Next-generation Microcapsules Deliver 'Chemicals On Demand', University of California, Berkeley (CAL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Research

Published: Nov 02, 2009

ScienceDaily (Nov. 2, 2009) — Scientists in California are reporting development of a new generation of the microcapsules used in carbon-free copy paper, in which capsules burst and release ink with pressure from a pen. The new microcapsules burst when exposed to light, releasing their contents in ways that could have wide-ranging commercial uses from home and personal care to medicine.

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