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January 21, 2014
A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University Departments of Physics, and the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, has developed a new approach to produce transparent projection screens. Their result paves the way for a new class of transparent displays with many attractive features, including wide viewing angle, scalability to large size and low cost.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies
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