Patents by Inventor Wen Chu

Wen Chu 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: 20190379265
    Abstract: An actuator is provided, including a fixed assembly and a movable assembly. The fixed assembly includes a coil module, a base, a first screwing member, and a linear rail. The first screwing member passes through the base and the linear rail, and the linear rail is positioned on the base. The movable assembly includes a U-shaped back board having an inner space, a first magnetic module, a second magnetic module aligned with the first magnetic module, and a sliding block. The first and second magnetic modules are disposed on the U-shaped back board and accommodated in the inner space. The coil module is disposed between the first magnetic module and the second magnetic module. The sliding block is positioned on the U-shaped back board in the inner space, and slidably connected to the linear rail.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Po-Tzu CHEN, Chi-Wen CHUNG, En-Yi CHU, Chun-Hsiu CHEN
  • Publication number: 20190378844
    Abstract: A method for fabricating semiconductor device includes the steps of: providing a substrate having a memory region and a periphery region; forming a first trench and a second trench in substrate on the memory region, wherein a width of the second trench is greater than a width of the first trench; forming a first liner in the first trench and the second trench; forming a second liner on the first liner, wherein the second liner completely fills the first trench and partly fills the second trench; and planarizing the second liner and the first liner to form a first isolation structure and a second isolation structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2018
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Kun-Hsin Chen, Hsuan-Tung Chu, Tsuo-Wen Lu, Po-Chun Chen
  • Publication number: 20190371999
    Abstract: The present disclosure, in some embodiments, relates to a resistive random access memory (RRAM) cell. The RRAM cell has a bottom electrode over a substrate. A data storage layer is over the bottom electrode and has a first thickness. A capping layer is over the data storage layer. The capping layer has a second thickness that is in a range of between approximately 1.9 and approximately 3 times thicker than the first thickness. A top electrode is over the capping layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Trinh Hai Dang, Hsing-Lien Lin, Cheng-Yuan Tsai, Chin-Chieh Yang, Yu-Wen Liao, Wen-Ting Chu, Chia-Shiung Tsai
  • Patent number: 10494252
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a CMOS MEMS device. The CMOS MEMS device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a first polysilicon and a second polysilicon. The second substrate includes a movable part and is located over the first substrate. The first polysilicon penetrates the second substrate and is adjacent to a first side of the movable part of the second substrate. The second polysilicon penetrates the second substrate and is adjacent to a second side of the movable part of the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Chia Liu, Chia-Hua Chu, Chun-Wen Cheng
  • Patent number: 10496147
    Abstract: An energy regulation circuit is provided. A first voltage regulator adjusts an input voltage to generate an adjustment voltage. A first energy storage is charged according to the input voltage or the adjustment voltage. A first switch is coupled to the first energy storage. A second energy storage is coupled to the first switch. When the first switch is turned on, the second energy storage is coupled to the first energy storage in parallel. When the first switch is turned off, a second voltage regulator generates an operation voltage according to the voltage stored in the first energy storage. When the first switch is turned on, the second voltage regulator generates the operation voltage according to the voltages stored in the first and second energy storages. A controller operates according to the operation voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Tze-Shiang Wang, Chih-Wen Chu
  • Patent number: 10498041
    Abstract: A mobile device includes a host upper cover, a host lower cover, a metal cavity structure, an H-shaped slot antenna, and a feeding element. The metal cavity structure is coupled between the host upper cover and the host lower cover. The H-shaped slot antenna is formed on the host upper cover, the host lower cover, the metal cavity structure, the host upper cover and the metal cavity structure, or the host lower cover and the metal cavity structure. The feeding element is coupled to a signal source. The feeding element is configured to excite the H-shaped slot antenna.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Wistron Corp.
    Inventors: Hsieh-Chih Lin, Yu-Chia Chang, Wan Chu Wei, Jung-Chin Hsieh, Wen-Chieh Wu
  • Publication number: 20190363165
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate, a gate dielectric, a gate electrode and a pair of source/drain regions. The gate dielectric is disposed in the semiconductor substrate having a concave profile that defines an upper boundary lower than an upper surface of the semiconductor substrate. The gate electrode is disposed over the gate dielectric. The pair of source/drain regions are disposed on opposing sides of the gate dielectric.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: TA-YUAN KUNG, RUEY-HSIN LIU, CHEN-LIANG CHU, CHIH-WEN YAO, MING-TA LEI
  • Patent number: 10486964
    Abstract: A method for forming a micro-electro mechanical system (MEMS) device is provided. The method includes forming a first dielectric layer over a semiconductor layer and forming a blocking layer over the first dielectric layer. The method also includes bonding a CMOS substrate with the blocking layer, and the CMOS substrate includes a second dielectric layer, and the blocking layer is configured to block gas coming from the second dielectric layer. The method further includes partially removing the first dielectric layer to form a cavity between the semiconductor layer and the blocking layer. A portion of the semiconductor layer above the cavity becomes a movable element. In addition, the method includes sealing the cavity such that a closed chamber is formed to surround the movable element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chia-Hua Chu, Chun-Wen Cheng
  • Publication number: 20190348463
    Abstract: A circuit, including: a photodetector including a first readout terminal and a second readout terminal different than the first readout terminal; a first readout circuit coupled with the first readout terminal and configured to output a first readout voltage; a second readout circuit coupled with the second readout terminal and configured to output a second readout voltage; and a common-mode analog-to-digital converter (ADC) including: a first input terminal coupled with a first voltage source; a second input terminal coupled with a common-mode generator, the common-mode generator configured to receive the first readout voltage and the second readout voltage, and to generate a common-mode voltage between the first and second readout voltages; and a first output terminal configured to output a first output signal corresponding to a magnitude of a current generated by the photodetector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: Yun-Chung Na, Che-Fu Liang, Shu-Lu Chen, Szu-Lin Cheng, Han-Din Liu, Chien-Lung Chen, Yuan-Fu Lyu, Chieh-Ting Lin, Bo-Jiun Chen, Hui-Wen Chen, Shu-Wei Chu, Chung-Chih Lin, Kuan-Chen Chu
  • Patent number: 10472233
    Abstract: An integrated circuit (IC) with an integrated microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) structure is provided. In some embodiments, the IC comprises a semiconductor substrate, a back-end-of-line (BEOL) interconnect structure, the integrated MEMS structure, and a cavity. The BEOL interconnect structure is over the semiconductor substrate, and comprises wiring layers stacked in a dielectric region. Further, an upper surface of the BEOL interconnect structure is planar or substantially planar. The integrated MEMS structure overlies and directly contacts the upper surface of the BEOL interconnect structure, and comprises an electrode layer. The cavity is under the upper surface of the BEOL interconnect structure, between the MEMS structure and the BEOL interconnect structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chun-Wen Cheng, Chia-Hua Chu
  • Patent number: 10468340
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a wiring structure and a semiconductor package. The wiring structure comprises a first wiring pattern, a dielectric layer and a dummy structure. The first wiring pattern includes a conductive land having a width W1 and a surface area A, and a conductive trace having a width W2 and electrically connected to the conductive land, wherein ((W1*W2)/A)*100%? about 25%. The dielectric layer covers the first wiring pattern, and the dummy structure is adjacent to the conductive trace.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: ADVANCED SEMICONDUCTOR ENGINEERING, INC.
    Inventors: Wen Hung Huang, Yan Wen Chung, Wei Chu Sun
  • Publication number: 20190331631
    Abstract: A biosensor and a biological detection method are provided. The biosensor includes a substrate, a plurality of first and second electrodes in a strip shape, a material layer and a capture antibody. The substrate has a sampling region and a measuring region connected to the sampling region. The first and second electrodes are disposed on the substrate in the measuring region, and the first and second electrodes are arranged alternately with each other, wherein the first electrodes are connected in parallel with each other, and the second electrodes are connected in parallel with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Hui-Chu Hsieh, Wen-Pin Hsieh, Nien-Jen Chou, Hui-Ju Shen, Hui-Ling Peng, Jing-Tsyr Lin
  • Patent number: 10461037
    Abstract: A method for forming a semiconductor device structure is provided. The method includes forming a first overlay grating over a substrate. The first overlay grating has a first strip portion and a second strip portion. The method includes forming a first layer over the first overlay grating. The first layer has a first trench elongated in a second elongated axis, the second elongated axis is substantially perpendicular to the first elongated axis, and the first trench extends across the first strip portion and the second strip portion. The method includes forming a second overlay grating over the first layer. The second overlay grating has a third strip portion and a fourth strip portion. The third strip portion and the fourth strip portion are elongated in the first elongated axis and are spaced apart from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Long-Yi Chen, Jia-Hong Chu, Chi-Wen Lai, Chia-Ching Liang, Kai-Hsiung Chen, Yu-Ching Wang, Po-Chung Cheng, Hsin-Chin Lin, Meng-Wei Chen, Kuei-Shun Chen
  • Patent number: 10462880
    Abstract: An intelligent lamp group includes a central lamp and at least one peripheral lamp. The central lamp includes a first lamp housing, a first light emitter, a first lampshade, a video camera module, an external memory and a system-on-chip. The first light emitter is disposed on the first lamp housing. The first lampshade covers the first light emitter. The video camera module is fixed in the first lampshade. The system-on-chip of the central lamp having a combo wireless communication module is configured to build a local wireless network to connect all the peripheral lamps, hence the user can only focus on the central lamp to achieve the remote control for the central lamp and all the peripheral lamps. In addition, through the combo wireless communication module, the central lamp can build an internet connection with the user's mobile device for the light remote control and the security monitoring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Beautiful Light Technology Corp.
    Inventors: Shih-Ting Chiu, Chien-Wen Chiu, Chang-Hsin Chu
  • Patent number: 10452935
    Abstract: Examples are disclosed herein that relate to detecting spoofed human faces. One example provides a computing device comprising a processor configured to compute a first feature distance between registered image data of a human face in a first spectral region and test image data of the human face in the first spectral region, compute a second feature distance between the registered image data and test image data of the human face in a second spectral region, compute a test feature distance between the test image data in the first spectral region and the test image data in the second spectral region, determine, based on a predetermined relationship, whether the human face to which the test image data in the first and second spectral regions corresponds is a real human face or a spoofed human face, and modify a behavior of the computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
    Inventors: Jinyu Li, Fang Wen, Yichen Wei, Michael John Conrad, Chun-Te Chu, Aamir Jawaid
  • Patent number: 10442861
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides various molecular constructs having a targeting element and an effector element. Methods for treating various diseases using such molecular constructs are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: IMMUNWORK INC.
    Inventors: Tse-Wen Chang, Hsing-Mao Chu
  • Patent number: 10437292
    Abstract: Provided is a protection cover, applicable to an electronic device. The protection cover includes a cover body and at least one sensing module. The cover body has a view window, wherein the cover body is suitable for covering a display surface of the electronic device and exposing a part of the display surface via the view window. The at least one sensing module is provided on the cover body and aligns with the view window, wherein the at least one sensing module is suitable for sensing at least one object in the view window to generate a touch signal, and transmitting the touch signal to the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Shu-Hsien Chu, Yu-Wen Cheng, Ming-Chung Liu
  • Patent number: 10439480
    Abstract: An actuator is provided, including a fixed assembly and a movable assembly. The fixed assembly includes a coil module, a base, a first screwing member, and a linear rail. The first screwing member passes through the base and the linear rail, and the linear rail is positioned on the base. The movable assembly includes a U-shaped back board having an inner space, a first magnetic module, a second magnetic module aligned with the first magnetic module, and a sliding block. The first and second magnetic modules are disposed on the U-shaped back board and accommodated in the inner space. The coil module is disposed between the first magnetic module and the second magnetic module. The sliding block is positioned on the U-shaped back board in the inner space, and slidably connected to the linear rail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Delta Electronics, Inc.
    Inventors: Po-Tzu Chen, Chi-Wen Chung, En-Yi Chu, Chun-Hsiu Chen
  • Publication number: 20190306633
    Abstract: A micro electro mechanical system (MEMS) microphone includes a first membrane, a second membrane, a third membrane disposed between the first membrane and the second membrane, a first cavity disposed between the first membrane and the third membrane and surrounded by a first wall, a second cavity disposed between the second membrane and the third membrane and surrounded by a second wall, and one or more first supports disposed in the first cavity and connecting the first membrane and the third membrane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Chen Hsiung YANG, Chun-Wen CHENG, Chia-Hua CHU, En-Chan CHEN
  • Publication number: 20190299812
    Abstract: A heat-dissipating device configured to cool the battery pack of an electric vehicle includes a coolant circulating pump and a tank. The coolant circulating pump is configured to engage with the one or more heat dissipation pipes of the electric vehicle and communicate with the one or more heat dissipation pipes. The tank is configured to contain coolant which includes phase change material. When cooling is required, for example during battery recharging, the coolant circulating pump is configured to inject the coolant in the tank into the one or more heat dissipation pipes via the coolant inlet, drive the coolant to flow in the one or more heat dissipation pipes, and take the coolant out from the one or more heat dissipation pipes via the coolant outlet to the exterior. A related electric vehicle and a related heat dissipation method are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: HONG-DA DU, ZHEN-WEN JIANG, WEI CHEN, LIN GAN, JIA LI, XIN-WEI ZHENG, CHENG-JUN XU, XIAO-DONG CHU, YOU-WEI YAO, BAO-HUA LI, QUAN-HONG YANG, YAN-BING HE, FEI-YU KANG