Assessment of optical performance of three non-tracking, non-imaging, external compound parabolic concentrators designed for high temperature solar thermal collector units

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Cisneros, Jesus;
(2010)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Environmental Studies. | Solar thermal collector units | Parabolic concentrators
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics | Physics::Space Physics

The objective of this thesis is to perform a preliminary optical assessment of the external compound parabolic concentrator (XCPC) component in three concentrating solar thermal units. Each solar thermal unit consists an optical element (the non-imaging concent... View more
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