In Active Matrix With Separate Dedicated Capacitor Line Patents (Class 349/39)
  • Patent number: 11221524
    Abstract: The present application discloses an array substrate, a display panel and a display device. The array substrate comprises: a plurality of data lines and a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of pixel units defined by the plurality of data lines and the plurality of gate lines, each pixel unit comprising a first pixel electrode, a second pixel electrode, and at least three thin film transistors, the pixel unit further comprising: a charge-discharge element, the charge-discharge element and a third thin film transistor in the at least three thin film transistors charging and discharging the pixel unit such that the pixel unit forms a first voltage region and a second voltage region with different voltages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenbo Li, Xinyin Wu, Pan Li, Hongfei Cheng, Jianbo Xian
  • Patent number: 11194202
    Abstract: A substrate for a display device includes image lines arranged in a first direction, scanning lines arranged in a second direction intersecting the first direction, pixel electrodes arranged in the first direction and the second direction, a first switching element, and a second switching element. Each of the pixel electrodes has an elongated shape extending in the first direction. The first switching element is connected to one of two scanning lines sandwiching the pixel electrodes, one of the pixel electrodes located at an even-numbered position from an end in the first direction, and one of the image lines adjacent to the even-numbered pixel electrode. The second switching element is connected to the other scanning line, one of the pixel electrodes located at an odd-numbered position from the end in the first direction, and one of the image lines adjacent to the odd-numbered pixel electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Masakatsu Tominaga
  • Patent number: 11177335
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a display area and a peripheral area disposed outside of the display area. The display area includes a plurality of pixels. The display device further includes an inorganic insulating layer disposed in the display area. The inorganic insulating layer includes a groove disposed in a region between the plurality of pixels. The display device further includes an organic material layer filling the groove, a first connection wiring, and a second connection wiring. The first connection wiring is disposed on the organic material layer, overlaps the plurality of pixels, and extends in a second direction. The second connection wiring is insulated from the first connection wiring, and extends in a first direction that crosses the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Juchan Park, Sunho Kim, Younggug Seol, Sunhee Lee, Joosun Yoon, Jonghyuk Lee, Jonghyun Choi
  • Patent number: 11143922
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a substrate, a switching element provided on the substrate and including a relay electrode, a first electrode provided further away from the substrate than the switching element, a first insulating film provided on the first electrode and having a first thickness, a second electrode provided on the first insulating film, a second insulating film provided on the second electrode and having a second thickness and a third electrode provided on the second insulating film and supplied with a same potential as that of the first electrode. The second thickness is greater than the first thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Ozeki, Seiji Uejima, Nobutaka Ozaki
  • Patent number: 11139322
    Abstract: A semiconductor device with high aperture ratio is provided. The semiconductor device includes a transistor and a capacitor having a pair of electrodes. An oxide semiconductor layer formed over the same insulating surface is used for a channel formation region of the transistor and one of the electrodes of the capacitor. The other electrode of the capacitor is a transparent conductive film. One electrode of the capacitor is electrically connected to a wiring formed over the insulating surface over which a source electrode or a drain electrode of the transistor is provided, and the other electrode of the capacitor is electrically connected to one of the source electrode and the drain electrode of the transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yuta Endo
  • Patent number: 11048122
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display panel and a liquid crystal display device are provided. The liquid crystal display panel comprises a liquid crystal layer containing reactive monomers, a backlight layer disposed on a side of the liquid crystal layer and used to emit backlight to the liquid crystal layer, and a light conversion film layer disposed between the backlight layer and the liquid crystal layer and used to absorb ultraviolet light in the backlight. The present disclosure can improve the display quality of liquid crystal display panels by the above method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: TCL CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Qian Li
  • Patent number: 11018262
    Abstract: A field-effect transistor including: a gate electrode, which is configured to apply gate voltage; a source electrode and a drain electrode, which are configured to take electric current out; an active layer, which is disposed between the source electrode and the drain electrode and is formed of an oxide semiconductor; and a gate insulating layer, which is disposed between the gate electrode and the active layer, the source electrode and the drain electrode each including a metal region formed of a metal and an oxide region formed of one or more metal oxides, and a part of the oxide region in each of the source electrode and the drain electrode being in contact with the active layer, and rest of the oxide region being in contact with one or more components other than the active layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Minehide Kusayanagi, Naoyuki Ueda, Yuki Nakamura, Yukiko Abe, Shinji Matsumoto, Yuji Sone, Ryoichi Saotome, Sadanori Arae
  • Patent number: 10984757
    Abstract: To improve the display quality of a display device. To provide a method of correcting image data input to the display device. To provide a novel image correction method or an image correction system. Machine learning for a neural network correcting image data input to the display device is performed by the following method: second image data based on an image that is displayed on the display device by input of first image data to the display device is obtained; third image data is generated by obtaining a difference between the first image data and the second image data; fourth image data is generated by adding the first image data and the third image data; and a weight coefficient is updated so that output data obtained by input of the first image data to the neural network is close to the fourth image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yuki Okamoto
  • Patent number: 10986329
    Abstract: Discussed is an autostereoscopic three-dimensional (3D) display including: a display panel having a plurality of pixels and an aperture area disposed at each pixel; a lens film disposed on a front surface of the display panel and having a plurality of lenticular lens, the lenticular lenses having a slanted angle and continuously arrayed in a lateral direction, and the aperture area having at least two sub-aperture areas; a central black strip disposed between two sub-aperture areas; and side black strips disposed at a left, side and a right side of the aperture area, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Byungjoo Lee, Seounguk Heo, Juhoon Jang, Youyong Jin, Wonsik Lee
  • Patent number: 10964729
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device with high aperture ratio is provided. The liquid crystal display device includes a first conductive layer, a second conductive layer, and a liquid crystal element where a liquid crystal layer is positioned between a third conductive layer and a fourth conductive layer. The first to fourth conductive layers transmit visible light and include a region where the first to fourth conductive layers overlap with each other. The second conductive layer is positioned between the first conductive layer and the third conductive layer. An insulating layer is positioned between the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer. An insulating layer is positioned between the second conductive layer and the third conductive layer. Therefore, two capacitors each including the second conductive layer as an electrode are stacked. The two capacitors transmit light and overlap with the liquid crystal element; thus, aperture ratio can be increased.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Hideaki Shishido
  • Patent number: 10923068
    Abstract: A display device and a display driving circuit with electromagnetic interference suppression capability are provided. The display device includes a substrate, an active matrix, a display driver and a thin-film transistor (TFT) conditioning circuit. The active matrix disposed on the substrate includes multiple data lines, multiple gate lines and multiple pixels. The data lines intersect with the gate lines. The pixels are coupled to intersections of the data lines and the gate lines. The display driver disposed on the substrate generates signals for driving the data lines and/or the gate lines in response to a conditioned serial data clock. The TFT conditioning circuit disposed on the substrate is coupled to the display driver. The TFT conditioning circuit includes one or more TFTs, and attenuates an amplitude of a serial data clock in response to a predetermined gate bias to provide the conditioned serial data clock to the display driver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: E INK HOLDINGS INC.
    Inventors: Xue-Hung Tsai, Wei-Tsung Chen, Yu-Lin Wang, Po-Hsin Lin
  • Patent number: 10910462
    Abstract: A display substrate, a method for manufacturing the same and a display device are provided. The display substrate includes a base substrate, first electrodes above the base substrate, and a light emitting layer disposed at a side of the first electrodes distal from the base substrate, the display substrate further includes signal lines extending in a first direction and fuse wires extending in a second direction, each fuse wire has a fusing point higher than that of the light emitting layer, the fuse wires are located at a side of the light emitting layer proximal to the base substrate and in contact with the light emitting layer, each fuse wire is electrically coupled to at least two signal lines, and an orthographic projection of at least one first electrode on the base substrate is located between orthographic projections of the at least two signal lines on the base substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignees: HEFEI XINSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sheng Zhu, Zhengyuan Zhang, Peng Sui, Can Yuan, Haitao Gong, Qingqiao Jia, Fei Liu, Xi Chen
  • Patent number: 10877342
    Abstract: Provided is a display device in which variation in white balance is suppressed even if wiring lines are arranged in pixels. The display device includes: gate lines; source lines 15S; drive elements connected to the gate lines and the source lines 15S; pixel electrodes connected to the drive elements; and color filters provided corresponding to the pixel electrodes. The pixel electrodes are provided in one-to-one correspondence with subpixels, and a plurality of subpixels 18R, 18G, and 18B constitute one pixel. The display device further includes wiring lines L provided in a pixel region so as to extend along either the gate lines or the source lines. At least some of the wiring lines L are arranged in pixel aperture regions of the subpixels 18. The arrangement pitch P1 of the wiring lines L is larger than the pixel pitch (3×Sa).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kohhei Tanaka, Ryo Yonebayashi, Keisuke Yoshida, Takayuki Nishiyama, Tokihiro Yokono
  • Patent number: 10840269
    Abstract: A semiconductor device provided in a pixel circuit of a display device includes, in order from a lower side: a substrate; an LTPS layer; a first gate insulating layer; a first metal layer; a first flattened layer; a second gate insulating layer; an oxide semiconductor layer; a second metal layer; a passivation layer; and a third metal layer. The gate electrode layer of an LTPS-TFT and the gate electrode of an oxide semiconductor TFT are formed by the first metal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tohru Okabe, Tetsunori Tanaka, Takeshi Yaneda
  • Patent number: 10775660
    Abstract: Provided is a touch-panel-equipped display device that can improve the touch sensing accuracy, without decreases in the display quality, and a method for producing the same. A touch-panel-equipped display device includes an active matrix substrate 1. The active matrix substrate 1 includes a plurality of pixel electrodes 31; a plurality of counter electrodes 21 forming capacitors between the same and the pixel electrodes 31; a plurality of touch detection lines 22; a first insulating layer 461; and a second insulating layer 462. The touch detection lines 22 are connected with any of the counter electrodes 21, and supply a driving signal for touch detection to the counter electrodes 21 connected therewith. Between each pixel electrode 31 and the corresponding one of the counter electrodes 21, the second insulating layer 462 is arranged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshihito Hara, Masaki Maeda, Masakatsu Tominaga, Isao Ogasawara, Kuniko Maeno, Shingo Kamitani, Yasuhiro Mimura, Satoshi Horiuchi, Yoshihiro Asai
  • Patent number: 10777580
    Abstract: A display panel is disclosed. The display panel includes a first substrate, a light shielding layer and a color block. The first substrate has a first surface with a first edge and a second edge, and the second edge is connected to the first edge. The second edge substantially extends along a first direction. The light shielding layer is disposed on the first surface and includes a plurality of openings. The color block closest to the second edge is disposed on the light shielding layer and extending along the first direction. The color block does not overlap the plurality of openings. Wherein the color block has a third edge which is closest to the second edge, and the third edge is not aligned evenly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: INNOLUX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hsu-Kuan Hsu, Hsia-Ching Chu, Chien-Hung Chen, Kuei-Ling Liu, Mei-Chun Shih
  • Patent number: 10747067
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a substrate, a switching element provided on the substrate and including a relay electrode, a first electrode provided further away from the substrate than the switching element, a first insulating film provided on the first electrode and having a first thickness, a second electrode provided on the first insulating film, a second insulating film provided on the second electrode and having a second thickness and a third electrode provided on the second insulating film and supplied with a same potential as that of the first electrode. The second thickness is greater than the first thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Ozeki, Seiji Uejima, Nobutaka Ozaki
  • Patent number: 10706353
    Abstract: An integrated circuit includes a data storage circuit, a weight storage circuit, and an operation circuit. The data storage circuit stores, according to a preset control instruction, gray-scale value data of an image in a first preset time period; the weight storage circuit stores a data weight corresponding to the gray-scale value data in the first preset time period; the operation circuit carries out an operation on the gray-scale value data and the data weight in the first preset time period and outputs first data; the data storage circuit further stores the first data according to the preset control instruction in a second preset time period; the weight storage circuit further stores the data weight corresponding to the first data in the second preset time period; the operation circuit carries out an operation on the first data and the data weight in the second time period and outputs second data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: SHENZHEN INTELLIFUSION TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Wen Jiang
  • Patent number: 10620492
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method for manufacturing an array substrate, an array substrate and a display device. The method includes: disposing, on a substrate, a plurality of thin film transistors arranged in an array; depositing a first transparent electrode layer on the substrate and processing the first transparent electrode layer by using a first pattern process, so as to form a plurality of first electrodes connected with drains of the film transistors, and a connecting electrode connecting adjacent ones of the first electrodes; disposing a functional structure on a side of the first transparent electrode layer that is away from the substrate; and processing the connecting electrode by using a second pattern process and disconnecting the connecting electrode, so as to form a convex connection on an edge of the first electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., CHENGDU BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Lei Su, Xiaofei Yang, Xu Liu, Xinghua Li
  • Patent number: 10585319
    Abstract: A display device with less light leakage and excellent contrast is provided. A display device having a high aperture ratio and including a large-capacitance capacitor is provided. A display device in which wiring delay due to parasitic capacitance is reduced is provided. A display device includes a transistor over a substrate, a pixel electrode connected to the transistor, a signal line electrically connected to the transistor, a scan line electrically connected to the transistor and intersecting with the signal line, and a common electrode overlapping with the pixel electrode and the signal line with an insulating film provided therebetween. The common electrode includes stripe regions extending in a direction intersecting with the signal line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryo Hatsumi, Daisuke Kubota, Hiroyuki Miyake
  • Patent number: 10571757
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes a first insulation substrate, a gate line, a data line configured to cross the gate line while being insulated therefrom, a thin film transistor connected to the gate line and the data line, a pixel electrode configured to include a first subpixel electrode connected to the thin film transistor and a second subpixel electrode, a second insulation substrate configured to face the first insulation substrate, a common electrode disposed on the second insulation substrate, and a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first insulation substrate and the second insulation substrate to include a plurality of liquid crystal molecules, where each of the first subpixel electrode and the second subpixel electrode includes a unit pixel electrode including a plurality of minute branches that is extended from a horizontal stem and a vertical stem.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Su Wan Woo, Min Wook Park, Young Goo Song, Ki Chul Shin
  • Patent number: 10559235
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including: a first pixel including three sub-pixels for displaying three primary colors respectively; and a second pixel including three sub-pixels for displaying two colors selected among the three primary colors and a predetermined color other than the three primary colors, wherein, in the first pixel, the size of the display surface of a sub-pixel for displaying a specific color included in the three primary colors as a specific color missing from the second pixel is larger than each of the sizes of the display surfaces of the two other sub-pixels for displaying the two other primary colors respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Matsui, Akira Sakaigawa, Masaaki Kabe, Kenta Seki
  • Patent number: 10553616
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an array substrate and a method of manufacturing the same. The array substrate includes a substrate, a buffer layer, an active layer, a gate insulating layer with a second via hole, a gate, an interlayer insulating layer with a first via hole, a source electrode contacting the active layer through the first and second via holes, a planarization layer with a third via hole, a common electrode with a fourth via hole and a passivation layer sequentially disposed on the substrate, and a pixel electrode disposed on the passivation layer contacts the active layer through a fifth via hole passing through the fourth and third via holes, the interlayer insulating layer, and the gate insulating layer. According to present disclosure, static electricity generated in manufacturing is effectively prevented from being transferred to the active layer to cause Electro-Static discharge, which further improves the product quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Zhandong Zhang
  • Patent number: 10539841
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes a first insulation substrate, a gate line, a data line configured to cross the gate line while being insulated therefrom, a thin film transistor connected to the gate line and the data line, a pixel electrode configured to include a first subpixel electrode connected to the thin film transistor and a second subpixel electrode, a second insulation substrate configured to face the first insulation substrate, a common electrode disposed on the second insulation substrate, and a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first insulation substrate and the second insulation substrate to include a plurality of liquid crystal molecules, where each of the first subpixel electrode and the second subpixel electrode includes a unit pixel electrode including a plurality of minute branches that is extended from a horizontal stem and a vertical stem.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Su Wan Woo, Min Wook Park, Young Goo Song, Ki Chul Shin
  • Patent number: 10522098
    Abstract: A reflective color electrophoresis display device includes a plurality of sub-pixel structures, and each of the sub-pixel structures includes a columnar body, an electronic ink layer, two electrodes and a rotation control unit. The columnar body includes at least one spacer radially disposed to divide the columnar body into at least two portions. The electronic ink layer is disposed over one of the at least two portions of the columnar body, and the electronic ink layer contains two different color particles. The two electrodes electrically connect the electronic ink layer to control movement of the two different color particles. The rotation control unit is configured to control rotation of the columnar body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: E Ink Holdings Inc.
    Inventors: Po-Yuan Lo, Tai-Yuan Lee
  • Patent number: 10522568
    Abstract: It is an object to manufacture and provide a highly reliable display device including a thin film transistor with a high aperture ratio which has stable electric characteristics. In a manufacturing method of a semiconductor device having a thin film transistor in which a semiconductor layer including a channel formation region is formed using an oxide semiconductor film, a heat treatment for reducing moisture and the like which are impurities and for improving the purity of the oxide semiconductor film (a heat treatment for dehydration or dehydrogenation) is performed. Further, an aperture ratio is improved by forming a gate electrode layer, a source electrode layer, and a drain electrode layer using conductive films having light transmitting properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Masayuki Sakakura
  • Patent number: 10481487
    Abstract: A mask is provided for fabrication of a common electrode on an array substrate and includes a central portion, a first portion, and a second portion. The first portion is connected to the central portion and extends in a first direction. The second portion is connected to the central portion and extends in a second direction. The first direction and the second direction intersect each other. A first notch is formed in an interfacing site of the first portion and the central portion. A second notch is formed in an interfacing site of the second portion and the central portion. The second notch is connected to and in communication with the first notch to collectively form a first recessed zone. The mask helps reduce the potential risk of displaying defects appearing in a liquid crystal display panel using the array substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Liyang An, Xiangyang Xu
  • Patent number: 10483294
    Abstract: An array substrate, a manufacturing method thereof and a display device are disclosed. The array substrate comprises a gate electrode layer, an active layer and a source-drain electrode layer that are disposed on a substrate. The substrate comprises a storage capacitance region thereon II. In the storage capacitance region II, projections of the gate electrode layer and the active layer on the substrate are at least partially overlapped, and projections of the active layer and the source-drain electrode layer on the substrate are at least partially overlapped. The array substrate can effectively increase the storage capacitance without increasing an area occupied by the storage capacitance region, which is advantageously to reduce a pixel area and increase PPI.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xiaodi Liu, Gang Wang
  • Patent number: 10453986
    Abstract: Solar cells are manufactured from P-type doped monocrystalline or polycrystalline silicon ingots by sawing wafers and applying an N-type doping. The wafers can be improved by etching them, especially in a plasma assisted process, with fluorine, carbonyl fluoride, SF6 or NF3. Hereby, the surface is roughened so that the degree of light reflection is reduced, cracks caused from the sawing operation are prevented from proliferation, and glass-like phosphorus-containing oxide coatings caused by phosphorus doping are removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: SOLVAY FLUOR GMBH
    Inventor: Marcello Riva
  • Patent number: 10446633
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a transparent OLED display and a manufacturing method thereof. The manufacturing method of the transparent OLED display forms an active layer and a first storage capacitor electrode in the same process. The first storage capacitor electrode is made of the transparent metal oxide semiconductor material. A second storage capacitor electrode is manufactured by two photolithography processes so the second storage capacitor electrode is made of only a transparent conductive oxide material. A storage capacitor region where the first storage capacitor electrode and the second storage capacitor electrode are located is a transparent region. Thus, light transmittance and transparent display effect of the transparent OLED display is enhanced. Further, a terminal located in a peripheral region is formed and only made of the transparent conductive oxide material to prevent it from being corroded by water and oxygen. It enhances service life of the transparent OLED display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS SEMICONDUCTOR DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhaosong Liu, Jangsoon Im
  • Patent number: 10437119
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes: a first display panel; and a second display panel opposing to the first display panel. Each of the first and second display panel includes a plurality of source lines, a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of thin film transistors, and a plurality of pixel electrodes electrically connected to corresponding one of the thin film transistors. In a second display panel, at least two thin film transistors are electrically connected to a same second source line and a same second gate line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ikuko Mori, Teruhisa Nakagawa, Kazuhiko Tsuda, Katsuji Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10409117
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: a first substrate; and pixel electrodes disposed on the first substrate, each of the pixel electrodes including: a stem including a first stem and a second stem perpendicularly crossing each other; and a plurality of branch electrodes extending from the stem, wherein one of the first stem of and the second stem of each pixel electrode has a different width corresponding to a location of pixel electrodes on the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Dispiay Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sun Hwa Lee, Kwang-Chul Jung, Mee-Hye Jung
  • Patent number: 10381454
    Abstract: Embodiments of the disclosure generally provide methods of forming a capacitor with high capacitance and low leakage as well as a good interface control for thin film transistor (TFT) applications. In one embodiment, a thin film transistor structure includes a capacitor formed in a thin film transistor device. The capacitor further includes a common electrode disposed on a substrate, a dielectric layer formed on the common electrode and a pixel electrode formed on the dielectric layer. An interface protection layer formed between the common electrode and the dielectric layer, or between the dielectric layer and the pixel electrode. A gate insulating layer fabricated by a high-k material may also be utilized in the thin film transistor structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: PATTERSON + SHERIDAN LLP
    Inventors: Xuena Zhang, Dong-Kil Yim, Wenqing Dai, Harvey You, Tae Kyung Won, Hsiao-Lin Yang, Wan-Yu Lin, Yun-chu Tsai
  • Patent number: 10317752
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device comprises a first and second substrates and a liquid crystal layer. The first substrate comprises subpixels, first and second common electrodes, and a pixel electrode. Each of the subpixels comprises an axial area, branch areas, and gap areas. The second edge comprises concave portions. The axial and branch areas are areas in which the second common electrode is not present, and the pixel electrode is present. The gap areas are areas in which the second common electrode is present. The concave portions are areas in which the second common electrode and the pixel electrode are not present, and the first common electrode is present.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Toshiharu Matsushima
  • Patent number: 10310306
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a liquid crystal display panel and apparatus which includes a first pixel unit and a second pixel unit. The first pixel unit includes a first thin film transistor, a first charging capacitor, a second charging capacitor. One side of the first charging capacitor is connected the drain of the first thin film transistor. the other side of the first charging capacitor is connected the second charging capacitor; the second pixel unit includes a second thin film transistor; the drain of the second thin film transistor is connected to the other side of the first charging capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS SEMICONDUCTOR DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Sikun Hao
  • Patent number: 10254580
    Abstract: A display device includes a first substrate; a second substrate covering the first substrate; a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate; a plurality of pixels on the first substrate; and a light blocking member disposed on at least one of the first substrate and the second substrate, the light blocking member disposed in a curved area and defining a display area and a non-display area. The plurality of pixels includes a first pixel outside the curved area; and a second pixel in the curved area, and a pixel electrode of the first pixel has a different shape from a shape of a pixel electrode of the second pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Changil Tae, Seungjun Yu, Younggoo Song
  • Patent number: 10254864
    Abstract: A display of an electric device includes a plurality of separated transparent electrode blocks, which are configured to provide one or more of supplemental features such as touch recognition. Signal paths between the transparent electrode blocks and the driver for the supplemental feature are implemented with a plurality of conductive lines placed under positioned under one or more planarization layers. The conductive lines implementing the signal paths are routed across the display area, directly toward a non-display area where drive-integrated circuits are located.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae-Sang Kim, SangWoon Kim, Heonkwang Park, SiHyun Kim, Sewan Lee
  • Patent number: 10216019
    Abstract: A method and apparatus performed by an electronic device for operating a display assembly of the electronic device includes a display assembly having an externally-lit display with first and second polarizing layers and a backlighting source. The first polarizing layer is positioned between the backlighting source and the second polarizing layer. The display assembly also includes a self-lit display positioned between the first and second polarizing layers of the externally-lit display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Google Technology Holdings LLC
    Inventor: Xiaodong Xun
  • Patent number: 10199394
    Abstract: Provided is a display device with high display quality. The display device includes a transistor over a substrate, an inorganic insulating film over the transistor, an organic insulating film over the inorganic insulating film, a capacitor electrically connected to the transistor, and a pixel electrode over the organic insulating film. The transistor includes a gate electrode over the substrate, an oxide semiconductor film overlapping with the gate electrode, a gate insulating film in contact with one surface of the oxide semiconductor film, and a pair of conductive films in contact with the oxide semiconductor film. The capacitor includes a metal oxide film over the gate insulating film, the inorganic insulating film, and a first light-transmitting conductive film over the inorganic insulating film. The pixel electrode is formed of a second light-transmitting conductive film and in contact with one of the pair of conductive films and the first light-transmitting conductive film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Hiroyuki Miyake, Masahiro Katayama
  • Patent number: 10186212
    Abstract: An electrowetting display device may comprise rows and columns of pixels. Each of the pixels may include a thin film transistor (TFT) that is switchable to select each of the pixels using active matrix addressing. The electrowetting display device may further comprise source lines connected to the TFT of each of the pixels; gate lines connected to the TFT of each of the pixels; and a supplemental capacitor disposed between each of the gate lines and a ground and having a capacitance approximately equal to an equivalent capacitance of a group of pixels that are interconnected with one another on one of the gate lines, wherein the group of pixels are a subset of the rows and columns of pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Steven Ramos Carneiro, Pavel Novoselov
  • Patent number: 10175535
    Abstract: Provided is a liquid crystal display apparatus which has a reduced area of a dark line generated when light is transmitted through a pixel region, and excellent transmittance of light and image quality. The liquid crystal display apparatus has two substrates which respectively have an electrode and a photo alignment film sequentially formed on respective one surfaces, and are disposed so that the one surfaces thereof face to each other, wherein a liquid crystal layer including a vertical alignment type liquid crystal material is interposed between the photo alignment films; a plurality of pixel regions formed on the substrate in a matrix shape in a plane direction of the substrate; and at least two liquid crystal domains which are included in each pixel region, and have standard alignment directions different from each other defined by the photo alignment films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Sakai Display Products Corporation
    Inventor: Mitsuaki Hirata
  • Patent number: 10156942
    Abstract: An in-cell touch screen and a display device, a touch electrode pattern is disposed on a side of the opposite substrate (100) facing the array substrate (200); a data line (210) and a gate line (220) are disposed on a side of the array substrate (200) facing the opposite substrate (100), the data line (210) and the gate line (220) intercross and are mutually insulated from each other; and a common electrode layer (230) is disposed on a layer where the gate line and the data line are located; and an orthographic projection of the common electrode layer (230) on the array substrate (200) covers orthographic projections of the gate line (220) and the data line (210). The in-cell touch screen can avoid various display problems and touch problems caused by insufficient time periods in a time division driving manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jiayang Zhao, Yinglong Huang
  • Patent number: 10152912
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a display panel, a first data driver, a second data driver, and a first capacitor. The display panel is connected to a plurality of data lines. The first data driver is connected to first data lines among the plurality of data lines, and is configured to perform a first charge sharing for the first data lines. The second data driver is connected to second data lines among the plurality of data lines, and is configured to perform a second charge sharing for the second data lines. The first capacitor is connected to the first data driver and the second data driver. Each of the first and second charge sharings is performed using the first capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jun-Ho Hwang
  • Patent number: 10134781
    Abstract: A semiconductor device has an insulating surface provided with a transistor and a capacitor. The transistor includes a gate electrode, an oxide semiconductor film overlapping with the gate electrode, a gate insulating film between the gate electrode and the oxide semiconductor film, and a first conductive film serving as a pair of electrodes in contact with the oxide semiconductor film. An oxide insulating film in contact with the oxide semiconductor film, a metal oxide film over the oxide insulating film, and a second conductive film serving as a pixel electrode which is in an opening in the metal oxide film and is in contact with the first conductive film are provided. The capacitor includes a film having conductivity over the gate insulating film, the second conductive film, and the metal oxide film provided between the film having conductivity and the second conductive film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Junichi Koezuka, Masahiro Katayama, Masami Jintyou
  • Patent number: 10126860
    Abstract: A touch display panel. The touch display panel includes a first substrate; a plurality of data lines; and a plurality of gate lines. The touch display panel also includes a plurality of subpixel regions arranged in an array defined by the plurality of data lines and the plurality of gate lines on the first substrate, each subpixel region including a common electrode pattern; a plurality of touch-driving electrodes, each formed by electrically connected common electrode patterns corresponding to at least one row of subpixel regions; and a plurality of touch-sensing electrodes. The plurality of touch-driving electrodes and the touch-sensing electrodes are for detecting a touch motion on the touch display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shengji Yang, Xue Dong, Hailin Xue, Haisheng Wang, Xiaochuan Chen, Yingming Liu, Weijie Zhao, Rui Xu, Lei Wang, Changfeng Li, Hongjuan Liu
  • Patent number: 10127871
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix in a display area; a scanning line that is coupled with pixels arranged in a row direction in the display area and is supplied with a scan signal; a signal line that is coupled with pixels arranged in a column direction in the display area and is supplied with a pixel signal; a common electrode that is commonly coupled with the pixels and is supplied with a common voltage; and a detection circuit that detects a transient potential variation component that is synchronized with the pixel signal and is superimposed on the common voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yosuke Toyoshima, Kensuke Shioda
  • Patent number: 10120243
    Abstract: Provided is a liquid crystal display capable of reducing a texture by increasing a liquid crystal control ability. The liquid crystal display includes a first electrode and a second electrode facing each other with a liquid crystal layer therebetween. The first electrode includes a horizontal extension forming a boundary between adjacent subregions and a vertical extension connected to the horizontal extension, and the horizontal extension includes a portion which has a largest width at a position proximate to the vertical extension, and which has a smaller width at a position farther from the vertical extension.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kee-Bum Park, Dong Hee Shin, Kyung Ho Kim, Ho Kyung Kim, Yoo Mi Ra
  • Patent number: 10120250
    Abstract: A liquid crystal device serves as an electro-optical device and includes, on a base member of an element substrate, a first shield layer disposed between a gate electrode and a drain electrode of a TFT, and a second shield layer provided between the drain electrode and a data line serving as a signal line. A first holding capacitor is configured by part of the drain electrode, the first dielectric layer, and the second shield layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shotaro Izawa, Satoshi Ito
  • Patent number: 10096629
    Abstract: A semiconductor device (1001) includes a thin-film transistor (101) including a gate electrode (3), an oxide semiconductor layer (7), a gate insulating layer (5), a source electrode (9s), and a drain electrode (9d); a metal oxide layer (8) including a conductor region (70c) and formed from an oxide film from which the oxide semiconductor layer (7) is also formed; an interlayer insulating layer (13) covering the thin-film transistor and the metal oxide layer (8); and a transparent conductive layer (15) disposed on the interlayer insulating layer and electrically connected to the drain electrode, wherein the oxide semiconductor layer (7) and the metal oxide layer (8) contain indium, tin, and zinc, and the transparent conductive layer (15) overlaps at least a portion of the conductor region (70c) with the interlayer insulating layer (13) therebetween.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takao Saitoh, Seiji Kaneko, Yutaka Takamaru, Yohsuke Kanzaki
  • Patent number: RE47431
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes a substrate, a plurality of gate lines formed on the substrate, a plurality of data lines intersecting the plurality of gate lines, a plurality of thin film transistors connected to the plurality of gate lines and the plurality of data lines, and a plurality of pixel electrodes connected to the plurality of thin film transistors and arranged in a matrix, wherein each of the pixel electrodes includes a first side parallel to each gate line and a second side being shorter than the first side, the second side being formed next to the first side, wherein the plurality of pixel electrodes that are adjacent to each other in a column direction are connected to different data lines from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Dong-Gyu Kim