Shih-Cheng 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).
Abstract: An antibody, or an antigen-binding fragment there, binding human ENO1 (GenBank: AAH506421.1) is provided. Methods for treating an ENO1 protein-related disease or disorder, inhibiting cancer invasion and diagnosis of cancer are also provided.
March 19, 2018
Date of Patent:
September 22, 2020
DEVELOPMENT CENTER FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY, NATIONAL HEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTES
Abstract: A device including a gate stack over a semiconductor substrate having a pair of spacers abutting sidewalls of the gate stack. A recess is formed in the semiconductor substrate adjacent the gate stack. The recess has a first profile having substantially vertical sidewalls and a second profile contiguous with and below the first profile. The first and second profiles provide a bottle-neck shaped profile of the recess in the semiconductor substrate, the second profile having a greater width within the semiconductor substrate than the first profile. The recess is filled with a semiconductor material. A pair of spacers are disposed overly the semiconductor substrate adjacent the recess.
Abstract: A non-directional fingerprint and palmprint identification method and a non-directional fingerprint and palmprint data creation method. In the fingerprint and palmprint identification method, a fingerprint and palmprint identification device detects and scans the fingerprints and palmprint of a user to generate a fingerprint and palmprint image and transmit the image to a processor. The processor identifies and calculates the fingerprint and palmprint image to obtain the fingerprint of a specific finger and the palmprint. According to at least one reference line and the fingerprint of the specific finger and the palmprint, the processor identifies and processes the intersection points to generate multiple intersection points.
Abstract: A method includes bonding a first semiconductor chip on a second semiconductor chip, applying an etching process to the first semiconductor chip and the second semiconductor chip until a metal surface of the second semiconductor chip is exposed, wherein as a result of applying the etching process, an opening is formed in the first semiconductor chip and the second semiconductor chip and plating a conductive material in the opening to from a conductive plug.
Abstract: A display apparatus and an fingerprint sensing method thereof are provided. A display panel of the display apparatus has a pixel circuit array, an in-display touch sensor array, and an in-display fingerprint sensor array. A driving circuit drives the in-display fingerprint sensor array to read a fingerprint image. A current display frame period is divided into a plurality of unit periods, each of the unit periods includes at least one fingerprint sensing period and one or both of a display driving period and a touch sensing period. The driving circuit resets a current fingerprint sensor in the in-display fingerprint sensor array during a first fingerprint sensing period among these fingerprint sensing periods of the first display frame period. The driving circuit reads a sensing result of the current fingerprint sensor during a second fingerprint sensing period succeeding to the first fingerprint sensing period.
Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a substrate having a fin projecting upwardly through an isolation structure over the substrate; a gate stack over the isolation structure and engaging the fin; and a gate spacer on a sidewall of the gate stack and in physical contact with the gate stack. The semiconductor device further includes a first dielectric layer vertically between the fin and the gate spacer. The semiconductor device further includes a second dielectric layer vertically between the first dielectric layer and the gate spacer, wherein the first and second dielectric layers include different materials, and wherein the second dielectric layer is in physical contact with the gate spacer and the first dielectric layer.
Abstract: A method for browsing virtual reality (VR) webpage content is provided. The browsing method includes: identifying a device information of a VR helmet by a native application; sending out a notification message by a first browser when it is detected that a VR webpage is browsed; retrieving a webpage information corresponding to the VR webpage and providing the webpage information to the native application by an extension component of the first browser in response to the notification message; determining, by the native application, whether the first browser supports the VR helmet to display a VR content of the VR webpage according to the device information; opening the VR webpage through a second browser, which supports the VR helmet to display the VR content, by the native application according to the webpage information when it is determined that the first browser does not support the VR helmet.
Abstract: A method for forming a semiconductor device structure is provided. The method includes providing a substrate. The method includes forming a first dielectric layer over the base portion and a first sidewall of the fin portion. The method includes forming a first spacer layer over the first dielectric layer. The method includes forming a first dielectric fin over the first spacer layer. The method includes forming an epitaxial structure over the fin portion, wherein a void is surrounded by the epitaxial structure, the first dielectric layer, and the first spacer layer. The method includes removing the first spacer layer between the epitaxial structure and the first dielectric fin. The method includes forming a silicide layer over the epitaxial structure, wherein a first lower portion of the silicide layer covers a lower surface of the epitaxial structure and is in the void.
Abstract: A system module applied to the machine controller for simulating a machine operation screen based on a non-invasive data-extraction system, is disclosed. An image capture device of the system module can receive an original operation screen outputted from the machine controller, and transmit the original operation screen to the non-invasive data-extraction system and a high-speed image process unit for extraction of the information shown on the operation screen. The software control system can extract the operational information of the machine controller in real time, to create a machine operation flow for generating a simulated machine operation screen which is then outputted to a screen of the machine controller. As a result, the site working staff can be provided with operational information associated with the machine in real time, for example, the operational information includes currently executed operation screen, position of mouse cursor and pop-up window detection result.
Abstract: A system module of customizing a screen image based on a non-invasive data-extraction system, and a method thereof are disclosed. The system module is applicable to a machine controller controlling a machine, and sensors are disposed around the machine. In the system module, an image capture device receives an image of an original screen from the machine controller, and transmits the image to the non-invasive data-extraction system for extracting information, and a software control system integrates data measured by the sensors with the information, and combined the integration result with a customized screen image, and an extra control component is embedded in an original operation screen of the machine controller. The customized screen image is shown on the machine controller to display information by more visual manner. Furthermore, the signal receiving device and an HID simulation device can be used to provide a basic function of a KVM switch.
Abstract: A semiconductor device or structure includes a first pattern metal layer disposed between a first supply metal tract and a second supply metal tract, the first pattern metal layer comprising an internal route and a power route. A follow pin couples the first supply metal to the power route. The first supply metal tract comprises a first metal and a follow pin comprises a second metal.
April 20, 2020
July 30, 2020
Shih-Wei Peng, Chih-Liang Chen, Charles Chew-Yuen Young, Hui-Ting Yang, Jiann-Tyng Tzeng, Wei-Cheng Lin
Abstract: A three-dimensional (3D) integrated circuit (IC) is provided. In some embodiments, a second IC die is bonded to a first IC die by a first bonding structure. The first bonding structure contacts a first interconnect structure of the first IC die and a second interconnection structure of the second IC die, and has a first portion and a second portion hybrid bonded together. A third IC die is bonded to the second IC die by a third bonding structure. The third bonding structure comprises a second TSV (through substrate via) disposed through the second substrate of the second IC die and includes varies bonding structures according to varies embodiments of the invention.
Abstract: A heterogeneously integrated semiconductor device includes a substrate comprising a first material; a recess formed within the substrate and having a bottom portion with a first width, a top portion with a second width and a middle portion with a third width larger than the first width and the second width; and a first semiconductor layer filled in the bottom portion and including a second material different from the first material.
October 12, 2018
Date of Patent:
July 28, 2020
National Applied Research Laboratories, EPISTAR Corporation
Abstract: An electronic device and a fingerprint sensing control method thereof are provided. A sensing region of a display panel is divided into a plurality of fingerprint zones. The electronic device determines at least one target fingerprint zone from the fingerprint zones according to a touched area. The electronic device scans the at least one target fingerprint zone for performing fingerprint sensing. The electronic device performs an accelerated reading operation. The accelerated reading operation includes: reading at least one sensing signal from the at least one target fingerprint zone; and skipping reading at least one of the fingerprint zones other than the at least one target fingerprint zone among the fingerprint zones.
Abstract: An electronic device and a fingerprint sensing control method thereof are provided. The electronic device includes a touch control circuit and a fingerprint sensing control circuit. The touch control circuit is coupled to the display panel. The touch control circuit performs touch detection on the display panel to obtain a finger press area corresponding to the finger on the display panel. The fingerprint sensing control circuit is coupled to the touch control circuit to obtain a finger press area. The fingerprint sensing control circuit is coupled to the display panel to perform a fingerprint sensing control on a display panel. The fingerprint sensing control circuit scans the finger press area on the display panel in a first direction during a first period and scans the finger press area in a second direction different from the first direction during a second period after the first period.
Abstract: A building method and a building system for panorama point cloud data are provided. The building method for panorama point cloud data includes the following steps. At least one reference geometric object located at an overlap region of two adjacent three-dimensional capturing devices is captured by the two adjacent three-dimensional capturing devices to obtain two reference point cloud sets. A reference feature plane is obtained from each of the reference point cloud sets. A coordinate transformation matrix is obtained according to the reference feature planes. A plurality of real-time point cloud sets are obtained by the three-dimensional capturing devices. The coordinate transformation of the real-time point cloud sets are performed according to the coordinate transformation matrix, and the real-time point cloud sets are combined to obtain the panorama point cloud data.
April 24, 2018
Date of Patent:
June 23, 2020
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Chih-Tsung Chiang, Yi-Cheng Chen, Shih-Ching Huang, Yi-Tong Liu
Abstract: A method of manufacturing an integrated circuit includes generating a first layout design based on design criteria, performing a color mapping between the first layout design and a standard cell layout design thereby generating a via color layout design, and manufacturing the integrated circuit based on the via color layout design. The first layout design has a first set of vias divided into sub-sets of vias based on a corresponding color indicating that vias of the sub-set of vias with a same color, and vias of the sub-set of vias with a different color. The standard cell layout design has a second set of vias arranged in standard cells. The via color layout design has a third set of vias including a portion of the second set of vias and corresponding locations, and color of the corresponding sub-set of vias.