IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Lightweight Carbon Fiber Mirrors for Solar Concentrator Applications

2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC)

Author(s): Nina Vaidya ; Harry A. Atwater ; Michael D. Kelzenberg ; Pilar Espinet-Gonzalez ; Tatiana G. Vinogradova ; Jing-Shun Huang ; Christophe Leclerc ; Ali Naqavi ; Emily C. Warmann ; Sergio Pellegrino
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 June 2017
Conference Location: Washington, DC, USA
Conference Date: 25 June 2017
Page(s): 572 - 577
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-5090-5605-7
DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366046
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Lightweight parabolic mirrors for solar concentrators have been fabricated using carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) and a nanometer scale optical surface smoothing technique. The smoothing... View More

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