Patents Examined by Donald L Raleigh
  • Patent number: 11328923
    Abstract: In the excimer lamp according to the present invention, a flat discharge vessel having a substantially rectangular cross-sectional shape and comprising a pair of planar parts and a pair of side-surface parts has a pair of external electrodes disposed on the respective outer surfaces of the planar parts. The end parts of the external electrodes are provided with an auxiliary electrode extending to a region that is made smaller than the distance between the planar parts. A lead that supplies electricity to the external electrode is connected to the auxiliary electrode in the region that is made smaller than the distance between the planar parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Ushio Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shigeki Fujisawa, Kazuyuki Mori
  • Patent number: 11320700
    Abstract: A panel structure, a display device, and an alignment detection method for the panel structure are provided in the present disclosure. The panel structure includes a first substrate and a second substrate which are oppositely disposed, and further includes a capacitor group including a first capacitor and a second capacitor. The first capacitor includes a first A electrode and a first B electrode which are oppositely disposed; the second capacitor includes a second A electrode and a second B electrode which are oppositely disposed; the first A electrode and the second A electrode are on the first substrate, and the first B electrode and the second B electrode are on the second substrate; the first B electrode is misaligned with the first A electrode along a first direction; and the second B electrode is misaligned with the second A electrode along an opposite direction of the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Hubei Yangtze Industrial Innovation Center Of Advanced Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jiaxin Li
  • Patent number: 11320678
    Abstract: A pressure sensor and a pressure detecting method are provided, the pressure sensor includes a liquid crystal cell including a cholesteric liquid crystal layer, a liquid crystal state detector module and a pressure finder module, and the liquid crystal cell includes a pressure receiving surface. The liquid crystal state detector module is configured to detect a liquid crystal arrangement state in the cholesteric liquid crystal layer in a situation where a pressure is applied on the pressure receiving surface of the liquid crystal cell; the pressure finder module is configured to find a value of the pressure corresponding to the liquid crystal arrangement state from a pre-stored correspondence table.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignees: BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ying Wang, Tien Lun Ting, Xue Cao, Chuncheng Che, Hailin Xue, Xibin Shao, Peizhi Cai
  • Patent number: 11320692
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing a display for an electronic device that includes a liquid crystal display panel assembly, a backlight assembly that includes a light source, and a spatially varying polarizer that provides phase retardation that varies as a function of propagation length away from the light source. The display may also include a linear polarizer and other optical components that improve the efficiency of the backlight assembly, thereby reducing power consumption, cost, space requirements, and provide other advantages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Valve Corporation
    Inventor: Joshua Mark Hudman
  • Patent number: 11322556
    Abstract: The disclosure is related to creating different functional micro devices by integrating functional tuning materials and creating an encapsulation capsule to protect these materials. Various embodiments of the present disclosure also related to improve light extraction efficiencies of micro devices by mounting micro devices at a proximity of a corner of a pixel active area and arranging QD films with optical layers in a micro device structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Vue Real Inc.
    Inventor: Gholamreza Chaji
  • Patent number: 11320582
    Abstract: An illumination device is disclosed that may constitute a partition wall or the like having an impact in a bright and brilliant space. An illumination device according to an embodiment may include: a plurality of light guide plate units each including a light guide plate and an LED substrate; and a base to which the plurality of light guide plate units are attached so as to be laid over the base. The attachment surface of the base is divided into sections for attaching the light guide plate units so as to lay the light guide plate units over the base and each section is provided with an IC board for driving the corresponding LED substrate and snap-fit engagement portions for fixing the light guide plate unit to the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Onitsuka, Junya Fujita, Takehiro Agata
  • Patent number: 11314137
    Abstract: A display device for displaying at least one of graphical information and alphanumeric data may include a housing, a display housed within the housing, a backlight housed within the housing and for generating visible light to illuminate the display, a light guide plate coupled between the display and the backlight within the housing and configured to guide the visible light generated by the backlight, a laminate exposed through the housing and covering a portion of the light guide plate, wherein the laminate has a variable optical transmittance based on a voltage applied to the laminate, and a controller housed within the housing and configured to control the voltage applied to the laminate in order to control the variable optical transmittance and modulate emission of light generated by the backlight transmitted through the laminate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Guentaek Oh, Yong-Gu Kang
  • Patent number: 11315782
    Abstract: A cathode material for use in a high-pressure discharge lamp contains a matrix based on tungsten having a tungsten content of greater than or equal to 95% by weight, tungsten carbide, and oxides and/or predominantly oxidic phases of one or more emitter elements from the group of rare earth metals, Hf, and Zr. The cathode material additionally contains predominantly carbidic phases of the one or more emitter elements from the group of rare earth metals, Hf, and Zr. A high-pressure discharge lamp would contain such a cathode composed of the above cathode material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignees: Plansee SE, Osram GmbH
    Inventors: Hannes Traxler, Ingmar Wesemann, Wolfram Knabl, Alexander Tautermann, Maria Nilius
  • Patent number: 11307448
    Abstract: In order to resolve a problem in which, when an electronic component is provided in a hole provided in a display, the light of the display enters the hole or, oppositely, light having entered the hole enters the display, provided is a mobile terminal comprising: a cover glass; a display panel provided on the rear surface of the cover glass so as to have a plurality of layers; a cut-out region formed on at least one of the plurality of layers; a side optical shield film provided on the side surface of the at least one layer exposed to the outside by the cut-out region; and a front optical shield film provided to one region adjacent to the cut-out region of the cover glass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Yanghwan Kim, Ilkyoung Cho
  • Patent number: 11306901
    Abstract: A luminaire that includes a housing having a downlight geometry and containing a light engine including light emitting diodes (LEDs), in which the light engine is positioned to emit light through a light emission end of the housing. The housing contains driver electronics for controlling power received by the luminaire for powering the light engine. An access opening on a back surface of the housing exposes the driver electronics. A junction box supporting at least a portion of a wireless control module. The junction box having an electrical pathway opening is engaged to the back surface of the housing. The wireless control module is contained in the knockout of the junction box. Electrical communication between the wireless control module and the driver circuit is across a physical electrically conductive pathway that extends through the electrical pathway opening of the junction box.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: LEDVANCE LLC
    Inventors: Anil Jeswani, Ahmed Eissa, Renaud Richard, Janet Milliez, Valeriy Zolotykh
  • Patent number: 11309374
    Abstract: A mask component includes a first mask plate and a second mask plate, and the first mask plate includes a first shield region, a first open region disposed in the first shield region, an electronic component shield region disposed in the first open region, a connecting shield region disposed in the first open region. The electronic component shield region is connected to the first shield region by the connecting shield region. The connecting shield region includes a first connecting shield region disposed on one side of the electronic component shield region and a second connecting shield region disposed on another side of the electronic component shield region, and the first mask plate is configured to evaporate a common electrode to obtain a first region of the common electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS SEMICONDUCTOR DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Xiao Du
  • Patent number: 11307346
    Abstract: Provided are a backlight unit and a display apparatus including the same. The backlight unit includes: a light guide plate configured to diffuse and transmit light that is incident on the light guide plate; and a white light emitting member configured to convert incident light transmitted by the light guide plate to white light having a color temperature that is adjusted according to a degree of conversion of the incident light into light of a specific color based on application of an electrical signal to the white light emitting member, and to emit the white light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO.. LTD.
    Inventor: Kyehoon Lee
  • Patent number: 11307337
    Abstract: The present invention provides: (I) a display device including a display panel, a retardation layer, and a polarizer which are stacked in the stated order from a back surface side to a viewing surface side and integrated without an adhesive layer; and (II) a method for producing a display device including: forming a first alignment film on a display panel, applying a solution containing first polymerizable liquid crystal to the first alignment film, and curing the first polymerizable liquid crystal to produce a retardation layer; and forming a second alignment film on the retardation layer, applying a solution containing second polymerizable liquid crystal and a dichroic material to the second alignment film, and curing the second polymerizable liquid crystal to produce a polarizer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akira Sakai, Masahiro Hasegawa, Atsushi Ban, Koji Murata, Yuichi Kawahira, Kiyoshi Minoura, Takako Koide, Kozo Nakamura
  • Patent number: 11309377
    Abstract: A pixel circuit disposed in a pixel region including three subpixel regions includes: three light-emitting elements that are disposed in the subpixel regions and have mutually different luminescent colors; one drive circuit that is disposed in a subpixel region serving as a first subpixel region, and supplies drive current to the three light-emitting elements in time division; and a positive power supply line serving as a first power supply line that is disposed in a subpixel region serving as a second subpixel region, and supplies power supply voltage to the drive circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: JOLED INC.
    Inventor: Masanori Ohara
  • Patent number: 11300723
    Abstract: Backlight module, light guide plate, and preparation method for conductive hydrogel thereof. Main body of light guide plate is optical-glass material. Cavity is provided in light guide plate, filled with conductive hydrogel. Either end of light guide plate is provided with electrode electrically connected to conductive hydrogel in cavity. When not electrified, conductive hydrogel is in liquid state, when electrified, conductive hydrogel in cavity changes to gel state. Microcrystal particles are added to conductive hydrogel to improve light refection function and light diffuse reflection function of light guide plate and backlight module, to allow more light rays to penetrate through light guide plate to improve luminous efficacy. Addition of quantum dots or fluorescent powder to conductive hydrogel can further increase color gamut of backlight, such that liquid crystal display device has better effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: Shenzhen TCL New Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Honglei Ji, Tianying Deng, Kewen Qiang, Xijun Chen
  • Patent number: 11300817
    Abstract: The present application discloses a repairing device of a display panel, including a chassis provided with a workbench, the workbench having an installation surface for installing the display panel; an image collector for collecting image of the display panel; a vibration member provided on the chassis; and a controller for controlling the vibration member to vibrate according to the image of the display panel collected by the image collector, thereby the vibration member vibrates at a defective position of the display panel on the workbench. The present application also provides a repairing method of a display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: HKC CORPORATION LIMITED
    Inventors: Haijiang Yuan, Jiaren Lin
  • Patent number: 11300828
    Abstract: A display device including a display panel and a backlight module are provided. The backlight module includes a backlight unit having a backlight hole; a light guide ring disposed inside the backlight hole, wherein the light guide ring comprises a light receiving surface provided away from the display panel and a light emitting surface provided near the display panel, and the light guide ring is configured to direct light beams to a display panel area corresponding to the backlight hole; and a light source component configured to provide a light source for the light guide ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Peng Zhang, Guanghui Liu, Chao Wang
  • Patent number: 11300854
    Abstract: An embodiment relates to a light emitting module, a flash module, and a terminal including the same. The light emitting module according to an embodiment comprises: a semiconductor layer; a phosphor layer arranged on one surface of the semiconductor layer; a plurality of light emitting chips including a plurality of electrodes arranged on a surface facing one surface of the semiconductor layer; a first partition arranged at one side of the plurality of light emitting chips, and a second partition arranged at the other side of the plurality of light emitting chips so as to face the first partition; and an opaque molding part, which encompasses the plurality of light emitting chips such that the upper surface of the phosphor layer and the bottom surfaces of the plurality of electrodes are exposed to the outside, and is arranged on the inner side of the first and second partitions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: SUZHOU LEKIN SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tae Sung Lee, Jang Hoon Jeong, Min Ji Jin, Young Kyu Jeong
  • Patent number: 11294130
    Abstract: The invention relates to an optical system having a light source, configured to emit electromagnetic radiation; a waveguide, configured to guide the electromagnetic radiation in a guiding direction and having an input; and an injection device, configured to inject the electromagnetic radiation emitted by the light source at the input of the waveguide. The injection device consists of a single dioptric interface designed to focus the electromagnetic radiation emitted by the light source at the input of the waveguide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
    Inventors: Gilles Le Blevennec, Philippe Berne
  • Patent number: 11296119
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a pixel arrangement structure, a display panel and a display device. The pixel arrangement structure includes: a first pixel area including a plurality of first-category pixel groups, each of which is arranged according to a first arrangement manner; and a second pixel area including a plurality of second-category pixel groups, each of which is arranged according to a second arrangement manner; wherein the first pixel area is adjacent to the second pixel area, and the first pixel area has a pixel density lower than a pixel density of the second pixel area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wenjing Tan