San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
9 - 13 August 2015
Conference 9559
High and Low Concentrator Systems for Solar Energy Applications X
Monday - Tuesday 10 - 11 August 2015
Important
Dates
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Abstract Due:
26 January 2015

Author Notification:
6 April 2015

Manuscript Due Date:
13 July 2015

Conference
Committee
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Conference Chairs
  • Adam P. Plesniak, Arzon Solar, LLC (United States)
  • Andru J. Prescod, SunShot Initiative, U.S. Dept. of Energy (United States), ManTech International Corp. (United States)

Program Committee
Monday 10 August Show All Abstracts
Optics + Photonics for Sustainable Energy Plenary Session
Monday 10 August 2015
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Session Chair: Oleg V. Sulima, GE Global Research (United States)
Status and challenges of CdTe photovoltaics (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9561-201
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Wyatt K. Metzger, National Renewable Energy Lab. (United States)
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Photochemical upconversion of light for renewable energy and more (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9562-202
Time: 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Timothy W. Schmidt, Rowan W. Macqueen, The University of New South Wales (Australia)
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The importance of reliability to the SunShot Initiative (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9563-203
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): Rebecca Jones-Albertus, U.S. Dept. of Energy (United States)
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Solar hydrogen: harvesting light and heat from sun (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9560-204
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Liejin Guo, Dengwei Jing, Xi'an Jiaotong Univ. (China)
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Posters-Monday
Monday 10 August 2015
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Conference attendees are invited to attend the poster session on Monday evening. Come view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field. Authors of poster papers will be present to answer questions concerning their papers. Attendees are required to wear their conference registration badges to the poster sessions. Poster authors, view poster presentation guidelines at http://spie.org/x30293.xml.
New trends in solar
Paper 9559-17
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s):
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Tuesday 11 August Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Concentrating Optics and Transmission
Tuesday 11 August 2015
8:40 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Session Chair:
  • Andru J. Prescod, SunShot Initiative, U.S. Dept. of Energy (United States), ManTech International Corp. (United States)
Fresnel lens characterization for solar concentration efficiency
Paper 9559-1
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): William Harris, Mark Hallam, Christi K. Madsen, Texas A&M Univ. (United States); J. Simcik, BCS Advanced Technologies LLC (United States)
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Demonstration of an intermediate-scale lens-to-channel waveguide solar concentrator
Paper 9559-2
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Ran Huang, Yuxiao Liu, Christi K. Madsen, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
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Direct transmission of concentrated solar radiation via optical fibre bundles to thermal applications
(Canceled)
Paper 9559-3
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s):
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Solar technology and funding opportunities at the Department of Energy
Paper 9559-18
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Andru J. Prescod, ManTech International Corp. (United States)
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Fabrication and comparison of selective, transparent optics for concentrating solar systems
Paper 9559-4
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Robert A. Taylor, Yasitha Hewakuruppu, The Univ. of New South Wales (Australia); Drew DeJarnette, The University of Tulsa (United States); Todd Otanicar, The Univ. of Tulsa (United States)
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 2:
Absorbers, Coatings, and Receivers
Tuesday 11 August 2015
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
  • Session Chair:
  • Andru J. Prescod, SunShot Initiative, U.S. Dept. of Energy (United States), ManTech International Corp. (United States)
High-temperature selective solar thermal absorber based on Fabry-Perot resonance cavity
Paper 9559-5
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Author(s): Hao Wang, Liping Wang, Arizona State Univ. (United States)
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Solar selective coatings based on carbon: transition metal nanocomposites
Paper 9559-6
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Irene Heras, Elena Guillén, Abengoa Research (Spain); Matthias Krause, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e. V. (Germany); AInhoa Pardo, Fundació CTM Ctr. Tecnològic (Spain); Jose Luis Endrino, Ramon Escobar, Abengoa Research (Spain)
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Coupled optical-thermal-fluid and structural analyses of novel light-trapping tubular panels for concentrating solar power receivers
Paper 9559-7
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Jesus D. Ortega, Joshua M. Christian, Julius E. Yellowhair, Clifford K. Ho, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
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Testing and optical modeling of novel concentrating solar receiver geometries to increase light trapping and effective solar absorptance
Paper 9559-8
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Julius E. Yellowhair, Clifford K. Ho, Jesus D. Ortega, Joshua M. Christian, Charles E. Andraka, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 11:50 AM - 1:50 PM
Session 3:
PV and Hybrid PV-thermal
Tuesday 11 August 2015
1:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Model and analysis of solar thermal generators to reduce the intermittency of photovoltaic systems with the use of spectrum splitting
Paper 9559-9
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Silvana Ayala Pelaez, Yuechen Wu, Shelby D. Vorndran, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Raphael P. Santiago, The Univ of Arizona (United States), CAPES Foundation, Ministry of Education of Brazil, Brasilia/DF (Brazil); Raymond K. Kostuk, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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Design and feasibility of high temperature nanoparticle fluid filter in hybrid thermal/photovoltaic concentrating solar power
Paper 9559-10
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Drew DeJarnette, Nick Brekke, Ebrima Tunkara, Hari Parameswar, Kenneth Roberts, Todd Otanicar, The Univ. of Tulsa (United States)
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A high temperature hybrid photovoltaic-thermal receiver employing spectral beam splitting for linear solar concentrators
Paper 9559-11
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Ahmad Mojiri, Cameron C. Stanley, Gary Rosengarten, RMIT Univ. (Australia)
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Concentrating PV module output power using a wireless microcontroller based automatic sun tracker
Paper 9559-12
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Ali Abou-Elnour, Asma Mohamed Salem, Salma Mohamed Ghanem, Iman Ali, Ajman Univ. of Science & Technology (United Arab Emirates)
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Session 4:
Holographic Systems and Electrowetting
Tuesday 11 August 2015
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Simulation of an electrowetting solar concentration cell
Paper 9559-13
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): K.I. Iftekhar Uddin Khan, Gary Rosengarten, RMIT Univ. (Australia)
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Holographic lens spectrum splitting photovoltaic system for increased diffuse collection and annual energy yield
Paper 9559-14
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Shelby D. Vorndran, Yuechen Wu, Silvana Ayala Pelaez, Raymond K. Kostuk, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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Compound holographic concentrating system for laterally arranged multiple band gap solar cells
(Canceled)
Paper 9559-15
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s):
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Design of a holographic micro-scale spectrum-splitting photovoltaic system
Paper 9559-16
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Yuechen Wu, Shelby D. Vorndran, Silvana Ayala Pelaez, Juan Manuel Russo, Raymond K. Kostuk, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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