08093823 is referenced by 101 patents and cites 144 patents.

A light source including at least one light emitting diode and, optionally, a housing portion surrounding the light emitting diode. The at least one light emitting diode can be an organic light-emitting diode sheet. The at least one light emitting diode is preferably enclosed in a housing portion comprising a hollow bulb-shaped portion formed of glass, plastic, etc. The housing portion can be filled partially or completely by a potting material. Alternatively, the housing portion can be formed of a potting material or a conformal coating material. At least one connector is coupled to the end of the housing portion. A power supply circuit supplies electrical current to the at least one light emitting diode through the connector.

Title
Light sources incorporating light emitting diodes
Application Number
11/7417
Publication Number
8093823 (B1)
Application Date
December 8, 2004
Publication Date
January 10, 2012
Inventor
Jean C Raymond
Nominique
CA
Jos Timmermans
Ortonville
MI, US
John Ivey
Farmington Hills
MI, US
Agent
Young Basile
Assignee
Altair Engineering
MI, US
IPC
H05B 39/04
H05B 37/02
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