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How And When To Use A Nonimaging Concentrator
Author(s): Mitchell C Ruda
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Paper Abstract

Criteria for evaluating the quality of optical concentrators are first discussed. Since nearly any optical system can behave as a concentrator, the suitability of many imaging and nonimaging optical systems for this purpose is examined and their relative merits are evaluated. An example is given in which it is shown how the concentrator system of choice can be selected nearly exclusively on the basis of the absolute and relative values of the required concentration ratios.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 January 1984
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0441, Intl Conf on Nonimaging Concentrators, (5 January 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.937696
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Mitchell C Ruda, Talandic Research Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0441:
Intl Conf on Nonimaging Concentrators
Mitchell C. Ruda, Editor(s)

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