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Volume 14, Issue 4, Pages 225-231

Electrochromism and Electrochromic Windows

1Laboratoire de Chimie du Solide du CNRS, 351, Cours de la Libération, Talence Cédex, 33405, France
2Groupe de Recherches de Lacq du Groupe Elf. Aquitaine, Artix, B.P. 34. 64170, France

Received 29 July 1991; Accepted 22 August 1991

Copyright © 1992 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The properties of electrochromic thin film materials, i.e., those that can be reversibly colored by the passage of charge, are described. The application of some of these thin film compounds for the development of electrochromic windows is discussed.