Shou Qiang Zhu: Magnetically coupled solar-powered lights. IP Power Holdings, Che Yang Chen, Law Office of Michael Chen, September 29, 2015: US09146009

A solar lighting apparatus includes a controlling portion, having a first conjugating surface, a button with a plurality of lights, and electrodes hidden in the controlling portion; and an energy collecting portion, having a second conjugating surface, a solar panel to absorb sunlight, and correspon ...

Steven J Leary, Benjamin Yin, Zhang Qi: Combination solar/low-voltage lighting apparatus. Vinylast, February 21, 2017: US09578696

A lighting apparatus includes a housing, a plurality of lighting elements coupled to the housing, wherein a first subset of the plurality of lighting elements is powered by a solar power source and a second subset of the plurality of lighting elements is powered by a low-voltage electrical power sou ...

Jan I Hansson: Light-emitting diode input for hybrid solar lighting systems. OFS FITEL, Sam S Han Esq, October 3, 2017: US09777900

A hybrid lighting system is disclosed in which light emitting diodes (LEDs) provide input light when illumination with solar light is unavailable. Light from LEDs are propagated through an optical fiber, which delivers the light to a point of illumination. The disclosed system reduces the amount of ...


Bingwu Gu: Low numerical aperture (low-NA) solar lighting system. Gerald R Prettyman, December 25, 2012: US08339709

A low numerical aperture (low-NA) light concentration and transmission system collects, concentrates and transmits light for interior illumination. A solar tracker aligns a primary light concentrator to collect light and direct the light to a secondary light concentrator and a filter for removing ul ...



Bingwu Gu: Inflatable light weight solar cooker. Gerald R Prettyman, July 18, 2017: US09709300

Disclosed are systems and methods to concentrate sunlight with inflatable enclosures to heat substances, including fluids and for cooking, and to provide concentrated sunlight for other uses. The system includes an inflatable sunlight concentrator (upper balloon), an inflatable cooking housing (bott ...

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