High durability solar absorptive coating and methods for making same

Patent Number: 9,499,699
Issued: 11/22/2016
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Abstract: The present invention relates to solar absorptive coatings including a ceramic material. In particular, the coatings of the invention are laser-treated to further enhance the solar absorptivity of the material. Methods of making and using such materials are also described.
Filed: 2/26/2015
Application Number: 14/632,838
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.