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Lens Evaluation

  • Ralf Leutz
  • Akio Suzuki
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Part of the Springer Series in OPTICAL SCIENCES book series (SSOS, volume 83)

Abstract

Solar collectors suffer from many types of loss. The collector is an energy system consisting of a concentrator, a receiver, some kind of support structure, and the means to connect it to a larger system such as a working fluid or an inverter in the cases of solar thermal energy conversion and grid-connected photovoltaic generation of electricity, respectively.

Keywords

Concentration Ratio Reflectance Loss Solar Collector Optical Efficiency Fresnel Lens 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralf Leutz
    • 1
  • Akio Suzuki
    • 2
  1. 1.Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology BASETokyoJapan
  2. 2.Natural Sciences SectorUNESCOParis Cedex 15France

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