Small-Particle Solar Receiver for High-Temperature Brayton Power Cycles (Fact Sheet)

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


San Diego State University is one of the 2012 SunShot CSP R&D awardees for their advanced receivers. This fact sheet explains the motivation, description, and impact of the project.
Original languageAmerican English
StatePublished - 2012

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-5200-55459

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102012-3671


  • California
  • concentrating solar power (CSP)
  • CSP
  • DOE
  • l-3 integrated optical systems
  • null
  • Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
  • R&D
  • San Diego
  • San Diego State University
  • small particle heat exchange receiver (SPHER)
  • small-particle solar receiver
  • solar thermal consulting
  • Solar Turbines Incorporated
  • SunShot initiative


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