Prof. Roland Winston
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SPIE Involvement:
Conference Chair | Conference Program Committee | Track Chair | Editor | Author | Instructor
Publications (92)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 7, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10379, Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XIV
KEYWORDS: Thermography, Photovoltaics, Solar concentrators, Numerical analysis, Compound parabolic concentrators, Geometrical optics, Solar thermal energy, Nonimaging optics, Thermodynamics, Radiative transfer

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 7, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10379, Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XIV
KEYWORDS: Thermography, Optical components, Refractive index, Mirrors, Solar concentrators, Wavefronts, Geometrical optics, Chemical elements, Nonimaging optics, Thermodynamics

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 7, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10379, Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XIV
KEYWORDS: Thermography, Photovoltaics, Optical design, Solar concentrators, Sun, Ray tracing, Compound parabolic concentrators, Motion analysis, Solar thermal energy, Nonimaging optics

SPIE Journal Paper | June 29, 2017
JPE Vol. 7 Issue 02
KEYWORDS: Compound parabolic concentrators, Ray tracing, Visualization

SPIE Journal Paper | April 4, 2017
JPE Vol. 7 Issue 02
KEYWORDS: Compound parabolic concentrators, Solar concentrators, Thermodynamics, Thermography, Reflectors, Geometrical optics, Nonimaging optics, Transmittance, Visualization, Energy efficiency

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Conference Committee Involvement (25)
Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XV
19 August 2018 | San Diego, California, United States
Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XIV
6 August 2017 | San Diego, California, United States
Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XIII—Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Nonimaging Optics
28 August 2016 | San Diego, California, United States
Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XII
9 August 2015 | San Diego, California, United States
Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XI
17 August 2014 | San Diego, California, United States
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Course Instructor
SC388: Non-Imaging Optics
Nonimaging optics departs from the methods of traditional optical design by instead developing techniques for maximizing the collecting power of illumination elements and systems. Nonimaging designs exceed the concentration attainable with focusing techniques by factors of four or more and approach the theoretical limit (ideal concentrators). This course develops the conceptual foundations and is an excellent companion to Dr. David Jenkins' course which emphasizes applications.
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