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Eran Fine, Noam Meir: Illumination apparatus. Oree, Bingham McCutchen, March 6, 2012: US08128272 (54 worldwide citation)

An illumination apparatus, comprising at least one light emitting source embedded in a waveguide material is disclosed. The waveguide material is capable of propagating light generated by light emitting source(s), such that at least a portion of the light is diffused within the waveguide material an ...


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Fine Eran, Meir Noam: Illumination apparatus. Oree Advanced Illumination Solutions, Fine Eran, Meir Noam, GE EHRLICH, December 14, 2006: WO/2006/131924 (50 worldwide citation)

An illumination apparatus (10), comprising at least one light emitting source (12) embedded in a waveguide material (14) is disclosed. The waveguide material (14) is capable of propagating light generated by light emitting source(s) (12), such that at least a portion of the light is diffused within ...


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Noam Meir, Micha Zimmermann, Yosi Shani: Discrete light guide-based planar illumination area. Oree, Bingham McCutchen, November 22, 2011: US08064743 (44 worldwide citation)

In one aspect, a planar illumination area includes two light-guide elements, each with an out-coupling region. At least a portion of each out-coupling region overlaps with at least a portion of the other. The overlapping region emits a substantially uniform light output power.


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Noam Meir, Micha Zimmermann, Yosi Shani: Elimination of stitch artifacts in a planar illumination area. Oree, Goodwin Procter, November 2, 2010: US07826698 (44 worldwide citation)

In one aspect, a planar illumination area includes two light-guide elements, each with an out-coupling region. At least a portion of each out-coupling region overlaps with at least a portion of the other. The overlapping region emits a substantially uniform light output power.


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Noam Meir, Eran Fine: Waveguide sheet containing in-coupling, propagation, and out-coupling regions. Oree, Bingham McCutchen, April 19, 2011: US07929816 (36 worldwide citation)

In one aspect, an illumination structure includes a substantially non-fiber waveguide, which itself includes a discrete in-coupling region for receiving light, a discrete propagation region for propagating light, and a discrete out-coupling region for emitting light.


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Fine Eran, Meir Noam: Method and device for providing circumferential illumination. Oree Advanced Illumination Solutions, Fine Eran, Meir Noam, GE EHRLICH, December 4, 2008: WO/2008/146290 (30 worldwide citation)

A light source device, comprising at least one light emitting element, an optical for distributing light emitted by the light emitting element(s) into a waveguide material which is in optical communication with the optical funnel, and at least one reflector contacting the waveguide material for redi ...


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Fine Eran: Flexible optical device. Oree Advanced Illumination Solutions, Fine Eran, G E EHRLICH, June 24, 2004: WO/2004/053531 (28 worldwide citation)

A flexible and optionally highly elastic waveguide capable of propagating and emitting light (51) is disclosed. The flexible waveguide (50) comprises a flexible material (52) having a surface and an end, wherein a first portion of the light is emitted through at least a portion of the surface (54) o ...


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Yosi Shani, Tania Kosburd, Dafna B Arbiv: Slim waveguide coupling apparatus and method. Oree, Bingham McCutchen, October 30, 2012: US08297786 (24 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, an illumination structure includes a discrete light source disposed proximate a bottom surface of a waveguide and below a depression in a top surface thereof. A top mirror may be disposed above the discrete light source to convert modes of light emitted from the discrete ligh ...


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Noam Meir, Eran Fine: Planar white illumination apparatus. Oree, Bingham McCutchen, May 22, 2012: US08182128 (23 worldwide citation)

In one aspect, an illumination structure includes a substantially non-fiber waveguide, which itself includes a discrete in-coupling region for receiving light, a discrete propagation region for propagating light, and a discrete out-coupling region for emitting light.


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Micha Zimmermann: Low-profile illumination device. Oree, Bingham McCutchen, December 11, 2012: US08328406 (23 worldwide citation)

An illumination system in accordance with an embodiment hereof includes a first substantially flat waveguide for propagating and emitting light. The first waveguide may include a plurality of optical elements increasing in density from an edge to the center of the first waveguide. Light enters the f ...