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SOLAR PV CAROUSEL TRACKERS FOR BUILDING FLAT ROOFTOPS:THREE CASE STUDIES
L. Fraas, J. Avery, L. Minkin, & H. Huang - JX Crystals Inc
Henry Schneider - Consultec
Dennis Larson - Consulting Engineering

Lower Cost Solar PV

Near Term Lower Cost Solar Electric Power for US Commercial Customers
L. Fraas, J. Avery, H. Huang, L. Minkin, R. Gelinas, J. Fraas
Presented at International Microelectronics & Packaging Society (IMAPS).
Conference on Alternative Energy. January 16-18, 2007 Albuquerque, NM

 

Solar PV with 3-Sun Mirror Modules

Test Sites and Testing of 3-Sun Mirror Modules
L. Fraas, J. Avery, H. Huang, L. Minkin, R. Gelinas, and J. Fraas
Presented at the IEEE 4.th. World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Waikoloa, Hawaii, 9 May 2006.

 

Start-Up of First 100 kW System in Shanghai with 3-Sun PV Mirror Modules
L. Fraas, J. Avery, H. Huang, L. Minkin, R. Corio, and J. Fraas
Presented at the 4th International Conference on Solar Concentrators for the Generation of Electricity or Hydrogen (ICSC-4)
held in San Lorenzo del Escorial (near Madrid), Spain on March 12 - 16, 2007.

 

Concentrator PV

PORTABLE CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER SUPPLIES

Lewis Fraas1, Leonid Minkin1, James Avery1, H. X. Huang1, Jany Fraas1, and Parvez Uppal2

1JX Crystals Inc, Issaquah, WA, USA

2U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD, USA

 
Demonstration of a 33% Efficient Cassegrainian Solar Module
L. Fraas, J. Avery, H. Huang, L. Minkin, and Eli Shifman
Presented at the IEEE 4.th. World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Waikoloa, Hawaii, 9 May 2006.

 

ThermoPhotoVoltaics (TPV)

DESIGN AND THERMAL MODELING OF A PORTABLE FUEL FIRED CYLINDRICAL TPV BATTERY REPLACEMENT

Lewis Fraas, James Avery, and Leonid Minkin

JX Crystals Inc

1105 12th Ave NW, Suite A2, Issaquah, WA 98027, USA

lfraas@jxcrystals.com (425) 392 5237

Jason Strauch

Sandia National Laboratories

1515 Eubank Blvd NE

Albuquerque, NM 87123, USA

DESIGN OF A MATCHED IR EMITTER FOR A PORTABLE PROPANE FIRED TPV POWER SYSTEM

L. Fraas, J. Avery, L. Minkin, and H.X. Huang,

JX Crystals Inc

1105 12th Ave NW, Suite A2, Issaquah, WA 98027, USA

lfraas@jxcrystals.com (425) 392 5237

J. Strauch and W. Luk

Sandia National Laboratories

1515 Eubank Blvd NE

Albuquerque, NM 87123, USA

 
TPV History from 1990 to Present & Future Trends
Lewis Fraas and Leonid Minkin
Presented at the 7th World TPV Conference (Thermophotovoltaic Generation of Electricity). El Escorial, Madrid (SPAIN). 25-27 September 2006

 

Adapting TPV for Use in a Standard Home Heating Furnace
Randolph S. Carlson and Lewis M. Fraas
Presented at the 7th World TPV Conference (Thermophotovoltaic Generation of Electricity). El Escorial, Madrid (SPAIN). 25-27 September 2006