Patents by Inventor Young-Wan Seo

Young-Wan Seo 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: 11164525
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a plurality of pixels. A pixel includes a first capacitor connected between a first voltage line receiving a first driving signal and a first node, a first transistor comprising a control electrode connected to the first node, a first electrode connected to a second voltage line receiving a first power source signal and a second electrode connected to a second node, an organic light emitting diode comprising an anode electrode connected to the second node and a cathode electrode receiving a second power source signal, a second capacitor connected between an m-th data line and the second node (wherein, ‘m’ is a natural number) and a second transistor comprising a control electrode connected to an n-th scan line (wherein, ‘n’ is a natural number), a first electrode connected to the first node and a second electrode connected to the second node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Inventors: Chong-Chul Chai, Oh-Kyong Kwon, Nack-Hyeon Keum, Kyong-Hwan Oh, Young-Wan Seo, Yong-Koo Her, In-Jae Hwang
  • Patent number: 11164533
    Abstract: A display device includes a data line to which a data voltage is applied, a first driving voltage line to which a first driving voltage is applied, a second driving voltage line to which a second driving voltage is applied, and a pixel connected to the first and second driving voltage lines. The pixel includes a first transistor to control a driving current 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 capacitor between the first node and the second driving voltage line. The first driving voltage has a first high-level voltage during a first initialization period, the first driving voltage has a first mid-level voltage lower than the first high level voltage during a threshold-voltage-storage period, and the first driving voltage has a first low-level voltage during a second initialization period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hyun Park, Sun Kwang Kim, Young Wan Seo, Cheol Gon Lee, Yang Hwa Choi
  • Patent number: 11164558
    Abstract: A vehicular air conditioning system includes an air conditioner case, a blower configured to blow an air to an internal air flow path of the air conditioner case, a microphone provided in the internal air flow path on a downstream side of the blower and configured to detect noise, and a speaker configured to output sound waves having a phase opposite to a phase of the noise detected by the microphone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Hanon Systems
    Inventors: Jung Seon Kim, Sang Ho Oh, Tae Wan Kim, Young Duk Park, Jeong Hun Seo, Jeong Eun Lee, Joong Heum Jung, Sun Joo Hong, Jae Hwan Jung, Bok Sun Kang
  • Publication number: 20210280659
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel having a general area including first subpixels, and a sensor area including second subpixels and light-transmitting area. Each of the first subpixels and the second subpixels includes a first active layer disposed on a substrate and formed of a first material, a first gate layer disposed on the first active layer, a second gate layer disposed on the first gate layer, a second active layer disposed on the second gate layer and formed of a second material different from the first material, a third gate layer disposed on the second active layer, and a light-blocking layer disposed between the substrate and the first active layer and overlapping the second active layer in a thickness direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2020
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Jun Hyun Park, Hyeong Seok Kim, Young Wan Seo, Yu Jin Lee, Cheol Gon Lee
  • Publication number: 20210256907
    Abstract: A display panel driver drives pixels based on first power having at least three voltage levels, second power having a constant voltage, and third power having two voltage levels. Each pixel includes a first transistor connected between first and second nodes and including a gate electrode to receive a scan signal, a second transistor connected between the second node and a third node in series with the first transistor and including a gate electrode to receive the third power, and a driving transistor connected between a source of the first power and the third node and including a gate electrode connected to the first electrode to control a driving current for an organic light emitting diode. A first capacitor is connected between a source of the third power and the first node, and a second capacitor is connected between the second node and one of the data lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun-Hyun PARK, Young-Wan SEO, An-Su LEE, Bo-Yong CHUNG, Kang-Moon JO, Chong-Chul CHAI
  • Patent number: 11081056
    Abstract: An organic light emitting display device includes a plurality of pixels. A pixel on an ith horizontal line includes a first transistor coupled between a first power source and a first node and having a gate electrode coupled to a second node. An organic light emitting diode is coupled between the first node and a second power source. A second transistor is coupled between the second and third nodes and is turned on when a first scan signal is supplied to an ith first scan line. A third transistor is coupled between the third and first nodes. A first capacitor is coupled between an ith control line and the second node. A second capacitor is coupled between the third node and a data line. The pixels are simultaneously driven during first, second, and third periods of a frame period and sequentially driven during a fourth period of the frame period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Jun Hyun Park, Young Wan Seo, An Su Lee, Kang Moon Jo, Chong Chul Chai
  • Patent number: 11030952
    Abstract: A display panel driver drives pixels based on first power having at least three voltage levels, second power having a constant voltage, and third power having two voltage levels. Each pixel includes a first transistor connected between first and second nodes and including a gate electrode to receive a scan signal, a second transistor connected between the second node and a third node in series with the first transistor and including a gate electrode to receive the third power, and a driving transistor connected between a source of the first power and the third node and including a gate electrode connected to the first electrode to control a driving current for an organic light emitting diode. A first capacitor is connected between a source of the third power and the first node, and a second capacitor is connected between the second node and one of the data lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun-Hyun Park, Young-Wan Seo, An-Su Lee, Bo-Yong Chung, Kang-Moon Jo, Chong-Chul Chai
  • Publication number: 20210125560
    Abstract: A pixel circuit includes a first switching element including a control electrode connected to a first node, an input electrode which receives a first power voltage and an output electrode connected to a third node, a second switching element including a control electrode which receives a compensation gate signal, an input electrode connected to a second node and an output electrode connected to the third node, a third switching element including a control electrode which receives a write gate signal, an input electrode connected to the first node and an output electrode connected to the second node, a storage capacitor including a first electrode which receives an initialization voltage and a second electrode connected to the first node, a program capacitor which receives a data voltage and connected to the second node, and an organic light emitting element connected to the third node and which receives a second power voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Inventors: Jun Hyun PARK, Chong Chul CHAI, Young Wan SEO, An Su LEE, Bo Yong CHUNG, Kang Moon JO
  • Patent number: 10964267
    Abstract: A pixel includes first, second, and third transistors, first and second capacitors, and an organic light emitting diode. The first transistor has a gate electrode connected to a first node, a first electrode that receives a first power voltage, and a second electrode connected to a second node. The second transistor has a gate electrode that receives a scan signal, a first electrode connected to the first node, and a second electrode connected to a third node. The third transistor has a gate electrode that receives a common control signal, a first electrode connected to the third node, and a second electrode connected to the second node. The organic light emitting diode has a first electrode connected to the second node and a second electrode that receives a second power voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun-Hyun Park, Young-Wan Seo, An-Su Lee, Bo-Yong Chung, Kang-Moon Jo, Chong-Chul Chai
  • Publication number: 20210082353
    Abstract: A display device includes a data line to which a data voltage is applied, a first driving voltage line to which a first driving voltage is applied, a second driving voltage line to which a second driving voltage is applied, and a pixel connected to the first and second driving voltage lines. The pixel includes a first transistor to control a driving current 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 capacitor between the first node and the second driving voltage line. The first driving voltage has a first high-level voltage during a first initialization period, the first driving voltage has a first mid-level voltage lower than the first high level voltage during a threshold-voltage-storage period, and the first driving voltage has a first low-level voltage during a second initialization period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Hyun Park, Sun Kwang Kim, Young Wan Seo, Cheol Gon Lee, Yang Hwa Choi
  • Patent number: 10937364
    Abstract: A display device includes a plurality of pixels, each of the pixels including an organic light emitting diode and a plurality of transistors configured to control a current applied to the organic light emitting diode, wherein an aging frame includes an aging period in which at least one of the plurality of transistors is aged, wherein at least one of the plurality of transistors is in a turn-off state in the aging period, and wherein a potential difference between one electrode and an other electrode of a transistor of the plurality of transistors is equal to or greater than a reference potential difference, the reference potential difference being a difference value between a high level and a low level of a first power source voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Wan Seo, Min Kyu Woo, Cheol Gon Lee, Mee Hye Jung
  • Publication number: 20210056909
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate that includes a display area for displaying an image and a non-display area surrounding the display area, a plurality of pixels that are disposed in the display area and each include an organic light emitting diode and a pixel circuit portion configured to operate the organic light emitting diode, and a scan driver that is disposed in the non-display area and includes a plurality of stages configured to output scan signals to the plurality of pixels. The plurality of stages may be arranged in n columns, a height of one stage may correspond to a height of n pixels, and n may be an integer of 2 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: KANG MOON JO, Chong Chul Chai, Young Wan Seo, Cheol-Gon Lee
  • Publication number: 20210057506
    Abstract: A display device includes a first pixel including a first transistor, a second transistor, and a third transistor, a second pixel disposed adjacent to the first pixel in a first direction, and including a first transistor, a second transistor, and a third transistor, and an initialization voltage line disposed between the first pixel and the second pixel, and extending in a second direction crossing the first direction. The second transistor of the first pixel and the second transistor of the second pixel are connected to the initialization voltage line. The first, second, and third transistors of the first pixel and the first, second, and third transistors of the second pixel are symmetrical with respect to the initialization voltage line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: KANG MOON JO, YOUNG WAN SEO, CHONG CHUL CHAI
  • Publication number: 20210056906
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel including a first area and a second area, wherein the first area includes first sub-pixels, and the second area includes second sub-pixels; and a power supply unit that generates a first driving voltage and a second driving voltage greater than the first driving voltage to supply the first and second driving voltages to the display panel. The first sub-pixels receive the first driving voltage, and the second sub-pixels receive the first driving voltage or the second driving voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Seung Chan LEE, Dong Hyun KIM, Hyeong Seok KIM, Young Wan SEO
  • Patent number: 10839757
    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: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hyun Park, Sun Kwang Kim, Young Wan Seo, Cheol Gon Lee, Yang Hwa Choi
  • Publication number: 20200333796
    Abstract: A processor implemented image processing method includes recognizing a target object in a first frame of an input image; adjusting an exposure of a second frame of the input image based on a brightness of the target object; and generating a synthesized image by synthesizing the first frame and the second frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Wan Seo, Paul Barom Jeon, Baek Hwan Cho
  • Publication number: 20200320936
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a plurality of pixels. A pixel includes a first capacitor connected between a first voltage line receiving a first driving signal and a first node, a first transistor comprising a control electrode connected to the first node, a first electrode connected to a second voltage line receiving a first power source signal and a second electrode connected to a second node, an organic light emitting diode comprising an anode electrode connected to the second node and a cathode electrode receiving a second power source signal, a second capacitor connected between an m-th data line and the second node (wherein, ‘m’ is a natural number) and a second transistor comprising a control electrode connected to an n-th scan line (wherein, ‘n’ is a natural number), a first electrode connected to the first node and a second electrode connected to the second node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Chong-Chul CHAI, Oh-Kyong KWON, Nack-Hyeon KEUM, Kyong-Hwan OH, Young-Wan SEO, Yong-Koo HER, In-Jae HWANG
  • Publication number: 20200279532
    Abstract: A pixel includes first, second, and third transistors, first and second capacitors, and an organic light emitting diode. The first transistor has a gate electrode connected to a first node, a first electrode that receives a first power voltage, and a second electrode connected to a second node. The second transistor has a gate electrode that receives a scan signal, a first electrode connected to the first node, and a second electrode connected to a third node. The third transistor has a gate electrode that receives a common control signal, a first electrode connected to the third node, and a second electrode connected to the second node. The organic light emitting diode has a first electrode connected to the second node and a second electrode that receives a second power voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: Samsung Display Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun-Hyun PARK, Young-Wan SEO, An-Su LEE, Bo-Yong CHUNG, Kang-Moon JO, Chong-Chul CHAI
  • Publication number: 20200273402
    Abstract: A display device includes a plurality of pixels, each of the pixels including an organic light emitting diode and a plurality of transistors configured to control a current applied to the organic light emitting diode, wherein an aging frame includes an aging period in which at least one of the plurality of transistors is aged, wherein at least one of the plurality of transistors is in a turn-off state in the aging period, and wherein a potential difference between one electrode and an other electrode of a transistor of the plurality of transistors is equal to or greater than a reference potential difference, the reference potential difference being a difference value between a high level and a low level of a first power source voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2019
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Young Wan SEO, Min Kyu WOO, Cheol Gon LEE, Mee Hye JUNG
  • Patent number: 10739783
    Abstract: A processor implemented image processing method includes recognizing a target object in a first frame of an input image; adjusting an exposure of a second frame of the input image based on a brightness of the target object; and generating a synthesized image by synthesizing the first frame and the second frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Wan Seo, Paul Barom Jeon, Baek Hwan Cho