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

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

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Abstract

Efficient solar collection over a full-day is a leading challenge for photovoltaic power generation. We present a novel multi-layer lens-let array that increases the daily collection efficiency of standard panels by a factor of 2.32.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology 2019
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOptical Society of America
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
ISBN (Print)9781943580576
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 May 2019
EventCLEO 2019 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 5 May 201910 May 2019
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Conference

ConferenceCLEO 2019
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/05/1910/05/19
Internet address

Keywords

  • solar collection
  • photovoltaic power
  • efficiency

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  • Research Output

    • 1 Conference contribution book
    • 1 Article

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

    Alsaigh, R. E., Bauer, R. & Lavery, M. P. J., 2 Aug 2019, Optical Devices and Materials for Solar Energy and Solid-State Lighting 2019. [S.I.]: Optical Society of America, 2 p. PW2C.7

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

    Open Access
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  • Activities

    • 1 Participation in conference
    • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

    Bridging the digital divide

    Ralf Bauer (Participant)
    12 Jun 201715 Jun 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    RAEng Frontiers of Engineering for Development Symposium

    Ralf Bauer (Participant)
    21 Nov 201623 Nov 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Cite this

    Alsaigh, R. E., Bauer, R., & Lavery, M. P. J. (2019). Ultra-wide field of view lens-let array for efficient solar collection. In CLEO: Applications and Technology 2019 Washington, DC: Optical Society of America. https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_AT.2019.ATh1I.5