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SMARTS References

The following references provide information about the SMARTS model derivation, validations, and applications.

Model Derivation

Gueymard, C.A. (2001). "Parameterized Transmittance Model for Direct Beam and Circumsolar Spectral Irradiance." Solar Energy (71:5); pp. 325-346.

Gueymard, C.A. (1995). SMARTS, A Simple Model of the Atmospheric Radiative Transfer of Sunshine: Algorithms and Performance Assessment. Technical Report No. FSEC-PF-270-95. Cocoa, FL: Florida Solar Energy Center.

Gueymard, C.A.; Kambezidis, H.D. (2004). "Solar Spectral Radiation," Chapter 5. Muneer, T., ed. Solar Radiation and Daylight Models, Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann; pp. 221-301.

Model Validation and Applications

Gueymard, C.A. (2005). "Interdisciplinary Applications of a Versatile Spectral Solar Irradiance Model: A Review." Energy (30); pp. 1551-1576.

Gueymard, C.A. (2006). "Prediction and Validation of Cloudless Shortwave Irradiance Spectra for Horizontal, Tilted, or Tracking Receivers." Prepared for the Solar 2006 Conference, American Solar Energy Society, Denver, CO.

Gueymard, C.; Kambezidis, H.D. (1997). "Illuminance Turbidity Parameters and Atmospheric Extinction in the Visible Spectrum." Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society (123); pp. 679-697.

Gueymard, C.A.; Myers, D.; Emery, K. (2002), "Proposed Reference Irradiance Spectra for Solar Energy Systems Testing." Solar Energy (73:6); pp. 443-467.

Gueymard, C.; Vignola, F. (1998). "Determination of Atmospheric Turbidity from the Diffuse-Beam Broadband Irradiance Ratio." Solar Energy (63); pp. 135-146.

Myers, D.R.; Emery, K.; Gueymard, C. (2002). "Proposed Reference Spectral Irradiance Standards to Improve Concentrating Photovoltaic System Design & Performance Evaluation." Proceedings of the 29th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. New Orleans, LA; pp. 923-926.

Myers, D.R.; Emery, K.; Gueymard, C. (2004). "Revising and Validating Spectral Irradiance Reference Standards for Photovoltaic Performance." Journal of Solar Energy Engineering (126); pp. 645-653.

Myers, D.R.; Emery, K.; Gueymard, C. (2002). "Terrestrial Solar Spectral Modeling Tools and Applications for Photovoltaic Devices." Proceedings of the 29th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. New Orleans, LA; pp. 183-1,686.

Myers, D.R.; Gueymard, C. (2004). "Description and Availability of the SMARTS Spectral Model for Photovoltaic Applications." Prepared for the 49th SPIE Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.