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Fumiaki Funada, Tatsuo Morita, Hirohisa Tanaka, Hongyong Zhang, Toru Takayama: Method of manufacturing semiconductor device having different orientations of crystal channel growth. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson P C, March 25, 1997: US05614426 (176 worldwide citation)

In an active matrix type liquid-crystal display device, in a peripheral circuit portion, there is arranged a TFT having a high mobility and capable of allowing a large amount of on-state current to flow. In a pixel portion, there is arranged a TFT having a small off-state current. These TFTs having ...


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Fumiaki Funada, Tatsuo Morita, Hirohisa Tanaka, Hongyong Zhang, Toru Takayama: Thin film transistors for the peripheral circuit portion and the pixel portion. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Sharp Corporation, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson P C, December 9, 1997: US05696388 (158 worldwide citation)

In an active matrix type liquid-crystal display device, in a peripheral circuit portion, there is arranged a TFT having a high mobility and capable of allowing a large amount of on-state current to flow. In a pixel portion, there is arranged a TFT having a small off-state current. These TFTs having ...


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Shunpei Yamazaki, Jun Koyama, Naoaki Yamaguchi, Katunobu Awane, Fumiaki Funada, Yoshitaka Yamamoto: Electro-optical device and method of fabricating same. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Fish & Richardson P C, September 29, 1998: US05815226 (151 worldwide citation)

An active matrix liquid crystal display having a high aperture ratio is provided. Retaining capacitors are created between a black matrix and pixel electrodes via a dielectric layer made from an organic resinous material or inorganic material. Those regions of the black matrix which cover TFTs are f ...


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Hiroshi Hamada, Naofumi Kimura, Fumiaki Funada: Lighting device. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, April 3, 1990: US04914553 (131 worldwide citation)

The lighting device is equipped with a light guide having a linear Fresnel reflection surface consisting of steps of continuously alternating reflecting surfaces having two different reflection angles. A light source is installed at one end of the light guide of the above construction so that the li ...


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Toshiaki Takamatsu, Fumiaki Funada, Shuhei Yasuda, Masataka Matsuura: Electronic component with plurality of terminals thereon. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, April 2, 1985: US04509099 (62 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to an electronic component with a plurality of terminals thereon for liquid crystal display apparatus or the like. Since the construction is rendered smaller in size and the distributing sheet is rendered rigid in the contact position of the elastic conductor along the jux ...


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Fumiaki Funada, Masataka Matsuura, Tomio Wada: Interference color compensation double layered twisted nematic display. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, April 17, 1984: US04443065 (62 worldwide citation)

A double-layered twisted nematic liquid crystal display device which comprises a double layered structure including first and second layers of liquid crystal, the molecules of said liquid crystal having their longitudinal axes which are twisted, the direction of twist in the first layer being differ ...


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Hiroshi Hamada, Fumiaki Funada, Masataka Matsuura: Liquid crystal input/output matrix panel. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, July 14, 1987: US04679909 (62 worldwide citation)

Numerous photoelectric translation cells are arranged to correspond to associated picture elements in an active type matrix LCD display system. When a light pen is used as an input means, the system allows detection of light beam positions, enabling it to function as an input means.


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Noriko Watanabe, Hiroshi Hamada, Fumiaki Funada: Optical device having a microlens and a process for making microlenses. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Robert F O Connell, July 6, 1993: US05225935 (58 worldwide citation)

An optical device having a lens substrate and a microlens portion formed thereon, wherein the microlens has its lens portion formed on the part of the optical device that has substantially the same coefficient of expansion as that of the lens substrate.


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Hiroshi Hamada, Kiyoshi Nakazawa, Hiroshi Take, Naofumi Kimura, Fumiaki Funada: Lighting apparatus. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, November 10, 1987: US04706173 (52 worldwide citation)

A lighting apparatus including a tubular light source and a member having a plurality of reflective surfaces which are angularly set such that light from the light source is reflected in a predetermined direction of a viewing angle by each of the reflective surfaces. A ratio of an apparent width of ...


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Fumiaki Funada, Toshiaki Takamatsu, Tomio Wada: Liquid crystal display screen for use in TV. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, April 17, 1984: US04443819 (52 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal display TV includes a TV housing, and a reflective type liquid crystal display panel installed in the housing. A magnifying lens is disposed for magnifying an image on the display area and a support assembly is provided for supporting the magnifying lens to allow a space where the a ...