From Event: SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, 2017
In real world applications the nonimaging optics has the advantage of high error tolerance compared to conventional imaging optics. In this paper we present the result of a solar collector constructed with the nonimaging optics principles and the effect of off-positioning its absorbers on its optical efficiency. Thermal analysis of such effects are also presented.
Ali Hassanzadeh, Bennett K. Widyolar, Lun Jiang, and Roland Winston, "The error tolerance of nonimaging optic systems (Conference Presentation)," Proc. SPIE 10379, Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XIV, 103790M (Presented at SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications: August 07, 2017; Published: 19 September 2017); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2276739.5581136165001.
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