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Contact: Chia Wei Hsu
cwhsu@MIT.EDU
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies

Basic Principle for the New Transparent Projection Screen

Caption: The basic principle for the new transparent projection screen: nanoparticles that interact with a single color (in this case blue) are incorporated into a transparent material. The result is a material that lets most of the ambient light go through and therefore appears transparent; however, by using a laser projector that sends a blue light beam of the specific color that is scattered by the embedded nanoparticles, one can obtain a high-resolution projected image.

Credit: Image courtesy of Chia Wei Hsu

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