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Hands on: Crafting ultrathin color coatings


December 22, 2014

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Research from Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences suggests that an ultra-thin layer of a metal and a semiconductor could be applied to essentially any rough or flexible material to produce a vividly colored coating. The technique, which exploits optical interference effects, could potentially be used on wearable fabrics or stretchable electronics.Full Story

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