A line-scanning laser hartmann test for parabolic trough mirrors

Brian Wheelwright, J Roger P Angel, Jon Weiser, Thomas Stalcup, Blake Coughenour

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Abstract

We present a simple method to determine slope errors in large parabolic trough mirrors. While most slope-measurement schemes determine slope errors via indirect computation, the method presented here is direct, and has inherently high absolute accuracy. Renewable Energy and the Environment Congress.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557529862
StatePublished - 2013
EventOptics for Solar Energy, SOLAR 2013 - Tucson, AZ, United States
Duration: Nov 3 2013Nov 7 2013

Other

OtherOptics for Solar Energy, SOLAR 2013
CountryUnited States
CityTucson, AZ
Period11/3/1311/7/13

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troughs
mirrors
slopes
Scanning
scanning
Lasers
lasers
renewable energy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Wheelwright, B., Angel, J. R. P., Weiser, J., Stalcup, T., & Coughenour, B. (2013). A line-scanning laser hartmann test for parabolic trough mirrors. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of America.

A line-scanning laser hartmann test for parabolic trough mirrors. / Wheelwright, Brian; Angel, J Roger P; Weiser, Jon; Stalcup, Thomas; Coughenour, Blake.

Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, 2013.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wheelwright, B, Angel, JRP, Weiser, J, Stalcup, T & Coughenour, B 2013, A line-scanning laser hartmann test for parabolic trough mirrors. in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, Optics for Solar Energy, SOLAR 2013, Tucson, AZ, United States, 11/3/13.
Wheelwright B, Angel JRP, Weiser J, Stalcup T, Coughenour B. A line-scanning laser hartmann test for parabolic trough mirrors. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America. 2013
Wheelwright, Brian ; Angel, J Roger P ; Weiser, Jon ; Stalcup, Thomas ; Coughenour, Blake. / A line-scanning laser hartmann test for parabolic trough mirrors. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, 2013.
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