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1. (WO2016053898) LIGHT-EMITTING ASSEMBLY FOR KEYBOARD

Pub. No.:    WO/2016/053898    International Application No.:    PCT/US2015/052715
Publication Date: Fri Apr 08 01:59:59 CEST 2016 International Filing Date: Tue Sep 29 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: G06F 1/16
G06F 3/02
H01H 13/83
Applicants: APPLE INC.
Inventors: ZERCOE, Bradford J.
LEONG, Craig C.
HENDREN, Keith J.
Title: LIGHT-EMITTING ASSEMBLY FOR KEYBOARD
Abstract:
A light-emitting assembly (201) positioned within a switch housing of a keyboard assembly for an electronic device is disclosed. The light-emitting assembly may include a phosphor structure (202), a transparent material positioned on opposing side surfaces (230, 232) of the phosphor structure, and an epoxy layer (210) formed over an entire back surface of the phosphor structure and the transparent material. The light-emitting assembly may also include a mask layer (218) formed over an entire top surface of: the phosphor structure, the transparent material, and the epoxy layer. The light-emitting assembly may further include a light source (220) positioned within the phosphor structure for emitting a light.