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.
Nakamura, K, Amimori, I, Hokazono, H, Watanabe, J, "Anti-glare and Anti-reflection film, Polarizing Plate, and Image Display Device.
In a paper appearing in Energy Express, a bi-monthly supplement to Optics Express, the open-access journal published by the Optical Society (OSA), the team describes how this film improves the performance of photovoltaic modules in laboratory and field experiments, and they calculate how the anti-reflection film would improve the yearly performance of solar cells deployed over large areas in either Tokyo, Japan or Phoenix, Ariz.
In the application of anti-reflection films on solar cells, the hydrophobicity should be also taken into account.
They are therefore promising candidates for anti-reflection films, e.
Nanoimprinted structures and components are being used in items such as anti-reflection films, and solar cells.
Sunlight readability enhancements by adding brightness enhancements and anti-reflection films to a TFT LCD
Katsumi Makino, Deputy General Manager at Fuji Photo Film, will review the market and technical trends for polarizers, compensation and anti-reflection films, and describe how each can increase screen image performance.
To lower external LCD reflection, polarizer with anti-reflection films is used and upgraded AFFS technology is applied for higher internal panel reflection.