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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 1983
  • pp: 2747–2750

Directional intercept factor of truncated CPCs

Juan Carlos Miñano  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 17, pp. 2747-2750 (1983)

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The fraction of power reaching the collector of a truncated cylindrical compound parabolic concentrator, out of the total power arriving at its entry aperture in a given direction, is calculated without ray tracing for all directions.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 26, 1983
Published: September 1, 1983

Juan Carlos Miñano, "Directional intercept factor of truncated CPCs," Appl. Opt. 22, 2747-2750 (1983)

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