Patents by Inventor Pei-Ming Chen

Pei-Ming Chen 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: 20200345169
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to an extraction device for extracting soluble favors from raw materials that are distributed within liquid. The extraction device includes a first container, a second container, a valve, and an air suction device. The second container is configured for storing the mixture of the raw materials and the liquid. The valve is connected to the second container and the first container. The air suction device is connected to the first container and configured to decrease the internal pressure of the first container to a predetermined value. When the internal pressure of the first container reaches the predetermined value, the valve is activated to connect the first container to the second container. The disclosure also relates to an extracting method for using the extraction device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: PEI-LING LAI, CHAO HSUAN CHIU, YING LUN HSU, YU-FANG CHEN, CHIA MING LIANG, YU-KAI SU
  • Publication number: 20200350416
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a source/drain region, a source/drain silicide layer formed on the source/drain region, and a first contact disposed over the source/drain silicide layer. The first contact includes a first metal layer, an upper surface of the first metal layer is at least covered by a silicide layer, and the silicide layer includes a same metal element as the first metal layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Chia-Ming HSU, Pei-Yu CHOU, Chih-Pin TSAO, Kuang-Yuan HSU, Jyh-Huei CHEN
  • Patent number: 10818568
    Abstract: A charger comprises a housing, a first multi-layer printed circuit board (PCB), a second multi-layer PCB, and a third multi-layer PCB. The first PCB comprises at least a portion of a primary side circuit. The second PCB comprises at least a portion of a secondary side circuit. The third PCB is perpendicular to the first PCB and the second PCB. An isolation coupling element is disposed on the third PCB. The isolation coupling element comprises a multi-layer PCB. The first PCB comprises a high voltage (HV) semiconductor package. A surface of a die paddle of the HV semiconductor package is exposed from a molding encapsulation of the HV semiconductor package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: ALPHA AND OMEGA SEMICONDUCTOR (CAYMAN) LTD.
    Inventors: Pei-Lun Huang, Yu-Ming Chen, Tien-Chi Lin, Jung-Pei Cheng, Yueh-Ping Yu, Zhi-Qiang Niu, Xiaotian Zhang, Long-Ching Wang
  • Publication number: 20200333193
    Abstract: The surface temperature of a portable device is estimated. The portable device includes a sensor for detecting the internal temperature of the portable device. The portable device also includes circuitry for estimating the surface temperature, using the internal temperature and an ambient temperature of the portable device as input to a circuit model. The circuit model describes thermal behaviors of the portable device. The circuitry is operative to identify a scenario in which the portable device operates, and determine the ambient temperature using the scenario and at least the internal temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Chi-Wen Pan, Pei-Yu Huang, Sheng-Liang Kuo, Jih-Ming Hsu, Tai-Yu Chen, Yun-Ching Li, Wei-Ting Wang
  • Publication number: 20200266274
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes an epitaxial straining region formed within a semiconductor substrate, the straining region being positioned adjacent to a gate stack, the gate stack being positioned above a channel. The straining region comprises a defect comprising two crossing dislocations such that a cross-point of the dislocations is closer to a bottom of the straining region than to a top of the straining region. The straining region comprises an element with a smaller lattice constant than a material forming the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Hsiu-Ting Chen, Yi-Ming Huang, Shih-Chieh Chang, Hsing-Chi Chen, Pei-Ren Jeng
  • Patent number: 10739206
    Abstract: The surface temperature of a portable device is estimated. A sensor detects the internal temperature of the portable device. The internal temperature and an ambient temperature are used as input to a circuit model that describes thermal behaviors of the portable device. Dynamic thermal management may be performed based on the estimated surface temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: MediaTek Inc.
    Inventors: Chi-Wen Pan, Pei-Yu Huang, Sheng-Liang Kuo, Jih-Ming Hsu, Tai-Yu Chen, Yun-Ching Li, Wei-Ting Wang
  • Publication number: 20200225793
    Abstract: A touch display panel is provided, including a common electrode ring, a first and a second common electrode pattern, pixel structures, an edge common signal line, and common signal lines disposed on a substrate. The first and second common electrode patterns and the pixel structures are located in a region surrounded by the common electrode ring. The first common electrode pattern is spaced from the second common electrode pattern by a gap. The first and the second common electrode patterns respectively overlap some of the pixel structures. The edge common signal line is disposed on the substrate, traces along the gap, and extends toward the common electrode ring to be electrically connected to the common electrode ring. The first common electrode pattern overlaps and is electrically connected to one common signal line. The second common electrode pattern overlaps and is electrically connected to another common signal line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2019
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Te-Chun Huang, Wen-Yi Hsu, Zeng-De Chen, Pei-Ming Chen
  • Publication number: 20200227818
    Abstract: An RF energy transmitting apparatus with positioning and polarization tracing function is used for an RF energy harvesting apparatus. The RF energy transmitting apparatus includes a power radar transmitter and a radar controller. The power radar transmitter receives a power source signal and emits an electromagnetic source wave. The radar controller is electrically connected to power radar transmitter and receives a reflected harmonic wave. The power radar transmitter emits the electromagnetic source wave to scan a space. The RF energy harvesting apparatus generates and emits the reflected harmonic wave. The radar controller determines a position and a polarization angle of the RF energy harvesting apparatus after receiving the reflected harmonic wave and to adjust a polarization angle of the power radar transmitter to be within a predetermined angle range with respect to the polarization angle of the reflected harmonic wave sent from the RF energy harvesting apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Tzuen-Hsi HUANG, Sheng-Fan YANG, Chun-Cheng CHEN, Pei-Jung CHUNG, Fang-Ming WU
  • Patent number: 10714586
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a source/drain region, a source/drain silicide layer formed on the source/drain region, and a first contact disposed over the source/drain silicide layer. The first contact includes a first metal layer, an upper surface of the first metal layer is at least covered by a silicide layer, and the silicide layer includes a same metal element as the first metal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chia-Ming Hsu, Pei-Yu Chou, Chih-Pin Tsao, Kuang-Yuan Hsu, Jyh-Huei Chen
  • Patent number: 10644116
    Abstract: A method includes forming a recess in a semiconductor substrate, the recess being adjacent to a gate stack, performing an epitaxial growth process within the recess to form a straining region, and forming a defect within the straining region in-situ with the epitaxial growth process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hsiu-Ting Chen, Yi-Ming Huang, Shih-Chieh Chang, Hsing-Chi Chen, Pei-Ren Jeng
  • Patent number: 10644393
    Abstract: An RF energy transmitting apparatus is applied to an RF energy harvesting apparatus, the RF energy transmitting apparatus includes: a power radar transmitter receiving a power source signal and emits an electromagnetic source wave. A radar controller is electrically connected to the power radar transmitter and receives a reflected harmonic wave. After receiving the electromagnetic source wave, the RF energy harvesting apparatus generates and emits the reflected harmonic wave. After the radar controller receives the reflected harmonic wave, the radar controller determines a polarization angle of a reflection signal from the RF energy harvesting apparatus, and the radar controller adjusts the polarization angle of the antenna of the power radar transmitter to be within a predetermined range around the polarization angle of the reflected harmonic signal from the RF energy harvesting apparatus for an optimal received power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignees: DELTA ELECTRONICS, INC., NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tzuen-Hsi Huang, Sheng-Fan Yang, Chun-Cheng Chen, Pei-Jung Chung, Fang-Ming Wu
  • Patent number: 10630080
    Abstract: A charger comprises a housing, a first multi-layer printed circuit board (PCB), a second multi-layer PCB, and a third multi-layer PCB. The first PCB comprises at least a portion of a primary side circuit. The second PCB comprises at least a portion of a secondary side circuit. The third PCB is perpendicular to the first PCB and the second PCB. An isolation coupling element is disposed on the third PCB. The isolation coupling element comprises a multi-layer PCB. The first PCB comprises a high voltage (HV) semiconductor package. A surface of a die paddle of the HV semiconductor package is exposed from a molding encapsulation of the HV semiconductor package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: ALPHA AND OMEGA SEMICONDUCTOR (CAYMAN) LTD.
    Inventors: Pei-Lun Huang, Yu-Ming Chen, Tien-Chi Lin, Jung-Pei Cheng, Yueh-Ping Yu, Zhi-Qiang Niu, Xiaotian Zhang, Long-Ching Wang
  • Patent number: 10606036
    Abstract: An imaging lens includes first, second, third, fourth, fifth and six lens elements arranged in order from an object side to an image side along an optical axis. Each lens element has an object-side surface and an image-side surface. The image-side surface of the second lens element has a concave portion in a vicinity of the optical axis. The third lens element has negative refractive power. The object-side surface of the third lens element has a concave portion in a vicinity of the optical axis. The object-side surface of the fifth lens element has a convex portion in a vicinity of a periphery. All lens elements of the imaging lens having the refractive power are only the first, second, third, fourth, fifth and six lens elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: GENIUS ELECTRONIC OPTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Ming Chen, Pei-Chi Wang
  • Patent number: 10600812
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of an array substrate including following steps is provided. A plurality of scan lines are formed on a substrate having a pixel region and a fan-out region. A plurality of data lines are formed. A plurality of transistors are formed and respectively electrically connected to the corresponding scan lines and data lines. A plurality of common electrodes are formed. A plurality of pixel electrodes are formed and respectively electrically connected to the corresponding transistors. A plurality of first fan-out lines, second fan-out lines, and third fan-out lines are formed in the fan-out region. Each of the third fan-out lines includes a transparent conductive layer and an auxiliary conductive layer located on and contacting the transparent conductive layer. The third fan-out lines and the common electrodes are formed by the same photomask.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Wen-Yi Hsu, Pei-Ming Chen, Maw-Song Chen
  • Patent number: 10520608
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are provided for power saving in GNSS receivers. In one novel aspect, the ME tracking period, the ME interval, and the PE working period, the PE interval are dynamically determined based on the GNSS signal conditions and/or the user requirements. In one embodiment, acceptable provision estimated position fix are used. Estimated position result is generated at each GPS position interval if there is no position result generated by the PE working period. In another embodiment, the ME-tracking and/or the PE-working are adjusted to minimum operation needs by using ME-partial (MEP) and/or PE-partial (PEP). PEP is arranged aligned with MEP. In yet another embodiment, the PE working period is delayed such that the PE working period is aligned with the ME tracking period. The position result is generated based on a last epoch's measurement obtained in the previous ME tracking period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: MediaTek Inc.
    Inventors: Chin-Tang Weng, Chih-Wei Chen, Pei-Hung Jau, Cheng-Ming Hu, Bo-Wen Tung, Zong-Hua You
  • Publication number: 20190386032
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of an array substrate including following steps is provided. A plurality of scan lines are formed on a substrate having a pixel region and a fan-out region. A plurality of data lines are formed. A plurality of transistors are formed and respectively electrically connected to the corresponding scan lines and data lines. A plurality of common electrodes are formed. A plurality of pixel electrodes are formed and respectively electrically connected to the corresponding transistors. A plurality of first fan-out lines, second fan-out lines, and third fan-out lines are formed in the fan-out region. Each of the third fan-out lines includes a transparent conductive layer and an auxiliary conductive layer located on and contacting the transparent conductive layer. The third fan-out lines and the common electrodes are formed by the same photomask.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Applicant: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Wen-Yi Hsu, Pei-Ming Chen, Maw-Song Chen
  • Patent number: 10488628
    Abstract: An optical imaging lens including a first lens element to a sixth lens element arranged in sequence from an object side to an image side along an optical axis is provided. The first lens element to the third lens elements are respectively arranged to be lens elements in a first, a second and a third order from the object side to the image side. The fourth lens element to the sixth lens element are respectively arranged to be lens elements in a first, a second and a third order from an aperture to the image side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: GENIUS ELECTRONIC OPTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Ming Chen, Pei-Chi Wang
  • Patent number: 10451855
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides for various embodiments of optical imaging lenses. An optical imaging lens may comprise six lens elements positioned in an order from an object side to an image side. By controlling the convex or concave shape of the surfaces of the lens elements, the optical imaging lens may provide great view angle and proper length of the optical imaging lens and improve the imaging quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Genius Electronic Optical Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Ming Chen, Sheng-Wei Hsu, Pei-Chi Wang
  • Publication number: 20190318471
    Abstract: A hot spot defect detecting method and a hot spot defect detecting system are provided. In the method, hot spots are extracted from a design of a semiconductor product to define a hot spot map comprising hot spot groups, wherein local patterns in a same context of the design yielding a same image content are defined as a same hot spot group. During runtime, defect images obtained by an inspection tool performing hot scans on a wafer manufactured with the design are acquired and the hot spot map is aligned to each defect image to locate the hot spot groups. The hot spot defects in each defect image are detected by dynamically mapping the hot spot groups located in each defect image to a plurality of threshold regions and respectively performing automatic thresholding on pixel values of the hot spots of each hot spot group in the corresponding threshold region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chien-Huei Chen, Pei-Chao Su, Xiaomeng Chen, Chan-Ming Chang, Shih-Yung Chen, Hung-Yi Chung, Kuang-Shing Chen, Li-Jou Lee, Yung-Cheng Lin, Wei-Chen Wu, Shih-Chang Wang, Chien-An Lin
  • Patent number: 10383906
    Abstract: A method for treating skin diseases, wherein a composition having an effective amount of mangosteen rind extract is administered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: XANTHO BIOTECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jia-Ming Chang, Pei-Yi Tsai, Ku-Cheng Chen