Patents by Inventor Song Chong

Song Chong 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: 20230002885
    Abstract: Physical vapor deposition methods for reducing the particulates deposited on the substrate are disclosed. The pressure during sputtering can be increased to cause agglomeration of the particulates formed in the plasma. The agglomerated particulates can be moved to an outer portion of the process chamber prior to extinguishing the plasma so that the agglomerates fall harmlessly outside of the diameter of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicant: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Halbert Chong, Lei Zhou, Adolph Miller Allen, Vaibhav Soni, Kishor Kalathiparambil, Vanessa Faune, Song-Moon Suh
  • Patent number: 11473189
    Abstract: Physical vapor deposition methods for reducing the particulates deposited on the substrate are disclosed. The pressure during sputtering can be increased to cause agglomeration of the particulates formed in the plasma. The agglomerated particulates can be moved to an outer portion of the process chamber prior to extinguishing the plasma so that the agglomerates fall harmlessly outside of the diameter of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Halbert Chong, Lei Zhou, Adolph Miller Allen, Vaibhav Soni, Kishor Kalathiparambil, Vanessa Faune, Song-Moon Suh
  • Publication number: 20220212190
    Abstract: The technology described herein generally relates to microfluidic cartridges. The technology more particularly relates to a compressible pad applied to a microfluidic cartridge, wherein the microfluidic cartridge is configured to amplify nucleotides of interest, particularly from several biological samples in parallel, within microfluidic channels in the cartridge and permit detection of those nucleotides. Compressible pads of the present technology can be implemented in microfluidic cartridges having enhanced reaction chamber volumes, resulting in improved thermal uniformity and amplification efficiency in the cartridge. Assays using microfluidic cartridges of the present technology advantageously exhibit improved limit of detection (LOD) and improved limit of quantification (LOQ).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2022
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Inventors: Rohini Rao, Joshua Keller, Song Chong, Thomas Dawidczyk, Karen L. Lenz, Joel Daniel Krayer, Edward Carrese
  • Publication number: 20220205915
    Abstract: A biological analysis system can include an excitation module and an emission module. The excitation module can include a collimator element for receiving excitation light from the excitation light source and transmitting collimated excitation light in a first direction, and a plurality of excitation mirrors arrayed along the excitation light path, each excitation mirror disposed at an acute angle relative to the first direction and configured to reflect collimated excitation light along a second direction. The emission module can be positioned to receive excitation light transmitted along the second direction and can include a sample block comprising a plurality of sample receptacles positioned to receive a beam of collimated excitation light, and a plurality of photodetectors configured to receive emission light transmitted from a respective sample receptacle in a direction transverse to the second direction of the excitation light path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2022
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Ming Song CHEN, Chee Woei CHONG, Wuh Ken LOH, WERN YUH FOO, Kuan Moon BOO, Norbert LECLERC, Kristina UHLENDORF, Reiner KOELLNER, Torsten FUCHS, Stefan BREITFELDER
  • Patent number: 10980041
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for scheduling traffic in a wireless communication system. A method for a base station operating in a wireless communication system according to an embodiment of the present disclosure comprises the steps of: receiving feedback information from a plurality of terminals; and scheduling the plurality of terminals based on the feedback information, wherein the step of scheduling the plurality of terminals includes a step of scheduling so as to reduce throughput of terminals in a first group of the plurality of terminals that are in an overload state, and to satisfy delay-based quality of service (QoS) of terminals in a second group of the plurality of terminals that are in under-load state. As a result, the total utility of all the terminals can be maximized, a delay-based QoS with respect to all the terminals can be achieved on average, and a minimum data rate-based QoS can be achieved on average.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignees: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jaeyun Ko, Song Chong, Joseph Jeon, Okyoung Choi
  • Publication number: 20210105793
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for scheduling traffic in a wireless communication system. A method for a base station operating in a wireless communication system according to an embodiment of the present disclosure comprises the steps of: receiving feedback information from a plurality of terminals; and scheduling the plurality of terminals based on the feedback information, wherein the step of scheduling the plurality of terminals includes a step of scheduling so as to reduce throughput of terminals in a first group of the plurality of terminals that are in an overload state, and to satisfy delay-based quality of service (QoS) of terminals in a second group of the plurality of terminals that are in under-load state. As a result, the total utility of all the terminals can be maximized, a delay-based QoS with respect to all the terminals can be achieved on average, and a minimum data rate-based QoS can be achieved on average.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Jaeyun KO, Song CHONG, Joseph JEON, Okyoung CHOI
  • Patent number: 10645718
    Abstract: A method for scheduling by a base station is provided. The method includes updating a first time that is required to complete ongoing data transmission with respect to terminals to which the base station is transmitting the data for a predetermined period, updating a second time that is delayed from a scheduled data transmission completion time with respect to the terminals whenever the data transmission is completed, determining priority values on the basis of the updated first time and the updated second time with respect to the terminals for the predetermined period, and performing the scheduling of the resources with respect to one or more of the terminals on the basis of the determined priority values for the predetermined period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yohan Kim, Song Chong, Eunyong Kim, Joseph Jeon, Okyoung Choi, Changsik Lee
  • Patent number: 10356799
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for effectively determining a terminal which will transmit or receive packets in a packet-based wireless network are provided. The scheduling method of a base station of a wireless communication system includes determining a first status variable for an increment of whole network utility to data amount allocated to at least one terminal and a second status variable for an increment of the whole network utility to a scheduling chance allocated to the terminal, determining a scheduling metric based on the first and second status variables, and scheduling the at least one terminal based on the scheduling metric.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignees: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Yohan Kim, Song Chong, Eunyong Kim, Joseph Jeon, Okyoung Choi, Changsik Lee
  • Patent number: 10111137
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for a base station to manage resources in order to perform beamforming in a wireless access system, the method being characterized by comprising the steps of: receiving cluster information from a cluster head; and determining, on the basis of the received cluster information, terminals to be scheduled in a cluster including the cluster head, wherein the cluster information comprises location and channel gain information for the terminals belonging to the cluster including the cluster head.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignees: LG ELECTRONICS INC., INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION, YONSEI UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jaewon Lim, Jeonghoon Mo, Jihwan Kim, Jeongho Kwak, Byounghoon Kim, Song Chong
  • Patent number: 10075854
    Abstract: Some embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method for managing access points in a Wi-Fi network by using a centralized controller. In some embodiments of the present disclosure, a Wi-Fi access point management method is provided for minimizing interference between Wi-Fi access points in a Wi-Fi network environment, and for reducing excessive power consumption by using a centralized controller to adapt to network conditions, meeting requirements including users' traffic demands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: Korea Advanced Institute Of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Song Chong, Jin Woo Shin, Ki Min Lee
  • Patent number: 9986486
    Abstract: A data transmission method of a terminal device according to an embodiment of the present invention may comprise the steps of: identifying a probability density function for battery consumption by time by accumulating information on a user's battery consumption pattern; identifying information on next charging time (T); identifying the battery depletion probability using the probability density function and the next charging time (T); and transmitting data if the battery depletion probability is less than a predetermined threshold value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignees: LG ELECTRONICS INC., INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Yunjung Yi, Okyoung Choi, Song Chong, Jeongho Kwak, Joonkui Ahn, Byunghoon Kim
  • Publication number: 20180129930
    Abstract: Disclosed is a learning method based on a stochastic-based deep learning model having a non-consecutive stochastic neural. The learning method includes configuring a non-consecutive stochastic feedforward neural network (NCSFNN) having non-consecutive stochastic neuron as a leaning model including a plurality of hidden layers; and allowing the NCSFNN to learn.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Jinwoo Shin, Song Chong, Kimin Lee
  • Patent number: 9883523
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. More specifically, the present invention relates to a method for scheduling a terminal in a wireless communication system permitting overlapping between base station clusters, and an apparatus therefor, the method comprising the steps of: grouping a plurality of terminals into a plurality of groups satisfying predetermined conditions; and selecting one more terminals for scheduling by means of a group-based greedy algorithm for each of the plurality of groups, wherein, in the group-based greedy algorithm, a check is skipped for whether the total number of base station antennas corresponding to each group is equal to or greater than the number of terminals selected from each group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignees: LG ELECTRONICS INC., KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Hyunsoo Ko, Changsik Lee, Jihwan Kim, Jaehoon Chung, Song Chong
  • Patent number: 9705774
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a communication terminal and a control method thereof, and the communication terminal according to the present invention comprises: a radio frequency (RF) unit for receiving and/or transmitting data; and a control unit for controlling the data received and/or transmitted through the RF unit, wherein the control unit can select an application processed through the terminal, control a processing speed of the terminal, determine the network through which the data is transmitted, and determine a combination of a data rate and transmission power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignees: LG ELECTRONICS INC., INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION, YONSEI UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yunjung Yi, Jeongho Kwak, Okyoung Choi, Song Chong, Byounghoon Kim
  • Patent number: 9609563
    Abstract: An apparatus and a method for reserved transmission of non-real-time content in a heterogeneous network environment are disclosed. According to the present disclosure, a method for performing reserved transmission of non-real-time content in a heterogeneous network environment comprises receiving a transmission reservation option from either a mobile terminal user or a server, collecting information on networks accessible by the mobile terminal and data transmission rate on a regular basis, performing scheduling of whether to transmit data over a currently accessible network, based on the received transmission reservation option and the collected information on the accessible networks and the data transmission rate, and repeating data transmission according to the scheduling until transmission of the content is completed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: Korea Advanced Institute Of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Song Chong, Yung Yi, Kyoung-soo Park, Joo-hyun Lee
  • Publication number: 20170086203
    Abstract: Some embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method for managing access points in a Wi-Fi network by using a centralized controller. In some embodiments of the present disclosure, a Wi-Fi access point management method is provided for minimizing interference between Wi-Fi access points in a Wi-Fi network environment, and for reducing excessive power consumption by using a centralized controller to adapt to network conditions, meeting requirements including users' traffic demands.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Applicant: Korea Advanced Institute Of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Song CHONG, Jin Woo SHIN, Ki Min LEE
  • Patent number: 9585157
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method in which an upper layer entity allocates resources to a plurality of access points (APs) in a wireless access system, including the plurality of APs and the upper layer entity for managing the plurality of APs, the method comprising the step of: sensing a change in minimum guaranteed resource amount allocated to each of the APs; acquiring, from each of the APs, AP-level topology information according to a degree of interference with adjacent APs and AP weight information given to each AP by a service provider; determining a minimum guaranteed resource amount for each of the APs based on the acquired AP-level topology information and AP weight information; and transmitting the determined minimum guaranteed resource amount to each of the APs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignees: LG ELECTRONICS INC., Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation Yonsei University
    Inventors: Ji Hwan Kim, Byoung Hoon Kim, Jeonghoon Mo, Jeong Ho Kwak, Jae Won Lim, Song Chong
  • Publication number: 20160353464
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for effectively determining a terminal which will transmit or receive packets in a packet-based wireless network are provided. The scheduling method of a base station of a wireless communication system includes determining a first status variable for an increment of whole network utility to data amount allocated to at least one terminal and a second status variable for an increment of the whole network utility to a scheduling chance allocated to the terminal, determining a scheduling metric based on the first and second status variables, and scheduling the at least one terminal based on the scheduling metric.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Applicant: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Yohan KIM, Song CHONG, Eunyong KIM, Joseph ` JEON, Okyoung CHOI, Changsik LEE
  • Publication number: 20160353469
    Abstract: A method for scheduling by a base station is provided. The method includes updating a first time that is required to complete ongoing data transmission with respect to terminals to which the base station is transmitting the data for a predetermined period, updating a second time that is delayed from a scheduled data transmission completion time with respect to the terminals whenever the data transmission is completed, determining priority values on the basis of the updated first time and the updated second time with respect to the terminals for the predetermined period, and performing the scheduling of the resources with respect to one or more of the terminals on the basis of the determined priority values for the predetermined period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2016
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Applicant: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Yohan KIM, Song CHONG, Eunyong KIM, Joseph JEON, Okyoung CHOI, Changsik LEE
  • Publication number: 20160309390
    Abstract: A data transmission method of a terminal device according to an embodiment of the present invention may comprise the steps of: identifying a probability density function for battery consumption by time by accumulating information on a user's battery consumption pattern; identifying information on next charging time (T); identifying the battery depletion probability using the probability density function and the next charging time (T); and transmitting data if the battery depletion probability is less than a predetermined threshold value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Inventors: Yunjung YI, Okyoung CHOI, Song CHONG, Jeongho KWAK, Joonkui AHN, Byunghoon KIM