Patents by Inventor Ji-hun Ryu

Ji-hun Ryu 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: 20210225989
    Abstract: A display device including a substrate; a display element layer on the substrate, the display element layer including light emitting devices; a circuit element layer between the substrate and the display element layer, the circuit element layer including signal lines and light transmitting areas which are located between the signal lines in a plan view and allow light to be transmitted therethrough; a first light blocking layer between the substrate and the circuit element layer, the first light blocking layer including first openings; and a second light blocking layer on the first light blocking layer, the second light blocking layer including second openings. The second light blocking layer includes second sub-light blocking layers disposed to be spaced apart from each other, the second sub-light blocking layers each having the second openings. The first openings of the first light blocking layer overlaps with an area between the second sub-light blocking layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Ji Hun RYU, II Nam KIM, Won Sang PARK, Eun Jin SUNG, Seong Ryong LEE, Jong Hyun LEE
  • Publication number: 20210225970
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate comprising a plurality of pixel areas and a non-pixel area surrounding each of the plurality of pixel areas. The non-pixel area includes a plurality of first areas and a second area surrounding the plurality of first areas. A functional layer is disposed on the substrate and includes a plurality of first holes defined through the functional layer and overlapping the plurality of first areas. An element layer is disposed on the functional layer. A pixel definition layer is disposed on the element layer overlaps the non-pixel area. The pixel definition layer includes pixel openings defined therethrough. The pixel openings overlap the plurality of pixel areas. A plurality of light emitting elements is disposed on the element layer and is disposed in the pixel openings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Ji-hun RYU, IlNam KIM, Jae-Kyoung KIM, WonSang PARK, Eunjin SUNG, SEONGRYONG LEE, Jonghyun LEE
  • Patent number: 11069755
    Abstract: A display panel includes a flexible electrochromic substrate comprising a first flexible substrate layer, a second flexible substrate layer opposing to the first flexible substrate layer and an electrochromic part disposed between the first and second flexible substrate layers and configured to discolor in response to a driving signal, a transistor layer disposed on the flexible electrochromic substrate, the transistor layer comprising a plurality of transistors and an organic light emitting diode layer disposed on the flexible electrochromic substrate on which the transistor layer is disposed, the organic light emitting diode layer comprising a plurality of organic light emitting diodes connected to the plurality of transistors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Inventors: Seung-Ho Jung, Chaun-Gi Choi, Yo-Seoph Ko, Ji-Hun Ryu, Tae-Kyung Ahn, Joo-Hee Jeon
  • Patent number: 11024682
    Abstract: The fingerprint sensor may include: a light transmitting hole array layer including a plurality of light blocking patterns having a plurality of light transmitting holes to form light transmitting paths of light rays; a sensor layer including a plurality of photo sensors configured to sense light rays that pass through the light transmitting holes and are incident on the sensor layer; and metal patterns configured to apply electrical signals to pixels or the light blocking patterns. A gap between the light blocking patterns may overlap with at least some of the metal patterns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Il Nam Kim, Yun Ho Kim, Ji Hun Ryu, Eun Jin Sung
  • Patent number: 10977468
    Abstract: An optical unit and a display device including same. The optical unit is for a fingerprint sensor of the display device, and the optical unit includes a first prism to block light rays incident at an angle greater than a detection target incident angle; and a second prism disposed under the first prism to block light rays incident at an angle less than the detection target incident angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Inventors: Ji Hun Ryu, Katsumasa Yoshii, Yun Ho Kim, Il Nam Kim, Eun Jin Sung
  • Patent number: 10971563
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting display apparatus for selectively realizing circular polarization according to external light conditions, including a substrate; an organic light-emitting device on the substrate; a sealing member on the organic light-emitting device; a phase retardation layer on a surface of the substrate, the organic light-emitting device, or the sealing member; and a linear polarization layer on another surface of the substrate, the organic light-emitting device, or the sealing member, wherein the linear polarization layer is located to be closer to a source of external light than the phase retardation layer, and wherein the linear polarization layer comprises a photochromic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Oh-June Kwon, Kwan-Hee Lee, Seung-Yong Song, Young-Seo Choi, Jin-Hwan Jeon, Sun-Young Jung, Ji-Hun Ryu, Young-Cheol Joo
  • Publication number: 20210056282
    Abstract: A display device including a display panel having a display area including a plurality of pixels and a non-display area surrounding at least one side of the display area, a light blocking layer at least partially overlapping the display area and including opening portions for selectively passing incident light, and a power supply device configured to supply power to the pixels and the light blocking layer, in which the power supply device is configured to apply control power having a different voltage value in correspondence with a type of an image to be displayed in the display area to the light blocking layer, during a display period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Il Nam KIM, Jae Kyoung KIM, Ji Hun RYU, Eun Jin SUNG, Seong Ryong LEE, Jong Hyun LEE
  • Publication number: 20210055826
    Abstract: A display device includes a fingerprint sensor including a first layer having at least one photo sensor to generate a fingerprint image corresponding to reflected light from a fingerprint contact surface, light emitting elements to transmit light reflected by the fingerprint, and a second layer including pin holes to allow reflected light to be incident upon the at least one photo sensor; and fingerprint detector to receive the fingerprint image from the fingerprint sensor, to extract a first image corresponding to a first region of the fingerprint and a second image corresponding to a second region of the fingerprint, to compare the first and second images to determine similarity, and to perform fingerprint authentication, based on similarity determination, where the fingerprint first region is in contact with the fingerprint contact surface and the fingerprint second region is not in contact with the fingerprint contact surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Won Sang PARK, Jin Oh Kwag, II Nam Kim, Ji Hun Ryu, Seung Hyun Moon, Bong Hyun You, Jong Hyun Lee, Hee Chul Hwang
  • Publication number: 20210034832
    Abstract: Provided is a display device. The display device includes a display panel which includes a base substrate, a thin-film transistor layer on the base substrate, and a light emitting element layer comprising light emitting elements on the thin-film transistor layer; a cover window on the light emitting element layer of the display panel; and a fingerprint recognition sensor layer under the display panel. The base substrate includes a first base, a second base on the first base, and a light blocking layer between the first base and the second base, and the light blocking layer includes holes through which light reflected by a finger touching the cover window passes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Jong Hyun LEE, Ji Hun RYU, Il Nam KIM, Jong In BAEK, Eun Jin SUNG
  • Publication number: 20200394381
    Abstract: A display deice is provided including a substrate. The substrate includes a display region that includes a plurality of pixels and a sensing region provided in at least one region of the display region. A circuit element layer is disposed on the substrate, the circuit element layer includes a plurality of conductive layers. A light emitting element layer is provided on the circuit element layer. The light emitting element layer includes a plurality of light emitting elements. A sensor layer is disposed on the substrate. The sensor layer includes a plurality of photo sensor units each including sensor pixels. The photo sensor units are arranged in an irregular pattern in the sensing region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: JI HUN RYU, Il Nam Kim, Jong Hyun Lee, Jae Kyoung Kim, Eun Jin Sung, Seong Ryong Lee
  • Publication number: 20200380239
    Abstract: According to an aspect of the invention, a fingerprint sensor for a display device includes: a substrate having first and second surfaces; a light transmission layer including a first layer disposed on the first surface of the substrate and having first openings in at least one first conductive layer, and a second layer disposed on the first surface of the substrate and having second openings in at least one second conductive layer; a light emitting element layer disposed on the first layer and the second layer and having at least one light emitting element; and a sensor layer disposed on the second surface of the substrate and having light sensors, where at least a portion of the first openings and at least a portion of the second openings at least partially overlap and have different sizes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Jong Hyun LEE, Il Nam KIM, Ji Hun RYU, Eun Jin SUNG, Seong Ryong LEE
  • Publication number: 20200381492
    Abstract: A fingerprint sensor includes: a substrate; a circuit element layer on a first surface of the substrate and including a plurality of conductive layers; a light emitting element layer on the circuit element layer and including light emitting elements and a light shielding layer; and a light sensor layer on a second surface of the substrate and including light sensors, wherein the light shielding layer includes contact holes exposing first electrodes of the light emitting elements, and first opening portions exposing a portion of the circuit element layer, and the circuit element layer includes second opening portions formed in the plurality of conductive layers and includes a light transmission hole of which at least a portion overlaps the first opening portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Ji Hun RYU, Jin Oh KWAG
  • Publication number: 20200343312
    Abstract: A display device includes a light sensing array layer (LSAL), a substrate, a selective light transmission layer (SLTL), a pixel circuit layer (PCL), a display element layer (DEL), and pixels. The LSAL includes an optical sensor to sense incident light. The substrate is on the LSAL and includes a display area (DA) including pixel areas (PAs), and a non-DA adjacent to the DA. The SLTL is disposed on the substrate and includes through-holes to form a path of light onto the optical sensor, and a light-blocking conductive pattern (LBCP) between the through-holes. The PCL is disposed on the SLTL and includes a conductive layer and an insulation layer. The DEL is disposed on the PCL and emits light. Each pixel includes a pixel circuit disposed on the PCL, and a light emitting element on the DEL in a corresponding pixel area. The LBCP is electrically connected to the conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Ji Hun Ryu, Eun Jin Sung, Yun Ho Kim, Il Nam Kim, Won Sang Park
  • Patent number: 10817696
    Abstract: A display device includes a base, a photosensor disposed on a surface of the base, a light emitting element disposed on the photosensor that includes a bottom electrode, an upper electrode and a light emitting layer interposed between the bottom electrode and the upper electrode, and a light condenser disposed on the light emitting element. The light condenser does not overlap the bottom electrode in a plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsumasa Yoshii, Ji Hun Ryu, Yun Ho Kim, Il Nam Kim, Han Yung Jung
  • Publication number: 20200219946
    Abstract: A display device including a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix includes a substrate, a first anode disposed on the substrate, and opaque conductive layers disposed between the substrate and the first anode, in which the plurality of pixels include an opening pixel including a first anode arrangement region, a pinhole region located around the first anode arrangement region and surrounded by the first anode, and a first anode non-arrangement region including an exposed region located outside the first anode, and the opaque conductive layers completely cover the exposed region and at least partially expose the pinhole region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Ji Hun RYU, Yun Ho KIM, Il Nam KIM, Eun Jin SUNG
  • Publication number: 20200219948
    Abstract: The fingerprint sensor may include: a light transmitting hole an-ay layer including a plurality of light blocking patterns having a plurality of light transmitting holes to form light transmitting paths of light rays; a sensor layer including a plurality of photo sensors configured to sense light rays that pass through the light transmitting holes and are incident on the sensor layer; and metal patterns configured to apply electrical signals to pixels or the light blocking patterns. A gap between the light blocking patterns may overlap with at least some of the metal patterns.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Il Nam Kim, Yun Ho Kim, Ji Hun Ryu, Eun Jin Sung
  • Patent number: 10671225
    Abstract: A touch sensor includes: a first insulating layer disposed on a substrate; a plurality of first touch sensing cells disposed on the first insulating layer and coupled to each other in a first direction by first coupling patterns; a plurality of second touch sensing cells disposed on the first insulating layer and coupled to each other in a second direction by second coupling patterns; and a second insulating layer disposed on the first touch sensing cells and the second touch sensing cells. At least one of the first insulating layer or the second insulating layer includes a piezoelectric material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Han Yung Jung, Chaun Gi Choi, Ji Hun Ryu, Jung Ha Son, Tae Kyung Ahn
  • Publication number: 20200104562
    Abstract: A display device may include: a first substrate including pixel areas; a circuit element layer disposed on a first surface of the first substrate, and including at least one conductive layer; a light emitting element layer disposed on the circuit element layer; pixels each including a circuit element and a light emitting element disposed on the circuit element layer and the light emitting element layer in a corresponding one of the pixel areas; a first light transmitting hole array layer including first light transmitting holes distributed in the circuit element layer; and a photo sensor array layer disposed on a second surface of the first substrate and configured to overlap with the first light transmitting hole array layer, the photo sensor array layer comprising photo sensors. The first light transmitting holes may include openings distributed in the at least one conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Eun Jin SUNG, Ji Hun Ryu, Yun Ho Kim, II Nam Kim, Won Sang Park, Jong In Baek, Katsumasa Yoshii
  • Publication number: 20200065547
    Abstract: An optical unit and a display device including same. The optical unit is for a fingerprint sensor of the display device, and the optical unit includes a first prism to block light rays incident at an angle greater than a detection target incident angle; and a second prism disposed under the first prism to block light rays incident at an angle less than the detection target incident angle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Ji Hun RYU, Katsumasa YOSHII, Yun Ho KIM, Il Nam KIM, Eun Jin SUNG
  • Publication number: 20190278968
    Abstract: A display device includes a base, a photosensor disposed on a surface of the base, a light emitting element disposed on the photosensor that includes a bottom electrode, an upper electrode and a light emitting layer interposed between the bottom electrode and the upper electrode, and a light condenser disposed on the light emitting element. The light condenser does not overlap the bottom electrode in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Katsumasa Yoshii, Ji Hun Ryu, Yun Ho Kim, Il Nam Kim, Han Yung Jung