Patents Examined by Jessica M Merlin
  • Patent number: 10890798
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a liquid crystal display panel and a manufacturing method thereof. The display panel includes a color filter substrate. The color filter substrate includes a color resist layer. The color resist layer includes a first color resist area and a second color resist area. The first color resist area corresponds to a display area. The second color resist area corresponds to a non-displaying area. The second color resist area includes a first color resist and a second color resist, and the second color resist is formed in the first color resist.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Wei Wang
  • Patent number: 10890809
    Abstract: A display substrate and a display device are provided. The display substrate includes a display region and a non-display region located at a periphery of the display region. The non-display region includes a plurality of conductive poles arranged on a base substrate, and the plurality of conductive poles is grounded and is distributed at the periphery of the display region to transfer static electricity out.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignees: BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., ROE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO. LTD
    Inventors: Le Zhang, Pengcheng Tian, Ze Liu, Hong Liu, Xin Li
  • Patent number: 10884262
    Abstract: This disclosure provides a liquid crystal lens, a method for producing the same, and a display apparatus. This liquid crystal lens comprises: a first substrate and a second substrate, wherein a plurality of prism units are provided between the first substrate and the second substrate, each of the prism units comprises a first electrode and a second electrode group, the second electrode group comprises a plurality of second electrodes, a liquid crystal layer is provided between the first electrode and the second electrode group, a transparent insulating separation structure is provided between two adjacent prism units, and the refractive index of the separation structure is the same as that of the long axis of the liquid crystal molecule constituting the liquid crystal layer. The liquid crystal lens in this disclosure is used for a naked-eye 3D display apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haiyan Wang, Zhongxiao Li
  • Patent number: 10884304
    Abstract: A display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a display medium layer, pixel units, and a light-shielding conductive pattern layer. The first substrate has a first inner surface and a first outer surface, and the first outer surface serves as a display surface of the display panel. The second substrate is disposed opposite to the first substrate and has a second inner surface and a second outer surface. The display medium layer is disposed between the first inner surface and the second inner surface. The pixel units are disposed between the display medium layer and the first inner surface, and at least one of the pixel units includes an active element. The light-shielding conductive pattern layer is disposed between the display medium layer and the second inner surface, at least partially overlaps the active element in a vertical projection direction, and includes a first patterned light-shielding conductive layer and a first patterned low-reflection layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Bo-Ru Jian, Wei-Liang Chan, Chen-Yi Wu, Mei-Hui Lee, Chi-Hsiung Chang, Tai-Tso Lin
  • Patent number: 10884281
    Abstract: A display panel comprising: a first substrate and a second substrate opposite to each other, a light deflection structure between the first substrate and the second substrate, and a black matrix on a side of the second substrate close to the first substrate. The display panel further comprises a display region and a non-display region. The black matrix comprises a light shielding region and a hollowed-out region in the non-display region. The light deflection structure is configured to deflect part or all of light incident towards the hollowed-out region to the light-shielding region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignees: HEFEI BOE TECHNOLOGY OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhaoke Zhang, Bing Wang, Gangqi Huang
  • Patent number: 10877301
    Abstract: An optical device that is disposed to manage light transmittance therethrough includes a multi-layer photochromic sheet that is composed of a first layer, a second layer, and a photochromic layer interposed therebetween. The photochromic layer is composed of a mixture of dichroic dye and photo-isomerizable material that are disposed in a liquid crystal host, and the first and second layers are each fabricated from a clear polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: GM Global Technology Operations LLC
    Inventor: Kai-Han Chang
  • Patent number: 10871673
    Abstract: The present application provides a display substrate having a display area and a peripheral area. The display substrate includes a base substrate; a black matrix in the peripheral area on the base substrate; and an auxiliary black matrix in the peripheral area on the base substrate and spaced apart from the black matrix. The auxiliary black matrix is in an outer peripheral region of the peripheral area. The outer peripheral region is a region outside the black matrix and on a side of a region in the peripheral area occupied by the black matrix distal to the display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignees: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., BEIJING BOE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dianzheng Dong, Weitao Chen, Yu Ma, Yan Yan, Dade Sheng, Dongqi Chang
  • Patent number: 10871596
    Abstract: An antireflection film including: a plastic substrate; and an antireflection layer, where the antireflection layer includes a metal oxide particle and a binder resin, the antireflection layer has a moth eye structure including an uneven shape formed by the metal oxide particle, a total light transmittance of the antireflection film where light is incident from a side of the antireflection layer opposite the plastic substrate is 88% or more, and where transmittances of light at wavelengths of 480 nm and 580 nm of the antireflection film where the light is incident from a side of the antireflection layer opposite the plastic substrate are respectively T480 and T580, T580?T480?3.5% is satisfied, and a method of manufacturing the antireflection film, and an antireflection product, a polarizing plate, an image display device, a module, and a liquid crystal display device with a touch panel, containing the antireflection film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Chihiro Masuda, Miho Asahi, Yuta Fukushima, Ryuji Saneto
  • Patent number: 10871680
    Abstract: A liquid crystal device includes a light source, a first transparent substrate, a first transparent electrode, a switchable or tunable micropatterned alignment layer arranged in an array of pixels, a liquid crystal layer, a fixed alignment layer, a second transparent electrode, and a second transparent substrate. The switchable micropatterned alignment layer is disposed between the liquid crystal layer and one of the first transparent substrate and the second transparent substrate. The fixed alignment layer is disposed between the liquid crystal layer and one of the first transparent substrate and the second transparent substrate. Light from the light source is not visible outside the liquid crystal device when the switchable or tunable micropatterned alignment layer is in an off-state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yokoyama, Nikolaus Glazar
  • Patent number: 10852596
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a driver, a pixel circuit disposed to be apart from the driver in a plan view and to be electrically connected to the driver, a first pixel electrode disposed to overlap the pixel circuit in a plan view and to be electrically connected to the pixel circuit, a second pixel electrode disposed to overlap the driver in a plan view and to be closer to an outer edge of a display area than the first pixel electrode, and a relay line disposed between the pixel circuit and the first pixel electrode and between the driver and the second pixel electrode, the relay line electrically connecting the first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Masaya Tamaki
  • Patent number: 10845661
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device comprises: a plurality of pixels arranged in a first direction and a second direction intersecting the first direction, the plurality of pixels including a first pixel, a second pixel, and a third pixel; a plurality of subpixel electrodes arranged in each of the plurality of pixels in the second direction; a plurality of source lines extending in the first direction and crossing a space between the plurality of subpixel electrodes and a space between the first pixel and the second pixel; a first gate lead line extending in the first direction and crossing a space between the first pixel and the second pixel; and a first gate line extending in the second direction, crossing a space between the first pixel and the third pixel, and is electrically connected to the first gate lead line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Teruhisa Nakagawa
  • Patent number: 10845629
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a driver, a first pixel circuit disposed apart from the driver in plan view but electrically connected to the driver, a second pixel circuit separated further from the driver than the first pixel circuit in plan view but electrically connected to the driver, a first pixel electrode overlapping the driver in plan view, a second pixel electrode overlapping the first pixel circuit in plan view, a first relay line electrically connecting the first pixel circuit and the first pixel electrode to each other, and a second relay line electrically connecting the second pixel circuit and the second pixel electrode to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Masaya Tamaki, Akihiko Saitoh
  • Patent number: 10838260
    Abstract: A light controlling device and a method for fabricating the same are disclosed, in which liquid crystals and dichroic dyes may uniformly be distributed on a liquid crystal layer, and adhesion between upper and lower substrates may be improved. The light controlling device comprises first and second substrates facing each other; liquid crystal cells arranged between the first substrate and the second substrate, including liquid crystals; and a barrier arranged between the first substrate and the second substrate, partitioning the liquid crystal cells. The barrier includes a first barrier arranged in a first area to have a first pitch and a second barrier arranged in a second area surrounding the first area to have a second pitch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Pureum Kim, JiYoung Ahn, Sunyoung Park
  • Patent number: 10816854
    Abstract: A backlight unit includes a diffusion plate, wherein the diffusion plate includes a first region along edges of the diffusion plate, and a second region surrounded by the first region, and wherein a thickness of the first region decreases toward an outer side direction of the diffusion plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-Hwi Kim, Ki-Seong Kim, Ji-Seok Yang
  • Patent number: 10816849
    Abstract: Disclosed is a liquid crystal display (LCD) device having a thin thickness. The LCD device includes a liquid crystal display panel and a light source panel coupled to the liquid crystal display panel. The light source panel includes a plurality of emissive areas defined on a base plate, a plurality of light emitting devices respectively disposed in the plurality of emissive areas, and a plurality of concave portions respectively accommodating the plurality of light emitting devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: ChangHo Lee, WooNam Jeong, HyeonHo Son, HanSeok Kim
  • Patent number: 10809556
    Abstract: An increase in fabricating cost of a display module including a touch sensor is suppressed. A display device which includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and liquid crystal interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate includes a display portion. The display portion includes a sensor unit and a pixel. The sensor unit includes a first transistor, a first conductive film electrically connected to a gate of the first transistor, and a second conductive film. At least part of the first conductive film overlaps with at least part of the second conductive film. The pixel includes a second transistor, and a pixel electrode electrically connected to the second transistor. At least part of the pixel electrode overlaps with at least part of the first conductive film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryo Hatsumi, Tetsuji Ishitani
  • Patent number: 10809579
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: a first substrate; a pixel electrode on the first substrate and including a first subpixel electrode and a second subpixel electrode which are separated from each other; a second substrate facing the first substrate; a common electrode on the second substrate; and a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate, in which the first subpixel electrode includes a first plate-shaped portion and a plurality of first branch electrodes extended from the first plate-shaped portion, the second subpixel electrode includes a second plate-shaped portion surrounds the first branch electrodes and a plurality of second branch electrodes extended from the second plate-shaped portion, and a difference between a first voltage applied to the first subpixel electrode and a common voltage applied to the common electrode is larger than a difference between a second voltage applied to the second subpixel electrode and the common voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hak Sun Chang, Cheol Shin, Jae-Soo Jang, Ki Chul Shin, Jang Wi Ryu, Ho Kil Oh, Ka Eun Kim, Se Hyun Lee, Hyo Ju Jung
  • Patent number: 10809559
    Abstract: Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device that includes: first and second substrates; a gate line and a data line on the first substrate, the gate line and the data line crossing each other to define a pixel region; a thin film transistor connected to the gate line and the data line; a color filter layer on the thin film transistor, the color filter layer including red, green and blue color filters each corresponding to the pixel region; a protrusion pattern at a boundary of the pixel region, the protrusion pattern including at least two of the red, green and blue color filters; a pixel electrode on the color filter layer; a first alignment layer on the pixel electrode; a first patterned spacer on the second substrate, the first patterned spacer contacting the first alignment layer over the protrusion pattern; and a liquid crystal layer between the first and second substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Woo-Jung Byun, Tae-Young Kim, Hyo-Jong Yi, Dong-In Choi
  • Patent number: 10802352
    Abstract: A display device is disclosed, which includes: a substrate; a scan line having an extension direction, disposed on the substrate and including a gate electrode; a semiconductor layer disposed on the gate electrode; source and drain electrodes disposed on the semiconductor layer; an insulating layer including a via hole and disposed on the drain electrode; a first transparent conductive layer disposed on the insulating layer, wherein a part of the first transparent conductive layer electrically connects to the drain electrode through the via hole; and a second transparent conductive layer disposed between the substrate and the first transparent conductive layer and not overlapping the via hole. Herein, the second transparent conductive layer has a first edge, the drain has a second edge, a minimum distance between the first edge and the second edge along a direction substantially perpendicular to the extension direction ranges from 0 ?m to 4 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: INNOLUX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsung-Han Tsai, Hsia-Ching Chu, Mei-Chun Shih
  • Patent number: 10802309
    Abstract: The flexible liquid crystal display panel include an upper substrate, a lower substrate and a liquid crystal layer; a plurality of sub-pixel regions are disposed on the lower substrate, and a retaining wall may be disposed around the sub-pixel region, and the retaining wall may define notches to allow the plurality of sub-pixel regions to be located the liquid crystals circulate when the flexible liquid crystal display panels are bent. In the above manner, the present application can ensure the uniformity of diffusion of the alignment liquid and the liquid crystal in the alignment liquid coating and liquid crystal filling processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Semiconductor Display Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wu Cao