Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Worlds Thinnest 2D and 3D Display using Soap Bubble

Researchers from the University of Tokyo created the world's thinnest screen on a soap bubble! The soap bubble is a "micro-membrane" that allows light to pass through and displays colors. They call it a Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF). To create the display device, the mix two colloidal liquids to make the screen. 

To see more information along with a video of the display in operation, click here.

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