The new electrochromic material
, like its high-temperature processed counterpart, has an amorphous structure, meaning the atoms lack any long-range organization as would be found in a crystal.
The researchers have proposed an alternative method using an electrochromic material
, often referred to as 'smart glass', which transforms from a transparent material into an opaque material when a small electrical voltage is applied to it.
At the heart of the technology is a new "designer" electrochromic material
, made from nanocrystals of indium tin oxide embedded in a glassy matrix of niobium oxide.
Their topics include black molybdenum solar absorbers, molybdenum oxide thin films as electrochromic material
, and thin films of chromium oxide.
is a developer and manufacturer of thin flexible transparent electrodes and matching electrochromic materials
and devices based on it, with diverse market applications.
Thermochromic and photochromic materials that change colour according to temperature or light intensity are already available, but electrochromic materials
that change colour under the influence of electricity might well hold the best promises for military applications.
The coating is based on electrochromic materials
, which use electric charges to tint clear windows.
Unlike inorganic compounds, intrinsically conducting polymers are more attractive electrochromic materials
because of their relatively low-optical switch potentials, fast response, and colorful electrochromism (3), (4).
of Florida) and Tribollet's (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France) text provides the background and training suitable for application of impedance spectroscopy to a broad range of applications, such as corrosion, biomedical devices, semiconductors and solid-state devices, sensors, batteries, fuel cells, electrochemical capacitors, dielectric measurements, coatings, electrochromic materials
, analytical chemistry, and imaging.
Non-electrophoretic materials to gain market share: Both liquid crystals and electrochromic materials
will grow in importance as platforms for e-paper, although e-paper displays based on electrophoretic materials will continue to take the largest share of the market.
, first introduced by Deb in 1969 (9), can change their color when exposed to an applied potential due to electrochemical oxidation and reduction.
15 Electrochromic Materials
and Devices for Energy Efficient Buildings (Claes-Gran Granqvist).