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).

  • Patent number: 11024804
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yang-Wan Kim, Won-Kyu Kwak
  • Publication number: 20210159301
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes: a base substrate including a display area and a non-display area adjacent to the display area; a first power supply wire in the non-display area, a first power supply voltage being applied to the first power supply wire; a second power supply wire in the non-display area and spaced apart from the first power supply wire, a second power supply voltage being applied to the second power supply wire; and a dam overlapping the first power supply wire and the second power supply wire, having a first height on the first power supply wire, and having a second height greater than the first height between the first power supply wire and the second power supply wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2020
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Young Jin CHO, Joong-Soo MOON, Yang Wan KIM, Soon Jung WANG
  • Publication number: 20210151542
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate; scan lines extending in a first direction, and arranged along a second direction crossing the first direction on the substrate; data lines extending in the second direction, and arranged along the first direction on the substrate; a display area including pixels connected to the scan lines and the data lines; and a non-display area around the display area, and including compensation capacitors connected to some scan lines from among the scan lines. A sum of a capacitance of q odd scan lines or q even scan lines that are adjacent to each other from among the scan lines increases in the second direction, where q is a positive integer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Seo Won CHOE, Ki Wook KIM, Yang Wan KIM, Hyun Woong KIM, Eun Byul JO
  • Patent number: 11004927
    Abstract: A display apparatus including a substrate, a first power source line disposed in a peripheral area adjacent to a display area configured to display image, the first power source line including a first layer and a second layer disposed on the first layer and electrically connected to the first layer, a first insulation layer disposed between the first layer and the second layer of the first power source line, and a first insulating dam disposed on and contacting the second layer of the first power source line, the first insulating dam disposed in the peripheral area and surrounding the display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Youngjin Cho, Joong-Soo Moon, Cheol-Gon Lee, Yang Wan Kim, Changkyu Jin
  • Publication number: 20210134933
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate having a pixel area and a peripheral area, a plurality of pixels disposed on the substrate in the pixel area, a plurality of data lines that supply a plurality of data signals to the pixels, a plurality of scan lines that supply a plurality of scan signals to the pixels, a plurality of power supply lines that supply a first voltage to the pixels, and first through third insulating layers. The first insulating layer is disposed on the substrate, the second insulating layer is disposed on the first insulating layer, and the third insulating layer is disposed on the second insulating layer. The scan lines are disposed below the third insulating layer on the substrate in the pixel area, and are disposed on the third insulating layer in the peripheral area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: BYUNG SUN KIM, SUN JA KWON, YANG WAN KIM, HYUN AE PARK, SU JIN LEE, JAE YONG LEE
  • Publication number: 20210125565
    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: January 4, 2021
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    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: 10991791
    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: February 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    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
  • Patent number: 10983564
    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: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-Un Jin, Woo-Jong Lee, Yang-Wan Kim, Young-Sik Kim, Jun-Sang Lyu, Sang-Min Kim
  • Publication number: 20210111239
    Abstract: A display device includes a signal line extending in a first direction, a first transistor configured to control a driving current, a light-emitting element electrically coupled to a second electrode of the first transistor, a second transistor electrically coupled to a first electrode of the first transistor and configured to transfer a data voltage, a first scan line electrically coupled to a gate electrode of the second transistor and extending in the first direction, a third transistor including a first electrode electrically coupled to the second electrode of the first transistor and a second electrode electrically coupled to a gate electrode of the first transistor and a second scan line electrically coupled to a gate electrode of the third transistor and extending in the first direction, wherein the second scan line overlaps one selected from among the signal line and the first scan line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Young Jin CHO, Ji Su NA, Joong Soo MOON, Yang Wan KIM, Chang Kyu JIN
  • Publication number: 20210111240
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a display area and a peripheral area disposed around the display area. The peripheral area includes a bending region and a contact region adjacent to the bending region. A first connection line includes a first portion disposed in the contact region, and a second portion disposed in both the bending region and the contact region, and including a first layer and a second layer. At least part of the second layer of the second portion overlaps the first layer of the second portion. In the contact region, the first layer of the second portion is electrically connected to the first portion, and the second layer of the second portion is electrically connected to the first layer of the second portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Hyun Ae Park, Sun-Ja Kwon, Byung Sun Kim, Yang Wan Kim, Su Jin Lee, Jae Yong Lee
  • Patent number: 10977994
    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: November 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    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: 10978003
    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: August 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    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: 10950174
    Abstract: Provided are a display device. The display device comprises: a display unit defined by a display area and a non-display area located outside the display area, and including pixels arranged in the display area, first sensing wirings electrically connected to the pixels, and auxiliary voltage wirings electrically separated from the pixels; and a sensing unit electrically connected to the first sensing wirings, wherein the first sensing wirings and the auxiliary voltage wirings extend in a first direction and are sequentially arranged along a second direction perpendicular to the first direction at first intervals, the first sensing wirings are spaced apart from each other along the second direction at second intervals greater than the first intervals and are electrically separated from each other, and the auxiliary voltage wirings are electrically connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Inventors: Ki Wook Kim, Kwang Min Kim, Yang Wan Kim, Ji Su Na, Min Woo Byun
  • Patent number: 10943967
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a pixel region and a peripheral region. A plurality of pixels is disposed in the pixel region of the substrate. Each of the plurality of pixels includes a light emitting element. Data lines and scan lines are connected to each of the plurality of pixels. A power line is configured to supply power to the plurality of pixels. The power line includes a plurality of first conductive lines and a plurality of second conductive lines intersecting the plurality of first conductive lines. The plurality of second conductive lines is arranged in a region between adjacent light emitting elements of the plurality of pixels. At least some of the plurality of second conductive lines extend in a direction oblique to a direction of extension of the data lines or the scan lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yang Wan Kim, Byung Sun Kim, Jae Yong Lee, Chung Yi, Hyung Jun Park, Su Jin Lee
  • Patent number: 10930216
    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: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Hun Yi, Seung Kyu Lee, Ki Wook Kim, Yang Wan Kim
  • Publication number: 20210043134
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a pixel area including a pixel; a peripheral area adjacent to the pixel area; and a boundary between the pixel area and the peripheral area, the boundary comprising a rounded corner; a data driver in the peripheral area; a data line through which a data signal is provided from the data driver to the pixel; and an initialization voltage source in the peripheral area and connected to the pixel, the initialization voltage source extended along the rounded corner of the boundary between the pixel area and the peripheral area. Along the rounded corner of the boundary, the initialization voltage source overlaps the data line along a thickness direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: Young Jin CHO, Min Woo BYUN, Joong Soo MOON, Yang Wan KIM, Han Sol KIM
  • Patent number: 10909931
    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: November 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    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: 10903301
    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: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yang Wan Kim, Hyung Jun Park, Jae Yong Lee, Byung Sun Kim, Su Jin Lee
  • Publication number: 20210011573
    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: September 30, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Chang Kyu JIN, Yang Wan KIM, Joong Soo MOON, Young Jin CHO
  • Patent number: 10886354
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate having a pixel area and a peripheral area, a plurality of pixels disposed on the substrate in the pixel area, a plurality of data lines that supply a plurality of data signals to the pixels, a plurality of scan lines that supply a plurality of scan signals to the pixels, a plurality of power supply lines that supply a first voltage to the pixels, and first through third insulating layers. The first insulating layer is disposed on the substrate, the second insulating layer is disposed on the first insulating layer, and the third insulating layer is disposed on the second insulating layer. The scan lines are disposed below the third insulating layer on the substrate in the pixel area, and are disposed on the third insulating layer in the peripheral area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Byung Sun Kim, Sun Ja Kwon, Yang Wan Kim, Hyun Ae Park, Su Jin Lee, Jae Yong Lee