10 December 1999 Large-bore hollow glass waveguides for transmission of solar energy
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Large-bore polystyrene-Ag-coated hollow glass waveguides with inner diameters of 3.6 mm and 8 mm had been produced for transmission of solar energy, the waveguides were fabricated by liquid phase deposition method, over 6 W focused solar radiation had been transmitted by an 8mm-thick 1m-long waveguide. Although transmission losses of the waveguides were high at the moment, they were promising for transmitting high- power solar energy after being improved.
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Limin Tong, Limin Tong, Yonghang Shen, Yonghang Shen, Fangming Chen, Fangming Chen, } "Large-bore hollow glass waveguides for transmission of solar energy", Proc. SPIE 3849, Infrared Optical Fibers and Their Applications, (10 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.372798; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.372798
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