News From the Field
Peekaboo... I see through!
January 21, 2014
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University Departments of Physics, and the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, has developed a new approach to produce transparent projection screens. Their result paves the way for a new class of transparent displays with many attractive features, including wide viewing angle, scalability to large size and low cost.Full Story
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies
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