Light emitting panel assemblies

  • US 7,384,177 B2
  • Filed: 10/06/2005
  • Issued: 06/10/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/27/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A light emitting assembly comprising a tray having a back wall and continuous side walls that form a hollow cavity or recess completely surrounded by the side walls, at least one light source located, mounted or positioned in the cavity or recess, and at least one sheet, film or substrate overlying the assembly for controlling the light emitted from the assembly to fit a particular application, wherein the tray acts as at least one of a back, side edge, and end edge reflector and has one or more secondary flat, angled, faceted or curved reflective or refractive surfaces to redirect at least a portion of the light emitted by the light source in a predetermined manner within the cavity or recess.

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