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Custom-made artificial mother-of-pearl

ETH researchers developed an imitation comparable to mother-of-pearl, the physical properties of which can be specifically adjusted.

28th December 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Zurich

Transport/​Aerospace, Construction

ETH researchers from the Group for Complex Materials led by André R. Studart have been investigating and imitating this structure. The materials scientists use a special process developed by them to produce such mother-of-pearl-like materials.

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