Silicone optical elements for cost-effective solar concentration

Sifang Cui, Nicholas Lyons, Kyung Jo Kim, Robert A Norwood

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


Silicone optical elements are demonstrated for a concentrated photovoltaic system. These components show over 96% transmission through most of the solar spectrum and excellent temperature stability. Unique moldability enables cost-effective and complex shape production.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics for Solar Energy, OSE 2018
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580477
StatePublished - 2018
EventOptics for Solar Energy, OSE 2018 - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: Nov 5 2018Nov 8 2018

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F116-OSE 2018
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherOptics for Solar Energy, OSE 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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