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2015-02-11 08:37:34

CAMBRIDGE, England, February 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - New technology makes bendable, light, thin and unbreakable liquid crystal displays (LCDs)

Möbius strips of light
2015-01-30 13:21:38

Many schoolchildren are taught how to quickly and easily create a Mobius strip: Take a strip of paper, twist it once and join up the ends. This unique one-sided, three-dimensional shape rarely appears in nature, but a new study in the journal Science has found that it does appear in the polarization of an extremely short beam of laser light.

2015-01-26 23:08:09

LCR Hallcrest’s booklet introduces the reader to Thermochromic Liquid Crystals (TLCs) and the variety of chemical compounds used in the formulation of thermochromic liquid crystals.

2014-05-28 16:25:13

More than a quantum step forward toward the next generation of displays DARMSTADT, Germany, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Keynote speech by Michael Heckmeier: Synergies are

What Wax and TV have in common
2014-01-14 12:24:55

Paraffin wax and an LCD television have a lot more in common than you might think, according to a new study.

Researchers Grow Liquid Crystal 'Flowers' That Can Be Used As Lenses
2013-12-22 17:45:14

A team of material scientists, chemical engineers and physicists from the University of Pennsylvania has made another advance in their effort to use liquid crystals as a medium for assembling structures.

Scientist Creates Morphing Material That Has Huge Potential
2013-12-10 09:58:50

Heating a sheet of plastic may not bring it to life – but it sure looks like it does in new experiments at Rice University.

Developing Highly Rugged, Lightweight Liquid Crystal Displays
2013-09-04 09:18:22

Displays for smartphones or tablet-PCs should be highly ruggedized at little overall weight. For curved displays, that might play a role in advertising or the automotive sector, a certain flexibility of the display materials is mandatory.

Nanomachines: Devices Of The Future
2013-08-28 09:42:10

Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences An innovative measurement method was used at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw for estimating power generated by motors of single molecule in size, comprising a few dozens of atoms only. The findings of the study are of crucial importance for construction of future nanometer machines – and they do not instil optimism. Nanomachines are devices of the future. Composed of a...

Light Slowed Down To A Crawl In Liquid Crystal Matrix
2013-08-13 15:42:26

Light traveling in a vacuum is the Universe’s ultimate speed demon, racing along at approximately 300,000 kilometers per second. Now scientists have found an effective new way to put a speed bump in light’s path.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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