• 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Vanadium dioxide (VO2)–based 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 ...
    • Reduced-Scale Hot Box Method for Thermal Characterization of Window Insulation Materials 

      Zhao, Xinpeng; Alex Mofid, Sohrab; Hulayel, Majed R.A.; Saxe, Gabriel W.; Jelle, Bjørn Petter; Yang, Ronggui (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Highly transparent and low thermal conductivity materials have attracted great interest for the applications in window insulation in recent years. Accurate characterization of the thermal properties including thermal ...
    • 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 ...