-immune diseases, and diseases of the immune system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignees: LES LABORATOIRES SERVIER, VERNALIS (R&D) LTD
    Inventors: Arnaud Le Tiran, Thierry Le Diguarher, Jérôme-Benoît Starck, Jean-Michel Henlin, Anne-Françoise Guillouzic, Guillaume De Nanteuil, Olivier Geneste, Imre Fejes, János Tatai, Miklós Nyerges, James Edward Paul Davidson, James Brooke Murray, I-Jen Chen, Didier Durand