Yearly Archives: 2010

LPI solution to IODC challenge obtains the best results

    I t was simply a challenge perfect for the scientists at LPI: “Transfer the maximum monochromatic flux from a 1mm square Lambertian source onto a target that has an area of 4mm but is in the shape of a 16:9 ratio rectangle.”: Click here for the detail of the problem. The problem was a tradition

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    LPI-Europe scientists publish technical paper in Optics Express

      Leading scientists at LPI’s Spanish subsidiary in Madrid have published a new paper presenting an advanced and patent pending Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV) design called the LPI Fresnel- Köhler. The design is comprised of a four-quadrant Fresnel primary lens and a four-node secondary refractive element. The article is published in the latest issue of Optics Express,

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      LPI-designed XR700 HCPV Solar Power Technology Moves Into Commercialization Phase

        The Boeing Company and Stirling Energy Systems have formed a strategic partnership to complete the commercialization and deployment of Boeing’s XR700 high-concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar power technology. The key component of the XR700 is the Off-Axis optics used in the system. Through a licensing agreement with Boeing, Stirling has acquired the sole rights to develop,

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        Dr. J.C. Minano receives A. E. Conrady Award

          Light Prescriptions Innovators’ Associate Dr. Juan Carlos Miñano has been named the 2010 recipient of the A. E. Conrady Award by the officers and directors of SPIE- the International Society of Optical Engineers. The A. E. Conrady Award is presented annually in recognition of exceptional contributions in design, construction, and testing of optical systems and

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