Diemut Strebe New 'blackest black' material absorbs 99.995 percent of light

NBC News Sep 18, 2019

Researchers at MIT have created what’s being called the blackest black ever — a new material that absorbs at least 99.995 percent of light that shines on it. The researchers made the ultrablack material by accident while looking for ways to improve the conductivity of carbon nanotubes, microscopic filaments with broad applications for energy storage and biomedicine.

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