Transparent electric convection heater

JK Microtechnology Limted (2001) Transparent electric convection heater. .

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Abstract

An optically transparent electrically heated convection heater for use as a space heater in homes, offices, shops. Typically, said convection heater consists of a transparent layer 1 upon which is deposited a layer of a transparent electrically conductive material 2 such as indium-tin-oxide, electrodes 3 and 3a are formed on opposite edges of the transparent electrically conductive layer 2 and electrical wires 4 and 4a are connected to the electrodes. The transparent electrically conductive layer 2 is sandwiched between layer 1 and another transparent layer 1a. The passage of an electrical current through the optically transparent conductive layer 2 causes it to be heated according to the Joule effect, thereby heating the transparent panels 1 and 1a and the surrounding air by convection.

Item Type:Patents
Additional Information:UK Patent Application GB2361990A
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Khalid, Dr Ata-ul-Habib
Authors: Khalid, A., and Luck, J.L.
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering

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