Patents Examined by Tracie Y Green
  • Patent number: 10209565
    Abstract: The present invention relates to illumination techniques and a reflection member that receives light from a light source and forms an irradiated area having a substantially polygonal shape in an irradiated plane, and an illumination device, a surface light source device, a display device, electronic equipment and the like using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Enplas Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Fukuda, Yuta Kodama
  • Patent number: 10203096
    Abstract: A light emitting diode (LED) or chip-on-board (COB) assembly is disclosed. The assembly may include an LED or COB component, an electrical terminal, and a fastener. The LED or COB component may include an electrical pad, and the electrical terminal may be in at least partial contact with the electrical pad. The electrical terminal may be configured to electrically connect the LED or COB component to a power source. The fastener may be configured to mechanically attach the LED or COB component to a heatsink and maintain the contact of the electrical terminal to the electrical pad for the electrical connection to the power source. In some exemplary embodiments, the assembly may also include a bushing to insulate the fastener from the electrical terminal. In some exemplary embodiments, the assembly may also include a washer that may be positioned underneath the fastener.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: Conservation Technology of Illinois LLC
    Inventor: Mark Groenke
  • Patent number: 10205062
    Abstract: An object is to provide a highly reliable light emitting device which is thin and is not damaged by external local pressure. Further, another object is to manufacture a light emitting device with a high yield by preventing defects of a shape and characteristics due to external stress in a manufacture process. A light emitting element is sealed between a first structure body in which a fibrous body is impregnated with an organic resin and a second structure body in which a fibrous body is impregnated with an organic resin, whereby a highly reliable light emitting device which is thin and has intensity can be provided. Further, a light emitting device can be manufactured with a high yield by preventing defects of a shape and characteristics in a manufacture process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Oikawa, Shingo Eguchi, Mitsuo Mashiyama, Masatoshi Kataniwa, Hironobu Shoji, Masataka Nakada, Satoshi Seo
  • Patent number: 10203442
    Abstract: A backlight unit includes side emitting-type LEDs, a light guide plate, and an LED board. The light guide plate includes a light entering end surface, a light exiting plate surface, and an opposite plate surface. The LED board includes a plate surface attached to an edge of the opposite plate surface. A gap in a range from 0.1 mm to 0.2 mm is provided between light emitting surfaces of the LEDs and the light entering end surface. The edge of each light emitting surface is at a position ?D1 mm inner than an edge of the light entering end surface with respect to a thickness direction of the light guide plate. An edge of each light emitting surface is at a position ?D2 mm inner than an edge of the light entering end surface. ?D1 and ?D2 satisfy relational expressions: ?D2??D1 and ?D2?0.1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hisashi Watanabe, Hirotoshi Yasunaga, Ryuzo Yuki, Mitsuhiro Murata
  • Patent number: 10197230
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a lamp assembly (200), comprising a base (202), an outer jacket (204) mounted to the base (202), a first reflective substrate (206, 208) positioned within the outer jacket (204), and a first solid-state light source (220) disposed proximate the first reflective substrate (206, 208). The outer jacket (204) may be glass. The outer jacket (204) may hermetically seal the first solid-state light source (220).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: GE Lighting Solutions, LLC
    Inventors: Thomas Alexander Knapp, Jon Bennett Jansma, Gary Robert Allen, Glenn Howard Kuenzler, Bruce Richard Roberts
  • Patent number: 10197260
    Abstract: An integrated electrical connector device structure of LED light includes a light source board, a supporting board a light head, and at least a conductive connector. The supporting board is set between the light source board and the light head. The conductive includes a conductive pin, a fixed part and a plug. The fixed part is fixed on the supporting board. The conductive pin is connected to the light head electrically. The plug is connected to the light source board electrically to connect the light head and the light source board electrically. The integrated electrical connector device structure of LED light owns the advantages of simple structure and easy to be assembled automatically.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Xiaobo Chen, Maojin Zeng, Yongjun Bao
  • Patent number: 10194759
    Abstract: A box is provided for displaying items, at least one of which is an ultraviolet-reactive item. The box is sized for insertion into a showcase. The box includes a box structure for containing the items to be displayed, and has at least one shadowing surface, and at least one open or glazed surface. Lighting is provided that is wired with the box structure, and includes a 365 nm ultraviolet LED diode assembly in an adjustable strip. A means is provided for directing the position or orientation of the adjustable strip so that the ultraviolet LED stimulates visible fluorescence in the ultraviolet-reactive item, while areas in the box are subject to ambient or showcase white light penetrating into the box structure through the at least one open or glazed surface; and areas in the box are subject to shadowing from the at least one shadowing surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: FINESSE DIAMOND CORP.
    Inventor: David F. Didur
  • Patent number: 10197844
    Abstract: A color substrate and a display device including the same. The color substrate includes: a substrate including first and second pixel regions spaced apart from each other, and a light shielding region between the first and second pixel regions; a first color conversion layer over the first pixel region and configured to convert incident light into first color light; a second color conversion layer over the second pixel region and configured to convert the incident light into second color light; and a retroreflective layer over the light shielding region and configured to retroreflect incident light through the first and second color conversion layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Heekeun Lee, Jangil Kim, Keunwoo Park, Suwan Woo, Yeogeon Yoon
  • Patent number: 10199612
    Abstract: As a result of miniaturization of a pixel region associated with an improvement in definition and an increase in a substrate size associated with an increase in area, defects due to precision, bending, and the like of a mask used at the time of evaporation have become issues. A partition including portions with different thicknesses over a pixel electrode (also referred to as a first electrode) in a display region and in the vicinity of a pixel electrode layer is formed, without increasing the number of steps, by using a photomask or a reticle provided with an auxiliary pattern having a light intensity reduction function made of a diffraction grating pattern or a semi-transmissive film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideaki Kuwabara, Hideto Ohnuma
  • Patent number: 10190763
    Abstract: An LED purifying and energy-saving lamp comprises a lamp body, a heat radiator, a light source assembly and an air purifying device, wherein the lamp body comprises a main body portion, an overflow table and a plurality of connecting blocks; the heat radiator, the light source assembly and the air purifying device are provided in the main body portion; the air purifying device is provided above the heat radiator; the light source assembly is provided inside the heat radiator; the upper part of the main body portion is connected to the bottom edge of the overflow table via the plurality of connecting blocks; the main body portion, the overflow table and the connecting blocks define a plurality of air outlets; and a shunting spur is convexly provided at the bottom of the overflow table toward the interior of the main body portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Inventor: Shuisheng Xu
  • Patent number: 10191198
    Abstract: A display apparatus including a directional backlight unit and a method of assembling the display apparatus are disclosed. The display apparatus includes an auxiliary structure coupled to an input coupler and a switch panel module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seogwoo Hong, Dongsik Shim, Dongouk Kim, Hyunjoon Kim, Joonyong Park, Jihyun Bae, Bongsu Shin, Sunghoon Lee, Jaeseung Chung
  • Patent number: 10191204
    Abstract: Materials and lightguides formed thereof that are suitable for use in lighting units to impart a color filtering effect to visible light. At least a portion of such a lightguide (16) is formed of a composite material comprising a polymeric matrix material and an inorganic particulate material that contributes a color filtering effect to visible light passing through the composite material, and the particulate material comprises a neodymium compound containing Nd3+ ions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: GE Lighting Solutions, LLC
    Inventors: Yingchun Fu, Chenjie Xu, Xiaojun Ren, Dengke Cai, Jianmin He, Matthew A. Bugenske
  • Patent number: 10184628
    Abstract: An electronic candle with electromagnetic drive unit includes a casing, a wick assembly, a light source module, an electromagnetic drive unit, and a driving circuit. The casing has a top provided with an opening having a support, and the support is provided with an aperture. The wick assembly includes a wick element having a wick plate and a counterweight element which has a counterweight block. The counterweight block is combined with a magnet. The wick assembly swings freely by being supported by the support. The light source module projects light to the wick plate. The electromagnetic drive unit drives the magnet. The driving circuit electrically controls the light source module and the electromagnetic driving unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Inventors: Mao-Lung Lin, Lu-Kan Wang
  • Patent number: 10185179
    Abstract: A light-emitting apparatus according to the present invention includes: a board on which a plurality of light source units are provided; a partition member provided on the board and enclosing each of the light source units; and a fixing member arranged in a boundary portion between two or more light source units that are adjacent to each other and fixing the board and the partition member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahiro Kamiyoshihara, Takuma Kanno
  • Patent number: 10180249
    Abstract: A novel LED lamp comprising: a lamp body; an LED mounted to the lamp body; an outer (exit) window; and a hinged clamp for releasably mounting the outer (exit) window to the lamp body such that light emitted from the LED passes through the outer (exit) window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: ProPhotonix Limited
    Inventors: Karol Murphy, Peter Panek
  • Patent number: 10180248
    Abstract: A novel LED lamp comprising: a lamp body; an LED mounted to the lamp body; an outer (exit) window; and a hinged clamp for releasably mounting the outer (exit) window to the lamp body such that light emitted from the LED passes through the outer (exit) window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: ProPhotonix Limited
    Inventors: Karol Murphy, Peter Panek
  • Patent number: 10174918
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a downlight module that includes a light source driving board, an isolating board, a lens module, a back housing, and an input power line. The light source driving board includes a light-emitting diode and a driving circuit. The isolating board has a through hole. The lens module includes a lens housing, wherein the light source driving board and the isolating board are disposed in the lens housing. The back housing covers the lens housing of the lens module. The back housing has an opening, wherein the melting temperature of the back housing is lower than the melting temperature of the lens housing. The input power line is connected with the light source driving board via the opening of the back housing and the through hole of the isolating board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: XIAMEN ECO LIGHTlNG CO. LTD.
    Inventor: Ke Li
  • Patent number: 10176973
    Abstract: Embodiments disclosed herein include a method for abating compounds produced in semiconductor processes. The method includes energizing an abating agent, forming a composition by reacting the energized abating agent with gases exiting a vacuum processing chamber, and flowing the composition through a plurality of holes formed in a cooling plate. By cooling the composition with the cooling plate, damages on the downstream pump are avoided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: APPLIED MATERIALS, INC.
    Inventors: Michael S. Cox, Rongping Wang, Brian T. West, Roger M. Johnson, Colin John Dickinson
  • Patent number: 10168022
    Abstract: There is provided an attachment for an illumination device which can change a ring-shaped illumination device to a dome-shaped illumination device. An attachment for dome illumination includes: a dome member made of a material that transmits and diffuses light emitted from a light emitting opening section of the ring-shaped illumination device inwardly; a plate member connected to the dome member, and connected to a main case so as not to form a gap when the attachment for dome illumination is fitted to the ring-shaped illumination device; and a dome cover which holds the dome member and the plate member so as to shield the space formed by the dome member, the plate member, and the light emitting opening section from light when the attachment for dome illumination is fitted to the ring-shaped illumination device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Keyence Corporation
    Inventors: Zhuoli Sun, Taku Kawai
  • Patent number: 10168565
    Abstract: A touch display device capable of reducing the width of a bezel area and achieving a slim device while arranging touch type button keys in the bezel area. The touch display device may be an in-cell touch display device that include at least one touch electrode located on a cover glass, corresponding to one or more touch key areas separated at intervals in a bezel area, extended to a display area and overlapping with a common electrode neighboring the touch key area from among the plurality of common electrodes. Accordingly, when a touch key area is touched, the voltage of a common electrode overlapping the touch electrode changes to sense whether the touch key area is touched, and thus there may not be a need to provide an additional touch panel and an additional touch driving circuit to the bezel area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yeoun-Jei Jung