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Hopefully this starts replacing those crappy glossy screens that some moron decided needs to go on laptops these days. I can't use my laptop in a room even remotely-well lit without struggling to look past my own reflection to see the screen.
....why did you get a laptop with a glossy screen then?
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post #22 of 46
Invisible glass was already here. Try any random window in BF3
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That is pretty awesome!
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Now, Wonder Woman can build her plane out of glass and call it the Invisible Plane.
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Originally Posted by Ragnarok View Post
How much light can pass through current anti-reflective coatings?
You can get optics that are 99.99% transmissive, so there are AR coatings that can get you down to 0.01% reflectivity.

They're costly, so in this case the devil is in the details with how these people achieve their AR and the costs associated.
    
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This would be awesome for glasses
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post #27 of 46
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Originally Posted by mott555 View Post
Hopefully this starts replacing those crappy glossy screens that some moron decided needs to go on laptops these days. I can't use my laptop in a room even remotely-well lit without struggling to look past my own reflection to see the screen.
Glossy screens aren't too bad for monitors. I've got one and I don't really notice it's glossy unless it's off.
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post #28 of 46
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Another less exciting use for this would be in framing artwork. I collect art prints and get them custom framed from time to time, so this would be really nice.
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My biggest question is, could we add the those non reflective layers to other glass (gorilla, etc.)? If not, I would be surprised if we saw it on phones anytime soon. Sturdiness is a big selling point now a days. If you could add it to other types of glass, I wonder if you could add it to other materials as well. Cars with less glare on them may be a safety boost. Or for that matter, having this type of glass on rear view/side mirrors on cars would be great as well.

Anyone thinking that all the glass (ie. in stores, in your house) would be replaced is probably going to be disappointed. Obviously there's the increased chance of walking into it, but it's going to be more expensive than a regular window. Why would you want to make glass doors and house windows out of this material?
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Hmmmm... the glass could still get dirty, I imagine. I have a hard time believing that it will remain completely transparent for very long.
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