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Highly durable all-solid state electrochromic glazings
Author(s): Fabien Beteille; P. Boire; Jean-Christophe Giron
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Paper Abstract

After being successfully implemented as self-dimming minors in the automotive industry, electrochromic technologies are moving toward large-area applications. These applications often demand high levels of durability; warranties of ten to twenty years are commonly required in Europe for applications such as car sunroofs and insulated glass units for buildings. These active solar-control glazings need to be priced competitively. Very few EC technologies match all of these requirements. Mixed polymer/metal oxide-layer systems often fail in terms of durability and cost effectiveness, and inexpensive all-organic systems do not usually pass the severe high-temperature and UV tests.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 October 1999
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3788, Switchable Materials and Flat Panel Displays, (8 October 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.365782
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Fabien Beteille, Saint-Gobain Recherche (France)
P. Boire, Saint-Gobain Recherche (France)
Jean-Christophe Giron, Saint-Gobain Recherche (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3788:
Switchable Materials and Flat Panel Displays
Carl M. Lampert, Editor(s)

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