The New Structure in AC PDP with Long Discharge Gap for High Luminance and Luminous Efficacy

AC PDP의 휘도 및 효율 향상을 위한 Long Discharge Gap 전극구조 연구

  • 동은주 (한국전력공사 중부산지점 배전보수part) ;
  • 옥정우 (부산대 공대 전기공학과) ;
  • 이돈규 (동의대) ;
  • 이해준 (부산대 공대 전기공학과) ;
  • 이호준 (부산대 공대 전기공학과) ;
  • 박정후 (부산대 공대 전기공학과)
  • Published : 2008.05.01


One of the most important issues in AC PDP is luminance and luminous efficacy. To improve the luminance and luminous efficacy, new sustain electrode structure which contains long discharge gap is necessary. However, it causes a rise of firing voltage. In this experiment, a new structure is proposed in order to solve this problem. To drop the firing voltage, the hump shaped electrode is inserted into the forward area of the main discharge gap. The experimental results show that proposed structures with 160um discharge gap have high firing voltage by 38V, high luminance by 30% and high luminous efficacy by 15% compared with conventional type having 60um discharge gap. In addition, the proposed structure with hump electrode shows lower firing voltage by 24V compared with the test panel with 160um discharge gap which doesn't have hump electrode though they have similar luminous efficacy.


PDP;Cell structure;Firing voltage;Long discharge gap;Luminous efficacy


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