International Journal of Photoenergy / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Theoretical and Experimental Optical Evaluation and Comparison of Symmetric 2D CPC and V-Trough Collector for Photovoltaic Applications

Table 1

Geometrical dimensions of the 2D CPC and V-trough collector.

ParameterCPC (before truncation)CPC (after truncation)V-trough

Acceptance half-angle (°) 30.030.7 21.0
Trough angle (°)[—][—] 10.0
Concentration ratio 2.01.96 1.96
Aperture width (mm)218.0213.64213.64
Receiver width (mm)109.0 109.0 109.0
Receiver length (mm)109.0 109.0 109.0
Maximum height (mm)282.4212.07 296.72
Maximum length (mm)500.0 500.0 500.0

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