Chapter 14. High-Concentration Fresnel Lens Assemblies and Systems

  1. Lewis Fraas2 and
  2. Larry Partain3
  1. Gerhard Peharz and
  2. Andreas Bett

Published Online: 4 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470636886.ch14

Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition

Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition

How to Cite

Peharz, G. and Bett, A. (2010) High-Concentration Fresnel Lens Assemblies and 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.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    JX Crystals Inc., Issaquah, WA, USA

  2. 3

    Varian Medical Systems, Mountain View, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. Fraunhofer Institut für Solare Energiesysteme (ISE), Freiburg, Germany

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:

  • high-concentration Fresnel lens assemblies and systems;
  • FLATCON concept, under continuous development - the optics, a silicone–glass hybrid Fresnel lens;
  • triple-junction solar cells

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Elements of Fresnel Lens Concentrators

  • Triple-Junction Solar Cells

  • Recent Examples and Developments

  • Assembly of Flatcon Systems

  • Flatcon Systems and Developments

  • Rooftop Applications

  • Summary

  • Abbreviations

  • References