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Let there be light: Chemists develop magnetically responsive liquid crystals
June 26, 2014
University of California, Riverside, chemists have constructed liquid crystals with optical properties that can be instantly and reversibly controlled by an external magnetic field. The research opens the door to display applications relying on the instantaneous and contactless nature of magnetic manipulation--such as signage, posters, writing tablets and billboards.
University of California, Riverside
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