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Title: Emissivity of solar cell cover glass calculated from infrared reflectance measurements

Abstract

The thermal emissivity of solar cell cover glasses with differences in glass composition or manufacture and surface texture are evaluated using specular and specular+diffuse infrared reflectance at different angles of incidences. Non-textured and textured glasses all exhibit similar emissivity at all angles of incidence regardless of composition and patterning. Both diffuse and specular reflectance must be included for textured glass at any angle of incidence and may be needed for planar glass at a high angle of incidences to properly determine emissivity.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [1]
  1. Univ. of Toledo, OH (United States)
  2. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Solar Energy Technologies Office (EE-4S)
OSTI Identifier:
1484433
Report Number(s):
NREL/JA-5K00-72496
Journal ID: ISSN 0927-0248
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 190; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0927-0248
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; thermal emissivity; soda lime glass; covering glass for PV; infrared reflectance; silicon PV module

Citation Formats

Subedi, Indra, Silverman, Timothy J., Deceglie, Michael G., and Podraza, Nikolas J. Emissivity of solar cell cover glass calculated from infrared reflectance measurements. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1016/j.solmat.2018.09.027.
Subedi, Indra, Silverman, Timothy J., Deceglie, Michael G., & Podraza, Nikolas J. Emissivity of solar cell cover glass calculated from infrared reflectance measurements. United States. doi:10.1016/j.solmat.2018.09.027.
Subedi, Indra, Silverman, Timothy J., Deceglie, Michael G., and Podraza, Nikolas J. Sat . "Emissivity of solar cell cover glass calculated from infrared reflectance measurements". United States. doi:10.1016/j.solmat.2018.09.027.
@article{osti_1484433,
title = {Emissivity of solar cell cover glass calculated from infrared reflectance measurements},
author = {Subedi, Indra and Silverman, Timothy J. and Deceglie, Michael G. and Podraza, Nikolas J.},
abstractNote = {The thermal emissivity of solar cell cover glasses with differences in glass composition or manufacture and surface texture are evaluated using specular and specular+diffuse infrared reflectance at different angles of incidences. Non-textured and textured glasses all exhibit similar emissivity at all angles of incidence regardless of composition and patterning. Both diffuse and specular reflectance must be included for textured glass at any angle of incidence and may be needed for planar glass at a high angle of incidences to properly determine emissivity.},
doi = {10.1016/j.solmat.2018.09.027},
journal = {Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells},
issn = {0927-0248},
number = C,
volume = 190,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {11}
}

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