Patents Assigned to Soloptics, Inc.
  • Patent number: 4289119
    Abstract: A non-tracking spherical solar energy collector including a fluid lense and an absorber having an energy absorbing surface within the focal region of the lense. The minimal surface area of the absorber required for efficient solar energy collection is determined by ray tracing techniques utilizing known positions of the sun during days of winter and summer solstice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 1979
    Date of Patent: September 15, 1981
    Assignee: Soloptics, Inc.
    Inventor: Donald R. Meyer, Sr.