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Number: 244/172.8
Name: Aeronautics > Spacecraft > With solar panel > Having solar concentrator
Description: Subject matter including means for concentrating the light energy to the panel.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8636253 Rollable and accordian foldable refractive concentrator space solar array panel Jan. 28, 2014
8242349 Planar solar concentrator Aug. 14, 2012
7971831 Method for manufacturing a solar module in orbit Jul. 5, 2011
7762495 Solar powered aerial vehicle Jul. 27, 2010
7709729 Thin film solar cell inflatable ultraviolet rigidizable deployment hinge May. 4, 2010
7407137 Dual voltage integrated power and attitude control system and method Aug. 5, 2008
7339108 Solar energy concentrator device for spacecraft and a solar generator panel Mar. 4, 2008
7077361 Micro-optics concentrator for solar power satellites Jul. 18, 2006
6983914 Deployable solar array assembly Jan. 10, 2006
6936760 Space-based power system Aug. 30, 2005
6727425 Power generation satellite and transmission antenna apparatus Apr. 27, 2004
6723912 Space photovoltaic power generation system Apr. 20, 2004
6655638 Solar array concentrator system and method Dec. 2, 2003
6557804 Rotating solar concentrator May. 6, 2003
6188012 Methods and systems for a solar cell concentrator Feb. 13, 2001
6119986 Thin-film solar reflectors and methods Sep. 19, 2000
6065284 Refractory heat transfer module May. 23, 2000
6050526 Solar reflector systems and methods Apr. 18, 2000
6042240 Adjustable three dimensional focal length tracking reflector array Mar. 28, 2000
6017002 Thin-film solar reflectors deployable from an edge-stowed configuration Jan. 25, 2000
5979834 Spacecraft solar power system Nov. 9, 1999
5520747 Foldable low concentration solar array May. 28, 1996
5269288 Method and apparatus for generating atmospheric solar energy concentrator Dec. 14, 1993
5238210 Outer space solar energy collection system Aug. 24, 1993
5223781 Power collection and transmission system and method Jun. 29, 1993
5154777 Advanced survivable space solar power system Oct. 13, 1992
5131955 Depolyable retractable photovoltaic concentrator solar array assembly for space applications Jul. 21, 1992
5114101 Modular distributed concentrating collector using power bus to route power to centralized converter May. 19, 1992
5089055 Survivable solar power-generating systems for use with spacecraft Feb. 18, 1992
5044579 Inflatable foldable structure and method of manufacturing foldable structures Sep. 3, 1991
5019768 Power collection and transmission system and method May. 28, 1991
4717227 Solar ray collecting device including protective cover and filter Jan. 5, 1988
4690355 Solar energy collector Sep. 1, 1987
4415759 Solar power satellite Nov. 15, 1983
4371135 Solar array spacecraft reflector Feb. 1, 1983
4354348 Solar space vehicle Oct. 19, 1982
4305555 Solar energy system with relay satellite Dec. 15, 1981
4282394 Underwing reflector solar array Aug. 4, 1981
3933323 Solid state solar to microwave energy converter system and apparatus Jan. 20, 1976

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