Patents by Inventor LI KONG

LI KONG 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: 20220189541
    Abstract: A circuit includes a tracking word line, a power switch, a tracking bit line, a sense circuit. The power switch is coupled between the tracking word line and a first node. The power switch is configured to discharge a voltage level on the first node in response to a clock pulse signal transmitted through the tracking word line to the power switch. The tracking bit line is coupled between the first node and a plurality of tracking cells in a memory array. The sense circuit is coupled between the first node and a second node. The sense circuit is configured to generate a negative bit line enable signal in response to that the voltage level on the first node is below a threshold voltage value of the sense circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicants: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD., TSMC Nanjing Company Limited, TSMC China Company Limited
    Inventors: Xiu-Li YANG, Lu-Ping KONG, Kuan CHENG, He-Zhou WAN
  • Publication number: 20220165315
    Abstract: A device includes a memory array, bit line pairs, word lines, a modulation circuit and a control signal generator. The memory array has bit cells arranged in rows and columns. Each bit line pair is connected to a respective column of bit cells. Each word line is connected to a respective row of bit cells. The modulation circuit is coupled with at least one bit line pair. The control signal generator is coupled with the modulation circuit. The control signal generator includes a tracking wiring with a tracking length positively correlated with a depth distance of the word lines. The control signal generator is configured to produce a control signal, switching to a first voltage level for a first time duration in reference with the tracking length, for controlling the modulation circuit. A method of controlling aforesaid device is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2021
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicants: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD., TSMC NANJING COMPANY LIMITED, TSMC CHINA COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Xiu-Li YANG, He-Zhou WAN, Mu-Yang YE, Lu-Ping KONG, Ming-Hung CHANG
  • Publication number: 20210352478
    Abstract: A method of validating an enterprise phone number service request is provided. The method includes generating, by an enterprise validator, an authentication code corresponding to a phone number and transmitting the authentication code to an enterprise. The method further includes transmitting, by an enterprise to a service provider, a service request that includes the authentication code and identifies a service corresponding to the phone number. The method further includes transmitting, by the service provider to the enterprise validator, a validation request that includes the authentication code and identifies the phone number. The method further includes validating, by the enterprise validator, that the authentication code in the validation request matches the authentication code generated by the enterprise validator; and, upon validation, providing, by the service provider to the enterprise, a service for the phone number.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2021
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Inventors: Harald Hauser, Li Kong, Julio Roberto Armenta, Ryan Patrick Karnas, Kyle Belcher
  • Patent number: 11150558
    Abstract: A developing method is provided. The developing method includes rotating a wafer. The developing method also includes dispensing, through a first nozzle, a developer solution onto the rotated wafer through a first nozzle at a first rotating speed. The developing method further includes dispensing, through a second nozzle, a rinse solution onto the rotated wafer through a second nozzle at a second rotating speed. The second rotating speed is less than the first rotating speed. In addition, the developing method includes simultaneously moving the first nozzle and the second nozzle during either the dispensing of the developer solution or the dispensing of the rinse solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yi-Rem Chen, Ming-Shane Lu, Chung-Hao Chang, Jui-Ping Chuang, Li-Kong Turn, Fei-Gwo Tsai
  • Patent number: 11128450
    Abstract: A signature generation method performed by an electronic apparatus is provided. A message abstract is generated according to a to-be-signed message and eigenvalues of a plurality of signature parties, an eigenvalue of a signature party being based on a random number of the signature party. Public keys and sub signatures of the plurality of signature parties are obtained, and a sub signature of the signature party is based on the random number of the signature party, the message abstract, and private keys of the plurality of signature parties. An aggregation public key is generated according to the public keys of the plurality of signature parties, and a length of the aggregation public key is less than a length of the plurality of public keys after splicing. An aggregation signature is generated according to a sum value of the plurality of sub signatures and the message abstract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LTD
    Inventors: Jian Jun Zhang, Li Lei Wu, Hai Tao Tu, Mao Cai Li, Li Kong, Zi Chao Tang, Wen Wei Zou, Jun Zang
  • Publication number: 20210286900
    Abstract: Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for displaying blockchain data, a blockchain browser, a user node, and a medium. The method can include transmitting a blockchain data query request, and receiving blockchain data obtained through query in response to the blockchain data query request. Further, the method can include obtaining filtered blockchain data, the filtered blockchain data being generated after illegal content in the blockchain data is filtered out based on a filtering rule, and displaying the filtered blockchain data. In embodiments of this disclosure, the display of the illegal content in the blockchain data can be automatically skipped.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Maocai LI, Zongyou WANG, Kaiban ZHOU, Jinsong ZHANG, Hu LAN, Li KONG, Changqing YANG, Yifang SHI
  • Publication number: 20210288819
    Abstract: An identity certificate may be issued to a blockchain node. The issuance may include issuing a first identity certificate to a first terminal and receiving a second identity certificate issuance request that is from the first terminal. A second identity certificate may be issued to the first terminal, and a third identity certificate issuance request is received from the second terminal. A third identity certificate is issued to the second terminal, so that the second terminal forwards the third identity certificate to the third terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited
    Inventors: Mao Cai LI, Zong You WANG, Kai Ban ZHOU, Chang Qing YANG, Hu LAN, Li KONG, Jin Song ZHANG, Yi Fang SHI, Geng Liang ZHU, Qu Cheng LIU, Qiu Ping CHEN
  • Publication number: 20210248675
    Abstract: A method for transferring a credit rights certificate is provided, including: generating a target account address according to a debtor account address and a creditor account address in a credit rights certificate transfer request, the target account address being a temporary account address used for storing a credit rights certificate and based on a multi-digital-signature process; transferring a credit rights certificate corresponding to the credit rights certificate transfer request from the debtor account address to the target account address; and transferring the credit rights certificate from the target account address to the creditor account address based on a confirmation instruction from the creditor account address.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited
    Inventors: Rui GUO, Yige CAI, Maocai LI, Qing Qin, Jianjun ZHANG, Zongyou WANG, Zichao TANG, Qingzheng SHANG, Chen YANG, Li KONG
  • Publication number: 20210203482
    Abstract: Aspects of the disclosure are directed to a method for use on a blockchain network that includes an accounting node subnetwork having accounting nodes configured to record a data block onto a blockchain and a service node having service nodes configured to verify data blocks recorded by the accounting nodes onto the blockchain. The method can include generating a signature based on transaction information to be included in a data block to be added onto the blockchain by using a key specific to the accounting node. The method can further include adding the transaction information and the generated signature to the data block and adding the data block onto the blockchain, and transmitting the signature to the service nodes in the service node subnetwork, so that the service nodes perform signature verification on the signature based on the key specific to the accounting node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Maocai LI, Hu LAN, Zongyou WANG, Kaiban ZHOU, Haitao TU, Jinsong ZHANG, Yifang SHI, Changqing YANG, Li KONG, Gengliang ZHU, Yong DING, Qucheng LIU, Qiuping CHEN, Peng WANG
  • Publication number: 20210203509
    Abstract: A blockchain network includes a service sub-network, a consensus sub-network, and a routing layer configured to isolate the service sub-network from the consensus sub-network. A data processing method in the blockchain network includes: receiving a data processing request transmitted by a service node in the service sub-network; performing identity verification on the service node according to the data processing request; obtaining a running load of each consensus node in the consensus sub-network when the verification succeeds; determining, from the consensus sub-network according to the running load, a target consensus node configured to process the data processing request; and forwarding the data processing request to the target consensus node, and performing corresponding data processing on the data processing request by using the target consensus node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited
    Inventors: Mao Cai LI, Geng Liang ZHU, Zong You WANG, Li KONG, Hu LAN, Kai Ban ZHOU, Chang Qing YANG, Yi Fang SHI, Qui Ping CHEN, Qu Cheng LIU, Jin Song ZHANG, Pan LIU
  • Publication number: 20210144017
    Abstract: A method for replacing an identity certificate in a blockchain network includes a service subnet, a consensus subnet, and a routing layer used for isolating the service subnet from the consensus subnet. The method includes: receiving a root certificate replacement notification transmitted by a certificate authentication center; obtaining a public key corresponding to the certificate authentication center; verifying the root certificate replacement notification by using the obtained public key; forwarding the root certificate replacement notification to a consensus node in the consensus subnet after the validation succeeds, so that the consensus node records the root certificate replacement notification into a latest data block after a consensus on the root certificate replacement notification is reached; and requesting, when the data block is received, the certificate authentication center to replace an identity certificate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited
    Inventors: Mao Cai LI, Geng Liang ZHU, Hu LAN, Zong You WANG, Li KONG, Kai Ban ZHOU, Chang Qing YANG, Qiu Ping CHEN, Qu Cheng LIU, Yi Fang SHI, Jin Song ZHANG, Pan LIU
  • Publication number: 20210135848
    Abstract: This application provide a data management method for a blockchain system, a medium, and an electronic device. The system includes an accounting node sub-network and a service node sub-network. The method includes: adding, after an accounting node generates a first data block, first key information used for verifying a block header of a second data block generated after the first data block to a block header of the first data block; generating a signature corresponding to the first data block, and adding the signature corresponding to the first data block to the block header of the first data block; and releasing the block header of the first data block to the service node sub-network, to cause a service node to verify the signature included in the block header of the first data block, and obtaining the first key information after a successful verification to verify the block header of the second data block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Maocai LI, Zongyou Wang, Li Kong, Kaiban Zhou, Hu Lan, Yifang Shi, Changqing Yang, Jinsong Zhang, Yong Ding, Gengliang Zhu, Qucheng Liu, Qiuping Chen
  • Publication number: 20210049596
    Abstract: Embodiments of this disclosure disclose a resource transfer data management method and apparatus, and a storage medium, which belong to the field of Internet technologies. The method includes: receiving transaction data transmitted by a first server, wherein the transaction data is obtained by the first server by signing resource transfer data according to a private key of the first server; verifying the transaction data according to a public key of the first server; and generating a second block according to the transaction data and a feature value of a first block in a blockchain when the verification succeeds, and adding the second block as a next block of the first block to the blockchain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited
    Inventors: Rui GUO, Maocai LI, Zongyou WANG, Haitao TU, Li KONG, Kaiban ZHOU, Changqing YANG, Nan WANG, Yong DING, Yifang SHI
  • Publication number: 20210027289
    Abstract: In a transaction method, transaction information is obtained. The transaction information includes a type identifier and quantity of first assets, and a type identifier and quantity of second assets. Transaction records, corresponding to a transaction in a block, are stored upon verification of the transaction information. The transaction records include first and second transaction records. The first transaction record includes first input and output items corresponding to the first assets, and the first input and output items each includes the type identifier of the first assets. The second transaction record includes second input and output items corresponding to the second assets, and the second input and output items each includes the type identifier of the second assets. The block is broadcasted to other nodes in the blockchain network, and verification results are received. The block is added to a blockchain of a current node based on the verification results.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Rui Guo, Maocai Li, Zongyou Wang, Haitao Tu, Li Kong, Kaiban Zhou, Changqing Yang, Nan Wang, Yong Ding, Yifang Shi
  • Publication number: 20210026740
    Abstract: A data backup method includes querying a first block of a first blockchain for unused transaction output information based on a first condition being met, the first block including each block of all blocks included in the first blockchain; generating transaction information according to the unused transaction output information obtained based on the querying, the transaction information indicating a transaction operation based on an account address to which the unused transaction output information belongs; recording the transaction information in a second block and releasing the second block, and recording the second block on which a consensus is reached on a second blockchain; and backing up the first blockchain into a storage system, and deleting the first blockchain. Counterpart apparatus, terminal, server, and/or non-transitory computer-readable medium are also contemplated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LTD
    Inventors: Rui Guo, Mao Cai Li, Zong You Wang, Hai Tao Tu, Li Kong, Kai Ban Zhou, Chang Qing Yang, Nan Wang, Yong Ding, Yi Fang Shi
  • Publication number: 20210027310
    Abstract: A method for electing a representative node device performed by a first node device in a blockchain system includes: broadcasting candidate addition transaction data in the blockchain system, the candidate addition transaction data carrying credential data, the credential data being received from a target server and indicating that a first node device meets a qualification requirement for a candidate node device; storing the candidate addition transaction data on a target blockchain of a blockchain system when a plurality of node devices in the blockchain system verify the candidate addition transaction data by consensus; and participating in an election of the representative node device according to the candidate addition transaction data stored on the target blockchain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Rui GUO, Maocai LI, Zongyou WANG, Haitao TU, Li KONG, Kaiban ZHOU, Changqing YANG, Nan WANG, Yong DING, Yifang SHI
  • Publication number: 20210021412
    Abstract: A method for electing a representative node device for a blockchain system includes: receiving IP address information of a first node device, the first node device being in a candidate state for a representative node device; receiving, from the first node device, an IP address obtaining request for requesting IP address information of a representative node device; when the first node device is determined to be a representative node device of the blockchain system elected in a current election process, transmitting, to the first node device, an IP address list comprising IP address information of representative node devices elected in the current election process; and when the first node device is determined not to be a representative node device of the blockchain system elected in the current election process, skipping the IP address obtaining request.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: Rui GUO, Maocai Li, Zongyou Wang, Haitao Tu, Li Kong, Kaiban Zhou, Changqing Yang, Nan Wang, Yong Ding, Yifang Shi
  • Publication number: 20210021419
    Abstract: A method for electing a representative node device is performed at a blockchain system, including: obtaining voting transaction data from the node devices, the voting transaction data being used for voting for one or more node devices of the blockchain system as representative node devices; generating and storing the voting transaction data into a target blockchain of the blockchain system when a plurality of node devices of the blockchain system verify the voting transaction data by consensus; and when a quantity of blocks in the target blockchain generated using the voting transaction data reaches a preset quantity, determining an election result according to quantities of votes of the node devices determined from the voting transaction data, the election result identifying a plurality of representative node devices in the blockchain system being configured to generate new blocks for the target blockchain and perform verification on the new blocks by consensus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: Rui GUO, Maocai LI, Zongyou WANG, Haitao TU, Li KONG, Kaiban ZHOU, Changqing YANG, Nan WANG, Yong DING, Yifang SHI
  • Publication number: 20200241421
    Abstract: A developing method is provided. The developing method includes rotating a wafer. The developing method also includes dispensing, through a first nozzle, a developer solution onto the rotated wafer through a first nozzle at a first rotating speed. The developing method further includes dispensing, through a second nozzle, a rinse solution onto the rotated wafer through a second nozzle at a second rotating speed. The second rotating speed is less than the first rotating speed. In addition, the developing method includes simultaneously moving the first nozzle and the second nozzle during either the dispensing of the developer solution or the dispensing of the rinse solution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yi-Rem CHEN, Ming-Shane LU, Chung-Hao CHANG, Jui-Ping CHUANG, Li-Kong TURN, Fei-Gwo TSAI
  • Patent number: 10627718
    Abstract: A developing method comprises steps as follows. A wafer is rotated. A developer solution is dispensed onto the rotated wafer through a first nozzle. The first nozzle is moved back and forth between a first position and a second position, in which moving the first nozzle back and forth is performed such that the first nozzle moving forward to the second position is reversed at the second position and that the first nozzle moving forward to the first position is reversed at the first position, and the first position and the second position are directly over the wafer, and the developer solution is dispensed through the first nozzle when moving the first nozzle back and forth between the first position and the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yi-Rem Chen, Ming-Shane Lu, Chung-Hao Chang, Jui-Ping Chuang, Li-Kong Turn, Fei-Gwo Tsai