Patents by Inventor Sin-Jhong SONG

Sin-Jhong SONG 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: 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: 20200335644
    Abstract: A photosensitive module is provided. The photosensitive module includes a base, an integrated package substrate, and a photosensitive element. The integrated package substrate is connected to the base. The integrated package substrate has a plurality of first electronic components, and the first electronic components are housed inside the integrated package substrate without being exposed to external environment. The photosensitive element is connected to the integrated package substrate, and the photosensitive element is configured to receive a light beam traveling along an optical axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Chen-Er Hsu, Sin-Jhong Song, Chi-Fu Wu, Hao-Yu Wu, Tsutomu Fukai, Ming-Hung Wu
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20200335539
    Abstract: A photosensitive module is provided. The photosensitive module includes a base, an integrated package substrate, and a photosensitive element. The integrated package substrate is connected to the base. The integrated package substrate has a plurality of first electronic components, and the first electronic components are housed inside the integrated package substrate without being exposed to external environment. The photosensitive element is connected to the base, and the photosensitive element is configured to receive a light beam traveling along an optical axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Chen-Er HSU, Sin-Jhong SONG, Chi-Fu WU, Hao-Yu WU, Tsutomu FUKAI, Ming-Hung WU
  • Publication number: 20200333554
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a fixed portion, a movable portion, a driving assembly, and a circuit unit. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion, and holds an optical element. The driving assembly drives the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The circuit unit includes a base, a plate-connecting portion, and a layer-connecting portion. The plate-connecting portion is partially embedded in the base. The layer-connecting portion is disposed on the base. The driving assembly is electrically connected to the layer-connecting portion. The thickness of the plate-connecting portion is different from the thickness of the layer-connecting portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Liang-Ting HO, You-Zhen LIN, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Patent number: 10812724
    Abstract: A photosensitive element driving mechanism includes a fixed assembly, a first movable assembly, a photosensitive element and a first driving assembly. The first movable assembly includes a circuit member, and the circuit member includes a circuit member body and a movable cantilever. The photosensitive element is configured to receive light along an optical axis. The photosensitive element is disposed on and is electrically connected to the circuit member. The first driving assembly is configured to drive the first movable assembly to move relative to the fixed assembly. The movable cantilever has a first segment extending in a direction different from the optical axis, the first segment is electrically connected to the photosensitive element and the fixed assembly, and the first movable assembly moves relative to the fixed assembly through the movable cantilever. There is a gap between the first movable assembly and the fixed assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Chen-Chi Kuo, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Publication number: 20200310080
    Abstract: An optical mechanism is provided, including a housing, a holder, a lens received in the holder, a driving assembly, and a base connected to the housing. The holder is movably disposed in the housing, and the lens has a first surface exposed to a first side of the holder and facing a first inner sidewall surface of the housing. The driving assembly is disposed in the housing for driving the holder and the lens to move relative to the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Chih-Wei WENG, Shao-Kuang HUANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200310070
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided and includes a fixed assembly, a movable assembly, a driving assembly, and a position-sensing assembly. The movable assembly corresponds to 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 position-sensing assembly is configured to sense the movement of the movable assembly relative to the fixed assembly, and the position-sensing assembly includes a sensed unit and a sensing element. The sensing element corresponds to the sensed unit. The sensed unit has a plurality of reference magnetic elements arranged in a first direction, the sensed unit and the sensing element are arranged in an arrangement direction, and the first direction is not parallel to the arrangement direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Yi-Cheng HSIAO, Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200285068
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a fixed part, a movable part, a driving assembly, and a sensing assembly. The fixed part has a main axis. The fixed part includes a case and a bottom. The case and the bottom are arranged along the main axis. The movable part moves relative to the fixed part. The movable part may hold an optical element with an optical axis. The driving assembly drives the movable part to move relative to the fixed part. The sensing assembly senses a movement condition of the movable part relative to the fixed part. The sensing assembly includes a sensor. The sensor is disposed on the bottom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Meng-Ting LIN, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200285021
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a fixed part, a movable part, and a driving assembly. The fixed part has a main axis. The fixed part includes a case made of non-metal material and a bottom. The case and the bottom are arranged along the main axis. The movable part moves relative to the fixed part. The driving assembly drives the movable part to move relative to the fixed part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Meng-Ting LIN, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Patent number: 10761291
    Abstract: A lens driving mechanism is provided, configured to drive an optical lens, including a bottom plate, a movable portion, an elastic member, and a biasing assembly. The movable portion is disposed on the bottom plate and has a base and a holder, wherein the holder is configured to hold the optical lens, and the holder is movably connected to the base. The elastic member connects the movable portion to the bottom plate. The biasing assembly connects the bottom plate and the movable portion and is configured to force the movable portion to move relative to the bottom plate. When the holder moves to a lower-limit position relative to the base, the holder comes into contact with the elastic member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chen-Chi Kuo, Chao-Chang Hu, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Publication number: 20200272025
    Abstract: A control method of an optical element driving mechanism includes: providing a first coil group to a fixed assembly, wherein the first coil group includes a plurality of first coils; providing a magnetic element to be connected to a movable assembly; and controlling at least one first coil of the first coil group by a control circuit at least according to position information of the movable assembly relative to the fixed assembly to act with the magnetic element to generate an electromagnetic driving force, thereby driving the movable assembly to move relative to the fixed assembly in a first direction toward a target position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Chao-Hsi WANG, Chih-Wei WENG, Kuen-Wang TSAI, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200271947
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism includes a fixed portion, a movable portion, a moving portion, a first driving assembly and a second driving assembly. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The moving portion is connected to an optical element having an optical axis, and is movable relative to the movable portion. The first driving assembly drives the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion; and the second driving assembly drives the moving portion to move relative to the movable portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Liang-Ting HO, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200271892
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism includes a fixed assembly, a movable assembly, a driving assembly and a circuit assembly. The driving assembly is configured to drive the movable assembly to move relative to the fixed assembly. The driving assembly includes a first coil group which has a plurality of first coils and a magnetic module which has a magnetic element and a first conductive element. The circuit assembly includes a first circuit member electrically connected to the first conductive element and a second circuit member electrically connected to the first coils. When the magnetic module is located in different positions relative to the first coil group, the first conductive element is electrically connected to different first coils in sequence, so that the first coil is electrically connected to the first circuit member and the second circuit member, and other first coils remain open.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Chao-Hsi WANG, Chih-Wei WENG, Kuen-Wang TSAI, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Patent number: 10750065
    Abstract: An optical system is provided and includes a fixed module, a movable module, a driving assembly and a plurality of sliding members. The fixed module includes a base. The movable module includes an optical member holder and a driving frame unit. The optical member holder is configured to hold an optical member, and the driving frame unit is connected to the optical member holder. The driving assembly includes at least one first magnetic element and at least one second magnetic element. The second magnetic element corresponds to the first magnetic element and is configured to drive the driving frame unit with the optical member holder to move relative to the base. The sliding members are securely disposed on the fixed module or the movable module, so that the movable module is able to slide relative to the fixed module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan Wu, Kuo-Chun Kao, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Publication number: 20200249419
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism includes an optical element, a fixed assembly, a movable assembly, and a driving assembly. The optical element has an optical axis. The movable assembly is movably with respect to the fixed assembly and configured to hold the optical element. The driving assembly is configured to drive the movable assembly to move relative to the fixed assembly. When viewed along the optical axis, the optical element driving mechanism with a rectangular structure has a long side and a short side, and a length of the long side is not equal to a length of the short side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Sin-Hong LIN, Che-Hsiang CHIU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200249545
    Abstract: An optical system is provided, including a light path adjustment module, an optical element driving module and a light flux adjustment module, The light path adjustment module is used for receiving light traveling in a first direction and adjusting the path of the light. The optical element driving module is used for receiving light. The light flux adjustment module is used for adjusting the light flux of the light, wherein the light flux adjustment module is disposed between the light path adjustment module and the optical element driving module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Hsi WANG, Chao-Chang HU, Chih-Wei WENG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200249422
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a fixed portion, a movable portion, a driving assembly and a buffering element. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion for holding an optical element having a main axis. The driving assembly is disposed in the fixed portion for moving the movable portion relative to the fixed portion. The buffering element is disposed between the movable portion and the fixed portion, wherein a stopping assembly is disposed on the fixed portion and/or the movable portion to limit the range of motion of the movable portion relative to the fixed portion, the buffering element is not in contact with the movable portion or the fixed portion when the movable portion is static, and the hardness of the buffering element is less than the hardness of the stopping assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200249424
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for moving an optical element is provided, including a fixed part, a movable part, a driving assembly, and a flexible element. The movable part is connected to the optical element. The driving assembly drives the movable part to move relative to the fixed part. The flexible element is connected to the fixed part and the movable part. When the movable part moves relative to the fixed part, the flexible element deforms so that the position of the movable part relative to the fixed part can be detected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Liang-Ting HO, Chao-Chang HU, Yung-Hsien YEH, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200249420
    Abstract: An optical driving mechanism is provided, including a fixed portion, a movable portion, a drive assembly, and a position sensing assembly. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion and configured to carry a first optical element. The drive assembly is configured to drive the movable portion relative to the fixed portion to move within a limited range including a first range and a second range. The position sensing assembly is configured to sense the movement of the movable portion, and includes a reference element, a first position sensing element, and a second position sensing element. The first and second position sensing elements respectively correspond to the reference element in the first and second ranges, wherein a first position sensing surface of the first position sensing element and a second position sensing surface of the second position sensing element are arranged in a first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Sin-Jhong SONG