Patents by Inventor Nam-Hun Kim

Nam-Hun 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: 20240162070
    Abstract: A substrate transfer unit is provided. The substrate transfer unit includes: a rail part having a length in a horizontal direction; a vertical part moving along the rail part, guiding the vertical movement of a robot, which transfers a substrate, and having, formed therein, first flow paths that a fluid is introduced into and passes through; main duct parts having, formed therein, second flow paths which communicate with the first flow paths, having first end portions connected to the vertical part, and including outlets, which are formed at second end portions of the main duct parts and face a bottom surface of the index module, and through holes, which are formed on one or both sides of each of the second end portions; and auxiliary duct parts surrounding the through holes at the second end portions of the main duct parts and having, formed therein, expansion spaces which communicate with the second flow paths.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2023
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Inventors: Nam Ki HONG, Eun Ju Lee, Gui Hun Kim
  • Publication number: 20240135858
    Abstract: A display device includes pixels connected to scan lines and data lines, each pixel including a driving transistor and at least one light emitting element, and a timing controller configured to generate output data using external input data. The timing controller includes a first compensator configured generate first data by correcting the external input data using at least one of optical measurement information, a threshold voltage of each of the driving transistors, mobility information, dimming information, and temperature information, and an afterimage compensator configured to generate second data based on age information of each light emitting element and the first data, generate third data based on a current amount corresponding to the first data and a current amount corresponding to the second data, and generate the age information by accumulating the third data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2023
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Inventors: Joon Hyeok JEON, Byoung Kwan AN, Sang Myeon HAN, Chang Hun KIM, Seung Ho PARK, Seok Gyu BAN, Nam Jae LIM
  • Patent number: 11506915
    Abstract: A light modulation device is disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a light modulation device includes a first polymer film substrate, a second polymer film substrate, an active liquid crystal layer disposed between the first and second polymer film substrates, wherein the active liquid crystal layer is capable of switching between a first orientation state and a second orientation state different from the first orientation state under an applied voltage, the first and second polymer film substrates have an in-plane retardation of 4,000 nm or more for light having a wavelength of 550 nm, a ratio of an elongation (E1) in a first direction to an elongation (E2) in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction of 3 or more, and wherein an angle formed by the first directions of the first and second polymer film substrates is in a range of 0 degrees to 10 degrees.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Inventors: Min Jun Gim, Dong Hyun Oh, Jung Sun You, Eun Jung Lim, Jin Hong Kim, Hyun Jun Lee, Nam Hun Kim
  • Patent number: 11448934
    Abstract: An optical device is provided in the present application. The present application provides an optical device capable of varying transmittance, and such optical device can be used for various applications, such as eyewear, for example, sunglasses or AR (augmented reality) or VR (virtual reality) eyewear, an outer wall of a building or a sunroof for a vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Inventors: Nam Hun Kim, Seong Min Lee, Byoung Kun Jeon, Su Young Ryu, Jung Woon Kim, Young Shin Lee
  • Patent number: 11435615
    Abstract: An optical device that can be used for various applications including eyewears, such as sunglasses or AR (augmented reality) or VR (virtual reality) eyewear, an outer wall of a building or a sunroof for a vehicle, and the like is provided. The optical device includes first and second outer substrates disposed to face each other, an active liquid crystal film layer, and a step forming layer. The active liquid crystal film layer and the step forming layer are encapsulated by an encapsulating agent between the first and second outer substrate. The active liquid crystal film layer comprises a first region that is pressed by the step forming layer and a second region that is not pressed by the step forming layer. The defects caused by an excessively large or small amount of light-modulating material or heat shrinkage of the light-modulating material, and the like are prevented in the optical device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Inventors: Seong Min Lee, Byoung Kun Jeon, Nam Hun Kim, Jung Woon Kim, Young Shin Lee
  • Patent number: 11429005
    Abstract: An optical device is provided in the present application. The optical device of the present application has varying transmittance and improved appearance defects, such as reduction of wrinkles that may occur by lamination of a liquid crystal element and an outer substrate. Such optical device can be used for various applications such as eyewear, for example, sunglasses or AR (augmented reality) or VR (virtual reality) eyewear, an outer wall of a building or a sunroof for a vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Inventors: Nam Hun Kim, Byoung Kun Jeon, Doo Young Huh, Su Young Ryu, Seong Min Lee, Jung Woon Kim, Young Shin Lee
  • Patent number: 11428968
    Abstract: An optical device and a use thereof are provided. The optical device is capable of suppressing external bubble inflow by eliminating negative pressures that can occur due to shape deformation of a base material in an environment changing between a high temperature and a low temperature and generating a positive pressure. Such optical device can be used as various transmittance-variable devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Inventors: Nam Hun Kim, Jung Woon Kim, In Ju Mun, Su Young Ryu, Byoung Kun Jeon
  • Patent number: 11372290
    Abstract: An optical device includes a first outer substrate; a second outer substrate disposed opposite to the first outer substrate; and an active liquid crystal film or a polarizer, wherein the active liquid crystal film or the polarizer is encapsulated by an encapsulating agent between the first and second outer substrates and wherein a shrinkable film adjacent to any one of the first and second outer substrates is further included. The optical device is capable of varying transmittance. The optical device can be used for various applications such as an eyewear, for example, sunglasses or AR (augmented reality) or VR (virtual reality) eyewears, an outer wall of a building or a sunroof for a vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Inventors: Jung Woon Kim, Byoung Kun Jeon, Beom Jin Lee, In Ju Mun, Su Young Ryu, Seong Min Lee, Young Shin Lee, Nam Hun Kim
  • Patent number: 11347080
    Abstract: The present application relates to a light modulating device and an eyewear. The present application can provide a light modulation device having both excellent mechanical properties and optical properties by applying a polymer film that is also optically anisotropic and mechanically anisotropic to a substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Inventors: Eun Jung Lim, Nam Hun Kim, Jung Sun You, Jin Hong Kim, Hyun Jun Lee, Min Jun Gim, Kyung Ki Hong, In Ju Mun, Dong Hyun Oh
  • Publication number: 20220146878
    Abstract: An optical device that can be used for various applications including eyewears, such as sunglasses or AR (augmented reality) or VR (virtual reality) eyewear, an outer wall of a building or a sunroof for a vehicle, and the like is provided. The optical device includes first and second outer substrates disposed to face each other, an active liquid crystal film layer, and a step forming layer. The active liquid crystal film layer and the step forming layer are encapsulated by an encapsulating agent between the first and second outer substrate. The active liquid crystal film layer comprises a first region that is pressed by the step forming layer and a second region that is not pressed by the step forming layer. The defects caused by an excessively large or small amount of light-modulating material or heat shrinkage of the light-modulating material, and the like are prevented in the optical device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Seong Min Lee, Byoung Kun Jeon, Nam Hun Kim, Jung Woon Kim, Young Shin Lee
  • Patent number: 11314106
    Abstract: A light modulation device is disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a light modulation device includes a first polymer film substrate, a second polymer film substrate, an active liquid crystal layer disposed between the first and second polymer film substrates, wherein the active liquid crystal layer is capable of switching between a first orientation state and a second orientation state when a voltage is applied, and a polarizer, wherein each of the first and second polymer film substrates have in-plane retardation of 4,000 nm or more for light having a wavelength of 550 nm, a ratio of an elongation (E1) in a first direction to an elongation (E2) in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction of 3 or more, and wherein an angle formed by the first directions of the first and second polymer film substrates is in a range of 0 degrees to 10 degrees.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Inventors: Min Jun Gim, Eun Jung Lim, Jung Sun You, Dong Hyun Oh, Hyun Jun Lee, Nam Hun Kim
  • Patent number: 11274713
    Abstract: A mean rate decision method for a clutch motor is disclosed. The method includes determining whether the clutch motor and a gear sensor are in an electrical failure state; when it is determined the clutch motor and the gear sensor are not in the electrical failure state, determining whether there is a driver's starting intention on the basis of state information on the clutch pedal; setting a target position of the clutch motor according to a pedal setting value set by the clutch pedal; and when it is determined that there is no driver's starting intention and that an actual position of the clutch motor exceeds the target position of the clutch motor, determining a failure of the clutch motor on the basis of an excess movement amount and an excess duration in the excess state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: Hyundai Kefico Corporation
    Inventors: Nam Hun Kim, Min Hyo Kim, Chang Min Cho
  • Publication number: 20220005377
    Abstract: A cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training apparatus for infants is disclosed. The CPR training apparatus for infants includes a body portion, a head portion including a head frame rotatably connected to the body portion, a tunnel portion including a tunnel frame installed on a neck of the body portion, and a lower catching protrusion extending from a lower side of the tunnel frame to an upper side of the tunnel frame, an airway portion including an airway tube installed to be in communication with a mouth of the head portion, and a neutral closure portion connected to an outside of the airway tube so as to be positioned above the lower catching protrusion, and a tube portion configured to connect the airway tube and an artificial lung to each other by passing through the tunnel portion between the lower catching protrusion and the neutral closure portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Mok CHUNG, Woong HUR, Nam Hun KIM, Ho Gil HAN
  • Publication number: 20220005378
    Abstract: Provided/Disclosed is a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training apparatus, comprising: a mannequin including a head portion with an airway, and a body portion connected to the head portion; a compression portion provided in the body portion, the compression portion to be pressed in response to a chest compression; an airbag connected to the airway, the airbag configured to enable an artificial ventilation; and a measurer configured to measure a CPR performance state in response to the chest compression and the artificial ventilation performed on the mannequin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: Innosonian Inc.
    Inventors: Mok CHUNG, Woong Hur, Nam Je Lee, Kwang Hee Choi, Nam Hun Kim
  • Patent number: 11187319
    Abstract: A method for learning a reference position of a DCT gear motor is proposed. The method includes: a first voltage supply step of supplying voltage to the motor to allow the motor to rotate to a stored reference point; a second voltage supply step of repeating a process that increases the level of the voltage supplied to the motor to a higher level than the level of the voltage applied in the first voltage supply step and decreases the level, wherein the voltage is supplied to the motor to gradually increase the level thereof; a step of monitoring a position change of the motor; a step of stopping voltage supply to the motor when a temporary position change is generated in the motor to remove the temporary position change; and a step of setting the current position of the motor as a new reference point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: Hyundai Kefico Corporation
    Inventors: Nam Hun Kim, Tae Su Kim
  • Patent number: 11158211
    Abstract: Provided/Disclosed is a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training apparatus, comprising: a mannequin including a head portion with an airway, and a body portion connected to the head portion; a compression portion provided in the body portion, the compression portion to be pressed in response to a chest compression; an airbag connected to the airway, the airbag configured to enable an artificial ventilation; and a measurer configured to measure a CPR performance state in response to the chest compression and the artificial ventilation performed on the mannequin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: INNOSONIAN INC.
    Inventors: Mok Chung, Woong Hur, Nam Je Lee, Kwang Hee Choi, Nam Hun Kim
  • Publication number: 20210325706
    Abstract: An optical device includes a first outer substrate; a second outer substrate disposed opposite to the first outer substrate; and an active liquid crystal film or a polarizer, wherein the active liquid crystal film or the polarizer is encapsulated by an encapsulating agent between the first and second outer substrates and wherein a shrinkable film adjacent to any one of the first and second outer substrates is further included. The optical device is capable of varying transmittance. The optical device can be used for various applications such as an eyewear, for example, sunglasses or AR (augmented reality) or VR (virtual reality) eyewears, an outer wall of a building or a sunroof for a vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Woon KIM, Byoung Kun JEON, Beom Jin LEE, In Ju MUN, Su Young RYU, Seong Min LEE, Young Shin LEE, Nam Hun KIM
  • Publication number: 20210316984
    Abstract: The present disclosure integrates an actuated tilting rehabilitation table, video tracking of the patient arm and opposite shoulder, a low-friction forearm support with grasping force sensing, remote data transmission and additional weighing means, one or more large displays, a computer and a plurality of simulation exercises, such as video games. The patient can be monitored by a local or remote clinician. The table tilts in order to increase exercise difficulty due to gravity loading on the patient's arm and shoulder. In one embodiment, the actuated tilting table tilts in four degrees of freedom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: Bright Cloud International Corp.
    Inventors: Grigore C. Burdea, Nam Hun Kim, Doru Tadeusz Roll
  • Patent number: 11136234
    Abstract: The present disclosure integrates an actuated tilting rehabilitation table, video tracking of the patient arm and opposite shoulder, a low-friction forearm support with grasping force sensing, remote data transmission and additional weighing means, one or more large displays, a computer and a plurality of simulation exercises, such as video games. The patient can be monitored by a local or remote clinician. The table tilts in order to increase exercise difficulty due to gravity loading on the patient's arm and shoulder. In one embodiment, the actuated tilting table tilts in four degrees of freedom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: Bright Cloud International Corporation
    Inventors: Grigore C. Burdea, Nam Hun Kim, Doru Tadeusz Roll
  • Patent number: 11137650
    Abstract: The present application relates to an optical element, a driving method of the optical element, a transmittance-variable device and a use thereof. In one example, the present application may provide a driving method suppressing a back-flow phenomenon caused by a bulk liquid crystal compound even when a cell gap of a liquid crystal layer becomes thick. The driving method may ensure excellent response speeds and driving characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Inventors: Eun Jung Lim, Dong Hyun Oh, Jung Sun You, Jin Hong Kim, Hyun Jun Lee, Nam Hun Kim, Min Jun Gim