Patents by Inventor Yung Tai Chen

Yung Tai Chen 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: 11883184
    Abstract: A method of predicting therapeutic effects of a treatment for cognitive impairment for an individual using the individual's predicted age difference (PAD), the method comprising scanning the individual's brain with a scanning device so as to acquire at least one medical brain image at the beginning of the treatment; processing the medical brain image to obtain at least one feature of the image; generating a PAD value of the individual based on the at least one feature of the image; comparing the PAD value with a reference value; and predicting the therapeutic effects of the treatment for cognitive impairment using the comparison result of the PAD value and the reference value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2023
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignees: ACROVIZ USA INC., TAIPEI MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Wen-Yih Tseng, Yung-Chin Hsu, Lung Chan, Chien-Tai Hong, Yueh-Hsun Lu, Jia-Hung Chen, Li-Kai Huang
  • Patent number: 11884912
    Abstract: A cell culture device includes a culture unit, a gas supply unit, a first pressure unit, at least one inspecting unit and a control unit. The culture unit contains a cell culture liquid. The gas supply unit, connected with the culture unit, is used for transmitting a culture gas into the culture unit. The first pressure unit, connected with the culture unit, is used for applying a pressure to the cell culture liquid in the culture unit. The at least one inspecting unit, connected with the culture unit, is used for receiving the cell culture liquid for inspection. The control unit, electrically coupled with the culture unit, the first pressure unit, the gas supply unit and the at least one inspecting unit, is used for monitoring corresponding condition parameters to determine respective operations. In addition, a cell culture method for the cell culture device is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Kuo-Hsing Wen, Ting-Hsuan Chen, Cheng-Tai Chen, Chien-An Chen, Su-Fung Chiu, Yung-Chi Chang, Nien-Jen Chou, Ping-Jung Wu, Shaw-Hwa Parng, Pei-Shin Jiang
  • Publication number: 20240023878
    Abstract: A method of predicting therapeutic effects of a treatment for cognitive impairment for an individual using the individual's predicted age difference (PAD), the method comprising scanning the individual's brain with a scanning device so as to acquire at least one medical brain image at the beginning of the treatment; processing the medical brain image to obtain at least one feature of the image; generating a PAD value of the individual based on the at least one feature of the image; comparing the PAD value with a reference value; and predicting the therapeutic effects of the treatment for cognitive impairment using the comparison result of the PAD value and the reference value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2023
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Inventors: Wen-Yih Tseng, Yung-Chin Hsu, Lung Chan, Chien-Tai Hong, Yueh-Hsun Lu, Jia-Hung Chen, Li-Kai Huang
  • Publication number: 20230387233
    Abstract: In a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, a gate space is formed by removing a sacrificial gate electrode formed over a channel region, a first gate dielectric layer is formed over the channel region in the gate space, a second gate dielectric layer is formed over the first gate dielectric layer, one or more conductive layers is formed on the second gate dielectric layer, the second gate dielectric layer and the one or more conductive layers are recessed, an annealing operation is performed to diffuse an element of the second gate dielectric layer into the first gate dielectric layer, and one or more metal layers are formed in the gate space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2022
    Publication date: November 30, 2023
    Inventors: Yung-Hsiang CHAN, An-Hung TAI, Hui-Chi CHEN, J.F. CHUEH, Yen-Ta LIN, Ming-Chi HUANG, Cheng-Chieh TU, Jian-Hao CHEN, Kuo-Feng YU
  • Publication number: 20230308754
    Abstract: A digital photographing device is provided. The digital photographing device can be operated in at least two manual focus modes to provide at least two different common focus lengths. The user can select a suitable manual focus mode from the at least two manual focus modes. When the user faces the digital photographing device to take a selfie or create a live stream, the user can realize the current focus mode of the digital photographing device in real time according to the indication of the focus mode indication module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2022
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Inventors: YUNG-TAI PAN, Yu-Cheng Ma, Ying-Shou Chen
  • Patent number: 11765456
    Abstract: A digital photographing device is provided. The digital photographing device can be operated in at least two manual focus modes to provide at least two different common focus lengths. The user can select a suitable manual focus mode from the at least two manual focus modes. When the user faces the digital photographing device to take a selfie or create a live stream, the user can realize the current focus mode of the digital photographing device in real time according to the indication of the focus mode indication module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: PRIMAX ELECTRONICS LTD.
    Inventors: Yung-Tai Pan, Yu-Cheng Ma, Ying-Shou Chen
  • Publication number: 20230214172
    Abstract: A control device is connected with a microphone and a display device. The control device can be used to implement a microphone gain setting process. The control device includes an adjustment knob. When the adjustment knob of the control device is pressed down, the control device starts to implement the microphone gain setting process. At the same time, a message is shown on the display device to prompt that the control device starts to implement the microphone gain setting process and prompt the user to emit a sound to the microphone for a time period. Consequently, the sound is amplified by a signal gain amplifier of the control device. Then, a message is shown on the display device to prompt the user that the microphone gain setting process is completed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2022
    Publication date: July 6, 2023
    Inventors: YUNG-TAI PAN, CHI-SHIU CHEN
  • Patent number: 11695410
    Abstract: Herein disclosed is a voltage isolation circuit coupled to power supplies. The voltage isolation circuit comprises a series switch group controlled by a first control signal, a parallel switch group controlled by a second control signal, and a first high impedance element. The series switch group comprises a transistor arranged in a first current loop and having two channels connected to one of the power supplies respectively. The first high impedance element, coupled to the transistor in parallel, has a measurement terminal and two ends, connected to one of the power supplies respectively. When the series switch group is conducted, the power supplies are coupled in series in the first current loop. When the parallel switch group is conducted, the power supplies are coupled in parallel in a second current loop. Impedance values measured from the measurement terminal to each end of the first high impedance element are identical.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2023
    Assignee: Chroma ATE Inc.
    Inventors: Yung-Lin Chen, Szu-Chieh Su, Lien-Sheng Hung, Chun-Tai Cheng, Hsi-Ping Tsai, Szu-Hsin Yeh
  • Publication number: 20230187426
    Abstract: An integrated circuit layout and an integrated circuit layout method for a filter are provided. The method includes: determining a structure of a target filter circuit that includes a capacitor and a first optional component; reserving a first circuit region; disposing the first optional component in the first circuit region, and electrically connecting the first optional component, through a plurality of first wires located in a first metal layer, to a plurality of first external nodes that are outside the first circuit region; electrically connecting the plurality of first external nodes to a plurality of second wires located in a second metal layer, respectively, in which the second wires are disposed around the first circuit region; and disposing the capacitor in the first circuit region and above the first optional component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2022
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Inventors: CHIA-WEI YU, YUNG-TAI CHEN, CHAO-YANG CHEN, SHENG-YANG HO
  • Publication number: 20230188102
    Abstract: An amplifier circuit includes a continuous-time linear equalizer, an adjustable gain circuit and a filter circuit. The continuous-time linear equalizer includes a first high-pass path, a first low-pass path, a second high-pass path, and a second low-pass path. The first high-pass path is used to increase a gain of a high-frequency part of a first signal source, and the second high-pass path is used to increase a gain of a high-frequency part of a second signal source. The filter circuit is used to amplify and filter the first signal source and the second signal source, and includes a fully-differential operational amplifier, a first filter network, and a second filter network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2022
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Inventors: CHIA-WEI YU, YUNG-TAI CHEN, TSUNG-EN WU, CHENG-HSIEN LI, SHENG-YANG HO
  • Publication number: 20230006660
    Abstract: A level shifter can achieve a level shift by a wide margin. The level shifter includes a latch circuit, a clamping circuit, a protection circuit, and an input circuit. The latch circuit is coupled between a high-voltage terminal and a pair of output terminals for outputting a pair of output signals. The clamping circuit is coupled between a medium-voltage terminal and the pair of output terminals and limits the minimum voltage of the pair of output signals to the medium voltage. The protection circuit is set between the latch circuit and the input circuit, and prevents an excessive voltage drop between the input circuit and the pair of output terminals. The input circuit includes an input transistor pair coupled between the protection circuit and a low-voltage terminal having a low voltage. The input transistor pair receives a pair of input signals and operates accordingly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: CHIEN-HUI TSAI, HUNG-CHEN CHU, YUNG-TAI CHEN
  • Publication number: 20230006652
    Abstract: A transmission-end impedance matching circuit operates according to a signal of an overvoltage signal source and includes a first level shifter, a voltage generating circuit, and an impedance matching circuit. The first level shifter generates a first conversion voltage according to a source signal and operates between a first high voltage and a ground voltage. The voltage generating circuit generates a second high voltage according to the first conversion voltage, the first high voltage, and a medium voltage. The impedance matching circuit includes a second level shifter, a transistor, and two resistors. The second level shifter generates a gate voltage according to the second high voltage, a low voltage, and an input signal. The transistor is turned on/off according to the gate voltage and has a withstand voltage lower than the first high voltage. Each of the two resistors is coupled between the transistor and a differential signal transmission end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: CHIEN-HUI TSAI, HUNG-CHEN CHU, YUNG-TAI CHEN
  • Patent number: 10965116
    Abstract: The present invention discloses an overvoltage-proof circuit capable of preventing damage caused by an overvoltage at moments of starting and/or stopping operation. An embodiment of the overvoltage-proof circuit includes a protected circuit and a protecting circuit. The protected circuit receives a power supply voltage to operate, and includes: a protected component, in which an upmost voltage that the protected component can withstand is lower than the power supply voltage; and at least one operational switch(es) operable to enable or disable the protected circuit according to an enabling signal. The protecting circuit is coupled to the protected component, and starts protecting the protected circuit from an overvoltage before a transition of the enabling signal, in which the overvoltage is greater than the upmost voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chia-Wei Yu, Hung-Chen Chu, Yung-Tai Chen
  • Publication number: 20190097413
    Abstract: The present invention discloses an overvoltage-proof circuit capable of preventing damage caused by an overvoltage at moments of starting and/or stopping operation. An embodiment of the overvoltage-proof circuit includes a protected circuit and a protecting circuit. The protected circuit receives a power supply voltage to operate, and includes: a protected component, in which an upmost voltage that the protected component can withstand is lower than the power supply voltage; and at least one operational switch(es) operable to enable or disable the protected circuit according to an enabling signal. The protecting circuit is coupled to the protected component, and starts protecting the protected circuit from an overvoltage before a transition of the enabling signal, in which the overvoltage is greater than the upmost voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: CHIA-WEI YU, HUNG-CHE CHU, YUNG-TAI CHEN
  • Patent number: 9413539
    Abstract: A Pre-distortion mechanism for transmit path non-linearity in xDSL AFE is disclosed in the present invention. The AFE includes a line driver and a pre-distortion signal generator. The line driver receives an input differential signal and generates an output differential signal. The input differential signal includes a first input signal and a second input signal. The output differential signal includes a first output signal and a second output signal. The line driver receives the first input signal to generate the first output signal and receives the second input signal to generate the second output signal. The pre-distortion signal generator is coupled to input ends and output ends of the line driver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORP.
    Inventors: Hung-Chen Chu, Yung Tai Chen, Shian-Ru Lin
  • Patent number: 9312912
    Abstract: This invention discloses a signal transmitting and receiving circuit of a digital subscriber line used for transmitting an output signal to a telecommunication loop or receiving an input signal from the telecommunication loop. The signal transmitting and receiving circuit comprises a transformer, which is coupled to the telecommunication loop; a signal transmitting module, which is coupled to the transformer, for generating the output signal; a signal receiving module, which is coupled to the transformer, for processing the input signal; an echo cancelling circuit, comprising passive components and having two ends, one of which is coupled to the signal transmitting module and the transformer, the other is coupled to the signal receiving module and the transformer. The output signal is transmitted to the telecommunication loop via the electromagnetic coupling of the transformer, and the input signal is received by the signal receiving module by the electromagnetic coupling of the transformer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yung-Tai Chen, Cheng-Hsien Li, Hung-Chen Chu, Jian-Ru Lin
  • Publication number: 20150103986
    Abstract: This invention discloses a signal transmitting and receiving circuit of a digital subscriber line used for transmitting an output signal to a telecommunication loop or receiving an input signal from the telecommunication loop. The signal transmitting and receiving circuit comprises a transformer, which is coupled to the telecommunication loop; a signal transmitting module, which is coupled to the transformer, for generating the output signal; a signal receiving module, which is coupled to the transformer, for processing the input signal; an echo cancelling circuit, comprising passive components and having two ends, one of which is coupled to the signal transmitting module and the transformer, the other is coupled to the signal receiving module and the transformer. The output signal is transmitted to the telecommunication loop via the electromagnetic coupling of the transformer, and the input signal is received by the signal receiving module by the electromagnetic coupling of the transformer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Inventors: YUNG-TAI CHEN, CHENG-HSIEN LI, HUNG-CHEN CHU, JIAN-RU LIN
  • Publication number: 20140307867
    Abstract: A Pre-distortion mechanism for transmit path non-linearity in xDSL AFE is disclosed in the present invention. The AFE includes a line driver and a pre-distortion signal generator. The line driver receives an input differential signal and generates an output differential signal. The input differential signal includes a first input signal and a second input signal. The output differential signal includes a first output signal and a second output signal. The line driver receives the first input signal to generate the first output signal and receives the second input signal to generate the second output signal. The pre-distortion signal generator is coupled to input ends and output ends of the line driver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2014
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Applicant: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
    Inventors: HUNG-CHEN CHU, YUNG TAI CHEN, SHIAN-RU LIN
  • Publication number: 20120314417
    Abstract: An optical lens for modulating light generated by a surface-emitting laser chip is disclosed. The optical lens includes a main body with a recess. A bottom surface of the recess is configured with a light-entering curved face, and an outer surface of the main body opposite to the bottom surface is configured with a light-existing curved face. Here, the recess is for accommodating the surface-emitting laser chip, and the surface-emitting laser chip is arranged a distance from the light-entering curved face. A light-emitting module adopting the aforementioned optical lens is also provided. The aforementioned optical lens would cause the incident light to first diverge and then converge at a predetermined angle, so that the output illuminating light is more uniform and the projecting distance is extended.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2012
    Publication date: December 13, 2012
    Applicant: MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Li-Hung LAI, Li-Wen LAI, Li-Min HSU, Yung-Tai CHEN, Shu-Wen CHANG
  • Publication number: 20100309181
    Abstract: An integrated and simplified source driver system includes a scan driver and a data driver. The data driver has a signal controller and a plurality of data driver units each of which has a converter. The converter can convert a first control signal into display data, a driver-unit control signal and a second control signal. The data driver unit can correspondingly send a data drive signal to one of thin film transistors according to the display data and the driver-unit control signal. The second control signal is sent to the scan driver for generating a scan drive signal which is correspondingly sent to one of the thin film transistors. In a preferred embodiment, the first control signal includes an integrated drive-unit control command.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2009
    Publication date: December 9, 2010
    Inventors: WAN-HSIANG SHEN, JYH-TING LAI, YUNG-TAI CHEN, TA-SHENG CHI, KAI-CHUN CHANG