Patents by Inventor Li-Wen Chen

Li-Wen Chen 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: 20210366704
    Abstract: A semiconductor device and method of manufacture are provided. After a patterning of a middle layer, the middle layer is removed. In order to reduce or prevent damage to other underlying layers exposed by the patterning of the middle layer and intervening layers, an inhibitor is included within an etching process in order to inhibit the amount of material removed from the underlying layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Jian-Jou Lian, Yao-Wen Hsu, Neng-Jye Yang, Li-Min Chen, Chia-Wei Wu, Kuan-Lin Chen, Kuo Bin Huang
  • Patent number: 11171091
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a substrate having a NMOS region and a PMOS region; a gate structure extending along a first direction from the NMOS region to the PMOS region on the substrate; and a first contact plug landing directly on the gate structure closer to the PMOS region from a boundary separating the NMOS region and the PMOS region. Preferably, the semiconductor device further includes a first source/drain region extending along a second direction adjacent to two sides of the gate structure on the NMOS region and a second source/drain region extending along the second direction adjacent to two sides of the gate structure on the PMOS region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Shih-Cheng Chen, Li-Hsuan Ho, Tsuo-Wen Lu, Shih-Hao Liang, Tsung-Hsun Wu, Po-Jen Chuang, Chi-Mao Hsu
  • Patent number: 11152301
    Abstract: A method of designing a memory circuit is provided that includes generating a layout of a first memory cell using an integrated circuit design system. The layout of the first memory cell is generated by routing a first word line in a first layer on a first level, and routing a second word line in the first layer. Also, the method includes generating a layout of a second memory cell using the integrated circuit design system. The layout of the second memory cell is generated by routing a third word line in the first layer, the second word line being between the first word line and the third word line, and routing a fourth word line in the first layer, the third word line being between the second word line and the fourth word line. Moreover, the method includes assigning a first color scheme to the first word line and to the third word line, and assigning a second color scheme to the second word line and to the fourth word line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hidehiro Fujiwara, Li-Wen Wang, Yen-Huei Chen, Hung-Jen Liao
  • Patent number: 11150561
    Abstract: A method for collecting information in image-error compensation is provided. The method includes providing a reticle having a first image structure and a second image structure; moving a light shading member to control a first exposure field; projecting a light over the first exposure field; recording an image of the first image structure after the light is projected; moving the light shading member to control a second exposure field; projecting the light over the second exposure field; and recording an image of the second image structure after the light is projected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hung-Wen Cho, Fu-Jye Liang, Chun-Kuang Chen, Chih-Tsung Shih, Li-Jui Chen, Po-Chung Cheng, Chin-Hsiang Lin
  • Publication number: 20210296303
    Abstract: A layout modification method for fabricating a semiconductor device is provided. The layout modification method includes calculating uniformity of critical dimensions of first and second portions in a patterned layer by using a layout for an exposure manufacturing process to produce the semiconductor device. A width of the first and second portions equals a penumbra size of the exposure manufacturing process. The penumbra size is utilized to indicate which area of the patterned layer is affected by light leakage exposure from another exposure manufacturing process. The layout modification method further includes compensating non-uniformity of the first and second portions of the patterned layer according to the uniformity of critical dimensions to generate a modified layout. The first portion is divided into a plurality of first sub-portions. The second portion is divided into a plurality of second sub-portions. Each second sub-portion is surrounded by two of the first sub-portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Hung-Wen CHO, Fu-Jye LIANG, Chun-Kuang CHEN, Chih-Tsung SHIH, Li-Jui CHEN, Po-Chung CHENG, Chin-Hsiang LIN
  • Patent number: 11124472
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a novel 3-aryl-2-propen-1-one series derivative and the synthesis processes thereof. Besides, the present invention also discloses the series derivative as a pharmaceutical composition and their use for promoting myocardial regeneration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: GENHEALTH PHARMA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Lain-Tze Lee, Hui-Ping Tsai, Shu-Fen Huang, Yi-Wen Lin, Pi-Tsan Huang, Ying-Ying Wu, Mei-Hui Chen, Li-Jie Hsu
  • Publication number: 20210284846
    Abstract: A pigment composite particle is provided, which includes an organic pigment core, a polyelectrolyte shell wrapped around the organic pigment core, and an oxide shell wrapped around the polyelectrolyte shell. The organic pigment core is water-insoluble. The organic pigment core and the polyelectrolyte shell have a weight ratio of 1:0.25 to 1:1. The oxide shell is formed from tetraalkyl orthosilicate, tetraalkyl orthotitanate, or a combination thereof, and the organic pigment core and the tetraalkyl orthosilicate, tetraalkyl orthotitanate, or the combination thereof have a weight ratio of 1:0.7 to 1:3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Cheng En WU, Li Wen CHEN, Chih Lung CHIU, Pang-Hung LIU
  • Patent number: 11118927
    Abstract: Disclosed is a computer-implemented method for recommending booths-to-visit to a user, comprising the following steps: accessing a user record, wherein the user record includes data indicative of booths which a user corresponding to the user record has visited in an exhibition; determining similarity level between records in a history database and the user record, the records in the history database including data indicative of the booths visited by previous visitors in the exhibition; selecting several of the records according to the determined similarity level; determining the booths in the all of the selected records not yet visited by the user; adding the determined booths to a candidate list; and presenting at least one of the booths in the candidate list to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignees: International Business Machines Corporation, Industry Technology Research Institute (ITRI)
    Inventors: Hung-Yang Chang, Li-Ju Chen, Chia-Wen Ho, Kuo-shu Luo, Yi-Chang Molly Wang
  • Patent number: 11118926
    Abstract: Disclosed is a computer-implemented method for recommending booths-to-visit to a user, comprising the following steps: accessing a user record, wherein the user record includes data indicative of booths which a user corresponding to the user record has visited in an exhibition; determining similarity level between records in a history database and the user record, the records in the history database including data indicative of the booths visited by previous visitors in the exhibition; selecting several of the records according to the determined similarity level; identifying shared ones of the selected records; determining the booths in the shared ones of the selected records not yet visited by the user; adding the determined booths to a candidate list; and presenting at least one of the booths in the candidate list to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignees: International Business Machines Corporation, Industry Technology Research Institute (ITRI)
    Inventors: Hung-Yang Chang, Li-Ju Chen, Chia-Wen Ho, Kuo-shu Luo, Yi-Chang Molly Wang
  • Patent number: 11120868
    Abstract: A semiconductor memory device comprising a plurality of memory cells configured to store digital data and an input multiplexer configured to enable the selection of a particular memory cell from the plurality of memory cells. The semiconductor memory device further comprises a read/write driver circuit configured to read data from the selected memory cell and write data to the selected memory cell, and a write logic block configured to provide logical control to the read/write driver circuit for writing data to the selected of memory cell. The read/write driver circuit may be coupled to the read/write input multiplexer by a data line and an inverted data line and the read and the write operations to the selected memory cell occur over the same data line and inverted data line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited
    Inventors: Chien-Yuan Chen, Che-Ju Yeh, Hau-Tai Shieh, Cheng Hung Lee, Hung-Jen Liao, Sahil Preet Singh, Manish Arora, Hemant Patel, Li-Wen Wang
  • Publication number: 20210280437
    Abstract: A method of fabricating (a distributed write driving arrangement for a semiconductor memory device) includes: forming bit cells and a local write driver in a first device layer; forming a local write bit (LWB) line and a local write bit_bar (LWB_bar) line in a first metallization layer; connecting each of the bit cells correspondingly between the LWB and LWB_bar lines; connecting the local write driver to the LWB line and the LWB_bar line; forming a global write bit (GWB) line and a global write bit_bar (GWBL_bar) line in a second metallization layer; connecting the GWB line to the LWB line; connecting the GWB line and the GWBL_bar line to the corresponding LWB line and LWB_bar line; forming a global write driver in a second device layer; and connecting the global write driver to the GWB line and the GWBL_bar line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Hidehiro FUJIWARA, Hung-Jen LIAO, Li-Wen WANG, Jonathan Tsung-Yung CHANG, Yen-Huei CHEN
  • Patent number: 10450484
    Abstract: The invention provides a composition comprising the following components: A) an anhydride and/or carboxylic acid functionalized ethylene/alpha-olefin interpolymer comprising the following properties: i) a melt viscosity (177° C.) less than, or equal to, 50,000 cP; and ii) a density from 0.855 to 0.895 g/cc; B) a rosin-based tackifier; and wherein the tackifier is selected from the following: i) a partially hydrogenated glycerol ester; ii) a fully hydrogenated pentaerythritol ester; iii) a fully hydrogenated glycerol ester; iv) a non-hydrogenated ester with a Tg from 30° C. to 50° C.; or v) a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Livia Li Wen Chen, Selim Yalvac
  • Publication number: 20190062583
    Abstract: A pigment composite particle is provided. The pigment composite particle is a covalently bonded product of a crosslinking structure having silicon-oxygen bonds and a plurality of organic pigment particles. The plurality of organic pigment particles are dispersed in the crosslinking structure. The chemical structure of the organic pigment particle includes C?O and one or more structures selected from the groups defined in the specification. A weather resistant coating composition and a weather resistant structure employing the same are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Huai-Kuang FU, Pang-Hung LIU, Cheng En WU, Li Wen CHEN
  • Publication number: 20180355224
    Abstract: A hot melt adhesive composition includes (A) 20-95 wt % of a polymer component including an ethylene-based polymer and a propylene based polymer, the ethylene-based polymer being present in an amount greater than 30 wt %, based on a total weight of the polymer component, and (B) 1-60 wt % of a crystalline block composite comprising (1) a crystalline ethylene based polymer, (2) a crystalline alpha-olefin based polymer derived from at least one of a C3-10 ? olefin, and (3) a block copolymer comprising 10-90 wt % of a crystalline ethylene block comprising 90 or more wt % units derived from ethylene and comprising 10-90 wt % of a crystalline alpha-olefin block comprising 90 or more wt % units derived from at least one of a C3-10 ? olefin, (C) Optionally, from greater than zero to 70 wt % tackifier, and (D) Optionally, from greater than zero to 40 wt % of at least one selected from the group of a wax and an oil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2014
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Inventors: Livia Li Wen Chen, Colin Li Pi Shan, Selim Yalvac
  • Publication number: 20150370789
    Abstract: A multimedia file storage system, a related source-end device and a destination-end device are disclosed. The source-end device includes a source-end storage device for storing an original multimedia file; a source-end decoding circuit for decoding only a part of multiple B-pictures of the original multimedia file to form a source-end representative file; a source-end computing circuit for conducting a Hash algorithm computation based on the source-end representative file to generate a source-end check value; and a transmitting circuit for transmitting the source-end check value and the original multimedia file.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2015
    Publication date: December 24, 2015
    Applicant: ELTA Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Li-Wen CHEN, Yu-Sheng HO
  • Publication number: 20150103010
    Abstract: In some examples, pointing functionality is integrated with one or more keys of a keyboard. For instance, a precision pointing surface can be integrated with a key, such as the “J” key, that allows a user to manipulate a pointer on a display. In some situations, one or more touch-sensitive surfaces can also be integrated on other keys to provide clicking functionality. For example, a touch-sensitive surface can be integrated onto a left portion of a spacebar to allow left clicking capability and a touch-sensitive surface can be integrated onto a right portion of the spacebar to allow right clicking capability. In some instances, one or more touch-sensitive surfaces can be used to enable and disable the precision pointing surfaces and other touch-sensitive surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2013
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicant: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Lintao Zhang, Magnetro (Li Wen) Chen
  • Publication number: 20140215152
    Abstract: A multimedia storage system includes a multimedia distribution device and a plurality of storage devices. The multimedia distribution device splits a multimedia file into a plurality of multimedia segments and monitors the operation statuses of the storage devices. The multimedia distribution device further configures each of the multimedia segments to be stored in at least two of the storage devices according to the available storage devices in the multimedia storage system. The storage device comprises a network access device for receiving the multimedia segments and a redundant array of inexpensive disks for storing the received multimedia segments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2013
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: ELTA Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tze-Yi CHENG, Li-Wen CHEN, Yuan-Yu CHEN, Yu-Sheng HO
  • Publication number: 20140147464
    Abstract: A method for inducing autophagy in a subject having an autophagy defect is provided. The method of the present invention includes the step of administering to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of a Ganoderma lucidum extract, wherein the autophagy enhances clearance of protein aggregates in the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2012
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Applicant: NATIONAL YANG-MING UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Rong-Tsun Wu, Lin-Yea Horng, Hui-Ching Sung, Li-Wen Chen
  • Patent number: 8328683
    Abstract: A transmission assembly for an electric vehicle includes a transmission having an input shaft, an output shaft, and a gear train coupled between the input shaft and the output shaft. A motor includes an output coupled to the input shaft of the transmission. A motor controller is electrically connected to the motor and controls a rotating speed of the motor. A gear controller is electrically connected to the motor controller. The gear controller outputs a speed request signal to the motor controller, and the motor controller controls the rotating speed of the motor based on the speed request signal, allowing smooth engagement between the gear train and the output shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignee: National Pingtung University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Chyuan-Yow Tseng, Chiu-Feng Lin, Li-Wen Chen
  • Publication number: 20120041401
    Abstract: A minus-pressured bandage includes a coverage layer, a minus-pressed acting member, an adhering layer and a fixing tap. The coverage layer includes a through-hole to be connected to a minus-pressured device. The minus-pressed acting member includes a fixed-shaped layer and a contact layer abutting with the fixed-shaped layer. The contact layer is made of a resilient material. The fixed-shaped layer has hardness greater than that of the contact layer. Each of the fixed-shaped layer and contact layer has a plurality of first absorbing holes and a plurality of second absorbing holes aligned with the first absorbing holes. The adhering layer is porous and abuts between the coverage layer and the fixed-shaped layer. The fixing tap is arranged on the coverage layer in order to fasten the minus-pressured bandage on the wound. In this arrangement, a minus-pressured suction applied to the wound may be increased to facilitate capillary angiogenesis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2010
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Inventors: Aldous CHAO, Wei-Hua Lu, Yung-Chuan Chen, Li-Wen Chen, Chien-Hsiung Tsai, Li-Chiang Lin, Cheng-Loong Liang, Wei-Te Chen, Wei-Jen Shih