Tag Archives: University of Bayreuth

  • Stronger And Ultra-Light Materials For Bulletproof Armor

    MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, MASSACHUSETTS, USA; RICE UNIVERSITY, TEXAS, USA ; UNIVERSITY OF BAYREUTH, BAYREUTH, GERMANY & UNIVERSITE DU MAINE, LE MANS, FRANCE . A new type of self-assembling polymer material has recently been developed. It is made by alternating resilient rubber layers with rigid glass layers just like the layers of a cake in order to make it stronger and durable at the same time. Instead of adding bulk, smart layering has been applied to the new k .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shinji Tutoru
  • Artificial Fingerprint For Trademark Protection

    UNIVERSITY OF BAYREUTH, BAYREUTH, GERMANY. It is a trademark label that is used to avoid product piracy. It consists of a periodic, three-dimensional surface structure. The individual structure is invisible to the naked eye making it unforgeable. Also, it has low production cost compared to holograms and RFID tags. In 2007, a report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development stated that at least 10% of the world's global trading volume is affect .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shinji Tutoru
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