Two Japanese companies Oji Holdings and Mitsubishi Chemical have developed a transparent paper from cellulose fibers. The new material will be used in displays, tablet PCs.
The thickness of the paper-like plastic wrap, 20 thousand times thinner than a human hair, according to NHK. Paper Weight — 8-85 g/m2.
Both companies, in collaboration with electronics manufacturers are planning to establish a cost-effective mass production of transparent paper for three years. Paper, according to representatives of Oji Holdings, will help in creating flexible tablet that can be easily rolled up and folded.