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Title: Photovoltaic concentrator assembly with optically active cover

A photovoltaic concentrator assembly that includes a housing that defines an internal volume and includes a rim, wherein the rim defines an opening into the internal volume, a photovoltaic cell positioned in the internal volume, and an optical element that includes an optically active body and a flange extending outward from the body, wherein the flange is sealingly engaged with the rim of the housing to enclose the internal volume.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1117846
Report Number(s):
8,633,376
12/563,644
DOE Contract Number:
FC36-07GO17052
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
The Boeing Company, Chicago, IL, USA
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY