04714983 is referenced by 226 patents and cites 5 patents.

A backlight having lamps inserted into ends of a transparent member is disclosed. A top surface of the member is polished and contains an opaque section opposing the lamps. A bottom surface of the member is uniformly frosted so that variations in the average depth of surface irregularities are minimized.

Title
Uniform emission backlight
Application Number
6/743226
Publication Number
4714983
Application Date
June 10, 1985
Publication Date
December 22, 1987
Inventor
Warren R Lang
Chandler
AZ, US
Agent
Lowell W Gresham
Assignee
Motorola
IL, US
IPC
F21V 13/04
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