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Title: Solar radiation absorbing material

Abstract

Solar energy absorbing means in solar collectors are provided by a solar selective carbon surface. A solar selective carbon surface is a microporous carbon surface having pores within the range of 0.2 to 2 micrometers. Such a surface is provided in a microporous carbon article by controlling the pore size. A thermally conductive substrate is provided with a solar selective surface by adhering an array of carbon particles in a suitable binder to the substrate, a majority of said particles having diameters within the range of about 0.2-10 microns.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. (Oak Ridge, TN)
  2. (Clinton, TN)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN
OSTI Identifier:
862923
Patent Number(s):
US 4048980
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC) ORNL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-26
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
solar; radiation; absorbing; material; energy; means; collectors; provided; selective; carbon; surface; microporous; pores; range; micrometers; article; controlling; pore; size; thermally; conductive; substrate; adhering; array; particles; suitable; binder; majority; diameters; 2-10; microns; porous carbon; radiation absorbing; microporous carbon; solar collectors; conductive substrate; solar collector; absorbing material; solar energy; solar radiation; pore size; carbon particles; thermally conductive; energy absorbing; suitable binder; solar selective; carbon surface; selective carbon; sorbing material; /126/138/165/

Citation Formats

Googin, John M., Schmitt, Charles R., Schreyer, James M., and Whitehead, Harlan D. Solar radiation absorbing material. United States: N. p., 1977. Web.
Googin, John M., Schmitt, Charles R., Schreyer, James M., & Whitehead, Harlan D. Solar radiation absorbing material. United States.
Googin, John M., Schmitt, Charles R., Schreyer, James M., and Whitehead, Harlan D. Sat . "Solar radiation absorbing material". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862923.
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title = {Solar radiation absorbing material},
author = {Googin, John M. and Schmitt, Charles R. and Schreyer, James M. and Whitehead, Harlan D.},
abstractNote = {Solar energy absorbing means in solar collectors are provided by a solar selective carbon surface. A solar selective carbon surface is a microporous carbon surface having pores within the range of 0.2 to 2 micrometers. Such a surface is provided in a microporous carbon article by controlling the pore size. A thermally conductive substrate is provided with a solar selective surface by adhering an array of carbon particles in a suitable binder to the substrate, a majority of said particles having diameters within the range of about 0.2-10 microns.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1977},
month = {Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1977}
}

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