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    News - Could MIT's new nano-glass solve our screen glare woes?

    Researchers develop conical nano etched surface texture.
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    Re: News - Could MIT's new nano-glass solve our screen glare woes?

    I wonder how resistant this surface is to abrasion though. It seems to me that nano structures on the surface could get worn down pretty easily. Swiping the screen and putting a phone in your pocket means the surface is continually being rubbed.

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    Re: News - Could MIT's new nano-glass solve our screen glare woes?

    NANO in the name= BIG profit

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    Re: News - Could MIT's new nano-glass solve our screen glare woes?

    Also slightly misleading. This is more micro-metre scale tech.

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    Re: News - Could MIT's new nano-glass solve our screen glare woes?

    As long as rain water or whatever liquid spill isn't projected into my eyes, it sounds good to me

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    Re: News - Could MIT's new nano-glass solve our screen glare woes?

    Quote Originally Posted by HEXUS View Post
    Not a physicist but... wouldn't a self-cleaning surface that 'funnels' the light into the surface (less reflected) also be good for the surface of solar panels? The wear and tear would be less of an issue than with a screen (re: touchscreen) application too
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    Re: News - Could MIT's new nano-glass solve our screen glare woes?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tpyo View Post
    Not a physicist but... wouldn't a self-cleaning surface that 'funnels' the light into the surface (less reflected) also be good for the surface of solar panels? The wear and tear would be less of an issue than with a screen (re: touchscreen) application too
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    It would definitely benefit solar panels, and possibly also various fields of optics - Micro/telescopes, camera lenses etc.

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    Re: News - Could MIT's new nano-glass solve our screen glare woes?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tpyo View Post
    Not a physicist but... wouldn't a self-cleaning surface that 'funnels' the light into the surface (less reflected) also be good for the surface of solar panels? The wear and tear would be less of an issue than with a screen (re: touchscreen) application too
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    http://www.energyharvestingjournal.c...sp?sessionid=1

    Different tech, same idea

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    Re: News - Could MIT's new nano-glass solve our screen glare woes?

    Nano moose

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    Re: News - Could MIT's new nano-glass solve our screen glare woes?

    Anything's got to be better then the stuff Dell pastes on it's monitors these days for anti-glare!

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    Re: News - Could MIT's new nano-glass solve our screen glare woes?

    Us motorbikers see amazing new anti-fog stuff pitched at us every week to stop our visors misting up when you breathe on them during cold weather. From bitter personal experience, 99 percent of the vendors are little more than snake-oil merchants.

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