9 July 2002 Solar holography
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Proceedings Volume 4737, Holography: A Tribute to Yuri Denisyuk and Emmett Leith; (2002); doi: 10.1117/12.474956
Event: AeroSense 2002, 2002, Orlando, FL, United States
Abstract
A solar photovoltaic energy collection system using a reflection hologram is described herein. The system uses a single-axis tracking system in conjunction with a spectral- splitting holographic element. The hologram accurately focuses the desired regions of the solar spectrum to match the bandgaps of two ro more different solar cells, while diverting unused IR wavelengths away. Other applications for solar holography include daylighting and greenhouses.
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Jacques E. Ludman, Juanita R. Riccobono, H. John Caulfield, Timothy D. Upton, "Solar holography", Proc. SPIE 4737, Holography: A Tribute to Yuri Denisyuk and Emmett Leith, (9 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.474956; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.474956
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Holograms

Solar energy

Holography

Solar cells

Solar concentrators

Photons

Photovoltaics

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