Patents by Inventor Tae-Hoon Kwon

Tae-Hoon 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: 20180233084
    Abstract: A display device including a first pixel area including first pixels, a second pixel area including second pixels, a third pixel area including third pixels, and a display driver configured to control image display operations of the first pixel area, the second pixel area, and the third pixel area according to a first mode or a second mode, wherein the first pixel area includes a first sub-pixel area, and a second sub-pixel area between the first sub-pixel area and the second pixel area, and wherein the first sub-pixel area is configured to display a black image in the first mode, and the second sub-pixel area is configured to display a dummy image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Inventors: Tae Hoon KWON, Ji Hyun KA, Min Ku LEE, Seung Ji CHA, Hyun Uk OH, Jin Tae JEONG
  • Publication number: 20180226467
    Abstract: An organic light emitting display device includes a display unit including a first pixel column and a first data line connected to the first pixel column, a first pad unit including first and second signal pads, a test unit including a first switching element which is connected between the first data line and the first signal pad, and includes a control electrode connected to the second signal pad, a first conductive pattern provided in a different layer from that of the first signal pad and connected to the first signal pad, and a second conductive pattern provided in a different layer from that of the second signal pad and connected to the second signal pad, where the first and second conductive patterns are spaced apart from each other in the same layer, and a width of the first conductive pattern is greater than that of the second conductive pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Ji Hyun KA, Tae Hoon KWON, Yang Wan KIM, Min Ku LEE, Jae Yong LEE, Jin Tae JEONG, Seung Ji CHA
  • Publication number: 20180226430
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display device including: a substrate including a display area for displaying an image and a peripheral area neighboring the display area; a plurality of signal lines formed in the display area; a pad formed in the peripheral area; and a plurality of connection wires for connecting the signal lines and the pad, wherein a first connection wire and a second connection wire neighboring the first connection wire from among the plurality of connection wires are disposed on different layers, and the first connection wire and the second connection wire, which are formed to extend from the pad and are bent at least twice to have at least one being bent toward backward direction, are disposed in the peripheral area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Seung-Kyu Lee, Tae Hoon Kwon, Ji-Hyun Ka
  • Publication number: 20180218678
    Abstract: A display device includes pixels coupled to scan lines, emission control lines, and data lines, a scan driver configured to supply scan signals to the pixels through the scan lines, an emission driver configured to supply emission control signals to the pixels through the emission control lines, and a data driver configured to supply data signals to the pixels through the data lines, wherein the emission driver is configured to supply the emission control signals for each one of sub-periods in one frame period, and wherein a width of the emission control signals in any one sub-period from among the sub-periods is different from that of the emission control signals in another sub-period from among the sub-periods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Tae Hoon KWON, Ji Hyun KA, Min Ku LEE, Seung Ji CHA, Hyun Uk OH, Jin Tae JEONG
  • Patent number: 9947692
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display device including: a substrate including a display area for displaying an image and a peripheral area neighboring the display area; a plurality of signal lines formed in the display area; a pad formed in the peripheral area; and a plurality of connection wires for connecting the signal lines and the pad, wherein a first connection wire and a second connection wire neighboring the first connection wire from among the plurality of connection wires are disposed on different layers, and the first connection wire and the second connection wire, which are formed to extend from the pad and are bent at least twice to have at least one being bent toward backward direction, are disposed in the peripheral area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung-Kyu Lee, Tae Hoon Kwon, Ji-Hyun Ka
  • Publication number: 20180082643
    Abstract: A display device includes first and second pixel areas spaced apart from each other so that corresponding scan lines are separate from each other, a first non-pixel area at a periphery of the first pixel area, a second non-pixel area at a periphery of the second pixel area and opposite to the first non-pixel area with at least one pixel area interposed therebetween, first scan lines in the first pixel area, second scan lines in the second pixel area, a first scan driver in the first non-pixel area and connected to the first scan lines, a second scan driver in the second non-pixel area and connected to the second scan lines, first wires in the first non-pixel area and connected to the first scan driver, second wires in the second non-pixel area and connected to the second scan driver; and connecting wires connecting the first wires and second wires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: Jin Tae JEONG, Ji Hyun KA, Tae Hoon KWON, Min Ku LEE, Seung Ji CHA
  • Publication number: 20180033354
    Abstract: A display device includes a peripheral area around a display area, a plurality of pixels in the display area, and a plurality of signal lines connected to the pixels. The signal lines include a plurality of data lines connected to the pixels, a crack detection line connected to first data lines among the data lines through a first transistor, and a control line connected to a gate of the first transistor. The crack detection line is in the peripheral area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Inventors: Seung-Kyu LEE, Tae Hoon KWON, Ji-Hyun KA, Won Kyu KWAK, Dong Soo KIM, Han-Sung BAE, Hey Jin SHIN, Seung Ji CHA
  • Publication number: 20170365218
    Abstract: A pixel includes an organic light emitting diode (OLED), a pixel circuit, and first and second transistors. The OLD includes a cathode electrode connected to a second power source. The pixel circuit includes a driving transistor having a gate electrode initialized by a third power source. The driving transistor controls the amount of current flowing from a first power source to the second power source via the OLED. The first transistor is connected between a fourth power source and the second power source and an anode electrode of the OLED. The first transistor is turned on based on a scan signal is supplied to a scan line. The second transistor is connected between a data line and the pixel circuit. The second transistor is turned on when the scan signal is supplied to the ith scan line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Jin Tae JEONG, Min Ku LEE, Ji Hyun KA, Tae Hoon KWON, Seung Kyu LEE, Seung Ji CHA
  • Publication number: 20170365650
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate having a first region in which an image is displayed, a second region in which an image is not displayed, and a bending region connecting the first region and the second region. The bending region is configured to bend along a bending axis which extends in a first direction. A plurality of pad terminals is disposed within the second region. A first width of the bending region, measured along the first direction, is narrower than a second width of the second region, measured along the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: TAE HOON KWON, WON KYU KWAK, KWANG-MIN KIM, HEY JIN SHIN, SEUNG-KYU LEE
  • Publication number: 20170365211
    Abstract: A stage includes an output, an input, signal processors, and a stabilizer. The output supplies a voltage of a first or second power source to an output terminal based on voltages of first and second nodes. The input controls voltages of third and fourth nodes based on signals to a first and second input terminals. A first signal processor controls the voltage of the first node based on the voltage of the second node. A second signal processor is connected to a fifth node and controls the voltage of the first node based on a signal to a third input terminal. A third signal processor controls the voltage of the fourth node based on the voltage of the third node and the signal to the third input terminal. The stabilizer is connected between the second signal processor and input to control voltage drop widths of the third and fourth nodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Seung Kyu LEE, Seung Ji CHA, Ji Hyun KA, Tae Hoon KWON, Min Ku LEE, Jin Tae JEONG
  • Publication number: 20170352328
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a display device including first pixels disposed in a first pixel area, and connected to first scan lines; second pixels disposed in a second pixel area, and connected to second scan lines; a timing controller configured to supply a first clock signal and a second clock signal to a first clock line and a second clock line, respectively; a first scan driver configured to receive the first clock signal through the first clock line, and to supply a first scan signal to the first scan lines; and a second scan driver configured to receive the second clock signal through the second clock line, and to supply a second scan signal to the second scan lines, wherein the second pixel area has a smaller width than the first pixel area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2017
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Inventors: Jin Tae JEONG, Tae Hoon KWON, Min Ku LEE, Ji Hyun KA, Seung Kyu LEE, Seung Ji CHA
  • Publication number: 20170352311
    Abstract: A display device includes first pixels in a first pixel region and connected to first scan lines and second pixels in a second pixel region connected to second scan lines. The second pixel has a width less than the first pixel region. The display device also includes a first scan driver to supply first scan signals to the first scan lines, a second scan driver to supply second scan signals to the second scan lines, a first signal line to supply a first driving signal to the first scan driver and the second scan driver, and a signal delay circuit connected to the first signal line to delay the first driving signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Inventors: Seung Kyu LEE, Tae Hoon KWON, Min Ku LEE, Ji Hyun KA, Jin Tae JEONG, Seung Ji CHA
  • Publication number: 20170345367
    Abstract: A display device includes a first pixel region and a second pixel region having different widths. First pixels in the first pixel region each include a first transistor. Second pixels in the second pixel region each include a second transistor performing a same function as the first transistor. At least one of a channel width and a channel length of the first transistor of the first and second pixels is be different from one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Ji Hyun KA, Min Ku LEE, Tae Hoon KWON, Seung Kyu LEE, Jin Tae JEONG, Seung Ji CHA
  • Publication number: 20170338295
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate having a pixel area with at least a first rounded corner portion and first to third non-pixel areas arranged sequentially along an outer circumference of the pixel area. An internal circuit in the first non-pixel area has a first end portion adjacent to the first rounded corner portion of the pixel area. The first end portion of the internal circuit is rounded in accordance with the first rounded corner portion. A plurality of routing wires are in the third non-pixel area below the pixel area. The routing wires extending to the pixel area via the second non-pixel area and the first non-pixel area. The routing wires include at least a first routing wire connected to the pixel area passing an area of the first end portion of the internal circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Inventors: Seung Kyu LEE, Yang Wan KIM, Sun Ja KWON, Byung Sun KIM, Hyun Ae PARK, Su Jin LEE, Jae Yong LEE, Tae Hoon KWON, Seung Ji CHA
  • Publication number: 20170337877
    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: March 8, 2017
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    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
  • Publication number: 20170309230
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel including a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, and a plurality of unit pixels. Each unit pixel includes a plurality of sub-pixels, each coupled to a respective data line. The plurality of sub-pixels includes a red sub-pixel, a first green sub-pixel, a blue sub-pixel, and a second green sub-pixel. The display device further includes a data driver configured to output data signals via output channels. The display device additionally includes a plurality of demultiplexers configured to selectively connect data signals output from the output channels to the plurality of sub-pixels in response to a plurality of select signals that are sequentially provided to the plurality of demultiplexers. The display device further includes a scan driver configured to provide scan signals to the unit pixels through the scan lines, and a timing controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Inventors: TAE-HOON KWON, SEUNG-KYU LEE, SEUNG-JI CHA
  • Publication number: 20170301280
    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: February 16, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    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
  • Publication number: 20170116920
    Abstract: An emission driver includes light emission control drivers electrically connected to light emission control lines, the light emission control drivers including an (n?1)th light emission control driver configured to provide an (n?1)th carry signal, n being an integer greater than or equal to 2, and an (n)th light emission control driver adjacent to the (n?1)th light emission control driver, the (n)th light emission control drive being configured to generate an (n)th light emission control signal for controlling a light emission time of a pixel based on the (n?1)th carry signal, and to generate an (n)th carry signal based on the (n)th light emission control signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2016
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Inventors: Tae-Hoon Kwon, Seung-Kyu Lee, Seung-Ji Cha
  • Patent number: 9626902
    Abstract: A light emission driver for a display device is disclosed. In one aspect, the driver includes a first node to which first and second light emitting power source voltages are applied according to respective clock signals. The driver also includes a second node to which the first and third light emitting power source voltages are applied according to the respective clock signals. The driver further includes first and second transistors respectively turned on by the first and second nodes and respectively transmitting the second and first light emitting power source voltages to a light emitting signal output terminal, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae-Hoon Kwon, Ji-Hyun Ka
  • Publication number: 20170077143
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display device including: a substrate including a display area for displaying an image and a peripheral area neighboring the display area; a plurality of signal lines formed in the display area; a pad formed in the peripheral area; and a plurality of connection wires for connecting the signal lines and the pad, wherein a first connection wire and a second connection wire neighboring the first connection wire from among the plurality of connection wires are disposed on different layers, and the first connection wire and the second connection wire, which are formed to extend from the pad and are bent at least twice to have at least one being bent toward backward direction, are disposed in the peripheral area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2016
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Inventors: Seung-Kyu Lee, Tae Hoon Kwon, Ji-Hyun Ka