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Title: Multi-layer coatings

Disclosed herein are coating materials and methods for applying a top-layer coating that is durable, abrasion resistant, highly transparent, hydrophobic, low-friction, moisture-sealing, anti-soiling, and self-cleaning to an existing conventional high temperature anti-reflective coating. The top coat imparts superior durability performance and new properties to the under-laying conventional high temperature anti-reflective coating without reducing the anti-reflectiveness of the coating. Methods and data for optimizing the relative thickness of the under-layer high temperature anti-reflective coating and the top-layer thickness for optimizing optical performance are also disclosed.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1259690
Assignee:
Enki Technology, Inc. (San Jose, CA) DOEEE
Patent Number(s):
9,376,593
Application Number:
14/856,601
Contract Number:
EE0006040
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2017 Sep 17
Research Org:
Enki Technology, Inc., San Jose, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

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