Patents by Inventor Shu-Shan Chen

Shu-Shan 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).

  • Publication number: 20210096223
    Abstract: A distance measuring device for measuring the distance to an object is provided, including a light-emitting module, a driving assembly disposed in the light-emitting module, and a light-receiving module. The light-emitting module has a housing, a light source disposed in the housing, a light grating element, and an optical path adjuster. The light source emits a measuring light through the optical path adjuster and the light grating element. The driving assembly can drive the optical path adjuster or the light grating element to move relative to the housing. The light-receiving module receives the measuring light which is reflected by the object to obtain distance information of the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: Shu-Shan CHEN, Chao-Chang HU, Chih-Wei WENG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20210080681
    Abstract: An optical system is provided. The optical system includes a first optical module. The first optical module includes a first fixed portion, a first movable portion, a first driving assembly, and a circuit assembly. The first movable portion is used for connecting to a first optical element, and the first movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion. The first driving assembly is used for driving the first movable portion to move relative to the first fixed portion. The circuit assembly is electrically connected to the first driving assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Jungsuck RYOO, Pai-Jui CHENG, Chao-Chang HU, Min-Hsiu TSAI, Shu-Shan CHEN, Chieh-An CHANG
  • Patent number: 10938291
    Abstract: An electromagnetic driving mechanism is provided, including a first member, a second member movably connected to the first member, an electromagnetic driving assembly, and a film. The electromagnetic driving assembly includes a magnet and a coil respectively disposed on the first and second members, so as to move the second member relative to the first member. The film is formed on the second member and has positive magnetic susceptibility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Cheng-Kai Yu, Liang-Ting Ho, Shu-Shan Chen, Chao-Chang Hu
  • Publication number: 20210051248
    Abstract: An optical member driving mechanism is provided. The optical member driving mechanism includes a first portion and a matrix structure. The first portion is connected to a first optical member and corresponds to a first light. The matrix structure is disposed on the first portion and corresponds to a second light, wherein the first light is different from the second light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Chih-Wei WENG, Juei-Hung TSAI, Shu-Shan CHEN, Mao-Kuo HSU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20210033816
    Abstract: A driving assembly is provided, including a transmission element and a first driving source. The transmission element has a first connecting point. The first driving source outputs a first driving force to the transmission element. The first driving source is at least partially fixedly connected to the transmission element at the first connecting point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Jungsuck RYOO, Chao-Chang HU, Shu-Shan CHEN
  • Patent number: 10895642
    Abstract: A distance measuring device for measuring the distance to an object is provided, including a light-emitting module, a driving assembly disposed in the light-emitting module, and a light-receiving module. The light-emitting module has a housing, a light source disposed in the housing, a light grating element, and an optical path adjuster. The light source emits a measuring light sequentially through the optical path adjuster and the light grating element along a first axis. The driving assembly can drive the optical path adjuster or the light grating element to move relative to the housing. The light-receiving module receives the measuring light which is reflected by the object to obtain distance information of the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Shu-Shan Chen, Chao-Chang Hu, Chih-Wei Weng, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Publication number: 20200393635
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a fixed portion, a movable portion, and a driving assembly. The fixed portion includes a main axis. The movable portion is movably disposed on the fixed portion. The movable portion is connected to an optical element. The driving assembly is used for driving the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Shu-Shan CHEN, Chen-Hsien FAN
  • Publication number: 20200393637
    Abstract: An optical system is provided. The optical system includes a first optical module. The first optical module includes a fixed portion, a movable portion, a driving assembly, and a circuit assembly. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion, and the movable portion is used to connect to an optical element. The driving assembly is used to drive the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The circuit assembly is electrically connected to the driving assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Jungsuck RYOO, Pai-Jui CHENG, Chao-Chang HU, Min-Hsiu TSAI, Shu-Shan CHEN, Chieh-An CHANG
  • Publication number: 20200393640
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a movable portion, a fixed portion, a driving assembly, and a stopping assembly. The movable portion is used for connecting to an optical element having a main axis. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The driving assembly is disposed on the fixed portion or the movable portion to move the movable portion relative to the fixed portion. The stopping assembly connects to the movable portion and the fixed portion to limit the range of motion of the movable portion relative to the fixed portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Shu-Shan CHEN, Chen-Hsien FAN, Yueh-Lin LEE, Yu-Chiao LO, Sung-Mao TSAI, Shang-Hung CHEN
  • Publication number: 20200393639
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided, including a movable portion, a fixed portion, a driving assembly, and a support element. The movable portion is used for connecting to an optical element having a main axis. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The driving assembly is used for driving the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The movable portion moves relative to the fixed portion through the support element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Shu-Shan CHEN, Chen-Hsien FAN, Yueh-Lin LEE, Yu-Chiao LO, Sung-Mao TSAI, Shang-Hung CHEN
  • Publication number: 20200393641
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided, including a fixed portion, a movable portion, a driving assembly, and a stopping assembly. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion, wherein the movable portion is used for connecting to an optical element having a main axis. The driving assembly is disposed on the fixed portion or the movable portion, and the driving assembly is used for driving the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The stopping assembly is connected to the movable portion and the fixed portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Shu-Shan CHEN, Chen-Hsien FAN, Yueh-Lin LEE, Yu-Chiao LO, Sung-Mao TSAI, Shang-Hung CHEN
  • Patent number: 10866394
    Abstract: An optical system is provided, including a first optical module, a second optical module, and an optical path adjusting mechanism. The first and second optical modules are respectively configured to sustain a first optical element and a second optical element which respectively have a first optical axis and a second optical axis perpendicular to each other. The first optical module has a first electromagnetic driving assembly. The optical path adjusting mechanism, disposed between the first and second optical modules, allows light to enter the second optical module which includes an optical path adjusting unit and a second electromagnetic driving assembly which are arranged in the incident direction of light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Cheng-Kai Yu, Liang-Ting Ho, Shu-Shan Chen
  • Publication number: 20200336629
    Abstract: A camera module optical system is provided, having a main axis, including an optical module and an adjustment assembly. The optical module is configured to hold an optical element having an optical axis. The adjustment assembly is configured to adjust the optical axis of the optical module parallel to the main axis. The optical module and the adjustment assembly are arranged along the main axis, wherein the adjustment assembly does not overlap the optical module when viewed in a first direction that is perpendicular to the main axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Chih-Wei WENG, Shu-Shan CHEN, Yung-Hsien YEH, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200333687
    Abstract: A method for adjusting an optical system is provided, including a positioning device positioning a first optical module; a measuring device measuring an angular difference between a main axis of the first optical module and an optical axis of an optical element sustained by the first optical module to obtain a measurement information; an adjusting device changing the shape of an adjustment assembly of the first optical module according to the measurement information; and assembling the first optical module with an optical object, wherein the optical axis of the optical element is parallel to a central axis of the optical object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Chih-Wei WENG, Shu-Shan CHEN, Yung-Hsien YEH, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Patent number: 10809487
    Abstract: An optical system is provided and includes a fixed module, a movable module, a driving coil, an electrical circuit and a magnetic element. The fixed module includes a base and a circuit board, and the movable module includes an optical member holder, configured to hold an optical member. The magnetic element corresponds to the driving coil and is configured to generate an electromagnetic driving force to drive the optical member holder to move relative to the base. The driving coil and the electrical circuit are integrally formed in the circuit board. The driving coil partially overlaps the electrical circuit when viewed along a direction perpendicular to an optical axis of the optical member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Shu-Shan Chen, Cheng-Kai Yu, Chao-Chang Hu
  • Publication number: 20200241315
    Abstract: An optical module is provided. The optical module includes a first optical element driving mechanism. The first optical element driving mechanism includes a first movable portion, a first fixed portion, and a first driving assembly. The first movable portion connects an optical path adjustment element. The optical path adjustment element is configured to change a transmission direction of incident light to a first direction that is different from the transmission direction. The first fixed potion is polygonal when viewed in the transmission direction. The first movable portion is movable relative to the first fixed portion. The first driving assembly drives the first movable portion to move relative to the first fixed portion. The first driving assembly comprises a shape memory alloy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Shu-Shan CHEN, Chen-Hsien FAN, Liang-Ting HO
  • Publication number: 20200192063
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a movable portion, a fixed portion, a magnetic sensed assembly, a first sensing element, and a magnetically permeable element. The movable portion is connected to an optical element which corresponds to incident light. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion. The magnetic sensed assembly includes a first sensed portion having a first magnetic polar direction. The first sensing element is corresponding to the magnetic sensed assembly and is used to detect the rotation of the movable portion relative to the fixed portion, with a first rotational axis extending in a first direction that is different from an incident direction of the incident light and the first magnetic polar direction. The magnetically permeable element is corresponding to the first sensing magnet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Shu-Shan CHEN, Cheng-Kai YU
  • Patent number: 10686993
    Abstract: A correction method for an optical mechanism having an optical member and a fixed portion is provided, including: an external apparatus measures the angle between the optical axis of the optical member and a reference surface of the fixed portion; the result of measuring the angle between the optical axis and the reference surface is compiled into data; the data is input into a control module; the control module transmits a signal to a driving module according to the data; and the driving module drives the optical member to rotate or move relative to the fixed portion upon receiving the signal. The optical mechanism does not include a sensor to detect the angle between the optical axis and the reference surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Shun-Chieh Tang, Shu-Shan Chen, Chih-Wei Weng, Shao-Kuang Huang
  • Publication number: 20200158986
    Abstract: A multiple-lens camera system is provided, including a first lens driving module, a second lens driving module, and a shielding member. The first and second lens driving modules respectively include a frame, a lens holder movably disposed in the frame for holding a lens, a magnetic element disposed on a side of the lens holder and a driving board, wherein the driving board has a first coil corresponding to the magnetic element, to generate a magnetic force for moving the lens holder and the lens relative to the driving board. The shielding member is disposed in the first lens driving module and between the two magnetic elements of the first and second lens driving modules which are adjacent to each other, to suppress magnetic interference between the first and second lens driving modules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Bing-Ru SONG, Chih-Wei WENG, Shu-Shan CHEN
  • Patent number: 10656431
    Abstract: An optical device includes a main base, a rotation mechanism, a carrying base, and an optical element. The rotation mechanism is connected to the main base. The carrying base is connected to the rotation mechanism. The optical element is disposed on the carrying base, and configured to change the transmission direction of an incident light. By changing the length of a bias wire of the rotation mechanism, the carrying base is rotated relative to the main base about a rotation axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Shu-Shan Chen, Chen-Hsien Fan, Liang-Ting Ho