8 September 2010 Micro-optics for high-efficiency optical performance and simplified tracking for concentrated photovoltaics (CPV)
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Proceedings Volume 7652, International Optical Design Conference 2010; 765210 (2010) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.870964
Event: International Optical Design Conference 2010, 2010, Jackson Hole, WY, United States
Abstract
Micro-optical 5mm lenses in 50mm sub-arrays illuminate arrays of photovoltaic cells with 49X concentration. Fine tracking over ±10° FOV in sub-array allows coarse tracking by meter-sized solar panels. Plastic prototype demonstrated for 400nm<λ<1600nm.
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W. C. Sweatt, W. C. Sweatt, B. H. Jared, B. H. Jared, G. N. Nielson, G. N. Nielson, M. Okandan, M. Okandan, A. Filatov, A. Filatov, M. B. Sinclair, M. B. Sinclair, J. L. Cruz-Campa, J. L. Cruz-Campa, A. L. Lentine, A. L. Lentine, } "Micro-optics for high-efficiency optical performance and simplified tracking for concentrated photovoltaics (CPV)", Proc. SPIE 7652, International Optical Design Conference 2010, 765210 (8 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.870964; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.870964
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