Clark School’s Amazing Transparent Wood Featured in New York Times
"Look Through Wood, No X-Ray Vision Required" ran in the New York Times on May 13, 2016. The article details the two step process outlined in the journal Advanced Materials that appeared on May 4, 2016. Lead researcher Liangbing Hu, assistant professor for the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and member of the University of Maryland Energy Research Center (UMERC) and NanoCenter, discusses potential uses for this wood.
Additional Media Placements
- Engadget, Scientists made see-through wood that's stronger than glass. May 16, 2016.
- DiscoverMagazine.com, Transparent Wood Is a Surprisingly Versatile Material. May 16, 2016.
- Tech Times, Scientists Create Transparent Wood Stronger, More Insulating Than Glass. May 16, 2016.
- CNET, Wood turned into a clear material stronger than glass. May 16, 2016.
- Gizmag, Researchers shine a light through transparent wood. May 17, 2016.
- New York Daily News, It looks like glass, but this see-through block is actually wood. May 17, 2016.
- Mother Nature Network, Goodbye glass, hello see-through wood. May 17, 2016.
- Daily Mail, Scientists create TRANSPARENT wood: superstrong material could replace glass in windows and even cars. May 17, 2016.
- Quartz, Scientists have found a way to make wood transparent. May 19, 2016.
- E&T Magazine, Transparent wood capabilities boosted with epoxy. May 20, 2016.
- CNN.com, The incredible possibilities of 'invisible' wood. May 23, 2016.
- Business Insider, Engineers have made clear wood that's stronger than plain wood. May 24, 2016.
- Nature World News, Scientists Create Transparent Wood, Find Out Its Uses. May 26, 2016.
Published May 13, 2016