Accession Number : ADD004212

Title :   PBS-Al Selective Solar Absorber.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : McMahon,Thomas J ; Green,Arold K

Report Date : 14 Jun 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A solar absorber comprising a 1000 to 1500 A thick layer of lead sulfide on a thermally conductive base. The solar absorber reflects on the order of 97% of the infrared while absorbing between 90 and 95% of the solar radiation band. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Radiation absorption, *Solar radiation, *Lead sulfides, *Aluminum, Solar collectors, Solar panels, Aluminum coatings, Infrared radiation, Selection

Subject Categories : Astrophysics
      Non-electrical Energy Conversion
      Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE