Isotype Cell Collimator

Isotype Cell Collimator

This system enables direct beam sunlight to shine onto 3 temperature-controlled isotype photovoltaic cells.  The stray radiation is rejected via 3 collimator tubes which were designed in accordance with ASTM E1125.  To minimize thermal effects, the 3 isotype cells are mounted on a liquid-cooled thermal chuck.

Surya Design handled all aspects of this project from design to final deployment, including the mechanical design.