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Flower power: ‘Sunflower’ system churns out useful energy

The Sunflower Hybrid CPV/T system with parabolic concentrator mirror and dual-axis tracking.

A large reflective dish (curved white sheet at left) focuses the Sun’s rays on a cluster of solar cells (small silver box, centre) reminiscent of a sunflower’s eye. Credit: W. Skelton et al. Cell Rep. Phys. Sci.

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Nature 605, 399 (2022)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-022-01313-x

References

  1. Skelton, W. et al. Cell Rep. Phys. Sci. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xcrp.2022.100887 (2022).

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