US 9,812,659 B2
Flexible display device with bend stress reduction member and manufacturing method for the same
SeYeoul Kwon, Goyang-si (KR); HeeSeok Yang, Ansan-si (KR); Sangcheon Youn, Seoul (KR); SungWoo Kim, Paju-si (KR); YoonDong Cho, Gwangmyeong-si (KR); and Saemleenuri Lee, Seoul (KR)
Assigned to LG Display Co., Ltd., Seoul (KR)
Filed by LG Display Co., Ltd., Seoul (KR)
Filed on Jul. 25, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/218,928.
Application 15/218,928 is a continuation of application No. 14/503,278, filed on Sep. 30, 2014, granted, now 9,425,418.
Prior Publication US 2016/0336523 A1, Nov. 17, 2016
Int. Cl. H01L 51/00 (2006.01); H01L 27/32 (2006.01); H01L 51/52 (2006.01)
CPC H01L 51/0097 (2013.01) [H01L 27/323 (2013.01); H01L 27/3276 (2013.01); H01L 51/5237 (2013.01); H01L 51/5253 (2013.01); H01L 51/5284 (2013.01); H01L 51/5293 (2013.01); H01L 2251/5338 (2013.01); Y02E 10/549 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A flexible organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display apparatus, comprising:
a bend allowance section between first and second flat portions of the flexible OLED display apparatus, wherein the bend allowance section is curved;
a micro-coating layer provided over a base layer of the flexible OLED display apparatus in an area between the first and second flat portions of the base layer;
a support member disposed along the first flat portion, the bend allowance section and the second flat portion, wherein the support member has a planar body portion and a rounded end portion arranged towards the bend allowance section; and
a plurality of wire traces disposed in the bend allowance section, wherein one or more insulation layers on the base layer are absent in a space between two adjacent wire traces.