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Optics for Solar Energy
Austin, Texas United States
November 2-3, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-55752-920-6
Postdeadline Session (JWD)

AGILE: Axially Graded Index LEns as a non-tracking solar concentrator

Nina Vaidya, Reinhold Dauskardt, and Olav Solgaard  »View Author Affiliations


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The Axially Graded Index Lens (AGILE) explicitly takes advantage of the fact that the density of electromagnetic radiation modes is proportional to the square of the Refractive Index to create non-tracking solar concentrators.

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OCIS Codes
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(350.6050) Other areas of optics : Solar energy
(080.4298) Geometric optics : Nonimaging optics

N. Vaidya, R. Dauskardt, and O. Solgaard, "AGILE: Axially Graded Index LEns as a non-tracking solar concentrator," in Renewable Energy and the Environment, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JWD2.

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