US 10,437,030 B2
Collimator and collimator arrangement
Oliver Dross, Eindhoven (NL); Michel Cornelis Josephus Marie Vissenberg, Eindhoven (NL); and Johannes Petrus Maria Ansems, Eindhoven (NL)
Assigned to SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)
Appl. No. 16/69,118
Filed by SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)
PCT Filed Jan. 17, 2017, PCT No. PCT/EP2017/050855
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Jul. 10, 2018,
PCT Pub. No. WO2017/125370, PCT Pub. Date Jul. 27, 2017.
Claims priority of application No. 16152162 (EP), filed on Jan. 21, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2019/0003685 A1, Jan. 3, 2019
Int. Cl. G02B 17/00 (2006.01); F21V 5/00 (2018.01); G02B 27/09 (2006.01); G02B 27/30 (2006.01); G02B 19/00 (2006.01); F21V 5/04 (2006.01); F21V 7/00 (2006.01); F21V 13/04 (2006.01)
CPC G02B 17/002 (2013.01) [F21V 5/007 (2013.01); F21V 5/04 (2013.01); F21V 7/0091 (2013.01); F21V 13/04 (2013.01); G02B 19/0028 (2013.01); G02B 19/0061 (2013.01); G02B 19/0066 (2013.01); G02B 27/0961 (2013.01); G02B 27/30 (2013.01)] 7 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A collimator arrangement comprising a plurality of collimators, each collimator having in a respective exit window a circular general outer shape with one or more cut-outs into the circular general outer shape, wherein each cut-out comprises a pair of edges which meet at an internal angle and each cut-out defines a pair of external angles where the cut-out meets the general outer shape, wherein each respective collimator is interlocked with at least one adjacent collimator to form a tessellation with the internal angle of one of the one or more cut-outs of the respective collimator being interlocked with one of the exterior angles of the at least one adjacent collimator.