12 April 1982 Solar Reflectors Made From Silver Metallo-Organic Resinates
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Proceedings Volume 0324, Optical Coatings for Energy Efficiency and Solar Applications; (1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933257
Event: 1982 Los Angeles Technical Symposium, 1982, Los Angeles, United States
Abstract
A unique approach to producing silver solar reflectors is to fire films onto substrates from metallo-organic resinates. This approach has been investigated and results are presented. The solar reflectance has been found to be a function of the type of glass and of the film thickness. Films with the optimum combination have properties that compare favorably with materials currently used. Data are presented for accelerated corrosion tests which show that films prepared by metallo-organic technology are significantly improved compared to those produced by conventional wet chemical processing.
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C. F. Jefferson, H. Myers, F. R. Russo, "Solar Reflectors Made From Silver Metallo-Organic Resinates", Proc. SPIE 0324, Optical Coatings for Energy Efficiency and Solar Applications, (12 April 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933257; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.933257
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Glasses

Silver

Reflectivity

Mirrors

Metals

Interfaces

Reflectors

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