US Pat. No. 9,252,007

LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME AND FILAMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

13. A filament comprising a tungsten base material, a hafnium layer coating the tungsten base material, and a hafnium carbide
layer coating the hafnium layer.

US Pat. No. 9,323,048

OPTICAL DEFLECTOR INCLUDING MEANDER-TYPE PIEZOELECTRIC ACTUATORS COUPLED BY CROSSING BARS THEREBETWEEN

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An optical deflector comprising:
a mirror;
a fixed frame surrounding said mirror; and
first and second piezoelectric actuators of a meander-type provided opposite to each other with respect to said mirror, for
rocking said mirror around a first axis on a plane of said fixed frame,

said first piezoelectric actuator including a plurality of first piezoelectric cantilevers folded at first folded portions
and coupled to said fixed frame,

said second piezoelectric actuator including a plurality of second piezoelectric cantilevers folded at second folded portions
and coupled to said fixed frame,

said optical deflector further comprising a first crossing bar coupled between one of said first folded portions and one of
said second folded portions symmetrically located with respect to said mirror.

US Pat. No. 9,229,252

STEREOGRAPHIC DISPLAY APPARATUS AND VEHICLE HEADLIGHT

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A stereographic display apparatus comprising:
a graphic display device having a light incoming surface, a normal line and a polarizer formed in a tabular shape, the polarizer
having a polarizing direction, and the graphic display device being configured to show stereographic displays via the polarizer;

a position sensor located adjacent to the graphic display device and being configured to detect an inclined angle in at least
one direction with reference to the normal line of the graphic display device;

an optical modulator having a first substrate, a second substrate, a first electrode, a second electrode, a liquid crystal
layer, a sealing material and a prism array being formed in a tabular shape, the first substrate having an inner surface,
an outer surface and an end portion being made from a transparent material, the outer surface of the first substrate being
located on the polarizer of the graphic display device, the second substrate also having an inner surface, an outer surface
and an end portion being made from a transparent material, and the second substrate being located such that each of the inner
surfaces of the first substrate and the second substrate face each other through at least the liquid crystal layer, the prism
array having a refraction index, an inner surface and an outer surface made from a transparent material, the outer surface
of the prism array formed in a substantially plane shape, the inner surface of the prism array including a plurality of fine
prisms, each of the fine prisms extending in a first direction, aligning in a second direction substantially perpendicular
to the first direction and forming an inclined projection formation in a cross-sectional view from the first direction, the
prism array being located adjacent the inner surface of the first substrate so that the outer surface of the prism array faces
the inner surface of the first substrate, the first electrode having an inner surface being disposed on at least one of the
inner surface of the first substrate and the inner surface of the prism array, and prescribing an initial orientation state
of liquid crystal molecules disposed in the liquid crystal layer, the second electrode having an inner surface being disposed
on the inner surface of the second substrate, the liquid crystal layer having a refraction index of extraordinary light and
a refraction index of ordinary light of materials included in the liquid crystal layer, and being formed between the first
substrate and the second substrate so as to cover each of the inner surfaces of the first electrode and the second electrode,
and thereby defining a thickness of the liquid crystal layer, and the sealing material disposed between the end portion of
the first substrate and the end portion of the second substrate and sealing the liquid crystal layer so as to prevent leakage
of the liquid crystal in an outward direction of the optical modulator; and

a voltage supply being configured to receive the inclined angle from the position sensor, wherein the voltage supply is configured
to apply a voltage to the optical modulator in accordance with the inclined angle output from the position sensor during operation.

US Pat. No. 9,324,903

MULTIPLE QUANTUM WELL SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT EMITTING ELEMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light emitting element comprising:
an n-type semiconductor layer;
a super lattice structure layer formed over and in direct contact with the n-type semiconductor layer and including repeatedly-formed
first semiconductor layers and second semiconductor layers, wherein each second semiconductor layer has a composition with
a band gap larger than that of each first semiconductor layer;

an electron injection control layer including a first control layer formed over and in direct contact with a second semiconductor
layer of the super lattice structure layer and a second control layer formed over and in direct contact with the first control
layer; and

an MQW light emitting layer formed over and in direct contact with the second control layer and including repeatedly-formed
barrier layers and quantum well layers,

wherein the first control layer has a composition with a band gap smaller than that of the second semiconductor layer of the
super lattice structure layer, and

wherein the second control layer has one of: (i) a composition and a layer thickness same as those of the quantum well layers
of the MQW light emitting layer, and (ii) a composition with a band gap smaller than that of the quantum well layers of the
MQW light emitting layer and a layer thickness thinner than that of the quantum well layers of the MQW light emitting layer.

US Pat. No. 9,097,895

OPTICAL DEFLECTOR INCLUDING MIRROR WITH RECESSED RIB ON ITS REAR SURFACE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An optical deflector comprising:
a mirror;
a first rib formed at an outer circumference of said mirror;
a first support frame surrounding said mirror;
at least one first torsion bar arranged along a first axis of said mirror and coupled between said first support frame and
said mirror;

a pair of first actuators arranged between said first support frame and said first torsion bar; and
a first recess immediately adjacent to said first torsion bar, the first recess being formed within said first rib.

US Pat. No. 9,174,689

VEHICLE HEADLIGHT AND PROJECTION LENS

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A vehicle headlight having an optical axis extending in a front-to-rear direction of a vehicle body on which the vehicle
headlight is to be mounted, the vehicle headlight comprising:
a projection lens disposed on the optical axis, the projection lens including a light emitting surface, a light incident surface
on which light to be projected through the light emitting surface is incident, and a reference point disposed to face the
light incident surface; and

a light source disposed substantially at the reference point, the light source emitting white light to be incident on the
light incident surface to enter the projection lens and be projected forward through the light emitting surface, wherein

the light source is configured to emit white light by color mixture of at least a first color light and a second color light
so that white light directed in a direction of the optical axis contains a relatively larger amount of the first color light
than the second color light while white light directed in an oblique direction with respect to the optical axis by a certain
angle contains a relatively larger amount of the second color light than the first color light,

the light source includes at least one semiconductor light emitting device configured to emit the first color light and a
light transmitting member configured to absorb at least part of the first color light from the semiconductor light emitting
device and convert the first color light into the second color light,

a ratio of an amount of the first color light contained in the white light directed toward the optical axis is large than
a ratio of an amount of the first color light contained in the white light directed in the oblique direction by a larger angle
with respect to the optical axis,

at least one of the light emitting surface and the light incident surface includes a surface configured to control the light
from the light source at the reference point such that at least a portion of light incident on the light incident surface
at an incident position on the optical axis or a first incident position near the optical axis is directed in a direction
not parallel to the optical axis, the surface also configured to control light incident on the light incident surface at a
second incident position away from the optical axis to be directed in a direction parallel to the optical axis, and the surface
also configured to control light incident on the light incident surface at an incident position between the first incident
position and the second incident position to be directed in a direction closer to the direction parallel to the optical axis
as the light is incident on the light incident surface at an incident position closer from the first incident position to
the second incident position,

a right portion of any one of the light incident surface and the light emitting surface on a right side with respect to a
vertical plane including the optical axis has a horizontal cross section configured to control the light emitted from the
light source at the reference point and directed in a 0° direction with respect to the optical axis to a direction rightward
by a first predetermined right angle with respect to the optical axis and also control the light emitted from the light source
at the reference point and directed in directions ranging from the 0° direction to a direction rightward by a second predetermined
right angle with respect to the optical axis to directions rightward by the predetermined right angle to the 0° direction
as the direction of light emission is gradually changed from 0° to the second predetermined right angle rightward, and

a left portion of any one of the light incident surface and the light emitting surface on a left side with respect to the
vertical plane including the optical axis has a horizontal cross section configured to control the light emitted from the
light source at the reference point and directed in a 0° direction with respect to the optical axis to a direction leftward
by a first predetermined left angle with respect to the optical axis and also control the light emitted from the light source
at the reference point and directed in directions ranging from the 0° direction to a direction leftward by a second predetermined
left angle with respect to the optical axis to directions leftward by the first predetermined left angle to the 0° direction
as the direction of light emission is gradually changed from 0° to the second predetermined left angle rightward.

US Pat. No. 9,093,603

LED ARRAY

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An LED array comprising:
a substrate; and
a semiconductor structure layer provided on the substrate, said semiconductor structure layer having a first semiconductor
layer of a first conductivity type formed on the substrate, an active layer formed on the first semiconductor layer, and a
second semiconductor layer of a second conductivity type formed on the active layer,

the semiconductor structure layer having a plurality of light emitting sections, each of said light emitting sections having
an LED element, said light emitting sections being partitioned by groove portions formed in the semiconductor structure layer,
and

said groove portions being defined by side faces of the light emitting sections such that one said groove portion is defined
by two said side faces of two said light emitting sections disposed next to each other, each of said two side face having
a recessed and protruding structure such that protrusions and recesses of one of said two side faces face recesses and protrusions
of the other of said two side faces respectively and such that a segment joining together apexes of the protrusions of said
one of said two side faces contacts or penetrates the protrusions of said the other of said two side faces.

US Pat. No. 9,057,512

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A vehicle lighting unit comprising:
a light emitting device disposed below a predetermined light source position and having an excitation light source, a wavelength
conversion member disposed at a position spaced away from and above the excitation light source, a condensing lens disposed
between the excitation light source and the wavelength conversion member, and a holder configured to hold the excitation light
source, the wavelength conversion member, and the condensing lens;

a supporting member configured to support the light emitting device so as to allow the light emitting device to move horizontally;
a first fixing member configured to fix the light emitting device and the supporting member together in a state where the
wavelength conversion member is disposed on a vertical axis passing through the predetermined light source position;

a vertical guiding member in surface contact with the supporting member and having a vertical guiding face to allow the supporting
member to vertically slide in a state where the supporting member is in surface contact with the vertical guiding member;

a stopper configured to restrict vertical movement of the supporting member with respect to the vertical guiding member, thereby
positioning the wavelength conversion member in the predetermined light source position;

a second fixing member configured to fix the supporting member and the vertical guiding member together in a state where the
light emitting device is in contact with the stopper and the supporting member is in surface contact with the vertical guiding
face; and

a vehicle lighting unit main body configured to project light emitted from the light emitting device disposed below the predetermined
light source position in a forward direction.

US Pat. No. 9,112,113

SEMICONDUCTOR ELEMENT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A manufacturing method of a semiconductor light emitting element, the method comprising:
a step of forming a device structure layer including a semiconductor layer on a first substrate;
a step of forming a first metal layer on said device structure layer;
a step of forming a second metal layer made of the same material as said first metal layer on a second substrate;
a first treatment step of heating and compressing together said first metal layer and said second metal layer placed so as
to oppose each other, thereby bonding said first metal layer and said second metal layer while maintaining a junction interface
between said first metal layer and said second metal layer;

wherein one of said first metal layer and said second metal layer has a coarse surface which faces said junction interface
and has multiple pyramid-shaped protrusions, and

wherein said first treatment step comprises a step of crushing said pyramid-shaped protrusions; and a second treatment step
of heating said first metal layer and said second metal layer to make said junction interface disappear.

US Pat. No. 9,099,620

LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A light emitting device comprising a light emitting element and a phosphor layer placed on a top surface of the light emitting
element, the light emitting device being configured to convert a part of light outputted from the top surface of the light
emitting element into a fluorescence and mix the light passing through the phosphor layer with the fluorescence and output
the light with predetermined chromaticity, wherein,
the phosphor layer contains phosphor particles laid along the top surface of the light emitting element, and a binder filled
into a gap between the phosphor particles, and

an area of a region being positioned at the gap between the phosphor particles is between or equal to 3% and 10% with respect
to the area of an upper surface of the phosphor layer, the region allowing the light being outputted to pass through the binder
and directly reach the upper surface of the phosphor layer.

US Pat. No. 9,162,609

VEHICLE HEADLIGHT

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A vehicle headlight comprising:
a housing having a body, a first end plate and a second end plate, and the body formed in a tubular shape having a first opening
and a second opening facing the first opening, the first end plate having an outer surface, an inner surface and a third opening
passing through the outer surface and the inner surface, the first end plate located adjacent the first opening of the body,
the inner surface of the first end plate facing the second opening of the body, the second end plate having a fourth opening,
X axis and Y axis substantially perpendicular to the X axis, and also having a fifth opening and a sixth opening, each of
the fifth opening and the sixth opening being separated by the X axis and intersecting with the Y axis, the fourth opening
of the second end plate intersecting with the X axis and the Y axis, and each of the fourth opening, the fifth opening and
the sixth opening passing through the second end plate, the second end plate being located adjacent the second opening of
the body, and the fourth opening of the second end plate facing the third opening of the first end plate of the housing;

a light source unit having a semiconductor light source located adjacent the outer surface of the first end plate, and configured
to emit light having a substantially white color tone substantially toward an intersection of the X axis and the Y axis of
the second end plate of the housing via the third opening of the first end plate of the housing;

a light deflecting device having a movable mirror and a torsion holder, and located adjacent the second end plate of the housing
so as to cover the fourth opening of the second end plate, the torsion holder supporting the movable mirror from both directions
of the X axis and the Y axis substantially toward the intersection of the X axis and the Y axis so that the movable mirror
is configured to rotate with reference to the X axis and the Y axis, the movable mirror having a default position being located
toward the third opening of the first end plate of the housing, and the movable mirror located substantially at the intersection
of the X axis and the Y axis, the default position of the movable mirror being determined by a restoring force of the torsion
holder and the movable mirror being substantially perpendicular to a light-emitting direction of the light having the substantially
white color tone emitted from the light source unit at the default position of the movable mirror;

an actuator located adjacent the light deflecting device, and configured to rotate the movable mirror in at least one direction
of the X axis and the Y axis via the torsion holder during operation;

a static mirror having at least one of a first reflection surface and a second reflection surface being located adjacent the
inner surface of the first end plate of the housing so as to avoid blocking the third opening of the first end plate, the
first reflection surface having an end line formed in a substantially spheroidal shape having a first focus and a second focus,
the first focus of the first reflection surface being located substantially at the movable mirror, the second focus of the
first reflection surface being located substantially at the fifth opening of the second end plate, the second reflection surface
having an end line also formed in a substantially spheroidal shape having a first focus and a second focus, the first focus
of the second reflection surface being located substantially at the movable mirror, and the second focus of the second reflection
surface being located substantially at the fifth opening of the second end plate; and

a controller having an operation unit, an actuator driver and a light source driver, the actuator driver configured to control
the actuator, the light source driver configured to control the semiconductor light source, and the operation unit configured
to control the actuator driver and the light source driver;

wherein the operation unit associates the light having the substantially white color tone emitted from the light source unit
with the movable mirror via the actuator driver, and thereby the light having the substantially white color tone is configured
to be projected from at least one of the fifth opening and the sixth opening of the second end plate via the movable mirror,
and at least one of the first reflection surface of the static mirror is configured to reflect the light toward the fifth
opening of the second end plate and the second reflection surface of the static mirror is configured to reflect the light
toward the sixth opening of the second end plate during operation.

US Pat. No. 9,252,006

INCANDESCENT BULB, FILAMENT, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FILAMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An incandescent light bulb comprising:
a translucent gastight container,
a filament disposed in the translucent gastight container, and
a lead wire for supplying an electric current to the filament,
wherein the filament is processed so as to have a surface roughness (center line average roughness Ra) of 1 ?m or smaller.

US Pat. No. 9,244,416

APPARATUS FOR MEASURING DEPOSITED TONER AMOUNT COMMONLY FOR THICKNESS AND AREA DETERMINING REGIONS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An apparatus for measuring a deposited toner amount of a toner patch formed on a toner carrier, comprising:
an optical sensor having a first light emitting portion and a first light receiving portion; and
a control unit adapted to drive said first light emitting portion to receive a first sense voltage from said first light receiving
portion,

wherein a first intersection between a light outgoing and incoming plane including an optical axis of said first light emitting
portion and said first light receiving portion and a surface of said toner carrier is perpendicular to a direction of propagation
of said toner carrier,

wherein said light outgoing and incoming plane is inclined at a first mounting angle toward the direction of propagation of
said toner carrier with respect to a plane including said first intersection perpendicular to said toner carrier,

wherein said control unit calculates said deposited toner amount in accordance with a first one of a first peak value and
a first bottom value of said first sense voltage in a thickness determining region where said deposited toner amount is expected
to be not smaller than a predetermined amount, and calculates said deposited toner amount in accordance with a second one
of said first peak value and a first bottom value of said first sense voltage in an area determining region where said deposited
toner amount is expected to be smaller than said predetermined amount.

US Pat. No. 9,064,790

METHOD FOR PRODUCING P-TYPE ZNO BASED COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTOR LAYER, METHOD FOR PRODUCING ZNO BASED COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTOR ELEMENT, P-TYPE ZNO BASED COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTOR SINGLE CRYSTAL LAYER, ZNO BASED COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTOR ELEM

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A method for producing a p-type ZnO based compound semiconductor layer comprising the steps of:
(a) preparing an n-type single crystal ZnO based compound semiconductor structure containing a Group 11 element which is Cu
and/or Ag and at least one Group 13 element selected from the group consisting of B, Ga and Al by

(a1) supplying (i) Zn, (ii) O, (iii) optionally Mg, and (iv) the at least one Group 13 element selected from the group consisting
of B, Ga and Al to form a MgxZn1-xO (0?x?0.6) single crystal film doped with the Group 13 element, and

(a2) supplying the Group 11 element which is Cu and/or Ag on the MgxZn1-xO (0?x?0.6) single crystal film,

wherein supplying Zn is carried out in an open period of a Zn cell shutter, supplying O is carried out in an open period of
an O cell shutter, supplying at least one of B, Ga or Al is carried out in an open period of at least one of a B, Ga or Al
cell shutter and supplying Cu and/or Ag is carried out in an open period of a Cu and/or Ag cell shutter, and

wherein the open period of the Zn cell shutter includes the open period of the O cell shutter and the open period of the Cu
and/or Ag cell shutter, and does not include the open period of the at least one of the B, Ga or Al cell shutter; and the
open period of the O cell shutter or the open period of the Cu and/or Ag cell shutter does not coincide with a beginning of
the open period of the Zn cell shutter and ending of the open period of the Zn cell shutter; and

(b) annealing the n-type single crystal ZnO based compound semiconductor structure to form a p-type ZnO based compound semiconductor
layer co-doped with the Group 11 element and the Group 13 element.

US Pat. No. 9,086,603

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising a display part for displaying standard characters or designs, the liquid crystal
display device further comprising:
a liquid crystal layer;
a first substrate and a second substrate which are disposed facing each other and which sandwich the liquid crystal layer;
a plurality of first electrodes provided on a first surface side of the first substrate;
a plurality of second electrodes provided on the first surface side of the first substrate;
a plurality of first lead wirings provided on the first surface side of the first substrate, each of the plurality of first
lead wirings connected to one of the plurality of first electrodes;

a plurality of second lead wirings provided on the first surface side of the first substrate, each of the plurality of second
lead wirings connected to one of the plurality of second electrodes;

a jumper wiring provided on a first surface side of the second substrate and superimposed with respective portions of two
or more second lead wirings of the plurality of second lead wirings, wherein the jumper wiring crosses at least one of the
plurality of first lead wirings in plan view; and

a conductive material interposed between each portion of the two or more second lead wirings and the jumper wiring, between
the first substrate and the second substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,301,376

STROBE LIGHTING UNIT

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A strobe lighting unit, comprising:
a xenon discharge tube having at least an anode electrode and a cathode electrode;
a lighting circuit being connected between the anode electrode and the cathode electrode of the xenon discharge tube, and
configured to flash the xenon discharge tube by applying a high voltage between the anode electrode and the cathode electrode
of the xenon discharge tube;

a switching element having at least a gate being connected to the lighting circuit, configured to input an external lighting
signal into the gate of the switching element, and configured to operate the lighting circuit so as to flash the xenon discharge
tube in accordance with the external light signal input into the gate of the switching element;

a timing generator having an input and an output configured to receive the external lighting signal into the input of the
timing generator, and configured to generate a pulse having a light-detecting time to detect whether the xenon discharge tube
normally flashes or not from the output of the timing generator;

a light-detecting circuit having an input and an output, the input of the light-detecting circuit connecting the anode electrode
of the xenon discharge tube, and the light-detecting circuit configured to generate a light-emitting signal from the output
of the light-detecting circuit when the xenon discharge tube flashes;

a logical multiply circuit having an output and inputs, each of the inputs of the logical multiply circuit connecting the
output of the timing generator to input the pulse having the light-detecting time and the output of the light-detecting circuit
to input the light-emitting signal; and

wherein the strobe lighting unit monitors a degradation of the xenon discharge tube in accordance with an output signal output
from the output of the logical multiply circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,122,108

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal display apparatus comprising:
a first substrate and a second substrate disposed facing each other;
a first electrode comprising a plurality of first openings, provided to the first substrate;
a second electrode comprising a plurality of second openings, provided to the second substrate; and
a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate;
wherein:
a display part is defined in a region where the first electrode and the second electrode overlap;
each of the plurality of first openings is formed into a substantially rectangular shape in planar view;
at least a plurality of the plurality of second openings are formed into a substantially T shape, inverted T-shape, or cruciform
shape in the planar view;

the second electrode further comprises a plurality of rectangular regions cyclically disposed inside the display part in the
planar view;

the four sides that define each of the plurality of rectangular regions respectively contact any portion of the plurality
of second openings; and

each of the plurality of first openings is disposed overlapping any of the plurality of rectangular regions in the planar
view.

US Pat. No. 9,103,519

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A vehicle lighting unit comprising:
a lens having a focal point, a first surface configured to be disposed towards a front side of a vehicle body and a second
surface configured to be disposed towards a rear side of the vehicle body;

a semiconductor light emitting element disposed substantially at the focal point of the lens; and
a substrate on which the semiconductor light emitting element is mounted, wherein
part of the second surface faces to the semiconductor light emitting element and is configured to serve as a light incident
area that allows light emitted from the semiconductor light emitting element to enter the lens and also configured to reflect
a portion of the light emitted from the semiconductor light emitting element,

the first surface is configured to allow light entering the lens through the second surface to exit the lens,
at least one of the first surface and the second surface is designed in surface shape so that light exiting forward through
the first surface forms a low beam light distribution pattern, and

the vehicle lighting unit further includes a reflection surface mounted on the substrate and configured to reflect the portion
of the light reflected by the light incident area to form an overhead sign light distribution pattern after the portion of
the light has passed through the second and first surfaces, the reflection surface disposed below the semiconductor light
emitting element.

US Pat. No. 9,064,791

METHOD FOR PRODUCING P-TYPE ZNO BASED COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTOR LAYER, METHOD FOR PRODUCING ZNO BASED COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTOR ELEMENT, AND AN N-TYPE ZNO BASED COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTOR LAMINATE STRUCTURE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A method for producing a p-type ZnO based compound semiconductor layer comprising the steps of
(a) supplying (i) Zn, (ii) O, (iii) optionally Mg, and (iv) a Group 11 element which is Cu and/or Ag to form a MgxZn1-xO single crystal film doped with the Group 11 element, wherein 0?x?0.6;

(b) supplying at least one Group 13 element selected from the group consisting of B, Ga and Al on the MgxZn1-xO single crystal film, wherein 0?x?0.6,

wherein supplying Zn is carried out in an open period of a Zn cell shutter, supplying O is carried out in an open period of
an O cell shutter, supplying at least one of B, Ga or Al is carried out in an open period of at least one of a B, Ga or Al
cell shutter and supplying Cu and/or Ag is carried out in an open period of a Cu and/or Ag cell shutter, and

wherein the open period of the Zn cell shutter includes the open period of the O cell shutter and the open period of the Cu
and/or Ag cell shutter, and does not include the open period of the at least one of the B, Ga or Al cell shutter; and the
open period of the O cell shutter or the open period of the Cu and/or Ag cell shutter does not coincide with a beginning of
the open period of the Zn cell shutter and an ending of the open period of the Zn cell shutter;

(c) alternately carrying out the steps (a) and (b) to form a laminate structure; and
(d) annealing the laminate structure to form a p-type MgxZn1-xO layer co-doped with the Group 11 element, and the Group 13 element, wherein 0?x?0.6.

US Pat. No. 9,316,372

LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND VEHICLE LAMP

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A light emitting device comprising:
a head portion including a surface including a convex portion having a tip surface, a back surface opposite to the surface,
and a through hole penetrating the tip surface of the convex portion and the back surface;

a light-transmitting member including a front surface and a rear surface opposite the front surface, the rear surface including
a first recess to be fitted to the convex portion, the first recess having a bottom surface;

a bonding material that bonds part of the surface of the head portion around the convex portion to the rear surface of the
light-transmitting member while the convex portion is fitted to the first recess and the bottom surface of the first recess
covers the through hole;

a semiconductor light emitting element configured to emit light that passes through the through hole and is used to irradiate
the light-transmitting member; and

an optical system configured to condense the light from the semiconductor light emitting element and locally irradiate the
light-transmitting member with the light.

US Pat. No. 9,240,522

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE PROVIDING GRADED BRIGHTNESS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light emitting device comprising:
a semiconductor lamination including a p-type semiconductor layer, an active semiconductor layer, and an n-type semiconductor
layer;

an opposing electrode structure including a first electrode structure formed above the p-type semiconductor layer, and a second
electrode structure formed above the n-type semiconductor layer; and

a brightness grade producing structure including a surface layer of one of the p-type semiconductor layer and the n-type semiconductor
layer and producing brightness of emitted light gradually changing from one edge to an opposite edge of a light output plane,

wherein (i) the brightness grade producing structure includes insulating or dielectric films formed on selected regions of
a surface of the p-type or the n-type semiconductor layer, (ii) regions other than the selected regions of the surface of
the p-type or the n-type semiconductor layer are in direct contact with the first or the second electrode structure, and (iii)
a width of each of the insulating or dielectric films gradually widens from the one edge to the opposite edge of the light
output plane.

US Pat. No. 9,080,742

NEAR INFRARED ILLUMINATOR

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A near infrared illuminator for projecting near infrared light forward, comprising:
a light source configured to emit near infrared rays; and
a projector lens configured to project the near infrared rays emitted from the light source forward to form a predetermined
light distribution pattern in front of the projector lens, the projector lens including

a light distribution control section disposed substantially at the center of the projector lens and configured to project
part of the near infrared rays emitted from the light source forward to form the predetermined light distribution pattern,
which is a horizontally long light distribution pattern, and

a marker forming section disposed substantially at a periphery of the projector lens and around the light distribution control
section and configured to receive part of the near infrared rays emitted from the light source and refract the received near
infrared rays laterally so that the exiting near infrared rays are projected forward and at an angle that diverges away from
the optical axis to form an alignment marker with a spot shape at a predetermined position that is separate from and located
beside the light distribution pattern and disposed a prescribed distance away from the light distribution pattern in order
to position the light distribution pattern.

US Pat. No. 9,166,118

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT EMITTING APPARATUS

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A semiconductor light emitting apparatus having a light emitting direction, comprising:
a substrate;
a plurality of semiconductor light emitting devices located adjacent the substrate, each having an upper surface and side
surfaces, the semiconductor light emitting devices being spaced from each other with an open gap between side surfaces of
adjacent semiconductor light emitting devices; and

a wavelength conversion layer which contains a wavelength conversion material for wavelength conversion of at least part of
light emitted by the semiconductor light emitting devices, the wavelength conversion layer bridging the upper surfaces of
adjacent semiconductor light emitting devices such that the wavelength conversion layer forms bridge structures located between
adjacent semiconductor light emitting devices as viewed from the light emitting direction of the semiconductor light emitting
apparatus, the bridge structures being spaced from the substrate in the light emitting direction of the semiconductor light
emitting apparatus by the open gap that does not include the wavelength conversion layer, where the open gap extends from
and abuts the side surfaces of adjacent semiconductor light emitting devices, wherein

each of the semiconductor light emitting devices is surrounded by a white resin including a reflective member around its side
surfaces.

US Pat. No. 9,103,518

VEHICLE HEADLIGHT

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A vehicle headlight, comprising:
a semiconductor light source having an emitting surface, a center, and an optical axis, the light source configured to emit
light having a substantially white color tone, the emitting surface formed in a substantially plane shape, intersecting with
the optical axis at a substantially right angle and also intersecting with the optical axis at the center located on the emitting
surface of the semiconductor light source; and

a projector lens having an optical axis, at least one focus, a light incoming surface, a light-emitting surface and a horizontal
imaginary plane being located adjacent the semiconductor light source so that the optical axis of the projector lens substantially
corresponds to the optical axis of the semiconductor light source, the light incoming surface formed in at least one of a
plane shape and a concave shape and facing the emitting surface of the semiconductor light source, the light-emitting surface
having a polarization angle formed in a convex shape and including a first light-emitting surface, a second light-emitting
surface, a third light-emitting surface, a first boundary line located between the second light-emitting surface and the third
light-emitting surface and being located in an upward direction from zero degrees with reference to the horizontal imaginary
plane, a second boundary line located between the first light-emitting surface and the second light-emitting surface, the
horizontal imaginary plane intersecting with the optical axis of the projector lens, the light incoming surface configured
to receive light having substantially white color tone from the semiconductor light source during operation, and wherein each
of the first light-emitting surface and the third light-emitting surface is configured to diffuse the light in a horizontal
direction and in a downward direction with reference to the horizontal imaginary plane, and the second light-emitting surface
is configured to diffuse the light without intersections in the horizontal direction, wherein light emitted from the second
light-emitting surface is configured to intersect with light emitted from the first light-emitting surface in a direction
perpendicular to the horizontal imaginary plane.

US Pat. No. 9,224,925

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting device including an optical axis comprising:
a base board having a mounting surface and a conductor pattern formed on the mounting surface, and the mounting surface including
an outer circumference;

a frame formed in a tubular shape and being located on the outer circumference of the mounting surface of the base board;
at least one semiconductor light-emitting chip having a bottom surface, a side surface and a top surface including a center,
and including chip electrodes adjacent the bottom surface, each of the chip electrodes electrically connected to a respective
portion of the conductor pattern of the base board via solder bumps;

a transparent plate having a top surface, a side surface and a bottom surface, and being located over the top surface of the
at least one semiconductor light-emitting chip, each of the top surface and the bottom surface of the transparent plate being
smaller than the top surface of the semiconductor light-emitting chip, and the top surface of the transparent plate being
configured to become a light-emitting surface of the light-emitting device;

a wavelength converting layer having a side surface and including at least one phosphor, the wavelength converting layer disposed
between the side surface of the transparent plate and the side surface of the at least one semiconductor light-emitting chip
so that the side surface of the wavelength converting layer includes a convex surface, which extends toward the frame at a
location between the side surface of the at least one semiconductor light-emitting chip and the side surface of the transparent
plate, and a part of the convex surface being laterally covering the side surface of the at least one semiconductor light-emitting
chip and another part of the convex surface laterally covering the side surface of the transparent plate; and

a reflective layer having a side surface, the side surface of the reflective layer including a concave surface in contact
with the convex surface of the side surface of the wavelength converting layer, the reflective layer disposed between the
frame and both the side surface of the wavelength converting layer and the side surface of the transparent plate and between
the bottom surface of the at least one semiconductor light-emitting chip and the mounting surface of the base board while
surrounding the solder bumps, wherein the side surface of the reflective layer contacts with the convex surface of the wavelength
converting layer and a part of the side surface of the transparent plate that is located in an inward direction from an apex
of the convex surface of the wavelength converting layer, and wherein the optical axis of the semiconductor light-emitting
device extends substantially normal with respect to the top surface of the at least one semiconductor light-emitting chip
from substantially the center of the top surface of the at least one semiconductor light-emitting chip.

US Pat. No. 9,070,836

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting device comprising:
a lamination of semiconductor layers including a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type, an active layer formed
on the first semiconductor layer, and a second semiconductor layer of a second conductivity type formed on the active layer;

a transparent conductive film formed on a first principal surface of the lamination of semiconductor layers and having an
opening, wherein the opening includes a pad area and a plurality of wiring electrode areas extending from the pad area, and
the opening is provided in the transparent conductive film such that the transparent conductive film surrounds the opening;

a pad electrode formed on a first part of the first principal surface, the first part of the first principal surface being
exposed in the pad area of the opening of the transparent conductive film, wherein the pad electrode has a shape which substantially
corresponds to a shape of the pad area of the opening; and

a plurality of wiring electrode portions formed on a plurality of other parts of the first principal surface excluding the
first part, wherein the plurality of other parts are exposed in the plurality of wiring electrode areas of the opening of
the transparent conductive film, each of the plurality of wiring electrode portions is connected with the pad electrode and
overlaps with a part of the transparent conductive film, and the plurality of wiring electrode portions have a shape which
substantially corresponds to a shape of the plurality of wiring electrode areas of the opening;

wherein a contact resistance between the transparent conductive film and the lamination of semiconductor layers is larger
than a contact resistance between the plurality of wiring electrode portions and the lamination of semiconductor layers.

US Pat. No. 9,182,103

LASER LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A laser light source device comprising:
a laser light source for emitting laser light through a laser emission aperture thereof;
a condenser lens disposed in front of said laser light source in a laser emission direction to collect said laser light; and
a light guide covering said laser emission aperture so as to guide said laser light, said light guide having a reflective
surface, and said reflective surface extending from said laser light source to said condenser lens such that said reflective
surface extends along an optical axis of said laser light;

wherein said laser light source includes a laser diode having a pn joint surface and said reflective surface is oriented in
a direction orthogonal to the pn joint surface of the laser diode;

wherein said light guide has a second surface which is located opposite to said reflective surface with respect to the optical
axis of said laser light, said second surface having one of (i) an antireflective property, and (ii) a sufficient separation
distance from the optical axis of said laser light so as not to reflect said laser light; and

wherein said laser light source device satisfies the following inequality:
W<0.064?H?0.032

where ?H is a full width at half maximum angle in degrees of said laser light in a direction parallel to the pn joint surface of said
laser diode, and W is a distance in millimeters between an optical axis center of said laser light and said reflective surface.

US Pat. No. 9,202,998

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting device, comprising:
a support substrate;
a reflection electrode bonded to the support substrate via a bonding layer; and
a semiconductor film disposed on the reflection electrode and made from a group III nitride semiconductor, the semiconductor
film having a C-plane and including a light-emitting layer;

wherein the semiconductor film has:
a light extraction surface opposite to an interface between the semiconductor film and the reflection electrode, and
a tapered edge surface as a side surface that intersects with the light extraction surface at an edge around the semiconductor
film,

wherein the light extraction surface has an offset surface which is offset and terminates at the edge so that a size of an
offset from the C-plane gradually increases nearer the edge, the offset surface being disposed immediately above the tapered
edge surface,

wherein the light extraction surface is occupied by a plurality of protrusions such that sizes of the protrusions on the offset
surface progressively decrease nearer the edge, and an average size of the protrusions on the offset surface is smaller than
an average size of the protrusions in a region of the light extraction surface surrounded by the offset surface from the edge,

wherein at least 70% of the offset surface is occupied by protrusions each having a diameter smaller than a wavelength of
light emitted from the light-emitting layer.

US Pat. No. 9,175,822

VEHICLE HEADLIGHT

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A vehicle light for a vehicle having a driver, the vehicle light comprising:
a first light source;
a second light source;
a first optical system configured to direct light emitted from the first light source to a first area corresponding to a central
vision of a driver in front of the vehicle; and

a second optical system configured to direct light emitted from the second light source to a second area corresponding to
a peripheral vision of the driver, wherein

the first light source and the second light source are configured to be simultaneously turned on to emit light through the
respective first and second optical systems so as to project light forward, and

the first light source has an S/P ratio, which is represented by (S(?)*V?(?))/(S(?)*V(?)) in which S(?) is a spectrum of the
first light source, V?(?) is a relative luminosity factor in scotopic vision, and V(?) is a relative luminosity factor in
photopic vision, lower than an S/P ratio of the second light source.

US Pat. No. 9,175,824

VEHICLE HEADLAMP

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A vehicle headlamp that forms a synthetic light distribution pattern including a hot zone and a diffusion region diffused
from the hot zone, the vehicle headlamp comprising:
at least one first lighting fixture unit including a laser light source and a first optical system that forms a first light
distribution pattern to irradiate light forward from the laser light source and irradiate the hot zone; and

at least one second lighting fixture unit including an LED light source and a second optical system that forms a second light
distribution pattern to irradiate light forward from the LED light source and irradiate the diffusion region,

wherein the laser light source comprises: a semiconductor laser light source; and a wavelength conversion member that is arranged
apart from the semiconductor laser light source, and receives laser light from the semiconductor laser light source and generates
light of a longer wavelength than a wavelength of the light from the semiconductor laser light source,

wherein the first optical system comprises: a projection lens arranged on an optical axis that extends in a vehicle front-back
direction; the wavelength conversion member which is arranged on a vehicle rear side with respect to the projection lens;
and a reflecting surface that reflects light from the wavelength conversion member so as to be focused near the optical axis,

wherein the reflecting surface is arranged to cover an upper side of the wavelength conversion member, a cross-sectional shape
thereof including the optical axis is set to an elliptical shape, and an eccentricity thereof is set to increase from a vertical
cross-section to a horizontal cross-section, and the light from the wavelength conversion member which is reflected by the
reflecting surface is focused between the wavelength conversion member and the projection lens,

wherein the focused light is focused near a rear-side focus of the projection lens in a vertical cross-section including the
optical axis and focused in a forward side with respect to the vertical cross-section in a horizontal cross-section including
the optical axis,

wherein the wavelength conversion member is a composite of a phosphor and a ceramic material, and the wavelength conversion
member is held by a holder made of a metallic material and is arranged below the reflecting surface,

wherein the holder has a cylindrical shape, and an aperture formed in an end of the holder is covered by the wavelength conversion
member,

wherein the wavelength conversion member is a mixed light of a light from the wavelength conversion member which is excited
by the laser light from the semiconductor laser light source and a light which penetrates the wavelength conversion member,
and

wherein a light source image of the semiconductor laser light source projected to the wavelength conversion member has higher
luminance than the LED light source and has a smaller size than the LED light source.

US Pat. No. 9,212,799

LAMP UNIT

Honda Motor Co., Ltd., T...

1. A lamp unit, comprising:
a lens shaped as an aspherical lens, the lens including a first lens portion, and a second lens portion thinner in a light
emitting direction than the first lens portion and disposed adjacent to the first lens portion, the second lens portion forming
a concave portion on at least a part of a rear side surface of the aspherical lens;

a first reflective surface disposed rearward of the first lens portion;
a second reflective surface disposed rearward of the second lens portion;
a first light source configured to emit light which is reflected by the first reflective surface, passes through the first
lens portion and is emitted forward; and

a second light source configured to emit light which is reflected by the second reflective surface, passes through the second
lens portion and is emitted forward,

wherein a shape of a rear side surface of the second lens portion is configured so that light from the second light source
reflected by the second reflective surface, passing through the second lens portion and emitted forward is diffused vertically
and horizontally.

US Pat. No. 9,316,374

VEHICLE HEADLIGHT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle headlight to be installed in a vehicle body, the vehicle headlight comprising:
a reflector having a spheroidal reflecting surface with a reflector optical axis and a first focus and a second focus through
which the reflector optical axis passes, the spheroidal reflecting surface having an elliptical cross section containing the
reflector optical axis and the first focus and the second focus and having an eccentricity designed to gradually increase
from a vertical cross section thereof to a horizontal cross section thereof;

a rotationally asymmetric projection lens having a light emitting surface on a front side and a light incident surface on
a rear side and a focus close to the light incident surface, the projection lens being disposed in front of the reflector
with the focus disposed substantially at the second focus; and

a light source disposed substantially at the first focus, the light source configured to emit light that is reflected by the
reflecting surface, incident on the light incident surface to enter the projection lens, and projected through the light emitting
surface of the projection lens, wherein

the projection lens has an optical axis passing through the focus of the projection lens and extending in a front-to-rear
direction of the vehicle headlight and being not coincident with the reflector optical axis, and the light emitting surface
of the projection lens is a free curved surface being convex forward, and to have a first horizontal front end and a second
horizontal front end farther from a center of the vehicle body than the first horizontal front end, the first horizontal front
end being positioned forward of the second horizontal front end,

the light incident surface is a free curved surface being convex toward the light source when viewed in a horizontal cross
section of the light emission surface and a vertical cross section thereof, in which, when a plurality of light beams in parallel
to the optical axis of the projection lens are incident on the light emitting surface to enter thereinside, the plurality
of light beams exiting through the light incident surface are focused at the focus of the projection lens,

the reflecting surface is disposed such that the reflector optical axis of the reflecting surface is inclined with respect
to the optical axis of the projection lens by a predetermined angle so that light emitted from the light source and projected
forward through the light emitting surface of the projection lens is made uniform with respect to the optical axis of the
projection lens.

US Pat. No. 9,151,947

OPTICAL DEFLECTOR INCLUDING PIEZOELECTRIC SENSOR INCORPORATED INTO OUTERMOST PIEZOELECTRIC CANTILEVER

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. An optical deflector comprising:
a mirror;
a movable frame supporting said mirror;
a first piezoelectric actuator, connected between said movable flame and said mirror, for
rocking said mirror with respect to a first axis of said mirror;
a support body supporting said movable frame;
a second piezoelectric actuator, connected between said support body and said movable frame, for rocking said mirror through
said movable frame with respect to a second axis of said mirror; and

only first and second piezoelectric sensors for sensing rocking vibrations of said mirror caused by said first and second
piezoelectric actuators,

said second piezoelectric actuator comprising a pair of second meander-type piezoelectric actuators opposite to each other
with respect to said first axis,

each of said second meander-type piezoelectric actuators comprising a plurality of piezoelectric cantilevers folded at every
cantilever and connected from said support body to said movable frame, each of said piezoelectric cantilevers being in parallel
with said first axis,

said first piezoelectric sensor being incorporated into an outermost one of said piezoelectric cantilevers of one of said
pair of meander-type piezoelectric actuators

said second piezoelectric sensor being incorporated into an outermost one of said piezoelectric cantilevers of another of
said pair of meander-type piezoelectric actuators,

no piezoelectric sensor being provided in other piezoelectric cantilevers other than said outermost piezoelectric cantilevers,
wherein the outermost piezoelectric cantilever comprises:

a lower electrode layer; and
a first piezoelectric layer formed on said lower electrode, and
wherein each of said first and second piezoelectric sensors comprises:
a second piezoelectric layer formed on said lower electrode layer; and
a second upper electrode layer formed on said second piezoelectric layer,
a width ratio of said second piezoelectric layer to said first piezoelectric layer being from 1/4 to 2/3.

US Pat. No. 9,147,814

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting device comprising:
a mounting board having a mounting surface and a first conductor pattern and at least one second conductor pattern formed
on the mounting surface;

a semiconductor chip substrate having a bottom surface, a top surface, a side surface, a substantially edge portion located
between the top surface and the side surface and a bottom electrode formed underneath the bottom surface, the semiconductor
chip substrate mounted adjacent the mounting surface of the mounting board via a conductive adhesive layer, and thereby the
bottom electrode of the semiconductor chip substrate being electrically connected to the first conductor pattern of the mounting
board via the conductive adhesive layer;

a semiconductor epitaxial layer having a top surface, a bottom surface, a substantially center located on the top surface,
at least one top electrode formed on the top surface of the semiconductor epitaxial layer and an optical axis intersected
with the substantially center of the top surface of the semiconductor epitaxial layer at a right angle, the semiconductor
epitaxial layer mounted on the top surface of the semiconductor chip substrate, each of the top surface and the bottom surface
of the semiconductor epitaxial layer being smaller than the top surface of the semiconductor chip substrate, each of the bottom
surface of the semiconductor epitaxial layer and the top surface of the semiconductor chip substrate contacting with respect
to each other, and the at least one top electrode being electrically connected to the at least one second conductor pattern
of the mounting board;

a wavelength converting layer having a top surface, a side surface, a bottom surface and a substantially edge portion located
between the side surface and the bottom surface, the wavelength converting layer including at least one phosphor, formed in
a substantially uniform thickness between the top surface and the bottom surface of the wavelength converting layer, and located
over the top surface of the semiconductor epitaxial layer, the bottom surface of the wavelength converting layer facing the
top surface of the semiconductor epitaxial layer, and therefore being smaller than the top surface of the semiconductor epitaxial
layer;

a transparent resin layer having a side surface disposed on the top surface of the semiconductor epitaxial layer and the top
surface of the semiconductor chip substrate, and covering at least the substantially edge portion of the wavelength converting
layer, the side surface of the transparent resin layer extending from the side surface of the wavelength converting layer
to the substantially edge portion of the semiconductor chip substrate, and therefore inclining from the side surface of the
wavelength converting layer toward the substantially edge portion of the semiconductor chip substrate; and

wherein the semiconductor chip substrate is configured with a reflective substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,146,014

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A vehicle lighting unit, comprising:
a light source;
a reflecting member configured to reflect light from the light source toward an illumination area in front of a vehicle body;
an actuator configured to turn the reflecting member around a first axis and a second axis so that the illumination area in
front of the vehicle body can be vertically and horizontally scanned with the light reflected by the reflecting member;

an actuator controller configured to control the actuator such that a scanning frequency of the reflected light in a vertical
direction is larger than a scanning frequency of the reflected light in a horizontal direction; and

a light intensity controller, wherein
the actuator controller controls the actuator so that upper turned edges of scanning in the vertical direction are located
above a cut line of the illumination area, and

the light intensity controller is configured to control the light source during the vertical scan period such that the light
source is turned off during a period during which a light spot formed by the light source is located above the cut line.

US Pat. No. 9,097,894

OPTICAL DEFLECTOR INCLUDING FOUR COUPLING BARS BETWEEN SUPPORT BODY AND FRAME

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An optical deflector comprising:
a mirror;
a movable ring-shaped frame surrounding said mirror;
a pair of torsion bars connected between said mirror and said movable ring-shaped frame, said torsion bars being oppositely
arranged along a rocking axis of said mirror;

a support body surrounding said movable ring-shaped frame;
first, second, third and fourth coupling bars connected between said support body and said movable ring-shaped frame, said
first and third coupling bars being oppositely arranged along a first direction which is offset by a first predetermined angle
between +30° and +60° with respect to said rocking axis, said second and fourth coupling bars being oppositely arranged along
a second direction which is offset by a second predetermined angle between ?30° and ?60° with respect to said rocking axis;
and

piezoelectric actuators, formed on said movable ring-shaped frame, for rocking said mirror through said torsion bars along
said rocking axis.

US Pat. No. 9,080,732

LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND VEHICLE LAMP

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A light emitting device comprising:
a base portion including a surface, a back surface on an opposite side with respect to the surface, and a first through hole
penetrating the surface and the back surface;

a light-transmitting member fixed to the surface so as to cover the first through hole;
a semiconductor light emitting element configured to emit light to pass through the first through hole and for the light-transmitting
member to be irradiated with;

an optical system configured to condense the light from the semiconductor light emitting element and locally irradiate the
light-transmitting member with the light; and

a foil body including a second through hole for light emitted from the light-transmitting member to pass through and which
has elasticity, the light-transmitting member being sandwiched between the foil body around the second through hole and the
base portion with part of the light-transmitting member exposed from the second through hole.

US Pat. No. 9,097,897

OPTICAL DEFLECTOR INCLUDING NARROW PIEZOELECTRIC SENSOR ELEMENT BETWEEN TORSION BAR AND PIEZOELECTRIC ACTUATOR

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An optical deflector comprising:
a mirror;
a first support frame surrounding said mirror;
a first torsion bar arranged along a first axis of said mirror, a first end of said first torsion bar being coupled to an
outer circumference of said mirror;

a pair of first piezoelectric actuators arranged between said first support frame and said first torsion bar; and
a first piezoelectric sensor inserted between said first torsion bar and one of said first piezoelectric actuators,
wherein said first piezoelectric sensor includes at least one first piezoelectric sensor element having a width smaller than
two-fifths of a width of the one of said first piezoelectric actuators and being arranged at a wide portion within two-fifths
of said width from an inner end of the one of said first piezoelectric actuators, and

wherein said first piezoelectric sensor element is directly adjacent to said first torsion bar.

US Pat. No. 9,079,529

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT AND LIGHT GUIDE LENS

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A vehicle lighting unit comprising:
a light source having an optical axis; and
a light guide lens having a light incident face which is formed on a bottom face of the light guide lens and on which light
emitted from the light source during operation is incident, a light exiting face which is formed on a front face of the light
guide lens, a first lens face which is formed on a rear face of the light guide lens so as to be disposed on the optical axis
of the light source and through which a first portion of the light which has passed through the light incident face passes,
and a second lens face which is formed on the rear face of the light guide lens so as to be disposed more rearward than the
first lens face and through which a second portion of the light which has passed through the light incident face passes, wherein

the first lens face includes a first reflecting surface covering the first lens face in close relation thereto and the first
reflecting surface having a reflector shape based on a surface shape of the first lens face, and the first reflecting surface
being configured to reflect the first portion of the light which has passed through the light incident face and to direct
the first portion of the light to the light exiting face to project the light forward, thereby forming a first light distribution
pattern, and

the second lens face selectively includes one of,
a second reflecting surface covering the second lens face in close relation thereto and the second reflecting surface having
a reflector shape based on a surface shape of the second lens face, and the second reflecting surface being configured to
reflect the second portion of the light which has passed through the light incident face and to direct the second portion
of the light to the light exiting face to project the light forward, thereby forming a second light distribution pattern in
a linear area connecting a position at an angle of 1 degree rightward and an angle of 0.5 degrees upward and a position at
an angle of 3 degrees rightward and an angle of 0.5 degrees upward and a linear area connecting a position at an angle of
1 degree rightward and an angle of 1.5 degrees upward and a position at an angle of 3 degrees rightward and an angle of 1.5
degrees upward on a virtual screen assumed to be positioned in front of the vehicle lighting unit at a position about 25 m
away from the vehicle lighting unit so that the first light distribution pattern and the second distribution pattern are overlaid
on each other, and

a see-through surface configured to allow light that has entered the light guide lens through the light incident face formed
on the bottom face and has been incident thereon to freely pass rearward to a location outside the light guide lens.

US Pat. No. 9,275,846

LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE AND FILAMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A light source device comprising a translucent gastight container, a filament disposed in the translucent gastight container,
and a lead wire for supplying an electric current to the filament, wherein:
the filament comprises a substrate formed from a metal material and a visible light reflectance-reducing film coating the
substrate for reducing visible light reflectance of the substrate, and

the substrate shows a reflectance of 90% or higher for infrared lights of wavelengths of 4000 nm or longer.

US Pat. No. 9,103,517

VEHICLE LIGHT

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A projection type vehicle light configured to project light forward, comprising:
a light source including a semiconductor light-emitting element;
a wavelength conversion member including a phosphor configured to receive excitation light emitted from the semiconductor
light-emitting element and emit visible light, and a metal plate configured to support the phosphor and have a mirror top
surface so that the visible light emitted downward from the phosphor is reflected upward; and

a reflector formed to be curved and opened obliquely downward in the forward direction, having a reflecting surface facing
downward, and extending from a position adjacent a rear side of the wavelength conversion member to a position above the wavelength
conversion member such that the visible light emitted from the wavelength conversion member is reflected to provide forward
illumination, wherein:

the wavelength conversion member is disposed to receive the excitation light from a position forward and obliquely upward
relative to the wavelength conversion member and includes a surface inclined in a rearward direction toward the reflector
such that the excitation light that is regularly reflected from the surface of the wavelength conversion member is directed
rearward to be incident on a rear end portion of the reflector,

the metal plate is inclined in the rearward direction toward the reflector such that the excitation light through the wavelength
conversion member can be reflected by the surface of the metal plate toward the rear end portion of the reflector;

the rear end portion of the reflector extends below a level of the wavelength conversion member such that substantially all
the excitation light that has been regularly reflected from the surface of the wavelength conversion member is incident on
the reflector,

the rear end portion of the reflector includes a condenser reflection surface that is integrally formed with the reflecting
surface and configured to condense on and reflect to the wavelength conversion member the excitation light that has been regularly
reflected from the surface of the wavelength conversion member;

a projection lens having an optical axis and configured to project the visible light reflected from the reflecting surface
forward while inverting an image of the visible light;

the visible light reflected by a central portion of the reflecting surface of the reflector is focused between the phosphor
and the projection lens;

the surface of the wavelength conversion member and the metal plate that are inclined are located on the optical axis of the
projection lens;

the condenser reflection surface is located on or below the optical axis of the projection lens; and
the mirror top surface of the wavelength conversion member is inclined with respect to the optical axis of the projection
lens by an angle such that part of the light emitted from the light source is regularly reflected by the mirror top surface
to be directed to the condenser reflection surface.

US Pat. No. 9,136,435

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting element including:
a support substrate;
a semiconductor film including a light-emitting layer provided on said support substrate;
a surface electrode provided on a light-extraction-surface-side surface of said semiconductor film; and
a light-reflecting layer provided between said support substrate and said semiconductor film, said light-reflecting layer
forming a light-reflecting surface on a surface bordering said semiconductor film;

wherein said surface electrode includes a first electrode piece for forming an ohmic contact with said semiconductor film,
and a second electrode piece electrically connected to said first electrode piece and adapted for forming an ohmic contact
with said semiconductor film;

wherein said light-reflecting layer includes a reflection electrode, and said reflection electrode includes a third electrode
piece forming an ohmic contact with said semiconductor film, and a fourth electrode piece electrically connected to said third
electrode piece, said fourth electrode piece being arranged opposite said second electrode piece, and said fourth electrode
piece being adapted for forming a Schottky contact with said semiconductor film and forming a barrier inhibiting a forward
current in said semiconductor film;

wherein said first electrode piece and said third electrode piece are arranged so as to not overlap when projected onto a
projection surface parallel to a principal surface of said semiconductor film; and

wherein a shortest distance, in a direction of a principal surface of said semiconductor film, between said third electrode
piece and said second electrode piece, is greater than a shortest distance, in the direction of the principal surface of said
semiconductor film, between said third electrode piece and said first electrode piece.

US Pat. No. 9,231,163

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT EMITTING APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light emitting apparatus comprising:
a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type;
a light emitting layer formed on the first semiconductor layer;
a second semiconductor layer of a second conductivity type opposite to the first conductivity type, the second semiconductor
layer being formed on the light emitting layer and having an upper surface;

a recess formed from the upper surface of the second semiconductor layer, said recess penetrating through the second semiconductor
layer and the light emitting layer and exposing the first semiconductor layer at a bottom of the recess;

a first electrode electrically connected to the first semiconductor layer at the bottom of the recess and extending upward
to extend above the upper surface of the second semiconductor layer;

a second electrode electrically connected to the upper surface of the second semiconductor layer and having an opening which
surrounds the recess in plan view and through which the first electrode extends from an inside of the recess to above the
upper surface of the second semiconductor layer; and

an insulating layer disposed between the first and second electrodes above the upper surface of the second semiconductor layer;
wherein the second electrode comprises a reflective electrode that reflects light incident from the light emitting layer side,
wherein the first electrode includes a reflective electrode layer formed covering the opening in plan view that reflects light
incident from the light emitting layer side,

wherein the reflective electrode layer of the first electrode has a peripheral portion overlapping a peripheral portion of
the second electrode defining the opening in plan view,

wherein the first electrode further includes a light absorbing electrode layer formed on the reflective electrode layer of
the first electrode and having a lower reflectance against incident light from the light emitting layer side than the reflective
electrode layer of the first electrode, and

wherein the light absorbing electrode layer is formed to spread to a more outer area than the peripheral portion of the reflective
electrode layer in plan view.

US Pat. No. 9,447,944

UNSATURATED POLYESTER RESIN COMPOSITION, MOLDED ARTICLE THEREOF, AND LAMP REFLECTOR

SHOWA DENKO K.K., Tokyo ...

1. An unsaturated polyester resin composition comprising an unsaturated polyester, a crosslinking agent, an inorganic filling
material, a hollow filler, and a fibrous reinforcing material,
wherein the hollow filler has a content ratio of a hollow filler having a particle diameter of 30 ?m or less of 80 vol % or
more with respect to a total volume of the hollow filler,

wherein a content of the hollow filler in the unsaturated polyester resin composition is from 15 to 24 mass %, and
wherein the hollow filler has a true specific gravity of from 0.4 to 0.7.

US Pat. No. 9,285,092

PROJECTOR TYPE HEADLIGHT

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A projector type headlight comprising:
a projection lens which is arranged on an optical axis, the optical axis extending in a longitudinal direction of a vehicle,
the projection lens having a focal plane; and

a light source unit which is arranged on a more rear side than a back side of the focal plane of the projection lens,
wherein the projection lens includes two resin lenses which are arranged on the optical axis,
the light source unit includes a light source and is configured so as to form a light source image that is emitted forward
through the two resin lenses and forms a light distribution pattern including a boundary line between light and shade, substantially
on the back side focal plane of the projection lens,

a first resin lens of the two resin lenses is arranged closer to the light source and includes a diffraction grating on a
lens face in a side opposite to the light source,

the first resin lens of the two resin lenses which is arranged closer to the light source has a lens face having a positive
power, which is arranged in a light source side, and

the diffraction grating is configured to cancel chromatic aberration of light which is emitted from the light source unit
and is emitted forward through the two resin lenses, and

wherein the first resin lens out of the two resin lenses which is arranged closer to the light source has a wall thickness
thinner than a wall thickness of a second resin lens arranged more distant from the light source.

US Pat. No. 9,209,224

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting device comprising:
a mounting substrate;
a plurality of semiconductor light-emitting elements arranged on the mounting substrate, each of the plurality of semiconductor
light-emitting elements including: a semiconductor structure layer configured to have a first semiconductor layer having a
first conductivity type, a light-emitting layer, and a second semiconductor layer having a second conductivity type, which
are stacked in order on the mounting substrate; a first electrode formed on the first semiconductor layer; and a second electrode
extending through the first semiconductor layer and the light-emitting layer from a surface of the first semiconductor layer
and being connected to the second semiconductor layer;

a light absorber covering an entire region between adjacent ones of the plurality of semiconductor light-emitting elements
on the mounting substrate; and

a wiring group including a plurality of wirings wired to each of the first electrodes, the wiring group being provided between
the mounting substrate and each of the plurality of semiconductor light-emitting elements,

wherein:
the light absorber has conductivity and is electrically connected to each of the second electrodes, the light absorber being
provided between the mounting substrate and each of the plurality of semiconductor light-emitting elements,

the light absorber and the wiring group are formed between the mounting substrate and each of the plurality of semiconductor
light-emitting elements so as to three-dimensionally overlap with each other via an insulating layer,

a feed terminal to each of the plurality of semiconductor light-emitting elements is provided on the mounting substrate, and
the light absorber covers an entire region between the plurality of semiconductor light-emitting element and the feed terminal
on the mounting substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,188,298

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A vehicle lighting unit having an optical axis, comprising:
a solid light guide having a light exiting surface, a reflection surface opposite to the light exiting surface, and a light
incident surface through which light enters the light guide, the light guide configured such that light entering via the light
incident surface reaches and is internally reflected off the light exiting surface, then internally reflected off the reflection
surface, and exits through the light exiting surface; and

an LED light source disposed to face forward and obliquely downward with respect to the optical axis and towards the light
incident surface, the light source configured to emit light that enters the light guide through the light incident surface,
is internally reflected off the light exiting surface, is internally reflected off the reflection surface, and exits through
the light exiting surface as light parallel to the optical axis, wherein

the light exiting surface is a continuous surface that is only one of a parabola and a straight line including a region for
internally reflecting the light entering through the light incident surface and a region through which the light internally
reflected exits as the light parallel to the optical axis.

US Pat. No. 9,246,067

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND VEHICLE LAMP

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light emitting device comprising:
a support substrate;
a semiconductor light emitting element including:
a semiconductor film comprising a first semiconductor layer, a light emitting layer that emits blue light due to current injection,
and a second semiconductor layer, wherein the first semiconductor layer, the light emitting layer and the second semiconductor
layer are layered one over another in this order from a side of the support substrate;

a first electrode which is planarly formed between and which contacts with the support substrate and the first semiconductor
layer, and

a second electrode which is connected to the second semiconductor layer,
wherein the semiconductor light emitting element has non-uniformity of current density in the light emitting layer at a light
emission operation, the light emitting layer being placed over the first electrode and in a range of the first electrode,
so that the semiconductor light emitting element has a current density or brightness distribution having a peak which exists
near an edge on a first side of the first electrode in a first area and gradually decreasing toward an edge on a second side
of the first electrode in a second area in such a manner that a wavelength of light emitted from the first area of relatively
high current density at the light emission operation becomes shorter than a wavelength of light emitted from the second area
of relatively low current density at the light emission operation; and

a wavelength converting layer containing a yellow fluorescent substance and layered to cover an overlap range of the light
emitting layer and the first electrode to cover the first and second areas of the semiconductor light emitting element, the
wavelength converting layer having a light extraction surface through which mixed light passes, the mixed light including
both light having been wavelength-converted by the wavelength converting layer and light having passed through the wavelength
converting layer without being wavelength-converted by the wavelength converting layer,

wherein the wavelength converting layer has different wavelength conversion characteristics respectively, over the overlap
range of the light emitting layer and the first electrode, at a first portion of the wavelength converting layer covering
the first area of the semiconductor light emitting element and at a second portion of the wavelength converting layer covering
the second area of the semiconductor light emitting element, so as to reduce chromaticity difference of the mixed light over
the light extraction surface due to the non-uniformity of current density in the light emitting layer at the light emission
operation, to have the mixed light turn to white color light at both of the first and second portions covering the first and
second areas of the semiconductor light emitting element.

US Pat. No. 9,076,952

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting device, comprising:
a metallic cap including a light-emitting window, a first circular cylinder having a first inner diameter and a second circular
cylinder having a second inner diameter, made from a metallic plate, and formed in a substantially circular cylindrical shape
that overlaps the first circular cylinder on the second circular cylinder, the first inner diameter of the first circular
cylinder being smaller than the second inner diameter of the second circular cylinder, the light-emitting window made of a
transparent material, and being sealed using the metallic plate of the first circular cylinder;

a metallic base having a top surface, a bottom surface, a side surface and through holes made from a metallic plate, and formed
in a substantially planar shape, the top surface of metallic base including an outer circumference, and also mounting the
metallic cap on the top surface of the metallic base so as to expose the outer circumference of the top surface from the metallic
cap;

terminal pins being hermetically sealed in a respective one of the through holes of the metallic base, respectively, and passing
through the metallic base, and further extending in an opposite direction of the top surface of the metallic base;

a semiconductor light source having electrodes, a light-emitting surface and an optical axis mounted on the top surface of
the metallic base, being airproofed between the metallic cap and the metallic base, the light-emitting surface of the semiconductor
light source facing the light-emitting window of the metallic cap, the optical axis of the semiconductor light source intersecting
with the light-emitting window of the metallic cap at a substantially right angle, and thereby operating as an optical axis
of the semiconductor light-emitting device, and each of the electrodes of the semiconductor light source being electrically
connected to a respective one of the terminal pins;

a heat sink plate having a top surface and a bottom surface, and the top surface of the heat sink contacting with the bottom
surface of the metallic base;

a holder having an inner bottom surface, an outer bottom surface, a first flange, a second flange, an inner side surface and
a body including the inner bottom surface and the inner side surface, the holder attaching the metallic base on the top surface
of the heat sink plate along with the metallic cap between the inner bottom surface of the body of the holder and the top
surface of the heat sink plate, and therefore the inner bottom surface of the body of the holder contacting with at least
the outer circumference of the top surface of the metallic base, the first flange of the holder extending in an opposite direction
of the metallic base from the body along the heat sink plate in a cross-sectional view taken along the optical axis of the
device, and the second flange of the holder extending toward the first circular cylinder of the holder from the body over
the second circular cylinder in the cross-sectional view taken along the optical axis of the device;

a thermal interface material (TIM) layer being disposed between the top surface of the heat sink plate and the outer bottom
surface of the holder; and

a thermal conductive elastic member disposed between the side surface of the metallic base and the inner side surface of the
body of the holder.

US Pat. No. 9,263,656

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE HAVING DOUBLE ENCAPSULATING STRUCTURE

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting device including an optical axis comprising:
a circuit board having a top surface, a bottom surface, a first side surface and a second side surface located between the
top surface and the bottom surface, and being formed in a substantially rectangular tabular shape, the first side surface
and the second side surface located in an opposite direction with respect to each other;

a first conductor pattern including a first external electrode, a first wire bonding pad and a die-bonding portion,
the first external electrode extending from the top surface of the circuit board toward the bottom surface of the circuit
board along a longitudinal direction of the circuit board via the first side surface of the circuit board, and

the die-bonding portion having a die-bonding pad, at least one die-bonding pattern and a connecting pattern extending from
the first external electrode toward a middle portion on the top surface of the circuit board along the longitudinal direction
of the circuit board, the connecting pattern being electrically connected between the die-bonding pad and the first external
electrode, the die-bonding pad having a central point and a plurality of apical ends formed in a substantially circular shape,
the plurality of apical ends located on an outer circumference of the circular shape, and the at least one die-bonding pattern
projecting from the outer circumference of the die-bonding pad in an outward direction of the die-bonding pad, wherein a respective
one of the apical ends of the die-bonding pad is located in each of middle portions of circular connecting portions between
the die-bonding pad and the connecting pattern and between the die-bonding pad and the at least one die-bonding pattern;

a second conductor pattern including an second external electrode and a second wire bonding pad,
the second external electrode extending from the top surface of the circuit board toward the bottom surface of the circuit
board along the longitudinal direction of the circuit board via the second side surface of the circuit board,

the second wire bonding pad projecting from the second external electrode toward the first conductor pattern along the longitudinal
direction on the top surface of the circuit board;

a semiconductor light-emitting chip having a top surface, a bottom surface, a first electrode and a second electrode mounted
on the die-bonding pad of the die-bonding portion of the first conductor pattern, the top surface of the semiconductor light-emitting
chip having a substantially center formed in either a substantially square shape or a substantially rectangular shape, the
center of the top surface of the semiconductor light-emitting chip being located over the central point of the die-bonding
pad of the first conductor pattern, the first electrode of the semiconductor light-emitting chip formed either on the top
surface of the chip or underneath the bottom surface of the chip, the second electrode of the semiconductor light-emitting
chip formed on the top surface of the semiconductor light-emitting chip and being electrically connected to the second wire
bonding pad of the second conductor pattern via a bonding wire;

a first encapsulating material encapsulating the semiconductor light-emitting chip and a part of the bonding wire in a dome
shape on the top surface of the circuit board;

a second encapsulating resin covering at least the first encapsulating material and another part of the bonding wire exposed
from the first encapsulating material; and

wherein each of angles between adjacent lines connecting the central point of the die-bonding pad to the plurality of apical
ends of the die-bonding pad forms substantially a same angle.

US Pat. No. 9,195,110

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising:
a first substrate and a second substrate placed substantially in parallel to each other, each having a transparent electrode,
a sealing material being in a shape of a frame and placed between the first and second substrates,
a vertically aligned liquid crystal layer located between the first and second substrates, placed within an inner region of
the frame of the sealing material, and filled with a liquid crystal material having negative dielectric anisotropy,

a first polarizing layer and a second polarizing layer placed substantially in crossed-Nicol, the first polarizing layer being
placed on an opposite side of the first substrate to the liquid crystal layer, the second polarizing layer being placed on
an opposite side of the second substrate to the liquid crystal layer, and one of the first and second polarizing layers having
an absorption axis at approximately 45° with respect to an alignment direction of liquid crystal molecules located at a thickness
center of the liquid crystal layer in the presence of applied voltage,

an optical compensation plate having negative biaxial optical anisotropy, placed at least one of (i) between the first substrate
and the first polarizing layer, and (ii) between the second substrate and the second polarizing layer, and disposed so that
an in-plane slow axis direction is substantially orthogonal to an absorption axis direction of a proximate one of the first
and second polarizing layers, and

a plurality of spacers that are arranged between the first substrate and the second substrate and that control a thickness
of the liquid crystal layer;

wherein at least one of the first substrate and the second substrate has a plurality of protrusions having approximately the
same first height and protruding into the liquid crystal layer, wherein the plurality of protrusions do not function as the
spacers, do not support an opposite one of the first and second substrates, and do not control the thickness of the liquid
crystal layer,

wherein the plurality of protrusions are formed only within the inner region of the frame of the sealing material,
wherein the liquid crystal layer at a protrusion-free position has a second height,
wherein an area of a region in which the thickness of the liquid crystal layer is equal to a value obtained by subtracting
the first height from the second height as a result of the existence of the protrusions accounts for ?%, which is 5% or more
but not more than 50%, of an area of a region where the liquid crystal layer exists on said at least one of the first and
second substrates with the protrusions, and

wherein the first height is 0.5 ?m or more and less than the second height.

US Pat. No. 9,134,002

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A vehicle lighting unit for projecting light outwardly through an opening portion formed in a mirror housing of a sideview
mirror along a vehicle length direction, the vehicle lighting unit comprising:
a housing having a light-blocking property and configured to extend along the opening portion of the mirror housing inside
the mirror housing and to open toward the opening portion of the mirror housing when the unit is connected to the mirror housing;

an outer lens assembled with the housing and configured to be located inside the mirror housing so as to close the opening
of the housing and the opening portion of the mirror housing when the unit is connected to the mirror housing, the outer lens
and the housing defining a lighting chamber, the outer lens having a width along a vertical direction larger than a width
of the opening of the mirror housing alone the vertical direction;

a light source disposed in the lighting chamber at a position shifted from a position of the opening portion of the mirror
housing when the unit is connected to the mirror housing in one direction of the vertical direction and having an optical
axis extending in the other direction of the vertical direction; and

a light guide disposed in the lighting chamber while shifted from the position of the opening portion of the mirror housing
toward the light source so as to convert light emitted from the light source to surface-shaped emission light through a light
exiting surface of the light guide in a direction of the optical axis, wherein

the light source and the light guide are configured with respect to the housing such that the light source and the light guide
cannot be seen through the opening portion of the mirror housing from a front side of the mirror housing when the unit is
connected to the mirror housing.

US Pat. No. 9,136,438

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting element comprising:
an ohmic electrode layer formed on a surface of a semiconductor structure layer including a light-emitting layer;
a reflective metal layer containing Ag formed so as to cover at least ends of the ohmic electrode layer; and
a covering electrode layer formed so as to bury the reflective metal layer,
wherein the covering electrode layer is made of an oxide film having a conductive property, and
wherein the ohmic electrode layer is made of an oxide film having light-transmitting and conductive properties.

US Pat. No. 9,188,810

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal display, comprising:
a first substrate which includes a first electrode on a first plane thereof;
a second substrate which includes a second electrode on a first plane thereof; and
a liquid crystal layer which is provided between the first substrate and the second substrate and which is controlled to a
substantially vertical orientation so that liquid crystal molecules of the liquid crystal layer have a pretilt angle that
is smaller than 90 degrees,

wherein when viewed in a top planar direction, the first electrode includes a plurality of rectangular openings extending
in a longitudinal direction that is substantially perpendicular to an orientation direction that is a direction of an azimuth
defined by the pretilt angle of the liquid crystal molecules of the liquid crystal layer, the direction of the azimuth being
parallel to the first electrode,

wherein when viewed in the top planar direction, the first electrode includes a plurality of first areas and a plurality of
second areas disposed mutually alternately in both: (i) the longitudinal direction of said plurality of rectangular openings,
and (ii) the orientation direction of the liquid crystal molecules in the direction of the azimuth which is substantially
perpendicular to the longitudinal direction, such that the plurality of first areas and the plurality of second areas are
disposed in a checkerboard shape, wherein an area of each of the plurality of first areas is substantially the same as an
area of each of the plurality of second areas, and wherein the plurality of first and second areas are set in a single continuous
effective display area in which the first electrode and the second electrode overlap when viewed in the top planar direction,
and

wherein the openings are not formed in the plurality of first areas.

US Pat. No. 9,048,090

SEMICONDUCTOR ELEMENT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A method of manufacturing a semiconductor element, comprising:
forming a first bonding layer comprising a metal which forms a eutectic crystal with Au, on a first substrate to provide a
first laminated body;

forming an element structure layer including a semiconductor layer on a second substrate;
forming a second bonding layer comprising Au on the element structure layer to provide a second laminated body; and
performing heating pressure-bonding on the first and second laminated bodies, with the first and second bonding layers facing
each other,

wherein a heating temperature of the second substrate in said heating pressure-bonding is made higher than a heating temperature
of the first substrate, and

wherein in said heating pressure-bonding, eutectic crystal formation is performed with a temperature difference between the
temperature of the second substrate and the temperature of the first substrate maintained in a range of from 5° C. to 20°
C.

US Pat. No. 9,214,330

LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE AND FILAMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A light source device comprising a translucent gastight container, a filament disposed in the translucent gastight container,
and a lead wire for supplying an electric current to the filament, wherein:
the filament comprises a substrate formed with a metal material and a visible light-absorbing film covering the substrate,
wherein the visible light-absorbing film is transparent to lights of infrared region;

the filament further comprises an infrared light-reflecting film; and
the infrared light-reflecting film is disposed between the visible light-absorbing film and the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,207,471

VERTICAL ALIGNMENT TYPE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING IMPROVED DISPLAY UNIFORMITY

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal display apparatus comprising:
a liquid crystal unit of multi domain vertical alignment type utilizing oblique electric field alignment control; and
a driver apparatus which applies a multiplex driving waveform to said liquid crystal unit,
wherein said liquid crystal unit comprises:
first and second substrates disposed facing each other;
a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between said first and second substrates;
a first electrode layer formed above said first substrate on a side of said liquid crystal layer and a second electrode layer
formed below said second substrate on a side of said liquid crystal layer, wherein the first and second electrode layers constitute
a pixel; and

a first vertical alignment film between said first electrode layer and said liquid crystal layer, and a second vertical alignment
film between said second electrode layer and said liquid crystal layer, wherein said first and second vertical alignment films
have a surface free energy of 35 mN/m to 39 mN/m;

wherein said multiplex driving waveform has a frame frequency f and a duty number, said duty number being an inverse of a
duty ratio;

wherein said multiplex driving waveform includes a first period which applies a driving voltage to said liquid crystal unit
and a second period which applies a non-driving voltage to said liquid crystal unit, said driving voltage is higher than a
driving threshold voltage of said liquid crystal unit, and said non-driving voltage is lower than said driving threshold voltage
of said liquid crystal unit;

wherein the frame frequency f and the duty number of the multiplex driving waveform are configured to prevent a dark area
which is generated inside the pixel when an on-waveform is applied at a frame frequency of 30 Hz or less, wherein the dark
area is planar and is a state different from an on-display state which is a bright display state, and wherein the dark area
is a flowing dark area or a fixed dark area; and

wherein said frame frequency f is not lower than 60 Hz.

US Pat. No. 10,056,524

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting element comprising:a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type;
a light-emitting functional layer that is formed on the first semiconductor layer and includes a light-emitting layer; and
a second semiconductor layer that is formed on the light-emitting functional layer and is of a conductivity type opposite to a conductivity type of the first semiconductor layer,
wherein:
the light-emitting layer includes: a base layer which has a composition subject to strain from the first semiconductor layer and has a plurality of base segments formed in a random net shape; and a quantum well structure layer embedding the base layer in a direction vertical to the base layer and composed of at least one quantum well layer and at least one barrier layer, and
the base layer has a plurality of vertically stacked sub-based layers composed of AlGaN with different Al compositions.

US Pat. No. 9,207,500

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A segment display-type liquid crystal display apparatus that displays a predetermined pattern, comprising:
a first electrode and a second electrode disposed so that at least a portion of each overlaps in the planar view, and
a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode,
wherein the first electrode comprises one or more hollow parts open in accordance with a pattern shape, and a plurality of
first openings, each having at least a first area that extends in a first direction,

the region where the first electrode and the second electrode overlap is divided into a first region demarcated by at least
a portion of a contour of a hollow part and a first boundary part wherein the distance in the first direction between contours
of a hollow part is 1.5 times or less the length of the first area, and a second region other than the first region, and

the plurality of first openings is disposed correspondingly in the first region and not disposed in the second region.

US Pat. No. 9,163,800

OUTER CASING FOR VEHICLE LAMP, VEHICLE LAMP AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR THE SAME

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. An outer casing for a vehicle lamp:
an outer lens having a facing surface, a peripheral portion and a rib, the outer lens configured in at least one of a substantially
planar shape and a dome shape, and including a light-transmitting resin having permeability with respect to a laser beam,
the rib having both side surfaces and an edge portion projecting in an opposite direction of the facing surface along the
peripheral portion and configured in a ring shape defined as a minimum width of the rib, the edge portion of the rib including
both inclined surfaces and an end surface and configured in a convex shape in a direction toward the width of the rib, wherein
each of both inclined surfaces is continuously connected to a respective one of both side surfaces of the rib, the minimum
width of the rib is a width of said connection between each of both inclined surfaces and the respective one of both side
surfaces of the rib, and the end surface is located between both inclined surfaces so as to form an end of the convex shape
of the edge portion; and

a casing having a cavity and a supporting portion, and including a light-absorbing resin having absorbability with respect
to the laser beam, the cavity including an opening and an attaching portion provided in the cavity, the supporting portion
being located adjacent the opening of the cavity, the supporting portion projecting in an opposite direction of the opening
of the cavity, and therefore formed in a ring shape so as to surround the opening of the cavity,

wherein the outer lens is attached to the casing between the rib of the outer lens and the supporting portion of the casing
using laser beam light energy, wherein at least the edge portion of the rib of the outer lens is sunk into the supporting
portion of the casing by laser beam light energy and forms a melting joint portion along with a part of the supporting portion
of the casing.

US Pat. No. 9,333,901

VEHICLE HEADLIGHT AND OPTICAL FIBER BUNDLE USED IN VEHICLE HEADLIGHT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle headlight comprising:
a plurality of laser beam sources;
an optical fiber bundle including a plurality of optical fibers, the plurality of optical fibers respectively corresponding
to the plurality of laser beam sources, each respective optical fiber including a core having an incident end face configured
such that a laser beam emitted from a respective laser beam source of the plurality of laser beam sources is incident on the
incident end face, and the core also having an emission end face configured to emit the laser beam previously incident on
the incident end face, and each optical fiber including a clad located adjacent the core;

a wavelength conversion member configured to receive the laser beam emitted from the emission end face and to convert at least
a part of the laser beam into light having a wavelength different from a wavelength of the laser beam; and

an optical system configured to project a light source image of the wavelength conversion member and form a predetermined
light distribution pattern,

wherein emission end faces of the respective plurality of optical fibers are located adjacent to one another on a substantially
same plane to form an emission end face group, and an external shape of the emission end face group is a substantial rectangle,

the wavelength conversion member is located adjacent the emission end face group,
an external shape of the wavelength conversion member is substantially the same as the external shape of the emission end
face group, and

the wavelength conversion member is located on the emission end face group in a state in which the external shape of the wavelength
conversion member and the external shape of the emission end face group substantially coincide with each other and the wavelength
conversion member covers emission end faces of the emission end face group.

US Pat. No. 9,335,017

LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE THAT CAN REALIZE REDUCTION IN THICKNESS OF VEHICLE LIGHT FITTING, VEHICLE LIGHT FITTING USING THE LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND VEHICLE PROVIDED WITH THE VEHICLE LIGHT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A light emitting device for use in a vehicle light, the light emitting device comprising:
an excitation light source configured to generate excitation light;
a wavelength conversion member configured to absorb the excitation light and convert a wavelength of the excitation light
to emit light in a predetermined wavelength region; and

a first optical system configured to direct the excitation light from the excitation light source to the wavelength conversion
member,

wherein the wavelength conversion member includes at least a first surface, a second surface facing the first surface, and
a peripheral end surface located between the first surface and the second surface,

the first optical system is configured to direct the excitation light from the excitation light source to the first surface,
at least part of the second surface is covered by a first light blocking structure; and
a third reflection structure is configured to reflect light emitted from the peripheral end surface and is located around
the first surface.

US Pat. No. 10,400,981

LIGHTING DEVICE

Honda Motor Co., Ltd., T...

1. A lighting device for a vehicle comprising:a first lighting part arranged on a stationary body part of the vehicle;
a second lighting part arranged on a movable body part of the vehicle; and
a gap in a vehicle width direction between the first lighting part and the second lighting part;
wherein the first lighting part includes a first reflector and the second lighting part includes a second reflector, the first reflector located forward of the second reflector in a vehicle forward-rearward direction, and the gap is rearward of the first reflector in the vehicle forward-rearward direction,
wherein the second reflector is inclined toward one of the first reflector and the gap.

US Pat. No. 9,488,828

OPTICAL DEFLECTOR APPARATUS CAPABLE OF INCREASING OFFSET DEFLECTING AMOUNT OF MIRROR

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An optical deflector apparatus comprising:
a mirror;
an inner frame surrounding said mirror;
a first outer frame surrounding said inner frame;
an inner piezoelectric actuator coupled between said mirror and said inner frame and adapted to flex said mirror around a
first axis of said mirror;

a first outer piezoelectric actuator coupled between said inner frame and said first outer frame and adapted to flex said
mirror around said first axis of said mirror;

a driver adapted to generate an offset drive voltage and a first rocking drive voltage,
said offset drive voltage being applied to a first piezoelectric actuator selected from said inner piezoelectric actuator
and said outer piezoelectric actuator,

said first rocking drive voltage being applied to a second piezoelectric actuator different from said first piezoelectric
actuator, selected from said inner piezoelectric actuator and said first outer piezoelectric actuator.

US Pat. No. 9,306,119

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A light-emitting element comprising a GaN-based semiconductor, the light-emitting element comprising:
an n-type semiconductor layer;
an active layer formed on said n-type semiconductor layer;
a first semiconductor layer which is doped with Mg, which is formed on said active layer and which has a concave/convex structure
layer having a depth of 1 to 5 nm; and

a second semiconductor layer doped with Mg and formed on said concave/convex structure layer,
wherein said first semiconductor layer comprises an AlxGa1-xN-based semiconductor (0 layer is greater than an Al composition of other portions of said first semiconductor layer.

US Pat. No. 9,368,689

LIGHT EMITTING ELEMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A light emitting element comprising:
a semiconductor structure layer;
a reflective electrode layer that is formed on a part of the semiconductor structure layer;
a conductor layer that is formed on the semiconductor structure layer so that the reflective electrode layer is embedded therein;
a support substrate that is provided on the conductor layer and joined to the conductor layer with a junction layer interposed
therebetween;

a high resistance contact surface that is provided at an interface between the semiconductor structure layer and the conductor
layer; and

a high resistance portion that is provided in an area directly opposed, via the conductor layer, to an area where the high
resistance contact surface is provided in a direction substantially perpendicular to the high resistance contact surface,
the conductor layer being connected to the junction layer in a peripheral area of the conductor layer outside the high resistance
portion.

US Pat. No. 9,612,434

PIEZOELECTRIC DEVICE INCLUDING CONDUCTIVE LAYER, ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD AND OPTICAL DEFLECTOR

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A piezoelectric device comprising:
a substrate;
an insulating layer provided on said substrate;
a lower electrode layer provided on said insulating layer;
a piezoelectric structure provided on said lower electrode layer, said piezoelectric structure including at least one conductive
layer and multiple piezoelectric layers sandwiching said conductive layer, said conductive layer having a same crystal structure
as that of said piezoelectric layers; and

an upper electrode layer provided on said piezoelectric structure.

US Pat. No. 9,482,908

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY ELEMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal display element comprising:
a first substrate which includes a first electrode;
a second substrate which is disposed to oppose the first substrate and includes a second electrode; and
a liquid crystal layer which is disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate,
wherein at least one of the first electrode and the second electrode includes a plurality of openings which are elongated
in a first direction and are adjacent to each other along the first direction,

wherein an opening width of a first portion of two openings of the plurality of openings which are adjacent to each other
along the first direction is larger than an opening width of a second portion of the two openings adjacent to each other along
the first direction, and

wherein when a voltage is applied between the first electrode and the second electrode, a dark region in a crossed state is
generated between the two openings adjacent to each other along the first direction.

US Pat. No. 9,435,509

LINEAR LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS AND IMAGE READING APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A linear light source apparatus comprising,
a light emitting element, and
a lens configured to converge light being emitted from the light emitting element, with respect to a first direction, and
output flat light flux being extended linearly in a second direction that is orthogonal to the first direction, wherein,

the lens diffuses light flux in a predetermined region including an optical axis of the light emitting element, out of the
light incident from the light emitting element, in the second direction at a predetermined diffusion angle, and the lens diffuses
light flux in a region outside the predetermined region including the optical axis, at a diffusion angle smaller than the
diffusion angle of the light flux in the predetermined region including the optical axis, thereby reducing an emitted light
quantity at the optical axis of the lens to be lower than the emitted light quantity in the region outside the predetermined
region including the optical axis, with respect to the second direction.

US Pat. No. 9,328,889

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting unit comprising
at least one optical module comprising
a first light source having a first semiconductor light emitting element;
a second light source having a second semiconductor light emitting element;
a first optical member configured to control light from the first light source;
a second optical member configured to control light from the second light source; and
an outer peripheral optical member configured to surround the first optical member at an outer periphery of the first optical
member, wherein

the first optical member includes an incident surface, a front surface, and a rear surface and is configured to receive light
from the first light source through the incident surface and reflect the light by at least part of the front surface and then
by at least part of the rear surface to project the reflected light through at least part of the front surface,

the outer peripheral optical member includes a front surface and a rear surface and is configured to project light through
the front surface forward,

the second optical member includes a light guiding member having an incident surface, a reflection surface, and a front surface
and is configured to receive the light from the second light source through the incident surface and reflect at least part
of the light by the reflection surface so as to travel through the light guiding member, and exit through the front surface
so as to surround the first optical member, to irradiate the rear surface of the outer peripheral optical member with the
light, and

the second light source, and the second optical member are disposed behind the first optical member.

US Pat. No. 10,085,349

METHOD FOR PRODUCING ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A method for producing an electronic device, the method comprising:step 1: applying a solution wherein conductive nanosized particles with a particle diameter of less than 1 ?m and an insulating material are dispersed, or applying a solution wherein the conductive nanosized particles coated with a layer of the insulating material are dispersed, to a surface of an optically transparent substrate in a desired shape, and forming a film of the conductive nanosized particles coated with the insulating material;
step 2: mounting an electronic component on the film; and
step 3: irradiating the film with light in a predetermined pattern, from a back surface of the substrate, sintering the conductive nanosized particles by the light, and forming a layer obtained by sintering the conductive nanosized particles in the predetermined pattern, thereby forming a first circuit pattern that is connected to electrodes of the electronic component, along with adhering the first circuit pattern to the electrodes of the electronic component.

US Pat. No. 9,327,637

AIMING MECHANISM FOR VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An aiming mechanism for a vehicle lighting unit, comprising a reflector that holds a light source, a housing, an adjustment
bolt provided to connect the reflector and the housing so as to be rotatable, a pivot attached to the reflector, and a pivot
holder that is integrally formed with the housing and supports the pivot while the pivot is rotatable, so that the rotation
of the adjustment bolt can achieve adjustment of an optical axis by inclining the reflector with respect to the housing, wherein
the pivot holder includes a reception seat extending in a first direction substantially perpendicular to a second direction
in which the pivot supported by the pivot holder extends and having an arc-like curved surface for receiving part of a ball
provided to a tip end of the pivot, and a pair of claws entirely extending in the first direction so as to be parallel with
each other and configured to support the ball of the pivot, the pair of claws being coupled to each other by an arc-shaped
bridge at their ends in a lengthwise direction of the claws.

US Pat. No. 9,366,798

LIGHT GUIDE PLATE WITH SHARP-EDGED PRISMS AND SIDE-EDGE TYPE SURFACE-EMISSION OPTICAL APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A light guide plate having a light incident surface, a light distributing control surface perpendicular to said light incident
surface and a light emitting surface opposing said light distributing control surface, comprising:
a flat mirror-finish portion provided on a first area of said light distributing control surface; and
a prism sequence provided on a second area of said light distributing control surface where said flat mirror-finish portion
is not provided, said prism sequence being protruded with respect to said flat mirror-finish portion,

wherein each prism of said prism sequence has a rising sloped surface opposing said light incident surface, a first falling
sloped surface connected to said rising sloped surface, and a second falling sloped surface connected to said first falling
sloped surface,

a slope of said first falling sloped surface being larger than a slope of said second falling sloped surface,
wherein each of said first and second falling sloped surfaces is straightly-sloped,
wherein a slope angle ?1 of said first falling sloped surface with respect to said flat mirror finishing portion satisfies:
wherein a slope angle ?2 of said second falling sloped surface with respect to said flat mirror finishing portion satisfies:
0.5° wherein an area S12d of said first falling sloped surface and an area S12e of said second falling sloped surface satisfy:

2·S12d?S12e?6·S12d.

US Pat. No. 9,368,678

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT EMITTING ELEMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light emitting element comprising:
a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type;
a pit formation layer formed on said first semiconductor layer and having a pyramidal pit caused by a threading dislocation
generated in said first semiconductor layer;

an active layer formed on said pit formation layer and having an embedded portion formed so as to embed said pyramidal pit;
and

a second semiconductor formed on said active layer and having a second conductivity type which is opposite to the first conductivity
type,

wherein:
said active layer has a multi-quantum well structure having at least one well layer and at least one barrier layer laminated
alternately in which each well layer and each barrier layer lie one upon another,

said embedded portion has at least one embedded well layer corresponding to said at least one well layer and at least one
embedded barrier layer corresponding to said at least one barrier layer such that each embedded well layer and each embedded
barrier layer lie one upon another,

said embedded barrier layer has a pyramidal recess corresponding to said pyramidal pit formed in its surface and having a
first apex with a first apex angle defined by its internal surface,

said embedded well layer has a pyramidal recess corresponding to said pyramidal pit formed in its surface and having a second
apex with a second apex angle defined by its internal surface,

each of said at least one embedded well layer and said embedded barrier layer is configured such that said pyramidal recess
of the embedded well layer and said Pyramidal recess of the embedded barrier layer are situated adjacent to each other and
overlapped with other, and

the second apex angle of the second apex of said embedded well layer is smaller than the first apex angle of the first apex
of said embedded barrier layer neighboring on the embedded well layer, the second apex of the embedded well layer being closer
to the second semiconductor than the first apex of the embedded barrier layer.

US Pat. No. 9,467,088

POWER GENERATION DEVICE, THERMAL POWER GENERATION METHOD AND SOLAR POWER GENERATION METHOD

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A power generator comprising;
a heat-light conversion element for converting heat to infrared light and,
a semiconductor power generation cell for converting the infrared light to electrical energy, wherein,
the heat-light conversion element includes a material in which a reflectance is higher on a long wavelength side of a predetermined
infrared wavelength, relative to the reflectance on a short wavelength side thereof, and the material is a graphite compound
provided with a structure of asperities on a surface thereof and causes radiation of the infrared light upon heating,

the structure of asperities on the surface of the graphite compound includes a first layer of asperities on an order of micrometers
and a second layer of asperities on an order of nanometers, and

the first layer is positioned on a surface of the graphite compound, and the second layer is positioned on a surface of the
first layer.

US Pat. No. 9,970,605

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light source apparatus, comprising:a phosphor plate having a phosphor bottom surface and a phosphor top surface formed in a substantially planar shape;
a first reflector layer disposed underneath a part of the phosphor bottom surface of the phosphor plate, and including an exposed part from the part of the phosphor bottom surface of the phosphor plate, and therefore another part of the phosphor bottom surface of the phosphor plate being exposed from the first reflector layer;
a contact layer including an adhesive material, contacting with the first reflector layer, and contacting with the other part of the phosphor bottom surface of the phosphor plate;
a base board formed in a substantially planar shape;
a second reflector layer formed on the base board, and contacting with the contact layer in an opposite direction of the first reflector layer; and
a semiconductor light source having an optical axis being configured to emit an excited light having a light-emitting wavelength from an ultraviolet light to a visible light, and located adjacent to the phosphor plate, the optical axis of the semiconductor light source intersecting with the phosphor top surface of the phosphor plate at an angle between 0 degrees and 90 degrees, and also contacting with the first reflector layer via the phosphor plate, and wherein the semiconductor light source apparatus is configured such that the excited light emitted from the semiconductor light source travelling along the optical axis changes direction toward the phosphor plate after being reflected from the first reflector layer.

US Pat. No. 9,366,397

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light source apparatus, comprising:
a radiating substrate having a mounting surface and a bottom surface located in an opposite direction of the mounting surface;
a phosphor layer having a top surface and a bottom surface being composed of at least one of a glass phosphor and a phosphor
ceramic, and the top surface of the phosphor layer including a light incident region;

a reflective layer having a top surface and a bottom surface being composed of at least one of a metallic reflective layer
and an dielectric multi-layer, the top surface of the reflective layer directly contacting with the bottom surface of the
phosphor layer, the bottom surface of the reflective layer including a heat-radiating region, the heat-radiating region of
the bottom surface of the reflective layer being located substantially under the light incident region of the top surface
of the phosphor layer;

a plurality of metallic bumps being located between the mounting surface of the radiating substrate and the bottom surface
of the reflective layer including the heat-radiating region, and thereby the phosphor layer being attached to the radiating
substrate via the reflective layer; and

a semiconductor light source having an optical axis and a light-emitting area, the semiconductor light source located adjacent
to the phosphor layer, the optical axis of the semiconductor light source intersecting with the light incident region of the
top surface of the phosphor layer at an angle between 0 degrees and 90 degrees, the light-emitting area of the semiconductor
light source substantially corresponding to the light incident region on the top surface of the phosphor layer to wavelength-convert
light emitted from the semiconductor light source by the phosphor layer, and wherein the semiconductor light source apparatus
is configured such that light emitted from the semiconductor light source travelling along the optical axis changes direction
toward the phosphor layer after being reflected from the reflective layer.

US Pat. No. 9,349,908

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A method of producing a semiconductor light-emitting element including a semiconductor structure layer of a hexagonal crystal
structure, the method comprising:
forming a mask layer having a plurality of openings that are arranged at equal intervals along a crystal axis of the semiconductor
structure layer on a surface of the semiconductor structure layer;

performing a plasma treatment on the surface of the semiconductor structure layer exposed from the openings in the mask layer;
wherein a gas used in the plasma treatment is an inert gas;
removing the mask layer; and
wet-etching the surface of the semiconductor structure layer to form a plurality of protrusions that are arranged according
to the arrangement form of the plurality of openings and derived from the crystal structure of the semiconductor structure
layer on the surface of the semiconductor structure layer.

US Pat. No. 10,062,805

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting element comprising:a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type;
a light-emitting functional layer that is formed on the first semiconductor layer and includes a light-emitting layer; and
a second semiconductor layer that is formed on the light-emitting functional layer and is of a conductivity type opposite to a conductivity type of the first semiconductor layer,
wherein:
the light-emitting layer includes: a base layer which has a composition subject to stress from the first semiconductor layer and has a plurality of base segments that are partitioned in a random net shape; and a quantum well structure layer formed on the base layer and composed of at least one quantum well layer and at least one barrier layer, and
the base layer has a composition of AlxGa1?xN (0?x?1), the at least one barrier layer has a composition of AlyGa1?yN (0?y<1), wherein x and y satisfy a relation of x >y.

US Pat. No. 9,689,546

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

Light Prescriptions Innov...

1. A vehicle lighting unit having an optical axis, comprising:
a solid light guide having a first surface, a second surface opposite to the first surface and including a reflection portion,
and a light incident surface through which light enters the light guide, the first surface including an internal reflection
portion and a light exiting portion that are formed as a single continued surface, the light guide configured such that light
entering via the light incident surface reaches and is internally reflected off the internal reflection portion of the first
surface, is then internally reflected off the reflection portion of the second surface, and exits through the light exiting
portion of the first surface; and

an LED light source disposed to face forward and obliquely downward with respect to the optical axis and towards the light
incident surface, the light source configured to emit light that enters the light guide through the light incident surface,
is internally reflected off the internal reflection portion of the first surface, is internally reflected off the reflection
portion of the second surface, and exits through the light exiting portion of the first surface, wherein

the light is emitted from the LED light source within a predetermined range and enters the light guide through the light incident
surface, is internally reflected off the internal reflection portion of the first surface, is internally reflected off the
reflection portion of the second surface, and exits through the light exiting portion of the first surface within a predetermined
range, and

light entering the light guide at an uppermost position, among the light entering the light guide, exits through the light
exiting portion of the first surface above a reference point where light exiting the light guide at a lowermost position is
present.

US Pat. No. 9,607,824

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE INCLUDING H-BN INSULATING LAYER AND ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor device comprising:
a support substrate;
an insulating layer provided on said support substrate; and
a semiconductor element provided on said insulating layer,
wherein said insulating layer comprises:
a lower insulating layer consisting of amorphous boron nitride provided directly on an upper surface of said support substrate;
and

an upper insulating layer provided on an entire surface of said lower insulating layer and including amorphous boron nitride
and hexagonal system boron nitride particles in said amorphous boron nitride,

wherein grooves are provided on a surface of said upper insulating layer, and
wherein said grooves are grid-shaped.

US Pat. No. 9,458,977

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting unit, comprising:
a light source;
a first reflecting member configured to reflect light from the light source toward an illumination area in front of a vehicle
body;

an actuator configured to simultaneously turn the first reflecting member around a first axis and a second axis, with the
first axis and second axis being orthogonal to each other; and

a second reflecting member configured to reflect part of the light reflected by the first reflecting member travelling through
a predetermined lower passing range to an illumination direction of the reflected light in an upper passing range.

US Pat. No. 9,411,195

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal display apparatus, comprising:
a first substrate and a second substrate placed opposite each other,
a first electrode which is provided on one surface of the first substrate and which extends in a first direction,
a second electrode which is provided on one surface of the second substrate and which extends in a second direction that intersects
with the first direction; and

a mono-domain vertical alignment type liquid crystal layer with a pretilt angle of less than 90°, provided between said one
surface of the first substrate and said one surface of the second substrate,

wherein a pixel is configured in a region where the first electrode and the second electrode intersect,
wherein an orientation process is performed in a direction perpendicular to the second direction on at least one of the first
substrate and the second substrate,

wherein an electrode edge of at least one side of the second electrode is of a shape that includes lines or curves that are
obliquely crossed relative to the first direction and periodically bend back,

wherein pixel edges of the pixel are demarcated, including the lines or curves that are obliquely crossed, and
wherein all change points, each of which is defined as a point where a line or curve among the lines or curves of the electrode
edge of the second electrode intersects with another line or curve which is among the lines or curves of the electrode edge
of the second electrode and which has a different angle, are disposed so that they are superimposed in planar view with the
first electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,400,089

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting unit comprising:
a light source;
a projection lens having a rear side focal point; and
a light guiding body configured to collect light from the light source at or near the rear side focal point of the projection
lens so as to guide the light to the projection lens, wherein

the light guiding body includes a first optical surface that can serve as a light exiting surface through which the light
emitted from the light source and guided through the light guiding body can exit,

wherein the projection lens includes at least the first optical surface, a second optical surface, and a third optical surface,
and

wherein the projection lens is configured to have the rear side focal point located behind the first optical surface, and
wherein the first optical surface, the second optical surface, and the third optical surface are configured such that a spherical
aberration of the projection lens is removed and the projection lens has a principal surface thereof on a light source side
being substantially coincide with a sphere of which center is located at or near the rear side focal point.

US Pat. No. 9,903,552

VEHICULAR LAMP

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicular lamp, comprising:
a mounting board having a mounting surface formed in a substantially planar shape;
a plurality of light-emitting chips located on the mounting surface of the mounting board and arranged in a matrix array shape,
in which each of the light-emitting chips includes a plurality of light-emitting chips extending in substantially parallel
with respect to each other and also aligns in a direction substantially perpendicular to an extending direction of the plurality
of light-emitting chips;

a first optical lens having a first lens portion and a first supporter mounted on the mounting surface of the mounting board
using the first supporter of the first optical lens, which is formed in a tubular shape and connects to the first lens portion,
and the first optical lens covering the plurality of light-emitting chips, the first lens portion of the first optical lens
including a first rod lens having a first rod incident surface and a first rod light-emitting surface, a second rod lens having
a second rod incident surface and a second rod light-emitting surface, a third rod lens having a third rod incident surface
and a third rod light-emitting surface and a fourth rod lens having a fourth rod incident surface and a fourth rod light-emitting
surface, each of the first, second, third and fourth rod light-emitting surfaces located in an opposite direction of a respective
one of the first, second, third and fourth rod incident surfaces and being located over a respective one of the plurality
of light-emitting chips, respectively, and each of the first rod lens, the second rod lens, the third rod lens and the fourth
rod lens extending along the respective one of the plurality of light-emitting chips, respectively, and connecting in turn;

a second optical lens having a second lens portion and a second supporter mounted on the mounting surface of the mounting
board using the second supporter of the second optical lens, which is formed in a tubular shape and connects to the second
lens portion, and the second optical lens covering the first optical lens, and the second lens portion of the second optical
lens having a second lens incident surface and a second lens light-emitting surface located in an opposite direction of the
second lens incident surface, the second lens incident surface formed in a concave shape toward the second lens light-emitting
surface and facing the first lens portion of the first optical lens, and the second light-emitting surface of the second optical
lens formed in a convex shape in an opposite direction of the second incident surface; and

wherein when the plurality of light-emitting chips emits lights, each of linear light distribution patterns formed by the
lights is configured to extend in the extending direction of the plurality of light-emitting chips from the second lens light-emitting
surface of the second optical lens and to gather in the aligning direction of the plurality of light-emitting chips from the
second lens light-emitting surface of the second optical lens, respectively, and also is configured to include linear non-lighting-emitting
zones between the adjacent linear light distribution patterns in the aligning direction of the plurality of light-emitting
chips.

US Pat. No. 9,519,137

OPTICAL DEFLECTOR INCLUDING INNER FRAME WITH CIRCUMFERENTIAL RIB AND BRANCH RIBS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An optical deflector comprising:
a mirror having first and second axes on a plane of said mirror;
an inner frame surrounding said mirror;
first and second torsion bars coupled between said mirror and said inner frame along said first axis;
a first inner piezoelectric actuator coupled between said first and second torsion bars and supported by a first inner coupling
portion to said inner frame;

a second inner piezoelectric actuator coupled between said first and second torsion bars and supported by a second inner coupling
portion to said inner frame, said second inner coupling portion being opposite to said first inner coupling portion with respect
to said first axis;

an outer frame surrounding said inner frame, said inner frame being supported by first and second outer coupling portions
to said outer frame, said first and second outer coupling portions being opposite with respect to said first axis;

a circumferential rib provided on a rear surface of said inner frame;
a first branch rib provided on a rear surface of said first outer coupling portion;
a second branch rib provided on a rear surface of said second outer coupling portion, said first and second inner coupling
portions and said first and second outer coupling portions being arranged along said second axis;

a first outer piezoelectric actuator coupled between said first outer coupling portion and said outer frame; and
a second outer piezoelectric actuator coupled between said second outer coupling portion and said outer frame,
wherein:
said first and second outer piezoelectric actuators rock said mirror around said second axis via said inner frame,
each of said first and second outer piezoelectric actuators comprises a plurality of folded piezoelectric cantilevers in parallel
with said first axis, and

a width of outermost ones of said piezoelectric cantilevers is half of a width of other ones of said piezoelectric cantilevers.

US Pat. No. 9,461,433

LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A light-emitting device comprising:
a base;
a light-emitting element held by the base;
a lens held by the base and disposed above the light-emitting element, configured to condense light emitted from the light-emitting
element;

a first tubular member disposed on the base;
a second tubular member fitted into the first tubular member;
a holder allowed to be inserted into the second tubular member and thereby fitted into the second tubular member and having
a through hole through which light condensed by the lens passes; and

a light-transmitting member formed on the holder so as to block the through hole, the light-transmitting member having a rectangular
bottom surface with a size larger than the through hole, wherein

the second tubular member has a heat-dissipation part formed on and protruded from an outer side surface thereof,
the holder has a structure made of a single member composed of an upper flange portion and a lower insertion fitting portion,
the upper flange portion has a lower surface disposed on an upper surface of the second tubular member, and
the lower insertion fitting portion of the holder extends up to at least a region where the heat dissipation part of the second
tubular member is formed and has an outer side surface that is in contact with an inner side surface of the second tubular
member.

US Pat. No. 9,414,034

VIDEO PROJECTION SYSTEM INCLUDING MULTIPLE LOCAL VIDEO PROJECTION UNITS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A video projection system comprising:
at least first and second local video projection units, said first local video projection unit adapted to project a first
view field along with a first maximum luminance of a first luminance distribution, said second local video projection unit
adapted to project a second view field larger than said first view field, along with a second maximum luminance of a second
luminance distribution smaller than said first maximum luminance; and

a video signal distributing unit adapted to distribute first and second luminance signals to said first and second local video
projection units, respectively,

a luminance resolution of said first luminance distribution being equal to a luminance resolution of said second luminance
distribution.

US Pat. No. 9,347,636

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting unit configured to form a low-beam light distribution pattern and a high-beam light distribution pattern,
the vehicle lighting unit comprising:
a light source having a substrate with a principal surface, and a first light-emitting section and a second light-emitting
section arranged in two rows on the principal surface of the substrate, each of the first and second light-emitting sections
including at least one semiconductor light-emitting element;

a first optical system configured to control light emitted from the first light-emitting section to form at least part of
the low-beam light distribution pattern;

a second optical system configured to control light emitted from the second light-emitting section to form at least part of
the high-beam light distribution pattern;

a light-shielding section disposed between the first light-emitting section and the second light-emitting section, the light-shielding
section configured to shield part of the light from the first light-emitting section so as not to enter the second optical
system; and

a control unit configured to control the first light-emitting section and the second light-emitting section to switch the
vehicle lighting unit to form the low-beam light distribution pattern or the high-beam light distribution pattern, wherein:

the first light-emitting section and the second light-emitting section are directed substantially downward in the vertical
direction;

the first light-emitting section is disposed on a rear side in a front-to-rear direction of a vehicle body and the second
light-emitting section is disposed on a front side in the front-to-rear direction of a vehicle body;

the first optical system includes a lower reflection surface disposed below the light source so as to allow light emitted
from the first light-emitting section downward and not shielded by the light-shielding section to be incident thereon, the
lower reflection surface being configured to reflect the light from the first light-emitting section to project the light
forward so as to form part of the low-beam light distribution pattern;

the second optical system includes: a sub-reflection surface that is disposed in front of the light source and at a position
where the light that is emitted by the first light-emitting section and to be incident on the lower reflection surface is
not shielded and is configured to reflect light from the second light-emitting section upward; and an upper reflection surface
disposed above the light source so as to allow the light reflected by the sub-reflection surface to be incident thereon; and

the upper reflection surface is configured to reflect the light from the sub-reflection surface to project the light forward
so as to form a condensation area of the high-beam light distribution pattern.

US Pat. No. 9,368,679

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT EMITTING ELEMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light emitting element comprising:
a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type;
a pit formation layer formed on said first semiconductor layer and having a pyramidal pit caused by a threading dislocation
generated in said first semiconductor layer;

an active layer formed on said pit formation layer and having an embedded portion formed so as to embed said pyramidal pit
and a recess portion formed on a surface of said embedded portion to correspond to said pyramidal pit;

an electron blocking layer formed on said active layer to cover said recess portion; and
a second semiconductor layer formed on said electron blocking layer and having a second conductivity type which is opposite
to said first conductivity type;

wherein:
said recess portion of said active layer has an apex formed at a position existing in a layered direction of said active layer
within said active layer;

said active layer has a multi-quantum well structure having at least one well layer and at least one barrier layer laminated
alternately in which each well layer and each barrier layer lie one upon another;

said electron blocking layer is formed so as to reach a depth exceeding the well layer nearest to said electron blocking layer;
said embedded portion has at least one embedded well layer corresponding to said at least one well layer and at least one
embedded barrier layer corresponding to said at least one barrier layer such that each embedded well layer and each embedded
barrier layer lie one upon another;

said embedded barrier layer has a pyramidal recess formed in its surface corresponding to said pyramidal pit and having a
first apex with a first apex angle defined by its internal surface;

said embedded well layer has a pyramidal recess formed in its surface corresponding to said pyramidal pit and having a second
apex with a second apex angle defined by its internal surface;

each of said at least one embedded well layer and said embedded barrier layer is configured such that said pyramidal recess
of the embedded well layer and said pyramidal recess of the embedded barrier layer are situated adjacent to each other and
overlapped with each other; and

the second apex angle of the second apex of said embedded well layer is smaller than the first apex angle of the first apex
of said embedded barrier layer neighboring on the embedded well layer, the second apex of the embedded well layer being closer
to the electron blocking layer than the first apex of the embedded barrier layer.

US Pat. No. 9,368,690

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting device comprising:
a substrate having a mounting surface and conductor patterns formed on the mounting surface;
a semiconductor light-emitting chip having a top surface, a bottom surface, a side surface and at least one bottom chip electrode
located on the bottom surface, and mounted on the mounting surface of the substrate via solder bumps, and the bottom chip
electrode electrically connected to at least one of the conductor patterns of the substrate via at least one of the solder
bumps;

a transparent material layer having a top surface, a bottom surface and a side surface being formed in a tabular shape, located
over the top surface of the semiconductor light-emitting chip, and the bottom surface of the transparent material layer being
larger than the top surface of the semiconductor light-emitting chip;

a wavelength converting layer having a top surface and a side surface disposed between the bottom surface of the transparent
material layer and the side surface of the semiconductor light-emitting chip, contacting with the bottom surface of the transparent
material layer and the side surface of the semiconductor light-emitting chip, and therefore including a surrounding portion
to surround the side surface of the semiconductor light-emitting chip with the wavelength converting layer, and the side surface
of the wavelength converting layer extending from the side surface of the semiconductor light-emitting chip toward the bottom
surface of the transparent material layer;

a frame located adjacent the mounting surface of the substrate, and surrounding the wavelength converting layer and the transparent
material layer; and

a reflective material layer having a top surface disposed between the frame and the side surfaces of the wavelength converting
layer and the transparent material layer and between the bottom surface of the semiconductor light-emitting chip and the mounting
surface of the substrate while surrounding the solder bumps, wherein an area of the top surface of the transparent material
layer is smaller than that of the top surface of the wavelength converting layer, and the side surface of the transparent
material layer is formed in a substantially inclined planar shape from the bottom surface of the transparent material layer
toward the top surface of the transparent material layer, and thereby the area of the top surface of the transparent material
layer becomes smaller than that of the top surface of the wavelength converting layer.

US Pat. No. 9,328,885

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting unit for emitting light in a front direction, the vehicle lighting unit comprising:
a light source mounted on a substrate; and
an elongated light guide configured to receive light emitted from the light source and guide the light along a lengthwise
direction of the light guide so as to emit light from a front surface of the light guide,

the light guide having a first light guiding section and a second light guiding section that extend in a first direction and
a second direction, respectively, and a bending section between the first and second light guiding sections, the first direction
and the second direction crossing each other when viewed from a front side of the vehicle lighting unit so that the light
guide bends at the bending section, wherein

the first light guiding section is configured to extend leftward or rightward along a horizontal direction as the first direction
from a right or left end of the bending section in the horizontal direction,

the second light guiding section is configured to extend upward or downward along a vertical direction as the second direction
from a upper or lower end of the bending section in the vertical direction,

the light guide has a rear surface configured to include a rim portion with a predetermined width, a recessed section surrounded
by the rim portion and formed along an entire length of the light guide, and a plurality of incident sections formed at a
rear portion of the bending section corresponding to the light source, with a plurality of prism cuts formed in a bottom face
of the recessed section,

the plurality of incident sections are a first incident section formed at the left or right end disposed on the side opposite
to the direction in which the first light guiding section extends when viewed from its front side, and a second incident section
formed at the upper or lower end disposed on the side opposite to the direction in which the second light guiding section
extends when viewed from its front side,

the light guide has a front surface configured to include a chamfered inclined surface with a predetermined inclined angle
with respect to the front surface and a peripheral surface of the light guide, the inclined surface configured to include
a first reflection surface arranged at the right or left end of the bending section so as to face to the first incident section
when viewed from its front side and a second reflection surface arranged at the upper or lower end of the bending section
so as to face to the second incident section when viewed from its front side,

the first reflection surface configured to internally reflect light from the light source toward the first light guiding section
substantially in the first direction, the second reflection surface configured to internally reflect the light from the light
source toward the second light guiding section substantially in the second direction,

the light source includes a first light source and a second light source, the first light source being disposed at a rear
of the first reflection surface of the bending section while facing forward, and the second light source being disposed at
a rear of the second reflection surface of the bending section while facing forward, and

the first light guiding section and the second light guiding section independently become luminous by the first light source
and the second light source.

US Pat. No. 9,746,149

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT HAVING BULB FIXATION STRUCTURE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting unit having a bulb fixation structure, comprising:
a main body having a bulb attachment hole formed therein and an opening end face, and a holder that is integrally formed with
the main body and projected around a peripheral edge of the bulb attachment hole and has an opening end face;

a supporter spring that is made of a metal plate and is attached to the opening end face of the holder, the supporter spring
having a plurality of claw escape holes by cutting part of the supporting spring and a plurality of engagement springs formed
adjacent to the respective claw escape holes; and

a bulb having a plurality of engagement claws to be allowed to pass through the claw escape holes of the supporter spring
so that part of the bulb is incorporated within the holder,

wherein
the bulb is fixed to the main body with a type of a bayonet scheme in which the passed bulb is rotated around an axial center
thereof, so that the engagement claws of the bulb are interposed in between and held by the engagement springs of the supporter
spring and the opening end face of the bulb attachment hole,

the supporter spring is attached to the opening end face of the holder by countersunk screws at at least three locations in
a circumferential direction of the supporter spring,

the supporter spring is formed with tapered cylindrical screw holes at locations corresponding to the at least three locations
for the countersunk screws so that the countersunk screws are inserted thereinto

a projection for preventing wrong assembling is formed at one circumferential end of each of the claw escape holes of the
supporter spring

the engagement springs are formed on a side of the holder and the projections are formed on a side opposite to the side of
the holder with respect to the supporter spring,

the projection and the engagement spring are continuously and integrally formed to be smoothly transitioned to each other,
and

the claw escape hole, the projection, the engagement spring, and the screw hole are arranged in this order in the circumferential
direction of the supporter spring.

US Pat. No. 9,599,305

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE HAVING MATRIX-ARRANGED LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENTS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting device comprising:
a semiconductor body including light-emitting elements arranged in a matrix; and
a support body adapted to support said semiconductor body,
wherein said semiconductor body further includes a plurality of optical shield layers each provided at one of a first side
face of a first one of said light-emitting elements and a second side face of a second one of said light-emitting elements
opposing the first side face of said first light-emitting element,

wherein each of said light-emitting elements comprises:
a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type;
a second semiconductor layer of a second conductivity type opposite to said first conductivity type; and
an active semiconductor layer sandwiched by said first and second semiconductor layers,
wherein said support body comprises:
a support substrate;
first wiring layers provided on said support substrate, each of said first wiring layers being electrically connected to the
second semiconductor layer of one of said light-emitting elements; and

a second wiring layer provided on said first wiring layers via a second insulating layer, said second wiring layer being electrically
connected to the first semiconductor layer of one of said light-emitting elements, and

wherein each of said optical shield layers is conductive and electrically connected between the first semiconductor layer
of one of said light-emitting elements and said second wiring layer.

US Pat. No. 10,032,955

QUANTUM DOT HAVING CORE-SHELL STRUCTURE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A quantum dot having a core-shell structure, comprising:a core formed of ZnOzS1-z of wurtzite crystal structure of hexagonal crystal system;
a first shell covering the core, and formed of AlxGayIn1-x-yN of wurtzite crystal structure of hexagonal crystal system; and
a second shell covering the first shell, and formed of ZnOvS1-v of wurtzite crystal structure of hexagonal crystal system;
wherein at least one of v, x, y, and z is not zero and is not one;
wherein differences between lattice constants along a-axis of the core, the first shell and the second shell are not greater than 1%; and
wherein the core, the first shell and the second shell form a band offset structure of type II, wherein an energy level of a valence band of the first shell is higher than energy levels of valence bands of the core and the second shell, and energy levels of conduction bands of the core and the second shell are lower than an energy level of a conduction band of the first shell.

US Pat. No. 9,638,843

REFLECTOR ARRAY OPTICAL DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A method for manufacturing a reflector array optical device, the optical device allowing a real image of an object being
observed that is disposed toward one side of a principal plane to be formed in a space toward the other side of the principal
plane, the method comprising:
a step of forming at least two dihedral corner reflector array optical elements, the dihedral corner reflector array optical
element including a substrate and a plurality of dihedral corner reflectors which each have at least two orthogonal side faces,
the orthogonal side faces being perpendicular to a principal surface of the substrate and orthogonal to each other, and being
integrated with the substrate so that orientations of interior angles of the orthogonal side faces are aligned with each other;

a step of covering, with a masking material, the plurality of dihedral corner reflectors on the principal surface of the substrate
adjacent to an end face of the substrate of each of the two dihedral corner reflector array optical elements, which are to
be adhered to each other;

a step of bonding together the two dihedral corner reflector array optical elements while an adhesive is being supplied between
the end faces of the substrates to be adhered to each other so as to extrude part of the adhesive between the end faces of
the substrates from a surface of the masking material; and

a step of removing the masking material from the plurality of dihedral corner reflectors on the principal surfaces of the
substrates in conjunction with part of the adhesive.

US Pat. No. 9,436,000

OPTICAL DEFLECTOR INCLUDING MEANDER-TYPE PIEZOELECTRIC ACTUATORS AND ILL-BALANCED MIRROR STRUCTURE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An optical deflector comprising:
a mirror structure having a symmetrical axis on a plane of said mirror structure;
an outer frame surrounding said mirror structure; and
at least one meander-type piezoelectric actuator coupled between said mirror structure and said outer frame and including
a plurality of piezoelectric cantilevers in parallel with said symmetrical axis folded at folded portions,

said mirror structure being divided into a first half portion and a second half portion along said symmetrical axis, said
first half portion being close to a closest one of said folded portions, said second half portion being far from the closest
one of said folded portions,

a mass of said second half portion being larger than a mass of said first half portion.

US Pat. No. 9,903,554

VEHICLE LIGHTING FIXTURE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting fixture comprising:
a plurality of light sources having a light emitting direction and arranged in a predetermined arranging direction orthogonal
to the light emitting direction;

a projector lens assembly disposed in front of the plurality of light sources and configured to project light emitted from
the plurality of light sources forward; and

an optical lens disposed in an optical path from the plurality of light sources to a position forward of the projector lens
assembly, the optical lens including a plurality of prisms configured to widen light source images of the plurality of light
sources in the predetermined arranging direction,

the plurality of prisms each extend in a direction orthogonal to the arranging direction and are disposed side by side in
the arranging direction,

the plurality of prisms are each formed to have a triangular cross section orthogonal to the direction in which the prisms
extend, and include two types of prisms having mutually different base angles in the triangular cross section and formed in
a same plane of the optical lens, and

the two types of prisms are configured such that a ratio of the base angles is 3:1.

US Pat. No. 9,903,555

VEHICLE LIGHTING FIXTURE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting fixture configured to form a predetermined light distribution pattern by superimposing N partial light
distribution patterns wherein N is a natural number of 2 or more, the vehicle lighting fixture comprising:
N optical fibers provided corresponding to the respective N partial light distribution patterns;
N laser light sources provided corresponding to the respective N optical fibers;
N sets of at least one diffractive optical element provided corresponding to the respective N laser light sources;
N actuators provided corresponding to the respective N laser light sources and each configured to dispose any one diffractive
optical element of a corresponding one set of the N sets of the at least one diffractive optical element corresponding to
one of the N laser light sources in an optical path of laser light from a corresponding one of the N laser light sources;
and

a lighting unit configured to form the predetermined light distribution pattern with the laser light propagating through the
N optical fibers, wherein

when each diffractive optical element of any one set of the N sets of at least one diffractive optical element is disposed
in the optical path of laser light from the corresponding one of the N laser light sources, the one of the plurality of diffractive
optical elements is configured to deflect the laser light from the corresponding one of the N laser light sources toward respective
incident end faces of the N optical fibers at respective disperse ratios by diffracting the laser light from the corresponding
one of the N laser light sources, and

each of the N actuators is configured to switch over each diffractive optical element of a corresponding one set of the N
sets of the at least one diffractive optical element to be disposed in the optical path of laser light of the corresponding
one of the N laser light sources for each laser light source so that an output of laser light exiting through an output end
face of each optical fiber out of the N optical fibers becomes a predetermined output ratio, to thereby change the light intensity
of at least one partial light distribution pattern out of the N partial light distribution patterns.

US Pat. No. 9,606,351

VEHICLE HEADLIGHT HAVING SCANNING LASER SOURCE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An illumination apparatus comprising:
a laser light source;
an optical deflector including,
a mirror having first and second central axes perpendicular to one another, the mirror receiving a laser beam emitted by the
light source and projecting a reflected laser beam,

an inner frame having a first pair of piezoelectric cantilever actuators, the inner frame supporting the mirror, and configured
to rotate the mirror about the first central axis by means of the first pair of piezoelectric cantilever actuators, and

an outer frame having a second pair of piezoelectric cantilever actuators, the outer frame surrounding the inner frame, and
being configured to rotate the inner frame and the mirror about the second central axis by means of the second pair of piezoelectric
cantilever actuators, wherein at least one of the first pair of piezoelectric cantilever actuators and the second pair of
piezoelectric cantilever actuators includes a plurality of piezoelectric cantilevers;

the optical deflector configured to produce an illumination pattern by scanning the reflected laser beam across an output
area; and

a control system including,
a light source driver configured to power the laser light source,
an optical deflector driver configured to drive the first pair of piezoelectric cantilever actuators with a first alternating-current
(AC) voltage having a first frequency and a reverse phase of the first frequency, and to drive the second pair of piezoelectric
cantilever actuators with a second AC voltage having a second frequency and a reverse phase of the second frequency, and

a controller configured to control the light source driver and the optical deflector driver; and
wherein the first frequency is higher than the second frequency, and a wave shape of a half cycle of the second AC voltage
is a non-symmetric wave shape.

US Pat. No. 9,496,456

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT EMITTING ELEMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light emitting element comprising:
a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type;
a pit formation layer formed on said first semiconductor layer and having a pyramidal pit caused by a threading dislocation
generated in said first semiconductor layer;

an active layer formed on said pit formation layer and having a flat portion and an embedded portion which is formed so as
to be embedded in said pit; and

a second semiconductor formed on said active layer and having a second conductivity type which is opposite to the first conductivity
type,

wherein:
said active layer has a multi-quantum well structure having at least one well layer and at least one barrier layer laminated
alternately in which each well layer and each barrier layer lie one upon another,

said flat portion has at least one flat well portion corresponding to said at least one well layer,
said embedded portion has at least one embedded well portion corresponding to said at least one well layer,
each of said at least one embedded well portion has at least one ring portion which is formed in an interface with each of
said at least one flat well portion so as to surround said threading dislocation,

each of said at least one ring portion has a band gap smaller than that of each of said at least one flat well portion.

US Pat. No. 9,477,120

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal display device comprising a display part for displaying standard characters or designs, further comprising:
a first substrate and a second substrate that are disposed facing each other;
a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate;
a plurality of first electrodes provided to one surface side of the first substrate;
a plurality of second electrodes provided to one surface side of the first substrate;
a plurality of first lead wirings provided to one surface side of the first substrate, each connected to one of the plurality
of first electrodes;

a plurality of second lead wirings provided to one surface side of the first substrate, each connected to one of the plurality
of second electrodes;

a terminal part exposed on one edge of the first substrate without overlapping the second substrate;
a plurality of first external extraction electrode terminals, each connected to any one of the plurality of first lead wirings,
provided to the terminal part;

a detour wiring that connects several second lead wirings of the plurality of second lead wirings to each other, with each
of the plurality of first external extraction electrode terminals electrically insulated, provided to the terminal part; and

a plurality of second external extraction electrode terminals, each connected to the second lead wirings connected to the
detour wirings or the second lead wirings not connected to the detour wirings of the plurality of second lead wirings, provided
to the terminal part.

US Pat. No. 9,903,557

VEHICLE LIGHTING FIXTURE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting fixture configured to form a predetermined light distribution pattern, the vehicle lighting fixture
comprising:
a light source;
an optical deflector configured to include a mirror part that can scan with light from the light source;
a rotary reflecting member configured to reflect light having been reflected by the mirror part of the optical deflector;
a screen member configured to form a luminance distribution by the light reflected by the rotary reflecting member;
an optical system configured to project the luminance distribution formed in the screen member to form the predetermined light
distribution pattern; and

a rotary control unit configured to control the rotary reflecting member to form the luminance distribution at a reference
position or a position shifted with respect to the reference position, the rotary control unit controlling any of a rotational
direction and a rotational amount of the rotary reflecting member.

US Pat. No. 9,903,558

VEHICLE LIGHTING FIXTURE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting fixture comprising:
a light source;
an optical deflector configured to two-dimensionally scan with groups of spots of light having been incident thereon from
the light source;

a screen member in which the light scanning by the optical deflector forms a luminance distribution corresponding to a predetermined
light distribution pattern;

an optical system configured to project the luminance distribution formed in the screen member forward of a vehicle body;
and

an optical controlling member configured to change a pitch between spots in a group of spots among the groups of spots of
light scanning by the optical deflector on the screen member, wherein

the optical controlling member is a multifocal lens disposed between the optical deflector and the screen member and configured
to allow the light scanning by the optical deflector to pass therethrough,

the screen member is configured to form the luminance distribution with the light scanning with the optical deflector and
passing through the multifocal lens, and

the multifocal lens is configured to have lens portions having respective focal distances such that the focal distance is
shorter at a lens portion of the multifocal lens where the light with a larger deflection angle passes.

US Pat. No. 9,772,529

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal display, comprising:
a first substrate and a second substrate placed opposite each other;
a first electrode provided on one face side of the first substrate;
a second electrode provided on one face side of the second substrate; and
a liquid crystal layer provided between one face of the first substrate and one face of the second substrate,
wherein:
the first electrode includes a plurality of first openings each having an elongated shape in a first direction, the plurality
of first openings being arranged along the first direction and arranged separate from one another with regularity,

the second electrode includes a plurality of second openings each having an elongated shape in the first direction, the plurality
of second openings being arranged along the first direction and arranged separate from one another with regularity,

each of the plurality of first openings and each of the plurality of second openings have a recess at a substantially center
in the first direction of at least one of two long sides along the first direction in a planar view, and

for each of the plurality of first openings and plurality of second openings:
at least one of the two long sides of the respective opening consists of two straight lines connected at a point to become
a polygonal line, and has no portion that is parallel with the first direction,

the point where the two straight lines meet corresponds to the recess,
a width of short sides of the respective opening which are located at both ends of the respective opening, measured in a second
direction which is orthogonal to the first direction, is larger than a length between two immediate adjacent openings measured
in the first direction,

a width of the respective opening measured in the second direction continuously decreases toward the substantially center
of the respective recess along the first direction, and

the recess has a slope-shaped edge which intersects with the first direction at an angle that is greater than 0° and less
than 14°;

wherein each of the plurality of first openings and the plurality of second openings have a portion in which a relatively
long length in the second direction is relatively long and a portion in which a relative short length in the second direction
is relative short, and at least either the relatively long portion or the relatively short portion has an edge which is substantially
parallel to the first direction.

US Pat. No. 9,626,041

OPTICAL TOUCH PANEL INCLUDING VERTICALLY-ARRANGED LIGHT EMITTING ELEMENT AND LIGHT RECEIVING ELEMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An optical touch panel comprising:
first packages and second packages provided on a display surface at opposite sides to each other; and
first and second light guide lenses each opposing light emitting and receiving faces of said first and second packages, respectively,
each of said first and second packages comprising one light emitting element and one light receiving element vertically arranged
above said display surface,

the light emitting element of each of said first packages opposing the light receiving element of one of said second packages,
the light emitting element of each of said second packages opposing the light receiving element of one of said first packages,
wherein each of said first and second light guide lenses includes at least one light emitting and receiving face which is
two-convex shaped viewed from a side thereof to form a condenser lens while another portion of said each of said first and
second light guide lenses except for said condenser lens serves as a light guide, and

wherein each of said first and second packages comprises:
a substrate for mounting said light emitting element and said light receiving element; and
a resin layer for sealing said light emitting element and said light receiving element, wherein said resin layer has a sloped-face
portion for said light emitting element and a flat-face portion for said light receiving element, a thickness of said sloped-faced
portion being larger at its outer end than at its inner end, so that light from said light emitting element and reflected
by said sloped-faced portion is prevented from being incident to said light receiving element.

US Pat. No. 9,618,794

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal display apparatus comprising:
a first substrate which includes a first electrode;
a second substrate which is disposed opposite to and approximately parallel to the first substrate and includes a second electrode;
a twisted nematic liquid crystal layer which is disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, and is formed
of a liquid crystal material of which a dielectric anisotropy is positive, and in which liquid crystal molecules are approximately
horizontally aligned on the first substrate and the second substrate, and an alignment state of the liquid crystal molecules
is twisted by approximately 90° between the first substrate and the second substrate;

a first polarizer which is disposed on one side of the first substrate, opposite to the other side of the first substrate
facing the liquid crystal layer;

a second polarizer which is disposed on one side of the second substrate, opposite to the other side of the second substrate
facing the liquid crystal layer, and is disposed in the manner of an approximately parallel Nicol arrangement with respect
to the first polarizer; and

an optical film which is disposed between the first substrate and the first polarizer, and has a positive uniaxial optical
anisotropy;

wherein a display portion is defined on an overlapping position between the first electrode and the second electrode when
seen in a normal direction of the first substrate and the second substrate, and the display portion includes at least a segment
display portion,

wherein a retardation ?nd of the liquid crystal layer is greater than 2 ?m,
wherein absorbing axes of the first polarizer and the second polarizer are in parallel to an alignment direction of the liquid
crystal molecules on surfaces of the first substrate or the second substrate,

wherein a slow axis of the optical film is in parallel to or orthogonal to the absorbing axes of the first polarizer and the
second polarizer,

wherein an in-plane retardation of the optical film is from 300 nm to 430 nm, and
wherein when seen from viewing angles of 40° to 50° of two directions which are orthogonal to an alignment direction of the
liquid crystal molecules located at the center in the thickness direction of the liquid crystal layer, a transmitted light
intensity in a non-display portion and a display portion in which voltage is not applied between the first electrode and the
second electrode is lower than a transmitted light intensity of a case where the optical film is not disposed.

US Pat. No. 9,588,394

OPTICAL APPARATUS AND AUTOMOBILE LIGHTING

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An optical apparatus comprising:
an optical element; and
a power source,
wherein the optical element comprises:
first and second substrates disposed to face each other and having flexibility, the first substrate having a first electrode
provided on a surface of the first substrate nearer to the second substrate, and the second substrate having a second electrode
provided on a surface of the second substrate nearer to the first substrate, and

an electrolyte layer sandwiched between the first and the second substrates, and containing electro-deposition material including
silver;

a sealing member sandwiched between the first and the second substrates and surrounding the electrolyte layer, and shaped
into a frame with four side portions in plan view;

concaves provided on an inside edge of one of the side portions constituting the sealing member; and
swellings provided on an outside edge of the side portion on which the concaves are provided, and paired and faced with the
concaves, respectively, and

wherein the power source is connected to the first and second electrodes, and is capable of applying voltage to the electrolyte
layer through the first and second electrodes and changing color states of the optical element.

US Pat. No. 9,559,270

LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A method of producing a light-emitting device, the method comprising:
disposing a plurality of light-emitting elements on a surface of a supporting substrate, each of the light-emitting elements
including a second semiconductor layer, a light-emitting layer, and a first semiconductor layer in this order from a side
of the supporting substrate, and further including a hole portion formed to protrude in the first semiconductor layer;

forming a reflecting layer on a surface of the first semiconductor layer of each of the respective light-emitting elements
along peripheries of the light-emitting elements facing an area between the light-emitting elements;

forming a wavelength conversion layer so as to embed the plurality of light-emitting elements therein on the supporting substrate;
and

irradiating the wavelength conversion layer with laser beams to remove the wavelength conversion layer disposed at the area
between the light-emitting elements,

wherein the supporting substrate includes a first electrode configured to be electrically connected to the first semiconductor
layer via the hole portion and a second electrode configured to be electrically connected to the second semiconductor layer.

US Pat. No. 9,348,191

LIQUID CRYSTAL ELEMENT AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal element comprising:
a first substrate and a second substrate subjected to an orientation process on one surface of each of the first substrate
and the second substrate, the first substrate and the second substrate being disposed facing each other;

a liquid crystal layer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate; and
an electric field applying section that applies an electric field to the liquid crystal layer, the electric field applying
section comprising a first electrode provided on one surface side of the first substrate, a second electrode provided on one
surface side of the first substrate, away from the first electrode, and a common electrode provided on one surface side of
the second substrate so that at least a portion thereof is superimposed with the first electrode and the second electrode;

wherein:
the first substrate and the second substrate are set in an orientation process direction that ensures generation of a first
orientation state wherein the liquid crystal molecules of the liquid crystal layer are twisted in a first direction, and a
chiral material of a property that generates a second orientation state wherein the liquid crystal molecules are twisted in
a second direction that is opposite to the first direction is included in the liquid crystal layer;

the liquid crystal layer transitions from the second orientation state to the first orientation state with the application
of an electric field of a layer thickness direction of the liquid crystal layer by the electric field applying section, and
transitions from the first orientation state to the second orientation state with the application of an electric field of
a direction perpendicular to the layer thickness direction by the electric field applying section, and further, after transitioning
to the second orientation state, by applying an electric field of the direction perpendicular to the layer thickness direction
by the electric field applying section, a continuous orientation change regarded as an elastic deformation occurs in accordance
with a strength of the electric field, and returns to the second orientation state caused by the elastic deformation when
the electric field is subsequently released; and

the continuous orientation change that occurs in accordance with the strength of the electric field untwists the liquid crystal
molecules that were twisted in the second direction in the second orientation state, achieving a substantially homogeneous
orientation state.

US Pat. No. 9,903,542

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING APPARATUS AND VEHICLE HEADLIGHT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting apparatus comprising:
a laser chip having a laser optical axis and a laser light-emitting surface including an active layer having a layer thickness
and including a ridge structure having a width, the ridge structure extending in a parallel direction with the laser optical
axis of the laser chip, the laser light-emitting surface having a long axis direction located in an extending direction of
the active layer and a short axis direction located in a direction substantially perpendicular to the active layer, the laser
light-emitting surface located on an exposed side surface of the active layer under the ridge structure in a longitudinal
direction of the ridge structure, therefore a maximum length of the long axis direction of the laser light-emitting surface
being within the substantially width of the ridge structure and a maximum width of the short axis direction of the laser light-emitting
surface being within the layer thickness of the active layer;

a package having a base board formed in a substantially planar shape, including a stem on the base board, and also including
a sealing portion to cover the laser chip along with the stem, and the package incorporating the laser chip adjacent the base
board, wherein the laser light-emitting surface of the laser chip is located in an opposite direction of the base board;

a holder including a supporter having a supporter top surface, a supporter bottom surface and a supporter opening, and including
a fixing frame having a frame opening and a peripheral bottom surface, the supporter of the holder formed in a ring shape
or a cylindrical shape, connecting the fixing frame between the peripheral bottom surface of the fixing frame and the supporter
top surface of the supporter, attached on the base board of the package via the supporter bottom surface of the supporter,
and thereby surrounding the laser chip;

a converting board holder formed in a ring shape, and attached into the frame opening of the fixing frame; and
a wavelength converting board having an incident surface and a light-emitting surface formed in a substantially planar shape,
each of the incident surface and the light-emitting surface of the wavelength converting board is formed in a substantially
rectangular shape having a long side and a short side, the wavelength converting board incorporated into the converting board
holder, wherein the laser optical axis of the laser chip passes though the supporter opening of the supporter and the frame
opening of the fixing frame, and intersects with each of the incident surface and the light-emitting surface of the wavelength
converting board at a substantially right angle, and wherein the wavelength converting board receives a light distribution
pattern of a far field pattern formed in a substantially enlarged ellipsoidal shape having a long axis and a short axis using
a substantially ellipsoidal shape of a near field pattern, in which each of the long axis and the short axis of the far field
pattern is located along the long side and the short side of the wavelength converting board, respectively, and therefore
the semiconductor light-emitting apparatus enables the wavelength converting board to project substantially all of a laser
beam emitted from the laser chip as a mixture beam.

US Pat. No. 9,733,550

LIGHTING APPARATUS CAPABLE OF SWITCHING BETWEEN TRANSMISSION AND TWO REFLECTION STATES

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A lighting apparatus comprising:
a light source which emits light with a predetermined light distribution in a fixed direction; and
an optical element which is arranged in such a manner that at least part of the light emitted from the light source is input
to the optical element, and can perform switching to a transmission state in which the light is transmitted, a first reflection
state in which the light is reflected in a first direction, and a second reflection state in which the light is reflected
in a second direction different from the first direction,

wherein the optical element includes:
first and second transparent substrates which are arranged so as to face each other,
a first prism layer which is provided on a surface, on a near side to the second transparent substrate, of the first transparent
substrate,

a first transparent electrode film which is provided on a surface of the prism layer,
a second transparent electrode film which is provided on a surface, on a near side to the first transparent substrate, of
the second transparent substrate, and

an electrolyte layer which is arranged between the first and second transparent electrode films, and includes an electro-deposition
material containing silver, and

wherein the optical element is arranged in such a manner that the light emitted from the light source is input to and inclines
to the first or second transparent substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,574,733

VEHICLE HEADLIGHT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle headlight comprising:
a phosphor panel having an incident surface and an output surface facing the incident surface;
a casing having a first end, a second end and a space located between the first end and the second end, and the space of the
casing including a first inner surface and a second inner surface facing the first inner surface;

a first light source located in the space toward the first end of the casing so that light emitted from the first light source
is directed toward the first inner surface of the casing; and

a first mirror located adjacent the first inner surface of the casing, the light emitted from the first light source being
reflected toward the incident surface of the phosphor panel, and the first mirror being configured to be movable in two directions
so as to freely vary a reflecting direction of the light and configured to scan the light emitted from the first light source
on the incident surface, wherein the vehicle headlight provides at least two light distribution patterns or more by using
the first light source and the first mirror, and wherein the phosphor panel includes a frame either having at least one hole,
which includes a wavelength converting material in the at least one hole, or having at least one cavity, which includes the
wavelength converting material in the at least one cavity located toward the incident surface of the phosphor panel.

US Pat. No. 9,458,986

LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A lighting unit configured to project light in a projection direction in a linear fashion elongated in a direction orthogonal
to the projection direction, the lighting unit comprising:
a light source oriented in a first orthogonal direction substantially orthogonal to a front-to-rear direction; and
a light guide body configured to receive light emitted from the light source and guide the light, so that the guided light
can be projected through the light guide body and be directed forward,

the light guide body including:
a light incident portion located at a position facing to the light source, the light incident portion configured to receive
the light emitted from the light source and incident on the light incident portion and collimate the incident light substantially
in parallel with the first orthogonal direction, so that the collimated incident light enters the light guide body;

a first reflecting surface provided to a front portion of a portion located in the first orthogonal direction of the light
incident portion, the first reflecting surface internally reflecting part of the light entering the light guide body through
the light incident portion on a front side forward;

a pair of second reflecting surfaces provided to a rear portion of the portion located in the first orthogonal direction of
the light incident portion, the pair of second reflecting surfaces internally reflecting part of the light, which enters the
light guide body through the light incident portion on a rearer side than the first reflecting surface, in a second orthogonal
direction orthogonal to both the front-to-rear direction and the first orthogonal direction;

a pair of third reflecting surfaces provided to overlap with the first reflecting surface in the second orthogonal direction
when viewed from its front side and correspond to the pair of second reflecting surfaces so as to be located outside of the
respective second reflecting surfaces in the second orthogonal direction, the pair of third reflecting surfaces internally
reflecting the light internally reflected by the corresponding second reflecting surfaces forward; and

a light exiting surface located in front of the first reflecting surface and the pair of third reflecting surfaces, the light
internally reflected by the first reflecting surface and the pair of third reflecting surfaces exiting therethrough and being
projected forward, wherein

the pair of second reflecting surfaces are configured to be curved so as to internally reflect the light from the light incident
portion to direct the light substantially radially toward respective sides of the lighting unit in the second orthogonal direction,
and

both the pair of the third reflecting surfaces are configured to extend more forward than the pair of second reflecting surfaces.

US Pat. No. 9,461,206

LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE, LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE MODULE, AND VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting unit including an optical axis, comprising:
a light-emitting device module;
a base portion to which the light-emitting device module is secured so as to allow a longitudinal direction of the light-emitting
device module to be horizontal when viewed from front while the light-emitting device module faces frontward; and

a projection lens disposed on the optical axis extending forward from the light-emitting device module on the base portion,
for projecting light emitted from the light-emitting device module forward, wherein

the light emitting device module including a plurality of flip-chip type light-emitting devices, each of the flip-chip type
light-emitting devices having a first side; the first sides of the plurality of flip-chip type light-emitting devices being
aligned on one line in the longitudinal direction,

at least one of the flip-chip type light-emitting devices having a rectangular light-transmitting substrate, and a first electrode
and a second electrode opposed to the light-transmitting substrate, the at least one flip-chip type light-emitting device
being mounted such that two opposed sides of the rectangular light-transmitting substrate are directed in a horizontal direction
with respect to the longitudinal direction, the at least one flip-chip type light-emitting device comprising:

the rectangular light-transmitting substrate;
an underlayer semiconductor layer formed on the rectangular light-transmitting substrate;
a plurality of the first electrodes formed on the underlayer semiconductor layer in an island shape;
a light-emitting semiconductor layer including a light-emitting layer formed on the underlayer semiconductor layer, the light-emitting
semiconductor layer configured to surround and separate respective first electrodes; and

the second electrode formed on the light-emitting semiconductor layer and configured to surround each of the first electrodes,
wherein

the first electrodes are arranged to form a plurality of electrode rows parallel with one side of the rectangular light-transmitting
substrate perpendicular to the longitudinal direction,

when, among horizontal lines parallel with the longitudinal direction, two horizontal lines each crossing any of the first
electrodes with a maximum electrode width of the first electrode and closest to the two sides are defined as an upper-side
reference horizontal line and a lower-side reference horizontal line,

the plurality of electrode rows includes:
a first electrode row comprising some of the first electrodes including the first electrode crossing the lower-side reference
horizontal line with the maximum electrode width, and

a second electrode row comprising the remaining part of the first electrodes other than those contained in the first electrode
row, including the first electrode crossing the upper-side reference horizontal line with the maximum electrode width,

a total of electrode widths of the first electrodes of the first electrode row and the first electrodes of the second electrode
row satisfies following conditions on any of horizontal lines between the upper-side reference horizontal line and the lower-side
reference horizontal line,

0.7×(X+Y)/2?(x+y)?1.3×(X+Y)/2,

0?x?X?Z/2, and

0?y?Y?Z/2, wherein

x is an electrode width of the first electrode on the horizontal line in the first electrode row,
y is an electrode width of the first electrode on the horizontal line in the second electrode row,
X is the maximum electrode width of the first electrode on the horizontal line in the 1st electrode row,
Y is the maximum electrode width of the first electrode on the horizontal line in the second electrode row, and
Z is a length of a side of the rectangular substrate perpendicular to the electrode rows.

US Pat. No. 9,947,826

ZNO-CONTAINING SEMICONDUCTOR STRUCTURE AND MANUFACTURING THEREOF

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A ZnO-containing semiconductor structure comprising:ZnO-containing semiconductor co-doped with impurities including Ag and at least one species of group 3B element;
wherein the ZnO-containing semiconductor generates in a Raman scattering spectrum an A1 (LO) mode signal having an intensity lower than an intensity of an E2high mode signal.

US Pat. No. 9,605,201

WAVELENGTH CONVERSION MEMBER AND LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE USING THE SAME

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A wavelength conversion member comprising:
phosphor particles made of a material including a base material and an activator agent added to the base material, the phosphor
particle having an irregular surface including a projected section and a recessed section;

a matrix material including a light-transmitting material, the matrix material being present between the phosphor particles;
and

additive particles formed from the same base material as that used for the phosphor particle and adhering to the irregular
surface of the phosphor particle so as to coat at least part of the irregular surface of the phosphor particles therewith
to form a particle structure having an irregular surface, the irregular surface of the particle structure including a projected
section and a recessed section, wherein

a difference between the projected section and the recessed section of the irregular surface of the particle structure in
which the phosphor particle is coated with the additive particles is larger than a difference between the projected section
and the recessed section of the irregular surface of the phosphor particle without the additive particles adhering thereto.

US Pat. No. 9,601,664

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A method of manufacturing a semiconductor light-emitting element including a semiconductor structure layer having a hexagonal
crystal structure, the method comprising:
forming, on a C? plane of the semiconductor structure layer, easily-to-be-etched portions which are arranged discretely based on crystal directions
on the C? plane of the semiconductor structure layer; and

subjecting the C? plane of the semiconductor structure layer to wet etching to form an uneven structure surface including a plurality of protrusions
derived from the crystal structure of the semiconductor structure layer on the C? plane of the semiconductor structure layer,

wherein:
when the C? plane is subdivided in a mesh form, including equilateral-triangular lattices, by a first straight line group including a
plurality of straight lines arranged in parallel with a [11-20] direction, from among the crystal directions on the C? plane of the semiconductor structure layer, and at regular intervals, a second straight line group including a plurality
of straight lines arranged in parallel with a [2-1-10] direction and at the same intervals as the first straight line group,
and a third straight line group including a plurality of straight lines arranged in parallel with a [1-210] direction and
at the same intervals as the first and second straight line groups, the easily-to-be-etched portions are formed at respective
centers of the equilateral-triangular lattices, and

each of the easily-to-be-etched portions has a larger rate of the wet etching than a rate of the wet etching of remaining
portions of the C? plane.

US Pat. No. 9,577,167

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light emitting device comprising:
a mounting substrate; and
a plurality of semiconductor light emitting elements mounted on the mounting substrate side by side, each of the semiconductor
light emitting elements having a semiconductor structure layer that includes a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity
type, an active layer, and a second semiconductor layer of a second conductivity type opposite to the first conductivity type,
which are layered in that order,

wherein the semiconductor structure layer has a surface that is a surface of the second semiconductor layer and has end surfaces
along respective sides thereof opposite to each other, and

wherein each of the semiconductor light emitting elements has a resonator constituted by the end surfaces of the semiconductor
structure layer opposite to each other, and a recessed portion that is recessed from said surface of the second semiconductor
layer toward the active layer and that is positioned between the end surfaces of the resonator.

US Pat. No. 9,570,426

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE HAVING MATRIX-ARRANGED LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENTS AND TRANSPARENT PLATES

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting device comprising:
a support body;
multiple light-emitting elements arranged in a matrix on said support body;
a transparent resin layer provided on said light-emitting elements;
multiple transparent plates provided on said transparent resin layer, each of said transparent plates being provided over
one of said multiple light-emitting elements; and

multiple optical shield layers each provided at one of a first side face of a first one of said transparent plates and a second
side face of a second one of said transparent plates opposing the first side face of said first transparent plate,

said transparent resin layer being further provided between said each of said optical shield layers and the other of said
first side face of said first transparent plate and said second side face of said second transparent plate, a top surface
of said transparent resin layer being exposed from said transparent plates.

US Pat. No. 9,543,474

MANUFACTURE METHOD OF MAKING SEMICONDUCTOR OPTICAL DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A method for manufacturing semiconductor optical elements comprising:
epitaxially growing, on a growth substrate, a semiconductor lamination including a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity
type having a first surface, a second semiconductor layer of a second conductivity type opposite to the first conductivity
type having a second surface, and an active layer sandwiched between the first semiconductor layer and the second semiconductor
layer, the semiconductor lamination including in-plane element areas for forming a plurality of semiconductor elements;

forming second conductivity type side electrodes on the second surface in the respective element areas;
forming first isolation grooves from the second surface, penetrating through the second semiconductor layer and the active
layer, and entering the first semiconductor layer, the first isolation grooves defining the in-plane element areas;

bonding a support body on the second conductivity type side electrodes;
removing the growth substrate and exposing the first semiconductor surface;
forming first conductivity type side electrodes on the exposed first surface in the element areas;
separating the semiconductor lamination from the support body; and
applying external force and dividing the semiconductor lamination into a plurality of element areas.

US Pat. No. 9,496,350

P-TYPE ZNO BASED COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTOR LAYER, A ZNO BASED COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTOR ELEMENT, AND AN N-TYPE ZNO BASED COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTOR LAMINATE STRUCTURE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A p-type ZnO based compound semiconductor single crystal layer, wherein the layer comprises a p-type ZnO based compound
semiconductor single crystal layer co-doped with (i) at least one Group 11 element in a monovalent state which is selected
from the group consisting of Cu and Ag and (ii) at least one Group 13 element selected from the group consisting of B, Ga,
Al and In, and a concentration of the Group 11 element [11] and a concentration of the Group 13 element [13] fulfill the following
relation: 0.9?[11]/[13]<100.

US Pat. No. 9,335,016

VEHICLE HEADLIGHT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle headlight comprising:
a projection lens disposed on an optical axis extending in a front-to-rear direction of a vehicle body;
a light-emitting device including a semiconductor laser element configured to emit a laser beam and a light-transmitting member
configured to absorb and convert the wavelength of at least part of the laser beam from the semiconductor laser element;

a first reflection surface configured to reflect the light from the light-emitting device so as to transmit and project forward
the resulting light through the projection lens;

a light detection unit configured to detect a light beam of a specific color, the light detection unit being disposed between
the projection lens and the light-emitting device and below the optical axis;

a second reflection surface configured to reflect the light beam from the light-emitting device toward the light detection
unit, the second reflection surface being disposed ahead of the front end of the first reflection surface; and

a control unit configured to control the semiconductor laser element in accordance with a detection result provided by the
light detection unit so that the semiconductor laser element does not emit the laser beam.

US Pat. No. 9,560,706

LIGHTENING APPARATUS HAVING MATRIX-ARRANGED LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENTS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A lightening apparatus comprising:
a plurality of light-emitting elements arranged in a matrix having “m” rows, “n” columns where “m” is an integer larger than
2 and “n” is a positive integer;

at least two first reference voltage lines;
“n” first drive voltage lines wherein a first one of said light-emitting elements is located at each intersection between
said first reference voltage lines and said first drive voltage lines;

a first reference voltage driver, connected to said first reference voltage lines and adapted to time-divisionally switch
said first reference voltage lines;

a first drive voltage driver, connected to said first drive voltage lines and adapted to supply first luminous drive voltages
to said first drive voltage lines in synchronization with time-divisional switching of said first reference voltage lines;

at least one second reference voltage line;
“n” second drive voltage lines wherein a second one of said light-emitting elements is located at each intersection between
said second reference voltage line and said second drive voltage lines;

a second reference voltage driver connected to said second reference voltage line and adapted to switch said second reference
voltage line; and

a second drive voltage driver, connected to said second drive voltage lines and adapted to supply second luminous drive voltages
to said second drive voltage lines in synchronization with switching of said second reference voltage line;

a plurality of left-side light-emitting elements provided adjacently on a left-side of said light-emitting elements;
left-side reference voltage lines;
at least one left-side drive voltage line, wherein one of said left-side light-emitting elements is located at each intersection
between said left-side reference voltage lines and said left-side drive voltage line;

at least one left-side reference voltage driver, connected to said left-side reference voltage lines and adapted to time-divisionally
switch said left-side reference voltage lines;

at least one left-side drive voltage driver, connected to said left-side drive voltage line and adapted to supply left-side
luminous drive voltages to said left-side drive voltage line in synchronization with time-divisional switching of said left-side
reference voltage lines;

a plurality of right-side light-emitting elements provided adjacently on a right-side of said light-emitting elements;
right-side reference voltage lines;
at least one right-side drive voltage line, wherein one of said right-side light-emitting elements is located at each intersection
between said right-side reference voltage lines and said right-side drive voltage line;

a right-side reference voltage driver, connected to said right-side reference voltage lines and adapted to time-divisionally
switch said right-side reference voltage lines; and

at least one right-side drive voltage driver, connected to said right-side drive voltage line and adapted to supply right-side
luminous drive voltages to said right-side drive voltage line in synchronization with time-divisional switching of said right-side
reference voltage lines.

US Pat. No. 9,395,536

OPTICAL DEFLECTOR INCLUDING SEPARATED PIEZOELECTRIC PORTIONS ON PIEZOELECTRIC ACTUATORS AND ITS DESIGNING METHOD

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An optical deflector comprising:
a mirror;
a frame surrounding said mirror;
first and second torsion bars oppositely arranged along a first axis of said frame, each of said first and second torsion
bars having an end coupled to a circumference of said mirror;

first and second piezoelectric actuators which are opposite to each other with respect to said mirror, and which rock said
mirror around said first axis, wherein each of said first and second piezoelectric actuators is coupled to both of said first
and second torsion bars;

first and second coupling bars each of which is coupled between said frame and one of said first and second piezoelectric
actuators, wherein the first and second coupling bars are arranged along a second axis perpendicular to said first axis;

another frame surrounding said frame;
first and second outer piezoelectric actuators which are coupled between said frame and said other frame, and which rock said
mirror around the second axis; and

a control unit which controls said first and second piezoelectric actuators,
wherein each of said first and second piezoelectric actuators is divided into discrete first, second and third areas between
said first torsion bar and said second torsion bar in accordance with boundaries arranged along a first radial direction,
a second radial direction, a third radial direction, and a fourth radial direction clockwise from said first axis, wherein
said boundaries physically separate said discrete first, second and third areas of each of said first and second piezoelectric
actuators,

wherein the second area of said first piezoelectric actuator is between said first and second radial directions,
wherein the second area of said second piezoelectric actuator is between said third and fourth radial directions,
wherein first piezoelectric portions are formed in the first and third areas of said first piezoelectric actuator and in the
second area of said second piezoelectric actuator,

wherein second piezoelectric portions are formed in the first and third areas of said second piezoelectric actuator and in
the second area of said first piezoelectric actuator, and

wherein said control unit applies a first drive voltage to said first piezoelectric portions and applies a second drive voltage
opposite in phase to said first drive voltage to said second piezoelectric portions.

US Pat. No. 9,787,059

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT EMITTING ELEMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting element comprising:
a semiconductor multilayer body having a first end surface and a second end surface which are opposed to each other, wherein
a first semiconductor layer, a light emitting layer, and a second semiconductor layer which is an opposite conductivity-type
to that of the first semiconductor layer are stacked, in this order, on a substrate;

a pair of recesses that are provided in the second semiconductor layer, separated from the second end surface, and separated
from each other in a direction parallel to the first end surface and the second end surface;

a ridge portion that is a protrusion between the pair of recesses and extends along a direction perpendicular to the first
end surface and the second end surface, the ridge portion being separated from the second end surface;

a band-shaped electrode disposed on the ridge portion; and
a light guide layer that is provided on the second semiconductor layer between an end portion of the ridge portion on a second
end surface side of the ridge portion and the second end surface, wherein the light guide layer guides radiation light from
the light emitting layer.

US Pat. No. 9,354,481

LIQUID CRYSTAL ELEMENT AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal element comprising:
a first substrate and a second substrate subjected to an orientation process on one surface of each of the first substrate
and the second substrate, the first substrate and the second substrate being disposed facing each other;

a liquid crystal layer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate; and
an electric field applying section that applies an electric field to the liquid crystal layer, the electric field applying
section comprising a first electrode provided on one surface side of the first substrate, a second electrode provided on one
surface side of the first substrate, away from the first electrode, and a common electrode provided on one surface side of
the second substrate so that at least a portion thereof is superimposed with the first electrode and the second electrode;

wherein:
the first substrate and the second substrate are disposed with an angle formed by the respective orientation processing directions
greater than or equal to 0° and less than 40°, making it possible to achieve a first orientation state that includes a twist
in the liquid crystal molecules of the liquid crystal layer by an orientation regulating force from the orientation process,

the liquid crystal layer includes chiral material capable of generating a second orientation state that includes a twist different
from that of the first orientation state in the liquid crystal molecules of the liquid crystal layer,

the liquid crystal layer transitions from the second orientation state to the first orientation state by the application of
an electric field in a layer thickness direction of the liquid crystal layer by the electric field applying section, and transitions
from the first orientation state to the second orientation state by the application of an electric field in a direction perpendicular
to the layer thickness direction by the electric field applying section, and further, after transitioning to the second orientation
state, by applying an electric field of the direction perpendicular to the layer thickness direction by the electric field
applying section, a continuous orientation change regarded as an elastic deformation occurs in accordance with a strength
of the electric field, and returns to the second orientation state caused by the elastic deformation when the electric field
is subsequently released, and

an angle between (i) a longitudinal direction of a liquid crystal molecule located substantially at a center of the layer
thickness direction of the liquid crystal layer in the second orientation state, and (ii) the direction of the electric field
applied by the electric field applying section in the direction perpendicular to the layer thickness direction, is within
a range greater than 0° and less than or equal to 45°.

US Pat. No. 9,847,449

NITRIDE SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE WITH PERIODIC GAIN ACTIVE LAYERS

MEIJO UNIVERSITY, Nagoya...

1. A nitride semiconductor light-emitting device with periodic gain active layers, which includes an n-type semiconductor
layer, a p-type semiconductor layer and a resonator, the device comprising:
two active layers disposed between the n-type and p-type semiconductor layers so as to correspond to a peak intensity position
of light existing in the resonator, each active layer being formed by alternately stacking a plurality of quantum well layers
each formed of GaInN and a plurality of barrier layers each formed of GaN one upon another, the active layers having respective
light emission wavelengths equal to each other; and

at least one interlayer disposed between the active layers so as to be adjacent to the active layers, the interlayer having
a larger thickness than the barrier layers and being formed of GaN, wherein Mg as a p-type impurity doped into the interlayer
has a concentration of not more than 5×1018 cm?3,

wherein the active layer disposed at the p-type semiconductor layer side has a larger light emission intensity than the active
layer disposed at the n-type semiconductor layer side; and

wherein Mg as a p-type impurity doped into the active layer disposed at the p-type semiconductor layer side has a concentration
ranging from 0.2 times to twice as high as a concentration of the Mg doped into the interlayer.

US Pat. No. 9,726,340

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING APPARATUS AND VEHICLE HEADLIGHT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting apparatus comprising:
a light source module including;
a stem having a stem top surface and a stem outer circumference located on the stem top surface,
a semiconductor light-emitting device having an optical axis mounted on the stem top surface of the stem,
a casing having a light-emitting window formed in a dome shape, being attached to the stem outer circumference of the stem
top surface of the stem, and the light-emitting window of the casing being configured to transmit light emitted from the semiconductor
light-emitting device along the optical axis of the semiconductor light-emitting device, and

a connecting pipe formed in a substantially tubular shape, attached to the casing, extending in an opposite direction of the
semiconductor light-emitting device, and being configured to transmit the light emitted from the semiconductor light-emitting
device along the optical axis of the semiconductor light-emitting device; and

a wavelength converting module including;
a wavelength converting layer having a top surface and a wavelength converting outer side surface including a phosphor layer,
a light-diffusing layer having a light-diffusing top surface and a light-diffusing bottom surface disposed underneath the
phosphor layer, a dielectric layer having a dielectric bottom surface and a dielectric outer circumference included on the
dielectric bottom surface and a reflective layer, the dielectric layer being located underneath the light-diffusing bottom
surface of the light-diffusing layer, and the reflective layer located underneath the dielectric outer circumference of the
dielectric layer in an opposite direction of the light-diffusing layer,

a base having a mounting board, a flange and an opening passing through the mounting board and the flange, the flange of the
base having a flange top surface and a flange outer circumference located on the flange top surface in an opposite direction
of the opening, and connecting to the connecting pipe of the light source module, the mounting board of the base having a
mounting top surface and a mounting outer side surface located in an opposite direction of the opening, and being located
on the flange top surface of the flange, wherein the optical axis of the semiconductor light-emitting device passes through
the opening of the base,

a contact layer having a first contact layer and a second contact layer, the first contact layer disposed underneath the reflective
layer of the wavelength converting layer, and the second contact layer disposed on the mounting top surface of the mounting
board,

a plurality of metallic bumps attached between the first contact layer and the second contact layer of the contact layer,
and thereby attaching the wavelength converting layer to the base,

a first frame having a first top surface and a first inner surface formed in a substantially planar ring shape, attached to
at least one of the second contact layer of the contact layer and the mounting top surface of the mounting board, the first
inner surface of the first frame contacting with the wavelength converting outer side surface of the wavelength converting
layer, and the first top surface of the first frame located between the light-diffusing top surface of the light-diffusing
layer and the dielectric bottom surface of the dielectric layer,

a second frame having a second inner surface formed in a substantially planar ring shape, attached to the base, and the second
inner surface of the second frame facing at least the wavelength converting outer surface of the wavelength converting layer,
and

a second reflective layer having a reflective top surface disposed between the second inner surface of the second frame and
at least the wavelength converting outer side surface of the wavelength converting layer.

US Pat. No. 9,658,500

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal display apparatus comprising:
a first substrate and a second substrate disposed facing each other;
a first electrode provided to the first substrate;
a second electrode provided to the second substrate, and
a vertical alignment type liquid crystal layer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate; wherein:
the first electrode comprises a plurality of first openings and the second electrode comprises a plurality of second openings;
the plurality of first openings comprises a plurality of third openings each having a first area that extends in a direction
45 degrees clockwise in relation to a first direction, and a second area that extends in a second direction orthogonal to
the first direction, in a planar view; and a plurality of fourth openings each having a first area that extends in a direction
45 degrees counterclockwise in relation to the first direction, and a second area that extends in the second direction, in
the planar view;

the plurality of second openings comprises a plurality of fifth openings each having a first area that extends in a direction
45 degrees counterclockwise in relation to a first direction, and a second area that extends in the second direction, in a
planar view; and a plurality of sixth openings each having a first area that extends in a direction 45 degrees clockwise in
relation to the first direction, and a second area that extends in the second direction, in the planar view;

the plurality of third openings and the plurality of fifth openings are alternately disposed at a predetermined interval along
the first direction so that the second areas of one third opening and one fifth opening adjacent to each other overlap, in
the planar view;

the plurality of fourth openings and the plurality of sixth openings are alternately disposed at a predetermined interval
along the first direction so that the second areas of one fourth opening and one sixth opening adjacent to each other overlap,
in the planar view;

a column along the first direction formed by the plurality of third openings and the plurality of fifth openings, and a column
along the first direction formed by the plurality of fourth openings and the plurality of sixth openings are disposed adjacent
to each other in the second direction.

US Pat. No. 9,620,685

SURFACE MOUNT LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A surface mount light-emitting device, comprising:
a casing having a front surface and a cavity being concave from the front surface, made of a casting resin and including an
imaginary vertical surface;

a semiconductor light-emitting chip having an optical axis and at least one top electrode, and the optical axis of the semiconductor
light-emitting chip substantially located on the imaginary vertical surface of the casing;

a first lead frame having a first mounting portion inserted into the casing, a pair of first external portions projecting
from the casing, a space and a first outer side surface, the first mounting portion including a first mounting surface exposed
from the cavity of the casing, the first mounting surface of the first mounting portion mounting the semiconductor light-emitting
chip on the first mounting surface, intersecting the optical axis of the semiconductor light-emitting chip at a substantially
right angle, and also intersecting the imaginary vertical surface of the casing at a substantially right angle, the pair of
first external portions each including a first extending portion, a first extending bottom surface located underneath the
first extending portion and a first cutout section included in each of the first extending portions, and each of the first
extending bottom surfaces being located in a substantially parallel direction with the optical axis of the semiconductor light-emitting
chip and in an opposite direction of a light-emitting direction of the semiconductor light-emitting device, and being formed
in a substantially symmetric shape with respect to each other with reference to the imaginary vertical surface of the casing;

a second lead frame having a second mounting portion inserted into the casing and a second external portions projecting from
the casing, the second mounting portion including a second mounting surface exposed from the cavity of the casing, the second
mounting surface of the second mounting portion being electrically connected to the top electrode of the semiconductor light-emitting
chip via a bonding wire, the second external portion of the second lead frame including a second extending portion and a second
extending bottom surface located underneath the second extending portion, and the second extending bottom surface being located
in the substantially parallel direction with the optical axis of the semiconductor light-emitting chip and in the opposite
direction of the light-emitting direction of the semiconductor light emitting device, and being substantially same level as
the first extending bottom surfaces of the first lead frame, and wherein the space of the first lead frame is continuously
located between the first mounting portion of the first lead frame and the second mounting portion of the second lead frame
and between the first external portion of the first lead frame and the second external portion of the second lead frame; and

a lens having a central axis being located adjacent the front surface of the casing, the central axis of the lens intersecting
with the optical axis of the semiconductor light-emitting chip at a substantially right angle, and extending in a direction
substantially perpendicular to the imaginary vertical surface of the casing, wherein the lens includes a pair of projecting
portions that project toward the casing, the casing also includes a pair of concave portions from the front surface of the
casing in which the cavity is located between the pair of concave portions, and each of the pair of projecting portion of
the lens is inserted into a respective one of the pair of concave portions of the casing.

US Pat. No. 9,595,806

LASER LIGHT-EMITTING APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A laser light-emitting apparatus comprising:
a laser chip having a first chip electrode, a second chip electrode and a light-emitting surface, and including a top contact
material, the top contact material being electrically connected to the second chip electrode, and being exposed from the laser
chip in an opposite direction of the first chip electrode;

a first base board having a first top surface, a first side surface, a first bottom surface, an opening and a cavity made
from an insulating material, the cavity having a cavity bottom surface and a cavity side surface connecting the opening of
the first base board, being concaved from the first top surface of the first base board toward the cavity bottom surface via
the cavity side surface, and mounting the laser chip on the cavity bottom surface via a sub mount, and the opening of the
first base board facing the light-emitting surface of the laser chip with respect to each other;

a second external electrode extending from the cavity bottom surface of the cavity toward the first bottom surface of the
first base board, being exposed from the cavity bottom surface of the first base board, being electrically connected to the
first chip electrode of the laser chip via the sub mount, and exposed from the first bottom surface of the first base board;

a first external electrode having a first thickness formed in a substantially planar shape on the first top surface of the
first base board, and located in an opposite direction of the opening of the first base board;

a contact layer having a substantially same thickness as the first thickness of the first external electrode being located
adjacent the first external electrode on the first top surface of the first base board, and surrounding the cavity and the
opening on the first top surface of the first base board;

a second base board having a second side surface and a second bottom surface, including a second electrode underneath the
second bottom surface of the second base board, and the second electrode of the second base board connecting the top contact
material of the laser chip and the first external electrode and the contact layer, which are located on the first top surface
of the first base board, and thereby the second base board covering the cavity and at least a part of the opening of the first
base board;

an inserting concave portion including at least one of the first base board and the second base board, and located adjacent
the cavity and the opening of the first base board; and

a wavelength converting board being inserted into the inserting concave portion, which is concave toward the at least one
of the first base board and the second base board, the wavelength converting board attached between the first base board and
the second base board, and located in substantially parallel with each of the first side surface of the first base board and
the second side surface of the second base board, wherein the laser chip is substantially sealed by the wavelength converting
board, the first base board and the second base board.

US Pat. No. 9,414,032

VIDEO PROJECTION APPARATUS CAPABLE OF OPERATING AT OPTIMUM RESONANT FREQUENCY AND ITS CONTROLLING METHOD

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A video projection apparatus comprising:
a light source;
an optical deflector having a mirror for reflecting light from said light source to project a view field, an actuator for
rocking said mirror with an axis of said mirror and a sensor provided in the vicinity of said actuator; and

a control unit adapted to:
generate a first sinusoidal-wave voltage applied to said actuator and a second sinusoidal-wave voltage having a same frequency
as that of said first sinusoidal-wave voltage and a difference in phase of 90° to said first sinusoidal-wave voltage;

calculate a first convolution between said first sinusoidal-wave voltage and a sense voltage from said sensor;
calculate a second convolution between said second sinusoidal-wave voltage and said sense voltage;
convert an orthogonal coordinate formed by said first convolution and said second convolution into a polar coordinate formed
by a radius component and an angle component; and

sweep the frequency of said first and second sinusoidal-wave voltages so that the frequency of said first and second sinusoidal-wave
voltages is defined as a resonant frequency when said radius component is maximum.

US Pat. No. 9,895,459

ULTRAVIOLET RAY EMITTING PACKAGE HAVING RESIN ADHESIVE LAYER AND ULTRAVIOLET RAY IRRADIATING APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An ultraviolet ray emitting package comprising:
a substrate having an upper portion defining a recess;
an ultraviolet ray emitting element provided within the recess of said substrate;
an ultraviolet ray transmitting window member provided on the upper portion of said substrate to cover the recess of said
substrate;

a resin adhesive layer provided between the upper portion of said substrate and said ultraviolet ray transmitting window member;
and

an optical shielding layer provided between said resin adhesive layer and said ultraviolet ray transmitting window member.

US Pat. No. 9,896,780

METHOD FOR PRETREATMENT OF BASE SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LAYERED BODY USING PRETREATED BASE SUBSTRATE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A method for manufacturing an epitaxial layered body, the method comprising the successive steps of:
(a) preparing a base substrate and arranging the base substrate in an epitaxial growth apparatus, wherein the base substrate
comprises a base member and a layer of a first group III nitride single crystal arranged over the base member, the layer of
the first group III nitride single crystal being an uppermost layer of the base substrate and having a surface roughness of
no more than 5 nm in terms of root mean square roughness; and wherein the first group III nitride single crystal is represented
by a composition formula of AlAGaBInCN satisfying A+B+C=1.0, 0.5?A?1.0, 0?B?0.5, and 0?C?0.5; and wherein a material of the base member is same as or different
from the layer of the first group III nitride single crystal; and wherein the base substrate is arranged in the epitaxial
growth apparatus in a manner such that the layer of the first group III nitride single crystal comes to an uppermost surface;

(b) ramping a temperature of the base substrate to a temperature of no less than 1000° C. in a second mixed gas atmosphere
in the apparatus, wherein the second mixed gas atmosphere comprises hydrogen gas and nitrogen gas;

(c) heating the base substrate at a temperature range of 1000 to 1250° C. for no less than 5 minutes in a first mixed gas
atmosphere in the apparatus, wherein the first mixed gas atmosphere comprises hydrogen gas and nitrogen gas;

(d) controlling the temperature of the base substrate at a predetermined growth temperature in a third mixed gas atmosphere
in the apparatus, wherein the third mixed gas atmosphere comprises hydrogen gas and nitrogen gas;

(e) supplying one or more raw material gas for growth selected from a group comprising at least a group III raw material gas,
a nitrogen source gas, and a dopant raw material gas, and epitaxially growing a layer of a second group III nitride single
crystal by chemical vapor phase epitaxy on the layer of the first group III nitride single crystal without growing a buffer
layer, while controlling the temperature of the base substrate at the predetermined growth temperature, in the apparatus,

wherein the second group III nitride single crystal comprises Al and has an Al composition of 0.7 to 1.0.

US Pat. No. 9,869,927

WAVELENGTH CONVERTING MODULE AND SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING APPARATUS USING THE SAME

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A wavelength converting module, comprising:
a base board having a board top surface formed in a substantially planar shape;
a divider having a divider top surface, a divider side surface, a height, a first divider and a second divider located on
the board top surface of the base board, each of the first divider and the second divider intersecting at a substantially
right angle with respect each other, the divider side surface of the divider located between the divider top surface of the
divider and the board top surface of the base board, and the divider top surface of the divider located in a substantially
parallel direction with the board top surface of the base board;

a cavity formed on the board top surface of the base board by surrounding the cavity with the first divider and the second
divider, and formed in a substantially rectangular shape as viewed from an opposite direction of the board top surface of
the base board; and

a phosphor layer having a thickness including at least one of a red phosphor, a green phosphor, a blue phosphor and a yellow
phosphor, formed on the divider top surface of the divider and the board top surface of the base board, and wherein the thickness
of the phosphor layer is lower than the height of the divider.

US Pat. No. 9,740,056

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal display apparatus comprising:
a first substrate and a second substrate disposed facing each other,
a first electrode provided to the first substrate,
a second electrode provided to the second substrate, and
a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate,
wherein:
a display part is demarcated in a region where the first electrode and the second electrode overlap, and an offset region
of a predetermined width from at least a part of an edge to the inside is set in the display part,

at least one of the first electrode and the second electrode comprises a plurality of first openings disposed in a region
other than the offset region of the display part, and a plurality of second openings disposed in the offset region of the
display part, in planar view,

each of the plurality of first openings comprises a section wherein a branch part disposed so that a longitudinal direction
thereof extends along a first direction and a branch part disposed so that a longitudinal direction thereof extends along
a second direction different from the first direction are connected at respective one ends, in the planar view,

each of the plurality of second openings includes a plurality of openings disposed so that a longitudinal direction thereof
extends along the first direction, and a plurality of openings disposed so that a longitudinal direction thereof extends along
the second direction, in the planar view,

a shape of each of the plurality of first openings is different from a shape of each of the plurality of second openings,
and

the width of the offset region is larger than at least one of (i) a length in the longitudinal direction of the branch part
along the first direction of each of the plurality of first openings and (ii) a length in the longitudinal direction of the
branch part along the second direction of each of the plurality of first openings.

US Pat. No. 9,684,208

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal display apparatus, comprising:
a first substrate and a second substrate placed opposite each other,
a plurality of first electrodes which are provided on one surface of the first substrate and which extend in a first direction,
a plurality of second electrodes which are provided on one surface of the second substrate and which extend in a second direction
intersecting the first direction; and

a mono-domain vertical alignment type liquid crystal layer with a pretilt angle of less than 90°, provided between said one
surface of the first substrate and said one surface of the second substrate,

wherein a plurality of pixels are defined in respective regions where the first electrodes and the second electrodes intersect
each other,

wherein in a planer view, an electrode edge of at least one side of each of the second electrodes is of a shape that includes
line segments that are periodically and obliquely crossed relative to the second direction and bend back,

wherein pixel edges of the pixels are demarcated by edges of the first electrodes and the second electrodes, including the
line segments that are obliquely crossed

wherein all bending points formed by the line segments that are periodically and obliquely crossed relative to the second
direction and bend back overlap within edges demarcated by the edges of the first electrodes of respective corresponding pixels,

wherein all bending points where directions of the line segments of the electrode edges of the second electrodes change are
disposed overlapping in the planar view with corresponding ones of the first electrodes,

wherein in the planer view, the liquid crystal layer is disposed so that an angle of an alignment direction of liquid crystal
molecules at a substantial center in a layer thickness direction and a direction perpendicular to the second direction is
set to be greater than 0° and equal to or less than 15°, and

wherein the alignment direction of the liquid crystal molecules and the directions of the line segments that are obliquely
crossed do not become perpendicular.

US Pat. No. 9,956,902

HEADLIGHT CONTROLLER AND VEHICLE HEADLIGHT SYSTEM

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A headlight controller including an adaptive driving beam (ADB) to control a right and left headlight including a plurality of light-emitting chips that can be independently driven and thereby can provide various light distribution patterns including a light-emitting intensity, comprising:a camera having an optical axis being located adjacent a subject vehicle having the right and left headlight, configured to photograph at least one vehicle located in a forward direction of the subject vehicle, and the camera being configured to output the at least one vehicle photographed by the camera as image data, each of the right and left headlight providing at least a high beam;
a vehicle detector detecting the at least one vehicle in accordance with the image data output from the camera, detecting locating data of the at least one vehicle with respect to the optical axis of the camera, and being configured to output said vehicle data as a first vehicle data;
an oncoming vehicle detector configured to judge whether the vehicle is an oncoming vehicle or not in accordance with the first vehicle data output from the vehicle detector, and configured to output said vehicle data as a second vehicle data;
a light-emitting area controller determining light-emitting area data including a light-emitting area and a non-light-emitting area for the high beam in accordance with the first vehicle data output from the vehicle detector and the second vehicle data output from the oncoming vehicle detector;
a circling detector configured to calculate a curvature of a road, on which the subject vehicle drives, by using a vehicle speed signal and a rudder angle signal output from the subject vehicle, configured to judge whether the road is a curved road or a substantially straight road in accordance with the curvature of the road, and configured to output said road data as a vehicle road data;
a timing controller configured to store a first time at a first timing factor and a second timing factor when the road is a substantially straight road in accordance with the vehicle road data output from the circular detector and when the vehicle is not an oncoming vehicle in accordance with the second vehicle data output from the oncoming vehicle detector, configured to store a second time at the first timing factor and the second timing factor when the road is a curved road in accordance with the vehicle road data output from the circling detector and when the vehicle is an oncoming vehicle in accordance with the second vehicle data output from the oncoming vehicle detector, and configured to output the first time or the second time stored at the first timing factor and the second timing factor, wherein each of the first time and the second time is a time while at least one of the light-emitting chips gradually turns on from a turning-off state and another time while at least one of the light-emitting chips gradually turns off from a turning-on state, respectively;
a light-emitting area controller configured to output the light-emitting area data every time the light-emitting area controller detects that the at least one vehicle moves in accordance with the first vehicle data output from the vehicle detector;
a light distribution controller configured to receive the light-emitting area data output from the light-emitting area controller and time data output from the first timing factor and the second timing factor of the timing controller, and configured to output a light-emitting control signal to the right and left headlight of the object vehicle in accordance with the light-emitting area data; and
wherein each of a time while the right and left headlight gradually changes from the non-light-emitting area to the light-emitting area and another time while the right and left headlight gradually changes from the light-emitting area to the non-light-emitting area is stored at the first timing factor as the first time and at the second timing factor as the second time, respectively, when the right and left headlight varies the light distribution pattern including the light-emitting area and the non-light-emitting area for only the high beam, and wherein each of the first time and the second time is shorter when the subject vehicle drives on the curved road and the at least one vehicle is the oncoming vehicle than that when the subject vehicle drives on the substantially straight road and/or the at least one vehicle is the oncoming vehicle even when each of the right and left headlight provides only the high beam.

US Pat. No. 9,846,269

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting unit comprising:
an LED having an optical axis in an illumination direction thereof as a forward direction; and
a light guiding lens having a plate shape and disposed in front of the LED, wherein
the LED has a directivity of light rays in which an intensity of light rays is lowered as an emission angle is larger with
respect to the optical axis,

the light guiding lens includes
a light incident face formed at a rear end thereof, and
a light exiting face formed at a front end thereof and having an elongated face extending along a plane substantially perpendicular
to a front-rear direction,

the light incident face has a cross section taken along a plane along a longitudinal direction of the light exiting face,
the cross section including a center recessed portion configured to receive light rays emitted from the LED around the optical
axis thereof to diffuse the light rays toward the light exiting face in the elongated direction, and two convex portions disposed
on both sides of the recessed portion, configured to receive light rays emitted from the LED sideward more than those directed
to the recessed portion to condense the light rays forward substantially along the front-rear direction, and

the light incident face further has a cross section taken along a plane perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the
light exiting face, the cross section including a convex face configured to receive the light rays from the LED to make the
light rays parallel to one another substantially along the front-rear direction,

the cross section of the two convex portions disposed on both sides of the recessed portion along the longitudinal direction
of the light exiting face has a shape extending from the center recessed portion, projecting rearward, and then being curved
obliquely forward and sideward to form a smoothly continued two-humped shape,

two connection points between the recessed portion and the two convex portions in the cross section along the longitudinal
direction of the light exiting face are positioned in such a direction that emission angles of the light rays as seen from
the LED are 1/2 to 3/2 times a half-value angle,

the light exiting face has a cross section taken along the longitudinal direction of the light exiting face with both ends
corresponding to both right and left ends of the cross section of the light incident face,

the recessed portion is configured such that in the cross section along the longitudinal direction of the light exiting face
the light rays emitted from the LED and entering the light guiding lens through the recessed portion are diffused to be spread
over the entire light exiting face in the longitudinal direction thereof, and

the two convex portions are configured such that in the cross section along the longitudinal direction of the light exiting
face the light rays emitted from the LED and entering the light guiding lens through the two convex portions are gathered
along the front-rear direction.

US Pat. No. 9,797,577

WAVELENGTH CONVERTING DEVICE, METHODE FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME AND LIGHTING UNIT USING THE SAME

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A wavelength converting device, comprising:
a transparent substrate having an incident surface, a substrate top surface and a substrate side surface formed in a substantially
planar shape, and including a grid-like groove into the transparent substrate from a direction of the substrate top surface,
and the grid-like groove extending along the substrate side surface;

a dichroic filter having a filter top surface disposed on the substrate top surface of the transparent substrate; and
a wavelength converting layer having a light-emitting surface disposed on the filter top surface of the dichroic filter, and
divided into a plurality of wavelength converting chips each having a side surface and a boundary end located in the wavelength
converting layer, each of the side surfaces of the adjacent wavelength converting chips substantially contacting with respect
to each other, and therefore forming a boundary between the light-emitting surface of the wavelength converting layer and
the boundary end, and each of the side surfaces of the adjacent wavelength converting chips facing with respect to each other,
separating between the boundary end and the grid-like groove of the transparent substrate, and therefore forming a space between
the boundary end and the grid-like groove of the transparent substrate, and the space enlarging from the boundary end toward
the grid-like groove of the transparent substrate in an extending direction of the grid-like groove.

US Pat. No. 9,739,458

LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A light-emitting diode apparatus comprising:
a support substrate; and
a light-emitting diode array formed of multiple light-emitting diodes arranged in a two-dimensional matrix shape on the support
substrate, the light-emitting diode array having a light distribution center having a highest brightness in the light-emitting
diode array,

wherein the multiple light-emitting diodes are divided into a plurality of control units, drive currents of which can be individually
controlled,

wherein the plurality of control units include a plurality of composite control units in each of which a plurality of light-emitting
diodes are connected in series, and the plurality of composite control units include a first composite control unit and a
second composite control unit disposed nearer to the light distribution center than the first composite control unit,

wherein among the plurality of light-emitting diodes in each of the composite control units, a light-emitting diode which
is positioned farther from the light distribution center has a larger light-emitting area than that of a light-emitting diode
which is positioned nearer to the light distribution center,

wherein the first composite control unit includes an outer first light emitting diode and an inner first light emitting diode,
and the second composite control unit includes an outer second light emitting diode and an inner second light emitting diode,

wherein the outer first light emitting diode, the inner first light emitting diode, the outer second light emitting diode
and the inner second light emitting diode are aligned along a same direction, and

wherein the inner first light emitting diode has a smaller area than that of the outer second light emitting diode.

US Pat. No. 9,738,214

HEADLIGHT CONTROLLER AND VEHICLE HEADLIGHT SYSTEM

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle headlight system including an adaptive driving beam (ADB) and an adaptive front lighting system (AFS), comprising:
a right and left optical unit each including at least one of a first light-emitting device having a first light-emitting surface
for a low beam and a second light-emitting device having a second light-emitting surface, and an LED drive circuit emitting
at least one of the first light-emitting device and the second light-emitting device, wherein the first light-emitting device
includes at least one white LED aligning in a substantially horizontal direction with reference to the road, on which the
subject vehicle drives, and thereby projects light emitted from the first light-emitting device under a substantially horizontal
line so as to extend in the substantially horizontal direction, and the second light-emitting device includes a plurality
of white LEDs arranged in a matrix array shape in the substantially horizontal direction with reference to the road, and thereby
projects light emitted from the second light-emitting device in an upward direction of the substantially horizontal line while
overlapping the light projected by the first light-emitting device near the substantially horizontal line, wherein each of
at least continuous five projecting regions in the substantially horizontal direction is independently projected by the LED
drive circuit:

a camera having an optical axis being located adjacent a subject vehicle having the right and left headlight, configured to
photograph at least one vehicle located in a forward direction of the subject vehicle, and the camera being configured to
output the at least one vehicle photographed by the camera as image data;

a vehicle detector detecting the at least one vehicle in accordance with the image data output from the camera, detecting
locating data of the at least one vehicle with respect to the optical axis of the camera, and being configured to output said
vehicle locating data as vehicle data;

a light-increasing area detector configured to detect a travelling direction of the subject vehicle by using a rudder angle
signal output from the subject vehicle, configured to determine a light-emitting area in response to the travelling direction
of the subject vehicle, configured to set up a light-increasing area in the light-emitting area in accordance with the travelling
direction of the subject vehicle, and configured to output said setup light-emitting area including the light-increasing area
as light-increasing area data;

a light-emitting area controller configured to detect whether the at least one vehicle exists or not in the travelling direction
of the subject vehicle in accordance with the vehicle data output from the vehicle detector, configured to set up the light-emitting
area from the light-increasing data output from the light-increasing area detector, configured to set up the light-increasing
area from the light-increasing data when the vehicle does not exist, and configured to output at least said light-increasing
area and said light-emitting area as light-emitting area data;

a light distribution controller configured to receive the light-emitting area data output from the light-emitting area controller,
and configured to output a light-emitting control signal to the right and left optical unit of the subject vehicle in accordance
with the light-emitting area data output from the light-emitting area controller; and

wherein an amount of light on the light-increasing area emitted from the right and left headlight of the subject vehicle is
configured to become larger than another amount of light emitted on the light-emitting area, where is located other than the
light-increasing area and a non-light-emitting area, when the light-increasing area detector judges that a road, on which
the subject vehicle drives, is a rightward/leftward curved road.

US Pat. No. 9,773,942

QUANTUM DOT HAVING CORE-SHELL STRUCTURE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

9. A quantum dot having a core-shell structure, comprising:
a core formed of ZnOzS1-z of a wurtzite crystal structure of a hexagonal crystal system; and

five shells covering the core, and formed of AlxGayIn1-x-yN of a wurtzite crystal structure of a hexagonal crystal system, the five shells forming a plurality of light emitting band
offset structures of type I;

wherein an inner shell of said five shells directly contacts a crystal of said core,
wherein lattice constants along a-axis of the core and the shells are matched,
wherein at least one of x, y, and z is not zero and is not one, and
wherein differences between the lattice constant of the core and the lattice constant of the shells are not greater than 1%.

US Pat. No. 9,732,928

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting unit comprising:
a housing having an opening;
an outer lens that covers the opening of the housing to define a lighting chamber together with the housing;
a light emitting element serving as a light source; and
a light guiding lens having a front surface and a rear surface in part of which a first cut is formed and including a horizontal
portion and an aesthetic portion, the lighting chamber containing the light emitting element and the light guiding lens, the
horizontal portion including a light incident surface which faces the light emitting element and on which light emitted from
the light emitting element is incident, the light guiding lens being configured to guide the light having entered through
the light incident surface while totally reflecting the light to cause the light to exit the light guiding lens by the first
cut,

wherein
the light guiding lens is formed from a transparent resin in a bar shape,
the horizontal portion is configured to extend from the light incident surface, which is located rearward away from the outer
lens, toward the outer lens,

the aesthetic portion has a curved portion which is located near the outer lens and connected to the horizontal portion, and
a second cut is formed in the front surface of the curved portion of the aesthetic portion at a portion where no cut is formed
in the rear surface thereof and the first cut is formed in the rear surface of the aesthetic portion except for the curved
portion.

US Pat. No. 9,733,521

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A liquid crystal display apparatus comprising:
a first substrate and a second substrate disposed facing each other;
a first electrode provided on the first substrate;
a second electrode provided on the second substrate; and
a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate;
wherein the first electrode comprises a plurality of first openings in a region where the first electrode and the second electrode
overlap each other;

wherein the second electrode comprises a plurality of second openings in the region where the first electrode and the second
electrode overlap each other;

wherein the plurality of first openings are disposed forming a plurality of first columns so that respective longitudinal
directions of the plurality of first openings align with a first direction, wherein each of the plurality of first openings
comprises two short-side edges that obliquely cross the first direction at an angle other than orthogonal;

wherein the plurality of second openings are disposed forming a plurality of second columns so that respective longitudinal
directions of the plurality of second openings align with the first direction, wherein each of the plurality of second openings
comprises two short-side edges that obliquely cross the first direction at an angle other than orthogonal;

wherein the plurality of first openings and the plurality of second openings are alternately disposed column by column along
a second direction that crosses the first direction;

wherein a direction in which each of the two short-side edges of each of the plurality of first openings extends is the same
as a direction in which each of the two short-side edges of each of the plurality of second openings extends; and

wherein each short-side edge of each of the plurality of first and second openings extends in a straight line between corresponding
long-side edges.

US Pat. No. 9,711,255

ULTRAVIOLET-EMITTING MATERIAL AND ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT SOURCE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An ultraviolet-emitting material with a quantum well structure comprising:
a well layer and a barrier layer that are formed of a Be1?x?y?zMgyZnxCazO (0.5?y?1, 0?x+z?0.5) single crystal with a rock-salt structure.

US Pat. No. 9,623,792

VEHICLE HEADLIGHT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle headlight installed in a vehicle, comprising:
a plurality of lamp modules each configured to project light in front of the vehicle; and
a control unit configured to control the plurality of lamp modules to be turned on and off so that a lighting pattern constituted
by the lamp module or lamp modules being turned on is varied, wherein at least one lamp module out of the plurality of lamp
modules is configured to form a predetermined light distribution for ensuring a driver's visibility when being turned on,
wherein

the plurality of lamp modules comprise at least a plurality of spot-light lamp modules and a plurality of cutoff line forming
lamp modules,

the plurality of spot-light lamp modules comprise at least a first spot-light lamp module and a second spot-light lamp module,
each module being configured to form a spot-light type light distribution narrower than a light distribution formed by the
cut-off line forming lamp module,

the plurality of cutoff line forming lamp modules comprise at least a first cutoff line forming lamp module and a second cutoff
line forming lamp module, each module being configured to form any one of a light distribution having a horizontal cutoff
line and a light distribution pattern having an inclined cutoff line

at least the first spot-light lamp module and the first cutoff line forming lamp module constitute a first group, at least
the second spot-light lamp module and the second cutoff line forming lamp module constitute a second group, and the first
group and the second group are arranged adjacent to each other,

the control unit is configured for turning on and off the plurality of lamp modules,
the control unit is configured to control as a lighting pattern to turn on all the lamp modules contained in the first group
first, and then to turn off, or reduce a light intensity of, either the first cutoff line forming lamp module or the first
spot-light lamp module in the first group which is positioned opposite to a side closer to the second group, and in synchronization
therewith turn on either the second cutoff line forming lamp module or the second spot-light lamp module in the second group
which is positioned on a side closer to the first group.

US Pat. No. 9,947,833

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT AND SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting element comprising:a substrate;
a semiconductor structure layer including a first semiconductor layer having a first conductivity type, a light-emitting layer, and a second semiconductor layer having a second conductivity type opposite to the first conductivity type, the first semiconductor layer, the light-emitting layer, and the second semiconductor layer being laminated in sequence on the substrate;
a first electrode including (i) a first electrode layer formed between the substrate and the first semiconductor layer, and (ii) a first contact electrode connected to the first electrode layer at a position displaced from a center of the first electrode layer in an intra-layer direction of the first electrode layer; and
a second electrode including (i) a second electrode layer formed between the substrate and the first electrode layer with an insulating film interposed between the second electrode layer and the first electrode layer, and (ii) a plurality of via-electrodes each extending through the first electrode layer, the first semiconductor layer, and the light-emitting layer, the plurality of via-electrodes connecting the second electrode layer and the second semiconductor layer,
wherein the second electrode layer extends along a direction from the center of the first electrode layer towards the first contact electrode and extends beyond the first contact electrode such that a portion of the second electrode layer is exposed from the semiconductor structure layer on the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,791,123

VEHICLE SIGNAL LAMP

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle signal lamp comprising:
a boundary;
a first lamp unit including a first casing having a first opening, a first outer lens having a first inner portion, and a
first lamp room, the first outer lens attached to the first casing and covering the first opening of the first casing, and
thereby the first lamp room formed between the first casing and the first outer lens, and the first inner portion of the first
outer lens extending in a direction toward the first casing from the first outer lens along the boundary;

at least one first light source having a first light-emitting direction located in the first lamp room, and the first light-emitting
direction of the first light source being directed toward the first outer lens of the first lamp unit;

a second lamp unit including a second casing having a second opening, a second outer lens having a second inner portion, and
a second lamp room, the second outer lens attached to the second casing and covering the second opening of the second casing,
and thereby the second lamp room formed between the second casing and the second outer lens, and the second inner portion
of the second outer lens extending in a direction toward the second casing from the second outer lens along the boundary,
and therefore facing the first inner portion of the first outer lens via the boundary, which is located between the first
lamp unit and the second lamp unit, the second inner portion of the second outer lens including a second inner end surface,
a second outer surface and a second inner surface located in an opposite direction of the second outer surface, and substantially
facing the boundary, the second inner surface of the second inner portion including a plurality of concavo-convex surfaces,
which extends in a substantially horizontal direction of the vehicle signal lamp;

a boundary light source having a boundary light-emitting direction facing the second inner end surface of the second outer
lens, and the boundary light-emitting direction of the boundary light source being directed toward the second inner end surface
of the second outer lens; and

at least one second light source having a second light-emitting direction located in the second lamp room, and the second
light-emitting direction of the second light source being directed toward the second outer lens of the second lamp unit.

US Pat. No. 9,735,544

SURFACE EMITTING LASER ELEMENT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A surface emitting laser element comprising:
a first multi-layer reflector formed on a substrate;
a semiconductor structure layer formed on the first multi-layer reflector, the semiconductor structure layer including a semiconductor
layer of a first conductivity type, an active layer including a quantum well layer, and a semiconductor layer of a second
conductivity type opposite to the first conductivity type;

an insulating current confinement layer formed on the semiconductor layer of the second conductivity type, the current confinement
layer including a first through-hole;

a transparent electrode covering the first through-hole and being in contact with the semiconductor layer of the second conductivity
type;

a second multi-layer reflector formed on the transparent electrode;
a heat conducting layer formed on the second multi-layer reflector, the heat conducting layer including a second through-hole
disposed coaxially with the first through-hole of the current confinement layer and having a minimum opening diameter smaller
than an opening diameter of the first through-hole; and

an emission color converting portion formed above the second through-hole of the heat conducting layer, the emission color
converting portion including phosphor.

US Pat. No. 9,751,455

HEADLIGHT CONTROLLER AND VEHICLE HEADLIGHT SYSTEM

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A headlight controller including an adaptive driving system (ADB) for controlling right and left headlights each having
an optical axis be capable of projecting a plurality of light-emitting patterns in a plurality of light-emitting areas, wherein
the plurality of light-emitting patterns align in a horizontal direction of a road, each of the light-emitting patterns is
independently drown, each of the adjacent light-emitting patterns overlaps with respect to each other without a space between
the adjacent light-emitting patterns, and each of edge portions of the plurality of light-emitting areas is a respective one
of non-overlapping regions of the adjacent light-emitting patterns and each of middle portions of the plurality of light-emitting
areas is a respective one of overlapping regions of the adjacent light-emitting patterns, comprising:
a camera having an optical axis (CA) being located adjacent a subject vehicle, which incorporates the right and left headlight
into a right and left front of the subject vehicle, configured to photograph at least one vehicle located in a forward direction
of the subject vehicle, and the camera being configured to output the at least one vehicle photographed by the camera as image
data;

a vehicle detector configured to detect the at least one vehicle in accordance with the image data output from the camera,
configured to generate locating data of the at least one vehicle with respect to the optical axis of the camera, and being
configured to output the locating data vehicle as vehicle data;

a light-emitting area controller configured to detect whether the at least one vehicle exists or not in the travelling direction
of the subject vehicle in accordance with the vehicle data output from the vehicle detector, configured to determine light
pattern data including a light-emitting area and a non-light-emitting area when the vehicle exists, and configured to output
said light pattern data as light-emitting area data;

a light distribution controller configured to receive the light-emitting area data output from the light-emitting area controller,
and configured to output a light-emitting control signal to the right and left headlight of the object vehicle in accordance
with the light-emitting area data output from the light-emitting area controller; and wherein at least one light-emitting
area where the at least one vehicle is located in the plurality of light-emitting areas is darker than another light-emitting
area where the at least one vehicle is not located in the plurality of light-emitting areas.

US Pat. No. 9,701,240

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT HAVING LIGHT GUIDING LENS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A lighting unit configured to be mounted on a vehicle having a body defining a front-to-rear direction, the unit comprising:
a light source having an optical axis extending forward along the front-to-rear direction;
a light-guiding lens disposed in front of the light source;
a transparent plate disposed in front of the light-guiding lens, the transparent plate being inclined so as to be closer to
the light-guiding lens toward one side of a first direction orthogonal to the front-to-rear direction; and

light-shielding members disposed on the transparent plate at respective sides of a portion in the first orthogonal direction
in front of a front surface of the light-guiding lens when viewed from its front side, wherein

the light-guiding lens includes:
a light incident portion facing the light source, the light incident portion receiving light emitted from the light source
and redirecting such light to be substantially parallel to the front-to-rear direction;

a first reflecting surface provided forward of a first half of the light incident portion on a first side of the first orthogonal
direction, so that the first reflecting surface internally reflects the light incident on the first half of the light incident
portion to the first side of the first orthogonal direction;

a second reflecting surface provided forward of a second half of the light incident portion on a second side of the first
orthogonal direction, so that the second reflecting surface internally reflects the light incident on the second half of the
light incident portion in a second orthogonal direction orthogonal to both the first orthogonal direction and the front-to-rear
direction;

a third reflecting surface provided in the second orthogonal direction with respect to the second reflecting surface, so that
the third reflecting surface reflects the light internally reflected by the second reflecting surface to the first side of
the first orthogonal direction

a fourth reflecting surface provided in the first side of the first orthogonal direction with respect to the first reflecting
surface and the third reflecting surface, so that the fourth reflecting surface internally reflect the light internally reflected
by the first reflecting surface and the third reflecting surface forward; and

a light exiting surface provided on the first side of the first orthogonal direction on the front surface of the light-guiding
lens and in front of the fourth reflecting surface, so that the light exiting surface projects the light internally reflected
by the fourth reflecting surface forward.

US Pat. No. 9,634,200

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A semiconductor light emitting device, comprising:
a supporting substrate that has light reflecting characteristics;
a wavelength conversion layer that is disposed on the supporting substrate, and contains semiconductor nanoparticles developing
a quantum size effect;

an optical semiconductor laminate that is disposed on the wavelength conversion layer and has light emitting characteristics;
and

a photonic crystal layer that is disposed directly on the optical semiconductor laminate, and that has first portions having
a first refractive index and second portions having a second refractive index different from the first refractive index, the
first portions and the second portions being arranged in a two-dimensional cyclic pattern.

US Pat. No. 9,541,249

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting unit comprising:
a reflector having, as a front surface thereof, a concave reflecting surface formed on the basis of a revolved parabolic surface
with respect to an optical axis extending in a front-to-rear direction of a vehicle body and serving as a rotational symmetric
axis, the reflecting surface configured to have a focal point disposed on or near the optical axis;

a reflecting plate disposed to be aligned along the optical axis in front of the reflecting surface and having a front edge
and a rear edge so as to divide a space in front of the reflecting surface into two upper and lower regions including a first
region as the upper region and a second region as the lower region, one of the front edge and the rear edge being disposed
at or near the focal point;

a first light emitting element disposed in the first region of the two regions and in front of the focal point, the first
light emitting element being directed to the focal point; and

a first condenser lens disposed between the first light emitting element and the focal point, the first condenser lens configured
to collect light emitted from the first light emitting element to a position at or near the focal point, wherein

a range within which the reflecting surface is formed is from the first region to the second region with respect to the optical
axis when viewed from its front side,

a part of the light collected by the first condenser lens is reflected by the reflecting plate near the front edge or the
rear edge, and is directed to a first portion of the reflecting surface in the first region so as to be reflected forward
by the first portion of the reflecting surface in the first region, and

another part of the light collected by the first condenser lens passes before the front edge or behind the rear edge and travels
to a second portion of the reflecting surface in the second region to be reflected forward by the second portion of the reflecting
surface in the second region,

the first light emitting element and the first condenser lens are disposed to be displaced from the optical axis of the reflecting
surface, and

the light from the vehicle lighting unit forms a light distribution on a virtual screen assumed to be in front of the vehicle
lighting unit, the light distribution includes a bright-dark boundary line, and the bright-dark boundary line has a shape
obtained by vertically and horizontally reversing a shape of the rear edge or the front edge of the reflecting plate when
the reflecting plate is observed from the rear side.

US Pat. No. 10,088,622

LIGHT GUIDING LENS AND LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A light guiding lens configured to project light in a light-irradiating direction, the light guiding lens comprising:an incident portion configured to receive light emitted from a light source so that the light can enter the light guiding lens; and
a light guiding portion having a rear end portion and a front surface portion, the light guiding portion being configured to guide the light entering through the incident portion to cause the light to exit through the front surface portion, the light guiding lens being extended from the rear end portion to the front surface portion in the light-irradiation direction and also in a second direction crossing the light-irradiation direction, wherein
the incident portion is provided at the rear end portion of the light guiding portion to be erected therefrom,
the incident portion includes an incident surface that is disposed at one longitudinal end portion of the incident portion on one end side and configured to receive light from the light source to cause the light to enter the incident portion and to be in parallel to a direction in which the incident portion is erected,
the light guiding portion includes a longitudinal end portion projected more than the one longitudinal end portion of the incident portion in the second direction and having a side end surface with the light guiding portion being gradually widened from the rear end portion to the front surface portion including the longitudinal end portion,
the light guiding portion further includes a reflection surface at the rear end portion to be opposite to the incident surface, the reflection surface being configured to internally reflect light entering through the incident surface and guided through the incident portion to the side end surface of the longitudinal end portion,
the side end surface includes a plurality of lens cuts formed therein, so that the lens cuts internally reflect the light having been internally reflected by the reflection surface to the front surface portion,
the side end surface is formed to have a front side end surface projected sharply in the second direction more than the remaining side end surface, and
the front surface portion of the light guiding portion includes a side end front surface positioned in front of the front side end surface of the side end surface, and the side end front surface includes a plurality of second lens cuts configured to forwardly refract the light having been internally reflected by the reflection surface.

US Pat. No. 9,978,922

HEAT SINK USING GRAPHITE AND LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A heat sink comprising:a base made of metal, the base having a surface coated with a film having a higher heat dissipation property than that of the metal constituting the base;
a fin fixed to the base, the fin including a graphite sheet; and
a structure configured to conduct heat of the base to the fin, the structure being provided in a region where the fin is fixed to the surface of the base, wherein
the structure configured to conduct heat is configured such that the film has a surface with irregularities and a filling layer is disposed on the surface of the film at the region where the fin is fixed, so that the irregularities of the film is filled with the filling layer, and
the filling layer is constituted by a material having a higher heat conductivity than air.

US Pat. No. 9,976,719

DIFFUSION LIGHT DISTRIBUTION OPTICAL SYSTEM AND VEHICLE LIGHTING APPARATUS

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A diffusion light distribution optical system that comprises a lens body that diffusively distributes light emitted from a light source toward a vehicle travel direction and that is configured such that a plurality of the lens bodies are arranged to be aligned in a vehicle width direction, wherein:the lens body has a first lens unit that includes a first incidence surface, a reflection surface, and a first emission surface and a second lens unit that includes a second incidence surface and a second emission surface, the lens body being configured such that light from the light source is incident on the first incidence surface to enter an inside of the first lens unit, part of the light is reflected by the reflection surface, then the light is emitted to an outside of the first lens unit from the first emission surface, the light is further incident on the second incidence surface to enter an inside of the second lens unit, the light is emitted to an outside of the second lens unit from the second emission surface, and thereby, the light emitted frontward of the lens body forms a predetermined light distribution pattern which has an upper end edge including a cutoff line defined by a front end part of the reflection surface;
the first emission surface is configured as a lens surface having a semicircular column shape having a cylindrical axis that extends in a vertical direction such that the light emitted from the first emission surface is focused in a horizontal direction;
the second emission surface is configured as a lens surface having a semicircular column shape having a cylindrical axis that extends in a horizontal direction such that the light emitted from the second emission surface is focused in a vertical direction;
the second emission surfaces of the plurality of lens bodies form a continuous emission surface having a semicircular column shape and extending in a line in the vehicle width direction in a state where the second emission surfaces are adjacent to each other; and
one or more lens bodies of the plurality of lens bodies are arranged in a state where an optical axis of the first lens unit is slanted with respect to the vehicle travel direction.

US Pat. No. 9,976,720

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting unit comprising:a laser light source configured to emit laser light;
a wavelength converting member configured to receive the laser light emitted from the laser light source and wavelength-convert at least part of the laser light to light with different wavelengths; and
a lens member configured to include
a light incident surface on which light from the wavelength converting member or the laser light is incident,
a first reflecting surface configured to reflect the light from the light incident surface by total internal reflection,
a light exiting surface through which the light totally reflected by the first reflecting surface can exit, and
a total-reflection prevention structure at the first reflecting surface, the total-reflection prevention structure having a prism shape configured to prevent the laser light entering the lens member from being totally reflected by the first reflecting surface wherein:
the lens member further includes a second reflecting surface;
the light exiting surface is configured to be a convex lens surface having a rear-side focal point;
the second reflecting surface is configured to extend from the rear-side focal point of the light exiting surface or a vicinity thereof rearward and have a front end edge; and
the light incident surface, the first reflecting surface, the second reflecting surface, and the light exiting surface constitute an optical system configured to form a low beam light distribution pattern including a cut-off line at its upper edge, by causing the light emitted from the wavelength converting member and entering the lens member through the light incident surface to be totally reflected by the first reflecting surface, to be partially shielded by the second reflecting surface and partially totally reflected by the second reflecting surface to be directed to and exit through the light exiting surface forward, the cut-off line of the low beam light distribution pattern being defined by the front end edge of the second reflecting surface.

US Pat. No. 9,869,443

VEHICLE LIGHTING FIXTURE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting fixture configured to form a predetermined light distribution pattern, the vehicle lighting fixture
comprising:
a plurality of light sources;
a plurality of optical deflectors provided to correspond to the plurality of light sources, the optical deflector configured
to include a mirror part that can scan with light from a corresponding one of the light sources;

a screen member configured to form a luminance distribution assigned to each of the optical deflectors with the scanning light
by the mirror part of the optical deflector;

an optical system configured to project the luminance distributions formed on the screen member to thereby form the predetermined
light distribution pattern;

a changing unit configured to change the luminance distribution assigned to each of the optical deflectors; and
a control unit configured to control the plurality of light sources and the plurality of optical deflectors so that the plurality
of optical deflectors each can form the respective luminance distributions assigned to the respective optical deflectors on
the screen member,

wherein
the changing unit is configured to change the respective luminance distributions assigned to the respective optical deflectors
at a prescribed timing, and

the changing unit is configured to change the luminance distributions assigned to the respective optical deflectors to luminance
distributions with different sizes from each other among the optical deflectors and that are luminance distributions different
in size from those previously assigned to the respective optical deflectors before the predetermined timing.

US Pat. No. 9,772,084

HEADLIGHT HAVING A DIVISION SCAN OPTICAL SYSTEM

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A headlight comprising:
a light source;
an optical deflector which has a reflection unit which reflects light from the light source and an actuator unit driven by
first and second driving voltages and reciprocating and rotationally moving the reflection unit around orthogonal first and
second rotation axes, the optical deflector emitting reflection light while reciprocating and rotationally moving the reflection
light from the reflection unit within first and second rotation angle ranges by rotational movement of the reflection unit
around the first and second rotation axes; and

an optical system which emits the reflection light emitted from the optical deflector within the first and second rotation
angle ranges as scan light which scans an irradiation region in a horizontal direction and a vertical direction, wherein

the optical system has a dividing unit which divides the reflection light within the first rotation angle range into reflection
light of a first angle portion from one end angle to an intermediate angle of the first rotation angle range and reflection
light of a second angle portion from the intermediate angle to the other end angle of the first rotation angle range;

a right-side scan light generation unit which advances the reflection light which is the closer to the one end angle in the
reflection light of the first angle portion on a left side in the horizontal direction and emits the light as scan light which
scans a right-side region portion of the irradiation region in the horizontal direction; and

a left-side scan light generation unit which advances the reflection light which is the closer to the other end angle in the
reflection light of the second angle portion on a right side in the horizontal direction and emits the light as the scan light
which scans a left-side region portion of the irradiation region in the horizontal direction.

US Pat. No. 9,696,541

TWO-DIMENSIONAL OPTICAL DEFLECTOR INCLUDING TWO SOI STRUCTURES AND ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A two-dimensional optical deflector comprising:
a first SOI structure consisting of a first monocrystalline silicon support layer, a first monocrystalline silicon active
layer and a first intermediate silicon dioxide layer sandwiched by said first monocrystalline silicon support layer and said
first monocrystalline silicon active layer;

a second SOI structure consisting of a second monocrystalline silicon support layer, a second monocrystalline silicon active
layer and a second intermediate silicon dioxide layer sandwiched by said second monocrystalline silicon support layer and
said second monocrystalline silicon active layer, a height of said first monocrystalline silicon active layer being smaller
than a height of said second monocrystalline silicon active layer;

a mirror;
an inner frame surrounding said mirror;
an inner piezoelectric actuator coupled between said mirror and said inner frame and adapted to rock said mirror around a
first axis;

an outer frame surrounding said inner frame; and
an outer piezoelectric actuator coupled between said inner frame and said outer frame and adapted to rock said mirror around
a second axis,

wherein said mirror includes said second monocrystalline silicon active layer without said first monocrystalline silicon active
layer,

wherein said inner frame, said inner piezoelectric actuator and said outer frame include said first monocrystalline silicon
active layer and said second monocrystalline silicon active layer, and

wherein said outer piezoelectric actuator includes said first monocrystalline silicon active layer without said second monocrystalline
silicon active layer.

US Pat. No. 10,383,214

ELECTRONIC DEVICE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME, AND CIRCUIT SUBSTRATE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A method of producing an electronic device including a substrate, a region provided on the substrate and configured to mount an electronic component therein, a first circuit pattern placed within the region and electrically connected to the electronic component, a second circuit pattern connected to the first circuit pattern and configured to supply current to the first circuit pattern from outside of the region, and the electronic component mounted within the region and connected to the first circuit pattern, wherein at least a part of the first circuit pattern comprises a layer obtained by sintering conductive nanosized particles with a particle diameter of less than 1 ?m, and the second circuit pattern is thicker than the first circuit pattern, the method comprising:step 1: forming a film by applying:
a solution wherein the conductive nanosized particles with a particle diameter of less than 1 ?m and an insulating material are dispersed, or
a solution wherein the conductive nanosized particles coated with a layer of the insulating material are dispersed,
to a surface of the substrate in a desired pattern,
step 2: forming the first circuit pattern of a layer of the conductive nanosized particles in a predetermined pattern by irradiating the film with light in the predetermined pattern and sintering the conductive nanosized particles by the light,
step 3: connecting electrodes of the electronic component with the layer of the conductive nanosized particles, after the electronic component is mounted on the film, and
step 4: forming the second circuit pattern on the surface of the substrate, continuously from the first circuit pattern,
wherein the second circuit pattern is formed with a film that is thicker than the first circuit pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,114,214

VEHICLE HEADLIGHT ILLUMINATION APPARATUS HAVING SCANNING LASER SOURCE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An illumination apparatus comprising:a laser light source;
an optical deflector including,
a mirror having first and second central axes perpendicular to one another, the mirror receiving a laser beam emitted by the light source and projecting a reflected laser beam,
an inner frame supporting the mirror, and configured to rotate the mirror about the first central axis of the mirror, and
an outer frame surrounding the inner frame, and being configured to rotate the inner frame and the mirror about the second central axis, wherein the optical deflector configured to produce an illumination pattern by scanning the reflected laser beam across an output area; and
a control system including,
a light source driver configured to power the laser light source,
a mirror driver being configured to rotate the mirror about the first central axis with a first alternating-current (AC) voltage having a first frequency and a reverse phase of the first frequency, and to rotate the mirror about the second central axis with a second AC voltage having a second frequency and a reverse phase of the second frequency, and
a controller configured to control the light source driver and the mirror driver;
wherein when scanning the reflected laser beam in a rotating direction of the first central axis, the first frequency is higher than the second frequency, and a wave shape of half cycle of the second AC voltage is a non-symmetric wave shape, and wherein the second frequency is higher than 50 hertz.

US Pat. No. 9,935,428

SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A semiconductor light-emitting element comprising:a distributed Bragg reflector grown by depositing an InAlN layer and a GaN layer a plurality of times in that order on a semipolar plane of a semiconductor substrate; and
a semiconductor structure layer formed on the distributed Bragg reflector and including an active layer, wherein
the InAlN layer has a plurality of projections on an interface with the GaN layer, and
the InAlN layer has a low In region that is formed at a top of each of the plurality of projections and is lower in In composition than a remaining region.

US Pat. No. 9,863,602

LED LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. An LED light source device comprising:
an LED including an LED element as a light emission source; and
a light reflecting body configured to include a light reflecting surface configured to reflect light emitted from the LED
in a predetermined direction, wherein

the light reflecting surface is configured to include at least a first light reflecting surface composed of a first hyperbolic
cylindrical surface,

the first hyperbolic cylindrical surface is configured to have an inner focal line inside the light reflecting body and be
obtained by moving part of a hyperbolic line in a perpendicular direction to a plane including the hyperbolic line, the hyperbolic
line having an outer focal point at or near a position at which the LED element is located,

the first light reflecting surface is configured to further include a second hyperbolic cylindrical surface, and
the second hyperbolic cylindrical surface is configured to have an inner focal line located at the inner focal line of the
first hyperbolic cylindrical surface and be obtained by moving part of a hyperbolic line in a perpendicular direction to a
plane including the hyperbolic line, the hyperbolic line having an outer focal point at a position different from the outer
focal point of the hyperbolic line of the first hyperbolic cylindrical surface.

US Pat. No. 9,862,306

VEHICLE DECORATIVE LIGHTING DEVICE AND VEHICLE LAMP

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle decorative lighting device, comprising:
a light guide lens having a front surface, a rear surface, a first reflective surface, a second reflective surface, a reference
plane and a longitudinal axis plane including a first linear portion, a second linear portion and a curved portion, the curved
portion of the light guide lens curving along the longitudinal axis plane of the light guide lens,

the first linear portion of the light guide lens having a first end surface linearly extending along the longitudinal axis
plane of the light guide lens, and continuously connecting to the curved portion at a location opposite the first end surface,
the second linear portion of the light guide lens having a second end surface linearly extending along the longitudinal axis
plane of the light guide lens and continuously connecting to the curved portion at a location opposite the second end surface,

the reference plane having a first front end line and a second front end line connecting between the first front end line
and the second front end line in a planar shape, located in a substantially parallel direction with the rear surface and intersecting
with the longitudinal axis plane at a substantially right angle,

the front surface having a first light-emitting surface, a second light-emitting surface, a third light-emitting surface,
a fourth light-emitting surface, a first valley line, a second valley line and a third valley line located between the first
front end line and the second front line of the reference plane, the first light-emitting surface extending between the first
front end line and the first valley line in a wide direction of the light guide lens, extending along the reference plane
in a longitudinal direction of the light guide lens, and formed in a convex shape between the first front end line and first
valley line in an opposite direction of the reference plane, the second light-emitting surface extending between the first
valley line and the second valley line in the wide direction of the light guide lens, extending along the reference plane
in the longitudinal direction of the light guide lens, and formed in a convex shape between the first valley line and the
second valley line in the opposite direction of the reference plane, the third light-emitting surface extending between the
second valley line and the third valley line in the wide direction of the light guide lens, extending along the reference
plane in the longitudinal direction of the light guide lens, and formed in a convex shape between the second valley line and
the thirst valley line in the opposite direction of the reference plane, the fourth light-emitting surface extending between
the third valley line and the second front end line in the wide direction of the light guide lens, extending along the reference
plane in the longitudinal direction of the light guide lens, and formed in a convex shape between the third valley line and
the second front end line in the opposite direction of the reference plane,

the rear surface having a first rear end line and a second rear end line formed in a substantially planar shape including
a plurality of prism surfaces, each of the prism surfaces arranged in the longitudinal direction of the light guide lens and
extending in the wide direction of the light guide lens between the first rear end line and the second rear end line,

the first reflective surface formed between the first rear end line of the rear surface and the first front end line of the
reference plane, extending in the longitudinal direction of the light guide lens, and formed in a concave shape toward the
reference plane,

the second reflective surface formed between the second rear end line of the rear surface and the second front end line of
the reference plane, extending in the longitudinal direction of the light guide lens, and formed in a concave shape toward
the reference plane,

the longitudinal axis plane intersecting with the rear surface at a substantially right angle, and also substantially intersecting
with the second valley line,

at least one of the first end surface of the first linear portion and the second end surface of the second linear portion
of the light guide lens exposed from the light guide lens, and located in a substantially parallel with both the reference
plane and the longitudinal axis plane; and

a light source having a light-emitting surface and an optical axis, the light-emitting surface of the light source facing
the at least one of the first end surface of the first linear portion and the second end surface of the second linear portion
of the light guide lens, which is exposed from the light guide lens, wherein the optical axis of the light source intersects
with the longitudinal axis plane.

US Pat. No. 9,849,827

VEHICLE HEADLIGHT SYSTEM

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle headlight system, comprising:
a lamp unit including a high beam module, and configured to be attached to a right and left front of a subject vehicle, and
the high beam module of the lamp unit including

a projector lens having an optical axis, an incident surface and a first focus located on substantially the optical axis of
the projector lens,

a light source configured to emit light, and located on substantially the optical axis (AX) of the projector lens, wherein
the first focus of the projector lens is located between the light source and the incident surface of the projector lens,

a first reflector configured to reflect the light emitted from the light source toward the first focus of the projector lens,
a movable shade extending from substantially the first focus of the projector lens in a direction of the first reflector at
a substantially right angle with respect to the optical axis of the projector lens, and including a first shading plate, a
second shading plate and a shading width located the first shading plate and the second shading plate, and configured to vary
the shading width,

a first supporter connecting the projector lens, the light source, the first reflector and the movable shade, and
a rotary shaft included in the first supporter, and an extension of the rotary shaft intersecting with the optical axis of
the projector lens at a substantially right angle;

a camera having an optical axis being located adjacent the subject vehicle, configured to photograph at least one pedestrian
and at least one forward vehicle located in a frontward direction of the subject vehicle, and the camera being configured
to output the at least one pedestrian and the at least one forward vehicle photographed by the camera as image data;

an image processing circuit configured to detect the at least one pedestrian and the at least one forward vehicle in accordance
with the image data output from the camera, configured to generate human locating data of the at least one pedestrian and
vehicle locating data of the at least one forward vehicle with respect to the optical axis of the camera, and being configured
to output the human locating data and the vehicle locating data vehicle as human data and vehicle data, respectively;

a system controller including a pedestrian detector, a forward vehicle detector, a swivel setter, a shading width setter and
a light-emitting controller,

the pedestrian detector configured to input the human data output from the image processing circuit, and configured to determine
whether the at least one pedestrian exists or not in accordance with the human data,

the forward vehicle detector configured to input the vehicle data output from the image processing circuit, and configured
to determine whether the at least one forward vehicle exists or not in accordance with the vehicle data,

the swivel setter configured to configured to input the human data output from the image processing circuit, and configured
to determine a turning angle of the rotary shaft of the high beam module as swivel data in accordance with the human data,
and configured to output the swivel data,

the shading width setter configured to configured to input the human data output from the image processing circuit, and configured
to determine the shading width of the movable shade as shading data in accordance with the human data, and configured to output
the shading data, and

the light-emitting controller configured to input a rudder signal, a speed signal and a switching signal output from the subject
vehicle, configured to generate a light-emitting driving signal in accordance with the rudder, the speed signal and the switching
signal, and configured to output a light-emitting driving signal to the lamp unit;

a swivel structure configured to input the swivel data output from the swivel setter of the system controller, and configured
to rotate the rotary shaft of the high beam module of the lamp unit in accordance with the swivel data; and

a shading driver configured to input the shading data output from the shading width setter, and configured to set up the shading
width of the movable shade of the high beam module of the lamp unit.

US Pat. No. 9,822,947

LENS MEMBER AND VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A lens member, to be disposed in front of a light source, configured to include: a front end portion and a rear end portion,
and to form a predetermined light distribution pattern including a cut-off line at an upper edge thereof by causing light
rays emitted from the light source and entering the lens member to exit through the front end portion for irradiation, the
lens member comprising:
an incident portion configured to allow the light rays from the light source to enter the lens member while dividing the entering
light rays into first light rays that travel obliquely upward and forward and second light rays that travel obliquely upward
and rearward;

a first reflecting surface configured to internally reflect the first light rays;
a second reflecting surface configured to internally reflect the second light rays;
a third reflecting surface configured to internally reflect the second light rays that have been internally reflected by the
second reflecting surface;

a fourth reflecting surface configured to internally reflect at least part of the first light rays that have been internally
reflected by the first reflecting surface and the second light rays that have been internally reflected by the third reflecting
surface; and

a light exiting surface disposed at the front end portion and configured to be a convex lens surface having a rear-side focal
point, wherein

the fourth reflecting surface is configured to be a reflecting surface having a front end edge and extending rearward from
a position at or near the rear-side focal point of the light exiting surface,

the incident portion, the first reflecting surface, the fourth reflecting surface, and the light exiting surface constitute
a first optical system configured to form a first partial light distribution pattern including a cut-off line at an upper
end edge thereof defined by the front end edge of the fourth reflecting surface, the first partial light distribution pattern
being formed by irradiating, forward through the light exiting surface, light rays not shielded by the fourth reflecting surface
and light rays internally reflected by the fourth reflecting surface out of the first light rays having entered the lens member
through the incident portion and been internally reflected by the first reflecting surface,

the incident portion, the second reflecting surface, the third reflecting surface, the fourth reflecting surface, and the
light exiting surface constitute a second optical system configured to form a second partial light distribution pattern including
a cut-off line at an upper end edge thereof defined by the front end edge of the fourth reflecting surface, the second partial
light distribution pattern being formed by irradiating, forward through the light exiting surface, light rays not shielded
by the fourth reflecting surface and light rays internally reflected by the fourth reflecting surface out of the second light
rays having entered the lens member through the incident portion and been internally reflected by the second reflecting surface
and the third reflecting surface in order,

the predetermined light distribution pattern is formed by superposing the first partial light distribution pattern and the
second partial light distribution pattern upon each other as a synthetic light distribution pattern

the second reflecting surface is configured to internally reflect the second light rays to direct the internally reflected
second light rays to the third reflecting surface,

the third reflecting surface is configured to internally reflect the second light rays having been internally reflected by
the second reflecting surface to converge the internally reflected second light rays to a position at or near the rear-side
focal point of the light exiting surface with respect to the vertical direction

the second reflecting surface is a reflecting surface in a hyperbolic shape having two focal points, being one focal point
disposed at or near a virtual focal point that is an intersection where the second light rays assumed to travel in a reverse
direction intersect with each other and the other focal point disposed below the light source, and

the third reflecting surface is a reflecting surface in an ellipsoidal shape having a first focal point disposed at or near
the rear-side focal point of the light exiting surface and a second focal point disposed at or near the other focal point
of the second reflecting surface.

US Pat. No. 9,726,809

VEHICLE LIGHTING UNIT

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lighting unit comprising:
a first LED and a second LED each having a different color;
a first light guiding lens and a second light guiding lens that are disposed in front of the first LED and the second LED,
respectively, the first light guiding lens and the second light guiding lens configured to guide light rays emitted from the
first LED and the second LED, respectively, to cause the light rays to exit through respective light exiting faces of the
first and second guiding lenses forward; and

a diffusion lens disposed in front of the first light guiding lens and the second light guiding lens, configured to diffuse
the light rays exiting from the first light guiding lens and the second light guiding lens while allowing the light rays to
pass therethrough forward,

wherein:
the light exiting faces of the first light guiding lens and the second light guiding lens are each configured to be long and
juxtaposed with each other in a direction perpendicular to a lengthwise direction thereof with the lengthwise directions coincide
with each other;

the diffusion lens has a long shape so as to cover the entire front light exiting faces of the first and second light guiding
lenses;

the first LED is configured to emit more amount of light rays than the second LED;
the vehicle lighting unit has a plurality of the second LEDs, the number of which is larger than the number of the first LEDs;
the number of the second light guiding lenses is larger than the number of the first light guiding lenses according to the
numbers of the first LEDs and the second LEDs;

the second light guiding lenses are disposed such that the light exiting faces thereof are continuously arranged in its longitudinal
direction;

if two or more first light guiding lenses are provided, the first light guiding lenses are disposed such that the light exiting
faces thereof are continuously arranged in its longitudinal direction; and

a length of the first light guiding lens is made different from a length of the second light guiding lens so that an entire
length of the light emission faces of the first light guiding lens(es) is equal to an entire length of the light emission
faces of the second light guiding lenses.

US Pat. No. 10,099,602

VEHICLE LAMP HAVING A PREDETERMINED LIGHT DISTRIBUTION PATTERN

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A vehicle lamp that forms a predetermined light distribution pattern in which a plurality of irradiation patterns each provided with a non-irradiation region is superimposed,wherein the plurality of irradiation patterns are superimposed so that the non-irradiation regions are superimposed to form a common non-irradiation region, and
sizes of the non-irradiation regions formed in the plurality of respective irradiation patterns are different from each other, wherein
the plurality of respective irradiation patterns is different from each other in size, and has higher light intensity as a size thereof decreases, and
the non-irradiation region formed in each of the plurality of irradiation patterns decreases in size as the irradiation pattern provided with the non-irradiation region decreases in size.

US Pat. No. 9,897,273

LIGHT EMITTING APPARATUS AND VEHICLE LIGHTING FIXTURE

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A light emitting apparatus comprising:
a laser light source;
a driving circuit configured to supply a drive current to the laser light source;
a power supply cable configured to supply drive power to the driving circuit;
a first connecting part; and
a second connecting part configured to be connected to the first connecting part, the first connecting part and the second
connecting part being connected to each other to form a propagation channel between the first and second connecting parts
through which laser beam from the laser light source can propagate, wherein

the power supply cable includes a pair of end parts provided in a middle thereof and connected to and separated from each
other,

the first connecting part includes one of the pair of terminals, and the second connecting part includes the other one of
the pair of terminals,

when the first connecting part and the second connecting part are connected to each other, the one terminal and the other
terminal of the power supply cable is connected to each other to constitute a supply channel configured to supply the drive
power to the driving circuit, and

when the first and second connecting parts are disconnected, the connected terminals of the power supply cable is separated
from each other to cut off the supply channel configured to supply the drive power to the driving circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,935,427

VERTICAL CAVITY LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Stanley Electric Co., Ltd...

1. A vertical cavity light-emitting element comprising:a first reflector formed on a substrate;
a semiconductor structure layer formed on the first reflector, the semiconductor structure layer including a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type, an active layer, and a second semiconductor layer of a second conductivity type opposite to the first conductivity type;
an insulating current confinement layer formed on the second semiconductor layer;
a through opening formed in the current confinement layer so as to pass through the current confinement layer;
a transparent electrode covering the through opening and the current confinement layer, the transparent electrode being in contact with the second semiconductor layer via the through opening; and
a second reflector formed on the transparent electrode, wherein
at least one of a portion of the transparent electrode corresponding to the opening and a portion of the second semiconductor layer corresponding to the opening that are in contact with each other in the through opening includes a first resistive region disposed along an inner circumference of the through opening and a second resistive region disposed on a center region of the through opening, and
the first resistive region has a resistance value higher than that of the second resistive region.

US Pat. No. 9,632,309

PIEZOELECTRIC AND ELECTROMAGNETIC TYPE TWO-DIMENSIONAL OPTICAL DEFLECTOR AND ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A two-dimensional optical deflector comprising:
a mirror;
two first torsion bars coupled to said mirror along a first axis;
an inner frame surrounding said mirror and said first torsion bars;
two piezoelectric actuators each coupled between said first torsion bars and supported by an inner coupling portion of said
inner frame, adapted to rock said mirror around said first axis;

an outer frame surrounding said inner frame;
two second torsion bars coupled between said inner frame and said outer frame along a second axis;
a first permanent magnet layer formed on at least a part of a rear-side surface of said inner frame;
a base for supporting a rear-side surface of said outer frame; and
a coil formed at said base opposing said first permanent magnet layer;
a magnetic flux generated from said coil interacting with a magnetic flux of said first permanent magnetic layer to rock said
mirror around said second axis.

US Pat. No. 9,753,208

ILLUMINATOR

HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., T...

1. An illuminator comprising:
a strip-shaped light guide; and
a plurality of light sources disposed along one end surface in a width direction of the light guide, the light sources allowing
light to be incident on the one end surface,

wherein
the light guide guides the light of the light sources from the one end surface to the other end surface in the width direction
of the light guide;

the one end surface and the other end surface of the light guide are light-diffusing surfaces; and
a width of the light guide is larger than a thickness of the light guide,
the light guide part includes a horizontal strip-shaped light guide part, a vertical strip-shaped light guide part and a twisted
strip-shaped light guide part which is continuous with one end in a longitudinal direction of the horizontal strip-shaped
light guide part and connects the horizontal strip-shaped light guide part with the vertical strip-shaped light guide part,

the twisted strip-shaped light guide part is twisted with respect to an axis extending in a longitudinal direction of the
horizontal strip-shaped light guide part in such a way that directions of main surfaces of the horizontal strip-shaped light
guide part and the vertical strip-shaped light guide part are different from each other with respect to the longitudinal direction
of the horizontal strip-shaped light guide part, and

the plurality of light sources is disposed over the horizontal strip-shaped light guide part, the vertical strip-shaped light
guide part and the twisted strip-shaped light guide part in the light guide.