Patents Examined by Sophie Hon
  • Patent number: 11347110
    Abstract: Provided are a composition for a liquid crystal alignment agent, a manufacturing method of a liquid crystal alignment film, a liquid crystal alignment film using the same, and a liquid crystal display device including the liquid crystal alignment film. More specifically, there are provided the manufacturing method of a liquid crystal alignment film capable of providing the liquid crystal alignment film in which light irradiation energy is able to be reduced, and alignment characteristic and stability are excellent and the voltage holding ratio and electrical characteristics are also excellent through a simple process including applying and drying the composition for a liquid crystal alignment agent on the substrate, directly performing light irradiation to conduct alignment treatment while a high-temperature heat treatment process is omitted, followed by curing by heat treatment, the liquid crystal alignment film, and the liquid crystal display device including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD
    Inventors: Jung Ho Jo, Hee Han, Hang Ah Park, Soon Ho Kwon, Jun Young Yoon, Hyeong Seuk Yun
  • Patent number: 11312885
    Abstract: Provided are an adhesive film, an optical member including the same, and an optical display apparatus including the same, the adhesive film including two or more (meth)acrylic adhesive layers including a first (meth)acrylic adhesive layer and a second (meth)acrylic adhesive layer, and having Young's modulus of approximately 100-1000 MPa and peel strength of approximately 1.0 N/mm or higher at the second (meth)acrylic adhesive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Jun Lee, Woo Jin Jeong
  • Patent number: 11286348
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer having excellent liquid crystal alignment and electrical properties and thus is suitable for use as a liquid crystal alignment agent, a liquid crystal alignment agent containing the same, a liquid crystal aligning film formed from the liquid crystal alignment agent, and a liquid crystal display device containing the liquid crystal aligning film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Soon Ho Kwon, Kichul Koo, Jung Ho Jo, Sung Joon Min, Sang Mi Lee, Jun Young Yoon, Hyeong Seuk Yun, Yoon Bin Lim
  • Patent number: 11287700
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer having excellent liquid crystal alignment and electrical properties and thus is suitable for use as a liquid crystal alignment agent, a liquid crystal alignment agent containing the same, a liquid crystal aligning film formed from the liquid crystal alignment agent, and a liquid crystal display device containing the liquid crystal aligning film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Soon Ho Kwon, Jung Ho Jo, Sung Joon Min, Sang Mi Lee, Kichul Koo, Jun Young Yoon, Hyeong Seuk Yun, Yoon Bin Lim, Seongku Kim
  • Patent number: 11262636
    Abstract: A transmittance-variable film having a double-cell structure or a single-cell structure capable of suppressing formation of bubbles inside a liquid crystal layer or at the interface between a base film and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer under high-temperature and high-humidity reliability conditions is provided. An exemplary transmittance-variable film can be applied to various applications, including various construction or automotive materials that require control of transmittance, or eyewear, such as augmented reality experience or sports goggles, sunglasses or helmets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Inventors: Jung Doo Kim, Hyun Jun Lee, Yeon Keun Lee, Joo Hyun Lee, Dong Hyun Oh
  • Patent number: 11209699
    Abstract: A liquid crystal aligning agent composition for forming a liquid crystal alignment film that can exhibit excellent alignment and electrical characteristics and simultaneously having enhanced durability, a method for preparing a liquid crystal alignment film using the liquid crystal aligning agent composition, and a liquid crystal alignment film comprising an aligned and cured product of the liquid crystal aligning agent composition and a liquid crystal display device comprising the liquid crystal alignment film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Seongku Kim, Hee Han, Jung Ho Jo, Sung Joon Min, Soon Ho Kwon, Jun Young Yoon, Hyeong Seuk Yun, Hoonseo Park
  • Patent number: 11181768
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel; a color conversion display panel overlapping the display panel; and a polarizing plate positioned between the display panel and the color conversion display panel, wherein the polarizing plate may include a polarization film and a transfer layer overlapping the polarization film, the transfer layer may be positioned between the polarization film and the display panel, and the transfer layer may include an acrylamide-based compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang-Gil Lee, Byung-Gon Kum, Eun Guk Lee
  • Patent number: 11169312
    Abstract: A pressure-sensitive-adhesive-layer-attached polarizing film is disclosed having an odd shape, and capable of reducing occurrence of a crack in a polarizer and preventing peeling and foaming of a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer and warpage of a polarizing film. This pressure-sensitive-adhesive-layer-attached polarizing film comprises a polarizing film, and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer on one surface of the polarizing film. The pressure-sensitive-adhesive-layer-attached polarizing film has an odd shape other than a rectangular shape, and when a strain gauge is attached to a surface not having the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer of the polarizing film such that a measurement axis and an absorption axis of the polarizing film intersect at right angles and strain amounts are measured, a difference between a strain amount at ?40° C. and a strain amount at 85° C. is 3000?? or less, and the creep value of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer at 85° C. is 15-600 ?m inclusive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Kimura, Yusuke Toyama, Eiko Suefusa
  • Patent number: 11156873
    Abstract: The present invention provides an alignment film capable of reducing generation of bubbles in a liquid crystal layer, a liquid crystal panel including the alignment film, and a method for producing the liquid crystal panel. The alignment film contains at least one selected from the group consisting of a polyamic acid containing a bisaniline fluorene skeleton and a polyimide containing a bisaniline fluorene skeleton. Preferably, the bisaniline fluorene skeleton of the polyamic acid is contained in a diamine unit of the polyamic acid and the bisaniline fluorene skeleton of the polyimide is contained in a diamine unit of the polyimide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masanobu Mizusaki, Hiroshi Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 11150518
    Abstract: Provided is a liquid crystal display device comprising a first substrate, a second substrate, and a liquid crystal composition disposed between said first substrate and said second substrate, wherein a surface of said first substrate in contact with said liquid crystal composition is provided with an alignment layer, while said second substrate has no alignment layer; and said liquid crystal composition comprises a liquid crystal compound, a self-aligning agent, and a polymerizable compound represented by Formula I,
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: SHIJIAZHUANG CHENGZHI YONGHUA DISPLAY MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhian Liang, Jiaming Li, Sumin Kang, Xuan Zhang, Dongmei Wang
  • Patent number: 11137644
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer which is excellent in terms of liquid crystal alignment property, durability, and electrical characteristics, and thus is suitable for use in a liquid crystal aligning agent, a liquid crystal aligning agent composition including the same, a liquid crystal alignment film formed from the liquid crystal aligning agent composition, and a liquid crystal display device including the liquid crystal alignment film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Seongku Kim, Hee Han, Jung Ho Jo, Sung Joon Min, Soon Ho Kwon, Jun Young Yoon, Hyeongseuk Yun, Hoonseo Park
  • Patent number: 11131889
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device and a method of manufacturing a liquid crystal display device are provided. The liquid crystal display device includes: a base; an alignment inducing layer on the base and including a first compound represented by formula A1 or a polymer of the first compound; and a liquid crystal layer on the alignment inducing layer that includes liquid crystals: where R1 may be hydrogen or a polymerizable group, R2 may be a hydrophilic group, SP1 and SP2 may each independently be a single bond, a C1-C12 alkylene group, or a C1-C12 alkoxylene group, Z may be a single bond, an ester group, or an ether group, and X1, X2 and X3 may each independently be hydrogen, a methyl group, fluorine, or chlorine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignees: Samsung Display Co., Ltd., Industrial Cooperation Foundation Chonbuk National University
    Inventors: Ho Lim, Shin Woong Kang, Keun Chan Oh, Jae Jin Lyu, Aboozar Nasrollahi, Vineet Kumar
  • Patent number: 11099432
    Abstract: A display device includes a backlight, a first substrate on a path of light output from the backlight, a second substrate facing the first substrate, a light amount control layer between the first and second substrates, a color filter layer on the second substrate at a pixel area, and a light conversion layer between the light amount control layer and the color filter layer. The light conversion layer outputs white light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Baekhee Lee, Youngmin Kim, Haeil Park, Kwangkeun Lee
  • Patent number: 11079635
    Abstract: The disclosure discloses a sealant and a method for fabricating the same, and a display device. The sealant includes a thermal-curing agent and an epoxy resin, wherein the thermal-curing agent includes a diphenyl ketone alcohol compound capable of emitting a fluorescent light and a phosphorescent light simultaneously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignees: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., Hefei BOE Display Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong Xu, Xiaoqing Liu, Wenbo Dong
  • Patent number: 11073728
    Abstract: The present invention provides a liquid crystal alignment film not only having an excellent alignment property and stability, but also having high film strength, and thus exhibiting excellent durability and a high residual image property, a method for preparing the same, and a liquid crystal display device using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Hyeong Seuk Yun, Jung Ho Jo, Sung Joon Min, Hee Han, Hang Ah Park, Sang Mi Lee, Soon Ho Kwon, Jun Young Yoon
  • Patent number: 11073716
    Abstract: A display device includes an optical member and an optical sheet that is in a sheet form. The optical member includes a first surface. The optical sheet includes a second surface that is disposed to be opposed to the first surface. The first surface and the second surface are charged to a same polarity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Shuhichiroh Asatani
  • Patent number: 11067847
    Abstract: The present specification relates to a wide color gamut film including a transparent substrate; a wide color gamut layer provided on one surface of the transparent substrate, and including a compound including a photocurable functional group and a dye or a pigment having a maximum absorption wavelength of 580 nm to 610 nm; a surface layer provided on the wide color gamut layer, wherein the transparent substrate, the wide color gamut layer and the surface layer are consecutively laminated, and a polarizing plate and a liquid crystal display device including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Hanna Lee, Kyungki Hong, Yeongrae Chang
  • Patent number: 11067854
    Abstract: A method of applying an alignment film on a substrate of a liquid crystal panel, the method includes: forming a surface having high wettability and a surface having low wettability, with respect to a material of the alignment film; bringing uniformly the material of the alignment film into contact with the surface having high wettability and the surface having low wettability when the material of the alignment film on the substrate is applied by using a transfer plate; and separating the transfer plate and the surface of the substrate such that the material of the alignment film is left on the surface having high wettability and the material of the alignment film is not left on the surface having low wettability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventor: Kenichi Minowa
  • Patent number: 11036089
    Abstract: The present invention provides a liquid crystal alignment film not only having an excellent alignment property and stability, but also having high film strength, and thus exhibiting excellent durability and a high residual image property, a method for preparing the same, and a liquid crystal display device using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Hyeong Seuk Yun, Jung Ho Jo, Sung Joon Min, Hee Han, Hang Ah Park, Sang Mi Lee, Soon Ho Kwon, Jun Young Yoon
  • Patent number: 11036088
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate disposed to oppose the first substrate, a layer of liquid crystal located between the first substrate and the second substrate, and an alignment film disposed on the first substrate so as to be in contact with the layer of the liquid crystal. The liquid crystal has a refractive-index anisotropy ?n of 0.11 or more, the layer of the liquid crystal has a thickness d of 2.5 ?m or less, and a product ?nd of the refractive-index anisotropy ?n and the thickness d is 0.20 or more but 0.31 or less. The transmissivity of light having a wavelength of 450 nm in the first substrate and the alignment film is 85% or more but 97% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hidehiro Sonoda, Masahiro Kosuge, Yasushi Tomioka, Takenori Hirota, Noboru Kunimatsu