Patents by Inventor Yi-Ta Huang

Yi-Ta Huang 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: 20220384576
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to methods for the fabrication of buried layers in gate-all-around (GAA) transistor structures to suppress junction leakage. In some embodiments, the method includes forming a doped epitaxial layer on a substrate, forming a stack of alternating first and second nano-sheet layers on the epitaxial layer, and patterning the stack and the epitaxial layer to form a fin structure. The method includes forming a sacrificial gate structure on the fin structure, removing portions of the fin structure not covered by the sacrificial gate structure, and etching portions of the first nano-sheet layers. Additionally, the method includes forming spacer structures on the etched portions of the first nano-sheet layers and forming source/drain (S/D) epitaxial structures on the epitaxial layer abutting the second nano-sheet layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chia-Ta YU, Yen-Chieh Huang, Yi-Hsien Tu, I-Hsieh Wong
  • Patent number: 11500428
    Abstract: A hinge module is provided, including a first bracket, a guiding rod movably assembled to the first bracket, an elastic member connected between the first bracket and the guiding rod, a second bracket pivotally connected to the guiding rod, and a linking rod pivotally connected between the first and the second brackets. In a process of the first and the second brackets rotating relative to each other, the guiding rod moves relative to the first bracket to deform the elastic member. A portable electronic device is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai, Wu-Chen Lee, Kun-You Chuang
  • Publication number: 20220342455
    Abstract: A portable electronic device including a first body, a second body, a pivot element, a heat source, a first flexible heat conductive element, and a flip cover is provided. The pivot element is connected to the second body, and the second body is pivotally connected to the first body through the pivot element. The heat source is disposed in the first body. The first flexible heat conductive element is thermally coupled to the heat source and extends toward the pivot element from the heat source. The first flexible heat conductive element passes through the pivot element and extends into the inside of the second body and is thus thermally coupled to the second body. The flip cover is pivotally connected to the first body and located on a moving path of the pivot element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2022
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chun-Chieh Wang, Wen-Neng Liao, Cheng-Wen Hsieh, Chuan-Hua Wang, Yi-Ta Huang
  • Publication number: 20220342451
    Abstract: A portable electronic device including a main display and at least one external display detachable relative to one side of the main display is provided. The external display includes a body, a slider slidably disposed in the body, at least one latch pivoted to the body, and at least one elastic member connected between the slider and the body. The latch has a driving column and a tenon portion opposite to each other, and the driving column is movably connected to the slider, such that when the slider slides relative to the body, the latch is driven to pivot relative to the body, and the tenon portion is rotated out of the body or hidden in body. The tenon portion that is rotated out of the body is inserted into the main display, so that the external display is combined to the main display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2022
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yu-Shih Wang, Yi-Ta Huang, Chih-Chun Liu, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai
  • Publication number: 20220328502
    Abstract: A memory device includes a three dimensional memory array having memory cells arranged on multiple floors in rows and columns. Each column is associated with a bit line and a select line. The memory device further includes select gate pairs each being associated with a column. The bit line of a column is connectable to a corresponding a global bit line through a first select gate of a select gate pair associated with the column and a select line of the column is connectable to a corresponding global select line through the second select gate of the select gate pair associated with the column. The plurality of select gate pairs are formed in a different layer than the plurality of memory cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2021
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Inventors: Chia-Ta Yu, Chia-En Huang, Yi-Ching Liu, Yih Wang, Sai-Hooi Yeong, Yu-Ming Lin
  • Publication number: 20220259687
    Abstract: A quenching fixture adapted to clamp at least one workpiece is provided. The quenching fixture includes a first positioning component and a second positioning component. Both of the first positioning component and the second positioning component have a positioning surface, multiple protrusions protruding from the positioning surface and a heat dissipation channel disposed between the protrusions in a staggered manner. The positioning surface of the first positioning component faces the positioning surface of the second positioning component, and the protrusions of the first positioning component overlap the protrusions of the second positioning component. The workpiece is clamped between the protrusions of the first positioning component and the protrusions of the second positioning component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2021
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Chih-Chun Liu
  • Patent number: 11404011
    Abstract: A scan-type display apparatus includes a light emitting module, a display module, a control module and a driver module. The light emitting module includes an LED array having a common anode configuration. The control module generates a synchronization control (SC) signal. The driver module generates a plurality of switching signals and an image refresh signal based on the SC signal. The switching signals cause the LED array to emit light in a line scan manner. The image refresh signal is related to one of the switching signals that corresponds to a last line of the line scan in each line scan cycle, and is further related to refreshing of images on a display constituted by the light emitting module and the display module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: MACROBLOCK, INC.
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Wu, Chun-Yi Li, Hung-I Cheng, Ping-Kai Huang
  • Publication number: 20220236766
    Abstract: An electronic device assembly is provided, including an electronic device body and a detachable lens module. The electronic device body has a housing and a first joining unit, wherein the first joining unit is disposed on the housing. The detachable lens module is detachably assembled onto the housing and has a second joining unit, wherein the first joining unit is joined to the second joining unit to electrically connect the detachable lens module to the electronic device body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2022
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yu-Shih Wang, Yi-Ta Huang, Chih-Chun Liu, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai, Chi-Hung Lai, Wu-Chen Lee, Pin-Chueh Lin, Chih-Wei Liao, Ting-Wen Pai, Wen-Chieh Chen
  • Patent number: 11334115
    Abstract: An electronic device assembly is provided, including an electronic device body and a detachable lens module. The electronic device body has a housing and a first joining unit, wherein the first joining unit is disposed on the housing. The detachable lens module is detachably assembled onto the housing and has a second joining unit, wherein the first joining unit is joined to the second joining unit to electrically connect the detachable lens module to the electronic device body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yu-Shih Wang, Yi-Ta Huang, Chih-Chun Liu, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai, Chi-Hung Lai, Wu-Chen Lee, Pin-Chueh Lin, Chih-Wei Liao, Ting-Wen Pai, Wen-Chieh Chen
  • Publication number: 20220147113
    Abstract: A hinge assembly, including a rotating shaft and a pair of cams, is provided. The cams are sleeved on the rotating shaft so as to be rotatable relative to each other. The pair of cams respectively has a first flat surface and a second flat surface facing each other, and a curved surface adjacent to the first flat surface and the second flat surface. The first flat surface of one of the cams passes by the curved surface to move from one flat surface to the other flat surface of the other cam, so as to enable the pair of cams to move relatively away or closer along an axial direction of the rotating shaft. The curved surfaces of the cams are in surface contact when the first flat surface passes by the curved surface. A portable electronic device is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Yang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Yi-Ta Huang, Hung-Jen Su
  • Publication number: 20220137674
    Abstract: A hinge mechanism includes at least two hinge modules and at least one switching assembly disposed between the adjacent two hinge modules and including a first and second rotating members rotating coaxially with respect to each other. The first rotating member is coaxially disposed at one of the adjacent hinge modules to rotate synchronously. The second rotating member is coaxially disposed at the other one of the adjacent hinge modules to rotate synchronously. The first rotating member has a first driving portion, and the second rotating member has a second driving portion. The first and second driving portions are located on rotating paths of each other, and an idle stroke is provided between the first and second driving portions along the rotating paths. When the first driving portion and the second driving portion pass through the idle stroke, torque forces generated by the adjacent two hinge modules are disconnected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chuan-Hua Wang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Dong-Sheng Wu, Chih-Chun Liu, Wen-Chieh Tai, Yi-Ta Huang
  • Publication number: 20220121245
    Abstract: A hinge structure for a flexible display including first, second, third, and fourth rotating shafts, first and second brackets, and first, second, third, and fourth linking members is provided. The first, second, third, and fourth rotating shafts are parallel to each other and kept at a fixed relative distance with each other. The first linking member is pivotally connected to the third and first brackets. The second linking member is pivotally connected to the fourth and second brackets. The third linking member is pivotally connected to the first bracket and connected to the first rotating shaft, and the fourth linking member is pivotally connected to the second bracket and connected to the second rotating shaft. When the first and second rotating shafts pivotally rotate relative to each other, the first and second brackets move close to or away from each other. A foldable electronic device is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai
  • Patent number: 11301005
    Abstract: A display assembly including a body, a display module, and a transmission module is provided. The body has a datum surface. The display module has a display surface. The transmission module is disposed in the body and is linked to the display module, wherein the transmission module drives the display module to move away from or close to the body, so as to drive the display surface to be lifted up or lowered down relative to the datum surface. A portable electronic device is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai
  • Patent number: 11281261
    Abstract: A hinge module and an electronic device are provided. The electronic device includes a first body and a second body that the hinge module is connected therebetween, and the first and the second bodies are rotated to be folded or unfolded through the hinge module. The hinge module includes a guiding member, a first rail, a rotating shaft, and a linking member. The rotating shaft disposed at the first body in a rotatable and penetrating manner. The linking member is linked between the rotating shaft and the guiding member. The first and the second bodies are rotated relatively to each other via the guiding member and the first rail, and the guiding member drives the linking member to rotate the rotating shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignees: Acer Incorporated, Sinher Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Yan-Fong Cheng, Cheng-Nan Ling, Yi-Ta Huang, Pao-Min Huang, Ting-Hung Su, Yung-Chang Chiang, Shin-Pin Yang, Wu-Chen Lee
  • Patent number: 11262801
    Abstract: A portable electronic device includes a first body, a second body, a third body, and a support member. The second body is pivotally connected between the first body and the third body. The support member is movably disposed at the first body, and the support member is pivotally connected to one of the second body and the third body. In a folded state, the second body is folded and covered between the first body and the third body. In an unfolded state, the second body and the third body are respectively inclined relative to the first body and the second body, and the second body is suspended over the first body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai
  • Patent number: 11262818
    Abstract: A portable electronic device including a body, a door, a carrier and at least one electronic module is provided. The door is movably mounted on the body. The carrier includes a first side and a second side opposite to each other, the first side is pivoted to the body, and the second side is movably pivoted to the door. The electronic module is disposed on the carrier. At least one opening is formed between the door and the body when the door moves away from the body, and the door drives the carrier to rotate relative to the body, such that the electronic module is tilted with respect to the body along with the movement of the door, and the electronic module is exposed to an external environment via the opening for heat dissipation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Chun-Chieh Wang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Cheng-Wen Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20210397227
    Abstract: A foldable electronic device including a hinge module and a pair of bodies is provided. The hinge module is connected between the bodies such that the bodies may rotate relatively to be folded or unfolded. The hinge module includes a first torsion member and a second torsion member linked respectively to the bodies to generate torsional forces during a travel of a rotation of the bodies to be folded or unfolded. The first torsion member generates torsional force in a first section of the travel, the second torsion member generates torsional force in a second section of the travel, and the first section and the second section overlap partially, in which the direction of the first torsion member is opposite to the direction of the second torsion member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai
  • Patent number: 11163344
    Abstract: A laptop with active door including a first body, a second body, a hinge connected between the first body and the second body, a linking assembly pivoted to the hinge and slidably disposed on the first body, a door movably disposed on the first body, a first linking rod, and a second linking rod is provided. The first linking rod has a first end and a second end opposite to each other, the first end is pivoted to the linking assembly, and the second end is pivoted the door. The second linking rod has a third end and a fourth end opposite to each other, the third end is pivoted to the first body, and the fourth end is pivoted to the first linking rod.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai
  • Publication number: 20210311531
    Abstract: An electronic device including a hinge module, a first body, a first linking assembly, a second body, a second linking assembly, and a flexible display assembled to the first body and the second body is provided. The hinge module includes a first rotating shaft, a second rotating shaft parallel to the first rotating shaft, a first guiding shaft orthogonal to the first rotating shaft, and a second guiding shaft orthogonal to the second rotating shaft. The first body is slidably assembled to the first guiding shaft, the second body is slidably assembled to the second guiding shaft, the first linking assembly slidably assembled to the first guiding shaft connects the first body, and the second linking assembly slidably assembled to the second guiding shaft connects the second body. A deformation of the flexible display drives the first and second bodies to move close to or away from the hinge module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wu-Chen Lee, Wen-Chieh Tai, Kun-You Chuang
  • Patent number: D947173
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Szu-Wei Yang, Kai-Teng Cheng, Yi-Ta Huang, Cheng-Nan Ling