Patents by Inventor Kok Yau Chua

Kok Yau Chua 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: 11081417
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a package, comprising embedding the semiconductor chip with an encapsulant comprising a transition metal in a concentration in a range between 10 ppm and 10,000 ppm; selectively converting of a part of the transition metal, such that the electrical conductivity of the encapsulant increases; and plating the converted part of the encapsulant with an electrically conductive material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Sook Woon Chan, Chau Fatt Chiang, Kok Yau Chua, Soon Lock Goh, Swee Kah Lee, Joachim Mahler, Mei Chin Ng, Beng Keh See, Guan Choon Matthew Nelson Tee
  • Patent number: 11039231
    Abstract: In accordance with an embodiment a package includes: a package structure which defines inner surfaces delimiting an inner volume and outer surfaces directed towards an exterior of the package; at least one acoustic sensor element applied to at least one of the inner surfaces, to convert acoustic waves arriving from the exterior of the package into acoustic information in the form of electric signals; a plurality of millimeter wave sensing elements applied to at least one of the outer surfaces, to receive reflected radar signals from objects in the exterior of the package; and a circuitry applied to at least one of the inner surfaces of the package structure, wherein the circuitry is electrically connected to the at least one acoustic sensor element and the plurality of millimeter wave sensing elements to process the acoustic information and the reflected radar signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
    Inventors: Kok Yau Chua, Chee Yang Ng
  • Publication number: 20210025774
    Abstract: A pressure sensor includes a lidless structure defining an internal chamber for a sealed environment and presenting an aperture; a chip including a membrane deformable on the basis of external pressure, the chip being mounted outside the lidless structure in correspondence to the aperture so that the membrane closes the sealed environment; and a circuitry configured to provide a pressure measurement information based on the deformation of the membrane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Chau Fatt Chiang, Paul Armand Asentista Calo, Chan Lam Cha, Kok Yau Chua, Jo Ean Chye, Chee Hong Lee, Swee Kah Lee, Theng Chao Long, Jayaganasan Narayanasamy, Khay Chwan Saw
  • Publication number: 20200381380
    Abstract: Embodiments of molded packages and corresponding methods of manufacture are provided. In an embodiment of a molded package, the molded package includes a laser-activatable mold compound having a plurality of laser-activated regions which are plated with an electrically conductive material to form metal pads and/or metal traces at a first side of the laser-activatable mold compound. A semiconductor die embedded in the laser-activatable mold compound has a plurality of die pads. An interconnect electrically connects the plurality of die pads of the semiconductor die to the metal pads and/or metal traces at the first side of the laser-activatable mold compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Chee Hong Lee, Kok Yau Chua, Chii Shang Hong, Swee Kah Lee, Chee Yang Ng, Klaus Schiess
  • Patent number: 10777536
    Abstract: Embodiments of chip-package and corresponding methods of manufacture are provided. In an embodiment of a chip-package, the chip-package includes: a carrier having a first side and a second side opposing the first side; a first chip coupled to the first side of the carrier; a second chip coupled to the second side of the carrier; an encapsulation with a first portion, which at least partially encloses the first chip on the first side of the carrier, and a second portion, which at least partially encloses the second chip on the second side of the carrier; a via extending through the first portion of the encapsulation, the carrier and the second portion of the encapsulation; and an electrically conductive material at least partly covering a sidewall of the via in the first portion or the second portion of the encapsulation, to electrically contact the carrier at either side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Chau Fatt Chiang, April Coleen Tuazon Bernardez, Junny Abdul Wahid, Roslie Saini bin Bakar, Kon Hoe Chin, Hock Heng Chong, Kok Yau Chua, Hsieh Ting Kuek, Chee Hong Lee, Soon Lee Liew, Nurfarena Othman, Pei Luan Pok, Werner Reiss, Stefan Schmalzl
  • Publication number: 20200154183
    Abstract: In accordance with an embodiment a package includes: a package structure which defines inner surfaces delimiting an inner volume and outer surfaces directed towards an exterior of the package; at least one acoustic sensor element applied to at least one of the inner surfaces, to convert acoustic waves arriving from the exterior of the package into acoustic information in the form of electric signals; a plurality of millimeter wave sensing elements applied to at least one of the outer surfaces, to receive reflected radar signals from objects in the exterior of the package; and a circuitry applied to at least one of the inner surfaces of the package structure, wherein the circuitry is electrically connected to the at least one acoustic sensor element and the plurality of millimeter wave sensing elements to process the acoustic information and the reflected radar signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Kok Yau Chua, Chee Yang Ng
  • Patent number: 10631100
    Abstract: A device includes: a first sidewall including a first opening extending through the first sidewall; a first sensor attached to an interior surface of the first sidewall, wherein the first sensor is aligned to at least partially cover the first opening; a second sidewall opposite the first sidewall; a third sidewall attaching the first sidewall to the second sidewall; and a first contact pad disposed on an exterior surface of the third sidewall, wherein the first contact pad is configured to provide at least one of a power connection or a signal connection for the first sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
    Inventors: Chau Fatt Chiang, Kok Yau Chua
  • Patent number: 10595132
    Abstract: A device includes: a first sidewall including a first opening extending through the first sidewall; a first sensor attached to an interior surface of the first sidewall, wherein the first sensor is aligned to at least partially cover the first opening; a second sidewall opposite the first sidewall; a third sidewall attaching the first sidewall to the second sidewall; and a first contact pad disposed on an exterior surface of the third sidewall, wherein the first contact pad is configured to provide at least one of a power connection or a signal connection for the first sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
    Inventors: Chau Fatt Chiang, Kok Yau Chua
  • Publication number: 20200084550
    Abstract: A device includes: a first sidewall including a first opening extending through the first sidewall; a first sensor attached to an interior surface of the first sidewall, wherein the first sensor is aligned to at least partially cover the first opening; a second sidewall opposite the first sidewall; a third sidewall attaching the first sidewall to the second sidewall; and a first contact pad disposed on an exterior surface of the third sidewall, wherein the first contact pad is configured to provide at least one of a power connection or a signal connection for the first sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Chau Fatt Chiang, Kok Yau Chua
  • Publication number: 20200048075
    Abstract: An embodiment device includes a body structure having an interior cavity, a control chip disposed on a first interior surface of the interior cavity, and a sensor attached, at a first side, to a second interior surface of the interior cavity opposite the first interior surface. The sensor has a mounting pad on a second side of the sensor that faces the first interior surface, and the sensor is vertically spaced apart from the control chip by an air gap, with the sensor is aligned at least partially over the control chip. The device further includes an interconnect having a first end mounted on the mounting pad, the interconnect extending through the interior cavity toward the first interior surface, and the control chip is in electrical communication with the sensor by way of the interconnect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Sook Woon Chan, Chau Fatt Chiang, Kok Yau Chua, Swee Kah Lee, Chee Yang Ng
  • Publication number: 20200051898
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a leadframe includes a first electrically conductive part and a second electrically conductive part, each having an outer surface arranged to provide substantially coplanar outer contact areas having a footprint and an inner surface opposing the outer surface, the first part being spaced apart from the second part by a gap, a first recess arranged in the inner surface of the first part, a second recess arranged in the inner surface of the second part, and a first electrically conductive insert that is arranged in, and extends between, the first recess and the second recess and bridges the gap between the first part and the second part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Chau Fatt Chiang, Paul Armand Asentista Calo, Kok Yau Chua, Josef Hoeglauer, Swee Kah Lee, Khay Chwan Saw
  • Patent number: 10501312
    Abstract: An embodiment device includes a body structure having an interior cavity, a control chip disposed on a first interior surface of the interior cavity, and a sensor attached, at a first side, to a second interior surface of the interior cavity opposite the first interior surface. The sensor has a mounting pad on a second side of the sensor that faces the first interior surface, and the sensor is vertically spaced apart from the control chip by an air gap, with the sensor is aligned at least partially over the control chip. The device further includes an interconnect having a first end mounted on the mounting pad, the interconnect extending through the interior cavity toward the first interior surface, and the control chip is in electrical communication with the sensor by way of the interconnect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Sook Woon Chan, Chau Fatt Chiang, Kok Yau Chua, Swee Kah Lee, Chee Yang Ng
  • Publication number: 20190341324
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a package, comprising embedding the semiconductor chip with an encapsulant comprising a transition metal in a concentration in a range between 10 ppm and 10,000 ppm; selectively converting of a part of the transition metal, such that the electrical conductivity of the encapsulant increases; and plating the converted part of the encapsulant with an electrically conductive material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Sook Woon CHAN, Chau Fatt CHIANG, Kok Yau CHUA, Soon Lock GOH, Swee Kah LEE, Joachim MAHLER, Mei Chin NG, Beng Keh SEE, Guan Choon Matthew Nelson TEE
  • Patent number: 10396007
    Abstract: A package which comprises a first encapsulant configured so that electrically conductive material is plateable thereon, and a second encapsulant configured so that electrically conductive material is not plateable thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Sook Woon Chan, Chau Fatt Chiang, Kok Yau Chua, Soon Lock Goh, Swee Kah Lee, Joachim Mahler, Mei Chin Ng, Beng Keh See, Guan Choon Matthew Nelson Tee
  • Publication number: 20190181120
    Abstract: Embodiments of chip-package and corresponding methods of manufacture are provided. In an embodiment of a chip-package, the chip-package includes: a carrier having a first side and a second side opposing the first side; a first chip coupled to the first side of the carrier; a second chip coupled to the second side of the carrier; an encapsulation with a first portion, which at least partially encloses the first chip on the first side of the carrier, and a second portion, which at least partially encloses the second chip on the second side of the carrier; a via extending through the first portion of the encapsulation, the carrier and the second portion of the encapsulation; and an electrically conductive material at least partly covering a sidewall of the via in the first portion or the second portion of the encapsulation, to electrically contact the carrier at either side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Chau Fatt Chiang, April Coleen Tuazon Bernardez, Junny Abdul Wahid, Roslie Saini bin Bakar, Kon Hoe Chin, Hock Heng Chong, Kok Yau Chua, Hsieh Ting Kuek, Chee Hong Lee, Soon Lee Liew, Nurfarena Othman, Pei Luan Pok, Werner Reiss, Stefan Schmalzl
  • Patent number: 10304780
    Abstract: A device includes a substrate that includes conductive structures and has a first surface that is opposite to a second surface. Conductive pillars are built up over and electrically coupled to at least one of the conductive structures. An integrated circuit is disposed over the first surface and electrically coupled to the conductive structures. A molding compound is formed over the first surface of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Chau Fatt Chiang, Kok Yau Chua, Swee Kah Lee, Chee Yang Ng, Valentyn Solomko
  • Publication number: 20190023561
    Abstract: An embodiment device includes a body structure having an interior cavity, a control chip disposed on a first interior surface of the interior cavity, and a sensor attached, at a first side, to a second interior surface of the interior cavity opposite the first interior surface. The sensor has a mounting pad on a second side of the sensor that faces the first interior surface, and the sensor is vertically spaced apart from the control chip by an air gap, with the sensor is aligned at least partially over the control chip. The device further includes an interconnect having a first end mounted on the mounting pad, the interconnect extending through the interior cavity toward the first interior surface, and the control chip is in electrical communication with the sensor by way of the interconnect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2017
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: Sook Woon Chan, Chau Fatt Chiang, Kok Yau Chua, Swee Kah Lee, Chee Yang Ng
  • Patent number: 10163812
    Abstract: A device includes a substrate that includes conductive structures and has a first surface that is opposite to a second surface. Conductive pillars are built up over and electrically coupled to at least one of the conductive structures. An integrated circuit is disposed over the first surface and electrically coupled to the conductive structures. A molding compound is formed over the first surface of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Chau Fatt Chiang, Kok Yau Chua, Swee Kah Lee, Chee Yang Ng, Valentyn Solomko
  • Patent number: 10155657
    Abstract: The electronic device comprises a semiconductor chip comprising a first main face, a second main face opposite to the first main face, side faces connecting the first and second main faces, and a sensor element or actuator element disposed at the first main face, and a substrate, wherein the semiconductor chip is disposed above the substrate, the first main face of the semiconductor chip facing the substrate, wherein the substrate comprises a substrate opening, the substrate opening permitting passage of signals to the sensor element or from the actuator element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Matthias Steiert, Kok Yau Chua, Chu Hua Goh, Woon Yau Lim, Christina Yeong
  • Publication number: 20180308804
    Abstract: A device includes a substrate that includes conductive structures and has a first surface that is opposite to a second surface. Conductive pillars are built up over and electrically coupled to at least one of the conductive structures. An integrated circuit is disposed over the first surface and electrically coupled to the conductive structures. A molding compound is formed over the first surface of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Chau Fatt Chiang, Kok Yau Chua, Swee Kah Lee, Chee Yang NG, Valentyn Solomko