Patents Examined by Phu Vu
  • Patent number: 10921662
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a manufacturing method of an array substrate, an array substrate, a display panel and a display device. The manufacturing method comprises: forming a shielding layer on a base substrate, wherein the shielding layer absorbs light and is made of photoresist; and forming a transistor device layer on the base substrate on which the shielding layer is formed, wherein an orthographic projection of a conductor in the transistor device layer on the base substrate is within an orthographic projection of the shielding layer on the base substrate. The shielding layer can prevent external light from irradiating the conductor in the transistor device layer, and can absorb external light. In addition, the manufacturing process is simple.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignees: Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Binbin Cao
  • Patent number: 10914977
    Abstract: A display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate disposed opposing the first substrate, a first transparent layer, a first light shield layer, and a photosensitive element layer located between the first substrate and the second substrate. The first transparent layer, the first light shield layer, and the photosensitive element layer are sequentially disposed along a direction from the first substrate to the second substrate. The first transparent layer includes a plurality of protrusions extending toward the first substrate. The first light shield layer includes a plurality of first openings, and the photosensitive element layer includes a plurality of photosensitive elements for acquiring a fingerprint image. The protrusions, the first openings, and the photosensitive elements have one-to-one correspondence, and have at least partially overlapped orthographic projections on the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: BEIJING XIAOMI MOBILE SOFTWARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Che-jui Hsu, Chih-jen Cheng
  • Patent number: 10901266
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a first substrate with a first alignment film, a second substrate with a second alignment film, and a liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween. The first substrate has first and second electrodes. An initial alignment direction of liquid crystal molecules of the liquid crystal layer is parallel to a first direction or a direction orthogonal to the first direction. The second electrode includes comblike electrodes extending parallel to the first direction and a connecting portion which connects the comblike electrodes. The connecting portion includes a projection which projects in a second direction more than an outermost comblike electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Toshiharu Matsushima
  • Patent number: 10901294
    Abstract: A liquid crystal on silicon, a wavelength selective switch, an alignment direction obtaining method, and a method for manufacturing a liquid crystal on silicon. The liquid crystal on silicon has a first pixel area, and a first liquid crystal located in the first pixel area. The first liquid crystal is deflected in a plane perpendicular to a first panel, and is deflected towards a first direction in a plane parallel to the first panel. An alignment direction of the first partial alignment film located in the first pixel area is deflected towards a second direction relative to a polarization direction of an incident beam, and the second direction is opposite to the first direction to reduce a loss of a deflected beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Liangjia Zong, Lei Mao, Mi Wang, Han Zhao
  • Patent number: 10894609
    Abstract: An electronic unit defines an interior and includes a circuit card assembly disposed in the interior. An enclosure surrounds five sides of the interior. A sixth side of the interior is closed by a circuit card assembly. The circuit card assembly is coated with a metal layer configured to contain flame within the interior.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Steven Haim, Mark Struebel
  • Patent number: 10895798
    Abstract: A beam deflector, a holographic display device including the beam deflector, and a method of driving the beam deflector are provided. The beam deflector includes first electrodes spaced apart from each other on a first substrate, second electrodes spaced apart from each other on a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate, and a controller configured to cause active prisms to be formed in the liquid crystal layer and to form a floating zone by turning off a voltage of at least one of the first electrode and the second electrode disposed between adjacent ones of the active prisms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., SOGANG UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Young Kim, Kanghee Won, Himchan Park, Jinwook Burm, Hoon Song, Hongseok Lee
  • Patent number: 10886261
    Abstract: A light emitting diode (LED) display panel includes a LED array, a color change layer, and a shutter layer disposed therebetween. The LED array is formed by multiple LEDs, defining multiple pixels. Each pixel has a corresponding LED and multiple sub-pixels. The color change layer includes multiple color change structures corresponding to the sub-pixels. The shutter layer defines multiple shutter structures correspondingly aligned to the sub-pixels and the color change structures. Each shutter structure is independently controlled to be switchable between a first state, where light emitted by the corresponding LED is prevented from reaching the corresponding color change structure, and a second state, where light emitted by the corresponding LED is allowed to reach the corresponding color change structure. For each pixel, only the shutter structure corresponding to one sub-pixel is in the second state, and the shutter structures corresponding to the other sub-pixels are in the first state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: A.U. VISTA, INC.
    Inventor: Seok-Lyul Lee
  • Patent number: 10884175
    Abstract: A multiview backlight and a multiview display employ multibeam elements configured to provide a tilted plurality of light beams having different principal angular directions corresponding to different view directions of a plurality of views of the multiview display. Further, the tilted plurality of light beams has a tilt toward a center of a view zone of the multiview display to provide converging views. The multiview backlight includes a light guide and an array of the multibeam elements. The multiview display further includes multiview pixels that include view pixels to modulate the tilted plurality of light beams having the tilt and the different principal angular directions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: LEIA INC.
    Inventor: David A. Fattal
  • Patent number: 10884177
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a LCD panel having a first polarizer, a first substrate, a second substrate and a second polarizer are sequentially provided from a front surface side, a frame which surrounds the LCD panel and has a first opening having first to fourth sides, a planar light source disposed on the rear surface side of the LCD panel in the first opening, a plurality of optical sheet groups which are disposed between the planar light source and the LCD panel, and an adhesive layer which has a second opening formed along the first to fourth sides of the frame. A front surface side of the adhesive layer is adhered to the LCD panel along at least the first side, and a rear surface side of the adhesive layer is adhered to the plurality of optical sheet groups and the frame along at least the first side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignees: Japan Display Inc., Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Eiji Oohira
  • Patent number: 10884299
    Abstract: A display module, a display device, and a transparent optical adhesive layer structure are disclosed. The display module comprises a bonding layer for bonding a display panel and a lamellar structure; the display panel comprises a first substrate and a second substrate arranged oppositely; the first substrate comprises a first extending part beyond the edge of the second substrate; the second substrate is provided close to the bonding layer; the lamellar structure comprises a second extending part beyond the edge of the second substrate; projections of the second extending part and the first extending part on a plane where the first substrate is located are at least in part overlapped; the bonding layer comprises a support part extending between the first extending part and the second extending part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jianguo Zhu, Fangyi Liu, Jie Tang, Jianru Yang, Le Zhang, Yaodong Wang, Jiming Zhang, Xin Wang, Xiaoping Zhang, Yangli Zheng, Xiaobo Xie, Yang Zhang, Binbin Liu
  • Patent number: 10884282
    Abstract: Transparent display device, manufacturing method and controlling method thereof are provided. The transparent display device includes a light guide plate with a rectangular light exit, and a liquid crystal unit including multiple strip electrodes arranged in parallel and a black matrix; the black matrix includes a first and second strip-shaped light-shielding layers; an arrangement direction of the multiple strip electrodes is not parallel to any edge of the light exit; an orthographic projection of the first strip-shaped light-shielding layer on the light guide plate covers at least a center of the light exit and an extension direction of which is parallel to a first edge of the light exit, and an orthographic projection of the second strip-shaped light-shielding layer on the light guide plate covers at least the center of the light exit and an extension direction of which is parallel to another edge perpendicular to the first edge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xiandong Meng, Jifeng Tan, Wei Wang, Qiuyu Ling, Xianqin Meng, Xiaochuan Chen
  • Patent number: 10884294
    Abstract: In an electro-optical device, a first ion trap electrode, a second ion trap electrode, and a third ion trap electrode are provided between a pixel region and a sealing material, the first ion trap electrode, the second ion trap electrode, and the third ion trap electrode are applied with signals whose phases are shifted by 120° from each other. Since a diffusion preventing portion in which the thickness of an electro-optical layer is thinner than the thickness of the pixel region is provided between a pixel electrode and the first ion trap electrode, ionic impurities are less likely to diffuse into the pixel region even if application of a potential to an ion trap electrode is paused.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Naoki Tomikawa
  • Patent number: 10877338
    Abstract: To suppress a variation in characteristics of a transistor due to a released gas from an organic insulating film so that reliability of a display device is increased. The display device includes a transistor, an organic insulating film which is provided over the transistor in order to reduce unevenness due to the transistor, and a capacitor over the organic insulating film. An entire surface of the organic insulating film is not covered with components (a transparent conductive layer and an inorganic insulating film) of the capacitor, and a released gas from the organic insulating film can be released to the outside from exposed part of an upper surface of the organic insulating film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masatoshi Yokoyama, Shigeki Komori, Manabu Sato, Kenichi Okazaki, Shunpei Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 10877320
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a first substrate including a first relay electrode, a second relay electrode, and a first insulating layer including a first contact hole penetrated to the first relay electrode and a second contact hole penetrated to the second relay electrode, a second substrate opposed to the first substrate, and a main spacer located between the first substrate and the second substrate, the first insulating layer further including a first concavity located between the first contact hole and the second contact hole, the main spacer being located in the first concavity, and maintaining a cell gap between the first substrate and the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Jin Hirosawa
  • Patent number: 10871669
    Abstract: A display device including a peripheral circuit portion with high operation stability. The display device includes a first substrate and a second substrate. A first insulating layer is on a first plane of the first substrate, and a second insulating layer is on a first plane of the second substrate. An area of the first plane of the first substrate is the same as an area of the first plane of the second substrate. The first plane of the first substrate and the first plane of the second substrate face each other. A bonding layer is between the first insulating layer and the second insulating layer. A protection film is in contact with the first substrate, the first insulating layer, the bonding layer, the second insulating layer, and the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Yoshiharu Hirakata, Tetsuji Ishitani, Daisuke Kubota, Ryo Hatsumi, Masaru Nakano, Takashi Hamada
  • Patent number: 10866470
    Abstract: A display device including: a first substrate; a first electrode layer disposed on an edge of the first substrate; a second electrode layer disposed on the first electrode layer; the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer defining a space in between; a metal sludge disposed in the space; and a subsidiary electrode configured to cover a side surface of the first substrate, and disposed in the space to contact the first electrode layer, the second electrode layer, and the metal sludge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Ki Song, Sung-Hwan Bae, Chan Sol Yoo
  • Patent number: 10859876
    Abstract: The disclosure discloses a display panel, a method for fabricating the same, and a display device, and the display panel includes a first substrate and a second substrate arranged opposite to each other, wherein the display panel further includes an isolation layer, and the isolation layer, the first substrate, and the second substrate define together a sealed chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignees: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., Hefei BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuansheng Zang, Huizi Li
  • Patent number: 10852609
    Abstract: A pixel array substrate including a substrate, data lines, gate lines, pixels, and transfer lines is provided. The data lines are disposed on the substrate and arranged in a first direction. The gate lines are disposed on the substrate and arranged in a second direction interlaced with the first direction. The pixels are disposed on the substrate, each of which includes an active device electrically connected to one of the data lines and one of the gate lines and a pixel electrode electrically connected to the active device. The transfer lines are arranged in the first direction and electrically connected to the gate lines, respectively. The pixels include first pixels. In a top view of the pixel array substrate, at least one of the pixel electrodes of the first pixels is partially overlapped with one of the transfer lines. A driving method of a pixel array substrate is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Min-Tse Lee, Sheng-Yen Cheng, Yueh-Hung Chung, Kuang-Hsiang Liao, Yang-Chun Lee, Yan-Kai Wang, Ya-Ling Hsu, Yi-Ren Chen, Hung-Che Lin, Sheng-Ju Ho, Chien-Huang Liao, Chen-Hsien Liao
  • Patent number: 10852576
    Abstract: To suppress a variation in characteristics of a transistor due to a released gas from an organic insulating film so that reliability of a display device is increased. The display device includes a transistor, an organic insulating film which is provided over the transistor in order to reduce unevenness due to the transistor, and a capacitor over the organic insulating film. An entire surface of the organic insulating film is not covered with components (a transparent conductive layer and an inorganic insulating film) of the capacitor, and a released gas from the organic insulating film can be released to the outside from exposed part of an upper surface of the organic insulating film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masatoshi Yokoyama, Shigeki Komori, Manabu Sato, Kenichi Okazaki, Shunpei Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 10838270
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes additional common electrode patterns to shield data lines and common lines and, thus, to avoid undesired fringe fields. The liquid crystal display device prevents crosstalk and enhances visibility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jin-Sam Kim