US 9,810,835 B2
Backlight module
Yu-Chieh Huang, Hsin-Chu (TW); Cheng-Min Tsai, Hsin-Chu (TW); and Cheng-Yu Wang, Hsin-Chu (TW)
Assigned to AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION, Hsin-Chu (TW)
Filed by AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION, Hsin-Chu (TW)
Filed on Apr. 12, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/96,392.
Claims priority of application No. 104112449 A (TW), filed on Apr. 17, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2016/0306093 A1, Oct. 20, 2016
Int. Cl. F21V 7/04 (2006.01); F21V 8/00 (2006.01)
CPC G02B 6/009 (2013.01) [G02B 6/0031 (2013.01); G02B 6/0083 (2013.01); G02B 6/0088 (2013.01)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A backlight module, including:
a back plate;
a light source module disposed on the back plate, the light source module including:
a substrate having an extending direction; and
a plurality of light sources disposed on the substrate in the extending direction;
a connecting strip connecting the substrate and the back plate, the connecting strip including:
a substrate-connecting section attached to the substrate; and
a back plate-connecting section connected to the substrate-connecting section and attached to the substrate;
wherein the substrate-connecting section has a first width parallel to the extending direction, the back plate-connecting section has a second width parallel to the extending direction, the first width is greater than the second width, wherein the outmost light sources disposed at two sides along the extending direction protrudes respectively beyond two opposite ends of the back plate-connecting section.