Patents by Inventor Yi Shao

Yi Shao 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: 11099152
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a bio-field effect transistor (BioFET) device and methods of fabricating a BioFET and a BioFET device. The method includes forming a BioFET using one or more process steps compatible with or typical to a complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) process. The BioFET device includes a gate structure disposed on a first surface of a substrate and an interface layer formed on a second surface of the substrate. The substrate is thinned from the second surface to expose a channel region before forming the interface layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Inventors: Yi-Shao Liu, Chun-Ren Cheng, Ching-Ray Chen, Yi-Hsien Chang, Fei-Lung Lai, Chun-Wen Cheng
  • Patent number: 11032649
    Abstract: A speaker module and a manufacturing method thereof is provided in present invention. The speaker module includes a frame, a magnetic circuit system and a vibration system. The vibration system has a vibrating diaphragm and a voice coil. The magnetic circuit system includes a magnet and an upper magnetic plate arranged on the magnet. The speaker module further includes flexible circuit boards electrically connected with the voice coil. The upper magnetic plate and the flexible circuit boards are integrally injection molded in the frame. By virtue of the configuration described in the present invention, the connection between the frame and the magnetic circuit system is precise and stable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: AAC Technologies Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Yi Shao, Fan Zhang
  • Patent number: 11027310
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method of depositing a fluid onto a substrate. In some embodiments, the method may be performed by mounting a substrate to a micro-fluidic probe card, so that the substrate abuts a cavity within the micro-fluidic probe card that is in communication with a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet. A first fluidic chemical is selectively introduced into the cavity via the fluid inlet of the micro-fluidic probe card.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chun-Wen Cheng, Jung-Huei Peng, Yi-Shao Liu, Fei-Lung Lai, Shang-Ying Tsai
  • Patent number: 10989685
    Abstract: A method of sensing a biological sample includes introducing a fluid containing the biological sample through a first opening in a substrate. The method further includes passing the fluid from the first opening to a first cavity through at least one microfluidic channel. The method further includes repelling the biological sample from a first surface of the first cavity using a first surface modification layer. The method further includes attracting the biological sample to a sensing device using a plurality of modified surface patterns, wherein a first modified surface pattern of the plurality of modified surface patterns has different surface properties from a second modified surface pattern of the plurality of modified surface patterns. The method further includes outputting the fluid through a second opening in the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yi-Shao Liu, Chun-Wen Cheng, Chun-Ren Cheng
  • Patent number: 10949764
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a method, computer system, and computer program product for managing data is provided. The present invention may include accumulating a plurality of predicted outputs according to a data accumulation rule. The plurality of predicted outputs is generated by a predictive model executed by a first system. The present invention may include evaluating, by a second system, an accuracy of the predictive model. Evaluating the accuracy of the predictive model may include determining a degree of difference between the plurality of predicted outputs and information generated during a development stage of the predictive model. The present invention may include determining whether the accuracy of the predictive model has declined by an amount which exceeds a pre-determined threshold. The present invention may include updating the predictive model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Yi Shao, Liang Wang, Jing Xu, Jing James Xu
  • Publication number: 20210072181
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a bio-field effect transistor (BioFET) and a method of fabricating a BioFET device. The method includes forming a BioFET using one or more process steps compatible with or typical to a complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) process. The BioFET device includes a substrate, a transistor structure, an isolation layer, an interface layer in an opening of the isolation layer, and a metal crown structure over the interface layer. The interface layer and the metal crown structure are disposed on opposite side of the transistor from a gate structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chun-Wen CHENG, Yi-Shao LIU, Fei-Lung LAI
  • Publication number: 20210026603
    Abstract: A random number generator includes a static random number generator, a dynamic entropy source, a counter and a combining circuit. The static random number generator includes an initial random number pool and a static random number pool to output a static random number sequence from one thereof the initial random number pool and the static random number pool. The dynamic entropy source is used to generate a dynamic entropy bit. The counter is used to generate a dynamic random number sequence according to the dynamic entropy bit. The combining circuit is used to output a true random number sequence to a lively random number pool according to the static random number sequence and the dynamic random number sequence. The static random number pool is updated when the lively random number pool is fully updated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Meng-Yi Wu, Chi-Yi Shao, Ching-Sung Yang
  • Publication number: 20210026602
    Abstract: An entropy generator includes a static entropy source, a dynamic entropy source and an entropy enhancement engine. The static entropy source is used to provide a truly random static entropy. The dynamic entropy source is used to generate a dynamic entropy. The entropy enhancement engine is coupled to the static entropy source and the dynamic entropy source, and is used to generate an enhanced entropy according to the truly random static entropy and the dynamic entropy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Meng-Yi Wu, Chi-Yi Shao, Ching-Sung Yang
  • Patent number: 10845450
    Abstract: A device includes a first biosensor of a biosensor array; a second biosensor of a biosensor array; a readout circuit electrically connected to the biosensor array; a decoder electrically connected to the biosensor array; a voltage generator electrically connected to the biosensor array; and a decision system electrically connected to the voltage generator and the readout circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Inventors: Chin-Hua Wen, Jui-Cheng Huang, Yi-Shao Liu, Chun-Wen Cheng, Tung-Tsun Chen
  • Publication number: 20200350872
    Abstract: A dual-mode signal amplifying circuit includes: a first and a second input terminals for receiving differential input signals; two output terminals for providing differential output signals; a first through a third current sources; a first switch positioned between the first current source and a first node, and controlled by the first input terminal; a second switch positioned between the first current source and a second node, and controlled by the second input terminal; a third switch positioned between the first node and a fixed-voltage terminal, and controlled by a third node; a fourth switch positioned between the second node and a fixed-voltage terminal and controlled by the third node; a fifth switch positioned between the second current source and a fixed-voltage terminal, and controlled by the first node; and a sixth switch positioned between the third current source and a fixed-voltage terminal, and controlled by the second node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
    Inventors: Chao-Huang WU, Yi-Shao CHANG, Han-Chang KANG, Ka-Un CHAN
  • Patent number: 10823696
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a bio-field effect transistor (BioFET) and a method of fabricating a BioFET device. The method includes forming a BioFET using one or more process steps compatible with or typical to a complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) process. The BioFET device includes a substrate, a transistor structure, an isolation layer, an interface layer in an opening of the isolation layer, and a metal crown structure over the interface layer. The interface layer and the metal crown structure are disposed on opposite side of the transistor from a gate structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chun-Wen Cheng, Yi-Shao Liu, Fei-Lung Lai
  • Publication number: 20200293287
    Abstract: A random number generator includes a counting value generator, an address generator, a static entropy source and a processing circuit. The counting value generator generates a first random number. The address generator generates an address signal. The static entropy source is connected with the address generator to receive the address signal and generates a second random number. The processing circuit is connected with the static entropy source and the counting value generator to receive the first random number and the second random number. After the first random number and the second random number are processed by the processing circuit, the processing circuit generates an output random number.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Chi-Yi SHAO, Meng-Yi WU, Chih-Ming WANG
  • Publication number: 20200288249
    Abstract: A speaker module and a manufacturing method thereof is provided in present invention. The speaker module includes a frame, a magnetic circuit system and a vibration system. The vibration system has a vibrating diaphragm and a voice coil. The magnetic circuit system includes a magnet and an upper magnetic plate arranged on the magnet. The speaker module further includes flexible circuit boards electrically connected with the voice coil. The upper magnetic plate and the flexible circuit boards are integrally injection molded in the frame. By virtue of the configuration described in the present invention, the connection between the frame and the magnetic circuit system is precise and stable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Yi Shao, Fan Zhang
  • Patent number: 10763793
    Abstract: A dual-mode signal amplifying circuit includes: a first and a second input terminals for receiving differential input signals; two output terminals for providing differential output signals; a first through a third current sources; a first switch positioned between the first current source and a first node, and controlled by the first input terminal; a second switch positioned between the first current source and a second node, and controlled by the second input terminal; a third switch positioned between the first node and a fixed-voltage terminal, and controlled by a third node; a fourth switch positioned between the second node and a fixed-voltage terminal, and controlled by the third node; a fifth switch positioned between the second current source and a fixed-voltage terminal, and controlled by the first node; and a sixth switch positioned between the third current source and a fixed-voltage terminal, and controlled by the second node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Huang Wu, Yi-Shao Chang, Han-Chang Kang, Ka-Un Chan
  • Patent number: 10746693
    Abstract: A device includes a biosensor, a sensing circuit electrically connected to the biosensor, a quantizer electrically connected to the sensing circuit, a digital filter electrically connected to the quantizer, a selective window electrically connected to the digital filter, and a decision unit electrically connected to the selective window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company
    Inventors: Jui-Cheng Huang, Yi-Shao Liu, Chun-Wen Cheng, Tung-Tsun Chen, Chin-Hua Wen
  • Patent number: 10748591
    Abstract: A random code generator includes a control circuit, a high voltage power supply, a memory module and a counter. The control circuit generates a control signal and an enabling signal. During a program cycle, the enabling signal is activated. The high voltage power supply receives the enabling signal. A charge pump of the high voltage power supply generates a program voltage according to an oscillation signal. When the enabling signal is activated, the high voltage power supply outputs the program voltage. The memory module determines a selected memory cell of the memory module according to the control signal. During the program cycle, the selected memory cell receives the program voltage. During the program cycle, the counter counts a pulse number of the oscillation signal to acquire a counting value, and the control circuit determines a random code according to the counting value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: EMEMORY TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventor: Chi-Yi Shao
  • Publication number: 20200227103
    Abstract: A random code generator includes a control circuit, a high voltage power supply, a memory module and a counter. The control circuit generates a control signal and an enabling signal. During a program cycle, the enabling signal is activated. The high voltage power supply receives the enabling signal. A charge pump of the high voltage power supply generates a program voltage according to an oscillation signal. When the enabling signal is activated, the high voltage power supply outputs the program voltage. The memory module determines a selected memory cell of the memory module according to the control signal. During the program cycle, the selected memory cell receives the program voltage. During the program cycle, the counter counts a pulse number of the oscillation signal to acquire a counting value, and the control circuit determines a random code according to the counting value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventor: Chi-Yi SHAO
  • Patent number: 10699197
    Abstract: An approach to optimizing predictive model analysis, comprising creating one or more model templates, decomposing a predictive model, wherein model information is extracted from the predictive model, storing the model information in the one or more model templates, creating a plurality of sub-models, associated with the predictive model, using the stored model information, sending the plurality of sub-models to a scoring engine, receiving results based on the plurality of sub-models from the scoring engine and generating predictions based on combining the results received from the scoring engine. The generated predictions can be sent to one or more analytic applications for further processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Yi Shao, Lei Tian, Jing Xu, Peng Xue
  • Publication number: 20200164482
    Abstract: Described herein are multi-layered windows for use in chemical-mechanical planarization (CMP) systems and CMP processes. The multi-layered windows of the present disclosure include a transparent structural layer and a hydrophilic surfactant applied to at least a portion of at least one surface of the transparent structural layer. Such multi-layered windows may be in the polishing pad, the platen, or both.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Shih-Chung Chen, Yi-Shao Lin, Sheng-Tai Peng, Ya-Jen Sheuh, Hung-Lin Chen, Ren-Dou Lee
  • Publication number: 20200150080
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a bio-field effect transistor (BioFET) and a method of fabricating a BioFET device. The method includes forming a BioFET using one or more process steps compatible with or typical to a complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) process. The BioFET device may include a substrate; a gate structure disposed on a first surface of the substrate and an interface layer formed on the second surface of the substrate. The interface layer may allow for a receptor to be placed on the interface layer to detect the presence of a biomolecule or bio-entity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alexander KALNITSKY, Yi-Shao LIU, Kai-Chih LIANG, Chia-Hua CHU, Chun-Ren CHENG, Chun-Wen CHENG