Concentrated Photovoltaic System with Multi-Curvature Fresnel Concentrator

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A multi-curvature Fresnel concentrator is proposed in this study for a concentrated photovoltaic system (CPV) to suppress aberrations. Unlike a conventional Fresnel concentrator with a single curvature, the proposed one integrates several Fresnel concentrators with individual curvatures. An embodiment is designed for a PMMA concentrator comprising four curvatures. The simulated efficiency of the embodiment is 86.4%. The tolerance analyses and the fabrication considerations of the CPV are provided and discussed.

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 656-657)

Edited by:

Jyh-Chen Chen, Usuki Hiroshi, Sheng-Wei Lee and Yiin-Kuen Fuh

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628-633

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.656-657.628

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A. C. Wei and H. M. Du, "Concentrated Photovoltaic System with Multi-Curvature Fresnel Concentrator", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 656-657, pp. 628-633, 2015

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July 2015

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