A stepped planar light guide concentrated photovoltaic system is presented. The guide design prevents trapped light from being rejected at other injection facets. Concentration in the guide is 112.5x.
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(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.6050) Other areas of optics : Solar energy
(220.4298) Optical design and fabrication : Nonimaging optics
D. Moore, G. R. Schmidt, and B. Unger, "Concentrated Photovoltaic Stepped Planar Light Guide," in International Optical Design Conference and Optical Fabrication and Testing , OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JMB46P.
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