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Corrosion resistant solar mirror

United States Patent

July 19, 2016
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A reflective article includes a transparent substrate having a first major surface and a second major surface. A base coat is formed over at least a portion of the second major surface. A primary reflective coating having at least one metallic layer is formed over at least a portion of the base coat. A protective coating is formed over at least a portion of the primary reflective coating. The article further includes a solar cell and an anode, with the solar cell connected to the metallic layer and the anode.
Medwick; Paul A. (Allison Park, PA), Abbott; Edward E. (Canandaigua, NY)
PPG Industries Ohio, Inc. (Cleveland, OH)
12/ 964,125
December 9, 2010
NOTICE OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT This invention was made with Government support under Government Contract No. DE-FC36-08GO18033 (DOE Solar Power) awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The United States Government may have certain rights in this invention.