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Contact: August Cassens
acassens@illinois.edu
217-300-4181
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

Self-Healed Glass Fiber-Reinforced Composite

Caption: This is an optical microscope image of healed fracture surface showing landscape of ruptured glass fibers (left) and a portion covered with polymerized healing agents (right).

Credit: Jason Patrick

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