Patents by Inventor Gun-hee Kim

Gun-hee Kim 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: 11380263
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode display includes: a substrate; an overlapping layer on the substrate; a pixel on the substrate and the overlapping layer; and a scan line, a data line, a driving voltage line, and an initialization voltage line that are connected to the pixel. The pixel includes: an organic light emitting diode; a second transistor connected to the scan line and the data line; a driving transistor including a gate electrode, an input terminal, and an output terminal, and to apply a current to the organic light emitting diode from the output terminal; and a voltage application transistor to apply a voltage to the overlapping layer. An output of the second transistor is connected to the input terminal of the driving transistor, and the overlapping layer is between the driving transistor and the substrate while overlapping with the driving transistor on a plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ju-Won Yoon, Gun Hee Kim, Sang Ho Park, Seung Chan Lee, Joo Hee Jeon
  • Publication number: 20220208103
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a display panel, a scan driving circuit, and a data driving circuit. The display panel includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, and a plurality of pixels. The scan driving circuit is configured to apply a scan signal to the scan lines. The data driving circuit is configured to apply a data signal to the data lines. The scan lines extend in a first direction. The scan driving circuit and the data driving circuit are arranged in the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Sunho Kim, Gun Hee Kim, Taehoon Yang, Sun Hee Lee, Sungjin Hong
  • Publication number: 20220208864
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate having a first main display area, a second main display area, and a sub-display area positioned between the first main display area and the second main display area; a first driving circuit positioned on the sub-display area of the substrate; a first sub-pixel circuit and a second sub-pixel circuit positioned on respective sides of the first driving circuit in the sub-display area of the substrate; a first sub-light-emitting device connected to the first sub-pixel circuit and overlapping the first driving circuit; and a second sub-light-emitting device connected to the second sub-pixel circuit and overlapping the first driving circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Hye Won KIM, Sun Hee Lee, Ju Chan Park, Gun Hee Kim, Ok-Kyung Park
  • Publication number: 20220199874
    Abstract: A transparent display device includes a substrate, a main light emitting diode, a main transmission region, a sub-light emitting diode, a sub-transmission region, and a driving circuit. The substrate includes a main display area and a peripheral area adjacent to the main display area. The main light emitting diode is disposed in the main display area. The main transmission region is disposed in the main display area and adjacent to the main light emitting diode. The sub-light emitting diode is disposed in the peripheral area. The sub-transmission region is disposed in the peripheral area and adjacent to the sub-light emitting diode. The driving circuit is disposed in the peripheral area and overlaps, in a plan view, the sub-light emitting diode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2021
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Inventors: Yoo Min KO, Gun Hee KIM, Hye Won KIM, Sun Hee LEE, Joo Hee JEON
  • Patent number: 11362153
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate including a display area including a plurality of first pixels and a sensor area including a plurality of second pixels and a plurality of transmission portions, a plurality of first counter electrodes disposed corresponding to the plurality of first pixels, respectively, a plurality of second counter electrodes disposed corresponding to the plurality of second pixels, respectively, and a spacer disposed to overlap at least a portion of a boundary region between a transmission portion of the plurality of transmission portions and a second counter electrode of the plurality of second counter electrodes, which are adjacent to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Joo Hee Jeon, Gun Hee Kim, Sang Hoon Kim, Seung Chan Lee
  • Publication number: 20220181593
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel including an antireflection layer on a light emitting element layer which includes a first pixel defining layer in which an opening defining a light emitting area of a first pixel is defined, and a second pixel defining layer in which an opening defining a light emitting area of a second pixel is defined. The antireflection layer includes first and second light blocking layers respectively overlapping the first and second pixel defining layers, and includes a first gap defined by a length of a predetermined direction from an edge of the opening to an edge of an opening of the first light blocking layer, and a second gap defined by a length from an edge of the opening to an edge of an opening of the second light blocking layer in the predetermined direction. The first gap is less than the second gap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2022
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Inventors: Sun Ho KIM, Sun Hee LEE, Gun Hee KIM, Tae Hoon YANG, Seung Chan LEE, Joo Hee JEON
  • Patent number: 11355064
    Abstract: A pixel circuit includes an OLED, a first transistor including a gate electrode connected to a first node and an electrode connected to a third node, a capacitor including a first electrode for receiving a power supply voltage and a second electrode connected to the first node, a third transistor including a gate electrode for receiving a first gate signal, a first electrode connected to the first node, and a second electrode connected to the third node, a fourth transistor including a gate electrode for receiving a second gate signal, a first electrode connected to the first node, and a second electrode and a second gate electrode for receiving a first initialization voltage, and a seventh transistor including a gate electrode for receiving a third gate signal, a first electrode for receiving a second initialization voltage, and a second electrode connected to an anode electrode of the OLED.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Joo-Hee Jeon, Gun-Hee Kim, Ju-Won Yoon, Seung-Chan Lee, Sang-Ho Park, Joo-Sun Yoon
  • Publication number: 20220157221
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel including a plurality of first pixels disposed in a first display area and a plurality of second pixels disposed in a second display area adjacent to the first display area, a gate driver disposed in the second display area of the display panel to overlap a portion of of the second pixels and driving the first and second pixels, a controller receiving image data and converting the image data to image signals, and a data driver converting the image signals to data signals and outputting the data signals to the first and second pixels. The controller compensates for effective data corresponding to the second pixels and reflects the compensated effective data to the image signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2021
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Sunho Kim, Juchan Park, Gun Hee Kim, Hyewon Kim, Taehoon Yang, Sun Hee Lee, Joohee Jeon, Sungjin Hong
  • Patent number: 11302900
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel including an antireflection layer on a light emitting element layer which includes a first pixel defining layer in which an opening defining a light emitting area of a first pixel is defined, and a second pixel defining layer in which an opening defining a light emitting area of a second pixel is defined. The antireflection layer includes first and second light blocking layers respectively overlapping the first and second pixel defining layers, and includes a first gap defined by a length of a predetermined direction from an edge of the opening to an edge of an opening of the first light blocking layer, and a second gap defined by a length from an edge of the opening to an edge of an opening of the second light blocking layer in the predetermined direction. The first gap is less than the second gap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sun Ho Kim, Sun Hee Lee, Gun Hee Kim, Tae Hoon Yang, Seung Chan Lee, Joo Hee Jeon
  • Publication number: 20220093804
    Abstract: A thin film transistor array panel includes a substrate, a first gate electrode on the substrate, a semiconductor layer on the first gate electrode, the semiconductor layer including a drain region, a source region, a lightly doped drain (LDD) region, and a channel region, a second gate electrode on the semiconductor layer, the first gate electrode and the second gate electrode each overlapping the channel region, a control gate electrode that overlaps the LDD region, and a source electrode and a drain electrode respectively connected with the source region and the drain region of the semiconductor layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2021
    Publication date: March 24, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Do Hyung KIM, Gun Hee KIM, Hyeon Sik KIM, Sang Ho PARK, Joo Hee JEON
  • Publication number: 20220052129
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel including a first region including a transmissive part configured to transmit light provided from the outside and a second region not including the transmissive part; and a sensor overlapping with the transmissive part, and configured to obtain electrical information based on information provided from the outside, wherein the display panel includes: a thin film transistor layer including a plurality of transistors; a pixel defining layer defining an emission region of a plurality of pixels; and a light blocking layer on the pixel defining layer, and defining the transmissive part, and wherein the pixel defining layer in the first region covers at least a portion of the thin film transistor layer such that light provided through the transmissive part is blocked.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2021
    Publication date: February 17, 2022
    Inventors: Sun Ho KIM, Sun Hee LEE, Gun Hee KIM, Dong Hwan SHIM, Yoo Min KO, Chea Eun KIM
  • Patent number: 11217696
    Abstract: A thin film transistor array panel includes a substrate, a first gate electrode on the substrate, a semiconductor layer on the first gate electrode, the semiconductor layer including a drain region, a source region, a lightly doped drain (LDD) region, and a channel region, a second gate electrode on the semiconductor layer, the first gate electrode and the second gate electrode each overlapping the channel region, a control gate electrode that overlaps the LDD region, and a source electrode and a drain electrode respectively connected with the source region and the drain region of the semiconductor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Do Hyung Kim, Gun Hee Kim, Hyeon Sik Kim, Sang Ho Park, Joo Hee Jeon
  • Patent number: 11177341
    Abstract: A display device includes a flexible substrate which includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface and includes, sequentially, a first portion in the display region, a second portion in the non-display region, a third portion bent in a direction opposite to a display surface, a fourth portion, a fifth portion bent in a direction toward the display surface, and a sixth portion; a plurality of signal wirings on the first surface at the second to sixth portions; and a plurality of first connection wirings on the second surface at the second portion, and the second portion overlaps with the fourth portion, the fifth portion, and the sixth portion, and the signal wirings and the first connection wirings are coupled to each other on the second surface at the second portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong Hyun Kim, Gun Hee Kim, Soo Hyun Moon, Seung Chan Lee, Joo Hee Jeon
  • Publication number: 20210319747
    Abstract: A pixel circuit includes an OLED, a first transistor including a gate electrode connected to a first node and an electrode connected to a third node, a capacitor including a first electrode for receiving a power supply voltage and a second electrode connected to the first node, a third transistor including a gate electrode for receiving a first gate signal, a first electrode connected to the first node, and a second electrode connected to the third node, a fourth transistor including a gate electrode for receiving a second gate signal, a first electrode connected to the first node, and a second electrode and a second gate electrode for receiving a first initialization voltage, and a seventh transistor including a gate electrode for receiving a third gate signal, a first electrode for receiving a second initialization voltage, and a second electrode connected to an anode electrode of the OLED.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: Joo-Hee JEON, Gun-Hee KIM, Ju-Won YOON, Seung-Chan LEE, Sang-Ho PARK, Joo-Sun YOON
  • Publication number: 20210305340
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate; and a transistor positioned on the substrate, wherein the transistor includes: a semiconductor layer; a gate electrode overlapping the semiconductor layer; a first gate contact overlapping layer overlapping a channel region where the gate electrode and the semiconductor layer are overlapped and in contact with the gate electrode; and a semiconductor contact overlapping layer overlapping the channel region and in contact with the semiconductor layer, and the first gate contact overlapping layer and the semiconductor contact overlapping layer are physically separated by a gap within the channel region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Gun Hee KIM, Sang Ho PARK, Joo Hee JEON, Young-Cheol JEONG
  • Publication number: 20210295784
    Abstract: A pixel circuit includes: a driving switching element; a data initializer to initialize a voltage of a control electrode of the driving switching element; a data writer to write a data voltage to the driving switching element; an organic light emitting element; an organic light emitting element initializer to initialize an anode electrode of the organic light emitting element to a second initialization voltage based on an organic light emitting element initialization gate signal; and a light emitting controller to control an emission of the organic light emitting element. The organic light emitting element initializer includes: a control electrode to receive the organic light emitting element initialization gate signal; an input electrode to receive the second initialization voltage; an output electrode connected to the anode electrode; and a conductive layer to receive a compensation control signal that is different from the organic light emitting element initialization gate signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Gun-Hee KIM, Sang-Ho PARK, Ju-Won YOON, Seung-Chan LEE, Joo-Hee JEON
  • Publication number: 20210280663
    Abstract: A display device includes a display area which includes a first display area including a plurality of first pixels and a second display area including at least one second pixel and at least one light-transmitting portion, a peripheral area disposed around the display area, a data line including a first portion and a second portion spaced apart from each other in a predetermined direction with the light-transmitting portion therebetween, and a conductive pattern disposed at a different conductive layer from the data line. The conductive pattern includes a first pattern portion including a bypass portion that bypasses a periphery of the second display area in a plan view and disposed in the first display area, and the first pattern portion includes a first end electrically connected to the first portion of the data line and a second end electrically connected to the second portion of the data line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2020
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Sun Ho KIM, Gun Hee KIM, Dong Hwan SHIM, Tae Hoon YANG, Sun Hee LEE
  • Patent number: 11114026
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a plurality of pixels, each of the pixels including an organic light emitting diode, a first transistor providing a driving current to operate the organic light emitting diode, a second transistor including a gate electrode that receives a first scan signal, a first electrode that receives a data signal, and a second electrode electrically connected to the first electrode of the first transistor, a storage capacitor including a first electrode receiving a first power voltage and a second electrode electrically connected to the gate electrode of the first transistor, and a color accuracy enhancement transistor that applies a first back bias voltage to the first transistor in response to a color accuracy enhancement signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Gun Hee Kim, Do Hyung Kim, Hyeonsik Kim, Sangho Park, Joo-Sun Yoon, Joohee Jeon
  • Publication number: 20210272521
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode display includes: a substrate; an overlapping layer on the substrate; a pixel on the substrate and the overlapping layer; and a scan line, a data line, a driving voltage line, and an initialization voltage line that are connected to the pixel. The pixel includes: an organic light emitting diode; a second transistor connected to the scan line and the data line; a driving transistor including a gate electrode, an input terminal, and an output terminal, and to apply a current to the organic light emitting diode from the output terminal; and a voltage application transistor to apply a voltage to the overlapping layer. An output of the second transistor is connected to the input terminal of the driving transistor, and the overlapping layer is between the driving transistor and the substrate while overlapping with the driving transistor on a plane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Inventors: Ju-Won YOON, Gun Hee KIM, Sang Ho PARK, Seung Chan LEE, Joo Hee JEON
  • Publication number: 20210264851
    Abstract: A pixel of an organic light emitting diode (“OLED”) display device includes a switching transistor which transfers a data voltage, a storage capacitor which stores the data voltage transferred by the switching transistor, a driving transistor which generates a driving current based on the data voltage stored in the storage capacitor, an emission control transistor which selectively forms a path for the driving current in response to an emission control signal, an OLED which emits light based on the driving current, and a supplemental electrode overlapping a gate electrode of the driving transistor, the supplemental electrode having a first voltage for a predetermined time period from a time point at which the emission control signal has a turn-on level, and having a second voltage after the predetermined time period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventors: Yoomin KO, Gun Hee KIM, Sang Hoon KIM, Taehoon YANG, Joohee JEON