Defining system conversion efficiency for dish-based solar concentrator PV

Blake Coughenour, Guillaume Butel, Roger Angel

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

Abstract

Concentrator system conversion efficiency may be characterized by using measurements of the optical components. Techniques of characterizing radiometric throughput via geometric ray shadowing, optical efficiency, and cell efficiency are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics for Solar Energy, OSE 2011
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529206
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011
EventOptics for Solar Energy, OSE 2011 - Austin, TX, United States
Duration: Nov 2 2011Nov 3 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherOptics for Solar Energy, OSE 2011
CountryUnited States
CityAustin, TX
Period11/2/1111/3/11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Coughenour, B., Butel, G., & Angel, R. (2011). Defining system conversion efficiency for dish-based solar concentrator PV. In Optics for Solar Energy, OSE 2011 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of American (OSA).