Patents by Inventor Hyang Yul Kim

Hyang Yul 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: 10175543
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display (LCD) includes a first substrate that has a first pixel area with a first transmitting region and a first non-transmitting region and a second pixel area with a second transmitting region and a second non-transmitting region, a first pixel electrode disposed on the first substrate in the first pixel area, and a second pixel electrode disposed on the first substrate in the second pixel area. An area of the first pixel electrode in the first transmitting region is greater than that of the second pixel electrode in the second transmitting region, and an area of the first pixel electrode in the first non-transmitting region is less than that of the second pixel electrode in the second non-transmitting region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Su Jin Lee, Hyang Yul Kim, Jeong Ho Lee, Soo Jung Chae
  • Patent number: 9989814
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate, gate lines on the first substrate, a gate insulating layer on the gate lines, a semiconductor layer on the gate insulating layer, data lines and a drain electrode on the semiconductor layer, a passivation layer which covers the data lines and the drain electrode and in which a contact hole that partially exposes the drain electrode is defined, a common electrode above the passivation layer, a pixel electrode connected with the drain electrode through the contact hole, overlapped with the common electrode, and including a plurality of branch electrodes connected to each other through a connection portion, a contact portion extended from the connection portion and connected with the drain electrode, and a protrusion protruding toward a neighboring pixel and provided at least one corners among the connection portion or the contact portion of the pixel electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Hyun Park, Hyang Yul Kim, Ji Eun Lee, Soo Jeong Huh
  • Patent number: 9817289
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes a plurality of pixels including first, second and third pixels that display different colors and are sequentially disposed, a plurality of data lines including first, second and third data lines sequentially and repeatedly disposed where the first data line is disposed between the third pixel and the first pixel, the second data line is disposed between the first pixel and the second pixel, and the third data line is disposed between the second pixel and the third pixel, widths of the first, second and third data lines are substantially the same as each other, and a first interval between the first data line and the second data line is different from a second interval between the second data line and the third data line or a third interval between the third data line and the first data line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Hyun Park, Hyang Yul Kim, Sung In Ro, Jun Ho Song, Jean Ho Song, Woong Ki Jeon
  • Patent number: 9671661
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate on which a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines intersecting the gate lines are disposed, a second substrate facing the first substrate, a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and second substrates, a linear electrode on the first substrate, a surface electrode on the first substrate, an insulating layer interposed between the linear electrode and the surface electrode, a thin film transistor electrically connected to the gate and data lines and electrically connected to the linear electrode, a black matrix disposed on any one of the first and second substrates and overlapping the gate and data lines, and a voltage storage electrode extending from one end portion of the linear electrode into the black matrix and overlapping the thin film transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Hyun Park, Hyang Yul Kim
  • Patent number: 9664944
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes an insulation substrate including a transmissive area and a reflective area, an organic layer positioned on the insulation substrate, and including a triangular pattern in the reflective area, a reflective electrode including reflective patterns corresponding to the triangular pattern of the organic layer in the reflective area, a color filter layer positioned on the reflective electrode, and including an opening for exposing a partial area of the reflective pattern, and a transparent layer disposed inside the opening of the color filter layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyang-Yul Kim, Seung-Hyun Park, Jung-Ho Park, Jean-Ho Song, Ji-Eun Lee
  • Patent number: 9625758
    Abstract: An LCD device includes: a first substrate; a gate line and a data line on the first substrate; at least one TFT connected to the gate and data lines and comprising source and drain electrodes; a pixel electrode connected to the TFT; a second substrate; a liquid crystal layer between the first and second substrates; a common electrode on one of the first and second substrates; a black matrix disposed on one of the first and second substrates and configured to at least partially define a pixel region; a color filter disposed to correspond to the pixel region; and a cell gap adjustment layer disposed on one of the first and second substrates and positioned so as to form different cell gaps within one pixel region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Hyun Park, Hyang Yul Kim, Jun Ho Song, Jean Ho Song
  • Publication number: 20160363821
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display (LCD) includes a first substrate that has a first pixel area with a first transmitting region and a first non-transmitting region and a second pixel area with a second transmitting region and a second non-transmitting region, a first pixel electrode disposed on the first substrate in the first pixel area, and a second pixel electrode disposed on the first substrate in the second pixel area. An area of the first pixel electrode in the first transmitting region is greater than that of the second pixel electrode in the second transmitting region, and an area of the first pixel electrode in the first non-transmitting region is less than that of the second pixel electrode in the second non-transmitting region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Inventors: SU JIN LEE, HYANG YUL KIM, JEONG HO LEE, SOO JUNG CHAE
  • Patent number: 9411206
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: first and second gate lines disposed on the first substrate and which respectively transmit first and second gate signals; first, second and third data lines disposed on the first substrate; a first switching element connected to the first gate line and the first data line; a second switching element connected to the first gate line and the second data line; a third switching element connected to the second gate line and the second data line; a fourth switching element connected to the second gate line and the third data line; first and second pixel electrodes respectively connected to the first and second switching and which form a first liquid crystal capacitor; and third and fourth pixel electrodes respectively connected to the third and fourth switching elements and which form a second liquid crystal capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung-Woon Kim, Hee-Seop Kim, Hyang-Yul Kim, Joo-Nyung Jang, Hwa-Sung Woo, Cheol Shin, Dong-Chul Shin
  • Publication number: 20160209718
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: a first substrate; a gate conductor disposed on the first substrate; a gate insulating layer disposed on the gate conductor; a semiconductor layer disposed on the gate insulating layer; data line and drain electrodes disposed on the semiconductor layer, the data line including a source electrode; and a first passivation layer disposed on the data line and the drain electrode, the first passivation layer including a first contact hole. The first contact hole has a substantially circular planar shape, and wherein a first region of the drain electrode corresponding to the first contact hole has a substantially circular planar shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Publication date: July 21, 2016
    Inventors: Jeong Ho LEE, Hyang Yul KIM, Jun Ho SONG, Jean Ho SONG, Su Jin LEE, Ji Eun LEE
  • Patent number: 9395580
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a first substrate and an opposing second substrate; a first pixel electrode and a second pixel electrode disposed in a pixel area, on the first substrate, and including a plurality of branch electrodes; and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and second electrodes. Branches electrode of the first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode are interlaced. The first pixel electrode has an extension disposed adjacent to the center of the pixel area, and a minimum distance between the extension and the adjacent branch electrode is different from an average minimum between the adjacent branch electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mee-Hye Jung, Doo-Hwan You, Young-Hoon Yoo, Woo-Sung Sohn, Sung-Hoon Kim, Jae-Yong Shin, Se-Hyoung Cho, Hye-Seok Na, Hong-Jo Park, Hyang-Yul Kim
  • Publication number: 20160202551
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a lower display substrate, an upper polarizing plate and a liquid crystal layer between the lower display substrate and the upper polarizing plate. The lower display substrate includes a base substrate; a thin film transistor on the base substrate; and a color filter layer on the thin film transistor. The liquid crystal layer is disposed on the color filter layer of the lower display substrate. The upper polarizing plate is disposed on the liquid crystal layer and includes an insulating substrate, a polarizer and a protective layer which are sequentially stacked from the liquid crystal layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2015
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Inventors: Jeong Ho LEE, Hyang Yul KIM, Jun Ho SONG
  • Publication number: 20160202557
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display, according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, includes a first transparent substrate having an image displaying part and a transmitting part, and a second transparent substrate opposite to the first transparent substrate. A liquid crystal layer is formed between the first transparent substrate and the second transparent substrate. A first polarizing plate is disposed on a side of the first transparent substrate. A second polarizing plate is disposed on a side of the second transparent substrate. The transmitting part is in a normally white mode in which light travels through the liquid crystal layer in an absence of an electrical field provided thereacross.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2015
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Inventors: JEONG HO LEE, Hyang Yul Kim, Jun Ho Song
  • Publication number: 20160116796
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes an insulation substrate including a transmissive area and a reflective area, an organic layer positioned on the insulation substrate, and including a triangular pattern in the reflective area, a reflective electrode including reflective patterns corresponding to the triangular pattern of the organic layer in the reflective area, a color filter layer positioned on the reflective electrode, and including an opening for exposing a partial area of the reflective pattern, and a transparent layer disposed inside the opening of the color filter layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2015
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Inventors: Hyang-Yul KIM, Seung-Hyun PARK, Jung-Ho PARK, Jean-Ho SONG, Ji-Eun LEE
  • Publication number: 20160062169
    Abstract: An LCD device includes: a first substrate; a gate line and a data line on the first substrate; at least one TFT connected to the gate and data lines and comprising source and drain electrodes; a pixel electrode connected to the TFT; a second substrate; a liquid crystal layer between the first and second substrates; a common electrode on one of the first and second substrates; a black matrix disposed on one of the first and second substrates and configured to at least partially define a pixel region; a color filter disposed to correspond to the pixel region; and a cell gap adjustment layer disposed on one of the first and second substrates and positioned so as to form different cell gaps within one pixel region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2015
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Inventors: Seung Hyun PARK, Hyang Yul KIM, Jun Ho SONG, Jean Ho SONG
  • Publication number: 20160048068
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: first and second gate lines disposed on the first substrate and which respectively transmit first and second gate signals; first, second and third data lines disposed on the first substrate; a first switching element connected to the first gate line and the first data line; a second switching element connected to the first gate line and the second data line; a third switching element connected to the second gate line and the second data line; a fourth switching element connected to the second gate line and the third data line; first and second pixel electrodes respectively connected to the first and second switching and which form a first liquid crystal capacitor; and third and fourth pixel electrodes respectively connected to the third and fourth switching elements and which form a second liquid crystal capacitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2015
    Publication date: February 18, 2016
    Inventors: Sung-Woon KIM, Hee-Seop KIM, Hyang-Yul KIM, Joo-Nyung JANG, Hwa-Sung WOO, Cheol SHIN, Dong-Chul SHIN
  • Publication number: 20160011476
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate, gate lines on the first substrate, a gate insulating layer on the gate lines, a semiconductor layer on the gate insulating layer, data lines and a drain electrode on the semiconductor layer, a passivation layer which covers the data lines and the drain electrode and in which a contact hole that partially exposes the drain electrode is defined, a common electrode above the passivation layer, a pixel electrode connected with the drain electrode through the contact hole, overlapped with the common electrode, and including a plurality of branch electrodes connected to each other through a connection portion, a contact portion extended from the connection portion and connected with the drain electrode, and a protrusion protruding toward a neighboring pixel and provided at least one corners among the connection portion or the contact portion of the pixel electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2015
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Inventors: Seung Hyun PARK, Hyang Yul KIM, Ji Eun LEE, Soo Jeong HUH
  • Publication number: 20160011474
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate on which a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines intersecting the gate lines are disposed, a second substrate facing the first substrate, a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and second substrates, a linear electrode on the first substrate, a surface electrode on the first substrate, an insulating layer interposed between the linear electrode and the surface electrode, a thin film transistor electrically connected to the gate and data lines and electrically connected to the linear electrode, a black matrix disposed on any one of the first and second substrates and overlapping the gate and data lines, and a voltage storage electrode extending from one end portion of the linear electrode into the black matrix and overlapping the thin film transistor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2014
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Inventors: Seung Hyun PARK, Hyang Yul KIM
  • Patent number: 9195107
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: first and second gate lines disposed on the first substrate and which respectively transmit first and second gate signals; first, second and third data lines disposed on the first substrate; a first switching element connected to the first gate line and the first data line; a second switching element connected to the first gate line and the second data line; a third switching element connected to the second gate line and the second data line; a fourth switching element connected to the second gate line and the third data line; first and second pixel electrodes respectively connected to the first and second switching and which form a first liquid crystal capacitor; and third and fourth pixel electrodes respectively connected to the third and fourth switching elements and which form a second liquid crystal capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung-Woon Kim, Hee-Seop Kim, Hyang-Yul Kim, Joo-Nyung Jang, Hwa-Sung Woo, Cheol Shin, Dong-Chul Shin
  • Patent number: 9122117
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: a display area including: a first data line between a first pixel electrode and a second pixel electrode in a same pixel row, and connected to a first thin film transistor (“TFT”) and a second TFT, respectively; and a peripheral area including: a first parasitic capacitor capacity measuring unit including first gate capacity units and first data capacity units; a second parasitic capacitor capacity measuring unit including second gate capacity units and second data capacity units, where a relative arrangement between the first gate and data capacity units is the same as a relative arrangement between the gate and drain electrodes of the first TFT, and a relative arrangement between the second gate and data capacity units is the same as a relative arrangement between the gate and drain electrodes of the second TFT.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2015
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung In Ro, Seung Hyun Park, Hyang Yul Kim, Jae Hak Lee
  • Publication number: 20150138495
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a first substrate and an opposing second substrate; a first pixel electrode and a second pixel electrode disposed in a pixel area, on the first substrate, and including a plurality of branch electrodes; and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and second electrodes. Branches electrode of the first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode are interlaced. The first pixel electrode has an extension disposed adjacent to the center of the pixel area, and a minimum distance between the extension and the adjacent branch electrode is different from an average minimum between the adjacent branch electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2015
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Mee-Hye JUNG, Doo-Hwan YOU, Young-Hoon YOO, Woo-Sung SOHN, Sung-Hoon KIM, Jae-Yong SHIN, Se-Hyoung CHO, Hye-Seok NA, Hong-Jo PARK, Hyang-Yul KIM