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August 13th, 2006

New Shear Thickening Fluid (STF) enables flexible, comfortable armor

Abstract:
Since warfare began, developing armor has been a balance between the need for protection and the need for comfort, flexibility and light weight. A new nanotechnology known as Shear Thickening Fluid (STF) created by scientists at ARL and UDTC looks set to provide the next generation of armor.

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