Scientists of Saarland University were able to produce a selective absorbance layer by using atmospheric dip coating. A tandem order was used to generate selectivity: Nano – scaling titanium nitride is able to absorb the incoming solar radiation and transmit it in the infrared band of wavelength. In contrast, the substrate, e.g. build out of aluminum, shows the required reflection at high wavelengths.
This technique does not require any vacuum which makes it a cost-effective alternative compared to established production proceedings.
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