Spacer Patents (Class 349/155)
  • Patent number: 11662633
    Abstract: A display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate and a black matrix disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate. The first substrate includes a plurality of pixel areas arranged in a matrix. The first substrate further includes a plurality of scan lines extending along a first direction. The second substrate is disposed opposite to the first substrate. The black matrix includes a plurality of first parts and a second part. One of the plurality of first parts extends along the first direction and corresponds to one of the plurality of the scan lines. The second part is connected to the one of the plurality of first parts and extends along a second direction. A thickness of the second part is varied along the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: INNOLUX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Li-Ming Lin, Chih-Ming Liang
  • Patent number: 11650097
    Abstract: A color filter array may include a plurality of color filters arranged two-dimensionally and configured to allow light of different wavelengths to pass therethrough. Each of the plurality of color filters includes at least one Mie resonance particle and a transparent dielectric surrounding the at least one Mie resonance particle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sunghyun Nam, Sookyoung Roh, Seokho Yun
  • Patent number: 11604373
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electrically controllable viewing angle switch device and a display apparatus. The switch device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer, spacers, a first alignment film, a second alignment film, a first polarizer, and a second polarizer and has a light transmission region. The second substrate is disposed opposite to the first substrate. The liquid crystal layer and the spacers are located between the first substrate and the second substrate in the light transmission region. The spacers are fixed on the first or second substrate. The first polarizer and the second polarizer are disposed on opposite sides of the liquid crystal layer. The axial directions of the transmission axis of the first polarizer and the transmission axis of the second polarizer are parallel or perpendicular to the alignment direction of the first alignment film and the second alignment film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2023
    Assignee: Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Yang-Ching Lin, Chung-Yang Fang, Ping-Yen Chen
  • Patent number: 11579501
    Abstract: The present invention provides a LCOS structure and a method for fabricating same. The LCOS structure includes: a silicon substrate; a liquid crystal layer and a transparent conductive layer both disposed above the silicon substrate. In the silicon substrate, there are formed a conductive pad, an opening where the conductive pad is exposed, and at least one metal layer. The opening is located peripherally around the liquid crystal layer, there is no portion of the metal layer located under the conductive pad. The conductive backing is located at the same vertical level as one metal layer in the at least one metal layer and electrically connected thereto, a conductive adhesive fills in the opening and a gap between the silicon substrate and the transparent conductive layer. The transparent conductive layer is electrically connected to the conductive pad by conductive metal particles in the conductive adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignee: OMNIVISION SEMICONDUCTOR (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Pei-Wen Ko, Chun-Sheng Fan
  • Patent number: 11521566
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a display panel and an electronic device. In the display panel, a contact area between a support pillar and a bottom layer is increased, without changing a size of a single sub-pixel, thereby alleviating a technical problem that the support pillar easily peels off in an existing 8K ultra-high-resolution electronic device. Moreover, by adjusting voltage drop values of clock input transistors in different GOA units, the voltage drop value between each of the GOA units and clock driving chips is approximately the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Inventors: Huihua Liao, Juncheng Xiao, Bin Zhao, Xin Zhang, Jun Zhao
  • Patent number: 11523522
    Abstract: A display device includes a cover window including a curved portion, and a panel member laminated on the cover window. A method of manufacturing a display device includes mounting a cover window including a curved portion on a first jig including a curved portion, mounting a panel member on a second jig that conforms to a surface of the first jig, and laminating the cover window to the panel member by moving a first one of the first jig or the second jig to a first other one of the first jig or the second jig. An apparatus for manufacturing a display device includes a first jig including a mount surface that is partially curved to conform to a surface of a cover window, a second jig including a surface conforming to the mount surface and configured to contact a panel member, and a driving unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyung-Su Lee, Kwan-Young Han, Jong-Hwan Kim, Yong-Youl Cho, Young-Sik Kim, Yang-Han Son, Dae-Hyun Hwang
  • Patent number: 11513403
    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: April 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryosuke Yuminami, Masakazu Miyamoto, Masahiro Yoshida, Masayuki Takashima, Toshiaki Fujihara
  • Patent number: 11500249
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a counter substrate and display panel. The counter substrate includes a base substrate, PS pattern layer and alignment film. A surface of the PS pattern layer away from the base substrate is a support surface, and the PS pattern layer includes: main PSs in a display area and a peripheral barrier wall in a non-display area. The peripheral barrier wall has an elongated-strip shape and has a same length direction as a corresponding display area side, the support surface of the peripheral barrier wall is closer to the base substrate than that of the main PS, and a distance between the support surfaces of the peripheral barrier wall and main PS in a thickness direction is a first distance. A ratio between a width of the support surface of the peripheral barrier wall and the first distance is less than 100.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignees: HEFEI XINSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jian Ma, Jinliang Hu, Chengyong Zhan, Wenming Ren
  • Patent number: 11493807
    Abstract: A substrate on which a specific type spacer is formed, a substrate comprising an alignment film formed on the spacer, and an optical device using such a substrate are disclosed herein. By controlling the shape of the spacer formed on the substrate, even when the alignment film is formed on the top of the spacer and the orientation treatment is performed, the uniform orientation treatment can be performed without any influence by the step or the like of the spacer, whereby a substrate or the like capable of providing a device having excellent optical performance can be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Inventors: Han Min Seo, Ji Young Hwang, Cheol Ock Song, Nam Seok Bae, Seung Heon Lee, Dong Hyun Oh, Jung Sun You
  • Patent number: 11493787
    Abstract: A projection type transparent display includes a polarization modulator and a reflective layer. The polarization modulator is stacked in sequence by a linear polarizer, a liquid crystal layer and a phase retarder. The reflective layer is stacked on the phase retarder. A projection light is incident on the linear polarizer to form a linearly polarized light. The liquid crystal layer changes a polarization direction of the linearly polarized light. Two kinds of linearly polarized projection lights with polarization directions orthogonal to each other are respectively formed and pass through the phase retarder to respectively form two kinds of circularly polarized projection lights with opposite rotation directions. A background light is incident on the reflective layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tsung-Hsien Lin, Heng-Yi Tseng, Cheng-Chang Li, Li-Min Chang, Kuan-Wu Lin
  • Patent number: 11487146
    Abstract: This disclosure provides a display panel, a manufacturing method of the display panel, and a display device. The display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate opposite to the first substrate, and a color resist layer disposed on the first substrate. The color resist layer includes a plurality of color resistances, the color resistances are divided into first color resistances, second color resistances, third color resistances, and connecting color resistances. First supporting structures and second supporting structures are disposed on the first substrate; the supporting structures includes at least one. A height of the first supporting structure is greater than a height of the second supporting structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignees: HKC CORPORATION LIMITED, CHONGQING HKC OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Junhong Cao
  • Patent number: 11487167
    Abstract: A method for fabricating a liquid crystal phase modulation device is provided. The method includes detecting thicknesses of a plurality of portions of a reference liquid crystal layer of a reference liquid crystal phase modulation sample; determining a distribution according to the thicknesses of the portions of the reference liquid crystal layer; forming a plurality of spacers over a first substrate in the determined distribution; and combining the first substrate with a second substrate and a liquid crystal layer to form the liquid crystal phase modulation device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Liqxtal Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Chih-Chan Lin, Yu-Ching Chen
  • Patent number: 11482588
    Abstract: A display device includes a first substrate having a display area and a non-display area. The first substrate includes a conductive line in the non-display area. A second substrate faces the first substrate and is spaced apart from the first substrate. A conductive layer is disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate. The conductive layer is spaced apart from the first substrate in a direction perpendicular to a top surface of the first substrate. The conductive layer at least partially overlaps the conductive line and is electrically floated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Sangjin Jeon
  • Patent number: 11480830
    Abstract: A display panel and a display device are provided. In the display panel, a plurality of main spacers and a plurality of auxiliary spacers are disposed on a side of a first substrate close to a second substrate, the second substrate further includes a plurality of first lug bosses and a plurality of second lug bosses; an orthographic projection of the main spacers on the second substrate is at least partially overlapped with an orthographic projection of a corresponding first lug boss on the second substrate; an orthographic projection of the auxiliary spacers on the second substrate is away from an orthographic projection of a corresponding second lug boss on the second substrate by a preset distance; and the distance between each of the auxiliary spacers and the corresponding second lug boss is less than a height of the first lug bosses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: Beijing BOE Technology Development Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xue Dong, Liwei Liu, Xinxing Wang, Yun Sik Im, Hyun Sic Choi, Jaegeon You, Yinglong Huang, Heecheol Kim
  • Patent number: 11454840
    Abstract: Provided are a display panel, a preparation method thereof, and a display apparatus. The display panel includes an array substrate and a color filter substrate aligned and combined into a cell. The color filter substrate includes a first base substrate and a plurality of color resist blocks arranged at intervals on the first base substrate. The array substrate includes a second base substrate and a plurality of pixel electrodes arranged at intervals on the second base substrate. The pixel electrodes are in one-to-one correspondence with the color resist blocks. The display panel includes a bending area and a non-bending area located at least on one side of the bending area. A density of the pixel electrodes in the bending area is less than that in the non-bending area, and a density of the color resist blocks in the bending area is less than that in the non-bending area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Beijing BOE Technology Development Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shulei Li, Menghua Zhao, Changhan Hsieh, Zhao Kang
  • Patent number: 11448934
    Abstract: An optical device is provided in the present application. The present application provides an optical device capable of varying transmittance, and such optical device can be used for various applications, such as eyewear, for example, sunglasses or AR (augmented reality) or VR (virtual reality) eyewear, an outer wall of a building or a sunroof for a vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Inventors: Nam Hun Kim, Seong Min Lee, Byoung Kun Jeon, Su Young Ryu, Jung Woon Kim, Young Shin Lee
  • Patent number: 11442303
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a display panel and a display device. The display panel includes: a first substrate; at least one underlaying structure, arranged on the first substrate and in a non-display region of at least one side of a display region of the display panel; and at least one supporting structure, arranged on one side, facing away from the first substrate, of the at least one underlaying structure, where an orthographic projection of the supporting structure on the first substrate is within a range of an orthographic projection of the underlaying structure on the first substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignees: Beijing BOE Display Technology Co., Ltd., BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yifu Chen, Seungmin Lee, Yanping Liao, Lei Guo, Yingying Qu, Zhe Li, Liangliang Jiang, Lifeng Lin, Lan Xin, Zhihua Sun
  • Patent number: 11428969
    Abstract: An optical display includes an optical display element including a second substrate, a first substrate facing the second substrate, a dummy region and a metal interconnection layer thereon. A first polarizing plate on an upper surface of the optical display element has a light shielding layer therein including printed patterns separated from each other. A first printed layer includes a first point at an interface between the display and non-display regions and a second point at a vertex closest to the first point. A second printed layer includes a third point at the interface and a fourth point at a vertex closes to the third point. The light shielding layer satisfies H?P/2, where H is a minimum value among a distance from the interface to the second point and a distance from the interface to the fourth point, and P is a width of the dummy region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin Woo Kim, Yoo Jin Kim, Dong Yoon Shin, Bae Wook Lee, Ji Hyun Hwang
  • Patent number: 11422413
    Abstract: Manufacturing equipment of low-temperature formed liquid crystal alignment film and panel manufacturing process thereof are provided. The manufacturing equipment includes an engraving member, a light curing agent coating member, and a light curing device. In the panel manufacturing process, the engraving member is applied for engraving an alignment pattern on a surface of a prepared substrate. Next, the light curing agent coating member coats the light curing agent on the surface of the substrate having the alignment pattern thereon. Then, the light curing device is applied for light curing the light curing agent, so as to form a crystal alignment film having a texture of the alignment pattern. Finally, liquid crystal is injected between two substrates having the liquid crystal alignment film and encapsulating the structure to form a panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: MAT.W GLOBAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tzu-Lan Hsu, Yu-Ting Pen
  • Patent number: 11409167
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display comprising a first substrate, a second substrate opposed the first substrate, a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate, a light-shielding layer including a first light-shield formed along a first direction and a second light-shield formed along a second direction and crossing the first light-shield, and a spacer which maintains a gap between the first substrate and the second substrate, the spacer overlapping a crossing region where the first light-shield and the second light-shield cross each other and including an exposed region outside the light-shielding layer in a planar view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Masaya Tamaki
  • Patent number: 11404489
    Abstract: A display substrate, a manufacturing method thereof and a display device are provided. The display substrate includes: a driver circuit layer, a planarization layer and light-emitting units, each light-emitting unit includes an anode, a cathode and an organic light emitting layer located between the anode and the cathode, and the anode is connected to a driving electrode of the driver circuit layer through a via hole in the planarization layer. The organic light emitting layer includes: at least one pixel repetition unit, each pixel repetition unit includes multiple pixels, and each pixel includes multiple sub-pixels with different colors. Via holes in the planarization layer that correspond to same colored sub-pixels of at least two pixels in the same pixel repetition unit have different via hole positions, the via hole position being a relative position of a projection of a via hole in the planarization layer within corresponding sub-pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhao Li, Hong Zhu
  • Patent number: 11381004
    Abstract: An apparatus for exchanging liquid crystal (LC) between two areas of an antenna array in an antenna and method for using the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, the antenna comprises an antenna element array formed using portions of first and second substrates with a liquid crystal (LC) therebetween, and a structure between the first and second substrates and in an area outside of, and at an outer periphery of, the antenna element array to collect LC from an area between the first and second substrates forming the RF antenna elements due to LC expansion and to provide LC to the area between the first and second substrates forming the RF antenna elements due to LC contraction, the structure having a plurality of support spacers between the first and second substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: KYMETA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Steven Howard Linn, Felix Chen
  • Patent number: 11359431
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a pillar supply sheet is a method for manufacturing a pillar supply sheet including a plurality of pillars, a carrier sheet, and an adhesion layer between each of the pillars and the carrier sheet, the method including a pillar forming step. The pillar forming step is a step of forming the plurality of pillars by subjecting the base member to an etching process or a laser irradiation process and removing an unnecessary portion from the base member after the process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Abe, Eiichi Uriu, Kazuya Hasegawa, Masataka Nonaka, Haruhiko Ishikawa, Tasuku Ishibashi, Takeshi Shimizu
  • Patent number: 11353755
    Abstract: A display device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present inventive concept includes: a first substrate including a display area and a non-display area; a second substrate overlapping the first substrate; a sealant disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; and a stacked body disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, disposed on an outermost edge of the non-display area, and disposed spaced apart from the sealant, wherein the stacked body includes a column spacer and a color filter stacked body in which at least two color filters are stacked.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Inventors: Sae Ron Park, Jin Suek Kim, Sang Woo Kang, Eung Gyu Lee
  • Patent number: 11327369
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes a first substrate including a layered body including a plurality of insulating layers, and a pixel electrode disposed at the layered body, a second substrate including a common electrode, an electro-optical layer disposed between the pixel electrode and the common electrode, the electro-optical layer having optical characteristics varying according to an electric field, a spacer coupled to the first substrate, the spacer defining a distance between the pixel electrode and the common electrode, in which the spacer has a first portion overlapping with the pixel electrode when viewed in a thickness direction of the first substrate, and a second portion not overlapping with the pixel electrode when viewed in the thickness direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Satoshi Ito
  • Patent number: 11320867
    Abstract: A glass protective film assembly for covering a curved surface which protects a display area of a portable device, including a flat display area and a curved display area. The glass protective film assembly for covering the curved surface includes a glass film member having a flat area portion corresponding to the flat display area and a curved area portion corresponding to the curved display area and an adhesive layer adhering the entire area of the lower surface of the glass film member to the display area of the portable display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Whitestone Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chanhyun Park, In Su Yoon, Jae Yong Jeong
  • Patent number: 11287708
    Abstract: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel comprising a color film substrate, a thin film transistor substrate, and a photo spacer. Wherein the photo spacer is disposed on the color film substrate or/and the thin film transistor substrate. The color film substrate or/and the thin film transistor substrate are provided with a recess. At least a portion of the photo spacer disposed on one of the color filter substrate and the thin film transistor substrate and the recess disposed on the other of the color filter substrate and the thin film transistor substrate are nested.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Wuhan Ching Star Optoelectronies Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Qipei Zhang, Yun Yu
  • Patent number: 11281037
    Abstract: The invention relates to a display device having an integrated, optically operating proximity sensor system (30) for detecting an object present within an observation space in front of the display device, such as a hand a finger of a hand of a person. The display device is provided with a display unit (22), which has a front side having an information-displaying display surface (20) and having an edge region (18), which adjoins said display surface and is not used for the display of information, and a rear side. The display device also has a proximity sensor system (30) having at least one transmitter (32) for emitting sensor radiation toward the observation space and having at least one receiver (34) for receiving sensor radiation reflected from the observation space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: Behr-Hella Thermocontrol GmbH
    Inventors: RĂ¼diger Schmidt, Tobias Schwab, Tomasz Tarnowski
  • Patent number: 11278900
    Abstract: Microperturbation fluidic assembly systems and methods are provided for the fabrication of emissive panels. The method provides an emissive substrate with a top surface patterned to form an array of wells. A liquid suspension is formed over the emissive substrate top surface, comprising a first liquid and emissive elements. Using an array of micropores, a perturbation medium, which optionally includes emissive elements, is injected into the liquid suspension. The perturbation medium may be the first liquid, a second liquid, or a gas. A laminar flow is created in the liquid suspension along the top surface of the emissive substrate in response to the perturbation medium, and emissive elements are captured in the wells. The ejection of the perturbation medium can also be used to control the thickness of the liquid suspension overlying the top surface of the emissive substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: eLux, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenji Sasaki, Shu-han Yu, Paul J. Schuele
  • Patent number: 11281053
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a display panel, a display substrate, and a manufacturing method thereof. The display substrate comprises a substrate, a first planar layer, and a BPS light-shielding layer. Wherein the BPS light-shielding layer is made of a composite material including polydopamine and graphene oxide, which can strengthen a binding force between the BPS light-shielding layer and the first planar layer and improve light-shielding effect of the BPS light-shielding layer. The manufacturing method of the display substrate is simple, and making liquid crystals uniformly filled, thereby improving display quality of panels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: TCL CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Zhiming Xu
  • Patent number: 11277930
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a display substrate and a display substrate motherboard. The method of manufacturing the display substrate includes: providing a base substrate including a first main surface and a second main surface opposite to each other and divided into at least one active region and a dummy region located around the active region; forming a magnetic layer on at least one of the first main surface within the dummy region and the second main surface; and forming an element layer on the first main surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., CHENGDU BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., TLD.
    Inventors: Zhongying Yang, Jianpeng Wu
  • Patent number: 11269221
    Abstract: A display panel is provided. The display panel includes a first substrate; a second substrate; a liquid crystal layer, arranged between the first substrate and the second substrate; and a color resistance layer, formed on the first substrate or the second substrate, where a spacing unit is formed on a side, close to the second substrate, of the first substrate, and the spacing unit includes at least one first-type spacing unit and at least one second-type spacing unit; a shading layer is arranged on a side, close to the first substrate, of the second substrate, and the shading layer includes a shading area and an open area; and the shading area is positioned on the first-type spacing unit, and the open area is positioned on the second-type spacing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: HKC CORPORATION LIMITED
    Inventor: Beizhou Huang
  • Patent number: 11256145
    Abstract: A flat panel display is provided. The flat panel display comprises: two substrates disposed opposite each other, a display medium disposed between the substrates, and a photo spacer region where a plurality layout units are distributed, and the layout units are disposed between the substrates. An area of one of the layout units at a central portion of the substrate is larger than an area of another layout unit at a peripheral portion of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: HKC CORPORATION LIMITED
    Inventor: JianFeng Shan
  • Patent number: 11249349
    Abstract: A liquid crystal (LC) device comprising a stack of at least first and second LC cells in optical series, each of the first and second LC cells comprising two half-cells and LC material contained in a space at least partially defined by spacer structures forming an integral part of one or both half-cells; wherein the arrangement within an active area of the device of the spacer structures in one of the first and second LC cells is different to the arrangement within the active area of the device of the spacer structures in the other of the first and second LC cells; and wherein the difference between the two arrangements comprises an ordered aspect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: Flexenable Limited
    Inventors: Barry Wild, William Reeves
  • Patent number: 11249358
    Abstract: A display device according to an embodiment includes: a substrate; and a plurality of pixels, the plurality of pixels including a first pixel, a second pixel and a third pixel. Each of the plurality of pixels including a gate line extends in a first direction; a first transistor and a second transistor connected with the gate line; a pixel electrode that includes a first subpixel electrode and a second subpixel electrode; a first bridge that connects the first subpixel electrode and the first transistor; and a second bridge that connects the second subpixel electrode and the second transistor. At least one of the second pixel and the third pixel includes a light blocking pattern that overlaps at least one of the first transistor and the second transistor. The first bridge and the second bridge do not overlap or cross the light blocking pattern in a plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Inventors: Dong Lim Kim, Je Hyeong Park, Kyoung-Jun Kim, Yu-Jin Kim, Chang Young Kim, Ji Hyun Min, Min Hee Son, Hyoung Wook Song, Chan Young Lim
  • Patent number: 11243425
    Abstract: A display substrate includes a base substrate, a color filter layer, a black matrix and a passivation layer. The color filter layer, the black matrix and the passivation layer are arranged on the base substrate, the color filter layer includes: a plurality of color filter units; a plurality of white filter unit formed by a blank area; a black matrix disposed between the color filter unit and the white filter unit; and a pad layer arranged in the blank area, an orthogonality projection of the pad layer on the base substrate being located in an orthogonality projection of the blank area on the base substrate, and smaller than the orthogonality projection of the blank area on the base substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignees: BEIJING BOE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jingjing Jiang, Dong Wang, Yongzhi Song, Jiyu Wan
  • Patent number: 11231607
    Abstract: The present invention provides a display panel laminate structure and its manufacturing method. The display panel laminate structure includes a liquid crystal panel, a first support layer, a cover plate, a second support layer, and a sealant layer. The first support layer includes a first hollow portion, and a first medium is positioned in the first hollow portion. The second support layer includes a second hollow portion, and a second medium is positioned in the second hollow portion. A refractive index of the first medium and a refractive index of the second medium are both smaller than a refractive index of the sealant layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Inventor: Chingyuan Chen
  • Patent number: 11227907
    Abstract: A display apparatus has an enlarged display area so that an image can be displayed in a sensor area. The display apparatus includes: a first base layer that includes a display area that includes a plurality of main pixels and a sensor area that includes a plurality of auxiliary pixels and a transmission portion; a conductive layer positioned on the first base layer and that corresponds to the plurality of auxiliary pixels; and a second base layer positioned on the first base layer with the conductive layer positioned between the second base layer and the first base layer. A resolution of an image displayed by the sensor area is lower than a resolution of an image displayed by the display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Injun Bae, Chulho Kim, Yunhwan Park, Woori Seo, Dongbum Lee, Jin Jeon
  • Patent number: 11226515
    Abstract: A display panel and a display device are provided by this disclosure. The display panel comprises an imaging area and a main display area surrounding the imaging area, wherein the imaging area comprises a LED lamp plate, a light controlling layer disposed on the LED lamp plate, a diffusion layer disposed on the LED lamp plate, a liquid crystal structural layer disposed on the light controlling layer, and a groove extending from the LED lamp plate to a surface of the liquid crystal structural layer close to the diffusion layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yong Yang
  • Patent number: 11204525
    Abstract: This application discloses a display panel and a display device, the display panel including: a first substrate; a second substrate; and a second common electrode, disposed on the second substrate, where the second common electrode includes an enlarging part, and the display panel includes a support part disposed corresponding to the enlarging part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignees: CHONGQING HKC OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., HKC CORPORATION LIMITED
    Inventor: Chunhui Yang
  • Patent number: 11194186
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a display panel and a display device including the display panel, the display panel including a first substrate and a second substrate disposed opposite to each other, wherein at least one restriction region is formed in a peripheral area of the first substrate by a wiring pattern, and one or more spacers are provided on the second substrate corresponding to the restriction region, and the spacers form restriction with the wiring pattern in at least one direction parallel to the substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yong Hu, Yong Qiao
  • Patent number: 11175552
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device includes: a first substrate; a second substrate facing the first substrate; a display region in which a plurality of pixels are provided; a peripheral region positioned between an edge of the first substrate and the display region; a plurality of scanning lines extending in a first direction; a plurality of signal lines extending in a second direction; a plurality of terminals arranged in the first direction in the peripheral region of the first substrate; a plurality of connection lines that connect the terminals and the signal lines; a plurality of spacers provided between the first substrate and the second substrate in a direction perpendicular to the first substrate; and a plurality of dummy electrodes separated from the connection lines in planar view and provided between the first substrate and the spacers in the direction perpendicular to the first substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Keita Sasanuma, Masaki Kajiyama, Kengo Shiragami, Naoyuki Obinata
  • Patent number: 11156880
    Abstract: The present invention provides a display panel and a display device. Within a bezel region, the display panel includes a first substrate and a second substrate arranged corresponding to each other. A protrusion is placed on a first surface of the first substrate, which faces the second substrate. The display panel also includes a sealing adhesive filled in a gap between the first substrate and the second substrate. Because of the protrusion, a contact area between the first substrate and the sealing adhesive is increased, a longer path for entry of moisture is created, and the display panel, such as a liquid crystal display, has a better waterproofing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Inventor: Xiaohui Nie
  • Patent number: 11106093
    Abstract: An electronic modulating device is provided. The electronic modulating device includes a first substrate. The first substrate includes a first portion and a second portion. The electronic modulating device also includes a second substrate disposed opposite to the first substrate. The electronic modulating device further includes at least one working device disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, wherein the working device overlaps the first portion and does not overlap the second portion. In addition, the electronic modulating device includes a first adjustment unit disposed between the first portion of the first substrate and the second substrate. The first adjustment unit has a first elastic coefficient. The electronic modulating device also includes second adjustment unit disposed between the second portion of the first substrate and the second substrate. The second adjustment unit has a second elastic coefficient that is greater than the first elastic coefficient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: INNOLUX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tang-Chin Hung, Zhi-Fu Huang
  • Patent number: 11099416
    Abstract: An LCD display panel with increased screen-to-body ratio includes first and second substrates with a liquid crystal layer disposed between them. The first substrate includes a display portion and at least two edge portions. The second substrate includes a support portion, two extended portions, and a second extended portion. A size of the support portion is same as a size of the display portion. Each first extended portion corresponds to one edge portion. The second extended portion is extended from a side of the support portion and is bent away from the first substrate. Part of the second extended portion is disposed below the display portion, and the electronic elements to drive the display are disposed on surface of the second extended portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: I-Min Lu, Kuo-Sheng Lee
  • Patent number: 11090906
    Abstract: To provide an apparatus such as an image display device with which extrusion of a curing resin from a prescribed place can be prevented and display failure and contamination of surroundings do not occur. A molding member exhibiting liquid repellency is disposed in an outer circumference part of the surface of a cover plate, a light-shielding part, and a base unit to be the laminating surfaces to prevent extrusion of the curing resin used for lamination and to improve generation of display failures and contamination of surroundings which may be caused by assembling failures of the apparatus such as the image display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: TIANMA MICROELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hitoshi Yoshida
  • Patent number: 11094912
    Abstract: A flexible display apparatus includes a substrate, a thin film encapsulation layer, a plurality of spacers, and at least one layer of a blocking dam in the non-display region. The substrate includes a display region having a plurality of pixels and a non-display region adjacent to the display region. The thin film encapsulation layer is over the substrate. The spacers are between the substrate and the thin film encapsulation layer and are arranged around a pixel region. A different arrangement of spacers are in a center region and an edge region of the display region. The different arrangement may correspond to at least one of a size and a number of the spacers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Sungun Park
  • Patent number: 11092838
    Abstract: A display panel includes a first substrate, an electrode layer, and a display medium layer. The electrode layer is disposed on the first substrate. The display medium layer is disposed on the electrode layer and includes a filler and liquid crystal capsules. The liquid crystal capsules are distributed in the filler, and the filler has a birefringence difference ?n in a range from 0.02 to 0.175.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Liang-Yin Huang, Chih-Hao Chen, Min-Zi Hong, Seok-Lyul Lee
  • Patent number: 11067858
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and a liquid crystal layer. The first substrate includes a plurality of first spacers protruding toward the liquid crystal layer, and the second substrate includes, on a surface closer to the liquid crystal layer, an alignment film, a plurality of second spacers in contact with the plurality of first spacers, and a plurality of pedestal films facing the plurality of first spacers. A height of the plurality of second spacers is greater than a height of the plurality of pedestal films, and the plurality of pedestal films include a first pedestal film having a smaller area than an area of each of the plurality of second spacers, and a second pedestal film having a planar pattern that is longer, as a whole, than a planar pattern of the first pedestal film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yukio Kurozumi
  • Patent number: 11048126
    Abstract: A flat panel display is provided. The flat panel display comprises: two substrates disposed opposite to each other, a display medium disposed between the substrates, and a photo spacer region, wherein a plurality of layout units are distributed on the photo spacer region, and the layout units are disposed between the substrates. The layout units comprise a plurality of layout subunits disposed in rows and columns, and in one of the layout units, a portion of the layout subunits is provided with at least one photo spacer, and one of the columns or one of the rows of layout subunits is provided without the photo spacer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: HKC CORPORATION LIMITED
    Inventor: JianFeng Shan