Abstract: A plasma display apparatus including a capacitive load and a driving circuit is provided. The plasma display apparatus includes a driving power source supplying a drive voltage to the capacitive load and a reference potential terminal supplying a reference potential to the capacitive load. A drive IC is coupled to the driving power source.
Abstract: A plasma display apparatus and method are provided. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel in which first electrodes and second electrodes are arranged adjacently and third electrodes are arranged to cross the first and second electrodes. The method for driving a plasma display apparatus in which first electrodes and second electrodes are arranged adjacently and third electrodes are arranged to cross the first and second electrodes and in which one field comprises subfields having a reset period followed by an address period and a sustain period includes in a reset period, applying to second electrodes a voltage of a first waveform in which an applied voltage value increases according to a lapse of time and applying to second electrodes a voltage of a second waveform in which an applied voltage value decreases according to a lapse of time.
Abstract: A display method of a plasma display device and plasma display device are provided. The display method includes nonlinearly converting first image data corresponding to an input image signal to second image data having a gradation value smaller than a gradation value of first image data and expressing the second image data by a real part and an error part. The display method includes error diffusing of, when the error part of the second image data is not zero, spatially or temporally diffusing the error part. The display method includes subfield pattern converting of selecting a lighting pattern of the subfields based on the error-diffused second image data.
Abstract: A method for driving a plasma display panel is provided in which wasteful power consumption is reduced and light emission efficiency is improved when the number of cells to be lighted is relatively small. The method includes classifying a display ratio into plural group ranges, selecting a suitable display pulse waveform for each group range, detecting the display ratio of an object to be displayed in a real display, and plural types of display pulses having different waveforms are used differently in accordance with the result of the detection. The display ratio means a ratio of the number of cells to be lighted to the number of cells of the screen.
Abstract: A plasma display device includes a first electrode from which sustain discharge occurs; a second electrode from which sustain discharge occur to the first electrode, a distance from the second electrode to the first electrode continuously varying in one discharge space; and a driving circuit which generates a sustain discharge pulse that rises in two stages, with an application time of a second-stage voltage being longer than an application time of a first-stage voltage, to apply the sustain discharge pulse between the first and second electrodes, thereby causing the sustain discharge.
Abstract: A method of driving a PDP apparatus to sufficiently suppress the background light emission and improve the dark room contrast, in which first electrodes and second electrodes are arranged adjacently, a first display line is formed between one side of the second electrode and the first electrode adjacent thereto, a second display line is formed between the other side of the second electrode and the first electrode adjacent thereto, and the interlaced display that displays the first display line and the second display line alternately in different fields is performed, has been disclosed, wherein the reset voltage that directly relates to the intensity of the background light emission is varied according to the number of times of sustain discharges, the display conditions, and so on, in each subfield and the reset discharge is caused to occur with the minimum voltage in each subfield.
Abstract: A technique for improving impact resistance performance of a panel is provided in a module or display apparatus with a flat display panel. In a PDP module, a filter is bonded onto a front surface side of a PDP, and a base chassis is bonded to a rear surface side with a two-sided tape. In an attaching portion for the base chassis and a casing, a spring structure portion having a sloped portion and a space is provided in an area of the base chassis so as to correspond to a connecting part of the casing. Impact to glass of the PDP is buffered to an impact force in a direction vertical to a surface of the PDP due to a spring property of the spring structure portion.
Abstract: A display method of a plasma display apparatus to which primary color video signals are inputted and which carries out color display by letting phosphors for primary colors emit light is provided. The display method displays the primary color video signals by changing a gray level of an output primary color video signal in accordance with a gray level of an input primary color video signal. When each gray level of the inputted primary color video signals changes from a first value to a second value which is larger than the first value, a gray level of a primary color video signal for a phosphor having the largest influence of luminance saturation properties among the phosphors is increased relative to a gray level of the other primary color video signal.
Abstract: In a PDP apparatus provided with a PDP having (X, Y, A) and various drivers, two adjacent Ys in a plurality of Ys are commonly connected by a wiring so as to form one set unit, in the vicinity of a connection portion of the PDP and the drivers. A two-stage reset and address operation control using a reset operation including an address disable operation is used for a control unit including a plurality of display lines (L) of the set units. In a plurality of Ls as objects of drive display, the reset and address operation of first Ls (Lo) corresponding to Ys on one side of set units and that of second Ls (Le) corresponding to Ys on the other side thereof are performed separately in former and latter periods, and then, sustain operations of the first and second Ls on both sides are performed simultaneously.
Abstract: A display apparatus, which displays a color image by controlling the number of emissions or the intensity thereof in accordance with primary color video signals input thereto, has a detection portion and a white balance correction portion. The detection portion is used to detect the number of emissions or the intensity, and the white balance correction portion is used to correct white balance by adjusting the amplitudes of the primary color video signals in accordance with the detected number of emissions or the detected intensity. Therefore, correct white balance can be maintained regardless of the number of emissions or the intensity of emission.
Abstract: A plasma display driving method and apparatus that can reduce the occurrences of dropout, on a displayed image, caused by misaddress when the environment temperature becomes low. In the inventive plasma display, the environment temperature is determined, and during a charge adjustment interval, the ultimate voltage, which the drive waveform of a scan electrode voltage reaches at the end after continuously varying in the negative direction, is changed in accordance with the determined environment temperature in such a manner that if the environment temperature becomes lower, the ultimate voltage is directed in the positive direction.
Abstract: In the PDP device, for example, two types of SF lighting patterns (A and B modes) are equally divided and arranged in spatially different regions in a field. For example, the patterns are arranged in a zigzag manner in units of pixels. At all lighting steps, existence of an absence of light-on SF which becomes a cause of false contour is permitted only in one mode. Accordingly, a generation rate of absence of light-on SF per field when the modes are combined is low, and the level of false contour can be reduced. Further, the spatial arrangement of each mode is optionally changed among the fields.
Abstract: A technique which enables improvement of luminance and reduction of consumption power in a sustain discharge driving of a four-electrode structure PDP, particularly, by devising driving method to Z electrodes. In this plasma display device, a sustain discharge by a method to apply a narrow pulse to the Z electrode and a method to apply a fixed potential to the Z electrode are switched according to a judgment of range of display load ratio in driving sustain discharge from a controller and driver to the PDP and used.
Abstract: The plasma display device includes connecting means for connecting the X/Y electrodes of the plasma display panel and the X/Y electrode drive circuits. In the X electrode pattern and the Y electrode pattern on the printed board in the connecting means, a current path connecting the center electrodes of the plasma display panel and the X electrode drive circuit or Y electrode drive circuit is longer than a current path connecting the peripheral electrodes and the X electrode drive circuit or Y electrode drive circuit. The current paths at the plasma display panel side are in the U-shape folded in the upper part and the lower part in the periphery of the plasma display panel, respectively. Also, the current paths are first connected to the upper or lower electrodes, and then sequentially connected to the center electrodes via the upper part and the lower part.
Abstract: A planar display device whose display panel main body can be easily separated from a chassis member upon disposal without preparing large equipment and a special tool. In the planar display device wherein the PDP panel main body (1) and the chassis member (2) are adhered by a two-sided tape (3), a wire (4) is previously incorporated for separating the PDP panel main body (1) from the chassis member (2) by cutting and peeling the double-sided tape.
Abstract: A display apparatus, that can prevent thermal destruction and burning with a simple structure, has been disclosed. In the apparatus it is judged that there is possibility of a pattern, whose area with high brightness is small, being displayed frequently, when a state in which the total light emission pulse number remains large occurs with high frequency, and if such a state is detected, the total light emission pulse number (sustain frequency) is reduced to prevent the thermal destruction and burning.
Abstract: In a conventional method of driving a plasma display panel, for example, an auxiliary discharge is executed between an A electrode and a Y electrode to improve light-emission efficiency of a display discharge. However, since a phosphor layer is present between the A electrode and the Y electrode, the phosphor layer is exposed to a discharge, whereby there is a problem that its characteristic deteriorates. A method of driving a plasma display panel having a structure, in which at least three display electrodes X, Y, and Z used for a display discharge are provided to a display cell and no phosphor layer is formed between said display electrodes and a discharge space, the method comprising the steps of: varying a potential of at least one display electrode Z of said display electrodes during said display discharge; and making a potential of said at least one display electrode Z at a time of starting said display discharge different from that at a time of ending said display discharge.
Abstract: In a conventional image display apparatus, since display load ratios for respective lines are different, voltage drop amounts are also different and a difference in brightness occurs in spite of giving the same inputted luminance signal, so that image quality of display image is degraded. In the case where signals at the same luminance level are inputted and displayed, for a pixel on a display panel, an ON pattern of a subfield in one field is changed when a line load ratio of a line including the pixel is changed. That is, an image display apparatus using a display panel having a plurality of pixels is configured so as to include, for each of the plurality of pixels connected to one driving electrode, a load calculating means that calculates the load ratio and a luminance correcting means that calculates a drop amount in luminance level of an inputted video signal for correction.
Abstract: A functional sheet is brought into intimate contact with a front surface of a plasma display panel, and the functional sheet has a structure in which heat diffusion is superior to heat insulation between the plasma display panel and outside air. In addition, a display device includes a controller for controlling a drive voltage pulse train so that power consumption in a unit area in a light emission region within the screen is limited under a set value when one image is displayed.
August 15, 2008
Date of Patent:
March 1, 2011
Fujitsu Hitachi Plasma Display Limited
Nobuyuki Hori, Yoshimi Kawanami, Atsuo Ohsawa, Fumihiro Namiki
Abstract: A partition is formed by the process including a step for providing a sheet-like partition material that covers a display area and outside thereof on the surface of the substrate, a step for providing a mask for patterning that covers the display area and the outside thereof, so that a pattern of the portion arranged outside of the display area of the mask is a grid-like pattern, a step for patterning the partition material covered partially with the mask by a sandblasting process, and a step for baking the partition material after the patterning.