Multi-zone mirrors

  • US 9,274,394 B2
  • Filed: 01/15/2014
  • Issued: 03/01/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/05/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An electrochromic mirror element comprisinga first substrate comprising:

  • a first surface; and

    a second surface;

    a second substrate substantially parallel to said first substrate comprising;

    a third surface; and

    a fourth surface;

    an electro-optic medium in a cavity defined by said first substrate and said second substrate;

    wherein said third surface carries a transflective coating;

    wherein said fourth surface carries a graded opacifying layer;

    wherein said opacifying layer defines at least two zones;

    wherein a first zone is a transflective zone; and

    wherein a second zone is an opacifying zone.

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