24 September 1986 Transparent Insulation Materials (Thermal Conductivity)
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Proceedings Volume 0653, Optical Materials Technology for Energy Efficiency and Solar Energy Conversion V; (1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938309
Event: 1986 International Symposium/Innsbruck, 1986, Innsbruck, Austria
Abstract
Different kinds of transparent insulation materials were investigated. The thermal conductivity was found to depend mainly on thermal radiation. For this reason it was found to be generally sufficient to classify the materials by only one radiative property. The improvement of thermal insulation by application of a selective absorber was investigated by measurements and calculations. A new configuration to combine a selective absorber with a transparent insulation is proposed. Some spectral measurements were done and compared with calculations. Radiative grey characterization was compared with spectral characterization.
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Antonio Pfluger, "Transparent Insulation Materials (Thermal Conductivity)", Proc. SPIE 0653, Optical Materials Technology for Energy Efficiency and Solar Energy Conversion V, (24 September 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938309; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.938309
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