Patents by Inventor Toshio Moriguchi

Toshio Moriguchi 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: 9130130
    Abstract: A light emitting device containing a semiconductor light emitting component and a phosphor, the phosphor is capable of absorbing a part of light emitted by the light emitting component and emitting light of a wavelength different from that of the absorbed light, is provided. A straight line connecting a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the light emitting component and a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the phosphor is substantially along a black body radiation locus in a chromaticity diagram.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 8754428
    Abstract: A light emitting diode having a mount lead having a cup and a lead, an LED chip mounted in the cup of said mount lead with one of electrodes being electrically connected to said mount lead, a coating material filling the cup of said mount lead to cover said LED chip; a molding material covering said LED chip, said coating material and the cup of said mount lead, and a phosphor absorbing a part of light emitted by said LED chip and emitting light of wavelength different from that of the absorbed light, wherein said phosphor is located in said coating material, and wherein said molding material is shaped to form a concave lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 17, 2014
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 8685762
    Abstract: A light emitting device comprises: an LED chip having a quantum well structure and a light emitting layer made of a gallium nitride compound semiconductor; a first transparent material covering the LED chip; a second transparent material for protecting the LED chip and the first transparent material; and a phosphor for absorbing a part of the light from the LED chip and emitting a light having a wavelength different from the light from the LED chip; wherein the phosphor is included in second transparent material, and the light from the LED chip and the light from said phosphor are mixed to make a white light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Publication number: 20140084323
    Abstract: A light emitting device containing a semiconductor light emitting component and a phosphor, the phosphor is capable of absorbing a part of light emitted by the light emitting component and emitting light of a wavelength different from that of the absorbed light, is provided. A straight line connecting a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the light emitting component and a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the phosphor is substantially along a black body radiation locus in a chromaticity diagram.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2013
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: NICHIA Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori SHIMIZU, Kensho SAKANO, Yasunobu NOGUCHI, Toshio MORIGUCHI
  • Patent number: 8679866
    Abstract: A light emitting device comprises: an LED chip having a quantum well structure and a light emitting layer made of a gallium nitride compound semiconductor; a first transparent material covering the LED chip; a second transparent material for protecting the LED chip and the first transparent material; and a phosphor for absorbing a part of the light from the LED chip and emitting a light having a wavelength different from the light from the LED chip; wherein the phosphor is included in second transparent material, and the light from the LED chip and the light from said phosphor are mixed to make a white light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 8610147
    Abstract: A light emitting device containing a semiconductor light emitting component and a phosphor, the phosphor is capable of absorbing a part of light emitted by the light emitting component and emitting light of a wavelength different from that of the absorbed light, is provided. A straight line connecting a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the light emitting component and a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the phosphor is substantially along a black body radiation locus in a chromaticity diagram.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 8309375
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a light emitting device comprises: preparing a light emitting component having an active layer of a semiconductor, the active layer comprising a gallium nitride based semiconductor containing indium and being capable of emitting a blue color light; preparing a phosphor capable of absorbing a part of the blue color light emitted from the light emitting component and emitting a yellow color light, wherein selection of the phosphor is controlled based on an emission wavelength of the light emitting component; and combining the light emitting component and the phosphor so that the blue color light from the light emitting component and the yellow color light from the phosphor are mixed to make a white color light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 8148177
    Abstract: A light emitting device containing a semiconductor light emitting component and a phosphor, the phosphor is capable of absorbing a part of light emitted by the light emitting component and emitting light of a wavelength different from that of the absorbed light, is provided. A straight line connecting a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the light emitting component and a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the phosphor is substantially along a black body radiation locus in a chromaticity diagram.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2012
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Publication number: 20110297990
    Abstract: A light emitting device comprises: an LED chip having a quantum well structure and a light emitting layer made of a gallium nitride compound semiconductor; a first transparent material covering the LED chip; a second transparent material for protecting the LED chip and the first transparent material; and a phosphor for absorbing a part of the light from the LED chip and emitting a light having a wavelength different from the light from the LED chip; wherein the phosphor is included in second transparent material, and the light from the LED chip and the light from said phosphor are mixed to make a white light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2011
    Publication date: December 8, 2011
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 7968866
    Abstract: A light emitting diode comprising a lead, an LED chip mounted on said lead, said LED chip having a substrate and semiconductor layers formed on said substrate, a transparent material covering said LED chip, and a phosphor contained in said transparent material and absorbing a part of light emitted by said LED chip and emitting light of wavelength different from that of the absorbed light, wherein the main emission peak of said LED chip is within the range from 400 nm to 530 nm, and said LED chip is mounted on said lead with substrate-side up and is electrically connected with said lead by a metallic bump.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 7969090
    Abstract: A light emitting device containing a semiconductor light emitting component and a phosphor, the phosphor is capable of absorbing a part of light emitted by the light emitting component and emitting light of a wavelength different from that of the absorbed light, is provided. A straight line connecting a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the light emitting component and a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the phosphor is substantially along a black body radiation locus in a chromaticity diagram.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 7943941
    Abstract: A device for emitting various colors by mixing light from a first light emitting diode and light from a second light emitting diode comprises, according to one embodiment: the first light emitting diode including an LED chip comprising InGaN and being capable of emitting a blue color light, and a phosphor capable of absorbing a part of the blue color light and emitting a yellow color light, the blue color light and the yellow color light being mixed to make white-color light; the second light emitting diode being capable of emitting red, green or blue color light; and a drive circuit for separately driving each of the first and second light emitting diode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2011
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 7915631
    Abstract: A light emitting device containing a semiconductor light emitting component and a phosphor, the phosphor is capable of absorbing a part of light emitted by the light emitting component and emitting light of a wavelength different from that of the absorbed light, is provided. A straight line connecting a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the light emitting component and a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the phosphor is substantially along a black body radiation locus in a chromaticity diagram.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2011
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Publication number: 20110062864
    Abstract: A light emitting device comprises: an LED chip having a quantum well structure and a light emitting layer made of a gallium nitride compound semiconductor; a first transparent material covering the LED chip; a second transparent material for protecting the LED chip and the first transparent material; and a phosphor for absorbing a part of the light from the LED chip and emitting a light having a wavelength different from the light from the LED chip; wherein the phosphor is included in second transparent material, and the light from the LED chip and the light from said phosphor are mixed to make a white light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2010
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Inventors: Yoshinori SHIMIZU, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 7901959
    Abstract: A light emitting device containing a semiconductor light emitting component and a phosphor, the phosphor is capable of absorbing a part of light emitted by the light emitting component and emitting light of a wavelength different from that of the absorbed light, is provided. A straight line connecting a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the light emitting component and a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the phosphor is substantially along a black body radiation locus in a chromaticity diagram.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2011
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Publication number: 20110053299
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a light emitting device comprises: preparing a light emitting component having an active layer of a semiconductor, the active layer comprising a gallium nitride based semiconductor containing indium and being capable of emitting a blue color light; preparing a phosphor capable of absorbing a part of the blue color light emitted from the light emitting component and emitting a yellow color light, wherein selection of the phosphor is controlled based on an emission wavelength of the light emitting component; and combining the light emitting component and the phosphor so that the blue color light from the light emitting component and the yellow color light from the phosphor are mixed to make a white color light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2010
    Publication date: March 3, 2011
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimieu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 7855092
    Abstract: A device for emitting white-color light comprises: a light emitting diode including: an LED chip comprising a gallium nitride compound semiconductor containing indium and being capable of emitting a blue color light, and a phosphor capable of absorbing a part of the blue color light and emitting a light having longer wavelength than the blue color light, the blue color light and the light from the phosphor being mixed to make the white-color; a control unit for converting an input to pulse signals; and a driver receiving the pulse signals from the control unit to drive the LED chip, wherein the brightness of the white-color light from the light emitting diode is controlled by a width of the pulse signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2010
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Publication number: 20100264841
    Abstract: A device for emitting white-color light comprises: a light emitting diode including: an LED chip comprising a gallium nitride compound semiconductor containing indium and being capable of emitting a blue color light, and a phosphor capable of absorbing a part of the blue color light and emitting a light having longer wavelength than the blue color light, the blue color light and the light from the phosphor being mixed to make the white-color; a control unit for converting an input to pulse signals; and a driver receiving the pulse signals from the control unit to drive the LED chip, wherein the brightness of the white-color light from the light emitting diode is controlled by a width of the pulse signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2010
    Publication date: October 21, 2010
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Publication number: 20100264842
    Abstract: A device for emitting various colors by mixing light from a first light emitting diode and light from a second light emitting diode comprises, according to one embodiment: the first light emitting diode including an LED chip comprising InGaN and being capable of emitting a blue color light, and a phosphor capable of absorbing a part of the blue color light and emitting a yellow color light, the blue color light and the yellow color light being mixed to make white-color light; the second light emitting diode being capable of emitting red, green or blue color light; and a drive circuit for separately driving each of the first and second light emitting diode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2010
    Publication date: October 21, 2010
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi
  • Publication number: 20100117516
    Abstract: A light emitting device containing a semiconductor light emitting component and a phosphor, the phosphor is capable of absorbing a part of light emitted by the light emitting component and emitting light of a wavelength different from that of the absorbed light, is provided. A straight line connecting a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the light emitting component and a point of chromaticity corresponding to a spectrum generated by the phosphor is substantially along a black body radiation locus in a chromaticity diagram.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2010
    Publication date: May 13, 2010
    Inventors: Yoshinori Shimizu, Kensho Sakano, Yasunobu Noguchi, Toshio Moriguchi