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Author Addison, BC.; Wright, DJ.; Nicholson, BA.; Cale, B.; Mocnik, T.; Huber, D.; Plavchan, P.; Wittenmyer, RA.; Vanderburg, A.; Chaplin, WJ.; Chontos, A.; Clark, JT.; Eastman, JD.; Ziegler, C.; Brahm, R.; Carter, BD.; Clerte, M.; Espinoza, N.; Horner, J.; Bentley, J.; Jordan, A.; Kane, SR.; Kielkopf, JF.; Laychock, E.; Mengel, MW.; Okumura, J.; Stassun, KG.; Bedding, TR.; Bowler, BP.; Burnelis, A.; Blanco-Cuaresma, S.; Collins, M.; Crossfield, I.; Davis, AB.; Evensberget, D.; Heitzmann, A.; Howell, SB.; Law, N.; Mann, AW.; Marsden, SC.; Matson, RA.; O'Connor, JH.; Shporer, A.; Stevens, C.; Tinney, CG.; Tylor, C.; Wang, SH.; Zhang, H.; Henning, T.; Kossakowski, D.; Ricker, G.; Sarkis, P.; Schlecker, M.; Torres, P.; Vanderspek, R.; Latham, DW.; Seager, S.; Winn, JN.; Jenkins, JM.; Mireles, I.; Rowden, P.; Pepper, J.; Daylan, T.; Schlieder, JE.; Collins, KA.; Collins, KI.; Tan, TG.; Ball, WH.; Basu, S.; Buzasi, DL.; Campante, TL.; Corsaro, E.; Gonzalez-Cuesta, L.; Davies, GR.; de Almeida, L.; do Nascimento, JD.; Garcia, RA.; Guo, Z.; Handberg, R.; Hekker, S.; Hey, DR.; Kallinger, T.; Kawaler, SD.; Kayhan, C.; Kuszlewicz, JS.; Lund, MN.; Lyttle, A.; Mathur, S.; Miglio, A.; Mosser, B.; Nielsen, MB.; Serenelli, AM.; Aguirre, VS.; Themessl, N.
Title TOI-257b (HD 19916b): a warm sub-saturn orbiting an evolved F-type star Type
Year 2021 Publication Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society Abbreviated Journal Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc.
Volume 502 Issue 3 Pages 3704-3722
Keywords asteroseismology; techniques: photometric; techniques: radial velocities; techniques: spectroscopic; planetary systems; stars: individual (TIC 200723869/TOI-257)
Abstract We report the discovery of a warm sub-Saturn, TOI-257b (HD 19916b), based on data from NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). The transit signal was detected by TESS and confirmed to be of planetary origin based on radial velocity observations. An analysis of the TESS photometry, the MINERVA-Australis, FEROS, and HARPS radial velocities, and the asteroseismic data of the stellar oscillations reveals that TOI-257b has a mass of M-P = 0.138 +/- 0.023M(J) (43.9 +/- 7.3 M-circle plus), a radius of R-P = 0.639 +/- 0.013 R-J (7.16 +/- 0.15 R-circle plus), bulk density of 0.65(-0.11)(+0.12) (cgs), and period 18.38818(-0.00084)(+0.00085) days. TOI-257b orbits a bright (V = 7.612 mag) somewhat evolved late F-type star with M-* = 1.390 +/- 0.046(Msun), R-* = 1.888 +/- 0.033 R-sun, T-eff = 6075 +/- 90 K, and vsin i = 11.3 +/- 0.5 kms(-1). Additionally, we find hints for a second non-transiting sub-Saturn mass planet on a similar to 71 day orbit using the radial velocity data. This system joins the ranks of a small number of exoplanet host stars (similar to 100) that have been characterized with asteroseismology. Warm sub-Saturns are rare in the known sample of exoplanets, and thus the discovery of TOI-257b is important in the context of future work studying the formation and migration history of similar planetary systems.
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Author Brahm, R.; Nielsen, L.D.; Wittenmyer, R.A.; Wang, S.H.; Rodriguez, J.E.; Espinoza, N.; Jones, M.I.; Jordan, A.; Henning, T.; Hobson, M.; Kossakowski, D.; Rojas, F.; Sarkis, P.; Schlecker, M.; Trifonov, T.; Shahaf, S.; Ricker, G.; Vanderspek, R.; Latham, D.W.; Seager, S.; Winn, J.N.; Jenkins, J.M.; Addison, B.C.; Bakos, G.A.; Bhatti, W.; Bayliss, D.; Berlind, P.; Bieryla, A.; Bouchy, F.; Bowler, B.P.; Briceno, C.; Brown, T.M.; Bryant, E.M.; Caldwell, D.A.; Charbonneau, D.; Collins, K.A.; Davis, A.B.; Esquerdo, G.A.; Fulton, B.J.; Guerrero, N.M.; Henze, C.E.; Hogan, A.; Horner, J.; Huang, C.X.; Irwin, J.; Kane, S.R.; Kielkopf, J.; Mann, A.W.; Mazeh, T.; McCormac, J.; McCully, C.; Mengel, M.W.; Mireles, I.; Okumura, J.; Plavchan, P.; Quinn, S.N.; Rabus, M.; Saesen, S.; Schlieder, J.E.; Segransan, D.; Shiao, B.; Shporer, A.; Siverd, R.J.; Stassun, K.G.; Suc, V.; Tan, T.G.; Torres, P.; Tinney, C.G.; Udry, S.; Vanzi, L.; Vezie, M.; Vines, J.I.; Vuckovic, M.; Wright, D.J.; Yahalomi, D.A.; Zapata, A.; Zhang, H.; Ziegler, C.
Title TOI-481 b and TOI-892 b: Two Long-period Hot Jupiters from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite Type
Year 2020 Publication Astronomical Journal Abbreviated Journal Astron. J.
Volume 160 Issue 5 Pages 14 pp
Keywords Exoplanet detection methods; Transit photometry; Radial velocity; Exoplanet astronomy
Abstract We present the discovery of two new 10 day period giant planets from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite mission, whose masses were precisely determined using a wide diversity of ground-based facilities. TOI-481.b and TOI-892.b have similar radii (0.99.+/-.0.01 R-J and 1.07.+/-.0.02 R-J, respectively), and orbital periods (10.3311 days and 10.6266 days, respectively), but significantly different masses (1.53.+/-.0.03 MJ versus 0.95.+/-.0.07 MJ, respectively). Both planets orbit metal-rich stars ([Fe H] = + 0.26. 0.05 dex and [Fe H] = +0.24. 0.05 for TOI-481 and TOI-892, respectively) but at different evolutionary stages. TOI-481 is a M*=.1.14.+/-.0.02 M., R*=.1.66.+/-.0.02 R. G-type star (T-eff = 5735 +/- 72 K), that with an age of 6.7 Gyr, is in the turn-off point of the main sequence. TOI-892 on the other hand, is a F-type dwarf star (T-eff = 6261 +/- 80 K), which has a mass of M*=.1.28.+/-.0.03 M-circle dot and a radius of R*=.1.39.+/-.0.02 R-circle dot. TOI-481.b and TOI-892.b join the scarcely populated region of transiting gas giants with orbital periods longer than 10 days, which is important to constrain theories of the formation and structure of hot Jupiters.
Address [Brahm, Rafael; Jordan, Andres; Suc, Vincent] Univ Adolfo Ibanez, Santiago, Chile, Email: rbrahm@gmail.com
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Publisher Iop Publishing Ltd Place of Publication Editor
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ISSN 0004-6256 ISBN Medium
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Call Number UAI @ alexi.delcanto @ Serial 1263
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Author Caceres, G.; Anrique, N.; Girard, A.; Degreve, J.; Baeyens, J.; Zhang, H.L.
Title Performance of molten salt solar power towers in Chile Type
Year 2013 Publication Journal Of Renewable And Sustainable Energy Abbreviated Journal J. Renew. Sustain. Energy
Volume 5 Issue 5 Pages 15 pp
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Abstract Chile is facing important challenges to develop its energy sector. Estimations demonstrate that in its electricity consumption Chile will grow at an annual rate of 4.6% until 2030, despite ongoing efficiency improvements. To satisfy this demand in a sustainable way, the national energy policy promotes the integration of novel and clean power generation into the national power mix, with special emphasis on concentrated solar power (CSP). The present paper assesses the development of solar-based electricity generation in Chile by CSP, achieved by a Solar Power Tower plant (SPT) using molten salt as heat carrier and store. Such SPTs can be installed at different locations in Chile, and connected to the main national grid. Results show that each SPT plant can generate around 76 GWh(el) of net electricity, when considering solar irradiation as the sole energy source and at a 16% overall efficiency of the SPT process. For operation in a continuous mode, a hybrid configuration with integrated gas backup system increases the generating potential of each SPT to 135 GWh(el). A preliminary Levelized Energy Cost (LEC) calculation provides LEC values between 0.15 and 0.18 $/kWh, as function of the overall process efficiency and estimated investment cost. Chile's solar irradiation favors the implementation of SPT plants. (C) 2013 AIP Publishing LLC.
Address [Caceres, G.; Anrique, N.; Girard, A.] Univ Adolfo Ibanez, Fac Sci & Engn, Santiago, Chile, Email: Zhanghl.lily@gmail.com
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Publisher Amer Inst Physics Place of Publication Editor
Language English Summary Language Original Title
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ISSN 1941-7012 ISBN Medium
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Notes WOS:000326641300056 Approved
Call Number UAI @ eduardo.moreno @ Serial 325
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Author Caceres, G.; Nasirov, S.; Zhang, H.L.; Araya-Letelier, G.
Title Residential Solar PV Planning in Santiago, Chile: Incorporating the PM10 Parameter Type
Year 2015 Publication Sustainability Abbreviated Journal Sustainability
Volume 7 Issue 1 Pages 422-440
Keywords PV solar panels; efficiency; LCOE; dust; PM10; Santiago; Chile
Abstract This paper addresses an economic study of the installation of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels for residential power generation in Santiago, Chile, based on the different parameters of a PV system, such as efficiency. As a performance indicator, the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) was used, which indicates the benefit of the facility vs. the current cost of electrical energy. In addition, due to a high level of airborne dusts typically associated with PM10, the effect of the dust deposition on PV panels' surfaces and the effect on panel performance are examined. Two different scenarios are analyzed: on-grid PV plants and off-grid PV plants.
Address [Caceres, Gustavo; Nasirov, Shahriyar; Araya-Letelier, Gerardo] Univ Adolfo Ibanez, Fac Ingn & Ciencias, Santiago 7941169, Chile, Email: gustavo.caceres@uai.cl;
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Publisher Mdpi Ag Place of Publication Editor
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ISSN 2071-1050 ISBN Medium
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Notes WOS:000348399300020 Approved
Call Number UAI @ eduardo.moreno @ Serial 451
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Author Liu, C.Z.; Cote, P.; Peng, E.W.; Roediger, J.; Zhang, H.X.; Ferrarese, L.; Sanchez-Janssen, R.; Guhathakurta, P.; Yang, X.H.; Jing, Y.P.; Alamo-Martinez, K.; Blakeslee, J.P.; Boselli, A.; Cuilandre, J.C.; Duc, P.A.; Durrell, P.; Gwyn, S.; Jordan, A.; Ko, Y.; Lancon, A.; Lim, S.; Longobardi, A.; Mei, S.; Mihos, J.C.; Munoz, R.; Powalka, M.; Puzia, T.; Spengler, C.; Toloba, E.
Title The Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey. XXXIV. Ultracompact Dwarf Galaxies in the Virgo Cluster Type
Year 2020 Publication Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series Abbreviated Journal Astrophys. J. Suppl. Ser.
Volume 250 Issue 1 Pages 28 pp
Keywords Ultracompact dwarf galaxies; Globular star clusters; Galaxy nuclei; Dwarf elliptical galaxies; Virgo Cluster; Galaxy formation
Abstract We present a study of ultracompact dwarf (UCD) galaxies in the Virgo cluster based mainly on imaging from the Next Generation Virgo Cluster Survey (NGVS). Using similar to 100 deg(2) of u*giz imaging, we have identified more than 600 candidate UCDs, from the core of Virgo out to its virial radius. Candidates have been selected through a combination of magnitudes, ellipticities, colors, surface brightnesses, half-light radii, and, when available, radial velocities. Candidates were also visually validated from deep NGVS images. Subsamples of varying completeness and purity have been defined to explore the properties of UCDs and compare to those of globular clusters and the nuclei of dwarf galaxies with the aim of delineating the nature and origins of UCDs. From a surface density map, we find the UCDs to be mostly concentrated within Virgo's main subclusters, around its brightest galaxies. We identify several subsamples of UCDs-i.e., the brightest, largest, and those with the most pronounced and/or asymmetric envelopes-that could hold clues to the origin of UCDs and possible evolutionary links with dwarf nuclei. We find some evidence for such a connection from the existence of diffuse envelopes around some UCDs and comparisons of radial distributions of UCDs and nucleated galaxies within the cluster.
Address [Liu, Chengze; Yang, Xiaohu; Jing, Yipeng] Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ, Sch Phys & Astron, Dept Astron, Shanghai 200240, Peoples R China, Email: czliu@sjtu.edu.cn
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Publisher Iop Publishing Ltd Place of Publication Editor
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Author Parrado, C.; Caceres, G.; Bize, F.; Bubnovich, V.; Baeyens, J.; Degreve, J.; Zhang, H.L.
Title Thermo-mechanical analysis of copper-encapsulated NaNO3-KNO3 Type
Year 2015 Publication Chemical Engineering Research & Design Abbreviated Journal Chem. Eng. Res. Des.
Volume 93 Issue Pages 224-231
Keywords Copper-encapsulation; Nitrate salts; Simulation; Phase change material; Thermal energy storage; Comsol Multiphysics
Abstract The present paper presents a numerical study to investigate and assess the heat transfer behavior of a copper and salt composite. A mixture of nitrates, KNO3-NaNO3, within a deformable spherical shell coating of copper will be used as an encapsulated phase change material, E-PCM. In the context of a thermo-mechanical analysis of this E-PCM, a simulation is proposed to determine its storage capacity and properties The melting, or solidification of the encapsulated PCM particles do not provoke cracking of the deformable shell. (C) 2014 The Institution of Chemical Engineers. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Address [Parrado, C.; Caceres, G.; Bize, F.; Bubnovich, V.] Univ Adolfo Ibanez, Fac Sci & Engn, Santiago, Chile, Email: J.Baeyens@warwick.ac.uk
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Publisher Inst Chemical Engineers Place of Publication Editor
Language English Summary Language Original Title
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ISSN 0263-8762 ISBN Medium
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Notes WOS:000348878600021 Approved
Call Number UAI @ eduardo.moreno @ Serial 457
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Author Rodriguez, JE.; Quinn, SN.; Zhou, G.; Vanderburg, A.; Nielsen, LD.; Wittenmyer, RA.; Brahm, R.; Reed, PA.; Huang, CLX.; Vach, S.; Ciardi, DR.; Oelkers, RJ.; Stassun, KG.; Hellier, C.; Gaudi, BS.; Eastman, JD.; Collins, KA.; Bieryla, A.; Christian, S.; Latham, DW.; Carleo, I.; Wright, DJ.; Matthews, E.; Gonzales, EJ.; Ziegler, C.; Dressing, CD.; Howell, SB.; Tan, TG.; Wittrock, J.; Plavchan, P.; McLeod, KK.; Baker, D.; Wang, GV.; Radford, DJ.; Schwarz, RP.; Esposito, M.; Ricker, GR.; Vanderspek, RK.; Seager, S.; Winn, JN.; Jenkins, JM.; Addison, B.; Anderson, DR.; Barclay, T.; Beatty, TG.; Berlind, P.; Bouchy, F.; Bowen, M.; Bowler, BP.; Brasseur, CE.; Briceno, C.; Caldwell, DA.; Calkins, ML.; Cartwright, S.; Chaturvedi, P.; Chaverot, G.; Chimaladinne, S.; Christiansen, JL.; Collins, KI.; Crossfield, IJM.; Eastridge, K.; Espinoza, N.; Esquerdo, GA.; Feliz, DL.; Fenske, T.; Fong, W.; Gan, TJ.; Giacalone, S.; Gill, H.; Gordon, L.; Granados, A.; Grieves, N.; Guenther, EW.; Guerrero, N.; Henning, T.; Henze, CE.; Hesse, K.; Hobson, MJ.; Horner, J.; James, DJ.; Jensen, ELN.; Jimenez, M.; Jordan, A.; Kane, SR.; Kielkopf, J.; Kim, K.; Kuhn, RB.; Latouf, N.; Law, NM.; Levine, AM.; Lund, MB.; Mann, AW.; Mao, SD.; Matson, RA.; Mengel, MW.; Mink, J.; Newman, P.; O'Dwyer, T.; Okumura, J.; Palle, E.; Pepper, J.; Quintana, EV.; Sarkis, P.; Savel, AB.; Schlieder, JE.; Schnaible, C.; Shporer, A.; Sefako, R.; Seidel, JV.; Siverd, RJ.; Skinner, B.; Stalport, M.; Stevens, DJ.; Stibbards, C.; Tinney, CG.; West, RG.; Yahalomi, DA.; Zhang, H.
Title TESS Delivers Five New Hot Giant Planets Orbiting Bright Stars from the Full-frame Images Type
Year 2021 Publication Astronomical Journal Abbreviated Journal Astron. J.
Volume 161 Issue 4 Pages 194
Keywords Exoplanet astronomy; Exoplanet migration; Exoplanet detection methods; Exoplanets; Transits; Radial velocity; Direct imaging
Abstract We present the discovery and characterization of five hot and warm Jupiters-TOI-628 b (TIC 281408474; HD 288842), TOI-640 b (TIC 147977348), TOI-1333 b (TIC 395171208, BD+47 3521A), TOI-1478 b (TIC 409794137), and TOI-1601 b ( TIC 139375960)-based on data from NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). The five planets were identified from the full-frame images and were confirmed through a series of photometric and spectroscopic follow-up observations by the TESS Follow-up Observing Program Working Group. The planets are all Jovian size (R-P = 1.01-1.77 R-J) and have masses that range from 0.85 to 6.33 M-J. The host stars of these systems have F and G spectral types (5595 <= T-eff <= 6460 K) and are all relatively bright (9.5 < V < 10.8, 8.2 < K < 9.3), making them well suited for future detailed characterization efforts. Three of the systems in our sample (TOI-640 b, TOI-1333 b, and TOI-1601 b) orbit subgiant host stars (log g < 4.1). TOI-640 b is one of only three known hot Jupiters to have a highly inflated radius (R-P > 1.7 R-J, possibly a result of its host star's evolution) and resides on an orbit with a period longer than 5 days. TOI-628 b is the most massive, hot Jupiter discovered to date by TESS with a measured mass of 6.31(-0.30)(+) (0.28) M-J and a statistically significant, nonzero orbital eccentricity of e = 0.074(-0.022)(+) (0.021). This planet would not have had enough time to circularize through tidal forces from our analysis, suggesting that it might be remnant eccentricity from its migration. The longest-period planet in this sample, TOI-1478 b (P = 10.18 days), is a warm Jupiter in a circular orbit around a near-solar analog. NASA's TESS mission is continuing to increase the sample of well-characterized hot and warm Jupiters, complementing its primary mission goals.
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Author Sha, LZ.; Huang, CLX.; Shporer, A.; Rodriguez, JE.; Vanderburg, A.; Brahm, R.; Hagelberg, J.; Matthews, EC.; Ziegler, C.; Livingston, JH.; Stassun, KG.; Wright, DJ.; Crane, JD.; Espinoza, N.; Bouchy, F.; Bakos, GA.; Collins, KA.; Zhou, GR.; Bieryla, A.; Hartman, JD.; Wittenmyer, RA.; Nielsen, LD.; Plavchan, P.; Bayliss, D.; Sarkis, P.; Tan, TG.; Cloutier, R.; Mancini, L.; Jordan, A.; Wang, SR.; Henning, T.; Narita, N.; Penev, K.; Teske, JK.; Kane, SR.; Mann, AW.; Addison, BC.; Tamura, M.; Horner, J.; Barbieri, M.; Burt, JA.; Diaz, MR.; Crossfield, IJM.; Dragomir, D.; Drass, H.; Feinstein, AD.; Zhang, H.; Hart, R.; Kielkopf, JF.; Jensen, ELN.; Montet, BT.; Ottoni, G.; Schwarz, RP.; Rojas, F.; Nespral, D.; Torres, P.; Mengel, MW.; Udry, S.; Zapata, A.; Snoddy, E.; Okumura, J.; Ricker, GR.; Vanderspek, RK.; Latham, DW.; Winn, JN.; Seager, S.; Jenkins, JM.; Colon, KD.; Henze, CE.; Krishnamurthy, A.; Ting, EB.; Vezie, M.; Villanueva, S.
Title TOI-954 b and K2-329 b: Short-period Saturn-mass Planets that Test whether Irradiation Leads to Inflation Type
Year 2021 Publication Astronomical Journal Abbreviated Journal Astron. J.
Volume 161 Issue 2 Pages 82
Keywords STARS; 1ST; ALGORITHM; RADIUS; HOST; NAOS; RICH
Abstract We report the discovery of two short-period Saturn-mass planets, one transiting the G subgiant TOI-954 (TIC 44792534, V = 10.343, T = 9.78) observed in TESS sectors 4 and 5 and one transiting the G dwarf K2-329 (EPIC 246193072, V = 12.70, K = 10.67) observed in K2 campaigns 12 and 19. We confirm and characterize these two planets with a variety of ground-based archival and follow-up observations, including photometry, reconnaissance spectroscopy, precise radial velocity, and high-resolution imaging. Combining all available data, we find that TOI-954 b has a radius of 0.852(-0.062)(+0.053) R-J and a mass of 0.174(-0.017)(+0.018) M-J and is in a 3.68 day orbit, while K2-329 b has a radius of 0.774(-0.024)(+0.026) R-J and a mass if 0.260(-0.022)(+0.020) M-J and is in a 12.46 day orbit. As TOI-954 b is 30 times more irradiated than K2-329 b but more or less the same size, these two planets provide an opportunity to test whether irradiation leads to inflation of Saturn-mass planets and contribute to future comparative studies that explore Saturn-mass planets at contrasting points in their lifetimes.
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Author Zhang, H.L.; Baeyens, J.; Caceres, G.; Degreve, J.; Lv, Y.Q.
Title Thermal energy storage: Recent developments and practical aspects Type
Year 2016 Publication Progress In Energy And Combustion Science Abbreviated Journal Prog. Energy Combust. Sci.
Volume 53 Issue Pages 1-40
Keywords Thermal energy storage; Sensible; Latent; Thermo-chemical; Encapsulation; Material properties; Improvements; Future R&D
Abstract Thermal energy storage (TES) transfers heat to storage media during the charging period, and releases it at a later stage during the discharging step. It can be usefully applied in solar plants, or in industrial processes, such as metallurgical transformations. Sensible, latent and thermo-chemical media store heat in materials which change temperature, phase or chemical composition, respectively. Sensible heat storage is well-documented. Latent heat storage, using phase change materials (PCMs), mainly using liquid solid transition to store latent heat, allows a more compact, efficient and therefore economical system to operate. Thermo-chemical heat storage (TCS) is still at an early stage of laboratory and pilot research despite its attractive application for long term energy storage. The present review will assess previous research, while also adding novel treatments of the subject. TES systems are of growing importance within the energy awareness: TES can reduce the LCOE (levelized cost of electricity) of renewable energy processes, with the temperature of the storage medium being the most important parameter. Sensible heat storage is well-documented in literature and applied at large scale, hence limited in the content of the present review paper. Latent heat storage using PCMs is dealt with, specifically towards high temperature applications, where inorganic substances offer a high potential. Finally, the use of energy storage through reversible chemical reactions (thermo-chemical Storage, TCS) is assessed. Since PCM and TCS storage media need to be contained in a capsule (sphere, tube, sandwich plates) of appropriate materials, potential containment materials are examined. A heat transfer fluid (HTF) is required to convey the heat from capture, to storage and ultimate re-use. Particle suspensions offer a valid alternative to common HTF, and a preliminary assessment confirms the advantages of the upflow bubbling fluidized bed and demonstrates that particulate suspensions enable major savings in investment and operating costs. Novel treatments of the TES subject in the review involve the required encapsulation of the latent and chemical storage media, the novel development of powder circulation loops as heat transfer media, the conductivity enhancement of PCMs, the use of lithium salts, among others. (C) 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Address [Zhang, Huili; Degreve, Jan] Katholieke Univ Leuven, Dept Chem Engn, Bio & Chem Reactor Engn & Safety Sect, B-3001 Leuven, Belgium, Email: lvyq@mail.buct.edu.cn
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Publisher Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd Place of Publication Editor
Language English Summary Language Original Title
Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title
Series Volume Series Issue Edition
ISSN 0360-1285 ISBN Medium
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Notes WOS:000369210200001 Approved
Call Number UAI @ eduardo.moreno @ Serial 583
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Author Zhang, H.L.; Baeyens, J.; Degreve, J.; Caceres, G.
Title Concentrated solar power plants: Review and design methodology Type
Year 2013 Publication Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews Abbreviated Journal Renew. Sust. Energ. Rev.
Volume 22 Issue Pages 466-481
Keywords Concentrated solar power plants; Design methodology; Solar towers; Hourly beam irradiation; Plant simulation
Abstract Concentrated solar power plants (CSPs) are gaining increasing interest, mostly as parabolic trough collectors (PTC) or solar tower collectors (STC). Notwithstanding CSP benefits, the daily and monthly variation of the solar irradiation flux is a main drawback. Despite the approximate match between hours of the day where solar radiation and energy demand peak, CSPs experience short term variations on cloudy days and cannot provide energy during night hours unless incorporating thermal energy storage (TES) and/or backup systems (BS) to operate continuously. To determine the optimum design and operation of the CSP throughout the year, whilst defining the required TES and/or BS, an accurate estimation of the daily solar irradiation is needed. Local solar irradiation data are mostly only available as monthly averages, and a predictive conversion into hourly data and direct irradiation is needed to provide a more accurate input into the CSP design. The paper (i) briefly reviews CSP technologies and STC advantages; (ii) presents a methodology to predict hourly beam (direct) irradiation from available monthly averages, based upon combined previous literature findings and available meteorological data; (iii) illustrates predictions for different selected STC locations; and finally (iv) describes the use of the predictions in simulating the required plant configuration of an optimum STC. The methodology and results demonstrate the potential of CSPs in general, whilst also defining the design background of STC plants. (C) 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Address Katholieke Univ Leuven, Dept Chem Engn, Chem & Biochem Proc Technol & Control Sect, B-3001 Heverlee, Belgium, Email: Zhanghl.lily@gmail.com
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Publisher Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd Place of Publication Editor
Language English Summary Language Original Title
Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title
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ISSN 1364-0321 ISBN Medium
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Notes WOS:000319952100040 Approved
Call Number UAI @ eduardo.moreno @ Serial 287
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Author Zhang, H.L.; Baeyens, J.; Degreve, J.; Caceres, G.; Segal, R.; Pitie, F.
Title Latent heat storage with tubular-encapsulated phase change materials (PCMs) Type
Year 2014 Publication Energy Abbreviated Journal Energy
Volume 76 Issue Pages 66-72
Keywords Heat storage; Latent heat; Phase change materials; Nitrate-PCM; Tube-encapsulation; Experiments
Abstract Heat capture and storage is important in both solar energy projects and in the recovery of waste heat from industrial processes. Whereas heat capture will mostly rely on the use of a heat carrier, the high efficiency heat storage needs to combine sensible and latent heat storage with phase change materials (PCMs) to provide a high energy density storage. The present paper briefly reviews energy developments and storage techniques, with special emphasis on thermal energy storage and the use of PCM. It thereafter illustrates first results obtained when encapsulating NaNO3/KNO3-PCM in an AISI 321 tube, as example of a storage application using a multi-tubular exchanger filled with PCM. To increase the effective thermal conductivity of the PCM, 2 inserts i.e. metallic foam and metallic sponge are also tested. Experimental discharging (cooling) rates are interpreted by both solving the unsteady-state conduction equation, and by using Comsol Multiphysics. Predictions and experimental temperature evolutions are in fair agreement, and the effect of the inserts is clearly reflected by the increased effective thermal conductivity of the insert-PCM composite. Application of Comsol to predict the mechanical behavior of the system, when melting and associated expansion increase the internal pressure, demonstrates that the pressure build-up is far below the Young's modulus of the AISI 321 encapsulation and that this shell will not crack (C) 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Address [Zhang, H. L.; Degreve, J.] Katholieke Univ Leuven, Dept Chem Engn, Chem & Biochem Proc Technol & Control Sect, B-3001 Heverlee, Belgium, Email: Huili.Zhang@cit.kuleuven.be
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