Patents by Inventor Davide MAGATTI

Davide MAGATTI has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20190101263
    Abstract: A lighting system (1) for in particular forming a room edge (12) of a room comprises an enlarged sky-perception providing unit (2) with a light transparent panel (3) and a mirror unit (13) with a reflective face (13A) forming an inner edge (14), the lighting system further comprises a light source (41) configured to emit a direct light beam (43) through the light transparent panel (3) onto the mirror unit (13) such that the transmitted portion (9) of the light beam is reflected completely by the reflective face (13A), thereby creating a reflected direct light beam (17) in particular for imitating a sun beam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti
  • Publication number: 20190079220
    Abstract: In an aspect, a chromatic facade unit for being attached to a wall (1A) of a building (1) is disclosed that can form a facade (3) of the wall (1A). The chromatic facade unit (11) comprises a support structure (15), a chromatic reflective layer (17) formed on the support structure (15), the chromatic reflective layer (17) comprising reflective layer (43) and a chromatic diffusing layer (41), wherein the chromatic diffusing layer (41) is configured to provide for a specular reflectance that is larger in the red than in the blue and for a diffuse reflectance that is larger in the blue than in the red, and the reflective layer (43) is configured to reflect visible light having passed through the chromatic diffusing layer (41).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti
  • Patent number: 10222520
    Abstract: A chromatic diffusing layer (510) comprises a plurality of nanoparticles (37) embedded in a matrix (39), for Rayleigh-like scattering with an average size d in the range 10 nm?d?240 nm, and a ratio between the blue and red scattering optical densities Log [R(450 nm)]/Log [R(630 nm)] of said chromatic reflective unit falls in the range 5???2.5, where R(?) is the monochromatic normalized specular reflectance of the chromatic reflective unit, which is the ratio between the specular reflectance of the chromatic reflective unit and the specular reflectance of a reference sample identical to the chromatic reflective unit except for the fact that the chromatic diffusing layer does not contain nanoparticles with the size d in the range 10 nm?d?240 nm and for the direction normal to the reflective layer (508) of the chromatic reflective unit (506), the monochromatic normalized specular reflectance R(?) of the chromatic reflective unit at a wavelength of 450 nm is in the range from about 0.0025 to about 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: CoeLux S.r.l.
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti, Antonio Lotti
  • Patent number: 10174890
    Abstract: An optical system (2A) is disclosed for receiving and collimating light, wherein the optical system (2A) comprises a collimation unit (200) comprising at least one parabolic interface (220, 230) that defines an inlet opening (212) and an outlet opening (214), wherein the at least one parabolic interface (220, 230) is configured to reflect light entering through the inlet opening (212) through the outlet opening (214) and limit the angular spread of the light to an acceptance angle (?CPC) associated with the at least one parabolic interface (220, 230); and a homogenization unit (300) for homogenizing the light emerging from the collimation unit (200), the homogenization unit (300) comprising a lens array with pairs of a first lens and a second lens, wherein the lens array is configured such that light from the outlet opening (214) collected by a first lens illuminates the respective second lens to provide for a continuously emitting output aperture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: CoeLux S.r.l.
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti
  • Publication number: 20180335188
    Abstract: A lighting system (100A, 100B) comprises a light source (102) for emitting a light beam stripe (220B) with a plurality of light emitting units (603, 803A, 803B) forming an array in the longitudinal direction (X), and an optical element (870) at the exit side of the light source (102) extending across the plurality of light emitting units, and configured to enlarge the beam divergence in the transversal direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2016
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti, Antonio Lotti, Giorgio Gatti
  • Patent number: 10088125
    Abstract: An illumination system (1, 100, 200, 300) for providing an optically widened perception comprises a reflector unit (6, 206, 306) comprising a reflective surface (8A) and a luminous layer (10, 210, 310) for homogenously emitting diffuse light at a first color, the luminous layer (10, 210, 310) extending in front of the reflective surface (8A) and comprising a visible front area section (10A, 210A, 310A) of the reflector unit (6, 206, 306), which extends up to a first boundary (12A, 310A) and through which the diffuse light is emitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: CoeLux S.r.l.
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti
  • Patent number: 10077884
    Abstract: A system for illuminating an environment with light that simulates natural light includes: a first light source which emits a beam of visible light; a diffused-light generator delimited by an inner surface, which receives the light beam, and an outer surface, the diffused-light generator being at least partially transparent to a long wavelength component of the beam of visible light. The diffused-light generator transmits diffused light from a short wavelength component of the beam of visible light, through the outer surface, the correlated color temperature of the transmitted light being lower than the CCT of the visible diffused light. The lighting system includes a dark box which hosts the first light source and is optically coupled to the environment via the diffused-light generator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: COELUX S.R.L.
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti
  • Publication number: 20180246270
    Abstract: A light source (25) for emitting collimated light (29) in particular for a large area luminaire (21) comprises a light guide unit (43) comprising a plurality of light guide strips (91) configured for guiding light received at the at least one lateral coupling face (47), for example, by total internal reflection. The light guide strips comprise a plurality of localized light source regions (57) at a main front face (55A) for having light pass there through, wherein the light source regions (57) are provided along the light guide strip (91) within a non-source region (59). The light source (25) further comprising a plurality of light emitting units (41) for emitting light into the light guide strips (91) through respective portions of the at least one coupling face (47), and a collimation unit (45) extending along the main front face (55A) and comprising a plurality of collimating elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti, Antonio Lotti, Michael Ragan Krames
  • Publication number: 20180210120
    Abstract: In an aspect, an illumination system (100) is disclosed to comprise a light source (102) configured to generate a light beam (103), and a chromatic reflective unit (1) for being illuminated by the light beam (103). The chromatic reflective unit (1) comprises a plurality of non-coplanar reflective surface sections (3?), and a chromatic diffusing layer (5) comprises a plurality of nanoparticles (37) embedded in a matrix (39), wherein the chromatic diffusing layer (5) is provided upstream of the plurality of reflective surface sections (3?) such that at least a portion of the light beam (103) passes through the chromatic diffusing layer (5) before and after being reflected by the plurality of non-coplanar reflective surface sections (3?). Chromatic diffusing layer (5) is further configured to provide for—together with non-coplanar reflective surface sections (3?)—a specular reflectance that is larger in the red than in the blue and for a diffuse reflectance that is larger in the blue than in the red.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti
  • Publication number: 20180203165
    Abstract: In an aspect, a chromatic reflective unit (1) comprises a support structure (7) comprising a plurality of non-coplanar surface sections (7?), a reflective layer (3) formed on the plurality of non-coplanar surface sections (7?), thereby forming a plurality of non-coplanar reflective surface sections (3?), respectively associated with one of the plurality of non-coplanar surface sections (7?), and a chromatic diffusing layer (5) having a back side provided at the reflective surface sections (3?) and a front side for being illuminated by incident light (9), wherein the chromatic diffusing layer (5) comprises a plurality of nanoparticles (37) embedded in a matrix (39), and is configured to provide for—together with non-coplanar reflective surface sections (3?)—a specular reflectance that is larger in the red than in the blue and for a diffuse reflectance that is larger in the blue than in the red.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti
  • Publication number: 20180203166
    Abstract: A chromatic diffusing layer (510) comprises a plurality of nanoparticles (37) embedded in a matrix (39), for Rayleigh-like scattering with an average size d in the range 10 nm?d?240 nm, and a ratio between the blue and red scattering optical densities Log [R(450 nm)]/Log [R(630 nm)] of said chromatic reflective unit falls in the range 5???2.5, where R(?) is the monochromatic normalized specular reflectance of the chromatic reflective unit, which is the ratio between the specular reflectance of the chromatic reflective unit and the specular reflectance of a reference sample identical to the chromatic reflective unit except for the fact that the chromatic diffusing layer does not contain nanoparticles with the size d in the range 10 nm?d?240 nm and for the direction normal to the reflective layer (508) of the chromatic reflective unit (506), the monochromatic normalized specular reflectance R(?) of the chromatic reflective unit at a wavelength of 450 nm is in the range from about 0.0025 to about 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2015
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti, Antonio Lotti
  • Patent number: 9939563
    Abstract: A lighting system comprises a chromatic reflective unit (606), and a light source (602), wherein the chromatic reflective unit (606) is shaped as a rotational paraboloid or a portion of a rotational paraboloid, and the light source (602) is positioned close to or at the paraboloid focal position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: CoeLux S.r.l.
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti, Antonio Lotti
  • Publication number: 20180066826
    Abstract: An illumination system (1, 100, 200, 300) for providing an optically widened perception comprises a reflector unit (6, 206, 306) comprising a reflective surface (8A) and a luminous layer (10, 210, 310) for homogenously emitting diffuse light at a first color, the luminous layer (10, 210, 310) extending in front of the reflective surface (8A) and comprising a visible front area section (10A, 210A, 310A) of the reflector unit (6, 206, 306), which extends up to a first boundary (12A, 310A) and through which the diffuse light is emitted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti
  • Publication number: 20180029531
    Abstract: A seat illuminating system (101D) for, in particular sunlight-like, illuminating a target region (144) comprises a seat arrangement (140) having a seat surface (142A). The target region (144) is defined for a person sitting on the seat surface (142A). The seat illuminating system (101D) comprises further a mounting structure (150A) being spatially fixed with respect to the seat arrangement (140); a reflector unit (106) mounted at the mounting structure (150A) and comprising a reflective surface and a luminous layer for homogenously emitting diffuse light at a first color, the luminous layer extending in front of the reflective surface and comprising a visible front area section (110A) of the reflector unit (106).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Inventors: Paolo DI TRAPANI, Davide MAGATTI
  • Publication number: 20170350574
    Abstract: An artificial illumination device for generating natural light similar to that from the sun and the sky includes a direct-light source; and a diffused-light generator, wherein the direct-light source includes a first light-emitting device configured to emit a primary light, and a first emitting surface positioned downstream the first light-emitting device, wherein the diffused-light generator is at least partially light-transparent and is positioned downstream of the first light-emitting device and includes a second emitting surface and is configured to cause diffused light at the second emitting surface. Both co-operate to form outer light at an outer emitting surface which includes a first light component which propagates along directions contained within the narrow peak and a second light component which propagates along directions spaced apart from the narrow peak, and wherein the first light component has a CCT which is lower than a CCT of the second light component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti
  • Patent number: 9709245
    Abstract: An artificial illumination device for generating natural light similar to that from the sun and the sky includes a direct-light source; and a diffused-light generator, wherein the direct-light source includes a first light-emitting device configured to emit a primary light, and a first emitting surface positioned downstream the first light-emitting device, wherein the diffused-light generator is at least partially light-transparent and is positioned downstream of the first light-emitting device and includes a second emitting surface and is configured to cause diffused light at the second emitting surface. Both co-operate to form outer light at an outer emitting surface which includes a first light component which propagates along directions contained within the narrow peak and a second light component which propagates along directions spaced apart from the narrow peak, and wherein the first light component has a CCT which is lower than a CCT of the second light component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: CoeLux S.r.l.
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti
  • Publication number: 20170146204
    Abstract: An optical system (2A) is disclosed for receiving and collimating light, wherein the optical system (2A) comprises a collimation unit (200) comprising at least one parabolic interface (220, 230) that defines an inlet opening (212) and an outlet opening (214), wherein the at least one parabolic interface (220, 230) is configured to reflect light entering through the inlet opening (212) through the outlet opening (214) and limit the angular spread of the light to an acceptance angle (?CPC) associated with the at least one parabolic interface (220, 230); and a homogenization unit (300) for homogenizing the light emerging from the collimation unit (200), the homogenization unit (300) comprising a lens array with pairs of a first lens and a second lens, wherein the lens array is configured such that light from the outlet opening (214) collected by a first lens illuminates the respective second lens to provide for a continuously emitting output aperture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2014
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti
  • Publication number: 20170016594
    Abstract: A lighting system comprises a chromatic reflective unit (606), and a light source (602), wherein the chromatic reflective unit (606) is shaped as a rotational paraboloid or a portion of a rotational paraboloid, and the light source (602) is positioned close to or at the paraboloid focal position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti, Antonio Lotti
  • Publication number: 20160281960
    Abstract: A lighting system for illuminating an environment with a lighting that simulates natural lighting, which includes: a first light source which emits a beam of visible light; a diffused-light generator delimited by an inner surface, which receives the light beam, and an outer surface, the diffused-light generator being at least partially transparent to the light beam. The diffused-light generator transmits at least part of the light beam and emits, through the outer surface, visible diffused light, the correlated color temperature of the transmitted light being lower than the CCT of the visible diffused light. The lighting system includes a dark structure which is optically coupled to the environment via the diffused-light generator and provides a substantially uniform background to the first light source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2013
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Inventors: Paolo DI TRAPANI, Davide MAGATTI
  • Publication number: 20150316232
    Abstract: An artificial illumination device for generating natural light similar to that from the sun and the sky includes a direct-light source; and a diffused-light generator, wherein the direct-light source includes a first light-emitting device configured to emit a primary light, and a first emitting surface positioned downstream the first light-emitting device, wherein the diffused-light generator is at least partially light-transparent and is positioned downstream of the first light-emitting device and includes a second emitting surface and is configured to cause diffused light at the second emitting surface. Both co-operate to form outer light at an outer emitting surface which includes a first light component which propagates along directions contained within the narrow peak and a second light component which propagates along directions spaced apart from the narrow peak, and wherein the first light component has a CCT which is lower than a CCT of the second light component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Publication date: November 5, 2015
    Inventors: Paolo Di Trapani, Davide Magatti