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Rice University

Liquid Crystal Research Team

Caption: Rice University researchers show a small sample of liquid crystal silicone that has been drastically toughened through repeated compression. From left: Walter Chapman, Aditya Agrawal, Pulickel Ajayan and Rafael Verduzco.

Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University

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