Patent Number: 6,254,255

Title: Luminaire

Abstract: The luminaire has a concave reflector (2) including a light-emission window (3) and a plane of symmetry S transverse thereto. The reflector (2) has first opposing walls (21) which extend along the plane of symmetry S, and second opposing walls (26) which extend at right angles thereto, and a top wall (27). The top wall (27) has an opening (28) which is covered with a reflecting shade (30) having first faces (31) along the plane of symmetry S, and second faces (36) at right angles to the plane of symmetry S, and a top face (37) opposite the light-emission window (3). A holder (4) positions an electric lamp e.1. in the opening (28) and in the plane of symmetry S. The luminaire is compact and suited to illuminate covered traffic areas.

Inventors: Entrop; Jean P. (Eindhoven, NL), Wijbenga; Hendrik (Eindhoven, NL)

Assignee: U.S. Philips Corporation

International Classification: F21V 7/00 (20060101); F21V 7/09 (20060101); F21V 7/10 (20060101); F21S 8/00 (20060101); F21V 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018