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: 20200249544
    Abstract: A light flux adjustment module is provided for adjusting light flux of light having an optical axis, including a fixed portion, a connecting element, a first blade, and a drive assembly. The fixed portion includes a window, and the light passes through the window. The connecting element is movably connected to the fixed portion. The first blade is movably connected to the connecting element and the fixed portion, and the first blade is adjacent to the window. The drive assembly is used for driving the connecting element to move relative to the fixed portion in a first moving dimension. When the connecting element is moved relative to the fixed portion in the first direction, the first blade is driven by the connecting element to move relative to the fixed portion in a second moving dimension, and the first moving dimension and the second moving dimension are different.
    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: 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: 20200225505
    Abstract: A lens driving module is provided, configured to drive an optical element, including a holder, a circuit board assembly, a base module, and a magnetic element. The optical element is disposed in the holder, and the circuit board assembly has a driving coil. The base module has a metal substrate, an insulating layer, a circuit layer electrically connected with the driving coil, and a protective layer. The metal substrate has a bent portion where an opening is formed on. A wire of the circuit layer extends across the opening and forms a bridging portion. The protective layer has a protruding portion extending over the opening and covers the bridging portion. The magnetic element is coupled to the driving coil, and the two are configured to drive the optical element to move relative to the base module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Yi-Liang CHAN, Fu-Yuan WU, Chin-Ming HU, Ichitai MOTO, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200225442
    Abstract: An optical member driving mechanism is provided. The optical member driving mechanism includes a movable portion and a fixed portion. The movable portion includes a holder for holding an optical member with an optical axis. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The fixed portion has a housing and a base. The housing is disposed on the base, and includes a top surface and a side surface. The top surface extends in a direction that is parallel to the optical axis. The side surface extends from an edge of the top surface in a direction that is not parallel to the optical axis. The side surface has a rectangular opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Chih-Wei WENG, Chao-Chang HU, Yueh-Lin LEE, Chen-Hsien FAN, Chien-Yu KAO, Chia-Ching HSU, Sung-Mao TSAI, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200213493
    Abstract: A calibration method of an optical system is provided, wherein the optical system includes a movable element that can move within an operation interval. The calibration method includes the step of establishing a relationship between the operation interval and an electrical signal coding sequence. The calibration method further includes the step of establishing a relationship between the operation interval and a sensing signal coding sequence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Yi-Chun CHENG, Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Chih-Wen CHIANG, Tsung-Tung LI, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200209515
    Abstract: An optical system is provided, including a fixed assembly, a plurality of movable members, and a plurality of driving assemblies respectively connected to the movable members. The movable members are connected to an optical element and movable relative to the fixed assembly. The driving assemblies respectively drive the movable members to move relative to the fixed assembly in different time intervals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Yi-Chun CHENG, Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Chih-Wen CHIANG, Tsung-Tung LI, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200209521
    Abstract: A reflective element driving module includes a first reflective element, a second reflective element, and a driving assembly. The first reflective element has a first reflective surface, disposed to correspond to the incident light, wherein the light has an optical axis. The second reflective element has a second reflective surface, disposed to correspond to the light reflected by the first reflective element, and is movable relative to the first reflective element. The driving assembly is configured to drive the second reflective element to move relative to the first reflective element, wherein the first reflective surface and the second reflective surface face different directions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Chih-Wen CHIANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200209514
    Abstract: An optical system is provided and it includes a first optical module and a second optical module. The first optical module includes a first connecting member for connecting a first optical element. The second optical module includes a second connecting member for connecting a second optical element. The first optical module and the second optical module are arranged in a first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Sung-Mao TSAI, Yi-Cheng HSIAO, Che-Hsiang CHIU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Patent number: 10684447
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an optical driving mechanism, including a frame body, a holding member, a plate coil and a magnet. The holding member is movably disposed in the frame body and configured to hold an optical element. The plate coil is disposed on the holding member. The magnet is disposed on the frame body and corresponds to the plate coil. The plate coil acts with the magnet to generate an electromagnetic force to drive the holding member and the optical element to move along an optical axis of the optical element relative to the frame body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan Wu, Kuo-Chun Kao, Nai-Wen Hsu, Shih-Ting Huang, Shao-Chung Chang, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Publication number: 20200166727
    Abstract: An optical driving mechanism is provided, configured to force an optical element, including a base, a movable portion, and a driving portion. The movable portion is disposed and connected to the base. The movable portion includes a holder configured to sustain the optical element, a magnetic element, and a fixing member. The magnetic element and the fixing member are affixed to the holder, wherein the fixing member has a permeable material. The driving portion is configured to force the movable portion to move relative to the base, wherein the driving portion includes a piezoelectric element and a support member connecting thereto. The piezoelectric element and the support member are disposed on the base and connected to the movable portion. The fixing member makes contact with the support member via a magnetic attraction force between the magnetic element and the fixing member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2020
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Ichitai MOTO, Chih-Wei WENG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200150381
    Abstract: An optical member driving module is provided, including a moving mechanism, a base, a suspension wire, and an electromagnetic driving mechanism for driving the moving mechanism to move relative to the base. The moving mechanism includes an optical member holder, and the base has a first surface, a second surface, and an opening. The second surface faces the optical member holder and is opposite to the first surface. The opening extends from the first surface to the second surface. The suspension wire extends through the opening, and the opposite ends of the suspension wire are respectively affixed to the first surface and the moving mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Cheng-Kai YU, Yi-Ho CHEN, Chao-Chang HU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Patent number: 10652443
    Abstract: An optical element driving module is provided, including: a casing; a base, including at least one protrusion extending toward the casing, and the protrusion has a side surface, wherein the casing is fixed on the base; a holder for holding an optical element having an optical axis; a driving assembly disposed in the casing for moving the holder relative to the casing and the base; and a plurality of gluing elements disposed between the side surface and the casing, wherein the side surface is parallel to the optical axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Shou-Jen Liu, Chia-Pin Hsu, Shang-Yu Hsu, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Patent number: 10641984
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for driving an optical element is provided, including a housing module, a hollow holder, and an electromagnetic driving assembly. The holder is movably disposed in the housing module for holding the optical element, wherein the holder has a sidewall portion forming a through hole. The electromagnetic driving assembly includes a first magnetic element and a second magnetic element, wherein the first magnetic element is disposed on the holder and exposed to an inner side of the holder via the through hole, and the second magnetic element is connected to the housing module and corresponds to the first magnetic element to move the holder relative to the housing module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan Wu, Shih-Ting Huang, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Patent number: 10634929
    Abstract: A lens driving module is provided, configured to drive an optical element, including a holder, a circuit board assembly, a base module, and a magnetic element. The optical element is disposed in the holder, and the circuit board assembly has a driving coil. The base module has a metal substrate, an insulating layer, a circuit layer electrically connected with the driving coil, and a protective layer. The metal substrate has a bent portion where an opening is formed on. A wire of the circuit layer extends across the opening and forms a bridging portion. The protective layer has a protruding portion extending over the opening and covers the bridging portion. The magnetic element is coupled to the driving coil, and the two are configured to drive the optical element to move relative to the base module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Yi-Liang Chan, Fu-Yuan Wu, Chin-Ming Hu, Ichitai Moto, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Publication number: 20200116972
    Abstract: An optical system includes a base, a first lens driving module, and a second lens driving module. The first lens driving module includes a first lens holder, a first magnet, and a first coil. The first lens holder is configured to hold a first optical element. The first coil corresponding to the first magnet is configured to drive the first lens holder to move relative to the base. The second lens driving module includes a second lens holder, a second magnet, and a second coil. The second lens holder is configured to hold a second optical element. The second coil corresponding to the second magnet is configured to drive the second lens holder to move relative to the base. The first magnet is disposed between the first and second lens holders, and no other magnet is disposed between the first and second lens holders except the first magnet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Kuo-Chun KAO, Nai-Wen HSU, Shih-Ting HUANG, Shao-Chung CHANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200110239
    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 includes a bottom. The movable part moves relative to the fixed part and holds an optical element with an optical axis. The driving assembly drives the movable part to move relative to the fixed part. The bottom includes a base and an embedded assembly. A portion of the embedded assembly is embedded in the base. The embedded assembly includes a circuit member and a strengthening frame with a plate structure. The strengthening frame includes a perforation. The optical axis passes through the perforation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Inventors: Chin-Ming HU, Sheng-Zong CHEN, Shou-Jen LIU, Yung-Ping YANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Patent number: 10585261
    Abstract: An optical driving mechanism is provided, configured to force an optical element, including a base, a movable portion, and a driving portion. The movable portion is disposed and connected to the base. The movable portion includes a holder configured to sustain the optical element, a magnetic element, and a fixing member. The magnetic element and the fixing member are affixed to the holder, wherein the fixing member has a permeable material. The driving portion is configured to force the movable portion to move relative to the base, wherein the driving portion includes a piezoelectric element and a support member connecting thereto. The piezoelectric element and the support member are disposed on the base and connected to the movable portion. The fixing member makes contact with the support member via a magnetic attraction force between the magnetic element and the fixing member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Ichitai Moto, Chih-Wei Weng, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Publication number: 20200064124
    Abstract: A modeling system is provided, including a light-emitting source, a chromatic aberration member, and a receiving module. The light-emitting source can emit a mixed light, including a main light having a first wavelength and a sub-light having a second wavelength. The main light and the sub-light are emitted along an emission path and toward an object, and they are reflected by the object after reaching it. The chromatic aberration member is disposed on the emission path. The receiving module includes a main body, a receiving member, a space filtering member, and a first driving assembly. The receiving member is disposed on the main body. After being reflected, the main light and the sub-light move along a reflecting path and reach the receiving member. The space filtering member is disposed on the reflecting path. The first driving assembly can drive the space filtering member to move.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Chih-Wei WENG, Chao-Chang HU, Mao-Kuo HSU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Patent number: 10571650
    Abstract: An optical member driving module is provided, including a moving mechanism, a base, a suspension wire, and an electromagnetic driving mechanism for driving the moving mechanism to move relative to the base. The moving mechanism includes an optical member holder, and the base has a first surface, a second surface, and an opening. The second surface faces the optical member holder and is opposite to the first surface. The opening extends from the first surface to the second surface. The suspension wire extends through the opening, and the opposite ends of the suspension wire are respectively affixed to the first surface and the moving mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Cheng-Kai Yu, Yi-Ho Chen, Chao-Chang Hu, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Publication number: 20200041756
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a movable part and a fixed part. The movable part holds an optical element with an optical axis and moves relative to the fixed part. The fixed part includes a bottom unit, which is integrally formed. The bottom unit includes a base member, a circuit member, and a driving coil assembly. The driving coil assembly is electrically connected to the circuit member. The circuit member and the driving coil assembly are located at the base member. The driving coil assembly includes a connection wire, a plurality of first driving coils, and a plurality of second driving coils. The first driving coils are connected via the connection wire. The second driving coils are located between the first driving coils and the circuit member. When viewed along a direction that is perpendicular to the optical axis, the second driving coils partially overlap the connection wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun KAO, Meng-Ting LIN, Wei-Han HSIA, Sin-Jhong SONG