Patents by Inventor Jung Sun You

Jung Sun You 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: 20200409181
    Abstract: A light modulation device is disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a light modulation device includes a first polymer film substrate, a second polymer film substrate, an active liquid crystal layer disposed between the first and second polymer film substrates, wherein the active liquid crystal layer is capable of switching between a first orientation state and a second orientation state different from the first orientation state under an applied voltage, the first and second polymer film substrates have an in-plane retardation of 4,000 nm or more for light having a wavelength of 550 nm, a ratio of an elongation (E1) in a first direction to an elongation (E2) in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction of 3 or more, and wherein an angle formed by the first directions of the first and second polymer film substrates is in a range of 0 degrees to 10 degrees.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Min Jun Gim, Dong Hyun Oh, Jung Sun You, Eun Jung Lim, Jin Hong Kim, Hyun Jun Lee, Nam Hun Kim
  • Patent number: 10845654
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an optical device and an optical device is provided. The manufacturing method is capable of minimizing or eliminating dotting unevenness that may occur when an optical device is manufactured by a dotting process. In particular, even when a large cell gap is present or a polymer substrate is applied as a substrate so that high-temperature heat treatment is impossible, such method of the present application can provide an alignment film having improved orientation by improving the dotting unevenness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Sun You, Dong Ho Ko, Hyo Jin Lee, In Ju Mun, Nam Gyu Kim, Hyun Jun Lee
  • Publication number: 20200354634
    Abstract: A coating composition, a method for manufacturing a substrate using the same, and an optical device are provided. The method for manufacturing the substrate provides the substrate having excellent performance, as the substrate has fixed spacers on its surface; by using a single layer in which nanoparticles and spacers are dispersed in an alignment film to reduce processes and cost. The optical device may be manufactured by such method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun Jun Lee, Jung Sun You, Dong Hyun Oh, Eun Jung Lim
  • Publication number: 20200276750
    Abstract: A substrate and a method for producing the same are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a substrate includes a base layer, a black layer formed on the base layer, and column spacers formed on the black layer, wherein a loss rate of spacers measured by a peel test is 15% or less. The substrate can have excellent adhesiveness of the spacer to the base layer or the black layer and ensuring appropriate darkening properties. The method can effectively produce such a substrate without adverse effects such as occurrence of foreign materials without separate treatment such as heat treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Cheol Ock Song, Seung Heon Lee, Ji Young Hwang, Han Min Seo, Nam Seok Bae, Jin Woo Park, Jung Sun You
  • Publication number: 20200233252
    Abstract: A substrate having a spacer thereon and an optical device including the same are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a substrate includes a base layer, a transparent column spacer formed on the base layer, and a black layer present between the transparent column spacer and the base layer. In some embodiments, an alignment film is present on the spacer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Nam Seok Bae, Seung Heon Lee, Song Ho Jang, Dong Hyun Oh, Jin Woo Park, Ji Young Hwang, Jung Sun You, Han Min Seo, Cheol Ock Song
  • Publication number: 20200225520
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an optical device and an optical device is provided. The manufacturing method is capable of minimizing or eliminating dotting unevenness that may occur when an optical device is manufactured by a dotting process. In particular, even when a large cell gap is present or a polymer substrate is applied as a substrate so that high-temperature heat treatment is impossible, such method of the present application can provide an alignment film having improved orientation by improving the dotting unevenness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Sun You, Dong Ho Ko, Hyo Jin Lee, In Ju Mun, Nam Gyu Kim, Hyun Jun Lee
  • Patent number: 10670799
    Abstract: A backlight unit includes a light guide plate (LGP), a housing that receives the LGP, and a first LGP guide member coupled to the housing. The housing includes a bottom surface, a first sidewall, and a second sidewall. The first and second sidewalls are connected to edges of the bottom surface, are disposed adjacent to each other, and are spaced apart from each other. A first corner of the bottom surface is disposed between the first and second sidewalls, and the first LGP guide member is disposed in a gap between the first and second sidewalls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Won Chul Lee, Dong Jin Park, Taek Sun Shin, Jin Gyu Sim, Jung Gil Oh, Kwang Sun You, Byoung Jin Jin, Jong Hyeon Choi
  • Publication number: 20200159058
    Abstract: A substrate having a spacer formed thereon, a method of making the same, and an optical device including the same are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a substrate includes a base layer, and a black column spacer formed on the base layer, wherein the black column spacer has an optical density in a range of 1.1 to 4, and wherein the black column spacer having a curved portion, wherein a cross section of the curved portion having at least one region having curvature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Cheol Ock Song, Ji Young Hwang, Han Min Seo, Sung Eun Park, Nam Seok Bae, Seung Heon Lee, Jung Sun You
  • Patent number: 10656480
    Abstract: A transmittance-variable film and the use thereof are provided. The transmittance-variable film can be useful in switching between a clear state and a dark state and reducing a difference in contrast ratio between left and right viewing angles, thereby securing excellent bilateral symmetry. Such a transmittance-variable film can be applied to various applications including various materials for buildings or vehicles requiring the control of transmissivity, or eyewear such as goggles for sports or experiencing augmented realities, sunglasses, helmets, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong Hyun Oh, Jung Sun You, Eun Jung Lim, In Ju Mun, Kyung Ki Hong, Kum Suek Seo, Hyo Jin Lee
  • Publication number: 20200150478
    Abstract: A substrate on which spacers are disposed in a certain arrangement state and an optical device using such a substrate are provided. A plurality of spacers are irregularly disposed on a substrate depending on a predetermined rule, so that overall uniform optical characteristics can be ensured without causing a so-called moire phenomenon or the like, while the spacers maintain the uniform cell gap in the construction of the optical device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Han Min Seo, Ji Young Hwang, Hyeon Choi, Seung Heon Lee, Dong Hyun Oh, Jung Sun You, Cheol Ock Song, Nam Seok Bae
  • Patent number: 10642108
    Abstract: This invention relates to a polymer-dispersed liquid crystal device, including a substrate layer; a neutralized first electrode layer formed on the substrate layer; a polymer-dispersed liquid crystal layer formed on the first electrode layer; a neutralized second electrode layer formed on the polymer-dispersed liquid crystal layer; and a substrate layer formed on the second electrode layer, and to a method of manufacturing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Jin Woo, Mi-Kyoung Kim, Jung-Sun You
  • Publication number: 20200124894
    Abstract: A substrate on which a specific type spacer is formed, a substrate comprising an alignment film formed on the spacer, and an optical device using such a substrate are disclosed herein. By controlling the shape of the spacer formed on the substrate, even when the alignment film is formed on the top of the spacer and the orientation treatment is performed, the uniform orientation treatment can be performed without any influence by the step or the like of the spacer, whereby a substrate or the like capable of providing a device having excellent optical performance can be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Han Min Seo, Ji Young Hwang, Cheol Ock Song, Nam Seok Bae, Seung Heon Lee, Dong Hyun Oh, Jung Sun You
  • Patent number: 10509273
    Abstract: A display element, a method for manufacturing the same, and a use thereof are provided. The display element can induce a decrease in driving voltage without reducing a difference in a cell gap, have durability by ensuring proper adhesion characteristics, and, specifically, can effectively overcome a problem of the display element including a vertical alignment adhesive layer, in particular, a problem of increasing driving voltage, which can be generated when the thickness is increased so as to improve the adhesion characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Sun You, Yoon Kyung Kwon, Dong Hyun Oh, Sung Joon Min, Jin Hong Kim, Jung Woon Kim, Eun Jung Lim
  • Patent number: 10473995
    Abstract: A liquid crystal device and the use thereof are provided. The liquid crystal device has an advantage in terms of power consumption since a normally transparent mode may be realized in a state in which an external electric field is not applied, and can exhibit an excellent light blocking characteristic when an external electric field is applied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin Hong Kim, Dong Hyun Oh, Sung Joon Min, Jung Sun You, Jung Woon Kim, Eun Jung Lim
  • Patent number: 10423023
    Abstract: A method of preparing a liquid crystal capsule and the use of the liquid crystal capsule. The liquid crystal capsule has advantages in that transmittance and stability are improved and the degree of scattering is uniform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Hyun Oh, Sung Joon Min, Jung Sun You, Kyung Jun Kim
  • Patent number: 10370591
    Abstract: Provided are a liquid crystal device, a composition capable of forming a liquid crystal layer, a method of manufacturing the liquid crystal device, a system for manufacturing the liquid crystal device, and a use of the liquid crystal device. The liquid crystal device is a device capable of exhibiting, for example, a normally white or black mode, exhibiting a high contrast ratio, driven with a low driving voltage, and exhibiting excellent durability such as thermal stability. Such a liquid crystal device may be applied to various optical modulators such as a smart window, a window protective film, a flexible display device, an active retarder for displaying 3D images, or a viewing angle control film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Joon Min, Jung Sun You, Dong Hyun Oh
  • Patent number: 10329485
    Abstract: A liquid crystal device, a precursor composition, a method of manufacturing a liquid crystal device, an apparatus of manufacturing a liquid crystal device, and use of the liquid crystal device are provided. A device capable of being driven at a low driving voltage can be provided. The device can be realized so that the device can be driven in a normally transparent mode or a normally black mode. Also, the device has other excellent characteristics such as a contrast ratio. Such a liquid crystal device can be applied to various light modulation devices such as smart windows, window-protecting films, flexible display devices, active retarders for displaying 3D images, or viewing angle-adjusting films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Joon Min, Dong Hyun Oh, Jung Sun You, Jin Hong Kim
  • Publication number: 20190179077
    Abstract: A backlight unit includes a light guide plate (LGP), a housing that receives the LGP, and a first LGP guide member coupled to the housing. The housing includes a bottom surface, a first sidewall, and a second sidewall. The first and second sidewalls are connected to edges of the bottom surface, are disposed adjacent to each other, and are spaced apart from each other. A first corner of the bottom surface is disposed between the first and second sidewalls, and the first LGP guide member is disposed in a gap between the first and second sidewalls.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: WON CHUL LEE, Dong Jin Park, Taek Sun Shin, Jin Gyu Sim, Jung Gil Oh, Kwang Sun You, Byoung Jin Jin, Jong Hyeon Choi
  • Publication number: 20190049641
    Abstract: A transmittance-variable film and the use thereof are provided. The transmittance-variable film can be useful in switching between a clear state and a dark state and reducing a difference in contrast ratio between left and right viewing angles, thereby securing excellent bilateral symmetry. Such a transmittance-variable film can be applied to various applications including various materials for buildings or vehicles requiring the control of transmissivity, or eyewear such as goggles for sports or experiencing augmented realities, sunglasses, helmets, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Applicant: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong Hyun Oh, Jung Sun You, Eun Jung Lim, In Ju Mun, Kyung Ki Hong, Kum Suek Seo, Hyo Jin Lee
  • Patent number: D851689
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Dayou Winia Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Myung Dong You, Ye Ji An, Bong Jun Kim, Jung Sun Park