Multiple Gaseous Discharge Display Panel Patents (Class 313/582)
  • Patent number: 11286422
    Abstract: The silicate of magnesium and of barium, strontium or calcium of the invention is characterized in that it is in the form of a suspension of solid crystallized particles in a liquid phase, said particles having a mean size between 0.1 ?m and 1 ?m. It is prepared by spray-drying a liquid mixture comprising compounds of magnesium, of silicium and of at least one first element chosen from barium, strontium and calcium, by submitting the dried mixture to a first calcination in air and to a second calcination in a reducing atmosphere and by wet milling the calcined mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: RHODIA OPERATIONS
    Inventors: Valérie Buissette, Franck Aurissergues, Thierry Le-Mercier
  • Patent number: 11283044
    Abstract: An electroluminescent display panel and manufacturing method thereof, and a display device are provided. The electroluminescent display panel includes a base substrate, pixel structures disposed on the base substrate; and an encapsulating layer disposed on the pixel structures. The pixel structures are arranged in an array, the pixel structure including a plurality of sub-pixels arranged in an array, the pixel structure array has a first direction and a second direction intersected with each other, the edge of the sub-pixel including a first portion gradually away from a straight line where the first direction lies, and an extending direction of the first portion does not coincide with the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tao Wang, Song Zhang
  • Patent number: 11202843
    Abstract: An air fed mycoplasma device includes an array of elongate microchannels formed in a plastic or ceramic having tolerance to ozone and other radicals formed when plasma is generated from air in the microchannels. The microchannels include inlets configured to accept an air feed, and outlets configured to direct plasma jets toward a surface (which may be flat or internal to a pipe, for example) or object. An array of electrodes within the plastic/ceramic housing is configured to ignite and maintain plasma in the microchannels and is isolated by the dielectric from the microchannels. A supply intake for is configured to providing a plasma medium into the microchannels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
    Inventors: J. Gary Eden, Peter Peng Sun
  • Patent number: 11175556
    Abstract: A color film substrate, and a display panel and a preparation method for the display panel. The color film substrate (10) comprises a first crimping region (1-1) and a color region (1-2), the color region (1-2) is provided with a common electrode 13, the common electrode 13 is connected to a lead wire of an external driving circuit board in the first crimping region by means of a first signal line. The display panel comprises an array substrate (20) provided opposite to the color film substrate (10); the array substrate comprises a display region (2-2) and a second crimping region (2-1); and the display region (2-2) is an array formed by multiple thin film transistors, and the second crimping region (2-1) is a region where a signal line on the array substrate (20) is crimped to the lead wire of the external driving circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: HKC Corporation Limited
    Inventor: Huai Liang He
  • Patent number: 11147169
    Abstract: A light-emitting device has improved impact resistance over conventional configurations. Such a light-emitting device includes a display panel layer, a housing layer, an impact absorbing layer adjacent the housing layer, a metal layer that is disposed between the impact absorbing layer and the display panel layer and that is deformable during an impact on the light-emitting device, and a compliant layer that is disposed between the metal layer and the display panel layer that enables a shape of the display panel layer to be maintained when the metal layer is deformed. Due to a compliance or low stiffness of the compliant layer, a permanent deformation of the metal layer due to an impact or device shape change is not discernibly transferred into the shape of the display panel layer, and the shape of the display panel layer is essentially maintained so that an impact or shape change does not adversely affect display performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tim Michael Smeeton, Mayuko Sakamoto
  • Patent number: 11101414
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a wavelength conversion member includes: irradiating plasma on surfaces of phosphor particles; mixing the phosphor particles irradiated by plasma and a liquid form resin member to form a slurry; and curing the slurry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuji Harada, Takanori Akaishi
  • Patent number: 11013154
    Abstract: Circuit films, a printed circuit board (PCB), and the like, are connected to a display panel. First and second heat dissipation members are coupled to a rear surface of the display panel to support and protect the circuit films, the PCB, and the like, while dissipating heat from driver ICs and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Misook Kim, Daeyoung Jung
  • Patent number: 10978671
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes: a substrate having a display area and a non-display area at least partially surrounding the display area; a plurality of pixels disposed in the display area of the substrate; a plurality of first projections disposed in the non-display area of the substrate extending along an edge of the substrate; and a second projection disposed on the substrate between the plurality of first projections and the display area, the second projection including a plurality of cavities arranged in a plurality of columns to limit flow of excess organic material during manufacture, wherein the cavities may be arranged in adjacent columns staggered from each other in a direction transverse to the columns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sucheol Gong, Sungwoo Jung, Hun Kim, Kyungchan Chae
  • Patent number: 10911081
    Abstract: Systems and methods for reducing reflected towards a higher frequency radio frequency (RF) generator during a period of a lower frequency RF generator and for using a relationship to reduce reflected power are described. By tuning the higher frequency RF generator during the period of the lower frequency RF generator, precise control of the higher frequency RF generator is achieved for reducing power reflected towards the higher frequency RF generator. Moreover, by using the relationship to reduce the reflected power, time is saved during processing of a wafer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Lam Research Corporation
    Inventors: Arthur M. Howald, John C. Valcore, Jr., Andrew Fong, David Hopkins
  • Patent number: 10906251
    Abstract: A method of constructing a space construction has a preparing step, a first mixing step, a second mixing step, a matrix layer building step, a three-dimensional fiber webs paving step, and a gamma ray screening layer building step. Prepare an agitator, a strengthening material, a composite material, multiple three-dimensional fiber webs, and multiple gamma ray screening elements. Mix the strengthening material and the composite material to form a first building material. Mix the multiple gamma ray screening elements and soil on a planet to form a second building material. Build at least one matrix layer with the first building material. Pave two three-dimensional fiber webs on the at least one matrix layer. Build at least one gamma ray screening layer adjacent to one of the two three-dimensional fiber webs with the second building material. A product constructed by the method is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Inventor: Yueh-Ming Liu
  • Patent number: 10879335
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a display panel having a display substrate on which a plurality of pad terminals is disposed, and a driving unit having a plurality of driving terminals electrically connected to the plurality of pad terminals. Each of the plurality of pad terminals includes a stepped groove that faces a corresponding driving terminal of the plurality of driving terminals or each of the plurality of pad terminals includes an opening hole that faces the corresponding driving terminal of the plurality of driving terminals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Byoungyong Kim, Seunghwa Ha, Seungsoo Ryu, Sanghyeon Song, Jeongdo Yang, Jungyun Jo, Jeongho Hwang
  • Patent number: 10827644
    Abstract: A system and method for suspending an electronic display between a first structure located above the electronic display and a second structure located below the electronic display includes a housing for the electronic display. Elongate members extend through the housing from the first structure to the second structure. In some embodiments, a channel configured to receive ambient air extends through the housing and is placed in thermal communication with the substantially sealed compartment. Clamps are provided which are each sized to accept one of the elongate members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Manufacturing Resources International, Inc.
    Inventor: Marcos Diaz
  • Patent number: 10817016
    Abstract: Protective cover layers for electronic devices are described. In an embodiment, an electronic device includes a display panel and a protective cover layer over the display panel. The protective cover layer includes a transparent support substrate and a hardcoat layer covering an exterior facing surface of the transparent support substrate. The display panel may be a flexible display panel and the protective cover layer may flex with the flexible display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Hoon Sik Kim, Chang-Chia Huang, Christopher D. Jones, Masato Kuwabara, Nikhil D. Kalyankar, Terry C. Shyu, Yasmin F. Afsar, Paul S. Drzaic
  • Patent number: 10809552
    Abstract: A display device is disclosed. The display device includes a plurality of support units disposed side by side on the rear surface of a flexible display panel, a resin unit, which is made of a resin, for elastically interconnecting the support units, and a restoration unit protruding from each support unit for interfering with the resin unit, which stretches when the display panel is bent, in order to restore the display panel to the original state thereof. The support units may be integrally formed with the resin unit in order to maintain the flatness of the display panel. In addition, when impact is applied to the display panel, the support units may distribute the impact to the periphery of the display panel, thereby preventing damage to the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung-Jae Park, Choun-Sung Kang
  • Patent number: 10795066
    Abstract: An infrared-cut filter (1a) includes a near-infrared reflecting film (20) and an absorbing film (30). The near-infrared reflecting film (20) and the absorbing film (30) have the following features (A) to (E); (A) 700 nm??HR (0°, 70%)<?HR (0°, 20%)?770 nm; (B) 650 nm??HR (40°, 70%)<?HR (40°, 20%)?720 nm; (C) ?HA (40°, 20%)<?HR (40°, 20%); (D) the spectral transmittance of light incident on the absorbing film (30) is 15% or less at ?HR (0°, 20%) and ?HR (40°, 20%); and (E) an average of the spectral transmittance of light incident on the near-infrared reflecting film (20) and an average of the spectral transmittance of light incident on the absorbing film (30) are 75% or more in the wavelength range of 450 to 600 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Katsuhide Shimmo, Yuichiro Kubo, Lei Cai
  • Patent number: 10704167
    Abstract: The method for drawing a fiber with a textured surface comprises the following steps: —forming of a preform from which the fiber is to be drawn with a textured surface; —addition of an outer layer to the textured preform to preserve the shape of the texture of the preform surface during the drawing operation; —drawing of a fiber from the preform, whereby the fiber keeps the formed texture of the preform surface and —removing the additional outer layer to leave the original surface textured fiber exposed. The obtained fiber can be used as a mold to form a textured hollow channel in another material, as a surface coating and as a pressure detector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE (EPFL)
    Inventors: Fabien Sorin, Tung Dang Nguyen, Yunpeng Qu, Alexis Page, Wei Yan
  • Patent number: 10641787
    Abstract: A direction detecting device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes; a structure having at least two through-holes passing through an upper surface and a lower surface thereof; and at least two electrode units inserted into the at least two through-holes and each including a dielectric layer, a first electrode layer disposed on an upper surface of the dielectric layer and exposed at the upper surface of the structure, and a second electrode layer disposed on a lower surface of the dielectric layer and exposed at the lower surface of the structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jeong Han Kim, Won Keun Cho, Bi Yi Kim, Hyun Gyu Park, In Hee Cho, Seung Kwon Hong
  • Patent number: 10638619
    Abstract: A cover window includes: a flat portion including in a top plan view, first and second sides respectively extending in first and second directions; a top curved portion contacting the first side and extending therefrom in the second direction; a left curved portion contacting the second side and extending therefrom in the first direction; and a first corner curved portion which connects the top and left curved portions to each other. In cross-section, the first corner curved portion includes: and a bottom end surface which connects inner and outer surfaces to each other, in the top plan view, the bottom end surface includes: a central portion having a first width, and a peripheral portion which is disposed outside the central portion in the first and second directions, the peripheral portion having a second width smaller than the first width.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun Seung Seo, Jong Hwan Cho, Woo Jin Cho
  • Patent number: 10600990
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel and a back cover coupled and fixed to each other via a resin layer to manufacture a lightweight, thin display device having a slim bezel while increasing the drooping resistance of the display device. In addition, since the drooping resistance of the display device is increased, it is possible to reduce the thickness of the back cover, whereby it is possible to further reduce the weight of the display device. Furthermore, a through-hole is formed in a cover shield such that a portion of the upper part of an IC chip of a substrate can be inserted into the through-hole, with the result that the coupling structure of a circuit unit is improved, whereby it is possible to further reduce the thickness of the display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyo-Sung Lee, Heong-Soo Park
  • Patent number: 10593898
    Abstract: A base carrier configured to carry a flexible base of a flexible display panel is provided. The flexible display panel includes a display region and a circuit bonding region. A surface of an area of the base carrier corresponding to the display region is smooth, and a surface of an area of the base carrier corresponding to the circuit bonding region is formed with a plurality of micro-grooves. The structure of the base carrier is such that when the flexible base is separated from the base carrier, the amount of laser required for peeling in each of the display region and the circuit bonding region are the same and such that the base carrier can be separated from the flexible display panel by performing the laser scanning once, which simplifies the processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chunyan Xie, Ming Che Hsieh
  • Patent number: 10551596
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes optical and optoelectronic assemblies that, in some cases, include screen-printed micro-spacers, as well as methods for manufacturing such assemblies and modules. For example, micro-spacers can be applied on a first optical element layer, and a second optical element layer can be provided on the first micro-spacers. By providing the second optical element layer on the first micro-spacers, the second optical element layer and the first optical element layer can be separated from one another by air or vacuum gaps each of which is laterally surrounded by a portion of the first micro-spacers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Ams Sensors Singapore Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Guo Xiong Wu, Ming Jie Lee, Simon Gubser, Qichuan Yu, Joon Heng Tan
  • Patent number: 10548225
    Abstract: A display device includes a first substrate, a flexible printed circuit, and a film. The flexible printed circuit is disposed on a first area of the first substrate. The film is disposed on the first substrate and the flexible printed circuit. The flexible printed circuit includes a second substrate, a pad area, and a dummy pad. The pad area comprises pads disposed on the second substrate. The pads extend in a first direction and are spaced apart from one another in a second direction crossing the first direction. The dummy pad is disposed on the second substrate. The dummy pad is spaced apart from the pad area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ye-Bin Lee, Hyun-Jae Lee, Kang-Won Lee, Young-Sik Kim, Won-Gu Cho
  • Patent number: 10522443
    Abstract: A module package can include a substrate; at least one device component configured to be positioned on the substrate; a module package lid configured to be positioned over the at least one device component and on the substrate, the module package lid exhibiting a plateau portion; and at least one mounting spring configured to be positioned on the module package lid, wherein the at least one mounting spring is configured to be mechanically coupled with a mounting surface and further positionally secure the module package lid and the at least one device component. Each mounting spring can include a middle portion; an end portion having a mounting hole; and a curved section between the middle portion and the end portion, the middle portion arranged to mate with the plateau portion of the module package lid when the end portion are secured to the substrate, the curved section being configured to prevent contact with a first corner portion of the module package lid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: MICROSEMI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Benjamin A. Samples, John Fredrick May
  • Patent number: 10510708
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide an anisotropic conductive film and a forming method thereof, an ACF roll, a bonding structure and a display device. The anisotropic conductive film (ACF) includes: an insulating adhesive layer, including a plurality of preset regions corresponding to electrodes to be bonded and spaced from each other; and capsule structures, dispersed in the insulating adhesive layer of the plurality of preset regions and configured to realize a electrical connection in a direction perpendicular to a surface of the ACF when the ACF is subjected to a pressure in the direction perpendicular to the surface of the ACF, wherein a number of the capsule structures in each of the plurality of preset regions is greater than a preset number.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., CHENGDU BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wei Li, Wei He, Jing Wang, Chao Fu, Chaofan Li, Zhiyong Yang, Liwei Huang
  • Patent number: 10469108
    Abstract: Systems and methods for reducing reflected towards a higher frequency radio frequency (RF) generator during a period of a lower frequency RF generator and for using a relationship to reduce reflected power are described. By tuning the higher frequency RF generator during the period of the lower frequency RF generator, precise control of the higher frequency RF generator is achieved for reducing power reflected towards the higher frequency RF generator. Moreover, by using the relationship to reduce the reflected power, time is saved during processing of a wafer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Lam Research Corporation
    Inventors: Arthur M. Howald, John C. Valcore, Jr., Andrew Fong, David Hopkins
  • Patent number: 10468563
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes a light-emitting element that emits blue light, a Mn2+-activated ?-AlON phosphor and a Eu2+-activated ?-SiAlON phosphor that are excited by the blue light to emit green light, and a red phosphor that is excited by the blue light to emit red light. The weight ratio of the Mn2+-activated ?-AlON phosphor to the Eu2+-activated ?-SiAlON phosphor is from 20 to 75.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenichi Yoshimura, Makoto Izumi, Hiroshi Fukunaga
  • Patent number: 10324252
    Abstract: Disclosed is a backlight unit. The backlight unit includes a light source, and a cover bottom internally accommodating the light source. Here, the cover bottom is divided into n-numbered (n>1) sub-cover bottoms, and a coupling unit for mutually fixing and coupling the divided cover bottoms is formed at ends of each of the cover bottoms facing each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang-Dae Park, Eun-Ju Kim
  • Patent number: 10321614
    Abstract: An outdoor flat panel display assembly is provided to redesign the back cover of a display module where an isolated external circulation structure may be implemented to the back cover of the display module and the back plate of the case. Cold air is introduced into the heat dissipation space within the back cover via external circulating route while heat produced by the backlight, the system circuit board, and by the radiation of the sun can be dissipated through the external circulating route. The external circulation space is completely isolated from the internal space of the case in such a way that the vapor and dust in the introduced cold air are in no way to have contact with the components of the display and the glass of the case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Huan-Yuan Huang, Yu-Hua Chang, Wei-Cheng Wang
  • Patent number: 10303416
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the modular display includes aggregates of individual panel tiles arranged between two large plastic sheets. The footprint of the large plastic sheet sandwich becomes the dimension of the display screen. The tilettes are phosphor emission panels with a full complement of emittable pixels. By separating the tilettes from the final full dimension sheet, the tilettes can be manufactured in transportable sizes and the outer full dimension sheets can be rolled for easy transport to the final install location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: PRYSM, INC.
    Inventors: Roger A. Hajjar, John L. Ritter, David Kindler, Jahja I. Trisnadi
  • Patent number: 10276350
    Abstract: Systems and methods for tuning an impedance matching network in a step-wise fashion for each state transition are described. By tuning the impedance matching network in a step-wise fashion for each state transition instead of directly achieving an optimal value of a combined variable capacitance for each state, processing of a wafer using the tuned optimal values becomes feasible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Lam Research Corporation
    Inventors: Arthur M. Howald, John C. Valcore, Jr., Andrew Fong, David Hopkins
  • Patent number: 10230025
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a light emitting element and a wavelength conversion layer covering the light emitting element. The wavelength conversion layer includes first wavelength conversion particles, second wavelength conversion particles, and filling particles. The first wavelength conversion particles contains aluminum. The second wavelength conversion particles have outer surfaces covered with covering material which contains aluminum. The filling particles contain aluminum. The filling particles are provided among the first wavelength conversion particles and the second wavelength conversion particles. The filling particles have particle sizes smaller than particle sizes of the first wavelength conversion particles and particle sizes of the second wavelength conversion particles. The filling particles have aspect ratios smaller than aspect ratios of the first wavelength conversion particles and aspect ratios of the second wavelength conversion particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Iwata, Shoji Hosokawa
  • Patent number: 10187060
    Abstract: The invention relates to a lighting device comprising an illuminant embodied as an OLED, and comprising a capacitive switching means, which are arranged on a substrate, wherein the illuminant has a first electrically conductive electrode and a second electrically conductive electrode, wherein a layer comprising organic, electroluminescent material is arranged between the first electrode and the second electrode, wherein the switching means has an electrode, wherein one electrode from the first electrode or the second electrode of the illuminant together with the electrode of the switching means is arranged in one plane, wherein a nonconductive spacing amounting to between 100 ?m and 700 ?m, more particularly between 400 ?m and 600 ?m, is present between said one electrode of the illuminant and the electrode of the switching means in the plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: HELLA GMBH & CO. KGAA
    Inventors: Karsten Diekmann, Jürgen Heinrich, Andrew Ingle, Johannes Rosenberger, Thorsten Vehoff
  • Patent number: 10177208
    Abstract: A flexible display apparatus including a substrate including a flat surface portion and at least one curved surface portion, and a display including a first display region above the flat surface portion and a second display region above the at least one curved surface portion. The second display region includes a correcting layer including a first point and a second point apart from each other. The second point is farther away from the first display region than the first point. A thickness of the correcting layer at the second point is greater than a thickness of the correcting layer at the first point. The correcting layer includes a curved portion between the first point and the second point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Youngseo Park
  • Patent number: 10159155
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel including a first curved portion that is curved; and a drive circuit board on which a circuit for driving the display panel is formed. The drive circuit board includes a second curved portion that is curved following the first curved portion, and each of a plurality of components including one of a resistor and a capacitor and mounted on the second curved portion is mounted on the drive circuit board so that a crosswise direction of the component in plan view, which is a direction perpendicular to an alignment direction of a plurality of electrodes of the component, follows a curving direction of the second curved portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Shinya Ogasawara, Teruo Nanmoku
  • Patent number: 10128100
    Abstract: During a normal operation, alternating drive voltage to be applied between a pair of electrodes provided to face an outer surface of a bottom part of a gas discharge light emitting tube is switched to a voltage value V2 lower than a voltage value V1 at the time of starting lighting. Further, the alternating drive voltage to be applied during the normal discharge operation is intermittently applied in a predetermined cycle and duty ratio to enable adjustment of light emission intensity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: SHIKOH TECH LLC
    Inventors: Tsutae Shinoda, Hitoshi Hirakawa, Kenji Awamoto, Junichiro Takahashi, Takefumi Hidaka
  • Patent number: 10114498
    Abstract: A display device with reduced chance of pad unit corrosion is presented. The display device includes: a display panel configured to display an image, the display panel including a first pad unit; a touch screen panel (TSP) attached to an upper portion of the display panel, the touch screen panel including a second pad unit; a TSP flexible printed circuit board configured to include one end that is connected to the second pad unit of the touch screen panel; a window substrate configured to cover the touch screen panel; and a TSP adhesive layer interposed between the touch screen panel and the window substrate to adhere the window substrate to the touch screen panel, wherein the TSP adhesive layer is formed such that the TSP adhesive layer at least partially covers a TSP connection part the TSP flexible printed circuit board is connected to the second pad unit of the touch screen panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hyeong Cheol Ahn
  • Patent number: 9960005
    Abstract: Microplasma generators and associated arrays and methods are described herein. Certain embodiments relate to a microplasma generator in which an elongated semiconductor structure can control electronic current supplied to a microplasma cavity. In certain cases, the microplasma generator can be configured to generate a microplasma when a voltage is applied across the elongated semiconductor structure. Some embodiments include particular spatial arrangements between the electrode(s), the elongated semiconductor structure, and/or the microplasma cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Inventor: Luis Fernando Velásquez-García
  • Patent number: 9936581
    Abstract: An electrically interconnected assembly is a technology enabler for mechanical and electrical interconnects between conductive threads, such as those within fabrics and textiles, to electrical connection points, such as contact pads on a printed circuit board (PCB), a flexible printed circuit (FPC), and/or rigid-flexible circuit board. The electrically interconnected assembly uses an anisotropic conductive coated fabric to make an electrical and mechanical interconnect in fabrics or textiles. All fabrics or textiles can be anisotropic conductive coated and cut into sheet form or supplied in roll form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: Flex Ltd.
    Inventor: Mark Bergman
  • Patent number: 9891733
    Abstract: A touch screen panel includes: a touch sensor film including: at least one corner formed in a curved line; and a through part; and a flexible printed circuit board including one end connected to a wiring extending from the touch sensor film; the flexible printed circuit board disposed through the through part, wherein the through part is disposed adjacent to the corner of the touch sensor film formed in the curved line, and wherein the through part includes a curved line corresponding to the corner of the touch sensor film formed in the curved line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byeong Kyu Jeon, Hyung Chul Kim, Jung Mok Park
  • Patent number: 9871024
    Abstract: A light-emitting apparatus is provided. The light-emitting apparatus includes a first and second light-emitting elements disposed on a substrate. A sealing layer is above the first and second light-emitting elements for sealing the first and second light-emitting elements. A first phosphor layer is above a first portion of the sealing layer. The first phosphor layer includes at least one first phosphor. A second phosphor layer is above a second portion of the sealing layer. The second phosphor layer includes at least one second phosphor. The first phosphor layer is configured to emit light, which is emitted as a result of emission by the first light-emitting element, having a first color. The second phosphor layer is configured to emit light, which is emitted as a result of emission by the second light-emitting element, having a second color different from the first color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masumi Abe, Naoki Tagami, Toshiaki Kurachi
  • Patent number: 9868899
    Abstract: A method of forming a metal gallate spinel structure that includes mixing a divalent metal-containing salt and a gallium-containing salt in solution with fermentative or thermophilic bacteria. In the process, the bacteria nucleate metal gallate spinel nano-objects from the divalent metal-containing salt and the gallium-containing salt without requiring reduction of a metal in the solution. The metal gallate spinel structures, as well as light-emitting structures in which they are incorporated, are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: UT-BATTELLE, LLC
    Inventors: Chad E. Duty, Gerald E. Jellison, Jr., Lonnie J. Love, Ji Won Moon, Tommy J. Phelps, Ilia N. Ivanov, Jongsu Kim, Jehong Park, Robert Lauf
  • Patent number: 9853191
    Abstract: A light emitting device manufacturing method includes bonding an electrode of a light emitting element to a conductive member of a base. First wavelength conversion particles, second wavelength conversion particles and filling particles are electrodeposited on a surface of the light emitting element to form a wavelength conversion layer in which the filling particles are disposed among the first wavelength conversion particles and the second wavelength conversion particles. The first wavelength conversion particles contain aluminum. The second wavelength conversion particles have surfaces covered with covering material which contains aluminum. The filling particles contain aluminum. The filling particles have particle size smaller than particle sizes of both the first wavelength conversion particles and the second wavelength conversion particles. The filling particles have aspect ratio smaller than aspect ratios of both the first wavelength conversion particles and the second wavelength conversion particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Iwata, Shoji Hosokawa
  • Patent number: 9813102
    Abstract: A communication device includes at least one radio that comprises signal processing circuitry, and at least one antenna coupled to the signal processing circuitry to send and receive radio signals. A component of the communication device requires user visibility and includes an isolator for isolating the at least one antenna, the isolator comprising at least one film that includes a transparent conductor. The component that requires user visibility may be a display screen or part of the chassis of a transparent communication device. The transparent conductor comprises a transparent conducting oxide such as indium tin oxide, indium tin oxide ink, graphite material, carbon nanotubes, or a conductive polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Mei Chai, Helen Kankan Pan, Bryce Horine, Harry G. Skinner
  • Patent number: 9785186
    Abstract: A package system includes: an exostructure; a ceramic panel attached to the exostructure; and an internal device component housed in the exostructure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Justin L. Gregg, Michael Rosenblatt, Alejandro Enrique Vallejo, Roberto M. Aimi, Jeff Beene, Ji-Yeon Lee
  • Patent number: 9652773
    Abstract: A two-sided touch screen unit is disclosed. In one embodiment, the two-sided touch screen unit includes a housing. A first touch screen positioned in the housing faces a first direction, while a second touch screen is positioned in the housing facing in a second direction that is substantially the opposite of the first direction. At least one attenuation layer is positioned between the first touch screen and the second touch screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Inventor: Wilbur Leslie Dublin, III
  • Patent number: 9629238
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel curved in one direction; and a lower frame configured to accommodate the display panel. The lower frame includes: a plurality of bottom portions having a predetermined curvature; a side portion bent and extending from an edge portion of the bottom portion; and at least one connecting unit configured to connect the plurality of bottom portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong Hyeon Lee, Lu Ly Lee, Kwang Wook Choi
  • Patent number: 9576510
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of display technology, and particularly relates to a bendable flexible display device. The display device comprises a display screen, a back plate arranged on the back of the display screen, and a support, the back plate being arranged on the support, wherein the back plate is a spliced back plate, and the display screen is a flexible display screen; and the back plate allows the display screen to be converted between a curved display state and a flat display state. The display device can be converted between a curved display state and a flat display state, to implement various viewing modes and meet different demands of all kinds of people.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yan Ren, Zifeng Wang
  • Patent number: 9560776
    Abstract: An image display device includes: a display to output an image; a frame to cover at least a partial upper portion of a rear surface of the display and form an appearance; and a back cover coupled to the frame to cover the rear surface of the display, wherein the back cover includes a first cover disposed in a horizontal direction and detachably coupled to the frame; a second cover coupled to the first cover and disposed to overlap with the first cover; and a fixing member disposed at an inner side of the first cover and the second cover and fixes the second cover to the first cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Kyeongdong Kim, Jaeyong Kim, Kwaneun Jin
  • Patent number: 9544981
    Abstract: The embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a touch display panel and a touch display apparatus and relate to the technical field of display, which can realize the function of preventing the static damage without affecting the touch control function. The touch display panel in the present disclosure is arranged with driving electrodes and sensing electrodes, and is further arranged with an anti-static layer which is correspondingly distributed in regions of the touch display panel other than sensing regions including overlapped regions of the driving electrodes and the sensing electrodes; and a controllable switch through which the anti-static layer is grounded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuanbo Zhang, Seung Woo Han, Wei Qin, Ruoyu Ma
  • Patent number: 9522513
    Abstract: A display panel is provided. The display panel comprises a first substrate, a second substrate and a sealant. The first substrate has a display area. The second substrate is opposite to the first substrate. The sealant is disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, and surrounds and encloses the display area. The sealant comprises a plurality of node portions and a plurality of strip portions. The maximum width of the node portion is larger than the width of the strip portion. The node portions include a first node portion. The first node portion and two strip portions adjacent thereto form a first angle facing the display area. The first angle is larger than 90 degree.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: INNOLUX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shih-Hsiung Wu, Jui-Chu Lai, Lung-Sheng Sun, Chih-Hua Chang, Wen-Kuei Jao