19 September 2011 Comparison of tracking and non-tracking holographic planar concentrator systems
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A comparison of static and single-axis tracking holographic planar concentrator systems is made. Tracking is used as a design parameter that can provide additional degrees of freedom in the spectrum and uniformity of the beam illuminating the photovoltaic cell surface. These parameters impact the energy yield of the system. An overview of these factors and an estimate of the cost differences for the two systems will be presented.
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Raymond K. Kostuk, Raymond K. Kostuk, Deming Zhang, Deming Zhang, Juan Manuel Russo, Juan Manuel Russo, Jose Castro, Jose Castro, } "Comparison of tracking and non-tracking holographic planar concentrator systems", Proc. SPIE 8108, High and Low Concentrator Systems for Solar Electric Applications VI, 81080D (19 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.891522; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.891522
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