Patents by Inventor Jong Woo Kim

Jong Woo 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).

  • Publication number: 20220014099
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a single- and multi-phase DC/DC converter and a control method thereof that can offer a wide range of voltage conversion ratio by substantially reducing the switching frequency range, thereby resulting in performance improvement. Reduction in the switching frequency range is achieved by controlling the output voltage or current with a combination of variable duty ratio, variable frequency, and delay-time control.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: Delta Electronics, Inc.
    Inventors: Jong Woo Kim, Peter Mantovanelli Barbosa, Hao Sun, Minli Jia
  • Publication number: 20220011369
    Abstract: A system for managing a battery of a vehicle includes a first controller configured to control a power-on (IG ON) state and a power-off (IG OFF) state of a plurality of controllers in the vehicle and to be periodically woken up in the power-off (IG OFF) state to wake up at least some of the plurality of controllers, and a second controller configured to turn off a main relay connecting a first battery in the vehicle and a vehicle system when the power-off (IG OFF) state begins, to monitor a state of the first battery storing energy for generating power of the vehicle by maintaining power during a preset first reference time, to be woken up at a wake-up period of the first controller when the first reference time elapses, and to monitor the state of the first battery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2020
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Ki Seung Baek, Ik Jun Choi, Do Sung Hwang, Kyung Taek Jung, Chang Yu Kim, Dea Ki Cheong, Tae Hyuck Kim, Han Seung Myoung, Ho Joong Lee, Hye Seung Kim, Byoung Jik Ahn, Kyu Beom Ko, Hyo Sik Moon, Jong Seo Yoon, Sung Il Lee, Hong Min Oh, Jin Woo Cho
  • Publication number: 20220008705
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method for increasing the viability of cells by ultrasound irradiation and an ultrasound irradiation apparatus using same. The method comprises: applying a drug and an epidermal drug delivery system onto the epidermis of a subject; and, with ultrasound parameters each being preset within a certain range, an ultrasound irradiation apparatus irradiating ultrasound onto the epidermis of the subject through an ultrasound generation unit placed within a critical range from the epidermis of the subject, wherein the epidermal drug delivery system induces the formation of cavities, i.e., cavitation around the epidermis of the subject when the ultrasound is irradiated, the ultrasound parameters at least include an ultrasound pressure and an ultrasound duty percentage, the ultrasound pressure is 0.5-1 MPa, and the ultrasound duty percentage is 1-5%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Chul Woo KIM, Dong Hee PARK, Jong Ho WON, Hea Ry OH
  • Publication number: 20220010701
    Abstract: A continuously variable valve duration apparatus may include a camshaft, a cam unit on which a cam is formed, wherein the camshaft is inserted into the cam unit, first and second guide brackets into which the camshaft is inserted, a wheel housing movably mounted to the first guide bracket and the second guide bracket, respectively, an internal wheel rotatably provided on each wheel housing and transmitting rotation of the camshaft to the cam unit, a worm wheel mounted on the first guide bracket and the second guide bracket, respectively to engage the wheel housing, a control shaft which is rotatably mounted on the first guide bracket and the second guide bracket, and engages with the each worm wheel to move the position of the wheel housing according to its rotation, and a connecting member that connects the first guide bracket and the second guide bracket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2020
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Hyeon Woo KIM, Kyoung Pyo HA, Back Sik KIM, Jong Gu KIM
  • Patent number: 11221696
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a housing that forms a rear surface of the electronic device and at least a portion of a side surface of the electronic device, a display that forms a portion of a front surface of the electronic device, a flexible layer extended from the display, the flexible layer including: a bent portion, and a planar portion extended from the bent portion and disposed between the display and the rear surface of the housing, the planar portion including a first surface facing the display and a second surface facing the rear surface, a display driver integrated circuit (DDIC) mounted on the first surface of the planar portion of the flexible layer, the DDIC electrically connected to the display, and a flexible printed circuit board connected with the flexible layer on the second surface of the planar portion of the flexible layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seong Hoon Kim, Jaewan Kim, Min-Sung Lee, Min-Su Jung, Dohyung Ha, Sung-Won Hong, Kwang-Tai Kim, Hyungsup Byeon, Donghyun Yeom, Seung Ah Oh, Min-Woo Yoo, Jungwon Lee, Jong-Chul Choi, Hyun-Ju Hong
  • Publication number: 20220006390
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an isolated multi-phase DC/DC converter with a reduced quantity of blocking capacitors. In one aspect, the converter includes a multi-phase transformer having a primary circuit and a secondary circuit magnetically coupled to the primary circuit, the primary circuit having a first quantity of terminals, and the secondary circuit having a second quantity of terminals; a third quantity of blocking capacitors, each being electrically connected in series to a respective one of the terminals of the primary circuit; and a fourth quantity of blocking capacitors, each being electrically connected in series to a respective one of the terminals of the secondary circuit. The third quantity is one less than the first quantity. The fourth quantity is one less than the second quantity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Jong Woo Kim, Peter Mantovanelli Barbosa
  • Publication number: 20220003382
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a rear lamp which has a 3D light distribution effect so as to represent a sense of depth by the infinity mirror effect and, more specifically, to a rear lamp configured to produce a movable light distribution image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: Korea Photonics Technology Institute
    Inventors: Sang-Yoo KIM, Kwang-Woo PARK, Jong-Guck KIM, Su-Bin NO
  • Publication number: 20220005158
    Abstract: Provided a multilayered MLA structure for correcting the refractive power abnormality of the user, and the multilayered MLA structure, as a multilayered MLA structure for correcting according to the refractive power abnormality of the user and the screen of the display panel for a user with refractive power problems in the eyes, including presbyopia, myopia, and hyperopia. It includes: a first MLA lens, which is spaced apart from the display panel by the first gap (gap . . . 1) by having the lower thickness of the first gap (gap_1) of the display panel, and which has the first lens's height (lens_sag_height_1); a first gap layer on the first MLA lens having the first thickness (gap_thickness_1); a second MLA lens, which is spaced apart from the first gap layer by the second gap (gap_2) by having the lower thickness of the second gap (gap_2), and which has the second lens's height (lens_sag_height_1); an. n-th gap layer On the n-th MLA.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2019
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Jong Woo LEE, Hee Dong KIM, Jae Won YUN, Seok Myong KANG
  • Publication number: 20210405724
    Abstract: An open channel solid state drive includes a flash memory including a first block and a controller which controls the flash memory, the controller receiving write data and a physical address of the first block from a host and attempting a write of the data in the first block. The controller generates first data which is not written in the first block among the write data when a power-off occurs during writing attempt. The write data includes the first data and second data already written in the first block. The controller determines whether successive writing of the first data in the first block is possible or impossible. If the successive writing is possible, the controller successively writes the data in the first block. If the successive writing is impossible, the host or the controller writes the first data and the second data in a second block of the flash memory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: DAE OK KIM, In Hae Kang, Min Seok Ko, Yang Woo Roh, In Hwan Doh, Jong Won Lee, Se Jeong Jang
  • Publication number: 20210405321
    Abstract: A camera module is provided. The camera module includes a lens module; a carrier coupled to the lens module, and configured to rotate using an optical axis as a rotation axis; a housing configured to accommodate and support the carrier; and a guide unit disposed between the carrier and the housing, wherein the guide unit includes a ball member that is configured to perform a rolling movement between the carrier and the housing, and a first substrate connected to the lens module, wherein at least a portion of the first substrate is configured to bend as the carrier is rotated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Oh Byoung KWON, Jong Woo HONG, Gab Yong KIM, Ki Hoon JANG, Bo Sung SEO
  • Publication number: 20210409687
    Abstract: Provided are an image encoding method and device. When carrying out image encoding for a block within a slice, at least one block in a restored block of the slice is set as a reference block. When this is done, the encoding parameters of the reference block are distinguished, and the block to be encoded is encoded adaptively based on the encoding parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Jong Ho KIM, Hae Chul CHOI, Hui Yong KIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Jin Ho LEE, Se Yoon JEONG, Suk Hee CHO, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woo HONG, Jin Woong KIM
  • Publication number: 20210398750
    Abstract: A capacitor component includes a body including a dielectric layer, a layering portion in which first and second internal electrodes opposing each other are layered in a first direction, and first and second connecting portions disposed on both surfaces of the layering portion taken in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction and connected to the first and second internal electrodes, respectively; and first and second external electrodes disposed on the first and second connecting portions, respectively, and the first and second external electrodes include metal powder particles, a surface of each of which is coated with at least one of graphene and carbon nanotubes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jong Ho LEE, Jung Tae PARK, Hee Ju SON, Min Woo KIM
  • Patent number: 11205368
    Abstract: A display device and a method of driving the same are described. The display device includes: an over driver to overdrive current frame data included in input image data to output overdriving frame data; a data driver to generate a data signal for the current frame data based on the overdriving frame data; and a display panel including a plurality of pixels to receive the data signal, the over driver may calculate a temporal change rate or a spatial change rate of the input image data, and output the overdriving frame data utilizing a reference formula having a first main parameter determined according to the calculated result. Therefore, overdriving may be performed dynamically according to the spatial change rate or the temporal change rate of the input image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong Man Kim, Sang Su Han, Da Eun Kang, Jae Woo Ryu
  • Publication number: 20210381952
    Abstract: Provided are an optical sensor device using surface acoustic waves and an optical sensor device package. The optical sensor device includes: a substrate including a first light sensing area and a temperature sensing area and including a piezo electric material; a first input electrode and a first output electrode which are disposed in the first light sensing area and are apart from each other with a first delay gap therebetween; a first sensing film overlapping the first delay gap and configured to cover at least some portions of the first input electrode and the first output electrode; and a second input electrode and a second output electrode which are disposed in the temperature sensing area and are apart from each other with a second delay gap therebetween. The second delay gap is exposed to air.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2021
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Inventors: Jin Woo LEE, Byung Moon LEE, Jin Kee HONG, Jong Woo KIM
  • Patent number: 11195586
    Abstract: A memory device and a method of operating the memory device are provided. The memory device includes a memory cell array including memory cells that are programmed into a plurality of program states, a peripheral circuit configured to perform a read operation on the memory cell array, and control logic configured to control the peripheral circuit to perform the read operation and to control the peripheral circuit to perform a masking process on first memory cells having a threshold voltage level higher than a first read level and second memory cells having a threshold voltage level lower than a second read level among the memory cells during the read operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: SK hynix Inc.
    Inventors: Jong Woo Kim, Chi Wook An, Un Sang Lee, Hwang Huh
  • Patent number: 11187211
    Abstract: Disclosed is an energy supply system using hot waste water that controls a supply of energy required according to a situation of agricultural facilities. The energy supply system includes a hot waste water pipe connecting a power plant and at least one facility so as to supply thermal energy to the at least one facility through hot waste water discharged from the power plant; a ground heat exchanger buried under a ground and connected to the at least one facility so as to supply geothermal energy to the at least one facility; at least one solar cell module disposed in the at least one facility and supplying electric energy to the at least one facility; and a server configured to individually control the thermal energy, the geothermal energy and the electrical energy supplied to the at least one facility according to an environmental state of the at least one facility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: INTERTECH Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong Woo Kim, Yeon Ju Lim, Dae Young Kim
  • Publication number: 20210304825
    Abstract: A semiconductor memory device includes a memory cell array and a peripheral circuit. The memory cell array includes at least two planes. The peripheral circuit performs a memory operation on a selected plane of the at least two planes during a single plane operation and performs a dummy operation on an unselected plane of the at least two planes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Jong Woo KIM, Young Cheol SHIN
  • Patent number: 11112352
    Abstract: Provided are an optical sensor device using surface acoustic waves and an optical sensor device package. The optical sensor device includes: a substrate including a first light sensing area and a temperature sensing area and including a piezo electric material; a first input electrode and a first output electrode which are disposed in the first light sensing area and are apart from each other with a first delay gap therebetween; a first sensing film overlapping the first delay gap and configured to cover at least some portions of the first input electrode and the first output electrode; and a second input electrode and a second output electrode which are disposed in the temperature sensing area and are apart from each other with a second delay gap therebetween. The second delay gap is exposed to air.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: HAESUNG DS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Woo Lee, Byung Moon Lee, Jin Kee Hong, Jong Woo Kim
  • Patent number: 11108332
    Abstract: Disclosed is an asymmetrical half-bridge converter having high efficiency in a wide input voltage range. The converter may include a primary-side circuit including a first switch, a second switch, a primary-side capacitor, an additional inductor, and a primary-side magnetization inductor, and a secondary-side circuit including first and second diodes connected in series, first and second capacitors connected in series, a secondary-side rectification inductor having one end connected to the anode of the first diode and cathode of the second diode, and having the other end connected between the first and second capacitors connected in series, a first coupling inductor having one end connected to the cathode of the first diode and having the other end connected to the first capacitor, and a second coupling inductor having one end connected to the anode of the second diode and having the other end connected to the second capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Gun-Woo Moon, Jung-Kyu Han, Seung-Hyun Choi, Jong-Woo Kim, Keon-Woo Kim, Cheon-Yong Lim
  • Publication number: 20210264993
    Abstract: A semiconductor memory device, and a method of operating the same, includes a memory cell array, a peripheral circuit, and control logic. The memory cell array includes a plurality of memory blocks. The peripheral circuit is configured to perform a program operation on the memory cell array. The control logic is configured to control the program operation performed by the peripheral circuit. Each of the plurality of memory blocks is coupled to a drain select line, a plurality of word lines, and first and second source select lines that correspond to the memory block. During a program operation performed on a first memory block selected as a program target, among the plurality of memory blocks, the control logic controls the peripheral circuit so that a first source select line of a second memory block that is not selected as the program target, among the plurality of memory blocks, floats.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2020
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: SK hynix Inc.
    Inventors: Jong Woo KIM, Yu Jong NOH