Patents by Inventor Hiroharu JINMURA

Hiroharu JINMURA 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).

  • Publication number: 20200274097
    Abstract: A display device includes a plurality of picture elements. The plurality of picture elements are formed with anodes and cover layers cover an outer periphery of a corresponding anode of the anodes, the cover layer allowing an opening of the corresponding anode to be formed. The cover layer is spaced apart from the cover layer of a different anode of the anodes, the different anode being adjacent to the anode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: SHINJI ICHIKAWA, HIROKI TANIYAMA, SHINSUKE SAIDA, RYOSUKE GUNJI, TOHRU OKABE, YOSHIHIRO NAKADA, HIROHARU JINMURA, AKIRA INOUE
  • Publication number: 20200273380
    Abstract: In a cross section of a bending section of a frame region, a first opening opening upward is formed in at least one layer of inorganic film included in a TFT layer. A first organic film is provided to plug the first opening. A frame wiring line is provided on the first organic film. A second organic film is provided to cover the frame wiring line. A second opening opening upward is formed in the first organic film on an inner side with respect to the first opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: SHINJI ICHIKAWA, TOHRU OKABE, SHINSUKE SAIDA, RYOSUKE GUNJI, HIROKI TANIYAMA, YOSHIHIRO NAKADA, HIROHARU JINMURA, AKIRA INOUE
  • Patent number: 10741635
    Abstract: To reduce a possibility of short circuiting between a wiring line that connects to a terminal unit and a pixel electrode, a display device is provided that includes a first lead wiring line that extends from a display area to a frame area while intersecting with an end portion of a flattening film, a second lead wiring line that is in a layer more on an upper side than the first lead wiring line and extends to a terminal unit while coming into contact with and intersecting with a first bank formed in a periphery of a second electrode, and a first wiring line contact part through which the first lead wiring line and the second lead wiring line connect to each other, the first wiring line contact part being provided between an end portion of the flattening film and the first bank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tohru Okabe, Shinsuke Saida, Ryosuke Gunji, Hiroki Taniyama, Shinji Ichikawa, Yoshihiro Nakada, Hiroharu Jinmura, Akira Inoue
  • Publication number: 20200235195
    Abstract: A display device includes a plurality of picture elements, wherein a first electrode is formed in each of the plurality of picture elements, a cover layer is formed such that an opening of the first electrode is formed, a spacer in a layer identical to the cover layer is provided between two of the first electrodes, the spacer is formed with a height greater than a height of the cover layer, and an outer edge portion of the spacer is spaced from an outer edge portion of the cover layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: SHINJI ICHIKAWA, HIROKI TANIYAMA, SHINSUKE SAIDA, RYOSUKE GUNJI, TOHRU OKABE, YOSHIHIRO NAKADA, HIROHARU JINMURA, AKIRA INOUE
  • Publication number: 20200219423
    Abstract: In a flexible organic EL display device, a first resin layer, which has an opening overlapping with a first conductive member, an opening overlapping with a second conductive member, and an opening and an opening overlapping with a third conductive member, is formed to fill a slit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2017
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Tohru OKABE, Shinsuke SAIDA, Hiroki TANIYAMA, Ryosuke GUNJI, Shinji ICHIKAWA, Yoshihiro NAKADA, Hiroharu JINMURA, Akira INOUE
  • Patent number: 10672854
    Abstract: A display device production method for producing a display device including a light emitting element in an active region and a terminal in a non-active region. The display device production method includes arranging a first mask overlapping with an electrode region of the light emitting element and a second mask overlapping with the terminal, on a conductive film that is arranged in the active region and the non-active region and that covers the terminal, and etching the conductive film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tohru Okabe, Hiroki Taniyama, Ryosuke Gunji, Shinsuke Saida, Hiroharu Jinmura, Yoshihiro Nakada, Akira Inoue
  • Publication number: 20200152910
    Abstract: The display device includes: a TFT layer; a light-emitting layer in an upper layer than the TFT layer; a first inorganic sealing film in an upper layer than the light-emitting layer; and a second inorganic sealing film in an upper layer than the first inorganic sealing film. An organic edge film is provided on a peripheral edge of a frame region surrounding a display region. The second inorganic sealing film overlaps with an upper face of the organic edge film, and an end face of the organic edge film and an end face of the second inorganic sealing film are aligned with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Tohru OKABE, Shinsuke SAIDA, Hiroki TANIYAMA, Shinji ICHIKAWA, Ryosuke GUNJI, Akira INOUE, Yoshihiro NAKADA, Hiroharu JINMURA
  • Patent number: 10636855
    Abstract: In a display region of a display device, opening portions are formed in at least one layer of an inorganic insulating film making up a TFT layer in such a manner as to penetrate the inorganic insulating film to thereby expose an upper surface of a resin substrate, opening flattening films are provided in such a manner as to fill in the opening portions, and metallic layers are provided in such a manner as to cover upper surfaces of the opening flattening films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tohru Okabe, Ryosuke Gunji, Hiroki Taniyama, Shinsuke Saida, Hiroharu Jinmura, Yoshihiro Nakada, Akira Inoue
  • Publication number: 20200119123
    Abstract: To reduce a possibility of short circuiting between a wiring line that connects to a terminal unit and a pixel electrode, a display device is provided that includes a first lead wiring line that extends from a display area to a frame area while intersecting with an end portion of a flattening film, a second lead wiring line that is in a layer more on an upper side than the first lead wiring line and extends to a terminal unit while coming into contact with and intersecting with a first bank formed in a periphery of a second electrode, and a first wiring line contact part through which the first lead wiring line and the second lead wiring line connect to each other, the first wiring line contact part being provided between an end portion of the flattening film and the first bank.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Tohru OKABE, Shinsuke SAIDA, Ryosuke GUNJI, Hiroki TANIYAMA, Shinji ICHIKAWA, Yoshihiro NAKADA, Hiroharu JINMURA, Akira INOUE
  • Publication number: 20200106056
    Abstract: An etching device includes a chemical treatment tank configured to allow a substrate to be transported in an interior thereof, and a spraying unit disposed in the interior of the chemical treatment tank, including a blowing port oriented in a direction that does not intersect a front face of the substrate, and configured to spray an etchant chemical solution as a mist through the blowing port.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2017
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroki TANIYAMA, Tohru OKABE, Shinsuke SAIDA, Shinji ICHIKAWA, Ryosuke GUNJI, Yoshihiro NAKADA, Akira INOUE, Hiroharu JINMURA
  • Publication number: 20200091258
    Abstract: A display device configured so that a light-emitting element layer (5) is provided so as to include, in an active region (DA), a first electrode (22), an EL layer (24), and a second electrode (25), the display device including an inorganic insulating film (23) which covers an edge of the first electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Tohru OKABE, Hiroki TANIYAMA, Ryosuke GUNJI, Shinsuke SAIDA, Hiroharu JINMURA, Yoshihiro NAKADA, Akira INOUE
  • Publication number: 20200044192
    Abstract: A portion of a resin film is precisely cut out when the resin film is peeled off. A rear surface of a glass substrate on which a protrusion is formed is irradiated with a laser beam to peel a resin film from the glass substrate. Then, the protrusion and the resin film formed on the protrusion are left on the glass substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Tohru OKABE, Ryosuke GUNJI, Hiroki TANIYAMA, Shinsuke SAIDA, Shinji ICHIKAWA, Akira INOUE, Hiroharu JINMURA, Yoshihiro NAKADA
  • Publication number: 20200035768
    Abstract: A display device including: a plurality of subpixels (SP) each including (i) a first electrode (22), (ii) a bank (23) covering an edge of the first electrode, (iii) an EL layer (24) provided in a layer higher than the first electrode, and (iv) a second electrode (25) provided in a layer higher than the EL layer, the bank having a first sloped part (23x) and a second sloped part (23y), the second sloped part having an inclination smaller than that of the first sloped part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Tohru OKABE, Hiroki TANIYAMA, Ryosuke GUNJI, Shinsuke SAIDA, Hiroharu JINMURA, Yoshihiro NAKADA, Akira INOUE
  • Publication number: 20200020880
    Abstract: A first weir wall and a second weir wall are formed in a frame region, the first weir wall being made of a material of a planarizing film and being formed so as to surround a display region and to overlap a peripheral end of an organic layer of a sealing film, and the second weir wall being made of a material of an edge cover and being formed around the first weir wall so as to overlap an edge of the peripheral end of the organic layer. The first weir wall has a groove formed in its upper surface so as to extend around the display region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Inventors: Shinsuke SAIDA, Tohru OKABE, Ryosuke GUNJI, Hiroki TANIYAMA, Hiroharu JINMURA, Yoshihiro NAKADA, Akira INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190386081
    Abstract: In a display region of a display device, opening portions are formed in at least one layer of an inorganic insulating film making up a TFT layer in such a manner as to penetrate the inorganic insulating film to thereby expose an upper surface of a resin substrate, opening flattening films are provided in such a manner as to fill in the opening portions, and metallic layers are provided in such a manner as to cover upper surfaces of the opening flattening films.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Tohru OKABE, Ryosuke GUNJI, Hiroki TANIYAMA, Shinsuke SAIDA, Hiroharu JINMURA, Yoshihiro NAKADA, Akira INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190363149
    Abstract: A display device production method for producing a display device including a light emitting element in an active region and a terminal in a non-active region. The display device production method includes arranging a first mask overlapping with an electrode region of the light emitting element and a second mask overlapping with the terminal, on a conductive film that is arranged in the active region and the non-active region and that covers the terminal, and etching the conductive film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Tohru OKABE, Hiroki TANIYAMA, Ryosuke GUNJI, Shinsuke SAIDA, Hiroharu JINMURA, Yoshihiro NAKADA, Akira INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190319222
    Abstract: The photomask includes: transmissive portions configured to form the opening portion, a semi-transmitted light portion configured to form the planar portion, and a light blocking portion configured to form each of the plurality of photo spacer portions. The light blocking portion is formed in an island shape between the transmissive portions arranged in a lattice shape, and an end portion of the light blocking portion is formed to extend, between two of the transmissive portions, along outer edges of the two of the transmissive portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Ryosuke GUNJI, Tohru OKABE, Hiroki TANIYAMA, Shinji ICHIKAWA, Shinsuke SAIDA, Hiroharu JINMURA, Yoshihiro NAKADA, Akira INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190312091
    Abstract: A display device is provided that may prevent peeling of a sealing layer between a first partition and a second partition formed at an end portion of the sealing layer that seals a light emitting layer. An organic EL display device includes a sealing layer that is configured to seal a light emitting element layer and is doubly enclosed at an end portion by a first bank and a second bank that is formed more on the outer side than the first bank with a gap in between. An outer side wall surface of the first bank facing the second bank is formed as a gentle slope with an inclination angle smaller than an inner side wall surface of the first bank on the side opposite to the second bank.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Shinsuke SAIDA, Tohru OKABE, Ryosuke GUNJI, Hiroki TANIYAMA, Shinji ICHIKAWA, Yoshihiro NAKADA, Hiroharu JINMURA, Akira INOUE