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: 11462167
    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: February 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Hun Yi, Seung Kyu Lee, Ki Wook Kim, Yang Wan Kim
  • Publication number: 20220310013
    Abstract: A display device includes pixels electrically connected to first scan lines, second scan lines, and emission lines, a first scan driver that applies first scan signals to the first scan lines, a second scan driver that applies second scan signals to the second scan lines, an emission control driver that applies emission signals to the emission lines, and a power supply that generates and outputs a first high voltage and a second high voltage. The second scan driver receives the first high voltage. The first scan driver and the emission control driver share the second high voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji Su NA, Yang Wan KIM, Jung Hun YI, Min Woo BYUN
  • Publication number: 20220310765
    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: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Inventors: Yang Wan Kim, Byung Sun Kim, Jae Yong Lee, Chung Yi, Hyung Jun Park, Su Jin Lee
  • Publication number: 20220301496
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel including pixels connected to compensation gate lines, and a compensation gate driver which supplies compensation gate signals to the display panel. The compensation gate driver includes: a first compensation gate driver which generates the compensation gate signals based on a first-first clock signal and a second-first clock signal and a second compensation gate driver which generates the compensation gate signals based on a first-second clock signal and a second-second clock signal. The first-first clock signal and the second-first clock signal have the same waveform as the first-second clock signal and the second-second clock signal, respectively, during a scan period in which a compensation gate signal is supplied to the display panel, and have different waveforms from the first-second clock signal and the second-second clock signal, respectively, during a blank period in which the compensation gate signal is not supplied to the display panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventors: Jong Won PARK, Yang Wan KIM
  • Publication number: 20220238562
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a display area and a non-display area, a reference voltage supply line disposed in the non-display area and transmitting a reference voltage, and a driving voltage supply line disposed in the non-display area and transmitting a driving voltage. The reference voltage supply line includes a straight line part extending in a first direction and a curved line part extending from the straight line part to be bent, and the curved line part of the reference voltage supply line is disposed along a periphery of the display area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2022
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Inventors: Young Jin CHO, Joong-Soo Moon, Min Woo Byun, Yang Wan Kim
  • Patent number: 11398189
    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: January 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    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: 11386847
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display includes: a display area comprising a plurality of pixel rows configured to emit light in response to a light emission signal; a light emission signal generator at the periphery of the display area, and including a plurality of light emission signal stages connected to the plurality of pixel rows; and a first high voltage transmission line and a second high voltage transmission line connected to the light emission signal generator, wherein the first high voltage transmission line is connected to a plurality of odd-numbered light emission signal stages among the plurality of light emission signal stages, and the second high voltage transmission line is connected to a plurality of even-numbered light emission signal stages among the plurality of light emission signal stages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Min Woo Byun, Ji Su Na, Jong Won Park, Yang Wan Kim
  • Publication number: 20220216292
    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: March 28, 2022
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Inventors: Yang Wan KIM, Byung Sun KIM, Su Jin LEE, Hyung Jun PARK, Jae Yong LEE
  • Publication number: 20220208088
    Abstract: A display device includes: a plurality of data lines extending in a first direction, and first to third pixels connected to the plurality of data lines. The first pixel includes a first pixel electrode overlapping the plurality of data lines in a plan view in a thickness direction. The second pixel includes a second pixel electrode spaced apart from the plurality of data lines in the plan view in the thickness direction. The third pixel includes a third pixel electrode overlapping the plurality of data lines in the plan view in the thickness direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Ki Wook KIM, Yang Wan KIM, Ji Su NA, Joong Soo MOON, Kyoung Jin PARK, Myeong Hee SEO, Seon I JEONG, Chang Kyu JIN
  • Publication number: 20220199026
    Abstract: A display device includes first and second initialization voltage sources and first and second pixel circuits. The first initialization voltage source provides a first initialization voltage. The second initialization voltage source provides a second initialization voltage less than the first initialization voltage. The first pixel circuit includes a first organic light emitting diode. The second pixel circuit includes a second organic light emitting diode with an organic material having a band gap different from a band gap of an organic material in the first organic light emitting diode. The first pixel circuit is coupled to the first initialization voltage source and the second initialization voltage source. The second pixel circuit is coupled to a single initialization voltage source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2022
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyung Jun PARK, Yang Wan KIM, Byung Sun KIM, Su Jin LEE, Jae Yong LEE
  • Patent number: 11362166
    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: June 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yang Wan Kim, Byung Sun Kim, Jae Yong Lee, Chung Yi, Hyung Jun Park, Su Jin Lee
  • Publication number: 20220173204
    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: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    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
  • Patent number: 11348521
    Abstract: A display device includes a plurality of pixels. A pixel includes an organic light emitting diode and a pixel circuit including a first transistor that includes a gate electrode connected with a first node, a first electrode connected with a second node, and a second electrode connected with a third node; a second transistor that includes a gate electrode connected with a first gate line, a first electrode connected with a data line, and a second electrode connected with the second node; a third transistor that includes a gate electrode connected with a third gate line, a first electrode connected with the third node, and a second electrode connected with the first node; and a fourth transistor that includes a gate electrode connected with a second gate line, a first electrode connected with the third gate line, and a second electrode connected with the first node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Jin Cho, Ji Su Na, Yang Wan Kim
  • Patent number: 11342361
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a pixel area and a peripheral area located outside the pixel area; pixels located in the pixel area; power supply lines configured to provide an operating power to the pixels; and a plurality of data fanout wires configured to provide data signals to the pixels, wherein, in at least a portion of the peripheral area, the power supply lines and the plurality of data fanout wires are arranged on a same layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yang Wan Kim, Sun Ja Kwon, Byung Sun Kim, Hyun Ae Park, Su Jin Lee, Jae Yong Lee
  • Patent number: 11335713
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a display area and a non-display area, a reference voltage supply line disposed in the non-display area and transmitting a reference voltage, and a driving voltage supply line disposed in the non-display area and transmitting a driving voltage. The reference voltage supply line includes a straight line part extending in a first direction and a curved line part extending from the straight line part to be bent, and the curved line part of the reference voltage supply line is disposed along a periphery of the display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Jin Cho, Joong-Soo Moon, Min Woo Byun, Yang Wan Kim
  • Publication number: 20220139293
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate including a first pixel area, a second pixel area having a smaller area than the first pixel area and connected to the first pixel area, and a peripheral area surrounding the first pixel area and the second pixel area; a first pixel provided in the first pixel area and a second pixel provided in the second pixel area; a first line connected to the first pixel and a second line connected to the second pixel; a dummy part disposed in the peripheral area, overlapping at least one of the first line and the second line and providing a parasitic capacitance that compensates for a difference in a load value between the first line and the second line; and a power supply line provided in the first and second pixel areas. The dummy part includes an insulating layer having at least one contact hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2022
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    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: 20220139964
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate; a first scan line arranged along a first direction on the substrate; a shield electrode overlapping a part of the first scan line in a direction that is perpendicular to a plane of the substrate; a second connection electrode on the shield electrode; and a data line arranged along a second direction on the second connection electrode, and connected with the second connection electrode, wherein the shield electrode overlapping the first scan line and the second connection electrode in a direction that is perpendicular to a plane of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Inventors: Young Jin CHO, Ji Su NA, Yang Wan KIM
  • Patent number: 11296175
    Abstract: An improved organic light-emitting display apparatus prevents damage of wiring due to a mask during the manufacturing process, and a manufacturing method thereof. An organic light-emitting display apparatus includes a display unit formed on a substrate, a pad unit formed at one outer side of the display unit on the substrate, a wiring unit formed as a multilayer structure on the substrate to couple the display unit to the pad unit, a thin film encapsulating layer covering the display unit, and a protrusion unit that does not overlap the uppermost layer of wiring of the multilayered wiring unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yang-Wan Kim, Won-Kyu Kwak
  • Patent number: 11289566
    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: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yang Wan Kim, Byung Sun Kim, Su Jin Lee, Hyung Jun Park, Jae Yong Lee
  • Publication number: 20220093043
    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: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2021
    Publication date: March 24, 2022
    Inventors: Ki Wook KIM, Kwang Min KIM, Yang Wan KIM, Ji Su NA, Min Woo BYUN