Henry Schriemer

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ASPIRE: Arctic solar photovoltaics: innovation for renewable energy

2018/19-2019/20 • $512,962 • PI,CO
Solar photovoltaic energy technology is globally established and effective, especially in high solar resource regions, largely in fixed-tilt monofacial silicon photovoltaic panel installations. Outside these regions commercial adoption rates decline following the available solar resource....

Green - growing a reliably efficient electrical nanogrid: load sensing power conditioning of adaptively managed renewable power systems incorporating energy storage and generation

2015/16-2019/20 • $380,000 • PI,CO
The University of Ottawa's SUNLAB Solar Research Group is joining forces with Solantro Semiconductor to tackle the development of clean energy systems that will bring affordable and smart electrical grid technology to market. The collaboration is developing a "nanogrid" architecture, which is a...

NSERC CREATE Training in Optoelectronics for Power: from Science and Engineering to Technology (TOP-SET)

2019/20 • $300,000 • PI,CO
bandgap-engineered semiconductors,grid edge management,high-efficiency photoconverters,high-efficiency solar energy systems,internet of things,photoconversion,phototransducer,power distribution on optical fibre,power photovataics,smart grid

AMP-STOR: Advanced module-level power electronics with battery STORage******

2018/19 • $25,000 • PI
AMP-STOR proposes to verify critical aspects of an innovative dispatchable stored solar energy technology architecture which is being developed by Alpha Technologies Canada, collaborating with uOttawa SUNLAB. The new architecture includes an innovative way to combine solar PV with existing...

Ultra-Low Power Integrated Microlasers for Optical Interconnect Technologies

2013/14-2017/18 • $145,000 • PI
Consumer demand for novel information and communications technologies with increasingly sophisticated applications continues to drive the semiconductor industry to achieve ever smaller and faster devices. New ways of sustaining this growth in technology are being sought, and promising approaches...

Approach to liberating solar voltaic structures from the fundamental efficiency-limiting confines of conventional lattice parameter substrates

2014/15-2016/17 • $593,000 • PI,CO
This project addresses renewable energy sources, and builds on existing Canadian capability to develop the world's most efficient photovoltaic cells for solar energy systems. Emerging from expertise gathered in Canada's high-tech sector over the past 10-20 years, this project enables two...

Development of an irradiance rorecast functional tool for simulation of energy from bifacial photovoltaic panels (DiffuseBPV)

2015/16 • $25,000 • PI
The cost of photovoltaic (PV) panels has decreased substantially over the past decade, such that they now constitute only about 40% of the entire system cost; future panel cost reductions are likely to be less significant and will only have a small effect on the total system cost. However,...

Low cost concentrated photovoltaic energy yield analysis for Canadian and global locations (CPVEYA)

2013/14-2014/15 • $95,000 • PI,CO
Recent technological advances have reduced the cost of solar power considerably, making it competitive with fossil-based fuels across an ever increasing range of markets. In this project, the University of Ottawa's SUNLAB is combining its expertise with an emerging Canadian high-tech exporter -...

4CPV: Materials and processes for quad-junction concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar cells with conversion efficiencies in the 45%-50% range, grown by chemical beam epitaxy

2011/12-2013/14 • $491,500 • PI,CO
This project addresses renewable energy sources, and builds on existing Canadian capability to develop the world's most efficient photovoltaic cells for solar energy systems. By building on expertise gathered in the Canadian high-tech sector over the past 10-20 years, this project enables two...

Multi-axis motion systems for surface nanotexturing, micromachining, 3-dimensional structure fabrication, and laser-matter interaction studies.

2013/14 • $150,000 • PI,CO
Funds are requested for purchasing two multi-axis motion systems, one for ultrahigh precision positioning and the other one for high speed motion over large distances. These motion systems will be used in combination with an already available femtosecond laser and will support the research...

ENRAPT - Electrical Noise for Reliability Assessment of Photovoltaic Technologies

2013/14 • $25,000 • PI
Techniques of electrical noise analysis will be developed and applied to semiconductor photovoltaic cells and modules, on concentrator modules, and on supporting technologies, toward establishing wider capability for characterization and diagnosis of operational performance and long-term...

Narrow line width surface corrugated quantum well and quantum dot distributedd feedback lasers

2010/11-2012/13 • $499,000 • PI,CO
The goal of the proposed research is to develop narrow line-width single and dual frequency photonic integration-capable multi-electrode surface-corrugated distributed feedback semiconductor lasers as sources. These lasers promise to meet the common needs of applications to precise optical...

Precision calorimetry for solar CPV-T receivers

2012/13 • $25,000 • PI
This collaboration between the uOttawa SUNLab and Quadra Solar Inc. establishes foundational test and measurement capability for thermal phenomena at the heart of a new hybrid renewable energy technology. In a distributed solar thermal system, small temperature increments harvested from many...

Integrated nanophotonics: multiscale integration of engineered nanostructures in photonic crystal architectures

2012/13 • $18,000 • PI
Consumer demand for novel information and communications technologies with increasingly sophisticated applications continues to drive the semiconductor industry to achieve ever smaller and faster devices. New ways of sustaining this growth in technology are being sought, and promising approaches...

Engineered electrophotonic nanosystems

2010/11 • $25,000 • PI
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