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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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Seiichi Mitsui, Naofumi Kimura, Yasunori Shimada, Hisakawa Nakamura, Makoto Kanbe: Reflection type liquid crystal display device wherein the reflector has bumps. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, David G Conlin, Geroge W Neuner, April 18, 1995: US05408345 (127 worldwide citation)

The object of this invention is to enhance the display quality of reflection type liquid crystal display device having the constitutions of an organic insulating film is formed on a thin film transistor formed on a substrate, and contact holes and bumps are formed at the positions for forming reflec ...


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Hiroshi Hamada, Toshiaki Takamatsu, Naofumi Kimura: Color liquid-crystal display apparatus using delta configuration of picture elements. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, September 1, 1992: US05144288 (96 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to picture elements of a color liquid-crystal display apparatus, color arrangements of coloring means, and the electric control. The arrangement patterns of picture-element electrodes are provided which may be driven by a simple driving circuit and may obtain the regene ...


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Makoto Takeda, Kunihiko Yamamoto, Nobuaki Matsuhashi, Naofumi Kimura, Hiroshi Hamada, Hiroshi Take: Liquid crystal display driving with switching transistors. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch and Birch, March 17, 1987: US04651148 (95 worldwide citation)

A matrix liquid crystal display device provided with switching transistors, made of amorphous silicon thin-film for example, which are connected to each display picture element. The switching transistors are scanned with a scan pulse having width H which is set at a value greater than that is expres ...


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Hiroshi Hamada, Toshiaki Takamatsu, Naofumi Kimura: Color liquid-crystal display apparatus with rectilinear arrangement. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, April 9, 1991: US05006840 (87 worldwide citation)

In a color liquid-crystal display apparatus using mosaic arrangements, the same color of picture elements which are driven by the same signal electrode are alternately arranged right and left. Accordingly, all that is necessary is that the same color of picture signal is applied upon the same signal ...


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Seiichi Mitsui, Hisakazu Nakamura, Yasunori Shimada, Koji Taniguchi, Hirohisa Tanaka, Naofumi Kimura: Liquid crystal device with a reflective substrate with bumps of photosensitive resin which have 2 or more heights and random configuration. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, David G Conlin, George W Neuner, Kevin J Fournier, May 23, 1995: US05418635 (71 worldwide citation)

A reflective substrate is provided, in which an electrode made of a material having an optical reflecting function is provided above an insulating base substrate and an upper surface of the electrode has a continuous wave shape without any flat portions. A method for manufacturing the reflective sub ...


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Seiichi Mitsui, Naofumi Kimura, Yutaka Ishii: Liquid crystal display device having reflector of a substrate, a patterned resin, and a reflective film, and method of making same. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, David G Conlin, Donald R Castle, George W Neuner, April 20, 1993: US05204765 (67 worldwide citation)

A reflective liquid crystal display device comprising a reflector with a number of small convex portions of the same shape is provided. The reflector is formed by patterning a photosensitive resin applied to one surface of a core substrate to a predetermined pattern so as to form a number of small c ...


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Kozo Nakamura, Hisakazu Nakamura, Seiichi Mitsui, Naofumi Kimura, Kazuhiko Tsuda: Reflective liquid crystal display device and reflector. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, November 25, 1997: US05691791 (61 worldwide citation)

A reflective liquid crystal display device including a first substrate and a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and second substrates, a polarizing plate, and a reflection layer; wherein the polarizing plate and the reflection layer are located on opposite sides of ...


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Kozo Nakamura, Seiichi Mitsui, Naofumi Kimura, Tatsuo Uchida, Hidehiro Seki: Reflective type liquid crystal display device with phase compensator and reflector with undulating surface. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, November 4, 1997: US05684551 (57 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal display device of high display quality and superior sharpness is presented. Large bumps and small bumps made of synthetic resin material are formed on a glass substrate. The bottom diameters of the large bumps and small bumps are defined, for example, at 5 .mu.m and 3 .mu.m, respect ...


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Kozo Nakamura, Seiichi Mitsui, Naofumi Kimura, Tatsuo Uchida, Hidehiro Seki: Reflective type liquid crystal display device. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, December 8, 1998: US05847789 (52 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal display device of high display quality and superior sharpness is presented. Large bumps and small bumps made of synthetic resin material are formed on a glass substrate. Covering these bumps and filling the recesses among the bumps, a smoothing film is formed. On the smoothing film, ...