Patents by Inventor Youngzoon Yoon

Youngzoon 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).

  • Patent number: 11125620
    Abstract: A substrate for sensing, a method of manufacturing the substrate, and an analyzing apparatus including the substrate are provided. The substrate for sensing includes: a support layer; a plurality of metal nanoparticle clusters arranged on the support layer; and a plurality of perforations arranged among the plurality of metal nanoparticle clusters. The plurality of metal nanoparticle clusters each comprise a plurality of metal nanoparticles stacked in a three-dimensional structure. Each of the plurality of perforations transmits incident light therethrough.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Daejong Yang, Hyunjun Cho, Youngzoon Yoon, Hyuck Choo
  • Publication number: 20210176412
    Abstract: A dual camera module including a hyperspectral camera module, an apparatus including the same, and a method of operating the apparatus are provided. The dual camera module includes a hyperspectral camera module configured to provide a hyperspectral image of a subject; and an RGB camera module configured to provide an image of the subject, and obtain an RGB correction value applied to correction of the hyperspectral image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2020
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngzoon YOON, Hyochul KIM
  • Publication number: 20210152681
    Abstract: There is provided a dual camera apparatus, an electronic apparatus including the same, and a method of operating the same are disclosed. The dual camera apparatus includes a first camera that acquires an entire image of a subject; and a second camera different than the first camera. The second camera includes a first light source, an optical element concentrates light emitted from the first light source onto a portion of a region of the subject and an image sensor that records spectrum information with respect to the portion of the region of the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngzoon Yoon, Hyuck Choo
  • Patent number: 10959619
    Abstract: A biological information measuring apparatus, a method of acquiring biological information, and a biological information measuring band are provided. The biological information measuring apparatus may emit light beams in a direction, which is actively or passively adjusted, to a region of interest inside a target object, detect the light beams returning from the target object along trajectories different from one another, and select an optimum light beam among the detected light beams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngzoon Yoon, Hyungjoo Kim, Younggeun Roh
  • Patent number: 10895499
    Abstract: A spectrometer includes a light conduit configured to align scattered light scattered in a target by light output from a light source into a collimated beam, and a beam block configured to restrict an angle of the scattered light and detect the scattered light via the light conduit or the beam block through a filter array and a detector, thereby achieving miniaturization in a pen type or a flat plate shape while maintaining a spectral characteristic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngzoon Yoon, Hyochul Kim, Younggeun Roh
  • Patent number: 10859499
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for quantitatively sensing and analyzing a concentration of biomolecules using Raman peak shift are disclosed. The quantitative molecular sensing apparatus includes an illumination optical system including a light source configured to irradiate excitation light onto an object, a detection optical system including an optical detector configured to detect light scattered from the object, and a signal processor configured to analyze properties of the object based on signal output by the detection optical system and to calculate a concentration of target molecules in the object based on a Raman peak shift value over a predetermined time period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jeongoen Lee, Daejong Yang, Youngzoon Yoon, Hyuck Choo
  • Patent number: 10809127
    Abstract: An apparatus for analyzing spectral information includes a database configured to store spectral information of a plurality of materials analyzed by the apparatus, a spectroscopic unit configured to generate spectral information of a subject by filtering an optical signal received from the subject in units of wavelengths, and a controller configured to obtain correlations between spectral information of each of candidate materials from among the plurality of materials and the spectral information of the subject, and generate result information based on the correlations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngzoon Yoon, Hyochul Kim, Younggeun Roh
  • Publication number: 20200116567
    Abstract: An apparatus for analyzing spectral information includes a database configured to store spectral information of a plurality of materials analyzed by the apparatus, a spectroscopic unit configured to generate spectral information of a subject by filtering an optical signal received from the subject in units of wavelengths, and a controller configured to obtain correlations between spectral information of each of candidate materials from among the plurality of materials and the spectral information of the subject, and generate result information based on the correlations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngzoon YOON, Hyochul KIM, Younggeun ROH
  • Patent number: 10605658
    Abstract: A spectrometer includes a light conduit configured to align scattered light scattered in a target by light output from a light source into a collimated beam, and a beam block configured to restrict an angle of the scattered light and detect the scattered light via the light conduit or the beam block through a filter array and a detector, thereby achieving miniaturization in a pen type or a flat plate shape while maintaining a spectral characteristic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngzoon Yoon, Hyochul Kim, Younggeun Roh
  • Publication number: 20200072667
    Abstract: A spectrometer includes a light conduit configured to align scattered light scattered in a target by light output from a light source into a collimated beam, and a beam block configured to restrict an angle of the scattered light and detect the scattered light via the light conduit or the beam block through a filter array and a detector, thereby achieving miniaturization in a pen type or a flat plate shape while maintaining a spectral characteristic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngzoon YOON, Hyochul KIM, Younggeun ROH
  • Patent number: 10568527
    Abstract: A method of monitoring a blood pressure includes: emitting a laser to a blood vessel in a body part; detecting, from the body part, laser speckles caused by scattering of the emitted laser; obtaining a bio-signal indicating a change in a volume of the blood vessel by using the detected laser speckles; and estimating a blood pressure based on the obtained bio-signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngzoon Yoon, Jaesoong Lee, Jisoo Kyoung, Younggeun Roh, Yeonsang Park, Chanwook Baik
  • Patent number: 10545050
    Abstract: An optical signal processing apparatus may acquire a plurality of image signals using an optical signal output from a light source toward a target, and may determine a characteristic of a target by using the obtained plurality of image signals. The obtained image signal may be obtained from a plurality of sensor arrays including a plurality of image sensors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngzoon Yoon, Hyochul Kim, Younggeun Roh
  • Patent number: 10405806
    Abstract: An apparatus for and a method of measuring blood pressure are provided. The apparatus includes a sensor configured to radiate light to a body part, and detect a light signal that is changed due to the body part. The apparatus further includes a signal processor configured to determine a bio signal based on the light signal; and a central processing unit configured to determine a blood pressure based on the bio signal and a blood pressure estimation algorithm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chanwook Baik, Jisoo Kyoung, Maxim Vladimirovich Riabko, Youngzoon Yoon, Alexey Dmitrievich Lantsov, Younggeun Roh, Jaesoong Lee
  • Patent number: 10357165
    Abstract: An apparatus for acquiring bioinformation, including a laser irradiator configured to irradiate a laser beam onto a region of interest including blood vessels; a sensor configured to detect a first change in a laser speckle pattern generated by the laser beam reflected from the region of interest; and a processor configured to acquire a biosignal indicating a second change in blood flow within the blood vessels based on the detected first change in the laser speckle pattern, and to acquire the bioinformation by using the biosignal, wherein the laser beam emitted from the laser irradiator is incident at an angle to the region of interest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Youngzoon Yoon
  • Patent number: 10349847
    Abstract: An apparatus and a method for detecting bio-information are provided. The apparatus includes a bio-signal detector including a light emitter including a light-emitting diode (LED) and a laser diode (LD), the LED and the LD being configured to emit optical signals on an object. The bio-signal detector further includes an optical detector including a light-receiver configured to detect optical signals modulated by the object. The apparatus further includes a processor configured to process the optical signals to detect the bio-information of the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yongjoo Kwon, Youngzoon Yoon, Seongho Cho, Jaemin Kang, Sunkwon Kim, Younho Kim, Sangyun Park
  • Publication number: 20190154503
    Abstract: An optical signal processing apparatus may acquire a plurality of image signals using an optical signal output from a light source toward a target, and may determine a characteristic of a target by using the obtained plurality of image signals. The obtained image signal may be obtained from a plurality of sensor arrays including a plurality of image sensors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngzoon YOON, Hyochul KIM, Younggeun ROH
  • Publication number: 20190101444
    Abstract: A spectrometer includes a light conduit configured to align scattered light scattered in a target by light output from a light source into a collimated beam, and a beam block configured to restrict an angle of the scattered light and detect the scattered light via the light conduit or the beam block through a filter array and a detector, thereby achieving miniaturization in a pen type or a flat plate shape while maintaining a spectral characteristic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngzoon YOON, Hyochul KIM, Younggeun ROH
  • Publication number: 20180340830
    Abstract: A substrate for sensing, a method of manufacturing the substrate, and an analyzing apparatus including the substrate are provided. The substrate for sensing includes: a support layer; a plurality of metal nanoparticle clusters arranged on the support layer; and a plurality of perforations arranged among the plurality of metal nanoparticle clusters. The plurality of metal nanoparticle clusters each comprise a plurality of metal nanoparticles stacked in a three-dimensional structure. Each of the plurality of perforations transmits incident light therethrough.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Applicants: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Daejong YANG, Hyunjun CHO, Youngzoon YOON, Hyuck CHOO
  • Publication number: 20180335387
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for quantitatively sensing and analyzing a concentration of biomolecules using Raman peak shift are disclosed. The quantitative molecular sensing apparatus includes an illumination optical system including a light source configured to irradiate excitation light onto an object, a detection optical system including an optical detector configured to detect light scattered from the object, and a signal processor configured to analyze properties of the object based on signal output by the detection optical system and to calculate a concentration of target molecules in the object based on a Raman peak shift value over a predetermined time period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Applicants: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jeongoen LEE, Daejong YANG, Youngzoon YOON, Hyuck CHOO
  • Patent number: 9904077
    Abstract: Provided are an optical nano-antenna including a tunable material layer and methods of manufacturing and operating the optical nano-antenna. The optical nano-antenna includes a substrate; and a plurality of material layers sequentially laminated on the substrate. The plurality of material layers include at least one tunable material layer and at least one slot. A first tunable material layer and a metal layer are sequentially laminated on the substrate, and a first slot is formed in the metal layer. A metal layer and a first tunable material layer are sequentially laminated on the substrate, and a first slot is formed in the metal layer. A first tunable material layer, a metal layer, and a second tunable material layer are sequentially laminated on the substrate, and a first slot is formed in the metal layer. A second slot tilted with respect to the first slot is formed in the metal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yeonsang Park, Jineun Kim, Younggeun Roh, Changwon Lee, Sangmo Cheon, Unjeong Kim, Chanwook Baik, Youngzoon Yoon, Jaesoong Lee