Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 538164, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/538164
Research Article

Angular Transmittance Analysis of a Novel Thermotropic Material

Faculty of Architectural, Civil Engineering and Environment, Ningbo University, Ningbo 315211, China

Received 5 September 2013; Accepted 27 October 2013

Academic Editors: H. Kaplan Can and G. Schoukens

Copyright © 2013 Jian Yao. 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.

Linked References

  1. J. Yao and J. Xu, “Effects of different shading devices on building energy saving in hot summer and cold winter zone,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Mechanic Automation and Control Engineering (MACE '10), pp. 5017–5020, June 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. J. Yao and C.-W. Yan, “Development and analysis of a novel kind of smart thermotropic material,” Functional Materials Letters, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 135–139, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. J. C. Jonsson, L. Karlsson, P. Nostell, G. A. Niklasson, and G. B. Smith, “Angle-dependent light scattering in materials with controlled diffuse solar optical properties,” Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 84, no. 1–4, pp. 427–439, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. M. Zrinyi, A. Szilagyi, G. Filipcsei et al., Polymers for Advanced Technologies, vol. 501, 2001.
  5. T. Gyenes, A. Szilágyi, T. Lohonyai, and M. Zrínyi, “Electrically adjustable thermotropic windows based on polymer gels,” Polymers for Advanced Technologies, vol. 14, no. 11-12, pp. 757–762, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. A. Szilágyi, T. Gyenes, G. Filipcsei, and M. Zrínyi, “Thermotropic polymer gels: smart gel glass,” Macromolecular Symposia, vol. 227, pp. 357–366, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. F. Yu, “Cross-linking of chitosan with glutaraldehyde in the presence of citric acid—a new gelling system,” Chinese Journal of Polymer Science, vol. 17, no. 6, pp. 551–556, 1999. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. M. Z. Wang, J. C. Qiang, Y. Fang et al., “Preparation and properties of chitosan-poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) semi-IPN hydrogels,” Journal of Polymer Science A, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 474–4481, 2000. View at Google Scholar
  9. A. Seeboth and H.-R. Holzbauer, “The optical behavior of lyotropic liquid crystalline polymer gel networks: dependence on temperature,” Advanced Materials, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 408–411, 1996. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. H. Watanabe, “Intelligent window using a hydrogel layer for energy efficiency,” Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 54, no. 1–4, pp. 203–211, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. G. P. Montgomery, “Angle-dependent scattering of polarized light by polymer-dispersed liquid-crystal films,” Journal of the Optical Society of America B, vol. 5, no. 47, pp. 774–784, 1988. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  12. L. Wang, S. L. Jacques, and L. Zheng, “MCML—monte Carlo modeling of light transport in multi-layered tissues,” Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 131–146, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. A. Ishimaru, Wave Propagation and Scattering in Random Media, Academic Press, New York, NY, USA, 1978.
  14. S. A. Prahl, Light Transport in Tissue [Ph.D. thesis], University of Texas at Austin, 1988.
  15. J. Pickering, S. Prah, N. Van Wieringen, J. Beek, H. Sterenborg, and M. Gemert, “Double-integrating-sphere system for measuring the optical properties of tissue,” Applied Optics, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 399–410, 1993. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. W. B. Joyce and A. Joyce, “Descartes, newton, and snell's law,” Journal of the Optical Society of America, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 1–8, 1976. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus