Patent Number: 7,710,036

Title: Filter and plasma display device

Abstract: A display apparatus includes a plasma display panel (PDP) and a filter having a panel side facing a display surface of the PDP and an opposing viewer side facing away from the display surface. The filter includes an external light shield having a first base unit and first pattern units. The first pattern units absorb external light from the viewer side and are substantially parallel to a first axis. The filter includes an electromagnetic interference (EMI) shield overlapping the external light shield. The EMI shield includes a second base unit and second pattern units. The second pattern units are conductive and substantially parallel to a second axis. An interior angle between the first axis and the second axis can be within a range of 40 to 50 degrees.

Inventors: Cha; Hong Rae (Seoul, KR), Sohn; Ji Hoon (Seoul, KR), Cho; Sam Je (Seoul, KR), Jang; Woo Sung (Seoul, KR), Shin; Woon Seo (Seoul, KR)

Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.

International Classification: H01J 17/49 (20060101); H05K 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018