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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 1986
  • pp: 2712–2714

Zinc oxide multilayers for solar collector coatings

M. J. Brett, R. R. Parsons, and H. P. Baltes  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 25, Issue 16, pp. 2712-2714 (1986)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.25.002712


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Abstract

A solar selective coating has been fabricated by capping black zinc oxide with a transparent zinc oxide heat mirror film. Deposition onto glass substrates was accomplished by reactive bias sputtering. The zinc oxide multilayer structure had a solar absorptance of 0.90 and an IR emittance of 0.26. Suggestions are made for significant improvement of solar selective performance.

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History
Original Manuscript: April 28, 1986
Published: August 15, 1986

Citation
M. J. Brett, R. R. Parsons, and H. P. Baltes, "Zinc oxide multilayers for solar collector coatings," Appl. Opt. 25, 2712-2714 (1986)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-25-16-2712


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