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Electric lamp and discharge devices: systems June invention type 06/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100156295 - Electrodeless bulb, and electrodeless lighting system having the same: Disclosed are an electrodeless bulb (10), and an electrodeless lighting system having the same. The electrodeless bulb (10) includes; a light emitting unit (11, 13) having an airtight inside space (116, 13a); a main discharge material filled in the inside space (11a, 13a) of the light emitting unit (11, 13)... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100156296 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus has a plurality of phosphor films two-dimensionally disposed on a substrate, a matrix-pattern rib formed on the substrate to partition between the phosphor films, a plurality of metal backs each covering at least one phosphor film, and resistance wirings having a sheet resistance higher than that... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100156297 - Color variable field emission device: A field emission device having a simple structure and capable of readily changing emission colors of light by adjusting emission intensity of red, green and blue light is provided. In the field emission device, current that flows into each cathode electrode block is adjusted according to a very low control... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100156298 - Led lighting arrangement: An LED lighting arrangement comprising at least one LED, for producing light is disclosed. A power supply provides power for the at least one LED. At least one control circuit is coupled to the at least one LED in a way that directly or indirectly uses, to power the at... Agent: Bruzga & Associates
20100156299 - Ballast for a discharge lamp with adaptive preheating: The present invention relates to an electronic ballast for discharge lamps (LA) which have preheatable electrodes (E1, E2). The electronic ballast has a measuring apparatus (M), which is designed to measure, during the preheating process, a variable, which is correlated with the electrode temperature increased by the preheating, of at... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner - Osr
20100156300 - Plasma excitation module: A plasma excitation module including a chamber, a plurality of coils and a multi-duct gas intake system is provided. The chamber has a dielectric layer. The coils are disposed at an outer side of the dielectric layer, and the coils are separated from each other by an interval and in... Agent: J C Patents
20100156301 - Electrodeless plasma lamp and drive circuit: An electrodeless plasma lamp and a method of controlling operation of a plasma lamp are provided. The plasma lamp may a power source to provide radio frequency (RF) power and a lamp body to receive the RF power from a feed. The lamp body may comprise a dielectric material having... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100156302 - Method of driving a light source, light source apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the light source apparatus: A light source apparatus includes a light source module, a light sensor, a data converter, a light source controller and a light source driver. The light source module includes a light source. The light sensor generates sensing data by sensing the amount of light generated from the light source. The... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20100156303 - Wind power plant and method for operating obstacle or hazard lighting of a wind power plant: A method for operating obstacle or hazard lighting of a wind power plant with a red beacon unit and a white beacon unit is provided. The red beacon unit is operated 24 hours a day and the white beacon unit is switched on and off, depending on the ambient brightness.... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100156304 - Lighting control system having a trim circuit: A lighting control system suitable for a surgical lighting device. The lighting control system includes circuitry that compensates for the effects of temperature changes in a lighting device, and that compensates for forward voltage variations among LED lighting modules to provide substantially uniform light output.... Agent: Kusner & Jaffe Highland Place Suite 310
20100156305 - Field emission device: Provided is a field emission device having a simple structure and capable of pulse driving and local dimming. The field emission device turns a current flowing from each cathode electrode block on or off in response to a switching control signal having a very low voltage ranging from 0 to... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100156306 - Backlight driving system: The power stages receive and convert direct current (DC) signals from an external power source to alternative current (AC) signals under the control of the PWM signals. The transformers receive and boost up the AC signals from the power stages to drive the lamp groups. The switch circuits alternatively transmit... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100156308 - Adjustable output ballast for powering both fluorescent lamps and led lamps: A ballast is provided for powering either of a fluorescent lamp or an LED lamp. The ballast includes a power supply and a pair of switching elements connected in series and coupled across an output end of the power supply. A voltage is provided across a pair of lamp output... Agent: Waddey & Patterson, P.C.
20100156307 - Power supply for light emitting diode display: There is provided a power supply for a light emitting diode display using a light emitting diode as a backlight unit that unites a DC power supply provided from outside the light emitting diode display and a driving power supply provided inside the light emitting diode display. A power supply... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20100156309 - Led illuminant driving circuit and automatic brightness compensation method thereof: An LED illuminant driving circuit and an automatic brightness compensation method thereof are provided herein. The automatic brightness compensation method includes: providing a target value; detecting an operation period of a pulse of an output of the LED illuminant driving circuit, the pulse is adapted to an LED illuminant for... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100156310 - Low frequency electrodeless plasma lamp: An electrodeless plasma lamp and a method of generating light are provided. The plasma lamp may comprise a power source to provide radio frequency (RF) power, and a bulb containing a fill that forms a plasma when the RF power is coupled to the fill. The plasma lamp further comprises... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100156312 - Electronic ballast for restarting high-pressure discharge lamps in various states of operation: A high-pressure discharge lamp ballast is provided for igniting and re-igniting a high-pressure discharge lamp in various states of operation. A power supply circuit is coupled to a power source and supplies AC power to the lamp. An ignition voltage generating circuit supplies a high-voltage ignition pulse for igniting the... Agent: Waddey & Patterson, P.C.
20100156313 - Stepwise repairing for electrode of discharge lamp: A drive device that drives a discharge lamp including first and second electrodes includes a lighting circuit, a current control unit, a deformation detection unit, a current modulation unit, and a modulation enhancement unit. The lighting circuit supplies alternating current to the electrodes. The current control unit regulates the lighting... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100156315 - Led driver with feedback calibration: Power management in a light emitting diode (LED) system having a plurality of LED strings is disclosed. A voltage source provides an output voltage to drive a plurality of LED strings. An LED driver implements a feedback mechanism to monitor the tail voltages of the active LED strings to identify... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP
20100156316 - Light source apparatus and driving circuit thereof: A light source apparatus and a light source driving circuit are provided. The light source driving circuit includes an operation amplifier (OP-AMP), a transistor, and a switch unit. A first input terminal and an output terminal of the OP-AMP couple to a predetermined voltage and a control terminal of the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100156314 - Light source driver circuit: A light source driver circuit includes a voltage input terminal, a light source module, a transformer module, a voltage regulator module, a first switch and a control module. The voltage input terminal receives an input voltage. The light source module includes a plurality of light-emitting units. The transformer module is... Agent: Yen-hui Wang
20100156318 - Light source system for use with medical devices: A light source system adapted to embrace the head of the scope of a C-Arm Fluoroscopic machine. The light source system comprises of a cylindrical hollow frame having an outer surface and an inner surface defining an aperture for passage of the head of a scope of a C-Arm Fluoroscopic... Agent: Mchale & Slavin, P.A.
20100156317 - Light-emitting element driving circuit: A light-emitting element driving circuit includes a PWM signal output circuit configured to output a plurality of PWM signals each having one logic level whose duty ratio corresponds to gradation data and each corresponding to each of a plurality of light-emitting elements, on the basis of the gradation data indicating... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20100156321 - Lamp driving device: A lamp driving device includes a DC power supply, a square wave switch, a square wave controller, a plurality of lamps, a starting transformer, and a common transformer; a plurality of starting transformers and a plurality of common transformers are disposed at both sides of the plurality of lamps respectively,... Agent: Hdls Ipr Services
20100156320 - Led circuit with high dimming frequency: A LED circuit comprises: an inductor, a group of LEDs, a capacitor, a power MOS and a switching circuit. The inductor is connected to a voltage supply and a first node; the group of LEDs is connected to the first node and a ground potential; the capacitor is connected to... Agent: Hayes Soloway P.C.
20100156319 - Led lighting system with accurate current control: A light emitting diode (LED) lighting system and method are disclosed. The LED lighting system and method include an LED controller to accurately control a current in an LED system. The LED controller includes components to calculate, based on the current and an active time period of an LED current... Agent: Cirrus Logic, Inc. Cirrus Logic Legal Department
20100156325 - High efficiency power conditioning circuit for lighting device: A power conditioning circuit in a light bulb efficiently converts an Alternating Current (AC) input voltage into Direct Current (DC) power for operating LEDs in the light bulb. The power conditioning circuit discharges capacitors when a voltage level of the input voltage drops below a given voltage necessary to operate... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP
20100156324 - Led driver circuit with over-current protection during a short circuit condition: An LED driver circuit is provided for protecting one (or more) LEDs connected in series from over-current damages which may result from a short circuit condition. The driver circuit includes a current control circuit for receiving an input signal from a power source and providing a current output for powering... Agent: Waddey & Patterson, P.C.
20100156323 - Light emitting device driver circuit and method for driving light emitting device: The present invention discloses a light emitting device driver circuit and a method for driving a light emitting device. The circuit comprises: a power stage performing power conversion on an input voltage to supply an output current to one or more light emitting devices; and a control circuit sensing the... Agent: Tung & Associates / Randy W. Tung, Esq.
20100156322 - Low power non-isolated driver: The present invention mainly discloses low power non-isolated driver that can be used for LED lighting and other non-isolated power supply appliance, in which the input side is connected to an AC or DC input, a PWM control circuit is connected to the buck converter switch, a capacitor filters the... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100156326 - Electronic candle: An electronic candle includes a bottom seat on which is a circuit board. The circuit board includes at least a first illuminating element, the bottom seat contains a control set which is coupled with the circuit board, and the bottom seat is covered by a cap, an upper part of... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100156327 - Portable electronic device with touch illumination function and touch illumination method thereof: A portable electronic device with a touch illumination function and a touch illumination method thereof are provided. The portable electronic device with the touch illumination function includes an input module, a touch sensor, and an illumination module. The touch sensor is disposed around the input module, senses a touch motion... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP06/17/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20100148669 - Electrodeless lamps and methods: An electrodeless plasma lamp and a method of generating light are described. The lamp may comprise a lamp body including a dielectric material. The bulb is positioned proximate the lamp body and contains a fill that forms a plasma when radio frequency (RF) power is coupled to the fill. The... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100148670 - Electron source substrate and image display apparatus: Row-directional wires, column-directional wires having a resistance higher than that of the row-directional wires, and electron-emitting devices are disposed on a substrate. The electron-emitting devices and the column-directional wires are each connected via a resistor element. The resistor element is provided with a local fuse portion that is easier to... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100148671 - Pathway indicating luminaire: A pathway indicating luminaire for use in an auxiliary lighting system contains at least one source of primary light and at least one light emitting diode. A switching system provides energy from a storage cell to the light emitting diode upon certain conditions, generally by time or by lack of... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20100148672 - Energy efficient lighting system and method: A light system and method includes a housing having an array of LEDs spaced to transmit light within a field of illumination. An EM sensor disposed within the housing is configured to detect EM radiation within the field of illumination. A processor is configured to generate an output in response... Agent: Richard L. Sampson Sampson & Associates, P.C.
20100148673 - Led replacement light for fluorescent lighting fixtures: An LED replacement light for a fluorescent lighting fixture. The replacement light assembly includes a metal housing for heat dissipation and structural support. A standard plug for mating with the original lighting fixture connector is provided to allow direct replacement of an existing fluorescent light bulb. A control circuit having... Agent: Carstens & Cahoon, LLP
20100148674 - Setting an rgb luminous module: An arrangement for setting at least one RGB luminous module is provided. The arrangement may include at least one RGB sensor configured to detect a color signal; and a processor configured to set the at least one RGB luminous module depending on the color signal.... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner - Osr
20100148675 - Method and system for controlling the output of a luminaire: The present invention relates to a method of controlling the output of a luminaire comprising an array of LEDs emitting light of at least one color. The array has single color LED groups, wherein each group consists of at least one LED. The method comprises the following steps for each... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100148676 - Three-color rgb led color mixing and control by variable frequency modulation: Perceived output color and intensity (brightness) of light from a three-element red-green-blue (RGB) light emitting diode (LED) or optical combination of three LEDs (red, green and blue) are controlled with three pulse train signals, each having fixed pulse width and voltage amplitude and then increasing or decreasing the frequency (increasing... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20100148677 - Time division light output sensing and brightness adjustment for different spectra of light emitting diodes: In at least one embodiment, brightness multiple LEDs is adjusted by modifying power to subgroups of the multiple LEDs during different times and detecting the brightness of the LEDs during the reductions of power. In at least one embodiment, once the brightness of the LEDs are determined, a controller determines... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP
20100148678 - Led brightness control by variable frequency modulation: Perceived intensity (brightness) of light from a light emitting diode (LED) is controlled with a pulse train signal having fixed pulse width and voltage amplitude and then increasing or decreasing the frequency (increasing or decreasing the number of pulses over a time period) of this pulse train signal so as... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20100148679 - Current-balance circuit and backlight module having the same: The present invention relates to a current-balance circuit and a backlight module having the same. The current balance circuit includes a current balance unit, a control unit, and a detection unit. The current balance unit is connected to a plurality of light units to regulate the current of the plurality... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100148680 - Led light string capable of increasing the number of leds without adding extension plugs and sockets: An LED light string has a plug with two front diodes, an extension socket with two rear diodes, multiple LED units connected between the plug and the extension socket, and multiple intermediate diodes connected to the LED units. The intermediate diodes, the two front diodes and the two rear diodes... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100148681 - Driving circuit with continuous dimming function for driving light sources: A driving circuit for controlling power of a light source includes a power converter coupled to a power source and the light source, and a dimming controller coupled to the power converter. The power converter can receive power from the power source and provide a regulated power to the light... Agent: Patent Prosecution O2mirco , Inc.
20100148682 - Light source device, image display apparatus, and method of generating time-division color-separated light: A light source device includes: a discharge lamp provided with two electrodes; a discharge lamp lighting section adapted to light the discharge lamp by supplying the discharge lamp with electrical power while alternately switching a polarity of one of the electrodes of the discharge lamp with respect to the other... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC
20100148683 - Circuit for operating light emitting diodes (leds): The present invention relates to a circuit arrangement for supplying power to, and for controlling, light-emitting diodes for illuminating, and to a method therefor. The invention provides a driver circuit for providing an operating current for operating at least one light-emitting diode, wherein the operating current has different positive intensities.... Agent: Winston & Strawn LLP Patent Department
20100148684 - Supply device of circuit branches with led diodes: A device includes at least two circuit branches, each of said at least two circuit branches comprising at least one LED diode. The device comprises a supply circuit that provides an electric supply of said at least two circuit branches and includes a variable resistance. The device comprises a controller... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20100148686 - High pressure discharge lamp lighting apparatus: A discharge lamp lighting apparatus includes a discharge container, a pair of electrodes and a power supply apparatus. An alternating current of a frequency, which is lower than stationary frequency, is inserted periodically into the alternating current of stationary frequency. When a lighting current value of the discharge lamp is... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100148685 - Integrated dimmable compact fluorescence lamp and circuit used therein: The present invention discloses an integrated dimmable compact fluorescence lamp and a circuit used therein. The circuit includes: a dimming module configured to adjust the brightness of the compact fluorescence lamp by controlling the frequency of a voltage to be output to a control module, wherein the dimming module includes... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner - Osr
20100148687 - Lighting of discharge lamp by frequency control: A discharge lamp controlling apparatus includes a detector for detecting a discharge condition of a discharge lamp; a frequency changing unit for gradually changing a frequency of a voltage to be applied to the discharge lamp until the discharge condition reaches a predetermined lighting condition; and a voltage controller for... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100148688 - Lamp module and lighting device comprising such a lamp module: The present invention relates to a lamp module (10) comprising at least one light emitting diode (LED) chip (12) for emitting light, means (13, 15, 16, 17) for extracting and shaping the light emitted from the chip(s), and a base (21) for allowing the lamp module to be fitted and... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100148689 - Systems and methods for calibrating light output by light-emitting diodes: A system and method for calibrating light output from an LED is provided. The system includes a support on which an LED is positioned, a photosensor to measure the light output from the LED, and means for calibrating and adjusting the light output of the LED. Calibration is accomplished by... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property And Standards
20100148690 - Super high pressure mercury lamp: An extra-high pressure mercury lamp in which wear of an electrode is kept small even if a temperature of an electrode on the side of an opening portion of a reflector of an arc tube is increased to be higher than that of an electrode on the side of a... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20100148692 - Auto-dimming apparatus for controlling power delivered to a load: A circuit with a magnetically variable inductor that is placed in close proximity to an independently wound control coil and connected in parallel to a current transformer having primary and secondary windings wound on a magnetic core wherein the transformer core with associated windings. The inductor core is placed within... Agent: Charles Bickoff
20100148693 - Control system for light-emitting device: A control system for a light-emitting device may include test circuitry, photodetectors, and process circuitry. The test circuitry is configured to sequentially drive individual groups of light-emitting elements in a light-emitting device during a test sequence. Each group of light-emitting elements includes one or more light-emitting elements. The photodetectors are... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom/parc
20100148691 - Driving circuit with dimming controller for driving light sources: There is provided a driving circuit for controlling power of a light source. The driving circuit includes a power converter and a dimming controller. The power converter is coupled between a power source and the light source, and can receive power from the power source and provide a regulated power... Agent: Patent Prosecution O2mirco , Inc.
20100148695 - Display screen window assembly: A display screen window assembly includes a display screen window and a photo catalyst layer. The display screen window has an outer surface. The photo catalyst layer is disposed on the outer surface of the display screen window, thus the outer surface of the display window assembly has hydrophilic and... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100148694 - Led light string with capacitor based rectifier filter for increasing output voltage: A string of LED light is provided. The string of LED light has a full-wave rectifier with a capacitor based filter for increasing output voltage to the range of 2.6 to 2.84 times as compared with the output voltage of a typical full-wave rectifier without filter so that an increased... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100148696 - Method for controlling the emission behavior of luminaires in an arrangement of a plurality of luminaires, and an arrangement of a plurality of luminaires: A method for controlling the emission behavior of luminaires in an arrangement of a plurality of luminaires is provided. The method may include using a first luminaire of the plurality of luminaires to define the desired emission behavior at least of itself and at least of one further luminaire; emitting... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner - Osr
20100148697 - Microprocessor-controlled multifunction light with intrinsically safe energy limiting: An intrinsically safe energy limited circuit for space-restricted applications includes a fuse and resistor in series with a protected circuit or component wherein the fuse dissipates most of the power when the protected circuit or component is short circuited.... Agent: Whitaker, Chalk, Swindle & Sawyer, LLP
20100148698 - Audio controlled led decoration lamp string system: The present invention is an audio controlled LED decoration lamp string system that mainly is to design a system with flashing function by inputting the audio source's frequency to directly control the LED decoration lamp string and create the variation of light and shade. The said system can be electrically-conducted... Agent: Leong C Lei
20100148699 - Circuit configuration for operating at least one discharge lamp and method for generating an auxiliary voltage: A circuit arrangement for operating at least one discharge lamp may include: a first and a second input terminal for connecting a supply voltage; an inverter, which includes at least one first switch and one second switch, which are coupled in series between the first and the second input terminal... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner - Osr
20100148700 - Constant current output sink or source: A constant current output sink or source eliminates a current limiting series resistor for a light emitting diode (LED) and maintains a constant light intensity from the LED for all operating and manufacturing variables of a digital device since the current through the LED is maintained at a constant value.... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20100148701 - Led control circuit: A LED control circuit includes an LED array circuit and a control circuit. The LED array circuit has a plurality of parallel branches, each of which has a constant-current regulator, an LED and an FET connected together in series, wherein the constant-current regulator supplies a steady current to the corresponding... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100148702 - Liquid crystal display and overheat protection method thereof: A liquid crystal display equipped with an overheat protection device and overheat protection method is disclosed. When a temperature sensor measures that the temperature of a LED (Light-Emitting Diode) backlight module is overheated and possibly will cause damage, the overheat protection device descend the luminance of the LED backlight module... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC
20100148703 - Led lighting device and driving method for the same: It is provided an LED lighting device calibratable to 0 to 100% of wide range about a chromaticity and luminance of a illumination light by a simple configuration, and a driving method for the LED lighting device. The LED lighting device is provided with a first light-emitting unit and a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100148704 - Flexible light emitting array: A flexible light emitting array includes a flexible substrate, pluralities of first wires, second wires and light emitting components. The flexible substrate has a first surface and an opposite second surface. The first wires and the second wires penetrates across the first surface and the second surface to form pluralities... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20100148705 - Method of driving an injector in an internal injection betatron: A betatron magnet, the betatron magnet comprising at least one electron injector positioned approximate an inside of a radius of an betatron orbit, such that electrons are injected into the betatron orbit with the at least one electron injector positioned within an electron acceleration passageway, whereby the electron acceleration passageway... Agent: Schlumberger-doll Research Attn: Intellectual Property Law Department06/10/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20100141143 - Coaxial cavity gyrotron with two electron beams: A coaxial cavity gyrotron with two electron beams includes an electron gun (magnetron injection gun, “MIG,” with two beams), a coaxial beam-wave interaction cavity and an outer magnetic field tube. The coaxial beam-wave interaction cavity consists of two parts: an outer conductor and an inner conductor. The two hollow electron... Agent: Williams Mullen
20100141144 - Lamp comprising a base and at least light-emitting semiconductor component: A lamp with a base (1) and at least one light emitting semiconductor component (2) is disclosed. The base has at least two external electrical connections (11, 12) and at least two electrical connection parts (13, 14). The electrical connection parts are provided for electrically connecting the light emitting semiconductor... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20100141145 - Base for a high-pressure discharge lamp, and high-pressure discharge lamp.: The invention relates to a base for a high-pressure discharge lamp comprising a transformer (300) that is disposed in a chamber (214) of the base (2). Sealing compound (6) is arranged in the interstice between the transformer (300) and the walls of said chamber (214). The terminal (301) of the... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20100141146 - Turning signal light integrated grip for bikes: This invention proposes a turning-light integrated grip for bikes. Its main features comprises: (1) an invisible wiring is hided inside the grip, and also (2) the turning signal light module is hided and protected inside a corresponding outer ring so that aesthetic merits can be reached. (3) Automatic power-off electrical... Agent: Lu, Yen-ho
20100141147 - Capacitively coupled plasma (ccp) generator with two input ports: A capacitively coupled plasma (CCP) generator with two input ports, which is especially used as a large-area capacitively coupled plasma (CCP) generator. In the inventive CCP generator, only a RF power supply is required to provide the two input ports with RF power. The input impedance at each of the... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100141148 - Driving a lighting device: Driving a lighting device by a driving circuit for providing driving power for driving a lighting device, and by a decoupling unit for electrically decoupling the driving circuit from a lighting circuit. The driving power is transferred at least partially from the driving circuit to the lighting circuit, and the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100141149 - Fault protection methods and apparatus for cold cathode fluorescent lamps: The present disclosure provides methods and apparatus for fault protection for electronic devices (e.g., cold cathode fluorescent lamps). In one embodiment, a fault signal is detected and compared with a threshold to output a comparison signal. The comparison signal is then processed to generate a trigger signal, which triggers a... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20100141150 - Ballast protecting device: A ballast protecting device is connected between an AC input voltage and a ballasted lamp. The device includes a voltage sensing block, a current sensing block, a pulse forming block, a switch block, and a micro-controller unit (MCU). The pulse forming block converts positive half cycles of the voltage and... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20100141151 - X-ray tube and method for examining a target by scanning with an electron beam: The invention relates to an X-ray tube, especially a microfocus X-ray tube (2), comprising means (18) for orienting an electron beam (10) towards a target (4). A control device (20) is used to control the means for orienting the electron beam (10) towards the target (4) in such a way... Agent: Darby & Darby
20100141152 - Control system for controlling the light output of a led luminaire: This invention relates to a control system for controlling the light output of a LED luminaire comprising a single color LED group consisting of at least one LED. The control system comprises a spectral filter and a photodetector, which thus receives spectrally filtered light from the LED group. The photodetector... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100141153 - Wireless lighting devices and applications: In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for systems and methods that employ a control component and/or power source integrated in an LED based light source to control and/or power the LED light source wirelessly. In embodiments, the LED based light source may take the form of... Agent: Strategic Patents P.C..
20100141154 - Backlight module and method of controlling the luminance of the backlight module: A backlight module includes a plurality of light sources, a photo-sensor, and a control circuit. Each light source of the plurality of light sources can operate independently. The photo-sensor detects the luminance of the plurality of light sources to generate a luminance signal. The control circuit drives the plurality of... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100141155 - Method of driving light source, light source driving apparatus for performing the method, and display apparatus having the light source apparatus: A method of driving a light source includes adjusting a number of duty adjustments of driving signals driving light sources based on a dimming control signal and adjusting each duty ratio of each of the driving signals provided to each of the light sources in accordance with the adjusted number... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20100141156 - Flower pot incorporating lights for illuminating plants: A flowerpot including structure for illuminating a plant or other object or objects contained within the flowerpot may comprise a container. At least one light is supported on the container. A power source is coupled to the at least one light. The container may define an upper circumferential rim. The... Agent: Thompson Hine L.L.P. Intellectual Property Group
20100141157 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device having a first diode with an anode coupled to an electrode. A first switch is coupled between a cathode of the first diode and a first voltage source that supplies a first voltage. A first inductor and a second switch are coupled in series between a... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100141158 - Hybrid light source: A hybrid light source comprises a discrete-spectrum lamp (for example, a fluorescent lamp) and a continuous-spectrum lamp (for example, a halogen lamp). A control circuit individually controls the amount of power delivered to the discrete-spectrum lamp and the continuous-spectrum lamp in response to a phase-controlled voltage generated by a connected... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20100141159 - Led driving circuit and controller with temperature compensation thereof: The present invention provides an LED driving circuit with temperature compensation, comprising a power transforming circuit, an LED module and a controller. The transforming circuit receives an electrical power from an input power source and transforms it into an output voltage according to a control signal. The LED module is... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100141160 - Tracking regulator for led load and power regulation method thereof: A tracking regulator for a plurality of light emitting diode (LED) loads is provided. The tracking regulator includes a power supply and a control circuit coupled to the power supply. The power supply provides a power signal to each of the LED loads according to a control signal, wherein each... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100141161 - Holiday led lighting system and methods of use: The present disclosure provides a decorative light string system comprising a light string comprising a plurality of lighting bulbs arranged electrically in series, wherein each light bulb comprises at least two LED chips, wherein half of said LED chips are connected in parallel and wherein half of said LED chips... Agent: Moore & Van Allen PLLC
20100141162 - Led driver circuit with sequential led lighting control: An LED driver circuit powers a plurality of LED arrays coupled in parallel, each LED array having one or more LEDs coupled in series. A power converter converts an input signal from a power source into an output signal across the LED arrays. A switching element is coupled in series... Agent: Waddey & Patterson, P.C.
20100141163 - Method of driving a light source, light source apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the light source apparatus: A method of driving a light source includes; driving a plurality of light source strings in response to a plurality of driving signals, when a light source module having the plurality of light source strings connected in parallel with each other receives a driving voltage, detecting a detection voltage from... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100141164 - Igniter circuit for an hid lamp: An igniter circuit (10) for an HID lamp (11) has a DC input (VBUS) for coupling to a source of DC voltage, and an output (23, 24) for coupling to the HID lamp. A resonant ignition circuit (12) operating at a controlled resonant frequency is coupled to the DC input... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20100141165 - Method for igniting and starting high-pressure discharge lamps: A method for igniting and for starting high-pressure discharge lamps is provided. The method may include applying a takeover voltage to the lamp for a predetermined time of a burst; superimposing ignition pulses on the takeover voltage in such a way that the voltage of the ignition pulses and the... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner - Osr
20100141166 - Discharge element with discharge-control electrode and the control circuit thereof: The present invention relates to a new discharge element having a discharge-control electrode for inducing a discharge even at low voltage by improving a characteristic in which a discharge element may not be discharged against a fast transient voltage when it is at low voltage, and more specifically, the discharge... Agent: Clark & Brody
20100141167 - Illumination apparatus: An illumination apparatus used in non-light emission transparent display devices includes a base material, light emitting elements arranged two dimensionally on the surface of the base material, a drive section driving the light emitting elements, and a light emitting intensity control section controlling a light emitting intensity of the light... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100141170 - Ac/dc modulation conversion system and application thereof: This invention discloses an AC/DC modulation conversion system, which comprises a control signal transmitter, a control signal receiver and a control signal/modulation signal converter. The control signal transmitter transmits a control signal, the control signal receiver receives the control signal, the control signal/modulation signal converter converts the control signal into... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100141168 - Class-e amplifier and lighting ballast using the amplifier: An amplifier comprises a power source, a load network comprising a load and a resonance circuit, an input branch having a first end electrically coupled to the power source and a second end electrically coupled to the load network, and an active switch having one terminal electrically coupled to the... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20100141169 - Lighting systems: A power adaptor (20) for a lighting unit (50) having a solid state light source (50a,50b,50c) is disclosed. The power adaptor (20) comprises an input (22) for connection to a mains power supply, a power transfer module (40a,40b,40c,140a) that is coupled to the input (22) and provides an output suitable... Agent: Quine Intellectual Property Law Group, P.C.
20100141171 - Organic electroluminescent device with enhanced light emission: An organic electroluminescent device is provided which includes a colored polarizer to reduce power consumption requirements for desired levels of brightness. The organic electroluminescent device includes a substrate, an anode electrode layer, an organic layer, a cathode electrode layer, and a colored polarizer provided on a surface of the substrate... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20100141174 - Current ripple reduction circuit for leds: A powered LED circuit may include a power supply configured to generate and deliver an output current at a controllable average value with a substantial ripple component, one or more LEDs connected together, and a ripple reduction circuit connected to the power supply and to the one or more LEDs.... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100141176 - Light emitting diode display device and portable terminal device: A light emitting diode display in which the light emitted from each LED is not mixed easily when two LEDs arranged closely are lighted. An LED (1) and an LED (2) are arranged diagonally to oppose the long sides of a substantially rectangular parallelepiped lens (3). The LED (1) and... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20100141172 - Light source, solid state light emitting element module, fluorescent module, light orientation element module, illumination device, image display device, and light source adjustment method: An object of the present invention is to make possible irradiating a desired irradiated surface with a homogenized-colored light having high color rendering, with high luminous efficiency. To achieve the object, the present invention provides a light source comprising two or more primary light sources, each of which emits primary... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100141175 - Light sources utilizing segmented leds to compensate for manufacturing variations in the light output of individual segmented leds: A light source and method for making the same are disclosed. The light source includes a plurality of Segmented LEDs connected in parallel to a power bus and a controller. The power bus accepts a variable number of Segmented LEDs. The controller receives AC power and provides a power signal... Agent: The Law Offices Of Calvin B. Ward
20100141173 - Linearity in led dimmer control: A flyback controller may generate a switching signal for controlling the delivery of input current into a primary winding of a transformer in a flyback converter that has a secondary winding in the transformer and that is driven by AC output from a dimmer control that is chopped at a... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100141177 - Dimmer-controlled leds using flyback converter with high power factor: A flyback controller generates a switching signal for controlling delivery of current into a primary winding of a transformer in a flyback converter. The controller may include an output current monitoring circuit configured to generate a signal representative of an average output current in a secondary winding of the transformer... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100141178 - Dimmer control leakage pull down using main power device in flyback converter: A flyback controller-may include a dimmer input configured to receive a chopped and rectified AC voltage. Each cycle of the signal may have an off period which is substantially attenuated but not always zero due to leakage of a dimmer control from which the chopped AC voltage originates, and an... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100141179 - Universal input voltage light emitting device: The configurations of a light emitting device are provided in the present invention. The proposed device includes a light source, an enclosure, and an integrated control circuitry coupled to the light source, enclosed in the enclosure and receiving a universal input voltage.... Agent: Richard Landry Gray
20100141180 - Light source system: A light source system includes a current source for providing a predetermined current, a dimming control switch for turning on/off according to a dimming control signal, a first interlacing-control switch for turning on/off according to a first interlacing-control signal, a second interlacing-control switch for turning on/off according to a second... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100141182 - Phosphor layer arrangement for use with light emitting diodes: Phosphor layer arrangement for use with light emitting diodes. In an aspect, a light emitting diode apparatus is provided that includes a least one light emitting diode, an encapsulation covering the at least one light emitting diode, a lens having a phosphor layer formed upon a bottom surface, the lens... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100141181 - Wire and frame in particular niobium-based for single-side socket lamps and a method for the production and use thereof: A highly heat resistant wire based on niobium or tantalum or niobium tantalum alloy for single-side socket lamps is enriched, according to the invention, with phosphorus and converted into an annealed state. The wire exhibits a yield strength Rp 0.2 of at least 200 MPa or a tensile strength Rm... Agent: Briscoe, Kurt G. Norris Mclaughlin & Marcus, Pa
20100141183 - Method and apparatus coordinating synchrotron acceleration periods with patient respiration periods: The invention relates generally to treatment of solid cancers. More particularly, the invention relates to enhancing synchrotron acceleration cycle usage efficiency by adjusting the synchrotron's acceleration cycle to correlate with a patient's respiration rate where efficiency refers to the duty cycle or the percentage of acceleration cycles used to deliver... Agent: Hazen Patent Group, LLC06/03/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20100134007 - System and method for gyrotron power regulation: A system to regulate gyrotron power is configured to raise the filament voltage of a gyrotron to a standby voltage, then set the filament voltage to the normal standby voltage plus a current offset voltage before pulsing the gyrotron. The system is further configured to increase the filament voltage to... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100134008 - Electrodeless lamps with grounded coupling elements and improved bulb assemblies: An electrode-less plasma lamp, comprising generally of a bulb containing a gas-fill and light emitter(s) that is excited to produce light using radio-frequency (RF) energy. The present lamp includes compact air resonators/waveguides that use grounded coupling-elements with integrated bulb assemblies to reduce the size of the resonator and improve the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100134010 - Integrated gas discharge lamp: Various embodiments relate to an integrated gas discharge lamp including a lamp base, a gas discharge lamp burner and an ignition electronics, wherein the integrated gas discharge lamp includes an operation electronics for operating the gas discharge lamp burner, and the gas discharge lamp burner, the ignition electronics, and the... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner - Osr
20100134009 - Mixed light lamp: A mixed light lamp may include an outer bulb, in which a filament and a discharge vessel are accommodated in series, the discharge vessel having a metal halide fill, the lamp furthermore being assigned a rectifier, an energy storage means and a starting device, wherein the starting device contains a... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner - Osr
20100134011 - Headlamp controller: A headlamp controller includes: a headlamp unit configured to illuminate a front area of a vehicle with a light distribution pattern; an image capturing camera configured to capture an image of the front area; and a light distribution controller including: a road shape detecting unit configured to detect a road... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20100134012 - Circuit arrangement, and method for the operation of a fluorescent lamp: A circuit arrangement is provided for operating a fluorescent lamp with a first and a second filament, the circuit arrangement including a heater for the first and the second filament, wherein the circuit arrangement furthermore includes: an apparatus for storing at least one threshold value for at least one operational... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner - Osr
20100134013 - Method and system for adjusting the frequency of a resonator assembly for a plasma lamp: A plasma electrodeless lamp comprises a substantially hollow metallic body, closely receiving two coupling elements, the first coupling element connected to the output of an RF amplifier, and the second coupling element connected to the input of an RF amplifier. The first coupling element is conductively connected (grounded) to metallic... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100134015 - Light emitting module: A light emitting module includes a light source, a light guide plate, and a reflecting mask. The light source includes a circuit board and a light emitting device fixed on the circuit board. The light emitting device includes a plurality of light emitting elements and a control circuit. The light... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100134017 - Liquid-cooled led lighting device: A liquid-cooled LED lighting device can be provided in which a temporal increase in the temperature of the tubing and the circulation pump when the LED light sources are turned off is prevented to ensure high reliability. The liquid-cooled LED lighting device can include an LED light source, a liquid... Agent: Cermak Kenealy Vaidya & Nakajima LLP
20100134014 - Solar or wind powered light: A LED lighting assembly comprising at least one LED; the at least one LED being mounted to a support; at least one solar element for creating electric power from solar power; at least one battery for storing electricity generated by the solar element; at least one wind vane operatively associated... Agent: Lawrence E. Anderson
20100134016 - Solid-state lighting device: A solid-state lighting device (500) includes a plurality of light-emitting elements (510, 525, 530) configured for generating light that are thermally coupled to a heat spreading chassis configured for coupling to one or more heat sinks (520). The lighting device further includes a mixing chamber which is optically coupled to... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100134018 - Led string driver with light intensity responsive to input voltage: A driving arrangement for a plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs), the driving arrangement constituted of: a plurality of serially connected first LEDs coupled to a source voltage; a plurality of first electronically controlled switches, each associated with a particular one of the plurality of serially connected first LEDs and... Agent: Microsemi Corp - Amsg Ltd.
20100134020 - Led lighting control integrated circuit having embedded programmable nonvolatile memory: For providing a compact high-precision lighting control means to drive an LED lighting module, a lighting control integrated circuit is set forth to perform an accurate lighting control. At least one nonvolatile memory is embedded in the lighting control integrated circuit for storing a plurality of lookup tables. One lookup... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100134021 - Momentary night light assembly: This invention relates to assemblies used as night lights and contains certain embodiments that improve, add features, and/or lower the cost of the type of momentary night light defined by U.S. Pat. No. 7,253,570 The words ‘momentary night light assembly’ as used in this invention means a light that remains... Agent: John Ayres
20100134022 - 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: Colin P Abrahams
20100134023 - Methods and systems for dimmable fluorescent lighting: A system for operating a fluorescent light is provided. The system comprises: a fluorescent lamp with at least one electrode having at least one corresponding heating filament; a filament signal power supply for providing a filament current signal having a filament current frequency, the filament signal power supply connected to... Agent: Oyen, Wiggs, Green & Mutala LLP 480 - The Station
20100134025 - Led curtain: An LED curtain includes a plurality of transparent hollow tubes parallelly connected side by side to form an integral unit and serve as a basic curtain body; a plurality of light-emitting strings, each of which includes a plurality of serially connected light-emitting diodes (LEDs) sequentially disposed in each of the... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100134024 - Led thermal management system and method: A thermal management system for reducing or eliminating heat-mediated degradation of LED performance and/or operating life. The system may include a thermal controller arranged to respond to an LED operating condition, and to responsively limit temperature in the LED. The thermal controller in one implementation includes a bypass circuit containing... Agent: Intellectual Property / Technology Law
20100134026 - Light emitting diode device: A light emitting diode (LED) device comprises a base and a cover packaging of a rectifier diode chip and a light emitting diode chip connecting in series with a metal wire. The LED device can be plugged directly into the socket of the LED light string without any other external... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100134027 - Multi-lamp hid luminaire with cycling switch: A multi-lamp HID luminaire is provided with a HID ballast. An ignitor that produces a high voltage ignition pulse is coupled to the HID ballast and is also coupled to a plurality of HID lamp sockets that receive HID lamps. A cycling switch is also electrically coupled to the HID... Agent: Middleton & Reutlinger
20100134030 - Driver apparatus for a gas discharge lamp: A driver apparatus (100) for driving a gas discharge lamp (L) comprises a commutator circuit (5) having a bridge topology with four switches (T1-T4) controlled by a controller (6), with an inductor (L2) arranged in series with the lamp and a capacitor (C3) arranged in parallel with the lamp, the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100134028 - Light source: A light source comprises a discharge lamp (LA), a bridge circuit for driving the discharge lamp and a reflector (RE). The bridge circuit comprises a capacitor (C1) coupled between a lamp connection terminal (T3, T4) and an input terminal of the bridge circuit (T1). EMI caused by the discharge lamp... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100134029 - Method of ignition regulation of discharge lamp and the corresponding electronic ballast circuit: A method and corresponding electronic ballast circuit for regulating the ignition voltage of a discharge lamp is described. The circuit includes a discharge lamp with an AC operating voltage supplied by a half-bridge inverter circuit comprising two transistors. The method includes detecting the current flowing through one transistor of the... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner - Osr
20100134032 - Circuit arrangement, and method for the operation of a high-pressure discharge lamp: A circuit arrangement for operating a high-pressure discharge lamp with an electronic ballast, which is designed to provide an AC feed signal for the high-pressure discharge lamp, the frequency of the AC feed signal being at least 1 MHz, wherein the electronic ballast is adapted to modulate the amplitude of... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20100134031 - Device and method for periodic diode actuation: An energy efficient illumination device is provided in which energy consumption is reduced by using a pulse generating circuit which provides power to LEDs in short pulses, and in which the circuit has a lifespan which is comparable to that of an LED. The illumination device includes a pulse generator... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP
20100134033 - Driving method for discharge lamp, driving device for discharge lamp, light source device, and image display apparatus: In at least one embodiment of the disclosure, a driving device for a discharge lamp includes an alternating current supply section and a frequency switching section. The alternating current supply section supplies two electrodes of the discharge lamp with an alternating current. The alternating current includes a plurality of modulation... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC
20100134034 - High-pressure discharge lamp lighting device with alternating current frequency time periods: The high-pressure discharge lamp lighting device of the invention includes a lighting circuit for supplying an alternating current to a high-pressure discharge lamp to cause lighting, the high-pressure discharge lamp having an arc tube in which a halogen material is enclosed and a pair of electrodes is disposed, and each... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)
20100134035 - Fluorescent dimming ballast with improved effieciency: Dimming ballasts and methods are presented for powering a plurality of fluorescent lamps in which at most one of the lamps is selectively dimmed while all the remaining lamps are turned on or off according to a dimming level setpoint to allow dimming to match a user's desired lighting level... Agent: Fay Sharpe LLP
20100134036 - Transformer and backlight apparatus: The invention discloses a transformer and a backlight apparatus. The backlight apparatus includes a power module, a lamp and a transformer. The transformer includes a bobbin, a primary winding, a secondary winding, a first conductive plate and a second conductive plate. The bobbin has a high-voltage winding region and a... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20100134037 - Light source emitting mixed-colored light and method for controlling the color locus of such a light source: A light source (10) is disclosed, emitting multi-coloured light with light of at least two different colours, emitted from a number of primary light sources (1) wherein the primary light sources (1) are divided into groups and the brightness values of the primary light sources (1) within a group are... Agent: Osram Sylvania Inc
20100134039 - Light emitting diode backlight module and driving apparatus and method thereof: A light emitting diode (LED) backlight module, a driving apparatus and a driving method thereof are provided. The driving apparatus is adapted to drive at least one LED of at least one lighting unit within the LED backlight module. The driving apparatus includes a latch unit and a switch unit.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100134038 - Phase controlled dimming led driver system and method thereof: The present invention relates to providing an improved phase controlled dimming LED driver circuitry, system and a method thereof, which is configured to enable dimming intensity of light generated by a light source, said phase controlled dimming driver circuitry being connected to a phase control dimmer that provides to it... Agent: Houston Eliseeva
20100134044 - Ballast for multiple lamps and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein is a ballast for multiple lamps and a method of manufacturing the ballast. A first coil is wound around a bobbin which has a partition formed in the center portion of an inner space thereof. An insulating sheet is stacked on the first coil, and a second coil... Agent: Lrk Patent Law Firm
20100134040 - Led driver with precharge and track/hold: A power source provides an output voltage to drive a plurality of light emitting diode (LED) strings. A feedback controller monitors the tail voltages of the LED strings to identify the minimum tail voltage and adjusts the output voltage based on a relationship between the minimum tail voltage and a... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP
20100134041 - Led string driver with shift register and level shifter: The present invention relates to a device for individually driving OLED/LED elements of an OLED/LED string, comprising for each OLED/LED element of the string: a controllable shunting switch (22, 42) coupled with the respective OLED/LED element (14, 15), switch controller means (30, 44) for controlling said shunting switch (22, 42)... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100134043 - Lighting device: In a lighting device, a first LED is formed by sealing a blue LED element by a first resin, the first resin having a first phosphor included in the first resin so as to raise a correlation color temperature of an emitted light color; and a second LED is formed... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20100134042 - System for controlling light sources: A lighting control system (100) includes a first adapter (150) configured to be operationally coupled to a first light source (110) to provide a first power level, and a second adapter (160) configured to be operationally coupled to a second light source (120) to provide a second power level. A... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100134045 - Cold cathode tube lighting device: A cold cathode tube lighting device prevents emission-position-dependent unevenness from occurring in the brightness of light emitted from the cold cathode tube lighting device and includes a plurality of discharge tubes connected in parallel; ballast capacitors each integrally attached to a respective one the plurality of discharge tubes; power supplies... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20100134046 - Led replacement lamp and a method of replacing preexisting luminaires with led lighting assemblies: A lighting apparatus for retrofitting an existing luminaire includes a plurality of light emitting diodes (LED) of similar or differing wavelengths arranged and configured in at least one light bar array, a heat sink module thermally coupled to the at least one light bar array, an electronic power module electrically... Agent: Law Offices Of Daniel L. Dawes Dawes Patent Law Group
20100134047 - Modular led light bulb: An LED-based lighting device and method for making the same are disclosed. The lighting device includes an LED light source mounted on a heat sink, a power adaptor, and a controller. The power adaptor is configured to be interchangeable with a conventional incandescent bulb power adapter. The controller provides an... Agent: The Law Offices Of Calvin B. Ward
20100134048 - Hid-lamp control method and circuit: A method and circuit for controlling an HID lamp powered by an HID ballast during warm-up includes gradually increasing the lamp power as the lamp voltage increases. The method includes the steps of calculating a variable reference signal as a function of the lamp voltage and controlling the lamp operating... Agent: Waddey & Patterson, P.C.
20100134049 - Led lamp-lighting circuit and led lamp as well as an led lamp-lighting conversion socket: To stably illuminate an LED lamp even when an internally-excited electronic transformer is used in the power supply circuit, the full wave of the AC voltage supplied from the power supply circuit is rectified using a current rectifying circuit. When the power supply starts, current flows into a start-assist circuit... Agent: Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C. Intellectual Property Department
20100134050 - Method and system for automatically verifying the possibility of rendering a lighting atomosphere from an abstract description: The invention relates to automatically verifying the possibility of rendering a lighting atmosphere from an abstract description, for example from a lighting atmosphere specified in XML (Extensible Markup Language) independent of a specific lighting infrastructure and of a room layout. A basic idea of the invention is to create for... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100134051 - Systems and methods for remotely controlling an electrical load: Systems and methods for remotely controlling an electrical load are provided. A switch is associated with controlling one or more electricity-consuming devices. After electrically isolating the switch from the electricity-consuming device, an adapter is communicatively coupled to and used to detect the state of the switch. The adapter generates and... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20100134052 - Light emitting polymer devices using self-assembled monolayer structures: A light emitting device comprising a transparent substrate; a layer of conducting material in contact with the transparent substrate; a self-assembled monolayer bonded to the layer of conducting material; one or more light emitting polymer layers in electron contact to the self-assembled monolayer; and a reflective metal layer in electron... Agent: Don D. ChaPrevious industry: Electric lamp and discharge devices: consumable electrodes
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