Patents by Inventor Yong Kyu Yoon

Yong Kyu Yoon 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: 20200377164
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a roof rack that is mounted on a roof panel of a vehicle and includes a main body and a hollow profile integrally formed inside the main body may include: manufacturing the hollow profile using a drawing method, wherein the hollow profile is formed of a resin composite and has a hollow portion extending in a lengthwise direction thereof; mounting caps on opposite longitudinal end portions of the hollow profile in the lengthwise direction to seal the hollow portion; inserting the hollow profile having the caps mounted on the opposite longitudinal end portions thereof into an injection mold; and insert-molding the main body having the hollow profile integrally formed inside, by injecting a moldable material to surround the hollow profile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hyun Kyung Kim, Dong Eun Cha, Jin Young Yoon, Byung Kyu Yoon, Hwi Sung Jung, Sang Hyeon Park, Ju Hyun Hwon, Yong Han Kang, Seung Ryeol Lee, Sung Hyun Shin
  • Publication number: 20200377031
    Abstract: A roof rack mounted on a roof panel of a vehicle includes a main body including a rail that extends along a lengthwise direction and forms the main body and support parts provided on opposite longitudinal end portions of the rail in the lengthwise direction, a hollow profile that extends along the lengthwise direction of the rail and that is integrally formed inside the rail, and a cap mounted on at least one of opposite longitudinal end portions of the hollow profile or disposed inside the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hyun Kyung KIM, Dong Eun CHA, Jin Young YOON, Byung Kyu YOON, Hwi Sung JUNG, Sang Hyeon PARK, Ju Hyun KWON, Seung Ryeol LEE, Yong Yeon HWANG
  • Publication number: 20200377026
    Abstract: A roof rack mounted on a roof panel of a vehicle includes a main body including a rail that extends along a lengthwise direction and forms the main body and support parts provided on opposite longitudinal end portions of the rail in the lengthwise direction, a hollow profile that extends along the lengthwise direction of the rail and that is integrally formed inside the rail, caps mounted on opposite distal ends of the hollow profile and disposed inside the main body, and a pair of covers mounted on opposite side surfaces of each of the support parts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hyun Kyung KIM, Dong Eun CHA, Jin Young YOON, Byung Kyu YOON, Hwi Sung JUNG, Sang Hyeon PARK, Ju Hyun KWON, Seung Ryeol LEE, Wook Hee LEE, Yong Woo JUNG
  • Publication number: 20200376728
    Abstract: An insert molding apparatus includes: a lower mold including a seating part on which an insert member including a through-hole is seated; an upper mold mounted on the lower mold to receive the insert member seated on the seating part; and a first fixing part including a first head provided in the lower mold and inserted into the through-hole of the insert member when the insert member is seated, and a first drive unit that moves the first head. The first drive unit is moved to adjust a length by which the first head is inserted into the through-hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hyun Kyung KIM, Dong Eun CHA, Jin Young YOON, Byung Kyu YOON, Hwi Sung JUNG, Sang Hyeon PARK, Ju Hyun KWON, Seung Ryeol LEE, Yong Woo JUNG, Min Jun KIM, Eon Yeon JO
  • Patent number: 10851301
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a liquid crystal (LC) medium comprising a terphenyl compound and at least two polymerizable compounds, to a process for its preparation, to its use for optical, electro-optical and electronic purposes, in particular in LC displays, especially in an LC display of the polymer sustained alignment (PSA) type, and to an LC display, especially a PSA display, comprising it.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Hyun-Jin Yoon, Ji-Won Jeong, Eun-Kyu Lee, Min-Ok Jin, Yong-Kuk Yun
  • Patent number: 10811197
    Abstract: Various examples are provided for hydrothermally grown BaTiO3, SrTiO3, and BaxSr1?xTiO3 on TiO2 nanotube layers, which can be used in ultra-high charge density capacitors. In one example, a method includes forming a first anodized titanium oxide (ATO) layer on a layer of titanium by anodization, the first ATO layer having a nanotubular morphology; removing the first ATO layer from the layer of titanium; forming a second ATO layer having a nanotubular morphology on the layer of titanium by anodization; and hydrothermally growing a layer of MTiO3 on a surface of the second ATO layer, where M is Ba, Sr, or BaxSr1?x. In another example, an ultra-high density charge capacitor includes a first electrode layer; an ATO layer disposed on the first electrode layer; a layer of MTiO3 on a surface of the ATO layer; and a second electrode layer disposed on the layer of MTiO3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC.
    Inventors: Kyoung Tae Kim, Yong-Kyu Yoon, Dongsu Kim
  • Patent number: 10810447
    Abstract: Various examples are provided for smart transportation and sensing systems. In one example, an apparatus for smart transportation sensing includes a reflector integrated in a contoured roadway unit configured to protect the reflector from damage by vehicles traveling along a transportation surface; and a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag integrated in the contoured roadway unit. In another example, a system for smart transportation includes a vehicle including a radio frequency identification (RFID) reader configured to interrogate RFID tags integrated in reflector units disposed along a transportation surface; and a processing system in communication with the RFID reader, the processing system configured to process data obtained from at least one of the RFID tags to determine vehicle location along the transportation surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: University of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Yong Kyu Yoon, Sheng-Po Fang, Seahee Hwangbo, Todd R. Schumann
  • Patent number: 10794777
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for measuring static and dynamic pressures in harsh environments are disclosed. A pressure sensor according to one embodiment of the present invention may include a diaphragm constructed from materials designed to operate in harsh environments. A waveguide may be operably connected to the diaphragm, and an electromagnetic wave producing and receiving (e.g., sensing) device may be attached to the waveguide, opposite the diaphragm. A handle may be connected between the diaphragm and the waveguide to provide both structural support and electrical functionality for the sensor. A gap may be included between the handle and the diaphragm, allowing the diaphragm to move freely. An antenna and a ground plane may be formed on the diaphragm or the handle. Electromagnetic waves may be reflected off the antenna and detected to directly measure static and dynamic pressures applied to the diaphragm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: University of Florida Research Foundation, Incorporated
    Inventors: John E. Rogers, Mark Sheplak, Yong Kyu Yoon, Jack Judy
  • Patent number: 10775869
    Abstract: Provided are a mobile terminal for providing a function performable by the mobile terminal to a user by using information input to the mobile terminal by the user, and a method of operating the mobile terminal. The method includes receiving a touch input while a touch sensor of the mobile terminal is activated and a display; determining an operation of the mobile terminal corresponding to the received touch input; and executing the determined operation when the display is activated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji-yeon Kwak, Hyun-jin Kim, Yong-yeon Lee, Yeo-jun Yoon, Kyoung-jin Moon, Joon-kyu Seo
  • Patent number: 10756416
    Abstract: Various examples are provided for glass interposer integrated antennas for intrachip, interchip and board communications. In one example, a reflector through-glass via (TGV) antenna includes a TGV or group of TGVs extending through a glass substrate. The TGV can extend from a feeding line disposed on a first side of the glass substrate to a loading disc disposed on a second side of the glass substrate. An array of reflector pillars extending through the glass substrate from a ground plane on the first side of the glass substrate to the second side of the glass substrate can also be provided with the array of reflector pillars distributed beyond an outer edge of the loading disc. The TGV antenna can be implemented as a dual mode design and excited at a first frequency to generate an omni-directional radiation pattern and at a second frequency to generate a broadside radiation pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC.
    Inventors: Seahee Hwangbo, Yong Kyu Yoon
  • Publication number: 20200257423
    Abstract: A content display method of a user terminal device including a bended touch screen divided into a main area and a sub area, includes displaying, on the main area, a first main content provided by a first application, and displaying, on the sub area, a first sub content associated with the first main content, receiving a user gesture input on the main area, and in response to receiving the user gesture, displaying, on the main area, a second main content provided by a second application, and displaying, on the sub area, a second sub content associated with the second main content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji-yeon KWAK, Yun-kyung Kim, Yong-yeon Lee, Hyun-jin Kim, Yeo-jun Yoon, Nipun Kumar, Joon-kyu Seo
  • Patent number: 10691313
    Abstract: A content display method of a user terminal device including a bended touch screen divided into a main area and a sub area, includes displaying, on the main area, a first main content provided by a first application, and displaying, on the sub area, a first sub content associated with the first main content, receiving a user gesture input on the main area, and in response to receiving the user gesture, displaying, on the main area, a second main content provided by a second application, and displaying, on the sub area, a second sub content associated with the second main content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji-yeon Kwak, Yun-kyung Kim, Yong-yeon Lee, Hyun-jin Kim, Yeo-jun Yoon, Nipun Kumar, Joon-kyu Seo
  • Publication number: 20200157427
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a liquid crystal (LC) medium comprising a terphenyl compound and at least two polymerisable compounds, to a process for its preparation, to its use for optical, electro-optical and electronic purposes, in particular in LC displays, especially in an LC display of the polymer sustained alignment (PSA) type, and to an LC display, especially a PSA display, comprising it.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Hyun-Jin YOON, Ji-Won JEONG, Eun-Kyu LEE, Min-Ok JIN, Yong-Kuk YUN
  • Patent number: 10653818
    Abstract: Various examples are provided for magnetic particle imbedded nanofibrous membranes. In one example, among others, a nanofibrous membrane includes one or more electrospun nanofibers forming form a layer of nanofibers, and a plurality of magnetic nanoparticles embedded in the one or more electrospun nanofibers. In another example, a method includes generating one or more electrospun nanofibers including magnetic nanoparticles from one or more nozzles positioned over a substrate to form a magnetic nanofibrous layer, and affixing the magnetic nanofibrous layer to a support structure. In another example, a system includes a magnetic nanofibrous membrane affixed to a support structure, and a magnetic field generator configured to generate a magnetic field that passes through the magnetic nanofibrous membrane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC.
    Inventors: Yong-Kyu Yoon, Sheng-Po Fang
  • Patent number: 10650937
    Abstract: Various examples are provided for superlattice conductors. In one example, a planar conductor includes a plurality of stacked layers including copper thin film layers and nickel thin film layers, where adjacent copper thin film layers of the copper thin film layers are separated by a nickel thin film layer of the plurality of nickel thin film layers. In another example, a conductor includes a plurality of radially distributed layers including a non-ferromagnetic core; a nickel layer disposed about and encircling the non-ferromagnetic core; and a copper layer disposed on and encircling the nickel layer. In another example, a hybrid conductor includes a core; and a plurality of radially distributed layers disposed about a portion of an outer surface of the core, the plurality of radially distributed layers include alternating ferromagnetic and non-ferromagnetic layers. In other hybrid conductors, the radially distributed layers can utilize magnetic and non-magnetic materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC
    Inventor: Yong-Kyu Yoon
  • Patent number: 10642104
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of controlling the pretilt angle in liquid crystal (LC) displays of the polymer sustained alignment (PSA) type, to a method of manufacturing a PSA display with different pretilt angles at the two substrates, and to PSA displays made by this method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Eun-Kyu Lee, Hyun-Jin Yoon, In-Young Cho, Yong-Jun Ji
  • Patent number: 10586918
    Abstract: A magnetic field effect transconductor device (M-FET) capable of carrying a modulated current when receiving an external magnetic field includes at least a ferromagnetic layer and a non-ferromagnetic layer disposed on the ferromagnetic layer; the non-ferromagnetic layer has a first skin depth of the current and a first thickness smaller than the first skin depth; and the ferromagnetic layer has a second skin depth of the current and a second thickness smaller than the second skin depth. Applying an external DC magnetic field along the longitudinal axis of the device and an AC EM wave propagating in the same direction as the DC field, the M-FET demonstrates frequency dependent current switching device. A method for making the transconductor includes depositing a photoresist over transconductors and patterning the photoresist, or depositing transconductors over a patterned photoresist and performing a lift off process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: University of Florida Research Foundation, Incorporated
    Inventors: Yong Kyu Yoon, Arian Rahimi
  • Patent number: 10557083
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a liquid crystal (LC) medium comprising a terphenyl compound and at least two polymerisable compounds, to a process for its preparation, to its use for optical, electro-optical and electronic purposes, in particular in LC displays, especially in an LC display of the polymer sustained alignment (PSA) type, and to an LC display, especially a PSA display, comprising it.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Hyun-Jin Yoon, Ji-Won Jeong, Eun-Kyu Lee, Min-Ok Jin, Yong-Kuk Yun
  • Patent number: 10517525
    Abstract: Various examples are provided for a smart mouth guard for diagnosis, quantification, and/or management of e.g., bruxism. In one example, among others, a diagnostic mouth guard includes a plurality of pressure sensors and processing circuitry configured to provide pressure sensor data to an external processing unit when located in an oral cavity. The diagnostic mouth guard may also include temperature, pH and/or inertia sensors. In another example, a system includes the diagnostic mouth guard and the external processing unit such as, e.g., a smart phone, table or computer. The diagnostic mouth guard can communicate with the external processing unit over a wireless channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC.
    Inventors: Yong-Kyu Yoon, Xiaoyu Cheng, Gloria Jung-a Kim, Fong Wong
  • Patent number: 10502754
    Abstract: An apparatus for measuring fluid speed by using the refraction of light is disclosed. The apparatus includes: a channel in which a passage is formed to allow the flow of a fluid; a first and a second light source that are located in any one region of an upper part and a lower part of the channel; a sensor installed in an opposite region of the region where the first and second light sources are located with respect to the channel, to receive the light emitted from the first and second light sources; a speed calculation unit configured to calculate a speed of the fluid by using the intensity of the light received at the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: INTEKBIO Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Seok Chung, Jung Hyo Yoon, Eun Doo Lee, Se Woon Han, Jae Ho Kim, Young Kyu Cho, David Lim, Yong Hun Jung, Seung Hun Hong