27 September 2017 Spectral splitting for thermal management in photovoltaic cells
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Spectral splitting is widely employed as a way to divide light between different solar cells or processes to optimize energy conversion. Well-understood but less explored is the use of spectrum splitting or filtering to combat solar cell heating. This has impacts both on cell performance and on the surrounding environment. In this manuscript we explore the design of spectral filtering systems that can improve the thermal and power-conversion performance of commercial PV modules.
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Harry Apostoleris, Harry Apostoleris, Yu-Cheng Chiou, Yu-Cheng Chiou, Matteo Chiesa, Matteo Chiesa, Ibraheem Almansouri, Ibraheem Almansouri, } "Spectral splitting for thermal management in photovoltaic cells", Proc. SPIE 10369, Thermal Radiation Management for Energy Applications, 1036905 (27 September 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2273680; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2273680
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