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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In 2018, researchers from the University of Delaware have developed a new type of electrochromic glass that would cost only a fraction of the manufactured by others.
"If we didn't use electrochromic glass, we would have to spend money on electromechanical shades or frit, [and more on] and larger sized mechanical systems, yearly energy consumption and maintenance.
At the electrochromic coloration of an initial (nonhydrogenated) film, analogous changes occur [13].
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PEDOT:PSS based electrochromic devices have primary and complementary electrochromes, where a simultaneous electrochemical reaction of the two redox-active layers takes place at applied charge.
Inpatient rooms are also provided with automatically adjusting electrochromic glass, with override available at the bedside computer terminal to allow patients to control opacity, improving their comfort by tailoring access to natural light according to their preference.
A large number of metal complexes containing substituted bipyridine ligand have been studied for their electrochromic behavior.
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.
Gaithersburg, MD, December 11, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The Global Electrochromic Glass and Devices market is accounted for $1.37 billion in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.94% to reach $3.39 billion by 2022.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory and e-Chromic Technology Inc.'s SunStop electrochromic film technology offers a way to consolidate windows into a building's heating and cooling control strategy, making them part of the "Internet of Things" and an integral component of a "Smart Building," opening possibilities for energy savings of 4% or more.
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