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Title: Color-preserving daytime radiative cooling

We introduce a general approach to radiatively lower the temperature of a structure, while preserving its color under sunlight. The cooling effect persists in the presence of considerable convective and conductive heat exchange and for different solar absorptances.
Authors:
 [1] ; ;  [2]
  1. Department of Applied Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 (United States)
  2. Department of Electrical Engineering, Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22253970
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Applied Physics Letters; Journal Volume: 103; Journal Issue: 22; Other Information: (c) 2013 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; COLOR; HEAT; RADIATIVE COOLING; SOLAR ABSORBERS; SUN