Solar system for exploitation of the whole collected energy
Authors: Ciamberlini C., Francini F., Longobardi G., Piattelli M., Sansoni P.
Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata (INOA), Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy;
Consorzio CEO, Centro di Eccellenza Optronica, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy
Abstract: An innovative architecture for the exploitation of the whole collected solar energy is described. A sun pointing optical concentrator focuses the received energy, containing the part of the required solar spectrum, in a low loss optical fibre transmission line. The optical panel is small in size and able to follow the sun in order to collect the maximum of its energy. The support is flat, 5mm thick and includes four optical concentrators. The efficiency of the optical system depends on the optical configuration and on the material utilised for the optical components. Single commercial connector to the fixed fibres connects the fibre optics
Journal/Review: OPTICS AND LASERS IN ENGINEERING
Volume: 39 (2) Pages from: 233 to: 246
More Information: Spectrum Pharmaceuticals. European Commission, EC. – The results of European project named “SPECTRUM”  , partially supported by EC, allowed to develop this study.KeyWords: Energy dissipation; Light transmission; Optical systems; Photovoltaic cells; Solar energy, Optical concentrators, Optical fibersDOI: 10.1016/S0143-8166(01)00130-0Citations: 18data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2023-12-03References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here