US Patent No. 10,437,030

COLLIMATOR AND COLLIMATOR ARRANGEMENT


Patent No. 10,437,030
Issue Date October 08, 2019
Title Collimator And Collimator Arrangement
Inventorship Oliver Dross, Eindhoven (NL)
Michel Cornelis Josephus Marie Vissenberg, Eindhoven (NL)
Johannes Petrus Maria Ansems, Eindhoven (NL)
Assignee SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,437,030

1. A collimator arrangement comprising a plurality of collimators, each collimator having in a respective exit window a circular general outer shape with one or more cut-outs into the circular general outer shape, wherein each cut-out comprises a pair of edges which meet at an internal angle and each cut-out defines a pair of external angles where the cut-out meets the general outer shape, wherein each respective collimator is interlocked with at least one adjacent collimator to form a tessellation with the internal angle of one of the one or more cut-outs of the respective collimator being interlocked with one of the exterior angles of the at least one adjacent collimator.