Properties of low cost, high volume glasses

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The properties of new and weathered samples of low cost, high volume glasses have been studied to determine their usefulness for solar energy applications. Glasses of varying compositions produced by float, drawn, rolled fusion, and twin ground techniques were examined. Spectral transmittance and reflectance were measured and solar weighted values calculated. Laser raytrace techniques were used to evaluate surface parallelism and bulk homogeneity. Compositional changes were examined with scanning electron microscopy, x-ray fluorescence, and Auger electron spectroscopy. These techniques were used in conjunction with ellipsometry to study the surface effects associated with weathering.

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Lind, M. A.; Hartman, J. S. & Buckwalter, C. Q. January 1, 1979.

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    Publisher Info: Battelle Pacific Northwest Labs., Richland, WA (USA)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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The properties of new and weathered samples of low cost, high volume glasses have been studied to determine their usefulness for solar energy applications. Glasses of varying compositions produced by float, drawn, rolled fusion, and twin ground techniques were examined. Spectral transmittance and reflectance were measured and solar weighted values calculated. Laser raytrace techniques were used to evaluate surface parallelism and bulk homogeneity. Compositional changes were examined with scanning electron microscopy, x-ray fluorescence, and Auger electron spectroscopy. These techniques were used in conjunction with ellipsometry to study the surface effects associated with weathering.

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Dep. NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • 23. annual international symposium of the Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers, San Diego, CA, USA, 27 Aug 1979

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  • Report No.: PNL-SA-7692
  • Report No.: CONF-790838-6
  • Grant Number: EY-76-C-06-1830
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5578727
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1093220

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Lind, M. A.; Hartman, J. S. & Buckwalter, C. Q. Properties of low cost, high volume glasses, article, January 1, 1979; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1093220/: accessed April 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.