Patents by Inventor Hyun-Wook Cho

Hyun-Wook Cho 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: 20230152928
    Abstract: A touch sensor includes first touch cells disposed in a first touch sensing area, the first touch cells each including a first touch pattern and a first dummy pattern, and second touch cells disposed in a second touch sensing area, the second touch cells each including a second touch pattern and a second dummy pattern. An area of a first dummy pattern area in which the first dummy pattern is disposed is greater than an area of a second dummy pattern area in which the second dummy pattern is disposed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2022
    Publication date: May 18, 2023
    Inventors: HYUNG BAE KIM, Min Hong Kim, Sang Kook KIM, Tae Joon KIM, Jae Hyun PARK, Ji Yeong LEE, Hyun Wook CHO
  • Publication number: 20230112523
    Abstract: A display device includes a display unit including pixels. A sensor unit overlaps with the display unit and includes sensors. A sensor driver transmits a driving signal to the sensors, and receives sensing signals corresponding to the driving signal from the sensors. One sensing period includes a first sensing period and a second period. The sensor driver transmits a first driving signal having a first frequency to the sensors in the first sensing period, and transmits a second driving signal having a second frequency different from the first frequency to the sensors in the second sensing period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2022
    Publication date: April 13, 2023
    Inventors: Hyun Wook CHO, Min Hong KIM, Tae Joon KIM, Hyung Bae KIM, Jung Mok PARK, II Ho LEE, Jae Woo CHOI
  • Publication number: 20230094957
    Abstract: A display device including a non-sensing area and a sensing area with a first sensing area and a second sensing area spaced apart from each other in a first direction, includes a light emitting element emitting light, and a sensor unit including a plurality of first sensor electrodes disposed in the first sensing area and extending in the first direction, a plurality of second sensor electrodes disposed in the second sensing area and extending in the first direction, a plurality of third sensor electrodes disposed in the first sensing area and extending in a second direction different from the first direction, a plurality of fourth sensor electrodes disposed in the second sensing area and extending in the second direction, and a connection pattern disposed in the non-sensing area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2022
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Inventors: Soon Gyu LEE, Hyun Wook CHO
  • Publication number: 20230100476
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes an electronic panel including a plurality of sensing groups spaced apart from each other, and an electronic module overlapping with the electronic panel in a plan view. Each of the sensing groups includes a first sensing electrode extending in a second direction, and second sensing electrodes spaced apart from each other in the second direction, located on the same layer as the first sensing electrode, and face the first sensing electrode in a first direction. An opening overlapping with the electronic module and penetrating a first sensing group of the sensing groups is defined in the electronic panel, and at least one selected from the first sensing electrode and the second sensing electrodes of the first sensing group extends along an edge of the opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2022
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Inventors: Joo-Hyeon JEONG, Taejoon KIM, Hyun-Wook CHO, Jaewoo CHOI
  • Patent number: 11614834
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display device including a display panel, an input sensing layer, a display controller that receives a vertical synchronization signal and a horizontal synchronization signal and controls an operation of the display panel depending on the vertical synchronization signal and the horizontal synchronization signal, and a sensing controller that receives the vertical synchronization signal and the horizontal synchronization signal and generates a driving control signal for driving the input sensing layer. One frame of the vertical synchronization signal includes a first vertical section and a second vertical section in which the display controller transmits a data signal to the display panel. The sensing controller determines an operating frequency of the driving control signal based on a horizontal synchronization signal, which is included in a first horizontal section overlapping with the first vertical section, in the horizontal synchronization signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Inventors: Hyun-Wook Cho, Min-Hong Kim, Taejoon Kim, Jungmok Park
  • Publication number: 20230064190
    Abstract: An input sensor short-circuit inspection method including: setting an inspection frequency for detecting a short-circuit of an input sensor comprising a plurality of electrodes; driving the input sensor in an inspection mode at the set inspection frequency; and detecting the short-circuit of the input sensor based on a capacitance charged between adjacent electrodes among the plurality of electrodes of the input sensor in the inspection mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2022
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Inventors: Min-Hong Kim, Taejoon Kim, Jungmok Park, Hyun-Wook Cho, Jaewoo Choi
  • Patent number: 11592939
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display device including a display panel, an input sensing layer, a display controller that drives the display panel and outputs a synchronization signal including information about an operating frequency of the display panel, and a sensing controller that receives the synchronization signal and determines an operating frequency of the input sensing layer based on the synchronization signal. A driving frame of the display panel includes a first section during which an image is not displayed and a second section during which an image is displayed. During the driving frame, the display controller transmits a data signal for displaying an image to the display panel. The synchronization signal includes a first pulse corresponding to a timing of the first section, and a second pulse corresponding to a timing of the second section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min-Hong Kim, Hyun-Wook Cho, Taejoon Kim, Jungmok Park
  • Publication number: 20230058621
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display device including a display panel, an input sensing layer, a display controller that drives the display panel and outputs a synchronization signal including information about an operating frequency of the display panel, and a sensing controller that receives the synchronization signal and determines an operating frequency of the input sensing layer based on the synchronization signal. A driving frame of the display panel includes a first section during which an image is not displayed and a second section during which an image is displayed. During the driving frame, the display controller transmits a data signal for displaying an image to the display panel. The synchronization signal includes a first pulse corresponding to a timing of the first section, and a second pulse corresponding to a timing of the second section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2022
    Publication date: February 23, 2023
    Inventors: MIN-HONG KIM, HYUN-WOOK CHO, TAEJOON KIM, JUNGMOK PARK
  • Publication number: 20230052993
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a touch detection device that can increase the emission efficiency while maintaining touch detecting performance by improving the structure of touch electrodes. According to an embodiment of the disclosure, a touch detection device comprising a first touch insulating layer, a connection electrode disposed on the first touch insulating layer, a second touch insulating layer disposed on the connection electrode, a driving electrode disposed on a second touch insulating layer and connected to the connection electrode through at least one touch contact hole, and a sensing electrode disposed on the second touch and spaced apart from the driving electrode, wherein at least one of the driving electrode and the sensing electrode a conductive metal electrode and a metal oxide electrode which is oxidized.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2022
    Publication date: February 16, 2023
    Inventors: Jung Mok PARK, Min Hong KIM, Tae Joon KIM, Jin Woo PARK, Wan Kee JUN, Hyun Wook CHO
  • Patent number: 11579738
    Abstract: A circuit board including: a body part including a driving chip; a pad part including a plurality of pads connected to a plurality of lines, wherein the pad part extends in a first direction from the body part; and a line part including a first line of the lines, wherein the first line is electrically connected to the driving chip, the line part extends in the first direction from the body part, and the line part is bendable with respect to a bending line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun-Wook Cho, Min-Hong Kim, Sangkook Kim, TaeJoon Kim, Jungmok Park
  • Publication number: 20230041419
    Abstract: A display device is described including a display panel for displaying an image and an input sensing unit disposed on the display panel for sensing a user input. The input sensing unit includes: an electrode unit including first electrodes and second electrodes which intersect each other and a control unit for determining the proximity of an object or the shape of the object, based on capacitance change values of the first electrodes and the second electrodes. In a first mode the input sensing unit is driven using a self-capacitance method. The control unit may merge the capacitance change values, and determine the proximity of the object based on the merged value. In a second mode based on mutual capacitance, the control unit may determine the shape of the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2022
    Publication date: February 9, 2023
    Inventors: JAE WOO CHOI, TAE JOON KIM, EUN SOL SEO, HYUN WOOK CHO
  • Publication number: 20230043335
    Abstract: An electronic device including: a display layer; and a sensor layer that includes: first electrodes in a sensing area and having different lengths; second electrodes in the sensing area; first cross electrodes in the sensing area; second cross electrodes in the sensing area and having different lengths; pads in a peripheral area; first lines extended from the first electrodes at a first side of the sensing area towards the pads; second lines extended from the second electrodes at a second side of the sensing area towards the pads; first cross lines extending from the first cross electrodes towards the pads; and second cross lines extending from the second cross electrodes towards the pads, the first lines being different from the second lines in number, and the first cross lines being different from the second cross lines in number.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2022
    Publication date: February 9, 2023
    Inventors: JUNGMOK PARK, Tae Yong EOM, Hyun-Wook CHO, Dongjin MOON, Yeri JEONG
  • Publication number: 20230030916
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel including pixels, a touch panel including electrodes, a proximity sensor which is adjacent to the touch panel and detects proximity with respect to an object based on a capacitance variation, a display driver which drives the display panel and a touch controller which drives the touch panel and the proximity sensor. Here, the touch controller provides a negative voltage to the proximity sensor when the proximity sensor detects that the object approaches the proximity sensor such that a shortest distance from the object to the proximity sensor is equal to or less than a first reference distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2022
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Inventors: JUNSEONG LEE, BOGEUN YUK, MIN-HONG KIM, TAEJOON KIM, EUNGKWAN LEE, HYUN-WOOK CHO
  • Patent number: 11567605
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel and an input sensor disposed on the display panel and operable in a first mode and a second mode different from the first mode, wherein the input sensor may include a plurality of sensing electrodes, a plurality of sensing wirings electrically connected to the plurality of sensing electrodes, respectively, and a blocking part covering the plurality of sensing wirings. The blocking part is configured to be floated in the first mode and to receive a substantially constant voltage in the second mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun-Wook Cho, Min-Hong Kim, Taejoon Kim, Jungmok Park
  • Publication number: 20230022093
    Abstract: A display device including: a display panel configured to display an image in units of a frame; an input sensor disposed on the display panel, and configured to sense an external input; a panel driver configured to control driving of the display panel in response to a synchronization signal; and a sensor controller configured to control driving of the input sensor, wherein the sensor controller receives the synchronization signal from the panel driver and outputs a plurality of transmission signals to the input sensor, and the plurality of transmission signals are varyingly generated based on the synchronization signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2022
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Inventors: Jinwoo Park, Taejoon Kim, Jungmok Park, Il Ho Lee, Wankee Jun, Hyun-Wook Cho
  • Patent number: 11537235
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display layer; a sensor layer on the display layer; a sensor driving part to provide a transmission signal to the sensor layer; and a display driving part to drive the display layer. The display layer includes: a plurality of pixels; first scan lines electrically connected to a first group of pixels; second scan lines electrically connected to a second group of pixels; and data lines electrically connected to the plurality of pixels. The display driving part is to drive the first scan lines, the second scan lines, and the data lines, and to alternately provide a pixel data signal and a compensation signal to data lines corresponding to the first group of pixels and data lines corresponding to the second group of pixels, the compensation signal being a signal that is complementary to at least one of the pixel data signal or the transmission signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sanghyun Lim, Hyun-Wook Cho
  • Publication number: 20220391069
    Abstract: A display device including: pixels; a data driver configured to start outputting data voltages to at least some of the pixels at a first time during a horizontal period, and end outputting the data voltages at a second time during the horizontal period; sensors; and a sensor driver configured to change a logic level of a sensing signal of at least some of the sensors at a third time different from the first time and the second time during the horizontal period, wherein at least one of the first time, the second time, and the third time is changed according to a number of times a logic level of a vertical synchronization signal is changed while a logic level of a horizontal synchronization signal is maintained.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Inventors: Hyun Wook CHO, Min Hong KIM, Jung Mok PARK, II Ho LEE
  • Patent number: 11520449
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes an electronic panel including a plurality of sensing groups spaced apart from each other, and an electronic module overlapping with the electronic panel in a plan view. Each of the sensing groups includes a first sensing electrode extending in a second direction, and second sensing electrodes spaced apart from each other in the second direction, located on the same layer as the first sensing electrode, and face the first sensing electrode in a first direction. An opening overlapping with the electronic module and penetrating a first sensing group of the sensing groups is defined in the electronic panel, and at least one selected from the first sensing electrode and the second sensing electrodes of the first sensing group extends along an edge of the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Joo-Hyeon Jeong, Taejoon Kim, Hyun-Wook Cho, Jaewoo Choi
  • Publication number: 20220365651
    Abstract: An input sensing unit may include the following elements: a first sensing electrode including first sensors and a first connector coupling the first sensors; a second sensing electrode including second sensors and a second connector coupling the second sensors; a first sensing line including first sensing line parts and a third connector coupling the first sensing line parts; a second sensing line; and an insulating layer including a first insulating side and a second insulating side opposite the first insulating side. The first sensing line parts may overlap the first sensors and may be disposed on the first insulating side. The second sensing line may overlap the second sensors and may be disposed on the first insulating side. The first sensors may be disposed on the second insulating side. The second sensors may be disposed on the second insulating side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Inventors: Hyun Wook CHO, Tae Joon KIM, Eun Sol SEO, Eung Kwan LEE, Jae Woo CHOI
  • Publication number: 20220361337
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel including a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, the second surface having a first area and a second area surrounding the first area, a conductive sheet disposed on the second surface of the display panel and including a first conductive line disposed in the first area and extending in a first direction and a conductive layer disposed in the second area, a first circuit board bending from the first surface to the second surface to be connected to a first end of the first conductive line, and a second circuit board spaced apart from the first circuit board in the first direction, the second circuit board bending from the first surface to the second surface to be connected to a second end opposite to the first end of the first conductive line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: MIN-HONG KIM, Hyun-Wook CHO, Taejoon KIM, Jungmok PARK