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Optical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics
Eindhoven Netherlands
November 11-14, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-952-7
Scattering, Module Optics, and Illumination (JT3A)

Improving CPV efficiency through sun lighting: Hybrid Lighting-CPV

Ruben Nunez, Ignacio Antón, and Gabriel Sala  »View Author Affiliations


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A Hybrid CPV module which produces electricity and injects concentrated light into optical guides for lighting is proposed. Illumination from sunlight does not require energy conversion allowing efficient lighting using just small area of the CPV system.

© 2012 OSA

OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(220.1770) Optical design and fabrication : Concentrators
(350.6050) Other areas of optics : Solar energy

R. Nunez, I. Antón, and G. Sala, "Improving CPV efficiency through sun lighting: Hybrid Lighting-CPV," in Renewable Energy and the Environment Optics and Photonics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JT3A.6.

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