These links provide a good source of technical literature on solar sails.
- Scientific Commons - May or may not have free online papers. Search for "solar sail"
- NASA Technical Report Server - May or may not have free online papers. Simple search for "solar sail"
- AIAA Electronic Library - Papers available to AIAA journal subscribers or conference attendees only. 1st page is usually available for free. Enter "solar sail" in full text search box for comprehensive results.
- Google Scholar - Search for "solar sail"
- SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System - Search for "solar sail"
Solar sail papers hosted at this website.
- SOLAR SAILING AND SOLAR POWER GENERATION BY "ROLLER REEFING" presentation given by Frank Ellinghaus
- Solar sailing and solar power-generation by “Roller-Reefing” - a design paper - of a demonstrator solar sail power station spacecraft (SSPS) by Frank Ellinghaus
- Poster by Frank Ellinghaus on a SEP-Solar-Sail spacecraft with a "Roller Reefing" system for control presented at the 2007 International Symposium on Solar Sailing.
- Solar Sail Mission Requirements by Robert L. Forward, Colin R. McInnes, and Benjamin L. Diedrich
- A collection of solar sail references by Elena Polyakhova
- Attitude Control and Dynamics of Solar Sails by Benjamin L. Diedrich
- Gossamer Spacecraft Survey Study an historical survey of gossamer spacecraft structures by Dr. Robert L. Forward, with Benjamin L. Diedrich
This page lists references to solar papers, usable in SolarSailWiki articles. They can be exported in Bibtex format. They link, when available, to online papers. This is a work in progress.