CHARACTERIZATION OF NEW AND DEGRADED MIRRORS WITH AES, ESCA AND SIMS.

L. R. Pederson, M. T. Thomas

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Abstract

Samples representing each stage of second surface mirror production, as well as finished mirrors exposed to the exterior environment, were examined. Evidence appeared to suggest that sulfur and chlorides are important corrosive agents. Water appears to accelerate the degradation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-167
Number of pages17
JournalSolar Energy Materials
Volume3
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1980
Externally publishedYes

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Pederson, L. R., & Thomas, M. T. (1980). CHARACTERIZATION OF NEW AND DEGRADED MIRRORS WITH AES, ESCA AND SIMS. Solar Energy Materials, 3(1-2), 151-167.