US 10,337,702 B2
Methods and apparatus for optic holder design
Zachary Robert Wessner, Salem, NH (US)
Assigned to SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)
Appl. No. 15/329,929
Filed by SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)
PCT Filed Jul. 29, 2015, PCT No. PCT/IB2015/055720
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Jan. 27, 2017,
PCT Pub. No. WO2016/016815, PCT Pub. Date Feb. 4, 2016.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/030,748, filed on Jul. 30, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2017/0268751 A1, Sep. 21, 2017
Int. Cl. F21V 17/04 (2006.01); G02B 19/00 (2006.01); F21V 5/00 (2018.01); F21V 7/00 (2006.01); F21Y 105/10 (2016.01); F21Y 115/10 (2016.01)
CPC F21V 17/04 (2013.01) [F21V 5/007 (2013.01); G02B 19/0066 (2013.01); F21V 7/0091 (2013.01); F21Y 2105/10 (2016.08); F21Y 2115/10 (2016.08)] 12 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A lighting system comprising:
a plurality of LED-based light sources;
a plurality of optic holders, each of which is connected to a respective one of said plurality of LED-based light sources and is arranged to hold an optic in a position suitable to modify light emitted by said LED-based light source, each of the plurality of optic holders comprising an upper edge region, wherein said arrangement results in one or more gaps between one or more optic holders; and
a plurality of interstitial spacers connected to the upper edge region of the plurality of optic holders, wherein the plurality of interstitial spacers are arranged to substantially fill the one or more gaps, wherein a size of at least one of said plurality of interstitial spacers is adjustable.