Solar Energy Materials

  • Lyle H. Slack


The sun is the engine that drives our universe. It is the source of electromagnetic energy that makes it possible for life to flourish here. The continual presence of solar energy over many eons has facilitated our evolution. Early man recognized the overpowering importance of the sun by worshiping it. The same continual solar flux on earth resulted in the fossil fuels which we are depleting so rapidly.


Solar Collector Heat Gain C0304 Film Absorber Plate Solar Energy Material 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lyle H. Slack
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Materials EngineeringVirginia Polytechnic Institute & State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

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