Patent Number: 7,101,070

Title: Backlight system and liquid crystal display using the same

Abstract: A backlight system (100) in accordance with the present invention includes a plurality of light sources (110) for emitting light beams and a light guide plate (120) for receiving the light beams emitted by the light sources. The light guide plate includes a light input surface (121) and a light output surface (122) joining the light input surface. The light input surface has a plurality of protrusions (124) thereon. The light beams are refracted and diffused by the protrusions, and are then transmitted through the light guide plate to be emitted with a high degree of uniformity through the light output surface.

Inventors: Yu; Tai-Chen (Tu-Chen, TW), Leu; Charles (Tu-chen, TW), Chen; Ga-Lane (Tu-chen, TW)

Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.

International Classification: F21V 13/04 (20060101); G02B 5/02 (20060101); G02F 1/13357 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018