Thursday, June 22, 2017

Moths are eliminating screen glare once and for all

A group of scientists used moths as inspiration to create a substance for screens that increases reliability (up to) 10x in any lighting condition. At long last, someone is doing something about the Sun. Researchers at the University of Central Florida published the research in the scientific journal Optica. The project uses the lack of reflectivity in a moth’s eyes as the inspiration for a new kind of surface that is flexible, self-cleaning, and anti-reflective. Their process involved creating a moth eye-like nanostructure fabricated by an imprinting process that places the anti-reflective compound onto a flexible substrate with a thin hard-coating film.…

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