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Memorias de investigación
Communications at congresses:
Concentradores Avanzados para sistemas fotovoltaicos
Year:2009
Research Areas
  • Electronic circuits,
  • Electronic devices
Information
Abstract
It is essential to obtain high values of tolerance for PV concentrators because manufacturing process always implies some accuracy errors. In this way, three new free-form concentrators are presented here, combining high geometric concentration and high tolerance (high acceptance angle). This is achieved by using the SMS3D design method, which is the most advanced method to design free-form surfaces in non-imaging optics. Uniform illuminance on the cell is important as well, for proper behavior and durability of the system, so our three designs will have homogenizer elements. We have added a homogenizer rod to one of the designs while for the other two Köhler integrator configurations have been chosen. Concentration, acceptance angle and uniformity values obtained are shown in results section.
International
Si
Congress
VII Simposio La Óptica en la Industria
960
Place
Guadalajara, México
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
Start Date
10/09/2009
End Date
12/09/2009
From page
1
To page
46
Participants
  • Autor: Juan Carlos Miñano Dominguez (UPM)
  • Autor: Pablo Benitez Gimenez (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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