Transparent wood is a novel material which combines transparency with the unique structure and strength of wood. The material is a wood-polymer composite, resulting in transparency. Intensive research and development is being conducted in collaboration with WWSC.
- Low density compared to glass (from 1200 kg/m3)
- High optical transmittance
- Tunable haze
- Non-catastrophic failure
- Low thermal conductivity
- Light transmitting structures
- Solar cells