Matrix Or Array Patents (Class 313/500)
  • Patent number: 10326107
    Abstract: A flexible display device includes a first substrate defining a display region having a pixel array therein and a non-display region outside of the display region; a second substrate on the first substrate to cover the pixel array; at least one circuit attached to one side of the first substrate with a protruded portion protruding outwardly from an edge of the first substrate; and a first protective film below the first substrate and overlapping at least part of the protruded portion of the circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyunjoo Song, Hyunju Jung, Jongju An, Dojin Kim
  • Patent number: 10304918
    Abstract: An organic light emitting display device includes: a substrate including an emission region and a non-emission region; a pixel circuit on the substrate, a portion of the pixel circuit overlapping with the emission region; a planarizing conductive member on the pixel circuit; and a pixel electrode on the planarizing conductive member, the pixel electrode having a planarized surface at the emission region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-Hyun Lee, Jeongho Lee
  • Patent number: 10297207
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pixel-lighting region, including: a conductive line, a resistive strip, a first electrode, a second electrode, and a light-emitting structure. One end of the resistive strip is electrically coupled to the conductive line and another end of the resistive strip is electrically coupled to the first electrode; one side of the light-emitting structure is electrically coupled to the first electrode and another side of the light-emitting structure is electrically coupled to the second electrode; and a resistance of the resistive strip is adjustable in a fabrication process to achieve a brightness level of the pixel-lighting region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chiehhsing Chung
  • Patent number: 10290828
    Abstract: A package structure, a packaging method and an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) device are provided. The package structure includes a first substrate and a second substrate which are arranged opposite to each other, and a sealant portion which is disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, a first enclosed cavity being encircled by the first substrate, the second substrate and the sealant portion; a structure to be packaged being disposed in the first enclosed cavity; and a second enclosed cavity being disposed in the sealant portion and filled with hydrophobic liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignees: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., Hefei BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yajun Li, Jun Zhang, Zhihai Zhang
  • Patent number: 10276637
    Abstract: An organic EL multi-color emitting device including a substrate, and a first light-emitting element and a second light-emitting element arranged on the surface of the substrate; the first light-emitting element including, between an anode and a cathode, a first organic layer, a second organic layer and a third organic layer in this sequence in a direction perpendicular to the surface of the substrate; the second light-emitting element including, between an anode and a cathode, a second organic layer and a third organic layer in this sequence in a direction perpendicular to the surface of the substrate; the first organic layer including a first light-emitting dopant; the third organic layer including a second light-emitting dopant; the second organic layer including any of (A) a compound including an arylamine site, and a furan site or a thiophene site, (B) a compound including an arylamine site and a site comprising a nitrogen-containing six-membered ring structure, (C) a compound including a carbazole site,
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignees: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD., JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Toshiki Matsumoto, Tadahiko Yoshinaga, Tomoki Kato, Tetsuya Inoue, Mitsunori Ito, Kei Yoshida, Kiyoshi Ikeda, Mitsuru Eida
  • Patent number: 10276669
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a base layer, a dielectric layer over the base layer, an opening extending through the dielectric layer and to a main surface of the base layer, the opening having a sloped sidewall, and an electrically conductive material over the sloped sidewall. An angle between the sloped sidewall and the main surface of the base layer is in a range between 5 degrees and 50 degrees. Corresponding methods of manufacturing the semiconductor device are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies Austria AG
    Inventors: Jens Ulrich Heinle, Gerhard Prechtl, Gilberto Curatola
  • Patent number: 10276644
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode display comprises a substrate including a display area in which a pixel is disposed and a peripheral area surrounding the display area, a driving semiconductor layer disposed in the display area on the substrate, a driving gate electrode disposed in the display area on the driving semiconductor layer, a common voltage line disposed in the peripheral area on the substrate and disposed on a same layer as the driving gate electrode, a gate electrode anti-oxidation layer disposed on the driving gate electrode, a common voltage line anti-oxidation layer disposed on the common voltage line, an interlayer insulating layer disposed on the driving semiconductor layer, the driving gate electrode, the common voltage line, the gate electrode anti-oxidation layer, and the common voltage line anti-oxidation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Chun Gi You, Gwang Geun Lee
  • Patent number: 10269843
    Abstract: A backside illumination (BSI) image sensor and a method of forming the same are provided. A method includes forming a plurality of photosensitive pixels in a substrate, the substrate having a first surface and a second surface, the second surface being opposite the first surface, the substrate having one or more active devices on the first surface. A first portion of the second surface is protected. A second portion of the second surface is patterned to form recesses in the substrate. An anti-reflective layer is formed on sidewalls of the recesses. A metal grid is formed over the second portion of the second surface, the anti-reflective layer being interposed between the substrate and the metal grid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hung-Wen Hsu, Jiech-Fun Lu, Yeur-Luen Tu, U-Ting Chen, Shu-Ting Tsai, Hsiu-Yu Cheng
  • Patent number: 10263058
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting diode display is disclosed. The display includes a semiconductor layer formed over a substrate, a scan line formed over the semiconductor layer and configured to provide a scan signal, and a light emission control line formed over the semiconductor layer and configured to provide a light emission control signal. The display includes a data line configured to provide a data voltage and a driving voltage line configured to provide a driving voltage, wherein the driving voltage line crosses the scan line and is electrically insulated from the scan line. A switching transistor is electrically connected to the scan line and the data line and includes a switching drain electrode. A driving transistor includes a driving source electrode electrically connected to the switching drain electrode. Any one of the semiconductor layer and the light emission control line includes an extension at least partially overlapping the data line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung-Kyu Lee, Chae Han Hyun, Ki Myeong Eom
  • Patent number: 10263056
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an array substrate, a display panel and a display device. The array substrate comprises: a plurality of pixel units arranged in rows and columns; and a plurality of cascaded shift register units, the plurality of shift register units and the rows of pixel units having one-to-one correspondence therebetween. The shift register unit comprises a plurality of shift register elements, and for each shift register unit, at least one shift register element in the shift register unit is provided within at least one pixel unit among the row of pixel units corresponding to the shift register unit. A width of a non-display region occupied by the shift register units of the present disclosure is reduced, which is beneficial to realization of a narrow bezel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI XINSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Peng Chen, Xinxia Zhang
  • Patent number: 10263054
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting display apparatus includes a thin-film transistor on a substrate, a planarization layer on the thin-film transistor, and a pixel-defining spacer on the planarization layer. The pixel-defining spacer defines a pixel area between two pixels that are adjacent in a first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyunyoung Kim, Dohoon Kim
  • Patent number: 10243160
    Abstract: An organic light emitting device and a manufacturing method thereof and a display apparatus are provided. The organic light emitting device includes a first electrode, a second electrode, a third electrode and an organic material functional layer, and the organic material functional layer is disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode, the third electrode is disposed on a side of the first electrode close to the organic material functional layer; the third electrode is insulated from the first electrode, and part of the third electrode is overlapped with the first electrode; a distance between the first electrode and the second electrode is greater than a distance between the third electrode and the second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuanhui Guo, Hui Wang, Yuansheng Zang, Zhi Liu, Chun Wang
  • Patent number: 10236326
    Abstract: Provided is an organic light emitting display device including a plurality of sub pixels. Areas of emission regions of green sub pixels of the plurality of sub pixels are the same as or larger than an area of an emission region of at least one non-green sub pixel of the plurality of sub pixels. Also the organic light emitting display device includes an area of an emission region of a green sub pixel having a low luminance lifetime being the same as or larger than areas of emission regions of non-green sub pixels. Accordingly, it is possible to make the luminance lifetime of the green sub pixel and the luminance lifetimes of the non-green sub pixels uniform. Further, it is possible to minimize a color change of the organic light emitting display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jung-Min Lee, JungChul Kim, WooChan Kim
  • Patent number: 10229936
    Abstract: An object is to provide a semiconductor device having a structure with which parasitic capacitance between wirings can be sufficiently reduced. An oxide insulating layer serving as a channel protective layer is formed over part of an oxide semiconductor layer overlapping with a gate electrode layer. In the same step as formation of the oxide insulating layer, an oxide insulating layer covering a peripheral portion of the oxide semiconductor layer is formed. The oxide insulating layer which covers the peripheral portion of the oxide semiconductor layer is provided to increase the distance between the gate electrode layer and a wiring layer formed above or in the periphery of the gate electrode layer, whereby parasitic capacitance is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Hiroki Ohara, Toshinari Sasaki, Kosei Noda, Hideaki Kuwabara
  • Patent number: 10210813
    Abstract: Provided is a display device including a driving transistor, a switching unit, and a control unit. The driving transistor includes a control terminal, a first terminal, and a second terminal, and controls supply of current to a light emitting element, which is connected to the first terminal and emits light in accordance with the current amount, in accordance with a signal voltage applied to the control terminal. The switching unit can switch a conduction and non-conduction state, and, by being brought in the conduction state, forms a path that bypasses the light emitting element so that the current is not supplied to the light emitting element. The control unit performs control so that the switching unit is brought in the non-conduction state after the signal voltage is written into the control terminal, and controls a potential of the control terminal in synchronization with the control of the switching unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Kei Kimura, Yusuke Onoyama
  • Patent number: 10205111
    Abstract: One embodiment of the present invention relates to an organic light emitting diode, a method for manufacturing an organic light emitting diode, and a method for repairing an organic light emitting diode, the light emitting diode comprising at least one exposed part on an upper electrode which exposes an organic layer or a lower electrode, wherein the light emitting diode effectively prevents performance deterioration or operation failure of the light emitting diode due to leakage current by removing an electrical passage in an area prone to short circuit flaws.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junhyuk Jang, Yeon Keun Lee
  • Patent number: 10203495
    Abstract: A display device includes a first support plate and an opposing second support plate. A pixel region is positioned between the first support plate and the second support plate. A thin film transistor (TFT) structure is formed on the first support plate and associated with the pixel region. The TFT structure includes a source and drain electrode layer. A reflective layer is formed or disposed over the source and drain electrode layer. The reflective layer includes a pixel electrode within the pixel region. A via is between the source and drain electrode layer and the reflective layer to electrically couple the pixel electrode to the source and drain electrode layer. An organic layer is formed or disposed over the via. The organic layer includes an elevated surface over the via.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Toru Sakai, Gor Manukyan, Jozef Elisabeth Aubert, Abhishek Kumar
  • Patent number: 10199444
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a display area and a non-display area, a plurality of pixels provided in the display area, lines respectively connected to the plurality of pixels, the lines applying a signal to the plurality of pixels, the lines each including a first metal layer including a first metal and a second metal layer that is provided on the first metal layer and includes a second metal, an insulating layer provided at a least one portion between the substrate and the lines, the insulating layer including an inorganic insulating layer and an organic insulating layer, and a barrier layer provided between the organic insulating layer and the first metal layer, the barrier layer including an oxide of the first metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ki Hyun Kim, Jin Suk Lee, Young Gil Park, Hyun Sang Seo, Na Ri Ahn, Sung Chan Jo
  • Patent number: 10180213
    Abstract: A light emitting device including a transparent board elongated in a first direction and having a first surface and an opposite second surface. Light emitting elements are arranged in the first direction on the first surface side of the board. A transparent bulb houses the board and the elements. A base is connected to the bulb, and leads electrically connect the elements to the base. The leads have a first end portion connected to the base, and an opposite second end portion. Conductive members are respectively connected to the second end portions of the leads, and the conductive members are arranged at both side of the elements on the board in the first direction. A first wavelength converting member is provided on the first surface and seals the elements. The first wavelength converting member is elongated in the first direction. The second surface of the board faces the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuichiro Tanda, Toshio Matsushita
  • Patent number: 10170726
    Abstract: A display device in which reliability of a display element is improved is provided. Alternatively, a display device in which reliability of a transistor is improved is provided. Alternatively, a display device in which an increase in an area of a periphery region is suppressed is provided. A display device includes a display region including a display element between a first flexible substrate and a second flexible substrate in which the display region is surrounded by a first continuous sealant, the first sealant is surrounded by a second continuous sealant, and the second sealant is provided between the first substrate and the second substrate and on at least one of a side surface of the first substrate and a side surface of the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Yoshiharu Hirakata, Takeshi Nishi
  • Patent number: 10164217
    Abstract: An array substrate, a manufacturing method thereof and a display device are provided. The array substrate comprises a base substrate (1), an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) device and a thin-film transistor (TFT) structure, the OLED device disposed on one side of the base substrate (1); the TFT structure disposed on the other side of the base substrate (1); a through hole formed on the base substrate and provided with a conductive bridge (2); and the OLED device connected with the TFT structure through the conductive bridge (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seongyeol Yoo, Seungjin Choi, Heecheol Kim, Youngsuk Song
  • Patent number: 10164207
    Abstract: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a method for preparing an organic light-emitting device, comprising the steps of: 1) forming a spacer pattern on a first electrode formed on a substrate; 2) forming an organic material layer and a second electrode; 3) exposing the first electrode by forming an encapsulation thin film and then etching at least one portion of the encapsulation thin film; and 4) forming an auxiliary electrode which is electrically connected to the first electrode exposed in the step 3). The organic light-emitting device according to the exemplary embodiment of the present invention may solve problems of a voltage drop due to resistance of a transparent electrode in a longitudinal direction and of resultant brightness non-uniformity of the diode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jung-Hyoung Lee, Jung-Bum Kim
  • Patent number: 10134816
    Abstract: An organic light emitting display includes a first substrate including a display area and a non-display area, a plurality of dummy pixels positioned on at least a part of the non-display area of the first substrate, a light guide plate positioned on the plurality of dummy pixels, and a light sensor positioned at one side of the light guide plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Dong Gyu Kim
  • Patent number: 10132476
    Abstract: According to at least one aspect, a lighting device is provided. The lighting device comprises a circuit board, a light emitting diode (LED) mounted to the circuit board and configured to emit light, a lens disposed over the LED having a bottom surface facing the circuit board, a top surface opposite the bottom surface, and a lateral surface between the top and bottom surfaces, and an elastomer encapsulating at least part of the circuit board. The elastomer may not be in contact with at least part of the lateral surface of the lens so as to form a gap between the elastomer and the lateral surface of the lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: LiliBrand LLC
    Inventors: Ariel Meir, Noam Meir, Rina Meir
  • Patent number: 10126581
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a first substrate including a first area, a second area adjacent to the first area, an insulating substrate disposed in the first area and the second area and including a first through hole formed in the second area, a pad electrode formed above the insulating substrate, and a signal line electrically connected to the pad electrode, a wiring substrate including a connection line, the wiring substrate disposed below the insulating substrate, and a conductive material disposed inside the first through hole to electrically connect the pad electrode and the connection line, wherein the insulating substrate becomes thinner in the second area than is in the first area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Takumi Sano, Yasushi Kawata
  • Patent number: 10109655
    Abstract: A display device is provided, which includes a substrate with a concave. A light-emitting diode is disposed in the concave. A thin film transistor is disposed on a surface of the substrate, and electrically connected to the light-emitting diode. The thin film transistor and the light-emitting diode are disposed on the same side of the substrate, or disposed on different sides of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: INNOLUX CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kuan-Feng Lee
  • Patent number: 10103130
    Abstract: An LED module includes a substrate, one or more LED chips supported by a main surface of the substrate, and wirings. The substrate has one or more through holes penetrating from the main surface to a rear surface. The wirings are formed on the substrate and make electrical conduction with the LED chips. The wirings include pads which are formed on the main surface and make electrical conduction with the LED chips, rear surface electrodes which are formed on the rear surface, and through wirings which make electrical conduction between the pads and the rear surface electrodes and are formed on the inner sides of the through holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Rohm Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiko Kobayakawa, Takashi Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 10047929
    Abstract: A system and method of generating perceived white light by laser. The system comprises a laser, a phosphoric substrate, and optionally a diffraction grating. In one embodiment, a blue laser beam from the laser penetrates the phosphoric substrate to create perceived white light in a Gaussian distribution appropriate for emergency lighting. In another embodiment, the blue laser beam is split into multiple beams by the diffraction grating. The multiple beams penetrate the phosphoric substrate to create perceived white light in a Gaussian distribution appropriate for emergency lighting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Inventors: Richard Redpath, James Redpath
  • Patent number: 10043954
    Abstract: In a first aspect of the present inventive subject matter, a lighting device includes a light-emitting element that includes a first electrode and a second electrode on a lower surface of the light-emitting element; a phosphor layer directly covering a peripheral side surface of the light-emitting element; and a light-reflecting layer that is in contact with an upper surface of the light-emitting element and in contact with an upper surface of the phosphor layer directly covering the peripheral side surface of the light-emitting element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignees: CITIZEN ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takashi Iino
  • Patent number: 10043451
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display is disclosed. In one aspect, the display includes a substrate including a display area configured to display an image and a non-display area surrounding the display area. A plurality of OLEDs are positioned in the display area, each of the OLEDs including first and second electrodes spaced apart from each other. A plurality of pixel circuits are positioned in the display area, each of the pixel circuits including a plurality of thin film transistors (TFTs) and a node line electrically connected to at least two of the TFTs and at least partially overlapping the corresponding first electrode in the depth dimension of the OLED display so as to form a parasitic capacitor. The parasitic capacitor includes a first parasitic capacitor and a second parasitic capacitor, the first parasitic capacitor having a larger capacitance than that of the second parasitic capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seong Min Lee, Hyo Min Kim, Ye Ji Lee, Hyuk Sang Jun
  • Patent number: 10025435
    Abstract: A touch panel may include a substrate, a touch unit region and a covering layer. The touch unit region includes first electrode and a second electrode isolated from the first electrode. The covering layer covers at least one of the first electrode and the second electrode and has a touch surface. A distance between the touch surface and the first electrode or the second electrode ranges between 0.01 micrometers and 100 micrometers. A mutual capacitance value between the first electrode and the second electrode ranges between 0.1 pF and 10 pF when a touch has not occurred yet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Sin-An Chen, Chih-Chia Chang, Sheng-Wei Chen
  • Patent number: 10014488
    Abstract: An optoelectronic component may include a carrier, above which a first electrode is formed. An optically functional layer structure is formed above the first electrode. A second electrode is formed above the optically functional layer structure, the second electrode extending areally over at least one part of the side of the optically functional layer structure which faces away from the carrier. An encapsulation is formed above the first and/or second electrode, the encapsulation encapsulating the optically functional layer structure. An electrically conductive contact structure is arranged in a cutout of the encapsulation on the first and/or second electrode and extends through the encapsulation, for electrically contacting the first and/or second electrode. The contact structure and the encapsulation are formed such that in interaction they encapsulate the first and/or second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventor: Philipp Schwamb
  • Patent number: 9997688
    Abstract: A display apparatus and a method of manufacturing the same includes a plurality of light emitting diode modules each including a plurality of light emitting diodes regularly arranged therein, and a substrate including a drive unit driving the plurality of light emitting diodes. The substrate is coupled to the plurality of light emitting diode modules such that they oppose each other; and, the drive unit is electrically connected to the plurality of light emitting diodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: Seoul Semiconducter Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Motonobu Takeya, Young Hyun Kim, Jong Ik Lee, Kwang Yong Oh
  • Patent number: 9978724
    Abstract: Flip chip LEDs comprise a transparent carrier and an active material layer such as AlInGaP bonded to the carrier and that emits light between about 550 to 650 nm. The flip chip LED has a first electrical terminal in contact with a first region of the active material layer, and a second electrical terminal in contact with a second region of the active material layer, wherein the first and second electrical terminals are positioned along a common surface of the active material layer. Chip-on-board LED packages comprise a plurality of the flip chip LEDs with respective first and second electrical terminals interconnected with one another. The package may include Flip chip LEDs that emit light between 420 to 500 nm, and the flip chip LEDs are covered with a phosphorus material comprising a yellow constituent, and may comprise a transparent material disposed over the phosphorus material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: Bridgelux, Inc.
    Inventor: Vladimir A. Odnoblyudov
  • Patent number: 9958391
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a lighting device is provided. The lighting device includes a phosphor volume for at least partial wavelength conversion of primary light into secondary light, a primary light semiconductor light source for irradiating the phosphor volume with primary light, a measurement light generating arrangement for generating measurement light having a spectral composition outside the primary light and the secondary light, a measurement light detector sensitive to the measurement light, and a measurement light filter, which is fixedly connected to the phosphor volume and is optically arranged between the measurement light generating arrangement and the measurement light detector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: OSRAM GMBH
    Inventors: Jan Oliver Drumm, Jens Richter
  • Patent number: 9947270
    Abstract: A pixel circuit, display device, and method of driving a pixel circuit enabling source-follower output with no deterioration of luminance even with a change of the current-voltage characteristic of the light emitting element along with elapse, enabling a source-follower circuit of n-channel transistors, and able to use an n-channel transistor as an EL drive transistor while using current anode-cathode electrodes. The circuit includes a source of a TFT used as a drive transistor that is connected to an anode of a light emitting element, and a drain of the TFT is connected to a power source potential. A capacitor is connected between a gate and source of the TFT, and a source potential of the TFT is connected to a fixed potential through a TFT used as a switching transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsuhide Uchino, Junichi Yamashita, Tetsuro Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 9915845
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate and a liquid crystal layer. The first substrate includes a gate line extending in a first direction, a first signal line, a second signal line, a first semiconductor layer, a second semiconductor layer, an insulating film, a first contact hole, a second contact hole, a first pixel electrode and a second pixel electrode. The second contact hole is located opposite to the first contact hole in a second direction intersecting the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Kazuhide Mochizuki, Hirotaka Hayashi, Hiroyuki Kimura
  • Patent number: 9911783
    Abstract: A solid-state image pickup device is provided which can inhibit degradation of image quality which may occur when a global electronic shutter operation is performed. A gate drive line for a first transistor of gate drive lines for pixel transistors is positioned in proximity to a converting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masahiro Kobayashi, Yusuke Onuki, Toru Koizumi
  • Patent number: 9893310
    Abstract: The present invention provides an OLED package structure and a packaging method. The structure includes a substrate (1), a package lid (2) opposite to the substrate (1), an OLED device (12) located between the substrate (1) and the package lid (2) and mounted on the substrate (1), a solid resin film (22) located between the substrate (1) and the package lid (2) and arranged on the package lid (2) to completely cover the OLED device (12), an inorganic protective frame (11) arranged on the substrate (1) and located outside an outer circumference of the solid resin film (22), adhesive (23) applied on the package lid (2) to bond the inorganic protective frame (11) and the package lid (2) to each other, and fritted glass (21) arranged outside an outer circumference of the inorganic protective frame (11) to bond the substrate (1) and the package lid (2) to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jiajia Qian, Yifan Wang
  • Patent number: 9891462
    Abstract: A color filter substrate includes a color material layer that transmits light to generate colors of an image, and a change layer that is formed on a surface of the color material layer on which light is incident or on a surface of the color material layer from which light is emitted, and that has a characteristic in which a portion irradiated with laser light changes into black.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventor: Kenichi Minowa
  • Patent number: 9803848
    Abstract: The invention relates to a LED electric bulb (1) and a method of producing a LED electric bulb. The LED electric bulb (1) comprises a glass bulb (2), a cap (6) and a light generating module (17). The light generating module (17) is at least partly received inside the glass bulb (2) and is arranged in electrical contact with the cap (6). The light generating module (17) comprises a driver PCB (3) and a flexible, double folded strip (4) forming two opposite legs (14) comprising a plurality of LED's (5). The flexible, double folded strip (4) is arranged to conform to and closely contact at least a portion of the interior surface (15) of the glass bulb (2). The invention also relates to a semi-finished LED electric bulb and the use thereof for the production of a LED electric bulb.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING B.V.
    Inventor: Johannes Antonius Maria Van Hout
  • Patent number: 9793445
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing optoelectronic components includes spraying a fluorescent layer of an optoelectronic component onto a substrate, the substance or the substance mixture of the fluorescent layer including an electric charge when sprayed on, and wherein the electrically charged substance or the at least partially electrically charged substance mixture includes a larger electric potential when the fluorescent layer is sprayed on than at least one area of the substrate; and locally adjusting the thickness of the fluorescent layer of the sprayed-on fluorescent substance when spraying on the fluorescent layer onto the substrate by an electric potential gradient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH
    Inventors: Ion Stoll, Hans-Christoph Gallmeier, Claudia Jurenka
  • Patent number: 9776561
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes: a substrate having a first surface; a light source that is disposed to the first surface of the substrate; a display plate that is disposed adjacent to the first surface of the substrate; and a light block body that surrounds the light source between the substrate and the display plate. The light source includes a light source body that emits light, a light source base material that has a mount surface, the light source body being mounted to the mount surface, and a mold portion that transmits the light and covers a circumference of the light source body on the mount surface of the light source base material. The mount surface is positioned closer to the display plate than an end face of the light block body, the end face being adjacent to the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideki Ito, Kazumasa Kurokawa
  • Patent number: 9773848
    Abstract: An organic EL display panel including: a substrate; banks linearly extending along one direction above the substrate; pixel electrodes spaced away from one another along the one direction, in each of first and second spaces among spaces defined by the banks; a light-emitting layer covering each pixel electrode in each of the first and second spaces; and a sub-bank crossing the one direction at least in the first space, and when defining each light-emitting layer portion covering a pixel electrode as a light-emitting portion and defining each area between light-emitting portions adjacent in the one direction as a non-light-emitting portion, a positive integer N exists for which the following holds true: among Nth non-light-emitting portions counting from one side along the one direction, the Nth non-light-emitting portion in the first space has the sub-bank and the Nth non-light-emitting portion in the second space does not have the sub-bank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Yasuharu Shinokawa, Kenichi Nendai, Hiroyoshi Takezawa
  • Patent number: 9761626
    Abstract: A solid-state image pickup device is provided which can inhibit degradation of image quality which may occur when a global electronic shutter operation is performed. A gate drive line for a first transistor of gate drive lines for pixel transistors is positioned in proximity to a converting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masahiro Kobayashi, Yusuke Onuki, Toru Koizumi
  • Patent number: 9755126
    Abstract: A light source unit includes a plurality of LED elements disposed on a plurality of band-shaped wirings on a substrate. The LED elements on one band-shaped wiring are electrically connected by wires to an adjacent band-shaped wiring. The LED elements are disposed on the substrate in a staggered arrangement as a whole. The LED elements can be densely disposed without poor connection occurring in the wires connected to the band-shaped wirings, and effective cooling can be carried out without impeding the dissipation of heat from the LED elements. One or more damming channels are formed between each two adjacent LED elements on each band-shaped wiring. A non-effusion region is formed, into which no solder flows, between each two adjacent LED elements. The wires are connected to the non-effusion regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: Ushio Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yoshihisa Yokokawa, Yoshihiro Kanahashi, Manabu Mori
  • Patent number: 9735208
    Abstract: A transparent display panel including a transparent substrate and a plurality of display units formed on the substrate is provided. Each of the display units includes a color light area and a least one of transparent areas disposed around the color light area. The color light area has a geometric center, a first color pixel structure, a second color pixel structure, and a third color pixel structure. The first, second and third color pixel structures take the geometric center as a center in each display unit and are disposed in a radial way corresponding to the center to form the color light area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Chia-Hwa Lee, Hsueh-Yen Yang
  • Patent number: 9728737
    Abstract: The manufacturing method of the light-emitting device is provided in which an auxiliary electrode in contact with an electrode formed using a transparent conductive film of a light-emitting element is formed using a mask, and direct contact between the auxiliary electrode and an EL layer is prevented by oxidizing the auxiliary electrode. Further, the light-emitting device manufactured according to the method and the lighting device including the light-emitting device are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hisao Ikeda, Kohei Yokoyama, Satoshi Seo
  • Patent number: 9728589
    Abstract: Objects are to provide a small imaging device that can take an image of a thick book without distortion of an image of a gutter and to improve the portability of an imaging device by downsizing the imaging device. The imaging device has imaging planes on both surfaces. All elements included in the imaging device are preferably provided over one substrate. In other words, the imaging device has a first imaging plane and a second imaging plane facing opposite to the first imaging plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoshiyuki Kurokawa
  • Patent number: RE46935
    Abstract: A design for an organic light-emitting display device that increases capacitor capacity and increases aperture ratio by forming an initializing voltage electrode on a different layer than an electrode of the capacitor and forming only one via hole for an entire set of three sub-pixels. One of the source electrodes and the drain electrodes of switching transistors for the three sub-pixels are formed in common, along with the gate electrodes of the switching transistors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hye-Jin Shin, Won-Kyu Kwak