Patents by Inventor Lin Liu

Lin Liu 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: 11031351
    Abstract: A method includes forming an insulating film over a semiconductor structure, forming a sealing ring over a sidewall of the insulating film, and forming a protective layer over an exposed sidewall of the sealing ring. The semiconductor structure includes a semiconductor chip and a molding compound disposed around the semiconductor chip. The exposed sidewall of the sealing ring faces away from the sidewall of the insulating film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zi-Jheng Liu, Jo-Lin Lan, Yu-Hsiang Hu, Hung-Jui Kuo
  • Patent number: 11030948
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a display panel including first pixel structures, second pixel structures, first signal lines, second signal lines, a first driving circuit, and a second driving circuit. The first signal lines and the first pixel structures are disposed in a first display area and electrically connected. The second signal lines and the second pixel structures are disposed in a second display area and electrically connected. The first display area and the second display area are arranged in a first direction. The first signal lines and the second signal lines are arranged in a second direction. The first direction and the second direction are perpendicular. The first signal lines and the second signal lines are structurally separated. The first drive circuit is electrically connected to the first signal lines. The second driving circuit is electrically independent from the first driving circuit and electrically connected to the second signal lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Yung-Chih Chen, Wan-Lin Chen, Tsung-Ying Ke, Li-Chih Hsu, Ya-Ting Hsu, Keh-Long Hwu, Wan-Tsang Wang, Chun-Hsin Liu, Chih-Ling Hsueh
  • Patent number: 11030366
    Abstract: A method includes: identifying ad hoc groups of elementary standard cells recurrent in a layout diagram; and selecting one group (selected group) of the recurrent ad hoc groups such that: the cells in the selected group have connections representing a corresponding logic circuit; each cell representing a logic gate; each ad hoc group has a number of transistors and a first number of logic gates; and the selected group providing a logical function. The method includes generating one or more macro standard cells such that: each macro standard cell has a number of transistors which is smaller than the number of transistors of a corresponding ad hoc group; or each macro standard cell has a second number of logic gates different than the first number of logic gates of the corresponding ad hoc group. The method also includes adding macro standard cells to the set of standard cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Chi-Lin Liu, Sheng-Hsiung Chen, Jerry Chang-Jui Kao, Fong-Yuan Chang, Lee-Chung Lu, Shang-Chih Hsieh, Wei-Hsiang Ma
  • Patent number: 11030368
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes a method for optimizing metal cuts in standard cells. The method includes placing a standard cell in an layout area and inserting a metal cut along a metal interconnect of the standard cell at a location away from a boundary of the standard cell. The method further includes disconnecting, at the location, a metal portion of the metal interconnect from a remaining portion of the metal interconnect based on the metal cut.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Cheok-Kei Lei, Chi-Lin Liu, Hui-Zhong Zhuang, Zhe-Wei Jiang, Chi-Yu Lu, Yi-Hsin Ko
  • Patent number: 11028152
    Abstract: Described herein are single-domain antibodies that might serve as alternatives to conventional monoclonal antibodies for either the detection or treatment of Chikungunya Virus (CHIKV).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Jinny Lin Liu, George P. Anderson, Ellen R. Goldman
  • Publication number: 20210168923
    Abstract: A method and system for generating EUV light includes providing a laser beam having a Gaussian distribution. This laser beam can be then modified from a Gaussian distribution to a ring-like distribution. The modified laser beam is provided through an aperture in a collector and interfaces with a moving droplet target, which generates an extreme ultraviolet (EUV) wavelength light. The generated EUV wavelength light is provided to the collector away from the aperture. In some embodiments, a mask element may also be used to modify the laser beam to a shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Chun-Lin Louis CHANG, Jen-Hao YEH, Tzung-Chi FU, Bo-Tsun LIU, Li-Jui CHEN, Po-Chung CHENG
  • Publication number: 20210163814
    Abstract: The present invention discloses an in-situ emulsification and viscosity increase system with a high phase change point. The system consists of the following components in percentage by weight: 0.2˜0.5% of water-soluble surfactant, 0.2˜1.5% of oil-soluble surfactant, 0.02˜0.5% of lipophilic colloidal particles, 0.02˜0.2% of carrying agent and the balance of mineralized water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Wanfen PU, Rui LIU, Shishi PANG, Lin SUN, Daijun DU
  • Patent number: 11025236
    Abstract: A flip-flop circuit using AOI and OAI includes: a MUX unit with a multiplexer selecting between a first signal and a second signal; a master unit with two OAI, wherein the first OAI is coupled between a first node N1 and a third node N3, the second OAI is coupled between a second node N2 and a fourth node N4; a slave unit with two AOI, wherein the first AOI is coupled between the third node N3 and a fifth node N5, the second AOI is coupled between the fourth node N4 and a sixth node N6; and a clock for controlling the two AOI and the two OAI, the clock is connected to the first and the second AOI and the first and the second OAI.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Po-Chia Lai, Chi-Lin Liu, Greg Gruber, Stefan Rusu
  • Patent number: 11020686
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to, inter alia, a method of quantitating an amount of an antibody molecule from a mixture comprising two or more antibody molecules, comprising separating each of the two or more antibody molecules from the mixture by hydrophobic interaction chromatography high performance liquid chromatography (HIC-HPLC) and quantitating an amount of each antibody molecule, wherein the molecular weight of each antibody molecule is within 15 kDa of any other antibody molecule in the mixture and either each antibody molecule is different from another antibody molecule in the mixture by more than about 0.25 unit on the Kyte & Doolittle hydropathy scale or each of the antibody molecules when nm alone on HIC-HPLC elutes at distinct run time with little overlap from the other antibody molecules in the mixture, or both.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Dingjiang Liu, Lin Luo, Long Xu
  • Patent number: 11023801
    Abstract: The present application discloses a data processing method and apparatus. A specific implementation of the method includes: receiving floating point data sent from an electronic device; converting the received floating point data into fixed point data according to a data length and a value range of the received floating point data; performing calculation on the obtained fixed point data according to a preset algorithm to obtain result data in a fixed point form; and converting the obtained result data in the fixed point form into result data in a floating point form and sending the result data in the floating point form to the electronic device. This implementation improves the data processing efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: BEIJING BAIDU NETCOM SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jian Ouyang, Wei Qi, Yong Wang, Lin Liu
  • Publication number: 20210160114
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method and device in nodes used for wireless communication. The communication node first transmits first information, the first information being used for indicating K REs, and then transmits K modulation symbols respectively on the K REs; time-domain resources occupied by the K REs comprise M multicarrier symbols; a first multicarrier symbol is one of the M multicarrier symbols, K1 modulation symbol(s) comprises(comprise) modulation symbol(s) among the K modulation symbols that is(are) mapped onto the first multicarrier symbol; the K modulation symbols belong to a target modulation-symbol sequence; starting K2 modulation symbol(s) in the target modulation-symbol sequence comprises(comprise) the K1 modulation symbol(s); a time-domain position of the first multicarrier symbol among the M multicarrier symbols is related to at least one of a subcarrier spacing of a subcarrier occupied by the K REs or M. The present disclosure improves link performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2021
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicant: SHANGHAI LANGBO COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Zheng LIU, Xiaobo ZHANG, Lin YANG
  • Publication number: 20210160840
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a method and a device used in node for wireless communication. The communication node first transmits first information, and then transmits a first radio signal; the first radio signal occupies a first time interval in time domain; the first information is used for indicating a target time length, the target time length is one candidate time length in a target candidate time length set; the first time interval belongs to a first time window, time domain resources in the first time window other than the first time interval are reserved as a gap by a transmitter of the first radio signal, and the target time length is equal to a difference value between the time length of the first time window and the time length of the first time interval. The disclosure improves resource utilization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2021
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicant: SHANGHAI LANGBO COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Zheng LIU, Xiaobo ZHANG, Lin YANG
  • Patent number: 11014805
    Abstract: A method of making a semiconductor package includes bonding a carrier to a surface of the substrate, wherein the carrier is free of active devices, wherein the carrier includes a carrier bond pad on a surface of the carrier. The method further includes bonding a wafer bond pad of an active circuit wafer to the carrier bond pad, wherein the bonding of the wafer bond pad to the carrier bond pad comprises re-graining the wafer bond pad to form at least one grain boundary extending from the wafer bond pad to the carrier bond pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Chun-wen Cheng, Hung-Chia Tsai, Lan-Lin Chao, Yuan-Chih Hsieh, Ping-Yin Liu
  • Patent number: 11015109
    Abstract: A particulate profile control agent self-adaptive to a size of formation pore throat and a preparation method thereof include: raw materials and mass fraction for preparing a system including a main agent of 0.04˜0.2%, a nucleating agent of 0.005˜0.01%, a crosslinking agent of 0.002˜0.04%, an additive of 0.005˜0.01% and water. The preparation method includes: adding the main agent in proportion to the water and evenly mixing the mixture of the main agent and the water, and then adding the additive, the crosslinking agent and the nucleating agent in turn so as to form the profile control agent; pumping the profile control agent into the formation to be reacted at a reservoir temperature for a period of time to form colloidal particles on the spot for sealing off a high-permeability layer. The present disclosure is of easy operation and low cost, low initial viscosity and good injectivity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Southwest Petroleum University
    Inventors: Fayang Jin, Daijun Du, Wanfen Pu, Xiang Li, Ye Ju, Kexing Li, Lin Sun, Rui Liu, Shuyu Song, Mian Wang, Wei Liao, Desheng Qian
  • Patent number: 11017522
    Abstract: A system includes an inspection device and an image processing unit. The inspection device is configured to scan a wafer to generate an inspected image. The image processing unit is configured to receive the inspected image, and is configured to analyze the inspected image by using at least one deep learning algorithm in order to determine whether there is any defect image shown in a region of interest in the inspected image. When there is at least one defect image shown in the region of interest in the inspected image, the inspection device is further configured to magnify the region of interest in the inspected image to generate a magnified inspected image for identification of defects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chung-Pin Chou, In-Tsang Lin, Sheng-Wen Huang, Yu-Ting Wang, Jui-Kuo Lai, Hsin-Hui Chou, Jun-Xiu Liu, Tien-Wen Wang
  • Patent number: 11017220
    Abstract: A classification model training method is provided. The method includes selecting a training dataset, determining a category of a sketch in the training dataset according to a sketch classification model, to obtain a first category processing result, and analyzing, according to a second feature analysis model, a feature of the sketch extracted by a first feature extracting model, to obtain a second analysis result of the sketch; then obtaining a function value of a first loss function according to the first category processing result and the second analysis result of the sketch; and finally adjusting a first model parameter value of the sketch classification model according to the function value of the first loss function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited
    Inventors: Fei Huang, Lin Ma, Wei Liu
  • Patent number: 11015929
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a positioning method and apparatus. The method includes: acquiring a first image captured by an optical device, where the first image includes an observation object and a plurality of predetermined objects, and the predetermined objects are objects with known geographic coordinates; selecting a first predetermined object from the predetermined objects based on the first image; acquiring a second image, where the first predetermined object is located in a center of the second image; determining a first attitude angle of the optical device based on the first predetermined object in the second image and measurement data captured by an inertial navigation system; modifying the first attitude angle based on a positional relationship between the observation object and the first predetermined object in the second image, to obtain a second attitude angle; and calculating geographic coordinates of the observation object based on the second attitude angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: DONGGUAN FRONTIER TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Ruopeng Liu, Lin Luan, Faguo Xu
  • Patent number: 11018184
    Abstract: A magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM), including multiple cell array regions, multiple MRAM cells disposed in the cell array region, a silicon nitride liner conformally covering on the MRAM cells, an atomic layer deposition dielectric layer covering on the silicon nitride liner in the cell array region, wherein the surface of atomic layer deposition dielectric layer is a curved surface concave downward to the silicon nitride liner at the boundary of MRAM cells, and an ultra low-k dielectric layer covering on the atomic layer deposition dielectric layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Hui-Lin Wang, Chen-Yi Weng, Ying-Cheng Liu, Yi-Hui Lee, Chin-Yang Hsieh, Yi-An Shih, Jing-Yin Jhang, I-Ming Tseng, Yu-Ping Wang
  • Publication number: 20210147288
    Abstract: The disclosure discloses a high-flux and ultra-sensitive detection dot array enhancement chip, and belongs to the field of food safety detection. In the disclosure, single-layer Au nano-particles are chemically bonded onto a hydrophilic substrate, an Au nano-material is naturally deposited in holes of the chip under an electrostatic adsorption action, and a regular dot array is formed. Au particles distributed in the holes are separated with a particle surfactant (CTAB) to form plasma gaps so as to enhance the self-assemble of Au nano-particles distributed on hot-spots for a long range effect, thereby improving the sensing signal in detection efficiency and sensitivity of the chip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Fuwei PI, Ling LIU, Ying LI, Yuanyuan ZHANG, Ziye YIN, Yuliang CHENG, Lin LIN, Xiulan SUN
  • Publication number: 20210149145
    Abstract: The present application provides an optical lens, comprising: a first lens component comprising at least one first lens sheet; a second lens component comprising a second lens barrel and at least one second lens sheet mounted in the second lens barrel, wherein the at least one second lens sheet and the at least one first lens sheet together constitute an imageable optical system, wherein at least a part of the outer side surface of the second lens sheet at the bottommost end among the at least one second lens sheet is exposed to the outside of the second lens barrel, and the top surface of the second lens sheet at the bottommost end bears against the bottom surface of the second lens barrel; and a connecting medium adapted to fix the first lens component and the second lens component together. The present application further provides a corresponding camera module and optical lens and camera module assembly methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: NinGbo Sunny OpoTech Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yinli FANG, Heng JIANG, Takehiko TANAKA, Lin LIU, Shuijia CHU