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SolTrace Publications

The following publications are related to SolTrace.

Jorgensen, G. (1991). "Comparison of Predicted Optical Performance with Measured Results for Dish Concentrators." National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO. NREL/TP-257-4245.

Wendelin, T. (2003). "SolTRACE: A New Optical Modeling Tool for Concentrating Solar Optics." Proceedings of the ISEC 2003: International Solar Energy Conference, 15-18 March 2003, Kohala Coast, Hawaii. New York: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 253-260; NREL Report No. CP-550-32866.

Spencer, G.H.; Murty, M.V.R.K. (1962). "General Ray-Tracing Procedure," Journal of the Optical Society of America, Vol. 52, June, pp. 672-678.

Neumann, A.; Witzke, A.; Jones, S.A.; Schmitt, G. (2002). "Representative Terrestrial Solar Brightness Profiles," Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 124, May, pp. 198-204.

Steele, C.R.; Balch, C.D.; Jorgensen, G.J.; Wendelin, T.; Lewandowski, A. (1991). "Membrane Dish Analysis: A Summary of Structural and Optical Analysis Capabilities," National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO. NREL/TP-253-3432.

Ratzel, A.C.; Boughton, B.D. (1987). "CIRCE.001: A Computer Code for Analysis of Point-Focus Concentrators with Flat Targets," SAND86-1866, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM.