Monolithic Silica aerogel in superinsulating glazings

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Monolithic Silica aerogel in superinsulating glazings. / Duer, Karsten; Svendsen, Sv Aa Højgaard.

In: Solar Energy, Vol. 63, No. 4, 1988, p. 259-267.

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title = "Monolithic Silica aerogel in superinsulating glazings",
abstract = "Silica aerogel is an open-pored porous transparent material with optical and thermal properties that makes the material very interesting as an insulation material in windows. A number of different aerogels have been investigated for their optical and thermal performance. High thermal resistance of aerogel was found for all the investigated samples and the samples showed very high solar as well as light transmittance. However all the investigated aerogel samples showed a tendency to scatter the transmitted light resulting in a reduced optical quality when the aerogels are integrated in glazings. This phenomenon is considered being the main obstacle to incorporate the material in clear glazings but a significant improvement of the optical quality of aerogel has been observed during the last five years. A number of prototypical evacuated 500x500x28 mm aerogel double glazed units employing a new edge seal technique were manufactured and characterized for their optical and thermal properties. As expected the same scattering of light was found in the aerogel glazings as in the aerogel samples, but excellent thermal performance was found, indicating a glazing type that from a thermal point of view is without competetion in heating dominated climates.",
author = "Karsten Duer and Svendsen, {Sv Aa H{\o}jgaard}",
year = "1988",
language = "English",
volume = "63",
pages = "259--267",
journal = "Solar Energy",
issn = "0038-092X",
publisher = "Elsevier Ltd",
number = "4",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Monolithic Silica aerogel in superinsulating glazings

AU - Duer, Karsten

AU - Svendsen, Sv Aa Højgaard

PY - 1988

Y1 - 1988

N2 - Silica aerogel is an open-pored porous transparent material with optical and thermal properties that makes the material very interesting as an insulation material in windows. A number of different aerogels have been investigated for their optical and thermal performance. High thermal resistance of aerogel was found for all the investigated samples and the samples showed very high solar as well as light transmittance. However all the investigated aerogel samples showed a tendency to scatter the transmitted light resulting in a reduced optical quality when the aerogels are integrated in glazings. This phenomenon is considered being the main obstacle to incorporate the material in clear glazings but a significant improvement of the optical quality of aerogel has been observed during the last five years. A number of prototypical evacuated 500x500x28 mm aerogel double glazed units employing a new edge seal technique were manufactured and characterized for their optical and thermal properties. As expected the same scattering of light was found in the aerogel glazings as in the aerogel samples, but excellent thermal performance was found, indicating a glazing type that from a thermal point of view is without competetion in heating dominated climates.

AB - Silica aerogel is an open-pored porous transparent material with optical and thermal properties that makes the material very interesting as an insulation material in windows. A number of different aerogels have been investigated for their optical and thermal performance. High thermal resistance of aerogel was found for all the investigated samples and the samples showed very high solar as well as light transmittance. However all the investigated aerogel samples showed a tendency to scatter the transmitted light resulting in a reduced optical quality when the aerogels are integrated in glazings. This phenomenon is considered being the main obstacle to incorporate the material in clear glazings but a significant improvement of the optical quality of aerogel has been observed during the last five years. A number of prototypical evacuated 500x500x28 mm aerogel double glazed units employing a new edge seal technique were manufactured and characterized for their optical and thermal properties. As expected the same scattering of light was found in the aerogel glazings as in the aerogel samples, but excellent thermal performance was found, indicating a glazing type that from a thermal point of view is without competetion in heating dominated climates.

M3 - Journal article

VL - 63

SP - 259

EP - 267

JO - Solar Energy

JF - Solar Energy

SN - 0038-092X

IS - 4

ER -