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Title: Mercapto-based coupling agent for improved thermophotovoltaic device back surface reflector adhesion and reflectance

Abstract

A back surface reflector (BSR) is described. The BSR includes a reflecting layer, a substrate and an adhesion layer between the reflecting layer and the substrate. The adhesion layer includes 3-mercaptopropyl (trimethoxy) silane (a.k.a. Merc).

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory (BAPL), West Mifflin, PA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1327887
Patent Number(s):
9,461,191
Application Number:
14/187,666
Assignee:
U.S. Department of Energy (Washington, DC
DOE Contract Number:  
AC11-98PN38206
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Feb 24
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION

Citation Formats

Wernsman, Bernard, Fiedor, Joseph N., Irr, Lawrence G., and Palmisiano, Marc N. Mercapto-based coupling agent for improved thermophotovoltaic device back surface reflector adhesion and reflectance. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Wernsman, Bernard, Fiedor, Joseph N., Irr, Lawrence G., & Palmisiano, Marc N. Mercapto-based coupling agent for improved thermophotovoltaic device back surface reflector adhesion and reflectance. United States.
Wernsman, Bernard, Fiedor, Joseph N., Irr, Lawrence G., and Palmisiano, Marc N. Tue . "Mercapto-based coupling agent for improved thermophotovoltaic device back surface reflector adhesion and reflectance". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1327887.
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author = {Wernsman, Bernard and Fiedor, Joseph N. and Irr, Lawrence G. and Palmisiano, Marc N.},
abstractNote = {A back surface reflector (BSR) is described. The BSR includes a reflecting layer, a substrate and an adhesion layer between the reflecting layer and the substrate. The adhesion layer includes 3-mercaptopropyl (trimethoxy) silane (a.k.a. Merc).},
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place = {United States},
year = {2016},
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