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Julio Cesar Chaves, Juan Carlos Minano, Pablo Benitez, William A Parkyn JR, Waqidi Falicoff, Fernando Munoz, Yupin Sun, Oliver Dross, Roberto Alvarez: Optical device for led-based lamp. Light Prescriptions Innovators, Sinsheimer Juhnke Lebens & Mcivor, March 12, 2009: US20090067179-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 positioned adjacent the transfer section to receive light from the transfer section and spread t ...


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Pablo Benitez, Juan C Minano: Compact folded-optics illumination lens. Light Prescriptions Innovators a Delaware liability company, Sinsheimer Schiebelhut Baggett, April 15, 2004: US20040070855-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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Julio Cesar Chaves, Juan Carlos Minano, Pablo Benitez, William A Parkyn, Waqidi Falicoff, Fernando Munoz, Yupin Sun: Optical device for LED-based lamp. Light Prescriptions Innovators, Sinsheimer Schiebelhut Baggett, October 13, 2005: US20050225988-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 positioned adjacent the transfer section to receive light from the transfer section and spread t ...


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Pablo Benitez, Juan Carlos Minano: Three-dimensional simultaneous multiple-surface method and free-form illumination-optics designed therefrom. Light Prescriptions Innovators, Sinsheimer Schiebelhut Baggett, April 21, 2005: US20050086032-A1

The embodiments provide methods for use in designing and/or manufacturing optical systems. Some embodiments further provide for the optical systems generated utilizing the methods for use in designing and/or manufacturing. In some embodiments, a method simultaneously generates first and second sets ...


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Julio C Chaves, Waqidi Falicoff, Juan C Minano, Pablo Benitez, William A Parkyn, Roberto Alvarez, Oliver Dross: Optical manifold for light-emitting diodes. Drinker Biddle & Reath, October 26, 2006: US20060239006-A1

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 Carlos Minaño, Pablo Benitez, Julio Cesar Chaves, Waqidi Falicoff, William A Parkyn: Etendue-conserving illumination-optics for backlights and frontlights. Light Prescriptions Innovators, Sinsheimer Juhnke Lebens & Mcivor, July 2, 2009: US20090167651-A1

Some embodiments provide luminance-preserving non-imaging backlights that comprise a luminous source emitting light, an input port that receives the light, an injector and a beam-expanding ejector. The injector includes the input port and a larger output port with a profile that expands away from th ...


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Juan Carlos Miñano, Pablo Benitez, Julio C Chaves, Waqidi Falicoff, Yupin Sun: On-window solar-cell heat-spreader. Light Prescriptions Innovators, May 26, 2011: US20110120539-A1

An optoelectrical device, which may be a luminaire or a photovoltaic concentrator, has a transparent cover plate. A target with an optoelectrical transducer that produces waste heat in operation is mounted at an inside face of the transparent cover plate. A primary mirror reflects light between bein ...


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Pablo Benitez, Juan Carlos Miñano, Pablo Zamora, Maikel Hernandez, Aleksandra Cvetkovic: Kohler concentrator. Light Prescriptions Innovators, Drinker Biddle & Reath, May 20, 2010: US20100123954-A1

One example of a solar voltaic concentrator has a primary Fresnel lens with multiple panels, each of which forms a Köhler integrator with a respective panel of a lenticular secondary lens. The resulting plurality of integrators all concentrate sunlight onto a common photovoltaic cell. Luminaires usi ...


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Juan Carlos Miñano, Pablo Benitez: Reflectors made of linear grooves. Light Prescriptions Innovators, Drinker Biddle & Reath, January 7, 2010: US20100002320-A1

An embodiment of a method of designing a grooved reflector comprises selecting two given wavefronts; and designing two surfaces meeting at an edge to form a groove such that the rays of each of the given wavefront become rays of a respective one of the given wavefronts after a reflection at each of ...


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Pablo Benitez, Juan Carlos Minano, Julio Chaves, William A Parkyn, Oliver Dross, Roberto Alvarez, Waqidi Falicoff: Brightness-enhancing film. Light Prescriptions Innovators, Sinsheimer Juhnke Lebens & Mcivor, July 16, 2009: US20090180276-A1

The present embodiments provide systems, backlights, films, apparatuses and methods of generating back lighting. Some embodiments provide backlights that include a cavity with at least one interior light source and diffusely reflecting wall of high reflectivity, a top surface with multiple intermitt ...