Chapter 12. Low-Concentration Crystalline Silicon Systems

  1. Lewis Fraas1 and
  2. Larry Partain2
  1. Lewis Fraas

Published Online: 4 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470636886.ch12

Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition

Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition

How to Cite

Fraas, L. (2010) Low-Concentration Crystalline Silicon Systems, in Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition (eds L. Fraas and L. Partain), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470636886.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

    JX Crystals Inc., Issaquah, WA, USA

  2. 2

    Varian Medical Systems, Mountain View, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. JX Crystals Inc., Issaquah, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 OCT 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Microwave and Optical Engineering

Book Series Editors:

  1. Kai Chang

Series Editor Information

  1. Texas A&M University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470446331

Online ISBN: 9780470636886

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Keywords:

  • terrestrial concentrator solar cell systems - low-concentration crystalline silicon systems;
  • LCPV mirror module development and 3-sun LCPV concept;
  • 3-sun LCPV approach, three advantages - facilitating manufacturing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction - Why Concentrate Sunlight?

  • Early Development of Concentrated PV Systems

  • The 3-Sun LCPV Concept

  • LCPV Mirror Module Development

  • Future Potential Manufacturing and Deployment

  • Future Potential Cost

  • Conclusions

  • Abbreviations

  • References