With Detail Of Terminals To External Circuit Patents (Class 349/152)
  • Patent number: 10989967
    Abstract: A liquid crystal panel (display panel) 11 includes a display area AA configured to display images, a non-display area NAA outside the display area AA, a light blocking layer (a light blocking portion) 11i disposed at least in the non-display area NAA and configured to block light, a signal line connection line (a narrow line portion) 29 where lines are arranged at intervals in the non-display area NAA, and a common electrode connection line portion (a wide line portion) 30 disposed in the non-display area and having a line width greater than that of the signal line connection line 29 and including empty portions 34.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryosuke Yuminami, Masakazu Miyamoto, Masahiro Yoshida, Masayuki Takashima, Toshiaki Fujihara
  • Patent number: 10980119
    Abstract: A display device and a method of manufacturing the display device are capable of substantially minimizing damage to a display panel. The display device includes: a first substrate including a display area and a pad area; a polarization film disposed at an upper surface of the first substrate to overlap the display area; a flexible printed circuit board disposed at a lower surface of the first substrate; a via hole defined through the first substrate at the pad area; and a connection metal located at the via hole. The connection metal includes a connection portion disposed in the via hole and a first protruding portion that protrudes with respect to the first substrate, and the polarization film is spaced apart from the via hole in a plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Junwoo You, Atsushi Nemoto, Byoungdae Ye, Taeho Lee
  • Patent number: 10964285
    Abstract: The present invention provides a driver chip comprising a gate driving module and a source driving module both coupled to a display panel. A plurality of scan lines and a plurality of data line of the display panel scan and drive the display panel for displaying a frame. The source driving module is coupled to the mainboard and receives the positive and negative voltage of the mainboard for generating a source signal to the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Forcelead Technologies Corp.
    Inventors: Chih-Lung Kuo, Wen-Lin Yang
  • Patent number: 10928685
    Abstract: The manufacturing method for ITO common electrode on CF substrate side of the present invention, after diving entire surface of the ITO film into multiple ITO blocks, performing a laser cutting again along the uniform film thickness portion at the periphery of the entire surface of the ITO film, and a laser cutting path at the uniform film thickness portion at the periphery of the entire surface of the ITO film form a closed pattern such that the connection of each ITO block at the uneven thickness portion of the periphery of the entire surface of the ITO film can be completely cut off, and the multiple ITO blocks located in the closed pattern constitute the ITO common electrode on the CF substrate side, thereby the insulation between the multiple ITO blocks is improved, ensuring that different ITO blocks can independently inputted with different Curing signals without affecting each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Semiconductor Display Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wei Ren
  • Patent number: 10916609
    Abstract: An array substrate and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The array substrate sequentially includes a flexible substrate, a buffer layer, an active layer, a first gate insulating layer, a first gate metal layer, a second gate insulating layer, a second gate metal layer, an inter-insulating layer, a first organic filling layer, a source-drain wiring layer, a planarization layer, an anode layer, a pixel defining layer, and a supporting layer from bottom to top; the first organic filling layer is convex upward on the inter-insulating layer, making the source-drain wiring layer covering thereon disposed to be convex. The method of manufacturing the array, substrate is sequentially to manufacture the layers from bottom to top, wherein the convex first organic filling layer disposed on the inter-insulating layer of the array substrate is used to raise a drain thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS SEMICONDUCTOR DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yan Xie
  • Patent number: 10902932
    Abstract: A gate drive circuit, a method of driving a gate drive circuit, a display device, and a method of manufacturing an array substrate are provided. The gate drive circuit includes a repair signal line, a plurality of output signal lines, and a plurality of shift register units that are cascaded. The repair signal line is configured to transmit the repair signal to the first output signal line. The plurality of shift register units include a first shift register unit and a plurality of second shift register units, and the plurality of second shift register units are correspondingly connected to the second output signal lines. The first output signal line corresponds to but is in a state of being disconnected to the first shift register unit, and the first output signal line and the plurality of second output signal lines are configured to output a set of shift pulse signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignees: Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xuehuan Feng, Yongqian Li, Meng Li
  • Patent number: 10890808
    Abstract: A cell assembly, including a first substrate and a second substrate. The first substrate includes: a color resist layer and a first passivation layer. The first support protrudes from the color resist layer. The first passivation layer covers the color resist layer. The first passivation layer and the first support together form a first support assembly, and the first support assembly is in surface contact with the second substrate. Compared with the use of the silicon ball and the gold ball independent of the first substrate to support the second substrate, the present construction is much stable and has better support effect, thereby realizing the uniform thickness of the peripheral region of the cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignees: HKC CORPORATION LIMITED, CHONGQING HKC OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yanna Yang
  • Patent number: 10877333
    Abstract: A display device includes a conventional first auxiliary trunk line formed to be narrow, and a second auxiliary trunk line additionally provided and disposed at the closest position to the periphery of a substrate. Thus, a shift register can be distanced from the periphery of the substrate without increasing a frame area as a whole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masahiro Yoshida, Isao Ogasawara, Satoshi Horiuchi, Takaharu Yamada
  • Patent number: 10872908
    Abstract: A display device is provided. The display device includes a substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The display device also includes a first conductive layer disposed on the first surface and a second conductive layer disposed on the second surface. The display device further includes a first connective portion at least partially disposed in the substrate and penetrating from the first surface to the second surface, wherein the first conductive layer is electrically connected to the second conductive layer through the first connective portion. The display device further includes a processing unit electrically connected to the first conductive layer through the second conductive layer and the first connective portion. The first conductive layer is electrically connected to the second conductive layer through the first connective portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: INNOLUX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kuan-Feng Lee, Yuan-Lin Wu
  • Patent number: 10754210
    Abstract: A display device according to an aspect of the present invention includes a plurality of connection terminals and a plurality of lead lines, and the plurality of lead lines includes first lead lines, second lead lines, and third lead lines. Signal-line-side first lead lines are formed of a first conductive layer, signal-line-side second lead lines are formed of a second conductive layer, and signal-line-side third lead lines are formed of a third conductive layer. A lowest conductive layer of each switching element is formed of the second conductive layer. Among the plurality of lead lines, the connection-terminal-side first lead lines, the connection-terminal-side second lead lines, and the connection-terminal-side third lead lines are formed of conductive layers that include at least the third conductive layer but do not include the first conductive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tetsuo Fujita, Yoshimasa Chikama, Yoshihito Hara, Yukinobu Nakata
  • Patent number: 10714510
    Abstract: An array substrate includes: a base substrate; at least one first connection terminal, at least one second connection terminal, and at least one connection line, which are disposed on the base substrate and located in a non-display area of the array substrate, the at least one connection line being connected with the at least one first connection terminal and the at least one second connection terminal; at least one gate line disposed on the base substrate and located in a display area of the array substrate. The first connection terminal is for connecting with an IC, and the second connection terminal is for connecting with a flexible circuit board. A resistivity of at least a part of each of at least one of the at least one connection line is less than a resistivity of the at least one gate line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., ORDOS YUANSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Lele Cong, Jian Sun, Zhengkui Wang, Wenwen Qin, Jianjun Zhang
  • Patent number: 10692899
    Abstract: A display device is provided. A display device comprising: a first substrate comprising a display area and a non-display area and placed to face each other; a light-blocking pattern comprising an opening part formed on the first substrate in the non-display area; and a dummy color layer disposed under the opening part on the first substrate at a location corresponding to the opening part, wherein the opening part and the dummy color layer extend in a direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong Hee Shin, Dong Hyeon Ki, Kyung Ho Kim, Bo Yeong Kim
  • Patent number: 10678105
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an array substrate, including a plurality of first ITO wirings and a substrate, a common electrode layer, a first insulating layer and a conductive layer arranged sequentially stacked, the plurality of gate lines, the plurality of first ITO wirings and the plurality of conductive mediums are sequentially arranged end to end as spirally. The gate line, the first ITO wiring and the conductive medium are formed an impedance in the work process of the present disclosure to filter the interference of the high-frequency signal in the display process to improve the display effect and reduce the production costs. The present disclosure further provides the above manufacturing method for the array substrate and uses the LCD of the above array substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Qiuping Huang
  • Patent number: 10656479
    Abstract: In an IPS-mode liquid crystal display device, the area of a terminal portion is decreased. A liquid crystal display device includes a TFT substrate and a counter substrate attached to the TFT substrate with a sealing material, and includes a display region and a terminal portion formed on the TFT substrate. A shielding transparent conductive film is formed on the outer side of the counter substrate. On the terminal portion, an earth pad formed with a transparent conductive film is formed on an organic passivation film. The shielding transparent conductive film is connected to the earth pad through a conductor. Below organic passivation film of the terminal portion, a wire is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Abe, Kentaro Agata, Masaki Murase, Kazune Matsumura
  • Patent number: 10595405
    Abstract: The terminal connection structure includes a first terminal group 80 including a plurality of first terminals 81 aligned side-by-side, and a second terminal group 110 including a plurality of second terminals 112 aligned side-by-side and connected to the plurality of first terminals 81, the second terminal group 110 opposing to the first terminal group 80 and electrically connected to the first terminal group 80 via an anisotropic conductive film, wherein each of the first terminals 81 has a recess-projection shape and each of the second terminals 112 has a recess-projection shape, two adjacent first terminals 81A, 81B have different and corresponding shapes with each other, and two adjacent second terminals 112A, 112B have different and corresponding shapes with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Sakai Display Products Corporation
    Inventor: Nobuhiro Yonezawa
  • Patent number: 10529745
    Abstract: A display device is provided. The display device includes a substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The display device also includes a first conductive layer disposed on the first surface and a second conductive layer disposed on the second surface. The display device further includes a printed circuit board assembly disposed on the second surface and electrically connected to the second conductive layer, a processing unit disposed on and electrically connected to the printed circuit board assembly and a first connective portion at least partially disposed in the substrate and penetrating from the first surface to the second surface. The first conductive layer is electrically connected to the second conductive layer through the first connective portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: INNOLUX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kuan-Feng Lee, Yuan-Lin Wu
  • Patent number: 10521058
    Abstract: A touch panel includes a substrate, detection electrodes, and connection electrodes. The substrate includes a planar surface portion and a curved surface portion adjacent to the planar surface portion in a first direction, the curved surface portion including an active region and another region disposed outside the active region. The detection electrodes are disposed on the substrate. The detection electrodes are arranged in the first direction and a second direction crossing the first direction. The connection electrodes electrically connect adjacent detection electrodes arranged in a same direction as one another. A connection electrode of the connection electrodes connecting detection electrodes adjacent to each other of the detection electrodes arranged in the first direction is disposed in the active region of the curved surface portion. The connection electrode includes a portion extending in a different direction than the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Innam Lee, Choonhyop Lee
  • Patent number: 10403194
    Abstract: A display panel includes a display area, the display area including a plurality of scan lines; and a non-display area, the non-display area including a plurality of gate driving circuits and at least one load compensating unit; wherein at least two of the plurality of scan lines have different lengths; each gate driving circuit is respectively connected with one scan line; each load compensating unit corresponds to one gate driving circuit to compensate a load of one gate driving circuit, and the larger a length of the scan line connected with the gate driving circuit, the smaller a load added by a corresponding load compensating unit. In the display panel provided by the present disclosure, through arranging the load compensating unit, the phenomenon of the non-uniform brightness of the display panel can be improved, and display quality of the display panel can be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: SHANGHAI TIANMA AM-OLED CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chunyang Li, Dongxu Xiang, Yue Li
  • Patent number: 10371997
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an array substrate, a method of manufacturing the same and a display device. The array substrate comprises a gate line PAD region and a data line PAD region. In the gate line PAD region of the array substrate, gate-line wirings, which are parallel to the gate lines and are electrically insulated from the gate lines, are provided between adjacent gate lines. In the data line PAD region of the array substrate, data-line wirings, which are parallel to the data lines and are electrically insulated from the data lines, are provided between adjacent data lines. Both of the gate-line wirings and the data-line wirings are conductive wiring segments. By forming the gate-line wirings and the data-line wirings in the PAD region, the ability of resisting scratch of the product can be improved while not deteriorating performance of display of the product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD, BEIJING BOE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Xiaowei Liu, Xi Chen, Zhenfei Cai, Yao Liu, Liangliang Li, Zongjie Guo
  • Patent number: 10353254
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes a substrate, a first terminal that is formed on the substrate, a second terminal that is formed on the substrate and arranged in a first direction with respect to the first terminal, a third terminal that is formed on the substrate, and arranged in a second direction different from the first direction with respect to the first terminal, and of which the position in the first direction is the same as the first terminal, and a wiring that is formed on the substrate and connected to the third terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi Masui, Tomoaki Miyashita
  • Patent number: 10217416
    Abstract: A display device is provided. The display device includes a substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The display device also includes a first conductive layer disposed on the first surface and a second conductive layer disposed on the second surface. The display device further includes a processing unit disposed on the second surface and is electrically connected to the processing unit and a first connective portion which at least partially disposed in the substrate, and penetrating from the first surface to the second surface, wherein the first conductive layer is electrically connected to the second conductive layer through the first connective portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: INNOLUX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kuan-Feng Lee, Yuan-Lin Wu
  • Patent number: 10139662
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel. A bottom chassis is dimensioned and positioned to support the display panel. A driving circuit board is positioned below a back surface of the bottom chassis facing away from the display panel. A protection member is positioned on the driving circuit board. A guide member is coupled to the bottom chassis and fastens the driving circuit board and the protection member to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yongjun Lee, Jungki Kim, Youngrok Oh
  • Patent number: 10134769
    Abstract: Disclosed is an array substrate, a method for manufacturing the same, and a display device. The array substrate includes: a base substrate and a plurality of data lines disposed on the base substrate. The base substrate comprises a plurality of attaching areas in which the end of each data line attaches to the base substrate, and non-attaching areas between each two adjacent attaching areas, and a height layer is disposed between a passivation layer and the base substrate in the non-attaching area. By interposing a height layer between the passivation layer and the base substrate in the non-attaching area, the height difference between the passivation layer in the attaching area and the non-attaching area is decreased or disappeared, then the problem of fall-off of the passivation layer is solved, and the reliability of the product is increased.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhenfei Cai, Liping Luo, Zhaohui Hao
  • Patent number: 10088722
    Abstract: A display panel which includes a plurality of display elements disposed in a matrix manner, signal input parts to which signals to be supplied to the plurality of display elements are input, and a plurality of signal wirings which connect the plurality of display elements and the signal input parts, wherein at least a part of the signal wirings is provided with a meander wiring part whose wiring is meandered, the display panel including a repair wiring which is disposed so as to intersect the signal wiring in the meander wiring part at at least two locations and an insulation layer which is provided between the signal wiring and the repair wiring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Sakai Display Products Corporation
    Inventors: Hidetoshi Nakagawa, Takuya Ohishi
  • Patent number: 10073490
    Abstract: There are provided a display in which a sealing section is prevented from being spread and the sealing section is allowed to be provided in a desired region, and an electronic unit including the display. The display includes: a substrate including a sealing region and a step section, the sealing region surrounding a display region, and the step section surrounding the sealing region from outside; a display layer provided in the display region; and a sealing section provided in the sealing region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirofumi Nakamura, Nobuhide Yoneya, Toru Tanikawa, Shota Nishi, Shin Akasaka, Satoshi Kumon
  • Patent number: 10067371
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display (LCD) panel and an LCD device are provided. The panel has: a metal layer having transparent portions configured to conveniently cure a sealant and opaque portions; a second transparent conductive layer; and conducting particles positioned between a first substrate and a second substrate and configured to connect a first transparent conductive layer with the second transparent conductive layer. A light-shading layer is aligned with the transparent portions, so that light leakage of the transparent portions is prevented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yanxi Ye
  • Patent number: 10048550
    Abstract: The present invention provides a driver chip structure, and the driver chip structure comprises a substrate and a plurality of connection bumps which are located on the substrate and equal in size, and the substrate comprises a surface, and the plurality of connection bumps are spaced and aligned on the surface in array, and sectional appearances of the connection bumps parallel with the surface are trapezoids or triangles. The present invention also discloses a liquid crystal display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignees: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd, Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Chunpeng Guo, Jiehui Qin, Xiang Yang
  • Patent number: 9964817
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a TFT substrate having a display region with first and second electrodes, TFTs, scanning signal lines connected to the TFTs, a counter substrate, a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the TFT and counter substrates, and sealed by a sealant, scanning line leads connected to the scanning signal lines and formed outside of the display region, video signal line leads connected to the video signal lines and formed outside of the display region and a shield electrode formed on the TFT substrate covering the scanning line leads but not the video signal line leads. The second electrode is connected to one of the TFTs, and liquid crystal molecules of the liquid crystal layer are driven by an electric field, which is generated between the first and second electrodes. The shield electrode is electrically connected to the first electrode and overlapped with the sealant in plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignees: Japan Display Inc., Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenji Anjo, Takahiro Nagami, Kenichi Hatakeyama
  • Patent number: 9947694
    Abstract: An array substrate includes a plurality of signal lines disposed in a display area; a plurality of signal pads disposed in a non-display area; and a fan-out portion disposed in the non-display. The fan-out portion includes a plurality of fan-out lines connecting the plurality of signal lines to the plurality of signal pads. Each of the plurality of fan-out lines includes a pattern electrically connected to a corresponding signal pad of the plurality of signal pads, and a straight portion electrically connected to a corresponding signal line of the plurality of signal lines. The pattern includes a first conductive layer. The straight portion includes the first conductive layer and a second conductive layer disposed on the first conductive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sohyun Lee, Sowoon Kim, Haeryeong Park, Suah Oh, Wando Lee
  • Patent number: 9897830
    Abstract: A display panel inspection system and an inspection method for the same are provided. The system includes multiple electrode signal lines located in a display region, each has a starting terminal and an end terminal, multiple fan-out traces connected with the multiple electrode signal lines, multiple electrode signal input terminals connected with the multiple fan-out traces, multiple test pads connected with the multiple electrode signal input terminals, each has an end terminal, a signal transmitter and a signal receiver, wherein the signal transmitter transmits a signal at the starting terminal the electrode signal line, and the signal receiver receives a signal from the end terminal of the electrode signal line or the test pad. Accordingly, an open or short can be detected at the fan-out traces to decrease a light line ratio in the module process to increase the product yield rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yanfeng Fu
  • Patent number: 9885921
    Abstract: The disclosure is related to a photo-alignment method, comprising the following steps. A top panel and a bottom panel each with an alignment film are provided; a mask plate for shielding the top panel and the bottom panel is provided, and a transparent section of the mask plate is disposed; an ultraviolet is emitted along a first incident direction by the mask plate for exposing the alignment film of the top panel and the bottom panel; the transparent section of the mask plate is adjusted, an ultraviolet is emitted along a second incident direction by the mask plate for exposing the alignment film of the top panel and the bottom panel. The manufacture of the alignment film in the whole liquid crystal display device can be accomplished by a mask plate undergoing exposure twice, so that the exposure times decrease and the process is simplified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Jie Sun
  • Patent number: 9881941
    Abstract: The invention provides a method for manufacturing an array substrate which comprises a gate driving circuit including a plurality of thin film transistors and connection gate lines each connected between gates of two adjacent thin film transistors, the method comprises steps of: step S1, forming a pattern including the gates of the thin film transistors and the connection gate lines on a base; step S2, forming a gate insulation layer above the pattern including the gates of the thin film transistors and the connection gate lines; step S3, forming a pattern including a gate line protecting layer on the gate insulation layer, wherein the gate line protecting layer is above the connection gate lines; and step S4, forming a pattern including the sources and drains of the thin film transistors. The invention also provides an array substrate which is manufactured by above method, and a display device comprising the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignees: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., Beijing BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Zhenyu Xie
  • Patent number: 9875675
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a collective drive lighting inspection signal input wire that electrically connects a collective drive lighting inspection terminal to a plurality of gate wires and a plurality of source wires. The collective drive lighting inspection signal input wire includes a first wire corresponding to the gate wires and a second wire corresponding to the source wires. The first wire and the second wire each include a connection wire and a lead-out wire. The connection wire includes branch points connected to each of the plurality of gate wires or each of the plurality of source wires. The lead-out wire is led out from the connection wire to the collective drive lighting inspection terminal. The lead-out wire included in the first wire or the second wire includes a high-resistance region having a resistivity greater than a resistivity of the connection wire connected to the lead-out wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventor: Kazunori Okumoto
  • Patent number: 9869915
    Abstract: An array substrate according to the present invention is an array substrate including a display region that displays an image and a frame region. The array substrate includes: a plurality of scanning lines; a plurality of signal lines; a thin film transistor disposed at an intersection of each of the plurality of scanning lines and each of the plurality of signal lines; a plurality of in-frame wires formed in the frame region; and a plurality of connection converters that electrically connect the scanning lines or the signal lines to the in-frame wires and are provided in the frame region. A single contact hole that penetrates an insulating layer is formed in each of the connection converters, and each of the scanning lines or each of the signal lines is electrically connected with each of the in-frame wires through a conductive film in the single contact hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventor: Takafumi Hashiguchi
  • Patent number: 9865628
    Abstract: The present inventive concept relates to a display device and a manufacturing method thereof. A display device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present inventive concept includes: a substrate; a first gate conductor provided on the substrate; and a gate insulator provided on the first gate conductors, wherein edges of the first gate conductor are recessed from edges of the first gate insulator, and the edges of the first gate insulator are respectively parallel with the edges of the first gate conductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Jae Jeon, Jae-Hyun Park, Sang Ju Lee, Jae Ho Choi, Hye Won Hyeon
  • Patent number: 9830852
    Abstract: A light emitting display apparatus includes a plurality of emission pixels in an active area, a plurality of dummy pixels in a dummy area; and a plurality of repair lines, each connecting an emission pixel of the emission pixels to a dummy pixel of the dummy pixels, wherein a data signal is simultaneously provided to the emission pixel and the dummy pixel which are connected to the repair line so that the emission pixel emits light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Dong-Gyu Kim
  • Patent number: 9799247
    Abstract: The present invention provides a display panel, which includes a plurality of scanning lines extending along a first direction, a plurality of data lines extending along a second direction and intersecting with the scanning lines, common electrode lines are disposed between two adjacent scanning lines and being parallel to the scanning lines, a wiring area covers the scanning lines, the data lines and the common electrode lines and a plurality of test pins for testing, pixel electrodes connected to corresponding data lines being disposed in each pixel cell, the pixel electrodes of the display pixels and the common electrode lines are separated and insulated, the pixel electrode of the virtual pixels being connected with the common electrode line by a connecting hole, the scanning lines, the data lines and the common electrode lines being connected respectively with a corresponding test pin by a connecting line in the wring area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Li Chai
  • Patent number: 9755182
    Abstract: Provided is an organic light emitting diode display including a substrate; a display unit formed on the substrate and including a thin film transistor and an organic light emitting diode; a thin film encapsulation covering and encapsulating the display unit and formed by a laminated structure made of at least one first inorganic layer, a first organic layer, and a second inorganic layer; and a protective bezel fixed to the substrate and spaced apart from the side of the substrate to surround edges of the substrate and the thin film encapsulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chang Yong Jeong, Mu Gyeom Kim, Yong Il Kim
  • Patent number: 9690154
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display panel includes: a transparent insulating substrate; a signal line and a scanning line arranged in a display region on the transparent insulating substrate and crossing each other in a matrix; a protective insulating film arranged so as to cover at least the signal line and the scanning line from above; a first insulating film that covers the protective insulating film from above; and a first contact hole that penetrates at least the first insulating film and the protective insulating film to reach a surface of a common interconnect. The first contact hole has a bottom and an inner side surface covered with a first stacked film composed of a first transparent conductive film made of the same material as the lower electrode and a second transparent conductive film made of the same material as the upper electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kazushi Yamayoshi, Osamu Miyakawa, Takeshi Sonoda, Shinsuke Ogata, Takeshi Shimamura, Naruhito Hoka
  • Patent number: 9684217
    Abstract: An array substrate, a method for manufacturing the same and a liquid crystal display device are provided. A metal oxide semiconductor layer and an etching stop layer are sequentially formed on a gate insulating layer. One patterning process is performed in the etching stop layer to form a source electrode contact region via hole, a drain electrode contact region via hole and an insulation region. A source-drain electrode layer is formed on the etching stop layer. During a process of performing one patterning process in the source-drain electrode layer to form a source-drain electrode pattern, a portion of the metal oxide semiconductor layer corresponding to the insulation region is removed so that the metal oxide semiconductor layer is disconnected at a position corresponding to the insulation region. The insulation region surrounds the source-drain electrode pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Xiang Liu
  • Patent number: 9678390
    Abstract: The disclosure is related to a photo-alignment method, comprising the following steps. A top panel and a bottom panel each with an alignment film are provided; a mask plate for shielding the top panel and the bottom panel is provided, and a transparent section of the mask plate is disposed; an ultraviolet is emitted along a first incident direction by the mask plate for exposing the alignment film of the top panel and the bottom panel; the transparent section of the mask plate is adjusted, an ultraviolet is emitted along a second incident direction by the mask plate for exposing the alignment film of the top panel and the bottom panel. The manufacture of the alignment film in the whole liquid crystal display device can be accomplished by a mask plate undergoing exposure twice, so that the exposure times decrease and the process is simplified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Jie Sun
  • Patent number: 9671909
    Abstract: The present invention provides a mutual capacitance one glass solution touch panel and a manufacture method thereof. A first through hole and a second through hole are formed at an isolation layer of the touch panel. A first sub electrode pattern of the touch panel is electrically connected to a fourth sub electrode pattern of the touch panel via the first through hole, and a third sub electrode pattern of the touch panel is electrically connected to a second sub electrode pattern of the touch panel via the second through hole as touch control test is performed. According to the aforesaid arrangement, the present invention is capable of reducing the wire resistance of the transmission signals in the electrode patterns to raise the touch control sensitivity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Xiangyang Xu
  • Patent number: 9645430
    Abstract: A display device with a touch panel includes: a thin film transistor substrate on which thin film transistors are formed; and a counter substrate arranged to face the thin film transistor substrate, wherein the counter substrate includes detection electrodes extending in one direction across a display area and detecting a contact position when a contact from the outside is made on the display area, and a plurality of electrode terminals connected to the detection electrodes, a flexible board for the electrode terminals to extract a signal from the detection electrodes is connected to the counter substrate, and an arrangement pitch of a plurality of terminals of the flexible board and an arrangement pitch of the plurality of electrode terminals are different from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Yasushi Nakano
  • Patent number: 9647243
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a pixel part disposed in a display area of a base substrate, including a switching element connected to a signal line, a pixel electrode connected to the switching element and a common electrode that overlaps the pixel electrode, a plurality of fan-out lines disposed in a peripheral area of the base substrate that are connected to the signal line of the display area, a plurality of pads disposed in the peripheral area of the base substrate that are respectively connected to end portions of the fan-out lines, an organic layer that covers the switching element of the display area and that extends from the display area to a portion of the fan-out lines, and an electrode pattern that overlaps the fan-out lines in a boundary portion of the organic layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Soon-Wook Hong, Seung-Sok Son, Yeon-Kyu Moon, Jae-Hyun Park, Kap-Soo Yoon, Jin-Won Lee
  • Patent number: 9634034
    Abstract: A display panel includes a display area configured to display an image, and a peripheral area adjacent to the display area. The peripheral area includes a pad area in which a plurality of output pads are disposed. The output pads are arranged in a matrix formed having M row*N column (M and N are normal numbers, M is 3 or larger than 3). Each of the output pads has a center of the output pad spaced apart from a center of an adjacent output pad by a distance D in a first direction. Each of the output pads is spaced apart from an adjacent output pad by a gap. Each of the output pads has a center of the output pad spaced apart from a center of an adjacent output pad by a pitch P in a second direction which is substantially perpendicular to the first direction. An equation “P<D/(M?1)” is satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang-Moon Moh, Luck-Hyun Kim
  • Patent number: 9629244
    Abstract: A connector assembly includes a first connector and a second connector. The first connector includes a first main body, a guide member disposed on a side surface of the first main body, and a connecting member disposed on the first main body. The second connector is configured to be combined with the first connector. The second connector includes a second main body, a fixing member disposed on a side surface of the second main body and rotatably connected to each side surfaces at an end portion of the second main body, and a connecting pad disposed on the second main body to contact with the connecting member. Thus, the first connector and the second connector may combine and separate easily, so that a damage of the connector assembly may be prevented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Song-Ho Choi, Yun-Ho Jang
  • Patent number: 9589996
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a display device includes providing a first substrate, forming at least one first capacitor on the first substrate, providing a second substrate having a gate drive element formed thereon, and bonding the first substrate in alignment with the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignees: SHANGHAI AVIC OPTO ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Huijun Jin, Dongliang Dun, Xin Xu, Wantong Shao, Chen Chen
  • Patent number: 9576985
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a TFT substrate having a display region with first and second electrodes, TFTs, scanning signal lines connected to the TFTs, a counter substrate, a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the TFT substrate and counter substrates, and sealed by a sealant, scanning line leads connected to the scanning signal lines and formed outside of the display region, video signal line leads connected to the video signal lines and formed outside of the display region and a shield electrode formed on the TFT substrate covering the scanning line leads but not the video signal line leads. The second electrode is connected to a TFT, and liquid crystal molecules of the liquid crystal layer are driven by an electric field, which is generated between the first and second electrodes. The shield electrode is electrically connected to the first electrode and overlapped with the sealant in plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignees: Japan Display Inc., Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenji Anjo, Takahiro Nagami, Kenichi Hatakeyama
  • Patent number: 9575374
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device and method of manufacturing a liquid crystal display device are provided. The liquid crystal display device includes: a thin film transistor substrate, a color filter substrate on the thin film transistor substrate, a transparent conductive plate on the color filter substrate, a pad portion on the thin film transistor substrate, a static-electricity transmission electrode on a region of the pad portion adjacent to the color filter substrate, a conductive member configured to electrically connect the transparent conductive plate and the static-electricity transmission electrode to each other, and a plurality of lattice patterns on the static-electricity transmission electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Sung Hun Jung
  • Patent number: 9557606
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a liquid crystal device having a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other with a liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween, and a sealing member formed in a peripheral portion of at least one of the substrates. The method includes forming the sealing member, disposing the liquid crystal layer inside the sealing member, and bonding the first substrate to the second substrate. In forming the sealing member, a ring-shaped portion that seals the liquid crystal layer inside the sealing member, a first sealing layer and a second sealing layer that face each other to be separated from each other are formed. In the bonding of the first substrate to the second substrate, a junction portion is formed in which the first and second sealing layers are pressed and joined outside the sealing member so as to form the ring-shaped portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Yoichi Momose, Satoshi Hasegawa