Patent Number: 7,086,761

Title: Backlight assembly and liquid crystal display apparatus having the same

Abstract: There are provided a backlight assembly (200) and an LCD apparatus (110) having the same. A lamp unit (210, 220) is received in a first receiving container (300) having a first bottom surface (350) and a first sidewall (310) so that the lamp unit (210) faces the first sidewall. The lamp unit (210, 220) and the first receiving container (300) are received in a second receiving container (500) having a second bottom surface (550) and a second sidewall (510). A heat transfer member (261, 263) comprised of metal material having superior heat conductivity makes contact with the second receiving container (500) through the lamp unit (210, 220). The heat emitted from the lamp unit (210, 263) and discharged to exterior. Accordingly, the backlight assembly and the LCD apparatus may improve display characteristics thereof.

Inventors: Won; Yong-Gwang (Yongin-si, KR), Park; Jong-Dae (Seoul, KR), Lee; Seok-Won (Yongin-si, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: F21V 29/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018