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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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
Publication statusPublished - 10 May 2019
EventCLEO 2019 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 5 May 201910 May 2019


ConferenceCLEO 2019
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Internet address


  • solar collection
  • photovoltaic power
  • efficiency


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