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Solar holography
Author(s): Jacques E. Ludman; Juanita R. Riccobono; H. John Caulfield; Timothy D. Upton
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Paper Abstract

A solar photovoltaic energy collection system using a reflection hologram is described herein. The system uses a single-axis tracking system in conjunction with a spectral- splitting holographic element. The hologram accurately focuses the desired regions of the solar spectrum to match the bandgaps of two ro more different solar cells, while diverting unused IR wavelengths away. Other applications for solar holography include daylighting and greenhouses.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 July 2002
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4737, Holography: A Tribute to Yuri Denisyuk and Emmett Leith, (9 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.474956
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Jacques E. Ludman, Northeast Photoscience, Inc. (United States)
Juanita R. Riccobono, Optical Switch Corp. (United States)
H. John Caulfield, Northeast Photosciences, Inc. (United States)
Timothy D. Upton, Northeast Photosciences, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4737:
Holography: A Tribute to Yuri Denisyuk and Emmett Leith
H. John Caulfield, Editor(s)

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