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Spectrally Selective Surfaces for Heating and Cooling Applications
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Date Published: 1 January 1989
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780819402288
Volume: TT01

Table of Contents
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Foreword
Preface
1. INTRODUCTION
2. NOTES ON THE OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS
2.1 Basic thin film optics
2.2 Dielectric functions of homogeneous model materials
2.3 Dielectric functions of nonhomogeneous model materials
2.4 Evaluation of dielectric functions from optical measurements
3. SPECTRAL SELECTIVITY
3.1 Ambient radiative properties
3.2 Integrated optical properties
4. COATINGS FOR ENERGY-EFFICIENT WINDOWS
4.1 What Is energy efficiency?
4.2 Materials options: A general discussion
4.3 Noble-metal-based coatings
4.4 Doped oxide semiconductor coatings
4.5 Electrochromic coatings
4.6 Thermochromic coatings
4.7 Antireflection treatments
5. SURFACES FOR SELECTIVE ABSORPTION OF SOLAR ENERGY
5.1 Desired spectral selectivity
5.2 Review of selectively solar-absorbing surfaces
6. SURFACES FOR RADIATIVE COOLING TO LOW TEMPERATURES 63
6.1 The resource for radiative cooling
6.2 Surfaces with infrared-selective emission
7. APPENDICES
A Selective optical properties of Au films made by ion-assisted evaporation
B Selective optical properties of e-beam evaporated In2O3:Sn films
C Selective absorption of solar energy in coevaporated Co-Al2O3 composite films
D A primer on large-scale coating technology
8. REFERENCES

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