anti-reflection coating

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anti-reflection coating 

A thin film of transparent material, usually a metallic fluoride (e.g. magnesium fluoride), deposited on the surface of a lens which increases transmission and reduces surface reflection. Abbreviated: AR coating. Syn. anti-reflection film. See coating; Fresnel's formula; ghost image; coated lens.
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"Using our flexible anti-reflection film on smartphones and tablets will make the screen bright and sharp, even when viewed outside," says Shin-Tson Wu, lead researcher on the project.
(12.) Nakamura, K, Amimori, I, Hokazono, H, Watanabe, J, "Anti-glare and Anti-reflection film, Polarizing Plate, and Image Display Device." US Patent 6,888,593, 2005
The adhesive films segment is further sub-segmented into diffuser films, anti-reflection films, dicing films, and pressure-sensitive films.
In the application of anti-reflection films on solar cells, the hydrophobicity should be also taken into account.
Nanoimprinted structures and components are being used in items such as anti-reflection films, and solar cells.

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