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Title: Systems and methods for direct thermal receivers using near blackbody configurations

Abstract

An aspect of the present disclosure is a receiver for receiving radiation from a heliostat array that includes at least one external panel configured to form an internal cavity and an open face. The open face is positioned substantially perpendicular to a longitudinal axis and forms an entrance to the internal cavity. The receiver also includes at least one internal panel positioned within the cavity and aligned substantially parallel to the longitudinal axis, and the at least one internal panel includes at least one channel configured to distribute a heat transfer medium.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1650893
Patent Number(s):
10,648,697
Application Number:
15/911,723
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 03/05/2018
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Wagner, Michael, Ma, Zhiwen, Martinek, Janna, Neises, Ty, and Turchi, Craig S. Systems and methods for direct thermal receivers using near blackbody configurations. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Wagner, Michael, Ma, Zhiwen, Martinek, Janna, Neises, Ty, & Turchi, Craig S. Systems and methods for direct thermal receivers using near blackbody configurations. United States.
Wagner, Michael, Ma, Zhiwen, Martinek, Janna, Neises, Ty, and Turchi, Craig S. Tue . "Systems and methods for direct thermal receivers using near blackbody configurations". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1650893.
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title = {Systems and methods for direct thermal receivers using near blackbody configurations},
author = {Wagner, Michael and Ma, Zhiwen and Martinek, Janna and Neises, Ty and Turchi, Craig S.},
abstractNote = {An aspect of the present disclosure is a receiver for receiving radiation from a heliostat array that includes at least one external panel configured to form an internal cavity and an open face. The open face is positioned substantially perpendicular to a longitudinal axis and forms an entrance to the internal cavity. The receiver also includes at least one internal panel positioned within the cavity and aligned substantially parallel to the longitudinal axis, and the at least one internal panel includes at least one channel configured to distribute a heat transfer medium.},
doi = {},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1650893}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {5}
}

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