05890794 is referenced by 307 patents and cites 7 patents.

lighting unit includes a circuit board having a number of LED packages extending outward from a front side. The printed circuit board is covered by a transparent cover, forming an outer cavity between the cover and the printed circuit board. The printed circuit board is supported by a housing, in which a second cavity is formed. In a first embodiment, the circuit board, being flexible, is wrapped around a cylindrical housing, with LED packages being directed radially outward. In a second embodiment, the circuit board is rigid, with LED packages being aligned in a common outward direction. In either embodiment, the outer cavity may be filled with a fluid used to promote cooling the LED packages.

Title
Lighting units
Application Number
8/627119
Publication Number
5890794
Application Date
April 3, 1996
Publication Date
April 6, 1999
Inventor
Maria Fernanda Abtahi
2649 NW. 28th Ter., Boca Raton, 33434
FL, US
Homayoon Abtahi
2649 NW. 28th Ter., Boca Raton, 33434
FL, US
Agent
Ronald V Davidge
IPC
F21L 9/00
F21V 29/00
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