Patents by Inventor SHOU-JEN LIU

SHOU-JEN LIU 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: 20210109314
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided and includes a fixed assembly, a movable assembly, a driving assembly and a circuit assembly. The movable assembly is configured to connect an optical element, the movable assembly is movable relative to the fixed assembly, and the optical element has an optical axis. The driving assembly is configured to drive the movable assembly to move relative to the fixed assembly. The circuit assembly includes a plurality of circuits and is affixed to the fixed assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Sin-Hong LIN, Yung-Ping YANG, Wen-Yen HUANG, Yu-Cheng LIN, Kun-Shih LIN, Chao-Chang HU, Yung-Hsien YEH, Mao-Kuo HSU, Chih-Wei WENG, Ching-Chieh HUANG, Chih-Shiang WU, Chun-Chia LIAO, Chia-Yu CHANG, Hung-Ping CHEN, Wei-Zhong LUO, Wen-Chang LIN, Shou-Jen LIU, Shao-Chung CHANG, Chen-Hsin HUANG, Meng-Ting LIN, Yen-Cheng CHEN, I-Mei HUANG, Yun-Fei WANG, Wei-Jhe SHEN
  • Patent number: 10969561
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for moving an optical element is provided, including a housing, a frame, a holder, and a driving assembly. The frame is fixed to the housing and forms a depressed surface adjacent to the housing. Specifically, the depressed surface faces the housing and is not in contact with the housing. The holder is movably disposed in the housing for holding the optical element. The drive assembly is disposed in the housing to drive the holder and the optical element to move relative to the frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Bing-Ru Song, Yi-Ho Chen, Chia-Pin Hsu, Chih-Wei Weng, Shin-Hua Chen, Chien-Lun Huang, Chao-Chun Chang, Shou-Jen Liu, Kun-Shih Lin, Nai-Wen Hsu, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Shih-Ting Huang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Fu-Yuan Wu
  • Patent number: 10962735
    Abstract: The invention provides an insert molded lens driving apparatus including a driving coil having two ends, wherein the lens holder includes multiple insert members for electrical connection partially embedded into the lens holder and spaced apart from each other. Each of the insert members electrically coupled to the driving coil and having a first connecting end extending along a first direction and a second connecting end extending along a second direction, which.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Hung-Lin Wang, Chen-Chi Kuo, Shou-Jen Liu, Kun-Shih Lin
  • Patent number: 10955641
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a case, a holder and a driving module. The holder is disposed in the case for holding an optical member. The driving module is disposed in the case for driving the holder. The case is substantially quadrilateral and includes a first side and a second side. The driving module includes a first magnetic driving component winding on a periphery of the holder. The first magnetic driving component includes a first segment and a second segment that are respectively substantially parallel to the first side and the second side. The distance between the first segment and the first side is different from the distance between the second segment and the second side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Bing-Ru Song, Yi-Ho Chen, Chia-Pin Hsu, Chih-Wei Weng, Shin-Hua Chen, Chien-Lun Huang, Chao-Chun Chang, Shou-Jen Liu, Kun-Shih Lin, Nai-Wen Hsu, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Shih-Ting Huang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Fu-Yuan Wu
  • Publication number: 20210055539
    Abstract: An optical system is provided and includes a fixed assembly, a movable element and a driving module. The fixed assembly has a main axis. The movable element is movable relative to the fixed assembly, and the movable element is connected to a first optical element. The driving module is configured to drive the movable element to move relative to the fixed assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Chih-Wen CHIANG, Chen-Er HSU, Fu-Yuan WU, Shou-Jen LIU, Chih-Wei WENG, Mao-Kuo HSU, Hsueh-Ju LU, Che-Hsiang CHIU
  • Publication number: 20200393642
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided and includes a fixed assembly, a movable assembly, a driving assembly and a stopping assembly. The fixed assembly has a main axis. The movable assembly is configured to connect an optical element, and the movable assembly is movable relative to the fixed assembly. The driving assembly is configured to drive the movable assembly to move relative to the fixed assembly. The stopping assembly is configured to limit the movement of the movable assembly relative to the fixed assembly within a range of motion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Liang-Ting HO, Chen-Er HSU, Yi-Liang CHAN, Fu-Lai TSENG, Fu-Yuan WU, Chen-Chi KUO, Ying-Jen WANG, Wei-Han HSIA, Yi-Hsin TSENG, Wen-Chang LIN, Chun-Chia LIAO, Shou-Jen LIU, Chao-Chun CHANG, Yi-Chieh LIN, Shang-Yu HSU, Yu-Huai LIAO, Shih-Wei HUNG, Sin-Hong LIN, Kun-Shih LIN, Yu-Cheng LIN, Wen-Yen HUANG, Wei-Jhe SHEN, Chih-Shiang WU, Sin-Jhong SONG, Che-Hsiang CHIU, Sheng-Chang LIN
  • Publication number: 20200363606
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for driving an optical element to move is provided, including a movable part, a fixed part, a housing connected to the fixed part, and a buffer member. The movable part is configured to hold the optical element. The fixed part is connected to the movable part, wherein the movable part is movable relative to the fixed part. The housing has a top cover and at least a sidewall connected to the top cover. The buffer member is disposed on the housing and extends from the top cover to the sidewall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Chen-Hsin HUANG, Shao-Chung CHANG, Shou-Jen LIU, Chen-Chi KUO
  • Patent number: 10816874
    Abstract: A lens driving mechanism is provided for moving a lens unit along a light axis, including a frame, a base, a lens holder, and a driving assembly. The frame has plastic material and forms an opening. The base is in contact with and fixed to the frame, wherein a space is formed between the base and the frame. The lens holder is movably disposed in the space for holding the lens unit, wherein an external light enters the space through the opening to the lens unit. The driving assembly is disposed in the space and is connected to the lens holder and the frame, to impel the lens unit to move along the light axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Shang-Yu Hsu, Shou-Jen Liu, Chia-Pin Hsu
  • Publication number: 20200333553
    Abstract: A lens driving module for holding and moving a lens is provided, including a lens holder, a first electromagnetic driving assembly disposed on the lens holder, a base, a second electromagnetic driving assembly disposed on the base, and a first elastic member. The lens holder has an accommodating space, and the lens is disposed in the accommodating space. The second electromagnetic driving assembly is adjacent to the first electromagnetic driving assembly. The first elastic member has at least one first fixed portion and at least one moving portion. The first fixed portion is connected to the base, and the first moving portion is connected to the lens holder. The first fixed portion is disposed between the second electromagnetic driving assembly and the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Shou-Jen LIU, Chia-Hsiu LIU
  • Patent number: 10764475
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a housing, a hollow frame, a holder, and a driving assembly. The frame is fixed to the housing and has a stop surface. The holder is movably disposed in the housing for holding the optical element. The driving assembly is disposed in the housing to drive the holder and the optical element moving along the optical axis of the optical element relative to the frame. Specifically, the stop surface is parallel to the optical axis to contact the holder and restrict the holder in a limit position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Bing-Ru Song, Yi-Ho Chen, Chia-Pin Hsu, Chih-Wei Weng, Shin-Hua Chen, Chien-Lun Huang, Chao-Chun Chang, Shou-Jen Liu, Kun-Shih Lin, Nai-Wen Hsu, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Shih-Ting Huang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Fu-Yuan Wu
  • Patent number: 10739549
    Abstract: A lens driving module for holding and moving a lens is provided, including a lens holder, a first electromagnetic driving assembly disposed on the lens holder, a base, a second electromagnetic driving assembly disposed on the base, and a first elastic member. The lens holder has an accommodating space, and the lens is disposed in the accommodating space. The second electromagnetic driving assembly is adjacent to the first electromagnetic driving assembly. The first elastic member has at least one first fixed portion and at least one moving portion. The first fixed portion is connected to the base, and the first moving portion is connected to the lens holder. The first fixed portion is disposed between the second electromagnetic driving assembly and the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Shou-Jen Liu, Chia-Hsiu Liu
  • Publication number: 20200241236
    Abstract: A lens driving module for holding and moving a lens is provided, including a lens holder, a first electromagnetic driving assembly disposed on the lens holder, a base, a second electromagnetic driving assembly disposed on the base, and a first elastic member. The lens holder has an accommodating space and a first surface, and the lens is disposed in the accommodating space. The base has a connecting surface and a first contacting surface. The connecting surface and the first contacting surface are coplanar. The second electromagnetic driving assembly is adjacent to the first electromagnetic driving assembly, and the first elastic member is connected to the connecting surface and the lens holder. When the lens holder contacts the base, the first surface contacts the first contacting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Shou-Jen LIU, Chia-Hsiu LIU
  • Publication number: 20200236257
    Abstract: An optical element driving module is provided, including a movable portion, a fixed portion, and a driving assembly. The movable portion is used for connecting an optical element. The fixed portion is movably connected to the movable portion, wherein the fixed portion includes a base and a casing. The casing is arranged with the base along a main axis, the casing includes a top wall and a side wall extended from edges of the top wall along the main axis, and the top wall includes a first surface facing the movable portion, a second surface and a third surface facing away from the first surface. The driving assembly is used for moving the movable portion relative to the fixed portion, a minimum distance between the first surface and the second surface is different from a minimum distance between the second surface and the third surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Shou-Jen LIU, Chia-Pin HSU, Shang-Yu HSU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200209513
    Abstract: An optical system is provided and includes a fixed assembly, a movable element and a driving module. The fixed assembly has a main axis. The movable element is movable relative to the fixed assembly and coupled to a first optical element. The driving module is configured to drive the movable element to move relative to the fixed assembly. The driving module includes a first driving assembly and a second driving assembly, and the first driving assembly and the second driving assembly are individually operable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Chih-Wen CHIANG, Chen-Er HSU, Fu-Yuan WU, Shou-Jen LIU, Chih-Wei WENG, Mao-Kuo HSU, Hsueh-Ju LU, Che-Hsiang CHIU
  • Publication number: 20200209439
    Abstract: An optical system is provided and includes a fixed assembly, a movable element and a driving module. The fixed assembly has a main axis. The movable element is movable relative to the fixed assembly and has a surface facing a first optical element. The driving module is configured to drive the movable element to move relative to the fixed assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Chih-Wen CHIANG, Chen-Er HSU, Fu-Yuan WU, Shou-Jen LIU, Chih-Wei WENG, Mao-Kuo HSU, Hsueh-Ju LU, Che-Hsiang CHIU
  • Publication number: 20200209516
    Abstract: An optical system is provided and includes a fixed assembly, a movable element, a movable assembly, a driving module and a stopping assembly. The fixed assembly defines a main axis. The movable element is movable relative to the fixed assembly and is connected to a first optical element. The movable assembly is connected to the movable element. The driving module is configured to drive the movable assembly so as to drive the movable element to move relative to the fixed assembly. The stopping assembly is configured to limit the range of motion of the movable element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Chih-Wen CHIANG, Chen-Er HSU, Fu-Yuan WU, Shou-Jen LIU, Chih-Wei WENG, Mao-Kuo HSU, Hsueh-Ju LU, Che-Hsiang CHIU
  • Patent number: D891504
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan Wu, Kun-Shih Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yi-Ho Chen, Shih-Ting Huang, Shou-Jen Liu, Chien-Lun Huang, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Chen-Chi Kuo, Chia-Pin Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Shin-Hua Chen, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shao-Chung Chang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Chia-Hsiu Liu, Chao-Chun Chang, Yuan-Shih Liao
  • Patent number: D902981
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan Wu, Kun-Shih Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yi-Ho Chen, Shih-Ting Huang, Shou-Jen Liu, Chien-Lun Huang, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Chen-Chi Kuo, Chia-Pin Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Shin-Hua Chen, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shao-Chung Chang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Chia-Hsiu Liu, Chao-Chun Chang, Yuan-Shih Liao
  • Patent number: D902982
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan Wu, Kun-Shih Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yi-Ho Chen, Shih-Ting Huang, Shou-Jen Liu, Chien-Lun Huang, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Chen-Chi Kuo, Chia-Pin Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Shin-Hua Chen, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shao-Chung Chang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Chia-Hsiu Liu, Chao-Chun Chang, Yuan-Shih Liao
  • Patent number: D908775
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan Wu, Kun-Shih Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yi-Ho Chen, Shih-Ting Huang, Shou-Jen Liu, Chien-Lun Huang, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Chen-Chi Kuo, Chia-Pin Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Shin-Hua Chen, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shao-Chung Chang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Chia-Hsiu Liu, Chao-Chun Chang, Yuan-Shih Liao