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Polymer optical fibers doped with organic materials as luminescent solar concentrators
Author(s): Itxaso Parola; María Asunción Illarramendi; Joseba Zubia; Eneko Arrospide; Gaizka Durana; Nekane Guarrotxena; Olga García; Robert Evert; Daniel Zaremba; Hans-Hermann Johannes; Federico Recart
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Paper Abstract

This paper provides an analysis of the emission properties of different polymer optical fibers doped with organic materials with the aim of investigate their performance as luminescent solar concentrators. We present a study of the light propagation along the fibers, together with the experimental measurements of two different efficiencies: side illumination coupling efficiency and fluorescent fiber solar concentrator efficiency. The results obtained for all the fibers are compared and discussed.

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Date Published: 16 February 2017
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 10101, Organic Photonic Materials and Devices XIX, 101010Z (16 February 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2252956
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Itxaso Parola, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
María Asunción Illarramendi, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
Joseba Zubia, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
Eneko Arrospide, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
Gaizka Durana, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
Nekane Guarrotxena, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spain)
Olga García, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spain)
Robert Evert, Technische Univ. Braunschweig (Germany)
Daniel Zaremba, Technische Univ. Braunschweig (Germany)
Hans-Hermann Johannes, Technische Univ. Braunschweig (Germany)
Federico Recart, Instituto de Tecnología Microelectrónica (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10101:
Organic Photonic Materials and Devices XIX
Christopher E. Tabor; François Kajzar; Toshikuni Kaino; Yasuhiro Koike, Editor(s)

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