Patents by Inventor Young-Bok Yoon

Young-Bok 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: 20210294113
    Abstract: A camera module includes: a housing; a lens module disposed in the housing; a driving assembly configured to move the lens module in a direction of an optical axis or a direction intersecting the optical axis; and a reinforcing structure formed integrally with the housing, and electrically connected to the driving assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2020
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae Man PARK, Bong Won JEONG, Young Bok YOON, Jung Seok LEE, Soo Cheol LIM
  • Publication number: 20210286193
    Abstract: A folded module includes a housing, a carrier provided in the housing, and a rotation holder provided on the carrier and including a reflective member. The carrier is rotatable, with respect to the housing, around a first axis formed by one rotating shaft ball, the rotation holder is rotatable with respect to the carrier around a second axis formed by two ball members, and the first axis and the second axis intersect each other, and the one rotating shaft ball and the two ball members are provided together on a plane on which both the first axis and the second axis are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Hwan KWON, Nam Ki PARK, Young Bok YOON, Kyung Hun LEE, Soon Seok KANG
  • Publication number: 20210286149
    Abstract: A camera module includes: a lens module comprising one or more lenses; and an optical path adjustment member disposed to face the lens module or an imaging plane, and configured to be driven in a direction of an optical axis of the lens module to vary a distance from a rearmost lens of the lens module to the imaging plane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Bok YOON, Bong Won JEONG
  • Publication number: 20210281759
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing, and a first frame and a second frame sequentially disposed in the housing in an optical axis direction. The second frame includes a lens module configured to rotate together with the second frame about a first rotation axis and a second rotation axis, intersecting an optical axis direction. The first rotation axis is formed between the housing and an opposing surface of the first frame in the optical axis direction by first ball members disposed in a direction intersecting the optical axis direction. The second rotation axis is formed between the first fame and an opposing surface of the second frame in the optical axis direction by second ball members disposed in a direction intersecting the optical axis direction and the first rotation axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bo Sung SEO, Young Bok YOON, Nam Ki PARK
  • Publication number: 20210271049
    Abstract: A camera module is provided. The camera module includes a housing; a focus adjustment unit disposed in the housing; and a shake correction unit disposed in the housing, wherein the housing includes a first shake correction driving magnet and second shake correction driving magnet that provide a driving force to move the shake correction unit in a first direction intersecting an optical axis and a second direction intersecting the optical axis and the first direction, and a focus adjustment driving coil providing a driving force to move the focus adjustment unit in the optical axis direction. The housing further includes first to third yokes respectively disposed on a surface of the first magnet, a surface of the second magnet, and a surface of the focus adjustment driving coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bo Sung SEO, Jung Seok LEE, Young Bok YOON, Nam Ki PARK, Byung Hoon LEE
  • Publication number: 20210263260
    Abstract: A camera module includes a fixed portion, a movable portion configured to be moved relative to the fixed portion in an optical axis direction, at least two position detection sensors, and a magnet disposed to oppose the at least two position detection sensors in a direction intersecting the optical axis direction. The magnet includes an N-pole and an S-pole on a surface opposing the at least two position detection sensors and a neutral zone between the N-pole and the S-pole. The at least two position detection sensors are disposed such that at least one position detection sensor opposes one of the N-pole and the S-pole and at least one other positon detection sensor opposes the neutral zone when the movable portion is moved in the optical axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2020
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Su Bong JANG, Sang Jong LEE, Nam Ki PARK, Young Bok YOON, Hee Soo YOON
  • Publication number: 20210247663
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing, a movable body configured to move in a direction of an optical axis of the housing; a reinforcing member formed integrally on one surface of the movable body, and configured to increase a rigidity of the movable body; and a first buffer member formed in the reinforcing member, and configured to reduce an impactive force between the housing and the movable body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Hyuk LEE, Soo Cheol LIM, Byung Woo KANG, Young Bok YOON, Jong Woo HONG, Jung Seok LEE
  • Patent number: 11086195
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing accommodating a lens module, a driving unit including a magnet disposed on the lens module and a coil disposed to face the magnet, a yoke generating attractive force with the magnet, a first ball member accommodated in a first receiving space disposed between the lens module and the housing, and pressed by the attractive force, and a second ball member accommodated in a second receiving space disposed between the lens module and the housing, and pressed by the attractive force. A length of the first receiving space in an optical axis direction is different from a length of the second receiving space in the optical axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Hyeon Jeong, Nam Ki Park, Yeun Ho Jung, Young Bok Yoon, Sung Hoon Kim, Yoo Chang Kim, Jae Hyuk Kim
  • Publication number: 20210227141
    Abstract: A camera module includes a movable member, a holder, a fixing frame, a movable frame, and a first support frame. The movable member includes a lens module. The holder is coupled to the movable member and includes a magnet member. The fixing frame is configured to accommodate the holder and includes a coil member configured to face the magnet member. The movable frame is mounted on the holder and includes a pivot portion. The first support frame is configured to surround an upper surface portion of the pivot portion and a second support frame is configured to surround a lower surface portion of the pivot portion. The first support frame and the second support frame are respectively mounted on the fixing frame, and the movable frame is rotatably disposed around the pivot portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bo Sung SEO, Nam Ki PARK, Young Bok YOON
  • Publication number: 20210199918
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing; a lens module accommodated in the housing and configured to adjust focus or adjust focus magnification; and an optical path conversion module accommodated in the housing and configured to convert an optical path. The optical path conversion module includes a prism; a first movable body accommodating the prism; a fixed body accommodating the first movable body; a first driving unit enabling first rotational driving of the first movable body, relative to the fixed body; and a second driving unit enabling second rotational driving of the first movable body, relative to the fixed body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hong Joo LEE, Young Bok YOON, Ta Kyoung LEE
  • Publication number: 20210199915
    Abstract: A camera module includes a lens module accommodating one or more lenses and configured to move in an interior of a housing in an optical axis direction of the one or more lenses, a first support member connected to the lens module and extending toward an upper inner surface of the housing from the lens module in a first direction intersecting the optical axis, and a second support member connected to the first support member and extending toward a lower inner surface of the housing in a second direction intersecting with the optical axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Bok YOON, Nam Ki PARK, Bong Won JEONG, Bo Sung SEO
  • Publication number: 20210203815
    Abstract: An optical assembly includes: a camera module; at least one actuator configured to move the camera module; and a connection substrate having one end connected to the camera module such that at least a portion of the connection substrate is configured to move along with movement of the camera module. The connection substrate includes a rigidity reduction portion reducing rigidity of the connection substrate in a portion of the substrate in which distortion or warpage occurs according to the movement of the camera module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung Han KIM, Han KIM, Young Bok YOON, Seok Hwan KIM, Tae Ho YUN, Kyung Ho LEE, Jong Gil WON, Chul Kyu KIM, Jong Man KIM
  • Patent number: 11036061
    Abstract: There are provided a reflecting module for optical image stabilization (OIS) and a camera module including the same. The reflecting module for OIS includes: a housing; a rotation holder supported by a sidewall of the housing through a rotation frame; a reflecting member provided on the rotation holder; a driving part providing driving force to the rotation holder so that the rotation holder is moved relative to the housing; and a pulling yoke provided in the housing so that the rotation holder is supported by the sidewall of the housing by attractive force between the pulling yoke and a magnet of the driving part provided on a lower surface of the rotation holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bong Won Jeong, Young Bok Yoon, Sang Ho Seo, Ta Kyoung Lee, Ah Hyeon Im, Jae Kyung Kim
  • Publication number: 20210173223
    Abstract: A camera module includes a carrier supported on a housing and movable in an optical axis direction, a frame supported on the carrier and movable, relative to the carrier, in a first direction perpendicular to the optical axis direction, and a lens module supported on the frame and movable, relative to the frame, in a second direction perpendicular to the optical axis direction. One of the frame and the lens module is supported such that attractive force acts in one of the first direction and the second direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bo Sung SEO, Jung Seok LEE, Young Bok YOON
  • Publication number: 20210173225
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing, a frame disposed in an interior space of the housing, a movable body, a lens holder, first and second optical image stabilization (OIS) actuators. The movable body is configured to move in a first direction, perpendicular to an optical axis. The lens holder is configured to move in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction. The first OIS actuator is configured to move the movable body in the first direction. The second OIS actuator is configured to move the lens holder in the second direction. The frame includes a first opening through which a first OIS coil and a first OIS magnet of the first OIS actuator are disposed to face each other, and a second opening through which a second OIS coil and a second OIS magnet of the second OIS actuator are disposed to face each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang Jong LEE, Nam Ki PARK, Young Bok YOON, Seung Hee HONG, Hee Soo YOON, Su Bong JANG
  • Publication number: 20210173226
    Abstract: A camera module includes: a housing in which a lens module is accommodated; and a shake correction portion including first and second movable yokes mounted on the lens module and first and second coil portions disposed to oppose the first and second movable yokes, respectively. The first coil portion is configured to attract the first movable yoke in response to power being applied to the first coil portion. The second coil portion is configured to attract the second movable yoke in response to power being applied to the second coil portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang Jong LEE, Su Bong JANG, Young Bok YOON, Seung Hee HONG, Nam Ki PARK, Hee Soo YOON
  • Publication number: 20210173224
    Abstract: A camera module includes a carrier supported on a housing and movable in an optical axis direction, at least one frame supported on the carrier and movable, relative to the carrier, in at least one direction perpendicular to the optical axis direction, and a lens module supported on the frame. The frame is supported on the carrier such that attractive force acts in the at least one direction perpendicular to the optical axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bo Sung SEO, Hong Joo LEE, Young Bok YOON, Jung Seok LEE
  • Publication number: 20210116716
    Abstract: There are provided a reflecting module for optical image stabilization (OIS) and a camera module including the same. The reflecting module for OIS includes: a housing including an internal space; a movable holder supported in the internal space of the housing by an elastic member; a reflecting member disposed on the movable holder; and a driving part configured to provide driving force to the movable holder so that the movable holder is moved relative to the housing, wherein the elastic member includes a fixed frame fixed to the housing, a movable frame provided in the fixed frame, and a spring connecting the fixed frame and the movable frame to each other and, the movable frame is movable in relation to two axes perpendicular to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bong Won JEONG, Jae Kyung KIM, Young Bok YOON, Hyun Kag PARK
  • Patent number: 10969654
    Abstract: An aperture module includes a rotation plate disposed on a base, a moving portion that moves linearly to rotate the rotation plate, and blades linked to the rotation plate to form an aperture having a variable size. The blades include at least two small-aperture blades that are contracted inwardly toward an optical axis to form the aperture having a first size and at least two medium-aperture blades that are contracted inwardly toward the optical axis to form the aperture having a second size larger than the first size. The at least two small-aperture blades and the at least two medium-aperture blades are extended outwardly away from the optical axis to form the aperture having a third size larger than the second size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bo Sung Seo, Young Bok Yoon, Kyung Hun Lee
  • Patent number: 10969653
    Abstract: An aperture stop includes a housing, a blades disposed in the housing and rotated to form an incident hole having variable sizes, and a driver to rotatably move the blades. Each of the blades includes a through hole and protrusions disposed on an internal surface of the through hole forming the incident hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae Kyung Kim, Young Bok Yoon