Patents by Inventor Yan-Rung Lin

Yan-Rung Lin 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: 8776607
    Abstract: An electrical property measuring apparatus for pressure sensor includes a first plate, a second plate, an object to be measured, an electrical property measuring unit used for measuring the electrical properties of the object, and a fluid supplying system. The second plate is opened or closed relative to the first plate. The object is disposed between the first plate and the second plate. The fluid supplying system connects to a space formed by the first plate and a pressed surface or a space formed by the second plate and a pressed surface. The fluid supplying system provides a fluid to the space such that the fluid presses on the object and the electrical property measuring unit measures the electrical properties of the object. A method of measuring electrical property for pressure sensor is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Jyun-Kai Ciou, Yan-Rung Lin, Chang-Ho Liou
  • Publication number: 20140130593
    Abstract: A pressure measurement structure includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer, at least a piezoresistive layer and a wiring layer. The second substrate faces towards the first substrate. The first electrode layer is disposed on the first substrate and faces towards the second substrate. The second electrode layer is disposed on the second substrate and faces towards the first electrode layer. At least a piezoresistive layer is located between the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer. A wiring layer is disposed on the second substrate and back to the first substrate. The wiring layer includes multiple wires. Part of the wires are electrically connected to the first electrode layer. The other part of the wires are electrically connected to the second electrode layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2013
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jyun-Kai Ciou, Yan-Rung Lin, Chang-Ho Liou, Chang-Yi Chen
  • Publication number: 20140021969
    Abstract: A readout apparatus and a driving method for sensor are provided. The readout apparatus includes an adjustable bias unit, a sensor unit, a signal converting unit, a checking unit and a control unit. The sensor unit senses physical energy and outputs a sensing result by using a bias voltage outputted from the adjustable bias unit. The control unit controls the adjustable bias unit according to the sensing result, so as to adjust the bias voltage. Therefore, the readout apparatus can reduce continuous power loss caused by long-term detection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2012
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Kuo-Hua Tseng, Chang-Ho Liou, Wen-Ching Ko, Yan-Rung Lin, Kuan-Wei Chen
  • Publication number: 20130167651
    Abstract: An electrical property measuring apparatus for pressure sensor includes a first plate, a second plate, an object to be measured, an electrical property measuring unit used for measuring the electrical properties of the object, and a fluid supplying system. The second plate is opened or closed relative to the first plate. The object is disposed between the first plate and the second plate. The fluid supplying system connects to a space formed by the first plate and a pressed surface or a space formed by the second plate and a pressed surface. The fluid supplying system provides a fluid to the space such that the fluid presses on the object and the electrical property measuring unit measures the electrical properties of the object. A method of measuring electrical property for pressure sensor is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2012
    Publication date: July 4, 2013
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jyun-Kai Ciou, Yan-Rung Lin, Chang-Ho Liou
  • Publication number: 20130168643
    Abstract: A light detecting array structure and a light detecting module are provided. The light detecting array structure includes a plurality of first electrodes, a plurality of second electrodes, a first carrier selective layer, a second carrier selective layer, and a light-absorbing active layer. The second electrodes are disposed on one side of the first electrodes. Between the first electrodes and the second electrodes, a first carrier selective layer, a light-absorbing active layer and a second carrier selective layer are disposed. The light detecting module includes the light detecting array structure and a control unit. The control unit is coupled to the first electrodes and second electrodes, selectively provides at least two cross voltages between each of the first electrodes and each of the second electrodes, and reads photocurrents flowing through the first electrodes and second electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Publication date: July 4, 2013
    Applicants: NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY, INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Yan-Rung Lin, Chang-Ho Liou, Sheng-Fu Horng, Jen-Chun Wang, Yun-Ru Hong, Ming-Kun Lee, Hsin-Fei Meng
  • Publication number: 20130088247
    Abstract: A readout apparatus and a readout method for a sensor array are provided. The readout apparatus includes a switching circuit, a control unit, a gain circuit and an offset compensating circuit. The control unit controls the switching circuit to perform a switching operation for selecting a target sensor from a plurality of sensors of the sensor array. The gain circuit selectively senses the target sensor according the switching operation of the switching circuit, and gains the sensing result to output a gained sensing value of the target sensor. The control unit further dynamically decides a compensating value according the switching operation. The offset compensating circuit adjusts the gained sensing value for outputting a compensated sensing value of the target sensor in accordance with the compensating value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2011
    Publication date: April 11, 2013
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Kuo-Hua Tseng, Chang-Ho Liou, Yan-Rung Lin, Kuan-Wei Chen
  • Publication number: 20130042702
    Abstract: A force sensor and a measuring method of resistance variation thereof are provided. The force sensor includes a first substrate, multiple first electrodes, a second substrate, multiple second electrodes, and a piezoresistive layer. The first electrodes are disposed on the first substrate while the second electrodes facing the first electrodes are disposed on the second substrate. The multiple second electrodes are electrically isolated to each other. Orthogonal projections of the two adjacent second electrodes respectively overlap the corresponding first electrode. The piezoresistive layer is located between the first and the second electrodes and disposed on at least one kind of the first and the second electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2011
    Publication date: February 21, 2013
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Chia-Sheng Huang, Yan-Rung Lin, Chang-Ho Liou
  • Patent number: 7843535
    Abstract: The present invention provides a reflective liquid crystal display assembly, which includes a first substrate, a second substrate and a liquid crystal layer sealed between them. The present invention designs a specific surface structure of at least one of the first and second substrates relative to the liquid crystal layer so that the helical axes of the cholesteric liquid crystal molecules can incline in different directions as desired in the liquid crystal layer. The reflective spectrum can be broadened and the viewing angle is widened.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2010
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chi Lun Ting, Tsung Hsien Lin, Chi Chang Liao, Shie Chang Jeng, Yan Rung Lin, Ying Guey Fuh
  • Patent number: 7660026
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a method for forming a flexible electro-optic film. The method comprises steps of providing a first substrate having a conductive layer formed thereon and then forming a first locating structure over the conductive layer, wherein the locating structure includes target regions and periphery regions. The surface tension of the target regions is difference from that of the periphery regions. Thereafter, an electro-optic medium placing process for forming an electro-optic droplet on each of the target regions is performed. A solidifying process for forming a capsule wall covering the electro-optic droplet on each of the target regions is performed. The first substrate is laminated with a second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2010
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Wei-Hsin Hou, Jau-Min Ding, Hsing-Lung Wang, Chi-Chang Liao, Yan-Rung Lin
  • Patent number: 7626603
    Abstract: A thermal transfer device used for forming a display device includes a donor layer capable of modulating light by application of external energy, a print heat for conducting thermal energy to the donor layer, at least one donor element formed by the donor layer absorbing the thermal energy and a substrate receiving the at least one donor element forming at least one light modulation unit thereon. First pixel electrodes can be first formed on a surface of the substrate contacting the light modulation units and then second pixel electrodes are formed on the light modulation units. A basic display unit therefore can be made.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2009
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chih-Chiang Lu, Yan-Rung Lin
  • Patent number: 7583253
    Abstract: The present invention provides an apparatus for automatically adjusting display parameters relying on visual performance and its method. The present apparatus includes a display, a detecting system and a control system. The detecting system is disposed in a predetermined position to detect visual performance of a user operating the display. The control system adjusts the display parameters according to the visual performance variation of the user. As such, the user can comfortably operate the display for long and the visual fatigue is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2009
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Shie-Chang Jeng, Yan-Rung Lin, Chi-Chang Liao
  • Patent number: 7578437
    Abstract: A display-enabled electronic system. The display-card electronic comprises an external device and card-type device receiving the external device. The external device provides a data signal. The card-type device comprises a card body, at least one image display unit, and an interface. The card body comprises a display surface and a receiving portion. The image display unit disposed in the display surface displays corresponding images in response to the data signal. The interface disposed in the receiving portion, electrically connects to the external device to transmit the data signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2009
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chih-Chiang Lu, Jau-Min Ding, Yan-Rung Lin, Yi-An Sha, Chi-Chang Liao
  • Patent number: 7567332
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a display panel and a display panel are described. A first substrate is provided. A wall structure is formed on the first substrate to define several microcups. A displaying medium is filled into the microcups. Thereafter, a sealing material is formed over the microcups filled with the displaying medium. A second substrate is put over the sealing material and a lamination process is performed, wherein the sealing material which contacts the wall structure bonds the second substrate to the wall structure, and the sealing material which contacts the displaying medium dissolves in the displaying medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2009
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Jau-Min Ding, Yan-Rung Lin, Ru-De Chen, Chung-Hao Chen, I-Chun Chen, Chun-Yuan Lin, Wei-Hsin Hou
  • Patent number: 7486101
    Abstract: A method provides for inspecting flexible display medium layer, on which a driving electrode structure to be formed is not complete or there is no driving electrode structure. The flexible display medium layer passes an inspection area. Then, the inspected method is applied to inspect a performance of the flexible display medium layer on a corresponding region being passing the inspection area. The inspected results are recorded, in which the information for indicating a functional performance of the flexible display medium layer is recorded or shown according to a performance level. An apparatus can inspect the flexible display medium layer in accordance with the foregoing method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2009
    Assignees: Industrial Technology Research Institute, National Tsing Hua University
    Inventors: Yan-Rung Lin, Shie-Chang Jeng, Chi-Chang Liao, Jow-Tsong Shy
  • Publication number: 20080124646
    Abstract: A thermal transfer device used for forming a display device includes a donor layer capable of modulating light by application of external energy, a print heat for conducting thermal energy to the donor layer, at least one donor element formed by the donor layer absorbing the thermal energy and a substrate receiving the at least one donor element forming at least one light modulation unit thereon. First pixel electrodes can be first formed on a surface of the substrate contacting the light modulation units and then second pixel electrodes are formed on the light modulation units. A basic display unit therefore can be made.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2006
    Publication date: May 29, 2008
    Inventors: Chih-Chiang Lu, Yan-Rung Lin
  • Publication number: 20080036960
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a display panel and a display panel are described. A first substrate is provided. A wall structure is formed on the first substrate to define several microcups. A displaying medium is filled into the microcups. Thereafter, a sealing material is formed over the microcups filled with the displaying medium. A second substrate is put over the sealing material and a lamination process is performed, wherein the sealing material which contacts the wall structure bonds the second substrate to the wall structure, and the sealing material which contacts the displaying medium dissolves in the displaying medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2006
    Publication date: February 14, 2008
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jau-Min Ding, Yan-Rung Lin, Ru-De Chen, Chung-Hao Chen, I-Chun Chen, Chun-Yuan Lin, Wei-Hsin Hou
  • Publication number: 20070281144
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a method for forming a flexible electro-optic film. The method comprises steps of providing a first substrate having a conductive layer formed thereon and then forming a first locating structure over the conductive layer, wherein the locating structure includes target regions and periphery regions. The surface tension of the target regions is difference from that of the periphery regions. Thereafter, an electro-optic medium placing process for forming an electro-optic droplet on each of the target regions is performed. A solidifying process for forming a capsule wall covering the electro-optic droplet on each of the target regions is performed. The first substrate is laminated with a second substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2007
    Publication date: December 6, 2007
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Wei-Hsin Hou, Jau-Min Ding, Hsing-Lung Wang, Chi-Chang Liao, Yan-Rung Lin
  • Publication number: 20070268446
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to liquid crystal devices and methods for forming the same. More particularly, the present invention relates to liquid crystal devices easy to be fabricated. Such liquid crystal devices exhibit excellent display characteristics such as a high contrast with a simple structure. The liquid crystal liquid crystal device includes a plurality of encapsulated liquid crystal composite filled in between substrates. In particular, the liquid crystal composite comprises liquid crystal molecules and fine-particles, and is optically isotropic when the voltage applied to the electrode layer is lower than a threshold value and undergoes optical transition due to change in the arrangement of the liquid crystal molecules when the applied voltage is equal to or higher than the threshold value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2006
    Publication date: November 22, 2007
    Inventors: Shie-Chang Jeng, Lung-Pin Hsin, Yan-Rung Lin, Chi-Chang Liao
  • Publication number: 20070159470
    Abstract: The present invention provides an apparatus for automatically adjusting display parameters relying on visual performance and its method. The present apparatus includes a display, a detecting system and a control system. The detecting system is disposed in a predetermined position to detect visual performance of a user operating the display. The control system adjusts the display parameters according to the visual performance variation of the user. As such, the user can comfortably operate the display for long and the visual fatigue is reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2006
    Publication date: July 12, 2007
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Shie-Chang Jeng, Yan-Rung Lin, Chi-Chang Liao
  • Patent number: 7242472
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a biochip detection system for detecting a biochip labeled with multiple fluorophores. The biochip detection system comprises a broadband light source for generating a light beam, a stand for supporting the biochip, a light integrator positioned between the broadband light source and the biochip, a lens set for adjusting the cross-sectional area of the light beam, a first filter module positioned on the optical path of the light beam, a detector, e.g., CCD camera, photodiode array, for detecting a fluorescence beam emitted from the biochip, and a second filter module positioned on the optical path of the fluorescence beam. The light integrator can be a light tunnel, a lens array or a holographic diffuser for uniforming the intensity distribution of the light beam and changing the cross-sectional shape of the light beam into a rectangle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2007
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Yan Rung Lin, Teh Ho Tao, Zu Sho Chow, Ding Kun Liu