electrochromic


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electrochromic

The ability of a material to transmit light due to a change in electrical current. The optical properties are reversible, and the material reverts to its original state once the electrical current is removed. As such, electrochromic materials are the primary choice for visual devices, such as smart windows, light shutters, information displays, reflectance mirrors, and thermal radiators. In green architecture, electro-chromic materials are mainly used in “smart windows” for their energy efficiency and thermal comfort. The transparency/opacity level is adjusted by an applied voltage. See also: Smart materials
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A performance characteristic of this electrochromic glass that may limit its broad adoption is switching speed.
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Self-dimming technology, which is further broken out into electrochromic and “other” self-dimming technologies in the automotive sector.
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For example, NTERA of the Republic of Ireland has a high definition electrochromic display technology of exceptional brightness and viewing angle that is compatible with LCD manufacturing processes.
Still, you can't fault them for trying as they've nowmanaged to squeeze in an automatically dipping electrochromic rear view mirror.