Patents by Inventor Koji Ishizaki

Koji Ishizaki 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: 10969614
    Abstract: A detection device is provided. The detection device includes a first substrate; a plurality of detection electrodes disposed in a matrix configuration in a display region on a plane parallel to the first substrate; a second substrate facing the first substrate; a first conductive layer provided in a peripheral region located outside the display region in planar view; a polarizing plate provided above the second substrate; and a second conductive layer provided between the polarizing plate and the second substrate, wherein the second conductive layer is electrically coupled to the first conductive layer, and the first conductive layer is arranged to be part of an electrically connected loop around the display region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hayato Kurasawa, Koji Ishizaki
  • Publication number: 20210096696
    Abstract: There are provided a display panel with a touch detector that allows the touch detection electrodes to be less visible, a touch panel, and an electronic unit having the display panel with a touch detector. The display panel with a touch detector includes: a display layer including a plurality of display elements arranged side by side; and an electrode layer alternately segmented into first regions and second regions along a first direction, the electrode layer including a plurality of first slits arranged side by side to extend in a second direction, and a plurality of second slits each allowing an adjacent pair of the plurality of first slits in the second regions to be in communication with one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Koji Noguchi, Masanobu Ikeda, Yasuyuki Matsui
  • Patent number: 10936104
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a touch detection device includes first detection electrodes in a detection area, second detection electrodes in the detection area, extending to intersect the first detection electrodes, first control lines connected to the first detection electrodes, respectively, and provided in a non-detection area, and second control lines connected to the second detection electrodes, respectively, and provided in the non-detection area. The second control lines overlap the first control lines at a plurality of positions as seen in plan view, such that areas of overlapping portions in which the first control lines overlap the second control lines are substantially equalized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Chihiro Tanaka, Naoki Takada, Toshihiko Tanaka, Hayato Kurasawa, Koji Ishizaki, Tatsuya Wakimoto, Masaki Miyatake
  • Patent number: 10928945
    Abstract: A sensor-equipped display device is provided including a display panel including a substrate, a sensor drive electrode, and a detection electrode opposed to the sensor drive electrode, wherein the detection electrode includes first and second layers in a first direction, the first layer has a first width in a second direction intersecting the first direction, the second layer has a second width in the second direction, the second width being wider than the first width, the first layer includes first lower and upper surfaces, the first upper surface being between the first lower surface and the second layer, the second layer includes a second lower surface located on the first upper surface, and a second upper surface opposed to the second lower surface, the second lower surface being between the second upper surface and the first layer, the second lower surface has a first region which is in contact with the first upper surface and a second region which is not in contact with the first upper surface, and the
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Daisuke Sonoda, Tatsuya Ide, Hiroyuki Ito
  • Publication number: 20210034218
    Abstract: A touch panel is disclosed herein. In an embodiment, the touch panel includes a substrate with first and second surfaces, a drive electrode facing the first surface, a plurality of touch detection electrodes facing the second surface, and a dummy electrode between adjacent touch detection electrodes. Each touch detection electrode includes a first conductive thin wire extending parallel to the first and second surfaces. The dummy electrode includes a second conductive thin wire extending along the first conductive thin wire. The first conductive thin wire includes a first bent portion and a second bent portion alternately arranged with the first conductive thin wire having a zigzag pattern. The second conductive thin wire includes a third bent portion and a slit that are alternately arranged. The third bent portion is arranged on a virtual straight line formed by virtually connecting the first bent portions of one first conductive thin wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Koji ISHIZAKI, Hayato KURASAWA, Takeo KOITO
  • Patent number: 10908751
    Abstract: A detection device is provided and includes electrodes configured to detect a touch and including a plurality of first conductive thin wires and a plurality of second conductive thin wires, wherein the first conductive thin wires extend in a first direction, and include a first wire and a second wire which is adjacent to the first wire, the second conductive thin wires extend in a second direction intersecting the first direction, and include a third wire which intersects the first wire and the second wire, the first wire has a first slit, the second wire has a second slit, the third wire has a third slit between the first wire and the second wire, and the first slit, the second slit, and the third slit are arranged in a third direction which is different from the first direction and the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Hayato Kurasawa
  • Publication number: 20210026215
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a first conductive layer, a second conductive layer overlapping the first conductive layer, a first capacitive portion located in a same layer as the first conductive layer, a second capacitive portion located in a same layer as the second conductive layer and overlapping the first capacitive portion, a first inorganic insulating film located between the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer and between the first capacitive portion and the second capacitive portion, a drain electrode electrically connected to the second capacitive portion, a pixel electrode electrically connected to the drain electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Koji ISHIZAKI, Yoshitaka OZEKI, Takahiro TAKEUCHI, Koshiro MORIGUCHI, Tomoyasu HIRANO
  • Patent number: 10903243
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided a display device including a basement, a first switching element which is provided on the basement and includes a first semiconductor layer and a first gate electrode, a second switching element which is provided on the basement and includes a second semiconductor layer and a second gate electrode, and a pixel electrode which is electrically connected to the first switching element. A distance between the first semiconductor layer and the first gate electrode is greater than a distance between the second semiconductor layer and the second gate electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Ozeki, Nobutaka Ozaki, Koshiro Moriguchi, Takahiro Takeuchi, Koji Ishizaki
  • Patent number: 10895923
    Abstract: There are provided a display panel with a touch detector that allows the touch detection electrodes to be less visible, a touch panel, and an electronic unit having the display panel with a touch detector. The display panel with a touch detector includes: a display layer including a plurality of display elements arranged side by side; and an electrode layer alternately segmented into first regions and second regions along a first direction, the electrode layer including a plurality of first slits arranged side by side to extend in a second direction, and a plurality of second slits each allowing an adjacent pair of the plurality of first slits in the second regions to be in communication with one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Koji Noguchi, Masanobu Ikeda, Yasuyuki Matsui
  • Patent number: 10884534
    Abstract: A detection device is provided and includes a detection electrode including first wire pieces, the detection electrode including a first wire and a second wire; and second wire pieces between the first wire and the second wire, wherein the first wire includes a first bent portion, the second wire includes a second bent portion, the first and second bent portions are formed by two of the first wire pieces including first and second edges, an angle of the first bent portion is different from an angle of the second bent portion, the first edge of the first bent portion is connected to the first edge of the second bent portion by a connecting portion, the second edge of the first bent portion is not in contact with the second edge of the second bent portion, and each of the second wire pieces is not connected to the first wire, the second wire, and the connecting portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Takeo Koito, Koji Ishizaki, Hayato Kurasawa
  • Publication number: 20200409504
    Abstract: A display device is provided and includes a first substrate; a second substrate opposed to the first substrate; a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate; a plurality of detection electrodes, the second substrate being located between the detection electrodes and the liquid crystal layer; a shield electrode apart from the detection electrodes in a plane view, the second substrate being located between the shield electrode and the liquid crystal layer; and a resistive layer overlapping the detection electrodes and the shield electrode, the detection electrodes and the shield electrode located between the resistive layer and the second substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Hayato KURASAWA, Koji ISHIZAKI, Kohei AZUMI
  • Publication number: 20200409501
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sensor-equipped display device includes first electrodes and a detection electrode. The first electrodes constitute sensor drive electrodes by being supplied with sensor drive signals separately and sequentially or sensor drive electrodes by simultaneously supplying the sensor drive signals to the first electrodes adjacent to each other. A width of the sensor drive electrode including the first electrode on the edge is smaller than a width of the other sensor drive electrode not including the first electrode on the edge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Hayato KURASAWA, Yasuyuki Teranishi, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Koji Ishizaki, Daisuke Ito
  • Publication number: 20200401255
    Abstract: A detection device is provided including first substrate including first region, second region and third region arranged in first direction, second region arranged between first and third regions; first detection electrode arranged on first substrate; second detection electrode arranged on first substrate and being adjacent to first detection electrode; first electrode coupled to first detection electrode and continuously formed from first to third regions; second electrode coupled to second detection electrode, and continuously formed from first to third regions, convex portions located between first electrode and second electrode in second region and spaced away from first and second electrodes; and protective layer formed on first and second electrodes in first region and not formed on first electrode and second electrode in third region, wherein at least one of convex portions is covered with protective layer, and at least another one of convex portions is not covered with protective layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Koji ISHIZAKI, Daisuke SONODA, Toshimasa ISHIGAKI
  • Publication number: 20200401253
    Abstract: An input device is provided and includes substrate; first metal mesh shape electrodes provided on layer of substrate; second metal mesh shape electrodes provided on same layer of the substrate as first metal mesh shape electrodes; second metal connection electrodes each of which connects adjacent two of second metal mesh shape electrodes on same layer as first metal mesh shape electrodes; insulating film covering second metal connection electrodes; first transparent connection electrodes each of which connects adjacent two of first metal mesh shape electrodes on insulating film; and protective film covering first metal mesh shape electrodes, second metal mesh shape electrodes, and first transparent connection electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Koji ISHIZAKI, Hayato KURASAWA, Hiroshi MIZUHASHI
  • Patent number: 10871698
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a capacitance electrode, a first pixel electrode overlapping the capacitance electrode, a second pixel electrode overlapping the capacitance electrode, a shield layer disposed between the first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode, a common electrode, and an electrophoretic element disposed between the common electrode and the first pixel electrode and between the common electrode and the shield layer. The first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode are arranged along a first direction, and the shield layer extends in a second direction which crosses the first direction between the first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Takahiro Takeuchi, Yoshitaka Ozeki, Koji Ishizaki, Tomoyasu Hirano, Koshiro Moriguchi
  • Publication number: 20200393714
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a first substrate, a second substrate facing the first substrate, lead wirings provided on the first substrate or the second substrate and a first insulator part provided on an upper surface of the second substrate. The lead wirings are arranged in a peripheral region when seen in a plan view and the first insulator part is arranged so as to overlap a display region when seen in a plan view. Second insulator parts or spaces with a permittivity lower than a permittivity of the first insulator part are provided at sides of the first insulator part. The second insulator parts or the spaces are arranged so as to overlap the lead wirings in the peripheral region when seen in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Koji ISHIZAKI, Masanobu IKEDA, Hayato KURASAWA, Yoshihiro WATANABE
  • Patent number: 10866474
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a switching element, an organic insulating film which covers the switching element, a reflective film in contact with the organic insulating film, a first transparent conductive film which covers the reflective film, a first capacitance insulating film which covers the first transparent conductive film, a pixel electrode disposed on the first capacitance insulating film and electrically connected to the switching element, an electrophoretic element disposed on the pixel electrode and a common electrode disposed on the electrophoretic element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Ozeki, Koji Ishizaki, Takahiro Takeuchi, Koshiro Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 10852880
    Abstract: A touch panel is disclosed herein. In an embodiment, the touch panel includes a substrate with first and second surfaces, a drive electrode facing the first surface, a plurality of touch detection electrodes facing the second surface, and a dummy electrode between adjacent touch detection electrodes. Each touch detection electrode includes a first conductive thin wire extending parallel to the first and second surfaces. The dummy electrode includes a second conductive thin wire extending along the first conductive thin wire. The first conductive thin wire includes a first bent portion and a second bent portion alternately arranged with the first conductive thin wire having a zigzag pattern. The second conductive thin wire includes a third bent portion and a slit that are alternately arranged. The third bent portion is arranged on a virtual straight line formed by virtually connecting the first bent portions of one first conductive thin wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Hayato Kurasawa, Takeo Koito
  • Publication number: 20200371618
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a detection device includes a substrate, detection electrode, terminal formed of a metal material, lead, coating layer, conductive adhesion layer, and circuit board. The lead connects the electrode and the terminal. The coating layer covers the electrode and the lead, and partly covers the terminal. The adhesion layer covers a part of the terminal exposed from the coating layer and covers a part of the coating layer. The circuit board is connected to the terminal with the adhesion layer interposed therebetween. At least in an overlapping area where the adhesion layer covers the coating layer, an area of the metal material per unit area is smaller than that of the other area of the terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Hayato Kurasawa, Keisuke Asada, Tatsuya Ide, Koji Ishizaki
  • Patent number: 10838561
    Abstract: A detection apparatus comprising: a first substrate; a detection region having a first detection side extending along a first direction parallel with a surface of the first substrate and a second detection side extending along a second direction intersecting the first direction; a frame region provided outside the detection region and having a first frame region extending along the first detection side and a second frame region extending along the second detection side; a first electrode provided at a position overlapping the detection region of the first substrate, the first electrode extending in the second direction; a second electrode provided at a position overlapping the detection region, the second electrode extending in the first direction; a plurality of terminals provided in the first frame region of the first substrate and arrayed in the first direction, and including a first terminal; a first wire; and a second wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Chihiro Tanaka, Hayato Kurasawa, Naoki Takada, Toshihiko Tanaka, Tatsuya Wakimoto, Keita Sasanuma, Koji Ishizaki