Patents by Inventor Li-Chun Huang

Li-Chun Huang 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: 11030372
    Abstract: A method (of generating a layout diagram) includes generating a cell, representing at least part of a circuit in a semiconductor device, which is arranged at least in part according to second tracks of the M_2nd level (M_2nd tracks), and first tracks of the M_1st level (M_1st tracks). The generating the cell includes: selecting, based on a chosen site for the cell in the layout diagram, one of the M_2nd tracks; generating a first M_2nd pin pattern representing an output pin of the circuit; arranging a long axis of the first pin pattern substantially along the selected M_2nd track; generating second, third, fourth and fifth M_1st pin patterns representing corresponding input pins of the circuit; and arranging long axes of the second to fifth pin patterns substantially along corresponding ones of the M_1st tracks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Pin-Dai Sue, Chin-Chou Liu, Sheng-Hsiung Chen, Fong-Yuan Chang, Lee-Chung Lu, Yen-Hung Lin, Li-Chun Tien, Po-Hsiang Huang, Yi-Kan Cheng, Chi-Yu Lu
  • Publication number: 20210126490
    Abstract: An aquarium with a wireless power supply function is disclosed. In the aquarium, a base frame is disposed under a water tank, a top box is disposed on the water tank, and the base frame includes a coil box and a coil holder. The coil holder is disposed on the coil box, and an outer diameter of the coil holder is smaller than an inner diameter of the coil box, to form a gap between the coil box and the coil holder to dispose a first coil around the coil box. The first coil can generate electromagnetic induction when being energized. The first coil surrounds an outer side of a bottom of the water tank, and a second coil is disposed around an inner periphery of the top box, so that the first coil can generate electric energy through electromagnetic induction and transfer power to multiple devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2019
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Inventors: SHEN-JYE SHIEH, CHING-YUAN HUANG, CHIH-HSIUNG YU, LI-HAN CHEN, JU-CHUN LIU, KAI-YI CHOU
  • Patent number: 10802961
    Abstract: An apparatus and a method for accessing a plurality of memory blocks is disclosed. The An apparatus comprises: a memory circuit configured to store a recording table, wherein the recording table corresponds to quality index of the plurality of memory blocks; and a control circuit configured to group the plurality of memory blocks to a first memory group and a second memory group according to the quality index; to enable to access the memory blocks in the first memory group, and to disable to access the memory blocks in the second memory group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: RAYMX MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Yen-Chung Chen, Chih-Ching Chien, Li-Chun Huang, Han-Ting Tsai, Wei-Ren Hsu
  • Publication number: 20200125150
    Abstract: A power quality detecting system includes a power module, a storage device, and a power quality detecting module. The power module receives an external power source. The power module converts the external power source into a first internal voltage. The power quality detecting module is electrically connected to the power module and the storage device. The storage device is electrically connected to the power module for receiving the first internal voltage through the power quality detecting module. The power quality detecting module determines whether a first alarm signal is transmitted according to a quality parameter of the first internal voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Yen-Chung CHEN, Wen-Hsin CHANG, Tzu-Yu CHAO, Li-Chun HUANG
  • Publication number: 20200111391
    Abstract: A spliced display including a transparent substrate, a plurality of (light-emitting diode) LED modules, at least one control element, and a signal transmission structure is provided. The transparent substrate has a display surface and a back surface opposite to each other. The LED modules are disposed on the back surface of the transparent substrate to be spliced with each other. Each of the LED modules includes a driving backplane and a plurality of micro LEDs, and the micro LEDs are disposed in an array between the driving backplane and the transparent substrate. The control element is disposed on the transparent substrate. The control element is connected to the LED modules via the signal transmission structure, and the LED modules are connected to each other via the signal transmission structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2018
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chia-Hsin Chao, Ming-Hsien Wu, Yen-Hsiang Fang, Po-Hsun Wang, Li-Chun Huang
  • Publication number: 20200111771
    Abstract: A spliced display including a transparent substrate, a plurality of light emitting diode modules, at least one control element and a signal transmission structure is provided. The transparent substrate has a display surface and a back surface opposite to each other. The light emitting diode modules are disposed on the back surface of the transparent substrate to be spliced with each other. Each of the light emitting diode modules includes a driving backplane and a plurality of micro light emitting diodes, and the micro LEDs are disposed in an array between the driving backplane and the transparent substrate. The control element is disposed on the transparent substrate. The control element is connected to the light emitting diode modules via the signal transmission structure, and the light emitting diode modules are connected to each other via the signal transmission structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Wei-Sheng Su, Chia-Hsin Chao, Mao-Chi Lin, Yen-Hsiang Fang, Li-Chun Huang, Ming-Hsien Wu
  • Publication number: 20190303286
    Abstract: An apparatus and a method for accessing a plurality of memory blocks is disclosed. The An apparatus comprises: a memory circuit configured to store a recording table, wherein the recording table corresponds to quality index of the plurality of memory blocks; and a control circuit configured to group the plurality of memory blocks to a first memory group and a second memory group according to the quality index; to enable to access the memory blocks in the first memory group, and to disable to access the memory blocks in the second memory group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Yen-Chung Chen, Chih-Ching Chien, Li-Chun Huang, Han-Ting Tsai, Wei-Ren Hsu
  • Patent number: 10216665
    Abstract: A control method includes detecting an operational command to a first memory unit, interrupting an operational status of a second memory unit, asserting the operational command corresponding to the first memory unit, and recovering the operational status of the second memory unit. The first memory unit and the second memory unit correspond to the same channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yen-Chung Chen, Li-Chun Huang, Wang-Sheng Lin
  • Patent number: 10007446
    Abstract: A method for writing data into a persistent storage device includes grouping a plurality of data entries stored in a temporary storage device to form a data unit, such that the data unit has a size equal to an integer multiple of a size of an access unit of the persistent storage device. The method further includes writing the data unit into the persistent storage device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: Macronix International Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wei-Chieh Huang, Li-Chun Huang, Yu-Ming Chang, Hung-Sheng Chang, Hsiang-Pang Li, Ting-Yu Liu, Chien-Hsin Liu, Nai-Ping Kuo
  • Publication number: 20170337146
    Abstract: A control method includes detecting an operational command to a first memory unit, interrupting an operational status of a second memory unit, asserting the operational command corresponding to the first memory unit, and recovering the operational status of the second memory unit. The first memory unit and the second memory unit correspond to the same channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2016
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Inventors: Yen-Chung CHEN, Li-Chun HUANG, Wang-Sheng LIN
  • Patent number: 9817588
    Abstract: A memory device includes a memory controller and a non-volatile memory communicatively coupled to the memory controller and storing a mapping table and a journal table. The memory controller is configured to write data and a logical address of the data into the non-volatile memory, load mapping information related to the logical address of the data from the mapping table of the non-volatile memory into a mapping cache of the memory controller, update the mapping cache with an updated mapping relationship between the logical address of the data and a physical address of the data, and perform a journaling operation to write the updated mapping relationship into the journal table.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: Macronix International Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yu-Ming Chang, Wei-Chieh Huang, Li-Chun Huang, Hung-Sheng Chang, Hsiang-Pang Li, Ting-Yu Liu, Chien-Hsin Liu, Nai-Ping Kuo
  • Publication number: 20160328161
    Abstract: A method for writing data into a persistent storage device includes grouping a plurality of data entries stored in a temporary storage device to form a data unit, such that the data unit has a size equal to an integer multiple of a size of an access unit of the persistent storage device. The method further includes writing the data unit into the persistent storage device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2015
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Inventors: Wei-Chieh HUANG, Li-Chun HUANG, Yu-Ming CHANG, Hung-Sheng CHANG, Hsiang-Pang LI, Ting-Yu LIU, Chien-Hsin LIU, Nai-Ping KUO
  • Publication number: 20160299710
    Abstract: A memory device includes a memory controller and a non-volatile memory communicatively coupled to the memory controller and storing a mapping table and a journal table. The memory controller is configured to write data and a logical address of the data into the non-volatile memory, load mapping information related to the logical address of the data from the mapping table of the non-volatile memory into a mapping cache of the memory controller, update the mapping cache with an updated mapping relationship between the logical address of the data and a physical address of the data, and perform a journaling operation to write the updated mapping relationship into the journal table.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Inventors: Yu-Ming CHANG, Wei-Chieh HUANG, Li-Chun HUANG, Hung-Sheng CHANG, Hsiang-Pang LI, Ting-Yu LIU, Chien-Hsin LIU, Nai-Ping KUO
  • Patent number: 9423889
    Abstract: An ergonomic computer mouse includes a mouse body, left and right lug members, a palm resting body having a height-adjusting member, an actuator configured to be manually operable to deliver a rotational force, and a cam assembly. The height-adjusting member has a pivot portion pivoted to the mouse body and a liftable portion opposite to the pivot portion. The cam assembly is disposed to convert the rotational force to a translational force, and is configured to couple the actuator to the liftable portion such that the translational force is imparted on the liftable portion, to thereby move the liftable portion between upper and lower positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: COMPUCASE ENTERPRISE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Li-Chun Huang, Shu-Shang Chang
  • Publication number: 20160133231
    Abstract: In the disclosure, a display driver integrated circuit (DDIC) configured to drive a display panel and an electronic apparatus having the DDIC would generate display data to constantly update information displayed on the display panel even when a processor is in a power save mode. The DDIC includes a first input terminal, a memory device, an information rendering unit, an information overlay unit, and a source driver. The first input terminal receives a subscribed signal. The memory device stores a background image. The information rendering unit is coupled to the first input terminal of the DDIC to receive the subscribed signal and renders subscribed information according to the subscribed signal. The information overlay unit receives the subscribed information from the information overlay unit and the background image from the memory device, and accordingly, the display data is generated without obtaining frame data from an external processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2015
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventors: Shang-I Liu, Li-Chun Huang, Ching-Chun Lin, Chia-Hsin Tung, Chien-Yu Chen, Hung-Wei Lin
  • Publication number: 20150261324
    Abstract: An ergonomic computer mouse includes a mouse body, left and right lug members, a palm resting body having a height-adjusting member, an actuator configured to be manually operable to deliver a rotational force, and a cam assembly. The height-adjusting member has a pivot portion pivoted to the mouse body and a liftable portion opposite to the pivot portion. The cam assembly is disposed to convert the rotational force to a translational force, and is configured to couple the actuator to the liftable portion such that the translational force is imparted on the liftable portion, to thereby move the liftable portion between upper and lower positions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2015
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Inventors: Li-Chun HUANG, Shu-Shang CHANG
  • Patent number: 9001019
    Abstract: A data driver includes two data processing circuits for respectively providing positive and negative pixel voltages according to first and second pixel data, and a multiplexer circuit including multiplexer units. Each multiplexer unit has first and second input terminals respectively receiving the positive and negative pixel voltages, and an output terminal coupled to a data line. A first switching device has first and second switches serially coupled between the first input and output terminals. A node between the first and second switches is selectively grounded via a third switch. A second switching device has fourth and fifth switches serially coupled between the second input and output terminals. A node between the fourth and fifth switches is selectively grounded via a sixth switch. When the first and second switches turn on, the sixth switch turns on. When the fourth and fifth switches turn on, the third switch turns on.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Yu-Hsun Peng, Hsi-Chi Ho, Li-Chun Huang
  • Publication number: 20140184581
    Abstract: A data driver includes two data processing circuits for respectively providing positive and negative pixel voltages according to first and second pixel data, and a multiplexer circuit including multiplexer units. Each multiplexer unit has first and second input terminals respectively receiving the positive and negative pixel voltages, and an output terminal coupled to a data line. A first switching device has first and second switches serially coupled between the first input and output terminals. A node between the first and second switches is selectively grounded via a third switch. A second switching device has fourth and fifth switches serially coupled between the second input and output terminals. A node between the fourth and fifth switches is selectively grounded via a sixth switch. When the first and second switches turn on, the sixth switch turns on. When the fourth and fifth switches turn on, the third switch turns on.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Yu-Hsun PENG, Hsi-Chi HO, Li-Chun HUANG
  • Publication number: 20140160105
    Abstract: A source driver for driving a data line is provided. The source driver includes an output pin, a buffer amplifier, a first switch, a recycle capacitor, a second switch, a power supply circuit and a third switch. The output pin is coupled to the data line. The first switch electrically connects the buffer amplifier to the output pin in a charge period. The second switch is coupled to the recycle capacitor, and electrically connects the recycle capacitor to the output pin in a recollection period. The recollection period is after the charge period. The third switch electrically connects the recycle capacitor to the power supply circuit in a reuse period. The reuse period is after the recollection period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2013
    Publication date: June 12, 2014
    Applicant: NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventor: Li-Chun HUANG
  • Patent number: 8723896
    Abstract: A panel driving system including a pixel panel and a driver IC is provided. The pixel panel includes a plurality of data lines and a plurality of pixels, wherein each of the data lines includes a switch. The driver IC drives the pixel panel according to a programmable burning code, wherein the programmable burning code is burnt into the driver IC according to a user information. Accordingly, the panel driving system can adaptively adjust its driving signals to satisfy user requirements according to the programmable burning code. In addition, a panel driving method is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventor: Li-Chun Huang