Color-changing SensoGlow may allow for better UV-monitoring

Developed at Finland’s University of Turku, SensoGlow is composed largely of a synthetic version of hackmanite, an inexpensive photochromic mineral. Depending on how the composite material is “tuned,” it can be made to respond to either UVA, UVB or UBC radiation, with the extent of its color-change indicating the radiation’s intensity.

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