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9 September 2019 The vector potential of flow line and nonimaging optics (Conference Presentation)
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Nonimaging optics is based on the thermodynamic understanding of optical design. Using Stokes' law one can find the energy throughput represented by the flow line is also the line integral of its vector potential. A detailed examination reveals that nonimaging optics is closely related with equal vector potential lines. We explore the possibility to further extend this into a more fundamental understanding of what nonimaging optical design represents.
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Lun Jiang, Roland Winston, and Ángel G. Botella "The vector potential of flow line and nonimaging optics (Conference Presentation)", Proc. SPIE 11120, Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration XVI, 111200J (9 September 2019); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2531781
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