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Equipment for Static Characterization of Angular Transmission and Misalignments of CPV Modules
Áreas de investigación
  • Energía solar,
  • Instrumentación electrónica,
  • Células solares,
  • Ingeniería eléctrica
The electrical characterization of a CPV module can be carried out indoors by using an appropriate CPV solar simulator, such as the Helios 3198 developed at the IES-UPM. However, due to their limited angular acceptance, the evaluation of the angular transmission curve of a CPV module is as important as measuring its peak power. In the past, this measurement has been implemented on CPV flash solar simulators by mechanically altering the CPV module¿s angle with respect to collimated light source. However, this requires as many I-V measurements as points to be collected on the angular transmission curve, resulting in a process that is time-consuming as well as costly, due to the number of flash pulses required. Responding to this need, the IES-UPM has developed a static angular transmission measurement, with the ability to fully characterize the two-dimensional angular transmittance of a CPV module at high resolution, without the need for mechanical module rotation or flashes, and which is also able to extract the misalignment angles between the individual optical units, a useful metric for manufacturers in improving their assembly processes.
Nombre congreso
7th International Conference on Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems
Tipo de participación
Lugar del congreso
Las Vegas, Nevada, EEUU
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Título de las actas
AIP Conference Proceedings 1407
Esta actividad pertenece a memorias de investigación
  • Autor: Rebeca Herrero Martin (UPM)
  • Autor: Cesar Dominguez Dominguez (UPM)
  • Autor: Stephen Askins . (UPM)
  • Autor: Ignacio Anton Hernandez (UPM)
  • Autor: Gabriel Sala Pano (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Integración de Sistemas e Instrumentos (ISI)
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Instituto de Energía Solar
  • Departamento: Electrónica Física
  • Departamento: Sistemas Electrónicos y de Control
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