Patents by Inventor Si-Wan Kim

Si-Wan Kim 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: 10991714
    Abstract: A three-dimensional semiconductor memory device includes first and second gate stacked structures, disposed on a base substrate, and stacked in a direction perpendicular to a surface of the base plate, the first and second gate stacked structures including gate electrodes spaced apart from each other and stacked; a through region passing through the first and second gate stacked structures and surrounded by the first and second gate stacked structures; and vertical channel structures passing through the first and second gate stacked structures, wherein the first gate stacked structure has first contact pads adjacent to the through region and arranged in a stepped shape, the second gate stacked structure having second contact pads adjacent to the through region and arranged in a stepped shape, at least a portion of the second contact pads overlap the first contact pads on one side of the through region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kwang Soo Kim, Jun Hyoung Kim, Si Wan Kim, Kyoung Taek Oh
  • Patent number: 10950704
    Abstract: A vertical memory device includes a substrate including a cell array region and a staircase region surrounding the cell array region, gate electrodes on the cell array region and the staircase region, and a channel on the cell array region. The gate electrodes are isolated from each other in first and third directions and each extend in a second direction. The channel extends in the first direction through one or more gate electrodes. End portions in the second direction of first gate electrodes of the plurality of gate electrodes define first steps in the second direction and second steps in the third direction on the staircase region of the substrate, the second steps being connected to the first steps, respectively, at same levels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung-Jun Shin, Si-Wan Kim, Bong-Hyun Choi
  • Publication number: 20200203495
    Abstract: A vertical memory device includes a substrate including a cell array region and a staircase region surrounding the cell array region, gate electrodes on the cell array region and the staircase region, and a channel on the cell array region. The gate electrodes are isolated from each other in first and third directions and each extend in a second direction. The channel extends in the first direction through one or more gate electrodes. End portions in the second direction of first gate electrodes of the plurality of gate electrodes define first steps in the second direction and second steps in the third direction on the staircase region of the substrate, the second steps being connected to the first steps, respectively, at same levels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung-Jun SHIN, Si-Wan Kim, Bong-Hyun Choi
  • Patent number: 10685980
    Abstract: A three-dimensional semiconductor memory device includes: a base substrate; a gate stack structure disposed on the base substrate, and including gate electrodes stacked in a direction substantially perpendicular to a top surface of the base substrate; a penetration region penetrating through the gate stack structure and surrounded by the gate stack structure; and vertical channel structures passing through the gate stack structure. The lowermost gate electrodes among the gate electrodes are spaced apart from each other, and a portion of at least one of the lowermost gate electrodes has a shape bent toward the penetration region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kwang Soo Kim, Si Wan Kim, Jun Hyoung Kim, Kyoung Taek Oh, Bong Hyun Choi
  • Publication number: 20200130424
    Abstract: Provided is a tire with improved rim fitability that increases contact pressure of a heel by discharging air caught in a rim seat, makes rim fitability uniform by reducing a pressure difference, and increases a barcode recognition rate. The tire with improve rim fitability includes a rim seat having a rim check line, and a plurality of protrusions spaced apart from each other along a circumference of the rim seat and each including an upper protrusion unit and a lower protrusion unit, in which the upper protrusion unit and the lower protrusion unit are spaced apart from each other along the circumferential direction of the rim seat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Young Do LEE, Kwang Tae KIM, In Jeong PARK, Woo Haeng HEO, Si Wan KIM
  • Publication number: 20190393240
    Abstract: A three-dimensional semiconductor memory device includes: a base substrate; a gate stack structure disposed on the base substrate, and including gate electrodes stacked in a direction substantially perpendicular to a top surface of the base substrate; a penetration region penetrating through the gate stack structure and surrounded by the gate stack structure; and vertical channel structures passing through the gate stack structure. The lowermost gate electrodes among the gate electrodes are spaced apart from each other, and a portion of at least one of the lowermost gate electrodes has a shape bent toward the penetration region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Kwang Soo KIM, Si Wan Kim, Jun Hyoung Kim, Kyoung Taek Oh, Bong Hyun Choi
  • Publication number: 20190378855
    Abstract: A three-dimensional semiconductor memory device includes first and second gate stacked structures, disposed on a base substrate, and stacked in a direction perpendicular to a surface of the base plate, the first and second gate stacked structures including gate electrodes spaced apart from each other and stacked; a through region passing through the first and second gate stacked structures and surrounded by the first and second gate stacked structures; and vertical channel structures passing through the first and second gate stacked structures, wherein the first gate stacked structure has first contact pads adjacent to the through region and arranged in a stepped shape, the second gate stacked structure having second contact pads adjacent to the through region and arranged in a stepped shape, at least a portion of the second contact pads overlap the first contact pads on one side of the through region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Kwang Soo KIM, Jun Hyoung KIM, Si Wan KIM, Kyoung Taek OH
  • Publication number: 20180341388
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for implementing a modulate runtime environment (MRTE) are described. The MRTE includes multiple layers that communicate with one another using messages that are routed by connectors. A computer system may implement an MTRE that includes a platform-specific visualization layer and a data layer, which may include a headless execution engine. The data layer may be implemented by multiple types of computing platforms, and the platform-specific visualization layer may be replaced for different computing platforms. Other embodiments may be described and/or claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Applicant: salesforce.com, inc.
    Inventors: Zuye ZHENG, James DIEFENDERFER, Si Wan KIM, Niranjan YADAVALI, Sandeep RAWAT, Khushboo SHAH, Nadeem ABOOBAKER
  • Publication number: 20170169195
    Abstract: Techniques and architectures for granular licensing in a computing environment having access to an app exchange that provides a listing of multiple apps available to a remote client electronic device in response to a download request. A registration request corresponding to a software package having multiple modules is received. A license definition is transmitted from the management entity. The license definition includes a license for one or more of the multiple modules. The software package and license definition are registered with the management entity, so that only authorized management entities can store license definitions or grant licenses. The license definitions are stored in a memory associated with the management entity. One or more licenses are transmitted to a client electronic device. The one or more licenses correspond to one or more of the multiple modules of the software package that the client electronic device is authorized to utilize.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventors: Armand Glen LiSanti, Belinda Wong, Durgaprasad Guduguntla, James Morris, Jun Huang, Matthew Small, Saianitha Badrinath, Samarpan Jain, Si Wan Kim, Vijaya Natanni
  • Patent number: 9668550
    Abstract: A wearable device that may transform between an annularly bent state and a flat state is provided. The wearable device includes a plurality of segment members including a top portion and a bottom portion having a shorter length than the top portion; a plurality of connecting members that are disposed to correspond to the plurality of segment members, wherein each of the plurality of connecting members is connected to be mutually rotatable with two segment members disposed respectively on both sides thereof; a bistable spring that is supported on a plurality of segment members to provide elasticity in a direction into the annularly bent state and retentivity of the flat state; and a flexible display device that is supported on the top portion of the plurality of segment members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., SENEKA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ho-seong Seo, Pil-je Cho, Young-woo Huh, Si-wan Kim
  • Patent number: 9038166
    Abstract: Provided are method and apparatus for authenticating a password of a user terminal. The method includes: pre-setting, by a user, a password and an identification image for identifying the password; moving a keypad window or an image window realized on a screen of the user terminal according to an action of the user; determining, when a plurality of images included in the image window and a plurality of keys included in the keypad window sequentially overlap with each other, whether a plurality of keys and the identification image corresponding to the password sequentially overlap; and authenticating the password when the plurality of keys and the identification image corresponding to the password sequentially overlap. Accordingly, password information may be protected from a third person observation as the user inputs a pre-set password in an indirect method without having to directly input the pre-set password through an authentication interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: SOONGSIL UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CONSORTIUM TECHNO-PARK
    Inventors: Jeong Hyun Yi, Gun Il Ma, Hyun Yi Yi, Si Wan Kim
  • Publication number: 20150089974
    Abstract: A wearable device that may transform between an annularly bent state and a flat state is provided. The wearable device includes a plurality of segment members including a top portion and a bottom portion having a shorter length than the top portion; a plurality of connecting members that are disposed to correspond to the plurality of segment members, wherein each of the plurality of connecting members is connected to be mutually rotatable with two segment members disposed respectively on both sides thereof; a bistable spring that is supported on a plurality of segment members to provide elasticity in a direction into the annularly bent state and retentivity of the flat state; and a flexible display device that is supported on the top portion of the plurality of segment members.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Applicants: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Seneka Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ho-seong SEO, Pil-je CHO, Young-woo HUH, Si-wan KIM
  • Patent number: 8978128
    Abstract: Provided are method and apparatus for authenticating a password of a user terminal by using a password icon. The method includes: method of authenticating a password of a user terminal, the method including: pre-setting, by a user, a password icon corresponding to a password and a moving direction of the password icon; sequentially moving the icon according to actions of the user at a screen of the user terminal; when the icon is sequentially moved, determining whether the pre-set password icon and the pre-set moving direction of the password icon are matched; and authenticating the password when the password icon and the moving direction of the password icon is sequentially matched.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: Soongsil University Research Consortium Techno-Park
    Inventors: Jeong Hyun Yi, Gun Il Ma, Hyun Yi Yi, Si Wan Kim
  • Patent number: 8924976
    Abstract: A task scheduling method and apparatus are provided to execute periodic tasks together with an aperiodic real-time task in a single system, to perform scheduling while satisfying a precedence relation between periodic tasks, and to perform scheduling so that an aperiodic real-time task may be efficiently executed for a residual time left after scheduling of the periodic tasks. Additionally, a component scheduling method and apparatus in robot software are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: KNU-Industry Cooperation Foundation
    Inventors: Hong Seong Park, Limudmila Kan, Jeong Seok Kang, Si Wan Kim
  • Publication number: 20140201831
    Abstract: Provided are method and apparatus for authenticating a password of a user terminal. The method includes: pre-setting, by a user, a password and an identification image for identifying the password; moving a keypad window or an image window realized on a screen of the user terminal according to an action of the user; determining, when a plurality of images included in the image window and a plurality of keys included in the keypad window sequentially overlap with each other, whether a plurality of keys and the identification image corresponding to the password sequentially overlap; and authenticating the password when the plurality of keys and the identification image corresponding to the password sequentially overlap. Accordingly, password information may be protected from a third person observation as the user inputs a pre-set password in an indirect method without having to directly input the pre-set password through an authentication interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: SOONGSIL UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CONSORTIUM TECHNO-PARK
    Inventors: Jeong Hyun Yi, Gun II Ma, Hyun Yi Yi, Si Wan Kim
  • Publication number: 20140201832
    Abstract: Provided are method and apparatus for authenticating a password of a user terminal by using a password icon. The method includes: method of authenticating a password of a user terminal, the method including: pre-setting, by a user, a password icon corresponding to a password and a moving direction of the password icon; sequentially moving the icon according to actions of the user at a screen of the user terminal; when the icon is sequentially moved, determining whether the pre-set password icon and the pre-set moving direction of the password icon are matched; and authenticating the password when the password icon and the moving direction of the password icon is sequentially matched.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: SOONGSIL UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CONSORTIUM TECHNO-PARK
    Inventors: Jeong Hyun Yi, Gun II Ma, Hyun Yi Yi, Si Wan Kim
  • Patent number: 8661532
    Abstract: Provided is a method and apparatus for authenticating a password, wherein the method includes: generating at least one input grid cell into which a password is input from among a plurality of grid cells realized on a screen of a user terminal; and authenticating the password when the password is identical to a number of identification grid cells included in an authentication range predetermined based on the at least one input grid cell, wherein the identification grid cells are set to authenticate the password from among the plurality of grid cells. Accordingly, password information may be prevented from being exposed to a third person observer since a variable password is input whenever a user tries password authentication in a terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2014
    Assignee: Soongsil University Research Consortium Techno-Park
    Inventors: Jeong Hyun Yi, Tae Jin Kim, Gun Il Ma, Hyun Yi Yi, Si Wan Kim
  • Patent number: 8601436
    Abstract: A testing tool for verifying a reliability of robot software components is provided, and more particularly, a simulation-based interface testing automation system and method that may automatically perform a test for functions and performance of an interface with respect to robot software components are provided. Thus, it is possible to efficiently perform a test for an interface of robot software components. In particular, it is possible to automatically generate test cases required for testing, to perform a test in various languages, and to perform a test suitable for a robot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2013
    Assignee: KNU-Industry Cooperation Foundation
    Inventors: Hong Seong Park, Jeong Seok Kang, Hyeong Seob Choi, Sang Woo Meng, Si Wan Kim
  • Publication number: 20130055276
    Abstract: A task scheduling method and apparatus are provided to execute periodic tasks together with an aperiodic real-time task in a single system, to perform scheduling while satisfying a precedence relation between periodic tasks, and to perform scheduling so that an aperiodic real-time task may be efficiently executed for a residual time left after scheduling of the periodic tasks. Additionally, a component scheduling method and apparatus in robot software are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2012
    Publication date: February 28, 2013
    Applicant: KNU-Industry Cooperation Foundation
    Inventors: Hong Seong PARK, Limudmila KAN, Jeong Seok KANG, Si Wan KIM
  • Patent number: 8336167
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an automatic hinge module for a cellular phone, which is capable of automatically opening the cellular phone in a one-touch manner. The automatic hinge module of the present invention automatically opens a cellular phone by simply pressing a button. When the button is pressed, a housing coupled to a folder portion of the cellular phone is rotated by an elastic restoring force of a compressed torsion spring, thereby opening the cellular phone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Inventor: Si Wan Kim