With Reflector, Opaque Mask, Or Optical Element (e.g., Lens, Optical Fiber, Index Of Refraction Matching Layer, Luminescent Material Layer, Filter) Integral With Device Or Device Enclosure Or Package Patents (Class 257/98)
  • Patent number: 11327362
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a backlight unit and a display device using the same. In an embodiment, the backlight unit includes a substrate, at least one light source on the substrate, a lenses placed over the light source, a reflection sheet in which at least one through hole corresponding to the lens is formed, and a reflection ring comprising an opening portion corresponding to the at least one light source, and placed between the lens and the substrate. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, luminance uniformity of the backlight unit can be improved because the reflection ring surrounding the light source is included.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Kyungjoon Lee, Uihyung Lee, Juyoung Joung, Wondo Kee, Minho Kim, Wongjoon Hwang, Jaeyoon Jeong, Bohee Kang, Manhyuck Han, Jiu Myeong
  • Patent number: 11326098
    Abstract: A luminophore may have the general empirical formula X3A7Z3O11:E, where: X=Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, and/or Zn; A=Li, Na, K, Rb, Cs, Cu, and/or Ag; Z=Al, Ga, and/or B; and E=Eu, Ce, Yb, and/or Mn.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel Bichler, Thorsten Schroeder, Gina Maya Achrainer, Christian Koch, Simon Dallmeir
  • Patent number: 11329204
    Abstract: A micro light emitting diode (LED), including a first semiconductor layer doped with an n-type dopant; a second semiconductor layer doped with a p-type dopant; an active layer arranged between the first semiconductor layer and the second semiconductor layer, and configured to provide light; a first side surface including a vertical side surface of the first semiconductor layer; a second side surface tilted with respect to the first side surface, and including a first tilted side surface of the active layer and a second tilted side surface of the second semiconductor layer; an insulating layer arranged to surround the first side surface and the second side surface; and a reflective layer arranged to partially surround the insulating layer in an area of the insulating layer corresponding to the second side surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shunsuke Kimura, Sungtae Kim
  • Patent number: 11329205
    Abstract: A light emitting device package according to an embodiment may include first and second frames, a body, a light emitting device, first and second conductive parts, and first and second conductors. According to the embodiment, first and second frames may be spaced apart from each other and include first and second openings, respectively. The body may be disposed between the first and second frames. The light emitting device may be disposed on the body and include first and second bonding parts. The first and second conductive parts may be disposed under the first and second bonding parts. The first and second conductors may be disposed in the first and second openings, respectively. According to the embodiment, the first and second conductive parts may extend into the first and second openings from the first and second bonding parts, respectively, and the first and second conductors may be disposed between the first and second conductive parts and the first and second frames, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: SUZHOU LEKIN SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chang Man Lim, June O Song, Ki Seok Kim
  • Patent number: 11322659
    Abstract: Provided are a method for manufacturing wavelength conversion members that enables manufacturing of wavelength conversion members having a high light extraction efficiency and suppression of material loss, a wavelength conversion member obtained by the method, and a light-emitting device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomomichi Kunimoto, Hideki Asano
  • Patent number: 11322663
    Abstract: A lighting device is provided. The lighting device includes a carrier, a light-emitting diode chip, and a wavelength up-conversion structure. The light-emitting diode chip is disposed on the carrier and is configured to emit a first light, which has a peak wavelength between 800 nm and 1000 nm. The wavelength up-conversion structure is disposed on the light-emitting diode chip and is configured to convert part of the first light into a second light, which has a converted spectrum between 400 nm and 700 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignees: LITE-ON OPTO TECHNOLOGY (CHANGZHOU) CO., LTD., LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fang-Jung Sun, Shih-Chang Hsu
  • Patent number: 11322669
    Abstract: A nano-structure layer is disclosed. The nano-structure layer includes an array of nano-structure material configured to receive a first light beam at a first angle of incidence and to emit the first light beam at a second angle greater than the first angle, the nano-structure material each having a largest dimension of less than 1000 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Lumileds LLC
    Inventors: Antonio Lopez-Julia, Venkata Ananth Tamma
  • Patent number: 11322520
    Abstract: A flexible display device includes: a bendable display panel; a protective layer on a surface of the display panel; and an elastic layer on the first surface of the protective layer. The protective layer has a groove in a first surface thereof, and the elastic layer is in the groove in the protective layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hayk Kachatryan, Taewoong Kim, Hyunwoo Koo, Sunho Kim, Jinhwan Choi
  • Patent number: 11322645
    Abstract: The disclosure discloses a method for manufacturing light-emitting diode (LED) chips. The manufacturing method includes: providing a plurality of LED elements; randomly mixing the plurality of LED elements; performing a mesa process on the plurality of LED elements; and forming at least one pair of electrodes on the plurality of LED elements. An electronic device includes the LED chips.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Innolux Corporation
    Inventors: Tsau-Hua Hsieh, Jian-Jung Shih, Tzu-Min Yan
  • Patent number: 11320099
    Abstract: Provided is a wavelength conversion member that can be adjusted in chromaticity readily and with high accuracy and a production method for the wavelength conversion member. A wavelength conversion member 1 having a first principal surface 1a and a second principal surface 1b opposed to each other includes a glass matrix 2 and phosphor particles 3 disposed in the glass matrix 2, wherein a concentration of the phosphor particles 3 in the first principal surface 1a is higher than a concentration of the phosphor particles 3 in a portion 20 ?m inward from the first principal surface 1a, a concentration of the phosphor particles 3 in the second principal surface 1b is lower than a concentration of the phosphor particles 3 in a portion 20 ?m inward from the second principal surface 1b, and the concentration of the phosphor particles 3 in the first principal surface 1a is higher than the concentration of the phosphor particles 3 in the second principal surface 1b.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Shimizu, Hideki Asano, Takashi Murata
  • Patent number: 11316084
    Abstract: A radiation-emitting semiconductor device (1) is specified, comprising a semiconductor body (2) having an active region (20) provided for generating radiation, a carrier (3) on which the semiconductor body is arranged and an optical element (4), wherein the optical element is attached to the semiconductor body by a direct bonding connection. Furthermore, a method for producing of radiation-emitting semiconductor devices is specified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Roland Heinrich Enzmann, Hubert Halbritter, Martin Rudolf Behringer
  • Patent number: 11315975
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an image sensor including a substrate (400) and at least one pixel unit. The pixel unit comprises a photodetector (401) arranged in the substrate, a photosensitive surface of the photodetector facing a back surface of the substrate to generate a charge upon receiving an incident light from the back surface of the substrate, a spherical crown structure (406) arranged on the substrate and located on an opposite surface of the photosensitive surface, a conformal dielectric layer (420) arranged on the spherical crown structure and used to generate a dielectric-layer reflective light when the incident light reaches the conformal dielectric layer, and a reflective layer (430) arranged on the conformal dielectric layer and used to generate a reflective-layer reflective light when the incident light reaches the reflective layer. In this way, an absorption ratio for the incident light is increased, thereby improving signal quality of an image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: SHENZHEN GOODIX TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Guofeng Yao, Jian Shen, Yunning Li
  • Patent number: 11313671
    Abstract: A confocal range sensing (CRS) system is provided including a wavelength detector, source light configuration, and one or more measurement channels. Each measurement channel is configured to sense a respective distance to a workpiece surface and includes a confocal detection aperture and confocal light source aperture. The source light configuration includes first and second phosphor compositions, a wavelength combining configuration, and a shared source light path. The first and second phosphor compositions are located in separate respective first and second phosphor regions. As part of workpiece height measurement operations, the first and second phosphor compositions emit first and second emitted light, respectively, to the wavelength combining configuration which outputs first and second emitted light along the shared source light path as source light (i.e.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: Mitutoyo Corporation
    Inventor: David William Sesko
  • Patent number: 11304449
    Abstract: A light emitting element according to an embodiment includes: a light emitting portion mounted on a PCB and configured to emit light; a light shield portion spaced from the PCB and having an opening that is formed at a location corresponding to the light emitting portion and passes light emitted from the light emitting portion; a sealing portion positioned between the light shield portion and the PCB and configured to prevent light emitted from the light emitting portion from leaking between the light shield portion and the PCB; and a transmission portion contacting one surface of the light shield portion and configured to transmit light, the one surface facing a direction away from the light emitting portion, wherein the opening has an inclined surface that is an outer circumferential surface located at one end of the opening in the direction away from the light emitting portion and widened in the direction away from the light emitting portion such that spread of light that passed through the opening is prev
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: KT&G CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hwi Kyeong An
  • Patent number: 11309526
    Abstract: A display device having a light-emitting device is provided. The display device can include a buffer insulating layer disposed on a path of light emitted from the light-emitting device. The buffer insulating layer can have a stacked structure of a first buffer insulating layer having the refractive index which decreases in a direction away from the light-emitting device, and a second buffer insulating layer having the refractive index which increases in a direction away from the light-emitting device. Thus, in the display device, the unintended constructive and destructive interference of the light emitted from the light-emitting device can be prevented. Therefore, in the display device, the luminous efficacy can be increased, and the variation of color coordinates can be prevented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jung-Shik Lim, Sun-Man Kim, Min-Gyu Lee
  • Patent number: 11309462
    Abstract: A semiconductor light emitting device includes a light emitting diode (LED) chip, a recipient luminophoric medium on the LED chip, a patterned superstrate on the recipient luminophoric medium opposite the LED chip, the patterned superstrate comprising a patterned superstrate on the recipient luminophoric medium opposite the LED chip, the patterned superstrate comprising a patterned surface that is configured to reduce a variation in a color point of a light emitted by the semiconductor light emitting device as a function of an angle off an optical axis of the LED chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: CREE LED, INC.
    Inventors: Erin Welch, Paul Thomas Fini, Eric Tarsa, Kenneth Morgan Davis
  • Patent number: 11309343
    Abstract: The present technology relates to an imaging element, a method of manufacturing the imaging element, and an electronic apparatus that make it possible to suppress generation of a void in an infrared cutoff filter layer. The imaging element includes: a light receiving sensor that performs photoelectric conversion of incoming light; a cover glass that protects a top surface side serving as a light incidence surface of the light receiving sensor; a frame that is disposed in an outer peripheral portion between the light receiving sensor and the cover glass, and is formed with use of an inorganic material; and an infrared cutoff filter layer that is formed on an inner side on a same plane as the frame. The present technology is applicable to, for example, an imaging element having a CSP structure, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventor: Taichi Natori
  • Patent number: 11309471
    Abstract: A flip-chip light-emitting module includes a thermal dissipation substrate, a package assembly, and a light-emitting chip. The package assembly includes a frame surrounding the thermal dissipation substrate, and a lens unit disposed on the frame. The frame includes a conductive path. The light-emitting chip is disposed on the thermal dissipation substrate, and includes a top conductive contact and a light-emitting surface at the same side. The top conductive contact is electrically connected with the conductive path by a conductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: AZUREWAVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Kung-An Lin, Chung-Che Yang, Hung-Wei Lin, Hsiang-Yun Cheng
  • Patent number: 11309457
    Abstract: Disclosed is a semiconductor light emitting device characterized by being a flip chip including: a plurality of semiconductor layers, which includes a first semiconductor layer having a first conductivity, a second semiconductor layer having a second conductivity different from the first conductivity type, and an active layer interpositioned between the first and second semiconductor layers and adapted to generate light by electron-hole recombination; an insulating layer, which is formed on the plurality of semiconductor layers and has openings; and an electrode formed on the insulating layer and electrically connected to the plurality of semiconductor layers through the opening, wherein the electrode has a top face and a bottom face, with the top face having a smaller area than the bottom face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: SEMICON LIGHT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Soo Kun Jeon, Geun Mo Jin, Jun Chun Park, Yeon Ho Jeong, Il Gyun Choi
  • Patent number: 11298968
    Abstract: A method for marking a product (1) with a photoluminescent mark, said mark comprising a photoluminescent portion (10) which is transparent under normal light conditions and revealed by photoluminescence under UV illumination, said mark further comprising a non photoluminescent portion (9) which is transparent under normal light conditions as well s under UV illumination, said method comprising: deposing on said product a stack, said stack comprising alternatively layers (2,4) such as AlN, with a thickness of less than 1 micron and layers (3) of a second material, such as GaN with a thickness of less than 10 nm; raising the transparency of said non photoluminescent portion (10) with a deposition of transparent material (6) or incorporation of ions into said non photoluminescent portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
    Inventors: Nasser Hefyene, Nicolas Grandjean
  • Patent number: 11302841
    Abstract: Embodiments relate to a method for fabricating a light-emitting-diode (LED). A metal layer is deposited on a p-type semiconductor. The p-type semiconductor is on an n-type semiconductor. The metal layer is patterned to define a p-metal. The p-type semiconductor is etched using the p-metal as an etch mask. Similarly, the n-type semiconductor is etched using the p-metal and the p-type semiconductor as an etch mask to define individual LEDs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: Facebook Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Celine Claire Oyer, Allan Pourchet
  • Patent number: 11304291
    Abstract: A circuit board according to the present disclosure includes a substrate, a conductor layer arranged on the substrate, a reflective layer arranged on the conductor layer, and a silicone-resin layer arranged on the substrate. The silicone-resin layer is in contact with the conductor layer and the reflective layer. The silicone-resin layer contains equal to or more than 45% by mass of a plurality of fillers. A first filler whose aspect ratio is larger than 5 occupies equal to or more than 5% of 100% of a total number of the fillers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yuichi Abe
  • Patent number: 11292963
    Abstract: Provided is a wavelength converting member and a method of producing the same. Proposed is a wavelength converting member including: a fluorescent material containing at least one kind selected from a nitride-based fluorescent material and an oxynitride-based fluorescent material; and an aluminate containing at least one kind selected from the group consisting of a rare earth aluminate and an alkaline earth metal aluminate. Further, a method of producing a wavelength converting member, including: preparing a molded body obtained by mixing a fluorescent material containing at least one kind selected from a nitride-based fluorescent material and an oxynitride-based fluorescent material and an aluminate containing at least one kind selected from the group consisting of a rare earth aluminate and an alkaline earth metal aluminate; and sintering the molded body to obtain a wavelength converting member containing the fluorescent material and the aluminate, is proposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yoshinori Murazaki
  • Patent number: 11296253
    Abstract: A emitting diode (LED) includes an epitaxial structure defining a base and a mesa on the base. The base defines a light emitting surface of the LED and includes current spreading layer. The mesa includes a thick confinement layer, a light generation area on the thick confinement layer to emit light, a thin confinement layer on the light generation area, and a contact layer on the thin confinement layer, the contact layer defining a top of the mesa. A reflective contact is on the contact layer to reflect a portion of the light emitted from the light generation area, the reflected light being collimated at the mesa and directed through the base to the light emitting surface. In some embodiments, the epitaxial structure grown on a non-transparent substrate. The substrate is removed, or used to form an extended reflector to collimate light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: Facebook Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Stephan Lutgen, David Massoubre
  • Patent number: 11294228
    Abstract: Provided is a light-emitting device that makes it possible to emit, with high efficiency, light having higher uniformity. The light-emitting device includes a light source, a wavelength conversion unit, and a wall member. The light source is disposed on a substrate. The wavelength conversion unit includes a wavelength conversion member and a transparent member that contains the wavelength conversion member therein. The wavelength conversion member is disposed to face the light source in a thickness direction and converts first wavelength light from the light source to second wavelength light. The wall member is provided on a substrate and surrounds the light source in a plane that is orthogonal to the thickness direction. A region occupied by the wavelength conversion member is wider than a region surrounded by the wall member, and entirely overlaps with the region surrounded by the wall member in the thickness direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: Saturn Licensing LLC
    Inventor: Tomoharu Nakamura
  • Patent number: 11296258
    Abstract: A light emitting diode includes a first conductivity type semiconductor layer and a mesa disposed on the first conductivity type semiconductor layer wherein the mesa is a semiconductor stack including an active layer and a second conductivity type semiconductor layer; a ZnO layer disposed on the second conductivity type semiconductor layer; a lower insulation layer covering the ZnO layer and the mesa, and including an opening exposing the ZnO layer; a first pad metal layer disposed on the lower insulation layer, and electrically connected to the first conductivity type semiconductor layer; a second pad metal layer electrically connected to the ZnO layer through the opening of the lower insulation layer, and an upper insulation layer covering the first pad metal layer and the second pad metal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: SEOUL VIOSYS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seom Geun Lee, Chan Seob Shin, Myeong Hak Yang, Jin Woong Lee
  • Patent number: 11296261
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes a substrate, an electrode, a light-emitting element, a variable light absorbing layer, and a sealing body. The electrode is formed on the substrate. The light-emitting element is disposed on the substrate and electrically connected to the electrode. The variable light absorbing layer is formed so as to cover the electrode on the substrate. The variable light absorbing layer contains a plurality of metal oxide particles that change a light absorption property by irradiation with an ultraviolet light. The sealing body is formed on the substrate so as to seal the light-emitting element. The sealing body has translucency to a light emitted from the light-emitting element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Yamashita, Yasuhiro Ono, Yoichi Shimoda
  • Patent number: 11296256
    Abstract: A light-emitting diode includes an N-type cladding layer, and a superlattice structure, an active layer, a P-type electron-blocking layer, and a P-type cladding layer disposed on the N-type cladding layer in such order. The superlattice structure includes at least one first layered element which has first, second, and third sub-layers that are stacked on one another in a direction away from the N-type cladding layer. The first, second, and third sub-layers have energy band gaps Eg1, Eg2, and Eg3 which satisfy a relationship of Eg1<Eg2<Eg3. In addition, Eg3 is greater than an energy band gap of the P-type electron-blocking layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: Xiamen San'An Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wen-Yu Lin, Meng-Hsin Yeh, Yun-Ming Lo, Chien-Yao Tseng, Chung-Ying Chang
  • Patent number: 11294195
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a number of dielectric pillars, arranged to form a close-packed aperiodic array, such as a Vogel spiral, where the geometries of the aperiodic array produce azimuthally isotropic scattering of luminescence within a restricted angular cone of extraction. The aperiodic array can be formed, attached or placed on a converting material, such as, phosphor, to restrict emission to within the angular cone of extraction. The phosphor could be part of a converting illumination device, such as a phosphor coated light emitting diode, or a laser activated remote phosphor converting device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignees: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH, Trustees of Boston University
    Inventors: Luca Dal Negro, Alan Lenef, Madis Raukas, Sean Gorsky, Ran Zhang
  • Patent number: 11294226
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: a backlight layer, a filter layer, and an image display element. The backlight layer is formed with a first light transmitting hole. The filter layer is formed with a colorless region corresponding to the first light transmitting hole. The image display element is disposed at the first light transmitting hole, and light of the image display element is projected on the liquid crystal display and corresponds to the colorless region. The liquid crystal display can realize the full screen display effect, and image capturing functions of the lens suitable for the full screen display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: BEIJING XIAOMI MOBILE SOFTWARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jianglin Gu, Chiafu Yen
  • Patent number: 11289634
    Abstract: In a micro light emitting element, a first metal film electrically connected to a second conductive layer is disposed on a surface on an opposite side of a light emitting surface side. The first metal film covers the second conductive layer. A first inclined angle of a first conductive layer side surface from a slope formed around a light emission layer to the light emitting surface is larger than a second inclined angle of the slope. The slope and the first conductive layer side surface are covered together by a second metal film. A first transparent insulating film is disposed between the slope and the second metal film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Katsuji Iguchi, Takashi Kurisu, Masumi Maegawa
  • Patent number: 11287514
    Abstract: A sensor device (100) comprises an emitter device (106) arranged to emit electromagnetic radiation and having an emission region associated therewith. The sensor device (100) also comprises a detector device (108) arranged to receive electromagnetic radiation and having a detection region associated therewith, and an optical system (122). The emission region is spaced at a predetermined distance from the detection region. The optical system (122) defines a plurality of principal rays, a number of the plurality of principal rays intersecting the detection region. The number of the plurality of principal rays also intersect the emission region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: MELEXIS TECHNOLOGIES NV
    Inventors: Gaetan Koers, Wouter Leten, Sam Maddalena, Ross Kay
  • Patent number: 11289633
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a micro Light Emitting Diode (LED) matrix array package, including: a plurality of light emitting devices including a base substrate and a semiconductor laminated layer formed on the base substrate; a plurality of solder balls formed on the semiconductor laminated layer of the plurality of light emitting devices, respectively; a molding member configured to surround the light emitting devices and the solder balls; and a circuit board formed on the molding member, in which upper surfaces of the solder balls are exposed from the molding member, the circuit board includes a contact layer consisted of a metal pattern layer electrically connected with the plurality of solder balls exposed from the molding member and an insulating layer adjacently disposed to the metal pattern layer, and a thickness from the base substrate of each of the plurality of light emitting devices to an upper surface of each of the exposed solder balls is the same each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: LUMENS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Hyun Oh, Jung Hyun Park, In Yeol Hong
  • Patent number: 11289623
    Abstract: The method of manufacturing a light emitting element includes: providing a wafer including a sapphire substrate and a semiconductor structure; scanning the wafer to irradiate laser light into the substrate to form modified regions for cleaving the wafer into light emitting elements having a hexagonal shape in a top view; and cleaving the wafer. The scanning of the wafer includes: a first scanning to form first modified regions along a first direction parallel to first and second sides of the hexagonal shape, a second scanning, and a third scanning. The first scanning includes a first irradiation where laser light is scanned from a first end side of the first side to a first location between first and second ends of the first side, and a second irradiation where laser light is scanned from a second end side to a second location between the second and first ends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Akihisa Teramura
  • Patent number: 11289626
    Abstract: A semiconductor light-emitting device includes a light-emitting structure including a first semiconductor layer, an active layer, and a second semiconductor layer which are sequentially stacked, a first insulating layer on the second semiconductor layer with a plurality of first openings having first widths and a plurality of second openings having second widths different from the first widths, a first electrode electrically connected to the first semiconductor layer through the first openings, a first sub-electrode layer between the second semiconductor layer and the first insulating layer, the first sub-electrode layer being exposed through the second openings, and a second sub-electrode layer on the first insulating layer, the second sub-electrode layer being connected to the first sub-electrode layer through the second openings, wherein a first distance between the first openings closest to each other is different from a second distance between the second openings closest to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: JungSung Kim, Junghee Kwak, Seong Seok Yang
  • Patent number: 11282892
    Abstract: A light-emitting element includes a light-emitting structure including a first conductive semiconductor layer, a second conductive semiconductor layer, and an active layer interposed between the first conductive semiconductor layer and the second conductive semiconductor layer; a first contact electrode and a second contact electrode located on the light-emitting structure, and respectively making ohmic contact with the first conductive semiconductor layer and the second conductive semiconductor layer; an insulation layer for covering a part of the first contact electrode and the second contact electrode so as to insulate the first contact electrode and the second contact electrode; a first electrode pad and a second electrode pad electrically connected to each of the first contact electrode and the second contact electrode; and a radiation pad formed on the insulation layer, and radiating heat generated from the light-emitting structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: SEOUL VIOSYS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jong Kyu Kim, So Ra Lee, Yeo Jin Yoon, Jae Kwon Kim, Joon Sup Lee, Min Woo Kang, Se Hee Oh, Hyun A. Kim, Hyoung Jin Lim
  • Patent number: 11282903
    Abstract: A touch display device includes a display panel including a plurality of first pixels and a plurality of second pixels alternately disposed along a first direction, and a touch screen layer disposed on the display panel, the touch screen layer including a plurality of first touch electrodes having a zigzag shape and disposed between one of the first and second pixels along a second direction crossing the first direction, in which a first pixel of the first pixels and a second pixel of the second pixels have different sizes from each other, and a first distance from a first touch electrode of the first touch electrodes to the first pixel is different from a second distance from the first touch electrode to the second pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong-Beom Hong, Gun-Shik Kim, Jung-Joo Park
  • Patent number: 11282991
    Abstract: A method of producing an optoelectronic component includes providing an opto-electronic semiconductor chip including a layer sequence arranged on a substrate, wherein the layer sequence includes a contact side including two electrical contact locations, the contact side facing away from the substrate; arranging the optoelectronic semiconductor chip on an auxiliary carrier such that the contact side faces away from the auxiliary carrier; arranging a molding material above the auxiliary carrier such that a housing is formed that at least partly encloses the optoelectronic semiconductor chip, wherein the contact side is covered by the molding material; and detaching the housing from the auxiliary carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventor: Siegfried Herrmann
  • Patent number: 11283233
    Abstract: A method of fabricating a semiconductor light-emitting device includes: (a) forming a semiconductor layer including a light-emitting layer on the first surface of a substrate; (b) forming a first trench and a second trench in the semiconductor layer, the first trench extending in a first direction that is parallel to a principal plane of the substrate, and the second trench being disposed inside and parallel to the first trench; (c) forming a third trench parallel to the first trench in the second surface of the substrate opposite to the first surface of the substrate; and (d) forming a semiconductor light-emitting device by dividing the substrate. In (d), an end of at least one divided side of the semiconductor light-emitting device is in the second trench. The first trench has a first width, and the second trench has a second width. The second width is less than the first width.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: NUVOTON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION JAPAN
    Inventors: Hitoshi Sato, Kazuya Yamada, Hiroki Nagai
  • Patent number: 11283241
    Abstract: A reflector for optical devices is disclosed. The reflector includes a distributed Bragg reflector and a metal reflector. The metal reflector is contained within one or more apertures defined by a material having good adliesion to a semiconductor material. A method for bonding the resulting structure to a heat spreader is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of University of Arizona
    Inventors: Alexandre Laurain, Jerome V. Moloney, Patrick Kokou Gbele
  • Patent number: 11282990
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes at least one first light emitting element to emit a first light having a first peak emission wavelength in a range of 370 nm or greater and 415 nm or less, and at least one fluorescent material to convert the first light to a second light having a second peak wavelength in a range of 550 nm or greater and to 780 nm or less. In an emission spectrum of the light emitting device, a ratio of an intensity of the first peak emission wavelength to a maximum intensity of the second peak emission wavelength is in a range of 0.005 to 0.20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Taiki Yuasa
  • Patent number: 11280452
    Abstract: An LED filament light including a bulb, a support bar, at least two electrode wires and at least two LED filament strips. Each LED filament strip including a base, an LED chip is set on the base and an electrode is fixed at both ends of the base. One end of the electrode is electrically connected with an LED chip on the base, the other end of the electrode is electrically connected with an electrode of another LED filament or electrically connected to one end of the electrode wires so that the support bar is fixed to the bulb, and the other end is connected with at least one. As the support bar is set to replace the existing LED filament light core and metal wire, and creatively the LED filament electrodes directly is connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: XIAMEN ECO LIGHTING CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Minghao Wu, Yanzeng Gao, Feng Wu, Fuwen Li
  • Patent number: 11282982
    Abstract: A light-emitting device, includes: a substrate, including a base with a main surface; and a plurality of protrusions on the main surface, wherein the protrusion and the base include different materials; and a semiconductor stack on the main surface, including a side wall, and wherein an included angle between the side wall and the main surface is an obtuse angle; wherein the main surface includes a peripheral area surrounding the semiconductor stack, and the peripheral area is devoid of the protrusion formed thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: EPISTAR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Li-Ming Chang, Tzung-Shiun Yeh, Chien-Fu Shen, Wen-Hsiang Lin, Pei-Chi Chiang, Yi-Wen Ku
  • Patent number: 11276804
    Abstract: The light emitting structure of the present invention includes a sheet-shaped structure which absorbs excitation light and emits light with wavelength conversion and which has a maximum emission wavelength of 400 nm or more; and an antireflection material provided on a side surface of the sheet-shaped structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shougo Yoshida, Yuusuke Oota, Yasuyuki Izu, Daizou Ii, Masaki Matsudou, Kinryou Chou, Daisuke Nakajima
  • Patent number: 11273324
    Abstract: A LED structure, a lighting fixture and a method of providing white light illumination. The LED structure comprises a substrate; a light emitting area defined on the substrate as a cavity; a first type of light emitting semiconductor source with bactericidal characteristics mounted in the cavity; a second type of light emitting semiconductor source mounted in the cavity with ability to excite the wavelength conversion material to generate white light; and a wavelength conversion material layer formed on top of the light emitting semiconductor sources. The invention enables disinfection by a lighting source or a luminaire visibly apparent to human as a white light source that is neither harmful to a human nor creates discomfort.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: illumiPure Corp
    Inventor: Juha Rantala
  • Patent number: 11271140
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a plurality of surface mounted optoelectronic devices and a surface mounted optoelectronic device are disclosed. In an embodiment, a surface mounted optoelectronic device includes a transparent base body having a mounting rear side, a radiation exit side opposite the mounting rear side, and mounting side surfaces which are each disposed transversely to the radiation exit side, a semiconductor layer sequence disposed laterally to at least one mounting side surface and a terminal contact extending from the at least one mounting side surface to the mounting rear side, wherein the semiconductor layer sequence includes an active region configured to emit radiation so that the radiation decouples from the surface mounted optoelectronic device via the radiation exit side of the base body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventor: Siegfried Herrmann
  • Patent number: 11269177
    Abstract: An optical sensor includes a bare chip mounted on a circuit board, a protection member configured to protect the bare chip, a pad connected to the bare chip via a wire, and a pattern connecting the pad and a terminal portion at an edge of the circuit board to each other. The pattern is connected to the terminal portion on a same surface as a surface on which the bare chip is mounted, and a portion of the pattern between the protection member and the terminal portion is covered with solder resist.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shunsuke Tanaka, Kazunari Fujii
  • Patent number: 11261375
    Abstract: Briefly, in one aspect, the present invention relates to processes for producing a stabilized Mn4+ doped phosphor in solid form and a composition containing such doped phosphor. Such process may include combining a) a solution comprising at least one substance selected from the group consisting of: K2HPO4, an aluminum phosphate, oxalic acid, phosphoric acid, a surfactant, a chelating agent, or a combination thereof, with b) a Mn4+ doped phosphor of formula I in solid form, where formula I may be: Ax [MFy]:Mn4+. The process can further include isolating the stabilized Mn4+ doped phosphor in solid form. In formula I, A may be Li, Na, K, Rb, Cs, or a combination thereof. In formula I, M may be Si, Ge, Sn, Ti, Zr, Al, Ga, In, Sc, Y, La, Nb, Ta, Bi, Gd, or a combination thereof. In formula I, x is the absolute value of the charge of the [MFy] ion and y is 5, 6 or 7.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Matthew David Butts, James Edward Murphy, Mark Daniel Doherty
  • Patent number: 11264539
    Abstract: A light emitting device (LED) includes an n-doped semiconductor material layer, an active region including an optically active compound semiconductor layer stack configured to emit light located on the n-doped semiconductor material layer, a p-doped semiconductor material layer located on the active region, an anode contact contacting the p-doped semiconductor material layer, a reflector overlying and electrically connected to the anode contact, and a device-side bonding pad layer located on the reflector. The p-doped semiconductor material layer includes an electrically active region that is at least partially covered by the anode contact and an inactive region that an electrical conductivity less than 30% of the electrically active region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: NANOSYS, INC.
    Inventors: Max Batres, Fariba Danesh, Michael J. Cich, Zhen Chen
  • Patent number: 11255727
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a substrate transmissive of electromagnetic energy of at least a plurality of wavelengths, having a first end, a second end, a first major face, a second major face, at least one edge, a length, a width, and a thickness, at least a first nanostructure that selectively extracts electromagnetic energy of a first set of wavelengths from the substrate; and an input optic oriented and positioned to provide electromagnetic energy into the substrate via at least one of the first or the second major face of the substrate. Nanostructures can take the form of photonic crystal arrays, a plasmonic structure arrays, or holographic diffraction gratings. The apparatus may be part of a spectrometer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Chromation Inc.
    Inventors: James Scholtz, Nadia Pervez, Ioannis Kymissis, Michael Gazes, Tanya Cruz Garza