24 September 1986 Tapered Optical Fibers For Solar Energy Applications
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Opitical fibers with not uniform terminations to be used for a better collection and trasmission of light have been carefully analyzed. The coupling efficiency of a plane wave with a linearly tapered fiber has been calculated in different geometrical conditions. Developments and some interesting applications are discussed.
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Francesco Reale, Paolo Vigo, Antonello Cutolo, "Tapered Optical Fibers For Solar Energy Applications", Proc. SPIE 0653, Optical Materials Technology for Energy Efficiency and Solar Energy Conversion V, (24 September 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938340; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.938340


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