US Patent No. 9,992,908

DISPLAY DEVICE


Patent No. 9,992,908
Issue Date June 05, 2018
Title Display Device
Inventorship Joon Kang, Seoul (KR)
Jin Hyun Cho, Seoul (KR)
Jung Kyun Kim, Seongnam-si (KR)
Jin Soo Pyo, Seoul (KR)
Assignee SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Suwon-si (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,992,908

1. A display apparatus comprising:a case comprising:
an inlet; and
an outlet;
a display module disposed in the case and comprising a display panel configured to display an image; and
a heat exchange device configured to receive heat from the display module and comprising:
a first portion provided in a first cooling passage, air in the first cooling passage moving over the display module;
a second portion provided in a second cooling passage, air in the second cooling passage moving over the heat exchange device; and
a panel unit disposed between the first portion and the second portion; and
a cooling plate coupled to a rear surface of the display module and configured to receive the heat from the display module,
wherein the first portion of the heat exchange device comprises a plurality of contact surfaces, disposed on the cooling plate and extending parallel to the panel unit, and a plurality of contact supports extending perpendicular to the plurality of contact surfaces a plurality of closed spaces being defined by the plurality of contact surfaces, the plurality of contact supports, the panel unit, and the cooling plate,
wherein the heat from the display module is transferred to the first portion of the heat exchange device via the first cooling passage,
wherein the heat transferred to the first portion is transferred to the second portion,
wherein air suctioned through the inlet is heat-exchanged in the second cooling passage with the second portion and discharged to an exterior of the display apparatus through the outlet.