Defining system conversion efficiency for dish-based solar concentrator PV

Blake Coughenour, Guillaume Butel, J Roger P Angel

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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 InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529206
StatePublished - 2011
EventOptics for Solar Energy, OSE 2011 - Austin, TX, United States
Duration: Nov 2 2011Nov 3 2011

Other

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

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Solar concentrators
parabolic reflectors
concentrators
Conversion efficiency
Throughput
rays
cells

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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

Defining system conversion efficiency for dish-based solar concentrator PV. / Coughenour, Blake; Butel, Guillaume; Angel, J Roger P.

Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA), 2011.

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

Coughenour, B, Butel, G & Angel, JRP 2011, Defining system conversion efficiency for dish-based solar concentrator PV. in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA), Optics for Solar Energy, OSE 2011, Austin, TX, United States, 11/2/11.
Coughenour B, Butel G, Angel JRP. Defining system conversion efficiency for dish-based solar concentrator PV. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA). 2011
Coughenour, Blake ; Butel, Guillaume ; Angel, J Roger P. / Defining system conversion efficiency for dish-based solar concentrator PV. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA), 2011.
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