Researchers develop new 'stealth' material that can hide objects from infrared sensors

Lee Bell
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Stealth technology works via semiconductor material used in modern solar cells to trap light

A material based on "black silicon" could help hide an object's heat signature from infrared sensors, according to a new scientific study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UWM). Published ...

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