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Class Information
Number: 362/600
Name: Illumination > Edge lighted panel
Description: Subject matter indented comprising a light source or support therefor combined with a light transmissive material in the form of a solid having two opposite surfaces with overall dimensions very much greater than the distance between them and having at least one narrow surface (i.e., "edge") joining the two opposite surfaces and exposed to light from the source such that light from the source enters the material through the narrow surface and is transmitted within the material by internal reflections from the opposite surfaces or by nodal transmission.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
362/630 Electrical wiring elements 93
362/601 Having additional panel emitting multiple wavelenght light 94
362/632 Housing 429
362/615 Light guide 558
362/608 Light modifier for edge lit light source (incident edge) 236
362/606 Light modifier with emission face combined with light guide plate 422
362/611 Light source 178
362/602 Particular application 270

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8702293 Light guide plate and backlight module Apr. 22, 2014
8690409 Backlight assembly and display apparatus having the same Apr. 8, 2014
8690410 Display element including microperforations Apr. 8, 2014
8680492 Light guide plate and backlight module utilizing ultraviolet light source Mar. 25, 2014
8681423 Light modulation employing fluid movement Mar. 25, 2014
8654061 Integrated front light solution Feb. 18, 2014
8654081 Mobile terminal Feb. 18, 2014
8643807 Back light unit and liquid crystal display including the same Feb. 4, 2014
8622599 Lighting module Jan. 7, 2014
8622603 Backlight module Jan. 7, 2014
8616751 Light guide for coupling differently shaped light source and receiver Dec. 31, 2013
8602625 Backlight module Dec. 10, 2013
8599126 Method of local dimming of light source, light source apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the light source apparatus Dec. 3, 2013
8585271 Door sill lighting for a motor vehicle Nov. 19, 2013
8581832 Illumination device having user-controllable light sequencing circuitry configured to select a light sequencing mode Nov. 12, 2013
8562196 Display and/or control element in a motor vehicle Oct. 22, 2013
8556493 Spread illuminating apparatus Oct. 15, 2013
8556490 Systems, methods and devices for providing quantum dot lighting solutions Oct. 15, 2013
8553177 Light guide plate, backlight and LCD device Oct. 8, 2013
8545075 Backlight unit and liquid crystal display apparatus including the same Oct. 1, 2013
8545305 Devices, systems, and methods for dynamically simulating a component of a wagering game Oct. 1, 2013
8540403 Illumination device, electronic apparatus including the same, and method of manufacturing illumination device Sep. 24, 2013
8537100 Backlight module and display apparatus Sep. 17, 2013
8517587 Light source device and display unit equipped with light source device Aug. 27, 2013
8511880 Edge type light source module Aug. 20, 2013
8502840 Apparatus for driving a display panel with compensation for heat caused by proximity to light source, and method thereof Aug. 6, 2013
8491175 Light guide plate with micro-dots Jul. 23, 2013
8480280 Luminescent display device having filler material Jul. 9, 2013
8475031 LED backlight module structure for increasing process yield Jul. 2, 2013
8475032 Backlight device, image display device, and method of assembling backlight device Jul. 2, 2013
8465191 Planar light emitting device and method of manufacturing same Jun. 18, 2013
8454221 Lighting unit, liquid crystal display, and electronic apparatus Jun. 4, 2013
8441506 Liquid crystal display and method for initializing field programmable gate array May. 14, 2013
8434909 Light emitting display with light mixing within a film May. 7, 2013
8430517 Device for collimating, making uniform and extracting light for lighting a display device Apr. 30, 2013
8427274 Lighting system and control method thereof Apr. 23, 2013
8403508 Keypad with a light guide pad Mar. 26, 2013
8400395 Method of local dimming of display light source and apparatus performing same Mar. 19, 2013
8400583 Light source apparatus and display apparatus using light source apparatus Mar. 19, 2013
8395585 Display device and front cover thereof Mar. 12, 2013
8390755 Liquid crystal display device Mar. 5, 2013
8360592 Backlight unit and display apparatus having the same Jan. 29, 2013
8358266 Light turning device with prismatic light turning features Jan. 22, 2013
8348489 Thin illumination system Jan. 8, 2013
8342730 Illumination device, method of assembling illumination device, and liquid crystal display device Jan. 1, 2013
8322903 Light source module Dec. 4, 2012
8313210 Solar-powered LED indicator lamp Nov. 20, 2012
8313204 Backlight module and keyboard Nov. 20, 2012
8308329 Directionalizing fiber optic plate Nov. 13, 2012
8303151 Microperforation illumination Nov. 6, 2012

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