SCOTS: A fast, inexpensive test of solar concentrators

Robert E. Parks, Peng Su

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations


The Software Configurable Optical Test System (SCOTS) is a simple, inexpensive yet highly flexible optical test configurable for almost any specular surface. It consists of a computer generated, patterned display and a digital imaging detector. The test is particularly well suited for the testing of solar concentrators.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics for Solar Energy, OSE 2010
StatePublished - 2010
EventOptics for Solar Energy, OSE 2010 - Tucson, AZ, United States
Duration: Jun 7 2010Jun 8 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherOptics for Solar Energy, OSE 2010
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityTucson, AZ

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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