Patents Examined by Jacob R Stern
  • Patent number: 11162662
    Abstract: An LED lighting module and a display having the LED module are disclosed. The LED lighting module includes a plurality of micro LED arrays and a phosphor film. The micro LED arrays are respectively composed of at least one micro LED. The phosphor film is disposed on one side of the micro LED arrays; and the phosphor film has a transparent substrate and is provided with a plurality of light emitting regions. The plurality of light emitting regions are arranged adjacent to each other and into a matrix form, and are set corresponding to the micro LED arrays collimation respectively. A part or the whole of the surface of the plurality of light emitting regions is provided with at least one type of phosphor powder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: UNITY OPTO TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ching-Huei Wu
  • Patent number: 11035539
    Abstract: A vehicular lamp is capable of projecting light in a forward direction and light in a direction different of the projection lens from the forward direction. The vehicular lamp includes: a light source (3) that emits light forward, and a projection lens (4) that projects light emitted from the light source (3) forward. The projection lens (4) includes a first lens surface (4a) located on a side facing the light source (3), and receiving light emitted from the light source (3), a second lens surface (4b) located on a side opposite to the first lens surface (4a) to output received light forward, and an output portion (14) located on an outer peripheral side surface between the first lens surface (4a) and the second lens surface (4b) and configured to output a part of light (L?) having been incident on and entered through the first lens surface (4a) in a direction different from the forward direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Shikata, Tomoyuki Imamura, Kazuya Furubayashi
  • Patent number: 11029016
    Abstract: A lighting system for a hat includes a front housing containing lighting elements that mates with a back plate positioned on the inside of the hat. Driver circuitry controls operation of the LEDs for various lighting modes, and a cover for the front housing is translucent and designed in the shape of a recognizable logo or other design. Electric power comes from a battery located on the back plate, and is provided through the hate using prongs or projections that pass through the hat, from the back plate to a circuit connector in the front housing. The circuit connector is electrically coupled to circuitry on a circuit board in the front housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Holicap, Inc.
    Inventor: Travis Anton Bryant
  • Patent number: 11029010
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a sensor light and a system for preventing false triggering of a sensor. The sensor light includes a sensor module, a light emitting module, a power drive circuit, and a shielding component. The sensor module is configured to measure incoming infrared light radiated to the sensor module, and generate a trigger signal when the measured infrared light meets a preset condition. The light emitting module is configured to emit light. The power drive circuit is connected to the sensor module and the light emitting module, and configured to receive the trigger signal from the sensor module, and control the light emitting module to emit light in response to the trigger signal. The shielding component is disposed between the sensor module and the light emitting module, and configured to shield the sensor module from radiation of infrared light generated by the light emitting module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: ZHEJIANG SHENGHUI LIGHTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yehua Wan, Xuchu Ge, Jinxiang Shen
  • Patent number: 11022294
    Abstract: The invention provides a lighting module (100) for use in a luminaire (200). The lighting module comprises a base (101) having a longitudinal axis (LA) which comprises an electrical connector (102) for connecting the lighting module (100) to a luminaire socket (201) of the luminaire (200). The lighting module (100) further comprises a driver unit (103) which comprises a driver circuit (104) which is electrically connected to the electrical connector (102). The lighting module (100) further comprises a light unit (105) which comprises at least one solid state light source (106) which is electrically connected to the driver circuit (104) and emits light. The lighting module (100) further comprises a heat sink (107) which removes heat from the at least one solid state light source (106).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Peter Johannes Martinus Bukkems, Simon Eme Kadijk, Simon Jacobus Maria Kuppens, Johannes Gerrit Jan Beijer, Vincent Stefan David Gielen
  • Patent number: 11015794
    Abstract: A lighting device assembly includes a heat sink, a light source attached to one end of the heat sink, an optic assembly to pivot an optic about the light source, and a housing member having a cavity in which at least a portion of the optic assembly is received and pivotally adjustable. An elastic member imparts a bias force on the optic assembly, to force an outer surface of the optic assembly against an inner surface of the housing member. The elastic member is held in a partially compressed state, to constantly impart the bias force on the optic assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Troy-CSL Lighting Inc.
    Inventors: Joshua Portinga, Vincent Nguyen, Jacob Benjamin Hawkins, Calvin Siu-Lun Wong
  • Patent number: 11011890
    Abstract: An arrester comprising a plurality of layers arranged one above another and comprising a cavity is specified, wherein the cavity extends through at least two of the layers and wherein electrodes adjoining the cavity are arranged between said two layers. Furthermore, a method for manufacturing an arrester is specified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: EPCOS AG
    Inventor: Bernhard Dollgast
  • Patent number: 11002434
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a downlight, which includes an optoelectronic module and a rim module. The optoelectronic module includes a light source driving board, a back housing, and a front housing. The light source driving board is disposed between the back housing and the front housing. The light source driving board includes a light-emitting diode unit and a driving circuit. The rim module has a central opening for accommodating the optoelectronic module. The rim module includes a tubular wall and a fastener, in which the fastener is fixed on the tubular wall. The fastener has a first bent portion and a second bent portion, in which the first bent portion is configured to be fixed in the accommodation hole, and the second bent portion is fixed on the tubular wall of the downlight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Yongzhe Dong, Shouqiang Hou, Xiaoliang Wen
  • Patent number: 11005071
    Abstract: An object of one embodiment of the present invention is to provide a more convenient highly reliable light-emitting device which can be used for a variety of applications. Another object of one embodiment of the present invention is to manufacture, without complicating the process, a highly reliable light-emitting device having a shape suitable for its intended purpose. In a manufacturing process of a light-emitting device, a light-emitting panel is manufactured which is at least partly curved by processing the shape to be molded after the manufacture of an electrode layer and/or an element layer, and a protective film covering a surface of the light-emitting panel which is at least partly curved is formed, so that a light-emitting device using the light-emitting panel has a more useful function and higher reliability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Kaoru Hatano
  • Patent number: 10976031
    Abstract: A lighting device assembly includes: a heat sink; a light source attached to one end of the heat sink; an optic assembly to pivot an optic about the light source; and a housing member having a cavity in which at least a portion of the optic assembly is received. The optic is to be telescopically adjusted within the optic assembly to adjust a focal point between the light source and the optic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Troy-CSL Lighting Inc.
    Inventors: Joshua Portinga, Calvin Wong
  • Patent number: 10937621
    Abstract: Vacuum electron devices and linear accelerators include a hollow cathode configured to emit a beam of electrons. An anode is configured to attach and focus the beam of electrons. A control grid is configured to control the beam of electrons emitted from the hollow cathode. A cylinder is positioned substantially coaxial with the hollow cathode and is configured to maintain a shape and trajectory of the emitted beam of electrons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: ACCELERAD TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventor: Curtis Allen
  • Patent number: 10939514
    Abstract: An electroluminescence display and a method for driving the same are provided to enhance the aging performance of the electroluminescence display. The electroluminescence display comprises: a display panel on which a plurality of pixels each comprising an electroluminescence element; and a power supply part that outputs a drive voltage for driving the pixels, wherein an externally applied aging signal is applied to a cathode of the electroluminescence element to perform aging on the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Gyungmin Kim, Beomjin Kim
  • Patent number: 10928050
    Abstract: Provided are a light source structure and a light-emitting device. The light source structure includes a power supply unit, a field effect unit and a light-emitting unit, wherein the power supply unit supplies power to the field effect unit and the light-emitting unit; and the field effect unit includes a vibrator unit that receives sound waves from the outside to generate vibration, so that the field effect unit generates a current varying along with the vibration, and supplies the varying current to the light-emitting unit to generate light with variable light intensity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignees: HEFEI XINSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Qinghe Wang, Leilei Cheng
  • Patent number: 10921697
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion element includes a first phosphor region and a second phosphor region. The second phosphor region is disposed in a thickness direction of the first phosphor region and has a phosphor particle with a particle size different from a particle size of a phosphor particle positioned in the first phosphor region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Ikeda, Makoto Maeda, Yusaku Nishikawa
  • Patent number: 10918455
    Abstract: A light source includes features configured to compensate for discontinuous solid state sources. The light source can produce a wide color gamut in display, and improved color rendering of tissue under observation by phosphor gap filling with colored LEDs. The light source can include provisions to depart from a white light spectrum to heighten differences in anatomical features or functions. The light source can include provisions to introduce narrow-band solid-state sources for producing false-color and pseudo-color images, with variable color rendering to change the power spectral distribution and to compensate for fiber optic length and fiber optic diameter tip sensing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: CamPlex, Inc.
    Inventor: John Tesar
  • Patent number: 10915013
    Abstract: A folded integrator rod device is provided comprising: a plurality of integrator rods that are substantially parallel and arranged adjacent to each other in a series in a substantially perpendicular direction to longitudinal axes thereof, pairs of adjacent integrator rods in the series being optically coupled at respective optical coupling ends via total internal reflection, a respective cross-section of each of the plurality of integrator rods, other than a first integrator rod, being larger than the respective cross-section of a previous adjacent integrator rod in the series, the first integrator rod in the series comprising a light entrance face configured to receive light, the light entrance face opposite an optical coupling end of the first integrator rod, and a last integrator rod in the series comprising a light exit face configured to emit the light, the light exit face opposite a respective optical coupling end of the last integrator rod.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: CHRISTIE DIGITAL SYSTEMS USA, INC.
    Inventors: Abdul Waheed Salimi, Micheal Plouffe
  • Patent number: 10907773
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion device includes: a wavelength conversion element having a phosphor plate that converts the wavelength of incident light upon a light incident surface to generate wavelength-converted light, and emits the wavelength-converted light from a light emission surface; an antenna array constituted of a plurality of optical antennas that are periodically arranged on the light emission surface of the phosphor plate; and a recessed structure including at least one recessed portion provided in the light emission surface of the phosphor plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignees: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD., KYOTO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Shunsuke Murai, Yusuke Yokobayashi, Yasuyuki Kawakami, Keijiro Takashima, Syousaku Kubo, Yosuke Maemura
  • Patent number: 10906459
    Abstract: Various aspects and embodiments of under-hood luminaires are described. In one example, an under-hood luminaire includes a luminaire frame assembly. The luminaire frame assembly includes support braces and a number of cross members secured to the support braces in a spaced-apart configuration. The cross members include mounting surfaces, and light strips are secured to the mounting surfaces. The luminaire also includes a contraction hook assembly that can be used to secure the under-hood luminaire to the hood of an automobile. The luminaire can be relied upon to uniformly illuminate the engine compartment of the automobile, helping to eliminate lost productivity and frustration for mechanics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Inventor: Joe Gill
  • Patent number: 10907777
    Abstract: A portable apparatus for mounting lights is described. The portable apparatus may include an attachment frame configured to removably mount to and be supported by a 3-point hitch connection of a tractor, a generally vertical main post having an upper end and a lower end, where a lower portion of the main post is rigidly coupled to the attachment frame, and where a height of the main post is vertically adjustable, and a generally horizontal mounting beam rigidly coupled to the upper end of the main post at a center portion of the beam, where a left length of the mounting beam and a right length of the mounting beam are independently adjustable, and where the mounting beam includes a plurality of vertical light mounting bars, where each light mounting bar is coupled to the mounting beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Weekend Concepts, Inc.
    Inventors: Ryan T. Paine, Ronald P. Scott, Kyle J. Newman, Kyle A. Wilson
  • Patent number: 10910597
    Abstract: An object of one embodiment of the present invention is to provide a more convenient highly reliable light-emitting device which can be used for a variety of applications. Another object of one embodiment of the present invention is to manufacture, without complicating the process, a highly reliable light-emitting device having a shape suitable for its intended purpose. In a manufacturing process of a light-emitting device, a light-emitting panel is manufactured which is at least partly curved by processing the shape to be molded after the manufacture of an electrode layer and/or an element layer, and a protective film covering a surface of the light-emitting panel which is at least partly curved is formed, so that a light-emitting device using the light-emitting panel has a more useful function and higher reliability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Kaoru Hatano