Packaging (epo) Patents (Class 257/E33.056)
  • Patent number: 10993771
    Abstract: Trackable apparatuses and methods involving at least one arrangement of at least one trackable feature configured for disposition in relation to at least one substrate, each arrangement of the at least one arrangement having a distinct pattern of trackable features configured to facilitate determining at least one of: an identity of at least one object and at least one subject, a disposition of at least one object and at least one subject, a disposition between at least one object and at least one subject, and a disposition among at least one object and at least one subject, and each arrangement of the at least one arrangement configured to optimize tracking by a navigation tracking system, whereby at least one spatial relationship among the at least one object and the at least one subject is optimizable. The navigation tracking system is optionally multi-modal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: SYNAPTIVE MEDICAL INC.
    Inventors: Kirusha Srimohanarajah, Gal Sela, Kelly Noel Dyer, Dorothy Lui, Brent Andrew Bailey
  • Patent number: 10797211
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing support elements for lighting devices includes: providing an elongated, electrically non-conductive substrate with opposed surfaces, with an electrically-conductive layer extending along one of said opposed surfaces, etching said electrically-conductive layer to provide a set of electrically-conductive tracks extending along the non-conductive substrate with at least one portion of the non-conductive substrate left free by the set of electrically-conductive tracks, forming a network of electrically-conductive lines coupleable with at least one light radiation source at said portion of said non-conductive substrate left free by the electrically-conductive tracks. Said forming operation includes selectively removing e.g. via laser etching a further electrically-conductive layer provided on said non-conductive substrate, or printing electrically-conductive material onto the non-conductive substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: OSRAM GMBH
    Inventors: Lorenzo Baldo, Alessio Griffoni, Federico Poggi
  • Patent number: 10651336
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes: a mounting base; a plurality of light-emitting elements mounted on or above the mounting base; a plurality of light-transmissive members respectively disposed on upper surfaces of the plurality of light-emitting elements; a plurality of light guide members respectively covering lateral surfaces of the plurality of light-emitting elements; a plurality of antireflective films respectively disposed on upper surfaces of the plurality of the light-transmissive members; and a covering member covering lateral surfaces of the plurality of antireflective films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Kususe, Satoshi Shichijo, Kunihito Sugimoto
  • Patent number: 10490754
    Abstract: The present invention relates to metal complexes of the general formula L1ML2 (I), wherein M is selected from Ir and Rh, L1 is a ligand of formula L2 is a ligand of formula to OLEDs (Organic Light-Emitting Diodes) which comprise such complexes, to a device selected from the group consisting of illuminating elements, stationary visual display units and mobile visual display units comprising such an OLED, to the use of such a metal complex in OLEDs, for example as emitter, matrix material, charge transport material and/or charge or exciton blocker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: UDC IRELAND LIMITED
    Inventor: Ilona Stengel
  • Patent number: 10176742
    Abstract: There are provided an organic light emitting display device, a driving method thereof and a display apparatus. The organic light emitting display device includes an underlay substrate, and organic light emitting pixel units arranged in a matrix on the underlay substrate; wherein the respective organic light emitting units comprise at least two organic light emitting structures which have different light emitting colors, are disposed in cascades and insulated from each other, and a pixel circuit connected corresponding to the organic light emitting structures and configured to drive the organic light emitting structures to emit light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shengji Yang, Xue Dong, Hailin Xue, Haisheng Wang, Hongjuan Liu, Yingming Liu, Xiaoliang Ding, Weijie Zhao, Changfeng Li, Wei Liu
  • Patent number: 10177126
    Abstract: Described herein are devices and methods related to lighting systems that are color tunable and have a long lifetime. In certain embodiments, the device comprises two independently controlled phosphorescent OLED lighting panels coupled together in one package to emit light in one direction. In certain embodiment, aspects of the device are tunable, such as RGB color, color temperature, and luminance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Universal Display Corporation
    Inventors: Michael Hack, Michael S. Weaver
  • Patent number: 10070535
    Abstract: A waterproof structure for an implanted electronic device is capable of preventing the liquid or moist from entering and damaging the circuit board of the electronic device. The waterproof structure includes a shell, a first material layer, a second material layer, and a third material layer. The first material layer covers at least a part of the implanted electronic device. The second material layer covers the first material layer. The internal space of the shell is configured for accommodating the implanted electronic device. The shell is made of PEEK (polyether ether ketone). The third material layer is disposed between the second material layer and the shell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: GIMER MEDICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chi-Heng Chang, Chan-Yi Cheng, Chen-Tun Wu
  • Patent number: 9942536
    Abstract: A stacked display has the different color layers (20r), (20g), (20b) ordered with respect to the wavelength-dependency of the lens focus so that there is better focus of the colors on the display layers that modulate those colors. The optical system (30), (32) can be designed to have a wavelength-dependent focus that matches the position of each of the light modulating layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Bart Kroon, Mark Thomas Johnson
  • Patent number: 9899598
    Abstract: The objective of the present invention is to provide an organic electroluminescent element which exhibits excellent light transmitting properties by having an intermediate electrode that is formed as a thin film, and which is suppressed in disconnection or resistance increase of the intermediate electrode, thereby being ensured with respect to electrical conductivity. This organic EL element (100) comprises light emitting units (4-6) which include at least a light emitting layer and are arranged between a first electrode (2) that is formed on a substrate (1) and a second electrode (3) that faces the first electrode (2); and each one of the light emitting units (4-6) independently emits light by having intermediate electrodes (7, 8), which are arranged between the light emitting units (4-6), connected to an external power supply via first lead-out wiring lines (10, 11).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventor: Daisuke Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 9776555
    Abstract: A vehicular lamp includes a planar light emitting member having an organic EL light emitting portion at part of a substrate, and a reflecting member and a half mirror that are disposed so as to face each other so that light emitted from the organic EL light emitting portion is reflected repeatedly while allowing part of the light to be transmitted to the front.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kunio Fukai, Yukihiro Onoda, Masaya Shido, Haruhiko Iyoda, Asami Nakada
  • Patent number: 9590203
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting device with a plurality of subpixels, each subpixel including an emission region and a non-emission region, the organic light-emitting device including a substrate; an anode on the substrate, the anode including patterns that separately correspond to respective ones of the plurality of subpixels; an organic layer on the anode, the organic layer being common to the plurality of subpixels; and a cathode on the organic layer, the cathode including a plurality of subcathodes that each correspond to at least one of the subpixels and that allow light to pass through in emission regions, wherein adjacent two of the subcathodes overlap with each other in non-emission regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seok-Gyu Yoon, Dong-Chan Kim, Won-Jong Kim, Eung-Do Kim, Dong-Kyu Seo, Young-Woo Song, Da-Hea Im, Bo-Ra Jung
  • Patent number: 9281297
    Abstract: A package includes a first package including a device die, a molding compound molding the device die therein, a through-via penetrating through the molding compound, and a first plurality of Redistribution Lines (RDLs) and a second plurality of RDLs on opposite sides of the molding compound. The through-via electrically couples one of the first plurality of RDLs to one of the second plurality of RDLs. The package further includes a second package bonded to the first package, a spacer disposed in a gap between the first package and the second package, and a first electrical connector and a second electrical connector on opposite sides of the spacer. The first electrical connector and the second electrically couple the first package to the second package. The spacer is spaced apart from the first electrical connector and the second electrical connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jing-Cheng Lin, Chen-Hua Yu, Szu Wei Lu, Shih Ting Lin, Shin-Puu Jeng
  • Patent number: 9041033
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor light emitting device includes a first semiconductor layer, a light emitting layer, a second semiconductor layer, a p-side electrode, a plurality of n-side electrodes, a first insulating film, a p-side interconnect unit, and an n-side interconnect unit. The p-side interconnect unit is provided on the first insulating film to connect to the p-side electrode through a first via piercing the first insulating film. The n-side interconnect unit is provided on the first insulating film to commonly connect to the plurality of n-side electrodes through a second via piercing the first insulating film. The plurality of n-side regions is separated from each other without being linked at the second surface. The p-side region is provided around each of the n-side regions at the second surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yosuke Akimoto, Yoshiaki Sugizaki, Akihiro Kojima, Miyoko Shimada, Hideyuki Tomizawa, Hideto Furuyama
  • Patent number: 9034672
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a light-emitting device includes forming a first optical element on a first carrier, wherein the first optical element comprises an opening; forming a light-emitting element in the opening; forming a second optical element on the light-emitting element; forming a second carrier on the first optical element and the second optical element; removing the first carrier after forming the second carrier on the first optical element and the second optical element; and forming two separated conductive structures under the first optical element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: EPISTAR CORPORATION
    Inventor: Chao-Hsing Chen
  • Patent number: 9024518
    Abstract: In a first aspect of the present invention, a light-emitting diode includes a light-emitting element with a p-n junction, a first light-transmitting member including a phosphor and sealing the light-emitting element, and first and second covers disposed on opposite surfaces of the first light-transmitting member. It is disclosed that the first and second covers extend over edges of the opposite surfaces of the first light-transmitting member. In a second aspect of the present invention, a first cover disposed on a first parallel surface of a first light-transmitting member can be greater in thickness than a second cover. In some embodiments, it is disclosed that a second light-transmitting member with higher diffusion coefficient than the first light-transmitting member is disposed in contact with a first perpendicular surface of the first light-transmitting member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignees: Citizen Electronics Co., Ltd., Citizen Holdings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kosuke Tsuchiya, Toshiyuki Mizuno
  • Patent number: 8994061
    Abstract: A light emitting diode package includes a first lead frame comprising a first hole cup, a second lead frame comprising a second hole cup and disposed to face the first lead frame with a gap disposed between the first lead frame and the second lead frame, a first light emitting diode chip disposed on the first hole cup, and a second light emitting diode chip disposed on the second hole cup, the first lead frame comprising a first enlarged region formed between the gap and the first hole cup, and the second lead frame comprising a second enlarged region formed between the gap and the second hole cup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Do Hyoung Kang, Oh Sug Kim
  • Patent number: 8994060
    Abstract: An object of the invention is to provide a method for manufacturing semiconductor devices that are flexible in which elements fabricated using a comparatively low-temperature (less than 500° C.) process are separated from a substrate. After a molybdenum film is formed over a glass substrate, a molybdenum oxide film is formed over the molybdenum film, a nonmetal inorganic film and an organic compound film are stacked over the molybdenum oxide film, and elements fabricated by a comparatively low-temperature (less than 500° C.) process are formed using existing manufacturing equipment for large glass substrates, the elements are separated from the glass substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Jinbo, Toshiyuki Isa, Tatsuya Honda
  • Patent number: 8987765
    Abstract: Light emitting devices and methods of integrating micro LED devices into light emitting device are described. In an embodiment a light emitting device includes a reflective bank structure within a bank layer, and a conductive line atop the bank layer and elevated above the reflective bank structure. A micro LED device is within the reflective bank structure and a passivation layer is over the bank layer and laterally around the micro LED device within the reflective bank structure. A portion of the micro LED device and a conductive line atop the bank layer protrude above a top surface of the passivation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Luxvue Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Andreas Bibl, Charles R. Griggs
  • Patent number: 8981416
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting diode has a carrier substrate. The light-emitting diode also contains an active layer that generates and emits electromagnetic radiation at a carrier front face. The active layer is mounted on the carrier substrate. At least one contacting device is located on a carrier rear face and is arranged simultaneously for electrical contacting and for mechanical attachment of the light-emitting diode. The contacting device includes a contact region. The contact region and/or the contacting device, seen in a side view parallel to the carrier rear face, are elevated in a U-shape or L-shape above the carrier rear face and/or extend in a lateral direction away from the active layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH
    Inventor: Simon Schicktanz
  • Patent number: 8981418
    Abstract: An SMT LED device includes an LED and a circuit board supporting the LED. A pair of first solder pads are formed on the circuit board and spaced from each other. The LED includes two solder slugs extending downwardly from a bottom the LED. A positioning hole is formed at each first solder pad corresponding a position of a corresponding solder slug. A second solder pad is received in the positioning hole. Each solder slug is received in one corresponding positioning hole and electrically connected to corresponding first and second solder pads by a reflow soldering process. The present disclosure also provides a method for manufacturing the SMT LED device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Chih-Chen Lai
  • Patent number: 8981392
    Abstract: There is provided a light emitting device package including: a package substrate; a blue light emitting device and a green light emitting device mounted on the package substrate; a flow prevention part formed on the package substrate and substantially enclosing the blue light emitting device; and a wavelength conversion part including a red wavelength conversion material and formed on a region defined by the flow prevention part to cover the blue light emitting device, so that white light having a high degree of color reproducibility may be emitted thereby.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Ho Young Song
  • Patent number: 8975646
    Abstract: An optoelectronic semiconductor component comprising at least one radiation emitting semiconductor chip disposed in a recess of a housing base body, wherein the recess is bounded laterally by a wall surrounding the semiconductor chip and is at least partially filled with an encapsulant that covers the semiconductor chip and is well transparent to an electromagnetic radiation emitted by the semiconductor chip An inner side of the wall, bounding the recess, is configured such that, as viewed looking down on the front side of the semiconductor component, a subarea of the inner side is formed which extends ring-like all the way around the semiconductor chip and which is in shadow as viewed from the radiation emitting semiconductor chip and which is at least partially covered by encapsulant all the way around the semiconductor chip. A housing base body for such a semiconductor component is also specified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: Osram Opto Semiconductors GmbH
    Inventor: Karlheinz Arndt
  • Patent number: 8975100
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an optical-semiconductor device, including forming a plurality of first and second electrically conductive members that are disposed separately from each other on a support substrate; providing a base member formed from a light blocking resin between the first and second electrically conductive members; mounting an optical-semiconductor element on the first and/or second electrically conductive member; covering the optical-semiconductor element by a sealing member formed from a translucent resin; and obtaining individual optical-semiconductor devices after removing the support substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Masato Fujitomo, Hiroto Tamaki, Shinji Nishijima, Yuichiro Tanda, Tomohide Miki
  • Patent number: 8975659
    Abstract: A chip on board light emitting diode (LED) device includes a LED device, a printed circuit board (PCB) and a dissipation unit array. The LED device includes a LED substrate, a first contact pad and a second contact pad above the LED substrate and a thermal layer formed on top surface of the LED device. The thermal layer includes a thermal conductive material. A printed circuit board (PCB) includes a PCB substrate with a thermal projection extending from surface of the PCB substrate, and a first and a second electrode pads above the PCB substrate. The thermal projection and the PCB substrate include the thermal conductive material. The dissipation unit array includes a plurality of dissipation units each disposed between the LED device and the PCB. The thermal layer is thermally coupled to the thermal projection via at least one dissipation unit. Each of the first and second contact pads is electrically coupled to the corresponding electrode pad via at least one dissipation unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: Cofan USA, Inc.
    Inventor: Pao Chen
  • Patent number: 8969885
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a light emitting device module comprising: a heat transfer member having a cavity; first conductive layer and second conductive layer contacting the heat transfer member via an insulating layer, the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer being electrically isolated from each other in accordance with exposure of the insulating layer or exposure of the heat transfer member; and at least one light emitting diode electrically connected to the first conductive layer and second conductive layer, the at least one light emitting device is thermally contacted to an exposed portion of the heat transfer member, wherein the heat transfer member has an exposed portion disposed within the cavity between the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gun Kyo Lee, Nam Seok Oh, Young Hun Ryu
  • Patent number: 8963191
    Abstract: The light emitting device package includes a body provided with a cavity, a first lead frame mounted on the body, a second lead frame mounted on the body and separated from the first lead frame, and a light emitting device mounted in the cavity and disposed between the first lead frame and the second lead frame, the light emitting device is formed by sequentially stacking a first conductivity-type semiconductor layer, an active layer and a second conductivity-type semiconductor layer, the sequentially stacking direction of the first conductivity-type semiconductor layer, the active layer and the second conductivity-type semiconductor layer is parallel with the bottom surface of the cavity, the first lead frame includes a first connection part electrically connected to the first conductivity-type semiconductor layer, and the second lead frame includes a second connection part electrically connected to the second conductivity-type semiconductor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jiun Kong, Il Seo
  • Patent number: 8952404
    Abstract: A light-emitting device package having improved connection reliability of a bonding wire, heat dissipation properties, and light quality due to post-molding and a method of manufacturing the light-emitting device package. The light-emitting device package includes, for example, a wiring substrate having an opening; a light-emitting device that is disposed on the wiring substrate and covers the opening; a bonding wire electrically connecting a bottom surface of the wiring substrate to a bottom surface of the light-emitting device via the opening; a molding member that surrounds a side surface of the light-emitting device and not a top surface of the light-emitting device, which is an emission surface, is formed on a portion of a top surface of the wiring substrate, and is formed in the opening of the wiring substrate to cover the bonding wire; and a solder resist and a bump formed on the bottom surface of the wiring substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Cheol-jun Yoo, Young-hee Song
  • Patent number: 8952407
    Abstract: A light emitting device package may be provided that includes: a package body which includes a first cavity and a second cavity which are formed to be depressed in at least a portion of the package body; a first light emitting device and a second light emitting device, each of which is disposed in the first cavity and the second cavity respectively; and a first fluorescent substance and a second fluorescent substance, each of which is filled in the first cavity and the second cavity respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Won Jin Son
  • Patent number: 8946756
    Abstract: An optoelectronic semiconductor component (100) is specified, with a support (1) which has a mounting surface (11) and at least one penetration (3), where the penetration (3) extends from the mounting surface (11) to a bottom surface (12) of the support (1) that lies opposite the mounting surface (11); at least one optoelectronic semiconductor chip (2), which is mounted on the mounting surface (11); a radiation-transparent casting body (5), which surrounds the at least one optoelectronic semiconductor chip (2) at least in places, where the casting body (5) is arranged at least in places in the penetration (3) of the support (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH
    Inventor: Michael Zitzlsperger
  • Patent number: 8946743
    Abstract: Disclosed is a light emitting apparatus. The light emitting apparatus includes a package body; first and second electrodes; a light emitting device electrically connected to the first and second electrodes and including a first conductive semiconductor layer, a second conductive semiconductor layer, and an active layer between the first and second conductive semiconductor layers; and a lens supported on the package body and at least a part of the lens including a reflective structure. The package body includes a first cavity, one ends of the first and second electrodes are exposed in the first cavity and other ends of the first and second electrodes are exposed at lateral sides of the package body, and a second cavity is formed at a predetermined portion of the first electrode exposed in the first cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Bong Kul Min
  • Patent number: 8941128
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards passivation techniques and configurations for a flexible display. In one embodiment, a flexible display includes a flexible substrate, an array of display elements configured to emit or modulate light disposed on the flexible substrate, and a passivation layer including molecules of silicon (Si) bonded with oxygen (O) or nitrogen (N), the passivation layer being disposed on the array of display elements to protect the array of display elements from environmental hazards.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Ravi Pillarisetty, Sairam Agraharam, John S. Guzek, Christopher J. Jezewski
  • Patent number: 8940562
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides the ability to produce backplanes for AMLCD and AMOLED. Specifically, each and every component of the backplanes can be printed. Depending on the resolution and screen size of the displays, backplanes can include over a million different components that must be printed that include components of the thin film transistor (TFT) and electrodes to address each of those TFTs. Even a slight misregistry of components during printing can lead to failure of one or more pixels, potentially rendering the entire display unsuitable for use. The present disclosure provides the ability to reproducibly and accurately print each and every component of the backplane for both AMLCD and AMOLED. The ability to completely print backplanes provides numerous advantages, such as reduced costs, improved throughput, more environmental friendliness, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Atom Nanoelectronics, Inc
    Inventor: Huaping Li
  • Patent number: 8937318
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes a case including a first substrate and a sidewall on the first substrate, a light-emitting, element that is mounted on the first substrate in a region surrounded by the sidewall and includes a second substrate and a crystal layer, the light-emitting element being formed rectangular in a plane viewed in a direction perpendicular to the first substrate, and a low-refractive-index layer that is located between the light-emitting element and the sidewall and has a smaller refractive index than the second substrate. A side surface along a longitudinal direction of the second substrate is provided with a tapered portion on a side of the first substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignee: Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Wada, Koichi Goshonoo, Yoshiki Saito
  • Patent number: 8927303
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a light-emitting diode (LED) and a method for manufacturing the same. The LED comprises an LED die, one or more metal pads, and a fluorescent layer. The characteristics of the present invention include that the metals pads are left exposed for the convenience of subsequent wiring and packaging processes. In addition, the LED provided by the present invention is a single light-mixing chip, which can be packaged directly without the need of coating fluorescent powders on the packaging glue. Because the fluorescent layer and the packaging glue are not processed simultaneously and are of different materials, the stress problem in the packaged LED can be reduced effectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Formosa Epitaxy Incorporation
    Inventors: Wei-Kang Cheng, Jia-Lin Li, Shyi-Ming Pan, Kuo-Chi Huang
  • Patent number: 8928014
    Abstract: In accordance with certain embodiments, an electric device includes a flexible substrate having first and second conductive traces on a first surface thereof and separated by a gap therebetween, an electronic component spanning the gap, and a stiffener configured to substantially prevent flexing of the substrate proximate the gap during flexing of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Cooledge Lighting Inc.
    Inventors: Michael A. Tischler, Paul Palfreyman, Philippe M. Schick
  • Patent number: 8916900
    Abstract: An optoelectronic module includes a radiation-emitting semiconductor component, an electrical component and a carrier substrate. The carrier substrate includes a top and a bottom, wherein first electrical connections are arranged on the bottom and second electrical connections are arranged on the top. The electrical component is arranged on the top of the carrier substrate and is electrically conductively connected with the first electrical connections. The radiation-emitting semiconductor component is arranged on the side of the electrical component remote from the carrier substrate. The radiation-emitting semiconductor component furthermore includes conductive structures electrically conductively connected with the second electrical connections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH
    Inventors: Georg Bogner, Stefan Gruber
  • Patent number: 8912558
    Abstract: An LED package includes a substrate, an LED chip arranged on the substrate, and a light transmission layer arranged on a light output path of the LED chip. The substrate includes a first electrode and a second electrode separated and electrically insulated from the first electrode. The LED chip is electrically connected to the first electrode and the second electrode of the substrate. The light transmission layer comprises two parallel transparent plates and a fluorescent layer sandwiched between the two transparent plates. The LED package further includes an encapsulation layer sealing the LED chip therein. The light transmission layer is directly located on a top surface of each LED chip, and the encapsulation layer seals the light transmission layer therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Advanced Optoelectronic Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Pi-Chiang Hu, Shih-Yuan Hsu
  • Patent number: 8901583
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to LED packages and LED displays utilizing thin/low profile LED packages with improved structural integrity, emission characteristics, and customizable attributes. In some embodiments the improved structural integrity is provided by various features in the lead frame that cooperate with the casing for a stronger package. Moreover, in some embodiments the improved emission characteristics are provided by cavity features such as shape and depth, which provide for increased surface bonding area for multiple LED chips and increased viewing angle, respectively. Some embodiments also provide for gradated packages having customizable top portions for applications using smaller packages, with bottom portions comprising dimensions compatible with customary mechanical/electrical supports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Cree Huizhou Opto Limited
    Inventors: Alex Chi Keung Chan, Charles Chak Hau Pang, Ruan Fei Fei
  • Patent number: 8895356
    Abstract: A chemical vapor deposition apparatus includes: a reaction chamber including an inner tube having a predetermined volume of an inner space, and an outer tube tightly sealing the inner tube; a wafer holder disposed within the inner tube and on which a plurality of wafers are stacked at predetermined intervals; and a gas supply unit including at least one gas line supplying an external reaction gas to the reaction chamber, and a plurality of spray nozzles communicating with the gas line to spray the reaction gas to the wafers, whereby semiconductor epitaxial thin films are grown on the surfaces of the wafers, wherein the semiconductor epitaxial thin film grown on the surface of the wafer includes a light emitting structure in which a first-conductivity-type semiconductor layer, an active layer, and a second-conductivity-type semiconductor layer are sequentially formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong Sun Maeng, Young Sun Kim, Hyun Wook Shim, Sung Tae Kim
  • Patent number: 8890193
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a semiconductor light emitting apparatus having first semiconductor layer and second semiconductor layer sandwiching a light emitting layer, first and second electrodes provided on respective major surfaces of the first semiconductor and second semiconductor layers to connect thereto, stacked dielectric films having different refractive indexes provided on portions of the major surfaces not covered by the first and second electrodes, and a protruding portion erected on at least a portion of a rim of at least one of the first and second electrodes. The mounting member includes a connection member connected to at least one of the first and second electrodes. The method includes causing the semiconductor light emitting device and a mounting member to face each other, and causing the connection member to contact and join to the at least one of the first and second electrodes using the protruding portion as a guide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hiroshi Katsuno, Yasuo Ohba, Kei Kaneko, Mitsuhiro Kushibe
  • Patent number: 8890196
    Abstract: A solid-state light source has light emitting diodes embedded in a thermally conductive translucent luminescent element. The thermally conductive translucent luminescent element has optically translucent thermal filler and at least one luminescent element in a matrix material. A leadframe is electrically connected to the light emitting diodes. The leadframe distributes heat from the light emitting diodes to the thermally conductive translucent luminescent element. The thermally conductive translucent luminescent element distributes heat from light emitting diodes and the thermally conductive translucent luminescent element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: Goldeneye, Inc.
    Inventors: Scott M. Zimmerman, William R. Livesay, Richard L. Ross, Eduardo DeAnda
  • Patent number: 8884327
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor light emitting device includes a light emitting chip and a fluorescent material layer. The light emitting chip includes a semiconductor layer, a first electrode, a second electrode, an insulating layer, a first interconnect layer, a second interconnect layer, a first metal pillar, a second metal pillar, and a resin layer. The semiconductor layer includes a light emitting layer, a first major surface, and a second major surface formed on a side opposite to the first major surface. The fluorescent material layer is provided on the first major surface and has a larger planer size than the light emitting chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Sugizaki, Hideki Shibata, Akihiro Kojima, Masayuki Ishikawa, Hideo Tamura, Tetsuro Komatsu
  • Patent number: 8877531
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus is provided that includes a number of first components on a first substrate and a number of second components on a second substrate. A lamination material that includes a conducting material is placed between the first components and the second components. Any one first component can couple to a varied subset of second components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Lihua Zhao, Hao Luo, Carl P. Taussig, James A. Brug, Richard E. Elder, Warren Jackson, Ping Mei
  • Patent number: 8878229
    Abstract: Disclosed is a light emitting device package. The light emitting device package includes a substrate including a recess, a light emitting chip on the substrate and a first conductive layer electrically connected to the light emitting chip. And the first conductive layer includes at least one metal layer electrically connected to the light emitting chip on an outer circumference of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Guen-Ho Kim, Yu Ho Won
  • Patent number: 8872330
    Abstract: A thin-film semiconductor component having a carrier layer and a layer stack which is arranged on the carrier layer, the layer stack containing a semiconductor material and being provided for emitting radiation, wherein a heat dissipating layer provided for cooling the semiconductor component is applied on the carrier layer. A component assembly is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH
    Inventors: Siegfried Herrmann, Berthold Hahn
  • Patent number: 8872296
    Abstract: The present invention provides a chip module structure for particles protection. The structure includes a substrate. A chip is configured on the substrate, with a sensing area. A holder is disposed on the substrate, wherein the holder has a first rib. A transparent material is disposed on the holder, substantially aligning to the sensing area. A lens holder is disposed on the holder, and a lens is configured on the lens holder, substantially aligning to the transparent material and the sensing area. The lens has a second rib, wherein the second rib is disposed corresponding to the first rib for blocking particles entering into the chip module structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Lite-On Technology Corporation
    Inventor: Shin-Dar Jan
  • Patent number: 8866246
    Abstract: The present invention provides a holder on chip module structure including a substrate. A chip is configured on the substrate, with a sensing area. A holder is disposed on the substrate, wherein a portion of the holder is directly contacted to the chip to reduce the tilt between the chip and the holder. A transparent material is disposed on the holder, substantially aligning to the sensing area. A lens holder is disposed on the holder, and a lens is configured on the lens holder, substantially aligning to the transparent material and the sensing area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: LarView Technologies Corporation
    Inventor: Shin-Dar Jan
  • Patent number: 8866169
    Abstract: A light emitter package having increased feature sizes for improved luminous flux and efficacy. An emitter chip is disposed on a submount with a lens that covers the emitter chip. In some cases, the ratio of the width of the light emitter chip to the width of said lens in a given direction is 0.5 or greater. Increased feature sizes allow the package to emit light more efficiently. Some packages include submounts having square dimensions greater than 3.5 mm used in conjunction with larger emitter chips. Materials having higher thermal conductivities are used to fabricate the submounts, providing the package with better thermal management.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: Cree, Inc.
    Inventors: David Emerson, Brian Collins, Michael Bergmann, John Edmond, Eric Tarsa, Peter Andrews, Bernd Keller, Christopher Hussell, Amber Salter
  • Patent number: 8853723
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to a light emitting diode assembly and a thermal control blanket. The light emitting diode assembly and the thermal control blanket have advantageous reflective and thermal properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventors: Christopher Dennis Simone, Thomas Edward Carney
  • Patent number: 8853845
    Abstract: A component including at least one active element hermetically encapsulated in a cavity formed between a support and a cover, in which the support and the cover are made from an electrically conductive material, and are insulated electrically from one another, and include a first electrical connection between the active element and the support, and a second electrical connection, separate from the first connection, between the active element and the cover, and in which: the active element is securely attached to the support through a dielectric layer positioned between the support and the active element, and between the support and the cover; the second electrical connection includes a second portion of electrically conductive material electrically connected to the cover, positioned on the dielectric layer and electrically in contact with an electrically conductive sealing bead providing hermetic secure attachment of the cover to the support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignees: Commissariat a l'energie atomique et aux energies alternatives, Sorin CRM S.A.S.
    Inventors: Jean-Charles Souriau, Guy-Michel Parat, Renzo Dal Molin