Patents by Inventor Jin-Yuan Lee

Jin-Yuan Lee 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: 11189726
    Abstract: The various described embodiments provide a transistor with a negative capacitance, and a method of creating the same. The transistor includes a gate structure having a ferroelectric layer. The ferroelectric layer is formed by forming a thick ferroelectric film, annealing the ferroelectric film to have a desired phase, and thinning the ferroelectric film to a desired thickness of the ferroelectric layer. This process ensures that the ferroelectric layer will have ferroelectric properties regardless of its thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Feng Yuan, Ming-Shiang Lin, Chia-Cheng Ho, Jin Cai, Tzu-Chung Wang, Tung Ying Lee
  • Publication number: 20210351775
    Abstract: An expandable logic scheme based on a chip package, includes: an interconnection substrate comprising a set of data buses for use in an expandable interconnection scheme, wherein the set of data buses is divided into a plurality of data bus subsets; and a first field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) integrated-circuit (IC) chip comprising a plurality of first I/O ports coupling to the set of data buses and at least one first I/O-port selection pad configured to select a first port from the plurality of first I/O ports in a first clock cycle to pass a first data between a first data bus subset of the plurality of data bus subsets and the first field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) integrated-circuit (IC) chip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2021
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Inventors: Jin-Yuan Lee, Mou-Shiung Lin
  • Patent number: 11159165
    Abstract: A multi-chip package includes a field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) integrated-circuit (IC) chip configured to perform a logic function based on a truth table, wherein the field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) integrated-circuit (IC) chip comprises multiple non-volatile memory cells therein configured to store multiple resulting values of the truth table, and a programmable logic block therein configured to select, in accordance with one of the combinations of its inputs, one from the resulting values into its output; and a memory chip coupling to the field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) integrated-circuit (IC) chip, wherein a data bit width between the field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) integrated-circuit (IC) chip and the memory chip is greater than or equal to 64.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: iCometrue Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Mou-Shiung Lin, Jin-Yuan Lee
  • Patent number: 11159166
    Abstract: A field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) integrated-circuit (IC) chip configured to perform a logic function based on a look-up table (LUT), includes: multiple non-volatile memory cells therein configured to store multiple resulting values of the look-up table (LUT); and a programmable logic block therein having multiple static-random-access-memory (SRAM) cells configured to store the resulting values passed from the non-volatile memory cells, wherein the programmable logic block is configured to select, in accordance with one of the combinations of its inputs, one from the resulting values stored in the static-random-access-memory (SRAM) cells into its output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: iCometrue Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin-Yuan Lee, Mou-Shiung Lin
  • Publication number: 20210312114
    Abstract: A chip package used as a logic drive, includes: multiple semiconductor chips, a polymer layer horizontally between the semiconductor chips; multiple metal layers over the semiconductor chips and polymer layer, wherein the metal layers are connected to the semiconductor chips and extend across edges of the semiconductor chips, wherein one of the metal layers has a thickness between 0.5 and 5 micrometers and a trace width between 0.5 and 5 micrometers; multiple dielectric layers each between neighboring two of the metal layers and over the semiconductor chips and polymer layer, wherein the dielectric layers extend across the edges of the semiconductor chips, wherein one of the dielectric layers has a thickness between 0.5 and 5 micrometers; and multiple metal bumps on a top one of the metal layers, wherein one of the semiconductor chips is a FPGA IC chip, and another one of the semiconductor chips is a NVMIC chip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Mou-Shiung Lin, Jin-Yuan Lee
  • Patent number: 11101801
    Abstract: An expandable logic scheme based on a chip package, includes: an interconnection substrate comprising a set of data buses for use in an expandable interconnection scheme, wherein the set of data buses is divided into a plurality of data bus subsets; and a first field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) integrated-circuit (IC) chip comprising a plurality of first I/O ports coupling to the set of data buses and at least one first I/O-port selection pad configured to select a first port from the plurality of first I/O ports in a first clock cycle to pass a first data between a first data bus subset of the plurality of data bus subsets and the first field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) integrated-circuit (IC) chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: iCometrue Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin-Yuan Lee, Mou-Shiung Lin
  • Patent number: 11093677
    Abstract: A chip package used as a logic drive, includes: multiple semiconductor chips, a polymer layer horizontally between the semiconductor chips; multiple metal layers over the semiconductor chips and polymer layer, wherein the metal layers are connected to the semiconductor chips and extend across edges of the semiconductor chips, wherein one of the metal layers has a thickness between 0.5 and 5 micrometers and a trace width between 0.5 and 5 micrometers; multiple dielectric layers each between neighboring two of the metal layers and over the semiconductor chips and polymer layer, wherein the dielectric layers extend across the edges of the semiconductor chips, wherein one of the dielectric layers has a thickness between 0.5 and 5 micrometers; and multiple metal bumps on a top one of the metal layers, wherein one of the semiconductor chips is a FPGA IC chip, and another one of the semiconductor chips is a NVMIC chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: iCometrue Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Mou-Shiung Lin, Jin-Yuan Lee
  • Publication number: 20210232744
    Abstract: A chip package used as a logic drive, includes: multiple semiconductor chips, a polymer layer horizontally between the semiconductor chips; multiple metal layers over the semiconductor chips and polymer layer, wherein the metal layers are connected to the semiconductor chips and extend across edges of the semiconductor chips, wherein one of the metal layers has a thickness between 0.5 and 5 micrometers and a trace width between 0.5 and 5 micrometers; multiple dielectric layers each between neighboring two of the metal layers and over the semiconductor chips and polymer layer, wherein the dielectric layers extend across the edges of the semiconductor chips, wherein one of the dielectric layers has a thickness between 0.5 and 5 micrometers; and multiple metal bumps on a top one of the metal layers, wherein one of the semiconductor chips is a FPGA IC chip, and another one of the semiconductor chips is a NVMIC chip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Inventors: Mou-Shiung Lin, Jin-Yuan Lee
  • Publication number: 20210234544
    Abstract: A field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) IC chip includes multiple first non-volatile memory cells in the FPGA IC chip, wherein the first non-volatile memory cells are configured to save multiple resulting values for a look-up table (LUT) of a programmable logic block of the FPGA IC chip, wherein the programmable logic block is configured to select, in accordance with its inputs, one from the resulting values into its output; and multiple second non-volatile memory cells in the FPGA IC chip, wherein the second non-volatile memory cells are configured to save multiple programming codes configured to control a switch of the FPGA IC chip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Inventors: Jin-Yuan Lee, Mou-Shiung Lin
  • Publication number: 20210225708
    Abstract: A method for a through-silicon-via (TSV) connector includes: providing a semiconductor wafer with a silicon substrate, wherein the semiconductor wafer has a frontside and a backside opposite to the frontside thereof; forming multiple holes in the silicon substrate of the semiconductor wafer; forming a first insulating layer at a sidewall and bottom of each of the holes; forming a metal layer over the semiconductor wafer and in each of the holes; polishing the metal layer outside each of the holes to expose a frontside surface of the metal layer in each of the holes; forming multiple metal bumps or pads each on the frontside surface of the metal layer in at least one of the holes; grinding a backside of the silicon substrate of the semiconductor wafer to expose a backside surface of the metal layer in each of the holes, wherein the backside surface of the metal layer in each of the holes and a backside surface of the silicon substrate of the semiconductor wafer are coplanar; and cutting the semiconductor wafer
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Jin-Yuan Lee, Mou-Shiung Lin
  • Publication number: 20210167057
    Abstract: A chip package includes an interposer comprising a silicon substrate, multiple metal vias passing through the silicon substrate, a first interconnection metal layer over the silicon substrate, a second interconnection metal layer over the silicon substrate, and an insulating dielectric layer over the silicon substrate and between the first and second interconnection metal layers; a field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) integrated-circuit (IC) chip over the interposer; multiple first metal bumps between the interposer and the FPGA IC chip; a first underfill between the interposer and the FPGA IC chip, wherein the first underfill encloses the first metal bumps; a non-volatile memory (NVM) IC chip over the interposer; multiple second metal bumps between the interposer and the NVM IC chip; and a second underfill between the interposer and the NVM IC chip, wherein the second underfill encloses the second metal bumps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Jin-Yuan Lee, Mou-Shiung Lin
  • Publication number: 20210143124
    Abstract: A multi-chip package comprising: an interconnection substrate comprising an interconnection bridge embedded in the interconnection substrate, and an interconnection scheme comprising a first interconnection metal layer, a second interconnection metal layer over the first interconnection layer and the interconnection bridge, and a polymer layer between the first and second interconnection metal layers, wherein the interconnection bridge is embedded in the interconnection scheme and has sidewalls surrounded by the polymer layer; a semiconductor IC chip over the interconnection substrate and across over an edge of the interconnection bridge; a memory chip over the interconnection substrate and across over an edge of the interconnection bridge, wherein the interconnection bridge comprises a plurality of metal interconnects configured for a data bus coupling the semiconductor IC chip to the memory chip, wherein a bitwidth of the data bus between the semiconductor IC chip and the memory chip is greater than or equa
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2021
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: Mou-Shiung Lin, Jin-Yuan Lee
  • Patent number: 10985760
    Abstract: A field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) IC chip includes multiple first non-volatile memory cells in the FPGA IC chip, wherein the first non-volatile memory cells are configured to save multiple resulting values for a look-up table (LUT) of a programmable logic block of the FPGA IC chip, wherein the programmable logic block is configured to select, in accordance with its inputs, one from the resulting values into its output; and multiple second non-volatile memory cells in the FPGA IC chip, wherein the second non-volatile memory cells are configured to save multiple programming codes configured to control a switch of the FPGA IC chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: iCometrue Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin-Yuan Lee, Mou-Shiung Lin
  • Patent number: 10985154
    Abstract: A multichip package comprising: a first chip package comprising a first semiconductor IC chip, a first polymer layer in a space beyond and extending from a sidewall of the first semiconductor IC chip, a first through package via in the first polymer layer, and a first interconnection scheme under the first semiconductor IC chip, first polymer layer and first through package via, wherein the first semiconductor IC chip comprises a plurality of volatile memory cells configured to store first data associated with a plurality of resulting values for a look-up table (LUT) and a selection circuit configured to select, in accordance with a first input data set thereof, a data from a second input data set thereof as an output data for the logic operation; a first metal bump under the first chip package; and a non-volatile memory IC chip over the first chip package, wherein the non-volatile memory IC chip comprises a plurality of first non-volatile memory cells configured to store second data associated with the plura
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: iCometrue Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin-Yuan Lee, Mou-Shiung Lin
  • Publication number: 20210104551
    Abstract: A multi-chip package includes: an interposer; a first IC chip over the interposer, wherein the first IC chip is configured to be programmed to perform a logic operation, comprising a NVM cell configured to store a resulting value of a look-up table, a sense amplifier having an input data associated with the resulting value from the NVM cell and an output data associated with the first input data of the sense amplifier, and a logic circuit comprising a SRAM cell configured to store data associated with the output data of the sense amplifier, and a multiplexer comprising a first set of input points for a first input data set for the logic operation and a second set of input points for a second input data set having data associated with the data stored in the SRAM cell, wherein the multiplexer is configured to select, in accordance with the first input data set, an input data from the second input data set as an output data for the logic operation; and a second IC chip over the interposer, wherein the first IC c
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Mou-Shiung Lin, Jin-Yuan Lee
  • Publication number: 20210090983
    Abstract: A chip package includes a first interconnection scheme; a plurality of first metal contacts under and on the first interconnection scheme and at a bottom surface of the chip package; a first semiconductor IC chip over the first interconnection scheme; a first connector over the first interconnection scheme and at a same horizontal level as the first semiconductor IC chip, wherein the first connector comprises a first substrate and a plurality of first through vias vertically extending through the first substrate of the first connector; a first polymer layer over the first interconnection scheme, wherein the first polymer layer has a top surface coplanar with a top surface of the first semiconductor IC chip, a top surface of the first substrate of the first connector and a top surface of each of the plurality of first through vias; and a second interconnection scheme on the top surface of the first polymer layer, the top surface of the first semiconductor IC chip, the top surface of the first connector and the
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Mou-Shiung Lin, Jin-Yuan Lee
  • Patent number: 10957679
    Abstract: A chip package includes an interposer comprising a silicon substrate, multiple metal vias passing through the silicon substrate, a first interconnection metal layer over the silicon substrate, a second interconnection metal layer over the silicon substrate, and an insulating dielectric layer over the silicon substrate and between the first and second interconnection metal layers; a field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) integrated-circuit (IC) chip over the interposer; multiple first metal bumps between the interposer and the FPGA IC chip; a first underfill between the interposer and the FPGA IC chip, wherein the first underfill encloses the first metal bumps; a non-volatile memory (NVM) IC chip over the interposer; multiple second metal bumps between the interposer and the NVM IC chip; and a second underfill between the interposer and the NVM IC chip, wherein the second underfill encloses the second metal bumps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: iCometrue Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin-Yuan Lee, Mou-Shiung Lin
  • Publication number: 20210075423
    Abstract: A three-dimensional programmable interconnection system based on a multi-chip package includes: a programmable metal bump or pad at a bottom of the multi-chip package; a first programmable interconnect provided by an interposer of the multi-chip package; a second programmable interconnect provided by the interposer; and a switch provided by a first semiconductor chip of the multi-chip package, wherein the switch is configured to control connection between the first and second programmable interconnects, wherein the programmable metal bump or pad couples to a second semiconductor chip of the multi-chip package through the switch and the first and second programmable interconnects, wherein the first and second semiconductor chips are over the interposer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Mou-Shiung Lin, Jin-Yuan Lee
  • Patent number: 10937762
    Abstract: A multi-chip package comprising: an interconnection substrate comprising an interconnection bridge embedded in the interconnection substrate, and an interconnection scheme comprising a first interconnection metal layer, a second interconnection metal layer over the first interconnection layer and the interconnection bridge, and a polymer layer between the first and second interconnection metal layers, wherein the interconnection bridge is embedded in the interconnection scheme and has sidewalls surrounded by the polymer layer; a semiconductor IC chip over the interconnection substrate and across over an edge of the interconnection bridge; a memory chip over the interconnection substrate and across over an edge of the interconnection bridge, wherein the interconnection bridge comprises a plurality of metal interconnects configured for a data bus coupling the semiconductor IC chip to the memory chip, wherein a bitwidth of the data bus between the semiconductor IC chip and the memory chip is greater than or equa
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: iCometrue Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Mou-Shiung Lin, Jin-Yuan Lee
  • Publication number: 20210050300
    Abstract: A multichip package includes: a chip package comprising a first IC chip, a polymer layer in a space beyond and extending from a sidewall of the first IC chip, a through package via in the polymer layer, an interconnection scheme under the first IC chip, polymer layer and through package via, and a metal bump under the interconnection scheme and at a bottom of the chip package, wherein the first IC chip comprises memory cells for storing data therein associated with resulting values for a look-up table (LUT) and a selection circuit comprising a first input data set for a logic operation and a second input data set associated with the data stored in the memory cells, wherein the selection circuit selects, in accordance with the first input data set, data from the second input data set as an output data for the logic operation; and a second IC chip over the chip package, wherein the second IC chip couples to the first IC chip through, in sequence, the through package via and interconnection scheme, wherein the s
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Mou-Shiung Lin, Jin-Yuan Lee