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Title: Transition Metal Switchable Mirror

The switchable-mirrors technology was developed by Tom Richardson and Jonathan Slack of Berkeley Lab's Environmental Energy Technologies Division. By using transition metals rather than the rare earthmore » metals used in the first metal-hydride switchable mirrors, Richardson and Slack were able to lower the cost and simplify the manufacturing process. Energy performance is improved as well, because the new windows can reflect or transmit both visible and infrared light. Besides windows for offices and homes, possible applications include automobile sunroofs, signs and displays, aircraft windows, and spacecraft.« less
Title: Transition Metal Switchable Mirror
Publication Date: 2009-08-21
OSTI Identifier: 987736
Other Number(s): Other: YouTube- Transition Metal Switchable Mirror
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Subject: transition metals  dynamic window  electrochromic  switchable mirror 
Publisher: Berkeley Lab Science Videos on YouTube
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:01:52
System Entry Date: 2016-01-28