Opaque Mask Or Black Mask Patents (Class 349/110)
  • Patent number: 10437117
    Abstract: Provided is a liquid-crystal display (LCD) device which can include a thin-film transistor (TFT) array substrate, a color filter substrate, and a sealant for attaching the TFT array substrate and the color filter substrate together. The TFT array substrate may include a plurality of conductive lines extended below the sealant, and the conductive lines may have transmissive portions through which UV light irradiated to cure the sealant is allowed to pass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: JeongHwan Park, Jongha Kim, HongYun Kang
  • Patent number: 10429971
    Abstract: A display panel and a manufacturing method thereof, and a display device are disclosed. The display panel is divided into a display area and a non-display area, and the display panel includes: a display substrate; an upper substrate which is arranged on the display side of the display substrate and cell-assembled with the display substrate; and an adhesive layer which is arranged between the upper substrate and the display substrate, and the display panel further includes a thin film layer which is arranged on the side of the upper substrate away from the display substrate, a region of which corresponding to the non-display area is an opaque area, and a region of which corresponding to the display area is a transparent area. Thus, the structure is simplified, the manufacturing method of the display panel is simplified without side curing, and the cost is also reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignees: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hu Li, Jun Xu, Qing Zhang, Xiaofei Zhu
  • Patent number: 10429689
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a color filter including a filter portion and a black mask which is arranged around the filter portion and shields light, a liquid crystal panel including a liquid crystal portion including a display region corresponding to the filter portion, and a protection cover which is arranged on a display side of the liquid crystal panel and is made of a translucent material. The protection cover includes an intermediate layer having a pattern in which a partial light shielding region and a partial light transmitting region are mixed corresponding to a part of the black mask arranged outside the filter portion, and a light shielding layer arranged outside the intermediate layer and having the same material and color as the partial light shielding region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Alpine Electronics, Inc.
    Inventor: Takeshi Yasumoto
  • Patent number: 10401552
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a light source which generates a first light, a display module which displays an image, a light guide plate disposed under the display module, and an optical filter disposed under the light guide plate to face the display module. The optical filter includes a filter layer which transmits a portion of the first light from the light guide plate and reflects a remaining portion of the first light except for the portion and an absorbing layer disposed under the filter layer to absorb the first light transmitted thereto through the filter layer. As an incident angle of the first light incident to the filter layer with respect to a normal line of an upper surface of the filter layer increases, an overlapping bandwidth between a reflection wavelength bandwidth of the filter layer and a wavelength bandwidth of the first light increases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung-min Kim, Hyuk-hwan Kim, Youngchun Kim
  • Patent number: 10394014
    Abstract: A display device includes a bottom support plate and an opposing top support plate. A pixel region is between the bottom support plate and the top support plate. A color filter layer on an inner surface of the top support plate includes a plurality of color filters, wherein a first color filter of the plurality of color filters is positioned within the pixel region. A black matrix member is disposed between the first color filter and an adjacent second color filter of the plurality of color filters. A portion of the first color filter is disposed over the black matrix material and a portion of the second color filter is disposed over the portion of the first color filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Toru Sakai
  • Patent number: 10394086
    Abstract: The exemplary embodiments relate generally to a display device that may include: a first substrate and a second substrate, each including a transparent encapsulation area; an outer sealant along a side of the transparent encapsulation area; a pattern part disposed on the first substrate and extending in a direction parallel to the outer sealant; and a transparent sealant adjacent to the pattern part and extending in a direction parallel to the pattern part, and a manufacturing method thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyoung-Joon Kim, Hyo Jin Kim, Kap Soo Yoon, Jeong Hyun Lee, Tae Hee Lee, So Young Jun, Soong Won Cho, Jeong Uk Heo
  • Patent number: 10365509
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a blue light blocking layer to block a blue light which is not converted by a color conversion layer, and a reflection preventing layer over the blue light blocking layer to prevent reflection of external light incident thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sanghyun Jeon, Chulmin Bae, Wooseok Jeon
  • Patent number: 10365512
    Abstract: A display panel including a plurality of pixels. Each of the pixels includes a light blocking part configured to define a first opening, a second opening, and a third opening, a first color filter which overlaps the first opening, a second color filter which overlaps the second opening and having a green color, a third color filter which overlaps the third opening, and a wire grid polarizer including a first stitch line spaced apart from the second opening in a plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung-Gun Nam, Hyang-Shik Kong, Soo-Lin Kim, Tae-Woo Kim, Dae-Young Lee, Gug-Rae Jo
  • Patent number: 10365515
    Abstract: A VA liquid crystal display panel based on BM-less technology and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The VA liquid crystal display panel based on BM-less technology includes a color mixture prevention zone that is formed of a stacked arrangement of red color resist and blue color resist and is used in combination with a main photo spacer and a sub photo spacer that are formed of a black material as a substitute of a black matrix. Further, the color mixture prevention zone has a portion that corresponds to the main photo spacer and the sub photo spacer and includes a recess formed therein. The main photo spacer is in engagement with a bottom of the recess to increase a height difference between the main photo spacer and the sub photo spacer and thus expanding LC margin and ensuring product yield rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chengzhong Yu
  • Patent number: 10354589
    Abstract: There is provided an active matrix EL display device that can display a clear multi gray-scale color display to reduce the shift in the potential caused by the potential drop due to the wiring resistance of a power source supply line, in order to decrease the unevenness in a display region. A plurality of drawing out ports of the power source supply line are arranged. Further, in the wiring resistance between the external input terminal and the pixel portion power source supply line, potential compensation is performed by supplying potential to the power source supply line by a feedback amplifier. Further, in addition to above structure, the power source supply line may be arranged in a matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Koyama, Hajime Kimura
  • Patent number: 10345512
    Abstract: Discussed is a display device that may include a receiving case having a bottom surface, a case sidewall, and a sheet supporting groove prepared in the case sidewall; a backlight unit including an optical sheet part with a sheet fixing portion received in the receiving case and disposed in the sheet supporting groove; a display panel disposed on the backlight unit; a guide frame for supporting rear edges of the display panel and surrounding the case sidewall; and an optical control member confronting an outer surface of the optical sheet part with the sheet fixing portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: HyeonKu Jeon, JungChul Shin
  • Patent number: 10348875
    Abstract: Electronic devices may be provided with convex displays. A convex display may be used to maximize the internal volume of a device. Convex displays may be formed from one or more flexible layers. A flexible display layer may be mounted to a rigid support structure or a rigid cover layer. Flexible display layers that conform to the curved shape of a rigid structure may provide additional internal volume in which internal components of the device may be positioned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventor: Stephen Brian Lynch
  • Patent number: 10338714
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a first substrate including an insulating substrate, a color filter layer located above the insulating substrate, a signal line located between the insulating substrate and the color filter layer, a metal line located above the color filter layer, a first light-shielding layer stacked on the metal line, a common electrode located above the first light-shielding layer, a pixel electrode opposed to the common electrode, a second substrate opposed to the first substrate, and a liquid crystal layer held between the first substrate and the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Jin Hirosawa
  • Patent number: 10330992
    Abstract: A display device is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenbo Li, Pan Li, Jianbo Xian, Hongfei Cheng
  • Patent number: 10330982
    Abstract: A curved display device including a display substrate, an opposite substrate, a liquid crystal layer, a pixel electrode, a common electrode, and a light blocking layer. The display substrate includes pixel areas included in a display area, and is curved along a first direction. The opposite substrate faces the display substrate and is coupled to the display substrate to be curved together with the display substrate. Domains are defined in each pixel area and arranged in a second direction crossing the first direction. Liquid crystal molecules in a first set of two domains, which are sequentially arranged and disposed adjacent to the light blocking layer, are aligned toward a first side of the display area, and liquid crystal molecules in a second set of two domains facing the first set of two domains are aligned toward the second side of the display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jeongman Son, Minwook Park, JinYoung Lee
  • Patent number: 10325539
    Abstract: The present invention provides a display method, a display panel and a display device. The display panel comprises a plurality of rows of sub-pixels, the adjacent sub-pixels in the column direction having different colors and being staggered from each other. The display method comprises: S1, generating an original image composed of a matrix of virtual pixels; S2, enabling the virtual pixels to correspond to sampling locations, wherein among the sampling locations in each row, one sampling location is further included between two sampling locations corresponding to any two adjacent virtual pixels; in two adjacent rows of sampling locations, the sampling locations corresponding to the virtual pixels are not in the same columns, wherein each sampling location corresponds to a location between two sub-pixels in one row and a middle location of a sub-pixel in the other row; and S3, calculating a display component of each sub-pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Lingyun Shi, Xue Dong, Hao Zhang, Renwei Guo, Liguang Deng
  • Patent number: 10317744
    Abstract: A display device includes a first substrate; a gate line on the first substrate; a data line disposed to intersect the gate line; a thin film transistor (TFT) connected to the gate line and the data line; a pixel electrode connected to the TFT; a second substrate opposed to the first substrate; and a light blocking member on the second substrate, the light blocking member at least partially overlapping the gate line, the data line, and the TFT and defining a pixel region. The pixel electrode may be disposed further away from the center portion of the pixel region, from the center portion of the first substrate toward the left and right sides thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Sangyong No
  • Patent number: 10312262
    Abstract: Disclosed are a display panel and a display device. The display panel includes: a first substrate and a second substrate disposed as opposed to each other. The first substrate includes gate lines (1) and data lines (2), and pixel units (6) defined by the gate lines (1) and the data lines (2). The second substrate includes a black matrix (4), the black matrix (4) having a plurality of apertures (7) configured as corresponding to the pixel units (6). A orthographic projection of at least one side of at least a part of the plurality of apertures in a plane of the first substrate is at least partially located outside the pixel units (6).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yongda Ma, Xinyin Wu, Jianbo Xian
  • Patent number: 10310175
    Abstract: A display device is disclosed. The display device includes: a plurality of side portions, each side portion comprising a transparent display panel; and a light source disposed at a lateral side of the transparent display panel. The display device can be used to display pictures towards a plurality of directions, and can be used to exhibit an article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Lei Cao, Zifeng Wang, Yan Ren, Hailan Jin
  • Patent number: 10304994
    Abstract: The present invention discloses an organic light emitting display panel. Wherein the organic light emitting display panel comprises: a substrate; a plurality of anode electrodes; a pixel defining layer for defining an effective light emitting area and a non-effective light emitting area; a blocking pattern is arranged on the pixel defining layer; an organic light emitting layer is arranged on the anode electrode, the blocking pattern, and the pixel defining layer; a cathode layer is arranged on the organic light emitting layer, wherein the blocking pattern separates the organic light emitting layer and the cathode layer in the effective light emitting area, and the organic light emitting layer and the cathode layer in the none-effective light emitting area. By the above-mentioned description, the present invention can reduce light leakage caused by lateral conduction of the organic light emitting layer, thereby display quality of the panel can be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Semiconductor Display Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Baixiang Han
  • Patent number: 10303021
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a BOA liquid crystal display panel is provided. The BOA liquid crystal display panel is structured to have a TFT entirely located on a first black matrix and further, a second black matrix is arranged between the TFT and the passivation protection layer such that the second black matrix and the first black matrix completely enclose the TFT to block light emitting from a backlight module located under an array substrate in a direction toward an active layer and also to block reflecting light irradiating the active layer from lateral sides and a top side to better prevent light irradiating the active layer of the TFT for preventing photo leakage current, ensuring stable performance of the TFT device, and improving image displaying quality. The method helps overcome the issue of photo leakage current induced by backlighting irradiating the active layer of the TFT.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Mian Zeng
  • Patent number: 10295858
    Abstract: A curved display device curved in a first direction includes: a first substrate including a plurality of signal lines, an insulating layer which covers the signal lines, a pixel electrode disposed on the insulating layer, and a shielding electrode electrically insulated from the pixel electrode and disposed along a signal line, which extends substantially in a second direction crossing the first direction, among the signal lines; a second substrate disposed opposite to the first substrate and including a common electrode; and a light control layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: SuWan Woo, Wan-Soon Im, Kee-Bum Park, Younggoo Song, Heehwan Lee, Yongwoo Hyung
  • Patent number: 10282017
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of data lines intersecting with the gate lines, a plurality of pixel electrodes provided in areas defined by the gate lines and the data lines, and a sensor drive controller which includes a plurality of common electrodes facing the pixel electrodes and detects a touch by using the common electrodes. The sensor drive controller selects at least one of the common electrodes as a sensor electrode, detects a touch by using the sensor electrode, and inputs, to the other common electrodes, a guard signal for reducing generation of capacitance between the other common electrodes and the sensor electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hayato Kurasawa, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Koji Noguchi, Takafumi Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10274762
    Abstract: A display substrate motherboard and a manufacturing method and a detecting method thereof are provided. The display substrate motherboard includes a base substrate, a plurality of display substrate regions located on the base substrate to form a plurality of display substrates, and a plurality of spacer regions located among the display substrate regions, at least one detecting region being disposed in the spacer regions. The detecting region includes at least one film layer. The display substrate region includes at least one film layer which is disposed in a same layer as the at least one film layer of the detecting region, the film layer of the detecting region having a same thickness as the film layers in the display substrate regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kun Yu, Changdi Chen, Qingyong Meng, Tao Yang, Shengchao Jiang, Yusheng An, Chunhui Wu
  • Patent number: 10274658
    Abstract: A display device including a housing including sidewalls and mounting surfaces at upper ends of the sidewalls; a display panel housed in the housing; and a cover window on the display panel, wherein the cover window includes an upper surface that faces outwardly in a direction in which light is emitted, a lower surface opposite to the upper surface, the lower surface being narrower than the upper surface, and side surfaces that slope inwardly from ends of the upper surface to ends of the lower surface, the side surfaces being at least partially bent, and wherein the side surfaces of the cover window are mounted on the mounting surfaces of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min Seop Kim, Soon Sung Park
  • Patent number: 10270947
    Abstract: An apparatus comprises a processing unit configured to obtain preliminary image data of a preliminary digital image frame captured by a digital image sensor having comprising a sensor layer comprising a pixel array; a mask layer comprising an array of micro apertures positioned within aperture sites corresponding the positioning and size of the light sensitive pixels, and a lens layer comprising an array of micro lenses positioned within lens sites. The micro apertures are positioned in the aperture sites at aperture positions defined by an aperture density function. The processing unit is further configured to obtain the aperture density function; and a position difference between prevailing positioning of the mask layer in relation to the lens layer from a reference relative positioning thereof; and to reconstruct, on the basis of the preliminary image data, the position difference, and the aperture density function, an output digital image frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Klaus Melakari, Mikko Juhola
  • Patent number: 10268090
    Abstract: Provided are a display substrate and a method of fabricating the same. The display substrate includes: a substrate including a display area and a first non-display area and a second non-display area which are located around the display area; first signal transmission portions located in the first non-display area; second signal transmission portions located in the second non-display area; and a seal line including a first seal line pattern disposed on the first signal transmission portions and a second seal line pattern disposed on the second signal transmission portions, wherein each of the first signal transmission portions includes a gate wiring and a step compensation portion which is disposed on the gate wiring and under the first seal line pattern, and the first seal line pattern overlaps the step compensation portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jong-Woong Chang
  • Patent number: 10261364
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a first substrate with a first alignment film, a second substrate with a second alignment film, and a liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween. The first substrate has first and second electrodes. An initial alignment direction of liquid crystal molecules of the liquid crystal layer is parallel to a first direction or a direction orthogonal to the first direction. The second electrode includes comblike electrodes extending parallel to the first direction and a connecting portion which connects the comblike electrodes. The connecting portion includes a projection which projects in a second direction more than an outermost comblike electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Toshiharu Matsushima
  • Patent number: 10254601
    Abstract: A display panel and a display device are provided. The display panel includes an array substrate, a color filter substrate arranged opposite to the array substrate, and an electrically conductive first connector. A common electrode is arranged on the array substrate, and a black matrix layer is arranged on a side of the color filter substrate facing the array substrate, and the first connector electrically connects at least a part of the black matrix layer to the common electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jian Li, Xin Li, Jinbo Ding, Bin Li, Bin Zhao, Xuchen Yuan
  • Patent number: 10254608
    Abstract: Provided is a display device. The display device includes: a substrate; a light blocking pattern disposed on the substrate; a semiconductor pattern disposed on the light blocking pattern; a gate insulating layer disposed on the semiconductor pattern; a gate wiring; an interlayer insulating layer formed on the gate wiring; a first contact hole for exposing the source area; a data wiring disposed to extend in the second direction on the interlayer insulating layer and electrically connected to the source area via the first contact hole; a first passivation layer disposed on the data wiring; a second contact hole, which is disposed between the neighboring protrusion portions of the light blocking pattern so as not to overlap the light blocking pattern, and exposes the drain area; and a pixel electrode disposed on the first passivation layer and electrically connected to the drain area through the second contact hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Hun Noh, Masataka Kano, Yeon Keon Moon, Keun Kyu Song, Jun Ho Song, Hyun Sup Lee, Sang Hee Jang, Byung Seok Choi
  • Patent number: 10254898
    Abstract: A touch display panel and a display device are provided. The touch display panel includes a first substrate and a second substrate disposed opposite to each other; a black matrix; and a plurality of light sensing elements, a plurality of scan lines and a plurality of signal lines formed on the second substrate; the black matrix is formed on the first substrate and only transmits light within the first wavelength range; the light sensing elements are shaded by the black matrix; each scan line is connected to a first end of the corresponding light sensing element, and each signal line is connected to a second end of the corresponding light sensing element; and the light sensing element is configured to generate a touch signal according to the received light within the first wavelength range and the scanning signal provided by the scan line and supply the touch signal to the corresponding signal line. The touch display panel has a simple structure and a relatively low cost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI XINSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Xu, Hu Li
  • Patent number: 10248159
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a display module and a mobile terminal. The display module includes a flexible circuit board, a display screen electrically connected to the flexible circuit board, and a drive chip electrically connected to the flexible circuit board and the display screen. The drive chip is located on a first side of the display module that is opposite to a second side of the display module that constitutes a display side of the display screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: BEIJING XIAOMI MOBILE SOFTWARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hongzhi Jin, Zhuxin Li, Gaocai Han
  • Patent number: 10215854
    Abstract: The invention relates to a surveying apparatus, in particular tachymeter, laser scanner, profiler or laser tracker, comprising an electronic laser distance measuring module, which comprises an optical transmission channel and an optical reception channel for laser measurement radiation, wherein a variable optical attenuation unit for the laser measurement radiation is provided in the optical transmission channel and/or optical reception channel. According to the invention, light impinging on the attenuation unit is attenuated by means of liquid crystals. The attenuation unit comprises at least one polarizer, in particular comprising a polarization sheet, a liquid crystal shutter, in particular comprising nematic liquid crystals, having a variable transmission, a first analyzer, in particular comprising a polarization sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: HEXAGON TECHNOLOGY CENTER GMBH
    Inventors: Jürg Hinderling, Paul Benz, Josef Lais
  • Patent number: 10216029
    Abstract: A photosensitive resin composition includes (A) a black colorant having a maximum transmittance in an ultraviolet (UV) wavelength range/minimum transmittance in a visible ray wavelength range of about 30 or greater, (B) a binder resin; (C) a photopolymerization initiator; (D) a photopolymerizable monomer; and (E) a solvent. A black column spacer using the photosensitive resin composition, and a color filter including the black column spacer are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Arum Yu, Jin-Woo Park, Hojeong Paek, Junho Lee, Seungjib Choi, Hyunmoo Choi
  • Patent number: 10211232
    Abstract: The present invention provides a manufacture method of an array substrate and an array substrate manufactured by the method. By sequentially forming the first passivation layer and the flat layer, and then implementing patterning process and anneal process to the flat layer, in the anneal process to the flat layer, the flat layer and the source/the drain cannot contact with each other due to the first passivation layer inbetween, and thus, no reaction of generating complex happens, which is beneficial for promoting the electrical property of the array substrate and realizing the signal conduction; in comparison with prior art, the present invention can decrease at least one mask in advance, which is a advantage to raise the process result, to decrease the process time and to reduce the production cost. In the array substrate, the signal transmission is smooth, and the substrate possesses the great electrical property.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Qiming Gan
  • Patent number: 10197844
    Abstract: A color substrate and a display device including the same. The color substrate includes: a substrate including first and second pixel regions spaced apart from each other, and a light shielding region between the first and second pixel regions; a first color conversion layer over the first pixel region and configured to convert incident light into first color light; a second color conversion layer over the second pixel region and configured to convert the incident light into second color light; and a retroreflective layer over the light shielding region and configured to retroreflect incident light through the first and second color conversion layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Heekeun Lee, Jangil Kim, Keunwoo Park, Suwan Woo, Yeogeon Yoon
  • Patent number: 10197866
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an array substrate, a display panel, manufacturing methods thereof and a display device. The array substrate includes a display region and a non-display region. The non-display region includes a sealant region arranged at a periphery of the display region and a peripheral region arranged at a periphery of the sealant region. The array substrate further includes a plurality of signal connection lines for connecting driving lines. The signal connection lines include a first connection line, a portion of which is arranged at the peripheral region and another portion of which is arranged at the sealant region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI XINSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xuebing Jiang, Lin Lin
  • Patent number: 10197840
    Abstract: A display panel and a display device are disclosed. The display panel comprises: a first substrate and a second substrate that are cell-assembled together; a first polarizer that is disposed on a lower side of the first substrate. The first substrate and the second substrate are sealed by a sealing material disposed in a periphery region of both the first substrate and the second substrate. A display area is an area on the first substrate inside the sealing material and a first non-display area is an area that is aligned with the second substrate on the first substrate and outside of the sealing material. The first substrate extends outward on a side of the first non-display area to protrude out of the second substrate; the first polarizer extends outward on the side of the first non-display area to protrude out of the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jian Xu, Wenbo Li, Jianbo Xian
  • Patent number: 10197861
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate (FS) on which pixel regions are defined, a second substrate (SS) facing the FS, an alignment film disposed on a surface of the FS facing the SS, a wavelength conversion layer disposed on a surface of the SS facing the FS, a transmissive layer disposed on the surface of SS, a common electrode disposed on surfaces of the wavelength conversion layer and the transmissive layer facing the FS, a light-blocking member disposed on a surface of the common electrode facing the FS, and a liquid crystal layer between the alignment film and the light-blocking member. Each pixel region among the pixel regions includes: a pixel electrode disposed on the surface of the FS; an opening region in the light-blocking member; and a pixel overlap region outside the opening region, the pixel electrode overlapping the light-blocking member in the pixel overlap region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kwang Soo Bae, Sung Man Kim, Jung Suk Bang, Min Jeong Oh, Bo Ram Lee
  • Patent number: 10192975
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a low temperature polycrystalline silicon thin film transistor including: a substrate; a buffer layer formed on the substrate; a semiconductor layer formed on the buffer layer; a gate insulation layer formed on the buffer layer and the semiconductor layer; gates formed on the gate insulation layer; a dielectric layer formed on the gate insulation layer and the gates; a passivation layer formed on the dielectric layer; a first contact hole and a second contact hole formed respectively inside the passivation layer, the dielectric layer and the gate insulation layer, and sources ad drains formed respectively on the first contact hole and the second contact hole; the semiconductor layer being a low temperature poly silicon layer, and a reflective layer and/or an insulation layer disposed between the buffer layer and the semiconductor layer. The disclosure further relates to a manufacturing method for aforementioned thin film transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Gaiping Lu
  • Patent number: 10180609
    Abstract: A display device includes: a first substrate; a gate line on the first substrate, where the gate line extends in a first direction; a data line on the first substrate, where the data line extends in a second direction which intersects the first direction; a thin film transistor connected to the gate line and the data line; a passivation layer on the gate line, the data line and the thin film transistor, where the passivation layer includes a recessed portion; a light blocking portion on the recessed portion of the passivation layer; a main column spacer which protrudes upwardly from the light blocking portion; and a sub-column spacer which protrudes upwardly from the light blocking portion, where the sub-column spacer is spaced apart from the main column spacer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yangho Jung, Chulwon Park
  • Patent number: 10175540
    Abstract: A display device may include a first pixel electrode, a second pixel electrode, an organic layer, and a light-blocking member. The organic layer may include a first organic portion and a second organic portion. The first organic portion may overlap the first pixel electrode and may be spaced from the second organic portion. The second organic portion may overlap the second pixel electrode. The light-blocking member may be positioned between the first organic portion and the second organic portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyung Joo Jeon, Hong Min Yoon, Hyoung Cheol Lee, Pil Gyu Kang, Sang Woo Whangbo
  • Patent number: 10170516
    Abstract: An image sensing device is provided. The image sensing device includes a substrate having a pixel array with a plurality of pixels. A light guide structure is disposed over the substrate, forming a plurality of light pipes and a plurality of reflecting portions surrounding the light pipes. The light pipes are aligned with the pixels of the pixel array. The invention also provides a method for fabricating the image sensing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: VISERA TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Han-Lin Wu, Chin-Chuan Hsieh, Chin-Ching Chang
  • Patent number: 10170714
    Abstract: A display panel includes a first substrate, an upper capacitor electrode, a capacitor dielectric layer, a second substrate opposite to the first substrate, a conductive bump, an electroluminescent layer, and a counter electrode. The upper capacitor electrode is disposed on an inner surface of the second substrate. The upper capacitor electrode is disposed on an inner surface of the second substrate. The capacitor dielectric layer covers the upper capacitor electrode of the second substrate. The first substrate has at least one pixel electrode and a first capacitor electrode separated from the pixel electrode. The conductive bump is protrusively disposed on the first capacitor electrode of the first substrate. The electroluminescent layer is sandwiched between the pixel electrode and the counter electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chia-Tien Chou, Ya-Chun Chang
  • Patent number: 10156755
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display (LCD) includes: a substrate including a light transmitting region and a light blocking region; a thin film transistor disposed in the light blocking region, the thin film transistor including a source electrode, a drain electrode, and a gate electrode; a first insulating layer disposed on the drain electrode, the first insulating layer including a contact hole for exposing the drain electrode; a pixel electrode disposed on the first insulating layer, the pixel electrode connected to the drain electrode through the contact hole; and a protruding portion disposed on the pixel electrode, wherein the pixel electrode includes: a stem portion disposed in the light transmitting region; a plurality of branch portions connected to the stem portion; and an extension disposed in the light blocking region, the extension configured to extend from the stem portion or the branch portions, and wherein the protruding portion overlaps the extension.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Sang Yong No
  • Patent number: 10133114
    Abstract: A display device includes: a base substrate including a pixel area at which an image is displayed; a light blocking pattern on the base substrate; a thin film transistor on the light blocking pattern; a gate line connected to the thin film transistor and lengthwise extending in a first direction; a data line connected to the thin film transistor and lengthwise extending in a second direction; and a pixel electrode in the pixel area and spaced apart from the gate line in the second direction. The light blocking pattern includes: a first light blocking pattern lengthwise extending in the first direction; and a second light blocking pattern overlapping the thin film transistor. The first light blocking pattern overlaps the gate line and the pixel electrode spaced apart from each other in the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoonjang Kim, Wansoon Im, Sungryul Kim, Yunseok Lee
  • Patent number: 10133125
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate including a common electrode, an insulation film, and a pixel electrode, and a second substrate including a black matrix which includes a first light-shield portion, a second light-shield portion and a third light-shield portion, a first crossing portion at which the first light-shield portion and the second light-shield intersect, a second crossing portion at which the first light-shield portion and the third light-shield portion intersect, and a columnar spacer extending from a position overlapping the first crossing portion toward the first substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Junichi Kobayashi, Kazuyuki Harada
  • Patent number: 10128273
    Abstract: An active device array substrate including a first scan line, a first data line, a second data line, a first active device, a first pixel electrode, a second active device, a second pixel electrode, and a first shielding pattern layer is provided. The first active device includes a first gate electrically connected to the first scan line, a first semiconductor pattern layer, a first source electrically connected to the first data line, and a first drain. The second active device includes a second gate electrically connected to the first scan line, a second semiconductor pattern layer, a second source electrically connected to the second data line, and a second drain. The first shielding pattern layer is overlapped with the first semiconductor pattern layer and the second semiconductor pattern layer. The first shielding pattern layer is overlapped with the second data line and not overlapped with the first data line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Chih-Chung Su, Po-Hsueh Chen, Yi-Wei Chen, Hsiu-Chun Hsieh
  • Patent number: 10126586
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display is provided. A liquid crystal display comprising a first substrate which comprises a display area and a non-display area, a second substrate which faces the first substrate, a sealing member which is disposed in the non-display area between the first substrate and the second substrate, wherein the first substrate comprises a light-shielding pattern, a column spacer which is protruded from the light-shielding pattern toward the second substrate to maintain an interval between the first substrate and the second substrate, an opening which is disposed in the light-shielding pattern, and overlapping the sealing member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang Hee Yu, Byung Chul Kim, Won Gap Yoon, Jae Hong Park, Young Joo Jeon, Kyung Seon Tak
  • Patent number: 10126608
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device according to FFS technology is provided, which sufficiently provides a common electrode with common electric potential and improves an aperture ratio of pixels. A pixel electrode is formed of a first layer transparent electrode. A common electrode made of a second layer transparent electrode is formed above the pixel electrode interposing an insulation film between them. The common electrode in an upper layer is provided with a plurality of slits. The common electrode extends over all the pixels in a display region. An end of the common electrode is disposed on a periphery of the display region and connected with a peripheral common electric potential line that provides a common electric potential Vcom. There is provided neither an auxiliary common electrode line nor a pad electrode, both of which are provided in a liquid crystal display device according to a conventional art.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Tomohide Onogi, Yasuo Segawa