SABIC and the VU University are coming together to develop a new solar thermal technology to harness sunlight that will collect heat more efficiently than current methods. The proprietary concept by VU University utilizes an ‘optical switch,’ a prismatic structure of the thermoplastic panels made from SABIC’s Lexan™ polycarbonate sheet. This process allows for the sunlight to be reflected before the panels get too hot. VU’s concept was awarded the EUREKA Climate prize by the province of North Holland in 2009.
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Synthesizing and Consolidation of Mechanically-Induced Solid-State Reacted Ti50C50 Nanopowders and Subsequent Consolidations
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Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Program, Energy and Building Research Center, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait
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