Patents by Inventor Wei Ling

Wei Ling 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: 11916017
    Abstract: An integrated circuit includes a plurality of horizontal conducting lines in a first connection layer, a plurality of gate-conductors below the first connection layer, a plurality of terminal-conductors below the first connection layer, and a via-connector directly connecting one of the horizontal conducting lines with one of the gate-conductors or with one of the terminal-conductors. The integrated circuit also includes a plurality of vertical conducting lines in a second connection layer above the first connection layer, and a plurality of pin-connectors for a circuit cell. A first pin-connector is directly connected between a first horizontal conducting line and a first vertical conducting line atop one of the gate-conductors. A second pin-connector is directly connected between a second horizontal conducting line and a second vertical conducting line atop a vertical boundary of the circuit cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Wei-Ling Chang, Chih-Liang Chen, Chia-Tien Wu, Guo-Huei Wu
  • Publication number: 20240063880
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present application are related to a method and apparatus for uplink transmission. An exemplary method of the present application includes: receiving a downlink control information (DCI) indicating a set of common transmission configuration indication (TCI) states for uplink transmission; and in response to the set of common TCI states being applicable for the uplink transmission, transmitting uplink transmission with repetition according to at least part of the set of common TCI states; or transmitting uplink transmission without repetition according to one of the set of common TCI states or an additional TCI state instead of the set of common TCI states.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2021
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Inventors: Wei Ling, Chenxi Zhu, Bingchao Liu, Yi Zhang, Lingling Xiao
  • Publication number: 20240063211
    Abstract: A power gating cell on an integrated circuit is provided. The power gating cell includes: a central area; a peripheral area surrounding the central area; a first active region located in the central area, the first active region having a first width in a first direction corresponding to at least four fin structures extending in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction; and a plurality of second active regions located in the peripheral area, each second active region having a second width in the first direction corresponding to at least one and no more than three fin structures extending in the second direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2023
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Inventors: Wei-Ling Chang, Jung-Chan Yang, Li-Chun Tien, Ting Yu Chen
  • Publication number: 20240064765
    Abstract: Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for DCI feedback. One method (400) includes transmitting (402) DCI to a user equipment. The DCI comprises a transmission configuration indicator field, and the transmission configuration indicator field signals at least one common beam for transmissions on at least one channel, at least one reference signal resource, or a combination thereof. The method (400) includes receiving (404) a hybrid automatic repeat request codebook from the user equipment. The hybrid automatic repeat request codebook comprises a DCI feedback bit indicating whether the user equipment successfully received the DCI.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2021
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Inventors: Chenxi Zhu, Bingchao Liu, Wei Ling, Yi Zhang, Lingling Xiao
  • Publication number: 20240063959
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for inter-cell multi-TRP operation are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving a configuration of different CORESETPoolIndex values for different CORESETs, wherein, CORESETPoolIndex=0 is associated with a PCID of a serving cell and the higher layer parameter CORESETPoolIndex=1 is associated with a PCID of a non-serving cell that is different from the PCID of the serving cell; and receiving a configuration of a SSB from the non-serving cell configured as a RS to the signal associated with CORESETPoolIndex=1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2021
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Applicant: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Bingchao Liu, Chenxi Zhu, Wei Ling, Yi Zhang, Lingling Xiao
  • Patent number: 11909480
    Abstract: Method and apparatus for reduction of the signaling/resource overhead caused by SRS transmission in UL are disclosed. One method of a UE for the reduction of the signaling/resource overhead caused by SRS transmission in UL includes performing precoding on UL transmission with a precoding matrix corresponding to a CRI, in the case of a frequency of UL and DL being in a same band and Tx/Rx beam correspondence, wherein, the CRI corresponding to the precoding matrix is determined according to a measurement on DL channel quality; and transmitting a report of the measurement on DL channel quality to a base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Chenxi Zhu, Bingchao Liu, Wei Ling, Yingying Li
  • Publication number: 20240057113
    Abstract: Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for transmission timing based on downlink control information. One method (600) includes transmitting (602) first downlink control information indicating a first transmission configuration indicator for a user equipment to receive a first physical downlink shared channel transmission. The method (600) includes transmitting (604) the first physical downlink shared channel transmission with the first transmission configuration indicator if a time between the first downlink control information and the first physical downlink shared channel transmission is greater than or equal to a first time. The method (600) includes transmitting (606) second physical downlink shared channel transmissions with the first transmission configuration indicator after a second time, wherein the second time is after a first acknowledgement corresponding to the first downlink control information has been received.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2021
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Chenxi Zhu, Bingchao Liu, Wei Ling, Yi Zhang, Lingling Xiao
  • Publication number: 20240051480
    Abstract: A control device for a motor vehicle. In the event of an interruption of an external voltage supply, limited functionality can continue to be maintained. For this purpose, it is provided to deactivate some functional modules of the control device in the event of an interruption of the external supply voltage and to use electrical energy stored in the deactivated functional modules for the voltage supply of further functional modules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2022
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Philipp Brechel, Adrian Haug, Christoph Senneka, Dieter Bruss, Martin Karle, Robert Schumann, Silke Bruening, Thomas Kroker, Wei Ling
  • Publication number: 20240057075
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a method and apparatus for multiple transmit-receive points (multi-TRP) transmission. According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, a method can include: receiving at least two configured grant (CG) configurations in a bandwidth part (BWP); receiving association information for associating the at least two CG configurations; and transmitting one or more repetitions of a transport block (TB) on one or more physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) transmission occasions from each CG configuration of the at least two CG configurations based on the association information. Embodiments of the present disclosure can support the TB transmitted toward multi-TRP according to the multiple CG configurations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2020
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Applicant: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Lingling Xiao, Bingchao Liu, Chenxi Zhu, Wei Ling, Yi Zhang
  • Patent number: 11902043
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method for automated operation of network devices within a home communication network includes detecting actuator actions for a plurality of actuators within the home communication network, each actuator of the plurality of actuators configured to change a state of at least one network device. The detected actuator actions are correlated with one or more sensor values from a plurality of sensors within the home communication network to generate configuration data. The configuration data includes a trigger graph with one or more trigger conditions and an action graph corresponding to the trigger graph. The action graph indicates one or more actuator actions associated with at least one actuator of the plurality of actuators. Upon detecting a trigger condition of the one or more trigger conditions, the at least one actuator of the plurality of actuators is triggered to perform the one or more actions indicated by the action graph.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Norbert Egi, Wei Ling
  • Publication number: 20240030372
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate, a plurality of electrical connection groups, a plurality of light-emitting elements, a light-transmitting plate, and an adhesive layer. The electrical connection groups may be formed in the substrate. The light-emitting elements may be disposed on the substrate. Each of the light-emitting elements may be electrically connected to the corresponding electrical connection group. The light-transmitting plate may cover the light-emitting elements. The adhesive layer may be formed between the light-transmitting plate and each of the light-emitting elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2023
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Inventors: Yuan-Ju CHENG, Wei-Ling HUA, Yu-Hsien WU
  • Publication number: 20240023132
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus of enhanced counting schemes for candidates of enhanced PDCCH are disclosed. The method includes: counting, by a processor, candidates of PDCCH that are to be transmitted with a plurality of transmissions, based on a candidate counting scheme, wherein the candidates are linked with one another for transmissions of the PDCCH; generating, by the processor, configuration signaling of one or more search space sets for monitoring transmissions of the PDCCH; and transmitting, by a transmitter, the configuration signaling and the candidates of the PDCCH.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Publication date: January 18, 2024
    Applicant: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Yi Zhang, Chenxi Zhu, Bingchao Liu, Wei Ling
  • Publication number: 20240015525
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods for an uplink signal transmission. One embodiment of the subject application provides a method performed by a UE, including determining a spatial relation for a Physical Uplink Shared Channel transmission scheduled by Downlink Control Information format 0_0 in response to that a Physical Uplink Control Channel resource with the lowest Identification among at least one PUCCH resource configured in an active uplink bandwidth part of a serving cell is activated with at least two spatial relations, and performing the PUSCH transmission at least according to the spatial relation with a transmission power calculated based on a pathloss reference signal. Related apparatuses are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Lingling Xiao, Bingchao Liu, Chenxi Zhu, Wei Ling, Yi Zhang
  • Publication number: 20240015740
    Abstract: The present application relates to a method and an apparatus for downlink transmission in physical downlink control channel. The method includes: determining at least one transmission configuration indicator (TCI) state for receiving a physical down-link shared channel (PDSCH) or an aperiodic channel state information reference signal (AP CSI-RS), wherein multiple TCI states are activated for at least one control resource set (CORESET) in active bandwidth part (BWP) in serving cell; and receiving the PDSCH or the AP CSI-RS according to the determined at least one TCI state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2020
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Inventors: Lingling Xiao, Bingchao Liu, Chenxi Zhu, Wei Ling, Yi Zhang
  • Patent number: 11869026
    Abstract: Participation by multiple users in an online game through client computing platforms associated with the users is facilitated. User accounts associated with the users indicate affiliations having a functional significance between users. Presentation of offers to sell virtual items are provided to users having a first affiliation and to users having a second affiliation. The virtual items associated with the offers are distributed to the users having a first affiliation upon an indication that a threshold number of users having the first affiliation have accepted the offer and are not distributed to users having a second affiliation upon an indication that a threshold number of users having the second affiliation have not accepted the offer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2023
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: Kabam, Inc.
    Inventors: John Kim, Kevin Lee, Kevin Chanthasiriphan, Wei-Ling Wu Deckinga, Tomi Huttula
  • Publication number: 20240007879
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for MAC CE based beam failure recovery in multi-TRP scenario are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method comprises transmitting a capability report on supporting configuration of multiple BFD RS sets for a serving cell; and receiving a configuration including at least two NBI (new beam identification) RS sets and two BFI (beam failure indication) counters for the serving cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Publication date: January 4, 2024
    Applicant: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Bingchao Liu, Chenxi Zhu, Lianhai Wu, Wei Ling, Yi Zhang
  • Patent number: 11862620
    Abstract: A power gating cell on an integrated circuit is provided. The power gating cell includes: a central area; a peripheral area surrounding the central area; a first active region located in the central area, the first active region having a first width in a first direction corresponding to at least four fin structures extending in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction; and a plurality of second active regions located in the peripheral area, each second active region having a second width in the first direction corresponding to at least one and no more than three fin structures extending in the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Wei-Ling Chang, Jung-Chan Yang, Li-Chun Tien, Ting Yu Chen
  • Patent number: 11855668
    Abstract: A 10BASE-T transmitter includes a Manchester encoder circuit, a waveform shaper circuit, and digital-to-analog converter (DAC) circuit. The Manchester encoder circuit applies Manchester encoding to an input data to generate an encoded data. The waveform shaper circuit converts the encoded data into a plurality of digital codes. The DAC circuit generates a transmit (TX) waveform according to the plurality of digital codes. The waveform shaper circuit controls a portion of the plurality of digital codes for applying pre-compensation of inter-symbol interference (ISI) to the TX waveform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: Airoha Technology Corp.
    Inventors: Chia-Hsing Hsu, Wei-Ling Li
  • Publication number: 20230413081
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present application are directed to a method and apparatus for enhanced PDCCH monitoring on overlapping PDCCH monitoring occasions. A method according to an embodiment of the present application may include: receiving configuration information for monitoring a plurality of physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) transmissions, wherein the configuration information includes a plurality of search space sets; selecting at least one search space set with different quasi co-location (QCL)-Type D information from each other for monitoring from the plurality of search space sets based on a rule; and monitoring at least one search space set including the selected at least one search space set on monitoring occasions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Publication date: December 21, 2023
    Inventors: Yi ZHANG, Chenxi ZHU, Bingchao LIU, Wei LING, Lingling XIAO
  • Patent number: D1011612
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: JUUL
    Inventors: Wei-Ling Chang, Kevin Lomeli, Bryan White