Patents Examined by Ashok Patel
  • Patent number: 10598326
    Abstract: A universal type mounting structure for a car lamp bulb and a method for assembling the universal type mounting structure for a car lamp bulb with a bulb. The universal type mounting structure for a car lamp bulb is used for assembling the bulb by being cooperated with a bulb base and includes a contact piece, a reflecting mirror mounting part and a supporting seat, wherein the supporting seat is arranged in the reflecting mirror mounting part. According to the universal type mounting structure for a car lamp bulb, the assembly of arranged parts and the bulb is completed according to assembly procedures, so that high mounting convenience and dismounting convenience (single-hand mounting can be performed) are guaranteed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: H.A. AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventors: Hao Hou, Jingquan Li, Xianfeng Lu, Yuan Zhang
  • Patent number: 10598327
    Abstract: A laser-based light source comprises a laser, an optical fiber, a conversion device, and a detector, the laser for emitting laser light with a laser peak emission wavelength, the optical fiber for guiding the laser light for being received at a first surface of the conversion device, the conversion device for converting at least a part of the laser light to converted light with a peak emission wavelength being longer than the laser peak emission wavelength, the optical fiber further for guiding a part of the converted light back in the direction of the laser and the detector for detecting at least a part of the back guided converted light. A vehicle headlight comprises such a laser-based light source, and a lighting system comprises such a vehicle headlight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: LUMILEDS LLC
    Inventor: Steffen Zozgornik
  • Patent number: 10600633
    Abstract: The present design includes a gas discharge lamp having a base, a closed top cylindrical envelope fixedly mounted to the base, the closed top cylindrical envelope comprising an integrally formed partition defining a pair of openings on opposite sides of the partition, and two electrodes positioned proximate the base, each electrode on an opposite side of the partition. Sides of the partition contact the closed top cylindrical envelope and the partition includes a notch formed proximate an upper edge of the partition thereby establishing an exclusive gas passageway between the pair of openings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Jelight Company, Inc.
    Inventor: Marinko Jelic
  • Patent number: 10598325
    Abstract: A light source module and a vehicle headlamp is provided. The light source module and the vehicle headlamp include a circuit board and first and second light emitting modules that are disposed on the circuit board. The first and second light emitting modules are divided by a partition wall. Each of the first and second light emitting modules includes a blue LED light source and a phosphor that is disposed on the blue LED light source. The phosphor is configured to be activated by the blue LED light source to emit first light and includes a phosphor film that is disposed on an exterior of the first light emitting module and the phosphor film is configured to emit a second light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventor: Chan Hee Kang
  • Patent number: 10593238
    Abstract: An illuminated address number assembly. The illuminated address number assembly includes a housing having a light source therein and fasteners disposed on an outer surface thereof, wherein the fastener secures the housing to an object, such as a mailbox or fence post. The housing further includes one or more cutouts disposed on opposing lateral sides of the housing wherein the cutouts take the shape of letters and/or numbers. The cutouts allow the light source to shine through, such that the cutouts are illuminated. The light source is operably connected to a power source, such as a solar panel or a battery, or hardwired electrical circuit. A wireless transceiver is disposed within the housing and operably connected to the light source, such that the light source can be selectively actuated via wireless communication. The device may further include a wall mounted switch, such that a user can manually actuate the lights.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Inventors: Michael Schnell, James E. Carpenter
  • Patent number: 10594115
    Abstract: In a spark plug, a discharge gap is formed between a ground electrode and a central electrode. The ground electrode has a rod-shaped part and an opposing part. The opposing part faces the central electrode, and has a flat surface part and a slope surface part. The slope surface part is formed on a part of the opposing part in an extending direction of the ground electrode, and formed on the opposing part and gradually separated from the central electrode along a width direction of the opposing part. The spark plug has a ratio V/W within a range of 0.5<V/W<2.0. V indicates a length of the opposing part measured in a gap formation direction in which the central electrode, the discharge gap and the opposing part are arranged in order. W indicates a length of the opposing part in the ground electrode width direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisuke Tanaka, Fumiaki Aoki, Daisuke Shimamoto, Naoto Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10580609
    Abstract: Provided is an electron emission source including a substrate, a fixed structure provided on the substrate, and an electron emission yarn provided between the substrate and the fixed structure. The fixed structure includes a first portion having a first width and a second portion having a second width greater than the first width, and the electron emission yarn extends on a first sidewall of the first portion of the fixed structure from between the fixed structure and the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELELCOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jin-Woo Jeong, Yoon-Ho Song
  • Patent number: 10580621
    Abstract: An electrode plate includes: a plurality of plate-like electrode members; and a joining part joining the electrode members to each other in a thickness direction. The joining part has a heat resistance to withstand a temperature of at least 150° C., melts at 700° C. or below.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: THINKON NEW TECHNOLOGY JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Ikari, Satoshi Fujii
  • Patent number: 10571690
    Abstract: A window for a motor vehicle includes an inner glass pane, an outer glass pane, and a first display module having a first light source, a first light guide disposed between the inner glass pane and the outer glass pane and configured to receive light from the first light source, a second light source, and a second light guide disposed between the inner glass pane and the outer glass pane and configured to receive light from the second light source. When the first light source is activated a first signal is displayed through the first light guide, when the second light source is activated a second signal is displayed through the second light guide, and when the first light source and the second light source are activated a third signal is displayed through the first light guide and the second light guide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: GM Global Technology Operations LLC
    Inventor: Susan C. Ellis
  • Patent number: 10573708
    Abstract: A display device according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a display panel including a display region, a backside region, and a curvature region, wherein the display panel comprises: an insulating base material disposed on the display region, the curvature region, and the backside region; a wiring layer that is disposed on an outer surface side of the insulating base material, and comprises an insulating layer and a wiring; a display element that is provided on an outer surface side of the wiring layer in the display region, and is electrically connected to the wiring; and a first protection sheet that is provided on an inner surface side of the insulating base material in the display region, and includes a plurality of projection parts that protrude toward a side of the curvature region from a side of the display region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Kenta Kajiyama, Yusuke Goto
  • Patent number: 10573481
    Abstract: An electron emission apparatus, an electron gun, and a method of fabrication of the electron gun are provided. The electron gun includes a cathode, a Wehnelt, and an anode. The cathode is configured to provide an electron beam. The Wehnelt has a bore. The bore is configured to pass the electron beam. The anode is disposed proximate to the cathode. The diameter of the bore of the Wehnelt and the offset between the Wehnelt and the cathode satisfy a predetermined dimensional relationship. The predetermined dimensional relationship is at least a function of a diameter of the bore of the anode and a distance between the Wehnelt and the anode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignees: NuFlare Technology, Inc., NuFlare Technology America, Inc.
    Inventor: Victor Katsap
  • Patent number: 10572089
    Abstract: A flexible transparent sensing film with embedded electrodes is described in the present invention, which would greatly improve the optical transmittance, electrical conductivity and reliability. The present sensing film can also simultaneously enable multiple touches for distinct locations sensing and at least another set of electrical signal sensing. The present sensing film includes a top conductive electrode, a bottom conductive electrode and a dielectric substrate or a functional substrate that would generate electrical signal response due to a specific input such as motion, light, chemical, or temperature. The present sensing film apparatus could be configured to have the top and bottom conductive electrodes which are partially or fully embedded onto the surfaces of the dielectric and/or functional substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignees: MIND TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LIMITED, NEW ASIA GROUP HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Chung Pui Chan, Wing Hong Choi, Lai Fan Lai, Kwok Keung Paul Ho, Chien Chung
  • Patent number: 10560988
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a display module and a method for coating the same, which can prevent and/or reduce the occurrence of black seam between display modules that are arranged adjacent to each other. According to an example aspect of the present disclosure, a display module includes a printed circuit board; a plurality of luminous elements arranged at predetermined intervals on the printed circuit board; and a coating layer comprising a coating disposed between the respective luminous elements, disposed around side surfaces of the respective luminous elements positioned at an outermost, and formed to have a height that is substantially equal to a height of the side surfaces of the luminous elements, the coating being configured to block side light of the respective luminous elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung-min Kim, Ho-seong Shin, Kyoung-hwan Jang
  • Patent number: 10549384
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are apparatus, methods, and techniques directed to the manufacturing of heat sinks; specifically the forming of heat sink fins which are joined to a base or substrate so to collectively form a heat sink. Said methods permit full penetration at weld joints between said heat sink fins and said base, and said apparatus permit implementation of improved heat sink manufacturing in a production setting; specifically, in the production of LED lighting fixtures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Musco Corporation
    Inventors: Myron Gordin, David L. Barker, Paul M. Hagens, Steven T. Heaton, Kenneth G. Lewis, Jr., Mark E. Thedens
  • Patent number: 10551652
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a display panel, a display device and a method for packaging a display panel. The display panel includes a substrate and a cover plate, wherein the substrate includes a display region and a packaging region located at a periphery of the display region, a glass adhesive is arranged between the substrate and the cover plate at a position corresponding to the packaging region, and a functional layer is arranged on the cover plate at a position corresponding to the glass adhesive, for reducing an intensity of laser irradiated on the glass adhesive during the sintering.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., ORDOS YUANSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Liang Zhang, Fuyi Cui, Shanshan Bao
  • Patent number: 10544929
    Abstract: A lighting device includes a plurality of light source circuit components, a circuit base board and an electrical connector module. Said circuit base board is used for carrying said plurality of light source circuit components. The plurality of light source circuit components are electrically connected to each other through the connecting wire of the circuit base board. The electrical connector module has a standard interface structure and an input terminal structure. Said input terminal structure has a plastic housing and a metal conductor. Said metal conductor is electrically connected to the connecting wires of said circuit base board. The standard interface structure has a standard interface and is connected to the external interface of the corresponding external conductor through a pluggable method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. LTD.
    Inventor: Maojin Zeng
  • Patent number: 10543779
    Abstract: A molded part can comprise a backing and a decorative layer. The decorative layer has a back side facing the backing and a visible front side. A transparent or translucent layer is provided on the front side of the decorative layer, with a light source being provided about the molded part. An optical fiber can be connected to the light source on the visible, front side of the decorative layer. The optical fiber(s) can run parallel to the front side of the decorative layer in one or more grooves in at least some sections on the front side of the decorative layer. The optical fiber(s) may be formed by a transparent or translucent filler material introduced into the groove(s), the refractive index of the filler material being greater than the refractive index of the high-gloss layer. Implementations further include a method of making the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: NOVEM Car Interior Design GmbH
    Inventor: Tobias Neuner
  • Patent number: 10541368
    Abstract: A substrate is for use in manufacturing a display device. The substrate includes a first area that corresponds to pixel positions. The substrate further includes a second area adjacent to the first area. The substrate further includes a first mark disposed in the second area, wherein a first virtual line corresponds to the first mark. The substrate further includes a second mark disposed in the second area and spaced from the first mark, wherein a second virtual line corresponds to the second mark and intersects the first virtual line at a virtual reference point. The substrate further includes an indicator disposed in the second area, spaced from the first mark and the second mark, and corresponding to an opening of a mask, wherein a positional relation between the virtual reference point and a point of the indicator represents a positional relation between the substrate and the mask.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Cheol-Gyu Jeong
  • Patent number: 10539291
    Abstract: An illumination apparatus includes a reflective shell, a front cover, a light-emitting device, and a plurality of optical micro-structures. The front cover is connected to the reflective shell. A containing space is formed between the reflective shell and the front cover. The light-emitting device is disposed in the containing space and is configured to emit a light beam. The optical micro-structures are disposed on at least one of the reflective shell and the front cover. Each of the optical micro-structures is a multilayer stair-structure. The optical micro-structures diffuse the light beam by refraction and reflection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignees: LITE-ON ELECTRONICS (GUANGZHOU) LIMITED, Lite-On Technology Corporation
    Inventor: Kuan-Yu Chen
  • Patent number: 10527771
    Abstract: The present invention provides a frontal light diffusing device comprising a non-circular core fiber section having a proximal end and a distal end, and a lens; wherein fiber core of the non-circular core section has a “top hat” core irradiance distribution and the frontal light diffusing device provides a “top hat” spatial irradiance distribution at a targeted location. The present invention further provides a frontal light diffusing device comprising an optical fiber and a collimation lens assembly wherein the collimation lens assembly includes a variable aperture that blocks portions of light outcoupled from the optical fiber thereby allowing only a central portion of the light to exit through the variable aperture resulting in a flat irradiance distribution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Rakuten Medical, Inc.
    Inventors: Andreas Rose, Kyle Johnston, Merrill Biel