Patents by Inventor Ming-Shih Yeh

Ming-Shih Yeh 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: 10784207
    Abstract: A multi-stacked package-on-package structure includes a method. The method includes: adhering a first die and a plurality of second dies to a substrate, the first die having a different function from each of the plurality of second dies; attaching a passive device over the first die; encapsulating the first die, the plurality of second dies, and the passive device; and forming a first redistribution structure over the passive device, the first die, and the plurality of second dies, the passive device connecting the first die to the first redistribution structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Chen-Hua Yu, An-Jhih Su, Chi-Hsi Wu, Der-Chyang Yeh, Ming Shih Yeh, Wei-Cheng Wu
  • Patent number: 10756037
    Abstract: A package structure including a semiconductor die, an insulating encapsulant, a redistribution layer and a plurality of conductive terminals is provided. The semiconductor die includes a semiconductor substrate, a plurality of conductive pads and a plurality of conductive strips. The conductive pads are disposed on and connected to the plurality of conductive pads, wherein each of the conductive strips is physically connected to at least two conductive pads. The insulating encapsulant is encapsulating the semiconductor die. The redistribution layer is disposed on the insulating encapsulant and the semiconductor die, wherein the redistribution layer is electrically connected to the plurality of conductive strips. The plurality of conductive terminals is disposed on the redistribution layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Li-Hsien Huang, An-Jhih Su, Der-Chyang Yeh, Hua-Wei Tseng, Yueh-Ting Lin, Ming-Shih Yeh
  • Publication number: 20200251380
    Abstract: A method includes forming a metal layer extending into openings of a dielectric layer to contact a first metal pad and a second metal pad, and bonding a bottom terminal of a component device to the metal layer. The metal layer has a first portion directly underlying and bonded to the component device. A raised via is formed on the metal layer, and the metal layer has a second portion directly underlying the raised via. The metal layer is etched to separate the first portion and the second portion of the metal layer from each other. The method further includes coating the raised via and the component device in a dielectric layer, revealing the raised via and a top terminal of the component device, and forming a redistribution line connecting the raised via to the top terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Chen-Hua Yu, An-Jhih Su, Chi-Hsi Wu, Der-Chyang Yeh, Ming Shih Yeh, Jing-Cheng Lin, Hung-Jui Kuo
  • Publication number: 20200251456
    Abstract: A package structure and the manufacturing method thereof are provided. The package structure includes a first package including at least one first semiconductor die encapsulated in an insulating encapsulation and through insulator vias electrically connected to the at least one first semiconductor die, a second package including at least one second semiconductor die and conductive pads electrically connected to the at least one second semiconductor die, and solder joints located between the first package and the second package. The through insulator vias are encapsulated in the insulating encapsulation. The first package and the second package are electrically connected through the solder joints. A maximum size of the solder joints is greater than a maximum size of the through insulator vias measuring along a horizontal direction, and is greater than or substantially equal to a maximum size of the conductive pads measuring along the horizontal direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wei-Yu Chen, An-Jhih Su, Chi-Hsi Wu, Der-Chyang Yeh, Li-Hsien Huang, Po-Hao Tsai, Ming-Shih Yeh, Ta-Wei Liu
  • Publication number: 20200243442
    Abstract: A method for forming a via in a semiconductor device and a semiconductor device including the via are disclosed. In an embodiment, the method may include bonding a first terminal and a second terminal of a first substrate to a third terminal and a fourth terminal of a second substrate; separating the first substrate to form a first component device and a second component device; forming a gap fill material over the first component device, the second component device, and the second substrate; forming a conductive via extending from a top surface of the gap fill material to a fifth terminal of the second substrate; and forming a top terminal over a top surface of the first component device, the top terminal connecting the first component device to the fifth terminal of the second substrate through the conductive via.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Chen-Hua Yu, An-Jhih Su, Chi-Hsi Wu, Wen-Chih Chiou, Tsang-Jiuh Wu, Der-Chyang Yeh, Ming Shih Yeh
  • Publication number: 20200135708
    Abstract: A package structure, a die and method of forming the same are provided. The package structure includes a die, an encapsulant, a RDL structure, and a conductive terminal. The die has a connector. The connector includes a seed layer and a conductive on the seed layer. The seed layer extends beyond a sidewall of the conductive pillar. The encapsulant is aside the die and encapsulates sidewalls of the die. The RDL structure is electrically connected to the die. The conductive terminal is electrically connected to the die through the RDL structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wei-Yu Chen, An-Jhih Su, Der-Chyang Yeh, Hua-Wei Tseng, Li-Hsien Huang, Ming-Shih Yeh
  • Patent number: 10636775
    Abstract: A package structure and the manufacturing method thereof are provided. The package structure includes a first package including at least one first semiconductor die encapsulated in an insulating encapsulation and through insulator vias electrically connected to the at least one first semiconductor die, a second package including at least one second semiconductor die and conductive pads electrically connected to the at least one second semiconductor die, and solder joints located between the first package and the second package. The through insulator vias are encapsulated in the insulating encapsulation. The first package and the second package are electrically connected through the solder joints. A maximum size of the solder joints is greater than a maximum size of the through insulator vias measuring along a horizontal direction, and is greater than or substantially equal to a maximum size of the conductive pads measuring along the horizontal direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wei-Yu Chen, An-Jhih Su, Chi-Hsi Wu, Der-Chyang Yeh, Li-Hsien Huang, Po-Hao Tsai, Ming-Shih Yeh, Ta-Wei Liu
  • Patent number: 10629477
    Abstract: A method includes forming a metal layer extending into openings of a dielectric layer to contact a first metal pad and a second metal pad, and bonding a bottom terminal of a component device to the metal layer. The metal layer has a first portion directly underlying and bonded to the component device. A raised via is formed on the metal layer, and the metal layer has a second portion directly underlying the raised via. The metal layer is etched to separate the first portion and the second portion of the metal layer from each other. The method further includes coating the raised via and the component device in a dielectric layer, revealing the raised via and a top terminal of the component device, and forming a redistribution line connecting the raised via to the top terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Chen-Hua Yu, An-Jhih Su, Chi-Hsi Wu, Der-Chyang Yeh, Ming Shih Yeh, Jing-Cheng Lin, Hung-Jui Kuo
  • Patent number: 10622302
    Abstract: A method for forming a via in a semiconductor device and a semiconductor device including the via are disclosed. In an embodiment, the method may include bonding a first terminal and a second terminal of a first substrate to a third terminal and a fourth terminal of a second substrate; separating the first substrate to form a first component device and a second component device; forming a gap fill material over the first component device, the second component device, and the second substrate; forming a conductive via extending from a top surface of the gap fill material to a fifth terminal of the second substrate; and forming a top terminal over a top surface of the first component device, the top terminal connecting the first component device to the fifth terminal of the second substrate through the conductive via.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Chen-Hua Yu, An-Jhih Su, Chi-Hsi Wu, Wen-Chih Chiou, Tsang-Jiuh Wu, Der-Chyang Yeh, Ming Shih Yeh
  • Publication number: 20200066643
    Abstract: A multi-stacked package-on-package structure includes a method. The method includes: adhering a first die and a plurality of second dies to a substrate, the first die having a different function from each of the plurality of second dies; attaching a passive device over the first die; encapsulating the first die, the plurality of second dies, and the passive device; and forming a first redistribution structure over the passive device, the first die, and the plurality of second dies, the passive device connecting the first die to the first redistribution structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Chen-Hua Yu, An-Jhih Su, Chi-Hsi Wu, Der-Chyang Yeh, Ming Shih Yeh, Wei-Cheng Wu
  • Publication number: 20200043855
    Abstract: A semiconductor device and the manufacturing method thereof are provided. The semiconductor device includes a package structure, a first die, a first containment structure, a pre-fill layer, and a plurality of conductive terminals. The package structure includes an attach zone, a keep-out zone around the attach zone. The first die is disposed on the package structure in the attach zone and electrically connected to the package structure. The first containment structure is disposed within the keep-out zone of the package structure and surrounds the first die. The pre-fill layer is disposed between the package structure and the first die and between the first containment structure and the first die, where the pre-fill layer is constrained within the first containment structure. The conductive terminals are disposed on the package structure, distributed around the keep-out zone of the package structure, and electrically connected to the package structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kuan-Chung Lu, An-Jhih Su, Der-Chyang Yeh, Li-Hsien Huang, Yueh-Ting Lin, Ming-Shih Yeh
  • Publication number: 20200035584
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a device includes: an integrated circuit die; a first dielectric layer over the integrated circuit die; a first metallization pattern extending through the first dielectric layer to electrically connect to the integrated circuit die; a second dielectric layer over the first metallization pattern; an under bump metallurgy extending through the second dielectric layer; a third dielectric layer over the second dielectric layer and portions of the under bump metallurgy; a conductive ring sealing an interface of the third dielectric layer and the under bump metallurgy; and a conductive connector extending through the center of the conductive ring, the conductive connector electrically connected to the under bump metallurgy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Wei-Yu Chen, An-Jhih Su, Der-Chyang Yeh, Li-Hsien Huang, Ming Shih Yeh
  • Patent number: 10529650
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a device includes: an integrated circuit die; a first dielectric layer over the integrated circuit die; a first metallization pattern extending through the first dielectric layer to electrically connect to the integrated circuit die; a second dielectric layer over the first metallization pattern; an under bump metallurgy extending through the second dielectric layer; a third dielectric layer over the second dielectric layer and portions of the under bump metallurgy; a conductive ring sealing an interface of the third dielectric layer and the under bump metallurgy; and a conductive connector extending through the center of the conductive ring, the conductive connector electrically connected to the under bump metallurgy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Wei-Yu Chen, An-Jhih Su, Der-Chyang Yeh, Li-Hsien Huang, Ming Shih Yeh
  • Publication number: 20200006219
    Abstract: A chip package including an integrated circuit component, a thermal conductive layer, an insulating encapsulant and a redistribution circuit structure is provided. The integrated circuit component includes an amorphous semiconductor portion located at a back surface thereof. The thermal conductive layer covers the amorphous semiconductor portion of the integrated circuit component, wherein thermal conductivity of the thermal conductive layer is greater than or substantially equal to 10 W/mK. The insulating encapsulant laterally encapsulates the integrated circuit component and the thermal conductive layer. The redistribution circuit structure is disposed on the insulating encapsulant and the integrated circuit component, wherein the redistribution circuit structure is electrically connected to the integrated circuit component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Guan-Yu Chen, An-Jhih Su, Der-Chyang Yeh, Li-Hsien Huang, Ming-Shih Yeh
  • Publication number: 20190355687
    Abstract: A package structure including a semiconductor die, an insulating encapsulant, a redistribution layer and a plurality of conductive terminals is provided. The semiconductor die includes a semiconductor substrate, a plurality of conductive pads and a plurality of conductive strips. The conductive pads are disposed on and connected to the plurality of conductive pads, wherein each of the conductive strips is physically connected to at least two conductive pads. The insulating encapsulant is encapsulating the semiconductor die. The redistribution layer is disposed on the insulating encapsulant and the semiconductor die, wherein the redistribution layer is electrically connected to the plurality of conductive strips. The plurality of conductive terminals is disposed on the redistribution layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2018
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Li-Hsien Huang, An-Jhih Su, Der-Chyang Yeh, Hua-Wei Tseng, Yueh-Ting Lin, Ming-Shih Yeh
  • Publication number: 20190348353
    Abstract: A redistribution structure includes a first dielectric layer and a first redistribution circuit layer. The first dielectric layer includes a first via opening. The first redistribution circuit layer is disposed on the first dielectric layer and includes a via portion filling the first via opening and a circuit portion connecting the via portion and extending over the first dielectric layer. A maximum vertical distance between an upper surface of the via portion and an upper surface of the circuit portion is substantially equal to or smaller than 0.5 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2018
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Li-Hsien Huang, An-Jhih Su, Der-Chyang Yeh, Hua-Wei Tseng, Chiang Lin, Ming-Shih Yeh
  • Publication number: 20190341306
    Abstract: Embodiments provide a high aspect ratio via for coupling a top electrode of a vertically oriented component to the substrate, where the top electrode of the component is coupled to the via by a conductive bridge, and where the bottom electrode of the component is coupled to substrate. Some embodiments provide for mounting the component by a component wafer and separating the components while mounted to the substrate. Some embodiments provide for mounting individual components to the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Chen-Hua Yu, Chi-Hsi Wu, Wen-Chih Chiou, Tsang-Jiuh Wu, Der-Chyang Yeh, Ming Shih Yeh, An-Jhih Su
  • Patent number: 10461036
    Abstract: A multi-stacked package-on-package structure includes a method. The method includes: adhering a first die and a plurality of second dies to a substrate, the first die having a different function from each of the plurality of second dies; attaching a passive device over the first die; encapsulating the first die, the plurality of second dies, and the passive device; and forming a first redistribution structure over the passive device, the first die, and the plurality of second dies, the passive device connecting the first die to the first redistribution structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Chen-Hua Yu, An-Jhih Su, Chi-Hsi Wu, Der-Chyang Yeh, Ming Shih Yeh, Wei-Cheng Wu
  • Publication number: 20190304834
    Abstract: In one exemplary aspect, a method comprises providing a semiconductor structure having a substrate, one or more first dielectric layers over the substrate, a first metal plug in the one or more first dielectric layers, and one or more second dielectric layers over the one or more first dielectric layers and the first metal plug. The method further comprises etching a via hole into the one or more second dielectric layers to expose the first metal plug, etching a top surface of the first metal plug to create a recess thereon, and applying a metal corrosion protectant comprising a metal corrosion inhibitor to the top surface of the first metal plug.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Yu Shih Wang, Shian Wei Mao, Ming-Hsi Yeh, Kuo-Bin Huang
  • Publication number: 20190273018
    Abstract: A method includes forming a metal layer extending into openings of a dielectric layer to contact a first metal pad and a second metal pad, and bonding a bottom terminal of a component device to the metal layer. The metal layer has a first portion directly underlying and bonded to the component device. A raised via is formed on the metal layer, and the metal layer has a second portion directly underlying the raised via. The metal layer is etched to separate the first portion and the second portion of the metal layer from each other. The method further includes coating the raised via and the component device in a dielectric layer, revealing the raised via and a top terminal of the component device, and forming a redistribution line connecting the raised via to the top terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Chen-Hua Yu, An-Jhih Su, Chi-Hsi Wu, Der-Chyang Yeh, Ming Shih Yeh, Jing-Cheng Lin, Hung-Jui Kuo