Patents by Inventor Mee-Hye Jung

Mee-Hye Jung 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: 10437121
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: a gate line extending in a first direction; a first data line and a second data line extending in a second direction; a thin film transistor (TFT) including a gate electrode connected to the gate line, a source electrode connected to the first data line, and a drain electrode; a vertical storage electrode line extending between the first and second data lines; a passivation layer disposed on the TFT and the vertical storage electrode line; an insulating layer disposed on the passivation layer; and a subpixel electrode disposed on the insulating layer, connected to the drain electrode, wherein the vertical storage electrode line includes an expansion, the insulating layer includes an opening exposing a portion of the passivation layer overlapping the expansion, and wherein the subpixel electrode includes a protrusion overlapping the expansion, a reinforced storage capacitor being formed between the protrusion and the expansion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Cheol-Gon Lee, Mee Hye Jung, In-Jae Hwang, Jang Mi Kang, Hyun Joon Kim
  • Patent number: 10409117
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: a first substrate; and pixel electrodes disposed on the first substrate, each of the pixel electrodes including: a stem including a first stem and a second stem perpendicularly crossing each other; and a plurality of branch electrodes extending from the stem, wherein one of the first stem of and the second stem of each pixel electrode has a different width corresponding to a location of pixel electrodes on the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Dispiay Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sun Hwa Lee, Kwang-Chul Jung, Mee-Hye Jung
  • Patent number: 10411083
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a first display region, a second display region having an area smaller than that of the first display region, a third display region having an area smaller than that of the first display region, and a non-display region, a plurality of pixels provided in the first to third display regions, a power line which is connected to each of the plurality of pixels and applies a first power voltage to the plurality of pixels, and a fan-out line provided in the non-display region, the fan-out line applying a data signal to the plurality of pixels, where the power line includes an additional power line, a first power line, and disposed on the additional power line, and a second power line disposed on the first power line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hee Rim Song, Kyung Hoon Kim, Mee Hye Jung, Min Jae Jeong, Seon Young Choi
  • Publication number: 20190244985
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a display device, the method including providing a substrate, forming a first electrode, a second electrode spaced from the first electrode and in a same plane as the first electrode, a first alignment line connected to the first electrode, and a second alignment line connected to the second electrode on the substrate, self-aligning the plurality of light emitting elements by providing a solution containing a plurality of light emitting elements on the substrate, removing the first alignment line and the second alignment line from the substrate on which the plurality of light emitting elements are self-aligned, forming a first contact electrode electrically connecting one end of each light emitting element to the first electrode, and forming a second contact electrode electrically connecting an other end of each light emitting element to the second electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Hyun Joon KIM, Kyung Bae KIM, Kyung Hoon CHUNG, Mee Hye JUNG
  • Publication number: 20190198597
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate; a plurality of pixels provided in a pixel region of the substrate; a scan line and a data line, connected to each of the plurality of pixels; a first transistor connected to the scan line and the data line and a second transistor connected to the first transistor; a light emitting element connected to the transistor; a first blocking layer disposed between the substrate and the first transistor, the first blocking layer being electrically connected to the first transistor; and a second blocking layer disposed between the substrate and the second transistor, the second blocking layer being electrically connected to the second transistor, wherein the first blocking layer is connected to a gate electrode of the first transistor, and the second blocking layer is connected to any one of source and drain electrodes of the second transistor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Il Joo KIM, Cheol Gon LEE, Mee Hye JUNG
  • Patent number: 10332466
    Abstract: A method of driving a display panel includes providing a positive polarity data signal to a first data line during an odd-numbered frame, and providing a negative polarity data signal to the first data line during an even-numbered frame. The positive polarity data signal has a first polarity. The negative polarity data signal has a second polarity. Output timing of the positive polarity data signal is different from output timing of the negative polarity data signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Se-Hyoung Cho, Hyun Joon Kim, Cheol-Gon Lee, Jangmi Kang, Mee-Hye Jung, Jong-Hee Kim
  • Patent number: 10317745
    Abstract: A display substrate includes a first switching element electrically connected to a gate line and that extends in a first direction and electrically connected to a data line that extends in a second direction crossing the first direction, an insulation layer disposed on the first switching element, a shielding electrode disposed on the insulation layer and a pixel electrode that partially overlap the shielding electrode. The shielding electrode includes a first portion that overlaps the data line and extends in the second direction and a second portion that overlaps the gate line and extends in the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jang-Mi Kang, Mee-Hye Jung, In-Jae Hwang, Sung-Hwan Kim, Il-Gon Kim, Sang-Uk Lim
  • Publication number: 20190103455
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a first display region, a second display region having an area smaller than that of the first display region, a third display region having an area smaller than that of the first display region, and a non-display region, a plurality of pixels provided in the first to third display regions, a power line which is connected to each of the plurality of pixels and applies a first power voltage to the plurality of pixels, and a fan-out line provided in the non-display region, the fan-out line applying a data signal to the plurality of pixels, where the power line includes an additional power line, a first power line, and disposed on the additional power line, and a second power line disposed on the first power line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Inventors: Hee Rim SONG, Kyung Hoon KIM, Mee Hye JUNG, Min Jae JEONG, Seon Young CHOI
  • Patent number: 10249696
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate; a plurality of pixels provided in a pixel region of the substrate; a scan line and a data line, connected to each of the plurality of pixels; a first transistor connected to the scan line and the data line and a second transistor connected to the first transistor; a light emitting element connected to the transistor; a first blocking layer disposed between the substrate and the first transistor, the first blocking layer being electrically connected to the first transistor; and a second blocking layer disposed between the substrate and the second transistor, the second blocking layer being electrically connected to the second transistor, wherein the first blocking layer is connected to a gate electrode of the first transistor, and the second blocking layer is connected to any one of source and drain electrodes of the second transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Il Joo Kim, Cheol Gon Lee, Mee Hye Jung
  • Patent number: 10222664
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a substrate, a first coupling electrode disposed on the substrate, a first insulating layer disposed on the first coupling electrode, a second coupling electrode disposed on the first insulating layer and capacitively coupled to the first coupling electrode, a second insulating layer disposed on the second coupling electrode, and a pixel electrode including first and second sub-pixel electrodes, which are disposed on the second insulating layer and are electrically insulated from each other, where the first sub-pixel electrode is electrically connected to the first coupling electrode via a first contact hole, which is defined in the first and second insulating layers, and the second sub-pixel electrode is electrically connected to the second coupling electrode via a second contact hole which is defined in the second insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Il Joo Kim, Cheol Gon Lee, Gun Woo Yang, Hyun Young Choi, Tae Ho Kang, Chol Ho Kim, Hae Ryeong Park, Dong Il Yoo, Yong Woo Lee, Mee Hye Jung, Joong Gun Chong
  • Publication number: 20190034688
    Abstract: A fingerprint sensor includes: sensor pixels, each including a first transistor which controls a sensing signal to be outputted to a corresponding one of output lines; power lines disposed on a vertical line basis and each electrically connected to sensor pixels disposed on a corresponding vertical line; and a power supply unit which supplies reference voltages to the power lines. The power supply unit supplies the reference voltages, which is adjusted on the vertical line basis, to the power lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Sun Hwa LEE, Mu Kyung JEON, Mee Hye JUNG
  • Patent number: 10168584
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display (LCD) according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a lower panel having a pixel electrode including at least one unit pixel electrode; an upper panel having a common electrode including at least one unit common electrode; and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the lower and upper panels. The unit pixel electrode includes an at least approximately diagonally oriented and parallelogram-shaped center electrode, and further includes a plurality of branches extending from the center electrode, and the common electrode includes an opening extending in a first direction corresponding to a direction of bending of the LCD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Se Hyoung Cho, Sang Hyeon Song, Il Gon Kim, Mee Hye Jung
  • Patent number: 9989818
    Abstract: Provided are display device. According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a display device comprising a first substrate, a gate wiring which is formed on the first substrate and extends in a first direction, a data wiring which is insulated from the gate wiring, intersects the gate wiring, and extends in a second direction, and a pixel electrode which comprises a first subpixel electrode to which a first data voltage is applied from the data wiring and a second subpixel electrode to which a second data voltage lower than the first data voltage is applied from the data wiring, wherein the first subpixel electrode is surrounded by the second subpixel electrode, and the second subpixel electrode does not overlap the data wiring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang Jin Jeon, Sang Uk Lim, Mee Hye Jung
  • Patent number: 9989752
    Abstract: An electrowetting device is provided that includes a lower substrate and an upper substrate facing each other, a first electrode positioned on the lower substrate, an edge electrode positioned on the lower substrate and adjacent to an edge of the first electrode, a hydrophobic insulating layer positioned on the first electrode and the edge electrode, a partition positioned on the lower substrate, a second electrode positioned on the upper substrate, and a first liquid and a second liquid positioned between the upper substrate and the lower substrate, wherein an electric field of a portion where the edge electrode is positioned is smaller than an electric field of a portion where the first electrode is positioned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Kwang-Chul Jung, Seong Gyu Kwon, Mee Hye Jung
  • Patent number: 9991296
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes a first pixel and a second pixel that extend in a data line direction. The first and second pixels are connected to a same data line, and the first pixel is closer to a data driver than the second pixel. A channel width of a thin film transistor of the first pixel is less than a channel width of a thin film transistor of the second pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Se Hyoung Cho, Il Gon Kim, Sung Hwan Kim, Mee Hye Jung
  • Publication number: 20180145123
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate; a plurality of pixels provided in a pixel region of the substrate; a scan line and a data line, connected to each of the plurality of pixels; a first transistor connected to the scan line and the data line and a second transistor connected to the first transistor; a light emitting element connected to the transistor; a first blocking layer disposed between the substrate and the first transistor, the first blocking layer being electrically connected to the first transistor; and a second blocking layer disposed between the substrate and the second transistor, the second blocking layer being electrically connected to the second transistor, wherein the first blocking layer is connected to a gate electrode of the first transistor, and the second blocking layer is connected to any one of source and drain electrodes of the second transistor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Inventors: Il Joo KIM, Cheol Gon LEE, Mee Hye JUNG
  • Publication number: 20180130828
    Abstract: A display device having a gate driver which may reduce generation of ripple at the output of the gate drive includes: a substrate; and a driver circuit including a thin film transistor disposed on the substrate, the thin film transistor including: a first gate electrode disposed on the substrate; a semiconductor layer disposed on the first gate electrode to overlap a part of the first gate electrode, the semiconductor layer including channel, source, and drain regions; a second gate electrode disposed on the semiconductor layer; and a source electrode and a drain electrode disposed on the semiconductor layer and respectively connected to the source region and the drain region, wherein a first area formed by the overlapping portion of the first gate electrode and the drain region has a different size than a second area formed by the overlapping portion of the first gate electrode and the source region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2016
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Inventors: Cheol-Gon LEE, Il-Joo Kim, Mee Hye JUNG, Jun Ki JEONG
  • Patent number: 9927671
    Abstract: A display panel includes a high pixel electrode including a first stem which extends substantially in a first direction, and a second stem which extends substantially in a second direction crossing the first direction, a low pixel electrode including a first stem which extends substantially in the first direction, and a second stem which extends substantially in the second direction, a data line which extends in the second direction, a high storage line which extends substantially in the second direction and overlaps the second stem of the high pixel electrode, and a low storage line which extends substantially in the second direction and overlaps the second stem of the low pixel electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Se-Hyoung Cho, Il-Gon Kim, Mee-Hye Jung
  • Patent number: 9927669
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: a first substrate; a reference voltage line including a storage electrode; a pixel electrode including a first subpixel electrode and a second subpixel electrode, and disposed in a pixel area; a second substrate facing the first substrate; and a liquid crystal layer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate, wherein the first subpixel electrode includes a first horizontal stem and a first vertical stem, the second subpixel electrode includes a second horizontal stem and a second vertical stem, the second subpixel electrode is provided to an external side of the pixel area to surround the first subpixel electrode, and the storage electrode includes a first storage electrode overlapping the first horizontal stem of the first subpixel electrode, and a second storage electrode overlapping the second vertical stem of the second subpixel electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang Uk Lim, Il Gon Kim, Sang Jin Jeon, Mee Hye Jung, Sung Hwan Kim, Eun Ju Kim
  • Patent number: 9891480
    Abstract: A display device includes a first substrate comprising a pixel area a first pixel electrode on the pixel area and a second pixel electrode overlapping the first pixel electrode; a second substrate including a common electrode and facing the first substrate; and a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate. The first pixel electrode includes first and second sides parallel to a side of the pixel area; third and fourth sides respectively extending from first ends of the first and second sides, inclined with respect to the first and second sides and parallel to each other; and fifth and sixth sides parallel to each other, and connecting the second and first sides with the third and fourth sides, respectively. An acute angle between each of the third to sixth sides, with respect to the first and second sides, exceeds about 135 degrees.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jang-Mi Kang, Mee-Hye Jung, In-Jae Hwang, Il-Gon Kim