Seal for electrochromic devices

  • US 6,157,480 A
  • Filed: 09/21/1998
  • Issued: 12/05/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/21/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An electrochromic mirror, comprising front and rear spaced elements, each having front and rear surfaces, said rear surface of said front element having a layer of transparent conductive material disposed thereon, at least a major portion of said front surface of said rear element having a reflector/electrode disposed thereon, said mirror further comprising a seal member bonding said front and rear spaced elements together in a spaced-apart relationship to define a chamber containing an electrochromic medium, said seal member comprising a sealing system and an adhesion promoter, said adhesion promoter comprising a first region that is a phosphorous- or sulfur-containing organic moiety, where said reflector/electrode is effective to reflect light through said medium and said front element when said light reaches said reflector/electrode after passing through said front element and said electrochromic medium.

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