San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
11 - 15 August 2019
Conference 11120
Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XVI
Sunday - Monday 11 - 12 August 2019
Important
Dates
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Abstract Due:
30 January 2019

Author Notification:
8 April 2019

Manuscript Due Date:
17 July 2019

Conference
Committee
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Conference Chairs
  • Roland Winston, Univ. of California, Merced (United States)
  • Eli Yablonovitch, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States)

Program Committee
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Session 1:
Advanced Development
Sunday 11 August 2019
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Session Chair:
Roland Winston, Univ. of California, Merced (United States)
A new record for thermophotovoltaic efficiency (Invited Paper)
Paper 11120-1
Author(s): Zunaid Omair, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States); Gregg Scranton, Tianyao P. Xiao, Univ. of California (United States); Myles A. Steiner, National renewable energy laboratory (United States); John F. Holzrichter, Physical Insight Associates (United States); Eli Yablonovitch, Univ. of California (United States)
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Advances in Raman-based broadband optical refrigeration
Paper 11120-2
Author(s): Charles M. Fortmann, St. John's Univ. (United States)
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High concentration parabolic trough solar collector with novel secondary reflector in the vacuum receiver
Paper 11120-3
Author(s): Yogesh Bhusal, Univ. of California, Merced (United States)
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Combined solar power and heat for electricity, hot water, and space heating
Paper 11120-4
Author(s): Ali Hassanzadeh, Bennett Widyolar, Sai Kiran Hota, Jordyn Brinkley, Lun Jiang, Roland Winston, Gerardo Diaz, Univ. of California, Merced (United States)
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Session 2:
Concentrator Designs
Sunday 11 August 2019
10:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Session Chair:
Lun Jiang, Univ. of California, Merced (United States)
Photovoltaic concentrators tailored to the special requirements of private commercial space missions
Paper 11120-5
Author(s): Christian J. Ruud, Noel C. Giebink, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Daniel Feuermann, Jeffrey M. Gordon, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
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Nonimaging optical elements for tracking-integrated HCPV: Design and demonstration of 3D-printed prototypes
Paper 11120-6
Author(s): Harry N. Apostoleris, Khalifa Univ. of Science, Technology and Research (United Arab Emirates); Marco Stefancich, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (United Arab Emirates); Matteo Chiesa, Omar AlMelhi, Boulos Alfakes, Khalifa Univ. of Science, Technology and Research (United Arab Emirates)
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Implementation of a qualitative test for a Fresnel lens
Paper 11120-7
Author(s): Martín Jiménez-Rodríguez, Maximino Avendaño-Alejo, Instituto de Ciencias Aplicadas y Tecnología, Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico)
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Low cost dispatchable heat for small scale solar thermal desalination systems
Paper 11120-8
Author(s): Jordyn T. Brinkley, Univ. of California, Merced (United States)
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Session 3:
Numerical and Freeform Methods
Sunday 11 August 2019
11:20 AM - 12:20 PM
Session Chair:
Jeffrey M. Gordon, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
A surface growth method for 3D freeform optic design
Paper 11120-9
Author(s): Alex Lehmann, The Univ. of New South Wales (Australia); Nicholas Ekins-Daukes, The Univ. of New South Wales (Australia); Mark Keevers, The Univ. of South Wales (Australia)
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Pushing the limits of beam-steering lens arrays
Paper 11120-10
Author(s): Håkon Jarand Dugstad Johnsen, Jan Torgersen, Astrid Aksnes, Norwegian Univ. of Science and Technology (Norway)
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Advances in flowline simulations
Paper 11120-11
Author(s): Ángel García-Botella, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
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Lunch Break 12:20 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 4:
Solar Applications
Sunday 11 August 2019
1:20 PM - 3:10 PM
Session Chair:
Zunaid Omair, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States)
Nonimaging solar collectors toward net-zero GHG emission (Invited Paper)
Paper 11120-12
Author(s): Bennett K. Widyolar, Lun Jiang, Roland Winston, Univ. of California, Merced (United States)
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Aplanatic solar towers that increase concentration, markedly reduce geometric losses, and permit ground-level receivers
Paper 11120-13
Author(s): Jeffrey M. Gordon, Daniel Feuermann, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
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A nonimaging concentrator for enhanced agricultural sun-drying
Paper 11120-14
Author(s): Harry N. Apostoleris, Tuza Olukan, Khalifa Univ. of Science, Technology and Research (United Arab Emirates)
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Investigating power loss due to non-uniform illumination on bifacial photovoltaic arrays
Paper 11120-15
Author(s): Sam Tan, Raymond K. Kostuk, Jianbo Zhao, Benjamin Chrysler, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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Beyond the grid: The promise of solar concentration for non-electrical energy generation
Paper 11120-16
Author(s): Harry N. Apostoleris, Khalifa Univ. of Science, Technology and Research (United Arab Emirates); Marco Stefancich, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (United Arab Emirates); Matteo Chiesa, Khalifa Univ. of Science, Technology and Research (United Arab Emirates), Arctic Renewable Energy Ctr., UiT The Arctic Univ. of Norway (Norway)
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Session 5:
New Concepts
Sunday 11 August 2019
3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
Session Chair:
Marco Stefancich, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (United Arab Emirates)
Simple analytical model for optical efficiency of an energy-harvesting projector
Paper 11120-17
Author(s): Ichiro Fujieda, Yasuhiro Tsutsumi, Masamichi Ohta, Yoshiki Yamada, Ritsumeikan Univ. (Japan)
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Gauge invariance in flow line optics
Paper 11120-18
Author(s): Roland Winston, Lun Jiang, Univ. of California, Merced (United States)
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The vector potential of flow line and nonimaging optics
Paper 11120-19
Author(s): Lun Jiang, Roland Winston, Univ. of California, Merced (United States); Ángel G. Botella, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
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Session 6:
Illumination
Sunday 11 August 2019
4:40 PM - 5:40 PM
Session Chair:
Harry N. Apostoleris, Khalifa Univ. of Science, Technology and Research (United Arab Emirates)
Integration of nonimaging optics with Kohler illumination for projection systems
Paper 11120-20
Author(s): Jonathan Ferry, Roland Winston, Univ. of California, Merced (United States)
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Improved solar illumination collection using holographic light management techniques
Paper 11120-21
Author(s): Jianbo Zhao, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Raymond K. Kostuk, Sam Tan, Benjamin Chrysler, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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Evolutionary optimization algorithms for nonimaging optical design
Paper 11120-22
Author(s): Ángel García-Botella, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain); Daniel Vázquez-Moliní, Antonio-Alvarez Fernandez-Balbuena, Berta Garcia-Fernandez, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
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Session Plen:
Sunday Evening Plenary Session
Sunday 11 August 2019
6:00 PM - 7:25 PM

6:00 pm to 6:05 pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks

Accelerating science: how AI and cloud computing can boost scientific progress (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11139-201
Author(s): Massimo Mascaro, Google Cloud (United States)
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LISA: observing gravitational waves from Space (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11115-202
Author(s): Martin Gehler, European Space Agency (France)
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Monday 12 August Show All Abstracts
Session PMon:
Posters-Monday
Monday 12 August 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Conference attendees are invited to attend the poster session on Monday evening. Come view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field. Registration badges are required for entry.

Poster Setup: Monday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
View poster presentation guidelines and set-up instructions at
http://spie.org/OPPosterGuidelines
Large-scale spectrum splitting CPV using double flat waveguides
Paper 11120-23
Author(s): Seoyong Shin, Ngoc-Hai Vu, Thanh Tuan Pham, Myongji Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
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Compound nonimaging Fresnel lens design and optimization
Paper 11120-24
Author(s): Perla Marlene Viera-González, Guillermo E. Sánchez-Guerrero, Fabiola J. Aleman-Alegre, Univ. Autónoma de Nuevo León (Mexico)
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Optical design for LED illumination in application of implantable retinal prostheses
Paper 11120-25
Author(s): Ting-Ming Huang, Fong-Zhi Chen, Instrument Technology Research Ctr. (Taiwan); Chin-Fong Chiu, A-Neuron Electronic Corp. (Taiwan); Chung-Yu Wu, National Chiao Tung Univ. (Taiwan)
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Spectral and color characterization of the cleaning process of the mosaic at the House of Hippolytus in Complutum, Spain
Paper 11120-26
Author(s): Ángel García-Botella, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain); Cristina Cabello-Briones, Univ. Autónoma de Madrid (Spain); Santiago Mayorga-Pinilla, Daniel Vázquez-Moliní, Antonio-Alvarez Fernandez-Balbuena, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain); Joaquin Barrio-Martín, Univ. Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)
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Developments for lighting applications by using prismatic film
Paper 11120-27
Author(s): Berta Garcia-Fernandez, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain), Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain); Antonio Álvarez Fernández-Balbuena , Daniel Vázquez-Moliní, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
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Design and testing of a Fresnel’s mirror for solar energy
Paper 11120-28
Author(s): Martín Jiménez-Rodríguez, Maximino Avendaño-Alejo, Fabiola Méndez Arriaga, Instituto de Ciencias Aplicadas y Tecnología, Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico); Rafael Almanza Salgado, Instituto de Ingeniería, Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico)
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Illumination Technical Event
Monday 12 August 2019
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Chair: Jake Jacobsen, Synopsys, Inc. (United States)

Please join us for an evening of stimulating discussion, networking, and conversation. Don’t miss this annual gathering where we discuss the latest developments in the field of illumination. At the end of the presentation any member of the audience may present information within the broad field of illumination. Light refreshments will be served.

Light refreshments sponsored by:

The Optical Solutions Group at
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