electrochromic love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to a substance that changes color or transparency when subjected to charged electrodes, as in the liquid crystal display of many calculators.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting electrochromism

Etymologies

electro- + chrom(o)- + -ic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Another strategy was to create "electrochromic dyes" with large changes in dipole moment between ground and excited state, so that a change in neuronal membrane potential could shift the peak wavelengths of absorbance or fluorescence4.

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  • Because they control the passage of both light and heat into a room, electrochromic windows serve as energy-saving devices in addition to making you seem uber-high tech.

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  • At the flip of a switch, electrochromic windows go from transparent to opaque, permitting privacy on demand while maximizing daylight the rest of the time.

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  • But in a contrast to the 575's age it is based on a model that is ten years old, Ferrari released the convertible version with futuristic, electrochromic glass.

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  • Now we have the electrochromic false nails invented by CIDETEC, the materials science division of Basque Research.

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  • The technology uses “electrochromic substances … that change their colour when an electrical voltage shifts charges in their molecules” and the German technology company suggested uses could include medicines displaying instructions in various languages.

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  • Heck, the roof itself might be electrochromic aerogel, so that it lets in light during the day, but is opaque at night.

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  • Wiehagen said electrochromic technology from Sage Electrochromics saves energy by darkening windows to almost black to block heat from entering.

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  • And you'll get to see out of the shade-less, smart electrochromic, glass windows that will be the largest in the industry and which can be dimmed with the push of a button.

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  • Based in Zeeland, Michigan, the international Company develops, manufactures and markets interior and exterior automatic-dimming automotive rearview mirrors that utilize proprietary electrochromic technology to dim in proportion to the amount of headlight glare from trailing vehicle headlamps.

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