A simple planar focusing collector for concentrated solar power applications

Qing Ding, Kyle Jacobs, Aakash Choubal, Glennys Mensing, Zhong Zhang, Robert Tirawat, Guangdong Zhu, Tim Wendelin, L. Jay Guo, Placid Ferreira, Kimani C. Toussaint

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Abstract

We present a simple planar focusing collector, based on binary optics, for concentrated solar power. Fabrication is achieved using 3D two-photon lithography, and subsequent UV nanoimprinting tests for scalability. Optical characterization results are also reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics for Solar Energy, OSE 2017
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
EventOptics for Solar Energy, OSE 2017 - Boulder, United States
Duration: Nov 6 2017Nov 9 2017

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F69-OSE 2017

Other

OtherOptics for Solar Energy, OSE 2017
CountryUnited States
CityBoulder
Period11/6/1711/9/17

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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    Ding, Q., Jacobs, K., Choubal, A., Mensing, G., Zhang, Z., Tirawat, R., Zhu, G., Wendelin, T., Jay Guo, L., Ferreira, P., & Toussaint, K. C. (2017). A simple planar focusing collector for concentrated solar power applications. In Optics for Solar Energy, OSE 2017 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers; Vol. Part F69-OSE 2017). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/OSE.2017.RM2C.3