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Title: Durable solar mirror films

Abstract

The present disclosure generally relates to durable solar mirror films, methods of making durable solar mirror films, and constructions including durable solar mirror films. In one embodiment, the present disclosure relates to a solar mirror film comprising: a multilayer optical film layer including having a coefficient of hygroscopic expansion of less than about 30 ppm per percent relative humidity; and a reflective layer having a coefficient of hygroscopic expansion.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1343757
Patent Number(s):
9568653
Application Number:
14/398,485
Assignee:
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F24 - HEATING F24S - SOLAR HEAT COLLECTORS
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B32 - LAYERED PRODUCTS B32B - LAYERED PRODUCTS, i.e. PRODUCTS BUILT-UP OF STRATA OF FLAT OR NON-FLAT, e.g. CELLULAR OR HONEYCOMB, FORM
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Apr 22
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

O'Neill, Mark B., Henderson, Andrew J., Hebrink, Timothy J., Katare, Rajesh K., Jing, Naiyong, North, Diane, and Peterson, Eric M. Durable solar mirror films. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
O'Neill, Mark B., Henderson, Andrew J., Hebrink, Timothy J., Katare, Rajesh K., Jing, Naiyong, North, Diane, & Peterson, Eric M. Durable solar mirror films. United States.
O'Neill, Mark B., Henderson, Andrew J., Hebrink, Timothy J., Katare, Rajesh K., Jing, Naiyong, North, Diane, and Peterson, Eric M. Tue . "Durable solar mirror films". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1343757.
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