Patents Examined by Phuc T. Dang
  • Patent number: 11659742
    Abstract: A display panel includes: a substrate including a main display area, a first corner display area, a second corner display area, and a peripheral area, where the second corner display area extends from a corner of the main display area, the first corner display area is disposed between the peripheral area and the second corner display area, and the peripheral area surrounds the main display area, the first corner display area and the second corner display area; a first gate driving circuit arranged on the second corner display area of the substrate; a first line connected to the first gate driving circuit and extending toward the main display area; and a second line connected to the first gate driving circuit and extending toward the first corner display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Byeonghee Won, Jaemin Shin, Jongho Hong, Jangyeol Yoon
  • Patent number: 11659730
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a display panel and a manufacturing method thereof. The display panel includes a substrate, a luminescent layer, and an encapsulation layer. The encapsulation layer includes a plurality of protrusions or a plurality of recesses. The protrusions or the recesses are formed on a side of the encapsulation layer away from the substrate. Because the protrusions are formed from cured ink, a manufacturing process is simple and costs are reduced. Furthermore, the protrusions may increase a ratio of light usage of the display panel and improve display quality of the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS SEMICONDUCTOR DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chao He
  • Patent number: 11658127
    Abstract: Embodiments include semiconductor packages and method of forming the semiconductor packages. A semiconductor package includes a package substrate on a substrate, a die on the package substrate, and a conductive stiffener over the package substrate and the substrate. The conductive stiffener surrounds the package substrate, where the conductive stiffener has a top portion and a plurality of sidewalls, and where the top portion is directly disposed on the package substrate, and the sidewalls are vertically disposed on the substrate. The semiconductor package also includes the substrate that has a plurality of conductive pads, where the conductive pads are conductively coupled to a ground source. The conductive stiffener may conductively couple the package substrate to the conductive pads of the substrate. The top portion may have a cavity that surrounds the die, where the top portion is directly disposed on a plurality of outer edges of the package substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Eng Huat Goh, Jiun Hann Sir, Khang Choong Yong, Boon Ping Koh, Wil Choon Song, Min Suet Lim
  • Patent number: 11659748
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display device including a transistor, a light emitting element disposed on the transistor and including a first electrode, a second electrode on the first electrode, and an emission layer between the first electrode and the second electrode, a data line spaced apart from the light emitting element, and a shield electrode disposed at a same level of the first electrode. When viewed in a plan view, the shield electrode overlaps the data line and extends along the data line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung-Moo Hong, Sanghyun Jun, Gyeongnam Bang, Seongjun Lee
  • Patent number: 11652109
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a substrate; a thin-film transistor on the substrate, where the thin-film transistor includes a semiconductor layer and a gate electrode overlapping the semiconductor layer with a first insulating layer between the gate electrode and the semiconductor layer; and a display element electrically connected to the thin-film transistor. The gate electrode includes a first lower layer and a first upper layer on the first lower layer and including a different material from the first lower layer. The first lower layer has a first thickness from an upper surface of the first insulating layer, and the first upper layer has a second thickness from an upper surface of the first lower layer, where the second thickness is greater than the first thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Gyungmin Baek, Hyuneok Shin, Juhyun Lee
  • Patent number: 11653538
    Abstract: A display device including a pixel comprises an EVDD driving unit outputting an AC driving voltage swinging between a high potential voltage and a low potential voltage according to voltages of a first control node and a second control node, and a plurality of sub-pixels connected to a data line and a gate line to receive the AC driving voltage by sharing an output node of the EVDD driving unit. Each of the sub-pixels may include a light emitting element, a driving element for supplying a current to the light emitting element according to a gate-source voltage, a switch element turned-on according to a scan signal to connect the data line to the gate of the driving element, and a capacitor connected between a gate and a source of the driving element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung Min Kim, In Hyo Han, Eun Ji Park
  • Patent number: 11653531
    Abstract: A transparent display device is disclosed, which may prevent a short circuit from occurring between first and second capacitor electrodes of a capacitor. The transparent display device includes a substrate provided with a display area including a transmissive area and a non-transmissive area, in which a plurality of subpixels are disposed, and a non-display area adjacent to the display area, a driving transistor provided in the non-transmissive area over the substrate, including an active layer, a gate electrode, a source electrode and a drain electrode, and a capacitor provided in the non-transmissive area over the substrate, including a first capacitor electrode and a second capacitor electrode. The second capacitor electrode is not overlapped with the active layer of the driving transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: KiSeob Shin, ChangSoo Kim, EuiTae Kim, Soyi Lee
  • Patent number: 11652071
    Abstract: A substrate for an electronic device may include a first layer, a second layer, and may include a third layer. The first layer may include a capacitive material, and the capacitive material may be segmented into a first section, and a second section. Each of the first section and the second section may include a first surface and a second surface. The second layer may include a first conductor. The third layer may include a second conductor. The first surface of the second section of capacitive material may be directly coupled to the first conductor. The second surface of the second section of the capacitive material may be directly coupled to the second conductor. A first filler region may include a dielectric material and the first filler region may be located in a first gap between the first section of capacitive material and the second section of capacitive material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Brandon C Marin, Shivasubramanian Balasubramanian, Rahul Jain, Praneeth Akkinepally, Jeremy D Ecton
  • Patent number: 11641784
    Abstract: A spin-current magnetization rotational element includes a spin orbit torque wiring extending in a first direction and a first ferromagnetic layer disposed in a second direction intersecting the first direction of the spin orbit torque wiring, the spin orbit torque wiring having a first surface positioned on the side where the first ferromagnetic layer is disposed, and a second surface opposite to the first surface, and the spin orbit torque wiring has a second region on the first surface outside a first region in which the first ferromagnetic layer is disposed, the second region being recessed from the first region to the second surface side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2023
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Sasaki, Yohei Shiokawa
  • Patent number: 11638384
    Abstract: A display panel and a display device are provided. The display panel includes a substrate, a driving unit including a first transistor, and at least one light-emitting element. The first transistor includes a first source electrode and a first drain electrode that are located at a side of the at least one light-emitting element close to the substrate. Each of the at least one light-emitting element includes a first electrode, a light-emitting layer, and a second electrode that are sequentially stacked. The first electrode is connected to the first drain electrode through a first via, and the first drain electrode is located at a side of the first source electrode close to the substrate. A material of the first drain electrode is different from a material of the first source electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: Tianma Micro-Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Haochi Yu, Feng Lu, Yang Zeng, Lu Lian
  • Patent number: 11631727
    Abstract: A thin-film transistor substrate includes a semiconductor layer disposed on a substrate, a gate insulating layer disposed on the semiconductor layer, a first electrode that at least partly overlaps the semiconductor layer, wherein the gate insulating layer is disposed between the first electrode and the semiconductor layer, a plurality of thin-film layers disposed on the first electrode, and a second electrode that at least partly overlaps the first electrode, wherein the plurality of thin-film layers are disposed between the second electrode and the first electrode, wherein at least one of the plurality of thin-film layers includes amorphous silicon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keunwoo Kim, Taewook Kang, Doona Kim, Bummo Sung, Dokyeong Lee, Jaehwan Chu
  • Patent number: 11631721
    Abstract: An organic light emitting display device includes a plurality of pixels including a first pixel and a second pixel. Each of the first pixel and the second pixel includes at least one red sub pixel, a plurality of green sub pixels, and at least one blue sub pixel. The red sub pixels and the blue sub pixels are aligned in a first direction, and the plurality of green sub pixels is disposed between the at least one red sub pixel and at least one blue sub pixel of each pixel. The red sub pixel, the plurality of green sub pixels, and the blue sub pixel of the first pixel form a first group, and the red sub pixel, the plurality of green sub pixels, and the blue sub pixel of the second pixel form a second group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: EuiHyun Chung, Yongmin Jeong
  • Patent number: 11626473
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting diode display device includes a substrate in which an emission area and a non-emission area are defined, a power line provided on the substrate, at least one insulation film covering the power line, a light-emitting element provided above the at least one insulation film, a connection electrode connected to the power line, and extending onto the at least one insulation film, and a passivation film including a contact area where a portion of the connection electrode is exposed in the non-emission area, wherein the light-emitting element includes a first electrode, an emission layer, and a second electrode that are stacked in order, and the second electrode is in direct contact with the connection electrode in the contact area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2023
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Sunggoo Jung
  • Patent number: 11626460
    Abstract: A display device includes a first inorganic layer disposed on a substrate; a thin film transistor disposed on the first inorganic layer and including a metal oxide semiconductor, a gate electrode overlapping the metal oxide semiconductor, a source electrode and a drain electrode electrically connected with the metal oxide semiconductor; a storage capacitor including a first electrode and a second electrode electrically insulated from and overlapped with the first electrode, and the first electrode is electrically connected with the gate electrode and the second electrode is electrically connected with the source electrode; a first organic layer disposed on the thin film transistor and including a contact via; a blue organic light emitting diode including an anode, a cathode and a blue organic light emitting layer disposed therebetween, and electrically connected with the cathode and the anode which is electrically connected with the source electrode through the contact via.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2023
    Assignee: InnoLux Corporation
    Inventors: Hsiao-Lang Lin, Tsung-Han Tsai, Kuan-Feng Lee
  • Patent number: 11621246
    Abstract: Techniques are disclosed herein for creating metal BLs in stacked wafer memory. Using techniques described herein, metal BLs are created on a bottom surface of a wafer. The metal BLs can be created using different processes. In some configurations, a salicide process is utilized. In other configurations, a damascene process is utilized. Using metal reduces the resistance of the BLs as compared to using non-metal diffused BLs. In some configurations, wafers are stacked and bonded together to form three-dimensional memory structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: ADEIA SEMICONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventor: Stephen Morein
  • Patent number: 11611036
    Abstract: A spin-current magnetization rotational element includes a spin orbit torque wiring extending in a first direction and a first ferromagnetic layer disposed in a second direction intersecting the first direction of the spin orbit torque wiring, the spin orbit torque wiring having a first surface positioned on the side where the first ferromagnetic layer is disposed, and a second surface opposite to the first surface, and the spin orbit torque wiring has a second region on the first surface outside a first region in which the first ferromagnetic layer is disposed, the second region being recessed from the first region to the second surface side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Sasaki, Yohei Shiokawa
  • Patent number: 11611040
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a display panel and a display panel are provided by the application. The manufacturing method of the display panel includes steps of providing a substrate; forming a thin film transistor layer, an anode layer, and a pixel definition layer on the anode layer on the substrate, wherein the pixel definition layer comprises a plurality of pixel definition regions; printing an ink-jet printing ink on the anode layer inside the pixel definition regions to form an ink-jet printing precursor layer; and printing a membrane surface improving solvent on the ink-jet printing precursor layer, wherein after the membrane surface improving solvent volatilizes, an ink-jet printing layer is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Semiconductor Display Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Aiguo Tu, Jinchuan Li, Weiran Cao, Yuanchun Wu
  • Patent number: 11610924
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a solid-state imaging device capable of inhibiting peeling of a fixed charge film while inhibiting dark current, a method of manufacturing the same, and an electronic device. A solid-state imaging device provided with a semiconductor substrate in which a plurality of photodiodes is formed, a groove portion formed in a depth direction from a light incident side for forming an element separating unit between adjacent photoelectric conversion elements on the semiconductor substrate, a first fixed charge film formed so as to cover a surface of a planar portion on the light incident side of the semiconductor substrate, and a second fixed charge film formed so as to cover an inner wall surface of the groove portion formed on the semiconductor substrate is provided. The present technology is applicable to a backside illumination CMOS image sensor, for example.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Tadayuki Dofuku
  • Patent number: 11611038
    Abstract: Various embodiments of the present application are directed towards a resistive random-access memory (RRAM) cell comprising a barrier layer to constrain the movement of metal cations during operation of the RRAM cell. In some embodiments, the RRAM cell further comprises a bottom electrode, a top electrode, a switching layer, and an active metal layer. The switching layer, the barrier layer, and the active metal layer are stacked between the bottom and top electrodes, and the barrier layer is between the switching and active metal layers. The barrier layer is conductive and between has a lattice constant less than that of the active metal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Fu-Chen Chang, Kuo-Chi Tu, Wen-Ting Chu, Chu-Jie Huang
  • Patent number: 11610681
    Abstract: Method of predicting a response of a subject to food is disclosed. The method comprises: selecting a food to which a response of the subject is unknown; accessing a first database having data describing the subject but not a response of the subject to the selected food; accessing a second database having data pertaining to responses of other subjects to foods, the responses of the other subjects including responses of at least one other subject to the selected food or a food similar to said selected food; and analyzing the databases based on the selected food to estimate the response of the subject to the selected food.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: Yeda Research and Development Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Eran Segal, Eran Elinav