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Title: Radiant energy collector

Abstract

An electromagnetic energy collection device is provided which does not require a solar tracking capability. It includes an energy receiver positioned between two side walls which reflect substantially all incident energy received over a predetermined included angle directly onto the energy receiver.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Chicago, IL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
862740
Patent Number(s):
4002499
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G02 - OPTICS G02B - OPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F24 - HEATING F24S - SOLAR HEAT COLLECTORS
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
radiant; energy; collector; electromagnetic; collection; device; provided; require; solar; tracking; capability; receiver; positioned; walls; reflect; substantially; incident; received; predetermined; included; angle; directly; incident energy; energy collector; collection device; radiant energy; electromagnetic energy; solar tracking; energy receiver; magnetic energy; energy collection; receiver positioned; energy received; included angle; /136/126/250/359/

Citation Formats

Winston, Roland. Radiant energy collector. United States: N. p., 1977. Web.
Winston, Roland. Radiant energy collector. United States.
Winston, Roland. Tue . "Radiant energy collector". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862740.
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abstractNote = {An electromagnetic energy collection device is provided which does not require a solar tracking capability. It includes an energy receiver positioned between two side walls which reflect substantially all incident energy received over a predetermined included angle directly onto the energy receiver.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1977},
month = {1}
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