Patents by Inventor Yang Wan Kim

Yang Wan Kim 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: 20200168147
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode (“OLED”) display includes a semiconductor layer on a substrate, first and second signal lines on the semiconductor layer, a shield layer on the first and second signal lines, a data line on the shield layer, and an OLED on the data line, where the transistor includes a driving transistor, a second transistor connected to the first signal line and the data line, and a third transistor including a gate electrode connected to the first signal line, a third electrode connected to a second electrode of the driving transistor, and a fourth electrode connected to a gate electrode of the driving transistor, the shield layer includes an overlapped portion overlapping at least a part of the connection portion and non-overlaps the second transistor, and the shield layer is separated from the first and second signal lines with a gap therebetween in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Ji Su NA, Joong-Soo MOON, Chae Han HYUN, Yang Wan KIM
  • Patent number: 10650725
    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: June 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    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
  • Publication number: 20200144355
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate; pixels, the pixels each including at least one transistor and a light emitting device connected to the transistor; data lines and scan lines connected to the pixels; and a power line supplying power to the light emitting device. The transistor includes an active pattern on the substrate, source and drain electrodes each connected to the active pattern, a gate electrode on the active pattern, an interlayer insulating layer covering the gate electrode, the interlayer insulating layer including a first interlayer insulating layer, a second interlayer insulating layer, and a third interlayer insulating layer, which are sequentially stacked, and a protective layer provided on the interlayer insulating layer. The third interlayer insulating layer includes a concave part in a region in which the light emitting device and the second conductive layer overlap with each other, and the second conductive layer is in the concave part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Yang Wan KIM, Hyung Jun PARK, Jae Yong LEE, Byung Sun KIM, Su Jin LEE
  • Publication number: 20200142448
    Abstract: A flexible display panel including: a flexible substrate including a first region, second regions that extend from the first region and that have a curved surface, and a third region folded towards the second regions; a first display region in the first region of the flexible substrate; a second display region in the second regions of the flexible substrate; a plurality of non-display regions outside the first display region or the second display regions, wherein at least one of the plurality of non-display regions is in the third region of the flexible substrate; and an encapsulation member for encapsulating the first display region and the second display regions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Dong-Un Jin, Woo-Jong Lee, Yang-Wan Kim, Young-Sik Kim, Jun-Sang Lyu, Sang-Min Kim
  • Patent number: 10636859
    Abstract: A display device is disclosed, and the display device includes a substrate including first to third display regions, the second and the third display regions being spaced from each other, each of the second and third display regions having an area smaller than that of the first display region and being continuous to the first display region, first to third pixels in the first to third display regions, first to third lines connected to the first to third pixels, and a dummy part configured to compensate for a difference between a load value of the first lines and load values of the second and third lines, wherein the second display region includes a first sub-region adjacent to the first display region and a second sub-region spaced from the first display region, and the third display region includes a third sub-region adjacent to the first display region and a fourth sub-region spaced from the first display region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyung Jun Park, Yang Wan Kim, Byung Sun Kim, Su Jin Lee, Jae Yong Lee, Ji Hyun Ka, Tae Hoon Kwon, Jin Tae Jeong, Seung Ji Cha
  • Publication number: 20200127076
    Abstract: A display device including a substrate including a first display region having a first width, a second display region having a second width smaller than the first width, a peripheral region at a periphery of the first and second display regions, and a dummy region in the peripheral region, a first pixel in the first display region, a second pixel in the second display region, a first control line connected to the first pixel and extending in the first display region, a second control line connected to the second pixel and extending in the second display region, and a dummy line connected to the second control line in the dummy region, wherein the second control line is at a first conductive layer on a first insulating layer, the dummy line is at a second conductive layer on a second insulating layer on the first conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Yang Wan KIM, Byung Sun KIM, Su Jin LEE, Hyung Jun PARK, Jae Yong LEE
  • Publication number: 20200119130
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate having a display area and a non-display area, a plurality of pixels in the display area, scan lines for supplying a scan signal to the pixels, the scan lines extending in a first direction, data lines for supplying a data signal to the pixels, the data lines extending in a second direction crossing the first direction, and a first dummy part in the non-display area, adjacent to an outermost pixel, connected to an outermost data line of the display area, forming a parasitic capacitor with the outermost pixel, and including a first dummy data line and a first dummy power pattern extending in parallel to the data lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Yang Wan KIM, Ji Hyun KA, Tae Hoon KWON, Byung Sun KIM, Hyung Jun PARK, Su Jin LEE, Jae Yong LEE, Jin Tae JEONG, Seung Ji CHA
  • Publication number: 20200118496
    Abstract: A 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: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 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: 20200118490
    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: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    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
  • Publication number: 20200110497
    Abstract: A display device is provided. The display device comprising: a display area; a non-display area on an outer side of the display area; a data line unit comprising a plurality of data lines; a power line unit disposed over the plurality of data lines and comprising a plurality of power lines; and a touch line unit disposed over the power line unit, comprising a plurality of touch lines and comprising a fan-out portion, wherein the touch line unit comprises, in the fan-out portion, a plurality of first sub-touch line units extended toward one side in a first direction, and a plurality of second sub-touch line units extended toward an opposite side in the first direction, wherein a number of lines of the first sub-touch line units is equal to a number of lines of the second sub-touch line units, and wherein the touch line unit comprises a portion where the touch line unit overlaps with the power line unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Inventors: Chang Kyu JIN, Yang Wan KIM, Joong Soo MOON, Young Jin CHO
  • Publication number: 20200103940
    Abstract: A flexible display panel including: a flexible panel including a first region including a display region and oriented on a first plane and a second region including a non-display region and oriented on a second plane different from the first plane; and a flexible encapsulation member disposed on the flexible panel so as to encapsulate at least the display region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Dong-Un Jin, Woo-Jong Lee, Yang-Wan Kim, Young-Sik Kim, Jun-Sang Lyu, Sang-Min Kim
  • Publication number: 20200098310
    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: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 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: 20200090595
    Abstract: A display device includes an initialization voltage line to which an initialization voltage is applied, a first driving voltage line to which a first driving voltage is applied, and a pixel connected to the initialization voltage line and the first driving voltage line. The pixel includes a first transistor to control a driving current flowing between a first electrode and a second electrode according to a voltage applied to a first node, a light emitting element between the first transistor and the first driving voltage line, and a first capacitor between the first node and the initialization voltage line. During an initialization period in which the light emitting element is initialized, the initialization voltage is changed from a first level voltage to a second level voltage lower than the first level voltage and the first driving voltage is changed from a first high-level voltage to a first low-level voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Jun Hyun PARK, Sun Kwang KIM, Young Wan SEO, Cheol Gon LEE, Yang Hwa CHOI
  • Publication number: 20200090584
    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: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Yang Wan Kim, Sun Ja Kwon, Byung Sun Kim, Hyun Ae Park, Su Jin Lee, Jae Yong Lee
  • Publication number: 20200082763
    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: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    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
  • Publication number: 20200082758
    Abstract: A display device and a method of driving the same. The display device may include: a first pixel area including first pixels and first data lines coupled to the first pixels; a second pixel area including second pixels and second data lines coupled to the second pixels; a first non-pixel area disposed on one side of the first pixel area such that the first non-pixel area borders the first and second pixel areas; a data driver configured to output data signals corresponding to the first and second pixels through first and second output lines, respectively; and a switch unit including a first switch unit having a demux configured to alternately couple each of the first output lines to corresponding first data lines, and a second switch unit configured to couple the second output lines to the respective different second data lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Jung Hun YI, Seung Kyu Lee, Ki Wook Kim, Yang Wan Kim
  • Patent number: 10578897
    Abstract: A flexible display panel includes a flexible substrate including a first region including a display region and having a curved display surface, and a plurality of non-display regions that is located outside the display region and including a second region located outside the first region and folded in a direction different from a display direction of the first region, and an encapsulation member for encapsulating the display region along the curved display surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-Un Jin, Woo-Jong Lee, Yang-Wan Kim, Young-Sik Kim, Jun-Sang Lyu, Sang-Min Kim
  • Patent number: 10580845
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a first pixel region, a second pixel region connected to the first pixel region and having a smaller area than the first pixel region, and a peripheral region surrounding the first and second pixel regions, a first pixel in the first pixel region, a second pixel in the second pixel region, a first line connected to the first pixel, a second line connected to the second pixel, an extending line extending to the peripheral region and connected to any one of the first and second lines, a dummy part overlapping with the extending line for compensating a difference between load values of the first and second lines, a first power line in the peripheral region, and a conductive pattern overlapping with at least one region of the dummy part, and electrically connected to the first power line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yang Wan Kim, Hyung Jun Park, Jae Yong Lee, Byung Sun Kim, Su Jin Lee
  • Publication number: 20200052208
    Abstract: A display device includes: a central area having a display area on a substrate; and a peripheral area around the central area; a plurality of pads arranged along one direction in the central area; a plurality of insulating patterns adjacent the plurality of pads; and a slit between the plurality of insulating patterns in the peripheral area, wherein the slit is formed by removing at least a portion of an insulating material of the plurality of insulating patterns.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Yang-Wan Kim, Won-Kyu Kwak
  • Patent number: 10559644
    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: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    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