Patents by Inventor Masanobu Ikeda

Masanobu Ikeda 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: 10528205
    Abstract: To reduce disturbances in display of images due to static electricity without deteriorating optical properties in a display. The display includes a conductive pattern provided on the upper surface of the substrate, a protection layer provided on the upper surface of the substrate to cover the conductive pattern, and a conductive layer provided on the protection layer. The sheet resistance of the conductive pattern is not more than 8 ?/square. A ratio of the total sum of areas of portions of the plurality of sub-pixels that overlap the conductive pattern in a plan view to the total sum of the areas of the plurality of sub-pixels is 1 to 22%. A sheet resistance of the conductive layer is higher than the sheet resistance of the conductive pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Masanobu Ikeda, Koji Ishizaki, Hayato Kurasawa, Yoshihiro Watanabe, Toshimasa Ishigaki, Daisuke Sonoda, Tatsuya Ide
  • Patent number: 10386984
    Abstract: A display unit with a touch detection function including: a plurality of touch detection electrodes arranged side by side to extend in a direction, each of the touch detection electrodes being formed in a predetermined electrode pattern including electrode portion and opening portion and outputting a detection signal, based on a variation in capacitance due to an external proximity object; and a plurality of display elements formed in a layer different from a layer of the touch detection electrodes, a predetermined number of the display elements being arranged within a width dimension of a region corresponding to each of the touch detection electrodes. The predetermined electrode pattern corresponds to a layout pattern of the display elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Koji Noguchi, Takayuki Nakanishi, Yasuyuki Matsui, Masanobu Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10372278
    Abstract: A display device includes: a first substrate; a second substrate opposed to the first substrate; a display functional layer arranged between the first substrate and the second substrate to display an image in a display region; a first electrode layer that is arranged in the display region and includes a plurality of first electrodes for detecting contact or proximity of an external object; a second electrode arranged between the first substrate and the second substrate to be opposed to the first electrodes; a plurality of third electrodes that are arranged between the first substrate and the second substrate and receive a pixel signal; and an insulating layer covering the first electrode layer. In the insulating layer, a relative dielectric constant of a portion superimposed on the first electrodes is different from a relative dielectric constant of a portion not superimposed on the first electrodes at least in the display region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Masanobu Ikeda, Hayato Kurasawa
  • Patent number: 10365745
    Abstract: A display device with a touch detection function including a plurality of touch detection electrodes arranged in parallel to extend in one direction, formed with a predetermined electrode pattern including an electrode portion and aperture portions, and each outputting a detection signal based on a change of an electrostatic capacitance in response to an external proximity object, a plurality of display elements formed in a layer different from a layer provided with the touch detection electrodes, and arranged by a predetermined number in a width direction in a region corresponding to the touch detection electrode, and a plurality of dummy electrodes arranged in an inter-detection-electrode region of the plurality of touch detection electrodes. The aperture portions are provided to allow an arrangement area ratio of the touch detection electrode to be almost equal to an arrangement area ratio of the dummy electrodes in the inter-detection-electrode region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Masanobu Ikeda, Yasuyuki Matsui
  • Publication number: 20190138134
    Abstract: To reduce disturbances in display of images due to static electricity without deteriorating optical properties in a display. The display includes a conductive pattern provided on the upper surface of the substrate, a protection layer provided on the upper surface of the substrate to cover the conductive pattern, and a conductive layer provided on the protection layer. The sheet resistance of the conductive pattern is not more than 8 ?/square. A ratio of the total sum of areas of portions of the plurality of sub-pixels that overlap the conductive pattern in a plan view to the total sum of the areas of the plurality of sub-pixels is 1 to 22%. A sheet resistance of the conductive layer is higher than the sheet resistance of the conductive pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Masanobu Ikeda, Koji Ishizaki, Hayato Kurasawa, Yoshihiro Watanabe, Toshimasa Ishigaki, Daisuke Sonoda, Tatsuya Ide
  • Publication number: 20190073066
    Abstract: A display unit with a touch detection function including: a plurality of touch detection electrodes arranged side by side to extend in a direction, each of the touch detection electrodes being formed in a predetermined electrode pattern including electrode portion and opening portion and outputting a detection signal, based on a variation in capacitance due to an external proximity object; and a plurality of display elements formed in a layer different from a layer of the touch detection electrodes, a predetermined number of the display elements being arranged within a width dimension of a region corresponding to each of the touch detection electrodes. The predetermined electrode pattern corresponds to a layout pattern of the display elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Koji Noguchi, Takayuki Nakanishi, Yasuyuki Matsui, Masanobu Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10216345
    Abstract: To reduce disturbances in display of images due to static electricity without deteriorating optical properties in a display. The display includes a conductive pattern provided on the upper surface of the substrate, a protection layer provided on the upper surface of the substrate to cover the conductive pattern, and a conductive layer provided on the protection layer. The sheet resistance of the conductive pattern is not more than 8 ?/square. A ratio of the total sum of areas of portions of the plurality of sub-pixels that overlap the conductive pattern in a plan view to the total sum of the areas of the plurality of sub-pixels is 1 to 22%. A sheet resistance of the conductive layer is higher than the sheet resistance of the conductive pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Masanobu Ikeda, Koji Ishizaki, Hayato Kurasawa, Yoshihiro Watanabe, Toshimasa Ishigaki, Daisuke Sonoda, Tatsuya Ide
  • Publication number: 20190033641
    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: October 3, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Masanobu Ikeda, Hayato Kurasawa, Yoshihiro Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10162470
    Abstract: A display unit with a touch detection function includes: a plurality of touch detection electrodes arranged side by side to extend in a direction, each of the touch detection electrodes being formed in a predetermined electrode pattern including electrode portion and opening portion and outputting a detection signal, based on a variation in capacitance due to an external proximity object; and a plurality of display elements formed in a layer different from a layer of the touch detection electrodes, a predetermined number of the display elements being arranged within a width dimension of a region corresponding to each of the touch detection electrodes. The predetermined electrode pattern corresponds to a layout pattern of the display elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Koji Noguchi, Takayuki Nakanishi, Yasuyuki Matsui, Masanobu Ikeda
  • Publication number: 20180364828
    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: August 22, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Koji Noguchi, Masanobu Ikeda, Yasuyuki Matsui
  • Publication number: 20180356929
    Abstract: A display device with a touch detection function including a plurality of touch detection electrodes arranged in parallel to extend in one direction, formed with a predetermined electrode pattern including an electrode portion and aperture portions, and each outputting a detection signal based on a change of an electrostatic capacitance in response to an external proximity object, a plurality of display elements formed in a layer different from a layer provided with the touch detection electrodes, and arranged by a predetermined number in a width direction in a region corresponding to the touch detection electrode, and a plurality of dummy electrodes arranged in an inter-detection-electrode region of the plurality of touch detection electrodes. The aperture portions are provided to allow an arrangement area ratio of the touch detection electrode to be almost equal to an arrangement area ratio of the dummy electrodes in the inter-detection-electrode region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Masanobu Ikeda, Yasuyuki Matsui
  • Patent number: 10133105
    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: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Masanobu Ikeda, Hayato Kurasawa, Yoshihiro Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10126888
    Abstract: A manufacturing process of an electrode substrate includes a step of forming a protective layer so as to cover a conductor pattern by applying raw material liquid discharged as droplets to an upper surface of a substrate in a first region and a second region of the upper surface of the substrate. At this time, an application amount of the raw material liquid per unit area in the second region is made smaller than an application amount of the raw material liquid per unit area in the first region, so that an average film thickness of the protective layer of a portion formed in the second region is made smaller than an average film thickness of the protective layer of a portion formed in the first region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Hayato Kurasawa, Masanobu Ikeda, Yoshihiro Watanabe, Toshimasa Ishigaki, Daisuke Sonoda, Tatsuya Ide
  • Patent number: 10120244
    Abstract: A display device including: a plurality of drive electrodes extending in a first direction and arranged side-by-side in a second direction with an inter-electrode slit in between; and a plurality of pixel electrodes arranged in matrix in the first and second directions. Each of the drive electrodes has one or more inner-electrode slits, and a center of the pixel electrode is located in the inter-electrode slit or in the inner-electrode slit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Koji Noguchi, Eiji Sakai, Masanobu Ikeda, Koji Ishizaki
  • Publication number: 20180284513
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device comprises a first substrate includes a first area, a second area adjacent to the first area, and a first terminal portion located in the first area, and a second substrate includes an edge including a linear portion located between the first area and the second area, the second substrate overlapping the second area, wherein the second substrate further comprises a protruding portion protruding than the linear portion and a second terminal portion located in the protruding portion, and the display device further comprises a holding layer holding a gap between the second area and the protruding portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Inventors: Koji ISHIZAKI, Hayato KURASAWA, Masanobu IKEDA
  • Patent number: 10088932
    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: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Koji Noguchi, Masanobu Ikeda, Yasuyuki Matsui
  • Patent number: 10061418
    Abstract: A display device with a touch detection function including a plurality of touch detection electrodes arranged in parallel to extend in one direction, formed with a predetermined electrode pattern including an electrode portion and aperture portions, and each outputting a detection signal based on a change of an electrostatic capacitance in response to an external proximity object, a plurality of display elements formed in a layer different from a layer provided with the touch detection electrodes, and arranged by a predetermined number in a width direction in a region corresponding to the touch detection electrode, and a plurality of dummy electrodes arranged in an inter-detection-electrode region of the plurality of touch detection electrodes. The aperture portions are provided to allow an arrangement area ratio of the touch detection electrode to be almost equal to an arrangement area ratio of the dummy electrodes in the inter-detection-electrode region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Koji Ishizaki, Masanobu Ikeda, Yasuyuki Matsui
  • Publication number: 20180232095
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device with a touch detection function includes: a display unit that includes a plurality of pixel electrodes, and a plurality of counter electrodes facing the pixel electrodes, and that displays an image at a resolution in accordance with the number of the pixel electrodes; a plurality of touch detection electrodes overlapping the counter electrodes; and a controller that alternately executes, in one frame period, a display operation in a display period by driving the pixel electrodes and the counter electrodes, and a touch detection operation in a touch period by driving one or both of the counter electrodes and the touch detection electrodes. The controller includes a control switching unit that changes a ratio between the display period and the touch period in the one frame period in accordance with a resolution of an image to be displayed in the one frame period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Inventors: Masanobu IKEDA, Hayato KURASAWA
  • Patent number: 10036913
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a display panel including a principal surface; a metal layer provided on the principal surface, the metal layer including a sensing electrode in the display area, a lead electronically connected to the sensing electrode, and a pad outside of the display area and connected to the lead, the pad including a first part and a second part which is located between the lead and the first part; a coat layer covering the metal layer without the first part of the pad and in contact with the principal surface; a cover member facing the coat layer; and an adhesive layer bonding the cover member to the coat layer and continuously covering the principal surface without the pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Watanabe, Masanobu Ikeda, Hayato Kurasawa, Koji Ishizaki
  • Publication number: 20180157085
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a display panel including a principal surface; a metal layer provided on the principal surface, the metal layer including a sensing electrode in the display area, a lead electronically connected to the sensing electrode, and a pad outside of the display area and connected to the lead, the pad including a first part and a second part which is located between the lead and the first part; a coat layer covering the metal layer without the first part of the pad and in contact with the principal surface; a cover member facing the coat layer; and an adhesive layer bonding the cover member to the coat layer and continuously covering the principal surface without the pad.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventors: Yoshihiro WATANABE, Masanobu IKEDA, Hayato KURASAWA, Koji ISHIZAKI