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Juan C Minano, Pablo Benitez, Juan C Gonzalez, Waqidi Falicoff, H J Caulfield: High efficiency non-imaging optics. Light Prescriptions Innovators, Law Offices of James D McFarland, October 28, 2003: US06639733 (130 worldwide citation)

A highly efficient optical device comprises two opposing active non-spherical optical surfaces defined by a two-dimensional representation that is symmetrically extended to provide a three-dimensional device. A focal area, spaced apart from the optical surface and non-contiguous therewith, is define ...


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Pablo Benitez, Juan C Minano, Fernando Munoz: Compact folded-optics illumination lens. Light Prescriptions Innovators, Thomas F Lebens, Sinsheimer Juhnke Lebens & McIvor, February 20, 2007: US07181378 (127 worldwide citation)

The present embodiments provide for apparatuses, and methods for manufacturing apparatuses to convert a first distribution of an input radiation to a second distribution of output radiation. The apparatus can be defined in some embodiments by generating a two-dimensional representation of three acti ...


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Juan C Minano, Waqidi Falicoff, Pablo Benitez, William A Parkyn, Julio Pinto Chaves, Yupin Sun: Asymmetric TIR lenses producing off-axis beams. Light Prescriptions Innovators, Thomas F Lebens, Sinsheimer Schiebelhut & Beggett, August 2, 2005: US06924943 (63 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an improvement of a total internal reflection lens whereby a tilted symmetry axis leads to a net deflection of the output beam away from the surface normal of the exit surface. Linear TIR lenses have a net deflection transverse to their focal strip. Circular TIR lens ...


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Julio C Chaves, Waqidi Falicoff, Juan C Minano, Pablo Benitez, William A Parkyn Jr, Roberto Alvarez, Oliver Dross: Optical manifold for light-emitting diodes. Light Prescriptions Innovators, Drinker Biddle & Reath, June 3, 2008: US07380962 (21 worldwide citation)

An optical manifold for efficiently combining a plurality of blue LED outputs to illuminate a phosphor for a single, substantially homogeneous output, in a small, cost-effective package. Embodiments are disclosed that use a single or multiple LEDs and a remote phosphor, and an intermediate wavelengt ...


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Juan C Minano, Pablo Benitez, Yupin Sun, William A Parkyn, Roberto Alvarez, Waqidi Falicoff: Etendue-squeezing illumination optics. Light Prescription Innovators, Thomas F Lebens, Sinsheimer Juhnke Lebens & McIvor, April 21, 2009: US07520641 (13 worldwide citation)

In some embodiments, an apparatus for use generating illumination is provided that comprises a reflective base, a first light source positioned proximate the reflective base, and a reimaging reflector positioned partially about the first light source, where a percentage of light emitted from the fir ...


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Pablo Benitez, Robert E Grip, Juan C Minano, Authi A Narayanan, Adam Plesniak, Joel A Schwartz: Enclosed, off-axis solar concentrator. The Boeing Company, John A Lepore, November 26, 2013: US08592673 (1 worldwide citation)

A solar concentrator including a housing having a receiving wall, a reflecting wall and at least two end walls, the receiving, reflecting and end walls defining a three-dimensional volume having an inlet, wherein a vertical axis of the housing is generally perpendicular to the inlet, a receiver moun ...


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Pablo Benitez, Juan C Minano, Fernando Munoz: Compact folded-optics illumination lens. Sinsheimer Schiebelhut Baggett, December 9, 2004: US20040246606-A1

A method for manufacturing an apparatus and the apparatus being configured to convert a first distribution of an input radiation to a second distribution of output radiation. The method consists of the steps of generating a two-dimensional representation of at least three active optical surfaces of ...


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Pablo Benitez, Juan C Minano, Fernando Munoz: Compact folded-optics illumination lens. Light Prescriptions Innovators, Sinsheimer Schiebelhut Baggett, December 16, 2004: US20040252390-A1

The present embodiments provide for apparatuses, and methods for manufacturing apparatuses to convert a first distribution of an input radiation to a second distribution of output radiation. The apparatus can be defined in some embodiments by generating a two-dimensional representation of three acti ...


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Juan C Minano, Pablo Benitez, William A Parkyn, Waqidi Falicoff: Optical device for LED-based light-bulb substitute. LIGHT PRESCRIPTIONS INNOVATORS a Delaware liability company, Sinsheimer Schiebelhut Baggett, November 18, 2004: US20040228131-A1

An optical device for coupling the luminous output of a light-emitting diode (LED) to a predominantly spherical pattern comprises a transfer section that receives the LED's light within it and an ejector atop it that receives light from the transfer section and spreads it spherically. The base of th ...


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Juan C Minano, Waqidi Falicoff, Pablo Benitez, William A Parkyn, Julio Pinto Chaves, Yupin Sun: Asymmetric TIR lenses producing off-axis beams. LIGHT PRESCRIPTIONS INNOVATORS a Delaware liability company, Sinsheimer Schiebelhut Baggett, June 3, 2004: US20040105171-A1

The present invention relates to an improvement of a total internal reflection lens whereby a tilted symmetry axis leads to a net deflection of the output beam away from the surface normal of the exit surface. Linear TIR lenses have a net deflection transverse to their focal strip. Circular TIR lens ...