Light source

  • US 6,949,771 B2
  • Filed: 04/23/2002
  • Issued: 09/27/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/23/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A light source comprising:

  • a substrate having opposing first and second surfaces, the substrate defining an aperture extending from the first surface to the second surface, said aperture having a first opening in the first surface and second opening in said second surface;

    a platform covering said first opening, said platform being located outside of said aperture, a light emitting diode mounted on the platform within the aperture, and a transparent encapsulant material encapsulating the light emitting diode in the aperture, wherein the aperture comprises a side wall tapering outwards towards the second surface, and wherein the platform extends over the side wall.

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