Xiaochen Niu 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).
Abstract: A backlight unit, a liquid crystal display and method of manufacturing the same are provided. The backlight unit includes a backlight source and a diffraction grating disposed on the backlight source. The diffraction grating is etched on the backlight source, each of monochromatic light emitting units in the backlight source corresponds to N grating patterns on the diffraction grating, where N is a natural number greater than 1.
Abstract: An embodiment of the present disclosure discloses a display device which uses a black and white liquid crystal display panel, i.e., not arranging a color resistor layer formed by the color resistor material in the liquid crystal display panel, and arranging a light splitting film between a backlight panel and a liquid crystal layer. The light splitting film enables light emitted from the backlight panel to be split into light of N colors, and light of each color is projected onto a corresponding sub-pixel of the liquid crystal display panel.
Abstract: A 2D/3D switchable display device is disclosed. Said 2D/3D switchable display device comprises: a backlight panel, a first liquid crystal display panel at a light emergent side of the backlight panel, and a black-and-white second liquid crystal display panel at a light emergent side of the first liquid crystal display panel; wherein during 3D display, the second liquid crystal display panel is fully light-transmissive; during 2D display, liquid crystal molecules in the second liquid crystal display panel are arranged irregularly so as to scatter light emitted from the first liquid crystal display panel.
Abstract: An in-vehicle rear-view display system is described, comprising: a display device comprising a dimming device configured to adjust luminance of light emitted from the display device based on a color change of the dimming device; a first control unit connected with the dimming device and configured to control the color change of the dimming device in accordance with a luminance change of an irradiation light. By arranging in the display device a dimming device capable of adjusting the luminance of light emitted from the display device, the first control unit can control the color change of the dimming device in accordance with the luminance change of the ambient light, and thereby control the luminance of light emitted from the display device so as to preventing glare. Meanwhile, the poor clarity of the screen caused by an anti-glare screen film added to the screen of the display device is avoided.
Abstract: A 3D display device and a driving method thereof are provided, which includes controlling first subpixels, arranged in an electroluminescent display (ELD) panel disposed below a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel, to form luminous areas and black areas alternately arranged in the row direction, so as to form a rear grating; determining a position for displaying a left-eye view and a position for displaying a right-eye view in the LCD panel according to current positions of eyes of a viewer; and controlling second subpixels corresponding to the same position for displaying the left-eye image in the LCD panel to display same view, and controlling second subpixels corresponding to the same position for displaying the right-eye image to display same view.
Abstract: Embodiment of the disclosure provide a display panel, a display device and a control method thereof, which belong to the field of display technology. The display panel comprises: a first base substrate and a second base substrate that are provided opposite to each other; and a plurality of pixel units formed between the first base substrate and the second base substrate. The pixel unit of the plurality of pixel units comprises: a liquid crystal adjustment unit; and a first light-shielding region and a first light-transmitting region at the first side of the liquid crystal adjustment unit. The liquid crystal adjustment unit comprises an adjustment electrode and a liquid crystal layer. The adjustment electrode is configured to control the deflection of the liquid crystals in the liquid crystal layer such that the light from the second side of the liquid crystal adjustment unit is transmitted to at least one of the first light-shielding region and the first light-transmitting region.
Abstract: A display device and a controlling method are disclosed to achieve peep-proof effect while increasing utilization rate of light. The display device includes a display panel including a first substrate, a second substrate and a plurality of display units, wherein a first light source is disposed on one side of the first substrate; light emitted by the first light source is incident onto the first substrate and propagated in the first substrate in a manner of total reflection; and a light adjusting structure is disposed on a surface of the first substrate close to the second substrate, and is configured to reduce a divergence angle of light emitted by each of the display units of the display panel.
Abstract: A display module is disclosed. The display module includes a display panel and a liquid crystal lens. The liquid crystal lens includes a liquid crystal layer; the liquid crystal lens is on a display side of the display panel and configured to gather, in a horizontal direction, light rays exiting from the display panel together to at least one observation position, which includes a primary observation position corresponding to a center of the display panel and subsidiary observation positions on both sides of the primary observation position. Also disclosed are a display device including the display module and a control method for the display module.
Abstract: Provided in the embodiments of the present disclosure are a display device and a display terminal. The display device includes a light emitting panel and at least one optical modulation unit provided on a light exit side of the light emitting panel, a grating layer being provided in the light emitting panel, or between the light emitting panel and the optical modulation unit, wherein the optical modulation unit is configured to modulate incident light to exit at a certain preset angle, and the grating layer is configured to parallelize exit directions of incident light.
Abstract: Disclosed are a display device and a driving method thereof which can allow the display lighter and thinner. A display device includes: a middle frame, a panel component which is disposed on a side of the middle frame. The middle frame is made of a conductive material and is grounded; the display device further includes a pressure detection unit; a pressure detection electrode is disposed between the two base substrates at the outermost sides of the panel component, and a capacitor is formed between the pressure detection electrode and the middle frame; the pressure detection unit is connected with the pressure detection electrode and the middle frame, respectively, and is configured for detecting a capacitance value between the pressure detection electrode and the middle frame.
Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a three-dimensional display device and a driving method thereof. In a previous frame of display time, one part of second sub-pixels in a liquid crystal display panel are controlled to display a left eye view, and the other part of second sub-pixels display a right eye view. In a next frame of display time, positions of light emitting areas and black areas in an electroluminescent display panel are interchanged, and the second sub-pixels that display the left eye view in the previous frame display the right eye view in the next frame, and the second sub-pixels that display the right eye view in the previous frame display the left eye view in the next frame. The sum of the previous frame and the next frame of display time is less than a predetermined maximum time.
Abstract: The present disclosure provides touch substrate and display apparatus, belonging to field of display technology. The touch substrate includes a substrate, and a plurality of control lines, a plurality of read lines and a plurality of touch control units disposed on the substrate; each touch control unit includes a first patch disposed on first surface of the substrate and a second patch disposed on second surface of the substrate opposite to the first surface, orthogonal projection of the first patch at least partially overlapping with that of the second patch, the first and second patches being electrically connected through conductive via penetrating the substrate; each touch control unit operates under control of control signal inputted through corresponding control line, and read, through corresponding read line, pressure signal for the first and second patches in the touch control unit to determine position of touch point at which a press occurs.
Abstract: The disclosure discloses a display device, and an operating method thereof. The display device includes an array of liquid crystal lenses, the array includes liquid crystal micro-lenses, each of which includes a first electrode layer and a second electrode layer, both of which have circular contour and are arranged in a direction of an axis thereof, and a liquid crystal layer located between the two electrode layers When the display device operates in a 2D display mode, the liquid crystal layer operates as planar glass under an action of an electric field generated between the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer; and when the display device operates in a 3D display mode, the liquid crystal layer operates as a convex lens under the action of the electric field generated between the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer.
Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a display device and virtual reality glasses. The display device comprises an array substrate, which comprises a base substrate, a plurality of sub-pixels arranged on the base substrate, and a grating arranged on the base substrate. The grating comprises a plurality of sub-gratings having different structures, and each sub-grating comprises an adjusting part for adjusting propagation direction of light rays, so that light rays exiting from the adjusting part converge to a predetermined spatial position. The array substrate further comprises a plurality of preset areas, and the plurality of sub-gratings correspond to sub-pixels located in different preset areas respectively. The display device further comprises a light source disposed beside the base substrate. The light rays emitted from the light source are parallel light. The light rays are totally reflected in the array substrate except in regions where the adjusting parts of sub-gratings are located.
Abstract: A display panel and a display device are provided. The display panel includes a first substrate and a second substrate that disposed opposite to each other, and a first optical film that provided on a side of the first substrate facing the second substrate. The first optical film is provided with a plurality of nanoscale microstructures, so that the first optical film is capable of splitting incident white light into a plurality of monochromatic light beams with different colors.
Abstract: The present disclosure provides a display panel, a driving method thereof and a display apparatus. The display panel includes display areas arranged in array, each display area including at least two pixels having different domain tilt directions and strip electrodes in the pixels having different tilt directions. The pixels having different domain tilt directions in each display area are electrically connected with different gate lines, and the pixels in each display area are electrically connected with a same data line. Each pixel is configured to drive, under a control of the gate line electrically connected with the pixel, liquid crystal molecules in the pixel to create a corresponding liquid crystal prism according to amplitude of data voltage input through the data line, so as to control light emergent direction at a position where the pixel is located. The display panel is capable of performing single or multiple view display.
Abstract: A liquid crystal lens, a lens assembly, an optical apparatus, and a display device are provided. The liquid crystal lens includes a first transparent substrate; a second transparent substrate, provided opposite to the first transparent substrate; a liquid crystal layer, provided between the first and second transparent substrates; and at least one first electrode and at least one second electrode, both of which being provided at a side of one of the first and second transparent substrates proximal to the liquid crystal layer. The at least one first electrode and the at least one second electrode are alternately arranged to be insulated from each other and have an interval therebetween.
Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a display panel and a display device. The display panel includes a plurality of sub-pixels each comprising a display unit. The display unit includes a first electrode, a second electrode and a liquid crystal layer. A first black matrix pattern is disposed at a side of the liquid crystal layer facing the first electrode and a second black matrix pattern is disposed at a side of the liquid crystal layer facing the second electrode, the second black matrix pattern having an opening therein, the first black matrix pattern being disposed at a position corresponding to the opening.
Abstract: The present invention is related to a liquid crystal lens. The liquid crystal lens may comprise a plurality a liquid crystal lens units. At least one of the plurality of liquid crystal lens units may comprise a first substrate, a second substrate opposite the first substrate, a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate, and a scattering member on the first substrate at an edge of the liquid crystal lens unit. The scattering member may be configured to scatter crosstalk light at the edge of the liquid crystal lens unit.
Abstract: A driving substrate and a driving method thereof and a liquid crystal display device. The driving substrate includes driving electrodes and a control chip. A time period of a frame is divided into at least a first time period, a second time period and a third time period. The control chip configured to: in the first time period, apply a first group of data voltages to respective driving electrodes to control corresponding pixels to be equivalent to liquid crystal lenses having first curvatures; in the second time period, apply a second group of data voltages to the respective driving electrodes to control the corresponding pixels to be equivalent to liquid crystal lenses having second curvatures; and in the third time period, apply a third group of data voltages to the respective driving electrodes to control the corresponding pixels to be equivalent to liquid crystal lenses having third curvatures.