05005108 is referenced by 289 patents and cites 17 patents.

Thin panel illuminator includes a solid transparent panel member having one or more deformed output regions which cause light entering the panel along an input edge thereof to be emitted along the length of the panel. Light may be transmitted to one or more panel input edges from one or more light sources utilizing transition devices which convert easily focused light generally to the shape of the panel input surfaces.

Title
Thin panel illuminator
Application Number
7/309424
Publication Number
5005108
Application Date
February 10, 1989
Publication Date
April 2, 1991
Inventor
Jeffery R Parker
Concord
OH, US
David J Pristash
Brecksville
OH, US
Agent
Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar
Assignee
Lumitex
OH, US
IPC
F21V 7/04
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