Patents by Inventor Wen-Yi Hsieh

Wen-Yi Hsieh 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: 20220415886
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a first semiconductor fin and a second semiconductor fin extending along a first direction. The semiconductor device includes a dielectric fin, extending along the first direction, that is disposed between the first and second semiconductor fins. The semiconductor device includes a gate isolation structure vertically disposed above the dielectric fin. The semiconductor device includes a metal gate layer extending along a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, wherein the metal gate layer includes a first portion straddling the first semiconductor fin and a second portion straddling the second semiconductor fin. The gate isolation structure has a central portion and one or more side portions, the central portion extends toward the dielectric fin a further distance than at least one of the one or more side portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2021
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd.
    Inventors: YA-YI TSAI, Wen-Shuo Hsieh, Shu-Yuan Ku, Chieh-Ning Feng
  • Publication number: 20220350384
    Abstract: A method for detecting heat dissipation is provided, including the following steps: sensing a core temperature of a heat emitting component of an electronic device; sensing current power of the heat emitting component when the core temperature is greater than or equal to a warning temperature; and transmitting an assembling check prompt and activating a thermal control circuit (TCC) when the current power is less than thermal design power (TDP) of the heat emitting component. An electronic device is further provided, to execute the method for detecting heat dissipation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Kun-Hsin Chiang, Yu-Chieh Chang, Tang-Hui Liao, Wei-Hsian Chang, Wen-Yen Hsieh, Chih-Wei Kuo, Ming-Yi Huang, Ching-Chan Chu, Shun-Po Chang
  • Publication number: 20220344502
    Abstract: A semiconductor device according to the present disclosure includes a dielectric fin having a helmet layer, a gate structure disposed over a first portion of the helmet layer and extending along a direction, and a dielectric layer adjacent the gate structure and disposed over a second portion of the helmet layer. A width of the first portion along the direction is greater than a width of the second portion along the direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2022
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: Yu-Shan Lu, Chung-I Yang, Kuo-Yi Chao, Wen-Hsing Hsieh, Jiun-Ming Kuo, Chih-Ching Wang, Yuan-Ching Peng
  • Publication number: 20220343054
    Abstract: A method of generating an IC layout diagram includes receiving a first gate resistance value of a gate region in an IC layout diagram, the first gate resistance value corresponding to a location of a gate via positioned within an active region and along a width of the gate region extending across the active region, determining a second gate resistance value based on the location and the width, using the first and second resistance values to determine that the IC layout diagram does not comply with a design specification, and based on the non-compliance with the design specification, modifying the IC layout diagram.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2022
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: Ke-Ying SU, Jon-Hsu HO, Ke-Wei SU, Liang-Yi CHEN, Wen-Hsing HSIEH, Wen-Koi LAI, Keng-Hua KUO, KuoPei LU, Lester CHANG, Ze-Ming WU
  • Patent number: 11450132
    Abstract: In the invention, a fingerprint driving circuit, a fingerprint sensing device, an electronic apparatus, and an operation method of the fingerprint sensing device are provided. By keeping fingerprint sensing lines in a non-fingerprint sensing region in an electrically non-floating state, flash phenomenon in a display panel may be avoided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Wei-Lun Shih, Wu Wei Lin, Ting-Hsuan Hung, Wen-Yi Hsieh
  • Patent number: 11435597
    Abstract: A displaying device adapted to a screen is provided. The displaying device includes a transparent pyramid, a movable support, and an image conversion unit. The movable support is connected to the transparent pyramid to move the transparent pyramid between a first location and a second location which is different from the first location. The first location is the position on the screen. The image conversion unit is configured to receive image data. When the transparent pyramid moves to the first location, the image conversion unit converts the image data to a holographic image displayed on the screen, and the transparent pyramid generates a 3D hologram based on the holographic image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Wen-Hao Hsieh, Kai-Ze Luo, Ming-Lung Lin, Yu-Chen Lee, Sheng-Yen Tseng, Yen-Hui Zheng, Kuan-Yi Lin, Chih-Shien Lin
  • Patent number: 11404576
    Abstract: A semiconductor device according to the present disclosure includes a dielectric fin having a helmet layer, a gate structure disposed over a first portion of the helmet layer and extending along a direction, and a dielectric layer adjacent the gate structure and disposed over a second portion of the helmet layer. A width of the first portion along the direction is greater than a width of the second portion along the direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Shan Lu, Chung-I Yang, Kuo-Yi Chao, Wen-Hsing Hsieh, Jiun-Ming Kuo, Chih-Ching Wang, Yuan-Ching Peng
  • Patent number: 11392749
    Abstract: A method of generating a netlist of an IC device includes receiving gate region information of the IC device. The gate region information includes a width of the gate region, the width extending at least from a first edge of an active region to a second edge of the active region, a location of a gate via positioned within the active region and along the width, and a first gate resistance value corresponding to the gate region. The method includes determining a second gate resistance value based on the location and the width, and modifying the netlist based on the second gate resistance value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Ke-Ying Su, Jon-Hsu Ho, Ke-Wei Su, Liang-Yi Chen, Wen-Hsing Hsieh, Wen-Koi Lai, Keng-Hua Kuo, KuoPei Lu, Lester Chang, Ze-Ming Wu
  • Publication number: 20220083191
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a display panel and a display device. The display panel comprises a plurality of common electrode blocks and a plurality of display regions. During a display period, one or more common electrode blocks corresponding to one of the display regions which is to be displayed during the display period are coupled to a common voltage; and during the display period, one or more of the common electrode blocks corresponding to the display regions which are not to be displayed during the display period are kept in a floating state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2021
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Inventors: Keko-Chun LIANG, Jhih-Siou CHENG, Hsu-Chih WEI, Jui-Chan CHANG, Ju-Lin HUANG, Po-Ying CHEN, Wen-Yi HSIEH
  • Patent number: 11182018
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a touch display driving device and a driving method in the same. The touch display driving device is used for driving a touch display panel, the touch display panel comprising a plurality of common electrode blocks and a plurality of display regions. The touch display driving device comprising a multiplexing circuit which is configured to: during a display period, couple one or more common electrode blocks corresponding to one of the display regions which is to be displayed during the display period to a first voltage; and during the display period, couple one or more of the common electrode blocks corresponding to the display regions which are not to be displayed during the display period to a second voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Po-Ying Chen, Wen-Yi Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20210357615
    Abstract: In the invention, a fingerprint driving circuit, a fingerprint sensing device, an electronic apparatus, and an operation method of the fingerprint sensing device are provided. By keeping fingerprint sensing lines in a non-fingerprint sensing region in an electrically non-floating state, flash phenomenon in a display panel may be avoided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Applicant: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Wei-Lun Shih, Wu Wei Lin, Ting-Hsuan Hung, Wen-Yi Hsieh
  • Patent number: 10990219
    Abstract: An integrated circuit and a touch display apparatus are provided. The integrated circuit is configured to drive a touch display panel. The integrated circuit includes a regulator. An output terminal of the regulator is employed as a first node to output a common voltage, wherein the common voltage is configured to be provided to at least one common electrode of the touch display panel. An input terminal of the regulator is coupled to a second node different from the first node to receive a feedback voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Huan-Teng Cheng, Wen-Yi Hsieh, Huang-Chin Tang
  • Publication number: 20200183562
    Abstract: An integrated circuit and a touch display apparatus are provided. The integrated circuit is configured to drive a touch display panel. The integrated circuit includes a regulator. An output terminal of the regulator is employed as a first node to output a common voltage, wherein the common voltage is configured to be provided to at least one common electrode of the touch display panel. An input terminal of the regulator is coupled to a second node different from the first node to receive a feedback voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Huan-Teng Cheng, Wen-Yi Hsieh, Huang-Chin Tang
  • Publication number: 20190272076
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a touch display driving device and a driving method in the same. The touch display driving device is used for driving a touch display panel, the touch display panel comprising a plurality of common electrode blocks and a plurality of display regions. The touch display driving device comprising a multiplexing circuit which is configured to: during a display period, couple one or more common electrode blocks corresponding to one of the display regions which is to be displayed during the display period to a first voltage; and during the display period, couple one or more of the common electrode blocks corresponding to the display regions which are not to be displayed during the display period to a second voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Po-Ying CHEN, Wen-Yi HSIEH
  • Patent number: 9716346
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing, a positive terminal received in the housing and a metallic shell shielding around the mating portion. The housing has a base portion and a mating portion extending forwardly from the base portion. The metallic shell shields around the mating portion to form a first mating cavity opening forwardly and surrounding an outer surface of the mating portion. The mating portion has a second mating cavity recessed from a front face thereof to be separated from the first mating cavity and opening forwardly. The positive terminal has a contacting portion exposed in the second mating cavity. The metallic shell has at least one elastic pressing portion extending into the first mating cavity to be used as a negative terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2017
    Assignee: FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Wen-Yi Hsieh, Zhi-Hui Zhu, Wei-Chung Lin
  • Patent number: 9685733
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative seat, a plurality of terminals fixed to the insulative seat and at least one magnetic element retained in the insulative seat. The insulative seat defines a vertical first mating surface and a mating portion extending forwardly from the first mating surface, the mating portion defines an inclined second mating surface. Each terminal defines a contacting portion disposed in the mating portion and a soldering portion extending outside of the insulative seat. The mating portion defines a shallow recess recessed from the second mating surface, and the contacting portion defines a free end exposed on the shallow recess and locating behind the second mating surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Peng-Ye Zhao, Wei-Chung Lin, Wen-Yi Hsieh, Zhi-Hui Zhu
  • Patent number: 9419377
    Abstract: An electrical connector assembly includes a first connector and a second connector. The first connector includes a first terminal group and a first magnetic element around the first terminal group, the first terminal group defines a first central terminal and two first outer terminals located at both sides of the first central terminal. The second connector includes a second terminal group and a second magnetic element, the second terminal group defines a second central terminal, a second outer terminal and an elastic terminal located at both sides of the second central terminal. When the first connector is engaging with the second connector, the first and second magnetic elements are attached to each other, the first central terminal is contacting the second central terminal, the second outer terminal is contacting either of the first outer terminals and the elastic terminal is elastically abutting against the first magnetic element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Zhi-Hui Zhu, Wen-Yi Hsieh, Hsueh-Lung Hsiao, Wei-Chung Lin, Xin-Gang Ji
  • Publication number: 20160218462
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative seat, a plurality of terminals fixed to the insulative seat and at least one magnetic element retained in the insulative seat. The insulative seat defines a vertical first mating surface and a mating portion extending forwardly from the first mating surface, the mating portion defines an inclined second mating surface. Each terminal defines a contacting portion disposed in the mating portion and a soldering portion extending outside of the insulative seat. The mating portion defines a shallow recess recessed from the second mating surface, and the contacting portion defines a free end exposed on the shallow recess and locating behind the second mating surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2016
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: PENG-YE ZHAO, WEI-CHUNG LIN, WEN-YI HSIEH, ZHI-HUI ZHU
  • Publication number: 20160028191
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing, a positive terminal received in the housing and a metallic shell shielding around the mating portion. The housing has a base portion and a mating portion extending forwardly from the base portion. The metallic shell shields around the mating portion to form a first mating cavity opening forwardly and surrounding an outer surface of the mating portion. The mating portion has a second mating cavity recessed from a front face thereof to be separated from the first mating cavity and opening forwardly. The positive terminal has a contacting portion exposed in the second mating cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2015
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Inventors: WEN-YI HSIEH, ZHI-HUI ZHU, WEI-CHUNG LIN
  • Patent number: D761205
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Zhi-Hui Zhu, Wen-Yi Hsieh