Electroluminescent Device Patents (Class 315/169.3)
  • Patent number: 12033987
    Abstract: A display device with high display quality and low power consumption is provided. In the display device, a first transistor, a second transistor, a first conductive layer, and a light-emitting diode package are included in a pixel, and then the light-emitting diode package includes a first light-emitting diode, a second light-emitting diode, a second conductive layer, a third conductive layer, and a fourth conductive layer. One of a source and a drain of the first transistor is electrically connected to the first light-emitting diode through the second conductive layer. One of a source and a drain of the second transistor is electrically connected to the second light-emitting diode through the third conductive layer. The first conductive layer supplied with a constant potential is electrically connected to the other electrodes of the first and second light-emitting diodes through the fourth conductive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazunori Watanabe, Koji Kusunoki, Taiki Nonaka, Hiroki Adachi, Koichi Takeshima
  • Patent number: 12027351
    Abstract: A method of detecting non-uniformity in a plasma in a radio frequency plasma processing system, the method including generating a plasma within a reaction chamber of the radio frequency plasma processing system and detecting electrical signals from the plasma in a frequency range from a frequency of radio frequency power sustaining the plasma to a multiple of about ten times a frequency with a plurality of sensors disposed azimuthally about a chamber symmetry axis of the radio frequency plasma processing system. The method also including comparing the waveforms of the electrical signals picked up from the plasma by the plurality of sensors and determining when a plasma non-uniformity occurs based on the comparing the electrical property of the plasma detected by each of the plurality of sensors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2024
    Assignee: COMET TECHNOLOGIES USA, INC.
    Inventors: Stephen E. Savas, Alexandre De Chambrier
  • Patent number: 12029067
    Abstract: A display substrate and a display device are provided. The display substrate includes: a base substrate; and a light-emitting element arranged on the base substrate, and including a first electrode, an organic functional layer and a second electrode arranged sequentially in that order in a direction away from the base substrate. The light-emitting element includes a first surface proximate to the base substrate, a second surface distal to the base substrate, and a side surface arranged between the first surface and the second surface. The display substrate further includes a reflection layer covering at least a part of the side surface and configured to reflect light from the organic functional layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2024
    Assignees: Chengdu BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Junming Zhu, Lei Chen, Kun Ma, Rongrong Gao, Juncong Li
  • Patent number: 11997899
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a pixel circuit, a pixel driving method, a display panel and a display device. The pixel circuit includes a light-emitting element, a driving circuitry, a first energy storage circuitry, a second energy storage circuitry, a data writing circuitry and a compensation circuitry. The data writing circuitry is configured to write a data voltage into a first end of the first energy storage circuitry under the control of a gate driving signal provided by a gate line. The compensation circuitry is configured to control a control end of the driving circuitry to be electrically coupled to a second end of the driving circuitry under the control of a compensation control signal. The driving circuitry is configured to generate a driving current for driving the light-emitting element under the control of a potential at its control end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Can Zheng, Lujiang Huangfu, Libin Liu, Shiming Shi
  • Patent number: 11997873
    Abstract: A light emission element of an embodiment of the present disclosure includes at least: a base; a recessed portion provided at a surface of the base; a first electrode layer formed at least partially along a shape of a top surface of the recessed portion; an organic layer formed on the first electrode layer at least partially along a shape of a top surface of the first electrode layer; a second electrode layer formed on the organic layer along a shape of a top surface of the organic layer; and a planarization layer formed on the second electrode layer, in which light from the organic layer is emitted to an outside via the second electrode layer and the planarization layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Yosuke Motoyama, Reo Asaki
  • Patent number: 11990500
    Abstract: A micro light emitting display apparatus and a method of manufacturing the micro light emitting display apparatus are disclosed. The micro light emitting display apparatus includes a micro light emitting element, a driving transistor connected to the micro light emitting element, a switching transistor connected to the driving transistor, and a first opening is provided to expose a source region or a drain region of the switching transistor, and a gate electrode of the driving transistor is provided in the first opening and in contact with the source region or the drain region of the switching transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kiho Kong, Junhee Choi
  • Patent number: 11984065
    Abstract: A display panel includes a pixel circuit and a light-emitting element. The pixel circuit includes a data-writing module, a driving module, and a compensation module. The driving module is configured to provide a driving current for the light-emitting element, wherein the driving module includes a driving transistor, and the driving transistor is an NMOS transistor. The data-writing module is configured to selectively provide a data signal for the driving module. The compensation module is configured to compensate a threshold voltage of the driving transistor. An operational process of the pixel circuit includes a bias stage. In the bias stage, the compensation module is turned off, the driving transistor receives a bias signal, and the bias signal is configured to adjust a bias state of the driving transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: Xiamen Tianma Micro-Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jieliang Li, Jiaxian Liu
  • Patent number: 11963409
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an array substrate and a display device. The array substrate includes: a sub-pixel, in a display region and including a light-emitting element, the light-emitting element including a first electrode, a light-emitting layer and a second electrode; a positive power line, connected to the first electrode; a positive power bus, connected to the positive power line; three positive power access ends, at a side of the positive power bus away from a display region, and respectively connected to the positive power bus; a negative power line; an auxiliary electrode, respectively connected to the negative power line and the second electrode; three negative power access ends, at the side of the positive power bus away from the display region, and respectively connected to the negative power line; and a negative power auxiliary line, respectively connected to the negative power access end and the auxiliary electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignees: CHENGDU BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yao Huang, Weiyun Huang, Yue Long, Chao Zeng, Meng Li
  • Patent number: 11955391
    Abstract: Methods and systems for estimating values of process parameters, structural parameters, or both, based on x-ray scatterometry measurements of high aspect ratio semiconductor structures are presented herein. X-ray scatterometry measurements are performed at one or more steps of a fabrication process flow. The measurements are performed quickly and with sufficient accuracy to enable yield improvement of an on-going semiconductor fabrication process flow. Process corrections are determined based on the measured values of parameters of interest and the corrections are communicated to the process tool to change one or more process control parameters of the process tool. In some examples, measurements are performed while the wafer is being processed to control the on-going fabrication process step. In some examples, X-ray scatterometry measurements are performed after a particular process step and process control parameters are updated for processing of future devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: KLA-Tencor Corporation
    Inventors: Antonio Arion Gellineau, Thaddeus Gerard Dziura
  • Patent number: 11955088
    Abstract: A display substrate includes a base substrate, multiple sub-pixels, multiple first gate drive circuits, and at least one auxiliary structure. The base substrate includes a display region and a peripheral region located at a periphery of the display region. The multiple sub-pixels are located in the display region. The multiple first gate drive circuits and the at least one auxiliary structure are located in the peripheral region. The multiple first gate drive circuits are configured to provide first gate drive signals to the multiple sub-pixels. One auxiliary structure is disposed between adjacent first gate drive circuits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignees: Chengdu BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Lu Bai, Yang Zhou, Yi Qu, Chang Luo, Huijuan Yang, Yi Zhang, Junxiu Dai
  • Patent number: 11948507
    Abstract: A pixel circuitry, a method for driving the pixel circuitry, and a display device are provided. The pixel circuitry includes a driving circuit, a first switching circuit, a second switching circuit and a light-emitting element. The driving circuit includes a first transistor and a storage capacitor. A control end of the first transistor is electrically connected to the first switching circuit, a first end of the first transistor is electrically connected to a first voltage end, a second end of the first transistor is electrically connected to an anode of the light-emitting element, a third end of the first transistor is electrically connected to the second switching circuit, a first end of the storage capacitor is electrically connected to the first voltage end, and a second end of the storage capacitor is electrically connected to the control end of the first transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xinshe Yin, Tian Dong
  • Patent number: 11948484
    Abstract: An electronic device with a rollable display may include the operations of: obtaining global burn-in information and local burn-in information according to a designated sampling period; on the basis of the result of analyzing the global burn-in information, predicting whether burn-in will at least partially occur in the entire area of a display area; when burn-in is predicted to at least partially occur in a boundary area, generating a first compensation map including pieces of local compensation data calculated to correspond to m block areas of the boundary area, respectively; when burn-in is predicted to at least partially occur in an area remaining after excluding the boundary area from the entire area, generating a second compensation map including pieces of global compensation data calculated to correspond to n block areas of the entire area, respectively; and controlling the rollable display to display image data compensated on the basis of the first compensation map or the second compensation map.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seungkyu Choi, Hanyuool Kim, Taehyeong Kim, Yunpyo Hong
  • Patent number: 11922866
    Abstract: A pixel includes: a first transistor including a gate electrode electrically connected to a first node, a second node to which a first power voltage for driving the light emitting element is applied, and a third node electrically connected to the light emitting element; a first emission control transistor having an on-off timing controlled by a first emission control signal; and a second emission control transistor having an on-off timing controlled by a second emission control signal. A time interval exists between a time at which the first emission control signal having a turn-on level is input such that a voltage of the second node is dropped from a bias voltage having a voltage level higher than a voltage level of the first power voltage and a time at which the second emission control signal having a turn-on level is input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Ha Sohn, Se Hyuk Park, Jin Wook Yang, Dong Gyu Lee, Jae Hyeon Jeon
  • Patent number: 11908850
    Abstract: A display device with high resolution is provided. A display device with high display quality is provided. The display device includes a substrate, an insulating layer, a plurality of transistors, and a plurality of light-emitting diodes. The plurality of light-emitting diodes are provided in a matrix over the substrate. Each of the plurality of transistors is electrically connected to at least one of the plurality of light-emitting diodes. The plurality of light-emitting diodes are positioned closer to the substrate than the plurality of transistors are. The plurality of light-emitting diodes emit light toward the substrate. Each of the plurality of transistors includes a metal oxide layer and a gate electrode. The metal oxide layer includes a channel formation region. The top surface of the gate electrode is substantially level with the top surface of the insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Koji Kusunoki, Shingo Eguchi, Takayuki Ikeda
  • Patent number: 11893933
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for compensating an image to be shown on a display including an array of light-emitting pixels and a sensor arranged to receive light transmitted by adjacent light-emitting pixels. A method includes collecting, from the sensor, a luminance of light received by the sensor during an emission-on period, and a luminance of light received by the sensor during an emission-off period. The method includes calculating, by comparing the luminance during the emission-on period to the luminance during the emission-off period, a luminance of light internally reflected from the adjacent pixels and received by the sensor during the emission-on period. The method includes determining that an error between the luminance of light internally reflected and a reference luminance equals or exceeds a threshold error, and adjusting a driving voltage for driving the pixels to reduce the error.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventors: Sun-il Chang, Hyunchul Kim
  • Patent number: 11877365
    Abstract: A light-emitting diode (LED) backlight driving circuit is provided. The LED backlight driving circuit includes M LED light-emitting unit groups connected in series and each of the LED light-emitting unit groups includes N LED light-emitting units connected in parallel, where both N and M are an integer greater than 1, wherein each of the LED light-emitting units is connected in series with at least a variable resistor with variable resistance for balancing a voltage difference. The present application further provides a backlight module and a liquid crystal display device manufactured using the LED backlight driving circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: TCL China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kaifeng Zhou
  • Patent number: 11869977
    Abstract: A semiconductor device that can operate at high speed or having high strength against stress is provided. One embodiment of the present invention is a semiconductor device including a semiconductor film including a channel formation region and a pair of impurity regions between which the channel formation region is positioned; agate electrode overlapping side and top portions of the channel formation region with an insulating film positioned between the gate electrode and the side and top portions; and a source electrode and a drain electrode in contact with side and top portions of the pair of impurity regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Shunpei Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 11864435
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an array substrate and a display device. The array substrate includes: a sub-pixel, in a display region and including a light-emitting element, the light-emitting element including a first electrode, a light-emitting layer and a second electrode; a positive power line, connected to the first electrode; a positive power bus, connected to the positive power line; three positive power access ends, at a side of the positive power bus away from a display region, and respectively connected to the positive power bus; a negative power line; an auxiliary electrode, respectively connected to the negative power line and the second electrode; three negative power access ends, at the side of the positive power bus away from the display region, and respectively connected to the negative power line; and a negative power auxiliary line, respectively connected to the negative power access end and the auxiliary electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignees: CHENGDU BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yao Huang, Weiyun Huang, Yue Long, Chao Zeng, Meng Li
  • Patent number: 11862095
    Abstract: An OLED display system having compensation or loss of brightness is provided, including OLED-based display pixels, a sensing system having sensors, a processor having an LIA, an LPF, and analog to digital circuitry connected to each sensor and for providing a sensor signal for each sensor. The processor is adapted to apply a drive signal having a periodic signal to at least one OLED pixel in the display, receive the sensor signal, provide a primary frequency component from the sensor signals using the LIA based on the periodic signal, provide secondary frequency components from the sensor signals using the LPF, convert the secondary frequency components to a digital signal using the ADC, provide the digital signal to the processor as a sensing signal, and determine compensation for the drive signal. A method is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: eMagin Corporation
    Inventors: Seonki Kim, Amalkumar P. Ghosh, Olivier Prache, Hyuk Sang Kwon
  • Patent number: 11862067
    Abstract: Circuitry comprises driver circuitry to control display of a prevailing display image by display elements of a display device, the driver circuitry generating a signal providing electrical charge for storage by display elements, in which an electrical charge stored by a display element controls a display output of that display element; detector circuitry to detect, for a display image transition from a current display image to a second, display image, a first set of one or more display elements which are in a respective first state controlled by a first stored electrical charge in the current display image and which are required to be in a respective second state controlled by a second electrical charge, in the second display image; switching circuitry, responsive to the detector circuitry, to divert electrical charge from the set of display elements to secondary charge store in response to initiation of the display image transition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Arm Limited
    Inventors: Parameshwarappa Anand Kumar Savanth, Jedrzej Kufel, Benoit Labbe, Sahan Sajeewa Hiniduma Udugama Gamage
  • Patent number: 11862072
    Abstract: A pixel includes a light emitting element, a first transistor including a first electrode electrically connected to a first voltage line which supplies a first driving voltage, a second electrode electrically connected to the light emitting element, and a gate electrode connected to a first node, a second transistor connected between the first node and a second node and including a gate electrode connected to a first scan line, a third transistor connected between the second electrode of the first transistor and the second node and including a gate electrode connected to a second scan line, and a booting capacitor connected between the second node and the second scan line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Minjae Jeong, Jangmi Kang, Hyeongseok Kim, Junhyun Park, Mukyung Jeon
  • Patent number: 11856813
    Abstract: The present invention provides a display panel and a manufacturing method thereof. The display panel includes a substrate, a light-shielding metal block and a transparent conductive block disposed on the substrate, a buffer layer disposed on the substrate, the light-shielding metal block, and the transparent conductive block, and an active layer pattern disposed on the buffer layer. The active layer pattern comprises a first conductive block, the first conductive block is disposed opposite to the transparent conductive block, the first conductive block is conductively formed by a semiconductor material, and the transparent conductive block and the first conductive block constitute two electrodes of a capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS SEMICONDUCTOR DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Xingyu Zhou
  • Patent number: 11854486
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode display with improved aperture ratio includes: a substrate; first and second pixels disposed in a first row of the substrate and third and fourth pixels disposed in a second row adjacent to the first row and respectively disposed in the same columns as the first and second pixels; a scan line and a previous scan line applying a scan signal and a previous scan signal, respectively, to the pixel units; a data line and a driving voltage line applying a data signal and a driving voltage, respectively, to the pixel units; and a common initialization voltage line disposed between the first and second pixels and between the third and fourth pixels, commonly connected to the pixel units, and applying an initialization voltage. One common initialization contact hole connected to all pixels units and one initialization voltage line connected to the common initialization contact hole are surrounded by the pixel units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ju-Hee Hyeon, Hyun-Chol Bang
  • Patent number: 11847960
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a display panel, a method for driving the display panel, and a display apparatus. The display panel includes multiple pixel circuits. The pixel circuit includes a drive transistor and at least one switch unit. At least one switch unit includes M thin film transistors connected in parallel, and M is a positive integer greater than or equal to 2. The M thin film transistors are configured to be turned on during different display phases, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignees: WUHAN TIANMA MICROELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Wuhan Tianma Microelectronics Co., Ltd. Shanghai Branch
    Inventors: Zhiyong Xiong, Yaolin Wang
  • Patent number: 11839131
    Abstract: A semiconductor device comprises an electrode on a substrate, an insulating layer covering an edge of the electrode and disposed on the substrate, and an organic layer comprising a charge transport layer on the electrode and insulating layer and a functional layer, wherein the insulating layer has a first portion forming an angle of 0° to 50° with respect to a surface parallel to a lower surface of the electrode, a second portion located closer to the substrate than the first portion and sloping at more than 50°, and a third portion located closer to the organic layer than the first portion and sloping at more than 50°, wherein a length of the third portion in a direction perpendicular to the parallel surface is larger than a thickness of the charge transport layer at a position in contact with the electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tetsuo Takahashi, Hiroaki Sano, Daisuke Okabayashi
  • Patent number: 11815960
    Abstract: A flexible display apparatus including: a first film including a first surface and a second surface that are opposite each other, and a first groove formed in the first surface, the first film having a first rigidity; a third film on the second surface of the first film; a fourth film facing the third film; an emission display unit between and encapsulated by the third film and the fourth film; and a second film on the fourth film and facing the first film, the second film having a second rigidity that is less than the first rigidity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Valeriy Prushinskiy, Won-Sik Hyun, Hyong-Yeol Na, Min-Soo Kim, Mu-Gyeom Kim
  • Patent number: 11804183
    Abstract: A display panel, a driving method of a display panel, and a display device are provided. The display panel includes pixel circuits and a gate driving circuit including cascaded first shift register units. A trigger signal input terminal of the first stage first shift register unit is connected to a trigger signal terminal through a first switch element. A signal output terminal of the i-th stage first shift register unit is connected to a trigger signal input terminal of the (i+1)-th stage first shift register unit through a second switch element. A trigger signal input terminal of the N-th stage first shift register unit is connected to the trigger signal terminal through a third switch element. A signal output terminal of the j-th stage first shift register unit is connected to a trigger signal input terminal of the (j?1)-th stage first shift register unit through a fourth switch element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignees: WUHAN TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., WUHAN TIANMA MICROELECTRONICS CO., LTD. SHANGHAI BRANCH
    Inventors: Mengmeng Zhang, Yue Li, Yuantao Wu, Jing Huang
  • Patent number: 11799998
    Abstract: A terminal device is provided and includes: a display screen; a glass cover plate disposed above the display screen; a housing with an accommodating gap, where the accommodating gap is below the glass cover plate; a light guide column disposed in the accommodating gap; and an infrared fill-in light is disposed below the light guide column, where a light-shielding body is disposed between the light guide column and the display screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Vivo Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Pan Huang
  • Patent number: 11790841
    Abstract: A pixel and a display device including the same are disclosed. The pixel includes a light emitting element, first through seventh transistors, and a first capacitor. The first transistor is connected between first and second nodes. The second transistor is connected between a data line and a fourth node and configured to be turned on by a first scan signal. The third transistor is connected between the first node and a third node and configured to be turned on by a second scan signal. The fourth transistor is connected between the fourth node and a third power line and configured to be turned on by a third scan signal. The fifth transistor is connected between the third node and the third power line and configured to be turned on by a fourth scan signal. The sixth transistor is connected between the first node and a fifth node and configured to be turned off by an emission control signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byung Chang Yu, Hyun Joon Kim, Hae Min Kim, Myung Hoon Park, Dong Hoon Lee
  • Patent number: 11777064
    Abstract: A method of repairing a display device, in which the display device includes a defective pixel area including a defective wavelength conversion patter, the method including removing the defective wavelength conversion pattern of the defective pixel area, injecting ink including a wavelength conversion material into the defective pixel area, and curing the ink injected into the defective pixel area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ill Won Park, Ki Dae Shin, Joong Keun Lee
  • Patent number: 11776965
    Abstract: A light emitting display device includes a substrate including first subpixels, second subpixels and third subpixels; a first anode, having at least one opening, in each of the first subpixels; a second anode in each of the second subpixels, and a third anode in each of the third subpixels; a reflective insulating film at the opening of the first anode to contact the first anode under the first anode; an organic stack on each of the first anode, the second anode and the third anode; and a cathode on the organic stack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eun-Hyung Lee, Soo-Won Hwang, In-Seop Jung
  • Patent number: 11769342
    Abstract: An optical fingerprint identification system includes a base, a photo sensor, a light emitting layer and a cover. The photo sensor is disposed on the base. The light emitting layer is disposed above the photo sensor, and the light emitting layer includes a light emitting element. The cover is disposed above the light emitting layer. The optical fingerprint identification system further includes a light path adjusting element between the photo sensor and the cover. The light emitting element is disposed away from the light path adjusting element and the photo sensor in a sideway direction that is different from a stack direction of the optical fingerprint identification system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: LARGAN PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hsiang-Chi Tang, Chun-Che Hsueh, Tsung-Han Tsai, Fuh-Shyang Yang
  • Patent number: 11741895
    Abstract: A light-emitting device in which variation in luminance of pixels is suppressed. A light-emitting device includes at least a transistor, a first wiring, a second wiring, a first switch, a second switch, a third switch, a fourth switch, a capacitor, and a light-emitting element. The first wiring and a first electrode of the capacitor are electrically connected to each other through the first switch. A second electrode of the capacitor is connected to a first terminal of the transistor. The second wiring and a gate of the transistor are electrically connected to each other through the second switch. The first electrode of the capacitor and the gate of the transistor are electrically connected to each other through the third switch. The first terminal of the transistor and an anode of the light-emitting element are electrically connected to each other through the fourth switch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seiko Inoue, Hiroyuki Miyake
  • Patent number: 11744126
    Abstract: A display device may include a display panel including a display area, a non-display area which may be disposed on a periphery of the display area, and a pad area which may be disposed on one side of the non-display area. The display panel may include data lines disposed in the display area of the display panel along a second direction which intersects a first direction, and connection lines disposed in the display area of the display panel along the first direction. A first data line among the data lines may be connected to a first connection line among the connection lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Hwan Cho, Jong Hyun Choi, Ju Chan Park, Seung Min Song, Min Seong Yi
  • Patent number: 11735128
    Abstract: A driving method adapted to drive a first pixel of a display device to display an image in a frame time is provided. The driving method includes dividing the frame time into a first sub-frame time and a second sub-frame time; providing a first data with a first gray level; and controlling the first pixel to be emitted in the first sub-frame time or in the second sub-frame time according to the first data. When the first gray level is greater than a predetermined gray level, controlling the first pixel to be emitted in the first sub-frame time, and when the first gray level is less than or equal to the predetermined current level, controlling the first pixel to be emitted in the second sub-frame time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: Innolux Corporation
    Inventor: Hirofumi Watsuda
  • Patent number: 11727845
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel including pixels, and a display panel driver configured to perform a first sensing operation to receive first sensing data for a driving transistor of each of the pixels from the pixels, to perform a second sensing operation to receive second sensing data for a light emitting element, and to determine a degradation rate of the light emitting element based on the first sensing data and the second sensing data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seokgyu Ban, Kyungman Kim
  • Patent number: 11715406
    Abstract: A display device includes: a data driver for supplying a data signal to output lines; a demultiplexer connected to each of the output lines, the demultiplexer to supply the data signal supplied to each output line to a first data line and a second data line; first pixels disposed in a (2j?1)-th column and a (2k?1)-th row, the first pixels being connected to the first data line, wherein j and k are positive integers; second pixels disposed in the (2j?1)-th column and a (2k)-th row, the second pixels being connected to the second data line; third pixels disposed in a (2j)-th column and the (2k?1)-th row, the third pixels being connected to the first data line; and fourth pixels disposed in the (2j)-th column and the (2k)-th row, the fourth pixels being connected to the second data line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Se Hyuk Park, Jin Young Roh, Woo Mi Bae, Hae Kwan Seo, Young Ha Sohn, Jin Wook Yang
  • Patent number: 11715422
    Abstract: A pixel includes an organic light emitting diode that includes first and second terminals. A driving transistor generates a driving current, and includes a first terminal for a first power supply voltage, a second terminal connected to the first terminal of the organic light emitting diode, and a gate terminal for an initialization voltage. The first switching transistor includes a first terminal connected to a first node, a second terminal connected to the gate terminal of the driving transistor, and a gate terminal for a data initialization gate signal. The second switching transistor includes a first terminal for the initialization voltage, a second terminal connected to the first node, a first gate terminal for the data initialization gate signal, and a second gate terminal for a light emitting element initialization signal. The first terminal of the organic light emitting diode is connected to the first node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Keunwoo Kim
  • Patent number: 11716870
    Abstract: Disclosed relates to a transparent display panel and manufacturing method of thereof, and the transparent display panel including a patterned cathode with improved transparency as a whole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: EunJu Kim, JongHyun Park
  • Patent number: 11690259
    Abstract: An organic light emitting display (OLED) device includes an organic light emitting diode having an anode and a cathode. The organic light emitting diode is configured to receive a reference voltage. A control transistor includes a first control electrode and a first semiconductor active layer. The control transistor is configured to receive a control signal. A driving transistor includes a second control electrode that is electrically connected to the control transistor, an input electrode that is configured to receive a power voltage, an output electrode that is electrically connected to the anode of the organic light emitting diode, and a second semiconductor active layer that includes a different material from that of the first semiconductor active layer. A shielding electrode is disposed on the second semiconductor active layer, overlapping the driving transistor, and configured to receive the power voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dongsoo Kim, Ji-Hyun Ka
  • Patent number: 11683871
    Abstract: An image formation device is provided which includes a variable resistor of which a resistance value changes in accordance with a user operation, an A/D converter that outputs information relating to a voltage applied to the variable resistor, and a pulse width modulation (PWM) controller that outputs a PWM signal having a duty ratio determined based on the information output by the A/D converter. The PWM controller outputs the PWM signal that has the duty ratio determined based on the information input with reference to a timing for inverting a logic state of the PWM signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2023
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Hidemi Sasaki
  • Patent number: 11682351
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel, a power integrated circuit, a comparison circuit and a selection circuit. The display panel is configured to receive a system cross voltage. The power integrated circuit is configured to provide the system cross voltage to the display panel and includes a current conversion circuit configured to convert a calibration current outputted by the display panel when displaying a calibration frame into a detection voltage. The comparison circuit is configured to compare the detection voltage with a threshold to generate a comparison result. The selection circuit is configured to determine a magnitude of the system cross voltage according to the comparison result. The power integrated circuit is configured to generate the system cross voltage according to the magnitude of the system cross voltage determined by the selection circuit to provide the system cross voltage to the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2023
    Assignee: AUO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Feng-Sheng Lin, Ching-Sheng Cheng, Ming-Ci Siao, Wei-Jen Chen, Chun-Chi Lai, Yi-Yo Dai
  • Patent number: 11682344
    Abstract: A pixel for a display device includes a light-emitting element, a first transistor including a first electrode electrically connected to a first node and controlling a driving current, a second transistor electrically connected between a data line and the first node and being turned on in response to a first scan signal supplied through a first scan line, a third transistor electrically connected between the second node and a third node electrically connected to a second electrode of the first transistor and being turned on in response to the first scan signal, and a fourth transistor being turned on in response to a second scan signal supplied through a second scan line, and applying a bias voltage to the first transistor. The fourth transistor is turned on at a first frequency. The second and third transistors are turned on at a second frequency different from the first frequency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Na Young Kim, Dong Hwi Kim, Jin Jeon
  • Patent number: 11671093
    Abstract: The present invention provides a driving device and a control method. The driving device is configured to drive a power switch and includes a power supply, a first bridge arm coupled to the power supply, a second bridge arm coupled in parallel to the first bridge arm, and a resonant inductor. The first bridge arm includes a first switch and a second switch connected to a first midpoint, the second bridge arm comprises a first semiconductor element and a second semiconductor element connected to a second midpoint, and the resonant inductor is coupled between the first midpoint and the second midpoint. The control method includes turning on the first switch for a first period such that the power supply charges a gate electrode of the power switch; and in response to a decrease of a current of the resonant inductor to a first threshold value, turning on the first switch again for a second period such that a potential of the first midpoint is equal to a potential of the second midpoint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2023
    Assignee: Delta Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jie Dong, Zhenqing Xu, Weiqiang Zhang
  • Patent number: 11653537
    Abstract: An electronic device including a base structure, a first pattern having at least one projection disposed on the base structure, a first conductive layer including a first portion disposed on the base structure and a second portion disposed on the first pattern and connected to the first portion, an insulating layer disposed on the first conductive layer covering the first portion and exposing the second portion, and a second conductive layer provided on the insulating layer and overlapping the first conductive layer. The second conductive layer is spaced apart from the first portion and is in contact with the second portion. Methods of manufacturing an electronic device capable of reducing the number of process steps in the manufacturing process are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sungkyun Park, Jungha Son, Sangkyu Choi
  • Patent number: 11653516
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescent device, a method for fabricating the same, and a light emitting apparatus are disclosed. The organic electroluminescent device comprises a first light emitting layer and a second light emitting layer arranged on a surface of the first light emitting layer at a first side, and partially covers the surface of the first light emitting layer at the first side. Both the first and second light emitting layers are made from a material which has a larger mobility for a first carrier than a second carrier. Light emitting regions of the second light emitting layer and the regions of the first light emitting layer not covered by the second light emitting layer are configured to emit light of different colors at a preset light emitting ratio. A light emitting area ratio between a surface of each light emitting region and surfaces of the regions of the first light emitting layer not covered by the second light emitting layer is preset according to the preset light emitting ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Changyen Wu, Wenfeng Song
  • Patent number: 11640793
    Abstract: A display device may include a display panel including a plurality of pixels, a data driver which applies data signals to the display panel, a scan driver including scan stages, which sequentially applies scan signals to the display panel, an emission driver including an emission stage which sequentially applies emission signals to the display panel, and a power supply voltage generator which generates a power supply voltage including high voltages and low voltages, and provides the high voltages having different voltage levels from each other or the low voltages having different voltage levels from each other to at least one selected from the scan stages and the emission stage. The power supply voltage generator generates a first high voltage, a first low voltage, a second high voltage lower than the first high voltage, and a second low voltage higher than the first low voltage based on an input voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sungjin Kim, Jongwon Park, Myeonghee Seo, Huigyeong Yun, Seung-Kyu Lee, Younguk Hwang
  • Patent number: 11626059
    Abstract: A display device comprising a plurality of pixels arranged in multiple rows and multiple columns. The multiple pixel columns are connected with a plurality of source signal lines respectively. The pixels of odd-numbered rows in the same pixel column are connected with the source signal lines on a first side of the pixel column. The pixels of even-numbered rows in the same pixel column are connected with the source signal lines on a second side of the pixel column opposite the first side. A display control method comprising the steps of determining and storing target pixel potential data which comprises a target pixel potential for each of the plurality of source signal lines; and setting a potential of each source signal line as the target pixel potential corresponding to the source signal line in an interval zone between two adjacent frames.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2023
    Assignees: HEFEI BOE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chunheng Zhang, Yizhan Han, Jun Wang, Jianwei Sun, Liugang Zhou
  • Patent number: 11616108
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode display includes a substrate, an overlap layer on the substrate, a semiconductor layer on the overlap layer, a first gate conductor on the semiconductor layer, a second gate conductor on the first gate conductor, a data conductor on the second gate conductor, a driving transistor on the overlap layer, and an organic light emitting diode connected with the driving transistor. The driving transistor includes, in the semiconductor layer, a first electrode, a second electrode, with a channel therebetween. A gate electrode of the first gate conductor overlaps the channel. The overlap layer overlaps the channel of the driving transistor and at least a portion of the first electrode. A storage line of the second gate conductor receives a driving voltage through a driving voltage line in the data conductor. The overlap layer receives a constant voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Joon Woo Bae, Mee Jae Kang, Thanh Tien Nguyen, Kyoung Won Lee, Yong Su Lee, Jae Seob Lee, Gyoo Chul Jo, Myoung Geun Cha
  • Patent number: 11615752
    Abstract: A backlight device includes LED elements divided into dimming groups; a panel driver configured to output a reference current for driving the LED elements; and pixel circuits, each of which is connected to the panel driver through a common line and is respectively configured to drive first LED elements comprised in a corresponding dimming group. Each of the pixel circuits is configured to: in a first period of a frame period, obtain a reference voltage based on the reference current and store the reference voltage, in a second period of the frame period, obtain luminance data of an image displayed by the corresponding dimming group, and in a third period of the frame period, drive the first LED elements during a light emitting time corresponding to the luminance data obtained in the second period using the reference voltage stored in the first period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Changju Lee, Yongil Kwon, Yoon-Kyung Choi, Junho Huh