US Patent No. 10,485,101

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE


Patent No. 10,485,101
Issue Date November 19, 2019
Title Flexible Display Device
Inventorship Sang-Yong Eom, Suwon-si (KR)
Dong-Sub Kim, Suwon-si (KR)
Dong-Hui Kim, Hwaseong-si (KR)
Mi-Sun Lee, Anyang-si (KR)
Joon-Gyu Lee, Ansan-si (KR)
Assignee Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Suwon-si (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,485,101

9. An electronic device comprising:a flexible display panel;
a flexible circuit board connecting the flexible display panel to a first circuit board of the electronic device, wherein the first circuit board is made of a flexible material substrate;
an integrated circuit chip that is mounted on a first surface of the flexible circuit board and disposed between a first end and a second end of the flexible circuit board, wherein the integrated circuit chip is configured to drive the flexible display panel; and
a bracket having an accommodation recess formed thereon, wherein the accommodation recess accommodates the integrated circuit chip, and wherein the bracket is disposed below the flexible circuit board,
wherein, the flexible circuit board is at least partially disposed below a rear surface of the flexible display panel such that the second end of the flexible circuit board and the integrated circuit chip are disposed below the rear surface of the flexible display panel,
wherein the flexible circuit board is connected to the flexible display panel at the first end of the flexible circuit board, and connected to the first circuit board at the second end of the flexible circuit board,
wherein the flexible circuit board is disposed between the integrated circuit chip and the rear surface of the flexible display panel, and
wherein the flexible circuit board includes:
a first circuit pattern formed on the first surface, directly connected to the integrated circuit chip and directly connected to the first circuit board, and
a second circuit pattern formed on a second surface and directly connected to the flexible display panel,
wherein the first and second circuit patterns are electrically connected with each other in the flexible circuit board.