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MIRROR SATELLITES FOR SOLAR POWER FROM SPACE

Lewis M Fraas
JX Crystals Inc, Issaquah, WA USA
 
SPRAT XXIII Oct 2014

 

SUNBEAMS FROM SPACE MIRRORS IN DAWN-DUSK POLAR ORBIT FEEDING

SOLAR FIELDS ON THE GROUND FOR LOW COST ELECTRICITY

Lewis M Fraas
JX Crystals Inc, Issaquah, WA USA
 
64th International Astronautical Congress, Beijing, China 
 

MIRRORS IN DAWN DUSK ORBIT FOR LOW-COST TERRISTIAL SOLAR ELECTRIC POWER IN THE EVENING

Lewis M Fraas
JX Crystals Inc, Issaquah, WA USA
 
Billy Derbes and Arthur Palisoc
L'Grande Inc Tustin, CA USA
 

 

MIRROR IN SPACE FOR LOW-COST TERRISTIAL SOLAR ELECTRIC POWER AT NIGHT

Lewis M Fraas
JX Crystals Inc, Issaquah, WA, USA

 

ThermoPhotoVoltaics (TPV)

 

ECONOMIC POTENTIAL FOR THERMOPHOTOVOLTAIC ELECTRICAL POWER GENERATION  IN THE STEEL INDUSTRY

Lewis Fraas

40th IEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference

Colorado Convention Center, June 2014 

 

DESIGN OF A PORTABLE FUEL FIRED CYLINDRICAL TPV BATTERY REPLACEMENT

Lewis Fraas, James Avery, and Leonid Minkin

JX Crystals inc, Issaquah, WA

 

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

 

Carousel Tracker

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.