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Solar Thermal Converters

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069058D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Cuomo, JJ DiStefano, TH Pettit, GD Woodall, JM [+details]

Abstract

Improved solar thermal conversion surfaces can be fabricated by roughening the surface of a substrate by abrasion, etching, ion beam milling or embossing, coating the substrate with a 5000 to 10000 Angstroms thick film of tungsten followed by anodization.