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Photothermal Selective Absorbing Device

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000086976D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-03
Document File: 2 page(s) / 39K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Woodall, JM: AUTHOR

Abstract

Intercalated graphite exhibits large reflectivity in the infrared region and large absorption in the visible. Thus, it may be used to convert solar energy to thermal energy. The figure shows a thermal energy conversion structure, which exhibits the optical properties shown in the graph.

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Photothermal Selective Absorbing Device

Intercalated graphite exhibits large reflectivity in the infrared region and large absorption in the visible. Thus, it may be used to convert solar energy to thermal energy. The figure shows a thermal energy conversion structure, which exhibits the optical properties shown in the graph.

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