Patents by Inventor Tadayoshi Katsuta

Tadayoshi Katsuta 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: 11500485
    Abstract: A display device with a touch detection function is provided and includes a display area where a plurality of pixel electrodes are arranged in a matrix having a first direction and a second direction crossing the first direction above a substrate; common electrodes provided so as to face the pixel electrodes; an insulating layer between the common electrodes and the pixel electrodes; a display functional layer having an image display function of displaying an image on the display area; a plurality of pixel signal lines each coupled to the pixel electrodes, the pixel signal lines each extending in the first direction; a source selector that are coupled to the pixels through the pixel signal lines and that performs a switching operation, the source selector including a plurality of source switches; and a control device for performing image display control by applying a display drive voltage between the pixel electrodes and the common electrodes based on an image signal to exert the image display function of the
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Tadayoshi Katsuta, Hiroshi Mizuhashi
  • Publication number: 20220300139
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display apparatus includes: a substrate; a plurality of pixel electrodes; a plurality of detection electrodes arranged in a matrix in a display area of the substrate; a plurality of detection electrode lines coupled to the respective detection electrodes; a plurality of first electrodes provided in the same layer as the detection electrodes or the detection electrode lines and extending in a first direction; a plurality of switching elements coupled to the respective pixel electrodes; a plurality of signal lines coupled to the switching elements and extending in a second direction crossing the first direction; a coupling member provided in a peripheral area outside the display area and configured to couple ends of the first electrodes to each other; and a drive circuit configured to output a first drive signal in a first sensing period in which an electromagnetic induction method is used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventors: Hayato KURASAWA, Hiroshi MIZUHASHI, Fumitaka GOTOH, Gen KOIDE, Tadayoshi KATSUTA
  • Patent number: 11429212
    Abstract: A touch detection device is provided and includes driving electrodes for detecting an external proximity object, extending in first direction and arranged in second direction; first voltage line extending in second direction; second voltage line extending in second direction; third voltage line extending in second direction, third voltage line being narrower in than first voltage line and second voltage line in width; and switching circuit for electrically connecting driving electrodes and first voltage line, second voltage line, or third voltage line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Daisuke Ito, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Makoto Hayashi, Yasuyuki Teranishi, Tadayoshi Katsuta
  • Publication number: 20220271074
    Abstract: A detection device includes a sensor area in which a plurality of detection elements each comprising a photoelectric conversion element are arranged in a detection region, a drive circuit configured to supply a plurality of drive signals to the detection elements, and a detection circuit configured to process a detection signal output from each of the detection elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2022
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Inventor: Tadayoshi KATSUTA
  • Publication number: 20220262158
    Abstract: A detection device includes: a sensor in which detection elements each including a photoelectric conversion element are arranged in a detection region; a drive circuit configured to supply drive signals to the detection elements; and a detection circuit configured to process a detection signal output from each detection element. Each detection element includes: a source follower transistor configured to output a signal corresponding to an electric charge generated in the photoelectric conversion element; and a read transistor configured to read an output signal of the source follower transistor and output the detection signal. A potential obtained by superimposing a threshold voltage of the source follower transistor and a voltage drop caused by on-resistance of the read transistor on a reset potential serving as a reference value for a voltage variation amount of the detection signal is set as an initial value of a potential applied to the photoelectric conversion element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2022
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Inventor: Tadayoshi KATSUTA
  • Publication number: 20220246645
    Abstract: According to an aspect, an array substrate includes a first scan line, a second scan line, and a signal line. A semiconductor film has a coupling portion coupling one end of a first linear portion to one end of a second linear portion. Another end of the first linear portion of the semiconductor film and another end of the second linear portion of the semiconductor film are coupled to the signal line. In a plan view, the semiconductor film is disposed between the first scan line and the second scan line, the first linear portion intersects two first gate electrodes, and the second linear portion intersects two second gate electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Tadayoshi KATSUTA
  • Publication number: 20220238578
    Abstract: A detection device includes: a substrate; photoelectric conversion elements provided to the substrate; transistors; and signal lines each of which is between adjacent photoelectric conversion elements. Each detection element includes one of the photoelectric conversion element and the transistors adjacent to the photoelectric conversion element. A first signal line among the signal lines is between the photoelectric conversion element of a first detection element and the photoelectric conversion element of a second detection element adjacent to one side of the first detection element and is coupled to the first detection element and the second detection element. A second signal line among the signal lines is between the photoelectric conversion element of the first detection element and the photoelectric conversion element of a third detection element adjacent to another side of the first detection element and is coupled to the first detection element and the third detection element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2022
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Inventor: Tadayoshi KATSUTA
  • Patent number: 11385739
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display apparatus includes: a substrate; a plurality of pixel electrodes; a plurality of detection electrodes arranged in a matrix in a display area of the substrate; a plurality of detection electrode lines coupled to the respective detection electrodes; a plurality of first electrodes provided in the same layer as the detection electrodes or the detection electrode lines and extending in a first direction; a plurality of switching elements coupled to the respective pixel electrodes; a plurality of signal lines coupled to the switching elements and extending in a second direction crossing the first direction; a coupling member provided in a peripheral area outside the display area and configured to couple ends of the first electrodes to each other; and a drive circuit configured to output a first drive signal in a first sensing period in which an electromagnetic induction method is used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hayato Kurasawa, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Fumitaka Gotoh, Gen Koide, Tadayoshi Katsuta
  • Publication number: 20220164054
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate, first electrodes, lines, pixel electrodes, a display functional layer, a common electrode, second electrodes, and a controller. The first electrodes are opposed to the second electrodes with a space therebetween, and an insulating layer is provided between the common electrode and the first and second electrodes. During the display periods, in response to a control signal from the controller, the pixel electrodes are supplied with a pixel signal through the lines, and the common electrode is supplied with a common signal. During the sensing period, in response to the control signal from the controller, the lines are supplied with a first drive signal to generate a magnetic field. The first electrodes are supplied with a second drive signal to generate electrostatic capacitance between themselves and the second electrodes in response to the control signal from the controller, synchronously or asynchronously with the display periods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2022
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hayato KURASAWA, Hiroshi MIZUHASHI, Tadayoshi KATSUTA
  • Patent number: 11342360
    Abstract: According to an aspect, an array substrate includes a first scan line, a second scan line, and a signal line. A semiconductor film has a coupling portion coupling one end of a first linear portion to one end of a second linear portion. Another end of the first linear portion of the semiconductor film and another end of the second linear portion of the semiconductor film are coupled to the signal line. In a plan view, the semiconductor film is disposed between the first scan line and the second scan line, the first linear portion intersects two first gate electrodes, and the second linear portion intersects two second gate electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Tadayoshi Katsuta
  • Publication number: 20220115424
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a detection device includes: a substrate; a plurality of photodiodes arranged on the substrate; an insulating film that covers the photodiodes; and a conductive layer provided on the insulating film. Each photodiode includes a plurality of first regions, in each of which a p-type semiconductor layer, an i-type semiconductor layer, and an n-type semiconductor layer are stacked such that the p-type semiconductor layer is directly in contact with the i-type semiconductor layer and the i-type semiconductor layer is directly in contact with the n-type semiconductor layer. The i-type semiconductor layers in the first regions are separated from one another in a plan view. The n-type semiconductor layers in the first regions are separated from one another in the plan view. The conductive layer is coupled to each of the n-type semiconductor layers in the first regions through a contact hole provided in the insulating film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Inventors: Tadayoshi KATSUTA, Yoshitaka OZEKI
  • Publication number: 20220100345
    Abstract: A detection function-equipped display device includes: a display unit provided with pixels; drive electrodes disposed along a display surface of the display unit and arranged in a first direction; detection electrodes disposed along the display surface, arranged in a second direction, and facing the drive electrodes; a potential selection circuit that performs switching control; a scanning circuit that outputs a scanning signal; a detection circuit that performs detection of a touch on the display surface based on potentials from the detection electrodes; and a signal selection circuit that supplies, to the potential selection circuit, either a first signal corresponding to the scanning signal or a second signal from the detection circuit. The switching control includes processing of applying the drive potential to one or more of the drive electrodes based on one of the first signal and the second signal and applying the non-drive potential to the other drive electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Inventor: Tadayoshi KATSUTA
  • Patent number: 11287912
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate, first electrodes, lines, pixel electrodes, a display functional layer, a common electrode, second electrodes, and a controller. The first electrodes are opposed to the second electrodes with a space therebetween, and an insulating layer is provided between the common electrode and the first and second electrodes. During the display periods, in response to a control signal from the controller, the pixel electrodes are supplied with a pixel signal through the lines, and the common electrode is supplied with a common signal. During the sensing period, in response to the control signal from the controller, the lines are supplied with a first drive signal to generate a magnetic field. The first electrodes are supplied with a second drive signal to generate electrostatic capacitance between themselves and the second electrodes in response to the control signal from the controller, synchronously or asynchronously with the display periods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hayato Kurasawa, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Tadayoshi Katsuta
  • Publication number: 20220005432
    Abstract: The display control circuit includes a drive signal generation circuit that generates a gate drive signal, a scanning line drive circuit that supplies the gate drive signal to the scanning line, and a first wire through which the gate drive signal from the drive signal generation circuit is supplied to the scanning line drive circuit. The drive signal generation circuit includes a first potential supply circuit that supplies, to the first wire, a first potential equal to or lower than an off-potential of the pixel transistor, a second potential supply circuit that supplies, to the first wire, a second potential lower than the first potential, a third potential supply circuit that supplies, to the first wire, a third potential higher than the first potential, and a fourth potential supply circuit that supplies, to the first wire, a fourth potential equal to or higher than an on-potential of the pixel transistor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Tadayoshi KATSUTA, Yoshikazu HASHIBA
  • Patent number: 11150524
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a base substrate, a switching element including a semiconductor layer, a power supply line, a pixel electrode electrically connected to the switching element, a capacitance electrode positioned between the base substrate and the pixel electrode and electrically connected to the power supply line, a first interlayer insulating film positioned between the pixel electrode and the capacitance electrode, a common electrode, and an electrophoretic element positioned between the pixel electrode and the common electrode. An edge of the capacitance electrode overlaps the pixel electrode over the entire periphery thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Ozeki, Tadayoshi Katsuta, Koji Ishizaki, Takahiro Takeuchi, Koshiro Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 11126287
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate, first electrodes, pixel electrodes, a display functional layer, common electrodes, second electrodes stacked in this order. The display device further includes lines that are provided between the substrate and the display functional layer and intersect with the first electrodes in the plan view. In response to a control signal from a controller, the pixel electrodes are supplied with a pixel signal through the lines, and the common electrodes are supplied with a common signal in the display periods; either of the lines and the first electrodes are supplied with a first drive signal to generate a magnetic field, and the other thereof generate an electromotive force caused by the magnetic field in the first sensing period; the common electrodes are supplied with a second drive signal to generate electrostatic capacitance between the common electrodes and the second electrodes in the second sensing period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hayato Kurasawa, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Tadayoshi Katsuta
  • Patent number: 11106301
    Abstract: A display device includes first electrodes, second electrodes, lines, and a controller, and includes a substrate, pixel electrodes, a display functional layer, and a common electrode stacked in this order. An insulating layer is between the common electrode and the first and second electrodes. The controller controls the pixel electrodes, the common electrode, the lines, and the first and second electrodes. During a display period, the pixel electrodes are supplied with a pixel signal through the lines, and the common electrode is supplied with a common signal. During a first sensing period, the lines are supplied with a first drive signal to generate a magnetic field. During a second sensing period, the lines are supplied with the first drive signal to generate the magnetic field, and an electromotive force corresponding to a distance between the lines and the first electrodes is generated in the first electrodes by the magnetic field.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hayato Kurasawa, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Tadayoshi Katsuta
  • Publication number: 20210223598
    Abstract: A display device includes a display region having a plurality of pixels, a driver IC provided in a frame region on an outer side of the display region and configured to drive the pixels, a first power source wiring line and a second power source wiring line each electrically coupled to the driver IC, and a first electrode that is arranged so as to face the first power source wiring line and the second power source wiring line via a first insulating layer, and is electrically coupled to the first power source wiring line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Tadayoshi KATSUTA, Shunsuke NOICHI, Yasayuki TERANISHI, Satoshi UCHINO, Hayato KURASAWA, Yoshiharu NAKAJIMA
  • Publication number: 20210223615
    Abstract: A light shielding layer overlapping with a peripheral region of a display device includes extension portions each extending along a Y direction, bent portions located between the extension portions, and another extension portion located between the bent portions. In a region overlapping with the another extension portion, an enable line (first potential supply line), which supplies a potential to a plurality of scanning signal lines via a driving circuit (first driving circuit), goes through a wiring layer (first wiring layer) and another wiring layer (second wiring layer) made of a material having resistivity lower than that of the wiring layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Tadayoshi KATSUTA
  • Publication number: 20210173245
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display apparatus includes: a substrate; a plurality of pixel electrodes provided in a display area; a plurality of switching elements coupled to the respective pixel electrodes; a plurality of first electrodes provided between semiconductors of the switching elements and the substrate in a direction orthogonal to the substrate and extending in a first direction; a plurality of signal lines coupled to the switching elements and extending in a second direction intersecting the first direction; a coupling member provided in a peripheral area outside the display area and configured to couple ends of the first electrodes to each other; and a drive circuit configured to output a first drive signal to the first electrodes or the signal lines during a first sensing period in which an electromagnetic induction method is used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2021
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Inventors: Hayato Kurasawa, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Fumitaka Gotoh, Gen Koide, Tadayoshi Katsuta