Patents by Inventor Te-Ming Chen

Te-Ming Chen 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: 10790205
    Abstract: A method includes: forming overlay structures at scribe lines of a wafer, each side of a die region of the wafer is disposed with at least one of the overlay structures, each of the overlay structures comprises at least one feature and at least one recess disposed above the feature, the feature and the recess are respectively disposed at a first and second layers of the wafer, the recess exposes a portion of the feature vertically aligned with the recess; acquiring an image of the overlay structures; measuring a first dimension and a second dimension of a first portion and a second portion of the recess, respectively; determining an overlay between the first and second layers of an edge region of the wafer based on an average of differences between the first and second dimensions; and modifying a subsequent lithography step to compensate for the overlay.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Feng-Pin Chen, Te-Chia Ku, Chien-Kwen Chen, Chi-Chang Wu, Cheng-Ming Ho
  • Patent number: 10741513
    Abstract: External electrical connectors and methods of forming such external electrical connectors are discussed. A method includes forming an external electrical connector structure on a substrate. The forming the external electrical connector structure includes plating a pillar on the substrate at a first agitation level affected at the substrate in a first solution. The method further includes plating solder on the external electrical connector structure at a second agitation level affected at the substrate in a second solution. The second agitation level affected at the substrate is greater than the first agitation level affected at the substrate. The plating the solder further forms a shell on a sidewall of the external electrical connector structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Meng-Fu Shih, Chun-Yen Lo, Cheng-Lin Huang, Wen-Ming Chen, Chien-Ming Huang, Yuan-Fu Liu, Yung-Chiuan Cheng, Wei-Chih Huang, Chen-Hsun Liu, Chien-Pin Chan, Yu-Nu Hsu, Chi-Hung Lin, Te-Hsun Pang, Chin-Yu Ku
  • Patent number: 10740122
    Abstract: A system module applied to the machine controller for simulating a machine operation screen based on a non-invasive data-extraction system, is disclosed. An image capture device of the system module can receive an original operation screen outputted from the machine controller, and transmit the original operation screen to the non-invasive data-extraction system and a high-speed image process unit for extraction of the information shown on the operation screen. The software control system can extract the operational information of the machine controller in real time, to create a machine operation flow for generating a simulated machine operation screen which is then outputted to a screen of the machine controller. As a result, the site working staff can be provided with operational information associated with the machine in real time, for example, the operational information includes currently executed operation screen, position of mouse cursor and pop-up window detection result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Adlink Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Chua-Hong Ng, Chao-Tung Yang, Wei-Hung Chen, Tsan-Ming Yu, Shih-Hsun Lin, Yang-Chung Tseng, Chih-Fu Hsu, Chien-Hsun Tu, Ren-Yu Wu, Chieh-Yuan Lo, Chih-Kai Shiao, Hsiao-Ling Chang, Te-Cheng Tseng, Chun-Liang Chen
  • Patent number: 10732738
    Abstract: A system module of customizing a screen image based on a non-invasive data-extraction system, and a method thereof are disclosed. The system module is applicable to a machine controller controlling a machine, and sensors are disposed around the machine. In the system module, an image capture device receives an image of an original screen from the machine controller, and transmits the image to the non-invasive data-extraction system for extracting information, and a software control system integrates data measured by the sensors with the information, and combined the integration result with a customized screen image, and an extra control component is embedded in an original operation screen of the machine controller. The customized screen image is shown on the machine controller to display information by more visual manner. Furthermore, the signal receiving device and an HID simulation device can be used to provide a basic function of a KVM switch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Adlink Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Chua-Hong Ng, Chao-Tung Yang, Wei-Hung Chen, Tsan-Ming Yu, Shih-Hsun Lin, Yang-Chung Tseng, Chih-Fu Hsu, Chien-Hsun Tu, Te-Cheng Chiu, Yi-Wei Lin, Jen-Chi Hsu
  • Patent number: 10736168
    Abstract: A communication device for handling a User Plane Evolved Packet System (EPS) Optimization procedure comprises a storage unit for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage unit. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage unit. The instructions a RRC layer of the communication device receiving system information from a cell of a network; the RRC layer informing an EPS mobility management (EMM) layer of the communication device that a User Plane EPS Optimization functionality (e.g., a resume/suspend functionality) is allowed in the cell, when the system information indicates that the User Plane EPS Optimization functionality is allowed; and the RRC layer informing the EMM layer that the User Plane EPS Optimization functionality is not allowed in the cell, when the system information indicates that the User Plane EPS Optimization functionality is not allowed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Chih-Hsiang Wu, Te-Ming Chen
  • Publication number: 20200225793
    Abstract: A touch display panel is provided, including a common electrode ring, a first and a second common electrode pattern, pixel structures, an edge common signal line, and common signal lines disposed on a substrate. The first and second common electrode patterns and the pixel structures are located in a region surrounded by the common electrode ring. The first common electrode pattern is spaced from the second common electrode pattern by a gap. The first and the second common electrode patterns respectively overlap some of the pixel structures. The edge common signal line is disposed on the substrate, traces along the gap, and extends toward the common electrode ring to be electrically connected to the common electrode ring. The first common electrode pattern overlaps and is electrically connected to one common signal line. The second common electrode pattern overlaps and is electrically connected to another common signal line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2019
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Te-Chun Huang, Wen-Yi Hsu, Zeng-De Chen, Pei-Ming Chen
  • Publication number: 20200184346
    Abstract: A dynamic prediction model establishment method, an electric device and a user interface are provided. The dynamic prediction model establishment method includes the following steps. An integration model is established by a processing device according to at least one auxiliary data set. The integration model is modified as a dynamic prediction model by the processing device according to a target data set. A sampling point recommendation information is provided by the processing device according to an error degree or an uncertainty degree between the at least one auxiliary data set and the target data set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Po-Yu HUANG, Sen-Chia CHANG, Te-Ming CHEN, Hong-Chi KU
  • Publication number: 20200105629
    Abstract: A method includes: forming overlay structures at scribe lines of a wafer, each side of a die region of the wafer is disposed with at least one of the overlay structures, each of the overlay structures comprises at least one feature and at least one recess disposed above the feature, the feature and the recess are respectively disposed at a first and second layers of the wafer, the recess exposes a portion of the feature vertically aligned with the recess; acquiring an image of the overlay structures; measuring a first dimension and a second dimension of a first portion and a second portion of the recess, respectively; determining an overlay between the first and second layers of an edge region of the wafer based on an average of differences between the first and second dimensions; and modifying a subsequent lithography step to compensate for the overlay.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Feng-Pin CHEN, Te-Chia KU, Chien-Kwen CHEN, Chi-Chang WU, Cheng-Ming HO
  • Publication number: 20200098591
    Abstract: The current disclosure describes techniques of protecting a metal interconnect structure from being damaged by subsequent chemical mechanical polishing processes used for forming other metal structures over the metal interconnect structure. The metal interconnect structure is receded to form a recess between the metal interconnect structure and the surrounding dielectric layer. A metal cap structure is formed within the recess. An upper portion of the dielectric layer is strained to include a tensile stress which expands the dielectric layer against the metal cap structure to reduce or eliminate a gap in the interface between the metal cap structure and the dielectric layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Yi-Sheng Lin, Chi-Jen Liu, Kei-Wei Chen, Liang-Guang Chen, Te-Ming Kung, William Weilun Hong, Chi-Hsiang Shen, Chia-Wei Ho, Chun-Wei Hsu, Yang-Chun Cheng
  • Patent number: 10579026
    Abstract: A prediction model building method for a processing machine is provided. While a workpiece is manufactured by the processing machine, a machine parameter set is generated. After the workpiece is manufactured, the workpiece is measured and a workpiece quality parameter set is generated. Then, a component status is determined according to the machine parameter set. Then, a workpiece quality prediction model in the component status is built according to the machine parameter set, the workpiece quality parameter set and the component status.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Chung-Wei Lin, Te-Ming Chen
  • Patent number: 10515725
    Abstract: A health assessment method and a health assessment device of a workpiece processing apparatus are disclosed. The health assessment method includes the following steps. Acquire a first sensing data related to the workpiece processing apparatus at an operation stage of the workpiece processing apparatus. Set the first sensing data as a substitution of a first transform model to acquire a virtual workpiece quality. Set the virtual workpiece quality as a substitution of a second transform model to acquire a first virtual apparatus health index.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Chung-Wei Lin, Te-Ming Chen, Chuang-Hua Chueh, Sen-Chia Chang
  • Patent number: 10461331
    Abstract: A lithium battery is provided and has a plurality of graphene oxide quantum dots, where the graphene oxide quantum dots have an average particle size between 2 nm and 9 nm. The graphene oxide quantum dots can improve electrical properties of the lithium battery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yen-Ming Chen, Te-Fu Yeh, Shih-Ting Hsu, Hsisheng Teng, Sheng-Shu Hou, Jeng-Shiung Jan
  • Patent number: 10401399
    Abstract: The present disclosure illustrates a low-power voltage detection circuit, including a threshold voltage detection circuit, a leakage detection circuit and a low-voltage detection circuit. By utilizing the above-mentioned threshold voltage detection circuit and leakage detection circuit, the voltage variations caused by leakage, temperature or process can be detected in the more efficient and power saving way.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: NUVOTON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Po-Sheng Chen, Te-Ming Tseng, Yeh-Tai Hung
  • Patent number: 10390296
    Abstract: A communication device for handling a cell selection procedure or a cell reselection procedure comprises a storage device and a processing circuit, coupled to the storage device. The storage device stores, and the processing circuit is configured to execute instructions of: measuring a plurality of power values corresponding to a plurality of beams of a cell; determining a first cell quality value according to an average of the plurality of power values; determining an offset value according to a number of the plurality of beams corresponding to the plurality of power values; determining a second cell quality value according to the first cell quality value and the offset value; and performing the cell selection procedure or the cell reselection procedure according to the second cell quality value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Te-Ming Chen
  • Publication number: 20190171776
    Abstract: A parameter optimization method includes: a parameter search is performed on an input parameter, an output response value and a target value through a plurality of optimization schemes to search for a plurality of candidate recommended parameters. Each optimization scheme is assigned to a weight value according to user historical decision information. At least one recommended parameter is selected from the candidate recommended parameters according to the weight values. An user interface is provided for a user to input a decision instruction. A new input parameter is selected from the at least one recommended parameter according to the decision instruction; the new input parameter is inputted into the target system; and a new output response value is evaluated whether meets a specification condition. The user historical decision information is updated based on the decision instruction to adjust the weight values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Po-Yu HUANG, Hong-Chi KU, Sen-Chia CHANG, Te-Ming CHEN, Pei-Yi LO
  • Publication number: 20190150216
    Abstract: A communication device for handling a cell selection procedure comprises the at least one storage device storing instructions of receiving system information from a first cell of a network, wherein the system information indicates at least one core network (CN) type supported by the first cell; performing a radio resource control (RRC) connection establishment procedure with the first cell, after receiving the system information; indicating a CN type of the at least one CN type to the network during the RRC connection establishment procedure; selecting a second cell of the network in a cell selection procedure, after performing the RRC connection establishment procedure; performing a RRC connection reestablishment procedure with the second cell, if the second cell supports the CN type; and entering an idle mode or transmitting a RRC connection request message to the network, if the second cell does not support the CN type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventor: Te-Ming Chen
  • Patent number: 10264611
    Abstract: A method of handling a RRC connection resume procedure between a first layer and a second layer of a communication device, the method comprises the first layer in a first idle mode with suspend indication transmit a first request message for resuming a RRC connection and at least one first identity parameter to the second layer, after receiving a suspend indication from the second layer; the second layer transmit the RRC connection resume request message to the network, after receiving the first request message from the first layer; the second layer receive a first RRC connection setup message from the network, after transmitting the RRC connection resume request message to the network; and the second layer transmit a first RRC connection setup complete message comprising the at least one first identify parameter to the network, after receiving the first RRC connection setup message from the network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Te-Ming Chen, Chih-Hsiang Wu
  • Patent number: 10257771
    Abstract: A communication device for handling system information comprises a storage unit for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage unit. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage unit. The instructions comprise receiving a radio resource control (RRC) connection release message from a network; and acquiring changed system information, after receiving the RRC connection release message and before initiating a RRC connection establishment procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Te-Ming Chen
  • Patent number: 10225879
    Abstract: A communication device for handling a user equipment (UE) access stratum (AS) context comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Te-Ming Chen
  • Patent number: D873834
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Ju-Hsien Weng, Tzu-Hsiang Chang, Te-Ho Chen, Hsing-Yi Kao, Chien-Yu Hsieh, Wei-Yi Li, Yi-Ming Chang, Lun-Yu Hung, Cheng-Yu Cheng