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2013-01-22 00:20:05

Exclusive agreement with one of the world's largest glass companies to develop anti-reflective glass technology for architectural glass marketPleasanton, Ca., Jan 22, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Rolith, Inc., the leader in developing advanced nanostructured coatings and devices, today announces partnership with Asahi Glass Company (AGC), one of the world's largest glass manufacturers. The joint development agreement reflects a continued partnership between the two companies in commercializing an...

Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source Uncovers New Path To More Efficient Organic Solar Cells
2013-01-07 12:42:39

DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Why are efficient and affordable solar cells so highly coveted? Volume. The amount of solar energy lighting up Earth's land mass every year is nearly 3,000 times the total amount of annual human energy use. But to compete with energy from fossil fuels, photovoltaic devices must convert sunlight to electricity with a certain measure of efficiency. For polymer-based organic photovoltaic cells, which are far less expensive to manufacture than...

Indium-free Organic Light-emitting Diodes Developed By Scientists
2012-12-03 20:33:46

Ames Laboratory Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy´s (DOE) Ames Laboratory have discovered new ways of using a well-known polymer in organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), which could eliminate the need for an increasingly problematic and breakable metal-oxide used in screen displays in computers, televisions, and cell phones. The metal-oxide, indium tin oxide (ITO), is a transparent conductor used as the anode for flat screen displays, and has been the standard for...

2012-10-22 04:00:31

Injecting fillers into your face can produce amazing or awful results. Beware of deals that sound too good to be true. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, dermal fillers are the fastest growing, minimally invasive procedure one can have to diminish the effects of aging. If you'd like to restore youthful fullness to your face, plump lips, enhance shallow contours or soften those facial creases and wrinkles, dermal fillers may be the...

Iridescent And Ultra Water Proof Material Created At Penn State
2012-10-16 04:29:43

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Read my exclusive interview with Professor Shu Yang about her research. Have you ever looked at a peacock´s feathers, a butterfly´s wing or an oily puddle on the road and wondered why they have those shimmering, vibrant colors? Unlike the colors you see in spring grass, an animals´ fur or fading autumn leaves, these iridescent hues are not the result of pigmentation but rather of a naturally occurring...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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