Enhanced multi-layer lens-let array for extreme angle solar collection

Rakan E. Alsaigh, Ralf Bauer, Martin P.J. Lavery

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Abstract

Deployment of solar panels on the side of buildings leads to very-low collection-efficiency. We present an enhanced multi-layer lens-let array that increases the daily generated power at near vertical deployment by a factor of 4.783.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Devices and Materials for Solar Energy and Solid-State Lighting 2019
Place of Publication[S.I.]
PublisherOptical Society of America
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)978-1-943580-64-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Aug 2019
EventOSA Advanced Photonics Congress 2019 - Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, Burlingame, United States
Duration: 29 Jul 20192 Aug 2019

Conference

ConferenceOSA Advanced Photonics Congress 2019
CountryUnited States
CityBurlingame
Period29/07/192/08/19

Keywords

  • solar photovoltaics
  • solar collection
  • energy demand

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    Multi-element lenslet array for efficient solar collection at extreme angles of incidence

    Alsaigh, R. E., Bauer, R. & Lavery, M. P. J., 26 May 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 9 p., 8741.

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    Ultra-wide field of view lens-let array for efficient solar collection

    Alsaigh, R. E., Bauer, R. & Lavery, M. P. J., 10 May 2019, CLEO: Applications and Technology 2019. Washington, DC: Optical Society of America, 2 p.

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    Alsaigh, R. E., Bauer, R., & Lavery, M. P. J. (2019). Enhanced multi-layer lens-let array for extreme angle solar collection. In Optical Devices and Materials for Solar Energy and Solid-State Lighting 2019 [PW2C.7] Optical Society of America. https://doi.org/10.1364/PVLED.2019.PW2C.7