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).

  • Patent number: 10504446
    Abstract: A display device is disclosed, the display device includes a substrate having a first pixel region, a second pixel region having a smaller area than the first pixel region, the second pixel region being connected to the first pixel region, and a peripheral region surrounding the first pixel region and the second pixel region, a first pixel and a second pixel respectively at the first and second pixel regions, a first line connected to the first pixel and a second line connected to the second pixel, and a dummy unit in the peripheral region, the dummy unit overlapping with at least one of the first and second lines, the dummy unit being configured to compensate for a difference between a load value of the first line and a load value of the second line, wherein the dummy unit includes at least two sub-dummy units spaced from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    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
  • Publication number: 20190371248
    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: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    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: 10490122
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a first pixel region and a second pixel region having a smaller area than the first pixel region. The second pixel region is connected to the first pixel region. A first pixel is provided in the first pixel region and a second pixel is provided in the second pixel region. A first line is connected to the first pixel and a second line is connected to the second pixel. A dummy unit overlaps at least one of the first line and the second line, and compensates for a difference in load values between the first and second lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    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: 10490119
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate including a first pixel region, at least one second pixel region having a smaller area than the first pixel region, the at least one second pixel region being disposed adjacent to the first pixel region, and a peripheral region surrounding the first pixel region and the second pixel region; first and second pixels respectively provided in the first and second pixel regions; first and second lines respectively connected to the first and second pixels; a dummy line connected to one of the first and second lines to extend to the peripheral region; and a first dummy part including a dummy pixel connected to the dummy line in the peripheral region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    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
  • Publication number: 20190355310
    Abstract: A display device has a substrate with a first pixel area and a second pixel area smaller than the first pixel area. First pixels in the first pixel area are connected with first scan lines. Second pixels in the second pixel area are connected with second scan lines. A first scan driver supplies a first scan signal to the first scan lines, and a second scan driver supplies a second scan signal to the second scan lines. A first signal line supplies a first driving signal to the first and second scan drivers. The first signal line includes first sub signal line to supply the first driving signal to the first scan driver, a second sub signal line to supply the first driving signal to the second scan driver, and a first load matching resistor connected between the first sub signal line and the second sub signal line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Inventors: Yang Wan KIM, Sun Ja KWON, Byung Sun KIM, Hyun Ae PARK, Su Jin LEE, Jae Yong LEE
  • Patent number: 10475389
    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: April 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    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: 10467971
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel having a display area with a plurality of pixel areas and a non-display area adjacent the display area, the display panel may include a substrate including at least one thin film transistor in each of the pixel areas and a display element connected to the thin film transistor; lighting circuits in the non-display area on the substrate to check lighting states of the display element; signal wires in the non-display area on the substrate to supply a signal to the lighting circuits; dummy circuits including a plurality of dummy capacitors, each of which include a first dummy capacitor electrode and a second dummy capacitor electrode, wherein the dummy circuits collect external static electricity coming through the signal wires before the external static electricity flows into the lighting circuits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Seon Seo, Sun Ja Kwon, Yang Wan Kim, Seung Woo Sung, Yun Kyeong In
  • Patent number: 10467958
    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: August 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    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: 10446635
    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 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Joong Soo Moon, Sun Ja Kwon, Min Woo Byun, Seung Yeon Cho
  • Publication number: 20190304356
    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: June 19, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    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: 10431162
    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: October 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    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: 20190296052
    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: June 11, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Yang Wan KIM, Sun Ja KWON, Byung Sun KIM, Hyun Ae PARK, Su Jin LEE, Jae Yong LEE
  • Patent number: 10403193
    Abstract: An exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure provides a display device, including 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 with at least one of the first line and the second line, and providing a parasitic capacitance that compensate for a difference in a load value between the first line and the second line; and a power supply line provided in the first pixel area and the second pixel area, wherein the dummy part includes an insulating layer having at least one contact hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    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: 10388227
    Abstract: A display device has a substrate with a first pixel area and a second pixel area smaller than the first pixel area. First pixels in the first pixel area are connected with first scan lines. Second pixels in the second pixel area are connected with second scan lines. A first scan driver supplies a first scan signal to the first scan lines, and a second scan driver supplies a second scan signal to the second scan lines. A first signal line supplies a first driving signal to the first and second scan drivers. The first signal line includes first sub signal line to supply the first driving signal to the first scan driver, a second sub signal line to supply the first driving signal to the second scan driver, and a first load matching resistor connected between the first sub signal line and the second sub signal line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    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: 10388228
    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: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    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: 10366644
    Abstract: A display panel includes a display region including a data line and a pixel that is electrically connected to the data line, a non-display region including a lighting test line that is arranged alternately in a first layer and in a second layer disposed on the first layer, the non-display region being adjacent to the display region and including, and a lighting test unit providing a lighting test voltage to the display region through the lighting test line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sun-Ja Kwon, Won-Kyu Kwak
  • Patent number: 10354578
    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: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: 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: 10347665
    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: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    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: 20190181211
    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: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Han Sung BAE, Se Ho KIM, Sun Ja KWON, Dong Wook KIM, Jun Yong AN, Sang Moo CHOI, Jun Won CHOI
  • Publication number: 20190147813
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel having a display area with a plurality of pixel areas and a non-display area adjacent the display area, the display panel may include a substrate including at least one thin film transistor in each of the pixel areas and a display element connected to the thin film transistor; lighting circuits in the non-display area on the substrate to check lighting states of the display element; signal wires in the non-display area on the substrate to supply a signal to the lighting circuits; dummy circuits including a plurality of dummy capacitors, each of which include a first dummy capacitor electrode and a second dummy capacitor electrode, wherein the dummy circuits collect external static electricity coming through the signal wires before the external static electricity flows into the lighting circuits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Jun Seon Seo, Sun Ja Kwon, Yang Wan Kim, Seung Woo Sung, Yun Kyeong In