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Title: Durable silver mirror with ultra-violet thru far infra-red reflection

Abstract

A durable highly reflective silver mirror characterized by high reflectance in a broad spectral range of about 300 nm in the UV to the far infrared (.about.10000 nm), as well as exceptional environmental durability. A high absorptivity metal underlayer is used which prevents the formation of a galvanic cell with a silver layer while increasing the reflectance of the silver layer. Environmentally durable overcoat layers are provided to enhance mechanical and chemical durability and protect the silver layer from corrosion and tarnishing, for use in a wide variety of surroundings or climates, including harsh or extreme environments.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Discovery Bay, CA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1014761
Patent Number(s):
7,838,134
Application Number:
US Patent Application 11/286,368
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Wolfe, Jesse D. Durable silver mirror with ultra-violet thru far infra-red reflection. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Wolfe, Jesse D. Durable silver mirror with ultra-violet thru far infra-red reflection. United States.
Wolfe, Jesse D. Tue . "Durable silver mirror with ultra-violet thru far infra-red reflection". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1014761.
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