Patents Examined by Kendrick Hsu
  • Patent number: 10330983
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a liquid crystal display, and the display formed thereby, the method including forming a first display panel including a thin film transistor and a pixel electrode connected to the thin film transistor, the thin film transistor including an auxiliary electrode, a semiconductor layer disposed on the auxiliary electrode, and a gate electrode disposed on the semiconductor layer, forming a second display panel including a common electrode, forming a liquid crystal layer including a plurality of liquid crystal molecules on the first display panel or the second display panel, bonding the first display panel and the second display panel, applying different voltages to the pixel electrode and the common electrode, and irradiating ultraviolet rays in the liquid crystal layer, to initially align the liquid crystal molecules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jang-II Kim, Keun Woo Park, Jong Hak Hwang
  • Patent number: 10317594
    Abstract: An optical construction includes a reflective polarizer layer having a first pass axis and an absorptive polarizer layer having a second pass axis that is substantially aligned with the first pass axis. At least one electrically conductive light scattering layer is arranged between the reflective polarizer layer and the absorptive polarizer layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Matthew H. Frey, Craig R. Schardt, Gary T. Boyd, Eric J. Borchers, Nicholas D. Petkovich
  • Patent number: 10310322
    Abstract: Provided is an image source unit including a layer including a light transmissive portion and an in-between portion, which can improve the use efficiency of light from a light source and improve the quality of display, including a liquid crystal panel and an optical sheet arranged on a lower polarizing plate side from the liquid crystal panel, wherein: the optical sheet includes a base material layer, an optical functional layer, and an adhesive layer; the optical functional layer includes a plurality of light transmissive portions having one extending direction along a face of the base material layer having a predetermined cross section, arranged in a different direction from the extending direction at predetermined intervals, and a plurality of in-between portions formed in the intervals of the adjacent light transmissive portions; and the lower polarizing plate and the optical sheet are adhered to each other by the adhesive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi Kashiwagi
  • Patent number: 10295825
    Abstract: The invention relates to a projection system for a display, in particular a heads-up display, comprising a liquid crystal screen (12) and a back-lighting device (14) for said screen (12). The projection system is characterized in that said back-lighting device (14) comprises at least one light source (16) emitting light towards the screen (12), at least one lens (38a, 38b) suitable for collimating the light from the light source (16) towards the liquid-crystal screen (12), and reflective means (26) arranged on the surface of the lens (38a, 38b) located on the side of the light source (16), arranged such as to allow light to pass through same towards the screen (12) and to reflect towards the screen (12) almost all of the light propagating towards the lens (38a, 38b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: VALEO COMFORT AND DRIVING ASSISTANCE
    Inventor: Michael Irzyk
  • Patent number: 10296157
    Abstract: To provide a display device which includes a touch sensor and a large number of pixels and in which a driver circuit of a display portion and a driver circuit of a touch sensor are formed in one IC. The display device includes the display portion, the touch sensor, and a plurality of ICs. The plurality of ICs each include a first circuit. One of the plurality of ICs includes a second circuit and a third circuit. The first circuit has a function of outputting a video signal to the display portion. The second circuit has a function of outputting a signal for driving a sensor element included in the touch sensor. The third circuit has a function of converting an analog signal output from the sensor element into a digital signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Inventors: Kei Takahashi, Wataru Uesugi, Hiromichi Godo
  • Patent number: 10288942
    Abstract: The invention prevents the display unevenness of a high-resolution liquid crystal display device that results from the presence of regions where an alignment film is not applied. The invention provides a liquid crystal display device including: a TFT substrate having scan lines, video signal lines, and pixels formed by the intersecting scan lines and video signal lines; a counter substrate; and a liquid crystal layer placed between the TFT substrate and the counter substrate. Each of the pixels includes a TFT, a pixel electrode, a common electrode, and a through-hole and an opening that are used to connect the TFT and the pixel electrode. Connective ITO is formed in and around the through-hole at the same time as the common electrode is formed. A step d is formed at an edge portion of the connective ITO and covered with an alignment film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Motoharu Miyamoto
  • Patent number: 10288930
    Abstract: A display panel includes a first substrate; a second substrate, a base plate and a chip. The second substrate comprises a region overlapping with the first substrate and a region not overlapping with the first substrate, and a region for mounting a chip is disposed in the non-overlapping region. The base plate is disposed within the chip mounting region and has a receiving portion. The chip is disposed within the receiving portion of the base plate and electrically connected to the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yongda Ma, Jianbo Xian
  • Patent number: 10288924
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes a display panel; and an optical film on a bottom surface of the display panel, the optical film including a polarizer; a support sheet on a bottom surface of the polarizer; and a prism sheet on a bottom surface of the support sheet, the prism sheet having a base sheet, a prism portion, and a stitch portion over the base sheet. The prism portion includes a plurality of peaks and has a space defined by a direct contact between the plurality of peaks of the prism portion and the bottom surface of the support sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sejeon Park, Sudong Roh, Wonjong Cho
  • Patent number: 10289151
    Abstract: An optical processing system comprises an optical input; one or more spatial light modulator arrays; and a detector array; wherein at least of said spatial light modulator arrays incorporates a plurality of data elements focusing elements; said data elements and/or said focussing elements having multiple degrees of freedom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: OPTALYSYS LTC.
    Inventor: Nicholas James New
  • Patent number: 10281756
    Abstract: A display module and a display device are disclosed. The display module comprises a transparent cover plate, a display panel, and a module frame. The module frame is arranged at the periphery of the display panel. The module frame is fixed to the transparent cover plate. The display panel is fixed to the transparent cover plate through the module frame. The module frame extends towards the transparent cover plate to form a front surface, which does not exceed one of a front surface and a back surface of the transparent cover plate. The front surface of the module frame does not exceed one of the front surface and back surface of the transparent cover plate, so that the front surface of the display module is free from protrusions due to any component, and a flat front surface of the display module is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: She Lin
  • Patent number: 10268078
    Abstract: A spectrum of light which is emitted from an illuminator (2) of a liquid crystal display device (100) has a peak in each of the wavelength ranges of 447 to 453 nm, 538 to 542 nm, 613 to 617 nm, 628 to 632 nm, and 648 to 652 nm. The peak wavelength and rising wavelength of the transmission spectrum of the red color filters are, respectively, not less than 600 nm; and not less than 568 nm and not more than 572 nm. At wavelengths of 400 nm, 420 nm and 580 nm, the transmission spectrum of the red color filters has transmittances of, respectively, 10 to 15%; 3 to 6%; and 25 to 30%. The wavelengths at which the transmission spectrum of the red color filters exhibits a transmittance of 50% are contained within a range of 583 to 587 nm. The peak wavelength of the transmission spectrum of the green color filters is not less than 500 nm and not more than 560 nm. At wavelengths of 480 nm and 580 nm, the transmission spectrum of the green color filters exhibits transmittances of, respectively, 45 to 55%; and 65 to 70%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Toshiyuki Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10261238
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a backlight source and a display device. The backlight source includes a back plate, a light bar and a rubber strip. The back plate is made of a metal material and includes a base, one first side portion and three second side portions, wherein the first side portion and the three second side portions are connected to the base and arranged at four sides of the base respectively. The first side portion includes a parallel part which is parallel to the base and a connection part which connects the parallel part to the base. The light bar is fixed on the parallel part. The rubber strip is fixed on at least one of the second side portions. An upper surface of the rubber strip and a surface of the parallel part form a support surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BOE OPTICAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Wenjun Li
  • Patent number: 10254589
    Abstract: A display device and a method of manufacturing the same are disclosed. The display device comprises a thin film transistor on a substrate, a protective film on the thin film transistor, and an alignment film on the protective film. The protective film includes one or more protective films, and a protective film adjacent to the alignment film among the one or more protective films has a silicon content higher than a nitrogen content. Thus, it is possible to provide a display device capable of reducing image sticking or flicker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: HaJoong Lee, Kyungmin Yeo
  • Patent number: 10254580
    Abstract: A display device includes a first substrate; a second substrate covering the first substrate; a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate; a plurality of pixels on the first substrate; and a light blocking member disposed on at least one of the first substrate and the second substrate, the light blocking member disposed in a curved area and defining a display area and a non-display area. The plurality of pixels includes a first pixel outside the curved area; and a second pixel in the curved area, and a pixel electrode of the first pixel has a different shape from a shape of a pixel electrode of the second pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Changil Tae, Seungjun Yu, Younggoo Song
  • Patent number: 10254596
    Abstract: A liquid-crystal display device includes a first substrate, a plurality of pixel units disposed on the first substrate, a color filter layer overlapping the plurality of pixel units and including first to third color filters, a second substrate facing the first substrate, and a liquid-crystal layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate. Each of the pixel units of the plurality of the pixel units includes a first pixel, a second pixel and a third pixel. The first pixel includes a first pixel electrode, the second pixel includes a second pixel electrode, and the third pixel includes a first sub-pixel electrode and a second sub-pixel electrode. A voltage applied to the first sub-pixel electrode is different from a voltage applied to the second sub-pixel electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kang Hyun Kim, Hoi Sik Moon
  • Patent number: 10228588
    Abstract: Provided is an image source unit including a layer including a light transmissive portion and an in-between portion, which can improve the use efficiency of light from a light source and improve the quality of display, including a liquid crystal panel and an optical sheet arranged on a lower polarizing plate side from the liquid crystal panel, wherein: the optical sheet includes a base material layer, an optical functional layer, and an adhesive layer; the optical functional layer includes a plurality of light transmissive portions having one extending direction along a face of the base material layer having a predetermined cross section, arranged in a different direction from the extending direction at predetermined intervals, and a plurality of in-between portions formed in the intervals of the adjacent light transmissive portions; and the lower polarizing plate and the optical sheet are adhered to each other by the adhesive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi Kashiwagi
  • Patent number: 10222669
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes first and second substrates, a display function layer, a polarizer, and a connecting material. The first substrate includes a first conductive layer. The second substrate includes a basement having first and second surfaces. The display function layer is disposed between the substrates. The polarizer is disposed above the second surface and includes a second conductive layer. The connecting material electrically connects the first and second conductive layers. The basement has a first hole. The polarizer has a second hole. The connecting material contacts the first and second conductive layers via the first and second holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Yoshikatsu Imazeki
  • Patent number: 10216058
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a display panel including a first substrate, a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate, a masking layer on the first substrate, a buffering layer arranged on the masking layer and the first substrate, a first semiconductor layer on the buffering layer, and an active layer on the first semiconductor layer and the buffering layer. The present disclosure also relates to a display device. With such configuration, the leakage current of the TFTs may be reduced, which also reduces the cross-talk and the flicker of the liquid crystal panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Liang Ma, Mang Zhao
  • Patent number: 10217770
    Abstract: A pixel unit, a COA substrate and a liquid crystal display panel having the same are provided. In the pixel unit, a plurality of bridging holes share a color resist opening and a spacing between two adjacent bridging holes is less than a sum of conventional spacings separately corresponding to the two adjacent bridging holes. With the pixel unit, the space occupied by the color resist opening can be reduced, the space utilization of a TFT region is further improved, and the aperture opening ratio is increased.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuan Xiong
  • Patent number: 10207474
    Abstract: A multilayer film including: a first long-length substrate; and an optically anisotropic layer that is formed directly on the first substrate and contains cured liquid crystal molecules, wherein the first substrate has an Nz factor of 1.1 to 3.0, variation of orientation angle of 1.0° or less, and an orientation-regulating force caused by stretching, and an angle formed between a slow axis of the first substrate and a widthwise direction of the first substrate is 0° or more and less than 90°; and manufacturing method and use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiromasa Hashimoto, Masakazu Saito