Patent Number: 8,870,433

Title: Backlight unit

Abstract: The present invention relates to a backlight unit including a plurality of light guide plates, each discretely arranged with an interval, one or more light sources formed at a lateral surface of the plurality of light guide plates, and a filling material filled among the plurality of light guide plates and having a lower refractive index than that of the light guide plate, whereby each of the plurality of light guide plates can be split-driven to guarantee a uniform luminance at an interval among the plurality of light guide plates.

Inventors: Um; Keetae (Seoul, KR)

Assignee: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G02B 6/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00