This has been mentioned here before, actually. At least I thought it had. I can't find it anywhere. I know I saw it somewhere and I researched a load
about it through google directories. Maybe it was slashdot.
I just wanted to provoke a little more thought on this topic.
Can you imagine the implications of this product if the alumina glass strenth could be made more maelable.
Also, could the optical properties be change is a electrical current is pass through the material.
A fighter jet could be made of this, fly around and not be seen.
But I wouldn't expect a jet fighter, or anything else for that matter, anytime soon made out of this stuff for a couple of reasons. First of all in
order to create the material the process calls for calcium or rare earth oxides of which there is a very limited suppy. Secondly the quenching
rate is 1000 degrees per second making it very difficult to produce large quantities.
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