Patents Examined by Ashok Patel
  • Patent number: 10528084
    Abstract: A flexible display panel including: a flexible substrate including a first region, second regions that extend from the first region and that have a curved surface, and a third region folded towards the second regions; a first display region in the first region of the flexible substrate; a second display region in the second regions of the flexible substrate; a plurality of non-display regions outside the first display region or the second display regions, wherein at least one of the plurality of non-display regions is in the third region of the flexible substrate; and an encapsulation member for encapsulating the first display region and the second display regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-Un Jin, Woo-Jong Lee, Yang-Wan Kim, Young-Sik Kim, Jun-Sang Lyu, Sang-Min Kim
  • Patent number: 10520181
    Abstract: Direct connector for a lamp base and a light source driver board, mounted at the joint of the lamp base and a lamp cup. Its insulating base has a positive metal contact pin and a negative metal contact pin towards the lamp cup, which are electrically connected to the light source driver board. The insulating base has an insertion groove towards the lamp base, and a rivet of the lamp base is inserted. A positive conductor to be electrically connected to the rivet is disposed in the insertion groove and is in electrical conduction with the positive metal contact pin. A negative conductor to tightly press against a side wall of the lamp base for electrical connection is disposed on the side face of the insulating base and is in electrical conduction with the negative metal contact pin. An LED bulb lamp using the direct connector is further disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: DONGGUAN GHGM PRECISE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Bingshui Chen
  • Patent number: 10522340
    Abstract: A laser-sustained plasma light source includes a plasma lamp configured to contain a volume of gas and receive illumination from a pump laser in order to generate a plasma. The plasma lamp includes one or more transparent portions transparent to illumination from the pump laser and at least a portion of the broadband radiation emitted by the plasma. The one or more transparent portions are formed from a transparent material having elevated hydroxide content above 700 ppm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: KLA-Tencor Corporation
    Inventors: Lauren Wilson, Anant Chimmalgi, Matthew Panzer, Ilya Bezel
  • Patent number: 10520774
    Abstract: Provided are a method of manufacturing a display apparatus and the display apparatus. A method of manufacturing a display apparatus includes preparing a first substrate including a display; adhering a second substrate to the first substrate by using a sealing element; exposing the sealing element by using a blocking member including a plurality of blocking patterns arranged apart from one another; and cutting the first substrate and the second substrate along portions thereof inside the blocking member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jaekyung Go, Eunjae Na, Minjun Jo, Hyunmin Hwang
  • Patent number: 10513097
    Abstract: A decorative sheet is caused to emit light from part of the front surface to improve the design features. A decorative sheet 1 according to an embodiment includes a first refractive index layer (high refractive index layer) 11 having a first refractive index, a decorative layer 14, a second refractive index layer (low refractive index resin layer) 12 that has a second refractive index lower than the first refractive index and is provided between the first refractive index layer and the decorative layer, and a light diffusion layer 15 that is provided in partial contact with one surface of the first refractive index layer and diffuses light entering from the first refractive index layer so that light is released from part of the front surface of the decorative sheet. A resin molded body 21 may be integrally laminated on the back surface side of the decorative sheet 1 to form a decorative molded article 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: SEIREN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akihide Suzuki, Hidekazu Shiomi, Shoichi Takeshima, Hajime Arai
  • Patent number: 10514142
    Abstract: A flash light source device includes: a flash lamp; a wiring board that is provided with a circuit configured to cause the flash lamp to emit light; a housing that is formed of a conductive material and accommodates the flash lamp and the wiring board; and an electromagnetic shield cable that includes a wire directly connected to the wiring board, an electromagnetic shield layer that covers the wire, and an insulating protective layer that covers the electromagnetic shield layer, and extends to the inside and outside of the housing through an opening formed in the housing. The electromagnetic shield layer is exposed at least at a part corresponding to the opening. The part corresponding to the opening in the electromagnetic shield layer is electrically connected to a part defining the opening in the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventor: Nozomi Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 10515775
    Abstract: An electron tube includes a housing having an internal space airtightly sealed, and an electrode configured to generation or detection of energy by electron emission in the internal space. The housing has a main body part made of an insulating material and formed with a recess constituting the internal space, and a lid part fixed to the main body part so as to close an opening of the recess. The recess expands toward the opening side. The main body part is fixed with a penetrating member that is electrically connected to the electrode and passes through the main body part. The penetrating member has an internal space projecting part that projects from a bottom surface of the recess into the internal space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Kodama, Yasuyuki Kohno, Shinichi Hara, Hideki Shimoi, Hiroyuki Kageyama, Yusuke Hasegawa, Ryota Kakei
  • Patent number: 10510807
    Abstract: In this manufacturing method, in a blue fluorescent light-emitting layer formation step, a blue fluorescent light-emitting layer is formed in both a subpixel and a subpixel; in a green fluorescent light-emitting layer formation step, a green fluorescent light-emitting layer is formed in both the subpixel and a subpixel; and in a red light-emitting layer formation step, a red light-emitting layer is formed in both the subpixel and a subpixel. In at least two of the abovementioned steps, linear vapor deposition is performed using a slit mask having an opening that is provided so as to extend across a plurality of pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: SHARK KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuto Tsukamoto, Seiichi Mitsui, Shinichi Kawato, Satoshi Inoue, Yuhki Kobayashi, Takashi Ochi
  • Patent number: 10508775
    Abstract: A light apparatus with an enlightened pattern includes a driver circuit, a LED plate, an optical light guide, a connector and a bulb shell. The LED plate connected to the driver circuit has a LED module for emitting a light. The optical light guide has a bottom end facing to the LED module for receiving the light and has a top end forming an enlightened pattern where the light escaped from the top end of the optical light guide. The connector is used for fixing the LED plate to the optical light guide for aligning the LED module to emit the light into the bottom end and for transmitting heat of the LED plate to the optical light guide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Yanzeng Gao, Juncheng Che, Hongkui Jiang
  • Patent number: 10503012
    Abstract: A method for fabricating a backlight source includes determining an n-step MacAdam ellipse in a uniform chromaticity diagram, where n is an integer smaller than or equal to 3; and fabricating the backlight source according to chromaticity coordinates within the n-step MacAdam ellipse to cause chromaticity coordinates of light emitted from different ones of light-emitting diodes of the backlight source to be within the n-step MacAdam ellipse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shixin Geng, Jin Han, Tengfei Wang, Wei Zhang, Hao Zhou, Weihao Hu, Yu Zhang
  • Patent number: 10504714
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a sealed high intensity illumination device configured to receive a laser beam from a laser light source. A sealed chamber is configured to contain an ionizable medium. The chamber includes a reflective chamber interior surface having a first parabolic contour and parabolic focal region, a second parabolic contour and parabolic focal region, an ingress surface configured to admit the laser beam into the chamber, and an egress surface configured to emit high intensity light from the chamber. The first parabolic contour is configured to reflect light from the first parabolic focal region to the second parabolic contour, and the second parabolic contour is configured to reflect light from the first parabolic contour to the second parabolic focal region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Excelitas Technologies Corp.
    Inventor: Rudi Blondia
  • Patent number: 10495915
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a display device, the display device including, a substrate, a circuit element layer including a semiconductor layer, an insulation layer and a conducting layer, a bump part including at least one layer selected from the semiconductor layer, the insulation layer and the conducting layer forming the circuit element, and a sealing film, the method is provided including forming the circuit element layer in a display region of a plurality of display panels on a first surface above the substrate, forming the bump part in a boundary region of the plurality of display panels, forming the sealing film on approximately the entire surface of the plurality of display panels, and dividing the display panels at the bump part by cutting the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Tetsuya Nagata
  • Patent number: 10488031
    Abstract: A heat sink assembly for a light fixture can include at least one heat sink fin disposed in thermal communication with at least one heat-generating component of the light fixture, where the at least one heat sink fin includes a thermoplastic material. The at least one heat sink fin can absorb and dissipate sufficient heat to comply with applicable industry standards for the light fixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Eaton Intelligent Power Limited
    Inventors: Alok Das, Anzar Pandurang Rade, Omkar Bharat Jadhav, Siddhartha Satya Saladi, Matthew Allan Canales, Sanjeev Bhimasenrao Kulkarni, Christopher Lee Bohler, Arnab Guha
  • Patent number: 10488708
    Abstract: A backlight module including a light output module, a first prism sheet, and a second prism sheet is provided. The light output module has a light output surface. The first prism sheet is disposed on the light output surface of the light output module. The first prism sheet has a plurality of first prism structures extending in a first extending direction. The second prism sheet is disposed on the first prism sheet. The second prism sheet has a plurality of second prism structures extending in a second extending direction. The angle between the first extending direction and the second extending direction is less than or equal to 30 degrees.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Ming-Lung Chen, Ming-Chun Hsu, Li-Jia Chen, Cheng-Chuan Chen, Chih-Kang Wu
  • Patent number: 10480741
    Abstract: A headlight is provided with a light source unit, an aiming mechanism which can adjust aiming with respect to the light source, a headlight cover which is arranged in front of the light source, and a housing which, by fitting with the headlight cover, covers the light source unit and the aiming mechanism. Inside of the headlight, and between the headlight cover and the light source unit, a stay is provided for arranging the light source unit and the aiming mechanism on the headlight cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomohiro Kudo, Shota Yamasaki, Mizuki Fujiwara
  • Patent number: 10483484
    Abstract: Provided is an organic electroluminescence display device including a base member, a display member disposed on the base member and including an organic electroluminescent element; and an encapsulating member disposed on the display member and encapsulating the display member. The encapsulating member includes a first inorganic layer disposed on the display member; a first organic layer disposed on the first inorganic layer; and a second inorganic layer disposed on the first organic layer. The first inorganic layer has a multilayer structure in which first layers having a first refractive index and second layers having a second refractive index different from the first refractive index are alternately disposed. Each of the first organic layer and the second inorganic layer has a single layer structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hyunshik Lee
  • Patent number: 10472566
    Abstract: Examples of the present invention relate to a phosphor plate composition having a wide emission region while improving luminance. The composition comprises: yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) or gadolinium yttrium aluminum garnet ((Gd,Y)AG) phosphor powders doped with any one dopant selected from cerium (Ce), gadolinium (Gd) and neodymium (Nd); and a sintering agent of any one selected from lithium fluoride (LiF), magnesium oxide (MgO) and spinel (MgAl2O4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ju Yeon Won, Won Jin Kim
  • Patent number: 10465865
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of LED light strip. This invention provides an LED light strip, which includes a flexible protective sleeve and a soft light board, at least one protective circuit being arranged on the soft light board. The soft light board includes in sequence a first insulating soft film, an LED light source and a second insulating soft film. The protective circuit is provided with a zener diode or a voltage stabilizing unit which is connected in parallel with the at least LED light source and which maintains the electrical circuit to be on to keep the soft light board in operation when the LED light source is disconnected. When one or some of the LED light sources is/are damaged, the protective circuit conducts electricity in place of the damaged LED light sources, the LED light strip can continue to be energized and emit light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OML TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Huabo Liu, Xiaoping Li
  • Patent number: 10468856
    Abstract: A spark plug device that includes a spark plug and a sealing ring, and a method for producing the same. The spark plug may include a body, an insulator, a center electrode, and a ground electrode. The sealing ring is secured to the body in a captive fashion. A fastening section of the body has an outer diameter that is greater than an inner diameter of the sealing ring, which has been reshaped from a flat sealing ring blank into a conical sealing ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: FEDERAL-MOGUL IGNITION GMBH
    Inventors: Werner Niessner, Andreas Zeh
  • Patent number: 10465858
    Abstract: A method of lamp assembly that etching a glass tube body to increase a texture of the surface of the sidewall of the glass tube body, the sidewall of the glass tube body enclosing a hollow interior; and positioning a circuit board including a plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs) within the hollow interior of the glass tube, wherein the increase in the texture of the surface increases the light diffusivity of the glass tube body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: LEDVANCE LLC
    Inventors: Philip Rioux, Shiyong Zhang