LED illuminator with improved beam quality

  • US 8,047,684 B2
  • Filed: 11/23/2009
  • Issued: 11/01/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/23/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An illuminator of the type worn by medical and dental professionals, comprising:

  • a housing;

    a light-emitting diode (LED) disposed in the housing outputting light through a distal opening in the housing;

    an achromatic doublet lens mounted in the opening in the housing;

    a singlet lens disposed between the LED and the achromatic lens; and

    an attachment mechanism coupled to the housing enabling the illuminator to be worn as a headlamp.

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