Patents by Inventor Shih-Hao Chen

Shih-Hao 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).

  • Patent number: 10847373
    Abstract: A method includes forming a first dielectric layer over a semiconductor fin protruding from a substrate, forming a second dielectric layer over the first dielectric layer, then removing a portion of the semiconductor fin to form a first recess defined by portions of the first dielectric layer, followed by removing that portions of the first dielectric layer that define the first recess. Thereafter, the method proceeds to forming an epitaxial source/drain (S/D) feature in the first recess, removing the second dielectric layer to form a second recess that is disposed between the epitaxial S/D feature and remaining portions of the first dielectric layer, and subsequently forming a silicide layer over the epitaxial S/D feature, such that the silicide layer wraps around the epitaxial S/D feature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chun-Hsiung Lin, Shih-Cheng Chen, Chih-Hao Wang, Jung-Hung Chang, Jui-Chien Huang
  • Patent number: 10845698
    Abstract: A mask, a method of forming the same and a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device using the same are disclosed. The mask includes a substrate, a reflective multilayer coating, an absorption layer and an absorption part. The substrate includes a mask image region and a mask frame region, wherein the mask frame region has a mask black border region adjacent to the mask image region. The reflective multilayer coating is disposed over the substrate. The absorption layer is disposed over the reflective multilayer coating. The absorption part is disposed in the reflective multilayer and the absorption layer in the mask black border region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Chih-Chiang Tu, Chun-Lang Chen, Shih-Hao Yang, Jheng-Yuan Chen
  • Publication number: 20200333711
    Abstract: Embodiments described provide dynamic imaging systems that compensates for pattern defects resulting from distortion caused by warpage of the substrate. The methods and apparatus described are useful to create compensated exposure patterns. The dynamic imaging system includes an inspection system configured to provide 3D profile measurements and die shift measurements of the first substrate to the interface configured to provide compensated pattern data to the digital lithography system configured to receive the compensated pattern data from the interface and expose the photoresist with a compensated pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Ching-Chang CHEN, Chien-Hua LAI, Wei-Chung CHEN, Shih-Hao KUO, Hsiu-Jen WANG
  • Publication number: 20200319386
    Abstract: An optical filter and a method for forming the same are provided. The optical filter includes a substrate and a plurality of filter stacks formed on the substrate. Each of the plurality of filter stacks includes a higher-refractive-index layer, a medium-refractive-index layer, and a lower-refractive-index layer. The higher-refractive-index layer has a first refractive index of higher than 3.5. The medium-refractive-index layer is disposed on the higher-refractive-index layer. The medium-refractive-index layer has a second refractive index higher than 2.9 and lower than the first refractive index. The lower-refractive-index layer is disposed on the medium-refractive-index layer. The lower-refractive-index layer has a third refractive index lower than the second refractive index.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Yu-Jen CHEN, Chung-Hao LIN, Shih-Liang KU
  • Patent number: 10795270
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to methods for defect inspection. After pattern features are formed in a structure layer, a dummy filling material having dissimilar optical properties from the structure layer is filled in the pattern features. The dissimilar optical properties between materials in the pattern features and the structure layer increase contrast in images captured by an inspection tool, thus increasing the defect capture rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ta-Ching Yu, Shih-Che Wang, Shu-Hao Chang, Yi-Hao Chen, Chen-Yen Kao, Te-Chih Huang, Yuan-Fu Hsu
  • Patent number: 10786011
    Abstract: An electronic cigarette includes a power supply device, an atomizer, a liquid storage structure, a fluid transportation device, a casing and a mouthpiece. The atomizer includes an electric heater and a liquid conduit. The electric heater is disposed around liquid conduit. The liquid storage structure includes a liquid container for storing cigarette liquid. The fluid transportation device includes an input channel in communication with the liquid container and an output channel in communication with the liquid conduit. The cigarette liquid is transferred to the liquid conduit through the fluid transportation device at a certain amount. Consequently, an atomized vapor is generated. The casing has an inlet in communication with the atomizer through an airflow chamber. The inlet and the airflow chamber form an airflow path for an airflow to pass through. The mouthpiece is located at an end of the casing and in communication with the airflow path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: MICROJET TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Li-Pang Mo, Shih-Chang Chen, Chi-Feng Huang, Yung-Lung Han, Wei-Ming Lee, Chia-Hao Chang
  • Patent number: 10784375
    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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Eric Peng, Chao-Cheng Chen, Chii-Horng Li, Ming-Hua Yu, Shih-Hao Lo, Syun-Ming Jang, Tze-Liang Lee, Ying Hao Hsieh
  • Patent number: 10770569
    Abstract: A transistor includes a semiconductive fin having a channel portion, a gate stack over the channel portion of the semiconductive fin, source and drain structures on opposite sides of the gate stack and adjoining the semiconductive fin, and a sidewall structure extending along sidewalls of a body portion of the source structure. The source structure has a curved top, and the source structure has a top portion protruding over a top of the sidewall structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wei-Yang Lo, Shih-Hao Chen, Mu-Tsang Lin, Tung-Wen Cheng
  • Publication number: 20200263031
    Abstract: A resin comprises at least one compound selected from one of the following formulas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Shih-Hao LIAO, Min-Yuan YANG, Ya-Yen CHOU, Jheng-Hong CIOU, Cheng-Chung CHEN
  • Patent number: 10747840
    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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Shih-Hao Lin, Chao-Kuang Yang, Wen-Cheng Hsu, Chih-Sheng Chen, Siang-Jyun Cheng
  • Patent number: 10748775
    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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chun-Hsiung Lin, Jung-Hung Chang, Shih-Cheng Chen, Kuo-Cheng Chiang, Chih-Hao Wang
  • Patent number: 10749014
    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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Che-Cheng Chang, Jr-Jung Lin, Shih-Hao Chen, Chih-Han Lin, Mu-Tsang Lin, Yung-Jung Chang
  • Publication number: 20200257344
    Abstract: A control method of a portable electronic device (PED) includes following steps. A trigger event is received. Next, an accelerator detects a first behavior of the PED and produces a first signal. If the first signal satisfies a first preset condition, the accelerator detects a second behavior of the PED and produces a second signal. If the second signal satisfies a second preset condition, the PED performs an action.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: PEGATRON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shih-Hao Chen
  • Patent number: 10741926
    Abstract: A slot antenna structure for an electronic tag includes a dielectric layer, a conductor layer, a slot area and a capacitance adjustment unit. The electronic tag includes an identification chip. The conductor layer is disposed on the dielectric layer. The slot area is disposed in the conductor layer and includes an open slot, an open end and at least one closed slot. The open end is located at an edge of the conductor layer and extends inwardly to form the open slot for disposing the identification chip. The open slot has two sidewalls, and the two sidewalls have at least one turning point at a bottom portion of the open slot to form the closed slot. The capacitance adjustment unit is disposed on a surface of the dielectric layer different from the conductor layer to correspond to the slot area, thereby generating a capacitance effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Compal Electronics, Inc.
    Inventors: Li-Chun Lee, Shih-Chia Liu, Yen-Hao Yu, Jhin-Ciang Chen, Chao-Lin Wu, Jui-Hung Lai
  • Patent number: 10732725
    Abstract: A method of interactive display based on gesture recognition includes determining a plurality of gestures corresponding to a plurality of images, interpreting a predetermined combination of gestures among the plurality of gestures as a command, and displaying a scene in response to the command.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: XRSpace CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Peter Chou, Feng-Seng Chu, Yen-Hung Lin, Shih-Hao Ke, Jui-Chieh Chen
  • Patent number: 10719018
    Abstract: Embodiments described provide dynamic imaging systems that compensates for pattern defects resulting from distortion caused by warpage of the substrate. The methods and apparatus described are useful to create compensated exposure patterns. The dynamic imaging system includes an inspection system configured to provide 3D profile measurements and die shift measurements of the first substrate to the interface configured to provide compensated pattern data to the digital lithography system configured to receive the compensated pattern data from the interface and expose the photoresist with a compensated pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Ching-Chang Chen, Chien-Hua Lai, Wei-Chung Chen, Shih-Hao Kuo, Hsiu-Jen Wang
  • Publication number: 20200218332
    Abstract: A semiconductor apparatus includes a plurality of chips and a first bypass switch. The chips are coupled in series between a power end and a reference ground end. The first bypass switch is coupled in series between a first end and a second end of a first chip among the chips, wherein the first end is coupled to the power end and the second end is coupled to the reference ground end. The first bypass switch is turned on according to a first control signal when an operational efficiency of the first chip is less than a threshold value and the first chip is determined to be damaged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: DigWise Technology Corporation, LTD
    Inventors: JingJie Wu, Shih-Hao Chen, Wen-Pin Hsieh, Chih-Wen Yang
  • Patent number: 10707974
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a transceiver of a communication system using hybrid beamforming and performing an antenna calibration method. In an exemplary embodiment in accordance with the disclosure, the transceiver may generate a plurality of scrambling sequences. The transceiver may comprise a plurality of coupling circuits to receive a feedback signal. The transceiver may use the plurality of scrambling sequences to recover the transmit signals output by the antenna elements from the feedback signal. Thus, the transmitter may perform antenna calibration for each antenna element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Jan-Shin Ho, Shih-Hao Fang, Jen-Yuan Hsu, Jia-Ming Chen
  • Patent number: 10698462
    Abstract: A control method of a portable electronic device (PED) includes following steps. A trigger event is received. Next, an accelerator detects a first behavior of the PED and produces a first signal. If the first signal satisfies a first preset condition, the accelerator detects a second behavior of the PED and produces a second signal. If the second signal satisfies a second preset condition, the PED performs an action.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: PEGATRON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shih-Hao Chen
  • Patent number: 10678342
    Abstract: A method of virtual user interface interaction based on gesture recognition comprises detecting two hands in a plurality of images, recognizing each hand's gesture, projecting a virtual user interface on an open gesture hand when one hand is recognized with a point gesture and the other hand is recognized with an open gesture, tracking an index fingertip of the point gesture hand, determining whether the index fingertip of the point gesture hand is close to the open gesture hand within a predefined rule, interpreting a movement of the index fingertip of the point gesture hand as a click command when the index fingertip of the point gesture hand is close to the open gesture hand within the predefined rule, and in response to the click command, generating image data with a character object of the virtual user interface object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: XRSpace CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Peter Chou, Feng-Seng Chu, Yen-Hung Lin, Shih-Hao Ke, Jui-Chieh Chen