Scientific Results

Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics for solar receivers: spectral and high-temperature emissivity characterization

Year: 2012

Authors: Sani E., Mercatelli L., Fontani D., Francini F., Jafrancesco D., Sansoni P., Sans J.L., Sciti D.

Autors Affiliation: INO-CNR Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo E. Fermi, 6, I-50125 Firenze, Italia;
PROMES-CNRS Processes, Materials and Solar Energy Laboratory, 7 rue du Four Solaire, 66120 Font Romeu, France;
CNR-ISTEC, Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali Ceramici,
Via Granarolo 64, 48018 Faenza, Italia

Abstract: We report on the preparation, room temperature spectral reflectance and high-temperature thermal emissivity characterization of different Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics. We show that spectral and thermal emissivity properties of UHTCs are promising for solar receiver applications.

Conference title: Fotonica 2012, 14° Convegno Nazionale delle Tecnologie Fotoniche
Place: Firenze

More Information: ISBN 9788887237146
KeyWords: solar; New Materials; Solar Collectors

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