Patent Number: 8,797,237

Title: Plasma display apparatus and method of driving the plasma display apparatus

Abstract: A plasma display apparatus and method are provided. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel in which first electrodes and second electrodes are arranged adjacently and third electrodes are arranged to cross the first and second electrodes. The method for driving a plasma display apparatus in which first electrodes and second electrodes are arranged adjacently and third electrodes are arranged to cross the first and second electrodes and in which one field comprises subfields having a reset period followed by an address period and a sustain period includes in a reset period, applying to second electrodes a voltage of a first waveform in which an applied voltage value increases according to a lapse of time and applying to second electrodes a voltage of a second waveform in which an applied voltage value decreases according to a lapse of time.

Inventors: Kanazawa; Yoshikazu (Kawasaki, JP), Asao; Shigeharu (Kawasaki, JP)

Assignee: Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

International Classification: G09G 3/28 (20130101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018