A New Method for Making Brilliant, Organic Dyes

The intense, brilliant color of high-tech organic dyes comes at a price — the chemical processes used to make them are extremely harmful to the environment. And these dyes are vital for many modern electronics, like flat screens and debit card chips. But what if you could replace the typical toxic solvents with plain old water? Researchers at the Technische Universität Wien in Vienna, Austria, have done just that. And their find is made all the more impressive considering the hydrophobic …
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