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1 US10638078B2
Counter, counting method and apparatus for image sensing
Publication/Patent Number: US10638078B2 Publication Date: 2020-04-28 Application Number: 15/995,143 Filing Date: 2018-06-01 Inventor: Yeh, Shang-fu   Chou, Kuo-yu   Chao, Calvin Yi-ping   Lee, Chih-lin   Yin, Chin   Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.   IPC: H04N5/374 Abstract: A counter, a counting method and an apparatus for image sensing are introduced in the present disclosure. The counter includes a plurality of dual phase clock generators and a plurality of column counters. Each of the plurality of dual phase clock generator receives a common clock signal and generates dual phase clock signals which comprise a first clock signal and a second clock signal according to the common clock signal. Each of the plurality of column counters is coupled to one of the plurality of dual phase clock generators to receive the first clock signal and the second clock signal, and is configured to output a counting value according to the first clock signal and the second clock signal. Each of the plurality of dual phase clock generators provides the first clock signal and the second clock signal to a group of the plurality of column counters. A counter, a counting method and an apparatus for image sensing are introduced in the present disclosure. The counter includes a plurality of dual phase clock generators and a plurality of column counters. Each of the plurality of dual phase clock generator receives a common ...More Less
2 US2020119144A1
SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE WITH LOW RANDOM TELEGRAPH SIGNAL NOISE
Publication/Patent Number: US2020119144A1 Publication Date: 2020-04-16 Application Number: 16/716,299 Filing Date: 2019-12-16 Inventor: Chou, Kuo-yu   Takahashi, Seiji   Yeh, Shang-fu   Lee, Chih-lin   Yin, Chin   Chao, Calvin Yi-ping   Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD.   IPC: H01L29/06 Abstract: A semiconductor device comprises a source/drain diffusion area, and a first doped region. The source/drain diffusion area is defined between a first isolation structure and a second isolation structure. The source/drain diffusion area includes a source region, a drain region, and a device channel. The device channel is between the source region and the drain region. The first doped region is disposed along a first junction between the device channel and the first isolation structure in a direction from the source region to the drain region. The first doped region is separated from at least one of the source region and the drain region, and has a dopant concentration higher than that of the device channel. The semiconductor device of the present disclosure has low random telegraph signal noise and fewer defects. A semiconductor device comprises a source/drain diffusion area, and a first doped region. The source/drain diffusion area is defined between a first isolation structure and a second isolation structure. The source/drain diffusion area includes a source region, a drain region ...More Less
3 US2020018642A1
Time-To-Digital Converter Circuit and Method for Single-Photon Avalanche Diode Based Depth Sensing
Publication/Patent Number: US2020018642A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-16 Application Number: 16/454,358 Filing Date: 2019-06-27 Inventor: Yin, Chin   Lee, Chih-lin   Yeh, Shang-fu   Chou, Kuo-yu   Chao, Calvin Yi-ping   Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited   IPC: G01J1/44 Abstract: A self-calibration time-to-digital converter (TDC) integrated circuit for single-photon avalanche diode (SPAD) based depth sensing is disclosed. The circuit includes a SPAD matrix with a plurality of SPAD pixels arranged in m rows and n columns, the SPAD pixels in each column of SPAD pixels are connected by a column bus; a global DLL unit with n buffers and n clock signals; and an image signal processing unit for receiving image signals from the column TDC array. The circuit can also include a row control unit configured to enable one SPAD pixel in each row for a transmitting signal; a circular n-way multiplexer for circularly multiplexing n clock signals in the global DLL unit; a column TDC array with n TDCs, each TDC further comprises a counter and a latch, the latch of each TDC is connected to the circular n-way multiplexer for circular multiplexing. A self-calibration time-to-digital converter (TDC) integrated circuit for single-photon avalanche diode (SPAD) based depth sensing is disclosed. The circuit includes a SPAD matrix with a plurality of SPAD pixels arranged in m rows and n columns, the SPAD pixels in each column of ...More Less
4 US2020174105A1
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR A HYBRID TIME-OF-FLIGHT SENSOR WITH HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE
Publication/Patent Number: US2020174105A1 Publication Date: 2020-06-04 Application Number: 16/656,424 Filing Date: 2019-10-17 Inventor: Yin, Chin   Wu, Meng-hsiu   Lee, Chih-lin   Chao, Calvin Yi-ping   Yeh, Shang-fu   Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.   IPC: G01S7/486 Abstract: Disclosed is a time-of-flight sensing apparatus and method. In one embodiment, a system for time-of-flight (TOF) sensing, comprising: a detector array comprising a plurality of single-photon avalanche detectors (SPADs); and a control circuit comprising at least two digital control arrays coupled to the detector array, a counter array coupled to the at least two digital control arrays, and a logical control unit coupled to the counter array and the at least two digital control arrays, wherein the detector array is configured to receive at least one reflected light pulse from a target, wherein a first digital control array, the counter array, and the logical control unit of the control circuit are configured to receive at least one avalanche pulses from each of the plurality of SPADs to determine a first distance between the detector array and the target in a first TOF mode, and wherein a second digital control array, the counter array, and the logical control unit of the control circuit are configured to receive the at least one avalanche pulse from the each of the plurality of SPADs to determine a second distance between the detector array and the target in a second TOF mode. Disclosed is a time-of-flight sensing apparatus and method. In one embodiment, a system for time-of-flight (TOF) sensing, comprising: a detector array comprising a plurality of single-photon avalanche detectors (SPADs); and a control circuit comprising at least two digital ...More Less
5 US10270992B1
Sampling device and method for reducing noise
Publication/Patent Number: US10270992B1 Publication Date: 2019-04-23 Application Number: 15/828,292 Filing Date: 2017-11-30 Inventor: Yeh, Shang-fu   Lee, Chih-lin   Yin, Chin   Chou, Kuo-yu   Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.   IPC: H04N5/357 Abstract: A device includes a current source and sampling units. Each of the sampling units includes a transistor and a capacitor electrically coupled to a gate of the transistor. The sampling units are sequentially activated such that the capacitor samples a voltage of a column line of a pixel array and are activated together such that the transistor is turned on according to the sampled voltage of the capacitor, to drain a current from the current source through an output node to generate an output voltage thereat. A device includes a current source and sampling units. Each of the sampling units includes a transistor and a capacitor electrically coupled to a gate of the transistor. The sampling units are sequentially activated such that the capacitor samples a voltage of a column line of a ...More Less
6 US2019373200A1
COUNTER, COUNTING METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMAGE SENSING
Publication/Patent Number: US2019373200A1 Publication Date: 2019-12-05 Application Number: 15/995,143 Filing Date: 2018-06-01 Inventor: Yeh, Shang-fu   Chou, Kuo-yu   Chao, Calvin Yi-ping   Lee, Chih-lin   Yin, Chin   Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.   IPC: H04N5/376 Abstract: A counter, a counting method and an apparatus for image sensing are introduced in the present disclosure. The counter includes a plurality of dual phase clock generators and a plurality of column counters. Each of the plurality of dual phase clock generator receives a common clock signal and generates dual phase clock signals which comprise a first clock signal and a second clock signal according to the common clock signal. Each of the plurality of column counters is coupled to one of the plurality of dual phase clock generators to receive the first clock signal and the second clock signal, and is configured to output a counting value according to the first clock signal and the second clock signal. Each of the plurality of dual phase clock generators provides the first clock signal and the second clock signal to a group of the plurality of column counters. A counter, a counting method and an apparatus for image sensing are introduced in the present disclosure. The counter includes a plurality of dual phase clock generators and a plurality of column counters. Each of the plurality of dual phase clock generator receives a common ...More Less
7 US10510835B2
Semiconductor device with low random telegraph signal noise
Publication/Patent Number: US10510835B2 Publication Date: 2019-12-17 Application Number: 15/965,610 Filing Date: 2018-04-27 Inventor: Chou, Kuo-yu   Takahashi, Seiji   Yeh, Shang-fu   Lee, Chih-lin   Yin, Chin   Chao, Calvin Yi-ping   Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD.   IPC: H01L29/06 Abstract: A semiconductor device comprises a source/drain diffusion area, and a first doped region. The source/drain diffusion area is defined between a first isolation structure and a second isolation structure. The source/drain diffusion area includes a source region, a drain region, and a device channel. The device channel is between the source region and the drain region. The first doped region is disposed along a first junction between the device channel and the first isolation structure in a direction from the source region to the drain region. The first doped region is separated from at least one of the source region and the drain region, and has a dopant concentration higher than that of the device channel. The semiconductor device of the present disclosure has low random telegraph signal noise and fewer defects. A semiconductor device comprises a source/drain diffusion area, and a first doped region. The source/drain diffusion area is defined between a first isolation structure and a second isolation structure. The source/drain diffusion area includes a source region, a drain region ...More Less
8 US2019333989A1
SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE WITH LOW RANDOM TELEGRAPH SIGNAL NOISE
Publication/Patent Number: US2019333989A1 Publication Date: 2019-10-31 Application Number: 15/965,610 Filing Date: 2018-04-27 Inventor: Chou, Kuo-yu   Takahashi, Seiji   Yeh, Shang-fu   Lee, Chih-lin   Yin, Chin   Chao, Calvin Yi-ping   Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD.   IPC: H01L29/06 Abstract: A semiconductor device comprises a source/drain diffusion area, and a first doped region. The source/drain diffusion area is defined between a first isolation structure and a second isolation structure. The source/drain diffusion area includes a source region, a drain region, and a device channel. The device channel is between the source region and the drain region. The first doped region is disposed along a first junction between the device channel and the first isolation structure in a direction from the source region to the drain region. The first doped region is separated from at least one of the source region and the drain region, and has a dopant concentration higher than that of the device channel. The semiconductor device of the present disclosure has low random telegraph signal noise and fewer defects. A semiconductor device comprises a source/drain diffusion area, and a first doped region. The source/drain diffusion area is defined between a first isolation structure and a second isolation structure. The source/drain diffusion area includes a source region, a drain region ...More Less
9 BRPI1012861A2
catalisador, e, uso do catalisador
Title (English): 1
Publication/Patent Number: BRPI1012861A2 Publication Date: 2018-02-27 Application Number: PI1012861 Filing Date: 2010-05-18 Inventor: Gotz-peter, Schindler   Oliver, Seel   Burkhard, Rabe   Gerald, Koermer   Godwin, Tafara Peter Mabande   Howard, Furbeck   Soo, Yin Chin   Dieter, Harms   Assignee: BASF SE   IPC: C07C5/48
10 JP6167143B2
ILLUMINATION SWITCH-OVER SYSTEM FOR HEADLIGHT AND AUXILIARY LAMP
Publication/Patent Number: JP6167143B2 Publication Date: 2017-07-19 Application Number: 2015141178 Filing Date: 2015-07-15 Inventor: Chen, Wei Fang   Yin, Chin Shu   Assignee: YIN CHIN SHU   IPC: B60Q1/04 Abstract: PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an illumination switch-over system for a headlight and an auxiliary lamp.SOLUTION: An illumination switch-over system for a headlight and an auxiliary lamp is configured from a headlight unit and an auxiliary lamp unit. The illumination switch-over system simultaneously activates a slant side lamp of the headlight unit or a lamp of the auxiliary lamp unit by control of a winker control end before traffic means approaches a curve so that a light source of the slant side lamp firstly illuminates a turning area thereby enlarging a visual field of an operator and causing the operator to reliably grasp road condition PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an illumination switch-over system for a headlight and an auxiliary lamp.SOLUTION: An illumination switch-over system for a headlight and an auxiliary lamp is configured from a headlight unit and an auxiliary lamp unit. The illumination ...More Less
11 TWI577585B
A HEADLIGHT AND AUXILIARY LIGHTING SWITCH DEVICE
Publication/Patent Number: TWI577585B Publication Date: 2017-04-11 Application Number: 104117897 Filing Date: 2015-06-03 Inventor: Chen, Wei Fang   Yin, Chin Shu   Assignee: YIN, CHIN SHU   IPC: B60Q1/06 Abstract: A headlight and auxiliary lighting switch device includes headlight unit and an auxiliary light unit. Thus
12 JP2017019472A
ILLUMINATION SWITCH-OVER SYSTEM FOR HEADLIGHT AND AUXILIARY LAMP
Publication/Patent Number: JP2017019472A Publication Date: 2017-01-26 Application Number: 2015141178 Filing Date: 2015-07-15 Inventor: Chen, Wei Fang   Yin, Chin Shu   Assignee: YIN CHIN SHU   IPC: B60Q1/04 Abstract: PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an illumination switch-over system for a headlight and an auxiliary lamp.SOLUTION: An illumination switch-over system for a headlight and an auxiliary lamp is configured from a headlight unit and an auxiliary lamp unit. The illumination switch-over system simultaneously activates a slant side lamp of the headlight unit or a lamp of the auxiliary lamp unit by control of a winker control end before traffic means approaches a curve so that a light source of the slant side lamp firstly illuminates a turning area thereby enlarging a visual field of an operator and causing the operator to reliably grasp road condition PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an illumination switch-over system for a headlight and an auxiliary lamp.SOLUTION: An illumination switch-over system for a headlight and an auxiliary lamp is configured from a headlight unit and an auxiliary lamp unit. The illumination ...More Less
13 DE102015110832A1
Beleuchtungssystem mit der Umschaltung zwischen Scheinwerfer und Standlicht
Title (English): Lighting system, switching between lamp and desk lamp
Publication/Patent Number: DE102015110832A1 Publication Date: 2017-01-12 Application Number: 102015110832 Filing Date: 2015-07-06 Inventor: Chen, Wei-fang   Yin, Chin-shu   Assignee: Yin, Chin-Shu   IPC: B60Q1/12 Abstract: Beleuchtungssystem mit der Umschaltung zwischen Scheinwerfer und Hilfsleuchten
14 TWI563963B
Bone nail apparatus
Publication/Patent Number: TWI563963B Publication Date: 2017-01-01 Application Number: 104134065 Filing Date: 2015-10-16 Inventor: Chen, Wei-chi   Ho, Mei-ling   Wang, Jau-sheng   Lee, Tien-ching   Fu, Yin-chin   Assignee: National Sun Yat-Sen University   KAOHSIUNG MEDICAL UNIVERSITY   IPC: A61B17/86 Abstract: A bone nail apparatus comprises an intra medulla nail
15 TW201714587A
Bone nail apparatus
Publication/Patent Number: TW201714587A Publication Date: 2017-05-01 Application Number: 104134065 Filing Date: 2015-10-16 Inventor: Chen, Wei-chi   Ho, Mei-ling   Wang, Jau-sheng   Lee, Tien-ching   Fu, Yin-chin   Assignee: National Sun Yat-Sen University   KAOHSIUNG MEDICAL UNIVERSITY   IPC: A61B17/86 Abstract: A bone nail apparatus comprises an intra medulla nail
16 US2016016505A1
Auxiliary Lighting Device for Car
Publication/Patent Number: US2016016505A1 Publication Date: 2016-01-21 Application Number: 14/332,429 Filing Date: 2014-07-16 Inventor: Yin, Chin-shu   Chen, Wei-fang   Assignee: Yin, Chin-Shu   IPC: B60Q1/24 Abstract: An auxiliary lighting device includes two headlight units and two side light units located beside the headlight units respectively. Each of the side light units includes a housing arranged beside the respective headlight unit and located adjacent to a side corner of a head of a car, and an auxiliary light mounted in the housing. The housings of the side light units are arranged and directed outward so that the auxiliary lights of the side light units light in two directions. The auxiliary light of each of the side light units is connected to a turn signal switch of the car. Thus, the auxiliary light of one of the side light units is turned on to emit light beams toward and illuminate the zone to be turned. An auxiliary lighting device includes two headlight units and two side light units located beside the headlight units respectively. Each of the side light units includes a housing arranged beside the respective headlight unit and located adjacent to a side corner of a head of a ...More Less
17 TW201643054A
A HEADLIGHT AND AUXILIARY LIGHTING SWITCH DEVICE
Publication/Patent Number: TW201643054A Publication Date: 2016-12-16 Application Number: 104117897 Filing Date: 2015-06-03 Inventor: Chen, Wei Fang   Yin, Chin Shu   Assignee: YIN, CHIN SHU   IPC: B60Q1/06 Abstract: A headlight and auxiliary lighting switch device includes headlight unit and an auxiliary light unit. Thus
18 US9314503B2
Sustained release systems and preparation method thereof
Publication/Patent Number: US9314503B2 Publication Date: 2016-04-19 Application Number: 12/832,248 Filing Date: 2010-07-08 Inventor: Fu, Yin-chin   Wang, Chih-kuang   Wang, Gwo-jaw   Ho, Mei-ling   Chang, Je-ken   Tzeng, Cherng-chyi   Assignee: KAOHSIUNG MEDICAL UNIVERSITY   IPC: A61K9/14 Abstract: The present invention relates to a hydrophilic drug and β-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) coating on a surface area of biopolymer matrix to form a sustained release system. The present invention also provides a method for preparing a sustained release system, comprising providing a surface are of biopolymer matrix coated with a hydrophilic drug and β-TCP. The present invention relates to a hydrophilic drug and β-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) coating on a surface area of biopolymer matrix to form a sustained release system. The present invention also provides a method for preparing a sustained release system, comprising ...More Less
19 US2015377444A1
Headlight Switching Device for Car
Publication/Patent Number: US2015377444A1 Publication Date: 2015-12-31 Application Number: 14/315,379 Filing Date: 2014-06-26 Inventor: Yin, Chin-shu   Chen, Wei-fang   Assignee: Yin, Chin-Shu   IPC: F21S8/10 Abstract: A headlight switching device includes a headlight unit and an auxiliary light unit. The headlight unit includes a housing, a low beam, and a high beam. The auxiliary light unit includes two oblique side lights each connected to the turn signal switch of a transportation vehicle. Each of the oblique side lights is arranged in an inclined manner so that the oblique side lights emit light beams in two oblique directions. Thus, the driver starts the turn signal switch when turning the transportation vehicle, to turn off the headlight unit and turn on the auxiliary light unit simultaneously, so that the auxiliary light unit emit light beams to illuminate the zone to be turned, so as to facilitate the driver clearly seeing the road, and to caution a following driver behind the transportation vehicle. A headlight switching device includes a headlight unit and an auxiliary light unit. The headlight unit includes a housing, a low beam, and a high beam. The auxiliary light unit includes two oblique side lights each connected to the turn signal switch of a transportation vehicle ...More Less
20 TWI421517B
System and method for testing integrated circuits
Publication/Patent Number: TWI421517B Publication Date: 2014-01-01 Application Number: 99125648 Filing Date: 2010-08-02 Inventor: Huang, Chu Pang   Huang, Yin Chin   Assignee: Macronix International Co., Ltd.   IPC: G01R31/26 Abstract: A method of testing a semiconductor memory device includes reading previously written test data from the semiconductor memory device simultaneously through at least two data I/O connections