International Journal of Photoenergy / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

New Strategies and Simulation Tools to Optically Design a Field of Heliostats

Table 1

Mirror angular noise, as a function of the Gaussian noise variance, and effect on the furnace illumination.

Variance of the Gaussian angular noiseFWHM noise
on the mirrors
FWHM error
on the furnace

0.00625±0,093°±0,186°
0.011±0,123°±0,247°
0.0125±0,132°±0,263°
0.025±0,186°±0,372°
0.05±0,263°±0,527°

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