Patents Assigned to LuxVue Technology Corporation
  • Patent number: 9343448
    Abstract: A display panel and a method of forming a display panel are described. The display panel may include a thin film transistor substrate including a pixel area and a non-pixel area. The pixel area includes an array of bank openings and an array of bottom electrodes within the array of bank openings. An array of micro LED devices are bonded to the corresponding array of bottom electrodes within the array of bank openings. An array of top electrode layers are formed electrically connecting the array of micro LED devices to a ground line in the non-pixel area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Kapil V. Sakariya, Andreas Bibl, Hsin-Hua Hu
  • Patent number: 9318475
    Abstract: A flexible display panel and method of formation with a sacrificial release layer are described. The method of manufacturing a flexible display system includes forming a sacrificial layer on a carrier substrate. A flexible display substrate is formed on the sacrificial layer, with a plurality of release openings that extend through the flexible display substrate to the sacrificial layer. An array of LEDs and a plurality of microchips are transferred onto the flexible display substrate to form a flexible display panel. The sacrificial layer is selectively removed such that the flexible display panel attaches to the carrier substrate by a plurality of support posts. The flexible display panel is removed from the carrier substrate and is electrically coupled with display components to form a flexible display system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Andreas Bibl, Dariusz Golda
  • Patent number: 9314930
    Abstract: Systems and methods for transferring a micro device from a carrier substrate include, in an embodiment, a micro pick up array structure to allow the micro pick up array to automatically align with the carrier substrate. Deflection of the micro pick up array may be detected to control further movement of the micro pick up array.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Dariusz Golda, John A. Higginson, Andreas Bibl
  • Patent number: 9296111
    Abstract: Micro pick up arrays and methods for transferring micro devices from a carrier substrate are disclosed. In an embodiment, a micro pick up array alignment encoder detects relative position between a micro pick up array having an encoder scale and a target substrate having a corresponding reference scale. In an embodiment, the micro pick up array alignment encoder facilitates alignment of the micro pick up array with the target substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Andreas Bibl, Paul Argus Parks
  • Patent number: 9288899
    Abstract: A micro device transfer head array and method of forming a micro device transfer array from an SOI substrate are described. In an embodiment, the micro device transfer head array includes a base substrate and a patterned silicon layer over the base substrate. The patterned silicon layer may include a silicon interconnect and an array of silicon electrodes electrically connected with the silicon interconnect. Each silicon electrode includes a mesa structure protruding above the silicon interconnect. A dielectric layer covers a top surface of each mesa structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Dariusz Golda, Andreas Bibl
  • Patent number: 9263627
    Abstract: A method and structure for receiving a micro device on a receiving substrate are disclosed. A micro device such as a micro LED device is punched-through a passivation layer covering a conductive layer on the receiving substrate, and the passivation layer is hardened. In an embodiment the micro LED device is punched-through a B-staged thermoset material. In an embodiment the micro LED device is punched-through a thermoplastic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: John A. Higginson, Andreas Bibl, Hsin-Hua Hu
  • Patent number: 9255001
    Abstract: A monopolar and bipolar micro device transfer head array and method of forming a monopolar and bipolar micro device transfer array are described. In an embodiment, a micro device transfer head array includes a base substrate, a first insulating layer formed over the base substrate, and an array of mesa structures. A second insulating layer may be formed over the mesa structure, a patterned metal layer over the second insulating layer, and a dielectric layer covering the metal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2016
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Dariusz Golda, Andreas Bibl
  • Patent number: 9252375
    Abstract: A display panel and method of manufacture are described. In an embodiment, a display substrate includes a pixel area and a non-pixel area. An array of subpixels and corresponding array of bottom electrodes are in the pixel area. An array of micro LED devices are bonded to the array of bottom electrodes. One or more top electrode layers are formed in electrical contact with the array of micro LED devices. In one embodiment a redundant pair of micro LED devices are bonded to the array of bottom electrodes. In one embodiment, the array of micro LED devices are imaged to detect irregularities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Andreas Bibl, Kapil V. Sakariya, Charles R. Griggs, James Michael Perkins
  • Patent number: 9240397
    Abstract: Light emitting devices and methods of integrating micro LED devices into light emitting device are described. In an embodiment a light emitting device includes a reflective bank structure within a bank layer, and a conductive line atop the bank layer and elevated above the reflective bank structure. A micro LED device is within the reflective bank structure and a passivation layer is over the bank layer and laterally around the micro LED device within the reflective bank structure. A portion of the micro LED device and a conductive line atop the bank layer protrude above a top surface of the passivation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Andreas Bibl, Charles R. Griggs
  • Patent number: 9236815
    Abstract: Compliant monopolar and bipolar micro device transfer head arrays and methods of formation from SOI substrates are described. In an embodiment, an array of compliant transfer heads are formed over a base substrate and deflectable toward the base substrate, and a patterned metal layer includes a metal interconnect layer electrically connected with an array of the metal electrodes in the array of compliant transfer heads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Dariusz Golda, Andreas Bibl
  • Patent number: 9224629
    Abstract: A compliant bipolar micro device transfer head array and method of forming a compliant bipolar micro device transfer array from an SOI substrate are described. In an embodiment, a compliant bipolar micro device transfer head array includes a base substrate and a patterned silicon layer over the base substrate. The patterned silicon layer may include first and second silicon interconnects, and first and second arrays of silicon electrodes electrically connected with the first and second silicon interconnects and deflectable into one or more cavities between the base substrate and the silicon electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Dariusz Golda, Andreas Bibl
  • Patent number: 9217541
    Abstract: A stabilization structure includes a stabilization layer on a carrier substrate. The stabilization layer includes an array of staging cavities. An array of micro devices are within the array of staging cavities. Each micro device is laterally attached to a shear release post laterally extending from a sidewall of a staging cavity. A pressure is applied to the array of micro devices from the array of transfer heads to shear the array of micro devices off the shear release posts. The sheared off micro devices are picked up from the carrier substrate using the array of transfer heads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Stephen Bathurst, Hsin-Hua Hu, Andreas Bibl
  • Patent number: 9214494
    Abstract: A display panel and a method of forming a display panel are described. The display panel may include a thin film transistor substrate including a pixel area and a non-pixel area. The pixel area includes an array of bank openings and an array of bottom electrodes within the array of bank openings. A ground line is located in the non-pixel area and an array of ground tie lines run between the bank openings in the pixel area and are electrically connected to the ground line in the non-pixel area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2015
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Kapil V. Sakariya, Andreas Bibl, Hsin-Hua Hu
  • Patent number: 9209348
    Abstract: A method and structure for stabilizing an array of micro devices is disclosed. A stabilization layer includes an array of stabilization cavities and array of stabilization posts. Each stabilization cavity includes sidewalls surrounding a stabilization post. The array of micro devices is on the array of stabilization posts. Each micro device in the array of micro devices includes a bottom surface that is wider than a corresponding stabilization post directly underneath the bottom surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Hsin-Hua Hu, Kevin K. C. Chang, Andreas Bibl
  • Publication number: 20150348504
    Abstract: Exemplary methods and systems use a micro light emitting diode (LED) in an active matrix display to emit and sense light. Display panels, systems, and methods of operation are described in which LEDs may be used for both emission and sensing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Applicant: LUXVUE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kapil V. Sakariya, Mohammad Hendijanifard, Tore Nauta
  • Publication number: 20150333221
    Abstract: A flexible display panel and method of formation with a sacrificial release layer are described. The method of manufacturing a flexible display system includes forming a sacrificial layer on a carrier substrate. A flexible display substrate is formed on the sacrificial layer, with a plurality of release openings that extend through the flexible display substrate to the sacrificial layer. An array of LEDs and a plurality of microchips are transferred onto the flexible display substrate to form a flexible display panel. The sacrificial layer is selectively removed such that the flexible display panel attaches to the carrier substrate by a plurality of support posts. The flexible display panel is removed from the carrier substrate and is electrically coupled with display components to form a flexible display system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Applicant: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Andreas Bibl, Dariusz Golda
  • Publication number: 20150321338
    Abstract: Systems and methods for transferring a micro device or an array of micro devices to or from a substrate are disclosed. In an embodiment, a remote center robot allows on-the-fly alignment between a micro pick up array and a target substrate. The remote center robot may include a plurality of symmetric linkages that move independently and share a remote rotational center. In an embodiment, the remote rotational center may be positioned at a surface of the micro pick up array to prevent damage to the array of micro devices during transfer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Publication date: November 12, 2015
    Applicant: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Paul Argus Parks, Nile Alexander Light, Stephen P. Bathurst, John A. Higginson, Andreas Bibl
  • Patent number: 9178123
    Abstract: Reflective bank structures for light emitting devices are described. The reflective bank structure may include a substrate, an insulating layer on the substrate, and an array of bank openings in the insulating layer with each bank opening including a bottom surface and sidewalls. A reflective layer spans sidewalls of each of the bank openings in the insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Kapil V. Sakariya, Andreas Bibl, Hsin-Hua Hu
  • Patent number: 9162880
    Abstract: Systems and methods for transferring a micro device from a carrier substrate are disclosed. In an embodiment, a mass transfer tool includes an articulating transfer head assembly, a carrier substrate holder, and an actuator assembly to adjust a spatial relationship between the articulating transfer head assembly and the carrier substrate holder. The articulating transfer head assembly may include an electrostatic voltage source connection and a substrate supporting an array of electrostatic transfer heads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: John A. Higginson, Andreas Bibl, David Albertalli
  • Patent number: 9166114
    Abstract: A method and structure for stabilizing an array of micro devices is disclosed. The array of micro devices is held within an array of staging cavities on a carrier substrate. Each micro device is laterally surrounded by sidewalls of a corresponding staging cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: LuxVue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Hsin-Hua Hu, Andreas Bibl