Patent Number: 7,826,007

Title: Lighting device, liquid crystal display device, and electronic apparatus

Abstract: A lighting device includes: a plurality of backlights each having a light guide plate disposed in the back of a lighting object to guide light and emit the light to the lighting object and a light source disposed on a side surface of the light guide late to emit the light to the light guide plate; and connection portions connecting the plurality of backlights. Here, the plurality of backlights connected to each other forms a backlight unit to emit light to the lighting object.

Inventors: Nakaya; Eiji (Tatsumo, JP)

Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation

International Classification: G02F 1/1335 (20060101); F21V 8/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00