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Roland Winston, Robert L Holman, Benjamin A Jacobson, Robert M Emmons, Philip Gleckman: Tapered multilayer luminaire devices. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Co, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren Norris & Rieselbach, June 18, 1996: US05528720 (140 worldwide citation)

An optical device for collecting light and selectively outputting or concentrating the light. A wedge layer has an optical index of refraction n.sub.1, and top, bottom and side surfaces intersecting to define an angle of inclination .phi.. A back surface spans the top, bottom and side surface. A fir ...


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Roland Winston, Robert L Holman, Benjamin A Jacobson, Robert M Emmons: Luminaire device. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Co, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren Norris & Rieselbach s c, January 14, 1997: US05594830 (136 worldwide citation)

An optical device for collecting light and selectively outputting or concentrating the light. A wedge layer has an optical index of refraction n.sub.1, and top, bottom and side surfaces intersecting to define an angle of inclination .phi.. A back surface spans the top, bottom and side surface. A fir ...


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Roland Winston, Robert L Holman, Benjamin A Jacobson, Robert M Emmons, Philip Gleckman: Luminaire device. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Michael D Foley & Lardner Rechtin, December 14, 1999: US06002829 (106 worldwide citation)

An optical device for collecting light and selectively outputting or concentrating the light. A layer has an optical index of referaction n.sub.1, and top, bottom and side surfaces defining an angel of inclination .phi.. A back surface spans the top, bottom and side surface. A first layer is coupled ...


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Roland Winston, Robert L Holman, Benjamin A Jacobson, Robert M Emmons, Philip Gleckman: Luminaire device. Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Co, Michael D Foley & Lardner Rechtin, March 28, 2000: US06044196 (96 worldwide citation)

An optical device for collecting light and selectively outputting or concentrating the light. A layer has an optical index of referaction n.sub.1, and top, bottom and side surfaces defining an angel of inclination .phi.. A back surface spans the top, bottom and side surface. A first layer is coupled ...


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Roland Winston, Robert L Holman, Benjamin A Jacobson, Robert M Emmons, Philip Gleckman: Multilayer luminaire device. Minnesota Mining & Mfg Co, Michael D Rechtin, Foley & Lardner, January 1, 2002: US06335999 (59 worldwide citation)

An optical device for collecting light and selectively outputting or concentrating the light. A layer has an optical index of referaction n


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Roland Winston, Robert L Holman, Benjamin A Jacobson, Robert M Emmons, Philip Gleckman: Luminaire device. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Stephen W Buckingham, December 30, 2003: US06671452 (58 worldwide citation)

An optical device for collecting light and selectively outputting or concentrating the light. A layer has an optical index of referaction n


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Robert M Emmons, David J Lamb, Yaoqi J Liu, Ying Yuh Lu, Larry A Meixner, Robert S Moshrefzadeh, Richard J Pokorny, Steven J Rhyner, Philip E Watson, Leland R Whitney, Jie Yang: Multifunctional optical assembly. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Stephen W Buckingham, March 7, 2006: US07010212 (49 worldwide citation)

An integrated optical assembly including a light management component with an entry surface and a light delivery component having an exit surface attached to the entry surface of the light management component is disclosed The light management component and the light delivery component are attached ...


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Roland Winston, Robert L Holman, Benjamin A Jacobson, Robert M Emmons, Philip Gleckman: Luminaire device. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Stephen W Buckingham, January 31, 2006: US06993242 (31 worldwide citation)

An optical device for collecting light and selectively outputting or concentrating the light. A layer has an optical index of referaction n1, and top, bottom and side surfaces defining an angel of inclination φ. A back surface spans the top, bottom and side surface. A first layer is coupled to the b ...


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Byungsoo Ko, Mark D Gehlsen, Chingwen Chen, Robert M Emmons, James W Laumer, Ji Hyung Kim, Ji Hwa Lee, Kang il Seo, Ryan T Fabick, Linda M Rivard, Kenneth A Epstein, Chideuk Kim, Youngsoo Park: Direct-lit liquid crystal displays with laminated diffuser plates. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Jay R Pralle, November 4, 2008: US07446827 (27 worldwide citation)

In a directly-illuminated liquid crystal display (LCD), for example an LCD monitor or an LCD-TV, a number of light management films, including a diffuser layer, lie between the light source and the LCD panel to provide bright, uniform illumination. The diffuser layer is attached to a substrate which ...


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Mark D Gehlsen, Chingwen Chen, Byungsoo Ko, Robert M Emmons, James W Laumer, Ryan T Fabick, Linda M Rivard, Kenneth A Epstein, Youngsoo Park, Chideuk Kim, James A Stevenson: Composite diffuser plates and direct-lit liquid crystal displays using same. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Jay R Pralle, October 14, 2008: US07436469 (26 worldwide citation)

In a directly-illuminated liquid crystal display (LCD), for example an LCD monitor or an LCD-TV, a number of light management layers lie between the light source and the LCD panel to provide bright, uniform illumination. The light management layers, including, for example, a diffuser, a reflective p ...