Polarizer Patents (Class 349/96)
  • Patent number: 10544333
    Abstract: The present invention provides an adhesive resin layer and an adhesive resin film which can prevent generation of air bubbles even when they are thermally deformed after adhering to a substrate, and have good followability to deformation of a substrate of a laminate in which a substrate, an adhesive resin layer, and a substrate are laminated in an order. More particularly, the present invention is a monolayered adhesive resin layer comprising an acrylic-based adhesive resin composition, wherein the adhesive resin composition contains at least an acrylic-based polymer, an acrylic-based monomer or an acrylic-based oligomer, and a thermopolymerization initiator, the adhesive resin layer has pressure sensitive adhesiveness on both surfaces at an ambient temperature, and in differential scanning calorimetry at a temperature raising rate of 10° C./min, heat generation is observed at 80° C. or higher, and at least one peak is confirmed between 120° C. and 210° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIMORI KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shiro Fujita, Atsushi Suzuki, Hiroto Niimi
  • Patent number: 10545368
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a liquid crystal display panel and a manufacturing method thereof, a display device. The liquid crystal display panel comprises a display module (1), which comprises a plurality of pixel units, each of the pixel unit including a display area (101) and a non-display area (102), wherein a grounded anti-static film is formed on a part of a light-emitting surface of the display module (1) corresponding to the non-display area (102), and a metal grating film (201) having a polarizing function is formed on a part of the light-emitting surface of the display module (1) corresponding to the display area (101). The display device comprises the liquid crystal display panel as mentioned in the above technical solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., CHENGDU BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ni Jiang, Xi Xiang, Shiqi Chen, Yuanming Feng, Xiongcan Zuo
  • Patent number: 10539728
    Abstract: A polarizer, a polarizer, a color film substrate, a display panel, and a method of conducting away electrostatic charges are disclosed. The polarizer includes a transparent conductive film layer where the transparent conductive film layer is added with a conductive material, and when the polarizer comprising the transparent conductive film layer connects to a ground, the conductive material that is added to the transparent conductive film layer enables the polarizer to conduct electrostatic charges away from the polarizer to the ground.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI XINSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chengying Cao, Peng Li, Xiong Xiong, Jideng Zhou
  • Patent number: 10534118
    Abstract: An embodiment of by the present disclosure provides a display device including a display panel, an anti-blue-light layer and a backlight module, the anti-blue-light layer is positioned between the display panel and the backlight module, and the anti-blue-light layer is capable of reflecting high-energy shortwave blue light incident from a direction of the backlight module and high-energy shortwave blue light incident from a direction of the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jian Gao, Yanbing Wu, Yingyi Li, Kairan Liu, Lin Zhu
  • Patent number: 10527882
    Abstract: There is provided an optical laminate capable of toeing suitably applied even to an organic EL display apparatus that is extremely thin and is bendable or foldable. An optical laminate according to an embodiment of the present invention is used for an organic electroluminescence display apparatus. The optical laminate includes in this order: a surface protective layer; a polarizer; and an optical compensation layer. The surface protective layer is flexible, has a function of substituting for a cover glass for an organic electroluminescence display apparatus, and functions as a protective layer for the polarizer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takami Hikita, Kentarou Takeda, Tomonori Ueno, Atsushi Kishi
  • Patent number: 10527758
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition for forming a dye-type polarizer, which can be used to provide a dye-type polarizer showing excellent degree of polarization, heat resistance and dichroic ratio, and to a dye-type polarizer. The composition for forming a dye-type polarizer includes a curable anisotropic dye having a particular chemical structure; and an orientation auxiliary agent having a predetermined chemical structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong Woo Yoo, Sung-Ho Chun, Kyung Chang Seo, Hyeong Bin Jang
  • Patent number: 10527889
    Abstract: The invention provides a new technique for improving the contrast in a liquid-crystal display device having a liquid crystal layer that is formed of pretilted liquid crystal molecules having a negative dielectric constant anisotropy. A liquid-crystal display device according to an aspect of the invention includes a liquid crystal panel in which a phase-difference compensation layer including a C plate is formed, and a phase-difference compensation member disposed on the outside of the liquid crystal panel and including an O plate or an A plate. The liquid crystal panel includes an opposing substrate, a liquid crystal layer formed of pretilted liquid crystal molecules having a negative dielectric constant anisotropy, and an element substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Akihide Haruyama
  • Patent number: 10509296
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and apparatus are disclosed for attenuating an incident polarized light beam using a plurality of Liquid Crystal Polarization Gratings (“LCPGs”) and one or more switchable liquid crystal layers. When four LCPGs are used, a spacing between first and second LCPGs can be equal to a spacing between third and fourth LCPGs. Pi and FCL cells can also be used in place of more traditional LC switches. Switching of the LC switch can be imparted via an AC bias.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: BOULDER NONLINEAR SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventors: Steven A. Serati, Douglas J. McKnight
  • Patent number: 10495799
    Abstract: The present invention provides an ultra thin polarizing plate comprising a polarizer, a protective film formed on one surface of the polarizer, and an adhesive layer formed on the other surface of the polarizer, wherein the protective film has a resisting force of 2.1 to 18.7 N, and a liquid crystal display device having the ultra thin polarizing plate. The ultra thin polarizing plate according to the present invention can inhibit curl occurrence to prevent bonding defects by the curl in the process that the polarizing plate is bonded to a liquid crystal cell, and can make the thickness of the protective film thin, and therefore it can be effectively used in a flexible display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: DONGWOO FINE-CHEM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Inkyu Song, Jun Hee Sung, Jung Ku Lim
  • Patent number: 10483331
    Abstract: A method of fabricating an organic light emitting diode display device, includes forming a thin film transistor on a first substrate, forming an organic light emitting element electrically connected to the thin film transistor, on the first substrate, forming a black matrix, in which openings are formed, on one surface of a second substrate opposite to the first substrate, forming a color filter layer in the openings, forming a transparent insulation layer having a first surface and a second surface opposing the first surface on the second substrate, with the first surface of the transparent insulating layer in direct contact with the color filter layer, forming a plurality of optical patterns at the second surface of the transparent insulation layer, and attaching the first substrate and the second substrate such that the second surface of the transparent insulating layer is closer to the thin film transistor than the first substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chang Soo Kim
  • Patent number: 10483493
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting diode display may have an array of pixels formed from a layer of thin-film circuitry. The thin-film circuitry may be formed on a glass layer that serves as an inner layer of encapsulation for the array of pixels formed from the thin-film circuitry. A thin-film encapsulation layer may overlap the array of pixels and may serve as an opposing outer layer of encapsulation for the array of pixels formed by the thin-film circuitry. An electronic device may have opposing front and rear faces. The display may be mounted in a housing on the front face. The housing may have a planar rear wall on the rear face. A display cover layer associated with the display may overlap the pixel array. A touch sensor and optical layers such as a circular polarizer layer and a compensation layer may be interposed between the display cover layer and the thin-film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel B. Sargent, John Raff, Li Zhang, Victor H. Yin, Wenyong Zhu
  • Patent number: 10473829
    Abstract: Embodiments of an electronic device comprising an enclosure and electrical components disposed at least partially inside the enclosure, wherein the enclosure comprises a substrate having a tactile surface are disclosed. The tactile surface may include a textured surface, a coated surface or a coated textured surface that exhibits a low fingerprint visibility, when a fingerprint is applied to the tactile surface. In one or more embodiments, the substrate exhibits an average transmittance of about 80% or greater over the visible spectrum, a coefficient of friction less than about 0.3, a surface roughness Ra of about 500 nm or greater, and either one or both a transmission haze greater than about 60%, and a reflection haze at either 2 degrees from specular or 5 degrees from specular greater than 60%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Jaymin Amin, Yuhui Jin, Timothy James Kiczenski, Michelle Diane Pierson-Stull
  • Patent number: 10473973
    Abstract: A display device includes a first substrate and a second substrate opposing each other, a reflecting layer, which reflects light incident on the reflecting layer, on the first substrate, a polarizing layer which is disposed on the second substrate and includes a polarizing portion that polarizes light incident on the polarizing portion and a reflecting portion that reflects light incident on the reflecting portion, a liquid crystal layer between the reflecting layer and the polarizing layer, and a retardation layer between the liquid crystal layer and the polarizing layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seunghyun Park, Sungin Ro, Junho Song, Yeogeon Yoon
  • Patent number: 10459267
    Abstract: Provided is a display apparatus allowing the occurrence of display defects to be minimized. In each center portion of two long sides of the display apparatus, a spacer 5 on the panel chassis 3 side has a projection 50 projecting toward a bezel 6, and a spacer 7 on the bezel 6 side is provided with a notch longer than the length of the projection 50 at the portion opposite the projection 50. That is, the bezel 6 has a recess 60 formed by one surface of a flat plate part 6a and the end surface of the spacer 7 at the notch portion of the spacer 7. In the display apparatus, a liquid crystal panel 1 is assembled with one surface thereof curved outward.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: SAKAI DISPLAY PRODUCTS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo Yamakawa, Kouji Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10451785
    Abstract: A polarizer, a manufacturing method thereof and a display device are provided. The method includes forming an alignment layer on a carrier substrate and forming grooves on the alignment layer; providing liquid metal in the grooves, in which the liquid metal includes a plurality of liquid metal structures; applying an electric field parallel to the lengthwise direction x of the groove to the liquid metal to allow each liquid metal structure to be stretched along the lengthwise direction x of the groove to form a rod-like structure and the major-axis direction of each liquid metal structure is parallel to the lengthwise direction x of the groove; obtaining the liquid metal by curing the liquid metal; and stripping off the polarizer from the carrier substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignees: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., Beijing BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jiuxia Yang, Hongbo Feng
  • Patent number: 10451915
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polarizing plate including a polyethylene terephthalate film and having an excellent optical property, and a method for manufacturing the same, and the polarizing plate of the present invention includes: a water-based adhesive layer, a primer layer, and a polyethylene terephthalate protection film sequentially provided on at least one surface of a polarizer, in which the water-based adhesive layer is formed by using a water-based adhesive including a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin and a glyoxalate crosslinking agent at a weight ratio of 100:5 to 100:50, and the primer layer is formed by using a primer composition including a polyester-based compound and an acryl-based compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung Hyun Nam, Seunghee Nam, Kyun Il Rah, Dae Woong Lee
  • Patent number: 10437096
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a polarizing plate includes: preparing a polarizer including a dichroic material, the polarizer being configured to polarize incident light; forming a protective film on at least one surface of the polarizer; and forming at least one transmission region by selectively radiating a femtosecond laser onto the polarizer, a group transmittance of the at least one transmission region being 80% or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ho Yun Byun, Hak Sun Kim, Nam Seok Roh, Seung Beom Park
  • Patent number: 10437106
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display panel (100A) includes a first polarizing plate (22) and a first phase difference plate (32a) disposed on an observer side, and a second polarizing plate (24) and a second phase difference plate (34a) disposed on a back surface side. ?nd of a liquid crystal layer having a homogeneous alignment when no electrical field is applied is 360 nm or greater and 490 nm or less, and an in-plane retardation R1 of the first phase difference plate is 100 nm or greater and 160 nm or less. A thickness direction retardation of at least one of the first and second phase difference plates has a negative value. The slow axes of the first and second phase difference plates are substantially parallel to each other and substantially orthogonal to an azimuthal direction of the liquid crystal director.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akira Sakai, Kohzoh Nakamura, Masahiro Hasegawa, Takako Koide, Kiyoshi Minoura
  • Patent number: 10437095
    Abstract: As a result of a reduction in thickness of an IPS liquid crystal display panel, curl has started to occur in a structure where an optical film such as a polarizer or a retardation film is laminated to the IPS liquid crystal display panel. The present invention is directed to thinning a polarizer which is easily expandable and contractable, and thinning a retardation film located between the polarizer and an IPS liquid crystal display panel to enable the polarizer to come closer to the IPS liquid crystal display panel than ever before to thereby prevent curl of the IPS liquid crystal display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Iida, Takeharu Kitagawa
  • Patent number: 10429550
    Abstract: Penetration of moisture and propagation of cracks is prevented in a polarizer. An adhesive is provided to cover one or more edges of the polarizer to seal the side section of the polarizer. The adhesive fills initial cracks to prevent the initial crack from being propagated to the inside of the polarizer. A protective film and the adhesive include a material having a hydrophobic characteristic. In a method of fabricating a polarizer, a polarizing film is shaped to form a polarizing layer, and a protective film is then attached by applying an adhesive onto the edges of the polarizing layer. Then, the adhesive is cured, and the protective film having the polarizing layer attached is processed, thereby dividing the protective film into a plurality of polarizers. The adhesive can firmly fix the crack since the adhesive is fills in cracks in the polarizing layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wonjong Cho, Wonki Park
  • Patent number: 10429548
    Abstract: A polarizing plate is provided, which includes a polarizer having a thickness d1 less than or equal to 10 ?m, a first adhesive layer having a thickness d2 less than or equal to 2.0 ?m, and a first protective film having a thickness d3 less than or equal to 80 ?m in this order, the thicknesses d1, d2, and d3 satisfying an expression of 100×d2/(d1+d3)?2.0. The polarizing plate can further include a second adhesive layer and a second protective film on the other surface of the polarizer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Yuichiro Kunai
  • Patent number: 10429687
    Abstract: A three-dimensional (3D) image display apparatus includes a directional backlight unit and a display panel. The 3D image display apparatus may include an absorptive wire grid polarizer in the directional backlight unit or the display panel, for minimizing a distance between a diffraction device of the directional backlight unit and a pixel of the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sunghoon Lee, Joonyong Park, Bongsu Shin, Dongouk Kim, Jihyun Bae, Dongsik Shim, Jaeseung Chung
  • Patent number: 10409067
    Abstract: Provided is a component for head mounted display comprising a thermoplastic resin composition having a glass-transition temperature (Tg) of 120° C. or higher, having an absolute value of in-plane phase difference of 30 nm or less in terms of 3 mm thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Masami Yonemura
  • Patent number: 10401678
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention provide systems, apparatus, and methods for a shielding and reflective optical polarizer. The polarizer includes a fine wire array of optically reflective and electrically conductive lines; and a coarse grid of optically reflective and electrically conductive lines. The fine wire array and the coarse grid are electrically coupled each other and to a grounding terminal. Numerous additional aspects are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventor: Kevin L. Cunningham
  • Patent number: 10401675
    Abstract: A flexible display apparatus includes a bending area and a non-bending area. The flexible display apparatus further includes a display panel and a polarizing structure disposed on the display panel. The polarizing structure includes a ?/4 phase retardation layer, a linear polarizer disposed on the ?/4 phase retardation layer, and a first adhesive structure disposed between the ?/4 phase retardation layer and the linear polarizer. The linear polarizer includes a stretched polymer film. The first adhesive structure is an adhesive layer with a glass transition temperature that is greater than or equal to 40° C. and less than or equal to 150° C. Accordingly, deformation of the ?/4 phase retardation layer may be prevented or reduced when the flexible display apparatus is folded or bent, thereby improving display quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Heeyoung Lee, Eunmi Seo
  • Patent number: 10386680
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes: a first curved substrate; a second curved substrate facing the first curved substrate; a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first curved substrate and the second curved substrate; a first curved liquid crystal alignment layer interposed between the liquid crystal layer and the first curved substrate; and a second curved liquid crystal alignment layer interposed between the liquid crystal layer and the second curved substrate, wherein the second curved liquid crystal alignment layer includes a nanoparticles including a hydrophobic group and a hydrophilic group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Gak Seok Lee, Tae Hoon Kim, Seung Yeon Jeong
  • Patent number: 10365419
    Abstract: The polarizing plate of the present invention includes a polarizer and an optical element that rotates a polarization plane of polarized light emitted from the polarizer, an orientation direction on a surface of the optical element on a polarizer side is parallel to an absorption axis of the polarizer, an orientation direction on a surface of the optical element opposite to the polarizer is perpendicular to the absorption axis of the polarizer, and ?nd and a birefringence parameter RH of the optical element fall in a range of a predetermined region in an orthogonal coordinate in which ?nd is indicated along a vertical axis and the birefringence parameter RH is indicated along a lateral axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Junichi Hirakata, Yujiro Yanai, Yoshiaki Hisakado, Kunihiro Atsumi, Yukito Saitoh
  • Patent number: 10353229
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a curved display, which produces a curved display using a flat display module. A method for producing a curved display, according to one embodiment of the present invention, is to produce a curved display using a flat display module, the method comprising the steps of: masking the display module with a masking element so as to cover parts of the upper plate and the lower plate thereof, in which a masking area of the upper plate and a masking area of the lower plate are disposed asymmetrically up and down; etching the display module to a preset thickness so as to reduce the thickness of the display module except for the masking areas in the masked display module; removing the masking element from the display module after the etching step; and curving the display module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: EFFINET SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventors: Min-Soo Cho, Kwon-Hag Kang
  • Patent number: 10345636
    Abstract: A polarizer includes a base substrate, a wire grid layer having a plurality of protrusions forming a substantially uniform wire grid with a plurality of air gaps disposed between the protrusions, a first layer disposed on the wire grid layer, the first layer including silicon oxide; and a second layer disposed on the first layer, the second layer silicon nitride. Display apparatus incorporating the polarizer and methods of making the same also are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Taewoo Kim, Jung Gun Nam, Sangwook Lee, Gugrae Jo
  • Patent number: 10345645
    Abstract: An embodiment of the present disclosure discloses a display device which uses a black and white liquid crystal display panel, i.e., not arranging a color resistor layer formed by the color resistor material in the liquid crystal display panel, and arranging a light splitting film between a backlight panel and a liquid crystal layer. The light splitting film enables light emitted from the backlight panel to be split into light of N colors, and light of each color is projected onto a corresponding sub-pixel of the liquid crystal display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJIN BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Pengcheng Lu, Xue Dong, Xiaochuan Chen, Wenqing Zhao, Jian Gao, Qian Wang, Ming Yang, Lei Wang, Rui Xu, Xiaochen Niu, Haisheng Wang
  • Patent number: 10341645
    Abstract: Provided is an image display device having a display panel and a light source that may include a light path conversion sheet on the display panel; and a reflecting plate on the light path conversion sheet, the reflecting plate reflecting a light emitted from the light source, wherein the light path conversion sheet directs the light reflected from the reflecting plate toward the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: HanSeok Kim, JoonYoung Park
  • Patent number: 10338432
    Abstract: A display device includes a backlight structure, a first liquid-crystal layer, a second liquid-crystal layer, and polarized layers. The first liquid-crystal layer is disposed on the backlight structure. The second liquid-crystal layer is disposed on the first liquid-crystal layer. The polarized layers are located between the backlight structure and the first liquid-crystal layer, between the first liquid-crystal layer and the second liquid-crystal layer, and located on the second liquid-crystal layer. The extinction ratio of the polarized layers is in a range from about 5000 to 50000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: INNOLUX CORPORATION
    Inventor: Chien-Hung Chen
  • Patent number: 10332486
    Abstract: The embodiments include systems and methods for adjustable polarization in service-providing terminals. In some embodiments, a system may include a display, an input device, an adjustable polarization screen adjacent to the display, and a polarization adjuster. The system may further include a processor configured to execute instructions to perform operations comprising providing illumination to the adjustable polarization screen through the display, controlling, via the polarization adjuster, a polarization of the adjustable polarization screen to a first polarization, receiving, via the input device, a polarization selection input, and based on the polarization selection input, adjusting, via the polarization adjuster, the polarization of the adjustable polarization screen from the first polarization to a second polarization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Capital One Services, LLC
    Inventor: David Wurmfeld
  • Patent number: 10317596
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polyene polarizer having an order parameter (S) of about 0.9-1 inclusive and a transmittance of about 43-100% inclusive, a method for manufacturing a polyene polarizer, which can stably produce a thin polyene polarizer having a high transmittance, a high degree of polarization and a high order parameter (S) value, and a polarizing plate and an optical display device each comprising the polyene polarizer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Sook Kim, Do Won Kim, Jong Hoon Kim, Jik Soo Shin
  • Patent number: 10317735
    Abstract: A curved display device includes a display substrate which is curved in a first direction in a plan view and includes a display area including a plurality of pixels configured to display an image, and a peripheral area disposed adjacent to the display area, an opposite substrate which faces the display substrate, the opposite substrate coupled to the display substrate and curved in the first direction along the display substrate, a grayscale control layer interposed between the display substrate and the opposite substrate, and a coupling member which is disposed in the peripheral area, interposed between the display substrate and the opposite substrate, and configured to couple the display substrate to the opposite substrate, and includes a first sealing portion which extends in the first direction and includes a light blocking material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wan-Soon Im, Yongwoo Hyung
  • Patent number: 10310286
    Abstract: A circularly polarizing plate including a polarizing film, a ?/2 plate having a slow axis in a direction forming an angle of 22.5°±10° relative to an absorption axis of the polarizing film, a ?/4 plate having a slow axis in a direction forming an angle of 90°±20° relative to the absorption axis of the polarizing film, in this order, wherein the ?/2 plate and the ?/4 plate have different wavelength dispersions, an NZ factor of the ?/2 plate is 1.00±0.05, and an NZ factor of the ?/4 plate is 0.00±0.05; a method for producing the same, and a method for using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Osato
  • Patent number: 10303006
    Abstract: A liquid crystal lens and a display device are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haiyan Wang, Kun Wu, Yunyun Tian, Zheng Fang, Qiangtao Wang, Hyun Sic Choi
  • Patent number: 10302990
    Abstract: A display cell structure and a display device using quantum dot structures are provided. The display cell structure includes a first polarizer and a second polarizer spaced apart from each other, and a liquid crystal layer disposed therebetween, defining red (R), green (G) and blue (B) subpixels. A color plate structure is disposed on the second polarizer, and multiple cavities or indents are formed on the color plate structure, including first cavities or indents aligned to the red (R) subpixels and second cavities or indents aligned to the green (G) subpixels. The first cavities or indents are filled with a red quantum dot or quantum rod material, and the second cavities or indents are filled with a green quantum dot or quantum rod material. A filter layer is partially disposed to be located adjacent to the first cavities or indents and the second cavities or indents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: A.U. VISTA, INC.
    Inventors: Adiel Abileah, Fang-Chen Luo
  • Patent number: 10302828
    Abstract: An optical film includes a polarization film including a polyolefin and a dichroic dye, a first phase delay layer positioned on one side of the polarization film and including a liquid crystal, a second phase delay layer positioned on one side of the first phase delay layer and including a liquid crystal, a first adhesive between the polarization film and the first phase delay layer, and a second adhesive between the first phase delay layer and the second phase delay layer, wherein at least one of the first adhesive and the second adhesive has a room temperature storage modulus of greater than or equal to about 0.2 MPa at a frequency of 10 Hz, and a display device including the same, are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hye Young Kong, Jong Hoon Won, Seung Jun Lee, Sangah Gam, Hyung Jun Kim, Myung-Sup Jung, Woo Jin Jeong, Hyun-Seok Cho
  • Patent number: 10302994
    Abstract: There is provided an optical member capable of causing, when used for a liquid crystal display apparatus, light output from a light source to enter a liquid crystal display panel with high efficiency. An optical member according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a polarizing plate; a reflective polarizer; a polarization converting layer; and a prism layer, the polarizing plate, the reflective polarizer, the polarization converting layer, and the prism layer being integrated in the stated order, wherein the polarization converting layer satisfies the following expression: L90/L0?0.2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kozo Nakamura, Daisuke Hattori, Kazuhito Hosokawa
  • Patent number: 10295714
    Abstract: A long-length circularly polarizing plate including: a polarizing film; a ?/2 plate having a slow axis in a direction forming an angle of 22.5°±10° relative to an absorption axis of the polarizing film; and a plate having a slow axis in a direction forming an angle of 90°±20° relative to an absorption axis of the polarizing film, in this order, wherein the ?/2 plate and the ?/4 plate have different wavelength dispersions, and an NZ factor of the ?/4 plate NZq satisfies NZq?0.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Oosato
  • Patent number: 10295864
    Abstract: A liquid crystal panel includes: a first polarizer and a second polarizer in opposite sides, a liquid crystal cell arranged between the first polarizer and the second polarizer, a first quarter waveplate, arranged between the first polarizer and the liquid crystal cell, and a second quarter waveplate arranged between the second polarizer and the liquid crystal cell. The direction of an absorption axis of the first polarizer and the direction of an absorption axis of the second polarizer are consistent. The direction of an optic axis of the first quarter waveplate and the direction of an optic axis of the second quarter waveplate are consistent. The liquid crystal panel where the polarizers are pasted still keeps on normal-black mode when no voltage is applied on the liquid crystal panel. The contrast ratio of the liquid crystal panel is effectively enhanced as well.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Bo Hai
  • Patent number: 10294387
    Abstract: The present invention provides a hard coating film having high hardness and excellent properties. The hard coating film has high hardness and is not easily curled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Joon Koo Kang, Yeong Rae Chang, Jae Hoon Shim, Sung Don Hong, Seung Jung Lee
  • Patent number: 10288954
    Abstract: A display device includes a first substrate, a first electrode on a first surface of the first substrate, a first polarizing plate on a second surface of the first substrate which faces the first surface, a liquid crystal layer on the first electrode, a second polarizing plate on the liquid crystal layer, a color conversion layer on the second polarizing plate, the color conversion layer including a plurality of color conversion portions, and a second substrate on the color conversion layer. The first polarizing plate includes a first polarizer, a phase compensation layer and a second polarizer which are sequentially disposed, and an absorption axis of the first polarizer and an absorption axis of the second polarizer are parallel to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyunghwan Jeon, Kwanghyun Kim, Yun Jang
  • Patent number: 10281637
    Abstract: A pixel structure includes a first substrate, a plurality of thin film transistors, a wavelength conversion layer, and a metal grating polarizer layer. The thin film transistors are disposed on an inner surface of the first substrate. The metal grating polarizer layer is disposed on the plurality of thin film transistors. The wavelength conversion layer is disposed between the inner surface of first substrate and the metal grating polarizer layer. The wavelength conversion layer is configured to receive a light beam between the wavelength conversion layer and the first substrate and convert the light beam into a light wavelength band corresponding to the wavelength conversion layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yu-Chao Chen, Hsing-Yi Hsieh, Chen-Hsien Liao
  • Patent number: 10285278
    Abstract: A display apparatus may include a substrate, a pad unit on the substrate, a display panel on the substrate, an encapsulation layer covering the display panel, and a protective layer on the pad unit. The protective layer may have an elastic coefficient ranging from about 10 MPa to about 200 GPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Namkung, Soon-Ryong Park, Ju-Yeop Seong, Jung-Ho So, Eun-Yong Jeon, Seok-Gi Baek, Kwang-Hyeok Kim, Chul-Woo Jeong
  • Patent number: 10281769
    Abstract: An optical sheet member includes a polarizing plate including a polarizer (A); an optical conversion member (D); and a brightness enhancement film including a reflection polarizer (B), in which the brightness enhancement film has a reflection center wavelength range of 400 nm to 500 nm, and the optical conversion member (D) converts a part of blue light which is transmitted through polarizer (B) and is incident on the optical conversion member (D), and has an emission center wavelength range of 400 nm to 500 nm and which has an emission center wavelength range of 500 nm to 600 nm and red light which has an emission center wavelength range of 600 nm to 700 nm, and transmits a part of the blue light. When the optical sheet member is incorporated in an image display device, front brightness, contrast, and a color reproducing region are enhanced, and color unevenness is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Katsufumi Ohmuro, Yukito Saitoh, Akiko Watano
  • Patent number: 10274646
    Abstract: Disclosed is a polarizing plate including a polarizing film and a protective film provided on the polarizing film, and a display device having the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Jaehong Park, Tae Ho Kim, Dong Hoon Chung, Min Woo Hwang, Deok Woo Park, Jeong Yeun Kim, Woo Yong Cho, Hyung Il Yang
  • Patent number: 10254588
    Abstract: A curved surface LCD panel and a display device are disclosed. The curved surface LCD panel includes an array substrate and an opposite substrate parallel with each other and curved in a same direction, wherein edge zones of the array substrate and the opposite substrate having plural optical retardation zones, each of the optical retardation zones on the array substrate being corresponding to one of the optical retardation zones on the opposite substrate, and two corresponding optical retardation zones constituting a zone group; a LC layer located between the array substrate and the opposite substrate; and an optical compensation film attached at each of the optical retardation zones in at least one zone group; wherein the optical compensation film being perpendicular to an optical axis of the optical retardation zone attached with the optical compensation film and having an equal optical retardation with the optical retardation zone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Weili Zhao, Jikai Yao, Hua Huang
  • Patent number: 10254459
    Abstract: A circularly polarizing plate includes: a polarizing film; a ?/2 plate having a slow axis in a direction forming an angle of 15°±5° with respect to an absorption axis of the polarizing film; and a ?/4 plate having a slow axis in a direction forming an angle of 75°±5° with respect to the absorption axis of the polarizing film, which are provided in this order. A wavelength dispersion of the ?/2 plate and a wavelength dispersion of the ?/4 plate approximately coincide with each other. A refractive index of one of the ?/2 plate and the ?/4 plate is nz?nx>ny, and a refractive index of the other of the ?/2 plate and the ?/4 plate is nx>ny?nz, where nx, ny and nz represent refractive indices in in-plane slow axis, in-plane fast axis, and thickness directions, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Taku Hatano, Kazuhiro Oosato