Patents by Inventor Min-gyu Kim

Min-gyu Kim 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: 20210008956
    Abstract: A vehicle temperature control system includes: an air conditioning unit configured to cool and heat an interior of a vehicle; a first thermoelectric module mounted in a steering wheel of the vehicle and configured to be selectively heated or cooled; a second thermoelectric module mounted in a seat of the vehicle and configured to be selectively heated or cooled; and an integrated control unit configured to integrally control the air conditioning unit, the first thermoelectric module, and the second thermoelectric module, thereby obtaining an advantageous effect of improving temperature control efficiency and energy efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Min Jae LEE, Tae Han KIM, Tae Woong LIM, Ho Gyu CHOI, Jeong Yung LEE, Hong Rok SHIM, Sang Min JO, Seung Ho LEE
  • Patent number: 10892875
    Abstract: Provided is a method of transmitting ACK/NACK in a TDD-based wireless communication system. The method includes: receiving M downlink subframes associated with an uplink subframe n in each of two serving cells; determining four candidate resources based on the M downlink subframes received in each of the two serving cells; and transmitting an ACK/NACK response for the M downlink subframes by using one resource selected from the four candidate resources in the uplink subframe n, wherein the two serving cells includes a first serving cell and a second serving cell, and wherein among the four candidate resources, a first resource and a second resource are associated with a PDSCH or a SPS release PDCCH for releasing semi-persistent scheduling received in the first serving cell, and a third resource and a fourth resources are associated with a PDSCH received in the second serving cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Inventors: Joon Kui Ahn, Suck Chel Yang, Min Gyu Kim, Dong Youn Seo
  • Publication number: 20200403087
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a vertical field effect transistor (VFET) device may include: providing an intermediate VFET structure including a substrate, a plurality of fin structures formed thereon, and a doped layer formed on the substrate between the fin structures, the doped layer comprising a bottom source/drain (S/D) region; forming a shallow trench through the doped layer and the substrate below a top surface of the substrate and between the fin structures, to isolate the fin structures from each other; filling the shallow trench and a space between the fin structures with an insulating material; etching the insulating material filled between the fin structures above a level of a top surface of the doped layer, except in the shallow trench, such that a shallow trench isolation (STI) structure having a top surface to be at or above a level of the top surface of the doped layer is formed in the shallow trench; forming a plurality of gate structures on the fin structures, respectively; and forming a top S/
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Hwi Chan JUN, Min Gyu KIM, Seon Bae KIM
  • Patent number: 10859847
    Abstract: A camera module includes a lens barrel; an actuator driving the lens barrel in a direction perpendicular to an optical axis; and an aperture module adjusting an amount of light incident in the lens barrel. The aperture module includes an aperture coupled to the lens barrel, a magnet provided on one side of the aperture, a coil disposed opposite to the magnet, a position detector detecting a position of the magnet to generate a feedback signal, and a driver comparing an input signal indicating a target position of the magnet with the feedback signal to calculate an error value and generating a driving signal according to the calculated error value. The driver compares a current position of the lens barrel with a neutral position of the lens barrel to generate a compensation signal and compensates for one of the input signal and the feedback signal based on the compensation signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong Woo Rhee, Min Gyu Kim, Sang Hyuk Kim
  • Patent number: 10841654
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for displaying images and a passenger density. The apparatus includes a receiver receives original images obtained by a plurality of cameras respectively installed in a plurality of passenger cars and a passenger density calculated from the original images; a thumbnail generator for determining the sizes of thumbnail images corresponding to the original images according to the number of cameras and generating thumbnail images according to the determined sizes; and a screen for collecting the thumbnail images and displaying the thumbnail images together with information indicating the density.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ho Woong Lee, Han Sang Kim, Min Suk Sung, Min Gyu Lee
  • Publication number: 20200357701
    Abstract: Vertical field-effect transistor (VFET) devices and methods of forming the VFET devices are provided. The methods may include forming a first channel region and a second channel region on a substrate, forming a recess in the substrate between the first and second channel regions by removing a portion of the liner and a portion of the substrate, forming a bottom source/drain region in the recess of the substrate, forming a capping layer on the bottom source/drain region, removing the liner and the capping layer, forming a spacer on the substrate and the bottom source/drain region, and forming a gate structure on side surfaces of the first and second channel regions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Min Gyu KIM, Sa Hwan HONG
  • Publication number: 20200355615
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a target gene-detecting device and a method for detecting a target gene. According to an aspect, a target gene-detecting device can be conveniently fabricated at low cost by employing a porous substrate or a method for detecting a target gene allows the pretreatment of a sample, the extraction of a nucleic acid, the amplification of a nucleic acid, and the detection of a target gene to be conducted at high accuracy and specificity in an integral system, with no contamination plausibility and can be thus useful for gene inspection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: Samsung Life Public Welfare Foundation
    Inventors: Min Young LEE, Min Hee KANG, Hyun Ju PARK, Dong Ho KIM, Sung Gyu PARK, Ho Sang JUNG
  • Patent number: 10806684
    Abstract: Provided is a cosmetic composition including organic-inorganic composite particles for blocking near-infrared rays. When the cosmetic composition for blocking near-infrared rays according to the present disclosure is applied to skin, light in the near-infrared region may be significantly blocked. The cosmetic composition may be used as a multifunctional product in combination with a UV-blocking material to block a wide range of wavelengths adversely affecting the skin, thereby preventing skin aging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Inventors: Su Ji Kim, Jun Bae Lee, Chun Ho Park, Youn Joon Kim, Kweon Jong Yoo, Myeong Sam Park, Eun Chul Cho, Seong Uk Kim, Min Gyu Kim, Nu Ri Han
  • Patent number: 10798700
    Abstract: A method is provided for a User Equipment (UE) operating in a wireless communication system. The method includes monitoring a control channel candidate with a downlink control information (DCI) format size in a plurality of search spaces. Each of the plurality of search spaces corresponds to a respective carrier indicator field (CIF) value. The method further includes transmitting or receiving data using downlink control information which is detected by monitoring the control channel candidate. In a state that control channel candidates have different values of carrier indicator field for the DCI format size, the control channel candidate with the DCI format size is received in any search space corresponding to any of the different values of carrier indicator field for the DCI format size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Suck Chel Yang, Min Gyu Kim, Joon Kui Ahn, Dong Youn Seo
  • Publication number: 20200284460
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an air conditioner, an air conditioner controlling system, and an air conditioner controlling method. The air conditioner controlling system includes one or more controlled air conditioners, a main controlling air conditioner having control authority over, from among the one or more controlled air conditioners, one or more controlled air conditioners that belong to an upper rank group corresponding to the main controlling air conditioner, and a sub-controlling air conditioner having control authority over, from among the one or more controlled air conditioners, one or more controlled air conditioners that belong to a first lower rank group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Jae Hun HUR, Min Gyu KIM, Chang-Yong LEE
  • Publication number: 20200285938
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a neural network training device for recognizing a class of an object included in an image based on an artificial intelligence (AI) system and an application thereof, the neural network training method including: acquiring, by using a first learning network model trained based on source training images respectively included in at least one class, feature information of a query image included in a class different from the at least one class; obtaining a generated image from the feature information of the query image by using a second learning network model acquiring feature information of the obtained generated image by using the first learning network model; and updating weights of layers respectively included in the first and second learning network models, based on a difference between the feature information of the query image and the feature information of the generated image and on a difference between the query image and the generated image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Jun-mo KIM, Byung-ju KIM, Joo-chang KIM, Ye-gang LEE, Min-seok PARK, Ju-seung YUN, Jae-young LEE, Dong-gyu JOO
  • Publication number: 20200254717
    Abstract: A method of forming a vehicle sandwich structure composed of a foamed resin article in sheet form forming the core, a fiber-reinforced composite layer forming a surface material that is located on one or both sides of the foamed resin article in thickness direction; forming a binding layer of core and surface materials between the foamed resin article and the fiber-reinforced composite layer; a large number of glass fibers being inserted within said foamed resin article; more than 70% of total glass fibers being the glass fibers which form an angle between the longitudinal direction of each glass fiber and said foamed resin article, the angle of which satisfying a range from 45° to 90°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: Hankuk Carbon Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jeong Cheol KIM, Min Gyu KIM, Seung Woo LEE, Byeong Min CHOI
  • Publication number: 20200239851
    Abstract: Disclosed is a nanofiber-based long-term primary hepatocyte culture system and a culture method, wherein the primary hepatocyte culture system has an advantage that it can culture cells in three-dimensions in vitro to maintain the original physiological activity of low proliferative primary hepatocytes for a long time by co-culturing indirectly by separating primary hepatocytes and hepatic non-parenchymal cells with a support consisting of nanofibers therebetween without direct co-culture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Jong-Young KWAK, Min Gyu SONG, So Hee KIM, Min Ho CHOI
  • Patent number: 10726278
    Abstract: A method of providing notification information includes: obtaining information regarding a sensing region; determining a visible region and a non-visible region within the sensing region; and providing notification information regarding the non-visible region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mi-young Kim, Tae-hee Lee, Tae-gyu Lim, Seung-hoon Han, Min-su Hwangbo, Yeong-rok Lee, Sung-ho Lee, Hae-in Chun
  • Patent number: 10728915
    Abstract: A method for determining link direction of resources in a wireless communication system, the method performed by a user equipment (UE) includes receiving frame configuration information from a base station, wherein the frame configuration information indicates at least one of default resources and flexible resources in a frame, receiving downlink control information (DCI) format from the base station, and determining link direction of the flexible resources in the frame based on the frame configuration information and the DCI format.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Dong Youn Seo, Min Gyu Kim, Suck Chel Yang, Joon Kui Ahn
  • Patent number: 10721030
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for transmitting a reception acknowledgement for hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) of a user equipment (UE). The reception acknowledgement may be an ACK signal or a NACK signal for physical downlink shared channels (PDSCHs). The reception acknowledgement is transmitted on a physical uplink control channel (PUCCH), and the UE selects a resource of the PUCCH based on a number of the received physical downlink control channels. That is, the UE selects a first PUCCH resource for a number of the received PDCCHs being less than a pre-defined number, and the UE selects a second PUCCH resource for a number of the received PDCCHs being equal to or greater than the pre-defined number.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Inventors: Dong Youn Seo, Min Gyu Kim, Suck Chel Yang, Joon Kui Ahn
  • Patent number: 10716433
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a cooking apparatus including a main body including a cooking compartment configured to cook food using microwaves, and a door configured to open or close the cooking compartment, wherein the door includes a door frame in which an opening is formed so that the cooking compartment is visible therethrough, and a shielding plate including a substrate and a multi-shielding layer, with which the substrate is coated to prevent microwaves in the cooking compartment from leaking to an outside, and coupled at the opening. The door of the cooking apparatus allows an inside of the cooking compartment to be better seen from the outside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Inventors: Jin O Kim, Jee Yong Kim, Min-Gyu Jung, Ki Du Kim, Ah Hyun Bae
  • Publication number: 20200225134
    Abstract: Apparatus and methods of evaluating brittleness by measuring force applied to an electrode specimen by simulating a wound state of a jelly-roll type electrode assembly are disclosed herein. In an embodiment, a brittleness evaluation apparatus includes a jig unit, a driving unit, and a measurement analyzing unit. The jig unit includes two jigs, a groove formed between the jigs, a pressing plate, and guides. The jigs facing each other and have top surfaces formed in a horizontal plane and configured to receive a specimen arranged on the top surfaces along a length direction extending between and along the top surfaces. The pressing plate is arranged perpendicular to the length direction and configured to cause the specimen to bend by descending into the groove. The guides are located on each of the top surfaces of the jigs and configured to prevent distortion of the specimen during descent of the pressing plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2018
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: An-Soo Jeong, Nam-Won Kim, Young-Tae Kim, Pil-Kyu Park, Han-Gab Song, Min-Gyu Kim
  • Patent number: 10715602
    Abstract: Provided is an adaptive IoT service system employing a removable hardware module. The system includes a peripheral device control module, a management server, an application program configuration manager, and a user terminal. The peripheral device control module is configured such that a control board thereof for controlling a corresponding one of IoT devices is mountable to and removable from a mainboard thereof. The management server relays real-time data transmitted from IoT devices, cumulative data, and type information to the user terminal, and relays and manages the data and information. The application configuration manager automatically constructs a user interface of the user terminal on the basis of the data managed by the management server. The system constructs a user interface in real time and automatically associates the IoT device with the application program in the user terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: VITCON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min Gyu Kim, Dong Chan Lee
  • Publication number: 20200218870
    Abstract: A fingerprint recognition device includes a display, a touch sensor panel (TSP) which senses a touch, and a fingerprint recognition integrated circuit (FPIC) which scans a fingerprint. The FPIC includes a pixel including a photoelectric element which receives light reflected by the fingerprint, a low noise amplifier (LNA) which outputs a signal voltage by converting an electric charge received from the photoelectric element, and an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) which converts the signal voltage into a digital signal. The ADC includes a variable reference voltage generator which provides a variable reference voltage, a comparator which adds the variable reference voltage to the signal voltage, performs correlated double sampling on the result of the addition, and outputs a comparison signal by comparing the result of the correlated double sampling with a ramp voltage, and a counter which outputs the digital signal by counting the comparison signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Yong Il Kwon, Min Gyu Kim, Sun Kwon Kim, Seong Il Park, Jong Sung Lee, Hee Bum Lee