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Title: Sea shell solar collector

Abstract

A device is provided for the collection and concentration of solar radiant energy including a longitudinally extending structure having a wall for directing radiant energy. The wall is parabolic with its focus along a line parallel to an extreme ray of the sun at one solstice and with its axis along a line parallel to an extreme ray of the sun at the other solstice. An energy absorber is positioned to receive the solar energy thereby collected.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Downers Grove, IL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL
OSTI Identifier:
862697
Patent Number(s):
3991740
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F24 - HEATING F24S - SOLAR HEAT COLLECTORS
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
shell; solar; collector; device; provided; collection; concentration; radiant; energy; including; longitudinally; extending; structure; wall; directing; parabolic; focus; line; parallel; extreme; ray; sun; solstice; axis; absorber; positioned; receive; collected; line parallel; energy absorber; solar collector; radiant energy; solar energy; longitudinally extending; solar radiant; directing radiant; /126/136/

Citation Formats

Rabl, Ari. Sea shell solar collector. United States: N. p., 1976. Web.
Rabl, Ari. Sea shell solar collector. United States.
Rabl, Ari. Thu . "Sea shell solar collector". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862697.
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abstractNote = {A device is provided for the collection and concentration of solar radiant energy including a longitudinally extending structure having a wall for directing radiant energy. The wall is parabolic with its focus along a line parallel to an extreme ray of the sun at one solstice and with its axis along a line parallel to an extreme ray of the sun at the other solstice. An energy absorber is positioned to receive the solar energy thereby collected.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1976},
month = {1}
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