Patents by Inventor Philipp Helbig

Philipp Helbig has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10383209
    Abstract: An electronic assembly for lighting applications. The assembly includes a printed circuit board (PCB) having a first PCB surface, which is designed for populating with electronic components, and a second PCB surface opposite the first PCB surface. The PCB has a continuous cutout from the first PCB surface to the second PCB surface. The electronic assembly further includes a heat distributor having at least one first contact surface and at least one second contact surface opposite the first contact surface. The first contact surface is connected in a material-bonded manner to the PCB arranged in parallel therewith at the second printed circuit board surface. The electronic assembly further includes at least one first light emitting diode element, which is arranged on a section of the first contact surface, which section is exposed within the cutout, and is connected in a material-bonded manner to the first contact surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: OSRAM GmbH.
    Inventors: Philipp Helbig, Sebastian Jooss
  • Publication number: 20190063708
    Abstract: A lighting system includes an optical unit. The optical unit includes at least one light guide, which is provided for at least one light source. The lighting system further includes a retaining frame for the optical unit, via which frame the optical unit is fastened to a printed circuit board including the at least one light source, and a spacer for positioning the optical unit, which spacer is arranged between the retaining frame and the printed circuit board, the spacer having at least one continuous bearing opening in order to receive the at least one light guide. At least one guide recess is formed on the edge of the at least one bearing opening and at least one support face is provided on the edge, on which support face the light guide introduced into the bearing opening can be supported.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: Joachim Stoehr, Philipp Helbig, Stephan Schwaiger
  • Publication number: 20180343735
    Abstract: An electronic assembly for lighting applications. The assembly includes a printed circuit board (PCB) having a first PCB surface, which is designed for populating with electronic components, and a second PCB surface opposite the first PCB surface. The PCB has a continuous cutout from the first PCB surface to the second PCB surface. The electronic assembly further includes a heat distributor having at least one first contact surface and at least one second contact surface opposite the first contact surface. The first contact surface is connected in a material-bonded manner to the PCB arranged in parallel therewith at the second printed circuit board surface. The electronic assembly further includes at least one first light emitting diode element, which is arranged on a section of the first contact surface, which section is exposed within the cutout, and is connected in a material-bonded manner to the first contact surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventors: Philipp Helbig, Sebastian Jooss
  • Patent number: 10125940
    Abstract: Various embodiments may relate to an illumination device for vehicles, including multiple semiconductor light sources, and at least one light wavelength conversion element for the wavelength conversion of the light emitted by the semiconductor sources. At least one light-refracting optical unit is associated with each semiconductor source, which is designed to direct light emitted by the respective semiconductor source onto the at least one light wavelength conversion element. The at least one light-refracting optical unit is movably arranged with respect to the semiconductor source with which it is associated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: OSRAM GmbH
    Inventors: Juergen Hager, Philipp Helbig, Stephan Schwaiger, Jasmin Muster
  • Publication number: 20180264994
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a lighting system is provided. The lighting system includes an optical unit having a plurality of light guides which are respectively provided for at least one light source and which respectively have an input coupling face. On the output side, the light guides are connected via a common connecting portion of the optical unit, the connecting portion having an output face, pointing away from the light guides, for the light emerging from the light guides. The lighting system further includes a holding frame for the optical unit, by means of which the optical unit is fastened to a printed circuit board, having the light sources, of the lighting system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Inventors: Joachim Stoehr, Philipp Helbig, Stephan Schwaiger
  • Patent number: 9970622
    Abstract: A lighting device may include a semiconductor light source arrangement, a heat sink for cooling the semiconductor light source arrangement, electrical connections for supplying power to the semiconductor light source arrangement, and a holding means. The holding means is in the form of a plastic part, at least the electrical connections and the heat sink each being embedded in the plastic material of said plastic part at least in sections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: OSRAM GMBH
    Inventors: Philipp Helbig, Peter Frey, Peter Helbig, Thomas Feil
  • Publication number: 20170347437
    Abstract: A lighting device with a conversion element is provided. It may be irradiated with excitation radiation from an electromagnetic radiation source. Provision is made of an optical component for the radiation emanating from the conversion element and provision is made of a sensor for detecting radiation emanating from the conversion element and/or for detecting radiation emanating from the radiation source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Juergen Hager, Jasmin Muster, Philipp Helbig
  • Patent number: 9739459
    Abstract: Various embodiments may relate to an illumination device including at least one semiconductor light source arrangement that is fixed to a carrier. The at least one semiconductor light source arrangement is fixed to the carrier at multiple locations by means of a press fit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: OSRAM GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Helbig, Stephan Schwaiger
  • Publication number: 20170097132
    Abstract: Various embodiments may relate to an illumination device for vehicles, including multiple semiconductor light sources, and at least one light wavelength conversion element for the wavelength conversion of the light emitted by the semiconductor sources. At least one light-refracting optical unit is associated with each semiconductor source, which is designed to direct light emitted by the respective semiconductor source onto the at least one light wavelength conversion element. The at least one light-refracting optical unit is movably arranged with respect to the semiconductor source with which it is associated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Publication date: April 6, 2017
    Inventors: Juergen Hager, Philipp Helbig, Stephan Schwaiger, Jasmin Muster
  • Publication number: 20160215948
    Abstract: A lighting device may include a semiconductor light source arrangement, a heat sink for cooling the semiconductor light source arrangement, electrical connections for supplying power to the semiconductor light source arrangement, and a holding means. The holding means is in the form of a plastic part, at least the electrical connections and the heat sink each being embedded in the plastic material of said plastic part at least in sections.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2016
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: Philipp Helbig, Peter Frey, Peter Helbig, Thomas Feil
  • Patent number: 9310057
    Abstract: A lighting apparatus includes semiconductor light sources and a heat sink for the semiconductor light sources, wherein the lighting apparatus has a carrier element for at least one first group and one second group of luminous elements, said carrier element being connected to the heat sink and projecting from a side of the heat sink, and wherein the first group and second group of luminous elements are arranged on surface regions of the carrier element and in each case comprise at least one semiconductor light source, wherein a further group of luminous elements is arranged at the side of the heat sink from which the carrier element projects, and the further group of luminous elements comprises at least one semiconductor light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: OSRAM GMBH
    Inventors: Philipp Helbig, Oliver Hering
  • Patent number: 9297522
    Abstract: A lighting device may include a semiconductor light source module, an optical unit, and a common support for the semiconductor light source module and the optical unit. The optical unit is mounted on a front side of the support and has at least one dowel, which extends into a precisely fitting hole in the semiconductor light source module. The semiconductor light source module rests on a rear side of the support. The at least one dowel projects through an aperture in the support and extends into the precisely fitting hole in the semiconductor light source module. The at least one dowel forms a shoulder, which rests on a supporting surface of the semiconductor light source module that rests on the rear side of the support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: OSRAM GmbH
    Inventors: Gerhard Behr, Stephan Schwaiger, Philipp Helbig
  • Patent number: 9188299
    Abstract: A lighting device may include: a plurality of light sources; and a plurality of waveguides; wherein the waveguides each have a light coupling-in surface and a light coupling-out surface; wherein the light coupling-in surfaces are respectively assigned a light-emitting surface of a light source, such that light emitted by the light-emitting surface of the light source impinges on the light coupling-in surface of the waveguide assigned thereto; wherein the light coupling-out surfaces of the waveguides are arranged in a matrix-like manner; wherein the light coupling-in surface of the respective waveguide is smaller than the light-emitting surface of the light source assigned to said waveguide, and a grating-like optical diaphragm having grating cells is provided, which is arranged in the region of the light coupling-in surfaces of the waveguides, such that light coupling-in surfaces belonging to different waveguides are arranged in different grating cells of the grating-like optical diaphragm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: OSRAM GmbH
    Inventors: Roland Fiederling, Philipp Helbig, Thomas Feil
  • Publication number: 20150077988
    Abstract: Various embodiments may relate to an illumination device including at least one semiconductor light source arrangement that is fixed to a carrier. The at least one semiconductor light source arrangement is fixed to the carrier at multiple locations by means of a press fit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2013
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Philipp Helbig, Stephan Schwaiger
  • Publication number: 20140376232
    Abstract: A lighting device may include a semiconductor light source module, an optical unit, and a common support for the semiconductor light source module and the optical unit. The optical unit is mounted on a front side of the support and has at least one dowel, which extends into a precisely fitting hole in the semiconductor light source module. The semiconductor light source module rests on a rear side of the support. The at least one dowel projects through an aperture in the support and extends into the precisely fitting hole in the semiconductor light source module. The at least one dowel forms a shoulder, which rests on a supporting surface of the semiconductor light source module that rests on the rear side of the support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2013
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Inventors: Gerhard Behr, Stephan Schwaiger, Philipp Helbig
  • Publication number: 20140133168
    Abstract: A lighting device may include: a plurality of light sources; and a plurality of waveguides; wherein the waveguides each have a light coupling-in surface and a light coupling-out surface; wherein the light coupling-in surfaces are respectively assigned a light-emitting surface of a light source, such that light emitted by the light-emitting surface of the light source impinges on the light coupling-in surface of the waveguide assigned thereto; wherein the light coupling-out surfaces of the waveguides are arranged in a matrix-like manner; wherein the light coupling-in surface of the respective waveguide is smaller than the light-emitting surface of the light source assigned to said waveguide, and a grating-like optical diaphragm having grating cells is provided, which is arranged in the region of the light coupling-in surfaces of the waveguides, such that light coupling-in surfaces belonging to different waveguides are arranged in different grating cells of the grating-like optical diaphragm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2013
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicant: OSRAM GMBH
    Inventors: Roland Fiederling, Philipp Helbig, Thomas Feil
  • Publication number: 20140133169
    Abstract: A lighting device may include a carrier, on which at least one semiconductor light source is arranged; and may have at least one main reflector, which arches over the at least one semiconductor light source; wherein at least one local reflector, which is likewise arched over by the main reflector, is arranged on the carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2013
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicant: OSRAM GmbH
    Inventors: Stephan Schwaiger, Juergen Hager, Oliver Hering, Jasmin Muster, Philipp Helbig
  • Publication number: 20130265793
    Abstract: A lighting apparatus includes semiconductor light sources and a heat sink for the semiconductor light sources, wherein the lighting apparatus has a carrier element for at least one first group and one second group of luminous elements, said carrier element being connected to the heat sink and projecting from a side of the heat sink, and wherein the first group and second group of luminous elements are arranged on surface regions of the carrier element and in each case comprise at least one semiconductor light source, wherein a further group of luminous elements is arranged at the side of the heat sink from which the carrier element projects, and the further group of luminous elements comprises at least one semiconductor light source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2011
    Publication date: October 10, 2013
    Applicant: OSRAM GMBH
    Inventors: Philipp Helbig, Oliver Hering
  • Publication number: 20110228405
    Abstract: In various embodiments, an optical lens is provided, which is shaped like a hood and has a light-transmissive front face as well as a sidewall adjacent thereto, wherein the sidewall has at least one ridge-like section having an increased wall thickness and running in the direction of the front face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2009
    Publication date: September 22, 2011
    Applicant: OSRAM GESELLSCHAFT MIT BESCHRAENKTER HAFTUNG
    Inventors: Peter Frey, Peter Helbig, Philipp Helbig
  • Publication number: 20110222162
    Abstract: An optical lens, (1) is shaped like a hood and comprising a light transmissive front face and an adjacent sidewall (12), wherein the sidewall (12) and the front face (11) form different components of the optical lens (1), which are joined to one another by injection molding
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2009
    Publication date: September 15, 2011
    Inventors: Peter Helbig, Philipp Helbig