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United States Patent Application

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Microsystems Enabled Photovoltaics (MEPV)
A photovoltaic system is described herein. The photovoltaic system includes an array of micro-concentrators. Each micro-concentrator includes an exterior lens, an interior lens, and a transparent layer that is between the exterior lens and the interior lens. The array of micro-concentrators is optically aligned with an array of photovoltaic cells.
Sweatt, William C. (Albuquerque, NM), Jared, Bradley Howell (Albuquerque, NM), Saavedra, Michael P. (Albuquerque, NM), Anderson, Benjamin John (Eden Prairie, MN), Goeke, Ronald S. (Albuquerque, NM), Nielson, Gregory N. (Albuquerque, NM), Okandan, Murat (Edgewood, NM), Elisberg, Brenton (Albuquerque, NM)
14/ 480,268
September 8, 2014
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENTAL INTEREST [0002] This invention was developed under Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 between Sandia Corporation and the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.