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Electric lamp and discharge devices: systemsBelow are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 03/06/2014 > 49 patent applications in 28 patent subcategories.
20140062296 - Plasma processing apparatus, plasma generating apparatus, antenna structure and plasma generating method: A plasma processing apparatus includes: a mounting table, disposed in a processing chamber, configured to mount thereon the substrate; an inductively coupled antenna disposed outside the processing chamber to be opposite to the mounting table, the inductively coupled antenna being connected to a high frequency power supply; and a window... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited
20140062297 - Wireless lighting control system: A lighting device includes a AC/DC or DC/DC power converter, a controller/processor electrically connected to the AC/DC or DC/DC power converter, a light emitting diode (LED) current control circuit communicably coupled to the controller/processor and electrically connected to the AC/DC or DC/DC power converter, and one or more LEDs electrically... Agent: Ilumi Solutions, Inc.
20140062299 - Electromagnetic waveguide and plasma source: A method comprises: aligning a plasma torch within an iris cavity of an iris along a first axis between first and second iris slots having heights less than 70% of the diameter of the torch; and generating an electromagnetic field having field lines along a second axis. The field comprises... Agent:
20140062298 - Multiple pulse width modulation waveforms for plasma lamp: This disclosure is directed to devices and methods for generating light with electrode-less plasma lamps. More particularly, the present invention provides plasma lamps driven by a radio-frequency source without the use of electrodes inside the bulb, and a pulse-width modulation device that provides RF power regulation, and related methods. The... Agent: Topanga Technologies, Inc.
20140062300 - Plasma microwave resonant cavity: A plasma microwave resonant cavity used for a plasma chemical vapor deposition (PCVD) apparatus comprises a resonant cavity housing and a waveguide device connected with the cavity housing. Two ends of the cavity housing are provided with coaxial through-holes along the axial direction of the cavity. A glass inner liner... Agent: Yangze Optical Fibre And Cable Company, Ltd.
20140062301 - Organic light emitting device and power supply device thereof: An organic light emitting device including a first substrate, at least an organic light emitting unit, a plurality of first electrode contacts and a plurality of second electrode contacts. The organic light emitting unit is disposed on the first substrate. The first electrode contacts are disposed on the first substrate... Agent: Ultimate Image Corporation
20140062302 - Failure mitigation in arrays of light-emitting devices: In accordance with certain embodiments, an illumination system comprising a plurality of power strings features elements facilitating compensation for failure of one or more light-emitting elements connected along each power string.... Agent:
20140062304 - Method for stabilizing plasma ignition: A method for stabilizing plasma ignition in a continuous process conducted on a substrate, includes: applying a spike of RF power between an upper electrode and a lower electrode on which the substrate is placed, wherein the spike starts from zero power, jumps to a spike power, and then drops... Agent: AsmIPHolding B.v.
20140062305 - Secondary plasma detection systems and methods: A system includes a control module, a detection module, and a reaction module. The control module is configured to receive a sensor signal indicating a power characteristic of an output power provided from a power generator to a load. The load is separate from the control module and the power... Agent: Mks Instruments, Inc.
20140062306 - System and method of determining effective glow discharge lamp current: The embodiments of the invention include a method for controlling plasma conditions of a glow discharge system using the integrated electron (or ion) pulse area extracted from the total lamp current. The method of using an integrated electron/ion pulse area for controlling plasma conditions allows for controlled analysis of conductive,... Agent: Leco Corporation
20140062303 - Systems and methods for calibrating a switched mode ion energy distribution system: Systems, methods and apparatus for regulating ion energies and ion energy distributions along with calibrating a bias source and a plasma processing chamber are disclosed. An exemplary method includes applying a periodic voltage function to a load emulator, which emulates electrical characteristics of a plasma load and associated electronics such... Agent: Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
20140062307 - Lumen depreciation management: A monitoring system is configured to manage lumen depreciation in a lighting fixture and includes an optic housing, a light source with a light-emitting diode (LED), a processor, and a memory device. The memory device stores instructions that cause the monitoring system to measure elapsed time during which the LED... Agent: Juno Manufacturing, LLC
20140062308 - Luminaire and lighting method: According to one embodiment, a luminaire includes a light-emitting module. The light-emitting module includes a light-emitting element and a capacitive element. The capacitive element is connected to the light-emitting element in parallel. The capacitive element has a withstand voltage higher than a breakdown voltage of the light-emitting element.... Agent:
20140062309 - Lighting control device and method: Embodiments relate to controlling a lighting control according to at least one of received signal strength indication (RSSI) and a preset lighting mode. Brightness or/and color temperature of the lighting device may be automatically controlled to two or more levels according to the RSSI and a user's taste. A switch... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20140062310 - Method and apparatus for controlling light levels to save energy: An occupancy sensor with integral light level sensors is configured to turn off or disable peripheral circuits and go into a periodic deep sleep mode to reduce phantom loading. Peripheral circuits include occupancy sensor circuits and relay drive circuits, but may include other circuits such as communication circuits. The sensor... Agent: The Watt Stopper, Inc.
20140062311 - Lighting systems and devices including multiple light-emitting diode units and associated methods: Lighting systems including lighting fixtures having multiple light-emitting diode units and associated devices, systems, and methods are disclosed herein. A lighting system configured in accordance with a particular embodiment includes a plurality of lighting fixtures individually including first and second light-emitting diode units. The system further includes a power source,... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.
20140062313 - Lighting device and lighting fixture using the same: The lighting device includes a light source unit including a plurality of light emission elements having different color temperatures; and a lighting control unit configured to control the light source unit. The lighting control unit is configured to perform: a first lighting process of supplying a first supply current to... Agent:
20140062312 - Luminaire with atmospheric electrical activity detection and visual alert capabilities: An illumination system can provide at least a first state and a second state of a luminaire equipped with at least one lighting subsystem. In the first state, the luminous intensity of the lighting subsystem is controlled based on the occurrence of a detected solar event or the occurrence of... Agent: Express Imaging Systems, LLC
20140062314 - Current sharing circuit for led lighting: Techniques and corresponding circuitry are disclosed for providing active current sharing in lighting applications. The techniques can be used, for instance, to minimize or otherwise reduce current differences between parallel LED strings of a given lighting apparatus while further minimizing or otherwise reducing power dissipation. In some embodiments, an active... Agent: Osram Sylvania Inc.
20140062317 - Led driving device and method for driving an led by using same: The present invention relates to an LED driving device and a method for driving an LED by using the same. According to one aspect of the present invention, an LED driving device includes: a light source unit including first to nth LED groups sequentially connected in series; and a driving... Agent:
20140062315 - Wiring boards for array-based electronic devices: In accordance with certain embodiments, lighting systems include one or more lightsheets each including a plurality of strings of light-emitting elements, control elements, and power conductors for supplying power to the light-emitting elements and control elements.... Agent:
20140062316 - Wiring boards for array-based electronic devices: In accordance with certain embodiments, lighting systems include one or more lightsheets each including a plurality of strings of light-emitting elements, control elements, and power conductors for supplying power to the light-emitting elements and control elements.... Agent:
20140062319 - Light-emitting diode driving apparatus: A light emitting diode driving apparatus suitable for driving a light emitting diode string is provided. The light emitting diode driving apparatus includes a buck power conversion circuit and a control chip. The buck power conversion circuit is coupled to the light emitting diode string and has a power switch... Agent:
20140062320 - Lighting control circuit, lamp, and lighting control method using the lighting control circuit: A lighting control circuit includes a rectifier connected to an electric ballast to which a commercial AC power is supplied, and configured to convert an AC to a DC, a series light emitter a plurality of solid-state light-emitting elements is connected in series, a smoothing capacitor provided in parallel with... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20140062318 - Wiring boards for array-based electronic devices: In accordance with certain embodiments, lighting systems include one or more lightsheets each including a plurality of strings of light-emitting elements, control elements, and power conductors for supplying power to the light-emitting elements and control elements.... Agent:
20140062321 - Self-identifying solid-state transducer modules and associated systems and methods: Self-identifying solid-state transducer (SST) modules and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. In several embodiments, for example, an SST system can include a driver and at least one SST module electrically coupled to the driver. Each SST module can include an SST and a sense resistor. The sense resistors... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.
20140062322 - Controlled-silicon adapting led driving circuit, method and switch mode power supply: Disclosed are light-emitting diode (LED) driver circuits, methods, and a switch mode power supply. In one embodiment, an LED driver can include: (i) a silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) and a rectifier bridge configured to receive an AC voltage, and to generate a phase-loss half sine wave voltage signal; (ii) a threshold... Agent:
20140062323 - Linear light-emitting diode driving circuit with voltage-lowering serial capacitor: A linear light-emitting diode (LED) driving circuit with voltage-lowering serial capacitor has a rectification unit, an LED unit, a constant current controller, a series and parallel voltage divider and a controller. The controller is built in with a safe voltage threshold, controls the series and parallel voltage divider to be... Agent: Luxul Technology Incorporation
20140062325 - Scr dimming circuit and method: The present invention relates to a silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) dimming circuit and method for regulating the luminance of a light-emitting diode (LED) load. In one embodiment, an SCR dimming circuit can include: an SCR rectifying circuit having an SCR element that receives an AC power supply, and generates a lack-phase... Agent: Silergy Semiconductor Technology (hagzhou) Ltd
20140062324 - Signal detection circuit, igniter, and vehicle using the same: There are provided a signal detection circuit and an igniter capable of enhancing a capability of withstanding breakdown by noise. The signal detection circuit includes an input terminal Sin configured to receive a control signal from an ECU and a bidirectional floating diode provided between the input terminal and a... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.
20140062326 - Apparatus and method for driving light source in backlight unit: An apparatus for driving a light source of a backlight unit includes: light sources; and a light source driver operating in an idle mode according to an input dimming signal and reducing a dimming value of an output dimming signal for adjusting brightness of the light sources by stages by... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.
20140062329 - Display backlight modulation: An apparatus may include a backlight for illuminating a liquid crystal display and a control module for controlling the illumination of the backlight. The control module may alternate between turning the backlight on and off at a first frequency and turning the backlight on and off at a second frequency.... Agent:
20140062328 - Display device and method of controlling light source: The display device includes a light source, and a control section adapted to generate a composite pulse width modulation signal using PWM1 having a first Duty ratio and PWM2 having a frequency higher than the frequency of PWM1, and control a light emitting state of the light source using the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20140062327 - Method and system for shutting down a lighting device: A system and method for operating one or more light emitting devices is disclosed. In one example, the switching of a regulator is ceased in response to a request to stop supplying power to one or more light emitting devices. The approach may reduce power consumption of a lighting system... Agent: Phoseon Technology, Inc.
20140062330 - Kickstart for dimmers driving slow starting or no starting lamps: A method for providing a kickstart pulse to a dimmer circuit for a light source that is slow starting. The method includes receiving an initial power signal for a light source electrically coupled to a dimmer circuit, and generating, using the initial power signal, a pulse signal. The method also... Agent:
20140062331 - Organic light emitting display and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display comprises: a driving TFT comprising a gate connected to a node B, a drain connected to an input terminal of high-potential cell driving voltage, and a source connected to the organic light emitting diode through a node C; a first switching TFT for switching the... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.
20140062332 - Power supply device for led and light emitting device having the same: Disclosed is a power supply device including a wired controller receiving AC power to generate a driving voltage, and outputting a lighting driving signal, a wireless controller wirelessly receiving a lighting control signal and outputting the lighting control signal to the wired controller, and a standby power supply unit receiving... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20140062333 - Led drive circuit: In aspects of the invention, a flyback converter configuration LED drive circuit, by adopting a configuration such that anode voltages of LEDs smoothed by a smoothing capacitor on the secondary side of a transformer and a terminal of a drive IC circuit are used as a node common. Current can... Agent: Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
20140062334 - Illumination control system: An illumination control system includes a controller configured to set a lighting condition including a color temperature and a dimming level of a light outputted from an illumination apparatus. The controller includes: a wireless communication unit for outputting a control signal including the lighting condition, a touch panel provided on... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140062335 - Electrical power control of a field emission lighting system: The present invention relates to a field emission lighting arrangement, comprising an anode structure at least partly covered by a phosphor layer, an evacuated envelope inside of which an anode structure is arranged, and a field emission cathode, wherein the field emission lighting arrangement is configured to receive a drive... Agent: Lightlab Sweden Ab
20140062336 - Light emitting device with ceramic conversion material: The invention relates to a light delivery device comprising a conversion element and one or several LEDs, which emit light into the conversion element. The light is then converted and emitted with a high radiant flux.... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140062337 - Decoration lamp for producing matched sound and illumination effects: A decoration lamp with a speaker for correspondingly illuminating and speaking has a decoration body, multiple fixtures, multiple illumination units, a translucent cover, a speaker and a control device. The fixtures are mounted on the decoration body. The illumination units are mounted in the fixtures. The translucent cover is mounted... Agent:
20140062338 - Lighting control device: A lighting control device can include a control module and a processing module. The control module can provide a driving signal. The driving signal can modify a control voltage on a control interface. The control voltage can control a controllable ballast or driver. The processing module can determine a duty... Agent: AblIPHolding LLC
20140062339 - Lighting device: A technology is provided for communicating with a microprocessor that is powering a plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs). Information bits may be received at a microprocessor circuit coupled to the plurality of LEDs. The microprocessor may be capable of receiving voltage from a voltage source. A code sequence may... Agent: Ilight, LLC
20140062341 - Apparatus and method for schedule based operation of a luminaire: An illumination system verifies controls the operation of a luminaire without the use of any photometric data. The illumination system uses data indicative of a current time, date or latitude to determine one or more aspects of a solar event. Such aspects can include a scheduled, predicted or expected time... Agent: Express Imaging Systems, LLC
20140062340 - Electrical switch device with automatic control: The electrical switch device can operate a lighting device when a user is not present. The electrical switch device can include a housing having a number of walls forming a cavity. The electrical switch device can also include a controller positioned within the cavity and used to operate a lighting... Agent:
20140062342 - Bed exit night light: The invention is a Bed Exit Night Light System designed to illuminate a hospital room if a patient leaves his bed, but is not activated by the presence of hospital staff or casual movement of equipment.... Agent:
20140062343 - Cyclotron: A cyclotron that accelerates an ion using a magnetic field includes a hollow yoke and an ion source that is provided in the yoke and generates an ion. The ion source includes a conductive cylindrical body and a filament disposed in the cylindrical body. A current is supplied from a... Agent: Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20140062344 - Interrupted particle source: A synchrocyclotron includes magnetic structures to provide a magnetic field to a cavity, a particle source to provide a plasma column to the cavity, where the particle source has a housing to hold the plasma column, and where the housing is interrupted at an acceleration region to expose the plasma... Agent: Mevion Medical Systems, Inc.02/27/2014 > 30 patent applications in 23 patent subcategories.
20140055029 - Tubelamp retrofit pin safety implementation using existing ballast and fixture: An electric lamp (1) has two pairs of external connection pins (5) adapted for connecting the lamp to a voltage source for powering an internal lighting module (3). Each pair of pins is disconnected from the lighting module by an open switch (6) unless a non-zero electric voltage is applied... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140055030 - Control network for led-based lighting system in a transit vehicle: A transit vehicle lighting system has a plurality of LED-based lighting fixtures for providing interior illumination. A control network comprises a plurality of slave nodes for controlling the LED-based lighting fixtures, and a master node for controlling the slave nodes. The master node may be connected to the slave nodes... Agent: I/o Controls Corporation
20140055031 - Leakage current detection circuit, semiconductor apparatus, led illumination apparatus, and vehicle: A leakage current detection circuit detects a switch current flowing in a switch which is targeted for leakage monitoring, and generates a detection signal to prohibit operation of a control target circuit which is targeted for control when the switch current does not reach a predetermined threshold value.... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.
20140055032 - Multi-segment led components and led lighting apparatus including the same: An integrated circuit component can include an integrated circuit package and a plurality of terminals provided on the exterior of the integrated circuit package. The terminals are configured to provide electrical connectivity to an interior of the integrated circuit package and a plurality of light emitting diode (LED) segments that... Agent: Cree, Inc.
20140055033 - Programmed start circuit for ballast: A programmed start ballast circuit is presented having a mode control circuit to selectively switch an inverter output load to control operation for cathode preheating, step dimming and/or anti-arcing operation.... Agent:
20140055034 - Phase and frequency control of a radio frequency generator from an external source: Controlling a phase and/or a frequency of a RF generator. The RF generator includes a power source, a sensor, and a sensor signal processing unit. The sensor signal processing unit is coupled to the power source and to the sensor. The sensor signal processing unit controls the phase and/or the... Agent: Mks Instruments, Inc.
20140055035 - Device and method for quick closing of an electric circuit and a use of the device: A device for quick closing of an electric circuit having a main spark gap with main electrodes and a triggering device. The triggering device has an auxiliary spark gap with auxiliary electrodes for igniting an arc in the main spark gap. The auxiliary electrodes are shielded from the main spark... Agent:
20140055036 - Web browser configurable and programmable light bulb: A self cooling light effects device for use in a standard light bulb socket having a socket adaptor, surface embedded LEDs as means to generate light effects, means to control light effects, and means for cooling. Fiber optic cables provide further light effects. Means to control 5 light effects may... Agent: A66, Inc.
20140055038 - Device and method for generating light of a predetermined spectrum with at least four differently colored light sources: A lighting device and method with a lighting unit which includes several light sources having different color spectra, with a sensor for determining the spectral power distribution emitted by the lighting unit, with a control unit which, as a function of a predetermined spectral power distribution as well as of... Agent: Eads Deutschland Gmbh
20140055039 - Light color and intensity adjustable led: An integrated photonic device includes a number of LEDs and a feedback mechanism that measures individual LED light outputs using a photo sensor via a light transmitter disposed in the vicinity of individual LEDs. A controller or driver adjusts a current driven to each LED using the detected values according... Agent: Tsmc Solid State Lighting Ltd.
20140055037 - Light source apparatus, method for controlling light source apparatus, and display apparatus: A light source apparatus according to the present invention, includes: a light source substrate on which one or more emission units are located; an optical sheet configured to reflect light from the emission unit; and a detection unit configured to detect reflected light reflected by the optical sheet, wherein the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140055040 - Lighting control system: A lighting control system according to the embodiment includes a plurality of lighting fixtures, a lighting control unit, and an access point. The plurality of lighting fixtures are arranged in a lighting area. The lighting control unit is configured so as to control the lighting fixture. The access point transmits... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation
20140055041 - Chaotic approach to control of lighting: At least one controllable source of visible light is configured to illuminate a space to be utilized by one or more occupants. A controller causes the source(s) to emit light in a manner that varies at least one characteristic of visible light emitted into the space over a period of... Agent: AblIPHolding LLC
20140055042 - Controlling apparatus and method, recording medium, program and inputting and outputting apparatus: Disclosed herein is a controlling apparatus for controlling an inputting and outputting apparatus of the active matrix driving type including pixels each having an electroluminescence element whose operation can be changed over between light emitting operation and light receiving operation in response to a voltage applied thereto, including: a removing... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140055043 - Integration of led lighting with building controls: An LED-based light can be installed in a conventional light fixture. The LED-based light can include a sensor operable to output a first signal indicative of whether an area of one or more of the rooms is in an occupied state or a non-occupied state, and the LED-based light can... Agent: Ilumisys, Inc.
20140055044 - Led current control system for led drive system with multiple dimming inputs: A LED current control system for use with an LED drive system which includes LED strings connected in series with respective current sink circuits, each of which causes a current to be conducted by the LED string to which it is connected. The drive system includes 3 or more ‘dimming’... Agent: Analog Devices, Inc.
20140055047 - Color correcting device driver: A color correcting device driver is configured to vary the equivalent current into light emitting elements (e.g., LEDs) with the frequency of the AC input current (e.g., 120 Hz). In implementations that include a fly-back controller with a power factor correction (PFC) controller on the primary side, the color correcting... Agent: Atmel Corporation
20140055045 - Dc-dc converter using hysteretic control and associated methods: A control circuit used to control a DC-DC converter includes a duty cycle control unit to control a duty cycle of the DC-DC converter and a hysteretic control unit to maintain a voltage at an output of the DC-DC converter within a narrow range during certain operational time periods. The... Agent: Allegro Microsystems, Inc.
20140055046 - Time division modulation with average current regulation for independent control of arrays of light emitting diodes: Current is provided to a segment of light emitting diodes in a plurality of segments of light emitting diodes. Embodiments generate a current and sequentially and separately switch the current to each segment of light emitting diodes in the plurality of segments of light emitting diodes for a corresponding period... Agent: Point Somee Limited Liability Company
20140055049 - Illuminating device: An illuminating device includes at least one light-emitting source. The light-emitting source includes a substrate; at least one light-emitting chip disposed on the substrate; and at least one constant-current component electrically coupled to the light-emitting chip. The light-emitting chip includes multiple light-emitting units that are electrically coupled in series, in... Agent: Phostek, Inc.
20140055048 - Semiconductor light-emitting device: A semiconductor light-emitting device includes at least one light-emitting chip. The light-emitting chip includes plural light-emitting units, which are electrically coupled to each other in series, in parallel or in series-parallel combination; a first-type electrode electrically coupled to an external power source, the first-type electrode being disposed on one of... Agent: Phostek, Inc.
20140055050 - Apparatus for driving a plurality of segments of led-based lighting units: An LED-based lighting apparatus includes a plurality of LED-based lighting segments connected in series with a current control device. Each lighting segment has at least one LED-based lighting unit connected in series. A plurality of switch controllers controlled by a switching voltage comparator unit is connected with the plurality of... Agent:
20140055051 - Led driver having priority queue to track dominant led channel: An electronic circuit for driving a plurality of light emitting diode (LED) channels coupled to a common voltage node includes a priority queue for tracking a dominant LED channel. A queue manager may be provided to keep the priority queue updated during LED drive operations based on operating conditions associated... Agent: Allegro Microsystems, Inc.
20140055052 - Solid state lightening driver with mixed control of power switch: In order to control of dimming of solid state lighting devices (SSL) a driver circuit drives the SSL subject to an input voltage using a phase-cut dimmer. The driver circuit comprises a transistor operable in two modes, either alternating between on/off states or continuously controlling a current through the transistor.... Agent: Dialog Semiconductor Gmbh
20140055053 - Led control circuit with auto on/off function: An LED control circuit with auto ON/OFF function has a power module, a control module, a timer module, a driver module and an LED module with a first LED unit and a second LED unit. The control module generates a time control signal and an LED control signal to respectively... Agent:
20140055054 - Light devices having controllable light emitting elements: In some embodiments, a light device for generating light includes light emitting diodes (LEDs), and power supply circuitry including at least one switching regulator including switching elements to provide power to the LEDs. The light device includes a device support structure including a device connector and an LED support to... Agent:
20140055055 - Power conversion with controlled capacitance charging including attach state control: An electronic system includes a controller that actively controls a rate of charging and discharging of an energy storage capacitor to maintain compatibility with a dimmer. The controller actively controls charging of a capacitor circuit in a switching power converter to a first voltage level across the capacitor circuit. The... Agent:
20140055056 - Technology to desensitize led lamps against power ripples: An LED lamp having an operating voltage range within which if the supply voltage is provided within the operating voltage range, the LED lamp produces light in a designed light range, and which has reduced sensitization to ripples. The LED lamp includes a network of passive elements that are structured... Agent:
20140055057 - Current regulation apparatus: A current regulation apparatus is provided. The current regulation apparatus includes a trans unit, a first switching unit, a voltage detection unit, a voltage comparison unit, and a control unit. The trans unit includes an auxiliary winding unit. The first switching unit controls an operation of the trans unit. The... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20140055058 - Method and system for stable dynamics and constant beam delivery for acceleration of charged particle beams in a non-scaling fixed field alternating gradient magnetic field accelerator: An accelerator system includes a plurality of cells. Each cell includes a focus magnet and a defocus magnet each configured to create a magnetic field so as to confine and accelerate a particle beam, the focus magnet being configured to focus the particle beam in a horizontal direction and defocus... Agent: Particle Accelerator Corporation02/20/2014 > 36 patent applications in 28 patent subcategories.
20140049158 - On board diagnosis of rf spectra in accelerators: A RF accelerator system includes an accelerator, a RF source coupled to the accelerator for providing RF power to the accelerator, a control for adjusting a frequency of the RF power provided by the RF source through a frequency range, and a sensor for sensing a response resulted from an... Agent:
20140049159 - Multiple strike ballast with lamp protection for electrodeless lamp: A multi-strike ballast to ignite an electrodeless lamp is disclosed, and includes an inverter circuit, a protection circuit, and a controller. The inverter circuit, upon activation, sends an ignition pulse to the lamp. The inverter circuit shuts down upon receiving a deactivation signal, and activates upon receiving an activation signal,... Agent: Osram Sylvania Inc.
20140049160 - Actuation device for a lighting device of a motor vehicle and motor vehicle: An actuation device (4) for a lighting device (3) of a motor vehicle (1), which includes at least one LED associated with a turn signal and at least one LED associated with another type of light, in particular a daytime running light and/or a position light, and a common optical... Agent: Audi Ag
20140049161 - Instant start ballast system: A program-start ballast (100) that is connectable to a lamp (150) with a filament (151) is disclosed. The ballast includes a heating unit (170) arranged to heat the filament (151), a receiver (180) arranged to receive a signal to turn the lamp (150) on or off, and a control circuit... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140049162 - Defect reduction in plasma processing: Methods and apparatus to reduce particle-induced defects on a substrate are provided. In certain embodiments, the methods involve decreasing plasma spread prior to extinguishing the plasma. The plasma is maintained at the decreased plasma spread while particles are evacuated from the processing chamber. In certain embodiments, the methods involve decreasing... Agent:
20140049163 - Electronic device capable of changing color of casing and method thereof: An electronic device capable of changing color of casing includes a casing, at least parts of the casing being made of transparent light-guiding material; a light emitting module for emitting light with N colors; a thermal sensor for sensing an environmental temperature; a storage unit for storing a look-up table,... Agent:
20140049164 - Intelligent light bulb base: A light bulb base includes a power source interface configured to couple the light bulb base to a light bulb socket. It also includes a bulb-coupling interface configured to removably couple the light bulb base to a bulb assembly. A user interface mechanism is also included in the light bulb... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company
20140049166 - Lighting control system: Disclosed is a lighting control system including an object lighting control device and at least one reference lighting control device. The object lighting control device generates an object brightness control signal to control an object brightness of an object lighting device provided in an object district using a sensed result... Agent:
20140049165 - Semiconductor light emitting device and lighting apparatus: A semiconductor light emitting device includes a substrate, a first semiconductor light emitting element and a second semiconductor light emitting element. A first semiconductor light emitting element is provided on the substrate and includes a first layer having a first conductivity type, a first light emitting layer, and a second... Agent:
20140049167 - Integrated lighting system and method: System and method include luminaires, control switches, occupancy detectors, and photocells connected to central control module for setting up, testing, commissioning and maintaining the system. Memory card interface and associated memory card provided for loading, saving and/or transferring configuration, update firmware, and log system operation data, which can be automatically... Agent: Hubbell Incorporated
20140049168 - Conformal power adapter for lighted artificial tree: A dual-output power adapter for a lighted artificial tree having a plurality of tree portions with light strings having lighting elements. The dual-output power adapter includes a power cord including a first power conductor and a second power conductor, the power cord configured to transmit an input electrical power; a... Agent:
20140049169 - Active matrix organic light emitting diode circuit and operating method of the same: An active matrix organic light emitting diode (AMOLED) circuit and an operating method thereof are disclosed herein. The AMOLED circuit includes an organic light emitting diode, a switching circuit, a compensating circuit, a driving circuit, and a reset circuit. The compensating circuit is connected to the switching circuit and includes... Agent:
20140049170 - Method and apparatus for led lighting: A LED lighting method and a LED lighting device has been disclosed, a method for improving the luminous efficiency of LED, an integrating method of a LED lighting circuit and a LED lighting integrated chip are provided, which use the negative power characteristics of the constant current diode CRD to... Agent: Guizhou Guangpusen Photoelectric Co., Ltd
20140049171 - Led driver having compensation capacitor set: Configurations for an LED driver are disclosed. The proposed LED driver receives an input voltage, drives an LED and includes a compensation capacitor set including a first and a second capacitors connected to each other in series, wherein the first capacitor is electrically connected to the LED, the second capacitor... Agent: National Cheng Kung University
20140049172 - Led dimming module: The present invention proposes an LED dimming module (10) comprising two LED strings (1,2), the first LED string (1) comprising at least one color converted blue or UV LED (1a) and the second LED string (2) comprising at least one amber light emitting LED (2a), the LED module further comprising... Agent: Tridonic Jennersdorf Gmbh
20140049174 - Driving device and method for driving a load, in particular an led assembly: Driver device and a corresponding driving method for driving a load, in particular an LED assembly comprising one or more LEDs. To provide a better performance, better cost-efficiency, improved power factor and reduced losses, a driver device (1,1′, 2, 2′) is provided comprising a rectifier unit (10) for rectifying a... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140049173 - Led controller circuit: An LED controller circuit for use in an LED drive circuit in which a coil current control scheme is used to deliver power to an LED arrangement from a phase cut dimmer. The controller circuit includes means for determining, based on an analysis/signal processing of the on-time of the transistor,... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20140049175 - Power supply circuit for a pfc converter: A PFC converter (100) is disclosed that includes a voltage rectifier circuit (126, 127, 153) and a voltage regulator circuit (81, 90, 33, 54). The PFC converter (100) also includes an inductor (140) having a plurality of auxiliary windings (141, 142) coupled to the voltage rectifier circuit (126, 27, 153)... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140049176 - Power device: An energy efficient apparatus includes a switching device, a frequency dependent reactive device, and a control element is provided. The switching device is coupled to a source of electrical power and includes a pair of transistors and is adapted to receive a control signal and to produce an alternating current... Agent:
20140049177 - Method and apparatus to control light intensity as voltage fluctuates: A method and apparatus for generating a pulse width modulated voltage that has a duty cycle that is inversely proportional to a sensed battery voltage and using the generated pulse width modulated voltage to control a light emitting diode to maintain the intensity of light emitted as the battery voltage... Agent: Trw Automotive U.s. LLC
20140049179 - Light emitting device control circuit device and control method of the control circuit device: The light emitting device control circuit device 100 in accordance with the disclosure includes a power source V1, a transistor TR1, a light emitting unit EU1, switches S1 to S17, constant current sources CC1 to CC17, and a controller 110. A switching voltage Vs1 is supplied from the controller 110... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.
20140049178 - Lighting lamp: The present invention discloses a lighting lamp (10), is used for emitting a plurality of lights with different color temperatures, and color rendering indexes of all the lights are larger than 90. The lighting lamp (10) includes a combination (100) of light sources and a driving module (200). The combination... Agent: National Taiwan University Of Science And Technology
20140049180 - Organic light emitting diode display and method of driving the same: An OLED display device is provided. The OLED display device may include a first capacitor connected between a data line and a first node, a first transistor connected to the first node and a second node, an OLED connected between a low-level source voltage terminal and a third node, a... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.
20140049181 - Power factor correction: A power factor correction circuit includes an inductor L1, a diode D1, a switch Q3 and a controller 24. An input voltage Vin is applied to the inductor L1 which is cyclically discharged through the diode D1 by the operation of the switch Q3. The method of operation includes: operating... Agent: Tridonic Gmbh & Co Kg
20140049182 - Display device, electronic device, driving circuit, and driving method thereof: A display device includes a pixel circuit that supplies current to a light emitting diode (LED) and a driver circuit. The pixel circuit includes a constant current circuit including a first transistor and a capacitor connected to a gate terminal of the first transistor, and a switch circuit including a... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
20140049183 - Recovering energy from an irda/remote control transmitter circuit: A portable electronic device with an IrDA transmitter LED is used to transmit both IrDA signals and remote control infrared signals. The device transmits remote control infrared signals with reduced power consumption. During a relatively longer remote control signal pulse, an inductor saturates and stores energy when a drive current... Agent: Ixys Ch Gmbh
20140049184 - Field emission display: A field emission display is also provided. The field emission display includes a plurality of pixel units. Each of the plurality of pixel units includes a first electrode located on the insulating substrate; a plurality of first electron emitters located on and electrically connected to the first electrode; a first... Agent: Tsinghua University
20140049185 - Led lamp with duty cycle dimming: A dimmable LED lamp assembly includes a power supply configured to receive an input power signal and produce a DC lamp current, a LED lamp coupled to the DC lamp current and configured to produce an amount of light corresponding to an amount of the DC lamp current, and a... Agent:
20140049186 - Load system having a control element powered by a control signal: A driver is connectable to an external power supply and configured to output variable electrical power for one or more loads, such as LEDs. A module including a microcontroller is operable to output a control signal that automatically varies the electrical power outputted by the driver. The microcontroller is further... Agent: Ruud Lighting, Inc.
20140049187 - System for manufacturing power supply unit and method for manufacturing supply unit, and flicker measurement apparatus: A method of manufacturing a power supply unit (PSU) is provided. The method includes providing at least one PSU supplying a dimming signal to at least one light source, performing a first test for electrical characteristics of the at least one PSU, detecting light emitted from the at least one... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140049188 - Illuminating device: To a constant-current power supply whose output current can be variably set, light emitting modules can be connected in parallel. A control unit recognizes connection information outputted from an information output unit provided in each of the light emitting modules and varies the output current of the constant-current power supply.... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation
20140049189 - Led lighting device with incandescent lamp color temperature behavior: In a lighting device, sets of LEDs are employed using the natural characteristics of the LEDs to resemble incandescent lamp behavior when dimmed, thereby Obviating the need for sophisticated controls. A first set of at least one LED produces light with a first color temperature, and a second set of... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140049190 - Laser interlock system for medical and other applications: A laser interlock system and allows laser radiation to be generated when an inspector and a subject correctly wear safety glasses and during use of a photo-acoustic imaging apparatus, thereby protecting the eyes of the inspector and the subject and preventing unnecessary power consumption. The laser interlock system includes a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140049191 - Tunable led lamp for producing biologically-adjusted light: A tunable LED lamp for producing biologically-adjusted light having a housing, a power circuit, a driver circuit disposed within the housing and electrically coupled with the power circuit, and a plurality of LED dies electrically coupled to and driven by the driver circuit. The driver circuit may drive the plurality... Agent: Biological Illumination, LLC
20140049192 - Tunable led lamp for producing biologically-adjusted light: A tunable LED lamp for producing biologically-adjusted light having a housing, a power circuit, a driver circuit disposed within the housing and electrically coupled with the power circuit, and a plurality of LED dies electrically coupled to and driven by the driver circuit. The driver circuit may drive the plurality... Agent: Biological Illumination, LLC
20140049193 - Accelerator having acceleration channels formed between covalently bonded chips: An accelerator assembly includes a first chip and a second chip. An acceleration channel is formed into a surface of a first side of the first chip. The first side of the first chip is covalently bonded to a first side of the second chip such that the channel is... Agent: Transmute, Inc.02/13/2014 > 33 patent applications in 24 patent subcategories.
20140042902 - Plasma generator: A plasma generator generates a plasma by ionizing a gas with a high-frequency discharge in a plasma generating chamber so that electrons from the plasma are emitted outside the plasma generator through an electron emitting hole. The plasma generator includes an antenna that is provided in the plasma generating chamber... Agent: Nissin Ion Equipment Co., Ltd
20140042903 - Resistive bypass for series lighting circuit: A resistor bypass circuit for a series lighting circuit includes a plurality of serially connected light sources and a bypass resistor being connected in parallel with at least one of the respective light sources, each respective light source being low wattage and being capable operating on a one hundred percent... Agent:
20140042904 - Combined control device and method for lamp of vehicle: A combined control apparatus includes a switch, an IPS device, a switch monitoring line, a lamp on/off monitoring line, and a switching device. The switch turns on or off a lamp. The IPS device associated with the lamp is connected to an output of the switch. The switch monitoring line... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20140042905 - Combined control device and method for lamp of vehicle: Provided are a light source driving apparatus, a light source device including the same, and a light source driving method. The light source driving apparatus includes: a first external input terminal and a second external input terminal; a thermistor with an end connected to the first external input terminal; a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140042906 - Energy-saving illumination device detecting proximity of human body: An illumination device which responds to a human presence includes a lamp holder, a light source, an infrared sensing unit in a human body sensing module, and a driving control unit. The lamp holder defines an inserting groove according to a connector above a circuit board. The human body sensing... Agent: Kangzhun Electronical Technology (kunshan) Co., Ltd.
20140042907 - Led driving device: A LED driving device adapted to driving N LED strings connected in series is provided. N is a positive integer greater than 1. The LED driving device includes (N−1) switch units, a current source, a detection unit and a control unit. The ith switch unit electrically connects to the (i+1)... Agent: Macroblock, Inc.
20140042908 - Connector with surge protection structure: A connector (10) is provided that includes a housing supporting a plurality of individual connection blocks (30, 35, 40) each having a power source input and an electronics output. Surge protection structure (51-54) is embedded within the housing of the connector (10) and is electrically coupled to at least some... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140042910 - Energy-saving illumination device having brightness adjusting module: An illumination device includes a lamp holder, a light source, a brightness adjusting module, a light sensing unit, and a driving control unit. The lamp holder defines an inserting groove according to a connector placed above a circuit board. The automatically brightness adjusting module includes a connecting port, and is... Agent: Kangzhun Electronical Technology( Kunshan) Co.,ltd
20140042909 - Energy-saving illumination device having voice control module: A sound-controllable illumination device includes a lamp holder, a light source, a voice control module, a voice sensing unit, and a driving control unit. The lamp holder provides a small inserting groove carrying a circuit board connector and the light source is electrically controlled by the circuit board when connected.... Agent: Kangzhun Electronical Technology (kunshan) Co., Ltd.
20140042912 - Led dimming driver: Various embodiments of an LED dimming driver are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, an apparatus for dimmably driving at least one load includes a power supply having a voltage output, a controller having at least one current setpoint output, and at least one driver channel circuit connected to the voltage... Agent:
20140042911 - Lighting control system and lighting control method: According to one embodiment, a lighting control system includes a plurality of luminaire, a sensor device, a luminance sensor, and a lighting control unit. The luminaires are set in a lighting space. The sensor device detects presence of a person in the lighting space. The luminance sensor detects indirect luminance... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation
20140042913 - System and methods for daylight-integrated illumination control: A light detector arranged to determine a daylight contribution and an artificial light contribution to a combined illumination level wherein the artificial light comprises individual light coding modulation. The detector comprises:—a photo-sensor arranged to detect the illumination level at its position, and generate an illumination signal; and—a calculator, connected with... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140042914 - Lighting control system and lighting control method: According to one embodiment, a lighting control unit turns on luminaires corresponding to a presence area among four detection areas adjacent to one another in a predetermined direction and a crossing direction. If there is one presence area among the four detection areas, the lighting control unit relatively reduces the... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation
20140042915 - Lighting control system and lighting control method: Plural luminaires are installed in a lighting space surrounded by a wall part. A sensor equipment detects existence or nonexistence of a person in the lighting space. If existence of a person in the lighting space is detected, the sensor equipment detects a direction of the person. The sensor equipment... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation
20140042916 - Electrically illuminated flame simulator: An electrically powered flame simulator comprises at least two light sources, an integrated circuit electrically connected to the light sources for intermittently illuminating at least one of the light sources independently of other light sources such that the light sources together provide the effect of a flickering movement, and a... Agent: Winvic Sales Inc.
20140042917 - Led device, led driving circuit and method: A light-emitting diode (LED) driving circuit includes an LED control circuit and a power stage circuit. The LED control circuit shifts an input pulse width modulation (PWM) signal toward a higher frequency direction in a frequency domain to generate an output PWM signal having a duty cycle substantially the same... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
20140042918 - Led driving device and led driving method using same: In various aspects of the present subject matter, a light emitting diode (LED) driving device and an LED driving method using the same are disclosed.... Agent:
20140042919 - Dimming device and dimming method thereof: A dimming method is provided. The dimming method includes steps as follows: determining whether a duty ratio of a first pulse width modulation signal is larger than a threshold duty ratio; when the duty ratio of the first PWM signal is smaller than the threshold duty ratio, the first pulse... Agent:
20140042920 - Color temperature adjustable led lamp: A color temperature adjustable LED lamp is disclosed, which includes a 3-way lamp socket and a 3-way lamp head. The 3-way lamp socket has a 3-way switch. The 3-way lamp head is connected to the 3-way lamp socket and has a first LED array and a second LED array. The... Agent: Delta Electronics, Inc.
20140042921 - Ac/dc converter circuit: There is disclosed an AC/DC converter circuit. The circuit comprises: an input terminal for receiving an AC supply voltage; a driver circuit adapted to supply a DC drive current or voltage to an output of the circuit based on a signal provided to a control terminal of the driver circuit;... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20140042923 - Airfield lighting system: An airfield lighting system is provided, the system including a constant current regulator configured to output a constant current, a plurality of insulating transformers configured to be electrically connected to the constant current regulator to supply an electric power, and a plurality of individual lighting devices each electrically connected to... Agent:
20140042922 - Light emitting diode driving device: A LED driving device comprises a rectification circuit, a holding current circuit and a driving circuit to drive and linearly regulates an illumination brightness of at least one LED by utilizing level variation of current magnitude. The rectification circuit rectifies and outputs a rectified voltage to the holding current circuit... Agent: Unity Opto Technology Co., Ltd.
20140042924 - Circuit with adjustable phase delay and a feedback voltage and method for adjusting phase delay and a feedback voltage: A circuit with adjustable phase delay and a feedback voltage includes a delay setting unit and a phase delay signal generator. The delay setting unit generates a delay time according to an external resistor. The phase delay signal generator includes a plurality of phase delay units. Each phase delay unit... Agent: Leadtrend Technology Corp.
20140042925 - Pfc led driver capable of reducing current ripple: A PFC LED driver capable of reducing current ripple, comprising: a current source unit, having a control terminal coupled to a control voltage, which is a ratio of a full-wave rectified line input voltage, a first channel terminal coupled to a power line, and a second channel terminal used to... Agent:
20140042926 - Power control system for current regulated light sources: A light emitting diode (LED) lighting system includes a PFC and output voltage controller and a LED lighting power system. The controller advantageously operates from an auxiliary voltage less than a link voltage generated by the LED lighting power system. The common reference voltage allows all the components of lighting... Agent: Cirrus Logic, Inc.
20140042929 - Audio controlled power supplying system: An audio controlled power supplying system is disclosed, the audio controlled power supplying system comprises an audio input unit receiving an audio signal from an audio source, a processor electrically coupled to the audio input unit, the processor receives the audio signal and analyzes the audio signal to generate a... Agent: Regency International Marketing Corp.
20140042927 - Bit packer for control signals: Representative implementations of devices and techniques provide a bit packing arrangement for a control signal. The control signal is received as a bit stream having a first rate of change. A packed control signal having a varying rate of change may be generated based on the bit stream. The average... Agent:
20140042928 - Light-emitting device: A light-emitting device includes a plurality of organic EL elements including first electrodes, a second electrode, and organic compound layers therebetween, pixel circuits connected to the corresponding first electrodes, and a common power supply connected to the second electrode, in which at least a part of the organic compound layers... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140042931 - Illuminating device: To a constant-current power supply whose output current can be variably set, light emitting modules can be connected in parallel. A control unit recognizes connection information outputted from an information output unit provided in each of the light emitting modules and varies the output current of the constant-current power supply.... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation
20140042930 - Lcd device control system and lcd device: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device control system or an LCD device includes a control circuit board includes a sequence control circuit, a panel includes a source drive circuit, and a scalar circuit board includes a first voltage reduction module. The sequence control circuit is configured with a main power... Agent:
20140042933 - Apparatus and method for dimming signal generation for a distributed solid state lighting system: Exemplary systems, methods and apparatuses for providing dimming in a distributed solid-state lighting system are disclosed. An exemplary dimming signal generator is coupleable to a controller or a current generator for a plurality of LEDs, and includes a first resistive voltage divider to sense an input DC voltage; a current... Agent:
20140042932 - Linear walk arrangement: Representative implementations of devices and techniques provide a linear walk arrangement for a control signal. A modified clock signal is used to increment or decrement a value of the control signal toward a target value. The modified clock signal is based on a specified transition time and a difference between... Agent:
20140042934 - Cyclotron: A cyclotron includes: a regenerator configured to move a beam of a charged particle on an orbit radially outward; and a magnetic channel configured to put the beam on an extraction orbit. The regenerator includes a pair of magnetic members for a regenerator. The magnetic member for a regenerator includes... Agent: Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.Previous industry: Electric lamp and discharge devices: consumable electrodes
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