19 August 2010 Design principles of the first 4x fixed solar concentrator
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We discuss the theoretical limits of concentration for stationary solar concentrators allowed by the law of thermodynamics. The principles to design systems that approach the theoretical limits are then presented followed by a few examples, including the first 4x fixed solar concentrator.
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Roland Winston, Roland Winston, Weiya Zhang, Weiya Zhang, "Design principles of the first 4x fixed solar concentrator", Proc. SPIE 7785, Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration VII, 77850B (19 August 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.863248; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.863248


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