Theoretical and practical progress of new heliostat by chen et al

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Abstract

Recently, Chen and his team were active in the theoretical and practical study of a new heliostat for the use of solar energy. This work represents the first innovation in the area of heliostats after many years of little progress. The mathematical development of the tracking and concentration optics principles, and the practical implementation and demonstration of the technology, are both very interesting advances in this field. Many applications are possible for this technology such as generation of solar electricity and solar industrial process heat.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-164
Number of pages2
JournalCommunications in Theoretical Physics
Volume45
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 15 Jan 2006

Keywords

  • Astigmatism correction
  • Concentrator
  • Solar energy
  • Solar furnace
  • Sun tracking

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