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20090195743LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Provided is a liquid crystal display (LCD), the LCD includes: an insulating substrate; a first gate line and a second gate line which are formed on the insulating substrate and extend parallel to each other; a data line formed on the insulating substrate, insulated from the first and second gate lines, and crosses the first and second gate lines; a first subpixel electrode connected to the first gate line and the data line by a first switching device and includes a plurality of first fine protruding patterns at an edge thereof; and a second subpixel electrode connected to the second gate line and the data line by a second switching device and includes a plurality of second fine protruding patterns at an edge thereof, wherein the first fine protruding patterns are separated from each other by a first gap, and the second fine protruding patterns are separated from each other by a second gap, wherein the sum of a width of the first gap and a width of each of the first fine protruding patterns is greater than the sum of a width of the second gap and a width of each of the second protruding patterns.08-06-2009
20120169984DISPLAY SUBSTRATE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A display substrate includes a gate line and a data line disposed on a base substrate. A switching element is connected to the gate line and the data line. A first pixel electrode is connected to the switching element, and a second pixel electrode is disposed on the first pixel electrode. The first pixel electrode includes first sub-electrodes that are separated by a first slit pattern. The second pixel electrode includes second sub-electrodes that are separated by a second slit pattern and extend across the first sub-electrodes. Therefore, a capacitance of a storage capacitor formed of overlapped portions of the first and second pixel electrodes is reduced, such that the charging rate of the storage capacitor is increased.07-05-2012
20080259262COMPOSITE TRANSPARENT CONDUCTORS AND METHODS OF FORMING THE SAME - Composite transparent conductors are described, which comprise a primary conductive medium based on metal nanowires and a secondary conductive medium based on a continuous conductive film.10-23-2008
20080259261DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - A display apparatus includes a gate line, a data line crossing the gate line and a pixel area. A common electrode and a pixel electrode are overlapped with each other and formed in the pixel area. The common electrode and the pixel electrode receive different voltages. The data line includes a first data line through which a voltage is applied to the common electrode and a second data line through which a voltage is applied to the pixel electrode. The first data line crosses the pixel area to minimize an area where the first data line is formed, thereby improving an aperture ratio of the display apparatus.10-23-2008
20110194061LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A liquid crystal display panel having a plurality of pixels and a first substrate and a second substrate that are so disposed as to be opposed to each other and sandwich a liquid crystal layer, each of the pixels including a display sub-pixel and a viewing angle control sub-pixel, the liquid crystal display panel, includes: a first electrode configured to operate as a pixel electrode and be formed in the first substrate and in each of the display sub-pixels and the viewing angle control sub-pixels; and a second electrode configured to operate as a common electrode and be formed in the first substrate and over the first electrode with intermediary of an insulating film across the display sub-pixels and the viewing angle control sub-pixels, wherein an auxiliary interconnect electrically connected to the second electrode is formed in the viewing angle control sub-pixel.08-11-2011
20130077036Method for Improving Metallic Nanostructure Stability - A method is provided for improving metallic nanostructure stability. The method provides a substrate, and using a physical vapor deposition (PVD) process for example, deposits metallic nanostructures having a first diameter overlying the substrate. Some examples of metallic nanostructures include Ag, Au, and Al. The metallic nanostructures are annealed in an atmosphere including an inert gas and H03-28-2013
20090122248THIN FILM TRANSISTOR SUBSTRATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING THE SAME - A thin film transistor (“TFT”) substrate includes: gate lines extending along a first direction; data lines extending along a second direction intersecting the first direction; and a pixel electrode formed to extend at an angle from a first gate line toward a second gate line adjacent to the first gate line. A portion of the pixel electrode at least partially overlaps a portion of the second gate line. Each data line includes a source electrode and a drain electrode spaced apart from the source electrode.05-14-2009
20130038827LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display apparatus includes a liquid crystal layer held in a gap formed by providing a spacer between an array substrate and a counter substrate. The spacer is formed on a primary pixel electrode or a common electrode.02-14-2013
20130038828VERTICALLY ALIGNED LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A vertically aligned type liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal layer disposed between pixel electrodes and a common electrode and containing vertically aligned liquid crystal molecules, the orientation of the liquid crystal molecules being controlled by an electric field. An orientation controller is formed on the common electrode at a position opposing the pixel electrode and an aspect ratio, i.e., a vertical to horizontal length ratio of the pixel electrode is set to at least 2. Alternatively, the pixel electrode is partitioned into at least two electrode regions so that each region represents a divided pixel electrode. An orientation controller is formed on the common electrode so as to correspond to each divided pixel electrode, an aspect ratio of each divided pixel electrode is set to at least 2. As such, the influence at the edge sections of the pixel electrode is reduced, viewing angle characteristic and transmittance are improved, and average response time is shortened.02-14-2013
20100045917LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention includes a vertical alignment type liquid crystal layer 02-25-2010
20120206684LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate including a display area and a fan-out area, a plurality of pixels disposed in the display area; a dam disposed in the fan-out area, and a plurality of display signal lines disposed on the first substrate, where the plurality of display signal lines is connected to the plurality of pixels in the display area, the plurality of display signal lines includes a plurality of wiring units in the fan-out area, the dam is disposed in a dummy area between the plurality of wiring units, and a shape of the dam is different from a shape of the plurality of wiring units.08-16-2012
20130033667LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a liquid crystal display device capable of securing a sufficient amount of light for curing a sealing material applied to a TFT substrate side, and adjusting resistances of wirings including scanning signal lines and video signal lines. The liquid crystal display device includes: a TFT substrate (02-07-2013
20100097555PIXEL ARRAY STRUCTURE - A pixel array structure includes scan lines, data lines, first pixels, and second pixels. The scan lines and the data lines are intersected. The first and the second pixels are staggered. Each first pixel includes a first switching element, a first pixel electrode and a second pixel electrode electrically connected to the first switching element. Each second pixel includes a second switching element, a third pixel electrode and a fourth pixel electrode electrically connected to the second switching element. The first and the second switching elements electrically connect corresponding scan lines and data lines. A pattern of the first pixel electrode is symmetrical to a pattern of the fourth pixel electrode with respect to an extending direction of the scan lines. A pattern of the second pixel electrode is symmetrical to a pattern of the third pixel electrode with respect to the extending direction of the scan lines.04-22-2010
20130027649LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Each pixel includes: a pixel electrode (01-31-2013
20100066964LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display having a wide viewing angle and easily manufactured. The liquid crystal display comprises an upper substrate and a lower substrate, and a liquid crystal material disposed between the upper substrate and the lower substrate. The liquid crystal display has a conductive protrusion disposed on the surface of the upper substrate opposing to the lower substrate. The conductive protrusion is disposed over a scanning electrode line or a signal electrode line and has the same potential as that of the upper electrode. As another structure, each of pixel electrodes on the lower substrate has a smaller area than that of a common electrode on the upper substrate and is covered by the common electrode, and each of the pixel electrodes comprises an electrode portion having approximately symmetrical shape.03-18-2010
20100066963DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD OF FORMING THE SAME - A display device having a gate line on a first substrate, a gate insulating layer covering the gate line, a semiconductor layer on the gate insulating layer, a data line intersecting the gate line and including a source electrode and a drain electrode facing the source electrode on the semiconductor layer, a connection assistant separated from the data line, a passivation layer covering the data line and including contact holes exposing the connection assistant and a pixel electrode, including a plurality of sub-pixel electrodes, and formed on the passivation layer. The sub-pixel electrodes are electrically connected to each other through the connection assistant and at least one of the sub-pixel electrodes is electrically connected to the drain electrode. The connection assistant is connected to facing edges of adjacent sub-pixel electrodes and is disposed at about ¼ the distance from the end of the left or the right side of the sub-pixel electrode.03-18-2010
20120182511LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device that adopts a TBA mode that can suppress the occurrence of unevenness of luminance. The liquid crystal display device includes a pair of substrates disposed facing each other, and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the pair of substrates. One of the pair of substrates has a pair of comb-tooth-shaped electrodes. The pair of electrodes are disposed to planarly face each other in a pixel, and are formed by patterning the same layer. The liquid crystal layer includes p-type nematic liquid crystal, and is driven by an electric field generated between the pair of electrodes. The p-type nematic liquid crystal is vertically aligned with respect to the surfaces of the pair of substrates when no voltage is applied. A spacing between the pair of electrodes varies in a longitudinal direction of the pair of electrodes.07-19-2012
20130088679CELL TEST METHOD AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL FOR A TRI-GATE TYPE PIXEL STRUCTURE - A cell test method for a liquid crystal display panel includes the following steps. A waveform sequence to shorting bars is provided, wherein the waveform sequence includes that the first gate line sends a voltage of “turn on” signal and the second and third gate lines send a voltage of “turn off” signal at the first and second time periods; and the waveform sequence further comprises that the first and second data lines respectively send first and second voltages at the first and second time periods, the first threshold voltage is higher than the first voltage, the first voltage is higher than the common voltage, the common voltage is higher than the second voltage, and the second voltage is higher than the second threshold voltage, whereby pixels defined by the first gate line and the first and second data lines is turn on.04-11-2013
20130088678METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AN ALIGNMENT SUBSTRATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL HAVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display panel may include a first substrate, a second substrate facing the first substrate and including a plurality of colloidal particles obtained by thermally treating a surface of the second substrate facing the first substrate, and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and second substrates to contain liquid crystal molecules. The size of each of the plurality of colloidal particles may vary according to the length of time heat is applied.04-11-2013
20100103359LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING A MODIFIED ELECTRODE ARRAY - A liquid crystal display having electrodes on a single substrate. A transparent planar electrode elongated in the transverse direction is formed on the inner surface of a substrate, and an insulating film is deposited thereon. A plurality of linear electrodes, which are elongated in the longitudinal direction and either transparent or opaque, are formed on the insulating film. Potential difference between the planar and the linear electrodes generated by applying voltages to the electrodes yields an electric field. The electric field is symmetrical with respect to the longitudinal central line of the linear electrodes, and has parabolic or semi-elliptical lines of force having a center on a boundary line between the planar and the linear electrodes. The line of force on the planar and the linear electrodes and on the boundary line between the planar and the linear electrodes has the vertical and the horizontal components, and the liquid crystal molecules are re-arranged to have a twist angle and a tilt angle. The polarization of the incident light varies due to the rearrangement of the liquid crystal molecules.04-29-2010
20120218501LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The present invention relates to a liquid crystal display including: a first substrate and an opposing second substrate; a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; a light blocking member disposed on the first substrate or the second substrate; a first field generating electrode disposed on the first substrate; a second field generating electrode disposed on the first substrate and including branch electrodes overlapping the first field generating electrode; and a gate line disposed on the first substrate and extending in a first direction. A branch electrode of the branch electrodes includes a central portion and a first edge portion disposed at one end of the central portion. A first angle formed between the first edge portion and a second direction is greater than a second angle formed between the second direction and the central portion, the second direction being perpendicular to the first direction.08-30-2012
20110007256LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A liquid crystal display panel includes: a pair of substrates arranged to be opposite each other to sandwich a liquid crystal layer, an upper electrode in which a plurality of slit-shaped openings are provided in parallel in each of a plurality of subpixels formed in a display region being provided on one of the pair of substrates, a lower electrode being formed on the substrate through the upper electrode and an insulating film, and a shield electrode being formed on the other substrate to face the liquid crystal layer, wherein, when the pitch between adjacent slit-shaped openings is P, and the width of the upper electrode between adjacent slit-shaped openings is L, L/P is in a range of 45% to 55%.01-13-2011
20090040448LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY WITH IMPROVED RESPONSE SPEED AND APERTURE RATIO - A liquid crystal display includes; a gate line, a data line disposed substantially perpendicular to the gate line, a switching element connected to the gate line and the data line, a pixel electrode connected to the switching element, and having a first inclination direction determining member including at least one first oblique portion forming an oblique angle with the gate line and the data line, and an inclination direction assistance member disposed adjacent to the first inclination direction determining member, and substantially parallel to the first oblique portion.02-12-2009
20090040447ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electro-optical device includes a light-shielding portion that covers a semiconductor layer of a transistor. A first conductive film and a second conductive film are connected through a contact hole through an interlayer insulating film. The light-shielding portion has an extended portion that extends into a corner of an aperture region of each pixel corresponding to the pixel electrode. The contact hole at least partially overlaps the extended portion as viewed in plan.02-12-2009
20090091699Liquid crystal display device and fabricating method thereof - A liquid crystal display device includes a substrate, a gate electrode disposed on the substrate, a gate pad disposed on the substrate, an insulating film disposed on the gate electrode and the gate pad, an active layer disposed on the insulating film above the gate electrode, an ohmic contact layer disposed on portions of the active layer, a source electrode and a drain electrode disposed on the ohmic contact layer, a passivation layer disposed on the source and drain electrodes, a pixel electrode disposed on the passivation layer and contacting the drain electrode, and a transparent electrode disposed on the passivation layer and contacts the gate pad, wherein the gate electrode and the gate pad both include a first layer formed of a first metal and a second layer formed of an alloy of the first metal and a second metal disposed at an upper surface of the first layer.04-09-2009
20100091231LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - Provided is a liquid crystal display device including: first and second substrates with a liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween; a first electrode formed on the liquid crystal layer side of the first substrate and having linear portions; a second electrode having linear portions formed along the linear portions of the first electrode and adjacent to the linear portions of the first electrode at a gap in plan view; and a third electrode formed on the liquid crystal layer side of the second substrate and having linear portions overlapping with the linear portions of the second electrode in plan view, wherein electric fields having different directions are generated between the first electrode and the second electrode and between the first electrode and the third electrode.04-15-2010
20090268144IN-PLANE SWITCHING MODE LCD DEVICE - An embodiment of a unit pixel of an in-plane switching (IPS) mode LCD device includes a plurality of pixel electrodes arranged in the unit pixel region, wherein each pixel electrode is configured to apply a pixel voltage from the data line, and a plurality of common electrodes correspondingly arranged in the unit pixel region, wherein each common electrode is configured to apply a common voltage from a common line in parallel with the data line to form electric field in conjunction with the corresponding pixel electrodes. The unit pixel region is vertically divided into over three sub-regions, at least one pixel electrode spans all sub-regions, and a bent angle of the at least one pixel electrode in a sub-region is different from the bent angle of the at least one pixel electrode in an adjacent sub-region, wherein the bent angle is measured relative to the gate line.10-29-2009
20090059151Liquid crystal display panel and manufacturintg method therreof - Disclosed is a liquid crystal display panel and manufacturing method thereof. The liquid crystal display panel includes a thin film transistor substrate, an opposite substrate facing the thin film transistor substrate, a pixel electrode formed on the thin film transistor substrate, and a common electrode formed on the opposite substrate. At least one of the pixel electrode and the common electrode includes conductive nanowires and a conductive filler.03-05-2009
20130063690TUNABLE CHIRAL COMPOSITION, MULTI-COLOR LCD CONTAINING TUNABLE CHIRAL COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR MAKING TUNABLE CHIRAL POLYMER - A tunable chiral composition includes a liquid crystal material, a tunable chiral material with at least one chiral center and at least one ethylenic double bond and a photo-initiator. The tunable chiral composition is substantially cross-linking agent free.03-14-2013
20090237606LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device is configured such that a liquid crystal layer is held between an array first substrate and a counter-substrate. The array substrate includes a pixel electrode which is disposed in association with each of pixels in a display region which displays an image, and a counter-electrode which is opposed to the pixel electrode with a distance therebetween. The counter-substrate includes an insulating substrate, and a shield electrode which is disposed between the liquid crystal layer and the insulating substrate over an entirety of the display region. The liquid crystal layer is formed of a liquid crystal material having a negative dielectric constant anisotropy.09-24-2009
20090046232LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display panel for displaying an image by controlling an orientation direction of a liquid crystal mixture with respect to each pixel, includes a first common electrode which is formed on a first substrate; a second common electrode which is formed on a second substrate and includes a predetermined opening; and a pixel electrode which is formed on the second substrate, wherein the first substrate faces the second substrate so that the liquid crystal mixture with positive dielectric anisotropy is sandwiched between the first common electrode and the second common electrode, and wherein the orientation direction of the liquid crystal mixture changes mainly in a face parallel to the substrate according to an electric field generated from electric potential of the first common electrode, the second common electrode, and the pixel electrode.02-19-2009
20090046231DISPLAY PANEL AND FABRICATING METHOD THEREOF - A display panel including a substrate, a first electrode layer, a pixel definition layer, a liquid display medium, a cap layer, and a second electrode layer is provided. The first electrode layer is disposed on the substrate. The pixel definition layer is disposed on the first electrode layer, wherein the pixel definition layer has a plurality of openings arranged in array so as to expose a part of the first electrode layer. The liquid display medium is disposed within the openings. The cap layer is connected to the pixel definition layer and covers the liquid display medium, so as to envelop the liquid display medium in the openings. The second electrode layer is disposed on the cap layer. A method of fabricating the display panel is also provided. Accordingly, the thickness of the display panel is decreased and the process of fabricating the display panel is more easily controlled.02-19-2009
20090027605METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUBSTRATE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A method for manufacturing a substrate, includes: coating the substrate with a first layer including a first metallic element by a dry deposition technique; coating the first layer with a photo resist layer; forming on the photo resist layer an exposure portion, a pair of non-exposure portions being in contact with the exposure portion and having a substantially parallel stripe-like plan shape, and a half exposure portion that is a part of an inner region of the non-exposure portions and an outer region of the non-exposure portions; removing the exposure portion and an upper portion of the half exposure portion, the upper portion having been exposed; forming an electrode portion and a wiring portion by etching the first layer exposed by removing the exposure portion; exposing the electrode portion and the wiring portion by removing the half exposure portion of which the upper portion has been removed, and forming a pair of banks by the pair of non-exposure portions; applying a treatment solution including a second metallic element on a recess portion formed by the wiring portion sandwiched between the pair of banks and the pair of banks by a droplet discharge technique; and forming a second layer including the second metallic element on the wiring portion by hardening the applied treatment solution to thicken the wiring portion.01-29-2009
20120113375DISPLAY SUBSTRATE AND DISPLAY PANEL HAVING THE SAME - A first slit pattern is formed in a display substrate and a display panel of vertical alignment mode having the display substrate. The first slit pattern includes slits, a pair of projections and a pair of notches. A divergence point where the slits meet each other and an incision portion of the slits have the same function as the pair of projections in the generation of a singular point of liquid crystal. A contact hole exposing a part of an output electrode of a switching element is formed at a protective layer of an array substrate. A step recess is formed at a protective layer corresponding to a storage electrode, a divergence point of the slits is arranged to correspond to the storage electrode. The singular point of the liquid crystal is induced to occur at a regular position, and thus afterimages and spots can be prevented.05-10-2012
20130162938Liquid Crystal Display Device, Low Temperature Poly-Silicon Display Device, and Manufacturing Method Thereof - The present invention discloses a liquid crystal display device, a low temperature poly-silicon display device, and a manufacturing method thereof. The manufacturing method includes: forming a metal shield layer on a substrate; forming a poly-silicon layer above the metal shield layer and insulated from the metal shield layer; and forming a common electrode and a pixel electrode layer above the poly-silicon layer to be insulated from each other to have the pixel electrode layer electrically connected to the poly-silicon layer and the common electrode electrically connected to the metal shield layer. Through the above described method, the present invention reduces the resistance of the common electrode, reduces the delay effect caused by excessively large electrical resistance of the common electrode, reduces the number of masking operation by one, reduces the period of time by which a manufacturing process is completed, lowers down the cost, and increases the throughput.06-27-2013
20100171917LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display panel and a method of manufacturing the liquid crystal display panel capable of reducing or eliminating metal erosion in an area in which a conductive dot is formed. In some embodiments, a display panel comprises a common electrode formed on an upper substrate, a first electrode formed on a lower substrate opposing the upper substrate and configured to receive a common voltage, a conductive dot formed between the upper substrate and the lower substrate and positioned to supply the common electrode with the common voltage, an insulating layer having a contact hole exposing the first electrode, and a second electrode formed on the insulating layer to connect the conductive dot and the first electrode, wherein a cross sectional area of the conductive dot between the upper substrate and the lower substrate is greater than a cross sectional area of an opening of the contact hole.07-08-2010
20090190081LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes a first insulating substrate, a gate line and a data line provided on the first insulating substrate to cross each other, a first sub-pixel electrode coupled to the gate line and the data line, a second sub-pixel electrode capacitively connected to the first sub-pixel electrode, a second insulating substrate opposite to and facing the first insulating substrate, a common electrode formed on the second insulating substrate, and a cut-out pattern formed on the common electrode.07-30-2009
20110279763LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY WITH BUILT-IN TOUCH SCREEN PANEL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - There is provided a liquid crystal display (LCD) with a built-in touch screen panel in which the touch screen panel is built-in the LCD. The LCD with the built-in touch screen panel includes a lower substrate on whose upper surface a pixel electrode is formed, an upper substrate on whose bottom surface facing the lower substrate sensing patterns, color filters, and a common electrode are sequentially formed, and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the lower substrate and the upper substrate.11-17-2011
20100007838LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An array substrate of a liquid crystal display device includes an insulating substrate, a gate line extending in a first direction on the insulating substrate, a first insulation film which is disposed to cover the gate line, pixel electrodes which are disposed on the first insulation film in respective pixels, a source line which is disposed on the first insulation film and extends between the pixel electrodes along a second direction, a second insulation film which is disposed to cover the pixel electrode and the source line, and a common electrode which is disposed on the second insulation film in a manner to face the pixel electrode of each of the pixels and to face the gate line, and includes a slit which is opposed to the pixel electrode.01-14-2010
20110128491LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In the liquid crystal display device where a liquid crystal layer exhibiting a blue phase is interposed between a first substrate and a second substrate, a pixel electrode layer (first electrode layer) and a common electrode layer (second electrode layer) provided between the first substrate and the liquid crystal layer are positioned not to overlap with each other. The pixel electrode layer is formed to cover top and side surfaces of a rib-shaped first structure body which projects into the liquid crystal layer from a surface of the first substrate on the liquid crystal layer side. The common electrode layer is formed to cover top and side surfaces of a rib-shaped second structure body which projects into the liquid crystal layer from the surface of the first substrate on the liquid crystal layer side.06-02-2011
20130021570Pixel Electrode And Liquid Crystal Display Panel - A pixel electrode includes strip-like horizontal and vertical main trucks, which perpendicularly intersect at an intersection point coincident with centers of the main trucks. Four pixel domains are formed by being equally divided by the main trunks. Each pixel domain includes a plurality of flat-laid strip-like branches extending outward at the same included angle with respect to the horizontal main trunk. A spacing distance is formed between adjacent branches. Connection portions between the branches and the horizontal or vertical main trunk have a width less than width of body sections of the branches in order to overcome the technical problem of prior art that liquid crystals at locations close to left and right sides of the vertical main trunk at the center of pixel compress each other and form disclination lines and thus affecting the efficiency of liquid crystal, so as to improve efficiency of liquid crystal.01-24-2013
20090310074THIN FILM TRANSISTOR ARRAY PANEL - A thin film transistor array panel according to one embodiment of the invention comprises: first, second, and third pixel electrodes arranged sequentially, the second pixel electrode including first and second sub-pixel electrodes, the second pixel electrode occupying an area comprising a first area and a second area that is disposed closer to the third pixel electrode than the first area; first, second, and third thin film transistors connected to the first, the second, and the third pixel electrodes, respectively; first, second, and third gate lines connected to the first, the second, and the third thin film transistors, respectively; and a data line connected to the first, the second, and the third thin film transistors, wherein the second sub-pixel electrode is capacitively coupled to the third pixel electrode, and the second sub-pixel electrode is present in both the first and the second areas.12-17-2009
20110025969TOUCH-SENSITIVE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A in-cell touch-sensitive liquid crystal display device (LCD) includes a first substrate, a second substrate opposite to the first substrate, a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, a first sensing line and a second sensing line disposed on the second substrate, a first conductive layer and a second conductive layer electrically connected to the first sensing line and the second sensing line, respectively, and electrically isolated from each other by a gap existing therebetween. The in-cell touch-sensitive LCD device further includes a spacer disposed on the first substrate and corresponding to the gap. The spacer is electrically connected to the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer in response to an external pressure.02-03-2011
20100201931DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A display device may include a first substrate, a second substrate, and a liquid crystal layer. The first substrate may include a domain-forming layer including a depression pattern for forming a liquid crystal domain in a pixel area and a pixel electrode formed on the domain-forming layer. The second substrate may face the first substrate. The second substrate may include a common electrode formed on the entire surface thereof. The liquid crystal layer may be disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate. The liquid crystal layer may include a reactive mesogen (RM) which fixes liquid crystal molecules formed in the liquid crystal domain. Since a liquid crystal domain may be formed without a separate pattern on a common electrode, a display device having an enhanced aperture ratio and an enhanced viewing angle may be manufactured.08-12-2010
20120099067ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - In a display region, pixel electrodes are arranged with a predetermined pitch in a matrix. Dummy pixel electrodes provided in a dummy display region surrounding the display region are formed from the same layer as the pixel electrodes, and are arranged in an island shape so as to have the same size and pitch as the pixel electrodes. The dummy pixel electrodes are connected to each other via a wire positioned under the pixel electrodes.04-26-2012
20110285950ACTIVE DEVICE ARRAY SUBSTRATE - An active device array substrate includes a substrate, first scan lines, second scan lines, data lines, and pixels. The first and the second scan lines are alternately arranged along a first direction. The data lines are arranged in parallel along a second direction. The pixels are arranged to form first pixel rows and second pixel rows alternately arranged in the first direction. The first pixel row includes first and second pixels electrically connected to the first scan lines, the second scan lines, and the data line, respectively. The second pixel row includes third and fourth pixels electrically connected to the first scan lines, the second scan lines, and the data line, respectively. The pixels between two adjacent data lines are arranged in two columns. Among the pixels in the same column, the pixels in odd rows and in even rows are electrically connected to different data lines, respectively.11-24-2011
20090279036DISPLAY SUBSTRATE, A METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME AND A DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A display substrate includes a transparent substrate, a gate line formed on the transparent substrate, a data line crossing the gate line, a thin film transistor electrically connected to the gate line and the data line, and a pixel electrode. The pixel electrode includes a body electrode section electrically connected to the thin film transistor and a plurality of protruding electrodes protruding from the body electrode section. Each of the protruding electrodes includes a trapezoidal electrode having two sides that are inclined with respect to a protrusion direction that is a lengthwise direction of the body electrode section.11-12-2009
20110299021LIQUID FLUORESCENT COMPOSITION AND LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE - The invention discloses a reflective liquid crystal material formulation, wherein a liquid crystal component of high dielectric anisotropy is employed to lower the driving voltage. By modulating the addition ratio of the high dielectric anisotropy components, reflective liquid crystal compositions of different reflective colors can be driven by a single driving voltage. The invention also provides a reflective bistable display using the above formulation.12-08-2011
20110141422LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device (06-16-2011
20100014039LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND THIN FILM TRANSISTOR SUBSTRATE THEREFOR - The invention is directed to an improved flat panel liquid crystal display (LCD). In one embodiment the improved LCD includes a liquid crystal layer that completely fills a gap formed between a color filter array and a thin film transistor (TFT) array. The TFT array includes a substrate that includes one or more pixel areas. Each pixel area may be divided into at least two pixel sub-areas. Each pixel sub-area is configured to have a different electric field than its counterparts, such that mutual compensation in the sub-areas decreases distortion of a gamma curve and improves lateral visibility of the flat panel display. In one embodiment, a first pixel electrode is formed in a first of the at least two pixel sub-areas; and a second pixel electrode is formed in a second of the at least two pixel sub-areas.01-21-2010
20100265446LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A liquid crystal display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a pixel disposed on the second substrate, a bottom capacitor electrode, a top capacitor electrode, a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, and a plurality of protrusions disposed on the first substrate. The pixel includes a first pixel electrode and a second pixel electrode, in which a main slit is formed between the first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode. The bottom capacitor electrode is disposed on the second substrate and overlaps a portion of the main slit, and the top capacitor electrode is disposed on the second substrate and forms a capacitor with the bottom capacitor electrode.10-21-2010
20100265445FLAT DISPLAY PANEL - A flat display panel includes an array substrate and a color filter substrate facing each other. Multiple first electrodes and second electrodes are formed on the array substrate. The first electrodes receive scan signals transmitted from a driving circuit, and each of the second electrodes is connected to a corresponding scan line. Multiple signal lines are formed on the color filter substrate and in an active display area. Besides, multiple third electrodes and forth electrodes are formed on the color filter substrate. Each of the third electrodes is electrically connected to a corresponding forth electrode by a corresponding signal line, each of the third electrodes is electrically connected to a corresponding first electrode, and each of the forth electrodes is electrically connected to a corresponding second electrode.10-21-2010
20100033664Array substrate for in-plane switching mode liquid crystal display device and method of fabricating the same - An array substrate for an in-plane switching mode liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of gate lines on a substrate including a display region and a non-display region at a periphery of the display region; a plurality of common lines in the display region and parallel to the gate line, an end of each of the common lines disposed in the non-display region; a plurality of gate link lines each connected to an end of each of the gate lines and disposed in the non-display region; a gate insulating layer on the gate lines, the common lines and the gate link lines; a plurality of data lines on the gate insulating layer and crossing the gate lines to define a plurality of pixel regions in the display region; a first auxiliary common line on the gate insulating layer and in the non-display region, the first auxiliary common line crossing the gate link lines; a passivation layer on the data lines and the first auxiliary common line, the passivation layer including a first contact hole exposing the end of each of the common lines and a second contact hole exposing a portion of the first auxiliary common line; and a second auxiliary common line on the passivation layer and overlapping the first auxiliary common line, the second auxiliary common line electrically connected to the first auxiliary common line through the second contact hole and each of the common lines though the first contact hole, wherein the second auxiliary common line has substantially the same shape as the first auxiliary common line.02-11-2010
20100014038Black and White Color Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Display - A cholesteric display may be formed, in some embodiments, using a single display element to produce multi-colors for display. A cholesteric material may be sandwiched between a pair of substrates, each associated with pairs of opposed electrodes that are arranged in general transversely to the optical axis of incident light. The first pair of electrodes produce one of two liquid crystal states and result in the reflection of light of a particular wavelength. Light of other wavelengths may be reflected when a second pair (or set) of opposed electrodes, arranged in general transversely, also to the optical axis of incident light, are biased appropriately. So does a third pair (or set) of electrodes. A black and white color display may be generated from a single display element by modulating the pitch length of the cholesteric material within each pairs (or sets).01-21-2010
20090190080Liquid crystal display device - A liquid crystal display device including a liquid crystal layer, a common electrode, and an electrode set is provided. The liquid crystal layer is placed between said common electrode and the electrode set, and the electrode set is provided for switching the liquid crystal layer. The electrode set includes a first electrode and a second electrode. The first electrode switches a first area of the liquid crystal layer. The second electrode switches a second area of the liquid crystal layer. Particularly, the second area includes at least a part of the area of the liquid crystal layer that the first area does not include.07-30-2009
20090290114DISPLAY SUBSTRATE AND DISPLAY PANEL HAVING THE SAME - A first slit pattern is formed in a display substrate and a display panel of vertical alignment mode having the display substrate. The first slit pattern includes slits, a pair of projections and a pair of notches. A divergence point where the slits meet each other and an incision portion of the slits have the same function as the pair of projections in the generation of a singular point of liquid crystal. A contact hole exposing a part of an output electrode of a switching element is formed at a protective layer of an array substrate. A step recess is formed at a protective layer corresponding to a storage electrode, a divergence point of the slits is arranged to correspond to the storage electrode. The singular point of the liquid crystal is induced to occur at a regular position, and thus afterimages and spots can be prevented.11-26-2009
20100002179LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A liquid crystal display includes: a pair of substrates which are disposed so as to be opposite each other and have a liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween; an upper electrode configured to be included in one substrate of the pair of substrates, and be formed so as to have a plurality of slits therein; and a lower electrode configured to be included in the one substrate of the pair of substrates, and be formed on an insulating film covering the upper electrode so as to be partially overlapped with the upper electrode in plan view; wherein the lower electrode has at least one slit which is formed so as to be parallel with the plurality of slits formed in the upper electrode; and wherein the at least one slit formed in the lower electrode is formed so as to be overlapped with the upper electrode in plan view.01-07-2010
20100007837ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - An array substrate includes a substrate, a switching element, a pixel electrode, and a common electrode. The substrate includes a plurality of gate lines, data lines insulated from the gate lines, and the data lines extend in a direction crossing the gate lines. The switching element is connected to the gate lines and data lines. The pixel electrode is arranged in a pixel area which is defined on the substrate, and is connected to an output electrode of the switching element. The common electrode corresponds to the pixel area and is insulated from the pixel electrode, and the common electrode has at least one first slit corresponding to the data line.01-14-2010
20090153789Vertically Aligned Liquid Crystal Display - A vertically aligned type liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal layer disposed between pixel electrodes and a common electrode and containing vertically aligned liquid crystal molecules, the orientation of the liquid crystal molecules being controlled by an electric field. An orientation controller is formed on the common electrode at a position opposing the pixel electrode and an aspect ratio, i.e., a vertical to horizontal length ratio of the pixel electrode is set to at least 2. Alternatively, the pixel electrode is partitioned into at least two electrode regions so that each region represents a divided pixel electrode.06-18-2009
20090153788LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL HAVING WIDE VIEWING ANGLE - A panel for a liquid crystal display and method of fabrication are provided the panel including: a pixel electrode having a plurality of partitions connected to each other; a first wire adjacent to the pixel electrode and applied with a voltage different from a voltage applied to the pixel electrode; and a switching element connected to the pixel electrode, supplying a signal to the pixel electrode, and having a gate electrode, a source electrode, and a drain electrode, wherein a portion of the drain electrode extends between the pixel electrode and the first wire, wherein at least one of connecting members connecting the plurality of partitions of the pixel electrode covers the first wire.06-18-2009
20090141227DISPLAY SUBSTRATE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A display substrate includes a transparent insulating substrate, a transparent common electrode, a dummy pattern and a key pattern. The transparent insulating substrate has a display area and a non-display area. Images are displayed in the display area, and the non-display area surrounds the display area. The transparent common electrode is formed in the display area of the insulating substrate. The dummy pattern is formed in the non-display area of the insulating substrate. The dummy pattern is formed from the same material as the common electrode. The key pattern is formed on the dummy pattern. The key pattern may include a metal or an opaque photoresist. Therefore, a process of manufacturing the display substrate may be simplified.06-04-2009
20100020282ACTIVE MATRIX SUBSTRATE, DISPLAY DEVICE, TELEVISION RECEIVER, AND METHOD FOR REPAIRING DEFECTS OF ACTIVE MATRIX SUBSTRATE - An active matrix substrate includes a transistor, a pixel electrode connected with one of the current-flowing electrodes of the transistor, a storage capacitor wiring, a lead wiring extending from one of the current-flowing electrodes of the transistor, and a repair wiring extending from the storage capacitor wiring. The repair wiring overlaps a portion of the lead wiring with an insulating layer interposed therebetween. As a result, TFT defects (for example, a short circuit between a source electrode and a drain electrode) can be repaired, and performance of fast display and reduction in electric power consumption can be realized.01-28-2010
20090147202Liquid Crystal Display Device - A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate and a second substrate, a liquid crystal between the first substrate and the second substrate, and a plurality of video signal lines, gate signal lines, and counter voltage signal lines formed on the first substrate. A plurality of pixel electrodes, counter electrodes and which are connected to one of the counter voltage signal lines, and thin film transistors are formed on the first substrate. Each of the counter voltage signal lines is extended in parallel to the gate signal line, and a width of a side of the counter voltage signal line which faces the first substrate is wider than a width of a side of the counter voltage signal line which faces the liquid crystal.06-11-2009
20100118250LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A sealant contains a plurality of conductive members, and is formed in a closed pattern, when viewed from a direction normal to a surface of a first substrate or a second substrate. A second electrode is formed on a surface located on the first substrate side of the second substrate, and a first electrode, which is provided so as to face a part of the second electrode, and is electrically connected to the second electrode through the conductive members contained in the sealant, is formed over the first substrate. The first electrode is provided so as to at least partially overlap a crossing portion of the sealant.05-13-2010
20100118249DISPLAY PANEL AND PIXEL ARRAY SUBSTRATE - A display panel having a display region and a sealant region is provided. The display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a sealant and a display medium. The sealant is disposed between the first and second substrates and within the sealant region. The display medium is disposed between the first and second substrates and within the display region. The second substrate includes pixel units and wires electrically connected to the pixel units. The pixel units are disposed within the display region, the wires extend to the sealant region from the display region, and at least a portion of the wires in the sealant region has slots. In particular, each of the slots has a side edge adjacent to the edge of the wire which the slot is disposed therein, and the distances from the side edge to the edge of the wire are not equal.05-13-2010
20100118251PIXEL STRUCTURE - A pixel structure including a substrate, a scan line, a data line, a common line, an active device, a pixel electrode, a passivation layer and a transition auxiliary electrode is provided. The scan line and the data line on the substrate intersect with each other to define a pixel region. The common line on the substrate is parallel to the scan line. The active device disposed within the pixel region is electrically connected to the scan line and the data line. The pixel electrode disposed within the pixel region is electrically connected to the active device. The passivation layer is between the data line and the pixel electrode. The transition auxiliary electrode is adjacent to the periphery of the pixel electrode and electrically connected to the common line through a contact hole of the passivation layer. The transition auxiliary electrode and the pixel electrode are made of the same film.05-13-2010
20120033169LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes: first gate lines and second gate lines alternately formed in a first direction; data lines intersect the first gate lines and the second gate lines; common lines; shield lines extending from the common lines such that the shield lines are disposed adjacent to opposite sides of the data lines in parallel; first transistors formed at regions where the first gate lines and the data lines intersect; first pixel electrodes formed at pixel regions of first pixels defined by intersection between the first gate lines and the data lines, the first pixel electrodes at least partially overlapping with the common lines and the shield lines respectively around the pixel regions of the first pixels; and first common electrodes formed alternately with the first pixel electrodes at the pixel regions of the first pixels.02-09-2012
20090207362LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The liquid crystal display device, in which liquid crystal is filled between a TFT array substrate having a TFT and a counter substrate placed opposite to the TFT array substrate, includes a pixel electrode placed at least partly directly over or under a drain electrode of the thin film transistor so as to directly overlap the drain electrode, an interlayer insulating layer placed to cover the pixel electrode, and a counter electrode placed on the interlayer insulating layer and having a slit to generate a fringe electric field with the pixel electrode, wherein the counter electrode is placed to overlap a gate line connected to a gate electrode of the TFT in at least part of area and connected to the counter electrode in an adjacent pixel across the gate line.08-20-2009
20090207363LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes an array substrate including a pixel electrode which is disposed in each of pixels, a counter-substrate which is disposed to be opposed to the array substrate and includes a counter-electrode which is common to a plurality of the pixels, and a liquid crystal layer which is held between the array substrate and the counter-substrate. The pixel electrode includes a first major electrode portion having a strip shape, and the counter-electrode includes second major electrode portions each having a strip shape, the second major electrode portions being disposed in parallel to the first major electrode portion in a manner that the first major electrode portion is interposed between the second major electrode portions and that the first major electrode portion and the second major electrode portions are alternately arranged.08-20-2009
20100079714LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display device and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The device includes a first substrate; a first pixel having a first pixel electrode deposed on the first substrate; a second pixel having a second pixel electrode deposed on the first substrate, wherein the first and second pixels are adjacent; a second substrate deposed on the opposite side of the first substrate; a liquid crystal layer including a plurality of first and second liquid crystal molecules, deposed between the first and second substrates; a first common electrode and a second common electrode deposed on the second substrate, respectively opposite to the first and second pixel electrodes; a first pattern deposed on the first common electrode; and a second pattern deposed on the second common electrode; wherein the second pattern causes the second liquid crystal molecules corresponding to the second pixel electrode aligned asymmetrically.04-01-2010
20090091698THIN FILM TRANSISTOR SUBSTRATE, DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A display substrate includes a first sensor line substantially parallel with the gate line or the data line, a first protrusion portion protruded from the first sensor line, and a first sensor electrode electrically connected to the first protrusion portion. The first sensor electrode includes a malleable metal. The malleable metal can overcome pressure and elastic deformation. Thus, the sensor electrode made from the malleable metal is not easily damaged by pressing the sensor electrode repeatedly.04-09-2009
20100123865LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An exemplary liquid crystal display panel includes a substrate and first conductive wires. The first conductive wires are arranged at a surface of the substrate. Each of the first conductive wires includes a plurality of first connecting portions, a plurality of second connecting portions and a conductive portion with a plurality of conductive particles. The conductive portion is sandwiched between the first connecting portions and the second connecting portions, thus electrically connecting the first connecting portions to the second connecting portions. A method for manufacturing the liquid crystal display panel is also provided.05-20-2010
20090273752Liquid crystal display having transparent conductive film on interlayer insulating film formed by coating - A liquid crystal display is fabricated which has bus wires disposed in a grid shape, switching elements coupled to the bus wires, and pixel electrodes which are disposed on an interlayer insulating film formed by coating and which are coupled with the switching elements. In fabricating the liquid crystal display, when a transparent conductive film is formed on the interlayer insulating film which is formed by coating, the temperature of the substrate is controlled to become 100° C.-170° C. In another embodiment, when the transparent conductive film is formed on the interlayer insulating film in a non-heated condition, an oxygen flow rate ratio is set to 1% or lower, and annealing is performed after forming the film. Thereby, when etching the ITO film on the interlayer insulating film, etching residue is not produced. Further, contact resistance between the ITO film and the lower layer metal can be uniformly decreased, and display defects can be obviated.11-05-2009
20110170044LIQUID CRYSTALS AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS EMPLOYING THE SAME - A liquid crystal includes about 60 wt % to about 80 wt % of a first compound material, about 2 wt % to about 15 wt % of a second compound material, and a neutral compound material. The first compound material has a dielectric anisotropy of a first polarity, and the second compound material has a dielectric anisotropy of a second polarity.07-14-2011
20090296036LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An LCD having pixels arrayed along a first direction and a second direction crossing the first direction includes: opposite first and second substrates having facing first and second surfaces, respectively; a first light shielding layer formed along the second direction between the pixels adjacent in the first direction on the first surface; a first electrode formed within each pixel on the second surface and having a first electrode portion; a second electrode positioned between the pixels adjacent in the first direction on the second surface to at least partially overlap the first light shielding layer in plan view and having a second electrode portion extending along the first electrode portion; a third electrode having a third electrode portion formed along the first direction between the pixels adjacent in the second direction on the second surface.12-03-2009
20100277682LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device has pixel regions defined by gate lines and data lines perpendicular to the gate lines. The gate electrodes of thin film transistors (TFTs) at a first side of the data lines project from the gate lines. Active layers are disposed on the gate electrodes. Source electrodes overlap the active layers. Drain electrodes are parallel to the gate lines, spaced from the source electrodes and overlap the active layers. Pixel electrodes formed on the pixel region are connected to the drain electrodes. This structure prevents poor picture quality by minimizing the differences between the parasitic capacitance formed between the gate electrode and the drain electrode in adjacent pixel regions even if Y- or X-axis misalignment occurs.11-04-2010
20080239225Liquid crystal panel having elements for electrically coupling common electrode and common lines - An exemplary liquid crystal panel (10-02-2008
20090168004LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display (LCD) panel and manufacturing method thereof capable of ensuring an aperture ratio while reducing the number of data lines by a change of an arrangement structure of subpixels includes a plurality of subpixels constituting a display region, a plurality of thin film transistors (TFTs) connected respectively to the plurality of subpixels, a plurality of gate lines connected to the TFTs and formed along long sides of the subpixels, a plurality of data lines connected to the TFTs and formed along short sides of the subpixels, a plurality of storage lines formed to pass through the subpixels along the short sides of the subpixels, a first common storage line connected commonly to one end of each of the plurality of storage lines, and a second common storage line connected commonly to an opposite end of each of the plurality of storage lines.07-02-2009
20080273154LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING WIDE VIEWING ANGLE - A tetragonal ring shape aperture is formed in the common electrode on one substrate and a cross shape aperture is formed at the position corresponding to the center of the tetragonal ring shape aperture in the pixel electrode on the other substrate. A liquid crystal layer between two electrodes are divided to four domains where the directors of the liquid crystal layer have different angles when a voltage is applied to the electrodes. The directors in adjacent domains make a right angle. The tetragonal ring shape aperture is broken at midpoint of each side of the tetragon, and the width of the aperture decreases as goes from the bent point to the edge. Wide viewing angle is obtained by four domains where the directors of the liquid crystal layer indicate different directions, disclination is removed and luminance increases.11-06-2008
20120293762GATE DRIVER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY INCLUDING THE SAME - A gate driver includes a gate integrated circuit (“IC”) chip which receives at least two scanning start signals and at least four clock control signals, and outputs a plurality of gate-on voltages, where at least two clock control signals of the at least four clock control signals are generated based on one scanning start signal of the at least two scanning start signals, timings of the at least two scanning start signals are independent of each other, and timings of the at least two clock control signals based on the one scanning start signal are independent of each other.11-22-2012
20080309864LIQUID CRYSTAL COMPOSITION AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal composition includes a biaxial liquid crystal molecule and has improved response speed.12-18-2008
20090316099MULTI-DOMAIN VERTICAL ALIGNMENT LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - An MVA-LCD panel, including an active component array substrate, an opposite substrate and a liquid crystal layer disposed between is provided. The active component array substrate includes scan lines, data lines, control lines and pixel units. Each of the pixel units includes an active component, a domain division electrode (DDE) and a pixel electrode. The active component is electrically connected with the corresponding scan line and the corresponding data line, the DDE being electrically connected with the corresponding control line, the pixel electrode being electrically connected with the active component. The pixel electrode has first slits, and the first DDE are disposed under the first slits. The opposite substrate has a common electrode layer facing toward the active component array substrate. The common electrode layer includes second slits and at least a part of the second slits is disposed over the first domain division electrode.12-24-2009
20080212008Array panel for liquid crystal display device and method of manufacturing the same - An array panel for a liquid crystal display device includes a substrate, a gate line and a gate electrode on the substrate, wherein the gate line is connected to the gate electrode, a gate insulating layer on the gate line and the gate electrode, an active layer on the gate insulating layer, an ohmic contact layer on the active layer, a data line, a source electrode, and a drain electrode on the ohmic contact layer, wherein the data line, the source electrode, and the drain electrode are formed of molybdenum, a passivation layer on the data line, the source and drain electrodes, and a pixel electrode on the passivation layer, wherein the ohmic contact layer has the same shape as the data line, the source, and drain electrodes, and the active layer has the same shape as the data line, and the source electrode, and the drain electrode except for a channel area between the source electrode and the drain electrode, and the channel area has a “U” shape.09-04-2008
20080284963Liquid crystal panel for liquid crystal display device - To utilize effectively the panel space of the liquid crystal panel, this invention has provided a wiring structure, in which the seal material and BM are coated in a superposition and the UV light is irradiated from one side of the TFT substrate; this invention has also provided a wiring structure, in which the seal material can still be irradiated by the UV light with high efficiency, meanwhile, the drop of the resistance value of the metal wiring on the TFT substrate can be restricted to a specific range. The solution is: the liquid crystal dropped is sandwiched between the TFT substrate and the CF substrate, meanwhile the liquid crystal panel is formed by adhering the light cured seal material disposed at the peripheral area of two substrates. In the adhering-formed liquid crystal panel, for the wiring portion, which is the portion of wiring disposed on the TFT substrate superposing the light cured seal material, the wiring structure is formed as follows, that is, the region of the seal material is divided into three regions, an adjacent region, a middle region and an outer region. The function of the respective regions must be held, and the resistance of the metal wiring is minimized under the precondition that the respective function is satisfied sufficiently.11-20-2008
20080284962TRANSVERSE FIELD TYPE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A transverse field type liquid crystal display panel has multiple scan lines 11-20-2008
20080239224LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes an array substrate and an opposing substrate that are disposed face to face at a prescribed interval. The array substrate includes a scan line, signal lines, switching devices disposed at intersections between the scan line and the signal lines, pixel electrodes disposed in a matrix manner and driven by the switching devices and auxiliary capacitance lines for retaining applied voltage for the pixel electrodes. The pixel electrodes have side edges superposed on the signal lines or black matrices formed on the opposing substrate to achieve shielding of light, and the side edges have parts superposed on shield electrodes disposed on the auxiliary capacitance lines to make an amount of superposition between the pixel electrodes and the signal lines or the black matrices in a region corresponding to positions where the shield electrodes are disposed smaller than that in other regions.10-02-2008
20080284964LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND A METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display includes first and second substrates. The first substrate has a first insulating substrate, and a pixel electrode formed on the first insulating substrate with a first opening pattern. The second substrate has a second insulating substrate, and a common electrode formed on the second insulating substrate with a second opening pattern. The first and the second opening patterns proceed parallel to each other while being arranged in an alternate manner. A liquid crystal material is injected between the first and the second substrates. A spacer is positioned at an end of the second opening pattern to maintain the distance between the first and the second substrates.11-20-2008
20110205478LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device with a high aperture ratio in a pixel region while securing a required storage capacitance. A liquid crystal display device comprises in this order: a thin film transistor array substrate; a liquid crystal layer; and a counter substrate, the thin film transistor array substrate comprising: source lines and gate lines that are disposed in a lattice form; a storage capacitor wiring; a transparent pixel electrode disposed in a pixel region; a thin film transistor comprising a gate electrode, a source electrode, and a drain electrode; a gate insulating film between the gate electrode and the source and drain electrodes in layer sequence; and an interlayer insulating film between the source and drain electrodes and the transparent pixel electrode in layer sequence, wherein a first transparent electrode in a lower layer of the drain electrode and a second transparent electrode connected to the storage capacitor wiring are disposed on the gate insulating film, and the second transparent electrode faces the transparent pixel electrode with the interlayer insulating film therebetween.08-25-2011
20110267570ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE - An object of the present invention is to provide an electro-optical device that can achieve desired optical characteristics by eliminating the possibility of transparent electrode conduction failure. An electro-optical device includes a first and a second transparent substrate, an electro-optical material provided between first and second transparent substrates, an optical structure provided on the first or second transparent substrate and having a plurality of segmented lens faces (11-03-2011
20090128766Display Device - A display device includes a substrate having display portion and peripheral portion, a plurality of gate signal lines and a plurality of drain signal lines formed over the substrate, a plurality of switching elements connected to the plurality of gate signal lines and the plurality of drain signal lines and formed over the substrate, and a plurality of pixel electrodes connected to the plurality of switching elements and formed in the display portion. An organic interlayer film is formed in the display portion and the peripheral portion, and a covering layer is formed on the organic interlayer film in the peripheral portion and the insulating film includes at least one of a plurality of recesses and protuberances.05-21-2009
20090128765Display device - A display device may include a first substrate including a pixel region; a gate line disposed on the first substrate; a data line intersecting the gate line; a first electrode disposed on the data line; a second substrate facing the first substrate; a second electrode disposed on the second substrate, the second electrode including domain dividers, the domain dividers including a first domain divider having a first area S05-21-2009
20090122247ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND DISPLAY PANEL HAVING THE SAME - An array substrate includes a gate line, a data line, a plurality of common electrodes, a shield electrode, and a pixel electrode. The gate line is extended along a first direction, and the data line is extended along a second direction. The common electrodes are formed in a plurality of pixel areas. The common electrodes are spaced apart from each other. The shield electrode is formed below the data line and formed between the common electrodes formed in the pixel areas adjacent to each other. The pixel electrode is overlapped with the common electrodes. The pixel electrode has a plurality of openings formed thereon. Therefore, an electric field of a common electrode pattern may prevent coupling between a pixel electrode and a data line, so that a distance between the pixel electrode and the data line may be minimized, and thus an aperture ratio and light transmittance may be enhanced.05-14-2009
20090141228LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY WITH HIGH APERTURE RATIO - A thin film transistor liquid crystal display includes a substrate, a first conductive line disposed on the substrate, an inorganic insulating layer covering the substrate, a transparent electrode attached to the inorganic insulating layer, a second conductive line crossing the first conductive line, an inorganic passivation layer covering the substrate and a pixel electrode attached to the inorganic passivation layer and overlapping the transparent electrode and a part of the first conductive line.06-04-2009
20120069282LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device capable of reducing a white tinge phenomenon in a vertical alignment mode having at least a pair of comb-shaped electrodes. The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device including a pair of substrates disposed opposite each other, and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the pair of substrates, wherein one of the pair of substrates includes a pair of comb-shaped electrodes, the pair of electrodes are disposed opposite each other planarly within a pixel, the liquid crystal layer contains p-type nematic liquid crystal and is driven by an electric field generated between the pair of electrodes, the p-type nematic liquid crystal is vertically aligned relative to surfaces of the pair of substrates when no voltage is applied, and two or more regions differing from each other in an interval between the pair of electrodes are formed within the pixel.03-22-2012
20090185124VERTICAL ALIGNMENT ACTIVE MATRIX LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device comprises a TFT substrate, a CF substrate, a liquid crystal with negative dielectric anisotropy filled between the substrates, a pixel electrode provided on the TFT substrate, and an auxiliary electrode formed around the pixel electrode. A slit for segmenting a pixel region into a plurality of sub-pixel regions is formed in the pixel electrode from the center portion of each pixel toward the periphery portion thereof. The auxiliary electrode has a transparent step film formed at a position corresponding to the slit of the pixel electrode in such a way as to overlie the auxiliary electrode. Molecules of the liquid crystal of each sub-pixel region are aligned toward center of the sub-pixel region from the circumference of the sub-pixel region by a horizontal electric filed applied between the pixel electrode and auxiliary electrode, and the shape of the end portion of the transparent step film.07-23-2009
20090185123Liquid crystal display device - In an IPS type liquid crystal display device, it is attempted to improve display quality. In the IPS type liquid crystal display device, in the case where a liquid crystal layer is of a positive liquid crystal, a counter electrode is divided for each display line. When two adjacent display lines are defined as one display line and the other display line, respectively, a gap between the counter electrode of the one display line and the counter electrode of the other display line extends in a direction of the display line as a whole while bending locally. The gap has a first portion extending along an extending direction of a video line and a second portion extending from the first portion along a direction crossing the video line. An initial alignment axis of the liquid crystal layer is in a direction within a range of +5° to +20° or −5° to −20° clockwise with respect to the video line. When an angle measured clockwise from the initial alignment axis of the liquid crystal layer to the second portion of the gap is θ1, a relation of 88°≦θ1≦92° is satisfied. The video line is formed of a light-shielding material, and the first portion of the gap is planary overlapped with the video line.07-23-2009
20080316410DISPLAY DEVICE - To provide display devices with improved image quality and reliability or display devices with a large screen at low cost with high productivity, an electrode layer containing a conductive polymer is used as an electrode layer for a display element, and the concentration of ionic impurities contained in the electrode layer containing a conductive polymer is reduced (preferably to 100 ppm or less). Ionic impurities are ionized, and easily become mobile ions, and they deteriorate a liquid crystal layer or an electroluminescent layer, which is used for a display element. Therefore, an electrode layer containing a conductive polymer, in which such ionic impurities are reduced is provided; thus, reliability of the display device can be improved.12-25-2008
20090251653TFT SUBSTRATE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE USING SAME, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME - The TFT substrate having a transparent conductive film pattern configuring a terminal that can be connected from outside and a first line extending from the terminal; a metal film that is removed from over the terminal and formed on the transparent conductive film pattern on the inside thereof; and an insulating film covering the metal film.10-08-2009
20110222010DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A display device having an improved viewing angle by using a linear polarization structure, and a method of manufacturing the same. The display device includes a first substrate arrangement including a domain forming layer and a pixel electrode arranged on the domain forming layer, the pixel electrode having a cross type opening pattern, a second substrate arrangement including a common electrode arranged on an entire surface that faces the first substrate arrangement and a liquid crystal layer arranged between the first substrate arrangement and the second substrate arrangement, the liquid crystal layer including a plurality of liquid crystal molecules and a reactive mesogen to fix liquid crystal molecules and to produce a liquid crystal domain based on the cross type opening pattern.09-15-2011
20090079925LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - After supply of power, a liquid crystal display device performing transition from a first state to a second state different from the first state before a display operation is provided with a transition nucleus forming portion around a pixel electrode or inside. The transition nucleus forming portion performs transition to the second state prior to other portion during a transition drive period. The transition nucleus forming portion of the pixel electrode has an edge portion formed into a reverse taper shape decreasing in its thickness toward the tip end. Therefore, transition from a splay alignment to a bend alignment is performed with simple element and drive circuit configuration in all pixels.03-26-2009
20090310073Array substrate for in-plane switching mode liquid crystal display device and fabricating method of the same - An array substrate for an in-plane switching mode liquid crystal display device includes a gate line on a substrate, a gate insulating layer on the gate line, first and second data lines on the gate insulating layer and crossing the gate line to define a pixel region, a first extending portion on the gate insulating layer and extending from the second data line, a thin film transistor connected to the gate line and the first data line, a passivation layer on the first and second data lines and the thin film transistor, the passivation layer having a first contact hole exposing a drain electrode of the thin film transistor, a first pattern in the pixel region on the passivation layer, the first pattern connected to the drain electrode through the first contact hole and overlapping the first extending portion, a plurality of first electrodes extending from the first pattern, the plurality of first electrodes parallel to the first and second data lines, a second pattern in the pixel region on the passivation layer and parallel to gate line, the second pattern electrically connected to the second data line, and a plurality of second electrodes extending from the second pattern and alternating with the plurality of first electrodes by a first distance between adjacent first and second electrodes, wherein one of the plurality of first electrodes is spaced apart from the second data line by a distance equal to the first distance or more than the first distance and less than double the first distance, and another of the plurality of first electrodes or one of the plurality of second electrodes is spaced apart from the first data line by a second distance narrower than the first distance.12-17-2009
20090066901LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display is provided. The liquid crystal display including a first substrate having thereon a plurality of gate lines and data lines intersected to each other, so as to form a pixel surrounded thereby, a second substrate counter to the substrate, a common electrode disposed on the first substrate and having a first portion and a slit corresponding to one of the data lines and a second portion located inside the pixel, and a pixel electrode disposed between the first portion and the second portion of the common electrode, and adjacent to the first portion. The first portion of the common electrode and the pixel electrode have a first distance d03-12-2009
20090201455ACTIVE MATRIX SUBSTRATE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE PROVIDED WITH SAME - An active matrix substrate includes an insulating substrate, gate wires and source wires that intersect with each other on the insulating substrate, and TFTs provided at intersections of signal lines. The TFTs include gate electrodes, source electrodes and drain electrodes, respectively. A transparent conductive film, which is arranged to be used as a lower layer of the sources and the drains, is used as common electrodes for pixel areas surrounded by adjacent source wires, and also common electrode wires arranged to connect adjacent ones of the common electrodes parallel or substantially parallel to the source wires. This provides an active matrix substrate in which a signal delay caused by resistance and parasitic capacitance is reduced.08-13-2009
20090086143LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - Provided is a liquid crystal display device including: a pair of transparent substrates including a liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween, wherein, at the liquid crystal layer side of one of the pair of transparent substrates, a plurality of scan lines and a plurality of signal lines are arranged in a display area in a matrix, first electrodes are formed in pixel areas partitioned by the scan lines and the signal lines, a second electrode is formed on the first electrodes with an insulating film interposed therebetween over at least the display area, a common line is formed outside the display area, and the second electrode is electrically connected to the common line via a low-resistance line which is formed along at least one side of the display area.04-02-2009
20090096975LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes a gate line on a substrate including a display region and a non-display region; odd and even data lines crossing the gate line to define a pixel region in the display region; a thin film transistor connected to the gate line and one of the odd and even data lines; a pixel electrode in the pixel region and connected to the thin film transistor; first and second data link lines electrically connected to the odd and even data lines, respectively, and formed with a gate insulating layer therebetween; and first and second data pad electrodes at one ends of the first and second data link lines, respectively.04-16-2009
20110228206LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A liquid crystal device includes a first substrate; a secondary substrate facing the first substrate; and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the first substrate and the second substrate. A display operation is performed by changing an alignment state of the liquid crystal layer from a splay alignment to a bend alignment. The first substrate includes a plurality of scanning lines, a plurality of data lines intersecting the plurality of scanning lines, a plurality of pixel electrodes, and a plurality of transition electrodes generating a potential difference with respect to the pixel electrodes, and a plurality of transition electrodes being formed closer to the liquid crystal layer than the scanning lines or the data lines and closer to the first substrate than the pixel electrodes.09-22-2011
20110228205LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND RELATED DEVICE - A liquid crystal display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a first electrode, a second electrode, a third electrode, an isolating layer, and a conductor. The first electrode is disposed between the first substrate and the isolating layer, on which the conductor is disposed. Each of the second and third electrodes is disposed on the second substrate and includes a contact surface. The second and third electrodes are not in contact with each other and are separated by a gap. The conductor is disposed in accordance with the location of the gap.09-22-2011
20090103034LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes an array substrate, a counter-substrate which is disposed to be opposed to the array substrate, a liquid crystal layer which is formed of a liquid crystal material which is held between the array substrate and the counter-substrate, and a sealant which bonds the array substrate and the counter-substrate. The array substrate includes a pixel electrode having a slit, and a counter-electrode which is opposed to the pixel electrode via an interlayer insulation film. The counter-substrate has a shield electrode on an outer surface thereof. The shield electrode is disposed such that an end portion thereof along at least one side of the counter-substrate, is exposed on the outer surface of the counter-substrate.04-23-2009
20090103033PIXEL STRUCTURE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL HAVING THE SAME - A pixel structure including a first active device, a second active device, a first pixel electrode electrically connecting the first active device, a second pixel electrode electrically connecting the second active device and a first capacitance lower electrode is provided. Both the first active device and the second active device electrically connect a scan line and a data line. The first pixel electrode has a first interlacing pattern and first stripe patterns connected thereto. The second pixel electrode has a second interlacing pattern and second stripe patterns connected thereto. The first capacitance lower electrode located under the first interlacing pattern has a first region and second regions. The first pixel electrode substantially shields the first region but does not shield the second regions. An area ratio of the first region to the second regions is about 10:1˜300:1.04-23-2009
20090225267LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A liquid crystal device is provided which includes: a first substrate and a second substrate that are disposed to face each other; a liquid crystal layer that is sandwiched between the first substrate and the second substrate; a first electrode that is provided on the liquid crystal layer side of the first substrate; an insulating layer that is provided on the liquid crystal layer side of the first electrode; and a second electrode that is provided on the liquid crystal layer side of the insulating layer, in which the first substrate has formed thereon a plurality of data lines and a plurality of scan lines which intersect each other; sub-pixels are formed at regions surrounded by the data lines and the scan lines; the second electrode has a plurality of linear electrodes that is disposed with a gap therebetween; each of the plurality of linear electrodes extends in a long-axis direction of the sub-pixels and has at least one bent portion; the bent portion has such a shape that both sides thereof are inclined in opposite directions with respect to the long-axis direction of the sub-pixels; and the data lines or the scan lines are bent in an extending direction of the linear electrodes having the bent portion.09-10-2009
20090244466Liquid Crystal Display Device - A liquid crystal display device which can decrease periodical stripe-shaped irregularities is provided. In an active-matrix-type liquid crystal display device, a width of a stripe-shaped irregularity generating region where distance between a pixel electrode and a counter electrode changes is set to 50 μm less. To be more specific, at the time of exposing a resist pattern on a TFT substrate, by scanning an exposure light plural times using a direct drawing exposure machine, a width of an overlapping region of exposure regions which is generated in scanning is set to 50 μm or less thus setting the width of the stripe-shaped irregularity generating region to 50 μm or less.10-01-2009
20090244465ELECTRO-OPTIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electro-optic device includes first electrodes that apply voltage to the liquid crystal layer in the pixel area and second electrodes that apply voltage to the liquid crystal layer in the peripheral area for shielding the peripheral area from light.10-01-2009
20120105787LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device having a high definition screen in which a pixel electrode is formed in a region surrounded by a gate line and a drain line, and a trapezoidal protrusion having an upper surface and inclined surfaces is formed below the gate line. Since a TFT is formed over a trapezoidal protrusion and a channel portion is formed over the upper surface and the inclined surfaces of the trapezoidal protrusion, the width of the channel portion can be enlarged compared to that of a channel portion formed over a plane. The pixel electrode is in contact with a source electrode at the inclined surface of the trapezoidal protrusion. This configuration allows the TFT and a contact of the pixel electrode and a source electrode to be formed over part of the trapezoidal protrusion.05-03-2012
20120105785LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes: a first substrate, a second substrate facing the first substrate, a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate and including liquid crystal molecules, a gate line positioned on the first substrate, a data line positioned on the first substrate and crossing the gate line, a first thin film transistor and a second thin film transistor connected to the gate line and the data line, a third thin film transistor connected to the gate line and the second thin film transistor, a reference voltage line connected to the third thin film transistor, and a pixel electrode including a first subpixel electrode connected to the first thin film transistor and a second subpixel electrode connected to the second thin film transistor.05-03-2012
20120105784PIXEL STRUCTURE AND DISPLAY PANEL - A pixel structure and a display panel are provided. The pixel structure includes a first scan line, a data line, a first active device, a first pixel electrode, and a first conductive pattern. The first active device is connected to the first scan line and the data line. The first pixel electrode is electrically connected to the data line through the first active device. The first conductive pattern is located above the first scan line and connected in parallel with the first scan line.05-03-2012
20090257014LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A liquid crystal device includes: a first substrate; a second substrate disposed to face the first substrate; a liquid crystal layer being disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate and having both of a splay alignment state and a bend alignment state; a plurality of gate lines formed on a surface of the first substrate facing the liquid crystal layer; a plurality of source lines formed on the surface of the first substrate facing the liquid crystal layer to intersect the gate lines in a plan view; switching elements formed on the surface of the first substrate facing the liquid crystal layer to correspond to the intersections of the gate lines and the source lines; and pixel electrodes formed on the surface of the first substrate facing the liquid crystal layer and electrically connected to the switching elements. Here, each pixel electrode has an overlap area overlapping with a part of the gate lines or the source lines in a plan view and has a stepped portion between the overlap area and an area other than the overlap area.10-15-2009
20120194775LIQUID CRYSTALLINE COMPOUND, LIQUID CRYSTAL COMPOSITION, LIQUID CRYSTAL ELEMENT, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A novel liquid crystalline compound and/or a liquid crystal composition including the novel liquid crystalline compound that can be used for a variety of liquid crystal devices capable of exhibiting a blue phase with a wide temperature range are/is provided. A liquid crystalline compound represented by the general formula (G1) is provided. In the general formula (G1), n is an integer of 2 to 1008-02-2012
20120194773DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY SET HAVING THE SAME - A display apparatus includes: a substrate including display areas and a non-display area disposed around edges of the display areas; gate lines disposed in the display areas; data lines disposed in the display areas and crossing the gate lines; pixels disposed in the display areas and connected to the gate lines and data lines; and a gate driver disposed in the peripheral area, between the display areas. The gate driver is connected to the gate lines, to output gate signals to the gate lines.08-02-2012
20100157226LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A liquid crystal panel includes: first and second substrates arranged to be opposite each other at a predetermined gap; a liquid crystal layer filled between the first and second substrates; alignment films; a counter electrode pattern formed on the first substrate; and a pixel electrode pattern formed on the first substrate so as to have a plurality of electrode branches, the pixel electrode pattern having a partial connection branch formed around a contact so as to transversely connect a plurality of electrode branches extending from the contact from among the plurality of electrode branches.06-24-2010
20100188630ELECTRO-OPTICAL LIGHT CONTROL ELEMENT, ELECTRO-OPTICAL DISPLAY AND CONTROL MEDIUM - The present invention relates to an electro-optical light-modulation element of the FFS type, and to electro-optical displays and display systems, such as, for example, television screens and computer monitors, which contain elements of this type. The light-modulation elements according to the invention contain a liquid-crystalline modulation medium which has optimised elastic constants and are distinguished, in particular, by high contrast and/or optimised transmission in addition to good contrast, a low viewing-angle dependence, short response times and low addressing voltages. The present invention likewise relates to the liquid-crystalline modulation media used in the electro-optical light-modulation elements.07-29-2010
20130215370DISPLAY DEVICE SUBSTRATE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A thin film transistor substrate (08-22-2013
20100225866DISPLAY MEDIUM - A display medium includes: a pair of substrates that have light transmittance; electrode members that are respectively formed on the opposing surfaces of the substrates, have light transmittance, and are capable of carrying an electric current; a display member that is interposed between the electrode members and displays display information when the electric current is supplied; a terminal portion provided at one electrode member; a reinforcing portion that has electrical conductivity and is joined to the terminal portion; and a mounted electrode that has electrical conductivity and is joined to the terminal portion by a joining material that has, after curing, a cohesive force larger than that of the reinforcing portion. The area of a reinforcing joining region of the terminal portion to which the reinforcing portion is joined is smaller than the area of a mounted joining region of the terminal portion to which the joining material is joined.09-09-2010
20100225867TFT ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND TWISTED NEMATIC LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A TFT array substrate includes a plurality of gate lines, common lines, data lines and pixel electrodes. Each common line includes a common electrode which is perpendicular to the gate line and has a first width. The data line has a second width and is perpendicular to the gate line, wherein two adjacent gate lines and two adjacent data lines define a pixel. The pixel electrodes are located in the pixels respectively, wherein the common electrode is overlapped with the data line and a part of the pixel electrode, and the common electrode completely shelters a gap between the pixel electrode and the data line.09-09-2010
20100225868TRANSPARENT CONDUCTING ELECTRODES AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING - The invention relates to flexible liquid crystal devices and methods, and the electrically conducting backplane of a liquid crystal display for example. A substrate is provided that supports components of a liquid crystal display including a liquid crystal layer that is electrically addressed to produce images. The substrate can be flexible or drapable. An electrode arrangement is formed on the substrate, which includes a plurality of small islands or zones of highly conductive material. The highly conductive islands or zones may be dimensioned to be smaller than the dimensions of the electrode pattern, and are electrically isolated from one another. The plurality of islands or zones are then connected in a predetermined pattern by a conducting polymer layer having a predetermined configuration to provide the desired electrode pattern.09-09-2010
20100220277ELECTRO-OPTICAL APPARATUS - An electro-optical apparatus includes a first substrate, a second substrate and a conductive pad formed on the outside of a display region of the first substrate. A mark portion configured of a multiple concentric-circle pattern formed upon the first or second substrate so as to overlap with the conductive pad.09-02-2010
20100238390LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - The embodiment of the invention provides a liquid crystal panel, comprising a color filter substrate, an array substrate and a layer of liquid crystal molecules interposed between the color filter substrate and the array substrate. The color filter substrate includes a black matrix, color filters, a protection layer and a common electrode formed a substrate, and cut-off patterns used to decrease motion speeds of impurity ions are formed in the common electrode so as to suppress image sticking.09-23-2010
20110058134LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - When radiating light onto a liquid crystal composition containing a photosensitive material, the alignment of liquid crystal molecules is adjusted by applying a voltage to the liquid crystal composition layer, to achieve substantially orderly alignment of the liquid crystal molecules, or the alignment of the liquid crystal molecules is made uniform by adjusting the structure of the liquid crystal display device, or any display defect is driven out of the display area. When radiating light to the liquid crystal composition containing the photosensitive material, the alignment of the liquid crystal molecules can be adjusted so as to achieve substantially orderly alignment of the liquid crystal molecules, and the liquid crystal display device can thus be driven stably.03-10-2011
20120194776DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device is provided and includes pixel electrodes, each including a plurality of electrode sections which are arranged parallel to each other. Each electrode section is bent approximately in the middle along its extension direction in plan view. The pixel electrodes include a center connection portion adapted to connect together the electrode sections at their bent portions, and include end connection portions adapted to connect together the electrode sections at their end portions, and include protruding portions each of which is formed by extending the end connection portion in such a manner as to protrude from the arranged electrode sections. The display device also includes a substrate on which the pixel electrodes are arranged, an opposed substrate provided to face the side of the substrate on which the pixel electrodes are formed, and a liquid crystal layer filled and sealed between the substrate and opposed substrate.08-02-2012
20120194774LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes: first and second substrate opposite to each other; data lines on the first substrate which transmits a first voltage; a voltage transmitting line on the first substrate which transmits a second voltage; and first and second pixel electrodes on the first substrate and spaced apart from each other, where one of the first and second pixel electrodes is applied with the first voltage through the data lines, the other of the first and second pixel electrodes is applied with the second voltage through the voltage transmitting line, each of the first and second pixel electrodes includes a stem and branches electrodes extending from the stem, the branches of the first pixel electrode and the branches of the second pixel electrode are alternately disposed, and the stems of the first and second pixel electrodes overlap at least a portion of the voltage transmitting line.08-02-2012
20090073366LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR - Due to spacer particles 03-19-2009
20090073365LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device is provided including gate lines on a substrate. Data lines cross the gate lines. A first insulation layer is between the gate lines and the data lines. Pixel electrodes are in pixel regions bounded by crossing portions of the gate lines and the data lines. A common electrode is on the second insulation layer. The common electrode partially covers the pixel regions and the data lines. A second insulation layer is between the pixel electrodes and the common electrode. Holes are in the common electrode to expose the second insulation layer. The holes are at overlapping portions of the common electrode and the data lines.03-19-2009
20090323001LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - Provided are a liquid crystal display panel and a method of fabricating the same, which can increase the attachment force of the liquid crystal display panel by forming holes in wires passing through a seal line in a case where a liquid crystal layer is formed by a dropping method, reduce the resistance of the wires by differentiating the width of the holes from the width of the wires with respect to a specific region of the seal line, and prevent an afterimage defect caused by blurring and contamination of the seal line.12-31-2009
20120033168LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY INCLUDING TOUCH SENSOR LAYER AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate, a second substrate having a first surface and a second surface facing the first substrate, a liquid crystal layer between the first and second substrates, and a touch sensor layer on the first surface. The touch sensor layer includes a first electrode in a first direction on the first surface, a second electrode in a second direction crossing the first direction on the first surface and including first and second portions that are separated by the first electrode, a bridge wire including first and second contacts on the first surface. The first contact is electrically connected to the first portion of the second electrode, and the second contact is electrically connected to the second portion of the second electrode. An insulating layer insulates the bridge wire from the first electrode and exposes the first contact and the second contact.02-09-2012
20090109389PIXEL STRUCTURE - A pixel structure electrically connected to a scan line and a data line is provided. The pixel structure includes an active device, a first pixel electrode, a mean potential equilibrium circuit, and a second pixel electrode. The active device is electrically connected to the scan line and the data line. The first pixel electrode is electrically connected to the active device. The mean potential equilibrium circuit is electrically connected to the scan line and the data line. The second pixel electrode is electrically connected to the mean potential equilibrium circuit.04-30-2009
20090109390LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A liquid crystal display (LCD) panel including an opposite substrate, an active device array substrate, and conductive members is provided. The opposite substrate has transparent conductive blocks. The conductive members are disposed between the opposite substrate and the active device array substrate. The active device array substrate includes scan lines, data lines, common lines, first active devices, pixel electrodes, second active devices, and storage electrodes. Each first active device is electrically connected to the corresponding data line and scan line, and each pixel electrode is electrically connected to one of the first active devices. Each second active device is electrically connected to the corresponding scan line and common line, and each storage electrode is electrically connected to one of the second active devices. Each conductive member is electrically connected to the corresponding transparent conductive block and storage electrode. Therefore, the image flicker of the LCD panel is alleviated.04-30-2009
20100296040Array substrate for fringe field switching mode liquid crystal display device - An array substrate for a fringe field switching mode liquid crystal display device includes a substrate including a plurality of pixel regions each having a first domain, a second domain and a domain boundary area between the first and second domains; gate and data lines on the substrate and crossing each other to define the pixel region; a thin film transistor in each pixel region and connected to the gate and data lines; a pixel electrode in each pixel region and connected to the thin film transistor; and a common electrode overlapping the pixel electrode with an insulating layer interposed between the common and pixel electrode, wherein a plurality of openings are formed through the common electrode or the pixel electrode, and each opening has a first angle in the first and second domains with respect to a rubbing direction and a second angle larger than the first angle in the domain boundary area with respect to the rubbing direction.11-25-2010
20100315582LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Two electrodes parallel to each other are formed on one of two substrates, homeotropic alignment films are formed on the substrates and a liquid crystal material having positive dielectric anisotropy is injected between the substrates. When a voltage is applied to the two electrodes, a parabolic electric field between the electrodes drives the liquid crystal molecules. Since the generated electric field is symmetrical with respect to the boundary-plane equal distance from each of the two electrodes, the liquid crystal molecules are symmetrically aligned with respect to the boundary-plane, and the optical characteristic is compensated in both regions divided by the boundary-plane, thereby obtaining a wide viewing angle. The electric field does not exert influences on the liquid crystal molecules on the boundary-plane since the electric field on the boundary-plane is parallel to the substrates and perpendicular to the two electrodes; and thus, it is perpendicular to the liquid crystal molecules. Here, the polarization of the light is changed while passing through the liquid crystal layer and as a result, only a part of the light passes through the polarizing plate The transmittance of the light can be varied by controlling the magnitude of voltage applied to the two electrodes. The alignment direction of the liquid crystal molecules is changed in both regions of a bent portion of the electrodes by forming the electrodes in the saw shape in a pixel or in by pixel, and the retardation of the light is compensated, thereby obtaining a wider viewing angle.12-16-2010
20110242472ELECTROOPTIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electrooptic device includes a first substrate, a second substrate which is arranged so as to be opposed to the first substrate, a plurality of pixel electrodes which are provided between the first substrate and the second substrate, a dielectric multilayer film which is formed so as to cover the plurality of pixel electrodes and in which a plurality of dielectric layers are laminated, and a sealing member which is arranged around a pixel region on which the plurality of pixel electrodes are provided and bonds the first substrate and the second substrate to each other. In the electrooptic device, at least one dielectric layer of the plurality of dielectric layers is formed so as not to overlap with a sealing region on the first substrate, on which the sealing member is arranged.10-06-2011
20110025968THIN FILM TRANSISTOR SUBSTRATE - A thin film transistor array panel including a display area having a gate line, a data line insulated from and intersecting the gate line, a thin film transistor connected to the gate line and the data line, and a pixel electrode connected to the thin film transistor, and a peripheral area formed on the circumference of the display area, according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, includes: a driving signal line formed with the same layer as the gate line in the peripheral area and receiving an external signal; a connection signal line formed with the same layer as the data line in the peripheral area; a disconnection prevention member overlapping the side surface of the connection signal line on the connection signal line; and a connection assistance member formed on the disconnection prevention member and connecting the driving signal line and the connection signal line.02-03-2011
20110001914DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device having a common electrode and pixel electrodes disposed in an insulating state on one of a pair of substrates between which a liquid crystal layer is held, in which each of the pixel electrodes includes a plurality of electrode portions disposed in parallel with one another, each of the electrode portions has a flat surface shape in which each of the electrode portions is bent approximately at a central portion in an extension direction, and each of the pixel electrodes also includes a bridge portion through which corresponding ones of the electrode portions are connected to one another in the bending portion.01-06-2011
20110001913LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention is constituted of a TFT substrate and an opposing substrate which are arranged so as to be opposite to each other with a liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween. In addition, in the liquid crystal layer, formed is a polymer into which a polymer component added to liquid crystal is polymerized, and which determines directions in which liquid crystal molecules tilt when voltage is applied. In the TFT substrate, formed are a sub picture element electrode directly connected to a TFT and a sub picture element electrode connected to the TFT through capacitive coupling. In each of these sub picture element electrodes, formed are slits extending in directions respectively at angles of 45 degrees, 135 degrees, 225 degrees and 315 degrees to the X axis.01-06-2011
20110109859LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal device includes a first substrate; 05-12-2011
20110032467Copper alloy and liquid-crystal display device - A liquid crystal display device including, a pair of substrates, a gate electrode of a thin film transistor (TFT) formed on one of the substrates, and a wiring layer connected to the gate electrode or an electrode of the thin film transistor, wherein at least a part of the gate electrode or a part the wiring layer is formed by a layer structured by a pure copper layer and a Cu—Mn alloy layer including Mn, wherein a concentration of Mn in the Cu—Mn alloy layer is more than 0.1 and not more than 20 atomic percentage within a solubility limit of Mn in the copper, and wherein a boundary surface between the Cu—Mn alloy layer and said one of the substrate includes an oxide layer having a Mn oxide layer.02-10-2011
20110109860LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention is constituted of a TFT substrate and an opposing substrate which are arranged so as to be opposite to each other with a liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween. In addition, in the liquid crystal layer, formed is a polymer into which a polymer component added to liquid crystal is polymerized, and which determines directions in which liquid crystal molecules tilt when voltage is applied. In the TFT substrate, formed are a sub picture element electrode directly connected to a TFT and a sub picture element electrode connected to the TFT through capacitive coupling. In each of these sub picture element electrodes, formed are slits extending in directions respectively at angles of 45 degrees, 135 degrees, 225 degrees and 315 degrees to the X axis.05-12-2011
20120033170ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - An array substrate includes a lower substrate, a switching element and a pixel electrode. In the lower substrate, unit pixel areas are each divided into a plurality of domains. The switching element is disposed on the lower substrate and transmits a pixel signal. The pixel electrode is disposed on the unit pixel area and is electrically connected to the switching element. The pixel electrode includes a plurality of slit portions disposed thereon. A portion of the slit portions is longitudinally extended in a zigzag shape along different directions in correspondence with the domains.02-09-2012
20110242471Liquid crystal display device - A liquid crystal display device having a liquid crystal display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and liquid crystal interposed between the first and second substrates. The first substrate includes an active element, a first insulating film formed on the active element, a plurality of first electrodes disposed on the first insulating film, a second insulating film disposed on the first electrodes, and a pixel electrode disposed on the second insulating film. The pixel electrode is electrically coupled to the active element via a portion defining a contact hole formed in a portion defining a clearance between the plurality of first electrodes.10-06-2011
20130155365LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device is disclosed, comprising a first substrate, a second substrate and a liquid crystal layer. The first substrate comprises gate lines and a first transparent electrode while the second substrate is provided with a second transparent electrode. Relative to the first substrate, the inner side of the second substrate is separated into a first zone and a second zone. The first zone is locations on the second substrate to which the gate lines correspond, and the second zone is located aside to the locations on the second substrate that correspond to the gate lines. The second transparent electrode is disposed in the second zone. The liquid crystal display device of the present invention is capable of reducing parasitic capacitance of gate lines preferably, enabling the signal delay to subside in the gate lines.06-20-2013
20100141883DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device 1 of the present invention includes a first conductive layer 20 and a second conductive layer 21 arranged across an insulating layer 24 from the first conductive layer 20. An overlap section 40 at which the first conductive layer 20 and the second conductive layer 21 overlap each other is provided. At least one of the first conductive layer 20 and the second conductive layer 21 includes a slit portion 21006-10-2010
20110242473OPTICALLY ISOTROPIC LIQUID CRYSTAL MEDIUM AND OPTICAL DEVICE - A liquid crystal medium, which has a liquid crystal phase over a wide temperature range, a large refractive index anisotropy, and a large dielectric anisotropy, and exhibits an optically isotropic liquid crystal phase, is provided. The liquid crystal medium is characterized by containing a liquid crystal compound having four benzene rings and a difluoromethyleneoxy group, and a chiral reagent, and exhibiting an optically isotropic liquid crystal phase.10-06-2011
20100079715ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electro-optical device includes an insulating film having a tilted face, the tilted face sloping down toward inside of an opening area of a pixel arranged in a pixel area in plan view, and a pixel electrode that is disposed in the pixel on an upper layer side relative to the insulating film and is formed so as to include at least an area that overlaps the tilted face of the insulating film in plan view.04-01-2010
20090323000PIXEL STRUCTURE - A pixel structure including a substrate, a scan line, a patterned common line, an active device, a data line, a passivation layer, and a pixel electrode is provided. The scan line, the patterned common line, and the active device are disposed on the substrate. The active device has an insulation layer extending outward to cover the scan line and the patterned common line. Besides, the patterned common line has at least a first side and a second side. Extending directions of the first side and the second side together form a first included angle. The data line is disposed on the insulation layer, and the active device is electrically connected to the scan line and the data line. The passivation layer covers the active device. The pixel electrode is disposed on the passivation layer and electrically connected to the active device.12-31-2009
20090323002LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND LCD DEVICE USING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display (LCD) panel and an LCD device using the same are provided. The LCD panel includes a first and a second substrate, wherein a liquid crystal layer is sealed between the first and the second substrates. The first substrate has a plurality of pixel unit each including a data line, a scan line, a switch element, a first pixel electrode, a second pixel electrode, a first aligning electrode and a second aligning electrode. The scan line corresponds to a gap between the first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode. The switch element has an input terminal, a control terminal, a first output terminal and a second output terminal. The first aligning electrode and the second aligning electrode correspond to the edges of the first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode respectively, and receive a voltage of a common electrode.12-31-2009
20100039600LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device having a narrowed peripheral area, particularly, a liquid crystal display device in which disconnection or short-circuiting of connecting lines disposed in the peripheral area is restrained is provided. The liquid crystal display device includes a pixel area having pixel electrodes, and a peripheral area surrounding the pixel area, and a gate driver and a drain driver are disposed in the peripheral area. A plurality of gate connecting lines which connect the gate driver and a plurality of gate lines are stacked in the peripheral area.02-18-2010
20100039599THIN FILM TRANSISTOR ARRAY PANEL FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Disclosed is a liquid crystal display capable of high quality image and bright display. Gate signal lines are curved at near switching elements of the liquid crystal display. A pixel area is defined by the gate signal lines and their intersecting data signal lines. Pixel electrodes and common electrodes are disposed along a longitudinal direction of a pixel. A pixel signal and a common signal line is connected to the pixel electrode and the common electrode respectively. A storage capacitor may be formed in the middle of a longitudinal direction of the pixel, or where generally a texture may arise during display. One half of the pixel may be symmetrical with the other half with respect to the storage capacitor. A common signal line may be parallel with the data signal line and be disposed nearer to the data signal line than a pixel signal line. The pixel may be disposed symmetrically with respect to the data signal line therebetween. The pixel shape may also be repeated in the direction of the gate signal line.02-18-2010
20100039598LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A liquid crystal display panel includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, a pixel array, a plurality of first common electrode lines and at least one second common electrode line. The first common electrode lines receive a common electrode signal through at least one first input node positioned at a first side of the pixel array. The second common electrode line receives the common electrode signal through at least one second input node positioned at a second side of the pixel array. In addition, at least one first common electrode line is electrically connected to the second common electrode lines in the pixel array.02-18-2010
20100053529LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device realizing improved reliability by preventing occurrence of a pixel defect. A liquid crystal display includes first and second substrates. A spacer maintains a distance between the first and second glass substrates. A liquid crystal layer is provided between the first and second substrates. A pixel electrode film and a common electrode film are formed over a base insulation film of the first substrate so as to sandwich a pixel insulation film in between. The common electrode film, the pixel electrode film or both of them are partly removed in a region corresponding to the spacer, and the pixel insulation film is partly removed in that region. It prevents the film structure from being broken due to deformation of the base insulation film made of a soft material caused by a pressure applied onto the spacer.03-04-2010
20100053530Thin film transistor substrate and method for manufacturing same - The present invention relates to a TFT substrate and a manufacture method thereof. The TFT substrate includes a substrate, a plurality of signal lines, a common electrode, and a pixel electrode. The signal lines are arranged on the substrate along two perpendicular directions. One of two signal lines perpendicular to each other includes a plurality of segments. Every two segments closed to each other are arranged on two opposite sides of the other signal line of the two signal lines. The TFT substrate further includes a connecting signal line. The connecting signal line is connected to the two segments of the signal line composing a plurality of segments. The common electrode is arranged in a same layer as the connecting signal line and overlaps the signal line transferring image signals along a direction perpendicular to the substrate.03-04-2010
20100134741DISPLAY SUBSTRATE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND DISPLAY PANEL HAVING THE SAME - A gate line and a data line are formed on a base substrate. A first sensor line is parallel with the gate line. A sensor gate electrode is extended from the first sensor line. A sensor active pattern having a plurality of island-type sub-active members is formed on the first sensor gate electrode. A second sensor line is parallel with the data line. A first sensor drain electrode is extended from the second sensor line at the sensor active pattern. A second sensor drain electrode corresponding to the first sensor gate electrode is formed on the sensor active pattern. A pixel electrode is electrically connected to the gate line and the data line. A sensor electrode part electrically connects the first and second sensor drain electrodes spaced apart from the pixel electrode. Light is reflected by the first and second sensor drain electrodes, which have an embossed shape.06-03-2010
20110249227ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - In at least one embodiment of the disclosure, an electro-optical device comprises a pixel electrode and a transistor corresponding to the pixel electrode. A data line is electrically connected to the transistor. A storage capacitor is provided between the pixel electrode and the transistor. The storage capacitor has a first capacitance electrode and a second capacitance electrode facing each other. A capacitance isolation film is interposed therebetween. An additional capacitor is electrically connected to the data line. The additional capacitor has a first additional capacitance electrode and a second additional capacitance electrode facing each other. An additional capacitance isolation film is interposed therebetween. The first additional capacitance electrode is provided on a same layer as the first capacitance electrode. The second additional capacitance electrode is provided on a layer different from the layers of the first and second capacitance electrodes.10-13-2011
20120200817Plasmonic Reflective Display Fabricated using Anodized Aluminum Oxide - A method is provided for forming a reflective plasmonic display. The method provides a substrate and deposits a bottom dielectric layer. A conductive film is deposited overlying the bottom dielectric layer. A hard mask is formed with nano-size openings overlying the conductive film. The conductive film is plasma etched via nano-size openings in the hard mask, stopping at the dielectric layer. After removing the hard mask, a conductive film is left with nano-size openings to the dielectric layer. Metal is deposited in the nano-size openings, creating a pattern of metallic nanoparticles overlying the dielectric layer. Then, the conductive film is removed. The hard mask may be formed by conformally depositing an Al film overlying the conductive film and anodizing the Al film, creating a hard mask of porous anodized Al oxide (AAO) film. The porous AAO film may form a short-range hexagonal, and long-range random order hole patterns.08-09-2012
20120120360LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - Embodiments relate to a liquid crystal display panel and a manufacturing method thereof. The liquid crystal display panel includes a first substrate; a second substrate facing the first substrate; a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate; a gate line extended in a first direction on the first substrate; a data line on the first substrate and extended in a second direction, crossing the first direction; and a common voltage line on the same layer as the gate line. The common voltage line includes: a plurality of first lines and a plurality of second lines extended in the first direction and separately disposed with a cutting unit therebetween; a first connector for connecting the first lines; and a second connector for connecting the second lines.05-17-2012
20120120358Liquid Crystal Display Device and Method of Manufacturing the Same - A liquid crystal display device and a method of manufacturing the same. The liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of pixel cells on a substrate and a common voltage line. The common voltage line provides a common voltage to the pixel cells, and includes first to third s interconnection patterns which are sequentially stacked over the substrate. Each of the pixel cells includes a storage capacitor which includes a lower electrode, and an upper electrode over the lower electrode. The second interconnection pattern includes the same material as a material of the upper electrode, and is formed in the same process as a process of the upper electrode.05-17-2012
20120120359TRIPLE-GATE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A triple-gate liquid crystal display (LCD) panel includes a plurality of first monochromatic pixels, a plurality of second monochromatic pixels, and a plurality of third monochromatic pixels. The first monochromatic pixels, the second monochromatic pixels, and the third monochromatic pixels are arranged in columns and rows. The first monochromatic pixels, the second monochromatic pixels, and the third monochromatic pixels in each row are repeatedly arranged in a horizontal sequence. The horizontal sequence from left to right is the first monochromatic pixel, the second monochromatic pixel, and the third monochromatic pixel. The first monochromatic pixels in each column are not adjacent to each other, the second monochromatic pixels in each column are not adjacent to each other, and the third monochromatic pixels in each column are not adjacent to each other.05-17-2012
20110075083LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display apparatus includes a first substrate including a first electrode and an insulating layer arranged so as to cover an edge of the first electrode, a second substrate including a second electrode facing the first electrode and a second slit from which the second electrode is removed, and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate. The first electrode includes a plurality of first slits extending inwardly from the edge of the first electrode. The insulating layer and the plurality of first slits are arranged such that a position of an end of the insulating layer and a position of a tip to which the first slit extends are apart from each other in a region between the edge of the first electrode and the second slit in a direction in which the first slit extends.03-31-2011
20110075084LIQIUD CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A liquid crystal display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate opposite to the first substrate, a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines intersecting with the scan lines, a plurality of pixel areas defined by the scan lines and the data lines, and a plurality of electrodes. Each electrode is positioned in a corresponding pixel area. Each pixel area has an inner surface. The electrode includes a branch portion, a frame connected to the branch portion, and a plurality of first slits defined by the frame and the branch portion, away from the inner surface of the pixel area.03-31-2011
20110069269CONTINUOUS DOMAIN VERTICAL ALIGNMENT LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A continuous domain vertical alignment liquid crystal display panel includes a first substrate and a second substrate opposing to the first substrate. The first substrate includes a first electrode and a number of protrusions disposed on the first electrode. The second substrate includes a second electrode and a number of slits defined in the second electrode. Each protrusion is adjacent to at least one slit, and one of the adjacent protrusion and slit is extended along a straight line and the other is extended along a sine curve. A baseline is defined passing through 0 degrees and 180 degrees on the sine curve, and an angle between protrusions or slits extended along the sine curve and the baseline is smaller than 25 degrees.03-24-2011
20100118248ACTIVE MATRIX TYPE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An active matrix liquid crystal display device is provided in which decrease in the aperture ratio is prevented, and deterioration in display quality is reduced by preventing liquid crystal molecules in a region of a pixel electrode which region faces a bus line from aligning in two or more directions. A liquid crystal panel in the active matrix liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of pixel electrodes (05-13-2010
20100079713TRANSPARENT TYPE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A first conductive layer in which a first electrode film is formed, a first protective layer on the first conductive layer, a first hole penetrating through the first protective layer to reach the first electrode film, a second conductive layer including a second electrode film which is disposed on the first protective layer and in contact with a portion of the first electrode film at the bottom of the first hole and the lower electrode, a second protective layer disposed on the second conductive layer and including the insulating film, a second hole disposed on the second protective layer and penetrating through the second protective layer to reach the second electrode film, and a third conductive layer including a third electrode film which is in contact with a portion of the second electrode film at the bottom of the second hole and the upper electrode.04-01-2010
20090290115LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND THIN FILM TRANSISTOR ARRAY PANEL THEREFOR - A gate line extending in a transverse direction and a data line intersecting the gate line are formed on the substrate. The data line includes a curved portion and an intermediate portion crossing the gate line substantially at a right angle. A pixel electrode is formed on an insulating layer. The pixel electrode is connected to a thin film transistor and it has an edge extending substantially parallel to the curved portion of the data line.11-26-2009
20110255044DISPLAY DEVICE AND FABRICATION METHOD OF THE SAME - The embodiment relates to a display device having an improved aperture ratio and capacitance, and a fabrication method of the display device, in which the display device may include a thin film transistor, which includes: an active layer, a gate electrode, a source electrode electrically connected to the active layer, a drain electrode electrically connected to the active layer, and a gate insulating material formed between the active layer and the gate electrode, where the gate insulating material includes a first layer, a second layer and a third layer, where the second layer has a thickness between about 0.1 to about 1.5 times a thickness of the first layer, and where the third layer has a thickness between about 2 to about 12 times the thickness of the second layer.10-20-2011
20120169983LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND EXPOSURE MASK FOR MANUFACTURING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate facing a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer between the first and second substrates, a first electrode disposed on the first substrate and being planar, and a second electrode disposed on the first substrate with branch electrodes overlapping the first electrode. The branch electrode includes boundary regions disposed at opposing ends thereof and at least two main regions disposed between the boundary regions. The main regions include a first main region adjacent to a second main region. A first angle, formed by the branch electrode in the first main region with respect to a first direction, is different from a second angle formed by the branch electrode in the second main region with respect to the first direction. A third angle, formed by the branch electrode in the boundary regions with respect to the first direction, is larger than the first and second angles.07-05-2012
20120169985LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display, including: a first substrate and a second substrate; a liquid crystal layer; a first data line disposed on the first substrate; a pixel electrode disposed on the first substrate; and a common electrode disposed on the first substrate and overlapping at least a portion of the pixel electrode and the first data line. One of the pixel electrode and the common electrode includes a plurality of branch electrodes spaced apart from each other and the other of has an at least approximately planar shape that is substantially parallel to a surface of at least one of the first substrate and the second substrate. The display can also include a passivation layer having a dielectric constant of about 3.5 or less, and including a first portion disposed between the common electrode and the first data line.07-05-2012
20110255045DISPLAY SUBSTRATE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY INCLUDING THE DISPLAY SUBSTRATE, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE DISPLAY SUBSTRATE - Provided are a display substrate, a liquid crystal display (LCD) including the display substrate, and a method of manufacturing the display substrate. The display substrate includes: an insulating substrate; a gate wiring formed on the insulating substrate and extending generally in a first direction; a data wiring which is insulated from the gate wiring, intersects the gate wiring, and which extends generally in a second direction; a pixel electrode formed in a pixel region defined by the gate wiring and the data wiring; and a storage wiring which is formed on the same layer as the gate wiring, is overlapped by the data wiring to be insulated from the data wiring, and which extends generally in the second direction, wherein each of the gate wiring and the storage wiring has a tapered surface oriented generally at an inclination angle of approximately 30 degrees or less with respect to the insulating substrate.10-20-2011
20080252836Active matrix subtrate, liquid crystal display panel and method of manufacturing the same - Disclosed is an active matrix substrate including a substrate, a gate wiring formed on the substrate, a data wiring formed on the substrate so as to cross the gate wiring, a common wiring formed on the substrate extending approximately parallel to the gate wiring, a pixel formed in a region surrounded by the gate wiring and the data wiring, and a switching element formed in a vicinity of an intersection of the gate wiring and the data wiring. The pixel includes a pixel electrode, and a counter electrode arranged alternately with the pixel electrode and connected to the data wiring. The switching element includes a first electrode connected to the common wiring, and a second electrode connected to the pixel electrode.10-16-2008
20110187978LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display includes opening patterns in the electrodes or protrusions on the electrodes. The opening patterns or the protrusions have a pattern which controls the direction of the liquid crystal molecules. Thus the quality of the LCD can be improved.08-04-2011
20110187976Liquid crystal display device - An IPS-method liquid crystal display device which exhibits small directivity of a viewing angle and high brightness is realized. A planar common electrode is arranged below a pixel electrode which includes comb-teeth-shaped electrodes and slits. When a video signal is applied to the pixel electrode, an electric field is generated between the pixel electrode and the common electrode by way of slit portions formed in the pixel electrode thus controlling liquid crystal molecules. To reduce the occurrence of a phenomenon that an abnormal domain is generated in an end portion of the slit and the abnormal domain lowers transmissivity of liquid crystal, the structure in which the slits having both ends thereof closed and the slits having one-side end portion thereof opened are alternately arranged next to each other in parallel is adopted.08-04-2011
20110134382LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY ELEMENT AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display element for performing a display by a VA mode includes a first substrate including a first electrode, a liquid crystal layer including a liquid crystal molecule exhibiting a negative dielectric anisotropy, and a second substrate facing the first substrate with the liquid crystal layer in between, and including a second electrode facing the first electrode. Only the first electrode, or both of the first electrode and the second electrode are provided with a structure generating a distortion in an electric field, and the liquid crystal molecule located on the second substrate side has a pre-tilt angle larger than that of the liquid crystal molecule located on the first substrate side.06-09-2011
20120147312DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING WIRINGS OF DIFFERENT THICKNESSES AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - Provided are a display device and a method of manufacturing the same. The display device includes: a substrate divided into a display area and a peripheral area; a first metal wiring formed on the display area of the substrate; and a second metal wiring formed on the peripheral area of the substrate and including a gate driver. The first metal wiring is thicker than the second metal wiring.06-14-2012
20120147311RESCUE CIRCUIT OF DISPLAY PANEL AND RESCUE METHOD THEREOF - The present invention discloses a rescue circuit of display panel and a rescue method thereof. The rescue circuit includes an amplifier, a first conductive line, a second conductive line, and a third conductive line. The amplifier has an input end and an output end. The first conductive line and the second conductive line intersect and are isolated from signal input terminals of the plurality of signal lines. The first conductive line is electrically connected to the input end and the second conductive line is electrically connected through an electrical resistor to the output end. The third conductive line intersects and is isolated from signal distal ends of the signal lines and is electrically connected to the output end. The rescue method includes performing a welding operation and performing a cutting operation. With such a rescue, a broken signal line may effectively overcome the problem of weak line with the electrical resistor connected to the second conductive line.06-14-2012
20110019142DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A display device includes a pixel unit including a plurality of sub-pixels; a plurality of pixel electrodes disposed in the pixel unit so as to correspond to the plurality of sub-pixels; a scanning line disposed at a position between two adjacent pixel electrodes of the plurality of pixel electrodes; and two selecting devices configured to select whether a signal is supplied to the respective two pixel electrodes, the selecting devices being disposed on the scanning line.01-27-2011
20110025970LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided a liquid crystal display device of high image quality, which has high brightness and excellent viewing angle characteristics.02-03-2011
20110096278DISPLAY SUBSTRATE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME AND DISPLAY PANEL HAVING THE SAME - A display substrate includes a first shield pattern, a second shield pattern and a transparent electrode. The first shield pattern is disposed adjacent to a first data line. The second shield pattern is disposed adjacent to a second data line to face the first data line. The transparent electrode includes a first pixel electrode coupled to the first data line and the first shield pattern, and a second pixel electrode coupled to a first power line and the second shield pattern. The first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode are disposed in an alternating arrangement. The transparent electrode is partially overlapped with at least one of the first data line or the second data line. In this approach, when a black image is displayed, light leakage can be prevented.04-28-2011
20110096279THIN FILM TRANSISTOR ARRAY PANEL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device that is in a normally black mode where a screen is black when a voltage difference between a first insulating substrate and a second insulating substrate is zero, wherein a column spacer is positioned between the two substrates and the column spacer is in contact with a common voltage conductor pattern formed on the first insulating substrate and a common electrode formed on the second insulating substrate, such that a voltage difference between the common voltage conductor pattern and the common electrode is zero.04-28-2011
20110176099ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE SUBSTRATE, ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELCTRONIC APPARATUS - An electro-optical device substrate includes, upon a substrate: multiple pixel units; multiple first electrodes, provided in a peripheral region located in the periphery of a pixel region in which the multiple pixel units are arranged, that are configured containing a first conductive material; multiple second electrodes, provided in the peripheral region, that are configured containing a second conductive material that differs from the first conductive material; multiple first lines that are formed in the peripheral region, are configured containing the first conductive material, and that electrically connect first electrodes that are adjacent to each other of the multiple first electrodes; and a second line that is formed in the peripheral region and that electrically connects at least one of the multiple first electrodes and at least one of the multiple second electrodes. The electrical resistance of the second line is higher than the electrical resistance of the multiple first lines.07-21-2011
20100214516LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - It is an object of the present invention to provide a method for manufacturing a thin phase difference film of a liquid crystal display easily so as not to prevent a liquid crystal from being driven so that cost for manufacturing a liquid crystal display is more reduced than conventionally. A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention has a structure in which phase difference films that have the same function as a conventional phase difference film are formed by using a liquid crystal stabilized with a polymer over a first substrate and a second substrate that have electrodes formed thereover, and a liquid crystal material is interposed between these substrates. In addition to the structure as described above, it is also a feature that the phase difference film formed over the substrate is formed by using a liquid crystal that is stabilized with a polymer including a conductive material.08-26-2010
20110199567VERTICALLY ALIGNED LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A vertically aligned type liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal layer disposed between pixel electrodes and a common electrode and containing vertically aligned liquid crystal molecules, the orientation of the liquid crystal molecules being controlled by an electric field. An orientation controller is formed on the common electrode at a position opposing the pixel electrode and an aspect ratio, i.e., a vertical to horizontal length ratio of the pixel electrode is set to at least 2. Alternatively, the pixel electrode is partitioned into at least two electrode regions so that each region represents a divided pixel electrode. An orientation controller is formed on the common electrode so as to correspond to each divided pixel electrode, an aspect ratio of each divided pixel electrode is set to at least 2. As such, the influence at the edge sections of the pixel electrode is reduced, viewing angle characteristic and transmittance are improved, and average response time is shortened.08-18-2011
20100195037LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device comprises an array substrate having first and second pixel electrodes arranged adjacent each other and a counter substrate having a counter electrode opposing to the first and second pixel electrodes. First and second slits are formed on the counter electrode opposing to the first and second pixel electrode so as to cross the first and second pixel electrode, respectively. The counter electrode is separated into a first counter electrode portion and a second counter electrode portion by the first and second slits. A connecting counter electrode portion is arranged between the first and second slits to connect the first and second counter electrode portions. A columnar spacer is arranged between the first and second slits opposing to the connecting counter electrode portion to form a cell gap between the array substrate and the counter substrate.08-05-2010
20110187975METHOD FOR CONTROL OF ELECTROMAGNETIC TERAHERTZ CARRIER WAVES - A method for influencing electromagnetic radiation in a frequency range between 0.1 and 10 terahertz includes providing a planar modulator having a matrix of at least 10×10 individual, active planar elements. Each planar element has a diameter between 5 μm and 100 μm. The planar elements are individually controlled using a central control unit such that each planar element assumes a respective one of at least two states in accordance with the control so as to influence the radiation.08-04-2011
20110134381DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A display device and a method of manufacturing the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, the display device includes: i) a first insulating layer formed on a first substrate, ii) a lower electrode formed on the first insulating layer, iii) a dielectric layer formed to surround the top and side of the lower electrode, wherein the dielectric layer does not cover a pixel region of the display device and iv) an upper electrode formed on the dielectric layer.06-09-2011
20100026950IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device includes a display panel having plural pixels and a second board having a transmitting electrode, the display panel having a first substrate that is disposed so as to overlap the second board, each pixel having a pixel electrode and a counter electrode, and the counter electrode being formed in a planar shape and being commonly provided to the pixel electrodes of each pixel; the counter electrode being divided into a portion A corresponding to the transmitting electrode of the second board and a portion B other than it, and the portions A and B of the counter electrode being connected to a common voltage through resistors. The portion A of the counter electrode constitutes the receiving electrode, and the portion A of the counter electrode acting as the receiving electrode is connected to a receiving circuit in the display panel through a decoupling capacitor.02-04-2010
20100026949LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - An LCD panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, pixel units, a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate opposite to each other, and an opposite electrode. Each pixel unit has a first auxiliary electrode, a dielectric layer covering the first auxiliary electrode, and a pixel electrode on the dielectric layer. The first auxiliary electrode includes a transparent conductive pattern on the first substrate and a metal conductive pattern on the transparent conductive pattern. An edge of the pixel electrode and the transparent conductive pattern are partially overlapped. The opposite electrode is disposed between the second substrate and the liquid crystal layer. Liquid crystal molecules of the liquid crystal layer tilt away from the edge of the pixel electrode when a common voltage is applied to the first auxiliary electrode and the opposite electrode, and a display voltage is applied to the pixel electrode.02-04-2010
20120147313LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY ELEMENT - Disclosed is a liquid crystal display element in which the influence of an alignment defect occurring in the vicinity of an end portion of a slit on the display of a contour portion of a display pattern can be prevented or reduced. Specifically disclosed is a liquid crystal display element provided with a liquid crystal layer, a first electrode (06-14-2012
20120147310Thin-film transistor display panel and liquid crystal display including the same - Provided are a thin-film transistor (TFT) display panel in which grayscale inversion at sides of the TFT display panel is controlled to improve color at sides thereof due to the shifting of chromaticity coordinates, and a liquid crystal display (LCD) including the TFT display panel. The TFT display panel includes a first pixel electrode corresponding to a first pixel, a second pixel electrode corresponding to a second pixel, and a third pixel electrode corresponding to a third pixel, wherein each of the first through third pixel electrodes includes a first subpixel electrode and a second subpixel electrode which receive different data voltages from the data lines, and saw-toothed fine patterns are formed on oblique edges of the first subpixel electrode of the first pixel electrode.06-14-2012
20110051067LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND PRINTING PLATE FOR ORIENTATION FILM - The orientation film printing pattern of a liquid crystal display panel includes a rectangular shape which adopts apexes of the respective corner portions as apexes thereof as a first rectangular shape and a rectangular shape which is constituted of a pair of short sides and a pair of long sides as a second rectangular shape. The second rectangular shape is arranged within the first rectangular shape, and assuming a length in a short-side direction between an apex of each corner portion and a connection point between one side of each corner portion on the short side and the short side as L03-03-2011
20120307189Display Device and Method of Manufacturing the Same - A display device may be constructed with a first substrate having a first electrode and a second electrode, a second substrate formed on the first substrate and facing the first substrate, and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate. The liquid crystal layer may be constructed with a polymer-stabilized liquid crystal (PSLC), and a size of domains of the PSLC is 200 nm or less.12-06-2012
20120105786LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The liquid crystal display device comprises a first and a second substrate placed opposite each other, a first electrode provided on the first substrate extending in a first direction, a second electrode provided on the second substrate extending in a second direction that is orthogonal to the first direction, and a vertically-aligned liquid crystal layer provided between the two substrates.05-03-2012
20110063555WIRING STRUCTURE OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A wiring structure of a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel is provided. The wiring structure includes: a gate electrode layer, formed on a glass substrate; a first insulating layer, covering the glass substrate and partially formed on the gate electrode layer, such that at least one first opening is defined on the gate electrode layer; a source/drain electrode layer, formed on the first insulating layer, in which the source/drain electrode layer and the gate electrode layer are horizontally staggered; a second insulating layer, partially formed on the source/drain electrode layer, and defining at least one second opening on the source/drain electrode layer; and an indium tin oxide (ITO) layer, formed on the first opening, the second opening, and/or the second insulating layer. Thus, the high impedance of the ITO layer for connecting the gate electrode layer with the source/drain electrode layer is reduced.03-17-2011
20110063556LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND FABRICATING METHOD THEREOF - A LCD device includes a gate line on a substrate and a data line crossing the gate line to define a pixel area; a thin film transistor source and drain electrodes; a common line parallel to the gate line; a common electrode extended from the common line and a pixel electrode extending from the drain electrode wherein the gate line and the common line have a first conductive layer group having at least double conductive layers, and the common electrode is formed by an extension of at least one transparent conductive layer of the common line; and the gate line, the source electrode and the drain electrode have a second conductive layer group having at least double conductive layers, and the pixel electrode is formed by an extension of at least one transparent conductive layer of the drain electrode.03-17-2011
20120044447Display Device And Driving Method Thereof - With a display device using a pixel which includes a sub-pixel, the display device with improved viewing angle and quality of moving image display is provided without increase in power consumption by driving of the sub-pixel. A circuit which can change conducting states by a plurality of switches is provided, and charge in a plurality of sub-pixels and a capacitor element is transported mutually, so that desired voltage is applied to the plurality of sub-pixels without applying voltage in plural times from external. Moreover, a period in which each sub-pixel displays black is provided in accordance with transfer of charge.02-23-2012
20120044446LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME - The present invention provides: a vertical alignment liquid crystal display device using comb electrodes for voltage application to liquid crystals, the device being capable of reducing alignment defects of liquid crystals occurring at tips of electrodes, having a high contrast and white brightness, and being excellent in display properties; and a method for producing the same. The present invention is a method for producing a liquid crystal display device comprising a pair of substrates, a liquid crystal layer between the substrates, and an electrode for voltage application in the liquid crystal layer, the method comprising the steps of: resist pattern formation in which a resist film formed on a conductive film is exposed through a photomask; and an electrode pattern formation in which the conductive film is etched through the resist pattern, the photomask having a light-shielding or light-transmitting pattern including a core portion and a plurality of branch portions extending from the core portion, the branch portions each having a wide part at the tip.02-23-2012
20120062828LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A liquid crystal display panel that includes a number of pixel electrodes formed on a substrate and are located in a pixel region defined by gate lines and data lines that cross the gate lines. Each of the pixel electrodes located in the pixel region includes a number of sides, and at least one of the sides includes oblique lines and a protrusion formed by the oblique lines, and the pixel electrodes located in the pixel region and adjacent to each other in a first direction form a separation space that includes at least one protrusion, and a width of the separation space gradually reduces and gradually increases in a second direction crossing the first direction, and a singular point that controls the texture of liquid crystals is located at the narrowest width of the separation space.03-15-2012
20120002151Liquid Crystal Display Device - A liquid crystal display includes a pair of transparent substrates opposed to each other with liquid crystal therebetween, one of the pair of transparent substrates having a plurality of drain signal lines and a plurality of gate signal lines, and a plurality of pixel regions defined by the drain signal lines and the gate signal lines. The pixel region has a TFT element, a first electrode formed of a transparent electrode having a plurality of slits, a connection area that connects the first electrode to the TFT element, and a second electrode formed of a transparent electrode. The second electrode is disposed between the first electrode and the one of the pair of transparent substrates, the second electrode is connected with the second electrode of an adjacent pixel region, and the connected second electrode is arranged at a position overlapping with the gate signal line.01-05-2012
20120002149OPTICAL SENSOR AND DISPLAY DEVICE PROVIDED WITH SAME - An optical sensor is provided with a photodiode (D01-05-2012
20120002150Liquid Crystal Display Device - A liquid crystal display includes first and second substrates opposed to each other with liquid crystal therebetween, the first substrate having a plurality of drain signal lines and gate signal lines, and a plurality of pixel regions defined by the drain signal lines and the gate signal lines. The pixel region has a first electrode formed of a transparent conducting layer having a plurality of slits, a second electrode formed of a transparent conducting layer, and an insulating layer interposed between the first electrode and the second electrode. The second electrode is overlapped with a plurality of the slits of the first electrode in the pixel region, the first electrode is overlapped with the drain signal line and the gate signal line, and at least one of the first electrode and the second electrode is formed between the first substrate and the liquid crystal layer in the pixel region.01-05-2012
20090174853ELECTRODE STRUCTURE FOR AN LCD DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device has pixels, and each pixel has a lower substrate and an upper substrate with a liquid crystal material in between. The each pixel also has an electrode structure between the lower substrate and the upper substrate. The electrode structure has electrodes, and each electrode has a polygon-shaped electrode surface and a plurality of electrode edges. The electrodes are arranged such that if an electrode edge is facing an electrode edge of an adjacent electrode then the electrode edge and the electrode edge of the adjacent electrode define a distance which is substantially constant along the entire electrode edge.07-09-2009
20120008081COMMON LINE STRUCTURE AND DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME - A method of forming a common line structure of a display panel includes the following steps. First, provide a substrate, wherein at least one first common section and at least one second common section are disposed on the substrate. Then, form a passivation layer on the substrate, the first common section, and the second common section. Subsequently, form at least one through hole penetrating the passivation layer to at least partially expose the first common section and the second common section. Thereafter, form a connection section on the passivation layer to electrically connect the first common section and the second common section exposed by the through hole.01-12-2012
20120013838DISPLAY SUBSTRATE AND DISPLAY PANEL HAVING THE SAME - In a display substrate and a vertical alignment display panel having the same, the display panel includes an array substrate and an opposite substrate. A plurality of first slit portions are arranged through a pixel area of a common electrode on the array substrate, and the first slit portions extend in a slanted direction. A plurality of grooves and a plurality of protruding portions are alternately arranged at edges facing each other on the first slit portion, so that the first slit portions are patterned. A positive singular point is generated on a side surface of a protruding portion, and a negative singular point is generated between the positive singular points.01-19-2012
20120057117MULTI-DOMAIN VERTICALLY ALIGNED LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A multi-domain vertically aligned liquid crystal display (MVA LCD) includes an active component array substrate, an opposite substrate, and a liquid crystal layer. The active component array substrate has a plurality of pixel units, and the liquid crystal layer is disposed between the active component array substrate and the opposite substrate. The liquid crystal layer proximal each pixel unit is divided into plural domain sets. Each domain set has plural domains.03-08-2012
20120057116LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is an LCD device comprising: a substrate; gate and data lines intersecting each other on the substrate; a thin film transistor at the intersection of the gate and data lines; a pixel electrode electrically connected with the thin film transistor; a common electrode forming an electric field with the pixel electrode; and a reflection control layer on at least one of the pixel electrode and common electrode. At this time, at least one electrode of the pixel electrode and common electrode is formed of the opaque metal material, to thereby improve black luminance and contrast ratio. Simultaneously, the reflection control layer is formed on the at least one electrode of the opaque metal material so that it is possible to adjust the reflectivity of external light, and to prevent the problem of rainbow-colored image.03-08-2012
20120113374DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING IMPROVED CONTRAST RATIO - A display device comprises: a first substrate; a second substrate opposite the first substrate; an electrode unit formed on one or both of the first substrate and the second substrate, and configured to form an electric field between the first substrate and the second substrate; and a polymer dispersed liquid crystal layer located so as to correspond to the electric field formed between the first substrate and the second substrate, and having a reflector configured to reflect light.05-10-2012
20110085120PIXEL STRUCTURE, ACTIVE DEVICE ARRAY SUBSTRATE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A pixel structure disposed on a substrate having a horizontal direction and a vertical direction and driven by a scan line and a data line is provided. The pixel structure includes a pixel electrode and an active device. The pixel electrode has a first extension portion and a second extension portion connected to the first extension portion, wherein a first included angle of the first extension portion and the horizontal direction is θ degrees, a second included angle of the second extension portion and the horizontal direction is (360-θ) degrees, the data line is parallel to the first extension portion and the second extension portion, and a plurality of slits are perpendicular to the data line. The pixel electrode is electrically connected to the scan line and the data line via the active device.04-14-2011
20120206685SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - Disclosed is an electrode film which does not exfoliate from, or diffuse into, an oxide semiconductor or an oxide thin film. An electrode layer comprises a highly adhesive barrier film being a Cu—Mg—Al thin film and a copper thin film; and an oxide semiconductor and an oxide thin film contact with the highly adhesive barrier film. With the highly adhesive barrier film having magnesium in a range of at least 0.5 at % but at most 5 at % and aluminum at least 5 at % but at most 15 at % when the total number of atoms of copper, magnesium, and aluminum is 100 at %, the highly adhesive barrier film has both adhesion and barrier properties. The electrode layer is suitable because a source electrode layer and a drain electrode layer contact the oxide semiconductor layer. A stopper layer having an oxide may be provided on a layer under the electrode layer.08-16-2012
20120206683PIXEL ELECTRODE AND ITS ASSOCIATED LCD PANEL - The present invention discloses a pixel electrode of a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel. The pixel electrode has a specific layout. The pixel electrode contains a peripheral portion, slits, and a central part which reserves an opening. When a voltage is applied to the pixel electrode, LC molecules are slanted starting inward moving outward, preventing the central domain of the pixel electrode from being squeezed. Accordingly, the central domain without the pixel electrode can be designed to be smaller, bringing about a decrease in the non-opening domain of the LCD panel and further, a larger aperture rate of the LCD panel.08-16-2012
20100033665LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided a liquid crystal display device that can suppress a reduction in picture quality of a display image that is caused when one of adjacent pixels is affected by a fluctuation in electric potential of the other pixel. A liquid crystal display device including an array substrate that includes pixel electrodes and a plurality of TFTs that drive the pixel electrodes is used. Each of the TFTs is arranged in a region directly below one of the pixel electrodes that is different from and adjacent to the pixel electrode to be driven thereby. Further, the TFT includes a silicon film provided with a diffusion layer, as well as a gate electrode provided on the silicon film via an insulating film. The silicon film is formed so as to range from a region directly below the pixel electrode to be driven by the TFT to the region directly below the pixel electrode. Further, a portion of the silicon film that is in the region directly below the pixel electrode to be driven by the TFT is connected electrically to the pixel electrode to be driven by the TFT.02-11-2010
20090135358DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device which includes a substrate, a gate line formed on the substrate, a data line intersecting the gate line, and a thin film transistor having a gate electrode connected to the gate line, a source electrode which overlaps the gate electrode and is connected to the data line, and a drain electrode which overlaps the gate electrode. The overlapping area between the gate electrode and the drain electrode is larger than the overlapping area between the gate electrode and the source electrode.05-28-2009
20090135361Systems for Displaying Images Involving Alignment Liquid Crystal Displays - Systems for displaying images are provided. An exemplary system incorporates a vertical alignment liquid crystal display having a pixel unit. The pixel unit includes: a first substrate comprising a pixel layer thereon, wherein the pixel layer comprises a thin film transistor and a pixel electrode; a second substrate comprising a common electrode thereon; and a liquid crystal layer between the first and second substrates, wherein at least one of the pixel electrode and the common electrode has a plurality of holes therein, the holes being configured to align the liquid crystal layer.05-28-2009
20090135360Liquid crystal display device - A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal layer, a common electrode, and an electrode set. The liquid crystal layer is placed between said common electrode and the electrode set, and the electrode set is provided for switching the liquid crystal layer. The electrode set includes a first electrode for switching a first area of the. liquid crystal layer and a second electrode for switching a second area of the liquid crystal layer. Particularly, the second area includes at least a part of the area of the liquid crystal layer that the first area does not include. The first electrode has a shape which in cooperation with the second electrode allows alignment of the LC molecules in substantially two orthogonal directions. A method is provided to get rid of the circular polarizers which provide a good on-axis aperture but which show reduced off-axis performance compared to linear polarizers.05-28-2009
20090135359LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - There is provided a liquid crystal device that has a liquid crystal layer pinched by a first substrate and a second substrate disposed to face each other and performs a display operation by transiting the aligning state of the liquid crystal layer from spray alignment to bend alignment. The first substrate includes a scanning line and a data line that intersect with each other, a plurality of pixel electrodes, an insulating film that is disposed to the liquid crystal layer side relative to the scanning line and the data line, a transition electrode that is electrically connected to the scanning line or the data line through a contact hole formed on the insulating film, and a dielectric film that is disposed between the transition electrode and the pixel electrode. In addition, the transition electrode generates an electric potential difference between the pixel electrode and the transition electrode with the dielectric film interposed therebetween.05-28-2009
20110090449LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention is constituted of a TFT substrate and an opposing substrate which are arranged so as to be opposite to each other with a liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween. In addition, in the liquid crystal layer, formed is a polymer into which a polymer component added to liquid crystal is polymerized, and which determines directions in which liquid crystal molecules tilt when voltage is applied. In the TFT substrate, formed are a sub picture element electrode directly connected to a TFT and a sub picture element electrode connected to the TFT through capacitive coupling. In each of these sub picture element electrodes, formed are slits extending in directions respectively at angles of 45 degrees, 135 degrees, 225 degrees and 315 degrees to the X axis.04-21-2011
20110090448LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention is constituted of a TFT substrate and an opposing substrate which are arranged so as to be opposite to each other with a liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween. In addition, in the liquid crystal layer, formed is a polymer into which a polymer component added to liquid crystal is polymerized, and which determines directions in which liquid crystal molecules tilt when voltage is applied. In the TFT substrate, formed are a sub picture element electrode directly connected to a TFT and a sub picture element electrode connected to the TFT through capacitive coupling. In each of these sub picture element electrodes, formed are slits extending in directions respectively at angles of 45 degrees, 135 degrees, 225 degrees and 315 degrees to the X axis.04-21-2011
20110090447DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus including a plurality of gate lines, a data line intersecting the plurality of gate lines; a first pixel unit connected with a n-th gate line of the plurality of gate lines and the data line. A second pixel unit connected with a (n+1)-th gate line of the plurality of gate lines; and a coupling capacitor disposed between the first pixel unit and the second pixel unit, wherein the first pixel unit comprises a first liquid crystal capacitor and a first thin film transistor (TFT), the second pixel unit comprises a second liquid crystal capacitor and a second thin film transistor (TFT), and a source electrode and a drain electrode of the second TFT are connected with both electrodes of the coupling capacitor, respectively.04-21-2011
20110090446DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a pixel group having first to fourth pixels in a 2×2 matrix, wherein the areas of the first and second pixels is greater than the areas of the third and fourth pixels, so that, when a storage bridge which connects storage electrodes is formed between the first and second pixels, an opening area through which light is transmitted in each of the first and second pixels has the same area as the opening areas in each of the third and fourth pixels.04-21-2011
20110090445DISPLAY SUBSTRATE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE DISPLAY SUBSTRATE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE DISPLAY SUBSTRATE - A display substrate includes a pixel, an organic layer and a shorting pad structure. The pixel electrode is arranged at a display area of a base substrate, and the pixel electrode is electrically connected to a transistor connected to a gate line and data line. The organic layer is arranged at the base substrate, and the organic layer is arranged between the transistor and the pixel electrode. The shorting pad structure is disposed at a peripheral area of the display area, and the shorting pad structure includes a first pad electrode at a lower height, a second pad electrode at a higher height, and a first height compensation pattern interposed between the first and second pad electrodes. A contact hole is defined through the organic layer so that second pad electrode can be electrically connected there through to the first pad electrode.04-21-2011
20130010247PIXEL ARRAY, ACTIVE DEVICE ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND FLAT DISPLAY PANEL - A pixel array including a pixel electrode and an active device is provided. The active device includes a gate, a channel layer, a source, a drain, a connection electrode, a first branch portion and a second branch portion. The gate is electrically connected with a scan line. The channel layer located at a side of the gate is electrically isolated from the gate. The source, the drain and the connection electrode are disposed on a part region of the channel layer. The first branch portion disposed on a part region of the channel layer is connected with an end of the connection electrode. The first branch portion surrounds the source located on the channel layer. The second branch portion disposed on a part region of the channel layer is connected with the other end of the connection electrode. The second branch portion surrounds the drain located on the channel layer.01-10-2013
20110102722INDIUM TIN OXIDE SPUTTERING TARGET AND TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE FILM FABRICATED USING THE SAME - An indium tin oxide sputtering target includes indium oxide, tin oxide, and gallium. The content of tin atoms is 5 to 15 atomic percent of the total amount of indium and tin atoms, and the content of gallium atoms is 0.5 to 7 atomic percent of the total amount of indium, tin, and gallium atoms. A method of fabricating an indium tin oxide transparent conductive film includes depositing the transparent conductive film by sputtering the sputtering target. The indium tin oxide transparent conductive film having high durability can be fabricated by depositing an amorphous transparent conductive film by sputtering the sputtering target at a first temperature, patterning the deposited amorphous transparent conductive film by etching it using a weak acid, and crystallizing the patterned amorphous transparent conductive film at a second temperature higher than the first temperature. A crystallization temperature ranges from 150° C. to 210° C., or from 170° C. to 210° C.05-05-2011
20100014040Display element and display device - A display element has an arrangement that allows the pixel to have at least two domains in which the medium shows optical anisotropies of different directions when a force (for example, an electric field) is applied or when no force is applied. It is preferable that directions of the optical anisotropies occurred in the respective domains when the electric field is applied respectively have 45 degrees±10 degrees with absorption axes of polarizers, and that the directions of the optical anisotropies occurred in the respective domains when the electric field is applied make 90 degrees±20 degrees.01-21-2010
20120300165DISPLAY PANEL AND REPAIR METHOD THEREOF - A flat display panel and a related repairing method are provided. The flat display panel includes multiple horizontal repair lines parallel to scan lines and multiple vertical repair lines parallel to data lines. The vertical repair lines are disposed on one side of the data lines one to one, and the horizontal repair lines are disposed on one side of the scan lines one to one. When one of the data lines or one of the scan lines is broken, an electrical route formed by a use of the vertical repair lines or the horizontal repair lines detours the broken scan line or data line, so as to deliver signal to pixel electrode normally.11-29-2012
20120120361Liquid crystal display device - There is provided a liquid crystal display (LCD) device that prevents light leaks near spacers. The LCD device controls the optical transmissivity of a liquid crystal layer interposed between substrates disposed opposite each other, by means of an electric field generated in the layer-thickness direction of the liquid crystal layer. The LCD device includes spacers on a liquid-crystal-side surface of one substrate, signal lines formed on a liquid-crystal-side surface of the other substrate, an insulating film formed to cover the signal lines, and electrodes on the insulating film's upper surface. Each electrode contributes to controlling the optical transmissivity of the liquid crystal layer. Each spacer has a vertex surface disposed opposite to the signal lines. A portion of each electrode extends to the upper surface of a corresponding signal line. The extended portion is opposite to a part of a spacer's vertex surface disposed opposite to the corresponding signal line.05-17-2012
20110109858VERTICAL ALIGNMENT LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY WITH DIRECTIONAL ELECTRODES - An exemplary vertical alignment liquid crystal display (LCD) includes a first substrate, a second substrate opposite to the first substrate, a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first and second substrates, first electrodes formed at an inner side of the second substrate adjacent to the liquid crystal layer, and second electrodes formed at the inner side of the second substrate adjacent to the liquid crystal layer. The liquid crystal layer comprises a plurality of liquid crystal molecules having the positive dielectrics constants and being vertically aligned. The first electrodes and the at least one second electrode are configured for generating electric fields to drive the liquid crystal molecules to orient in a plurality of different directions all parallel to the first substrate and the second substrate.05-12-2011
20120162594PIXEL STRUCTURE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A pixel structure includes: a first planarizing film and a second planarizing film laminated in order on a substrate on which a circuit section is formed; and metallic wiring for electrically connecting two electrodes disposed on the second planarizing film to each other so as to be separated from each other, the metallic wiring being formed between the first planarizing film and the second planarizing film.06-28-2012
20120162592GRADIENT REFRACTIVE INDEX LIQUID CRYSTAL OPTICAL APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A gradient index liquid crystal optical apparatus according to an embodiment includes: a first substrate having a first face; a second substrate having a second face opposed to the first face of the first substrate; a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the first substrate and the second substrate; a plurality of first electrodes provided on the first face of the first substrate, and arranged along a first direction; a plurality of second electrodes provided on the first face of the first substrate to correspond to the first electrodes, the plurality of second electrodes being arranged along the first direction; a plurality of third electrodes provided on the first face of the first substrate and arranged along the first direction; and a fourth electrode provided on the second face of the second substrate.06-28-2012
20120162593LIQUID CRYSTAL COMPOSITE MATERIAL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL ELECTRO-OPTICAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal composite material and a liquid crystal electro-optical display device are provided. A liquid crystal composite material, includes: a liquid crystal; a polymer; and a modified inorganic layered material, wherein the modified inorganic layered material is formed by modifying an inorganic layered material with a conjugated oligomer, and the conjugated oligomer has a quaternary ammonium group or sulfonate group.06-28-2012
20120162591PIXEL STRUCTURE - A pixel structure electrically connected to a scan line and a data line is provided. The pixel structure includes an active device and a pixel electrode, wherein the active device is electrically connected to the scan line and the data line, and the pixel electrode is electrically connected to the active device. The pixel electrode has a plurality of strip-shaped slit groups. Each of the strip-shaped slit groups includes a plurality of strip-shaped slits whose extending directions are substantially parallel to each other, and contours of at least parts of the strip-shaped slits are non-isosceles trapezoids.06-28-2012
20120127411PIXEL UNIT, LCD PANEL, AND METHOD FOR FORMING THE SAME - The present invention discloses a pixel unit, a liquid crystal display panel and method for forming the same. The liquid crystal display panel comprises a common line, a first shading line, and a second shading line, all of which are under the pixel electrode and are formed by a metallic layer. A lateral side of the first or second shading line, which is not covered by the pixel electrode is a curve edge. The curve first or second shading line expands an area of the common line, resulting in an increase of a storage capacitor. Even if a G/D overlay tolerance exists during the process of forming an LCD panel, a problem of uneven display brightness occurring in the LCD panel is still being improved.05-24-2012
20120127413Liquid Crystal Display Device and Method for Manufacturing the Same - An LCD device includes a substrate including an active region and a dummy region; gate and data lines disposed on the substrate crossing each other to define a plurality of pixel regions in the active region; a pixel electrode disposed in each of the plural pixel regions; a common electrode which is patterned in the active region to define common electrode pattern portions, respective common electrode pattern portions and the pixel electrodes each forming an electric field; a first sensing line disposed on the common electrode and electrically connected with the common electrode to sense a user's touch; and at least one dummy electrode disposed in the dummy region adjacent one of the common electrode pattern portions.05-24-2012
20120127412ARRAY SUBSTRATE FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - An array substrate for a liquid crystal display device including a substrate having a display region and a non-display region at one side of the display region; gate lines along a first direction and in the display region; data lines along a second direction and in the display region, the data lines crossing the gate lines to define pixel regions; auxiliary gate lines along the second direction and in the display region, the auxiliary gate lines respectively connected to the gate lines; data pad electrodes in the non-display region and electrically connected to the data lines, respectively; and gate pad electrodes in the non-display region and electrically connected to the auxiliary gate lines, respectively.05-24-2012
20120127414Liquid Crystal Display Device and Method for Manufacturing the Same - A liquid crystal display device and a method for manufacturing the same are disclosed. The liquid crystal display device comprises gate and data lines arranged to cross each other on a substrate to define a plurality of pixels; a pixel electrode formed in each of the plurality of pixels; a common electrode forming an electric field together with the pixel electrode, patterned to sense a touch of a user; a sensing line discontinuously formed on the common electrode and electrically connected with the common electrode; a jump line formed below the common electrode to electrically connect discontinuous portions of the sensing line with one another; and first and second connection electrodes for electrically connecting the jump line with the sensing line, wherein the first connection electrode is connected with the jump line, and the second connection electrode is connected with the sensing line and the first connection electrode respectively.05-24-2012
20100208184ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - An array substrate includes first and second pixel electrodes. The first pixel electrode includes a plurality of first slit electrode portions and a first supporting electrode portion connected with the first slit electrode portions. The first slit electrode portions extend in a zigzag fashion along the shape of a unit pixel area and a first direction. The second pixel electrode includes a plurality of second slit electrode portions and a second supporting electrode portion connected with the second slit electrode portion. The second slit electrode portions extend in the zigzag fashion along the shape of the unit pixel area and the first direction. Side visibility and a response time may be improved, so that display quality may be improved.08-19-2010
20100208185BEAM SHAPING DEVICE - A beam shaping device (08-19-2010
20100208186DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING MEHTOD THEREOF - In a manufacturing method of a display device where a photosensitive material film formed on a light-transmitting film is divided into a plurality of small regions and the respective small regions of the photosensitive material film are sequentially exposed, it is possible to decrease the deviation of a focal point of light to be radiated to each small region. In exposing the photosensitive material film formed on the light-transmitting film, the whole exposure subject region of the photosensitive material film is divided into a plurality of small regions, and a focal point of light to be radiated to each small region is decided. The focal point of the light is decided such that the whole exposure subject region of the photosensitive material film is divided into a plurality of length measurement unit regions, and the focal point is determined based on a distance from an optical system of an exposure device to the photosensitive material film which is measured for every length measurement unit region, and an opaque conductive layer is formed in each length measurement unit region prior to the formation of the light-transmitting film.08-19-2010
20120133876LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL - A region for mounting components such as an IC chip is sufficiently ensured on a glass substrate with which a liquid crystal panel is configured, without reducing the number of panel pieces to be taken from a large panel. A liquid crystal panel is composed of a first glass substrate (05-31-2012
20120169986LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A display panel includes an array substrate including a plurality of connection lines extending from a plurality of signal lines and at least one repair line crossing the connection lines. An opposite substrate including a common electrode formed on a surface of the second substrate that is closest to the array substrate is coupled to the array substrate. The common electrode includes a plurality of openings that are positioned to align with a plurality of intersections between the connection lines and the repair line, thereby preventing an electrical coupling between the signal line and the common electrode.07-05-2012
20120169982PIXEL STRUCTURE - A pixel structure including a scan line, a first data line, a second data line, a first active device, a second active device, a first pixel electrode, a second pixel electrode, and a common electrode is provided. The first data line and the second data line are respectively intersected with the scan line. The first pixel electrode is electrically connected to the first data line through the first active device. The second pixel electrode is electrically connected to the second data line through the second active device. The common electrode is located under the first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode. Both a first voltage of the first pixel electrode and a second voltage of the second pixel electrode are different from a third voltage of the common electrode.07-05-2012
20120212699LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - In a liquid crystal display panel, a pixel electrode includes at least a main electrode strip and a plurality of sub electrode branches. The sub electrode branches extend outwardly from two opposite edges of the main electrode strip. The main electrode strip includes at least a node-controlling portion, the controlling width of the node-controlling portion are different from a trunk width of the main electrode strip. Otherwise, a plurality of first sub electrode branches and a plurality of second sub electrode branches are extend outwardly from two opposite edges of the main electrode strip respectively. Relating to the position of the first sub electrode branches, the second sub electrode branches has a position-shift amount along the extending direction of the main electrode strip. The position-shift amount is smaller than the branch width of the first or second sub electrode branch.08-23-2012
20110187977Liquid crystal display device - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device used as a display part of an electronic apparatus which exhibits high brightness and favorable display quality. The liquid crystal display device includes a pair of substrates which are arranged to face each other in an opposed manner; vertical-alignment type liquid crystal which is sealed between the pair of substrates; a plurality of pixel regions, each pixel region including a sub pixel having a pixel electrode on one substrate and a sub pixel having a pixel electrode on one substrate, a slit formed between the pixel electrodes; and a singular point control part which includes projecting portions which are formed on end portions of the pixel electrodes on the slit-side and controls singular points of the liquid crystal.08-04-2011
20120075565LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device that can control the alignment of liquid crystal molecules more reliably and also can suppress the deterioration of the contrast characteristics and a reduction in transmittance without complicating the manufacturing process of a matrix substrate. Specifically disclosed is a liquid crystal display device including a pair of substrates (03-29-2012
20120075564LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In a liquid crystal display device of IPS mode with a smaller number of layers, a gate electrode is formed on a TFT substrate. A gate insulating film is formed to cover the gate electrode, on which a semiconductor layer is formed. A drain electrode and a source electrode are placed on the semiconductor layer. A planar pixel electrode is formed from ITO on the gate insulating film prior to the formation of the drain electrode, source electrode, image signal line, and the like. This process is performed to prevent the image signal line, the drain electrode, the source electrode, and the like, from being consumed by the cell reaction through a developer during the patterning of the ITO when a pin hole is present in the ITO, in order not to cause disconnection. As a result, it is possible to improve the production yield and achieve high reliability.03-29-2012
20120075563LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR - Provided is a liquid crystal display device, including: a liquid crystal layer filled between a first and a second substrate; two polymer structures; and a plurality of pixels each including a first and a second electrode, one of the first and the second electrode being a pixel electrode, in which: each of the plurality of pixels is provided within a region surrounded by a signal line, a part of the signal line being formed between adjacent two of the plurality of pixels; each of the two polymer structures, which extends along the part of the signal line so as to sandwich the part of the signal line in plan view and is formed from one of the first and the second substrate toward another thereof, is formed so as to overlap with any of the region; and the two adjacent polymer structures has the liquid crystal layer provided therebetween.03-29-2012
20120075562LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A liquid crystal display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer, a plurality of first regions and a plurality of second regions. The first regions and the second regions are formed on the first substrate and the second substrate. In a narrow viewing mode, the luminous flux of the first regions along a first viewing direction is different from that of the first regions along a second viewing direction opposite to the first viewing direction, and the luminous flux of the second regions along the first viewing direction is substantially different from that of the first regions along the first viewing direction.03-29-2012
20120314172LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE WITH GROUNDED BY THERMOCOMPRESSION BONDING TAPE AND DOUBLE-SIDE ADHESIVE TAPE - A liquid crystal display device which can be manufactured at a low cost is provided. The liquid crystal display device includes a TFT substrate, a CF substrate of a size smaller than a size of the TFT substrate, and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the TFT substrate and the CF substrate. A ground pad is formed on a portion of the TFT substrate where the CF substrate does not overlap with the TFT substrate. A transparent conductive film is formed on an upper surface of the CF substrate. The transparent conductive film of the CF substrate and the ground pad formed on the TFT substrate are electrically connected with each other via a thermocompression bonding conductive tape. A double-sided adhesive tape is arranged between the thermocompression bonding conductive tape and an upper surface of the CF substrate and between the thermocompression bonding conductive tape and the TFT substrate.12-13-2012
20120314171DISPLAY DEVICES HAVING ELECTROLESSLY PLATED CONDUCTORS AND METHODS - In one or more embodiments, display devices having electrolessly plated conductors and methods are disclosed. One such embodiment is directed to a method of forming a reflective pixel array for a display device, including forming a plurality of conductive pads, each of the conductive pads corresponding to a reflective pixel, and electrolessly plating each of the conductive pads with a reflective conductor.12-13-2012
20100007836Liquid crystal display device and driving method for fabricating the same - A liquid crystal display device includes a gate line on a substrate; a data line defining a pixel region by crossing the gate line; a thin film transistor formed at a crossing position between the gate line and the data line; a passivation layer protecting the thin film transistor; a pixel electrode connected with the thin film transistor; a common electrode generating an electric field with the pixel electrode; and a plurality of grooves on the passivation layer, wherein at least one of the pixel electrode and the common electrode is arranged at intervals in the pixel region, and the grooves are formed at intervals on the passivation layer disposed between the at least one of the pixel electrode and the common electrode arranged at intervals in the pixel region.01-14-2010
20120224129LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS - In an embodiment of the invention, a liquid crystal display is provided. The liquid crystal display includes a first substrate, a first electrode formed on the first substrate, wherein the first electrode includes a plurality of subpixels, and each the subpixel includes a plurality of subunits, and each the subunit includes a plurality of first slits and a plurality of second slits, wherein the first slits are connected to the second slits and the first slits of the subunits which are adjacent to each other are connected to each other, a second substrate opposite to the first substrate, a second electrode formed on the second substrate, and a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode.09-06-2012
20120257153LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device in which alignment control in a vertical-alignment-type liquid crystal layer is excellent at a side portion or a corner portion of a pixel electrode. The liquid crystal display device includes a pixel electrode including openings of slits as an alignment control mechanism, a common electrode including linear protrusions as an alignment control mechanism, the electrodes opposed to each other, and a vertical-alignment-type liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the electrodes, wherein the linear protrusion is placed at a position where the linear protrusion controls alignment in the liquid crystal layer inside a position where an oblique electric field generated at the edge of an corner portion of the pixel electrode at the time when a voltage is applied between the electrodes controls the alignment in the liquid crystal layer.10-11-2012
20120081648LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An IPS liquid crystal display device with a reduced number of layers, in which the variation of pixel electrode potential due to ON/OFF operation of a gate voltage is suppressed. A pixel electrode is formed on a TFT substrate formed of glass. A gate insulating film is formed to cover the pixel electrode, an inorganic passivation film is formed on the gate insulating film, and a common electrode is formed on the passivation film.04-05-2012
20100328594LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY ELEMENT, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display element includes a liquid crystal composition sandwiched between substrates, wherein at least two types of liquid crystal compositions which exhibit liquid crystal phase in different temperature ranges are contained within each one pixel, and each of the at least two types of liquid crystal compositions is sealed and isolated within each pixel.12-30-2010
20080297711Liquid crystal display device and its manufacturing method - In a conventional manufacturing process where the number of manufacturing processes is reduced to form a semiconductor layer of a channel etch-type insulating gate-type transistor and source-drain wires in one photographic etching processing using half-tone exposure technology, the manufacturing margin is narrow, lowering the yield if the distance between the source and the drain wire shortens.12-04-2008
20080297710SYSTEM FOR DISPLAYING IMAGES INCLUDING A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A system for displaying images is provided including a liquid crystal display panel. The liquid crystal display panel has a plurality of sub-pixels, each defined between two adjacent data lines extending along a vertical direction and two adjacent scan lines extending along a horizontal direction. The liquid crystal display panel comprises a transparent bottom electrode on the data lines, and a transparent top electrode on the transparent bottom electrode, wherein the transparent top electrode has an extended portion at a corner of the sub-pixel, extending along the horizontal direction to overlap at least a portion of the data line.12-04-2008
20080297709LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - The invention provides a liquid crystal device that includes: a first substrate; a second substrate that is provided over the first substrate in such a manner that the first substrate and the second substrate face each other; a transparent pixel electrode that is provided in each of a plurality of pixels that constitute a display area over the first substrate; a transparent common electrode that is formed over the first substrate; a liquid crystal layer that is sandwiched between the first substrate and the second substrate, the liquid crystal layer containing liquid crystal molecules that are driven by a horizontal electric field that is generated in accordance with a difference between the electric potential of the pixel electrode and the electric potential of the common electrode; and a light-sensitive pickup element that is formed in the display area over the first substrate, the light-sensitive pickup element having an upper electrode that is formed in the same layer as that of either the pixel electrode or the common electrode.12-04-2008
20120320325LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display panel that has an enhanced liquid crystal alignment controlling force irrespective of the external conditions or environments. The enhanced liquid crystal alignment controlling force sufficiently prevents surface roughness or color unevenness that can occur depending on the viewing angle, so that favorable display qualities and excellent transmittance can be achieved. The liquid crystal display panel includes a pair of substrates comprising a pixel electrode and a counter electrode; and a liquid crystal layer disposed between the substrates, the liquid crystal display panel comprising spacers at at least four corners of a pixel defined by the pixel electrode.12-20-2012
20110037933LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY INCLUDING A SPACER ELEMENT AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display includes first and second substrates. The first substrate has a first insulating substrate, and a pixel electrode formed on the first insulating substrate with a first opening pattern. The second substrate has a second insulating substrate, and a common electrode formed on the second insulating substrate with a second opening pattern. The first and the second opening patterns proceed parallel to each other while being arranged in an alternate manner. A liquid crystal material is injected between the first and the second substrates. A spacer is positioned at an end of the second opening pattern to maintain the distance between the first and the second substrates.02-17-2011
20120268703LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate and a second substrate. The first substrate includes a first gate line and a second gate line respectively extending in a first direction. A main pixel electrode is arranged between the first gate line and the second gate line and extending in a second direction orthogonally crossing the first direction. A pair of sub-common electrodes respectively faces the first gate line and the second gate line through an insulating layer and extends in the first direction. The second substrate includes a main common electrode electrically connected with the sub-common electrode and arranged on both sides sandwiching the main pixel electrode. A liquid crystal layer is held between the first substrate and the second substrate.10-25-2012
20110222009LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a liquid crystal display device that includes a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between two substrates, one of which includes a pixel electrode and a common electrode, where the electrode that is disposed closer to the liquid crystal layer has a stripe pattern that includes a plurality of slip electrode portions, and each of the plurality of slip electrode portions includes a curved portion at which each of the plurality of the slip electrode portions changes a stretching direction, and where the other electrode has a solid flat shape provided with a plurality of openings at locations that overlap with the curved portions of the plurality of slip electrode portions, the plurality of openings being provided in a manner that makes the opening in one curved portion independent and that allows only a convex outline segment of the slip electrode portion to run through an area of the opening.09-15-2011
20100253896LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device is provided with high fabrication efficiency, which produces small display unevenness and which is capable of high quality display with excellent viewing angle characteristics and high transmittance.10-07-2010
20110234961In-Plane Field Type Liquid Crystal Display Device Comprising Liquid Crystal Molecules With More Than Two Kinds Of Reorientation Directions - A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a first electrode and a second electrode formed on the first substrate, the second electrode being arranged at an upper layer with respect to the first electrode, a drain signal line and a gate signal line formed on the first substrate, and a liquid crystal layer driven by an electric field formed between the first electrode and the second electrode. The first electrode extends in parallel to the drain signal lien and the second electrode extends at a slanted direction to the drain signal line.09-29-2011
20110234960LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE DRIVING METHOD, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - In a liquid crystal device according to the invention, a pre-tilt angle of a liquid crystal layer is greater on an opposing electrode side than on a pixel electrode side. A high potential and a low potential relative to an opposing electrode potential are alternately applied to pixel electrodes through switching elements; and the opposing electrode potential is higher than a standard potential, the standard potential being a potential in which the average potential between the high potential and the low potential has been shifted by an amount equivalent to the average value of the amount of change in the potential of the pixel electrodes caused by parasitic capacitance in the switching elements when the high potential is applied to the pixel electrodes and the amount of change in the potential of the pixel electrodes caused by parasitic capacitance when the low potential is applied to the pixel electrodes.09-29-2011
20110234959Liquid crystal display device having rectangular-shaped pixel electrodes overlapping with comb-shaped counter electrodes in plan view - The present invention realizes a bright image display by enhancing a numerical aperture of pixels. At least a portion of a pixel electrode is overlapped to a thin film transistor by way of a first insulation film, the pixel electrode is connected to an output electrode of the thin film transistor via a contact hole which is formed in the first insulation film, the counter electrode is arranged above the pixel electrode by way of a second insulation film in a state that the counter electrode is overlapped to the pixel electrode, the counter electrode is formed at a position avoiding the contact hole formed in the first insulation film as viewed in a plan view, and at least a portion of the counter electrode is overlapped to the thin film transistor.09-29-2011
20110234958Transflective liquid crystal display device - To improve display quality in a transflective liquid crystal display device.09-29-2011
20110234957DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes a first gate line extended in a predetermined direction; a second gate line extended in parallel to the first gate line; a first gate output terminal corresponding to the first gate line; a second gate output terminal corresponding to the second gate line; a first gate leading line electrically connecting the first gate line to the first gate output terminal; a second gate leading line electrically connecting the second gate line to the second gate output terminal and having a length longer than said first gate leading line; and a static electric protection line disposed so as to overlap the first gate leading line and the second gate leading line with an insulating layer interposed between said static electric protection line and the first and second gate leading lines, wherein an overlapping area between the first gate leading line and the static electric protection line is larger than an overlapping area between the second gate leading line and the static electric protection line.09-29-2011
20120281176LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes a first insulating substrate. A pixel electrode is formed on a top surface of the first insulating substrate. The pixel electrode has a first opening pattern at each pixel area. The pixel electrode is substantially rectangular in shape with first second long sides, and first and second short sides. The pixel electrode is divided into an upper region defined by the first and second long sides and first short side, and a lower region defined by the first and second long sides and second short side. A common electrode is formed on a bottom surface of a second insulating substrate, and has a second opening pattern at each pixel area. The first and second opening patterns each have a plurality of openings, the openings of the first opening pattern and the second opening pattern being alternately arranged parallel to each other.11-08-2012
20120327351OPTICAL VARIATION DEVICE, OPTICAL ASSEMBLY AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUCH A DEVICE - An optical variation device includes a liquid-crystal element having optical properties that control the propagation of light and two substrate plates arranged on either side of the liquid-crystal element. The two substrate plates are covered respectively with first and second control electrodes. Each electrode has a substantially central-opening referred to as the optical aperture. The device also has a layer of a material arranged between the electrodes and filling the optical aperture. The material has a surface resistivity of 10 kΩ/square to 10 GΩ/square and at least the first electrode is divided into a plurality of portions forming sub-electrodes suitable for simultaneously receiving different potentials.12-27-2012
20120327350DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a first substrate, at least a first protrusion, a first electrode, a second substrate, at least a second protrusion, a second electrode and a display medium. The first protrusion is disposed on the first substrate. The first electrode is disposed on the first protrusion. The second substrate is disposed opposite to the first substrate. The second protrusion is disposed on the second substrate. The second electrode is disposed on the second protrusion, wherein the first electrode and the second electrode are displaced in a horizontal direction so as to form a lateral electric field therebetween. The display medium is sandwiched between the first and the second substrates.12-27-2012
20120327349INTEGRATED PANEL OF TOUCH PANEL AND PHASE MODULATOR AND SWITCHABLE STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - The present invention provides an integrated panel of a touch panel and a phase modulator including a first transparent substrate, a second transparent substrate, a liquid crystal layer, a first transparent electrode layer, a second transparent electrode layer, a third transparent substrate, and a third transparent electrode layer. The first transparent substrate, the second transparent substrate, the liquid crystal layer, the first transparent electrode layer and the second transparent electrode layer constitute the phase modulator, and the second transparent electrode layer, the second transparent substrate, the third transparent substrate and the third transparent electrode layer constitute the touch panel.12-27-2012
20120092605PIXEL STRUCTURE - A pixel structure including a scan line, a data line, an active device, a pixel electrode, a capacitor electrode line, a semi-conductive pattern layer and at least one dielectric layer is provided. The active device is electrically connected to the scan line and the data line. The pixel electrode is electrically connected to the active device. The capacitor electrode line is located under the pixel electrode. A first storage capacitor is formed between the capacitor electrode line and the pixel electrode. The semi-conductive pattern layer is disposed between the capacitor electrode line and the pixel electrode, the pixel electrode is electrically connected to the semi-conductive pattern layer. A second storage capacitor is formed between the semi-conductive pattern layer and the capacitor electrode line. The dielectric layer is disposed between the capacitor electrode line and the pixel electrode and located between the semi-conductive pattern layer and the capacitor electrode line.04-19-2012
20120092604METHOD AND STRUCTURE FOR TOP METAL FORMATION OF LIQUID CRYSTAL ON SILICON DEVICES - The present invention provides an LCOS device having improved bonding pad features. The device has a substrate, a transistor layer overlying the substrate and an interlayer dielectric layer overlying the transistor layer. A first conductive layer is overlying the interlayer dielectric layer and a second interlayer dielectric layer is overlying the first conductive layer. An enlarged opening for a bonding pad structure is in a first portion of the second interlayer dielectric layer. A barrier metal layer is formed within the enlarged opening to form a liner that covers exposed regions of the enlarged opening. A metal material is overlying the liner to fill the enlarged opening. A thickness of an aluminum material is overlying the metal material. The device has a bonding pad structure formed from a first portion of the thickness of the aluminum material and is coupled to the metal material in the enlarged opening.04-19-2012
20120140158LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A pad section 06-07-2012
20130010248PIXEL ELECTRODE STRUCTURE - The present invention provides a pixel electrode structure comprising: a trunk portion including a vertical trunk portion and a horizontal trunk portion which are intersected vertically; and branch portions disposed in four sub-pixel regions which are divided by the vertical trunk portion and the horizontal trunk portion, wherein the branch portions in each of the sub-pixel regions include bending branch portions, and each of the bending branch portions is composed of branch sections, and angles between each adjacent two of the branch sections and the horizontal trunk portion are different, and there are slits between the bending branch portions. The present invention can efficiently solve the problems of a color shifting defect and a low color shifting defects resulting from the constant angle between the branch portions and the horizontal trunk portion or the vertical trunk portion.01-10-2013
20110157533LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device for reducing line resistance of an line on glass (LOG) type signal line, and a method for fabricating the same. The liquid crystal display device includes signal lines formed at a picture display part, and an LOG type signal line formed at a peripheral region of the picture display part to have a width greater than the signal line and a plurality of first openings spaced at regular intervals for supplying a required driving signal to a drive IC to drive the signal lines.06-30-2011
20080231789ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electro-optical device includes an electro-optical panel including a first substrate and a second substrate which interpose an electro-optical material therebetween, a transparent conductive film disposed on an outer surface of the first substrate or the second substrate, and a base member having an electrode electrically connected to the transparent conductive film via an adhesive, in which the electrode is formed at a region having a plane shape, which is the same as or narrower than that of the base member, the base member is provided with concave portions or through-holes disposed along a side thereof, and the concave portions or the through-holes are provided with the adhesive.09-25-2008
20080225215DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A display device and a method of manufacturing the same is disclosed, to prevent a parasitic capacitance caused by a metal substrate. The display device comprises a metal substrate including a pixel array provided with a plurality of storage lines to supply a storage voltage, and a supplying line connected to the storage lines; and a voltage source, connected to the supplying line, which generates the storage voltage, wherein the metal substrate is connected to any one of an output terminal of the voltage source, the supplying line and the storage lines.09-18-2008
20130093986LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate including a first gate line and a second gate line, a semiconductor layer, a gate electrode electrically connected to the first gate line, a source electrode which contacts the semiconductor layer and which is electrically connected to a first source line, and a drain electrode including a first electrode portion which contacts the semiconductor layer, a second electrode portion which is connected to the first gate line side of the first electrode portion, and a third electrode portion which is connected to the second gate line side of the first electrode portion, a second substrate including a common electrode, and a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate.04-18-2013
20130100390Liquid Crystal Substrate and Manufacturing Method thereof, and Liquid Crystal Display Device - The invention discloses a liquid crystal substrate, a manufacturing method thereof, and an LCD device. A liquid crystal substrate comprises electrode(s), and the electrode is made of transparent conductive colloid. In the invention, because the transparent conductive colloid is used to replace ITO films to make the electrodes, and the transparent conductive colloid (such as nanometer silver colloid, carbon nanotube colloid and the like) forms a film after being applied and cured. Thus, the liquid crystal substrate has the advantages of low cost, simple process, immediate etching after being applied and dried. The cost of equipment required by PVD during ITO preparation is reduced, the FAB space is effectively used, the use amount of metal such as indium, tin and the like is reduced, the cost of equipment for manufacturing LCDs and liquid waste disposal is reduced, the manufacturing time is reduced, and the output is increased.04-25-2013
20130128206LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device which is resistant to physical impact and can retain high-quality display characteristics is provided. Further, a liquid crystal display device with high reliability and high performance is provided. In a liquid crystal display device, a liquid crystal composition exhibiting a blue phase is interposed between a pair of substrates, and a spacer keeping a gap between the substrates is formed in a self-aligned manner by back exposure with the use of a light-blocking film provided under the spacer as a mask. The spacer is provided for a light-transmitting substrate provided with a semiconductor element or an electrode layer of a liquid crystal element.05-23-2013
20130141684LIQUID CRYSTAL SUBSTRATE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR THE SAME - The invention relates to a liquid crystal substrate and a manufacturing method for the same. The liquid crystal substrate includes a substrate, a transparent electrode layer formed on the substrate. Slits are formed in the transparent electrode layer, and the transparent electrode layer is also provided below the slits. In the liquid crystal substrate and the manufacturing method thereof, the transparent electrode layer is also provided under the slits, thereby an electric field intensity at the slits is enhanced when a voltage is applied, and further increase a transmittance of a liquid crystal display panel.06-06-2013
20080212007Electro-Optic Lenses Employing Resistive Electrodes - Provided is an electro-optic device comprising: a liquid crystal layer between a pair of opposing transparent substrates; a resistive patterned electrode set positioned between the liquid crystal layer and the inward-facing surface of the first transparent substrate; and a conductive layer between the liquid crystal layer and the inward-facing surface of the second transparent substrate, wherein the conductive layer and resistive patterned electrode set are electrically connected, and wherein said resistive patterned electrode set comprises one or more electrically-separated electrodes, wherein the desired voltage drop is applied across each electrode to provide the desired phase retardation profile.09-04-2008
20130148069LIQUID-CRYSTALLINE MEDIUM AND LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAYS - The present invention relates to liquid-crystal media and liquid-crystal displays (LC displays) comprising these media with homeotropic (vertical) alignment of the liquid-crystalline medium (LC medium). The LC medium having positive dielectric anisotropy according to the invention comprises particles having a mass of at least 450 Da which have been functionalised by a polar, organic anchor group. It is preferably stabilised by a polymerisable component.06-13-2013
20120274889LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention is to provide a liquid crystal display device which hardly causes image sticking even when there is a difference in the picture element areas. The liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes a pair of substrates, and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the pair of substrates, and is configured such that a pixel is formed by picture elements of a plurality of colors. The liquid crystal display device of the present invention is featured in that one of the pair of substrates includes scanning lines, signal lines, and storage capacitor lines, a thin film transistor connected to each of the scanning line and the signal line, and a pixel electrode connected to the thin film transistor, in that the other of the pair of substrates includes an opposed electrode, in that the liquid crystal layer includes a region having a larger thickness and a region having a smaller thickness in one pixel, in that the pixel electrode is arranged for each of the picture elements, and in that the pixel electrode that overlaps a region having a smaller thickness of the liquid crystal layer among the plurality of pixel electrodes arranged in one pixel is connected to the thin film transistor having a larger channel width among the plurality of the thin film transistors arranged in the one pixel.11-01-2012
20120281177LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - In a liquid crystal display device of an IPS system, to realize reduction of manufacturing cost and improvement of yield by decreasing the number of steps for manufacturing a TFT. A channel etch type bottom gate TFT structure, where patterning of a source region and a drain region and patterning of a source wiring and a pixel electrode are carried out by the same photomask.11-08-2012
20130155364METHOD OF REDUCING PARASITIC CAPACITANCE OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A method of reducing parasitic capacitance of liquid crystal display device is disclosed where the liquid crystal display device comprises a first substrate, a second substrate and a liquid crystal layer. The first substrate comprises data lines and a first transparent electrode, and the second substrate is provided with a second transparent electrode. The method comprises the following steps: A. by means of photolithography and patterning, the second transparent electrode is separated into a primary second transparent electrode and a secondary second transparent electrode; B. offering the secondary second transparent electrode the same signal to the relevant data line. The invention further relates to a liquid crystal display device and the parasitic capacitance in the data lines of the liquid crystal display device can be diminished.06-20-2013
20110285952LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY INCLUDING A SPACER ELEMENT AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display includes first and second substrates. The first substrate has a first insulating substrate, and a pixel electrode formed on the first insulating substrate with a first opening pattern. The second substrate has a second insulating substrate, and a common electrode formed on the second insulating substrate with a second opening pattern. The first and the second opening patterns proceed parallel to each other while being arranged in an alternate manner. A liquid crystal material is injected between the first and the second substrates. A spacer is positioned at an end of the second opening pattern to maintain the distance between the first and the second substrates.11-24-2011
20110285951CNT COMPOSITION, CNT LAYER STRUCTURE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD OF PREPARING CNT LAYER STRUCTURE, AND METHOD OF PREPARING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A carbon nanotube (“CNT”) composition includes CNTs, a dispersing agent containing a reactive functional group, and at least one kind of dispersion medium. A CNT layer structure includes a substrate and a CNT layer disposed on the substrate, the CNT layer including the CNT composition including the CNTs arranged in a network-shape, and an organic material adsorbed to the CNTs and chemically bonded to the substrate. A liquid crystal display device includes the CNT layer structure. A method of manufacturing the CNT layer structure uses the CNT composition. A method of manufacturing the liquid crystal display device includes forming a pixel electrode on a passivation layer, by using the method of manufacturing the CNT layer structure.11-24-2011
20120013839DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided are a display panel and a display device which are capable of suppressing the occurrence of horizontal crosstalk and ensuring the aperture ratio of the whole display panel. The auxiliary capacitance electrode of a pixel forming portion (01-19-2012
20120019761CONTACT STRUCTURE FOR A TUNABLE LIQUID CRYSTAL OPTICAL DEVICE - A tunable liquid crystal optical device defining an optical aperture and having a layered structure. The device includes a film electrode formed on a surface of a first substrate and covered by a second substrate, and a contact structure filling a volume within the layered structure and contacting the film electrode. The contact structure is located outside of the optical aperture and provides an electrical connection surface much larger than a thickness of the film electrode, such that reliable electrical connections may be made to the electrode, particularly in the context of wafer scale manufacturing of such a device.01-26-2012
20130194535LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display including a gate line electrically connected to first and second sub-pixel electrodes of a pixel electrode, a data line electrically connected to the first and second sub-pixel electrodes, a first storage electrode line having a first storage electrode overlapped with the first sub-pixel electrode, wherein a first storage voltage is applied to the first storage electrode line as a cyclic signal; and a second storage electrode line having a second storage electrode overlapped with the second sub-pixel electrode, wherein a second storage electrode voltage opposite in phase to the first storage electrode voltage is applied to the second storage electrode line as a cyclic signal, and the pixel electrode includes a first side parallel to the gate line and a second side parallel to the data line, a length of the second side is less than a length of the first side.08-01-2013
20120026444LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL, PIXEL ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND PIXEL STRUCTURE THEREOF - A pixel structure includes a plurality of data lines and a common line. The common line overlaps each data line, and is coupled with each data line to respectively form a first coupling capacitor, a second coupling capacitor, a third coupling capacitor, a fourth coupling capacitor, a fifth coupling capacitor, and a sixth coupling capacitor. The third coupling capacitor is smaller than the second coupling capacitor, and the fifth coupling capacitor is smaller than the fourth coupling capacitor.02-02-2012
20130201433LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING WIDE VIEWING ANGLE - A tetragonal ring shape aperture is formed in the common electrode on one substrate and a cross shape aperture is formed at the position corresponding to the center of the tetragonal ring shape aperture in the pixel electrode on the other substrate. A liquid crystal layer between two electrodes are divided to four domains where the directors of the liquid crystal layer have different angles when a voltage is applied to the electrodes. The directors in adjacent domains make a right angle. The tetragonal ring shape aperture is broken at midpoint of each side of the tetragon, and the width of the aperture to decreases as goes from the bent point to the edge. Wide viewing angle is obtained by four domains where the directors of the liquid crystal layer indicate different directions, disclination is removed and luminance increases.08-08-2013
20120086900COMMON ELECTRODE PANEL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A manufacturing method of a liquid crystal display according to an exemplary embodiment includes: forming a thin film transistor array panel including a fan-out region connecting a display area and a peripheral area; forming a common electrode on a substrate; forming a cutout in the common electrode by using a laser; forming a common electrode panel by cutting the substrate; and assembling the thin film transistor array panel and the common electrode panel, wherein the cutout is formed on the edge of the common electrode panel and a portion of the cutout is positioned on the portion corresponding to the fan-out region.04-12-2012

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