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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2011, 133(2): 021011.
Published Online: April 8, 2011
... kinetics sodium solar energy conversion stability The world demand for energy is projected to increase by 40% over the course of the next 20 years and double by 2050. Liquid fuels derived from petroleum account for the largest share (35%) of global energy consumption, the majority consumed...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2011, 133(2): 024501.
Published Online: March 22, 2011
... 22 03 2011 solar absorber-convertors solar energy conversion Solar thermal energy is typically harvested through the use of a black plate absorber for low-flux applications. Although this is the most common method, researchers had proposed as early as the 1970s ( 1 ) the use...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2011, 133(1): 011010.
Published Online: February 3, 2011
... storage heat exchangers solar energy conversion Residential energy use accounts for 22% of all energy consumed in the United States. Despite the enormous potential of using highly efficient solar thermal systems to meet space heating, cooling, and hot water loads, which account for nearly 60...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2011, 133(1): 011002.
Published Online: November 23, 2010
... 12 02 2010 23 11 2010 23 11 2010 clay electrolytes ionic conductivity solar cells solar energy conversion Dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC) are considered to have a lower cost compared with amorphous silicon solar cells ( 1 ). The components of the DSSC have more...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2010, 132(4): 041011.
Published Online: October 12, 2010
... production II-VI semiconductors renewable energy sources solar energy conversion zinc compounds We are living in an era of rising energy prices, exploding worldwide energy demand, and rising temperatures due to increasing greenhouse gas emissions ( 1 2 ). Most scientists agree that in order...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2010, 132(3): 031013.
Published Online: June 21, 2010
... if the overall conversion of heat to work is to be considered. Carnot cycle enthalpy nickel compounds ray tracing solar energy conversion zinc compounds 14 12 2009 07 01 2010 21 06 2010 21 06 2010 2010 American Society of Mechanical Engineers ...
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Article Type: Solar Energy R&D In Asia Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2010, 132(2): 021203.
Published Online: May 4, 2010
... systems is expected to be realized in the next 10 years, which will provide strong support for China’s economic development. 03 03 2009 11 09 2009 04 05 2010 04 05 2010 renewable energy sources solar absorber-convertors solar energy concentrators solar energy conversion...
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Article Type: Solar Energy R&D In Asia
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2010, 132(2): 021102.
Published Online: April 29, 2010
... quartz solar energy conversion Several multistep thermochemical water splitting cycles consisting of more than two steps can decompose water into hydrogen and oxygen at lower operational temperatures compared with that in the direct thermal splitting of water ( 15 16 17 18 ). However...
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Article Type: Editorial
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2010, 132(1): 010201.
Published Online: January 5, 2010
...Aldo Steinfeld 05 01 2010 05 01 2010 solar energy conversion solar power Dear authors and readers of JSEE, It has been a great honor to serve as Editor of the ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering for the last 5 years. The Journal has seen a steady expansion...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2009, 131(2): 021001.
Published Online: March 11, 2009
... flux, at the same operating temperature. 24 11 2007 11 08 2008 11 03 2009 carbon compounds chemical energy conversion gas mixtures heat transfer hydrogen production pyrolysis solar energy conversion surface chemistry Reforming of methane and other hydrocarbons...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2008, 130(1): 014504.
Published Online: January 7, 2008
.... 21 09 2006 12 06 2007 07 01 2008 chemical energy conversion chemical reactors solar energy conversion solar chemistry solar chemical reactor internally circulating fluidized bed coal gasification solar hydrogen Thermochemical conversion of concentrated solar...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2007, 129(2): 184–189.
Published Online: April 19, 2006
.... In particular, the REC researchers have demonstrated that C O 2 could be dissociated to CO at 2273 K using solar photons with the resulting solar-to-chemical energy efficiency of 5%. With regard to efficiency, the REC researchers have projected an overall solar energy conversion efficiency...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2006, 128(2): 199–203.
Published Online: November 10, 2005
... optical windows power engineering computing solar energy conversion fenestration insulation window glass energy efficiency Practical glazing systems with very low overall heat loss have in general employed multiple glass panes with an inert gas fill to reduce conductive and convective...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2006, 128(2): 258–260.
Published Online: September 30, 2005
...Y. V. Vorobiev; J. González-Hernández; A. Kribus The analysis is given of hybrid system of solar energy conversion having a stage operating at high temperature. The system contains a radiation concentrator, a photovoltaic solar cell, and a thermal generator, which could be thermoelectric one...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2006, 128(2): 125–133.
Published Online: September 27, 2005
... developed and installed in the solar furnace in Cologne, Germany. It was proven that solar hydrogen production is feasible by this process demonstrating that multicycling of the process was possible in principle. 09 05 2005 27 09 2005 solar energy conversion iron compounds hydrogen...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2006, 128(1): 30–33.
Published Online: May 12, 2005
... 2004 12 05 2005 solar energy conversion photovoltaic cells solar cell arrays photovoltaic infrared full-spectrum A solar concentrating system that directs visible daylight into fiber optic cables was built at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ( 1 2 3 4 5 6...
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Article Type: Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2005, 127(2): 302.
Published Online: April 25, 2005
...Nitin Goel 25 04 2005 thermodynamics finite difference methods solar energy conversion mass transfer cooling solar absorber-convertors Nitin Goel received the 2004 ASME Solar Energy Division Graduate Student Award for his work on the combined power and cooling...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2006, 128(1): 45–53.
Published Online: February 25, 2005
.... , eds., Pergamon , Oxford. 20 07 2004 25 02 2005 computational fluid dynamics Stirling engines heat transfer turbulence installation solar energy conversion mathematical analysis A dish/Stirling engine installation is recognized as one of the most promising concepts...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2005, 127(1): 53–59.
Published Online: February 7, 2005
... on the condenser temperature. Consequently, these systems could be a solution for solar refrigeration using off-the-shelf components. refrigerators refrigerants cooling solar energy conversion Ejector Compression Refrigeration Cooling Low Temperature Energy, Efficient Use of Energy...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2005, 127(1): 102–108.
Published Online: February 7, 2005
.... Davidson. 01 July 2004 27 April 2004 05 May 2004 07 02 2005 heat radiation radiative transfer chemical energy conversion solar energy conversion heat conduction chemical reactors solar energy concentrators convection reaction kinetics Monte Carlo methods...