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Impact of curvature on the optimal configuration of flexible luminescent solar concentrators

Portnoi, M; Sol, C; Tummeltshammer, C; Papakonstantinou, I; (2017) Impact of curvature on the optimal configuration of flexible luminescent solar concentrators. Optics Letters , 42 (14) pp. 2695-2698. 10.1364/OL.42.002695. Green open access

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Abstract

Flexible luminescent solar concentrators (LSCs) could deliver integrated photovoltaics in all aspects of our lives, from architecture to wearable electronics. We present and experimentally verify a model for the optimization of the external optical efficiency of LSCs under varying degrees of curvature. We demonstrate differences between the optimization of flat and bent LSCs, showing that optimal fluorophore concentrations can differ by a factor of two.

Type: Article
Title: Impact of curvature on the optimal configuration of flexible luminescent solar concentrators
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1364/OL.42.002695
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.42.002695
Language: English
Additional information: Published by The Optical Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. Further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the published article's title, journal citation, and DOI.
Keywords: Fluorescent and Luminescent Materials, Concentrators, Wavelength conversion devices, Polymer waveguides, Total internal reflection, Solar energy
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UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Dept of Electronic and Electrical Eng
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1561335
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