Patents by Inventor Kazune MATSUMURA

Kazune MATSUMURA 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: 20210255514
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device includes: a substrate; a display region; a peripheral region; signal lines; terminals; wires coupling the terminals and the signal lines in the peripheral region; and first and second metal layers in different layers perpendicularly to the substrate and an insulating film in the peripheral region. The peripheral region includes: a first wiring region, in which the wires are electrically coupled to the signal lines; a second wiring region between the first wiring region and the terminals, and in which at least one or more wires pass through the first and second metal layers; and a third wiring region between the first and second wiring regions, and in which the wires extend in a second direction intersecting the first direction. The third wiring region includes contacts coupling the first and second metal layers, and a virtual line connecting the contacts has a curved shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Gen KOIDE, Hiroyuki ABE, Kazune MATSUMURA
  • Patent number: 11073732
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a display portion, a non-display portion around the display portion, a scanning line located in the display portion, a feed line at a common potential located in the non-display portion, a scanning line drive circuit located in the non-display portion and supplying a scanning signal to the scanning line, a first wiring line group located between the feed line and the scanning line drive circuit and connected to the scanning line drive circuit, and a transparent conductive film electrically connected to the feed line and covering the feed line, the first wiring line group and the scanning line drive circuit. The transparent conductive film has an opening overlapping the first wiring line group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Abe, Kazune Matsumura, Gen Koide
  • Publication number: 20210223897
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device with a sensor includes: a substrate including a display region and a peripheral region on a periphery of the display region; detection electrodes arranged in a row-column configuration in the display region; and detection lines coupled to the respective detection electrodes. A shape of the substrate in a plan view includes a curve of a curved portion. The detection electrodes include a first electrode and a second electrode having a shape different from that of the first electrode in a plan view. The second electrode is juxtaposed with the curved portion. The detection lines each include a first line coupled to the first electrode and a second line coupled to the second electrode. The second line passes from the display region across the peripheral region and extends to a position overlapping with the second electrode in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki ABE, Yoshinori AOKI, Kazune MATSUMURA, Masateru MORIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210181568
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate, a display region in which a plurality of pixels are provided on the substrate and that has a first side, a second side, a third side, a fourth side, and a plurality of curved portions, a peripheral region located between an end portion of the substrate and the display region, a plurality of scan lines extending in a first direction, a plurality of signal lines extending in a second direction, at least one gate driver arranged in the peripheral region and coupled to the scan lines, a signal line coupling circuit arranged in the peripheral region and coupled to the signal lines, a plurality of terminals aligned in the peripheral region, and a plurality of wiring lines coupling the terminals and the signal line coupling circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2021
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroyuki ABE, Kazune MATSUMURA, Gen KOIDE, Kentaro AGATA
  • Patent number: 11029573
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device includes: a substrate; a display region; a peripheral region; signal lines; terminals; wires coupling the terminals and the signal lines in the peripheral region; and first and second metal layers in different layers perpendicularly to the substrate and an insulating film in the peripheral region. The peripheral region includes: a first wiring region, in which the wires are electrically coupled to the signal lines; a second wiring region between the first wiring region and the terminals, and in which at least one or more wires pass through the first and second metal layers; and a third wiring region between the first and second wiring regions, and in which the wires extend in a second direction intersecting the first direction. The third wiring region includes contacts coupling the first and second metal layers, and a virtual line connecting the contacts has a curved shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Gen Koide, Hiroyuki Abe, Kazune Matsumura
  • Patent number: 11003273
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device with a sensor includes: a substrate including a display region and a peripheral region on a periphery of the display region; detection electrodes arranged in a row-column configuration in the display region; and detection lines coupled to the respective detection electrodes. A shape of the substrate in a plan view includes a curve of a curved portion. The detection electrodes include a first electrode and a second electrode having a shape different from that of the first electrode in a plan view. The second electrode is juxtaposed with the curved portion. The detection lines each include a first line coupled to the first electrode and a second line coupled to the second electrode. The second line passes from the display region across the peripheral region and extends to a position overlapping with the second electrode in a plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Abe, Yoshinori Aoki, Kazune Matsumura, Masateru Morimoto
  • Publication number: 20210081067
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a display portion including a first electrode, a second electrode, first pixel electrodes overlapping the first electrode, and second pixel electrodes overlapping the second electrode, first wiring lines connected to the first electrode, second wiring lines connected to the second electrode, and a control unit electrically connected to the first wiring lines and the second wiring lines. The display portion has a first end portion farthest from the control unit and a second end portion nearest to the control unit. The first electrode is adjacent to the first end portion. The second electrode is adjacent to the second end portion. The number of first wiring lines is a same as the number of second wiring lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Kazune MATSUMURA, Hiroyuki ABE, Hiroshi TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210033910
    Abstract: In an IPS-mode liquid crystal display device, the area of a terminal portion is decreased. A liquid crystal display device includes a TFT substrate and a counter substrate attached to the TFT substrate with a sealing material, and includes a display region and a terminal portion formed on the TFT substrate. A shielding transparent, conductive film is formed on the outer side of the counter substrate. On the terminal portion, an earth pad formed with a transparent conductive film is formed on an organic passivation film. The shielding transparent conductive film is connected to the earth pad through a conductor. Below organic passivation film of the terminal portion, a wire is formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroyuki ABE, Kentaro Agata, Masaki Murase, Kazune Matsumura
  • Publication number: 20210026481
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device with a sensor includes: a substrate including a display region and a peripheral region on a periphery of the display region; detection electrodes arranged in a row-column configuration in the display region; and detection lines coupled to the respective detection electrodes. A shape of the substrate in a plan view includes a curve of a curved portion. The detection electrodes include a first electrode and a second electrode having a shape different from that of the first electrode in a plan view. The second electrode is juxtaposed with the curved portion. The detection lines each include a first line coupled to the first electrode and a second line coupled to the second electrode. The second line passes from the display region across the peripheral region and extends to a position overlapping with the second electrode in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki ABE, Yoshinori AOKI, Kazune MATSUMURA, Masateru MORIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210018808
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device includes: a first substrate having a first side and a second side opposed to the first side; a display region provided with pixels; a first partial peripheral region between the first side and the display region; a second partial peripheral region between the second side and the display region; a plurality of signal lines configured to supply signals to switching elements in the pixels; a plurality of first terminals provided in the first partial peripheral region and configured to be electrically coupled to a driver integrated circuit; a plurality of second terminals provided in the second partial peripheral region and configured to be supplied with signals for inspection; and a first coupling circuit provided between the first terminals and the display region in the first partial peripheral region and configured to switch between coupling and decoupling the signal lines and the second terminals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Gen KOIDE, Hiroyuki ABE, Kazune MATSUMURA
  • Publication number: 20210011349
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device includes: a substrate; a display region; a peripheral region; signal lines; terminals; wires coupling the terminals and the signal lines in the peripheral region; and first and second metal layers in different layers perpendicularly to the substrate and an insulating film in the peripheral region. The peripheral region includes: a first wiring region, in which the wires are electrically coupled to the signal lines; a second wiring region between the first wiring region and the terminals, and in which at least one or more wires pass through the first and second metal layers; and a third wiring region between the first and second wiring regions, and in which the wires extend in a second direction intersecting the first direction. The third wiring region includes contacts coupling the first and second metal layers, and a virtual line connecting the contacts has a curved shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Gen Koide, Hiroyuki Abe, Kazune Matsumura
  • Patent number: 10845655
    Abstract: In an IPS-mode liquid crystal display device, the area of a terminal portion is decreased. A liquid crystal display device includes a TFT substrate and a counter substrate attached to the TFT substrate with a sealing material, and includes a display region and a terminal portion formed on the TFT substrate. A shielding transparent conductive film is formed on the outer side of the counter substrate. On the terminal portion, an earth pad formed with a transparent conductive film is formed on an organic passivation film. The shielding transparent conductive film is connected to the earth pad through a conductor. Below organic passivation film of the terminal portion, a wire is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Abe, Kentaro Agata, Masaki Murase, Kazune Matsumura
  • Patent number: 10838275
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device includes: a substrate; a display region; a peripheral region; signal lines; terminals; wires coupling the terminals and the signal lines in the peripheral region; and first and second metal layers in different layers perpendicularly to the substrate and an insulating film in the peripheral region. The peripheral region includes: a first wiring region, in which the wires are electrically coupled to the signal lines; a second wiring region between the first wiring region and the terminals, and in which at least one or more wires pass through the first and second metal layers; and a third wiring region between the first and second wiring regions, and in which the wires extend in a second direction intersecting the first direction. The third wiring region includes contacts coupling the first and second metal layers, and a virtual line connecting the contacts has a curved shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Gen Koide, Hiroyuki Abe, Kazune Matsumura
  • Patent number: 10838532
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device with a sensor includes: a substrate including a display region and a peripheral region on a periphery of the display region; detection electrodes arranged in a row-column configuration in the display region; and detection lines coupled to the respective detection electrodes. A shape of the substrate in a plan view includes a curve of a curved portion. The detection electrodes include a first electrode and a second electrode having a shape different from that of the first electrode in a plan view. The second electrode is juxtaposed with the curved portion. The detection lines each include a first line coupled to the first electrode and a second line coupled to the second electrode. The second line passes from the display region across the peripheral region and extends to a position overlapping with the second electrode in a plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Abe, Yoshinori Aoki, Kazune Matsumura, Masateru Morimoto
  • Patent number: 10831076
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device includes: a first substrate having a first side and a second side opposed to the first side; a display region provided with pixels; a first partial peripheral region between the first side and the display region; a second partial peripheral region between the second side and the display region; a plurality of signal lines configured to supply signals to switching elements in the pixels; a plurality of first terminals provided in the first partial peripheral region and configured to be electrically coupled to a driver integrated circuit; a plurality of second terminals provided in the second partial peripheral region and configured to be supplied with signals for inspection; and a first coupling circuit provided between the first terminals and the display region in the first partial peripheral region and configured to switch between coupling and decoupling the signal lines and the second terminals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Gen Koide, Hiroyuki Abe, Kazune Matsumura
  • Patent number: 10782547
    Abstract: A second substrate has detection electrodes of a touch panel, each of pixels has a pixel electrode and a counter electrode, the counter electrode is divided into a plurality of blocks, the counter electrodes of the respective divided blocks are commonly provided for the respective pixels of the plurality of display lines in series, and the counter electrodes also serve as scanning electrodes of the touch panel, and a counter electrode selector circuit that selects the counter electrodes. The counter electrode selector circuit includes an address decoder circuit that selects the counter electrodes of the respective blocks for a given period, and a selector circuit that applies a touch panel scanning voltage to the counter electrode of the block selected by the address decoder circuit, and applies a counter voltage to the counter electrodes of the blocks not selected by the address decoder circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Aoki, Keita Sasanuma, Kazune Matsumura
  • Publication number: 20200241347
    Abstract: In an IPS-mode liquid crystal display device, the area of a terminal portion is decreased. A liquid crystal display device includes a TFT substrate and a counter substrate attached to the TFT substrate with a sealing material, and includes a display region and a terminal portion formed on the TFT substrate. A shielding transparent conductive film is formed on the outer side of the counter substrate. On the terminal portion, an earth pad formed with a transparent conductive film is formed on an organic passivation film. The shielding transparent conductive film is connected to the earth pad through a conductor. Below organic passivation film of the terminal portion, a wire is formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroyuki ABE, Kentaro AGATA, Masaki MURASE, Kazune MATSUMURA
  • Publication number: 20200192170
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a display portion, a non-display portion around the display portion, a scanning line located in the display portion, a feed line at a common potential located in the non-display portion, a scanning line drive circuit located in the non-display portion and supplying a scanning signal to the scanning line, a first wiring line group located between the feed line and the scanning line drive circuit and connected to the scanning line drive circuit, and a transparent conductive film electrically connected to the feed line and covering the feed line, the first wiring line group and the scanning line drive circuit. The transparent conductive film has an opening overlapping the first wiring line group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki ABE, Kazune MATSUMURA, Gen KOIDE
  • Patent number: 10656479
    Abstract: In an IPS-mode liquid crystal display device, the area of a terminal portion is decreased. A liquid crystal display device includes a TFT substrate and a counter substrate attached to the TFT substrate with a sealing material, and includes a display region and a terminal portion formed on the TFT substrate. A shielding transparent conductive film is formed on the outer side of the counter substrate. On the terminal portion, an earth pad formed with a transparent conductive film is formed on an organic passivation film. The shielding transparent conductive film is connected to the earth pad through a conductor. Below organic passivation film of the terminal portion, a wire is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Abe, Kentaro Agata, Masaki Murase, Kazune Matsumura
  • Patent number: 10545597
    Abstract: A display device having a Near Field Communication (NFC) function and a display panel installed with the touch panel function comprising: the common voltage is applied to all the display electrodes (Tx1 through Txn) during a display operation; the voltage for the touch panel is successively applied to the display electrodes during the touch panel operation; a first circuit, which changes between the display operation and the touch panel operation, is formed at a first side of the display area, a second circuit, which changes between the image display operation and the touch panel operation, is formed at a second side of the display area; the first circuit supplies the voltage for the touch panel to a selected display electrode and supplies the common electrode to other electrodes; the second switch circuit does not supply voltage to the selected display electrode and supplies the common voltage to other electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Abe, Kazune Matsumura, Naoki Miyanaga