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James William Burgei Jr, Martin Barnaby, Asaf Itzhak Salama: Retractable light apparatus. Innovative Solar Lighting, Brooks Kushman P C, August 17, 2010: US07775691 (9 worldwide citation)

A retractable light is provided with a light to extend and retract in a housing. A motor for driving a sprocket is mounted in the housing or light assembly and a gear rack is mounted in the other. The gear rack has a series of apertures so that debris is conveyed into the apertures. Another embodime ...


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Walter T Daigle Jr: Solar lighting system. Daniel J O Connor, October 17, 2000: US06131321 (9 worldwide citation)

A solar lighting system and method which is especially useful for street and address signs. An upper unit contains a solar energy collector, a storage battery and a light sensor to turn the light on and off as needed. A system to bypass the light sensor control includes a radio frequency(RF) radio r ...


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Milton Meckler: Solar lighting space and water heating system. William H Maxwell, December 20, 1983: US04421097 (8 worldwide citation)

A daylighting space and domestic water heating system comprised of primary and secondary hot water storage, a light diffusing solar absorber with a water recirculating pump and a space air recirculating blower, a mixing valve from the primary water storage and domestic supply thereof and into the se ...


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Satoshi Kasuya: Automatic solar lighting apparatus having a solar following sensor. Technology Network, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, May 1, 1990: US04922088 (8 worldwide citation)

An automatic solar lighting apparatus having a reflecting means for reflecting the sunlight and a solar following sensor composed of an X-shape cross member having four side grooves, a light shielding top plate disposed on the front end of the X-shape cross member, and photosensors located in the si ...


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Jeffrey D Muhs, Dennis D Earl, David L Beshears, Lonnie C Maxey, John K Jordan, Randall F Lind: Hybrid solar lighting distribution systems and components. UT Batelle, Luedeka Neely & Graham P C, July 5, 2011: US07973235 (5 worldwide citation)

A hybrid solar lighting distribution system and components having at least one hybrid solar concentrator, at least one fiber receiver, at least one hybrid luminaire, and a light distribution system operably connected to each hybrid solar concentrator and each hybrid luminaire. A controller operates ...


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Hideaki Aoki, Kenji Taguchi: Solar lighting apparatus. Sanyo Electric, Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn, August 13, 2002: US06433932 (5 worldwide citation)

A solar lighting apparatus includes a transparent dome. The transparent dome is provided, at its ceiling center, with a control box accommodating a stepping motor, a controller for controlling the motor and a secondary battery. The stepping motor has a motor shaft coupled with a rotary shaft. On the ...


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Solar lighting system. Wu Shing Hsiung, September 10, 1980: GB2041506-A (5 worldwide citation)

A solar lighting system includes a light transmitting tube 4 extending through a building roof D, and a planoconvex lens 3 and a planoconcave lens 6 located at the entrance and exit respectively of the tube 4. A hemispherical array of four convex lenses 1 and conic convergent tubes 2 is located at t ...


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James W Oram, Alan M Schulman: Method and system for simulating the solar cycle. Glentronics, Arnold White & Durkee, September 7, 1999: US05946852 (4 worldwide citation)

A system for simulating the lighting cycle of the sun comprising: means for obtaining a set of inflection points on a solar lighting cycle and obtaining the annual minimum sunlight value for a location at a predetermined latitude; means for reconstructing the daily and yearly solar cycle based about ...


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Jichang Xu: Intelligent solar lighting system. Test Rite International, Treasure IP Group, December 2, 2014: US08901827 (4 worldwide citation)

An area lighting system having a distributed lighting network is provided. The distributed lighting network comprises a main unit, comprising at least one LED, and multiple secondary units, each comprising at least one LED. The main unit is configured to receive a signal from a motion sensor, determ ...


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James W Oram, Alan M Schulman: Method and system for simulating the solar cycle. Glentronics, Jenkens & Gilchrist, April 10, 2001: US06212823 (4 worldwide citation)

A system for simulating the lighting cycle of the sun obtains a set of inflection points on a solar lighting cycle and also obtains the annual minimum sunlight value for a location at a predetermined latitude; reconstructs the daily and yearly solar cycle based about the set of inflection point and ...



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