Patents by Inventor Kyoung-won Na

Kyoung-won Na 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: 20210057478
    Abstract: An image sensor includes a substrate, first and second insulating structures, a first wiring structure, a through via, and first and second connection patterns. The substrate includes a sensor array region and a pad region. The first insulating structure is disposed on a second surface of the substrate. The first wiring structure is formed in the first insulating structure and includes first conductive layers and first vias. The through via passes through the substrate in the pad region and connects to the first wiring structure. The first connection pattern is connected to the first wiring structure. The second insulating structure is disposed on a fourth surface of the first insulating structure. The second connection pattern is connected to the first connection pattern. The first conductive layers include a first wiring, and a second wiring spaced farther from the substrate than the first wiring. The through via contacts the second wiring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kwang-Min Lee, Doo Won Kwon, Seok Jin Kwon, Kyoung Won Na, In Gyu Baek
  • Publication number: 20200111841
    Abstract: Image sensors are provided. An image sensor includes a color filter layer. The image sensor includes a metal structure adjacent a sidewall of the color filter layer. The image sensor includes an insulating layer on the color filter layer. Moreover, the image sensor includes an electrode layer on the insulating layer. Methods of forming image sensors are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Inventors: Kwang-min Lee, Kyoung-won Na, Dong-mo Im, Jung-wook Lim, Seok-jin Kwon
  • Patent number: 10535715
    Abstract: Image sensors are provided. An image sensor includes a color filter layer. The image sensor includes a metal structure adjacent a sidewall of the color filter layer. The image sensor includes an insulating layer on the color filter layer. Moreover, the image sensor includes an electrode layer on the insulating layer. Methods of forming image sensors are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kwang-min Lee, Kyoung-won Na, Dong-mo Im, Jung-wook Lim, Seok-jin Kwon
  • Publication number: 20190181183
    Abstract: Image sensors are provided. An image sensor includes a color filter layer. The image sensor includes a metal structure adjacent a sidewall of the color filter layer. The image sensor includes an insulating layer on the color filter layer. Moreover, the image sensor includes an electrode layer on the insulating layer. Methods of forming image sensors are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Kwang-min Lee, Kyoung-won Na, Dong-mo Im, Jung-wook Lim, Seok-jin Kwon
  • Patent number: 10243022
    Abstract: Image sensors are provided. An image sensor includes a color filter layer. The image sensor includes a metal structure adjacent a sidewall of the color filter layer. The image sensor includes an insulating layer on the color filter layer. Moreover, the image sensor includes an electrode layer on the insulating layer. Methods of forming image sensors are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kwang-min Lee, Kyoung-won Na, Dong-mo Im, Jung-wook Lim, Seok-jin Kwon
  • Patent number: 9954134
    Abstract: An optical biosensor, and a method of manufacturing the same, includes a first layer, a second layer stacked on the first layer, a first grating coupler within the first layer and the second layer, and a second grating coupler within the first layer. The first grating coupler is configured to couple a light pattern provided to a front side of the optical biosensor. The second grating coupler is configured to output the light pattern coupled by the first grating coupler to a photoelectric conversion element on a rear side of the optical biosensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyoung Won Na, Yoon Dong Park, Sung Dong Suh, Dong Mo Im
  • Patent number: 9893123
    Abstract: An image sensor includes a substrate comprising a first face and a second surface which faces the first surface and on which light is incident, a semiconductor photoelectric conversion device on the substrate, a gate electrode located between the first surface of the substrate and the semiconductor photoelectric conversion device and extending in a first direction perpendicular to the first surface, and an organic photoelectric conversion device stacked on the second surface of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tae-yon Lee, Kyoung-won Na, Jung-chak Ahn, Myung-won Lee, Joo-yeong Gong
  • Publication number: 20170170238
    Abstract: Image sensors are provided. An image sensor includes a color filter layer. The image sensor includes a metal structure adjacent a sidewall of the color filter layer. The image sensor includes an insulating layer on the color filter layer. Moreover, the image sensor includes an electrode layer on the insulating layer. Methods of forming image sensors are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2016
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventors: Kwang-min Lee, Kyoung-won Na, Dong-mo Im, Jung-wook Lim, Seok-jin Kwon
  • Publication number: 20170170239
    Abstract: An image sensor includes a substrate comprising a first face and a second surface which faces the first surface and on which light is incident, a semiconductor photoelectric conversion device on the substrate, a gate electrode located between the first surface of the substrate and the semiconductor photoelectric conversion device and extending in a first direction perpendicular to the first surface, and an organic photoelectric conversion device stacked on the second surface of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventors: Tae-yon LEE, Kyoung-won NA, Jung-chak AHN, Myung-won LEE, Joo-yeong GONG
  • Patent number: 9459414
    Abstract: An optical coupling system is provided which includes a first layer structure and a second layer structure. The first layer structure includes a plurality of layers sequentially stacked on a substrate, and is configured to compresses a beam emitted from a light source along a direction substantially perpendicular to a top surface of the substrate. The second layer structure is formed on the substrate, and is configured to compresses the beam, having passed through the first layer structure, along a direction substantially parallel to the top surface of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung-Dong Suh, Kyoung-Won Na, Yoon-Dong Park, Beom-Suk Lee, Dong-Mo Im
  • Patent number: 9366635
    Abstract: An optical biosensor may include a biosensing unit, detection unit, and signal processing unit. The biosensing unit may be configured for receiving first and second optical signals (which are generated from a phase-modulated optical signal), outputting a sensing signal by transmitting the first optical signal via a first optical path that includes a sensing resonator, and outputting a reference signal by transmitting the second optical signal via a second optical path that includes a reference resonator. The detection unit may be configured for receiving the sensing signal and the reference signal, detecting a phase element of each of the sensing signal and the reference signal through a signal demodulation operation, and detecting a phase difference between the sensing signal and the reference signal according to the detected phase elements. The signal processing unit may be configured for calculating the concentration of a bio-material based on the detected phase difference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung-dong Suh, Kyoung-won Na, Yoon-dong Park, Dong-mo Im, Ju-hwan Jung, Seok-yong Hong
  • Patent number: 9325414
    Abstract: A data processing system may include: a first device; a second device; and an optical link connected between the first and second devices. The optical link may include a main optical waveguide configured to transmit an optical signal output from the second device; N sub-optical waveguides; N mode couplers, each configured to perform a mode coupling operation between the main optical waveguide and a respective one of the N sub-optical waveguides; and an optical wavelength filter connected to an output terminal of the main optical waveguide and an output terminal of each one of the N sub-optical waveguides. Each of the N sub-optical waveguides may include a first region formed at a first distance from the main optical waveguide; a second region formed at a second, greater distance from the main optical waveguide; and a third region for connecting the first and second regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Dong Suh, In Sung Joe, Seong Gu Kim, Kyoung Won Na, Kyoung Ho Ha, Yong Hwack Shin
  • Publication number: 20160043802
    Abstract: A data processing system may include: a first device; a second device; and an optical link connected between the first and second devices. The optical link may include a main optical waveguide configured to transmit an optical signal output from the second device; N sub-optical waveguides; N mode couplers, each configured to perform a mode coupling operation between the main optical waveguide and a respective one of the N sub-optical waveguides; and an optical wavelength filter connected to an output terminal of the main optical waveguide and an output terminal of each one of the N sub-optical waveguides. Each of the N sub-optical waveguides may include a first region formed at a first distance from the main optical waveguide; a second region formed at a second, greater distance from the main optical waveguide; and a third region for connecting the first and second regions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2015
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventors: Sung Dong Suh, In Sung Joe, Seong Gu Kim, Kyoung Won Na, Kyoung Ho Ha, Yong Hwack Shin
  • Patent number: 9176277
    Abstract: An optical link may include a main optical waveguide; N sub-optical waveguides, where N is a natural number; N mode couplers, each configured to perform a mode coupling operation between the main optical waveguide and a respective one of the N sub-optical waveguide; and an optical wavelength filter connected to an output terminal of the main optical waveguide and an output terminal of each of the N sub-optical waveguides. A memory system may include a memory device, a memory controller, and the optical link. A data processing system may include the memory system and a central processing unit connected to the memory system through a bus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Dong Suh, In Sung Joe, Seong Gu Kim, Kyoung Won Na, Kyoung Ho Ha, Yong Hwack Shin
  • Patent number: 9170204
    Abstract: A sequencing apparatus may include a bio-disk having reaction regions in which nucleic acids are polymerized; a stage configured to revolve around an axis, the stage including optical heads for detecting lights emitted from the plurality of reaction regions due to the polymerization of the nucleic acids; and/or a control unit configured to generate data regarding base sequences of the nucleic acids in the reaction regions based on wavelengths of the lights detected by the plurality of optical heads. An optical head may include a light emitting unit configured to emit light toward a reaction region in which nucleic acids are polymerized; a light receiving unit configured to receive the light emitted by the light emitting unit; a de-multiplexing unit configured to de-multiplex the light received by the light receiving unit; and/or a plurality of photoelectric converting units configured to convert the de-multiplexed light to electrical signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoon-dong Park, Kyoung-won Na, Sung-dong Suh, Beom-suk Lee, Dong-mo Im
  • Patent number: 9046470
    Abstract: An optical biosensor including a bio-sensing unit configured to receive an optical signal and generating a sensed optical signal, the wavelength of which varies according to a result of sensing a biomaterial; and a spectrometer including a plurality of ring resonators for dividing the sensed optical signal according to a wavelength and generating a plurality of output optical signals, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2015
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoon-dong Park, Kyoung-won Na, Sung Dong Suh, Dong-mo Im
  • Publication number: 20140376859
    Abstract: An integrated circuit device includes a plurality of device layers disposed on a substrate. A first one of the device layers includes at least one photo device and/or at least one electronic device and a second one of the device layers includes at least one photo device overlying the at least one photo device and/or the at least one electronic device of the first one of the device layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2014
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Inventors: In-Sung Joe, Sung-dong Suh, Kyoung-won Na, Kyoung-ho Ha, Seong-gu Kim, Yong-hwack Shin
  • Patent number: 8866187
    Abstract: A photodetector structure can include a silicon substrate and a silicon layer on the silicon substrate, that can include a first portion of an optical transmission medium that further includes a silicon cross-sectional transmission face. A germanium layer can be on the silicon substrate and can include a second portion of the optical transmission medium, adjacent to the first portion can include a germanium cross-sectional transmission face butt-coupled to the silicon cross-sectional transmission face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyoung Won Na, Pil-Kyu Kang, Seong Gu Kim, Yong Hwack Shin, Ho-Chul Ji, Jung Hyung Pyo, Kyoung Ho Ha
  • Patent number: 8842942
    Abstract: An optical modulator comprises a bulk-silicon substrate comprising a trench having a predetermined width and a predetermined depth. A bottom cladding layer is formed in the trench, and a plurality of waveguides and a phase modulation unit are formed on the bottom cladding layer. A top cladding layer is formed on the plurality of waveguides and the phase modulation unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-jae Shin, Kyoung-won Na, Sung-dong Suh, Kyoung-ho Ha, Seong-gu Kim, Ho-chul Ji, In-sung Joe, Jin-kwon Bok, Pil-kyu Kang
  • Publication number: 20140268165
    Abstract: An optical biosensor may include a biosensing unit, detection unit, and signal processing unit. The biosensing unit may be configured for receiving first and second optical signals (which are generated from a phase-modulated optical signal), outputting a sensing signal by transmitting the first optical signal via a first optical path that includes a sensing resonator, and outputting a reference signal by transmitting the second optical signal via a second optical path that includes a reference resonator. The detection unit may be configured for receiving the sensing signal and the reference signal, detecting a phase element of each of the sensing signal and the reference signal through a signal demodulation operation, and detecting a phase difference between the sensing signal and the reference signal according to the detected phase elements. The signal processing unit may be configured for calculating the concentration of a bio-material based on the detected phase difference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung-dong SUH, Kyoung-won NA, Yoon-dong PARK, Dong-mo IM, Ju-hwan JUNG, Seok-yong HONG