US 11,056,025 B2
Display device
Jung Hun Lee, Hwaseong-si (KR); Sun Ho Kim, Seongnam-si (KR); Young-Seok Seo, Seoul (KR); Tae An Seo, Hwaseong-si (KR); and Jin Hwan Choi, Seoul (KR)
Assigned to SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD., Yongin-si (KR)
Filed by SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD., Yongin-si (KR)
Filed on Dec. 24, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/726,463.
Application 16/726,463 is a division of application No. 15/724,395, filed on Oct. 4, 2017, granted, now 10,553,135.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2016-0129096 (KR), filed on Oct. 6, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2020/0152095 A1, May 14, 2020
Int. Cl. G09F 9/30 (2006.01); G09G 3/20 (2006.01); G02F 1/1333 (2006.01); G06F 3/147 (2006.01); H01L 51/52 (2006.01); H01L 27/32 (2006.01)
CPC G09F 9/301 (2013.01) [G02F 1/133305 (2013.01); G02F 1/133308 (2013.01); G06F 3/147 (2013.01); G09G 3/20 (2013.01); G09G 2380/02 (2013.01); H01L 27/323 (2013.01); H01L 51/524 (2013.01)] 13 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A display device, comprising:
a flexible display panel that includes a first side on which a display unit is provided and a second side opposite to the first side, and supported by a housing;
a first slider that includes a first external guide that faces part of the first side and has a third curved side, a first internal guide that faces part of the second side and has a fourth curved side; and
a second slider that includes a second external guide that faces another part of the first side and has a fifth curved side and a second internal guide that faces another part of the second side and has a sixth curved side,
wherein a radius of the third curved side is greater than a radius of the fourth curved side,
wherein in a reduction mode, the flexible display panel includes:
a first part between a first end portion of the flexible display panel and a portion bent by one of the first external guide and the first internal guide, and
a second part between a second end portion of the flexible display panel and a portion bent by one of the second external guide and the second internal guide, and
wherein the first part and the second part overlap each other in the reduction mode.