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The following publications with relation to CPVMatch have already been published or submitted:

  • P. Besson, P. McVey White, C. Dominguez, P. Voarino, P. Garcia-Linares, et al., Spectrally-resolved measurement of concentrated light distributions for Fresnel lens concentrators, Optics Express 24(1), 2016, USA, pp. A397-A407.
  • F. Dimroth, T. N. D. Tibbits, M. Niemeyer, F. Predan, P. Beutel, et al., Four-Junction Wafer Bonded Concentrator Solar Cells, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 6(1), 2016, USA, pp. 343-349.
  • S. P. Philipps, M. Baudrit, K. Hillerich, V. Moreau, R. Parmesani, et al., CPVMatch - Concentrating Photovoltaic modules using advanced technologies and cells for highest efficiencies, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics 1766, 25-27 April 2016 (Freiburg, Germany), 2016, Melville, NY, USA, pp. 060002-1-060002-10.
  • P. Voarino, C. Weick, A. Ritou, P. Garcia-Liñares, P. Besson, et al., Characterization of the Influence of Temperature on Achromatic Mirrors by means of METHOD, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics 1766, 25-27 April 2016 (Freiburg, Germany), 2016, Melville, NY, USA, pp. 050008-1–050008-6.
  • M. Steiner, G. Siefer, M. Baudrit, S. Askins, C. Dominguez, et al., Rating of CPV Modules: Results of Module Round Robins, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics 1766, 25-27 April 2016 (Freiburg, Germany), 2016, Melville, NY, USA, pp. 040005-1–040005-6.
  • G. Vallerotto, S. Askins, M. Victoria, I. Antón, G. Sala, A Novel Achromatic Fresnel Lens for High Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics 1766, 25-27 April 2016 (Freiburg, Germany), 2016, Melville, NY, USA, pp. 050007-1–050007-6.
  • M. Victoria, S. Askins, R. Herrero, C. Domínguez, R. Nuñez, et al., Measuring Primary Lens Efficiency: A proposal for Standardization, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics 1766, 25-27 April 2016 (Freiburg, Germany), 2016, Melville, NY, USA, pp. 120001-1–120001-6.
  • S. Askins, G. Vallerotto, M. Victoria, R. Herrero, C. Dominguez et al., A Manufacturable Achromatic Fresnel Lens For CPV, 2016 IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2016, Portland, OR, USA, pp. 0204-0209.
  • C. Domínguez, M. Victoria, V. Pérez, S. Askins, R. Herrero, et al., Using a multi-junction cell receiver as self-detector for spectrally-resolved optical efficiency measurement of concentrators, 2016 IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2016, Portland, OR, USA, pp. 2333-2336.
  • S. P. Philipps, M. Baudrit, K. Hillerich, V. Moreau, R. Parmesani, et al., CPVMatch - Concentrating Photovoltaic modules using advanced technologies and cells for highest efficiencies, Proceedings of the 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 20-24 June 2016, Munich, Germany, pp. 1393 - 1398.
  • G. Vallerotto, M. Victoria, S. Askins, R. Herrero, C. Domínguez, et al., Design and modelling of a cost-effective achromatic Fresnel lens for concentrating photovoltaics, Optics Express 24(18), 2016, USA, pp. A1245-A1256.
  • S. Askins, M. Victoria, R. Herrero, C. Domínguez, I. Antón et al., Hybrid Dome with Total Internal Reflector as a Secondary Optical Element for CPV, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics 1766, 25-27 April 2016 (Freiburg, Germany), 2016, Melville, NY, USA, pp. 050002-1–050002-6.
  • C. Domínguez, R. Nuñez, R. Herrero, I. Antón, G. Sala, Power Rating Based on Two Different Spectroheliometers with Lattice-matched (LM) and Upright Metamorphic (UM) Component Solar Cells, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics 1766, 25-27 April 2016 (Freiburg, Germany), 2016, Melville, NY, USA, pp. 100002-1–100002-6.
  • F. Trespidi, G. Timò, Optical design of an off-axis mirror based solar concentrator, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems 1881, 1–3 May 2017 (Ottawa, Canada), 2017, Ottawa, Canada, pp. 030008-1-030008-6.
  • A. Minuto, G. Timò, Innovative test facility for a comparative outdoor CPV modules characterization, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems 1881, 1–3 May 2017 (Ottawa, Canada), 2017, Ottawa, Canada, pp. 020009-1-020009-8
  • S. Bernardis, P. Voarino, F. Trespidi, A. Barbot, I. Tsanakas, G. Timò, M. Baudrit, Optical modelling based on angle and temperature dependent EQE measurements on III-V multi-junction solar cells, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems 1881, 1–3 May 2017 (Ottawa, Canada), 2017, Ottawa, Canada, pp. 070003-1-070003-6.
  • G. Vallerotto, M. Victoria, S. Askins, I. Antón, G. Sala, Experimental Characterization of Achromatic Doublet on Glass (ADG) Fresnel Lenses, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems 1881, 1–3 May 2017 (Ottawa, Canada), 2017, Ottawa, Canada, pp. 030010-1-030010-6.
  • M. Victoria, C. Domínguez, G. Vallerotto, I. Antón, G. Sala, Spectrally-Resolved Optical Efficiency Using a Multi-Junction Cell as Light Sensor: Application Cases, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems 1881, 1–3 May 2017 (Ottawa, Canada), 2017, Ottawa, Canada, pp. 030011-1-030011-8.
  • M. Victoria, G. Vallerotto, S. Askins, I. Antón, G. Sala, Achromatic lens casting nearly uniform irradiance over MJ solar cells, European PV Solar Energy Conference, 25-29 September 2017 (Amsterdam).
  • M. Steiner, G. Siefer, A. W. Bett, Uncertainty estimation of spectral matching ratio based power rating of CPV modules, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems 1881, 1–3 May 2017 (Ottawa, Canada), 2017, Ottawa, Canada, pp. 060001-1-060001-6.
  • F. Trespidi, E. Malvisi, R. Parmesani, Shape characterization of the primary mirror of a mirror based solar concentrator, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems 1881, 1–3 May 2017 (Ottawa, Canada), 2017, Ottawa, Canada, pp. 030009-1-030009-6.
Quick Facts
Full Title Concentrating Photovoltaic modules using advanced technolgies and cells for highest efficiencies
Acronym CPVMatch
Coordinator Fraunhofer ISE
Participants 9 partners (4 Research Institutions, 1 University, 2 Industry Partners and 2 SMEs)
Project duration 42 months (3 and a half years)
Dates May 2015 - October 2018
Type Collaborative project
Project Funding 4.95 M€
Effort 536 person/months