Patents by Inventor Shih-Hao Liang

Shih-Hao Liang 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: 10410684
    Abstract: The present invention provides a memory device, the memory device includes a first region having a plurality of oxide semiconductor static random access memories (OSSRAM) arranged in a first direction, and each of the OSSRAMs comprising a static random access memory (SRAM) and at least an oxide semiconductor dynamic random access memory (DOSRAM), wherein the DOSRAM is connected to the SRAM, wherein each of the DOSRAMs comprises an oxide semiconductor gate (OSG), and each of the OSGs extending in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, and an oxide semiconductor channel extending in the first direction, an oxide semiconductor gate connection extending in the first direction to connect each of the OSGs, and a word line, a Vcc connection line and a Vss connection line extend in the first direction and are connected to the SRAMs in each OSSRAM.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Chun-Yen Tseng, Ting-Hao Chang, Ching-Cheng Lung, Yu-Tse Kuo, Shih-Hao Liang, Chun-Hsien Huang, Shu-Ru Wang, Hsin-Chih Yu
  • Publication number: 20190221238
    Abstract: The present invention provides a memory device, the memory device includes a first region having a plurality of oxide semiconductor static random access memories (OSSRAM) arranged in a first direction, and each of the OSSRAMs comprising a static random access memory (SRAM) and at least an oxide semiconductor dynamic random access memory (DOSRAM), wherein the DOSRAM is connected to the SRAM, wherein each of the DOSRAMs comprises an oxide semiconductor gate (OSG), and each of the OSGs extending in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, and an oxide semiconductor channel extending in the first direction, an oxide semiconductor gate connection extending in the first direction to connect each of the OSGs, and a word line, a Vcc connection line and a Vss connection line extend in the first direction and are connected to the SRAMs in each OSSRAM.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Chun-Yen Tseng, Ting-Hao Chang, Ching-Cheng Lung, Yu-Tse Kuo, Shih-Hao Liang, Chun-Hsien Huang, Shu-Ru Wang, Hsin-Chih Yu
  • Publication number: 20190168617
    Abstract: A method and a system for determining a discharging process of a battery are provided. The method includes the following steps. Measuring charging/discharging information of the battery. Calculating a charging/discharging characteristic of the battery according to the charging/discharging information. Aligning the charging/discharging characteristic of the battery according to a comparison characteristic point of a comparison characteristic to obtain an aligned charging/discharging characteristic. Determining whether the battery is normal according to the aligned charging/discharging characteristic or a coulombic efficiency of the battery. Calculating a safety probability of the battery according to the aligned charging/discharging characteristic and resistance of an internal short circuit of the battery when the battery is determined as abnormal. Determining a discharging process of the battery according to the safety probability of the battery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Shou-Hung LING, Shih-Hao LIANG, Tzi-Cker CHIUEH, Deng-Tswen SHIEH, Mao-Cheng HUANG
  • Publication number: 20190170802
    Abstract: A method and a system for detecting resistance of an internal short circuit of a battery are provided. The method includes the following steps. Measuring charging/discharging information of the battery. Calculating a charging/discharging characteristic of the battery according to the charging/discharging information. Aligning the charging/discharging characteristic of the battery according to a comparison characteristic point of a comparison characteristic to obtain an aligned charging/discharging characteristic. Determining whether the battery is normal according to the aligned charging/discharging characteristic or a coulombic efficiency of the battery; and when the battery is determined as abnormal, calculating aligned charging/discharging information according to the aligned charging/discharging characteristic, and calculating the resistance of the internal short circuit of the battery according to the aligned charging/discharging information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Shou-Hung LING, Shih-Hao LIANG, Tzi-Cker CHIUEH, Deng-Tswen SHIEH, Mao-Cheng HUANG
  • Patent number: 10277051
    Abstract: A battery module includes a crystal lattice type battery, a detection circuit, a control circuit and an excitation circuit. The detection circuit is electrically coupled to the battery. The control circuit is electrically coupled to the detection circuit. The excitation circuit is electrically coupled to the control circuit and the battery. When the battery is charged or discharged, the detection circuit is configured to detect an impedance of the battery. The control circuit is configured to compare the impedance and a threshold. And the control circuit is configured to produce a control signal. The excitation circuit is configured to selectively provide an excitation signal to the battery according to the control signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Shih-Hao Liang, Shou-Hung Ling, Tzi-Cker Chiueh
  • Patent number: 10063067
    Abstract: A battery system includes a main control module and a battery pack. The battery pack includes a plurality of battery modules. During the transition of mode switching, each of the battery modules outputs a constant current. The battery modules monitor the battery status of the battery modules respectively. Based on a load requirement, the battery status of the battery modules and a conversion efficiency, the main control module dynamically controls a voltage conversion operation mode of a voltage converter of the battery system and dynamically controls the operation modes of the battery modules respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Tzi-Cker Chiueh, Shih-Hao Liang, Kai-Cheung Juang, Shou-Hung Ling
  • Publication number: 20180123371
    Abstract: A battery module includes a crystal lattice type battery, a detection circuit, a control circuit and an excitation circuit. The detection circuit is electrically coupled to the battery. The control circuit is electrically coupled to the detection circuit. The excitation circuit is electrically coupled to the control circuit and the battery. When the battery is charged or discharged, the detection circuit is configured to detect an impedance of the battery. The control circuit is configured to compare the impedance and a threshold. And the control circuit is configured to produce a control signal. The excitation circuit is configured to selectively provide an excitation signal to the battery according to the control signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Shih-Hao LIANG, Shou-Hung LING, Tzi-Cker CHIUEH
  • Patent number: 9947673
    Abstract: The present invention provides a semiconductor memory device, includes at least one static random access memory (SRAM) cell, wherein the SRAM cell includes a first pick-up node, and a dielectric oxide SRAM (DOSRAM), disposed in a first dielectric layer and disposed above the SRAM cell when viewed in a cross section view, wherein the DOSRAM includes an oxide semiconductor filed effect transistor (OSFET) and a capacitor, a source of the OSFET is electrically connected to the first pick-up node of the SRAM cell through a via structure, and at least parts of the first dielectric layer are disposed between the source of the OSFET and the via structure, and the capacitor is disposed above the OSFET and electrically connected to a drain of the OSFET when viewed in the cross section view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Ting-Chia Chang, Shih-Hao Liang, Chun-Yen Tseng, Yu-Tse Kuo, Ching-Cheng Lung, Hung-Chan Lin, Shao-Hui Wu
  • Patent number: 9859736
    Abstract: A battery control method based on ageing-adaptive operation window is provided, including: performing a multi-dimensional electrochemical impedance spectrum method to obtain a three-dimensional Nyquist-vs-SoC relation diagram; using an equivalent circuit model to analyze the Nyquist-vs-SoC diagram to obtain at least a major ageing factor; defining an operation window stress index, and based on the stress index defining a plurality of control reference points for the battery operation window; and based on the plurality of control points, performing the control of battery discharging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Shou-Hung Ling, Shih-Hao Liang
  • Publication number: 20170133865
    Abstract: A battery system includes a main control module and a battery pack. The battery pack includes a plurality of battery modules. During the transition of mode switching, each of the battery modules outputs a constant current. The battery modules monitor the battery status of the battery modules respectively. Based on a load requirement, the battery status of the battery modules and a conversion efficiency, the main control module dynamically controls a voltage conversion operation mode of a voltage converter of the battery system and dynamically controls the operation modes of the battery modules respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Publication date: May 11, 2017
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Tzi-Cker CHIUEH, Shih-Hao LIANG, Kai-Cheung JUANG, Shou-Hung LING
  • Patent number: 9466991
    Abstract: A charger apparatus and a charging method are provided for charging/discharging battery modules connected in series. The chargers of the charger apparatus are grouped at least into a first charger group and a second charger group. The first terminal of the first charger of the first charger group is coupled to the positive terminal of the i-th battery module of the battery modules, and the second terminal of the first charger is coupled to a first node between the j-th battery module and the k-th battery module of the battery modules, wherein j ranges between i and k. The first terminal of the second charger of the second charger group is coupled to a second node between the i-th battery module and the j-th battery module, and the second terminal of the second charger is coupled to the negative terminal of the k-th battery module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Shou-Hung Ling, Shih-Hao Liang, Ying-Hao Hsu
  • Publication number: 20160134146
    Abstract: A battery control method based on ageing-adaptive operation window is provided, including: performing a multi-dimensional electrochemical impedance spectrum method to obtain a three-dimensional Nyquist-vs-SoC relation diagram; using an equivalent circuit model to analyze the Nyquist-vs-SoC diagram to obtain at least a major ageing factor; defining an operation window stress index, and based on the stress index defining a plurality of control reference points for the battery operation window; and based on the plurality of control points, performing the control of battery discharging.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2015
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Shou-Hung LING, Shih-Hao LIANG
  • Patent number: 9229510
    Abstract: A power management method for electro-chemical batteries in low capacity state is provided, including: obtaining battery information based on device hardware, to know in advance the maximum allowable current and maximum allowable power when the battery power is low; by detecting the changes in the voltage versus current, updating BCC curve; using BCC curve as power budget to control the ON/OFF of device function thread; and determining whether the minimum battery capacity and the control restriction are reached, and when the minimum battery capacity and the control restriction are reached, turn off the battery through normal shutdown process; otherwise, return to the step of obtaining battery information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Tzi-Cker Chiueh, Chia-Ming Chang, Shou-Hung Ling, Shih-Hao Liang
  • Patent number: 9153846
    Abstract: A battery pack and a method for controlling charge-and-discharge of the battery pack by its thermoelectric property are provided, in which the battery pack has a plurality of thermal regions divided by different ranges of temperature. The battery pack includes a plurality of parallel-connected battery groups and a plurality of variable resistances. The parallel-connected battery groups are located in the thermal regions respectively, and each of the parallel-connected battery groups includes batteries connected in parallel. The variable resistances are disposed between two parallel-connected battery groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Shih-Hao Liang, Yu-Min Peng, Shou-Hung Ling, Chung-Jen Chou, Chein-Chung Sun, Chun-Ho Tai
  • Publication number: 20140320067
    Abstract: A charger apparatus and a charging method are provided for charging/discharging battery modules connected in series. The chargers of the charger apparatus are grouped at least into a first charger group and a second charger group. The first terminal of the first charger of the first charger group is coupled to the positive terminal of the i-th battery module of the battery modules, and the second terminal of the first charger is coupled to a first node between the j-th battery module and the k-th battery module of the battery modules, wherein j ranges between i and k. The first terminal of the second charger of the second charger group is coupled to a second node between the i-th battery module and the j-th battery module, and the second terminal of the second charger is coupled to the negative terminal of the k-th battery module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2013
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Shou-Hung Ling, Shih-Hao Liang, Ying-Hao Hsu
  • Publication number: 20140157034
    Abstract: A power management method for electro-chemical batteries in low capacity state is provided, including: obtaining battery information based on device hardware, to know in advance the maximum allowable current and maximum allowable power when the battery power is low; by detecting the changes in the voltage versus current, updating BCC curve; using BCC curve as power budget to control the ON/OFF of device function thread; and determining whether the minimum battery capacity and the control restriction are reached, and when the minimum battery capacity and the control restriction are reached, turn off the battery through normal shutdown process; otherwise, return to the step of obtaining battery information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2014
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Tzi-Cker CHIUEH, Chia-Ming CHANG, Shou-Hung LING, Shih-Hao LIANG
  • Publication number: 20130127423
    Abstract: A battery pack and a method for controlling charge-and-discharge of the battery pack by its thermoelectric property are provided, in which the battery pack has a plurality of thermal regions divided by different ranges of temperature. The battery pack includes a plurality of parallel-connected battery groups and a plurality of variable resistances. The parallel-connected battery groups are located in the thermal regions respectively, and each of the parallel-connected battery groups includes batteries connected in parallel. The variable resistances are disposed between two parallel-connected battery groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2012
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Shih-Hao Liang, Yu-Min Peng, Shou-Hung Ling, Chung-Jen Chou, Chein-Chung Sun, Chun-Ho Tai
  • Patent number: 8293418
    Abstract: An embodiment of the invention provides a fuel supply control system to control a fuel cell system to work in a predetermined temperature range by controlling a fuel supply rate. The fuel supply control system includes a fuel supply controller and a fuel supply device. The fuel supply controller calculates a temperature variation slope to generate a first fuel supply rate by increasing or decreasing the predetermined fuel supply rate according to the relationship of system temperature and predetermined working temperature, and controls a fuel delivering rate of the fuel supply device according to the first fuel supply rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2012
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chiou-Chu Lai, Bin-Chen Wei, Shih-Hao Liang, Yin-Wen Tsai
  • Publication number: 20100055515
    Abstract: An embodiment of the invention provides a fuel supply control system to control a fuel cell system to work in a predetermined temperature range by controlling a fuel supply rate. The fuel supply control system includes a fuel supply controller and a fuel supply device. The fuel supply controller calculates a temperature variation slope to generate a first fuel supply rate by increasing or decreasing the predetermined fuel supply rate according to the relationship of system temperature and predetermined working temperature, and controls a fuel delivering rate of the fuel supply device according to the first fuel supply rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2009
    Publication date: March 4, 2010
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Chiou-Chu Lai, Bin-Chen Wei, Shih-Hao Liang, Yin-Wen Tsai