Seoul, South Korea
Seoul, South Korea

Kookmin University is the first national private university located in Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea after the liberation of the Republic of Korea from Japan. Kookmin University was established in 1946. After South Korea was liberated from Japan, Gu kim, Soang Jo and Ikhee Shin who are the members of the cabinet in a provisional government had agreed to cultivate a great leader among the Republic of Korea in perspective, which soon became the banner of the Kookmin University. Ikhee Shin who is one of the key figures of establishment for the Kookmin University was inaugurated as the first president of the University. Kookmin University is owned by the SsangYong Group, which bought the university in 1959.Kookmin University has an academic family of 22,000 students, about 800 faculty members and 350 administrative staff. Since its establishment in 1946, approximately 60,000 students have graduated.Kookmin University includes the College of Humanities, the College of Engineering and 12 other colleges. The university includes a Graduate school which consists of three Professional Graduate Schools and ten Special Graduate Schools. Kookmin teaches in the fields of Design, Architecture, Automotive Engineering, Techno-Design, Social Science and other academic disciplines.The College of Design held the first rank in three fields and the second rank in two fields among a total of five fields as a result of a nationwide assessment in 2007 in South Korea. The college has been ranked among the top three departments in Korea with Seoul National University and Hongik University.Kookmin University's Graduate School of Techno Design, which was established with the view of nurturing "design human capability of world level", has been selected for the BK 21 project. The Techno Design School's interdisciplinary connection and expertise in educational-industrial cooperation is expected to create synergy with the "UIT design".In the Joongangilbo University Ranking 2011, the School of Economics achieved third in Korea. Wikipedia.


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Kookmin University | Date: 2015-04-06

The described technology relates to a backlight unit and a display device comprising including the backlight unit. In one aspect, the backlight unit includes a light source and a light guiding plate configured to guide light emitted from the light source, The backlight unit also includes an optical sheet integrally formed with the light guiding plate and including a micro pattern configured to emit light reflected from the light guiding plate.


Provided is a resistance-switching device. The resistance-switching device includes a first wiring including an aluminum oxide surface layer, and a second wiring including a carbon-containing surface layer in contact with the aluminum oxide surface layer. Electrochemical reaction products according to a reaction of aluminum oxide and carbon are generated or destroyed at a contact interface between the aluminum oxide surface layer and the carbon-containing surface layer according to a voltage or a current applied to the first wiring and the second wiring, and low resistance and high resistance are provided between the first wiring and the second wiring by the generation or destruction of the electrochemical reaction products.


Patent
Kookmin University | Date: 2016-06-07

An approach is provided for configuring multiple interferers. An interference effect minimum protective distance is calculated in response to detection of an input of an interferer parameter. Physical (PHY) layer modeling is performed to individually apply a pathloss caused by a separation distance between an interferer node and a victim and apply a pathloss of each node to an attenuator and a transmitter amplifier in an HW manner. MAC layer modeling is performed to determine a transmission node and a transmission time using Markov chain or determine a transmission node and a transmission time using a result log file of an external MAC simulator and a transmission/reception time is reflected in an HW manner by turning ON/OFF a switch. Multiple correlated interferer signals are generated for analyzing an effect of frequency interference in view of both of PHY and MAC layers.


Patent
Korea Testing Certification and Kookmin University | Date: 2017-05-03

The main objective of the present invention is to provide a contact-type apparatus and a method for inspecting side channels of a smartcard, capable of enabling a large voltage spectrum for power analysis without reducing the voltage applied to a smartcard, by configuring a power analysis circuit using an operational amplifier (OP-AMP). To achieve this objective, the contact-type apparatus for inspecting side channels of a smartcard, according to the present invention, comprises: a contact inspection unit for controlling a voltage level to analyze power using the OP-AMP, which is connected to a ground terminal (GND) of the smartcard, while the smartcard carries out an encryption algorithm; a signal analysis unit for receiving, from the contact inspection unit, an input of a voltage change generated when the smartcard carries out the encryption algorithm; and a control unit for controlling the operation of the contact inspection unit and the signal analysis unit.


Patent
Kookmin University | Date: 2015-11-02

The present invention relates to Acanthophysium sp. KMF001 strain having high cellulose activity, and more particularly, to a novel Acanthophysium sp. KMF001 strain having the ability to produce endo--1,4-glucanase, -glucosidase, and cellobiohydrolase and to a culture of the strain. The novel Acanthophysium sp. KMF001 strain according to the present invention can produce highly active cellulases, including endo--1,4-glucanase, -glucosidase, and cellobiohydrolase, and thus can be advantageously used not only for enzymatic saccharification of lignocellulosic biomass, but also in various industrial fields, including the pulp and paper making industry, the detergent industry, the agricultural product processing industry, the fiber industry, and the livestock industry, in which the degradation of cellulose is required.


Lee J.-S.,Kookmin University
Journal of Materials Chemistry | Year: 2011

Semiconductor device technology has continuously advanced through active research and the development of innovative technologies during the past decades. Semiconductor devices are expected to descend below the 10 nm scale within the next 10 years. Meanwhile, nanofabrication technology and the synthesis of nanostructured materials for novel device applications have made considerable progress too. This review will discuss new technologies that make this continuous device scaling possible. Then, recent efforts and research activities will be discussed regarding the fabrication and characterization of non-volatile memory devices made of nanostructured materials and by nanofabrication. This review concludes with an analysis of device fabrication strategies and device architectures beyond the device scaling limit with an emphasis on some promising technologies from bottom-up approaches. © 2011 The Royal Society of Chemistry.


Sohn K.,Kookmin University
Economics and Human Biology | Year: 2015

Analyzing the Indonesian Family Life Survey for the year 2007, this paper estimates that a 10 cm increase in physical stature is associated with an increase in earnings of 7.5% for men and 13.0% for women, even after controlling for an extensive set of productivity variables. When the height premium is estimated by sector, it is 12.3% for self-employed men and 18.0% for self-employed women; a height premium of 11.1% is also estimated for women in the private sector. In the public sector, however, the height premium estimate is not statistically significant for either men or women. This paper provides further evidence of discrimination based on customers' preferences for tall workers. © 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.


Patent
Electronics, Telecommunications Research Institute and Kookmin University | Date: 2015-11-25

An apparatus for transmitting 3DTV broadcasting encodes a base video using scalable video coding (SVC) or scalable high efficiency video coding (SHVC) scheme to generate a base layer stream and an enhancement layer stream of the base video, encodes each of an additional video and video enhancement information data for enhancing video quality of the additional video, transmits the base layer stream and the enhancement layer stream of the base video through a base layer channel and an enhancement layer channel, respectively, and transmits the encoded additional video and the encoded video enhancement information data through the base layer channel or the enhancement layer channel.


The present invention herein relates to a method of forming a through-hole in a silicon substrate. The present invention herein also relates to a method of forming an electrical connection element which penetrates through the silicon substrate, and to a semiconductor device manufactured thereby. More particularly, the present invention herein relates to a method of forming in a silicon substrate a through-hole capable of reducing roughness in a side wall of the through-hole and exhibiting low permittivity, by alternatingly laminating cationic and anionic polymer on the through-hole that has a dent on the side wall to form a porous elastic layer, and also relates to a method of forming an electrical connection that penetrates through the silicon substrate, and to a semiconductor device manufactured thereby.


Patent
Kookmin University | Date: 2015-06-24

The present invention relates to an amphiphilic polymer which includes a large amount of hydrophilic structures and hydrophobic structures, and thereby effectively stabilizing a membrane protein having a hydrophobic surface in an aqueous solution. A method of preparing an amphiphilic polymer represented by Formula 1 includes reacting a poly-gamma-glutamic acid with a reaction product of a fluorescent dye, biotin, an alkyl carboxylic acid having 1 to 10 carbon atoms or a cycloalkyl carboxylic acid having 5 to 20 carbon atoms having a carboxyl group, and dicyclo-hexylcarbodiimide (DCC) and reacting the poly-gamma-glutamic acid with DCC after reacting the poly-gamma-glutamic acid with the reaction product, and reacting the poly-gamma-glutamic acid with a hydrophilic amine and a hydrophobic amine.

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