Memorias de investigación
Communications at congresses:
Integration of concentrating optics and high efficiency solar cells
Year:2013

Research Areas
  • Electric engineering

Information
Abstract
Several aspects must be considered when integrating concentrating optics and high efficiency solar cells to obtain a high performing system. Among them, the effect of nonuniform irradiance distribution on multijunction solar cells is carefully examined in this paper. Fresnel lens-based systems are analyzed by using ray-tracing to predict the distribution of photogenerated current across every subcell. Then, IV curves of the system are measured indoors for different primary-to-receiver distances, irradiance levels and spectral contents. Comparing ray-tracing simulations and experimental measurements the effects of nonuniformity can be quantified.
International
Si
Congress
International Doctoral Forum - BIT
960
Place
Beijin (China)
Reviewers
No
ISBN/ISSN
Start Date
15/07/2013
End Date
18/07/2013
From page
To page
Participants
  • Autor: Marta Victoria Pérez UPM

Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Integración de Sistemas e Instrumentos (ISI)