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Sandia’s falling particle receiver drops ceramics like they’re hot, because they are

By April Gocha / July 10, 2015

Scientists at Sandia National Laboratory have mounted a new falling ceramic particle receiver at the lab’s thermal test facility to measure the utility of ceramic particles to efficiently collect and store solar energy.

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Harnessing solar with ceramic particles

By Jim Destefani / September 20, 2013

Scientists at Sandia National Laboratories are working to improve falling-particle receiver technology, a solar energy approach that dates to the 1980s.

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