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Journal of Photonics for Energy • Open Access

Recent trends in concentrated photovoltaics concentrators’ architecture

Paper Abstract

The field of concentrated photovoltaics (CPV) has met some remarkable advances in recent years. The continuous increase in conversion efficiency of multijunction solar cells and new advancements in optics have led to new demands and opportunities for optical design in CPV. This paper is a mini-review on current requirements for CPV optical design, and it presents some of the main trends in recent years on CPV systems architecture.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 July 2014
PDF: 14 pages
J. Photon. Energy. 4(1) 040995 doi: 10.1117/1.JPE.4.040995
Published in: Journal of Photonics for Energy Volume 4, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
Marina Buljan, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
João Mendes-Lopes, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
Pablo Benítez, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
LPI (United States)
Juan Carlos Miñano, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
LPI (United States)


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