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Luminescent solar power: Quantum separation between free-energy and heat for cost-effective base-load solar energy generation (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Shimry Haviv; Natali Revivo; Nimrod Kruger; Carmel Rotschild

Paper Abstract

Luminescent-solar-power spatially separates solar photon’s heat from free-energy for parallel harvesting of both. While the heat from a photoluminescent-absorber runs a turbine, its narrow emission matches the PV’s band-edge thus enabling cost-effective base-load solar energy generation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 March 2020
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Proc. SPIE 11298, Photonic Heat Engines: Science and Applications II, 112980M (9 March 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2544885
Show Author Affiliations
Shimry Haviv, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
Natali Revivo, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
Nimrod Kruger, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
Carmel Rotschild, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11298:
Photonic Heat Engines: Science and Applications II
Denis V. Seletskiy; Richard I. Epstein; Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, Editor(s)

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