Patents by Inventor Soon Ik Jeon

Soon Ik Jeon 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: 20190111275
    Abstract: Provided is a device for microwave hyperthermia that may attach a flexible patch on the skin of a user based on a cross-section of a body tissue of the user, for example, a joint and muscle of a leg and an arm and may emit microwaves towards a plurality of points of the body tissue through the patch. The microwaves emitted toward the body tissue may have the same phase and maximum power. Accordingly, a maximum heat generation point may be generated in an area adjacent to the plurality of points. The device for microwave hyperthermia may move the maximum heat generation point by sequentially changing a phase and a direction of each of the microwaves. The device for microwave hyperthermia may uniformly distribute and maintain heat for treating pain and/or infection over the entire cross-section or a partial area. The device for microwave hyperthermia may be portable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTIT UTE
    Inventors: Soon Ik JEON, Jang Yeol KIM, Bo Ra KIM, Seong-Ho SON, Kwang Jae LEE
  • Publication number: 20180264281
    Abstract: Disclosed is a microwave output method and apparatus for thermotherapy. The microwave output method may include performing a forward analysis using a mapping model corresponding to a target point of an object, performing a reverse analysis based on forward analysis data for the forward analysis, and outputting a signal to the target point from each of a plurality of antennas based on reverse analysis data for the reverse analysis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jang Yeol KIM, Seong-Ho SON, Soon Ik JEON, Bo Ra KIM, Kwang Jae LEE
  • Publication number: 20180250522
    Abstract: Disclosed is a transceiver of outputting a microwave signal and a therapy system including the transceiver, the transceiver including a signal attenuator to control an intensity of a microwave signal based on corrected information, a phase shifter to control a phase of the microwave signal based on the corrected information, a signal switch to control a turning-on/off of the microwave signal based on on/off information, a power amplifier to amplify the microwave signal, a detector to calculate a difference between the microwave signal and a result of the amplifying, and a self-monitoring controller to generate the corrected information based on the difference, phase information, and intensity information, output the corrected information to the signal attenuator and the phase shifter, generate the on/off information, and output the on/off information to the signal switch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Soon Ik JEON, Jang Yeol KIM, Bo Ra KIM, Seong-Ho SON, Kwang Jae LEE
  • Patent number: 10037616
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus for reconstructing an image using a microwave. The apparatus includes: a microwave measurement unit configured to obtain a microwave measurement value for a microwave measurement object; and an image reconstruction unit configured to perform an image reconstruction by using the microwave measurement value and shape boundary information of the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Bo Ra Kim, Seong Ho Son, Simonov Nikolai, Soon Ik Jeon
  • Patent number: 9678124
    Abstract: A phase measurement method in a microwave tomography system may include transmitting a first Tx frequency signal, receiving a signal corresponding to the first Tx frequency signal, and measuring a first phase value; transmitting a second Tx frequency signal separated by a predetermined discrete frequency from the first Tx frequency signal, receiving a signal corresponding to the second Tx frequency signal, and measuring a second phase value; calculating a first phase difference based on a difference between the first and second phase values; calculating a second phase difference based on the discrete frequency; and determining an unwrapped phase value through comparison between the first and second phase differences.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Hyuk-Je Kim, Jong-Moon Lee, Seong-Ho Son, Soon-Ik Jeon, Hyung-Do Choi
  • Publication number: 20170155195
    Abstract: A coaxial resonance coil having a toroidal shape for wireless power transmission is provided. The coaxial resonance coil may include a central conductive wire used as a power feeding loop for indirectly feeding power to a resonance coil, and an outer conductive wire used as a resonance coil which is wound a plurality of turns in a toroidal shape around the central conductive wire as an axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Publication date: June 1, 2017
    Inventors: Je Hoon YUN, Seong Min KIM, Jung Ick MOON, Duk Ju AHN, Soon Ik JEON, In Kui CHO
  • Publication number: 20170140559
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus for reconstructing an image using a microwave. The apparatus includes: a microwave measurement unit configured to obtain a microwave measurement value for a microwave measurement object; and an image reconstruction unit configured to perform an image reconstruction by using the microwave measurement value and shape boundary information of the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2016
    Publication date: May 18, 2017
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Bo Ra KIM, Seong Ho SON, Simonov NIKOLAI, Soon Ik JEON
  • Publication number: 20170007150
    Abstract: According to the exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a microwave tomography apparatus is an apparatus which measures microwave tomograph of a subject which is inserted into a medium container including: a plurality of antennas which is located in the medium container and transmits and receives an electromagnetic wave; a plurality of transceivers which, when a radio wave signal transmitted from one of the plurality of antennas is simultaneously received by the remaining antennas of the plurality of antennas, measures intensity and phase information of the radio wave signal received from the remaining antennas; and a controller which generates an image using the values measured by the plurality of transceivers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2016
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Soon Ik JEON, Bo Ra KIM, Jang Yeol KIM, Hyuk Je KIM, Seong Ho SON, Kwang Jae LEE, Jong Moon LEE, Hyung Do CHOI
  • Patent number: 9519054
    Abstract: A method for reconstructing a dielectric image using electromagnetic waves, comprising: acquiring a measurement value of the electromagnetic waves; generating a matching system matrixes between the meshes; generating a smoothed dyadic Green's function matrix; generating an electromagnetic wave calculation value; calculating a misfit error between the acquired electromagnetic wave measurement value and the generated electromagnetic wave calculation value, and checking whether a change of the calculated misfit error satisfies a predetermined optimization determination condition; updating dielectric parameters at the meshes; and outputting a reconstructed dielectric image in the image reconstruction region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Bo Ra Kim, Nikolai Simonov, Seong-Ho Son, Soon Ik Jeon, Hyuk Je Kim, Jong Moon Lee, Hyung Do Choi
  • Publication number: 20160349771
    Abstract: Disclosed is an apparatus and a method for efficiently controlling a temperature, which are capable of minimizing a temperature deviation and decreasing a temperature control time by simultaneously controlling temperatures of matching material used in a microwave imaging system in a main water tank and an auxiliary water tank, and preventing an amplitude and phase information of the microwaves obtained by the microwave imaging system from deteriorating over a lapse of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2016
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jang Yeol KIM, Hyuk Je KIM, Seong Ho SON, Kwang Jae LEE, Jong Moon LEE, Soon Ik JEON
  • Publication number: 20160287086
    Abstract: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention discloses a microwave signal processing method and apparatus which precisely focus a microwave onto a specific part of a biological tissue and rapidly images a temperature distribution in the biological tissue generated thereby.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2016
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Inventors: Seong Ho SON, Jong Hwa KWON, Soon Ik JEON, Hyung Do CHOI
  • Publication number: 20160266051
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus and method for calibrating acquired scattering data in a three-dimensional (3D) microwave imaging system. A scattering data calibrating method may include acquiring microwave scattering data for each height of a tank containing a target using a microwave transceiving sensor; and calibrating the microwave scattering data based on a variation between a plurality of sets of microwave scattering data. A height of the tank at which the microwave scattering data is to be acquired may be determined based on a height of the microwave transceiving sensor is located in the tank.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2015
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Inventors: Kwang Jae LEE, Jang Yeol KIM, Laxmikant MINZ, Seong Ho SON, Simonov NIKOLAI, Soon Ik JEON
  • Publication number: 20160262652
    Abstract: Provided is an electromagnetic wave sensor including a thin metal plating layer to prevent an inflow of a fluid into the electromagnetic wave sensor and a method of generating the electromagnetic wave sensor, in which the electromagnetic wave sensor includes a waveguide including a conductor to sense an electromagnetic wave, a ceramic layer accommodated in the waveguide and including a dielectric to reduce a dielectric loss of the electromagnetic wave, and the thin metal plating layer disposed between the waveguide and the ceramic layer to prevent the inflow of the fluid into the electromagnetic wave sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Inventors: Kwang Jae LEE, Jang Yeol KIM, Soon Ik JEON
  • Publication number: 20160249036
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus and method for generating a three-dimensional (3D) shape of an object immersed in a liquid, in which the method may include receiving an image captured by photographing a section contour of the object immersed in a matching solution, generating a 3D shape of the object using the image, wherein the section contour may be formed according to a line laser emitted toward a surface of the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Publication date: August 25, 2016
    Inventors: Seong Ho SON, Bo Ra KIM, Soon Ik JEON
  • Patent number: 9282913
    Abstract: An apparatus for self-examining whether a breast tissue is abnormal includes an examination checker configured to transmit a microwave to one side of an examinee's breast, receive the microwave that has passed through the breast and calculate a value in the microwave reception of the received microwave. Further, the apparatus includes a self-examination device configured to analyze the value in the microwave reception received from the examination checker and examines whether the breast is abnormal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Soon Ik Jeon, Hyung Do Choi
  • Patent number: 9247893
    Abstract: A sensor includes a tank filled with a matching medium, a metal body configured to surround an image object received in the tank, and a plurality of apertures disposed at constant intervals inside the metal body, wherein when any one of the plurality of apertures radiates microwaves to the image object, remaining apertures receive scattering microwaves from the image object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Kwang Jae Lee, Soon Ik Jeon, Jong Moon Lee, Jang Yeol Kim
  • Patent number: 9207191
    Abstract: An apparatus and method of controlling a temperature of a matching material used in an apparatus for generating a tomographic image is disclosed. The method includes measuring a temperature of a matching material in which an object is immersed in an apparatus for measuring a shape of an object, setting a set temperature at which an amplitude and a phase of an electromagnetic wave that passes through the matching material are maintained, based on the measured temperature of the matching material, and controlling the temperature of the matching material to be higher than the set temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jang Yeol Kim, Jong Moon Lee, Hyuk Je Kim, Seong Ho Son, Soon Ik Jeon
  • Publication number: 20150238113
    Abstract: Disclosed is an apparatus for breast cancer detection using a microwave, which decomposes a microwave signal measured on the circumference of a breast for each of a plurality of frequency components and detects a breast cancer based on the microwave signals decomposed for each of the plurality of frequency components to increase accuracy of diagnosis of the breast cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Publication date: August 27, 2015
    Inventors: Seong Ho SON, Nikolai SIMONOV, Soon Ik JEON, Hyung Do CHOI
  • Patent number: 9093753
    Abstract: An artificial magnetic conductor includes a conductor layer, a ground layer, and a via. The conductor layer is formed in a first direction and includes a plurality of grid cells. The ground layer is formed in a second direction that is opposite to the first direction and generates a lower frequency than that of an artificial magnetic conductor including a plurality of grid cells having the same size as that of the plurality of grid cells of the conductor layer and a conductor plate having a form that is not modified. The via is formed between the conductor layer and the ground layer to electrically connect the conductor layer and the ground layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION, YONSEI UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Young Bae Jung, Soon Young Eom, Soon Ik Jeon, Young Joong Yoon, Jihwan Ahn, Ji Hwan Yoon
  • Publication number: 20150168315
    Abstract: An apparatus and method of controlling a temperature of a matching material used in an apparatus for generating a tomographic image is disclosed. The method includes measuring a temperature of a matching material in which an object is immersed in an apparatus for measuring a shape of an object, setting a set temperature at which an amplitude and a phase of an electromagnetic wave that passes through the matching material are maintained, based on the measured temperature of the matching material, and controlling the temperature of the matching material to be higher than the set temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Inventors: Jang Yeol KIM, Jong Moon LEE, Hyuk Je KIM, Seong Ho SON, Soon Ik JEON