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James E Fries: Solar lighting system. Edward A Sokolski, October 27, 1981: US04297000 (83 worldwide citation)

Light energy from the sun is directed by a solar collector device onto the end of a bundle of optical fibers. Means which may comprise a tracking system is provided to maintain the collector device directed toward the sun throughout the day so that a maximum amount of light energy is collected there ...


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Richard L Dominguez: Solar lighting reflector apparatus having slatted mirrors and improved tracker. Solar Lighting Research, Cahill Sutton & Thomas, November 28, 1989: US04883340 (61 worldwide citation)

A solar lighting apparatus for illuminating the interior of a roofed building includes a reflector assembly rotatable about a vertical axis for tracking daily movements of the sun. The reflector assembly includes multiple planar reflector panels each extending about a horizontal axis and supported b ...


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Kazuo Takahashi, Norioki Fujimoto, Masashi Takazawa, Takashi Odaira, Tomohito Koizumi, Kiyondo Kobayashi, Syozo Kato, Tetsuo Miyamoto, Mamoru Kubo: Solar lighting apparatus and controller for controlling the solar lighting apparatus. Sanyo Electric, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, March 17, 1998: US05729387 (45 worldwide citation)

A solar lighting apparatus according to the present inveniton is configured so that one lighting prism plate is rotatably arranged in a lighting portion or a plurality of lighting prism plates are rotatably arranged in the lighting portion at intervals of a predetermined distance, and a prism angle ...


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Albert L Latter: Artificial and solar lighting system. R & D Associates, Poms Smith Lande & Rose, January 20, 1981: US04246477 (41 worldwide citation)

A sunlight collector, containing a Fresnel lens, is mounted on the roof of a building and tracks the sun during daylight hours. A concentrated beam of sunlight is directed through a light transmission channel to locations within the building where the light is distributed. The transmission channel u ...


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Hung Sheng Wen: Solar lighting device for garden or driveway. Cushman Darby & Cushman, May 30, 1989: US04835664 (40 worldwide citation)

A solar lighting device for garden or driveway according to this invention transforms solar energy into electric energy using a solar energy absorbing plate and stores the electric energy into an electric battery. A light sensor turns on the lighting circuit during dark hours. The solar lighting dev ...


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Lorne A Whitehead: Concentrating heliostat for solar lighting applications. The University of British Columbia, Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala, February 15, 2000: US06025583 (37 worldwide citation)

An optical system for variably re-directing light (preferably sunlight) which passes through an input aperture. The input aperture is covered with a flexible optical film such as a Fresnel lens having an optical deflection characteristic which varies as a function of position so as to redirect the l ...


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Richard L Dominguez: Combined solar tracking reflector and photovoltaic panel. So Luminaire Systems, Cahill Sutton & Thomas, November 4, 1986: US04620771 (34 worldwide citation)

A solar lighting apparatus is disclosed for illuminating the interior of roofed building while simultaneously generating electrical power from one or more photovoltaic panels secured to the reflector apparatus for rotation therewith to track daily movements of the sun. The photovoltaic panels may be ...


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Wanda Ying Li: Solar lighting system for outdoors umbrella. Raymond Y Chan, David and Raymond Patent Group, December 14, 2004: US06830058 (31 worldwide citation)

A solar lighting system, which is incorporated with an outdoors umbrella, includes a solar energy collector mounted on top of the outdoors umbrella, a light support, which is adjustably mounted along a supporting shaft of the outdoors umbrella at a position within the shadowing area of the awning fr ...


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BERNARD Bruce: Système déclairement solaire à mode de fonctionnement variable, Variable operating mode solar lighting system. Carmanah Technologies, BERNARD Bruce, Smiths Ip, January 19, 2012: WO/2012/006710 (28 worldwide citation)

A solar lighting system includes a record of a plurality of lighting profiles. The particular profile that governs the operation of the lights of the system at any given time is selected by each lighting element according to its determination of the time of year or season. The invention allows the m ...


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Lawrence F Kinney, Jim Walsh, William Ross McCluney, Gerald L Cler, John Hutson: Direct beam solar lighting system. University of Central Florida Research Foundation, Sunflower Corporation, Brian S Steinberger, Phyllis K Wood, Law Offices of Brian S Steinberger P A, December 29, 2009: US07639423 (24 worldwide citation)

A direct beam solar lighting system for collecting and distributing sunlight into a room. The system includes a rotatable solar collector head to receive sunlight and to reflect the sunlight downward into a transition tube having a reflective interior surface. The light-concentrating transition tube ...



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