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Proposed solar energy conversion and storage system using a nano-ring in an array waveguide

Khunnama, W and Yupapin, P (2009) Proposed solar energy conversion and storage system using a nano-ring in an array waveguide. Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics . ISSN 0030-4026 (In Press)

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Abstract

We propose the new solar energy conversion and storage system using the array waveguide. It can be used to generate and store solar energy within the nano-array waveguide system. The system consists of micro- and nano-ring resonators incorporating a Mach Zhender Interferometer (MZI) that can be integrated into a single system. The large bandwidth signal, i.e. white light, is generated using a soliton pulse in a Kerr-type nonlinear medium propagating within a micro-ring resonator system. The control light concept is applied using a nano-waveguide incorporating an MZI, whereas the incoherent light is filtered being coherence, which is amplified and stored within the system. The white light can be re-generated using the stored coherent light pulse. Furthermore, the combination of signals is formed by the array waveguide, which is allowed to generate the huge amount of solar energy output.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Solar optics; Solar energy conversion; Solar energy storage; Nano-waveguide
Subjects:Engineering > Nanotechnology applications in civil engineering
ID Code:7850
Deposited By:CSMNT
Deposited On:27 Nov 2009 15:36
Last Modified:27 Nov 2009 15:36

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