US 11,882,738 B2
Display device with dam and driving circuit portions disposed on peripheral area
Junhyun Park, Yongin-si (KR); Ansu Lee, Yongin-si (KR); Dongwoo Kim, Yongin-si (KR); Sungjae Moon, Yongin-si (KR); and Kangmoon Jo, Yongin-si (KR)
Assigned to SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD., Yongin-si (KR)
Filed by SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD., Yongin-si (KR)
Filed on Jan. 3, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/567,254.
Application 17/567,254 is a continuation of application No. 16/711,989, filed on Dec. 12, 2019, granted, now 11,239,304.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2018-0161182 (KR), filed on Dec. 13, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2022/0123098 A1, Apr. 21, 2022
Int. Cl. H10K 59/131 (2023.01); H10K 50/844 (2023.01); H10K 50/842 (2023.01); H10K 59/38 (2023.01)
CPC H10K 59/131 (2023.02) [H10K 50/844 (2023.02); H10K 50/8426 (2023.02); H10K 59/38 (2023.02)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A display device comprising:
a substrate including a display area configured for displaying an image and a peripheral area positioned outside of the display area;
a first thin film transistor disposed on the display area;
a display element electrically connected to the first thin film transistor, the display element comprising a pixel electrode, an intermediate layer, and an opposite electrode;
a driving circuit portion disposed on the peripheral area, the driving circuit portion comprising a second thin film transistor;
a dam portion disposed in the peripheral area, the dam portion protruding from the substrate; and
a thin-film encapsulation layer covering the display element, the thin-film encapsulation layer comprising at least one inorganic encapsulation layer and at least one organic encapsulation layer,
wherein the dam portion at least partially overlaps the driving circuit portion, and
wherein the thin-film encapsulation layer at least partially overlaps the driving circuit portion.