0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Controlling Solar Photovoltaic Cells Utilizing Polymer-Dispersed Liquid Crystal Technology

[+] Author Affiliations
Hanie O. Baayoun, Zheng Chen

Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Paper No. DSCC2017-5078, pp. V001T25A003; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/DSCC2017-5078
From:
  • ASME 2017 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference
  • Volume 1: Aerospace Applications; Advances in Control Design Methods; Bio Engineering Applications; Advances in Non-Linear Control; Adaptive and Intelligent Systems Control; Advances in Wind Energy Systems; Advances in Robotics; Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics; Biomedical and Neural Systems Modeling, Diagnostics, and Control; Bio-Mechatronics and Physical Human Robot; Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Autonomous Vehicles; Automotive Systems
  • Tysons, Virginia, USA, October 11–13, 2017
  • Conference Sponsors: Dynamic Systems and Control Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5827-1
  • Copyright © 2017 by ASME

abstract

Solar charge controllers are currently a necessary piece of equipment when utilizing the energy from a photovoltaic system for charging purposes. However, a standard solar charge controller available today includes some drawbacks that may be crucial for specific applications. An alternate method of regulating energy from a photovoltaic panel can be accomplished by utilizing polymer-dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC) technology. Combining a solar panel with a proper PDLC material allows the input into the photovoltaic panel to be controlled. This method of power regulation can lead to increased efficiency, reduced cost, reduced weight, and increased safety when compared to a standard solar charge controller.

Copyright © 2017 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In