Patents by Inventor Yong-wan Jin

Yong-wan Jin 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: 20220169633
    Abstract: A squarylium compound has high transmittance in a visible wavelength spectrum of light and is configured to selectively absorb light in an infrared/near infrared wavelength spectrum of light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2022
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Moon Gyu HAN, Kyung Bae PARK, Dongseon LEE, Yong Wan JIN, Chul Joon HEO
  • Patent number: 11317068
    Abstract: In a signal processing apparatus, a photoelectric conversion member includes a first photoelectric conversion layer configured to photoelectrically convert at least one of blue light or red light, and a second photoelectric conversion layer on an incident light surface of the first photoelectric conversion layer and configured to photoelectrically convert green light. An interpolation circuit is configured to interpolate at least one of a blue light signal or a red light signal obtained by photoelectric conversion in the first photoelectric conversion layer L1, using a green light signal obtained by photoelectric conversion in the second photoelectric conversion layer L2. An absorption correction circuit is configured to perform absorption correction on the green light signal, using at least one of the blue light signal or the red light signal that are interpolated by the interpolation circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mineki Taoka, Takashi Okazaki, Chul Joon Heo, Gae Hwang Lee, Kyung Bae Park, Yong Wan Jin
  • Patent number: 11281320
    Abstract: An electronic device may include an edge touch screen including a main display region and an edge display region extending from the main display region each including one or more of red pixels, near infrared ray pixels, and sensor pixels for detecting light with different wavelengths; and a controller configured to, drive the edge touch screen in response to a touch input for the edge display region being maintained for a set time by instructing at least one selected red pixel of the red pixels and at least one selected near infrared ray pixel of the near infrared ray pixels corresponding to a position of the touch input to emit light, and measure biometrics based on light amounts of light of different wavelengths received from at least one selected sensor pixel of the sensor pixels corresponding to the position of the touch input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chul Joon Heo, Kyung Bae Park, Yong Wan Jin
  • Patent number: 11261172
    Abstract: A squarylium compound has high transmittance in a visible wavelength spectrum of light and is configured to selectively absorb light in an infrared/near infrared wavelength spectrum of light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Moon Gyu Han, Kyung Bae Park, Dongseon Lee, Yong Wan Jin, Chul Joon Heo
  • Publication number: 20220036028
    Abstract: A fingerprint sensor may include first and second electrodes, a light absorption layer isolated from direct contact with the first and second electrodes, and an insulation layer between the first electrode and the light absorption layer and further between the second electrode and the light absorption layer. A reflective layer may be between the light absorption layer and the first electrode. The insulation layer may include a first insulation layer between the first electrode and the light absorption layer, and a second insulation layer between the second electrode and the light absorption layer. A fingerprint sensor array including a plurality of fingerprint sensors may at least partially expose a plurality of sub-pixels of a display panel on which the fingerprint sensor array is located.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gae Hwang Lee, Kyung Bae Park, Sung Jun Park, Sung Young Yun, Yong Wan Jin, Chul Joon Heo
  • Publication number: 20220006025
    Abstract: A compound of Chemical Formula 1, and a photoelectric device, an image sensor, and an electronic device including the same are disclosed: In Chemical Formula 1, each substituent is the same as defined in the detailed description.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jisoo SHIN, Yeong Suk CHOI, Katsunori SHIBATA, Taejin CHOI, Sungyoung YUN, Ohkyu KWON, Sangmo KIM, Hiromasa SHIBUYA, Gae Hwang LEE, Yong Wan JIN, Hyesung CHOI, Chul BAIK, Hyerim HONG
  • Publication number: 20210366991
    Abstract: An organic image sensor may be configured to obtain a color signal associated with a particular wavelength spectrum of light absorbed by the organic image sensor may omit a color filter. The organic image sensor may include an organic photoelectric conversion layer including a first material and a second material. The first material may absorb a first wavelength spectrum of light, and the second material may absorb a second wavelength spectrum of light. The organic photoelectric conversion layer may include stacked upper and lower layers, and the respective material compositions of the lower and upper layers may be first and second mixtures of the first and second materials. A ratio of the first material to the second material in the first mixture may be greater than 1/1, and a ratio of the first material to the second material in the second mixture may be less than 1/1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gae Hwang LEE, Kwang Hee LEE, Sung Young YUN, Dong-Seok LEEM, Yong Wan JIN
  • Patent number: 11158827
    Abstract: An IR organic photoelectric device having a simplified device structure may include an anode and a cathode facing each other and an infrared absorption and hole transport composite monolayer between the anode and the cathode. An organic image sensor including the IR organic photoelectric device may include an absorption layer between the infrared absorption and hole transport composite monolayer and the cathode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-Seok Leem, Gae Hwang Lee, Sung Young Yun, Kwang Hee Lee, Yong Wan Jin
  • Patent number: 11151349
    Abstract: A fingerprint sensor may include first and second electrodes, a light absorption layer isolated from direct contact with the first and second electrodes, and an insulation layer between the first electrode and the light absorption layer and further between the second electrode and the light absorption layer. A reflective layer may be between the light absorption layer and the first electrode. The insulation layer may include a first insulation layer between the first electrode and the light absorption layer, and a second insulation layer between the second electrode and the light absorption layer. A fingerprint sensor array including a plurality of fingerprint sensors may at least partially expose a plurality of sub-pixels of a display panel on which the fingerprint sensor array is located.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gae Hwang Lee, Kyung Bae Park, Sung Jun Park, Sung Young Yun, Yong Wan Jin, Chul Joon Heo
  • Patent number: 11145822
    Abstract: A compound of Chemical Formula 1, and a photoelectric device, an image sensor, and an electronic device including the same are disclosed: In Chemical Formula 1, each substituent is the same as defined in the detailed description.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jisoo Shin, Yeong Suk Choi, Katsunori Shibata, Taejin Choi, Sungyoung Yun, Ohkyu Kwon, Sangmo Kim, Hiromasa Shibuya, Gae Hwang Lee, Yong Wan Jin, Hyesung Choi, Chul Baik, Hyerim Hong
  • Patent number: 11133352
    Abstract: An optical wireless communication system includes an optical wireless transmitter configured to emit a discrete-time signal of first light, second light, and third light having different wavelength spectra; and a light-receiving sensor including an optical wireless receiver including first, second, and third photoelectric conversion devices configured to convert discrete-time signals of the first, second, and third light beams into first, second, and third photoelectric conversion signals, respectively, wherein the second photoelectric conversion device at least partially overlaps the first photoelectric conversion device, and the third photoelectric conversion device at least partially overlaps at least one photoelectric conversion device of the first photoelectric conversion device or the second photoelectric conversion device, and at least one photoelectric conversion device of the first photoelectric conversion device, the second photoelectric conversion device, or the third photoelectric conversion devic
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung Jun Park, Kyung Bae Park, Sung Young Yun, Gae Hwang Lee, Seon-Jeong Lim, Yong Wan Jin
  • Publication number: 20210288114
    Abstract: An organic photoelectronic device includes a first electrode and a second electrode facing each other and a light-absorption layer between the first electrode and the second electrode and including a first region closest to the first electrode, the first region having a first composition ratio (p1/n1) of a p-type semiconductor relative to an n-type semiconductor, a second region closest to the second electrode, the second region having a second composition ratio (p2/n2) of the p-type semiconductor relative to the n-type semiconductor, and a third region between the first region and the second region in a thickness direction, the third region having a third composition ratio (p3/n3) of the p-type semiconductor relative to the n-type semiconductor that is greater or less than the first composition ratio (p1/n1) and the second composition ratio (p2/n2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gae Hwang LEE, Sung Young YUN, Yong Wan JIN
  • Patent number: 11114634
    Abstract: A photodiode according to example embodiments includes an anode, a cathode, and an intrinsic layer between the anode and the cathode. The intrinsic layer includes a P-type semiconductor and an N-type semiconductor, and composition ratios of the P-type semiconductor and the N-type semiconductor vary within the intrinsic layer depending on a distance of the intrinsic layer from one of the anode and the cathode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyung Bae Park, Kyu Sik Kim, Yong Wan Jin, Kwang Hee Lee, Dong-Seok Leem, Seon-Jeong Lim
  • Publication number: 20210273186
    Abstract: A photoelectric device includes a first photoelectric conversion layer including a heterojunction that includes a first p-type semiconductor and a first n-type semiconductor, a second photoelectric conversion layer on the first photoelectric conversion layer and including a heterojunction that includes a second p-type semiconductor and a second n-type semiconductor. A peak absorption wavelength (?max1) of the first photoelectric conversion layer and a peak absorption wavelength (?max2) of the second photoelectric conversion layer are included in a common wavelength spectrum of light that is one wavelength spectrum of light of a red wavelength spectrum of light, a green wavelength spectrum of light, a blue wavelength spectrum of light, a near infrared wavelength spectrum of light, or an ultraviolet wavelength spectrum of light, and a light-absorption full width at half maximum (FWHM) of the second photoelectric conversion layer is narrower than an FWHM of the first photoelectric conversion layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyung Bae PARK, Takkyun RO, Kiyohiko TSUTSUMI, Chul Joon HEO, Yong Wan JIN
  • Patent number: 11107860
    Abstract: An organic image sensor may be configured to obtain a color signal associated with a particular wavelength spectrum of light absorbed by the organic image sensor may omit a color filter. The organic image sensor may include an organic photoelectric conversion layer including a first material and a second material. The first material may absorb a first wavelength spectrum of light, and the second material may absorb a second wavelength spectrum of light. The organic photoelectric conversion layer may include stacked upper and lower layers, and the respective material compositions of the lower and upper layers may be first and second mixtures of the first and second materials. A ratio of the first material to the second material in the first mixture may be greater than 1/1, and a ratio of the first material to the second material in the second mixture may be less than 1/1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gae Hwang Lee, Kwang Hee Lee, Sung Young Yun, Dong-Seok Leem, Yong Wan Jin
  • Publication number: 20210257420
    Abstract: An OLED display panel may include a substrate, an OLED light emitter on the substrate and configured to emit light, and a visible light sensor on the substrate and configured to detect at least a portion of the emitted light based on reflection of the portion of the emitted light from a recognition target. The visible light sensor is in a non-light emitting region adjacent to the OLED light emitter so as to be horizontally aligned with the OLED light emitter in a horizontal direction extending parallel to an upper surface of the substrate, or between the substrate and a non-light emitting region adjacent to the OLED light emitter such that the visible light sensor is vertically aligned with the non-light emitting region in a vertical direction extending perpendicular to the upper surface of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyung Bae PARK, Sung Young YUN, Gae Hwang LEE, Yong Wan JIN, Chul Joon HEO
  • Publication number: 20210242271
    Abstract: An image sensor may include a first photo-sensing device on a semiconductor substrate and configured to sense light of a first wavelength spectrum, and second and third photo-sensing devices integrated in the semiconductor substrate and configured to sense light of a second and third wavelength spectrum, respectively. The first photo-sensing device may overlap each of the second and third photo-sensing devices in a thickness direction of the semiconductor substrate. The second and third photo-sensing devices do not overlap in the thickness direction and each have an upper surface, a lower surface, and a doped region therebetween. The third photo-sensing device includes an upper surface deeper further from the upper surface of the semiconductor substrate than the upper surface of the second photo-sensing device and a doped region thicker than the doped region of the second photo-sensing device. The image sensor may omit the first photo-sensing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2020
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyung Bae PARK, Yong Wan JIN, Sun Young YUN, Sung Jun PARK, Feifei FANG, Chul Joon HEO
  • Publication number: 20210234103
    Abstract: A compound of Chemical Formula 1, and an organic photoelectric device, an image sensor, and/or an electronic device including the same are disclosed: In Chemical Formula 1, each substituent is the same as defined in the detailed description.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seon-Jeong LIM, Norihito ISHII, Katsunori SHIBATA, Yong Wan JIN, Taejin CHOI, Kyung Bae PARK, Sung Jun PARK, Jisoo SHIN, Sung Young YUN
  • Publication number: 20210233963
    Abstract: An image sensor may include a photodiode within a semiconductor substrate and configured to sense light in an infrared wavelength spectrum of light, a photoelectric conversion device on the semiconductor substrate and configured to sense light in a visible wavelength spectrum of light, and a filtering element configured to selectively transmit at least a portion of the infrared wavelength spectrum of light and the visible wavelength spectrum of light. The filtering element may include a plurality of color filters on the photoelectric conversion device. The photoelectric conversion device may include a pair of electrodes facing each other and a photoelectric conversion layer between the pair of electrodes and configured to selectively absorb light in a visible wavelength spectrum of light. The filtering element may be between the semiconductor substrate and the photoelectric conversion device and may selectively absorb the infrared light and selectively transmit the visible light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gae Hwang LEE, Dong-Seok LEEM, Kwang Hee LEE, Sung Young YUN, Yong Wan JIN
  • Publication number: 20210231491
    Abstract: A combination sensor may include a first infrared light sensor and a second infrared light sensor. The first infrared light sensor may be configured to sense light in a first wavelength within an infrared wavelength spectrum. The second infrared light sensor may be configured to sense light in a second wavelength that is different from the first wavelength within the infrared wavelength spectrum. The first infrared light sensor and the second infrared light sensor may be stacked in relation to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-Seok LEEM, Gae Hwang LEE, Yong Wan JIN, Tae Yon LEE