Patents by Inventor Hyun-Chol Bang

Hyun-Chol Bang 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: 11411061
    Abstract: A display device includes signal lines and pixels connected thereto. A first pixel includes a first transistor including a first gate electrode, a first channel region overlapping the first gate electrode, a first source region, and a second drain region facing the first source region, with the first channel region interposed between the first source region and the second drain region. A third transistor includes a third gate electrode, a third channel region overlapping the third gate electrode, a third drain region connected to the first gate electrode, and a third source region facing the third drain region with the third channel region interposed between the third source region and the third drain region. A shielding part overlaps a boundary between the third source region and the third channel region and does not overlap a boundary between the third drain region and the third channel region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Won Choi, Dong Soo Kim, Hyun-Chol Bang, Chang Soo Pyon, Ji-Eun Lee
  • Patent number: 11411062
    Abstract: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a display device including a first display area having a plurality of first pixel regions and a second display area having both a plurality of second pixel regions and a plurality of light transmissive regions. The second display area includes a plurality of scan lines. The second pixel region includes a plurality of pixel electrodes and a voltage line disposed on a same layer as the pixel electrodes. The voltage line overlaps the scan line to be parallel therewith in the light transmissive region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Dong Wook Kim, Won Kyu Kwak, Jin Woo Park, Hyun-Chol Bang, Sun-Ja Kwon, Jeong Woo Park
  • Publication number: 20220231111
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode display includes a lower substrate, a sub-pixel structure, an upper substrate, a sealant, and a first power supply wire. The lower substrate has a display area, a peripheral area, and a pad area. The sub-pixel structure is disposed in the display area on the lower substrate. The upper substrate is disposed on the sub-pixel structure. The sealant is disposed in the peripheral area between the lower substrate and the upper substrate. The first power supply wire is disposed between the lower substrate and the sealant, and overlaps the lower substrate and the sealant. The first power supply wire includes a first protrusion protruding in a first direction that is a direction from the pad area to the display area in the first peripheral area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Inventors: BONGWON LEE, YANGHEE KIM, HYUN-CHOL BANG, SUJIN LEE
  • Publication number: 20220223660
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel including a first region and a second region, and a sensing module on a rear side of the display panel. The first region includes a first pixel area to display an image. The second region includes a second pixel area to display the image and a transmission area to transmit light output by the sensing module. The second region overlaps the sensing module. The second pixel area overlaps a first layer that blocks light output by the sensing module. The transmission area does not overlap the first layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2022
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin Woo PARK, Won Kyu KWAK, Dong Wook KIM, Hyun-Chol BANG
  • Publication number: 20220157242
    Abstract: A display device includes a first pixel region including a plurality of first pixels and a plurality of first gate control lines coupled to the first pixels, and a second pixel region spaced apart from the first pixel region. The second pixel region includes a plurality of second pixels and a plurality of second gate control lines coupled to the second pixels. The display device further includes a first non-pixel region disposed between the first pixel region and the second pixel region, and a first coupling line disposed in the first non-pixel region. The first coupling line commonly couples at least two first gate control lines and at least two second gate control lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2022
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: MI HAE KIM, MIN KYU WOO, YOUNG TAEG JUNG, HYUN CHOL BANG, SANG WON SEOK, HWAN SOO JANG, JU HEE HYEON
  • Patent number: 11328676
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a display area and a peripheral area, a pixel area, a data driver, a data divider, and coupling lines that couple the data driver to the data divider. The pixel area includes first pixel lines in a first area of the display area and coupled to first area data lines, and second pixel lines disposed in a second area of the display area and coupled to second area data lines. The data driver outputs data signals corresponding to the first and second pixel lines. The data divider includes first selectors that transfer the data signals corresponding to the first pixel lines to the first area data lines, and second selectors that transfer the data signals corresponding to the second pixel lines to the second area data lines. A distance between adjacent second selectors is shorter than a distance between adjacent first selectors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ju Hee Hyeon, Hyun Chol Bang, So Young Lee, Young Taeg Jung
  • Patent number: 11309379
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode display includes a lower substrate, a sub-pixel structure, an upper substrate, a sealant, and a first power supply wire. The lower substrate has a display area, a peripheral area, and a pad area. The sub-pixel structure is disposed in the display area on the lower substrate. The upper substrate is disposed on the sub-pixel structure. The sealant is disposed in the peripheral area between the lower substrate and the upper substrate. The first power supply wire is disposed between the lower substrate and the sealant, and overlaps the lower substrate and the sealant. The first power supply wire includes a first protrusion protruding in a first direction that is a direction from the pad area to the display area in the first peripheral area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Bongwon Lee, Yanghee Kim, Hyun-Chol Bang, Sujin Lee
  • Patent number: 11296154
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel including a first region and a second region, and a sensing module on a rear side of the display panel. The first region includes a first pixel area to display an image. The second region includes a second pixel area to display the image and a transmission area to transmit light output by the sensing module. The second region overlaps the sensing module. The second pixel area overlaps a first layer that blocks light output by the sensing module. The transmission area does not overlap the first layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Woo Park, Won Kyu Kwak, Dong Wook Kim, Hyun-Chol Bang
  • Patent number: 11276354
    Abstract: A display device is disclosed. In one aspect, the display device includes a data driver configured to generate an output signal corresponding to input image data, a signal divider configured to divide the output signal into a plurality of data signals, and provide the data signals to a plurality of pixels and a display unit including a matrix of pixels configured to receive the data signals. The signal divider includes a first via hole formed over a first source/drain wire configured to receive a driving voltage of each pixel, a second via hole formed over a second source/drain wire of the pixel and a pixel wire electrically connecting the first and second source/drain wires to each other respectively through the first via hole and the second via hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Woo Sung, Hyun-Chol Bang
  • Publication number: 20220068215
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate including first and second display regions and first and second non-display regions; a plurality of first pixels in the first display region; a plurality of second pixels in the second display region; a plurality of first scan stage circuits in the first non-display region, the first scan stage circuits configured to provide a scan signal to the first pixels; a plurality of second scan stage circuits in the second non-display region, the second scan stage circuits configured to provide a scan signal to the second pixels; a plurality of dummy scan stage circuits in the second non-display region, the dummy scan stage circuits being between the second scan stage circuits; and a scan bridge line in the second non-display region, the scan bridge line connecting one second scan stage circuit among the second scan stage circuits and a dummy scan stage circuit adjacent thereto.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Young Taeg JUNG, Hyun Chol BANG, Ju Hee HYEON
  • Patent number: 11264442
    Abstract: A flat panel display includes a substrate including a display region and a non-display region disposed outside of the display region, a display unit disposed in the display region that displays an image, a plurality of first pads disposed in the non-display region that receive driving signals for driving the display unit, a plurality of second pads disposed in the non-display region that receive inspection signals for inspecting the display unit, a plurality of third pads disposed in the non-display region that receive alignment confirmation signals for confirming alignment, and a resistor coupled between at least two third pads of the plurality of third pads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Taeg Jung, Seung Kyu Lee, Hyun Woong Kim, Hyun Chol Bang
  • Patent number: 11250776
    Abstract: A display device includes a first pixel region including a plurality of first pixels and a plurality of first gate control lines coupled to the first pixels, and a second pixel region spaced apart from the first pixel region. The second pixel region includes a plurality of second pixels and a plurality of second gate control lines coupled to the second pixels. The display device further includes a first non-pixel region disposed between the first pixel region and the second pixel region, and a first coupling line disposed in the first non-pixel region. The first coupling line commonly couples at least two first gate control lines and at least two second gate control lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mi Hae Kim, Min Kyu Woo, Young Taeg Jung, Hyun Chol Bang, Sang Won Seok, Hwan Soo Jang, Ju Hee Hyeon
  • Publication number: 20210366409
    Abstract: A display device includes: scan, control, and emission control signal lines, signals transmitted thereby being different from one another; data and driving voltage lines; a first transistor including a first gate electrode and first source and drain; a second transistor including a second gate electrode connected to a first scan line, a second source connected to a first data line, and a second drain connected to the first source; a light-emitting element; a control transistor including a control gate electrode connected to a first control line and between the driving voltage line and the first source or the light-emitting element and the first drain; and an emission control transistor in series between the light-emitting element and the control transistor, the control transistor and the first transistor, or the driving voltage line and the control transistor, and an emission control gate electrode connected to the emission control signal line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung Hwan KIM, Chul Kyu KANG, Hyun-Chol BANG, Soo Hee OH, Dong Sun LEE
  • Publication number: 20210359056
    Abstract: An emissive display device includes a polycrystalline semiconductor including a channel, source region, and drain region of a driving transistor disposed on a substrate. The device includes a gate electrode of the driving transistor overlapping the channel of the driving transistor, an oxide semiconductor including a channel, a source region, and a drain region of a second transistor disposed on the substrate, and a first connection electrode. The first connection electrode includes a first connector electrically connected to the gate electrode of the driving transistor, a second connector electrically connected to a second electrode of the second transistor, and a main body disposed between the first connector and the second connector. The device includes an initialization voltage line disposed on the substrate and applying an initialization voltage. The initialization voltage line surrounds at least a part of the second connector of the first connection electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Hae-Yeon LEE, Hyun-Chol BANG, Su Jin KIM, Bong Won LEE
  • Patent number: 11176892
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate including first and second display regions and first and second non-display regions; a plurality of first pixels in the first display region; a plurality of second pixels in the second display region; a plurality of first scan stage circuits in the first non-display region, the first scan stage circuits configured to provide a scan signal to the first pixels; a plurality of second scan stage circuits in the second non-display region, the second scan stage circuits configured to provide a scan signal to the second pixels; a plurality of dummy scan stage circuits in the second non-display region, the dummy scan stage circuits being between the second scan stage circuits; and a scan bridge line in the second non-display region, the scan bridge line connecting one second scan stage circuit among the second scan stage circuits and a dummy scan stage circuit adjacent thereto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Taeg Jung, Hyun Chol Bang, Ju Hee Hyeon
  • Publication number: 20210341778
    Abstract: A display device includes a first display area including a plurality of first pixel areas and a second display area including a plurality of second pixel areas and a plurality of light transmitting areas. Each of the plurality of first pixel areas includes at least one first pixel to display an image. Each of the plurality of second pixel areas includes at least one second pixel to display the image. The light transmitting area does not include a pixel capable of displaying the image and has higher light transmittance than the second pixel area. In the second display area, at least one of the plurality of light transmitting areas is between two second pixel areas adjacent in a first direction, and at least one of the plurality of light transmitting areas is between two second pixel areas adjacent in a second direction different from the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun-Chol BANG, Won Kyu KWAK, Dong Wook KIM, Jin Woo PARK, Sun-Ja KWON
  • Publication number: 20210312867
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode display with improved aperture ratio includes: a substrate; first and second pixels disposed in a first row of the substrate and third and fourth pixels disposed in a second row adjacent to the first row and respectively disposed in the same columns as the first and second pixels; a scan line and a previous scan line applying a scan signal and a previous scan signal, respectively, to the pixel units; a data line and a driving voltage line applying a data signal and a driving voltage, respectively, to the pixel units; and a common initialization voltage line disposed between the first and second pixels and between the third and fourth pixels, commonly connected to the pixel units, and applying an initialization voltage. One common initialization contact hole connected to all pixels units and one initialization voltage line connected to the common initialization contact hole are surrounded by the pixel units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Ju-Hee HYEON, Hyun-Chol BANG
  • Publication number: 20210278729
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a first display area and a second display area. The first display area includes first pixel areas, each including one or more first pixels. The second display area includes second pixel areas including one or more second pixels and a light transmittance area having a higher light transmittance than the second pixel area. The first and second display areas include a common electrode that transmits a constant common voltage. The common electrode in the second display area includes patterned regions that correspond to a first light transmittance area included in the light transmittance area. A thickness of the common electrode in the patterned regions is smaller than a thickness of the common electrode in a region other than the patterned regions or equals zero. The patterned regions and the second pixel areas extend alternately along a first direction in the second display area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong Wook KIM, Won Kyu KWAK, Jin Woo PARK, Hyun-Chol BANG
  • Patent number: 11087695
    Abstract: A display device includes: scan, control, and emission control signal lines, signals transmitted thereby being different from one another; data and driving voltage lines; a first transistor including a first gate electrode and first source and drain; a second transistor including a second gate electrode connected to a first scan line, a second source connected to a first data line, and a second drain connected to the first source; a light-emitting element; a control transistor including a control gate electrode connected to a first control line and between the driving voltage line and the first source or the light-emitting element and the first drain; and an emission control transistor in series between the light-emitting element and the control transistor, the control transistor and the first transistor, or the driving voltage line and the control transistor, and an emission control gate electrode connected to the emission control signal line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Hwan Kim, Chul Kyu Kang, Hyun-Chol Bang, Soo Hee Oh, Dong Sun Lee
  • Patent number: 11061295
    Abstract: A display device includes a first display area including a plurality of first pixel areas and a second display area including a plurality of second pixel areas and a plurality of light transmitting areas. Each of the plurality of first pixel areas includes at least one first pixel to display an image. Each of the plurality of second pixel areas includes at least one second pixel to display the image. The light transmitting area does not include a pixel capable of displaying the image and has higher light transmittance than the second pixel area. In the second display area, at least one of the plurality of light transmitting areas is between two second pixel areas adjacent in a first direction, and at least one of the plurality of light transmitting areas is between two second pixel areas adjacent in a second direction different from the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun-Chol Bang, Won Kyu Kwak, Dong Wook Kim, Jin Woo Park, Sun-Ja Kwon