Patents by Inventor Byoung-Sun Na

Byoung-Sun Na has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10976628
    Abstract: A display device includes: a gate line (GL); a semiconductor pattern (SP) on the GL; a data line (DL); a voltage division reference line (VDRL); and first to third switching elements (SWE) overlapping the SP. The first SWE includes a first source electrode (SE) connected to the DL, a first drain electrode (DE) spaced apart from the first SE, and a first gate electrode (GE) connected to the GL. The second SWE includes a second SE connected to the DL, a second DE spaced apart from the second SE, and a second GE connected to the GL. The third SWE includes a third SE connected to the VDRL, a third DE connected to the second SE, and a third GE connected to the GL. The first SE, the first DE, the second SE, and the second DE are sequentially arranged across and on the SP in a first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyung Ho Kim, Byoung Sun Na, Seong Young Lee
  • Publication number: 20200410941
    Abstract: A display device includes a plurality of pixels disposed in an display area, and a pixel driver connected to at least two of the pixels, wherein the pixel driver drives the at least two pixels, where a portion of the pixel driver is disposed in the display area, and the display device includes the display area, on which an image is displayed, and a non-display area, on which no image is displayed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Kee-Bum PARK, Hyuk-Jin KIM, Byoung Sun NA
  • Publication number: 20200379294
    Abstract: A display device includes: a first substrate including a display area and a non-display area including a first non-display area and a second non-display area on respective sides of the display area with respect to a first direction; a color filter in the display area and including a first color filter, a second color filter, and a third color filter; and a color filter dam in the non-display area, wherein the color filter dam includes a first color filter dam in the first non-display area and a second color filter dam in the second non-display area, the first color filter dam includes a same material as the first color filter, and the second color filter dam includes a same material as the second color filter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Dong Hee SHIN, Byoung Sun NA, Yoo Mi RA
  • Patent number: 10825840
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a thin-film transistor (TFT) panel structured to prevent the deterioration of image quality due to the luminance change of backlight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Inventors: Byoung-Sun Na, Ju-Hee Lee, Won-Hee Lee, Ho-Kyoon Kwon
  • Patent number: 10811437
    Abstract: A display device including a gate line, first and second data lines adjacent to each other in a first direction and crossing the gate line, a first transistor electrically connected to the gate line and the first data line, and a first pixel electrode electrically connected to the first transistor, in which the first pixel electrode includes a first sub-electrode and a second sub-electrode adjacent to each other in the first direction, the first sub-electrode includes a first longitudinal stem extending in a direction substantially parallel to the first data line and overlapping the first data line and a plurality of first branches connected to the first longitudinal stem, and the second sub-electrode includes a second longitudinal stem extending in a direction substantially parallel to the second data line and overlapping the second data line and a plurality of second branches connected to the second longitudinal stem.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Se Hyun Lee, Hak Sun Chang, Byoung Sun Na, Seung Min Lee
  • Patent number: 10783833
    Abstract: A display device includes a plurality of pixels disposed in an display area, and a pixel driver connected to at least two of the pixels, wherein the pixel driver drives the at least two pixels, where a portion of the pixel driver is disposed in the display area, and the display device includes the display area, on which an image is displayed, and a non-display area, on which no image is displayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kee-Bum Park, Hyuk-Jin Kim, Byoung Sun Na
  • Patent number: 10775676
    Abstract: A display device including: a substrate; a gate line disposed on the substrate to transmit a gate signal; a first reference voltage line spaced apart from the gate line to transmit a reference voltage; a second reference voltage line disposed on the gate line and the first reference voltage line and electrically connected to the first reference voltage line; an insulating layer disposed on the second reference voltage line; and a pixel electrode layer disposed on the insulating layer, wherein the pixel electrode layer includes a first pixel electrode having a first sub-pixel electrode disposed at a first side with respect to the gate line and a second sub-pixel electrode disposed at a second side opposite to the first side with respect to the gate line, and the second reference voltage line may overlap the first pixel electrode and may cross the first pixel electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyung Ho Kim, Seong Young Lee, Yong Hee Lee, Byoung Sun Na, Sun Kwun Son
  • Publication number: 20200271988
    Abstract: One or more embodiments of the present invention are directed to a liquid crystal display including: a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other; a first color pixel area, a second color pixel area, a third color pixel area, and a white pixel area on any one of the first substrate and the second substrate; and a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate. A first color filter is disposed in each of the first color pixel area and the white pixel area, and each of the first, second, third, and white pixel areas includes a plurality of domains, each two adjacent domains having a boundary between them, and the first color filter is disposed at at least one of the boundaries between the domains in the white pixel area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Seok Kyu Yoon, Eun Ju Kim, Hyung June Kim, Byoung Sun Na, Sung Jae Park, Yun Seok Lee, Ik Soo Lee, Jun Pyo Lee, Wan-Soon Im, Jong Hak Hwang
  • Patent number: 10698250
    Abstract: One or more embodiments of the present invention are directed to a liquid crystal display including: a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other; a first color pixel area, a second color pixel area, a third color pixel area, and a white pixel area on any one of the first substrate and the second substrate; and a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate. A first color filter is disposed in each of the first color pixel area and the white pixel area, and each of the first, second, third, and white pixel areas includes a plurality of domains, each two adjacent domains having a boundary between them, and the first color filter is disposed at at least one of the boundaries between the domains in the white pixel area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seok Kyu Yoon, Eun Ju Kim, Hyung June Kim, Byoung Sun Na, Sung Jae Park, Yun Seok Lee, Ik Soo Lee, Jun Pyo Lee, Wan-Soon Im, Jong Hak Hwang
  • Publication number: 20200089068
    Abstract: A display device including: a substrate; a gate line disposed on the substrate to transmit a gate signal; a first reference voltage line spaced apart from the gate line to transmit a reference voltage; a second reference voltage line disposed on the gate line and the first reference voltage line and electrically connected to the first reference voltage line; an insulating layer disposed on the second reference voltage line; and a pixel electrode layer disposed on the insulating layer, wherein the pixel electrode layer includes a first pixel electrode having a first sub-pixel electrode disposed at a first side with respect to the gate line and a second sub-pixel electrode disposed at a second side opposite to the first side with respect to the gate line, and the second reference voltage line may overlap the first pixel electrode and may cross the first pixel electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Kyung Ho KIM, Seong Young Lee, Yong Hee Lee, Byoung Sun Na, Sun Kwun Son
  • Publication number: 20200004069
    Abstract: A display device includes: a gate line (GL); a semiconductor pattern (SP) on the GL; a data line (DL); a voltage division reference line (VDRL); and first to third switching elements (SWE) overlapping the SP. The first SWE includes a first source electrode (SE) connected to the DL, a first drain electrode (DE) spaced apart from the first SE, and a first gate electrode (GE) connected to the GL. The second SWE includes a second SE connected to the DL, a second DE spaced apart from the second SE, and a second GE connected to the GL. The third SWE includes a third SE connected to the VDRL, a third DE connected to the second SE, and a third GE connected to the GL. The first SE, the first DE, the second SE, and the second DE are sequentially arranged across and on the SP in a first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Kyung Ho KIM, Byoung Sun NA, Seong Young LEE
  • Publication number: 20190296048
    Abstract: A display device including a gate line, first and second data lines adjacent to each other in a first direction and crossing the gate line, a first transistor electrically connected to the gate line and the first data line, and a first pixel electrode electrically connected to the first transistor, in which the first pixel electrode includes a first sub-electrode and a second sub-electrode adjacent to each other in the first direction, the first sub-electrode includes a first longitudinal stem extending in a direction substantially parallel to the first data line and overlapping the first data line and a plurality of first branches connected to the first longitudinal stem, and the second sub-electrode includes a second longitudinal stem extending in a direction substantially parallel to the second data line and overlapping the second data line and a plurality of second branches connected to the second longitudinal stem.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Se Hyun LEE, Hak Sun CHANG, Byoung Sun NA, Seung Min LEE
  • Patent number: 10269298
    Abstract: A display device includes a plurality of pixels disposed in an display area, and a pixel driver connected to at least two of the pixels, wherein the pixel driver drives the at least two pixels, where a portion of the pixel driver is disposed in the display area, and the display device includes the display area, on which an image is displayed, and a non-display area, on which no image is displayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kee-Bum Park, Hyuk-Jin Kim, Byoung Sun Na
  • Patent number: 10261358
    Abstract: Provided are a liquid crystal display panel and a manufacturing method thereof, and more particularly, a liquid crystal display panel including white pixels and a manufacturing method thereof. The liquid crystal display panel includes: a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other; a liquid crystal layer positioned between the first substrate and the second substrate; a plurality of color filters positioned on the first substrate and representing different colors from each other, in which at least two of the plurality of color filters overlap with each other on the first substrate to form an overlapping portion, and the overlapping portion forms a first spacer; a transparent filter positioned on the first substrate and positioned in a transmitting area of a white pixel; and a second spacer including the same material as the transparent filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byoung Sun Na, Hee June Kwak, Seok Kyu Yoon, Sang-Uk Lim, Seung Soo Baek, Seong Young Lee, Wan-Soon Im
  • Patent number: 10254578
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes: a first substrate; a second substrate disposed opposite to the first substrate, where a display area and a non-display area are defined in each of the first and second substrates; a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; a common voltage line disposed in the non-display area of the first substrate; a light-shielding pattern disposed on the common voltage line and including an open portion, which at least partially exposes the common voltage line; and a dummy color layer disposed below the common voltage line and at least partially overlapping the open portion. The light-shielding pattern includes a first stepped portion disposed on a side of the open portion and a second stepped portion disposed on another side of the open portion, and the dummy color layer overlaps at least one of the first and second stepped portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Hee Shin, Dong Hyeon Ki, Bo Yeong Kim, Byoung Sun Na
  • Patent number: 10228587
    Abstract: Provided are a liquid crystal display panel and a manufacturing method thereof, and more particularly, a liquid crystal display panel including white pixels and a manufacturing method thereof. The liquid crystal display panel includes: a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other; a liquid crystal layer positioned between the first substrate and the second substrate; a plurality of color filters positioned on the first substrate and representing different colors from each other, in which at least two of the plurality of color filters overlap with each other on the first substrate to form an overlapping portion, and the overlapping portion forms a first spacer; a transparent filter positioned on the first substrate and positioned in a transmitting area of a white pixel; and a second spacer including the same material as the transparent filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byoung Sun Na, Hee June Kwak, Seok Kyu Yoon, Sang-Uk Lim, Seung Soo Baek, Seong Young Lee, Wan-Soon Im
  • Publication number: 20180348571
    Abstract: One or more embodiments of the present invention are directed to a liquid crystal display including: a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other; a first color pixel area, a second color pixel area, a third color pixel area, and a white pixel area on any one of the first substrate and the second substrate; and a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate. A first color filter is disposed in each of the first color pixel area and the white pixel area, and each of the first, second, third, and white pixel areas includes a plurality of domains, each two adjacent domains having a boundary between them, and the first color filter is disposed at at least one of the boundaries between the domains in the white pixel area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Seok Kyu Yoon, Eun Ju Kim, Hyung June Kim, Byoung Sun Na, Sung Jae Park, Yun Seok Lee, Ik Soo Lee, Jun Pyo Lee, Wan-Soon Im, Jong Hak Hwang
  • Patent number: 10133137
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes upper and lower pixels; gate lines in electrical connection with the adjacent pixels and extending in a row direction, and data lines which cross the gate lines; and a reference voltage line including a vertical portion which passes through the adjacent pixels, and horizontal portions which alternately extend from the vertical portion. Each of the adjacent pixels includes first and second thin film transistors (TFTs) each in electrical connection with a gate line and a data line which correspond to a respective pixel; and a pixel electrode including a first subpixel electrode in connection with an output terminal of the first TFT, and a second subpixel electrode in connection with an output terminal of the second TFT. The horizontal portions of the reference voltage line are in electrical connection with the second subpixel electrodes of the adjacent pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Kyung-Ho Park, Bo-Yeong Kim, Jae-Won Kim, Byoung-Sun Na, Hyung-Jun Park, Dong-Hyun Yoo, Kye-Uk Lee
  • Patent number: 10126606
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display panel includes a first gate line and a second gate line extending in a first direction, a first data line and a second data line extending in a second direction, a pixel region surrounded by the first and second gate lines and the first and second data lines, and a first sub pixel electrode and a second sub pixel electrode disposed in the pixel region, wherein the first sub pixel electrode includes a first pattern section and a second pattern section symmetrical with each other about the second direction serving as an axis, wherein the second sub pixel electrode includes a third pattern section having a same shape as that of either the first pattern section or the second pattern section, and a fourth pattern section having a shape different from those of both the first pattern section and the second pattern section, wherein the first sub pixel electrode and the second sub pixel electrode are electrically interconnected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyung Jun Park, Seong Young Lee, Youn Hak Jeong, Ki Pyo Hong, Byoung Sun Na, Kye Uk Lee
  • Patent number: 10042199
    Abstract: One or more embodiments of the present invention are directed to a liquid crystal display including: a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other; a first color pixel area, a second color pixel area, a third color pixel area, and a white pixel area on any one of the first substrate and the second substrate; and a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate. A first color filter is disposed in each of the first color pixel area and the white pixel area, and each of the first, second, third, and white pixel areas includes a plurality of domains, each two adjacent domains having a boundary between them, and the first color filter is disposed at at least one of the boundaries between the domains in the white pixel area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seok Kyu Yoon, Eun Ju Kim, Hyung June Kim, Byoung Sun Na, Sung Jae Park, Yun Seok Lee, Ik Soo Lee, Jun Pyo Lee, Wan-Soon Im, Jong Hak Hwang