Patent Number: 7,710,035

Title: Plasma display apparatus omitting an exhaust unit

Abstract: A plasma display apparatus is disclosed. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel and a filter positioned in front of the plasma display panel. The filter includes a near infrared ray shielding layer that absorbs or reflects near infrared rays. The plasma display panel includes a front substrate, a rear substrate, and a barrier rib, formed between the front and rear substrates, partitioning a discharge cell. An exhaust unit is omitted in the rear substrate. The discharge cell is filled with a discharge gas containing xenon (Xe) equal to or more than 10% based on total weight of the discharge gas.

Inventors: Ryu; Seonghwan (Gumi-si, KR), Kim; Gyungrae (Daegu, KR), Park; Kirack (Gyeongsangbuk-do, KR), Bae; Jongwoon (Gumi-si, KR)

Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.

International Classification: H01J 17/49 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018