Patents by Inventor Min Woo Kim

Min Woo 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).

  • Patent number: 10896917
    Abstract: In some embodiments, 3-dimensional semiconductor memory device includes a semiconductor substrate extending horizontally in a first direction and a second direction crossing the first direction. A stacked memory cell array is formed on the semiconductor substrate. The memory device further includes a separation pattern including a plurality of separation lines extending in the first direction and arranged in the second direction, and dividing the stacked memory cell array into a plurality of memory cell structures extending in the first direction and arranged in the second direction. An upper insulating layer is formed above the plurality of memory cell structures and separation lines, and a passivation layer is formed above the upper insulating layer. The passivation layer includes a plurality of first regions having a first vertical thickness. A plurality of gap regions in the passivation layer are formed between the plurality of first regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min Sung Song, Heung Jin Joo, Kwan Yong Kim, Jin Woo Park, Du Heon Song, He Jueng Lee, Myung Ho Jung
  • Publication number: 20210005385
    Abstract: A capacitor component includes a body including a dielectric layer, a layering portion in which first and second internal electrodes opposing each other are layered in a first direction, and first and second connecting portions disposed on both surfaces of the layering portion taken in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction and connected to the first and second internal electrodes, respectively; and first and second external electrodes disposed on the first and second connecting portions, respectively, and the first and second external electrodes include metal powder particles, a surface of each of which is coated with at least one of graphene and carbon nanotubes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Jong Ho LEE, Jung Tae PARK, Hee Ju SON, Min Woo KIM
  • Publication number: 20210003632
    Abstract: A test system for a memory device includes: a chamber including at least one test socket column having a plurality of test sockets arranged in a first direction, wherein memory devices to be tested are in respective ones of the plurality of test sockets, a temperature adjusting apparatus configured to supply air into the chamber according to a temperature control signal to control a temperature of the chamber, a test device electrically connected to the test sockets and configured to test the memory devices, and a temperature controller configured to receive temperature information of the memory devices from temperature sensors of the memory devices and to output to the temperature adjusting apparatus the temperature control signal to compensate for a temperature difference between a detected temperature of the memory devices and a target temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Min-Woo Kim, Chang-Ho Lee, Jin-Ho Choi
  • Patent number: 10886377
    Abstract: The power semiconductor device includes: a first trench gate and a second trench gate in a stripe shape extending in one direction in parallel and spaced apart from each other in a substrate; a third trench gate in a ladder shape extending in a direction different from the one direction between the first trench gate and the second trench gate in the substrate; a first conductive type body area each disposed between the first trench gate, the second trench gate and the third trench gate, respectively, in the substrate; a pair of first conductive type floating first areas surrounding each of bottom surfaces and at least one side of the first trench gate and the second trench gate in the substrate; and a first conductive type floating second area surrounding a bottom surface of the third trench gate in the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: HYUNDAI AUTRON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ju Hwan Lee, Tae Young Park, Hyuk Woo, Min Gi Kang, Young Joon Kim, Tae Youp Kim, Seong-hwan Yun, Seon-hyeong Jo, Jeong Mok Ha
  • Patent number: 10886560
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an all-solid-state lithium secondary battery and a method of manufacturing the same. The all-solid-state lithium secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, and a composite solid electrolyte layer between the cathode and the anode, wherein first and second LLZOs contained respectively in the cathode and the composite solid electrolyte layer are each independently aluminum-doped or undoped LLZO, and the battery of the invention can exhibit improved discharge capacity and cycle characteristics because both the cathode and the composite solid electrolyte layer contain a conductive polymer, a lithium salt and an inorganic ceramic solid electrolyte.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Korea Institute of Industrial Technology
    Inventors: Ho Sung Kim, Min-Young Kim, Seung Hoon Yang, Da-Hye Kim, Kyeong Joon Kim, Seung Woo Choi, Jinsub Lim, Duck Rye Chang
  • Publication number: 20200411022
    Abstract: Provided are an apparatus and a method for integrally encoding and decoding a speech signal and a audio signal. The encoding apparatus may include: an input signal analyzer to analyze a characteristic of an input signal; a first conversion encoder to convert the input signal to a frequency domain signal, and to encode the input signal when the input signal is a audio characteristic signal; a Linear Predictive Coding (LPC) encoder to perform LPC encoding of the input signal when the input signal is a speech characteristic signal; and a bitstream generator to generate a bitstream using an output.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicants: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Tae Jin LEE, Seung-Kwon BAEK, Min Je KIM, Dae Young JANG, Jeongil SEO, Kyeongok KANG, Jin-Woo HONG, Hochong PARK, Young-cheol PARK
  • Publication number: 20200411397
    Abstract: In one example, a semiconductor device can comprise a substrate, a device stack, first and second internal interconnects, and an encapsulant. The substrate can comprise a first and second substrate sides opposite each other, a substrate outer sidewall between the first substrate side and the second substrate side, and a substrate inner sidewall defining a cavity between the first substrate side and the second substrate side. The device stack can be in the cavity and can comprise a first electronic device, and a second electronic device stacked on the first electronic device. The first internal interconnect can be coupled to the substrate and the device stack. The encapsulant can cover the substrate inner sidewall and the device stack and can fill the cavity. Other examples and related methods are disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Amkor Technology Singapore Holding Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Gyu Wan Han, Won Bae Bang, Ju Hyung Lee, Min Hwa Chang, Dong Joo Park, Jin Young Khim, Jae Yun Kim, Se Hwan Hong, Seung Jae Yu, Shaun Bowers, Gi Tae Lim, Byoung Woo Cho, Myung Jea Choi, Seul Bee Lee, Sang Goo Kang, Kyung Rok Park
  • Patent number: 10878532
    Abstract: A display device is provided. The display device includes: an image processor image-processing contents and scaling the contents at a first scaling magnification; a controller determining a second scaling magnification on the basis of a resolution of the contents scaled at the first scaling magnification and an output resolution of the display device; and a display scaling the contents scaled at the first scaling magnification depending on the second scaling magnification and displaying the contents scaled depending on the second scaling magnification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min-woo Lee, Jong-ho Kim, Hyun-Hee Park, Jae-hun Cho, Ho-jin Kim, Yong-man Lee, Won-hee Choe, Dong-kyoon Han
  • Patent number: 10874986
    Abstract: A water purifier comprising: a filter unit comprising at least one filter filtering water to generate purified water; a flow rate sensor measuring a flow rate of the water; a concentrated water channel discharging concentrated water, having been filtered by the filter unit; an extraction unit extracting the purified water; a flow rate control valve controlling a flow rate of purified water; an opening and closing degree measurement unit, measuring a degree of opening and closing of the flow rate control valve; a concentrated water ratio calculation unit, calculating a ratio between purified water and concentrated water, according to the degree of opening and closing of the flow rate control valve; and a controller, using the flow rate of water and the calculated ratio between purified water and concentrated water, to calculate amounts of water used, integrating the calculated amounts of water, and calculating a lifespan (remaining life) of the filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Inventors: Jae-Hoon Kim, Young-Jae Lee, Su-Yong Park, Sang-Kyun Lee, Jung-Hun Lee, Hyun-Woo Lee, Ju-Hyuk Eom, Min-Sub Song, Sung-Han Yun, Dae-Sik Kang, Si-Jun Park
  • Publication number: 20200393920
    Abstract: An electronic device for widening an active area of a display is provided. The electronic device includes a housing including a first plate and a second plate facing away from the first plate, a touch screen display including a first glass plate, a second glass plate, and an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) layer interposed between the first plate and the second plate, a flexible layer including a first portion connected to the first surface of the second glass plate and bent around an edge of the second glass plate toward the second plate of the housing, and a second portion extending from the first portion and interposed between the second glass plate and the second plate of the housing, a display driver integrated circuit (DDIC) mounted on a first surface of the second portion of the flexible layer, and a printed circuit board (PCB) including a portion mounted on a second surface of the second portion of the flexible layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Seong Hoon KIM, Jaewan KIM, Min-Sung LEE, Min-Su JUNG, Dohyung HA, Sung-Won HONG, Kwang-Tai KIM, Hyungsup BYEON, Donghyun YEOM, Seung Ah OH, Min-Woo YOO, Jungwon LEE, Jong-Chul CHOI, Hyun-Ju HONG
  • Publication number: 20200394476
    Abstract: An apparatus for recognizing an object using an image includes a depth map generator that generates a depth map using a feature map of the image based on a dilated convolutional neural network (DCNN) and an object recognition device that recognizes the object using the depth map generated by the depth map generator and the image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Young Hyun Kim, Yang Shin Kim, Min Woo Park, Jun Mo Kim, Si Haeng Lee, Jang Hyeon Lee, Do Yeon Kim, Hae Chang Jung
  • Publication number: 20200391617
    Abstract: A system for reducing driver fatigue in a seat includes an electric reclining device configured to recline a seat back, an electric extension device configured to move an extension unit formed at a front end part of a seat cushion forward and backward, an air cell device including a plurality of air cells installed in the seat back to be expandable, and a controller configured to control driving of the reclining device, the extension device, and the air cell device in a designated driving pattern to implement a driver fatigue reduction posture of the seat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Baek Hee Lee, Dong Woo Jeong, Tae Uk Kang, Sun Woo Choi, Hyun Kyu Park, Seung Young Lee, Sang Do Park, Yo Seob Lee, Yeong Sik Kim, Hee Cheon You, Seung Hoon Lee, Min Jae Kim, Jeong Bae Ko
  • Patent number: 10868038
    Abstract: A memory device may include multiple channel regions extending in a direction perpendicular to an upper surface of a substrate, a plurality of gate electrode layers and a plurality of insulating layers stacked on the substrate to be adjacent at least a portion of the plurality of channel regions, an interlayer insulating layer disposed on the plurality of gate electrode layers, a plurality of cell contact plugs passing through the interlayer insulating layer. Each of the plurality of cell contacts is connected to each of the plurality of gate electrode layers. A vertical insulating layer extends from the interlayer insulating layer disposed between the plurality of channel regions and the plurality of cell contact plugs and has a portion surrounded by at least one of the plurality of gate electrode layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seok Cheon Baek, Young Woo Kim, Dong Sik Lee, Min Yong Lee, Woong Seop Lee
  • Patent number: 10868300
    Abstract: A positive active material for a rechargeable lithium battery including a core including at least one selected from a nickel-based composite oxide represented by Chemical Formula 1 or a lithium manganese oxide represented by Chemical Formula 2; and a coating layer on a surface of the core and including a lithium metal oxide represented by Chemical Formula 3, the positive active material having a peak at a 2? value of about 19° to about 22° and another peak at a 2? value of about 40° to about 45° in an X-ray diffraction pattern using a CuK? ray, is disclosed. A method of preparing the same, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same, are also disclosed. LiNixCoyMn1-x-yO2??Chemical Formula 1 LiaMnbOc??Chemical Formula 2 Li2MO3??Chemical Formula 3 In Chemical Formulae 1 to 3, x, y, a, b, c, and M are the same as in the detailed description.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ming-Zi Hong, Do-Hyung Park, Seon-Young Kwon, Joong-Ho Moon, Ji-Hyun Kim, Han-Eol Park, Min-Han Kim, Myong-A Woo, Ki-Hyun Kim, Jong-Seo Choi
  • 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: 10863633
    Abstract: An exemplary embodiment provides a display device including: a display panel configured to include a first area, and a second area and a third area respectively disposed at opposite sides of the first area in a first direction; a first roller unit configured to wind the second area thereon; and a second roller unit configured to wind the third area of the display panel in an opposite direction to that of the first roller unit, wherein a distance between the first roller unit and the second roller unit which are separated from each other in the first direction can be adjusted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Inventors: Jin Hwan Choi, Min-Sung Kim, Hyun Woo Koo, Jeong Ho Kim, Tae Woong Kim, Tae An Seo, Jung Hun Lee
  • Publication number: 20200377793
    Abstract: An etching composition contains phosphoric acid, phosphoric anhydride, a compound represented by the following Formula 1, and a silane compound comprising at least one silicon (Si) atom, excluding the compound represented by Formula 1: wherein, in Formula 1, A is an n-valent radical, where n is an integer of 1 to 6, L is a direct bond or hydrocarbylene, Y is selected from NR1, O, PR2 and S, where R1 to R2 are independently hydrogen, halogen, a substituted or unsubstituted hydrocarbyl group, or non-hydrocarbyl group, X and Z are independently selected from N, O, P and S, and Ra to Rc are independently an unshared electron pair, hydrogen, or a substituted or unsubstituted hydrocarbyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicants: SK Innovation Co., Ltd., SK-Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Cheol Woo Kim, Min Kyung Seon, Yu Na Shim, Jae Hoon Kwak, Young Bom Kim, Jong Ho Lee, Jin Kyung Jo
  • Publication number: 20200376728
    Abstract: An insert molding apparatus includes: a lower mold including a seating part on which an insert member including a through-hole is seated; an upper mold mounted on the lower mold to receive the insert member seated on the seating part; and a first fixing part including a first head provided in the lower mold and inserted into the through-hole of the insert member when the insert member is seated, and a first drive unit that moves the first head. The first drive unit is moved to adjust a length by which the first head is inserted into the through-hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hyun Kyung KIM, Dong Eun CHA, Jin Young YOON, Byung Kyu YOON, Hwi Sung JUNG, Sang Hyeon PARK, Ju Hyun KWON, Seung Ryeol LEE, Yong Woo JUNG, Min Jun KIM, Eon Yeon JO
  • Publication number: 20200381395
    Abstract: In one example, a semiconductor device can comprise a substrate, a device stack, first and second internal interconnects, and an encapsulant. The substrate can comprise a first and second substrate sides opposite each other, a substrate outer sidewall between the first substrate side and the second substrate side, and a substrate inner sidewall defining a cavity between the first substrate side and the second substrate side. The device stack can be in the cavity and can comprise a first electronic device, and a second electronic device stacked on the first electronic device. The first internal interconnect can be coupled to the substrate and the device stack. The second internal interconnect can be coupled to the second electronic device and the first electronic device. The encapsulant can cover the substrate inner sidewall and the device stack, and can fill the cavity. Other examples and related methods are disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Gyu Wan Han, Won Bae Bang, Ju Hyung Lee, Min Hwa Chang, Dong Joo Park, Jin Young Khim, Jae Yun Kim, Se Hwan Hong, Seung Jae Yu, Shaun Bowers, Gi Tae Lim, Byoung Woo Cho, Myung Jea Choi, Seul Bee Lee
  • Patent number: 10852031
    Abstract: An air conditioner and a method for controlling the same are disclosed. The air conditioner includes a compressor; an indoor fan configured to blow an indoor air; and a controller configured to change and control a revolutions per minute (RPM) of the indoor fan to a predetermined time when the compressor is off.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tae Woo Kim, Min Seok Kim, Jong Woon Kim, Seung Jun Park, Seong Kyu Lee, Hee-Chan Kang, Chi Wook Gu, Tae Hyun Kim, Hyeong Joon Seo, Jung Yong Sung, Sun-Hee Son, Hong Seok Jun, Seung Yeon Han