Patents by Inventor Liang Lu

Liang Lu 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: 10777663
    Abstract: A method includes forming a fin structure over a substrate; forming a source/drain structure adjoining the fin structure, in which the source/drain structure includes tin; and exposing the source/drain structure to a boron-containing gas to diffuse boron into the source/drain structure to form a doped region in the source/drain structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignees: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD., NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Chung-En Tsai, Fang-Liang Lu, Pin-Shiang Chen, Chee-Wee Liu
  • Patent number: 10770366
    Abstract: A method includes forming an electrical connector over a substrate of a wafer, and molding a polymer layer, with at least a portion of the electrical connector molded in the polymer layer. A first sawing step is performed to form a trench in the polymer layer. After the first sawing step, a second sawing step is performed to saw the wafer into a plurality of dies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Chia-Wei Tu, Hsien-Wei Chen, Tsung-Fu Tsai, Wen-Hsiung Lu, Yian-Liang Kuo
  • Patent number: 10768739
    Abstract: A touch panel is disclosed. The panel has a substrate having a touch region with a plurality of touch areas, a touch position detection apparatus, at least one pressure sensor group and a processor. The at least one pressure sensor group is disposed on the substrate. The pressure sensor group includes a first-type pressure sensor and a second-type pressure sensor. The first-type pressure sensor is located on a first side of the touch region and the second-type pressure sensor is located on a second side opposite to the first side of the touch region so that the first-type pressure sensor and the second-type pressure sensor of the same pressure sensor group are symmetric about the centerline of the touch panel. Each of the plurality of touch areas is associated with one of the at least one pressure sensor group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: SHANGHAI TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Feng Lu, Qijun Yao, Conghua Ma, Shaolong Ma, Liang Liu
  • Patent number: 10770602
    Abstract: An optical sensor includes pixels disposed in a substrate and a light collimating layer disposed on the substrate. The light collimating layer includes a first light-shielding layer, first transparent pillars, a second light-shielding layer, and second transparent pillars. The first light-shielding layer is disposed on the substrate. The first transparent pillars through the first light-shielding layer are correspondingly disposed on the pixels. The second light-shielding layer is disposed on the first light-shielding layer and the first transparent pillars. The second transparent pillars through the second light-shielding layer are correspondingly disposed on the first transparent pillars. The top surface area of each of the first transparent pillars is not equal to the bottom surface area of each of the second transparent pillars.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: VANGUARD INTERNATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hsin-Hui Lee, Han-Liang Tseng, Jiunn-Liang Yu, Kwang-Ming Lin, Yin Chen, Si-Twan Chen, Hsueh-Jung Lin, Wen-Chih Lu, Ting-Jung Lu
  • Patent number: 10763288
    Abstract: A semiconductor device is provided. The semiconductor device includes a substrate. The substrate includes a plurality of pixels. The semiconductor device also includes a light collimator layer disposed on the substrate. The light collimator layer includes a transparent connection feature disposed on the substrate, and a plurality of transparent pillars disposed on the transparent connection feature. The plurality of transparent pillars cover the plurality of pixels, and the transparent connection feature connects to the plurality of transparent pillars. The plurality of transparent pillars and the transparent connection feature are made of a first material which includes a transparent material. The light collimator layer also includes a plurality of first light-shielding features disposed on the transparent connection feature. The top surface of one of the transparent pillars is level with the top surface of one of the first light-shielding features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: VANGUARD INTERNATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hsin-Hui Lee, Han-Liang Tseng, Jiunn-Liang Yu, Kwang-Ming Lin, Yin Chen, Si-Twan Chen, Hsueh-Jung Lin, Wen-Chih Lu, Ting-Jung Lu
  • Publication number: 20200274062
    Abstract: Thermal field controlled electrical conductivity change devices and applications therefore are provided. In some embodiments, a thermal switch, comprises: a metal-insulator-transition (MIT) material; first and second terminals electrically coupled to the MIT material; and a heater disposed near the MIT material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Liang ZHAO, Zhichao LU
  • Patent number: 10754187
    Abstract: A display assembly and an electronic apparatus are provided. The display assembly includes: a first substrate and a second substrate opposite to each other; a liquid crystal layer between them; a first part including a first light shielding portion, a second light shielding portion and an electrochromic portion; and a second part, including a third light shielding portion, a fourth light shielding portion and a transparent portion, wherein the first part is arranged on a side of the first substrate facing towards the second substrate; wherein the second part is arranged on a side of the second substrate facing towards the first substrate; and wherein a first electrode layer and a second electrode layer are arranged between the first substrate and the second substrate and configured to adjust states of liquid crystal molecules in the liquid crystal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Li Xiao, Minghua Xuan, Xiaochuan Chen, Shengji Yang, Lei Wang, Pengcheng Lu, Dongni Liu, Liang Chen
  • Patent number: 10757203
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and apparatuses are disclosed for generating mapping data structures based on predicted relationships across tracking data obtained from tracking online browsing histories of users to a network of websites.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Oath Inc.
    Inventors: Liang Wang, Kuang-chih Lee, Quan Lu
  • Publication number: 20200266226
    Abstract: A semiconductor device is provided. The semiconductor device includes a substrate. The substrate includes a plurality of pixels. The semiconductor device also includes a light collimator layer disposed on the substrate. The light collimator layer includes a transparent connection feature disposed on the substrate, and a plurality of transparent pillars disposed on the transparent connection feature. The plurality of transparent pillars cover the plurality of pixels, and the transparent connection feature connects to the plurality of transparent pillars. The plurality of transparent pillars and the transparent connection feature are made of a first material which includes a transparent material. The light collimator layer also includes a plurality of first light-shielding features disposed on the transparent connection feature. The top surface of one of the transparent pillars is level with the top surface of one of the first light-shielding features.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Hsin-Hui LEE, Han-Liang TSENG, Jiunn-Liang YU, Kwang-Ming LIN, Yin CHEN, Si-Twan CHEN, Hsueh-Jung LIN, Wen-Chih LU, Ting-Jung LU
  • Publication number: 20200266305
    Abstract: An optical sensor includes pixels disposed in a substrate and a light collimating layer disposed on the substrate. The light collimating layer includes a first light-shielding layer, first transparent pillars, a second light-shielding layer, and second transparent pillars. The first light-shielding layer is disposed on the substrate. The first transparent pillars through the first light-shielding layer are correspondingly disposed on the pixels. The second light-shielding layer is disposed on the first light-shielding layer and the first transparent pillars. The second transparent pillars through the second light-shielding layer are correspondingly disposed on the first transparent pillars. The top surface area of each of the first transparent pillars is not equal to the bottom surface area of each of the second transparent pillars.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Hsin-Hui LEE, Han-Liang TSENG, Jiunn-Liang YU, Kwang-Ming LIN, Yin CHEN, Si-Twan CHEN, Hsueh-Jung LIN, Wen-Chih LU, Ting-Jung LU
  • Patent number: 10738048
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bicyclic heterocycles, and pharmaceutical compositions of the same, that are inhibitors of the FGFR4 enzyme and are useful in the treatment of FGFR4-associated diseases such as cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Incyte Corporation
    Inventors: Liang Lu, Liangxing Wu, Ding-Quan Qian, Wenqing Yao
  • Patent number: 10741262
    Abstract: A programming operation for high density memory, like 3D NAND flash memory, modifies the waveforms applied during program operations to mitigate unwanted disturbance of memory cells not selected for programming during the operation. Generally, the method provides for applying a bias arrangement during an interval of time between program verify pass voltages and program pass voltages in a program sequence that can include a soft ramp down, and pre-turn-on voltages designed to reduce variations in the potential distribution on floating channels of unselected NAND strings during a program operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: MACRONIX INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wei-Liang Lin, Chun-Chang Lu, Wen-Jer Tsai, Guan-Wei Wu, Yao-Wen Chang
  • Publication number: 20200249490
    Abstract: An optical sensor includes a plurality of pixels disposed in a substrate and a light collimating layer. The light collimating layer is disposed on the substrate. The light collimating layer includes a light-shielding layer, a plurality of transparent pillars, and a plurality of first dummy transparent pillars. The light-shielding layer is disposed on the substrate. The plurality of transparent pillars pass through the light-shielding layer and are disposed correspondingly on the plurality of pixels. The plurality of first dummy transparent pillars that pass through the light-shielding layer are disposed on a first peripheral region of the light collimating layer, wherein the plurality of first dummy transparent pillars surround the plurality of transparent pillars from a top view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Hsin-Hui LEE, Han-Liang TSENG, Jiunn-Liang YU, Kwang-Ming LIN, Yin CHEN, Si-Twan CHEN, Hsueh-Jung LIN, Wen-Chih LU, Ting-Jung LU
  • Publication number: 20200250376
    Abstract: A keyword extraction method includes: extracting candidate words from an original document to form a first word set; acquiring the first correlation degree between each candidate word in the first word set and the original document, and based on which determining a second word set; generating predicted words forming a third word set through a prediction model; determining a union set of the second and third word sets, acquiring the second correlation degree between each of the candidate keywords in the union set and the original document, acquiring a divergence of each candidate keyword in the union set; and selecting candidate keywords from the union set as keywords based on the second correlation degree and the divergence. Keyword redundancy can be avoided through the divergence of keywords. The final keywords are not affected by the frequency of candidate words, and the expression mode of keywords can be enriched.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Beijing Xiaomi Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Qun Guo, Xiao Lu, Erli Meng, Bin Wang, Liang Shi, Baoyuan Qi, Hongxu Ji
  • Publication number: 20200251506
    Abstract: An optical sensor includes pixels disposed in a substrate. A light collimating layer is disposed on the substrate and includes a transparent layer, a light-shielding layer, and transparent pillars. The transparent layer blanketly disposed on the substrate covers the pixels and the region between the pixels. The light-shielding layer is disposed on the transparent layer and between the transparent pillars. The transparent pillars penetrating through the light-shielding layer are correspondingly disposed on the pixels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Hsin-Hui LEE, Han-Liang TSENG, Jiunn-Liang YU, Kwang-Ming LIN, Yin CHEN, Si-Twan CHEN, Hsueh-Jung LIN, Wen-Chih LU, Ting-Jung LU
  • Publication number: 20200238337
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a coupled system and a method for separation and drying of moist fine particle coal. The coupled system comprises a blast blower, a surge tank, a moisture detection sensor, a control device and two pipelines, wherein the blast blower is communicated with the surge tank; one end of two pipelines which are connected in parallel is communicated with the surge tank, while the other end is communicated with a fluidized bed; one of the two pipelines consists of a No. 1 valve, a No. 1 flowmeter, an air heater and an electric butterfly valve which are connected in series sequentially, while the other pipeline consists of a No. 2 valve and a No. 2 flowmeter which are connected in series; the moisture detection sensor is arranged in the fluidized bed; and the control device is respectively connected with the blast blower, the No. 1 valve, the No. 1 flowmeter, the air heater, the No. 2 valve, the No. 2 flowmeter and the moisture detection sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Liang DONG, Yuemin ZHAO, Chenlong DUAN, Junyu LU, Bo ZANG
  • Publication number: 20200241693
    Abstract: An optical touch apparatus and optical touch method are provided. The optical touch apparatus has a touch area, and includes a light source module, at least one optical sensing module, and a processing unit. The light source module includes a plurality of light emitting elements, wherein each of the plurality of light emitting elements respectively provides a detecting beam to the touch area in different time periods. The processing unit is coupled to the light source module and the at least one optical sensing module. When each of the plurality of light emitting elements provides each of the detection beams, the processing unit controls the at least one optical sensing module to detect a corresponding predetermined region of interest according to the position of each of the detection beams and thereby output a sensing signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2019
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: You-Xin Liu, Po-Liang Huang, Kuo-Hsien Lu
  • Publication number: 20200224179
    Abstract: A protease with a function of degrading carotenoids of scallop is provided, which belongs to the technical field of genetic engineering. In particular, the present invention relates to the sequence and application of a carotenoid oxidase gene of scallop. The present invention analyzes the gene sequence, and verifies that the gene has function of degrading carotenoids of scallop scallop by RNA interference technology, and can be used to increase the carotenoid content of the scallop muscle of scallop scallop. The gene verified that the gene expression products can degrade carotenoids accumulated in bacteria. In addition, the RNA interference method provides a powerful tool for the study of scallop functional genes; the prokaryotic expression and protein purification methods provided can efficiently prepare oxidative lyases of carotenoid in scallop, so as to provide necessary experimental tools for in-depth research of the mechanism of shell carotene metabolism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Xiaoli Hu, Zhenmin Bao, Huizhen Wang, Shuyue Wang, Xue Li, Liang Zhao, Mengran Zhang, Shanshan Lian, Tingting Li, Wei Wu, Shi Wang, Shiqi Liu, Lingling Zhang, Wei Lu
  • Publication number: 20200228765
    Abstract: An illumination system and a projection device are provided. The illumination system includes an excitation light source, a wavelength conversion module and a light combining prism. The excitation light source emits an exciting light beam. The light combining prism has a first, second, and third surfaces. The exciting light beam enters the light combining prism through the first surface, and is totally reflected by the second surface to leave the light combining prism through the third surface and is transmitted to the wavelength conversion module. The exciting light beam is converted into a wavelength converted light beam by a wavelength conversion region of the wavelength conversion module or reflected by a reflecting region of the wavelength conversion module at different timings, and the wavelength converted light beam or the exciting light beam sequentially penetrates through the third surface and the second surface to leave the light combining prism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Chun-Li Chen, Kun-Liang Jao, Chun-Hsin Lu
  • Publication number: 20200227846
    Abstract: A plug assembly includes an insulating main body and a plurality of conductive terminals secured to the insulating main body by molding. The insulating main body has a mating portion adapted to mate with a receptacle assembly and a plurality of supporting through holes. Each of the conductive terminals has a contact portion with a contact surface. The contact surface is exposed from a sidewall of the mating portion. Each of the supporting through holes extends to a rear surface of one of the conductive terminals opposite to the contact surface from a rear side of the insulating main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: Tyco Electronics (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: WenZhang Lin, Liang Huang, Hong Lu, Zhen Huang