A touch of gold makes glass more see through

Date: 29 September 2011
Source: http://www.physorg.com
(PhysOrg.com) -- Physicists at the King's College London have discovered a means of making glass more transparent - by coating it in a thin layer of gold.

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Researchers have found that by covering glass with a film of gold more light can be transmitted through more angles, reducing the amount that is reflected back. This could change the way we watch flat-screen TVs or view light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in watches and alarm clocks, which currently must be seen head-on for a clear perspective.

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Date: 29 September 2011
Source: http://www.physorg.com

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