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Communications at congresses:
VENTANATM Power Train Features and Performance
Year:2013
Research Areas
  • Electric engineers, electronic and automatic (eil)
Information
Abstract
Most CPV systems are based on Fresnel lenses. Among these, LPI-patented Fresnel-Köhler (FK) concentrator outstands owing to performance and practical reasons. The VentanaTM power train is the first off-the-shelf commercial product based on the FK and comprises both the primary (POE) lenses (a 36-units 1×1 m2 acrylic panel manufactured by EVONIK and 10×) and glass (or Savosil) secondary optics (SOE). This high concentration optical train (Cg=1,024×, ~250mm optical depth) fits with 5×5 mm2 (at least) solar cells. The optical train is the fruit of a 1-year development that has included design, modeling, prototyping and characterization, and through the process LPI had the opportunity to find out how well the actual performance correlates with models, but also learned practical aspects of a CPV system of this kind, some of which have very positive impact on system performance and reliability.
International
Si
Congress
9 International Conference on concentrator Photovoltaic System CPV-9
960
Place
Miyazaki
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
978-0735410862
Start Date
15/04/2013
End Date
17/04/2013
From page
1
To page
10
9 International Conference on concentrator Photovoltaic System CPV-9 -23099
Participants
  • Autor: Rubén Mohedano Arroyo (LPI-Europe)
  • Autor: Pablo Benitez Gimenez (UPM)
  • Autor: Pablo Zamora Herranz (UPM)
  • Autor: Juan Carlos Miñano Dominguez (UPM)
  • Autor: Joao Mendes Lopes (UPM)
  • Autor: Aleksandra Cvetkovic (LPI-Europe)
  • Autor: Juan Vilaplana (LPI-Europe)
  • Autor: Maikel Hernández Sanz (LPI-Europe)
  • Autor: Julio Chaves (LPI-Europe)
  • Autor: Guillermo Biot Marí (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Ingeniería Óptica
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de Domótica Integral, CEDINT
  • Departamento: Electrónica Física
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