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Title: Modification of UV absorption profile of polymer film reflectors to increase solar-weighted reflectance

Abstract

Provided are reflective thin film constructions including a reduced number of layers, which provides for increased solar-weighted hemispherical reflectance and durability. Reflective films include those comprising an ultraviolet absorbing abrasion resistant coating over a metal layer. Also provided are ultraviolet absorbing abrasion resistant coatings and methods for optimizing the ultraviolet absorption of an abrasion resistant coating. Reflective films disclosed herein are useful for solar reflecting, solar collecting, and solar concentrating applications, such as for the generation of electrical power.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SKYFUEL, INC. Lakewood, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1354797
Patent Number(s):
9,638,842
Application Number:
13/790,099
Assignee:
SKYFUEL, INC. DOEEE
DOE Contract Number:
EE0003584.000; SC0009224TDD
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Mar 08
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 14 SOLAR ENERGY

Citation Formats

Jorgensen, Gary, Gee, Randall C., and White, David. Modification of UV absorption profile of polymer film reflectors to increase solar-weighted reflectance. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Jorgensen, Gary, Gee, Randall C., & White, David. Modification of UV absorption profile of polymer film reflectors to increase solar-weighted reflectance. United States.
Jorgensen, Gary, Gee, Randall C., and White, David. 2017. "Modification of UV absorption profile of polymer film reflectors to increase solar-weighted reflectance". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1354797.
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abstractNote = {Provided are reflective thin film constructions including a reduced number of layers, which provides for increased solar-weighted hemispherical reflectance and durability. Reflective films include those comprising an ultraviolet absorbing abrasion resistant coating over a metal layer. Also provided are ultraviolet absorbing abrasion resistant coatings and methods for optimizing the ultraviolet absorption of an abrasion resistant coating. Reflective films disclosed herein are useful for solar reflecting, solar collecting, and solar concentrating applications, such as for the generation of electrical power.},
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