CooperLab

Publications

  1. 28. I. Metcalf, G. Chen, and T. A. Cooper, "Toward a best-form CPC-like nonimaging optical concentrator," Optics Express 30 (25), pp. 44556-44568, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.476189
  2. 27. M. Timpano and T. A. Cooper, "Concentration ratio for a solar trough concentrator with circular mirror and flat receiver," Solar Energy 247, pp. 196-201, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2022.10.023
  3. 26. J. Mahal, P. Good, G. Ambrosetti, and T. A. Cooper, “Contactless thermal mapping of high-temperature solar receivers via narrow-band near-infrared thermography,” Solar Energy 246, pp. 331-342, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2022.10.004
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    25. G. Lenarduzzi, T.A. Cooper, "The role of entropy in the success of nonstoichiometric oxides for two-step thermochemical water and CO2 splitting," Applied Physics Letters 58 (26), pp. 263902, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0068771
  5. 24. X. Li, T. Cooper, W. Xie, and P. C. Hsu, "Design and utilization of infrared light for interfacial solar water purification," ACS Energy Letters 6, pp. 2645-2657, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.1c00869
  6. 23. L. Zhao, B. Bhatia, L. Zhang, E. Strobach, A. Leroy, M. K. Yadav, S. Yang, T. A. Cooper, L. A. Weinstein, A. Modi, S. B. Kedare, G. Chen, and E. N. Wang, "A passive high-temperature high-pressure solar steam generator for medical sterilization," Joule 4, pp. 1-13, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joule.2020.10.007
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    22. X. Li, G. Ni, T. Cooper, N. Xu, J. Li, L. Zhou, X. Hu, B. Zhu, P. Yao, and J. Zhu, "Measuring conversion efficiency of solar vapor generation," Joule 3 (8), pp. 1798-1803, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joule.2019.06.009
  8. 21. L. Zhao, B. Bhatia, S. Yang, E. Strobach, L. A. Weinstein, T. A. Cooper, G. Chen, E. N. Wang, “Harnessing heat beyond 200 °C from unconcentrated sunlight with nonevacuated transparent aerogels,” ACS Nano 13 (7), pp. 7508-7516, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.9b02976
  9. 20. T. A. Cooper, S. H. Zandavi, G. W. Ni, Y. Tsurimaki, Y. Huang, S. V. Boriskina, and G. Chen, “Contactless steam generation and superheating under one sun illumination,” Nature Communications 9, 5086, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-07494-2
  10. 19. M. Tetreault-Friend, M. Diago, T. A. Cooper, L. A. Gray, and A. H. Slocum, “A floating modular cover for high temperature open-tank molten salt solar-thermal volumetric receivers,” Solar Energy 176, pp. 465-482, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2018.10.047
  11. 18. F. Dähler, M. Wild, R. Schäppi, P. Haueter, T. Cooper, P. Good, C. Larrea, M. Schmitz, P. Furler, and A. Steinfeld, “Optical design and experimental characterization of a solar concentrating dish system for fuel production via thermochemical redox cycles,” Solar Energy 170, pp. 568-575, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2018.05.085
  12. 17. G. Ni, S. H. Zandavi, S. M. Javid, S. V. Boriskina, T. Cooper, and G. Chen, “A salt-rejecting floating solar still for low-cost desalination,” Energy & Environmental Science 11 (6), pp. 1510-1519, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1039/C8EE00220G
  13. 16. S. V. Boriskina, T. A. Cooper, L. Zheng, G. Ni, J. K. Tong, Y. Tsurimaki, Y. Huang, L. Meroueh, G. Mahan, and G. Chen, “Losses in plasmonics: from mitigating energy dissipation to embracing loss-enabled functionalities,” Advances in Optics and Photonics 9 (4), pp. 775-827, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1364/AOP.9.000775
  14. 15. M. Schmitz, G. Ambrosetti, T. Cooper, and A. Steinfeld, “On-sun optical characterization of a solar dish concentrator based on elliptical vacuum membrane facets,” Solar Energy 153, pp. 732-743, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2017.06.009
  15. 14. W. Villasmil, T. Cooper, E. Koepf, A. Meier, and A. Steinfeld, “Coupled concentrating optics, heat transfer, and thermochemical modeling of a 100-kWth high-temperature solar reactor for the thermal dissociation of ZnO,” Journal of Solar Energy Engineering139 (2), pp. 021015:1-13, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4035330
  16. 13. T. Cooper, G. Ambrosetti, F. Malnati, A. Pedretti, and A. Steinfeld, “Experimental demonstration of high-concentration photovoltaics on a parabolic trough using tracking secondary optics,” Progress in Photovoltaics 24 (11), pp. 1410-1426, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1002/pip.2800
  17. 12. P. Good, T. Cooper, M. Querci, N. Wiik, G. Ambrosetti, and A. Steinfeld, “Spectral data of specular reflectance, narrow-angle transmittance, and angle-resolved surface scattering of materials for solar concentrators,” Data in Brief 124, pp. 89-100, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2015.11.059
  18. 11. P. Good, T. Cooper, M. Querci, N. Wiik, G. Ambrosetti, and A. Steinfeld, “Spectral reflectance, transmittance, and angular scattering of materials for solar concentrators,” Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 144, pp. 509-522, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2015.09.057
  19. 10. M. Takacs, M. Hoes, M. Caduff, T. Cooper, J. R. Scheffe, and A. Steinfeld, “Oxygen nonstoichiometry, defect equilibria, and thermodynamic characterization of LaMnO3 perovskites with Ca/Sr A-site and Al B-site doping,” Acta Materialia 103, pp. 700-710, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2015.10.026
  20. 9. T. Cooper, J. R. Scheffe, M. E. Galvez, R. Jacot, G. Patzke, and A. Steinfeld, “Lanthanum manganite perovskites with Ca/Sr A-site and Al B-site doping as effective oxygen exchange materials for solar thermochemical fuel production,” Energy Technology 3, pp. 1130-1142, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1002/ente.201500226
  21. 8. M. Schmitz, T. Cooper, G. Ambrosetti, and A. Steinfeld, “Two-stage solar concentrators based on parabolic troughs: asymmetric vs. symmetric designs,” Applied Optics 54, pp. 9709-9721, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.54.009709
  22. 7. M. E. Gálvez, R. Jacot, J. Scheffe, T. Cooper, G. Patzke, A. Steinfeld, “Physico-chemical changes in Ca, Sr and Al doped La-Mn-O perovskites upon thermochemical splitting of CO2 via redox cycling,” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17, pp. 6629-6634, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1039/C4CP05898D
  23. 6. T. Cooper, M. Schmitz, P. Good, G. Ambrosetti, A. Pedretti, and A. Steinfeld, “Nonparabolic solar concentrators matching the parabola,” Optics Letters 39 (15), pp. 4301-4304, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.004301
  24. 5. T. Cooper, G. Ambrosetti, A. Pedretti, and A. Steinfeld, “Theory and design of line-to-point focus solar concentrators with tracking secondary optics,” Applied Optics 52 (35), pp. 8586-8616, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.008586
  25. 4. T. Cooper, F. Dähler, G. Ambrosetti, A. Pedretti, and A. Steinfeld, “Performance of compound parabolic concentrators with polygonal apertures,” Solar Energy 95, pp. 308-318, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2013.06.023 [Best Paper Award 2013Solar Energy Journal]
  26. 3. T. Cooper, M. Pravettoni, M. Cadruvi, G. Ambrosetti, and A. Steinfeld, “The effect of irradiance mismatch on a semi-dense array of triple-junction concentrators cells,” Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 116, pp. 238-251, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2013.04.027
  27. 2. T. Cooper and A. Steinfeld, “Derivation of the angular dispersion error distribution of mirror surfaces for Monte Carlo ray-tracing applications,” Journal of Solar Energy Engineering 133, pp. 044501:1-4, 2011. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4004035
  28. 1. H. C. Yoon, T. Cooper, and A. Steinfeld, “Non-catalytic autothermal gasification of woody biomass,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 36, pp. 7852-7860, 2011. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.01.138
  1. 1. L. Li, B. Wang, R. Bader, T. Cooper, W. Lipiński, "Concentrating collector systems for solar thermal and thermochemical applications," Advances in Chemical Engineering 58, "Solar Thermochemistry", pp. 1-53, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.ache.2021.10.001
  1. 1. L. Li, B. Wang, R. Bader, T. Cooper, W. Lipiński, "Concentrating collector systems for solar thermal and thermochemical applications," Advances in Chemical Engineering 58, "Solar Thermochemistry", pp. 1-53, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.ache.2021.10.001