Patents by Inventor Yu-Kai Wang

Yu-Kai Wang 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: 20200398304
    Abstract: A method for forming an isolating layer of a crucible includes placing a round crucible sideways with a bottom surface of an inside thereof perpendicular to a horizontal plane, and then performing a plurality of spraying processes to form the isolating layer on the bottom surface and a wall surface of the round crucible. Each spraying process includes spraying a slurry on the bottom surface; using an optical positioner to set a spraying range the same as one of a plurality of partial areas divided from the wall surface; aligning one of the plurality of partial areas with the spraying range; fixing the round crucible and spraying the slurry in the spraying range; stopping the spraying; and rotating the round crucible to move another partial area to the spraying range. Then, the steps are repeated until the spraying of all the partial areas is completed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: Sino-American Silicon Products Inc.
    Inventors: Yu-Min Yang, Huang-Wei Lin, Bo-Kai Wang, Sung-Lin Hsu, Ying-Ru Shih
  • Publication number: 20200388504
    Abstract: A semiconductor structure includes a metal gate structure including a gate dielectric layer and a gate electrode, the gate electrode including at least a first metal; a conductive layer formed above the gate electrode, the conductive layer including an alloy layer, the alloy layer including at least the first metal and a second metal different from the first metal, the alloy layer extending from a position below a top surface of the metal gate structure to a position above the top surface of the metal gate structure; and a contact feature disposed above the metal gate structure, wherein the contact feature is in direct contact with a top surface of the conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Pang-Sheng Chang, Yu-Feng Yin, Chao-Hsun Wang, Kuo-Yi Chao, Fu-Kai Yang, Mei-Yun Wang, Feng-Yu Chang, Chen-Yuan Kao, Chia-Yang Hung, Chia-Sheng Chang, Shu-Huei Suen, Jyu-Horng Shieh, Sheng-Liang Pan, Jack Kuo-Ping Kuo, Shao-Jyun Wu
  • Publication number: 20200380194
    Abstract: A method (of generating a layout diagram) includes: identifying, in the layout diagram, a group of three or more cells which violates a horizontal constraint vector (HCV) and is arranged so as to exhibit two or more vertically-aligned edge-pairs (VEPs); each VEP including two members representing at least partial portions of vertical edges of corresponding cells of the group; relative to a horizontal direction, the members of each VEP being disposed in edgewise-abutment and separated by a corresponding actual gap; and the HCV having separation thresholds, each of which has a corresponding VEP and represents a corresponding minimum gap in the horizontal direction between the members of the corresponding VEP; and for each of at least one but fewer than all of the separation thresholds, selectively moving a given one of cells corresponding to one of the members of the corresponding VEP thereby to avoid violating the HCV.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Meng-Kai HSU, Sheng-Hsiung CHEN, Wai-Kei MAK, Ting-Chi WANG, Yu-Hsiang CHENG, Ding-Wei HUANG
  • Publication number: 20200348850
    Abstract: A data storage device is provided. The data storage device includes a flash memory and a controller. The flash memory stores a firmware that includes a plurality of mode page settings, and each mode page setting includes a plurality of mode parameters. The controller receives a data out message arranged to rewrite a first mode page setting among the plurality of mode page settings from a host. The controller determines whether the data out message will change the mode parameters which cannot be rewritten in the first mode page setting by performing bitwise logic operations on a new mode page setting in the data out message, preset values of the plurality of mode parameters of the first mode page setting, and a rewriteable setting for each bit of the first mode page setting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Te-Kai WANG, Yu-Da CHEN
  • Patent number: 10825940
    Abstract: A polycrystalline silicon wafer is provided. The polycrystalline silicon wafer, includes a plurality of silicon grains, wherein the carbon content of the polycrystalline silicon wafer is greater than 4 ppma, and the resistivity of the polycrystalline silicon wafer is greater than or equal to 1.55 ?-cm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Sino-American Silicon Products Inc.
    Inventors: Cheng-Jui Yang, Huang Wei Lin, Yu-Min Yang, Kuo-Wei Chuang, Ming-Kung Hsiao, Yuan Hsiao Chang, Bo-Kai Wang, Wen-Huai Yu, Sung Lin Hsu, I-Ching Li, Wen-Ching Hsu
  • Publication number: 20200326588
    Abstract: A display panel has a display area and a peripheral area. The peripheral area is located outside the display area. The display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and a display medium layer. The second substrate is located above the first substrate and includes a first polarization layer, a first quarter wave plate (QWP), a reflection layer, and a pixel array. The first polarization layer is located within the display area and the peripheral area and includes a wire-grid polarizer. The first QWP is located within the peripheral area. The reflection layer is located within the peripheral area, in which the first QWP is located between the first polarization layer and the reflection layer. The pixel array is at least located within the display area. The display medium layer is located between the first substrate and the second substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Han-Sheng NIAN, Li-Kai CHIA, Yu-Cheng SHIH, Wei-Syun WANG, Shan-Ying CHOU, Sheng-Ming HUANG, Jen-Kuei LU
  • Patent number: 10784252
    Abstract: An ESD protection circuit, which protects a subject NMOS transistor coupled between an I/O pad and a ground, includes a first discharge device arranged between the I/O pad and the ground, having a trigger-on voltage that is lower than a breakdown voltage of the subject NMOS transistor; and a gate voltage control device, including a discharge NMOS transistor coupled to the ground and a gate of the subject NMOS transistor; a first PMOS transistor connected to the gate of the subject NMOS transistor and a connection node; and a first NMOS transistor connected to the connection node and the ground. The connection node is connected to the gate of the discharge NMOS transistor, and the gate of the first PMOS transistor and the gate of the first NMOS transistor are connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Shao-Chang Huang, Li-Fan Chen, Chih-Hsuan Lin, Yu-Kai Wang, Hung-Wei Chen, Ching-Wen Wang, Ting-You Lin, Chun-Chih Chen
  • Publication number: 20200295233
    Abstract: A light-emitting device comprises a semiconductor stack comprising a first semiconductor layer, a second semiconductor layer, and an active layer formed between the first semiconductor layer and the second semiconductor layer; a first contact layer on the first semiconductor layer; a second contact layer on the second semiconductor layer, wherein the first contact layer and the second contact layer comprise a metal material other than gold (Au) or copper (Cu); a first pad on the semiconductor stack; a second pad on the semiconductor stack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Hsing CHEN, Jia-Kuen WANG, Tzu-Yao TSENG, Bo-Jiun HU, Tsung-Hsun CHIANG, Wen-Hung CHUANG, Kuan-Yi LEE, Yu-Ling LIN, Chien-Fu SHEN, Tsun-Kai KO
  • Patent number: 10776551
    Abstract: A method (of generating a layout diagram) includes: identifying, in the layout diagram, a group of three or more cells which violates a horizontal constraint vector (HCV) and is arranged so as to exhibit two or more vertically-aligned edge-pairs (VEPs); each VEP including two members representing at least partial portions of vertical edges of corresponding cells of the group; relative to a horizontal direction, the members of each VEP being disposed in edgewise-abutment and separated by a corresponding actual gap; and the HCV having separation thresholds, each of which has a corresponding VEP and represents a corresponding minimum gap in the horizontal direction between the members of the corresponding VEP; and for each of at least one but fewer than all of the separation thresholds, selectively moving a given one of cells corresponding to one of the members of the corresponding VEP thereby to avoid violating the HCV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Meng-Kai Hsu, Sheng-Hsiung Chen, Wai-Kei Mak, Ting-Chi Wang, Yu-Hsiang Cheng, Ding-Wei Huang
  • Patent number: 10755485
    Abstract: Systems and methods for displaying 3D containers in a computer generated environment are described. A computing device may provide a user with a catalog of objects which may be purchased. In order to view what an object may look like prior to purchasing the object, a computing device may show a 3D container that has the same dimensions as the object. As discussed herein, the 3D container may be located and oriented based on a two-dimensional marker. Moreover, some 3D containers may contain a representation of an object, which may be a 2D image of the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: A9.com, Inc.
    Inventors: David Creighton Mott, Arnab Sanat Kumar Dhua, Colin Jon Taylor, Yu Lou, Chun-Kai Wang, Sudeshna Pantham, Himanshu Arora, Xi Zhang
  • Patent number: 10754548
    Abstract: A data storage device is provided. The data storage device includes a flash memory and a controller. The flash memory stores a firmware. The firmware includes a plurality of mode page settings, and each mode page setting includes a plurality of mode parameters. The controller receives a mode selection command and a data out message arranged to rewrite a first mode page setting among the plurality of mode page settings from a host. The controller determines whether the data out message will change the mode parameters which cannot be rewritten in the first mode page setting according to the data out message. When the data out message will not change the mode parameters which cannot be rewritten in the first mode page setting, the controller determines whether a plurality of new mode parameters are kept in the flash after the data storage device is turned off.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: SILICON MOTION, INC.
    Inventors: Te-Kai Wang, Yu-Da Chen
  • Patent number: 10755945
    Abstract: A method includes forming a metal gate structure, wherein the metal gate structure includes a gate dielectric layer and a gate electrode; performing a surface treatment to a top surface of the metal gate structure, wherein the surface treatment converts a top portion of the gate electrode to an oxidation layer; forming a conductive layer above the gate electrode, wherein the forming of the conductive layer includes substituting oxygen in the oxidation layer with a metallic element; and forming a contact feature above the metal gate structure, wherein the contact feature is in direct contact with the conductive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Pang-Sheng Chang, Yu-Feng Yin, Chao-Hsun Wang, Kuo-Yi Chao, Fu-Kai Yang, Mei-Yun Wang, Feng-Yu Chang, Chen-Yuan Kao, Chia-Yang Hung, Chia-Sheng Chang, Shu-Huei Suen, Jyu-Horng Shieh, Sheng-Liang Pan, Jack Kuo-Ping Kuo, Shao-Jyun Wu
  • Publication number: 20200244098
    Abstract: A power supply method and a power supply apparatus including a power conversion circuit, a first and a second switching circuit, and a control circuit are provided. The power conversion circuit is coupled between a DC power source and a power supply terminal and performs a boosting operation according to a DC voltage of the DC power source to generate a boost voltage. The first switching circuit is coupled between an AC power source and the power supply terminal. The second switching circuit is coupled between the power conversion circuit and the power supply terminal. The control circuit enters a first mode after turning on the first and the second switching circuit, so the first switching circuit transmits a main AC voltage of the AC power source to the power supply terminal in the first mode. The boost voltage is greater than a peak value of the main AC voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Merry Electronics(Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yung-Hsiang Liu, Wei-Kang Liang, Yu-Kai Wang
  • Publication number: 20200218562
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a communication method for virtual machines, an electronic device, and a non-transitory computer readable storage medium. The communication method for virtual machines suitable for a virtual machine architecture comprises the steps of: transmitting, through a shared link, an interrupt instruction to a second virtual machine by a first virtual machine; reading, in a shared configuration database, an instruction data corresponding to the interrupt instruction by the second virtual machine; and executing the instruction data and transmitting a result data through a virtual control plane to the first virtual machine by the second virtual machine, to exchange the data between the first virtual machine and the second virtual machine through the virtual control plane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Wei-Chuan WANG, Po-Kai CHUANG, Yu-Ting TING, Chien-Kai TSENG, Tse HO LIN
  • Publication number: 20200215572
    Abstract: A polymer plastic front plate comprises: a plastic substrate and a hard coating layer formed on an adhesion surface of the plastic substrate. The hard coating layer comprises: organic-inorganic hybrid UV oligomer, high Tg UV resin additive, a plurality of dispersed flaky nano inorganic material, and photo initiator, so as to form a gas barrier hard coating layer with high surface dyne value (>44 dyne) on the adhesion surface of the plastic substrate. It not only has good ink printability and OCA adhesiveness, but also inhibits the diffusion of fugitive gas from polymer plastic front plates during high-temperature, high-temperature and high-humidity, high-low temperature thermal shocks and other harsh automotive industry environmental tests. The gas can be avoided from entering the OCA layer, thereby solving the problems of bubbles and delamination after the environmental tests are performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: Enflex Corporation
    Inventors: Hsin Yuan Chen, Chun Kai Wang, Yu Ling Chien
  • Publication number: 20200183225
    Abstract: A display device includes a liquid crystal display module, a cover lens, and a polarizer structure. The liquid crystal display module has a display area and a non-display area connected to the display area. The liquid crystal display module includes a bezel, a backlight module, and a display panel. The display panel includes a first substrate, a lower polarizer, a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer, and a filter element. The polarizer structure is located between the cover lens and the second substrate. The polarizer structure includes a plurality of grids and a reflective layer. The grids cover the display area. The reflective layer surrounds the grids and covers a sidewall of the display panel and a sidewall of the bezel in a direction perpendicular to the cover lens. A manufacturing method of the polarizer structure is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Han-Sheng Nian, Li-Kai Chia, Yu-Cheng Shih, Wei-Syun Wang, Shan-Ying Chou, Jen-Kuei Lu
  • Patent number: 10680138
    Abstract: A light-emitting device comprises a semiconductor stack comprising a first semiconductor layer, a second semiconductor layer, and an active layer formed between the first semiconductor layer and the second semiconductor layer; a first pad on the semiconductor stack; a second pad on the semiconductor stack, wherein the first pad and the second pad are separated from each other with a distance, which define a region between the first pad and the second pad on the semiconductor stack; and multiple vias penetrating the active layer to expose the first semiconductor layer, wherein the first pad and the second pad are formed on regions other than the multiple vias.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: EPISTAR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chao-Hsing Chen, Jia-Kuen Wang, Tzu-Yao Tseng, Bo-Jiun Hu, Tsung-Hsun Chiang, Wen-Hung Chuang, Kuan-Yi Lee, Yu-Ling Lin, Chien-Fu Shen, Tsun-Kai Ko
  • Patent number: 10621482
    Abstract: A method of creating a graphic Quick Response (QR) code includes a picture and first and second two-dimensional barcodes combined through a halftoning technique. The graphic QR code includes a plurality of module units, each having a plurality of sub-modules. Information dots containing first information for the first two-dimensional barcode are provided, and each of the information dots of the first two-dimensional barcode is located at a central sub-module of each of the module units. The first information is readable by a scanning device. Information dots containing second information for the second two-dimensional barcode are provided, and each of the information dots of the second two-dimensional barcode is located at one of the other sub-modules. A position of each of the information dots of the second two-dimensional barcode is capable of being located by inputting a key through a decryption program for obtaining the second information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: National Taiwan Normal University
    Inventors: Hsi-Chun Wang, Chun-Shien Lu, Pei-Chun Kuan, Chia-Tsen Sun, Yu-Mei Wang, Jong-Kai Lee
  • Patent number: 10616542
    Abstract: A multi-dimensional image projection apparatus is provided. The multi-dimensional image projection apparatus includes an image projector and an image-processing circuit. The image-processing circuit is configured to receive an input image, and perform a linearity transformation process and a first inverse image warping process on the input image according to sensor information about the multi-dimensional image projection apparatus relative to the projection surface to generate a first image. The image-processing circuit performs a matrix transformation process and a second inverse image warping process on the first image according to the sensor information to generate a second image, and generate an output image according to the second image. The image projector projects the output image onto the projection surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Terawins, Inc.
    Inventors: Yu Kuang Wang, Wen Yi Huang, Pei Kai Hsu, Wei Ya Wu
  • Publication number: 20200103756
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure describe a chemical replacement system and a method to automatically replace PR bottles. The chemical replacement system includes a computer system and a transfer module. The computer system can receive a request signal to replace one or more chemical containers and transmit a command to the transfer module. The transfer module, being controlled by the computer system, can include a holder configured to hold the one or more chemical containers (e.g., PR bottles); a door unit configured to open in response to the command; and a transfer unit configured to eject the holder in response to the command for replacement. The chemical replacement system can further include an automated vehicle configured to replace the one or more chemical containers in the ejected holder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yu Kai CHEN, Forster Yuan, Ko-BIn Kao, Shi-Ming Wang, Su-Yu Yeh, Li-Jen Wu, Oliver Yu