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Light Converted To Sound For Weapons Detection, Medical Imaging
2014-05-20 03:22:07

A device that essentially listens for light waves could help open up the last frontier of the electromagnetic spectrum—the terahertz range.

Peacock Feathers Inspire Next-Gen Displays
2013-02-06 07:32:03

Peacock feathers have a beautiful iridescence about them – a sheen that shifts colors depending on your perspective. But recreating this effect has been a nuisance for engineers trying to reproduce this unique color mechanism to make high-resolution, reflective color display screens.

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2010-08-25 13:34:24

In a step toward more efficient, smaller and higher-definition display screens, a University of Michigan professor has developed a new type of color filter made of nano-thin sheets of metal with precisely spaced gratings.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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