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Design of optical systems which transform one bundle of incoherent light into another
Author(s): Juan-Carlos Gonzalez; Juan Carlos Minano
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Paper Abstract

A new method of design of optical systems are presented in this paper. This method is a generalization of one recently developed at Instituto de Energia Solar (I.E.S.) of Univ. Polit. de Madrid. The method referenced has been used on the design of non-imaging concentrators for finite and infinite source. Outstanding results at the 3D performance have been achieved. The method now presented has also been used in the concentrators design, getting the same results as former's. The aim of this method is the design of two surfaces optically active (lens, two mirror or lens-mirror combination) to transform one incoherent radiation of light arriving at the system's aperture into a different radiation at the system's outlet. A computer program has been built for the method application, and some examples have been included.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2016, Nonimaging Optics: Maximum-Efficiency Light Transfer II, (1 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.161937
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Juan-Carlos Gonzalez, Univ. Politecnica de Madrid (Spain)
Juan Carlos Minano, Univ. Politecnica de Madrid (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2016:
Nonimaging Optics: Maximum-Efficiency Light Transfer II
Roland Winston; Robert L. Holman, Editor(s)

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