James Michael Kostka, Andrew Scott Albrecht: Enhanced edge seal design for organic light emitting diode (OLED) encapsulation. General Electric Company, Fay Sharpe, August 28, 2012: US08253329 (3 worldwide citation)

A light source assembly and associated method of forming same includes a generally planar light emitting device having parallel first and second generally planar surfaces that are interconnected along a perimeter. A seal extends over at least a portion of the light emitting device. Further, a sidewa ...

Deeder Aurongzeb, James Michael Kostka: Large area light emitting electrical package with current spreading bus. General Electric Company, Peter T DiMauro, GE Global Patent Operation, April 8, 2014: US08692457 (2 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a light emitting electrical package having a first electrode layer comprising a substantially transparent nonmetallic conductive material, and a plurality of light emitting elements disposed on said first electrode layer. The first electrode layer comprises a peripheral region, a ...

Deeder Aurongzeb, James Michael Kostka: Organic light emitting diode with magnetic structure for improved current adaptability. General Electric Company, Fay Sharpe, May 29, 2012: US08188463 (2 worldwide citation)

An organic light emitting device includes a cathode and an optional substrate external to the device. The device further includes at least one film layer disposed on at least one of the cathode or the substrate. The at least one film layer includes at least one of a magnetic, a mixed magnetic materi ...

James Michael Kostka: Utilizing gradient refractive index films for light extraction and distribution control in OLED. General Electric Company, Fay Sharpe, August 21, 2012: US08247820 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an electro-optical device, wherein the device is a light source, for example an OLED. The OLED includes at least a substrate, a cathode, an anode, one or more organic light-emissive materials disposed between the cathode and anode, and a gradient refractive index fil ...

Bruce Richard Roberts, James Michael Kostka: Organic light emitting device connection methods. General Electric Company, Fay Sharpe, April 29, 2014: US08710732 (2 worldwide citation)

A light panel includes a light source having a generally planar, light emitting surface and a perimeter edge. A backsheet is disposed in substantially parallel relation with the light emitting surface, and an electrical feed-through region extends through the backsheet at a location spaced inwardly ...

James Michael Kostka, Jon B Jansma: Fluorescent lamp with UV-blocking layer and protective sleeve. General Electric Company, Pearne & Gordon, November 8, 2011: US08053962 (1 worldwide citation)

A fluorescent lamp having a protective polymeric sleeve to provide impact resistance and contain fragments if the lamp shatters. A UV-blocking layer is coated on the outside of the glass envelope of the lamp or on the inside of the sleeve to help protect the polymeric sleeve from UV degradation. The ...

Deeder Aurongzeb, James Michael Kostka, Gary Robert Allen: Thermal management in large area flexible OLED assembly. General Electric Company, Fay Sharpe, September 9, 2014: US08829556 (1 worldwide citation)

A large area, flexible, OLED assembly has improved thermal management by providing a metal cathode of increased thickness of at least 500 nm. A thermal heat sink trace may be used as alternative or in conjunction with the increased thickness cathode where the trace leads from a central region of the ...

James Michael Kostka, Edward James Balaschak, Thomas Alexander Knapp, John Allie Charny: Large area hermetic encapsulation of an optoelectronic device using vacuum lamination. General Electric Company, Global Patent Operation, Peter T DiMauro, October 21, 2014: US08865487 (1 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for accurately picking and placing one or more optoelectronic devices for vacuum lamination of materials in a way that minimizes stress to the materials.

Deeder Mohammad Aurongzeb, James Michael Kostka: Color mixing using the reflective properties of OLEDs. General Electric Company, GE Global Patent Operation, Peter T DiMauro, April 28, 2015: US09016894 (1 worldwide citation)

Color mixing using the reflective properties of an OLED is provided. At least one OLED is used to reflect light from at least one other light source such that light from the OLED and the additional light source are combined. Light from the additional light source is reflected from a surface in the O ...

William Dwight Gerstler, James Michael Kostka, Jeffrey Douglas Rambo, John William Moores: Gas turbine engine component with integrated heat pipe. General Electric Company, General Electric Company, Brian P Overbeck, March 6, 2018: US09909448

A heat transfer apparatus for a gas turbine engine includes: a component having a wall structure defining a flow bounding surface; a chamber formed in the component, the chamber including a wicking structure, a vapor channel, and a working fluid.