Ultra-wide field of view lens-let array for efficient solar collection

Alsaigh, Rakan E. and Bauer, Ralf and Lavery, Martin P.J. (2019) Ultra-wide field of view lens-let array for efficient solar collection. In: CLEO. Optical Society of America, Washington, DC. ISBN 9781557528209

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    Abstract

    Efficient solar collection over a full-day is a leading challenge for photovoltaic power generation. We present a novel multi-layer lens-let array that increases the daily collection efficiency of standard panels by a factor of 2.32.