Adrian Kitai

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Composite Luminescent Materials and Light-Harvesting Systems

2014/15-2018/19 • $125,000 • PI
A. Photovoltaics. Advances in photovoltaic energy systems require better use of the solar spectrum than today's silicon cells achieve. Silicon solar panels are inherently optimized for efficient harvesting of red and near-infrared wavelengths but are less efficient over other parts of the...

Colorimetry of blended phosphor powders for LED-illuminated remote phosphor plates

2018/19 • $50,000 • PI
Spectrum Manufacturing produces high quality professional LED lighting products for entertainment and industry. LED components used in their products have limitations on the stability of their light output due to temperature rise of the LED components in the luminaire. In addition the spatial...

Searidge technologies remote tower digital display

2018/19 • $25,000 • PI
Searidge Technologies pioneered, and currently manufactures and supplies, Remote Tower Centers (RTCs) for*airports. These RTCs use high resolution digital displays that provide a panoramic, real time view of the*airport and its airspace. The RTC may be located as desired, saving the cost of...

High performance LED and OLED mirror-type lighting for illuminated mirrors

2017/18 • $25,000 • PI
Lumidesign designs and manufactures lighted mirrors, mirror TV's and other architectural metal andglass-based lighting products. Their most important product series incorporates LED (Light Emitting Diode)lighting into vanity mirrors and vanity mirror cabinets, representing 16 standard products...

Monolithic and laminated glass light scattering detection and analysis

2016/17 • $25,000 • PI
Agnora is a manufacturer of monolithic as well as laminated glass products including oversize windows for retail and commercialapplication. Agnora focuses on the high end of the market where customer satisfaction demands the highest visual and overallperformance standards of glass viewed from a...

High-contrast projection system

2015/16 • $25,000 • PI
Xibita has over 50 years' experience in custom award winning exhibit designs and environments on a national scale. They provide installation & dismantling, storage, exhibit management and video production services across Canada. They are seeking a projection solution that will satisfy their...

Light distributor for lighting grade LED strip

2015/16 • $25,000 • PI
Partner company Advanced Solar Technology Solutions Inc (ASTS) has developed and successfully marketed a lighting product, the RV Chandelier, in the form of a square frame to surround a standard ceiling window for mobile homes. ASTS wishes to enter into the more general architectural lighting...

NSERC CREATE Training Program in Photovoltaics

2010/11-2014/15 • $1,350,000 • PI,CO
The NSERC CREATE Program in Photovoltaics will train Canada's next generation of engineers and scientists in the most advanced concepts for the conversion of sunlight to electricity. Working with renowned researchers at McMaster, University of Toronto and the University of Waterloo students will...

Reflective billboard display

2014/15 • $25,000 • PI
Media Resources is a major manufacturer of outdoor displays. They are seeking high performance outdoor display technology that can provide safe and effective programmable information and graphics content in place of their printed outdoor products. In addition, Media Resources is looking for...

Bezel-less digital displays

2014/15 • $25,000 • PI
Flextronics is a major player in the consumer electronics industry, specializing in mass production and engineering design. They are seeking bezel-less, low-power, low-profile, high image quality digital display solutions that can provide an effective and seamless display on such potential...

Growth of semiconductor materials for flexible displays and solar cells

2010/11-2013/14 • $104,000 • PI
The achievment of next generation flexible display and solar cell technologies will depend on the availability of robust semiconductor elements which are compatible with flexible substrates. The approach taken in this research is to use inorganic semiconductors and embed them into a low cost...

Whiting truck display

2013/14 • $25,000 • PI
Whiting is a major manufacturer of truck doors. They are seeking a high performance outdoor display technology that can provide safe and effective programmable information and graphic content on their truck doors that is legible from a distance of 10 to 200 meters in an outdoor environment....

GaN growth on ceramic substrates

2012/13 • $23,000 • PI
MEAglow Inc has an interest in the application of its migration enhanced GaN and GaInN epitaxial growth method to SiC-based micron-sized LEDs. This is due to the gallium migration process inherent in the MEAglow growth method. Migration of gallium will occur on the surface of the ceramic...

Crowe Solar Roof Slate

2011/12 • $25,000 • PI
Eco-friendly and energy efficient products are the new wave of the future with regard to roofing and construction products. R&D will permit Crowe Building Products to stay ahead of the curve and develop some of the innovative products that society will soon require for sustainability. As...

Development of nanostructured photovoltaic devices

2010/11 • $141,850 • PI,CO
This proposal aims to develop a new class of photovoltaic devices (solar cells) that utilize advanced nano-scale materials for efficient charge generation and conduction. The main focus of the project is the preparation of carbon nanotube complexes with conjugated polymers that can be...

Transducers for nuclear power plants

2010/11 • $25,000 • PI
Short term project with company AMAG is investigation of company's non-intrusive ultrasonic flow measurement system, which currently is installed in various nuclear power plants worldwide, to achieve their high sensitivity for reliable monitoring water flow through reactor pipes at elevated...



A solar window apparatus for collecting solar energy and regulating light transmission is provided in which the solar window comprises a plurality of transparent optical elements adhered to an internal surface of a transparent pane. The optical elements each comprise an externally facing surface and an internally facing light collecting surface with a light collecting element adhered thereto, where the externally facing surface preferably has an area that is larger than that of the light...
Applications connexes: CA20102754271, WO2010CA00313


A display illumination module for the illumination of a rear-projection screen is provided in which an array of light sources are positioned adjacent to an optical modulating array layer for modulating the transmission of light emitted by the light sources. The light sources emit light within a defined angular range, and the optical modulating array layer is positioned relative to the array of light sources so that light from adjacent light sources does not overlap with the optical...
Applications connexes: CA20102772137, WO2010CA01407


Un substrat de couche mince présente une pluralité de trichites microscopiques électriquement conductrices qui sont ménagées en parallèle et qui s'étendent depuis une surface du substrat vers une autre surface afin de définir des trajets électriquement conducteurs à travers le substrat. Un tel substrat peut être utilisé pour des DEL microscopiques.
Applications connexes: WO2012CA50326


L'invention concerne un procédé permettant d'induire la croissance de matériaux semi-conducteurs par épitaxie en phase liquide à diffusion latérale, lequel procédé comprend les étapes consistant à: fournir un substrat semi-conducteur monocristallin ayant une structure cristalline, au moins une partie du substrat étant recouverte par une couche de masquage ayant au moins une ouverture pour créer une ligne d'air sur le substrat; placer une plaque ayant une propriété de surface empêchant que la...
Applications connexes: WO2012CA50327