Poly(urethane)-based solar absorber coatings containing nanogold

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Date: May 2013
From: Solar Energy(Vol. 91)
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishers
Document Type: Report
Length: 154 words

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To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2012.09.015 Byline: Chao-Ching Chang (a)(b), Ching-Li Huang (a), Cheng-Liang Chang (a)(b) Keywords: Solar absorber coating; Doctor-blade; Poly(urethane); Nanogold; Solar-thermal energy conversion; Surface plasmon resonance Abstract: a* We used a solution technique to prepare solar absorber coatings containing nanogold. a* Absorber coatings were prepared via the redox reactions of HAuCl.sub.4 and Cu substrates. a* The bottom surface of the coating was abundant in nano-sized CuCl and Au. a* The performance of the coating was dependent on PU/HAuCl.sub.4 (w/w) in the solution. Author Affiliation: (a) Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Tamkang University, 151, Yingzhuan Rd., Tamsui Dist., New Taipei City 25137, Taiwan (b) Energy and Opto-Electronic Materials Research Center, Tamkang University, 151, Yingzhuan Rd., Tamsui Dist., New Taipei City 25137, Taiwan Article History: Received 5 October 2011; Revised 25 September 2012; Accepted 26 September 2012 Article Note: (miscellaneous) Communicated by: Associate Editor Yogi Goswami

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