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Electric lamp and discharge devices: systems

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04/10/2014 > 23 patent applications in 18 patent subcategories.

20140097747 - Stabilized high-voltage power supply: A stabilized high-voltage power supply is disclosed, having a general setup similar to a pulse-step modulator. The power supply comprises a plurality of DC power modules (40) having their outputs connected in a series configuration. Each power module comprises a DC voltage source (41), a DC-DC converter (42), and an... Agent: Pl Technologies Ag

20140097748 - System for detecting surrounding conditions of moving body: This system for detecting the surrounding: conditions of a moving body forcibly changes the state of at least one of a plurality of lighting devices (change from an unlit stats to a lighting state or a blinking state, change in the emission color, or change in the luminance) installed inside... Agent: Pioneer Corporation

20140097749 - Light source apparatus and vehicle headlight using the same: There are provided a light source apparatus and a vehicle headlight using the same. The light source apparatus includes a light emitting device array unit, a first detection unit, a driving unit, a second detection unit, and an interruption unit. A uniform quantity of light can be maintained and damage... Agent:

20140097750 - Fault tolerant led backlight for an lcd display: Disclosed are LED backlight subassemblies and LCD displays making use thereof. The backlight subassembly includes at least one string of serially connected LEDs in which single LED failures do not lead to a partial or complete loss of image content.... Agent: Aydin Displays, Inc.

20140097751 - Hybrid impedance matching for inductively coupled plasma system: In one aspect, a system includes a generator configured to generate and tune a frequency of a supply signal. The system includes an auto-matching network configured to receive the supply signal and to generate an impedance-matched signal for use in powering a plasma system. In some implementations, during a first... Agent:

20140097752 - Inductively coupled plasma ion source chamber with dopant material shield: A plasma ion source including a plasma chamber, gas inlets, an RF antenna, an RF window, an extraction plate, a window shield, and a chamber liner. The RF window may be positioned intermediate the RF antenna and the plasma chamber. The window shield may be disposed intermediate the RF widow... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.

20140097753 - Led lighting system for self-dissipation of heat: A LED lighting system includes: a power unit for providing a power supply source for the lighting system, a LED circuit connected to the power unit for illuminating the light emitting diodes of the LED circuit, a heat control unit connected between the power unit and the LED circuit for... Agent:

20140097755 - Drivers and driving methods for a led string, capable of providing led short protection or avoiding led flickering: The disclosure regards to drivers and driving methods for a LED string consisting of LEDs. The LED string and a current switch are coupled in series between a power line and a ground line. The power line is powered to regulate a signal representing a current passing through the LED... Agent: Leadtrend Technology Corporation

20140097754 - Light emitting diode luminance system having clamping device: A light emitting diode luminance system includes a first power source, a voltage divider, a first switch, a clamping device, a plurality of current sources and a feedback circuit. The voltage divider is coupled to the first voltage source. The first switch is coupled to the voltage divider and a... Agent: Iml International

20140097756 - Method and apparatus for controlling optical power: A method can be used for controlling optical power. Output optical power of an optical source is monitored and it is determined whether a preset test control signal is received. When the preset test control signal is not received, a data signal is modulated to output light of the optical... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20140097757 - Multi-purpose rechargeable led lighting device: An LED lighting device includes at least one LED light source emitting light, at least one rechargeable battery for supplying power when external power is not available, at least one electrical connector for connecting the rechargeable battery to external power source for recharging, and at least one control mechanism for... Agent: Lightel Technologies Inc.

20140097759 - Systems and method for lighting aisles: A lighting fixture for lighting in a building includes processing electronics. The processing electronics are configured to cause the lighting fixture to provide increasing levels of illumination in response to state changes associated with sensed motion in the building.... Agent:

20140097758 - Wireless lighting device with charging port: A wireless lighting module is disclosed. The wireless lighting module may include a light source, a controller configured to control illumination of the light source, a connector configured to provide power to an external device, and a battery configured to supply power to the light source, controller and connector.... Agent:

20140097760 - Display apparatus and method of evaluating visibility thereof: A method of evaluating visibility of a plurality of sub-pixel structures in a panel having a plurality of red sub-pixels, green sub-pixels, and blue sub-pixels arranged in stripes, the method including establishing a target sub-pixel structure different from the stripe sub-pixel structure of the panel by combining the plurality of... Agent:

20140097762 - Light emitting element drive circuit: An LED drive circuit (10) for driving an LED circuit (220) includes: a constant current driver (110) including transistors (111-114) whose collector terminals are respectively connected with LED rows (221-224) connected with each other in parallel and whose emitter terminals are grounded; and an LED drive control section (120) for... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20140097761 - Solid state lighting device and driver configured for failure detection and recovery: Systems and method for detecting failure in solid state light sources and recovering from the failure are provided. A light engine including a controller circuit and strings of solid state light sources emits light in response to drive current provided by a driver circuit. The controller circuit monitors an output... Agent: Osram Sylvania Inc.

20140097763 - Apparatus for controlling the operation of an led, and method for controlling drive current thereof: The present invention relates to an apparatus for controlling the operation of an LED and to a method for controlling the drive current thereof. More particularly, the present invention relates to an apparatus for controlling the operation of an LED, which is capable of driving a direct current-operated LED module... Agent: Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute

20140097764 - Lighting circuit and lamp: A lighting circuit (1) includes a controller integrated circuit (U1) for on and off control of a switching element (Q1), a transformer (T1) having a primary coil (T11) that is connected in series to the switching element and a secondary coil (T12), a first voltage supply circuit supplying a voltage... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140097765 - Devices and methods for controlling brightness of a display backlight: Devices and methods for controlling brightness of a display backlight are provided. A display backlight controller may control the brightness of the display backlight by changing a duty cycle of a PWM signal that drives the LED current. However, because of LED efficacy and response time, the final output brightness... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140097766 - Load control device and lighting apparatus: A load control device includes saturable devices, loads, a phase controller, a bypass unit, and a controller. Plural saturable devices are connected in series to each other. Plural loads are respectively connected to the saturable devices and are supplied with power via the saturable devices. The phase controller phase-controls an... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation

20140097767 - Remotely controlled smart lighting system: The disclosure provides a smart lighting system. The smart lighting system includes a lighting apparatus, a controller, and a remote control. The lighting apparatus is coupled to the controller and a power supply. The controller is connected to the remote control via a communication interface. The controller includes a user... Agent: Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, Inc.

20140097768 - Touch and proximity sensing device: A touch and proximity sensing device includes a circuit board and a sensed signal processing unit including only one sensed signal conversion engine. The circuit board includes a capacitor sensing electrode and a grounding conductor foil disposed on opposite surfaces of the circuit board, and has a proximity sensing electrode... Agent: Ene Technology Inc.

20140097769 - Particle accelerator and method of reducing beam divergence in the particle accelerator: An oscillating field particle accelerator and a method of reducing beam divergence in the particle accelerator are provided. The particle accelerator includes an intermediate electrode disposed within the particle accelerator between a source of charged particles and a second electrode of the particle accelerator. The charged particles are exposed to... Agent: Schmor Particle Accelerator Consulting Inc.

04/03/2014 > 28 patent applications in 21 patent subcategories.

20140091707 - Ignition plug: An ignition plug, wherein, when a relative density of a portion of an insulator, which is positioned between a radial virtual plane including a front end of the insulator and a radial virtual plane including a front end of a portion of the insulator which is in contact with a... Agent: Ngk Spark Plug Co., Ltd.

20140091708 - Fluorescent display tube with touch switch and method of forming electrode and wiring of same: An object of the present invention is to provide a fluorescent display tube with a touch switch allowing electrodes such as touch electrode, anode electrode, and wirings thereof to be formed on the same substrate at the same time, and having an easy structure, and to provide a method of... Agent: Futaba Corporation

20140091711 - Circuit arrangement, lighting apparatus and method of crosstalk-compensated current sensing: A circuit arrangement comprises a plurality of current channels located in different die areas of a shared circuit die at least one of the plurality of current channels comprising a power device; at least one sense circuit connected to one or more of the different die areas and arranged to... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

20140091709 - Headlamp control system and method for a vehicle: Disclosed is a headlamp control system for a vehicle capable of illuminating a location of a user by controlling lighting of the vehicle's headlamps and controlling driving of the headlamps through actuators based on communication with a radio signal transmitter possessed by the user. The headlamp control system can include:... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140091710 - Method and control unit for distance-dependent adjustment of the illumination range of a lighting system for a vehicle: A method for increasing the illumination range of a vehicle, having a step of receiving high beam activation information via an interface, the high beam activation information indicating an option for the glare-free operation of the high beam. The method also includes a step of ascertaining a distance covered by... Agent:

20140091712 - Method and apparatus for operating traveling spark igniter at high pressure: An ignition circuit and a method of operating an igniter (preferably a traveling spark igniter) in an internal combustion engine, including a high pressure engine. A high voltage is applied to electrodes of the igniter, sufficient to cause breakdown to occur between the electrodes, resulting in a high current electrical... Agent: Knite, Inc.

20140091713 - Low pressure lamp using non-mercury materials: One embodiment relates to a mercury-free low-pressure lamp having a bulb. The bulb includes an emissive material and one or more phosphors. The emissive material includes at least one of an alkali metal or an alkaline earth metal, wherein when the bulb is in a non-operational state, the emissive material... Agent: Elwha LLC

20140091714 - Current limiting circuit and method for led driver: Aspects of the disclosure provide a circuit that includes a driver circuit and a current limiter circuit. The driver circuit is configured to drive a load with an output current when the load is coupled with the driver circuit. The current limiter circuit is configured to turn on a path... Agent: Marvell World Trade Ltd.

20140091715 - Light source apparatus and control method thereof: A light source apparatus according to the present invention comprises: a brightness determination unit configured to determine emission brightness of each of light emission areas; a color determination unit configured to determine, for each of the light emission areas, an emission color of a target light, emission area, which is... Agent:

20140091716 - Field emission device: A field emission device is configured as a heat engine.... Agent: Elwha LLC, A Limited Liability Company Of The State Of Delaware

20140091717 - Apparatus for driving light emitting diode: There is provided an apparatus for driving a light emitting diode (LED), capable of distributing current stress applied to the LED. The apparatus includes an LED part including a plurality of LED units respectively including at least one LED, the plurality of LED units being connected in parallel to a... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140091718 - Power converter with an inductor-inductor-capacitor stage and method of operating the same: A power converter including an inductor-inductor-capacitor stage and method of operating the same. In one embodiment, the power converter includes an inductor-inductor-capacitor (LLC) stage coupled to an input of said power converter. The power converter also includes a controller configured to control a switching frequency of the LLC stage as... Agent: Power Systems Technologies, Ltd.

20140091719 - Christmas string light control system and string light device thereof: A string light device employs a mobile device to control a string light thereof through a bluetooth connection module thereof. The mobile device is activated to switch to one of the display modes of the string light so as to operate the string light to exhibit a visual effect, such... Agent:

20140091720 - Controller for use with a power converter and method of operating the same: A controller for use with a power converter and method of operating the same. In one embodiment, the controller includes a light emitting diode string controller configured to receive a dimmer signal and control a level of current in a light emitting diode string in response to the dimmer signal.... Agent: Power Systems Technologies, Ltd.

20140091721 - Led device with voltage-limiting unit and voltage-equalizing resistance: The present invention provides a LED device with voltage-limiting unit and voltage-equalizing resistance in which a light-emitting unit is structured through a LED being connected in parallel with a voltage-limiting unit in the same polarity, and two ends thereof being further connected in parallel with an voltage-equalizing resistance, so that... Agent:

20140091722 - Method and apparatus for measuring operating characteristics in a load control device: A load control device, such as an electronic ballast, for controlling the power delivered from an AC power source to an electrical load, such as one or more fluorescent lamps, comprises a power converter having an inductor and a power switching device coupled to the inductor, a load control circuit... Agent:

20140091723 - Circuits and methods for driving light sources: A driving circuit for driving a light source having an adjustable color temperature is provided. The driving circuit includes a power converter, coupled between a power source and the light source and operable for receiving power from the power source and for providing a regulated power to the light source;... Agent: O2micro, Inc.

20140091724 - Solid state light source driver establishing buck or boost operation: A solid state light source driver circuit that operates in either a buck convertor or a boost convertor configuration is provided. The driver circuit includes a controller, a boost switch circuit and a buck switch circuit, each coupled to the controller, and a feedback circuit, coupled to the light source.... Agent: Osram Sylvania Inc.

20140091726 - Filament miswire protection in an electronic dimming ballast: An electronic dimming ballast that accommodates miswiring of fluorescent lamp filaments (e.g., miswiring the corresponding lamp sockets) is disclosed. The electronic dimming ballast may drive a plurality of gas discharge lamps. Each gas discharge lamp may have a respective filament. The electronic dimming ballast, via the filament miswire protection element,... Agent: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

20140091729 - Light-emitting element driving circuit system: A light-emitting element driving circuit system is provided in which a plurality of current paths, in each of which a light-emitting element and a switching element which is controlled to be switched ON and OFF for causing light to be emitted from the light-emitting element are connected in series, are... Agent: Semiconductor Components Industries, LLC

20140091728 - Method and apparatus for multiplexing pins of an integrated circuit: An integrated circuit within an integrated circuit package, including a configuration module and a timing module. The configuration module configures the integrated circuit using a configure operation performed via N pins of the integrated circuit package, where N is an integer greater than 1. The timing module is configured to... Agent:

20140091725 - Method of powering flashlight tailcaps: A method for powering two circuits in a portable light that are connected by a single conductive chassis so that each of the two circuits is able to have time shared access to a power source.... Agent:

20140091727 - Off peak powered lighting system for offices and buildings: The off-peak powered lighting system provides light to offices, buildings and structures via banks of LED light fixtures. The off-peak system is electrically coupled to battery power source during peak power cycles and then is coupled to an electrical power grid during off-peak cycles. The banks of LED lights, in... Agent:

20140091730 - Dual-mode dimmable receptacle: An electric receptacle capable of operating in a dimmable mode and a standard mode comprises an opening for receipt of an adapter. The adapter is received by the electric receptacle and switches the electric receptacle from the standard mode to the dimmable mode. The adapter is dimensioned to fit over... Agent: Crestron Electronics, Inc.

20140091731 - Lighting system: The lighting system includes lighting devices and a controller of the lighting devices. The controller includes a display unit and a storage unit which stores area information including target areas in which the lighting devices are arranged, the identification information of the lighting devices, the lighting information regarding different lighting... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140091733 - Light emitting diode lighting device with tunable duty cycles: This disclosure provides a smart lighting apparatus. The lighting device includes a power input device and an insertion slot. The power input device is electrically connected to a light source, and the insertion slot is installed between the light source and the power input device for receiving the smart card... Agent:

20140091732 - Transient power communication: A power supply system providing communication from a master module to at least one slave module via transients, to alter operation of a load, is provided. The master module output a supply voltage that is either a normal supply voltage or a reduced supply voltage. The outputted supply voltage depends... Agent: Osram Sylvania Inc.

20140091734 - Control system for a particle accelerator: An example particle therapy system includes a particle accelerator to output a particle beam, where the particle accelerator includes: a particle source to provide pulses of ionized plasma to a cavity, where each pulse of the particle source has a pulse width corresponding to a duration of operation of the... Agent: Mevion Medical Systems, Inc.

03/27/2014 > 29 patent applications in 23 patent subcategories.

20140084787 - Power converter contained base, lamp with power converter contained base and lamp with separable power converter contained base: The present invention discloses a power converter contained base, lamp with power converter contained base and lamp with separable power converter contained base. The power converter contained base comprises a first commercial standard base, fundament, cover, power converter and a first connector. The fundament comprises a first opening connected to... Agent: Chang Wah Electromaterials Inc.

20140084788 - Headlight apparatus and method of controlling the same: Disclosed are a headlight apparatus and a method of controlling the same. The headlight apparatus provided in a transportation includes a light source unit including at least one light source and emitting a light in a forward direction of the transportation, a light source driving unit supplying a driving current... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20140084789 - Vehicular vision system: A vehicular vision system includes a camera having a lens and a CMOS photosensor array having a plurality of photosensor elements. The camera is disposed at an interior portion of a vehicle equipped with the vehicular vision system. The camera one of (i) views exterior of the equipped vehicle through... Agent: Donnelly Corporation

20140084790 - Electromagnetic interference filter, and power supply apparatus and display apparatus including the same: There are provided an electromagnetic interference filter for removing common mode electromagnetic interference, in which electromagnetic interference of a low frequency band and a high frequency band is removed in a single filter because of a wide block frequency band, a power supply apparatus including the electromagnetic interference filter, and... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140084791 - Power supply apparatus and luminaire: A power supply apparatus of an embodiment includes a first filter, a second filter, and a switching power supply. The first filter and the second filter attenuate a common mode current to a level lower than a normal mode current. The switching power supply is connected between the first filter... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation

20140084792 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method thereof: The present invention has been made in an effort to provide an organic light emitting display device comprising a panel; a power supply supplying power to the panel; a current detection unit detecting a current flowing through power line wiring of the panel and outputting the detected current; and a... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20140084793 - Led flourescent lamp: An LED fluorescent lamp includes: an LED array having a plurality of LEDs connected in series; a first connection pin and a third connection pin connected to one side of the LED array; a second connection pin and a fourth connection pin connected to the other side of the LED... Agent: Kumho Electric Co., Ltd.

20140084794 - Method for programming a led light using a light sensor: A method for programming a LED light that uses a light control circuit that includes a light sensor to read the data from an encoded light source, where the encoded light source would typically by a LCD display. This allows the LED light to have a wide array of options... Agent:

20140084795 - Networked lighting infrastructure for sensing applications: A network using existing streetlights is described. Each street light becomes a node in the network, and each includes a power terminal for receiving electrical power, a light source coupled to the power terminal, a processor coupled to the power terminal, a network interface coupled between the processor and the... Agent: Sensity Systems Inc.

20140084796 - Tuning of emitter with multiple leds to a single color bin: The color of an LED-based lamp can be tuned to a desired color or color temperature. The lamp can include two or more independently addressable groups of LEDs associated with different colors or color temperatures and a total-internal-reflection (TIR) color-mixing lens to produce light of a uniform color by mixing... Agent: Ledengin, Inc.

20140084797 - Street lighting system allowing multiple communication: The invention provide a street lighting system that includes a plurality of Light Emitting Diode based street lamps, wherein each of the Light Emitting Diode based street lamps includes a Light Emitting Diode light source, a control circuit connected to the Light Emitting Diode light source and a communication transceiver... Agent:

20140084800 - Driving light emitting diode (led) lamps using power received from ballast stabilizers: A circuit drives a light emitting diode (LED) lamp based on alternating current (AC) power received from a ballast stabilizer. The circuit includes an inductive load, a rectifying circuit, and an output circuit. The inductive load is coupled to and receives the AC power from the ballast stabilizer. The rectifying... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140084799 - Light source driving device and illuminating apparatus using the same: A light source driving device includes a transformer, a rectifying diode, a filter, and an open loop preventing circuit. The transformer has a primary winding part including first and second external input terminals configured to receive external power from a ballast stabilizer and a coil having an impedance level set... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140084798 - Pfc led driver capable of reducing flicker: A PFC LED driver capable of reducing flicker, including: a bridge rectifier, used to generate a full-wave-rectified line input voltage according to an AC power a single stage PFC constant average current converter, coupled with the bridge rectifier and used for forcing an input current to track the full-wave-rectified line... Agent: Immense Advance Technology Corp.

20140084801 - Active current limiting for lighting apparatus: A lighting apparatus, such as an LED lighting apparatus, includes at least one light-emitting device, a rectifier circuit having an input configured to be coupled to an AC source, and a driver circuit coupled to an output of the rectifier circuit and to the at least one light emitting device.... Agent: Cree, Inc.

20140084802 - Current source having an improved dimming device: The invention relates to a dimmable, multi-channel voltage/current source (47) with several outputs (CH1, CH2) for connecting an electrical load (10, 20), which provides a regulated direct current (I1, I2) at every output (CH1, CH2). The voltage source (47) comprises, for every output (CH1, CH2), a first dimming device (3),... Agent: Exscitron Gmbh

20140084803 - Luminaire and operation device: In an operation device, a control unit is configured to be capable of receiving at least two operation patterns. A control unit keeps a switch off for a period of length corresponding to an operation pattern detected by a detecting unit. In a luminaire, when the length of a period... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation

20140084804 - Power supply device: According to one embodiment, a power supply device includes a switching circuit and a control circuit. The switching circuit adjusts, according to ON-OFF control for an input voltage, electric power supplied to a lighting load. The control circuit controls ON and OFF of the switching circuit such that the electric... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation

20140084805 - Pixel circuit and method for driving thereof, and organic light emitting display device using the same: Disclosed is a pixel circuit which facilitates to compensate a threshold voltage of a driving transistor for controlling an operation state of a light emitting device, and a method for driving thereof and an organic light emitting display device using the same, wherein the pixel circuit includes a light emitting... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20140084806 - Pixel unit driving circuit and driving method, and display apparatus: The present disclosure discloses a pixel unit driving circuit, a driving method, and a display apparatus, wherein the pixel unit driving circuit includes a light-emitting device, a driving transistor, a first switching transistor, a second switching transistor, a third switching transistor, a fourth switching transistor, a first capacitor, and a... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

20140084807 - Digitally controlled current regulator for high power solid state lighting: A representative apparatus controls current supplied to solid state lighting, such as light emitting diodes. The apparatus includes an inductor, a memory adapted to store a plurality of current parameters and a controller. The controller is configured to control a power source to supply current to the inductor to start... Agent: Point Somee Limited Liability Company

20140084808 - Mounted lighting systems and methods: In one exemplary embodiment, a mounted lighting system may be described. The mounted lighting system may include a central processing module electrically and/or communicatively coupled to at least one light army, and electrically and/or communicatively coupled to a control module. The control module may receive remote signals that activate and... Agent:

20140084809 - Variable-beam light source and related methods: Light sources with arrangements of multiple LEDs (or other light-emitting devices) disposed at or near the focus of a reflecting optic and controllable individually or in groups facilitate varying the angular distribution of the light beam (e.g., the beam divergence) via the drive currents supplied to the LEDs.... Agent:

20140084810 - Illumination circuit for a time-of-flight camera: An illumination circuit for a time-of-flight camera includes at least one light source. At least one switch is configured to influence the at least one light source. At least one current limiter is disposed in a current path of the at least one light source. A parallel capacitor is disposed... Agent: Pmdtechnologies Gmbh

20140084811 - Methods and systems for controlling leds: The present invention relates to an electronic device, the electronic device comprising at least one LED, a driving unit for applying a driving algorithm for driving the LED during normal operation, and a measurement unit for determining a forward voltage of the LED by imposing a test current to the... Agent: Melexis Technologies Nv

20140084812 - Device and method for light adjusting for a large-scale parking: An approach is provided for a device and a method for light adjusting that adjust illumination output based on the environment statues, which comprises a power supply, at least one detector, and at least one controller. The detector is configured for detecting an object in a detecting region. The controller... Agent: Deliverer Optical Co., Ltd.

20140084813 - Power supply device and luminaire: A power supply device includes a control circuit and a first circuit. The control circuit switches between a current control mode and a voltage control mode according to an inputted dimming signal and thus dims a light-emitting element. In the current control mode the control circuit controls an output current... Agent:

20140084814 - Portable light apparatus and method of attachment: An organic light emitting diode system is sufficiently thin and poser efficient to permit its attachment to different configurations such as pocketbooks, brief bags, suitcases and the like. At least one side of the OLED material can have an attachment mechanism to facilitate attachment to a surface in the area... Agent:

20140084815 - Layered cluster high voltage rf opto-electric multiplier for charged particle accelerators: Circuitry is presented that can provide high-voltage radio-frequency pulses in the range of from a few volts to megavolts for charged particle accelerators. Individual pulse forming sections, such as transmission line transformers (TLTs) or blumleins, are formed in clusters. The pulse forming sections of each cluster are connected in series... Agent: Compact Particle Acceleration Corporation

03/20/2014 > 35 patent applications in 28 patent subcategories.

20140077695 - Supercharged electron source in a signal emission system: The present invention includes an electron-discharge signal system with a supercharged electron source and process therefor. The system may be any signal modification unit such as a klystron, magnetron, traveling wave tube, etc. The system includes a heat-responsive electron source, supercharger, collector, a wave modification assembly, and a bleeder module.... Agent:

20140077696 - Inductively coupled ballast circuit: A ballast circuit is disclosed for inductively providing power to a load. The ballast circuit includes an oscillator, a driver, a switching circuit, a resonant tank circuit and a current sensing circuit. The current sensing circuit provides a current feedback signal to the oscillator that is representative of the current... Agent: Access Business Group International LLC

20140077697 - Led lamp: An LED lamp includes a heat dissipator having two ends, a module substrate which is fixed to one end of the heat dissipator and on which an LED chip is mounted, a cap mounted via a cylindrical insulator on the other end of the heat dissipator, a lighting circuit which... Agent: Beat-sonic Co., Ltd.

20140077698 - Backlight module: A backlight module is provided, which includes a first coil, a first driving circuit, a second coil, a rectifying circuit and a light emitting unit. The first driving circuit is electrically connected to the first coil for controlling the first coil to produce a first magnetic field. The second coil... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20140077699 - Rf system, magnetic filter, and high voltage isolation for an inductively coupled plasma ion source: In a plasma ion source having an induction coil adjacent to a reactor chamber for inductively coupling power into the plasma from a radio frequency power source and designed for negative and positive ion extraction, a method for operating the source according to the invention comprises providing radio frequency power... Agent: Oregon Physics, LLC

20140077700 - Plasma generation apparatus: A plasma generation apparatus includes a vacuum container, dielectrics connected to through-holes formed in the vacuum container, RF coils of the same structure disposed in the vicinity of the respective dielectrics and electrically connected in parallel, an RF power source to supply power to the RF coils, an impedance matching... Agent: Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

20140077701 - Ion generation apparatus and electric equipment using the same: In this ion generation apparatus, an induction electrode is formed on a surface of a first printed substrate, a hole is opened on the inside of the induction electrode, a needle electrode is mounted on a second printed substrate, and a tip end portion of the needle electrode is inserted... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20140077702 - Method and circuit for led load managment: A light fixture includes a driver circuit that fully defines operational characteristics for operation outside of “Nominal Operation” of the driver circuit. The driver circuit increases a target current or set point when the current of the light source (i.e., output current of the driver circuit) or the voltage of... Agent:

20140077703 - Control circuit and control method of light emitting device circuit: The present invention discloses a control circuit and a control method of a light emitting device circuit. When the light emitting device circuit is normally connected in normal operation, an output current is regulated to a predetermined current. When the light emitting device circuit is removed, an output voltage is... Agent: Richtek Technology Corporation

20140077704 - Fault condition of detection circuit: A ballast comprises an inverter having a transformer comprising a core, a primary winding, and a secondary winding for connecting to a lamp and providing voltage thereto. The ballast includes a fault condition detection circuit connected to the inverter for disabling the inverter to discontinue energization of the lamp when... Agent: Osram Sylvania Inc.

20140077705 - Adaptive lighting system with low energy consumption: A method for designing a lighting system, including: obtaining a selection of a color temperature (CT); obtaining, for the CT, a first spectral power distribution (SPD) corresponding to a low value color rendering index (CRI) and having a first plurality of peak wavelengths; obtaining, for the CT, a second SPD... Agent: Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.

20140077706 - Calibration method and apparatus for lighting fixtures using multiple spectrum light sources and light mixing: Disclosed examples of optical systems having a plurality of light sources with each source having a different spectral outputs may be calibrated by measuring a spectral characteristic of the combined light with two measurements, e.g., one from a colorimeter and one from a sensor included in the system. Accordingly, one... Agent: AblIPHolding LLC

20140077707 - Electrical switch device with automatic dimming control: The electrical switch device can includes a method and dimmer determination device that automatically determining a dimmer level for an electronic device. A signal is received and, when coupled with the time of day and the ambient light level, an appropriate algorithm can be selected. The output of the algorithm... Agent:

20140077708 - Electronic device and control method thereof: An electronic device including a solar cell, an energy storage unit, a control unit, and a controlled unit is provided. The solar cell converts light energy to electric energy. The energy storage unit performs charging by the electric energy. The control unit determines the intensity of the light energy according... Agent: Compal Electronics, Inc.

20140077709 - Solid-state lighting apparatus and methods using energy storage with segment control: A lighting apparatus includes a rectifier circuit configured to be coupled to an AC source and to produce a rectified voltage from an AC voltage and a string including at least two serially-connected LED segments and coupled to the rectifier circuit. A segment control circuit is configured to selectively bypass... Agent: Cree, Inc.

20140077710 - Led lamp structure driven by double current and double current driving method thereof: Disclosed are an LED lamp structure driven by double current and a double current driving method thereof. The LED lamp structure driven by double current includes a COB package, a temperature sensor, and a controller. The COB package is provided therein with a blue LED chipset to be driven by... Agent: Helio Optoelectronics Corporation

20140077712 - Led driving apparatus and operating method thereof: A LED driving apparatus and an operating method thereof are disclosed. The LED driving apparatus includes a controller and an output stage. The output stage includes at least one LED, a switch, and a setup resistor. The at least one LED, the switch, and the setting resistor are coupled in... Agent: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation

20140077711 - Method and apparatus for controlling multi-colored light strings: A rotary switch is provided for controlling an attached light string containing a plurality of light colors. By manipulation of the control dial, a specially designed rotary board is rotated to provide electrical connection to the light string according to one of several present color patterns preprogrammed into the rotary... Agent:

20140077714 - Driving device, light-emitting device and projector: A driving device includes a switching power supply circuit to convert input power to output power; a first switching element which opens and closes a circuit of a load; an output capacitor connected in parallel to the load and the first switching element; a selection switch disposed between the inductor... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20140077713 - Luminaire: A luminaire according to one embodiment includes a DC power supply circuit, a switching power supply, and a lighting load. The DC power supply circuit converts an AC voltage controlled in phase to a DC voltage. The switching power supply is connected to the DC power supply circuit, and is... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation

20140077715 - System control unit, led driver including the system control unit, and method of controlling static current of the led driver: Embodiments of the present invention provide a light-emitting diode (LED) driver for controlling a static current supplied to an LED array connected to a secondary coil of a transformer by using the peak values of currents flowing through a power transistor, which may reside in a switching element connected to... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd.

20140077716 - Power supply device for lighting and luminaire: In a power supply device 1, power factor improving circuits 15 and 16 are connected to an external power supply and configured to supply electric power to a driving circuit 19, improve a power factor of an input current to the driving circuit 19, and perform an interleave operation. The... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation

20140077717 - Power supply device, luminaire, and power supplying method: In a power supply device 1 including a switching element 12 and a control section 11 configured to control the switching element 12, the control section 11 receives an input of a first signal fluctuating according to an output voltage of the power supply device 1 and fixed with respect... Agent: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation

20140077721 - Powering high-efficiency lighting devices from a triac-based dimmer: A circuit for powering high-efficiency lighting devices from a thyristor-controlled dimmer operates a switching power circuit during active portions of half-cycles of the AC line voltage source that supplies the dimmer. A control circuit determines the durations of the active portions such that sufficient energy is transferred to operate the... Agent: Cirrus Logic, Inc.

20140077719 - Solid-state light-emitting element drive device, lighting system and lighting fixture: A solid-state light-emitting element drive device includes a switching regulator and a control circuit. The switching regulator includes a series circuit of a switching element and an inductor, a regenerative element configured to allow a regenerative current to flow therethrough from the inductor when the switching element is turned off,... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140077720 - Two-wire dimmer switch for low-power loads: A two-wire load control device (such as, a dimmer switch) is operable to control the amount of power delivered from an AC power source to an electrical load (such as, a high-efficiency lighting load) and has substantially no minimum load requirement. The dimmer switch includes a bidirectional semiconductor switch, which... Agent: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

20140077718 - Two-wire dimmer with improved zero-cross detection: A two-wire lighting control device, may include a controllably conductive device, a signal generation circuit, and a filter circuit. The controllably conductive device may apply an AC line voltage to a load, being conductive for a first duration of time and non-conductive for a second duration of time within a... Agent: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

20140077722 - Led lamp system: Disclosed is an LED lamp system designed to fit into a fluorescent lamp fixture and to utilize a fluorescent lamp power supply contained in the fixture and receiving power from AC mains. The LED lamp system includes an LED driver which comprises a power factor corrected driver circuit for achieving... Agent: Energy Focus, Inc.

20140077723 - User-actuated lighting effect device: A user-actuated lighting effect device includes a housing, a light-generating lamp coupled to the housing, a power source, and a control circuit. The control circuit includes a user-actuated switch operably coupling the lamp and the power source. The lamp creates a lighting effect on or near the user when the... Agent:

20140077724 - Load driving device and led lighting appliance therewith: A load driving device has a switch N1, a driver that performs on/off control of the switch in accordance with SWON, a comparator that compares Vdet1 with Vth, and based on a result of the comparison, generates IPEAKDET, an ADC that converts Vdet1 into ADCOUT, a DAC that converts IPEAKSET... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.

20140077725 - Organic electroluminescent display device and method for driving the same: An organic electroluminescent display device includes an organic electroluminescent display panel including top emission pixels to emit light toward a top side of a substrate and bottom emission pixels to emit light toward a bottom side of the substrate, the top emission pixels and the bottom emission pixels being formed... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20140077726 - Method and apparatus for providing power to light strings: A light string power module is provided for providing power to light strings while replicating a lighting pattern from a first light string in providing said power. The illumination pattern of the first light string, which is not powered by the light string power module, is detected by examining the... Agent:

20140077727 - Integrated electric field processor emitter matrix & electric field processor emitters & mobile emitters for use in a field matrix: A plurality of field emitting conductors placed in various matrix, mesh, grid, lattice patterns, and on board pluralities of autonomous vehicular like on wire or unteathered free ranging micro-robots wherein the field emitters are charged and modulated with a plurality of timing algorithms and electric circuitry which produce a three... Agent:

20140077728 - Control system for use with one or more building power circuits: Disclosed is a control system for use with one or more building power circuits, the control system including a control device delimited by a control device housing, the control device being configured to receive power from the building power circuits and provide power to at least one power output, and... Agent: Sylvan R. Shemitz Designs Incorporated

20140077729 - Rf generator: An RF generator has a hollow conductor having a conductive wall. The wall has a first slot, over which a first solid-state switch is arranged in order to apply a radiofrequency electrical voltage through the first slot.... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

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