Patents by Inventor Sangwook Kim

Sangwook 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: 20210098596
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a thin film structure, including a first conductive layer on a dielectric layer including a plurality of layers. Each of the plurality of layers includes a dopant layer containing a dopant A and a HfO2 layer to form a compound of HfxA1-xOz (0<x<1, z is a real number). An uppermost layer of the plurality of layers is thickest among the plurality of layers. The first conductive layer contacts the uppermost layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sanghyun JO, Jinseong HEO, Hyangsook LEE, Sangwook KIM, Yunseong LEE
  • Publication number: 20210098595
    Abstract: A ferroelectric thin-film structure includes at least one first atomic layer and at least one second atomic layer. The first atomic layer includes a first dielectric material that is based on an oxide, and the second atomic layer includes both the first dielectric material and a dopant that has a bandgap greater than a bandgap of the dielectric material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yunseong LEE, Sangwook KIM, Sanghyun JO, Jinseong HEO, Hyangsook LEE
  • Publication number: 20210087734
    Abstract: Provided is a washing apparatus equipped with an induction heater to heat a drum and a method of controlling the washing apparatus. The method includes a water supply step of supplying washing water to the tub via a water valve, a soaking step of soaking laundry by driving the drum while circulating washing water with the circulation pump after the water supply step ends, a heating step of heating the drum by driving the induction module after the soaking step ends, and a main washing step of washing the laundry by driving the drum after the heating step ends, wherein in the heating step, a water level is below a lower end of the drum, and the drum, the circulation pump, and the induction module are driven to operate, thereby heating the drum, the washing water, and the laundry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Changoh KIM, Seulgi PARK, Sangwook HONG
  • Publication number: 20210091227
    Abstract: A domain switching device includes a channel region, a source region and a drain region connected to the channel region, a gate electrode isolated from contact with the channel region, an anti-ferroelectric layer between the channel region and the gate electrode, a conductive layer between the gate electrode and the anti-ferroelectric layer to contact the anti-ferroelectric layer, and a barrier layer between the anti-ferroelectric layer and the channel region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jinseong HEO, Sangwook KIM, Yunseong LEE, Sanghyun JO
  • Publication number: 20210083121
    Abstract: Provided are an electronic device and a method of manufacturing the same. The electronic device includes a ferroelectric crystallization layer between a substrate and a gate electrode and a crystallization prevention layer between the substrate and the ferroelectric crystallization layer. The ferroelectric crystallization layer is at least partially crystallized and includes a dielectric material having ferroelectricity or anti-ferroelectricity. Also, the crystallization prevention layer prevents crystallization in the ferroelectric crystallization layer from being spread toward the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jinseong HEO, Sangwook KIM, Yunseong LEE, Sanghyun JO, Hyangsook LEE
  • Patent number: 10941511
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a clothes treatment apparatus and, more particularly, to a clothes treatment apparatus for directly heating a drum accommodating clothes. According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, provided is a clothes treatment apparatus comprising: a tub; a drum, made of a metal, which accommodates clothes and is rotatably provided inside the tub; and an induction module, provided in the tub so as to have a spacing from a circumferential surface of the drum, for generating an electromagnetic field to heat the circumferential surface of the drum, wherein the induction module comprises: a coil which is formed by winding a wire such that electric current is applied thereto to generate a magnetic field; and a base housing mounted on an outer circumferential surface of the tub, wherein the base housing is provided with a coil slot for defining the shape of the coil in such a manner that the wire is mounted therein so as to have a predetermined distance between wire and wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Beomjun Kim, Woore Kim, Bio Park, Seulgi Park, Jaehyuk Jang, Sangwook Hong, Changoh Kim, Hyunwoo Noh
  • Publication number: 20210068072
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for receiving a paging message, by a user equipment (UE) in a radio resource control (RRC) connection suspended state, in a wireless communication system. The method includes receiving the paging message from an evolved Node B (eNB); checking an indicator indicating whether the eNB stores a UE context, wherein the indicator is included in the paging message; and transmitting an RRC connection-resume request message or an RRC connection request message to the eNB based on the indicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Sangwook Han, Taehun Kim, Jaewook Lee, Gwanmo Ku
  • Patent number: 10917098
    Abstract: A device for wireless communication using a plurality of antennas including a first local oscillation generator configured to generate a first local oscillation signal for up-converting a first transmission signal, a second local oscillation generator configured to generate a second local oscillation signal for up-converting a second transmission signal, and a phase difference detector configured to, detect a first phase difference between the first local oscillation signal and the second local oscillation signal, and generate a first phase compensation signal based on the first phase difference for adjusting a phase of at least one of the first transmission signal or the second transmission signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jaehyuk Jang, Sangwook Han, Shinwoong Kim, Jaeyoung Kim, Chulho Kim
  • Publication number: 20210036024
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a first transistor including a first channel layer of a first conductivity type, a second transistor provided in parallel with the first transistor and including a second channel layer of a second conductivity type, and a third transistor stacked on the first and second transistors. The third transistor may include a gate insulating film including a ferroelectric material. The third transistor may include third channel layer and a gate electrode that are spaced apart from each other in a thickness direction with the gate insulating film therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sangwook KIM, Jinseong HEO, Yunseong LEE, Sanghyun JO
  • Publication number: 20210016538
    Abstract: In order to satisfy a demand for various shapes of windows of a mobile terminal and manufacture a mobile terminal with a low price, provided is a mobile terminal comprising a display panel and a window assembly disposed on the front surface of the display panel, wherein the window assembly comprises: an outer window forming a front outer appearance; an inner window disposed on the rear surface of the outer window while having a space between the outer window and the inner window; and a resin disposed in the space to fix the outer window to the inner window.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Dohyung KWON, Donghyun KIM, Jinsu NAM, Sangwook PARK, Sanghwon JUNG, Bumoh PARK, Sukho HONG
  • Patent number: 10897259
    Abstract: A phase locked circuit includes an oscillator configured to generate an output clock signal, a first phase detector configured to detect a phase difference between an input clock signal and a feedback clock signal based on the output clock signal, a second phase detector having a wider phase locking range than that of the first phase detector and configured to detect the phase difference between the input clock signal and the feedback clock signal, and a charge pump controller configured to control an output current of a charge pump included in the second phase detector based on the phase difference detected by the first phase detector. When the phase difference between the input clock signal and the feedback clock signal is within the phase locking range of the first phase detector, the oscillator and the first phase detector are connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinwoong Kim, Myounggyun Kim, Chulho Kim, Inhyo Ryu, Jaewon Choi, Sangwook Han, Honggul Han
  • Publication number: 20210013888
    Abstract: A phase locked circuit includes an oscillator configured to generate an output clock signal, a first phase detector configured to detect a phase difference between an input clock signal and a feedback clock signal based on the output clock signal, a second phase detector having a wider phase locking range than that of the first phase detector and configured to detect the phase difference between the input clock signal and the feedback clock signal, and a charge pump controller configured to control an output current of a charge pump included in the second phase detector based on the phase difference detected by the first phase detector. When the phase difference between the input clock signal and the feedback clock signal is within the phase locking range of the first phase detector, the oscillator and the first phase detector are connected to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: SHINWOONG KIM, MYOUNGGYUN KIM, CHULHO KIM, INHYO RYU, JAEWON CHOI, SANGWOOK HAN, HONGGUL HAN
  • Patent number: 10893569
    Abstract: Provided is a method for a terminal in an RRC inactive (RRC_INACTIVE) state to change an RRC state in a wireless communication system. The method comprises: a step of receiving, from a network, an indication indicating to enter an RRC idle state; a step of determining if the indication is valid for a terminal; and a step of entering the RRC idle state if it is determined that the indication is valid for the terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Youngdae Lee, Sangwook Han, Bokyung Byun, Taehun Kim
  • Patent number: 10876247
    Abstract: A laundry treatment apparatus includes: a tub; a drum configured to rotate within the tub and to receive laundry therein; and an induction module provided at an outer surface of the tub and configured to heat the drum via induction using a magnetic field generated by applying current to a coil formed by a wire that is wound within the induction module. The induction module includes a base housing configured to accommodate the coil, the base housing being mounted on the outer surface of the tub. The coil is formed with the wire being wound around within the base housing, and includes a straight portion and a curved portion, with a first radius of curvature of an inner coil portion of the curved portion of the coil being the same as a second radius of curvature of an outer coil portion of the curved portion of the coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Woore Kim, Hongjun Cho, Sangwook Hong
  • Patent number: 10876248
    Abstract: Disclosed is a laundry treatment apparatus configured to directly heat a drum containing laundry therein using an induction module. The laundry treatment apparatus includes a cabinet, a tub provided in the cabinet, a drum for containing laundry therein, the drum being rotatably provided in the tub and being formed of a metallic material, an induction module provided so as to be spaced apart from the circumferential surface of the drum in order to heat the circumferential surface of the drum using a magnetic field generated by applying current to a coil, a module control unit for controlling the output of the induction module, a cooling path through which the outside of the cabinet, the interior of the module control unit and the interior of the induction module communicate sequentially with each other, and a fan provided in the cooling path. The apparatus is capable of improving efficiency and enhancing safety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Woore Kim, Hongjun Cho, Sangwook Hong
  • Publication number: 20200389173
    Abstract: A device for wireless communication using a plurality of antennas including a first local oscillation generator configured to generate a first local oscillation signal for up-converting a first transmission signal, a second local oscillation generator configured to generate a second local oscillation signal for up-converting a second transmission signal, and a phase difference detector configured to, detect a first phase difference between the first local oscillation signal and the second local oscillation signal, and generate a first phase compensation signal based on the first phase difference for adjusting a phase of at least one of the first transmission signal or the second transmission signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jaehyuk Jang, Sangwook Han, Shinwoong Kim, Jaeyoung Kim, Chulho Kim
  • Patent number: 10856254
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a communication scheme for merging IoT technology with a 5G communication system supporting a data transmission rate higher than that of a 4G system, and to a system for the scheme. The present disclosure can be applied to intelligent services (for instance, smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car or connected car, heath care, digital education, retail business, security- and safety-related service and so forth) on the basis of 5G communication technology and IoT-related technology. The present invention provides a device and method for supporting paging signal processing using multi-connection in a wireless communication system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sangkyu Baek, Hyunjeong Kang, Sangwook Kwon, Daegyun Kim, Youngjoong Mok, Anil Agiwal, Youngbin Chang, June Hwang
  • Patent number: 10847587
    Abstract: A display device including a display panel including a light emitting device and a thin film sealing layer disposed on the light emitting device, the display panel providing a base surface, and a touch sensing member including a touch electrode layer and disposed on the base surface. The thin film sealing layer includes a first inorganic layer having a first content of hydrogen, and a second inorganic layer disposed on the first inorganic layer and having a second content of hydrogen less than the first content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sangwook Lee, Changok Kim, Yeoungkeol Woo
  • Patent number: 10849028
    Abstract: A method and a device for determining an evolved packet system (EPS) mobility management (EMM) mode in a wireless communication system are disclosed. More specifically, a method for determining, by a user equipment (UE), an EMM mode in a wireless communication system includes receiving, by the UE in an EMM-IDLE mode with suspend indication, from a base station a system information block (SIB) including information that a serving cell of the UE does not support user plane (UP) cellular Internet of Things (CIoT) EPS optimization; storing the information that the serving cell does not support the UP CIoT EPS optimization; and maintaining the EMM-IDLE mode with suspend indication if a procedure using an initial non-access stratum (NAS) message is not triggered and the serving cell is changed to a cell supporting the UP CIoT EPS optimization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Taehun Kim, Sangwook Han
  • Patent number: 10847368
    Abstract: A coating layer is deposited on a patterned feature on a first portion of a substrate. A second portion of the substrate outside the patterned feature is etched. The etching and the depositing are performed in a single pulsed plasma process using at least one of a pulsed source power signal and a pulsed bias power signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Byungkook Kong, Sangwook Kim, SeungHyun Park, Abhjeet Bagal, Kyoungjin Lee, Daksh Agarwal