Video: Sunglasses on demand

Sunglasses on demand (video)
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Apart from their style, sunglasses have changed very little in the last few decades. Photochromic lenses that change from clear to tinted in sunlight were a big breakthrough.

Now new research from ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces could give that technology a big boost.

Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a that changes colors with the push of a button. John Reynolds, Ph.D. and his team explain these " on demand" in the latest episode of ACS Headline Science:


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