• Durability-Enhanced Vanadium Dioxide Thermochromic Film for Smart Windows 

      Zhao, Xinpeng; Alex Mofid, Sohrab; Gao, Tao; Tan, Gang; Jelle, Bjørn Petter; Yin, Xiaobo; Yang, Ronggui (Journal article, 2020)
      Vanadium dioxide (VO2)ebased thermochromic films are of great interest for energy-saving smart windows as they can dynamically change the solar transmittance as the ambient temperature changes. However, VO2 is thermodynamically ...
    • Influence of Shell Materials on the Optical Performance of VO2 Core-Shell Nanoparticle-Based Thermochromic Films 

      Xie, Yinmo; Zhao, Xinpeng; Alex Mofid, Sohrab; Tan, Jianyu; Jelle, Bjørn Petter; Yang, Ronggui (Journal article, 2021)
      VO2 nanoparticle–based thermochromic films have shown great promise for applications in smart windows because of their relatively high luminous transmittance and solar modulation ability. To improve the lifetime of VO2 ...
    • Optically-Switchable Thermally-Insulating VO2-Aerogel Hybrid Film for Window Retrofits 

      Zhao, Xinpeng; Alex Mofid, Sohrab; Jelle, Bjørn Petter; Tan, Gang; Yin, Xiaobo; Yang, Ronggui (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Developing easy-to-install energy-efficient window retrofitting materials is important for reducing the heating and cooling loads of buildings. However, it is very challenging to achieve window retrofits that are simultaneously ...
    • Utilization of Size-Tunable Hollow Silica Nanospheres for Building Thermal Insulation Applications 

      Alex Mofid, Sohrab; Jelle, Bjørn Petter; Zhao, Xinpeng; Gao, Tao; Grandcolas, Mathieu; Cunningham, Bridget; Ng, Serina; Yang, Ronggui (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Hollow silica nanospheres (HSNS) have been the subject of intense studies as a possible building block that may successfully bring about nano insulation materials (NIM) with substantially reduced thermal conductivity. The ...