Patents by Inventor Sun-ja Kwon

Sun-ja Kwon 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: 20210111240
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a display area and a peripheral area disposed around the display area. The peripheral area includes a bending region and a contact region adjacent to the bending region. A first connection line includes a first portion disposed in the contact region, and a second portion disposed in both the bending region and the contact region, and including a first layer and a second layer. At least part of the second layer of the second portion overlaps the first layer of the second portion. In the contact region, the first layer of the second portion is electrically connected to the first portion, and the second layer of the second portion is electrically connected to the first layer of the second portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Hyun Ae Park, Sun-Ja Kwon, Byung Sun Kim, Yang Wan Kim, Su Jin Lee, Jae Yong Lee
  • Patent number: 10978003
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate, first pixels, second pixels, and third pixels. The substrate has a first pixel area, a second pixel area, and a third pixel area. The first pixels are in the first pixel area and are connected to first scan lines and first emission control lines. The second pixels are in the second pixel area and are connected to second scan lines and second emission control lines. The third pixels are in the third pixel area and are connected to third scan lines and third emission control lines. The second scan lines are spaced apart from the third scan lines, and the second emission control lines are spaced apart from the third emission control lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yang Wan Kim, Seung Kyu Lee, Sun Ja Kwon, Tae Hoon Kwon, Byung Sun Kim, Hyun Ae Park, Su Jin Lee, Jae Yong Lee, Seung Ji Cha
  • Patent number: 10977994
    Abstract: A display device includes a first pixel area having first pixels and a second pixel area having second pixels. Each first pixel includes a driving transistor initialized to a voltage of a first initialization power supply. Each second pixel includes a driving transistor initialized to a voltage of a second initialization power supply. The first initialization power supply and the second initialization power supply are set to different voltages. The first pixel area and the second pixel area have different widths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yang Wan Kim, Sun Ja Kwon, Byung Sun Kim, Hyun Ae Park, Hyung Jun Park, Su Jin Lee, Jae Yong Lee, Yu Jin Jeon
  • Patent number: 10923556
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate which includes a display area and a non-display area, a pixel unit which is provided in the display area and includes a plurality of pixel columns, and data lines which are respectively connected to the pixel columns and apply data signals to the pixel columns. The non-display area includes a fanout area, a bent area, and a pad area which are sequentially arranged. The respective data lines are disposed on different layers in the fanout area and the pad area. A resulting display device can reduce resistance deviation between data signals in a first data line and a second data line, thereby reducing vertical line defects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Joong Soo Moon, Sun Ja Kwon, Min Woo Byun, Seung Yeon Cho
  • Patent number: 10909931
    Abstract: A display device includes first pixels configured to be positioned in a first pixel area and configured to be connected to first scan lines; first scan stage circuits configured to be positioned in a first peripheral area that is positioned outside the first pixel area and configured to supply first scan signals to the first scan lines; second pixels configured to be positioned in a second pixel area and configured to be connected to second scan lines; and second scan stage circuits configured to be positioned in a second peripheral area that is positioned outside the second pixel area and configured to supply second scan signals to the second scan lines. A gap between adjacent second scan stage circuits is larger than a gap between adjacent first scan stage circuits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byung Sun Kim, Sun Ja Kwon, Yang Wan Kim, Hyun Ae Park, Hyung Jun Park, Su Jin Lee, Jae Yong Lee, Yu Jin Jeon
  • Patent number: 10886354
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate having a pixel area and a peripheral area, a plurality of pixels disposed on the substrate in the pixel area, a plurality of data lines that supply a plurality of data signals to the pixels, a plurality of scan lines that supply a plurality of scan signals to the pixels, a plurality of power supply lines that supply a first voltage to the pixels, and first through third insulating layers. The first insulating layer is disposed on the substrate, the second insulating layer is disposed on the first insulating layer, and the third insulating layer is disposed on the second insulating layer. The scan lines are disposed below the third insulating layer on the substrate in the pixel area, and are disposed on the third insulating layer in the peripheral area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Byung Sun Kim, Sun Ja Kwon, Yang Wan Kim, Hyun Ae Park, Su Jin Lee, Jae Yong Lee
  • Patent number: 10886358
    Abstract: A display device, includes: a display area including an upper side, a lower side, a left side, a right side, and inclined corner portions where the upper, lower, left, and right sides meet; a demultiplexing circuit unit adjacent to the lower side of the display area and the corner portion connected thereto; and a scan transmission line which extends toward the display area from an outer side of the left side and overlaps with the demultiplexing circuit unit outside the corner portion, wherein the demultiplexing circuit unit includes a demultiplexer transistor, and the scan transmission line is formed of a different conductive layer from an electrode of a demultiplexer transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Han Sung Bae, Se Ho Kim, Sun Ja Kwon, Dong Wook Kim, Jun Yong An, Sang Moo Choi, Jun Won Choi
  • Publication number: 20200394969
    Abstract: A display device includes first pixels in a first pixel area, and second pixels in a second pixel area. The first pixels are electrically connected to first signal lines, second signal lines, and data lines. The second pixels are electrically connected to third signal lines, fourth signal lines, and the data lines. The fourth signal lines include a first conductive line crossing at least one of the third signal lines, and a second conductive line that does not cross any of the third signal lines. The first conductive line is not in contact with the third signal lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yang Wan KIM, Sun Ja KWON, Byung Sun KIM, Hyun Ae PARK, Su Jin LEE, Jae Yong LEE
  • Publication number: 20200380908
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate including a first pixel area, a second pixel area having a smaller area than the first pixel area and connected to the first pixel area, and a peripheral area surrounding the first pixel area and the second pixel area; a first pixel provided in the first pixel area and a second pixel provided in the second pixel area; a first line connected to the first pixel and a second line connected to the second pixel; a dummy part disposed in the peripheral area, overlapping at least one of the first line and the second line and providing a parasitic capacitance that compensates for a difference in a load value between the first line and the second line; and a power supply line provided in the first and second pixel areas. The dummy part includes an insulating layer having at least one contact hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Yang Wan KIM, Su Jin LEE, Sun Ja KWON, Byung Sun KIM, Hyun Ae PARK, Hyung Jun PARK, Jae Yong LEE, Yu Jin JEON
  • Publication number: 20200381457
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a pixel area and a peripheral area located outside the pixel area; pixels located in the pixel area; power supply lines configured to provide an operating power to the pixels; and a plurality of data fanout wires configured to provide data signals to the pixels, wherein, in at least a portion of the peripheral area, the power supply lines and the plurality of data fanout wires are arranged on a same layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: YANG WAN KIM, SUN JA KWON, BYUNG SUN KIM, HYUN AE PARK, SU JIN LEE, JAE YONG LEE
  • Patent number: 10854701
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a display area and a peripheral area disposed around the display area. The peripheral area, includes a bending region and a contact region adjacent to the bending region. A first connection line includes a first portion disposed in the contact region, and a second portion disposed in both the bending region and the contact region, and including a first layer and a second layer. At least part of the second layer of the second portion overlaps the first layer of the second portion. In the contact region, the first layer of the second portion is electrically connected to the first portion, and the second layer of the second portion is electrically connected to the first layer of the second portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun Ae Park, Sun-Ja Kwon, Byung Sun Kim, Yang Wan Kim, Su Jin Lee, Jae Yong Lee
  • Publication number: 20200373377
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display device, including: a substrate including a pixel area and a peripheral area; pixels provided in the pixel area as a plurality of pixel rows and a plurality of pixel columns; data lines configured to provide a data signal; scan lines configured to provide a scan signal; first power lines configured to provide a power source to the pixel columns; and a second power line connected to the first power lines and disposed in the peripheral area. A scan line connected to an ith pixel row may apply a scan signal to the ith pixel row, and a branched line branched from the scan line may apply an initialization signal to a kth pixel row (k?i). A branched point of the scan line is disposed between a pixel most adjacent to the second power line of the ith pixel row and the second power line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Yang Wan KIM, Jae Yong LEE, Sun Ja KWON, Hyun Ae PARK, Byung Sun KIM, Su Jin LEE, Hyung Jun PARK, Yu Jin JEON
  • Publication number: 20200327848
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a first pixel area, a second pixel area, and a third pixel area, each of the second and third pixel areas having a smaller surface area than the first pixel area and being connected to the first pixel area, first to third pixels provided in the first to third pixel areas, respectively, first to third lines connected to the first to third pixels, respectively, a line connecting part connecting the second and third lines, and a dummy unit overlapping the line connecting part to compensate for a difference of a load value of the first line and a load value of the second line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ji Hyun KA, Sun Ja KWON, Tae Hoon KWON, Byung Sun KIM, Yang Wan KIM, Hyun Ae PARK, Su Jin LEE, Seung Kyu LEE, Jae Yong LEE, Jin Tae JEONG, Seung Ji CHA
  • Patent number: 10803792
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel that includes a display area and a first peripheral area adjacent to the display area. The first peripheral area includes a bendable region extending across the display panel and a plurality of signal lines partially included in the bendable region. The plurality of signal lines includes a first and second group adjacent to each other in the bendable region. The first group includes two or more first signal lines that transmit signals of a first polarity. The second group includes two or more second signal lines that transmit signals of a second polarity different from the first polarity. The first and second group are separated by a first interval, and signal lines within the first or second group are separated by a second interval. The first interval is greater than the second interval.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kwang-Min Kim, Won Kyu Kwak, Sun-Ja Kwon, Byung Sun Kim, Hye Jin Shin, Dong-Hyun Lee
  • Publication number: 20200312935
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting display device includes a substrate having a display region and a peripheral region, a plurality of pixels on the substrate in the display region, a first wiring and a second wiring on the substrate in the peripheral region, An insulation layer on the first and second wirings, the insulation layer covering a top surface and a sidewall of each of the first and second wirings, and an encapsulation layer on the plurality of pixels and on the insulation layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Sun-Ja KWON, Won-Kyu KWAK, Kwang-Min KIM, Byoung-Sun KIM, Hye-Jin SHIN
  • Patent number: 10777628
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display device, including: a substrate including a pixel area and a peripheral area; pixels provided in the pixel area as a plurality of pixel rows and a plurality of pixel columns; data lines configured to provide a data signal; scan lines configured to provide a scan signal; first power lines configured to provide a power source to the pixel columns; and a second power line connected to the first power lines and disposed in the peripheral area. A scan line connected to an ith pixel row may apply a scan signal to the ith pixel row, and a branched line branched from the scan line may apply an initialization signal to a kth pixel row (k?i). A branched point of the scan line is disposed between a pixel most adjacent to the second power line of the ith pixel row and the second power line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yang Wan Kim, Jae Yong Lee, Sun Ja Kwon, Hyun Ae Park, Byung Sun Kim, Su Jin Lee, Hyung Jun Park, Yu Jin Jeon
  • Patent number: 10762854
    Abstract: A display device includes first pixels in a first pixel area, second pixels in a second pixel area, first stages, second stages, and third stages. The first pixels are electrically connected to first signal lines, second signal lines, and data lines. The second pixels are electrically connected to at least a portion of third signal lines, fourth signal lines, or data lines. The first stages supply a first signal to the first and third signal lines. The second stages supply a second signal to the second signal lines and at least one of the fourth signal lines. The third stages supply the second signal to the fourth signal lines other than the at least one fourth signal line connected to the second stages. The second stages are spaced from the third stages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yang Wan Kim, Sun Ja Kwon, Byung Sun Kim, Hyun Ae Park, Su Jin Lee, Jae Yong Lee
  • Patent number: 10748472
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate including a first pixel area, a second pixel area having a smaller area than the first pixel area and connected to the first pixel area, and a peripheral area surrounding the first pixel area and the second pixel area; a first pixel provided in the first pixel area and a second pixel provided in the second pixel area; a first line connected to the first pixel and a second line connected to the second pixel; a dummy part disposed in the peripheral area, overlapping at least one of the first line and the second line and providing a parasitic capacitance that compensates for a difference in a load value between the first line and the second line; and a power supply line provided in the first and second pixel areas. The dummy part includes an insulating layer having at least one contact hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yang Wan Kim, Su Jin Lee, Sun Ja Kwon, Byung Sun Kim, Hyun Ae Park, Hyung Jun Park, Jae Yong Lee, Yu Jin Jeon
  • Patent number: 10748942
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a pixel area and a peripheral area located outside the pixel area; pixels located in the pixel area; power supply lines configured to provide an operating power to the pixels; and a plurality of data fanout wires configured to provide data signals to the pixels, wherein, in at least a portion of the peripheral area, the power supply lines and the plurality of data fanout wires are arranged on a same layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yang Wan Kim, Sun Ja Kwon, Byung Sun Kim, Hyun Ae Park, Su Jin Lee, Jae Yong Lee
  • Publication number: 20200227508
    Abstract: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a display device including a first display area having a plurality of first pixel regions and a second display area having both a plurality of second pixel regions and a plurality of light transmissive regions. The second display area includes a plurality of scan lines. The second pixel region includes a plurality of pixel electrodes and a voltage line disposed on a same layer as the pixel electrodes. The voltage line overlaps the scan line to be parallel therewith in the light transmissive region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Dong Wook Kim, Won Kyu Kwak, Jin Woo Park, Hyun-Chol Bang, Sun-Ja Kwon, Jeong Woo Park