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Title: Anti-reflective and anti-soiling coatings with self-cleaning properties

Disclosed herein is a coated glass element including a glass component and a coating adhered to the glass component through siloxane linkages, the coating having at least one of an anti-reflective property, a high abrasion resistance property and a hydrophobic property, wherein the coating comprises a dried gel formed from at least one hydrolyzed alkoxysilane-based sol and at least one hydrolyzed organosilane-based sol.
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Enki Technology, Inc. (San Jose, CA DOEEE
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Patent File Date: 2015 Sep 14
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Enki Technology, Inc. San Jose, CA (United States)
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United States

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