Development of a Polymer-carbon Nanotubes based Economic Solar Collector

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Kim, S. I.; Kissick, John; Spence, Stephen; Boyle, Christine;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.18086/eurosun.2014.16.11
  • Subject: Renewable energy | Flat plate | Efficiency | Cost-effective | Heat transfer analysis | Prototype
    arxiv: Physics::Accelerator Physics | Computer Science::Programming Languages | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Physics::Space Physics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

A low cost solar collector was developed by using polymeric components as opposed to metal and glass components of traditional solar collectors. In order to utilize polymers for the absorber of the solar collector, Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) has been added as a filler to im... View more
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