International Sugar Journal

Chameleon-like artificial ‘skin’ that has wide applications [Registered]

For consumers, this chameleon material could be used in a new class of display technologies, adding brilliant colour presentations to outdoor entertainment venues. It also may be possible to create an active camouflage on the exterior of vehicles that would change color to better match the surrounding environment.

More day-to-day applications could include sensors that would change colour to indicate that structural fatigue was stressing critical components on bridges, buildings, or the wings of airplanes.

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