SOLAR
THERMAL
CONSULTING

 

Solar Thermal Energy

   

Dr. Arlon J. Hunt
Dr. Arlon J. Hunt

   

Education
Professional Experience
Publications
Patents

 
Authored 14 patents and over 120 publications.

Other Publications in aerogel (52), light scattering studies (35) and others on request. 

 
   
 
 

Dr. Arlon J. Hunt
ajhunt@solarthermalconsulting.com


 
PUBLICATIONS

D. Curran, K. R. Carrington, A. Hunt, F. Miller “An Evaluation of Containment Materials for High Temperature Metal Thermal Storage,” ASME PowerEnergy2015-49314 June 28 - July 2, 2015, San Diego, California, USA

P. Fernández F. Miller, M. McDowell and A. Hunt, Design space exploration of a 5 MWth Small Particle Solar Receiver SOLARPACES, Las Vegas 2013.

A.J. Hunt and K.R. Carrington “Metal Latent Heat Thermal Storage System,” SOLARPACES Casablanca, Morocco, 2012.

A.J. Hunt, F. Miller, “Small Particle Heat Exchangers for Solar thermal Power,” SOLARPACES Conference Perpigon, France, 2010.

A.J. Hunt, K. Gross, and S.S. Mao, “Mesoporous Oxides and their Applications to Hydrogen Storage” Material Matters 4(2) 2009.

P. Hull, I.G. Shepherd, and A. J. Hunt, “Modeling Light Scattering from Diesel Soot Particles,” Applied Optics 43(17) 3433-3441, Jun 10, 2004.

Preparation and characterization of aerogels derived from Al(OH)3 and CrO3
M.R. Ayers, A.A. White, X. Song, A.J. Hunt - Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2003

A. Keller, A. Hunt, M. Loepfe, P.W. Nebiker, R.E. Pleisch, I. Shepard und H. Burtscher: Optical properties of fire originated aerosols. J. Aerosol Sci., Abstracts of the European Aerosol Conference, Madrid, 2003, S1301-1302.

M.S. Quinby-Hunt, P. G. Hull, and A.J. Hunt, "Polarized Light Scattering in the Marine Environment," Chapter 19 in "Light Scattering by Non- Spherical Particles: Theory, Measurements, and Geophysical Applications." M.L. Mischenko, J.W. Hovenier, and L.D. Travis, Eds. Academic Press, 2000.

P.L. Ridgeway, A.J. Hunt, M. Quinby-Hunt, R.E. Russo, "Ultrasonics on moving Paper," Ultrasonics, accepted for publication 1999.

A.J. Hunt, "Light Scattering for Aerogel Characterization," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 225 303-307, 1998.

A.J. Hunt, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, I.G. Shepherd, "Diesel Exhaust Particle Characterization by Polarized Light Scattering," SAE Transactions 982629, 1998.

M.R. Ayers and A.J. Hunt, "Titanium Oxide Aerogels Prepared from Titanium Metal and Hydrogen Peroxide," Materials Letters, Mar, 34 (N3-6):290-293, 1998.

A.J. Hunt and M.A. Ayers, "Light Scattering Studies of UV-Catalyzed Gels and Aerogel Structure,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 225, 325-330 1998.

M.A. Ayers and A.J. Hunt, Molecular Oxygen Sensors Based on Photoluminescent Silica Aerogels,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 225, 343-348 1998.

M.A. Ayers and A.J. Hunt, “Visibly Photoluminescent Silica Aerogels,” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 17, 229-235 1997.

D. Noever, L. Sabille, R. Chronise, S. Baskaran, A. Hunt, "Neural Net Formulations of Organically Modified, Hydrophobic Silica Aerogel," 12, 7 Journal of Material Science, 1997.

M.S. Quinby-Hunt, L.L. Erskine, and A.J. Hunt, "Polarized Light Scattering by Aerosols in the Marine Boundary Layer," Applied Optics 36, 5168-5185 1997.

D. Miller, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, and A.J. Hunt, "Laboratory Studies of the Angle and Polarization Dependent Light Scattering in Sea Ice," Applied Optics 36 N6:1278-1288 1997.

D. Miller, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, and A.J. Hunt, "A Novel Bistatic Polarization Nephelometer for Probing Scattering Through a Planer Interface," Review of Scientific Instruments," 67, 2089-2095 1996.

M.R. Ayers, X.Y. Song, and A.J. Hunt, "Preparation of Nanocomposite Materials Containing WS2, WN, Fe3O4 or Fe9 S 10 in a Silica Aerogel Host," Journal of Material Science, 31, 6251-6257 1996.

S.Q. Zeng, P.C. Stevens, A.J. Hunt, R. Greif, and Daehee Lee, "Thin Film Heater Thermal Conductivity Apparatus and Measurements of Thermal Conductivity of Silica Aerogel," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 39 , 2311-2317 1996.

S.Q. Zeng, R. Greif, and A.J. Hunt, "Effective Optical Constants n and kappa and Extinction Coefficient of Silica Aerogel," Journal of Material Research, 11, No. 3 March 1996.

A.J. Hunt, M.R. Ayers, and W.Q. Cao, "Aerogel Composites using Chemical Vapor Infiltration," J. of Non-Crystalline Solids, 185, 227-232, 1995.

X.Y. Song, W.Q. Cao, M.R. Ayers, and A.J. Hunt, "Carbon Nanostructures in Silica Aerogel composites," J. Materials Research 10, 251-254, 1995.

D. Lee, P.C. Stevens, S.Q. Zeng and A.J. Hunt "Thermal Characterization of Carbon Opacified Silica Aerogels," J. Non-Crystalline Solids, 186, 285-290, 1995.

J.E. Ludman, J.J. Ludman, H. Callahan, J. Caulfield, D. Watt, J. Sampson, J. Robinson, S. Davis, and A.J. Hunt, "Interferometeric Atmospheric Refractive-Index Environmental Monitor," Applied Optics 34, 3267-3273, 1995.

S.Q. Zeng, A.J. Hunt, R. Greif, and W.Q. Cao, "Approximate Formulation for Coupled Conduction and Radiation through a Medium with arbitrary Optical Thickness," J. of Heat Transfer, 117, 797-799, 1995.

S.Q. Zeng, A.J. Hunt, R. Greif, and W.Q. Cao, "Mean Free Path and Apparent Thermal Conductivity of a Gas in a Porous Medium," J. of Heat Transfer, 117, 758-761, 1995.

S.Q. Zeng, A.J. Hunt, and R. Greif, "Transport Properties of Gas in Silica Aerogel Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 186, 264-270 1995.

S.Q. Zeng, A.J. Hunt, and R. Greif, "Theoretical Modeling of Carbon Content to Minimize the Heat Transfer in Silica Aerogel, "Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 186, 271-277, 1995.

S.Q. Zeng, and A.J. Hunt, "Mean Free Path and Apparent Thermal Conductivity of Gas in Aerogel," J. of Heat Transfer, 117, N3758-761, 1995.

S.Q. Zeng, A.J. Hunt, and R. Greif, "Geometric Structure and Thermal Conductivity of Porous Medium Aerogel," J. of Heat Transfer 117, 1055-1058, 1995.

A.J. Hunt and W.Q. Cao, ``New Routes to Nanocomposite Materials Using Aerogels, "Better Ceramics Through Chemistry VI, A. K. Cheetham, C.J. Brinker, M.L. Mecartney, and C. Sanchez Eds., Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 346 451-455, 1994.

S.Q. Zeng, A.J. Hunt, W.Q. Cao, and R. Greif, "Pore size Distribution and Apparent Gas Thermal Conductivity of Silica Aerogel," J. of Heat Transfer, 116, 756-759, 1994.

X.Y. Song, W. Cao, and A.J. Hunt and "AEM and HREM Evaluation of Carbon Nanostructures in Silica Aerogels," Novel Forms of Carbon II, C.L. Renschler, D.M. Cox, J.J. Pouch, and Y. Achiba, Eds. 349 Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 269-274, 1994.

W. Cao and A.J. Hunt, "Thermal Annealing of Photoluminescent Si Deposited on Silica Aerogels," Solid State Communications. 91, 645-648, 1994.

W. Cao and A.J. Hunt, "Photoluminescence of Chemically Vapor Deposited Si on Silica Aerogels, Applied Physics Letters, 64, 2376-2378 1994.

W. Cao and A.J. Hunt and "Sol-gel Processing using Amino functional Silanes," Better Ceramics Through Chemistry VI, A. K. Cheetham, C.J. Brinker, M.L. Mecartney, and C. Sanchez Eds., Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 346 631-636, 1994.

D.B. Shapiro, P.G. Hull, A.J. Hunt, J.E. Hearst, "Calculations of the Mueller Scattering Matrix for a DNA Plectonemic Helix," J. of Chemical Physics 101, 4214-4221, 1994.

S.Q. Zeng, A.J. Hunt, W.Q. Cao, and R. Greif, "Pore Size Distribution and Apparent Gas Thermal Conductivity of Silica Aerogel," J. of Heat Transfer 116, 756-759, 1994.

D.B. Shapiro, P.G. Hull, Y. Shi, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, M.F. Maestre, J.E. Hearst, and A.J. Hunt, "Toward a Working Theory of Polarized Light Scattering from Helices," J. of Chemical Physics, 100, 146-157 1994.

W. Cao, and A.J. Hunt, "Improving the Visible Transparency of Silica Aerogels," J. Non-Crystalline Solids, 176, 18-25 1994.

W. Cao, X.Y Song, and A.J. Hunt, "Preparation and Characterization of Aerogel-Based Carbon Nanocomposites," Novel Forms of Carbon II, C.L. Renschler, D.M. Cox, J.J. Pouch, and Y. Achiba Eds. 349 Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 87-92, 1994.

D.B. Shapiro, M.F. Maestre, W.M. McClain, P.G. Hull, Y. Shi, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, J.E. Hearst, and A.J. Hunt, ``Determination of the average orientation of DNA packed in the octopus sperm Eledone cirrhossa using polarized light scattering," Applied Optics,33 5733-5744, 1994.

A.J. Hunt, ``Optical and Thermal Properties of Silica Aerogels,'' Chemical Processing of Advanced Materials, L.L. Hench and J.K. West Eds.John Wiley & Sons New York 341-347, 1992.

K.D. Lofftus, M.S. Quinby, A.J. Hunt, F. Livolant, and M. Maestre, "Light Scattering by Prorocentrum Micans: A New Method and Results," Applied Optics 31, 2924-2931 1992.

M. Halmann, A.J. Hunt, and D. Spath, "Photodegradation of Dichloromethane, Tetra-chloroethylene, and 1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane in Aqueous Suspensions of TiO2 with Natural and Simulated Sunlight,'' Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 26, 1-16, 1992.

P. Kuhn and A.J. Hunt, "A New Solar Simulator to Study High Temperature Solid State Reactions with Highly Concentrated Radiation," Solar Energy Materials 24 742-750 1991.

A.J. Hunt, "Optical and Thermal Properties of Silica Aerogels," Proc. of the Ultrastructure Processing of Ceramics, Glasses, Composites, Ordered Polymers and Advanced Optical Materials, Orlando FL, February 18-21, 1991.

C.T. Gross, H. Salamon, A.J. Hunt, R.I. Macy, F. Orme, and A.T. Quintanilha "Hemoglobin Polymerization in sickle cells studied by circularly Polarized Light Scattering," Biochemica et Biophysica Acta, 1079, 152-160 1991.

M.S. Quinby-Hunt, A.J. Hunt, K.D. Lofftus, D. Shapiro, "Polarized Light Studies of Marine Chlorella," Limnology and Oceanography 34, 1587-1600 1989.

A.J. Hunt, K.D. Lofftus, "Process Considerations in Monolithic Aerogels," Better Ceramics Through Chemistry III, C.J Brinker, D.E. Clark, and D.R. Ulrich Eds. Materials Res. Soc., 121, Pittsburgh, PA, 679-684 1988.

A.J. Hunt, K.L. Lofftus, and A. Quintanilha, "Optical Measurements of the Intracellular Polymerization of HbS,'' Blood (J. of Am. Soc. of Hematology) 70 No. 5, 62 1987.

W. W. Yuen, F. J. Miller, and A. J. Hunt, "Heat Transfer Characteristics of a Gas-Particle Mixture Under Direct Radiant Heating," 13, 145-154, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 1987 LBL-20289.
W.W. Yuen, F.J. Miller and A.J. Hunt, “Heat Transfer Characteristics of a GAS-Particle Mixture under Direct Radiant Heating,” Journal of Int. Comm. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol.13. pp. 145-154, 1986.

P.H. Tewari, A.J. Hunt, D.D. Lofftus and J.G. Lieber,, "Microstructural Studies of Transparent Silica gels and Aerogels," Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 73, pp 195-205, 1986.

R. E. Russo and A. J. Hunt, "Comparison of Ethyl Versus Methyl Sol-Gels for Silica Aerogels Using Polar Nephelometry," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 86, pp. 219-230, 1986.

A. J. Hunt, J. Ayer, P. Hull, F. Miller, R. Russo, and W. Yuen, "Solar Radiant Processing of Gas-Particle Systems for Producing Useful Fuels and Chemicals," ASME/AICHE Symp. Series, No. 245, 81, 191-196, 1985.

P. H. Tewari, A. J. Hunt, and Kevin D. Lofftus, "Ambient Temperature Supercritical Drying of Transparent Silica Aerogels," Materials Letters, 3, p. 363, 1985, LBL-19272.

A. J. Hunt and P. Berdahl, "Structure Data from Light Scattering Data of Aerogel" Better Ceramics Through Chemistry, 32, North Holland Press, New York, 275-280, 1984.

A.J. Hunt, "Light Scattering Studies of Silica Aerogels," Ultrastructure Processing of Ceramics, Glasses, and Composites, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 549-557, 1984, LBL-15756.

P. Hull and A.J. Hunt, "A Reciprocating Solar Heated Engine Utilizing Direct Absorption by Small Particles," Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 106, 29-34 1984, LBL-10622.

R. Enderlein, A. J. Hunt and B. O. Seraphin, "Electroreflectance of Highly Conducting Materials by Deep Field Penetration," Physical Review B, 18, 2472-2481 1978.

R. J. Perry, A. J. Hunt and D. R. Huffman, "Experimental Determination of Mueller Scattering Matrices for Non-spherical Particles," Applied Optics, 17, pp. 2700-2710 1978.

A. J. Hunt and C. F. Bohren, "Scattering of Electromagnetic Waves by a Charged Sphere," Canadian Journal of Physics, 55, 1930-1977.

A. J. Hunt, and D. R. Huffman, "A Polarization-Modulated Light Scattering Instrument for Determining Liquid Aerosol Properties," Japan Journal of Applied Physics, 14-1, 435-440 1975.

A. J. Hunt, T. R. Steyer and D. R. Huffman, "Infrared Surface Modes in Small NiO Particles," Surface Science 36 454-461 1973.

A. J. Hunt and D. R. Huffman, "A New Polarization-Modulated Light Scattering Instrument," Review of Scientific Instruments 44, 1753-1762, 1973.

E. J. Torok, R. A. White, A. J. Hunt and H. N. Oredson, "Measurement of the Easy-Axis and Hk Probability Density Functions for Thin Ferromagnetic Films Using the Longitudinal Permeability Hysteresis Loop," Journal of Applied Physics 33 3037-3041 1962.


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, PRESENTATIONS AND BOOK CHAPTERS, AND REPORTS

A.J. Hunt, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, and P. Stevens, " Bistatic Determination of Marine Visibility,"
Proc. Ocean Optics XIV, Kona, HI, Nov 10-14, 1998.

M.S. Quinby-Hunt, P.G. Hull, I.G. Shepherd, and A.J. Hunt, "Calculations of Light Scattering from Non-Spherical Aerosol Particles with Parallel Processing," Proc. Ocean Optics XIV, Kona, HI, Nov 10-14, 1998

A.J. Hunt, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, I.G. Shepherd, "Polarized Light Scattering for Diesel Exhaust Particulate Characterization," Proc. of the Diesel Engine Emissions Reduction Workshop, in press 1998

A.J. Hunt, M.R. Ayers, L. Sibille, R.J. Cronise, and D. Noever, "Effects of Microgravity on the Formation of Aerogels," Proc. of the NASA Microgravity Materials Science Conf., Huntsville, AL, July 14-16, 1998

A.J. Hunt, I.G. Shepherd, M.S. Quinby-Hunt and J.M. Storey, "Size and Morphology Studies of Diesel Exhaust Particles using Polarized Light Scattering," 5th International Congress on Optical Particle Sizing, Minneapolis, MN Aug 10-13, 1998

A.J. Hunt, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, I.G. Shepherd, "Diesel Exhaust Particle Characterization by Polarized Light Scattering," Proc. Automotive Technology Development Coordination Meeting, Sept 27-30, Dearborn, MI. 1997.

Arlon J. Hunt, "Aerogels, the Lightest Solids," Invited chapter, Encyclopedia Britannica Science Year Book, 146-159 1996.

A.J. Hunt, M.S. and Quinby-Hunt, "Polarized Light Scattering Studies of Sea Ice," ONR Advanced Research Initiative Workshop, Lawrence, KA, Oct 30-31, 1996.

M.S. Quinby-Hunt and A.J. Hunt, "Role of Polarization in Light Propagation through the Marine Boundary Layer, Optical Society of America, Seattle, WA, Oct 11-14, 1995.

A.J. Hunt and W. Cao, "Preparation and Characterization of Aerogel-Based Carbon Nanocomposites," Materials Research Society Symp. Proc., 349 87-92 1994.

D. Miller, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, and A.J. Hunt "Polarization Dependent Measurements of Sea Ice," Ocean Optics XII J.S. Jaffe ed. Proc SPIE 2258, 908-918 1994.

X.Y. Song, W. Cao, and A.J. Hunt "AEM Evaluation of Carbon Nanotubes in Silica Aerogels,'' Materials Research Society Symp. Proc., 349, 269-274 1994.

W.Q. Cao and A.J. Hunt, "Sol-Gel Processing using Aminofunctional Silanes,'' Better Ceramics Through Chemistry VI, Materials Research Society Symposium Proc., 346 631-636 1994.

A.J. Hunt, W.Q. Cao, "New Routes to Nanocomposite Materials,'' Better Ceramics Through Chemistry VI, Materials Research Society Symposium Proc., 346 451-455 1994.

A.J. Hunt, "Aerogel - A Transparent, Porous Superinsulator" Proc. of the ASCE, Atlanta, August 10-12, 1992.

D.B. Shapiro, A.J. Hunt, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, M.F. Maestre, P.G. Hull, and K. Kah-Eng, "A Theoretical and Experimental Study of Polarized Light Scattering by Helices,'' Proc. SPIE, 1750, San Diego, CA July 1992.

A.J. Hunt and M. Martin, "Scaling up Production of Silica Aerogel using the CO2 Substitution Method,'' Proc. of Inter. Symposium on Aerogels 3, Wurzburg, Germany, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 1991.

A.J. Hunt, C.A. Jantzen, and W. Cao, "Aerogel - A High Performance Insulating Material at 0.1 Bar," Insulation Materials: Testing and Applications, 2 ASTM STP 1116, R.S. Graves and D.C. Wysocki, Eds., American Society for testing and Materials, Philadelphia, 455-463 1991.

A.J. Hunt, "Progress in the Reaction Cell Experiment," Task III International Energy Agency, Lakewood, CO, August 15, 1991.

D.B. Shapiro, A.J. Hunt, M.S. Quinby-Hunt and P.G. Hull, "Circular Polarization Effects in the Light Scattering from Single and Suspensions of Dinoflagellates," Underwater Imaging, Photography, and Visibility, SPIE Conf. no. 1537, 23 July 1991.

P.G. Hull, A.J. Hunt, M.S. Quinby-Hunt and D.B. Shapiro, "Coupled Dipole Approximation: Predicting Scattering by Non-Spherical Marine Organisms," Underwater Imaging, Photography, and Visibility, SPIE Conf. no. 1537, 23 July 1991.

D.B. Shapiro, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, A.J. Hunt, and J. Hearst, "The Time Dependence of Differentially Scattered Circularly Polarized Light from Dinoflagelates," American Society for Photobiology, 22-26 June 1991, San Antonio, Texas.

K.D. Lofftus, K.V.S. Sastry, and A.J. Hunt, ``Colloidal and Kinetic Principles of Sol-Gel Processing'' Advanced Materials Proc. '90 March 90 SME, Littleton CO.

A.J. Hunt, "Fuel Processing and Thermochemical/Photochemical Cycles," National Research Council, Energy Engineering Board, Concentrated Solar Photons Workshop, November 7-8, 1990, Golden, CO.

A.J. Hunt, "Progress in Aerogel Research," Proc. of the 7th International Conf. on Thermal Insulation, Milbrae, CA, March 25-27, 1991.

P.G. Hull, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, A.J. Hunt, and D.B. Shapiro, "Coupled-Dipole Approximation as an Analytical Model for Predicting Scattering from Marine Micro-Organisms,'' October 9, 1990, Eos, Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

D.B. Shapiro, A.J. Hunt, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, and P.G. Hull, "Depolarization of Circularly-Polarized Light Scattered from Different Species of Dinoflagellates," October 9, 1990, Eos, Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

A.J. Hunt, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, and D.B. Shapiro, "Effects of Wavelength Dependent Absorption on the Polarization of Light Scattered from Marine Chlorella," Proc. of Ocean Optics X, SPIE 1302, April 16-18, 1990 Orlando, FL.

D.B. Shapiro, M.S. Quinby-Hunt, and A.J. Hunt, "Origin of the Induced Circular Polarization in the Light Scattered from a Dinoflagellate," Proc. of Ocean Optics X, SPIE 1302, April 16-18, 1990 Orlando, FL.

A.J. Hunt, "Workshop Report: The Thermal Science and Engineering of Advanced Insulation Materials," DOE, 20p, December 1989, LBL-28357.

A.J. Hunt, I. Hodara, F.J. Miller, and J.E. Noring, "Direct Absorption Receivers for Catalyzing Chemical Reactions," Solar Thermal Technology - Research, Development, and Applications, Proc. of the 4th International Symposium, Eds. B.P. Gupta and W.H.Traugott, pp. 437-446, 1990.

A.J. Hunt, "New Approaches to Receiver Design: Prospects and Technology of Using Particle Suspensions as Direct Solar Absorbers," Proc. Third International Workshop on Solar Thermal Central Receiver Systems; Konstanz, F.R. Germany, 23 June 1986.

P.H. Tewari, A.J. Hunt, J.G. Lieber, and K.D. Lofftus, "Microstructural Properties of Transparent Silica Aerogels," Aerogels, Proc. of the First International Symposium on Aerogels, Wurzburg, Germany, J. Fricke Ed. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 142-147, 1986, LBL-20444.

A.J. Hunt, J. Ayer, P. Hull, F. Miller, R. Russo and W. Yuen, "Direct Radiant Heating of Particle Suspensions, for the Production of Fuels and Chemicals using Concentrated Sunlight," Proceedings of INTERSOL 85, International Solar Energy Society, Montreal, Canada, June 23-27 1985.

A.J. Hunt, R.E. Russo, P.H. Tewari, and K. D. Lofftus "Aerogel: A Transparent Insulator for Solar Applications," Proceedings of INTERSOL 85, International Solar Energy Society, Montreal, Canada, June 23-27, 1985.

P.H. Tewari, K.D. Lofftus, and A.J. Hunt, "Structure and Chemistry of Sol-Gel Derived Transparent Silica Aerogel," Ultrastructure Processing of Ceramics, Glasses, and Composites, L.L. Hench and D.R. Ulrich Eds., John Wiley & Sons, New York, Chpt. 42, 549-557 1985.

A.J. Hunt and C.T. Brown, "Solar Test Results of an Advanced Direct Absorption High Temperature Gas Receiver (SPHER)," Proc. of the 1983 Solar World Congress, International Solar Energy Society, Perth, Australia, Aug. 15-19, 1983, LBL-16947.

A.J. Hunt, D.F. Grether, and M. Wahlig, "The Measurement of Circumsolar Radiation," Chapter 7, An Introduction to Meteorological Measurements and Data Handling for Solar Energy Applications, by the International Energy Association, 1980, LBL 8345.

A.J. Hunt, “Small Particle Heat Exchangers”, June 1978, LBNL-7841

A.J. Hunt , “A New Solar Thermal Receiver Utilizing a Small Particle Heat Exchanger”, Proc. 14th Intersociety Energy Conversation Engineering, August 1979, LBNL 8520

A.J. Hunt, “A New Solar Thermal Receiver Utilizing Small Particles” Proc. 1979 International Congress of the International Solar Energy Society, May 1979, LBNL, 9317

A.J. Hunt, “High Temperature Gas Receiver Utilizing Small particles”, Proc. Solar Fuels Workshop, Organized by the Solar Thermal Test Facilities Users Association, November 1979, LBNL-10484

A.J. Hunt, “Optical Properties of Small Particle Suspensions for Solar Thermal Collection”, Proc. “Optical Phenomena Peculiar to Matter of Small Dimensions”, March 1980, LBNL-10221

W.J. Fisk, D.E. Wroblewski, and A.J. Hunt, “Performance Analysis of Windowed High Temperature Gas Receiver using a Suspension of Ultrafine Carbon Particles as the Solar Absorber,” Proc. of the American Section of International Solar Energy Society, June 2-6 Phoenix AZ, LBL-10100

A.J. Hunt, “Development of a New High Temperature Gas Receiver Utilizing Small Particles”, International Symposium on Solar Thermal Power and Energy Systems. Marseille, France. June 1980, Proc. Colloques Internationaux du CNRS No 306 SYSTEMS SOLARIRES THERMODYNAMIQUES STS 80-29 LBNL-10148

D.B. Evans and A.J. Hunt, “An Empirical Technique for Predicting Solar Flux Distributions, Proc. of the STTF Users Association workshop on High Intensity Solar Flux Measuring Techniques, Albuquerque NM Oct. 27, 1981 LBNL-13523

A.J. Hunt, “Development of a Direct Absorption High Temperature Gas Receiver”, Proc. International Solar Energy Society Congress, Brighton, England. August 1981, LBNL-13224

A.J. Hunt and C. T. Brown, “Solar Test Results of an Advanced Direct Absorption High Temperature Gas Receiver”1983, Solar World Congress Ed. S.V. Szokolay, LBNL-16947

A.J. Hunt and D.B. Evans, Phase I Report “The Design and Construction of a High Temperature Gas Receiver Utilizing Small Particles as the Heat Exchanger (SPHER)”, Proc. Solar Thermal Test Facilities Users Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico. August 1980. LBNL-13755

A.J. Hunt and C.T. Brown, Phase II Report “Solar Testing of the Small Particle Heat Exchanger Receiver,” February 1983. LBNL-15807

A.J. Hunt, “Small Particle Heat Exchange Receiver-Solar Test Results” Proc. Solar Thermal Research Workshop, Georgia Institute of Technology”, Atlanta, GA. September 7, 1983 LBL 16748

P.G. Hull and A.J. Hunt, “A Reciprocating Solar-Heated Engine Utilizing Direct Absorption by Small Particles”, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 106. P 29-36 February 1984, LBNL-10622

A.J. Hunt, J. Ayer, P. Hull, F. Miller, and R. Russo, “Direct Radiant Heating of Particle Suspensions”, Proc. Solar Thermal Research Program Annual Conference, Lakewood, CO. February 20-22, 1985. LBNL-19388

A.J. Hunt, J. Ayer, P. Hull, F. Miller, R. Russo, and W. Yuen, “Solar Radiant Processing of Gas-Particle Systems for Producing Useful Fuels and Chemicals”, Proc. 23rd ASME/AICHE National Heat Transfer Conference, Denver, CO. August 1985, LBNL-19102

W.W. Yuen, F.J. Miller and A.J. Hunt, “Heat Transfer Characteristics of a GAS-Particle Mixture under Direct Radiant Heating”, Journal of Int. Comm. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol.13. pp. 145-154, 1986.

A.J. Hunt, J. Ayer, P. Hull, F. Miller, R. Russo, and W. Yuen, “Solar Radiant Processing of Gas-Particle Systems for Producing Useful Fuels and Chemicals” AIChE Symposium Series in Heat Transfer, No. 245, Vol. 81, Denver 1985

 
PATENTS

 
"Measurement of the Easy Axis and Hk Probability Density Functions for Thin Ferromagnetic Films using the Longitudinal Permeability Hysteresis Loop," Patent No. 3,260,928, 1966, A. Hunt, J. Torok, and H. Oredson.

"Radiant Energy Collection and Conversion Apparatus," Patent No. 4,313,304 1982, A. J. Hunt.

"Windmill," Patent No. 4,396,852 1983, A. J. Hunt.

"Radiation Receiver," Patent No. 4,403,601 1983, A. J. Hunt.

"Reciprocating Solar Engine," Patent No. 4,452,047 1984, A. J. Hunt and P. G. Hull.

"Carbon Particles," Patent No. 4,452,771 A. J. Hunt, June 5, 1984.

"Solar Heat Receiver," Patent No. 4,499,893, 1985 A. J. Hunt, L. Hansen, and D. B. Evans.

"Process for Forming Transparent Aerogel Insulating Arrays," United States Patent No. 4,610,863, Sept. 9, 1986, P. H. Tewari and A. J. Hunt.

"Process for Forming Transparent Aerogel Insulating Arrays," Canadian Patent No. 1,288,313, Sept. 3, 1991, A. J. Hunt and P. H. Tewari.

“Aerogel Composites and Method of Manufacture,” United States Patent No. 5855953, Jan. 5, 1999, W. Cao and A.J. Hunt.

Method of Manufacturing Aerogel Composites," Patent No. 5,879,744, March 9, 1999, W. Cao and A.J. Hunt.

"Device and Method for Determining Oxygen Concentration and Pressure in Gases," U.S. Patent, March 23, 1999 , No. 5,885,843, M. A. Ayers and A. J. Hunt.

“Hydrogen Storage in Nanoporous Inorganic Networks” S. S. Mao, X. Chen, and A. Hunt, Patent Pending.

“Liquid Metal Thermal Storage System” Arlon J. Hunt, Patent Pending

 
 
 


SOLAR THERMAL CONSULTING

1307 Brewster Court, El Cerrito, California, USA 94530
info@solarthermalconsulting.com

Phone 510-282-3530

© All Rights Reserved