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Title: Passive-solar directional-radiating cooling system

Abstract

This patent describes a cold-producing device comprising, an infrared radiating body including a radiating surface aimed at the sky and capable of emitting rays within one or more wavelength bands for which the atmosphere is transparent, a cover spaced apart from the radiating surface towards the sky and transparent to the one or more wavelength bands, the cover being thermally isolated from the radiating surface by a vacuum to reduce the formation of condensation on the cover when the radiating surface is a temperature below the dewpoint of the atmosphere, and a housing supporting the radiating body and cover, the housing including means for thermally coupling the radiating body to an ice-storage reservoir.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7049410
Patent Number(s):
US 4624113
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 27 Jun 1985
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; PASSIVE SOLAR COOLING SYSTEMS; DESIGN; HEAT TRANSFER; COLD STORAGE; COVERINGS; DEW POINT; ICE; INFRARED RADIATION; RADIATIVE COOLING; SPACE DEPENDENCE; VACUUM STATES; VAPOR CONDENSATION; WAVELENGTHS; COOLING; ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION; ENERGY TRANSFER; EQUIPMENT; RADIATIONS; SOLAR COOLING SYSTEMS; SOLAR EQUIPMENT; STORAGE; 140901* - Solar Thermal Utilization- Space Heating & Cooling

Citation Formats

Hull, J R, and Schertz, W W. Passive-solar directional-radiating cooling system. United States: N. p., 1986. Web.
Hull, J R, & Schertz, W W. Passive-solar directional-radiating cooling system. United States.
Hull, J R, and Schertz, W W. Tue . "Passive-solar directional-radiating cooling system". United States.
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title = {Passive-solar directional-radiating cooling system},
author = {Hull, J R and Schertz, W W},
abstractNote = {This patent describes a cold-producing device comprising, an infrared radiating body including a radiating surface aimed at the sky and capable of emitting rays within one or more wavelength bands for which the atmosphere is transparent, a cover spaced apart from the radiating surface towards the sky and transparent to the one or more wavelength bands, the cover being thermally isolated from the radiating surface by a vacuum to reduce the formation of condensation on the cover when the radiating surface is a temperature below the dewpoint of the atmosphere, and a housing supporting the radiating body and cover, the housing including means for thermally coupling the radiating body to an ice-storage reservoir.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1986},
month = {11}
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