Patent Number: 7,102,596

Title: Method and apparatus for driving plasma display panel

Abstract: A method and apparatus of driving a plasma display panel that is adaptive for making a stable operation at both a low temperature and a high temperature. In the apparatus, a scan driver applies a first sustaining pulse to a scan electrode during a sustain period. A sustain driver applies a second sustaining pulse alternating with said first sustaining pulse to a common sustain electrode during said sustain period. A sustain voltage source supplies a driving voltage to the scan driver and the sustain driver such that the first and second sustaining pulses can be applied. A controller controls a voltage value of said driving voltage in correspondence with a driving temperature at which the panel is driven.

Inventors: Kang; Seong Ho (Daegu, KR), Yun; Sang Jin (Pohang-shi, KR)

Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.

International Classification: G09G 3/28 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018