Flexible Patents (Class 313/511)
  • Patent number: 11985859
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a display panel and a method for fabricating the same. The display panel includes a light transmitting area for disposing an organic light emitting unit and a storage area for disposing a storage capacitor. A location of the light transmitting area corresponds to a location of the storage area. The storage capacitor includes a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate which are composed of a transparent material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS SEMICONDUCTOR DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Baixiang Han, Kun Cao
  • Patent number: 11956995
    Abstract: The OLED display includes a flat display area and an edge curved-surface display area; wherein the edge curved-surface display area is provided with an optical film layer, and the optical film layer is configured to reduce a light intensity of emergent light with a preset color in the edge curved-surface display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignees: CHENGDU BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jiangrong Xie, Chao Kong, Kening Zheng, Yamin Yang, Han Nie
  • Patent number: 11948758
    Abstract: A push switch contains a circuit substrate, two fixed contacts disposed on the circuit substrate, a dome-shaped spring which is disposed above the two fixed contacts and can be displaced between a first position in which the two fixed contacts are in a non-conductive state and a second position in which the two fixed contacts are in a conductive state and a conductive elastic member disposed on a surface of the dome-shaped spring facing the circuit substrate and having a surface facing the two fixed contacts. At least the surface of the conductive elastic member facing the two fixed contacts has conductivity. When the dome-shaped spring is displaced to the second position, the two fixed contacts are in the conductive state through the conductive elastic member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: MITSUMI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daiki Fujimoto, Hidetake Kikuchi
  • Patent number: 11917747
    Abstract: A circuit board module includes a circuit board, a metal core printed circuit board, and a heating element. The circuit board includes a substrate, and a surface of the substrate has an assembling region. The metal core printed circuit board is on the assembling region and includes a first circuit layer and a second circuit layer. The first circuit layer and the second circuit layer are electrically connected to each other. The second circuit layer is electrically connected to the circuit board. The thermal conductivity of the metal core printed circuit board is greater than the thermal conductivity of the substrate. The heating element is on the metal core printed circuit board and is electrically connected to the first circuit layer. An electronic device having the circuit board module is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: CHICONY ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chien-Yueh Chen
  • Patent number: 11903293
    Abstract: A display panel and a manufacturing method for a display panel are provided. The display panel includes a base layer, a touch layer, and a filling layer. In the present application, the touch layer only disposed in the flat display areas, so that the first curved display areas only have display functions without touch functions. Therefore, when a user touches the first curved display panel areas, no touch signal is generated, and other operations of the user are not affected, thereby improving the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS SEMICONDUCTOR DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yang Zhang
  • Patent number: 11893911
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel including a main portion, a bending portion extending from a side of the main portion, and a sub portion extending from a side of the bending portion; a driving board connected to a side of the sub portion and overlapping the main portion of the display panel in a thickness direction; and a protective member disposed between the display panel and the driving board, wherein the sub portion is folded with respect to the bending portion and attached to a back surface of the main portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Min Lee, Dong Woo Kim
  • Patent number: 11849628
    Abstract: A display panel including a penetrating portion includes a substrate including a first region and a second region, which are spaced apart from each other with the penetrating portion provided therebetween, and a display element arranged on the substrate and including a first display element overlapping the first region and a second display element overlapping the second region, wherein a first side surface of the substrate that corresponds to an edge of the first region, and a second side surface of the substrate that corresponds to an edge of the second region, define at least portions of the penetrating portion, and an interval between the first side surface and the second side surface from an upper surface of the substrate, the upper surface facing the display element, is less than an interval between the first side surface and the second side surface from a lower surface of the substrate that does not face the display element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dongwon Kim, Sangwoo Kim, Yongseok Kim, Gyujeong Lee
  • Patent number: 11846995
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel including a first area and a second area. A support module includes a first support layer disposed on a bottom of the display panel and overlapping the first area and the second area. A second support layer is disposed on a bottom of the first support layer, overlapping the second area, and not overlapping the first area. The first support layer includes first joints overlapping the second area, and a plate overlapping the first area. The second support layer includes second joints. Each of the second joints is disposed on a bottom surface of each of the first joints, and a width of each of the second joints is narrower than a width of each of the first joints.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tae Chang Kim
  • Patent number: 11846963
    Abstract: To provide an electronic device capable of a variety of display. To provide an electronic device capable of being operated in a variety of ways. An electronic device includes a display device and first to third surfaces. The first surface includes a region in contact with the second surface, the second surface includes a region in contact with the third surface, and the first surface includes a region opposite to the third surface. The display device includes first to third display regions. The first display region includes a region overlapping with the first surface, the second display region includes a region overlapping with the second surface, and the third display region includes a region overlapping with the third surface. The first display region has a larger area than the third display region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Hajime Kimura
  • Patent number: 11828425
    Abstract: A device comprising an organic light-emitting diode comprising an organic layer sequence, a radiation exit area and an encapsulation, wherein the organic layer sequence comprises at least one radiation-emitting region which generates electromagnetic radiation in the spectral range from infrared radiation to UV radiation during operation, and wherein the encapsulation forms a seal of the organic layer sequence against environmental influences, at least one touch-sensitive operating element, wherein the at least one touch-sensitive operating element comprises at least one touch sensor, wherein the device is flexible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2023
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: Pictiva Displays International Limited
    Inventors: Ulrich Kastner-Jung, Markus Klein, Stan Maes, Romana Sigl, Annette Haid, Stephan Lintner, Julian Herget, Gregor Matjan
  • Patent number: 11832497
    Abstract: A flexible display device includes a display panel layer, a touch sensing layer, a reflection prevention layer, and a window layer. The touch sensing layer is disposed directly on a first display panel surface, a second display panel surface facing the first display panel surface in a thickness direction, or a second base surface of the reflection prevention layer. The reflection prevention layer is disposed directly on the second display panel surface or a first base surface of the touch sensing layer. The window layer is disposed directly on the first base surface or the second base surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Taehoon Yang, Yongsu Lee, Sungchul Kim, Sunghoon Kim, Sungsik Yun, Kyoungah Lee
  • Patent number: 11815232
    Abstract: Various embodiments of a combination lamp are provided, which combine a plurality of different lamp functions in a unitary configuration, and can reduce the total amount of space taken up for at least substantially the same amount of illumination produced. The combination lamps can be configured for use on vehicles, light fixtures, free standing lamps, decorative articles, etc. In some embodiments, each lamp component may have a power connection element independent from the other lamp components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Inventor: Charles I. Sassoon
  • Patent number: 11818928
    Abstract: A display apparatus having a display panel that includes a first pad portion is provided. A flexible printed circuit board is configured to attach to the display panel. The flexible printed circuit board includes a second pad portion that is configured to electrically connect to the first pad portion. The first pad portion includes a plurality of first signal pads, a first test pad, and a first alignment pad having a first shape. The second pad portion comprises a second alignment pad having a second shape. The second alignment pad includes a first portion and a second portion that are spaced apart from each other. The first shape and the second shape are configured to form a predetermined alignment mark when the flexible printed circuit board is attached to the display panel at a predetermined position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Huntae Kim, Sungun Park, Dongyoub Lee, Jiwon Han
  • Patent number: 11808418
    Abstract: A decorative lighting assembly comprises a first power wire electrically connected to a first power contact and a second power wire electrically connected to a second power contact. The first power wire and the second power wire cooperate to surround a display area of the decorative lighting assembly. Lamp assemblies are distributed across the display area. The lamp assemblies include a first row of lamp assemblies aligned along a first line, a second row aligned along a second line, a third row aligned along a third line, and a fourth row of lamp aligned along a fourth line. A first cord is disposed along a first zig-zag path connecting the lamp assemblies in the first row with the lamp assemblies in the second row. Intermediate wires are disposed along a second zig-zag path connecting the lamp assemblies in the second row with the lamp assemblies in the third row.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: Willis Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Johnny Chen
  • Patent number: 11807630
    Abstract: The present invention provides the compound represented by Formula 1, an organic electric element comprising a first electrode, a second electrode, and an organic material layer formed between the first electrode and the second electrode, and electronic device thereof, and by comprising the compound represented by Formula 1 in the organic material layer, the driving voltage of the organic electric element can be lowered, and the luminous efficiency and life time of the organic electric element can be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: DUK SAN NEOLUX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Duk Yoo, Jin Ho Yun, Jae Taek Kwon, Moo Jin Park, Sun Hee Lee, Byoung Yeop Kang
  • Patent number: 11778762
    Abstract: A display assembly includes a storage box and a flexible display screen. A storage groove is formed in the storage box and a side of the storage groove is open. The flexible display screen is able to be switched between an unfolded state and a folded state. In the unfolded state, the flexible display screen is unfolded and covers an open side of the storage groove, and in the folded state, the flexible display screen is folded or wound, and the open side of the storage groove is at least partially exposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yanyan Yang, Shangchieh Chu, Xiaofei Luo
  • Patent number: 11744132
    Abstract: A flexible display device includes a protection member, a first adhesion member, a display member, a second adhesion member, and a window member. A thickness of the display member is less than a sum of thicknesses of the protection member and the window member. The display member includes a display panel layer, a touch sensing layer, and a reflection prevention layer integrated with each other to reduce a thickness of the flexible display device. The reduction in thickness enables the flexible display device to be bent with a relatively small radius of curvature, as well as to be repeatedly bent (or otherwise flexed) with reduced potential for delamination of the first and second adhesion members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Taehoon Yang, Yongsu Lee, Sungchul Kim, Sunghoon Kim, Sungsik Yun, Kyoungah Lee
  • Patent number: 11737339
    Abstract: An organic light emitting device includes: a substrate; a thin film transistor disposed on the substrate; an organic light emitting element connected to the thin film transistor and receiving a data voltage; a plurality of encapsulation thin films disposed on the organic light emitting element, and encapsulating the thin film transistor and the organic light emitting element; a planarization layer disposed on the encapsulation thin film; and a touch sensor disposed on the planarization layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-Ki Lee, Hoon-Kee Min
  • Patent number: 11692135
    Abstract: A nitride phosphor having a composition containing Eu, Si, Al, N, and a group 2 element including at least one selected from the group consisting of Mg, Ca, Sr, and Ba. In the composition, a ratio of a total molar content of the group 2 element and Eu to a molar content of Al is 0.8 or more and 1.1 or less, a molar ratio of Eu is 0.002 or more and 0.08 or less, a molar ratio of Si is 0.8 or more and 1.2 or less, and a total molar ratio of Si and Al is 1.8 or more and 2.2 or less. The nitride phosphor has a first peak in a range of 17° 2? or more and 19° 2? or less and a second peak in a range of 34° 2? or more and 35.5° 2? or less in a CuK? powder X-ray diffraction pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2023
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Suzuki, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Shoji Hosokawa
  • Patent number: 11643007
    Abstract: The disclosed subject matter generally relates to a lighting module integrable in a vehicle exterior which can provide sufficient or even improved lighting performance in a cost-efficient way. The proposed lighting module includes an array of light source units that are controllable to provide at least one of low beam light and high beam light, the array of light source units is adapted to extend along a transverse axis of the vehicle across a longitudinal center plane of the vehicle. Accordingly, the present disclosure provides a functional lighting module which can provide at least one of high beam light and low beam light that is arrangeable in the centre portion of the vehicle, between the common locations of the prior art headlamps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: Volvo Car Corporation
    Inventors: Paul-Henri Matha, Jan-Erik Fritzon
  • Patent number: 11612059
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a display panel and a terminal device. The display panel can include a display screen, a flexible circuit board, and a control chip. The display screen can further include a main display portion and a bent portion extending from an edge of the main display portion. The bent portion is bent towards a lower side of the main display portion. The flexible circuit board is connected to an end of the bent portion away from the main display portion and extends to below the main display portion. The control chip is mounted on the flexible circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: BEIJING XIAOMI MOBILE SOFTWARE CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Anyu Liu
  • Patent number: 11532796
    Abstract: A display device includes a flexible substrate, a display device layer, a polarizing plate, and a warpage suppressing member. The flexible substrate has a front surface on a front surface side and a back surface on a back surface side. The display device layer is provided on the front surface side of the flexible substrate and includes a self-luminescent element. The polarizing plate is opposed to the flexible substrate across the display device layer and has a predetermined dimensional change characteristic corresponding to environmental change. The warpage suppressing member is provided on the back surface side of the flexible substrate and has a dimensional change characteristic of the same tendency as the dimensional change characteristic of the polarizing plate. The warpage suppressing member is configured to cancel at least a portion of warping stress of the polarizing plate to be applied to the flexible substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Makoto Noda, Hiroki Kato
  • Patent number: 11516909
    Abstract: An electronic device (100) comprises a stretchable substrate (30) with a flap (30f) formed by a cut (40) in the substrate (30). The flap (30f) is disconnected by the cut (40) from a surrounding main section (30m) of the substrate (30) except on one side. The flap (30f) is exclusively connected to the main section (30m) via a connected section (30c) of the substrate (30) between two ends (40a, 40b) of the cut (40). An electronic component (10) is disposed on the flap (30f) with electrical contacts (11,12) connected to conductive tracks (21,22) disposed on the substrate (30). The conductive tracks (21,22) extend between the component (10) disposed on the flap (30f), and other parts (10r) of the electronic device (100) outside the flap (30f) via the connected section (30c). The flap (30f) with the component (10) is disposed in a pocket formed by surrounding lamination layers (31,32).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Nederlandse Organisatie voor toegepast-natuurwetenschappelijk onderzoek TNO
    Inventors: Marco Barink, Edsger Constant Pieter Smits, Jeroen Van Den Brand
  • Patent number: 11506363
    Abstract: A flexible lighting panel comprising a light-emitting unit with electrical contact pads on a flexible substrate; a flat flexible printed circuit board with a bendable extension tab, wherein the circuit board is located on the opposite side of the light-emitting unit from the substrate; the area of the circuit board, not including the extension tab, is the same or greater than and overlaps the emissive area of the light-emitting unit; and the circuit board has at least two flat electrical connectors in electrical contact with the contact pads of the light-emitting unit; the flat electrical connectors extending along the extension tab of the circuit board for connection to a power source. The light emitting unit can be an OLED. The extension tab can be bent so that the flat electrical connections become accessible in different orientations. The panel can be ultrathin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: OLEDWORKS LLC
    Inventors: Manfred Ruske, Konrad Sell, Thomas Hoegen, Joerg Knipping
  • Patent number: 11492289
    Abstract: A foldable glass substrate includes a top surface, a bottom surface, and a side surface. The side surface includes a first side surface extending at a first angle from the top surface, a second side surface extending at a second angle from the bottom surface, and a third side surface extending from each of the first side surface and the second side surface. A length of the third side surface in a direction substantially perpendicular to at least one of the top surface and the bottom surface is equal to or greater than about 0.3 times and equal to or less than about 0.7 times of a minimum distance between the top surface and the bottom surface. The minimum distance is equal to or greater than about 15 micrometers (?m) and equal to or less than about 100 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignees: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD., DOWOOINSYS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bon Ki Goo, Myung-Hwan Kim, Sungchul Kim, Jeong-Il Yoo, Jangdoo Lee
  • Patent number: 11457868
    Abstract: A conductive transfer for application to an article comprises first and second non-conductive layers and a conductive layer positioned between the two non-conductive layers. The conductive transfer further comprises an adhesive layer for adhering the conductive transfer to an article, such as a wearable item. The conductive layer comprises a plurality of tessellated cells defined by a printed conductive ink. The conductive layer comprises a main element and an input track with the plurality of tessellated cells being comprised over the input track of said conductive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: CONDUCTIVE TRANSFERS LIMITED
    Inventors: Paul Timothy Brook, Mark John Catchpole, Steven Paul Sutcliffe
  • Patent number: 11440837
    Abstract: One or more aspects of the disclosure pertain to an article including a film disposed on a glass substrate, which may be strengthened, where the interface between the film and the glass substrate is modified, such that the article retains its average flexural strength, and the film retains key functional properties for its application. Some key functional properties of the film include optical, electrical and/or mechanical properties. The bridging of a crack from one of the film or the glass substrate into the other of the film or the glass substrate can be prevented by inserting a crack mitigating layer between the glass substrate and the film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Heather Bossard Decker, Shandon Dee Hart, Guangli Hu, Fei Li, James Joseph Price, Chandan Kumar Saha
  • Patent number: 11434166
    Abstract: One or more aspects of the disclosure pertain to an article including a film disposed on a glass substrate, which may be strengthened, where the interface between the film and the glass substrate is modified, such that the article has an improved average flexural strength, and the film retains key functional properties for its application. Some key functional properties of the film include optical, electrical and/or mechanical properties. The bridging of a crack from one of the film or the glass substrate into the other of the film or the glass substrate can be suppressed by inserting a nanoporous crack mitigating layer between the glass substrate and the film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Heather Bossard Decker, Shandon Dee Hart, Guangli Hu, James Joseph Price, Paul Arthur Sachenik
  • Patent number: 11434128
    Abstract: An actuator and a manufacture method thereof, an operation method thereof, and a movable device. The actuator includes a photodeformation layer and a first driving unit, the first driving unit includes at least one first light emitting device, the first light emitting device is connected to a first side of the photodeformation layer, the first light emitting device is capable of emitting first light with a first wavelength to irradiate onto the photodeformation layer, and the photodeformation layer can generate a first deformation under irradiation of the first light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignees: Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., Beijing BOE Technology Development Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Suwei Zeng, Gu Yao, Yu Wang, Ruhui Zhu, Qinghua Zou
  • Patent number: 11417847
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a display substrate, a display substrate, a display panel and a display device are provided. The method includes: disposing a mask plate including an occlusion area above a base substrate, an orthographic projection of occlusion area on the base substrate partially overlapping a folding area of the base substrate; forming an inorganic layer pattern with an opening on the base substrate by using mask plate, an orthographic projection of opening on the base substrate partially overlapping the folding area of base substrate. An orthographic projection of opening on the base substrate partially overlaps the folding area of base substrate. The folding area of base substrate is occluded by mask plate. The inorganic layer is formed on the base substrate by using mask plate. Effect of conveniently and quickly removing a portion the inorganic layer located in the folding area can be achieved without removing the portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignees: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., Chengdu BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Youngyik Ko, Wanli Dong, Hongwei Ma
  • Patent number: 11417864
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a first area including at least one opening, a second area disposed around the first area, and a third area disposed between the first area and the second area. The second area includes a plurality of display elements, and the third area includes a groove. The display apparatus further includes a thin film encapsulation layer covering the plurality of display elements and including an inorganic encapsulation layer and an organic encapsulation layer, a planarization layer disposed over the groove, a first insulating layer disposed over the thin film encapsulation layer, a second insulating layer disposed over the planarization layer, and a cover layer overlapping the first end of the planarization layer and partially overlapping the first insulating layer and the second insulating layer. A first end of the planarization layer overlaps the thin film encapsulation layer, and the second insulating layer includes a first through hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Minhee Choi, Wonkyu Kwak, Youngsoo Yoon, Yunkyeong In, Hyunji Cha
  • Patent number: 11411184
    Abstract: An organic compound can be applied as a host material for an OLED display device. The compound has a structure represented by Formula (I): a and b, being independently 1, 2 or 3, respectively represent the numbers of electron donor D and electron acceptor A; c and d, independently being 0, 1, or 2, respectively representing the numbers of group L1 and group L2. D, L1 and L2 are each alkyl, cycloalkylene, heterocyclic group, aryl, heteroaryl, fused aryl, or fused heteroaryl; and A is selected from nitrogen-containing heterocyclic substituents, cyano-containing substituents, triaryl-boron-derived substituents, and phosphoxy-containing substituents. The compound has a D-(?)-?-(?)-A structure with bipolarity, and the ? bond can interrupt an intramolecular charge transfer between D and A, so that the excited state is limited to a local excited state in moiety of D or A, and the compound has a small excited-state dipole moment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: WUHAN TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Lei Zhang, Wei Gao, Jinghua Niu, Yang Li, Yan Lu, Gaojun Huang
  • Patent number: 11394008
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescence device includes a substrate, an organic electroluminescence element disposed on the substrate, a protecting portion configured to protect the organic electroluminescence element, and a resin portion mainly composed of a resin material. The protecting portion includes a first layer mainly composed of a silicon-based inorganic material containing nitrogen, a second layer mainly composed of silicon oxide or aluminum oxide, and a third layer mainly composed of a silicon-based inorganic material containing nitrogen, and the resin portion is disposed at a side surface of the second layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Suguru Akagawa, Ryoichi Nozawa, Takefumi Fukagawa
  • Patent number: 11380858
    Abstract: A display device according to an embodiment of the present disclosure may include a substrate, a display element layer on the substrate, an encapsulation layer on the display element layer to seal the display element layer, a polarizing layer on the encapsulation layer, a first protection layer on the substrate and spaced apart from the polarizing layer, and a second protection layer on the substrate and covering a portion of the first protection layer, wherein the first protection layer has a thickness that is greater than a thickness of the second protection layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: HyoungWook Lee, Yewon Cho, Hojin Kang, Muhyun Kim, Jinhwan Kim
  • Patent number: 11360518
    Abstract: A flexible display module and an electronic device including the flexible display module are disclosed, flexible display panel including a display portion, a display pad portion and a panel bending portion between the display portion and the display pad portion; a display driving circuit portion disposed at a rear surface of the flexible display panel and configured to include a driving integrated circuit connected with the display pad portion; and a shield member configured to cover the display driving circuit portion at the rear surface of the flexible display panel and configured to have a shock absorbing portion overlapped with the driving integrated circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Insik Shin, BuHui Lee, SeHwan Park
  • Patent number: 11283046
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a substrate, a first oxygen- and water-tight protection layer covering the substrate, at least one electronic component located on the first protection layer and having at least one organic semiconductor region, an oxygen- and water-tight encapsulation layer, the oxygen- and water-tight encapsulation layer having an epoxy or acrylate glue totally covering the organic semiconductor region, a second oxygen- and water-tight protection layer totally covering the encapsulation layer, and a support layer covering the second oxygen- and water-tight protection layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: ISORG
    Inventors: Jérôme Joimel, Eric Faupin
  • Patent number: 11151936
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate including a main display area and an edge display area bent with respect to a first axis from the main display area; and a wiring including a plurality of sub-wirings arranged in a direction intersecting the first axis in the edge display area; an insulating layer including a plurality of contact holes and covering the plurality of sub-wirings; and a connection wiring disposed on the insulating layer and connecting the plurality of sub-wirings through the plurality of contact holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Inventors: Sunhee Lee, Sunho Kim, Juchan Park
  • Patent number: 11140246
    Abstract: A hinge structure for foldable devices includes a smartpen receiving portion adapted to receive a smartpen therein, thereby improving portability of the smartpen and the foldable devices, wherein the hinge structure for foldable devices is formed between a first display panel and a second display panel to connect the first display panel to the second display panel, is adapted to implement folding and unfolding operations of the first and second display panels, and includes a smartpen receiving portion formed at a boundary of the first and second display panels and having an inner diameter corresponding to an outer diameter of the smartpen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: East Global Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hye Ran Lee
  • Patent number: 11075347
    Abstract: This present disclosure discloses a display device. The display device may include a bending area and a non-bending area. A structure for improving durability may be included in the bending area. The display device may include a base layer having one or more first regions that can be folded along a predetermined axis, and a second region adjacent to the first regions; and thin-film transistors, organic light-emitting elements and functional layers stacked in the second region of the base layer. The thin-film transistors, the organic light-emitting elements and the functional layers stacked in the second regions are not disposed in the first regions. Instead, the space otherwise occupied by the elements is filled with the filling layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: YeonGyeong Bae, Sejong Yoo
  • Patent number: 11038122
    Abstract: A charge transporting material which allows for a low driving voltage and is superior in luminous efficiency and durability is provided. The charge transporting material comprising a compound represented by any one of the general formula (1-1) to (1-3) wherein R111 to R114, R121 to R125 and R131 to R135, L111 to L113, and L121 to L123 are as defined in the specification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: UDC Ireland Limited
    Inventor: Kousuke Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10986744
    Abstract: A window substrate for protecting an electronic display device includes a first glass substrate having a first thickness, a second glass substrate having a second thickness, and an interlayer disposed between the first glass substrate and the second glass substrate, the interlayer having a third thickness, wherein the sum of the first thickness, the second thickness, and the third thicknesses is equal to or less than about 190 ?m. A display device including a display panel to display an image and a window substrate also is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong Hoon Yeum, Seung Kim, Hoi Kwan Lee, Seung Ho Kim
  • Patent number: 10923669
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel including a flat area and a bending area positioned adjacent to the flat area, a panel bottom sheet arranged under the display panel and overlapping with the flat area and the bending area, and a panel-sheet coupling layer between the display panel and the panel bottom sheet and including a first panel-sheet coupling part arranged across the flat area and the bending area, and a second panel-sheet coupling part overlapping with the bending area and extended continuously along a side of the first panel-sheet coupling part, a thickness of the panel-sheet coupling layer becoming smaller from a central portion of the bending area toward a side portion of the bending area, and the panel bottom sheet having a curved shape that is gentler than a curved shape of the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung Min Kim, Kyung Jun Park, Kang Yong Lee
  • Patent number: 10910453
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including flexibility, a first inorganic insulating film having silicon and at least one of nitrogen and oxygen arranged above the substrate, a first groove part arranged so as to divide the first inorganic insulating film, a first silicon contained film filled into the first groove part, and a pixel electrode arranged to overlap a region surrounded by the first groove part. The first silicon contained film includes polysiloxane or polysilazane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Hsiang-Yuan Cheng
  • Patent number: 10877440
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate having a through-hole. The display device also includes a display unit formed on the substrate and surrounding the through-hole, and the display unit is configured to display an image and includes pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ki Nyeng Kang, Keum Nam Kim, Jong Hyun Choi
  • Patent number: 10876832
    Abstract: A flexible apparatus is provided. The flexible apparatus includes a plurality of motion sensors mounted on different locations of the flexible apparatus, a storage configured to store operation information of the flexible apparatus corresponding to a bending shape, and a controller configured to determine a bending shape of the flexible apparatus based on a sensing value of each of the plurality of motion sensors, and to perform an operation corresponding to the determined bending shape based on the operation information stored in the storage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Han-sung Lee, Geun-ho Lee
  • Patent number: 10811488
    Abstract: A display device includes a TFT layer provided in a display area, a bending section and a terminal in a non-active area, and a terminal wiring line that connects to the terminal through the bending section, and the terminal wiring line includes a first wiring line and a second wiring line each positioned on both sides of the bending section and a third wiring line that passes through the bending section and is electrically connected with each of the first wiring line and the second wiring line and curved so as to have recesses and protrusions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takashi Matsui, Yukio Shimizu, Gen Nagaoka, Motoji Shiota
  • Patent number: 10802268
    Abstract: An organic light emitting display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate arranged opposite to the first substrate, a display layer on a side of the first substrate facing the second substrate, and a viewing angle control layer on a side of the second substrate facing the first substrate, the viewing angle control layer configured to change an output path of light input from the display layer by changing a shape based on a control signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hyunwoo Lee
  • Patent number: 10770684
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate having a first area, a second area, and a bending area between the first area and the second area. A display element is disposed in the first area of the substrate. A stress neutralizing layer is disposed in the first area, the second area and the bending area. A thickness of the stress neutralizing layer in the bending area is less than a thickness of the stress neutralizing layer in at least one of the first area or the second area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kwangho Lee, Jaeyoung Sim, Kyungho Jung
  • Patent number: 10739929
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate divided into a display area and a peripheral area, a light-emitting element layer on the substrate and including a light-emitting element, a circuit element layer on the substrate and including a circuit element which drives the light-emitting element, an encapsulation film of which portions thereof are respectively in the display area and the peripheral area, and a plurality of sensing electrodes each on the portion of the encapsulation film which is in the display area, including a plurality of first sensing electrodes and a plurality of second sensing electrodes which intersect the first sensing electrodes. Each of the first sensing electrodes includes a plurality of mesh lines intersecting one another in a mesh shape, and widths of the first sensing electrodes increase as a distance of the first sensing electrode from a center of the display area to the peripheral area decreases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: So La Lee, Chi Wook An, Sang Hyun Jun, Jong Seok Kim, Jae Hyun Lee, Eun Ae Jung
  • Patent number: RE49755
    Abstract: A mobile device includes a touch-screen having an external touch-screen region, an internal foldable touch-screen region, and a curved-surface touch-screen region that couples the external touch-screen region and the internal foldable touch-screen region, and a body to which the touch-screen is attached, wherein the device is configured to move at least one icon corresponding to at least one executing application program to the curved-surface touch-screen region in response to a folding angle of the internal foldable touch-screen region when a folding operation of the internal foldable touch-screen region is performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yong-Joon Lee, Woo-Jong Lee