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Contact: Siegfried Derler
Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)

SEM Image of Textile Surface

Caption: A scanning electron microscope (SEM) image of the new bed linen shows the dot-matrix like structure. The structured textile surface reduces the contact area with the skin and, thanks to the microscopic spaces between the matrix points, enables the material to absorb moisture.

Credit: Empa

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