Patents by Inventor Ming-Te Lin

Ming-Te Lin 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: 20230008579
    Abstract: A method includes depositing a first work function layer over a first and second gate trench. The method includes depositing a second work function layer over the first work function layer. The method includes etching the second work function layer in the first gate trench while covering the second work function layer in the second gate trench, causing the first work function layer in the first gate trench to contain metal dopants that are left from the second work function layer etched in the first gate trench. The method includes forming a first active gate structure and second active gate structure, which include the first work function layer and the metal dopants left from the second work function layer in the first gate trench, and the first work function layer and no metal dopants left behind from the second work function layer, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2021
    Publication date: January 12, 2023
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited
    Inventors: Yu-Chi Pan, Kuo-Bin Huang, Ming-Hsi Yeh, Ying-Liang Chuang, Yu-Te Su, Kuan-Wei Lin
  • Publication number: 20220398582
    Abstract: An information delivery method for transferring fund is provided. The information delivery method includes receiving payment information, determining whether a transfer condition is met according to the payment information, in response to determining that the transfer condition is met, obtaining source account information of a source entity and destination account information of a destination entity in the payment information, determining a transfer path according to the source account information of the source entity and the destination account information of the destination entity, and transmitting the payment information from the source entity to the destination entity according to the transfer path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2021
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Applicant: OBOOK INC.
    Inventors: Chun-Kai Wang, Chung-Han Hsieh, Chih-Yang Liu, Wei-Te Lin, I-Cheng Lin, Jun-De Liao, Kang-Hsien Chang, Chun-Jen Chen, Pei-Hsuan Weng, Yi-Hsuan Lai, Ming-Hung Lin, Shu-Ming Chang, Zih-Hao Lin
  • Publication number: 20220359524
    Abstract: A semiconductor structure includes a two-dimensional array of unit cell structures overlying a substrate. Each unit cell structure includes an active layer, a gate dielectric underlying the active layer, two gate electrodes underlying the gate dielectric, and two source electrodes and a drain electrode overlying the active layer. Word lines underlie the active layers. Each unit cell structure includes portions of a respective set of four word lines, which includes two word lines that are electrically connected to two electrodes in the unit cell structure and two additional word lines that are electrically isolated from the two electrodes in the unit cell structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2021
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Ming-Yen CHUANG, Chia LING, Katherine H. CHIANG, Chung-Te LIN
  • Publication number: 20220352385
    Abstract: A transistor device includes a first source/drain region and a second source/drain region spaced apart from each other; a channel layer electrically connected to the first and second source/drain regions; a gate insulator layer; a gate electrode isolated from the channel layer by the gate insulator layer; and a UV-attenuating layer disposed on the channel layer to protect the channel layer from characteristic degradation caused by UV light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2021
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Katherine H. CHIANG, Neil Quinn MURRAY, Ming-Yen CHUANG, Chung-Te LIN
  • Publication number: 20220344486
    Abstract: A semiconductor device and methods of fabricating the same are disclosed. The method can include forming a fin structure on a substrate, forming a source/drain (S/D) region on the fin structure, forming a gate structure on the fin structure adjacent to the S/D region, and forming a capping structure on the gate structure. The forming the capping structure includes forming a conductive cap on the gate structure, forming a cap liner on the conductive cap, and forming a carbon-based cap on the cap liner. The method further includes forming a first contact structure on the S/D region, forming an insulating cap on the first contact structure, and forming a second contact structure on the conductive cap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2021
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Po-Chin CHANG, Ming-Huan Tsai, Li-Te Lin, Pinyen Lin
  • Publication number: 20220246189
    Abstract: A memory device and a memory circuit is provided. The memory device includes a spin-orbit torque (SOT) layer, a magnetic tunnel junction (MTJ), a read word line, a selector and a write word line. The MTJ stands on the SOT layer. The read word line is electrically connected to the MTJ. The write word line is connected to the SOT layer through the selector. The write word line is electrically connected to the SOT layer when the selector is turned on, and the write word line is electrically isolated from the SOT layer when the selector is in an off state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hung-Li Chiang, Chung-Te Lin, Shy-Jay Lin, Tzu-Chiang Chen, Ming-Yuan Song, Hon-Sum Philip Wong
  • Publication number: 20220219872
    Abstract: A lid structure comprises an edible first part. The first part comprises a bottom portion and an annular wall. The annular wall extends from the periphery of the bottom portion in a direction having an included angle with the bottom portion. The bottom portion and the annular wall define an accommodating space, and the outer periphery of the annular wall is provided with at least one first opening. The lid structure further comprises a second part provided with a third opening and covering the first part, with the accommodating space facing the second part, and the at least one first opening and the third opening being located on opposite sides of the bottom portion, respectively. A portable container comprising a container part and the lid structure is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Inventor: MING-TE LIN
  • Publication number: 20200234920
    Abstract: An apparatus for processing substrates is provided. A plasma processing chamber is provided. At least one substrate support for supporting at least one substrate is in the plasma processing chamber. At least one gas inlet is provided for flowing gas into the plasma processing chamber. A dielectric window forms a cover for the plasma processing chamber. The dielectric window comprises an outer dielectric window ring with a central aperture and an inner concaved dielectric window extending across the central aperture, wherein the inner concaved dielectric window forms a volume in fluid communication with an interior of the plasma processing chamber, and wherein the at least one gas inlet flows gas into the volume of the inner concaved dielectric window. An outer coil assembly is adjacent to the outer dielectric window ring. An inner coil assembly surrounds the inner concaved dielectric window.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Shen PENG, Dan MAROHL, Ambarish CHHATRE, Ming-Te LIN, Andras KUTHI
  • Publication number: 20180121003
    Abstract: A touch system and a touch method thereof are provided. A signal receiving apparatus of the touch system receives a first light signal and a pressure sensing signal sent by a touch apparatus. A computing apparatus of the touch system judges a touch position of the touch apparatus according to the first light signal, and decides an expected size of a touch trajectory according to the pressure sensing signal, so as to produce a corresponding touch effect in response to a magnitude of a pressing force, and improve applicability of the touch system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Applicant: Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Ming-Te Lin, Cheng-Shen Lee, Yung-Chih Chen
  • Patent number: 9927785
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a device control method, which comprises capturing, by a portable device, a first image of a specific area containing a number of electronic devices connected to a communication network; transmitting a connection signal to a selected electronic device on a device list containing all the electronic devices connected to a communication network; determining whether the selected electronic device is in the first image captured based on whether a response has been received from the selected electronic device; identifying the selected electronic device on the device list and the relative position of the selected electronic device on the first image captured upon determined that the selected electronic device is in the first image; and continuing the device identification process until all the connected electronic devices on the device list has been verified, to identify the relative positions of all electronic devices contained in the first image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: XIX INC.
    Inventors: Shu-Ming Wei, Kuei-Yuan Chen, Ming-Te Lin, Yao-Tsung Yeh
  • Publication number: 20180004174
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a device control method, which comprises capturing, by a portable device, a first image of a specific area containing a number of electronic devices connected to a communication network; transmitting a connection signal to a selected electronic device on a device list containing all the electronic devices connected to a communication network; determining whether the selected electronic device is in the first image captured based on whether a response has been received from the selected electronic device; identifying the selected electronic device on the device list and the relative position of the selected electronic device on the first image captured upon determined that the selected electronic device is in the first image; and continuing the device identification process until all the connected electronic devices on the device list has been verified, to identify the relative positions of all electronic devices contained in the first image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: SHU-MING WEI, KUEI-YUAN CHEN, MING-TE LIN, YAO-TSUNG YEH
  • Publication number: 20170169296
    Abstract: Disclosed are an intelligence system and a method for providing a message and/or service. This intelligence system is configured and used in a predetermined space, and comprises an event recognition module, an event analysis module and a service-information providing module. The event recognition module comprises an image capturing unit and an image recognition unit. The image capturing unit captures an image within the predetermined space, and the image recognition unit recognizes a key characteristic of the image. The event analysis module compares the key characteristic with a key characteristic-behavior chart, a key characteristic-relative information chart, a key characteristic-situation chart, a key characteristic-emotion chart or a key characteristic-style chart, and then generates a comparison result. The service-information providing module provides at least a message or a service according to the comparison result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventors: JUNG-YA HSIEH, KUEI-YUAN CHEN, MING-TE LIN
  • Patent number: 9562652
    Abstract: A low profile LED lamp bulb with high efficient heat dissipation is disclosed. Each of the lead frame unit has a top-down tapered metal section on bottom end adaptive for being bent inwards to form a lead frame bottom cup suitable for fitting in the low profile LED lamp. A modification embodiment is that a heat sink independent from electrode is attached to a backside of the lead frame with nonconductive adhesive material, heat and electricity are independent from with each other, so that no interference between heat and electricity, and heat can be dissipated mainly from the heat sink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: UNILED LIGHTING TW., INC.
    Inventors: Po-Cheng Yang, Ming-Yao Lin, Ming-Te Lin
  • Patent number: 9551464
    Abstract: A low profile LED lamp with high efficient heat dissipation is disclosed. Each of the lead frame unit has a left top metal section, left middle metal section, right top metal section, and a top-down tapered metal section. The top-down tapered metal section is bent inwards to form a lead frame bottom cup which is suitable for fitting in the low profile LED lamp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: UNILED LIGHTING TAIWAN INC.
    Inventors: Po-Cheng Yang, Ming-Te Lin, Ming-Yao Lin
  • Patent number: 9544553
    Abstract: The invention provides a projector, a color wheel protection circuit, and a color wheel protection method. The projector includes a color wheel, a light source, a controller, and a protection circuit. The light source is controlled by a light source control signal to provide an illumination beam to the color wheel. The controller is used for providing the light source control signal to the light source. The protection circuit includes a resetting signal generator and a logic operator. The resetting signal generator is used for generating a resetting trigger signal according to the rotation speed of the color wheel, and generating a resetting output signal according to the resetting trigger signal. The logic operator is used for receiving the light source control signal and the resetting output signal, and resetting the light source control signal according to the resetting output signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Cheng-Shen Lee, Ming-Te Lin
  • Publication number: 20160281935
    Abstract: A low profile LED lamp bulb with high efficient heat dissipation is disclosed. Each of the lead frame unit has a top-down tapered metal section on bottom end adaptive for being bent inwards to form a lead frame bottom cup suitable for fitting in the low profile LED lamp. A modification embodiment is that a heat sink independent from electrode is attached to a backside of the lead frame with nonconductive adhesive material, heat and electricity are independent from with each other, so that no interference between heat and electricity, and heat can be dissipated mainly from the heat sink.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2016
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Inventors: Po-Cheng YANG, Ming-Yao LIN, Ming-Te LIN
  • Publication number: 20160281936
    Abstract: A low profile LED lamp with high efficient heat dissipation is disclosed. Each of the lead frame unit has a left top metal section, left middle metal section, right top metal section, and a top-down tapered metal section. The top-down tapered metal section is bent inwards to form a lead frame bottom cup which is suitable for fitting in the low profile LED lamp.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Inventors: Po-Cheng YANG, Ming-Te LIN, Ming-Yao LIN
  • Patent number: 9303821
    Abstract: An air-cooled lamp bulb includes a central tube and a circular light wall. The circular light wall is formed by a plurality of light units surrounding the central tube and emitting light beams in a direction away from the central tube. A top frame supports the circular light wall on top. A top opening is formed in the top frame. A bottom gap is formed between a bottom of the central tube and a bottom of the circular light wall. An air passage is formed between the central tube and the circular light wall. The air passage connects the top opening and the bottom gap for allowing air flow through the air-cooled lamp bulb.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: UNILED LIGHTING TW., INC.
    Inventors: Ming-Te Lin, Ming-Yao Lin, Heng Qiu
  • Patent number: 9068732
    Abstract: An air-cooled lamp bulb includes a central tube, a circuit board disposed inside the central tube, a circular light wall surrounding the central tube, a transparent dome surrounding a top end of the circular light wall and having a top central opening, and a first air passage formed between the central tube and the circular light wall. The circular light wall is formed by a plurality of light units arranged side by side. Each of the light units has a light source mounted adjacent a top end of the central tube. The transparent dome is arranged for modifying light emitted by the light sources. The first air passage allows air flow through the air-cooled lamp bulb.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: UNILED LIGHTING TW., INC
    Inventors: Ming-Te Lin, Ming-Yao Lin, Heng Qiu
  • Patent number: D965833
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: UNILED LIGHTING TW., INC.
    Inventors: Ming-Te Lin, Ming-Yao Lin, Heng Qiu