24 October 1991 Two-dimensional control of radiant intensity by use of nonimaging optics
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Abstract
Two types of non-imaging systems have been modeled, a lighthouse and a crossed compound parabolic concentrator (CPC). Design tradeoffs have been made to control the radiant intensity of each system. An asymmetric design for the lighthouse system is evaluated and optimization of the crossed CPC design at the field edge is discussed. A tolerance study showing the effect of the surface reflectivity and source misalignment is presented. A comparison of theoretical predictions and system measurements agree within 5 percent.
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John D. Kuppenheimer, Robert I. Lawson, "Two-dimensional control of radiant intensity by use of nonimaging optics", Proc. SPIE 1528, Nonimaging Optics: Maximum Efficiency Light Transfer, (24 October 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.49134; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.49134
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